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673006

Definitive proof of Einstein's theory of relativity... 'Epoch making'...

Item #673006

November 09, 1919

 NEW YORK TIMES, November 9, 1919  Page 6 begins with an article which, in scientific circles, is definitive proof of Einstein's theory of relativity.

As background, in 1916 Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity in full mathematical detail. That opened the window on a radically new framework for physics, abolishing established notions of space and time and repla... See More  

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$72.00
672537

"Henry Farman flew 150 miles in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 35 seconds"... Charles Darwin...

Item #672537

November 20, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November. 20, 1909 

The full front page illustration shows the biplane in which Henry Farman flew 150 miles in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 35 seconds.  Additionally, there is a full 2 page spread inside including both articles and images(see images).  This issue also includes an article titled, "Charles Darwin and Mendelism ... Evolution Past and Pre... See More  

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671905

Allen B. Wilson... sewig machines pioneer....

Item #671905

April 17, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1872



* Allen B. Wilson re. patents

* Sewing machines pioneer




The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "THE SEWING MACHINE" "A. B. Wilson and His Patent Extension" His Early Struggles, Lawsuits and Profits" and more. (see)

Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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671900

Death of Samuel Morse... telegraph fame...

Item #671900

April 03, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1872



* Samuel Morse death (1st report)

* American inventor and painter

* Single-wire telegraph system fame




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "OBITUARY" "Samuel Finley Breese Morse" First report coverage on the death of Samuel Morse. Teaxt takes up over 1 1/2 columns.

Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.... See More  

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671715

Airplane flight record photos & more...

Item #671715

September 09, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 9, 1911  Full page. photo: " Atwood in the Aeroplane in which he flew from St. Louis to Chicago and afterward from Chicago to New York." Report inside with two photos: "Atwood and His St. Louis-New York Flight" & another report: "Scientific Developments in Aerial Navigation".

This is complete in 16 pages and is in ver... See More  

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671714

English Channel Lighthouse...

Item #671714

November 29, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 29, 1902  The cover features a full page photo of: "The Beachy Head Lighthouse, Recently Completed" in the English Channel, which contains a related article on an inside page.

Additional coverage, while not shown in the photos, includes: "The American Hemp Industry", "Thirty-Seven-Inch Mills Reflecting Telescope and Spectrograp... See More  

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671712

Assaying gold and silver...

Item #671712

February 15, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 15, 1902  This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Assaying Gold and Silver Bullion at the New York Assay Office; Mail Transportation in Cities;The Improvement of Washington; The Yerkes Observatory Two-Foot Reflector; A Pigeon Ranch; and other articles and advertisements.

The issue is complete in 16 pages and is in good condition... See More  

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671710

Testing the "Lusitania"...

Item #671710

August 10, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 10, 1907, from New York.



* Testing the Lusitania

* The Great Mastodons




This issue contains the following prints and/or articles: The "Lusitania", "The International Kite Ascensions", "Erecting the Great Cantilever Bridge", "The Greatest Mastodons". This is a full issue and is in good condition. See photo for addit... See More  

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671708

Great automobile issue...

Item #671708

January 06, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 6, 1912  This issue contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: "The Selection of a Motor Truck", "The Riding Qualities of a Cart", "Making the Starting Crank Obsolete", "A Fertile Field for Inventors - Opportunities Offered by the Automobile Industry", "Gasoline in War", "The Pleasure Boat&#... See More  

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671707

East River Bridge, New York...

Item #671707

July 26, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 26, 1902  The front page has: "Present Condition of the New East River Bridge", which contains a related article on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "Wrecked Schooner 'Caine'...", "The Militia and the Colt Automatic Gun", "The Tehuantepec Railroad vs. The Isthmian Canal", and more.

The issue is comple... See More  

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671705

Serpollet's Steam Racer...

Steel rail industry... Railroads, street cars...

Item #671705

May 17, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 17, 1902



The front page has: "Manufacture Of Steel Rails", which includes additional coverage on an inside page. Also included are: "Howard's Dock", ""Ramblersville' On Jamaica Bay", "The Photorama", "A Rock Pillar At Acoma, New Mexico", "Serpollet's Record-Breaking Steam Racer" and m... 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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671702

The world's largest crane (in 1920)... Philadelphia Naval Yard...

