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161507

Rare BATTLESHIP Gleason's Pictorial Ornate Masthead PRINTS 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372229317849

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, April 2, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead The ftpg. shows: "A.M. Ross, Acting Engineer of the Victoria Bridge Over the St. Lawrence" and the: "Indus Steam Flotilla...". An inside page has two, nearly half pg. prints: "View Of Girard College" and "U.S. Barracks, Newport, Kentucky" with related text for each. Eight pages, ornate masthead features a large engraving of ship, with nice embellishments in the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:36

$36.00
161506

Great HERALDIC EAGLE Masthead Engraving on Rare 1863 Civil War Era OLD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372229316134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, April 18, 1863 * Heraldic eagle masthead engraving * Uncommon title * Civil War era original The masthead features a very large heraldic eagle with a 7 inch wingspan holding in its beak a banner with the title. Mostly filled with literary items including a ftpg. story: "The Pirate's Legacy, A Tale of the Present War" by Lieut. C.P. Morgan, U.S.N., with a print of 3 sailors. Inside has a comical print captioned: "I licked him till he yelled like a puppy." showing a woman in a soldier's uniform whipping another soldier with an umbrella (see). A short article: "Power of Music In Battle" is nice (see). Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:34

$27.00
161504

Lot of (6) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 Old Original Boston NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372229315126

Shown are 6 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston A lot of six issues from just before the outbreak of the War of 1812, with each issue having some minor content relating to it. Dates are March 27; April 3, 17; May 8, 15 & 29, 1812. Each complete in 4 pages with water staining to the bottom one-third, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:32

$33.00
161464

Pre-Bombing of PEARL HARBOR Japanese Hawaii Attack Imminent 1941 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372228284984

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON SUNDAY POST, Extra, November 30, 1941 * Pre-Pearl Harbor attack on America * Just a few days away - imminent The front page has a nice six column headline: "PRESIDENT WARNS U. S. MAY FIGHT WITHIN YEAR" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 5 sections, nice condition.

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Ends March 22, 2018 14:33

$45.00
161457

PICKWICK CLUB Dance Hall Boston Massachusetts COLLAPSE Disasrter 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372228276652

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Michigan, July 5, 1925 * Pickwick Club collapse * Chinatown dance hall * Boston, Massachusetts The top of the front page has a one column heading: "12 KNOWN DEAD, OTHERS TRAPPED IN DANCE HALL RUINS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Pickwick Club dance hall collapse in Boston. Forty-four people would perish during this disaster. Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other new of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends March 22, 2018 14:23

$38.00
161414

India MAHATMA GANDHI Mohandas Karamchand ARRESTED for Sedition 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372227320984

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, March 10, 1922 * Mahatma Gandhi arrested The front page has a two column heading: "DISOBEDIENCE POLICY IN INDIA GETS OUT OF GANDHI'S CONTROL" with subhead and nice illustration of Gandhi. (see) First report coverage on the arrest of Mahatma Gandhi for sedition. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends March 21, 2018 16:10

$45.00
161384

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372224887631

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1919 * Babe Ruth signs final contract with Boston * Prelude to the trade with New York Yankees * Major league baseball - MLB The sports section (page 16) has one column headings that read: "BABE RUTH FINALLY SIGNS WITH BOSTON" "Red Sox Slugger Accepts Contract Said to Call for $27,000 for Three Years". See images for text here. Interesting that he signed a three year deal when he would be traded to the New York Yankees the following year. He had argued for more money with Boston's management. Was this a prelude to the most famous trade in baseball history? A nice item on his final year with the Red Sox. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news,... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2018 16:05

$95.00
161379

BABE RUTH 1st Career (2) Home Runs Game Boston Red Sox 1919 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372224881044

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1919 * Babe Ruth's 1st ever 2 home run game * Boston Red Sox - MLB baseball * R-34 airship flight to America The sport's section (page 16) has small one column headings: "MACKMEN WIN TWO" "Babe Ruth's Two Home Runs fall to Save Red Sox from Defeat" with box scores. (see) First report on Babe Ruth hitting two home runs for the first time in his baseball career. He would do this 72 times total throughout his career. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news of the day including a nice front page headline and photo on the R-34 airship crossing the Atlantic Ocean. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, a few binding slit... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2018 16:00

$52.00
161289

BRITISH Military Presence in Boston Annoys the Americans Citizens 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981328982

