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703509

See the displayable front page from the 18th century...

Item #703509

December 24, 1720

THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 24, 1720 



* Nice masthead engravings

* Early 18th century original




One of my favorite 18th century newspapers with the two nice engravings in the masthead, plus the very decorative first letter in the text (see). Various European reports.

Single sheet, about 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches in nice displayable condition.... See More  

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$38.00
702544

Convicts shipped off to America... Oglethorpe before founding Georgia...

Item #702544

March 13, 1728

THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, March 13, 1728 (1729 by today's calendar) 



* Early James Oglethorpe

* Convicts to America




Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific item noting: "Also the same day nine felons convicts, eight men and one woman, were brought from Oxford City to the Oxford-Arms at Holborn Bridge, and from thence carry'd down the river and put on board a shi... See More  

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$185.00
702379

A.B. Frost prints... Color Ivory Soap advertisment...

Item #702379

November 12, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1898  Full ftpg. by A.B. Frost shows a man having fallen off his bicycle. Doublepage centerfold: 'With our Troops in the Philippines--Before & After the Fall of Manila'. Halfpg: 'In & About Havana'. Displayable A.B. Frost hunting print: 'Rail Shooting' shows shooting a bird from a boat.  Also includes a full page... See More  

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701076

The (1775) Restraining bill, and reaction to it...

Item #701076

May 17, 1775

CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, May 17, 1775 



* Retraining Acts of 1775

* Colonial trade restrictions

* American Revolutionary War




The entire front page and part of page 2 are taken up with: "Lord Camden's Speech on the New England Fishery Bill".

Page 2 has a report headed: "Provisions in the Restraining Bill for the Provinces of New Jersey, Pennsylva... See More  

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697847

Publishing of Sir Isaac Newton's landmark work...

Item #697847

February 09, 1720

THE POST-BOY, London, February 9, 1720  A nice single sheet newspaper with two decorative engravings in the masthead.

The front page includes a brief yet significant notice that: "This Day is publish'd, Sir Isaac Newton's Opticks; or, a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections, and Colours of Light", which remains a landmark work in the history of science.

Oth... See More  

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697596

Federal Republic of Germany is born... Killer Howard Unruh - 2nd day report...

Item #697596

September 08, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sep. 8, 1949



* Federal Republic of Germany is born

* Howard Unruh mass murders - day 2 update




Page one has the 2-line, 2 column heading: "Germans Open Parliament, Demand End to Dismantling", which includes a photo captioned: "Karl Arnild elected president of the Upper House." Additional coverage of this historic event is continued on page 7. ... See More  

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697042

See the displayable front page from the 18th century...

Item #697042

March 10, 1725

THE POST-BOY, London, March 10, 1725



* Nice masthead engravings



One of my favorite 18th century newspapers with the two nice engravings in the masthead, plus the very decorative first letter in the text (see). Various European reports.

Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches, very nice, displayable condition.

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$33.00
695977

Review & premiere of "The Mummy (1999)", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #695977

May 07, 1999

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 7, 1999



* Best "The Mummy (1999)" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* American action fantasy film - Brendan Fraser




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Mummy" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area... See More  

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$78.00
693059

John Hart remains as colonial governor of Maryland.,,

Item #693059

February 08, 1715

THE POST BOY, London, England, Feb. 8, 1714-5 (1715 by today's calendar)  



* John Hart (colonial administrator)

* Royal Governor of Maryland

* Nice masthead engravings




The top of page 3 has: "The 4th of this instant February, his Majesty was graciously pleased (upon an humble petition of the Hon. Benedict-Leonard Calvert, Esq; the next Protestant heir to the Proprietorship o... See More  

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690881

Premiere of "Coal Miner's Daughter", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #690881

March 07, 1980

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 7, 1980



* Best "Coal Miner's Daughter" film advertisement

* Grand Opening day movie premiere & review

* Life of country music singer Loretta Lynn

* Sissy Spacek & Tommy Lee Jones




An issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Coal Miner's Daughter" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper ... See More  

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689722

John Montgomerie appointed governor of New York & New Jersey...

