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666848

Fall of the Soviet Union... Great pair of issues...

Item #666848

August 01, 1991

A fascinating pair of newspapers, destined to be the premier newspapers on the coup and collapse of the Soviet Union. Both double-titled: "NEZAVISIMAYA GAZETA/INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER".

Issue #1: Datelined Moscow & Washington, August, 1991 The Nezavismaya Gazeta defied orders & worked through the night, handing out crude newspaper copies to people on the streets, and faxing their t... See More  

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$28.00
666271

Perhaps the most famous "Confederate" newspaper...

Item #666271

July 04, 1863

THE DAILY CITIZEN, Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 2 (4), 1863 



* Most sought Confederate newspaper to be had ?



A fascinating newspaper and arguably the most famous of any newspaper printed on Confederate soil, not just for being printed on the back of wallpaper (many others were as well) but because of the circumstances which surrounded the creation of this issue.

This newspaper was edit... See More  

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$5,250.00
666270

Proclaiming a permanent seat of government, signed by George Washington...

Item #666270

January 26, 1791

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 26, 1791 



* re. Creating Washington D.C.

* President George Washington




Page 2 has "A Proclamation" issued by the President of the United States designating the exact location of the "permanent seat of Government".

The Proclamation, which takes a full column, states in part: "...And I do hereby declare.... See More  

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$435.00
666269

The last holdup of the Jesse James gang...

Item #666269

September 09, 1881

THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, Sept. 9, 1881 



* Last Jesse James Gang robbery

* Blue Cut Train Robbery

* Glendale, Missouri




The front page has one column heads including: "Train Robbers" and "An Express Car And Passengers Robbed--The Governor Of Missouri Issues A Proclamation Calling On The People to Organize And Exterminate Train Robberies". A detailed rep... See More  

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$179.00
666268

The Custer massacre at Little Big Horn...

Item #666268

July 08, 1876

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY ARGUS, Merced, California, July 8, 1876 



* General George Custer

* Battle of Little Bighorn

* Massacre by Indians




This issue has a nice page 4 report providing all the details and particulars on the famous Custer Massacre at Little Big Horn. In the middle of the report is mention that several members of the Custer family were killed in the battle. Note that it also ... See More  

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666267

Importation from America begins again...

Item #666267

December 27, 1783

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 27, 1783  Taking half of the front page & most of page 2 is a complete printing of a document noted in Schlesinger as happening on December 26, and which he describes as a British order in council to permit the importation of American manufactured goods to England on terms as favorable as those of pre-revolutionary days.

The first column has a brief note... See More  

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666265

Essay on free trade... From during the Revolutionary War...

Item #666265

January 06, 1780

PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR THE GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 6, 1780  A famous title that has very ornate lettering and an engraving of a ship in the masthead. Notable content includes, on the ftpg: "A Third ESSAY on FREE TRADE and FINANCES , humbly offered to the consideration of the Public. By a CITIZEN OF Philadelphia". It continues on pg. 2 and is to be concluded in a futur... See More  

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666264

Slaves arrive in colonial Charleston...

Item #666264

August 26, 1773

THE MASSACHUSETTS GAZETTE & BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, Aug. 26, 1773  



* African slavery trade

* Southern slaves arrive

* Colonial New England




This newspaper was printed in Boston less than four months before the Boston Tea Party. Page 2 has a report on the number of slaves imported into Charleston, South Carolina, and noting where they were from (see). The entire fr
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$235.00
666263

Uncommon American title from the Revolutionary War...

Item #666263

January 19, 1780

THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Jan. 19, 1780 



* American Revolutionary War

* Rare single sheet issue




Most of the front page is taken up with a document concerning relations between Holland and England. The back page has a document from D. Diego Joseph Navarro, governor of Cuba., regarding declaring war against Great Britain (see). The back page also has an item from Congress conce... See More  

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666262

One of the earliest 17th century newspapers you will find......

Item #666262

December 22, 1635

GAZETTE, Paris, France, December 22, 1635 



* Earliest newspaper in your collection?



