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683209

Creating the Mason-Dixon Line: map of America...

Item #683209
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1769 



* Early America map

* Pennsylvania and Maryland

* Mason and Dixon Line creation




Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice full page map of the Chesapeake region showing parts of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and all of Delaware. The inset in the lower right corner reads: "A Map of that Part of Ameri... See More  

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$455.00
680789

The very historic Duche letter to General Washington... Battle of the Kegs...

Item #680789

February 19, 1778

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 19, 1778 



* Jacob Duché - 1st chaplain to the Continental Congress

* Famous letter to General George Washington

* American Revolutionary War




A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the ot... See More  

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$1,225.00
680677

Significant in Coca Cola history... The company is sold...

Item #680677

August 22, 1919

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, August 22, 1919  This issue features as a banner headline one of the more historic moments in the history of the Coca-Cola Company, when Asa Chandler, the man who bought the original formula from founder John Pemberton and propelled the company to national prominence by the 1890's, sold the company to Ernest Woodruff and an investor group for $25 million. The
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680364

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War... On Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga...

Item #680364

March 07, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, March 7, 1778 



* Surrender of general Burgoyne

* Battles of Saratoga - New York




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.

Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a: "...letter from Vice Admiral Lord Vi... See More  

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678007

Washington crosses the Delaware... Much more...

Item #678007
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1777 



* General George Washington

* Crosses the Delaware River

* American Revolutionary War




This issue has much good content on the Revolutionary War, with talk of troop movements in New Jersey and the vicinity.

The prime content is an excellent letter written & signed by G. Washington dated "Headquarters, New Town, Dec. 26, 1776"... See More  

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678003

Terrific & rare map of the Philadelphia vicinity... Battle of Trenton...

Item #678003
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1777



* The Battle of Trenton, New Jersey

* Great Revolutionary War map of Philadelphia




Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent, by N. Scull & G. Heap" which shows the street grid of Philadelphia plus the various towns, roads, streams & rivers in the ... See More  

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677709

Terrific map of the Boston vicinity in 1775...

Item #677709
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1775



* Rare pre Revolutionary War map

* Town of Boston & it's harbor




Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map titled: "A Plan of the Town and Chart of the Harbour of Boston Exhibiting a View of the Islands, Castle Forts, and Entrances into the said Harbour." which measures 12  by 14 1/2 inche
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676947

1912 Ty Cobb stabbed duing robbery attempt...

Item #676947

July 04, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 4, 1912



* Gibson - Corning train wreck - New York

* Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad

* Early, same day first report headline




The front page has a nice banner headline: "THIRTY-FOUR DEAD IN LACKAWANNA WRECK" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very h... See More  

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673802

Officers of the National Association of Base Ball Players

Item #673802

July 21, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 21, 1866  The full front page has five framed portraits of: "The Officers Of The National Association Of Base Ball Players", with a few baseball embellishments. There is a related report on the third page: "The Officers Of The National Association Of Base Ball Players."

Inside has two small views of the Delaware Water Gap, plus a f... See More  

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672413

Indian depredations... Message signed by John Hancock...

Item #672413

November 17, 1792

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 17, 1792  On the front page under "Indian Depredations" is a full column report about the depredations "South of the Ohio".

Page 2 has a report stating that work was started on the canal between the Susquehanna and Schuylkill rivers "...on the crown level of the middle ground, between the Tulpehocken and Quintapahilla: And that the ca... See More  

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672244

1873 Georgetown, Delaware Negro hanging...

Item #672244

June 21, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 21, 1873



* Georgetown, Sussex County, Delaware

* Negro Joe Burton hanging - execution




The top of page 8 has one column headings: "A NEGRO EXECUTION" "Much Ado About a Savage Murderer" "The Wages Of Sin" "Under The Gallows" and more. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice conditio... See More  

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671042

On the funeral of the governor...

Item #671042

November 13, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 13, 1790 



* Patriots George Read & William Patterson



Page 3 reports that George Read was unanimously re-elected Senator of Delaware. A second item says: "The Hon. William Patterson, Esq. Senator of the United States, from New Jersey is unanimously elected Governor of that State." Both of these men signed the Constitution of the United State... See More  

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664251

Baseball prints... Canada... Shohola Glen...

Item #664251

May 23, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 23, 1885  The front page includes a print of: "Canada - Fighting in the Northwest - A Shell from the Winnipeg Battery Striking a House Occupied by Half-Breeds During Gen. Middleton's Attack Upon Batouche". Pg. 3 has a very nice full page montage of  7 vignettes of: "New York City--The Baseball Season--Sketches at the Po... See More  

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664041

One of the first Civil War maps in a newspaper...

