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Category: All Categories: Writing: Newspaper History
123 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
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.

Appr.: | AUD 9.53 CAD 9.67 EUR 6.66 GBP 5.29 JPY 899.00 MXN 112.38 ZAR 94.63 

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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.
HANDOVER, P.M.  
A History of the London Gazette 1665 - 1965

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1965.
First Edition. A fine copy in a near fine v. sl. edgeworn d.w.

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4.
Salisbury, Harrison L.  
A Journey for Our Times: A Memoir

Publisher: Harper & Row NY 1983.
Fine; priced dust jacket, light edgewear, very good-. 8vo 547 pp. B/w plates, brown cloth, index; 1st printing. Stated First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 12.73 CAD 12.90 EUR 8.89 GBP 7.06 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 126.32 

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5.
Chamberlain, John  
A Life with the Printed Word

Publisher: Regency Gateway Chicago 1982.
191 pages, index; 8vo, brown cloth. Near fine, cover corner slighly bumped; dut jacket fair, rubbed, tears Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 7.42 CAD 7.53 EUR 5.19 GBP 4.12 JPY 700.00 MXN 87.50 ZAR 73.68 

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6.
Healy, George W., Jr.  
A Lifetime on Deadline: Self-Portrait of a Southern Journalist

Publisher: Pelican Gretna 1976.
Signed by the author, New Orleans 2/2/76 front endpaper. 294 pages, foreward by Turner Catledge, index, b/w photos; brown cloth. Very good+, cover spine ends/corners light wear; priced dust jacket good+, rubbed, edgewear Signed by Author Stated First Printing Hard Cover 8vo.

Appr.: | AUD 33.93 CAD 34.41 EUR 23.70 GBP 18.82 JPY 3,200.00 MXN 400.00 ZAR 336.84 

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7.
Sulzberger, C. L.  
A Long Row of Candles: Memoirs and Diaries 1934-1954

Publisher: Macmillan 1969.
Very good condition, name front endpaper, green spot top edge; priced dust jacket very good, light edgewear. (xvi) 1061 pages, a few b/w plates, index, tall 8vo; black/green cloth First Edition Very Good Hardcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 9.54 CAD 9.68 EUR 6.67 GBP 5.29 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 94.74 

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8.
DE KOCK, Wessel  
A Manner of Speaking. The Origins of the Press in South Africa

Publisher: Saayman & Weber, 1982.
F First Edition A fine copy in a fine d.w.

Appr.: | AUD 31.81 CAD 32.26 EUR 22.22 GBP 17.65 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 315.79 

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9.
Mills, Kay  
A Place in the News: From the Women's Pages to the Front Page

Publisher: Dodd Mead NY 1988.
Bottom spine/corners bumped, very good+; very good dust jacket. 8 vo. 378 pp. Notes, index, b/w photo plates, red boards/white cloth. First Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 11.66 CAD 11.83 EUR 8.15 GBP 6.47 JPY 1,100.00 MXN 137.50 ZAR 115.79 

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10.
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.)

Appr.: | AUD 14.32 CAD 14.52 EUR 10.00 GBP 7.94 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 168.75 ZAR 142.11 

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11.
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

Appr.: | AUD 10.60 CAD 10.75 EUR 7.41 GBP 5.88 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 105.26 

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12.
ASHTON, Wendell J.  
Biography of a Pioneer Newspaper

Publisher: Duell Sloan and Pearce, 1950.
1st Edition. A fine copy in a vg+ edgeworn sl. chipped d.w. Presentation slip from the Deseret News laid in on 1/2 title.

Appr.: | AUD 31.81 CAD 32.26 EUR 22.22 GBP 17.65 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 315.79 

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13.
Halaas, David F.  
Boom Town Newspapers: Journalism on the Rocky Mountain Mining Frontier 1859-1881

Publisher: University of New Mexico Albuquerque 1981.
Faint spotting top edge, near fine; very good dust jacket. 8 vo. (xvii) 146 pp. Notes, bibliography, index, b/w photos, gray cloth. First Edition Very Good Hardcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 21.21 CAD 21.51 EUR 14.81 GBP 11.76 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 210.53 

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14.
Geyer, Georgie Anne  
Buying the Night Flight: The Autobiography of a Woman Foreign Correspondenmt

Publisher: Delacorte/Seymour Lawrence 1983.
Radcliffe Biography series. (xiv) 338 pages, index, 8vo; black boards/purple cloth. Very good+ condition; dust jacket very good, price clipped, light edgewear Stated First Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 11.66 CAD 11.83 EUR 8.15 GBP 6.47 JPY 1,100.00 MXN 137.50 ZAR 115.79 

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15.
HAMMOND, J.L.  
C.P. Scott Of The Manchester Guardian

Publisher: Bell 1934.
1st ed. a very good copy in original cloth, bubbled on back board, in a near fine d/w, stained on spine and rear panel.

