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649303

Over 340 years old and at a lesser price...

Item #649303
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1670's (2nd-rate)  A genuine issue of this famous title, the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today.

This newspaper is a bit "2nd rate" in condition, having minor disfigurements such as heavy foxing, edge tears, close trimming or other minor problems which allow us to discount ... See More  

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649262

Over 330 years old...

Item #649262
THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1692-1694. This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics & one of the earliest periodicals in English. Partially in question/answer format. This newspaper was published before any American newspapers even existed.

A single sheet newspaper... See More  

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649266

Reports from Parliament from the 1600's...

Item #649266
VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, London, England, 1692  A rare British newspaper much the size of others of the day. Fine & lengthy reporting on votes and other actions in Parliament. Nice condition & rarely offered at such a price. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date--but will have the format a... See More  

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649246

The world's oldest continually published English language newspaper...

Item #649246
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1699  An opportunity for a genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today. This issue is well over 300 years old. 

Very nice condition with some minor foxing, single sheet, printed on both sides. A very popular title & a foundation for any newspaper collection.&nb... See More  

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696588

Pamphlet printed in 1706...

Item #696588

January 02, 1706

London pamphlet from 1706. The full title page notes in part: "A SERMON Preach'd at Bow-Church London, on Monday, December. 30, 1706 Before the Societies for the Reformation of Manners" with more, London.

Complete in 16 numbered pages, 4 1/4 by 6 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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649279

Unusual, short-lived newspaper...

Item #649279
THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, 1710  Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a "stickler in the business of truth" and absolutely averse to siding with any political party. His little newspaper was a 4 page serial. It contained essays, letters and miscellaneous ... See More  

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649293

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649293
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE  A  lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1739), priced at a bargain due to being a blend of 2nd rate and slightly damaged issues. A great opportunity for authentic issues from the early 18th century at a fraction of their typical cost. The image shown is just an example of... See More  

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685208

London newspaper from 1727...

Item #685208

September 02, 1727

MIST'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, Sept. 2, 1727  A quite rare title containing a wide variety of news of the day. Amongst the various reports are items on criminals and their crimes. A wealth of advertisements as well, consuming most of pages 3 and 4.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, full red tax stamp on the front page, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, a bit irregular at the blank spine,  n... See More  

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704826

From Amsterdam in 1746...

Item #704826

May 20, 1746

LES ESTATS DE HOLLANDE, Amsterdam, May 20, 1746   An uncommon title from Europe, having a nice engraving in the middle of the masthead and a decorative first initial on the ftpg. (see photos).  Written in French, with news reports from St. Petersburg, Stockholm, Paris, and elsewhere. Attached at the back is a single sheet "Suite Des Nouvelles D'Amsterdam" of the same d... See More  

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698662

News from America...

Item #698662

December 09, 1746

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 9, 1746  Page 2 has an item noting that: "...from New England, that the government there sent 3 companies of their Militia to Annapolis Royal upon the first notice they received of the danger of that place...". Also a note concerning ship arrivals at Virginia.

Another item notes that a ship had blown up near Africa, and: "...that all t... See More  

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698909

Act of Parliament from 1747...

Item #698909

January 01, 1747

An Act of Parliament, London, 1747  This is: "An Act for repairing the Road leading from Cirencester, in the Count of Gloucester, to Birdlip's Hill, in the said County."

This is a 32 page document with a full title page featuring an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Measures 7 3/4 by 12 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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693604

Chase after a French ship on Lake Champlain...

Item #693604

January 24, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 24, 1760  The back page includes a letter from Halifax, Nova Scotia, followed by an: "Extract of a Letter from Crown Point" which includes: "Capt. Boring...been down Lake Champlain as far as...Nut Island...fell in with a top sail schooner which he gave chase to, but the Frenchman ...by this means escaped..." with a bit more on a naval is... See More  

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693651

A treaty negotiated with the Little Carpenter & the Cherokees of South Carolina...

Item #693651

March 18, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 6 and 18, 1760  A pair of issues containing the Treaty of Peace with the Cherokee Indian Nation.

Nearly half of page 5 of the March 6 issue is headed: "America" being the: "Treaty of Peace and Friendship concluded by his Excellency William H. Lyttelton, Esq., Captain-General and Governor in Chief of his Majesty's Province of South Carol... See More  

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693425

Indian troubles in South Carolina...

Item #693425

July 26, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1760  Most of the first column of the front page is taken up with: "America - Extract of a Letter from South Carolina" concerning troubles with the Indians, including: "...You have heard of the Cherokees breaking out in war against us...the Creek Indians have broke out also..." with more.

Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, nice condit... See More  

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696175

Trouble with pirates...

Item #696175

June 13, 1761

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 13, 1761  The front page begins with a report headed: "...Among the prisoners made by them was Capt. Osborne...but he in the night rising upon the crew, overcame them, and has brought his vessel safe into this port."

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 10 3/4 inches, partial red tax stamp on page 4, very nice condition.

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695166

Great wealth of reporting on the historic Siege of Havana...

Item #695166

September 14, 1762

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 14, 1762  Two-thirds of the front page and two-thirds of page 2 are taken up with a very lengthy & detailed report headed: "Journal of the Siege of Havannah".

The Siege of Havana was a very important & successful British siege against Spanish-ruled Havana as part of the French & Indian War. After Spain abandoned its policy of neutral... See More  

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696294

New York is thankful for the repeal of the Stamp Act...

Item #696294

August 28, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 28, 1766  The front page has most of a column taken up with an address of the governor of New York to the King. The focus is on thanking him for repealing the hated Stamp Act, one bit noting: "...to express those sentiments of gratuitous excited in all your American subjects by the late...mark of royal tenderness and clemency so conspicuous in your Maj... See More  

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649299

Uncommon provincial title with a decorative masthead...

Item #649299
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, 1769 (currently spelled Gloucester). Here is a very nice, four page issue from just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in the colonies. This issue has a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. The front page also has a red-inked tax stamp. This issue contains various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. ... See More  

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698664

A handsome newspaper from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #698664

July 18, 1768

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England (now spelled Gloucester), July 18, 1768  Various British news reports throughout, with its finest feature being the handsome masthead with two detailed engravings and the ornate lettering. This is from the period when the troubling relationship between England and America was coming to a head. The Boston Massacre would be less than 2 years away.

Four pages, a r... See More  

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698717

Act concerning high treason & piracy in America...

Item #698717

December 18, 1779

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

Th... See More  

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681156

The Asgill Affair: Asgill has been set free... British to leave New York...

Item #681156

August 03, 1782

THE ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, Aug. 3, 1782  Page 3 includes: "Lord Shelburne's scheme for prosecuting the American war is to withdraw the troops from New York, but to keep Charles-Town and to carry on hostilities chiefly at sea. The troops at New York to be sent to he West Indies...Advice received from Boston that two vessels were lately launched there...and that frigates ar... See More  

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673955

Congress to create a National Bank? Repaying the money owed to France... Indian troubles...

Item #673955

April 15, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 15, 1783  Page 3 has an item noting: "Letters from Phila. advise that several conferences had been held by the French Envoy with some...members of Congress...to...obtaining a proper settlement of the mode of payment of those sums which America is indebted to France...".

Also that: "The establishment of a grand national Bank on a plan simila... See More  

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674415

Loyalists have left New York...

Item #674415

October 30, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Oct. 30, 1783  The entire ftpg. is taken up with a very detailed review of a pamphlet: "Observations on the Commerce of  the American States".  Page 3 has a report from Paris that Ben Franklin presented medal to Mr. DeFleury for his efforts in the war.

The back page has an item noting: "The provisional articles of peace have been so indifferentl... See More  

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698728

Federal news from this temporary seat of government...

Item #698728

April 22, 1794

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & EVENING ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 22, 1794  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, very nice condition.

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698711

Federal news from this temporary seat of government...

Item #698711

June 05, 1794

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & EVENING ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 5, 1794  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, very nice condition.

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649281

Beautiful masthead in this 1795 Canterbury newspaper...

Item #649281

January 01, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795  We seldom have titles to offer from Canterbury, and this newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one of which is the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. A coat-of-arms in the middle, with very ornate lettering for 'Kentish Gazette'.

A fine issue of this ti... See More  

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698864

Handsome newspaper from the era...

Item #698864

August 21, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Aug. 21, 1795  A handsome issue of the 18th century, with two decorative embellishments in the masthead & ornate lettering in the title. Various British news & ads of the day with a partial red tax stamp on page 3.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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677041

Paul Revere from when he was the Masonic Grand Master...

