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178373

NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish College Football w/ Coach KNUTE ROCKNE 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646765149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, October 14, 1928 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * Head coach Knute Rockne * NCAA college football The front page of this section has a nice banner photo showing inside Soldiers' Field with heading: "Biggest Crowd In Footbll History Sees Notre Dame Defeat Navy" Nice for display. Also a one column heading: "Chicago Yells for Navy; Then for N. Dame" First report coverage continues on page with lineups and diagram. Three related photos are on page 3. This was when Knute Rockne was head coach. 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 February 20, 2020 14:58

$38.00
178363

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921424481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Sept. 1, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * General George Washington * Captain James Cook Inside includes: "...letter from Sir Henry Clinton...very full...& explicit on our affairs in America...account of Sir Henry's several times reconnoitering Washington's lines & he has given it as his opinion they are so strong & judiciously formed that unless he alters his position it would be hazardous to attack them. He has tried several manoeuvres to draw Washington out but all without effect...the grand American army has never made an attempt to act in any other than on the defensive." Another page has nearly a column of news from America, including a bit noting: "...that the rebels in ... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:40

$57.00
178354

Rare GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Bubonic Plague Era 1666 London England Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921416350

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 28, 1666 (actually 1667 by today's calendar) * The Great London Fire It is very rare to find any period mention of the great London Fire of 1666 in newspapers of the day, certainly one reason being the dearth of publications in print at that time--very few beyond the London Gazette. The back page of this single sheet newspaper includes: "If any person have found any books or writings belonging to Arthur Tevor Esq. deceased, or to John Trevor, Esq; (lost in the removal in the late dreadful Fire) Let them give notice thereof to..." and further on is: "We are ordered to give notice that although the Herals Office, wherein the descents and Arms of the Nobility and Gentry of England were... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:33

$520.00
178339

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD EDITION England Gazette 1665 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921053428

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 4, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. This is issue number 15. The front pag... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:42

$1,350.00
178338

SIEGE OF CHARLESTON Surrender to British & Henry Clinton 1780 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921053162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 8, 1780 * Siege of Charleston, South Carolina * Surrender to British - Sir Henry Clinton * American Revolutionary War Page 2 has an address: "To the King's Most Excellent Majesty" with praise for: "...the late successes of your Majesty's arms..." in America. Also expressing: "...indignation..." towards France which has: "...basely encouraged & strengthened America in her ungrateful and unparalleled Rebellion..." with more. Then, with an introductory prefaced signed by: H. Clinton, is: "Hand Bill Issued After the Surrender of Charles Town [Charleston]". Then two Proclamations by Henry Clinton dated at South Carolina, concerning the British occupation of the city, etc. Then there i... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:42

$139.00
178287

Early & Rare 1776 North AMERICAN Revolutionary War Era Atlantic Coast & more MAP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916560878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: "A Map of the Present Seat of War in North America" A very nice map which records show appeared in the "Westminster Magazine", London, the August, 1776 issue. The map measures 8 by 10 inches and shows from Northern Florida to Newfoundland and west to the Missouri River. A very detailed map from during the midst of the Revolutionary War. Bit close-trimmed at the bottom margin affects just the border. Generally in very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:24

$290.00
178284

NEW YORK CITY British Captured Revolutionary War GENERAL HOWE 1776 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916558301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, Nov. 5, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * New York City captured * General William Howe This is a very significant issue, as most of the front page is taken up with reports on the historic capture of New York City by the British, beginning with the report from the noted: "London Gazette Extraordinary" issue of Nov. 4 which includes the lengthy & detailed report from General William Howe on his success in the capture of the city. His report is datelined "Head Quarters York Island, Sept. 21, 1776" and begins: "I have the satisfaction to inform your lordship of his majesty's troops being in possession of the city of New York. Upon the rebels abandoning their lines at Brooklyn..." followed... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:23

$325.00
178283

Historic Rare GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Election Elected WIN 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916555779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 21, 1789 * George Washington's presidential election victory An inside page has a very historic report, noting the election of George Washington as the very first President of the United States. The full report can be seen in the photos, however portions include: "A letter from New York...says, 'That the Federal Congress was convened...was found that George Washington, Esq. was unanimously elected President, and John Adams, Esq. with very few dissidents, Vice President of the United States. These appointments...had diffused the most universal transports of joy, & that the immediate adoption of such measures as should secure unanimity at home & respectability abroad, was expected..." ... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:22

$385.00
178272

Rare GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Medieval City Conflagration 1666 England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641603139

