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155104

THE PONY EXPRESS Mail Service Report St. Joseph Missouri 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391824297933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1860 * From the Pony Express Page 7 has one column heads: "Eight Days Later from California" "Arrival Of The Pony Express" "Sufferings by Emigrants to the Washoe Mines". Somewhat uncommon to find genuine "Pony Express" reports as this mail service lasted for less than 1 1/2 years. The telegraph system would eventually put it out of business. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:22

$29.00
155103

THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371991016722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1871 * Great Chicago fire Over half of the front page is taken up with much detail on the great Chicago fire, with heads at the top of the first column including: "THE CHICAGO FIRE" "Present Aspects of the Devastated City" "The Work of Reconstruction Already Commenced" "Scenes & Incidents Among the ruins" "Searching for the Bodies of the Dead" "One Thousand Persons Believed to Have Perished" and a bit more (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:09

$58.00
155102

Best President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Washington D.C. DEATH 1848 DC Capital Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391824291084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington (D.C.), Feb. 24, 1848 * President John Quincy Adams death * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has at the top center: "Death Of Ex-President Adams" with the report beginning: "The venerable Patriot and Statesman, John Quincy Adams, expired at the Capitol last evening...He lingered...insensible & unconscious from the period of his attack on Monday until an hour after sunset last evening when he gently breathed his last..." with more (see). Following this report is another headed: "Public Meeting" which prints a notice beginning: "A Patriarch has gone to his rest---a link between the past and present generation is broken---a Sage and Patriot has fallen at his po... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:06

$59.00
155101

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Fredericksburg Union Defeat 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371991008470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, December 24, 1862 * Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia * Rare Confederate title * Publishher on the run If the title and city of publication seem to indicate an error, but there is not one. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:04

$210.00
155100

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371991005094

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 July 23, 2017 15:00

$57.00
155054

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Barnstorming Tour in TOKYO JAPAN 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989664671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 3, 1934 * Babe Ruth visits Japan * New York Yankees The sport's section (page 9) has a two column heading: "Tokyo Gives Ruth Royal welcome; 100,000 Acclaim Home Run King" with subhead. (see) Coverage on Babe Ruth's visit to Tokyo, Japan. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Thirty-two pages, 3 cutouts including one at the bottom of the front page (see), but none near the mentioned report, light toning, otherwise good.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:49

$33.00
155053

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn Sioux INDIANS July 13, 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989664260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 13, 1876 * General George A. Custer's massacre * Battle of Little Bighorn - Sitting bull * Native Americans era original The top of page 3 has column heads: "The Little Horn Massacre" "Reno's Charge and Repulse" "Custer's Impulsive Onslaught" with various news reports on what happened (see). Four pages, large folio size, several folds, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:48

$64.00
155052

Rare & Early 19th Century RICHMOND VA Virginia w/ Slave Ad 1809 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823388382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 12, 1809 * From the future confederate capital * Early 19th century era original An early newspaper from the South. Page 3 has an ad for: "Thirty Dollars Reward" for a runaway slave, with much detail. Also an ad for a Deed of Trust noting eleven slaves are included in the deed (see). Various news & ads of the day. Four pages, archival repair at the spine & a few at margins, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:45

$31.00
155051

BURNING OF WASHINGTON British Capture Nation's Capital War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989661966

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Aug. 30, 1814 * Burning of Washington (capture) * British attack on the capital of U.S. A fine issue from the War of 1812 with much of pg. 2 taken up with war reports, items headed: "Splendid Defense of Fort Erie!" "Latest From Buffalo" "District Troops" and war-related reports from Canandaigua, Albany, Yorktown and elsewhere. But the most notable reports are those concerning the British advance upon the nation's capital, including a letter from Washington beginning: "You no doubt feel anxious to hear from this place, since it has within a few days become the seat of war. The distress here & in Georgetown is beyond description...". Also: "The Enemy" and: "H... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:43

