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681663

A displayable 18th century newspaper...

Item #681663

October 04, 1716

THE POST BOY, London, Oct. 4, 1716 



* Rare title w/ nice masthead



One of the nicer mastheads of the 18th century as it features two handsome engravings (see). Various news reports from Europe. The back page is mostly filled with advertisements and notices.

Complete as a single sheet newspaper, measures 8 1/4 by 14 inches, very nice condition.... See More  

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$37.00
681147

Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated...

Item #681147

April 05, 1968

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, EXTRA, April 5, 1968 



* Martin Luther King Jr. assassination (1st report)

* African American pastor - civil rights leader

* INCOMPLETE ISSUE (Pages 1-2 & 17-18 only)




The front page has a nice and displayable headline above the masthead that announces: "MARTIN LUTHER KING MURDERED IN MEMPHIS" with subhead and small photo of King. (see)

In... See More  

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$137.00
681001

1992 John Gotti guilty verdict...

Item #681001

April 03, 1992

DAILY NEWS, New York City, April 3, 1992



* John Gotti guilty verdict (1st report)

* Mobster Boss - Gambino crime family



This famous tabloid newspaper has a great displayable front page heading and photo concerning mob leader John Gotti's guilty verdict which ended up being his last day of freedom in society. The front page has a great headline: "GONE FELLA" with: "Gotti G... See More  

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$93.00
680565

Saddam Hussein captured...

Item #680565

December 14, 2003

DAYTON DAILY NEWS, EXTRA !, Ohio, December 14, 2003



* Saddam Hussein capture

* Great issue for display




Here is a very displayable issue on the capture of Saddam Hussein. The front page features a large photo of a captured Hussein with a two line banner headline: "'WE GOT HIM'; SADDAM HUSSEIN CAPTURED" with some subheads. (see) The entire 8 page extra is taken up with text... See More  

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$46.00
680267

The Mets win the 1986 World Series...

Item #680267

October 28, 1986

NEW YORK POST, Oct. 28, 1986  



* New York Mets last championship

* World Series - MLB baseball




The front page is very displayable, entirely taken up with: "LOVE YA, METS ! " in celebration of the Mets having won the 1986 Major League Baseball World Series by defeating the Boston Red Sox in the 7th game. 

Tabloid-size, present are the outer leaves only being pages 1-2, ... See More  

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$38.00
680250

Actor Edwin Booth... NYC fire department... Attack by Indians...

Item #680250

January 13, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1866 (at a discounted price)



* Actor Edwin Booth

* NYC fire department

* Prints




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 t... See More  

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$120.00
680195

One of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century...

Item #680195

October 05, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Oct. 5, 1795 



* Nice masthead engraving

* 18th century America

* Illustrated advertisements

* Runaway slaves ad




If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. The ... See More  

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$52.00
679993

Early report on the end of World War II...

Item #679993

August 14, 1945

GREENSBORO DAILY NEWS, Extra, North Carolina, Aug. 14, 1945 



* World War II ends

* Japanese surrenders

* Great headline for display




A very displayable front page as the large headline in bold lettering announces: "WAR ENDS" with: "Japs Accept Surrender Terms Of Allied Powers" and photos of MacArthur and Nimitz. The following pages is loaded with photos, illustratio... See More  

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$117.00
679319

Ice skating displayable color cover from 1913...

Item #679319

January 13, 1913

THE PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL, New York, January 13, 1913 (front cover only)  This color cover has a wonderful color image of a young girl putting on her ice skates. Would look great framed. 

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$21.00
679318

Thanksgiving-themed Cream of Wheat ad from 1923...

Item #679318

November 01, 1923

NEEDLECRAFT MAGAZINE, Nov., 1923 (1st leaf only)  The reverse side of the cover has a great, displayable, Thanksgiving-themed cover advertising Cream of Wheat. Would look great framed. See image for details.

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$18.00
679146

Review & premiere of "The Color Purple" & "Out of Africa"...

