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151381

DANNO O'MAHONY Irish Pro Wrestling & EVA COO Murderer Execution 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842096919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1935. * Danno O'Mahony, Irish professional wrestler * Eva Coo "The Mallet Murderer" electric chair The front page has a one column heading: "MRS. COO, SCARNICI ARE PUT TO DEATH" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photos of each. Page 27 has a one column heading: "O'MAHONEY TOSSES LONDOS IN BOSTON" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institution... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:37

$33.00
151339

ALBANY COUNTY New York LAND For Sale Advertisement 1770 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391678682138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1770 * Albany County, New York * Land for sale advertisement The more famous newspapers of this period from shortly before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War--and from the year of the Boston Massacre--with an inside page containing the ad as seen in the photo below, headed: "AMERICAN LANDS to be sold..."in Albany County, New York, with other details noted. Other news reports and advertisements of the day as well. Complete 8 page issue, rubbing & some dirtiness, otherwise rather nice.

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Ends February 15, 2017 15:19

$21.00
151338

VANNIE HIGGINS Prohibition Bootlegger NYC Irish Mobster SHOT 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371841188966

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1932 * Vannie Higgins shot (killed) * NYC mobster - prohibition bootlegger * "Brooklyn's Last Irish Boss" The front page has a one column heading: "VANNIE HIGGINS SHOT; DAUGHTER, 7, ALSO HIT" with subheads. (see) He would die on this day from his wounds. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this event. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2017 15:18

$34.00
151331

VANNIE HIGGINS Prohibition Bootlegger NYC Irish Mobster KILLED 1932 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391678673038

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

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Ends February 15, 2017 15:04

$38.00
151301

Famous NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish vs. USC Trojans Football UPSET 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676385906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, November 22, 1931 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * USC Trojans football game The front page has a three column headline: "FIELD GOALS TOPPLE HARVARD, NOTRE DAME FROM UNBEATEN LIST" with subheads. (see) The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a nice banner headline: "SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CONQUERS NOTRE DAME BY 16-14 SCORE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the USC Trojans upset of Notre Dame ending their 26 game winning streak. USC would end up as National champions that year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally in good condition. w... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:21

$46.00
151296

Rare WORLD'S 1ST SUCCESSFUL DAILY 18th Century London England 1711 Old NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676374392

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY COURANT, London, Dec. 5, 1711 * Rare 18th century title This was the world's first successful daily newspaper, and is a landmark issue for any newspaper collection as such. It began in 1702. As would be imagined the issue is almost entirely taken up with various European reports, with half of the back page taken up with advertisements. Complete as a single sheet newspaper measuring 8 1/4 by 14 3/4 inches and desirable as this was never bound nor trimmed. Some even toning, very nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:13

$155.00
151295

Rare 18th Century JACOBITE REBELLION ERA London, England 1746 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676373678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY GAZETTEER, London, July 2, 1746 * Jacobite rebellion era * Uncommon title * 18th century original An early & somewhat uncommon single sheet newspaper of small folio size. Half of the front page is taken up with a letter which seems to relate to the Jacobite Rebellion, with the balance being various news reports from England. The back page is entirely taken up with advertisements. Complete as a single sheet, 9 by 13 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:12

$47.00
151294

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in America Colonies 1769 Edinburgh SCT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676371769

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 22, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * American colonies Page 2 has reports headed: "America" from a letter from Boston, including in part: "...an anonymous letter...to Gov. Bernard...speaks highly of Gov. Bernard but contains the most malignant insinuations against some respectable gentlemen in this town...speaks of deep & dark designs...an alliance to be formed between Holland & some of the colonists in order to throw off the dependence of the latter upon Great Britain..." with more (see). Another smaller item notes: "...from Philadelphia...The merchants are about signing articles not to import any more English goods...and there is no doubt ... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:09

$47.00
151293

Rare 18th Century NEWCASTLE England UK w/ Nice Masthead 1747 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676371060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWCASTLE COURANT, England, April 11, 1747 * Rare 18th century title We've only had a few of this title from such an early date. Filled with news reports from not only the United Kingdom but other portions of Europe as well. Four pages, a very ornate masthead, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:08

$43.00
151286

FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838871208

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

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Ends February 12, 2017 14:48

$38.00
151280

RARE 18th Century Title from Kingston upon HULL England 1795 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676337128

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HULL ADVERTISER & EXCHANGE GAZETTE, England, July 18, 1795 * Rare title... 18th century original... Page 2 has a report from the French "National Convention" which begins: "The following objections to the new Constitution were read from the memorial presented by Thomas Paine..." with more. Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 14:27

