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General George Custer.. Black Hills' gold...

Item #675643

August 31, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 31, 1874

* General George Armstrong Custer

* Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition

The top of page 10 has one column headings that include: "THE LAND OF GOLD" "Discovery of the Precious Metal in the Back Hills" and more. (see)

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John L. Sullivan vs. Tug Wilson...

Item #675642

July 19, 1882

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 19, 1882

* John L. Sullivan

* Heavyweight boxing

Page 3 has one column headings: "Sick Sullivan" "He Suffers More Than His English opponent" "Wilson Challenges the Boston Boy to Fight for the Belt" (see)

Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Hauptmann charged with the murder of the Lindbergh baby...

Item #675641

September 21, 1934

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., September 21, 1934 

* Bruno Hauptmann arrested 

* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping

The front page has a nice banner headline: "LINDBERGH CASE SOLVED BY ARREST AND FINDING OF MONEY, POLICE SAY" with subheads and small photo of Charles Jr. More on page 2.

Complete with all 36 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.... See More  

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Hammond, Indiana circus train wreck...

Item #675621

June 24, 1918

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, June 24, 1918  This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "CIRCUS DISASTER COST 85 LIVES", "Sixty-Two Bodies Taken from Wreck With Only 24 of Them Recognizable" and more. See photos for text on the Hammond circus train wreck.

Other news, sports and advertisments of the day. Light browning,... See More  

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Death of "comic genius" Lucille Ball...

Item #675564

April 27, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 27, 1989

* Lucille Ball death (1st report)

* Actress - comedienne -  model

* "I Love Lucy" television sitcom

* Best title to be had ?

The top of the ftpg. has four photos of Lucille Ball with a ftpg. report headed: "Lucille Ball Dies; TV's Comic Genius Was 77" with a related subhead. Much more on her on page 3, including two more relat... See More  

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1937 Brady Gang shootout....

Item #675563

October 18, 1937

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, N.C. (Weekly), October 18, 1937

* Al Brady Gang shootout

* Bangor ME Maine

* F.B.I. - G-Men agents (1st report)

The front page has a two column pictorial with heading: "Two Killers Reach End of the Trail" with brief text underneath. Coverage on the famous shootout in Bangor, Maine between the Brady gang and the F.B.I.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning a... See More  

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RMS Carpathia sunk by German U-55...

Item #675556

July 20, 1918


* RMS Carpathia sunk by German submarine U-55

* Famous for rescuing the RMS Titanic survivors

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CARPATHIA IS SUNK" with subheads and photo. (see) I wonder how many people knew that this ocean liner, famous for the rescue of the Titanic survivors actually was sunk by a German U-boat durin... See More  

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Triple crown Seattle Slew loses 1st in 1977...

Item #675555

July 04, 1977

SPORT'S SECTION ONLY of the Los Angeles Times, July 4, 1977

* Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew

* Thoroughbred horse racing

* Loses 1st race to J. O. Tobin

The top of the front page of this section has a banner headline: "J.O. TOBIN AND SHOE SLAY THE SLEW" with subheads and a few related photos. Nice for display. Great to have in this West Coast publication.

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A slave mother's attempted escape... General Burnside resigns...

Item #675553

January 29, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1863  Page 3 has a short, but moving account: "Fearful Struggle for Freedom by a Slave Mother", followed by details of her attempted escape with her child. See the image for a heart-wrenching quote.

Page 5 has: "Gen. Burnside Tenders His Resignation", followed by, "The President Declines to Accept It."

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Wizard of Oz debut... opening day close...

Item #675552

August 11, 1939


* The Wizard of Oz

* Opening day advertisement (2 DAYS PRIOR)

* Judy Garland and more

Page 4 has an historic advertisement in early film history. See images for a 6 x 6 inch ad for the premiere of "The Wizard of Oz" in New York City. This was 6 days prior to it's grand opening. New York City was one of the first cities to release this ... See More  

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Ted Drake's seven goals record soccer game...

