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

Item #680677

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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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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A premiere newspaper in Mormon history...

Item #680969

September 26, 1890

DESERET SEMI-WEEKLY NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 26, 1890

* 1890 Manifesto - Mormonism & polygamy

* Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

* Best publication to be had ? - very rare

This newspaper contains one of the more noteworthy events in Mormon history, that being the printing of the "1890 Manifesto", a statement which officially ceased the practice of plural m... See More  

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Capture of Ethan Allen...

Item #680937

October 21, 1775

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Oct. 21, 1775 

* Ethan Allen captured

* Revolutionary War

The front page includes a letter: "To the King" which references the American situation & includes: "...Let then, royal Sire, the liberty of England and America be ever in your heart, then shall the people be free, and America shall yet be happy in the full enjoyment of ... See More  

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Latest war news from the middle of the Revolutionary War...

Item #677118

December 26, 1778

THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Dec. 26, 1778  The entire front page and half of page 2 are taken up with the  second half of the: "Treaty of Amity and Commerce Between the Most Christian King and the United Starters of North America", this being the treaty of assistance between French and the colonies, which did much to support the American cause ag... See More  

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Woodhull & Claflin open the first women's brokerage firm on Wall Street...

Item #673569

February 06, 1870

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 6, 1870 

* Historic 1st female Wall Street brokerage opens

* Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee Claflin sisters

* "The Bewitching Brokers" shatters tradition

The top of the back page has an intriguing report of a very notable--yet widely unknown--Wall Street "first".

Under the column heads: "WALL STREET AROUSED" "The Female Brokers... See More  

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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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"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jefferson Davis' stirring address to his soldiers...

Item #680889

February 14, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864 

* Very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run

See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper.

Among the front page items are: "President Davis' Address to the Army" which is rather lengthy & signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This is a very nice, rousing address to his sold... See More  

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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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The stock market crash of 1987: in the Wall Street Journal...

Item #680281

October 20, 1987

WALL STREET JOURNAL, New York, Oct. 20, 1987 

* Stock market crash of 1987

* Best title to be had (rare)

The front page proclaims the famous report of the stock market crash of 1987, reading: "Stocks Plunge 508.32 Amid Panicky Selling" with a subhead: "Percentage Decline Is Far Steeper Than '29; Precious Metals Gain". Also a 3 line, 1 col. head: "A Rep... See More  

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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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Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...

Item #680887

March 30, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 

* Historic Phonograph invention

* Thomas Edison - inventor

Page 3 has a nice illustration of Edison's recent invention, the phonograph.

Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description can impart any real adequate idea of its perfo

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First Hebrew political society in America, with Grant's "Jew Order" connection...

Item #680958

September 02, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1868  Page one includes: "Hebrew Grant and Colfax Campaign Club", which, as noted within the text: "...headquarters at No. 7 Delancy Street. It held its first regular meeting last evening...This claims to be the first Jewish political club organized in this country. According to its circular it was formed to demonstrate that the Hebrews of this city,
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Earliest report on McKinley's death we have offered...

Item #670493

September 13, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE San Diego, California, Sept. 13, 1901 

* President William McKinley assassination (day of death)

This is the earliest report on the death of President McKinley we have offered in our 44 years, as he died in Buffalo, New York at 6:25 p..m., however California had a three hour time-change advantage allowing this newspaper to offer this say-day report on his death. The ... See More  

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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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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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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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The first successful magazine in the country...

Item #681106

April 14, 1744

THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, April 14, 1744 

* Very rare 18th century magazine

* 1st successful magazine in America

This was the first successful magazine in America although formatted unlike typical magazines. It was exclusively a chronicle of the Great Awakening in America, exclusively of secular news reports. It was preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of iss... See More  

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Winslow Homer: "On The Beach--Two Are Company, Three Are None."

Item #678979

August 17, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1872  

* One of Winslow Homer's most popular

The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Will the Senator From Massachusetts Do This to Make His Words Good?", plus there is another Nast cartoon inside: "Romish Politics--Any Thing To Beat Grant" & yet another Nast, this one a doublepage centerfold: "Sat... See More  

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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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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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Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "The Dead Emperor"...

Item #681006

March 12, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1888  Page 4 has a poem titled: "The First Dandelion", signed in block type: WALT WHITMAN .

