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NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 28, 1864
* Battle of North Anna - Virginia
* Post Spotsylvania Court House
* Battle of Yellow Bayou - Louisiana
Among the front page Civil War column heads are: THE GREAT CONTEST" "Lee Supposed to be Near the North Anna" "Grant But About a Day's March from Richmond" "Rebel Guerrillas In Our Rear" "All Quiet With Butler... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 27, 1864
* Battle of North Anna
* Post Spotsylvania, Virginia
* Atlanta, GA - W.T. Sherman
Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST", "Latest Official Dispatches", "Lee Between the North & South Anna", "He Has A Very Strong Position", "Important Rumor from Sherman",... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820
* Stephen Decatur killed (1st report)
* United States Navy commodore
* Duel vs. James Barron
The ftpg. has an article with small head: "Melancholy Occurrence" which begins: "A duel was fought on Wednesday...between the victor of the Macedonian, Com. Decatur, and com. Barron who commanded the Chesapeake frigate...Th... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 23, 1885
* Fire Fighting
The front page of this issue has two illustrations titled "New York Fire Department Testing Devices For Throwing Life Lines Over Buildings". The article inside is titled "Unexplored Branch Of The Fire Escape Problem". There is an article with an illustration both titled "A Mammoth Steam Snow Shovel" pl... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1862
* New Madrid, Missouri
* Hickman, Kentucky
The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The New Rebel Location on the Mississippi" at the border of Kentucky & Tennessee, showing Obionville, New Madrid, Hickman, Columbus, and more.
There are many ftpg. column heads including: "The Enemy reported to be Concentrating a... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, April 19, 1865 Over half of the first column is taken up with some nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln, including: "SADNESS" "Preparation for the Funeral of The Martyred President" "An Imposing & Solemn Ceremony" "The Body Lying In State" "The Whole Country In Mourning" "The Conspirators Tracked"... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1861
* Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries
The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "The Sea Coast of Virginia And North Carolina" showing from Norfolk & Cape Henry south to Beaufort. There are nice fist column heads as well including: "THE GREAT REBELLION", "Reported Death of Jeff. Davis", "Facts & Rumor... See More
PUCK, New York, July 11, 1894
* Color political prints
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 very desired for their displayability. This issue has as its politic... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1832
* Andrew Jackson re-elected President
* Death of Charles Carroll : signer of the Declaration of Independence
The front page has a lengthy editorial which begins:
"The presidential election has so far proceeded as to render the result certain, that "Andrew Jackson of Tennessee" will be re-elected president, and 'Martin ... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1861
* Abraham Lincoln about to change America
The front page has some column heads on the upcoming Civil War including: "The Surrender of Fort Sumter to be Demanded" "North Carolina Ready to Secede" and more. But perhaps better content is on page 5 with: "The Incoming Administration" "Mr. Lincoln and the Southern Secessionist... See More
THE SUN, Colorado Springs, June 22, 1891
* Rare miniature, amateur title
This is the volume 1, number 7 issue of a newspaper which lasted for just 2 1/2 years. Plus Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) records only one institution as having any issues and we purchased all the holdings from them. Obviously printed on a small amateur press as it is of very small size, measuring ju... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 31, 1887 (at a reduced price)
* Inventor Thomas Edison
* Phonograph invention (front page prints)
* Historic issue
Taking almost half the front page is a 6 by 9 3/8 inch illustration captioned: "The New Talking Machine, Edison's Wonderful Phonograph" This is a nice close-up of Thomas Edison's new and improved phonograph. Above this is a... See More
NILES'S NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 2, 1842
* Samuel Houston call to arms - Texas citizens
* Post Texas Revolution - Pre Mexican-American War
Inside has: "President Houston's Proclamation to the Citizens of Texas" which begins: "My Countrymen: Rumours have been brought from the southwestern frontier of invasion...The facts are sufficient to justify immed... See More
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 23, 1813 Among the reports re: "American Ingenuity" "American Gallantry" "the Heroes of King's Mountain" from the Revolutionary War battle; a full page chart: "A Statement of the Annual Revenue of the United States" "British Love of 'Liberty' " and more.
The section headed: "Events ... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 13, 1815
* President James Madison
* State of the Union Address
Over two columns of the front page are taken up with the: "Message" signed in type: James Madison. This is the President's annual state-of-the-union address.
Four pages, various foxing, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, otherwise good.... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 15, 1881
* Mayer, Minnesota
* Tornado disaster in the summer of 1881
Page 2 has one column headlines: "TERRIFIC STORM", "Portions of Minnesota Visited by a Tornado", "Loss of Life and Great Destruction of Property Reported", with supporting details. Other news and advertisements are also found throughout.
