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680368

Announcement that the Constitution has been created...

Item #680368

September 18, 1787

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, September 18, 1787 



* First announcement that the Constitution of the United States has been finalized



* In regards to historic announcements in U.S. history, this is rivaled only by the announcement that the Declaration of Independence had been signed




A singularly historic newspaper. As collectors know the very first news... See More  

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$26,750.00
680677

Significant in Coca Cola history... The company is sold...

Item #680677

August 22, 1919

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, August 22, 1919 



* Coca Cola goes public - very historic!

* Asa Candler - best publication to be had (very rare)




This issue features as a banner headline one of the more historic moments in the history of the Coca-Cola Company, when Asa Chandler, the man who bought the original formula from founder John Pemberton and propelled the company to national p
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$6,750.00
666075

Battle of Chelsea Creek... Washington challenges Amherst...

Item #666075

June 30, 1775

THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg (with Supplement), Jun. 30, 1775 



* Rare colonial Virginia title

* Battle of Chelsea Creek - Massachusetts




This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War.

Most of the ftpg. is consumed with a report head... See More  

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$5,400.00
680789

The very historic Duche letter to General Washington... Battle of the Kegs...

Item #680789

February 19, 1778

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 19, 1778 



* Jacob Duché - 1st chaplain to the Continental Congress

* Famous letter to General George Washington

* American Revolutionary War




A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the ot... See More  

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$1,225.00
674868

Spindletop: birth of the modern petroleum industry...

Item #674868

January 13, 1901

HOUSTON DAILY POST, Texas, Jan. 13, 1901 



If ever there was a newspaper which heralded the birth of the oil industry in America, this is it.



Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coinci... See More  

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$745.00
680364

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War... On Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga...

Item #680364

March 07, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, March 7, 1778 



* Surrender of general Burgoyne

* Battles of Saratoga - New York




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.

Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a: "...letter from Vice Admiral Lord Vi... See More  

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$680.00
678003

Terrific & rare map of the Philadelphia vicinity... Battle of Trenton...

Item #678003
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1777



* The Battle of Trenton, New Jersey

* Great Revolutionary War map of Philadelphia




Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent, by N. Scull & G. Heap" which shows the street grid of Philadelphia plus the various towns, roads, streams & rivers in the ... See More  

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$565.00
680362

Nice reports concerning events near the end of the Revolutionary War...

Item #680362

December 19, 1782

THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Dec. 19, 1782 



* Closing events in the Revolutionary War



A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other.

Page 2 has a report from London noting in part: "Governor Franklin, who lately arri... See More  

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$485.00
680363

Jews are banished from Vienna, Austria...

Item #680363

July 28, 1670

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 28, 1670 



* Jews are expelled from Vienna (Austria)

* The synagogue has been removed!

* Extremely rare reporting

* Only the 5th year of L.G.'s publication




The top of the front page has a report from Vienna noting: "The Jews have offered great sums of money to the Emperor to dispence with his order for their banishment, or at least to give le... See More  

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$465.00
680365

The great Philadelphia State House print...

Item #680365
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1752 



* Pennsylvania State House

* Philadelphia PA print

* Independence Hall




Despite the 48 pages of text within this issue the prime content is certainly the full page plate captioned: "A View of the State House in Philadelphia" which would later be known as Independence Hall.

This is a print of this famous building 24 years bef... See More  

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$415.00
670170

By America's first newspaper publisher...

Item #670170

February 20, 1679

THE PROTESTANT (DOMESTICK) INTELLIGENCE, OR NEWS BOTH FROM CITY AND COUNTRY, London, England, February 15, 1681 



* Rare 17th century periodical



Here is a rare opportunity to purchase a newspaper by Benjamin Harris. Harris was the first newspaper publisher in the colonies, having published "Public Occurrences Both Foreign & Domestick" in Boston in 1690. It lasted for only o... See More  

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$390.00
678034

Map of Hudson River region... Franklin on exchange of prisoners...

Item #678034
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1778 



* Rare Revolutionary War New York map

* Benjamin Franklin letter

* Ethan Allen




Of great significance is the very nice foldout map headed: "Map of Hudson's River with the Adjacent Country", which shows from Crown Point & Ticonderoga, south to Philadelphia, & also from Long Island to Lake Ontario with considerable de... See More  

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$385.00
642551

One of the earliest 17th century newspapers you will find...

Item #642551

September 10, 1639

GAZETTE, Paris, France, Sept. 10, 1639  (date is in the imprint at the bottom of the back page).



* Earliest of newspapers to be had



This extremely early newspaper is filled with news reports with datelines from throughout Europe, including Rome, Frankfort, Cologne & elsewhere. There are no advertisements.

This was the very first regular newspaper published in France, started in 163... See More  

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$380.00
677978

Map of South Pole plus much on the Revolutionary War...

Item #677978
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1776 



* American Revolutionary War

* Original South Pole map




This is a fine issue from this significant year of the Revolutionary War, with much war-related content.

Included are two pages on an: "Act for Prohibiting all Trade with America" which is followed by an: "Act of Massachusetts Bay for Fitting out Armed V
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$365.00
668689

Advertisement on the Salem witch trials...

Item #668689

February 07, 1693

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 7, 1693 



* Rare Salem witch trials book advertisement

* Very early and rare 17th century title




The back page has an advertisement  for the book: "The Second Edition of the late TRYALS of several WITCHES in New-England. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour."

This is the only periodical (similar... See More  

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$345.00
680755

Creating the state of Israel...

Item #680755

May 16, 1948

NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1948



* State of Israel is established

* Israel is recognized by the United States

* Skirmishing between Arabs & Jews continue




The front page features a 5 column, 3 line head: "Arab Armies Invade Palestine; Reach Gaza, Bomb Tel Aviv Again; U.S. Considers Lifting Arms Ban" with related subheads including: "Attack Concerted" "4-Front Blow S... See More  

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$330.00
680658

Significant & rare Judaica print... Burgoyne in Parliament to answer for Saratoga...

Item #680658
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, May, 1778  Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the very nice foldout engraving which is described on the contents page as: "An Inside View of the Jews Synagogue at Amsterdam, and of the Ceremony of sounding the Horn on New Year's Day".

This plate folds out to 8 1/4 by 8 3/4 inches, has minor foxing, and a library stamp in a ... See More  

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$320.00
675725

Creating the West Point Military Academy...

Item #675725

April 10, 1802

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 10, 1802 



* United States Military Academy established

* West Point, Orange County, New York




Over half of the front page is taken up with the historic printing of: "An Act Fixing the Military Peace Establishment of the United States" which is signed in script type by the President: Th. Jefferson, and in block type by ... See More  

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$263.00
680133

Just the 32nd issue published...

Item #680133

March 05, 1665

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 5, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar)  



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



A very early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper. This is just the 32nd issue published.

The front page has a report concerning the ceremonies for the coronation of the King of Belgium, plus some treaty di... See More  

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$243.00
661817

Four century set of the London Gazette...

Item #661817

January 01, 1671

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England.  A collection of four issues of this--the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper--each one hundred years apart. Issues are dated 1671, 1771, 1871 and 1971.

Interestingly, the format of this title did not change much over the years save for the number of pages increasing with the years. The 4 issue collection comes in a custom-made 4 s... See More  

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$240.00
677219

A "Boomer" newspaper with a fascinating history...

Item #677219

May 27, 1886

OKLAHOMA WAR-CHIEF, Caldwell, Kansas, May 27, 1886



* Very rare Oklahoma Boomers publication



 An interesting newspaper with a fascinating history.

This newspaper was first published by the Oklahoma Boomer Movement to agitate for the opening of the unassigned lands in the Indian Territory to homesteading.

The paper was first published at Wichita, Kansas, in 1883, and after several moves... See More  

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$225.00
680763

Death of Adolph Hitler in a Nazi newspaper...

Item #680763

May 02, 1945

EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey, May 2, 1945 



* Adolph Hitler death

* Nazi Germany fallen apart

* In a German occupation issue (very rare)




This is a terrific newspaper, as this island in the English Channel was under Nazi control during WWII, and as such all the news reports were pro-Nazi although in English, given the residents were English speaking.

This issue carries a very brie... See More  

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$224.00
680826

Howard Hughes flies around the world...

Item #680826

July 10, 1938

Here is a rare opportunity to have the complete set of Howard Hughes' record setting flight around the World in the famous NEW YORK TIMES. You get all seven issues from the planned takeoff to the ticker tape parade afterwards. The dates are July 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16, 1938.

Each issue has front page headlines on this event with more on the insides as well. You can see most of the head... See More  

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$212.00
679025

Washington authorizes copper for the mint... To run for a 3rd term?

