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159879

1st TELEVISION Transatlantic Image Sent Ocean JOHN LOGIE BAIRD 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391946062807

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 9, 1928 * 1st television image sent across Atlantic Ocean * John Logie Baird - Hartsdale NY New York * Charles Lindbergh airplane flight to Cuba Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Persons in Britain Seen Here by Television As They Pose Before Baird's Electric 'Eye'" First report coverage on the very 1st transatlantic TV image sent. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: On February 9th, 1928, Hartsdale became the birthplace of t... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 15:10

$57.00
159873

Actor and Director WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR Shot Dead Murder 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391946059412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1922 * William Desmond Taylor shot dead The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "MOVIE DIRECTOR FOUND MURDERED IN LOS ANGELES" "William Desmond Taylor of The Famous Players Is Shot Dead in His Home" "Jealousy May Be Motive" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: William Desmon... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 15:02

$52.00
159832

NATHAN HALE HANGING Hanged Revolutionary War American Soldier 1776 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167221561

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, December 2, 1776 * Hanging of Nathan Hale - American Revolutionary War * "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" fame The front page has an exceedingly significant--albeit brief & inconspicuous--report of an event known by any student of American history. In a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York is: "...Yesterday we hanged an officer of the Provincials who came as a spy...". Noting that this letter is dated "From New York Island, Sept. 23", and with the records verifying that Nathan Hale was hanged on Sept. 22 in New York, it is very obvious that this "officer of the Provincials" was Nathan Hale although not mentioned by ... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 07:58

$620.00
159826

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167213641

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1921 * Irish War of Independence truce * Irish Republican Army * Éamon de Valera The front page has a nice banner headline: "TRUCE IN IRELAND DECLARED, TO BEGIN ON MONDAY AT NOON; DE VALERA AGREES TO MEET LLOYD GEORGE ON PEACE TERMS; DUBLIN CROWDS CHEER BRITISH COMMANDER AND UNIONISTS" with subheads. Early 1st report coverage on the official end of the Irish War of independence. Nice for display here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 07:45

$42.00
159815

EARLY Rare 17th Century 347 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1670 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372166480941

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 9, 1670 * 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 3/4 by 11 1/4 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 January 13, 2018 11:13

$47.00
159793

(5) 18th Century LONDON England Post Revolutionary War Era 1784 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944951308

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, a lot of five issues from June & July, 1784, each with a front page advertisements for the: "Royal Circus" with various acts noted (see). Also ads for several London theaters including the famous "Theatre Royal, Haymarket". Each issue complete in 4 pages, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:16

$36.00
159792

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets NCAA College Football 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944950695

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 17, 1935 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame * NCAA college football * Loads of text w/ photos The front page of this section has a a nice banner headline: "80,000 SEE NOTRE DAME TIE ARMY IN LAST MINUTE, 6-6" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Nice for display. Page 3 of this section has a banner headline: "Notre Dame Stages Sensational Rally to Tie Army in Final Minute, 6-6" with lineups, stats and three more photos. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:15

$42.00
159789

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165809469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 25, 1767 * Early America Page 6 has at the top: "America" with reports from Charleston, Boston, Hartford & Bridgetown, Barbados, the former including: "...his Excellency the Governor gave his assent to...an act for granting...money to be paid for a general survey of this province...". Also from Charleston: "The introduction of the silk manufacture in this province bears a promising aspect..." with much more. The item from Boston notes John Hancock & Samuel Adams being chosen for the General Assembly. Also a letter from Boston as well (see). Also a letter from the Duke of Richmond to the Mass. House of Representatives with conciliatory comments and hopes... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:11

$31.00
159788

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK Voyage & Western Hemisphere (America) MAP 1773 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944948992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1773 * Captain James Cook * North America map Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map which accompanies the lengthy article: "Epitome of Lieut. Cooke's Voyage Round the World", showing most of North America, all of South America down to Cape Horn, and even portions of West Africa, Spain, France & England. Notice the shape of Florida & California. This map folds out to 9 3/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition with a bit of light offsetting from being folded into itself for over 200 years (see). The article takes nearly 7 pages and begins: "The voyage abounds with so many interesting & entertaining particulars, r... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:10

$325.00
159786

NON-IMPORTATION AGREEMENT People of Boston Hoping it Works 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165807599

