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STATUE OF LIBERTY Bartholdi's Sculpture Construction TORCH Print 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067393064

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 20, 1885 * Statue of Liberty construction The full ftpg. is a print of: "The New Aquatic Wonder--The Steam-Yacht 'Stilletto' ...". Inside prints include; "Kansas--The Transfer of the Nez Perces--Indians Boarding a Train at Arkansas City for their Old Home in Idaho" "The Celebrated California Race-Horse, 'Tyrant' "; a great fullpg of: "The Torch of The Statue of Liberty As It Will Appear When Completed on Bedloe's Island" with a related article; a fullpg. of; "The Late Victor Hugo--Scene at his Bedside During His Last Hours"; a halfpg. horse race print at Sheepshead Bay, New York; a print of "Dickinson College at Carlisle" and more. Sixteen pages, n... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 13:44

$58.00
164654

STATUE OF LIBERTY Bartholdi's Sculpture Arrives in NYC PRINTS 1885 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372340222823

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 13, 1885 * Statue of Liberty arrives in NYC * Frederic Auguste Bartholdi The front page is taken up with 3 prints concerning the Statue of Liberty, the largest: "Official Presentation of the Statue of 'Liberty Enlightening the World', Paris, July 4th, 1884", another showing the sectional view of the Statue, and the other a portrait of Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi. Inside has a related article titled: "Bartholdi's Colossus" (see). Sixteen pages, a few minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends July 18, 2018 13:43

$83.00
164653

STATUE OF LIBERTY Bartholdi's Sculpture Construction Ended PRINTS 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067392158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 13, 1885 * Completed construction of the Statue of Liberty The entire front page is a great, detailed illustration captioned: "The Statue Of Liberty As It Will Appear When Completed" showing it on its pedestal on Bedloe's Island, New York harbor. Inside has 1 1/2 pages of text and prints on the Statue, several showing the: "Elevation, Plans, and Sections of Pedestal, Showing Method of Anchoring the Statue" as well as showing the structural steel within the statue. A very nice issue offering a preview to the world, over a year before its dedication in 1886. Lacking an inside leaf which had no Statue of Liberty content. Fourteen of 16 pages present, nice c... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 13:43

$72.00
164634

Captain JAMES COOK Voyage Discoveries w/ MAP Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336940060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1776 * Captain James Cook * Discoveries map * Great year to have (1776) This issue includes a lengthy article (3+ pages) on Captain Cook and the: "Resolution's Voyage on Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere". Accompanying this article is a rare full page map titled: "Part of the Tropical Discoveries of the Resolution Sloop, Captain Cook in 1774, Referred to in p. 119" and page 119 is the mentioned article. The map measures 5 by 8 1/4 inches, is a bit irregular at the right margin and close-trimmed at the bottom affecting the border but not the map. Another unrelated map is called for but is lacking. Lengthy text on: "Account of the Proceedings of ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:45

$380.00
164633

Rare Very Early ST. AUGUSTINE FLORIDA Foldout MAP & Charleston SC 1740 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065580444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1740 * St. Augustine, Florida foldout map Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "A View of the Town and Castle of St. Augustine, & the English Camp before it June 20, 1740" which is a very nice print showing the castle along the Matanza River plus the position of various ships, troops, and other features noted in the key beneath the print (see). The map measures 7 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, and is in very nice condition. A very early map of St. Augustine & the vicinity. This map is referenced in the title/contents page verifying the date & that it belongs to this issue. Another noteworthy item is fou... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:45

$235.00
164632

JOHN ADAMS Acts of Congress & Thomas Truxton Resignation 1799 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065579855

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 17, 1799 * President John Adams * Thomas Truxton The front page has two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type: John Adams, one concerning "...distillers of Geneva" and the other: "An Act to regulate the Medical Establishment". The ftpg. also has: "Capt. Truxton's Resignation" which carries over to pg. 2 (see). Four pages, some dark staining, wear at the margins, irregular & partially loose at the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:44

