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677443

Walt Disney feature... "Don't ask me anything about art"...

Item #677443

February 26, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES (MAGAZINE SECTION), February 26, 1939  Pages 4 and 5 have: "DISNEY NOW ART - BUY HE WONDERS", followed by a nice feature article on the work of Walt Disney which includes multiple vignettes of his "art". A small photo of Walt Disney is captioned: "Don't ask me anything about art. I don't know anything about it." See images for details.

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677331

Lead up to WWII... Poland Prepares...

Item #677331

August 24, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 24, 1939



* ATTACK BY HITLER IS FEARED TODAY!

* Bing Crosby in "Star Maker"




The front page has: "ATTACK BY HITLER IS FEARED TODAY!" This issue predates the start of WWII by less than a week. The front page has coverage of Germany and Russia's Treaty and Poland beginning "To Mobilize Her Reserve Troops".  This dramatic hea... See More  

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677324

Agatha Christie.... Gone with the Wind...

Item #677324

September 03, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE THIS WEEK MAGAZINE, September 3, 1939 (This Week Magazine section only)



* 1st in Agatha Christie Short Story Mystery Series

* How it Feels to be Scarlett O'Hara by Vivien Leigh




The front page has artwork by McClelland Barclay, known for his work on Navy recruitment posters and in The Saturday Evening Post, Ladies' Home Journal, and Cosmopolitan.

Page 3 start... See More  

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677106

Centennial Exposition of 1876... Fairmount Park, Philadelphia...

Item #677106

September 30, 1876

SUPPLEMENT TO HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 30, 1876 (see condition and S&H note below)



* Centennial Exposition

Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

* Hard to find in undamaged condition




This is a huge foldout print captioned: "The Centennial---Balloon View Of The Grounds" which gives a terrific overview of it and showing Philadelphia in the background.  ... See More  

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677104

Colorful automobile issue from 1912...

Item #677104

December 07, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 7, 1912



* Multiple, displayable automobile-themed prints 



The very colorful color cover (see photos) includes a vintage automobile amongst the Navajo Indians of the American Southwest.  In this issue there is an illustration called "The Woes of a President-Elect" by C. J. Budd. There are photos of "The War in the Near East" an... See More  

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677098

Secretariat - the Preakness controversy...

Item #677098

June 18, 1973

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 18, 1973  The sports section carries an article "Mrs. Tweedy Wants Preakness Review", owner of Triple Crown-winner, Secretariat, asked for a review of the official 1973 clocking after watching films which show the time listed for the race was incorrectly recorded. "A controversy developed soon after the Preakness when it w... See More  

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677091

The Chicago mob wars begin...

Item #677091

May 12, 1920

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, May 12, 1920 



* "Diamond Jim" Colosimo, early Chicago mobster 

* Al Capone comes to Chicago 

* Crime wars begin 




Page 2 has an article: "James Colosimo Slain At Restaurant Door" "Chicago Underworld Character Is Shot Dead by an Unknown Person" with various details.



This was James "Big Jim" of &quo... See More  

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677089

The Essential Facility Doctrine... a significant ruling...

Federal Supreme Court ends monopoly...

Item #677089

December 17, 1912

THE CALL, San Francisco, California, December 17, 1912  The front page of this issue features a banner headline "Huge Anthracite Coal Combine Is Destroyed By Federal Supreme Court" with subheads "Six Railroads Held Monopoly In Perpetuity", "Through Fuel Companies Which They Controlled Transportation Concerns Had Contracts to Purchase Output of the 'Independent'... See More  

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677076

The Many Faces of Maureen O'Hara ...

Item #677076

August 20, 1939

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH (Rotogravure/Pictures section), Missouri, August 20, 1939



* Rotogravure section featuring Maureen O'Hara



This is a beautiful display of one of the most glamorous actress of the Golden Age of Hollywood.  Fans of this cinematic era and Maureen will love this collection of some of the personalities she portrayed.



This is the Rotogravure/Picture section ONLY.,... See More  

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677060

Don Larsen's famous perfect game... 1956 World Series of baseball...

