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670872

Jacob Furth, a notable Jew...

Item #670872

December 21, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 21, 1893 

Of special note is an article: "Notable Jews--Jacob Furth" which includes a photo of him & an article on his life.

The ftpg. has an illus: "Opera In New York" & inside has a nice full page: "The Work of the Salvation Army in the Slums of New York" which shows a Christmas tree. Other prints & p... See More  

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

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$55.00
669530

The Great Depression in 1938 NYC...

Item #669530

December 25, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, December 25, 1938



* The Great Depression

* Several case examples

* Christmas time




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "ON CHRISTMAS, REMEMBER THE NEEDIEST" with related illustration. Lengthy text with many cases continues on page 2 with 2 more related prints. Nice for display.

Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only ... See More  

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$37.00
669513

1929 Charles Lawson family murders...

Item #669513

December 26, 1929

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, December 26, 1929



* Charlie Lawson family murders (1st report)

* Stokes County, North Carolina tobacco farm

* Christmas Day shotgun murder & suicide




The bottom of page 8 has a somewhat discrete report headed: "Insane, Kills Wife, 6 Children and Self" (see)

Complete with all 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.... See More  

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$44.00
669107

1869 Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New Year...

Item #669107

September 05, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1869



* Rosh Hashanah - High Holy Days

* Jewish New Year - Jews - Judaica




Page 8 has an article headed: "Rosh-Hoshono" "Opening of the Festive Season of the Jews..." (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.... See More  

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$33.00
666590

Review & premiere of "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #666590

December 01, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 1, 1989



* Best "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* American Christmas comedy film - Chevy Chase




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper fro... See More  

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$98.00
666524

1859 Warsaw, Kentucky Christmas explosion disaster...

Item #666524

December 26, 1959

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. Dec. 26, 1959



* Warsaw, Kentucky - Gallatin County

* Christmas day warehouse explosion




The front page has a one column heading: "BLAST INJURES 14 IN KENTUCKY; HOMES GASHED" with subhead. (See)

Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margin, nice condition.

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664348

From the Confederacy...

Item #664348

December 28, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 28, 1863



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page includes: "City Intelligence" "Major Edgar Burroughs" "From the Rapid Ann" "The Army of Tennessee" "A Dash Upon Cleveland, Tennessee" "a letter from Salem, Virginia; which concerns Roanoke College; "Alleged Yankee Spy" and othe... See More  

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$82.00
663976

Great Christmas prints, many in color, with a displayable cover...

Item #663976

December 08, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 8, 1900  The color cover has a very displayable print showing the Wise Men on camels and noting this is the: "Christmas Number 1900". 

Inside has some Christmas-themed prints including: "The Santa Claus of the Sea" "The Christmas Possum" which is by A.B. Frost; "Making Toys for the Christmas Trade" which is ... See More  

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$150.00
663974

Nast's Santa Claus about to come down the chimney...

Item #663974

January 01, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876 



* Santa Claus - Christmas

* Thomas Nast print




Although there are several Christmas-themed print,  perhaps the best  is the  large doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast (considered the creator of the modern version of Santa Claus) captioned: "The Watch On Christmas Eve" showing two children sitting in anticipation, by ... See More  

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$160.00
663358

Signed by Beauregard and Lincoln...

Item #663358

December 24, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 24, 1864  Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "The War News--Affairs In the Valley & Around Gordonsville" which includes a dispatch signed in type by: G. T. Beauregard, General (see photos). Also: "City Intelligence" "The New Year's Dinner to Gen... See More  

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662897

Nice New Year's prints... Plan for a "submarine railway" between England & France...

Item #662897

January 02, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1858  The front page features a full page print: "New Year's Visiting in New York". Two other nice full page prints inside: "The Birth of the New Year' and 'A Happy New Year!" and an article "The Life of American Students at Heidelberg" features several small illustrations.

Interesting article with two illust... See More  

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662535

Color cover for Christmas...

Item #662535

December 22, 1926

THE OUTLOOK, New York, Dec. 22, 1926  Very colorful front cover with a: "Merrie Christmas" theme.

The complete issue, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, a perforated library stamp on the front page, good condition.

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$29.00
662532

Christmas with the Dionne quintuplets...

Item #662532

December 24, 1939

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH--"PICTURES" section, Dec. 24, 1939  The full front page featuring the famous Dionne quintuplets, captioned: "Merry Christmas From The Quins". Page 2 has 6 more photos of them.

Fourteen pages, nice condition.

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662531

Selling Christmas greens in Richmond, Virginia... Thomas Nast prints...

