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156823

TREATY OF PEACE Rev. War Ends John Adams & Benjamin Franklin Signs 1783 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878745980

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1783 * The Treaty Of Peace (partial) * John Adams and Ben Franklin (block) signatures * Reports from New York, Philadelphia, and Charleston Included is a portion of text headed: "The Definitive Treaty between Great Britain & the United States of America, signed at Paris, the 3rd day of Sept. 1783" the text being just the beginning & ending of the Treaty, not the complete text (see photos). It ends with Article X and includes the signatures (in type) of John Adams, B. Franklin, and John Jay (see photos for this complete report). Further on is a section headed: "American Intelligence" which includes a report concerning finances, signed in type:... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 14:14

$145.00
156720

Calling for the ANNAPOLIS CONVENTION Pre Federal Constitution 1786 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877945270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 25, 1786 * Annapolis Convention called for * Pre Constitutional Convention The front page contains a very historic report, headed: "America - From the Virginia Gazette" with a Richmond, Januaryh 26 dateline. It provides the details of what would become known as the Annapolis Convention, beginning: "In the House of Delegatee, Jan. 21, 1786, resolved, that Edmund Randolph, James Madison, Water Jones...and George Mason, Esqrs. be appointed Commissioners who...shall meet such commissioners...by the other States in union...to take into consideration the trade of the United States..." with much more (see). History tells us that it was on this date of Januar... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:22

$165.00
156717

FRENCH and INDIAN WAR American Forts Diagrams w/ Description 1755 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877942275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: (discounted price) THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1755 * Diagrams of three American forts * The French & Indian War A 4 page article headed: "An Account of the British Trade & Settlements in North America from the French of Mons. Dumont, one of the Commissioners on the Part of the King of France for settling the Limits of the English & French Colonies in N. America." This is a terrific article on the early settlements of America by the contending nations of England & France & the troubles which brewed between them. It takes over 4 pages. Subheads at the top of the pages are: "New History of Hudson's Bay" and "Discovery & Settlement of Newfoundland and "French & English Contend for i... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:18

$75.00
156716

FORT STANWIX Sir John Johnson Siege Revolutionary War 1779 Old British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372062528168

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1779 * Ben Franklin's book is reviewed (brief) * Fort Stanwix report * Captain Cook's ships observed? Near the back is a review of a book titled: "Political, Miscellaneous, & Philosophical Pieces, Written by Benjamin Franklin..." (see image). Some talk of "American News" near the back, with mention that: "...Fort Stanwix was surprized & taken by Sir John Johnson...at the head of 1500 loyalists & Indian warriors; that there were only 100 rebel troops in the garrison...that a convoy of provisions & warlike stores were intercepted in going to the rebel army sufficient to supply the loyalists in that garrison during the winter." (see). Another rep... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:16

$65.00
156690

Letter to George Washington re: Owning Slaves Thomas Paine 1797 London Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877003002

Shown is an original & historic old publication, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, October, 1797 * Letter to Thomas Paine * Letter to George Washington regarding his keeping of slaves Among the many articles under "Review of New Publications" is: "A Letter to the Infamous Tom Paine, in Answer to His Letter to Gen. Washington, by Peter Porcupine." this is followed by: "Expostulatory Letter to George Washington, of Mount Vernon, in Virginia, on His Continuing to be a Proprietor of Slaves, by Edward Rushton". Near the back is news headed: "America, West Indies, etc." with much from the Caribbean, but also a report from Philadelphia concerning the spread of the Yellow Fever (see photos). Lacking all three plates called for. Complete ... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 15:20

$55.00
156641

PRINCESS DIANA's Tragic Death Report 1997 London Newspaper Chased by Paparazzi


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372060368696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OBSERVER, London, August 31, 1997 (pgs. 1-4, 19-22) * Princess Diana's Tragic Death * Candle in the Wind The six-column, 2-line headline reads: "Di reported dead with Dodi on Paris car crash", with subhead: "Tragedy happens during chase by press", with a large photo and supporting text. The inside has additional coverage and another large photo (see images). Great to have this tragic event in a London newspaper. Included are only pages 1-4 and 19-22, but quite displayable, and in very nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2017 14:05

