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image of THE INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST GEORGE SELDES WRITES TO EDUCATOR HAROLD RUGG CONCERNING THE POSSIBILITY OF  LECTURE.

THE INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST GEORGE SELDES WRITES TO EDUCATOR HAROLD RUGG CONCERNING THE POSSIBILITY OF LECTURE.

by Seldes, George (1890-1995). American investigative journalist, foreign correspondent, editor, author and media critic.

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Published
1949.
Condition
Very good
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$85.00

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Norwalk, CT: February 1, 1949., 1949.. Very good. - Typed letter on an approximately 6-3/4 inch high by 6 inch wide sheet of his personalized letterhead with the last paragraph on a second sheet. Signed "George". The top left corner of each sheet is slightly creased. The date "November 17" is penned below the letter. Folded once for… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER TO HAROLD RUGG OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S TEACHERS COLLEGE SIGNED BY JOURNALIST MAX LERNER.

TYPED LETTER TO HAROLD RUGG OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S TEACHERS COLLEGE SIGNED BY JOURNALIST MAX LERNER.

by Lerner, Max. [1902-1992]. American journalist and educator known for his controversial syndicated column in the New York Post.

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Published
1947.
Condition
Very good
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New York: October 1, 1947., 1947.. Very good. - Letter typed on one side of a 10-1/2 inch high by 7-1/2 inch wide sheet of PM Daily letterhead. Signed "Max". The top edge is slightly darkened & the top right corner is lightly creased. Folded twice for mailing. Very good. Max Lerner regrets that he is unable to… Read more
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image of AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY REFORMER-JOURNALIST QUINCY HOWE WHO WAS INFLUENTIAL IN DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN POLICY AFFAIRS.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY REFORMER-JOURNALIST QUINCY HOWE WHO WAS INFLUENTIAL IN DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN POLICY AFFAIRS.

by Howe, Quincy. (1900-1977). American journalist, a reformer in the tradition of New England liberalism who was influential in both domestic and foreign policy affairs.

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Published
[1930s].
Condition
Very good
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$125.00

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New York: circa [1930s]., [1930s].. Very good. - 39 words penned on an 8-1/2 inch high by 5-1/2 inch wide sheet of The Living Age letterhead. Signed "Quincy Howe". The right edge & top edge of the letterhead are slightly darkened. Pieces of tape adhere to the verso where the item was removed from an album. Folded… Read more
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image of SIGNATURE ON A CARD OF AMERICAN JOURNALIST, HISTORIAN AND BIOGRAPHER RAY STANNARD BAKER [DAVID GRAYSON].

SIGNATURE ON A CARD OF AMERICAN JOURNALIST, HISTORIAN AND BIOGRAPHER RAY STANNARD BAKER [DAVID GRAYSON].

by Baker, Ray Stannard [pen name David Grayson]. (1870-1946). American journalist, historian, biographer and author.

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Very good
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Very good. - 1-3/4 inch high by 3-1/2 inch wide card boldly signed "Ray Stannard Baker'". There is a previous owner's note on the verso and glue stains where the card has been removed from an album. Very good. Ray Stannard Baker [pen name David Grayson] [1870-1946] was an American journalist, historian, biographer and author. Baker began his… Read more
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image of SIGNATURE ON A SLIP OF PAPER OF AMERICAN NOVELIST AND JOURNALIST IRVING BACHELLER WHOSE BACHELLER SYNDICATE PROMOTED THE WORK OF SUCH AUTHORS AS JOSEPH CONRAD AND ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE.

SIGNATURE ON A SLIP OF PAPER OF AMERICAN NOVELIST AND JOURNALIST IRVING BACHELLER WHOSE BACHELLER SYNDICATE PROMOTED THE WORK OF SUCH AUTHORS AS JOSEPH CONRAD AND ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE.

by Bacheller, Irving. (1859-1950). American journalist and author who founded the first modern newspaper syndicate in the United States.

