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681217

Death by duel of naval hero Stephen Decatur...

Item #681217

March 25, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820  



* Stephen Decatur killed (1st report)

* United States Navy commodore

* Duel vs. James Barron




The ftpg. has an article with small head: "Melancholy Occurrence" which begins: "A duel was fought on Wednesday...between the victor of the Macedonian, Com. Decatur, and com. Barron who commanded the Chesapeake frigate...Th... See More  

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$32.00
680893

United States declaration of war upon Spain...

Item #680893

April 25, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 25, 1898



* United States declaration of war upon Spain

* Spanish-American War begins




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

Complete with 4... See More  

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$57.00
680202

1907 Great White Fleet voyage ends...

Item #680202

December 24, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 24, 1907



* Great White Fleet around the World journey

* United States Navy Battleships - Robley D. Evans




The front page has a nice banner headline: "BATTLESHIP FLEET AT PORT OF SPAIN" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile ... See More  

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679537

1906 Morral Affair... King of Spain...

Item #679537

May 31, 1906

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 31, 1906



* Morral affair - attempted regicide

* King Alfonso XIII of Spain

* Wedding day w/ Victoria Eugenie




The top of the front page has a two & three column headings: "BOMB HURLED AT ALFONSO" "KING OF SPAIN IS MARRIED IN MADRID" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp&quo... See More  

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679366

Valencia, Spain bombing in 1937....

Item #679366

May 29, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 29, 1937.



* Valencia, Spain bombing

* Spanish Civil War




The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "REBEL BOMBERS KILL 200 IN AIR RAID ON VALENCIA" with subhead and small map. (see)

Complete with 26 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.
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679001

Black troops...

Item #679001

May 28, 1898

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

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678998

Black soldiers in the Spanish-American War...

Item #678998

May 21, 1898

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

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678349

Rare title from the Philippine-American War...

Item #678349

July 05, 1899

THE MANILA TIMES, Philippine Islands, July 5, 1899  A very uncommon title, totally in English, from the Philippine-American War. Although the United States won the Philippines from Spain in the Spanish-American War, Philippine nationalists didn't want another colonial ruler, hence this war. 

This is from the first year of its existence. 

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, m... See More  

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678009

Nice map of Jamaica...

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

There is also another artic... See More  

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677966

1909 Tragic Week (Spain)...

Item #677966

July 29, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 29, 1909



* Tragic Week (Spain)

* Spanish Army - Anarchists

* Socialists - Republicans




The front page has a banner headline: "3000...KILLED" with subheads and related pictorial. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

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677812

Bullfighter Manolete killed in 1947....

Item #677812

August 30, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 30, 1947



* Manolete gored and killed - bullfighter

* Manual Laureano Rodriguez Sanchez

* Miura bull Islero - bullfighting




The top of page 7 has a two column heading: "Manolete, 30, Dies After Goring by Bull; All Spain Mourns Her Greatest Matador" with photo of Manolete. (see) First report coverage on the goring and death of Spain's most famous bullf... See More  

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676763

Full text of Washington's Proclamation regarding Spain...

Item #676763

August 24, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 20 and 24, 1796  A pair of issues: beginning on the front page of the Aug. 20 issue, carrying over to page 2, and concluding on pages 1 and 2 of the Aug. 24 issue is the complete text of the: "PROCLAMATION"  by the President for putting into effect a treaty with Spain. It is signed in script type at its conclusion: Geo. Washington.

This was one... See More  

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$110.00
676094

Death of Bing Crosby...

Item #676094

October 15, 1977

DAILY NEWS, New York, Oct. 15, 1977 



* Bing Crosby death

* American singer & actor




The bold headline announces: "BING CROSBY DIES AT 73" "Stricken After Golfing in Spain" with a photo of him. The news report is on page 3 with the centerfold having many photos of his life & movies (see).

Tabloid-size, complete in 40 pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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673780

Nice headline on the Spanish-American War...

Item #673780

April 09, 1898

NEW YORK JOURNAL, April 9, 1898  A nice issue from the Spanish-American War with a banner headline: "ONE QUICK, FIGHTING DASH BY SPAIN---BUT TOO LATE; WE ARE ALL READY AND SHALL FORESTALL HER" with various subheads.

The front page has a graphic bit concerning "Remember The Maine".