This is the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, significant as such.  It would later appear in his noteworthy compilation, "Leaves of Grass".

Complete in 10 pages, light toning with more at the edges, mostly l... See More  

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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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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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Read the poem to Abraham Lincoln...

Item #681082

July 21, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, July 21, 1864 

* From the origin of the American Civil War

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

The front page begins with: "From Richmond - Enemy Again Defeated in the Valley--Latest Yankee News" and then: "Complimentary Letter to the 46th Georgia from Gen... See More  

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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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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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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".

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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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The "Confederate" newspaper from Kentucky...

Item #680919

September 12, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 12, 1861 

* Rare pro-Confederate title

* 1st year of the Civil War

Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confed... See More  

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Scenes of the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #172490

August 03, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 3, 1861  The front page features two prints on the Civil War, captioned: "The Death of the Rebel General Garnett, at the Battle of Laurel Hill" and "Bringing in the Misses Scott as Prisoners to Fall's Church, Va." with a related article.

Inside includes a print of "Major-General McClellan", a nearly half pg: "Presenta... See More  

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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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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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Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #667077

September 24, 1825

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825 

* Jewish city creation

* Grand Island, New York

* Niagara River

One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and judge o... See More  

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Yankees admit atrocities... and refuse to fight...

Item #680909

February 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1864 

* Rare rebel publication

A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Additional From The North" "The Revolution in the North--Great Indignation at the Military Arrests of the Administration..." "Disaffection In The Yankee Army--the Soldiers Refusing to Fight--Their Confessions o... See More  

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Lincoln compares unfavorably to King George III...

Item #681083

January 11, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 11, 1862 

* Abraham Lincoln mockery 

* King George III comparison 

* From the rebel capital

Half of the front page is taken up with ads, and half with news & other items including: "The Case of Brownlow" "Mr. Thomas' Plan for the Reorganization of the Virginia Forces" "There's Life in the Old Lan... See More  

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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.

Item from Catalog 335 (released for October, 2023)

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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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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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Great reports from the California gold region...

Item #657707

October 12, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1849  Page 2 begins with: "Scenes In The Pacific" which reports on the arrival of Captain Fremont at Monterey, California in 1846.

Page 2 has over half a column headed: "The California Mines" which has many accounts of how much gold is being discovered--fine reading. Then a nice article headed; "Botanical Treas... See More  

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Rare prints of the Astor Place Riot...

Item #669908

May 12, 1849

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, May 12, 1849  Amongst the many interesting prints the most notable would be the front page print: "Riot at the Astor Place Opera House, New York" with 3 more related prints inside. There is much text on the riot as well.

As Wikipedia notes: "The Astor Place Riot occurred on May 10, 1849, at the now-demolished Astor Opera House and left bet... See More  

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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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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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Scarce French-English newspaper from 1870 Louisiana...

Item #680855

April 02, 1870

LE LOUISIANAIS, Convent, Louisiana, April 2, 1870 

* Very rare publication from the deep South

A scarce title which existed from 1865 thru 1883, but of which very few issues surface. It is a single sheet newspaper with the front entirely in French while the reverse is in English save for the advertisements, most being in French.

Folio size, wide margins, nice condition.... See More  

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Panoramic view of San Francisco after the earthquake...

Item #678793

June 03, 1906

"Supplement to the San Francisco Examiner, June 3, 1906"  A quite rare newspaper "supplement" which folds out to measure 22 by 32 inches captioned: "Panoramic View of San Francisco From The Water Front".

This is a great view of the city less than 7 weeks after the destruction by the earthquake and fire. The two huge photos show much devastation.

Printed on one ... See More  

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Napoleon's signature on the front page...

Item #667230

June 22, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 22, 1816  Perhaps the best content in this issue is the very unusual front page item headed: "Napoleon--'his mark' " which includes a facsimile of his signature, with a bit of text (vertical) which begins: "The annexed is a very exact copy of the signature of the most extraordinary man now living..." with a bit more.... See More  

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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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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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Washington to be dictator of America for life?

Item #680055

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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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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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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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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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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Surrender of the Apache Indians...

Item #680745

May 14, 1873

THE WEST COAST SIGNAL, Eureka, California, May 14, 1873 

* Rare Old West publication

From this town in Northern California just south of the Oregon border. It was once a lumbering town & today the entire city is a state historic landmark with its many Victorian homes, etc.

