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681328

Tennessee Volunteers win 1998 college football title...

Item #681328

January 05, 1999

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 5, 1999



* Tennessee Volunteers college football

* Wins Fiesta Bowl vs. Florida State

* National Championship game




The front page has a two column photo headed: "Tennessee Is Tops"

The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Tennessee Is Peerless" with subhead and related photo. (see) First report coverage continues inside ... See More  

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$62.00
681324

Madeleine Astor death... RMS Titanic survivor...

Item #681324

March 28, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1940



* Madeleine Fiermonte Astor death (1st report)

* American socialite & RMS Titanic survivor




The top of page 24 has a one column heading: "MRS. FIERMONTE DEAD IN FLORIDA" with subheads that include: "Survivor Of The Titanic" and more with photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as oth... See More  

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$68.00
680713

Alan Shepard begins the space race... In a Florida newspaper...

Item #680713

May 05, 1961

ORLANDO EVENING STAR, Florida, May 5, 1961  The very large, bold banner headline above the masthead proclaims America's entry into the space race, reading: "SHEP DID IT!" noting America's first astronaut's journey into space aboard the spacecraft "Freedom 7". From beginning to end the journey was all of 21 minutes.

The front page includes a large photos captio... See More  

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$90.00
680579

Great foldout map of "West Florida" from Pensacola to New Orleans...

Item #680579
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, February, 1772 



* Nice map of "West Florida"

* Pensacola, Florida, to New Orleans, Louisiana

* Plate of a rare bird from the Hudson Bay




Certainly the most notable item in this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Part of WEST FLORIDA" from Pensacola to the Mouth of Iberville River, with a View to shew t... See More  

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$435.00
680158

1899 Key West, Florida yellow fever pandemic...

Item #680158

September 19, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 19, 1899



* Key West, Florida

* Yellow fever - jack

* Epidemic - pandemic




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AN AWFUL EPIDEMIC" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete wi... See More  

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680101

1899 Carrabelle, Florida hurricane disaster.....

Item #680101

August 03, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 3, 1899



* Carrabelle, Florida

* Hurricane disaster


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TOWNS DESTROYED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages, a few sm... See More  

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679345

Report here is a focus of a Smithsonian Channel episode...

Item #679345

March 05, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1864



* Colonel Ulric Dahlgren Affair

* Failed raid on Richmond

* Secret papers found on Dahlgren's body

* American Civil War - Jefferson Davis




 There is an intriguing story within the front page reports recently brought to fore in an episode of "America's Hidden Stories" on the Smithsonian Channel.

The intrigue is about ... See More  

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679291

1903 Santa Fe Township, Illinois Negro lynching...

Item #679291

May 20, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, May 20, 1903



* Mulberry, Polk County, Florida

* Negroes lynchings - hangings




The front page has a one column heading: "HIRED ASSASSINS QUICKLY LYNCHED" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

C... See More  

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679001

Black troops...

Item #679001

May 28, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1898  Full ftpg. shows: 'Comm. Winfield S. Schley on the Bridge of the ship 'Brooklyn' '. Nice fullpg. Remington print: 'Colored Troopers of the U.S. Cavalry Taking their Horses for a Dash into the Gulf' at Tampa, Florida. Nice fullpg. with 3 prints of the 'U.S. Regulars at Port Tampa, Florida'. Much more on the military i... See More  

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678998

Black soldiers in the Spanish-American War...

Item #678998

May 21, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1898  Nice full ftpg: "Out For A Fight--Adm. Sampson on the Bridge of the 'New York' " is displayable. Fullpg. with 8 photos of: "Scenes in the Capital of Porto Rico" & fullpg. with 5 photos of: "U.S. Regulars at Port Tampa, Florida". "News from the Klondike" includes 7 photos. Doublepage centerfold: &q... See More  

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678881

John D. Rockefeller death in 1937....

Item #678881

May 24, 1937

LOS ANGELES TIMES, 2nd Extra, California, May 24, 1937

 

* John D. Rockefeller death

* Oil tycoon (nice headline w/ photos)



The front page has a nice banner headline: "JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER DIES; ESTATE REPORTED AS SMALL" with subhead: "End Comes in Florida Home" and more with great pictorial. Nice for display. More on pages 7 & 8.

First section only with pages 1... See More  

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$92.00
678770

From 1887 Florida, for the fruit industry...

Item #678770

October 10, 1887

THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jacksonville, Oct. 10, 1887  Noted in the masthead: "Official Organ Of The Florida Fruit Growers' Assoc. & the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Protective Assoc." with the content, and the ads, focused on such.