$60.00
156612

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed in 1776 HISTORIC Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372060083150

Shown is an original & historic old periodical, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1776 * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain It would be difficult to argue for a more important document in American history than the Declaration of Independence. It remains a desire of most collectors to find an issue containing reference to it, and ultimately a contemporary printing of the actual document. With American newspaper printings commanding $50,000 or more in nice condition, here is an opportunity for a period printing at a very reasonable price. The title/contents page of this issue, with a decorative engraving, includes: "Declaration of American Independency 361" referencing the p... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2017 07:54

$3,995.00
156332

GEORGE WASHINGTON Becomes General & Commander-in-Chief Again 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864676224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Aug. 20, 1798 * George Washington commissioned by John Adams * Lieutenant general & Commander-in-chief once again The front page has several reports from England, one makes a mention that: "...the sincere desire of the Executive Directory to avert, by every means, the commencement of hostilities between France and America..." with a bit more. Another item reports: "...accounts from America, dated at New York...We are happy to find that the American journals of that date confirm the appointment of General Washington as Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States of America. The greatest preparations are making for war th... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:29

$55.00
156320

Historic Yacht "AMERICA" 1st America's Cup Construction PRINT 1851 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864665197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 15, 1851 * 1st America's Cup close * Construction of yacht "America" The front page contains what is perhaps the earliest print of the American yacht named "America" to be found, captioned: "Yacht Building at New York to Compete with the English Yachts at Cowes". At this early point in its construction it was yet to be named, but it would be called the 'America', the namesake of the famous America's Cup race. Reference to this illustration is made in the August 9 issue, in which it is called the 'America'. There is a related article on page 2 titled: "New American Yacht" which notes in part: "...Her construction is on a novel principle...This... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:12

$137.00
156286

PRINCESS DIANA Death Chased by Poparazzi 1997 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372044776273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, August 31, 1997 * Diana - Princess of Wales * Tragic death from auto accident - being chased by paparazzi This 14 page, 1st section only newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "Car Crash Kills Princess Diana" with subheads and related photos. More inside (see images). This coverage tells of the tragic death of one of the most beloved figures of the late 20th century. This is the complete 1st section (only)., and is in good condition (see images). wikipedia notes: On 31 August 1997, Diana died after a car crash in the Pont de l'Alma road tunnel in Paris along with Dodi Al-Fayed and the acting security manager of the Hôtel Ritz Pa... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2017 11:46

$40.00
156138

Rare 18th Century 1715 Newspaper Nice Masthead Engravings & William Read Death


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859164334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, May 26, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings * William Read death * Occultist - itinerant quack A handsome issue with the two nice, detailed engravings in the masthead. The back page has a brief item: "The same day, Sir William Read, his Majesty's Ocultist in Chief, died at Rochester; he was the most expert of all those of his profession." See this hyperlink for more on this fascinating man, who Wikisource calls an itinerant quack. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:22

$59.00
156028

Nice MASTHEAD Engraving 18th Century London England SATIRE 1753 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372032844531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, London, England, Feb. 15, 1753 This is an interesting six page newspaper which only lasted for four years, devoted to satirizing the vices and follies of the fashionable world rather than reporting the news of the day. Nice woodcut in the masthead of a man writing in a book while looking at a globe. Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:20

$28.00
156024

ADOLPH HITLER England Blockade Nazis Proclamation 1940 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391854687886

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, August 17, 1940 * Adolph Hitler orders blockade on Great Britain * London bombed by Germans The front page has a two column heading: "HITLER CLAIMS FULL BLOCKADE IN FORCE FOR ENGLISH WATERS" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:15