A typical newspaper of the day with varied news reports & a great wealth of advertisements.

Page 2 has a ... See More  

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Early report of the gold diggings in California... Slave ship captured...

Item #680902

December 16, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 16, 1848  The ftpg. has a brief report headed: "Value Of Land in California" due to the discovery of gold.

Page 3 has over half a column of detailed reporting headed: "Later From the Gold Region" which is an early report, as most gold diggings were in 1849.

Also on page 3 is a report: "The Mormons in California have lai... See More  

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Guiteau: President Garfield's assassin on trial...

Item #680699

December 03, 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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Famous Tom Sayers & John Heenan boxing match...

Item #680899

April 30, 1860

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1860 

* John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers

* Famous boxing match - fight

Appearing at the top of the first column on pg. 6 are headlines reporting one of the most famous boxing matches of the nineteenth century involving John Heenan, the American champion, and Tom Sayers, the English champion.

In the third column under "The Great Fight" is a detailed a... See More  

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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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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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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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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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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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Mutuals win the championship... Each inning telegraphed to other cities....

Item #680890

September 23, 1870

NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 23, 1870  Page 3 has: "The Championship Contest--Mutual vs. Atlantic--The Mutuals Win the Championship Pennant--Score 10-4." It begins: "The Fall campaign of the ball-playing season...culminated yesterday in the signal success of the Mutual Club, in their home-and-home game with the noted Atlantics, the holders of the whip-pennant. The event has been an
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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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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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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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Great Civil War map of Yorktown & Norfolk & vicinity...

Item #676312

May 05, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1862 

* Siege of Yorktown w/ map

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.... See More  

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A curious piece for a newspaper collector...

Item #678809

July 04, 1976

Curious souvenir piece created by former collector Charles Smith: "THE NEWES", done in Phoenix, July 4, 1976  Its curiosity is the immense size, measuring 36 by 49 inches, with the front page focused on notable newspaper events in American history.

The back page is a reprint of the front page of "The Constellation" newspaper from New York, 1859, which claimed to be the la... See More  

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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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The first "learned society"...

Item #680898

August 15, 1816

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C. August 15, 1816  The second page carries an article "A number of the citizens of the District of Columbia, impressed with the importance of forming an association for the purpose of promoting useful knowledge, met on the 28th day of June, 1816,... agreeably to public notice the committee appointed as aforesaid reported the following draft of a con... See More  

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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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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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Dramatic cavalry charge before Vicksburg...

Item #172656

March 07, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1863  The front page features a full-figure print of: "The Late Nicholas Longworth, the Western Millionaire" with the balance of the front page taken up with an article on him, carrying over to page 2.

Other prints within include a full page: "Paying Off The Teamsters in the Army of the Potomac" showing many African-Americans. Also ... See More  

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Adams' Proclamation concerning silver coinage...

Item #669100

August 16, 1797


* President John Adams proclamation 7

* Notice of Commencement of Minting U.S. Coins

Printed by Isaiah Thomas, arguably the most famous printer in 18th century America.

The back page has a half column: "Proclamation" signed in type by the President: John Adams, concerning the regulating of foreign silver coi... See More  

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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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How rhe Younger and James brothers could rob banks...

Item #679762

July 05, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, July 5, 1901  Page 7 has over a full column taken up with: "TACTICS OF BANDITS" "A Raid That Was All Carefully Planned In Advance" "How Men Like three Younger and the James Brothers Could Ride Into a Town in Broad Daylight, Rob a Bank and Get Away". A fascinating article.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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A full size, single sheet newspaper...

Item #680968

October 27, 1730

THE DAILY POST, London, Oct. 27, 1730  A single sheet newspaper of folio size with  front page news from London & elsewhere in Europe, with the back page taken up with ads.

Red tax stamp at the bottom of the back page. Measures 10 by 16 1/2 inches, the back page has some staining at the spine margin, otherwise good condition.

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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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Senate has problems with the Jay Treaty...

Item #677317

July 15, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 15 1795  Page 3 has a report from "Pittsburgh" noting in part: "...accounts from General Wayne's head quarters any Greenville inform us that the Indians were coming in from all quarters to the Treaty...". This is followed by a report from Albany concerning the Indians.

The back page has: "More About the Treaty... See More  

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Prisoners in the hold of a rebel ship...

