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661054

Mark McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #661054

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998



*  McGwire reaches baseball immortality



See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper!

This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slig... See More  

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657809

Rare title from New Hampshire...

Item #657809

February 01, 1838

N.H. PATRIOT--EXTRA, Concord, New Hampshire, Feb., 1838



* Rare title



Just below the dateline is "Incontrovertible Facts -  Democrats, Read ! " with most of the content being politics and finance reports. Four pages, very nice condition.

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656932

The landing of Ohio Troops at Louisville, Kentucky...

Item #656932

January 11, 1862

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 11, 1862



This is a single-page print. The page contains two engravings entitled "Landing of Ohio Troops at Louisville, Kentucky" and "General Buell's Body-Guard".



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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656931

Charleston, South Carolina from the Civil War...

Item #656931

January 31, 1863

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 31, 1863



This is a single-page print which would be great for display. The page contains four engravings entitled: "Middle-Ground Battery, Charleston, S.C." "The Charleston Iron-Clad Fleet" "Folley's Battery Near the Light-House, at Charleston, South Carolina" and "Our Blockading Fleet off North... See More  

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653556

Introductory issue from the 1800's...

Item #653556
An original issue from the 1800's to help jump start your collection... This issue is guaranteed to be original, complete, and to be dated in the 1800's.   We do not offer reproductions of any kind!  There is a limit of 10 issues per customer at this price.  See the images for examples of the condition and look of the issue you will receive.  The image shows severa... See More  

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652390

Neat title...

Item #652390

March 21, 1925

THE MOSQUITO, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, March 21, 1925  A curious little newspaper which appears to be the combination of the Middlesex Plain Dealer and the Perth Amboy Press. Filled mostly with local news and tidbits, many quite folksy and humorous, plus many ads as well. The ftpg. has a bit noting: "Christy Mathewson, of baseball fame, was recently named one of the trustees of the Ameri... See More  

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650873

Printed "in the field" in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #650873

May 18, 1945

GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", May 18, 1945 Haling itself as the "most Bombed newspaper", this military publication was printed in the jungles of New Guinea, hence the title. The banner headline reads: "Another 500 Super-Fort Raid: Repeat Hit on Nagoya" with the balance of the 4 pages taken up with various WWII reports. An uncommon title, nice condition, some marg... See More  

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649306

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #649306

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998  See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning.

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649267

Ornate masthead...

Item #649267
ADVOCATE FAMILY GUARDIAN, New York, 1865  A rather ornate & decorative masthead in this small newspaper, filled primarily with literary & womanly concerns. Edited by Mrs. Sarah R. Bennett of the "American Female Guardian Society". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1865 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 11 by ... See More  

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649240

A World War II newspaper from the Navy Yard...

Item #649240

January 01, 1944

BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944  A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.

Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More  

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637486

Early medical periodical...

Item #637486

September 23, 1831

THE JOURNAL OF HEALTH, "Conducted by an Association of Physicians" as printed  in the masthead, Philadelphia, September 28, 1831  Among the articles within are: "The Russian Cholera"; "Causes of the Epidemic Cholera"; "Syrp of Milk"; "The Acclimating Principle of Plants"; "The Pleasures of a Canter";  & more. 

Six... See More  

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630009

Detailed description of the Missouri Territory...

Item #630009

June 14, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 14, 1817 



* Very early Missouri Territory



Page 2 has 1 12 column headed: "Missouri Territory--A Bid's-Eye View of the Missouri Territory" which is a very nice, detailed "travelogue" of the area, several years before statehood. Very fine reading.

Fours pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.... See More  

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630002

Focused on the infancy years of the film industry... Magician Charles Carter...

Item #630002

August 07, 1909

THE NEW YORK CLIPPER, August 7, 1909  A great issue on the entertainment industry with much on the earliest years of moving pictures plus a great deal on vaudeville and burlesque as well. The ads & notices includes the names of hundreds in the industry at the time, with many photos as well.

The front page has a photo of Chas. J. Carter, a magician who got his start at the age of twelve. ... See More  

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630001

Molly Maguires... Anarchy In The Coal Regions Of Pennsylvania...

