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164754

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON Mortally Wounded ? Revolutionary War 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392069436824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 9, 1777 * General George Washington Page 2 has: "Towards the end of May, General Washington having detached General Putnam with 5000 men to attack the town of Brunswick in which were 3000 British under the command of General Lord Cornwallis, General Putnam met with the most unexpected success in that enterprize having taken the town; the garrison of which, after a vigorous resistance & considerable loss, were made prisoners by the Americans who, on their side, had 1700 killed in the action...adds that as soon as General Washington was informed...he assembled his forces & attacked General Howe at Amboy on the 120th of June who was entirely defeated a... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:11

$72.00
164751

FUGITIVE SLAVE CASE John Anderson Extradition Canada w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372343300378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Fugitive slave who escaped to Canada “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "Jo... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:09

$83.00
164717

LOCH NESS MONSTER Nessie Monster Scotland Lake HUNTED 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372342351029

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1938 * Loch Ness Monster hunted * Nessie mystery widens Certainly one of the more notable monster or creature searches in recent times is the Loch Ness Monster. Debate continues as to its existence. The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "TRAIL OF 'MONSTER' SEEN IN SCOTLAND" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning, some archival mending at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends July 20, 2018 14:52

$40.00
164690

Very Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1666 England Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372341297227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 21, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * 500 Negro slaves killed in battle * Report on the great plague (rare) The issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe, much of it military reporting. The back page includes a report noting in part: "...from the Barbados...differing in their accounts of some particulars, affirm in the generall, that on the 23 of Aprill last, the Lord Willougby, Governor of the Caribee Islands...take aboard them 700 souldiers & to carry them to St. Christophers for the assistance of the English colony who had some apprehensions of the French design upon them...they calling at Antego...the inhabitants informed them... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2018 15:15

$255.00
164664

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067469100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, December 15, 1930 * New York Giants vs. Norte Dame Fighting Irish * Charity football game for NYC unemployed * Knute Rockne's last game Page 16 has a two column heading: "Notre Dame All-Stars Shine Dimly; Beaten by Giants, 22-0" with subhead and lineups. (see) This was Knute Rockne's very last football game coached prior to his fatal airplane crash. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:38

$38.00
164661

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372340303481

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 18, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy * George Washington Page 4 has a letter from New York noting: "Washington has endeavoured to recruit his army but in vain, for there is no encouragement from the Congress for young men to enter & they get neither clothing nor pay. They look upon Washington with a jealous eye, they think him too closely connected with the French & therefore as his army is not so strong as he wanted it..." and a bit further on: "....The Congress seem to grow more tyrannical so that we should all be glad to change our Masters..." with more concerning hopes for peace with England (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, ver... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:36

$42.00
164634

Captain JAMES COOK Voyage Discoveries w/ MAP Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336940060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1776 * Captain James Cook * Discoveries map * Great year to have (1776) This issue includes a lengthy article (3+ pages) on Captain Cook and the: "Resolution's Voyage on Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere". Accompanying this article is a rare full page map titled: "Part of the Tropical Discoveries of the Resolution Sloop, Captain Cook in 1774, Referred to in p. 119" and page 119 is the mentioned article. The map measures 5 by 8 1/4 inches, is a bit irregular at the right margin and close-trimmed at the bottom affecting the border but not the map. Another unrelated map is called for but is lacking. Lengthy text on: "Account of the Proceedings of ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:45

$380.00
164633

Rare Very Early ST. AUGUSTINE FLORIDA Foldout MAP & Charleston SC 1740 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065580444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1740 * St. Augustine, Florida foldout map Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "A View of the Town and Castle of St. Augustine, & the English Camp before it June 20, 1740" which is a very nice print showing the castle along the Matanza River plus the position of various ships, troops, and other features noted in the key beneath the print (see). The map measures 7 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, and is in very nice condition. A very early map of St. Augustine & the vicinity. This map is referenced in the title/contents page verifying the date & that it belongs to this issue. Another noteworthy item is fou... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:45

$235.00
164630

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Archibald Montgomery Expedition Cherokees 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065578390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 25, 1760 * French and Indian War * The Cherokee War * Archibald Montgomerie Page 2 has nearly a column of reporting headed: "America" with datelines from Boston and Crown Point containing nice reports on the French & Indian War, a few bits including: "...an English sloop had demolished a small French fort...We hear that the Indians behaved well...& carry on trade very peaceably...from the army at Oswego...that General Monckton, from Fort Pittsbourg [Pittsburgh] had joined General Amherst at Oswego...to proceed on the intended expedition against Montreal..." and so much more (see). But the best content would be the terrific and very detailed account o... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:42

