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Category: All Categories: Writing: Newspaper History
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76.
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

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77.
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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78.
Adler, Ruth, editor  
The Working Press

Publisher: Putnam NY 1966.
Very good; dust jacket worn, good-. 8 vo. 287 pp. Journalist's Jargon, Bylines Who's Who, index, black cloth-backed boards. Serving the antiquarian and used book world since 1980 Second Printing Hard Cover

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79.
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.

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80.
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

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81.
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

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82.
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 7.49 CAD 7.69 EUR 5.07 GBP 4.17 JPY 700.00 MXN 87.50 ZAR 70.00 

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83.
Members of the Staff of the Kansas City Star  
William Rockwell Nelson: The Story of a Man a Newspaper and a City

Publisher: Riverside Press Cambridge 1915.
Very good condition, cover spine ends/edges lightly rubbed, corner tip bumped; no dust jacket. 274 pages, sepia plates, extensive appendices, 8vo; dark blue cloth. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Nelson attended Notre Dame, became involved in politics, managed the Fort Wayne Sentinel; then he moved to Kansas City where he founded the Star Hard Cover

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84.
Hearst, William Randolph Jr with Jack Casserly  
The Hearsts: Father and Son

Publisher: Roberst Rinehart 1991.
8 vo. (xvi) 372 pp. B/w photos, illustrated end papers, gray cloth. Remainder dot bottom edge, near fine; dust jacket lightly rubbed, very good+. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 7.49 CAD 7.69 EUR 5.07 GBP 4.17 JPY 700.00 MXN 87.50 ZAR 70.00 

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85.
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.

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86.
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.

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87.
Karlowich, Robert A.  
We Fall and Rise: Russian-Language Newspapers in New York City 1889-1914

Publisher: Scarecrow Metuchen 1991.
Remainder mark bottom edge, near fine; no dust jacket. 8 vo. (xiii) 332 pp. Appendix, select bibliography, index, brown cloth. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 28.88 CAD 29.67 EUR 19.57 GBP 16.07 JPY 2,700.00 MXN 337.50 ZAR 270.00 

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88.
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

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89.
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 7.49 CAD 7.69 EUR 5.07 GBP 4.17 JPY 700.00 MXN 87.50 ZAR 70.00 

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90.
Berger, Meyer  
The Story of the New York Times 1851-1951

Publisher: Simon & Schuster NY 1951.
589 pp, appendices, index, double-fold page NY Times, b/w photos, wine cloth-backed boards. Margins/end papers beginning to age, very good; dust jacket ragged, fair. Stated First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Large 8vo.

Appr.: | AUD 9.63 CAD 9.89 EUR 6.52 GBP 5.36 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 90.00 

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91.
Frasca, Ralph  
The Rise and Fall of the Saturday Globe

Publisher: Susquehanna University Selinsgrove 1992.
Fine; fine dust jacket. 8 vo. 201 pp. Appendix, notes, bibliography, index, few b/w illustrations, black cloth-backed boards. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 12.83 CAD 13.19 EUR 8.70 GBP 7.14 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 120.00 

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92.
LEVERTON, Basil J.T. & PRINGLE, John A.  
The Pioneers of Vryheid, The Nieuwe Republiek and Its Staats Courant / Die Baanbrekers Van Vryheid: Die Nieuwe Republiek En Sy Staats Courant

Publisher: The Natal Museum Pietermaritzburg, 1974.
F First Edition #18 of 1000 copies. A fine unread copy in the original bright emerald green skivertex gilt. Signed by John Pringle.

Appr.: | AUD 85.56 CAD 87.91 EUR 57.97 GBP 47.62 JPY 8,000.00 MXN 1,000.00 ZAR 800.00 

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93.
GREIG, George and Others  
The South African Commercial Advertiser No.1 January 7 1824 to No 18 May 5 1824, Together with Facts Connected with the Stopping of the South African Commercial Advertiser.

