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FLOYD COLLINS Mammoth Cave Kentucky Explorer Found DEAD 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935100555

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1925 * William Floyd Collins... Cave explorer * Trapped - found dead (1st report) * Mammoth Cave, Kentucky The top of the front page has a three column headline: "FIND FLOYD COLLINS DEAD IN CAVE TRAP ON 18TH DAY; LIFELESS AT LEAST 24 HOURS; FOOT MUST BE AMPUTATED TO GET BODY OUT" with many subheads including: "Discovery Is A Surprise", "Bayonets Guard Shaft" and more. A related ftpg. photo as well. Much more on page 2 with a nice pictorial. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. The reports about efforts to save him became a nationwide newspaper sensation and among the first major news stories to become a ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:30

$88.00
158984

DULUTH MN Minnesota Circus Workers NEGORES Lynchings Hangings 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132448540

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1920 * Duluth, Minnesota lynchings (1st report) * 3 negro circus workers hanged * Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Duluth Mob Lynches Three Negroes, Frees Three; 5,000 Stormed Jail After Attack on White Girl" See images for text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World fam... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:48

$52.00
158674

Great Mid 18th Century SHIP of War Detailed ILLUSTRATION 1748 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372124492107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748 * Great ship illustration Certainly the feature item in this issue is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War", with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor". The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well as 17 other features which are listed alphabetically from A to R. A terrific plate for display for any naval history collector, measuring (with the margins), about 8 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches. Other items in this issue include: "Description of the Cumberland Coast" which includes a small illustration: "V... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:50

$226.00
158373

ALLEUTAIN ISLANDS EARTHQUAKE Alaska & Hawaii Tsunami 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913238462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1946. * Alleutian Islands Earthquake * Alaska & Hawaii Tsunami The front page has a four column headline: "TIDAL WAVES IN THE PACIFIC KILL 300, BATTER HAWAII, WEST COAST, ALASKA; UNDERSEA QUAKES CAUSE UPHEAVAL" with subheads that include: "Devastation Vast" "5,000 Homeless In Hawaii" and more. (see) Related map on the front page as well. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. 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... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 12:57

$42.00
158369

YANKEE DOODLE Monoplane Airplane Transcontinental Flight Record 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913236079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1928 * Monoplane airplane "Yankee Doodle" * Transcontinental non-stop flight record * Captain Charles B.D. Collyer The top of the front page has a two column headline: "NEW COAST-TO-COAST MARK SET BY THE YANKEE DOODLE IN FLIGHT TO LOS ANGELES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the record breaking transcontinental flight of the "Yankee Doodle". This plane and captain would crash and be killed about a week later. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 24, 2017 12:50

$42.00
158303

Great PORT CHICAGO California Naval Munitions EXPLOSION Disaster 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912398070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES July 19, 1944 * Port Chicago California disaster * First report on the explosion The front page reports the tragic Port Chicago disaster with a nice banner headline: "COAST EXPLOSIONS KILL HUNDREDS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 23, 2017 06:47

$45.00
158218

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENDING EVENTS American Independence 1782 Salem MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909900186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, October 10, 1782 * Revolutionary War ending events Page 3 begins with a report from "Richmond" which includes: "General Clarke who commanded at Savannah...was very careful in preventing the burning of the town, which some incendiaries had attempted at the evacuation & extended his care so far as to leave a guard behind until General Wayne had taken possession...The orders for the evacuation of St. Augustine, we hear, are countermanded, & Col. Brown is sent there with the Indians and tories..." Also some text on the Cherokees in Georgia, noting they: "...are seriously disposed for peace...". A letter from Camp at Verplank's Point includes: "...that Sir Guy ... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:19

$170.00
157188

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR BEGINNING United States Landing in Cuba 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074959237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, April 27, 1898 * Spanish-America War begins * United States declares war Front page reports on the Spanish-American War include: "INVASION OF CUBA WITH INSURGENT AID" "Lieutenant Rowan, of the U.S. Army, Has Landed on the Island" "On His Way to Gen. Garcia's Camp" "The Cuban Forces Are to Cover a Landing for Our Troops on the Coast" "Mangrove Captures the Steamer Panama" and more. Also a ftpg. print of: "Commodore Dewey and The Asiatic Squadron". Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:18