Item #679146

August 10, 2011

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 10, 2011



* Premiere of "The Color Purple", starring Whoopi Goldberg

* Premiere of "Out of Africa", starring Meryl Streep & Robert Redford

* Contrasting reviews with full-page ads for each



A terrific issue on the premieres of both motion picture hits: "The Color Purple" and "Out of Africa". Perhaps no better issu... See More  

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$120.00
679044

Golden Globes Movie Title Winners...

Item #679044

January 18, 2006

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan 18, 2006  Several movie advertisements and reviews are found in the Calendar section. These picture advertisements include: very displayable ad for "KING KONG", as well as ads for "WALK THE LINE" "BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN", "GOODNIGHT, GOODLUCK", "CAPOTE", "SYRIANA"  and "CRASH". 

Complete issue ... See More  

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$60.00
678998

Black soldiers in the Spanish-American War...

Item #678998

May 21, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1898  Nice full ftpg: "Out For A Fight--Adm. Sampson on the Bridge of the 'New York' " is displayable. Fullpg. with 8 photos of: "Scenes in the Capital of Porto Rico" & fullpg. with 5 photos of: "U.S. Regulars at Port Tampa, Florida". "News from the Klondike" includes 7 photos. Doublepage centerfold: &q... See More  

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$75.00
678716

Terrific & displayable baseball print...

Item #678716

May 08, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1886 



* Collectible 19th century baseball print



The full ftpg. shows: "Some Setters & Pointers at the Dog Show" with a related article inside. Other prints include: "The Canoe Exhibition", a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Root Of The Matter"; a doublepage centerfold of: "Trinity Church, Boston"; and a... See More  

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$275.00
678703

This magazine is not recorded in "History of American Magazines"...

Item #678703

March 01, 1865

THE SOLDIER'S CASKET, Philadelphia, March, 1865 



* Very rare title



This is the volume 1, number 3 issue of a title which lasted but 12 issues, January thru December, 1865. There is no record of it in Mott's "History of American Magazines" and nor can I find information on the internet. It is recorded in "Union List of Serials" which notes that it is held by 8... See More  

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$185.00
678612

Automobile Number In 1912.....

Item #678612

January 06, 1912

HARPERS WEEKLY, N.Y., Jan. 6, 1912.

 

* Color Cover

* Automobile Number

* Lots Of Car Advertisements

* 1912 Original

* 36 Pages




This is the Annual Automobile Number as described in upper margin of the front page and is very displayable. Front page has a baby wearing a racing cap, driving a car with 1912 on the license plate, as Father Time crosses in front carrying an hour
... See More  

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$75.00
678589

Supreme Court Blocks President...

Item #678589

June 03, 1952

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 3, 1952



* Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co vs. Sawyer

* Supreme Court decision checks Presidential Authority



The front page has a displayable photo and  a 4 column headline: "STEEL SEIZURE HELD INVALID; STRIKE CALLED IMMEDIATELY" which tells of the United States Supreme Court's decision that limited the power of the Presiden... See More  

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$80.00
678576

Desirable baseball issue... Cricket... "A Tale of Two Cities"...

Item #678576

October 15, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 15, 1859



* Centerfold print of a baseball game in progress



Half of the double page centerfold is a terrific illustration of: 'A Base Ball Match at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken' showing a game in progress. A very displayable print, showing almost the entire field. The other half shows a cricket match.

The frontpage shows: 'A German Beer Garden i... See More  

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$185.00
678347

Great prints of 1878 Sacramento...

Item #678347

September 09, 1878

DAILY RECORD-UNION---SUPPLEMENT, Sacramento, California, Sept. 9, 1878  A nice single sheet "Supplement" issue dominated by a very large print of the: "State Capitol, Sacramento, 1878" when it was just 4 years old, as well as a nice view of: "Plaza L and Tenth Streets, Sacramento".

Nice to have both of these displayable prints in a Sacramento newspaper.

Complet... See More  

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$34.00
678286

Death of Billy Sunday...

Item #678286

November 07, 1935

THE OMAHA BEE - NEWS, Nov. 7, 1935



* Billy Sunday death (1st report)

* Baseball player & evangelist




The front page has a seven column headline: "BILLY SUNDAY, EVANGELIST, IS DEAD", with dramatic image, very displayable, titled: "TYPICAL BILLY SUNDAY POSE". Additional headlines: "Illness Proves Fatal To Revivalist Who Deserted Baseball",  "Complai... See More  

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$75.00
678010

Great photo of JFK...

