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676005

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1669...

Item #676005

July 27, 1669

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 27, 1668



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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$54.00
675968

Dedication of Notre Dame Stadium in 1930...

Item #675968

October 12, 1930

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, sport's section only, October 12, 1930



* Notre Dame Stadium opening

* Formal dedication (1st report) - Fighting Irish

* NCAA College football  - "Touchdown Jesus" fame




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "NOTRE DAME DEDICATES HOME STADIUM BY WHIPPING NAVY, 26-2" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the dedicatio... See More  

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$72.00
675961

Large ship advertisements in 1785...

Item #675961

March 19, 1785

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Edinburgh, Scotland, Feb. 2, 1785  The front page has five unusually large illustrated ship advertisements. Front page also has a partial red-inked tax stamp in the lower right corner. News and advertisements of the day. Complete in four pages with some lite rubbing, otherwise in nice condition.

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$36.00
675952

Convicts shipped off to America... Oglethorpe before founding Georgia...

Item #675952

March 13, 1728

THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, March 13, 1728 (1729 by today's calendar) 



* Early James Oglethorpe

* Convicts to America




Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific item noting: "Also the same day nine felons convicts, eight men and one woman, were brought from Oxford City to the Oxford-Arms at Holborn Bridge, and from thence carry'd down the river and put on board a shi... See More  

Item from Catalog 302 (released for January, 2021)...

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$275.00
675904

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1675...

Item #675904

July 29, 1672

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1672



* Earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 b... See More  

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$48.00
675893

Quite uncommon from London... 1723... 1724...

Item #675893

February 14, 1724

THE TRUE BRITON, London, Feb. 14, 1723-4 



* Early 18th century



The double date is due to the use of both the Julian (1723) & *Gregorian (1724) calendars at the time. A quite uncommon single sheet newspaper which has comparatively large lettering in the masthead. Rather than present news reports, this newspaper  is almost entirely editorial with much on politics. The back page i... See More  

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$50.00
675892

Gentleman's newspaper from 17th century England...

Item #675892

January 23, 1691

ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Jan. 23, 1691



* Rare 17th century title



This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 325 years old.

This newspaper was done in question/answer format. This newspaper was published at a time when there wer
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$48.00
675861

1903 Gordon Bennett automobile race....

Item #675861

July 02, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 2, 1903



* James Gordon Bennett Cup - automobile race

* Athy, County Kildare, Ireland




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "RACE MARRED BY ACCIDENTS" 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 paper.

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$40.00
675793

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1701...

Item #675793

March 20, 1700

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 20, 1700



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* At the turn of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is... See More  

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$28.00
675782

(3) Gentleman's newspapers from 17th century England...

Item #675782

December 29, 1694

ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Nov. 13, Dec. 8 & 29, 1694



* Rare 17th century publications

* Lot of 3 issues over 325 yrs. old




This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 325 years old.

These newspapers were done in question/ans
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$112.00
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
675748

New York Herald journalist arrested in 1873 Cuba...

Item #675748

April 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1873



* James O'Kelly arrested in Cuba

* Irish nationalist journalist

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "IMPRISONED" "Interest Excited by the Arrest of Jas. J. O'Kelly at Manzanillo" and more. (see) Text takes up about 2 full columns.

Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$30.00
675712

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1700...

Item #675712

January 16, 1700

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 16, 1700



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* Turn of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is comple... See More  

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$29.00
675551

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

Item #675551

December 15, 1935

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



* Ted Drake - Arsenal football club (soccer)

* Villa Park, Aston, Birmingham, England

* Seven goals - top-flight record game




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

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675529

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

Item #675529

April 13, 1912

THE TIMES, London, England, April 13, 1912 



* Pre Sinking the RMS Titanic

* 2nd trip from England advertisement




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

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675448

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

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

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

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$215.00
675447

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

Item #675447
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790  Near the back is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty.

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

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675403

Great 18th century issue for display...

Item #675403

January 30, 1720

THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, April 23, 1720



* Great masthead engraving

* Early 18th century original




This title has one of the more beautiful & intricately engraved mastheads to be seen, and this issue has a particularly lightly-inked impression. Various news items from Europe.

Present are all 6 pages, as more typically the back leaf is lacking as it was often loo... See More  

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675372

Jim Crowley heads to Fordham Rams....

Item #675372

January 04, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 4, 1933



* Jim Crowley - "Four Horsemen" backfield fame

* University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish

* Becomes Fordham Rams head football coach




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "CROWLEY QUITS MICHIGAN STATE FOR FORDHAM" with subheads and photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in... See More  

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675211

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

Item #675211

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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675197

Easter Rising leaders executed in 1916....

Item #675197

May 05, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 5, 1916



* Easter Rising in Ireland ends with executions

* Willie Pearse, Joseph Plunkett, Edward Daly & Michael O'Hanrahan




The front page has a five column heading: "FOUR IRISH LEADERS ARE SHOT" with subhead. First report coverage of the execution of the leaders of the Easter Rising.

