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673246

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

Item #673246
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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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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673089

Dedication of Notre Dame Stadium in 1930...

Item #673089

October 12, 1930

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, 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 New Stadium With Crushing Victory Over Navy, 26 to 2" with subheads and small photo of Knute Ro... 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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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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672866

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1692...

Item #672866

December 22, 1692

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 22, 1692



* 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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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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672790

Anti-Jewish riots in Britain....

Item #672790

August 06, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1947



* Anti-Jewish riots in Britain (pogrom)

* re. The Sergeants affair

* Manchester & Liverpool

* Anti-semitism




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "35 ZIONIST LEADERS DETAINED AS BOMB KILLS 3 CONSTABLES" with subheads. (see)

Page 4 has a one column heading: "ANTI-JEWISH ACTS RECUR IN BRITAIN" with subhead and relate... See More  

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672699

Tyburn, England in 1873... 'God's Tribunal' - off to the Executioner...

Item #672699

November 06, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 6, 1783 As stated in Wikipedia: "Tyburn was a village in... present-day London... For many centuries, the name Tyburn was synonymous with capital punishment, it having been the principal place for execution of London criminals and convicted traitors, including many religious martyrs. It was also known as 'God's Tribunal', in the 18th century.&qu... See More  

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672659

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

Item #672659

June 03, 1953

DAILY MAIL, London, June 3, 1953 



* Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II



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", with a photo of Queen Elizabeth taking up most of the front page. A pletho... See More  

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672610

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1677...

Item #672610

May 27, 1675

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 27, 1675



* 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, mea... See More  

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672587

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1697...

Item #672587

January 10, 1697

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 10, 1697



* 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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672492

Controversial case of Col. Isaac Haynes... British support of loyal subjects...

Item #672492

February 07, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 7, 1782  All of the front page, page 2, and a portion of page 3 are taken up with: "Further Particulars of the Debate in the House of Lords...on the Duke of Richmond's Motion Respecting the Execution of Col. Haynes in America." This was a very controversial event in the Revolutionary War as Isaac Haynes was hanged by the British under controve... See More  

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672480

New York Herald journalist arrested in 1873 Cuba...

Item #672480

April 08, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 8, 1873



* James O'Kelly arrested in Cuba

* Irish nationalist journalist

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The top of page 5 has a map of Cuba with heading: "INSURGENT CUBA" and more. (see) One column headings include: "O'KELLY" The Arrest of the Herald Special Commissioner at Manzanillo" "Will They Dare Murder Him?" ... See More  

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672436

1940 Battle of Britain... London bombings...

Item #672436

August 23, 1940

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 23, 1940



* Battle of Britain

* London bombings

* WWII Nazi bombers




The front page has a fantastic banner headline in large, bold lettering: "NAZI RAIDERS BOMB LONDON" with subhead and related photo. Terrific for display.

Twenty-eight pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, a little wear along the spine with som... See More  

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672406

1936 Death of King George V.....

Item #672406

January 21, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 21, 1936



* Death of George V

* King of the United Kingdom




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "EDWARD VIII TAKES OATH AS KING; FUNERAL SERVICES FOR GEORGE V NEXT TUESDAY" with subheads and photo. (see)

Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.... See More  

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672343

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #672343

September 14, 1765

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Aug. 11, 1757, July 3 1762, Sept. 25, 1766, April 4, 1767, & May 21, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with minor damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures abou... See More  

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672238

1932 Ireland ends the Royal Oath...

Item #672238

March 23, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1932 



* Oath of Allegiance (Ireland) to end ?

* re. the Anglo-Irish Treaty




The top of the front page has headlines concerning the end of the 'Royal Oath', with: "De Valera Notifies Britain Irish Will End Royal Oath; Conflict May Go To Court" with related subheads as well (see).

Complete in 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.... See More  

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672235

Douglas Corrigan famous flight in 1938...

Item #672235

July 20, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1938.

 

* Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight

* New York to Ireland - Unintentional ?




The front page has a one column heading: "CORRIGAN PRAISED BY IRISH PREMIER" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues on page 12 with related photo. A printing flaw within the photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Co
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672140

Palestine Riots of 1929...

