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159240

ULYSSES S. GRANT Disloyal Citizens Sent South & ATLANTA 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930642680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 15, 1864 * Ulysses S. Grant First column heads on the Civil War include: "Letters From Generals Grant & Sherman" "Call on the North For Troops" "Sherman Orders Atlanta to be Cleared" "The Disloyal Sent to Dixie's Land" "Grant Sends All Disloyal Persons South of His Lines" & more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:36

$28.00
159115

RUNAWAY SLAVE ADVERTISEMENT Native Amercian Indians 1788 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137487632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 23, 1788 Page 3 has an interesting item concerning the use of violence against the Indians (see). Pg. 3 has a nice: "Thirty Dollars Reward" ad beginning: "Ran-away from the subscriber, some time in January last, a NEGRO SLAVE called NATHAN: he is about 36 years old..." with further details (see). Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:41

$44.00
159107

Best ROY HALLADAY'S Postseason No-Hitter Philadelphia Phillies 2010 Newwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137477288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, October 7, 2010 * Roy Halladay's no-hitter * Postseason debut * Best title to be had The front page has a headline: "Unhittable" with subhead: "Halladay silences Reds to make history in his playoff debut" and photo. (see) The front page of the sport's section has a headline: "Docs of Ages" with subheads and 2 related photos. Much more on the following pages. Great to have in this famous Philadelphia title. Complete 1st and sport's section totaling 36 pages, a few small pen notations in the mastheads, very nice condition.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:28

$39.00
159069

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136455316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, April 22, 1898 * Spanish-American War beginning The front page has a fold banner headline: "WAR WITH SPAIN HAS NOW BEGUN" with another banner: "Woodford Has Left Madrid and the Fleet at Key West Has Been Ordered to Blockade Havana, While a Call for 100,000 Volunteers Will Be Made To-Day." with various additional heads concerning the beginning of the Spanish-American War. This was a result of Spain breaking off diplomatic relations with the United States and ejected the American ambassador. Eight pages, small binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:37

$86.00
159022

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE William Henry Harrison - TECUMSEH & Indians 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926021804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Nov. 28, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison Page 2 has two nice, detailed letters each signed in type by: Wm. H. Harrison, concerning his involvement with the Indians just prior to the Battle of Tippecanoe. This is followed immediately by a more recent report datelined "Pittsburg, Nov. 18" headed: "Indian Hostilities!" which would be a very early report of the Battle of Tippecanoe with very few details. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:48

$48.00
159021

Battle of TIPPECANOE & Little Belt Affair Commodore John Rodgers 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926021314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Dec. 9, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe * The Little Belt Affair The front page begins with much reporting concerning the investigation into the Little Belt Affair, being Commodore Rodgers report to the court of inquiry, with the "Judgment of the Court", much in favor of the actions Rodgers in the battle (see). This was one of the events that would lead to the War of 1812. Page 3 has two nice accounts of the Battle of Tippecanoe, one from a survivor of the battle, and noting: "...We were formed in a moment, and in less than five minutes our pickets were driven in and the savages were in the centre of our camp. By sunrise we completely... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:47

$58.00
159020

Mordecai Manuel Noah Jewish Homeland Grand Island Niagara River 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135374968

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 7, 1825 * Mordecai Manuel Noah - Jewish homeland on the Niagara River Page 2 has: "Mr. Noah...is said to have purchased...Grand Island from the state of New York. The island is intended for a number of emigrants of the Jewish nation who are to find there...refuge from European oppression..." with more (see). This was Mordecai Manuel Noah and his Zionists efforts, which never materialized. Noah was the first American-born Jew to achieve national prominence (see hyperlink). Four pages, archivally mended at the spine with various archival mends at the margins. Some margin wear.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:45

$58.00
158912

JOHN GAFFNEY Major League Baseball "KING OF UMPIRES" Pioneer 1888 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131331632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, May 29, 1888 Page 5 has a notable article: "The League Umpires" "President Young to Stand by His Staff--Gaffney's System Endorsed". John Gaffney was nicknamed the "King of Umpires", being baseball's first great umpire. He played a pioneering role in the use of Multiple umpires in baseball games. (see Wikipedia for more) Six pages, very large folio size, minor margin tears, a bit loose at the spine. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:34

