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161528

Pre CORNWALLIS SURRENDER Clsoing Events & Isaac Hayne 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986823695

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 24, 1782 * re. Isaac Hayne's execution * Closing events of Rev. War The entire ftpg. is a terrific letter: "To the People of Great Britain" concerning the closing moments of the Revolutionary War, beginning: "You have already seen the flighty & wretched policy of our Southern General...I shall freely examine his subsequent conduct to the disagreeable surrender of his brave army at York and Gloucester..." with a great account of the final two months near Yorktown, with mention of Washington & others (see for portions). Inside has a report that: "Yesterday Gen. Arnold, with his Lady, arrived in town from America." plus a report concerning Cornwallis' ret... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 12:20

$59.99
161525

EARLY Rare 17th Century 326 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1692 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986723861

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 5, 1692 * 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 b... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 10:16

$19.99
161514

MARY HARRIS "MOTHER" JONES United Mine Workers Organizer DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372229861494

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, December 1, 1930 * Mary Harris "Mother" Jones death * United Mine Workers organizer & more The front page has a one column heading: "Mother Jones Dies, Defender of Labor Men was Aged 100". (see) First report coverage on the death of Mary Harris Jones, co-founder of the Industrial Workers of the World. Nice to have on the front page here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 08:07

$34.99
160845

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hostilities Coming to an End 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208758635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 4, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * Hostilities coming to an end ? Page 3 has: "American News" which includes: "...Lt. Col. Lee, from the Southern Army...& informs that General Greene, with the main body of the army, continued in a position North of Pon Pon River within four miles of Jacksonburgh...that the British army remained in their fortified camp...hat Brig. General Marian...was on the North side of Cooper River...that the operating force of the two armies were nearly equal...that General Wayne had confined the British forces in the state of Georgia to the town of Savannah..." and more (see). ]The bkpg. has an item: "...that soon after the acc... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:32

$52.00
160844

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208757687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 2, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot Over half of the front page is taken up with a Proclamation" by King Charles II for the apprehension of his illegitimate son the Duke of Monmouth. The text of the Proclamation reads in part: "...received information upon oath that James Duke of Monmouth [and others]...have traitorously conspired together & with divers other ill-affected & desperate persons of this our kingdom, to compass the death and destruction of our Royal Person, & of our dearest brother James Duke of York..." with more. This was for his involvement in the Rye House Plot, a plan to assassinate the king & his brother, the Duke of York.

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:30

$188.00
161509

Great PROHIBITION No Beer & Liquor in America BEGINS Headline 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986574716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, June 7, 1920 * Prohibition begins in America * No beer - liquor The front page has a banner headline: "DRY LAWS UPHELD IN UNANIMOUS VIEW OF SUPREME COURT" with subheads. (see) Incomplete issue containing 10 of the 12 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice for display as such.

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:29

$39.99
160843

Rare 18th Century FLYING POST w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1718 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971994545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLYING-POST: OR, THE POST-MASTER, London, Sept. 27, 1718 * Very rare title In 1695 the Licensing Act of England was allowed to lapse, which caused several newspapers to begin publication, this title being one of them. But this is certainly one of the more rare such titles as we have only offered relative few in the past 40 years. Much of the issue is taken up with a list of concerns of the "...Sub-Governor and Directors of the South-Sea Company..." who were given time with the King at Hampton Court. Being the South Sea Company, the items relate to situations in South America and the Caribbean, including much related to slaves (see). The back page has the reply of the King. Single s... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:28

$176.00
160842

NATHAN HALE HANGING Hanged Revolutionary War American Soldier 1776 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208755411

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1776 * Hanging of Nathan Hale - American Revolutionary War * "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" fame Page 6 has a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York which includes an exceedingly significant report. The report includes: "...Yesterday we hanged an officer of the Provincials who came as a spy...". Noting that this letter is dated "From New York Island, Sept. 23", and with the records verifying that Nathan Hale was hanged on Sept. 22 in New York, it is very obvious that this "officer of the Provincials" was Nathan Hale although not mentioned by name. Hale was, indeed, a spy for the Continental Army having volunteered for an... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:25

