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669527

Surrender of Belgrade...

George Whitefield... Methodism... Hebrew customs...

Item #669527
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1739



* Historical Jewish and Christian content

* George Whitefield

* Surrender of Belgrade



One of the articles within is headed: "Continuation  of the dissertation begun in our Last Whether the Hebrews Borrow'd any Customs from the Heathens" which takes over 1 1/2 pages (see photos for portions). Another article ... See More  

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667837

Siege of Newport, Rhode Island...

Item #667837
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1778  The issue begins with: "Proceedings in Parliament, continued" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War, including letters from Lord Viscount Howe to Lord Germaine from New York signed by him in type, a few bits including: "...as the rebel army remain strongly posted at the north part of the island of New York & th... See More  

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666031

The slave ship Amistad...

Item #666031

May 02, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 2, 1840 



* African slaves

* La Amistad trial




Inside has a report from London concerning the slaves on board the ship Amistad (subject of a Stephen Spielberg movie of the same name) noting: "...the Glasgow Emancipation society...on behalf of the negroes who took possession of the Amistad & were subsequently carried to New London...to... See More  

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661064

George M. Cohan...

Beautiful print of a young woman with her horse...

Item #661064

November 15, 1924

LIBERTY magazine, New York, November 15, 1924.

 

* A young lady with her horse is on the cover

* Woodrow Wilson & George M. Cohan

* Multiple colored ads
(see photos)



The color cover of this issue has a very nice print of a young lady with her horse (see photos) which would be great for framing.  The inside has an article titled: "Twenty Years on Broadway and Years It Took... See More  

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659759

Address to the betrayed inhabitants of New York...

Item #659759

February 01, 1770

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1770 



* Ill treatment of New Yorkers by British Parliament

* Pre-American Revolutionary War tensions




Perhaps the most interesting feature is the full title/contents page which has a very intricately engraved view of the skyline of London at the time, making this very decorative.

Of great interest are 2 1/2 pages with a letter: "To the Betr... See More  

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657924

Ben Franklin creates a medal honoring the end of the Revolutionary War...

Item #657924
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1783  Near the beginning are 15 pages of: "Summary Proceedings in the Third Session of the Present Parliament" which include some discussions concerning America. Another article is concerning Yankee Doodle, or more particularly is information on the presumed author of the famous tune (questionable) who had recently died. It notes: "Your ... See More  

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657796

A "seditious" paper arouses anger in New York... Ancient Temple at Winterborn Abbey...

Item #657796
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1768  Among the items in this issue are: "Ancient Temple at Winterborn Abbey" which includes an illustration; "On the Different Positions of the Great Occipital Aperture in man and Diverse Animals"; and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day & which inclu... See More  

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656585

Two accounts of the Battle of Bunker Hill, and two of Washington being named commander-in-chief... Thanks to Patrick Henry...

Item #656585

July 07, 1775

THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 7, 1775 



* Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston

* George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief

* Very rare American Revolutionary War era publication




This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary W... See More  

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651082

Famous utterance of the 19th century: "Liberty and Union, now and for ever, one and inseparable!"

Item #651082

March 06, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1830  Daniel Webster was a leading American statesman during the nation's antebellum period. Webster's desire to see the Union preserved and conflict averted led him to search out compromises designed to stave off the sectionalism that threatened war between the North and South.

Webster's efforts to steer the nation away from civil ... See More  

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651050

America is not about to compromise with England...

Item #651050
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1778  Among the articles within are: "The Theory of Insulating Bodies Examined, & some of the Supposed Properties which Electricians have ascribed to Glass, proved by Experiments not to Exist" includes reference to Ben Franklin; "On the Worshiping of the Primitive Christians to the East", and more.

The most significant co... See More  

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649448

Venezuela strives for independence...

Item #649448

September 14, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 14, 1811  The first five pages are focused on the hoped-for independence of Venezuela, with: "A Declaration of Rights by the People of Venezuela" which includes: "Sovereignty of The People"  "Rights Of Man In Society" "Duties of Man In Society" and "Duties of the Social Body". This is followed by the:... See More  

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649134

Canton (Guangzhou), China...

Troubles in America... A colonial town plan print...

Item #649134
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1770  Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a fascinating article titled: "New Plan for an American Town" which takes over a full page and which includes an interesting and unusual print of it (see). A legend of the various parts of the town is included as well, including the "common land" the "public squa
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648731

Converting the Jews... Indiana joins the Union...