$57.00
158906

FIRST BARBARY WAR Tripolitan - Frigate USS Philadelphia 1804 Hudson NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131299548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, April 10, 1804 * First Barbary War - Tripolitan * Frigate USS Philadelphia Inside has: "Pleasing Article" noting: "Captain Mentor...informs that all the officers of the United States frigate Philadelphia...had been liberated through the spirited interference of the French Consul...and that 15 or 20 of the crew had found means to make their escape from servitude...". This was an issue in the Barbary War (see Wikipedia). Eight pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 13:55

$36.00
158890

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131191863

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Nov.14, 1811 * The Little Belt Affair * Captain Arthur Bingham Page 2 has an article: "Affair of the Little Belt" which includes a letter from the captain of the ship concerning its engagement with the American frigate the President. His lengthy letter gives detail of the naval battle. This is followed by much more reporting on the event, carrying over to pg. 3. The Little Belt Affair (see Wikipedia for much more), a clash between the two ships off the coast of North Carolina, was one of the events that would lead to the War of 1812. Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 11:43

$45.00
158889

KENTUCKY DERBY Thoroughbred Horse Race PLAUDIT w/ Willie Simms 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923273349

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, May 5, 1898 * Kentucky Derby * Plaudit - horse * Willie Simms The top of pg. 3 has column heads on the Kentucky Derby. The winning jockey was Willie Simms, an African-American. He also won in the 1896 running as well. His name is only mentioned in the results (and misspelled; see). Heads include: "Kentucky Derby Won By Plaudit" "Aristocratic Son of Himyar Defeats Lieber Karl in a Grand Race" "Thousand Witness the Event" with more (see). Eight pages, even toning, good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 09, 2017 11:42

$64.00
158886

ANNAPOLIS MD MARYLAND & the United States Naval Academy U.S. Navy 1845 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923197906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 9, 1845 * United States Naval Academy * Why Annapolis, Maryland chosen as site Inside has an interesting report concerning the site of the Naval Academy, which was formally created on Oct. 10, 1845, just two months after this report. The Annapolis Academy was preceded by the Philadelphia Naval Asylum School. The report in this issue (taken from a Phila. newspaper) mentions the value in staying away from the temptations of a large city (see Wikipedia for details), noting in part under: "The Naval School" "It is now, we believe, determined on by the department, to break up the naval school near this city, and to open one near the sea, where the studen... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 10:12

$80.00
158884

NELLIE BLY Elizabeth Jane Cochrane TRIP AROUND THE WORLD Returns 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131142953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Jan. 25, 1890 * Nellie Bly's trip around the World * Returns home The back page has one column heads: "Miss Nellie Bly" "At Harrisburg This Morning on Her Return Trip Around the World" which reports on her arrival at Harrisburg and Philadelphia following her record-breaking trip around the world (see). Four pages, large folio size, a bit irregular at the spine margin, otherwise nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 09, 2017 10:09

$65.00
158881

TRICORNE HAT ADVERTISEMENT Philadelphia PA Post Revolutionary War 1785 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131126189

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 14, 1785 * Colonial tricorne hat advertisement The ftpg. is filled with ads including 16 illustrated ship ads (see). Printed during the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War & the creation of the federal government. Pg. 3 has an item from Charleston noting: "We are informed that Congress have sent a body of troops to take possession of the frontier posts, pursuant to the treaty, & to insist upon their being immediately delivered up...". Some reports from Congress. The back page has a nice illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufacturer" which shows the classic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period (see Wikipedia).... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:45

$45.00
158855

General ULYSSES S. GRANT Preparing for Presidential Inauguration 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922755607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESS, Philadelphia, March 3, 1873 * Ulysses S. Grant The ftpg. has lengthy reporting concerning the inaugural ceremonies to to held for U.S. Grant the following day. The bkpg. has: "Through The South" "North & South Carolina". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:34

$28.00
158839

ALLEGIANCE W/ ENGLAND Denounced Post Revolutionary War 1785 Phila. PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922746153

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 8, 1785 Page 3 includes a bill: "...for restoring to the rights of citizenship, certain persons therein specified, at present disbarred therefrom by the operation of the TEST LAWS..." with the details of the bill, including the oath which includes: "I, A.B., do swear, (or solemnly, sincerely and truly affirm) that I renounce and refuses all allegiance to George the third, king of Great Britain, his heirs and successors; and that I will be faithful & bear true allegiance to the commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a free and independent state..." with more (see). The back page has a nice illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufacturer" which shows the... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:12