Item #675551

December 15, 1935

NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 15, 1935

* Ted Drake - Arsenal football club (soccer)

* Villa Park, Aston, Birmingham, England

* Seven goals - top-flight record game

Page 4 of this section has a one column heading: "SOCCER MARK SET AS 60,000 LOOK ON" with subheads that include: "Seven Goals by Drake of Arsenal Best Under English League's New Rule"... See More  

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Carrier USS Wasp sinking....

Item #675550

October 27, 1942


* USS Aircraft Carrier Wasp sinking

* Battle of Guadacanal

* World War II - WWII

The front page has a four column heading: "3rd U. S. Losses Carrier Lost" with subhead: "Wasp Sinking Sept. 15 Heightens Gloom on Pacific Outlook" and photo. Coverage contines inside with another photo. (see) "This sinking actually happened... See More  

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General George S. Patton death burial..

Item #675549

December 25, 1945

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 25, 1945

* General George S. Patton death burial

* Post World War II reports

The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "PATTON BURIED AT SIDE OF 3D ARMY PRIVATE" with subhead and related pictorial.

Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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1927 Henry Ford murder attempt ?....

Item #675548

March 31, 1927


* Henry Ford assassination attempt ?

* Automobile magnate car wreck

* Best title to be had ?

The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "ATTEMPT TO KILL FORD FAILS" with subheads. Photo of Ford is on the back page.

Complete with 38 pages, light toning, some margin wear, more so along the spine, nice for display as such.... See More  

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Marking charcoal illustrations...

Item #675547

December 27, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 27, 1879 (print only) This is a single leaf full page print taken from this issue entitled "Charcoal Burning" drawn by S. G. McCutcheon and is comprised of several illustrations showing the life and procedure of charcoal. This is a genuine leaf from the issue--not a reprint measuring approximately 10.25 x 15.25 inches, with a few archival mends for small ed... See More  

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Clyde Barrow Gang Machine Gun Fight photo..

Item #675546

July 26, 1933


* Clyde Barrow Gang

* Machine Gun Battle

* Outlaws Bonnie & Clyde

* Famous photo of capture (Blanche)

The bottom of the back page has a four column photo with heading: "Gang Of Bandit Suspects Engages In Machine Gun Battle With Iowa Posse; Two Captured" with brief text. Coverage on the machine gun battle with police at their woo
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Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.....

Item #675544

November 10, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 10, 1989 

* Fall of the Berlin Wall (1st report)

* Brandenburg Gate w/ photo

The top of the front page has a headline: "East Germany Opens Borders; Wall Has 'No More Meaning'" with subheads and related photo. More inside.

Complete 1sat section only with pages 1-44, very nice condition.... See More  

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Preston Tucker indictment for fraud...

Item #675543

June 12, 1949

THE DETROIT NEWS, June 12, 1949

* Preston Tucker indicted for fraud

* Automobile designer & entrepreneur

* 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame

The front page has a one column heading: "Tucker Rips Autop Maker" with subhead. (see) Coverage on Preston Tucker's indictment for mail fraud. Great to have in a Detroit publication, rare as such.

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Milk tradition at Indy 500 begins... Louis Meyer

Item #675542

May 31, 1936

NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, N.C. May 31, 1936

* Louis Meyer wins 3rd Indianapolis 500

* Automobile race at speedway - Indiana

* The drinking of milk tradition begins

The front page has a three column heading: "Louis Meyer Shatters Records In Third Indianapolis Victory" with subhead and related illustration. (see) No mention of him drinking milk in this report but history shows t... See More  

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1994 Orange County, California bankruptcy...

Item #675541

December 07, 1994


* Orange County, California

* Files for Bankruptcy

The front page has a banner headline: "Orange County Files for Bankruptcy Protection as Creditor Seeks Payment" with subheads and related photo. Lengthy text continues inside. Nice to have in this famous West Coast publication.