$52.00
164631

Early 19th Century EVANGELICAL Religion Hartford CT Connecticut 1802 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336938897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT EVANGELICAL MAGAZINE, (Hartford), May, 1802 As the title would suggest, content is almost exclusively religious. As noted in Mott's "History & Bibliography Of American Magazines": "...its profits to go to missionary endeavors in the new American settlements, and among the heathen...". The first article is: "The Natural Evidence of the Goodness of God" which takes nearly 9 pages. Among other articles: "On the Forgiveness of Sin" & "Revival of Religion in Vermont". Complete in 40 pages, half title page, disbound, 4 3/4 by 8 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:43

$29.00
164630

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Archibald Montgomery Expedition Cherokees 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065578390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 25, 1760 * French and Indian War * The Cherokee War * Archibald Montgomerie Page 2 has nearly a column of reporting headed: "America" with datelines from Boston and Crown Point containing nice reports on the French & Indian War, a few bits including: "...an English sloop had demolished a small French fort...We hear that the Indians behaved well...& carry on trade very peaceably...from the army at Oswego...that General Monckton, from Fort Pittsbourg [Pittsburgh] had joined General Amherst at Oswego...to proceed on the intended expedition against Montreal..." and so much more (see). But the best content would be the terrific and very detailed account o... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:42

$64.00
164629

PATNA MASSACRE Indian & Johnson Hall Native Americans Indians 1764 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065578051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 16, 1764 An inside page has a letter: "...from Ispamahad" in India, which mentions the Patna Massacre. The same page has: "...a letter from Johnson Hall, America..." which concerns trouble with Indians, including: "I have now upon service 400 friendly Indians who will be able to free your province from the incursions of the Delawares. The Senecas have been so greatly alarmed at the bodies of Indians sent out...". Also another letter datelined "New York" concerning a skirmish with Indians (see). There is also a report from the New York Mercury containing a letter which references the Treaty of Peace of Feb. 10, 1764 (see). Another page has: "Letters from New Yor... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:42

$43.00
164628

Re. BOSTON TEA PARTY Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1774 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065577518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 25, 1774 * Referencing the Boston Tea Party * Pre Revolutionary War tensions The back page has an inconspicuous yet interesting reference to the Boston Tea Party, with: "It is currently reported that the late disturbances in North America, respecting the teas, will be taken into consideration by a great assembly." Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:40

$48.00
164627

Best 1929 STOCK MARKET CRASH Wall Street Disaster in New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065577154

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 31, 1929 * Stock market crash of 1929 - Wall Street * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred A notable issue of the desired "Times" from the week of the infamous stock market crash in 1929. The front page 3 column headline offers an unfortunate reassuring report of current events with: "STOCKS MOUNT IN STRONG ALL-DAY RALLY; ROCKEFELLER BUYING HEARTENS MARKET; 2 DAY CLOSING ORDERED TO EASE STRAIN." There are related subheads as well including: "Gains Up to 36 Points" "Prices Climb Steadily..." "Buying Orders Pour In" "All Parts of Country Purchase Heavily..." and more (see). Pages 2 & 3 have similarly optimistic reports including: "Weary ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:39

$645.00
164626

Outlaws Jesse & Frank JAMES BROTHERS Hunted Logan County Kentucky 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065576783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 1, 1881 * Jesse & Frank James - outlaws * Adairville, Logan County, Kentucky Near the bottom of pg. 2 has; "The James Boys in Kentucky" concerning attempts for their capture, noting in part: "....an organized effort was made Friday night to capture the James brothers in Logan County, near Adairsville. It had been rumored for several days that the robbers were in that neighborhood...". Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:39

$37.00
164624

WINECOFF HOTEL FIRE Deadliest (Ellis) Disaster Atlanta GA Georgia 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336932631

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, Dec. 7, 1946 * Winecoff Hotel fire * Atlanta Georgia GA * Early 1st report on same day The front page has a nice banner headline: "122 PERISH IN ATLANTA HOTEL FIRE" with subheads that include: "Many Leap To Death From The Flaming Structure" and more (see). A very early, same day report, likely why no photos were available. Complete in 16 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: Hostelry Winecoff is best known for a fire that occurred there on December 7, 1946, in which 119 people died. It remains the deadliest hotel fire in U.S. history, and prompted many changes in building codes. Guests at the ho... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:33