Item #677060

October 09, 1956

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, October 9, 1956



* 1956 World Series of baseball

* Don Larsen's famous perfect game




This 10 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 7: "Larsen Stands Alone In Baseball History" and "Brooklyn Stakes Series Hopes on Ebbets Field; Labine Selected to Hurl".

Tells of game 5 in which New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen ... See More  

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677059

Death of radio transmission pioneer Marchese Guglielmo Marconi...

Item #677059

July 20, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 20, 1937



* Marchese Guglielmo Marconi death (1st report)

* Radiotelegraph inventor




This 46 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "MARCONI IS DEAD OF HEART ATTACK", "Wireless Inventor Succumbs at His Home in Rome at the Age of 63", "HIS CAREER STARTED AT 21" and "He Patented His System in 1896 and The... See More  

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677058

Frank Leahy named as Notre Dame coach...

Item #677058

February 15, 1941

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, February 15, 1941  This 20 page newspaper has a seven column headline on page 11: "Notre Dame Signs Leahy to Succeed Layden as Grid Coach", with subheads and photo.



This tells of Frank Leahy becoming the new head coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team. Leahy would become one of the most successful coaches at ND.



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677057

Volume One, Number One issue... Sports, Inc.

Item #677057

November 16, 1987

SPORTS inc., The Sports Business Weekly, New York, November 16, 1987



This is a Volume 1, Number 1 issue of this title.  This issue was originally sent to the Director of Public Relations of Little League Baseball.  The issue still has the mailing label affixed to the front cover.  Of course the significance of this issue is it being the Premier Issue.



This is complete in 68 pa... See More  

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677056

1961 Philadelphia Phillies' "longest" MLB losing streak ends....

Item #677056

August 21, 1961

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1961



* Philadelphia Phillies 23-game losing streak ends

* Still the longest MLB losing streak since 1900




This 46 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 27: "Phils Defeat Braves After Dropping 23d in Row" with subhead: "Streak Ends One Game Short of Cleveland's 1899 Mark" with box scores.



This is 1st report cover... See More  

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677055

Jimmy Carter is inaugurated... best title...

Item #677055

January 21, 1977

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1977 



* Jimmy Carter's inauguration

* Best title to have




The best newspaper to be had for any presidential election or inauguration would be the famous Washington Post. The two-line banner headline reads "Carter Is Sworn In as President; Asks 'Fresh Faith in Old Dream'", with various related subheads as well. The ftp... See More  

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677053

Elvis Presley and Pricilla Ann (Wagner) Beaulieu wed...

Item #677053

May 02, 1967

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, May 2, 1967



* Elvis Presley marries Pricilla



The front page has a three column heading at the bottom of the page: "Elvis Presley Ends Bachelorhood" with photo. This is first report coverage on the Las Vegas wedding between Elvis Presley and Pricilla Beaulieu. Nice to have on the front page.



Other news, sports and adver... See More  

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677052

Queen Victoria of England... The H.M.S. Victoria...

Item #677052

June 25, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 25, 1887



* Queen Victoria of England
* The Apollo Belvedere
 
The front page has a full-page illustration captioned: "Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Empress of India", with supporting text. The inside has: "H.M.S. Victoria", "The Great Mulhouse Universal Lathe", "Apparatus for Stu
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676993

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #676993

July 04, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Boston, June 20, 1870  This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & ... See More  

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676975

Mariano Rivera breaks save record....

Item #676975

September 20, 2011

USA TODAY, September 20, 2011



* "Mo"... "Sandman"... Mariano Rivera sets record



The front page has a mention of Mariano Rivera leading to the sports section with the heading "Mariano Rivera tallies record-breaking save in Yankees' 6-4 win against Twins, 4C."



The Sports section has a large photo of Rivera with the heading "Rivera closes out saves reco... See More  

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676967

Bonus Army in Washington D.C...

Item #676967

July 28, 1932

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1932 



* Bonus Army - World War I veterans march



This 26 page newspaper has a very nice banner headline on the front page: "BONUS VETERAN SHOT DEAD; FEDERAL TROOPS CALLED OUT" with subheads (see photos). Coverage on the gathering of World War I veterans in Washington D.C.

