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166524

ELLEN TERRY Famous English William Shakespearean Actress DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372435403164

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 21, 1928 * Ellen Terry death (1st report) * English Shakespearean actress The front page has a one column heading: "Ellen Terry Dies Famous Actress Quit Stage in '21" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2018 09:13

$29.99
166523

Rare 1720 POST BOY London England OLD Newspaper w/ Masthead Engravings PRINTS


eBay Auction Item # 372435390161

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, December 20, 1720 * Nice masthead engravings One of my favorite 18th century newspapers with the two nice engravings in the masthead, plus the very decorative first letter in the text (see). Various European reports. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches, very nice, displayable condition.

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Ends September 20, 2018 09:00

$34.99
166500

KATHLEEN CLARKE Becomes 1st Woman Lord Mayor of Dublin IRELAND 1939 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392123020751

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1939 * Kathleen Clarke - wife of Tom Clarke * First Woman Lord Mayor of Dublin - Ireland * Cumann na mBan & Easter Rising fame The top of page 10 has a two column heading: "Woman Is Elected Lord Mayor of Dublin; Mrs. Clarke Is Widow of Executed Fenian" with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:45

$34.99
166097

CHIEF BENDER Baseball Pitcher Chippewas Indians Native Americans 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408653611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, Sept. 20, 1920 * Chief Bender - MLB baseball pitcher * Chippewas Indians - Native Americans The sport's section (page 9) has a one column heading: "Bender Is Real Chippewa Indian" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, good condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:08

$34.00
166486

R34 Rigid AIRSHIP 1st to Cross Atlantic Ocean East to West 1919 Newspaper BLIMP


eBay Auction Item # 372434422726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1919 * R-34 airship on the way * 1st ever crossing of the Atlantic East to West in flight * Aviation - flight - dirigible - zeppelin * 1st aerial stowaway - William Ballantyne The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "R-34 MAKES PROGRESS ACROSS OCEAN, BUT SPEED DROPS; KEEPS IN CONSTANT COMMUNICATION WITH LONDON; COMMANDER EXPECTS TO ARRIVE TOMORROW MORNING" with subheads and related map. (see) Lengthy text. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, binding slits along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends September 19, 2018 10:04

$39.99
166484

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON Moving to England ? Post Rev. War 1785 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392122851740

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1785 * General George Washington * To move his residence to England ? * Post American Revolutionary War Page 2 has a report from New York with some news from the Assembly of the state which includes: "...very warm debates also have taken place upon the question of admitting Blacks, Mulattoes, Mustees, Quadroons...the the rights of citizenship ; & the Senate have published their reasons in opposition to the Assembly, who formed a bill to preclude them from those rights..." (see). Page 3 has a brief item: "A report prevails, that General Washington, late Commander in Chief of the American army, has actually hired a house at Walworth in Surrey for th... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2018 09:45

$39.99
166483

SOUTHERN THEATER of American Revolutionary War Charleston & More 1781 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372434407531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, Oct. 6, 1781 * Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War Page 3 has reports from "America", notably from the Southern campaign with a dateline from Charleston on a skirmish in the vicinity. Also that Charles presented Lord Rawdon with a "...loyal and affectionate address previous to his embarking for England..." with his return of thanks, signed: Rawdon. Also a letter from St. Augustine concerning events there (see), then other items including: "...The New York and South Carolina fleets are all got round to Portsmouth..." and "...a very fine frigate of 32 guns named the Hancock, and built at L'Orient on account of Congress, was taken by two of his... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2018 09:39

$49.99
166478

1682 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 336 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 372434366468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 19, 1682 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2018 08:56

$24.99
166034

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom SON'S DEATH 1820 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104099003

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 29, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death of his 4th son - best title to have The front page is black-bordered for the death of the 4th son of King George III. The ftpg. begins with: "Orders for the Court's going into mourning on the Sunday next...for His late Royal Highness the Duke of Kent & Strathern, fourth son of His Majesty...The Ladies to wear black bombazines...The gentlemen to wear black cloth..." with more detail. The balance of the ftpg. is more on proper mourning attire. Ironically, King George III would die just two days later. Great to have this content in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete in 22 p... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:44