$82.00
164623

DEBBIE REYNOLDS 1952 SINGIN' IN THE RAIN 1st Opening Day AD Newspaper Gene Kelly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336931868

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1952 * Famous movie "Singin' in the Rain" * Opening day advertisement * Gene Kelly - Debbie Reynolds Page 41 has a 11 1/2 by 9 inch advertisement of what many consider to be the greatest musical film of all time, "Singin' in the Rain" (see ). This was the opening day of the movie at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The complete 60 page issue. This is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality paper meant for institutional holdings. Great condition.

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:32

$72.00
164622

GALLANT FOX Triple Crown KENTUCKY DERBY Churchill Downs HORSE Race1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336931607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 18, 1930 * Gallant Fox race horse * Triple crown of horse racing... Kentucky Derby (1st of 3 wins) A three column front page headline announces: "GALLANT FOX, SANDE UP, WINS KENTUCKY DERBY AND PURSE OF $50,725" with subheads and photo of jickey Earl Sande. The front page of the sports section (inside) has a great banner headline: "GALLANT FOX WINS KENTUCKY DERBY AT CHURCHILL DOWNS" with subheads (see). The complete issue, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Gallant Fox (March 23, 1927 - November 13, 1954) was a United States Thoroughbred horseracing champion. Born at Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky by Sir Gallahad III out of the mare Marguer... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:31

$64.00
164621

END OF PROHIBITION 21st Amend. Legal Beer Liquor Returning CLOSE 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336931343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1933 * End of prohibition close * Beer & liquor return * Two days away The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LIQUOR RUSHED HERE BY SHIP AND TRAIN; RUM ROW IS ACTIVE" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 34 with related photo. Coverage on the impending ratification of the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution, repealing the 18th Amendment. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:31

$45.00
164620

SAM HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Bushwhacker Bandit DEATH 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336930832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, March 29, 1872 * Outlaw Sam Hildebrand death * Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker * Jesse James Gang member Page 4 has an article headed: "An Outlaw's Doom" with subheads: "Death of the Missouri Desperado Hildebrand--Escape of the Outlaw from Missouri--Raid on an Illinois Village--A Walking Arsenal--Arrest of the Murderer---Attempt Upon an Officer's Life--Hildebrand Killed at Last". The article begins: "One of the greatest villains that the rebellion developed was Hildebrand--a man whose name has for years been a terror upon the Missouri borders, & who has shed more blood & committed more crimes than any other of the many desperate characters who have invested Missouri..." wit... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:30

$47.00
164596

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh North Carolina CIVIL WAR Savannah Georgia1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064944983

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, January 10, 1865 * Rare Confederate title * Civil War nears the end Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865 just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page is mostly taken up with ads but does have: "Local & State News" "Bloody Work In Polk" "Later From the North" "From Richmond" "From Charleston" "Raiders in Mississippi" and a few other items. The back page has: "Severe on Congress & the President" "Suspension of the Habeas Corpus" "Office Regulations" "Confederate Valor" "The Roo... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:38

$155.00
164595

Rare CONFEDERATE Wilmington NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Start 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335618032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 1, 1861 * Rare Confederate title This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including items headed: "The News" "Backbone" "From The Seat Of War" "The Wilmington Light Infantry", "Experiments With Rifled Cannons" "Defenses Up The River" "Camp Jokes" "An Engagement at Mathias' Point" "Important Order by General Beauregard prohibiting persons from crossing the lines after the 30th. Four pages, very nice, clean condition. Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during ... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:37

$138.00
164594

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1864 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335606119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 16, 1864 * From the Confederate capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page has: "The War News--Division of Sherman's Forces" "The Yankees in King & Queen--The Enemy We Are Fighting" "The History of the Military Operations of the Past Year in Mississippi & East Louisiana" which includes a very lengthy & detailed report of General Johnston, signed in type: J. E. Johnston, General. The back page includes; "Later From the North--The Spring Campaign--The Grand Object to be the Capture of Richmond--The Armies to be Concentrating Against It..." "A Negro Accidentally Shot" and other war-related items. ... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:32