Item #677041

September 09, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 9, 1795  The prime item in this issue is the page 3 ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the local Masons, which includes an engraving of the Masonic seal and which also is signed in type by: PAUL REVERE, Grand Master. The back page has a detailed "20 Dollars Reward" ad for a runaway slave.

Four pages, loose at the spine, various chipping at the m... See More  

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698642

Illustrated ship ads and slave-related ads...

Item #698642

May 20, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, May 20, 1796  The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements including 23 illustrated ship ads. The issue has no fewer than 4 slave-related ads, including: "For Sale, A Mulatto Wench..." all with details.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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677453

Two letters from Thomas Jefferson...

Item #677453

November 12, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Nov. 12, 1796  The front page contains two letters from Thomas Jefferson both concerning relations with France. Neither are signed in type by him.

The back page has 2 notices for the sale of western lands in the Northwest Territory.
Four pages, very nice condition.

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698595

From the temporary capital of the United States...

Item #698595

February 01, 1797

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 1, 1797  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction.

The front page is filled with advertisements including several illustrated ship ads. Also on the ftpg. is a notice for: "Proposals For Carrying the Mails of the United States". Insid... See More  

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698843

Three letters by Napoleon Buonaparte from the war front...

Item #698843

March 25, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, March 25, 1797  A very nice newspaper from the early weeks of John Adams' administration. who was inaugurated on March 4.

The back page has 3 letters from "Buonaparte, General in Chief of the Army of Italy, to the Executive Directory" datelined at Milan, each signed in type: Buonaparte. Various other reports and letters concernin... See More  

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665556

From the temporary capital of the United States...

Item #665556

June 19, 1797

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, June 19, 1797  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction.

The front page is filled with advertisements including eight illustrated ship ads. Inside has reports from the federal Congress.

Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, stains at the spine m... See More  

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698758

From when Philadelphia was the temporary capital of the United States...

Item #698758

January 13, 1798

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Jan. 13, 1798  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction.

Page 2 has the latest reports from Congress. The back page has an ad for a recently published book: "Observations on Certain Documents...The History of the United States for the year 1796... See More  

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684124

Handsome masthead...

Item #684124

August 11, 1798

FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England, Aug. 11, 1798  Nice engraving in the masthead. The news reports are mostly from England and other parts of Europe. Red tax stamp on the back page.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few minor stains, good condition.

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698709

On the Alien and Sedition Acts...

Item #698709

February 20, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 20, 1799  Page 2 has a lengthy resolution passed by the House of Representatives that reads in part: "...The sedition and alien acts this House conceive, contain nothing terrifying, but to the flagitious and designing...That it is the opinion of this House, that ought not to concur in the design of the resolutions of Kentucky."

Page 2 also has a rep... See More  

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698908

Napoleon Bonaparte's letters... Piracy & barbarity...

Item #698908

April 22, 1799

J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE COMMERCIAL & POLITICAL, Boston, April 22, 1799  Most of pages 1 and 4 are taken up with: "Buonaparte's Letters - Translations". Page 3 has: "Unprecedented Barbarity, Piracy and Murder".

Four pages, very nice condition.

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698559

The naval hero Horatio Nelson... Alexander Hamilton...

Item #698559

October 23, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 23, 1799  Page 3 has two letters signed in type by: Nelson, being the celebrated Horatio Nelson concerning naval actions in Europe.

Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" signed by the governor of Mass., Moses Gill, "For a Day of Public Thanksgiving". Other news of the day. The back page has a nice "War Department"... See More  

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667646

Letters to Jefferson, with his response...

Item #667646

July 27, 1801

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 27, 1801  Page 2 has a "Remonstrance" from the merchants of New Haven on the removal of the tax collector in favor of another. This is followed by: "The President's Reply" which takes over a full column & signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

This is followed by another letter on the same concern: "To Thomas Jefferson, Preside... See More  

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667660

Letters to Jefferson, with his response...

Item #667660

July 27, 1801

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 27, 1801  Page 2 has a "Remonstrance" from the merchants of New Haven on the removal of the tax collector in favor of another. This is followed by: "The President's Reply" which takes over a full column & signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

This is followed by another letter on the same concern: "To Thomas Jefferson, Preside... See More  

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667653

Jefferson defends an appointment...

Item #667653

July 29, 1801

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 29, 1801  The front page has a "Remonstrance" of the merchants of New Haven, to the President, concerning the removal of the Revenue Collector & appointment of his replacement.

This is followed by: "The President's Reply" in which he justifies the action, signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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649304

Displayable masthead... early 19th century...

Item #649304
NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802  A typical "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed.  Actual dates vary, but the issue sent will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.

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684521

On the Louisiana Purchase...

Item #684521

November 24, 1803

BOSTON GAZETTE, Nov. 24, 1803  The middle of the front page has over a full column taken up with: "LOUISIANA" which is a very lengthy editorial concerning the purchase, recently concluded.

It begins: "The treaty places the U.S. in the best possible position to avoid the usual causes of war; we have no neighbour settled near our settlements; but it may be said, that Spain may b... See More  

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684928

Jefferson and Bainbridge on the Tripolitan War...

Item #684928

March 28, 1804

NEW YORK HERALD, March 28, 1804  The front page has a message from the President to Congress concerning Captain Bainbridge, commander of the Philadelphia frigate which was captured in the Tripolitan War or the first Barbary War, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. What follows is a letter, datelined from Tripoli, signed by the commander: W. Bainbridge.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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667565

Thomas Jefferson letters...

Item #667565

April 17, 1806

UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, April 17, 1806  The back page contains four letters to Congress each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson, regarding situation with England.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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667566

Jefferson letter concerning the Tripolitan War...

Item #667566

May 05, 1806

UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, May 5, 1806  As part of proceedings form Congress, page 3 has a message: "...received from the president of the U. States..." to Congress concerning the Tripolitan war, signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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698655

Trial coverage on the Burr Conspiracy...

Item #698655

June 25, 1807

BOSTON GAZETTE, June 25, 1807  Page 2 has two reports headed: "Burr's Trial" with detailed text consuming over two columns. Much is available on the internet concerning the Burr Conspiracy.

Four pages, nice condition.

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695455

First of this title we have offered...

Item #695455

September 12, 1809

THE WHIG, Baltimore, Maryland, Sept. 12, 1809  This is the first of this title we have located. A typical newspaper of the day with the front page filled with advertisements and news items on pages 2 and 3. Articles include: "Killing--No Murder" "Kidnapper" and "The Examiner" plus various bulletins from Europe.

Four pages, nice condition.

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695220

Failures in the northern frontier... Naval reports...

Item #695220

March 29, 1814

THE WAR, New York, March 29, 1814  The entire front page is taken up with a continuation of "Documents" explaining the causes of the failure of the American military on the northern frontier. Included are documents signed by: Isaac Shelby, W. Hampton, & John Armstrong. These reports carry over to page 2.

Other reports within include: "Grand Naval Challenge" which take... See More  

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689810

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #689810

October 26, 1814

NATIONAL AEGIS, Worcester, Massachusetts, Oct. 26, 1814  Among the War of 1812 reports within: "Destruction of the Pirates of Barataria" near New Orleans; "Copy of a Letter from John K. Smith to the Sec'ry of the Navy" dated at New Orleans; "Defeat of the Enemy being "General Orders" from Mobile with much good reporting.

Also: "Good News From the S... See More  

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694687

An instant mini-collection... 10 newspapers from the 1800's...

Item #694687
(10) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of ten newspapers with at least 5 different titles dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition---not a damaged lot and no pulpish newspapers. A popular way to assemble a variety of titles at a low price. You will receive 10 differently dated American newspapers, spread over a minimum of 5 different titles, ranging from 1820 to 1899, in average... See More  

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694547

Piracy and murder...

Item #694547

June 24, 1820

BOSTON INTELLIGENCER & EVENING GAZETTE, June 24, 1820  Among the articles within: "More Piracy & Murder!" "The New Throne" for England; two reports of a great fire at Troy, New York.

Four pages, scattered foxing, some tears at the blank spine, mostly good condition.

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696969

Among Jefferson's last letters, to Henry Lee...

Item #696969

November 25, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 25, 1826  Inside 2 1/2 pages taken up with: "The Late Mr. Jefferson" who passed away nearly 5 months earlier (July 4) which includes a lengthy letter signed: H. Lee. This is followed by a lengthier letter datelined: "Monticello, May 15, 1826" just 1 1/2 months before his death, signed: Th. Jefferson. Then another letter from... See More  

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685026

Mormon connection to counterfeiters?

