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159709

Rare LINCOLN-DOUGLAS DEBATES Abraham Stephen 2nd Freeport Illinois1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391943885438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 1, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas * The Great Debates of 1858 We find that reports on the now-famous Lincoln Douglas debates are very difficult to find in newspapers outside of Illinois, perhaps not surprising because it was a senate race in Illinois and Lincoln was, at this time, still a relatively unknown figure in American politics. However this issue is a rare exception, as page 6 contains a report headed: "Lincoln And Douglas At Freeport" 'Lincoln Answers And Asks Some Questions" which is a report on their second of seven debates. The report begins with Lincoln's verbatim answers to 7 questions Douglas put to Lincoln in the first debate but ... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:21

$665.00
159708

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON ENGLAND 1739 Old Original British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163978090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON EVENING-POST, England, Dec. 18, 1739 An early issue of this rather famous British title. Various news items from Europe, mostly from the United Kingdom. A wealth of ads as well. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archivally rejoined at the spine, 10 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:19

$47.00
159707

KING EDWARD VIII Abdication for Wallis Simpson Marriage George VI 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391943883282

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, December 11, 1936. * King Edward VIII abdication (1st report) * Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor * King George VI (Duke of York) takes over The front page has a nice banner headline: "KING EDWARD VIII ABDICATES THRONE" with many subheads and related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:18

$47.00
159706

1942 WWII Newspaper JEWISH HOLOCAUST Extermination Europe Jews HITLER Overthrow?


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163976862

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1942 * Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time * Nazi-occupied Europe exterminations * Overthrow Hitler and Mussolini ? This 36 page newspaper has one column headings on page 5: "German-Americans Warn the Germans" and "Fifty Prominent Citizens Ask for Overthrow of Hitler". See photos for coverage on the ongoing atrocities in Nazi-occupied Europe. Rare to find such reports in newspapers at this time as the reality of the holocaust was just being realized. What better evidence to confirm of what really happened then having a 1st hand account from the day it was first reported. Other news, sports and and advertisements of the day throughout with muc... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:17

$42.00
159705

PARTITION OF INDIA British Division Accepted w/ Mountbatten PLan 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391943882144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1947 * Partition of India * Mountbatten Plan The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BRITAIN ACHIEVES SOLUTION IN INDIA; LEADERS ACCEPT IT" with subheads and related map. (see) Much more on the following pages, lengthy 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 56 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 indiv... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:16

$65.00
159704

Gangsters CHICAGO PUBLIC ENEMIES Al Capone & Bugs Moran LIST 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163975721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 24, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * George 'Bugs' Moran & more * Gangster era original This 52 page newspaper has one column headings on page 3 that include: "LISTS 28 GANGSTERS AS PUBLIC ENEMIES" "Chicago Commission Names Capone, Moran, Diamond and Saltis Among Others" "POLICE TO HARASS THEM" and more. (see) Coverage on a list made by Chicago officials trying to intimidate local gangsters including Al Capone. This was one the first time the word "Public Enemy" was used. John Dillinger was considered the 1st public enemy but not until 1934. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:15

$57.00
159703

MICHIGAN WOLVERINES Tom Harmon College Football HEISMAN TROPHY 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391943880217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1940 * Tom Harmon wins Heisman Trophy "Old 98" * Michigan Wolverines halfback * NCAA college football Page 35 has a two column heading: "Harmon Receives Heisman Trophy At Downtown A. C. Football Dinner" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Michigan Wolverine star football player, Tom Harmon, winning the Heisman Trophy. Other news,sports and advertisements of the day throughout. 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 subscription cost, libraries & inst... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:11

$65.00
159702

North American NEW YORK CITY BLIZZARD Snow Storm Wind 1947 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163973076

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1947 * Blizzard of 1947 (1st report) * New York City snow storm The front page has a nice banner headline: "RECORD 25-INCH SNOW CRIPPLES CITY AND EAST; ALL TRAFFIC SLOWED, LONG ISLAND IS DISRUPTED; THOUSANDS MAROONED; FOOD AMPLE, FUEL SHORT" with subheads and photo. Much more inside. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:10

$50.00
159701

BATTLE OF TAIERZHUANG China Chinese Victory Over Japanese XUZHOU 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163972566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1938 * Battle of Taierzhuang - China * Second Sino-Japanese War The top of the front page has a two column headline: "JAPANESE DEFEAT A MAJOR DISASTER; CRISIS IN CABINET" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 3 with photos of two key figures and a related map. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:09

