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Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial...


May 01, 1868

Item #692693    WILMINGTON JOURNAL, North Carolina, May 1, 1868  The front page includes: "Impeachment" "The Probable Verdict" "Great Pressure for Conviction" "The Result of Impeachment-...

Just a very handsome issue for display...


December 28, 1815

Item #695806    NEWE GAZETTE VAN BRUGGE, Belgium, Dec. 28, 1815  Sometimes it's nice just to be handsome to be collectible. This issue is not particularly early for a European title, nor am I aware of any historic con...

Front page reports of Indian attacks...


November 15, 1763

Item #700445    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 15, 1763  The top of the front page has a report from Sir Jeffery Amherst with a New  York dateline noting in part: "...very large body of Indians, supposed to...

Edmund Halley (23 years old)... Significant issue on the Popish Plot...


April 10, 1679

Item #702887   
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 10, 1679 
* Early mention of Edmund Halley (he was only 23 years old)
* Popish Plot (to kill King Charles II)  
The back page has not one but t
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$288.00

Death of actor Carroll O'Connor...


June 22, 2001

Item #702973    LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 22, 2001 The bottom half of the front page has a boxed report headed: "TV Icon Carroll O'Connor Dies" with subhead: "The Actor Played Lovable Bigot Archie Bunker for 1...

Death of famed actor Jack Lemmon...


June 29, 2001

Item #702975    LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 29, 2001  * Jack Lemmon death (1st report) * Hollywood Movie - film actor * "The Odd Couple" - Felix Ungar * "Grumpy Old Men" - Walter Matthau * Bes...

Death of famed actress Fay Wray...


August 10, 2004

Item #702977    LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 10, 2004 * Fay Wray death (1st report) * Hollywood movie actress * "King Kong" film fame * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the ftpg. has a small announceme...

Death of comedian/actor Richard Pryor...


June 11, 2005

Item #702978    LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 11, 2005  The bottom half of the ftpg. has a boxed section with: "Richard Pryor; a Groundbreaking, Anguished Comedian" as well as: "Eugene McCarthy; Candidacy Inspire...

Death of famed actor Marlon Brando...


July 03, 2004

Item #702979    LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 3, 2004  * Marlon Brando death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actor * "On The Waterfront" "The Godfather" * Best title to be had ? The top...
$110.00

Death of tabloid star Anna Nicole Smith...


February 09, 2007

Item #702980    LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 9, 2007  The bottom of the ftpg. has a boxed section headed: "Glitz, Scandal, Fame, Loss--And Death at 39", with some text & a small photo of Anna Nicole Smith. The ar...

Death of famed actor James Cagney...


March 31, 1986

Item #702981    LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 31, 1986 The top of the ftpg. has a boxed section on James Cagney with 4 photos, beneath which is a 2 column head: "James Cagney, Legend of Movies, Dies at 86" "Actor for...
$125.00

China Clipper trans-pacific airmail flight ends...


November 30, 1935

Item #703075    THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1935 * China Clipper airplane flight ends in success * 1st Trans-Pacific airmail commercial service The front page has one column headings that include: "CLIPPE...

Seattle Slew wins triple crown in 1977...


June 12, 1977

Item #703106    LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 12, 1977 * Seattle Slew wins the triple crown * Thoroughbred horse racing * Belmont Stakes The top of the front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "...

Arthur Ashe's death report - dies of AIDS...


February 07, 1993

Item #703107    LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 7, 1993 (2-sections) * Arthur Ashe's death report * dies of AIDS... * Only African-American to win both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open (at the time of his death) Both ...

Clarence Thomas confirmed to U.S. Supreme Court....


October 16, 1991

Item #703108    LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 16, 1991 * Clarence Thomas confirmation (1st report) * U.S. United States Supreme Court * Succeeds Thurgood Marshall The front page has a nice banner headline: "Thomas...
$100.00

Death of Marvin Gaye in a Los Angeles newspaper... Jerusalem attacked...


April 02, 1984

Item #703109    LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 2, 1984  * Marvin Gaye's death report * His father held as killer * Jerusalem is attacked by terrorists The middle of the front page has a two column head announc...

Death of IKE - Dwight D. Eisenhower...


March 29, 1969

Item #703115   
LOS ANGELES TIMES - PREVIEW EDITION, March 29, 1969 (Section 1) * Death of President Dwight D. Eisenhower - IKE * Multiple photos and several related articles The front page the dramatic: &q
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A trip to the Lycoming Valley in Pennsylvania, with a coal mine experience...


June 05, 1874

Item #703147    THE EVENING POST, Semi-Weekly, New York, June 5, 1874  The front page has nearly a full column taken up with: "THE LYCOMING VALLEY" "Ralston and Mount McIntire" "A List To A Coal M...

Yellowstone National Park - Bill passes... Quite historic!


February 29, 1872

Item #703235    THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 29, 1872  * Yellowstone becomes the 1st National Park (effective March 1st) * Set the stage for Sequoia, Yosemite, Mount Ranier, etc. * Challenged the Constitution re: gov...
$265.00

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concert ad... The American Western...


August 27, 1991

Item #703237    THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Aug. 27, 1991 * Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers full-page ad * Feature article on the American Western Page 87 has a full-page ad for Tom P...

Boston troubles... Gambling...

Item #703640    SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE FOR THE YEAR 1767, London. This is the "supplemental" issue published at the end of the year and having on the front page the table of contents and the title...

