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166908

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Mining Miners Sufferings Dust Prices 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130206095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Jan. 13, 1849 * California gold rush - 49ers Page 2 has an article: "From California" which includes: "...the price of gold dust in the 'diggins' had fallen to six dollars an ounce, being less than one third its real value at the U.S. Mint...There was much suffering at the mines & even apprehensions of famine in consequence of the multitudes arriving from all quarters..." and a bit more. Also a brief item: "New California Association" being created for those headed west (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:51

$55.00
166894

Rare RAILROADS Trains & Locomotives Railway Industry 1855 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130202711

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN RAILWAY TIMES, Boston, Sept. 27, 1855 * Early trains - railroads As the title would suggest, this newspaper was focused on the burgeoning railroad industry, which would not come to full bloom until after the Civil War. Even several of the ads are railroad-themed, with some early illustrations. Four pages, water stain to the bottom quadrant, mostly good.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:43

$36.00
166781

Historic BABE RUTH Boston Red Sox SOLD to New York Yankees NYY 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443042210

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCRANTON TIMES, Penn. Jan. 7, 1920 * Babe Ruth sold to the Yankees (historic) * New York Yankees (1st report) * MLB baseball The top of page 16 has a one column heading: "RUTH SATISFIED; YANKS ARE NOW AFTER JOHNSON" with subhead. (see) which is a report on one of the most significant business decisions in baseball history: the sale of Babe Ruth from Boston to New York. Twenty pages, toning and some wear at the margins with a few tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:10

$87.00
166695

1ST CENSUS of the United States Congress RESULTS & Slavery Slaves 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126610636

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 10, 1791 * 1st Census of the United States (results) * 18th century original Page 3 contains a rather small report under the heading: "The Number Of Souls" which reports the result of the first census ever taken in the United States, a result of the Act of Congress from 1790 which authorized it. A census has been conducted every ten years since that time. This report notes 3,919,023 people, but not including: "...the states of South Carolina, and Vermont, the South Western and North-Western Territories from which no accurate returns have been made to the Secretary of State, are estimated to contain 360,000...". The ftpg. has an interesting article prefaced... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:45

$96.00
166690

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & Dedication at Gettysburg Battlefield 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440938786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 23, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg * Dedication of the battlefield cemetery Page 2 has a great and very lengthy account of the dedication of the national cemetery at Gettysburg which happened just 4 days previous. Headed: "Consecration Of The National Cemetery", the report provides all the details of the ceremonies. It includes: "...By a solemn invocation of the Divine blessing, by the singing of an appropriate dirge to the memory of the fallen, by the chaste eloquence of Mr. Everett by fitting remarks from the President of the United States...the National Cemetery has this day been consecrated forever...". Further on: "...The President came in ... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:41

$67.00
166689

Very Rare 18th Century BOSTON Massachusetts Short Lived 1786 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440938524

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EXCHANGE ADVERTISER, Boston, January 12, 1786 * Very rare 18th century American title A particularly rare title, and the very first we have offered in our 42 years in the hobby. It lasted but 105 weekly issues, from Dec. 30, 1784 through Jan. 6, 1787. Brigham notes just five institutions as having this issue, which is #55. Content is typical news & ads of the day. Four pages, archival repair at the spine and various small archival mends to margin tears inside, flaking just a bit at the upper left of the front leaf, very light foxing.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:41

$255.00
166643

Gov. MOSES GILL Death Funeral & JOHN ADAMS Act for Bankruptcy 1800 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126045365

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 24, 1800 * Moses Gill death - funeral * John Adams act - bankruptcy Page 2 has the "Order Of Procession" for the funeral of Moses Gill, the Lieut.-Governor of Massachusetts who died just 4 days previous. Each page has wide, black mourning rules. The ftpg. has the conclusion of an "Act to Establish a Uniform System of Bankruptcy..." signed in script type: John Adams. Four pages, a 3 by 5 inch ad is clipped from a corner of the back leaf, otherwise good.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:26