$29.00
151249

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837976808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 12, 1678 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be ... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2017 15:25

$47.00
151222

1678 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 338 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674507163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 25, 1678 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a ... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:42

$47.00
151221

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1678 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674506495

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 5, 1678 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would b... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:41

$47.00
151220

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS vs. Philadelphia Athletics WIN World Series 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674506013

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, October 2, 1930 * Philadelphia Athletics vs. St. Louis Cardinals * World Series of baseball (game 3 in progress) The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Cards 2, Athletics 0; Fifth Inning; Redbirds Drive Walberg Out of Box; Douhit Belts Homer for First Run" with subhead, scoreboard chart, lineups and inning by inning description. St. Louis would win the game 5-0. Other news of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:41

$36.00
151208

1691 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 326 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837063115

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 27, 1691 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be ... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:24

$32.00
151168

CALVIN COOLIDGE Last U.S. President Prior to Obama VISITS CUBA in 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673583721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, January 16, 1928 * Calvin Coolidge visits Cuba * Last U.S. President prior to Obama * Pan-American Conference The front page has a four column headline: "Helping Hand of U. S. Extended to Solve Problems of Pan-America; Encourages All Peaceful Pursuits" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:26

$37.00
151154

ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL British Army Officer PRISONER Revolutionary War1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371836286940

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 2, 1777 * Major-General Sir Archibald Campbell * American Revolutionary War prisoner Close to half of page 2 has some American content, some including: "...report is very prevalent that the American naval commander, Hopkins, had thrown up is commission in the rebel service & claimed the protection of his Majesty's commissioners." and further on: "...are informed...the 28th regiment having fallen in with a body of the rebels on a foraging party, with whom they had a severe skirmish & lost 67 men. The regiment was greatly harassed on this part...At the action near Bronx river...this fine regiment had 76 men killed & wounded." Perhaps the best cont... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:06

$89.00
151153

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Pre Battle of Saratoga w/ John Burgoyne Letter 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371836286390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 1, 1777 * Pre-Battle of Saratoga * Revolutionary War Over two-thirds of the front page is taken up with "Letter III" of the series taken from the Nova Scotia Gazette titled: "On the American Rebellion". The beginning of this installment is a comparison to the situation in America and that in The Netherlands under Philip II. Bits include: "Therefore, that manifesto issued forth by the Continental Congress the 4th of July 1776, is the source whence I will get most of my materials for the parallel between the government of George III over America, and that of Philip II over the Netherlands..." and: "...the contest, which at the beginning had been betwe... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:05

$89.00
151152

COMMON SENSE by Thomas Paine Revolutionary War 1776 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371836285644

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, March 30, 1776 * American Independence sought * Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. The entire front page and a portion of the back page are filled with a terrific letter signed by "A Common Man" headed: "To Cato, Cassandra, and all the Writers on the Independent Controversy" which has been debated in many previous issues. Cato was the famous 1776 critic of Thomas Paine's pamphlet titled Common Sense and who wrote this series of essays arguing against American independence, and "Cassandra" ... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:03

$865.00
151116

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391672818785

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 22, 1678 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a ... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:34

$42.00
151113

Rare 17th Century ENGLAND United Kingdom 1659 Newsbook During English Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835608790

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS POLITICUS, London, December 29, 1659 * Very rare 17th century periodical * English Civil War era Here is an uncommon title in newsbook format (the forerunner of newspapers) "Comprising the sum of Foreign Intelligence, with the Affairs now on foot in the Three Nations Of England, Scotland & Ireland For Information of the People" as stated in the masthead. Notable content includes a report From Algiers that states: "Within these few weeks the Pirates have seized on 3 Holland ships, the one having eleven guns mounted, the other Twenty-two, and the third Thirty, all three being in Company together, and bound for Cadiz, were taken by them and brought...here...shortly afte... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:31

$455.00
151112

Rare 17th Century 322 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England w/ FLORIDA 1695 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391672814506

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 5, 1695 * Earliest of newspapers top be had * Early Florida report * 17th century original Page 2 has a report noting: "...Capt. Wilmot died before they got the length of Cape Florida; and some days after plying to get about the cape, the Winchester had the misfortune to run upon a sand about 4 leagues from the cape, where she was lost, but all the men saved. The 6th of October the Fleet put into Virginia & sailed again from thence..." (see). Single sheet, 7 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, wide margins, great condition.

