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178493

LZ 127 GRAF ZEPPELIN Rigid Airship 1st Intercontinental FLIGHT 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652942019

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 14, 1928 * D-LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin German airship * 1st Interscontinental flight * Atlantic Ocean to Lakehurst, New Jersey The front page has a nice banner headline: "ZEPPELIN NEAR COAST OF U.S." with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage on the 1st Intercontinental flight of the Graf Zeppelin. Complete 1st section only with 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:36

$47.00
178401

Very Early CALIFORNIA MENTION w/ 18th Century Gold Discoveries 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649305408

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MIDDLESEX JOURNAL: OR, CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, November 26, 1771 * Very early use of the word "California" A page 3 report from "Madrid" says: "The riches discovered at Senora, in new Andalusia, on the Coast of California, in South America, are immense. One gold mine has been discovered within 14 leagues of the Presidency del Altar where from 14 pits at a depth of only two feet, with very little labor, vast quantities of grains of gold have been found. Two other mines, equally rich, are discover in its neighbourhood." Four pages, in nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:26

$45.00
178359

MS ST. LOUIS Jews Jewish Refugees Voyage of the Damned Cuba Coast 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646714079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 4, 1939.. * German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis * Jewish refugees to land in Cuba ? * The Voyage of the Damned - Jews Page 11 has a one column heading: "Cuba May Alter Laws To Allow Jews To Enter" with subhead & small related map. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: MS St. Louis was a German ocean liner. In 1939, she set off on a voyage in which her captain, Gustav Schröder, tried to find homes for over 900 Jewish refugees from Germany. Due to countries' immigratio... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:36

$44.00
178289

Best JOE DiMAGGIO Major League Game DEBUT New York Yankees 1936 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641628317

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 4, 1936 * Joe DiMaggio's MLB debut * New York Yankees * Major league baseball MLB * From his hometown publication The sports page has a nice headline: "DIMAGGIO GETS 3 HITS IN N.Y. DEBUT" with subhead: "Joe Blasts Triple - 'Nervous At First' "with more. Plus a nice photo of Joe DiMaggio at bat. Much is made of him having been a "Seal", formally a member of the San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast League. Fine coverage as would be expected from his home-town newspaper. Complete in 30 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the blank spine, small address label on the front page, generally very nice.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:28

$89.00
178287

Early & Rare 1776 North AMERICAN Revolutionary War Era Atlantic Coast & more MAP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916560878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: "A Map of the Present Seat of War in North America" A very nice map which records show appeared in the "Westminster Magazine", London, the August, 1776 issue. The map measures 8 by 10 inches and shows from Northern Florida to Newfoundland and west to the Missouri River. A very detailed map from during the midst of the Revolutionary War. Bit close-trimmed at the bottom margin affects just the border. Generally in very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:24

$290.00
178270

BAKERSFIELD Kern County California EARTHQUAKE Disaster1952 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916548523

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, Extra, August 23, 1952 * Bakersfield, California * Earthquake disaster The front page has a banner headline above the masthead: "STIFF QUAKE JOLTS L.A.L Bakersfield Damage Mounts" with subhead and related photo. Nice for display. More inside. Nice to have in this West Coast title, rare as such. Complete 1st section only with 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:16

$47.00
178207

JOE DIMAGGIO New York Yankees Enlists U.S. ARMY Baseball Star 1943 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392638688244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1943 * Joe DiMaggio enlists into United States Army * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 28) has a four column headline: "DiMaggio Now Army Private on Coast" with subheads that include: "YANKS OUTFIELDER WAIVES FURLOUGH" "DiMaggio Passes Army Physical, Then Leaves for Reception Center at Monterey" and more. (see) Also a nice three column photo of DiMaggio taking oath. 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 into the present. Given the subscription cost,... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:14

