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164680

BABE RUTH Breaks 1st Home Run BASEBALL Record Boston Red Sox 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067474732

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 9, 1919 * Babe Ruth's very 1st home run record * Boston Red Sox - MLB baseball The sports page (pg. 20) has a banner headline announcing: "Yanks Lose Twice And See Record Broken When Babe Ruth Gets His 26th Home Run" plus first column heads: "Ruth Knocks Out His 26th Homer" "Red Sox Pitcher, the Sensation of Baseball History, Makes New Record" "Lowers 20 Year Old Mark" "Buck Freeman's String of 25 Circuit Clouts Had Held Since 1899" and a bit more. A very significant sports issue as this first record-breaker for Babe Ruth thrust him into national prominence in the sports world, where he would remain. And interesting that he accomplished this as a member of the Bosto... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:47

$175.00
164675

COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372340307943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 26, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Colonial - Anti-British title Page 2 has a letter from General Paoli dated at Corsica, March 20, 1769. Much of page 6 is some good content concerning non-importation, portions including: "...the parliament remain fixed in their resolution not to repeal the duty acts this session...They hope the people here will remain as fixed in their resolution of industry & frugality till those acts are repealed. And if they could be sure of that, they should almost wish them never to be repealed..." and more (see). Also an address from the Mass. Assembly to the governor, taking issue with the go... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:44

$155.00
164634

Captain JAMES COOK Voyage Discoveries w/ MAP Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336940060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1776 * Captain James Cook * Discoveries map * Great year to have (1776) This issue includes a lengthy article (3+ pages) on Captain Cook and the: "Resolution's Voyage on Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere". Accompanying this article is a rare full page map titled: "Part of the Tropical Discoveries of the Resolution Sloop, Captain Cook in 1774, Referred to in p. 119" and page 119 is the mentioned article. The map measures 5 by 8 1/4 inches, is a bit irregular at the right margin and close-trimmed at the bottom affecting the border but not the map. Another unrelated map is called for but is lacking. Lengthy text on: "Account of the Proceedings of ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:45

$380.00
164632

JOHN ADAMS Acts of Congress & Thomas Truxton Resignation 1799 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065579855

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 17, 1799 * President John Adams * Thomas Truxton The front page has two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type: John Adams, one concerning "...distillers of Geneva" and the other: "An Act to regulate the Medical Establishment". The ftpg. also has: "Capt. Truxton's Resignation" which carries over to pg. 2 (see). Four pages, some dark staining, wear at the margins, irregular & partially loose at the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:44

$52.00
164630

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Archibald Montgomery Expedition Cherokees 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065578390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 25, 1760 * French and Indian War * The Cherokee War * Archibald Montgomerie Page 2 has nearly a column of reporting headed: "America" with datelines from Boston and Crown Point containing nice reports on the French & Indian War, a few bits including: "...an English sloop had demolished a small French fort...We hear that the Indians behaved well...& carry on trade very peaceably...from the army at Oswego...that General Monckton, from Fort Pittsbourg [Pittsburgh] had joined General Amherst at Oswego...to proceed on the intended expedition against Montreal..." and so much more (see). But the best content would be the terrific and very detailed account o... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:42

$64.00
164628

Re. BOSTON TEA PARTY Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1774 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065577518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 25, 1774 * Referencing the Boston Tea Party * Pre Revolutionary War tensions The back page has an inconspicuous yet interesting reference to the Boston Tea Party, with: "It is currently reported that the late disturbances in North America, respecting the teas, will be taken into consideration by a great assembly." Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:40

$48.00
164584

ADOLPH HITLER Assassination Attempt Pre Operation Valkyrie 1939 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335597999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, November 9, 1939. * Adolph Hitler assassination attempt (1st report) * Pre Operation Valkyrie - Bürgerbräukeller The front page has a two column heading: "German Police hunt Clues In Attempt to Bomb Hitler". (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 14 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:20

$39.00
164578

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064926044

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON GAZETTE, March 23, 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: "THE STRANGER", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mr. Poe" as "Francis". He was the father of Edgar Allan Poe. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:12