$585.00
160841

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Howe - Benjamin Franklin Electricity Experiments 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208753299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1778 * Revolutionary War - Jonathan Trumbull * Benjamin Franklin - electricity experiments The first article is a "...Debate...on Enquiry into the State of the Nation..." continued from a previous issue and has much on the Revolutionary War, including: "...that with equal force General Washington could not stand before the British troops, who were at this day perhaps the bravest in the world...General Washington's force was 15,000, not speaking of the militia; General Howe's numbers were but 13,000 rank & file, yet he defeated the Continental troops...As to the practicability of reducing our rebellious subjects in America by force of arms...he began ... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:22

$83.00
160840

BENEDICT ARNOLD Revolutionary War General & Traitor Fame DEATH 1801 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971991313

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1801 * General Benedict Arnold death * From his city of residence There is a very small & inconspicuous item near the back under the "Obituary with Anecdotes of Remarkable Persons" section an entry reading: "At his house in Gloucester place, Brigadier-general Arnold. His remains were interred on the 21st, at Brompton. Seven mourning coaches and four state carriages formed the cavalcade." This was the infamous Benedict Arnold, who died on June 14, 1801. Always nice to have a death notice in a publication from the city where the person died, and most certainly a much earlier report than would be found in any American publication. Both fullpg. pla... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:21

$58.00
160838

Rare POPISH PLOT re. Catholic Leaders Phony Conspiracy 1679 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971627133

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 17, 1679 * Popish Plot The front page has a report from Madrid with Judaica reference: "...from the Pope, requiring him to send some of the processes made by the Inquisition against the Jews to Rome, that so the Pope might see their manner of proceedings declaring them if in ten days time he did not deliver them to the Nuncio, that he should be ipso facto suspected & all the Inquisitors excommunicated..." (see). Also of significance is a back page report concerning the 'trial of the five Catholic Lords' involved in the Popish Plot. It mentions that 4 or them (Lord Belasyse was too ill to attend): "...were brought to the Bar, where kneeling & ten standing... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:53

$175.00
160837

Rare 17th Century GREAT PLAGUE & London Fire Report 1666 Old England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971624116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE , England, Sept. 20, 1666 * The great plague * London fire report The front page has mention of the Great Plague which ravaged Europe at this time, reporting: "The Plague is very hot at Dunkirk & Bergue in which last place, the governor of the Fort St. Louis is dead & the Baron d'Arnicourt fallen sick." The back page has a rare mention of the Great Fire of London noting: "This day was presented to His Majestie by His Highness the Duke of York, Edmund Godfrey Esquire, one of His Majesties Justices of the Peace for the County of Middlesex, and City & Liberty of Westminster, who after the Publick thanks and acknowledgement of his eminent service done in helping to suppress th... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:48

$475.00
160836

Rare & Early JUDAICA Judaism Jewish JEWS Mention 17th Century 1670 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208198886

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 27, 1670 * 17th century Judaica content * Jewish - Jews The front page includes an item from Rome: "The Pope seems much concerned that after all his care for the reestablishment of the Mount of Piety, few persons will be perswaded to adventure to take up moneys from them, but rather apply themselves to the Jews, who furnish them at a far greater interest. This week a congregation was held upon this affair where some ways were proposed for taking this trade out of the hands of the Jews, whose cause was there so well managed that nothing was concluded to their disadvantage." (see) The back page has an interesting item on the King opening Parliament, noting: ... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:42

$64.00
160833

1699 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 318 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971617666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 7, 1699 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * 17th century original 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 wo... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:36

$34.00
161475

FOUR HORSEMEN Knute Rockne Notre Dame vs. Princeton Season Win 1924 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372228978427

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 26, 1924 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish (famous year) * The Four Horsemen - Knute Rockne * 1924 college football season win The front page of this section has a one column heading: "NOTRE DAME SWEEPS PRINCETON TO DEFEAT" with subheads, reporting of the regular season win against the Princeton Tigers. This was perhaps the most famous year for Notre Dame football as the team consisted of the famous "four horsemen" and ended the season undefeated with the college football national title. Other sporting news of the day with many other college football results. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning, irregular along the spi... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 07:48