$42.00
159700

ARMY-NAVY GAME College Football Rivalry West Point vs. Annapolis 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391943878761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 4, 1932 * The Army-Navy game * College football rivalry * West Point vs. Annapolis The top of this section has a one column heading: "ARMY DEFEATS NAVY BY 20 TO 0 AS 79,000 THRILL TO SPECTACLE" with subheads and two related photos. Nice for display. Lengthy coverage continues inside with more photos, headings and stats. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:08

$34.00
159699

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Fighting Irish Last Football Game Coached 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163971247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 14, 1930 * New York Giants vs. Norte Dame Fighting Irish * Charity football game for NYC unemployed * Knute Rockne's last game ( day of) The top of page 4 of this section has a banner headline: "Giants and Notre Dame All-Stars to Meet for Charity at Polo Grounds Today" with subheads and two related photos. (see) This was to be Knute Rockne's very last football game coached prior to his fatal airplane crash. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:06

$40.00
159675

GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential State of the Union Address Signed 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391942179378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HOUGH'S CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, Nov. 22, 1792 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Most of page 3 is taken up with Washington's state of the union address for the year 1792 with a prefacing report which includes: "...The members of the house accordingly repaired to the senate chamber where at twelve o'clock the president of the United States arrived...when he delivered the following Speech to both Houses of Congress..." and what follows is the full text of the state of the union message, signed in type: Geo. Washington. Just beneath his signature in type is "United States, Nov. 6, 1791" which would seem to be a typesetting error as it should be 1792 (see for... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:42

$440.00
159674

Great INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY Racing Under Construction Print 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391942179000

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, April 28, 1909 * Indianapolis Motor Speedway * Great illustration during construction A terrific issue for any Indy car or NASCAR fan as the top of the front page features a rather large drawing of the: "New Indianapolis Motor Speedway, said To Be the Fastest Enclosed Track in the World---Many Records to Be Smashed". As can be seen the track had a much different configuration at the time. The track officially opened on June 5, 1909. There is no related article. Complete in 8 pages, address label in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:40

$127.00
159673

Very Rare OPERATION LONGHORN Lampass County TX Texas 1969 Fictitious Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391942174348

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LAMPASAS DISPATCH, Texas, "Juvember 33, 1969" A fascinating fictitious newspaper created specifically for "Operation Long Horn--For Maneuver Purposes Only--Not Intended For General Distribution". The website begins: "In the spring of 1952, as Cold War tensions heightened, Lampasas Countians’ worst fears seemingly materialized, as “enemy troops” stormed the area, “captured” Lampasas and declared martial law. The U.S. military simulation, dubbed “Operation Longhorn,” was just a test...One of the largest peacetime military exercises ever implemented in the United States, Operation Longhorn took place in March and April 1952, and cost an estimated $3.3 ... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:38

$170.00
159672

NEW YORK GIANTS World Series Champions vs. New York Yankees 1921 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161608207

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DOUGLAS DAILY INTERNATIONAL, Arizona, Oct. 13, 1921 * New York Yankees 1st World Series * New York Giants World Champions * MLB baseball (FINAL GAME) Great & bold banner headline above the masthead announces: "GIANTS CHAMPS" of the 1921 Major League Baseball World Series played at the Polo Grounds. Included is the "Score By Innings" statistics and last column heads: "Hard-Fought Game Between Pitchers High Spot Of Clash" and a bit more (see). The inning-by-inning coverage carries over to the bkpg. where are also photos of Babe Ruth and Art Nehf. This was the first appearance of the Yankees in a World Series. Six pages, chipping loss at the bottom but no loss to the baseball content, loo... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:34

$67.00
159671

RICK JAMES "Super Freak" R&B Music Song Singer DEATH 2004 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161605414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 7, 2004 * Rick James death (1st report) * "Super Freak" singer The bottom left of the ftpg. has a short bit headed: " 'Super Freak' Singer Rick James Dies at 56" with a photo of him. The full article takes over half of page 14, headed: "Rick James, 56; Funk Music Singer, Known for His 'Super Freak' " with another photo of him. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry, and the city where he lived and died. The complete sections A & B with 44 (of 136) pages. Nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:28

