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Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873475262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 26, 1768 * Pro-British American publication * Boston is causing trouble The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War. All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony of the Massachusetts...upon this question--Whether to Surrender the charter, or suffer judgment to go against it?" (see), and further on is: "The Speech of His Excellency William Tryon...Commander in Chief in & over the Province of North Carolina". Other politically-related reports as well. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:20

$167.00
152279

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371872593541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, 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 one column heading: "117,000 SEE NAVY BOW TO NOTRE DAME" with subheads and lineups. (see) This was when Knute Rockne was head coach. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 22, 2017 16:29

$28.00
152216

KNUTE ROCKNE Named Head Coach NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish Football 1918 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870113196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1918 * Knute Rockne named head coach * Note Dame Fighting Irish * NCAA college football Here is a terrific report for any Notre Dame fan. A small one column headlines near the bottom of page 12 announces: "NEW NOTRE DAME COACH" "Rockne Appointed to Succeed Harper as Athletic Director" which tells of the hiring of Knute Rockne as the new coach for the Fighting Irish. Rockne would put Notre Dame on the map as a football powerhouse. Searches in other newspapers for this report were unsuccessful, giving us reason to believe the Times was one of just a few newspapers to report this event. The complete 22 page issue, 3 binding holes at the blank spine margin, ... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:02

$265.00
152169

BOBBY JONES Wins British Open Golf Championship Grand Slam 2 of 4 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371868232724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Washington, Pennsylvania, June 21, 1930 * Bobby Jones wins British Open * Year of the grand slam victory (2nd of 4) * Royal Liverpool Golf Club - Wirral, England The front page has a small photo of Bobby Jones with caption: "Wins British Title". Page 8 has a nice banner headline: "Bobby Jones Captures British Open Championship" with subheads. This would be the year of his famous grand slam of golf achievement. Twelve pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:32

$45.00
152154

Rare 17th Century LONDON England Benjamin Harris Imprint 1679 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391705845602

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PROTESTANT (DOMESTICK) INTELLIGENCE, OR NEWS BOTH FROM CITY AND COUNTRY, London, England, March 5, 1679 * Rare 17th century periodical Here is a rare opportunity to purchase a newspaper by Benjamin Harris. Harris was the first newspaper publisher in the colonies, having published "Public Occurrences Both Foreign & Domestick" in Boston in 1690. It lasted for only one issue. Before emigrating to the colonies, he published this newspaper in London, but he was eventually put in jail and upon release headed for the colonies. A fine opportunity for a Harris imprint (his name appears at the bottom of the back page). This single sheet issue is untrimmed with wide margins and is in great c... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2017 15:59

$390.00
152126

Rare KELSO SCOTLAND King George III Proclamations & Red Tax Stamp 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867400945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BRITISH CHRONICLE OR UNION GAZETTE, Kelso, Scotland, June 1, 1792 * Rare 18th century title * King George III This is the first newspaper we have ever offered from this Scottish town. Page 3 has two "Proclamation" documents from the King of England. Other news of the day. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice red tax stamp on the ftpg., good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:31

$38.00
152048

EARLY GAME OF CHESS 18th Century Description & GEORGIA Settlers 1733 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863585900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1733 * Early article on playing the game of Chess * Settlers off to the colony of Georgia A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907. Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Debate in the House of Lords upon the Mutiny Bill" "Quotations from Gulliver's Voyages" "The Rights of the King and People" "Proposals to Refrain Infidelity" "Address to the Protestant Dissente... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:35

$78.00
152046

Historic NEW ENGLAND RESTRAINING ACT Pre Rev. War 1775 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701563219

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 2, 1775 * The New England Restraining Act * Pre Revolutionary tension w/ England * John Hancock gets married Taking nearly one-third of the front page and most of page 2 is the extension of the very historic New England Restraining Act by Parliament. This was the King's response to the American colonies' decision to boycott British goods. The Act provided that New England's trade be limited to Britain and the British West Indies, trade with other nations prohibited effective July 1, 1775. In April 1775, after news was received in London that colonies outside of New England had joined the Continental Association, a second restraining Act was passed ... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:30

