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149256

18th Century CARIBBEAN ISLANDS MAP & re. Ben Franklin Kite Experiment Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371781091839

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756 The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes (see photos for portions). But of greater significance is the great foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes..." (see). This map folds out to measure 8 1/2 by 14 inches and is in very nice, clean condition with several folds and one crease, neither distracting. This map is rarely found within the issue; more typically removed years ago. Further inside the issue is a very detailed 2 1/2 pg. article on: "A Paper Kite Electrified by a Storm", by M. de Romas, being an experi... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:30

$340.00
149253

Early 18th Century SOUTH CAROLINA Pre-Revolutionary War 1768 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371781088410

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 25, 1768 The back page has a reporter from Charleston, South Carolina, with: "A calculation having been made of the value of the produce of this Province...is reckoned to exceed half a million sterling, exclusive of some 1000 barrels of rice bought by our neighbours of Georgia...needs no other proof of the flourishing state of South Carolina, nor of its importance to Great Britain..." with more, including a bit noting:"...that no disagreeable advices have been received from North America since...resolutions of New York not to import any more goods from hence...the Colonies in general have resolved to wait quietly..." (see) Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches,... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:23

$29.00
149167

Rare WORLD'S 1ST SUCCESSFUL DAILY 18th Century London England 1726 Old NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371779284371

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY COURANT, London, Jan. 22, 1726 * Rare 18th century title This was the world's first successful daily newspaper, and is a landmark issue for any newspaper collection as such. It began in 1702. As would be imagined the issue is almost entirely taken up with various European reports, with half of the back page taken up with advertisements. Complete as a single sheet newspaper measuring 8 1/2 by 14 1/4 inches and desirable as this was never bound nor trimmed. Very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:28

$135.00
149118

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371778362503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Nov. 14, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Page 5 has much reporting from Charleston, portions including: "...the barracks in this town, then occupied by only about 50 or 60 men, were putting in a condition to receive at least a regiment...orders were received...to withdraw all the King's troops from the outposts & to embark with his whole command for New York...the companies stationed at...New Providence & 15 companies from West Florida were ordered to be removed to St. Augustine..." & more. This is followed by reports from North Carolina, as well as a letter from Philadelphia concerning military orders (see) and noting: "...in petitioning the King, ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2016 08:56

$168.00
148952

ROSCOE "FATTY" ARBUCKLE Movie Comedian Actor MURDER Indictment 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391606359998

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, September 16, 1921 * Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle * Hollywood comedian actor * Virginia Rappe murder indictment The top of the front page has two column heading: "ARBUCKLE TO BE TRIED FOR MURDER OF VIRGINIA RAPPE" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning along central fold, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:55

$44.00
148917

PHILADELPHIA YELLOW FEVER EPIDEMIC Mosquitoes Infection Deaths 1798 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391606291607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1798 * Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic The issue is filled with a wide variety of articles and at the back are several pages taken up with the latest news reports. Included is half a page under the heading: "America" which reports on the horrible effects of the Yellow Fever in Philadelphia (see). Included are the 2 full page plates called for. Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, very nice condition. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:00

$32.00
148714

Comic Actor CHARLIE CHAPLIN Meets India MAHATMA GANDHI in London 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391599959327

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1931 * Comedian actor Charlie Chaplin * Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Gandhi Realizes His Wish to Meet Chaplin; Comedian Kneels With Mahatma at Devotions" (see) First report coverage on Charlie Chaplin meeting Mahatma Gandhi in London, England. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 8 has a one column heading: "GANDHI SEEKS A KEY TO COMMUNAL ISSUE" 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 ... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2016 12:55

$42.00
148713

IBN SAUD King of Saudi Arabia on PALESTINE Jews & Arabs Zionism 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371767520107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1945 * Ibn Saud statement * King of Saudi Arabia * Palestine - Jews & Arabs Page 6 has a one column heading: "IBN SAUD CAUTIONS LONDON ON ZIONISM" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day shortly after World War II. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, a little creasing, nice condition.