$58.00
166031

NAPOLEONIC WARS France French Empire vs. United Kingdom BEGINS 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104098297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 4, 1803 * Napoleonic Wars begins * England vs. France The top of page 3 has a "news flash" headed: "WAR DECLARED" noting: "An express from New York arrived...the following is an extract from a letter received..." which states: "I beg leave to acquaint you, that WAR was declared between France and England on the 25th of March...". This was the beginning of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe. Four pages, an archival mend in this notice and more behind it on page 4 causing no loss of readability. Otherwise nice.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:43

$39.00
166030

Great 18th Century UNITED STATES U.S. America w/ Florida MAP 1763 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372404320348

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June 1763 * 1763 map of the United States * Slave insurrection in the West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map which shows the greater portion of colonial America in 1763, showing from the Great Lakes to most of Florida, to New Mexico, to the upper portions of "Louisiana" (see). The accompanying article, which takes over 3 pages, is titled: "Some Account of Louisiana, or the Western Ports of Virginia and Carolina, & of the Countries that lie on both sides the Mississippi, where a Colony from the Plantations is actually now Forming." The article is very descriptive (photos show portions) noting that this large expanse... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:42

$620.00
166029

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Jay Treaty of Amity Commerce LETTERS 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104097889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Sept. 3, 1795 * President George Washington letters * re. Jay Treaty of Amity - commerce Page 2 contains two letters signed in type by: Geo. Washington, one each to the Boston Chamber of Commerce and the New York Chamber of Commerce, relating to concerns for the Jay Treaty of Amity with England. Page 3 has: "The Peace With the Indians" sand "Voyage of Discovery - New Holland" (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:42

$84.00
165988

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Bahamas Land 1720 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103395242

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, July 5, 1720 * Rare title Page 2 has a report beginning: "Several persons concern'd in the effectual settling and improving at the Bahama Islands under the Rt. Hon. Wm. Lord Craven's title, do hereby...give notice to all carpenters, smiths, sawyers, brickmakers, bricklayers, masons, and other artificers..." which relates to tradesman settling in the Bahamas. Single sheet newspaper with a handsome masthead featuring two very ornate engravings (see). Measures 8 1/2 by 14 inches.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:11

$59.00
165948

Rare BRITISH TITLE w/ Events Leading to the Revolutionary War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392102628922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING ADVERTISER, London, March 28, 1775 * Prelude to the Revolutionary War * Rare 18th century British title The front page has a continued report headed: "Taxation No Tyranny; an Answer to the Resolutions and Addressed of the American Congress. By Dr. Johnson." Page 2 has over a full column headed: "The Following is an Authentic Copy of the Petition of the North American Merchants Presented to his Majesty...". Page 4 has a bit noting: "...House received the report of the New Restraining Bill Committee...in a bill sent fro their House for restraining the commerce & prohibiting the fishery of Massachusetts Bay, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Provinc... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:39

$43.00
165876

BATTLE OF RIDGEWAY Near Fort Erie Ontario Canada FENIANS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392099298217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Fenian raids in Canada * Jefferson Davis treason trial Pages 4 & 5 have over 2 columns of text headed: "THE FENIANS INVADE CANADA" "A Sharp Battle And A Retreat" "The Invaders Surrender to the United States Forces" "Operations Along the Frontier". The Fenians were a fraternal organization dedicated to the creation of an independent Irish republic. Page 5 has: "The Trial of Jeff. Davis--Opening of the U.S. Court at Richmond...Action of Davis's Counsel" and more.