The complete first section (of 2) with pages 1-8, slightly irregular at the blank spine, ni... See More  

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672918

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

Item #672918

November 30, 1785

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

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672361

British evacuate New York City...

Item #672361
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1783 



* Loyalists escaping New York



Included is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace..." between England and Spain, signed at Versailles on Sept. 3, 1783. This treaty takes nearly 2 pages & was part of the process of creating the treaty which ended the Revolutionary War in America.

Also included under: "American Intelligence... See More  

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672331

Ships from 'New Spain' departed Havana...

Item #672331

March 07, 1669

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 7, 1669 



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



The front page has a report noting: "The New-Spain fleet arriving safely at St. Lucar has filled all people with joy, the publick as well as private persons having a great share in those ships; four of their numbers were left behind at Havana..." with a bit more.

Single s... See More  

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671967

Mention of Dr. Franklin...

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War...

Item #671967

April 01, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 1, 1778 



* Revolutionary War Tory original

* Rare Pro British issue from America




This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

The front page includes an Act relating to detaining pers... See More  

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671719

From London in 1721...

Item #671719
THE EVENING POST, London, Sept. 18, 1721 



* Rare 18th century publication



Various European news, with a page 2 report beginning: "The King of Spain hath established certain regulations, the better to prevent the Contagion which rages in France from spreading itself into his dominions..." with more on this.

One-third of page 3 is blank & has a red tax stamp. Half of the ba... See More  

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671717

1873 Third Carlist War..

Item #671717

August 07, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 7, 1873



* Third Carlist War

* Civil War in Spain

* Liberals - Republicans




Page 3 has many one column headings: "CHAOTIC SPAIN" "DISINTEGRATION" "Full Details of the Rising at Cartegena" "Battle of Alpens" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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671569

France '...excited the ruinous rebellion in America...'

Item #671569

August 23, 1782

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Aug. 23, 1782 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century original

* From The Enemy




Inside has a report noting in part: "The superior policy of the French cabinet has shewn itself in all the following instances: in exciting the ruinous rebellion in America; in watching for a proper opportunity to assist the rebels; in prevailing on Spain to join th... See More  

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669974

1873 Virginius surrenders to U.S. Navy...

Item #669974

December 18, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 18, 1873



* Virginius Affair - Ten Years' War

* Surrenders to United States Navy




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "SURRENDER" "The American Steamer Virginius Handed Over by Spain" "Bahia Honda's Famous Scene" "The Significant Ceremonies" "The Virginius In A Filthy Condition" and more. (see) Text tak... See More  

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669052

1797 Samuel Adams...

Item #669052

February 20, 1794

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 20, 1794 



* Proclamation signed in type by Sam Adams



Pages 1 and 2 contain an Act of the Mass. legislature as well as a document, both signed in type: Samuel Adams.

Page 2 has the latest report from Paris on the French Revolution, and page 3 has a report beginning: "A revolution is on foot in Louisiana. French inhabitan... See More  

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669021

Washington's letter about concerns with Spain... Sam Adams letter...

Item #669021

June 12, 1794

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 12, 1794 



* President George Washington

* Samuel Adams




A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue.

Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress in which is relays: "...the present state of certain hostile threats against the territories of Spain in our neighbourhood...", signed in type: G. Washington.... See More  

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668755

1874 Virginius Affair... diplomatic dispute...

Item #668755

January 06, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 6, 1874



* Virginius Affair dispute- Ten Years' War

* United States, United Kingdom and Spain




Page 3 has an article headed: "THE VIRGINIUS" "Message From The President" "Text of the Negotiations with Spain Regarding the Vessel" "and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 3 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12... See More  

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667950

British evacuate New York City...

Item #667950
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1783  Included is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace..." between England and Spain, signed at Versailles on Sept. 3, 1783. This treaty takes nearly 2 pages & was part of the process of creating the treaty which ended the Revolutionary War in America.

Also included under: "American Intelligence" is a letter from Sir Guy Carl... See More  

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667949

British evacuate New York City...

Item #667949
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1783  Included is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace..." between England and Spain, signed at Versailles on Sept. 3, 1783. This treaty takes nearly 2 pages & was part of the process of creating the treaty which ended the Revolutionary War in America.

