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182472

HARRISBURG ILLINOIS O'Gara Coal Company Mine EXPLOSION Disaster 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392853033118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, October 23, 1911 * Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois * O'Gara coal mine explosion disaster Near the bottom of the front pager is a one column heading: "NINE MINERS KILLED BY EXPLOSION" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 16 pages, a little irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:57

$48.00
182471

PANIC OF 1910-1911 Stock Market Financial Economic Depression 1911 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392853032949

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, October 27, 1911 * Panic of 1910-1911 * Stock market drop * Economic depression The front page has a nice banner headline: "NEW YORK EXCHANGE IN TURMOIL" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 12 pages, A few small tape mends at the margins, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:56

$44.00
181228

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination PRINT Illustration1881 Extra Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050287056

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1881 * President James Garfield assassination * Rare extra edition of famed title - Prints This is the "Special Edition" of Harper's on the death of President James Garfield, and is entirely different from the "regular" edition of the same date as our item 174580 on our website. This "Special Edition" is considerably more rare, seldom found in sets of Harper's Weekly when they become available. The entire front page is taken up with a cameo-like engraving of "James A. Garfield". The double page centerfold is a Thomas Nast print captioned: "At Liberty's Door", noting the deaths of both Garfield and Lincoln (see). Two halfpg. prints are captioned: "Around a Bulletin Board, Richm... See More  

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Ends June 12, 2020 15:35

$49.00
180954

WINSLOW HOME Skating At Boston Harper's Weekly PRINT 1859 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373038912970

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1859 An incomplete issue as it is lacking half of the pages, but present is the desired full page print by Winslow Homer: "Skating At Boston" which is in nice condition (see photos).

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Ends June 01, 2020 11:59

$43.00
180639

ALCATRAZ ISLAND Federal Prison Very 1st ESCAPE Attempt w/ Photos 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027539487

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 28, 1936 * 1st Alcatraz Island escape attempt * Federal prison - Joseph Bowers The back page has 2 related photos concerning the very first Alcatraz prison escape attempt. (see) Also page 3 has a report with one column heading: "Convict Is Killed In First Attempt To Flee From Alcatraz" (see) Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:14

$42.00
179040

SOJOURNER TRUTH Black Woman Abolitionist Women's Activist 1882 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692782953

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1882 * Sojourner Truth * Black Woman * Woman's Activist Perhaps the most interesting item in this issue is just a small, inconspicuous item on page 3 under the "Personal" column reading: "Sojourner Truth writers to us from Battle Creek, Michigan, in reference to recent published paragraphs of her having a fine home, and her having made a will, etc. She says she has made no will, owns no farm, but has a small house encumbered by a mortgage, and has no income but what she derives from the narrative of her life and sale of her photograph, which she hopes, and we hope, her friends will buy to help her along in this one-hundred-and-seventh year of her stay on earth." She would pass aw... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:29

$46.00
171759

OUTLAW FRANK JAMES Jesse Gang re. Surrender & Future on Stage ? 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264050913

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 10, 1882 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse gang fame * To travel on stage ? Page 5 begins with over a full column headed: "FRANK JAMES' FUTURE" "Quotations from the Statutes Relative to State Requisitions" "Gov. Crittenden in a Position to Act in Accordance with His Alleged Promise to the Bandit--The Federal Laws on the Subject Afford the Outlaw No Protection". Included also is: A Theatrical Proposition to Frank James", to exploit his notoriety on the stage. Frank James with the brother of Jesse & a member of the James Gang of outlaws. He surrendered to officials a few days prior. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:28

$38.00
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