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145157

Forts Ontario & Oswego Plans & Early American Map - 1757 British Publication


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391482246098

Shown is an original & historic old magazine (with map), offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757 * French and Indian War era American Regional Map * Plans for Fort Oswego and Fort Ontario * french and Indian War - American Affairs Update Among the inside pages is a quite lengthy & detailed article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years, with a particular journal of the Siege & Surrender of Oswego" with this text taking over six pages (see photos for portions). This text also includes a report headed "Account of the Surrender of Fort Granville" & "Col. Armstrong's Success against Kittanning". Included as well is a very nice half page map headed: "Plan of the Forts Ontario an... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2016 14:21

$540.00
144973

VALLEY FALLS New York Hercules Powder Co Plant EXPLOSION Disaster 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391473605918

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, March 16, 1928 * Valley Falls, New York * Hercules Powder Company * Plant explosion disaster The front page has a one column heading: "Powder Mill Blast Claims Four Lives; Wall Saves Town" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, good condition.

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Ends July 03, 2016 06:59

$28.00
144959

JOSIAH HARMER Northwest Territory Indians War Campaign Defeat 1791 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371645287035

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1791 * General Joseph Harmar * Northwest Territory campaign * Native Americans - Indians One of the plates has several prints of early coins with some descriptive text as well (see). Another plate has a coastal: "View Near Margate" plus a: "View in Lower Saxony". Another page has an article and a small print of the: "Correct Calculation of the Ensuing Solar Eclipse". Near the back news reports under the heading "America" is mention: "The American expedition to the back settlements has ended in a total defeat...the disaster having originated in an ambuscade...after burning 2 or 3 Indian towns & defeating several detached bodies of the enemy, the ... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2016 15:25

$31.00
144827

FRANK LEAHY Notre Dame Fighting Irish College FOOTBALL New Coach 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371643557688

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1941 * Frank Leahy becomes ND coach (1st report) * Notre Dame Fighting Irish The sport's section (page 10) has a banner headline: "Notre Dame Appoints Leahy, Boston College Coach, as Successor to Layden" with subheads that include: "ROCKNE PUPIL SIGNS FOR NEW JOB TODAY" and more with photo of Leahy (see photos). First report coverage on Frank Leahy becoming the new head coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team. Leahy would become one of the most successful coaches at ND. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this i... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2016 15:02

$87.00
144743

Rare 18th Century CANTERBURY Kent Cathedral City England 1796 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371639437409

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Aug. 16, 1796 Perhaps the prime feature is the great front page as the masthead is very decorative & includes two engravings, one of Canterbury Cathedral. Some news of the day but a majority of the issue is taken up with advertisements. Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends June 25, 2016 15:25

$29.00
144732

1st AIRPLANE FLIGHT TO BERMUDA Lewis Yancey from New York 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391466971117

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, April 2, 1930 * 1st ever flight from New York to Bermuda success * Aviator Lewis Yancey The front page has a two column heading: "U.S. Plane Safe at Bermuda; Spent Night Afloat at Sea; Down 60 Miles From Goal" with pictorial. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 25, 2016 15:11

$35.00
144628

Rare 1773 Edinburgh Scotland Pre Revolutionary War w/ Charleston SC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371637307197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Jan. 16, 1773 * Rare 18th century title Page 2 has a report from Charleston concerning the sale of rice & Indian corn (see). Other news of the day from Europe, plus a great wealth of advertisements. Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., light dirtiness, good condition.

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Ends June 23, 2016 15:31

$27.00
144497

Great MARY OF TECK DEATH Queen Mother Consort of United Kingdom 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391462023764

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, EXTRA, March 25, 1953 * Mary of Teck death (1st report) * Queen mother of United Kingdom The top of the front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "QUEEN MARY IS DEAD" with subhead and photo of Queen Mary. (see) Full page pictorial on page 3. Compete 1st section with all 20 pages, nice for display.

