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The New York Tribune. A Sketch of its History. Illustrated.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1883

Seller ID: 2006584

Condition: Good


Wrappers toned, top edge slightly gnawed affecting margin only. 1883 Stapled Binding. 26 pp. Printed wrappers, stapled binding. An account of the foundation and development of Horace Greeley's newspaper, The New York Tribune. The paper was founded in 1841, and existed through several name changes and mergers until 1966. During the 1850s it was among the most widely circulated newspapers in the United States. Includes engravings of Tribune counting room, Mr. Reid's study, and circulation map. View more info

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The Illustrated London News. Vol. LVI., Jan. to June 1870 [Volume 56, Nos. 1574-1600]

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: George C. Leighton: 1870

Seller ID: 2260273

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit rubbed with minor leather loss, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1870 Half-Leather. iv, 668 pp. Folio. Twenty-seven issues of The Illustrated London News, bound in one half-leather volume. Green leather spine and corners, gilt titles and rules, marbled boards, edges, and endpapers, five raised spine bands. Numerous engravings throughout (including several with a partial fold-out), with an index of these preceding the periodicals, and an engraved title page preceding that, which states that this volume was released on July 16, 1870. The Illustrated London News was the first illu... View more info

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The Best News Stories of 1924

By: Anthony, Joseph; Morrison, Woodman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Small, Maynard & Company: 1925

Seller ID: 2199361

Condition: Very Good


Bottom corner of front cover lightly bumped, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1925 Hard Cover. x, 331 pp. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4. A collection of the most compelling news stories of 1924, including coverage of: the democratic convention; the Leopold-Loeb trial; Bishop Brown's heresy trial; the first train to reach Harney County, Oregon; the death of Frankie Jerome; Nellie Morse's win at the Preakness; the Carpentier-Tunney fight; Teapot Dome; the death of the bog iron industry; Fifth Avenue's centennial; the Panama Canal; Pershing; Roebling; and the first Native American Senator, Charles Curtis. View more info

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Old Probability: Perhaps Rain--Perhaps Not, with 250 Comic Illustrations

By: Bilings, Josh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: G. W. Carleton & Co., Publishers: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294724

Condition: Good


First edition. Edges rubbed, water stain, ink name and note on second blank. 1879 Hard Cover. Truth iz sed to be stranger than fickshun__it iz to most pholks. A collection of articles and almanac information. View more info

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Cronkite

By: Brinkley, Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261561

ISBN: 0061374261

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light rubbing to jacket. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 819 pp. For decades, Walter Cronkite was known as the most trusted man in America. Millions across the nation welcomed him into their homes, first as a print reporter for the United Press on the front lines of World War II, and later, in the emerging medium of television, as a host of numerous documentary programs and as anchor of the CBS Evening News, from 1962 until his retirement in 1981. Yet this very public figure, undoubtedly the twentieth century's most revered journalist, was a re... View more info

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Souvenir and Other Stories

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: James Brunner: 1990

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2205698

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper - inscribed Clune books are somewhat unusual, as his usual habit was to visit bookstores, sign copies of his books that were on the shelf, and leave without announcing he had done so. Inscription appears to read 'For Eta ts alga, with all good wishes, Henry W Clune', but perhaps this was meant to be a fraternity [Eta psi alpha?]). 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. 8vo. The hallmark of these stories is precision of observation. For three quarters of a century, Henry W. Clune has reported with wry sympathy on o... View more info

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Seen & Heard: Selections from Seen and Heard - Volume Two [2]

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Democrat and Chronicle: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205700

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink gift note on front endpaper, spine faded, small smudge on front board. 1935 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 111 pp. 8vo. The second of two volumes collecting writings originally included in Henry Clune's column in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. View more info