$59.00
159670

Rare NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut Revolutionary War INDEPENDENCE YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161604759

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Oct. 2, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) * Post Declaration of Independence Most of the front page is taken up with several correspondences among Lord Drummon (with proposals for a peace treaty) and George Washington, and the Continental Congress. It begins with a letter from Drummond dated Aug. 17, 1776 beginning: "Being deeply interested in the welfare of America, I think it my duty to communicate a matter of intelligence...may be rendered conducive to the restoration of a desirable peace...request....permission...to lay the same before the General Congress..." and more, signed: Drummond. This is followed by Washington's s... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:27

$1,350.00
159669

DeFOREST KELLEY "Star Trek" Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy Actor DEATH 1999 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161603744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 12, 1999 * DeForest Kelley death (1st report) * Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy * "Star Trek" USS Enterprise actor * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the ftpg. has a small announcement in a photo caption: "DeForest Kelley, Dr. Leonard 'Bones' McCoy on 'Star Trek', has died at 79". The full article is on pg. B13 with: "DeForest Kelley of 'Star Trek'' TV, Movie Fame Dies" with another photo of him. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete sections A & B only with 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:25

$67.00
159668

BENEDICT ARNOLD Injured at Battle of Quebec 1776 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391942163094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Feb. 17, 1776 * Battle of Quebec - Canada * General Benedict Arnold * American Revolutionary War The front page has a curious item: "Capt. Powlet of the 59th regiment, has lost one of his legs by the cannonading of the Provincials as he sat at his breakfast." Beginning on the front page is reporting from the House of Commons, carrying over to pg. 2 where there is discussion of the situation in America, including: "...that at this rate the Americans might always reduce us to unreasonable terms by the supposed impossibility of reducing them by force..." and further on: "...Lord North made a motion...a bill to cut off all intercourse between Great Britai... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:20

$685.00
159667

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Winning the Presidential Election vs. Jackson 1824 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391942162632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK OBSERVER, Dec. 4, 1824 * Controversial election of 1824 * John Quincy Adams vs. Andrew Jackson Page 3 has lengthy text and two charts concerning the results of the: "Presidential Election" with considerably explanation on how the numbers were determined. The bottom-line is that J.Q. Adams is leading in the numbers. Indeed, he would win the election and be inaugurated in March, 1825. Four pages, a bit of light foxing, good condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:19

$28.00
159665

CURTISS ROBIN ST. LOUIS Airplane Monoplane Flight Endurance Record1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161598249

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1929 * Airplane endurance record flight * Curtiss Robin monoplane airplane The top of the front page has a one column heading: "St. Louis Fliers Pass 231st Hour in Air, Confident of Setting a New Record Today" (see) Coverage on the airplane endurance record flight on the Curtiss Robin "St. Louis" flown by Dale Jackson and Forest O'Brine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:16

$38.00
159664

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161597622

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS YORK TIMES, April 24, 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 a nice four column headline: "WILKINS SAW ONLY MOUNTAINOUS ICE WHERE HE HOPED FOR LAND IN ARCTIC; CLOUDS HID ONE SPOT WHERE IT MIGHT BE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related map. 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, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:14

$45.00
159663

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 348 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391942159937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 9, 1669 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:13

$52.00
159662

BEER HALL PUTSCH Bavaria Munich Germany Early ADOLPH HITLER Coup 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161596383

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 12, 1923 * Beer Hall Putsch * Early Adolph Hitler The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HITLER FORCES RALLYING NEAR MUNICH; REICHSWEHR AND POLICE TO DEFEND CITY; ALLIES IN DOUBT ON CROWN PRINCE'S CASE" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:12

$42.00
159661

SAVANNAH Georgia Reached William T. Sherman March to Sea1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161595717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, December 29, 1864 * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea * Savannah, Georgia occupied Page 2 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here. Complete in 4 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:11

$28.00
159639

VIRGINIA MAP 1st Battle of Rappahannock Station Close 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161303588

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 22, 1862 * First Battle of Rappahannock Station close The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN VIRGINIA." Among the column heads on the ftpg. are: "General Pope Falling Back" "Stonewall Jackson Advancing" "Richmond Abandoned" "A Great Battle Expected" "The War In the South-West" "Lexington Menaced" "Our Forces in Pursuit" and much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:49

