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177211

Great QUEEN ELIZABETH II CORONATION w/ Many Photos London England 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392570599241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, Extra, June 2, 1953 * Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II The front page has a great banner headline above the masthead: "CROWN QUEEN ELIZABETH IN POMP AND SPLENDOR" with subheads and two related photos. Nice for display. Much more inside with full page pictorial. Queen Elizabeth II has now surpassed the reign of Queen Victoria, the previous longest reigning monarch in British history. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 11:37

$82.00
177208

QUEEN VICTORIA DEATH Monarch of Great Britain & Empress of India 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392570596447

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON MORNING JOURNAL, January 23, 1901 * Queen Victoria death (1st report) * U.K. Great Britain and Ireland * Edward VII becomes King The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "LONG REIGN IS ENDED" with many subheads photo. More on pages 2, 3 & 4. Loads of text. Incomplete issue containing the 1st 4 pages only of a 12 page issue, many problems with condition. Archivally mended along the separated central fold with smaller other mends, piece torn away along the bottom margin (see), some other wear as well, nice for display as such.

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Ends January 04, 2020 11:34

$40.00
177207

1683 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 335 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372864258982

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 5, 1683 * Among the 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 fr... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2020 11:34

$37.00
177178

18th Century CARIBBEAN ISLANDS MAP & re. Ben Franklin Kite Experiment Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862996384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756 The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes (see photos for portions). But of greater significance is the great and desirable foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes...". This map folds out to 8 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches and is in very nice, clean condition. This map is rarely found within the issue as most were removed years ago. Further inside the issue is a very detailed 2 1/2 pg. article on: "A Paper Kite Electrified by a Storm" by M. de Romas, being an experiment very much like Ben Franklin's a bit earlier. Indeed, a footnote includes: "M. de Ro... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:51

$340.00
177177

BATTLE OF EUTAW SPRINGS South Carolina SC Revolutionary War 1782 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392568299987

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1782 * Battle of Eutaw Springs SC * American Revolutionary War Near the back is over a page of "American News" with reports on closing events of the war, including an item from Philadelphia: "Laurence Marr & John Moody, both of Col. Barton's Tory regiment, were apprehended in this city on suspicion of being spies...were both sentenced to die...". Also: "...the American generals Greene & Hayter have issued an edict for a general pardon to all those persons who took the oath of allegiance during Lord Cornwallis's march to Virginia....". An item from Fishkill notes: "....the enemy have been completely disappointed in their designs on the northern frontiers of this state..." with ... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:51

$68.00
177174

BENEDICT ARNOLD Major John Andre TRAITOR Revolutionary War Defects 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862993509

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1780 * Benedict Arnold defects * Major John Andre treason * Revolutionary War Within the "Historical Chronicle" near the back of the issue is a portion which notes: "...These gentlemen were reply'd to by others in opposition, who in thee accumstom'd style execrated the American war & denounced vengeance on those who had been the cause of it...all the evils with which we are not threatened, & the loss of our transmarine possessions; the independency of the colonies; their accession to the power of our natural enemies; & their possession as essential to the very being of Great Britain as a great nation, was all foreseen & foretold before the tyranny of administration had... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:46

$133.00
177173

BOTANY BAY AUSTRALIA Admiral Arthur Phillip & African Slave Trade 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862992084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, April, 1788 * Botany Bay, Australia - Admiral Arthur Phillip * Northern plantations act to discourage the slave trade Within this issue is a report concerning Commodore Phillips at Botany Bay reading: "The Botany fleet arrived at the Cape on the 13th of October, after a passage from Rio de Janeiro of only five weeks & four days. Commodore Phillips, after supplying the ships with sea stores, means to purchase live stock of every kind the country affords & then to proceed in a direct course to the place of is destination, unless driven by stress of weather to alter it.". This report coincides with the historical record which indicates Phillips stopped off at Brazil for various supplies ... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$95.00
177172

WAR OF 1812 United States President James Madison PROCLAMATION in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862990313

