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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
176557

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372832270246

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 November 14, 2019 10:05

$37.99
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
175715

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797114441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 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 two column heading above a related map: "Los Angeles Anti-Aircraft Guns Open Fire; Target a Military Secret" with subhead. (see) 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. Complete with all 30+ pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small bi... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:26

$48.00
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
172905

SABINE PASS Galveston TX Texas Gulf Coast Magruder Civil War MAP 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296624948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1863 * Texas Gulf map * Sabine Pass & Galveston The top of the ftpg. features a nice, detailed Civil War map headed: "The Recapture Of Sabine Pass. Scene of the Rebel General Magruder's Second Naval Operation." Among the ftpg. column heads on the war: "Important From Texas" "The Operations of the Rebel Gen. Magruder's Fleet in the Gulf" "Reported Recapture of Sabine Pass by the Rebels" "The Navy" and much more.

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Ends June 13, 2019 08:20

$55.00
172761

HONDA POINT DISASTER Destroyers U.S. Navy Warships WRECKED 1923 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392292717762

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 10, 1923 * Honda Point Disaster * United States Navy warships * Destroyers The top of the front page has a three column headline: "7 U.S. DESTROYERS WRECKED IN PACIFIC; 23 SAILORS ARE LOST AND 700 RESCUED; SHIPS COSTING $3,500,000 A TOTAL LOSS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text here. First report coverage on the 7 United States Navy warships running aground on the California Coast. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 06, 2019 14:46

$42.00
171885

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Irish Gangster & Bootlegger Arrested in Germany 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372638307386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 2, 1930 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond arrested in Germany * 1st East to West Atlantic Ocean flight (more difficult) * Dieudonne Costes & Marice Bellonte * Europe to United States in airplane (1st time) The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Germans Seize 'Legs' Diamond After Expulsion From Belgium" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also a three column headline: "COSTE IS NEARING THE AMERICAN COAST, GOING 100 MILES AN HOUR, AIDED BY WIND; SWERVES SOUTH, DUE HERE THIS EVENING" with many subheads and related photo. (see) More on page 3. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2019 15:02

$40.00
171739

GRAF ZEPPELIN 1st Around the World Aviation Feat RIGID AIRSHIP 1929 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633293285

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 26, 1929 * Graf Zeppelin around World flight * Historic aviation feat (airship) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "GRAF ZEPPELIN REACHES PACIFIC COAST; PASSES SAN FRANCISCO, NEARING GOAL; THOUSANDS WAIT AT LOS ANGELES FIELD" with subheads and related map. Lengthy text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also much reporting on the 1929 Hebron Massacre in Mandatory Palestine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in nice condition.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:16

$50.00
171731

Post JOHN DILLINGER Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL Hunted 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633290763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 12, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post famous wooden gun escape * To free Harry Pierpont in jail ? The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "Bolster Pierpont's Guard; Fear New Dillinger Jail Raid" Related photo is on the back page. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condi... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:10

$44.00
171704

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Slavers Ships & Pennsylvania Child Free State 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372632426419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 10, 1816 * African slave trade & more The back page has a few interesting items including: "By a decision in Pennsylvania, the child of a slave born in that state is free." Also: "The commissioners of the navy are advertising for life oak and other timber for a ship of the line and two frigates." Also: "The infamous trade to Africa for slaves, is pursued with uncommon vigor from Havana...The British vessels stationed on the coast of Africa have frequent battles with the slave traders & have captured several under Spanish colors." There is also a letter from General Andrew Jackson concerning the friendly intentions of the majority of the Cherokee Indians, signed in type: A. Jack... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:14

$34.00
171698

SIEGE OF SAVANNAH Georgia Benjamin Lincoln - Captain James Cook 1780 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263035738

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1780 * Siege of Savannah - Georgia * Benjamin Lincoln letter * Captain James Cook - South Seas Near the back is a section headed: "Advices Received from America" which includes: "Gen. Lincoln's Letter to Congress on the defeat of the combined Army before Georgia" with a dateline of Charleston, Oct. 22, 1779. This letter concerns the battle for Savannah & takes nearly a full page, signed in type: B. Lincoln, and includes mention of the death of Count Pulaski. Also of great interest is a nice article headed: "Some Account of New Zealand. Capt. Cook in Great Danger". Included with this article is the referenced full page plate captioned: "View of an Arched Rock on the Coast o... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:11

$165.00
171554

HUEY LONG Paul N. Cyr Succession Dispute & Al 'Scarface' Capone 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259244426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1931 * Huey 'The Kingfish" Long & Paul N. Cyr * Louisiana governor succession dispute * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial The front page has a one column heading: "HUEY LONG DEFEATS COUP D-ETAT BY CYR" with subheads. (see) Page 4 has a one column heading: "PROSECUTION RESTS IN CAPONE TRIAL" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial with transcripts. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 subscript... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:26

$39.00
171149

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614849616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, San Diego CA, November 1, 1873. * Wild West Original * Interesting Advertisements * 1873 San Diego, California This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Some of the articles in this issue include: "Interesting Discovery In San Francisco" "Pennsylvania Central Railroad" "Texas and Pacific" and much more. Very early for Southern California. Some browning around the margins with minor margin wear.