Item #671702

August 21, 1920

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N. Y., Aug. 21, 1920 Nice, full front cover photo in three colors: "The Largest Of Its Kind: 350 Ton Crane at Philadelphia Navy Yard", which contains details and additional photos on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "Is There a Coal Shortage", "'Miss America,' built and owned by G.A. Wood...", "Record Weather", and two gr... See More  

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671701

Bleriot monoplane... Grahame-White bi-plane...

Item #671701

November 05, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 5, 1910 Full frontpage photo: "Auburn in his fast Bleriot monoplane and Grahame-White in a farmer biplane during one of the hourly distance contests" which is in regards to "The International Aviation Meeting". This also has an accompanying three page article inside on the meet, with many more photos. Also within the article are: "Th... 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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671696

Bridge Over the East River At Blackwell's Island...

Item #671696

March 28, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Mar. 28, 1908 The ftpg. has three photos, one taking half a page, showing: "General View Of The Great Cantilever Bridge Over the East River At Blackwell's Island, NY". Other prints, although not photoed, include: "How To Construct A Balloon", "Experiments In Visual Fixation", "New Types of Lifebelts", and more.

The issue i... See More  

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671677

Alexander Graham Bell's telephone in 1877..

Item #671677

February 08, 1877

AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida NY, February 8, 1877.



* Alexander Graham Bell & T.A. Watson
* Invention of the Telephone
 
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 interesti
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671665

Louis Pasteur is featured...

Item #671665

June 03, 1882

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 3, 1882  The front page features a nice print of famed scientist Louis Pasteur, with the balance of the page taken up with text on his life and work.

The complete issue, measuring 11 by 15 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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671661

Pittsburgh's steel industry...

Item #671661

December 12, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN December 12, 1874  This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Keokuk, Iowa, Railroad Bridge" "Hot Air Balloon" and a nice centerfold of the Pittsburgh steel industry. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.

Sixteen pages, good condition.

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671658

Aerial balloon torpedo...

Item #671658

May 11, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, May 11, 1878. This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "The Balloon Torpedo" "Eclipse Injector" "Saw Mill Head Block" "Galvanic Battery" "Tricycle" and so much more. Descriptive articles accompany the illustrations.

The 187... See More  

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671655

Seed planter...

Item #671655

February 01, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, Feb. 1, 1873  This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Testing Machine" and "Seed Planter" and so much more. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.

The 1870's was considered the heyday for new inventions which included the electric... See More  

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671653

Burglar proof vault maufacturing...

Item #671653

November 17, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1894  The front page features seven illustrations concerning: "The Manufacture Of Burglar-Proof Vaults".  A related report inside with another illustrations.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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671650

Centrifugal siren...

Item #671650

June 08, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1889  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following prints: PINCH BAR - STEP LADDER - AIRSHIP - CENTRIFUGAL SIREN & more.

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671612

The Mareorama at the Paris Exposition...

Item #671612

September 29, 1900

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 29, 1900  The front page has an illustrated cover showing the Mareorama at the Paris Exposition. The inside includes a related article.

Other images and/or articles include: "A Japanese Trade Mark For Webster's Dictionary" "The New Army 16-Inch Gun" "A Toda Headsman, Southern India" and more.

Sixteen pages, very good... See More  

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671082

Edison invents his famous electric lamp...

Item #671082

December 24, 1879

THE SUN, New York, Dec. 24, 1879  The ftpg. begins with a great article, taking over a full column, headed: "EDISON'S LAMP YET BURNING" "The Inventor's Calculation that this is Equivalent to Ordinary Family Use for 24 Days--How the Electricity Is Obtained, and How it is to be Distributed by Wires".

This is a wonderful article on Thomas Edison's electric lamp, ... See More  

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670961

Early refrigerator patent, a hay fork & Hay rack, CW reports...

Item #670961

April 25, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 25, 1863  The front page of this issue has an illustration and supporting text re: the "Bartlett's Patent Refrigerator". The inside pages has: "Cobb's Patent Hay Rack", "Raymond's Patent Hay Fork", "Johnson's Patent Piston-Rod Packing, and more. There are also two Civil War reports - one "The attack o... See More  

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670806

1876 Brooklyn Bridge under construction....

Item #670806

January 08, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 8, 1876  The front page includes a print of: "The New York Anchorage of the East River Bridge" plus two smaller prints as well. This was the Brooklyn Bridge. There is a related article as well. The balance of the issue has various illustration and articles on the latest inventions of the day.