$47.00
158807

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ John Paul Jones & More 1780 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391921884033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, May 30, 1780 * Revolutionary War * Great masthead On the front page under "London" is part of a letter from Amsterdam stating: "...that several English gentlemen have been in company with the celebrated Paul Jones, who relate that he is proud & haughty, and can talk nothing of sea affairs; however, he has the good manners not to speak disrespectfully of the English; the only reflection he made worthy of committing to paper was this: 'he never did, nor...would accept...a command...for his private advantage...he would be cut to pieces rather than shuffle with his employers to enrich himself, at the expence of his honor.' ". The front page also has a l... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2017 15:37

$435.00
158734

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed in 1776 HISTORIC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128473360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, August 17, 1776 * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain The front page contains a naval report from Philadelphia, carrying over to page 2, plus a report from General Howe noting: "…the rebels had more than 100 pieces of cannon for the defense of New York…it is no wonder he has not been more successful…" and more. There is reference to Bunker Hill in another brief report. Yet another page has a letter from Staten Island which has much detail, including: "Mr. Washington's headquarters were lately removed to the City Hall…" plus other tidbits as well. But certainly the overriding significanc... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2017 10:31

$12,500.00
158702

MOST RUNS IN 1 GAME Major League Baseball Record Phillies v. Cubs 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918903635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 26, 1922 * Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies * Most runs in a single game record The sport's section (page 7) has one column headings: "CUBS AND PHILLIES SMASH TWO RECORDS" "Chicago Team Wins Weird Game in Which 51 Hits Are Made, 26-23" with box scores. (see) First report coverage on the game between the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies. The Cubs defeated the Phillies 26-23 as the Phils leave the bases loaded in the ninth. The total amount of runs, 49, is the major league mark for most tallies scored in one game. This is still a MLB record till this day. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning, a l... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2017 12:55

$42.00
158664

PAN AM FLIGHT 214 Elkton MD Plane CRASH & Frank Sinatra Kidnapped 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372124481988

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, December 9, 1963 * Pan Am Flight 214 - Elkton MD * Boeing 707-121 airplane disaster * Frank Sinatra Jr. kidnapping The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Plane Crash Claims Eighty-One Lives" (see) Also on the front page is a two column heading: "Frank Sinatra Junior Abducted by Escapees" (see) Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise very nice. wikipedia notes: Pan Am Flight 214, a Boeing 707-121 registered as N709PA, was a domestic scheduled passenger flight from Baltimore to Philadelphia, which crashed on December 8, 1963 near Elkton, Maryland, after being hit by a lightning strike while in a hol... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:36

$40.00
158518

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Archibald Montgomery Expedition Cherokees 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372121349032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 30, 1760 * French and Indian War * The Cherokee War * Archibald Montgomerie Page 3 has over half a column headed: "America" with news reports from Charleston & Philadelphia concerning the French & Indian War. A few bits include: "...an express...from Major Thompson of the Rangers...no disturbance from the Indians of whom he saw several parties who scampered off...That they have met with many difficulties since Col. Montgomery's retreat which rendered it impossible for them to oppose the whole body of Cherokees..." and much more. Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:00

$38.00
158453

18th Century American 1788 PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania Newspaper w/ Many Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913834051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 13, 1788 * 18th century America * Early U.S. government Page 2 begins with an interesting travelogue headed: "Sketch of a Journey from Minnisink on the Delaware, to Wyoming, upon the eastern branch of the Susquehannah, etc." which takes 1 1/2 columns & is very descriptive of the journey. Also on pg. 2: Thoughts on Reading a Newspaper". Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, staining at margins, a few small archival mends.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:45

$40.00
158451

Pre United States CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION 1787 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117313723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 14, 1787 * United States Constitution Convention close All of pg. 2 & part of pg. 3 are taken up with: "Proceedings of the General Assembly" of Penna. providing nice inside on the workings of the state government even before the federal govt. was formally established. All of pages 1 & 4 are taken up with ads and notices. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:43

$43.00
158408

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE Wabash River - Tecumseh & Indians 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913261959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Jan. 9, (1812) * Battle of Tippecanoe The front page features several reports concerning the historic Battle of Tippecanoe, the reports headed: "From The Wabash". It includes a letter datelines "Vincennes, Dec. 11, 1811" which gives some detail on the battle. It begins: "A relation of the affair of the morning of the 7th ult.near the Prophet's town, may not be expected from us at this moment..." but it does offer some information. This is followed by another 4 reports datelines from Vincennes concerning the battle & then another related document as well.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:47