$45.00
164557

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison - Negro Troops 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064617484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Dec. 11, 1863 * Rare anti-slavery title * Much on Negro troops 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. Page three features a report titled: "The Arrival of Colored Troops" which is an interesting article with some candid comments. In general this is a very positive article on the introduction of African-American soldiers in the Civil War. See the photos for the full text. Fascinating reading. Also in this issue is: "An Order From General Butler In Regard to Colored Troops" which begins: "General Butl... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:30

$59.00
164464

CHERBOURG FRANCE Falling To Americans POST D-DAY World War II1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372329289657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON HERALD, June 25, 1944 * Post D-Day France being occupied by U.S. Army * World War II German defense falling apart * Cherbourg France falling to the allies The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "YANKS SET UP CHERBOURG KILL" with subhead and related photo. Incomplete issue containing 28 of the 56 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 08, 2018 15:20

$37.00
164463

BATTLE FOR CAEN France D-Day Normandy Invasion World War II 1944 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372329289209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON TRAVELER, June 29, 1944 * Battle of Caen - France * Post D-Day invasion * World War II - WWII The front page has a nice banner headline in bold lettering: "NAZIS HURL 2 ARMIES IN CAEN BATTLE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 08, 2018 15:20

$37.00
164424

CHARLES ROBERTSON Chicago White Sox Perfect Game Pitched Baseball 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392060323570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, May 1, 1922 * Charles Robertson * Chicago White Sox * 5th perfect game ever thrown * 1st in an away game The sport's section (page 8) has a one column heading: "ROBERTSON HERO OF PERFECT GAME" with subhead and box scores. (see) First report coverage on the perfect game pitched by Robertson as he was the 1st ever to ever pitch one in a away game. Other news of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 07, 2018 15:28

$37.00
164388

BATTLE OF FONTENOY War of the Austrian Succession - France Victory 1745 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326993674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1745 There is a half page headed: "Plantation News" with reports from Boston, New York, and Jamaica. The New York report notes offer of a reward: "...to all privateers who shall take or destroy any enemy's privateer on their coast between Cape Henlopen and the east end of Long Island...". Among many articles in this issue are: "Ships Taken by the Spaniards & French" which takes nearly two pages and has mention of action off the coast of America; "On the late Battle at Fontenoy" "Bravery of the Duke of Cumberland at Tournay" "Of the Victory Obtained by the Prussians in Silesia" "Mr. Yate's Theory of Comets Overturn'd" "A Farther Account of t... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:30

$42.00
164323

Prelude to REVOLUTIONARY WAR Boston Massachusetts Tensions 1774 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372322162320

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 27, 1774 * Prelude to the Revolutionary War * Original reporting from the enemy The back page has a brief yet very interesting item concerning the future events of British-American relations, noting: "...great sums were likewise expended to protect the Bostonians, etc. who by their conduct did not deserve protection; that instead of keeping troops there at a vast expence, we might only send them over able officers & teach them to fight; that they were numerous enough to defend themselves against an enemy, but not strong enough to rebel against us." Interesting to read this comment in light if what would transpire within the next several years. Complete... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2018 15:24

$49.00
164247

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320161674

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Dec. 19, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, June 29, 1809; Boston Gazette, May 7, 1804; New England Palladium, July 20, 1802; and Columbian Centinel, Feb. 13, 1802. 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 June 29, 2018 15:16

$35.00
164216

BATTLE OF CHIPPEWA Lake Erie & Eastport, Maine Capture in War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054205389

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 23, 1814 * Battle of Chippewa - Ontario * Lake Erie - War of 1812 * Fort Sullivan, Eastport, Maine The ftpg. has : "Events of the War - Letter form Com. Chauncey to the Secretary of the Navy" dated at Sackett's Harbor & concerning events at Presque Isle. Also a bit on: "Squadron in the Chesapeake". Inside has; "Battle at Chippawa" "More Detached Militia" "Capture of Eastport" and another article also headed: "The Battle of Chippewa" and more on the War of 1812. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:32

$37.00
164214

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Jay's Treaty Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319365474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 20, 1795 * Uncommon title * re. Jay's Treaty Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with an installment of: "Vindication of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation with Great Britain" which was the controversial Jay Treaty. Pg. 3 has an item mentioning: "...our country will be involved in difficulties. Some say an embargo will take place." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:28