Other news and various advertisements of the day throughout. L... See More  

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676922

SS California torpedoed... WWI German submarine...

Item #676922

February 08, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 8, 1917



* SS California sunk

* German submarine attack

* World War I tensions rise




The front page has a nice banner headline: "CALIFORNIA SUNK WITHOUT WARNING; SENATE ENDORSES ACTION OF WILSON" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Twelve pages, light toning and minor wear art the margins, small library label within subheads (see)... See More  

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676862

Death of Wilma Rudolph...

Item #676862

November 13, 1994

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 13, 1994



* Walked with a leg brace as a child,

* Triple Gold medalist

* Dies of Brain Cancer




The front page of this issue has an image and headline: "Olympic Legend Wilma Rudolph Dies; Triple gold medalist who inspired a generation of women's track stars loses battle with brain cancer at 54".  Additional coverage follows on pg. A36 with 2 mor... See More  

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676861

Bob Dylan concert ad... Nicholas Nickleby Production...

Item #676861

October 04, 1981

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October. 4, 1981



* Bob Dylan Concert Ad

* The making of Nicholas Nickleby

*  Full Page Ad for Richard Harris in Camelot




Besides interesting news of the day, this issue is loaded with premium theater, movie and concert ads form America's "city that never sleeps", NYC.  Included is a 1/4 pg. Bob Dylan Concert Ad and a full page ad for the limited e... See More  

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676775

Charles Glen King isolates Vitamin C for the 1st time...

Item #676775

April 05, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1932



* Vitamin C isolated for the 1st time

* Dr. Charles Glen King

* Actress Rose Coghlan death



A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Pittsburgh Professor Isolates Vitamin C; Concentrates Substance From Lemon Juice" (see) Coverage on the 1st isolation of the vitamin by Charles Glen King, a chemistry professor at the Universit... See More  

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676739

First mention (?) of Jackie Robinson in 1939...

Item #676739

October 29, 1939

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, Oct. 29, 1939



* Jackie Robinson 1st mention (?) on the national stage

* UCLA Bruins college football

* 1st Negro in MLB baseball fame



This is a significant issue for any Jackie Robinson collector, as this is the very first mention of him in the prestigious Chicago Daily Tribune. The report is actually of a U.C.L.A. football game as he was a ... See More  

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676646

Death of Pennsylvania Railroad President... Waldorf Astoria Hotel Ball...

Item #676646

February 18, 1897

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1897  This issue has the death report of George Brooke Roberts, president of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, along with an accompanying image.  George Roberts was the 1st vice-president of the Pennsylvania Railroad and, as a civil engineer, oversaw the building of Broad Street Station in Philadelphia.

Also included in this issue... See More  

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676640

West Virginia Mine Fires - 1906...

Item #676640

March 24, 1906

STANNTON DISPATCH, Virginia, March 24, 1906  The front page has 2 headings describing two separate West Virginia Mine Fires: "May Be Thirty Victims of Century Mine Explosion" & "ELEVEN DEAD IN MINE; Fears of Another Gas Explosion Retards Work of Rescuers".

The front page also contains an account of a wagon crashing over a bridge, an announcement of a church ... See More  

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676627

One of the more rare titles from the Civil War we have offered...

Item #676627

April 05, 1865

GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 



* Extremely rare military title

* General Ulysses S. Grant

* The Siege of Petersburg ending

* Civil War coming to an end




An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsi... See More  

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676625

Benedict Arnold on the Battle of Quebec... Ethan Allen in irons...

Item #676625

February 22, 1776

NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE OR ESSEX GAZETTE, (Cambridge), Feb. 22, 1776 



* Battle of Quebec - Canada

* General Benedict Arnold report

* Ethan Allen in captivity

* American Revolutionary War




The top of the first column begins with a report from Cork that: "...there has been commotions amongst the soldiers who are to embark for America; that a great numbers of them have deserted & ... See More  

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676623

The Custer massacre...

Item #676623

July 13, 1876

AMERICAN STANDARD, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1876 



* Custer Massacre - Indians

* George Armstrong Custer

* Battle of Little Bighorn




Page 2 contains a very nice & lengthy account of the Custer Massacre, headed: "THE INDIAN WAR" "A Disastrous Defeat of Gen. Custer's Command by the Indians--Three Hundred & Fifteen Soldiers Kill
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676530

Unusually nice issue on the death of 'Buffalo Bill' Cody...

