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169361

Historic CONSTITUTION CONVENTION BEGINS w/ George Washington 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196345916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 28, 1787 * Constitutional Convention begins * George Washington elected 1st president An exceedingly historic issue as this newspaper reports the formal beginning of the Constitutional Convention--terrific to have in a newspaper from the city where these notable proceedings were held. As such, this is likely the first newspaper to report this event, which significantly includes the election of George Washington as its President. From Philadelphia is a report of various arrivals by boat, and a note: "...General Pinkeney and major Butler, we hear, are delegates to the convention. Friday, at the state house in this city, seven states were fully represented in con... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:54

$3,675.00
169359

1675 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196345530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 26, 1675 * 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 a nice newspaper for framing & ... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:53

$47.00
169358

EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372540071478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 31, 1669 * 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 a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & disp... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:52

$47.00
169347

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD EDITION England Gazette 1665 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372540064304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, Oxford, England, Dec. 28, 1665 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. The London Gazette still publishes to this day. This is issue ... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:42

$3,450.00
169317

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original w/ Benedict Arnold & King 1781 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539733900

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, London, Sept. 13, 1781 * Revolutionary War Era * Benedict Arnold * From The Enemy Page 2 has nearly 2 columns taken up with: "American News" with some bits including: "...letter from Lord George Germain...of which the following is an extract: I have received the King's commands to signify to you his Majesty's pleasures that you do acquaint Brig. General Arnold, Lt. Colonels Dundas & Simcoe...that their conduce & behaviour are approved of by his Majesty...". Also: "...informed that yesterday...about 1000 rebels in 50 whaleboats crossed the North River at Dobb's Ferry and landed near Col. Philips; a reconnoitering party of British & Hessians in number supposed about 200, fell in with... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:33

$58.00
169316

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196124418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, London, Feb. 20, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Page 3 has a letter dated at Boston noting in part: "...Captain Pyne mentions in his letter that the Americans are determined never to submit to Great Britain". and further on: "...Letters have been received...who have made their escape from Brest whither they were some time since taken prisoners by Paul Jones. They are both arrived at Cork & reports that upwards of 280 English seamen are confined on board Jones's vessel, the Ranger, and that an old French frigate is fitting out for him at Brest & is to sail under American colours." This latter item is a rare reference to the French ship Duc de Duras which was renamed the B... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:33

$78.00
169313

1746 Old Edinburgh Newspaper JACOBITE Risings REBELLION The Pretender TREASON


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539732793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 8, 1746 * Jacobite Rebellion conspirators Page 3 has reports headed: "Edinburgh" with late items concerning the Jacobite Rebellion. A few bits include: "Among the prisoners brought in...were some deserters from Lee's who were closely confined in the Castle...was almost a continual setting out of witnesses for Carlisle to give evidence for & against the unfortunate Rebel prisoners...notwithstanding the most diligent search to apprehend the rebel stragglers, some have escaped with their Pretender to Ostend & are now gone into the French service. Last week some Rebels who were lurking in this city...were discovered & closely confined..." and more. Four pages, nice red tax stamp ... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:32

$49.00
169275

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets College Football UPSET 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535653321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 only (sports), December 3, 1933 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish football * Upsets Army Cadets - NCAA college * Nice headline for display The top of the front page of this section has a great banner headline: "NOTRE DAME ENDS ARMY WINNING STREAK, 13-12" with subhead, 3 large photos and lineups. (see) Nice for display. This was the third season without Knute Rockne on the sidelines after his death and Army's only loss for it's football season. Complete with all 8 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. wikipedia notes: The Army Cadets, the nation's only m... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:14

$42.00
169271

Best TERRY "MACHINE GUN" DRUGGAN Valley Gang Mobster JAIL 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535651058

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 27, 1932 * Terry "Machine Gun" Druggan jailed * Irish-American mobster - gangster * Valley Gang leader - Chicago gangland * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "DRUGGAN TAKEN TO U. S. CELL" with subheads and small related photo. Nice for display. Photo of Druggan covering face 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:11