$37.00
158382

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR Beginning William T. Sampson U.S. NAVY Cuba 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913243943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, April 25, 1898 * Spanish-American War beginning * Spain's 1st shot - Morro Castle The ftpg. has some nice heads on the Spanish-American War: "MORRO CASTLE OPENS FIRE ON ADMIRAL SAMPSON'S FLEET" "But Not a Shot Hits Its Mark, and No Gun Is Fired in Return" "Many Prizes Taken By Warships" "Lively Chase After a Strange Cruiser" and more. Also two related illustrations: "The Oregon and The Marietta--the Emperario." Eight pages, a few binding slits at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:10

$35.00
159133

PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS vs. Chicago Cubs World Series CHAMPIONS 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372138374574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1929. * Philadelphia Athletics - baseball * Chicago Cubs * World Series The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ATHLETICS WIN TITLE: 3-RUN RALLY IN NINTH BEATS THE CUBS, 3-2" with subheads. (see) Much more on pages 24 & 25 including banner headlines, photos and box scores. First report coverage on the Philadelphia Athletics winning the World Series title. Other news,sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 64 pages, a little spine wear with a few staples present, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends November 23, 2017 11:16

$49.99
159120

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Irish College Football Coach SIDELINED 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372138193875

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1929 * Knute Rockne sidelined with leg problems * Notre Dame Fighting Irish football coach * World Series of baseball The sport's section page 39 has a two column heading: "Rockne Ill at Home as Notre Dame Team Leaves for Navy; Has Nebraska as Guest". Was this the beginning of his leg problem which lead to him coaching his final year in a wheel chair ? Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the current World Series games between the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Athletics. Complete in 64 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:25

$37.00
158317

18th Century PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania w/ United States Congress 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114652009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 7, 1790 * Early United States Congress Page 3 has a lengthy letter concerning the character of America & the new federal government (see). There are also reports from the "House of Representatives of the United States". Four pages, a few small archival mends at inside margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:07

$40.00
158306

Rare Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania Newspaper w/ JUDAICA Jewish Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114641102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 1, 1783 * Rare 18th century American title * Great masthead engraving for display It is possible two advertisements have more significance than the content in this issue. The back page has a rather large ad for "Haym Salomons", the noted Jewish financier. Salomon was a Jewish emigrant from Poland, imprisoned in 1778 by the British for aiding the Revolutionaries and was condemned to death, but he escaped to Philadelphia. There he started a successful brokerage business. He aided Robert Morris in obtaining loans from France and pledged his own fortune to the new government to maintain its credit. Salomon was never recompensed a... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 06:51

$170.00
159088

JOSPEH STALIN DEATH Soviet Union Premier MOSCOW KREMLIN Russia 1953 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391927247683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 6, 1953 * Joseph Stalin death * Premier of the Soviet Union * 1950's era original The front page features a nice banner headline: "STALIN IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs of the 1srt section only (4 pages total), archival mend on page 2, minor wear, nice for display as such.

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Ends November 22, 2017 11:14

$27.00
158186

1898 SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR Ends Surrender Cuba & Puerto Rico SPAIN Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909284950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, Aug. 13, 1898 * Spanish-America War ends * Independence of Cuba The front page announces: "THE PRESIDENT DECLARES THE WAR AT AN END" with related subheads including: "Peace Protocol Between the united States and Spain Is Now Signed" "A Proclamation Has Been Issued' and more (see). This essentially marked the end of the Spanish-American War, although negotiations did not create the formal treaty until December. Eight pages, some margin tears, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:27

$87.00
158115

JIMMIE FOXX & Chuck Klein MLB Philadelphia Baseball MVP'S Winners 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908710763

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 19, 1932 * Jimmie Foxx & Chuck Klein * Philadelphia Athletics and Phillies * MLB baseball most valuable players The sport's section (page 23) has a banner headline: "Two Philadelphia Players Judged Most Valuable in Major Leagues During 1932" with subheads that include: "KLEIN AND FOXX WIN PLAYER AWARDS" "Gehrig Again Runner-Up" and more with photos of Klein and Foxx. (see) First report coverage on Jimmie Foxx and Chuck Klein winning the MVP award for the 1932 baseball season. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag editi... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:22

$45.00
158090

SAMUEL FRAUNCES'S Tavern Advertisement & John Jay's Treaty 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107625703