$30.00
155870

PITHOLE PA Pennsylvania Ghost Town OIL & More 1865 Reconstruction Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026480290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 24, 1865 * Pithole, Pennsylvania & more The back page begins with: "THE PETROLEUM FIELDS" "Survey of the Venango Region" "Personnel of the Excursion" "At Corry" "Down to Oil Creek" "Pithole" and more, the reporting taking 1 1/3 columns. Also within: "THE FENIAN CONGRESS" "The Irish Republic Recognized" "Texas" "The Freedmen And The Bureau" and a baseball game report (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:13

$35.00
155855

1789 Rules of Cricket Establsihed - British Publication - Gambling on Game Rare


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026085637

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 28, 1789 * A cornerstone issue for any cricket collection The article is titled: "Cricket" which contains within a subtitle reading: "Laws of the Game" which takes the majority of the article. There is another smaller subhead reading: "Betts" which mentions wagering on the game. The prefatory paragraph reads: "This game, at present so fashionable, and at all times so creditable and manly, will, it is feared, receive a check from the variable state of the weather. While the frequent showers, however, are preventing cricket from being played so often as it otherwise would, it may not be amiss to compensate to inexperienced batsmen and bowlers for the loss t... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 08:53

$2,600.00
155841

EMILIO CARRANZA Mexico Mexican Aviator Airplane Crash KILLED 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849603987

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 14, 1928 * Emilio Carranza killed * Mexican aviator - airplane * "Lindbergh of Mexico" The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Carranza Is Killed in Crash; Body Found in Berry Patch; Believed Victim of Lightning" with subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage on famous Mexican aviator, Emilio Carranza, killed in a airplane crash in New Jersey. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:25

$38.00
155815

Great ATLANTIC OCEAN West Indies Carribbean RARE 18th Century 1740 Foldout MAP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372024882667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1740 * Early and rare 18th century map * Atlantic Ocean - West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "A New Map or Chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean, with part of Europe, Africa, and America: Shewing the Course of the Galleons, Flota etc. to and from the West Indies." This map shows the majority of the Atlantic Ocean as well as all of England, Spain, portions of France and Western Africa, the Canary Islands, the Azores, and the eastern portion of the Caribbean Islands, a bit of South America, and all of Newfoundland & the surrounding islands. There is a very large & exceedingly decorative en... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:30

$495.00
155801

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Fighting Irish FOOTBALL Coach KILLED 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848455051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1931 * Knute Rockne death * Notre Dame head football coach * Airplane crash Page 3 begins with column heads: "UNABLE TO FATHOM ROCKNE PLANE CRASH" "Craft was In Distress" "Structural Strain Seen" and more (see). The sports section has a banner headline: "Rockne's Death Described As National Loss in Tribute by President Hoover with many related subheads. Complete in 56 pages, some browning near the margins, a little margin chipping, generally in good condition.

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:39

$72.00
155776

1784 Map of Asia & North America - Captain James Cook - Original & Historic


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372022804140

Shown is an original & historic map from within a 1784 publication, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, 1784 * Map of North America (north west coast) and Asia (north eat coast) * Captain James Cook - 1778 & 1779 This "supplemental" issue produced at the end of the year begins with a nearly 6 page article: "A Summary Account of the Various Advantages Resulting from the Voyages of Discovery, Undertaken & Performed during the Present Reign: With an Accurate Chart of the N.W. Coast of America, and N.E. Coast of Asia, as Explored by the Captains Cook and Clerke in the Years 1778 and 1779." This lengthy article has considerable detail on the famed Captain Cook's exploration of this part of the world. Certainly the best feature is ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2017 15:40