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 15, 1769 * British troops in Boston * Americans bothered Page 6 has a report from Philadelphia concerning an Act, followed by a lengthy report from Massachusetts Assembly complaining of actions by England, including: "...that an armament by sea & land investing this metropolis [Boston], and a military guard with cannon pointed at the very door of the State House where this Assembly is held, is inconsistent with that dignity as well as that freedom with which we have a right to deliberate, consult and determine...that the military power is ever dangerous & subversive to a free constitution..." with more. This is followed by two letters of response by the governor, ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:40

$45.00
161286

COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Native Americans 1768 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981327958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, April 18, 1768 * Rare Colonial Boston * Pre Revolutionary War * Native Americans - Indians Inside has a column headed: "America" with reports from Charleston providing news from the Southern part of the colonies, and that: "...Brig. General Haldimand had withdrawn the garrison of Tombrige-Fort & intended to establish another more advantageous post on Lake Pontchartrain; That the Creek & Chactau Indians continued the war against each other with unabating vigour...That the French & Spaniards still remained together at New Orleans..." and also that: "...the settlement & population of East Florida goes on with amazing rapidity..." (see). A report from Philadelphia repo... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:38

$185.00
161285

Historic & Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL Revolutionary War 1775 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222627375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 1, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown * American Revolutionary War * The gunpowder incident The most significant content would be a fine account of the very historic Battle of Bunker Hill, being a letter datelined: "Watertown, June 22" and includes in part: "Before this reaches you, you will doubtless hear of the engagement of last Saturday between our troops and those of the army at Boston; but lest you should not be well informed, I will now undertake to give you as regular an account as can at present be obtained..." and what follows are the details of the battle, one portion including: " ...Last Friday evening, a detachment from the ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:37

$7,950.00
161261

(2) Zebulon Pike Expedition MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY Exploration 1807 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980686550

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REPERTORY, Boston, June 2 and 5, 1807 * Mississippi River Valley explored A pair of issues with much reporting headed "Account Of A Voyage Up the Mississippi River" which takes nearly 2 columns on the ftpg. of June 2, and over 2 columns on the ftpg. of June 5, continuing on to pg. 2 & in a future issue. A fine pair of issues on early exploration of the Mississippi River Valley. Each issue complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:55

$38.00
161259

WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE First Barbary War Tripoli Prison LETTER 1804 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372221700950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON GAZETTE, May 24, 1804 * William Bainbridge letter * First Barbary War * Prison in Tripoli The front page has: "Interesting Letters" being 3 letters from during the Tripolitan War, each written from prison in Tripoli, one of which is from the U.S. commander: William Bainbridge (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:53

$38.00
161256

USS MERRIMACK Newburyport Mass. Launching & Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980684545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 17, 1798 * USS Merrimack launching * Napoleon Bonaparte Page 2 has a very nice account of the launch of the ship Merrimack (see). The ftpg. has: "Buonaparte's Expedition". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:49

$48.00
161253

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat & Abdication ? 1815 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372221695344

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 7, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington Page 2 begins with a: "Declaration to the French People - Frenchmen!" signed by: Napoleon, from just after his defeat at Waterloo. It mentions in part: "...My political life is ended; and I proclaim my son, under the title of Napoleon II, Emperor of the French...". Pg. 2 also has a report headed: "French Account of the Battle" of Waterloo. Also a report noting: "...The Paris papers of that day contain Bonaparte's act of abdication. In this instrument he acknowledges that for want of the co-operation of all the efforts of the nation, he is unable to maintain its independence. He declares ... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:45

$38.00
161252

DARTMOOR MASSACRE Devon England Prison American Prisoners War of 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372221694795

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, July 20, 1815 * Dartmoor Prison massacre * American prisoners Page 2 has a report headed: "Documents Relative to the Affair at Dartmoor Prison", concerning the various American prisoners of war held there after the Treaty of Ghent was signed ending the War of 1812 (see). This report takes over a full column. Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:45

$29.00
161222

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams ACT for Bakers Island Lighthouse 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980066895

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 27, 1796 * President George Washington The top half of the front page has an Act of Congress concerning the erection of a lighthouse on Baker's Island in Massachusetts, signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. Such script signature documents on the front page are increasingly difficult to find in 18th century American newspapers. Four pages, very nice condition. Some ink smears on pg. 3 only.