Also included under: "American Intelligence" is a letter from Sir Guy Carl... See More  

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667390

Map of Veracruz & the castle of San Juan...

Item #667390
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1740  The prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map of Vera Cruz, Castle of San Juan, Port of New Spain titled: "A Plan of the City and Harbour of La Vera Cruz and the Castle of San Juan De Ulua, being the Key of Traffick and the Principal Port of New Spain", folding out to measure 6 1/4 by 7 1/2 inches, with hand-tinted highlight... See More  

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667199

Map of Havana, Cuba...

Item #667199
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  Although typically missing from most issues, this magazine still contains the full page plate titled: "Plan of the City and Harbour of Havanna" which also includes a key as to the various points of interest.

An article: "Weak State of the Island of Jamaica" but the map of Jamaica is lacking.

Near the back of the issue is... See More  

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666980

Treaty of Amiens...

Item #666980

May 25, 1802

BALANCE, & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 25, 1802  An inside page has: "Definitive Treaty" which is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace Between the French Republic, the King of Spain, and the Batavian Republic...and his Majesty the King of the United Kingdom..."

It consumes 2 pages & is signed in type: Bonaparte, Cornwallis & others. This was the Tr... See More  

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666979

Treaty of Amiens...

Item #666979

May 25, 1802

BALANCE, & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 25, 1802 



* Treaty of Amiens signed

* French Revolutionary Wars

* Joseph Bonaparte & Marquess Cornwallis




An inside page has: "Definitive Treaty" which is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace Between the French Republic, the King of Spain, and the Batavian Republic...and his Majesty the King of the United Kingdom... See More  

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666978

The Treaty of Amiens is a temporary lull in the French Revolutionary Wars...

Item #666978

May 18, 1802

BALANCE &COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 18, 1802 



* Treaty of Amiens signed

* French Revolutionary Wars

* Joseph Bonaparte & Marquess Cornwallis




Breaking news on page 7is headed: "PEACE! ! !" with the report reading: "We have received OFFICIAL INFORMATION that the DEFINITIVE TREATY WAS SIGNED AT AMIENS ON THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MARCH, by the Pl
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666967

Jefferson falling out of favor in Virginia...

Item #666967

April 06, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, April 6, 1802 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Losing popularity in Virginia ?




Over a full page is taken up with an interesting letter: "To my Fellow Citizens of Richmond" signed by: James Rind. It is prefaced with: "Mr. Jefferson is said to be losing his popularity in Virginia as fast as he acquired it, and the fo... See More  

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666257

Texas struggles for independence from Spain...

Item #666257

March 02, 1820

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 2, 1820  The ftpg. has an early letter datelines: "Republic of Texas, Fort Walker, Nov. 30th, 1819" with the letter detailing trouble there. Bits include: "...Our dangers, difficulties & troubles...have been great. Nacogdoches has fallen into the hands of our enemies...Frequent engagements take place between the two forces...I... See More  

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666255

Great map of the West Indies & America...

Item #666255
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1762 



* Very early Southern America map w/ West Indies



Certainly the prime feature of this early magazine is the terrific & very displayable foldout map titled: "An Accurate Map of the West Indies with the Adjacent Coast" as noted in the ornate cartouche. This map shows much of present-day Georgia & Florida to present-day... See More  

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666213

Nice map of Jamaica...

Item #666213
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  This magazine still has the full page plate of "A Map Of the Island of Jamaica" which shows much detail. This map measures 5 by 8 inches and has tiny binding holes above the top margin, not touching the map. There is also a report which relates to it titled: "Weak State of the Island of Jamaica".

There is also another art... See More  

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665511

Full text of Washington's Proclamation regarding Spain...

Item #665511

August 24, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 20 and 24, 1796 



* President George Washington

* Lengthy proclamation signed in script




A pair of issues: beginning on the ftpg. of the Aug. 20 issue, carrying over to pg. 2, and concluding on pages 1 and 2 of the Aug. 24 issue is the complete text of the: "PROCLAMATION"  by the President for putting into effect a treaty with Spain. It is ... See More  

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665138

Mexico's independence in 1821...