Item #679025

June 18, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 18, 1796  



* President George Washington

* (4) proclamations signed in script

* U.S. coinage - copper cent




The front page has 3 Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, plus part of a fourth Act which carries over to pg 2, also signed by Washington.

The very first, at the top of the front page, is: "An Ac... See More  

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$210.00
680562

One of the best display issues on the surrender of Germany...

Item #680562

May 08, 1945

THE CLEVELAND PRESS, Ohio, May 8, 1945 



* Germany Surrenders

* V-E day - Nazis quit

* Great for display




A large, bold banner head dominates the front page reading: "ALLIES PROCLAIM VICTORY IN EUROPE" with various related subheads as well. There is a huge red & blue "V" running from top to bottom of the ftpg. making this an exceedingly historic issue for display... See More  

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$210.00
680571

Best of the Stars & Stripes "Peace" editions...

Item #680571

August 14, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES--EXTRA, Southern France Edition, Aug. 14, 1945 



* Terrific issue for display

* Best publication to be had




Of the several editions of this newspaper--and there were many published at various locations in Europe & elsewhere--this is one of just two which reported the end of World War II on the 14th (other was the Paris edition). The other editions carried the re... See More  

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$200.00
677758

Rare Union occupation newspaper...

Item #677758

September 26, 1863

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Sept. 26, 1863 



* Rare Union occupation publication in the South



This newspaper was established in March of 1862 after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military reports and other items. It is also interesting that a Union newspape... See More  

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$190.00
630907

A newspaper created as a prop for a movie...

Item #630907

August 14, 1945

RECORD HERALD, no date nor city listed: a completely "generic" newspaper. This is an interesting movie-prop newspaper, a creation by the movie industry as it was a scene in a movie which obviously related to the end of World War II. We do not know in which movie this newspaper was a prop.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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$185.00
684705

A newspaper created as a prop for a movie...

Item #684705

August 14, 1945

RECORD HERALD, no date nor city listed: a completely "generic" newspaper. This is an interesting movie-prop newspaper, a creation by the movie industry as it was a scene in a movie which obviously related to the end of World War II. We do not know in which movie this newspaper was a prop.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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$185.00
679256

A detailed account of Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid", in a Confederate newspaper.....

Item #679256

October 18, 1864

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 18, 1864 



* John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader

* 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry

* From the capital of the Confederacy




This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a front page account with heads: "Mosby On the Grand Round" which begins: "Mosby is again... See More  

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$168.00
678384

Reporting the big event--the East and West have been joined...

Item #678384

May 11, 1869

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 11, 1869 



* Completing the Transcontinental railroad

* Last spike driven at Promontory Point




The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with this historic reporting of the completion of the transcontinental railroad which officially happened the day before.

The top of the first column has heads: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "The Official Announcement of I... See More  

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$162.00
679019

Four Acts of Congress signed by Washington & Adams...

Item #679019

May 21, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 21, 1796



* President George Washington

* John Adams - Acts of Congress




The front page contains not one or two, but four Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice Pres: John Adams. A very nice issue for display given these four Washington signatures on the front page.

Page 3 has a report refer... See More  

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$147.00
678398

Extensive collection on the 1912 Olympic Games... Jim Thorpe...

Item #678398

July 07, 1912

NEW YORK TIMES, a collection of eleven consecutive issues dating July 7 thru 17, 1912, each with front page and/or inside page reporting from the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden, with some fine coverage. This was the event at which Jim Thorpe distinguished himself, with various mentions of him in the coverage.

See the photos for more detail on each of the issues.

All eleven issues are co... See More  

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$147.00
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 which great masthead featuring two engravings. Offered at a substantial discount. Single sheet and in good condition.

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$145.00
667450

With the plate of the Juniata River...

Item #667450
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, August, 1788  This title has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, having begun in September, 1786 and lasting until December, 1792.

Among the various articles are: "A Description of the River Juniatta" "An Account of the Foundation of New Smyrna in Florida & a Remarkable Insurrection in that Settlement" "... See More  

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$138.00
680564

Early print of Wall Street on the front page...

Item #680564

June 23, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1866  The front page has a nice print captioned: "Wall Street, New York", a street scene bustling with pedestrians and activity. A great issue for any stock broker or person involved in the world of finance.

Inside prints include a full page of: "The Southern Methodist Bishops", two half page prints of: "Primary School for Free... See More  

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$136.00
649219

Our premier Civil War lot...

Item #649219
THE CIVIL WAR--a lot of the very best of all titles. Here is a group of ten issues of the famous New York Times and/or NY Tribune and/or NY Herald, much like those listed throughout our website, in good shape and all with front page war news.  These New York titles were well-known for their detailed Civil War reporting. An excellent way to obtain an intimate view of this critical and forma
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$132.00
675170

Sinking of the Lusitania...

Item #675170

May 10, 1915

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, May 10, 1915



* RMS Lusitania sinking (1st report)

* Cunard Line ocean liner




The front page headline of this bi-weekly newspaper announces: "GERMAN SUBMARINE SINKS VESSEL AND TAKES TOLL OF 1,198 LIVES" with subheads: "LUSITANIA ATTACKED AND SENT TO BOTTOM OF SEA WITHOUT WARNING" "Greatest Crime Yet Committed During Progress of ... See More  

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$128.00
680676

Stonewall Jackson resigned his command?

Item #680676

February 08, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Feb. 8, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title

* General Stonewall Jackson




Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside is an interesting one: "The Richmond Whig is pained to hear that Gen. Jackson ('Stone Wall... See More  

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$127.00
678588

Great issue on creation of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier...

Item #678588

November 11, 1921

THE BULLETIN, San Francisco, California, Nov. 11, 1921



* Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (1st report)

* Arlington cemetery - Armistice Day

* Terrific issue for display




 Although we have offered several newspapers on the beginning of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery, none have been as graphic and displayable as this issue.

The large and bold banner headline announces... See More  

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$125.00
649216

Post-Revolutionary War Boston...

Item #649216
(5)AN EARLY LOT - Five issues of the Columbian Centinel newspaper dating from 1794 to 1799. Each issue is in nice condition (not 2nd-rate). Increasingly rare from the 18th century. News of the day & period ads.  

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$120.00
676498

Philadelphia described... Discussion on the Jew Bill...

Item #676498
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1753 



* The Jew Bill in England

* Colonial Philadelphia description




Pages 1 through 4 are taken up with a fascinating article titled: "A Compleat View of the Controversy concerning the late Act in favour of the Jews". The subheads include: "Reasons for the Jews Bill and Answers" and "Objections to the Jews Bill and ... See More  

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$118.00
680558

A "red, white & blue" Fourth of July issue... an interesting curiosity...

Item #680558

July 04, 1890

WILLIAMSPORT REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, July 4, 1890 Printed at the top above the masthead: "FOURTH OF JULY EDITION"

This is the complete issue which in celebration of the 4th of July opted to replace the typical black ink with alternating pages of red and blue, meaning pages 1, 4, 5 & 8 are printed entirely in blue ink, while pages 2, 3, 6 & 7 are entirely in red ink, which alon... See More  

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$115.00
675978

Battle of Tippecanoe: lengthy & detailed account...

Item #675978

December 26, 1811

THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 26, 1811



* Battle of Tippecanoe

* William Henry Harrison




The prime content is the front page  report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, prefaced with: "...message from the President of the United States, enclosing governor Harrison's two letters...on the late engagement with the Indians on the Wabash..." with the complete text carrying ov... See More  

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$115.00
680603

Set of five different mastheads for the same title...

Item #680603

February 01, 1707

THE POST BOY, London  Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1707, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734. As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 with two engravings each, all differently slightly, and the last without any masthead engr... See More  

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$112.00
649234

Eighteenth century perspective from England...

Item #649234
(10) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of ten issues of this famous newspaper covering at least 5 decades from the 1700's.  All are in good condition.  A nice way to gain Britain's perspective of world affairs from the 18th century. The image shown is representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.

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$110.00
680860

A Winslow Homer Christmas print... Santa Claus...

Item #680860

January 02, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1869  The full front page is a nice print: "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" showing a full-figure Santa Claus carrying a Christmas tree. Inside is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Belles" showing a family in a sleigh.

Another full page has: 'Home for the Holidays" and other prints include: "The Chr... See More  

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$108.00
680689

George Washington Act of Congress...

Item #680689

July 27, 1796

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 27, 1796 



* President George Washington

* Lengthy Act of Congress




Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress concerning duties on carriages, which is signed in type: G. Washington, President of the United States.