Item #689722

September 26, 1727

THE POST-BOY, London, Sept. 26, 1727 



* NY Governor John Montgomerie

* Rare & early 18th century issue

* Nice masthead engravings




The front page has a report from London noting: "His Majesty has been pleased to appoint John Montgomery [Montgomerie] Esq. to be Captain-General and Governor in chief of the Province of New York in America, and the territories depending thereon...... See More  

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689697

At a reduced price... Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #689697
THE POST-BOY, London A lot of 5 issues of this early title each having some disfigurement which causes them to be in "2nd rate" condition. Years are 1710-1719 (1), 1720-1729 (2), and 1730-39 (2). Offered at less than half price.

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$145.00
688870

Handsome, early, displayable newspaper from 1715...

Item #688870

June 09, 1715

THE POST BOY, London, June 9, 1715 



* Rare & early 18th century issue

* Nice masthead engravings




This is one of our favorite early newspapers as it is single sheet, small folio size, and has two great engravings in the masthead making it very nice for display (see images). The front page has various reports from throughout Europe while most of the back page is taken up with ads.

M... See More  

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687295

On the Battle of Bunker Hill... Washington named commander-in-chief.. So much more....

Item #687295

July 05, 1775

THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & THE NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, July 5, 1775 



* Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown

* Siege of Boston, Massachusetts

* George Washington named commander

* American Revolutionary War

* Terrific issue w/ many reports




Nice engraving in the masthead of a post boy on horseback.

The front page has a letter from an officer in General Gage's regiment heading for ... See More  

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687218

Tarring & feathering for villains...

Item #687218

February 11, 1774

CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, Feb. 11, 1774 



* Pre Revolutionary War

* Tarring and Feathering




The front page has a brief item: "We hear that the Hon. John Hancock, Esq., is appointed to deliver the ORATION in commemoration of the Bloody Tragedy on the 5th of March 1770." which was the Boston Massacre.

Page 2 begins with a report of a man being tarred & f... See More  

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687097

Eye-witness accounts of the Battles of Lexington & Concord...

Item #687097

May 24, 1775

THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & THE NEW-HAVEN POST-BOY, May 24, 1775  



* Battle of Lexington & Concord

* Eyewitnesses accounts (very rare)

* Revolutionary War beginning




I'm not sure one could want a more notable front page--all-consuming--than the content found on page one of this issue. It is entirely taken up with six very detailed eye-witness accounts of the historic Battle o... See More  

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685534

"The Godfather Part II" & "Young Frenkenstein" opening day movie advertisement...

Item #685534

December 15, 1974

DETROIT FREE PRESS, Dec. 15, 1974



* "Young Frankenstein" pre-opening day movie advertisement (4 days prior)

* American comedy horror film by director Mel Brooks

* Actors Gene Wilder & Peter Boyle

* The Godfather PART II - Francis Ford Coppola

* Poster-like pre-opening day advertisement (3 days prior)




Page 8-C has a 9 x 7 inch advertisement for the movie "YOUNG FRANKENS... See More  

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683557

New York harbor is frozen over: people are walking to Long Island...

Item #683557

April 30, 1728

THE POST BOY, London, April 30, 1728 



* Rare & decorative publication



Among the front page reports is one datelines at "New York, Jan. 29" noting that: "There has not been one vessel enter'd here for two weeks past...the river being frozen up for that great numbers of people have gone over upon the ice to Long Island."

It is uncommon to find such early ment... See More  

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683556

Noted colonial America governor is dead...

Item #683556

March 07, 1727

THE POST BOY, London, March 7, 1727 



* Francis Nicholson death

* Governor of multiple states




Among the back page reports is a brief item noting: "General Nicholson, late Governor of South Carolina, died on Tuesday about five in the afternoon, at his habitation on Old Bond Street."

Francis Nicholson was a notable figure in colonial America, having served as governor of ... See More  

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683546

Slaves being transported to Virginia or Maryland...

