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169141

PHILLIS WHEATLEY Woman Slave Girl Servant NEGRO Poet Poems 1774 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392192070316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May 1773 * Phillis Wheatley * Famous "Negro" servant turned poet Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the great article: "Some Account of Phillis, a Learned Negro Girl" which is a letter to the publisher stating: "Proposals have just been published for printing by subscription, some poems written by Phillis, a negro servant of Mr. Wheatley, of Boston, in New England, the following account has been received from her master...". Hereafter is an account of Phillis Wheatley, reading, in part: "Phillis was brought from Africa to America in the year 1761...she in sixteen months time...attained the English language....As to her writing, her own curiosity led her to it...", signed i... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2018 07:57

$274.99
169140

GEORGE FREDERIC HANDEL Music Composer Death & George Washington 1759 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372533073141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1759 * Death of Handel (music composer) * Very early George Washington Near the back is an inconspicuous yet quite significant report on the death of famed composer George Frederick Handel. Under the heading: "List of Deaths for the Year 1759 is an entry reading: "Geo. Fred. Handel, Esq; a great musician. He was born in Germany in 1685, and had been in England 50 years." This report is supplemented by a report of the funeral which reads: "Friday, 20th" "The remains of the late Mr. Handel were deposited at the foot of the Duke of Argyll's monument in Westminster Abbey; the bishop pretends, and the whole choir attended, to pay the last honors due to his memory; and it is computed t... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2018 07:50

$129.99
169125

EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392191501928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 31, 1669 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & disp... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2018 11:25

$34.99
169124

1675 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 392191501704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 26, 1675 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & ... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2018 11:25

$34.99
169122

Historic CONSTITUTION CONVENTION BEGINS w/ George Washington 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372532105707

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 28, 1787 * Constitutional Convention begins * George Washington elected 1st president An exceedingly historic issue as this newspaper reports the formal beginning of the Constitutional Convention--terrific to have in a newspaper from the city where these notable proceedings were held. As such, this is likely the first newspaper to report this event, which significantly includes the election of George Washington as its President. From Philadelphia is a report of various arrivals by boat, and a note: "...General Pinkeney and major Butler, we hear, are delegates to the convention. Friday, at the state house in this city, seven states were fully represented in con... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2018 11:15

$3,499.99
169106

Rare AUCKLAND North Island of New Zealand Mid-19th century 1856 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372531928445

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, Dec. 24, 1856 No city of publication is noted, however I believe it to be Auckland. It is formatted very much like the "London Gazette" of small folio size with very wide margins. Complete in 24 pages, 9 by 13 1/2 inches, never-trimmed margins, good condition. A mailing address is on the ftpg. noting it was sent to "Salem Massachusetts, U.S. America".

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Ends December 18, 2018 07:12

$57.00
169066

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


eBay Auction Item # 372530823258

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, Oxford, England, Dec. 28, 1665 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. The London Gazette still publishes to this day. This is issue ... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2018 07:39

$3,249.99
168490

Best Governor ALFRED E. SMITH Democratic Presidential Nomination 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372504249949

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1928 * Governor Alfred E. Smith * Democratic nomination for President The front page has a great banner headline: "NAME SMITH BY 850 VOTES" with subheads and photo of Smith. Nice for display. Full back page pictorial is also nice for display. (see) Great to have from the city where the convention took place. Very rare as such. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such . wikipedia notes: Alfred Emanuel Smith, Jr., known in private and public life as Al Smith, (December 30, 1873 New York City - October 4, 1944 New York City) was elected Governor of New York four times, and wa... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2018 14:08

$57.00
168445

EDWARD VIII Becomes King of the United Kingdom England REIGNS 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392174013079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1936 * Edward VIII ascends the throne * King of the United Kingdom * King George V death The top of the front page has a three column headline: "EDWARD VII IS PROCLAIMED, RECEIVES FEALTY OF NATION; GEORGE'S FUNERAL TUESDAY" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2018 14:35

$40.00
168412

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Gangster BOOTLEGGING Prohibition Trial Ends 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392173751973

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 8, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond * Irish American gangster * Bootlegging trial ends The front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND CASE GOES TO THE JURY TODAY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 14. 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 28 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 December 15, 2018 07:03

$40.00
168400

Rare & Early 19th Century DUBLIN IRELAND Province of Leinster 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392173390620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUBLIN EVENING POST, Ireland, May 5, 1807 A typical newspaper of the day with mostly European news reports with a great wealth of ads. Four pages, some light soiling in portions, archival mend at the spine, good condition.