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:33

$33.00
165875

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti -British 1768 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372397979318

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE, & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 4, 1769 * Rare Colonial title A notable title from the colonial period, that has an ornate royal coat-of-arms engraving in the masthead. Content includes a lengthy ftpg. letter addressed "To the Printer" that is signed in type: Atticus. Pages 2 & 3 has news and other content from "London", while page 4 has a lengthy letter from a "committee of merchants in Philadelphia, to the committee of merchants in London" discussing the differences between the two groups of merchants, particularly the imposition of duties on items such as "...glass, paper, &c...". The letter concludes on pg. 5 (see). There is also news from "Charles... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:33

$155.00
165871

BATTLE OF ROANOKE ISLAND North Carolina NC 1862 Civil War CONFEDERATE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392099296844

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 12, 1862 * Battle of Roanoke Island, North Carolina * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page is taken up with ads, reports from Europe--including "The American Crisis In England"-- and "How The North Regards the News From Europe". Among the topics on the page 2 editorial is the finances of the North, the editor noting: "The enemy's exultation over their recent achievements will be extravagant enough...If it had been possible before to save the Northern finances, it will not be now. The government will take a new plunge into the sea of financial trouble..." with much more (see for portions). Page 2 also has much on: "The Battle of Roa... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:30

$94.00
165869

2 MATHER Greene County Pennsylvania Coal Mine EXPLOSION Disaster 1928 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372397974368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 21 & 22, 1928 * Mather, Greene County, Pennsylvania * Coal mine explosion disaster The May 21st issue has a one column heading on the front page: "Give Up Hope for 159 in Mine Blast; 39 Bodies Found" (see) The May 22nd issue has a two column heading also on the front page: "Man Alive Amid Bodies of Mine Blast Victims Saved; Death Toll 67, Missing 130" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the coal mine 'firedamp' explosion that killed 195 men at Mather, Pennsylvania. Each issue is complete with 16 pages each, a few small binding holes along the spines, generally in nice condition.

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:28

$40.00
165864

TOM RICKETTS Hollywood Film Movie Industry Pioneer DEATH 1939 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392099290326

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1939 * Tom Ricketts death (1st report) * Stage & film actor and director * Hollywood movie industry pioneer The top of page 32 has a one column heading: "THOMAS RICKETTS, PIONEER OF MOVIES" 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 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Thomas B. Ricketts (January 15, 1853 – January 19, 1939) was a London-born American stage and film actor and director who was a pioneer in the film industry. He portrayed Ebenezer Scrooge in the firs... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:19

$38.00
165824

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372396768987

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 19, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pg. 2 has nice post-surrender reports including: "...that after the capitulation, drew lots which should come home because a number of them were to stay with their men. Those who were fortunate embarked at York Town for New York...that General Arnold is also coming to England...is to prefer a charge against Sir Henry Clinton that he (Arnold) made an offer to Gen. Clinton to prevent Washington going to the Southward but Gen. Clinton refused...". Of significance is the full pg. 6 content concerning the fate of Colonel Isaac Haynes (see hyperlink for much on him) who was hanged by the Brit... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:06

$59.00
165822

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098416203

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 29, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Most of the ftpg. is taken up with an essay which explores this history of England's relationship with the American colonies, and what led to war. One bit mentions: "...The Rubicon was already passed; and the Colonies had dared to commit their cause to the events of war. Perhaps there is room to hope that a sense of common interest may still prevail...". Pg. 2 has a letter from Phila. mentioning the capture of flags taken from Cornwallis's army, & presented at the State House. Also a letter to the People of Exeter, England, from Cornwallis noting: "...The severe blow which the British a... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:05

$57.00
165821

Rare 17th Century KING WILLIAM III Era Pamphlet 1695 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098413199

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, April, 1695 * Rare 17th century title This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc." (see). Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2018 13:58

$73.00
165801

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands w/ Print 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392097738548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, May, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook death * Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from February, 1779 when he returned to the Hawaiian Islands after his search for a Northwest Passage to the Atlantic. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Death of Captain Cook--Capt. Clerke's Departure from Owhyhee--Arrival at Atooi--Final Departure from the Sandwich Islands--Description of the Natives--Treatment of Their Women-... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:48

$177.00
165800

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Critical Letter from a Englishman 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372395739376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 14, 1782 Over one-third of page 6 is a letter signed: A British and also A Real American Patriot, which is very critical of plans to offer peace with America and to acknowledge its independence, noting: "...Shall our hasty peace-makers then sever those Colonies from the British empire by declaring them independent?...the proposition of granting independence to the Colonies is analogous to such a scheme & can redound no more to their interest than to our own. To bring about a reconciliation on a permanent basis is our mutual advantage..." with much more Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:47

