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160382

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR BEGINS United States Navy vs. Spain 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960356488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, April 23, 1898 * Spanish-America War begins Nice ftpg. reporting on the very beginning of the Spanish-American War including heads: "FIRST NAVAL BATTLE OF THE WAR FOUGHT" "A Monitor Has an Engagement With a Spanish Gunboat Off Florida" "THE NASHVILLE MAKES A CAPTURE" "Sampson's Fleet Has Sailed For Cuba" and much more including a graphic of: "The Gunboat Nashville". Eight pages, as little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:47

$75.00
160381

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the Assassins Conspirators 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192409301

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the assassins - conspirators The ftpg. has: "Description of the Assassins" and over half a column with: "Instructive Letter From President Lincoln" which relates: "...evidence of his readiness to listen to all complaints & to deal justly and kindly with all..." signed in type: A. Lincoln, July 28, 1862. Pg. 2 has an editorial: "The Great Conspiracy" and: "Trial of the Assassins at Washington" "Closing Up the War" and pg. 4: "Trial of the Conspirators" "The Evidence Against Payne" with more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:46

$38.00
160380

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ Battle of Fort Freeland Warrior Run PA 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192408690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & THE UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, August 26, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America * Battle of Fort Freeland - Central Pennsylvania A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other (see). The ftpg. is taken up with a fine account of the Battle of Grenada from during the Revolutionary War, between the British & the French fleets. It would later be described as: "the most disastrous ... that the British Navy had encountered since Beachy Head, in 1690." The reporting carries over to pg. 2 where is also: "Ad... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:45

$620.00
160379

1919 BLACK SOX World Series Chicago White vs. Cincinnati Reds SCANDAL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960354670

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Oct. 7, 1919 * Chicago White (Black) Sox * Cincinnati Reds - World Series * Black Sox Scandal in process (game 5) This issue reports on game 5 of the infamous "Black Sox" World Series, this game won by the Cincinnati Reds, 5-0. The sports page has a banner headline: "Hod Eller, Setting New Series Record, Shuts Out the White Sox" with a banner subhead and many other headlines on this game. A nice photo of "Hod Eller" the pitcher for Cincinnati, headed: "His Feat of Fanning Six Consecutive Batters Creates Record Unequaled in World Series". The ftpg. has a half column report with head: "Eller Is Hero In Red Triumph" "Moran's Pitcher Sets a Series Record by Fanning Six... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:42

$51.00
160378

Rare CONFEDERATE w/ General Robert E. Lee Civil War 1862 Charleston Sc Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192406516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Oct. 11, 1862 * From the origin of the Civil War * General Robert E. Lee documents Printed in the dateline is "Confederate States of America" although lightly inked in portions (see). Among the articles: "Where Is Lee's Army?" "The Fight at Franklin" "From Northern Virginia" which includes two letters each signed in type: R. E. Lee, General Commanding (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:41

$116.00
160377

Very Rare CONFEDERATE New Bern NC North Carolina 1861 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960353808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississippi on the Victories in Virginia" is concerning Bull Run; and "Admission of Missouri as a Member of the Southern Confederacy" includes the bill to admit Missouri as a Confederate state (see); plus "The News From Missouri" and a letter from Camp Holmes in Virginia with some interesting war-related reports. The bkpg. is... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:39

$215.00
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
160375

HOWARD HUGHES Says H-4 Hercules SPRUCE GOOSE Airplane Can Fly ? 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192402421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 10, 1947 * Howard Hughes * H-4 Hercules (Spruce Goose) * He claims it can fly (1st report) The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "HUGHES PROMISES TO EXILE HIMSELF IF BIG PLANE FAILS" "His Reputation Is Involved and He Will Quit U.S. if Craft Is Useless, He Tells Senators" "Army 'Hatred' Is Alleged" and more. (see) Also a five column headline on page 3: "Hughes 'Will Exile' Himself if His Giant Plane Fails" with related photo. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 70+ pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:33

$88.00
160374

LUDENDORFF BRIDGE Remagen Germany 1st U.S. Army Rhine River 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960351429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, March 10, 1945 * Ludendorff bridge crossed * First & Third United States Army * Remagen Germany - Rhine River The front page has a nice banner headline: "YANK COLUMN BORING INTO GERMANY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:32

$39.00
160373

CHARLES LEALE Abraham Lincoln Theatre Assassination Doctor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192401180