$64.00
155050

Rare "WILD BILL" HICKOK Old West Folk Hero Gambler Lawman DEATH 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823386635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCKINGHAM REPUBLICAN, Exeter, New Hampshire, Sept. 8, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero The back page has a nice article headed: "Wild Bill" , which begins: "Everybody in this country has heard of 'Wild Bill' a noted scout, buffalo-hunter and plainsman, & who on account of his reckless bravery was made Marshal at different times of several frontier towns..." and mentioning: "...During 'Wild Bill's' administration as marshal of Abilene and Wichita he is said to have shot to death many a man who resisted him..." with more (see). Perhaps the most noted item is the last paragraph which reports on his death the previous month: "...Bill drifted into the Black Hills & ... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:42

$245.00
155049

VOLTAIRE French Enlightenment Paris Enshrinement into PANTHEON 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823384442

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 24, 1791 The top of the front page has:. "VOLTAIRE!" which is a report from Paris describing the tribute to him, the consecration of his body at the French Pantheon, & much on the funeral procession which carries over to pg. 2. Pg. 2 also has: "The Creed of Voltaire" as well as a report from Portsmouth that: "Last Friday the Convention which met at Concord for the purpose of revising the Constitution of this state...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:40

$40.00
155048

Lot of (5) Rare 18th Century AMERICAN Post Rev. War 1790's Original Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989659481

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A lot of five American newspapers from the 1790's with 3 different titles: The Herald & Gazette for the Country; Columbian Centinel (2); and the Gazette of the United States (2). All five are in very nice, clean condition. Fine opportunity for nice 18th century newspapers as a reduced price.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:39

$115.00
155047

MARILYN MONROE Suicide Death SEX SYMBOL Hollywood Actress 1962 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989658948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, Aug. 7, 1962 * Marilyn Monroe death * Mysterious suicide The front page has a one column head: "Monroe Death Cause Debated" plus page 9 has a related & lengthier article: "Movie Star Marilyn Really Just a Waif Who Was Sick" (see). Complete in 18 pages, small binding holes at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:38

$47.00
155046

Early THE BEATLES Beatlemania British Invasion to America PHOTO 1964 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989658338

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, Feb. 6, 1964 * Beatles to invade United States photo The top of page 5 has a photo of the Beatles who the following day would land in New York for their first American visit & to appear on the Ed Sullivan Show a few days later. The lengthy caption includes: "The bell-shaped hoods aren't beanies but black mops of hair belonging to the singing Beatles of Britain...a guitar-plunking, hip-pumping quartet..." with more (see). Somewhat difficult to find American newspaper accounts of the Beatles before their arrival at New York. The complete issue, small binding holes at the blank spine margin, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:37

$75.00
155045

Best NEW YORK YANKEES World Series Champions Mickey Mantle Era1961 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823379403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1961 * New York Yankees * World Series champions * Mickey Mantle & Roger Maris * Best title to be had ? Certainly the perfect newspaper to report the Yankees winning the 1961 Major League Baseball World Series, with a top-of-the-front page photo headed: "Yanks Defeat Reds, 13-5, in Fifth Game And Take World Series for 19th Time", plus a caption under the photo as well (see). The ftpg. text has a one column head: "Blanchard and Lopez Hit Homers--Jay Routed in 5-Run First Inning" which carries over to the sports page where a two page spread has much text & several photos on the game, including two banner headlines: "Jubilant Houk Calls 1961 Yanks Best All-Round... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:35

$95.00
155044

ABRAHAM LINXSKIN (Lincoln) Tongue in Cheek Message 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823378978

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 29, 1864 * President Abraham Linxskin * American Civil War era Among the items in this issue are: "The Freed Negroes" "More About the Red River Expedition - The Burning of Alexandria" "War News of the Week" "How Petersburg Was 'Captured' " & more. Perhaps the most interesting item is over a full column headed: "An Undelivered Presidential Message--The State of the Nation" which is a tongue-in-cheek "President's Message" from six months in the future, signed: "...this last day of Dec., Anno 1864. Abraham Linxskin." Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some light foxing & dirtiness to the ftpg., good condition. This interesting title was described as "T... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:34

$44.00
155043

COCKFIGHTING Cockfights Roosters Gamecocks Chickens Blood Sport 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823378464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, November 28, 1883 * Cockfighting - cockfights * Roosters - blood sport Page 2 has an article headed: "A COCKFIGHT IN A CELLAR" with subheads. (see) Complete in 8 pages, light browning a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:32