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:28

$62.00
151107

ANGLO-CHEROKEE WAR Creek Indians Rebellion South Carolina PEACE ? 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391672807349

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 25, 1760 * Anglo-Cherokee War - peace ? * Creek Nation - Indians Inside has half a column headed: "America" with news from Charleston concerning relations with the Cherokee & Creek Indians (see). Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:21

$28.00
151038

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1683 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371832474296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 27, 1683 * 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 b... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 15:12

$37.00
151034

GEORGE WASHINGTON & Military - Benjamin Franklin Capt. James Cook 1795 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669687909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1795 * General George Washington * Benjamin Franklin - Captain James Cook The first page makes reference to Capt. Cook and a letter from Ben Franklin: "...not to consider that great navigator as an enemy if he should happen to fall into their hands..." (see). Further inside are 1 1/2 pages taken up with the issue of whether George Washington was ever a commissioned officer in the British military, and includes a letter from 1754 signed in type: G. Washington. Also mention that: "...General Washington...from this happy life [of retirement] he was reluctantly withdrawn in 1775 when he was vested with the supreme command of the American armies..... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 15:06

$59.00
151031

TREATY OF ALLIANCE With France 13 Articles re. Revolutionary War 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371832467905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 11, 1779 * Treaty of Alliance with France * American Revolutionary War Page 2 has a letter from Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germaine concerning the Revolutionary War (see), but the prime content is certainly the text of the treaty of alliance between the American colonies and France, the support so important to the American cause in winning the war. It takes two-thirds of a page headed at the top: "America" "Treaty of Alliance, Eventual and Defensive, between his Most Christian Majesty Louis the Sixteenth, King of FRANCE and Navarre, and the THIRTEEN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." It is signed at its conclusion by C. A. Garard, B. Franklin, Silas Deane, ... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 15:01

$345.00
151028

(5) Rare 18th Century BRITISH 1706-1735 Newspapers w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669676419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1706, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1735. As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 with two engravings each, all differently slightly, and the last without any masthead engravings. Each issue is complete as a single sheet newspaper in nice condition. A great price for 5 different issues from the early 1700's.

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Ends February 04, 2017 14:52

$99.00
151023

Extremely RARE 1665 Gazette 17th Century OXFORD London England OLD UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669628700

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 11, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar). * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * The black plague 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 14:02

$1,835.00
150995

Post Revolutionary War Commerce TRADE w/ America to Resume ? 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371831627808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, May 8, 1783 * Post Revolutionary War * Trade with the enemy to resume ? Ftpg. has mention that: "...those gentlemen who were sent to America, that they had settled a correspondence at Phila., Boston and Salem & were proceeding to other ports, also that a Treaty of Commerce & Amity is agreed on with the Congress...". Page 2 has considerable discussion introduced as: "The Duke of Portland moved the second reading of the American Intercourse bill" with obviously much talk on the situation with America. Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2017 15:58

$35.00
150993

MOUNT VESUVIUS Stratovolcano Gulf of Naples Italy ERUPTION Plate 1767 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371831626504

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1767 * Mount Vesuvius eruption * Gulf of Naples, Italy This issue features a terrific full page plate captioned: "Mount Vesuvius with its Eruptions in the Year 1767" which is accompanied by a detailed article as well (see). There is an article: "Resolutions of the Province of New York" Among the articles within are: "Remarkable Trials in the Star Chamber" "The Mosaic Geography of Eden Demonstrated" "Letter from a Gentleman Charged with Deism" "Anecdote Relative to Oliver Cromwell" "The Doctrine of Papal Infallibility Considered" "Calculation of the Sun's Eclipse" "Account of a Journey Through North Wales" and more. Near the back is the "Hi... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2017 15:56

$52.00
150992

MOUNT VESUVIUS Stratovolcano Gulf of Naples Italy ERUPTION Plate 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668901939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1769 * Mount Vesuvius eruption * Gulf of Naples, Italy The reverse side of the title/contents page is entirely taken up with: "Advices from the American Continent" which begins: "Private animosities break out almost every day into outrage at Boston between the king's officers and the leaders of opposition to the late measures..." with much more (see). Other articles in this issue include: "Observations on the Putrid Sore Throat in America" which takes over 2 pages; "Curious Account of the late Eruption at Vesuvius" which includes a plate folding out to ten inches showing 4 prints of it (see), and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Ch... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2017 15:53

$46.00
150991

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668901448

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

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Ends February 03, 2017 15:52

$78.00
150960

Rare 18th Century Era EDINBURGH SCOTLAND Original 1766 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668044917