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 2, 1769 * Non-Importation agreement Page 2 has a brief item headed: "America" from New York (see), and the back page has a letter from Connecticut to a gentleman in Boston noting: "The public spirited & generous union & conduct of the merchants respecting non-importation are, & deserve to be greatly applauded, & will be had in honorable remembrance to late posterity whether they effect the noble end propos'd or not; though I have no doubt but persisted in a little longer, they will be happy means of procuring America the redress of grievances & freeing her & the Mother Country from the fatal effects of oppressive & arbitrary measures." (see) Eight page... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:07

$38.00
159784

Rare 17th Century NEWSBOOK London 1659 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944946198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: "THE PUBLICK INTELLIGENCER, Communicating the Chief Occurrences & Proceedings Within the Dominions of England, Scotland, and Ireland: Together with an Account of Affaires from Severall Parts of Europe.", London, August 1, 1659 * Very rare 17th century item Certainly one of the less common newsbooks from the 17th century. Newsbooks were the predecessors of today's newspapers, done in small size with one column yet published on a regular interval & each issue numbered and dated. As the title suggests this issue is filled with news reports from all corners of Europe, most concerning military affairs. This is from the closing period of the English Civil War with various items on the troubles ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:04

$545.00
159748

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944767767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 3, 1935 * GAME OF THE CENTURY ? * Ohio State vs. Notre Dame * Famous comeback win The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "81,000 SEE NOTRE DAME UPSET OHIO STATE BY 18 TO 13" with subheads, related photo, stats and lineups. (see). This was the famous game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Ohio State Buckeyes. This game is considered by many as the game of the century amongst a few others. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, light toning and a little wear art the margins, generally good. wikipedia notes: November 2 Notre Dame (5-0-0) and Ohio State (4-0-0) met... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 07:49

$46.00
159737

1674 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372164973231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 7, 1674 * 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 January 11, 2018 15:27

$47.00
159716

TO THE PEOPLE OF CANADA General William Hull Proclamation War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163989541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, Aug. 8, 1812 * General William Hull proclamation * To the inhabitants of Canada Page 2 begins with "OFFICIAL - By William Hull...A Proclamation" to the inhabitants of Canada which includes near the beginning: "After 30 years of peace & prosperity the United States have been driven to arms...left them no alternative but manly resistance or unconditional submission. The army under my command has invaded your country & the standard of Union now waves over the territory of Canada...it brings neither danger nor difficulty. I come to find enemies, not to make them. I come to protect, not to injure you...". This takes nearly half of the page. This is followed by "General Orders"... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:36

$39.00
159708

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON ENGLAND 1739 Old Original British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163978090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON EVENING-POST, England, Dec. 18, 1739 An early issue of this rather famous British title. Various news items from Europe, mostly from the United Kingdom. A wealth of ads as well. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archivally rejoined at the spine, 10 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:19

$47.00
159699

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163971247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 14, 1930 * New York Giants vs. Norte Dame Fighting Irish * Charity football game for NYC unemployed * Knute Rockne's last game ( day of) The top of page 4 of this section has a banner headline: "Giants and Notre Dame All-Stars to Meet for Charity at Polo Grounds Today" with subheads and two related photos. (see) This was to be Knute Rockne's very last football game coached prior to his fatal airplane crash. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:06

$40.00
159663

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 348 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391942159937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 9, 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 January 07, 2018 15:13

$52.00
159635

ROBERT MORRIS United States Superintendent of Finance Resignation 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941915747

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENERAL EVENING POST, London, April 29, 1783 * Robert Morris to resign * U.S. Superintendent of Finance The front page has a nice report from "America" concerning the resignation of the famed patriot Robert Morris from the position of Superintendent of Finance for the fledgling federal government. Included is a letter from him in which he says he will resign on May 1 (see). Page 3 mentions that Congress has granted: "...a very large tract of country in Carolina to the Marquis de la Fayette." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:43

$48.00
159629

VAMPIRES Sucking Blood Killers - Dead Bodies HUNGARY 18th Century 1732 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941546605

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1732 * Early vampires ? * Blood sucking deaths The first 29 pages are taken up with: "A View of the Weekly disputes & Essays in This Month" which has various reports from the many newspapers in England including the Daily Courant, Universal Spectator, Applebee's Journal, Weekly Register, London Journal, Fog's Journal, The Craftsman, The Free Briton, and more. These newspapers report on a wide range of topics including: "On Political Dreaming" "Of Study & Punning" "War with Priestcraft" & much more. This is followed by a two page poem: "Description of the Spring - A Journey from Patapsco in Maryland to Annapolis, April 4, 1730" and then a poem: "To t... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:55

$110.00
159626

EARLY Rare 17th Century 335 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1682 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160806316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 19, 1682 * 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 about 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 w... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:48