$36.00
166628

ALBANY COUNTY New York LAND For Sale Advertisement 1770 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439872574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 15, 1770 * Albany County, New York * Land for sale advertisement The more famous newspapers of this period from shortly before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War--and from the year of the Boston Massacre--with an inside page containing the ad as seen in the photo below, headed: "AMERICAN LANDS to be sold..."in Albany County, New York, with other details noted. Other news reports and advertisements of the day as well. Eight pages, some rubbing and a little wear at the folds on the front page, otherwise generally good.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:15

$22.00
166431

Historic DEATH OF GEORGE WASHINGTON President John Adams 1799 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392121766358

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 28, 1799 * President George Washington death * HISTORIC Newspapers reporting the death & funeral of George Washington--dated before the end of 1799--are among the more difficult, late-18th century reports to be found. This issue has related content on the front page with the top of the second column headed: "Washington Is No More ! " followed by a report from the "Congress of the United States" which includes: "Mr. Speaker, Information has just been received that our illustrious Fellow Citizen, the Commander in Chief of the American army, and the late President of the United States, is no more. Though this distressing intelligence is not certain, there is t... See More  

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Ends October 10, 2018 13:58

$633.00
166382

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE "Chiefly About War Matters" First 1st Printing 1863 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392119277685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), July, 1863 * Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Chiefly About War Matters" * an original, contemporary printing - 1st appearance signed with the pen name "A Peaceable Man" * same year review of Victor Hugo's, "Les Misérables" When one thinks of Nathaniel Hawthorne, most minds are rightfully immediately drawn to his masterpiece, "The Scarlet Letter," which was very critical of Puritanical New England morays and hypocrisy. However, his pen also took a shot at supporters of the American Civil War with his noteworthy, but less recognized, "Chiefly About War-Matters" (signed using the pen name "A Peaceable Man"), which first appeared in The Atlantic Monthly of July, ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:46

$300.00
166351

FRANCIS SPELLMAN Archbishop of New York Roman Catholic Church 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118537612

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1939 * Francis Spellman becomes Archbishop of New York * American cardinal and bishop of the Catholic Church The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BISHOP SPELLMAN OF BOSTON NAMED ARCHBISHOP HERE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the American cardinal and bishop of the Roman Catholic Church becoming the sixth Archbishop of New York. Lengthy text continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition, creasing along 1st column of front page, otherwise in great condition.

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Ends October 05, 2018 15:39

$37.00
166294

COLONIAL AMERICA Town Layout Diagram Pre Revolutionary War Tensions1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118251023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1770 Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a fascinating article titled: "New Plan for an American Town" which takes over a full page and which includes an interesting and unusual print of it (see). A legend of the various parts of the town is included as well, including the "common land" the "public squares" and various other aspects of such a town. No doubt many 18th century towns in the colonies were laid out using this plan. Also of great interest are over two pages headed "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with a letter: "To the Betrayed Inhabitants of the City & Colony of New York" which is terrific reading on the har... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:27

$87.00
166869

BOSTON CELTICS Larry Bird Win NBA Basketball Title 1984 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392130125832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 13, 1984 * Boston Celtics win NBA basketball title * From the home of the Los Angeles Lakers The front page has a photo showing Larry Bird amongst fans rushing the court after the game. (see) The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Another Banner Night for the Celtics" with subheads and a few related photos. Much more inside this section. First report coverage on the Boston Celtics defeating the Los Angeles Lakers for the NBA championship. Nice to have from the city of the losing team. Complete 1st and sport's sections only with a total of 40 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 01, 2018 13:10

$59.99
166868

LOS ANGELES LAKERS Win NBA Basketball Finals vs. Celtics 1985 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372447331792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 10, 1985 * The L.A. Lakers beat the Boston Celtics to win the NBA basketball title * The Lakers finally bury the Garden Ghost * Hometown (Los Angeles) newspaper The front page has a one column heading: "Lakers Defeat Celtics for Title; Parade Tuesday" with photo. (see) Much more in the sport's section with front page banner headline: "Lakers Leave Boston Hanging in Rafters" with subheads and color photo. Complete 1st and sport's section only with a total of 40 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 01, 2018 13:07