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812 * War of 1812 declaration by United States * James Madison proclamation An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, headed: "AN ACT Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain...and the United States of America & their territories", signed in type by the President: James Madison. Great to have this historic reporting in a newspaper published so close to Washington, D.C., and in ... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$118.00
177135

1699 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 320 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861844226

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 2, 1699 * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had * 17th century original 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 newspap... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:15

$29.00
177001

LORD JOHN FRENCH Irish War of Independence Assassination Attempt 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372851071945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 20, 1919 * Lord John French assassination attempt * Irish War of Independence - Martin Savage * Ashtown, Dublin, Ireland The top of the front page has a three column headline: "LORD FRENCH ATTACKED FROM AMBUSH; ESCAPES DUBLIN BOMBS AND BULLETS; TWO POLICEMEN HIT, ONE ASSASSIN KILLED" with subheads and photo of Lord French. (see) Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:06

$45.00
176973

Revolutionary War NEW ENGLAND America MAP New York City Captured 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392548576676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776 * Capture of New York City * Rare Connecticut & Rhode Island map * American Revolutionary War This issue begins with "Proceedings in the House of Commons..." which includes discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...Nothing could have afforded me so much satisfaction as to have been able to inform you...that the troubles which have so long distracted my colonies in North America were at an end; and that my unhappy people, recovered from their delusion, had delivered themselves from the oppression of their leaders, & returned to their duty; but so daring & desperate is the spirit of those leaders...that they have now openly renounced all allegiance to the crown & ... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:31

$485.00
176972

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON as a Major JEWISH Jews Colony East Indies 1757 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372850791033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1757 * Early Major George Washington * Jewish colony in the East Indies The first 2 1/2 pages have reports from the French & Indian War in America, including five letters written by General Braddock datelined Williamsburgh and Alexandria. In the introductory comments on the first page is mention that: "...concerning the territories in America mention'd in the treaty of Utrecht; of several Indian traders seized by the French on the Ohio, and sent prisoners to France, but afterwards enlarged on the interposition of Lord Albemarle; and of the murder of Mr. Jumonville by a party of English under Major Washington. We have also...given an account...of the expedition & defeat of General Bra... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:30

$136.00
176971

Early MAJOR GEORGE WASHINGTON 22 Years Old in French & Indian War 1754 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392548576162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1754 * Early George Washington * French and Indian War A very rare opportunity for a periodical which mentions George Washington long before he would become more famous 20 years later. An inside page has a nice article titled: "Account of a Journey from Williamsburg to the French Fort near the Lake Erie in Virginia" which begins: "The French having been lately erecting forts & making settlements upon the river Ohio, in the western parts of Virginia, which are known to be the property of Great Britain, Major George Washington was sent by Governor Dinwiddie with a letter to the French commandant on that river...Mr. Washington set out on the 31st of October, 1753..." wi... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:30

$255.00
176909

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1803-1809 Original NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392546782578

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, June 11, 1803; United States' Gazette, Sept. 11, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Oct. 27, 1804; New England Palladium, Sept. 21, 1802; and Boston Patriot, May 24, 1809. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:20

$48.00
176907

FRED "KILLER" BURKE Captured & Tim Healy Irish Free State DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849576402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1931 * Tim Healy (politician) death * Irish nationalist - Irish Free State * Gangster era hitman Fred "Killer" Burke captured * St. Valentine's Day massacre suspect Page 25 has a one column heading: "'TIM' HEALY DIES, IRISH STATESMAN" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Tim Healy, first Governor-General of the Irish Free State. Page 52 has one column headings: "BURKE, ACE OF CRIME, IS CAPTURED ASLEEP" "Killer, Charged With Chicago's St. Valentine Massacre, Is Surrounded in Missouri Farmhouse", "Rushed With Machine Guns" "Fugitive, Who Is Trapped in Bed, Thought His Captors Were Gangsters Seeking Vengeance" with smaller subheads. First report coverage ... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:19