Item #672140

August 24, 1929

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut,  August 24, 1929



* Hebron Massacre (1st report)

* Palestine riots - Arabs vs. Jews

* Western Wailing Wall




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "18 Arabs, 11 Jews Killed in Riots About Wailing Wall at Jerusalem, 150 Are Wounded" with subhead (see). First report coverage on the Hebron massacre in Mandatory Palestine... See More  

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672118

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1685...

Item #672118

August 06, 1685

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 6, 1685



* 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 ... See More  

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672050

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

Item #672050

April 11, 1912

THE TIMES, London, England, April 11, 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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671972

The international boat race of 1872...

Item #671972

August 28, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1869



* The international boat race

* Atalanta vs. London boat club crew

* The River Thames - London w/ map




Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "THE INTERNATIONAL ROWING MATCH" and more. Also one column headings: "THE GREAT BOAT RACE" "The Match Between the Atalanta and London Rowing Club Crews Contested on the Thames" &quo... See More  

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671967

Mention of Dr. Franklin...

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War...

Item #671967

April 01, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 1, 1778  This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

The front page includes an Act relating to detaining persons charged with, or suspected of, the crimes of high treason or piracy committe... See More  

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671863

Amelia Earhart honored...

Item #671863

May 23, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1932 



* Amelia Earhart - London welcome

* re. Transatlantic flight (Airplane)

* 1st woman to achieve solo




The top of the front page has one column headings: "MRS. PUTNAM LANDS AT LONDON IN STORM; GREETED BY MELLON" "Crowds at Croydon Airdrome Disappointed as Ocean Flier Goes to Private Field" "Cheered In Pouring Rain" and more.... See More  

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671811

Early balloning in 1873...

Item #671811

September 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1873 



* Early Ballooning - Transatlantic voyage planning

* Balloonists John Wise & Washington Harrison Donaldson




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "Stop That Balloon" "The Voice of "Humanity" Pleading" "The Doom Of Professor Wise" and more. The flight didn't go that well as they were forced to land i... See More  

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671749

1718 World's oldest daily newspaper...

Item #671749

September 16, 1718

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 16, 1718



* Early 18th century



This issue is over 300 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe and more. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Also with some interesting advertisements as well.

A complete single sheet newspaper measuring about 7... See More  

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671703

Luyties Helicopter... Largest Ever Tested (?)...

Item #671703

July 11, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 11, 1908 The front page has two halfpg. photos of: "The Luyties Helicopter, Probably The Largest Experimental Rotary Flying Machine Ever Tested"., which includes supporting text on an inside page. Also present is: "United States Scout Cruiser 'Salem'...", "Testing New York's High Pressure Fire Service", "A Collectio... See More  

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671700

Prepping for launching the "Akron"... Antarctic Expeditions...

Item #671700

November 11, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN magazine from New York, dated Nov. 11, 1911  An inside page has: "Preparations for Launching the 'Akron' for Its Trial Trip--Preliminaries for a More Complete Test", which includes a photo. Quite early for dirigibles. The front page has: "Antarctic Expeditions, Past and Present", which continues on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "... See More  

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671693

A rare 17th century title...

Item #671693

July 13, 1689

A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARLIAMENT IN SCOTLAND, London, England, July 13, (1689)  The year is noted in the dateline of the first report at the top of page 1 (see), as well as in the imprint at the bottom of the back page. A very rare newspaper from England, other titles existing but which have slightly different wording, dealing primarily with Parliamentary affairs. Much of t... See More  

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671676

Europe & the United States are connected by the telegraph...

Item #671676

August 11, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1866 



* re. Transatlantic telegraph cable completion



The front page has one column headings concerning the recent completion of the Atlantic Cable, the telegraph cable stretched across the ocean which connected Europe with the United States. The headings include: "OLD WORLD" "BY OCEAN TELEGRAPH" "London Dispatches to Thursday Night&q... See More  

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671632

1873 Mark Twain letter re. Shah of Persia...

Item #671632

July 04, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 4, 1873



* Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens letter

* Shah of Persia visit to London, England

* Nasar al-Din Shah Qajar




Page 5 has a letter by Mark Twain with Many headings that include: "THE SHAH" "Mark Twain Executes His Contract and Delivers the Persian in London" "A Welcome Of Thunders" and more. (see) The letter takes up about 2 1/2 col... See More  

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671615

Horace Greeley's Overland Journey - Pike's Peak...