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1932 * Dr. Charles Augustus Leale M.D. death * Doctor who attended Abraham Lincoln * Amelia Earhart visits Brussels, Belgium Page 9 has a one column heading: "Mrs. Putnam Honored By Belgian King" with subhead. (see) Page 21 has a one column heading: "DR. C. A. LEALE DIES; SAW LINCOLN SHOT" with subheads and photo. (see) Charles Leale was the first doctor to arrive at the presidential box at Ford's Theatre after John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln. His efforts allowed Lincoln to live until the next morning. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertise... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:31

$47.00
160372

2 PARTITION OF INDIA British Division Accepted Mountbatten Plan 1947 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960350085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 3 & 4, 1947 * Partition of India * Mountbatten Plan The front page of the June 3rd issue has a one column heading: "Dominion Status For India Soon, British Declare" with subhead. (see) The June 4th issue has a follow-up report with a one column heading also on the front page: "Promises India Britain To Keep No Bases There" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Each issue is complete with 12 & 14 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:29

$47.00
160371

BATTLE OF THE BULGE STARTS Nazis Tanks Belgium Invasion 1944 WWII Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959977041

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, December 21, 1944 * Battle of the Bulge beginning * World War II - Belgium * German offensive campaign The top of the front page above the masthead has a great banner headline in bold lettering: "GERMANS DRIVE TWO WEDGES IN ALLIED LINES" with subhead. (see) Coverage near the beginning of the famous Battle of the Bulge. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, some spine wear, nice for display as such.

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Ends February 10, 2018 15:49

$37.00
160370

BATTLE OF AACHEN Germany Urban Fighting ENDS & Leyte 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959976578

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 22, 1944 * Battle of Aachen, Germany ends * Battle of Leyte beginning * World War II - WWII The front page has a two column heading: "All Aachen Resistance Ends as 1,000 More Surrender"(see) First report coverage on the Germans surrendering in the Battle of Aachen. This was the first city captured by allied forces on German soil. Also a nice banner headline: "AMERICANS CAPTURED TALCBAN IN LEYTE DRIVE". Coverage on the beginning of the Battle of Leyte. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete 1st section only with all 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 15:47

$40.00
160369

ANNA DE NOAILLES Death & Luis Miguel Sanchez Cerro Assassination 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959975961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1933 * Luis Miguel Sanchez Cerro assassination * President of Peru - Peruvian army officer * Anna de Noailles death * Romanian-French writer The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PRESIDENT IS SLAIN IN PERU ON LEAVING REVIEW OF TROOPS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of the president of Peru. The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "ANNA DE NOAILLES, FRENCH POET, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 15:46

$37.00
160368

DIAMOND JOE ESPOSITO Chicago Prohibition Gangster Mobster MURDER 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191715556

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1928 * Diamond Joe Esposito assassination * Prohibition-era Chicago gangster - mobster Page 19 has a one column heading: "FIND ALIBIS FALSE IN CHICAGO KILLING" with subheads. (see) Coverage of the assassination of Diamond Joe Esposito, prohibition-era Chicago gangster & Republican ward boss. 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 subscriber... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 15:42

$40.00
160367

FDR Franklin D. Roosevelt Elected GOVERNOR of New York 1930 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959973226

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 5, 1930 * New York gubernatorial election, 1930 * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR elected governor The front page has a nice banner headline: "DEMOCRATIC LANDSLIDE SWEEPS COUNTRY; REPUBLICANS MAY LOSE CONGRESS CONTROL; ROOSEVELT WINNER BY MORE THAN 700,000" with many subheads and photo of Roosevelt. Much more on the following pages. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 15:41

$48.00
160366

SCHECHTER POULTRY CORP. v. United States New Deal Supreme Court 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191706850

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1935 * Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States * re. Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal * Supreme Court decision (1st report) Front page carries a five column, three line headline: "ALL NRA ENFORCEMENT IS ENDED BY PRESIDENT AS SUPREME COURT RULES ACT AND CODES VOID; WHOLE OF NEW DEAL PROGRAM IN CONFUSION" with many subheads. (see) More inside with related photo. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 15:38

$67.00
160360

POST BATTLE OF WATERLOO Duke of Wellington's defeat of Napoleon 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191508428

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, Oct. 16, 1815 * re. Battle of Waterloo * Napoleon Bonaparte's defeat Page 2 has most of the first column taken up with: "Visit To Waterloo" from less than 2 months after the famous battle (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:28

$28.00
160359

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Exile in St. Helena Island Letter 1818 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959841879

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Aug. 28, 1818 * Napoleon Bonaparte letter * From exile in St. Helena The ftpg. contains a bitter letter signed: Napoleon, in which he mentions: "...This crafty proceeding has one object--to prevent your exposing the criminal plot they have been contriving against my life for these two years past..." and also: "...that affecting a willingness to provide me lodging and build a house for me, I have been kept for three years in this unhealthy bard & no building has yet been commenced..." and more (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:27

