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EAMON DE VALERA Ireland Leader IRISH FREE STATE Arrested 1923 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372048234878

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, August 16, 1923 * Eamon de Valera arrested (1st report) * Irish Free State - Ireland president The top of the front page has a one column heading: "IRISH TROOPERS TAKE DE VALEERA" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 16, 2017 15:42

$39.00
156332

GEORGE WASHINGTON Becomes General & Commander-in-Chief Again 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864676224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Aug. 20, 1798 * George Washington commissioned by John Adams * Lieutenant general & Commander-in-chief once again The front page has several reports from England, one makes a mention that: "...the sincere desire of the Executive Directory to avert, by every means, the commencement of hostilities between France and America..." with a bit more. Another item reports: "...accounts from America, dated at New York...We are happy to find that the American journals of that date confirm the appointment of General Washington as Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States of America. The greatest preparations are making for war th... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:29

$55.00
156331

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864675329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 12, 1795 * 18th century America Over half of the front page is taken up with the continuation of: "Features of Mr. Jay's Treaty", known as the Jay Treaty (see hyperlink), continued in a future issue. This treaty of commerce is credited with averting war with England, clarifying some unresolved issues with the treaty which ended the Revolutionary War. Page 2 has two letters to Oliver Wolcott, Secretary of the Treasury. Pg. also has a: "Statement of the Coins at the Mint of the United States" noting the quantities of each denomination (see). Also an item from Savannah noting: "The Negroes are very troublesome here...the country mil... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:28

$47.00
156329

Rare 18th Century Era EDINBURGH SCOTLAND Original 1761 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372046013958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 15, 1761 Page 2 has news headed: "America" with reports from Boston and New York, a bit related to the on-going French & Indian War (see). Four pages, never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:25

$32.00
156328

Vice President JOHN ADAMS Character & General John Burgoyne DEATH 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864672190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Sept. 22, 1792 * General John Burgoyne death * V.P. John Adams' character Most of the ftpg is taken up with: "General Post Office" with a huge listing of the various post roads from town to town. Page 3 has a small item on the character of Vice President John Adams. Another items begins: "It gives us great pleasures...to find that the patriotic Jefferson has become the object of censure..." and a brief mention that Lt. General John Burgoyne has died in England, he being one of the principle British military commanders during the Revolutionary War. The back page has 3 notices from the: "Treasury Department" and one from the "War Department". Fou... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:24

$42.00
156326

Rare LONDON ENGLAND Jacobite Rebellion Era 1746 Old Newspaper w/ Masthead Prints


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864669563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON COURANT, England, Sept. 29, 1746 * Jacobite Rebellion era * Nice masthead The masthead features two nice engravings (see). The front page is taken up with various news from England & elsewhere, while the back page is mostly advertisements. Complete as a large single sheet, 10 1/2 by 17 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:19

$39.00
156320

Historic Yacht "AMERICA" 1st America's Cup Construction PRINT 1851 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864665197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 15, 1851 * 1st America's Cup close * Construction of yacht "America" The front page contains what is perhaps the earliest print of the American yacht named "America" to be found, captioned: "Yacht Building at New York to Compete with the English Yachts at Cowes". At this early point in its construction it was yet to be named, but it would be called the 'America', the namesake of the famous America's Cup race. Reference to this illustration is made in the August 9 issue, in which it is called the 'America'. There is a related article on page 2 titled: "New American Yacht" which notes in part: "...Her construction is on a novel principle...This... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:12

$137.00
156301

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1802-1809 Original NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391863953212

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Aug. 29, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, Feb. 16, 1809; Boston Gazette, Sept. 3, 1804; New England Palladium, Jan. 19, 1802; and New York Herald, Aug. 25, 1804. 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 September 13, 2017 15:25