Appr.: | AUD 50.90 CAD 51.61 EUR 35.56 GBP 28.24 JPY 4,800.00 MXN 600.00 ZAR 505.26 

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16.
Biggs, Anthony H., publisher  
Centennial: The Elkhart Truth, 1889-1989: 100 Pages from our Past

Publisher: Elkhart Truth Elkhart, IN 1989.
102 pages, numerous b/w illustrations, local and national newa, articles depicting the times; folio, pictorial front cover. Very good, top corners, a few pages and rear cover creased, small school stamp title page Paperback

Appr.: | AUD 20.15 CAD 20.43 EUR 14.07 GBP 11.18 JPY 1,900.00 MXN 237.50 ZAR 200.00 

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17.
Gardner, Hy  
Champagne Before Breakfast

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company New York 1955.
304 pages, 8vo, red board/black cloth. Signed in green ink "Sincerely Hy Gardner". Light scuffs inside front cover, very good-; dust jacket fair, sunned, worn, piece missing rear, soiled. Herald-Tribune sundicated columnist gives insider's view of the entertainers and notables of the mid-century. Serving the antiquarian and used book world since 1980 Signed by Author Fourth Printing Hard Cover

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18.
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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19.
Allen Robert, and John Frost  
Daily Mirror: World Press

Publisher: Patrick Stephens Cambridge 1981.
89 pages, illustrated endpapers, b/w photos throughout; red boards. Near fine; dust jacket very good, light wear Firsr Edition Hard Cover 8vo.

Appr.: | AUD 23.33 CAD 23.66 EUR 16.30 GBP 12.94 JPY 2,200.00 MXN 275.00 ZAR 231.58 

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20.
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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21.
Pearson, Drew; edited by Tyler Abell  
Diaries 1949-1959

Publisher: Holt Rinehart Winston NY 1974.
Tall 8 vo. (xiv) 592 pp. Index, black cloth. Tiny dent bottom cover & spine bumped, very good+; dust jacket rubbed, light wear, very good. Stated First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 16.97 CAD 17.20 EUR 11.85 GBP 9.41 JPY 1,600.00 MXN 200.00 ZAR 168.42 

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22.
Hoyt, Ken & Frances Spatz Leighton  
Drunk Before Noon: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of the Washington Press Corps

Publisher: Prentice-Hall Englewood Cliffs 1979.
Very good; dust jacket light edgewear, good+. (x) 418 pp. Index, b/w photos, blue cloth-backed boards. Third Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 9.54 CAD 9.68 EUR 6.67 GBP 5.29 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 94.74 

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23.
COOK, E.T.  
Edmund Garrett. A Memoir.

Publisher: Edward Arnold, 1909.
F First Edition A very good copy in the original dark green cloth gilt, some scattered light foxing.

Appr.: | AUD 63.63 CAD 64.52 EUR 44.44 GBP 35.29 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 631.58 

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24.
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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25.
Levy, Leonard  
Emergence of a Free Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press New York 1985.
Second printing of the revised and enlarged edition of Legacy of Suppression. (xxii) 383 pages, bibliography, index; 8vo, green boards/cloth. Very good+ spotting top edge; dust jacket near fine Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 15.91 CAD 16.13 EUR 11.11 GBP 8.82 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 157.89 

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26.
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

Appr.: | AUD 21.21 CAD 21.51 EUR 14.81 GBP 11.76 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 210.53 

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27.
McEnteer, James  
Fighting Words: Independent Journalists in Texas

Publisher: University of Texas Austin 1992.
Fine; near fine dust jacket. 8 vo. (xiv) 222 pp. Notes, references, index, yellow cloth-backed boards. Stated First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 14.85 CAD 15.05 EUR 10.37 GBP 8.24 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 147.37 

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28.
GIBSON, Rex  
Final Deadline: The Last Days of the Rand Daily Mail

Publisher: David Philip, 2007.
F First Edition A fine unread copy in the original thin card pictorial wrappers as issued.