$47.00
178170

EDDIE RICKENBACKER American WWI Fighter Ace Found at Sea ALIVE 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912803805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, WAR EXTRA, Los Angeles, November 14, 1942 * Eddie Rickenbacker found alive * American World War I airplane fighter ace * Adrift at sea for 24 days The front page has great banner headline: "RICKENBACKER, 5 OTHERS RESCUED" with subhead and small photo of Riockenbacker. Nice for display. First report coverage on the rescue of Captain Eddie Rickenbacker after he was adrift at sea for 24 days. Nice to have in a West Coast publication. Twenty-four pages, light toning and minor wear along the central fold, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:22

$58.00
178074

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE is Read to Army & Patrick Henry Letter1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630510294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 26, 1776 * Declaration of Independence is read * Patrick Henry letter - Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) This issue has all of pages 1 & 2 taken up with American war reports, beginning with: "Advices From America" which includes a report datelined from New York, July 15 concerning a letter to be delivered to Washington, plus a dateline of "Philadelphia : In Congress, July 19" beginning: "Resolved, that general Washington, in refusing to receive a letter said to be sent from Lord Howe addressed to George Washington, acted with a dignity becoming his station & therefore this congress do highly approve the same..." and more, signed in type: John Hancock, President. This is... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:03

$235.00
178059

Early AT&T Telephone in the Great Depression 1939 Wall Street Journal Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906557678

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, Pacific Coast Edition, Dec. 20, 1939 * Early AT&T during the Great Depression * American Telephone and Telegraph Company Here is a issue of this famous financial publication during the Great Depression about 10 years after the great stock market crash. The front page has a headline: "A. T. & T. System's Share Net to Exceed $10" with subheads. (see) Much on other companies throughout. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, some binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 08, 2020 08:51

$38.00
177992

NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMP HORRORS Belsen Joseph Kramer Capture 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626919902

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill): “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1945 * Nazi concentration camp horrors * Belsen commander Joseph Kramer held This issue contains a page 2 report of the horrific details surrounding the Belsen Concentration Camp. A photo includes the S.S. Trooper, Joseph Kramer, head of the camp, in chains and under the guard of British soldiers. Kramer was formerly the head commander at Auschwitz. The top of page 2 has a three column heading: "Nazi Horror Camp Sickens Hardene... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:55

$72.00
178478

Rare & Early SOUTHERN AMERICA Florida Gulf Coast & West Indies MAP 1762 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392652465692

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1762 * Very early Southern America map w/ West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this early magazine is the terrific & very displayable foldout map titled: "An Accurate Map of the West Indies with the Adjacent Coast" as noted in the ornate cartouche. This map shows much of present-day Georgia & Florida to present-day Texas, with all of Central America and all of the Caribbean Ocean, plus northern South America. It includes the many islands of the Caribbean, each labeled, and is in uncommonly terrific condition. The map measures 8 by 11 3/4 inches. (map is held separately in its own acid-free partial folder). You also get the complete 48 page issue which contains a wide ... See More  

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Ends January 31, 2020 07:54

$399.99
178387

BATTLE OF MIDWAY Eyewitness George H. Gay Jr. U.S. NAVY Kaga 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392647916929

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 9, 1942 * Battle Of Midway ends w/ win * Japanese vs. American Navy * Great eyewitness account - George H. Gay Jr. The front page has a nice headline: "STORY OF MIDWAY!; First Eyewitness Tells of Battle" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Nice to have in a West Coast publication. Complete with all 22 pages, some staining to the bottom half of the front page, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends January 28, 2020 08:54

$59.99
178375

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Second Election Victory WIN 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392647858727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd) * Civil War reporting The entire front page is taken up with the results of the national election, with the top of the first column having some nice heads including: "THE ELECTIONS" "New York Eight Thousand Union Majority" "For Lincoln and Johnson--New England, New York, Pa., Maryland, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, the Northwest, and the Pacific Coast, casting 213 Electoral Votes" "Mr. Lincoln's Majority in the Electoral College, 192" and a bit more (see). There is also a list of votes by county, for both Lincoln and McClellan. The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with election results in other districts and other states. There is some... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2020 07:31