$88.00
164593

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital w/ Jefferson Davis Message Civil War 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064941099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 29, 1862 * Jefferson Davis calls for more troops Page 2 has an interesting editorial which considers the choice of an emblem for the Confederate States of America (see). Also on page two is; "President's Message--The Country Calls For Soldiers" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Also: "The Winchester Battle" "North Carolina" "The Latest Northern News--Movements & Spirit of the War" "General McClellan's Address to the Army of Potomac" "The Military Censorship of the North" and more. Page 3 includes: "Victory In Texas" "Yankee Promises" "much reporting from: "The Confederate Congress" and other items. The back page has a lengthy list of Acts f... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:31

$88.00
164592

Rare CONFEDERATE 1861 Louisville KY Civil War Newspaper re. Battle of BULL RUN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335605066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 9, 1861 * P.G.T. Beauregard official report * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is the pro-Confederate newspaper. The front page has: "Reign of Terror--Military Murders in St. Louis" "Letter From Frankfort...The Affairs in Southern Kentucky..." "Delegates from Louisville to the Frankfort Convention" " Reported Fight at Shelbina--The Second ... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:30

$92.00
164591

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064939942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, Aug. 19, 1848 * Rare antebellum title Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War. The ftpg. contains various Acts of the federal Congress with one signed in type by the President: James K. Polk, and various political items as well including: "Taylor & Mexican Territory" "Gen. Taylor is Not an Abolitionist" "Case & the Wilmot Proviso". Other items inside include: "The Veto" "The Whigs & the Proviso! "Goring the Taylor Ox" "Millard Fillmore" "First Gun for Cass & Butler" The bkpg. is filled with ads, seve... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:29

$93.00
164590

WORLD TRADE CENTER Twin Towers New York City DEDICATION 1973 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064938903

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1973 * World Trade Center towers dedicated * Lower Manhattan, New York City * Best title to be had ? A rather small and inconspicuous front page item, near the middle of the page, announces the dedication of the World Trade Center, an event which has somewhat more significance today than it did nearly 40 years ago. The one column head reads: "Governors Dedicate Trade Center Here; World Role Is Cited" with the text beginning: "The $700 million World Trade Center, its two 1,350 foot towers the largest buildings in the world, was dedicated formally yesterday..." (see). The article carries over to page 34 where there is a related photo and the continued text takes most... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:27

$147.00
164589

Rare THE BEATLES First 1st Mention in America Beatlemania FAB 4 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064937764

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 4, 1963 * The Beatles 1st heard of in America ? * Beatlemania about to strike the U.S. This is a rather historic issue for any Beatles collectors, as this is the very first mention of The Beatles in the prestigious New York Times newspaper. See the photo for the page 28 report headed: "Return Of The Beatles" which reports on their return to London from a trip to Sweden, noting the crowd of screaming teenagers for this group which would almost single-handedly change the face of the music industry forever. The report notes "...but the hero worship... was for the Beatles, a Liverpool popular song group that is the rage of British youngsters...". Interesting in that th... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:25

$88.00
164588

Earliest KING KONG Movie Film Opening Day ADVERTISEMENT 1933 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335601123

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1933 * Earliest newspaper advertisement * King Kong, the movie for opening day Page 15 has an advertisement for the movie King King, appearing two days prior to the movie making it's premiere at Radio City Music Hall. A great addition for any movie memorabilia collection. The advertisement measures 7 by 6 inches. Great to have this advertisement is in the famous New York Times & from the city featured in the film. Complete in 40 pages, disbound, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:25