$255.00
155752

JIMI HENDRIX Best Rock Guitarist Fame Singer Drug Overdose DEATH 1970 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845411783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, September 19, 1970 * Jimi Hendrix dies in London of apparent drug overdose * One of the best (if not the best) guitar players of all time The front page has a small one mention with an accompanying photo announcing the death of the beloved guitarist, Jimi Hendrix. Page six has the 3-column heading: "Rock Star Jimi Hendrix Dies in London; Age 27", with supporting text (see images). Hendrix stands among only a few whose names are synonymous with the cultural shift of the 1960's. The newspaper is complete in 22 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 15:16

$175.00
155744

Best AVA GARDNER Hollywood Movie Film Actress Singer DEATH 1990 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845350511

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 26, 1990 * Ava Gardner death (1st report) * Movie - film actress & singer * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the ftpg. has an article headed: "Ava Gardner, Sultry Film Star, Dies at 67 in London." and includes a photo of her. The article carries over to page 22 where there are 2 more photos of her, with husbands Mickey Rooney and Frank Sinatra. 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 August 20, 2017 13:44

$93.00
155635

ADMIRAL JOHN BYNG DEATH Royal Navy & Early Electricity Study 1757 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372017924517

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1757 * Early regarding electricity * Much on the death of Admiral John Byng The first article is: "State of our African Settlements" taking over a full page. Other articles include: "Utility of a Tax Upon Dogs" "Remarks on the Expected Comet" "New Properties of Electricity" "Circumstantial Account of the Death of Admiral Byng" which takes over 2 pages; and many other items. There are a few brief items from or about America but nothing of significance. Included is a plate called for which is a foldout (see). Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches with a full title/contents page which includes an engraving of St. John's Gate, very nice condition. A ve... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:27

$54.00
155582

Rare BRITISH 18th Century 1792 Old London England Newspaper w/ Red Tax Stamp


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372016932565

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 11, 1792 * Rare 18th century title * Early Native Americans * Red tax stamp Page 3 has news items headed "Philadelphia" and "New York" the former including: "...45 Indians of distinction from the Norther Tribes of the Six Nations arrived in this city..." and also: "The inhabitants of Georgia are apprehensive of a rupture with the Creek Indians..." (see). Four pages, never-trimmed, wide margins, red tax stamp on the ftpg., bit of ftpg. foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:19

$29.00
155581

Historic TREATY OF PARIS American Revolutionary War ENDS w/ Peace 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391842489484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 30, 1783 * Historic Treaty of Paris (peace) * End of the Revolutionary War Taking all of the front page & most of page two is perhaps the most significant document of the Revolutionary War era, being the complete text of the Treaty of Paris ending the war, formally headed at the top of the first column: "The Definitive Treaty between Great Britain & the United States of America, signed at Paris, the 3d Day of September, 1783". This document formally ended the Revolutionary War & is inclusive of all ten Articles with the signatures in type of John Adams, B. Franklin, David Hartley and John Jay (see). Following this historic document are two additional do... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:18

$1,950.00
155554

Early LILLIE LANGTRY Jersey Lily London Actress PHOTO 1893 American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015988621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 16, 1893 * Actress Lily Langtry A periodical fashioned after 'Harper's Weekly' but not nearly as successful. Inside has a photo of "Lily Langtry" with text beginning: "The notorious Lily Langtry was to have cut a figure in a lawsuit involving the late 'Squire' Abingdon's estate...". See the hyperlink for much on Lily Langtry. Complete issue, still with original outer wrappers, 9 3/4 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:49

$67.00
155537

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841585606

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history * Flight across the Atlantic Ocean * Airplane "Friendship" Page 14 has one column headings: " MISS EARHART BUYS LADY HEATH'S PLANE" "Plans Tour of America in the Machine That Flew From Cape Town to England" and more with two photos. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of honor in England just after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:20

$53.00
155536

Physicist ALBERT EINSTEIN Theory of Relativity SPACE & MATTER 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841584342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1930 * Professor Albert Einstein * Theory of space as matter Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Einstein in England Offers Another Theory, That Space Is Eating Matter, Reversing Events" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:19