$1,250.00
151931

TED DRAKE Arsenal Football Club (Soccer) 7 GOALS Record Game 1935 Old Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860918213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 15, 1935 * Ted Drake - Arsenal football club (soccer) * Villa Park, Aston, Birmingham, England * Seven goals - top-flight record game Page 4 of this section has a one column heading: "SOCCER MARK SET AS 60,000 LOOK ON" with subheads that include: "Seven Goals by Drake of Arsenal Best Under English League's New Rule" and more. (see) Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: The 1935–36 season First Division match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park took place on 14 December 1935. Arsenal won the fixture 7–1 ... See More  

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Ends March 09, 2017 15:41

$33.00
151797

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH Southern Cross Airplane DISAPPEARS Death 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371856221593

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 9, 1935 * Sir Charles Kingsford Smith * Australian aviator - Southern Cross * Goes missing in airplane flight (death) The front page has a one column heading: "KINGSFORD-SMITH STILL UNREPORTED" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 6 with two related photos. See below for more information. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary su... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2017 14:15

$33.00
151772

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH Southern Cross Fateful Airplane Flight 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692862928

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1935 * Sir Charles Kingsford Smith * Australian aviator - Southern Cross * Fateful flight to Australia begins The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "Kingsford-Smith Off on Flight to Australia; Leaves England Despite a Recent Illness" with photo. (see) See below for more information. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscriber... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:23

$33.00
151429

LADY PIRRIE DEATH Wife of RMS Titanic Shipbuilder Lifeboats # ? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681634637

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1935 * Lady Pirrie death (1st report) * Wife of RMS Titanic shipbuilder The top of page 19 is a one column heading: "LADY PIRRIE DEAD; HEADED SHIP FIRM" with subheads and photo. (see) She was the wife of William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie. He was a Irish shipbuilder who was responsible for the small number of lifeboats aboard the RMS Titanic. He claimed the ship was unsinkable. 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 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high perc... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2017 07:31

$33.00
151414

Post Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS w/ Loyalist Refugees ?? 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681058195

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, May 15, 1783 * Closing events in the Revolutionary War Page 2 has an article which begins; "Government, since the ratification of the peace with America, have indicated their desire to the refugees from that country, that some mode should be struck out for producing a final adjustment of this complex business..." (see). Four pages, an engraving in the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2017 15:31

$32.00
151381

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842096919

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

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:37

$33.00
151301

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676385906

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

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:21

$46.00
151294

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in America Colonies 1769 Edinburgh SCT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676371769

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

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:09

$47.00
151280

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676337128

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

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Ends February 12, 2017 14:27

$29.00
151222

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674507163

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

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:42

$47.00
151168

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673583721

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

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:26

$37.00
151031

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371832467905

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

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Ends February 04, 2017 15:01

$345.00
151023

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669628700

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 11, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar). * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * The black plague This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest ... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 14:02

$1,835.00
150992

MOUNT VESUVIUS Stratovolcano Gulf of Naples Italy ERUPTION Plate 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668901939

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

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Ends February 03, 2017 15:53

$46.00
150958

BOSTON Massachusetts Pre Revolutionary War Military Tensions 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371830792293

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

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:48

$43.00
150950

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371830776930

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

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:27

$67.00
150949

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371830776241

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

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:26

$54.00
150890

JEFFERSON COUNTY Dolomite ALABAMA Coal Mine Explosion Disaster 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371827524536

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

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:30

$33.00
150867

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826878826

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

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Ends January 28, 2017 15:09

$29.00
150855

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826864649

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

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Ends January 28, 2017 14:51

$35.00
150831

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826579190

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

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:32

$355.00
150702

Aviator CHARLES LINDBERGH 1st Air Mail Panama AIRPLANE Flight 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371821132668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, February 5, 1929 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Air mail flight to Panama The front page has a three column heading: "Lindbergh Flies to Havana, Then Starts Off for Belize; Opening New Air Mail Route" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Charles Lindbergh's historic 1st air mail flight to Panama. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a few tiny binding holes, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:24

