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May 28, 1864
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 28, 1864
* Battle of North Anna - Virginia
* Post Spotsylvania Court House
* Battle of Yellow Bayou - Louisiana
Among the front page Civil War column heads are: THE GREAT CONTEST" "Lee Supposed to be Near the North Anna" "Grant But About a Day's March from Richmond" "Rebel Guerrillas In Our Rear" "All Quiet With Butler... See More
May 27, 1864
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 27, 1864
* Battle of North Anna
* Post Spotsylvania, Virginia
* Atlanta, GA - W.T. Sherman
Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST", "Latest Official Dispatches", "Lee Between the North & South Anna", "He Has A Very Strong Position", "Important Rumor from Sherman",... See More
March 25, 1820
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820
* Stephen Decatur killed (1st report)
* United States Navy commodore
* Duel vs. James Barron
The ftpg. has an article with small head: "Melancholy Occurrence" which begins: "A duel was fought on Wednesday...between the victor of the Macedonian, Com. Decatur, and com. Barron who commanded the Chesapeake frigate...Th... See More
May 23, 1885
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 23, 1885
* Fire Fighting
The front page of this issue has two illustrations titled "New York Fire Department Testing Devices For Throwing Life Lines Over Buildings". The article inside is titled "Unexplored Branch Of The Fire Escape Problem". There is an article with an illustration both titled "A Mammoth Steam Snow Shovel" pl... See More
September 05, 1861
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1861
* Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries
The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "The Sea Coast of Virginia And North Carolina" showing from Norfolk & Cape Henry south to Beaufort. There are nice fist column heads as well including: "THE GREAT REBELLION", "Reported Death of Jeff. Davis", "Facts & Rumor... See More
July 11, 1894
PUCK, New York, July 11, 1894
* 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 very desired for their displayability. This issue has as its politic... See More
December 28, 1780
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 28, 1780
* Charles Cornwallis proclamation
* Revolutionary War original reading
* South Carolina
An inside page has from North Carolina: "A Proclamation" by Earl Cornwallis which mentions in part: "Whereas the enemies of his Majesty's government continuing to practice every artifice & deceit to impose on the minds of the people... See More
September 25, 1948
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 25, 1948
* Mildred Gillars pleads not guilty
* Axis Sally - trial for treason
* Nazis broadcaster
This 32 page newspaper has small one column headlines on page 8: "TRIAL OF 'AXIS SALLY' SET" "Court Names Nov. 15--Accused Would Have Truman Appear"
Tells of the decision to go to trial as Mildred Gi... See More
May 02, 1903
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York, dated May 2, 1903. The full front cover of the issue features a photo of "Alexander Graham Bell" which also features his signature below it. An article is content within. Also within the issue is the latest Atlantic Line "Kaiser Wilhelm II".
This is a complete issue in 16 pages measuring approximately 11 x 16 inches and is in good co... See More
October 22, 1900
THE BULLETIN, San Francisco, October 22, 1900
* John Sherman - soldier and statesman
* Senator... Secretary of State... Secretary of the Treasury
The front page has three column headlines: "JOHN SHERMAN, SOLDIER AND STATESMAN, IS DEAD" and "Expired at His Home in Washington After a Lingering Illness That Gradually Undermined His Nervous System", with a n... See More
July 23, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1940
* Nile Kinnick All-star votes
* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football
This 40 page newspaper has small one column headings in the sport's section (page 25): "Kinnick Leads In Poll", "Iowa Halfback Has Most Votes for All-Star Eleven" See photo for brief text here.
Other news, sports and various advertisements of the day throughout... See More
April 13, 1935
THE NEW-YORK TIMES, April 13, 1935
* Lou Gehrig becomes Yankees team captain
* Early Joe Louis boxing match w/ photos
Page 12 has one column headlines: "GEHRIG NAMED YANK CAPTAIN" and "Big Lou Fills Role Left Vacant Since Babe Ruth's Regime"
Only a few men have ever held the title of Captain of the Yankees with Derek Jeter being the latest.