Item #685026

May 19, 1827

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 19, 1827  Inside has a rather brief article: "Counterfeiters" noting in part: "A whole nest of counterfeiters of coin has been arrested near Painesville, Ohio & another at Ashtabula...chiefly manufactured pieces in imitation of half-dollars..." with a bit more.

One could argue an early Mormon connection here.

Allegations wer... See More  

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649976

Chang & Eng, the original Siamese twins, arrive in the United States...

Item #649976

August 22, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 22, 1829  Page 4 has nearly half a column taken up with: "Remarkable Natural Curiosity", a report of the arrival in the United States of Chang and Eng Bunker, the original Siamese Twins (of eventual P.T. Barnum fame). Although not mentioned by name research confirms this account is about them.

It notes in part: "The ship Sachem arr... See More  

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698699

Just as sold on the streets, with the original outer wrappers...

Item #698699

December 26, 1837

WALDIE'S SELECT CIRCULATING LIBRARY, Philadelphia, Dec. 26, 1837  Printed in the masthead: "Furnishing The Best Popular Literature--Memoirs, Biography, Novels, Tales, Travels, Voyages, etc."

Of interest is that this issue still has the original outer wrappers, was never bound nor trimmed. Just as sold on the streets.

Complete in 20 pages plus the wrappers, 9 3/4 by 12 1/2 inch... See More  

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692847

The famous slave ship Amistad...

Item #692847

November 23, 1839

THE NEW-YORKER, New York, Nov. 23, 1839  



* La Amistad slave ship case



Near the back is a brief item concerning the famous slave ship Amistad, about which Stephen Spielberg directed a movie of the same name.

The report notes: "The case of the Amistad has been again before the U.S. Court in session this week at Hartford, and was further postponed by the Court to January, to give ti... See More  

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704486

Death of General Macomb... Mormons arriving from Quebec, bound for Illinois...

Item #704486

July 10, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 10, 1841  Page 3 has a lengthy account of a loss in the military: "...the melancholy intelligence of the exit of the distinguished ALEXANDER MACOMB, the late major general commanding-in-chief...". Included is a small graphic of "The Hearse" with the positions of the pall bearers.

The back page has a brief item concerning the: ... See More  

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685080

Mormons are building the Nauvoo Temple... Tyler's state-of-the-union address...

Item #685080

October 02, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 2, 1841  The back page has a small report: "Mormons" noting in part: "Joseph Smith, the leader of this sect, has resigned the editorial chair of the 'Times and Seasons' to John Taylor, who tells us that 'The Temple of God in Nauvoo' is progressing by the voluntary labor of the 'Saints' who turn out with their... See More  

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685483

A story on slavery...

Item #685483

November 29, 1843

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 29, 1843  Page 3 has: "George And John Evans, Or, A Story on Slavery" which concerning two brothers, one an abolitionist and the other a slave-owner. The article takes two-thirds of a column.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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685484

Occupation of Hawaii by the British...

Item #685484

December 01, 1843

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 1, 1843  Page 3 has a full column headed: "From The Sandwich Island", now known as the Hawaiian Islands, which concerns the Paulet Affair.

This was the unofficial five-month occupation of Hawaii by a British naval officer. It was ended by the arrival of American warships sent to defend Hawaii's independence. 

Four pages... See More  

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691609

On the discovery of the planet Neptune...

Item #691609

April 15, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D. C., April 15, 1847  Page 3 has 2 1/2 columns taken up with much detail--very scientific--concerning the recent discovery of the new planet known as Neptune. Credit is given to Urbain Le Verrier but much work was done by others as well.

This is no typical 2-paragraph report as found in other newspapers. This is a very detailed account.

Four pages,... See More  

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695237

Four slave-related ads from this leading slave import city...

Item #695237

August 11, 1847

THE CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 11, 1847  In 14 years this city would be the hotbed for secession from the Union, not surprising given it was the largest American point of disembarkation for the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Page 3 has four slave-related ads, one headed: "Negroes Wanted.." each having various particulars. The ads are shown in the photos.

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698762

The California Gold Rush...

Item #698762

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 repo... See More  

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698607

Early reports from the California Gold Rush...

Item #698607

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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686942

On Taylor's inauguration... From California...

Item #686942

March 15, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 15, 1849  Page 3 has: "The Voice of The West" which has a report on the inaugural of President Taylor. Also: "From California" which includes a report concerning the establishment of a government.

Also: "Official - Appointments By the President" with a list.

Four pages, nice condition.

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686998

The Indians in Texas... The California Gold Rush...

Item #686998

June 01, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 1, 1849  Page 3 reports include: "Indian Hostilities in Texas" which includes several reports from Brownsville. "Further Details from California" has some great accounts of life there during the gold rush. Under "Official" are 3 dispatches each signed in type: Z. Taylor". 

Four pages, very nice condi... See More  

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693456

Concerning gold discoveries in California...

Item #693456

May 09, 1850

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., May 9, 1850  



* California gold rush



The back page has a report headed; "One Month Later From California" which reports on gold: "...a large amount of metal, purporting to be and bearing the semblance of gold dust, was received...of a constant supply of this spurious metal to this port. Whether it is to be used in coinage, disseminated t... See More  

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692763

Death of Zachary Taylor... Slave ads in this antebellum Louisiana newspaper...

Item #692763

July 19, 1850

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, July 19, 1850  Newspapers from the pre-Civil War South are rather difficult to find. Here is one from Louisiana.

Page 2 has 2 1/2 columns taken up with reports on the death of President Zachary Taylor, with column heads: "Official Proceedings Of The Cabinet Consequent Upon Gen. Taylor's Death".

Among the many back page ads is one headed: "Sla... See More  

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692185

California to become a state... Jenny Lind, the Swedish Nightingale...

Item #692185

September 14, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, Sept. 14, 1850  Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

Among the articles: "Mob Law In Macon, Georgia" "Congress--The Texas Boundary Bill with an Amendment Establishing the Territory of New Mexico & the Bill Admitting California all Passed!" "Emigration--The Railroad" report... See More  

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649284

Magazine by Charles Dickens... An issue from 1851-1853...

Item #649284
HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, 1851-1853  Charles Dickens published this magazine from 1850 to 1859. Having been frustrated by the interference of publishers when editing three other magazines, Dickens determined that he would have a free hand on "Household Words". Dickens directed every aspect of the magazine's production. He wrote for the magazine, solicited contributions and revise... See More  

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693273

Early advertisement for the historic Cape May Congress Hall hotel...

Item #693273

July 11, 1851

THE DAILY UNION, City of Washington, D.C., July 11, 1851  Among the advertisements on page 2 is one for the Congress Hall Hotel, headed: "Sea Bathing, Cape May, N.J." and beginning: "Congress Hall is now open for the reception of visitors..." with various detail.

Congress Hall is a very historic hotel in Cape May, first constructed in 1816 as a wooden boarding house at th... See More  

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698735

Building a railroad to the Rocky Mountains...

Item #698735

March 18, 1852

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1852  The front page has: "Fugitive Slaves" as well as: "Export of Gold From California" which includes a chart. Also: "From Texas" and "From El Paso" "A Patriot of the Rio Grande".

Page 2 has: "A Plan for Constructing a Railroad over the Plains between the Missouri River and the Rocky ... See More  

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649254

Westward expansion... Decorative masthead...

Item #649254
OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, 1850-1856  A lot of four issues in mixed condition, all with a great masthead and with at least some westward-expansion themed reporting and/or advertising.  One of the more decorative mastheads  of the era.  Four pages, some fold wear, edge tears, etc.  All issues are complete and are offered at a significant discount over their single issue pri... See More  

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698663

Published by P.T. Barnum...

Item #698663
ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Nov. 5, 1853  Phineas T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly", the latter two becoming immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues, or less than one year.

Among the prints are: "Crater of... See More  

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698725

Expedition to Greenland... Earthquake in San Francisco...

Item #698725

March 29, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 29, 1856  Inside has 2 pages of text with  7 prints on: "Expedition To Greenland". Also a full page with 4 prints on: "Dreadful Catastrophe at Philadelphia" being the burning of the ferry boat 'New Jersey'.

Other prints: "Maple Sugar Camp" in New England; a view of: "Stockholm, Capital of Sweden&q... See More  

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698612

Detailed account of the capture of a slave ship...

Item #698612

June 27, 1856

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 27, 1856  Page 7 has: "The New York Slave Trade - Seizure & Condemnation of the General Pierce" with the lengthy article providing much detail on the capture of the slave ship.

Also: "From Fort Kearny" has a report on a skirmish with Cheyenne Indians.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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636876
Item #636876
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY -- the first year: 1857 A lot of 5 issues but all in '2nd rate' condition. Very few illustrations from this initial year.

