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684947

A few neat illustrated advertisements...

Item #684947
NEW YORK EVENING POST, Aug. 14, 1815 



* Illustrated advertisements

* Early 19th century original



The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat and at least ten illustrated ship ads. The back page has an ad for a stagecoach.

Four pages, generally in nice condition.

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$25.00
684567

1793 Boston, Massachusetts...

Item #684567

June 26, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1793



* 18th century American title



Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements.

Pages 3 & 4 include 12 illustrated ship ads.

Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.

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$40.00
684369

Slave ads in this antebellum Louisiana newspaper...

Item #684369

November 30, 1850

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Nov. 30, 1850 



* Rare antebellum publication

* Runaway slaves & for sale ads

* From the deep South




Newspapers from the pre-Civil War South are rather difficult to find. Here is one from Louisiana.

Among the many inside page ads is one headed: "Slaves! Slaves! Slaves!" which notes in part: "The subscribers are prepared to receive, on c... See More  

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$38.00
684156

One of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century...

Item #684156

April 03, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 3, 1795 



* Nice masthead engraving - 18th century America

* Illustrated farms for sale advertisements




If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era.

Complete i... See More  

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$47.00
684072

Harper's Ferry Conspiracy... Prison and hanging of two conspirators...

Item #684072

December 31, 1859

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 31, 1959  The frontpage has a half page image of two John Brown's Raid (Harper's Ferry) conspirators, the caption which says: "Cook and Coppic escaped from their cell into the prison yard, the night previous to their execution". Additionally, page 6 has two articles: "COOK AND COPPIC ENDEAAVORING TO ESCAPE FROM THE JAI... See More  

Item from Catalog 313 (released for December, 2021)...

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$80.00
683451

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisements...

Item #683451

September 21, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 21, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title



The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 13 illustrated ship ads.

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little light staining, generally nice.... See More  

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$36.00
682265

A handsome, 18th century displayable newspaper...

Item #682265

April 21, 1794

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 21, 1794



* Nice 18th century American publication



A handsome issue for display given the decorative masthead and the wide, untrimmed margins. Various news reports of the day with a number of illustrated advertisements on the back page.

Four pages, a little irregular at the margins, generally very nice.... See More  

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$34.00
681885

Creator of Time, Fortune, Life and Sports Illustrated magazines dies..

Item #681885

March 01, 1967

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Michigan, March 1, 1967



* Henry R. Luce's death report

* Time, Fortune, Life, Sports Illustrated, and more




Page 18 has: "Many Praise Famed Career Of Henry Luce", with subheading: "President, Senators Express Regret on Publisher's Death". 



Other news of the day is found throughout. A few small binding holes along the spine, but othe... See More  

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$48.00
681514

Illustrated ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show...

Item #681514

May 07, 1885

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 7, 1885  Page 7 has a column-wide ad for: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show which includes a likeness of Buffalo Bill Cody.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 314 (released for January, 2022)...

Added to Catalog 314 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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$36.00
680928

The death of baseball great Ty Cobb...

Item #680928

July 20, 1961

THE DETROIT NEWS, July 20, 1961 



* Ty Cobb burial (1st report)

* Detroit Tigers

* Major league baseball MLB

* In a Detroit publication (rare)




The sport's section (page4-D) has a two column heading: "Cobb Laid to Rest" (see) Also a editorial headed: "Cobb 'Ran Wild' Under Jennings" And a 13 x 10 inch advertisement for Louisville Slugger showing a Illust... See More  

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$62.00
680922

Traveling in the United States...

Item #680922

April 10, 1852

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, April 10, 1852  Included are two pages of: "Traveling In the United States" which includes four prints including steam ship, sleighing, and railroad. Good text as well.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 314 (released for January, 2022)...

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$37.00
680847

Very early Charleston...

Item #680847

January 17, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 17, 1803  A volume I issue (number 7) of this famous title from the South. The front page begins with the "Prospectus" of the newspaper, focusing on its intent, purpose, and style of the newspaper. The back page has 16 illustrated ship advertisements.

Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, damp stain at the bottom, good condition... See More  

Item from Catalog 313 (released for December, 2021)...

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$34.00
680735

Illustrated ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West show...

Item #680735

October 02, 1885

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 2, 1885  Page 7 contains an advertisement for "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show which includes a nice print of him. Good text on those in the show, with special mention that the show: "...features the Renowned Sioux Chief, Sitting Bull..." with more.