$44.00
164211

Revolutionary War FATE OF LOYALISTST w/ St. Augustine Florida 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319363551

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, July 31, 1782 * Rare Revolutionary War era title The ftpg. has a Resolve from the town of Boston concerning the Committee of Correspondence and how to treaty Loyalists: "...utmost of their power, oppose every enemy to the just rights & liberties of mankind; and that after so wicked a conspiracy against those rights & liberties by certain ingrates, most of them natives of these states & who have been refugees & declared traitors to their country, it is the opinion of this town that they ought never to be suffered to return but be excluded from having lot or potion among us...". The bkpg. has a notice: "...object of this consultation was to adopt some expedi... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:25

$46.00
164178

COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Benjamin Franklin 1768 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392053962554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, with the "Supplement" issue, May 9, 1768 * Rare Colonial Boston * Pre Revolutionary War * Benjamin Franklin This colonial newspaper is taken up with a variety of articles including: "An Account of the Family of Douglas "The Use of Turnips & Method of Laying them up in Winter" "Method of Curing Cattle that are Swelled or Hoved" and a "Letter from a Gentleman in Ireland to his Friend in London" & more. The four page "Supplement" has a report from Charleston noting: "Both house of assembly in Georgia have appointed Benjamin Franklin, Esq. to be their agent in Great Britain". This is followed by some reports from London on the situation in the colonies. A very early re... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:50

$168.00
164177

GEORGE WASHINGTON Treaty of Amity & Commerce - JAY TREATY 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319091447

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 18, 1795 * George Washington Most of the front page is taken up with: "Candid Remarks on the Treaty of Amity & Commerce, Between Great Britain & the United States of America", which is the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has a letter signed by: Geo. Washington, dated June 2, 1783. One paragraph begins: "Your congratulations on the happy prospect of peace and independent security...I receive with great satisfaction..." (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:49

$63.00
164174

PRESIDENT GEOEGE WASHINGTON New York & Philadelphia Capitals 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392053961461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 4, 1790 * President George Washington * U.S. capital in transition Page 3 has a nice report: "Departure of the President" concerning his leaving the nation's capital at New York and to reside at Mount Vernon until the temporary capital of Phila. is ready for him. Mention of the honors paid to him as well. Four pages, small piece from near the spine of the front leaf, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:46

$44.00
164147

JOE DIMMAGIO New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox Home Run PHOTO 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372314758415

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 12, 1937 * Joe DiMaggio home run photo * New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox * Race for American League pennant The sport's section (page 22) has a banner headline: "Red Sox Hopes for Pennant Crushed as Yanks Win Two and Lead by 11 1/2 Games" with subheads, box scores and photo of Joe DiMaggio crossing home plate after hitting a home home. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition, a little creasing on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2018 15:16

$37.00
164109

Rare 18th Century w/ NICE MASTHEAD London England British 1771 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050149131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BINGLEY'S JOURNAL OR UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, London, June 1, 1771 * Rare 18th century title Mostly news from England & elsewhere in Europe but he bkpg. has news headed: "America" with datelines from Boston, Philadelphia, and Quebec (see). Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:48

$28.00
164102

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY 54th Massachusetts Negro Infantry Regiment ENDS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050144191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 21, 1865 * Rare anti-slavery title by William Lloyd Garrison * End of 54th Massachusetts Infantry regiment * African American - colored troops 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 (see). This issue contains a page three report of special significance concerning the Massachusetts 54th, albeit it rather brief. The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment saw extensive federal service in the Union Army during the Civil War, being one of the first official black units in the United States mili... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:36

$175.00
164091

1950 Israeli Knesset Proclaims Jerusalem as its Capital - Newspaper (Boston)


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313897471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, MA, January 26, 1950 Although it flew under the radar, on January 23, 1950 Israel's Knesset (Parliament) declared Jerusalem to be the capital of the State of Israel by a overwhelming 60-2 vote. The declaration made their stance effective back to 1948 - when Israel Statehood was enacted. Many newspapers did not report this event, but the lack of reporting does not diminish its significance. Page 2 of this issue has, under the heading, "Jerusalem Listed As Israeli Capital," details concerning this historic vote (see images). Another inside article has, "Jesse Owens Is Acclaimed Greatest Of Track Athletes." Additional coverage in the issue includes a front... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:18