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Souvenir and Other Stories

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: James Brunner: 1990

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2164089

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #239 of 1000. Signed and hand-numbered by author on colophon. Jacket toned, jacket price clipped, owner sticker on front endpaper. Very Good. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. 8vo. The hallmark of these stories is precision of observation. For three quarters of a century, Henry W. Clune has reported with wry sympathy on our hopes and fears, loves and loathings. As newspaper reporter, columnist and, above all, cunning storyteller, he has conveyed the essence of a full spectrum of sometimes surprising, sometimes familiar American lives. That ... View more info

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries, Rochester, New York: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2164337

ISBN: 0961082402

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top page ridge lightly foxed, jacket edges rubbed. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 377 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. At 92, Henry W. Clune could be forgiven for setting aside the rigorous labors of the literary life and sitting instead on one of his lawn chairs and spending long hours contemplating the beautiful vista which stretches behind his home in Scottsville, New York. The author of six fine novels, a volume in the Rivers of America Series (The Genesee, 1963) and his history of his home city (The Rochester I Know, 1972), Henry Clu... View more info

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The Good Die Poor

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2206753

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. No jacket, light stain to bottom edge of front board, sticker to front paste-down endpaper, ink note to front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 294 pp. Clune's novel about the career of a newspaperman during the Great Depression. His first novel. He was a writer and columnist who appeared several times a week in The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, from 1914 to 1969. He wrote 14 books, including novels and a history of his native Rochester, New York. KEYWORDS: HENRY CLUNE GOOD DIE POOR LOCAL ROCHESTER ... View more info

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1983

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281335

ISBN: 0961082402

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #53 of 250 copies. Hand numbered and signed by author on limitation page. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 377 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. At 92, Henry W. Clune could be forgiven for setting aside the rigorous labors of the literary life and sitting instead on one of his lawn chairs and spending long hours contemplating the beautiful vista which stretches behind his home in Scottsville, New York. The author of six fine novels, a volume in the Rivers of America Series (The Genesee, 1963) and his history ... View more info

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The Rochester I Know

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288318

ISBN: 0385069502

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine edges lightly rubbed. Page ridge faintly foxed, newspaper clippings laid in. 1972 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 384 pp. A historical sketch of Rochester, New York, originally proposed by the head of the book department at Scrantom's. View more info

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1983

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2300595

ISBN: 0961082402

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #118 of 250 copies, signed by author on limitation page. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 377 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. At 92, Henry W. Clune could be forgiven for setting aside the rigorous labors of the literary life and sitting instead on one of his lawn chairs and spending long hours contemplating the beautiful vista which stretches behind his home in Scottsville, New York. The author of six fine novels, a volume in the Rivers of America Series (The Genesee, 1963) and his history of his home cit... View more info

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1983

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2301332

ISBN: 0961082402

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, # 178 of 250. Signed by author and numbered on limitation page. Ink gift note on front endpaper, spine faintly soiled. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 377 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. At 92, Henry W. Clune could be forgiven for setting aside the rigorous labors of the literary life and sitting instead on one of his lawn chairs and spending long hours contemplating the beautiful vista which stretches behind his home in Scottsville, New York. The author of six fine novels, a volume in the Rivers of America Series (The Genesee, 1963) an... View more info

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Jack the Ripper and the London Press

By: Curtis, L. Perry, Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285378

ISBN: 0300088728

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 2001 Hard Cover. viii, 354 pp. Press coverage of the 1888 mutilation murders attributed to Jack the Ripper was of necessity filled with gaps and silences, for the killer remained unknown and Victorian journalists had little experience reporting serial murders and sex crimes. This engrossing book examines how fourteen London newspapers?dailies and weeklies, highbrow and lowbrow?presented the Ripper news, in the process revealing much about the social, political, and sexual anxieties of late Victorian Britain and the role of journalists in reinforcing social nor... View more info

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Rochester Memories, Volume II: The 1940s, '50s and '60s

By: Democrat & Chronicle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Democrat & Chronicle: 2009