This title was the very first regular newspaper published in France, started in 1631 by Théophraste Renaudot but with influential backing by the powerful Cardinal de Richelieu. All the text is in French with the first letter in the title containing embellishments (see). An ornate letter begins the... See More  

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666261

One of the best Revolutionary War era mastheads...

Item #666261

September 13, 1783

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 13, 1783 



* Rare title w/ great masthead

* re. End of the Revolutionary War




The photo shows one of the more decorative and larger engravings to be found in an 18th century American newspaper, making this a very nice issue for display.

The front page has a few bits with oblique references to the end of the Revolu... See More  

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666259

Action concerning desertion from duty in battle...

Item #666259

March 22, 1777

THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 22, 1777 



* Rare Revolutionary War title from America



The front page is taken up with some legal issues concerning the governance of Philadelphia. Page 2 has an item from the Congress of New York concerning: "...divers persons...for notorious disaffection to the liberties of America & other sufficient causes, been sent into so... See More  

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666256

Wealth of Confederate reporting from this fascinating newspaper title...

Item #666256

January 07, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863 



* Very rare Confederate title



This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See th... See More  

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$337.00
666255

Great map of the West Indies & America...

Item #666255
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1762 



* Very early Southern America map w/ West Indies



Certainly the prime feature of this early magazine is the terrific & very displayable foldout map titled: "An Accurate Map of the West Indies with the Adjacent Coast" as noted in the ornate cartouche. This map shows much of present-day Georgia & Florida to present-day... See More  

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666251

Byrd receives Livingstone Medal...

Item #666251

December 20, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1929



* Aviator Richard Evelyn Byrd

* David Livingstone Centenary Medal

* Southern Hemisphere achievement




Page 3 has a one column headings: "LIVINGSTONE MEDAL IS AWARDED TO BYRD" "American Geographical Society Votes Highest Honor for Southern Exploration" "His Achievements Lauded" and more with photo of the medal. (see)

Other n... See More  

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666113

General Douglas MacArthur in Australia...

Item #666113

July 01, 1943

DAILY NEWS, WAR EXTRA, Los Angeles, July 1, 1943 



* MacArthur Strikes

* Great WW2 headlines




The 4-line, full-banner headline reads: "WAR EXTRA - M'ARTHUR STRIKES! - INVADES 5 BASES - Fighting rages on 2 islands." The subheading has: "Allies launch drive to ring Japs on Rabaul", with supporting text.

Additional related images and text are found on inside pages.

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666112

"BATTLE ON MARNE; ITALY BOMBS GENEVA" - WAR EXTRA!

Item #666112

June 12, 1940

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, June 12, 1940



* Great WWII reporting!

* War Extra - Battle on Marne... Italy attacks Geneva




The top of the front page has: "WAR EXTRA", followed by the dramatic 2-line, near-full-banner headline: "BATTLE ON MARNE; ITALY BOMBS GENEVA". Additional headlines include: "Rain Helps French Slow Nazi Attacks; Duce Bases Blasted", with additional s... See More  

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666111

"NAZIS DESTROYED IN FRENCH ATTACK" - WAR EXTRA!

Item #666111

June 12, 1940

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, June 12, 1940 (9 A.M. Final Edition)



* Great WWII reporting!

* War Extra - Battle on Marne




The top of the front page has: "WAR EXTRA", followed by the dramatic 2-line, full-banner headline: "NAZIS DESTROYED IN FRENCH ATTACK". Additional headlines include: "BRITISH SMASH ITALY BASIS" and "Rain Aids Defense of Paris; Fascist Bombs Hit G... See More  

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666110

"NAZIS DESTROYED IN FRENCH ATTACK" - WAR EXTRA!

Item #666110

June 12, 1940

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, June 12, 1940



* Great WWII reporting!

* War Extra




The top of the front page has: "WAR EXTRA", followed by the dramatic 2-line, full-banner headline: "NAZIS DESTROYED IN FRENCH ATTACK". Additional headlines include: "BRITISH SMASH ITALY BASIS" and "Rain Aids Defense of Paris; Fascist Bombs Hit Geneva."