$64.00
164629

PATNA MASSACRE Indian & Johnson Hall Native Americans Indians 1764 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065578051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 16, 1764 An inside page has a letter: "...from Ispamahad" in India, which mentions the Patna Massacre. The same page has: "...a letter from Johnson Hall, America..." which concerns trouble with Indians, including: "I have now upon service 400 friendly Indians who will be able to free your province from the incursions of the Delawares. The Senecas have been so greatly alarmed at the bodies of Indians sent out...". Also another letter datelined "New York" concerning a skirmish with Indians (see). There is also a report from the New York Mercury containing a letter which references the Treaty of Peace of Feb. 10, 1764 (see). Another page has: "Letters from New Yor... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:42

$43.00
164622

GALLANT FOX Triple Crown KENTUCKY DERBY Churchill Downs HORSE Race1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336931607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 18, 1930 * Gallant Fox race horse * Triple crown of horse racing... Kentucky Derby (1st of 3 wins) A three column front page headline announces: "GALLANT FOX, SANDE UP, WINS KENTUCKY DERBY AND PURSE OF $50,725" with subheads and photo of jickey Earl Sande. The front page of the sports section (inside) has a great banner headline: "GALLANT FOX WINS KENTUCKY DERBY AT CHURCHILL DOWNS" with subheads (see). The complete issue, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Gallant Fox (March 23, 1927 - November 13, 1954) was a United States Thoroughbred horseracing champion. Born at Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky by Sir Gallahad III out of the mare Marguer... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:31

$64.00
164589

Rare THE BEATLES First 1st Mention in America Beatlemania FAB 4 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064937764

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 4, 1963 * The Beatles 1st heard of in America ? * Beatlemania about to strike the U.S. This is a rather historic issue for any Beatles collectors, as this is the very first mention of The Beatles in the prestigious New York Times newspaper. See the photo for the page 28 report headed: "Return Of The Beatles" which reports on their return to London from a trip to Sweden, noting the crowd of screaming teenagers for this group which would almost single-handedly change the face of the music industry forever. The report notes "...but the hero worship... was for the Beatles, a Liverpool popular song group that is the rage of British youngsters...". Interesting in that th... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:25

$88.00
164582

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1871 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064931129

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage centerfold of "Witchcraft in 1871." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chain Gang in the Cathedral Plaza, Havana" and "Innocence and Guilt." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Prince of Whales." Two 2/3 pg. illus. of "Do You Love Me? He Whispered, with his Lips Close at her Ear" and "Remember What I Told You about Launcelot Li... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:18

$300.00
164579

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064926731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history * Flight across the Atlantic Ocean * Airplane "Friendship" Page 26 has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART HAILS AMERICAN AIR PLANS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of honor in England just after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. Note: While the major historic events in Amelia Earhart's life can be read about through multiple venues (books, newspapers, magazines, etc.), many of the more obscure events can only be found within a handful (at most) of da... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:13

$39.00
164429

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON Scotland Estates 1689 England UK Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372328856181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE ESTATES IN SCOTLAND, London, England, April 27, 1689 * Very rare 17th century title The year of this issue is printed in the dateline of the lead article on the front page, as the dateline contains only the month and day. This is issue #14 of a short-lived title which existed to report on the ongoing disputes between the Scots and English. Much of the front page is taken up with: "The Act for the Levying Horse for the Security of the Kingdom" datelined at Edinburgh. Various reports carry over to the back page, including: "...the Viscount of Dundee having fled to the North parts of this Kingdom with about 80 horse, a strong detachm... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2018 07:36

$178.00
164425

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION w/ General David Hunter 1862 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392060323832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 29, 1862 * General David Hunter * re. emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln Although there is nice Civil War coverage on the front page, the best content is on page 4 where is found: "The Proclamation", "The Emancipation Manifesto of Gen. Hunter and the Counter Blast of the President", "Mr. Lincoln's Three Months' Notice to the Rebels", "The Border State and New England Abolition View of the Proclamation" and "Beecher On the Proclamation". This was concerning the General Hunter emancipation controversy, as he declared slaves within his territory of the South free, doing so without first consulting the President. Lincoln then responded to the o... See More  

