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155100

Physicist ALBERT EINSTEIN Theory of Relativity SPACE & MATTER 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371991005094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1930 * Professor Albert Einstein * Theory of space as matter Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Einstein in England Offers Another Theory, That Space Is Eating Matter, Reversing Events" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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 July 23, 2017 15:00

$57.00
154976

REVOLUTIONARY WAR North Carolina Regulators CHARLESTON SC 1779 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822137995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 13, 1779 * Revolutionary War * North Carolina regulators The entire front page is taken up with a review of a new book: "Travels Through the Interior Parts of North America in the Years 1766, 1767 and 1768, by J. Carver..." (see for portions). This report carries over to take nearly a column on pg. 2. Inside has a report noting: "...which left New York the 4th of March. The only material advices which have transpired are that several skirmishes have happened between the foraging parties...all was quiet at New York & that they had received advices from Carolina that Colonel Prevost commanded at Savannah & that Col. Campbell was gone up the river towar... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:03

$57.00
154975

President GEORGE WASHINGTON New London CT Connecticut Letter 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822136722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 18, 1793 * President George Washington * New London CT Connecticut Page 2 includes: "Declaration of the French" and "Anecdote of Louis XVIth", as well as items from Georgia, Virginia and New York. Also a letter "To the Inhabitants of the City of New London" signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. The back page has 8 illustrated advertisements. Four pages, some light staining, generally very nice with untrimmed margins.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:01

$65.00
154974

TACOMA Washington Georgetown Colorado Western PRINTS 1883 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988074119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883 * Georgetown CO Colorado * Tacoma WA Washington Territory The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a mother at the Tombs jail (see); half page: "The Indian at Work--Maple Sugar Making in the Northern Woods" and "Iowa--Scene at Danbury during the Terrific Tornado...". Also a nice quarter page print of: "Colorado--The Mining City of Georgetown, in Clear Creek Canyon". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:00

$59.00
154944

(2) SAMUEL CHIFNEY Prince of Wales ESCAPE Horse Racing Scandal 1791 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391821157611

Shown are 2 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, a pair of issues dated Oct. 29 and Nov. 15, 1791 Samuel Chifney, Sr., was a pioneer of professional horse racing and was the leading jockey of his day. But his career ended in ignominy after a scandal around a ride on the Prince of Wales's horse, Escape. The Oct. 29 issue contains an article: "Fracas at Newmarket", the racing venue where the scandal happened, providing much detail of the event (see hyperlink for much more). The Nov. 15 issue has follow-up information concerning the scandal (see). As a result of this controversy he would die in debtors' prison in London. Each issue is 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 15:14

$59.00
154935

EMBARGO ACT President Thomas Jefferson Signs Into Law Shipping 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820960832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 30, 1807 * Embargo Act of 1807 signed into law * President Thomas Jefferson Pg. 2 has the full ext of the historic Embargo Act, headed: "EMBARGO" "An Act Laying an EMBARGO on all Ships and Vessels in the ports & harbours of the United States", signed in type by the President: TH: Jefferson. This controversial act that essentially banned trade with foreign countries such that no foreign ships were permitted to carry cargo out of American ports. This was widely protested by the New England states because of the effect on their economy. Four pages, archivally repaired at the blank spine but not remotely close to the Embargo content, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:38

$78.00
154916

WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR Actor & Director re. MURDER Mystery 1929 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820942717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1929 * re. William Desmond Taylor murder * Irish-American Hollywood actor and director The front page has one column headings: "SAYS ACTRESS MURDERED TAYLOR" "Ex-Governor Richardson of California Asserts Efforts to Try Her Were Blocked" and more. (see) This murder is still unsolved to this day. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, a little irregular along the spine, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:07