Complete in sixteen pages, minor margin wear, very ... See More  

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670794

Statue of Liberty on display...

Item #670794

September 07, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 7, 1878  A feature of this issue is: "Bartholdi's Colossal Statue of Liberty" which shows the head on display in Paris. Included is a related article noting the final size would be 105 feet high plus an 82 feet pedestal. The bust itself was 29 1/2 feet high and 13+ feet in diameter. It would be formally dedicated in 1886.

Complete in 16 page... See More  

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670572

Alexander Graham Bell...

Item #670572

May 02, 1903

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 2, 1903



* Alexander Graham Bell cover photo (nice for display)



The full front cover of the issue features a photo of "Alexander Graham Bell" which also features his signature below it along with an accompanying article inside. Within the issue is: "The Stanley Airship"; "Powerful English Locomotive for Suburban Traffic"; "... See More  

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669594

The Great Comet of 1874... Coggia's Comet...

Item #669594

July 02, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1874



* C/1874 H1 (Coggia's Comet}

* The Great Comet of 1874




The top of page 3 has a two column diagram headed: "Coggia's Comet" Also one column headings: "THE COMET COME" "Her First Appearance Last Evening" "Scientific Sketch of the Celestial Visitor" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, ni... See More  

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669260

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...

Item #669260

December 22, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877  Page 2 has an extremely significant article headed: The Talking Phonograph" which begins: "Mr. Thomas Edison recently came into our office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank, and the machine inquired as to our health, asked how we liked the phonograph, informed us that it was very well, and bid us a cordial good night. ... See More  

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668578

Torpedoes warfare in 1875 ...

Item #668578

September 03, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 3, 1875



* Early Torpedoes development experiments

* Naval Torpedo Station at Newport, Rhode Island

* Naval Undersea Warfare Center - Goat Island




Page 4 has an article headed: "TORPEDOES" "Boom! Boom! Slap, Bang!" "Experiments with the Infernal Machines at Newport" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 1/2 columns.

Other news of the... See More  

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668423

Billy the Kid, Pat Garett, Virgil & Wyatt Earp, Frank Stilwell, Johnny Behan...

Item #668423

August 10, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in ... See More  

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668241

1914 Thomas Edison plant fire disaster...

Item #668241

December 10, 1914

THE WORLD, New York City, Dec. 10, 1914



* Inventor Thomas Edison

* Works plant fire disaster

* West Orange, New Jersey




The front page has a two column heading: "EDISON'S GREAT PLANT BURNED; ONLY LABORATORY IS SAVED; LOSS IS PUT AT $7,000,000" "with subheads. (see)

Eighteen pages, light toning, some margin wear, should be handled with care.... See More  

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667763

Rare Confederate title from Mississippi on the Battle of Perryville...

Item #667763

November 03, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Nov. 3, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the front page has a number of Acts and documents from the Confederacy, most concerning the on-going Civil War. One is: "An Act to Encourage the Manufacture of Clothing and Shoes for the Army" and a lengthy: "Act to Better Provide for... See More  

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667701

1901 U.S. battleship photos...

Item #667701

December 14, 1901

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 14, 1901  This  issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: "FIRST-CLASS BATTLESHIP KENTUCKY" "WISCONSIN" "MAINE" "GEORGIA" "ARKANSAS" "CALIFORNIA" "ST. LOUIS" and much more, plus related text.

Complete with 30 pages,... See More  

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667323

Chiang Kai-shek &

Item #667323

December 15, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1931



* Chiang Kai-shek resignation

* President of the Republic of China

* Gustave Le Bon death (1st report)

* French social psychologist




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GEN. CHIANG QUITS CHINA'S PRESIDENCY; LIN SEN TAKES POST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Chiang Kai-shek resignation as president of China... See More  

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667184

How cartoons are made...

Item #667184

October 14, 1916

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1916  The entire front page is taken up with an illustration captioned: "Animated Cartoons In the Making: Filming the Successive Drawings." showing a man doing just that. An inside page is entirely devoted to: "Animated Cartoons in the Making--How 16,000 Drawings are Prepared & Photographed in Producing 1000 Feet of Motion Picture Fil... See More  

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667170

Early Taxidermy In 1875...