$139.99
177901

BATTLE OF LOS ANGELES False Alarm ? Balloon Incident 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372893055804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 25, 1942 * Battle of Los Angeles * World War II - WWII Here is a report on what is known as the "Battle of Los Angeles". The front page has a four column photo headed: "Where Enemy Shell Fell On The United States Mainland" Also a one column heading: "WEST COAST HUNTS DARING SUBMARINE" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 7 with three more related photos. This event was a curious incident of World War II, the result of a rumored attack by the Japanese upon the coast of California. It was ultimately a false alarm attributed to a case of "war nerves" likely triggered by a lost weather balloon and exacerbated by stray flares and shell bursts from adjoining batteries. Compl... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 15:14

$58.00
178352

Great ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR Hawaii World War II Japanese Navy 1941 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392646673985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, EXTRA!, Dec. 8, 1941 * Attack on Pearl Harbor * U.S. to enter World War II * Imperial Japanese Navy * Great headline for display A terrific issue for display as the front page has a very dramatic announcement of the bombing of Pearl Harbor with: WAR!" in large, bold lettering above the masthead and: "BATTLE FOR HAWAII" with subheads. Nice to have in this West Coast publication. Complete 1st section only with pages 1-12, very minor wear along the central fold, great for display.

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Ends January 27, 2020 13:42

$149.99
178350

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Alabama Black Ozie Powell Escape Attempt SHOT 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392646562599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1936 * Scottsboro Boys rape case * Ozie Powell shot - escape attempt The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SCOTTSBORO [BLACK] SHOT TRYING BREAK AS HE STABS GUARD" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 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 into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 11:35

$34.99
177825

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891514360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1873 * Wreck of the RMS Atlantic (1st report) * Ocean Steamer - North American coast Over half of the front page contains the first report of this infamous marine disaster off the coast of Nova Scotia. The wreck of the ocean steamer Atlantic on a rock, about fifty yards from Meagher's Island, in the County of Halifax on the 1st April, 1873, will long be remembered as one of the most disastrous wrecks on the North American coast. Not only was the vessel and nearly all the cargo a total loss, but 545 people died, many with scarcely a moment's warning. See the photos for portions of the report. Twelve pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:17

$61.00
177773

Terrific CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA Civil War Southern MAP 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605050234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 29, 1861 * Confederate States of America Most of the front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "OUR NAVAL & MILITARY OPERATIONS AT A GLANCE--The Coast & Land Line of the Rebellious States--The Union Blockade of the Atlantic & Gulf Coast--The Rebel Batteries on the Mississippi--The Forts on the Southern Line." Plus there are some ftpg. Civil War headlines. More war reporting on the inside pages as well. A terrific issue for display given the huge map. Twelve pages, very minor loss at a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:27

$97.00
177692

Rare PORT ROYAL SC South Carolina UNION Occupation 1864 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596712444

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PALMETTO HERALD, Port Royal, South Carolina, March 24, 1864 * Very rare Yankee occupation title This Southern coastal town was captured by Yankee naval forces late in 1861 and remained a base for other operations along the Atlantic coast. An uncommon Yankee title from this otherwise Confederate stronghold. This is just the volume 1, number 4 issue with content including: "On Guard" "Medals of Honor" "Union Refugees From Charleston" "Gen. Gillmore & the Capture of Fort Pulaski" "More Rebel Demonstrations in This Vicinity" "Night Attack on Seabrook" and much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, 10 by 14 inches, small piece from the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:18

$250.00
177464

BATTLE OF CHEAT MOUNTAIN & Siege of Lexington Missouri 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874799383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 22, 1861 * Battle of Cheat Mountain WV * First Battle of Lexington * Missouri State Guard victory Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Another Defeat of the Rebels at Cheat Mountain" "Important From Missouri" "Progress Of The Siege Of Lexington" "Important From Kentucky" and more. Eight pages, a little wear along the right margin, light damp staining at top portion (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:10

$25.00
177340

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870052039

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

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:16

$29.00
177158

ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR World War II Imperial Japanese Navy 1941 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392567179895

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES HERALD EXPRESS, California, Dec. 8, 1941 * Attack on Pearl Harbor * U.S. to enter World War II * Imperial Japanese Navy Boldly printed at the top in a black box: "5th WAR EXTRA" with 3 banner headlines: "CONGRESS VOTES WAR" "Bombs Rain on Manila; Fires Rage" and "1500 KILLED IN HAWAII" with subheads. Nice to have in a West Coast publication. Twenty pages, wear along the central fold with archival mending on the back side with minimal text loss, a little margin wear, great for as such.

