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150506

BABE RUTH Bambino New York Yankees Becoming a MLB Baseball IDOL 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391653983796

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, Sept. 29, 1923 * Babe Ruth making his mark in MLB * New York Yankees - Yanks The top of the sports page has a one column head: "Ruth May Add To His Laurels" as his .385 batting average is close to surpassing Harry Heilmann's .395. "...Babe, however, is secure in home run honors with 38 and is so far in front as a scorer...". Also on this page is: "Unassisted Triple Play A Hummer" by George Burns, just the third such play in all of Major League Baseball. Complete in 14 pages, small binding holes near the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 06:43

$43.00
150495

DANIEL SHAYS Shays' Rebellion Perpetrators ENDING ? Massachusetts 1787 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391653375304

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 17, 1787 * Daniel Shays & rebellion perpetrators * Shays' Rebellion ending ? The back page has a report on the Shays' Rebellion noting: "...that Gen. Lincoln was continuing to disperse the insurgents in the state of Massachusetts, that Shays was said to be nearly deserted by all his followers;...that he has still 1500 men with him...issued a proclamation offering a reward for apprehending D. Shays, Luke Day, Adam Wheeler, and Eli Parson as principal abettors & supporters of a rebellion against the dignity, authority & government of the commonwealth of Massachusetts." Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2017 14:30

$43.00
150464

CAPTAIN JAMES MOORE Family Abbs Valley Virginia MASSACRE Indians 1787 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391652355272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 14, 1787 * Massacre of Captain James Moore & his family in Abbs Valley Page 2 has a report: "The divisions & disaffection of the people of North America...rendered it necessary for Congress to adopt some mode which might tend to unite the several states together; for which purpose they began by the massacre of the Indian Chiefs who had assembled in their usual manner to hold a general council. In consequence of this massacre...." followed by details of the noted massacre of Captain James Moore & his family in Abbs Valley, details of which are found at this hyperlink. Another page has a letter from New York which notes: "...We carry on a great skin tra... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:42

$46.00
150443

Early & Rare 18th Century TRUE BRITON Singlesheet 1723 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391652336113

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TRUE BRITON, London, Sept. 9, 1723 * Early 18th century A quite uncommon single sheet newspaper which has comparatively large lettering in the masthead. Rather than present news reports, this newspaper is almost entirely editorial, with much on politics. The back page includes an "Advertisement". Complete as a single sheet, irregular at the spine & a bit close-trimmed at the spine affecting a few letters in the back page ad only. Red tax stamp to the back page.

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:26

$35.00
150410

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371813355145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 6, 1862 * Rare rebel title Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The prime feature of the front page is an extremely detailed, round by round account of: "The Great Prize Fight" which went 251 rounds and three hours and two minutes. Also on the front page: "Yankee Bombast" "Supplies & material of Railroads" and: "Another Stampede of Slaves" which tells of their escape (see). More war-related news is found on the inside pages with the always interesting editorial, plus news items from Europe with subheads: "The Probabilities of A War--England Repudiates the 'Stone' Blockade--the English Press on Lincoln's... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2017 14:41

$62.00
150405

CREEK INDIANS Nation Native Americans in Georgia TREATY ? 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371813351584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 20, 1787 * Creek Indians Nation - Georgia The front page has a report noting: "...that the Indian war which threatened the province of Georgia, is happily blown over as a treaty was concluded with the Creeks. The principal articles of the treaty are..." with more on these details (see), carrying over to pg. 2. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2017 14:34

$34.00
150329

AGA KHAN III Bahram Thoroughbred Racehorse Racing Epsom Derby Win 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648389774

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1935 * Aga Khan III thoroughbred racehorse Bahram * Wins Epsom Derby - Surrey, England UK * Sir Sultan Mahommed Shah Page 27 has a seven column headline: "250,000 Watch the Aga Khan's Bahram Annex Epsom Downs Derby" with subheads and photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather th... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2017 15:09

$33.00
150270

SILVER JUBLIEE King George V & Queen Mary of Teck CELEBRATION 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391647677480

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1935 * Silver Jubilee celebration in United Kingdom * King George V and Queen Mary of Teck The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BRITAIN ACCLAIMS RULER IN PAGEANT UNSURPASSED IN HISTORY OF THE EMPIRE" with subheads. (see) Much more on the following pages with 2 related photos. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Giv... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2017 15:51

$33.00
150260

JESSE OWENS Negro Star Suspended w/ Photo & BERLIN OLYMPICS Ends 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371809594381

