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D-Day "Extra" edition in a military newspaper...

Item #704543

June 06, 1944

BEACON Extra! Extra! Extra!, Philadelphia Navy Yard, June 6, 1944  

* D-Day invasion of France (1st report)

* World War II German defense

The banner headline reports: "INVASION STARTED" with subheads: "Landing Craft, With Plane and Ship Support, Pour Men And Supplies Into Beaches" "Admiral Draemel Calls for Greatest Effort, Says There Must Be No Rest Until Such... See More  

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Apostle Wilford Woodruff's Sermon - Salt Lake City pre-Utah Statehood 1882 Newspaper...

Item #699039

December 18, 1882

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, (Utah Territory), June 10, 1882  

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Wilford Woodruff sermon

The front page has 4 1/2 columns dedicated to: "Discourse by Apostle Wilford Woodruff Delivered In The Tabernacle, May 14th, 1882". The topics include: "Liberty of Conscience", "Man Accountable to God", "The Fall of Adam an... See More  

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Desert Storm begins...

Item #698539

January 17, 1991

INDEPENDENT-MAIL, Anderson, South Carolina, Jan. 17, 1991  The very bold: "W A R" on the front page announces the beginning of Desert Storm. Also: " Bush: 'The liberation of Kuwait has begun' ".

Various related reports and a large map of the battle area in Iraq. Much reporting on the inside pages.

Present are just ten pages of the issue. Nice condition.... See More  

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Student protest newspaper by the "May 2nd Movement"...

Item #698536

January 01, 1965

FREE STUDENT, New York City, issue number 1  There is no date printed anywhere in this issue, but from the content and what is available online, it would appear to have been printed around 1965. It does state that it is "published by the May 2nd Movement". At least two issues of this title were published.

 The May 2nd Movement was formed to fight against a politics of defau
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A British "camp newspaper" printed in Italy during World War II...

Item #698534

October 18, 1943

THE BEACHCOMBER, Incorporating The Salerno Times, Italy, Oct. 18, 1943  We can find nothing concerning this title, but it appears to be a British "camp newspaper" from during World War II, printed in or near Salerno, Italy. Noted in the masthead is: "Newspaper Of 35 Brick".

A single sheet issue, various stains, mostly to the back page, 10 by 13 1/2 inches, some wear at th... See More  

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A newspaper focused on not promoting woman suffrage...

Item #698315

April 12, 1919

THE WOMAN PATRIOT, Washington D.C, April 12, 1919  

* Rare anti Women's suffrage publication

Unlike other focused newspapers of this era, this newspaper was against woman suffrage. Printed in the masthead is: "For Home and National Defense Against Woman Suffrage, Feminism and Socialism". And the content is as you would expect from such a newspaper.

Eight pages, 10 3/4 bye... See More  

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No better newspaper for the report of her death...

Item #698313

March 01, 1905

THE DAILY PALO ALTO, Stanford University, California, March 1, 1905  

* Death of Jane Stanford - murder mystery ?

* Stanford University founder - best title

This is the school newspaper published by this now prestigious university in northern California, and the content which consumes most of the front page--although tragic--could not be better in any other newspaper.

The banner headl... See More  

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Dinner for 40 cents, or step up to a 75 cent dinner...

Item #698308

December 07, 1917

ATASCADERO NEWS, California, Dec. 7, 1917  

* Rare publication

* WWI era

This city is about midway between Los Angeles & San Francisco. Ann advertisement notes that it is a town where: "...We have pure air and atmosphere where refined people and busy business men, with their families, find great comfort and a good time...".

Eight pages, tabloid-size, very nice condition... See More  

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Ross Perot drops out of the race...

Item #698001

July 16, 1992

DAILY NEWS - Convention EXTRA, New York, July 16, 1992  The front page announces: "PEROT QUITS" "Texas Billionaire Says He Can't Win" with much coverage inside.

This was during the Democratic Convention, where Bill Clinton would ultimately be the candidate for the general election.