$97.00
169261

1st AIRPLANE FLIGHT England to Australia - Ross Macpherson Smith 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193697709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1919 * 1st airplane flight - England to Australia * Aviator Ross Macpherson Smith The top of page 17 has a two column heading: "Smith Flies to Australia, Wins $50,000; King and Two Premiers Felicitate Him" First report coverage on the last leg of the 1st airplane flight from England to Australia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:56

$40.00
169256

Early 1718 Newspaper 18th Century LONDON GAZETTE Before Revolutionary War UK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535634669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 19, 1718 * Early 18th century This issue is 300 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe and more. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete single sheet newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, light foxing, nice condition. Historical Background: "When in the autumn of 1665 Charles II sought shelter in Oxford from the Great Plague, he and his courtiers wanted newspapers to read, yet feared to touch "The Intelligencer" or "The News," which, coming from London, might be infected. Therefore Leonard Litchfeld,... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:53

$28.00
169227

Early MOBY-DICK The White Whale Herman Melville Novel REVIEW 1851 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192975324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 1, 1851 * Herman Melville's Moby-Dick * Early novel review - The Whale Page 3 has a quite inconspicuous review of what would become one of the more notable literary works of the 19th century, "Moby Dick", or as it was originally known. It was published first in England, just 13 days before this review, and was originally titled: "The Whale". Within the body of various reports under "Town Talk and Table Talk" is the review, which includes: "...Herman Melville's last and best and most wildly imaginative story, The Whale...will worthily support his reputation for singularly vivid and reckless imaginative power -- great aptitude for quaint and original philosophical speculation, degener... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 15:01

$69.00
169226

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands w/ Print 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534580344

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, April, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook death * Third Voyage - 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 January, 1779 when he returned to the Hawaiian Islands after his search for a Northwest Passage to the Atlantic. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Description of Karakakooa Bay--Visit from Koah, a Priest & Warrior--Ceremonies at the Landing of Captain Cook--Arrival of Terreeoboo, King of the Island--Other Particulars of the Intercourse with the Nativ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:58

$165.00
169224

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette Over 285 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192972188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 13, 1729 * 18th Century original * Over 285 years old This newspaper is over 285 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:57

$24.00
169217

DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Airplane Flight WELCOME HOME Photos 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192968996

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 5, 1938. * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? * Welcome home - New York Harbor The top of the front page has a two column headline: "CORRIGAN ACCLAIMED HERE IN NOISY HARBOR GREETING; GETS CITY WELCOME TODAY" with subheads. (see) Page 3 has a banner headline: "New York Welcomes Corrigan as He Returns, by Ship, From 'California' Flight" with nice pictorial. 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 sub... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:53

$90.00
169210

ELMER LAYDEN Four Horsemen Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football HIRE1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192966316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, December 10, 1933 * Elmer Layden becomes Notre Dame head coach * The Four Horsemen fame - NCAA college football The front page of this section has a banner headline: "LAYDEN'S FIRST INTERVIEW: TELLS POLICIES" with subheads. (see) Also a nice pictorial with heading: "Old Horseman Takes Up The Reins" Nice for display. Coverage on Elmer Layden being named the new Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team head coach. Complete sport's section only with 8 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 January 12, 2019 14:47

$42.00
169203

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg VA Pre Rev. War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192963300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, March 18, 1775 * Very rare colonial Williamsburg * Pre Revolutionary War tensions This newspaper was published by Dixon & Hunter, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia with terrific content. The front page has a report from London noting: "The petition from the American Congress to the King has been presented to his Majesty...a great personage has inspected all the papers which have been received relating to the unhappy transactions at Boston...". This was likely the Declaration and Resolves opposing the Coerc... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:41

$4,250.00
169186

Rare 17th Century GREAT PLAGUE & London Fire Report 1666 Old England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192704881

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 1, 1666 * The great plague * London fire report Great content in this issue as the back page has a report concerning the rebuilding of London following the disastrous Great London Fire of less than two months previous, reading: "Sir George Moore, with some other Proprietors of houses lately demolished by the Fire in Fleet Street, having prayed liberty to rebuild the same, according to such model, form & scantling as should be set them by the Committee appointed by His Majesty for the advancement of that great work...That the said Proprietors should have liberty to re-edise their buildings accordingly." We have found it quite rare to find any period reference to the Great London Fire in ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 07:00

