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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
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
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
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
160282

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391957928463

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757 Among the inside pages is a quite lengthy & detailed article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years, with a particular journal of the Siege & Surrender of Oswego" with this text taking over six pages (see photos for portions). This text also includes a report headed "Account of the Surrender of Fort Granville" & "Col. Armstrong's Success against Kittanning". Included as well is a very nice half page map headed: "Plan of the Forts Ontario and Oswego with Part of the River Onondago and Lake Ontario", including a key to the noted points on the map (see photos). The more significant item in this issue is the... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:41

$540.00
160281

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372188424470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Dec. 4, 1665 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * The black plague This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Plus this is the #6 issue. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published simultaneously in Oxford & London and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. The content is entirely ... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:38

$670.00
160280

ROCHESTER CASTLE Kent England Plate Print & Early Eskimos Indians 1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372188422829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1772 * Rochester Castle at Kent, South East England print This is the end of year "supplemental" issue to this famous title, containing on the front page the title with date, plus the list of the contents which includes: "Description...of the Esquimaux [Eskimo] Indians..." which is very descriptive of them and takes over a full page. Also in the issue are: "An Historical Account of a Late Revolution in France" "Account of the Revenues of Bengal" "...Uncommon Diseases of the Ear" "Mode of Raising & Paying the Church-Money in America" and more. Included is a nice full page plate of "Rochester Castle", actually called for in the December issue bu... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:35

$37.00
160217

BUFFALO BILL CODY Wild West West Show Frederic Remington PRINT 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183703082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1892 * Buffalo Bill Cody * Fredric Remington * Wild West show print The full ftpg. is a nice print of: "Mrs. Grover Cleveland". Inside has a nice full page montage of prints by Frederic Remington: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in London--The Cossacks & Guachos", including part of a poster which shows Buffalo Bill himself. A nice full page "The Last Load" is by A.B. Frost; a full page "Columbian Exposition - Interior of Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building, Showing Base of One of the Great Arches"; doublepage centerfold "Americans in Paris"; full page "With the Militia at Buffalo" contains many illustrations; full page "The Cliffs at Grand Manan, Ne... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:44

$53.00
160142

MAULANA MOHAMMAD ALI JOUHAR Indian Muslim Islam Leader DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178249032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1931 * Maulana Mohammad Ali Jouhar death * 1st report - Muslim leader - Khilafat movement Page 7 has one column headings that include: "MUHAMMAD ALI DIES AT TASK IN LONDON" "Indian Moslem Leader Defied Death to Attend Parley to Win Autonomy for Nation" "PENNED PLEA WHILE DYING" and more. (see) First report coverage on the death of Maulana Mohammad Ali. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning a the margins, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2018 15:32

$40.00
160134

JAMES JOYCE DEATH Irish Novelist Writer & Poet "Ulysses" Fame 1941 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178234730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 13, 1941 * James Joyce death (1st report) * Irish novelist and poet * "Ulysses" fame The front page has a one column heading: "NOVELIST JOYCE DIES FOLLOWING SWISS OPERATION'" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light inked in red letters is the word "Redeemed" (see) near the top of the front page, light toning along the central fold, a little spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends January 27, 2018 15:11

$47.00
160065

Rare & Early 1709 ANTIQUE Tatler British Newspaper by Famed ADDISON & STEELE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372176523499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TATLER, London, Dec. 1, 1709 * Rare 18th century title * Addison & Steele fame This newspaper was founded in this year by Richard Steele who used the nom de plume "Isaac Bickerstaff, Esquire", the first such consistently adopted journalistic persona. Steele's idea was to publish the news and gossip heard in London coffeehouses, hence the title, leaving the subject of politics to the newspapers. To assure complete coverage of local gossip, a reporter was typically placed in each of the city's popular coffeehouseswith datelines from such. But this issue is datelines: "From my own Apartment, November 30". A great issue for bibliophiles as the front page has an article in which great rag... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2018 14:00

$53.00
160049

Early CHARLESTON SC South Carolina Pre Revolutionary War 1767 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391951152380

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 10, 1767 * Early America report * Pre-Revolutionary War The back page has one paragraph with news from Charleston, South Carolina, noting: "...upwards of 40 Cherokee families having been cut off & their homes burnt by a sudden irruption of the Creeks and Choctaws..." and a bit more (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2018 13:20

$27.00
160018

Very Rare 17th Century PROTESTANT 335 Years Old 1682 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949370508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE IMPARTIAL PROTESTANT MERCURY, London, England, Feb. 7, 1681/2 (year is dependent upon which calendar was used at the time) This single-sheet newspaper is a fascinating paper published during this time of struggle between Catholics and Protestants in government. Measures 7 by 11 1/2 inches, very ice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:40