$79.99
166843

Very Early BABE RUTH Red Sox Rookie Baseball Pitcher Gm 2 1914 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392128440322

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, July 16, 1914 * Babe Ruth as a pitcher * Boston Red Sox vs. Tigers * Second ever MLB baseball game * Best title to be had ? - rare as such Page 4 has a report on the upcoming baseball game between Detroit and Boston for that day, headed: "May Tie For Second Today" "Boston Americans Will Have Chance to Jump from Fifth to Second Place..." and which includes the text: "With Joe Wood, Ray Collins, George Ruth, Ernest Shore...ready to pitch against the Detroit club". (see photo) This was to be just the second professional baseball game in which Babe Ruth played, and great to have this report--albeit rather inconspicuous--in a Boston newspaper. Very rare as s... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 15:19

$99.99
166770

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg Intolerable Acts 1774 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372442882696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, May 19, 1774 * Very rare colonial Williamsburg * Intolerable Acts creation This newspaper was published by Purdie & Dixon, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia, as any experienced collector is aware. The front page begins with a letter: "To Sir George Saville" (member of the House of Commons) concerning the taxing of the three parts of the Kingdom: Great Britain, Ireland and the Colonies, with thoughts: "...But suppose his Majesty to...make a trip to visit his subjects in North Am... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 07:30

$3,999.99
166243

18th Century MAP OF GREECE & Pre Revolutionary War America Taxation1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417904413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1770 * Pre Revolutionary War America The reverse of the title page is entirely taken up with: "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with: "Lieutenant Hutchinson's Speech to Both Houses of Assembly of the Province of Massachusetts' Bay". In it he deals with the taxation issue (see). This is followed by comments on the response from the Mass. Assembly which deals with the non-importation agreement, a part of which includes: "...the greatest difficulty that the Patriots in that country can force down their non-importation scheme upon the bulk of the people who already begin to feel the effects of their obstinacy...Newport in Rhode Island has already... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:42

$83.00
166242

Great JULY 1776 Revolutionary War AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417903850

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1776 * American Independence * John Hancock It is rare to find newspapers or magazines with the magical date of "July, 1776". Here is one. The first article is: "Debate on the American Restraining Bill" with has much interesting reading and takes six pages. There are also 3 pages of text on events in America, including: "Proceedings of the American Colonists since the Passing the Boston Port Bill" with various reports, including one stating that: "...the main army of the United Colonies has changed its situation; and that the head-quarters are now at New-York, where Gen. Washington has already taken up his residence..." . Included is a proclamation iss... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:42

$378.00
166241

British GENERAL THOMAS GAGE Boston Revolutionary War Letter 1775 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112512079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1775 * General Thomas Gage Boston letter * Revolutionary War from the enemy The issue begins with: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" includes much talk on America and takes 5 pages of text (see for portions). "Proceedings of the American Colonies" reports on the attack on the fort at St. John, Canada, & so much more taking four pages with portions reading: "The ports of America being all shut up there is now no channel of intelligence open from that continent...beginning of September the rebels, who had surprized the post of Ticonderoga & had before made incursions into the province of Quebec, again invaded that country..." with much ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:41

$98.00
166236

THE BLUE AND THE GRAY (Civil War) Francis Miles Finch 1st Printing 1867 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112510154

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), September, 1867 * Francis Miles Finch * The Blue and the Gray * 1st printing (nationally) This literary magazine contains the *first nationally distributed printing of the famous Civil War themed poem by Francis Miles Finch, "The Blue and the Gray." The preface to the poem is a quote from the New York Tribune, providing context: "The women of Columbus, Mississippi, animated by nobler sentiments than are many of their sisters, have shown themselves impartial in their offerings made to the memory of the dead. They strewed flowers alike on the graves of the Confederate and of the National soldiers." See the images for the full text of this touching verse. O... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:39

$250.00
166234

ABRAHAM LINCOLN James Conkling Letter Emancipation Proclamation 1863 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112508983

