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Japanese attack upon California...

Item #684022

December 25, 1941

HERALD EXPRESS--5th WAR EXTRA, Los Angeles, Dec. 25, 1941 

* Battle off the California coast ?

The large headline announces: "SINK JAP SUB OFF CAL. COAST" and: "2nd Sub Bombed Near L.A." with various subheads. There was much paranoia early in WWII that California would be a focus of a Japanese attack, hence this headline which would likely only be found in a Californ... See More  

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Review & premiere of "The Godfather Part III", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #682756

December 25, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 25, 1990

* Best "The Godfather Part III" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Francis Ford Coppola - Al Pacino

A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Godfather Part III" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - t... See More  

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Victory over the Creek Indians... Battle of Lake Erie...

Item #647673

December 25, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 25, 1813  The issue begins with: "The Embargo Law" which takes 3 pages. Also inside: "Female Heroism". Seven pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" which has a great wealth of content on the War of 1812. Among the reports & subheads here are: "Military--Wilkinson's Army" "The Southern Indians&... See More  

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Reviews & premieres of "Tombstone" & "Grumpy Old Men", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #646514

December 25, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 25, 1993

* Best "Tombstone" and "Grumpy Old Men" advertisements

* Grand Opening Day movie premieres & reviews

* American slasher & animated road comedy films

A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hits "Tombstone" & "Grumpy Old Men", and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the lead... See More  

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Battle of the Bulge beginning...

Item #640231

December 25, 1944

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER. December 25, 1944

* Battle of the Bulge

* World War II Belgium

The front page has five column headline: "NAZIS' DRIVE HALTED" with subheads. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 14 pages, some central fold wear with archival mend along the fold on page, a little margin wear, otherwise good.... See More  

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François Darlan assassination...

Item #628197

December 25, 1942

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, December 25, 1942

* François Darlan assassination

* French Admiral of the Fleet

The front page has a four column headline: "ADMIRAL DARLAN KILLED AND ASSASSIN CAPTURED" with subheads. (see) and small photo. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of French Admiral and political figure, Jean Louis Xavier François Darla... See More  

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Alban Berg & Paul Bourget deaths...

Item #627611

December 25, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1935

* Alban Berg & Paul Bourget deaths (1st reports)

* Austrian composer - Second Viennese School

* French novelist & critic - writer

Page 27 has death reports on two well known individuals in the music and writing Worlds. First a one column heading reads: "ALBAN BERG DEAD; MODERN COMPOSER" with subheads and photo. (see)

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1872 Portland, New York train wreck disaster....

Item #623198

December 25, 1872

THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, December 25, 1872

* Christmas eve train wreck disaster

* Cross Cut Railroad - Portland, New York

The front page has a one column headings: "The Most Terrible Slaughter of the Year" "Horrible Railroad Casualties" "Two Trains Thrown Over Steep Embankments" and more. 1st report coverage on the Cross-Cut Railroad train disaster near... See More  

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Phineas Barnum Circus Museum Fire...

Item #622447

December 25, 1872

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1872

* Phineas Barnum Circus Museum Fire

The back page has an article headed: "NEW-YORK FIRES" "A Million Dollars' Worth of Property in Flames" "Barnum's Museum and Other Buildings Wholly Destroyed" "The Entire Collection of Wild Animals Burned to Death" and more. Lengthy text. Nice to have in this venerable ne... See More  

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Christmas prints from 1927...

Item #618382

December 25, 1927

THE DETROIT NEWS, December 25, 1927 (Rotogravure Section only)

* Great Christmas & Santa Claus-themed print

The front page of this Rotogravure Section has: "Merry Christmas", which shows a close-up of Santa Clause inset over a photo is a small child sleeping beneath a Christmas tree with period toys scattered about. The inside of the section has numerous photos reflecting news
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Boundary dispute with the Cherokees...

Item #597350

December 25, 1770

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 25, 1770 

* Cherokee Indians

Page 2 has a short item headed "America" with a Charleston dateline concerning a meeting with Indians over a border dispute.

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Rare "Supplement" issue from San Leandro...

Item #583745

December 25, 1880

SAN LEANDRO REPORTER "SUPPLEMENT", Alameda County, California , Dec. 25, 1880

* Rare Old West title

A very scarce and quite small single sheet "Supplement" issue, measuring just 9 by 10 3/4 inches. Beneath the masthead is: "A Merry Christmas To All!" Various news tidbits and an ad for a "Cow For Sale". A crude & old tape mend across the center caus... See More  

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Moweaqua, Illinois coal mine disaster...

Item #578147

December 25, 1932

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, December 25, 1932

* Moweaqua, Illinois 

* Coal mine disaster 

This 30 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:

"HOPES FOR 54 MEN TRAPPED IN MINE FADE" "Deadly Gas Fumes Fill Shaft Until Air Is Pumped In; Families Wait in Anguish" with smaller subheads.

Tells of the coal mine explosion disaster at Moweaqua, Il... See More  

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Fire at the White House...

Item #577564

December 25, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1929 

* Fire at the White House

This 44 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "FIRE WRECKS THE WHITE HOUSE OFFICES; HOOVER RUSHES FROM PARTY TO WATCH IT; AIDES BRAVE SMOKE TO SAVE HIS PAPERS" with many subheads. (see) Related photo on page 2. (see)

Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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Christmas issue with a print of Monterey, California...

Item #575594

December 25, 1883

CHRISTMAS CHIMES, the "Supplement to Tuolumne Independent", California, December 25, 1883 

The masthead has a very nice Christmas theme. The ftpg. also has two Christmas poems & a print: "The Mistletoe Bough". Near the back is a very nice illustrated ad for "Monterey, Cal.", considered the "Queen of American Watering Places..." (see photos).

