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177522

Early STEAM FIRE ENGINE Horse Pulled Truck Firefighting PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586503649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 15, 1856 * Great pre-Civil War fire engine print For the collector of fire-fighting memorabilia, this is a terrific issue. The entire front page is taken up with a very detailed & terrific print titled: "The New Steam Fire Engine" which was called the "Neptune", manufactured by Silsby, Mynderse & Company in Seneca Falls, N.Y. The description begins at the bottom of the ftpg. & carries over to page 2. A terrific issue for display. Much other invention-related content within but it pales in comparison to the front page print. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:26

$115.00
177521

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586502858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The top of pg. 3 has a column headed: "Additional From California" which has much concerning the growth of the territory. One bit includes: "The immigrants by the overland route were continuing to arrive...It is said that numbers are now coming by the northern trail...The emigrants think that much of the suffering which has already occurred, & much yet to be endured, is attributable to the false statements made by these different writers...most of the miners there are dissatisfied & that many are already returning...general impression is that the diggers are now very successful." Additional reports concernin... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:25

$48.00
177520

GRAMOPHONE Phonograph Emile Berliner Disk Record Invention 1896 Magazine PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875019260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1896 * Gramophone - phonograph * Emile Berliner * Disk Record The entire front page is taken up with 9 images concerning: "The Gramophone--The New Talking Machine". Inside has a descriptive article on: "The Gramophone" which takes nearly half a page. Elsewhere in the issue is an article on "The Olympic Games" and a print showing: "Athens--Scene in the Stadium at the Revival of the Olympic Games". Also a curious article & photo of: "Dog Power As an Auxiliary in Wheeling". Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:24

$78.00
177519

Early MORMONS Mormonism Traveling to UTAH Council Bluffs, Iowa IA 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875019121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, 1847 * Early Mormons - Mormonism * Travel West - Council Bluffs, Iowa The bottom of page 3 has: "The Mormons" noting in part: "...that the Mormons are in a flourishing condition in their new location on the fine lands of the Pottawatamie...above Council Bluffs...have built, also, a town, called 'Winter Quarters'...a population of some seven thousand souls...Mormons are on friendly terms with the Indians..." and more. Page 3 has: "Late From Santa Fe" as well as: "Movements On the Rio Grande" concerning the Mexican War. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:24

$59.00
177518

Early LIFE IN CALIFORNIA Description during GOLD RUSH ERA 1849 Wash DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586501324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1849 * Early life in California Page 2 has a simply terrific & very lengthy letter on California, taking nearly two columns it is headed: "A Mexican View Of California" "California Seen by a Mexican--Description of the Country--Its Physical, Agricultural, Commercial, and Mineralogical Characteristics". This is perhaps the best description of California from such an early date. The photos show only portions. Page 2 also has: "Great Britain and the Slave Trade" taking most of a column. And page 3 has: "A Recommendation" concerning prayers for: "...the visitation of a fearful pestilence which is spreading its ravages throughout the land..." signed in type: Z. Taylo... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:23

$78.00
177517

Very Early BOOK OF MORMONS Palmyra NY New York Emigration 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586500570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., July 20, 1831 * Among the earliest of reports to be had * Palmyra, New York - Book of Mormon * Mormons - Latter Day Saints movement The earliest Mormon report we typically find in a popular newspaper title is the July 16, 1831 issue of "Niles Weekly Register". This report is just 4 days later. The front page has: "Letter From A Mormonite" which takes nearly a full column. It begins: "On a journey to the westward, after passing through Palmyra in the state of New York, we learned that a man belonging to that town whom we had seen about 18 years since, had become a believer in this book...We had an opportunity to see the book about an hour and it appeared to us like an impositi... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:23

$278.00
177516

NAT TURNER'S SLAVES REBELLION Insurrection Revolt Blacks Mutiny 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586500031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Aug. 31, 1831 * Nat Turner's slave rebellion - revolt Pages 2 and 3 have an uncommonly lengthy account of Nat Turner's slave rebellion, a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia led by Nat Turner. Rebel slaves killed from 55 to 65 people, at least 51 being white. The rebellion was put down within a few days, but Turner survived in hiding for more than two months. This report actually includes several accounts, one item beginning: "...that an insurrection had broken out, that several families had been murdered, & that the [blacks] were embodied, requiring a considerable military force to reduce them...". Another account begins: "On Monday last in... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:23