Item #630001

February 06, 1875

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, February 6, 1875 A fullpage inside has seven illustrations: "Anarchy In The Coal Regions Of Pennsylvania.--Scenes About Pottsville Among the 'Molly Maguires.'" which shows Mt. Laffey Road where many of the Molly murders occurred, plus one of the "Miners' Homes, Neat Mine-Hill Gap". Also a halfpage "A Drinking-Saloon In Montre... See More  

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630000

Brigham Young arrested in 1871..

Item #630000

October 09, 1871

ONEIDA CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, October 9, 1871



* Mormon Leader
* Brigham Young Arrested for Adultery
* 1st Report



A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day as well. An interesting title from this interesting
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629968

The new American states struggling with money issues...

Item #629968

June 01, 1787

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1787  Included near the back is nearly half a page headed: "American News" which begins: "The present state of America is rather to be deplored than envied..." concerning its financial situation, including; "...America, like every other rising state, must have much to struggle with before it can arrive at opulence...".

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629967

News from America...

Item #629967

March 01, 1787

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1787 



* 18th century reader's digest

* Early America reports




Included near the back is nearly a full page of: "American News", beginning with mention that Virginia has created duties on imports, with details. From New York is mention that: "Congress have lately concluded a negociation with the Court of Lisbon in respect of tra... See More  

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629964

On the growth of the new American republic...

Item #629964

February 01, 1787

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1787  Included are over 3 pages taken up with: "Judge Pendleton's Animated Charge to Grand Juries of South Carolina" which is prefaced with a note: "Those who have attended to the revolutions of empires, and marked the slow progress of infant states towards greatness, will not be surprised that all the unhappy consequences have ha... See More  

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629941

Nice print of Dromoland Castle...

Item #629941
SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1795 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, are various articles concerning the United Kingdom & elsewhere. Perhaps the best content would be the two plates called for, one being a nice print of "Dromoland Castle" and the other showing the "Old Church at Paddington" and "T... See More  

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629924

Corsica... William the Lion... America beefs up military...

Item #629924
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  July, 1794



* Island of Corsica

* American military

* William the Lion, King of Scotland




Included are: "Description of Corsica" which takes over a full page; "William the Lion, King of Scotland" which includes a full page print of him (see); and a small item near the back includes: "The Americans, with the best disposition... See More  

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629879

Genereal Paoli's speech in Corsica...

Item #629879
SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1790 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a: "General Paoli's Speech in the General Assembly of Corsica", the celebrated general from Corsica. This speech is prefaced in part: "General Paoli, whose public & private virtues...in favour of the liberty of Corsica, have merited... See More  

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629875

Peace with the Indians...

Item #629875
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  November, 1790  Included near the back is a bit of news headed: "America" which includes: "...that a permanent peace had been concluded betwixt the native Indians in the back settlements & Congress..." and also: "...letters from Kentucky...an account of the capture of several boats on the river Ohio by the Shawanese Indi... See More  

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629873

Limiting those to be carried outside a stagecoach...

Item #629873
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  December, 1790  Among the articles: "An Abstract of an Act for Limiting the Number of Persons to be Carried on the Outside of Stage-Coaches & other Carriages" "A Paralytic Cured by Electricity" and much more.

Included are the 3 full page plates called for (see).

Complete in 96 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page
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629872

Admiral Hood & the siege of Toulon...

Item #629872
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  September, 1793  The prime content would be the various letters and articles concerning the Siege of Toulon, and Admiral Samuel Hood's taking of the city (see hyperlink for details). Included are 3 letters signed in type: Hood.

Included are both full page plates called for, one showing very early coins.

Complete in 96 pages, 5 by 8 inches, ful
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629761

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands... fire engine...

Item #629761

April 10, 1852

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, April 10, 1852  This title was formatted much like the more popular "Harper's Weekly" being tabloid-size with several pages of prints. This title actually precedes Harper's, which did not begin publication until 1857.

Within this issue are prints captioned: "View of the Island of St. Thomas, West Indies"; "Market Place, At
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629759

Rare title from the early Oneida Community...

Item #629759

August 11, 1849

THE SPIRITUAL MAGAZINE, Oneida Reserve, (New York), August 11, 1849  "The Oneida Community was in many ways the most radical social & sexual experiment in American history, founded in central New York by John Humphrey Noyes & a small band of Christian perfectionists in March, 1848. This community, which had evolved during the 1840's from an earlier group association in Putney... See More  

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629745

Spanish language Phoenix newspaper reports Diamondbacks as champs...