$34.99
161448

Rare 1662 NEWSBOOK Newspaper MERCURIUS PUBLICUS 17th Century London Periodical


eBay Auction Item # 391985186006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS PUBLICUS, London, England, Oct. 16, 1662 * Early newsbook, mid-17th century * Before the era of newspapers Here is an uncommon title in newsbook format (the forerunner of newspapers) "Comprising the sum of all Affairs Now in Agitation in England, Scotland, and Ireland, Together with FORRAIN INTELLIGENCE, For Information of the People and to Prevent False News." as stated in the masthead. (see) The entire issue is taken up with various reports from all corners of Europe, much of it having a military theme. Complete in 16 pages, 5 3/4 by 8 inches, wide margins, in very nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2018 11:21

$449.99
161447

MAKING PEACE W/ AMERICA ? Revolutionary War Ending 1782 Old British Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391985128292

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 23, 1782 * Making peace with America ? Most of page 4 is taken up with a letter concerning the Revolutionary War, beginning: "Your motion for making peace just now with American, and the plan of it, has raised the admiration of great numbers...your scheme is excellent & must of course be sincere...When the messengers of peace, who are to be sent to America, are to be chosen..." with much more on thoughts of who should negotiate, and how. A great letter. Page 6 has a letter "To General Cornwallis" questioning his actions in America (see for beginning), it taking two-thirds of the page. The bkpg. has a short bit: "Paul Jones is said to be engaged by Congr... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2018 10:09

$44.99
161446

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy LONDON Chronicle England GREAT YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391985124754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 31, 1776 * Revolutionary War Era * Great year to have (1776) * From The Enemy Most of the front page is taken up with the conclusion of: "An American Criticism on Price's Libel Against Great Britain in Favour of America" a few bits including: "...Persuade Britain to grant America new privileges because she has already impoverished herself in pampering the ungrateful imp...assert the peaceable disposition of America, hint darkly something of an independency forced upon them by tyranny..." & much more. Another article has interesting comments re. the American situation mentioning: "...from what I have already said that I am no friend to the present me... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2018 10:02

$44.99
161445

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391985121964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, October 10, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A somewhat short-lived colonial newspaper by a publisher with Loyalist leanings. The entire front page is taken up with: "Description of the Anaconda, a monstrous species of Serpent...". Page 3 has: "A Letter from Mr. Voltaire..." signed by him in type. Another page has a report from Charleston which begins: "The outrageous opposition lately offered to the civil authority near Marr's Bluff on Peedee River being at present a general subject of conversation & by many attributed to the people called Regulators..." with more (see). An item from Philadelphia includes: "...the General Assembly of this province br... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2018 09:58

$144.99
161409

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


eBay Auction Item # 391984552596

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 13, 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... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2018 14:03

$37.00
161408

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1672 London England Gazette


eBay Auction Item # 391984551440

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 15, 1672 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a ... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2018 14:00

$34.99
161404

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391984413745

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Feb. 11, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. Among the front page items are: "Letters From Capt. Semmes, of the Sumter" "Important From The Tennessee River"... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2018 09:54

$124.99
161396

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


eBay Auction Item # 372227052683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 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 terrific banner headline announcing: "GIANT AIRSHIP R-34 STARTS FOR NEW YORK; LEFT EDINBURGH AT 1:48 THIS MORNING; GOING WELL NORTH OF IRELAND AT 5:30" with subheads and related photo. (see) More inside. Lengthy text. Nice for display Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, binding slits along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 26, 2018 09:08

$47.00
161385

EAMON DE VALERA Ireland Leader IRISH FREE STATE Arrested 1923 NYC Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372227009449

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 16, 1923 * Eamon de Valera arrested (1st report) * Irish Free State - Ireland president The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DE VALERA ARRESTED BY DUBLIN TROOPS FIRING BLANK SHOTS" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends February 26, 2018 07:41

$39.99
160802

LORD HORATIO NELSON On Board the HMS Victory LETTER 1796 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372205694372

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1796 * Lord Horatio Nelson * HMS Victory Included is a nearly column long letter signed in type: Horatio Nelson, written on board his ship Victory near Toulon, mentioning in part: "I have the pleasure to inform you that the troops...troop possession of the forts & town of Puerto Ferrajo this day..." with further details. (see) Includes both plates called for, one of which is a nice view of: "Newington House, Oxfordshire..." Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting unti... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2018 15:19