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Ends June 19, 2016 06:40

$52.00
144314

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & Water Spouts Doctrine Prints Plates 1788 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391459143832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 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 (see). 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 (see) taking more than a full page. Among other items of interest in this magazine are: "Original Letter on ... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2016 14:55

$67.00
144155

Rare NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut Revolutionary War SINGLE SHEET 1780 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371623622660

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Jan. 19, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * Rare single sheet issue Most of the front page is taken up with a document concerning relations between Holland and England. The back page has a document from D. Diego Joseph Navarro, governor of Cuba., regarding declaring war against Great Britain (see). The back page also has an item from Congress concerning a lottery, and concerning pay for certain officers (see). Complete as a single sheet newspaper (confirmed by the American Antiquarian Society), likely due to the shortage of newsprint during the Revolutionary War. Measures 8 by 13 3/4 inches, untrimmed margins, light water staining and minimal wear at ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2016 15:25

$298.00
144145

MERCURIUS AULICUS (2 issues - Oxford & London) English Civil War King Charles I


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391454104332

Shown is an original & historic old set of newsbooks (early newspapers), offered to enhance your collectible interest: * A top-end collectible set for the distinguished collector * The mouthpiece for King Charles I from during the English Civil War * Both the Oxford and the smuggled "underground" London editions of the same date I don't believe we have ever offered a pair of issues of the rare British newsbooks, but this very special situation almost require that these two issue remain together. Offered is a pair of issues of the MERCURIUS AULICUS newsbook, both of the same date, "The five and thirtieth Weeke" of 1643 (year not printed but is verifiable), one the "regular" Oxford edition, the other the secretly-printed and exceedingly rare London edition. This newsbook was c... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2016 15:12

$4,300.00
143963

WILLIAM KNIGHTSMITH English Toastmaster Red Long Tailcoat DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371617307303

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

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Ends June 03, 2016 15:19

$33.00
143813

BANK NOTES Paper Money Currency Cutting 1/2 ROBBERY Prevention in 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391445316130

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 23, 1782 * Cutting paper money in half * Prevention of mail robberies This issue has a quite unusual print on page 3, prefaced with a bit of text headed: "TO PREVENT MAIL ROBBERIES" and with the text reading: "It is recommended to all persons, at present uninformed, who may have occasion to send BANK NOTES by the post, to cut them in two parts, according to the following specimen where it is marked with a blank line, and send them by different posts, first writing the name, date, and year at the end of the note & the letter and number at the other end. By this means each part will contain a sufficient specification of the whole & prevent any kind o... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2016 15:19

$33.00
143750

ALFRED PERCEVAL GRAVES Anglo-Irish Poet Songwriter Dublin DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371612358958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1931 * Alfred Perceval Graves death * Anglo-Irish poet - Dublin, Ireland Page 17 has a one column heading: "ALFRED P. GRAVES, IRISH POET, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Alfred Perceval Graves, Anglo-Irish poet, songwriter and folklorist. 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 36 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. G... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2016 07:09

$33.00
142711

Rare 18th Century LONDON England Nice Masthead Uncommon 1791 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418742306

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ORACLE, London, Aug. 12, 1791 * Uncommon title * Nice masthead * 18th century original A typical newspaper of the day formatted much like the famous "Times". Four pages, various wear at margins and partially loose at the spine, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg.

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Ends May 28, 2016 07:13

$17.00
143722

MAHATMA GANDHI Returns to India from Round Table Conferences 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443800274

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1931 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi * The Mahatma returns to India * Round Table Conference in London The front page has a one column heading: "GANDHI WARNS INDIA TO BE READY TO FIGHT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from the Gandhi-Irwin Pact negotiations in London. 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 wer... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2016 15:40

$33.00
143685

MAHATMA GANDHI Meets King & Queen - Ole Edvart Rolvaag DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443059602

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1931 * Ole Edvart Rølvaag death * Norwegian-American novelist * Mahatma Gandhi in London Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Gandhi, in Loincloth, Meets King and Queen; Arrives Late at Palace and Leaves Early" (see) Page 23 has a one column heading: "DR. OLE E. ROLVAAG, NOVELIST, DIES AT 55" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 & instit... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:13

$33.00
143651

re. AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Shipping to Europe Restrictions Eased 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391442307065

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, March 27, 1783 Page 2 has an item from Lisbon reading: "Since the Declaration of American Independence on the part of Great Britain, the court of Lisbon have thought proper to withdraw their prohibitions against the entry of American vessels into their harbours & to publish an ordinance...'As the independence of the United States of American puts an end to the motives which occasioned the Royal Decree of the 4th of July, 1776..." with more detail (see). Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2016 15:30

$42.00
143602

Rare 18th Century CANTERBURY Kent Cathedral City England CRICKET 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607174828