Item #683546

June 17, 1729

THE POST BOY, London, June 17, 1729  Among the front page reports is one noting: "The Grove snow, Capt. Ford, was met in the latitude of 25...from Antiqua, having 230 fine Negroes on board, and bound with them to Virginia or Maryland, having lost only 12 in their voyage."

A single sheet issue, 8 1/2 by 14 inches, two decorative engravings in the masthead, great condition.... See More  

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683528

Pennsylvania's governor... Avoiding the pirates...

Item #683528

May 10, 1726

THE POST BOY, London, May 10, 1726 



* Real Pirates of the Caribbean

* Rare, displayable publication




Among the news reports are two on the front page mentioning: "Last week Patrick Gordon, the new Governor of Pennsylvania, sailed from the Downs for his Government of that Province...". And then a letter from Barbadoes mentions in part: "...and on the 5th of February follow... See More  

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683380

Convicts shipped off to America...

Item #683380

May 23, 1728

THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, May 23, 1728 



* Convicts to American plantations



The front page is a terrific item noting: "The government are about contracting with the proper undertakes for transporting the felons, convicts, being about 80 in number, to his Majesty's Plantations in America."." Although it was known that convicts were occasionally shipped off to the Ame... See More  

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682627

Great letter on Dummer's War...

Item #682627

January 01, 1726

THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 30 to Jan. 1, 1725(6)



* Dummer's War - Northern New England

* Uncommon publication, nice for display




 This early title typically has little if any American content, but this issue is an exception, and a notable one at that.

The back page has a speech signed in type by William Dummer, the Lt. Governor of Massachusetts Bay. This speech is concerning events... See More  

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682626

A notable event in the history of religious freedom in America...

Item #682626

December 26, 1724

THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 26, 1724  



* Clergyman John Checkley trial

* Religious freedom in America




This early title typically has little if any American content, but this issue is an exception. The back page has: "By a letter from New-England we have advice that on the 10th of November last came on the trial of Mr. John Checkley before the Superior Judges, upon an appeal from a ... See More  

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682625

A new governor for North Carolina...

Item #682625

December 31, 1724

THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 31, 1724  



* Rare & early 18th century publication

* Nice masthead engravings

* Very early North Carolina




Although the reporting is mostly concerning England as well as the rest of Europe, page 2 has a brief item: "Sir Richard Everet is appointed Governor of North Carolina, in the room of Capt. Barrington."

Single sheet newspaper with two hand... See More  

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682602

A displayable 18th century newspaper...

Item #682602

October 02, 1716

THE POST BOY, London, Oct. 2, 1716 



* Rare title w/ nice masthead



One of the nicer mastheads of the 18th century as it features two handsome engravings (see). Various news reports from Europe. The back page is mostly filled with advertisements and notices.

Complete as a single sheet newspaper, measures 8 1/4 by 14 inches, very nice condition.... See More  

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682413

Nice item on Sir Christopher Wren...

Item #682413

September 08, 1716

THE POST BOY, Sept. 8, 1716 



* British architect Christopher Wren

* Rare publication w/ nice masthead




Near the top of the back page is a very significant item on the famous architect Sir Christopher Wren.

The report reads: "Christopher Wren, Esq., is removed from being Clerk of his Majesty's Works, and is succeeded by John Mercer Esq., formerly belonging to Mr. How's Offi... See More  

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681684

Black Dahlia - pre-release full page ad and review...

Item #681684

September 10, 2006

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 10, 2006  

 

* Poster-size ad for Black Dahlia with pre-release review

* Full-page ad for The Prestige



A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Black Dahlia" (with review) and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood ar... See More  

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679719

Death of the Queen's occultist, an itinerant quack...

Item #679719

May 26, 1715

THE POST BOY, London, May 26, 1715 



* Rare & early 18th century issue

* Nice masthead engravings




A handsome issue with the two nice, detailed engravings in the masthead. The back page has a brief item: "The same day, Sir William Read, his Majesty's Ocultist in Chief, died at Rochester; he was the most expert of all those of his profession." Wikisource calls Willi... See More  

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678975

Great fire department illustration... F.S. Church print on Thanksgiving...

