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KIRKUS REVIEW

famous paper, reflecting and representing the From its founding in 1842, when a failure was bought by J. W. Gray and She dealer, and reissued as a weekly, through its trials and efforts , glories. High and picturesque items, famous people who passed that way and , the contemporary humor of Artemus Ward, the the Civil War, the Reconstruction, the growth of a city, the competition and circulation wars, the man and the policies, the measure of its influence and importance. Valuable for those interested in newspapers -- and of great and regional interest.

Publisher: Knopf