$177.00
177515

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Diggings Miners Mining 1849 Wash DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875018483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has nearly 2 1/2 columns of reports headed: "Late From California" including documents noting General Riley as governor. There is also a lengthy letter from San Francisco with news from the gold fields, a few bits including: "...some 40 persons are at work washing out gold...one man has a hole sunk 14 ft. below the bank..,.he makes from five ounces to a pound every day. Plus there are other accounts of gold mining: "I have earned today only $12, and the prospects among the workies are rather disheartening..." and much more. Page 3 also has: "The Late Indian Murder in Florida". Four pages, very nice... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:22

$58.00
177514

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586497726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 29, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on page 2 reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of votes concerning establishing territorial governments in Oregon, California, and New Mexico. Within the "Yea" lists on two votes is "Lincoln", this being Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. This is two printings of Lincoln's name, one for each vote. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March,... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:22

$39.00
177512

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Final Events w/ Vera Cruz & more 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875017739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1847 * Final events of the Mexican War Page 3 has much reporting on the Mexican War including: "Major Lally's Command" which has reports of the killed & wounded at Cerro Gordo, National Bridge, Paso Ovijas, and at Lasanimas. Also a report headed: "A Little Later From Vera Cruz" which has much, taking over a full column. There is also a report: "From Santa Fe" Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:20

$37.00
177503

AUSTRO-PRUSSIAN WAR German Confederation vs. Austria BEGINS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586490026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NW YORK TRIBUNE, July 3, 1866 *Austro-Prussian War begins The front page has one column headings that include: "WAR !" "The War Actually Begun" and more with large map. (see) Nice for display. Eight pages, uncut, never bound, some creasing at the folds, otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:15

$34.00
177479

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route to White House Wash. DC 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874805145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 16, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House There is much on the President-elect, Abraham Lincoln, as he makes his way from Springfield to Washington for his inauguration. Page 2 has: 'Mr. Lincoln For Washington" "Occurrences at Home Prior to the President's Departure" "Progress of the President Elect Towards the White House" "Cheers, Salutes & Bouquets" "Old Abe's Speech at Pittsburg" and page 3 has "The Journey of the President Elect" "Important Speeches of Mr. Lincoln on the Crisis & the Tariff Question" "The Arrival & Reception at Cleveland" "Incidents Along the Route" and more. Quite a bit of reporting. Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:17

$46.00
177471

JAMES STRANG Beaver Island Lake Michigan MORMONS Church Kingdom 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874801799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 5, 1853 * Mormons - Mormonism * James Strang - Strangite Church * Beaver Island (Lake Michigan) About 40% of page 5 is taken up with a very historic article headed: "The Beaver Island Mormons". As a bit of background, In the 1850's Beaver Island, Michigan, was home to a unique American religious colony under the self-appointed "King Strang", leader of the Strangite Mormon Church. The island's association with Mormonism began with the death of Joseph Smith. Most Latter Day Saints considered Brigham Young to be Smith's successor, but many others followed James J. Strang. Strang founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite), claiming it to be the sole legitimate continuatio... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:13

$110.00
177465

Rare COLUMBUS Franklin County OHIO State Buckeyes Pre Civil War 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586187076

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Feb. 4, 1854 * Uncommon title * Franklin County A damaged issue containing the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2) of a 4 page newspaper. Still a uncommon volume 1 issue. Irregular along the left margin, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:10

$20.00
177462

GRINNELL IA Iowa College & Town Destroyed by TORNADO Disaster 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586183236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 19, 1882 * Grinnell IA Iowa * Tornado disaster (1st report) The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "The Tornado's Track" "Grinnell, Io., Leveled to the Ground by the Winds" and more. (see) Text takes up two full columns, all on the front page. First report coverage on the tornado disaster at Grinnell, Iowa. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:08

$34.00
177460

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer PITEZEL MURDERS 1895 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874797405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 27, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * Benjamin Pitezel murders * America's 1st serial killer The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "PROBING HOLMES' CRIMES" "Chicago Now The Chief Centre Of Public Interest" "Statements Of Pat Quinlan" and more with illustration of Quinlan. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. Great to have in a Philadelphia paper, the city where he was being held. Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer. Other news of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, some spine wear, otherwise good condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:07