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Evelyn Nesbit Thaw in 1926...

Item #568552

January 06, 1926

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, January 6, 1926 

* Evelyn Nesbit Thaw suicide attempt 

This 22 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "EVELYN NESBIT WILL RECOVER, DOCTOR THINKS" "Second Attempt to End Life Fails When Beauty Drinks Poison" ""DIDN'T WANT TO LIVE" IS STATEMENT TO MAID" and more. (see)

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Magic Act Revealed... Steamer Adirondack...

Item #565757

December 26, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York, dated December 25, 1896. The cover of the issue contains the "General View of the Simple Condensing Beam Engine of the Steamer Adirondack" with an article and additional photos of the interior of the steamer being shown inside the issue. "The Appearing Lady" magician act is revealed in both article and illustrations; "The Ancient City of... See More  

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Item #177020

December 25, 1915

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, December 25, 1915

This issue has a color cover page before the title page which has an illustration titled "'Stick Around'" by Morris. On the back of the cover page there is a photo of "Christmas in Berlin."

In this issue, there are several articles including "Mr. William Barnes, Aristocrat and Philosopher" by Jesse Lee ... See More  

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Item #177346

January 14, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 14, 1911

The front page of this issue is a photo of "The End of Arch Hoxsey's Last Flight."

This issue has an illustration of "A page From Our Political "Slant-Book'" by Kemble. There is an article with photos of "The Kaiser is Himself Again" and "An Army of the Air" by E. D. Robinson and much more.

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Item #177546

December 25, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Passing of Leopold." This issue has an illustration of ""There Will be a Decided Uplift to the Democratic Party in New York State When the Newly Formed League Gets into Action"-Daily Paper" by Kemble and there are photos of &quo... See More  

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Color illustrations....

Item #177474

December 14, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 14, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "The Beautiful Snow" by Arthur G. Dove. There are many small stories such as "Baseball at Bangalong" by Frederick Walworth Brown. There are illustrations of "The Six-Cylinder Iconoclast" by John Edwin Jackson; a double page illustration of "Consciousness Makes Cowar
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Item #209506

December 25, 1920

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY NEWSPAPER, New York, December 25, 1920.  "Pictorial Digest of the World's News" "The Camera's Record of Natable Events" plus other articles of the day.  A great issue for framing and displaying!

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Item #177131

January 11, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11, 1902 Frontpage illustration of Mary E. Wilkins; fullpage photos New-Year's Day at the White House; The International Polo Championship; fullpage photo of the First President of Cuba, Tomas Estrada Palma; fullpage illustration "The New York Custom-House"; The Latin Quarter of To-day; The Commuter's Club Car; fullpage photo of Leslie ... See More  

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Emperor Of Japan Yoshihito Dies In 1926...

Item #204329

December 25, 1926

DETROIT FREE PRESS, Dec. 25, 1926 Front page 3 line, 2 column head: "Japans Ruler Dies; Hirohito Takes Throne" & subhead. One col. photo of the late Emperor Yoshihito, who was Hirohitos father. Browning at the edges.

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Winslow Homer Christmas prints...

Item #172218

December 25, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1858  The front page features a print: "Santa Claus Paying His Usual Christmas Visit to His Young Friends" shows him in a sleigh pulled by a turkey, with many toys. This is an early image of Santa Claus before the more common imagine created by Thomas Nast changed his appearance forever.

Inside pages have four prints by famed artist Winsl... See More  

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The Columbian Exposition at Chicago...

Item #175860

October 28, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 28, 1893 In the masthead is: 'An 8 Pg. World's Fair Supplement' included within on glossy stock. Fullpg. Remington: 'Sketches from the Recent English Military Tournament'. Many prints on the Expo.

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Thomas Nast Santa Claus...

Item #175146

December 25, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1886  Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus, as well as being a well-known political cartoonist. The entire front page is a print by Nast captioned: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas..." which includes a partial scene of Santa Claus in a framed picture.

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Sketches of the Nile River... Christmas Morning Issue...

Item #174518

December 25, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1880  Front full pg. illus. of "Making Wreaths." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Excavations Under Flood Rock, Hell Gate." Three large illus. of "Sketches on the Nile."

Doublepage centerfold of "Christmas Morning in Old New York." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Gun of Ericsson's Torpedo Boat the 'Des... See More  

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General Sherman dines in Savannah...

Item #172854

January 28, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 28, 1865  The front page prints include: "The Ocean Monitor 'Dictator' ", "Hon. William Dennison, Postmaster General" and "General H. W. Slocum". Inside has a full page print: " 'Tween Decks After Action--News From Home".

Other prints include: "New Year's Day in Savannah--General Sherman's... See More  

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Selling Christmas greens in Richmond, Virginia... Thomas Nast prints...

Item #173994

December 25, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 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. ... See More  

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Home for the Holidays... Nast's 'Excommunication of Modern Civilization'...

Item #173368

December 25, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1869 The front page of the issue contains a fullpage illustration entitled "Home for the Holidays" (Christmas). Inside are five illustrations pertaining to "The War in Cuba." (Trinidad Mountains, General Adolph Cavada, Military District of Cienfuegos).  Two full page Thomas Nast illustrations are of "Excommunication of Moder... See More  

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Martin Van Buren...

Item #151175

December 25, 1839

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, Dec. 25, 1839 Taking three columns on pg. 2 and five columns on pg. 3 is the President's "Message". It is signed in type: M. Van Buren. Acid-free tape mend to an irregular tear near the masthead, plus a small, barely noticeable tape mend in the text of the address, otherwise very good. Nice to have in a Washington paper.

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