$35.00
160358

SAMUEL ADAMS Founding Father & Governor of Massachusetts DEATH 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959840444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 8, 1803 * Samuel Adams death * Governor of Massachusetts The top of page 2 has a rather unassuming article: "Yesterday morning the death of Mr. SAMUEL ADAMS, Esq. late Governor of this Commonwealth, was announced to the inhabitants by the tolling of all the bells in town. Mr. Adams has long been a valetudinarian; and has experienced much of the indisposition and bodily pain natural to the infirmities of age. He had reached his 81st year." Four pages, some light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:25

$74.00
160357

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE Wabash River - Tecumseh & Indians 1811 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959839522

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Dec. 2, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe Page 2 contains a nice account of the historic Battle of Tippecanoe, headed: "INDIAN BATTLE!' with various details (see). Page 3 has an editorial headed: "A Most Distressing Disaster" beginning: "The rumour received yesterday by the way of Pittsburgh of the defeat of our troops by the Indians under the Prophet, unfortunately turns out to be too true. Our little army has been dreadfully defeated..." with more. Actually this editorial is quite inaccurate (see hyperlink). Four pages plus the single sheet Supplement, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:23

$57.00
160356

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Pope Pius VII Catholic Church EXCOMMUNICATION 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191502959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON PATRIOT, Oct. 4, 1809 * Napoleon Bonaparte Excommunication * Pope Pius VII & the Catholic Church Half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Correspondence of the Late President Adams" which includes a letter signed by him written 2 months previous. Among news items from Europe found on page 2 is: "Pope Pius VII has issued his sentence of excommunication against Bonaparte and all his accomplices." (see). Four pages, various foxing, good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:21

$29.00
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
160353

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA w/ John Hancock Speech Signed 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191492981

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 29, 1783 * Rare title w/ great masthead * re. End of the Revolutionary War * John Hancock speech I have always thought this newspaper has one of the finest masthead, featuring an uncommonly large engraving with an Indian and an angel on either side of the "Journal", plus a 3-masted ship & other embellishments (see). A decorative issue for display. Page 2 contains a speech to the Mass. legislature signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Other news of the date from shortly after the end of the Revolutionary War. There are two somewhat large old tape stain which do disfigure (see), covered on the inside with arc... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:08

$63.00
160352

Rare 18th Century EARLY AMERICAN GOVENRMENT ERA w/ Nice Masthead 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959829192

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HERALD OF FREEDOM & THE FEDERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Feb. 23, 1790 * Rare 18th American title * Early federal government era One of the more unusual, and decorative, mastheads of the 18th century (see) which lasted less than 3 years from Sept., 1788 to July, 1791. Starting on the front page & taking all of pg. 2 are: "Proceedings in the Congress of the United States" which has interesting content from the beginning years of the federal government. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a minor archival mend at the bottom of pg.. 2, wide margins, good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:06

$86.00
160351

Rare First Issue VOLUME 1 NUMBER 1 Leslie's Illustrated w/ Prints 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959828546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 15, 1855 * Volume 1 - Number 1 issue This is the very first issue, volume one, number one, of what would become the first truly successful illustrated newspaper in America, predating even the famous Harper's Weekly by more than a year. Following on the heels of the Gleason's/Ballou's publication which lasted about 10 years, Leslie's would last for 65 years. The ftpg. features illustrations of: "The Arctic Explorers". Other prints within include: "Map of the Three Proposed Pacific Railway Routes" & a nice fullpg: "Panorama of the Great Southern Pacific Railway" which features many iconic images of the West. Plus the bkpg. includes a life-size prin... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:05

$257.00
160350

President FRANKLIN PIERCE Inauguration Washington D.C. Prints 1853 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191485803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, March 12, 1853 * Franklin Pierce inauguration * Washington D.C. prints Most of the front page is taken up with a nice print of: "President Pierce". Inside prints include: "The President Leaving Willard's Hotel, Washington" "President in Vic-President's Room", a full page: "Interior of the Rotunda--Procession to the Portico", a double page centerfold: "Assembling of the Multitude at the Eastern Portico at the Commencement of the Inauguration Ceremonies". Also a half page of the 'President's House, Washington" being a nice view of the White House; "Inauguration Ceremonies of General Washington" from 1789; and a full page of: "The Retiring Cabinet". The full back pa... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:04