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Published
[1900].
Condition
Very good
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$20.00

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Circa [1900]., [1900].. Very good. - A 2-1/4 inch high by 3-1/2 inch wide slip of cream-colored paper is signed "Irving Bacheller". 2 pieces of tape adhere to the verso where the autograph has been removed from an album. Very good. In the mid-1880s journalist and author Irving Bacheller [1859-1950] founded the Bacheller Syndicate, the first modern… Read more
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image of CARD INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AMERICAN HUMORIST FRANK SULLIVAN CREATOR OF

CARD INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AMERICAN HUMORIST FRANK SULLIVAN CREATOR OF "MR. ARBUTHNOT THE CLICHE EXPERT".

by Sullivan, Frank. (1892-1976). American humorist, best remembered for creating the character "Mr. Arbuthnot the Cliche Expert".

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Published
[1930s].
Condition
Very good.
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Circa [1930s]., [1930s].. Very good.. - A 2 inch high by 3 inch wide card is inscribed in ink "Dear Miss Bowen / with pleasure" and signed "Frank Sullivan". The card is very lightly foxed. Very good. American humorist Frank Sullivan [1892-1976], born in Saratoga Springs, N. Y., worked for The Saratogian newspaper until he was drafted in… Read more
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AUTOGRAPH: Close of a letter with sentiments SIGNED by the muckraking investigative journalist SAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS who also penned several scandalous novels.

by Adams, Samuel Hopkins (1871-1958). Muckraking investigative journalist and author of then scandalous novels.

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Published
1927.
Condition
Very good
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$25.00

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Hibernia, Florida, February 3, 1927., 1927.. Very good. - Samuel Hopkins Adams signature on a 1-1/4 inch high by 5 inch wide piece of paper clipped from the bottom of a letter. "Yours very truly / Samuel Hopkins Adams / Hibernia, Fla. Feb. 3d 1927". Three-quarters of the paper is darkened. There are remnants of mounting tape and… Read more
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image of A SLIP OF PAPER SIGNED BY MARK SULLIVAN, A LEADING AMERICAN POLITICAL REPORTER AND COLUMNIST OF HIS DAY.

A SLIP OF PAPER SIGNED BY MARK SULLIVAN, A LEADING AMERICAN POLITICAL REPORTER AND COLUMNIST OF HIS DAY.

by Sullivan, Mark. (1874-1952). An American author and journalist, he was the leading political reporter and columnist of his day.

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Published
[1930's].
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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Circa [1930's]., [1930's].. Good. - A slip of blue paper, approximately 1-3/4 inches high by 4 inches wide, is signed "Mark Sullivan",The top & bottom edges of the paper are uneven & the margins are darkened. Notes in another hand are penciled on the verso. Good. Mark Sullivan [1874-1952] was among the most widely respected journalists of his… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER SIGNED by RUSSELL BAKER, to Jean Dalrymple, probably referring to one of his columns.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED by RUSSELL BAKER, to Jean Dalrymple, probably referring to one of his columns.

by Baker, Russell (b.1925). American satirical writer, New York Times Columnist and Pulitzer Prize Winning author for "Growing Up".

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Published
1978.
Condition
Fine
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New York, May 17, 1978., 1978.. Fine. - Over 50 words typed on his 8-1/2 inch high by 5-3/8 inch wide "The New York Times" stationery. Russell Baker thanks Jean Dalrymple for "letting me know that you liked THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT. The sound you hear now is the grinding of the wheels in my… Read more
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image of CUT SIGNATURE OF IRISH AMERICAN JOURNALIST AND FOUNDER OF THE IRISH WORLD NEWSPAPER PATRICK FORD.

CUT SIGNATURE OF IRISH AMERICAN JOURNALIST AND FOUNDER OF THE IRISH WORLD NEWSPAPER PATRICK FORD.

by Ford, Patrick. (1837-1913). Irish American journalist, founder of the Irish World newspaper and Georgist land reformer.