$42.00
159625

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 348 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160805545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 10, 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 January 06, 2018 15:47

$52.00
159624

1675 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 342 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941542721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 23, 1675 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would b... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:46

$42.00
159612

MICHAEL COLLINS Irish Free State ASSASSINATION Republican Army 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941534926

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1922 * Michael Collins assassination * Irish Republican Army leader * Irish Free State The top of the front page has a one column heading: "IRISH PAY HONOR TO COLLIN'S BODY; HIS WORK TO GO ON" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the assassination of IRA leader, Michael Collins. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally good.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:24

$45.00
159609

WILLIAM KNIGHTSMITH English Toastmaster Red Long Tailcoat DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941533241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1932 * William Knightsmith death * Famous English toastmaster * Red long tailcoat fame Page 29 has a one column heading: "KNIGHTSMITH DEAD; LONG TOASTMASTER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of William Knightsmith, favorite toastmaster of the royals in England. He introduced the red long tailcoat of modern toastmasters. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:20

$38.00
159590

Rare 18th Century MARYLAND SLAVE Print & Girl Soldier Hannah Snell 1750 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941315877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1750 * Rare engraving of a Maryland slave * Woman soldier Hannah Snell This issue features a full page plate of two Africans, one of whom, named Job, spent some time in Maryland as a slave, as noted in a brief article which includes: "...he was seized & carried to Joar where he was sold to Capt. Pyke, who...carried him to Maryland and sold him to a planter. Here Job lived about a year without being once beat by his master..." with a bit more, including mention of Mr. Oglethorpe and Georgia as well (see). There is also an article which describes the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia. A page contains at the bottom an illustration of a co... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:17

$165.00
159589

CORNWALLIS SURRENDER General Benedict Arnold Revolutionary War 1781 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941314971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781 * Revolutionary War * Cornwallis' surrender * Gen. Benedict Arnold Near the back is a section headed: "American News" which has a "Copy of a Letter from Brig. Gen. Arnold to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, dated Sound off Plumb Island, Sept. 8, 1781" which takes over an entire page & is signed by him in type: B. Arnold. This is his detailed report on the taking of New London, Connecticut, known as the Battle of Groton Heights. Also included is a letter from George Washington to Congress which prefaces another letter from Gen. Gist concerning the safe arrival in the Chesapeake of Adm. De Grasse & his 28 French ships. It was this bit of... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:16

$215.00
159588

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160490095

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" (see). There are many advertisements as well. The four page "Supplement" issue 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 t... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:15

$180.00
159585

Over 335 Years Old Very RARE 1682 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941313070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Jan. 20, 1681/2 (double-dated depending on which calendar was used) * Newspaper from the 17th century * Rare variant title An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. The theme of this issue is a harsh one: "The Cardinals vote, that if a Pope be negligent or unfit to govern, he may have Curators plac'd over him. Pope Urban the Sixth drowns five Cardinals in Sacks. He dies. Boniface the Ninth succeeds him." Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popish Courant". Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, archival repair at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:11

$37.00
159573

Rare SCOTTISH Americans Immigrants Scotland New York City 1841 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941306923

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCOTTISH JOURNAL, New York, March 27, 1841 * Rare title for Scotland immigrants Obviously a newspaper for Scottish-Americans. The masthead has a thistle-themed engraving. Various literary items & other content. Eight pages, light damp staining, 10 1/2 by 15 inches, generally nice.

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Ends January 06, 2018 08:56

$23.00
159530

Letter to THOMAS JEFFERSON United States Minister to France 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158867924

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 24, 1787 * Thomas Jefferson * United States Minister to France The front page; contains the: "Copy of the French Minister's Letter, Mons. Calonne, to Mr. Jefferson, the American Ambassador at Paris..." which details the various economic agreements between France & England in terms of duties, trading, etc. (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:34

$34.00
159529

1746 Edinburgh Newspaper JACOBITE Risings REBELLION The Pretender TREASON


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391940219066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 18, 1746 * Jacobite Rebellion conspirators The ftpg. has a report from Westminster which includes: "An Act for the more effectual disarming the Highlands in Scotland & for more effectual securing the peace of the said Highlands, & for restraining the use of the Highland dress..." and a bit more concerning the Jacobite Rebellion. Also on the ftpg. is a brief yet very notable report: "Yesterday the warrant was signed in council for the execution of the Lords Kilmarnock and Balmerino, on the Tower-Hill on Monday next. But no mention is made of the Earl of Cromarty." who would be given a pardon in 1848. Page 3 has a nice letter concerning the Jaco... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:33

