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August 17, 1809
BOSTON GAZETTE, Aug. 17, 1809
* Franz Joseph Haydn death
* Classical music composer
* Vienna, Austria
The top of the front page has: "A Proclamation" signed in type: James Madison, and also: "French Piracies" which takes an entire column. On page 2, under the "Deaths" is a small announcement "In Vienna, May 31st, Hayden, [Hadyn] the celebrated musi... See More
August 16, 1874
THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 16, 1874
* Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden
* Colorado - Rocky Mountains
* Surveying expedition
The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "Professor Hayden's Expedition" "A Delightful March Through the Heart of the Rocky Mountains" and more. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More
April 03, 1992
LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 3, 1992 (Calendar Section only)
*Beethoven Opening Day premiere & review
*Thunderheart Opening Day premiere & review
*Other popular movie advertisements
This issue shows a full-page movie premiere advertisement for "Beethoven" and "Thunderheart", both accompanied with reviews. Other popular movie advertisements include "The S... See More
November 09, 1940
NEW YORK POST, NY, Nov. 9, 1940
* Pre-release ad for Fantasia
* Premier Broadway Theater showing the following week
Page 5 has two overlaid photos with an extensive caption and a separate ad for the premier Broadway Theater showing of "Fantasia", Walt Disney's 4th feature length film in just 3 years, and the first to star Mickey Mouse. The film's score was all famous... See More
Item #680810THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1813
* Ludwig Van Beethoven
* George Frideric Handel
* Early 19th century music
Under: "Review of New Musical Publications" is: "Mary's Warning: an Arietta, composed with an Accompaniment for the Piano-forte, By Lewis [sic] van Beethoven." The review includes: "We are much pleased with this song. The vocal melo... See More
Death of composer George F. Handel... George Washington in the French & Indian War... Foldout maps...
Item #676690THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1759
* Death of Handel (music composer)
* Very early George Washington
Near the back is an inconspicuous yet very significant report on the death of famed composer George Frederick Handel.
Under the heading: "List of Deaths for the Year 1759" is an entry reading: "Geo. Fred. Handel, Esq; a great musician. He was born in Ger... See More
March 15, 1856
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 15, 1856 Taking most of the front page is a nice patriotically embellished portrait of the: "American Candidates For President And Vice-President", being "Millard Fillmore Of New York" for President, and "Andrew Jackson Donelson, Of Tennessee" for Vice-President.
Page 2 includes a brief textual sketch of "Millard F... See More
December 01, 1791
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1791 Presented inconspicuously among other death reports is a brief yet very notable report on the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, ending with a prophetic comment: " At Vienna, Wolfgang Mozart, the celebrated German composer. By his death the musical world will sustain an irreparable loss."
He died on December 5 ma... See More
Item #670362THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1784
* Early ballooning
* Montgolfier brothers
Inside contains a full page article with heading: "Success of a Journey by Way of Experiment in a Balloon" which happened at France (see), and this is followed by another article which begins: "No sooner was the extraordinary discovery of M. Montgolfier known here about a month ag... See More
February 08, 1976
THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, February 8, 1976
This issue has two feature articles which begin on the front page: "Kubrick: The Dazzle Minus the Razzle", which includes a photos, and "Hello, Handel! Barbra Waxes Classical", with inside photos. It's especially nice to have the latter in the newspaper from where Barbra Streisand gained her fame. See image... See More
Item #659630HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, November, 1868. The front page has the beginning of a multi-page article: "FISH-CULTURE IN AMERICA", which has considerable text and related illustrations in regards to the controlled raising and breeding of fish. A background history of Pisciculture is included.
Additional articles with associated prints include: "THE HANDEL FESTI... See More
June 03, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 3, 1883
* Classical piano players
* Beethovan, Bach, Mozart & more
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 16 has an article headed: "PIANO MUSIC" "Sketches Critical Estimates of Its Greatest Masters" and more with smaller subheads. (see) Text takes up 2 full columns.
This issue is no... See More
May 10, 1873
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York May 10, 1873 Full frontpage: "Oregon--The Modoc War--Schonchin and His Associate 'Bucks' Killed By An Exploding Shell In The Lava Beds." Inside are: fullpage has two halfpage illustration "Kentucky--The Tobacco Trade--Scenes In The Louisville Market." Another fullpage illustration is "New York City - The Great Musical Festiv... See More
March 01, 1785
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1785 Articles within include: "Notices of Handel" the famed composer; "Dr. Johnson at Cambridge" and a wealth of other British-themed articles. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which provides the latest news of the day, as well as: "Proceedings in the Present session of Parliament".
Included is o... See More
August 19, 1809
BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 19, 1809
* Franz Joseph Haydn death
* Classical music composer
* Vienna, Austria
Page 2, under the "Died" is a small announcement "At Vienna, May 31st, Hayden, [Hadyn] the celebrated musical composer, aged 76." (see)
Most of the front page is taken up with the continued: "Correspondence of the Late President Adams"
Four pages, sca... See More
August 24, 1937
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1937
* Hayden Planetarium
* "End of the World" show
* Henri Poincare
Page 20 has an editorial with the heading: "End Of The World" at the Hayden Planetarium. See images for text here.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, nice condition.