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Published
[1900].
Condition
Fine
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$45.00

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Circa [1900]., [1900].. Fine. - A scrap of paper mounted on a 2-1/4 inch high by 3 inch wide card is signed in black ink "Patrick Ford". Fine. Patrick Ford [1837-1913] was an Irish American journalist. Born in Galway, Ireland, he emigrated with his parents to Boston in 1845, never returning to Ireland. After working as a printer's… Read more
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image of A STRONGLY EVOCATIVE ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE LEGENDARY BROADCAST JOURNALIST EDWARD R. MURROW.

A STRONGLY EVOCATIVE ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE LEGENDARY BROADCAST JOURNALIST EDWARD R. MURROW.

by (Murrow, Edward R. [1908-1965]). Harris, Martin.

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Published
[circa 1940's].
Condition
Very good
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$250.00

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[circa 1940's]., [circa 1940's].. Very good. - A 12-3/8 inch high by 8-1/4 inch wide black & white photograph of Edward R. Murrow on 14 inch high by 11 inch wide photo paper. The portrait depicts the legendary broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow with his patterned tie loose, sleeves rolled up and the collar of his white… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER TO JAMES B. POND SIGNED BY MARTIN EGAN, AMERICAN WAR CORRESPONDENT AND LONGTIME STAFF MEMBER OF J. P. MORGAN_CO.

TYPED LETTER TO JAMES B. POND SIGNED BY MARTIN EGAN, AMERICAN WAR CORRESPONDENT AND LONGTIME STAFF MEMBER OF J. P. MORGAN & CO.

by Egan, Martin. (1872-1938). American war correspondent and journalist. From 1914 a staff member of J. P. Morgan & Company.

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Published
1933.
Condition
Very good
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$75.00

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New York: November 2, 1933., 1933.. Very good. - 67 words typed on an 11-inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide cream-colored sheet of note paper with J. P. Morgan's Wall Street address printed at top left. Signed "Martin Egan". There is a small very light stain at top right. Folded 3 times for mailing. Near fine. Egan writes… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY JOSEPH J. EARLY, PUBLISHER OF THE BROOKLYN TIMES UNION, SENDING HIS AUTOGRAPH TO A FUTURE CONGRESSMAN.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY JOSEPH J. EARLY, PUBLISHER OF THE BROOKLYN TIMES UNION, SENDING HIS AUTOGRAPH TO A FUTURE CONGRESSMAN.

by Early, Joseph J. (d. 1949). Publisher of the Brooklyn Times Union (1924-27).

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Published
1936.
Condition
Good
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$10.00

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Brooklyn, NY: December 10, 1936., 1936.. Good. - Typed letter filling most of an 11 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide cream-colored sheet of Brooklyn Times Union letterhead. Signed "Joseph J. Early". The edges & corners of the letter are lightly creased & its bottom edge is darkened. There are a few short tears to the edges &… Read more
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image of PORTRAIT OF JAMES LOUIS GARVIN, EDITOR OF THE BRITISH NEWSPAPER THE OBSERVER, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY HIM.

PORTRAIT OF JAMES LOUIS GARVIN, EDITOR OF THE BRITISH NEWSPAPER THE OBSERVER, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY HIM.

by Garvin, James Louis. (1868-1947). British journalist, editor and author. Editor of The Observer from 1908 to 1942.

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Published
1930.
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$75.00

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Beaconsfield, Bucks., U.K.: 26 March, 1930., 1930.. Fine. - A 4-3/8 inch high by 3-1/4 inch wide black-and-white photographic portrait clipped from a magazine is mounted on an approximately 6 inch high by 4 inch wide cream-colored card. Inscribed and signed on the mount in black ink above and below the photo: "To Seymour Halpern / J. L.… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER TO EDUCATOR HAROLD RUGG SIGNED BY JEWISH AMERICAN JOURNALIST LOUIS FISCHER.

TYPED LETTER TO EDUCATOR HAROLD RUGG SIGNED BY JEWISH AMERICAN JOURNALIST LOUIS FISCHER.

by Fischer, Louis. (1896-1970). Jewish American journalist and author who worked for The Nation.