$46.00
155776

1784 Map of Asia & North America - Captain James Cook - Original & Historic


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372022804140

Shown is an original & historic map from within a 1784 publication, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, 1784 * Map of North America (north west coast) and Asia (north eat coast) * Captain James Cook - 1778 & 1779 This "supplemental" issue produced at the end of the year begins with a nearly 6 page article: "A Summary Account of the Various Advantages Resulting from the Voyages of Discovery, Undertaken & Performed during the Present Reign: With an Accurate Chart of the N.W. Coast of America, and N.E. Coast of Asia, as Explored by the Captains Cook and Clerke in the Years 1778 and 1779." This lengthy article has considerable detail on the famed Captain Cook's exploration of this part of the world. Certainly the best feature is ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2017 15:40

$255.00
154108

WINSLOW HOMER Breezing Up (A Fair Wind) Sailboat PRINT 1879 Harper's Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955411156

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1879 * Winslow Homer print * Breezing Up (A Fair Wind) Featured is an article" "Present Tendencies of American Art" in which an illustration by Winslow Homer entitled "Sail-Boat" is included. Other articles are: "A Few Sea-Birds" "The Coast Survey" "The English Home of the Washingtons" "Sketches In Tyrol" with many nice prints; "English and American Locomotives" and other stories and illustrations. Complete in 150+ pages, disbound, outer wrappers still including, tiny pin holes at the blank spine & a few tape mends to the covers. Nice condition.

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:35

$55.00
153975

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW Irish Playwright - Novelist - Writer DEATH 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948116263

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 2, 1950 * George Bernard Shaw death * Essayist, novelist, writer The front page has: "Assassination Of Truman Foiled In Gun Fight Outside Blair House; Puerto Rican Plotter, Guard Die" with related subheads including: "Awakened by Shots, He Sees Battle in Which Three Are Wounded". Included is a dramatic photo showing the assassin lying dead at the bottom of the steps to Blair House. Also on the ftpg: "Bernard Shaw, 94, Does In His Home" with a subhead and a one column photos headed: "Playwright Dies - George Bernard Shaw". The article continues on page 28 where are found several photos of him (see). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World ... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:00

$55.00
153581

NOVA CONSTELLATIO COIN in American Colonies & Botany Bay Australia 1786 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758740667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1786 * The Nova Constellatio coin print * Made for circulation in the American colonies The most interesting item in this issue is the foldout plate which contains--among other prints--an image of the "Nova Constellatio" coin used in the colonies (see). The print shows both the obverse & reverse & has a date of 1785. This was one of the earlier colonial coins, ordered by Gouverneur Morris & minted in Birmingham, England, exclusively for circulation in America. The description is on a later page (see photos for full text) & includes: "...a halfpenny lately struck by the United States of America...On one side encircled within a wreath of laurel...... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:24

$288.00
153309

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911380559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, April 13, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War This is one of just a few titles in the South which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). Among the ftpg. articles are: "From Richmond--Good News From Mobile--Defeat of Banks' Army--Great Loss of the Enemy" "From Dalton. Arrest of a Yankee Female--Affairs in the Southwest" "The Soldiers at Branchville" "Fort Sumter" and more. The back page is mostly taken up with advertisements including "$50 Reward" for a runaway slave, also: "Slave Labor For the Coast" and others. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, one discrete archival mend to the back, nice condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:26

$129.00
152963

RMS LUSITANIA Sinking Torpedo Sub Attack WWI War Tensions 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391730080047

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, May 12, 1915 * RMS Lusitania sinking * German torpedo submarine * War tensions grow for U.S. The front page has a short bit headed: "Vanderbilt's Body Found?". Page 2 has: "To Give Germany Chance To Disavow" and pg. 3 has: "MORE BODIES ARE FOUND IN WATER" "Ten Brought In to Small Port on Irish Coast" "Other Men Are Identified" with more subheads (see). Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:30

$39.00
152648

Very 1st TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT Bremen Airplane Westward 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371884307941

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1928 * 1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward * Bremen, German Junkers W33 aircraft * Ireland to Canada The front page has a very nice banner headline: "FITZMAURICE WRITES FOR THE TIMES STORY OF SEA FLIGHT; TELLS FOR THE FIRST TIME OF THE BREMEN'S PERILS AND ESCAPE; FOUGHT GALE, SLEET, FOG AND OIL LEAK OFF LABRADOR COAST" with many subheads and photo. (see) Much more on the following pages with full page pictorial. Loads and loads of text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 issu... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 08:43

$42.00
152113

NOME ALASKA Gold Mining City on Coast of Bering Sea FIRE Disaster 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867374680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1934 * Nome, Alaska fire disaster * Norton Sound, Bering Sea The front page has a one column heading: "FLAMES RAZE NOME; ALL ARE HOMELESS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the fire disaster at this famous gold mining city. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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 March 16, 2017 15:07