Page 3 has reports from Savannah, Philadelphia, New York, Northampton, Portland, Newburyport, and Bo... See More  

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$103.00
637512

Civil War illustrations at a reduced price...

Item #637512
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY Civil War lot of five issues which we consider "2nd rate". Not what we sell as damaged, but not good enough to be listed as "good" with minor problems and small disfigurements (possible foxing, staining, close-trimming, separation at the spine, etc.), yet more than half off the regular price.  Great for research, classroom use, and still include man... See More  

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$99.00
680719

Nast Santa Claus centerfold...

Item #680719

December 26, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1863



* Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving



 The feature of this issue is the very displayable doublepage centerfold titled: "Christmas, 1863" which includes 6 vignettes by Thomas Nast, one showing Santa Claus with his bag over his back looking over two sleeping children. A very displayable print which measures about 16 by 21 inc... See More  

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$98.00
649218

The War of 1812...

Item #649218
(10) A lot of ten newspapers of a blend of various folio-size and non-folio-size newspapers (various titles), all containing news on The War of 1812. Average condition with mild wear and foxing; not damaged or 2nd rate. A great set of historic issues at a very reasonable price.

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$97.00
172572

Farragut enters the Mississippi... Fort Macon bombarded...

Item #172572

May 17, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 17, 1862  The full front page is an illustration of: "Rebels Outside Their Works at Yorktown Reconnoitering With Dark Lanterns" which was drawn by famed artist Winslow Homer.

Inside prints include a full page: "The Union Cavalry and Artillery Starting In Pursuit of the Rebels Up the Yorktown Turnpike"; a half page: "Charge of the Fi... See More  

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$96.00

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$49.00
680380

Terrific golf print for any golfer...

Item #680380

October 12, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895



* A.B. Frost golfer illustration

* Louis Pasteur death w/ print




This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme.

The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside... See More  

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$95.00

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$49.00
680721

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #680721

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 24, 1891  An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned; "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay". A portion o... See More  

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$93.00
675171

World War I ends...

Item #675171

November 11, 1918

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Nov. 11, 1918 



* First Armistice at Compeigne

* Forest of Compiegne, France

* World War I fighting ends




The Bold banner headline announces: "THE CRUEL WAR IS ENDED" with the lengthy subhead beginning: "Kaiser Abdicates and Leaves Immediately for Dutch Border..." and much more.

Eight pages, 5 small binding holes at the blank ... See More  

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$92.00
676904

On Washington retiring from public office...

Item #676904

January 14, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 14, 1797 



* President George Washington

* End of his illustrious career




The ftpg. has: "Summary of the Points of the Debates in Congress on the Answer to the President's Address" referring to Washington's last state-of-the-union address. It begins: "On one side, it was openly declared that they did not regret the President was goi... See More  

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$91.00
680720

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #680720

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891  An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned; "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay".

A portion of ... See More  

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$90.00
649238

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

Item #649238
A lot of seven "Old West" newspapers, each with a different title from California dating in the 1870's through 1890's. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a bargain price. A wealth of both news reports and ads of the day. Keep in mind, issues from this period can be fragile and must be handled with care.

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680374

Great Peshtigo Fire more tragic than the Chicago fire... Victoria Woodhull...

Item #680374

November 25, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871



* Peshtigo fire disaster

* Wisconsin forest

* Victoria Woodhull




The significant print is the very dramatic double page centerfold captioned: "Forest Fires In The West--The Burning of Peshtigo", Wisconsin. This fire, which occurred on the same day as the more famous Chicago Fire & consequently received much less press attention, was... See More  

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676541

Poem to Ben Franklin with lightning rod reference...

Item #676541
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1754 



* A poem to Benjamin Franklin

* Mention of his lightning rod




Near the back is a half page poem titled: "To Benjamin Franklin, Esq., of Philadelphia, on his Experiments and Discoveries in Electricity" which is dated from "Cooper River, S. Carolina, Sept. 20, 1753".

At the bottom of the poem are two footnotes, one... See More  

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$88.00
680644

Very early Mormon report...

Item #680644

September 08, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 8, 1832 



* Very early report on the Mormons

* Detailed 1830 census report




Within this issue is a rather brief article with a small head: "Mormonism", the full report reading: "Two preachers of this sect have lately visited Boston, and soon made 15 converts to their strange doctrines--some of whom are respectable persons--5 als... See More  

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674960

On their way to the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #674960

June 27, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1863 



* Confederates advancing upon Gettysburg for the historic battle



The front page has some nice & detailed reporting on the advance of the Confederates into the North, with first column heads including: "THE REBEL INVASION" "Carlisle Evacuated by Our Forces" "Probable Occupation of the Place by the Rebels" "The Main Reb... See More  

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680696

Dalton Gang & the Red Rock train robbery...

Item #680696

June 02, 1892

DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 2, 1892  The back page has an item headed: "A Train Looted By Robbers" "They Don't Hurt the Passengers But Entirely Empty the Safe" with the text noting: "...passenger train was held up last night be masked robbers at Red Rock in the Cherokee strip...The robbers entered the express car, broke open the safe & secured t... See More  

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680858

F.S. Chrurch Christmas bears print...

Item #680858

December 14, 1893

CHRISTMAS NUMBER - FRANK LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1893 The full front page is a nice print of: "A Christmas Visit to Grandma". Although there are many full page Christmas prints within, certainly the most notable would be the nice full page: "The Christmas Slide" by the famed artist Frank S. Church, showing his iconic bears sliding in the snow.

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680859

F.S. Church Christmas bears print...

Item #680859

December 14, 1893

CHRISTMAS NUMBER - FRANK LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1893 The full front page is a nice print of: "A Christmas Visit to Grandma". Although there are many full page Christmas prints within, certainly the most notable would be the nice full page: "The Christmas Slide" by the famed artist Frank S. Church, showing his iconic bears sliding in the snow.

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$84.00
680450

Battle of Corinth and so much more...

Item #680450

April 21, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 21, 1862 



* Siege of Corinth, Mississippi

* General P. G. T. Beauregard




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy.

The front page is filled with ads, and pg. 2 begins with an editorial which starts: "It is impossible to over-estimate the importance of the crisis on the Peninsula. On that theatre the fate of the first American Re... See More  

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677403

Three Acts of Congress signed by President Washington...

Item #677403

June 23, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, June 23, 1796  



* President George Washington



The back page is mostly taken up with three Acts of Congress, each one signed in type by the President: Go. Washington.

The most notable and the lengthiest--taking half of the page--is: "An Act to Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States".

Page 3 has a bit ... See More  

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680827

War news from this Confederate newspaper...

Item #680827

July 11, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, July 11, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



This was one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States of America" in their masthead.

Front page reports include: "From Gen. Lee's Army" "From Richmond - Operations in the Valley" "Later Yankee News" "Siege of Charleston&... See More  

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680701

Letter from Beauregard... Died at Gettysburg...

Item #680701

August 27, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, August 27, 1863 



* P. G. T. Beauregard letter

* re. Battle of Gettysburg

* From the Confederate capital




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city to which all war-related news would flow. In additional to many advertisements, the front page has: "From General Lee's Army & The Valley--Other Movements" &... See More  

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637510
Item #637510
(8) EARLY YEARS OF HARPER'S WEEKLY: Lot of 8 issues of this famous title from 1857-1859, all different dates from its first three years. Nice condition & with some illustrations. A nice wholesale lot at a good price.

Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.
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680685

Taylor's state-of-the-union address...

Item #680685

December 25, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1849 



* President Zachary Taylor

* State of the Union Address

* Best publication to be had ?




Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress" including several mention of "...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi..." which was Jefferson Davis, who would become the President of the Confederacy.

Much of pages 4 ... 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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649233

18th century Scotland...

Item #649233
(5) THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, late 1750's  A very early lot of five newspapers from Scotland, with news of the day.  A great period set at a considerable discount from the regular per-issue price. Nice condition.  The images shown are representative of the look and condition of those you will receive.  Actual dates vary in the later 1750's.... See More  

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675667

Terrific and very descriptive article on the Capitol...

Item #675667

March 20, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 20, 1867



* United States Capitol building



Page 7 has a very lengthy--nearly two columns--article headed: "Life In Washington" "The Capitol--It's Architecture & Decorations--The Rotunda Paintings--Miss Ream's Statues and Busts--The Passages and the Speaker's Room--Leutze's Fresco--Hall of Representatives".

The text begins... See More  

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678352

Calhoun's famous speech opposing the annexation of Mexico...

Item #678352

January 08, 1848

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 8, 1848



* John C. Calhoun speech

* Annexation of Mexico ?