Item #677780

November 22, 1862

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 22, 1862  The ftpg. shows: "Hon. Horatio Seymour, Governor-elect of New York". Inside has: "The Burial of Gen. Mitchel--Funeral Procession...Streets of Beaufort, S.C." "Camp of the Contrabands on the Banks of the Mississippi, Fort Pickering, Memphis", plus prints of 3 boats. Also a find doublepage centerfold: "An Angl... See More  

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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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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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James Monroe's inaugural address...

Item #680641

March 10, 1821

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 10, 1821 

* President James Monroe

* Inauguration - inaugural address

Beginning at the bottom of the front page is: "Inaugural Speech", which has a prefacing paragraph which includes: "On Monday last, the 5th of March, in the great hall of the house of representatives...chief justice Marshall administered the oath of office to... See More  

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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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First of this title we have offered?

Item #680737

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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The Halls of Montezuma...

Item #681036

May 29, 1847

THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, May 29, 1847  The top of the front page features a print of: "The New Steam Ship Washington - The First American Ocean Mail Steamer" with related text.

Also on the ftpg. is a large view of: "The Main Plaza In The City of Mexico - View Of the Halls of the Montezumas" with related ftpg. reports on the Mexican War.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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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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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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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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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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The Act incorporating the Massachusetts Historical Society...

Item #669212

March 15, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 15, 1794  The front page begins with: "Act to Incorporate a Society by the name of the Massachusetts Historical Society" with the text taking half of the column. Although founded 3 years previous, this act formalizes their incorporation.

Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, a bit close-trimmed at the bottom of the right margins, o... See More  

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The Nez Perce Indian War...

Item #675589

July 06, 1877

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 6, 1877 

* Battle of Cottonwood - Idaho

* Nez Perce War - Looking Glass

* Captain Stephen Whipple

The front page has over two-thirds of a column taken up with accounts of: "The Indian War" "Latest News from the Front--Another Fight--The Killed and Wounded in the Previous Massacre and Fight". These are reports concerning the Nez... See More  

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Indian troubles in the West...

Item #675637

June 27, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 27, 1878  The front page has: "The Indian War" "Colonel Bernard's Attack a Decided Success" and: "Additional Particulars" then: "A Large Camp of Squaws and Non-combatants" "with: "A Formidable Contest Impending--Disaffection of the Whole Indian Population--Chief Moses on the War Path".

Four pages... See More  

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Battle at Queenston Heights during the War of 1812...

Item #677937

October 26, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 26, 1812  

* Battle of Queenston Heights

* American War of 1812

The front page has: "An Act To authorise the granting of Patents for Land, according to the surveys... and to grant...rights to certain Claimants of Land in the District of Detroit..., signed in type: James Madison.

Inside page reports include: "Battles At Queens
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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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Traveling in the United States...

Item #680922

April 10, 1852

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, April 10, 1852  Included are two pages of: "Traveling In the United States" which includes four prints including steam ship, sleighing, and railroad. Good text as well.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Much reporting on the Mexican War as it nears its end...

Item #680944

October 12, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1847  Page 3 has much reporting on the Mexican War including: "Major Lally's Command" which has reports of the killed  & wounded at Cerro Gordo, National Bridge, Paso Ovijas, and at Lasanimas.

Also a report headed: "A Little Later From Vera Cruz" which has much, taking over a full column. There is also ... See More  

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President Richard Nixon resigns...

Item #681100

August 09, 1974

DAILY NEWS, New York Aug. 9, 1974  A very dramatic front page with over half of it taken up with: "NIXON RESIGNS". The balance has: "Acts in 'Interest of Nation', Asks for End to Bitterness" and "Ford Will Take Oath at Noon, Kissinger Agrees to Stay On". Much coverage, with photos, on the inside pages and the back page.

Tabloid-size, complete in 88 pages... See More  

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John Adams invited to celebrate the anniversary of the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth...

Item #680732

March 30, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1803  The ftpg. has a letter from the people of Plymouth to John Adams inviting him to a celebration of: "...the first landing of our Fore Fathers at this place.", with his response, signed in type: John Adams.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archival strengthening at the spine, good condition.

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Train robbed by tramps...