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Aug. 24, 1790 Perhaps the prime feature is the great front page as the masthead is very decorative & includes two engravings, while the bottom of the ftpg. has a nice & very unusual illustration headed: "Cricket" showing a match being played (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:30

$28.00
143560

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE ? George Washington Inpregnable ? 1778 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391439976296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1778 Page 6 has war related content (1 1/2 columns) which includes an extract from a letter to a gentleman in Williamsburgh which mentions that the governor has received correspondence indicating that Spain, Portugal, Prussia, and France were united in declaring the independence of America (see). Additional reports mention conciliatory bills from the King to be published in New York newspapers which includes in part: "His majesty having seen with great concern the calamitous consequences of the dispute with the colonies... and willing to hope that even those who have been most forward in bringing... misfortunes... are convinced of the fatal tendency of ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:55

$155.00
143551

ARMY CADETS vs. Notre Dame Fightin Irish NCAA College Football 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391439954199

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 28, 1931 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame upset * Loads of text w/ photos The front page of this section has a one column heading: "ARMY ELEVEN BEATS NOTRE DAME, 12 TO 0, AS 78,000 LOOK ON" with subheads and three relate photos. (see) Page 5 of this section has a banner headline: "78,000 See Army Eleven Upset Notre Dame by 12 to 0 in the Yankee Stadium" with subheads and three more photos. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. This was the first season without Knute Rockne on the sidelines after his death. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:35

$32.00
143406

Early SOUTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURE Charleston Plantations 1766 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604022457

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PUBLIC ADVERTISER, London, Nov. 8, 1766 * Early South Carolina The back page has: "Plantation News" with a Charleston dateline, reporting on the bad grain crop in South Carolina, but noting that: "...those that have planted hemp have in general succeeded so well that it is certain a very great quantity will be brought to market for exportation..." with more. Four pages, untrimmed margins, red tax stamp on pg. 3, very nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:47

$29.00
143405

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River NYC Construction Completed PRINT 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604021763

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 2, 1883 * Brooklyn Bridge construction completed The full back page is a very nice print captioned: "The Brooklyn Bridge Over the East River Between Long Island and New York" was recently completed. Inside has a full page of 13 prints showing: "Sketches at the International Fisheries Exhibition" with several prints regarding fishing in Canada. Complete in 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:45

$38.00
143404

CHINESE EMIGRATION Steamship Alaska to San Francisco PRINT 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604021299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 29, 1876 Inside are several prints on "The War in the Herzegovina", a full page: "Map of a Portion of Africa" and a doublepg. centerfold: "Chinese Emigration to America: Sketch on Board the Steamship Alaska, Bound for San Francisco". Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:44

$38.00
143402

HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin 1st Atlantic CONCHITA SUPERVIA Death 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391436646209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin - airship * Very 1st Transatlantic flight begins * Conchita Supervía death (1st report) * Spanish mezzo-soprano opera singer Page 22 has a one column heading: "CONCHITA SUPERVIA IS DEAD IN LONDON" with subheads and photo. (see) Page 23 has a one column heading: "New Zeppelin Off On Atlantic Flight" with subhead. (see) 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 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of co... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:42

$34.00
143366

SIR HOWARD GRUBB Dublin Irealnd Optical Designer Telescopes DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371601262096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 17, 1931 * Sir Howard Grubb death (1st report) * Optical telescopes - reflector sight * Dublin Ireland Page 25 has a one column heading: "SIR HOWARD GRUBB DIES IN DUBLIN AT 87" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2016 10:55

$33.00
143336

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371600604945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 22, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Is the cause worth the effort ? This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. Over two-thirds of the front page is taken up with the text of two Bills being considered in Parliament relating to America. The first is a: "DRAUGHT of a BILL for declaring the Intentions of the Parliament...concerning the Exercise of the Right of Imposing Taxes within His Majesty's Colonies..." and the other is a: "DRAUGHT of a BILL to enabl... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:30

$430.00
143334

SAMUEL FRAUNCES'S Tavern Advertisement & John Jay's Treaty 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371600601260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE UNITED STATES, New York, August 13, 1795 * Fraunces's Tavern advertisement * Jay Treaty debated At the bottom of the front page is an advertisement headed: "Fraunces's Tavern" noting the moving of the business to 59 South Water Street. The ad is signed in type: Samuel Fraunces. See the hyperlink for much more on this very famous tavern. Page 2 has a very lengthy letter which debates the controversial Jay Treaty (see for beginning), and also includes a letter from John Jay written from London. The back page has much of a column headed: "Treasury Department...Proposals will be Received...for Building a Light House on the head land of Cape Hatteras on the Coast of North Carolina ... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:27