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Ends December 14, 2018 15:39

$34.00
168353

NEW LONDON SCHOOL Rusk County Texas TX Natural Gas EXPLOSION 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172727131

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 19, 1937 * New London, Texas school explosion The front page has a great banner headline headline: "600 TEXAS CHILDREN KILLED IN RURAL SCHOOL EXPLOSION" with subheads and small related map. (see) First report coverage continues on the following pages with related photos. two more large photos on the back page. Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 46 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 13, 2018 15:12

$78.00
168314

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Farewell Circular Letter to the Army 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372500195551

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 12, 1783 * General George Washington * Announces his resignation (circular letter) * Commander-in-chief - Continental Army Under the heading: "American News" on page 6 and concluding on page 8 is the complete printing of "A Circular Letter from his Excellency GEORGE WASHINGTON, Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States of America, dated June 18, 1783." (The actual document is dated June 8th, however the British reports note the 18th.) The letter is datelined from his headquarters at Newburgh, New York, and begins: "The great object for which I had the honour to hold an appointment in the service of my country being accomplished, I am now preparing to resign it into t... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:36

$565.00
168313

SILAS DEANE Benjamin Franklin Support - Revolutionary War Ending 1783 Newpsaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372500195325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 11, 1783 Page 2 has an interesting bit: "The latest account from Philadelphia mention that the idea of admitting the colony of Vermont as a fourteenth state had been revived, and was then agitating in Congress." Vermont would become the 14th state but not until 1791. This is followed by other news concerning completing the treaty of peace to end the Revolutionary War. Most of the space is taken up with a lengthy letter signed in type: B. Franklin, Minister Plenipotentiary from the United States of America at the Court of France, which is supporting of fellow ambassador Silas Deane against charges of financial impropriety Congress has accused him of. The back page has a report which would ... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:35

$62.00
168307

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Hutchinson Letters Affair Pre Rev. War Tensions 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372500190156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1774 * The Hutchinson Letters Affair * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Benjamin Franklin & taxation Page 5 has an item which reads: "...I beg leave, sir, to offer my sentiments on the supposed right to tax the Colonies, and on the measures that have been lately unfortunately adopted respecting America..." with more concerning taxation (see). Another page has an item from New York which notes: "...Assembly of Georgia having rejected the memorial, sent them by the Lower House, of the re-appointment of Benjamin Franklin, Esq., Agent in Great Britain for the said Colony..." with a bit more (see). This is followed by a report from Philadelphia (see), and following this is more conc... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:28

$58.00
168306

Island of MARTINIQUE Map Carribbean Guadeloupe & American Indians 1759 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172074049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, March, 1759 * Island of Martinique map * Early Native American - Indians Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Martinico from the latest & best Authorities." with an inset labeled: "A Map of that Part of Guadaloupe where the English made their Defense, Jan. 23, 1759" The map shows considerable detail (see photos) and measures 8 3/4 by 10 inches and is in great condition. There is a related article titled: "Description of Guadaloupe" as noted in the table of contents. Another notable item in the issue is a report on a treaty with the Indians in Easton, Pennsylvania. The article takes the equivalent of a nearly a full page and... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:28

$90.00
168248

Great NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS Knute Rockne Last Coach Game 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372495998912

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 7, 1930 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. USC Trojans * Last official collegiate game coached by Knute Rockne * ND declared National Champions for 1930 season * Great item for display - NCAA college football Here is truly a terrific issue on Notre Dame football. The front page has a great banner headline that announces: "GRID TITLE TO NOTE DAME" with subheads. (see) Unusual for such a nice headline concerning sports on the front page of any newspaper. Rare as such. The front page of the sport's section (inside) has another nice banner headline: "O'CONNOR STARS AS TROJAN ELEVEN IS CRUSHED" with subheads, nice photo and lineups. And if that isn't enough, page 3 of this section has a great... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2018 15:45

