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Category: All Categories: Writing: Newspaper History
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FRONT PAGE Major Events of the 20th Century
Publisher: Gallery Books New York NY 1985.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; The front pages of American newspapers describe some of the most important happenings around the world. ; B&W Illustrations

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Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 58972.
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The Baltimore Sunpapers
Publisher: The A. S. Abell Company, 0 Baltimore, MD.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall No date; ca. early 1960s. Containing a Brief History and a Description of the Policy of the Newspaper. This is an interesting, but brief, history of the Baltimore Sun from its first publication in 1837 until the publication of this booklet. Illustrated. 32 pages. Oversized softcover. Book is in GOOD condition; soiling to cover. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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Cohen, Herbert J., ed. w/foreword by James Reston  
125 Years of Famous Pages From The New York Times 1851-1976

Publisher: New York: Arno Press, 1976..
124pp. illus. paperback 4to: Good [cover wear; text is age browned; else a clean, complete & tight copy] Actual front pages of the Times covering major events in history.

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Cook, Philip S., Douglas Gomery, Lawrence W. Lichty, editors.  
The Future of News: Television, Newspapers, Wire Services, Newsmagazines.

Publisher: Woodrow Wilson Center, Johns Hopkins UP, 1992.
270 p. "Top experts offer a probing analysis of the news business today and its place in American culture tomorrow." "Charting the past decade's media trends, the authors show how an increasing segment of the population is rejecting broadly targeted media 'Packages' in favor of more focused, specialized information." Paperback, new in publisher's shrinkwrap. Stock#22397.

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Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 22397.
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Cullimore, Don [Editor], Illustrated by: B&W Photo Illustrations  
Fifty Years of O.W.A.A.: a Historical Summary of the Outdoor Writer's Association of America
Publisher: Outdoor Writer's associantion of America No Place 1977.
Stiff mustard-yellow card wraps with brown cloth spine strip. 96 pages with B&W photo illustrations. a lively history of the first fifty years of the Outdoor Writers of America. Very crisp and tight (unread, unopened) with tiny amount of rubbing to spine ends, faint crease in upper cover corner. REFERENCE 5016 First Edition Paperbound Very Good Plus Condition Small 4to - over 9-1/4" - 12" Tall Reference

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De Jongh, Nicholas editor  
BEDSIDE GUARDIAN 39 A Selection from the Guardian 1989-1990
Publisher: Fourth Estate London 1990.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Introduction by Jeremy Isaacs; B&W Illustrations; 328 pages

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Karolevitz, Robert F.  
Newspapering in the Old West. A Pictorial History of Journalism and Printing on the Frontier.

Publisher: As Presented By Superior Publishing Company Of Seattle, Washington. [1965] 'First Edition.'.
191 p., index, photographs & facsimiles throughout, endpaper maps; green cloth covers stamped in black; corners & spine ends worn, else VG+ with the author's 3-line ink presentation inscription to Rosemary Oien. 'While great pains have been taken to establish historical authenticity, the author's chief goal has been to recreate the flavor and the atmosphere of newspapering on the frontier. …This story covers not only the first bold plunges into 'Indian country' and the vast unsettled expanse west of the Mississippi, but it includes, too, the development which occurred once the wilderness had been conquered. That way this report is able to cover the growth of newspapers from the hand-set, hand-fed chronicles of a romantic era to still a new frontier: the age of mechanization.' stock#26933. American history.

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Mallen, Frank  
Sauce or the Gander, The Amazing Story of a Fabulous Newspapers
Publisher: Baldwin Books, Whiteplains, NY.
Near fine cloth hardbak, G- DJ. Cover with minimal shelf ear. DJ has a little edge wear, price sticker in back, chip in front, some scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. Sml 8vo, 243 pp.

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Ockham, David.  
Stentor Or The Press Of To-Day And To-Morrow.

Publisher: N.Y., Dutton, 1928. .
68 p. Deals with the growth, the present state, and the future of newspapers. Stock #26566. Vg/no dj.

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Patten, David.  
The Evening Bulletin; A Special Bulletin Centennial Issue of The Rhode Islander.

Publisher: Providence Sunday Journal, 1963.
112 p., illus.; 33 cm. Cover title: The Bulletin Century. Recalls a century when Providence, Rhode Island, was served by two newspapers with local ownership. The many advertisements define what the state then was. Stock#36731. Vg/ hardcover as issued.

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Smith, Anthony, ed.  
The British Press Since The War

Publisher: London, David & Charles, 1974..
320 p. 82 essays and documents on the British press in the third quarter of the twentieth century (1945-1974) and its various crises. Stock #27387. Vg/vg. English history Journalism Newspapers

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Talese, Gay.  
THE KINGDOM & THE POWER: The Story of the Men Who Influence the Institution That Influences the World.

Publisher: The World Publishing Co. [New York]. 1969 {May}. (1969)..
1st edition. 555pp. Tall 8vo. Black cloth with the spine bearing the title in gilt & the author's name in red. Uncut foredge. Ocherous endpapers. 16 b/w plates on coated paper with 34 photo illustrations. Index. A history of the New York Times & the Ochs & Sulberger families. Fine (No defects)/ DJ (top of spine worn with edge crease, right edge of the back & spine have some scattered small scrapes o/w Very Good, i.e. some signs of careful use with no significant defects & unclipped price).

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Weill, Georges, 1865-1944. Fernández de Castro, José Antonio & Andrés Henestrosa. Masip, Paulino, translator.  
El Diario. Historia y función (funcion) de la prensa periódica (periodica).

Publisher: México, Fondo de Cultura Económica [1941]. First edition in Spanish.
Versión española de Paulino Masip. Con un Apéndice sobre Periodismo y Periodistas de Hispanoamérica, por J. A. Fernández de Castro y Andrés Henestrosa. 441 p., indexes; 23 cm. "Primera edición francesa, 1934; Primera edición española, 1941." Contents include El Periódico en el antiguo régimen; El periodismo desde 1789 a 1848; El periodismo en la segunda mitad del siglo XIX; El periódico en el siglo XX; Índice de periódicos; Índice de nombres; Bibliografía, p. [397]-408; Bibliografía del apéndice sobre 'Periodismo y periodistas en Hispanoamérica', p. [409]-412. Pictorial wraps; edges rubbed, slight soiling; unopened; VG+. 38621. Fernández de Castro, José Antonio, 1897-1951. Henestrosa, Andrés, 1906- . Masip, Paulino, 1899-1963.

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Wilds, John  
Afternoon Story: A Century of the New Orleans States-Item

Publisher: Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1976 1st ed..
327pp. illus. black cloth tall 8vo: Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dj [ink name & brief gift inscription ffep; top edge has foxing; else VG+; dj = p-c; else VG+] A newspaper history that began in 1877.

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Williams, Francis, 1903-1970  
Dangerous Estate The Anatomy of Newspapers

Publisher: [London], Arrow Books, [1959].
256 p. 18.5 cm. A lively history of a lively subject: English newspapers. First pub. 1957 and recognized as a classic in its field. Stock# 30,952. Good+.stain on upper fore edge/ wrappers.

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Williams, Harold A.  
The Baltimore Sun 1837-1987
Publisher: John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1987.
VG+ cloth hardback, VG DJ. Cover with a little spine edge and corner wear. DJ has a little edge wear, some scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp are Fine, look unused. 8vo, 418 pp with illustrations, surces and index. ISBN# 0 8018 3516 X.

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