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680207

1899 Battle of Modder River...

Item #680207

November 29, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 29, 1899



* Battle of Modder River - South Africa

* Second Boer War

* Lord Methuen - British Army victory


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BLOODIEST BATTLE OF THE CENTURY" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not ... See More  

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680204

The Wall Street panic of 1873...

Item #680204

September 25, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 25, 1873



* Wall Street - stock market failure

* Panic of 1873 near the beginning

* Best title to be had ?




The top of page 6 has one column headings: "THE CALM" "The Banks Bringing Order Out Of Chaos" "The Stock Exchange Speaks" "Reported Shipments of Gold from Europe" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Complete with 16 pages, ... See More  

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680199

1899 Battle of Magersfontein...

Item #680199

December 13, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 13, 1899



* Battle of Magersfontein - South Africa

* Second Boer War - "Black Week"

* Lord Methuen - British Army defeat


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "METHUEN REPULSED WITH HEAVY LOSS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to... See More  

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680164

1899 Braznell mine explosion... Brownsville...

Item #680164

December 23, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec.. 23, 1899



* Braznell Mine Explosion - Stockdale Coal Co.

* Brownsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MINERS ENTOMBED" with subheads. (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 er... See More  

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680158

1899 Key West, Florida yellow fever pandemic...

Item #680158

September 19, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 19, 1899



* Key West, Florida

* Yellow fever - jack

* Epidemic - pandemic




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AN AWFUL EPIDEMIC" with subheads. (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.

Complete wi... See More  

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680157

1899 B. H. Roberts polygamy trial...

Item #680157

December 09, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 9, 1899



* Brigham Henry - B. H. Roberts

* Mormons - Mormonism leader

* Democrat congressman polygamy trial


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ROBERTS' DEFENSE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fr... See More  

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680156

1899 USS Maine victims final burial...

Item #680156

December 28, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 28, 1899



* re. USS Maine United States Navy battleship disaster

* Final burial of the victims at Arlington Cemetery - Virginia


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HONOR THE DEAD" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are n... See More  

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680155

1899 death of Dwight L. Moody...

Item #680155

December 22, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 22, 1899



* Dwight L. Moody death

* American evangelist

* Moody Memorial Church

* Henry Ware Lawton funeral


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DWIGHT MOODY DEAD" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally frag... See More  

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680154

1899 Henry Ware Lawton killed...

Item #680154

December 19, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 19, 1899



* U.S. General Henry Ware Lawton killed

* Battle of Paye - Philippine-American War


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "GEN. LAWTON KILLED SHOT IN THE BREAST" with subheads. (see) 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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680153

1899 Battle of Colenso, South Africa...

Item #680153

December 16, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 16, 1899



* Battle of Colenso - South Africa

* Second Boer War - "Black Week"

* Redvers Buller - British Army defeat


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ENGLAND PANIC STRICKEN OVER BULLER'S DEFEAT" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. V... See More  

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680111

1899 James J. Jeffries heavyweight boxing...

Item #680111

November 04, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 4, 1899



* James J. Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* 1st ever on film - motion pictures


 

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A TERRIFIC BATTLE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tota... See More  

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680109

Alfred Dreyfus affair verdict...

Item #680109

September 11, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 12, 14, 19 & 31; Sept. 7, 8 & 9, 1899



* Dreyfus Affair trial & verdict

* Political scandal in France

* Miscarriage of justice

* Lot of 7 issues




Each issue has front page reporting on the Dreyfus Affair trial and verdict. See images for the headings.

Each issue is complete with 8 pages, a few small library stamps within the masthead, a few... See More  

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680108

1899 John Alexander Logan Jr. killed...

Item #680108

November 14, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 14, 1899



* Major John Alexander Logan Jr. killed

* Battle of San Jacinto - Philippine-American War


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "MAJOR LOGAN KILLED NEAR SAN JACINTO" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tot... See More  

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680106

1899 Darien, Georgia Negro insurrection...

Item #680106

August 26, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 26, 1899



* Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia

* Negro insurrection - race riot - war


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BLACKS IN REVOLT A FIGHT EXPECTED" with subheads. (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 ... See More  

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680085

1899 Stratford, Connecticut trolley disaster...

Item #680085

August 07, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 7, 1899



* Peck's Mill Pond trolley disaster

* Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TWENTY-NINE KILLED, TWELVE BADLY INJURED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragi... See More  

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680061

1899 Siege of Kimberley begins...

Item #680061

October 14, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 14, 1899



* Siege of Kimberley begins

* Cape Colony - South Africa

* Second Boer War




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "MORE TRAINS BLOWN UP BOER ATTACKS REPULSED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile f... See More  

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680060

1899 Second Boer War begins...

Item #680060

October 11, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 11, 1899



* Second Boer War begins

* South African Republic




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA BEGINS IN EARNEST" with subheads. (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.

Complet... See More  

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680059

1899 Carterville mine riot.. Negro strikebreakers...

Item #680059

September 18, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 18, 189



* Carterville Mine Riot

* Illinois coal wars

* Negro strikebreakers

* Race riot - war




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MURDEROUS RIOTERS" 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... See More  

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680058

1899 New Orleans yellow fever pandemic...

Item #680058

August 30, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 30, 1899



* Yuma AZ fire disaster

* Arizona Territory




The front page has a two column heading: "YUMA IN FLAMES" with subhead and brief text. (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.