$42.00
176882

Historic NEW ENGLAND RESTRAINING ACT Pre Rev. War 1775 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848371801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 2, 1775 * The New England Restraining Act * Pre Revolutionary tension w/ England * John Hancock gets married Taking nearly one-third of the front page and most of page 2 is the extension of the very historic New England Restraining Act by Parliament. This was the King's response to the American colonies' decision to boycott British goods. The Act provided that New England's trade be limited to Britain and the British West Indies, trade with other nations prohibited effective July 1, 1775. In April 1775, after news was received in London that colonies outside of New England had joined the Continental Association, a second restraining Act was passed to include the colonies of Pen... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:09

$940.00
176870

Rare 1716 POST BOY Newspaper LONDON England 18th Century w/ Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392545160996

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London, July 5, 1716 * Rare title w/ nice masthead One of the nicer mastheads of the 18th century as it features two handsome engravings (see). Various news reports from Europe. The back page is mostly filled with advertisements and notices. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, measures 8 1/4 by 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:02

$36.00
176851

ROBERT FROST Rural Life American Poetry Poems 1st Report DEATH 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372847219958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., January 29, 1963 * Robert Frost death (1st report) * American poet The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "World Pays Tribute to Robert Frost" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of famous American poet, Robert Lee Frost. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosoph... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:16

$42.00
176846

NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish vs. ARMY Football Game of the Century 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543449778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., November 10, 1946 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Army Cadets * College football # 1 and # 2 teams at the time * Early, same day report during the game * "Game of the Century" fame The top of the front page has a three column heading: "Army, Notre Dame Battle Through 3 Scoreless Periods" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 10) has a six column headline: "74,000 Fans See Irish Battle Cadets" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 16 pages, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally nice.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:13

$44.00
176817

SLAVERY AUCTION New Orleans LA Louisiana Slaves Sale PRINT 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846098134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Apr. 6, 1861 * Great slave auction illustration * Pre Civil War South - rare Most of a page is taken up with a print: "The Dandy Slave: A Scene in Baltimore, Md." and "Slaves For Sale: A Scene in New Orleans", both showing slaves dressed in formal attire. A related article: "The Dandy Slave" begins: "Whenever a [black] can afford it, he dresses well, sometimes quietly and in good taste..." This is followed by an article: "Slaves For Sale", which includes: "The accompanying engraving represents a gang of [blacks] exhibited in the city of New Orleans previous to an auction...The men & women are well clothed in their Sunday best..." and more. Also in this issue is a full page print:... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:45

$168.00
176813

SEAN O'CASEY Irish Dramatiist Memoirist Dublin Ireland Fame DEATH 1964 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846097496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. Sept. 9, 1964 * Sean O'Casey death (1st report) * Irish dramatist and memoirist - socialist * Dublin, Ireland working class The front page has a two column heading: "Heart Attack Is Fatal To Sean O'Casey, 84" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 9 with photo of O'Casey. Complete with all 42 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:43

$44.00
176769

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Win World Series CHAMPIONS New York Yankees 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536484096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Conn., Oct. 11, 1926 * St. Louis Cardinals World Champions * World Series of baseball * New York Yankees The sport's section (8) has a 4 column headline: "Alexander Hero in St. Louis' Series Triumph" with subhead: "Alexander Tops Ruth For 1926 Series Honers; Thevenow ALso Stars" with box scores & 4 player pictorial which includes Alexander. (See) Page 9 has a separate article headed: "Babe Ruth Has Eight Home Runs In Seven Series" with photo. (See) Complete with all 12 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:31

$68.00
176768

1677 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 342 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841686506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 29, 1677 * Among the 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 f... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:31

$47.00
176761

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536448401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Page 4 has a letter noting: "...urging the Councils of the State to give up to French & Congressional ambition the independence of American, and with it our best resources of commerce, wealth, and naval strength...For the wise maxims...of that Court...are 'that the independence of America must prove the annihilation of the marine power of England, which, having no longer any colonies, can in a little time have no marine...". This is followed by a: "Letter from Monsieur DePortail, a French officer in the Service of America...dated at Washington's Camp at White Marsh, Twelve Miles from Philadelphia" dated Nov. 12, 1778 (see). One-third o... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:01