When it comes to "famous utterances" of the 19th century, this issue has one.

Most of page 2 is taken up with: "Speech of Mr. Calhoun, of South Carolina, In the Senate of the United States, January 4, 1848." This is a very notable speech by Calhoun, many websit... See More  

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680406

Vilifying the Yankees...

Item #680406

January 26, 1863

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 26, 1863 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice single sheet issue (typical late in the war) with a full masthead, with front page reports headed: "The Yankees Across the Rappahannock" "Appointments In the Department" "The Nautical Jeffreys" "Our Military Resources with several subheads: "Latest News From the ... See More  

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680866

Yankee deserters escape... along Williamsburg Road...

Item #680866

January 19, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, , Virginia, Jan. 19, 1864  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "Tenure of Cabinet Officers--Report of the Committee on the Judiciary" "which takes most of the page. Also on the front page: "City Intelligence" "Confiscation of Yankee Goods" "Captain John Kennedy" and other smaller items.... See More  

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649235

Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

Item #649235
CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, 1809-1810  A lot of eight issues of the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.  Each with occasional foxing; otherwise nice.  Great to have from the heart of Thomas Jefferson's presidency.  The image shows the look and condition of the issues you will receive.  Actual dates vary within the specified time-frame.... See More  

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680039

Inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson...

Item #680039

January 21, 1965

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1965 



* Lyndon B. Johnson inauguration



The best title to be had for any presidential election or inauguration would be the famous Washington Post. The front page has a nice two line banner headline: "Johnson Takes Oath & Vows Drive For Great Society, World Without Hate" and a color photo of Chief Justice Earl Warren ad
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660493

Concerns about the pending Jay Treaty, with Washington's response...

Item #660493

August 31, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 31, 1795 



* George Washington address

* re. John Jay's Treaty




Page 2 has a letter from the people of Morris County, N.J. on their concerns about the Jay Treaty. Also a similar letter from the merchants of Phila. to the President followed by: "The President's Answer" signed in type: Geo. Washington.

Four pages, very handsome masthea... See More  

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680738

John F. Kennedy assassinated...

Item #680738

November 22, 1963

ORLANDO EVENING STAR, Florida, November 22, 1963 



* Terrific issue for display

* JFK John F. Kennedy assassination




Certainly to go down in history as one of the more memorable events of the 20th century, this newspaper has a bold banner headline proclaiming the tragedy: "PRESIDENT SLAIN" with the subhead reading: "Chief Executive Ambushed In Dallas Motorcade; Gov. Connal... See More  

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679758

Early woman's suffrage newspaper...

Item #679758

June 14, 1879

THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, June 14, 1879



* Rare publication

* Women's suffrage




Uncommon women's suffrage paper founded in 1870, produced by--among others--Lucy Stone, Alice Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Livermore. Published: "...to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal & political Equality, & especially to her right of Suffrage"... See More  

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680862

From Confederate North Carolina...

Item #680862

August 17, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 17, 1861 



* Rare Confederate publication



This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline.

Pages 2 & 3 have various Civil War reports including: "Order Of Battle Accompaniment to Gen. McDowell's Report" "The Sick & Wounded" "Difficulty o... See More  

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680864

Death of General Hood? Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #680864

September 24, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 24, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "From the Army of Northern Virginia" "From City Point--The Flag of Truce" and more. Perhaps the most interesting item is: "The Late Major General Hood" whic... See More  

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680590

The California Gold Rush...

Item #680590

December 02, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 1848  Page 3 has a report headed: "From California" which includes in part: "...fully confirms the most glowing accounts heretofore received in the States of the richness & extent of the gold region...the gold is found from the tops of the highest mountains to the bottom of the rivers..." with more. An early report on t... See More  

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680669

Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassinated...

Item #680669

February 15, 1936

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 15, 1936 



* Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassination

* St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame

* Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: " 'Machine Gun' McGurn Is Slain in Chicago; Linked to St. Valentine 'Massacre' of 1929".

McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the... See More  

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668223

Exploring & discovering New Mexico...

Item #668223

November 08, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 8, 1849 Page 3 has a full column of text headed: "New Mexico"  which is a very lengthy letter from Santa Fe.

The focus is on an expedition into the Navajo Indian territory which has some detail on interesting discoveries including what is now known as Montezuma's Castle, with reports that they thought they were ruins of the A
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665827

Early reports from the California Gold Rush...

Item #665827

December 19, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 19, 1848  The back page has some nice, early Gold Rush content with the top of a column headed: "From California" containing several reports, one noting: "...The attention of the whole population is entirely devoted to the gold region...Much sickness prevails & many die...but the truth is, they are so entirely absorbed by the m... See More  

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665218

Federal news from this temporary seat of government...

Item #665218

May 06, 1794

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & EVENING ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 6, 1794 



* Philadelphia as the nation's capital



Given that Phila. was the temporary capital of the United States while the District of Columbia was under construction, it is nice this issue has reports from Congress during this early year of the federal government.

Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margin, ve... See More  

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680561

Broadside "Extra" printed in blue ink for the 4th of July...

Item #680561

July 06, 1842

NEW YORK HERALD, EXTRA, July 6, 1842 A  broadside (single sheet printed on one side only) "Extra" with the content being mostly inconsequential with various European reports.

Very nice condition, 15 1/4 by 20 inches.

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680744

World War II in Europe is over...

Item #680744

May 09, 1945

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 9, 1945 



* World War II - WWII

* Germany surrenders

* European theatre ends




The two line bold, banner headline announces: "NAZIS SIGN NEW SURRENDER; PEACE RATIFIED IN BERLIN" with subheads and a color illustration showing Dwight Eisenhower with the ghosts of other American military heroes in the background. Related photos on the back page.

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665062

Preaching the Gospel in the frontiers...

Item #665062

February 05, 1795

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 5, 1795 



* Episcopal Church (United States)



This was the capital of the United States at the time. Pages 2 & 3 have an address: "To the Members of the Protestant episcopal Church in the United States of America" with: "An Act of the General Convention for supporting Missionaries to Preach the Gospel on the Frontiers of ... See More  

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677265

From Sam Houston, the day before his victory at San Jacinto...

Item #677265

May 20, 1836

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 20, 1836  



* Sam Houston - Texas Revolution



Page 3 has a report headed: "Texas" which includes a letter signed in type by: Sam. Houston dated at San Jacinto, April 20, the day before his famous victory over Santa Anna there.

He mentions in part: "...the army reached this point & was attacked...by the army of Santa Anna...he withdrew h... See More  

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680415

Dramatic headline announces the end of World War II...

Item #680415

August 14, 1945

PEORIA JOURNAL-TRANSCRIPT--EXTRA, Aug. 14, 1945 



* Japan Surrenders (early 1st report)

* Great issue for display

* World War II over




The large & bold banner headline announces: "PEACE ! " with another banner head: "Japanese Accept Big Four Terms" plus other related subheads. Also 3 photos of General Douglas MacArthur headed: " 'Doug' Will Dictate T... See More  

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680619

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #680619

March 03, 1798

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 3, 1798 



* Rare 18th century American publication



This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffer... See More  

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677517

Napoleon Bonaparte... "Extraordinary" issue concerning the XYZ Affair...

Item #677517

June 03, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, June 3, 1797 



* re. the XYZ Affair

* France relations

* Napoleon Bonaparte




The entire front page is taken up with reporting from the: "American Congress".

The back page has over a full column taken up with a report from the "Army of Italy" being a letter signed in type by: Buonaparte. Four more letters signed by him... See More  

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680376

Early on Botany Bay (Australia)...

Item #680376

July 27, 1790

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 27, 1790 



* Early Botany Bay - Australia voyage

* The life of Alessandro Stradella (composer)




The front page has much on the life and eventual fate of the great 17th century composer, Alessandro Stradella. The inside also has a mention of "Governor Phillip's Voyage to Botany Bay", which was a 21-volume contemporary account of the establ... See More  

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637509

Four issues from our nation's capital...

Item #637509
(4) A lot of 4 issues from Washington, D.C., all dated from the 1820's through 1850's - from four different titles.  They contain a wealth of both political and non-political news from the early period of our federal capital.  All are complete and in good condition. Some foxing & minimal wear, generally in nice condition.  The issues shown are representative of... See More  

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649236

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

Item #649236
NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866  A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More  

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677732

England and the U.S. formally exchange the ratified Jay Treaty...

Item #677732

October 31, 1795

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 31, 1795  



* The ratified Jay Treaty

* England & U.S. exchange




Page 3 has a report of the formal exchange of the recently ratified Jay Treaty by the two Secretaries of State.