Complete with 4 pages, a few sma... See More  

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679994

Trial of the Andersonville prison warden...

Item #679994

October 03, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 3, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The front page has: "Andersonville" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday--Gen. Bragg Relieve from Duty as a Member of the Commission--Obstreperous Conduct of Counsel Baker". Inside has: "Alabama on the Negro".

Eight pages, uncut and untrimmed, a little light foxing, generally very nice.... See More  

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679978

Reno Gang members lynched...

Item #679978

July 22, 1868

NEW-YORK TIMES, July 22, 1868 



* Reno Gang brothers lynchings

* Train robbers - outlaws




Page 5 under "Lynch Law" is a report: "Three of the Adams Express Robbery Hanged by a Mob in Jackson County, Ind." (see)

Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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679916

Battle of Ridgeway (1866)....

Item #679916

June 05, 1866

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1866



* Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario

* Battle of Fort Erie

* Fenian raids in Canada




The front page has one column headings: "THE FENIAN WAR" "Official Bulletins--Colonel O'Neill Made a Brigadier-General--Stirring Appeal fro Roberts" "Affairs Along The Canadian Frontier" and much more. (see) Lengthy text.

Other news of the day soon... See More  

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679844

Scarce French-English newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #679844

August 31, 1878

LE LOUISIANAIS, Convent, Louisiana, Aug. 31, 1878 



* Very rare publication from the deep South



A scarce title which existed from 1865 thru 1883, but of which very few issues surface. A four page issue with the ftpg. in French, pages 2 & 3 in English, and the bkpg. filled with ads mostly in French.

Folio size, bit of foxing, nice condition.... See More  

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679750

Negro hanging in 1871 Charlotte, North Carolina...

Item #679750

July 15, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 15, 1871



* Charlotte, North Carolina

* Negro hanging - execution

* Very detailed report




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Execution of Henderson Young (Negro) in North Carolina" and more. (see)

Complete with 12 pages, irregular at the spine, otherwise nice.... See More  

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679663

1875 Indianola, Texas hurricane disaster....

Item #679663

September 24, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 24, 1875



* Indianola, Texas hurricane disaster

* Ghost town - Matagorda Bay




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE TEXAS STORM" "Horrible Scene At Indianola" and more. (see)

Complete with all 12 pages, very nice condition.

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679533

Evangelists Moody and Sankey in 1875 ...

Item #679533

August 12, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 12, 1875



* Ira D. Sankey & Dwight Lyman Moody

* Evangelist - Evangelism - sermons




Page 3 has an article with one column headings: "THE EVANGELISTS" "The Work of Moody and Sankey Abroad" and more. (see) Text takes up 2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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679467

Spirit photography fraud trial.... ghosts...

Item #679467

April 24, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1869



* Spirit photography - ghosts

* William H. Mumler fraud trial




Page 4 has an article with much testimony headed: "SPIRIT PHOTOGRAPHY" "Marshal Tooker's Ghostly Raid" "Prospero Mumler and His Gentile Ariel in Court" and more. (See) Text takes up almost 3 full columns.

Complete with 12 pages, some light toning, a few small ... See More  

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679448

Trial of Lincoln's assassins...

Item #679448

June 06, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 6, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination trial

* Conspirators - assassins




The top of the first column on the front page has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Official Version of the Suppressed Testimony" "A Letter From Jeff. Davis" "The Trial On Monday" and more concerning the trial of those who conspired to assassinate Abraham Lincoln... See More  

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679436

Terrific golf print for any golfer...

Item #679436

October 12, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895  This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme.

The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Ch... See More  

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679409

Gunfight at the OK Corral, and much more...

Item #679409
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1883  A great issue with much reporting on some of the romance of the Old West. The first article in the issue, "Across Arizona", takes 16 pages and is quite detailed, containing eleven prints, including "Norton's Landing on the Colorado River" a: "Map of Southern Arizona" "Pasqual, the Yuma Chief"... See More  

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679347

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #679347

April 26, 1893

PUCK, New York, April 26, 1893  Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons:

front page: &quo... See More  

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679332

Daniel Webster's letters... "Defender of the Constitution"......

Item #679332
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, Aug., 1867  The prime feature of this issue is likely the 5 1/2 pages dedicated to the: "PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE OF DANIEL WEBSTER", which includes excerpts from many of his private correspondence along with background and commentary. The article serves well as an unofficial biography of this great "defender of the Constitution".... See More  

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679278

Rare, short-lived Texas newspaper from its first capital...

Item #679278

September 01, 1888

THE OLD CAPITOL, Columbia, Texas, Sept. 1, 1888 



* Very rare Southwest publication



Yes, Columbia--now known as West Columbia--was the first formal capital of Texas, established in 1836. A quite rare title which existed for less than 2 years. Only one institution has a substantial holding of this title and its file is not complete.

