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160590

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391965016722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 6, 1669 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a ... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2018 15:23

$52.00
160586

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372199418348

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

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Ends February 18, 2018 15:14

$42.00
160565

BATTLE OF BRITAIN London Airplane Bombings NAZIS 1940 World War II Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391964783911

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1940 * Battle of Britain * London, England bombings * World War II - WWII The front page has a three column headline: "BRITISH PLANES RAID NAZI BATTERIES AND INLAND OBJECTIVES" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the 1st air bombings on London during the Battle of Britain. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2018 08:04

$38.00
160493

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391963323314

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

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:08

$30.00
160491

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372197410214

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

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:05

$26.00
160489

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372197407580

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

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:02

$165.00
160484

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391963318416

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

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Ends February 16, 2018 07:53

$94.00
160480

Boxer SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Middleweight Boxing Title Fight TURPIN 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196802359

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

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:51

$67.00
160474

EARLY Rare 17th Century 326 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1691 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196797538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 25, 1691 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a ... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:43

$32.00
160473

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962903280

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

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:22

$42.00
160470

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962899200

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

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:12

$47.00
160449

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196572874

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

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:09

$45.00
160447

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196569845

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

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:05

$440.00
160429

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962289309

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

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Ends February 14, 2018 15:03

$85.00
160422

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962221163

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

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Ends February 14, 2018 13:00

$6.00
160415

GEORGE HARRISON The Beatles Liverpool English Rock Band DEATH 2001 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962132650

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

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Ends February 14, 2018 10:15

$20.00
160376

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960352545

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

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:35

$22.00
160355

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191496033

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

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:11

$37.00
160354

Rare & Very Famous BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Pennsylvania Gazette Imprint 1765 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959831085

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

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:10

$2,950.00
160307

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391958554217

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

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Ends February 08, 2018 11:48

$34.00
160284

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391957934119

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

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:55

$4,300.00
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
160198

(2) Prince Mahai MICHAEL I OF ROMANIA Becomes Boy King 1927 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183543677

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 20 & 21, 1927 * Ferdinand I of Romania death * Prince Mahai becomes Michael I * King of Romania The top of the front page of the July 20th issue has a three column headline: "King Ferdinand of Rumania Dies; Victim of Cancer; Last Act Stabilizes Government" with subheads and photo. (see) The July 21st issues has a two column heading: "Nation Pledges Faith in Boy Ruler of Rumania; Country Mourns Ferdinand" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Prince Mihai becoming King of Romania and the death of Ferdinand I of Romania. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Each issue is complete with 14 & 16 pages, tiny binding holes... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 12:34

$40.00
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
160574

NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish ARMY Jack Elder Interception TD1929 Football Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372199156883

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

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Ends January 26, 2018 09:29

$69.99
160572

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


eBay Auction Item # 391964826899

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

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Ends January 26, 2018 09:00

$27.00
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
160535

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


eBay Auction Item # 372198343266

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 January 25, 2018 10:11

$39.99
160533

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


eBay Auction Item # 391964120142

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

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Ends January 25, 2018 09:56

$24.99
160516

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


eBay Auction Item # 391963486160

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 January 24, 2018 13:08

$49.99
160507

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


eBay Auction Item # 391963387951

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 January 24, 2018 10:11

$99.99
160504

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1674 London England Gazette


eBay Auction Item # 372197480791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 17, 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 b... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2018 09:53

$34.99
160498

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


eBay Auction Item # 391963338228

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 January 24, 2018 08:44

$224.99
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
160017

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372173109919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 12, 1782 * American Revolutionary War Era * 18th century from The Enemy Page 2 has a post-surrender report noting: "...from ...Earl Cornwallis, make mention that it is not his intention to return to this country until he has effected the entire exchange of the unfortunate veterans who shared captivity with him at York Town....". Most of another page is taken up with a "Chronological Table of Facts in the Order of Time for the Year 1781" which has many events on the revolutionary War. It includes: "October 17. Lord Cornwallis began to treat with Gen. Washington about a surrender at York Town. 19th: Articles of Capitulation signed between Lord Cornwallis ... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:38

$46.00
160016

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949369849

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 15, 1778 * American Revolutionary War Era * 18th century from The Enemy Page 2 has several items relating to the Revolutionary War including: "...were gone to the West Indies...in hopes of destroying this expedition of the British troops...was compelled to leave the harbour of Boston for want of provisions..." and "...from Carolina...reports that the inhabitants of that province had come to an unanimous resolution to embrace the terms lately offered by the British Commissioners...instructing their delegates to move for a general peace with Great Britain & without delay..." plus a letter from New York, as well as another letter from Dublin noting: "...th... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:37

$52.00
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
159983

Great MASTHEAD Engraving Very RARE 18th Century London England 1723 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171539047

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ORIGINAL LONDON POST OR, HEATHCOTE'S INTELLIGENCE, London, England, Dec. 20, 1723 * Great masthead engraving * Very rare title A rare title with the text running continuously from issue to issue, the lead sentence is the completion of the last sentence from the previous issue. This was done by several periodicals during this period to avoid the tax on newspapers. This format classified it as a pamphlet, and therefore no tax was required. According to Crane and Kaye this title is not held by any American institution. Complete as a single sheet newspaper,11 by 7 inches, with a very handsome and decorative masthead (see). Some light browning at the margins, very nice & very displayable.

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:42

$58.00
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
159964

Rare NASHUA NH Hillsborough County New Hampshire New England 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948556146

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NASHUA WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, New Hampshire, June 7, 1839 * Hillsborough County * Rare title This newspaper has news of the with several interesting advertisements. Decorative masthead. Complete in 4 pages, very light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:53

$27.00
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
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