$68.00
155414

Polar Explorer ROALD AMUNDSEN Death Official AIRPLANE Latham 47 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372011028879

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, September 1, 1928 * Roald Amundsen death confirmed * Norwegian polar - arctic explorer The front page has a three column headline: "Find Amundsen Plane Float; Off Dangerous Norway Point; First Clue to Fate of Six" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the official death of Roald Amundsen. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 11, 2017 15:55

$36.00
155397

(3) 18th Century MAPS North America & More French and Indian War 1758 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010690932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1758 * 3 nice 18th century maps * French and Indian War The prime feature of this issue would be the three maps included, although only one is called for (other two meant for the Supplement). One is a very nice foldout map titled within the cartouche: "A Map of the New Continent According to its Greatest Diametrical length from the River la Plata to beyond the Lake of the Assimiboils" (see). This map shows both North and South America. North America is somewhat crudely done, particularly the West, obviously due to limited familiarity of that part of the world (see). This map measures 8 1/2 by 10 inches and is in great condition. The second map is... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:56

$225.00
155348

1686 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 331 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009652741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 10, 1686 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a n... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 06:56

$38.00
155347

EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1674 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009652252

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 3, 1674 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 06:55

$47.00
155346

EARLY Rare 17th Century 331 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1686 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391837183298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 8, 1686 * 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 would ... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 06:54

$42.00
155345

Very EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England 1674 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009650960

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 14, 1674 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would ... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 06:52

$47.00
155336

EARLY Rare 17th Century 331 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1686 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372008785142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 14, 1686 * 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 would... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2017 10:05

$42.00
155333

EARLY Rare 17th Century 334 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1683 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372008781276

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 13, 1683 * 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 August 09, 2017 10:02

$42.00
155332

Very EARLY Rare 17th Century 342 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England 1675 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372008779967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, October 25, 1675 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2017 10:00

$42.00
155266

(4) SCOTLAND PA Pennsylvania Industrial School Gettysburg War 1907 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372003836160

Shown are 4 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Pennsylvania An in-house newspaper of this school which is a "Member of the Pennsylvania Commission of Soldiers' Orphan Schools", which by definition seemed to focus on those orphaned by military action. The school still exists today, however is being dissolved after 114 years of existence. Given its close proximity to Gettysburg and its connection to the military, It is not surprising that much of the content is reflective on the various battles, memorials, heroes, etc. from the Civil War, each with front page war-related content. Here is a collection of 4 issues, dated October 11, 1906; July 25, Aug. 8, Sept. 26, 1907. Each is complete in 4 pages and in nice ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2017 15:51

$30.00
155205

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391829053125

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 20, 1767 * Early America An inside page has half a column headed: "America" with reports from New York & Philadelphia (see). The balance of the issue is taken up with various reports from Europe from just 8 years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Many advertisements as well. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:34

$26.00
155201

18th century 1747 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371998282783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1747 * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: ...for the Better Adjusting & More Easy Recovery of the Wages of certain Servants; & for the better Regulation of such Servants & of certain Apprentices." Six pages, 11 1/2 by 6 7/8 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:25

$39.00
155200

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371998282121

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

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:24

$73.00
155197

Unusual PEDESTRIANISM Man vs. Horse Racewalking Wagering Match 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997195730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, Nov. 12, 1791 Inside has an interesting article: "Extraordinary Walking Match", as pedestrianism was a sport at the time. It mentions: "...a match between Cotterel, the celebrated walker, and a horse belonging to Mr. Ryley, which was wagered to walk against him, for 20 miles..." with details of the man vs. horse walking match. (see). Eightpages, 8 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:53

$46.00
155196

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997194789

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, May 5, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings The front page begins with a letter from William Sharpe, governor in the Caribbean Islands, concerning the need to continue with prison sentences. Other news of the day with the back page taken up with advertisements & notices. Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, handsome masthead with 2 engravings, various dirtiness, generally good.