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29.
Goulden, Joseph C.  
Fit to Print: A. M. Rosenthal and His Times

Publisher: Lyle Stuart Secaucus 1988.
Near fine; dust jacket priced, very good+. 8 vo. 487 pp. Sources & acknowledgments, appendix, index, b/w plates, white boards/black cloth. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 13.79 CAD 13.98 EUR 9.63 GBP 7.65 JPY 1,300.00 MXN 162.50 ZAR 136.84 

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30.
WILKS, Terry  
For the Love of Natal, the Life and Times of the Natal Mercury 1852-1977

Publisher: Robinson & Co., 1977.
F First Edition Near fine in the original dull blue cloth, ink name fep.

Appr.: | AUD 26.51 CAD 26.88 EUR 18.52 GBP 14.71 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 263.16 

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31.

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

Appr.: | AUD 15.91 CAD 16.13 EUR 11.11 GBP 8.82 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 157.89 

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32.
Bruce, John  
Gaudy Century 1848-1948: San Francisco's One Hundred Years of Robust Journalism

Publisher: Random House NY 1948.
302 pp. Illustrated end papers, gray cloth. end papers & title page lightly tanned, shadow of tape back end paper, very good; dust jacket edgewear, large piece missing back, good-. Stated First Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 12.73 CAD 12.90 EUR 8.89 GBP 7.06 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 126.32 

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33.
Williams, Roger L.  
Henri Rochefort: Price of the Gutter Press

Publisher: Scribner NY 1966.
8 vo. (x) 310 pp. Notes, bibliography, index, b/w plates, blue cloth-backed boards. Few pages very tanned, rest very good; dust jacket small chips missing, short tear top, rubbed, very good-. First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 13.79 CAD 13.98 EUR 9.63 GBP 7.65 JPY 1,300.00 MXN 162.50 ZAR 136.84 

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34.
Lewis, John L.  
Heywood Broun as He Seemed to Us

Publisher: Newspaper Guild of New York NY 1940.
Very good, cover light wear spine ends/corner tips, light spotting; no dust jacket. 4to. 48 pp. Record of Heywood Broun Memorial meeting held Feb. 12, 1940. 12, 000 attended. Frontis. Blue cloth. Broun was an organizer of the Newspaper Guild and championed labor causes in his writings and actions. Stated First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 14.85 CAD 15.05 EUR 10.37 GBP 8.24 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 147.37 

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35.
DAVIS, Elmer  
History of the New-York Times 1951-1921.

Publisher: New York Times, 1921.
F First Edition Very good indeed, neatly and professionally recased in the original green cloth, new endpapers.

Appr.: | AUD 31.81 CAD 32.26 EUR 22.22 GBP 17.65 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 315.79 

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36.
Griffith, Sally Foreman  
Home Town News: William Allen White & the Emporia Gazette

Publisher: Oxford University NY 1989.
Remainder dot bottom edge, near fine; very good dust jacket. 8 vo. 291 pp. Notes, index, white boards/brown cloth. First Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 18.03 CAD 18.28 EUR 12.59 GBP 10.00 JPY 1,700.00 MXN 212.50 ZAR 178.95 

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37.
Collier, Barnie  
Hope and Fear in Washington (The Early Seventies) The Story of the Washington Press Corps

Publisher: Dial NY 1975.
Very good; dust jacket price cut out flap, slightly curled, very good. 8 vo. (x) 254 pp. Photo plate section, black boards. Stated First Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 14.85 CAD 15.05 EUR 10.37 GBP 8.24 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 147.37 

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38.
Brenner, Marie  
House of Dreams: The Bingham Family of Louisville

Publisher: Random House NY 1988.
Cover corners slightly bumped, near fine; near fine dust jacket. 8 vo. 388 pp. Notes, index, b/w photo plates, peach/boards/green cloth. Stated First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 12.73 CAD 12.90 EUR 8.89 GBP 7.06 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 126.32 

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39.
Smiley, Nixon  
Knights of the Fourth Estate:The Story of the Miami Herald

Publisher: E. A. Seaman Miami 1974.
340 pages, b/w photos in text, index; 8vo, black cloth. Very good+; dust jacket good, light spotting, edgewear. Serving the antiquarian and used book world since 1980 First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 11.66 CAD 11.83 EUR 8.15 GBP 6.47 JPY 1,100.00 MXN 137.50 ZAR 115.79 

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40.
SCHOEMAN, Johanna Maria  
Koerantberiggewing Oor Die Krisisdae 25 September Tot 20 Oktober 1899 - 'n Kritiese Metodologiese Analiese.