Datelined at Downing St., it notes: "The Ratifications of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation between His Majesty and the United States of America, signed the ... See More  

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680054

Washington to be dictator of America for life?

Item #680054

July 07, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 7, 1789 



* President George Washington

* Dictator of American for Life ?




Page 4 has an: "Extract of a Letter From New York" which begins: "His Excellency General Washington, our new congressional President, and perhaps I might add Dictator of America for life, gave a very sumptuous entertainment on Thursday the 4th inst. on account of ... See More  

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676966

New Highland lighthouse on Cape Cod...

Item #676966

November 11, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 11, 1797 



* Highland Lighhouse

* North Truro, Massachusetts

* Cape Cod seashore




The top of page 3 has an announcement of the operation of a new light house on Cape Code, at Clay Ponds.

From research we believe this is the Highland Lighthouse, originally built in 1797 but was replaced in 1857. The text is very descriptive on how ships are to navigate i... See More  

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680445

General Washington...

Item #680445

July 06, 1790

CONCORD HERALD, & NEW HAMPSHIRE INTELLIGENCER, New Hampshire, July 6, 1790 



* President George Washington



On the front page under "Federal Congress" is the activity of the House of Representatives. The back page has a report about a "remarkable dwarf" who lived in New Jersey during the war and attracted "crowds of people", including Gen. Washington. Som... See More  

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678988

Consecrating a Jewish synagogue in London...

Item #678988

April 19, 1851

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 19, 1851  



* Rare Jewish synagogue illustration

* Western Synagogue, St. Albans Place, London

* Judaica - Jews




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... See More  

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678859

Scarce campaign newspaper supporting Coolidge for President...

Item #678859

October 01, 1924

CALIFORNIA REPUBLICAN, Los Angeles, October, 1924  This s a campaign newspaper supporting the Coolidge-Dawes ticket as Republican nominees for the 1924 presidential election. Such newspapers were always short-lived (this is volume 1, no. 14) and typically had limited distribution, making them quite scarce.

The front page features prints of both "Calvin Coolidge" and "Charles D... See More  

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676398

See the wealth of nice prints...

Item #676398

July 05, 1890

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 5, 1890  The full ftpg. has 2 prints regarding: "Coney Island Jockey Club--The Great Match Race Between Tenny and Salvator...".

Prints inside include: "The Swampers of the Lower Mississippi"; a full page on: "The Alaska Expedition"; a full pg: "...Yale-Princeton Contest for the College Baseball Championship&quo... See More  

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680782

The very first issue published...

Item #680782

March 06, 1881

DAKOTA COUNTY TRIBUNE, Farmington and Lakeville, Minnesota, March 6, 1881 



* Volume 1 Number 1 issue



This is the first issue published, the volume 1, number 1 issue as noted in the masthead. Gregory notes that only the Minnesota Historical Society has any issues of this title, and just a few from the 19th century.

Four pages, archivally repaired at the spine, archival strengthening at ... See More  

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679470

Trio on the death & funeral of Grover Cleveland...

Item #679470

June 24, 1908

FITCHBURG DAILY NEWS, Massachusetts, June 24-25-26, 1908 



* Grover Cleveland death - same day 1st report

* 22nd & 24th president of the United States




A trio of issues on the death & funeral of President Grover Cleveland, the only President to serve two non-consecutive terms in office.

The front page of June 24 has a same-day report of his death headed: "CLEVELAND IS DEAD ... See More  

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680705

Bank robbery, then robbers caught... Broadside...

Item #680705

September 04, 1878

THE ADVANCE, Red Wing, Minnesota, Sept. 4, 1878  Page 2 has: "Treaty With Indians" which begins: "Generals Howard, Wheaton, Sawhille...met Indian chiefs at Umatilla, Oregon & had a general pow-wow...". Also: "A Missouri Daytime Bank Robbery" which has much on a robbery in Concordia, Minnesota including: "...three men entered the bank...jumped over the co... See More  

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680692

First action of the Israeli Air Force...

Item #680692

May 21, 1948

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, May 21, 1948 



* Israeli Air Force (IAF) 1st used 

* Jewish - Jews - Judaica 

* Palestine - Arabs




The top of the front page has one column heads: "ARABS CONTINUE SWIFT ADVANCES IN WALLED AREA" "Arab Legion Claims Upper Hand in Battle". There is a smaller head: "The Jewish Air Force made its first strike, bombing Arab ... See More  

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680261

Assassination of Amwar Sadat, in the Washington Post...

Item #680261

October 07, 1981

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., Oct. 7, 1981



* Anwar Sadat assassination



The front page has a banner headline: "Sadat Assassinated at Military Show; Deputy Vows to Continue His Policies" with related subheads. 

Great to have this notable event in this famous title from the nation's capital.

The complete issue with all 4 sections a discretely & archival repaire... See More  

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680517

Early print of Sitka, Alaska...

Item #680517

December 01, 1855

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Dec. 1, 1855



* Rare Sitka, Alaska view illustration



 The front page has a nice print captioned: "Sitka, The Russian Possession on the North-West Coast of America". This is a very early newspaper print of this Alaska town, from 12 before America would purchase it from Russia.

Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds wi... See More  

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680072

Treaty of Velasco which ended the Texas War with Mexico...

Item #680072

August 20, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 20, 1836



* Treaty of Velasco

* General Santa Anna

* Texas Revolution ending




Inside has "Latest From Texas and Mexico" which includes a significant letter signed in type by: Antonio Lopez De Santa Ana in which he agrees to the treaty between Texas and Mexico, known as the Treaty of Velasco.

This is followed by the "Articles of the ... See More  

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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  

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680812

A review of Beethoven's new work, & critical of the waltz...

Item #680812
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1813



* Ludwig Van Beethoven



 Under: "Review of New Musical Publications" is: "Twelve Waltzes, for the Pianoforte, composed by L. Van Beethoven." The review includes: "...While we are recommending these pleasing compositions to our musical readers, let no one suppose that our commendation extends to the disgusting ... See More  

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677155

Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #677155

December 02, 1874

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Dec. 2, 1874  



* Wild Old West 

* Uncommon publication




From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Page 2 has a report concerning Navajo Indians reporting 3 of their tribe were killed by Mormons.

Four pag... See More  

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665587

Adams addresses Congress concerning troubles with France...

Item #665587

March 19, 1798

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, March 19, 1798 



* 18th century American publication



The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction.

The entire front page is taken up with advertisements including 9 illustrated ship ads. Page 3 has a lengthy message to Congress concerning the growi... 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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680681

Displayable issue for the outdoorsman...

Item #680681

February 29, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN--"Sportsman Number", New York, Feb. 29, 1908  See the photo for the great color cover featuring an outdoor sports theme. The front page is a photo of: "Mountaineering In the Himalayas". Much of the content within has a sporting theme.

Complete in 24 pages plus covers, minimal wear at the edges, nice condition.

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675721

Several items on the California Gold Rush of 1849...

Item #675721

April 25, 1849

DAILY HERALD, Newburyport, Massachusetts, April 25, 1849  This issue has many reports concerning the Gold Rush of 1849, with the front page beginning with a quite detailed letter which is prefaced with: "From Mexico" "...the following letter...who went out to California in command of a company of adventurers, taking the Mexican route...his narrative contains much interesting an... See More  

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172708

Destruction of Lawrence, Kansas...

Item #172708

September 05, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1863  The full front page shows: "Moseby's Guerrillas Destroying Sutlers' Train". Inside prints include a dramatic fullpg: "The Destruction of the City of Lawrence, Kansas and the Massacre of its Inhabitants by the Rebel Guerrillas"; a full page with 4 prints: "Morris Island Sketches"; a three-quarter page map s... See More  

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676980

Sam Adams and Thomas Jefferson...

Item #676980

July 15, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 15, 1795  Fully half of the front page is taken up with three Acts of  the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor, Samuel Adams.

The ftpg. also has lengthy letter concerning the Jay Treaty signed in type by: Thomas Jefferson.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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680690

The Chicago fire...

Item #680690

October 16, 1871

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 16, 1871 



* Great Chicago fire



The front page first column has nice heads on the Great Chicago Fire, including: "THE CITY OF CHICAGO" "A Quiet & Peaceful Sabbath Yesterday" "How the Citizens Observed the Day" "Rapid Growth of the Temporary Dwellings & Stores" "Interesting Resume of the Effects of the Great Fire&qu... See More  

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676305

Civil War map of the battle of Seven Pines...

Item #676305

June 05, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1862 



* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks

* American Civil War original map




The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The Battle Of Seven Pines" showing much detail.