Captivating inside photos w... See More  

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666108

Death of President John Quincy Adams, from the city where he died...

Item #666108

February 24, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington (D.C.), Feb. 24, 1848 



* President John Quincy Adams death

* Best title to be had ?




Page 3 has at the top center: "Death Of Ex-President Adams" with the report beginning: "The venerable Patriot and Statesman, John Quincy Adams, expired at the Capitol last evening...He lingered...insensible & unconscious from the period of his attack... See More  

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666104

Treaty of Peace between Russia & Turkey...

Item #666104

November 21, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 21, 1829

Featured in this issue is the treaty of peace between Russia and Turkey.

News of the day from through both the United States and the world is found throughout.

Complete in 16 pages, slight foxing, overall nice condition. See images for details.

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666103

Indian land purchases...

Item #666103

December 09, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 9, 1820

Featured in this issue is a report on the United States purchasing land from various Indian Tribes.

News of the day from through both the United States and the world is also found throughout.

Complete in 16 pages, slight foxing, overall nice condition. See images for details.

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666100

Changing the American Flag in 1818...

Item #666100

January 24, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, January 24, 1818

Featured in this issue is report on the talks re: changing the American flag.

News of the day from through both the United States and the world is found throughout.

Complete in 16 pages and in overall nice condition. See images for details.

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666096

John Quincy Adams... State land purchases by the Federal governement...

Item #666096

February 25, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, February 25, 1826



Featured in this issue is a table showing the Federal Government paid to each state for the purchase land since 1776. Related text is included, one signed in block type" John Quincy Adams.

News of the day from through both the United States and the world is found throughout.

Complete in 16 pages, slight foxing, overall ni... See More  

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666039

Very rare print of Kit Carson...

Item #666039

April 20, 1867

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, April 20, 1867 



* Kit Carson - frontiersman



In 33 years of selling rare newspapers I recall only seeing one image of Kit Carson in a newspaper, and this is it. See the photos for the nice front page image captioned: "Kit Carson, the Celebrated Explored & Indian Agent...". On an inside page is an article on him headed: &qu... See More  

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666037

Wilt Chamberlain sets the season points record for the NBA...

Item #666037

March 15, 1962

NEW YORK TIMES March 15, 1962 



* Wilt Chamberlain - Philadelphia Warriors 

* Season scoring record set (last game of season)

* National Basketball Association - NBA




The sports section (page 42) has a one column heading: "Warrior's Triumph Over Packer Five; Wilt Exceeds 4,000" with game summary. He bagan the game with 3,997 points.

Chamberlain still holds the season... See More  

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666036

Martin Luther King, Stevie Wonder, Hair...

Item #666036

April 11, 1968

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, April 11, 1968  As most might be aware "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public discourse a tradition it maintained throughout its 60+ year history.

This issue has many pages and articles co... See More  

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666031

The slave ship Amistad...

Item #666031

May 02, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 2, 1840 



* African slaves

* La Amistad trial




Inside has a report from London concerning the slaves on board the ship Amistad (subject of a Stephen Spielberg movie of the same name) noting: "...the Glasgow Emancipation society...on behalf of the negroes who took possession of the Amistad & were subsequently carried to New London...to... See More  

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665801

Black Legion murder conviction... Detroit...

Item #665801

September 29, 1936

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 29, 1936



* Black Legion - American terrorists convictions

* Charles Poole murder - lynching

* Works Progress Administration organizer

* Best title to be had ? - rare as such




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Seven Cult Killers Draw Life Terms for Poole Murder" with subheads. (see)  First report coverage continues inside ... See More  

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664442

Eric Clapton, Jim Morrison, Mick Jagger...

1970 Strawberry Fields (Canada) music festival...

Item #664442

July 16, 1970

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, July 16, 1970



Page 39 has a full page advertisement for the "Strawberry Fields" music festival (Canada) which was going to be held the following month, along with another ad for the Powder Ridge Festival.  Also present are large ads for albums and/or concerts for Eric Clapton, Jim Morrison, Mick Jagger, and more.