$52.00
177459

LIZZIE BORDEN Fall River Massachusetts Hatchet Murders TRIAL End 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586181040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 11, 1893 * Lizzie Borden murder trial * Fall River, Massachusetts * Woman hatchet killings Page 4 has an article with coverage on the Lizzie Borden murder case with heading: "First Week of the Borden Case" (see) Eight pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:07

$44.00
177450

PRE CIVIL WAR Southern Tensions at Forts & Pony Express 1861 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586172586

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1861 * Pre Civil War tensions * Pony Express The front page includes: "Mr. Douglas Mounts a High Horse & Descends Again" "The Proposed Inquiry Relative to the Southern Forts" "The Office-Seekers and the Appointments" and more. Page 5 has: "Later From the Pacific" "Arrival of the Overland Express..." with a dateline of Fort Kearney & the report beginning: "The California Pony Express passed this place at 4 p.m. bringing the following summary of news...". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:02

$36.00
177368

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372872129349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 23, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front pg. column heads are: "Trial of The Demon Werze" "Contradictory Statements on This Point" "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "A Letter From the Arch-Traitor" "He Cannot Imagine the Charges Against Him" "A Plan to Overthrow the Radicals" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, foxing to an upper quadrant, generally good.

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Ends January 11, 2020 06:56

$29.00
177340

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC White Star Line Ocean Liner Steamer 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870052039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1873 * Wreck of the steamship RMS Atlantic * William "Buffalo Bill" Cody ad The steamship "Atlantic" was a transatlantic ship which sank on April 1 off the coast of Nova Scotia, at the time the deadliest American maritime disaster with 535 people dead. Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the disaster, headed: "The Mars Head Wreck" "Operations of the Divers--Gloomy Search for the Dead--Carelessness or Criminality Regarding Valuables" and many subheads as well. Considerable details. Of added interest is a page 7 advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" theater which has: "Ned Butline's thrilling realism, The Scouts Of The Prairie...Hon. W. F. Cody...the original...Buffalo Bill...... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:16

$29.00
177339

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392578886995

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with reports on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson, with column heads: "WASHINGTON" "The President's Designs in Regard to the War Dept." "The Articles of Impeachment Reported to the House of Representatives" "The Question of Colored Congressmen from the Southern States" "The Impeachment--The Articles of Impeachment Before the House--The Evidence to Sustain Them--Probable Length of the Trial--Legislation Practically Suspended During Its Progress". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:15

$37.00
177337

JAMES J. CORBETT Knocks Out JOHN L. SULLIVAN Boxing Title Fight 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870050508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, Los Angeles, Sept. 8, 1892 * James J. James vs. John L. Sullivan * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Sullivan's 1st and only loss (1st report) The top of the front page has a one column heading in capital letters: "CORBETT" with subheads that include: "John L. Sullivan no Longer Champion" "The Californian Knocks Him Out in Twenty-one Rounds" and more with two related illustrations. (see) Lengthy reporting with round by round description. Complete with 12 pages, a little wear at the central fold and margins, generally good.

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:14

$88.00
177331

LA AMISTAD Slaver Ship African Slaves Trade Description 1840 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870043520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1840 * African slaves description * La Amistad slaver ship Page 2 has an article: :The Africans of the Amistad" which has a descriptive account of the captive slaves including: "...to see the captives...The nonsense that has been written about them is awful...they are just what in the south would be called a likely lot of young [blacks]...They are small, not averaging..." with much more. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length movie by Stephen Spielberg. Following this is: "The Slave Trade". The back page has an interesting tidbit: "The Greatest Speed Ever Known!" wh... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:11

$39.00
177328

TRAIL OF TEARS Native American Indians Emigration TREATMENT 1838 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392578878394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 26, 1837 * Trail of Tears treatment * Native Americans - Indians A nice issue on the "Trail of Tears". Page 3 has: "Indian Treaty" followed by: "Emigrating Indians" which has: "A late visit to the camps of the Indians...convinced us that we were wrong in concluding that their treatment did not conform to the humane disposition of the government...". But an inside have is mostly devoted to: "The Emigrated Indians" which begins: "The condition of the tribes who have removed from their birth places east to new homes west of the Mississippi river has recently been the subject of frequent notice..." with much more on this, broken down by tribes. Then the following page has; "Indian ... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:07