$29.00
155042

ADOLPH HITLER Night of the Long Knives Purge Speech w/ Cartoon 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989651096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 4 only, July 15, 1934 * Adolph Hitler Reichstag speech * Night of the Long Knives justification * Nazis purge for treason cartoon The top of the front page of this section has a two column heading: "Hitler Speech Strengthens Him in Followers 'Esteem" with subhead. (see) Much more on page 3 with a nice related cartoonish illustration. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 4 only with all 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good. wikipedia notes: Adolf Hitler gave a nationally broadcast 90-minute speech to the Reichstag justifying the Night of the Long Knives, accusing the purged individuals of treason and plotting rev... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:26

$40.00
155041

Original NEW YORK TIMES Civil War Era w/ General Ulysses S. Grant 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989650121

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1864 * General Ulysses S. Grant Among the ftpg. one column heads are: "Gen. Grant's Army" "2500 Head of Cattle Captured by the Rebels" "'Our Cavalry in Pursuit" "From Atlanta" "From the Trenches" "Medals of Honor for the Brave" "General Sherman's Congratulatory Order..." and more. Eight pages, some foxing at the front page folds, good condition.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:24

$27.00
155040

AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial Bodyguard Gun Arrest 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823367373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, October 12, 1931 * Al Capone tax evasion trial * Philip D'Andrea arrested The front page has a nice six column headline: "'SCARFACE AL' CAPONE LOSES HIS PISTOL-TOTING BODYGUARD" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Usual browning with some margin wear and chipping, loose at the spine, nice for display as such. wikipedia notes: In 1931 Capone was indicted for income tax evasion and various violations of the Volstead Act. Facing overwhelming evidence, his attorneys made a plea deal, but the presiding judge warned he might not follow the sentencing recommendation from the prosecution, so Capone withdrew his plea of guilty. Attempting to bribe a... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:20

$45.00
155039

Rare BENICIA CA Solano County California Old West S .F. Bay Area 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823362853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW ERA OF BENICIA, Solano County, California, Oct. 2, 1880 * Rare old West title This town was founded in 1847 in the San Francisco Bay area and was at one time the capital of California. Various news reports of the day & a wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some tears at margins, good condition.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:16

$46.00
155038

UFO Incident FLYING SAUCERS Unidentified Flying Objects Washington1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989645221

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, July 30, 1952 * Washington D.C. UFO Incident * Flying Saucers ? The front page has a one column heading: "U. S. Safe, AF Says of Saucers" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:14

$44.00
155037

ADANA MASSACRE Armenian Christians Genocide TURKEY Ottoman Empire 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989070817

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 21, 1909 * Adana massacres - Christians genocide * Armenians - Ottoman Empire - Turkey Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "10,000 Persons Slain" with subheads. (See) Complete in 12 pages, light toning, some spine wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:32

$40.00
155036

AGORA APHRODITE Goddess Marble Statue Discovery in Athens Greece 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822887052

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, May 27, 1934 * Agora Aphrodite statue excavated * Athens, Greece marble goddess The top of the front page of this section has a one column heading: "APHRODITE STATUE DUG UP IN ATHENS" with subheads. (see) Other topic throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 18 pages, light toning, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:31

$30.00
155035

SANDY KOUFAX Season Strikeouts Record & Willie Mays Home Run Feat 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822886302

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, sport's section only, September 26, 1965 * Willie Mays and Sandy Koufax The front page of this section has 2 noteworthy reports in the sport of baseball. A three column heading reads: "Mays Hits 50th Homer" (see) Willie Mays becomes the oldest player to slug 50 home runs in a season. He was also the youngest to accomplish the feat hitting 51 homers in 1955. Also a three column heading: "Koufax Strikes Out 356th to Erase Feller's Record" Nolan Ryan would take the top spot 8 years later. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 18 pages, generally nice.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:29

$37.00
155034

BLACK HILLS French Creek George Armstrong Custer GOLD DISCOVERY 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989067160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 23, 1875 * French Creek - Cheyenne River * Black Hills gold discovery * George Armstrong Custer The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE BLACK HILLS" with subheads. (see) Text takes up a full column. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:27