$98.00
164587

Preston TUCKER TORPEDO SEDAN Automobile 1st DEBUT in 1947 Detroit MI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064936628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DETROIT FREE PRESS, June 20, 1947 * 1948 sedan "Torpedo" * 1st introduced * Preston Tucker The top of page 29 has a photo of the much-hyped and revolutionary automobile produced by Preston Tucker, headed: " 'Torpedo' In Elaborate Debut" with the caption beneath the photo: "This is the Pilot Model of the Tucker 48. Unusual design features rear engine." (see) The same page has an article headed: "Tucker Plans Output of 1,000 Cars Daily" however only 51 were ever produced. Great to have this report in a newspaper from "motor city" even though the car was produced in Chicago. In 1988 a movie was made about Preston Tucker and his car titled "Tucker: The Man & His Dream". The complete iss... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:24

$96.00
164586

ADOLPH HITLER Holocaust Speech Extermination of JEWS 1st Proclaim 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335599783

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill): “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, Jan. 31, 1939 * Hitler calls for Jewish extermination The ftpg. has a four column heading: "Hitler Pledges War Aid to Italy; Rome Hails Talk as a Promise to Back Aggression Against France" with subheads. This was one of Hitler's many speeches prior to the outbreak of World War II. This speech in particular was the first time Hitler called for the extermination of the Jewish population, given ... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:22

$125.00
164585

Famed KING KONG Ape Movie 1st Report STAGE SETUP ! Pre Release 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335598681

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1932 * King Kong 1st mention * Hollywood film - movie * Pre release An inside page (page X5) contains a quite significant report for any collector of King Kong memorabilia, being a somewhat inconspicuous piece which begins: "Among the technical labors in the Hollywood studios recently was an exact reproduction of the Empire State tower which was built at the RKO studio for scenes of 'King Kong'..." with more, including: "...the ape will be attacked by several squadrons of army bombers & pursuit planes. 'King Kong', which Merian C. Cooper is producing, features Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot and Robert Armstsrong." See the photo for the complete text of this article... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:21

$70.00
164584

ADOLPH HITLER Assassination Attempt Pre Operation Valkyrie 1939 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335597999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, November 9, 1939. * Adolph Hitler assassination attempt (1st report) * Pre Operation Valkyrie - Bürgerbräukeller The front page has a two column heading: "German Police hunt Clues In Attempt to Bomb Hitler". (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 14 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:20

$39.00
164583

SOVIET ATOMIC BOMB PROJECT Russia Becomes a Nuclear Superpower 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064932078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, September 24, 1949 * Semipalatinsk Test Site "The Polygon" * Soviet atomic bomb project revealed * Joins America as a nuclear super power * FRONT LEAF ONLY Banner headline announces: "Truman Reveals Soviet Atomic Blast" with subheads. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:19

$33.00
164582

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1871 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064931129

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage centerfold of "Witchcraft in 1871." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chain Gang in the Cathedral Plaza, Havana" and "Innocence and Guilt." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Prince of Whales." Two 2/3 pg. illus. of "Do You Love Me? He Whispered, with his Lips Close at her Ear" and "Remember What I Told You about Launcelot Li... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:18

$300.00
164581

Great SANTA CLAUS Christmas Thomas Nast PRINT Harper's Weekly 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064930406

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY January 3, 1874 * Thomas Nast * Santa Claus * Christmas The entire front page features a terrific & very desirable Thomas Nast illustration: "Christmas Eve - Santa Claus Waiting for the Children to Get to Sleep." which is very displayable (see). Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern "jolly" version of Santa. Inside is found a wealth of other Christmas-related prints including a two-thirds pg. illus. of "Christmas Day - Far From Home."; two-thirds pg. illus. of "The Christmas Dinner Safe."; full pg. illus. of "Christmas Time - Won at a Turkey Raffle."; full pg. illus. of "Christmas Time - The Feathered Victims' Last Breakfast."; two-thirds pg. illus. of "The ... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:17

$255.00
164580

DIMEBAG DARRELL Abbott Heavy Metal Band Pantera Guitarist DEATH 2004 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064929476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 10, 2004 * Dimebag Darrell killed (1st report) * Heavy metal guitarist - Pantera Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Heavy-Metal Fans Shaken by Killings in Ohio Club" The article carries over to page 22 with banner headline and 2 related photos. (see) Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-40. Nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:16