$35.00
156286

PRINCESS DIANA Death Chased by Poparazzi 1997 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372044776273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, August 31, 1997 * Diana - Princess of Wales * Tragic death from auto accident - being chased by paparazzi This 14 page, 1st section only newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "Car Crash Kills Princess Diana" with subheads and related photos. More inside (see images). This coverage tells of the tragic death of one of the most beloved figures of the late 20th century. This is the complete 1st section (only)., and is in good condition (see images). wikipedia notes: On 31 August 1997, Diana died after a car crash in the Pont de l'Alma road tunnel in Paris along with Dodi Al-Fayed and the acting security manager of the Hôtel Ritz Pa... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2017 11:46

$40.00
156249

GREAT GLOUCESTER NEW ENGLAND SEA SERPENT Captain Joseph Woodward 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391861874350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 16, 1818 * The Great New England Sea Serpent The front page has a report headed and affadavit under:"Sea Serpent" and is signed in type: Joseph Woodward. (see) Other news of the day with many ads. Complete in 4 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:22

$32.00
156155

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859182783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 18, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title Page 2 has: "...is said to be on the consideration of some proposals for accommodating matters with the Americans, said to be received from the Congress by General Howe through the means of General Lee. Among the conditions talked of there is to be a free pardon for Messrs. Hancock and Adams." and: "...by the last mail...packet of letters ...from Dr. Franklin for the Congress...to contain assurances that the court of France are no ways in a temper to break with Great Britain..." and "...Great numbers of the rebels fell in the different skirmishes..." and "The subalterns in the army at New York...are actually ob... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:48

$51.00
156152

HUTCHINSON LETTERS AFFAIR & Boston Tea Party 1774 Pre Rev. War America Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859180132

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & THE NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, May 13, 1774 * The Hutchinson Letters Affair * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * re. The Boston Tea Party The front page has a report London which relate to America and the on-going tea problems, a few bits noting: "...extracts of letters from...the several governors in America of threats & prophetic warnings to the gentlemen to whom the tea was consigned...copies of treasonable papers printed in America...are the regular official information of the different governors...As there was no outrage committed but at Boston, it would be superfluous to narrate all the incendiary scribbling & printing in the different colonies...suffice just to observe.... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:44

$477.00
156139

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON ENGLAND 1714 Old Original British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859165317

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING POST, London, Aug., 28, 1714 An early issue of this famous title from England, the ftpg. having reports from Stockholm, Hamburg and Amsterdam. More European reports on page 2. This is just the front leaf of a 4 page issue, lacking the back leaf. As such a nice issue for display in nice condition. Measures 7 1/4 by 9 1/4 inches.

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:24

$19.00
156138

Rare 18th Century 1715 Newspaper Nice Masthead Engravings & William Read Death


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859164334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, May 26, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings * William Read death * Occultist - itinerant quack A handsome issue with the two nice, detailed engravings in the masthead. The back page has a brief item: "The same day, Sir William Read, his Majesty's Ocultist in Chief, died at Rochester; he was the most expert of all those of his profession." See this hyperlink for more on this fascinating man, who Wikisource calls an itinerant quack. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:22

$59.00
156108

Rare TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION Pre Revolutionary War 1768 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391858358158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 22, 1768 * Taxation without representation * Pre Revolutionary War tensions An inside page item headed: "America" begins: "The last advices from the Creek country inform us that all the men in the upper towns able to bear arms were gone & going out against a body of the Chocktaws & Chickesaws..." with more (see). And a report from Charleston includes: "...that the governor at home seems more determined than ever that the revenue acts, to operate in America, shall be enforced..." (see). An excellent report from Philadelphia includes: "...duties for the sole & express purpose of raising a revenue have been lately imposed by acts of parliament...im... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2017 14:32

$245.00
156107

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1743 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372037927940

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 24, 1743 * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. Heading the front page is: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in England, Scotland and America." This 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Ver nice condition, 5 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American periodical from such an early year. ... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2017 14:16

$110.00
156106

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372037921112

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789 * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Botany Bay - Australia Page 7 has a brief item from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received from the Colony, they saw no reason for abandoning it." Considerable discussion is present regarding the "Slave Trade" which includes an appeal by William Wilberforce, and the bkpg. has mention of a ship: "...arrived from Nantz to take in brandy & wines for Africa, each vessel intending to purchase from 800 to 1000 slaves. He also ... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2017 14:08