$535.00
168232

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR w/ Montreal Canada Description & More 1760 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372495982173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 9, 1760 * Montreal, Canada description before capture * Archibald Montgomerie * French and Indian War The front page has an item headed "America" from New York noting: "...five transport vessels from Carolina arrived here having on board Col. Montgomery & the troops under his command...to proceed to Albany..." and more. Inside has another "America" report taking over a full column with news concerning the French & Indian War. Page 3 has: "A Refutation of the Letter to an Hon. Brigadier-General Commander of his Majesty's Forces in Canada" with much on General Wolfe and one bit noting: "...The taking of Quebec deserves a great deal more...", and over half of page 2 is taken up with: "A ... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2018 15:34

$37.00
168163

August 3, 1769 LONDON CHRONICLE Pre Revolutionary War Era America 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372494722171

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 3, 1769 Page 2 has reports under the heading "America" with datelines from New Haven, Philadelphia and Newport (see). Other news of the day. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2018 07:24

$29.00
168161

Very Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1666 England Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392168469236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 3, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Reporting on the great plague (rare) Near the top of the front page is a report from the city of Norwich on deaths from the Plague, reading: "We have this week (God be praised) a great decrease of the Sickness. Our bill running this; Buried of all diseases 19, whereof of the Plague 15." (see). The back page has a reference to the Plague with a report: "All persons concerned are to take notice. that the School of the College near Winchester was opened on the first of December instant, it having pleased God to extinguish, in all humane appearance, the Sickness in that city, and the suburbs thereof." The back page also has a rather lengthy re... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2018 07:23

$228.00
168100

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Charleston SC South Carolina 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392167396291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 6, 1782 * Charleston, South Carolina * American Revolutionary War Page 6 has a full column headed: "America - From the South Carolina Gazette" which has various reports from the South, including an item from Charleston: "...fell in with a patrol of Lee's horse near that village. A bridge separate the two parties & some shot were exchanged over it. Our cavalry then charged the Rebels, who immediately gave way & were pursued up Gaillard's Road which leads towards Monk's Corner. In the flight three or four of the Rebels were killed...None of our party were either killed or wounded." Eight pages, 9 by 12 inches, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends December 05, 2018 15:27

$40.00
168086

Best JOHN LENNON The Beatles Music Legend DEATH 1980 Liverpool England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392167392625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 * John Lennon death * Beatles front man * Best title to be had ? Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper. To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F.K. Here is an unusual opportunity for the report of his death in a Liverpool newspaper with the large headline: "JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD" plus 3 related front page photos. Many more related reports & photos are found on the inside pages. This issue is complete in 14 pa... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2018 15:19

$125.00
168021

MACROBERTSON AIR RACE London to Melbourne Airplane w/ Mollisons 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392163994392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 21, 1934 * MacRobertson Trophy Air Race * London to Melbourne airplane event * Melbourne Centenary celebrations * Jim and Amy Mollison The front page has a nice banner headline: "FLYING MOLLISONS LEAD RACE with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage continues on page 2 with a few related photos and map. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends November 30, 2018 14:45

$42.00
168014

NEW IRISH CONSTITUTION Free State Eamon de Valera DUBLIN Ireland 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372487863548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUINE, May 1, 1937 * New Irish republic 'Eire' * Ireland's new Constitution * Eamon de Valera proclaims The front page has a one column heading: "De Valera Acts to Establish Irish Republic" with small photo of Eamon de Valera. First report coverage on the 2nd constitution of the Irish Free State announcement. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends November 30, 2018 14:42

$39.00
167971

IRISH FREE STATE CREATED Ireland Independence Timothy Healy 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372486792169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Conn., December 5, 1922 * Irish Free State established * Ireland becomes independent The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TIM HEALY NAMED FIRST GOVERNOR OF IRISH FREE STATE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the establishment of the Irish Free State. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:34

$77.00
167967

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372486790951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 5, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Page 2 has an interesting, and erroneous, report to a Quaker in Phila. which includes: "....I inform you that we have some hopes of soon being once more united to our mother country & become one people under our King...that the Congress, almost to a man, are heartily tired of the French alliance...they act as if they intended to be our masters..." with more. Then some talk on the situation at Charleston, then: "...that Mr. Washington's next attempt is to be directed against New York, & with a view of collecting the largest force he can..." with more. Page 7 has most of a column with news from: "America - From the South Carolina Gazette... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:32