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Published
1950.
Condition
Very good
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New York: October 4, 1950., 1950.. Very good. - 65 words typed on a 9-3/8 inch high by 6 inch wide sheet of Hotel Duane letterhead. Signed "Louis Fischer". Together with an unsigned carbon copy of Rugg's reply. The top left corner of Fischer's letter is lightly creased with 2 pinholes where it has been stapled to Rugg's… Read more
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image of AUTOGRAPH LETTER ON PICTORIAL LETTERHEAD SIGNED BY CO-FOUNDER OF THE NEW YORK TIMES HENRY JARVIS RAYMOND.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER ON PICTORIAL LETTERHEAD SIGNED BY CO-FOUNDER OF THE NEW YORK TIMES HENRY JARVIS RAYMOND.

by Raymond, Henry Jarvis. (1820-1869). Journalist and politician who was a co-founder of the New York Times.

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Published
1859.
Condition
Very good
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New York: January 15, 1859., 1859.. Very good. - 34 words penned in black ink on a cream sheet of 9-3/4 inch high by 7-5/8 inch wide sheet of Times Office letterhead with a handsome engraving of the Times building at top left. Signed "W. J. Raymond". The bottom edge of the letter is slightly darkened with some… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER TO CITY CENTER PRODUCER JEAN DALRYMPLE SIGNED BY NEW YORK POST PUBLISHER DOROTHY SCHIFF, NEW YORK'S FIRST FEMALE NEWSPAPER PUBLISHER.

TYPED LETTER TO CITY CENTER PRODUCER JEAN DALRYMPLE SIGNED BY NEW YORK POST PUBLISHER DOROTHY SCHIFF, NEW YORK'S FIRST FEMALE NEWSPAPER PUBLISHER.

by Schiff, Dorothy. (1903-1989). Publisher of the New York Post, New York's first female newspaper publisher.

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Published
1969.
Condition
Very good
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$150.00

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New York: May 19, 1969., 1969.. Very good. - 26 words typed on a sheet of 9-1/2 inch high by 6-inch wide cream-colored sheet of New York Post letterhead with the address and "Office of the President " printed at the top. Signed "Dorothy Schiff". The corners of the letter are lightly creased. Folded twice for mailing. Very… Read more
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image of AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO LEEDS MERCURY EDITOR THOMAS WEMYSS REID SIGNED BY SCOTTISH JOURNALIST JAMES MACDONELL.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO LEEDS MERCURY EDITOR THOMAS WEMYSS REID SIGNED BY SCOTTISH JOURNALIST JAMES MACDONELL.

by Macdonell, James. (1841-1879). Scottish journalist, author of posthumously published "France Since the First Empire".

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Published
1874.
Condition
Very good
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$50.00

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[London]: November 16, 1874., 1874.. Very good. - Letter penned in black ink & filling both sides of a sheet of black-bordered, 7 inch high by 4-3/8 inch wide cream paper. Signed "James Macdonell". Folded twice for mailing. Very good. <p>Macdonell writes to Thomas Wemyss Reid, editor of the Leeds Mercury. He apologizes at length for not having… Read more
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image of THE SWEDISH PRESS.

THE SWEDISH PRESS.

by Pers, Anders Yngve.

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Published
1966.
Condition
Very good
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$15.00

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Stockholm: The Swedish Institute, 1966., 1966.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in folding pictorial wrappers. There is some minor foxing & soiling to the binding. 46 pages. Illustrated with tables & diagrams, including 1 folding table. Very good. <p>The text is translated into English from the Swedish manuscript.
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BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES ON BOSTON NEWSPAPERS 1704-1780.

by Matthews, Albert.

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Published
1907.
Condition
Fair
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Cambridge, MA: John Wilson and Son, 1907., 1907.. Fair. - Octavo, printed gray wraps. The spine is perished. The wraps are heavily chipped & detached. 527 pp. Minor creasing & soiling. The contents are very good and well worth rebinding. <p>Reprinted from the publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Volume IX.<p>Laid in is a TLS from the… Read more
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