Item #680961

July 28, 1901

THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, July 28, 1901  The ftpg. has a short report: "Tramp Robbers" noting: "Two tramps held up Nels Peterson & Benj. Anderson on the train near Belle Plaine...robbing both & beating Peterson & shooting Anderson. Anderson was then thrown from the train & his head cut off by the wheels."

Eight pages, irregular at the spine, otherwise ... See More  

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Enemies of their country are outlaws from the United States...

Item #674627

October 11, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Oct. 11, 1783  Page 2 has an item headed: "America - Extract of the Proceedings of the Assembly of the State of New York." which lists various men who: "...have not only given every aid & assistance to the enemies of their country, but have put themselves n arms to enslave the same...being enemies of their country, be, and are for ever outlawed from th... See More  

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Early print of Australia...

Item #680515

April 09, 1853

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 9, 1853  The front page has a print captioned: "Sunday In Australia" with a related article.

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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Early print of the bluffs along the Mississippi...

Item #680972

August 28, 1852

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 28, 1852  The front page has a nice print captioned: "Rock Bluffs On The Mississippi" with some descriptive text beneath

Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds with a bit of fold perforation just above the print, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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The Klondike Gold Rush...

Item #680974

July 24, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 24, 1897 

* Klondike Gold Rush

* Yukon - Alaska - Canada

The top of a front page column has reports on the Klondike gold rush, with: "KLONDYKE KRAZE" "Continues o Gather Its Victims All Along the Line" "Canada Gets Greedy" "There Will be Telegraph, Express and Other  Facilities Next Year in Dawson City".

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A double train robbery by the same bandits...

Item #638770

November 04, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 4, 1883  Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West, much more than any found in eastern newspapers. Page 6 has: "Reported Train Robbery In Illinois" provides some details, including: "...a most  daring robbery took place...four... See More  

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Yankees are occupying Texas...

Item #674931

December 17, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 17, 1863 

* Pass Cavallo (Texas) captured

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Capture of Rebel Works at Port Cavallo, Texas" "The Occupation of Texas" "Tennessee not Yet Vacated by the Enemy" "Longstreet's Forces at Bay" "The Siege of Charleston" & more.

Eight pages, light damp stai... See More  

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Abraham Lincoln peace meeting...

Item #679716

February 06, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 6, 1865 

* Abraham Lincoln peace meeting

* William T. Sherman victory march

Among the front page items concerning the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S NEW CAMPAIGN" "His Army on the March for Eight Days" "Charleston, Augusta, Branchville" "Rebel Solicitude & Speculations as to the Campaign" "The Peace Conference" &... See More  

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The coming purchase of Alaska: what the land is like...

Item #669922

April 12, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 12, 1867   Page 2 has nearly half a column headed: "Russian America" which is an interesting, objective description of the land the U.S. is about to purchase from Russia.

Four pages, nice condition.

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Baseball continues during the Civil War...

Item #675304

May 31, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 31, 1862 Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Inside has over half a column taken up with reports on: "Base Ball" games and developments.

Sixteen pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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Unusual tightrope walking print ad...

Item #680731

July 15, 1818


* Tightrope walking ad

* Boston circus

News of the day with many ads throughout. The most interesting content is a page 3 illustrated advertisement for "Mr. Vilallave" and his tightrope walking exhibition, which includes a print of him on the wire.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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Robert E. Lee's movements north...

Item #674890

October 14, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 14, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Virginia" "Another Advance Northward by General Lee" "Retreat of the Union Army Across the Rappahannock" "Gallant Fight by Buford's & Kilpatrick's Cavalry" "Final Retirement of Lee's Army to the Rapidan" "News From Charleston&... See More  

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A Nazi newspaper from a British island...

Item #676698

December 02, 1944

EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey (in the English Channel), December 2, 1944 

* Rare German occupation title

* World War II - WWI

A very curious issue, as Guernsey, an English-speaking island, was occupied by the Germans during WWII so all the news was pro-Nazi.

Among the front page reports are: "American Attacks All In Vain" "Fortnight's Battle at Aachen Costs Them... See More  

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News from the Mexican War...

Item #675074

September 20, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 20, 1847  Page 3 has much reporting from the Mexican War including a very lengthy letter: "From The Army" which takes over 1 1/2 columns. Also a report: "From the Army of Gen. Taylor" taking over half a column.

Four pages, nice condition.

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Completion of the Atlantic telegraph cable... Prints of Richmond after the surrender...