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Ends January 02, 2020 15:32

$68.00
177157

Great BATTLE OF LOS ANGELES "False Alarm ?" Incident 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862164078

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, Feb. 25, 1942 * Battle of Los Angeles * World War II - WWII * INCOMPLETE ISSUE Simply a nice issue for display on what is known as the "Battle of Los Angeles". The front page has as quite large & dramatic headline: "BATTLE ENEMY AIR RAIDERS OVER L. A." with a smaller banner heading noting: "Shrapnel Falls in Long Beach Streets" with subheads. This event was a curious incident of World War II, the result of a rumored attack by the Japanese upon the coast of California. It was ultimately a false alarm attributed to a case of "war nerves" likely triggered by a lost weather balloon and exacerbated by stray flares and shell bursts from adjoining batteries. Incomplete issue containing the f... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 15:31

$187.00
176760

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 8, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion An inside page has most of the first column taken up with content concerning: "American News" including reports on Shays' Rebellion: "...The insurgents, we are informed, in several towns in the counties of Berkshire, Hampshire & Worcester, are rallying by orders form their principal leader Capt. Shays..." with more, and a letter from Springfield includes: "About 250 of Capt. Shays's party are at West Springfield...Shays's guard at West Springfield...were so very inconsiderate as to stab two men..." and more. Also a report from New York (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$42.00
176724

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Sloop of War Slaver Slaves Captured 1839 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534919341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 15, 1839 * African slave trade capture The bkpg. has a report: "Slaves Captured" which notes in part: "...British sloop of war Buzzard...captured by her on the coast of Africa on suspicion of having been concerned in the slave trade, have arrived at New York...vessels...are both American built & the officers were all American..." with more (see). Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 112 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:01

$32.00
176688

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839888734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO NEWS, California, May 31, 1877 * Wild West Original * Interesting Advertisements This is a volume one issue from this now-famous Southern California city. Various news reports of the day and a great wealth of advertisements. Four pages, a piece from the blank effects only ads on inside pages, some archival mends.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:26

$47.00
176618

USS CONSTITUTION Bainbridge Captures HMS Java Naval Battle War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372837146462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, May 11, 1813 * USS Constitution - William Bainbridge * HMS Java - Henry Lambert One-third of the front page is taken up with: "Capture of the Java" by the frigate Constitution. Also on the ftpg: "Late & Important Intelligence from England" and "Blockade of the American Coast". Inside includes; "Capture of Little York--and Death of General Pike", which is present-day Toronto. "Glorious Victory" is a nice editorial concerning the capture of York. Elsewhere: "The Attack on Havre-de-Grace" "British Depredations" "North-Western Army" "Latest from Fort Meigs" "The Squadron" "Summary" and more. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating,... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:22

$57.00
176094

DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Transatlantic Ocean Airplane Flight 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372812141578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 18, 1938 * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? This is one of the best "Wrong Way Corrigan" issues we have offered, featuring a banner headline: "FLIES TO DUBLIN 'BY MISTAKE' " and subhead: "Corrigan Crosses Sea In 28 Hours In A $900 Crate". There are also two photo headed: "I Sure Was Surprised When I Found Myself Off the Coast of Ireland". Pages 2 & 3 have a banner headline stretching across both pages: "Corrrigan Phones For Flying Weather to California and Then -- Gasses His Plane; Cranks Her; and Turns Up Next in Ireland". There are an additional 8 photos relating to this with additional articles. Daniel Corrigan became known as "Wron... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:29