Front page column heads include: "The Battle of the Seven Pines" "Bloody Check Sustained by the Union Advance" "The Causes of Our Defeat" "Frem... See More  

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670536

The Red Sox win game four of the World Series...

Item #670536

October 11, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Oct. 11, 1916 



* Boston Red Sox vs. Brooklyn Dodgers

* World Series - MLB baseball (game 4)




The front page has a rather large headline announcing: "RED SOX ARE CLOSE TO TITLE" with subhead: "Brooklyn Pitchers Are Hit Hard"

Included on the front page is the "Box Score" as well as nice text with an inning-by-
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678426

Livingstone is found, reported in the newspaper which financed the search...

Item #678426

May 21, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1872



* David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley




James Gordon Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a two year expedition with little heard from hi... See More  

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680704

Brigham Young & the Mormons contemplate moving to Hawaii...

Item #680704

June 05, 1871

RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Virginia, June 5, 1871



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Brigham Young to Hawaii ?




Page 2 has an article: "The Mormons and the Sandwich Islands" which begins: "Brigham Young finds himself so hemmed in by Gentiles and Gentile influences, and subjected to so many trials and tribulations in consequence of the influx into his dominions of so many antagonistic elements,... See More  

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680614

Eight issues with Civil War-related content...

Item #680614

December 27, 1862

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 8 different issues from 1863, 1864, and one issue from 1865, each contains within reports on military events from the Civil War, or reports of developments and improvements of military equipment.

Each issue complete in 16 pages and in nice condition.

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680633

People of color must leave Texas...

Item #680633

August 22, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 22, 1840  



* Mirabeau B. Lamar - President of Texas

* Orders all free African Americans to leave




An inside page has a brief yet notable item headed: "Texas" reading: "President Lamar has issued a proclamation commanding all free persons of color, now in the republic of Texas to remove therefrom before the 1st day of January, ... See More  

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680423

Judaica content... The cholera & Mormons... Davy Crockett...

Item #680423

August 02, 1834

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 2, 1834  Page 2 has a simple one sentence report, interesting nonetheless: "A public dinner was given to col. David Crockett, at Louisville, Kentucky, on his way home."

Page 3 has a curious item about death caused by drinking cold water (a common thought in the 19th century--see), followed by a report noting: "The cholera...exists ... See More  

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673445

Uncommon title from 1702...

Item #673445
THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, December, 1702 



* Rare early 18th century publication



This is an uncommon periodical published during the reign of Queen Anne, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occu... See More  

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680460

Two Acts of Congress signed by John Adams...

Item #680460

August 31, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 31, 1799 



* President John Adams

* Land Acts of Congress




The front page has two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type: John Adams. One is to authorize the sale of: "...certain lands between the Great and Little Miami rivers in the territory of the United States north-west of the Ohio...". Other items include: "Rumors of a N
... See More  

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172710

Battles with the Sioux Indians... South Carolina Civil War prints...

Item #172710

September 12, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1863  The front page illustration shows: "Murder of Lieutenant Beaver by the Sioux Indians". Inside has a full page with two prints: "Gen. Sibley's Indian Expedition--Pursuing the Sioux Over the Coteau Du Missouri, Dacotah Territory, After the Battle of the Big HIlls, July 24, 1863" and: "Sibley's Indian Expedition ... See More  

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668150

The Force Bill and the Tariff Act...

Item #668150

March 28, 1833

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 28, 1833  Page 3 has a report from the British Parliament where: "...the topic of Negro Slavery was introduced" with text on the discussion.

The back page has 3 Acts of Congress recently passed, one being the Force Bill which authorized the president to use whatever force he deemed necessary to enforce federal tariffs.

Also printed h... See More  

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669929

The Fetterman Massacre...

Item #669929

March 26, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, March 26, 1867 



* Fetterman Massacre

* Fort Philip Kearney




Page 3 has an article headed: "Phil. Kearney Massacre" which is more commonly referred to as the Fetterman Massacre in Wyoming.

The battle involved a detachment of the U.S. Army based at Fort Phil Kearney to protect travelers on the Bozeman Trail. A group of ten warriors act... See More  

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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  

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677187

Stanley, the African explorer, and Lake Victoria...

Item #677187

November 29, 1875

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 29, 1875  Page 3 has terrific reporting on the explorations of Henry Stanley in Africa, much of that continent being unknown to the Western world at that time. And keep in mind that the Herald sponsored Stanley on his journey, so not surprising they would devote extensive coverage to his travels.

First column heads include: "STANLEY" "Progress of the Comm... See More  

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610666

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

Item #610666
WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Chicago & St. Louis, 1879  As noted at the top of the front page: "...devoted to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal and political Equality and especially to her right of Suffrage." Editors listed include Julia Ward Howe, Lucy Stone, & Mary A. Livermore. Each issue contains numerous articles related to woman's suffra... See More  

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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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668943

President John Adams writes to the people of Weston, Connecticut...

Item #668943

August 24, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 24, 1798 



* President John Adams



Page 3 has an address to the President by the inhabitants of Weston, Connecticut, followed by "The President's Answer' signed in type: John Adams.

Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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678873

Japan accepts peace terms...

Item #678873

August 14, 1945

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, Aug. 14, 1945



* World War II ends

* Japanese surrenders

* Nice headline for display




The bold, banner headline above the masthead announces: "Tokyo Radio Says: JAPS ACCEPT PEACE ! " with related subheads.

The first section (of 2) with pages 1-12, very nice condition.... See More  

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680586

A farming community for the Jews...

Item #680586

July 11, 1879

NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1879 



* Jewish - Jews - Judaica



Page 2 has an interesting & quite lengthy article: "COLONY FARMING FOR JEWS" "A Project Favored by the Hebrew Convention" "Land to be Bought For Fifty Families With Money Raised by Subscription--Five Hundred Acres Offered as a Gift."

An interesting program of which we were not familiar.

Eight pa... See More  

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680588

Map of Fort Wright, on the Mississippi...

Item #680588

April 24, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1862 



* Fort Wright - Randolph, Tennessee



Although the front page is mostly taken up with advertisements, the prime feature is certainly the nice Civil War map headed: "FORT WRIGHT ON THE MISSISSIPPI. Its Position & Strength--Important Section of the River--Commodore Foote's Attack." The ftpg. also has a column of news from Central and South ... See More  

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676312

Great Civil War map of Yorktown & Norfolk & vicinity...

Item #676312

May 05, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1862  The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "THE YORKTOWN PENINSULA" which shows from Yorktown to Norfolk and much in between.

Nice first column heads as well including: "YORKTOWN EVACUATED" "Our Troops in Full Possession of the Rebel Works" "Gloucester Also Captured & more.

Twelve pages, never bound nor t... See More  

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680643

Death of Vice-Presdent George Clinton... Statehood of Louisiana...

Item #680643

April 25, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 25, 1812  Inside has a report headed: "George Clinton -- Dead !" which includes: "... It is with feeling of unmixed veneration for the character of the revolutionary hero, the patriot and statesman, combined in one, that we announce that the venerable GEORGE CLINTON IS NO MORE. He expired about 9 o'clock yesterday morning, at his lodgin... See More  

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679002

Bombardment of San Juan, Puerto Rico...

Item #679002

June 04, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 4, 1898  Full front page illus. of "Major-General Wesley Merritt, U.S.A." Inside has a full pg. with four illus. of "Some Notable General Officers at Tampa, Florida." Full pg. of illus. of "With Roosevelt's Rough Riders at San Antonio, Texas." Full pg. illus. of "The Bombardment of San Juan De Porto Rico, May 12, 1898.... See More  

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676971

Honor bestowed upon President John Adams...

Item #676971

August 30, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 30, 1797  Page 2 has a "Tribute of Respect" from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences written: "To John Adams, L.L.D., President of the United States of America" concerning an honor given to him. This is followed boy: "The President's Answer", signed in script type: John Adams.

Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank ... See More  

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668941

A letter from John Jay...

Item #668941

August 22, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 22, 1798  Page 3 has the New York General Assembly's response to Governor John Jay's recent address, followed by his response signed: John Jay. John Jay was previously the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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679485

Seven early issues from Marysville, California...

Item #679485

January 01, 1879

MARYSVILLE WEEKLY APPEAL, California, 1879 



* Rare Old West publication



A lot of 7 issues from this year, all complete in 4 pages, some wear at the margins, never bound nor trimmed, news agent's stamp in the upper right. Various news & ads of the day.... See More  

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649224

Full page engravings from the 1700's to early 1800's...