$39.00
159525

BATTLE OF PRINCETON & Washington Crossing the Delaware 1777 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158861019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Feb. 28, 1777 * Battle of Princeton - New Jersey * George Washington crossing the Delaware * American Revolutionary War Inside has: "Advices From America" has very nice content, beginning: "Many thousands from the province of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut & Penna. have already come in & claimed the benefit of the late proclamation for his Majesty's free pardon...The congress have put a public affront on Mr. Washington by stating their whole dependence upon Mr. Lee, who they intended to have made their commander in chief..." with more. This is followed by a fine letter with an historic report beginning: "Several skirmishes between the King's troop... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:28

$270.00
159524

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 Edinburgh UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158858316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, March, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a UK magazine Although formatted much like the more common "Gentleman's Magazine" this is a much more scarce title. Near the beginning are several pages headed "Abstracts of Acts of Parliament" and certainly the most significant of them is: "An Abstract of the Act...to Repeal an Act Made in the Last Session of Parliament, entitled, An Act for Granting & Applying certain stamp duties and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America, towards further defraying the expenses of defending, protecting, and securing the same..." (see). Another article: "The Proper Question Respecting the Expedie... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:27

$210.00
159519

General George CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391940212114

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, July 13, 1876 * General George Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn * Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens Page 7 has: "Summary Of News" which includes a brief report of the Custer massacre: "The disastrous fight between Gen. Custer's command & the Sioux Indians on June 25th resulted in the death of Gen. Custer, together with 13 officers and from 200 to 300 men." Also a report of the death of Gen. Santa Anna, and of notification of Gov. Hayes published letter of acceptance of the Republican nomination, and mention of the Missouri Pacific Railroad train robbery (committed by Jesse James & his gang).. Another article begins: "Competism killed Gen. Custer and his thr... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:18

$68.00
159480

THE STAMP ACT Direct Tax on Colonies BEGINNING 1765 Old London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939641422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 20, 1765 * The Stamp Act beginning Inside over 2 columns are taken up with: "A Letter from a Merchant in Philadelphia..." which begins: "The Act of Parliament imposing a Stamp duty on the American Colonies, is just published among us & occasions very great uneasiness. It is not the bearing a part in the general defence...but the being deprived of those rights, those distinguishing & invaluable rights of Britons of being governed by laws of their own making..." plus more great reading on the coming stamp act. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4, with a portion of the lower right of the front leaf missing causing loss of text but not affecting any mentioned cont... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:31

$47.00
159437

BLOODY SUNDAY EVE Belfast Ireland Irish War of Independence RIOTS 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372154181078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1921 * Bloody Sunday - day of violence * Belfast, Northern Ireland * Irish War of Independence The top of the front page has a one column heading: "KILL 15, WOUND 100, IN BELFAST RIOTING ON EVE OF TRUCE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Belfast's Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland during the Irish War of Independence. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, small binding slits along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 31, 2017 08:31

$45.00
159384

DROMCOLLOGHER County Limerick Ireland Cinema FIRE Burning Disaster1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391936507541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 7, 1926 * Dromcollogher, Limerick County, Ireland fire The front page has a one column heading: "47 PERISH IN FLAMES AT IRISH FILM SHOW" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the cinema fire disaster in Dromcollogher, County Limerick, Ireland. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 29, 2017 15:14

$38.00
159297

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Irish College Football Coach SIDELINED 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150153183

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1929 * Knute Rockne sidelined with leg problems * Notre Dame Fighting Irish football coach * World Series of baseball The sport's section page 39 has a two column heading: "Rockne Ill at Home as Notre Dame Team Leaves for Navy; Has Nebraska as Guest". Was this the beginning of his leg problem which lead to him coaching his final year in a wheel chair ? Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the current World Series games between the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Athletics. Complete in 64 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:41

$42.00
159286

EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1667 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150137193

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 9, 1667 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:23

$52.00
159285

Very EARLY Rare WOMAN Publisher OBSERVATOR London 336 Years Old 1681 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935097783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OBSERVATOR, London, November 23, 1681 * Woman publisher This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. Done in a dialogue format, between Whig & Tory. This early single sheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing, but the most intriguing aspect of this issue is that the imprint at the bottom of the back page reads: "London, Printed for Joanna Brome, at the Gun in S. Paul's Church-yard." I believe this to be the earliest periodical we have offered published by a woman. Could it be the earliest woman publisher to be found within a newspaper? Single sheet, 8 by 13 inches... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:22

