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671965

A Williamsburg, Viriginia report...

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War...

Item #671965

February 21, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 21, 1778 



* Revolutionary War Tory original

* Rare Pro British issue from America




This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

The entire front page is taken up with ads. Page 2 has a nice letter... See More  

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$390.00
671893

The death of poet James Montgomery...

Item #671893

December 18, 1851

THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1851  Page 3 has a relatively lengthy obituary of James Montgomery, Scottish poet, hymnist, and newspaper editor. Known for his deep Christian faith and philanthropy, his death was reported in most major newspapers throughout the United States. See images for details.



Four pages, and other than dampstining, the issue is otherwise in good conditi... See More  

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671862

A Philip Burke caricature of Donald Trump...

Item #671862

December 17, 1991

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, December 17, 1991 



* Donald Trump caricature

* 25 years before presidency




Philip Burke's caricature of Donald Trump is featured on the cover. Known for his depictions of U.S. Presidents, it is nice to have his illustration of Donald Trump long before his presidency. The related article, "TRUMP - BEGINNING OF THE END", begins on the front page ... See More  

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671836

Richard Ramirez "Night Stalker" conviction in a L.A. paper...

Item #671836

September 21, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 21, 1989



* Serial killer & rapist Richard Ramirez

* Los Angeles area home invasion predator

* "Night Stalker" guilty verdict - conviction




The top of the front page gas a headline: "Ramirez Guilty on All Night Stalker Murder Charges" with photo of Ramirez giving the "devil sign" outside the courthouse after verdict. Lengthy text con... See More  

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671771

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #671771

November 12, 1884

PUCK, New York, Nov. 12, 1884 



* Color political prints



Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its politic... See More  

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671734

Abraham Lincoln's General Orders 1, 2, and 3...

Item #671734
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, March 20, 1862 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* General War Orders No. 1, 2 & 3




Included is an article titled: "Late News - The President's War Orders", which includes the text of 3 orders (General Orders 1, 2, and 3), each signed in block type by the President: Abraham Lincoln.

Page 2 has an intriguing article: "The Black
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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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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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671693

A rare 17th century title...

Item #671693

July 13, 1689

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

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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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671615

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

Item #671615

August 23, 1859

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



* Horace Greeley

* Go West, young man

* Emigration




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

The fro... See More  

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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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671611

The Spanish Flu pandemic in 1918...

Item #671611

October 06, 1918

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 6, 1918  Although the Spanish Flu pandemic in the early part of the 20th century, front page reporting was not as common as one might expect. This issue does have front page coverage under the heading: "REVISE TIME TABLE IN INFLUENZA FIGHT", with a subhead, "DISEASE INCREASING HERE." The coverage continues on an inside page. See images for detai... See More  

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671604

Constance Baker Motley's obituary...

John Roberts is sworn in as Chief Justice of the SCOTUS...

Item #671604

September 30, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 30, 2005  The front page has the full banner heading: "Roberts Is Sworn in as Chief Justice", which includes a small image of him. Additional coverage is on inside pages 12 and 13. Also noteworthy is the page B8 obituary of Constance Baker Motley, the first-ever black federal judge and a prominent civil rights leader, which also include a photo of her al... See More  

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671603

War with Germany has ended...

Item #671603

May 07, 1945

HERALD EXPRESS, WAR EXTRA, Los Angeles, May 7, 1945 



* Germany Surrenders

* V-E day - Nazis quit




The bold banner headline above the masthead announces: "WAR IS OVER; NAZI SURRENDER" with subheads. Nice for display.

Sixteen pages, light foxing to top half, minor central fold and margin wear, generally nice.

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671602

Prelude to the great 1929 stock market crash ?...

Item #671602

October 04, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1929



* Wall Street, New York City

* Stock exchange market

* Prelude to the great crash ?




The front page has one column headings: "YEAR'S WORST BREAK HITS STOCK MARKET" "Trading of 1,500,000 Shares in Final Hour Swamps the Whole List" "Steel Drops 10 Points" and more. (see) Was this a warning sign of the great stock market cra... See More  

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671590

Death of the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence...

Item #671590

November 21, 1832

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1832 



* Charles Carroll death

* Declaration of Independence signer (last survivor)

* From our nation's capital




The front page begins with a black-bordered report: "Funeral of Charles Carroll", the last surviving person who signed the Declaration of Independence. He was 95 years old at death.

Also at the top of the ftpg... See More  

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671402

Philadelphia Eagles win NFL title....

Item #671402

December 20, 1948

NEW YORK POST, December 20, 1948



* Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Cardinals

* NFL football championship title game

* "Philly Blizzard" at Shibe Park

* 1st ever televised NFL title game




The sport's section (page 58) has a two column heading: "Grid Eagles Fly High--It Wasn't in the Cards To Win NFL Crown" (see) First report coverage on the NFL football champion... See More  

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671401

Philadelphia Eagles win NFL football championship against Los Angeles Rams...