Item #662531

December 25, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 25, 1875  Front full pg. illus. of" "Selling Christmas Greens - A Scene in Richmond, Virginia." Inside is a full pg. Thomas Nast illus: "J. G. B. Jun., In His Property Room." Two one-quarter pg. portraits of: "The Hon. Michael C. Kerr" and "The Rev. Dr. W.E. M'Laren."; one-third pg. portrait of: "J. Ross... See More  

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662530

Selling Christmas greens in Richmond, Virginia... Thomas Nast prints...

Item #662530

December 25, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 25, 1875  Front full pg. illus. of" "Selling Christmas Greens - A Scene in Richmond, Virginia." Inside is a full pg. Thomas Nast illus: "J. G. B. Jun., In His Property Room." Two one-quarter pg. portraits of: "The Hon. Michael C. Kerr" and "The Rev. Dr. W.E. M'Laren."; one-third pg. portrait of: "J. Ross... See More  

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662528

Nice Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #662528

January 04, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1879 



* Thomas Nast

* Santa Claus

* Christmas




The full front page is a nice Christmas-themed print by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Christmas Post" showing a boy mailing a letter to Santa Claus. The other great print is the doublepage centerfold, also by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Merry Christmas" which shows five young children hang... See More  

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662526

Santa Claus by Thomas Nast... "The New Comer...", by F.S. Church...

Item #662526

January 05, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1878 



* 2 Thomas Nast prints

* Santa Claus - Christmas




The full ftpg. is taken up with: "The New Comer--A Sketch in the Depot of an Importer of Animals" by famed artist F.S. Church.

There are two very nice Thomas Nast Christmas prints, one a great doublepage centerfold captioned: "Here We Are Again" by Thomas Nast, showing a f... See More  

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662525

Marking out Santa's route from the North Pole, by Thomas Nast...

Item #662525

December 19, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 19, 1885 



* Thomas Nast

* Christmas




Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the great Thomas Nast double page print: 'Santa Claus's Route' showing two children marking out his route from the North Pole. Very displayable.

Other prints as well, several shown in the photos.

The complete issue, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condit... See More  

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$145.00
662521

Very displayable Christmas-themed color cover...

Item #662521

December 17, 1914

LESLIE'S, New York, Dec. 17, 1914  A terrific color cover showing two children in bed with toys, etc. A perfect display item for Christmas.  With the color back cover as well.

Complete issue, great condition.

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662518

W.A. Rogers print of Santa Claus...

Item #662518

December 06, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 6, 1902 



* William Allen Rogers

* Santa Claus - Christmas




The front page is a ice duo-tone print by the famed artist W. A. Rogers, captioned: "Here We Are Again" showing Santa Claus atop a chimney, with reindeer.

A wealth of Christmas-related prints within, a few in full color, too many to list here. See the photos.

Complete in 98 pages, ... See More  

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662272

From Houston during the Civil War...

Item #662272

November 09, 1864

THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Nov. 9, 1864 



* Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy



Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from the midst of the war, one of the earliest war-dated issues we have offered in recent years.

The front page has over 2 columns taken up with a terrific speech given by Jeff... See More  

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$660.00
661625

Carrier's Address... A title willing to both praise and blame...

Item #661625

January 04, 1854

INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Indiana, Jan. 4, 1854



* The Carrier Address to the subscribers - re: the New Year



Taking a full column and a bit more on pg. 2 is the: "Carriers Address To The Patrons Of The Independent Press, January 1, 1854."

News of the day with period advertising is found throughout. The newspaper describes itself in the masthead as: "A Family Newspaper ... See More  

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656185

Skating in Central Park... William Seward...

Item #656185

January 07, 1860

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 7, 1860  The ftpg. has a nice portrait of: "Hon. Wm. H. Seward, U.S. Senator from New York" with much text on him, and more on him inside.

Prints within include scenes of a fire in New York City, interior view of St. Joseph's Catholic Church at Albany; a doublepg. print of: "Outdoor Sports of New York--Scene in Central Park...... See More  

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655635

Donald, Mickey, Mini, Goofy, and several Dwarfs wish everyone a Merry Christmas - in color...

Item #655635

December 23, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Final Morning Edition, December 23, 1939



* Several Disney Characters wish everyone a Merry Christmas...

* Donald, Mickey, Mini, Goofy, and several Dwarfs

* Signed work by Walt Disney - approx. 12 by 15 1/2 inches




The back page has an absolutely wonderful, large, color print showing work from Walt's hand which depicts Donald, Mickey, Mini, Goofy, and several Dwa... See More  

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655011

The Carrier's Address poem...

Item #655011

January 08, 1856

LONG ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, Queens County, Long Island, New York, Jan. 8, 1856 



* New Year's carrier address



The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "The Carrier's Address to the Patrons of the Long Island Democrat", the significance of which can be found on the web.