$46.00
167965

Rare Mediums GHOSTS Spectres Appatition 1886 Phenomenal SPIRITUALISM Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372486789705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEDIUM AND DAYBREAK, London, Sept. 10, 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: "Sir Robert Stout: Premier, Spiritualist, and Free-Thinker" Spiritual Phenomena" Mrs. Hall's Materialization Seances" "Amongst the Mediums "Progress of Spiritual Work" & much 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 November 29, 2018 14:30

$75.00
167961

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Walt Disney Opening Day MOVIE REVIEW & Ad 1940 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392163072369

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 30, 1951 * Disney's animated movie "Alice in Wonderland" is introduced to the world Page 12 of this newspaper contains the first review of the new animated movie from the Disney Studios, "Alice in Wonderland". See photos for entire text of the review. The review includes a one column photo from the movie showing Alice. Also on the next page is an advertisement for the movie at the Criterion theater. This is the complete 36 page newspaper, some light damp staining throughout, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: Alice in Wonderland is a 1951 American animated comedy feature produced by Walt Disney and based on Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-G... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:27

$100.00
167876

EARLY Rare 17th Century 321 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1697 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372481344805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 22, 1697 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & ... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:56

$37.00
167872

MICHIGAN Wolverines FOOTBALL National Champions AP Poll 1st Rpt. 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392157062609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1948 * Michigan Wolverines * National champions (1st report) * NCAA college football The sport's section (page 36) has a six column headline: "Michigan Rated No. 1 Team of Nation in Final 1948 Poll" with subheads that include: "Wolverines Beat Irish By 123 points" and more with standings. First report coverage on the Michigan Wolverines officially being named national champions of college football by the associated press (AP poll). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high perce... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:48

$57.00
167864

FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372481336587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Battling Killers in Delirium, Inventor of Gang Ride Dies" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangster. He led the Saltis-McErlane Gang, allied with the Johnny Torrio-Al Capone Gang, against rival bootleggers, the Southside O'Donnell Brothers. He is credited with introducing the Thompson submachine gun to Chicago's underworld. The Illinois Crime Survey called him, "the most brutal gunman who ever pulled a trigger in Chicago". Other news of the day. C... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:43

$44.00
167843

1st Radio Transatlantic TELEPHONE New York to London CALL 1927 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372481319976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, January 7, 1927 * 1st America & England radio telephone call made This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "RADIOPHONE STARTS TODAY WITH SCORES CALLING UP LONDON", "First Transatlantic Service Will Begin at 8:30 A. M., With Big List Waiting Eagerly" and more. (see) Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with some margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:19

$40.00
167826

THE ADVENTURER John Hawkesworth 18th Century Samuel Johnson 1753 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372480974653

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ADVENTURER, London, England, Jan. 2, 1753 * Rare 18th century title * Over 250 years old An uncommon essay-format bi-weekly newspaper addressed specifically to men, containing six pages & lasting only for 17 months from 1752 to 1753. While each issue varies, common contributors included John Hawkesworth and Samuel Johnson. A decorative embellishment at the top of the front page. Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2018 06:23

$28.00
167779

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155082453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789 * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Botany Bay - Australia Page 7 has a brief item from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received from the Colony, they saw no reason for abandoning it." Considerable discussion is present regarding the "Slave Trade" which includes an appeal by William Wilberforce, and the bkpg. has mention of a ship: "...arrived from Nantz to take in brandy & wines for Africa, each vessel intending to purchase from 800 to 1000 slaves. He also says that there we... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:33

$73.00
167769

BURNING OF HAMPTON Virginia 1861 Civil War CONFEDERATE Capital Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155077943

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1861 * Burning of Hampton, Virginia * Confederate title Among the front page reports are: "Facts & Rumors--Extracts from Northern Journals--War Movements & Incidents, etc." "From Norfolk "From Charleston" "Direct Trade With the South" "Gen. McClellan and the Press" "Local Matters" and other items. War coverage continues on the inside pages with: "Hospitals Crowded" "Tories in East Tennessee" "From Norfolk" "From Western Virginia" "The Hospital at Charlottesville" "The burning of Hampton" "Good Place for a Hospital" "The Army of the Northwest" "Letter from an Irish Prisoner" "March of Our Troops Down the Peninsula and & the Burning of Hampton" "Late News--Northern Accounts o... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:28