$39.00
150693

BATTLE OF FORT CHARLOTTE Mobile, Alabama & more Revolutionary War 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659144794

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 11, 1780 * Battle of Fort Charlotte - Mobile, Alabama * Fall of Charleston, South Carolina to British The front page includes a "Copy of a Letter from General Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germain, dated Head Quarters Charles-Town [Charleston] South Carolina, June 3, 1780" signed by him in type: H. Clinton, and what follows is a lengthy: "Hand-Bill issued after the Surrender of Charles-town". This is followed by three more Proclamations concerning the fall of Charleston, carrying over to pgs. 2 & 3, as well as the "Articles of Capitulation...." for the surrender of Fort Moultrie in Charleston harbor, and an address to the inhabitants of Charleston whic... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:01

$135.00
150614

Aviator FLOYD BENNETT Pneumonia Death & Charles Lindbergh Flight 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391657427186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, April 25, 1928 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Flight to Quebec, Canada * Floyd Bennett death (1st report) The front page has a three column headline: "Floyd Bennett, North Pole Pilot, IS Pneumonia Victim; Wife and Byrd at Bedside" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, good condition.

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:33

$33.00
150579

SHAYS' REBELLION Berkshire County Massachusetts Prisoners Rebels 1787 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656495758

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 12, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion perpetrators * Berkshire County, Massachusetss Page 2 has a "Letter from New York" reporting on the Shays' Rebellion, noting: "...that since the defeating & taking such a number of rebel prisoners in Berkshire...matters are pretty quiet...does not appear any thing remains to be done in Mass. but to try & punish the unfortunate wretches who have so justly merited the vengeance of their country..." with more on this (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, small loss at the top of the front leaf does not effect mentioned text, otherwise good condition.

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Ends January 18, 2017 13:59

$30.00
150506

BABE RUTH Bambino New York Yankees Becoming a MLB Baseball IDOL 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391653983796

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, Sept. 29, 1923 * Babe Ruth making his mark in MLB * New York Yankees - Yanks The top of the sports page has a one column head: "Ruth May Add To His Laurels" as his .385 batting average is close to surpassing Harry Heilmann's .395. "...Babe, however, is secure in home run honors with 38 and is so far in front as a scorer...". Also on this page is: "Unassisted Triple Play A Hummer" by George Burns, just the third such play in all of Major League Baseball. Complete in 14 pages, small binding holes near the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 06:43

$43.00
150495

DANIEL SHAYS Shays' Rebellion Perpetrators ENDING ? Massachusetts 1787 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391653375304

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 17, 1787 * Daniel Shays & rebellion perpetrators * Shays' Rebellion ending ? The back page has a report on the Shays' Rebellion noting: "...that Gen. Lincoln was continuing to disperse the insurgents in the state of Massachusetts, that Shays was said to be nearly deserted by all his followers;...that he has still 1500 men with him...issued a proclamation offering a reward for apprehending D. Shays, Luke Day, Adam Wheeler, and Eli Parson as principal abettors & supporters of a rebellion against the dignity, authority & government of the commonwealth of Massachusetts." Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2017 14:30

$43.00
150464

CAPTAIN JAMES MOORE Family Abbs Valley Virginia MASSACRE Indians 1787 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391652355272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 14, 1787 * Massacre of Captain James Moore & his family in Abbs Valley Page 2 has a report: "The divisions & disaffection of the people of North America...rendered it necessary for Congress to adopt some mode which might tend to unite the several states together; for which purpose they began by the massacre of the Indian Chiefs who had assembled in their usual manner to hold a general council. In consequence of this massacre...." followed by details of the noted massacre of Captain James Moore & his family in Abbs Valley, details of which are found at this hyperlink. Another page has a letter from New York which notes: "...We carry on a great skin tra... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:42