$29.00
160801

NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish ARMY Jack Elder Interception TD1929 Football Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372205683253

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1929. * Notre Dame - Army 1929 Football game * Jack Elder 100-yd Interception TD run * Yankee Stadium (1st report w/ photos) This 100+ page Sunday newspaper has one column headings on the front page of the sport's section (inside, near back) that include: "NOTRE DAME DEFEATS ARMY, 7-0, AS ELDER MAKES 96-YARD RUN" "85,000 See Fleet Back Intercept Pass for Touchdown on Frozen Stadium Field" and more with related photos. Also a nice banner headline on page 3 of the sport's section that reads: "Notre Dame Defeats Army, 7 to 0, Before 80,000 as Elder Makes 96-Yard Run" with many subheads, another related photo and stats. Loads of text here, too much to ... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2018 15:16

$78.00
160753

Early America & Greenland 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969037528

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 19, 1767 * Early America Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The History of Greenland, Containing a Description of the Country & its Inhabitants...", continued in future issues. Page 2 has half column of news items headed "America", as well as: "An Extract from Obilby's Account of America" which is about South America. Another page has nearly a full column of news from America (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:31

$26.00
160751

Best STEPHEN BOYD Irish Film Actor "Ben-Hur" DEATH 1977 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372204744696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 3, 1977 * Stephen Boyd death (1st report) * Irish actor - "Ben-Hur" fame * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has a two column heading: "Actor Stephen Boyd Dies of Apparent Heart Attack" with subhead and photo. (see) Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-30, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:28

$46.00
160733

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372204718735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, March 29, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Update on the great plague (rare) Front page news from "Spain" includes: "The Queen of Spain in Acknowledgment of the good services and fidelity of the Servants and Family of the Late King....". From "Venice" is a report stating, in part: "We have very great probability that our Fleet by this arrived at Candia, the Navy' having been ready long since at Pharos...". On the reverse is news from "Lisbon" stating: "We are Very impatient to hear what success his Majesty of England's Ambassador hath had in the mediating od a Peace between us and Spaine...". By far the most historic content in this issue is a... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2018 14:53

$244.00
160708

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391968276126

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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. T... See More  

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Ends February 23, 2018 15:42

$125.00
160700

Best RICHARD HARRIS Irish Film Actor & Singer DEATH 2002 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391968262040

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 26, 2002 * Richard Harris death (1st report) * Irish actor and singer * Best title to be had ? The front page has a small photo with tiny heading: "Richard Harris Dies" Page 18 of section B has a banner headline: "Richard Harris, 72; Irish Actor Described as an and a Giant of the Old School" with 4 related photos. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first & B sections with pages 1-28 & B1-B24, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2018 15:33

$57.00
160590

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391965016722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 6, 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2018 15:23

$52.00
160586

NOTRE DAME STADIUM Fighting Irish Football OPENS 1st Ever Game in 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372199418348

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 4, 1930 * Notre Dame Stadium opening * 1st ever game (day of) - Fighting Irish * NCAA College football - "Touchdown Jesus" fame The sport's section (page 17) has a one column heading: "ROCKNE PUTS HIS NEW TEAM TO HARD TEST" with subheads and small photo of Knute Rockne. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning with some wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 18, 2018 15:14

$42.00
160493

Early 1718 Newspaper 18th Century LONDON GAZETTE Before Revolutionary War UK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391963323314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1718 * Early 18th century This issue is 300 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe and more. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete single sheet newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches in nice condition. Historical Background: "When in the autumn of 1665 Charles II sought shelter in Oxford from the Great Plague, he and his courtiers wanted newspapers to read, yet feared to touch "The Intelligencer" or "The News," which, coming from London, might be infected. Therefore Le... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:08

$30.00
160491

Early America Reporting 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372197410214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 26, 1767 * Early America Inside has most of a column headed: "America" with datelines from Philadelphia and New York (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:05

$26.00
160489

SIEGE OF LILLE War of the Spanish Succession in France 1708 BROADSIDE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372197407580