$48.00
159638

Rare TORY Pro British Rev. Revolutionary War 1778 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941916963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 7, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Page 2 mentions from Boston that: "...arrived here under an escort of American light dragoons, the Hon. JOHN HANCOCK, Esq., President of the American CONGRESS, and first Major-General of the militia of this state...his arrival was made known by ringing the bells, the discharge of 13 cannon...He re... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:47

$378.00
159637

USS CONSTITUTION United States Navy Frigate Sail Ship LAUNCHING 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941916585

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 25, 1797 * USS Constitution launched * United States Navy frigate A page 3 report under "The Real Launch" describes the successful launch of the Constitution. The report, dated "Oct. 23", begins: "On Saturday last, the Citizens again assembled at the navy yard, to view the Launch of the Frigate Constitution. Amid a crowd of spectators, she moved with a most graceful dignity into the embraces of the surrounding waters..." and more, plus mention of the two previous attempts that failed (see). There is also a report under " A Natural Curiosity" that describes a large snake seen in Young's Lake near Cooperstown, New York. Says the snake h... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:46

$98.00
159636

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Death 1st Report John Adams 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161301144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Dec. 28, 1799 * President George Washington's death * Historic 1st report (rare) The front page begins with a nice letter from "The Senate...To the President of the United States" noting that they wish: "...to express to you their deep regret for the loss their country sustains in the death of General George Washington..." with much more. This is followed by the: "President's Answer" to the Senate, signed in type: John Adams. Then a report from the House of Representatives discussing: "...a suitable mode of commemorating the death of General Washington..." Also another letter concerning the death of Washington. But certainly the great content is on page two where... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:44

$1,875.00
159635

ROBERT MORRIS United States Superintendent of Finance Resignation 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941915747

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENERAL EVENING POST, London, April 29, 1783 * Robert Morris to resign * U.S. Superintendent of Finance The front page has a nice report from "America" concerning the resignation of the famed patriot Robert Morris from the position of Superintendent of Finance for the fledgling federal government. Included is a letter from him in which he says he will resign on May 1 (see). Page 3 mentions that Congress has granted: "...a very large tract of country in Carolina to the Marquis de la Fayette." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:43

$48.00
159634

McDADE Bastrop County TX Texas Triple LYNCHING McLemore Brothers 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161299939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 26, 1883 * 3 men lynched - lynchings * McDade, Bastrop County, Texas The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "A TRIPLE LYNCHING" A Texas Town Invaded by Masked Men, Who Hang Three Desperadoes" "Friends Seek to Avenge Their Fate--Result, Three More Added to the List of Dead". Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:42

$29.00
159633

JOHN ADAMS Invited to Plymouth Colony MA Pilgrims Landing Anniv. 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941914100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1803 The ftpg. has a letter from the people of Plymouth to John Adams inviting him to a celebration of: "...the first landing of our Fore Fathers at this place.", with his response, signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archival repair at the spine, good condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:39

$29.00
159632

RICHARD PENN Lieutenant Governor Province of Pennsylvania DEATH 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161297807

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, July 29, 1811 The back page has a very nice, black-bordered report of the death of Richard Penn, who was governor of the province of Pennsylvania from 1771-1773. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:37

$27.00
159631

NUMBERS ON JERSEYS New York Yankees 1st MLB Team to Undertake 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941912295

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 23, 1929 * New York Yankees baseball team * Decide to be 1st in MLB to wear numbers Half of the banner headline at the top of the sports page records an historic event in the world of baseball: "...Yankees to Wear Numbers This Year" with column heads including: "YANKEES TO WEAR NUMBERS THIS YEAR" "Plan of World's Champions Will Be an Innovation in the Major Leagues" "Ruth Resumes Training" and more. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rag edition using very high quality newsprint for long-term use by libraries. Very nice condition. Historical note: There were several attempts to wear numbers previously but none were successful. After the Yankee decision Cleveland d... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:36

$72.00
159630

Post Civil War BASEBALL GAMES w/ Box Scores (7) 1870 New York Times Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941911528

Shown are 7 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, a lot of seven issues from September, 1870, each containing on inside or back pages a report of a baseball game with box scores. All issues 8 pages, some partially loose at the spine, generally very nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:34

$45.00
159629

VAMPIRES Sucking Blood Killers - Dead Bodies HUNGARY 18th Century 1732 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941546605