$34.00
154858

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Fighting Irish Last Football Game Coached 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391817341546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, December 15, 1930 * New York Giants vs. Norte Dame Fighting Irish * Charity football game for NYC unemployed * Knute Rockne's last game The front page of the sport's section (page 21) has a banner headline: "FRIEDMAN'S PROS OUTSMART ROCKNE'S OLD STARS" with subheads and a few small photos. (see) This was Knute Rockne's very last football game coached prior to his fatal airplane crash. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition, light toning on majority of the front page, some spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2017 14:34

$44.00
154805

Rare NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut Pre Revolutionary War TEA TROUBLES 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980922546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, April 8, 1774 * Pre Revolutionary War * Tea troubles in Boston Page 3 has a brief item from London noting: "Three Men of War are ordered to be immediately in readiness to sail to Boston and exact payment for the Tea." This is followed by reports from New York including mention of the arrival from England of troops at Castle William near Boston. Another item reports: "It is pretty certain...that the India company have applied to administration to adopt some measures for obtaining satisfaction for the tea sent to this country..." and further on is: "Capt. Jones purchased tea at Albany last winter, not subjects to a duty, & had retailed it out, which i... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:51

$335.00
153512

TO THE PEOPLE OF CANADA General William Hull Proclamation War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920039682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, Aug. 8, 1812 * General William Hull proclamation * To the inhabitants of Canada Page 2 begins with "OFFICIAL - By William Hull...A Proclamation" to the inhabitants of Canada which includes near the beginning: "After 30 years of peace & prosperity the United States have been driven to arms...left them no alternative but manly resistance or unconditional submission. The army under my command has invaded your country & the standard of Union now waves over the territory of Canada...it brings neither danger nor difficulty. I come to find enemies, not to make them. I come to protect, not to injure you...". This takes nearly half of the page. This is followed by "General Orders"... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2017 07:30

$39.00
154751

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Love-Maxims Quotes & Sayings Signed "F" 1759 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371979949102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 13, 1759 * "Love Maxims", by Benjamin Franklin (?) The first and a portion of the second column on page 4 has "Love Maxims", signed "F", which has recently been attributed to Ben Franklin. An identical issue was listed at Bonhams in 2009 with the attribution: Ford 605 (see the Bonhams' listing). At the time, it was listed for an estimate of $300-$500. We offer this item many years later for less than half their low estimate. Other news of the day including multiple reports from American are included. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition. * While we would be more comfortable with confirming this as a Franklin if we were able to site mu... See More  

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:17

$145.00
154685

Early CHARLESTON SC South Carolina Pre Revolutionary War 1773 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976821268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 23, 1773 * Early America report * Pre-Revolutionary War A brief item from Charleston, South Carolina, notes that: "...The order of his Majesty in Council to put a stop to the granting of lands in this province, we hear will not affect those persons who had before surveyed or petitioned for lands; and that they will have grants passed for them." Other news of the day, mostly from England. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, some rubbing to the front page, good condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:27

$23.00
154684

Very EARLY Rare 17th Century 335 Year Old LONDON England 1682 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976819172

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HERACLITUS RIDENS, London, April 11, 1682 * Very rare 335 year old title An interesting and uncommon dialogue newspaper, which was a typical format for some periodicals of that day. Subtitled: "A Dialogue between Jest & Earnest, Concerning the Times." This conversation begins: "Good morrow, Brother, what refection have you for us this morning. We left off with the Wisdom of the Nation, shall we go on with Popery and Arbitrary Power, or the Whiggish Plots we had begun withal the time before?..." Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 12 1/2 inches, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:24

$68.00
154679

Great 18th Century EASTERN CANADA MAP Foldout Quebec Nova Scotia 1746 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810404942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1746 * Great Eastern Canada map * Jacobite Rebellion Certainly the prime content in this issue is the quite large foldout map titled in the ornate cartouche: "A New Chart of the Coast of NEW ENGLAND, NOVA SCOTIA, NEW FRANCE or CANADA with the Island of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, St. John's, etc...". The map show much great detail of this portion of present-day Canada, from Labrador to Boston, including towns at the eastern edge of Massachusetts & other portions of New England including Salem, Manchester, Salisbury, Marblehead, Charlestown, Cambridge, Kenebec, etc. There is nice detail of the "City of Quebec" in an inset, as well as a more expansiv... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:09

