DIRECTORY OF NJ NEWSPAPERS (1765-1970) - 1977 [1st Ed]


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Directory of N.J. Newspapers 1765-1970

edited by William C. Wright & Paul A. Stellhorn

First Edition. Published by: New Jersey Historical Commission. Trenton, NJ. 1977.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD+ condition with a VERY GOOD DJ.

  • Blue cloth covers remain free of any major signs of age or wear. 
  • Boards are gently scuffed with mild rubbing along the edges.
  • Corners are sharp and gently rubbed. 
  • Spine remains firm with gilt lettering and publisher's logo with gently rubbed and softened ends. 
  • Binding is firm. 
  • Endpapers are faded along the perimeter. 
  • Interior is gently age-toned though remains free of major signs of age or wear. 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Textblock top edge is darkened and stained. 
  • DJ is nicely preserved behind Mylar and is backed with archival paper.
  • DJ is age-toned with mild stains in areas and exhibits creases and minor tears along the edges, most notably to the rear upper left where there is a 1.25" closed tear; spine is gently creased with mild stains in areas and exhibits portions missing from the ends, most notably the head. Please see photos. 
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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Compiled and presented by William C. Wright, Head of the Bureau of Archives & History, New Jersey State Library and Paul A. Stellhorn, Research Director of the New Jersey Historical Commission. Published with a grant from the New Jersey American Revolution Bicentennial Celebration Commission. Includes a Preface, Explanatory Notes, Abbreviations and Special Marks, Locations, the Directory, Bibliography and Index.  Unpaginated. 7.5" by 10.25"

This is the only historical directory devoted solely to newspapers published in New Jersey. 
It lists all newspapers published in New Jersey from September 12, 1765 through December 31, 1970. It gives the title, frequency and duration of each newspaper. It records mergers and changes in title and place of publication. It denotes religious, political, ethnic and other special-interest newspapers. Entries are arranged alphabetically under place of publication.

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Year Printed: 1977
Modified Item: No
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Topic: Historical
Binding: Hardcover
Region: North America
Author: William C. Wright & Paul A. Stellhorn
Subject: Reference
Original/Facsimile: Original
Language: English
Publisher: New Jersey Historical Commission
Place of Publication: Trenton NJ
Special Attributes: 1st Edition
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