$165.00
164608

General GEORGE WASHINGTON'S ARMY Loss Revolutionary War 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065472409

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 7, 1775 * American Revolutionary War * George Washington's Army There are several tidbits throughout which make reference to the troubling situation in America, but the most significant would be a "...Protest entered in the House of Lords, Last Thursday..." which reflects upon the war in America, portions including: "...The commerce of Great Britain with America was great & increasing...These valuable resources...are actually lost to Great Britain...may possibly find itself unable to supply the means of carrying on a civil war at such a vast distance...Still less should we be able to preserve by mere force that vast continent & that growing multitude of ... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 12:13

$44.99
164607

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


eBay Auction Item # 392065470325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON GAZETTE, Jan. 29, 1807 * Edgar Allan Poe's father theater ad On pg. 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a notice for a performance of "Richard The Third: Or the Battle Of Bosworth Field" by Shakespeare, with Mr. Poe in the role of "Tressel". Also a notice for a "Pantomimic Ballet called "Patie & Peggy", with Mr. Poe as "Patie". This was the father of Edgar Allan Poe. News of the day with several other interesting advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 12:08

$39.99
164574

Creating DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA George Washington Early Government 1791 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372335192394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, February, 1791 * Creating the District of Columbia * Early United States government * President George Washington 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: "The Power of Beauty" "Description of Cape Cod & the County of Barnstable" "A Curious & Picturesque Description of the Icebergs, or Glaciers, of the Frozen Ocean" "Picture of Jamaica" "The Absurdities of Genius" "Description of the Grotto at Swatara" near Philadelphia, and much more. Near the back is: "Abstract of the Proceedings of Congress" at Philadelphia, which mentions in part: "...that they have passed a bi... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 09:40

$114.99
164544

Great 19th Century BASEBALL PRINT "Double Play" Harper's Weekly 1886 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392063937873

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1886 * Great 19th century baseball print The full ftpg. shows: "Some Setters & Pointers at the Dog Show" with a related article inside. Other prints include: "The Canoe Exhibition", a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Root Of The Matter"; a doublepage centerfold of: "Trinity Church, Boston"; and a full page: "Unveiling the Statue of Senator Hill at Atlanta". But the prime print is certainly the terrific & very displayable full page captioned: "A Double Play--First League Game, New York Against Boston, April 29" which shows a game in progress, showing the entire infield and a play about to be made on a runner at second base (see). This is one of the better... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2018 09:42

$249.99
163922

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046177612

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. Complet... See More  

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:18

$129.00
163855

Rare COLONIAL American Boston Massachusetts 1768 Old Original EXTRA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372306733819

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE EXTRAORDINARY, Sept. 29 (1768) * Rare Colonial America original This "extraordinary" issue was printed between the normal weekly printing schedule when news was received which warranted this special edition. The year is not in the dateline but is at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4. Page 2 has an item reading: "We hear that the Privy Council have been lately greatly divided on the measures proper to be pursued with respect to America, but that at present they are all agreed...than an order is actually signed for two regiments to embark, but from the smallness of the number, & the many resolute spirits on the other side, it is hoped that no great violence is intended to be used... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2018 15:12

$148.00
163818

THOMAS JEFFERSON France George Rogers Clark New Orleans Expedition 1794 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372306406520

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, March, 1794 * Thomas Jefferson * George Rogers Clark 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: "Description of the Great Pyramid in Egypt" "Customs & Opinions of the Moors" "Voluntary Sacrifice of an Indian Warrior for his Son" "Thoughts on War" and so much more. Near the back is the "Monthly Gazette' with the latest news reports of the day & which includes: "A report has been in circulation lately that Gen. Clark has gone down the Mississippi with 2000 men on an expedition against New Orleans..." and also: "A List of American Vessels Captured by the Algernines in Oc... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2018 07:29

$49.00
163809

WAR OF 1812 Peace Discussions James Madison USS Wasp v. Reindeer 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392043980945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Oct. 28, 1814 * Discussing peace terms * USS Wasp vs. HMS Reindeer The entire front page is taken up with: "THE INSTRUCTIONS" from the President to the foreign ministers on negotiating a peace with England to end the War of 1812. This lengthy text carries over to pages 2 and 4 where are included 7 documents each signed in type: James Monroe. Other war content includes: "Capture of The Reindeer" being the "Official Account" by Capt. J. Blakely of the U.S.S. Wasp. Also: "Late from New Orleans" "Latest from U.S. Sloop of War Peacock" and more. Four pages, damp staining to the left side, generally good condition.