Seller ID: 2295676

ISBN: 1597252166

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2009 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 160 pp. Democrat & Chronicle is proud to announce the coming of a beautiful, hard-bound historic retrospective of Greater Rochester. This second volume of the series captures the memories from the '40s, '50s, and '60s. We are excited to be working with the Rochester Public Library to bring this heirloom-quality coffee-table book to the community. We asked you, our readers, to contribute photos as well and the response was outstanding with more than 400 photos brought in. This book truly captures the wonderful heri... View more info

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Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism (Turning Points)

By: Edwards, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 2004

Edition: 3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282741

ISBN: 0471477532

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Signed by author with inscription, To Betty. Very minor general wear. 2004 Hard Cover. xiii, 174 pp. From the author: Most Americans living today never heard Ed Murrow in a live broadcast. This book is for them I want them to know that broadcast journalism was established by someone with the highest standards. Tabloid crime stories, so much a part of the lust for ratings by today's news broadcasters, held no interest for Murrow. He did like Hollywood celebrities, but interviewed them for his entertainment programs; they had no place on his news programs. My book is focused on t... View more info

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Reporting Civil Rights, in Two Volumes: Part One, American Journalism 1941-1963; Part Two, American Journalism 1963-1973 (The Library of America 137 & 138)

By: Ellison, Ralph; Hughes, Langston; Warren, Robert Penn; Halberstam, David; Baldwin, James; Zinn, Howard; Steinbeck, John; Lees, Hannah; King, Martin Luther; Thompson, Hunter S.; Hersey, John; Trillin, Calvin; Walker, Alice

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203811

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Both volumes include publisher's slipcase and insert. 2003 Hard Cover. xvi, 996; xv, 986 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A two-volume collection of writings on the American civil rights movement, drawn from original newspaper and magazine reports and contemporary books, with chronology, notes, and index following text. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to keep classic works of American literature and history in print as a way of preserving cultural heritage. Keywords... View more info

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Dodgerland: Decadent Los Angeles and the 1977-78 Dodgers

By: Fallon, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202845

ISBN: 0803249403

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 2016 Hard Cover. xii, 454 pp. The 1977–78 Los Angeles Dodgers came close. Their tough lineup of young and ambitious players squared off with the New York Yankees in consecutive World Series. The Dodgers’ run was a long time in the making after years of struggle and featured many homegrown players who went on to noteworthy or Hall of Fame careers, including Don Sutton, Steve Garvey, Davey Lopes, and Steve Yeager. Dodgerland is the story of those memorable teams as Chavez Ravine began to change, baseball was about to enter a new era, and American culture ... View more info

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The Times of My Life and My Life with The Times

By: Frankel, Max

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1999

Edition: 3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281555

ISBN: 0679448241

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription, To Marilyn and Ron. With warm wishes for good times! Max Frankel, Rochester - 11/11/99. Top edge of jacket lightly bumped. 1999 Hard Cover. x, 546 pp. In this remarkable memoir, The New York Times's Max Frankel tells his life story the way he lived it--in tandem with the big news stories of our time. I escaped into America, and beyond it. The idea of America became my proud passport. A passion to conform made me a patriot. The discovery of words turned me into a skeptic. And the journalist's press pass sent me vaulting across borders to gain a spectacular per... View more info

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Never a Dull Moment

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201858

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Association copy - signed & inscribed by Gerling to friends of his, with a postcard and a short typed letter to the same laid in, both referring to a shared interest in music. Very good in good jacket. A few jacket tears repaired with tape on reverse, jacket lightly toned, still nice under fresh mylar. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 322 pp. A collection of short writings by the author of Smugtown, U.S.A. and Good Enough for Grandpa. View more info

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Never a Dull Moment

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers, Webster, NY: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2164086

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed without attribution & signed by author on front endpaper ('Best Regards Curt Gerling'). Jacket rubbed with two tiny tears to spine head. Very Good. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 322 pp. A collection of short writings by the author of Smugtown, U.S.A. and Good Enough for Grandpa. View more info