Publisher: The South African Library Cape Town, 1978.
First Thus Reprint of the rare original edition of 1824. A near fine copy in the original blue printed boards as issued, large portion front board faded. Reprint Series #6

Appr.: | AUD 42.78 CAD 43.96 EUR 28.99 GBP 23.81 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 400.00 

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94.
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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95.
Salisbury, Harrison E.  
Without Fear or Favor: An Uncompromising Look at the New York Times

Publisher: Times Books NY 1980.
Very good+; dust jacket small tear, curled, good. Tall 8 vo. (x) 630 pp. Sources, notes, index, black cloth-backed boards. Hard Cover

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96.
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

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97.
Shepard, Richard F.  
The Paper's Papers: A Reporter's Journey Through the Archives of the New York Times

Publisher: Times/Random House New York 1996.
(viii) 373 pages, index, b/w illustrations in text; white/black boards. Near fine, bottom spine bumped; dust jacket very good+, light edge wear Stated First Edition Hard Cover 8vo.

Appr.: | AUD 17.11 CAD 17.58 EUR 11.59 GBP 9.52 JPY 1,600.00 MXN 200.00 ZAR 160.00 

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98.
Desmond, Robert W.  
The Information Process: World News Reporting to the Twentieth Century

Publisher: University of Iowa Iowa City 1978.
(xiv) 495 pages, biblography, index; red cloth. This book is in fine condition in a near fine dust jacket Hard Cover 8vo.

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99.
Desmond, Robert W.  
Windows on the World: World News Reporting 1900-1920

Publisher: University of Iowa Iowa City 1980.
(xii) 608 pages, bibliography, index; red cloth. This book is in fine condition in a near fine dust jacket Hard Cover 8vo.

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100.
Desmond, Robert W.  
Tides of War: World News Reporting 1931-1945

Publisher: University of Iowa Iowa City 1982.
(xi) 544 pages, biblography, index; red cloth. This book is in fine condition in a near fine dust jacket Hard Cover 8vo.

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101.
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 21.39 CAD 21.98 EUR 14.49 GBP 11.90 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

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102.
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 106.95 CAD 109.89 EUR 72.46 GBP 59.52 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,000.00 

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103.
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 14.97 CAD 15.38 EUR 10.14 GBP 8.33 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 140.00 

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104.
Conrad, Will C.; Kathleen Wilson and Dale Wilson  
The Milwaukee Journal: The First Eighty Years

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Madison 1964.
232 pages, foreward by Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, b/w plates, appendix, index, 8vo, tan clotrh. near fine, name marked out; very good duist jacket, flap clipped. In a clear plastic sleeve Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 25.67 CAD 26.37 EUR 17.39 GBP 14.29 JPY 2,400.00 MXN 300.00 ZAR 240.00 

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105.
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 11.76 CAD 12.09 EUR 7.97 GBP 6.55 JPY 1,100.00 MXN 137.50 ZAR 110.00 

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106.
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

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107.
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 26.74 CAD 27.47 EUR 18.12 GBP 14.88 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

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108.
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 16.04 CAD 16.48 EUR 10.87 GBP 8.93 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 150.00 

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109.
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 16.04 CAD 16.48 EUR 10.87 GBP 8.93 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 150.00 

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110.
Baker, Russell  
The Good Times

Publisher: Wm Morrow NY 1989.
Fine; near fine dust jacket. 8 vo. 351 pp. Few b/w photos in text, tan boards/wine cloth; 1st printing. Stated First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 12.83 CAD 13.19 EUR 8.70 GBP 7.14 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 120.00 

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111.
Frankfort, Ellen  
The Voice: Life at the Village Voice

Publisher: Wm. Morrow NY 1976.
Fine; very good dust jacket. 8 vo. 272 pp. Few b/w photos, orange cloth/dark grey boards. First printing. Very Good Hardcover Fine

Appr.: | AUD 9.63 CAD 9.89 EUR 6.52 GBP 5.36 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 90.00 

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112.
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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