Item #664041

April 28, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1861 



* Near the start of the Civil War

* Maryland & Pennsylvania map

* Troops forming for battle




The front page features a nice map titled: "THE SEAT OF WAR" showing portions of Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, and Virginia.

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE WAR" "Highly Important News from... See More  

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662937

"Extraordinary" issue on the Battle of Monmouth...

Item #662937

August 24, 1778

THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Aug. 24, 1778



* Battle of Monmouth - New Jersey

* Sir Henry Clinton vs. George Washington

* American Revolutionary War




Such "extraordinary" issues were created when notable news was received outside the normal printing schedule and the publisher wanted to rush the news to the people as quickly as possible.

The purpose of this issue is t... See More  

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662711

Huge treaty with the Indians, signed by Washington...

Item #662711

January 23, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 23, 1796 



* President George Washington

* Native Americans - Indians treaty




Taking most of the front page & a portion of page 2 a treaty, headed at the top of pg. 1 with a script signature of the President: George Washington, and beginning: "Whereas a treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of America & the tribes of Indian... See More  

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659559

An insurrection in Philadelphia... Washington in New Jersey...

Item #659559

January 09, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Jan. 9, 1777 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century original

* From The Enemy




The back page has a letter beginning: "In order that the public may not be misled into a notion of the respectability of a body of persons calling themselves Loyalists, who are shortly to assemble in Great Queen Street & in the phrenzy of a drunken revel to celebr... See More  

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659109

Interesting debates in the House of Commons on the war in America...

Item #659109

May 04, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, May 4, 1779  Page 3 has some lengthy reporting on discussions in the "House of Commons" which include much on the state of the war in America including the examination of the actions of various military officers. One bit notes: "...hoped for a successful campaign; this was at a time when the rebellion was almost crushed & when, if the Gener... See More  

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657807

Item from Sojourner Truth...

Item #657807

March 11, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 11, 1882  Among the prints in this issue are: "The Legislative Train, from Albany to New York" "Duck Shooting Near the Capes of Delaware" "The New Fatigue Uniform--Infantry" "Mole, Ferry Slip, and Depot, Oakland, California" and "The New Fulton Market, New York City".

But perhaps the most interesting item is just a ... See More  

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657645

The Hornet & the Peacock and so much more...

Item #657645

April 03, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 3, 1813  Inside has: "Captain Isaac Hull" which is a great & detailed biography of him taking 2 1/2 pages. "Events of the War" takes nearly 6 pages with a wealth of information on the War of 1812, perhaps the most significant being: "Fifth Naval Victory" noting the battle between the Hornet and the Peacock, which inc... See More  

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654226

Very early, descriptive article on Rehoboth Beach, Delaware...

Item #654226

April 15, 1859

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1858  The top of the back page has an interesting article headed: "Rehoboth Beach" which takes 7 column inches. Near the beginning is: "About five miles below Cape Henlopen, on the Delaware sea-coast, is a spot of land now laid off as a town called Rehoboth. The fast land extends down to the beach, which is of hard sand, furni... See More  

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654154

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #654154

April 17, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 17, 1813  Near the back are over 5 pages of: "Events of the War" with reports from the various theaters of the War of 1812. Some subheads include: "The Chesapeake Frigate" "Dreadful Explosion" "Blockade of the Delaware" "Blockade of the Chesapeake" "Landing of the Enemy".

Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1... See More  

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653472

Baseball prints... Canada... Shohola Glen...

Item #653472

May 23, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 23, 1885  The front page includes a print of: "Canada - Fighting in the Northwest - A Shell from the Winnipeg Battery Striking a House Occupied by Half-Breeds During Gen. Middleton's Attack Upon Batouche".

Pg. 3 has a very nice full page montage of  7 vignettes of: "New York City--The Baseball Season--Sketches at the P... See More  

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653131

Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #653131

January 04, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873 



* Caricaturist Thomas Nast

* Christmas - Santa Claus




Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again"  showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well.

There are many other prints in the i... See More  

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650160

Naval events in the Revolutionary War... Reference to the surrender at Saratoga...

Item #650160

January 01, 1778

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, January, 1778  Over 2 pages are taken up with a: "Dialogue Between an Englishman and an American Descendant from  English Ancestors" (see for portions). Over 2 pages near the back has: "American Affairs" which includes a report from Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Howe on the state of the navy in American waters, written from on board his ship... See More  

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648137

This historic Liverpool & Manchester Railway...

Item #648137

November 20, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 20, 1830 



* Liverpool and Manchester Railway creation



Near the back are four pages taken up with a very detailed report of the historic "Liverpool and Manchester Railway".