Publisher: University of Pretoria Pretoria, 1972.
F First Edition A fine copy in red vynide gilt. A comprehensive thesis of over 360pp, devoted to an analysis of newspaper reportage and coverage of the outbreak of the Boer War from 25th Sept to 12th October 1899.

Appr.: | AUD 106.04 CAD 107.53 EUR 74.07 GBP 58.82 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,052.63 

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41.
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.)

Appr.: | AUD 23.86 CAD 24.19 EUR 16.67 GBP 13.24 JPY 2,250.00 MXN 281.25 ZAR 236.84 

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42.
Junor, John  
Listening for a Midnight Tram: Memoirs

Publisher: Chapmans London 1990.
Fine; near fine dust jacket. 8 vo. 340 pp. B/w plates, blue paper-covered boards. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 14.85 CAD 15.05 EUR 10.37 GBP 8.24 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 147.37 

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US$14.00
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43.
Swanberg, W. A.  
Luce and His Empire

Publisher: Scribner NY 1972.
Very good; good+ dust jacket. Large 8 vo. (xiii) 529 pp. Notes, index, b/w photos, black cloth. Book club edition. Good Hardcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 7.42 CAD 7.53 EUR 5.19 GBP 4.12 JPY 700.00 MXN 87.50 ZAR 73.68 

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US$7.00
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44.
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.

Appr.: | AUD 18.56 CAD 18.82 EUR 12.96 GBP 10.29 JPY 1,750.00 MXN 218.75 ZAR 184.21 

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45.
Potter, Jeffrey  
Men, Money & Magic: The Story of Dorothy Schiff

Publisher: Coward, McCann & Georghegan New York 1976.
352 pages, b/w photos in text, index, 8vo, red boards/white cloth, blind stamped design front cover. Near fine, remainder mark bottom edge; dust jacket very good, light spotting Second Printing Ver y Good Hard Cover Ne ar Fine

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46.
Browne, Malcolm W.  
Muddy Boots and Red Socks: A Reporter's Life

Publisher: Times/Random House 1993.
Fine; near fine dust jacket. 8 vo. (xv) 367 pp. Index, b/w plates, brown boards/orange cloth. Stated First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 12.73 CAD 12.90 EUR 8.89 GBP 7.06 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 126.32 

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47.
Catledge, Turner  
My Life and the Times

Publisher: Harper & Row NY 1971.
Nameplate front end paper, very good; dust jacket priced, light edgewear, very good-. 8 vo. (xii i) 319 pp. Index, b/w plates, red cloth. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 12.73 CAD 12.90 EUR 8.89 GBP 7.06 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 126.32 

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48.
Royster, Vermont  
My Own, My Country's Time: A Journalist's Journey

Publisher: Algonquin Chapel Hill 1983.
Gift note front end paper, near fine, dust jacket price clipped, very good. 8 vo. (xiv) 351 pp. Index, b/w photos, brown cloth-backed boards. Newspaper book review in plastic laid in. Hard Cover

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49.
Keeler, Robert F.  
Newsday: A Candid History of the Respectable Tabloid

Publisher: Arbor House/Wm. Morrow New York 1990.
790 pages, source notes, index; blue boards/cloth. Very good+, few light marks top cover; dust jacket very good Stated First Edition Hard Cover 8vo.