$52.00
143309

HALL CAINE Isle of Man - Manx Author - Novelist Playwright DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434024529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1931 * Sir Hall Caine death (1st report) * Manx author - novelist - playwright * Isle of Man - Irish Sea - Greeba Castle Page 23 has a one column heading: "SIR HALL CAINE DIES; FAMOUS NOVELIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Manx author, Hall Caine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 subscribers... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 14:50

$39.00
143274

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Gangster BOOTLEGGING Prohibition Jail Sentence 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371599644745

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond * Irish American gangster * Bootlegging jail sentence The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND GETS LIMIT, 4 YEARS, $11,000 FINE; TROY TRIAL SEPT. 15" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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, librari... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:46

$37.00
143226

Very Rare & Early 18th Century POST BOY re. Treaty of Utrecht 1713 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371598822174

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PAX, PAX; OR, A PACIFICK POST BOY, London, February 3, 1712/13 A very rare, variant title of the "Post-Boy" newspaper, the change in title [Peace, Peace] due to the Treaty of Utrecht just agreed upon. The Treaty of Utrecht was essentially a series of treaties involving various European countries which put an end to the War of Spanish Succession. The agreement noted in this issue was between England & The Netherlands. Dated at The Hague, is a report beginning: "Since my last we have been certainly informed that the occasion of the British Plenipotentiaries ...is to bringn back as soon as possible, her Britannick Majesty's ratification of the New Treaty of Barrier and Succession wash was sign'd by t... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:46

$430.00
143217

JOHN MAXWELL British Army Offcier & Easter Rising Fame DEATH 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391432556621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1929 * Sir John Maxwell death * British Army officer * Easter Rising executions fame Page 21 has a one column heading: "GENERAL MAXWELL DIES AT CAPE TOWN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir John Grenfell Maxwell. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell was a British Army officer and colonial governor. He served in the Mahdist War in the Sudan, the Boer War, and in the First World War, but he is best known for ordering the execution of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland. He retir... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:22

$38.00
143169

ARTHUR GRIFFITH Irish Free State Dail Eirean President ELECTION 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597958466

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 11, 1922 * Arthur Griffith election win * President of Dail Eireann * Irish Free State - Ireland The front page has a one column heading: "BRITISH TO FREE ERIN PRISONERSHELD IN REVOLT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the election of President of Dail Eireann, Arthur Griffith. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a few small blue pencil markings, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:11

$33.00
143043

CHARLES A. LINDBERGH Flees America w/ Lauren 'Deac' Lyman Story 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594040787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1935 * Charles A. Lindbergh flees America * American reporter Lauren "Deac" Lyman * Pulitzer Prize winning exclusive story - part 1 The top of the front page has a three column headline: "LINDBERGH'S FAMILY SAILS FOR ENGLAND TO SEEK A SAFE, SECLUDED RESIDENCE; THREATS ON SON'S LIFE FORCE DECISION" with subheads (see images). This is Lauren 'Deac' Lyman's Pulitzer Prize winning 1st installment of his exclusive coverage revealing that the Charles Lindbergh family was leaving the United States to live in England. Lyman worked for the New York Times, so this is the only publication you'll find this report. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Com... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:33

$56.00
143029

AMERICAN LIBERTY Pre Revolutionary War Tensions Stephen Arnold 1774 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391427756993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1774 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Mention of Thomas Jefferson's Summary View... * Stephen Arnold... William Draper... The ftpg. has an item from Providence, Rhode Island, which mentioned in part: "...advice that a mob was raised consisting of some hundreds of people who threatened, & were hourly expected to come to destroy said town of East Greenwich, in order to shew their resentment of the injury which they said had been offered to Stephen Arnold... one of the Justices of the Inferior Court of Common Please...who had been charged with industriously propagating principles unfriendly to American liberty, & had been hung in effigy by some of the... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:15