Also early reportin... See More
June 01, 1912
SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 1, 1912
* Aviator Wilbur Wright (Wright Brothers fame)
* Died of Typhoid Fever at the age of 45
This 20 page newspaper has small one column headings on the front page: "Wright's Funeral To-day" and "Business in Dayton, O., Will Be Suspended During Services for Aviator" which tells of the recent death of f... See More
August 18, 1932
THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, August 18, 1932
* Auguste Piccard, Swiss explorer
* Ballooning - aviation altitude record broken
This 18 page newspaper has a seven column headline on the front page: "PICCARD SETS STRATOSPHERE RECORD" with subheads that include: "BIG BALLOON LANDS AT TIP OF LAKE IN ITALY" and more with related photos. This tells of ... See More
November 17, 1832
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1832
* Andrew Jackson re-elected President
* Death of Charles Carroll : signer of the Declaration of Independence
The front page has a lengthy editorial which begins:
"The presidential election has so far proceeded as to render the result certain, that "Andrew Jackson of Tennessee" will be re-elected president, and 'Martin ... See More
August 11, 1945
NEW YORK TIMES, August 11, 1945 The front page of this issue features a 3 line banner head: "Japan Offers To Surrender; U.S. May Let Emperor Remain; Master Reconversion Plan Set" and subheads, plus a photo of a crowd in Times Square. Page 3 has the "Text of Tokyo Peace Offer". Other news is within the issue as well.
This is the first section only (14 pages) with a bit of... See More
February 01, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1861
* Abraham Lincoln about to change America
The front page has some column heads on the upcoming Civil War including: "The Surrender of Fort Sumter to be Demanded" "North Carolina Ready to Secede" and more. But perhaps better content is on page 5 with: "The Incoming Administration" "Mr. Lincoln and the Southern Secessionist... See More
June 22, 1891
THE SUN, Colorado Springs, June 22, 1891
* Rare miniature, amateur title
This is the volume 1, number 7 issue of a newspaper which lasted for just 2 1/2 years. Plus Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) records only one institution as having any issues and we purchased all the holdings from them. Obviously printed on a small amateur press as it is of very small size, measuring ju... See More
April 02, 1842
NILES'S NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 2, 1842
* Samuel Houston call to arms - Texas citizens
* Post Texas Revolution - Pre Mexican-American War
Inside has: "President Houston's Proclamation to the Citizens of Texas" which begins: "My Countrymen: Rumours have been brought from the southwestern frontier of invasion...The facts are sufficient to justify immed... See More
January 23, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 23, 1813 Among the reports re: "American Ingenuity" "American Gallantry" "the Heroes of King's Mountain" from the Revolutionary War battle; a full page chart: "A Statement of the Annual Revenue of the United States" "British Love of 'Liberty' " and more.
The section headed: "Events ... See More
December 13, 1815
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 13, 1815
* President James Madison
* State of the Union Address
Over two columns of the front page are taken up with the: "Message" signed in type: James Madison. This is the President's annual state-of-the-union address.
Four pages, various foxing, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, otherwise good.... See More
July 15, 1881
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 15, 1881
* Mayer, Minnesota
* Tornado disaster in the summer of 1881
Page 2 has one column headlines: "TERRIFIC STORM", "Portions of Minnesota Visited by a Tornado", "Loss of Life and Great Destruction of Property Reported", with supporting details. Other news and advertisements are also found throughout.
Complete in 8 pa... See More
July 20, 1944
EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, Channel Islands, July 20, 1944
* Rare German occupation title
* World War II - WWII
This island was occupied by the Germans during World War II so all reporting is pro-Nazi propaganda, yet in English as residents were British. The front page includes: "Over There Is London--Ablaze!" "Vivid Picture of V.I. Onslaught" "Allies Brought to ... See More
July 12, 1817
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 12, 1817
* Thomas McKean
* signer of the Declaration of Independence
The first four pages are taken up with the: "Letters of Thomas McKean", a signer of the Declaration of Independence who recently died. Other items within include: "Defeat of Sir Peter Parker" "the Locust" "Domestic Manufactures" and m... See More
May 22, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 22, 1813
* Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio
* William Henry Harrison
Over two pages are taken up with: "Rules and Regulations For the Army of the United States" which a wealth of great detail & which includes: "Changes In the Uniform of the Army of the United States", with particulars.