$37.00
155033

HUBERT WILKINS & Carl Ben Eielson Trans-Arctic Airplane FLIGHT 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989062427

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, April 23, 1928 * Australian polar explorer & aviator Hubert Wilkins * Trans-arctic airplane flight w/ Carl Ben Eielson * Point Barrow, Alaska to Spitsbergen, Norway The front page has three column headline: "Polar Flyers Icebound" with subheads and photo of Wilkins. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, address label within masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:20

$40.00
155032

WORLD WAR II BEGINS Blitzkrieg NAZIS Attack Poland War Declared 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822881298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, September 2, 1939 * Blitzkrieg * World War II WWII starts * Nazis invasion on Poland The front page features a five column headline: "Poles Offering stiff Resistance; Hitler Pauses to Draft Reply; 'France Will Fight'-Daladier" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:18

$37.00
155031

INDIRA GANDHI India Woman Prime Minister Leader ASSASSINATION 1984 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989060279

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHOENIX GAZETTE, Arizona, Oct. 31, 1984 * Indira Gandhi assassination * India Prime Minister The headline announces: "Gandhi Assassinated" with a smaller head: "Sikh Bodyguards Gun Down Leader" with a photo captioned; "Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated today by two of her bodyguards.." The complete first section with 20 pages, some damage to an upper corner of the back several leaves, otherwise good.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:16

$35.00
155029

NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN Speech on Appeasement Adolph Hitler Conflict 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989058222

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1938 * Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain * Appeasement speech re. Adolph Hitler's aggression * Pre World War II tensions growing in Europe The front page has a six column headline: "ROOSEVELT APPEALS AGAIN TO HITLER AS HOP WANES; REICH SETS ATTACK FOR SATURDAY, DENIES NEW DEADLINE; BRITAIN MOBILIZES NAVY, CHAMBERLAIN MAKES FINAL PLEA" with subheads. Much reporting on the growing tensions in Europe. Included is Neville Chamberlain's speech on "Appeasement" in which he famously said: "How horrible, fantastic, incredible it is that we should be digging trenches and trying on gas masks here because of a quarrel in a far-away country between people of whom we k... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:13

$46.00
155028

ALBERT EINSTEIN Theoretical Physics Gets 1ST AMERICAN VISA 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822877716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 7, 1932 * Albert Einstein gets 1st Visa... Coming to America * Escaping the Nazis - Pre-World War II Page 4 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN RESUMES PACKING FOR VOYAGE" (see) Coverage on Albert Einstein receiving his 1st Visa to come to America in which he would ultimately stay. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:10

$40.00
155027

George MARSHALL PLAN Harvard University Speech EUROPEAN Recovery 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989054929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, June 6, 1947 * George Marshall Plan * Post World war II Europe * Harvard University speech The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MARSHALL ISSUES PLEDGE, WARNING" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on a plan devised by the Secretary of State to rebuild war devastated Europe. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning and minor wear along central fold, generally nice.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:08

$37.00
155026

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns DRY No More 1933 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989054061

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, April 9, 1933 * Prohibition ends * Beer returns * Legal liquor The front page of this section has a banner headline: "AS BEER FLOWS IN, THE REPEAL FIGHT GROWS" with subhead, related photo and map. (see) This was the Cullen-Harrison Act which allowed for the sale of 3.2% beer throughout the nation on April 7. The full end of Prohibition would come on Dec. 5 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Complete section 8 only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition. Great for display.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:06

$82.00
155025

INVASION OF POLAND World War II Start Close Adolph Hitler Danzig 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989052217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON POST, Extra, August 30, 1939 * World War II about to start * Adolph Hitler defying World * Poland attacked in 2 days The top of the front page has a four column headline: "HITLER'S NOTE FAVORS PEACE" with subheads. (see) Germany would attack Poland the next day, starting World War II. Complete 1st section only with all 12 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:05