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:37

$89.00
161166

BLACK DAHLIA Elizabeth Short Los Angeles CA HOLLYWOOD Murder Case 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372218236587

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON POST, February 10, 1947 * Black Dahlia murders * Elizabeth Short case * Hollywood - Los Angeles CA * From her hometown newspaper Page 4 has a one column heading: "GRILL GI ON SUSPICION OF MURDER" with subhead. (see) Nice to have from her hometown newspaper. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally in nice condition.

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Ends March 11, 2018 16:10

$57.00
161132

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamation on COPPER CENT Coinage 1796 Newspaer


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977904020

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, February 10, 1796 * President George Washington * Proclamation signed in script * U.S. coinage - copper cent At the top of the front page and taking almost half a column is "A Proclamation" for reducing the weight of the copper cent and half cent due to the increased price of copper. Signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington (see). A significant numismatic item which also reduced slightly the size of these two coins at the time, and great to have a Washington Proclamation on the front page. Four pages, inside has two very discrete archival mends, very nice condition..

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:36

$168.00
161120

THOMAS PAINE re. "Rights of Man" Book in Letter Signed in Type 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977316200

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 18, 1792 * Thomas Paine letter signed in type * re. "Rights of Man" book Page 2 has an article headed: "Mr. Paine" which has a letter from him to the chairman of the Society for Constitutional Information, signed in type: Thomas Paine. Four pages, irregular at the bottom margin from the paper-making process (not damage), scattered foxing.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:56

$59.00
161119

SAMUEL ADAMS Massachusetts Governor RE-ELECTION Win 1796 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977315969

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1796 * Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor * 18th century American original Page 2 has a very brief report: "His Excellency Samuel Adams is re-elected Governor of this Commonwealth, for the year ensuing: by a majority of about 2000 votes." Four pages, some foxing, close-trimmed at the top of pgs. 2 & 3 cause top line loss, otherwise good.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:56

$48.00
161072

FRANK LEAHY Notre Dame Fighting Irish College FOOTBALL New Coach 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372215679884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, February 15, 1941 * Frank Leahy becomes ND coach (1st report) * Notre Dame Fighting Irish The front page has a two column heading: "Leahy Quits Boston College To Go Back to Notre Dame" with subhead. (see) Article continues in the sport's section (page 16) with photo of Leahy. First report coverage on Frank Leahy becoming the new head coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team. Leahy would become one of the most successful coaches at ND. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and some margin wear, generally good.

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Ends March 08, 2018 15:33

$62.00
161039

President JAMES MADISON Separation of Church and State Controversy1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391975699548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 9, 1811 * President James Madison * Church & State controversy Page 2 has a rather inconspicuous report under "National Legislature" that mentions not only a rare veto by the President (Madison), but also a religious establishment issue. The report states: "The bill for incorporating a Baptist Society in the Mississippi Territory, and granting five acres of land thereto, was reconsidered, and the President of the United States having objected to such bills as erecting a Religious Establishment, and therefore unconstitutional--the House negatived the bill 55 to 33 !" How ironic that one of the principal architects of the Constitution was confr... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:45

$84.00
161038

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214635899

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 26, 1811 * The Little Belt Affair * Captain Arthur Bingham The ftpg. has: "Affair Of The Little Belt" being the correspondence between James Monroe and Mr. Morier, followed by those between Monroe and Foster. All letters are signed in type by their respective authors. Subscriber's name written above the masthead. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:42

$28.00
160953

PHILLIS WHEATLEY Woman Slave Girl Servant NEGRO Poet Poems 1774 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391974015014

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May 1773 * Phillis Wheatley * Famous "Negro" servant turned poet Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the great article: "Some Account of Phillis, a Learned Negro Girl" which is a letter to the publisher stating: "Proposals have just been published for printing by subscription, some poems written by Phillis, a negro servant of Mr. Wheatley, of Boston, in New England, the following account has been received from her master...". Hereafter is an account of Phillis Wheatley, reading, in part: "Phillis was brought from Africa to America in the year 1761...she in sixteen months time...attained the English language....As to her writing, her own curiosi... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2018 07:32