Item #671401

December 19, 1949

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Dec. 19, 1949 



* Philadelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Rams

* NFL football championship title game




Page 8 has a one column heading: "Eagles Remain NFL Champions, Whip Rams, 14-0" Nice coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Los Angeles Rams.

Complete in 20 pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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671368

Charles Nungesser Transatlantic Flight Try In 1927...

Item #671368

May 09, 1927

KANSAS CITY JOURNAL-POST, Missouri, May 9, 1927.



* Aviator Charles Nungesser

* Transatlantic airplane flight try

* Just before Charles Lindbergh




The front page has one column headlines: "OCEAN FLIERS BELIEVED HALF WAY ACROSS" "Nungesser and Coli, Attempting Nonstop Flight From Paris To New York, Carry No Wireless" "Flying In Face Of Storm" and more. (see) 1st ... See More  

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671367

Dr. Henry S. Tanner great fast....

Item #671367

August 04, 1880

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 4, 1880



* Dr. Henry S. Tanner

* Fasting for better health experiment ?

* Clarendon Hall, New York City




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THE SPUNKY SKELETON" "Dr. Tanner Persists in His Perilous Undertaking" "His Rebellious Stomach in an Impr... See More  

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671326

Robert Goddard.... early rockets... Charles Lindbergh, Jr. ?...

Item #671326

July 10, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 10, 1930



* Robert H. Goddard - Early rockets - rocketry

* 1st photo of Charles Lindbergh Jr. ?



This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 27 that include: "GUGGENHEIM BACKS ROCKET SKY-STUDY", "Gives Fund to Continue 17 Years of Work Done by Prof. Goddard of Clark University", "250 Miles Up Is Aim" and more (see i... See More  

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671032

Jewish Holocaust becomes a public reality...Nazi atrocities...

Item #671032

September 03, 1942

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1942 



* Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time 

* Nazi-occupied Europe exterminations 

* Terezin military fortress - Czech Republic




Page 5 has one column headings that include: "50,000 JEWS DYING IN NAZI FORTRESS" "'All Hope for Them Has Been Abandoned,' Says Spokesman for Czechs in London" and more. See image... See More  

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670800

With the Supplement issue as well...

Item #670800

March 05, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Southern News" "General Sherman's Invasion of Mississippi" "High Prices of Food" "The War In Virginia - From Gen. Lee's Army" "Slavery and the Negro - Negro Equality Before the Law".

Included is the "Supplement" issue s well with its own masth... See More  

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670788

The Maryland "Jew Bill" is finally passed...

Item #670788

March 19, 1825

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 19, 1825  The prime content in this issue is the page 2 report from "Maryland" noting three acts which have passed the legislature, the first & most significant being the Jew Bill, which for many years had been attempted before finally being approved in 1825. The text of the bill includes: "Be it enacted by the general assembly of Maryl... See More  

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670769

The Medicine Lodge Treaty...

Item #670769

November 16, 1867

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Nov. 16, 1867 



* Treaty (treaties) of Medicine Lodge



The prime content concerns the Medicine Lodge Treaty, taking all of page 5 and includes 4 prints, the largest captioned: "Council of the Arapahoe & Comanche Indians on Medicine Lodge Creek, Arkansas...". The others show: "Comanche Indians on the Way to the Great Co... See More  

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670766

From the capital of the Confederacy in 1862....

Item #670766

August 12, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has: "Important From the North--Call For 600,000 More Men--A Draft to Be Immediately made" "From Culpeper" "From The South Side" "Changing His Base" with ... See More  

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670763

Much front page war coverage... Butler in New Orleans...

Item #670763

May 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, May 30, 1862 



* General Benjamin 'Beast' Butler in Orleans

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital




Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy, through which all important war information flowed.

The front page includes: "The Lines About Richmond" 'The Potomac Crossed&quo... See More  

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670760

Terrific, early views of San Francisco and Sacramento...

Item #670760

November 29, 1851

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Nov. 29, 1851 



* Early San Francisco city view print 

* California gold rush era & Sacramento




The front page has a great & very early: "View Of San Francisco From the Foot of Telegraph Hill" with a related article on the city which: "...has now a population of about 40,000, with over 100 miles of streets laid out..."... See More  

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670757

Short-lived labor newspaper with an article by Karl Marx's daughter...

Item #670757

March 22, 1884

TRUTH, San Francisco, California, March 22, 1884 



* Rare publication



During its brief life (1882-1884), "Truth" published local, national, and international labor news, along with a wide range of radical literature.