$335.00
154649

Best SS ATHENIA 1st British Ship Sunk World War II Beginning 1939 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975904546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EXPRESS, London, September 4, 1939 * SS Athenia, the 1st British ship sunk by Germany in WWII * World War II at the beginning * Britain and France enter the war * In a British title (rare as such) The front page has a banner headline that announces: "U-BOAT TORPEDOES BRITISH LINER" with subheads. (see) Great to have in a British title here. Twelve pages, some margin wear with a few small tears, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 08, 2017 09:24

$52.00
154629

SLAVES INSURRECTION Rebellion Antigua Caribbean West Indies 1786 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809266919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 4, 1786 * Slave rebellion Inside has nearly two-thirds of a page taken up with a report headed: "Plantation News - St. John's, Antigua" which reports a slave insurrection on the Caribbean island, with much detail (see for portions). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends July 08, 2017 08:07

$28.00
154626

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Electricity Lightning Rod Thunder Experiments 1752 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975846625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1752 * Benjamin Franklin * Electricity experiments * Lightning rod An inside page has an extremely significant article titled: "A Cut and Description of a Machine, easily constructed, for making the Experiment by which Franklin's new Theory of Thunder is demonstrated" with descriptive text showing how this experiment works. Each piece of the illustration is identified as well. A great and early contemporary piece on Franklin's experiments with electricity. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with various news reports of the day. Also included in this issue is a full page print of seashells, as well as a full page print: "L... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:59

$255.00
154625

BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL General Thomas Gage Revolutionary War1775 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809256680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill * General Thomas Gage * Revolutionary War A very historic issue as it contains the first report on the battle of Bunker Hill, which is signed in type: Thomas Gage. This report takes nearly an entire page and begins: "I am to acquaint your Lordship of an action that happened on the 17th of June instant between his Majesty's troops and a large body of the rebel forces. An alarm was given at break of day on the 17th...The loss the rebels sustained must have been considerable from the great numbers they carried off during the time of action & buried in holes..." with much further particulars (see). Also in this issue are: "Fri... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:58

$335.00
154622

COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts KING RELIEF 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975844564

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 8, 1768 * Rare Colonial Boston * Pre Revolutionary War Under the heading: "America" and from Philadelphia is a report which begins: "We can assure the public--that the assembly of this province so early as February last took into their consideration the act of parliament imposing a duty on paper, glass, etc. and thereupon under a sense of the oppression of that act, prepared & sent to their agents in London...instructions to unite with the agents of the other colonies...praying a repeal thereof..." and more (see). Also a report from Pensacola, Quebec, Newport, Portsmouth and Charleston. The Portsmouth report includes a letter from a Portsmouth t... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:54

$170.00
154612

WILLIAM AND ELLEN CRAFT Macon Georgia Fugitive Slaves in Boston 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975838907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 2, 1850 * William and Ellen Craft * Macon, Georgia slaves * Escape to the North Page 5 has three-quarters of a column headed: "The Boston Slave Hunt & the Vigilance Committee" which begins: "The slave hunters, Knights and Hughes, left the city yesterday at 2 o'clock fully persuaded, after a week's trial, that all attempts to arrest Mary[sic. should be William] and Ellen Crafts in the city of Boston were worse than useless..." with much more. This is actually a very famous case, William & Ellen being slaves who escaped to the North in 1848. Their daring escape was widely publicized making them among the most famous of fugitive slaves. Abolitionists featured ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:42

$57.00
154611

INDIANS Native Americans & early Pensacola Florida SETTLEMENTS 1765 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809251946

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1765 * Indians - Native Americans * Early Florida settlements Page 2 has a report from Charleston concerning the Indian nations there, noting: "...from Pensacola in West Florida...had been holding...with several nations of Indians, was ended much to the satisfaction of the said Indians who had consented that British subjects might settle & possess any part of their country within 40 leagues from the sea." (see) Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, minor foxing & margin wear.