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Ends November 18, 2016 12:54

$42.00
148611

NOTRE DAME STADIUM Fighting Irish Football OPENS w/ Dedication in 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391598197079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1930 * Notre Dame Stadium opening * Formal dedication (1st report) - Fighting Irish * NCAA College football - "Touchdown Jesus" fame The front page of the sport's section (inside) has one column headings that include: "NOTRE DAME SUBDUES NAVY ELEVEN, 26 TO 2" "40,000 See Middies Crushed in Game Marking Dedication of Victors' Stadium" and more with lineup. The text begins with "The first hero in the lore of Notre Dame's $750,000 stadium is Joe Savoldi" which is a 1st report on the dedication of Notre Dame Stadium after it's initial opening a week earlier. A great item for any Notre Dame fan. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:21

$56.00
148604

Rare NASHUA NH Hillsborough County New Hampshire New England 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391598187158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NASHUA WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, New Hampshire, October 28, 1882 * Hillsborough County * Rare title A title we have never seen before. This 8 pages newspaper has news of the with several interesting advertisements. Decorative masthead. Complete in 8 pages, uncut, a little fold wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:08

$27.00
148567

RONALD MUNRO, 1st Viscount Novar Governor-General of Australia DEATH 1934 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595810786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1934 * Ronald Munro, 1st Viscount Novar death * Governor-General of Australia The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "LORD NOVAR DIES IN SCOTLAND AT 74" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Ronald Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar, Scottish politician and the sixth Governor-General of Australia. 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 26 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 13, 2016 14:13

$33.00
148545

Rare 1950's Newspaper PROMOTIONAL POSTER "The Star" London England


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595780129

NEWSPAPER PROMOTIONAL POSTER for the London newspaper the "The Star". This poster would have been displayed where "The Star" newspaper was sold. Not dated but I would suspect from the 1950's. Measures 20 by 30 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2016 13:35

$45.00
148536

1730 EARLIEST DAILY Newspapers to be Had - Rare LONDON England w/ Advertisement


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595652201

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, March 8, 1730 * Rare 18th century title A somewhat large size, single sheet newspaper from this early year with various reports from Europe with datelines from the Hague, Paris, and Rome. The back page is mostly taken up with various advertisements, two of which are illustrated. Measures 9 by 16 inches, red tax stamp on the back page, nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2016 10:40

$34.00
148528

ROYAL VISIT King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Visits BIG APPLE 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595641179

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1939. * King and Queen of England (George VI) * New York City - visits the big apple The front page has a six column headline: "3,500,000 CHEERING NEW YORKERS GREET KING AND QUEEN; THEY ARE OFFICIALLY WELCOMED AT BATTERY AND FAIR, VISIT COLUMBIA, DRIVE TO HYPE PARK FOR DAY'S REST" with many subheads. (see) Much more on the following pages, loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this subject. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, ... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2016 10:27

$45.00
148493

Great 18th Century EUROPEAN MAP - French and Indian War OSWEGO 1756 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371761283246

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, October, 1756 * Great & quite large map of Europe * Oswego - French & Indian War * Judaica - Jewish content The prime feature would be the very nice & large foldout map titled in the cartouche: "A New & Correct CHART of EUROPE..." which shows all of Europe as well as Iceland, Russia, North Africa, and parts of the Middle East including Jerusalem, Joppa, Cairo, & Cyprus. This map measures 13 by 15 inches. Some minor off-setting from having been folded into itself for over 250 years otherwise in excellent condition. Under the heading near the back: "American News" is a report which includes: "...concerning Oswego still continue to be contradict... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2016 14:22

$190.00
148425

ROYAL VISIT King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Wash. DC & New York 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371760369000

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIME, June 10, 1939. * King and Queen of England (George VI) * President Franklin D. Roosevelt - Eleanor * Washington D.C. & New York City Visits The front page has a five column headline: "CITY READY TO GREET KING AND QUEEN TODAY; THEY PAY HOMAGE AT TOMB OF WASHINGTON, VISITS CONGRESS, LEAVE THE CAPITAL AT NIGHT" with many subheads. Much more on the following pages with related photos and 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 36 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:19

$45.00
148423

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391592161906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 7, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title Page 2 has: "An American Anecdote" taking two-thirds of a column, concerning the French & Indian War (see). Page 2 has several reports concerning the Revolutionary War including: "...an account of Sir Guy Carleton having passed over the lakes on the ice & taking possession of that [Ticonderoga] post, which on his approach had been abandoned by Col. Waine the rebel commander..." and further on: "It is expected that the King's troops in Canada...will soon get into the American provinces..." and "...The rebels at Providence, some time ago made appearance as if they intended to attack us...they report that the for... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:17