$285.00
160943

AMERICAN EMBARGO ACT James Madison & British Ships War of 1812 Salem Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211122942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 7, 1812 Page 3 has an atypically large head: "Another EMBARGO" and a brief report confirming the imposition of another embargo. Says the message reached Boston in 76 hours from Washington. Originally a 60-day embargo that was proposed by President Madison, it was changed to a 90-day embargo by moderate members of Congress who believed a peaceful settlement with Great Britain was still possible. The embargo was especially unpopular in New England (and in some Southern states) where shipping was an important industry. In addition to opposing the commercial restrictions created by the embargo, the New England states also opposed war with Great Britain, eve... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:27

$62.00
160938

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York & Patrick Henry Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391973665142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1776 * Battle of Long Island * Revolutionary War * Patrick Henry This issue is filled with a great wealth of notable content concerning the Revolutionary War, however the prime piece here is the nice foldout map titled: "Sketch of the Country Illustrating the late Engagement in Long Island". The map measures 9 by 13 inches & shows the region from Amboy in New Jersey to "Hamsted Plains" and a bit beyond, and north to West Chester & New Rochelle. Points of interest on the map include New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Jamaica, "Flat Bush", New York, Harlem & Flushing. Also shown on the map are Bergen Point, Staten Island Oyster Bay, Governor's Island, King's Bridge & ... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:18

$535.00
160937

BATTLES OF LEXINGTON & CONCORD Revolutionary War Begins BOSTON MAP 1775 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391973664606

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1775 * Battle of Lexington & Concord * Revolutionary War beginning * Rare map of Boston, Massachusetts Certainly a prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map headed: "A Map of 100 Miles Round Boston" showing just that with much detail (see). This map measures about 9 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches, with a bit of toning and small bit oftypical ink off-setting from having been folded against itself for 240 years. Otherwise the map is in great condition. Inside contains a nice, detailed and historic account of the Battle of Lexington & Concord, prefaced with: "In our last magazine we gave an imperfect account of a skirmish that happened between ... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:17

$460.00
160936

BATTLES OF LEXINGTON & CONCORD Revolutionary War Begin MINUTEMEN 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211113734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 20, 1775 * Battle of Lexington & Concord * Revolutionary War beginning * Rare mention of minutemen The back page has a letter which describes the first shots of the Revolutionary War as the British marched from Boston towards Concord to destroy a colonial arms depot. Text includes: "...the late engagement between the King's troops and the provincials, a brigade of about 850 or 900 men marched from Boston on the night after the 18th of April..." Along the way the British encountered (in Lexington) about: "...30 or 40 minute men, as they were called...". There is some confusion as to who fired first, but as the letter suggests, it was most likely the Briti... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:16

$675.00
160908

AMELIA EARHART Airplane LOST over Pacific Ocean SEARCH ENDS 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972959737

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, July 19, 1937. * Amelia Earhart famous disappearance * Lost over the Pacific Ocean * Search officially ends - dead ? Page 3 has a one column heading: "Earhart Search Ended by Navy After 16 Days" (see) She went missing over two weeks earlier. Other news of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:43

$42.00
160897

Early JUDAICA Jews Jewish RABBIS Bavaria Synagogues 1825 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210109015

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Boston, May 27, 1825 * Early Judaica - Jewish - Jews - Rabbis - Religion On page 3 under "Edict Of The Bavarian Government Respecting The Jews" is a report stating that the government enacted "...certain measures to ameliorate the condition of the Jews...", and that: "...All the present rabbies are to be discharged, and every Jewish congregation is directed not only to engage a teacher for the children of both sexes, who has been regularly educated and approved, but also a Preacher, in lieu of the rabbin, whose duty shall be to superintend the instruction of youth, and to preach in the German language every Saturday in the synagogue from a text out of that part ... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:16

$62.00
160893

JOHN TRUMBELL Declaration of Independence Oil Painting & SLAVERY 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210104335

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 11, 1818 * John Trumbell's "Declaration of Independence" * Law prohibiting slaves leaving the state A page 2 report begins: "The Legislature of New Jersey...passed an act last Thursday, prohibiting the exportation of slaves or servants of colour out of that State. It makes it penal in the sum of 2000 dollars, or imprisonment... and more about the other circumstances that would warrant a fine or imprisonment." Page 2 also has: "Declaration of Independence" which states in part... "Col. Trumbull has finished his exhibition in New-York if this excellent National Picture....Its arrival in Boston may therefore be daily expected. Other news of the day... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:10

$36.00
160864

JAMES FENINORE COOPER Pioneers, of The Sources of the Susquehanna 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972291931