$38.00
151714

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1861 Newspaper w/ Belmont MO


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853193493

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 18, 1861 * Battle of Belmont, Missouri & more Not only a Confederate newspaper, but from the capital of the Confederacy as well. Half of the ftpg. is taken up with advertisements while the other half includes: "The Rebels & Their Capital" "Richmond and Its Environs" "Notes of a Recent Tour in the South" which is a report from the New York Herald. Page 2 includes an editorial which discusses, in part, the Mason-Slidell affair (small hold causes loss to about 3 words at the beginning: see). Also on page 2 is: "The Latest Northern News" with many subheads including: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "A Grand Torchlight Procession to General M'Clellan" "... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:27

$91.00
151411

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia w/ 1st Battle of Kernstown 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681055609

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 4, 1862 * From the Confederate capital * First Battle of Kernstown, Virginia A nice newspaper from the Confederate capital. The front page has war-related reports with: "Floyd's Brigade" "The Army of the Peninsula" "From Pig Point" and "From the Coast". There is also a lengthy list of: "The Battle of Kernstown--List of the Wounded". Page 2 has a lengthy editorial: "What Is the Spirit of the South?" as well as a nice variety of small Civil War reports. Pages 3 & 4 are mostly ads but they do contain some war items also. Four pages, various scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2017 15:26

$93.00
151304

VERY 1ST ROSE BOWL GAME Penn State Nittany Lions vs. USC Trojans 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838891699

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. Boston, January 2, 1923 * 1st Rose Bowl college football game at current stadium * Rose Bowl: USC Trojans vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Page 10 has a small one column heading: "Penn State Loses to Southern California Eleven at Pasadena" with lineups. (see) This was the 1st game held at the Rose Bowl Stadium which is still used today. Rare as such Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little top margin wear, generally in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The 1923 Rose Bowl, played on January 1, 1923, was an American Football bowl game. It was the 9th Rose Bowl Game. The USC Trojans defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions 14-3. Leo Calland, a USC guard, w... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:25

$49.00
150646

STREETCAR STRIKE RIOT Omaha Nebraska Martial Law National Guard 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391658163522

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1935 * Omaha, Nebraska streetcar strike riot * Martial Law - National Guard The front page has a one column heading: "MILITIA IN OMAHA AFTER FATAL RIOT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition, a little creasing, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Three days of more streetcar strike rioting leads to a man being killed and more than ninety persons, including women and children, were wounded. Governor Robert Leroy Cochran ordered arbitration later in the week; however, new riots were reported by the end of the month. 1,800 National Guardsmen were called in to quell the violence, and martial ... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:00

$33.00
150568

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818774015

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1934 * San Francisco West Coast waterfront strike The front page has a four column headline: "STRIKE PARALYZES SAN FRANCISCO LIFE, BUT UNIONS ALLOW ENTRY OF FOOD AS TROOPS HELP POLICE KEEP ORDER" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside with a few related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:59

$42.00
150567

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656464850

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, July 15, 1934 * San Francisco West Coast waterfront strike beginning The top of the front page has a two column headline: "General Strike of 105,000 Men Voted In San Francisco" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:58

$38.00
150299

CHARLES MAKLEY John Dillinger Gang Member Criminal Shot & KILLED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648294196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 23, 1934 * Charles Makley shot and killed * John Dillinger gang member * Ohio Penitentiary failed escape The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Dillinger's Pal Slain in Dash; Second Is Shot" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, light toning, some margin wear, but no text loss, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: While waiting for their turn in the electric chair, Makley and Pierpont carved a pair of revolvers from large bars of soap, and blackened them with shoe polish. On September 22, 1934, the two used these props to attempt an escape. They assaulted a guard and freed Clark from his cel... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:23

$34.00
149990

BLACK SUNDAY Dust Bowl Storm Oklahoma & More BLIZZARDS Begins 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371802396948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1935 * Black Sunday begins * Dust Bowl The top of page 31 has a one column heading: "DUST STORM HEADS FOR PACIFIC COAST" with subheads that include: "Only Low Pressure Protects California as Slit Pours on New Mexico, Arizona" "New Clouds In Oklahoma" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 38 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 29, 2016 15:32

$33.00
149958

INAUGURATION Of James Monroe Inaugural ADDRESS 1821 Baltimore MD Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391637705992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 10, 1821 * President James Monroe * Inauguration - inaugural address Beginning at the bottom of the front page is: "Inaugural Speech", which has a prefacing paragraph which includes: "On Monday last, the 5th of March, in the great hall of the house of representatives...chief justice Marshall administered the oath of office to Mr. Monroe, previous to his entering upon the duties of his second term of service as president of the United States: After which he delivered the following speech:..." and what follows is his lengthy inaugural address, beginning on the front page and taking all of pages 2, 3 4 & a bit of pg. 5. (see for portions). There is also... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:55