Item #671615

August 23, 1859

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 23, 1859 



* Horace Greeley

* Go West, young man

* Emigration




Page 5 has the 20th installment of Horace Greeley's "An Overland Journey - XX. THE EMIGRATION", which has more than two columns on his observations during his visit to Pike's Peak and the surrounding region. Quite interesting. See images for considerable details.

The fro... See More  

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671555

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1701...

Item #671555

April 24, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 24, 1701



* 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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671397

A periodical for spiritualists...

Item #671397

October 29, 1886

THE MEDIUM AND DAYBREAK, London, Oct. 29, 1886  A fascinating & unusual newspaper subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the History, Phenomena, Philosophy & Teachings of Spiritualism" as noted in the masthead.

The great illustration in the masthead themes on this topic--very displayable as such. Among the articles are: "A Confession & A Revocation" "Spi... See More  

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671383

The 'demon' jailer of Andersonville, just before has execution...

Item #671383

November 13, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 13, 1865  Among the front page column heads are: "ANDERSONVILLE" "Wirz's Last Letter to His Family" "Why He Would Not Commit Suicide" "The Poisoning Story" "Strong Denial By Counsel Schade".

Also: "Light on the Rebellion" "More British Sympathy for Traitors" "London as a Supply Depot for the... See More  

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671372

Sabbatai, the Jewish prophet...

Item #671372

March 12, 1665

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 12, 1665  This is a significant issue if only because of the early date, as the London Gazette is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper having begun in this year of 1665. This is issue number 34.

Of much greater significance is the content, as the back page has a very rare report concerning the 17th century Jewish prophet, ... See More  

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671360

Mary Harris "Mother" Jones 1930 death....

Item #671360

May 01, 1930

THE DAY, New London, Conn., May 1, 1930



* Mary Harris "Mother" Jones turns 100

* United Mine Workers organizer & more




The top of the front page has a one column photo of Jones heading: "Mother Jones Of Labor Fighting Fame 100 Today" (see)

Complete with 18 pages, light toning and little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.... See More  

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671341

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1700...

Item #671341

March 06, 1700

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 6, 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 complet... See More  

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671327

Battle of Lexington & Concord... Map of Boston...

Item #671327
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1775  Certainly a prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map headed: "A Map of 100 Miles Round Boston" showing just that with much detail. This map measures about 10 by 11 inches with a small bit of typical ink off-setting from having been folded against itself for 245 years. Otherwise the map is in great condition.

Inside c... See More  

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$470.00
671294

Handsome newspaper... America mention...

Item #671294

August 15, 1728

THE POST-BOY, London, Aug. 15, 1728  A displayable issue with the two masthead engravings, plus the very decorative first letter of the text (see). The ftpg. has brief mention of ships: "...from Philadelphia, with corn..." and another ship from Maryland. The back page has a curious item concerning the death of a man.

Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, partial red tax stamp on bkpg.,... See More  

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671292

Prison life at Blackwell's Island, New York...

Item #671292

February 19, 1876

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 19, 1876  A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Snowballing" which shows a snowball fight among children. Also a fullpg. print: "America Sketches: Prison Life on Blackwell's Island", and another doublepg. centerfold: "Arrival of the Prince of Wales at Lahore" in India.

Complete in 28 pages, great condition.

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671291

Establishing the rules of cricket... A premier report...

Item #671291

July 28, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 28, 1789   The article is titled: "Cricket" which contains within a subtitle reading: "Laws of the Game" which takes the majority of the article. There is another smaller subhead reading: "Betts" which mentions wagering on the game. The prefatory paragraph reads: "This game, at present so fashionable, and at all time... See More  

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671285

The king decides to not increase the land forces in America...

Item #671285

January 31, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, January 31, 1778  This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms.

The front page is filled with ads including one for the sale o... See More  

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$325.00
671284

A spy is hanged... Naval events... George Washington...

Item #671284

January 24, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 24, 1778  This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms.

The front page begins with a half column "Proclamation" by... See More  

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$460.00
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