$98.00
156097

PRINCESS DIANA's Tragic Death Report 1997 London Newspaper Chased by Paparazzi


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391858331378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EXPRESS, London, August 31, 1997 (pgs. 1-4, 93-96) * Princess Di's tragic death report * Authentic London newspaper The bold, full-banner, 2-line headline reads: "DIANA IS DEAD", with subhead: "Princess and Dodi killed in car smash", with a large photo of the mangled vehicle and supporting text. The inside has additional coverage and photos (see images). Great to have this tragic event in a London newspaper. Included are only pages 1-4 and 93-96, but quite displayable, and in very nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2017 13:47

$60.00
156030

(2) HMS VICTORY Royal Navy Ship w/ Sir John Balchen LOST at Sea 1744 Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372032846006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, two issue set, London, England, October and November, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! October issue: Certainly the most notable report in the 1st issue is the report of the sinking of the British ship H.M.S. Victory. A report dated February 5, 2009 from the "Best Syndication News" service brings this event into the 21st century with its breaking news reading: "The HMS Victory ship sunk in stormy seas back in 1744 but it wasn’t until this week, when an American company called Odyssey discovered what they call “the most significant shipwreck discovery in history.” There are two reports of this ship's sin... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:22

$77.00
156029

General WILLIAM HOWE CRITICIZED American Revolutionary War 1781 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391854693485

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, January 20, 1781 * General William Howe criticized * Revolutionary War original All of the front page & a portion of page 2 are taken up with "Letter IV" of a series of very critical letters on the conduct of General William Howe in America during the Revolutionary War. Some portions include: "...In all your letters...both while you was at Boston & after you was driven out of it, you are perpetually writing that nothing was more to be desired by you than to bring the rebels to a decisive action. In words it is impossible to do so: By your actions, sir, it seems impossible for you to show a more fixed & determined resolution not to do it. Five times did the re... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:21

$66.00
156028

Nice MASTHEAD Engraving 18th Century London England SATIRE 1753 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372032844531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, London, England, Feb. 15, 1753 This is an interesting six page newspaper which only lasted for four years, devoted to satirizing the vices and follies of the fashionable world rather than reporting the news of the day. Nice woodcut in the masthead of a man writing in a book while looking at a globe. Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:20

$28.00
156027

Rare Short Lived 18th Century SIR HEISTER RYLEY London England 1710 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391854691297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, Sept. 6, 1710 * Early 18th century * Rare title Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a "stickler in the business of truth" and absolutely adverse to siding with any political party. His little newspaper was a 4 page serial. It contained essays, letters and miscellaneous material which was datelined: "...at a Gentleman's House in Great Marlborough Street". The newspaper lasted through only eighty issues, being quite rare as such. Four pages, 5 1/4 by 7 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:19

$44.00
156026

Rare 18th Century 1721 Old Newspaper w/ PIRATE Bartholomew Roberts (Black Bart)


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391854690240

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHITE-HALL EVENING POST, London, July 25, 1721 * Pirate Bartholomew Roberts * Early 18th century original Near the bottom of page 2 is a report: "...likewise advice that a ship from Leverpool to Ireland, and loaded there with provisions for Antegoa, was met by a Pyrate off St. Mary's, who took from her half her beef, and all her butter; and that the said Pyrate Ship was commanded by one Roberts, who told them he was going for the coast of Africa." This would seem to be the infamous pirate Bartholomew Roberts, the most successful pirate of the Golden Age of Piracy as measured by vessels captured, taking over 470 prizes in his career (see hyperlink). He would later be known as "Black Bart... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:18

$98.00
156025

Rare & Early BRITISH 18th Century St. James's 1725 Old London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391854689123

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ST. JAMES'S EVENING POST, London, Oct. 23, 1725 * Rare 18th century title A very handsome issue with the nice masthead featuring a darkly inked coat-of-arms engraving. Inside has a few reporting mentioning ships to & from America, and an item noting; "...from Trinity Harbour in Newfoundland, who told him there had been no Pyrates lately on the banks or harbour there." Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, wide margins, 8 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches, printed on very sturdy stock, very nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:16