$57.00
164579

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064926731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history * Flight across the Atlantic Ocean * Airplane "Friendship" Page 26 has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART HAILS AMERICAN AIR PLANS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of honor in England just after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. Note: While the major historic events in Amelia Earhart's life can be read about through multiple venues (books, newspapers, magazines, etc.), many of the more obscure events can only be found within a handful (at most) of da... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:13

$39.00
164578

EDGAR ALLAN POE'S Father - Boston THEATRE Advertisement 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064926044

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON GAZETTE, March 23, 1807 * Edgar Allan Poe's father theater ad A curious literary item here as page 3 has an advertisement for the "Boston Theatre" with the performance of: "THE STRANGER", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mr. Poe" as "Francis". He was the father of Edgar Allan Poe. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:12

$45.00
164577

Best MARLENE DIETRICH Hollywood Movie - Film Actress DEATH 1992 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064925434

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 7, 1992 * Marlene Dietrich death (1st report) * German-American movie film actress * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the front page has a heading: "Marlene Dietrich, Classic Femme Fatale, Dies at 90" with subhead: "In Her Sultry Roles, she Brought a Worldly Sexuality & a Hint of Decadence to the Screen." A photo of her is included. The article carries over to page 40 & includes 2 more photos. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-42, nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:12

$80.00
164576

Rare STAR WARS George Lucas Epic Space Movie Film AD 1977 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335580385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 8, 1977 * George Lucas' amazingly successful, "Star Wars" * Ad in a Los Angeles newspaper - 2nd week showing Inside the "View" section is a ad for George Lucas' "Star Wars" The ad measures 7 3/4 x 5 inches. This original "Star War" movie opened just 2 week earlier. Great to have this uncommon ad in a Hollywood area newspaper. A quite rare issue as it would not have been saved since it contains no historically significant content. This offering includes only the pertinent sections: I (front) and IV ("View") with a total of 50 pages, good condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:08

$57.00
164565

BATTLE OF COLD HARBOR Ulysses S. Grant Campaign Civil War 1864 Army Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335078452

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, June 4, 1864 * Battle of Cold Harbor - Virginia Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GRAND CAMPAIGN" "Battle Before Richmond on Wednesday" "Serious Repulse of the Enemy on Monday" "Altoona Pass Secured" "Rebels Repulsed from Gen. Butler's Left Wing" "Reported Capture of Fitz Hugh Lee" "Gen. Sherman's Advance" "THE FREMONT CONVENTION" "Views of the Radical Candidate for the Vice-Presidency" and much more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:37

$28.00
164564

SECOND BATTLE OF DALTON Georgia & Deep Bottom Virginia 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335075836

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, Aug. 18, 1864 * Second Battle of Dalton - Georgia * Second Battle of Deep Bottom Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GENERAL GRANT'S ARMY" "Late Movement of General Hancock" "General Sherman's Army" "Demand by Wheeler for the Surrender of Dalton, Ga." "A Battle Expected" "Gen. Logan's Official Report of the Battles of July 27 and 28" and more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:36

$29.00
164563

WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Defeated in the South ? Civil War Nears End 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064619925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 4, 1865 * General William T. Sherman Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE CAROLINAS" "Wild Rebel Reports Concerning Gen. Sherman" "Reported Union Defeat & Capture of the General & Staff" "Goldsboro & Kinston to be Fortified" "THE SOUTH" "Suspicious Rumors Circulating in Richmond" "Speculation on the Attempt to Cut Off Lee's Retreat" "Heavy Reinforcements for General Grant's Army" and much more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:35

$31.00
164562

General WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Controls the Southern States 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335074635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, Jan. 13, 1865 * General William T. Sherman rules the South Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SAVANNAH" "Gen. Sherman Sends the 17th Corps to Beaufort" "The Advance On Grahamville" "Rebel Speculations as to Sherman's Future Movements" "Our Troops Advancing Into Southwester Georgia" "Life In Savannah" "Splendid Condition of the City Under Gen. Sherman's Rule" "Gen. Butler's Removal" "The Change Made at the Express Request of Gen. Grant" "PEACE" "Reported Request by Rebel Congressmen to Be Allowed to Come North" and much more. Eight pages, excellent condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:34