Item #678975

November 30, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1872  The full front page is a dramatic print: "Boston--Into the Jaws of Death", a dramatic scene showing fireman battling a large fire.

Inside has 3 full pages of scenes of the Boston fire, plus a great doublepage centerfold showing: 'Bird's-eye View of Boston Showing the Burned District', being a great overview of the city. Also... See More  

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677071

The Chicago fire...

Item #677071

October 13, 1871

THE DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, Oct. 13, 1871  



* The great Chicago Fire

* Rare mention of the cow & lantern




The two middle columns on the front page are taken up with some nice, coverage of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, with heads: "Ruins Of Chicago" "A Storm of Rain" "The Conflagration at An End" "Eight Incendiaries Hanged&q... See More  

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670114

Lord Baltimore arrives at Philadelphia...

Item #670114

July 28, 1733

THE DAILY POST BOY, London, England, July 28, 1733 



* Early pest-control advertisement



The front page has reports datelined from Annapolis and Philadelphia, two items mentioning Lord Baltimore. Otherwise all news reports are European, with various ads on the back page.

Complete as a single sheet issue, 9 1/4 by 15 1/2 inches, a few stains, partial red tax stamp on the front page.... See More  

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670105

A handsome newspaper...

Item #670105

March 03, 1715

THE POST BOY, London, March 3, 1715 



* Rare & early 18th century issue

* Nice masthead engravings




One of the nicer mastheads of the early 18th century with two nice engravings in the masthead, one showing a post boy on horseback "trumpeting" the news.

The front page includes: "Tuesday last being the birthday of her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales, the court the... See More  

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670104

News from America in 1723...

Item #670104

October 08, 1723

THE POST-BOY, London, Oct. 8, 1723 



* Rare publication w/ nice masthead



A handsome single sheet newspaper as the masthead features two very ornate & detailed engravings.

The ftpg. has a bit of American news with a report of a fire in Boston, and noting: "...escaped by jumping out of the window; but two of his apprentices are among those unhappy persons that perish'd in the... See More  

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650061

Jewish Holocaust begins in 1933....

Item #650061

April 01, 1933

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, April 1, 1933



* Jewish boycott 

* Jews' shops  - windows w/ placards

* Beginning of the Holocaust



The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Boycott on Jews in Germany Limited to Day by Fascists" with subheads. (see) This was the first major German movement against the Jews which would only grow more severe a
... See More  

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649273

At a reduced price... Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649273
THE POST-BOY, London, 1710's (2nd-rate)  A lot of 5 issues of this early title with the great masthead containing two engravings. Lightly or heavily inked or other minor problem causing them to be a bit '2nd rate'. Offered at a considerable discount.

Item from Catalog 341 (released for April, 2024)

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$155.00
649264

Handsome display newspaper from the early 1700's...

Item #649264
THE POST-BOY, London, 1723-1726  A very nice single sheet newspaper featuring two handsome engravings in the masthead (see). Various news from Great Britain and the continent of Europe, plus a partial red tax stamp on the reverse. Measures 14 1/4 by 8 1/8 inches, nice condition and great for display.

Item from Catalog 341 (released for April, 2024)

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$48.00
649232

Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649232
THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's  A lot of five issues of this early & decorative title with a great masthead featuring two engravings. Offered at a substantial discount. Single sheet and in good condition.

Item from Catalog 342 (released for May, 2024)

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$198.00
616590

Early boxing...

Item #616590

October 21, 1789

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Oct. 21, 1789 



* Isaac Perrins vs. Tom Johnson

* English boxing championship




Page 3 has an article headed: "Boxing" concerning: "...the battle between Johnson and Perrins..." with some details (see).

Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.



wikipedia notes: Isaac Perrins was an Eng... See More  

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584885

Lou Gehrig honored... "The luckiest man..."