$45.00
177308

Early BASEBALL Post Civil War Termed "NATIONAL GAME" of America 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869840700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, from New York, dated August 15, 1865 * Post Civil War baseball The back page of this issue has an article: "The Field" "Base Ball--Grand Championship Match" which has a detailed summary about a match between the Atlantic and Mutual clubs at the Capitoline Ball Ground, in Brooklyn. This also describes the scene with much talk about the crowd estimated at about 20,000. The summary also acknowledges that: "...Baseball is decidedly the National game of America..." and mentions that: "...the ladies platform [was] crowded with elegantly dressed ladies...". This also has details about the game and a box score. This is complete in 8 pages, nice condition save for a small stain on the ftpg.

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:27

$52.00
177307

SUSAN B. ANTHONY National Woman's Suffrage Constitution Meeting 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869840370

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1874 * Early Women's suffrage meeting * Susan B. Anthony Page 5 has an article headed: "WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE" "Last Day Of The Convention" "...Miss Anthony's Plea For The Cause" Text takes up a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:27

$32.00
177305

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Early Baseball 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869839831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 29, 1865 * Andersonville prison * Henry Wirz trial * Early baseball The ftpg. has: "Progress of the Trial of Capt. Wirz" "The Wirz Military Commission" and more. (see) The back page has: “The National Game" with box scores. Complete with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:26

$27.00
177231

WILLIAM McKINLEY ELECTION Elected President of U.S. w/ Print 1896 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372864490269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK JOURNAL, Nov. 4, 1896 * William McKinley elected president * FRONT LEAF ONLY **** This front leaf only has a banner headline: "M'KINLEY CARRIES THE COUNTRY" and more with subheads and illustration. (see) Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), some wear at the margins and along the central fold with tape mend (see), more small tape mends on the back side, nice for display as such.

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Ends January 04, 2020 15:30

$44.00
177209

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR STARTS in Cuba - U.S. Warships SPAIN in 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392570597191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK JOURNAL, War Extra, April 22, 1898 * Spanish-American War beginning The front page has terrific banner headline: "FLEET SAILS TO CAPTURE HAVANA" with subheads concerning the beginning of the Spanish-American War. This was a result of Spain breaking off diplomatic relations with the United States and ejected the American ambassador. Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs only (pages1,2 & 11,12), wear and tape mending along the central fold, some light staining, a little spine wear, great for display as such.

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Ends January 04, 2020 11:35

$57.00
177203

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Illegal Voting Vote Trial Guilty 1873 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392570593030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1873 * re. The Susan B. Anthony trial The front page has a very small and discrete one column heading at the bottom of the last column: "The Case of Miss Susan B. Anthony--Prosecution Suspended" which is a brief mention of her recent indictment for illegal voting. Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 11:32

$27.00
177175

TEXAS WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE w/ Santa Anna & Creek War Indians 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862994233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1836 * Texas War for Independence * Santa Anna to be tried & shot * Creek War - Cherokees - Indians The ftpg. has a short report concerning the "outrages" due to the rescue of two runaway slaves. Other articles inside include: "Lynching Among the Indians" "The Creek War" with reports from Fort Mitchell, Alabama; "The Cherokees" "From Florida" "Mexico & the United States" "Western Indians" and "Texas", the latter mentioning that the Mexicans had not advanced and will not prosecute further operations against Texas, for the present, and with mention of Goliad, the Alamo, and San Jacinto. There is also mention that Santa Anna has been taken to Nacogdoches where: "...he was t... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:47

$33.00
177172

WAR OF 1812 United States President James Madison PROCLAMATION in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862990313

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812 * War of 1812 declaration by United States * James Madison proclamation An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, headed: "AN ACT Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain...and the United States of America & their territories", signed in type by the President: James Madison. Great to have this historic reporting in a newspaper published so close to Washington, D.C., and in ... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$118.00
177171

SIMON BOLIVAR Venezuela Military Liberation Leader DEATH 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392568280311

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 19, 1831 * Death of Simon Bolivar * Venezuela independence leader The back page has a nice report concerning the death of Simon Bolivar. Bolivar was one of most important historical and political figure in Latin American history. He is considered in Latin America as a hero, visionary, and a revolutionary. During his short life he lead Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Venezuela to independence from Spanish colonial rule. The back page item is headed: "Death of Bolivar" which gives a nice eulogy on his live. The death report is provided by Juan De Francisco De Marin and begins: "Penetrated with the greatest grief, I am overwhelmed with sorrow. The father of our cou... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$62.00
177163

ANNEXATION OF HAWAII to United States of America U.S. Senate Pass 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392567185518

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK JOURNAL, 2nd section only, July 7, 1898 * Annexation of Hawaii * United States Senate passes * Section 2 only The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "HAWAIIAN ISLANDS IS OURS BY SENATE'S VOTE" and more with a nice banner illustration of a heraldic eagle with the date of annexation. Great for display. Complete section 2 only with 8 pages, a little wear, nice for display as such.