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 4, 1666 * The Great London Fire period coverage * Among the earliest newspapers to be had One of the greatest calamities and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666. Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspapers publishing in 1666 was extremely small, this title certainly being the most significant. Page 2 contains a brief report with a "Westminster" dateline of September 28, noting: "This day the House of Commons, reassuming the debate touching the City of London, resolved that the humble Thanks of the House should be given his Majesty for his great care a... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:17

$535.00
178266

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641588206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, May 2, 1679 * Newspaper from the 17th century * Rare variant title An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popish Courant" with the same date. The double date is due to the use of two calendars at the time. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:11

$59.00
178265

Early America & Caribbean 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641587388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 26, 1767 * Early America Page 2 has most of a column headed: "America" with reports from the Caribbean and Charleston, the later noting a request for repeal of an Act of Parliament restraining the emission of paper currency in America. Other items. Another page has a rare illustration, seldom found in such early issues, of a discovery in a digging in Dorsetshire, being an urn with another print of the pattern on it (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:11

$26.00
178236

(5) Rare & Early 18th Century 1706-1734 Newspapers w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915332716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1706, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734 * Rare & early 18th century issues (5) * Nice masthead engravings (different) As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 with two engravings each, all differently slightly, and the last without any masthead engravings. Each issue is complete as a single sheet newspaper in nice condition. A great price for 5 different issues from the early 1700's.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:19

$99.00
178232

1860 JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers World Heavyweight BOXING Championship PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915331082

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 12, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous & 1st World championship boxing The front page has a dramatic print showing: "Round 37" of the Heenan and Sayer fight, erupting into a riot. Above it is a print of "The Champion's Belt of England...". Within is a double page centerfold which includes 8 prints of the Heenan and Sayers fight, while another 4 page print is mostly damaged due to the typical trimming of the issue. Sixteen pages, minor wear with small archival mends at the margins.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:17

$89.00
178228

REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ Gen. George Washington Enemy LONDON England 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915328824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 13, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * George Washington & Quebec The ftpg. has an item: "...letter from Philadelphia...says that as soon as a reconciliation takes place between them and the Mother Country, the Congress intend to publish a proclamation ordering all their people home who are in the service of France, Spain, or any of the enemies of Great Britain..." and also: "...letters from Quebec speak of the state of that garrison as being in perfect security...correspondence had been detected...with some leading rebels in New England...that an attack was designed to be made in the spring by Washington and the French forces...". Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice c... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:15

$42.00
178203

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372913911861

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, June 22, 1803; United States' Gazette, Sept. 21, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Oct. 19, 1808; New England Palladium, Oct. 5, 1802; and Boston Gazette, June 25, 1804. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:12

$48.00
178190

Rare 1691 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE British Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372913902463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Jan. 5, 1691 * Rare 17th century title This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 325 years old. This newspaper was done in question/answer format. This newspaper was published at a time when there weren't any newspapers in all of the American colonies. A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides (typical for the period), measuring 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. Nice condition.

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:05

$45.00
178164

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392637450911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Dec. 7, 1767 (currently spelled Gloucester) Page 3 has news headed: "America" with datelines from Boston, New York & Philadelphia. Page 2 has half a column taken up with an: "Extract of a Letter, Dated Newport, Rhode Island....gives this Melancholy Account of the Loss of the Brig Dolphin, Capt. John Malbone". Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:12

$30.00
178076

CONQUEST OF 1760 Seven Years' War French & Quebec Canada 1760 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630514501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 2, 1760 * Conquest of 1760 * Seven Years' War Inside has a report beginning: "The very hazardous endeavours lately made by the French in order, first, to recover Quebeck, and, secondly, to support themselves in their present poor footing in Canada, plainly shew how very important they consider those possession to be to them..." with a bit more. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:04

$28.00
178074

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE is Read to Army & Patrick Henry Letter1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630510294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 26, 1776 * Declaration of Independence is read * Patrick Henry letter - Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) This issue has all of pages 1 & 2 taken up with American war reports, beginning with: "Advices From America" which includes a report datelined from New York, July 15 concerning a letter to be delivered to Washington, plus a dateline of "Philadelphia : In Congress, July 19" beginning: "Resolved, that general Washington, in refusing to receive a letter said to be sent from Lord Howe addressed to George Washington, acted with a dignity becoming his station & therefore this congress do highly approve the same..." and more, signed in type: John Hancock, President. This is... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:03