Handsome masthead, 20 pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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$33.00
678493

1929 autombile land speed record...

Item #678493

March 12, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1929



* Sir Henry O'Neil de Hane Segrave

* 1st ever to break the 200 MPH mark fame

* Breaks land speed automobile record 

* Daytona Beach, Florida - "Golden Arrow"




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SEGRAVE SMASHES AUTO SPEED RECORD IN DAZZLING DRIVE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 20... See More  

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678367

1901 Jacksonville, Florida fire disaster...

Item #678367

May 03, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 3, 1901



* Great fire of 1901

* Jacksonville, Florida




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FLORIDA CITY IS BURNED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages, small ... See More  

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678009

Nice map of Jamaica...

Item #678009
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  This magazine still has the full page plate of "A Map Of the Island of Jamaica" which shows much detail (see). This map measures 5 by 8 inches and is in very nice, clean condition (see). There is also a report which relates to it titled: "Weak State of the Island of Jamaica" (see for portions).

There is also another artic... See More  

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677921

Capture of Pensacola Florida, during the Seminole War...

Item #677921

July 25, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1818  The prime content is a detailed report of the capture of Pensacola, Florida during the Seminole Indian war. American forces were led by Andrew Jackson who felt Pensacola was being used by the Seminoles for strikes against America.

Also a very lengthy & detailed report on the death and funeral of General Richard Montgomery.

Sixteen pa... See More  

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677905

Louisiana secedes from the Union...

Item #677905

January 27, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1861  Among the ftpg. first column heads "Important News From the South" "Secession of Louisiana From the Union" "Six States Arrayed Against the Federal Government" "Anticipated Assault Upon Fort Pickens by Florida Troops" and much more.

Eight pages, some light foxing at the folds, minor margin wear, generally good.

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677054

Charles Lindbergh & the American Clipper flight...

Item #677054

November 21, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1931



* Aviator Charles Lindbergh

* Sikorsky S-40 flying boat




The front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH DELAYED WITH CLIPPER IN CUBA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.



wikipedia notes: Pa... See More  

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676824

Aileen Wuornos execution... Woman serial killer...

Item #676824

October 10, 2002

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 10, 2002



* Aileen Wuornos execution

* Prostitute & serial killer




The top of page 33 has a three column heading: "Florida Executes Female Serial Killer" (see) Nice condition.

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676768

1910 USS Florida battleship launching...

Item #676768

May 12, 1910

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 12, 1910



* USS Florida (BB-30) launching

* United States Navy battleship

* Brooklyn Navy Yard - New York




The top of the front page has a banner heading: "Battleship Florida, Heaviest In Navy, Is Launched" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are no... See More  

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676707

Early airplane flight from Florida to Cuba......

Item #676707

January 30, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 30, 1911



* John Alexander Douglas McCurdy

* Canadian aviator - aviation pioneer

* Airplane flight from Florida to Cuba




The front page has a five column pictorial with headline: "J. A. D. M'CURDY FLIES 100 MILES AND DROPS INTO OCEAN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. V... See More  

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676468

James Oglethorpe fights the Spanish in Georgia, Florida...

Item #676468
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  September, 1740   Near the back is a section headed: "Historical Chronicle" with news from England & other parts of Europe, plus a report datelined "Hampton Road, Virginia, July 24, 1740" which takes a full column telling of military affairs at St. Augustine, with mention of General Oglethorpe & others.

Include... See More  

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676440

1911 Robert G. Fowler's trancontinental flight...

Item #676440

September 23, 1911

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 23, 1911



* Aviator Robert G. Fowler - early aviation pioneer

* 1st transcontinental airplane flight (stages) (W to E)

* Wright Brothers Model B biplane




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AVIATOR FOWLER AGAIN FAILS TO CROSS HIGH MOUNTAINS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "woo... See More  

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675954

Early and rare from Florida... James Polk block signature...

Item #675954

August 05, 1848

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, August 5, 1848 



* Rare antebellum title

* 3 Acts signed by James Polk




Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War.

The ftpg. has 3 Acts of Congress, one of which is signed by the President: James Polk. ... See More  

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675950

Confederacy in Petersburg...

Item #675950

March 04, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, March 4, 1863 



* Rare Confederate title



Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end shortl... See More  

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675899

Air Florida Flight 90 disaster... Potomac River....

Item #675899

January 14, 1982

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 14, 1982



* Air Florida Flight 90 disaster

* 14th Street Bridge - Potomac River

* Boeing 737-222 airplane crash




The front page has a banner headline: "Jet Slams Into Bridge; 77 Die" with subheads, related photo ad map. First report coverage continues inside with more photos.

Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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675734

1928 Wineville Chicken Coop murders...

Item #675734

September 17, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 17, 1928 



* Wineville Chicken Coop murders 

* Christine and Walter Collins 

* Gordon Stewart Northcott 

* Hollywood movie 'Changeling' fame




The top of page 16 has one column headings: "UPHOLDS BOY'S TALE OF 'MURDER FARM'" "Father of Accused California Youth Says He Knew Three Boys Were Slain" and mor... See More  

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675010

On the slave trade in the West Indies...

Item #675010

October 04, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 4, 1766  The back page has a small report from West Florida on the French traders in Louisiana. Also from Senegal of "... there have been lately upwards of two hundred French trading ships on the coast of Africa; -- which was a principal cause of the price of slaves being so high, the Goree Merchants having contracted to supply the Spanish West Indi... See More  

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675004

Monitor versus the Merrimac...

Item #675004

March 11, 1862

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 11, 1862 



* Battle of Hampton Roads

* Monitor vs. Merrimack

* Historic Civil War naval battle




Back page heads report the famous naval battle at Hampton Roads, Virginia, between the Monitor and Merrimac: "The Battle In Hampton Roads" "Interesting Details of the Two Days' Fighting" "How The Cumberland Was Sunk by the Merrimac" &quo... See More  

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674814

Death of Dale Earnhardt... In a Daytona newspaper...

Item #674814

February 19, 2001

THE NEWS-JOURNAL, Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2001 (Dale Earnhardt's Fatal Crash)

 

   * From the city where it happened

   * Great for framing or as a memento

   * "Black Sunday"


 

Whether you are a NASCAR fan or not, collectors cannot fail to admit that one of the more notable--and tragic--events in NASCAR racing was the d... See More  

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674746

Baseball... the technique of pitching...

Item #674746

May 11, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1895  The front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers captioned: "All Broke Up - the Only Cure For A Financial Spree."

Inside has a full page with 7 scenes of: "Sandy Hook Lightship--The Only Electric Lightship in the World"; a page on "Fort Snelling, Old and News" including 5 prints/photos of the Minnesota military s... See More  

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674503

Death of Fred and Ma Barker...

Item #674503

January 17, 1935

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Jan. 17, 1935 



* Ma Barker and Fred Barker  

* Florida outlaws killings (1st report)




Page 4 has an article announcing the death of Ma and Pa Barker, notorious outlaws from the 1930's with a small one column heading: "Federal Men Shoot Two Of Bremer Kidnap Gang" (see)

Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, good cond... See More  

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674459

Early Tallahassee...

Item #674459

March 27, 1847

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, March 27, 1847  Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War.

The front page includes various reports from the Mexican War including: "From The Army - The Army News" "From the Army--Late & Very Import... See More  

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674458

Early Tallahassee... The Mexican War...

Item #674458

March 27, 1847

THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, March 27, 1847  Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, 14 years before the Civil War.

The front page includes various reports from the Mexican War including: "From The Army - The Army News" "From the Army--Late & Very ... See More  

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674448

General William T. Sherman...

Item #674448

November 29, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman 

* March to the sea - Georgia

* In a rare Confederate title




Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil... See More  

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$215.00
674311

Bush Wins... Then Wins Again!!!

A great pair of issues...

Item #674311

November 08, 2000

THE LEDGER, Lakeland, Florida (two issues).



* George W. Bush election & recount win



Given the attention of the current presidential election, here is a terrific--and perhaps the very best--pair of issues on the election controversy of George W. Bush's second term.

From the state of Florida, which was the focus of the turmoil of this election, the two issues have headlines which rela... See More  

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674310

Rare St. Augustine, Florida.... The successful Creole slave revolt...

Item #674310

July 06, 1839

THE NEWS, St. Augustine, (E.F.) [East Florida], March 12, 1842 



* Very rare East Florida publication

* Creole slavery slaves case

* Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny




A very early date from Florida and only the second issue of this title we have offered. Gregory notes only one institution has this issue.

Page 2 has a letter signed in type by: Samuel Colt, defending the quality of: &... See More  

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674212

Civil War fighting in Florida...

Item #674212

March 10, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 10, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Sherman's Raid in Mississippi" "The Country Perfectly Impoverished" "The Bombardment of Charleston" "More Fighting in Florida" "The Death of Col. Dahlgren" "Horrible Cruelty to a Little Slave Girl Belonging to Mrs. Davis" and more.

Eig... See More  

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674202

Confederate Congress reports to the people...