Item #629745

November 07, 2001

LA VOZ, Phoenix, Arizona, Nov. 7, 2001 



* Arizona Diamondbacks are champions

* World Series of baseball (final game)




This is a Spanish language newspaper reporting the Arizona Diamondbacks winning the Major League World Series with a bold headline: "GRACIAS D-BACKS ! " and a huge celebratory photo (see).

The complete issue, very nice, clean condition.... See More  

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629661

First astronauts introduced... John Glenn & Alan Shepard...

Item #629661

April 10, 1959

PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Pratt, Kansas, April 10, 1959

 

* Alan Shepard & John Glenn

* 1st Astronauts introduced




This 10 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Spacemen Stay Calm" which tells of the names of future U.S. astronauts. Other news and advertisements are within.



Some tape mends does not affect mentioned report. A few small bindin
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629657

Battle od Aachen... World War II...

St. Louis Cardinals win 1944 World Series...

Item #629657

October 10, 1944

MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 10, 1944  See the photos for the front page headline announcing that the St. Louis Cardinals had won the 1944 World Series. The box score is included on the front page as well.  A full-banner headline states: "Yanks Cut Last Nazi Escape Road Out of Aachen", with the subhead: "All Counter-attacks Repulsed In Sealing Off City; C... See More  

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629656

Death of Teddy Roosevelt'd oldest son Quentin...

Item #629656

July 18, 1918

THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18, 1918  A single-column headline states: "No Official Report of Roosevelt Death", with subhead: "Washington Waits on Pershing's Communique, Delayed in Transmission".  This is the report of Colonel Theodore (Teddy ) Roosevelt's son, Quentin, as they were awaiting news from Europe as he "may not have fa... See More  

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629654

12th Street riot (Detroit) of 1967....

Item #629654

July 24, 1967

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, July 24, 1967



* 12th Street Riot, Detroit, Michigan



This 18 page newspaper has a two line, two column headline on the front page: "Detroit Ripped By Race Riots". Other news of the day throughout.Minor margin browning, otherwise in nice condition.
 
source: wikipedia: The 12th Street Riot in Detroit began in the early morning ho
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629653

Railroad Strike of 1946....

Item #629653

May 18, 1946

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 18, 1946



* The great railroad strike of 1946

* President Harry Truman speaks




This 20 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page:



* STRIKE CALL STANDS AS U. S. SEIZES RAILS



with subhead.



Tiny binding holes along the spine, little rubbing and wear at central fold, otherwise good.... See More  

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629651

Photos of man in Space...

Item #629651

June 09, 1965

RECORD AMERICAN, Boston, Massachusetts, June 9, 1965



The front page of this issue has a photograph of astronaut Ed White in space with a headline reading:  "7 Picture Pages - Space Capers".



This issue is in relatively good condition and is complete in approximately 64 pages.

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629625

Peary discovers the North Pole...

Item #629625

September 08, 1909

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, September 8, 1909



* Robert Peary finds the North Pole



The front page has a nice account on the finding of the North Pole by Robert E. Peary, with one column headlines that include: "ON TOP OF WORLD PEARY STOOD BEFORE COOK", "In Dispatch Published in London he Claims Priority of Discovery" and more (see photos).



You get the complete 12... See More  

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629455

1922 Astoria, Oregon fire disaster...

Item #629455

December 08, 1922

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, December 8, 1922



* Astoria, Oregon fire disaster

* Clatsop County




The front page has a two column heading: "FIFTEEN MILLIONS LOSS IN BLAZE AT ASTORIA, ORE." with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the Astoria, Oregon downtown fire disaster.

Other news of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, some margin wear, mainly along the right si... See More  

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629351

Tony Blair wins again... in a London newspaper...

Item #629351

June 19, 2001

INTERNATIONAL EXPRESS, London, England, June 13-19, 2001 



* Tony Blair re-elected as Prime Minister

* First Labour P.M. to serve two consequtive full terms

* The youngest Prime Minister in over 150 years wins again



This tabloid-size displayable issue has on the cover: "WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!", with subhead: "Blair romps home and casts Hague's crushed Tories into elec... See More  

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629330

William Chapman Ralston suicide...