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:50

$42.00
163803

STAGECOACHES Horse Drawn Covered Wagon Illustrated Advertisements 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372305827439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN TRAVELLER, Boston, April 15, 1828 * Early American stagecoaches The back page has two illustrated advertisements for stagecoaches. (see) News of the day with other ads as well. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:44

$24.00
163760

Prince Mahai MICHAEL I OF ROMANIA Becomes Boy King 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392041852099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, July 21, 1927 * Ferdinand I of Romania death * Prince Mahai becomes Michael I * King of Romania The top of the front page has a one column heading: "KING MICHAEL I BECOMES RULER OF RUMANIANS" with subheads and photo with heading: "Boy Monarch of the Rumanians". (see) First report coverage on Prince Mihai becoming King of Romania after the death of Ferdinand I of Romania. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 14 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 10, 2018 14:28

$40.00
163725

MARTHA WASHINGTON DEATH President George Wife Mount Vernon 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372302495227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, June 1, 1802 * Martha Washington death * Mount Vernon The top of page 3 has a nice, decoratively bordered report headed: "DIED, At Mount Vernon, on the 22nd last, Mrs. Martha Washington" and the text beginning: "widow of the late General George Washington. Composure & resignation were uniformly displayed during seventeen days of depredations of a severe fever..." with more (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:32

$135.00
163722

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392040951167

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...". Four pages, scattered foxing throughout, n... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:30

$115.00
163638

SERPENT INSTRUMENT Bass Wind Brass Cornett Advertisement w/ Print 1838 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392038849644

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON MORNING POST, November 22, 1838 * Serpent (Instrument) advertisement The back page has a large number of illustrated advertisements, but perhaps the most intriguing is one which shows a serpent instrument as part of an ad promoting the wares of "Henry Prentiss", the text of which lists the many other musical instruments he offers for sale (see). Other illustrated ads are for 'Pure Sperm Oil" showing a whale, several stagecoach and steamship ads, plus others. Four pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 07, 2018 13:57

$28.00
163529

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392034747824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, 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 12 banner headline: "Injured Sinkwich Leads Georgia to 9-0 Rose Bowl Triumph" First report coverage on the Rose, Orange, Cotton and Sugar Bowl games. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The 1943 Rose Bowl game, played on Janua... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2018 14:51

$44.00
163459

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees World Barnstorming Tour RETURN 1935 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033133918

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1935 * Babe Ruth & all stars return home * World barnstorming tour - Japan Page 25 has a banner headline: "Return From World Tour Fins Babe Ruth Hopeful of Remaining in Baseball" with subhead and nice photo with wife and daughter. (see) Text includes interview excerpts from Ruth and his wife as well. Ruth would join the Boston Braves about a week later. Probably only found in a NYC publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy i... See More  

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Ends May 31, 2018 15:39

$40.00
163453

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1767 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033128905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 21, 1767 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Page 6 has n interesting report datelined from Boston, noting: "In debate in a very respectable assembly...an extract of an anonymous letter, said to be written in England was read...'So that if your assembly will suffer themselves to be led by that very absurd ignorant firebrand, he may bring them into a worse scrape than they can imagine.' Upon which it was resolved, 'That the words were a high insult, and a breach of privilege; and the person who wrote them was an enemy to this province.' " It would be interesting to know who that "ignorant firebrand" was. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 31, 2018 15:29

$37.00
163417

DIAGRAM re. Battle of Bunker Hill Revolutionary War Beginning 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372292292476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill diagram * John Hancock & George Washington A nice issue with much historic content from the beginning months of the Revolutionary War. Perhaps the best content is the very nice half page illustration of the "Redoubt & Intrenchment on the Heights of Charles Town, Commonly called Bunker Hill, Opposite Boston, attacked & Carried by his Majesty's Troops, June 17, 1775" with some text on the illustration as well. A great graphic relating to the Battle of Bunker Hill (see). Also in the issue is an article: "An Intercepted letter from Benjamin Harrison to General Washington" which contains much on events of the ... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2018 13:49