Item #649224
(10) A lot of ten engraved plates from "Gentleman's Magazine", London, all from the 1700's to early 1800's (though not dated). The lot may include foldouts, prints of buildings, diagrams, maps, etc. A few defects at the margins, some of the fold lines of multi-panel plates may be archivally mended from the reverse, but otherwise nice condition.

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675413

Santa Claus... Alaska... St. Croix... Gereenland...

Item #675413
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1872  The first article is a poem: "The Legend of the Mistletoe" which features a nice engraving of Thomas Nast-esque Santa Claus with cupid on his shoulder. The poem continues to take the next 3 pages with one additional illustration.

Also in this issue is an illustrated article: "Holland & the Hollanders" and a n... See More  

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668940

Rewarding Washington in an Act of Congress...

Item #668940

August 16, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 16, 1798  Page 2 begins with over a column taken up with two acts: "AN ACT for Vesting in George Washington, a Certain Interest in the companies established for Opening & Extending the Navigation of Potomack and James rivers." and the other for amending it.

Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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674794

Early British Columbia, Canada...

Item #674794

April 17, 1878

MAINLAND GUARDIAN, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, April 17, 1878 



* Rare publication



A quite uncommon title from this town in British Columbia, with various news and literary items of the day and a wealth of ads a well, several of which are illustrated.

Complete in four pages, typical folio size, never bound nor trimmed, a news agent's stamp in the upper right corner, n... See More  

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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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649231

19th century 2nd rate and damaged lot...

Item #649231
(50) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT  A lot of 50 2nd-rate and damaged American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896, containing at least 7 different titles within the lot. The issues may have staining, edge tears, close-trimming, heavy foxing & wear, missing pages, cut-outs, etc.  A great lot for a dealer or for someone wishing to begin a collection when condition is not a concern. Please note... See More  

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677931

Louisiana becomes the 18th state of the Union...

Item #677931

October 01, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 1, 1812  



* Territory of Orleans

* Louisiana statehood




The front page begins with: "An Act For the Admission of the State of Louisiana into the Union...", which formally happened on April 30, as noted at the end of the act: "Sec. 6. And be it further enacted that this act shall immense and be in force from and after the thirtieth day o... See More  

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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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678817

Battle of Okinawa ending... General Buckner is killed...

Item #678817

June 19, 1945

NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1945



* Battle of Okinawa, Japan ending

* General Simon B. Buckner death

* Tenth United States Army commander




The front page has a four column headline: "BUCKNER, OKINAWA COMMANDER, KILLED BY SHELL AS HIS MEN SMASH FOE'S LINE; JAPANESE FLEEING SOUTHWARD IN OPEN" with subheads.

General Buckner was killed during the closing days of the Battle of Okinawa... See More  

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680607

Death of Governor James Bowdoin...

Item #680607

November 24, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Nov. 24, 1790



* James Bowdoin death

* 2nd Governor of Massachusetts




The front page has: "Mr. Bowdoin" being a brief report announcing the death of James Bowdoin, a former Massachusetts governor and scholar, plus the "Order Of Procession" for his funeral.

A page 3 report from "Philadelphia" says the President was abou... See More  

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649222

Rare, early title...

Item #649222
FOG'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, 1731 A quite rare title from England with a very early date and a partial red tax stamp in a lower corner of the front page. Various news of the day both from England and the rest of Europe.

Four pages, approximately 10 by 13 inches, a bit of foxing, overall very good. The image shown is only representative of the look (format) and condition of the issue you will... See More  

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680417

Daniel Mendoza, famous Jewish boxer...

Item #680417

February 21, 1792

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, February 21, 1792



* Jewish - Jews - Judaica



Page 3 has a brief report concerning "Mendoza, who has been for some time practicing the pugilistic art at the Peter-Street Theatre, in Dublin , has challenged all Ireland to fight a stand-up battle for a hundred guineas, on a twenty-four feet stage."

Mendoza is none other than the famed J... See More  

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676372

See the pig of knowledge...

Item #676372

March 07, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 7, 1798 



* Learned pig - of knowledge

* William Frederick Pinchbeck




Various news of the day both from Europe and America. Page 3 is taken up with ads, one of which is for the: "Pig of Knowledge" offering an exhibition of his talents, which include: "He reads print or writing, spells, tells the time of day...distinguishes colors, how man... See More  

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680725

Princeton University celebrates its 150th anniversary...

Item #680725

October 24, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 24, 1896 



* Princeton University

* Prints - illustrations




The full ftpg. has 6 photo prints of notable buildings on the campus of Princeton University, this issue celebrating the 150th anniversary of its founding. Inside as a related article: "The Sesquicentennial Celebration of Princeton University" which includes two more photos.

Sixteen... See More  

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680663

Washington & Gage on the treatment of prisoners...

Item #680663
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  November, 1795



* Re. Revolutionary War prisoners

* George Washington & Thomas Gage




Included is: "General Gage's Answer to General Washington" dated at Boston, Aug. 13, 1775, which is in response to Washington's complaint that American prisoners were being treated very poorly. Gage does in part: "...Britons, ever per-emin
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680431

A 'boxing match' between women of fashion...

Item #680431

August 27, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Aug. 27, 1796  Page 2 has a curious article headed: "Amorous Fracas!" beginning: "The boxing match which lately happened between two elderly maiden ladies of fashion in the vicinity of Merrion Square..." with the details.

Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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680742

An uncommon title from this Northern California town...

Item #680742

November 01, 1879

DEMOCRATIC WEEKLY DISPATCH, Ukiah City, California, November 1, 1879



* Rare Old West publication



Very nice newspaper from this Northern California town, recently voted the #6 best place to live in the United States. It is rare that we have issues from this city to offer.

Various news and ads of the day. Complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.... See More  

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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  

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669868

Spanish-American War... Raising the flag over Hawaii...

Item #669868

September 10, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1898  Full front page illus: "With Our Troops in Puerto Rico." Inside has  two full pgs. of illus. of "With Our Troops in the Philippines." Full pg. illus. of "The Homecoming of the 71st Annual New York Volunteers, August 29, 1898. Full pg. illus. of "Montauk Point - Visitors in Camp." Full pg. illus. of &quo... See More  

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680672

In the North, but pro-South... Near the end of the war...

Item #680672

January 11, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1865 



* Final months of the war

* Rare pro-Confederate title




This issue is from near the end of the Civil War. Among the articles on the front page are: "The Raid on the Mobile & Ohio Railroad--Sherman Advancing into South Carolina" and "From the South--Latest from Wilmington--Disappearance of the Federal Fleet--Caustic Article on... See More  

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659437

An "Extraordinary" issue of this title...

Item #659437

April 23, 1790

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE EXTRAORDINARY, Boston, April 23, 1790 



* Rare broadsheet publication



An uncommon single sheet "Extra" printing outside the regular cycle of this newspaper.

Half of the front page is taken up with detailed reports from  the: "Congress of America" carrying over to page 2 as well.

Four pages, single sheet, wide never-trimmed margins, very ni... See More  

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676117

Nice report on the Black Hawk Indian War...

Item #676117

August 08, 1832

NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, Aug. 8, 1832  



* Black Hawk War



Page 2 has a report on the Black Hawk War, a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk Indian leader. This was the war in which Abraham Lincoln was an Illinois militia soldier, although he saw no combat. 

About half a column has several reports... See More  

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679036

Politics, and those who aim to deceive...

Item #679036

November 11, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 11, 1795  The front page has much centering controversies with Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury. 

Page 2 has a letter  concerning politics noting in part: "...good men were elected who are friends to the federal government...danger from the evil designs of those who aim to deceive the people by their great but false professions of... See More  

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637511

Bound volume, with plates...

Item #637511
Bound volume of GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE from London, from the 1820-1840 period. Contains over 600 pgs. and has at least 8 full page plates. Six monthly issues each with a full title/index page. Modern bindings and in nice condition.

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677327

Getting the Spanish to leave Natchez...

Item #677327

September 20, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 20, 1797  Page 3 has a nice report prefaced with: "The Following State of the Negociation relative to the American and Spanish Limits..." which concerning the Spanish leaving Natchez.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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649217

Latest inventions of the day... 1870's...

Item #649217
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's  A nice lot of ten issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions & improvements of the day, with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary, but will ... See More  

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680596

George 'Bugs' Moran arrested...

Item #680596

July 07, 1946

NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1946 



* George 'Bugs' Moran arrested

* Chicago Prohibition Gangster




Page 21 has a two column head: "Moran, Chicago 'Dry' Era Gangster, Held In Kentucky on Ohio Armed Hold-Up Charge." See photos for the report.