Article signed by Robert Fulton... Ratification of the Jay Treaty...

Item #703642    GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1796  Among the articles of interest within are the conclusion of: "On the Utility of Small Canals" signed in type by: Robert Fulton; "Inoculation...

Creating the Library of Congress... Captured & murdered by pirates near Haiti...


May 07, 1800

Item #703665    THOMS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 7, 1800  Page 2 has most of a column taken up with a report headed: "HORRID DETAIL  - Declaration of J. C. Anthony, late Captain of the Sch...

The first state-of-the-union address to be read to Congress in Washington...


December 11, 1800

Item #703666    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 11, 1800  Page 3 has the full text of President John Adams' state of the union address and is signed in type: JOHN ADAMS. This was the first ...
$168.00

Front page print shows Lincoln being assassinated...


April 29, 1865

Item #703670    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Apr. 29, 1865  * Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue This issue remains one of the most desired for this historic, tragic event, as it is one of t...
$1,125.00

Very lengthy on the sea monsters...


September 24, 1817

Item #703716    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 24, 1817  * Sea serpents - monsters The front page has an unusually lengthy article headed; "The Sea Monster" followed by another titled: "Sea Ser...

Davy Crockett Speech...

Item #703738    HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, April 1867  The prime feature is the nearly 7-page article: "DAVY CROCKETT'S ELECTIONEERING TOUR". Included is the entire speech Crockett gave on ...

Jewish soldiers of the Revolutionary War honored...


May 31, 1939

Item #703873    THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1939 * Jewish soldiers honored - Memorial Day celebration * First Shearith Israel Graveyard * George Washington's letter to the Touro Synagogue mentioned The top of...

Charles II offers a pardon in the Popish Plot investigation...


November 03, 1679

Item #703910    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 3, 1679  This issue has two items concerning the curious Popish Plot, the fabricated scheme accusing Catholics of plotting the assassination of King Charles II. Most of ...
$145.00

Seccession Bill passed...

Jewish refugee vessel, Exodus 1947, seized by British...


July 19, 1947

Item #703917    THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 19, 1947 * Exodus 1947 - Jewish refuge vessel boarded - 3 killed * Presidential Succession Act of 1947 The front page has: "3 Slain on Zionist Vessel As Refug...
$120.00

Incredible large color print (1867) - perfect for the beer connoisseur...


October 05, 1867

Item #703921    SUPPLEMENT TO THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 5, 1867  This is a terrific and quite rare full color print captioned: "Hop Picking" - a woodblock print in multiple color pressings. This...
$138.00

Kissinger - 1st Jewish American Secretary of State... Jim Croce 's death...


September 22, 1973

Item #703969    THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, September 22, 1973 * Kissinger - 1st Jewish-American & 1st Naturalized Citizen to become U.S. Secretary of State * Jim Croce dies in plane crash &n...
$175.00

Mention of Ben Franklin... Slave trade... Establishing a penal colony in Australia...

Item #704117    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1788  * Early chess - Benjamin Franklin mention * The slave trade * Penal Colony, Botany Bay, Australia Two pages have considerable detail regarding...
$135.00

Book on the trial of Quakers held at Philadelphia...


November 18, 1693

Item #704118   
ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Nov. 18, 1693 * Rare Salem witch trials advertisement * Very early and rare 17th century title This was a "gentleman's" newspaper very popula
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$350.00

Synagogues hold memorial services... Much on the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...


April 21, 1865

Item #704120    NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865  * Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services * Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral * Black mourning borders Perhaps the most noteworthy co...
$598.00

Abraham Lincoln the inventor - a buoying apparatus...


December 01, 1860

Item #704122    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN MAGAZINE, New York, December 1, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln as an inventor * Buoying vessels Page 4 has a great article headed: "The President Elect's Mode of Buoying V...
$160.00

Germantown (PA) school offers its buildings as the home for Congress... Washington responds...


November 27, 1793

Item #704136    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 27, 1793  * President George Washington * Germantown, Pennsylvania * Jean François Hamtramck The front page begins with an interesting: "Address o...

Alexander Hamilton, Anthony Wayne, John Jay, and Henry Knox...


December 11, 1793

Item #704138    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 11, 1793  Page 2 has a letter signed in type: Anthony Wayne concerning an encounter with the Indians. Some paragraphs begin: "It would appear that the savages mean to ...

Two Acts of Congress signed by Washington...


April 23, 1794

Item #704139    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 23, 1794  * President George Washington * United States Congress acts The front page has a full column taken up with two Acts of Congress, one for  creati...
$120.00

Edison invents the phonograph... Baseball science...


November 17, 1877

Item #704140   
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877  * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor * Early baseball science A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention
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$245.00

First Jewish-American appointed to a federal post...


June 11, 1801

Item #704141    THE UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1801  It is reported in a brief, inconspicuous report on page 2, but its significance is considerable. It was in 1801 when a significant stride in the re...
$1,235.00

Billy the Kid, Pat Garett, Virgil & Wyatt Earp, Frank Stilwell, Johnny Behan...


August 10, 1881

Item #704204    THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881  * Best Old West title to be had * Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any...
$2,450.00

The first full-fledged Broadway musical...


September 13, 1866

Item #704206    NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 12 & 13, 1866 (3-issue set) * "The Black Crook" opening premiere * Very first musical theatre performance of the first ever modern day musical! * Niblo's...
$850.00
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