$46.00
150329

AGA KHAN III Bahram Thoroughbred Racehorse Racing Epsom Derby Win 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648389774

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1935 * Aga Khan III thoroughbred racehorse Bahram * Wins Epsom Derby - Surrey, England UK * Sir Sultan Mahommed Shah Page 27 has a seven column headline: "250,000 Watch the Aga Khan's Bahram Annex Epsom Downs Derby" with subheads and photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather th... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2017 15:09

$33.00
150270

SILVER JUBLIEE King George V & Queen Mary of Teck CELEBRATION 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391647677480

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1935 * Silver Jubilee celebration in United Kingdom * King George V and Queen Mary of Teck The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BRITAIN ACCLAIMS RULER IN PAGEANT UNSURPASSED IN HISTORY OF THE EMPIRE" with subheads. (see) Much more on the following pages with 2 related photos. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Giv... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2017 15:51

$33.00
150260

JESSE OWENS Negro Star Suspended w/ Photo & BERLIN OLYMPICS Ends 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371809594381

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 17, 1936 * Negro star athlete Jesse Owens suspended * Berlin Olympic games come to an end Unusual that the front page has a sports headline, this being a 2 column heading: "A.A.U. Suspends Owens; He Refused to Go on Tour" with subhead: "Coach Charges Sports Body Cares Only 'for Its 10%' -- All Indications Are the Olympic Hero Will Turn Professional" with much text which carries over to the sports page. (inside) Here the article continues: "Owens Suspended; Ready to Turn Pro" with a two column photo of "Larry Snyder [his coach] and Jesse Owens in London yesterday." The sports page also has a banner headline: "Olympic Flame Is Extinguished in Picturesque Ceremony Unde... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2017 15:29

$65.00
150225

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1728 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646809643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, Aug. 15, 1728 * Rare title A displayable issue with the two masthead engravings, plus the very decorative first letter of the text (see). The ftpg. has brief mention of ships: "...from Philadelphia, with corn..." and another ship from Maryland. The back page has a curious item concerning the death of a man (see). Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, partial red tax stamp on bkpg., nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:16

$48.00
150223

Rare 18th Century LONDON England 1755 Old Original UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808642401

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNOISSEUR "By Mr. Town [pseud.], Critic, and Censor-General", London, Dec. 11, 1755 * Rare 18th century British title A weekly paper which lasted about 2 1/2 years as a "commoner's" counterpart to "The World" [which we sell as well], a periodical of about the same time which dealt more with the interests of aristocrats. James Boswell says in his "Life of Johnson", "...I mentioned the periodical paper called 'THE CONNOISSEUR'. He said it wanted matter. — No doubt it had not the deep thinking of Johnson's writings. But surely it has just views of the surface of life, and a very sprightly manner. His opinion of 'THE WORLD' was not much higher than of 'THE CONNOISSEUR'..." The f... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:13

$36.00
150166

JIM MOLLISON 1st West-to-East Trans-Atlantic Ocean Solo FLIGHT in 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646127490

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Arizona, August 20, 1932 * Jim Mollison makes it * Airplane - aviation * 1st solo Atlantic flight (W to E) The front page has a banner headline: "LONDON FLYER MAKES NEW BRUNSWICK SAFELY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean from West to East. Maybe not as significant as Lindbergh's flight but still a aviation first. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, Light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 05, 2017 15:25

$42.00
150049

ORANGEMEN RIOTS Irish Protestants & Catholics New York City 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371803878880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1870 * Orange Riots ( 1st of two) * New York City * Irish Protestants & Catholics The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "BLOODY RIOT" "The Feud Between the Orangemen and the Catholics Renewed" "Terrible Fight At elm Park" "A Picnic Party of Protestant Irishmen Assailed" and more. (see) First report coverage on the 1st of two Orange Riots in New York City between Irish Protestants "Orangmen" and Irish Catholics. Text takes up 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:23