$84.00
167740

RareTreaty PEACE OF UTRECHT War of the Spanish Seccession Ending 1713 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372478217396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, May 16, 1713 * Peace of Utrecht - treaty * War of the Spanish Succession This issue begins with: "The TREATY of Peace Between his Most Christian Majesty and his Royal Highness of SAVOY, Concluded at Utrecht, April 11, 1713. This was one of the treaties of Utrecht. The Treaty of Utrecht was an historic agreement among various European powers, with France being the common party within the various agreements, concluded April 11,1713 at Utrecht in the Netherlands. It is part of the series of treaties which ended the War of the Spanish Succession. This treaty takes of of pages 1, 2 & a portion of page 3. British historian G. M. Trevelyan argues: "That Treaty, which ushered in the stable and charac... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:15

$265.00
167725

CHARLES LINDBERGH Atlantic Ocean Solo Airplane Flight SUCCESS 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392154032086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE, May 30, 1927 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Atlantic Ocean flight success * Triumphal visit to London The top of the front page has a four column headline: "150,000 Britons Greet Lindbergh At London Flying Field With Rush 'Worse of Better' Than in France" with subheads. (see) Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs only (4 pages total), irregular along the spine, nice for display as such.

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:08

$29.00
167678

Great 1ST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas VA Civil War CONFEDERATE VA 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372474943108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 26, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Great title to have The ftpg. has: "More Privateersmen Captured" "Anecdote of Jefferson Davis" "The London Morning Herald on the Battle at Bethel" "A Federal Congressman on the Fight at Bull Run" "A Black Republican Account" and other smaller items. Inside pages have much on the Civil War, from the Confederate perspective, including: "From Manassas" "Jonathan and John Bull" "Coming to Richmond" "Florida Troops", extensive coverage of the: "First Congress of the Confederate States of America"; lengthy on: "The Battle of Stone Bridge--Additional Particulars--Official Report Of The Fight" which is actually on the first... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2018 06:40

$168.00
167611

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK Third Voyage Hawaii DEATH & Benjamin Franklin 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392149813515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1780 * Captain James Cook death * Third voyage - HMS Resolution The most notable content would be a report near the back concerning Captain James Cooks third voyage, and with good detail on the death of Cook. One portion includes: "...The islanders became every day more bold...their inclination for theft which went so far as to steal one of his boats. Captain Cook...advanced towards a large body...and accosted their chief...Indians begun then to be enraged...they did not give time to load again, but killed Captain Cook and four of his people, forcing the others...to make their escape under favour of the fire of their pinnace, Captain Clerke...saw no possibility of revenging the d... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2018 06:51

$96.00
167605

JOSEPH FARQUHARSON Scottish Scotland Landscapes Painter DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472317979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1935 * Joseph Farquharson death (1st report) * Scottish painter - Scotland landscapes The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "FARQUHARSON DIES; FAMOUS ARTIST, 89" with subheads. (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 with all 46 pages, rag edition, a little front page creasing, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:29

$38.00
167600

MICHAEL COLLINS Irish Free State ASSASSINATION Republican Army in 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472315983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIAN-PILOT, Norfolk, August 23, 1922 * Michael Collins assassination * Irish Republican Army leader * Irish Free State The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "MICHAEL COLLIN, FREE STATE CHIEF, SLAIN" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of IRA leader, Michael Collins. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 14 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding slits along the spine, good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:27

$97.00
167440

MOLLY MAGUIRES Assassins Mauch Chunk Pennsylvania MURDERS Cases 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392145669803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, Dec. 5, 1878 * Molly Maguires - murders * Mauch Chuck, Pennsylvania Page 2 has an article: "The Convicted Molly Maguires" which reports the refusal of the pardon of a death sentence for two of the men, and reports on others as well (see). The Molly Maguires was an Irish secret society best known for their activism among Irish-American and Irish immigrant coal miners in Pennsylvania. After a series of violent conflicts, 20 suspected members were convicted of murder and other crimes and were executed by hanging in 1877 and 1878. This history remains part of local Pennsylvania lore. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:14

$36.00
167407

Governor ALFRED E. SMITH Democratic Presidential Nomination 1928 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372466206617