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 2, 1822 * James Fenimore Cooper Page 2 has an early report about James Fenimore Cooper, America's first great author. The report mentions in part: "The Spy--The author of this native novel...is a Mr. Cooper, of Westchester, New York son of the late Judge Cooper, formerly a member of Congress from that State. 'Precaution' is also from his pen; and he is said to be engaged in writing another novel, 'The Pioneer, or the Sources of the Susquehannah.' " The Spy was his first successful novel. The other two works mentioned were, indeed, by him. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:24

$57.00
161524

CHICAGO CUBS Win NL Baseball MLB Pennant Last WS Until 2016 in 1945 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986722439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON HERALD, September 30, 1945 * Chicago Cubs win NL pennant * MLB baseball The front page has a two column heading: "Chicago Cubs Win Flag" (see) The sport's section (page 34) has a three column heading: "Cubs Clinch N. L. Flag" and more with box scores and standings. First report coverage on the 1945 Chicago Cubs winning the National League pennant. They would face the Detroit Tigers in the World Series in which they lost. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 80 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 10:13

$47.00
160839

CREATING DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Seat of Government Washington D.C. 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971628243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, July, 1791 * Creating Washington D.C. - seat of government The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted on the full title/contents page. A few include: "Thoughts on the Decay of States" "Character of the Virginians" "Description of Gray's Gardens, Pennsylvania" "Shorts Account of the Life & Character of Thomas Hutchins, late Geographer General of the U.S." "The Extravagant Wife: An American Tale" "Preservatives Against the Fatal Effects of Drinking Cold Water in Warm Weather" & much more. Near the back are: "Proceedings of the State Legislature" which includes an address to the Mass. Congress signed in type: John Ha... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:55

$74.00
161450

PAUL REVERE Grand Master MASONS Masonic Freemasonry NOTICE Lodge 1795 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372228189253

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 6, 1795 * Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons The top of the first column on the front page has an ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the local Masons, which includes an engraving of the Masonic seal, and which also is signed in type by: PAUL REVERE, Grand Master (see). Not only an early Masonic item but nice having the Paul Revere connection as well. Half of the front page, and a small part of pg. 2 is taken up with the: "Speech" in the Mass. legislature signed in type: Samuel Adams (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2018 11:44

$59.99
161445

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391985121964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, October 10, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A somewhat short-lived colonial newspaper by a publisher with Loyalist leanings. The entire front page is taken up with: "Description of the Anaconda, a monstrous species of Serpent...". Page 3 has: "A Letter from Mr. Voltaire..." signed by him in type. Another page has a report from Charleston which begins: "The outrageous opposition lately offered to the civil authority near Marr's Bluff on Peedee River being at present a general subject of conversation & by many attributed to the people called Regulators..." with more (see). An item from Philadelphia includes: "...the General Assembly of this province br... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2018 09:58

$144.99
161437

JENNY LIND Swedish Nightingale OPERA Soprano Singer DEATH 1887 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372228049581

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, November 3, 1887 * Jenny Lind death * Swedish Nightingale * Opera singer Page 4 has what is basically a biography on the life of: "Jenny Lind" See images for text here. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2018 08:41

$29.99
161411

EDGAR ALLAN POE'S Father - Boston THEATRE Advertisement 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391984607383

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON GAZETTE, February 19, 1807 * 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, good condition.

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Ends February 26, 2018 15:06

$39.99
161472

EDGAR ALLAN POE Father & Mother THEATRE AD Play King Lear 1807 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391985382399

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON GAZETTE, March 2, 1807. * Edgar Allan Poe's mother & father theater ads On page 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a listing for a play called "KING LEAR", with Mr. Poe as "Duke of Albany" & with Mrs. Poe as "Cordelia" (see) This was the mother & father of Edgar Allan Poe, the famous author and poet. Rare to find such ads in period newspapers. News of the day with other interesting ads. Complete with 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2018 15:19

$49.99
160702

USS CONSTITUTION United States Navy Frigate SEAMEN Wanted AD 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372203867170

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL AND MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, May 28, 1803 * USS Constitution * Sailors wanted ad Page 3 has a rather small ad headed: "Wanted" reading: "For the purpose of heaving down the Frigate Constitution, Two vessels of about 100 tons burthen each. Persons willing to furnish them will apply either to Edward Preble, Esq. the Captain of the Frigate, or at Store No. 3, Central-wharf." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2018 15:36

$44.00
160690

BATTLE OF FORT OSWEGO Lake Ontario British Account War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391968242696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 25, 1814 * Battle of Fort Oswego * Lake Ontario, New York Page 2 has: "British Official Account of their Late Attack on Oswego" "The Lake War" a report datelined Quebec "Lower Canada" and other smaller items. Four pages, generally good.