$325.00
163399

BATTLES OF LEXINGTON & CONCORD Revolutionary War Begins 1775 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392029960685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 15, 1775 * Battles of Lexington & Concord * Revolutionary War begins Page 2 has a great & very historic report concerning the battle of Lexington & Concord, in the form of a letter from an officer in the army at Boston to his friend in London, dated Apr. 20, 1775. See the photos below for the complete text, but portions include: "General Gage detached a party of the troops...to destroy a magazine of military stores which the provincials had formed at Concord...we were soon discovered upon our march & the country raised an alarm..." the latter statement being a reference to Paul Revere's ride. Included are some nice details on this first, historic battle o... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:25

$770.00
163394

(2) PAUL REVERE SON Joseph Warren Copper Company Bell Foundry ADS 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372289781288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, March 12, 1822 * Paul Revere's son Near the bottom of the front page is a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Close to it is another add: "Copper" for sale by J.W. Revere, at the same address. Nice to have these 2 Revere item on the front page of a Boston newspaper. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:21

$28.00
163393

Rare 1846 Old Boston MA ANTI SLAVERY Newspaper Massachusetts THE EMANCIPATOR


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392029957554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EMANCIPATOR, Boston, July 14, 1846 * Rare Anti-slavery title As the title would suggest, freedom for slaves was its focus, but much other news as well. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:19

$47.00
163383

ACE BAILEY Tornoto Maple Leafs NHL Hockey SKULL FRACTURE by Shore 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372289758163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 13, 1933 * Irvine Wallace "Ace" Bailey * Toronto Maple Leafs player * NHL Hockey - skull fracture The sport's section (page 33) has a one column heading: "WILD SCENES MARK HOCKEY IN BOSTON" with subheads that include: "Bailey, Tripped by Shore, Is Sent to Hospital With a Brain Concussion" and more. First report coverage on Toronto Maple Leafs player, Ace Bailey, being hit from behind by Eddie Shore and fracturing his skull and ending his career. Bailey's jersey was the first ever to be retired by an NHL team. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning, a little wear along top margin, generally nice.

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Ends May 27, 2018 13:51

$38.00
163348

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Begins w/ Creating Army & King Accepts 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287835717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 7, 1775 * American Revolutionary War * Creating the Continental Army * King George III recognizes start The front page has "Advices From America" with a dateline of "Philadelphia, July 26, 1775, In Congress, July 18, 1775" which begins with a call to arms and nothing less than the creation of the colonial army: "Resolved, That it be recommended to the inhabitants of all the united English colonies in North America, that all able-bodied effective men, between 16 and 50 years of age in each colony, immediately form themselves into regular companies of militia...That each soldier be furnished with a good musket that will carry an ounce ball; with a bayonet... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:25

$290.00
163329

BATTLE OF TAIERZHUANG China Chinese Victory Over Japanese XUZHOU 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287823358

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, April 15, 1938 * Battle of Taierzhuang - China * Second Sino-Japanese War Page 2 has a two column heading: "Chinese Hail Major Victory; Japanese Changing Tactics" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:07

$33.00
163278

WAR OF 1812 Atlantic Coast Blockade Proclamation w/ James Madison 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286174329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 6, 1814 * War of 1812 blockade Page 2 has: "President of the U. States of America. A PROCLAMATION" concerning the blockade on the Atlantic coast, signed in type: James Madison. Also: "From the Montreal Papers" "Halifax Papers" " 'Reported Peace Prospect" "Abolition of the Slave Trade" and other tidbits. Four pages, some light damp staining, minor margin wear, good condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:26

$29.00
163277

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Note 1795 Old Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286173629

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1795 * President George Washington Page 3 has a small item prefaced with: "The following is the concluding paragraph of the answer of the President of the United States to the Chairman of the Norfolk meeting against the Treaty:" and what follows is the paragraph, signed in type: G. Washington. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:26

$66.00
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