$177.00
176005

SELMA to MONTGOMERY Alabama Martin Lurther King Blacks MARCH 1965 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485628236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass March 21, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery, Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * Civil Rights march beginning (day of) The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Troops Set to Guard Rights March Today" with subheads. Related photo on page 22. This would be the 3rd try which would end in success. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:31

$52.00
175839

HOWARD HUGHES Transcontinental Airplane Speed Flight Record 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799664852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 15, 1936 * Aviator Howard Hughes * Transcontinental airplane speed flight record * Goodwin, Arkansas airplane crash disaster The top of page 21 has a two column heading: "10-Hour Travel From Coast Seen By Hughes After Record Flight" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:11

$58.00
175734

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468496249

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 1, 1795 * Uncommon title The ftpg. has two items on the Yellow Fever which was ravaging the East Coast at the time. Inside has: "Peace Between France & Spain" and another item begins: "There has a general and (apparently) sincere peace just taken place between the Creeks and the United States..." with some detail. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:40

$44.00
175518

AMELIA EARHART Woman Transcontinental AIRPLANE Flight Record 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372784571042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1932 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart airplane takeoff * Women's transcontinental flight record * Los Angeles to Newark, New Jersey Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Amelia Earhart Leaves Coast on Flight Here; Hopes to Beat Hawks's Time in Non-Stop Trip". (see) First report coverage on Amelia Earhart' attempting to break the transcontinental flight record for time. She would be successful on this day. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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 into the present. Giv... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:51

$39.00
175513

NILE KINNICK Iowa Hawkeyes Star KILLED World War II Airplane 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392447290161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 5, 1943 * Nile Kinnick killed in WWII action * Iowa Hawkeyes Heisman trophy winner * NCAA college football halfback The top of the front page of the sport's section has a five column heading: "Navy Announces All-American Nile Kinnick Killed in Action" with small photo of Kinnick. Complete with all 18 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: On June 2, 1943, Kinnick was on a routine training flight from the aircraft carrier USS Lexington (CV-16), which was off the coast of Venezuela in the Gulf of Paria. Kinnick had been flying for over ... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:49

$92.00
175478

Very Rare SPARTANBURG SC Siege of Vicksburg CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443860151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, July 2, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page begins with some nice reporting on the siege of Vicksburg with reports headed “From Vicksburg” which include some over optimistic thoughts: “…that perfect confidence prevails among our men. They are fully able to hold Vicksburg as long as they have anything to eat…Grant’s ditches are within 100 yards of our fortifications in one place, but nobody is uneasy about this…” with more. This Mississippi stronghold would fall to the Northern forces just 2 days after the publication of this newspaper... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:26

$540.00
175138

MAN WALKS ON THE MOON Neil Armstrong APOLLO 11 Ticker Tape Parade 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418475595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 15, 1969 * Apollo 11 moon mission success - parade * Neil Armstrong - Buzz Aldrin - Michael Collins * JFK's goal reached - 50th anniversary this year The front page has a six column photo showing the 3 astronauts coming down Broadway with heading: "From Coast to Coast: A Joyous Welcome for Astronauts" with subhead and another related photo. Much more on the inside pages. Most issues that were saved reported the actual Moon landing, making this much more uncommon. Complete with all 60 pages, light toning at the central fold, nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:54

$52.00
174980

USS SOMERS (1842) Sinking off Vera Cruz re. Mexican-American War 1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749398041

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Dec. 31, 1846 * USS Somers (1842) sinking * Mexcian-American War Page 2 has a very lengthy report concerning the sinking of the U.S. brig Somers. The Somers was doing blockade duty off the coast of Vera Cruz in the Mexican War when it sunk. The various letters & correspondences take one-third of page 2,plus there is a related article on page 3: "Loss of the Somers--Noble Conduct of her Officers and Seamen..." The Somers was more well known for being the only U.S. Navy ship to undergo a mutiny (1842) which resulted in executions. There are also a few reports on the progress of the Mexican War. Four pages, mild margin wear, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:12