Sixty pages, tabloid-size, great condition.

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Created to promote the New York World's Fair...

Item #697993

January 01, 1939

WORLD'S FAIR WORLD, New York, 1939  Not a bonafide newspaper but rather a short-lived promotional newsletter to promote the 1939 New York World's Fair. This is the volume 1, number 5 issue.

Four pages, printed entirely in blue ink, 12 by 15 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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From the "amateur press" in New York...

Item #697611

May 01, 1879

THE JUNIPER, North Pharsalia, New York, April & May, 1879

* Chenango County

 This is an "amateur press" newspaper done by and for young printing hobbyists, a popular avocation at the time. Such newspapers were typically small in size and had a short life. This is the volume 1, numbers 10 & 11 issues.
Four pages, 9 by 11 3/4 inches, nice condition.
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Uncommon “Shaker” publication...

Item #697555

August 01, 1874

SHAKER AND SHAKERESS MONTHLY, Mt. Lebanon, Col. Co., New York, April, 1873  

* Shakers - New Lebanon, New York

An unusual monthly newspaper "Published By The United Society", more commonly known as the Shakers. Mostly religious-related content but other items as well.

Eight pages, 9 3/4 by 13 1/4 inches, very nice condition.... See More  

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Early issue ofd this famous fashion magazine...

Item #697481

July 21, 1894

HARPER'S BAZAR, New York, July 21, 1894  A fashion-focused magazine which still exists today, although now spelled "...Bazaar".

Various fashion prints throughout from the Victorian era, with a nice doublepage centerfold: "A Ball On Board A Man-of-War" with a related article.

Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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This title existed for just twelve issues...

Item #697352

June 01, 1876

THE CENTENNIAL RECORD, Portland, Maine, June, 1876  A

* Rare publication

n uncommon and short-lived newspaper that existed for just 12 issues, from January thru December, 1876. This is the number 6 issue.

A very decorative masthead themed on this 100th anniversary of the nation, with many of the pages within containing prints of the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.

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A prohibition-themed newspaper from Pittsburgh...

Item #697349

October 24, 1884

THE PROHIBITION BANNER, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1884  

* Rare temperance movement publication

* Abstinence of alcohol - beer - liquor

As the title would suggest, this is a prohibition-themed newspaper. Among the articles; "The Drink Demon" "The Wheels of Time "Blaine and Whisky" "Notice to Prohibition Voters" "A Call to Prayer" &... See More  

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Newspaper for the "Native Sons"...

Item #697348

May 01, 1886

THE GOLDEN WEST - Official Organ Of The Native Sons, San Francisco, California, May, 1886  

* Rare old West publication

This is the volume 12, number 2 issue of this organization which still exists.

The primary purpose of the Native Sons of the Golden West The primary mission of the Native Sons of the Golden West is to preserve the spirit of the "Days of' 49" and the... See More  

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An amateur press newspaper from Iowa...

Item #697191

December 15, 1877

OUR SCRAP BAG, Toledo, Ohio, February, 1878  This is an "amateur press" newspaper done by and for printing hobbyists, a popular avocation at the time. This is the vol. 1, number 8 issue.

Four pages, 7 3/4 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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An amateur press newspaper from Iowa...

Item #697190

December 15, 1877

AMATEUR IOWAN, Washington, Iowa, March 1, 1878  This is an "amateur press" newspaper done by and for printing hobbyists, a popular avocation at the time. This is the vol. 1, number 3 issue.

Four pages, 7 3/4 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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An amateur press newspaper...

Item #697188

December 15, 1877

THE BETHEL CADET, Bethel Military Academy, Virginia, Dec. 15, 1877  This is the volume 1, number 2 issue.

This is an "amateur press" newspaper done by and for printing hobbyists, a popular avocation at the time. Interesting that it was printed at a military academy.

Four pages, 8 3/4 by 12 inches, nice condition.

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An amateur press newspaper...