$27.00
149906

REYNOLDSTOWN Thoroughbred Racehorse win GRAN NATIONAL Horse Race 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371799009985

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1935 * Grand National horse race (steeplechase) * Reynoldstown thoroughbred racehorse The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "250,000 See Reynoldstown, Ridden by Owner's Son, Win the Grand National" with subheads and two photos. (see) First report coverage on 1935 Grand National horse race at Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain ver... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:12

$33.00
149877

AUGUSTA, LADY GREGORY Irish Playwright writer & Folklorist DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371798960721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1932 * Augusta, Lady Gregory death * Irish playwright & folklorist * Amelia Earhart's recent solo flight Page 19 has a one column heading: "LADY GREGORY DEAD; IRISH PLAYWRIGHT" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Augusta, Lady Gregory, Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals wer... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:30

$38.00
149875

CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD Very Rare Pirate Death Sentence COMMANDEER 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634362300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A MONTHLY ACCOUNT OF THE PRESENT STATE OF AFFAIRS, (London), June, 1700 * Captain William Kidd * Given death sentence A quite rare monthly publication, this likely being the first we have offered in 40 years. Crane & Kaye notes that no American institution has any issue of this title, and only one is recorded in Europe, being the March, 1700 issue. As the title notes, the content report the various reports throughout Europe in the past 30 days. The format has the heading of the article in the margin (see). Certainly the most notable report is the back page article with column heading: "19 Pyrates Condemn'd". It reads: "On the same day was held a session of the Court of Admiralty at the ... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:27

$2,350.00
149867

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti-British 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631652093

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE, AND UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, March 2, 1767 * Rare Colonial title * American taxation Much of the front page is taken up with a very lengthy letter concerning the theater in America and elsewhere. Page 3 has a letter from London with criticism towards George Grenville with one bit noting: "...they bribed them to be quiet; that the evil ought to be probed to the very bottom & the real causes of our present situation out to be explored...To this G--v--le replied that he having endeavoured to make our Colonies in America contribute to the support of government, they had bribed them to be quiet by a total repeal of that law, and that it was very strange they would not do tha... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:27

$188.00
149845

GOLDFIELD NV Esmeralda County Nevada Boomtown FIRE Disaster 1923 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796735567

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 7, 1923 * Goldfield, Nevada * Fire disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "$1,500,000 FIRE WIPES OUT LAST OF BOOM TOWNS" with subhead. (see) wikipedia notes: In 1923, a fire caused by a moonshine still explosion destroyed most of the town's flammable buildings. Some brick and stone buildings from before the fire remain, including the hotel and the high school. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 23, 2016 07:20

$33.00
149835

THOMAS PAINE at French National Convention August 1, 1794 Gentleman's Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631310432

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1794 * 18th century vindication of Free-Masonry * Thomas Paine kicked out of the French National Convention * Great 18th century print of Arundel Castle The most noteworthy content is a lengthy article on: "Proceedings of the National Convention in France" includes: "...Thomas Paine, with all the other foreigners, was expelled from the Convention by a Decree...". Also included are: "Vindication of the Principles of Free-Masonry", "Remarks on Free Thinking", "General Paoli's Speech at Furiani", "Sir Gilbert Elliot's Speech in the General Assembly of Corsica", and more. Included are the 3 full page plates called for including one showin... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 06:56

$40.00
149598

ELI WHITNEY Cotton Gin Invention & Andrew Jackson INDIANS 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789423131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23, 1818 * Inventor Eli Whitney * Cotton Gin invention An extremely significant back page report is headed: "Labor Saving Machinery" includes: "There is now annually raised...with Mr. Whitney's machine, about one hundred millions of pounds of short staple cotton. To pick that quality by hand...before his invention would require the constant labor of 330,000 workers...". (see photos). Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin revolutionized the cotton industry. Before his invention farming cotton required hundreds of man-hours to separate the cottonseed from the raw cotton fibers. His machine could generate up to fifty pounds of cleaned cot... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:24

$42.00
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