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    Newspaper Oddity: Tapa Cloth Paper Published in Fiji and More. Group of historical newspapers, including: 1) January 8, 1898 issue of "The Fiji Times" printed on tapa cloth (the bark of the paper mulberry tree). 2) January 15, 1870 issue of the "National Anti-Slavery Standard" of New York. 3) March 31, 1855 issue of the "International Journal" of Boston and Portland (wear and loss at central horizontal fold). 4) April 15, 1898 issue of the "Exeter [N.H.] News-Letter" (wear at central fold). 5) June 4, 1900 English Edition of "De Volksstem" of Pretoria (large single sheet printed on two sides in Afrikaans and English). From the Estate of Malcolm S. Forbes.

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