$38.00
174846

Outlaws JESSE JAMES GANG Murder & Tiburcio Vasquez Robberies 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1874 * Jesse James Gang murder * Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific report headed: "The Missouri Outlaws" which notes in part: "...particulars of the killing of another detective by the notorious James Brothers. The victim was found dead, covered with blood...A card crossed with blood was pinned to the coast and inscribed: 'This shall be the fate of all of Pinkerton's detectives who come to hunt the James brothers.' Signed by 'Jesse James', 'Frank James'...". Great to find a front page report with specifics of this strong warning by the James brothers. Just above this article is: "Vasquez And His Gang" being the famed California outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez, ... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:06

$56.00
174769

JOE DiMAGGIO 2nd MLB Baseball Game New York Yankees 1936 San Francisco Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739649697

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 6, 1936 * Joe DiMaggio's 2nd MLB baseball game * San Francisco Seals to New York Yankees The front page of the sport's section (page 25) has a nice banner headline: "DIMAGGIO AGAIN HITS THREE FOR YANKEES" with subheads that include: "North Beach Youth Shows New Yorkers He's 'There'" and box scores. Plus a nice photo of Joe DiMaggio at bat. This was DiMaggio's second game played in the majors. Much is made of him having been a "Seal", formally a member of the San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast League, probably the reason for the nice headline here. Rare as such. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label o... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:09

$62.00
174714

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Head West Miners Mining 1848 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381499762

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 23, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - mine The front page has not one but three articles on the California Gold Rush including: "California Adventurers" beginning: "The 'stream of human life' is now setting as irresistibly towards California...The gold attraction is so strong that few are willing to lose the time necessary to go by water round the cape or by the overland route..." & more. Also: "The Gold Fever" has a letter beginning: "The gold fever, which is spreading like an epidemic through the whole country...The attempt to guard the public property from gold-hunters & squatters...might lead to very serious consequences..." and much more. And then: "Late... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:21

$72.00
174661

Outlaw Gang JESSE JAMES Robert Ford St. Joseph MO ASSASSINATION 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392379582084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 4, 1882 * Jesse James assassination * Robert & Charles Ford * St. Joseph, Missouri The back page has a rather inconspicuous report at the bottom of the first column: "Death of the Notorious Robber Jesse James". The report, which continues at the top of the next column, reads in full: "Jesse James, the notorious robber was shot dead in St. Joseph, Mo., by Charles and Robert Ford, who then gave themselves up and were lodged in jail. The Fords formerly belonged to the James Gang, but have recently been acting as detectives to catch James, hoping to gain the large reward offered for his apprehension, and they arrived at St. Joseph a week ago for the purpose of capturing him. It s... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2019 07:35

$224.00
174632

Very 1ST NFL PRO BOWL Football Game New York Giants vs. All-Stars 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372734909384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, January 16, 1939 * Very 1st Pro Bowl NFL football game * New York Giants vs. All-Stars The front page of this section has a two column heading: "N.Y. Giants Win L. A. Titlt, 13-10" with lineups. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st National Football League All-Star Game (Pro Bowl). Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with 4 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: A post season all-star game between the new league champion and a team of professional all-stars was added to the NFL schedule at the end of the 1938 season. On January 15, 1939, at Wrigley Fi... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 08:12

$42.00
174205

MORMONS Salt Lake City - Pre Civil War BASEBALL & Pony Express 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352582449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1860 * Mormons & Salt Lake City * Early baseball & Pony Express Over an entire column on the front page is taken up with: "Affairs In Utah--Celebration of the National Anniversary at Salt Lake City--The Grain Crops--How the Presidential Nominations are Received". Also on the front page: "Base Ball--Atlantic Club vs. Mutual Club" with much detail and the box score. Difficult to find pre-Civil War baseball game reports. Page 5 has: "Arrival Of The Pony Express--News From the Pacific Coast" with a St. Joseph dateline & the text beginning: "The Pony Express, through in ten days, has just reached here with a general summary of news from California..." which follows. Eight pages, loss to ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:12