The Liverpool and Manchester Railway opened on Sept. 15 1830 (this report is datelined Sept. 17) between the Lancashire towns of Liverpool and Manchester in Engla... See More  

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647970

Captain Oliver Hazard Perry...

Item #647970

March 15, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 15, 1817  The issue begins with: "The State of Our Country". Other items include: "Legislature of Delaware - Governor's Address" signed: John Clark; "Legislature of Kentucky" "General Armstrong Privateer"; a lengthy list of: "Appointments & Promotions" by the President, taking over half a pa... See More  

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646990

Nice tennis print... Great centerfold: "From Mine To Mill"...

Item #646990

September 14, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1878  The full front page illustration is captioned: "Is Sercierty to be Reorganized? Is the Wurkin'-man to Hev His Rights? That's Wot I Wants to Know!". Inside prints include a full page: 'Picking Peaches in Delaware'. There is a very dramatic and displayable doublepage centerfold captioned: 'From Mine to Mill'. G... See More  

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646875

Significant in Coca Cola history... The company is sold...

Item #646875

August 22, 1919

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 22, 1919 



* Coca Cola goes public - very historic!

* Asa Candler




This issue has one of the more historic moments in the history of the Coca-Cola Company when Asa Chandler, the man who bought the original formula from founder John Pemberton and propelled the company to national prominence by the 1890's, sold the company to Ernest Woodruff and an investor g... See More  

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$83.00
636642

Charles Dickens... Washington Territory...

Item #636642
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, September, 1870  Within this is issue is a 5+ page article "Footprints of Charles Dickens" which begins "Charles Dickens was dead. It was hard to realize, but realized it was at last; and then there was no look or voice in London but repeated it over and over -- Charles Dickens is dead!..."

Also within the issue are articles &q... See More  

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633480

Charles Dickens... Washington Territory...

Item #633480
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, September, 1870  Within this is issue is a 5+ page article "Footprints of Charles Dickens" which begins "Charles Dickens was dead. It was hard to realize, but realized it was at last; and then there was no look or voice in London but repeated it over and over -- Charles Dickens is dead!..."

Also within the issue are articles &q... See More  

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611706

Corning NY train wreck disaster...

Item #611706

July 05, 1912

THE SALEM EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, July 5, 1912



* Corning NY train wreck (Gibson)

* Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company



The front page has two column headlines that include: "ENGINEER IS BLAMED FOR FRIGHTFUL RAILROAD WRECK" and more. (see)  Early reporting on the Corning train wreck in New York.

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

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601457

Delaware River ice jam...

Item #601457

March 15, 1875

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 15, 1875



* Mid-Delaware Bridge

* River ice jam flood

* Port Jervis




This 12 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has one column headings: "THE DELAWARE FLOOD" "Breaking Of The Ice Gorge At Port Jervis" and much more with related map. Loads of text.

Complete in nice condition.... See More  

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600093

Importations details... The Delaware Canal...

Item #600093

May 17, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 17, 1817  The front page has: "Robbery of the Mail". Inside has: "The War Tables - Land & Naval Battles in the Late War" "Delaware & Raritan Canal" which takes 4 pages; and much more, including 3 full pages of charts of the: "Aggregate of Importations".

Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, nice ... See More  

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588495

Death of the publisher... Hezekiah Niles...

Item #588495

April 06, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, April 6, 1839 



* Hezekiah Niles death

* Publisher




The front page has a black-bordered notice of the death of the publisher of this newspaper, the man for whom the newspaper is named, Hezekiah Niles. The report begins: "It is our painful duty to announce the death of  Hezekiah Niles, the founder of this work, who died at Wilmingt... See More  

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586957

Benedict Arnold... Victory at Camden...

Item #586957

August 04, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 4, 1781  Page 2 has a report which includes: "...that since some of Washington's letters were intercepted, discovering the intention of his army in conjunction with the French troops on Long Island to attack Gen. Clinton, a misunderstanding has taken place between Washington and the French General Rochambeau, which is expected will be of more good ... See More  

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586068

DuPont Powder Company explosion...

Item #586068

December 01, 1915

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, December 1, 1915



* DuPont Powder Plant Company explosion

* Wilmington, Delaware




This 18 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "30 Workman Are Killed When Explosion Tears DuPont Powder Plant" with subheads. 1st report coverage on the disaster at the DuPont Powder Company in Wilmington, Delaware.



Other news, sports... See More  

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584900

Zane Grey death...

Item #584900

October 24, 1939

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, October 24, 1939 



* Zane Grey death 

* American Author
 



This 14 page newspaper has a small one column headline on the back page: "Zane Grey, Beloved Western Author, Dies From Heart Attack".