$73.00
160348

THOMAS JEFFERSON Financial Troubles Bankruptcy 1826 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959826238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 18, 1826 * Thomas Jefferson's financial troubles The top of the ftpg. has a report with thoughts that the state of Virginia to come to the aid of Thomas Jefferson: "...out to force upon him, as a free gift, a sum of money sufficient to relieve him from pecuniary embarrassment..." who was in dire financial trouble during the closing months of his life. Four pages, some foxing, two folds, good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:01

$47.00
160347

Rare WINNEMUCCA NV Nevada HUMBOLDT COUNTY City of Paved Streets 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959825726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SILVER STATE, Winnemucca, Humboldt County, Nevada, Aug. 5, 1875 * Very rare title from the Old West We are finding that any Nevada newspapers from the 1870's are quite difficult to come by. This is one. In 1868, the Central Pacific Railroad reached Winnemucca, which put the town on the transcontinental line, promoting its growth. On September 19, 1900, Butch Cassidy's gang robbed the First National Bank of Winnemucca of $32,640. The entire front page is taken up with ads while pages 2 & 3 contain various news tidbits and more ads. Portion of a news agent's stamp in the masthead. Four pages, archival strengthening at the spine, good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:00

$66.00
160346

Rare WATSEKA Iroquois County ILLINOIS 1876 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959824467

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: IROQUOIS COUNTY TIMES, Watseka, Illinois, Aug. 31, 1876 * Rare title from the Midwest From a somewhat small town (pop. 5200) in Eastern Illinois. Various news and ads of the day, eight pages, never bond nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, minor wear at margins & fold, mailing label in the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends February 10, 2018 11:57

$29.00
160345

DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN Famous 20th Century Headline 1948 Chicago Tribune Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959823797

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 3, 1948 * Most recognized and sought after headline of the 20th century See the photos for what is arguably the most recognizable headline of the 20th century: "DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN". Even those not remotely knowledgeable about historic newspapers are familiar with this headline as it appeared in countless history books, historical reviews of the 20th century, and presidential campaign and election reports. It was the early "two star" edition of this paper which printed this famous error, changed with the second edition. And there were actually two different "two star" editions, one noting "City 54 pages" above the stars (presumably for city distribut... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 11:56

$3,350.00
160344

ROGERS HORNSBY "The Rajah" Traded by New York Giants MLB Baseball 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959823300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1928 * Rogers Hornsby traded * New York Giants * Boston Braves The front page has a one column heading: "HORNSBY IS TRADED 'FOR GOOD OF GIANTS'" with subheads. First report coverage on the New York Giants trading Rogers Hornsby to the Boston Braves. Lengthy report continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 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 subscr... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 11:55

$39.00
160343

GEORGE S. PATTON Recent Slapping Apology to Lose Command ? 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191477298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 25, 1943 * re. General George Patton slaps soldier * World War II - WWII The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "REPORT ON PATTON ASKED OF STIMSON" "Senate Committee to Consider Promotion Without Prejudice Pending Such Action" and more. (see) Coverage on General George S. Patton's possible removal from command for slapping and insulting a shell shocked soldier. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscrip... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 11:53

$52.00
160342

CHARLES LINDBERGH Transcontinental Airplane Flight SPEED Record 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191476233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1930 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Transcontinental flight record * Early aviation era original The front page has a three column headline: "LINDBERGH SETS A RECORD FROM COAST OF 14 3/4 HOURS WITH WIFE AS NAVIGATOR; FLIES 180 MILES AN HOUR AT 14,000 FEET" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related photo and map. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports, advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 11:52

$52.00
160341

CHARLES W. CHESNUTT African American Author & Activist DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959821004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 16, 1932 * Charles W. Chesnutt death * African American author * Post Civil War South Page 17 has a one column heading: "C. W. CHESNUTT, NEGRO AUTHOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles W. Chesnutt, African American author and political activist. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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 in... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 11:49

$38.00
160340

CHINA CLIPPER 1st Trans-Pacific Airmail AIRPLANE Flight PHOTOS 1935 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959820683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, December 1, 1935 * China Clipper airplane flight photos * 1st Trans-Pacific airmail commercial service The front page of this rotogravure section has 3 related photos concerning the famous airmail flight across the Pacific. (see) Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Eight pages, tiny binding holes and a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 10, 2018 11:49

$37.00
160339

Aviator RICHARD E. BYRD 2nd Antarctica South Pole Expedition 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191471541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, January 20, 1935 * Richard E. Byrd's 2nd Antarctica expedition * Little America - Jacobs Wind power The front page of this section has a banner headline: "ANTARCTIC DISCOVERIES: BYRD'S OWN STORY" with subheads, 3 related illustrations and map. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 11:47

