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670470

The "2nd" Boston Tea Party...

Item #670470

May 01, 1774

THE TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE, London, May, 1774  Formatted much like the 'Gentleman's Magazine" but a much less common title.

The most notable report is the historic reporting of the "2nd Boston Tea Party" which mentions: "...a number of persons entered the brig Fortune, Capt. Gorham, who arrived from London on the preceding day, and stove 28 and a half chests ... See More  

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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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663890

Latest news from America...

Item #663890

November 09, 1775

THE WEEKLY MAGAZINE OR EDINBURGH AMUSEMENT, Scotland, Nov. 9, 1775  Inside has an: "Extract of a Letter from a Clergyman in Maryland." which concerns the growing troubles between America & England, beginning: "Unhappy Britain! Unhappy America!...". Then: Address of the Delegates of Georgia...To the King" which notes near the beginning: "...In times like these... 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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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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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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647079

Colonists discuss altering the non-importation agreement...

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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...

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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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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).

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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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555811
Item #555811

July 13, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated July 13, 1940.

The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a young lady in a swimming suit, covering her head with a newspaper and is running down the beach as she has been caught in the rain. (see photo).



Within this issue are articles titled "Winston Churchill and His American Mother" and Orson Welles without Whiskers".

There a... See More  

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555810

Kate Smith...

Item #555810

June 08, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated June 8, 1940.

The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a young lady dressed in sailor fashion with a boat wheel. (see photo).



Within this issue is an article titled "The Olympic Games Live On". This is an article on why the war cannot kill their spirit, says a famous coach -- and looks ahead. Also in this issue is an article entitle

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555783
Item #555783

May 18, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, May 18, 1940  The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a little boy that just received a new gold front tooth (see photo).Within this issue is an article titled "Ballplayer Who Get Rich". This is an article on diamonds and gold! - an eyeopening look at something new in sportdom. This also features a photo of Dizzy Dean. Also, an article &... See More  

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555781

Dionne quints...

Item #555781

May 11, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated May 11, 1940.

The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a young lady picking daisies (see photo).



Within this issue is an article titled "What Does the Future Hold for the Quins?" which is about the Dionne quintuplets on their sixth birthday. Also included is "Horses Don't Win the Derby... along!" by jockey Charley Kurtsing

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555780

Baseball star Bob Feller...

Item #555780

August 24, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, August 24, 1940  The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a what appears to be the bombing of large city with Hitler's image in the background. (see photo). There is an article inside "Lighting in the Night - a Story of the Invasion of America".Within this issue is an article titled "Miracle Kid" which is about Bob Feller --... See More  

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555775

Branch Rickey...

Item #555775

June 01, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated June 1, 1940.

The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a young lady playing tennis (see photo).



Within this issue is an article titled "The Smartest Man In Baseball" which is about Branch Rickey.

There are numerous articles, stories and advertisements (some colored) of the day. This is a complete 68 page issue, in very nice conditi... See More  

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177507

Olympics in London....

Item #177507

August 15, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "'Which 'Opposition' Will You Have, Mr. Pulitzer?' "



This issue has photos of "Awarding the Olympic Prizes" which includes and photo of "Queen Alexandra presenting the Marathon Trophy to Hayes, the American Winner."
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