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Here is a very rare broadside on the siege of Lisle (or Lille) in 1708, with the heading reading: "Earlly this Morning Came in a Mail from Holland, which brought the following Advices." above which would be the dateline, reading "Whitehall, September 25, 1708" however over half of this is trimmed off (see). This was a pivotal battle in the 1708 campaign of the War of Spanish Succession. Verifying the date is the issue of "The London Gazette" dated September 23 - 27, 1708 which was attached to this broadside and is offered separately. It was typical that such "extra" editions were published between the dates of the regular editions. Both the newspaper and the broadside have datelined reports afte... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:02

$165.00
160484

ELECTRIC LIGHT PATENT NO. 237,732 Thomas A. Edison Menlo Park 1881 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391963318416

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 19, 1881 * Thomas Alva Edison * Electric light patent # Near the back is an inconspicuous yet very significant item under the list of: "Index of Inventions For Which Letters Patent of the United States were Granted in the Week Ending Feb. 15, 1881" is an entry reading: "Electric light, T.A. Edison.....237,732". This was the patent given to Thomas Edison for the light bulb, certainly one of his most famous inventions and one which transformed lifestyles for everyone. Also in this issue is an article: "A Reception of Professor Bell" which was given for him by the mayor & corporation of Brantford, England (see photos). The balance of the issue is taken up w... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2018 07:53

$94.00
160480

Boxer SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Middleweight Boxing Title Fight TURPIN 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196802359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 13, 1951 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randolph Turpin * Famous middleweight rematch title fight The front page has a two column heading: "Ray Robinson Stops Randy Turpin in 10th To Ragain Ring Title" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In London, Robinson lost the world middleweight title to British boxer Randolph Turpin in a sensational bout. Three months later in a rematch in front of 60,000 fans at the Polo Grounds, he knocked Turpin out in ten rounds to re... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:51

$67.00
160473

Very EARLY Rare WOMAN Publisher OBSERVATOR London 337 Years Old 1681 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962903280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OBSERVATOR, London, November 22, 1681 * Woman publisher This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. Done in a dialogue format, between Whig & Tory. This early single sheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing, but the most intriguing aspect of this issue is that the imprint at the bottom of the back page reads: "London, Printed for Joanna Brome, at the Gun in S. Paul's Church-yard." I believe this to be the earliest periodical we have offered published by a woman. Could it be the earliest woman publisher to be found within a newspaper? Single sheet, 8 by 13 inches... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:22

$42.00
160470

1st Australopithecus africanus HUMAN - APE SKULL Fossil Discovery 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962899200

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 1925 * Raymond Dart - anthropologist * Australopithecus africanus discovery * Extinct hominin - human & ape The front page has a one column heading "THINKS NEW SKULL LINKS MAN AND APE" with subheads: "Australopihecus Africanus." " Older Than the 'Java Man'" " London Expert Hopes It May Carry Back Human History to Period Hiterto Unknown" (see) There is also mention of Darwin's Theory in this as well. ] Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, light even toning, some margin wear with small tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:12

$47.00
160449

Very 1st BOMBING OF BERLIN Germany by RAF Airplanes Bombers 1940 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196572874

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 26, 1940 * 1st bombing of Berlin Germany * RAF bombers airplanes * Battle of Britain continues * World War II - WWII The front page has a five column headline: "BERLIN RAIDED BY BRITISH PLANES; NAZIS CONTINUE LONDON ATTACKS; LOSE 39 PLANES IN DAY'S AIR DUELS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the very first air attack on the city of Berlin during World War II. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription ... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:09

$45.00
160447

GENERAL WILLAM HOWE Replaces Thomas Gage 1775 Revolutionary War U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196569845

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Nov. 4, 1775 * General William Howe takes over command Pages 1, 2, and 3 contains a series of letters to and from Governor Thomas Gage, who had recently been recalled to England, giving up his command of British forces in America to Gen. Howe. Each is signed by him in type, and one--which appears on the front page--gives a warning to his people with his closing remark: "...hope that the people will recover from their delusion, and discover, before it is too late, that the government they want to subvert is the surest guardian of their lives, property, and freedom." Pg. 3 report tells of the British forces burning the town of Falmouth,... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:05

$440.00
160429

Storage PRESENTATION CASE - 17"x14" Archival & Acid-Free - Great for Newspapers!