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689995

View of Communipiaw, New Jersey...

Item #689995

February 07, 1857

BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Feb. 7, 1857  The front page has a print & article: "The Dogs of St. Bernard". Among the prints within is a nice view of; "Communipaw, New Jersey" with an article on the town. Communipaw is now a neighborhood in Jersey City.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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675275

Baseball reports from before the Civil War...

Item #675275

May 30, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 30, 1857  Inside under "Base Ball" is a brief report stating that a new club was recently formed at Franklin, N.J. Also a brief report about a new club called the "Bunker Hill Club" that was formed at Charleston, Mass.

A wealth of other sports related reports.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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675276

Early baseball, in a sporting publication...

Item #675276

June 20, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 20, 1857  Inside under "Base Ball" is a very brief summary of a match between the "Light" & Heavy" weights of the Empire Base Ball Club. There is also a nice article with details about the "Brooklyn Base Ball Clubs", specifically the Charter Oak, Alert and Nassau clubs. Includes a description of the unifor... See More  

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695708

Much reporting on cricket matches on the front page...

Item #695708

October 17, 1857

SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 17, 1857  It is subtitled in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Agriculture, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage". 

Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with: "Cricketer's Chronicle" which reports on four cricket matches, with the "box score" for each. Considerable coverage on this sport and great to have ... See More  

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683650

Mormon election results...

Item #683650

September 10, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 10, 1858  Page 3 has: "Utah" which reports on the territorial elections and other news items from Utah.

Four pages, small piece from the top margin of the back leaf, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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690047

Early view of Toronto... Scenes on the Mississippi...

Item #690047

October 23, 1858

BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Oct. 23, 1858  The front page features a print and article: "Scene on the Mississippi, At Memphis, Tennessee" which shows two paddle-wheelers.

Among the prints within are: "The Orcas Institute for Young Ladies, Near Worcester, Mass." "The New Bridge at Brest in France" "The Famous Castle of St. Pietro, at Verona", and a ... See More  

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695735

Baseball and boxing...

Item #695735

October 30, 1858

SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 30, 1858  It is subtitled in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage". 

Page 5 has: "The Great Prize Fight" which provides a round-by-round report of the boxing match between John Morrissey and John C. Heenan.

Page 7 has a brief item: "New Base Ball Club" which begins: "A Base ... See More  

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684670

Long Island Sound steamboats...

Item #684670

August 20, 1859

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, Aug. 20, 1859  Perhaps the most outstanding aspect of this newspaper is the beautiful & large masthead, plus each page is trimmed in a nautical theme.

The front page has a print of: "Louis Kossuth, the Hungarian Patriot" with a biography of him. Inside has a print of: "Snipe Shooting" and a nice scene of: "Long... See More  

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695719

Baseball on skates...

Item #695719

January 28, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Jan. 28, 1860  It is subtitled in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage". 

Page 6 has a report: "Base Ball" "A Game of Base Ball On Skates" with the report from Rochester, New York. Included is a list of players.

Also within is most of a page taken up with: "Life And B... See More  

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692520

The nation prepares for more secessions and war...

Item #692520

December 24, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 24, 1860 



* Southern crisis

* Secession talks

* Christmas eve




Considerable reporting on not just South Carolina leaving the Union, but other events that would soon lead to war.

Heads include: "The Carnival of Treason" "Secessionists In A Fog" "The Border States" "Mr. Cushing's Visit to Charleston" "The Secession... See More  

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681927

The Civil War would begin on this day...

Item #681927

April 12, 1861

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, April 12, 1861  With this being the day the Civil War would formally begin with the bombardment of Fort Sumter, articles are reflective of the mood of the day: "No Fighting at Fort Sumter" "Peaceful Order form Jeff Davis""Very Latest from Fort Sumter - Federal Vessels in Sight - Mustering of the Secession Clans" "... See More  

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690829

African-American soldiers in the Civil War...

Item #690829

August 06, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 6, 1861  War news is on the inside pages with page 5 having: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "How The Rebels Intend to Pay their Soldiers" "Blacks Armed to Scalp Union Men" "An Amnesty for the Insurgents" and more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, foxing & minor wear at the front page folds, good condition.

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695321

Unusual front page graphic...

Item #695321

August 15, 1861

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 15, 1861  The front page features a nice print of: "The Late Brigadier General Lyon" which is unusual, as typically front page graphics from the Civil War era were maps and not prints of famous men.

The first column features a lengthy stack of headlines including: "THE REBELLION" "Death of Col. Farnham" "The Great Battle at S... See More  

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692724

Treason is dying out in Texas...

Item #692724

August 16, 1861

THE WORLD, New York, Aug. 16, 1861  Nice front page column heads on the Civil War include: "The Southern Rebellion" "Good News From Texas" "Treason Dying Out" "The Rebels Approaching the Potomac" "The Ringleaders Sent to Tortugas" and more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed (desired), minimal fold wear, small tears at margins, some fold fo... See More  

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692580

The Yankees in Kentucky...

Item #692580

September 09, 1861

THE WORLD, New York, Sept. 9, 1861  Over half of the first column is taken up with a nice stack of heads on the Civil including: "The Southern Rebellion" "Important From Kentucky" "The Stars & Stripes Floating Over the Capitol" "Probable Abandonment of more Forts on the North Carolina Coast" "Arrest of Baltimore Secessionists" and more.

E... See More  

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695305

Map showing Ship Island during the Civil War...

Item #695305

December 17, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 17, 1861  The format of this title at this time was advertisements on the front page with the wealth of Civil War reporting on inside pages. 
The back page features a Civil War map headed: "SHIP ISLAND AND ITS SURROUNDINGS". Column heads include: "THE EXPEDITION TO SHIP ISLAND" "Unobstructed Landing" "Slavery in the Distr
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649245

A Charles Dickens publication...

Item #649245
ALL THE YEAR ROUND, London, 1862 (single issue from 1862)  This was a weekly periodical "Conducted By Charles Dickens", as noted in the masthead. Filled with various literary content, this issue contains 24 pages is in very nice, clean condition, 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Nice to have the "Charles Dickens" name in the title.

Disbound without wrappers.  The image is an examp
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695277

Railroad connections in the South...

Item #695277

March 25, 1862

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 25, 1862  The front page features a nice map headed: "Map Showing the Position of Beaufort, Newbern, Goldsboro, and Their Railroad Connections".

Many column Civil War heads including: "THE REBELLION" "Latest From Winchester" "Stragglers Captured" "Wendell Phillips Mobbed at Cincinnati" "He Announces Himself a... See More  

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695278

Front page print of General Banks...

Item #695278

March 29, 1862

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 29, 1862  The front page features a nice print of: "GENERAL NATHANIEL PL BANKS", with a biographical sketch included. This was one of just a few newspapers which includes prints of notables of the Civil War.

Front page column heads include; "The Devasting Rebellion" "The Battle Near Winchester, Va." "The Killed & Wounded... See More  

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688712

Mary & Abe Lincoln afflicted over the death of Willie...

Item #688712

April 02, 1862

WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 2, 1862  Although the title would suggest mostly religious content, there is also much reporting on the on-going Civil War.

The front page has: "Great Battle At Winchester, Va." "A Visit to the Monitor" "Kentucky--The 'Reign of Terror Over' " "Nashville" "Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln" which ... See More  

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691773

Prelude to the battle of Fredericksburg...

Item #691773

November 24, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 24, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "ARMY OPERATIONS IN VIRGINIA" "Refusal of the Rebels to Surrender Fredericksburgh" "The Passage of the Rappahannock to be Disputed" "Our Artillery Put in Position to Shell the Place" and more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, once folded into quarters ... See More  

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691776

Latest reports on the Civil War...

Item #691776

November 26, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 26, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Important From New Orleans" "National Prisoners Shot by the Rebels" "Army Operations In ?Virginia" "A Battle Probable for the Possession of Fredericksburg" "A Rebel Cavalry Raid Into Poolesville, Maryland" & much more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trim... See More  

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693867

Latest reports from the field of battle...

Item #693867

December 17, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 17, 1862  



* Battle of Fredericksburg - Virginia

* General Burnside vs. Robert E. Lee




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From General Burnside's Army" "Retreat to this Side of the Rappahannock" "All the Army & the Wounded Safely this Side" "The Enemy Unaware of the Movement" "Further Detai... See More  

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649300

From the Oneida Community... Civil War era...

Item #649300
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Civil War era  A lot of ten  issues from this well-known socialistic "commune" from during the Civil War but with minimal war-related content. Four pages each, 10 by 13 inches, very nice condition.

