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Early and rather famous sporting-themed newspaper...
Item # 670015
March 19, 1859
NEW YORK CLIPPER, March 19, 1859 An early sports-themed newspaper with an ornate masthead featuring engravings showing cricket, sailing, boxing, and horse racing.
The front page features a full-figure print of: "Harry Ellis, A Celebrated Canadian Pigeon Shooter". Inside has reports on various sports including: "The Ring" "The Trigger" "Sparring" "Fistiana" "The Game of Chess"
Eight pages, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War