Item #697187

January 01, 1878

THE PHOENIX Fire Fly, Brooklyn, New York, January, 1878  This is an "amateur press" newspaper done by and for printing hobbyists, a popular avocation at the time. 

Eight pages, 9 by 11 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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A temperance newspaper for youth...

Item #697186

April 01, 1895

THE YOUTH'S TEMPERANCE BANNER, "The National Temperance Society", New York, April 1, 1895  An interesting little newspaper meant for children, and focusing on the temperance movement (abstinence from alcohol) A very decorative masthead with several illustrations.

Four pages, never-bound, 11 by 16 inches, nice condition.

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Portrait of the "demon" warden of Andersonville prison camp...

Item #697185

September 14, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 14, 1865  The front page features a print headed: "Werze, The Andersonville Demon", being the infamous Henry Wirz, the warden of the Andersonville prison camp who supervised the horrible treatment of Yankee prisoners. He would be found guilty & was executed, one of only two people convicted for war crimes during the American Civil War.

Quite rar... See More  

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Boer War newspaper, "Special Siege Edition" on necessity paper...

Item #697183

April 30, 1900


* Rare Boer War issue

Fascinating newspaper published during the Boer War under "siege" conditions. Note above the dateline: "Issued Daily, Shells Permitting".

The front page begins with a report headed: "We Change Color" regarding the redish-tint paper. It notes: "We are sorry th... See More  

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Lasted for just four issues...

Item #696891

October 14, 1882

THE LOAN DAILY, Waverly, New York, Oct. 14, 1882  

* Very short-lived publication

An extremely scarce newspaper that apparently lasted but four issues. This is the volume 1, number 1 issue. it is not listed in Gregory's 'Union List of Newspapers' nor in the 'Union List of Serials'. The front page features the "Salutatory" which discusses the plans for this ... See More  

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For the ladies, with original outer wrappers...

Item #696890

February 01, 1892

THE LADIES' WORLD, New York, February, 1892  The content is much as the title would suggest. This issue still has the original green wrappers with a very ornate masthead within.

Sixteen pages plus the wrappers, tears at margins, never bound nor trimmed.

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Volume one issue of this literary newspaper...

Item #696889

November 23, 1872

TO-DAY, Philadelphia, Nov. 23, 1872  This is the volume 1, number 4 issue of this small-size literary newspaper containing a few illustrations. 

Sixteen pages, 7 3/4 by10 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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With eight prints of Saratoga, New York...

Item #696887

September 09, 1871

EVERY SATURDAY - An Illustrated Weekly Journal, Boston, Sept. 9, 1871  An illustrated Harper's Weekly-like publication with many illustrations, amongst which are: "A View of Eloping Forest", a doublepage centerfold; "The City of Edinburgh, From the Castle" "In the Western Highlands--Among the Prairie Hens" and several pages with 8 prints and article: "Sa... See More  

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Souvenir "magazine" on the Old South Meeting House in Worcester...

Item #695831

January 01, 1887

A SOUVENIR OF YE OLD SOUTH MEETIN' HOUSE, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1719 - 1887  Not a newspaper but rather a souvenir as noted, celebrating the history and significance of the Old South Meeting House in Worcester. 

A great wealth of text and a wealth of illustrations as well, this piece also has much on the history of Worcester as well.

Complete in 24 pages, archival strength... See More  

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From Chicago, in the Swedish language...

Item #695829

February 13, 1886

KURRE, Chicago, Illinois, Feb. 13, 1886  A rather rare Swedish-language newspaper from Illinois, the subtitle above the masthead translating to: "Illustrated Newspaper For Swedish America".

A very decorative, comic-themed masthead, 16 pages, 10 by 13 1/2 inches, minimal wear at the margins.

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Magazine for the Hitler Youth...

Item #695828

June 01, 1940

DEUTSCHE JUGENDBURG, Germany, June, 1940  The title translates to: "German Youth Castle". Based on the content & photos within this would appear to be a publication for the Nazi Youth.

Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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First of this "Combat Edition" we have offered...