$98.00
143028

MARTIN BORMANN Adolph Hitler's Private Secretary FOUND ALIVE ? 1972 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594022503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EXPRESS, London, England, November 25, 1972 (outer leaves only) * Martin Bormann, Hitler's deputy (secretary), found alive in Argentina * The Vatican and President Juan Peron are said to have been complicit in his escape The front page has the dramatic full-banner, 3-line heading: "MARTIN BORMANN ALIVE", with subhead: "The Express has the proof and knows exactly where he is living... until this story reaches him", with a large photo showing Bormman and Hitler in 1943. Perhaps coincidentally, about two weeks late, his remains were supposedly discovered in Berlin - and were said to be confirmed as his using DNA testing in 1999. Those who reported on him being found in Argentina in 1972 ... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:12

$60.00
142994

Great (4) FOUR CENTURY London Gazette 1600's 1700's 1880's 1900's Newspapers SET


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426743128

Shown are 4 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE England. These four issues cover the past four centuries being 100 years apart with dates being: August 21, 1671; December 21, 1771; August 29, 1871; and September 23, 1971. Each contain news of the day, lots of royal related news. This title is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world and is still published today. Of interest is that the format changed very little over 400 years save for the number of pages. The set of 4 issues come in a custom made 4 section, acid free folder for display with the title and years printed on the front (see). A very rare opportunity for a set of 4 issues of the same title spanning a 400 year period. ... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:42

$240.00
142992

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Irish Gangster Boss SHOT & Babe Ruth Photo 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371593309375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 27, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot * New York City gangster * Babe Ruth in wheelchair photo The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'LEGS' DIAMOND SHOT AT INN IN CATSKILLS; CONDITION CRITICAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. The sport's section (page 27) has two column photo with heading: "Ruth, Back From Boston, Helped Into Wheel-Chair as 500 Watch" with subhead. (see) Such photos and coverage would probably only be in a New York City publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag e... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:30

$42.00
142894

INVENTION OF TYPEWRITER John Pratt of Centre Alabama Pterotype 1867 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422452979

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1867 * Inventor John Pratt - pterotype * Invention of the typewriter The front page has an article: "Improved Portable Photographic Apparatus" which 2 illustrations of: "Houston's Portable Photographic Camera" (see). But the most significant item in this issue is the page 3 article headed: "Type Writing Machine" which begins: "A machine by which it is assumed that a man may print his thoughts twice as fast has he can write them & with the advantage of the legibility, compactness & neatness of print, has lately been exhibited before the London Society of Arts by the inventor, Mr. Pratt, of Alabama..." (see). Depending on what source you read, John Pr... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:51

$96.00
142881

FRED "KILLER" BURKE Captured & Tim Healy Irish Free State DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589758359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1931 * Tim Healy (politician) death * Irish nationalist - Irish Free State * Gangster era hitman Fred "Killer" Burke captured * St. Valentine's Day massacre suspect Page 25 has a one column heading: "'TIM' HEALY DIES, IRISH STATESMAN" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Tim Healy, first Governor-General of the Irish Free State. Page 52 has one column headings: "BURKE, ACE OF CRIME, IS CAPTURED ASLEEP" "Killer, Charged With Chicago's St. Valentine Massacre, Is Surrounded in Missouri Farmhouse", "Rushed With Machine Guns" "Fugitive, Who Is Trapped in Bed, Thought His Captors Were Gangsters Seeking Vengeance" with smaller su... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:33

$37.00
142873

1772 MIDDLESEX London England Pre Revolutionary War w/ Red Tax Stamp Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422398530

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, April 25, 1772 * Uncommon 18th century title Various news of the day with the ftpg. having a short bit: "The circumstance of making the American governors independent of their several Assemblies is generally deemed the wisest regulation that has lately taken place in government..." (see). Four pages, a printing error distorts the right side of the masthead, small piece from the spine margin affects noting. Nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:19

$29.00
142805

CHARLIE CHAPLIN Returns to London & Mahatma Gandhi - Lord Irwin 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391420215279

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1931 * Actor/comedian Charlie Chaplin * Returns to London, England * Mahatma Gandhi & Lord Irwin * Gandhi-Irwin Pact agreement talks Page 6 has a one column heading: "CHAPLIN BESIEGED BY LONDON CROWDS" with subheads. (see) Page 8 has a one column heading: "IRWIN AND GANDHI IN SURPRISE PARLEY" with subheads. (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 & institutions rather than individua... See More  

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Ends April 29, 2016 15:02

$34.00
142767

BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS Victory & Treaty of Peace GHENT Ratified 1815 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587371404