Complete 1st section only with 34 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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Lou Gehrig hits 4 home runs in a row....

Item #675537

June 04, 1932


* New York Yankees baseball

* Lou Gehrig (Iron Horse)

* 4 home runs in single game

The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "Gehrig Hits Four Consecutive Home Runs to Equal Record Of Robert Lowe Made in 1894" (see)

Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, small tear along the top margin, generally nice.

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Battle of Warsaw (1920)... Polish-Soviet War...

Item #675532

August 16, 1920


* Battle of Warsaw (1920)

* Miracle of the Vistula

* Polish-Soviet War - Poland

The front page has a great banner headline: "WARSAW GATES STOP REDS" with subheads. (see) Very nice for display.

Complete with 18 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.... See More  

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St. Anthony's Hospital Fire Disaster...

Item #675530

April 05, 1949

CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College, Penn. April 5, 1949

* St. Anthony's Hospital Fire Disaster

* Effingham, Illinois

The top of the front page has a banner headline above the masthead: "50 Feared Killed in Hospital Fire" with subhead. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally good.... See More  

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Selling tickets on the Titanic's next voyage...

Item #675529

April 13, 1912

THE TIMES, London, England, April 13, 1912 

* Pre Sinking the RMS Titanic

* 2nd trip from England advertisement

Although the Titanic had just departed England the day prior, page 2 has an advertisements for the White Star Line selling tickets on its next departure from England: "...Largest Steamers In The World...Titanic...Wed., May 1..." with particulars of other ships &... See More  

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Chicago Blackhawks win 1st Stanley Cup....

Item #675528

April 11, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1934

* Chicago Blackhawks - NHL Hockey

* Win 1st Stanley Cup

* Original 1st report

This 44 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 27 that reads: "16,500 See Chicago Triumph in Overtime to Capture World's Hockey Title" with subheads that include: "HAWKS SCORE, 1-0; WIN STANLEY CUP" "March's Drive After 30:05 of Overtime B... See More  

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Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish captured in 1934...

Item #675527

December 14, 1934

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., December 14, 1934

* Albert Fish captured - arrested

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"

The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "Fish Admits Kidnapping and Murder" with subhead. (see) Early coverage on Albert Fish admitti... See More  

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On the founding of television in 1928...

Item #675523

February 19, 1928

NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1928 

* John Baird - father of television

* TV in it's infancy - inventions

Page XX 14 (near the back) has a nice banner headline: "RADIO IMAGES ARE GLIMPSING ACROSS THE ATLANTIC" with subhead: "Scotsman's Road To Television Fraught With Many Obstacles" and 3 related photos showing John L. Baird, considered one of the inventors o... See More  

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Dillinger Gang robs a Chicago bank...

Item #675522

December 14, 1933

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, Dec. 14, 1933 

* John Dillinger gang bank robbery 

* Before He became nationally known

The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "7 Bandits Listen to Police Radio While Looting Bank" (see) This was the work of the John Dillinger Gang while he & fellow gangsters were in the midst of the Mid-Western crime spree.

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The French in Mexico, featuring a map...

Item #675521

January 29, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 29, 1863 

* Front Page Map of Mexico

* Port Hudson MS

* Vicksburg, Mississippi

The front page. has a large map headed: "THE FRENCH IN MEXICO. Operations of the French Army--The Route of the Troops from Vera Cruz to the Mexican Capital" with related front page heads as well.

There are also front page Civil War reports including: "Rebel Army Under G... See More  

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2 slavers captured... African slave trade...

Item #675520

November 12, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Maine, Nov. 12, 1858

* The African slavery trade - slaves

Page 4 has two brief reports on the capture of2 slavers, one off the coast of Charleston and another off of Cuba. (see)

Eight pages, nice condition.

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Carl Lewis wins 2nd gold medal in 1984...