Item #667170

March 13, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 13, 1875. This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: EARLY TAXIDERMY - ANIMAL TRAP - SAFETY GOVERNOR - STEAM TRAP & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many of the ... See More  

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667147

Guglielmo Marconi & ultra short radio waves.....

Item #667147

August 13, 1932

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., August 13, 1932



* Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi

* Ultra short radio waves improved




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Marconi Perfects Method Of Sending Short radio Waves Over Long Distance" with subheads. (see)

Complete with all 14 pages, good condition.... See More  

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666975

1938 Voder invention... speech synthesis...

Item #666975

January 06, 1939

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 6, 1939



* Early Voder invention

* Bell Labs - Homer Dudley

* Speech synthesis machine




The front page has a one column heading: "Machine Talks in 23 Human Voice Sounds" (see) related photo is on the back page. Nice to have in this World famous publication.

Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along th... See More  

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666501

Guglielmo Marconi predicts future cell phones ?.....

Item #666501

November 27, 1932

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, November 27, 1932



* Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi

* Short-wave radio telephone service




The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "Marconi's New Radio Phone to Give World Cheap Service" (see)

Complete 1st section with all 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.... See More  

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666422

1928 Eastman Kodak Company advertisement...

Item #666422

August 06, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1928



* George Eastman Kodak Company

* Color home movies - Rochester NY




Page 11 has a full page advertisement for the "Eastman Kodak Company" for the newly recent invention of "KODACOLOR Home Movies in Full Color" (see)

News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on v... See More  

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666421

Frank J. Sprague death... "Father of Electric Traction"...

Item #666421

October 26, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1934



* Frank J. Sprague death

* "Father of Electric Traction"




The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "F. J. SPRAGUE DIES; TRACTION PIONEER" with subhead and photo. (See) First report coverage of the death of Frank J. Sprague, inventor who contributed to the development of the electric motor, railways & elevators.

Other news, spo... See More  

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666329

Television in it's infancy in 1929...

Item #666329

July 17, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1929



* Television TV in it's infancy

* Invention - experiments

* Early connection to homes




Page 15 has one column headings: "To Test Television Outside Of Cities" "RCA Plans Transmitter at Bound Brooks, N.J., to Supplement Urban Experiments" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little spine we... See More  

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666273

Great Smith & Wesson article, from their headquarters...

Item #666273

June 18, 1893

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, June 18, 1893 



* Smith & Wesson gun factory

* Revolver industry w/ prints




Page 5 has a great, detailed, and illustrated article on the Smith and Wesson company. Column heads: "Springfield News & Comment" "The Smith & Wesson Revolver" "The Invention and Manufacture" with considerable detail, plus there is a... See More  

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666220

Baseball arrives in England... diagram of a diamond and more...

Item #666220

April 13, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 13, 1889 An inside page of this issue has an informative article about "Base Ball" that appeared in a London newspaper, beginning: "The arrival in this country of a specially selected team of players will no doubt stimulate the interest on this, the great national pastime of the United States and some account of it may, therefore, be f... See More  

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$135.00
666119

"Meet Dr. Timothy Leary" ad in 1969......

Item #666119

December 18, 1969

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, Dec. 18, 1969



* Dr. Timothy Leary at The Electric Circus nightclub

* Hippie generation drug experiments fame (LSD)

* The year of Woodstock, Mets, Moon Landing & more




Page 30 has a 7 x 6 inch ad for "The Electric Circus" nightclub appearance of Dr. Timothy Leary. This ad has a marijuana related pictorial. (see)



Provenance... See More  

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$67.00
666066

Wealth of interesting commentary from just before the outbreak of war...

Item #666066

February 17, 1775

THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE (with Supplement), Williamsburg, Feb. 17, 1775  This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War.

Fully half of the front page is taken up with an interesting article headed: "Observations On Taxing America". Notewor... See More  

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665892

Coverage of the trial of John Colt, with unusual graphics...

Item #665892

January 20, 1842

NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, Jan. 20, 1842 



* John C. Colt murder trial w/ prints

* Brother of famous gun inventor




A rare "Extra" edition produced to offer the latest news on the fascinating trial of John Colt.

Most of the front page is taken up with considerable detail on the case of Colt who was accused of murdering Samuel Adams the previous year. This was quite the sensation a... See More  

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