Lot 150 of 541:
Vintage American newspapers  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Collection of 36 original United States newspapers from 1792 to 2008 presenting slices of American life and history over more than two centuries

Author:

Place:
Various places

Publisher:

Date:
1792-2008

Description:

Various sizes, housed loose in a large binder.

From the The Maryland Journal and Baltimore Advertiser, of August 21, 1792, with advertisements and notices relating to the slave trade, to the San Francisco Chronicle from November 5, 2008, proclaiming the election of Barack Obama as President. Seventeen of the newspapers are from the San Francisco Bay Area, beginning in 1853; several are from the Civil War including the Charleston, South Carolina, Daily Courier, June 30, 1863; and much more.

Total items: 36

SAN FRANCISCO/BAY AREA NEWSPAPERS (17)

1800s (5)
*Maritime The San Francisco Daily Herald (December 17, 1853)
*Maritime Daily Alta California (San Francisco; April 3, 1866)
*Maritime Daily Alta California (San Francisco; June 18, 1866)
*Maritime Daily Alta California (San Francisco; July 9, 1866)
*Sports The Billiard Echo (San Francisco; September 1879)

SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS (2)
Mining and Scientific Press: An Illustrated Journal of Mining, Popular Science and General News (San Francisco; January 1, 1876)
Mining and Scientific Press: An Illustrated Journal of Mining, Popular Science and General News (San Francisco; January 31, 1880)

EARLY 1900s (4)
*Sports The Bulletin: Sports (San Francisco; October 31, 1903)
San Francisco Examiner: Editorial Section (February 16, 1908)
San Francisco Examiner: Cable Section (February 16, 1908)
The San Francisco Call (March 11, 1908)

GREAT EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE OF 1906 (2)
Berkeley Reporter: Afternoon Extra (April 21, 1906)
San Francisco Examiner (April 20, 1906)

GOLDEN GATE INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION (2)
Oakland Post-Enquirer (February 15, 1939)
Oakland Post-Enquirer (February 13, 1939)

LOMA PRIETA EARTHQUAKE OF 1989 (1)
San Francisco Chronicle (October 18, 1989)

OBAMA ELECTED IN 2008 (1)
San Francisco Chronicle (November 5, 2008)

NON-SAN FRANCISCO/BAY AREA NEWSPAPERS (19)

LATE 1700s TO EARLY 1800s (2)
*Slave trade The Maryland Journal and Baltimore Advertiser (August 21, 1792)
*Napoleonic Wars Boston Patriot (September 29, 1813)

LATE 1800s TO EARLY 1900s (1)
The Boston Daily Globe (June 30, 1894)

WORLD WAR I ERA (2)
*Suffragette movement Cleveland Plain Dealer (October 2, 1913)
American Daily Mail (Paris, France; October 22, 1918)

WORLD WAR II ERA (4)
Lewiston Morning Tribune (Lewiston, Idaho; September 27, 1938)
*Hollywood photos Seattle Post Intelligencer (November 19, 1939)
*Hollywood photos Lewiston Morning Tribune (Lewiston, Idaho; July 3, 1942)
The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Washington; February 23, 1944)

CIVIL WAR ERA (6)

Union
Hartford Weekly Times (April 13, 1861)
The New York Herald (December 10, 1862)
Boston Daily Advertiser (April 29, 1863)
Boston Morning Journal (May 16, 1864)

Union Border
The Daily Exchange (Baltimore; August 12, 1861)

Confederate
*Slave trade Charleston Daily Courier (Charleston, South Carolina, Confederate States of America; June 30, 1863)

LITERARY PUBLICATIONS (4)
Harper’s Weekly (December 4, 1858)
Gleason’s Weekly Line-of-Battle Ship (Boston; January 29, 1859)
Gleason’s Weekly Line-of-Battle Ship: Literature and Art, Wit and Wisdom (n.d.)
True Flag: Good Stories, Sketches of Travel and Adventure, Poetry, Humor and Miscellany (Boston; September 8, 1888)
 

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Condition:
Varying amounts of wear, some darkening to paper, tears and chips, etc., good to very good, sold as is.


 
Item number:
273421
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