Page 2 has two reports relating to the President's state-of-the-union address. &nb... See More  

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654795

Review & premiere of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" , in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #654795

November 17, 2000

LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 17, 2000



* Best "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Christmas comedy w/ Jim Carrey - Ron Howard

* Also opening for Arnold Schwarzenegger "the 6th Day"




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and perhaps no better issue co... See More  

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653542

1939 Tom Ricketts death... film industry pioneer...

Item #653542

January 21, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1939



* Tom Ricketts death (1st report)

* Stage & film actor and director

* Hollywood movie industry pioneer




The top of page 32 has a one column heading: "THOMAS RICKETTS, PIONEER OF MOVIES" 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, spo... See More  

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653466

1939 Joseph Goebbels New Year radio address...

Item #653466

January 01, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1939



* Joseph Goebbels - propaganda minister

* New Year's radio address to Germany




The top of page 16 has a one column heading: "GOEBBELS AT HOME FOR RADIO SPEECH" 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 of the day. Complete 1st section... See More  

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653347

FDR greets Rosh Hashanah in 1938....

Item #653347

September 26, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 26, 1938



* Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New Year begins

* Jews - Judaica - Judaism holiday

* Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR




The back page has a one column heading: "PRESIDENT GREETS JEWS ON NEW YEAR" with subheads that include: "HOPE VOICED IN SERMONS" and more. (see) The Jews in certain parts of Europe were being persecuted during this time in history.... See More  

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653143

Great Christmas prints, many in color, with a displayable cover...

Item #653143

December 08, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 8, 1900  The color cover has a very displayable print showing the Wise Men on camels and noting this is the: "Christmas Number 1900". 

Inside has some Christmas-themed prints including: "The Santa Claus of the Sea" "The Christmas Possum" which is by A.B. Frost; "Making Toys for the Christmas Trade" which is ... See More  

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653138

Nast's Santa Claus about to come down the chimney...

Item #653138

January 01, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876  Although there are several Christmas-themed print,  perhaps the best  is the  large doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast (considered the creator of the modern version of Santa Claus) captioned: "The Watch On Christmas Eve" showing two children sitting in anticipation, by a fireplace.

And equally as nice, and also by Thomas... See More  

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653137

Famous Thomas Nast Santa Claus print...

Item #653137

December 30, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876 



* Santa Claus - Christmas

* Thomas Nast print




The full front page shows: "Christmas-Eve In A Light House". Inside has a fullpg: "Christmas Eve--Getting Ready For Santa Claus" "Christmas In A Fishing Smack" and a few others.

But the prime Christmas print has to be the very nice full page Thomas Nast print:... See More  

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653131

Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #653131

January 04, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873 



* Caricaturist Thomas Nast

* Christmas - Santa Claus




Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again"  showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well.

There are many other prints in the i... See More  

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652318

1946 Winecoff Hotel fire disaster...

Item #652318

December 07, 1946

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, Dec. 7, 1946 



* Winecoff Hotel fire 

* Atlanta Georgia GA 

* Early 1st report on same day
 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "122 PERISH IN ATLANTA HOTEL FIRE" with subheads that include: "Many Leap To Death From The Flaming Structure" and more (see). A very early, same day report, likely why no photo... See More  

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651469

Babbs Switch, Oklahoma school house fire...

Item #651469

December 25, 1924

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., December 25, 1924 



* Babbs Switch, Oklahoma school house fire disaster 



The front page has a two column heading:

"More Than Thirty Dead In Christmas Fire Horror" (see) First report coverage the Christmas eve fire at the Babbs Switch rural school house near Hobart, Oklahoma.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 ... See More  

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651234

The Great Depression in NYC...

Item #651234

December 20, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 11 only, December 20, 1936



* The Great Depression

* Several case examples

* Christmas time




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "AT CHRISTMAS, REMEMBER THE NEEDIEST" with related illustration. Lengthy text with many cases continues on page 2 with 2 more related prints. Nice for display.

Other topics throughout. Complete section 11 onl... See More  

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650394

Covina massacre... Christmas eve slayings...

Item #650394

December 26, 2008

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 26, 2008



* Covina massacre - California

* Christmas eve party slayings

* Bruce Jeffrey Pardo




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Eight killed in shooting, fire at party" First report coverage of the Covina massacre continues on page 35 with related photos. Some light creasing here. Nice to have in this Los Angeles publication

Complete... See More  

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650324

The speech of Moses Bon Saam, a free negro...

Item #650324
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1735  Without a doubt, the most noteworthy item is the text the speech made by Moses Bon Saam, a free negro from Jamaica, which takes about 3 columns (see images). More can be discovered regarding this speech at: Moses Bon Saam.



A quite comical article is in regards to the benefits of flogging: "A New Dissertation on Flogging", which... See More  

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648848

Battle of Las Cruces (1928)....