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:51

$43.00
155193

Very EARLY Rare 1691 OBSERVATOR London England British Newspaper 326 Years Old


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997190987

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS REFORMATUS, OR THE NEW OBSERVATOR, London, England, June 19, 1691 * 17th century original * Rare title A quite uncommon newspaper done in question/answer format, whereby a topic, or topics, are raised and then discussed. The topics indicated under the masthead in this issue are: 1. One would have expected the French King in person at this time as the Head of his Army. 2. The Unaccountable Methods of that King about the taking of Mons. 3. How disappointed in the late Attempt upon Leige. 4. A new Invention of the French Court about Reducing Towns to their Obedience. 5. And how ridiculous. Several advertisements on the back page. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 12 3/4 inche... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:46

$94.00
155183

MAHATMA GANDHI Mohandas Karamchand INDIA Independence & Home Rule 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828348356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, September 16, 1931 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi * Fight for India's independence * The Mahatma The front page has a one column heading: "GANDHI FEARS DEFEAT, WAR"(see) Coverage on the Second Round Table Conference in London. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:24

$35.00
155151

Rare 18th Century NORFOLK Norwich East Anglia England 1795 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996218674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORFOLK CHRONICLE OR NORWICH GAZETTE, England, Sept. 5, 1795 * Rare 18th Century title As would be imagine almost all the content is British, or at least European. Page 2 is mostly taken up with: "Capture of a Dutch Frigate". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few small holes, full red tax stamp on the ftpg., good condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 14:50

$27.00
155145

Rare BOSTON City View PRINT & Ratify United States Constitution 1787 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996194393

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, December, 1787 * United States Constitution ratification (PA & DE) * Rare Boston, Massachusetts city view engraving This title has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, having begun in September, 1786 and lasting until December, 1792. The most notable content is actually the very rare foldout map titled: "A View of the Town of Boston, the Capital of New England" which measures 7 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches. Due to its desirability this map is almost always lacking. Rare to find it included. This map is archivally backed for strengthening & has some foxing to the left edge (see). The first article in this issue is: "A Description of Boston... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 14:24

$1,250.00
155143

LIZZIE BORDEN Axe Hatchet Murders Fall River Massachusetts CASE 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996120595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, September 5, 1892 * Lizzie Borden in jail for hatchet murders in Fall River, Massachusetts * John L. Sullivan arrives in New Orleans, unawares his title reign is about to come to an end The bottom of the front page has a brief article with a one column heading: "The Borden Murder Mystery" (see image for text). Although brief, it is nice to have a Lizzy Borden mention on the front page. Also included, in an unrelated article, is front page coverage of the famed boxer John L. Sullivan's arrival in New Orleans. This was only a few days prior to the Boston Strong Boy's defeat at the hand of "Gentleman Jim" Corbett, a loss which would end his 10+ year reign as th... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 13:09

$55.00
155138

Extremely RARE 1665 Gazette 17th Century OXFORD London England PLAGUE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996050399

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, London, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #19 * 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. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 11:57

$730.00
155122

EXCURSION STEAMER VICTORIA Capsized at London Ontario Canada 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371995966794

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRI-WEEKLY FREE PRESS, Detroit, May 25, 1881 * Excursion steamer Victoria disaster * London, Ontario, Canada The front page has a one column heading: "TERRIBLE CALAMITY" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 10:37

$29.00
155117

MAHATMA GANDHI Mohandas Karamchand Kingsley Hall Radio SPEECH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827547846

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 14, 1931 * Mahatma Gandhi visits London * Kingsley Hall radio speech The front page has one column headings that include: "GANDHI IN RADIO PLEA ASKS AMERICA TO AID" "India Shows World Way to Peace in Her Non-Violent Struggle for Freedom, He Says" and more. Complete text of his speech on page 6. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 33 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribe... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 10:22

$37.00
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