The content is primarily concerning Texas, with a wealt... See More  

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679217

1865 baseball game with box scores... Gothams vs. Mutuals...

Item #679217

July 12, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1865  On the bkpg. under "Out-Door Sports" is a summary of a game between the Gothams and Mutuals which states in part: "It was anything but the fine game...expected...the play on the Mutual side being confined mostly to the pitcher, catcher and first-base player. In fact it was the old style of game in vogue in 1863, when there was a rage for swift... See More  

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679216

Avondale Mine Disaster of 1869....

Item #679216

September 10, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 10, 1869.

 

* Avondale Mine disaster

* Plymouth, Pennsylvania




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "The Coal Mine Horror" "One Hundred and Eight Bodies Exhumed" "Affecting Scene At The Cemetery" and more. Lengthy text.

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.
... See More  

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679110

1897 William McKinley's SOTUA...

Item #679110

December 06, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 6, 1897



* President William McKinley

* State of the Union Address




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "M'KINLEY'S MESSAGE" with subheads. (see) McKinley's message continues on page 3 and is signed in type: Wm. McKinley. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very... See More  

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679104

1897 New Orleans yellow fever pandemic...

Item #679104

September 27, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 27, 1897



* New Orleans, Louisiana

* Yellow fever - jack

* Epidemic - pandemic




The front page has a one column heading: "Fever's Devastation" with subheads. (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.

Complete wi... See More  

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679103

1897 oil & coal discoveries in Alaska

Item #679103

July 13, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 13, 1897



* Oil and coal discoveries

* Alaska petroleum




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BIG OIL DISCOVERY" with subheads. (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.

Complete with 4 pages, a few sm... See More  

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679102

1897 fate of the Bloody Benders told...

Item #679102

August 28, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 28, 1897



* Bloody Benders - murderers

* Cherry Vale, Kansas

* Fate of the family told ?




The front page has a one column heading: "'BLAZE AWAY" with subheads that include: "The Gruesome Fate Of The Bloody Benders" and more. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to fi... See More  

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679101

1897 Nikola Tesla... wireless...

Item #679101

August 04, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 4, 1897



* Inventor Nikola Tesla - electricity

* Wireless power transfer




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TESLA TRIUMPHS" with subheads. (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.

Complete with 4 pa... See More  

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679091

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

Item #679091

October 30, 1895

DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Oct. 30, 1895



* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* America's 1st serial killer trial

* Chicago murder castle




The top of page 2 has one column headings: "HIS COUNSEL RECALLED" "Holmes Gives Up the Attempt to Conduct His Own Defense" and more. (see) Report takes up over a full column. Coverage of the trial against H. H. Holmes... See More  

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679090

The financial panic of 1873..

Item #679090

October 12, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 12, 1873 



* Panic of 1873

* Wall Street - stock market




The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "THE LATE PANIC IN WALL STREET" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a NYC publication.

Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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679085

1897 Robert E. Peary to discover the North Pole ?...

Item #679085

October 01, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 1, 1897



* Robert Edwin Peary Sr.

* North Pole exploration




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "POINTS FROM PEARY" with subheads. (see) Peary would discover the North Pole about 12 years later. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally frag... See More  

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678894

1872 Marysville: gateway to the gold fields...

Item #678894

March 14, 1872

MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, July March 14, 1872



* Rare Old West title



In the days of the California Gold Rush, Marysville was a stopping point for riverboats from Sacramento and San Francisco that carried miners on their way to the digging grounds. A sign on the roadside as one enters Marysville carries the slogan: "Gateway to The Gold Fields." At that time it was one of t... See More  

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678770

From 1887 Florida, for the fruit industry...

Item #678770

October 10, 1887

THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jacksonville, Oct. 10, 1887  Noted in the masthead: "Official Organ Of The Florida Fruit Growers' Assoc. & the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Protective Assoc." with the content, and the ads, focused on such.

Handsome masthead, 20 pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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678711

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

Item #678711

July 24, 1895

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., July 24, 1895



* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago


* America's 1st serial killer



The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "HOLMES IS WEAKENING" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer.

Complete with 4 pages,... See More  

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$57.00
678667

Post 1873 Colfax, Louisiana massacre.....

Item #678667

May 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Indiana, May 9, 1873



* Post Colfax massacre - riot

* St. Martinville Parish, Louisiana

* Unrest continues in the State




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "LOUISIANA" "Kellogg's Metropolitan and the Resisters Facing Each Other" "Arrest of the Mayor of St. Martinsville for High Treason" and more and related map.

Com... See More  

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678663

Early billiards championship in 1875...

Item #678663

November 26, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, November 26, 1875



* Early billiards - pool championship

* Cyrille Dion vs. Maurice Daly




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "The Billiard Championship" with subhead. (see)

Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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$29.00
678516

Mark Twain gains his "first national headline"....

Item #678516

September 29, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 



* Early Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens

* Clipper "Hornet" disaster report

* First national headline for Twain




The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Bu... See More  

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678483

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

Item #678483

July 26, 1895

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., July 26, 1895



* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago


* America's 1st serial killer



The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "MRS. CONNER'S MURDER" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer.

Complete with 4 p... See More  

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$48.00
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