Page 3 has an article concerning Charles Delescluze, a French revolutionary leader, journalist, and military commander of the Paris Commune. It is signed in ... See More  

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670755

Great Tombstone newspaper printed ten days before the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral...

Item #670755

October 16, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, October 16, 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 th... See More  

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670749

Thomas Jefferson... Indian troubles on the frontier...

Item #670749

March 17, 1791

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 17, 1791 



* Nice 18th century American publication



Beginning on the ftpg. & take part of page 2 is the continued: "Report of the Secretary of State on the Subject of the Cod & Whale Fisheries" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson.

Page 3 has another letter signed in type: Thomas Jefferson, plus a letter from W... See More  

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670747

Japanese attack California...

Item #670747

February 24, 1942

LOS ANGELES HERALD EXPRESS, California, Feb. 24, 1942 



* Attack on California coast

* Ellwood oil field shelling

* Japanese submarine I-17

* Best title to be had ? (rare)




The bold headline proclaims: "HUNT JAP U-BOAT IN RAID ON SOUTHLAND" with a smaller banner: "2 U.S. Ships Wrecked; 189 Die". One of the subhead notes: "Sub Shells Oil Field Near Santa Barbara... See More  

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670746

Reports from World War I...

Item #670746

April 17, 1918

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 17, 1918 



* Battle of the Lys (1918)

* Fourth Battle of Ypres

* Spring Offensive of Flanders




The World War I banner headline announces: "GERMANS DRIVE FORWARD IN FLANDERS" with subheads: "Three Important Strategic Towns Taken From British Following Bitter Struggles" and more.

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

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670745

Significant victories by the Yankees...

Item #670745

December 19, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 19, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea to Savannah

* Battle of Nashville, Tennessee




Over half of the first column on page 1 is taken up with some great and larger-than-normal heads on Yankee successes in the South, including: "VICTORY ! " "Sherman at Savannah--Thomas in Tennessee" "Great News From Both Armies" "... See More  

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670739

The "fever" for California gold has begun...

Item #670739

September 30, 1848

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 30, 1848 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 2 has a nice report headed: "The Gold Region" with bits including: "...accounts heretofore received of he existence of gold on the borders of various rivers in California and the made excitement that prevails in all that region to share in the spoils...sailors, prin... See More  

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670734

The first newspaper published in Wyoming...

Item #670734

August 27, 1875

CHEYENNE DAILY LEADER, Wyoming (Territory), Aug. 27, 1875 



* Very rare territorial publication



A very elusive title from 15 years before Wyoming statehood. The Leader was the very first newspaper published in the territory, having begun in September, 1867.

Typical news & ads of the day with page 3 beginning: "Cheyenne As An Outfitting Point!". Many of the ads are illustra... See More  

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670731

Bull Run... "The Surrey Eleven" cricket team...

Item #670731

August 31, 1861

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 31, 1861 



* The Surrey eleven cricket team portrait

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas (in America)




Inside has: "The Surrey Eleven" with a full page portrait of the cricket team.

Another full-page print has: "The Civil War In America: Engagement Between The 71st New York And An Alabama Regiment At The Battle Of Bull Run".

Othe... See More  

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670663

News from America...

Item #670663

January 21, 1775

THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING ADVERTISER, London, Jan. 21, 1775 



* Prelude to the Revolutionary War

* Rare 18th century British title




The front page has some reports concerning a meeting of the American Congress in Philadelphia. Page 2 has: "Union of Parties in Defence of American Liberties" and page 3 has some news concerning trade in the West Indies, and a paragraph b... See More  

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670622

Did Cook or Peary discover the North Pole?

Item #670622

September 16, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, a collection of 14 consecutive issues from September 1 thru 16, 1909 (no Sunday issues).



* Robert Peary finds the North Pole ?

* Or was it Frederick Cook that was 1st ?




The discovery of the North Pole has been a question of debate: did Cook or Peary get their first? A Smithsonian magazine article discusses the controversy. It was widely accepted t... See More  

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670485

Geronimo is captured...

Item #670485

September 07, 1886

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Sept. 7, 1886



* Geronimo - Apache Indians leader

* Fort Bowie - Arizona - capture




The top of the front page has, among other heads, the announcement: "Geronimo And His Band Prisoners at Last", however the actual text is rather brief and at the bottom of the next column: "Geronimo a Prisoner at Fort  Bowie", reading: "General Mil... See More  

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670419

Jack the Ripper has been arrested?

Item #670419

September 20, 1888

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Sept. 20, 1888 



* Charles Ludwig is Jack the Ripper ?



The front page has a brief & inconspicuous item on Jack the Ripper: "A German named Ludwig has been arrested in London on suspicion of being the perpetrator of the recent Whitechapel murders, where the four women were found dead and mutilated at separate times."

Eight pages, a small rep... See More  

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$30.00
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