Item #675519

August 07, 1984

USA TODAY, Aug. 7, 1984

* Carl Lewis wins 2nd of 4 gold medals

* 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles

The front page has a headline that reads: "Lewis gets gold--but short of record" with photo of Lewis and more.  Lewis was trying to Match Jesse Owens four gold medals he won in 1936 Berlin. Lewis would achieve this in the following days,. Much more on the 1984 Summer Olympics ... See More  

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Mary Todd Lincoln suicide attempt...

Item #675518

May 21, 1875

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1875

* Osceola Mills PA Pennsylvania fire disaster

* Mary Todd Lincoln's suicide attempt

The front page has one column headings: "DESTRUCTION OF A TOWN" "Osceola, Penn., Swept Over By Forest Fires" and more.

Page 7 has a small heading: "Mrs. Lincoln" See image for text here.

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Women's Suffrage in 1911 California...

Item #675514

October 12, 1911

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, October 12, 1911

* Women's suffrage in California

* Voting rights for females

The front page has a one column heading: "SUFFRAGE IS APPARENTLY VICTORIOUS IN STATE" with subheads. 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.

Comple... See More  

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Great banner headline on the killing of gangster "Pretty Boy" Floyd...

Item #675511

October 23, 1934

THE DETROIT NEWS, October 23, 1934 

* Charles Pretty Boy Floyd

* Public enemy No. 1 killed

The front page has a one column heading: "Argue Custody Of Floyd's Pal" with subhead. (see) Page 4 has a nice pictorial showing a dead Floyd and a shed where he was killed with heading: "Pretty Boy Floyd's Career Ends on a Morgue Slab After Corn Crib Killing" (see)

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Wizard of Oz debut... opening week review...

Item #675509

August 27, 1939

SECTION 7 ONLY of the Chicago Daily Tribune, August 27, 1939

* The Wizard of Oz film - movie

* Opening week review w/ photo

* Judy Garland and more

Page 5 of this section has a banner headline: "Ballyhoo and Judy Garland Lure Crowds to 'Wizard of Oz'" which is a description of the film which opened in Chicago just 2 days prior.

The top of page 4 has a photo of the scarec... See More  

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Burning of the Quarantine Hospital in Staten Island...

Item #675508

September 02, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1858 

* Quarantine Hospital burning

* Bayley Seton Hospital

* Tompkinsville, Staten Island

Page 4 has a column headed: "Great Conflagration at Staten Island" "Destruction of the Quarantine Establishment" with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases... See More  

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Michael Jordan becoming a superstar w/ photo...

Item #675505

May 11, 1988

USA TODAY, Thursday, May 11, 1988

* Michael Jordan becoming a superstar

* Chicago Bulls NBA basketball - playoffs

The front page of the sport's section has a action photo showing Michael Jordan with heading: "Jordan's Star rises higher" Also a two column heading: "Chicago's equalizer in control" which is a nice report on Jordan's skills.

Complete with al... See More  

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Preußenschlag "Rape of Prussia"...

Item #675486

July 21, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1932

* Preußenschlag "Rape of Prussia"

* End of German Weimar Republic step

* Free State of Prussia cabinet dismissed


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Dillinger escapes from jail with a fake gun...

Item #675484

March 03, 1934

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., March 3, 1934 

* Outlaw John Dillinger

* Famous wooden gun escape (1st report)

* Crown Point, Indiana jail

Along the last column of the front page is a one column heading: "DILLINGER GOT OUT OF JAIL AT CROWN POINT" with subhead. See images for text here. This was one of the more famous events in the notorious career of outlaw John Dillinger, esc... See More  

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Jewish plot to assassinate Hitler ?...

Item #675481

May 03, 1934


* Early plot to assassinate Adolph Hitler

* Jewish - Jews - Judaica - Judaism

The front page has a one column heading: "Nazi Paper Bares 'Jewdom Plot' Claims" (see)

Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binsing holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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Death of famed actor Gergory Peck...