February 20, 1875
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 20, 1875 The front page of this issue features "The Proposed Niagara Bridge at Lewiston, N.Y." and an associated article. Inside the issue is: a text article "Flying Machines"; "Irrigation in Colorado - Letting Water Into a Sluice Way"; "Measuring Mountains"; "Cameron's Plenum and Vacuum Pump"; "H... See More
May 30, 1874
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, from New York, dated May 30, 1874 This issue features "The Connecticut Valley Flood" across the masthead. The full frontpage is: "The Flood In The Connecticut Valley" "Scene In Haydenville, Near The Brass Works Of Hayden, Gere & Co. At The Time The Flood Struck The Village." The tipped-in doublepage centerfold has six scenes: "The Great ... See More
January 03, 1941
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, January 3, 1941
* Mischa Levitzki death
* Russian Pianist composer
This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 19 that include: "MISCHA LEVITZKI NOTES PIANIST, DIES", "Known As Child Prodigy", "Composer, 42, Made His Debut Here in 1916 After Giving Many Recitals in Europe" and more with one column photo. Other news ... See More
May 01, 1935
THE ETUDE Music Magazine, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, dated May, 1935. This issue features a duo-tone color cover entitled "Beethoven".
This publication is filled with various types of musical advertisements and articles including "Music and America's Greatest Problem" which also includes a photo of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Also included are several piano so... See More
January 19, 1907
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1907
December 15, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 15, 1906 This issue is in two parts. Part 1 includes a front page illustration,"'Merry Christmas'" by W. B. King. There are many illustrations stories and poems including "The Night-Watchman's Christmas Eve" by Edwin B. Child; "The Sudden-Wealths Hold a Christmas-Morning Shooting-party at Castle Billions&quo... See More
April 08, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 8, 1905,... See More
Of particular interest is the quarter-page letter titled: "A Humane Word from Satan" which is prefaced with: "The following letter, signed by Satan and purporting to come from him, we have reason to believe was not written by him but by Mark Twain." Also included: front page illustration "A Shining Mark&quo New York.
March 11, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1905
October 18, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 18, 1902 Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, Robert M. La Follette; A Fuel to Supplant Coal; fullpage illustration "The President's Attempt to End the Coal Strike"; Darkest Siberia with photos; Types of Modern Portrait-Sculpture; Laying the Corner-Stone of the New York Custom House; fullpage illustrations Side-Lights of the Coal Famine;... See More
August 09, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1884 Front page print: "Lieutenant A. W. Greely". Full page with 4 scenes: "Pelham Park, New York". Two full pages on "The Rescue of the Greely Expedition".
A very nice fullpg. illus. of "The Bartholdi Statue of Liberty--Beginning the Work of Removal" of the scaffolding, showing half of it above the rooftops. 2... See More
July 02, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870 Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the upper half of a doublepage centerfold which shows an expansive view of a baseball game in progress, between the Brooklyn Atlantics and the Cincinnati Red Stockings. The caption reads: "Base Ball.--The Match Between the 'Red Stockings' and the 'Atlantics' " In this historic g... See More
April 25, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1857 Most of the front page is taken up with an article: 'The Mormons'. Inside contains several illustrations of Chinese entitled "Some Celestial Paradoxes". Several illustrations on: "A Ranger's Life In Nicaragua" and two on carrier pigeons. This is a volume one issue, with smaller illustrations than found in later iss... See More
January 23, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 23, 1892 Front full page illus. of "In a Public Dispensary - Treating Patients of La Grippe." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late Duke of Clarence and Avondale" and "The Late Cardinal Giovanni Simeoni."
Doublepage centerfold of "Battledoor and Shuttlecock at Tuxedo." Several pages of portraits pertainin... See More
May 20, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865 The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard".
Inside has a ful... See More
June 25, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1870 The front page is a great illustration of: 'Beethoven'. Within the issue is a nice full page illustration of 'Charles Dickens', and a page 2 editorial concerning the death of Charles Dickens. "The New Masonic Temple" article also includes a halfpage illustration "Laying the Corner-Stone of the New Masonic Temple in New Yor... See More
May 11, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 11, 1889. Not included are the two 4-page foldouts which are rarely present. Request a quote if wanted.