Item #678010

November 22, 1963

CITIZEN-NEWS, Lankershim, New Hampshire, Nov. 22, 1963  One of the most dramatic and unusual issues on President John F. Kennedy assassination we have offered.Front Page has distinguished image of JFK with the banner headline: "MARTYRED!" Pages 1-12 of what was likely at least a 2 section newspaper. This issue is extremely displayable. and is in very nice, clean condition.... See More  

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$148.00
677944

The 1917 Mattoon, Illinois (and surrounding area) tornado outbreak...

Item #677944

May 28, 1917

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, May 28, 1917



* Mattoon, IL tornado outbreak

* One of the deadliest tornado sequences on record




The front page has the displayable banner headline: "OVER 200 DEAD, 1000 HURT, LOSS $5,000,000", with several related subheadings and supporting text. This multi-day tornado event remains one of the deadliest on record.

Other news, sports and ... See More  

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$48.00
677922

The Civil War nears its end...

Item #677922

April 05, 1865

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 5, 1865  A great front page, featuring a nice map headed: "THE DECISIVE FIELD.  Map of The Ground Fought Over By Our Troops" showing the vicinity of Petersburg, Virginia.

Plus there is a nice stack of heads taking two-thirds of the first column including: "U.S. GRANT" "Thundering on the Heels of Lee!" "The Spoils Of Victory... See More  

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$78.00
677568

Kennedy vs. Nixon...

Item #677568

November 06, 1960

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1960



*  Dramatic coverage 2 days before the 1960 election

*  Kennedy vs. Nixon




The front page has: "KENNEDY TOURS CITY AREA, RENEWS PLEDGE FOR PEACE; NIXON SETS 4-HOUR TV TALK", "KENNEDY APPEARS TO LEAD IN STATE; RELIGION A FACTOR", with additional related articles. Coverage then continues on the front page of section 4... See More  

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$55.00
677502

Famous "Unite Or Die" engraving in the masthead...

Item #677502

December 07, 1774

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 7, 1774 



* Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon



If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. 

The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead
... See More  

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$18,000.00
677464

Disney pairs with Standard Oil...

Item #677464

June 01, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 1, 1939 



* Walt Disney - Standard Oil advertisement

* Mickey and Minnie Mouse cartoon characters




In 1939 Disney paired with Standard Oil to produce comics for kids that also doubled as ads. Located on the back page is a large (approx. 12" x 15") nostalgic, vintage ad for Disney lovers and is very displayable.

Complete in 25 pages, light toning,... See More  

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$68.00
677104

Colorful automobile issue from 1912...

Item #677104

December 07, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 7, 1912



* Multiple, displayable automobile-themed prints 



The very colorful color cover (see photos) includes a vintage automobile amongst the Navajo Indians of the American Southwest.  In this issue there is an illustration called "The Woes of a President-Elect" by C. J. Budd. There are photos of "The War in the Near East" an... See More  

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$78.00
676613

Thomas Nast Santa...

Item #676613

December 30, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 



* Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving



The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable.

Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to ... See More  

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$300.00
676361

See the displayable front page from the 18th century...

Item #676361

December 29, 1720

THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 29, 1720 



* Nice masthead engravings



One of my favorite 18th century newspapers with the two nice engravings in the masthead, plus the very decorative first letter in the text (see). Various European reports.

Single sheet, about 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches, good, displayable condition.

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$38.00
675777

Handsome, early, displayable newspaper from 1715...

Item #675777

June 09, 1715

THE POST BOY, London, June 9, 1715 



* Rare & early 18th century issue

* Nice masthead engravings




This is one of our favorite early newspapers as it is single sheet, small folio size, and has two great engravings in the masthead making it very nice for display (see images). The front page has various reports from throughout Europe while most of the back page is taken up with ads.

M... See More  

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$33.00
675710

World War II set, an issue from each of the years...

Item #675710

January 01, 1942

(5) THE DAILY NEWS, New York  An interesting lot of five issues, each from the World War II years of 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, and 1945.