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684539

Civil War newspaper from California...

Item #684539

January 21, 1863

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, Jan. 21, 1863  It's uncommon to fine Civil War era newspapers from the West Coast, but here is one. Not surprisingly various war reports on pages 2 and 3.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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689143

Many war-related prints...

Item #689143

February 07, 1863

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 7, 1863  The front page shows: "The Night Burial At Sea--Funeral Rites to a Dead Volunteer...". 

Prints within include: "Grand Requiem Mass In St. Patrick's Cathedral" "The Capture of Galveston--Blowing Up of the U.s. Gunboat Westfield..." "Butchering & Dressing Cattle for Distribution to the Union... See More  

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698736

Civil War map of Port Hudson, Louisiana...

Item #698736

February 11, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1863  The front page is dominated by a Civil War map titled: "Situation Of Port Hudson" which shows the vicinity as well, from Baton Rouge to the south, to St. Francisville & Bayou Sara to the north.

Many one column war-related heads as well including: "The War In Tennessee" "Occupation of Lebanon By Our Forces" "600 of Morgan... See More  

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698730

Civil War map on the rebel defenses at Port Hudson...

Item #698730

March 20, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 20, 1863  The front page is dominated by a nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "REBEL DEFENSES AT PORT HUDSON". Among the column heads on the Civil War are: "Late Rebel News" "Averill's Cavalry Expedition" "Rosecrans on the War Patch" "Closing In Around Charleston" "Reported Attack on Helena" The Cav... See More  

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698608

Map of Port Hudson, and military illustrations inside...

Item #698608

March 31, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 31, 1863  The front page features a nice & detailed map headed: "Map Of Port Hudson" along the Mississippi.

Also front page column heads: "Naval Engagement at Port Hudson" "The Mississippi Abandoned & Destroyed" "Union Victory at Berwick's Bay" and more.

See the photos for the various page 2 & 3 illustrations of... See More  

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172674

The Civil War in Louisiana... Slaves head toward freedom...

Item #172674

May 09, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 9, 1863  The entire front page is taken up with a print: "On Picket Duty in the Swamps of Louisiana". Inside two half pages show: "Brashear City, Berwick's Bay, La., Base of General Banks's Operations" and "Iron-clad 'Barrataria' Snagged in Amite River, La. and Attacked by Rebel Guerrillas". There is a great full... See More  

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681780

An appeal to the soldiers...

Item #681780

August 09, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From the South" "The Appeal to the Troops" "Alabama Preparing for the Crisis" "Proclamation of Gov. Shorter" "The Last Dais of Vicksburg" "Interesting From Norfolk" "The Attack on Charleston" "Admiral Farragut En Route for New ... See More  

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690794

Yankess moving towards Richmond...

Item #690794

May 07, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GRAND MOVEMENT" "The Advance Into Virginia" "The Rebel Army Falling Back on Richmond" "Highly Important from the Peninsula" "Gen. Butler's Army Lands Successfully at City Point" "Cavalry Fighting at Thoroughfare Gap" "An Important O... See More  

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681973

Second Battle of Petersburg... Civil War...

Item #681973

June 18, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 18, 1864 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Grant's Rapid Progress" "Capture of Petersburg" "Retreat of the Rebels Across the Appomattox" "Bravery of the Negro Troops" "Rebels Abandon their Fortifications in Front of Bermuda Hundred" "Details of Grant's Gre... See More  

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682948

The Civil War in Georgia...

Item #682948

June 25, 1864

THE WORLD, New York, June 25, 1864  Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald. Front page column heads on the Civil War include: "THE GRAND CAMPAIGN" "The Petersburg and Weldon Road Occupied" "Attack Upon Gen. Sheridan on the Chickahominy" "Rebel Purpose Defeated" "The War in Georgia" "Details of the Battle... See More  

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698856

Latest news from the Civil War...

Item #698856

June 30, 1864

THE WORLD, New York, June 30, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GRAND CAMPAIGN" "The Petersburg & Weldon Road Occupied" "Early's Corps Sent to Lynchburg" "Attack Upon Gen. Sheridan on the Chickahominy" "Rebels Purpose Defeated" "Gen. Grant's View of the Situation" "The War in Georgia&... See More  

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682000

Sherman marching toward Atlanta...

Item #682000

July 20, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 20, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Marching Toward Atlanta" "Johnston Driven Within His Defenses" "Early Capture of the Place Seems Assured" and other smaller heads.

Eight pages, great condition.

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682113

Sherman's work in Georgia...

Item #682113

August 19, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 19, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT" "Gallant Conduct of the Troops Under General Hancock" "Storming & Capture of Rebel Works" "Brilliant Cavalry Operations" "SHERMAN" "Sharp Fight At Dalton" "Impetuous Charge of the Colored Infantry" "The Rebels Driven Bac... See More  

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691082

A great victory at Winchester...

Item #691082

September 21, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1864  Among the many front page column heads on the Civil War are: "VICTORY!" "Great Battle in the Shenandoah Valley" "The Rebels Defeated by General Sheridan" "The Battle of Bunker Hill" "The Enemy Thoroughly Whipped" "They Are Pursued Behind Winchester" "The Rebel Generals Gordon, Wharton, Rodes, and ... See More  

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649267

Ornate masthead...

Item #649267
ADVOCATE FAMILY GUARDIAN, New York, 1865  A rather ornate & decorative masthead in this small newspaper, filled primarily with literary & womanly concerns. Edited by Mrs. Sarah R. Bennett of the "American Female Guardian Society". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1865 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 11 by ... See More  

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690728

Surrender of Dick Taylor...

Item #690728

May 09, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 9, 1865  Inside has: "Literature of the Rebellion" "Sherman's Army At Richmond--Grand Review at Bull Run" "Surrender of Dick Taylor's Forces" "London Times on Lee's Surrender" "Evidence of Jeff. Davis' Complicity" and more.

Four pages, small folio size, very nice condition.

... See More  

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690730

Trial of Lincoln's conspirators...

Item #690730

May 17, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 17, 1865  Page 2 begins with a nice editorial: "The Conspiracy Trial" which was just beginning in Washington.

Page 3 also has a full column headed: "The Assassination Trial" "Condensed Summary of the Evidence" "The Testimony Against Spangler, O'Laughlin and Mudd" "The Secret Evidence Made Public".... See More  

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690742

Trial of Lincoln's conspirators... End of war reports...

Item #690742

May 20, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 20, 1865  Reports inside include: "New Hampshire Troops Ordered Home" "Arrival of Jeff Davis at Fortress Monroe" "More Details of His Flight" "The 'Kegs of Specie' "His Escort Has an Itching for Them" and more.

Four pages, small folio size, very nice condition.

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698778

Celebrating returning Civil War soldiers...

Item #698778

May 25, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1865  The top of the first column on the front page has a nice graphic of an eagle on the U.S. shield, plus: "REVIEW ! " "150,000 Veterans" "The Pageant On Wednesday" "The Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "The Tattered Ensigns of the Republic" "The Boys who 'Marched Down to the Sea' ". A nice front p... See More  

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698566

Celebrating returning Civil War soldiers...

Item #698566

May 25, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1865 



* When Johnny Comes Marching Home

* Civil War soldiers welcome home

* William T. Sherman's sea marchers




The top of the first column on the ftpg. has a nice graphic of an eagle on the U.S. shield, plus: "REVIEW ! " "150,000 Veterans" "The Pageant On Wednesday" "The Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "The T... See More  

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680219

A racist newspaper on the post-war events...

Item #680219

August 26, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, Aug. 26, 1865  A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on events of the day provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

Among the articles: "Hon. Alexander H. Stephens" "State Suffrage Law" "Indian Life in the West - The ... See More  

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680220

A racist newspaper on the post-war events...

Item #680220

September 02, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, Sept. 2, 1865  A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on events of the day provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

Among the articles: "A Voice from the Returned Soldier" "The Soldiers for the Constitution as it Is and the Uni... See More  

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666565

Johnson's first state-of-the-union address...

Item #666565

December 13, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 13, 1865  All of page 2 and a portion of page 3 are taken up with the "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" which is Andrew Johnson's state-of-the-union address. Obviously much reflection on the closing events of the Civil War and the various Reconstruction efforts. It is signed in type: Andrew Johnson

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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666564

Grant's account of the closing events of the war...

Item #666564

December 20, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 20, 1865  Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with a great account of the closing events of the war, headed: "OPERATIONS OF THE ARMY" "Abstract of General Grant's Official Report--The Last Days of the Rebellion--The Brilliant Campaigns of 1864-1865--The Operations Against Richmond, Atlanta and the Valley". Considerable detail.