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:13

$33.00
170913

5 CIVIL WAR MAPS in one 1861 Newspaper Port Royal Battle & Big Sandy Expedition


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372606831445

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 14, 1861 * Big Sandy Expedition - Kentucky * Battle of Port Royal - South Carolina * Five Civil War related maps in a single issue Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the presence of five Civil War maps. Over half of the front page is dominated by one headed: "IMPORTANT OPERATIONS IN KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE." while page 3 has an even larger map headed: "OUR BRILLIANT NAVAL VICTORY--Sketch of Beaufort, Port Royal & Forts Beauregard & Walker...". Page 10 has 2 maps: "The Scene Of Action" at Hilton Head, and: "Fort Walker--Diagram of the Fort at Hilton head with Position of Guns". And the back page has a rather large map headed: "THE GREAT NAVAL EXPEDITION" showing the coast from Savannah to ... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2019 15:40

$88.00
170479

BATTLE OF JENKINS' EAR James Oglethorpe vs. Spain Georgia Florida 1740 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392231030497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1740 * Battle of Jenkins' Ear * James Oglethorpe * Georgia & Florida Near the back is a section headed: "Historical Chronicle" with news from England & other parts of Europe, plus a report datelined "Hampton Road, Virginia, July 24, 1740" which takes a full column telling of military affairs at St. Augustine, with mention of General Oglethorpe & others. Included is: "...The 27th the General summon'd the Spanish Governor to surrender, who sent him world, he should be glad to shake hands with him in his castle. This haughty answer was occasion'd from a dear bought victory..." with much more. This is considered part of the "War of Jenkin's Ear". Among the articles noted in... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:32

$60.00
170217

Ocean Liner Steamship SS VESTRIS SINKS Rescues Virginia Coast 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372578035127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 14, 1928 * Ocean Liner S.S. Vestris sinks The front page has a great banner headline: "122 ON VESTRIS LOST AT SEA" with subheads. Nice for display. More on the following pages with a few related photos and passenger list. A few more photos are on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 48 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 23, 2019 14:57

$47.00
170072

CONFEDERATE Battle of Coosawhatchie SC GENERAL SHERMAN Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571007172

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 17, 1864 * Battle of Coosawhatchie SC South Carolina * William T. Sherman's march to the sea in progress * In a Confederate title from the rebel capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, and from late in the war when hope was beginning to fade for the Confederacy. The front page begins with a lengthy editorial which comments on several aspects of the war (see for portions). Also reporting from the "Confederate States Congress" and "The Virginia Legislature" plus: "Latest News From the North--Latest From Sherman" & other items. The back page has: "From Sherman's Army--Operations Along the South Carolina Coast--Battle of Coosawatchie--Latest From Sherman" "... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:29

$88.00
170038

SAN FRANCISCO CA West Coast Waterfront Longshoreman's STRIKE 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217805405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, July 15, 1934 * San Francisco West Coast waterfront strike beginning The front page has a great banner headline: "ALL FRISCO UNIONS ON STRIKE" with subheads. Nice for display. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:43

$40.00
169943

The Great STOCK MARKET Wall Street CRASH OF 1929 in a New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392215990004

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1929 * Stock market crash of 1929 * During the heart of the crash * Best title to be had ? The stock market crash of 1929 did much to define America for the next decade, resulting in the Great Depression and all the trauma relating to it. It seemed common for many newspapers to put a positive spin on the on-going tragedy, so front page reports often conflicted with the reality of the time. Given that the stock exchange is in New York City, the "Times" remains one of the most desired of all newspapers on the crash. The top of the first column has heads including: "STOCKS HOLD FIRM IN NORMAL TRADING; POOL STILL ON GUARD" "Many Issues Advance, but Some Decline in Belated Selling to Strai... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 07:17

$290.00
169696

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage Aleutian Hawaiian Islands PRINT 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556577544

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, March, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook - Third Voyage * Aleutian & Hawaiian Islands This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from after October, 1778 when he was exploring the far northwest coast of North America in search of a Northwest passage to the Atlantic, extending into what are now called the Aleutian Islands & to the Bering Strait then the Arctic Ocean before having to turn back due to ice. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Description of the Russia Settlement Oon... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:29

$148.00
169693

KENT STATE SHOOTINGS Ohio Massacre National Guard STUDENTS Protest1970 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556574457