$235.00
160014

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949368647

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, Nov. 18, 1718 * Rare title The front page begins with a report noting: "...to get ready...a flotilla for Vera Cruz...whose lading was to be fruit...should not be done till the year 1719 by reason of the superabundance of goods yet remaining in New Spain...these vessels should bring back the returns of fruit & commodities still unsold in the West Indies...". Somewhat uncommon to find reports concerning the "new world" in period newspapers. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 15 inches, handsome engravings in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:33

$59.00
160013

WAR OF 1812 BEGINS Declaration of War United States vs. Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949368027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, June 26, 1812 * War of 1812 start * Declaration of war On page 3 near the top of the second column is A Proclamation issued by President James Madison confirming the Congress declaration of war against Great Britain, stating in part: "...Now therefore, I JAMES MADISON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the same..." The Proclamation, dated June 12, 1812, is signed in type: James Madison and James Monroe, the Secretary of State. Previous to the Proclamation is: "An Act issued by Congress Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the dependencies thereof, and the United States of ... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:30

$215.00
159982

Very Early GEORGE WASHINGTON Colonel in French & Indian War 1754 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171537277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1754 * Very early George Washington (age 22) Among the early reports on the French & Indian War, is a very rare mention of colonel George Washington when he was just 22 years old. The report is a continued one, headed: "Account of Our Affairs in America" and the text includes: "...On the other side the French have this season reaped a crop of corn from the lands on the borders of the Ohio which will be sufficient to subsist the troops with which they are carrying on their invasions till the next year. Col. Washington with 400 men having encamped in a wood at the great meadows on the Ohio, & defeated a party of French that had been dispatched to inter... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:40

$285.00
159980

Rare & Early BRITISH 18th Century St. James's 1720 Old London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171532010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ST. JAMES'S EVENING POST, London, July 19, 1720 * Rare 18th century title An uncommon title from such an early date. News reports from various corners of Europe including "London". Several advertisements, plus page 3 has a "Postscript" for recently-received news. The back page is entirely blank. Four pages, 7 3/4 by 9 1/2 inches, a paper flaw in the back leaf effects no text, minor archival mend at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:34

$57.00
159961

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA w/ re. End of Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948554500

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 5, 1783 * Rare title w/ great masthead * re. End of the Revolutionary War * Jewish financier Isaac Franks Page 2 has a note that there were still serious concerns about possible alliances with England, with: "...the state of Virginia...earnestly recommended to all the good citizens of that commonwealth 'That in all future elections of representatives & officers of trust & power, caution be used that no foreigner or native who may give cause of sucpicion that he is attached to the interesting of Great Britain....& that they be guardedly careful to elect..decided & unequivocal proofs of his attachment to te cause of America (a... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:49

$230.00
159956

Unusual BENJAMIN FRANKLIN False Death Report 2 Years Prior 1788 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948553057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin * False death report Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his character...one of the most extraordinary any age or country has produced..." with a bit more. Franklin actually died over two years later, in April, 1790. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, small binding slits at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:42

$52.00
159955

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948552416

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-MAN, London, May 14, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings Quite similar in format to the 'Post-Boy' which we offer, but a much more scarce title. Two nice engravings in the masthead. The front page has various news items with datelines from Genoa, Brussels, Plymouth and the Hague & elsewhere, while the back page is taken up entirely with advertisements save for a report on stock prices. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 13 3/4 inches, very nice condition. A displayable newspaper.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:41

$82.00
159873

Actor and Director WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR Shot Dead Murder 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391946059412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1922 * William Desmond Taylor shot dead The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "MOVIE DIRECTOR FOUND MURDERED IN LOS ANGELES" "William Desmond Taylor of The Famous Players Is Shot Dead in His Home" "Jealousy May Be Motive" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day. 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 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: William Desmon... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 15:02

$52.00
159832

NATHAN HALE HANGING Hanged Revolutionary War American Soldier 1776 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167221561

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, December 2, 1776 * Hanging of Nathan Hale - American Revolutionary War * "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" fame The front page has an exceedingly significant--albeit brief & inconspicuous--report of an event known by any student of American history. In a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York is: "...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 ... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 07:58

$620.00
159826

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167213641

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 20 pages, irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 07:45

$42.00
159792

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets NCAA College Football 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944950695

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 17, 1935 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame * NCAA college football * Loads of text w/ photos The front page of this section has a a nice banner headline: "80,000 SEE NOTRE DAME TIE ARMY IN LAST MINUTE, 6-6" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Nice for display. Page 3 of this section has a banner headline: "Notre Dame Stages Sensational Rally to Tie Army in Final Minute, 6-6" with lineups, stats and three more photos. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:15