Eight pages are taken up with: "Ev... See More
May 16, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1812 Inside has nearly 2 pages taken up with a quite detailed biography of the military history of: "Major-General Henry Dearborn, Commander-in-Chief of the Northern Army" with a great on his career in the Revolutionary War. Also: "Cultivation of the Vine" takes over half a page concerning vineyards.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inche... See More
July 01, 1876
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 1, 1876 The front cover has "A Remarkable Railway Accident" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Centennial - State Head-Quarters, on State Avenue", "Frazee's Safety Bridge for Railroad Cars", and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, in very good... See More
Item #679580GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1796 Included is a very interesting article titled: "Present State of Printing and Bookselling in America" which is great for our hobby as there is talk of newspaper printing as well, including; "...people of North America manufacture their own paper...The newspapers of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Mary... See More
Item #679578GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1797 A generic issue with no content with writing about. Includes both plates called for, including one showing the Cottingham Church and family monuments. A corresponding article provides considerable details regarding this ancient country village.
Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inc... See More
August 01, 1865
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 1, 1865 Among the ftpg. column heads: "FORTRESS MONROE", "Families of Colored Soldiers Going South", "A Nest of Burglars Broken Up at Norfolk", "Jeff. Davis Takes Another Promenade", "From Richmond!", "Secessionists On the Rampage", "How Virginia Is To Be Made Loyal" and more.
Eight pages, ... See More
September 22, 1865
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 22, 1865
* Andersonville prison trial
* Henry Wirz
Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE [Wirz] TRIAL" "Remarkable Speech of Howell Cobb" "he Wants to See Mr. Lincoln Hung" "He Expects the Same Fate for Himself" "The Sickening Atrocities of Werze" "The Fatal Horrors of the Dead Line&quo... See More
December 01, 1931
THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN, Philadelphia, Dec., 1931 (front cover only) This color cover has a wonderful Christmas-themed illustration. The back side of the cover has an illustration of two Chrysler automobiles. Either would look great framed.
November 01, 1923
NEEDLECRAFT MAGAZINE, Nov., 1923 (1st leaf only) The reverse side of the cover has a great, displayable, Thanksgiving-themed cover advertising Cream of Wheat. Would look great framed. See image for details.
July 29, 1906
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE SUPPLEMENT, California, July 29, 1906 This unique color cover supplement has several interesting illustrations starting with a full front page illustration of "A STUDIO AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA".
The inside pages have the following articles and illustrations of interest: "THE MOST VALUABLE CAT IN AMERICA", "ENOUGH ROPE TO HANG THE WORLD... See More
October 24, 1858
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 24, 1858 The front page has over two columns of details headed: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "Overland Mail Wagon, Near Fort Belknap, Young Co., Texas, Sept. 22, 1858. The article provides significant details regarding a segment of the trip to California, and includes: "The Route from Fayetteville to Fort Smith -- Difficulties of the Ozark Range -- Magnifice... See More
October 14, 1858
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1858 The top of the front page has: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "TEN DAYS LATER FROM CALIFORNIA", "INTERESTING FROM OREGON", "News from the Seat of War in Washington Territory", and more. News includes the announcement that the telegraph would soon connect Placerville, California and Salt Lake City - ultimately opening communication ... See More
April 18, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1864 Among the front page single-column headings are: "IMPORTANT FROM TENNESSEE", "Disappearance of the Rebel Forces from Fort Pillow", "Reported Departure of Hardee's Corps for Virginia", "Capture of the Guerilla Chief Reynolds", "No Rebels in the Vicinity of Fort Pillow", and more. Inside coverage includes: &q... See More
January 21, 2021
NEW YORK POST, Jan. 21, 1921
* A day of "firsts"
* Joe Biden sworn in as oldest president to-date
* Kamala Harris 1st female, 1st black, 1st South-Asian Vice-President
* Doug Emhoff 1st "second Gentleman" and first Jewish-American married to a President or Vice-President
The entire front page and pages 3-13 tell of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President an... See More
April 26, 1899
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 26, 1899
* National Council of Women desire "Peace Meetings"
The front page of this issue has the heading: "WOMEN'S TRIBUTE TO THE CZAR". May Wright Sewell spoke encouraging leaders throughout the world to put forth an agenda to help all people.