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Ends July 07, 2018 15:29

$72.00
164419

CHAUNCEY OLCOTT Irish-American Actor Songwriter Singer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392060321939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1932 * Chauncey Olcott death * Actor, songwriter & singer Page 15 has a one column heading: "CHAUNCEY OLCOTT, BALLARD SINGER, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Chauncey Olcott, Irish-American stage actor, songwriter and singer.I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, Light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 07, 2018 15:24

$42.00
164389

1777 REVOLUTIONARY WAR Magazine Peace Restored ? British General WILLIAM HOWE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326994010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1777 * General William Howe * Revolutionary War * Restoring peace Nearly five pages are taken up with: "Debate in the House of Lords...Relative to the American War" which obviously has much concerning the Revolution, including reference to America declaring itself independent. Another page has a "Proclamation" signed in type by William Howe, from New York, on "...Restoring peace to the colonies..." which is good reading. Near the back is a great & detailed: "Extract of a letter from Howe to Germaine" from New York, talking of battles at Danbury Bound Brook, plus other affairs in the vicinity, taking a full page (see). This is followed by a let... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:31

$73.00
164388

BATTLE OF FONTENOY War of the Austrian Succession - France Victory 1745 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326993674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1745 There is a half page headed: "Plantation News" with reports from Boston, New York, and Jamaica. The New York report notes offer of a reward: "...to all privateers who shall take or destroy any enemy's privateer on their coast between Cape Henlopen and the east end of Long Island...". Among many articles in this issue are: "Ships Taken by the Spaniards & French" which takes nearly two pages and has mention of action off the coast of America; "On the late Battle at Fontenoy" "Bravery of the Duke of Cumberland at Tournay" "Of the Victory Obtained by the Prussians in Silesia" "Mr. Yate's Theory of Comets Overturn'd" "A Farther Account of t... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:30

$42.00
164387

BATTLE OF QUEBEC the Plains of Abraham Canada - Seven Years' War 1759 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326990035

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, October, 1759 * Battle of the Plains of Abraham * Capture of Quebec, Canada This issue contains a terrific & very detailed account of the Battle of Quebec, headed: "Operations of the Army Before Quebec" and "Authentic Accounts of the Proceedings Before Quebec", taking seven pages of text and includes the "Articles of Capitulation Agreed on Between Gen. Townshend & M. DeRamzay, commander of Quebec" (see photos for portions). But the prime item is the very nice & rather rare full page plate titled: "A Map of the Island of Orleans with the Environs of Quebec" which shows much detail (see). The map measures 5 by 8 inches and is in great condition. T... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:26

$210.00
164385

TOWER BRIDGE Bascule & Suspension Thames River OPENS Print 1894 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392059706951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 4, 1894 The front page of this issue the illustration "Opening of the New Tower Bridge, London" which has an accompanying article and two additional illustrations within the issue. Also in the issue is: "Grant's Calculating Machine"; "The New Lift Bridge, Halsted Street, Chicago"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:23

$32.00
164323

Prelude to REVOLUTIONARY WAR Boston Massachusetts Tensions 1774 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372322162320

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 27, 1774 * Prelude to the Revolutionary War * Original reporting from the enemy The back page has a brief yet very interesting item concerning the future events of British-American relations, noting: "...great sums were likewise expended to protect the Bostonians, etc. who by their conduct did not deserve protection; that instead of keeping troops there at a vast expence, we might only send them over able officers & teach them to fight; that they were numerous enough to defend themselves against an enemy, but not strong enough to rebel against us." Interesting to read this comment in light if what would transpire within the next several years. Complete... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2018 15:24

$49.00
164319

1668 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372322148649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 11, 1668 * 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 n... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2018 15:19

$52.00
164318

EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old Post Great Plague Era RARE 1668 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372322146977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 4, 1668 * 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 ni... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2018 15:19

$52.00
164290

ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE College Football & Notre Dame-Army Rivalry 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372321786936

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only. November 14, 1937 * Alabama Crimson Tide * NCAA college football * Notre Dame fighting Irish Page 6 of this section has a three column headline that reads: "Alabama Close to Title" with subheads that include: "Late Drive Wins For Alabama, 7-0", "Kilgrow's Short Pass to Warren in Final Period Beats Georgia Tech" and more with lineups. Alabama would go on to win the SEC that year. Many other college football game coverage including the famed Notre Dame-Army rivalry of that era. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2018 07:41

$38.00
164280

FLORENCE DUGDALE Writer Novelist Thomas Hardy Wife DEATH 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372321190928