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:40

$29.00
154608

Very RARE Pro American Independence Pre Rev. War CRISIS 1775 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809249860

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, London, England, October 21, 1775 * Very rare title In our over 40 years of dealing in rare newspapers We have rarely had the great fortune to encounter issues of this title. This extraordinary paper is one of the most bitter political sheets to be found, issued in London both in defense of American liberty and their cause for independence, as well as to attack the policies of the King of England. One scholar noted: "This title, which is of great rarity, contains a remarkable collection of papers attacking the Ministry & the British Government in terms of the greatest severity. Indeed, one can hardly believe that in time of war a publication of such character would be tolerated."... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:36

$830.00
154607

STAMP ACT Causes Vandalism Riots in the Colonies of America 1766 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809246965

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, London, December 23, 1766 * Stamp Act riots in America Under "America" on an inside page is a report from Providence stating in part that: "...the Agent... informed them, that he had applied to the...Treasury for payment of the money due to the Colony...as a reimbursement for their services during the late war; but was told...that as there had been dangerous riots in the Colonies, on account of the Stamp-Act, in which several persons and their property were destroyed, they determined to retain the money...till ample compensation should be made to the sufferers." Complete in 8 pages, trimmed a close at the top causing a bit of loss to the masthead.

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:31

$46.00
154566

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Physician WARNING 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391803403206

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1930 * Knute Rockne suffering from exhaustion * Notre Dame Fighting Irish football coach The sport's section (page 9) has a two column heading: "Rockne, Suffering From Fatigue, Is Warned He Must Take Rest From Many Activities" (see) Rockne would be killed in a airplane crash a few months later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 subs... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2017 15:07

$38.00
154528

CELEBRATING Repeal of the Stamp Act & Early Slave Ship SLAVER 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371969255379

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 16, 1767 * Repeal of the Stamp Act celebration * Early slave ship - slaver Page 6 has a report headed: "America" with datelines from New York, one item noting: "...sailed from Bristol in June 1765 on board the sloop William, for the coast of Africa...where they continued 23 months purchasing slaves for a brig and themselves, and afterwards proceeded for St. Kitt's..." then report of a murder on board, and then: "...was afterwards cast away on the Isle of May, and the slaves were sold to the Portuguese for 50 dollars a head." Another report notes that: "...from the Grenades, we hear that the rebellious Negroes who had fled to the mountains in that island were ent... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:20

$67.00
154527

AMERICAN TAXATION Taxing the Colonies Impact Question 1767 ENGLAND Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391802163231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 7, 1767 * America taxation question Page 8 has a brief but interesting report from London which says in part: "We are not without fear lest the measures taken for the establishment of a tax in America, should give rise to new troubles in most of our colonies", plus more. Page 6 also has a short item headed "America" with shipping related reports from Philadelphia, including an item about a ship from Charleston was shipwrecked on her passage from Jamaica (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:12

$48.00
154461

BAR HARBOR Maine ME Summer Colony Mount Desert Island FIRE 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968279642

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 24, 1947 * Bar Harbor, Maine fire * Mount Desert Island * Acadia National Park The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "FLEE BAR HARBOR FIRE BY LAND AND SEA; 325 BLAZES ARE BATTLED IN THIS STATE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Mount Desert Island fire disaster. Nice to have in the issue from New England. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 15:30

$52.00
155093

(4) SCOTLAND PA Pennsylvania Industrial School Gettysburg War 1907 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 371990867130