Item #665138

January 05, 1822

FARMERS' CABINET, Amherst, New Hampshire, Jan. 5, 1822 



* Mexican War of Independence ends w/ Spain



Page 2 has a very historic report announcing the independence of Mexico: "MEXICO INDEPENDENCE" with the report noting in part: "...the following article from a letter dated 'Mexico, Sept. 28, 1821. The general (Iturbide) entered this city yesterday at the head of 2,... See More  

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664849

Extremely rare 1665 Oxford Gazette... Account of deaths from the Great Plague...

Item #664849

January 18, 1666

THE OXFORD GAZETTE, London, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) 



* Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had



This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from Lo
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664690

Pirate troubles in the Caribbean...

Item #664690
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1738  There is an interesting article which takes over 2 pages and includes two pages of geometric & mathematical computations headed: "Of the Quantity of the Refraction of Light in the Moon's Atmosphere..." (see for portions).

Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Defense of the Quakers Plea against Ty
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$62.00
664681

Broadside “extra” from before the Civil War...

Item #664681

May 21, 1842

NEW YORK HERALD, EXTRA, May 21, 1842  A broadside "issue, being single sheet & printed on one side only.  The front page has at the top: “Arrival Of The Steamship Acadia”, plus an engraving of a steamship “15 Days Later From Europe”, bringing news from China & India, Algiers, Spain & France, and “Miscellaneous Items” as well.

Evenly t... See More  

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664277

Extremely rare 1665 Oxford Gazette...

Item #664277

January 18, 1665

THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar)



* One of the earliest & rarest of newspapers to be had



This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxfor
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$1,530.00
664269

New colony of Georgia... re: Franklin's lightning rod... Judaica...

Item #664269
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1756  Regarding America... There is an article near the front: "Account of American Affairs", which is continued from a previous issue & includes talk on "New Forts in America". There is also a detailed account of Oglethorpe's English colony at Georgia, now 22 yrs. old & still suffering from "want of inhabitan... See More  

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$160.00
663771

The origin of chess... Print of a comet...

Item #663771
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1742  One of the articles within is titled: "The Origin of the Game of Chess from the French of M. Frevet" which includes nearly 2 pages and contains much detail (see photos for portions). The article begins: "In the beginning of the fifth century of the Christian era, there was in the Indies a very powerfull Prince..." an
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$78.00
663449

Act concerning high treason & piracy in America...

Item #663449

December 18, 1779

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 18, 1779  The ftpg. has a report of several Acts of Parliament receiving the Royal Assent by the King, one to: "...empower His Majesty to secure & detain persons charged with, or suspected of, the crime of High Treason committed in any of His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations in America, or on the High Seas, or the crime of Piracy."

The bal... See More  

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663336

Great map of the western hemisphere...

Item #663336
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1773 



* Captain James Cook

* North America map




Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map which accompanies the lengthy article: "Epitome of Lieut. Cooke's Voyage Round the World", showing most of North America, all of South America down to Cape Horn, and even portions of West Africa, Spain, France &am... See More  

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$325.00
662662

1939 Francoist Spain recongnized by U.S....

Item #662662

April 02, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1939



* Francoist Spain State - regime

* United States recognition

* Nationalist faction (Spanish Civil War)




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "REGIME OF FRANCO RECONGNIZED BY U.S.; EMBARGO IS LIFTED" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and a... See More  

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661782

The Louisiana Purchase Treaty is signed....

Item #661782

July 14, 1803

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, July 14, 1803 



* The Louisiana Purchase Treaty

* Signed by U.S. & France ministers




A page 3 report headed: "Official" reports: "The Executive has received official information, that a Treaty was signed on the 30th April, between the Ministers...of the United States and the Ministers...of the French Government; by which the United S
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$138.00
661558

One of the earliest Louisiana newspapers we have offered...

Item #661558

December 24, 1819

ORLEANS GAZETTE & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Dec. 24, 1819 



* Very rare & early publication



This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer. The front page has a lengthy obituary report and an article: "Adam Poe's Contest with Two Indians" plus many ads (some in French), which the back page has a report concerning Indians in an: ... See More  

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$230.00
660992

Foldout map of France... Canada content...

Item #660992
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1747 



* Foldout map of France



Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled in the cartouche: "FRANCE With Its Acquired Territories In Germany, and the Netherlands..." (see). This map shows considerable detail including a close-up view of the harbor & town of Toulon. The map also shows th
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$125.00
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