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, June 20, 1766 Page 2 has nearly a full column poem concerning the relations of England to America (see). The balance of the reports are European in nature. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, never-trimmed margins, full red tax stamp on the back page, very nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:50

$28.00
150958

BOSTON Massachusetts Pre Revolutionary War Military Tensions 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371830792293

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 22, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War An inside page has a report from Boston concerning the governor's statement that he has: "...no authority over his Majesty's ships in this port, or his troops within this town and...can give no orders for the removal of the same..." with the citizens commenting: "...It is then a power without any check here, & therefore it is so far absolute. An absolute power which has the sword constantly in its hand, may exercise a rigorous severity whenever it pleases..." with more. It is followed by the governor's response (see). All this text takes close to a full page. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:48

$43.00
150957

TAXATION Taxes in America Pre Revolutionary War 1765 London Chronicle Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371830791673

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 5, 1765 * Taxation in America - taxes * Pre Revolutionary War The front page has a column taken up with a report concerning taxation of the colonists, including: "...resolutions of the Assembly of Pennsylvania asserting...that the only legal representatives of the inhabitants of this province are the persons they annually elect...that the taxation of the people of this province by any other persons whomsoever, other than such representatives in Assembly, is unconstitutional..." Further on: "...In the 20th section of the Royal Charter of Penna. granted by Charles II...in 1682, a power is given...to raise taxes within that province, and the King engages not ... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:46

$56.00
150956

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Charles Cornwallis & William Howe TACTICS 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668041460

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Oct. 27, 1780 * General William Howe * Gen. Charles Cornwallis Page 2 has some nice content concerning the Revolutionary War taking most of the page, bits including: "When Lord Cornwallis was come up with the rebels he resolved to fight them as soon as it was light...General Howe, after his forced march of 18 miles in 16 days, stood still 3 days more within cannon shot of the enemy...Lord Cornwallis, with a very inferior army, resolved to fight the rebels rather than forfeit all pretensions to future confidence from the friendly Americans...General Howe...persuaded the rebels to quit their camp at White Plains, he triumphs in his possession of the dirt th... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:45

$57.00
150955

Very EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England 1673 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668040975

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 9, 1673 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had The back page has a report from Falmouth which notes: "...the French fleet bound for Newfoundland consisting of 20 merchant-men and six men of war..." and also mention from Plymouth of a ship form Barbados. The balance of the issue is taken up with much reporting from Europe including many military accounts. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 inches, very nice condition. This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing today.

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:44

$38.00
150950

RARE 18th Century Title from London England (LAST ISSUE) 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371830776930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FREE BRITON, London, June 26, 1735 * Rare title... 18th century original... This is issue number 294 of this title as well as its last, as the note at the bottom of the back page reads: "The continuation of this paper will proceed in a new Daily Paper, which will make its appearance the beginning of next week." (see). Plus, one of the banner heads on the front page notes: "Some Account of the Alternation Intended to take Place Next Week in the Manner of Publishing this Paper." Over half of the first column is the publisher's discussion of starting a new newspaper after nearly 6 years with this title. Single sheet, 8 by 13 inches, never-trimmed margins, some loss at the top not affe... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:27

$67.00
150949

Rare & Early 1713 ANTIQUE Guardian British Newspaper by Famed ADDISON & STEELE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371830776241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GUARDIAN, London, July 1, 1713 * Rare 18th century title * Addison & Steele fame A very short-lived newspaper lasting less than seven months, notable for its publisher Richard Steele with contributions from Joseph Addison, Alexander Pope & others. Steele and Addison had previously collaborated on the "Tatler" and "The Spectator", issues of both we have offered for purchase. Single sheet, 6 3/4 by 11 1/4 inches, bit close-trimmed at the right margin shaves some letters near the top of pg. 2, otherwise good.

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:26

$54.00
150891

MEHMED VI Abolition of the Last Ottoman Turkey Empire Sultanate 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665066394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, November 17, 1922 * Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire * Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate The front page has a three column headline: "TURKISH SULTAN FLEES FROM CONSTANTINOPLE ON AN ENGLISH WARSHIP" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:32

$37.00
150890

JEFFERSON COUNTY Dolomite ALABAMA Coal Mine Explosion Disaster 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371827524536

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, November 23, 1922 * Jefferson County, Alabama * Dolomite coal mine explosion * Woodward Iron Company The top of the front page has a two column heading: "84 DEAD; 60 HURT, BY AN EXPLOSION IN ALABAMA MINE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margin, a few tiny binding holes along 1st column with minimal text loss, generally nice.