Item #648731

December 14, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 14, 1816  One of the more notable items in this issue is the back page item with a small heading: "The Jews" with the text including:

"...about $500,000 have been assessed on the public in one form or other for the last five yeas & expended---with what result? The conversion, real or supposed, of five Jews. This is at the rat... See More  

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647788

Letters by Dolly Madison... The new silver dollar...

Item #647788

December 17, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 17, 1836  The front page has a nice descriptive article on the new seated liberty silver dollar by Gobrecht, which will: "...soon make its appearance. The face of the coin represents a full length figure of Liberty seated on a rock with the classic emblem of the pileus or liberty cap surmounting a spear held in the left hand..." with ... See More  

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647759

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #647759

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  

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647079

Colonists discuss altering the non-importation agreement...

Item #647079
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1770  The reverse of the title page is filled with: "American Affairs" with reports from Jamaica, South Carolina, Boston, and New York. The report from Boston hints of the growing tensions between England and the colonies with: "...the Assembly at Boston...members refused to proceed to business while under the influence of the milit... See More  

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646267

Tarzan and the Lion Man - serialized story...

Item #646267

November 11, 1933

LIBERTY magazine, New York, Nov. 11, 1933  The color cover has a comic print of a young boy daydreaming of his sweetheart while scorching his pants instead of ironing them.

Inside has the first installment of a serialized story: "Tarzan and the Lion Man" by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Other articles: "The Real Reason for Lindy's Latest Flight" which includes a photo o

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646265

Hitler to be kind to Jews?... Olympic Forescast - Jesse Owens... Greta Garbo...

Item #646265

May 30, 1936

LIBERTY magazine, New York, May 30, 1936  The color cover is an illustration of Greta Garbo relating to inside article: "Why Garbo is Making Her Last Picture". Also in this issue: "Hitler Planning to be Kind to the Jews?" as mentioned on the cover, and "Olympic Forecast" which includes a photo Jesse Owens.

Complete in 64 pages, a bit irregular at the spine, 8 1/... See More  

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645237

Taking possession of Fort Illinois on the Mississippi...

Item #645237
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1765  Near the back is a brief report from the governor of the Philippine Islands plus another item which reads: "Letter from Mobile of the 10th of March last advise that Major Loftus was returned from taking possession of Fort Illinois & two other considerable posts on the river Mississippi where the Indians remained very quiet & des
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644253

Battle of Bunker Hill... The Gunpowder Incident...

Item #644253

July 01, 1775

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 1, 1775 



* Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown

* American Revolutionary War

* The gunpowder incident




The most significant content would be a fine account of the very historic Battle of Bunker Hill, being a letter datelined: "Watertown, June 22" and includes in part: "Before this reaches you, you will doubtless hear of the eng... See More  

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642805

Address of the governor of Massachusetts...

Item #642805
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1768 



* Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet



The prime feature is: "A Letter from the Earl of Shelburne to his Excellency Governor Barnard" of Massachusetts, which is followed by a piece prefaced with: "The General Assembly of Massachusetts Bay having treated the above letter with great freedom, Governor Bernard put an end to the Ses... See More  

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642684

First year of publication... 1st edition...

Item #642684
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1731 (first edition)  Perhaps the most interesting content is found near the back under "The Monthly Intelligencer" which includes among other news reports from throughout Europe: "Mordecai Jacob Devries, a Jew convicted the last sessions at the Old Bailey of forging a Bill of Exchange for 450 l. stood on the pillory facing the R.... See More  

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642654

Patriotic plea by John Dickinson... John Hancock & his troubles...

Item #642654
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1769  Contents include: "A New Voyage to the West Indies, Giving an Account of the various Nations that dwell near the great river Mississippi, ..." which is extremely descriptive of the western lands of America and the native American Indians in the area (see for portions) and taking over 4 pages; "...Letter from General Paoli to ... See More  

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642354

Ben Franklin creates a medal honoring the end of the Revolutionary War...

Item #642354
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1783  Near the beginning are 15 pages of: "Summary Proceedings in the Third Session of the Present Parliament" which include some discussions concerning America. Another article concerns the tune Yankee Doodle, particularly details on the presumed author of the famous tune (questionable) who had recently died. It notes: "Your readers, &a... See More  

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642290

Siege of Newport, Rhode Island... Map of Dominica...