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, May 5, 1970 * Kent State shootings - massacre * Invasion of Cambodia protest The front page has a six column headline: "Kent State Campus Under Heavy Guard After Deaths". First report coverage on the Kent State shootings by the Ohio National Guard upon protesting students. Complete in 10 pages, a few small bindings holes along spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:26

$53.00
169645

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372555534669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, July 11, 1862 * From the origin of the Civil War This was one of just a few newspapers from the Confederacy which actually printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see images). The front page has a few war-related items such as: "From Grenada, Miss. - Reported Capture of Gen. Curtis & 6000 Federal Prisoners" "From Jackson, Miss. - Latest From Vicksburg--Bombardment Continued--Federals Still Digging at their Canal" "Latest from New Orleans - Mutiny In a Federal Regiment - The Guerrillas Hovering About the City - Butler Imprisons A Lady" "News From the Coast" & a few other items. Page 2 has a lengthy letter which provides some fascinating reading: "Narrative of... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:34

$95.00
169092

Great JFK President John F. Kennedy ASSASSINATION Headline 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372531242201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIAMI NEWS, Florida, Nov. 22, 1963 * Terrific issue for display * JFK John F. Kennedy assassination I believe this to be an "extra" edition put out very quickly to announce: "KENNEDY SLAIN" "Johnson Our President" in huge letters on the front page, as the pagination implies this is a complete issue with pages 1-4, although the "regular" edition would certainly have been much lengthier. Page 3 is filled with photos of John F. Kennedy's life. A very dramatic same-day report, uncommon with East Coast newspapers (most are dated Nov. 23). Complete in 4 pages, light pinkish in color, minor margin wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:34

$67.00
168963

Large 1873 NEWPORT RI Rhode Island Aquidneck Island Harper's Wkly FOLDOUT PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187826254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY (Newport, RI Supplement), New York, August 30, 1873 * Huge print of Newport, Rhode Island * Much on the history of Newport Offered is a huge foldout (actually the Supplement of the Harper's Weekly for this date) with a terrific view of "Newport, Rhode Island," showing how the skyline looked in 1873, and which includes many sail boats & ships in the harbor (see photos). Newport was one of the most popular summer tourist locations on the East Coast during the latter half of the 19th century. Several buildings & other landmarks are noted above & below the print, and there is descriptive text on the town as well. Among the landmarks noted are "Jewish Synagogue", "Opera House" "City Hall" "... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:27

$98.00
168943

Best AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE To Plead Guilty for TAX EVASION 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372525286551

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 16, 1931 * Al "Scarface" Capone - gangster - mob boss * The beginning of the end of his criminal career * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a five column heading: "Capone in Court Today; Plea in Doubt" with subhead: "Police Squads Will Guard Gang Leader" Related photo is on the back page. Capone would plead guilty for tax evasion on this day. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with al... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2019 14:51

$77.00
168651

Rare SAN FRANCISCO California Pacific Coast OLD WEST w/ Masthead 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515633715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO NEWS-LETTER & CALIFORNIA ADVERTISER, March 20, 1873 * Rare Old west title The subtitle in the masthead notes: "Devoted To The Leading Interests of California and the Pacific Coast". The content is varied and includes a wide range of ads as well. An uncommon title with a displayable masthead featuring the seal of California, the seal of the city of San Francisco, and the seal of the county of Sacramento. Page 13 has: "Boiled Down Juice of the California Press" with various news tidbits from throughout the state (see). Complete in 16 pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to the front page. The upper right corner has a "California Section State Library" stamp. We believe this to be ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:00

$39.00
168237

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Louisville KY Kentucky Civil War Beginning 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392169634298

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, May 3, 1861 * Rare pro-Confederate title Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is the Confederate-leaning newspaper. The ftpg. has: "The Difference" "Correspondence between the Governors of Indiana and Kentucky" "Terrible Affray at Albany--Governor Morgan Attempting to Quell the Disturbance" "Lincoln Confession" "Letter from Pensacola--The Force Under Gen. Bragg--The Lincolnites Busy..." "The Two Armies" and m... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2018 15:38

$79.00
168111

UPTON SINCLAIR Democratic Nomination for Governor of California 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372492965268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 29, 1934 * Upton Sinclair wins Democratic nomination * California gubernatorial election nominee The front page has a nice banner headline: "RADICAL LEADS COAST VOTE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Coverage on Upton Sinclair winning the Democratic nomination for governor of California. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 05, 2018 15:35

$48.00
167795

Early & Rare AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Gangster War Chicago Gangland 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372479256098

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 17, 1927 * Early Al 'Scarface' Capone report * Chicago gangland war gun arrest Page 4 has one column headings: "Capone In Chicago Arrested And Bailed" "Gang Chief Seized for Having Revolver After a Visit to the Pacific Coast". (see) Reports mentioning Capone this early are very rare, more than a year prior to the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning, a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:44

$45.00
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