$39.00
165799

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372395739158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 30, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 4 has over a full column headed: "American News - From the New York Gazette". Some bits include: "...from Virginia we learn that the French troops have left the garrisons of York and Hampden & marched from South Carolina...The Congress have demanded 12,000 men from Virginia...", plus there is: "An Authentic Account of the Expedition Against the Rebel Post on Tom's River, New Jersey, under the Order of the Honourable Board of Directors of Associated Loyalists" with some great content (see). Page 6 is mostly taken up with: "A Call To the Jews, Letter II, signed in type: A Friend to th... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:47

$55.00
165798

Very Rare Early INTELLIGENCER 17th Century 1665 England Newspaper GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372395738608

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INTELLIGENCER, London, July 10, 1665 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Reports on the great plague (rare) Here is an uncommon title in newsbook format (the forerunner of newspapers), which has news from various cities in England and Europe. The front page begins with mention of the "new world" with: "Since the last accompt I gave you of the outrages of the Dutch in Newfound-land, there has been a further inquiry made into particulars...On the 6th of June DeRuyter arrived at St. Johns in Newfound-land with 17 Dutch men of war..." with more on this (see). With the Great Plague raging at this time, there are several "remedies found in these pages. Also a report concerning certificates i... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:46

$585.00
165797

Rare DON'T TREAD ON ME Gadsden Flag Description Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392097737055

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1776 * "Don't tread on me" naval flag * Post Declaration of Independence * Revolutionary War original from enemy A terrific item on the back page has a rare description of one of the American flags used during the Revolutionary War by the colonists, the text reading: "...the colours of the American fleet were striped under the Union with 13 strokes, called the Thirteen United Colonies, and their standard a Rattle-Snake. Motto, 'Don't Tread upon me.' " I don't believe I've ever seen this description in a period newspaper before. This flag is described as the first Navy Jack, or first "Continental Navy Jack", first used in January, 1776. Page 2 has ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:46

$195.00
165796

EARLY EVENTS of the American Revolutionary War 1775 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372395737504

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 31, 1775 * Early in the Revolutionary War * Original reporting from the enemy Page 2 has a report from New York mentioning: "We have made a beginning of casting of brass cannon in this city. Yesterday a brass six pounder, cast by James Byers...city is formed into four battalions...properly uniformed and make a fine appearance." And another item notes: "...sailed from hence for America having on board a detachment of Marines...same day a new ship of 50 guns was launched...she is put into commission bound for America...". Another page has an advertisement for: "A Concise, Historical Account of all the British Colonies in North America...Massachusetts ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:44

$125.00
165795

Early NATIVE AMERICANS 18th Century Indians re. Detroit Attack? 1763 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392097736111

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 27, 1763 * Early Native Americans - Indians The top of page 5 has: "America" with a report: "By particular accounts of the Indian attempts on Detroit & our other remote posts, it evidently appears that some Canadians & other French...were the secret instigators of the Savages in their most villainous and bloody attempts & had persuaded them that all their former possessions might be easily retaken from us." Also a bit regarding Indian troubles in Halifax (see). Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:44

$33.00
165758

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096953451

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

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Ends September 06, 2018 14:49

$367.00
165757

Best KING JAMES II of England & Queen Mary Coronation 1685 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372394473272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 23-27, 1685 * Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary * Best title to be had - rare as such This is one of the more desirable & historic events of the period, with the entire front page & some of the back page taken up with the coronation of King James II and Queen Mary. The report is datelined April 23 and has a one paragraph preface reading: "This day being the Festival of St. George, the Coronation of their sacred Majesties King James the Second and Queen Mary was performed at Westminster in manner following..." and what follows is the lengthy text on the ceremonies. Given the historic nature of this report the full text is shown in the... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2018 14:49

$1,250.00
165712

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe Charles Dickens 1st Review1852 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096272366

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK DAILY TIMES, November 10, 1852 * Charles Dickens review of Harriet Beecher Stowe's, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" * Article from Charles Dickens' own publication Most are aware "Uncle Tom's Cabin", upon its release, was embraced by abolitionists but enraged most of those from the South and Northern supporters of slavery. However, few are aware that it was exceeding popular in England - the first London edition appearing in May, 1852, which sold over 200,000 copies (an amazing number for the era). Only a few month's after its release, the renowned Charles Dickens weighed in with his own thoughts (coupled with those of Henry Morley) in the September 18, 1852 of his own publication, Household ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:46

$195.00
165711

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096271660

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, a few margin tears, generally nice condition.