$37.00
149688

WHALING FLEET Disaster Bowhead Whales Hunting Arctic Ice Jam 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791086171

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 7, 1871 * Whaling disaster of 1871 * Bowhead whales hunting * Arctic ice jam The front page has a very brief article headed with small heading: "The Whaling Fleet Disaster" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Whaling Disaster of 1871 was an incident off the northern Alaskan coast in which a fleet of 33 American whaling ships were trapped in the Arctic ice in late 1871 and subsequently abandoned. It dealt a serious blow to the American whaling industry, already in decline.

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Ends December 16, 2016 15:19

$27.00
147104

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Pre Battle of Buena Vista U.S. Army 1847 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391541586704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 1, 1847 * Pre Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War Page 2 has much good content on the Mexican War with column heads: "Important From the Army" "Victoria Taken by Col. Kinney--Rumors of a Battle at Saltillo--Col. May Attacked & his Rear Guard Taken Prisoners..." "Mexican View of the War" "Gen. Taylor & his Enemies--Payne of Alabama--Corwin's Speech..." "War Movements". Four pages, small piece from the spine does not affect mentioned content, generally nice condition.

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Ends September 23, 2016 07:22

$37.00
147005

Rare CONFEDERATE Winston North Carolina Civil War Newspaper Gen. Braxton Bragg


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391536708488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 30, 1863 * Rare Confederate Civil War newspaper The ftpg. contains a: "Special Message of Gov. Vance" to the North Carolina General Assembly which begins: "With the flight of time great events have occurred & are now crowding upon us...the invaders of our state have concentrated a large force up on our coast & are again threatening our remaining seaports..." with much more (see photos for small portions). Also on the ftpg; "The Gallant Alabama" which tells of a naval battle involving the steamer Alabama. Also on the ftpg: "Gen. Bragg's Address to the Army at Winchester" which is signed by him: Braxton Bragg, Gen'l Com'dg. Also: "The Surpri... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2016 14:22

$355.00
145677

Loss of the USS FROLIC Captured by HMS Orpheus Cuba War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371667639558

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1814 * Loss of the USS Frolic (1813) The front page has: "A Proclamation" by Vice Admiral Alexander Cochrane, concerning a blockade of ports on the East Coast. Page 2 has: "Military Report" which takes a full column on the Napoleonic War; "Loss of the Frolick" "Blockade" and a letter signed by William Hull: "To the People of the U. States". Four pages, close-trimmed at the bottom of pg. 1 has minor loss; water staining, mostly good.

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Ends July 27, 2016 15:38

$27.00
145585

Very Rare WASHINGTON TERRITORY Seattle West Coast Alaska Times 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491325937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALASKA TIMES, Seattle, Washington Territory, May 14, 1871 * Very rare W.T. issue This paper had moved to Seattle in 1870 and continued published under the same title despite no longer being in Alaska. Oswald's "Printing In The Americas" reports: "...he moved it to Seattle where he published two numbers only...", however I've had about a dozen issues all with different dates. Truly a rare item. An article on the front page is the census report on Alaska, which did not reflect very kind reporting of the people (see). Some foxing, irregular at the spine, some archival mended tears plus other margin tears. A very rare title from this early year.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:54

$390.00
144252

FREDERICK C. BILLARD United States Coast Guard "Rum Patrol" DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391458779976

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1932 * Frederick C. Billard death * United States Coast Guard * Rum Patrol - prohibition era Page 21 has a one column heading: "ADMIRAL BILLARD, RUM ROW'S FOE, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frederick C. Billard, commandant of the United States Coast Guard. 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 & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary su... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2016 06:44

$33.00
143856

THING MOUNTAIN Mt. Laguna Range San Diego DC-3 AIRPLANE CRASH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391447441224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1946 * Thing Mountain airplane crash disaster * Mt. Laguna Range, San Diego, California * American Airlines Douglas DC-3 The front page has a two column heading: "27 Are Killed as Airliner Crashes Into Peak on Coast" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the American Airlines Douglas DC-3 airliner crash in Mt. Laguna Range near San Diego, California. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:40