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Ends February 23, 2018 15:09

$33.00
161337

Post DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE July 20, 1776 Revolutionary War HOWE Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372224489423

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 20, 1776 * Post Declaration of Independence * Great month & year to have (7/1776) An inside page has some reports on events in the Revolutionary War in America, including: "...letters from...Boston...mention...an account of the proceedings of the Provincials on their taking possession of Boston. The first thing they set about was putting up to sale the effects of all those gentlemen & traders who had left Boston & gone with General Howe to Halifax..." with more, and also: "...dispatches from Lord Howe...was safely arrived off New York but that he should not attempt to land his men till he was joined by the troops under the command of his brother Gen. How... See More  

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Ends February 23, 2018 07:37

$79.99
160655

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON MA Massachusetts w/ Masthead Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391967463518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 6, 1795 * Uncommon title Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Vindication of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation with Great Britain". Pages 2 & 3 have some content concerning the controversial Jay Treaty. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2018 13:49

$42.00
160601

Nazi GERMAN BATTLESHIP TIRPITZ Sunk British Royal Navy WWII 1944 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391965023464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON POST, November 14, 1944 * German Battleship Tirpitz sunk * British Royal Navy and Air Force * World War II - WWII The front page has a one column heading: "SINKING OF THE TIRPITZ BIG NAZI LOSS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the sinking of the German battleship Tirpitz, sister ship of the late battleship Bismarck and pride of the current German Navy. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 18 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2018 15:42

$37.00
160582

Rare CHRONOTYPE w/ Train Locomotive Masthead Engraving 1846 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372199413048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, August 27, 1846 * Uncommon title See the great, early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead. An interesting array of news tidbits of the day. Four pages, nice condition. This is the vol. 1 number 14 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.

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Ends February 18, 2018 15:08

$37.00
160549

GEORGIA BULLDOGS Win Rose Bowl UCLA & More College Football Games 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391964765907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 2, 1943 * Rose Bowl: Georgia Bulldogs vs. UCLA Bruins * Orange Bowl: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Boston College * Sugar Bowl: Tennessee Volunteers vs. Tulsa * Cotton Bowl: Texas Longhorns vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets The sport's section has coverage on the four major bowl games with a page 17 banner headline: "Georgia Attack in Last Quarter Beats U.C.L.A. Before 93,000 in Rose Bowl" with subheads, stats, lineup and related photo. Coverage on the Orange, Cotton and Sugar Bowl games. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 24 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: The 1943 Rose Bo... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2018 07:36

$57.00
160486

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat v Duke of Wellington 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391963320202

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING GAZETTE & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Aug. 19, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington Page 2 of this four page issue has several reports concerning the British victory over the French at Waterloo which includes a dispatch signed in type by: Wellington. Great to have period reports of this historic European event in an American newspaper. Four pages, bit of foxing, a bit close-trimmed at the right edge of page 3 affecting only ads.

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Ends February 16, 2018 07:57

$68.00
160384

ABRAHAM LINCOLN 2nd Nomination w/ Acceptance Letter 1864 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960357336

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, June 29, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln nomination * 2nd term as president * Civil War reporting The key content would be the page 2: 'President Lincoln's Acceptance" letter in which he agrees to being the Republican nominee for President for another 4 years, as was determined by the National Union Convent, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Other articles: "Rebel Prisoners" "The Army of the Potomac" "The Rebels Desperate: "Rebel Forces Sent Against Hunter" & more. Four pages, some binding slits at the spine margin, generally nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:50

$66.00
160380

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ Battle of Fort Freeland Warrior Run PA 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192408690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & THE UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, August 26, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America * Battle of Fort Freeland - Central Pennsylvania A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other (see). The ftpg. is taken up with a fine account of the Battle of Grenada from during the Revolutionary War, between the British & the French fleets. It would later be described as: "the most disastrous ... that the British Navy had encountered since Beachy Head, in 1690." The reporting carries over to pg. 2 where is also: "Ad... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:45

$620.00
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