Complete in 14 pages, pulpish, severe chipping around the edges with loss of text... See More
July 19, 1856
EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., July 19, 1856 The front page has an illustrated advertisement for a runaway slave headed: "$100 Reward" with details noted. And page 2 has an illustrated: "$25 Reward" for a runway boy slave, with details.
Four pages, nice condition.
January 02, 1864
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Jan. 2, 1864
* Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians
* Colored soldiers in the Civil War
Among the front page first column stack of Civil War heads are: "DAWN OF ANOTHER YEAR" "Our Armies Quiescent" "The Fight on the Hiawassie" "Fatal Defeat of Gen. Wheeler's Cavalry" "The Union Case In Arkansas".
Additio... See More
February 28, 1812
THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Feb. 28, 1812
* New Madrid, Missouri
* Earthquakes disaster
* Great eyewitness account
Nearly three-quarters of the back page is taken up with a very lengthy and detailed letter under the heading: "EARTHQUAKE" prefaced with a paragraph noting in part: "We have postponed as numbers of articles...to make room for the following very interest... See More
January 14, 1803
CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 14, 1803
* Very rare & early Southern publication
A volume I issue (number 5) of this famous title from the South. Page 2 has a report from the Secretary of the Navy, as well as a report of the Secretary of State to the President, signed in type respectively: Robert Smith, and James Madison.
Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine... See More
April 01, 1882
NEW YORK CLIPPER, April 1, 1882 The ftpg. has a very nice print of: "Lillian Russell, Operatic Vocalist" with an article on her as well. Page 2 has about a full column of reports under the "Baseball" heading. Another pg. has a nice print of "D. A. Woods, Canadian Pedestrian" with a bio of him also. More baseball on yet another page.
This newspaper covers a weal... See More
September 27, 1890
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 27, 1890
* Sequoia National Park is created
Page 2 has a very notable yet inconspicuous report on the creation of Sequoia National Park.
Under the heading: "General Washington News" is a subhead: "The 'Big Trees' National Park" with the text noting: "Secretary Noble has promulgated rules & regulations for the gover... See More
June 09, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination
* Trial of the conspirators
Taking over 2 1/2 columns on the front page are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "More Testimony for the Defence--A Distant Prospect of the End of the Trial" with many subheads.
Also on the ftpg: "From Washington" "The Closing Pageant of the War" "The War-Wor... See More
November 21, 1859
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 21, 1859
* John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry
Inside pages have column heads including: "John Browns Invasion--More Tribulation" taking nearly 2 columns; "The John Brown Fund" "What The Country Thinks Of It--Response Of The Northern Heart" "Boston Caring For Browns Family--Public Meeting For Their Relief" &qu... See More
October 06, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 6, 1862
* Second Battle of Corinth, Mississippi
* Abraham Lincoln visits Frederick, Maryland
* Bardstown, Kentucky - Guerrilla John Morgan
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "A Great Battle Fought at Corinth on Saturday" "A Great National Victory" "The Enemy in Full Flight, and Our F... See More
October 27, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES Oct. 27, 1862 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN THE SOUTHWEST" "Another Great Victory in Arkansas" "The Vicinity of Pea Ridge Again Made Memorable" "Morgan's Last Raid" "AFFAIRS ON THE UPPER POTOMAC" "The Enemy Reported to Have Evacuated Winchester" "A Movement Toward Gord... See More
October 27, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 27, 1862 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN THE SOUTHWEST" "Another Great Victory in Arkansas" "The Vicinity of Pea Ridge Again Made Memorable" "Morgan's Last Raid" "AFFAIRS ON THE UPPER POTOMAC" "The Enemy Reported to Have Evacuated Winchester" "A Movement Toward Gor... See More
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