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 3, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Famous letter to James Conkling * Defending the Emancipation Proclamation The ftpg. has the full text of the lengthy & rather famous: "President Lincoln's Letter" to his friend in Springfield, James Conckling, who asked him to speak at a rally there. Lincoln could not attend but sent this rousing letter, largely in defense of his Emancipation Proclamation. It includes in part: "Peace does not appear so distant as it did. I hope it will come soon, and come to stay; and so come as to be worth the keeping in all future time. It will then have been proved that, among free men, there can be no successful appeal from the ballot... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:36

$145.00
166230

GAY HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Planned Construction Martha'a Vineyard 1799 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112507753

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, June 6, 1799 * Gay Head Lighthouse * Martha's Vineyard Page 2 has a report of a naval battle noting in part: "...the capt. of the privateer lost one leg. Bradford, it is said, came beating YANKEE DOODLE; he mounted only ten four pounders and had 25 men." But the most notable content is the full column on page 4 which has: "Plan of a Light House to be Erected at Gayhead, on the Island of Martha's Vineyard...". This is a very historic lighthouse, still standing, and the text is extremely specific on how it is to be build, which corresponds with the information on Wikipedia (see). Also of interest is a brief item at the bottom of pg. 3 which lists the "Board of ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:33

$67.00
166229

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves Auction PRINTS Civil War Era 1863 Abolition Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112507520

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Nov. 6, 1863 * Rare & famous anti-slavery title * Slave auction illustration - Civil War era This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, featuring a terrific masthead with 3 vignettes including a slave auction and slaves being emancipated (see). The ftpg. begins with: "Rebel Terms of Peace". Reports inside include: "One Million Signatures!" "Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land" "The Scottish Church & Slavery" & more. Four pages, some foxing at folds, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:33

$77.00
166776

EDGAR ALLAN POE'S Father - Boston THEATRE Advertisement 1808 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372443037977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON GAZETTE, Feb. 15, 1808 * Edgar Allan Poe's father theater ad A curious literary item here as page 3 has an advertisement for the "Boston Theatre" with the performance of: "MACBETH", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mr. Poe" as "Malcolm". He was the father of Edgar Allan Poe. Four pages, a little rubbing and wear at the folds, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:07

$37.00
166195

(2) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417791490

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 4, 1796 * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The ftpg. contains two Acts of Congress with each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. One takes over a full column and is: "An Act for Establishing Trading Houses with the Indian Tribes" (see for the beginning). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:37

$97.00
166164

Rare & Early COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts 1st Successful U.S. 1744 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111771319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, February 11, 1743/4 (year double-dated for two calendars in use at the time. Would be 1744 by current calendar). * Rare colonial periodical This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America", this magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Various foxing is mainly at the margins, nice condition, 8 pages, 5 by 8 inches. A rare... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:38

$110.00
166162

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN w/ Heraldic EAGLE Masthead Engraving 1785 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372416587389

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONTINENTAL JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Boston, June 23, 1785 * Rare 18th century American title * Nice herald eagle masthead engraving The dominant feature is the beautiful masthead, featuring a great engraving of a heraldic eagle with U.S. shield. A great masthead for display. The ftpg. is part of the continued "History of America" by William Robertson. Page 3 has a report noting those from Mass. who were elected to represent the state in the federal Congress, John Hancock being among them. Four pages, very nice condition. The subscriber's name is penned above the masthead.

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:37

$76.00
166724

MARTIN LUTHER KING Enters National Stage Bus Segregation ALABAMA 1956 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372441764372

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 21, 1956 * Martin Luther King Jr. becomes known * Montgomery, Alabama bus segregation A landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court outlawed bus segregation throughout the country, doing much to create defiant reactions throughout the South. The new law went into effect Dec. 21, the date of this issue. The front page has a three column heading: "South's 'Jim Crow' Buses Hit" with: "No Trouble in Montgomery" Page 3 has: "Montgomery Reports No Trouble" and "Integration Edict Studied" This was Martin Luther King's introduction to the national stage for the Civil Rights cause. A significant issue in the early Civil Rights movement. ... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 12:45