Complete in 8 pa... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1889 The full front page is an illustration by Remington of "Hunting the Prong Horn Antelope in California." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Hon. W. D. Washburn, the Newly Elected United States Senator from Minnesota"; a half page of "Destruction of a Derelict by a United States Naval Cruiser." The doublepage centerfold is: &quo... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1866
* Actor Edwin Booth
* NYC fire department
* Prints - illustrations
Full ftpg. is a nice illus. of: 'Edwin Forrest Booth' from a Brady photograph. The highly sought after great double page centerfold: 'Metropolitan Fire Department' is very displayable with many vignettes on the N.Y. fire dept. in action is present within this issu... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 12, 1817
* Thomas McKean
* signer of the Declaration of Independence
The first four pages are taken up with the: "Letters of Thomas McKean", a signer of the Declaration of Independence who recently died. Other items within include: "Defeat of Sir Peter Parker" "the Locust" "Domestic Manufactures" and m... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1889 The entire front page is a fine, full figure print of: "William Ewing, Capt. of the N.Y. Baseball Club" which includes his cather's gear.
Four prints of: "American Game Birds" & fullpg: "New York's New Music Halls" which includes a nice view of Carnegie Hall. The doublepage centerfold: "The City of Cl... See More
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 18, 1863 The front page shows: "Carlisle, Penna., Showing Gen. Smith's Hqtrs. & the Barracks Destroyed by Gen. W.H.F. Lee".
Two facing pages contain nice prints captioned: "Invasion of Pennsylvania--Action in Wrightsville & Destruction of the Columbia Railroad Bridge" and "Invasion of Pennsylvania--Battle o... See More
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 22, 1813
* Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio
* William Henry Harrison
Over two pages are taken up with: "Rules and Regulations For the Army of the United States" which a wealth of great detail & which includes: "Changes In the Uniform of the Army of the United States", with particulars.
Eight pages are taken up with: "Ev... See More
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1812 Inside has nearly 2 pages taken up with a quite detailed biography of the military history of: "Major-General Henry Dearborn, Commander-in-Chief of the Northern Army" with a great on his career in the Revolutionary War. Also: "Cultivation of the Vine" takes over half a page concerning vineyards.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inche... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 1, 1876 The front cover has "A Remarkable Railway Accident" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Centennial - State Head-Quarters, on State Avenue", "Frazee's Safety Bridge for Railroad Cars", and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, in very good... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 1, 1865 Among the ftpg. column heads: "FORTRESS MONROE", "Families of Colored Soldiers Going South", "A Nest of Burglars Broken Up at Norfolk", "Jeff. Davis Takes Another Promenade", "From Richmond!", "Secessionists On the Rampage", "How Virginia Is To Be Made Loyal" and more.
Eight pages, ... See More
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1848
* California gold rush fever
The front page has: "The Gold Mania" which includes: "...intelligence received from the gold region in California has completely taken possession of the minds of a number of persons...Meetings have been held, companies are forming...on an extensive scale to go & look after the preciou... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 22, 1865
* Andersonville prison trial
* Henry Wirz
Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE [Wirz] TRIAL" "Remarkable Speech of Howell Cobb" "he Wants to See Mr. Lincoln Hung" "He Expects the Same Fate for Himself" "The Sickening Atrocities of Werze" "The Fatal Horrors of the Dead Line&quo... See More
THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Aug. 22, 1895 The middle column of the front page has a great article on one of the more notable stories of lore from the Old West: the search for the Lost Dutchman's gold mine.
Headed: "DUTCH JACOB'S MINE" "Hidden Wealth Once Known in the Superstitions" "A Well Known Miner Wishes to Find It" "Robert McKee Comes to Pho... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1876
* Supreme Court decision giving cover to the KKK
* Bill of Rights did not apply to State Governments (?)
Page 2 has a almost 2.5 column article: "COLORED VOTERS IN LOUISIANA", which tells of the SCOTUS' decision in the United States v. Cruikshank case. This "case represented a major blow to federal efforts to protect the civil... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 16, 1858 The last column on the front page has: "THE GREAT CHESS TOURNAMENT IN EUROPE", which provides more than 2 1/2 columns regarding Paul Morphy's travel to Europe in 1858 to play Harry Staunton (a match which never took place), and an account of their correspondence related to what is now referred to as the Staunton-Morphy controversy. A great iss... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 7, 1858.
* President James Buchanan
* State of the Union Address
* Much regarding slavery, the slave states, Kansas, etc.
The first column of the front page has: "NATIONAL AFFAIRS", "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE", "New Political Epoch in the United States", and more, which provide the text followed by commentary regardin
THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 8, 1858 The front page has: "MORMON FESTIVAL IN WILLIAMSBURG", followed by several paragraphs providing details of the festival which make reference to the singing being of a "good old Methodist tone". See images for details. Also on the front page is: "NEWS FROM CALIFORNIA", which includes an update regarding the gold situati... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 24, 1858 The front page has over two columns of details headed: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "Overland Mail Wagon, Near Fort Belknap, Young Co., Texas, Sept. 22, 1858. The article provides significant details regarding a segment of the trip to California, and includes: "The Route from Fayetteville to Fort Smith -- Difficulties of the Ozark Range -- Magnifice... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1858 The top of the front page has: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "TEN DAYS LATER FROM CALIFORNIA", "INTERESTING FROM OREGON", "News from the Seat of War in Washington Territory", and more. News includes the announcement that the telegraph would soon connect Placerville, California and Salt Lake City - ultimately opening communication ... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1864 Among the front page single-column headings are: "IMPORTANT FROM TENNESSEE", "Disappearance of the Rebel Forces from Fort Pillow", "Reported Departure of Hardee's Corps for Virginia", "Capture of the Guerilla Chief Reynolds", "No Rebels in the Vicinity of Fort Pillow", and more. Inside coverage includes: &q... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 8, 1867 The top of the first column of the front page has one column headings: "WASHINGTON NEWS", "The Veto of the District Suffrage Bill", and more. Following the subheading: "THE PRESIDENT'S VETO", is the full text of his veto which takes nearly 3 columns, all on the front page and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson (which is affecte... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, April 17, 1864.