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 17, 1936 * Negro star athlete Jesse Owens suspended * Berlin Olympic games come to an end Unusual that the front page has a sports headline, this being a 2 column heading: "A.A.U. Suspends Owens; He Refused to Go on Tour" with subhead: "Coach Charges Sports Body Cares Only 'for Its 10%' -- All Indications Are the Olympic Hero Will Turn Professional" with much text which carries over to the sports page. (inside) Here the article continues: "Owens Suspended; Ready to Turn Pro" with a two column photo of "Larry Snyder [his coach] and Jesse Owens in London yesterday." The sports page also has a banner headline: "Olympic Flame Is Extinguished in Picturesque Ceremony Unde... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2017 15:29

$65.00
150225

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1728 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646809643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, Aug. 15, 1728 * Rare title A displayable issue with the two masthead engravings, plus the very decorative first letter of the text (see). The ftpg. has brief mention of ships: "...from Philadelphia, with corn..." and another ship from Maryland. The back page has a curious item concerning the death of a man (see). Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, partial red tax stamp on bkpg., nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:16

$48.00
150223

Rare 18th Century LONDON England 1755 Old Original UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808642401

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNOISSEUR "By Mr. Town [pseud.], Critic, and Censor-General", London, Dec. 11, 1755 * Rare 18th century British title A weekly paper which lasted about 2 1/2 years as a "commoner's" counterpart to "The World" [which we sell as well], a periodical of about the same time which dealt more with the interests of aristocrats. James Boswell says in his "Life of Johnson", "...I mentioned the periodical paper called 'THE CONNOISSEUR'. He said it wanted matter. — No doubt it had not the deep thinking of Johnson's writings. But surely it has just views of the surface of life, and a very sprightly manner. His opinion of 'THE WORLD' was not much higher than of 'THE CONNOISSEUR'..." The f... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:13

$36.00
150166

JIM MOLLISON 1st West-to-East Trans-Atlantic Ocean Solo FLIGHT in 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646127490

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Arizona, August 20, 1932 * Jim Mollison makes it * Airplane - aviation * 1st solo Atlantic flight (W to E) The front page has a banner headline: "LONDON FLYER MAKES NEW BRUNSWICK SAFELY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean from West to East. Maybe not as significant as Lindbergh's flight but still a aviation first. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, Light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 05, 2017 15:25

$42.00
150049

ORANGEMEN RIOTS Irish Protestants & Catholics New York City 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371803878880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1870 * Orange Riots ( 1st of two) * New York City * Irish Protestants & Catholics The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "BLOODY RIOT" "The Feud Between the Orangemen and the Catholics Renewed" "Terrible Fight At elm Park" "A Picnic Party of Protestant Irishmen Assailed" and more. (see) First report coverage on the 1st of two Orange Riots in New York City between Irish Protestants "Orangmen" and Irish Catholics. Text takes up 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:23

$27.00
149996

Rare 18th Century FLYING POST w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1715 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371802400840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLYING-POST: OR, THE POSTS-MASTER, London, June 9, 1715 * 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 4 or 5 in the past 40 years. Filled with various reports from Europe, plus the back page has some content concerning the Jacobite Rebellion rising of 1715 (see), several advertisements as well. Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, partial tax stamp in an upper margins, great condition.

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Ends December 29, 2016 15:41

$189.00
149986

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Liddell Hargreaves Arrives in America & Photo 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371802389658

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1932 * Alice Liddell Hargreaves visits America * Alice in Wonderland fame * The Mad Hatter Page 17 has a one column heading: "REAL ALICE PREFERS THE CHESHIRE CAT" with subheads and photo of Liddell arriving from England. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Also on the same page is: "'MAD HATTER' MAD? MILLIKAN DOUBTS IT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 29, 2016 15:21

$47.00
149906

REYNOLDSTOWN Thoroughbred Racehorse win GRAN NATIONAL Horse Race 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371799009985

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1935 * Grand National horse race (steeplechase) * Reynoldstown thoroughbred racehorse The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "250,000 See Reynoldstown, Ridden by Owner's Son, Win the Grand National" with subheads and two photos. (see) First report coverage on 1935 Grand National horse race at Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain ver... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:12

$33.00
149877

AUGUSTA, LADY GREGORY Irish Playwright writer & Folklorist DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371798960721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1932 * Augusta, Lady Gregory death * Irish playwright & folklorist * Amelia Earhart's recent solo flight Page 19 has a one column heading: "LADY GREGORY DEAD; IRISH PLAYWRIGHT" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Augusta, Lady Gregory, Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals wer... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:30