$42.00
159281

1st Australopithecus africanus HUMAN - APE SKULL Fossil Discovery 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935092747

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 1925 * Raymond Dart - anthropologist * Australopithecus africanus discovery * Extinct hominin - human & ape The front page has a one column heading "THINKS NEW SKULL LINKS MAN AND APE" with subheads: "Australopihecus Africanus." " Older Than the 'Java Man'" " London Expert Hopes It May Carry Back Human History to Period Hiterto Unknown" (see) There is also mention of Darwin's Theory in this as well. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, a few binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:17

$56.00
159277

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Fighting Irish FOOTBALL Coach LEGS Worsen 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935086761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1929 * Knute Rockne's infected legs worsen * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * College football The sport's section (page 33) has one column headings: "ROCKNE IS WORSE; INFECTION SPREADS" "Both Legs Are Now Affected, but Coach's Condition Is Not Alarming, Doctor Says" "Notre Dame Mentor Is Likely Not to See His Team Finish Its Schedule" and more. (see) Rockne would die in a airplane crash a little more than a year later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:07

$40.00
159276

RARE & Early 18th Century 1723 London England Old Newspaper w/ Great Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150112725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, February 6, 1720 * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original This title has one of the more beautiful & intricately engraved mastheads to be seen, and this issue has a particularly nicely-inked impression, making it an ideal issue for display. Various news items from Europe with most of pg. 3 taken up with news tidbits from London. Present are all 6 pages, as more typically the back leaf is lacking as it was often loose from pages 1-4 (there was no tax on 4 pg. newspapers at the time). Measures 8 1/2 by 14 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:06

$52.00
159270

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1686 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935081100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 20, 1686 * 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 n... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2017 14:54

$42.00
159265

GREAT GLOUCESTER NEW ENGLAND SEA SERPENT Samuel Schmid Affidavit 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935078548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 18, 1818 * The Great New England Sea Serpent The front page has a report headed and affadavit under: "More on the Sea Serpent" and is signed in type: Samuel Schmid. (see) Other news of the day with many ads. Complete in 4 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 27, 2017 14:47

$32.00
158418

Rare WORLD'S 1ST SUCCESSFUL DAILY 18th Century London England 1718 Old NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116262802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY COURANT, London, Jan. 4, 1718 * Rare 18th century title This was the world's first successful daily newspaper, and is a landmark issue for any newspaper collection as such having begun 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 7 by 13 1/4 inches, various foxing, otherwise good condition.

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Ends December 24, 2017 14:07

$115.00
159852

Early CHARLESTON SC South Carolina Pre Revolutionary War 1767 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372167265573

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 10, 1767 * Early America report * Pre-Revolutionary War The back page has one paragraph with news from Charleston, South Carolina, noting: "...upwards of 40 Cherokee families having been cut off & their homes burnt by a sudden irruption of the Creeks and Choctaws..." and a bit more (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 22, 2017 09:12

$24.99
159809

WAR OF 1812 BEGINS Declaration of War United States vs. Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372166365397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, June 26, 1812 * War of 1812 start * Declaration of war On page 3 near the top of the second column is A Proclamation issued by President James Madison confirming the Congress declaration of war against Great Britain, stating in part: "...Now therefore, I JAMES MADISON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the same..." The Proclamation, dated June 12, 1812, is signed in type: James Madison and James Monroe, the Secretary of State. Previous to the Proclamation is: "An Act issued by Congress Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the dependencies thereof, and the United States of ... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2017 08:32

$199.99
159808

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1718 London UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372166361104

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, Nov. 18, 1718 * Rare title The front page begins with a report noting: "...to get ready...a flotilla for Vera Cruz...whose lading was to be fruit...should not be done till the year 1719 by reason of the superabundance of goods yet remaining in New Spain...these vessels should bring back the returns of fruit & commodities still unsold in the West Indies...". Somewhat uncommon to find reports concerning the "new world" in period newspapers. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 15 inches, handsome engravings in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2017 08:24

$49.99
159806

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391945328241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 15, 1778 * American Revolutionary War Era * 18th century from The Enemy Page 2 has several items relating to the Revolutionary War including: "...were gone to the West Indies...in hopes of destroying this expedition of the British troops...was compelled to leave the harbour of Boston for want of provisions..." and "...from Carolina...reports that the inhabitants of that province had come to an unanimous resolution to embrace the terms lately offered by the British Commissioners...instructing their delegates to move for a general peace with Great Britain & without delay..." plus a letter from New York, as well as another letter from Dublin noting: "...th... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2017 08:08

$47.00
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