One of the great features of the Daily News is the format, as most of each front page of this tabloid-size newspaper is taken up with a headline and/or photo relating to the war.

Each issue has some inside pages removed but pages relating to the war were kep... See More  

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$34.00
675268

Baseball: the Red Stocking Club...

Item #675268

July 03, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1869  The front page features an article on "Henry J. Raymond" with a large illustration of him. A full page illustration "Peace - Finale, Boston, June, 1869".

Certainly the best print is a very nice half page: 'The Picked Nine of the Red Stocking Baseball Club, Cincinnati' showing ten players in uniform with some equipment.

... See More  

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$198.00
674782

A periodical for spiritualists...

Item #674782

August 20, 1886

THE MEDIUM AND DAYBREAK, London, August 20, 1886  A fascinating & unusual newspaper subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the History, Phenomena, Philosophy & Teachings of Spiritualism" as noted in the masthead.

Articles include: "The ind in Relation to Spiritual Manifestation" "Mr. Goodfellow's Materializations" & much more.

 The very gr... See More  

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$86.00
674740

Fashion and Patchwork in 1911...

Item #674740

August 01, 1911

THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, Philadelphia, August, 1911  The front cover shows a full page illustration of swans, painted by C. Coles Phillips, an artist know for his use of negative space. Although there is some dirt around the front cover edges, it is still very displayable.  The inside pages have several colored illustrations and articles including: "Curing Sick People Without M... See More  

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$28.00
674739

Christmas presents in 1910... Paul Longpre...

Item #674739

November 15, 1910

THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, Philadelphia, November 15, 1910   The front cover shows a full page illustration of Poinsettias painted by French born botanical artist Paul Longpre.  This cover has minor dirt around the edges however, it is highly displayable. The inside pages have several colored illustrations and articles of interest including: "The Difference Between "Par... See More  

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$24.00
674682

Early typewriter...

The Harlem River bridge (Washington Bridge)... The Calligraph...

Item #674682

March 06, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 6, 1886  The front page has the 2nd and 1st place prize designs for the Harlem River Bridge at 181st Street (now Washington Bridge): "DESIGN FOR BRIDGE ACROSS HARLEM RIVER AT 181ST STREET, NEW YORK CITY LOOKING SOUTH - FIRST PRIZE" and "DESIGN FOR HARLEM RIVER BRIDGE LOOKING NORTH-SECOND PRIZE". Quite displayable.

Also noteworthy is a ... See More  

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$32.00
674678

The making of steel - 1875... An early diving bell...

Item #674678

November 06, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 6, 1875  An inside page is comprised of two large illustrations related to the making of steel. Quite displayable.

Also present is the front page illustration of the: "TAYLOR & CO'S STEAM CRANE" and inside illustrations and content related to: "The Psycho Mystery", "Diving Bell and Grapnel", "Kafer and De... See More  

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$32.00
674561

Costume Dress for Summer Dance... Harrisaon Fisher artwork...

Item #674561

August 01, 1912

THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, Philadelphia, August, 1912.  The front cover shows a lovely full page illustration by, acclaimed Brooklyn NY artist, Harrison Fisher. The cover has some dirt and tears in the upper right corner (see images) however, it is still very displayable.  There are several articles of interest on the inside pages including: "The Case of 17 Million Children, Is O... See More  

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$24.00
674555

Displayable color croquet cover...

Item #674555

March 21, 1912

LESLIE'S, New York, March 21, 1912  The prime feature of this issue is the very nice color cover, showing a woman playing croquet. This issue also features a very nice color back cover for "Grape-Nuts".

Also of interest is the nice doublepage centerfold which shows thirteen "Famous American Country Houses" including Vanderbilt's place at Biltmore, N.C.

Various un... See More  

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$44.00
674500

Displayable issue for the outdoorsman...

Item #674500

February 29, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN--"Sportsman Number", New York, February 29, 1908  See the photo for the great color cover which has an outdoor sports theme. The front page is a photo of: "Mountaineering In the Himalayas". Much of the content within has a sporting theme.

Complete issue, small library stamp near the spine, otherwise  in great condition.