$37.00
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
160305

REVOLUTIONARY WAR (Fagg's) Frog's Point Camp Keowee 1776 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372189446412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, October 15, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America * Great year to have (1776) The front page is a continuation of a dialogue concerning Pennsylvania creating a new form of government. Page 3 has a report from Harlem which includes: "Yesterday morning about 4000 of the enemy landed at Fagg's or Frog's point, about six miles above us. A detachment was immediately sent to oppose them; the enemy got possession of the point...had made no farther progress...the main body of Howe's army must be there..." & more. Also a letter from "Camp Keowee, South Carolina", which has much on military events in that part of the country--great reading. G... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2018 11:42

$620.00
160295

SEABISCUIT Marchbank Handicap Thoroughbred HORSE RACING Victory 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372188609143

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1937 * Seabiscuit wins Marchbank Handicap * Thoroughbred racehorse racing Page 6 of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "SEABISCUIT VICTOR AS 25,000 LOOK ON" with subheads and racing summary. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Marchbank Handicap. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 80+ page Sunday edition, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 07, 2018 15:37

$52.00
160294

SEABISCUIT Narragansett Thoroughbred HORSE RACING 2nd Victory 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391958065359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1935 * Seabiscuit wins Watch Hill Claiming * Narragansett - Pawtucket, Rhode Island * Thoroughbred racehorse racing The sport's section (page 28) has a two column heading: "Seabiscuit Races to New Mark In Taking Narragansett Sprint" with subhead and racing summary. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Watch Hill Claiming at the Narragansett racetrack. An early report here as this was Seabiscuit's 2nd career victory. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 07, 2018 15:33

$62.00
160293

SEABISCUIT Scarsdale Handicap Yonkers Win HORSE RACING w/ Photo 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391958064621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 25, 1936 * Seabiscuit wins Scarsdale Handicap * Empire City (Yonkers Raceway) * Thoroughbred racehorse racing The front page of this section has a one column heading: "SEABISCUIT FIRST BY NOSE AT EMPIRE" with subhead. Article continues inside with a photo of the finish. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Scarsdale Handicap at the Yonkers Raceway. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends February 07, 2018 15:31

$44.00
160292

SEABISCUIT Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes HORSE RACING Victory 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391958064035

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1938 * Seabiscuit wins Hollywood Gold Cup * Santa Anita Stakes - Arcadia, California * Thoroughbred racehorse racing the front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "SEABISCUIT TAKES $50,000 ADDED TEST" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes in Arcadia, California. This was the inaugural race here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 80+ page Sunday edition, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 07, 2018 15:30

$57.00
160291

BATTLE OF LAS CRUCES United States Marines Nicaragua Occupation 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391958062689

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 2, 1928 * Second Battle of Las Cruces * American occupation of Nicaragua * United States Marines Corps The top of the front page has a two column headline: "FIVE MARINES ARE KILLED AND 23 WOUNDED IN BATTLE WITH NICARAGUAN REBELS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Second Battle of Las Cruces during the American occupation of Nicaragua. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 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 & insti... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 15:28

$44.00
160290

Rare HOLLYWOOD MOVIE PROP "Prohibition Repealed" Depression Era 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391958061996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK CHRONICLE, no date. This is obviously a movie "prop" newspaper created for a movie made in the year, or about the year, 1933 given the banner headline: "PROHIBITION REPEALED !" with a subhead: "President Signs Bill Legalizing Liquors". The balance of the content is just filler material to give the newspaper a "genuine" look from the period. Four pages, toning at the central fold & spine, generally good condition.

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Ends February 07, 2018 15:26

$138.00
160289

JOHN ADAMS Minting Coins in United States Notice Proclamation 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372188600789

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 21, 1797 * President John Adams proclamation 7 * Notice of Commencement of Minting U.S. Coins Page 2 has a very historic "Proclamation" signed in script type by the President in which he proclaims that now that the United States Mint is fully operating all foreign coins (Spanish milled dollars excepted): "...will cease to pass current as money within the United States...". The United States now has its own functioning coinage system. This is followed by a very brief yet notable sentence: "Between the hours of twelve and one, wind and weather permitting, a third attempt will be made to launch the CONSTITUTION Frigate." Four pages, never-trimmed margins,... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 15:24

$96.00
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
160283

June 28, 1873 19th Century MAP of AUSTRIA & the GERMAN EMPIRE Germany - Europe


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372188433084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Here is a 19th century foldout map of "AUSTRIA And The GERMAN EMPIRE" from the extra supplement of the Illustrated London News, dated June 28, 1873 This map measure 33 x 22 inches and is printed on very high quality paper, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing it to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Nice for display.

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:49

$36.00
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
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