$48.00
156024

ADOLPH HITLER England Blockade Nazis Proclamation 1940 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391854687886

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, August 17, 1940 * Adolph Hitler orders blockade on Great Britain * London bombed by Germans The front page has a two column heading: "HITLER CLAIMS FULL BLOCKADE IN FORCE FOR ENGLISH WATERS" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:15

$30.00
156017

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Colonel Ethan Allen & Benjamin Franklin Letter 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372032821566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1778 * Benjamin Franklin letter * Ethan Allen The first item is: "Debate in the House of Commons" which takes 7 pages and does include discussion on the Revolutionary War, a few of the items including: "...stated the causes that led to the American war...that neither France or Spain would take up arms in favour of the Rebels...the conduct of Ld. Howe, who, in his dangerous passage up the Elk river...conducted a large fleet up Chesapeake bay...General Burgoyne's letters attest that the provincials...were the first that fired upon his troops...one happy opportunity of putting a stop to the effusion of blood when after the battles of Lexington, Concord, a... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:06

$61.00
156016

DICK TURPIN English Highwayman Outlaw EXECUTION Hanging & Georgia 1739 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391854679417

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, April, 1739 * English Highwayman Dick Turpin * Execution (hanging) at York, England * Early Georgia - James Oglethorpe Perhaps the best content in this issue is a nice report of the execution of the infamous highwayman Dick Turpin. See the hyperlink for much more on him. The report includes: "The notorious Richard Turpin, and John Stead, were executed at York for horse stealing. Turpin behaved in an undaunted manner; as he mounted the ladder, feeling his right leg tremble, he stamped it down, and looking round about him with an unconcerned air, he spoke a few words to the topsman, then threw himself off, and expir'd in five minutes. He declared h... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:05

$68.00
155980

(3) Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH 1706 Newspapers w/ Nice Masthead Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391853603464

Shown are 3 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: * Rare & early 18th century issues * Nice masthead engravings THE POST BOY, London, 3 different issues all from 1706 of this nice newspaper with the two engravings in the masthead. These are "2nd rate" issues with no portions missing, just not nice enough for "1st rate". Complete as single sheet newspapers.

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:15

$54.00
155926

AMELIA EARHART Putnam 1st WOMAN Transatlantic Airplane Flight SOLO1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391851214460

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraaska, May 23, 1932. * Amelia Earhart Putnam * Transatlantic flight (Airplane) * 1st woman to achieve solo The front page has a five column heading: "Amelia Flies in Storm to London" with subhead, photo and related map. (see) Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins. generally good.

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Ends August 27, 2017 15:41

$42.00
155887

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026521114

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 17, 1767 * Early America Page 6 has most of a column with news headed: "America" with datelines from New York and Philadelphia (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:44

$25.00
155876

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter to Congress 1808 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026487921

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 28, 1808 * President Thomas Jefferson * From our nation's capital Pages 2 and 3 have much reporting from Congress & includes a letter to Congress, signed by the President: Th. Jefferson, introducing some document concerning relations between the U.S. and England & France. Nice to have in this newspaper which was the mouthpiece of the federal government. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:21

$28.00
155874

First BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas Virginia Description 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850462996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run described The first column features a nice stack of headlines concerning the Civil War, but the best content is on the back page which has about 5 columns taken up with: "The Defeat At Manassas" "Mr. Russell's Account to the London Times--A Cowardly Rout and Causeless Panic--Scenes in Washington After the Retreat". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, wear at the margins with some repairs at the spine.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:18

$32.00
155870

PITHOLE PA Pennsylvania Ghost Town OIL & More 1865 Reconstruction Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026480290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 24, 1865 * Pithole, Pennsylvania & more The back page begins with: "THE PETROLEUM FIELDS" "Survey of the Venango Region" "Personnel of the Excursion" "At Corry" "Down to Oil Creek" "Pithole" and more, the reporting taking 1 1/3 columns. Also within: "THE FENIAN CONGRESS" "The Irish Republic Recognized" "Texas" "The Freedmen And The Bureau" and a baseball game report (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:13