Item #642290
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1778  The issue begins with: "Proceedings in Parliament, continued" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War, including letters from Lord Viscount Howe to Lord Germaine from New York signed by him in type, a few bits including: "...as the rebel army remain strongly posted at the north part of the island of New York & th... See More  

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642030

Louis XVI, with print of the guillotine...

Item #642030
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1793 



* King Louis XVI of France execution w/ print (historic)



This issue contains the: "Minutes of the Proceedings of the National Convention of France" which takes 4 pages with considerable detail on the trial of Louis XVI with a subhead: "The Final Judgment of Louis XVI" which has text which includes: "...Is Louis ... See More  

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638619

On Ben Franklin's will... Northwest coast of America...

Item #638619
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  August, 1790  Included is: "Remarks on the Slave Trade Occasioned by Bruce's Travels". Near the back is a brief bit  noting: "The common council at Paris paid to the illustrious Franklyn [Franklin]  tribute of homage, singular in its nature but due from a free & enlightened city to the memory of a man who gave libert... See More  

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638102

Famous utterance of the 19th century: "Liberty and Union, now and for ever, one and inseparable!"

Item #638102

March 06, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1830  Daniel Webster was a leading American statesman during the nation's antebellum period. Webster's desire to see the Union preserved and conflict averted led him to search out compromises designed to stave off the sectionalism that threatened war between the North and South.

Webster's efforts to steer the nation away from civil ... See More  

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629879

Genereal Paoli's speech in Corsica...

Item #629879
SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1790 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a: "General Paoli's Speech in the General Assembly of Corsica", the celebrated general from Corsica. This speech is prefaced in part: "General Paoli, whose public & private virtues...in favour of the liberty of Corsica, have merited... See More  

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617546

Final items regarding the Revolutionary War...

Item #617546
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1782  The issue begins with 8 pages of "Proceedings In Parliament", the first 3 of which have much concerning America with mention of an exchange of prisoners, Mr. Laurens, Ben Franklin, Lord Cornwallis, General Burgoyne, and more.

Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with the latest news reports of the day, including men... See More  

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615582

America is not about to compromise with England...

Item #615582
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1778  Among the articles within are: "The Theory of Insulating Bodies Examined, & some of the Supposed Properties which Electricians have ascribed to Glass, proved by Experiments not to Exist" includes reference to Ben Franklin; "On the Worshiping of the Primitive Christians to the East" , and more.

The most significant c... See More  

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593894

Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, & the girl who struck them out...

Item #593894

July 06, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, July 6, 1940 



* Jackie Mitchell strikes out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig



Near the back is an article: "Baseball and Ballyhoo" written by Joe Engel. The article features a photo of: "Jackie Mitchell, girl pitcher, after striking out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, shakes hands with the beaming Babe as Lou and Joe Engel look on." (see photos).

Complete in 66 p... See More  

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585699

Death of Zebulon Pike... New gold coins described...

Item #585699

August 09, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 9, 1834  Page 2 reports on "The new coinage..." describing the new gold coins being produced: "On the face the new coins will be readily distinguished by a head of  liberty, disencumbered of a cap. On the reverse the surplus motto "E pluribus unum", which for many years has occupied a portion of the disk above the eag... See More  

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570434

Tennis...

Item #570434

April 10, 1937

LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated April 10, 1937  The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a young lady in her dressing room (see photo).



There are colored advertisements for Camel Cigarettes, Beech-nut Gum and Lucky Strike Cigarettes. "If You Want to Play Tennis Right" is an article written by Helen Wills Moody.

There are numerous articles, stories and advertis

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557165

football...

Item #557165

November 04, 1933

LIBERTY magazine, from New York, dated November 4, 1933

   

* Hunk Anderson

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue is of a lady selecting Masquerade mask, one of which seems to be somewhat like her features (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



This issue contains an article entitled "Is Notre Dame's Hunk Anderson on the Spot?

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557158

Baseball...

Item #557158

September 30, 1933

LIBERTY magazine, from New York, dated September 30, 1933

   

* Baseball Pennants

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue is of young cowgirl with her laso (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



This issue contains an article entitled "How Pennants are Really Won - When Luck Steps In, Bang Goes Everything, Says a Famous Baseball

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557156

Golf...