$38.00
149875

CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD Very Rare Pirate Death Sentence COMMANDEER 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634362300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A MONTHLY ACCOUNT OF THE PRESENT STATE OF AFFAIRS, (London), June, 1700 * Captain William Kidd * Given death sentence A quite rare monthly publication, this likely being the first we have offered in 40 years. Crane & Kaye notes that no American institution has any issue of this title, and only one is recorded in Europe, being the March, 1700 issue. As the title notes, the content report the various reports throughout Europe in the past 30 days. The format has the heading of the article in the margin (see). Certainly the most notable report is the back page article with column heading: "19 Pyrates Condemn'd". It reads: "On the same day was held a session of the Court of Admiralty at the ... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:27

$2,350.00
149867

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti-British 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631652093

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE, AND UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, March 2, 1767 * Rare Colonial title * American taxation Much of the front page is taken up with a very lengthy letter concerning the theater in America and elsewhere. Page 3 has a letter from London with criticism towards George Grenville with one bit noting: "...they bribed them to be quiet; that the evil ought to be probed to the very bottom & the real causes of our present situation out to be explored...To this G--v--le replied that he having endeavoured to make our Colonies in America contribute to the support of government, they had bribed them to be quiet by a total repeal of that law, and that it was very strange they would not do tha... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:27

$188.00
149845

GOLDFIELD NV Esmeralda County Nevada Boomtown FIRE Disaster 1923 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796735567

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 7, 1923 * Goldfield, Nevada * Fire disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "$1,500,000 FIRE WIPES OUT LAST OF BOOM TOWNS" with subhead. (see) wikipedia notes: In 1923, a fire caused by a moonshine still explosion destroyed most of the town's flammable buildings. Some brick and stone buildings from before the fire remain, including the hotel and the high school. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 23, 2016 07:20

$33.00
149835

THOMAS PAINE at French National Convention August 1, 1794 Gentleman's Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631310432

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1794 * 18th century vindication of Free-Masonry * Thomas Paine kicked out of the French National Convention * Great 18th century print of Arundel Castle The most noteworthy content is a lengthy article on: "Proceedings of the National Convention in France" includes: "...Thomas Paine, with all the other foreigners, was expelled from the Convention by a Decree...". Also included are: "Vindication of the Principles of Free-Masonry", "Remarks on Free Thinking", "General Paoli's Speech at Furiani", "Sir Gilbert Elliot's Speech in the General Assembly of Corsica", and more. Included are the 3 full page plates called for including one showin... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 06:56

$40.00
149598

ELI WHITNEY Cotton Gin Invention & Andrew Jackson INDIANS 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789423131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23, 1818 * Inventor Eli Whitney * Cotton Gin invention An extremely significant back page report is headed: "Labor Saving Machinery" includes: "There is now annually raised...with Mr. Whitney's machine, about one hundred millions of pounds of short staple cotton. To pick that quality by hand...before his invention would require the constant labor of 330,000 workers...". (see photos). Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin revolutionized the cotton industry. Before his invention farming cotton required hundreds of man-hours to separate the cottonseed from the raw cotton fibers. His machine could generate up to fifty pounds of cleaned cot... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:24

$42.00
149596

AMELIA EARHART 1st Transatlantic Airplane Flight Solo PHOTOS 1932 NY Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623219615

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROTOGRAVURE section only of the New York Times, June 5, 1932 * Amelia Earhart - transatlantic flight * 1st woman to achieve in airplane solo The front page of this rotogravure section has eight related photos (full page) concerning Amelia Earhart's recent solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. One photos shows the 1st person to greet Earhart on the farm in Ireland. Great for display. Six pages, a little margin wear with tape mend along the right margin, otherwise good.

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:20

$37.00
149569

SOUTH SEA COMPANY British Stock Creation in Rare 1711 Post Boy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789134719

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, May 5, 1711 The front page has a very notable and historic report concerning the creation of the South Sea Company (see hyperlink for details). The report from London notes: 'The Parliament beyond all expectation having found a fund to satisfy the Great Debt upon the nation, amounting to above nine millions, and to settle a trade to the South Seas in the Spanish West Indies, which must be of the highest advantage to the nation; the universal joy of this was express'd by bonfires and ringing of bells last Thursday night." (see images). Single sheet with two handsome engravings in the masthead, 8 1/2 by 14 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2016 08:16

$280.00
149545

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620973167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1934 * MacRobertson Trophy Air Race * London to Melbourne airplane event * Melbourne Centenary celebrations * Jim and Amy Mollison photo The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MOLLISONS' LEAD IN RACE IMPERILED BY FAULT OF PLANE" with subheads. (see) More on page 26 with related pictorial. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2016 15:50

$33.00
149538

BATTLE OF HIGHBURY Famous England vs. Italy Soccer Football Match 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620969331