Front full pg. illus. of "The Centennial Celebration - President Harrison Landing at the Foot of Wall Street, Monday, April 29." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "President Harrison Reviewing the G. A. R. Parade in Front of Governor Green's Hous... See More
September 28, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 28, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Horace Greeley Delivering the Opening Oration' of the American Institute. Great fullpg: 'Hop Picking--A Western N.Y. Sept. Scene', halfpg: 'Registration at the South--Scene at Asheville, N.C.', 1/3 pg: 'The Sangerfest at Indianapolis'
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 14, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 14, 1899 Fullpg. with 4 photos: 'American Occupation of Havana'. Two full pgs. with 14 photos: 'Santiago Under American Rule'. Nice full pg: 'An Apache Raid--The Ride to the Rescue' shows a cavalry charge. Fullpg. photo of: 'Gen. Nelson Miles'. Quarter pg. photo of the Michigan Univ. football team
Other news and advertis... See More
February 27, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 27, 1892 The full front page is "Out in the Cold"; Inside the issue is a full page "How Jewelry is Made"; half page "The Armory for the Seventy-First Regiment N.G.S.N.Y"; full page "Rear view of the Pennsylvania Railroad Station, Broad Street, Philadelphia"; nice doublepage centerfold "Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, F... See More
March 19, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "The New Orleans Mardi Gras - The Rex Procession." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "One of the Large Iron Arches for the Machinery hall in Place." Full pg. illus. of "A Winter Night in Greenwich Village - Grove Street, New York City." Full pg. illus. of "At the Main Door of the House of Re... See More
October 03, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 3, 1874 Nice halfpg: 'Shooting Alligators on the Upper St. Johns, Florida'. Also halfpg: 'The Louisiana Outrages' includes a fullpg. print on this as well. The ftpg is "The First Gun - 1861 - 1874". 3/4 dbpgctrfd "Shakspeare Before the Justices, Charged with Poaching". Fullpg "Indecision".
Complete in sixteen pages.... See More
December 01, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 1, 1877 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Exhumed." Inside are three large illus. pertaining to "The Funeral of the Late Senator Morton." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Dissolution of the High Court of Justice." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "A Skirmish on the Road to Plevna - Circassian Cavalry in the Foreground."... See More
May 04, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1889 (excluding multi-panel supplement prints) This issue contains a great full ftpg: 'General Washington at the Close of the War'. Fullpg; 'the Washington Arch at 5th Ave. & Washington Square'. Halfpg: 'The Great Fire on the River Front Between 59th & 65th Streets'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The Morning of Inaugu... See More
December 05, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 5, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast: 'Now Gnaw Away' is politically-themed. Plus a fullpg. Nast shows Grant as the main person - "Upon What Meat Doth This Our Casesar Feed That He Hath Grows So Great?". 'Arctic Discovery' shows 12 scenes, including 6 of the explorers.
Complete in sixteen pages.
August 02, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1884 The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Key-Note of the Great Presidential Trial". Inside has a fullpg: "At the Mouth of the Columbia River" which includes a view of Astoria, Oregon. There is a terrific fullpg. print: "Buffalo Hunting" which shows 9 scenes. Also a full page: "The Rescue of the Su... See More
November 16, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 16, 1872 Full front page illus. of "Two Veteran French Statesmen-MM. Guizot and Theirs." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "It Never Rains But it Pours." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Superstition in France-Pilgrims to the Shrine of the Lady of Lourdes."
Doublepage centerfold by Nast entitled "Apollo Amusing the Gods." Full ... See More
April 03, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 3, 1880 Front full pg. illus. of "The Explosion in the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg - Scene in the Guard Room." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Preparing for Easter." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The 'Salvation Army'." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Rev. Robert L. Dashiell, D.D."
Dblpgctrfld. containing many illus. pertaini... See More
July 07, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1894 One-third pg: 'The Capitol at Olympia, Washington'. Two three-quarter pg. Remington illustrations showing the cavalry. A few photos of college baseball players.
April 06, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1889 Very nice full front page print: "Hunting Wild Turkey by Moonlight: Prints inside include: "The Late John Bright..."; a terrific doublepage centerfold by the famed Frederick Remington: "Cheyenne Scouts Patrolling the Big Timber of the North Canadian, Oklahoma"; "Robert T. Lincoln, U.S. Minister to England (and Abraham... See More
October 10, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 10, 1874 Full ftpg: 'The Louisiana Outrages' shows the men involved, plus other scenes. Fullpg: 'The Intl. Rifle Match' dblpgctrfld: 'A Wild Boar Hunt in Olden Time' fullpg: 'The Fall River Disaster' shows 3 scenes of the terrible fire.
Complete in sixteen pages.
November 23, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 23, 1872 Full front page Nast illus. entitled "The Insult Returned." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to horses including "Ruined, and Winter at the Door-An Episode of the Horse Plague" and "The Horse Bewitched." Full pg. illus. of "The Good Time Come."
Doublepage centerfold by Nast entitled "Clasping H... See More
December 14, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1889 Nice halfpg. shows: 'The Late Jefferson Davis' and a halfpg. of: 'Jefferson Davis' House at Beauvoir, Miss.'
Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Sketches Along the Line of the New Croton Aqueduct'. Fullpg: 'Sketches of a Transatlantic Voyage'.
Complete in twenty pages.
October 26, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 26, 1889 Front full pg. illus. of "Joseph Jefferson as Bob Acres in 'The Rivals'." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "Real Estate in New York."
Doublepage centerfold of "Selecting a Saddle Horse." 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Proposed New Republican Club House." Full pg. illus. of "Skermish ... See More
April 05, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Dramatic fullpg: 'Tenement Life in New York--Rag Pickers' Court, Mulberry St.' Nice dblpgctrfld: 'A Cabinet Meeting at the White House' includes Pres. Hayes. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Issuing Rations at the Sisseton Indian Agency, Dakota'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More
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