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. A little spine wear, otherwise good condition.



wikipedia notes: Zane Grey was kn... See More  

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578802

Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct...

Baseball, automotive, and aviation interest...

Item #578802

September 19, 1914

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 19, 1914



* Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct

* Baseball interest

* Automobile interest

* Early aviation



The front page has construction scenes of the Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct, with addition images and text on inside pages.  The issue also contains interesting images and articles related to baseball ("Time as a Factor in Baseball"), early av... See More  

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578240

Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct...

Baseball, automotive, and aviation interest...

Item #578240

September 19, 1914

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 19, 1914



* Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct

* Baseball interest

* Automobile interest

* Early aviation



The front page has construction scenes of the Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct, with addition images and text on inside pages.  The issue also contains interesting images and articles related to baseball ("Time as a Factor in Baseball"), early av... See More  

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578201

Corning NY train wreck disaster...

Item #578201

July 05, 1912

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, July 5, 1912



* Corning NY train wreck (Gibson)

* Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company

* Early 1st report



This 14 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "42 PERSONS DEAD AND 60 INJURED", "As Result of Collision of Trains Near Corning, N. Y." and more.  Early reporting on the ... See More  

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570941

Commander John Rodgers death...

Item #570941

August 28, 1926

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, August 28, 1926 



* John Rodgers death 

* United States Navy 

* Delaware River airplane crash
 



This 16 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Comdr. Rodgers Killed When Airplane Crashes; Late Brother Lived Here" with photo. (see)



Tells of the death of John Rodgers, Commander of the United States Nav... See More  

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567993

Trouble brewing in America...

Item #567993

December 06, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 6, 1774  The entire front page is taken up with a review of a pamphlet titled: "The Interest of the Merchants and Manufacturers of Great Britain in the present Contest with the Colonies stated & considered", which begins with: "This writer begins with shewing the great obligations the colonists have been under to Great Britain from
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564496

Broadsheet Supplement...

Item #564496

June 16, 1894

THE WAVERLY FREE PRESS SUPPLEMENT, from Waverly, New York, dated June 16, 1894. This singlesheet supplement contains localized news from the area but also the time tables for three railroads: Lehigh Valley Railroad; New York, Lake Erie & Western Railroad; and Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad. This has a few tiny edge tears, otherwise in good condition.

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559355

PN-9 No. 1 seaplane rescue... Commander John Rodgers...

Item #559355

September 12, 1925

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, September 12, 1925 



* PN-9 No. 1 seaplane rescue 

* Commander John Rodgers 




This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:



* 'CAPTAIN JOHN' AIRMEN'S HERO

* His Optimism in Time of Disaster Given by Crew as Reason for Hoping

* Honolulu Cheers Fliers



and more related items with small photo of Rodgers.



Other news of t... See More  

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555018

Zane Grey death...

Item #555018

October 23, 1939

THE NEWS, New London, Connecticut, October 23, 1939 



* Zane Grey death 

* American Author
 



This 12 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "ZANE GREY DIES AT 64" "Coronary Thrombosis Take Life of Well Known Author" "Wrote Novels of West"



Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with minor spine wear, otherwise in ... See More  

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177657
Item #177657

May 18, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Devastating Mississippi."



This issue has an illustration of "Let Us Act at Once" by Kemble and an article of "Princeton's New President" by John Larkin with a photo of John Grier Hibben, the new president. There is another article called "Building a Country With ... See More  

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177639
Item #177639

January 06, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1912  The front page has a photo of "Mexico's 'Enfant Terrible.'" This issue also has an illustration of "The Motorist: 'One Thing's Certain--They Can't Accuse Me of Being a 'Joy-Rider''" by Kemble. There is an article with photos of "Across America by Auto" by John Guy Monihan. The dou... See More  

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177340

Colonel Mosby hangs six prisoners....

Item #177340

December 09, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1911 (our last issue)



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The American Who May Cause War."



This issue is has an article with some illustrations of "Sizing Up the Presidential Timber" by McKee Barclay. There is a double page illustration of "Mosby's Death Raffle" by Sidney w. Riesenberg and there is a full pa... See More  

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177551

Mr. Morgan Gives Hartford an Art Gallery....

Item #177551

January 29, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1910



The front page of this issue has an illustration of "The Patchwork Quilt" by Sarah K. Smith.



There is an article of "Mr. Morgan's Latest Gift to Art" which is followed by a photo of Mr. Morgan, labeled "Mr. Morgan Gives Hartford an Art Gallery." There is a photo spread of "Chicago's Annual Art Exh... See More  

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