Twelve pages, various browning, should be handled carefully.

Item from Catalog 313 (released for December, 2021)...

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$36.00
680731

Unusual tightrope walking print ad...

Item #680731

July 15, 1818

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, July 15, 1818  News of the day with many ads throughout. The most interesting content is a page 3 illustrated advertisement for "Mr. Vilallave" and his tightrope walking exhibition, which includes a print of him on the wire.

Four pages, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 313 (released for December, 2021)...

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$30.00
680699

Guiteau: President Garfield's assassin on trial...

Item #680699

December 03, 1881

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 3, 1881



* President James Garfield assassination

* Charles J. Guiteau on trial




The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner..."; ... See More  

Item from Catalog 313 (released for December, 2021)...

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$56.00
680693

Passover & the Jews... Early San Diego prints...

Item #680693

March 23, 1889

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 23, 1889 



* Judaica - Jewish Passover

* Gold Rush in Santa Clara County

* Views of San Diego in 1889



A fullpg. has 5 prints of: "Lower California. The New Gold Discoveries in Santa Clara Valley--Scenes & Incidents of the Rush to the Mines."

Another pg. has an article: "Unleavened Bread For The Passover" plus two ... See More  

Item from Catalog 313 (released for December, 2021)...

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$83.00
680682

Pennsylvania forest fires...

Item #680682

May 17, 1884

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 17, 1884  The front cover is entitled "Pennsylvania -- The Recent Forest Fires - Women, Near Ashland, Removing Fences to Arrest the Progress of the Flames" with an accompanying article inside. Inside the issue is: "New York City -- The Formal Opening of the New produce Exchange, May 6th..."; "Pennsylvania -- The ... See More  

Item from Catalog 313 (released for December, 2021)...

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$42.00
680670

Exploring Alaska...

Item #680670

November 15, 1889

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 15, 1889  The full ftpg. is a nice print: "The Exploration of Alaska...En Route to the Alseck River Region". Many prints inside including: "Recent Disastrous Collision at Sea Off Barnegat--Rescue of the Survivors by the Steamer Humboldt' "; much text and a two small prints on: "Our Alaska Expedition--Exploration of th... See More  

Item from Catalog 313 (released for December, 2021)...

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$48.00
680602

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisements...

Item #680602

August 28, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 28, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (2) Slaves advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 18 illustrated ship ads and 1 slavery related ad. One more is on page 3. (see)

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, minor foxing, generally very nice.... See More  

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$44.00
680552

Full page political cartoon on Ulysses S. Grant...

Item #680552

June 08, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, June 8, 1875  A folio size illustrated newspaper with the full front page being a political cartoon featuring U.S. Grant captioned: "The Third Term Will-O'-Wisp, And What Came Of It."

Unrelated prints on pages 4 and 5.

Eight pages, good condition.

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$28.00
680487

Seven issues with an illustrated slave ad on the front page...

Item #680487
(7) MEMPHIS DAILY AVALANCHE, Tennessee  A lot of 7 issues from 1859, each having a nice illustrated ad headed: "Valuable Plantation & Negroes...Forty-two Likely Negroes" with details. Each complete in 4 pages, cleanly loose at the spine, minor margin tears, generally good.

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$46.00
680420

Many neat front page illustrated advertisements...

Item #680420
NEW YORK EVENING POST, August, 1815  The front page is filled with advertisements, including an illustrated ad for a steam boat,  and at least ten illustrated ship ads.

Four pages, some scattered foxing, generally nice condition.

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680402

Cheyenne and Arapahoe Reservation... Memphis...

Item #680402

May 19, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 19, 1892 The front page features four photos of "Renegade Republican Candidates for the Democratic Presidential Nomination" with text.

A half-page: "Some of the Principal Features of Omaha" has several illustrations. A full page: "The 'Run' for the New Oklahoma in the Cheyenne and Arapohoe Reservation - Striking Scenes... See More  

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680390

Pennsylvania oil region...

Item #680390

January 17, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 17, 1885 



* Pennsylvania oil fields

* Texas Cowboys




The full front page shows: "The Roller-Skating Craze.--The Critical Moment in the Experience of an Amateur". Inside prints include: "World's Fair and Cotton Centennial Exposition at New Orleans..." "Pennsylvania - Scenes in the New Oil Region at and Around Phillips ... See More  

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$54.00
680382

Notice for INA, oldest stock insurance company in the United States...