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1937 * Florence Dugdale death (1st report) * Children's stories writer - Thomas Hardy wife The top of page 17 has a one column photo of Florence Dugdale with heading: "MRS. THOMAS HARDY WIDOW OF NOVELIST" with subheads that include: "Dies at 56 in England, Where She Spent Years Writing Husband's Biography" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:46

$37.00
164278

The HAGGADAH Details - Passover & Other Jewish Festivals - 1878 NYT 1st Mention


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372321187789

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1878 * Jewish Festivals & Rituals * 1st NYT mention of The Haggadah Service with details * The Passover, The Sabbath Day, The Feast of Tabernacles Background: In 1840, as a partial response to what is now called the Damascus Blood Libel (accusation against the Jews regarding their rituals/practices), the London Times printed a detailed description of the Passover Feast (Haggadah). This has become a highly sought after collectible. Fast forward 38 years to our offering... Page 8 of this issue has considerable details regarding various Jewish holy days, rituals, and festivals, which include: The Passover (Feast of Unleavened Bread), The Sabbath Day, The Feas... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:42

$225.00
164261

Queen Charlotte & King George III Marriage & Coronation - 1761 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320175166

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August & September, 1761 (a two issue set) * Princess Charlotte Of Mecklemberg & King George III * Marriage & Coronation in an authentic British publication * Charlotte becomes 1st Black Royal (?) - see note below The August issue has: details, songs, and plates related to the marriage and Coronation of William III and Charlotte, Princess Mecklemberg. Also included is a detailed historical account (taking nearly 8 pages) of the Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary, from 1685, which mentions their Coronation being used as the precedent for the coming Coronation. Articles included welcome the soon to be Queen, and mention of her pending arrival. Plates c... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:36

$225.00
164247

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320161674

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Dec. 19, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, June 29, 1809; Boston Gazette, May 7, 1804; New England Palladium, July 20, 1802; and Columbian Centinel, Feb. 13, 1802. 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 June 29, 2018 15:16

$35.00
164772

Rare BRITISH TITLE w/ Events Leading to the Revolutionary War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392070021670

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING ADVERTISER, London, March 7, 1775 * Prelude to the Revolutionary War * Rare 18th century British title The ftpg. has some bits regarding America, one item reporting from the General Assembly of New York noting: "...Hence therefore it appears that the enemies of America cannot infer a disunion of the colonies from the vote in question...". The ftpg. also has an: "Extract of a Private Letter from New York" (see). The back page has a gruesome account of executions. Following this are several items from America. Another items mentions the burning of two papers called "The Crisis". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 29, 2018 13:21

$27.00
164771

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Jamaica rpt. 1720 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372344374735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Sept. 3, 1720 * Rare title A very handsome newspaper with 3 very ornate engravings near the top of the front page. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a report of the governor of Jamaica to the political Assembly of the island (see for portions). Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/4 by 14 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends June 29, 2018 13:15

$47.00
164232

Queen Charlotte of England Death Report 1818 (Possibly) 1st Black Royal


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054659783

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, November, 1818 * The death of Queen Charlotte of England * 1st black royal (?) The first 3 pages report on the death of the beloved Queen Charlotte of England. Considerable details regarding her life and lineage are provided. The pages are black-bordered with mourning rules. See images for details. Reports from throughout the world are found throughout. Although some of the pages are close-trimmed at the bottom, there is no loss of text, and the issue is overall in very good condition. Note: Although never formally recognized as such, it is believed that Queen Charlotte, like Meghan Markle - the now-titled Duchess of Sussex, was also of mixe... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:49

$95.00
164760

DANIEL WEBSTER "Liberty and Union, Now and Forever" SPEECH 1830 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392069854066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1830 * Daniel Webster: "...liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable!" Daniel Webster was a leading American statesman during the nation's Antebellum Period. Webster's desire to see the Union preserved and conflict averted led him to search out compromises designed to stave off the sectionalism that threatened war between the North and South. Webster tried three times to achieve the Presidency; all three bids failed, the final one in part because of his compromises. Similarly, Webster's efforts to steer the nation away from civil war toward a definite peace ultimately proved futile. Despite this, Webster came to be esteemed for these ... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:45

$49.99
164226

Early SEA SERPENT New England Northern Atlantic Coastal SIGHTING 1824 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054655040

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Wash. DC, Aug. 24, 1824 * Sea Serpent sightings Page 3 has an article which begins with: "...first appearance this season of the SEA SERPENT..." Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with 4 pages, minor foxing and margin wear, general nice.