$35.00
155855

1789 Rules of Cricket Establsihed - British Publication - Gambling on Game Rare


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026085637

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 28, 1789 * A cornerstone issue for any cricket collection The article is titled: "Cricket" which contains within a subtitle reading: "Laws of the Game" which takes the majority of the article. There is another smaller subhead reading: "Betts" which mentions wagering on the game. The prefatory paragraph reads: "This game, at present so fashionable, and at all times so creditable and manly, will, it is feared, receive a check from the variable state of the weather. While the frequent showers, however, are preventing cricket from being played so often as it otherwise would, it may not be amiss to compensate to inexperienced batsmen and bowlers for the loss t... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 08:53

$2,600.00
155847

TREATY OF HOPEWELL Keowee River Cherokee INDIANS & Iceboat Print 1786 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372025342914

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1786 One of the two plates includes an image of a: "'curious iceboat" which has some text on the facing page. Above this text is some on a land-boat used for traveling in the desert, etc. Near the back is a bit of: "American Intelligence" which reports of a treaty between the United States and the Cherokee Indians, and also warning: "...to look out after a party of Indians who call themselves Cherokees, but had positively refused to make peace, and had actually gone out to war." (see) Included are both plates called for, one of which is a foldout which has prints of the "sufferings of Job". Complete in 88 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page featu... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:40

$29.00
155845

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372025340028

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Oct. 24, 1768 * Pro-British American publication * Boston is causing trouble A nice newspaper from colonial Boston, the hotbed of activity raging against the hated policies of Parliament towards the American colonies. This city & its environs saw much action against the Stamp Act, and would soon be the focus of the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the outbreak of war with the Battle of Lexington & Concord. All of the front page has reports of the "...Trial of John Grainger, Daniel Clark..." and others for "...shooting at John Green..." (see for beginning). Elsewhere are reports from Cambridge, Hartford, Newport, London, and other European cities. Comple... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:37

$110.00
155844

HUDSON BAY Northwest Passage Henry Ellis Voyage - Early ESKIMOS 1765 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372025328798

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 22, 1765 * Explorer Henry Elllis * Hudson Bay voyage * Early Eskimos description Page 5 has most of a column headed: "Extract from Mr. Ellis's Voyage to Hudson's Bay" which begins: "The Eskimaux Indians or the natives of the land adjoining to Hudson's Bay, when sober, are very courteous and compassionate..." with much more (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, foxing & minor wear at the margins, a few very discrete archival mends, generally good.

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:33

$30.00
155843

AMERICA DEFENSE Pre Revolutionary War Benjamin Franklin Remove 1774 Newpsaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849606275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 2, 1774 * Preparing for a "vigorous resistance" * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Benjamin Franklin An inside page has an item from Boston headed "America" relates to the Post Office situation, and includes: "...The removal of Dr. Franklin from the Post office has added fresh spirit to the promoters of this salutary plan...and all the Friends of Liberty rejoice that they have now an opportunity of taking up a gentleman discarded by an unrighteous Ministry for the faithful discharge of his duty, & placing him above a dependence on their caprice, in the grateful arms of his applauding Countrymen." (see). The same page has a letter from Augusta, Georgia... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:30

$54.00
155841

EMILIO CARRANZA Mexico Mexican Aviator Airplane Crash KILLED 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849603987

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 14, 1928 * Emilio Carranza killed * Mexican aviator - airplane * "Lindbergh of Mexico" The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Carranza Is Killed in Crash; Body Found in Berry Patch; Believed Victim of Lightning" with subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage on famous Mexican aviator, Emilio Carranza, killed in a airplane crash in New Jersey. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:25