$235.00
178073

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND & Riding the Rail Torture 1776 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906570316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 10, 1776 * Battle of Long Island * American Revolutionary War * Riding the Rail torture Page 3 has a nearly half column letter from Chamblee with reports on events in the Crown Point & Lake Champlain vicinity (see photos). An inside pg. has reports concerning the British in New York, including: "...that they had done their utmost endeavours with the Congress to bring about a reconciliation but in vain, & therefore they were preparing to attack New York...that the army was then preparing for action but that it would take up many days before they could begin...no time would be lost in proceeding upon the operations of the campaign..." with a bit more. But by far the most historic re... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:03

$162.00
178067

ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Rye House Plot Advertisement 1683 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906566394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 20, 1683 * Charles II of England - Algernon Sidney execution * Assassination plot book advertisement The reverse has an advertisement for the printing of a book about Algernon Sydney, the famous English politician and political theorist, and opponent of absolute monarchies. Sydney ultimately became involved in a plot to assassinate King Charles II. He was later indicted for treason, found guilty and executed. The ad begins: "The Arraignment, Tryal and Condemnation of Algernon Sidney, Esq. for High-Treason for conspiring the death of the King & intending to raise rebellion in this Kingdom..." with a bit more. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nic... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:00

$39.00
178057

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630482933

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 8, 1677 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fr... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 08:51

$47.00
178056

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630482220

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, May 23, 1679 * Newspaper from the 17th century * Rare variant title An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popish Courant" with the same date. The double date is due to the use of two calendars at the time. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 08:50

$59.00
177976

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1730 London Gazette 289 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900915403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 28, 1730 * 18th Century original * Over 290 years old This newspaper is 289 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:37

$25.00
177975

EARLY Rare 17th Century 322 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1699 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622106911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 9, 1697 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fr... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:36

$37.00
177937

WINSTON CHURCHILL "War Situation" House of Commons SPEECH 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896481555

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, February 12, 1943 * Winston Churchill "War Situation" speech * House of Commons of the United Kingdom * Dwight Eisenhower becomes supreme commander The front page has five column heading: "War: New Command, Plans for 1943" with subheads that include: "Prime Minister Tell Commons That Detailed Plans for Nine Months of Attack Are Laid" "Eisnehower Heads Unified Command In North Africa" and more. (see) Complete text of Churchill's speech at the House of Commons on pages 6 & 7 with photo. Lengthy text here. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:12

$57.00
177931

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896473881

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

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:07

$59.00
177930

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896473244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London, July 7, 1716 * Rare title w/ nice masthead One of the nicer mastheads of the 18th century as it features two handsome engravings (see). Various news reports from Europe. The back page is mostly filled with advertisements and notices. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, measures 8 1/4 by 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:07

$37.00
178390

1867 THOMAS FRANCIS MEAGHER Irish Nationalist & U.S. Army General INDIAN WAR


eBay Auction Item # 392647969932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 2, 1867 * Thomas Francis Meagher * Irish Nationalist & U.S. General * Indian War in Montana Page 3 has a brief and inconspicuous report headed: "The Indian War In Montana" "Governor Meagher and His Volunteers Take the Field--Fight Between Regulars and Indians" (see) The Mysterious death of Meagher would occur shortly after this. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2020 09:33

$24.99
178375

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Second Election Victory WIN 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392647858727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd) * Civil War reporting The entire front page is taken up with the results of the national election, with the top of the first column having some nice heads including: "THE ELECTIONS" "New York Eight Thousand Union Majority" "For Lincoln and Johnson--New England, New York, Pa., Maryland, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, the Northwest, and the Pacific Coast, casting 213 Electoral Votes" "Mr. Lincoln's Majority in the Electoral College, 192" and a bit more (see). There is also a list of votes by county, for both Lincoln and McClellan. The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with election results in other districts and other states. There is some... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2020 07:31

$139.99
178374

1669 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 351 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 372921503447

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 21, 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 nice newspaper for framing & di... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 15:50

$39.99
178344

LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER RAILWAY 1st Inter-City Railroad Creation 1830 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372921125480

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 20, 1830 * Liverpool and Manchester Railway creation Near the back are four pages taken up with a very detailed report of the historic "Liverpool and Manchester Railway". The Liverpool and Manchester Railway opened on Sept. 15 1830 (this report is datelined Sept. 17) between the Lancashire towns of Liverpool and Manchester in England. It was the first railway to rely exclusively on steam power, with no horse-drawn traffic permitted at any time; the first to be entirely double track throughout its length; the first to have a signaling system; the first to be fully timetabled; the first to be powered entirely by its own motive power; and the first to carry mail. John B. Jervis of ... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:33