Item #674202

February 25, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 25, 1864  Among the front page  column heads are: "Late Southern News" "Address of the Rebel Congress" "Fierce Denunciation of the North" "Slanders Upon Our Armies" "The Expedition to Florida" "From Gen. Sherman's Expedition" "Rebel Reports of His Progress" "Occupation of Jackson "T... See More  

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674084

1937 Milton, Florida Negro lynching...

Item #674084

October 05, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1937



* J.C. Evans Negro lynching - lynched

* Milton, Santa Rosa County, Florida




Page 13 has a one column heading: "Lynch Prisoner Taken Forcibly From Sherif" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro J.C. Evans in Milton, Florida. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and... See More  

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673788

Malcolm Campbell... Over 300 MPH in automobile...

Item #673788

March 08, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1935



* Race driver Malcolm Campbell

* Land rocket car speed record at Daytona Beach, Florida




This 44 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "Campbell Breaks Auto Record, Drives at 276.816 Miles and Hour" and more (see images) Reporting continues on page 29 with related photos (see images).

Other news of the day found t... See More  

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673647

General Sherman in North Carolina...

Item #673647

March 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1865 



* General William T. Sherman

* Campaign of the Carolinas w/ map

* Battles of Bentonville & Averasborough




The front page has a nice map titled: "SHERMAN IN NORTH CAROLINA".

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "THE BATTLE IN NORTH CAROLINA" "Rebel Reports of the Fighting at Averysboro an... See More  

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673322

Intercepted letter from Beauregard indicates some hopelessness...

Item #673322

April 21, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1862  The front page features a nice map headed: "The Siege of Yorktown - Diagram of the Scene of the Engagement on Wednesday, April 16."

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Union Forces at Falmouth, Commanding the City of Fredericksburg" "Gallant Achievement of General Augur"

A very interesting report: "Intercept... See More  

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673060

Appalachicola, Florida... Slave or free?

Item #673060

September 14, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept.  14, 1816  Starting on the front page and continuing within is a great article describing  a banquet held in Paris to celebrate American Independence, which illustrates the great relationship held between both nations.

Another article within describes the mass migration of Negroes from in and around New Orleans to Appalachicola, Florida.... See More  

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672918

Georgians are 'the most lawless & licentious people in America'...

Item #672918

November 30, 1785

PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1785  Page 2 has an item: "The request of the United States to their great and good alley [France] to furnish them with $400,000 in order to bribe the Algerines to a peace meets, it is said, with a very cool reception at Paris...how far that measure may be consistent with the safety & independence of the United States... See More  

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672810

Two front page Civil War maps...

Item #672810

October 13, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 13, 1861 



* Battle of Santa Rosa Island

* Battle of Chicamacomico Races




The front page has two maps titled: "THE AFFAIR AT CHICAMACOMICO" and "THE FIGHT AT SANTA ROSA ISLAND" which is in Florida near Pensacola Bay.

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Advance of the Rebels on the Potomac" &q... See More  

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672782

Joe DiMaggio photo....

Item #672782

March 22, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, March 22, 1936



* Rare spring training photo in St. Petersburg, Florida

* Joe DiMaggio - New York Yankees - MLB baseball

* 1st year (rookie) before major league debut in May




The top of the front page of this section has a four column photo showing Joe DiMaggio batting at Spring training in St. Petersburg, Florida. This was very early in his care... See More  

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672612

Hurricane Andrew hits Miami, Florida...

Item #672612

August 25, 1992

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 25, 1992



* Hurricane Andrew hits Miami, Florida

* Category 5 Atlantic Ocean storm disaster




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Hurricane Lashes Florida; 10 Killed, Damage in Billions" with subhead and related photo. Coverage continues inside with a few more photos.

Complete 1st section only with 30 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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672523

Filled with military content... The Seminole Indian War...

Item #672523

March 15, 1838

ARMY AND NAVY CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., March 15, 1838  As the title might suggest, filled with various military content.

Within are several letters signed by: I. Chauncey from the U.S. Navy. Some articles include: "Florida War" with the Seminole Indians; "Naval Architecture"  "Naval Gunnery" "Florida War" again; "From the Canada Frontier-... See More  

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$36.00
672105

Baseball... the technique of pitching...

Item #672105

May 11, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1895  The front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers captioned: "All Broke Up - the Only Cure For A Financial Spree."

Inside has a full page with 7 scenes of: "Sandy Hook Lightship--The Only Electric Lightship in the World"; a page on "Fort Snelling, Old and News" including 5 prints/photos of the Minnesota military s... See More  

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$73.00
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