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1934 * Battle of Highbury * FIFA World Cup match * England vs. Italy soccer * Arsenal Stadium The sport's section (page 30) has a one column heading: "ENGLAND TRIUMPHS AT SOCCER, 3-2" with subheads and lineups. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rat... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 15:40

$33.00
149355

EARLY BALLOONING 18th Century w/ Red Tax Stamp 1786 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391618279684

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CHRONICLE & LONDON ADVERTISER, England, Sept. 21, 1786 Page 2 has an interesting--and early--account of a balloon ascension in Salisbury, but was cut short to dis dismay of the 10,000 who were witnesses, noting: "...Thus ended an exhibition...who retired much disappointed and not a little incensed." (see) Four pages, red tax stamp on the front page, untrimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends December 08, 2016 13:07

$28.00
149335

JOHN SACKVILLE LABATT London Ontario Brewing Co. Beer KIDNAPPING 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391618044182

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1934 * John Sackville Labatt kidnapping * Labatt brwing company president * London, Ontario, Canada - Beer The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FINGERPRINT FOUND AS THE FIRST CLUE TO LABATT CAPTOR" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the John Sackville Labatt kidnapping, president of the Labatt brewing company. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than indi... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 09:17

$33.00
149301

Extremely RARE 17th Century ORANGE Gazette London England OLD UK 1689 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391617456515

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ORANGE GAZETTE, London, February 5, 1688/9 (issue #9 of 18) * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had An exceedingly rare newspaper which lasted but 18 issues about which very little is known. Crane & Kaye notes only two institutions have any issues of this title, and neither have all 18. This newspaper logically was created in celebration of the arrival of the Prince of Orange to the throne, to be King William III when he would be coronated several months later. (London Gazette notes his arrival in London in its Dec. 24, 1688 issue, and his coronation in its April 15, 1689 issue) The back page has a report noting: "...the Lord Mayor's Hall...by directions of the Lord Dartmouth are... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2016 15:39

$1,590.00
149256

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371781091839

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

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:30

$340.00
149253

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371781088410

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

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:23

$29.00
149168

Rare 17th Century ENGLAND United Kingdom 1659 Newsbook During English Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371779284686

Shown is an original & historic old newsbook, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER OF THE COMMONWEALTH, Faithfully Communicating all Affairs both Martial and Civil. London, June 14, 1659 (year is in the imprint at the bottom of the back page). * Very rare 17th century periodical * English Civil War era This is just the second issue of this very rare newsbook title we have encountered. This is item 2125 in the Crane & Kaye bibliography: "A Census of British Newspapers & Periodicals, 1620-1800" which notes that this title is not held by any American institution. An exceedingly rare issue as such. This was printed during the English Civil War and as such has a great wealth of military-themed content. Complete in 8 pages, 5 by 7 1/4 inches, ver... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:29

$1,250.00
149167

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371779284371

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

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:28

$135.00
149118

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371778362503

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

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Ends December 01, 2016 08:56

$168.00
148952

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391606359998

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

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:55

$44.00
148917

PHILADELPHIA YELLOW FEVER EPIDEMIC Mosquitoes Infection Deaths 1798 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391606291607

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

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:00

$32.00
148714

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391599959327

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1931 * Comedian actor Charlie Chaplin * Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Gandhi Realizes His Wish to Meet Chaplin; Comedian Kneels With Mahatma at Devotions" (see) First report coverage on Charlie Chaplin meeting Mahatma Gandhi in London, England. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 8 has a one column heading: "GANDHI SEEKS A KEY TO COMMUNAL ISSUE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage ... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2016 12:55

$42.00
148713

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371767520107

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

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Ends November 18, 2016 12:54

$42.00
148611

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391598197079

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

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:21

$56.00
148604

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391598187158

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

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:08

$27.00
148567

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595810786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1934 * Ronald Munro, 1st Viscount Novar death * Governor-General of Australia The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "LORD NOVAR DIES IN SCOTLAND AT 74" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Ronald Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar, Scottish politician and the sixth Governor-General of Australia. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 13, 2016 14:13

$33.00
148545

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595780129

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

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Ends November 13, 2016 13:35

$45.00
148536

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595652201

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

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Ends November 13, 2016 10:40

$34.00
148528

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595641179

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

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Ends November 13, 2016 10:27

$45.00
148493

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371761283246

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

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Ends November 11, 2016 14:22

$190.00
148425

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371760369000

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

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:19

$45.00
148423

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391592161906

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

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:17

$60.00
148301

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371755308218

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

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:30

$97.00
148291

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371755292423

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

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:08

$345.00
148231

re. AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Shipping to Europe Restrictions Eased 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391583513159

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

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Ends November 03, 2016 15:33

$42.00
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