$60.00
148301

CAPTAIN JOHN DONNELLAN Landmark Murder Case Trial John Hunter 1781 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371755308218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RUDDIMAN'S WEEKLY MERCURY, Edinburgh, Scotland, April 11, 1781 * Poison or Apoplexy? The Chirurgeon’s Verdict * Captain John Donnellan guilty & hanged All of pages 1, 2, 3 & most of pg. 4 are taken up with details of the landmark case in medical jurisprudence, the trial of John Donnellan for the murder of his brother-in-law. In brief, the case is noteworthy because of the involvement of John Hunter, the famous Scottish anatomist, who was called to give expert testimony. To the fury of the judge, and in marked contrast to the other expert witnesses, all of whom stated definitively that Donellan was guilty, Hunter was reserved, offering other explanations and pointing out that the scien... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:30

$97.00
148291

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371755292423

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a London magazine The first article in the issue is: "A Summary of the Arguments Against Repealing the Stamp Act", which was such a divisive issue both in England and the American colonies. This article takes 2 1/2 pages and contains some interesting read (see for portions). As an interesting response to the above, by far the most significant content in this issue is found near the back in the "Historical Chronicle" which gives nearly day-by-day account of various news. Under the dateline of: "Wednesday 19" is the historic report of the King signing the bill which repealed the hated Stamp Act, reading: "His Majest... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:08

$345.00
148231

re. AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Shipping to Europe Restrictions Eased 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391583513159

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, April 17, 1783 Page 2 has some reports from the House of Commons relating to the treaty with America, particularly the trade portion (see). The back page has some talk concerning relations with America as well. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2016 15:33

$42.00
148181

ARNOLD PALMER "The King" Wins 2nd BRITISH OPEN Golf Tournament 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391582266868

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 14, 1962 * Arnold Palmer - golfer * British Open championship This 22 page newspaper has a six column headline on the front page: "Palmer Wins in Runaway!" with caption: "276 Smashes British Record" and related photo (see photos). First report coverage on Arnold Palmer winning the 1962 British Open at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. A few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 02, 2016 15:28

$36.00
148178

ARNOLD PALMER "The King" Wins 1st BRITISH OPEN Golf Tournament 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371752727308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 16, 1961 * Arnold Palmer "The King" * 1st British Open golf tournament win The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a nice banner headline announcing: "ARNOLD PALMER CAPTURES BRITISH OPEN" with subheads. (see) Fist report coverage on Arnold Palmer winning his 1st of 2 British Opens golf tournament at Southport, England. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50+ pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 02, 2016 15:24

$67.00
148104

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391577947568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 4, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #15 * 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 ... See More  

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Ends October 29, 2016 15:41

$1,775.00
148054

CHARLES ULM Australian Airplane Pioneer Sets Speed Flight Record 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748739947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1933 * Pioneer Australian aviator Charles Ulm * New airplane flight speed record set The top of the back page has a one column photo of Australian aviator pioneer Charles Ulm with heading: "Makes New Air Record" Also a one column heading: "Ulm Sets New Mark For Australia Flight" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Ulm setting a new speed record airplane flight from England to Australia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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 presen... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2016 12:34

$33.00
148009

ROYAL VISIT King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Wash. DC WHITE HOUSE 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748051997

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIME, June 9, 1939. * King and Queen of England (George VI) * President Franklin D. Roosevelt - Eleanor * Washington D.C. - White House visit The front page has a five column headline: "KING AND QUEEN GUESTS AT THE WHITE HOUSE AFTER AN IMPRESSIVE WELCOME IN WASHINGTON; GEORGE HOPES WE WILL EVER WALK IN FREINDSHIP" with many subheads and photo. Much more on the following pages, 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, allo... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:08

$52.00
147957

ALAMO TN Crockett County Tennessee NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747129119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 29, 1929 * Joe Boxley Negro lynching in Alamo, Tennessee The front page has a brief article heading: "Negro Lynched by Mob After Woman Attack" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Joe Boxley in Alamo, Tennessee. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:09