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$62.00
674260

Short-lived title from a Texas town with a rich history...

Item #674260

February 26, 1892

VELASCO DAILY TIMES, Texas, Feb. 26, 1892 



* Rare Southwestern title

* Possibly the first time offered anywhere (see note)



A rare title as it existed for less than six months. Velasco was a town in Texas that was later annexed by the city of Freeport. Founded in 1831, Velasco is situated on the east side of the Brazos River four miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The town's early histo... See More  

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$52.00
674201

Civil War map of Western Kentucky...

Item #674201

December 19, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 19, 1861  A displayable issue as nearly half of of the front page is taken up with a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY POSITIONS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY." First column war headlines as well.

Among the front page column heads are: "The Rebels in Western Kentucky" "The Advance to be Made by the Union Forces Under Gen. Halle... See More  

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$49.00
673863

Vidkun Quisling (Premier of Norway) executed..

Item #673863

October 24, 1945

THE MORNING CALL, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1945  The front page has a 2 column article: "Vidkun Quisling Reported Executed by Firing Squad".  The Premier of Norway during the Nazi invasion was executed for, "...military and civilian treason, murder, manslaughter, embezzlement, larceny, robbery and malfeasance in office." , including, "turning over defense secrets t... See More  

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$65.00
673805

Full page baseball team print...

Item #673805

July 25, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1874 



* Early baseball team print

* Old West scene




Although this issue includes many very nice & displayable prints, by far the most desirable would be the great full page captioned: "International Base-Ball -- The Philadelphia Athletics" which shows individual, full-figure illustrations of the baseball players in uniform, most with... See More  

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$132.00
673712

Signed National Day of Thanksgiving by Roosevelt...

Item #673712

November 24, 1938

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, Nov. 21, 1938  Front page coverage has a two column heading: "Roosevelt Proclaims Day of Thanksgiving", and is signed "FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT". Quite displayable.

Other news of the day is found throughout.

This issue is complete in eight pages and is in nice condition.... See More  

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$75.00
673617

Attack on Kure (March 1945)...

Item #673617

August 14, 1944

DAILY NEWS, New York City, August 14, 1944



* Palisades Park, N. J. - 5 alarm fire

* Yanks cut Nazi escape route on French Front




The front page has a nice, displayable headline: "ALLIES BLOCK GERMANS' ESCAPE ROAD" with more coverage on pages 3 and 11.  

Front page also has picture of Palisades Park N.J. burning with headline: "FIRE RAGES THROUGH NEW JERSEY RESOR... See More  

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$33.00
673507

The finest trio on Desert Storm...

Item #673507

January 17, 1991

DAILY GAZETTE, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois  This is a trio of exceedingly displayable issues, each formatted similarly although with individually significant headlines on Desert Storm: the beginning of the air war: "WAR!"; the beginning of the land war: "INVASION!" and the "VICTORY!" once Iraq conceded and agreed to all U.N. resolutions.

These three newspapers... See More  

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$239.00
673309

Famous "Unite Or Die" engraving in the masthead...

Item #673309

April 05, 1775

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 5, 1775 



* Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon



If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption.  The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of th
... See More  

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$16,500.00
673266

Attack on Kure (March 1945)...

Item #673266

March 21, 1945

DAILY NEWS, New York City, March 21, 1945



* Attack on Kure (March 1945) - Japan

* United States Navy aircraft carriers

* World War II - WWII air raid




The front page has a nice, displayable headline: "CARRIERS RIP JAP FLEET IN INLAND SEA" with subhead. (see) Reporting begins on page 2 with related photo and map.

Incomplete issue containing 14 of the 64 pages, nice for display as... See More  

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$33.00
673077

Dramatic Hawaii statehood newspaper, from Honolulu...

Item #673077

March 12, 1959

THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, March 12, 1959 



* Hawaii statehood

* Joins the Union

* Great title to have in




See the photo for this very dramatic & displayable front page. Nearly half of the front page is taken up with: "Congress Says YES ! " in huge letters dropped out of a large red box, above which is printed: "Statehood Extra". The banner headline beneath... See More  

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$67.00
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