Appr.: | AUD 13.79 CAD 13.98 EUR 9.63 GBP 7.65 JPY 1,300.00 MXN 162.50 ZAR 136.84 

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50.
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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51.
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

Appr.: | AUD 15.91 CAD 16.13 EUR 11.11 GBP 8.82 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 157.89 

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52.
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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53.
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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54.
PICTON, L.J.  
NICPRINT 50. Being Some Account of the Printing Packaging and Newspaper Industry of South Africa and of the National Industrial Council for Printing, Prepared to Mark the Jubilee of the Council 1919 - 1969

Publisher: Printed By E S & A Robinson, 1969.
F First Edition One of only 150 copies produced of this monumental work, extending over 330 pages of reproduced typescript (foolscap thesis style), in fine state in the original cloth backed boards as issued. INSCRIBED presentation to noted librarian and scholar Anna Smith, signed and dated Jan 1970

Appr.: | AUD 159.07 CAD 161.29 EUR 111.11 GBP 88.24 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,578.95 

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55.
DESMOND, G.C.  
Our Local Press. A Short Historical Account of the Newspapers of Walthamstow

Publisher: Walthamstow Antiquarian Society, 1955.
First Edition. A very good copy indeed in the original pale blue printed thin card wrappers, head spine sl. worn.

Appr.: | AUD 26.51 CAD 26.88 EUR 18.52 GBP 14.71 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 263.16 

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56.
STEYN, J.C.  
Penvegter: Piet Cillie Van Die Burger

Publisher: Tafelberg, 2002.
F First Edition A fine copy in the original glazed black boards (no d.w.)

Appr.: | AUD 31.81 CAD 32.26 EUR 22.22 GBP 17.65 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 315.79 

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57.
HERD, Harold  
Press Days and Other Days. Recollections and Impressions

Publisher: Fleet Publications, 1936.
First Edition. A fine unread copy in a near fine bright slightly dustsoiled d.w.

Appr.: | AUD 42.42 CAD 43.01 EUR 29.63 GBP 23.53 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 421.05 

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58.
American Society of Newspaper Editors - 1984  
Proceedings of the 1984 Convention of the American Society of Newspaper Editors

Publisher: ASNE Washington DC 1984.
256 pages, frontis, index, 8vo; green cloth. This book is in fine condition ans does not have a dust jacket Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 14.85 CAD 15.05 EUR 10.37 GBP 8.24 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 147.37 

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59.
American Society of Newspaper Editors - 1985  
Proceedings of the 1985 Convention of the American Society of Newspaper Editors

Publisher: ASNE Washington DC 1985.
311 pages, frontis, index, 8vo; green cloth. This book is in fine condition ans does not have a dust jacket Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 14.85 CAD 15.05 EUR 10.37 GBP 8.24 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 147.37 

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60.
American Society of Newspaper Editors - 1986  
Proceedings of the 1986 Convention of the American Society of Newspaper Editors

Publisher: ASNE Washington DC 1986.
451 pages, b/w photos, index, 8vo; green cloth. This book is in fine condition ans does not have a dust jacket Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 14.85 CAD 15.05 EUR 10.37 GBP 8.24 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 147.37 

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61.
American Society of Newspaper Editors - 1987  
Proceedings of the 1987 Convention of the American Society of Newspaper Editors

Publisher: ASNE Washington DC 1987.
451 pages, b/w photos, index, 8vo; green cloth. This book is in fine condition ans does not have a dust jacket Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 14.85 CAD 15.05 EUR 10.37 GBP 8.24 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 147.37 

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62.
American Society of Newspaper Editors - 1988  
Proceedings of the 1988 Convention of the American Society of Newspaper Editors

Publisher: ASNE Washington DC 1988.
451 pages, b/w photos, index, 8vo; green cloth. This book is in fine condition ans does not have a dust jacket Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 14.85 CAD 15.05 EUR 10.37 GBP 8.24 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 147.37 

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63.
American Society of Newspaper Editors - 1989  
Proceedings of the 1989 Convention of the American Society of Newspaper Editors

Publisher: ASNE Washington DC 1989.
451 pages, b/w photos, index, 8vo; green cloth. This book is in fine condition ans does not have a dust jacket Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 14.85 CAD 15.05 EUR 10.37 GBP 8.24 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 147.37 

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64.
Pulliam, Russell  
Publisher Gene Pulliam: Last of the Newspaper Titans

Publisher: Jameson Books Ottawa 1984.
(ix) 318 pages, b/w photos, index; gray boards/red cloth. Very good condition, cover corner lightly bumped, bottom edge of boards lightly discolored; priced dust jacket good-, small pieces missing, mended tear, soil, sunned First Printing Hard Cover 8vo.