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE UNITED STATES, New York, July 28, 1795 * Fraunces's Tavern advertisement * Jay Treaty objection to George Washington In the middle of the front page is an advertisement headed: "Fraunces's Tavern" noting the moving of the business to 59 South Water Street. The ad is signed in type: Samuel Fraunces. See Wikipedia or web-search for much more on this very famous tavern. Page 3 has a lengthy address from people of Philadelphia: "To George Washington, President of the United States", objecting to some provisions of the Jay Treaty (see images for portions). Following this is a brief item noting: "...that Mr. Jay has been burnt in effigy in Charleston, S.C. and in Norfolk..." (see). This... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:58

$47.00
157980

Pre United States Constitution & Post Revolutionary War 1785 Phila. PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372103019914

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 9, 1785 * Government close * Post war era The ftpg. has a full column taken up with 13 illustrated ship ads. Inside has various news reports from Europe and America. The back page has a nice illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufacturer" which shows the classic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period (see hyperlink). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:44

$40.00
157852

SAMUEL ADAMS Massachusetts Governor State Address 1795 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391903407733

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Jan. 26, 1795 * Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor * 18th century American original Page 3 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with an: "Address" to the Mass. legislature by the govern, signed in type: Samuel Adams. Mention is also made of an "illumination" celebration in Boston in honor of George Washington (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:31

$54.00
157851

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100124755

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, March 25, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The front page has two Proclamations headed: "By Order of His Excellency, Sir William Howe, K.B. General & Commander in Chief, etc.", with the full text of both seen in the photos below. The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with ads. Most of pg. 2 is taken up with a large chart headed: "The United States of America, in Account with the Continental Congress" with an introducto... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:29

$610.00
157831

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391903143836

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Jan. 31, 1778 T * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America his was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The front page is filled with ads including one for the sale of "Common Sense" with with descriptive text. Page 2 has the text of the King's speech to Parliament in which he expresses his decision to keep the number of forces in America at their current levels. Text includes: "...I can have...s... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:01

$315.00
157763

Rare PHILADELPHIA PA Patriotic Order Sons of America 1870 Camp Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900501971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CAMP NEWS, Philadelphia, Feb. 1, 1870 This was the: "National Organ of the Patriotic Order Sons of America". This fraternity still exists (see Wikipedia for additional info.), and their information notes the beginnings of the P.O.S. of A. is found in the early days of the American Republic. Patriots banded together to uphold the principles of Americanism and duty to the flag, including the preservation of the public school system, The Constitution of the United Sates and the American way of life. An historic service rendered by the Patriotic Order Sons of America includes the saving of Washington’s Headquarters at Valley Forge and the surrounding grounds. Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 14 inches, m... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:13

$38.00
157757

SEQUIN LIGHTHOUSE Kennebec River Maine Government Proposal 1795 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372095734745

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 28, 1795 * Seguin Island Maine Lighthouse proposed This city was the capital of the United States at the time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. The back page has over a full column taken up with a document headed: "Treasury Department - Proposals Will be Received...for Building a Light House on Seguin Island near the mouth of Kennebeck River on the coast of the District of Maine, of the following Materials, dimensions and description." What follows are the specific details. Google Wikipedia for much more on this historic light house. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:51

$59.00
157728

Very Rare 1ST ILLUSTRATED COMIC United States Periodical 1834 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899890491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GALAXY OF COMICALITIES, Philadelphia, Jan. 11, 1834 A very rare newspaper, said to be the first illustrated comic periodical in the United States. This issue contains 4 woodcuts among its eight pages. This title only lasted for 40 issues, hence its rarity. This is the volume 1, no. 15 issue. Measures 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Good condition. A rare book dealer has an issue offered for $750.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:08

$225.00
157727

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Very Close 1787 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094766323

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER OR THE CHRONICLE OF FREEDOM, Philadelphia, July 25, 1787 * Year of United States Constitution Page 2 has various reports from Europe and pg. 3 has a review of Shakespeare's "The Tempest". Among pg. 3 ads is one for a book: "Three Essays On the Nature & Principles of Public Credit" printed by James Rivington. Four pages, 9 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:06

$41.00
157726

PORT JACKSON Sydney Description Botany Bay FIRST FLEET Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094765579

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLASGOW ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 18, 1789 * Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia * Botany Bay - First Fleet An early newspaper reporting on the first European settlements in Australia, a result of the historic "First Fleet" of convicts & others which arrived there in January, 1788. Page 2 has: "Governor Phillips describes Port Jackson, which is only about nine miles to the Northward of Botany Bay in South Wales, on the coast of New Holland, as one of the finest harbours in the world, in which 1000 sail of the line might ride in perfect security. Sydney-cove, named so in honour of Lord Sydney, the Governor chose in preference, which is about half a mile in length & a quarte... See More  