$35.00
173884

JAPANESE Submarine ATTACK Fort Stevens Oregon 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392322687440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1942 * Fort Stevens, Oregon attacked * Japanese submarine I-25 The front page announces a rare occurrence in American history with a one column heading: "FOE'S SHELLS FALL ON OREGON COAST" with photo headed: "A Futile Bombardment On The Coast Of Oregon" (see) On the nights of June 21 and 22, 1942, the Japanese submarine I-25 fired 17 shells at Fort Stevens, Oregon, making it the only military installation in the continental United States to receive hostile fire during World War II (the oil fields in Santa Barbara, California that were also shelled by the Japanese, was not considered a military installation). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, nic... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2019 15:24

$58.00
173731

GERMAN U-BOAT ATTACK North Carolina East Coast Allan Jackson 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693995964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Jan. 19, 1942 * Allan Jackson - American steam tanker * German U-Boat attack off North Carolina coat * World War II - WWII The front page has a nice banner headline: "23 DIED IN 3D ATTACK BY SUB OFF EAST COAST" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 21, 2019 14:37

$57.00
173515

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia Civil War First 1st Year 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392313452524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 5, 1861 * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page has 1 1/2 columns on: "The Election For President And Vice President - List of Commissioners" chosen for: "...superintending the election of Electors of President and Vice President of the Confederate States...". The ftpg. also has "What Texas Has Done the Past Year" and "The Atlantic Sea-Coast" the latter beginning: "Since the capture of Fort Hatteras by an immense Federal fleet, the subject of our coast defenses is beginning to excite attention...". Page 2 has a nice & lengthy editorial concerning the war, always interesting reading in this newspaper as there is a strong pro-Confederate stance on all matters mili... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:16

$86.00
173477

ZOOT SUIT RIOTS Los Angeles California Beginning 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372688567768

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1943 * Zoot Suit Riots * Los Angeles CA * World War II Near the bottom of page 15 is a two column heading: "28 Zoot Suiters Seizedon Coast After Clashes With Service Men". Coverage near the beginning of the "Zoot Suit Riots" in Los Angeles, California. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Thirty pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends July 12, 2019 09:44

$40.00
173193

Rare UTAH TERRITORY Pre State 1873 Newspaper Old West OGDEN UT w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302411869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OGDEN JUNCTION, Utah, March 25, 1873 * Rare Old west title * Utah territory The masthead includes prints of two trains coming together, signifying the celebration at nearby Promontory Point of the joining of the East and West Coast by railroad. This issue is from 23 years before Utah statehood. Page 2 has: "Woman Suffrage in Utah" "The Governorship of Utah" "Claggett Appointed Governor, but He Considers"". Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:33

$44.00
173063

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674089603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 2, 1873 * Wreck of the RMS Atlantic * Ocean Steamer * North American coast Over half of the front page contains the first report of this tragic marine disaster off the coast of Nova Scotia. The wreck of the ocean steamer Atlantic on a rock, about fifty yards from Meagher's Island, in the County of Halifax on the 1st April, 1873, will long be remembered as one of the most disastrous wrecks on the North American coast. Not only was the vessel and nearly all the cargo a total loss, but 545 people died, many with scarcely a moment's warning. The top of the first column is headed: "A FEARFUL CALAMITY" "Total Wreck of the White Star Steamship Atlantic" "Over 700 Lives Lost" with various subheads. ... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:27

$54.00
173056

Rare CALIFORNIA EDITION of New York Herald via Steamship Illinois 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299901261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD--Edition For California, Feb. 20, 1855 The noted designation is printed in the dateline. With much emigration to the West with the Gold Rush the Herald created a special edition of their newspaper specifically for distribution in California. Noted on page 4: "Edition For California - Steamship Illinois" the ship which would carry the newspaper to The West Coast. The newspaper is lacking in any advertisements (useless given readership was 3000 miles away), filled with news and much "Maritime Intelligence". ] Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition. A very rare edition of this newspaper as obviously printed in smaller numbers & rarely found on the East Coast.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:24

$185.00
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