Item #675480

June 13, 2003

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 13, 2003 

* Gregory Peck death (1st report)

* Hollywood movie - film actor

* "To Kill a Mockingbird" fame

* Best title to be had ?

The top of the ftpg. has a boxed section headed: "Gregory Peck - 1916 - 2003" with  4 photos of him, and a 2 column head: "Peck Was 'Last Aristocrat' Of Hollywood Golden Era". The article ... See More  

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1916 Battle of Verdun, France...

Item #675478

March 01, 1916

FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, March 1, 1916 

* Battle of Verdun, France beginning

* World War I - WWI

* German vs. French armies

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GERMAN ADVANCE HALTS AT VERDUN" with subhead. (see) Coverage near the beginning of the Battle of Verdun in France. Some consider this to be the greatest and lengthiest battle in World ... See More  

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Al Capone freed from prison....

Item #675477

November 16, 1939

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 16, 1939

* Al 'Scarface" Capone to be freed from prison

* Chicago gangster becoming a free man again

* Best publication to be had ? rare as such

The front page has a banner headline: "BARE O'HARE'S CAPONE TRAP" with subheads. (see) Al Capone would leave the penitentiary in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania on this day. When it comes to gang... See More  

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Bobby Jones wins 1930 Southeastern Open....

Item #675476

April 02, 1930

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 2, 1930

* Bobby Jones wins Southeastern Open

* PGA professional golf tournament - Augusta, Georgia

* The beginning of his famed grand slam

The sport's section (page 24) has a two column heading: "Jones Adds Southwestern Golf Title to His Long String" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Bobby Jones winning the 1930 Southeastern Open... See More  

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Jesse Ownens shines for Ohio State...

Item #675474

June 21, 1936

SPORT'S SECTION ONLY for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 21, 1936

* Jesse Owens Wins 4 events w/ one World record

* NCAA Track and Field Championships (Chicago)

* Summer Olympics in Nazi Germany on the horizon

The front page of this section has a one column heading: "TROJANS TAKE TEAM HONORS; OWENS WINNER OF 4 EVENTS" First report coverage continues on page 2 with a nice p... See More  

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Muhammad Ali's 1st fight back...

Item #675473

October 27, 1970

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass. October 27, 1970

 * Muhammad Ali first fight back

* Heavyweight boxing vs. Jerry Quarry

The top of page 7 has a five column headline: "Ali Returns To Ring After 3 1/2 Years For 3rd-Round TKO Win Over Quarry" and more.

Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

wikipedia notes: In... See More  

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1950 Wake Island Conference.. Korean War...

Item #675472

October 16, 1950


* Wake Island Conference

* Korean War progress

* Douglas MacArthur

* Harry S. Truman

The front page has a three column photo with heading: "MacArthur and the Boss" and a one column heading: "Truman Sees Sights on Hawaii Tour" with another related photo.

Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes ... See More  

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Einstein's first visit to the United States...

Item #675462

April 03, 1921

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1921

* Professor Albert Einstein

* Theory of Relativity fame

* 1st day in America

The front page has a one column heading: "PROF. EINSTEIN HERE, EXPLAINS RELATIVITY" with subheads. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, light toning, some spine wear, otherwise good.

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Pope John Paul II assassination attempt...

Item #675461

May 14, 1981

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1981

* Pope John Paul II

* Assassination attempt

* Mehmet Ali Ağca

The front page has a nice banner headline: "POPE IS SHOT IN CAR IN VATICAN SQUARE; SURGEONS TERM CONDITION 'GUARDED'; TURK, AN ESCAPED MURDERER, IS SEIZED" with subheads and 3 related photos. Much more on the following pages.

Complete with all 112 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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Mutiny on the Bounty... Captain William Bligh...

Item #675448
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790  Near the back is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty.

The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at Sea, which for their Singularity & Importance are worthy to be recorded." which b... See More  

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