Provenance: This... See More  

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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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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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663908

Extensive review of Dylan's new album 'John Wesley Harding'...

Item #663908

February 01, 1968

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Feb. 1, 1968  Beginning on the front page is a review of Bob Dylan's recently released album "John Wesley Harding", the article titled: "Dylan: Nothing Is Revealed".

The author Richard Goldstein takes a very extensive look at the music of Dylan with the review, and in particular the works in this new album, carrying over to take most of a ... See More  

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662672

Great issue on the 1860 Heenan & Sayers fight...

Item #662672

May 12, 1860

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 12, 1860 



* John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers

* Famous & 1st World championship boxing




The front page has a dramatic print showing: "Round 37" of the Heenan and Sayer fight, erupting into a riot. Above it is a print of "The Champion's Belt of England...". Within is a double page centerfold which includes 8 prints of ... See More  

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662666

From the Arizona Territory: 37 years before statehood...

Item #662666

July 03, 1875

ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. [Arizona Territory] July 3, 1875 



* Very rare title



Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last.

A nice assortment of news articles and ads. The back page has a full column: "Letter From Col. Hodge - Description of the Country About San Carlos and on the Way to Camp Apache".

Fou... See More  

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662567

Huge image of "Buffalo Bill" Cody...

Item #662567

September 11, 1875

NEW YORK SATURDAY JOURNAL, Sept. 11, 1875  The front page is dominated by a very large image of: "Hon. William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill)", along with the beginning of a story by him titled: "Deadly-Eye, the Unknown Scout, by Buffalo Bill, the Celebrated Scout, Guide, and Hunter-Author." The story takes most of page 2 and is continued in a later issue.

Some crude repairs to t... See More  

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662559

A newspaper for the African-American community...

Item #662559

January 11, 1941

THE AFRO-AMERICAN, Baltimore, Jan. 11, 1941  Rather rare that we receive issues of this newspaper published for the African-American community in the Baltimore vicinity.

As would be expected, the vast majority of the content is focused on African-American achievements, news, and day-to-day news items.

Complete in 24 pages, formatted much like all newspapers of the era. Good condition.... See More  

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$54.00
662543

John Brown's Harper's Ferry invasion...

Item #662543

December 08, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 8, 1859 



* John Brown's Negro insurrection

* Harper's Ferry, West Virginia




Page 6 has over a full column on: "John Brown's Invasion" "The Martial Law Illegal--Reaction Against Wise" which concerns the aftermath of John Brown's insurrection at Harper's Ferry. Page 3 has: "Monument to John Brown" & "A Defen... See More  

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662541

Much on the evacuation of the Cumberland Gap...

Item #662541

August 02, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 2, 1865  Among the articles are: "The Conduct of the War" "The Evacuation of Cumberland Gap" "Gen. Morgan's Official Report" "Military Authority In Tennessee" "Who Burned Columbia?" and much more.

Eight pages, nice condition.



Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the Sou... See More  

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$27.00
662538

Earliest newspaper in your collection?

Item #662538

December 07, 1641

NOUVELLES, Paris, France, December 28, 1641 



* Earliest newspaper in your collection?



The heading roughly translates to: "Ordinary News"." This issue predates the earliest English language newspaper we have in our inventory. It was the "sister" publication of the "Gazette", the very first regular newspaper published in France, started in 1631 by Th&eac... See More  

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$270.00
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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$39.00
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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$35.00
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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$34.00
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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$188.00
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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$49.00
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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$152.00
662513

A Nazi newspaper from an English island...

Item #662513

May 19, 1943

EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, Channel Islands, May 19, 1943 Among the front page reports are: "Britain's Right to Rule World Sacrificed to the Jews" "U-Boats Attack Meat Convoy in North Atlantic" "U.S. Covets Canada" and much more.

Four pages, great condition.



This newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel and was occupied by the Germans during ... See More  

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$32.00
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