$38.00
155815

Great ATLANTIC OCEAN West Indies Carribbean RARE 18th Century 1740 Foldout MAP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372024882667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1740 * Early and rare 18th century map * Atlantic Ocean - West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "A New Map or Chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean, with part of Europe, Africa, and America: Shewing the Course of the Galleons, Flota etc. to and from the West Indies." This map shows the majority of the Atlantic Ocean as well as all of England, Spain, portions of France and Western Africa, the Canary Islands, the Azores, and the eastern portion of the Caribbean Islands, a bit of South America, and all of Newfoundland & the surrounding islands. There is a very large & exceedingly decorative en... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:30

$495.00
155814

Rare Revolutionary War FATE OF LOYALISTST British Red Tax Stamp 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849232712

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, June 26, 1783 * Closing events in the Revolutionary War Page 2 has a report headed: "Petition of the American Loyalists" which includes: "...it stated the loss of fortunes, situations, and preferments incurred by the persons to whom the petitioners were agents in consequence of their having, in obedience to the solemn call of his Majesty to that purpose, loyally exerted their best endeavours in support of the common cause..." and a bit more (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:29

$43.00
156447

EARLY Rare 17th Century 345 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1672 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372049012837

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1672 * 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 10:05

$34.99
156446

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1672 London England Gazette


eBay Auction Item # 372049010116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 16, 1672 * 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 10:02

$34.99
156402

EARLY Rare 17th Century 345 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1672 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372048194366

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 20, 1672 * 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2017 14:45

$34.99
156401

1672 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 345 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 391866216187

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 23, 1672 * 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2017 14:42

$34.99
155801

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Fighting Irish FOOTBALL Coach KILLED 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848455051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1931 * Knute Rockne death * Notre Dame head football coach * Airplane crash Page 3 begins with column heads: "UNABLE TO FATHOM ROCKNE PLANE CRASH" "Craft was In Distress" "Structural Strain Seen" and more (see). The sports section has a banner headline: "Rockne's Death Described As National Loss in Tribute by President Hoover with many related subheads. Complete in 56 pages, some browning near the margins, a little margin chipping, generally in good condition.

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:39

$72.00
155798

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti-British 1767 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848452476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 20, 1767 * Rare Colonial title Page 3 has a report: "We learn from Boston, in New-England, that the present dispute between the government & assembly chiefly relates to the quartering of soldiers, the latter having flatly refused to provide for the maintenance of the troops...We hear strict orders are sent over to his Majesty's American Governors to prohibit the holding any further Congress of the different colonies as was lately done in the case of the Stamp-act." Other items & news of the day but not relating to the growing tensions with England. Four ages, an intricate engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms in the mast... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:35

$188.00
156395

HINDENBURG Rigid Airship Begins Infamous America DISASTER Flight 1937 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372047946844

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 1937 * LZ 129 Hindenburg rigid airship * Pride of the Nazi Germany * Infamous trip to America begins Page 21 has one column headings that include: "HINDENBURG IS OFF FOR U.S. TOMORROW" "Airship, Under New Master, Capt. Max Preuss, Is Due at Lakehurst on Friday" "Zeppelin Will Remain to Bring Photos and Newsreel of the Coronation Here" and more. (see) Coverage on the day when the famous airship LZ 129 Hindenburg took off for America which ended up in disaster. I guessing the New York Times is one of the very few if not only American newspaper to cover this report. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in very nice c... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2017 09:55

$37.00
156393

NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN Speech on Appeasement Adolph Hitler Conflict 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391866026718

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 28, 1938 * Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain * Appeasement speech re. Adolph Hitler's aggression * Pre World War II tensions growing in Europe The front page has a four column headline: "IL DUCE INTERCEDES TO FORESTALL WAR" with subheads that includes: "Chamberlain in Dramatic Address to Parliament in London" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 24, 2017 09:45

$29.99
156388

ANDY GIBB English Singer Songwriter Teen Idol DEATH 1988 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391866006048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 11, 1988 * Andy Gibb death (1st report) * English singer - teen idol Near the bottom of page 3 is a two column heading: "Andy Gibb, 1970s Pop Music Sensation, Dies in England at 30" with photo. (see) The article carries over to page 30. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-44. Nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2017 09:21

$57.00
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