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:39

$24.00
164758

Early NATIVE AMERICANS Indians Attack Family 18th Century 1792 British Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392069850359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1792 * Early Native Americans - Indians Near the back is three-quarters of a page of news headed: "America" mostly taken up with a very detailed and exciting account of a family attacked by Indians, noting how the mother and children were able to fend off the invaders not once but twice (see). A few other bits as well. Included are all 3 plates called for, one of which shows both sides of 3 coins. Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:34

$29.99
164757

WOLFGANG AMADEDUS MOZART Austrian Classical Music Composer DEATH 1792 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392069849180

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1792 * Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart death (1st report) * Austrian classical music era composer * Piano and violin prodigy Inside under the "Deaths" column is a brief albeit historic report: "In his 36th year, the celebrated John Chrysostom Wolfgang Theophillus Mozart, Mastro di Cappela to the Imperial Court of Vienna; whose very early and uncommon musical talents are described by the Hon Daines Barrington, in the "Philosophical Transactions", vol. LX. He was born at Saltzbourg, Jan. 17 1756." Note: a much more brief report of his death appears in the December, 1791 Gentleman's Magazine. Also within is "East India Intelligence" which be... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:31

$274.99
164215

ADMIRAL JOHN BYNG Execution on HMS Monarch for MINORCA Failure 1757 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054203466

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, March, 1757 * Admiral John Byng execution * Battle of Minorca failure Inside has a continuation of the article: "Voltaire's Essay on the Jews" which takes over 4 pages. Also a detailed article on the defense of Admiral Byng in his court martial case of having failed to relieve a besieged British garrison during the Battle of Minorca at the beginning of the Seven Years' War. Near the back is: "Admiral Byng Executed". Lacking the two plates called for. Complete in 48 pages, full title/contents page which features a great engraving of the skyline of London at the time, 5 by 8 inches, great condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:29

$57.00
164212

Rare BRITISH TITLE w/ Events Leading to the Revolutionary War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054202062

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING ADVERTISER, London, March 2, 1775 * Prelude to the Revolutionary War * Rare 18th century British title The ftpg. has a bit beginning: "The pamphlet entitled 'The Present Crisis With Respect to America Considered' was taken up, it seems, by Charles Fox, in the House of Commons...conceiving the work as a fabrication...". Over half of pg. 2 has news from America, most concerning the growing tensions that would lead to war. One item mentions: "...in the House of Commons...holds forth the olive branch to the deluded Americans upon terms honourable to the crown & Great in Britain...if not prevented by the rebellious machinations of the fanatical desperadoes; men o... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:26

$49.00
164211

Revolutionary War FATE OF LOYALISTST w/ St. Augustine Florida 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319363551

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, July 31, 1782 * Rare Revolutionary War era title The ftpg. has a Resolve from the town of Boston concerning the Committee of Correspondence and how to treaty Loyalists: "...utmost of their power, oppose every enemy to the just rights & liberties of mankind; and that after so wicked a conspiracy against those rights & liberties by certain ingrates, most of them natives of these states & who have been refugees & declared traitors to their country, it is the opinion of this town that they ought never to be suffered to return but be excluded from having lot or potion among us...". The bkpg. has a notice: "...object of this consultation was to adopt some expedi... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:25

$46.00
164207

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Early America 1720 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054199405

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, Jan. 3, 1720 * Rare title The top of the bkpg. has news on ship arrivals & departures including: "...and the Anne Galley, both from Virginia; the Mary from Jamaica; and the Lawrence from New-England." Also a report: "Thomas Tickell Esq., is appointed Secretary of Virginia, in the room of William Cock Esq., deceas'd." Single sheet, nice red tax stamp on the bkpg., three handsome engravings on the ftpg., great condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:21

$49.00
164755

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


eBay Auction Item # 392069441413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 7, 1669 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:17

$39.99
164746

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372343138350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history * Flight across the Atlantic Ocean * Airplane "Friendship" Page 23 has one column headings: " MISS EARHART SLIPS FROM HOST TO FLY" "Eager for the Air, She Takes Off at Croydon, Handling Controls Herself" and more. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of honor in England just after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Interesting report here as she wanted to prove to the public that she could fly a airplane herself. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. Note: While the major historic events in Amelia Earhart's l... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2018 11:44

$34.99
164743

JOSIAH WEDGWOOD Potter Pottery DEATH Canterbury Kent England 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392069237252

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: KENTISH GAZETTE, Coventry, England, Jan. 13, 1795 * Josiah Wedgwood death * English potter - Pottery The ftpg. has an article headed: "Mr. Wedgwood" concerning Josiah Wedgwood, the English potter who founded the famous Wedgwood Company, who died the previous week. The text takes over half a column. Four pages, very handsome masthead which includes an engraving of Canterbury Cathedral, some stains to the ftpg., otherwise good.