$57.00
176760

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666825

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

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$42.00
176759

Best FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun * Best title to be had ? very rare The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "M'ERLANE, GANG KILLER, IS DEAD OF PNEUMONIA" with subhead and two related photos. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. 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". wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangste... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$88.00
176726

Post Revolutionary War TRADE w/ American Colonies to Resume ? 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534919683

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 22, 1783 * Post American Revolutionary War * Trade with the enemy to resume ? Several items concerning the reestablishment of trade between America and England including: "We hope & trust that the stipulations of the treaty are such as will revive our injured trade & restore our commercial intercourse with our American Brethren...declare it to be our firm persuasion that the great commercial interests of this country, & of North America, are inseparably united." Then there are over 3 pages of reports from the "House of Commons" concerning; "American Trade" as well as "Motions Concerning The Peace". Simply a wealth of interest background on how the treaty of peace was tweaked before... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:02

$37.00
176725

LOYALISTS STAYING IN AMERICAN Colonies Post Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534919497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 2, 1783 * Loyalists staying in America ? Page 2 includes: "...contain no account of the evacuation of New York, nor related any fixed period for the actual accomplishment of that event...cause of this uncertainty is stated to be the difficulty off disposing of the Loyalists, and the peremptory perseverance on the part of the Congress in decline all interference for the protection of that unfortunate description of people..." and more. Relating to this is a bkpg. letter fro the Bay of Fundy (near Nova Scotia & New Brunswick) detailing how nice the area is for settlement for Loyalists. Then a report from New York concerning the departure of Loyalists. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 ... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:02

$33.00
176723

(8) Rare 18th Century CANTERBURY Kent Cathedral City England 1796 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372840313395

Offered are 8 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795 A group lot of 8 issues all from 1795, each with the very ornate & decorative masthead. Each is in "2nd rate" condition with minor disfigurements, no portions missing.

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:01

$38.00
176720

1683 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 336 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England Rare


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534916685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 24, 1683 * Among the Earliest of English language newspapers to be had The back page has an interesting report noting in part: "There is lately taken, and in the custody of the Keeper of His Majesties Goal of Newgate, one Edward Cooke, a notorious Highway Robber, and Housebreaker, about 23 years of age..." with more on him. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:59

$41.00
176717

CHEROKEE NATION Indians & North Carolina Boundary Line Argument 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534916138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 2, 1767 * Cherokee Nation - Indians (currently spelled Gloucester) The middle of the ftpg. has a report headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline, which mentions a proclamation by N.C. Governor Tryon for a dividing line between North Carolina land and Cherokee Indian land. Also one for apprehending offenders who: "...infested all the back parts of the southern provinces." Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:58

$38.00
176716

Very Early HOT AIR BALLOONING 18th Century Flight w/ Flame 1784 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372840309771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, Nov. 25, 1784 * Very early hot air ballooning Page 3 has a very early report on hot air ballooning: "On Saturday last was launched from the church yard in this place, a balloon of great magnitude, filled with inflammable air...The gas was not produced, as usual, from vitriolic acid...but from less expensive materials...which promise to be an important discovery in the history of Air Balloons...It rose slowly to the height of about 200 feet & then descended..." with more detail. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition, tax stamp on page 3.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:58

$27.00
177298

1667 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 352 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 372866735327

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 10, 1667 * 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 & dis... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 13:40

$34.99
177292

TEHRAN CONFERENCE in Iran World War II FDR Churchill & Stalin 1943 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372866700586

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, Los Angeles, December 6, 1943 * Tehran Conference in Iran * Franklin D. Roosevelt - Winston Churchill - Joseph Stalin The bold banner headline above the masthead announces: "MAP 2ND FRONT" with subheads and photo of the "Big 3". (see) Coverage on the Tehran Conference meeting between the big three powers in Iran. Thirty-six pages, larger tabloid size measuring 19 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, archival mending along the central fold on page 2, light toning, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: The Tehran Conference (codenamed Eureka) was the meeting of Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill between November 28 and December 1, 1943, most of which was held at the Soviet Embassy in Tehran, Iran. I... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 12:55