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Ends January 02, 2020 15:35

$62.00
177129

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion TRIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861842608

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia trial Much of the ftpg. is taken up with election results. Page 4 has over half a column headed: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Proceedings of the Court--The Case of Copeland--Trial of Cook--His Confession Read in Court--Stephens Handed Over to the Federal Authorities for Trial". Eight pages, disbinding indents at the spine cause no text loss, loss to blank margin in an upper corner.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:13

$38.00
177124

LOUISIANA PURCHASE TREATY France & United States Ministers SIGNED 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566703279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, July 14, 1803 * The Louisiana Purchase Treaty * Signed by U.S. & France ministers A page 3 report headed: "Official" reports: "The Executive has received official information, that a Treaty was signed on the 30th April, between the Ministers...of the United States and the Ministers...of the French Government; by which the United States have obtained the full right to and sovereignty over New Orleans, and the whole of Louisiana, as Spain possessed the same." History tells us the date was actually 2 days later on May 2 when the American envoys signed the treaty of cession in Paris. The treaty would be approved by the Senate on October 20. Also on pg. 3 is an item: "James Monr... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:11

$138.00
177069

NAZIS Invasion Battle of Greece BEGINS Oper. Marita 1941 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372855433649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 6, 1941 * Battle of Greece begins * Operation Marita * Nazis invasion The front page has a banner headline: "YUGOSLAVIA AND GREECE INVADED AS HITLER LAUNCHES BALKAN WAR" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First section only with 32 pages, light toning at the central fold and margins with a little wear, generally good.

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Ends December 26, 2019 14:50

$40.00
177041

Rare EMMITSBURG MD Frederick County Maryland 19th Century 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392554707834

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EMMITSBURG CHRONICLE, Maryland, June 23, 1879 * Uncommon title * Frederick County This uncommon title contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 25, 2019 14:54

$33.00
177000

NAUVOO ILLINOIS Mormons Mormonism Latter-Day Saints Town PRINT 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549075202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 22, 1854 * Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois view * The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints * Mormons - Mormonism The ftpg. shows: "Panorama, or Mount of Pleasure, in Japan". Inside has a great half page print captioned: "Nauvoo, From the Mississippi, Looking Down the River." with a related article headed: "Nauvoo City", which begins: "This is the site of the celebrated Mormon city founded by Joe Smith & his followers in 1840..." with more. Rare to find a period print of this Mormon city. This issue also has a nearly half pg. print: "Little Crow Village, on the Mississippi", & prints of "View of Jeddo, the Capital City of Japan... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:06

$84.00
176998

Very Rare & Early PENSACOLA Escambia County FLORIDA Antebellum 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372851071374

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENSACOLA GAZETTE, Florida, July 27, 1839 * Rare antebellum title * Escambia County A very nice & early newspaper from this Florida town, very rarely found from before the Civil War. This is a four page newspaper with various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. Inside are: "How to Tell a Drunken Man" "Another Indian Massacre" "Late From Texas" "Naval" and much more. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, some older tape mends which do not deter readability, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:05

$92.00
176996

Very Rare & Early NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Antebellum 1819 Southern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549073574

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ORLEANS GAZETTE & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Dec. 24, 1819 * Very rare & early publication This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer. The front page has a lengthy obituary report and an article: "Adam Poe's Contest with Two Indians" plus many ads (some in French), which the back page has a report concerning Indians in an: "Extract of a Letter dated Irun (Spain)" and more ads. Complete as a single sheet issue with just a column masthead at the top of the front page. Verification of this unusual layout is found in Brigham (History & Bibliography of American Newspapers) where it states: "...and in 1818-1820 there was no title except column heading." A few minor tape mends, a pend... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:04