Item #695827

October 27, 1943

THE STARS AND STRIPES, Fifth Army Combat Edition, Italy, Oct. 27, 1943  The motto in the dateline is "Be Alert And Live".

The banner head reports: "Nazis Flee Russ Trap" and smaller heads: "Disaster Looms" "Fifth Gains Heights" "Nazis Need Machinery" "You're In Italy".

Although there were many editions of this famous military n... See More  

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Early school newspaper from the Nazi era...

Item #695826

June 01, 1935

HILS MIT !  Illustrierte Deutsche Schülerzeitung, Germany, June, 1935  The title roughly transoms to: "Help! Illustrated German School Newspaper"

By the format within it would appear to be a "Boy's Life" of the early Nazi era. Note the swastika in the masthead. Many photos and prints within. 

Complete in 32 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, never found no... See More  

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German magazine on saving money...

Item #695825

January 01, 1938

SPARKASSEN-RUNDSCHAU, Germany, January, 1938  The title seems to translate to "Economic Review" and the focus on articles within seems to be on saving money, etc. The front page photo with two young boys shows them reading a booklet translated as "Save Money Book".

Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Last issue, with a huge list of men stationed there, with addresses...

Item #695824

June 01, 1942

 MEDICO, Camp Lee, Virginia, June 1, 1942  

* Fort Gregg-Adams

* Prince George County

* United States Army

This was a "camp" newspaper as most camps during World War II had their own, crude newspaper meant only for those stationed there, typically created with a typewriter & mimeograph machine, printed on single sheets and stapled together.

Such is the case with th... See More  

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Broadside, General Strike edition from England...

Item #695822

May 11, 1926

DAILY EXPRESS, London, May 11, 1926  

* United Kingdom general strike

This is a special, broadside edition that existed for about 11 days during the historic General Strike in England, May 4-12. The strike, led by the Trades Union Congress, was an ultimately unsuccessful attempt to prevent wage reductions and other damages to the livelihoods of coal miners. 

Printed on one si... See More  

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Just a very handsome issue for display...

Item #695806

December 28, 1815

NEWE GAZETTE VAN BRUGGE, Belgium, Dec. 28, 1815  Sometimes it's nice just to be handsome to be collectible. This issue is not particularly early for a European title, nor am I aware of any historic content. But the masthead is deep, it includes a coat-of-arms engraving, and has beautifully ornate lettering in the title, not to mention two tax stamps in the masthead. And it was never bound... See More  

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A non-newspaper political sheet, presumably printed only on listed date...

Item #695803

March 26, 1806

THE IMPARTIAL EXAMINER, (Boston), March 26, 1806  This is a very unusual item. It is not a newspaper in the traditional sense. Note that it does not list a volume or issue number in the dateline. Nor does it list the city where published.

This would appear to be a stand-alone issue concerning the election of governor for Massachusetts. The front page has a heading: "Who Shall Be Governo... See More  

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Printed during the Philippine-American War...

Item #695799

December 11, 1899

THE MANILA TIMES, Philippine Islands, Dec. 11, 1899  A rare title published during the Philippine-American War, or the Philippine War for Independence.

Various reporters from the on-going war, but this issue is in poor condition with many tears at margins and folds, come causing some loss, light foxing, some loss at margins as well.

Eight pages, folio size, folder size noted is for the issu... See More  

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Meant for the blind, before the era of braille?

Item #695795

May 02, 1897

THE SUNDAY SCHOOL WEEKLY, (city & state unknown), May 2, 1897  

* 19th century pre braille for the blind

A very unusual publication as all of the top is raised, or embossed, presumably meant for the blind to be able to "read" text. Although braille type existed in Europe since the 1850's, it was not adopted for the British & Americans until 1918.

Being embossed ty... See More  

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From Germany during the Revolutionary War...

Item #695790
INTELLIGENZ-BLATT [Intelligence Sheet], Leipzig, Germany, Jan. 3, 1778  Above the title, translated, is "Most Priviledged".