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1815 * Battle of New Orleans is won by Andy Jackson * The War of 1812 is over - Treaty of Peace Near the back under: "Abstract of Foreign Occurrences" is a report headed: "America" which begins: "Dispatches from Major General Lambert have related the total defeat of the British Army before New Orleans..." with a bit more detail, then: "...The Treaty of Peace, concluded at Ghent..;on the 24th of December last, was ratified at Washington, Feb. 17, at 11 p.m." Nice to have these two notable reports in a British publication. It is curious that the Battle of New Orleans was actually fought a month after the treaty of peace was signed. Complete in 98 pa... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:38

$54.00
142753

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH Masthead Engravings PIRATES 1728 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587357788

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Sept. 6, 1728 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings Simply a beautiful issue of this handsome newspaper, with both engravings in the masthead apparently being early strikes as they are very sharp & clean (see), along with the engraving of the first letter of the text. The ftpg. has an item noting in part: "The peace between this Republick and the Algerines was a very knotty piece of work; the inhabitants of that pyratical place being almost to a man against it, & complaining to the government that since their last peace with Holland, they had hardly taken a prize so they must of course be impoverished..." (see). The back page has an interesting... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:17

$57.00
142710

Rare 18th Century GLASGOW SCOTLAND w/ Red Tax Stamp 1799 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418738754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLASGOW COURIER, Scotland, April 4, 1799 * Uncommon title * Red tax stamp (partial) * 18th century original A typical "newsy" newspaper of the day but a somewhat less common title from Scotland. Four pages, folio size, partial red tax stamp at the very top, very nice condition.

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Ends April 28, 2016 07:11

$27.00
142703

Rare 18th Century WORCESTERSHIRE ENGLAND w/ Red Stamp 1773 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587052925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BERROW'S WORCESTER JOURNAL, England, Sept. 23, 1773 A typical newspaper of the day with ornate lettering in the masthead. Certainly one of the less common 18th century titles. Four pages, various wear at the margins, a bit irregular at the spine, red inked tax stamp on the ftpg.

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Ends April 28, 2016 06:53

$38.00
142694

JUDGE KENESAW MOUNTAIN LANDIS Becomes MLB Baseball Commissioner 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418106357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, January 12, 1921 * Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis * Becomes 1st MLB Baseball commissioner Page 7 has a two column heading: "Baseball Finally Put On Reconstructive Basis" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, a little light staining, a few small margin tears, generally nice. wikipedia notes: While serving as a Federal judge, Landis, an ardent baseball fan, was selected as chairman of a new National Commission of baseball. The owners decided to appoint a commission made up entirely of non-baseball men to restore confidence in the sport following the 1919 Black Sox Scandal, perhaps the worst of a number of incidents... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:38

$34.00
142569

THE BLITZ London Bombing LaGrange LA NEGRO Lynching 1940 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413532942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1940 * Austin Callaway, LaGrange, Georgia lynching * The Blitz (1st Phase) (early report) * Germany bombs London England The front page has a nice banner headline: "MIGHTY NAZI AIR FLEETS AGAIN BOMB LONDON; DOCKS AND PLANTS HIT, FIRES RAGE, 400 DEAD; GOERING DIRECTING 'NEW PHASE OF THE WAR'" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text. Page 17 has small one column headings: "NEGRO LYNCHED IN GEORGIA" "Taken From Cell and Shot After Alleged Attack on Woman" First report coverage on the lynching of negro Austin Callaway in LaGrange, Louisiana. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 15:46

$56.00
142544

WOODROW WILSON 28th President Democrat DEATH Progressive Movement 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582461554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, Feb. 4, 1924 * Woodrow Wilson death (1st report) The banner headline announces: "Death of Woodrow Wilson" with many subheads and a nice three column portrait of Woodrow Wilson. More photos and text on page 2. Fourteen pages, a few binding holes along the spine with some margin browning, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:14

$49.00
142386

PIERCE THE O'MAHONY OF KERRY Irish Protestant Nationalist DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391408223811

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 1, 1930 * Pierce Charles de Lacy O'Mahony of Kerry death * Irish Protestant nationalist politician & philanthropist Page 19 has a one column heading: "THE O'MAHONY DIES; HEAD OF IRISH CLAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Pierce Charles de Lacy O'Mahony. 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 40 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... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 15:07

$34.00
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