$435.00
169185

Rare & Early COLONIAL American Boston Massachusetts 1768 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534192782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, with the "Supplement" issue, May 23, 1768 * Rare Colonial America original The content is varied from thoughts on religious concerns on the front page, to "Thoughts on Vegetation" to "A New Method of Making Hogs Grow Quickly Fat" & other curious articles in addition to a wealth of advertisements. The better content is actually found in the attached Supplement issue with the front page having nice content including a letter to the Liverymen of London noting: "...The chief merit with you...I know to be a sacred love of liberty & of those generous principles...have since secured to this nation the great charter of freedom. I will yield to none of my countrymen in this noble zeal...I have steadily pu... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 07:00

$160.00
169183

Rare JAMES MADISON John Quincy Adams & George Prevost WAR OF 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192704362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, Feb. 1, 1814 * War of 1812 original * James Madison & John Quincy Adams * General George Prevost The entire front page is taken up with several documents, including two signed by James Monroe, with the heading: "Russian Mediation" & prefaced with: "I transmit to the house of representatives a report of the secretary of state complying with their resolution of the 13th instant." signed: James Madison. Page 2 has a letter from "Mr. Adams to the Secretary of State" signed by John Q. Adams, with yet another letter signed by him taking 1 1/2 columns. Pg. 3 has a "Proclamation" which begins: "The complete success which has attended his majesty's army on the Niagara frontier, having placed in our posses... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 06:59

$36.00
169180

MAKING PEACE W/ AMERICA ? Revolutionary War Ending 1782 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192703071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 16, 1782 * Making peace with America ? Most of a column on pg. 4 is taken up with: "PEACE WITH AMERICA - A BILL Presented to the House of Commons...to enable His Majesty to conclude a PEACE, or TRUCE, with the Revolted Colonies in North America." (see for full text). This was the first step towards ending the Revolutionary War. Page 5 has very lengthy discussions from the House of Commons which includes much reflection on the Revolutionary War, its cause, and what was done wrong. One bit notes: "...it remained only to enquire into the causes of our failure of success. In his opinion, one great cause was the countenance that had been given in that House to the American rebellion. Gen... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 06:56

$75.00
169179

Post DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE Signing & Revolutionary War Era 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534187882

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 3, 1776 * Independence from Great Britain - Patrick Henry * Reverend John Wesley - Revolutionary War original Page 2 contains a letter concerning events at Quebec and Montreal (see photo). Another page has a lengthy letter signed in type by: John Wesley, and yet another has a letter from Lt. gov. Trumbull which includes: "...we have just heard that Gen. Carleton has this day a meeting with 500 Indian chiefs, friends to government they have brought in four rebel scalps with them, so you find that work is begun, which is horrid, but must have a vast effect on the Provincials...the rebels are drove quite out of Canada." (see) The back page has much great material, including an "...act... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 06:56

$130.00
169178

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy LONDON Chronicle England GREAT YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192318268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 30, 1776 * Revolutionary War original from the enemy * Naval battle - New York Harbor * Great year to have (1776) Page 2 contains a brief report headed: "Extract of a Letter from a Midshipman on board of his Majesty's Frigate, the Emerald, of 34 Guns, dated New York, Sept. 30" which reports that an American privateer appeared off the harbor with a few details of a naval battle (see). On this report also is a red-inked tax stamp. Another page has two soldier desertion ads, with particulars (see). Another article has: "Anecdotes of Mr. Handel" with reference to his famous work the Messiah (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 11, 2019 15:51

$41.00
169171

NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish vs. Northwestern FOOTBALL Knute Rockne 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192315673

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 only (sports), November 24, 1929 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * Year of national championship * NCAA college football The front page of this section has a great banner headline: "NOTRE DAME'S LONG RUNS ROUT N. U., 26 TO 6" with subheads, lineups and large photo with captions. Nice for display. First report coverage on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish's win over the Northwestern Wildcats. The Irish would end the year as national champions, lead by legendary coach Knute Rockne. Complete section 2 only with all 8 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 January 11, 2019 15:44