Eig... See More  

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698656

Ten issues: a racist newspaper after the Civil War's end...

Item #698656

December 30, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, a lot of ten issues from May thru September, 1865  A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. Each issue has content relating in some way to life after the Civil War, with a different slant on reporting compared to more traditional newspapers.

Each is loose at the spine where once guillotined for micr... See More  

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684751

A newspaper predicting the future...

Item #684751

July 01, 1866

BROUGHTON'S MONTHLY PLANET READER AND ASTROLOGICAL JOURNAL, Philadelphia, July, August, September, 1866  A fascinating and very unusual newspaper of small-size themed on predicting what would happen in the future--great to read in hindsight.

Among the articles: "The Hourly Motions of the Superior Planets" "Extraordinary Effects of a Lunar Eclipse" "The Fate of Th... See More  

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649285

Tiny newspaper...

Item #649285
THE O.C. DAILY, 1867  No, it's not from Orange County, but rather from the Oneida Community in New York. This is a tiny newspaper, measuring just 4 by 5 inches, four pages. Various tidbits, great condition. Note: month and day will be different than the one shown in the photo.

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692694

Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial...

Item #692694

May 08, 1868

WILMINGTON JOURNAL, North Carolina, May 8, 1868  The top of the last column has: "Impeachment--Eloquent and Patriotic Address of Mr. Stanbery In Defence of the President of the United States" and then also: "Trial of Mr. Davis" in Richmond.

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698666

On buying Alaska...

Item #698666

July 15, 1868

DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, July 15,1868  A wide variety of news reports both local and regional and a huge quantity of ads as well.

Among the front page articles: "The Alaska Purchase" "Tramp To California" "Nevada--The Yellow Jacket Incident" "Murder & Lynching at Surprise Valley" "The Osage Land Treaty" and more.

Four pages,... See More  

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649305

Ornate and displayable masthead...

Item #649305
SATURDAY NIGHT, Philadelphia, 1869  A decorative masthead with content that is primarily literary in nature. There is a front page illustration & a few more inside, with a border around each page. The photo is "generic" but your issue will have a very similar look. Measures 21 by 14 inches with 8 pages. Minor wear.

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697194

Published by the Aetna Life Insurance Company...

Item #697194

January 01, 1870

THE AETNA, Frederick, Maryland, January, 1870  "A Journal Devoted To The Interests of Life Insurance" as noted in the masthead.

An eight page issue, volume 2, number 2, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one page sheet, 10 by 13 inches, much wear to the top half of the front leaf including a small piece from a blank margin, otherwise mostly good.

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649272

From the Oneida Community...

Item #649272
THE CIRCULAR or AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, 1870's  A lot of 10 issues from this well-known socialist "commune" (of Oneida flatware/silverware fame) from the post-Civil War 19th century. All are in great condition. Small folio size, 4 pages.

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690630

First of this specialty title we have located...

Item #690630

October 13, 1870

SHOE & LEATHER REPORTER, New York, Boston, & Phila., Oct. 13, 1870  One of the more curious titles we've come across "Devoted to the Trade in Leather, Boots and Shoes, Findings, Harness, Hides, Skins, Wool, Furs, Tanning Materials and Collateral Branches" as noted in the masthead.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, foxed at the fold & margins, mild wear at the ma... See More  

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698905

First African-American to serve in the House of Representatives...

Item #698905

December 19, 1870

THE CIRCULAR, Oneida Community (New York), Dec. 19, 1870  Near the top of the back page is a brief yet very significant report. It reads: "Joseph H. Rainey, a colored man, has taken his seat in the House of Representatives as the member elect from the 4th District of South Carolina."

Joseph Rainey was the very first African American to serve in the House of Representatives.

This w... See More  

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684310

Early & very nice newspaper from San Diego...

Item #684310

October 04, 1871

SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 4, 1871  Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead. 

The bottom of the front page has an item beginning: "General Crook's policy is the only one that can redeem 'Arizona from the Apaches ad guarantee to the citizens of that country protection whi... See More  

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691808

Comanche Indian troubles...

Item #691808

January 03, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 3, 1874  Page 5 has one column head: "Indian Ravages In Texas" "Over Twenty-Five Ranchmen Killed By One Party Of Comanches--A Raiding Party Routed" with various details.

Eight pages, four binding holes at the first column do not affect the mentioned article, otherwise nice condition.

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691735

Death of famed African explorer Dr. Livingstone...

Item #691735

January 28, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 28, 1874  The top of a front page column has: "Dr. Livingstone - His Death Officially Confirmed". The report from London notes in part: "...Dr. Livingstone died in Lobisa after crossing marches, with the water at one time, for three hours consecutively, above his waist. The sufferings of his whole party were terrible, and ten of them died in consequence...&... See More  

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693033

On the death of the African explorer Dr. Livingstone...

Item #693033

March 30, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1874  The front page has most of a column taken up with: "DR. LIVINGSTONE" "Last Hours of the Great Explorer" "Particular of His Illness And Death--

a Report to Return to England--His Diary Kept Up to April 27, 1873". There are several subheads in this article concerning the death of the African Explorer.

Eight pages, four notebook bin... See More  

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693032

Stagecoach robbery... The new king of Hawaii...

Item #693032

April 09, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1874  The front page has: "A Highway Robbery In Texas--Passengers of a Stage-Coach Robbed" which is a classic report from the Old West.

Page 4 has an interesting article: "Ten Hours, or Eight?" which is a detailed report--taking over half a column--on the debate as to whether a work day should be 8 or 10 hours.

Page 5 hs: "the Expedition Aga... See More  

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698618

On the Bowley-Jones political feud in South Carolina...

Item #698618

August 21, 1874

RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Virginia, Aug. 21, 1874  Page 2 has a report concerning the Bowley-Jones feud within the Republican party of South Carolina. Both are African-Americans. Much can be found about them on Wikipedia. James Bowley had escaped slavery in Maryland with the help of Harriet Tubman.

"The Negro Quarrel At Georgetown, South Carolina" begins: "The disturbances at Georg... See More  

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675610

Nice article on Colorado's Chief Ouray...

Item #675610

October 28, 1879

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 28, 1879  The top of the front page has a column headed "Chief Ouray" which begins: "Ouray, the head chief of the Utes and Uncompahgre, is an Indian of remarkable ability..." with much more, taking close to half a column. Because of his leadership ability, Ouray was acknowledged by the United States government as a chief of the Ut... See More  

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675606

On the future of Southern California... San Diego harbor...

Item #675606

November 11, 1879

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Nov. 11, 1879  The front page has two reports which are interesting to read some 140 years later: "The Future of Southern California" which notes near the beginning: "It has been customary in some quarters to underrate the southern counties of California. It has been urged that they are dried up regions...".

Also: "San Diego Harbor&qu... See More  

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649311

Collection of stamp collecting magazines...

Item #649311
(10) STAMP COLLECTING MAGAZINES: Lot of ten different titles from the 1880's & 1890's, all in nice condition, at least 4 pages each, most measuring about 4 by 7 inches.

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684492

From Reading, or Redding, California...

Item #684492

February 05, 1880

THE READING INDEPENDENT, [Redding] California, Feb. 5, 1880  This town is located not far south of the Oregon border, situated along the Siskiyou Trail. Redding became a stop on a trade and travel route connecting California's Central Valley and the Pacific Northwest. It was originally named for early California pioneer, Pierson Reading, but then was changed to recognize railroad man Benj... See More  

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684542

Portland, Oregon, from 1880...

Item #684542

November 03, 1880

MORNING OREGONIAN, Portland, Nov. 3, 1880  An early issue from Portland, filled with various local and regional news reports of the day along with a wide range of advertisements.

Four pages, large folio size, some archival mends, minor margin wear. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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677228

From Asbury Park to Ocean Beach...

Item #677228

August 06, 1881

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, Aug. 6, 1881  A quite famous and successful folio-size illustrated newspaper, one of just of few of the area.

The full front page is taken up with a montage of prints captioned: "Along The Jersey Coast--From Asbury Park to Ocean Beach".  Inside has a half page taken up with two prints of: "Shark Fishing in New York Harbor". 

Eight p... See More  

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684506

Town was founded in the gold rush era...

Item #684506

October 24, 1881

GRASS VALLEY DAILY TIDINGS & FREE LANCE, California, Oct. 24, 1881  Grass Valley, which was originally known as Boston Ravine and later named Centerville, dates from the California Gold Rush. Gold was discovered at Gold Hill in October, 1850 and population grew around the mine. When a post office was established in 1851, it was renamed Grass Valley the next year for unknown reasons. The t... See More  

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698665

From Nebraska...