Item #680382

June 14, 1793

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 14, 1793 



* Notice for INA, oldest stock insurance company in the United States



The bottom of the bkpg. has a notice: "The Members of the Insurance Company of North America..." with more. INA is the oldest stock insurance company in the U.S., founded in Phila. in 1792. It merged to form CIGNA in 1982. 

The ftpg. ... See More  

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680381

The Boston Fire of 1872...

Item #680381

November 23, 1872

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov.  23, 1872 



* The great Boston Fire prints

* One of most costly fires in U.S. history




The prime content is on the front page, three prints: "The Fire at Boston". Inside has a half page map: "Plan of Boston, Showing The Extent of the Fire." 

The Great Boston Fire of 1872 was Boston's largest fire and still one... See More  

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680307

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisement...

Item #680307

September 05, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 5, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (2) runaway slave advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 8 illustrated ship & two runaway slave ads.

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in nice condition.... See More  

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$44.00
680243

1793 Boston, Massachusetts...

Item #680243

February 26, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 26, 1794



* 18th century American title



Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements.

Page 4 includes 3 illustrated ship ads.

Complete as a 4 page issue, small piece torn away along the bottom margin of pages 3-4, generally very nice.

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680026

Decorative back page with 34 illustrated ship ads...

Item #680026

November 10, 1794

DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 10, 1794 



* 18th century shipping advertisements



The back page is decorated by 35 illustrated ship ads, with details.

Inside pages have various news reports of the day and more ads.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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$38.00
680018

The Centennial Exposition... Baseball...

Item #680018

May 20, 1876

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 20, 1876  Featured are several prints of the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, the ftpg. showing the "Great Corliss Engine" & an expansive doublepage centerfold of the: "Scene on the Grand Plaza...". More as well.

The back page has a nice print of a baseball player in uniform, in a "Base Ball Goods" adverti... See More  

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$39.00
679895

The first of two issues with this iconic Uncle Same print...

Item #679895

July 06, 1916

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 6, 1916 



* Uncle Sam "I Want You !"

* James Montgomery Flagg

* Iconic colored illustration




The front cover is one of the more iconic prints of the World War I era, being the famous James Montgomery Flagg print showing Uncle Sam in his "I want you!" pose. It's popularity caused it to be used in many recruiting posters of... See More  

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$735.00
679720

Georgetown, Colorado... Tacoma, Washington Territory...

Item #679720

May 05, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883  The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a mother at the Tombs jail; half page: "The Indian at Work--M... See More  

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$59.00
679251

The Oklahoma land boom...

Item #679251

April 04, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 4, 1885  The front page haws 4 prints with the caption: "Kansas - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - Scenes at the Boomers' Camp at Arkansas City" plus there is a related article on an inside page. Inside also have a one-third pg. print: "Indian Territory - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - General Hatch's U.S. Cavalry ... See More  

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$73.00
679173

Rare issue from Weaverville, California...

Item #679173

May 20, 1876

WEEKLY TRINITY JOURNAL, Weaverville, California, May 20, 1876  A rare issue from this Northern California town and uncommon to find from the 19th century. The Weekly Trinity Journal gives an inside peek to daily life 100 years after the founding of The United States of America. Quirky and fascinating headlines include: "A MIGHTY LIVELY RAT HUNT", "CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS" a... See More  

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$40.00
679024

King Kong, Chronicles of Narnia, Memoirs of a Geisha...

Item #679024

December 29, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 29, 2005 



* King Kong &Memoirs of a Geisha

* Full-page ads

* Chronicles of Narnia - large ad




Large ads from top 2005 movie hits found in the Calendar section. These illustrated advertisements include: "MUNICH", "MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA", "KING KONG", and "THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA". 

Also present is an advertisement... See More  

Item from Catalog 314 (released for January, 2022)...

Added to Catalog 314 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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$92.00
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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$75.00
678990

Rare & early print showing a San Francisco celebration upon California joining the Union...

Item #678990

January 25, 1851

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 25, 1851  The front page features a very nice print of the: "Procession at San Francisco in Celebration of the Admission of California Into the American Union" with a related article on the next page.

Complete in 16 pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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$67.00
678989

Early print of John Charles Fremont...

Item #678989

February 22, 1851

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 22, 1851  Among the many prints within is a one column wide back page print of: "Colonel Fremont" with a related article: "The Honourable John Charles Fremont" which takes a full column.