$47.00
169104

WAR OF 1812 BEGINNING re. Declaration of War America vs. Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392190948667

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 22, 1812 * War of 1812 start * re. Declaration of war Inside has reports on: "The Late Baltimore Riots" and nearly a full page on: "Upper Canada" being a "Proclamation" beginning: "The unprovoked declaration of war by the United States of America against the united kingdom of Great Britain...has been followed by the actual invasion of this province..." & much more, signed in type: Isaac Brock. Also: "Defense of New York" "Army Regulations" "Female Patriotism" "Voice of Patriotism" "Upper Canada "Events of War - Military" & even more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:41

$35.00
169054

Best TERRY "MACHINE GUN" DRUGGAN Valley Gang Mobster Boss 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527905737

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Sept. 27, 1931 * Terry "Machine Gun" Druggan * Irish-American mobster - gangster * Valley Gang leader - Chicago gangland * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "U. S. TRACES 'DRUGGAN PLOT'" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:59

$67.00
169035

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1675 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188904976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 1, 1675 * 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 a nice newspaper for framing & d... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:43

$42.00
169002

EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188669943

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 3, 1669 * 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 a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & disp... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:13

$52.00
168952

Best Timothy D. BIG TIM MURPHY Chicago Mobster Gang ASSASSINATION 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187822473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 28, 1928 * Timothy D. "Big Tim" Murphy assassination * Chicago mobster and labor racketeer * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a five column heading: "Hunt Racketeers as Tim's Slayers" with subheads. (see) More on page 8 with related diagram. 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 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional h... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:21

$62.00
168938

NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish vs. USC Trojans FOOTBALL & Gerald Ford 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372525279775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, Dec. 9, 1934 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * Year of national championship * NCAA college football * President Gerald Ford photo The front page of this section has a great banner headline: "NOTRE DAME'S LONG PASSES BEAT U.S.C., 14-0" with subheads and lineups. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish's win over the USC Trojans. Page 3 has a pictorial showing football players who were in the running for Big Ten player of the year with one showing a young Gerald Ford. (see) Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nic... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2019 14:47

$47.00
168935

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Prohibition Era Irish Gangster Boss SHOT 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187326021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 27, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot * New York City gangster The front page has a one column heading: "Legs Diamond Wounded by Mystery Shot" (see) Photo of Diamond is on the back page. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, 4 small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends January 04, 2019 14:46

$42.00
168883

Best TERRY "MACHINE GUN" DRUGGAN Valley Gang Mobster RAID 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392186454830

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 7, 1930 * Terry "Machine Gun" Druggan * Irish-American mobster - gangster * Valley Gang leader - Chicago gangland * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a nice banner headline: "RAID DRUGGAN'S HOTEL SUITE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, the... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2019 10:06

$78.00
168759

1813 USS CHESAPEAKE vs. HMS Shannon & Sackett's Harbor War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516878659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 19, 1813 * USS Chesapeake vs. HMS Shannon * War of 1812 naval battle * Battle of Sackett's Harbor Near the back is a significant report on one of the more notable naval battles of the War of 1812, the Chesapeake versus the Shannon. The report has a small head: "The Chesapeake Frigate" with the article noting: "...informed that the day before they had parted with the Shannon, with the Chesapeake her prize, steering fro Halifax, 'which she had taken after an engagement of two hours and give her a d___ drubbing.' " And also: "...we learn that they say two large ships going in & shortly after heard a salute fired. They had not been informed of the battle. That the Chesapeake is captured... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:34

$43.00
168757

PENNSYLVANIA LINE MUTINY Continental Army Soldiers Want Higher Pay 1781 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516876929

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, February, 1781 The last 3 pages have nice reports & correspondences on what is known as the Pennsylvania Line Mutiny. This was a mutiny of continental army soldiers who demanded higher pay and better housing conditions. It ended with a negotiated settlement on January 8, 1781. The mutiny was the most successful and important insurrection of continental army soldiers during the Revolutionary War. Complete in 56 pages, 5 by 8 inches, nearly close-trimmed at the right margin of the front leaf only. One of the two plates called for is present being: "The Lady of Loretto" (see). Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a much more scarce title. The title/contents page features a great engravi... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:33