$35.00
155024

PAUL MORPHY American Chess Master & Mormons PROVO Utah Prints 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822873736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858 * Paul Morphy - American chess champion * Mormons - Provo, Utah The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside. Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "Fort Yale and the Gold Hunter's Camp, Frazer's River". There is also a print of: "Mr. Paul Morphy in the Act of Playing Eight Games of Chess...", he being a very famous chess player. A half page is an early Mormon item: "Brigham's Shanties at Provo City", Utah. A half page shows: "Donati's Comet, as it Appeared September 30, 1858" with accompa... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:04

$59.00
155023

MOLLY MAGUIRES ? Hazelton PA Pennsylvania COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822872411

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 10, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania Page 3 has an article with small heading: "Affairs in the Coal Regions" Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:01

$27.00
154993

CONFEDERATE CONGRESS w/ List of Generals IUKA MS Battle 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988095398

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 2, 1862 * Confederate Congress * Martinsburg, West Virginia * Iuka, Mississippi Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "News From McClellan's Army", "Advance of the Union Troops", "The Rebels Shelled Out of Martinsburg", "News From New Orleans", "Administering the Oath of Allegiance", "Important From The South", "Additional Details of the Battle of I-U-K-A" and more. The back page has a full column headed: "The Rebel Confederacy" "The Members of Congress--Its Generals--Casualties of the War" with lengthy lists (see). Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:30

$29.00
154992

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Columbia SC South Carolina LINCOLN1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822151105

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Dec. 28, 1864 * VERY RARE Among the front page "Telegraphic" reports are: "From Wilmington" which begins: "The bombardment of Fort Fisher reopened at 10 a.m. & continued furiously nearly all day..." Also: "From Virginia" and "From the North". The back page has a letter signed in type by: W. T. Sherman concerning the capture of Fort McAllister. Also two letters signed by General Geo. H. Thomas. Another report: "From Sherman's Army--The Situation at Savannah--Its Capitulation Expected" "The War News From Sherman" "Yankee Movements in Northern Virginia" "Around Petersburg" "Attack on Fort Fisher", plus there is a document signed in type by:... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:27

$248.00
154991

TRAIN ROBBERY Old West Style at Centralia Illinois Railroad 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988092281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Sept. 22, 1893 * Old West style train robbery * Illinois Central Railroad * Centralia, Illinois The last column on the ftpg. is entirely taken up with a great & detailed account of a classic Old West train robbery, with heads: "HOLD UP YOUR HANDS" "Bold Attempt to Hold Up a Train on the Illinois Central Road" "Desperate Battle With the Bandits" "Daring Courage Displayed by the Engineer and Fireman" "Sharp Shooting at Close Quarters" "Struggle Between the Robbers & Trainmen in the Express Car" "Two of the Desperadoes in Custody" & more. The article continues on page 2. Eight pages, irregular at the spine, foxing at the folds, generally good condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:26

$63.00
154990

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988091157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., May 19, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins Page 2 has: "Trial of the Conspirators" "New & Interesting Developments" with subheads including: "Plot to Burn our Shipping & Towns - An Interesting Letter to Jefferson Davis" "More Evidence Against Dr. Mudd" "Arnold's Connection with the Plot" Testimony Against Atzerott" & more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:25

$27.00
154989

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & Political Assassination & Trial of Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822148066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 31, 1865 * President Abraham Lincoln * Thoughts on political assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins The front page has an interesting item: "President Lincoln's Opinion About Assassination" which includes: "...do you think the Richmond people would like to have Hannibal Hamlin here any better than myself...If there were such a plot, & they wanted to get at me, no vigilance could keep them out..." and more (see). Page 4 has: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Evidence Against Davis & Breckinridge" "Their; Remarks on the Assassination" & many subheads, taking close to 2 columns. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:23

$38.00
154988

FRANK SINATRA American Singer & Actor Bobby Soxers Idol DEATH 1998 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822146425

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK POST, May 16, 1998 * Frank Sinatra death * Singer & actor * "Bobby Soxers" idol The full ftpg. is a photo of Frank Sinatra with the heading: "Frank Died The Way He Lived HIS WAY". The first 15 pages deal almost exclusively with the life & career of Sinatra, with a wealth of photos. Complete in 64 pages, tabloid-size, great condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:20