$42.00
143334

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371600601260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE UNITED STATES, New York, August 13, 1795 * Fraunces's Tavern advertisement * Jay Treaty debated At the bottom 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 the hyperlink for much more on this very famous tavern. Page 2 has a very lengthy letter which debates the controversial Jay Treaty (see for beginning), and also includes a letter from John Jay written from London. The back page has much of a column headed: "Treasury Department...Proposals will be Received...for Building a Light House on the head land of Cape Hatteras on the Coast of North Carolina ... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:27

$52.00
142757

SS VIKING Sealing Ship Sealer Horse Islands EXPLOSION Disaster 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391419198536

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1931 * SS Viking sealing ship explosion disaster * Film producer Varick Frissell The front page has a three column headline: "20 KILLED, SCORES HURT, AS SHIP BLOWS UP; MOVIE MEN ON SEALER AMONG MISSING; SIXTY REACH ISLAND OFF NEWFOUNDLAND" with subheads and photo of Varick Frissell. (see) First report coverage on the SS Viking disaster near Horse Islands off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. Lengthy text continues inside with more related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on ver... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:22

$37.00
142617

RUTH HOWLAND NICHOLS Transcontinental Airplane Flight Record 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371583365231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1930 * Ruth Howland Nichols breaks record * Transcontinental airplane flight (time) * Charles A. Lindbergh The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS SETS RECORD FROM COAST" with subheads. (see) Article continues inside with photo of Nichols. First report coverage on Ruth Howland Nichols breaking the transcontinental airplane flight record. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 issu... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:51

$33.00
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SEWELL'S POINT Naval Attack w/ MAP & Battle of Eltham's Landing 1862 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575691685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1862 * Sewell's Point naval engagement * Norfolk, Virgina map * Battle of Eltham's Landing The front page features a very large map headed: "THE NAVAL OPERATIONS BETWEEN FORTRESS MONROE AND NORFOLK." with a lengthy subhead. The map has much detail of this portion of the coast of Virginia. The rest of the ftpg. is taken up with various column heads on the war including: "A Great Battle at West Point" "Lee Flanked & Driven Back to the Chickahominy" "A Junction Between Gens. McClellan and Franklin" "Sewall's Point Shelled by our Vessels of War" "Feeble Response of the Rebel Batteries" "Appearance of the Merrimac" "Great Panic at Norfolk" and more. Additional war report... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:27

$56.00
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GAGE STATION Silver City New Mexico NM TRAIN ROBBERY & Murder 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371557575892

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BELLEFONTE REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, November 28, 1883 * Gage Station train robbery * Silver City, New Mexico * Harvey Whitehall Page 4 has an article headed: "Daring Deed of Cowboys" (see) First report coverage on the Gage Station train robbery near Silver City, New Mexico. Other news and several interesting advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition. wikipedia notes: On November 24, 1883, a train robbery took place at a way station called Gage, near Silver City, with $830.60 being stolen. During the robbery, the train engineer, T.C. Webster, and the messenger, T.G. Hodgekins, were both shot and killed. Whitehill immediately set out for the robbers, leading a... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2016 10:42

$34.00
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COSHOCTON Ohio 109th FA Battalion Troops TRAIN WRECK Railroad 1950 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391378734096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 11, 1950 * Coshocton, Ohio train wreck * Spirit of St. Louis * United States soldiers killed The front page has a two column headline: "Twenty-Five Die In Ohio Train Crash" Early, same day report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, tiny binding slits along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1855, the Steubenville and Indiana Railroad was built through the new town. The line became known as the Panhandle Route and was operated in the Pennsylvania Railroad system and currently by the Columbus and Ohio River Railroad (Ohio Central Railroad System). Tragedy struck this track on Sept... See More  

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Ends March 05, 2016 15:18

$37.00
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Roscoe FATTY ARBUCKLE Silent Film Movie Star Actor Comedian DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342957932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1933 * Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle death (1st report) * Silent film actor, comedian and director Page 17 has one column headings that include: "FATTY ARBUCKLE DIES IN HIS SLEEP" "Film Comedian, Central Figure in Coast Tragedy in 1921, Long Barred From Screen" "On Eve Of His Comeback" and more with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Jack Sharley vs. Primo Carnera heavyweight boxing title fight. 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:43

$52.00
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ZANE GREY American Frontier Western Genre Author DEATH 1939 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371484134680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1939. * Zane Grey death * American Author Page 23 has one column headings that include: "ZANE GREY, 64, DIES SUDDENLY ON COAST" "Wrote More Than 50 Novels, Most of Them Dealing With Western Adventure" "17,000,000 Copies Sold" and more with a one column photo of Grey. 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 & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries ... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2015 14:57

$45.00
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