Item #648848

January 02, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 2, 1928



* Second Battle of Las Cruces

* American occupation of Nicaragua

* United States Marines Corps




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "FIVE MARINES ARE KILLED AND 23 WOUNDED IN BATTLE WITH NICARAGUAN REBELS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Second Battle of Las Cruces during the American occupation of Nicaragua.

... See More  

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646301

Review & premiere of "Bad Santa", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #646301

November 26, 2003

LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 26, 2003



* Best "Bad Santa" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Christmas black comedy - Billy Bob Thornton




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Bad Santa" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood ar... See More  

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645471

Charles Dickens... Folk-Life In Sweden...

Item #645471
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1871. This issue contains an article "The Voice of Christmas Past" which seems to closely relate to Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" segment of "The Ghost of Christmas Past". This also includes numerous illustrations, including one with Dickens.

The cover has a Christmas poem. Inside the issue is: "Fo... See More  

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645250

Death of famed song writer Irvin Berlin...

Item #645250

September 23, 1989

SCOTTSDALE PROGRESS, Arizona, Sept. 23, 1989  The banner headline at the top of the ftpg. announces: "Irving Berlin Dies; Songs Never Will" plus subhead: "Wrote 'God Bless America', 'White Christmas', Other Classics", plus a photo of him. The article carries over to the back page.

Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$47.00
645085

Christmas Issue... Colored Ivory Snow Ad...

Item #645085

December 15, 1898

LESLIE'S WEEKLY, from New York, dated December 15, 1898. This is the Christmas issue and features a color cover wrapper as well as the typical main front cover.  Also included is this issue is a pastel colored Ivory Snow advertisement which is loose from the main issue and would be very displayable. There are numerous Christmas-themed illustration in the issue. See photos.

Complete in 32... See More  

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645080

Very rare & desirable Maxfield Parrish Christmas cover...

Item #645080

December 14, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY--CHRISTMAS,  Dec. 14, 1895 



* Maxfield Parrish

* Christmas




Certainly the feature of this issue is the great Maxfield Parrish front cover which shows a waiter delivering a plate with Christmas pudding. Typically this desirable cover is lacking as they were extracted from volumes over the years. Rare to find an issue with this cover intact.

Although the prints w... See More  

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645076

Santa Claus distributing gifts...

Item #645076

December 16, 1882

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 16, 1882  The full ftpg. is: "Abandoned". A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Visions of Christmas-Tide" has four scenes including a central print showing Santa Claus, with his bag of toys, distributing dolls to a children's hospital (see). A few other Christmas related prints as well.

Complete in 32 pages, nice condition... See More  

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$87.00
644238

Captured Confederates--Gettysburg and Waterloo... John Hunt Morgan...

Item #644238

January 01, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 1, 1864 



* Very rare Confederate title



Among the front page items are: "Cavalry" "A General Conscription" "The Yankees in Lee County" "Latest News From the North" "Confederate Congress" "Terrible Fire & Explosion at Yorktown" "From New Orleans" "Desperat... See More  

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$247.00
643202

Early reports from Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #643202
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1742



* 18th century British magazine

* early reports (2) from Charleston, South Carolina



There is a full page of text on an: "Extract of a Letter from Mr. John Smith on board the Success Frigate...dated at Charles-Town [Charleston] in S. Carolina" with some good reading (see photos for portions).



Among other items in th... See More  

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$24.00
641350

Significant & rare Judaica print... Synagogue at Amsterdam...

Item #641350
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1778



* Rosh Hashanah - the sounding of the ram's horn - print

* Rare look inside the Synagogue at Amsterdam


* General Burgoyne re: the Battle of Saratoga



Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the very nice, rare foldout engraving which is described on the contents page as: "An Inside View of the Jews Synagogue at Amsterdam,... See More  

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$325.00
638015

New Year's Eve in small-town 1966...

Item #638015

December 31, 1966

THE PARSONS SUN, Parsons, Kansas, December 31, 1966 



* New Year's Eve, 1966

* Ads, news of the day, and more




What was it like to live in small-town America on New Year's Eve in 1966? Enjoy the sampling of ads, articles, cartoons, and comic strips revealing the contextual mindset of those living during the tumultuous time in both American and world history. After perusing a sele... See More  

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$28.00
638014

Christmas Eve in small-town 1966...

Item #638014

December 24, 1966

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Pratt, Kansas, December 24, 1966 



* Christmas Eve, 1966

* Ads, news of the day, and more



What was it like to live in small-town America on Christmas Eve in 1966? Enjoy the sampling of ads, articles, and cartoons revealing the contextual mindset of those living during the tumultuous time in both American and world history.



The issue is complete in eight pages and i... See More  

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$28.00
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