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Category: All Categories: Writing: Newspaper History
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1.
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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2.
Bradlee, Ben  
A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures

Publisher: New York et al.: Simon & Schuster, 1995..
First Edition. Inscribed by author on title page. 24 X 16 cm. Near Fine/Fine. Quarter black cloth, cream-colored paper-covered boards, gilt titles on spine, 514 pp, 16 ff b & w photo plates, index. First few leaves have a thumb-sized cockled area on fore-edge, else fine. DJ in Brodart archival cover. This is the autobiography of Benjamin Bradlee, best known as managing editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal. Shipping weight 3 lbs.

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3.
Pearl, Daniel  
At Home in the World: Collected Writings from The Wall Street Journal

Publisher: New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, & Singapore: Simon & Schuster, 2002..
2nd ptg. 22 X 14½ cm. Fine/Fine. White boards, foil titles on blue spine, xix, 278, [1] pp. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Posthumous collection of Pearl's articles edited by Helene Cooper and foreword by Pearl's widow Mariane. Pearl was murdered by terrorists in Pakistan early in 2002. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

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4.
De Jongh, Nicholas editor  
BEDSIDE GUARDIAN 39 A Selection from the Guardian 1989-1990
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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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5.
Gelb, Arthur  
City Room

Publisher: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2003..
First Edition. 23½ X 16 cm. Fine/Fine. Grey boards, brown spine with gilt titles, endpapers decorated with a Hirschfeld cartoon, [v], 664, [1] pp, index. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Memoirs of the forty-five year career of the former New York Times managing editor, who started as a copy boy in 1944. Shipping weight 3 lbs.

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6.
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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7.
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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8.
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
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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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9.

FRONT PAGE Major Events of the 20th Century
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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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10.
Wilson, Gil & William Allen White  
Letters of William Allen White and a Young Man

Publisher: New York: The John Day Company, 1948..
19½ X 13½ cm. Fine/Fine. Maroon cloth, grey titles on spine & dec. on front board, [vii], 116 pp, 2 ff b & w plates with photos of Wilson's murals. DJ in Brodart archival cover. You would be hard pressed to find a nicer copy of this book without using a time machine. In 1936, Wilson, a muralist and aspiring writer, initiated correspondence with White that continued until White's death in 1943. From the DJ: "It has been said that White's best writing went into his letters, and certainly, these letters to Gil Wilson show his thoughtful handling of a sensitive nature, his understanding and patience." Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 4 oz.)

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11.
Baker, Thomas H.  
Memphis Commercial Appeal: The History of a Southern Newspaper.

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State Univ Press, [1971].
First edition. ISBN: 0807109444 Hardcover Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy.

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12.
Bent, Silas.  
Newspaper Crusaders: A Neglected Story.

Publisher: Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1970..
ISBN: 0837129516 1st Greenwood printing. Originally published in 1939 by McGraw-Hill. 313 pp. Fine book (no markings) / No dust jacket as issued. A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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13.
Bent, Silas.  
Newspaper Crusaders: A Neglected Story.

Publisher: Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1970..
ISBN: 0837129516 1st Greenwood printing. Originally published in 1939 by McGraw-Hill. 313 pp. Fine book (no markings) / No dust jacket as issued. A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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14.
Bush, Chilton  
Newspaper Reporting of Public Affairs: An Advanced Course in Newspaper Reporting and a Manual for Professional Newspaper Men

Publisher: New York & London: D. Appleton-Century Company, Inc., 1940..
2nd ed, 8th ptg. 21 X 14 cm. VG+/G. Sage green cloth, gilt titles on spine, xxiii, 455 pp, glossary, bibliography, index. Few small spots on front board & in joints, else fine. Plain orange DJ may not be original, has tears of 1 & 8 cm at edges of cut-out placed to show title on spine of book. Contents: the reporter at work; the courts; preliminaries to criminal trials; criminal trials; civil trials; appellate procedure & extraordinary remedies; bankruptcy proceedings; the federal building; city hall; the police station; the county building; politics; business news; corporate finance; local bank statements; labor news; news sources at the state capital. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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15.
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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16.
Hage, George S.  
Newspapers on the Minnesota Frontier, 1849-1860

Publisher: St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1967..
First Edition. 23½ X 16 cm. Near Fine/VG. Full blue cloth, foil titles on spine, xiii, 176, [1] pp, 12 ff b & w plates, notes, index. Previous owner's book plate on verso of fpd. Price-clipped DJ has a small chip at foot of front joint and a 1-cm tear to bottom of front panel; in Brodart archival cover. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

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17.
Mallen, Frank  
Sauce or the Gander, The Amazing Story of a Fabulous Newspapers
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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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18.
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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19.
Wechsler, James A.  
The Age of Suspicion

Publisher: New York: Random House, 1953..
First Edition. 21 X 14½ cm. VG+/VG. Full dark blue (nearly black) cloth, blue, white & teal titles on spine, [ix], 333 pp, index. DJ slightly rubbed, slightly chipped at head of spine; in Brodart archival cover. Political autobiography of New York Post editor James Wechsler, who had just been grilled by Senator Joe McCarthy about his past association (1934-37) with the Communist Party. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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20.
Williams, Harold A.  
The Baltimore Sun 1837-1987
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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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21.
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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22.
Villard, Oswald Garrison  
The Disappearing Daily: Chapters in American Newspaper Evolution

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944..
First Edition. 22 X 15 cm. VG/Poor. Natural linen, titles in black & red on front board & spine, vii, 285, x, [1] pp, index. Light soil to cloth, owner's name on fpd. Blurb & author bio clipped from DJ are laid in. Despite the title, which is taken from the first essay in the book, Villard writes about a wide range of topics related to newspapers--both general articles on the big issues facing the industry, and essays focused on individual newspapermen and newspapers. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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23.
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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24.
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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25.
Kelly, Tom  
The Imperial Post: The Meyers, the Grahams, and the Paper That Rules Washington

Publisher: New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1983..
First Edition. 24½ X 16½ cm. Near Fine/Near Fine. Quarter blue cloth, white paper-covered boards, foil titles on spine, 320 pp including 24 pp of b & w photos, bibliography, index. Spine & top edge sunned, else fine. DJ has some creasing; in Brodart archival cover. From the DJ: "Never before has a book so clearly demonstrated that the flaws and triumphs of an institution are the flaws and triumphs of the people who make it run." Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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26.
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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27.
Emery, Edwin  
The Press and America: An Interpretative History of Journalism

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc, 1964..
2nd ed, 3rd ptg. 22 X 15 cm. VG-/VG. Full grey cloth, white & copper titles on front board & spine, x, 801 pp, 10 ff b & w plates, many other illustrations in text, footnotes, bibliography, index. Extensive light pencil underlining & notes, copper titles tarnished & faded. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Comprehensive history of newspapers in the United States. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 4 oz.)

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28.
Svirsky, Leon (Ed.)  
Your Newspaper: Blueprint for a Better Press

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947..
First Edition. 22 X 14½ cm. VG/No dj. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles on spine, xiii, 202 pp. Extremities lightly bumped & rubbed, note on rear paste-down. Nine Nieman Fellows for 1945-6, all experienced journalists, looked at what was needed to make better newspapers. In addition to the editor, they were James Batal, Charlotte FitzHenry, Arthur W. Hepner, Frank Hewlett, Frank K. Kelly, Mary Ellen Leary, Cary Robertson, and Ben Yablonsky. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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