An interesting title from during the American Revolutionary War. I am not aware of American content due to the German text, but given Hessian involvement in the war, some interest in American affairs would be logical.

Eight pages, 9 by 7 inches, very nice con... See More  

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Tiny German newspaper from 1752...

Item #695788

January 03, 1752

GELEHRTE NACHRICHTEN August 30, 1752 A small German newspaper which translates: "Scholarly Messages from the year 1752". This newspaper is complete in 8 pages, 4 by 6 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Nice broadside on President Garfield's condition...

Item #695782

August 28, 1881

THE CHRONICLE--EXTRA, Sunday, August 28, 1881  

* President James A. Garfield

A great, narrow slip of paper which is a broadside (printed on one side only) extra edition of this newspaper (no city or state are noted), created to announce good news concerning the recently assassinated President James Garfield".

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An incredibly graphic election issue...

Item #695744

November 09, 1892

THE STATE, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 9, 1892  

* President Grover Cleveland

* Presidential election victory

* Amazingly displayable

The entire front page is a celebration of the election of Grover Cleveland as President. It is done in a very dramatic fashion, featuring a huge engraving of a rooster (once the symbol of the Democratic party) that stretches from just below the dateline to... See More  

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Uncommon title from the very top of California...

Item #695602

April 30, 1892

SCOTT VALLEY NEWS, Fort Jones, California, April 30, 1892

* Rare old West publication

* Siskiyou County

 This small town has a population of just 839 and is located at the very top of California. It was once a military outpost--hence the name--protecting the various mining communities in the vicinity. It appears to be just the second issue of this title we have offered in our 47 years.... See More  

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Utah, pre-statehood...

Item #695599

December 18, 1872

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, (Utah Territory), Dec. 18, 1872  

* Mormons - Mormonism

* Pre Statehood

Various news of the day from the capital of the Mormons, and from 24 years before Utah would become a state. A great wealth of ads as well.

Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 pages, just as it came off the press so never bound nor trimmed & folding out to one large sheet, great cond... See More  

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Famous title from San Francisco...

Item #695598

August 31, 1878

DAILY EVENING POST, San Francisco, California, Aug. 31, 1878

* Old West publication

 A typical newspaper of the day from this famous city.

Complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half. Nice condition.

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The Nome Nugget from Alaska...

Item #695596

July 01, 1938

THE NOME NUGGET, Alaska, July 1, 1938  

* Rare publication

Banner headlines on the front page announce: "Typhoon Causes Two Day Horror Japanese Islands" and: "Continuous Chinese Artillery Fire Holds Japs Back".

Four pages, good condition.

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First of this title we have offered...

Item #695594

June 06, 1901

THE INDEPENDENT, Honolulu, H.I. (Hawaiian Islands), June 6, 1901  

* Very rare publication

* Sandwich Islands

This is the first of this issue we have offered in our 47 years. A typical newspaper of the day with a great wealth of ads and various news reports of the day.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a faint publisher's stamp near the top, good condition.... See More  

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Existed for just 3 years in Sonoma County...

Item #695591

February 08, 1879

CLOVERDALE NEWS, Sonoma County, California, Feb. 8, 1879  

* Very rare old West publication

* San Francisco Bay Area

A rare weekly newspaper that existed for just 3 years, this being a volume3 issue. Gregory notes only one American institution has any holdings of this title. This is the first we have offered in our 47 years.

Cloverdale is a city in the wine region of Sonoma County. I... See More  

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Uncommon title from this California gold rush town...

Item #695590

October 16, 1875

WEEKLY TRINITY JOURNAL, Weaverville, California, Oct. 16, 1875  

* Rare old West publication

A rare issue from this town in Northwest California.

Weaverville is a historic California Gold Rush town. Located at the foot of the current Trinity Alps Wilderness Area, Weaverville was once home to approximately 2,000 Chinese gold miners and had its own Chinatown. Logging and tourism were the... See More  

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