$39.00
164561

PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN & John C. Fremont Letter 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064619177

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 19, 1862 * President Abraham Lincoln * General John C. Fremont Among the articles are: "Official War Orders" by the President, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln, plus his: "General War Order No. 2" and "...No. 3", each also signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Also of interest is Lincoln's letter to General Fremont concerning the latter's controversial Proclamation, and note the very anti-Lincoln preface the editor included (see). Other items include: "General Halleck on the Thieving Contractors" "...Letter from the Governor of Georgia--Preparing for the Future" "From Fort Henry" and much more. Eight pages, very nice condition. Described as "The Hottest... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:33

$42.00
164560

WAR ADMIRAL Horse Racing Wins Kentucky Derby 1st of TRIPLE CROWN 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335074095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 9, 1937 * War Admiral - horse racing * Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins) * Triple crown winner The front page of this section has a banner headline: "60,000 SEE WAR ADMIRAL DEFEAT POMPOON IN DERBY" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) First report coverage continues on page 8 with banner headline and 2 more related photos. Loads of text. Nice for display. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:32

$67.00
164559

SHERMAN TEXAS RIOT TX Negro Lynching Burning RACIAL Violence 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335073807

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 10, 1930 * Sherman, Texas riot of 1930 * George Hughes - Negro lynching The front page has a nice banner headline: "MOB BATTLES WITH STATE MILITIA AFTER LYNCHING IN TEXAS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Sherman, Texas riot that lead to the lynching of Negro George Hughes. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:31

$62.00
164558

THE MAD TRAPPER of Rat River Albert Johnson RCMP Shootout KILLED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064617992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1932 * Albert Johnson (criminal) shot & killed * The Mad trapper of Rat River shootout * Royal Canadian Mounted Police pursuit Page 3 has a one column heading: "MAD TRAPPER SLAIN AFTER 7-WEEK HUNT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the shootout and death of Albert Johnson (criminal). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Albert Johnson (? - February 17, 1932), known as the Mad Trapper of Rat River, was a fugitive whose actions eventually sparked off a huge manhunt in the Northwest Territories and Yukon in Northern Canada. The event became a media... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:31

$44.00
164557

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison - Negro Troops 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064617484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Dec. 11, 1863 * Rare anti-slavery title * Much on Negro troops This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. Page three features a report titled: "The Arrival of Colored Troops" which is an interesting article with some candid comments. In general this is a very positive article on the introduction of African-American soldiers in the Civil War. See the photos for the full text. Fascinating reading. Also in this issue is: "An Order From General Butler In Regard to Colored Troops" which begins: "General Butl... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:30

$59.00
164556

HERCULES POWDER COMPANY Kenvil NJ New Jersey EXPLOSION Disaster 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064616710

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 13, 1940 * Hercules Powder Company explosion * Kenvil NJ New Jersey (1st report) * World War II coverage The front page has a two column headline: "27 DEAD, 25 MISSING, 200 HURT IN BLAST AT JERSEY PLANT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues in with related large photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition, some staining throughout, otherwise good.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:28

$44.00
164555

LZ 129 HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin EXPLOSION Disaster w/ Photos 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335071847

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 4 only, May 9, 1937 * Hindenburg rigid airship disaster * Pride of Nazi Germany * Lakehurst, New Jersey The front page of this section has a banner heading: "THE NEWS OF THE WEEK IN REVIEW" with the first editorial dealing with the Hindenburg disaster which happened just a few days earlier. Three related photos are also on the front page. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 4 only with all 12 pages, light toning, generally very nice.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:27

$42.00
164554

COLFAX MASSACRE Riots Grant Parish Louisiana LA NEGROES Murdered 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335071379

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, April 21, 1873 * Colfax massacre - riot * Grant Parish, Louisiana * The Modoc War - Lava Beds Page 2 has an article headed: "The Great Parish Massacre" (see) Coverage on the Colfax massacre (riot) in Louisiana. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:26

$30.00
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