Item #584885

July 05, 1939

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, July 5, 1939



* Lou Gehrig day at Yankee Stadium

* New York Yankees




This 12 page newspaper has a one column heading on page 8: "Senators Divide Pair With Yankees; 61,808 See Frays"



This was Lou Gehrig day at Yankee Stadium in which he gave his famous "I am the luckiest man on the face of the earth..." speech. Unfortunately the only tex... See More  

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177847

Mark Twain's death... Special issue...

Item #177847

April 30, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 30, 1910  The prime content within this issue is the content related to the life and death of Mark Twain.  The front page has:  "Mark Twain: 1835-1910".  Several pages include text and prints related to his life and work (see images).  The issue also contains: "A Diana of Africa", The First LAdy On South Africa"... See More  

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177845

General Custer... Displayable prints...

Item #177845

June 18, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1910  The front page has the print, "In Honor of Custer". Inside has:  "Dignity and Impudence", Blazing a Trail for Motorists", From Grand Opera To Gilbert And Sullivan", "Beating the Monroe Doctrine", "The Schoolboy and the Aeroplane", and more.  However, perhaps the two most displayable print... See More  

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177844

James Montgomery Flagg print...

Aeroplane Flight... measuring the altitude...

Item #177844

January 15, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1910  This issue contains the wonderful double page centerfold print, "Better Than Sugar", by James Montgomery Flagg.  Another print of note is, "A Winter Cargo From Maine", by H.M. Brett.  Also included are: "The Most Important City Official In The World", "The Senatorial Hall Of Fame", by E.W. Kimbl... See More  

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177842

Indianapolis Motor Speedway... Orville & Wilbur Wright...

Item #177842

August 14, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 14, 1909  The prime content within this issue is the page 7 and 8 article with prints: "How the Wrights Made Good - The Story Of Their Successful Flight With A Passenger At Fort Myer, Virginia, Which Fulfilled The Government Test And Provided The Practical Value of The Aeroplane" (see). Of additional significance is the article (with prints) regar... See More  

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565303

Displayable newspaper very early in the 18th century...

Item #565303
THE POST BOY, London, England, 1711-1719  This newspaper ranks among the more displayable titles from the eighteenth century, and is very early as well. The masthead features two engravings in the corners, one of a mounted newsboy trumpeting the news, and the other of an angelic figure doing the same.

A single sheet newspaper containing various news reports from Europe with part of the back ... See More  

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559396

Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #559396
THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's  A lot of five issues of this early & decorative title with which great masthead featuring two engravings (see). Offered at a substantial discount. Single sheet and in good condition.

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$198.00
556216

Death of George M. Cohan...

Item #556216

November 06, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1942



* Death of song writer George M. Cohan



This 42 page newspaper has two line, one column headline on page 20: "GEORGE M. COHAN, 64, DIES AT HOME HERE," with subheads that include: "Original Yankee Doodle Boy Composed 'Over There' and 'It's a Grand Old Flag'" and more.

Also a nice pictorial of Cohan on the same page ... See More  

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177839

Early Flight...

Item #177839

October 22, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1910



This issue features a color cover. (see photos for details).The front page of this issue features a photo of Walter Wellman entitled "WELLMAN AND HIS AIR-SHIP", who attempted to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a airship.



A fullpage political cartoon by E.W. Kemble - "The Big Wind: 'I thought, Bill the you were with me"' ... See More  

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177838

The Lusitania....

Item #177838

September 28, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "Little Nippon Trusts Noble Ally Did Not Hurt His Honorable Toe" by W. A. Rogers. There are two illustrations, one of "The Husking Bee" by Harold Matthews Brett, and the other by James Montgomery Flagg called "Science." There is also a photo of "The ... See More  

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177836

Displayable issue... Early automobile...

Item #177836

September 03, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 3, 1910  The dblpg. centerfold is a print: "Late For Church" showing a family, in a car, rushing down the road. Many additional prints, news of the day, and period advertisements are present as well. The issue is complete but without the color cover, and is in good condition.



Note: The original color cover showing a man on horseback watchi... See More  

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