$230.00
176992

DRED SCOTT Famous Enslaved Afrcian American Black DEATH & Slavers 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372851065886

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 21, 1858 * Dred Scott death * Famed Slave * Slavers - ships Page 4 contains a very brief, yet significant, report headed: "Death of Dred Scot" with the actual text not much longer, reading: "Dred Scott died in this city on Friday night last." with a dateline of St. Louis, Sept. 20, 1858. In the same column on this page is "Later From Santa Fe" "The Slaver Echo--Yellow Fever" and "The Case of the Slave Brig Putnam". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 22, 2019 14:57

$59.00
176956

TUSCUMBIA Colbert County Alabama TORNADO Storm Disaster 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392547270118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1874 * Tuscumbia, Alabama tornado disaster The front page has one column headings: "A DISASTROUS STORM" "Tuscumbia, Ala., Partially Destroyed" "Eleven Persons Killed...." Text takes up 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 21, 2019 15:24

$42.00
176953

MEEKER MASSACRE Battle of Milk Creek White River Utes Indians 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849884101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., October 6, 1879 * Meeker Massacre (early report) * Battle of Milk Creek * United States Army * White River Utes - Indians Near the bottom of the front page is a brief article headed: "The Indian Troubles" (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 15:23

$38.00
176952

MLB Baseball ALL-STAR GAME 1st to Include African Americans 1949 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392547266854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, July 13, 1949 * MLB Baseball All-Star game * 1st to include African Americans * (Jackie Robinson & more) The sport's section (page 21) has a banner headline: "National Stars Come Up with Boots Saved for Rainy Day, Lose to Americans, 11-7" with subheads, related photo and box scores. (see) First report coverage on the 1949 Major League Baseball All-Star game. This was the first all-star game that allowed blacks to play. Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Don Newcombe and Larry Dolby all participated. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning along central fold, generally nice.

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Ends December 21, 2019 15:23

$45.00
176942

H.H. HOLMES Herman Mudgett 1st America SERIAL KILLER Arrested 1894 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392547244762

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., November 24, 1894 * re. H.H. Holmes arrest * Herman Webster Mudgett * 1st U.S. serial killer The front page has an article headed: "The Williams Sisters" "Their Uncle Believes They Were Murdered by Holmes" and more. Page 2 hs another article headed: "HUNTING FOR PITZEL" and more with related print. (see) See images for coverage on the recent arrest and indictment of H.H. Holmes, America's 1st serial killer. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning, some spine wear, a little other margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 21, 2019 15:18

$67.00
176917

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849579719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral * Closing events of the Civil War A wealth of fine column heads on both the end of the Civil War and Lincoln's funeral, etc., including the front page: "SHERMAN" "The Conference With Johnston" "General Sherman Aware of the Assassination of Mr. Lincoln Before the Conclusion of the Conference" "Johnston Originally Proposed to Surrender on the Terms Allowed Lee" "Richmond" "The Rebels In Canada" and more. Page 4 has: "The Funeral" "Impressive & Solemn Proceedings" "The Assassins--Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth" and more. Eight pages, irregular at the blank spine, small rubbing hole near the center of the front leaf, otherwise good.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:24

$48.00
176914

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison Arming Blacks? 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392546787403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Aug. 8, 1862 * Rare anti-slavery title * Negroes to fight ? (Civil War) This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. Among the front page articles are: "Why Should the [Black] Fight?" "Why Not Employ The Blacks?" "The Negro Regiment at Port Royal" "The Black Man in the Army" "Necessity of an Immediate Alliance with the Slaves of the Rebels" "The White Man's War. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various archival mends near folds inside, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:22

$89.00
176912

Abe Lincoln FREEDMEN'S BUREAU BILL President Andrew Johnson VETO 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392546783180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1866 * Freedmen's Bureau Bill * Andrew Johnson veto message The front page has message by the president headed: "WASHINGTON NEWS" "An Important Veto Message from President Johnson" "He Withholds His Approval from the Freedman's Bureau Bill" and more. (see) Message takes up about 3 columns and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:21

$57.00
176909

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1803-1809 Original NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392546782578

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, June 11, 1803; United States' Gazette, Sept. 11, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Oct. 27, 1804; New England Palladium, Sept. 21, 1802; and Boston Patriot, May 24, 1809. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:20

$48.00
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