$26.99
178343

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK South Seas So. Pacific 1st Voyage HMS Endeavour 1771 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392646362473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1771 * HMS Endeavour - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * 1st voyage of South Pacific The prime content is likely an article reviewing a book titled: "A Journal of a Voyage round the World in his Majesty's Ship Endeavour in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771..." which takes over 2 1/2 pages on Capt. James Cook's exploration of the South Seas (see photos for portions). Terrific reading. Among the many other articles noted in the table of contents are: "Particulars of the Seizure & Deliverance of the King of Poland" "Translation of Mr. Huet's Journey to Stockholm" "Critical Remarks on Some Passages of Voltaire" "Curious Antiquities in Scotland Described" "Dr. Percival on Ul... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:26

$89.99
178342

Historic President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address 1793 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372921118837

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1793 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a very historic document being Washington's annual state-of-the-union address for 1793, which was the first year of his second term of office. It has a banner heading: "The Following Speech of the President of the American Congress, December 3, 1793, is of too Much Importance in the Annals of Politicks to be Omitted in our Repository of Memorable Events", so it is printed in this issue in full, taking over 2 pages and signed in type at its conclusion: George Washington. (see photos for portions) Of curious interest is wha... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:22

$69.99
178341

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Farewell Address Orders to Army Troops 1783 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392646357623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August & September, 1783 * General George Washington * Farewell address to Continental Army A 2 issue set. The August issue has a section headed: "Authentic Papers Relative to American Affairs" includes reference to learning of the Treaty of Peace ending the Revolutionary War, and also includes a "Resolve" from Congress concerning the mutinous soldiers in Washington's army, along with Washington's reply. This is followed by "A Proclamation" from Congress which begins in part: "Whereas a body of armed soldiers in the service of the United States...having mutinously renounced their obedience to their officers..." with more (see for portions). This is followed by the first portion of G... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:17

$199.99
178340

Early MASON-DIXON LINE Creation re. Pennsylvania & Maryland Region 1769 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372921115297

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, for the year 1769 * Mason and Dixon Line creation This is the "supplement" issue provided at the end of the year containing various articles much like the regular issues but containing fewer pages. It has just a one-third page masthead and also includes the table of contents on the front page. Articles include an: "Accurate List of the Knights, Burgesses, & Citizens returned to serve in the present Parliament" & "Further Reflections on Mess. Mason's and Dixon's Measure of a Degree of Latitude in North America", they of the Mason-Dixon Line fame, & which is a continuation of a lengthier article--and map--which is in the December issue. Other articles as well. No plates... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:12

$24.99
177872

NILE KINNICK Iowa Hawkeyes Upsets NOTRE DAME IRISH Football 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609851496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, November 12, 1939 * Nile Kinnick's touchdown upsets Notre Dame * Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "Irish Are Upset by Iowa, 7-6" First report coverage continues on page 3 of this section with with lineups. Complete with 50+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:06

$72.00
177871

PAN AM FLIGHT 103 Lockerbie Scotland Terrorist Airplane Bombing 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609851379

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 21, 1988 * Pan Am Flight 103 * Lockerbie, Scotland * Terrorist bombing * Airplane disaster The front page has a banner headline: "Jetliner Crashes With 258; N.Y.-Bound 747 Falls on Scottish Village After Leaving London" with subhead. (see) A early, same day report before it was known that a bomb was involved. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, great condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:06

$52.00
177857

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets NCAA College Football 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609845226

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, November 27, 1932 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame upset * Loads of text w/ two photos The front page of this section has a very nice banner headline: "NOTRE DAME WHIPS ARMY, 21-0, BEFORE 80,000" with subheads. Nice for display. Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3 with two related photos, lineups and stats. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. This was the second season without Knute Rockne on the sidelines after his death. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:54

$47.00
177854

NON-IMPORTATION AGRREMENT American Colonies Agreeing re. Goods 1768 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892634175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, June 6, 1768 (currently spelled Gloucester) Page 2 has reports headed: "America" beginning: "Most of the merchants & importers of goods have already subscribed a voluntary engagement to each other that they will not sell on their own accounts or on commissions, nor buy or sell for any person whomsoever, any goods...which shall be shipped from Great Britain after the first day of October next until the act of Parliament imposing duties on paper, glass, etc. be repealed..." with more. Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:52

$57.00
177853

Five 18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1758-1772 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892632497

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated April 18, 1758, June 28, 1764, March 19, 1767, Oct. 17, 1769, & Jan. 21, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches. Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:51