$42.00
159788

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK Voyage & Western Hemisphere (America) MAP 1773 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944948992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1773 * Captain James Cook * North America map Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map which accompanies the lengthy article: "Epitome of Lieut. Cooke's Voyage Round the World", showing most of North America, all of South America down to Cape Horn, and even portions of West Africa, Spain, France & England. Notice the shape of Florida & California. This map folds out to 9 3/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition with a bit of light offsetting from being folded into itself for over 200 years (see). The article takes nearly 7 pages and begins: "The voyage abounds with so many interesting & entertaining particulars, r... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:10

$325.00
159786

NON-IMPORTATION AGREEMENT People of Boston Hoping it Works 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165807599

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 2, 1769 * Non-Importation agreement Page 2 has a brief item headed: "America" from New York (see), and the back page has a letter from Connecticut to a gentleman in Boston noting: "The public spirited & generous union & conduct of the merchants respecting non-importation are, & deserve to be greatly applauded, & will be had in honorable remembrance to late posterity whether they effect the noble end propos'd or not; though I have no doubt but persisted in a little longer, they will be happy means of procuring America the redress of grievances & freeing her & the Mother Country from the fatal effects of oppressive & arbitrary measures." (see) Eight page... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:07

$38.00
159784

Rare 17th Century NEWSBOOK London 1659 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944946198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: "THE PUBLICK INTELLIGENCER, Communicating the Chief Occurrences & Proceedings Within the Dominions of England, Scotland, and Ireland: Together with an Account of Affaires from Severall Parts of Europe.", London, August 1, 1659 * Very rare 17th century item Certainly one of the less common newsbooks from the 17th century. Newsbooks were the predecessors of today's newspapers, done in small size with one column yet published on a regular interval & each issue numbered and dated. As the title suggests this issue is filled with news reports from all corners of Europe, most concerning military affairs. This is from the closing period of the English Civil War with various items on the troubles ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:04

$545.00
159716

TO THE PEOPLE OF CANADA General William Hull Proclamation War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163989541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, Aug. 8, 1812 * General William Hull proclamation * To the inhabitants of Canada Page 2 begins with "OFFICIAL - By William Hull...A Proclamation" to the inhabitants of Canada which includes near the beginning: "After 30 years of peace & prosperity the United States have been driven to arms...left them no alternative but manly resistance or unconditional submission. The army under my command has invaded your country & the standard of Union now waves over the territory of Canada...it brings neither danger nor difficulty. I come to find enemies, not to make them. I come to protect, not to injure you...". This takes nearly half of the page. This is followed by "General Orders"... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:36

$39.00
159708

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON ENGLAND 1739 Old Original British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163978090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON EVENING-POST, England, Dec. 18, 1739 An early issue of this rather famous British title. Various news items from Europe, mostly from the United Kingdom. A wealth of ads as well. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archivally rejoined at the spine, 10 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:19

$47.00
159699

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Fighting Irish Last Football Game Coached 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163971247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 14, 1930 * New York Giants vs. Norte Dame Fighting Irish * Charity football game for NYC unemployed * Knute Rockne's last game ( day of) The top of page 4 of this section has a banner headline: "Giants and Notre Dame All-Stars to Meet for Charity at Polo Grounds Today" with subheads and two related photos. (see) This was to be Knute Rockne's very last football game coached prior to his fatal airplane crash. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:06

$40.00
159635

ROBERT MORRIS United States Superintendent of Finance Resignation 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941915747

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENERAL EVENING POST, London, April 29, 1783 * Robert Morris to resign * U.S. Superintendent of Finance The front page has a nice report from "America" concerning the resignation of the famed patriot Robert Morris from the position of Superintendent of Finance for the fledgling federal government. Included is a letter from him in which he says he will resign on May 1 (see). Page 3 mentions that Congress has granted: "...a very large tract of country in Carolina to the Marquis de la Fayette." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:43

$48.00
159626

EARLY Rare 17th Century 335 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1682 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160806316

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

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:48

$42.00
159625

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 348 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160805545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 10, 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 January 06, 2018 15:47

$52.00
159609

WILLIAM KNIGHTSMITH English Toastmaster Red Long Tailcoat DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941533241

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

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:20

$38.00
159590

Rare 18th Century MARYLAND SLAVE Print & Girl Soldier Hannah Snell 1750 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941315877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1750 * Rare engraving of a Maryland slave * Woman soldier Hannah Snell This issue features a full page plate of two Africans, one of whom, named Job, spent some time in Maryland as a slave, as noted in a brief article which includes: "...he was seized & carried to Joar where he was sold to Capt. Pyke, who...carried him to Maryland and sold him to a planter. Here Job lived about a year without being once beat by his master..." with a bit more, including mention of Mr. Oglethorpe and Georgia as well (see). There is also an article which describes the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia. A page contains at the bottom an illustration of a co... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:17

$165.00
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