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Ends June 28, 2018 08:44

$39.99
164741

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom Death FUNERAL 1820 London Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392069225765

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE of Tuesday, the 8th of February. Dated Friday, Feb. 11, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Funeral - best title to be had ? This is a broadside edition (single sheet printed on one side only) concerning the funeral of King George II of England. The ftpg. announcement is datelined Feb. 10 and notes in part: "All Peers, Bishops, Eldest Sons of Peers...who propose to assist at the interment of His late Most Sacred Majesty King George the Third, of Blessed Memory...are requested to signify their intention..." with more (see). Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 08:27

$44.99
164178

COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Benjamin Franklin 1768 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392053962554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, with the "Supplement" issue, May 9, 1768 * Rare Colonial Boston * Pre Revolutionary War * Benjamin Franklin This colonial newspaper is taken up with a variety of articles including: "An Account of the Family of Douglas "The Use of Turnips & Method of Laying them up in Winter" "Method of Curing Cattle that are Swelled or Hoved" and a "Letter from a Gentleman in Ireland to his Friend in London" & more. The four page "Supplement" has a report from Charleston noting: "Both house of assembly in Georgia have appointed Benjamin Franklin, Esq. to be their agent in Great Britain". This is followed by some reports from London on the situation in the colonies. A very early re... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:50

$168.00
164707

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA - Trade Tensions Pre Revolutionary War 1768 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392068570322

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE, Philadelphia, April 28, 1768 * Rare colonial title * Trade tensions w/ England * Pre Revolutionary War Just a few years previous this newspaper was owned by Ben Franklin, who purchased it in the late 1720's. Almost the entire front page is taken up with an historical account of the trade relations between England and America, prefaced with: "As the cause of the present ill humour in America & of the resolutions taken there to purchase less of our manufactures, does not seem to be generally understood, it may afford some satisfaction to your readers if you give them the following short historical state of facts." but the report is far from "short" (see for beginnin... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2018 09:05

$234.99
164705

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372341963498

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, August 27, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory The front page has: "...a correct & authentic distribution of the British forces under the command of Sir William Howe, from an officer of distinction just arrived from New York." with a nice accounting of the troops (see photos). This is followed by an interesting item noting: "The paper currency of the American Congress is disgraced with an emblematical etching that is the most striking comment on their treasonable & rebellious principles..." with a description (see). Page 2 has a detailed account of military events in New Jersey (see) in a ... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2018 08:55

$449.99
164704

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372341955732

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, March 14, 1768 * Pro-British American publication Inside has a report from Providence that: "...this colony...have appointed a committee to draw up an address to his Majesty & write to the Ministry & our Agent relative to the peculiar hardships & distresses the colonies are not labouring under." Other various news of the day from both Europe and the colonies. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/4 inches, very nice condition. A fine opportunity for a colonial Boston newspaper at a very reasonable price. This newspaper published only briefly from December 21, 1767 until 1770. The publishers, John Mein and John Fleeming, were both from Scotland. The Chronicle was a Loyalist pa... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2018 08:44

$134.99
164703

1668 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 372341951999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 16, 1668 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had The reverse has a report from "Waymouth" stating that: "Several vessels arriving here from Nants, inform us of a vessel of Dartmouth putting in there...from Newfoundland, affirming, that the English Fishery in those parts, had met with a more than usual plenty of Fish, and were in probability of making a quick and advantageous voyage." Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, good condition, trimmed a bit close along the right margin.

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Ends June 27, 2018 08:37

$74.99
164701

Siege BATTLE OF BUDA Holy League vs. Ottoman Empire HUNGARY Rare 1686 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372341904520

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 2, 1686 * The Battle of Buda (modern day Budapest) Considerable coverage of the Battle of Buda (fought between the Holy League and the Ottoman Empire) can be found on the the back leaf, taking all of one column and a portion of another. Reports given are from Buda, Vienna, and Brussels. Additional coverage of the overall conflict can be found on the front page as well. Due to the early date, it is quite hard to find contemporary reports on this notable event in history. A single-sheet issue, slightly close-trimmed at the top (with no loss of text), overall good. See images for details.

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Ends June 27, 2018 07:29

$84.99
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