Item #676530

January 10, 1917

MILWAUKEE DAILY NEWS, Wisconsin, Jan. 10, 1917



* Buffalo Bill death

* William Cody




This issue has one of the better reports on the death of Buffalo Bill Cody, as other reports we've encountered tend to be related to an inside pages with small reports. This is in the center of the front page with a very nice graphic, and mention of him in the banner headline: "...'BUFFALO BILL&... See More  

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676529

Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands...

Item #676529

October 29, 1942

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 29, 1942



* Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands

* U.S. Navy vs. Imperial Japanese Navy

* Guadalcanal campaign - World War II




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "JAPS TAPER OFF ATTACKS ON GUADALCANAL AFTER SUFFERING HEAVY LOSSES" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light ... See More  

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676508

Japanese Suicide Attacks...

Military newspaper printed in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #676508

May 23, 1945

GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", May 23, 1945  The front page banner headline reads: "Chinese Launch Offensive In South To Sever Jap Supply Lines" with various subheads. The back page has: "Jap Suicide Attacks Fail To Loosen Okinawa Grip", with more. See images for details.

These were the closing moments of WW2 - the gap between V-E Day and V-J Day.

An uncomm... See More  

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676097

Stellarton, Nova Scotia mine disaster....

Item #676097

November 13, 1880

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, November 13, 1880



* Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Canada

* Mining explosion disaster




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A World Of Woe" "The Very Worst of Modern Mining Horrors" "Forty or More Workmen Perish in the Pit" "The Complete ... See More  

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674694

Rare 19h century women's suffrage newspaper...

Item #674694

September 25, 1880

THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Sept. 25, 1880 



* Rare publication

* Women's suffrage




Rare women's suffrage paper founded in 1870, produced by--among others--Lucy Stone, Alice Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Livermore. Published: "...to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal & political Equality, & especially to her right of Suffrage&qu... See More  

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674682

Early typewriter...

The Harlem River bridge (Washington Bridge)... The Calligraph...

Item #674682

March 06, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 6, 1886  The front page has the 2nd and 1st place prize designs for the Harlem River Bridge at 181st Street (now Washington Bridge): "DESIGN FOR BRIDGE ACROSS HARLEM RIVER AT 181ST STREET, NEW YORK CITY LOOKING SOUTH - FIRST PRIZE" and "DESIGN FOR HARLEM RIVER BRIDGE LOOKING NORTH-SECOND PRIZE". Quite displayable.

Also noteworthy is a ... See More  

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674678

The making of steel - 1875... An early diving bell...

Item #674678

November 06, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 6, 1875  An inside page is comprised of two large illustrations related to the making of steel. Quite displayable.

Also present is the front page illustration of the: "TAYLOR & CO'S STEAM CRANE" and inside illustrations and content related to: "The Psycho Mystery", "Diving Bell and Grapnel", "Kafer and De... See More  

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674674

Early (1855) sewing machine...

Item #674674

December 01, 1855

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 1, 1855  This issue contains several illustrations and articles related to the latest inventions of the day. These illustrations include: "Cowperthwaite's Patent Sewing Machine", "Sawing A Log By Its Own Weight", "Combined Weather Strip and Lock" and more. See images for details.

Complete in 8 pages, some corner f... See More  

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673908

First printing of baseball rules and regulations proposed to the first baseball convention...

Item #673908

February 28, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 28, 1857 



* Historic baseball periodical

* New fundamental rules

* "Baseball's Magna Carta"

* For Baseball Convention of 1857




An extremely significant issue on the history of baseball, as an inside page has almost an entire column taken up with: "Base Ball" "The Base Ball Convention And Their New Rules"... See More  

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673626

President Wilson backs suffrage movement...