Appr.: | AUD 20.15 CAD 20.43 EUR 14.07 GBP 11.18 JPY 1,900.00 MXN 237.50 ZAR 200.00 

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65.
LE CORDEUR, B.A.  
Robert Godlonton and the Newspaper Press of South Africa

Publisher: 1820 Foundation, 1982.
F First Edition A fine unread copy in the original thin card printed wrappers as issued.

Appr.: | AUD 10.60 CAD 10.75 EUR 7.41 GBP 5.88 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 105.26 

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66.
Mallen, Frank  
Sauce or the Gander, The Amazing Story of a Fabulous Newspapers
 Picture
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.

Appr.: | AUD 17.66 CAD 17.90 EUR 12.33 GBP 9.79 JPY 1,665.00 MXN 208.13 ZAR 175.26 

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67.
MEURANT, L.H.  
Sixty Years Ago; or, Reminiscences of the Struggle for the Freedom of the Press in South Africa, and the Establishment of the First Newspaper in the Eastern Province

Publisher: Saul Solomon Cape Town, 1885.
F First Edition Very good indeed in the original red cloth, spine sl. faded, some minor splash marks front board, contents clean and tight, . The rare original issue of this classic account of Press origins in South Africa.

Appr.: | AUD 318.13 CAD 322.58 EUR 222.22 GBP 176.47 JPY 30,000.00 MXN 3,750.00 ZAR 3,157.89 

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68.
MEURANT, L.H.  
Sixty Years Ago; or, Reminiscences of the Struggle for the Freedom of the Press in South Africa, and the Establishment of the First Newspaper in the Eastern Province

Publisher: Africana Connoisseurs Press Cape Town, 1963.
First Thus #308 of 510 copies. A facsimile reprint of the rare 1885 original edition. A fine copy in the original maroon vynide as issued.

Appr.: | AUD 63.63 CAD 64.52 EUR 44.44 GBP 35.29 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 631.58 

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69.
Fowler, Gene  
Skyline: A Reporter's Reminiscences of the 1920s

Publisher: Viking Press New York 1961.
314 pages, 8vo, blue cloth. Very good, slightwear ends; dust jacket good+, rubbed edgewear. Author's last book. Serving the antiquarian and used book world since 1980 Third Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 11.66 CAD 11.83 EUR 8.15 GBP 6.47 JPY 1,100.00 MXN 137.50 ZAR 115.79 

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70.
MASEKO, Len  
Sowetan Celebrating 25 Years of the Soul Truth

Publisher: ABSA Group, 2006.
F First Edition A fine copy in a fine d.w.

Appr.: | AUD 42.42 CAD 43.01 EUR 29.63 GBP 23.53 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 421.05 

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71.
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.

Appr.: | AUD 21.21 CAD 21.51 EUR 14.81 GBP 11.76 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 210.53 

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72.
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.

Appr.: | AUD 14.32 CAD 14.52 EUR 10.00 GBP 7.94 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 168.75 ZAR 142.11 

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73.
White, William Allen  
The Autobiography of William Allen White

Publisher: University Press of Kansas 1990...1946.
Fine; no dust jacket. 8 vo. (xxi) 366 pp. Revised & abridged, edited Sally Foreman, biographical notes, editor notes, index, frontis, tan cloth-backed boards. Second Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 11.66 CAD 11.83 EUR 8.15 GBP 6.47 JPY 1,100.00 MXN 137.50 ZAR 115.79 

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74.
Williams, Harold A.  
The Baltimore Sun 1837-1987
 Picture
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.

Appr.: | AUD 15.75 CAD 15.97 EUR 11.00 GBP 8.74 JPY 1,485.00 MXN 185.63 ZAR 156.32 

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75.
Gourlay, Logan, ed.  
The Beaverbrook I Knew

Publisher: Quartet New York 1984.
272 pages, index, b/w cartoons; black boards. Very good, name front ednpaper, top cover corner creased, small amount of neat underlining first chapter; dust jacket very good-, light wear First Edition Hard Cover 8vo.

Appr.: | AUD 11.66 CAD 11.83 EUR 8.15 GBP 6.47 JPY 1,100.00 MXN 137.50 ZAR 115.79 

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