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1928 * Governor Alfred E. Smith * Democratic nomination for President The front page has a nice banner headline: "SMITH WINS NOMINATION ON FIRST BALLOT WITH 8492/3 VOTES AFTER STATES SHIFT TO HIM; PLATFORM WITH A DRY PLANK IS ADOPTED" with many subheads and photo of Smith. More related material inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Alfred Emanuel Smith, Jr., known in private and public life as Al Smith, (December 30, 1873 New York City - October 4, 1944 New York City) was elected Governor of New York four times, and was the Democratic U.S. presidential candidate in 1928. He wa... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:47

$48.00
167406

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144831945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history * Flight across the Atlantic Ocean * Airplane "Friendship" Page 26 has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART HAILS AMERICAN AIR PLANS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of honor in England just after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition. Note: While the major historic events in Amelia Earhart's life can be read about through multiple venues (books, newspapers, magazines, etc.), many of the more obscure events can only be found within a handful (at most) of daily new... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:47

$39.00
167351

RYE HOUSE PLOT King Charles II Of England Assassination Plan 1683 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144084786

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 26, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot On Saturday 21 July 1683, in the wake of the Rye House Plot to assassinate King Charles II and his brother James Duke of York, the Convocation of the University of Oxford passed its judgment and decree: "... against certain pernicious books and damnable doctrines, destructive to the sacred persons of princes, their state and government, and of all humane society." as the introduction states (see). Of the 27 propositions denounced by the Convocation, perhaps the most notable is the 23rd which essentially gave permission for killing a king. According to this document: "Wicked Kings and Tyrants ought to be put to death, and if the Judg... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:48

$170.00
167350

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144084259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, August 3, 1776 * Great year to have (1776) * re. Declaration of Independence * American Revolutionary War This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. This issue was printed less than a month after it printed the Declaration of Independence (July 13 issue). The front page includes an ad for the reprinting of a pamphlet titled: "American Independence, the Interest & Glory of Great Britain, containing arguments which prove that not only in taxation but in trade manufactures & government the Colonies are entitled to an entire Independency..." with more (see). ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:47

$730.00
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 November 07, 2018 14:59

$290.00
167306

THE STAMP ACT Direct Tax on Colonies BEGINS London England 1765 Old UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372463880209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1765 * The Stamp Act at it's beginning * Legitimized by the British Certainly the most notable content is the report: "By the act for laying a stamp duty on printed news papers, deeds, and parchments in America, the respective duties on each are the same as in Great Britain, the monies arising therefrom to be applied towards the necessary defense of the colonies." which was the British justification of the hated Stamp Act (see). Other articles in this issue include: "The Fish Act: Effects of it" "Letter of Queen Christiana of Sweden" "Description of the Field and Mole Crickets" "Winkleman's Account of Herculaneum" "Description of a Wheel Barometer" which is accompanied by a fu... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:20

$83.00
167304

Scottish Novelist SIR WALTER SCOTT 1st Baronet DEATH 1832 Gentlemen's Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392143271202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, October, 1832 * Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet's death Near the back of the issue is the obituary for Sir Walter Scott taking nearly 24 pages. Although lengthy and informative, the first line of the obituary may describe him best: "Sept. 21. At Abbotsford, Co. Roxburgh, aged 61. Sir Walter Scott, Bart. the proudest name in the modern annals of literature." There is also a half page engraving: "Dryburgh Abbey, The Burial Place Of Sir Walter Scott". Includes the plates called for (some water staining to a portion of one) save for the map of Western China. Complete in 104 pages, 5 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches, full title/index page, good condition.

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:19

$55.00
167301

PRELUDE to the Revolutionary War American Colonies 1775 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372463878157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: POSTSCRIPT EXTRA TO THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL, (Philadelphia), Mar. 9, 1775 * Prelude to Revolutionary War A great single sheet "Extra" which contains a wealth of notable news from both America and England on the on-going troubles between America and England including prophetic comments inferring to a coming war. The front page has an interesting report from the House of Commons which includes in part: "...the purpose of shewing it to his Majesty, before it is presented to him by the Agents. It contains a state of grievances, a solicitation for the removal of evil counsellors, and a claim that the Colonies are exempt from taxation from the British Parliament..." and another report notes in part: "...after descanting up... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:17

$466.00
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