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:44

$55.00
165677

Yorkshire & England CRICKETER Martin Hawke, 7th Baron Hawke DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392094480961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1938 * Martin Hawke, 7th Baron Hawke death (1st report) * English amateur cricketer - Yorkshire and England The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "LORD HAWKE DEAD; LEADER IN CRICKET" with subheads and photo. (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 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 02, 2018 15:55

$37.00
165563

SLAVERY Abolsihed in British Empire Colonies w/ Abolition Act Law 1834 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387131952

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, October, 1834 * Slavery is abolished in the British Empire * A report from the West Indies Although inconspicuous, page 421 has a noteworthy report from the West Indies regarding the emancipation of the slaves in that region as a result of the enactment of the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833. Also present are articles regarding the Book of Enoch, the Ancient Cross at Nevern (with corresponding plate), and on the Pennies of Henry VII (with corresponding illustrations). Complete in over 100 pages, 5 by 8 1/2 inches, contents page (no cover as is typical of GM's of the 1830's), nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:59

$68.00
165562

ST. LAWRENCE RIVER Quebec City Canada MAP French & Indian War 1759 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392092442065

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1759 * St. Lawrence River - Quebec, Canada map * French and Indian War The most notable item in this issue is the very nice & detailed full page map of the St. Lawrence River and present-day city of Quebec, titled "An Authentic Plan of the River St. Laurence from Sillery to the Falls of Montmorency." (see). The map is in nice condition measuring 5 by 8 1/2 inches, & has the locations of the various military encampments and ships in the river, providing much detail. A facing page has the "Explanation of the References in the Plan of the River St. Laurence". There is also a lengthy article titled: "Instructions by Major General Wolfe in Case of an I... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:59

$188.00
165561

Early & Rare Antacrtica SOUTH POLE MAP Polar & Florida Description 1763 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387131300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1763 * 18th century South Pole map * Early description of Florida Within this issue is an interesting and quite early article titled: "A Description of the Country of Florida" which takes over a full column, and includes: "...Florida is a large country...this country is happy in a pure air & a fruitful soil, equal to any of our colonies producing excellent timber, herbs, all sorts of grain & excellent grapes...the woods are full of deer, goats & other animals. Although the climate be naturally warm...yet the intense heat is much mitigated by the refreshing sea breezes...the chief town of Florida possessed by the Spaniards was St. Augustine..." wit... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:58

$180.00
165558

ALEXANDER HAMILTON Death re. Aaron Burr DUEL Conspiracy ? 1804 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387128721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1804 * re. Alexander Hamilton - Aaron Burr duel The first column of a page is headed: “AMERICA & THE WEST INDIES” reporting: “By the New York papers, we learn, that the Coroner’s Inquest, held on the late Gen. Hamilton, have brought in a verdict of ‘Willful murder against A’ Burr, esq. Vice President of the United States... It is also stated, that Mr. Burr was attacked with dropsy in his head, and was lying extremely ill near Philadelphia.” Both full page plates called for are present (see). Complete in 96 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John&rsquo... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:56

$75.00
165553

Novelist H. G. WELLS "Father of Science Fiction" Writer DEATH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387124958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1946 * H. G. Wells death (1st report) * Science Fiction novalist * "War of the Worlds" fame A two column heading near the bottom of the front page announces: "H. G. Wells Dead in London at 79; Forecast Atomic Age in 1914 Novel" Lengthy coverage continues on page 25 with photo of Wells. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were ... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:50