$34.00
147913

Sir EDWARED GREY, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon DEATH Liberalism 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391571669763

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 7, 1933 * Sir Edward Grey death * British Liberal statesman The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "VISCOUNT GREY DIES IN ENGLAND AT 71" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon. Lengthy text here. 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, libra... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2016 13:47

$33.00
147808

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR TITLE from New Haven CT Connecticut 1781 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742551754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, February 8, 1781 * American Revolutionary War The front page has a report which includes: "...In the flag which arrived here last Thursday from New York came 30 American prisoners, belonging to different parts of New England, who are all sick and in a distressed situation; They left about 170 others in the prison ship, great part of whom are also sick..." & more (see). Half of page 2 is a nice & detailed account from Richmond headed: "A narrative of the late incursion made by the enemy to this place." Page 2 also has a report concerning the mutinous Pennsylvania troops from near Princeton, New Jersey (see). Other items relating to the Revolutionary War a... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:26

$315.00
147795

PAUL HORNUNG Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football HEISMAN TROPHY 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742468386

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1956 * Paul Hornung wins Heisman Trophy * Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football * Oklahoma Sooners declared National Champions The sport's section (page 55) has a banner headline: "Hornung of Notre Dame Wins Heisman Trophy as Leading Football Player" First report coverage on Paul Hornung winning the Heisman Trophy. Also on the same page is a two column heading: "Oklahoma Eleven Again on Top In Last Writers', Coaches' Polls" (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 80 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2016 13:37

$48.00
147597

ROBERT WILKS 17&18th Century British Actor & Manager Death BURIAL 1732 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737094450

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COUNTRY JOURNAL OR THE CRAFTSMAN, London, Oct. 7, 1732 * Robert Wilks death & burial * British actor & theatrical manager * Theatre Royal, Drury Lane The bottom of pg. 2 has a report that: "...the corpse of Robert Wilks, Esq., was carried form his late dwelling...Covent Garden, & decently interr'd in the parish church of St. Paul's Covent Garden..." Robert Wilks was a very famous & successful actor & theatrical manager, closely associated with the famous Theatre Royal on Drury Lane (see hyperlink). Four pages, some chipping at margins, archival strengthening at the spine, good condition.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:36

$33.00
147583

DUNSINANE HILL Collace Scotland Macbeth's Castle Vault Discovery 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737070149

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 10, 1820 Page 3 has a curious article headed: "Macbeth's Castle" which reports the accidental discovery of a vault at Dunsinane Castle containing a large meteoric stone and two bronze tablets. (see). Some foxing in unrelated reports. Also: "Island Of Cuba - The Erection of the Constitutional Stone" Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:08

$29.00
146951

Best KING GEORGE VI Death & QUEEN ELIZABETH II Reigns as Monarch 1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391534718614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, London, England, Feb. 7, 1952 * King George VI death * Queen Elizabeth II reigns * Best title to be had The banner headline announces: "DEATH OF KING GEORGE VI" with various related subheads and a nice photo captioned: "A recent portrait of his Majesty King George VI" with much related text. At the very top is: "8 Page Memorial Supplement". Great to have this report in a London newspaper. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin & fold wear, generally nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2016 15:35

$58.00
146905

SIR WILLIAM ROBERTSON 1st Baronet British Army Field Marshal DEATH1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371711050539

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1933 * Sir William Robertson, 1st Baronet death * Chief of the General Staff (United Kingdom) * British Army - Field Marshall The front page has a one column heading: "ROBERTSON DIES, 72; BRITISH WAR LEADER" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. 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 subscribers ... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 15:19

$33.00
146638

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON King William III Era Scotland 1690 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371699665468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARLIAMENT IN SCOTLAND, London, England, August 2, 1690 * Very rare 17th century title * Short lived publication * William III of England era A very rare title which lasted only from 1689 thru 1690. Crane & Kaye notes that only one American institution has any issues of this title. This issue is almost entirely taken with: "An Act for Visitation of Universities, Colleges and Schools" done at Edinburgh, July 4. This Act requires: "..from this time forth, no professors, principals, regents, masters, or others...be either admitted or allowed to continue in the exercise of their sad functions but such as do acknowledge and profess, and shall subscribe t... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:16