Item #698665

March 17, 1883

THE LINCOLN DAILY NEWS, Nebraska, March 17, 1883  We seldom encounter Nebraska newspapers from during the Wild West era, but here is one. Lincoln is the capital of Nebraska and this issue is dated from just 16 years after statehood.

Gregory's 'Union List of American Newspapers' notes that the only institution holding any issues of this title is the Nebraska Historical Society, an... See More  

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693111

The notorious Buzzard Gang of Pennsylvania...

Item #693111

October 08, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 8, 1884  Page 13 has a nice report on: "The Buzzard Gang" datelined from Ephrata, Pennsylvania, which mentions the release of: "Joe Buzzard, Wm. Welder and Tiller Clark, all notorious characters & members of the famous Buzzard gang o the Welch Mountains, who are now confined in the Lancaster County Jail for crimes committed some years ago...&q... See More  

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649257

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair...

Item #649257
(5) DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, early 1880's  A lot of 5 issues, from several years before statehood with much local news of the day.  Articles with Mormon interest and perspective are sure to be found within each issue.  Typically 4 page issues, minor browning & dirtiness, but not pulpish.

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684499

A special 26 page issue of a Utah territorial newspaper...

Item #684499

December 25, 1886

SALT LAKE DAILY HERALD, Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 25, 1886  This was still a Territorial newspaper as Utah would not become a state for another ten years.

This is a somewhat social 26 page edition, which includes "The Christmas Herald" as well, and also includes a review of the events of the year.

Complete in 26 pages, never bound nor trimmed so many leaves are still attached at ... See More  

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691229

From 1887 Florida: the navel orange, and Florida & California compared...

Item #691229

May 30, 1887

THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jacksonville, May 30, 1887  Noted in the masthead: "Official Organ Of The Florida Fruit Growers' Assoc. & the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Protective Assoc." with the content, and the ads, focused on such.

Inside includes an interesting report: "The Naval Orange" which notes in part: "...the general reader knows very little... See More  

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698621

With the original, orange wrappers...

Item #698621

May 31, 1888

THE NATIONAL STOCKMAN & FARMER, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 31, 1888  This is not the typical sort of magazine we would offer, however this issue still has the original, orange outer wrappers (rare as such) which more typically were removed over the years.

Complete in 20 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some dirtiness to the front covers with wear at the margins, two small address label... See More  

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704807

Electric Edison torpedo...

Item #704807

July 26, 1890

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 26, 1890  The front page has an illustrations "The Sims-Edison Electric Torpedo -- The Torpedo at Full Speed -- Sectional View of the Torpedo" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Steel Cruiser Chicago, as She Appeared in the Mediterranean"; "Redwood Logging in California"; and more illustrations, articl... See More  

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698703

Three color political prints...

Item #698703

November 08, 1890

JUDGE magazine, New York, Nov. 8, 1890  Judge magazine was founded in 1881 by a group of artists, headed by James Albert Wales, who left the staff of the popular comic weekly Puck. The magazine featured bold satire and good political drawing with chromolithographic front and back covers and center spread.

After a strong start, the magazine found itself struggling to compete with its very sim... See More  

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697193

By a reformed Catholic Church...

Item #697193

February 07, 1891

THE PRIMITIVE CATHOLIC, Brooklyn, New York, Feb. 7, 1891  A curious newspaper "...edited & published by E. H. Walsh, Converted Trappist Monk, the Pastor of the First Reformed Catholic Church, Brooklyn...". The front page is mostly taken up with: "The Reformed Catholic Church In Brooklyn--A Brief History of Its Struggles and Triumphs".

Eight pages, never bound nor... See More  

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697196

A newspaper for Irish-Americans...

Item #697196

July 04, 1891

THE AMERICAN CELT, St. Louis, Missouri, July 4, 1891  A promotional advertisement on page 8 notes: "The Representative Journal of the Descendants of the Sons and Daughters of the Emerald Isle Who Life in the Mississippi Valley."

As might be expected, the reports are primarily concerning Irish-Americans.

Eight pages, newspaper format, good condition.

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684621

Samuel Langley's airplane...

Item #684621

April 22, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 22, 1893  The most interesting print would be: "Dr. Langley's Flying Machine" which has as related articles. It is an unusual looking contraption created some ten years before the Wright brothers would fly.

The article does mention in part that: "...The machine is a working model. It is not intended to carry passengers...". The des... See More  

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698773

From Arizona 19 years before statehood...

Item #698773

May 02, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, May 2, 1893  This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.

The front page has: "Killed His Mother--The Act of a Young Man Crazed by Drink" and: "Her Skull Crushed - A Woman Knocked Senseless & Throw... See More  

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698718

Oklahoma Boomers...

Item #698718

October 05, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 5, 1893  The full front page is a print of the: "...Porch of the Louisiana State Building" at the Columbian Exposition.  Prints within include: "Sketches in the Children's Building" at the Chicago Columbian Exposition; a nice centerfold print of two yachts in the "Coming International Race for the America's C... See More  

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698910

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #698910

March 14, 1894

PUCK, New York, March 14, 1894  Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are very desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons:

front page: &quo... See More  

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698842

Rare title from Grand Junction, Colorado...

Item #698842

April 06, 1895

GRAND VALLEY STAR-TIMES, Grand Junction, Colorado, April 6, 1895  A quite rare title as it lasted from just 1893 to 1896 with this title, and Gregory notes only one institution having but 3 issues as we purchased the holdings from Kansas Historical Society (although the A.A.S. records 17 issues).

Eight pages, loose at the spine, even toning, nice condition but quite fragile & should be h... See More  

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684622

The original Waldorf-Astoria Hotel... Columbia bicycle...

Item #684622

October 30, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 30, 1897  The front page is taken up with 4 photos of: "The New Astoria Hotel, New York City", three showing it during construction.

This was the original Waldorf–Astoria built in two stages, as the Waldorf Hotel and the Astoria Hotel, which accounts for its dual name. That original site was situated on Astor family properties along Fifth A... See More  

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698668

Much reporting from the Spanish-American War...

Item #698668

July 27, 1898

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, July 27, 1898  The front page has various reports on the Spanish-American War including: "MILES HAS LANDED ON PORTO RICAN SOIL" "Spirited Engagement Between Americans & Spaniards" "FOUR ISLANDERS KILLED" "U.S. Troops Drive the Enemy from Town Without Losing a Man" "Stars & Stripes have Been Raised" &q... See More  

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698902

Country's leading women's suffrage publication...

Item #698902

September 21, 1901

THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., Sept. 21, 1901  Their motto in the masthead: "Equality Before The Law". This was the country's leading women's suffrage publication having begun in Beatrice, Nebraska, before moving to Washington, D.C. Published by Clara Bewick Colby, a women's rights activist & suffragist leader, she was a war correspondent during the Spani... See More  

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649268

Rare and early stock market title...

Item #649268

January 01, 1903

WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, 1903  This interesting & quite rare newspaper is subtitled: "A Daily Journal Devoted to Financial Interests", from over a century ago. This newspaper has a wealth of early stock market reporting & would be a great companion newspaper for any modern report on the stock market.

Four pages, 10 by 13 1/2 inches, re-joined at the spine, nice con... See More  

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646999

Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #646999
THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, 1913  As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on  horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the Thoroughbred Record Company".

The ftpg. has a horse racing-related photo with a great wealth of text inside on the horse racing. Many horse racing advertisements as well.

Complete in 1... See More  

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649251

A record of the construction of the Panama Canal...

Item #649251

January 01, 1914

CANAL RECORD, Ancon, Canal Zone, 1914  This small-size periodical from the Isthmus of Panama is an interesting  newspaper published by the "Isthmian Canal Commission", given free of charge to employees of the Commission & the Panama Railroad Company. It lasted for several years documenting the construction of the Panama Canal, considered one of the finest engineering achiev... See More  

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704805

Baseball.... 4th of July...

Item #704805

May 30, 1914

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, May 30, 1914



* Beautiful 4th of July, patriotic color wrapper



In this issue there are several illustrations including "Captains of Industry--VII--George Broadhurst" by James Montgomery Flagg; "Pen and Inklings" by Oliver Herford; the double page centerfold illustration which is titled "Tryin the Old Swing" by Everett... See More  

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695797

A miniature edition of a British tabloid...

Item #695797

January 01, 1917

DAILY SKETCH - MINIATURE COPY, Manchester, England.  The "regular" edition of this title was a tabloid which considered itself "The Premier Picture Paper", having begun in 1908. This is the "Miniature Copy" which has no date. One can presume it was printed as a curiosity (can find nothing on the web concerning it) as the type is much too small to be read without ... See More  

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649248

By and for brewery and soft drink workers...