$57.00
166136

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111623107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Oct. 24, 1768 * Pro-British American publication * Boston is causing trouble A nice newspaper from colonial Boston, the hotbed of activity raging against the hated policies of Parliament towards the American colonies. This city & its environs saw much action against the Stamp Act, and would soon be the focus of the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the outbreak of war with the Battle of Lexington & Concord. All of the front page has reports of the "...Trial of John Grainger, Daniel Clark..." and others for "...shooting at John Green..." (see for beginning). Elsewhere are reports from Cambridge, Hartford, Newport, London, and other European cities. Complete in... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 09:41

$129.00
166718

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1802-1809 Original NEWSPAPERS


eBay Auction Item # 392126983584

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Dec. 8, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, May 25, 1809; Boston Gazette, Dec. 13, 1804; New England Palladium, April 23, 1802; and New York Herald, Feb. 19, 1803. 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 September 26, 2018 09:26

$37.00
166115

President GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Southern Tour South Carolina Visit 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408673898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 21, 1791 * President George Washington * Southern tour - South Carolina Page two contains a report headed: "Tour of the President" through the South, with reports of his visits to Charleston & Georgetown, South Carolina. Page 3 has a report headed: "The late Duel" with details. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:24

$52.00
166036

Very Early & Rare BABE RUTH as a Boston Red Sox Baseball Pitcher 1916 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104100176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, Oct. 9, 1916 * Very early Babe Ruth * Boston Red Sox pitcher Page 6 has a banner headline: "BABE RUTH Will Be the Red Sox Reliance Today In Second Game of Series Against JACK COOMBS" "with various column heads on the World Series. Also a photo of "Ebbets Field Diamond and Manager Robinson". Great to find such an early baseball report with Babe Ruth in a banner headline, and from when he was a pitcher with the Red Sox. Ten pages, some chipping at margins, partially loose at the spine, good condition.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:45

$98.00
166035

VERY 1ST PARACHUTE JUMP Parachutist M. Charles Guille Balloon 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104099791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 7, 1819 * America's first parachutist * 1st parachute jump in U.S. * M. Charles Guille Beginning n the ftpg. is a report of the first manned parachute (made from a balloon) headed: "Mr. Guilles Ascension". It includes in part: "The scene was interesting beyond all expectation. At an early hour in the afternoon every carriage requisition for the Gardens, and Broadway, the Bowery and all roads leading to that place were crowded...". The article carries over to page 2 where is: "...At 18 minutes past six, Mr. Guille advanced to...the circle, and after making some... examination ...of the cords, which connected the Parachute with the Balloon, he took ... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:44

$54.00
166029

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Jay Treaty of Amity Commerce LETTERS 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104097889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Sept. 3, 1795 * President George Washington letters * re. Jay Treaty of Amity - commerce Page 2 contains two letters signed in type by: Geo. Washington, one each to the Boston Chamber of Commerce and the New York Chamber of Commerce, relating to concerns for the Jay Treaty of Amity with England. Page 3 has: "The Peace With the Indians" sand "Voyage of Discovery - New Holland" (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:42

$84.00
165994

Early GOLD MINING Fields Miners Australia Scene Print 1853 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103397085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Jan. 8, 1853 * Early gold mining print Half the ftpg: "View Of The Old Dutch Church at Sleepy Hollow, N.Y." Half page: "Off To The Diggins--Scene Illustrating The Gold Fields Of Australia" Nearly a halfpg: "View Of The City Of Providence" plus slightly smaller illus. of the Arcade, Railroad Depot, & Market Square, all in Providence. Sixteen pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:14

$38.00
165993

100th ANNIVERSARY Battle of Bunker Hill Charlestown CELEBRATION 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103396529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, June 18, 1875 * Battle of Bunker Hill * Charlestown, Massachusetts * 100th anniversary celebration The front page has nice coverage of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill: "BUNKER HILL" "Centennial Celebration--Gorgeous Decorations--An Immense Procession--Unbounded Enthusiasm--350,000 Visitors in the City of Boston" with the text taking nearly a full column. Four pages, large folio size, clean cut at the spine with ample margin. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:14