Shown are 4 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Pennsylvania An in-house newspaper of this school which is a "Member of the Pennsylvania Commission of Soldiers' Orphan Schools", which by definition seemed to focus on those orphaned by military action. The school still exists today, however is being dissolved after 114 years of existence. Given its close proximity to Gettysburg and its connection to the military, It is not surprising that much of the content is reflective on the various battles, memorials, heroes, etc. from the Civil War, each with front page war-related content. Here is a collection of 4 issues, dated October 11, 1906; July 25, Aug. 8, Sept. 26, 1907. Each is complete in 4 pages and in nice ... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 12:20

$28.00
154413

VANNIE HIGGINS Prohibition Bootlegger NYC Irish Mobster SHOT 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967993957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1932 * Vannie Higgins shot (killed) * NYC mobster - prohibition bootlegger * "Brooklyn's Last Irish Boss" The front page has a one column heading: "VANNIE HIGGINS SHOT; DAUGHTER, 7, ALSO HIT" with subheads. (see) He would die on this day from his wounds. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this event. 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... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:29

$38.00
154408

1678 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 339 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800469944

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 15, 1678 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be ... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:22

$42.00
154406

VANNIE HIGGINS Prohibition Bootlegger NYC Irish Mobster KILLED 1932 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967984190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1932 * Vannie Higgins shot & killed * NYC mobster - prohibition bootlegger * "Brooklyn's Last Irish Boss" The top of the front page has a one column heading: "VANNIE HIGGINS DIES, SILENT ON SLAYERS; POLICE MYSTIFIED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this event. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:20

$40.00
155073

(3) 18th Century MAPS North America & More French and Indian War 1758 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 391824073713

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1758 * 3 nice 18th century maps * French and Indian War The prime feature of this issue would be the three maps included, although only one is called for (other two meant for the Supplement). One is a very nice foldout map titled within the cartouche: "A Map of the New Continent According to its Greatest Diametrical length from the River la Plata to beyond the Lake of the Assimiboils" (see). This map shows both North and South America. North America is somewhat crudely done, particularly the West, obviously due to limited familiarity of that part of the world (see). This map measures 8 1/2 by 10 inches and is in great condition. The second map is... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 07:35

$199.99
155072

Lord Cornwallis SURRENDER OF YORKTOWN Virginia Revolutionary War 1781 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 371990634286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1781 * Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis * Surrender at Yorktown VA Virginia * Revolutionary War from the enemy Certainly the most historic report in this issue--and perhaps in any issue from the Revolutionary War--is that near the back of the issue under the "Historical Chronicle". It begins with an editorial comment: "Gen. Washington's letter to the President of Congress on the surrender of the British army under Lord Cornwallis is truly characteristic. The whole substance is comprised in the few words that follow: " and what follows is the historic letter datelined "York, Oct. 19, 1781" which begins with the famous sentence: "I have... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 07:26

$374.99
155071

LORD CHARLES CORNWALLIS Gen. George Washington 1781 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 391824067848

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, July, 1781 * Lord Charles Cornwallis * George Washington * Revolutionary War The "Historical Chronicle" begins with: "Plan for Putting an End to the American War & for Laying the Foundation of a Permanent Peace with the Thirteen Colonies". Another report has some good talk on military affairs in America including: "...Lord Cornwallis has entered Virginia; that a reinforcement has entered Chesapeak...on receiving intelligence of the arrival there of Gen. Cornwallis...two intercepted letters from Gen. Washington to la Fayette, the first dated New Windsor & Acquaints the marquis with the sailing of reinforcement of 1500 men mentioned in Gen. Clinton's letter... an... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 07:23

$69.99
155070

Madame ELISABETH OF FRANCE King Louis XVI Sister GUILLOTINE Death 1794 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 371990010247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1794 * Madame Elisabeth of France execution * King Louis XVI younger sister * Reign of Terror - French Revolution Among the three plates present is one which includes a very nice street view of "The Queen's Head" pub in Islington, now a London suburb (see). Among the various articles is: "Further Particulars Respecting the Execution of Madame Elizabeth, by an Eye-Witness", beginning: "Madame Elizabeth, the ill-fated sister of Louis XI, fell victim to the sanguinary system of Republicanism on the 10th of May. she was followed to the scaffold by 25 persons condemned at the same time..." with various details plus other related reports concerning the French... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2017 15:30