Item #649248
BREWERY & SOFT DRINK WORKERS' JOURNAL, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1918  An interesting folio size newspaper for members of the: "International Union of United Brewery & Soft Drink Workers" from just a year before Prohibition. Two of the inside pages are in German. An interesting newspaper for display in a home bar, etc.

Four pages, lightly toned, some minor margin tears, small b... See More  

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692658

Who doesn't want a newspaper from Mars?

Item #692658

March 02, 1919

THE MARTIAN, France, March 2, 1919 



* Rare U.S. military camp publication

* World War I - WWI - American Red Cross




This is a little 6 page, tri-fold newspaper "Published by Organizations at Hospital Center, A.P.O. No. 780 American Expeditionary Forces" near Mars, France, hence the title.

This town became an American hospital complex near the end of WWI, meant to ser
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698755

Jesse Owens wins Olympic gold in Berlin...

Item #698755

August 03, 1936

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, August 3, 1936   The front page of the sports section has headlines on Jesse Owens' performance at the Berlin Olympics: "Missouri Girl Wins Heat In 11.4 Seconds; Owens Gains Title" "Jesse Owens Is Bright Star at Opening of Olympic Competition".

Other pages have: "Jesse Owens Was Surprised When 10.20 Tm Was Announced for His Second-Round H... See More  

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691290

A Nazi newspaper from a British island: 3 days before Pearl Harbor...

Item #691290

December 04, 1941

THE STAR, Island of Guernsey (in the English Channel), Dec. 4, 1941  



* German occupation publication

* Pre attack on Pearl Harbor




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: "Encircled British In North Africa Wiped Out or Captured" "This Was Gonda... See More  

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698056

A newsletter printed on-board a British escort ship...

Item #698056

May 09, 1942

THE STALKER, May 9, 1942  There is very little information on this crudely produced newsletter. It looks very much like other "camp" newspapers produced on board ships during World War II for the benefit of the personnel on board. This is the volume 1, number 11 issue.

Research leans towards this being the newsletter for one of a large group of escort aircraft carriers transferred ... See More  

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669298

A Nazi newspaper from an English island...

Item #669298

November 06, 1942

EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Nov. 6, 1942 Among the front page reports are: "U-Boats Claim Further Big Successes" "Germany's Social Welfare - Tangible Evidence of Inspiring Ideology" "British Morality Declining?" and more.

Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.



This newspaper was published on this island in the Englis... See More  

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698534

A British "camp newspaper" printed in Italy during World War II...

Item #698534

October 18, 1943

THE BEACHCOMBER, Incorporating The Salerno Times, Italy, Oct. 18, 1943  We can find nothing concerning this title, but it appears to be a British "camp newspaper" from during World War II, printed in or near Salerno, Italy. Noted in the masthead is: "Newspaper Of 35 Brick".

A single sheet issue, various stains, mostly to the back page, 10 by 13 1/2 inches, some wear at th... See More  

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698846

Allied propaganda newspaper dropped from planes...

Item #698846

May 29, 1944

NACHRICHTEN FUR DIE TRUPPE, Europe, May 29, 1944  A most fascinating single sheet newspaper, which translates to "News For The Troops", published by the Psychological Warfare Division of the Allied forces and dropped by Allied aircraft over Germany during the closing year of the war. This newspaper/leaflet was created to counter Goebbels' propaganda machine. Notice this dates ab... See More  

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695796

World War II camp newspaper from New Guinea...

Item #695796

January 05, 1945

THE MORTEM POST, Fourth General Hospital, New Guinea, January 5, 1945  This is one of many "camp" newspapers that were crudely printed within various camps during WWII, obviously this from New Guinea.

As is the case with most such newspapers, it was created on a mimeograph machine printed on separate sheets of paper stamped at an upper corner. Headlines were done by hand and the fr... See More  

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697606

Military "camp" newspaper from the South Pacific...

Item #697606

January 06, 1945

RIMBA POST, printed: "Somewhere In Netherlands East Indies" as noted in the masthead, Jan. 6, 1945  This was actually printed on the Island of Biak. Biak is a small island located just northwest of New Guinea.  

During World War II it was a strategic airfield of the Japanese Army serving as a base for operations in the Pacific theater. American forces eventually captured ... See More  

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697608

The Yanks arrive on Okinawa, in a military newspaper...

Item #697608

April 03, 1945

PHILIPPINE HERALD - "The Army Daily In The Far East", printed by the Information & Education Section of PHIBSEC, The Philippines, April 3, 1945

This was one of many "camp" newspapers printed by various military units in World War II, crudely done with a typewriter and mimeographed.

The banner head: "YANKS ON OKINAWA" with a related map. also: "

Forces Only... See More  

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689950

Superfortresses hammer Japan...

Item #689950

June 10, 1945

STARS & STRIPES, Paris edition, June 10, 1945  This was the: "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead.

The front page reports: "3 B29 Fleets Hammer Japan; Yanks Blast at Okinawa Pockets" "Superforts' Attack On Plane Plants Is 1st Triple Raid" "Full Surrender Demand Bars Jap Peace Plea, Pre... See More  

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689947

Borneo invaded... Rita Hayworth...

Item #689947

June 12, 1945

STARS & STRIPES, Paris edition, June 12, 1945  This was the: "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead.

The front page reports: "Allies Invade Borneo And Nearby Labuan; Resistance Is Slight" "Yanks Repulse Two Okinawa Counter-Blows" "Japan Bombed 5th Day in Row" "At Least 500,000 Men ... See More  

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691226

Shortly after Japan's surrender, in a ship's newspaper...

Item #691226

August 21, 1945

BUTNER WORLD NEWS, Aug. 21, 1945  This is a mimeographed newspaper produced by the staff on board the USS General H.W. Butner, the American troop carrier transporting troops from Europe to the Pacific.

It is a four page newspaper, typewriter set, with front page headlines including: "War Department Speeds Up Preparations for Moving Fresh Troops to Pacific" "First Preliminary C... See More  

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649247

Military newspaper printed in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #649247

October 06, 1945

GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", Oct. 6, 1945  On November 19, 1942, Australian and U.S. troops fighting Japanese invaders in the New Guinea jungle read the first issue of "Guinea Gold", a unique four-page Australian army newspaper which day after day thereafter published a record number of world scoops. It was able to do so because U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, Sup
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649286

War on Iraq begins... In a military newspaper...

Item #649286

January 17, 1991

THE STARS AND STRIPES--EXTRA, "Authorized Unofficial Publication for the U.S. Armed Forces", Jan. 17, 1991  The bold banner headline proclaims: "WAR ERUPTS" and beneath which is: "Air Armada Hammers Iraq" with further text. The bottom half of the ftpg. is a photo of an F-15 Eagle being refueled in Saudi Arabia.

This newspaper announces the beginning of the war o... See More  

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698538

Desert Storm begins...

Item #698538

February 24, 1991

GILBERT TRIBUNE, Arizona, Feb. 24, 1991  The banner headline announces the beginning of Operation Desert Storm: "INVASION" "Pray for them" with a color map of Kuwait and vicinity.

Present are 16 pages with related content, the balance of the issue is lacking. Very nice condition.

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649307

Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's record...

Item #649307

September 07, 1995

THE SUN, Baltimore, September 7, 1995  A very historic issue for the baseball collector, being the Baltimore newspaper reporting Cal Ripken's 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's record which stood for 56 years. Great headlines and photos of Ripken appear on both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section.

The issue is believed to be complete in multiple section... See More  

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649306

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #649306

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998  See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning.

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649302

Cal Ripken Jr. ends the streak at 2,632...

Item #649302

September 21, 1998

THE SUN, Baltimore, September 21, 1998  This 52 page newspaper contains the report of Cal Ripken Jr. ending his famous streak of consecutive games played. The front page headline reads: "2,632 - Ripken Ends The Streak", and includes his response: "I thought about it and decided let's end it in the same place it started. In my home state. In front of the best fans in the wor... See More  

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649261

Smallest newspaper in the world...

Item #649261

January 01, 2003

VOSSA SENHORIA, Divinopolis, Brazil, 2003  A fascinating curiosity as this is the smallest newspaper in the world (as recognized by Guinness Book of Records). This monthly newspaper started in 1935 as a solution for creating a quality low-cost newspaper. Mostly in Portuguese, and containing 24 pages. Each issue is different so the issue you receive may differ from what is seen in the photo, b... See More  

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