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:30

$33.00
150867

JACK NICKLAUS Wins 1st BRITISH OPEN Golf Tournament Muirfield 1966 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826878826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 11, 1966 * Jack Nicklaus "The Golden Bear" * British Open golf tournament Page 5 has a one column heading: "Nicklaus Set To Fatten His Golf Earnings" Coverage on Jack Nicklaus winning his very 1st British Open golf tournament at Muirfield, Scotland. Complete in 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2017 15:09

$29.00
150862

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Treay of PEACE ? David Hartley France Talks 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826875434

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Nov. 11, 1780 * Revolutionary War peace ? Page 3 has discussions in the House of Commons which includes: "...that there was a disposition in the congress to admit an opening for a treaty without the concurrence of France; and much as that for the benefit of this country to overcome the obstacle by treating with them for a truce of ten years under the temporary acknowledgment. This was an opportunity which ought to have been embraced...It was certainly true that he had authority from a person intrusted by the Congress to declare that they would have no objection to entering into a treaty with this country for a truce for ten years during all which time... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 15:02

$52.00
150855

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826864649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 3, 1933 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame upset * NCAA college football The top of the front page of this section has a two column headline: "78,000 SEE NOTRE DAME RALLY IN FOURTH PERIOD TO OVERCOME ARMY, 13-12" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Page 3 of this section has a banner headline: "78,000 Watch Notre Dame Rally in Fourth Period to Overcome Army Eleven" with four more photos and stats. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. This was the third season without Knute Rockne on the sidelines after his death. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition. w... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 14:51

$35.00
150831

Very Early & Rare 17th Century 1666 London UK Newspaper w/ GREAT FIRE Mention


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826579190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 7, 1666 (by today's calendar this would be 1667) * re. the great Fire of London * Earliest of newspapers to be had Reports relating to the Great Fire of London are very rare, as this newspaper was essentially the only newspaper printing in London spanning the period of the Fire and afterwards. The bottom of the back page has mention of it with: "These are to give notice that the Committee for Letting the Lands & Tenements belonging to the chamber of London...that the tenants of any houses burnt or demolished in the late dreadful Fire, may, if they see cause, on those days apply themselves to the said committee." (see) The Great Fire of London occurred 6 mo... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:32

$355.00
150786

CHARLES BIRGER Prohibition Era Gangster Bootlegger EXECUTION 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825222512

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, April 20, 1928 * Gangster Charles Birger hanging - execution * Prohibition era bootlegger - charged w/ murder Near the bottom of the front page has a small one column heading: "500 See Birger Hang For Murder In Illinois" See image for brief text here. (see) First report coverage the execution of Charles Birger for the murder of Mayor Joseph Adams. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:55

$30.00
150785

Historic SIR EDMUND HILLARY Mount Everest Nepal Summit CONQUERED 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825222069

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, June 2, 1953 * Sir Edmund Percival Hillary * Mount Everest summit reached (1st time) This issue documents one of the significant events of man conquering the limits of his world with the successful capture of Mt. Everest. Near the bottom of the front page is a three column heading announcing: "British Climb Atop Mt. Everest" (see) It was coincidental that this event happened the same week as the coronation of Queen Elizabeth, hence the reports from London also on the front page. Complete in 4 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, nice.

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:54

$57.00
150779

CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION Philadelphia PA 1st World's Fair PRINTS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825216679

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 3, 1876 * Centennial International Exposition * 1st ever World's Fair prints Inside has two pages with 4 prints on the: "Opening of the American Centennial Exhibition" in Philadelphia, in addition to a nice doublepage centerfold: "The American Centennial Exhibition: President Grant Declaring The Exhibition Open in Front of the Memorial Hall". An unrelated fullpg. print shows; "Conflict Between the Natives of Samoa & the Crew of the H.M.S. Barracouta". Also a terrific & dramatic centerfold: "The Wild West Coast of North Countrie" Complete in 28 pages, great condition.

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:44

$29.00
151363

Alessandro Stradella - Composer - His Life & Death - 1790 British Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391679441698

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 27, 1790 The front page has much on the life and eventual fate of the great 17th century composer, Alessandro Stradella (see images for details). The inside also has a mention of "Governor Phillip's Voyage to Botany Bay", which was a 21-volume contemporary account of the establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson and Norfolk Island. Other news of the day and period advertising are found throughout. Complete in 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 24, 2017 11:47

$54.99
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