$28.00
165959

Best BABE RUTH Final Boston Red Sox CONTRACT Signing MLB Baseball 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372402354047

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, March 22, 1919 * Babe Ruth signs final contract with Boston * Prelude to the trade with New York Yankees * Major league baseball - MLB The sports page, page 11, has a one column head: "Ruth Signs With Red Sox For Three Years" with the report noting in part: "...signed a three-year's contract with the world's champion Boston American League Baseball Club at a salary reported to be around $10,000 per playing season. Ruth was a holdout until yesterday. He demanded $8,500 for one year's playing and $15,000 for the next two years. Owner Frazee could not meet his figures & asked that he cut them down..." with more. It is interesting to note that desp... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:49

$177.00
165947

CHARLES LINDBERGH Transatlantic Flight USS Memphis COMING HOME 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392102628746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 1, 1927 * Charles Lindbergh coming home * On board the USS Memphis - light cruiser The top of the last column has content on the return of aviation hero Charles Lindbergh: "Cruiser To Take Aviator Direct To Washington" "Government Takes Steps for National Welcome to Capt. Lindbergh at Capital" and more. Plus page 11 has a full page taken up with 6 photos headed: "France's Welcome to America's Transatlantic Flier Told In Pictures" with captures for each. Complete in 18 page, very nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:38

$38.00
165944

(2) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372402342732

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 16, 1796 * President George Washington * 2 Acts of Congress signed Nearly half of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, one for: "...making further appropriations for the year 1796.", each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Quite displayable. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:36

$120.00
165901

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101916766

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 14, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews An illustrated newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly, but which began several years earlier. Among the many illustrations within is one which is quite desirable: "Interior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." which also has a rather brief descriptive article next to it. This "Rodolph Sholom" synagogue was located on Clinton between Houston and Stanton Streets in lower Manhattan but is now the congregation Chasam Sopher. Google.com notes: "This is the oldest building in Manhattan built as a synagogue and still used for worship. It was built by a German-Je... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:10

$89.00
165875

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti -British 1768 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372397979318

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE, & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 4, 1769 * Rare Colonial title A notable title from the colonial period, that has an ornate royal coat-of-arms engraving in the masthead. Content includes a lengthy ftpg. letter addressed "To the Printer" that is signed in type: Atticus. Pages 2 & 3 has news and other content from "London", while page 4 has a lengthy letter from a "committee of merchants in Philadelphia, to the committee of merchants in London" discussing the differences between the two groups of merchants, particularly the imposition of duties on items such as "...glass, paper, &c...". The letter concludes on pg. 5 (see). There is also news from "Charles... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:33

$155.00
165835

Early BABE RUTH Home Run Record w/ Red Sox BLACK SOX Scandal Set 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098420721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1919 * Early Babe Ruth home run record w/ Boston Red Sox * White Sox win pennant - World Series scandal set A doubly notable issue in the world of baseball, as the top of the sports page (pg. 10) reports: "White Sox Nail American League Pennant And Quality To Meet Reds In World's Series", setting the stage for the infamous "Black Sox" World Series in which members of the Chicago team would be charged with conspiring to throw the games. The report includes lengthy text on their pennant-winning season, plus a summary of the game and the box score under smaller heads: "Jackson's Hit Settles Game" "Scores Seibold with Run That Gives White Sox Victory Over B... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:15

$200.00
165797

Rare DON'T TREAD ON ME Gadsden Flag Description Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392097737055

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1776 * "Don't tread on me" naval flag * Post Declaration of Independence * Revolutionary War original from enemy A terrific item on the back page has a rare description of one of the American flags used during the Revolutionary War by the colonists, the text reading: "...the colours of the American fleet were striped under the Union with 13 strokes, called the Thirteen United Colonies, and their standard a Rattle-Snake. Motto, 'Don't Tread upon me.' " I don't believe I've ever seen this description in a period newspaper before. This flag is described as the first Navy Jack, or first "Continental Navy Jack", first used in January, 1776. Page 2 has ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:46

$195.00
165665

MONTREAL CANADIANS Wins Ice Hockey Stanley Cup TITLE Champions 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392094477229