Item #557156

September 16, 1933

LIBERTY magazine, from New York, dated September 16, 1933

   

* Johnny Goodman, golf

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue is of an astonished looking young lady on scales but she doesn't realized that her accompanying gentleman's bulldog is partially standing on the scales as well (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



This issue c

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557155
Item #557155

September 09, 1933

LIBERTY magazine, from New York, dated September 9, 1933

   

* Stalin's wife

* a Southpaw

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue is of young lady in a sailor-style outfit leaning on the boat wheel checking her make-up while a member of the crew is frantically trying to get her attention as the waives are lapping at the sides of the boat (see photos). The

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557153
Item #557153

September 02, 1933

LIBERTY magazine, from New York, dated September 2, 1933

   

* Prohibition article

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue is of a father and son selling their goods at the growers market (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



This issue contains an article entitled "Prohibition's Swan Song" which was written by Bernarr MacF

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557151

Baseball...

Item #557151

April 28, 1934

LIBERTY magazine, from New York, dated April 28, 1934

   

* John J McGraw, New York Giants manager

* Rudy Vallee

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue is of a young lady who [who looks likes she is longing for news] is talking to a postman, who is holding a letter behind his back (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



This issue co

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557124

Rudy Vallee...

Item #557124

April 14, 1934

LIBERTY magazine, from New York, dated April 14, 1934

   

* Rudy Vallee

* Henry Ford

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue is crafty-style picture of dog trying to stay dry by holding an umbrella (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



This issue contains an article entitled "The Private Life of Rudy Vallee" which includes

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557122

Rudy Vallee...

Item #557122

April 07, 1934

LIBERTY magazine, from New York, dated April 7, 1934

   

* Rudy Vallee

* Edgar Bouligny

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue is of a young lady trying on her new Easter bonnet (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



This issue contains an article entitled "Beginning the Private Life of Rudy Vallee" which includes several

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557114

Mathewson and Brown...

Item #557114

March 10, 1934

LIBERTY magazine, from New York, dated March 10, 1934

   

* Christy Mathewson and Mordecai Brown

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue is of a cowboy playing a squeeze-box around a young lady (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



This issue contains an article entitled "The Most Dramatic Ball Game Ever Played" by John J.

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557112

Mussolini... Helen Wills and Helen Jacobs...

Item #557112

February 03, 1934

LIBERTY magazine, from New York, dated February 3, 1934

   

* Mussolini

* Helen Wills and Helen Jacobs - tennis

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue is of a young lady on the floor, holding a recipe book, with an escaping lobster (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



This issue contains an article entitled "Can Balbo Unseat

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557111

Max Baer... Alice in Wonderland...

Item #557111

January 27, 1934

LIBERTY magazine, from New York, dated January 27, 1934

   

* Boxer Max Baer

* Alice in Wonderland review

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue is of a night watchman asleep on a stool with a cat sleeping in his lap with a mouse looking on and some peeking in the window (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



This issue contains an

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557033

Mayor LaGuardia...

Item #557033

January 20, 1934

LIBERTY magazine, from New York, dated January 20, 1934

   

* Mayor LaGuardia and cleaning of New York City

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue is of a lady reaching over a fence and hitting a little boy on the head with a broom as he has been caught with getting ready to smoke a tobacco pipe (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



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557032

Pop Warner Football...

Item #557032

January 13, 1934

LIBERTY magazine, from New York, dated January 13, 1934

   

* Glenn L (Pop) Warner

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue is of an older vehicle loaded with children setting outside of the Auto Show (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



This issue contains an article entitled "Football's Most Perfect Play - a Backward Look at

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555819
Item #555819

August 31, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated August 31, 1940.

The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a couple doing scene in a play rehearsal. (see photo).



Within this issue is an article titled "The Man Who Talked Himself Famous" which is the dramatic story of Gabriel Heatter's success in radioland.

There are numerous articles, stories and advertisements (some colored) of ... See More  

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555817

Golf...

Item #555817

July 27, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated July 27, 1940.

The color cover of this issue has an illustration of an older gentleman in a kilt running from his dropping crutches as there is a sign in the background of a rally to-night, free cigars. (see photo).



Within this issue is an article titled "Wild Golfers I Have Know" by Richards Vidmer. This features a photo of Dizzy Dean.



This

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555815
Item #555815

July 20, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated July 20, 1940.

The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a little girl that is crying because her puppy has taken her chocolate bar (see photo).



Within this issue is an article titled "Defenseless Alaska - the ramparts we don't watch".

There are numerous articles, stories and advertisements (some colored) of the day. This is a compl... See More  

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$25.00
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