$34.99
154371

THOMAS LIPTON Ulster-Scots Tea Founder DEATH & Charles Lindbergh 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967378324

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 3, 1931 * Sir Thomas Lipton death (1st report) * Tea founder & America's Cup enthusiast * Charles Lindbergh crashes on Yangste River * World Series of baseball (game 2) The front page has a one column heading: "SIR THOMAS LIPTON DIES AT 81 IN LONDON" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with nice photo of Lipton. Lengthy text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also on the front page is a one column heading: "LINDBERGHS' PLANE CAPSIZES IN YANGTSE" with subheads. (see) This issue also has reporting on the 2nd game of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2017 15:09

$39.00
155068

Rare 17th Century KING WILLIAM III Era Pamphlet 1695 London England Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391823615052

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, May, 1695 * Rare 17th century title This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc." (see). Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near t... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2017 14:50

$67.00
155067

18th century 1747 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Auction Item # 391823611791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1747 * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: ...for the Better Adjusting & More Easy Recovery of the Wages of certain Servants; & for the better Regulation of such Servants & of certain Apprentices." Six pages, 11 1/2 by 6 7/8 inches, nice condition.

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Ends June 29, 2017 14:43

$34.99
155064

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR and South Carolina Cherokee Indians Hostile 1760 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391823589572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 15, 1760 * French and Indian War * Cherokee War Page 6 has half a column headed: "America" with reports from Philadelphia and New York, the latter having a report of an officer who murdered a women for her complicity in a pick-pocket scam. There is also nearly a column on a letter from Charleston, South Carolina, concerning hostilities by the Cherokee Indians, and some items concerning General Amherst, Crown Point, & Quebec in the French & Indian War (see). The back page has a letter "...from the President of the College of New Haven in Connecticut", being Yale, concerning an unusual medical malady (see). Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, bit close-t... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2017 14:07

$24.99
155063

Early America Reporting 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371989948541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 20, 1767 * Early America An inside page has half a column headed: "America" with reports from New York & Philadelphia (see). The balance of the issue is taken up with various reports from Europe from just 8 years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Many advertisements as well. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends June 29, 2017 14:01

$24.99
155015

1st TELEVISION Transatlantic Image Sent Ocean JOHN LOGIE BAIRD 1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371988916997

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1928 * 1st television image sent across Atlantic Ocean * John Logie Baird - Hartsdale NY New York Page 16 has a one column head: "Transatlantic Television" which is an editorial on the possibility, given hope by the recent experiment of sending images from London to Hartsdale, New York, noting in part: "...Admittedly imperfect as were the images sent...the experiment is nevertheless of historic importance. Baird was the first to achieve television at all, over any distance..." with much more (see). A significant issue for any collector of television history. Complete in 36 pages, the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2017 12:12

$37.00
155012

MAHATMA GANDHI Mohandas Karamchand INDIA Independence & Home Rule 1931 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391822768012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, September 16, 1931 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi * Fight for India's independence * The Mahatma The front page has a one column heading: "GANDHI FEARS DEFEAT, WAR"(see) Coverage on the Second Round Table Conference in London. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 28, 2017 11:26

$29.99
155006

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Baseball Contract Agreement SIGNING 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371988815598

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, March 11, 1930 * Babe Ruth contract * New York Yankees * MLB Baseball Page 11 has a photo showing Babe Ruth shaking hands with Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert with heading: "Babe Accepts Yanks' Offer" Brief text underneath. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 28, 2017 09:51

$33.00
155003

EARLY WITCHCRAFT in America Similar to Salem Trials WICCA Occult 1731 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 371988765455