The complete 1st section only with all 38 pages. This is the rag edition, printed on very high quality newsprint meant
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680595

One of the Younger brothers' gang...

Item #680595

March 03, 1877

THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 3, 1877  The top of the back page has an article headed: "Jim Younger" "It is Claimed by a St. Louis Detective That He is Not in the Stillwater Prison". He was one of the infamous Younger brothers' gang of outlaws.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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680405

The death of Premier Joseph Stalin...

Item #680405

March 06, 1953

THE ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, March 6, 1953



* Joseph Stalin death

* Premier of the Soviet Union

* 1950's era original




This issue features a two-line banner headline: "STALIN DEAD; KREMLIN SILENT ON SUCCESSOR" with subheads: "Most Powerful Dictator In All History Succumbs; President Calls for Unity", "Stalin's Death Doesn't Alter Risks of War," a... See More  

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680737

First of this title we have offered?

Item #680737

March 18, 1837

STAR IN THE EAST & NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSALIST, Concord, March 18, 1837



* Rare publication

* Merrimack County




A religious newspaper with a nice masthead. Perhaps the first of this title we have offered.

Four pages, light damp staining at the right side, good shape.... See More  

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676500

A skirmish in North Carolina from the French & Indian War...

Item #676500
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1754  Among the articles in this issue are: "Description of a Remarkable Venomous Insect found in South America"; an article concerning a form of sun dial with an illustration of it; "Of the Junction of Asia and America" which begins: "The termination  & position of the N.E. parts of Asia, and the N.W. parts of A... See More  

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680587

Seducing the youth to join the military...

Item #680587

January 20, 1815

THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Jan. 20, 1815  Page 3 has an interesting article on the unfortunate practice of the: "Seduction Of Youth" into the military, as the article is headed. It notes a recruiting advertisement mentioning: "The youthful hero whose patriotism & ardor has heretofore been restrained by the rigid laws of the state can now...joining said regiment without t... See More  

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649244

From the library of President James Buchanan...

Item #649244
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., 1849  James Buchanan, who would be President of the United States from 1857-1861, earlier served several offices at the federal level, including Congressman from 1821-31; Senator from 1837-1845, Secretary of State from 1845-9, and then Ambassador to England, 1853-1856.

This newspaper was subscribed to by Buchanan while a Senator, obviously livi... See More  

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671196

Steamship Columbia... Novel swimming device...

Item #671196

May 22, 1880

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 22, 1880  The front page has "Babcock & Wilcox Boilers at the Standard Oil Company's Refinery Greenpoint, L.I." with an accompanying article.

Inside has: "Novel Swimming Device" "The Holden Ice Machine" "Pike's Hot-Blast Boiler Furnace" "Pease's Oil-Testing Apparatus" "The New Steamship ... See More  

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666537

A pro-South newspaper in the North...

Item #666537

June 08, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 8, 1864 



* Anti-Union publication



Among the articles within are: "General Butler's Campaign Explained" "Fighting on Wednesday--The Rebs Get the Worst of It" "Arrest of Col. Medary" who is the editor of this newspaper. It mentions: "...The cause of his arrest is not stated--indeed the public are not favored with reas... See More  

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675109

Seeking bids to construct a U.S. Mint in San Francisco...

Item #675109

December 11, 1852

THE REPUBLIC, Washington, D.C., Dec. 11, 1852 



* San Francisco Mint to be constructed

* California Gold Rush era

* Thomas Corwin




The front page has a legal notice soliciting bids to build a new United States Mint in San Francisco, headed: "Proposals For Erecting a Mint, With the Necessary Machinery, at San Francisco, California". It is signed in type by the Secretary of the ... See More  

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680262

Civil War map shows a portion of the Yazoo and Mississippi Rivers...

Item #680262

July 24, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, July 24, 1862



* CSS Arkansas - Confederate ironclad warship

* Mississippi & Yazoo Rivers

* Greenville Missouri MO




The front page creates a Civil War map headed: "THE REBEL RAM ARKANSAS. The Fight at the Mouth of the Yazoo and the Dash Down the Mississippi" with related column headlines. 

Other war-related column heads on the front page & inside as w... See More  

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680466

Sherman battling for Buzzard's Roost...

Item #680466

May 20, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 20, 1864



* Battle of Rocky Face Ridge - Buzzard's Roost

* Atlanta, Georgia campaign - William T. Sherman

* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House - Grant vs. Lee




The top of the back page has a Civil War map headed: "Battle of Rocky Ridge" showing much detail, plus related text as well. The front page has various war-related column heads including: "From... See More  

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680784

Early San Francisco with a wealth of local news & ads...

Item #680784

August 29, 1868

DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Aug. 29, 1868  A large size newspaper of four pages with a wealth of both local news events and local advertisements. Never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds with minor wear at a fold juncture.

Early California from just 19 years after the Gold Rush. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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675638

Indian troubles in Idaho...

Item #675638

June 20, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 20, 1878  The front page has: "The Indian War" "Hot Work Going on in Idaho" which mentions in part: "...reports serious depredations...have burned Diamond Ranch in Happy Valley...Indians have captured over 400 horses...Troops and supplies are greatly needed...report the mountain full of Indians...They are in hot pursuit of the Ban... See More  

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680516

Early print of Eskimo women...

Item #680516

December 31, 1853

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Dec. 31, 1853  The front page has a print captioned: "Esquimaux Ladies" with a related article on the Eskimo Indians.

Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds with fold & margin wear. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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674921

Grant's triumphal victory at Lookout Mountain...

Item #674921

November 27, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 27, 1863 



* Battle of Lookout Mountain

* Chattanooga campaign - Tennessee

* General Ulysses S. Grant victory




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S VICTORY" "A Complete Triumph Over the Army Under Bragg Officially Announced" "Lookout Mountain Top, all the Rifle Pits in Chattanooga Valley, & Missi... See More  

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680384

Chiang Kai-Shek on the cover...

Item #680384

February 21, 1943

THIS WORLD, Feb. 21, 1943  This was a tabloid-size insert with the "San Francisco Chronicle" Sunday newspaper. The front cover features a photo of: "Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek". Inside has an article: "China's Charming Revolutionary".

Chiang Kai-Shek was a politician and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between ... See More  

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679269

Nazi-occupied Belgium...

Item #679269

November 05, 1942

BRUYSSELER ZEITUNG (Brüssels Newspaper), Belgium, Nov. 5, 1942  From Nazi-occupied Belgium with a wealth of war-related reporting. The main headline notes: "Setback For Roosevelt's Party". 

Presumed complete in 6 pages, good condition.

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680273

Ferraro is the first female running mate on a major ticket...

Item #680273

July 13, 1984

NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1984  This is a seldom saved, yet politically significant reports as it announces the very first woman running mate on a major political ticket.

The headline announces: "GERALDINE FERRARO IS CHOSEN BY MONDALE AS RUNNING MATE, FIRST WOMAN ON MAJOR TICKET" with related subheads. Also a front page photo showing the two.

The complete first section (of 3) with ... See More  

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680518

Early print of Melbourne, Australia...

Item #680518

December 29, 1855

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Dec. 29, 1855  The front page has a nice print captioned: "Melbourne, Australia" along with a full column article with the same heading.

Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds with mild fold & margin wear, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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657558

Siege of Louisbourgh, Nova Scotia...

Item #657558

October 27, 1746

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 27, 1746 



* Siege of Louisbourg - French Canada

* War of the Austrian Succession

* King George's War




Pages 1 & 2 are mostly taken up with reports of the War of Austrian Succession.

Page 3 has reports on King George's War in North America, focused on Cape Breton in Nova Scotia. One item mentions: "...landed some 1000 men with ... See More  

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680854

Baseball report in a sporting newspaper, before the Civil War...

Item #680854

June 04, 1859

THE NEW YORK CLIPPER, June 4, 1859  The front page features a print of the: "Royal YHacht Squadron Club House, Cowes."

Page 3 has most of a column headed: "Ball Play" with much detailed reporting of games, including 4 box scores.

This was a sports-themed newspaper with a wealth of reporting on various games, etc.

Eight pages, old mends near the spine and on page 2, othe... See More  

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680717

The Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #680717

January 02, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 2, 1864 



* Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia

* General George H. Thomas account




As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving reports from various fields of oper... See More  

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649223

A variant and short-lived title...

Item #649223
THE REHEARSAL OF OBSERVATOR, London, England  1704-1706  A variant title --& earlier date--of the newspaper titled "The Rehearsal", and much less common. A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides measuring 8 by 13 inches. The image shown is only an example of the layout and condition of what you will receive. Actual issues vary within the specifications given.

Note: U... See More  

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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.

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