* The capture of Fort Pillow and negro slaughter
* USS Chenango boiler explosion
* Paducah, Kentucky
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE CHENANGO DISASTER" "Additional Details of the Shocking C... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 26, 1899
* National Council of Women desire "Peace Meetings"
The front page of this issue has the heading: "WOMEN'S TRIBUTE TO THE CZAR". May Wright Sewell spoke encouraging leaders throughout the world to put forth an agenda to help all people.
Complete in 14 pages, pulpish, severe chipping around the edges with loss of text... See More
ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Feb. 11, 1815
* End of the War of 1812
* Battle of New Orleans victory
* General Andrew Jackson
A great issue reporting the historic Battle of New Orleans, with the top of the front page headed: "GLORIOUS NEWS From New Orleans!" "Splendid Victory Over the British!" with the text beginning: "...the following important and... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 12, 1814
* Great Caleb Strong illustrated ad
The front page is dominated by a very large engraving of a ship, part of a political notice in support of Caleb Strong for governor. Note that the flag on the tallest mast bears his name with political slogans on the other flags. Much text as well.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very decorative, nice ... See More
EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., July 19, 1856 The front page has an illustrated advertisement for a runaway slave headed: "$100 Reward" with details noted. And page 2 has an illustrated: "$25 Reward" for a runway boy slave, with details.
Four pages, nice condition.
NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Oct. 20, 1860 There are 3 fine double page prints in this issue including: "The Brothers Hanlon, The Bold Gymnasts and Acrobats..." which has 9 prints of their acrobatics, and names of all 6 brothers. A great circus-related double page print.
Then a dramatic: "Loss of the British Steamer 'Connaught'...Her Passenger gets & Crew Numbering ... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Jan. 2, 1864
* Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians
* Colored soldiers in the Civil War
Among the front page first column stack of Civil War heads are: "DAWN OF ANOTHER YEAR" "Our Armies Quiescent" "The Fight on the Hiawassie" "Fatal Defeat of Gen. Wheeler's Cavalry" "The Union Case In Arkansas".
Additio... See More
THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Feb. 28, 1812
* New Madrid, Missouri
* Earthquakes disaster
* Great eyewitness account
Nearly three-quarters of the back page is taken up with a very lengthy and detailed letter under the heading: "EARTHQUAKE" prefaced with a paragraph noting in part: "We have postponed as numbers of articles...to make room for the following very interest... See More
WEEKLY AURORA, Philadelphia Aug. 15, 1815
* Battle of Waterloo w/ diagram (rare)
* Duke of Wellington vs.Napoleon I
Concerning the famous Battle of Waterloo, the second page of this issue has a detailed report headed: "French Account Of The Battle."
The report takes about 1 1/2 columns on the second page and continues on next where, is a 6 1/4 by 2 3/4 inch diagram showing... See More
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1852 Of interest is the nice page 4 half page print of: "Sutter's Mill With a View of Coloma, California" and the facing page half page print: "Mission of San Carlos, California".
There is a related article: "California Views" which mentions in part: "...This as the spot where the first discovery of gold was mad... See More
AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL, New York, Aug. 16, 1834
* Very early on the railroad industry
* Uncommon publication
This is a very early issue of the very first American periodical on railroading, having begun the year prior.
The best feature of this newspaper is the great and very early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead, showing an engine with three cars. Note the simplicity of th... See More
VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, June 2, 1836
* Battle of San Jacinto victory
* Capture of Santa Anna
* Texas Revolutuion
* War of Independence
Page 3 has a lengthy report from Congress with one bit mentioning: "...member of the committee on Foreign Affairs, hoped it would not be sent there to be put to sleep. It should not be referred till we were prepared to recognize the indepen... See More
THE DAILY MINNESOTIAN, Said Paul, Sept. 13, 1856
* Battle of Osawatomie, Kansas
* Abolitionist John Brown
* Free-Staters vs. Border Ruffians
* Fight for pro and anti-slavery
Actually a territorial newspaper as Minnesota did not gain statehood until May, 1858.
Page 2 has some fine reporting on Bleeding Kansas, with a column headed: "Bloody Battle at Ossawatomie" &qu... See More
NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Dec. 3, 1854
* Two great maps on the Crimean War
* Sevastopol Ukraine
* Rare antebellum title from the deep South
Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the Crimean War, with items headed: "Sevastopol Retaken" "Position of the Allies" "The Attack on Sevastopol" and more.
The prime feature of the ftpg. is a... See More