$47.00
177849

AMERICAN COLONIES Tensions w/ England Pre-Revolutionary War 1769 Old UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609842578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1769 * Tensions between American Colonies & England The most significant content is a seven page section headed: "Interesting Affairs Relative to America" filled with correspondence about the troubling situation in America. Included is: "Part of a Letter Published in the Maryland Gazette" which begins: "Every new piece of intelligence from England is more alarming than the last...We have little reason to expect a redress of grievances from the present temper & disposition of the British ministry...A people who were once free can hardly be deprived of many of their dearest & most valuable rights...The axe must be paid to the root of liberty & a plan of slavery made consistent in all... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:50

$75.00
177848

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 1st American Diplomat FRANCE French Minister 1782 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609842264

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1782 * Benjamin Franklin * 1st American diplomat to France Most notable is the article which is prefaced with: "The following is said to be the Substance of a Conversation Lately Held by Dr. Franklyn [Franklin] with the French Minister on the Subject of American Affairs; supposed to Contain the Real Sentiments of the American Congress" which takes over a full column. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day. One item begins: "Among the calamities that have attended the American war, none are more to be lamented than the untimely deaths of many brave men, cut off, not in battle or in any honourable service, but by treachery or in the... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:49

$50.00
177847

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON & Charleston SC Revolutionary War 1779 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609842128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, August, 1779 * General George Washington * American Revolutionary War Near the back is a full page headed: "American Affairs" which includes a letter from Vice Admiral Peter Parker on events at Jamaica. Also a report noting: "...The American fort commanded by General McDougal was so strong, being situated in a mountainous & almost inaccessible country...it was doubted if General Clinton would attack it. Washington had taken posts in very strong ground from which he could not be dislodged without great loss & difficulty...General Prevost's retiring to John's Island was that the Polish Count Pulaski had thrown himself with a considerable force into Charles Town [Charleston], which General Lin... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:48

$52.00
177841

NOTRE DAME STADIUM Fighting Irish Football OPENS 1st Ever Game in 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609839981

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 4, 1930 * Notre Dame Stadium opening * 1st ever game (day of) - Fighting Irish * NCAA College football - "Touchdown Jesus" fame The sport's section (page 18) has a article headed: "Description of Notre Dame Stadium" with subhead: "New Football Plant, Rectangular in Shape, Will Seat 60,000; Has Military Appearance...." Notre Dame would play their very 1st game here on this day. Complete with 26 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:43

$62.00
177833

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & Water Spouts Doctrine Prints Plates 1788 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891517121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, February, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin on water spouts * Post Revolutionary War era Perhaps the most interesting article is: "Dr. Lindsay on Dr. Franklin's Doctrine of Water-spouts" which comments on Ben Franklin's work (see for portions). This article takes 2 1/2 pages and one of the plates includes prints of various water spouts. An article: "Edict in Favour of America, Issued at Paris" begins: "While the British court are endeavouring in some measure to discourage the American trade, the French are pursuing the quite contrary policy..." with more taking more than a full page. Among other items of interest in this magazine are: "Original Letter on the Salmon Fishery in the Tweed"... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:21

$69.00
177832

Capture of SAINT EUSTATIUS in Caribbean Islands Revolutionary War 1781 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608539775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, March, 1781 * Islands of the Caribbean * Revolutionary War era The back 3 pages have various correspondence concerning the capture of St. Eustatius, when the British seized the Dutch-owned island in the Caribbean. One of the two plates called for is present. Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches, very nice condition. Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a much more scarce title. The title/contents page features a great engraving of the skyline of London.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:21

$32.00
177831

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Peace Restored ? British General WILLIAM HOWE 1777 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608539719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 (see for the full text). 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 letter to... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:20

$64.00
177821

Very Early UNION JACK Flag of the United Kingdom DESCRIPTION 1674 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608536683

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 28, 1674 * Very early Union Jack Flag description More than half of the front page is taken up with a notable Proclamation by the King of England concerning use and description of the British flag, and is one of the earliest printed references to the term "Union Jack" for the flag (is it the earliest??). The Proclamation is a result of merchant ships using flags very similar to the British flag, yet slightly different, noting: "...to evade the punishment due for the same, bear Jacks in shape and mixture of colours so little different from those of His Majesty as not to be without difficulty distinguished therefrom...by this His Royal Proclamation strictly to charge and command all his... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:15

$255.00
177819

SIR EDMUND ANDROS Dominion of New England Governor Boston Arrival 1686 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608536497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 14, 1686 The back page has the historic report of governor Edmund Andros' arrival in Boston to begin his leadership of the Dominion of New England. Datelined: "Boston in New-England, Dec. 27" the report notes in part: "The 20th instant arrived here Sir Edmund Andros, his Majesties Governor in chief of New-England..." with a bit more (see). Within 3 years he would be overthrown once King James II had left the throne in England. A single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:14

$166.00
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