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, January, 1731 (sixth edition) * Volume 1, Number 1... hard to come by * Early on witchcraft - from Pennsylvania * Account eerily reminiscent of the Salem Witch Trials A quite rare issue as this is the volume one, number one issue--the very first issue of this magazine, and the very first publication to use the word "magazine" in the title. This is the "sixth edition" as noted on the title/index page & was likely printed in 1732 or 1733. First editions of the very first issue are almost impossible to come by. This issue contains a wide variety of content including literary items, Parliamentary affairs, news reports, various essays, and other tid... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2017 08:59

$174.99
155000

Very EARLY Rare 1691 OBSERVATOR London England British Newspaper 326 Years Old


eBay Auction Item # 371988725202

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS REFORMATUS, OR THE NEW OBSERVATOR, London, England, June 19, 1691 * 17th century original * Rare title A quite uncommon newspaper done in question/answer format, whereby a topic, or topics, are raised and then discussed. The topics indicated under the masthead in this issue are: 1. One would have expected the French King in person at this time as the Head of his Army. 2. The Unaccountable Methods of that King about the taking of Mons. 3. How disappointed in the late Attempt upon Leige. 4. A new Invention of the French Court about Reducing Towns to their Obedience. 5. And how ridiculous. Several advertisements on the back page. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 12 3/4 inc... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2017 07:50

$89.99
154999

JACOBITE REBELLION Rising British Rebels 1746 Edinburgh Scotland Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371988722139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 10, 1746 * Rare title Page 2 has a brief bit under the list of Acts of Parliament approved by the king: "An Act for the Better Encouragement of the Trade of his Majesty's Sugar Colonies in America." Page 3 has a letter "The Gentleman Proprietors of the Wool Lands" which references the Jacobite Rebellion, beginning: "In my retirement in the country, during the late unhappy troubles..." with more, and a news report mentions: "A gentleman who left Fort Augustus...says that the Duke of Cumberland was still there & that he had sent several strong detachments into Moidart & the countries adjacent in search of several of the chief of the Rebels, who, it is ... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2017 07:44

$32.00
154997

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH 1715 Old Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Auction Item # 391822649239

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, May 5, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings The front page begins with a letter from William Sharpe, governor in the Caribbean Islands, concerning the need to continue with prison sentences. Other news of the day with the back page taken up with advertisements & notices. Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, handsome masthead with 2 engravings, various dirtiness, generally good.

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Ends June 28, 2017 07:34

$39.99
154996

Unusual PEDESTRIANISM Man vs. Horse Racewalking Wagering Match 1791 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371988714173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, Nov. 12, 1791 Inside has an interesting article: "Extraordinary Walking Match", as pedestrianism was a sport at the time. It mentions: "...a match between Cotterel, the celebrated walker, and a horse belonging to Mr. Ryley, which was wagered to walk against him, for 20 miles..." with details of the man vs. horse walking match. (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 28, 2017 07:30

$39.99
154995

EARLY Rare 17th Century 334 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1683 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371988109796

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 11, 1683 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had A front page item datelined "Madrid" reports: "The flota from New Spain [present-day Florida] which arrived at Cadiz...consisted of eight Sail...These ships have brought home a Million and Half Pieces of Eight for the King....We hear that the Governor of Vera Cruz, which place was plundered by the pyrates about April last, had by order of the viceroy of Mexico been tryed, and condemned to have his head cut off." The back page as a report: "...a tryal was had...against Mr. Laurence Braddon and Mr. Hugh Speke...whereas the late Earl of Essex was committed to the Tower of London for high treason in c... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2017 14:53

$44.99
154966

FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371987857157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun Page 3 has a one column heading: "GANG RIDE INVENTOR DIES OF PNEUMONIA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangster. He led the Saltis-McErlane Gang, allied with the Johnny Torrio-Al Capone Gang, against rival bootleggers, the Southside O'Donnell Brothers. He is credited with introducing the Thompson submachine gun to Chicago's underworld. The Illinois ... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2017 08:41

$37.00
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