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1 AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE.
Boston 1858 
373,bl(2)lpp. First ed. E.p. ads w/correct captions for first state; four ring spine deco & period after the word "Company" on t.p. No vignette ˝ title. BAL 8781. Bkstrp dull, discolored area in about 10% of lower left quadrant of top cvr. Americana. Journalism. (155551207)
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2 Cappon, Lester J. VIRGINIA NEWSPAPERS 1821-1935
New York & London 1936 
xiii,299pp. Organized by towns/cities, w/ key to libs. Biblio w/ hist notes. Fine in good dj (three chips and modest age soil). (5805815910)
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3 Columbia Broadcasting System HOW THE NEWS OF THE INVASION OF NORMANDY BY THE ALLIED FORCES ON JUNE 6, 1944, CAME BY CBS RADIO TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE
NY 1945 4to 
100(1)pp. First & only? Wrps, loosening. Single side ptd leaves. Laid in typed & SIGNED ltr from Paul Hollister, Vp. Adv. & Sales, CBS to Congressman Schwabe; "...only complete and true account we know of concerning how the radio news was handled on that day." OCLC locates copies at NY Public & Toronto Univ. Library. (5405643357)
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4 Comstock, Jim 7 DECADES AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Richwood, WV 1982 
345pp. First ed. Vg in wrps. Noted for his WVA Encyclopedia and his West Virginia Hillbilly "a weakly paper". SIGNED by author. Story: to gain attention to his paper he added ramp juice (the cube of garlic) to the printing ink! (5982113724)
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5 Dillon, John B. AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BEFORE THE EDITORIAL CONVENTION, ASSEMBLED AT INDIANAPOLIS, ON THE NINTH OF DECEMBER, 1846.
Indianapolis 1847 
20pp. Removed. Lt foxing. Covers "Restrictions & difficulties which have been thrown around the Press…" (&) "…duties of the Editorial profession…" To do so he makes the point that the holdings of the U.S.'s 20 largest libs combined do not match those at Royal Lib. at Paris, nor Rose at Munich, St. Petersburg, Copenhagen, nor Rome, Startles me! One copy located per OCLC (& that's not in Indiana) Dillon lived until 1879. (3924725523)
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6 Kinsley, Philip THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE. ITS FIRST HUNDRED YEARS.
New York 1943 
About 1000 pages. Solid, gilt bright, corners sharp. Mildly ex lib. Extra shipping. Three volumes. 3 vol. (5918259417)
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7 McCoy, Ralph E. FREEDOM OF THE PRESS AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Carbondale 1968 large 4to 
c.400, not numberedpp. Very mildly ex lib. (5962556571)
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8 Munn, Robert F. INDEX TO THE PRESS OF THE KANAWHA VALLEY 1855 - 1865
Morgantown 1963 
115pp. First ed. Paper covers. Very modest reader soil. Dr. Munn, Dean of Lib @ WVU. Much CW news leads. No copies on line. (5939314737)
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9 Spencer, Truman J. A CYCLOPEDIA OF THE LITERATURE OF AMATEUR JOURNALISM.
Hartford, CT 1891 
x,512pp. Biographies of about 90 writers, incl. some pseudonyms & several females. More so than for any other publ., these writers wrote for the joy of sharing & the ego stroke of seeing names in print for there was no payment. Marvin Neel & Mr. & Mrs. Martin Keffer who helped continue the tradition were some whom I was honored to meet almost 80 years later. V.g. (214548682)
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