Complete with 14 pages, a little irregular along the spin... See More  

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675152

The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, printed in gold ink...

Item #675152

June 03, 1953

DAILY MAIL, London, June 3, 1953 



* Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

* Sir Edmund Percival Hillary

* Mount Everest summit reached (1st time)




This is: "The Golden Reprint" edition as all 12 pages are printed in gold ink.

Nice to have a report of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth in a London newspaper, with the banner headline: "LET US CHERISH OUR OWN WAY OF LIFE", ... See More  

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674837

Churchill's famous "never give in" speech...

Item #674837

October 30, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1941 



* Winston Churchill's famous speech

* "Never Give In" never, never, never...

* Harrow School - London, England




Page 4 contains one of the most famous speeches of World War II, certainly among the top speeches by British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill.

On October 29 Churchill visited his former school at Harrow and gave his "... See More  

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674818

Godesberg Memorandum... Adolph Hitler...

Item #674818

September 25, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1938



* Adolph Hitler & Neville Chamberlain

* Bad Godesberg, Germany meeting

* re. Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia land




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "CZECHS HAVE UNTIL OCT. 1 TO ACCEPT; HITLER AIDS POLISH-MAGY AR DEMANDS; DALADIER FLYING TO LONDON AGAIN" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text with other related headings continu... See More  

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674616

Early announcement that the Treaty of Peace has been signed: the Revolutionary War is over...

Item #674616

September 11, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 11, 1783 



* Treaty of Paris (peace) announcement

* End of the Revolutionary War




An extremely historic issue, as the front page begins with a report taken from the London Gazette of the day prior  announcing the signing of the Definitive Treaty of Peace, formally ending the Revolutionary War.

It reads in part: "On Saturday night last, ... See More  

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674590

Ad for a return trip on the Titanic...

Item #674590

April 09, 1912

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 9, 1912 



* Pre Sinking the RMS Titanic

* Return trip home advertisement

* Just 1 day prior to departure




Published shortly before the world's largest ship--the "unsinkable" Titanic--would make history by sinking in the North Atlantic, this newspaper contains an advertisement on page 11 for the return trip of the Titanic. Obviously a trip which wou... See More  

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674576

UN Opens in 1946.....

Item #674576

January 11, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1946  



* First meeting of the United Nations

* Westminster Central Hall, London, England




The front page has a two column headline announcing: "UNO OPENED; ATTLEE ASKS WORLD UNITY" with subheads. (see) Much more on pages 2 and 3 with related photos.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning at the marg... See More  

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674571

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1677...

Item #674571

November 05, 1677

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 5, 1677



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measurin... See More  

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674448

General William T. Sherman...

Item #674448

November 29, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman 

* March to the sea - Georgia

* In a rare Confederate title




Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil... See More  

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674436

1938 Short Mayyo Composite "piggyback" airplane flight...

Item #674436

July 22, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1938



* Short Mayo Composite airplanes

* Piggyback seaplane/flying boat combination

* First transatlantic flight




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Pickaback Plane Arrives, 25 Hours From Ireland" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the first transatlantic flight for the a piggyback seaplane/flying boat combination named Shor... See More  

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674392

Early 19th century w/ red tax stamp...

Item #674392

June 15, 1807

THE COURIER, London, June 15, 1807



* Uncommon publication w/ red tax stamp



The front page is taken up with various advertisements and a red tax stamp at the upper right corner. News of the day inside and partially on the back page.

Complete with 4 pages, never bound, good condition.

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674356

Was George Washington ever a commissioned officer in the British army?

Item #674356
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1795  Included is a letter to the publisher concerning George Washington, referencing his bravery & military prowess from the French & Indian War. Further on it notes: "...In the regular standing army of Great Britain he never held any commission: and this perhaps may have been...why Lord Howe & General Howe declined acknowledging h... See More  

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674109

Hermann Gollancz death.... British Rabbi...

Item #674109

October 16, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 16, 1930



* Hermann Gollancz death (1st report)

* British Rabbi & Hebrew scholar




Page 25 has a one column heading: "HERMANN GOLLANCZ, JEWISH LEADER, DIES" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Comple... See More  

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674105

1947 Princess Elizabeth photos... 21st birthday...

Item #674105

April 20, 1947

MAGAZINE SECTION only of the New York Times, April 20, 1947



* Princess Elizabeth turns 21

* Future Queen Elizabeth II

* Cover photo & life in photos




The front page of this section has a photo of the future Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom who turned 21 the day after this publication. Pages 12 & 13 has several photos of Princess Elizabeth from birth to the present.

Various ... See More  

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674102

Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin...