Item #673626

October 01, 1918

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Mass., October 1, 1918 



*President Wilson's Suffrage speech to the Senate



The front page of this issue has the heading: "PRESIDENT WILSON URGES SUFFRAGE IN SENATE SPEECH". , which reports on the historic speech he gave before the United States Senate. Additionally, the article includes the text of his speech and continues on pg. ... See More  

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673181

Oglethorpe in Savannah... Converting Jews... Health in Boston...

Item #673181
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1736  An interesting article has: "A Remarkable Censure on the Present Translation of the Old Testament by Hugh Broughton, a Man so well Skill'd in the Hebrew that he Converted many Jews", with more.

Much content on the American colonies including: "The Deplorable State of our Sugar Colonies". Under the "Historical Chro... See More  

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673037

The atomic bomb is dropped on Japan, with a "local" mention...

Item #673037

August 06, 1945

THE ASHEVILLE TIMES--EXTRA, North Carolina, Aug. 6, 1945  A notable 3 line banner head: "WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL BOMB, DEVELOPED AT OAK RIDGE, TENN., LOOSED AGAINST JAP HOMELAND" with subhead: "New Atomic Bomb 2,000 Times More Destructive Than Old Blockbusters".

The ftpg. also has 2 photo of the facility at Oak Ridge where the bomb was developed. Mention of Oak Ridge is... See More  

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673036

World War II ends...

Item #673036

August 15, 1945

THE ROANOKE TIMES, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1945  The two line banner headline announces: "JAPANESE SURRENDER ACCEPTED BY TRUMAN" and: "MacArthur To Handle Formal Signing; Allies Halt Fighting" with more. Included is a large photo captioned: "General MacArthur--He Has Returned".

Complete in 14 pages, light staining in the headline, light dirtiness, good condition.... See More  

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673031

Yanks trap the Nazis...

Item #673031

June 19, 1944

DAILY NEWS, New York, June 19, 1944  The banner headline announces: "YANKS TRAP 25,000 NAZIS" "Wipe Out One Division Trying To Break Cherbourg Ring". The detailed report, with a photo, is on page 2. A map is included as well.

Tabloid-size, complete in 28 pages, nice condition.

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673030

Rome falls to the Allies...

Item #673030

June 05, 1944

DAILY NEWS, New York, June 5, 1944  Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with the headline: "ROME FALLS; ALLIES PRESS FLEEING FOE" with a photo of American troops rolling into Rome. Related reports inside.

Tabloid-size, complete in 32 pages, minor wear at the margins, good condition.

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673028

Trial and conviction of a spy...

Item #673028

December 30, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 30, 1812  Page 2 has an interesting report, taking about half a column, beginning: "...proceedings at Buffaloe, of a Court Martial appointed to try Elijah Clark as a Spy. The facts which appeared at the trial are that the said Clark was born in New Jersey...he removed to Canada...must have become naturalized & a British subject. Clark, being found wit... See More  

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673021

British advancing towards the nation's capital...

Item #673021

July 28, 1813

BOSTON PATRIOT, July 28, 1813  Although this issue has much on the war in Europe, page 2 has: "Enemy In the Potomac" datelined from Washington and noting in part: "...that the advanced squadron of the enemy had retired down the river...were not in sight at Point Yates, about 70 miles below this city..." and more on the British advance towards the capital.

Inside has: &quo... See More  

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673018

Extensive naval report... Duel between Generals Smyth & Porter...

Item #673018

December 30, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 26 and 30, 1812 A nice pair of consecutive issues containing the full: "NAVAL REPORT" "Report of the Committee...Which Relates to the Naval Establishment Recommending an Increase of the Navy of the United States" dated Nov. 27, 1812.

The first portion takes 2 1/2 columns of the front page of the Dec. 26 issue & is signed in type: Paul Hamilton. The rem... See More  

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673012

Newspaper edited by the famed Jonathan Swift...

Item #673012

June 19, 1713

THE EXAMINER, London, June 19, 1713  This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), It promoted a Tory perspective on British politics, at a time when Queen Anne had replaced Whig ministers with Tories.

Complete as a single sheet newspaper as was typical of the day, 7 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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673010

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #673010

August 23, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated June 25, 1757, Jan. 15, 1763, Aug. 23, 1766, June 2, 1767, & Dec. 1, 1771. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about... See More  

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