$160.00
146637

Rare Mediums GHOSTS Spectres Appatition 1886 Phenomenal SPIRITUALISM Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371699664138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEDIUM AND DAYBREAK, London, Oct. 1, 1886 * Ghosts - mediums - spectre - apparition - spooks A fascinating & unusual newspaper subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the History, Phenomena, Philosophy & Teachings of Spiritualism" as noted in the masthead. Items include: "Spiritual Phenomena - Manchester: Another Materializing Medium" "Phases of Spirit Manifestation" ""The Death of the Just" "Notes & Comments" "Spiritual Work in London" "Progress of Spiritual Work" and more. The very graphic illustration in the masthead themes on this topic--very displayable as such. Nice condition, 16 pages, 8 by 12 1/2 inches.

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:15

$75.00
146631

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH 1715 Old Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371699656665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-MAN & THE HISTORICAL ACCOUNT, London, June 7, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings A newspaper formatted much like the "Post-Boy" we've offered before, but a much more scarce title. Various news of the day with some advertisements on the back page. Complete as a single sheet issue, some foxing or staining near the masthead, 8 by 13 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:04

$94.00
146630

Rare & Early BRITISH 17th Century England LONDON MERCURY 1682 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391521837597

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON MERCURY, June 30, 1682 * Very rare 17th century title According to Crane and Kaye this title lasted for just 56 issues, and is held by only four institutions in the United States. This is issue #25. It was printed during the "Exclusion Bill Crisis". A single sheet newspaper formatted much like the more common "London Gazette" with news items on pages 1 & 2, and advertisements on pg. 2 as well. Nice condition with wide, untrimmed margins, 7 by 11 3/4 inches. A rare newspaper for a serious collector.

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:02

$198.00
146584

Original & Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1791 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371697054934

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 1, 1791 Page 3 contains a: "Proclamation" from Martinique. Other news reports from Calcutta, Bombay, Constantinople, Brussels and New London. Four pages, minor loss to the top margin, generally good condition.

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Ends August 28, 2016 14:11

$37.00
146429

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516933978

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

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Ends August 25, 2016 15:08

$37.00
146350

KATHERINE PLUNKET Oldest Ireland & Actress Jessie Bonstelle DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371692904725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1932 * Jessie Bonstelle death (1st report) * American theater director & actress * Katherine Plunket death (1st report) * Oldest born native person from Ireland (all time) The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "JESSIE BONSTELLE, ACTRESS, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Also on the same page is: "KATHERINE PLUNKET DEAD AT AGE OF 111" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report these deaths as other titles in our inventory do not. 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 co... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2016 06:57

$38.00
146150

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391510324679

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 27, 1932 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame upset * Loads of text w/ photos The front page of this section has a one column heading: "NOTRE DAME UPSETS ARMY ELEVEN, 21-0, AS 80,000 LOOK ON" with subheads and three related photos. (see) Page 3 of this section has a banner headline: "Dazzling Aerial and Running Attack Enables Notre Dame to Overwhelm Army" with subheads, stats and three more photos. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. This was the second season without Knute Rockne on the sidelines after his death. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:27

$30.00
146022

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND Outdoor Relief Strike Unemployed RIOTS 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371681340185

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1932 * Belfast, Northern Ireland * Outdoor Relief Strike riots * Depression era unemployment The top of the front page has a one column heading: "POLICE OF 6 COUNTIES RUSHED TO BELFAST AS 10,000 IDLE RIOT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Belfast, Ireland unemployment riot. 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 of these ... See More  

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Ends August 12, 2016 05:48

$33.00
145945

TWILIGHT INN Haines Falls Greene County NY New York FIRE Disaster 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371677199228

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 15, 1926 * Twilight Inn resort fire disaster * Haines Falls, New York The front page has a one column heading: "14 Bodies Taken From Hotel Ruins; 18 Yet Missing" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the Twilight Inn resort fire disaster at Haines Falls, New York. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 07, 2016 06:00

$29.00
145912

Rare 18th Century 1798 British Magazine w/ Outer BLUE WRAPPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371675461161