$37.99
177287

EARLY Rare 17th Century 327 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1692 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392573889939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 19, 1692 * Among the 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 f... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 09:52

$24.99
177282

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1767 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392573861168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 9, 1767 * Early Southern America report (currently spelled Gloucester) The ftpg. has most of the first column taken up with details of the funeral of the Duke of York & Albany, younger bother to King George III. He died in Monaco while on a trip but was buried in Westminster Abbey. Pages 2 & 3 contains letter from Charleston, one bit noting: "...I must then tell you we are all running made as fast as we can & seem to vie with each other in giving proofs of our disaffection to the British government...". This details on plans to destroy any ship what would arrive a a port out of respect for the non-importation agreement. Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring e... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 09:26

$39.99
176682

Very Early 18th Century ALASKA Description - Kamchatka Peninsula 1761 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839884661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 18, 1761 * Very early Alaska description Over two pages are consumed with an excellent and very detailed account of that part of "America" which would be Alaska today, and the surrounding area. It is headed: "An Account of That Part of America, which is Nearest to the Land of Kamtchatca." which is an extract of a book titled "Description of Kamtchatca" which was read before the Royal Society. The photos show only portions. This is one of the earliest descriptive accounts of Alaska we have offered. Eight pages, red tax stamp on page 2, 8 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:21

$74.00
176681

Early KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION 1761 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534351726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 22-24, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The ftpg. begins with the earliest report of the coronation of King George III of England we have found. In fact it was not until two issues later that this newspaper provided details of the ceremony. It begins with a London dateline of Sept. 22 and notes: "This day the ceremony of their Majesties coronation was performed n the Abbey church at Westminster." This is followed by a letter of congratulations from the mayor & other politicians of the city of York. Also, one-third of the ftpg. has news headed: "America" with datelines from New York and Boston. The back page has a poem: "On the Coronation". Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches,... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:20

$74.00
176680

Best JOHN LENNON The Beatles Music Legend DEATH 1980 Liverpool England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534351421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 * John Lennon death * Beatles front man * Best title to be had ? Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper. To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F.K. Here is an unusual opportunity for the report of his death in a Liverpool newspaper with the large headline: "JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD" plus 3 related front page photos. Many more related reports & photos are found on the inside pages. This issue is complete in 14 pa... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:20

$125.00
176673

SINN FEIN Dail Eirann Free Ireland Independence IRISH REPUBLIC in 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534341518

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 22, 1919 * Sinn Fein proclaims parliament of Free Ireland * Dail Eireann - Irish republic The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "IRISH ASSEMBLY DECLARES NEW FREE REPUBLIC" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins and central fold with a little wear, a few small tape mends on the front page, otherwsie good. wikipedia notes: In the 1918 general election, Sinn Féin won 73 of Ireland's 105 seats, and in January 1919, its MPs assembled in Dublin and proclaimed themselves Dáil Éireann, the parliament of Ireland.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:09

$44.00
177248

JUDY GARLAND Wizard of Oz Actress Singer DEATH 1969 Los Angeles Calif Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572065893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 23, 1969 * Judy Garland death * Wizard of OZ fame * INCOMPLETE ISSUE ! Headline above the masthead reads: "Judy Garland, 47, Found Dead" with a subhead: "Judy Garland Dies in London at 47; Tragedy Haunted Star" and two related photos. Great to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, the home of the film & entertainment industry. Rare as such. Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs of the 1st section only (pages 1,2 & 27,28), light toning and minor wear at the central fold and left margin.