$59.00
168756

JOHN DICKINSON Pennsylvania Farmer Plea & John Hancock Troubles 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182077874

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1769 * John Dickinson * John Hancock Contents include: "A New Voyage to the West Indies, Giving an Account of the various Nations that dwell near the great river Mississippi, ..." which is extremely descriptive of the western lands of America and the native American Indians in the area (see for portions) and taking over 4 pages; "...Letter from General Paoli to an English Gentleman" "Account of the late Abdication in Sweden" Noteworthy is: "An Address to the Americans by the Author of the Farmer's Letters", being John Dickinson. This takes 1 1/2 pages and includes: "In the great & important question now before us, my countrymen, a question on which the liberty or bondage...... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:32

$59.00
168729

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Shot 5 Times New York City NYC Irish GANGSTER 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516853880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, October 13, 1930 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot 5 times * New York City Gangster The top of the front page has four column headline: "'LEGS' DIAMOND SHOT DOWN IN NEW YORK HOTEL ROOM; REFUSES TO NAME GUNMAN" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 14 pages, light toning and and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. source: wikipedia: Jack "Legs" Diamond (1897-December 18, 1931), aka Gentleman Jack, was a famous Irish-American gangster in New York City during the Prohibition era. A bootlegger and close associate of gambler Arnold Rothstein, Diamond survived a number of attempts on his life between 1919 and 1931, causing him to be known as the ... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:06

$47.00
168712

NOTRE DAME Irish vs Ohio State College FOOTBALL Game of Century 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516815230

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, November 3, 1935 * GAME OF THE CENTURY ? * Ohio State vs. Notre Dame * Famous comeback win The front page has a five column headline: "Notre Dame Whips Ohio State, 18-13" with subhead. (see) "Whips" ? The front page of section 2 (sports) has a large photo with heading: "Battle Of Thrills When Irish, Buckeyes Get Together" More on page 4 of this section with lineups. This was the famous game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Ohio State Buckeyes. This game is considered by many as the game of the century amongst a few others. Complete 1st and 2nd (sports) sections only with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of i... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:28

$48.00
168707

SOUTHERN CROSS Charles Kingsford Smith Trans-Atlantic AIRPLANE 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516812331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 24, 1930 * Southern Cross airplane - aircraft * Transatlantic flight Ireland to U.S. * Charles Kingsford Smith The front page has a great banner headline: "FLY FOR U. S. FROM IRELAND" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos on the back page. Complete with all 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Tiny piece torn away at the bottom right corner of the front page with minimal text loss, otherwise very nice. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:24

$40.00
168700

EDWARD SETTLE GODFREY General Custer's Massacre Survivor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182037429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 2, 1932 * Edward Settle Godfrey death * Custer's Massacre survivor Page 26 has a one column heading: "Gen. E. S. Godfrey, Indian Fighter, Dies In 88th Year" with small photo of Godfrey. (see) First report coverage on the death of Edward Settle Godfrey, United States Army Brigadier General who received the Medal of Honor. He was a surviving lieutenant of the 7th United States Cavalry of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:20

$39.00
168694

MAHATMA GANDHI Mohandas Karamchand INDIA Independence & Home Rule 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516806598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 15, 1931 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi * Fight for India's independence * The Mahatma The front page has a one column heading: "GANDHI SITS AS SPINX AS INDIA PARLEY OPENS" with subhead and small photo of Lord John Sankey. (see) Coverage on the Second Round Table Conference in London. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:15

$40.00
168690

Great NEW ENGLAND HURRICANE Connecticut Massachusetts Freak Storm 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182033751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 22, 1938 * New England hurricane * 1938 Freak Storm The front page has a great banner headline: "115 DIE; HURRICANE RIPS EAST" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage continues inside with a few related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:13

$47.00
168648

Famous NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish vs. USC Trojans Football UPSET 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515632998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, Dec. 4, 1938 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * USC Trojans football upset * ND ranked # 1 at the time * NCAA college football The front page of this sport's section only has a great banner headline: "SO. CALIFORNIA UPSETS NOTRE DAME, 13 TO 0" with subheads, three related photos and lineup. Nice for display. First report coverage on the USC Trojans upset of Notre Dame who was undefeated late in the season before this game. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition, four small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2018 06:59