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MONTHLY REVIEW ENLARGED, London, Appendix to the 19th Volume, from 1799 (year in Roman numerals on the inside title page) This very uncommon title still has the blue/green outer wrappers. These wrappers are in uncommonly nice condition as more typically they are quite worn, with a year near the string binding and expected wrinkling at the edges. The front wrapper includes the title/index page with the contents noted a such. Complete in 106 pages, never-trimmed margins, the string binding is still present (rare as such), contents are nice, very clean condition. Never bound nor trimmed with expected wear at edges. An uncommonly nice issue of a never-bound magazine still with the original wr... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2016 15:05

$68.00
145909

WAR OF THE REGULATION Carolina Colonies Citizens Rebellion TAXES 1768 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371675456224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 3, 1768 Inside has a report that Governor Francis Bernard of Mass. published a proclamation concerning the sale of land on the Penobscot River, which he disputes (see). This is followed by a letter from North Carolina noting in part: "Our trade, as indeed likewise that of all the British colonies in America, is at present in a deplorable condition...the back inhabitants are all in arms, determined to lose their lives by the sword rather than estates for taxes..." with more on what was known as the "War of the Regulation" in the Carolinas (see hyperlink for more). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2016 14:58

$46.00
145870

GOVERNOR WILLIAM TRYON New Hampshire & New York Border Dispute 1772 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391500176195

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, England, March 14, 1772 * Governor William Tryon Nice engraving in the masthead. Page 2 has a letter from New York noting: "Gov. Tryon has issued a Proclamation setting forth the right this province has to lands heretofore granted by New Hampshire & that...Royal Order in 1764 declared the western bank of the river Connecticut..." with more on a border dispute. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2016 06:41

$42.00
145845

1st BALLOONING Jean-Pierre BLANCARD English Channel Crossing 1785 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371671701879

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1785 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * French ballooning pioneer * 1st English Channel crossing Inside has an article: "Antiquities & Present State of the City of Bolgari" which includes a full page plate of some ruins, etc. (see). Other items include: "Letter from Christopher Columbus to the King of Spain" dated at Jamaica, 1503. Also: "A Sketch of the Life of the Late Capt. Cook" takes over 3 pages . Under "Foreign Intelligence" are reports headed: "American News" which includes some detail of the abolition of slavery in Pennsylvania, noting in part: "...It is not, they say, for them to enquire why, in the creation of mankind the inhabitants of the s... See More  

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Ends July 31, 2016 15:19

$73.00
145751

Decathlete BOB MATHIAS Wins Summer Olympics Gold Medal DECATHLON 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669656840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 7, 1948 * Bob Mathias wins Olympic gold medal * Decathlon in London England The top of the front page has a two column heading: "U.S. Boy, 17, Wins Decathlon In Eerie Setting at Olympics" with subhead: "Mathias Beats Athletes of 19 Nations in 10 Events Ending Under Lights" and photo of Robert Mathias Much more coverage on the Olympics in the sport's section. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowin... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:13

$46.00
145741

RARE 18th Century ATLANTIC OCEAN Europe America Africa Panama 1740 MAPS Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669621341

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1740 Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "A New Map or Chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean, with part of Europe, Africa, and America: Shewing the Course of the Galleons, Flota etc. to and from the West Indies." This map shows the majority of the Atlantic Ocean as well as all of England, Spain, portions of France and Western Africa, the Canary Islands, the Azores, and the eastern portion of the Caribbean Islands, a bit of South America, and all of Newfoundland & the surrounding islands. There is a very large & exceedingly decorative engraving at the top of the map showing "Robert Blake, Admiral of England" and "... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2016 14:42

$480.00
145622

Great NIAGARA FALLS Large Colorful Foldout PRINT Illustration 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391492047509

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Aug. 25, 1860 * Great Niagara Falls illustration Certainly the prime piece with this issue is the excellent, very large, and colorful foldout "Supplement" print captioned: "The Falls Of Niagara" which folds out to measure 23 1/2 by 34 1/2 inches. When this issue becomes available this beautiful print is typically missing, having been removed years ago. But not only is this print present, it is in relative nice condition. Due to its size it is often damaged when found, but this print is not. There are a few small & discrete "scuff" marks in the bottom portion of the print, not distracting. There is off-setting in the margins from having been folded wit... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2016 14:13

$195.00
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