Item #629330

September 01, 1875

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, September 1, 1875



* Bank of California failure 

* William Chapman Ralston suicide ?




The front page has an article headed: "CALIFORNIA" "The Funeral Of Ralston-The Financial Situation-The Bank Failure" and more.

Complete in 4 pages, irregular along the spine, a little light foxing, otherwise nice.... See More  

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629257

The Molly Maguire case...

Item #629257

October 11, 1878

BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 11, 1878 



* Molly Maguires



Near the bottom of the front page is a brief article headed: "Molly Maguire Cases" with a Sunbury dateline, noting: "Judge Rockefeller refused to grant a new trial to the Mollies Peter McManus and John O'Neill, the murderers of Frederick Hesser..." with just a bit more (see). This is followed by... See More  

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629243

1866 great fire of Portland, Maine...

Item #629243

July 05, 1866

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 5, 1866



* Portland, Maine fire disaster

* Early 1st report coverage




Page 5 has a one column heading: "Great Fire In Portland" with subhead.(see) A early 1st report here giving the brief coverage near the start of the fire.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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629229

Honoring Horatio Nelson... Wilberforce on slavery...

Item #629229
SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1797 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a report beginning: "Mr. Wilberforce said that it were only wasting the time of the House to go to any length into a subject which had already undergone such full & frequent discussions...suffered themselves to be influenced by their feelings; it... See More  

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629228

Analyzing the sneeze...

Item #629228
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, December, 1799  Among the many articles is a very curious one: "A Dissertation on Sneezing: Custom of Blessing Those who Sneeze - Its practical Utility" which takes several pages.  Various news reports as well, mostly concerning England.

Included are both plates called for, one of which shows a castle (see).

Complete in 86 pages, full ti... See More  

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629227

American news... Resuscitating a drowned person...

Item #629227

December 01, 1793

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, December, 1793  Among the many articles is: "Means for the Recovery of Persons Apparently Drowned" which takes a full page. Near the back are various news reports including items headed: "American Intelligence" which takes over half a page. Most of this content is political related, plus there is a report of the abatement of the Yello... See More  

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629198

Troubling relations between the United States and France...

Item #629198

November 01, 1799

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1799  Under: "Review of New Publications nearly 4 pages are taken up with: "A Short Account of the Principal Proceedings of Congress...& a Sketch of the State of Affairs Between the United States and France in July, 1798". It begins: "The short account of the exertions, both defensive and offensive of the American States... See More  

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629197

Drs. Josephly Priestley leaves America for England...

Item #629197

October 01, 1799

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, October, 1799  Included is an interesting article on the famed Dr. Joseph Priestley (see hyperlink), which includes: "The announce of Dr. .Priestley's intended return to Great Britain, after his little trip to America, will, of course, excite some degree of astonishment on this side of the water...Dr. Priestley at that time certainly did not app... See More  

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629196
Item #629196

September 01, 1799

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, September, 1799  A generic issue with no content with writing about. Includes both of the  plates called for.

Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition.



This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting unt... See More  

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629194
Item #629194
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1799  A generic issue with no content with writing about. Includes both of the  plates called for.

Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition.



This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907. ... See More  

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629190
Item #629190
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1791  A generic issue with no content with writing about. Includes one of the two plates called for.

Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition.



This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.... See More  

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629188

Brothers of Louis XVI try to dethrone him?

Item #629188

November 01, 1791

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1791  Near the back is a: "Proclamation of the Brothers of the King of France - To dispel the Suspicions which have Arisen of their Intention to Dethrone their Brother" (see). There is also a short bit of "American Intelligence" reporting a terrible fire in New York City (see).

Lacking both of the plates called for.

Comple... See More  

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629187

Yellow Fever ravages cities in the United States...

Item #629187

November 01, 1797

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1797  Near the back is a brief bit of news headed: "America" which reports on the: "...horrid ravages lately made by the Yellow Fever in Philadelphia, Baltimore, new Providence, etc., etc..." with ore (see).

Included are both full page plates called for.

Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of S... See More  

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629185
Item #629185
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1797  A generic issue with no content with writing about. Includes both plates called for.

Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition.



This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907. ... See More  

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