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 4, 1930 * Montreal Canadians - NHL Hockey * Wins Stanley Cup title The sport's section (page 28) has a banner headline: "Canadians Beat Boston, 4 to 3, and Win World's Hockey Title and Stanley Cup" with subheads, lineups and photo of Howie Morenz. (see) 1st report coverage on the Montreal Canadians winning the 1929-30 Stanley Cup by defeating the Boston Bruins. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Be the envy of your fellow Montreal fan buddies with this original issue from the early days of hockey. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends September 02, 2018 15:48

$59.00
165525

LITTLE BELT AFFAIR Arthur Bingham USS President Pre War of 1812 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372386204186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 30, 1811 * The Little Belt Affair * Captain Arthur Bingham Page3 has nearly half a column headed: "A Naval Engagement" concerning the Spitfire, the frigate President, and the Little Belt. One bit notes: "...There is no truth in the report of the President having been sent out in pursuit of the frigate that impressed a man from the brig Spitfire--and the unfortunate affair now before us has no connextion with any particular orders to Commodore Rogers..." and what follows are: "Particulars of the engagement between the U.S. frigate President, Commodore Rogers, and the British sloop of war Little Belt, Capt. Bingham..." with the details (see). Following impres... See More  

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Ends August 29, 2018 15:37

$38.00
165522

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Fairfax County New York Letter 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372386201953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, November 16, 1793 * President George Washington The front page has an address from the people of Fairfax County (N.Y.) supporting the President's policy of neutrality, and his polite reply, signed in type: G. Washington. A page 3 report says: "The President...has arrived at Germantown, about four miles from Philadelphia; where he has taken his residence." Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, irregular at the bottom margin but no loss, mild wear to other margins.

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Ends August 29, 2018 15:34

$63.00
165517

Early MOBY-DICK The White Whale Herman Melville Novel REVIEW 1851 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372386198692

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, December, 1851 * Herman Melville's Moby-Dick * Early novel review - The Whale Near the back of the issue is "Literacy Notices" which discusses "A new work by Herman Melville, entitled Moby Dick; or, the Whale, has just been issued by Harper and Brothers... Moby Dick is the name of an old White Whale; half fish and half devil; the terror of the Nantucket cruisers...This huge sea monster has a conflict with one Captain Ahab...". Additional articles include: "The Boston Tea Party" with eleven related prints; "Napoleon Bonaparte" "Gold--What It Is and Where It Comes From" "The American Arctic Expedition" and much more. Complete in 150+ pages, 9 by ... See More  

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Ends August 29, 2018 15:29

$65.00
165388

WILLIAM FRANKLIN Non-Importation Agreement 1769 COLONIAL Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392088672117

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 18, 1769 * Benjamin Franklin's son - William * Non-importation agreement An item from Providence includes: "At a meeting of the merchants & traders of this town...convened in consequence of a letter from the committee of merchants at Boston recommending our extending the non-importation agreement until all the American revenue acts are repealed..." with more. Half of the back page is taken up with: "A Proclamation" which relates to fishing & related issues in the Delaware River, signed in type by the governor of New Jersey: William Franklin (Ben's son). Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, han... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:31

$176.00
165387

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti -British 1768 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372380317117

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 29, 1768 * Rare Colonial title Inside has a report from London noting in part: "Mr. Grenville's enmity against the Colonies still continues as violent as ever...he tired even his friends with a tedious harangue against America..." with more (see). Various other news reports of the day and a great wealth of ads, several of which are illustrated. Also an article which includes the ground plan of a four room house (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to a large single sheet, a stain at the left side does not deter any readability, engraving of a coat-of-arms in the masthead, nice condition. This n... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:31

$130.00
165386

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. United States Military 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392088671860

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 9, 1796 * President George Washington Over half of the front page is taken up with the full text from Congress of: "An ACT to Ascertain & For the Military Establishment of the United States" which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. This was one of very few newspapers which used script type when printing documents or letters from President Washington, making this a displayable issue given its front page presentation. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:30

$98.00
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