$39.00
154987

Best POPE JOHN XXIII Papal Inauguration & Death 1958-1963 Rome Italy Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988086784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: IL MESSAGGERO, Rome, Italy, a pair of issues dated Nov. 5, 1958 * Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, the "Pope of the people" * Pope John XXIII papal inauguration & death reports and June 4, 1963 The first issue has considerable reporting on the inauguration of Pope John XXIII as Pope, and the latter issue of the same title reports his death. Great to have both reports in the same title, and from Rome where both events happened. All text in Italian. Folio size, 12 and 14 pages respectively nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:19

$64.00
154986

Very Rare & Early SALIDA Chaffee County COLORADO 1882 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822145240

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SALIDA DAILY SENTINEL, Colorado, July 29, 1882 * Very rare Old West title An exceedingly rare title as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that only one institution had any issues of this title & they were recently purchased by us. No other issues are recorded in any institution. Actually a very typical newspaper of the period with news items of the day--much of it local--with a great wealth of local advertising as well. Four pages, some ftpg. dirtiness at folds, generally good condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:17

$146.00
154985

CALIXTO GARCIA Cuban War for Independence & More General DEATH 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988085017

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Dec. 12, 1898 The ftpg. has a column headed: "GENERAL GARCIA DEAD" "The Cuban Patriot Succumbs to an Attack of Pneumonia" "His Fight For Cuban Liberty" with more, including an illustration of him captioned; "General Calixto Garcia". A full column article continuing on the back page. See the hyperlink for much more on this freedom fighter for Cuba. Four pages, a few minor margin tears, very nice condition but somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:16

$34.00
154984

Rare PERTH AMBOY NJ Middlesex County New Jersey Short Lived 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988084197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MOSQUITO, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, March 21, 1925 A curious little newspaper which appears to be the combination of the Middlesex Plain Dealer and the Perth Amboy Press. Filled mostly with local news and tidbits, many quite folksy and humorous, plus many ads as well. The ftpg. has a bit noting: "Christy Mathewson, of baseball fame, was recently named one of the trustees of the American Legion's disabled veterans' fund...". A volume one issue of a very short-lived title as Gregory notes the last recorded date as March 15, 1926. Issues held by only two institutions. Eight pages, measures 9 by 12 inches, good condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:15

$8.00
154983

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River New York City Under Construction PRINTS 1877 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822143467

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 4, 1877 * Brooklyn Bridge - East River * Under construction print The front page features two prints & an article: "Cable Making of the East River Bridge" which we now know as the Brooklyn Bridge. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:14

$35.00
154982

TREATIES OF ALLIANCE Amity Commerce & w/ France 1778 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988082505

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, December 10, 1778 * Treaties of Alliance with France * American Revolutionary War This is a particularly noteworthy issue as it may well be the very first American newspaper we have seen which prints the complete text of the "Treaties of Amity and Commerce, and of Alliance, Eventual and Defensive, between His Most Christian Majesty, and the Thirteen United States of America." This was the historic treaty which caused France to aid the American cause in the Revolutionary War. There are actually two treaties, one of military alliance, and the other of amity & commerce. Because of their lengthy, the entirety of pages 2, 3 and most of p... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:13

$1,650.00
154981

SARA TEASDALE Lyric Poet "I Shall Not Care" Poem SUICIDE Death 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988081663

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1933 * Sara Teasdale suicide death * "I Shall Not Care" poem * American lyric poet The front page has a one column heading: "SARA TEASDALE, POET, FOUND DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 with photo and her poem "I Shall Not Care" which was thought to be her suicide note. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 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 p... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:11

$40.00
154980

GEORGE WASHINGTON First 1st State of the Union Address Response 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988080268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Jan. 27, 1790 * President George Washington * 1st State of the Union Address response The front page begins with the response of the Senate to Washington first state-of-the-union address to the Congress, signed in type: John Adams as Vice President & President of the Senate. This is acknowledged by a short response signed; G. Washington. Also the "Address of the House of Representatives to the President of the United States" as well, signed by the Speaker: Frederick A. Muhlenberg, and again responded to by the President signed: G. Washington. Filling out the ftpg. is a "Summary View of the Report of the Secretary of the Treasury..." concerning public c... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:09

$368.00
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