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962289309

Storage PRESENTATION CASE - 17"x14" Archival & Acid-Free (holds from 10-20 documents/newspapers/etc.) This is the appropriate Presentation Case to hold "timhu's" issues calling for a $9 (Medium-Size) folder. Black semi flexible cover. Convenient inside pocket. One inch black multi-ring mechanism. Nylon zipper enclosure for added protection. Spine-mounted handle allows pages to hang downward to avoid wrinkling. Includes 10 archival polyester pages with black inter-leaf for display of two newspapers per page. Binder sizes determined by the size of the archival pages (Actual binders are slightly larger). This listing is for an acid-free storage binder (presentation case) which is designed to hold material up to 17" by 14" - the size neede... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2018 15:03

$85.00
160422

SMALL - $6 Acid-Free Storage Folder for TIMHU Newspaper (varied 10x7" to 14x10")


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962221163

SMALL - $6 Acid-Free Storage Folder for a TIMHU Newspaper! Acid-Free Protection For Your SMALL Newspaper Select Only If Our Listing Calls For A $6 Folder! The acid-free folder is a SMALL folder - perfect for London Gazettes, Gentleman's Magazines, London Chronicles, Observators, etc., and is designed to accompany a newspaper purchased from us (timhu - History's Newsstand - Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers) which calls for a $6 folder. The size of the actual folder sent will be slightly larger than the newspaper purchased and will be appropriately sized by our staff. The folder we select will range anywhere from 10"x7" to 14"x10", depending upon the ne... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2018 13:00

$6.00
160415

GEORGE HARRISON The Beatles Liverpool English Rock Band DEATH 2001 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962132650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NEWS, New York, Nov. 30, 2001 * George Harrison death (1st report) * The Beatles - English rock band The front page has a nice color photo with heading: "GEORGE HARRISON 1943-2001; Cancer Claims The Quiet Beatle" with more inside. Nice to have in this famous NYC tabloid publication. Complete in 40 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 14, 2018 10:15

$20.00
160376

EARLY LIFE INSURANCE Industry Regulations 18th Century London UK 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960352545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 19, 1774 The back page has a curious article: "The following is an Abstract of the Act for Regulating Insurances Upon Lives". An early item on regulating the life insurance industry (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches,rubbing to the front leaf causes some holes and loss of text but the rest of the issue is in nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:35

$22.00
160355

MORDECAI MANUEL NOAH Ararat,City of Refuge at Grand Island JEWS 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191496033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHRISTIAN MIRROR, Portland, Maine, Sept. 16, 1825 * Mordecai Manuel Noah * Ararat, City of Refuge The top of pg. 2 has a brief yet notable item: "Hebrew City--During the present month the erection of the new city of Ararat will be commenced with masonic and military ceremonies on Grand Isle, N.Y. facing the Grant Canal." This was the effort the famed Jewish leader/politician/patriot Mordecai Manuel Noah, and effort which would never come to fruition. Page 2 also has a short item on the London Jews' Society (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various foxing, otherwise good.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:11

$37.00
160354

Rare & Very Famous BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Pennsylvania Gazette Imprint 1765 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959831085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE, January 3, 1765 * Most famous of newspapers * Benjamin Franklin (rare) This is perhaps one of the most famous newspapers of the colonial era, almost entirely because it was printed by the partnership of Franklin & Hall as indicated by the imprint at the bottom of the back page which lists him by name, and identifies him as the Postmaster as well: "Printed by B. FRANKLIN, Post-Master, and D. HALL, at the New-Printing-Office, near the Market." (see) Franklin's imprint only appeared in the Pennsylvania Gazette through 1765. Among page 2 reports from London: "Yesterday morning 42 convicts, men and women, were carried from Newgate, and put on board a lighter at Black-fry... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:10

$2,950.00
160307

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391958554217

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

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Ends February 08, 2018 11:48

$34.00
160284

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391957934119

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

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:55

$4,300.00
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