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:05

$98.00
157622

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK Third Voyage Hawaii DEATH and Benjamin Franklin 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896822766

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1780 * Captain James Cook death * Third voyage - HMS Resolution * Benjamin Franklin This magazine was formatted very much like the much more common Gentleman's Magazine but the title page has a great & very detailed engraving of the skyline of London. The most notable content would be a report near the back concerning Captain James Cooks third voyage, and with good detail on the death of Cook. One portion includes: "...The islanders became every day more bold...their inclination for theft which went so far as to steal one of his boats. Captain Cook...advanced towards a large body...and accosted their chief...Indians begun then to be enraged...th... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:40

$96.00
157620

WASHINGTON D.C. Land Sale Early American Government 1791 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372089741735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 14, 1791 * Washington D.C. land sale * Early U.S. government The front page has a nice notice datelined "Georgetown, June 30, 1791", concerning the sale of a "Number of Lots in the Federal City." Mentions that the President of the United States approved the: "...Sites for the Public Buildings pursuant to the Act passed by Congress ...for establishing the temporary and permanent Seat of Government...". Includes details about the sale of the lots described as being "...in the best Situations in the Federal City." Might be the earliest notice for building lots in the future capital, especially since it appeared in a newspaper from what was ... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:38

$64.00
157505

WASHINGTON D.C. Created Seat of Government - District of Columbia 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391894679351

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 27, 1791 * Creating Washington D.C. - seat of government * President George Washington & Thomas Jefferson The entire first column on page 2 is taken up with a very historic document: "A Proclamation" in which Maryland & Virginia both offered to cede to the United States land upon which the capital would be created. The text includes in part: "...the State of Maryland...cede(d) to Congress a district of ten miles square in this State for the seat of the Government of the United States..." and also: "...General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia...An Act for the cession of ten miles square within this State to the United States in ... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:35

$545.00
157427

CHICAGO CARDINALS (Arizona) Wins NFL Football Championship EAGLES 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081811224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 29, 1947 * Chicago Cardinals (Arizona) vs. Philadelphia Eagles * NFL football championship title game The sport's section (page14) has a banner headline: "4 Long Scoring Runs Gives Cards NFL Title, 28-21" with subheads, stats and related photo. (see) First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Chicago Cardinals and the Philadelphia Eagles. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The 1947 National Football League Championship game was the 15th annual championship game and was held December 28, 1947 at Comiskey P... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:09

$47.00
157412

Capt. JOHN OWEN DONALDSON World War I Flying Ace KILLED Stunting 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081606494

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1930 * Captain John Owen Donaldson * World War I flying ace * Airplane stunting death Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Capt. J. O. Donaldson, War Ace and President Of Newark Air Service, Killed in Stunt Flying" (see) First report coverage on the death of World War I flying ace, John Owen Donaldson. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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 & sturd... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 11:45

$45.00
157392

GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE Takes Amnesty Oath End of Slavery Slaves 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891211907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 17, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee * Takes amnesty oath * End of slavery support The first column has heads: "FIREMEN'S JUBILEE" "Grand Parade of Firemen in Philadelphia" with more on the celebration for the firemen. Also near the top: "Gen. Lee Takes the Amnesty Oath" which includes the complete printing of the document in which he pledges to support the Constitution of the United States & support all laws regarding the emancipation of slaves, signed in type: R. E. Lee (see). Inside pages have some Reconstruction-related items. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2017 15:49

$32.00
157344

18th Century PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania w/ United States Congress 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079825212

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 5, 1790 * Early United States Congress Much of pages 2 and 3 are taken up with lengthy & very detailed reports of discussions in the 'House of Representatives of the United States". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, pgs. 2 & 3 have archival mends across the central fold & at margins with a few small holes.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:36

$37.00
157243

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372075843238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Feb. 10, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) The front page has a "Six Pounds Reward" for four men who deserted the military, with details, plus a lengthy "Ten Pounds Reward" ad for 2 runaway indentured servants. Page 2 has a report from Williamsburg noting that: "...near a hundred of the enemy landed at Norfolk, from the men of war, under a heavy firing of canon...They had set 3 houses on fire but were soon forced to retire....Three of our men were killed by cannon shot...". This is followed by a report from Cambridge of a military encounter. Page 3 has an item from New York noting: "T... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:23

$615.00
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