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:42

$49.99
177242

Historic & Rare GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Medieval City Conflagration 1666 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572039956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, September 3, 1666 * The Great London Fire issue (historic) This issue certainly ranks as one of the premiere issues of all 17th century newspapers, announcing one of the most tragic events of the period. This issue was published during the outbreak of what would be known as the Great London Fire, which destroyed much of the city of London. Since it was an early report, the article is found at the bottom of the back page of this single sheet issue, beginning with the dateline: "London, Sept. 2 About two o'clock this morning a sudden and lamentable fire brake out in this City which continues still with great violence, and hath already burnt down to the ground many houses thereabouts..." with further... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:07

$8,499.99
177224

340 Years Old Very Early RARE 1679 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392570767142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Aug. 29, 1679 * Newspaper from the 17th century * Rare variant title An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popish Courant" with the same date. The double date is due to the use of two calendars at the time. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2019 14:10

$54.99
176618

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372837146462

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

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:22

$57.00
176617

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND George Washington vs Howe Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372837146363

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Oct. 15, 1776 * Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn * George Washington vs. William Howe * Rare Benedict Arnold mention Included is a noted that: "This Day were Published" various maps of the American colonies as noted. "London" on page 6 reports that: "…on the 8th New York was attacked by our men of war, etc." and that: "…Gen. Howe had gone to the King's Bridge to cut off the retreat of the rebels…" It also mentions an: "…evacuation of New York by the Rebels…" and that "…Gen. Washington was gone to Philadelphia to consult with the Congress what further steps were…to be taken for the security of the colony, and Putnam was to have the command in his abs... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:22

$215.00
176616

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392530508858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 17, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 2 has news from America, including: "...steadily pursue the plan lately adopted for carrying on the American war...that he saw & conversed with the deputies from the New England colonies...with Sir Guy Carleton to know what terms had been proposed by this country to Congress & what terms the colonies they represented, were to be offered..." with more, and further on: "...that Gen. Carleton had assured the Loyalists that when the business he was upon was happily brought to a conclusion, they would be safe in their persons & their property; that letters are daily passing to & from him to General Washington & express... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:21

$49.00
177156

Best QUEEN ELIZABETH II CORONATION w/ Many Photos London England 1953 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392567169880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MAIL, London, June 3, 1953 * Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II This is: "The Golden Reprint" edition as all 12 pages are printed in gold ink. Nice to have a report of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth in a London newspaper, with the banner headline: "LET US CHERISH OUR OWN WAY OF LIFE", with a photo of Queen Elizabeth taking up most of the front page. A plethora of coverage with related photos are on inside page. Believed to be complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2019 15:24

$49.99
177151

ARTICLES OF PEACE TREATY Revolutionary War Ratification Announced 1783 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392566771142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 15, 1783 * Articles of Peace ratification announcement * Ending the American Revolutionary War The back page has half a column with news from America including: "...Sir Guy Carleton received the dispatches from government containing an account of the ratification of the preliminary articles of peace...and he instantly sent Captain Renuet...containing official copies of the preliminary articles, and also of the proclamation declaring the cessation of hostilities...The official accounts of the ratification of the preliminary articles of peace were received in Philadelphia on the 10th of April...in consequence of which the Congress published a proclamation declaring the cessation of arm... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2019 10:04

$39.99
177147

LONDON CHRONICLE American Colonies & England TENSION Pre Rev. War 1769 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372861863897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 18, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * American colonies & England Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The True Constitutional Means for Putting an End to the Disputes Between Great Britain and the American Colonists" which is a review of a pamphlet by this title. It begins: "One of the principal causes of the discontents of the Americans, on account of taxes imposed on them by the British Legislature, being an apprehension of oppression from the parent state..." with much more on defending the taxing of the American colonies. Most of page 2 is taken up with a great letter from Selectmen of Boston (including John Hancock) to the governor, with the governor's response, and t... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2019 09:43

$49.99
177146

ENDING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR America Peace Terms Talks 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392566749838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 3, 1782 * Ending the Revolutionary War ? peace ? All of the ftpg. & part of pg. 2 are taken up with: "Letters From an American Farmer Describing Certain Provincial Situations, Manners, and Customers not General Known..." which offers some interesting thoughts on the culture of the Americans at that time. Pg. 3 includes: "The difference of political opinion between Earl Shelburne & Mr. Fox was simply this: the latter wanted to declare...the immediate & unqualified independence of America & then meanly to throw ourselves on American gratitude for a subsequent peace. On the other hand, the noble Earl conceived that if the declaration of such independence was unavoidable it should at le... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2019 09:37

$59.99
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