Complete in 16 pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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$45.00
678988

Consecrating a Jewish synagogue in London...

Item #678988

April 19, 1851

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 19, 1851  The front page shows; "Good Friday Cross Buns". Inside has a half page print: "Consecration of the Jewish Synagogue, St. Albans Place, St. James's" in London, with a related article. This is the Western Synagogue.

Other prints inside include: "The Great Exhibition Building in Hyde Park".

Complete in 16 pages... See More  

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$58.00
678951

General Sherman and his march thru Georgia...

Item #678951

January 21, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 21, 1865  



* General William T. Sherman print

* March to the sea - Georgia map




This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has American content on the Civil War.

Page 3 has over half a column of news from: "America" including war events. Another page is taken up with 2 prints of: "Winter Sketches From New ... See More  

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$38.00
678946

Completion of the Atlantic telegraph cable... Prints of Richmond after the surrender...

Item #678946

June 03, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 3, 1865  Inside has a half page print: "Completion of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable at Morden Wharf" with a related article.

Another full page is taken up with two prints headed: "The City of Richmond, Virginia, After Its Surrender" with a related article.

Item from Catalog 314 (released for January, 2022)...

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$29.00
678945

Yankee Army parades before President Johnson...

Item #678945

June 17, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 17, 1865  This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has a half page American Civil War-related print within: "Grand Review of the Army of  the Potomac Before President Johnson at Washington" with a related article on the back page.

Complete in 32 pages, very nice condition.

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$27.00
678808

Dramatic issue illustrating the Great Chicago Fire...

Item #678808

October 28, 1871

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, Oct. 28, 1871



* Great Chicago Fire of 1871



Much of the illustrative focus is on the Great Chicago Fire, including a full front page: "...The Terrified Populace in Front of the Briggs House...".

Inside has more with two half page prints; "The Great Fire at Chicago" and a great & dramatic doublepage centerfold: "...Panic-Stricken Ci... See More  

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$124.00
678576

Desirable baseball issue... Cricket... "A Tale of Two Cities"...

Item #678576

October 15, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 15, 1859



* Centerfold print of a baseball game in progress



Half of the double page centerfold is a terrific illustration of: 'A Base Ball Match at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken' showing a game in progress. A very displayable print, showing almost the entire field. The other half shows a cricket match.

The frontpage shows: 'A German Beer Garden i... See More  

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$185.00
678298

Terrific centerfold shows steam fire engines in 1865...

Item #678298

March 11, 1865

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, March 11, 1865  The prime print is the very nice doublepage centerfold captioned: "Our Volunteer Fire Department--A Series of Illustrations Representing the Various Steam Fire Engines Now Used in New York". This is an excellent print showing 24 steam fire engines (see). A terrific print for display for any collector of fire memorabilia. ... See More  

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$85.00
678297

Russian and Polish emigrants being vaccinated in New York (1881)...

Item #678297

May 14, 1881

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 14, 1881  The front cover has: "NEW YORK CITY - HEALTH OFFICERS VACCINATING RUSSIAN AND POLISH IMIGRANTS ON BOARD THE STEAMSHIP 'VICTORIA,' AT QUARANTINE...", which has a related article on page 6. Two inside pages have vignettes related to the progress of technical education. Additional interesting prints include: "New York City ... See More  

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$75.00
677855

Incorporating the city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts...

Item #677855

May 12, 1886

PITTSFIELD EVENING JOURNAL--SUPPLEMENT, Massachusetts, May 12, 1886 



* Creating the city charter 

* Pittsfield, MA charter




This is a significant "Supplement" issue for the city of Pittsfield, as most of the front page is taken up with:



"THE FULL TEXT" "Of The Proposed City Charter" "An Act to Incorporarte the City of Pittsfield" as the on... See More  

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$60.00
677780

Prisoners in the hold of a rebel ship...

Item #677780

November 22, 1862

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 22, 1862  The ftpg. shows: "Hon. Horatio Seymour, Governor-elect of New York". Inside has: "The Burial of Gen. Mitchel--Funeral Procession...Streets of Beaufort, S.C." "Camp of the Contrabands on the Banks of the Mississippi, Fort Pickering, Memphis", plus prints of 3 boats. Also a find doublepage centerfold: "An Angl... See More  

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$43.00
677609

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisements...

Item #677609

August 04, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 4, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (3) Slaves advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 13 illustrated ship ads and 3 slave related ads. (see)

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.... See More  

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$44.00
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