$47.00
165544

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387122377

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1935 * Charles A. Lindbergh flees America * American reporter Lauren "Deac" Lyman * Pulitzer Prize winning exclusive story - part 2 The front page has a three column headline: "AMERICA SHOCKED BY EXILE FORCED ON THE LINDBERGHS; ENGLAND TO GUARD ARRIVAL" with subheads (see images). This is the 2nd installment of Lauren 'Deac' Lyman's Pulitzer Prize winning 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. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in nice condit... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:45

$42.00
165543

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387122133

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 August 30, 2018 14:45

$56.00
165509

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392091767645

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 19, 1669 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had Near the top of page 2 is an early report concerning the "New World" noting: "Yesterday arrived here a New England ship bound hither from Barbados, and this day a ship of Yarmouth from the Caribby Islands, where they left all things in a peaceable and thriving posture..." with more including mention of Havana (see). Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 29, 2018 11:04

$69.00
165443

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH England to Australia Airplane Race Flight 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372382308273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1930 * Aviator Charles Kingsford Smith * England to Australia air race * Record breaking airplane flight Page 11 has a one column heading: "CUTS RECORD 5 DAYS IN AUSTRALIA FLIGHT" with subheads and photo of Smith. (see) Coverage on his record breaking flight from England to Australia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2018 15:39

$39.00
165440

DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Transatlantic Airplane Flight PHOTOS 1938 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372382307772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROTOGRAVURE section only of the New York Times, July 24, 1938 * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? - photos The front page of this rotogravure section has four related photos concerning Douglas Corrigan's recent solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Eight pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2018 15:38

$33.00
165423

Great IRISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE Republican Army ENDS Ceasefire in 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392089206691

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1921 * Irish War of Independence truce * Irish Republican Army * Éamon de Valera The front page has a nice banner headline: "TRUCE IN IRELAND DECLARED, TO BEGIN ON MONDAY AT NOON; DE VALERA AGREES TO MEET LLOYD GEORGE ON PEACE TERMS; DUBLIN CROWDS CHEER BRITISH COMMANDER AND UNIONISTS" with subheads. Early 1st report coverage on the official end of the Irish War of independence. Nice for display here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 24, 2018 15:40

$45.00
165421

DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Transatlantic Ocean Airplane Flight 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372381508371

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1938. * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? The front page has a one column heading: "CORRIGAN PRAISED BY IRISH PREMIER" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues on page 12 with related photo. A printing flaw within the photo. (see) 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 present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2018 15:39

$37.00
165387

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti -British 1768 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372380317117

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 29, 1768 * Rare Colonial title Inside has a report from London noting in part: "Mr. Grenville's enmity against the Colonies still continues as violent as ever...he tired even his friends with a tedious harangue against America..." with more (see). Various other news reports of the day and a great wealth of ads, several of which are illustrated. Also an article which includes the ground plan of a four room house (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to a large single sheet, a stain at the left side does not deter any readability, engraving of a coat-of-arms in the masthead, nice condition. This n... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:31

$130.00
165369

DOUGLAS HYDE Becomes 1st First President of IRELAND Inauguration 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392088649137

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1938 * Douglas Hyde - An Craoibhín Aoibhinn * Becomes 1st president of Ireland - inauguration The front page has a one column heading: "HYDE INAUGURATED AS IRISH PRESIDENT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Douglas Hyde becoming the first president of Ireland. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2018 14:41

$45.00
165368

DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Transatlantic Ocean Airplane Flight 1938 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392088648925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1938. * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? * Very early report The front page has a one column heading: "PILOT OF OLD PLANE WINGS TOWARD SEA" with subhead. (see) Article continues on page 2 with photo. First report coverage on Douglas Corrigan's famous flight from New York City to Ireland. A very early report here as his location was not yet realized. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2018 14:41

$42.00
165367

DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Airplane Flight WELCOME HOME Photos 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372380258971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 5, 1938. * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? * Welcome home - New York Harbor The top of the front page has a two column headline: "CORRIGAN ACCLAIMED HERE IN NOISY HARBOR GREETING; GETS CITY WELCOME TODAY" with subheads. (see) Page 3 has a banner headline: "New York Welcomes Corrigan as He Returns, by Ship, From 'California' Flight" with nice pictorial. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturd... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2018 14:38

$40.00
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