Item #674102

May 23, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23, 1818 



* Inventor Eli Whitney

* Cotton Gin invention




An extremely significant back page report is headed: "Labor Saving Machinery" includes: "There is now annually raised...with Mr. Whitney's machine, about one hundred millions of pounds of short staple cotton. To pick that quality by hand...before his invention... See More  

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673859

Notre Dame wins 1989 college football title...

Item #673859

January 03, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 3, 1989



* Notre Dame Fighting Irish

* Wins Fiesta Bowl vs. West Virginia

* College football national champions




The front page of the sport's section has a heading: "#1: There's No Stopping Notre Dame" with subhead and related photo. (see) First report coverage continues inside. Much reporting on the Rose Bowl between Michigan and USC.

Complete wit... See More  

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673527

International Unemployment Day demonstrations....

Item #673527

March 07, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1930



* International Unemployment Day

* Communists - Reds

* The Great Depression




The top of the front page  has a three column headline: "REDS BATTLE POLICE IN UNION SQUARE; SCORES INJURED, LEADERS ARE SEIZED; TWO DEAD, MANY HURT IN CLASHES ABROAD" with many subheads. (see) Loads of text continues inside with related photos.

Other news, sports ... See More  

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673356

T. E. Lawrence returns to England in 1929....

Item #673356

February 03, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1929



* T. E. Lawrence returns to England

* World War I - Arab Revolt & more fame




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Lawrence of Arabia Hides in London; Flees Reporters on Arriving From India" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news of the day. Complete 1st secti... See More  

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673321

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1677...

Item #673321

December 13, 1677

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 13, 1677



* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/... See More  

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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
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673245

War in the South... Chart of killed & disabled...

Item #673245
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, September, 1781  Near the beginning is the "List of the Men Killed or Disabled in the War" which includes various columns, with mentions of Howe, Carleton, Gage, Saratoga, and more. Also: "Summary of Proceedings in the last Session of the Last Parliament" includes some discussion of the Revolutionary War.

Also: "Concerning the Con... See More  

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673185

Mary of Teck... Queen Mother death....

Item #673185

March 25, 1953

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 25, 1953



* Mary of Teck death (1st report)

* Queen mother of United Kingdom




The front page has a nice banner headline: "QUEEN MARY DIES IN SLEEP AT 85; Churchill Sobs as He Breaks News to House of Commons" with subheads and photo of Queen Mary. (see)

Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 16 pages of the 1st section only, some spine and central fold... See More  

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672964

Charle Chaplin meets Gandhi in 1931.....

Item #672964

September 23, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 23, 1931



* Comedian actor Charlie Chaplin

* Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "WHO IS CHAPLIN? GANDHI ASKS AS CHARLIE CALLS" with subhead. (see) Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage on Charlie Chaplin meeting Mahatma Gandhi in London, England. Always nice to have notable events in history r... See More  

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672963

1931 Jack 'Legs' Diamond jail sentence...

Item #672963

August 13, 1931

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 13, 1931



* Jack 'Legs' Diamond

* Irish American gangster

* Bootlegging jail sentence




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND DRAWS FOUR-YEAR TERM; ALSO FINED $11,000" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 24 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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672960

Munich Agreement of 1938... Sudetenland....

Item #672960

September 30, 1938

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, September 30, 1938



* Munich Agreement signed

* Adolph Hitler - Neville Chamberlain

* Sudetenland - Czechoslovakia concedes



The front page has a nice banner headline: "ENGLAND AND GERMANY AGREE NEVER TO FIGHT EACH OTHER" with various subheads that include: "Czechs Concede; Troops Of Reich Enter Tomorrow" and more. Nice for display.

Complete with... See More  

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672879

Knute Rockne's physician warning....

Item #672879

December 24, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 24, 1930



* Knute Rockne suffering from exhaustion

* Notre Dame Fighting Irish football coach




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "Doctor Warns Rockne to Curb His Activities" (see) Rockne would be killed in a airplane crash a few months later.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, this is ... See More  

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672877

From the 1600's by a woman publisher... Joanna Brome...

Item #672877
THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, Oct. 14, 1682  A dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. This early singlesheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing (see photo) particularly with the over 300+ year old date clearly visible in the dateline.

This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founde... See More  

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$47.00
672876

From the 1600's by a woman publisher... Joanna Brome...

Item #672876
THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, Oct. 16, 1682  A dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. This early singlesheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing (see photo) particularly with the over 300+ year old date clearly visible in the dateline.

This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founde... See More  

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$47.00
672862

1920 Belfast, Ireland riots...

Item #672862

September 27, 1920

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 27, 1920



* Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Ireland riots

* Irish War of Independence




The front page has a nice banner headline: "NEW RIOTING IN BELFAST" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with all14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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672815

Livingstone is found, reported in the newspaper which financed the search...

Item #672815

May 03, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1872 



* David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley




James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from... See More  

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$52.00
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