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Never a Dull Moment

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2285233

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('For George Haskins, who I hope will be amused and entertained with the contents, Regards, Curt Gerling. Jacket spine toned. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 322 pp. A collection of short writings by the author of Smugtown, U.S.A. and Good Enough for Grandpa. Deirdre Lindquist jacket art. View more info

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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

By: Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292589

ISBN: 141654786X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink gift note on front jacket flap, jacket spine head and spine base very lightly bumped. 2013 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, [2], 910, [2] pp. 8vo. The gap between rich and poor has never been wider… legislative stalemate paralyzes the country… corporations resist federal regulations…spectacular mergers produce giant companies… the influence of money in politics deepens… bombs explode in crowded streets… small wars proliferate far from our shores… a dizzying array of inventions speeds the pace of daily life. View more info

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Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War

By: Guernsey, Alfred H.; Alden, Henry M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Fairfax Press: 1966

Seller ID: 2268735

ISBN: 0517224224

Condition: Very Good


Three 1 inch jacket tears, page ridge foxed. 1966 Large Hardcover. 836 pp. Contemporary accounts of the American Civil War with engraved illustrations, gathered from issues of the most popular magazine of the era, Harper's Magazine. Includes 1000 scenes, maps, plans and portraits. View more info

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Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War

By: Guernsey, Alfred H.; Alden, Henry M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Fairfax Press: 1966

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2286216

ISBN: 0517224224

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Ink gift note on front endpaper, a few tiny jacket tears. 1966 Large Hardcover. 836 pp. Contemporary accounts of the American Civil War with engraved illustrations, gathered from issues of the most popular magazine of the era, Harper's Magazine. Includes 1000 scenes, maps, plans and portraits. View more info

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Fifty Years at the Front: The Life of War Correspondent Frederick Palmer

By: Haverstock, Nathan A.; Arnett, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Brassey's: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203526

ISBN: 1574880403

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. Near Fine. 1996 Hard Cover. xvii, 301 pp. In nearly half a century, Frederick Palmer reported on more different armies in action than any other journalist. Using Palmer's wartime notebooks and photographs, this book re-creates the journalist's journey into the dark heart of a century defined by war. It presents a portrait of a pioneer of combat journalism and perceptive viewer of the 20th century. View more info

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Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events

By: Kempton, Murray

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Times Books: 1994

Seller ID: 2268603

ISBN: 0812925289

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned, newspaper clippings taped to rear wrapper recto. 1994 Trade Paperback. xvii, 573 pp. The best of Murray Kempton's columns, essays, reviews, and reportage, Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events is, in the words of David Remnick, like watching an endless parade of the great characters of American life: Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss, Paul Robeson and Malcolm X, Bessie Smith and Louis Armstrong, Dwight D. Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan. Kempton's sense of the absurd and his ability to sketch a scene in a few sentences, to deflate the pompous in a phrase, make the parade ... View more info

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The Art of Fact: A Historical Anthology of Literary Journalism

By: Kerrane, Kevin; Yagoda, Ben

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1997

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2200964

ISBN: 0684830418

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Very good. Very Good. 1997 Hard Cover. 558 pp. Historical and international in scope, a unique anthology traces the course of literary journalism and nonfiction prose from its origins in the eighteenth century to today. Writers include: Daniel Defoe, James Boswell, Henry Mayhew, Charles Dickens, Walt Whitman, W.T. Stead, Stephen Crane, Richard Harding Davis, Abraham Cahan, Jack London, Morris Markey, Hickman Powell, Walter Bernstein, John Hersey, W.C. Heinz, Lillian Ross, Norman Lewis, Gay Talese, Truman Capote, Tom Wolfe, Piers Paul Read, Tracy Kidder, Sylvester Monroe, Peter Go... View more info

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A Resident's Recollections (Book 6)

By: Klos, Lloyd E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Empire State Books: 1993

Seller ID: 2293066

ISBN: 1557870942

Condition: Very Good


Page from 1925 Democrat & Chronicle laid in. 1993 Trade Paperback. 282 pp. A collection of memories from local historian and author Lloyd E. Klos. View more info