Item #678946

June 03, 1865

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 3, 1865  Inside has a half page print: "Completion of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable at Morden Wharf" with a related article.

Another full page is taken up with two prints headed: "The City of Richmond, Virginia, After Its Surrender" with a related article.

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Photo of the Rocky Mountains in the masthead...

Item #680900

September 22, 1911

MOUNTAIN AND PLAIN, Denver, Colorado, Sept. 22, 1911  One of the few newspapers we have seen which has a photograph in the masthead, in this case a photo of the Rocky Mountains.

The front page is part of a continuing article: "Denver's Assets" with a photo.

A volume one issue, 16 pages, 9 by 12 inches, printed on glossy stock newsprint, nice condition.

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Nice on the Spanish-American War...

Item #680987

April 20, 1898

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, April 20, 1898  A nice banner headline on the on-going Spanish-American War: "DOWN WITH THE SAFFRON FLAG OF SPAIN AFLOAT OVER CUBAN SOIL ! " with various related subheads on the war.

The front page also features a nice graphic captioned: "How the United States' Fleet Would Operate in Waging A Bombardment on Havana."

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Celebrating the generals after the war...

Item #680851

June 08, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 8, 1865  Among the first column heads are: "Our President" "Monster Meeting Last Night at Cooper Institution" "Outpouring of the Masses for the Administration" "The Hero Grant" "It was Big, Great, Immense, Prodigious!" "Brilliant Array of Generals" and more.

Pages 4 & 5 have more column heads on the war inc... See More  

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The 'Christmas Edition' from San Diego...

Item #680861

December 17, 1914

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Dec. 17, 1914  The front page is quite displayable being the "Christmas Edition" with a two-color print taking most of the front page, beneath which is text headed: "Christmas Is Near!'

Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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On war with England, and celebrating the 4th of July...

Item #677793

July 06, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 6, 1812  The front page has: "The British Spy!" and a report from the House of Lords concerning the "charge made by the American government".

Page 2 has a few reports relating to war with England, as well as a lengthy account of: "The 36th Anniversary of American Independence". 

Four pages, nice condition.

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The Fraser River gold rush...

Item #677742

December 28, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 28, 1858  

* Fraser Canyon Gold Rush

* British Columbia River

Page 2 has a report: "The Fraser River Gold Mines" concerning the golf rush in British Columbia. 

This is followed by: "Affairs in Oregon" which mentions the New Perces Indians.

Eight pages, good condition.... See More  

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The "downfall of Babylon" and "fake news"...

Item #681103

October 03, 1835

THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, Oct. 3, 1835  A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Priest", as noted in the dateline. This newspaper published from 1834-1839 & features an engraving in the masthead showing various churches in ruin and a subtitle: "Or, the Triumph ... See More  

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A petition from the people of Halifax, Nova Scotia...

Item #680668

January 03, 1758

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 3, 1758  Inside has over a full page headed: "America" with a Halifax, Nova Scotia dateline, beginning: "The following Memorial, signed by the principal merchants & freeholders in Halifax was...delivered to the Lieutenant Governor."

Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, various chipping at the margins, good condition.

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Confederate soldiers...

Item #680691

November 04, 1863

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Nov. 4, 1863  Among the front page column heads are: "Interesting From The South" "Movements of Jeff. Davis" 'The Rebel Press on the Great Lack of Food" "Companies of Soldiers are Marching Barefoot" "Operations in the Shenandoah Valley" "Federal Advance into North Carolina" and more.

Eight pages, very nice ... See More  

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How Napoleon treats Americans...

Item #680733

May 01, 1812

THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, May 1, 1812  Page 2 has: "Buonaparte's Treatment to the American" taking most of a column & introduced with: "The following is a plain unvarnished narrative of the cruelties & sufferings experienced by one of our fellow citizens during his captivity with our 'dear friends'...".

Four pages, damp staining to the bottom half,... See More  

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Early for color newspaper pages...

Item #680768

January 30, 1898

LE PETIT JOURNAL [The Little Newspaper]--Supplement, Paris, France, Jan. 30, 1898  This was a quite successful conservative, daily newspaper published from 1863 to 1944. Beginning in 1884 they did a weekly "Supplement" famous for their color lithograph front and back pages.

Such full page color prints in 19th century issues were rather uncommon. Quite displayable as such.

Complete... See More  

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