$44.00
169293

Rare & Unusual DUBLIN Capital of Ireland Irish 1741 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392196075028

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DUBLIN NEWS-LETTER, Ireland, Feb. 16, 1741 * Rare 18th century Irish newspaper A very early newspaper from Ireland. A wealth of news reports with datelines fro throughout Europe including London and Dublin. Four pages, archival repair at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2018 07:49

$59.99
169285

Great IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE Republican Army ENDS Ceasefire in 1921 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372538804305

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1921 * Irish War of Independence truce * Irish Republican Army * Éamon de Valera The top of the front page has a three column headline: "TERMS OF IRISH TRUCE ARE AGREED ON; DE VALERA WARNS ON OVER-CONFIDENCE; MEETING WITH LLOYD GEORGE THIS WEEK" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the official end of the Irish War of independence. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 24, 2018 12:26

$39.99
169243

Five 18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1757-1772 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 392193598666

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Feb. 10, 1757, July 12, 1763, June 16, 1767, June 24, 1769, & April 14, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches. Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.

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Ends December 21, 2018 11:24

$39.99
168592

Rare PITTSFIELD MASSACHUSETTS Berkshire County 19th Century 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508488664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PITTSFIELD SUN, Massachusetts, March 21, 1812 * Pre-War of 1812 tensions * Berkshire County Much reporting from Congress and several items which give some sense that war might not be far off. Includes are two Acts of the Mass. legislature. Inside has several items concerning tense situations with England. We would be at war with them within 3 months. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed with wide margins, small piece from an upper corner fortunately does not affect any text, rubbing in the dateline causes minor loss.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:44

$29.00
168588

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENDING EVENTS w/ John Dickinson December 30, 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176986965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 30, 1783 Page 2 has several reports headed: "America" including a report that John Dickinson was elected President of the Pennsylvania Assembly, & more. Also: "...Before she sailed all the King's troops and refugees had evacuated New York & the Americans had taken possession of the same...what with the number of people brought there by curiosity to see the place evacuated, and others to behold the celebration of the peace, the city appeared as full of inhabitants as when the troops were there...The remainder of theirs troops have been dismissed, almost naked, and without their arrears being paid to enable them to provide for their families..." and more. Further on: "...from Wilmington, in No... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:41

$56.00
168582

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176985612

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 9 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Most of the ftpg. is: "The Humble and Dutiful Declaration & Address of his Majesty's American Loyalists" continued in a future issue (not present). This is a lengthy & passionate appeal which has near the beginning: "We, his Majesty's most dutiful & faithful subjects, the loyal inhabitants of America, who have happily got within the protection of the British forces...yet from numberless obstacles...have hitherto been compelled to remain under the tyranny of the Rebels & submit to the measures of Congressional usurpation..." and much more. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:37

$37.00
169198

1938 Newspaper DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Transatlantic Ocean Airplane Flight


eBay Auction Item # 392192777970

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., July 18, 1938. * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? The top of the front page has three column headline: "'MISSING' FLIER LANDS SINGLE-MOTORED PLANE AT IRISH AIRPORT TODAY'" with subheads. (see) Much more on the following pages with a few wire photos. Loads of text here. First report coverage on Douglas Corrigan's famous flight from New York City to Ireland. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, good condition.

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Ends December 20, 2018 09:20

$39.99
169191

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENDING EVENTS George Washington to Guy Carleton 1783 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372534209266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, January 14, 1783 * American Revolutionary War * General George Washington Page 2 has reports of continuing skirmishing in the war with: "...a vessel having arrived at New York...The French fleet remained at Boston & Portsmouth without shewing the least disposition to leave those places & the American and French troops were gone into winter quarters...brought word of an attack made by a considerable body of the Americans on a small foraging party of English in which the latter repulsed them with great loss...to transports to Carolina under his convoy to take off the remainder of the troops from Charlestown...considerable fleet was to sail from Carolina..." and also: "...informed that about ... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 07:25

$79.99
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