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1732 * Early vampires ? * Blood sucking deaths The first 29 pages are taken up with: "A View of the Weekly disputes & Essays in This Month" which has various reports from the many newspapers in England including the Daily Courant, Universal Spectator, Applebee's Journal, Weekly Register, London Journal, Fog's Journal, The Craftsman, The Free Briton, and more. These newspapers report on a wide range of topics including: "On Political Dreaming" "Of Study & Punning" "War with Priestcraft" & much more. This is followed by a two page poem: "Description of the Spring - A Journey from Patapsco in Maryland to Annapolis, April 4, 1730" and then a poem: "To t... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:55

$110.00
159628

Historic TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER Burial in Arlington Cemetery 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941545834

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 12, 1921 * Tomb of the Unknown Soldier * Arlington cemetery - Armistice Day The top of the front page has a banner headline: "OUR UNKNOWN WARRIOR BURIED, THE WORLD HONORS HIM" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Much more on the following pages with a few related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, even light toning, a little spine wear, generally good. wikipedia notes: The World War I Unknown lay in state in the Capitol Rotunda from his arrival in the United States until Armistice Day, 1921. On November 11, 1921, President Warr... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:53

$110.00
159627

NYC Mobster LUCKY LUCIANO Conviction SENTENCED Mafia Genovese 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941545254

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 18, 1936 * Lucky Luciano luck ends * New York City gangster sentenced Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Luciano Gets 30 to 50 Years; Vice Ring Head". (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:52

$47.00
159626

EARLY Rare 17th Century 335 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1682 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160806316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 19, 1682 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring about 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this w... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:48

$42.00
159625

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 348 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160805545

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

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:47

$52.00
159624

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941542721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 23, 1675 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would b... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:46

$42.00
159623

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941542410

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, minor bottom margin tears, good condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:44

$27.00
159622

CIVIL RIGHTS BILL to Become LAW Slavery Ends (EVE) 1866 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160802286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 9, 1866 * Civil Rights Bill becoming law (eve) * Post Civil War - slavery The front page has a brief report that begins with: "The Civil Rights Bill will be taken up tomorrow...". (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:42

$28.00
159621

Best 1929 STOCK MARKET CRASH Wall Street NYC Panic BLACK TUESDAY Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941541386

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1929 * Stock market crash of 1929 * Wall Street, New York City * Great to have in this title Of the several dates of the prestigious "Times" which reported the Stock Market Crash in late October this ranks among the best. The four column, three line headline at the top of the front page reads: "STOCKS COLLAPSE IN 16,410,030 SHARE DAY BUT RALLY AT CLOSE CHEERS BROKERS; BANKERS OPTIMISTIC, TO CONTINUE AID". There are related subheads as well reading: "Leaders See Fear Waning" "Closing Rally Vigorous" "Investment Trusts Buy" "Large Blocks Thrown on Market at Opening Start Third Break of Week" "Big Traders Hardest Hit" and more (see). The reporting carries o... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:41

$3,350.00
159620

The Great STOCK MARKET Wall Street CRASH OF 1929 in a New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160800687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1929 * Stock market crash of 1929 * Wall Street, New York City * Great to have in this title Of the several dates of the prestigious "Times" which reported the Stock Market Crash in late October this was the very first. The top of columns 1 & 2 on the front page have a 3 line head reading: "PRICES OF STOCKS CRASH IN HEAVY LIQUIDATION, TOTAL DROP OF BILLIONS" with related subheads: "Paper Loss $4,000,000,000" "2,600,000 Share Sold in the Final Hour in Record Decline" "Many Accounts Wiped Out" and more as seen in the photos. Reports carry over to page 2 where one column heads include: "Says Stock Slump Is Only Temporary" and "Prices Of Stocks Crash Heavily... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:40

$2,975.00
159619

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941540507

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1st report) * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone The top of the front page has a three line, two column headline announcing one of the more infamous events of the gangster era: "7 CHICAGO GANGSTERS SLAIN BY FIRING SQUAD OF RIVALS, SOME IN POLICE UNIFORMS". Subheads include: "Victims Lined Up In Row" "Hands Up, Faces to Wall of Garage Rendezvous, They Are Mowed Down" "All Took It For A Raid" "Four Machine Gun Executioners, Wearing Badges, Made Swift Escape in Automobile" "Moran's Staff Wiped Out" and more. The report carries over to page 2 offering much detail of the event. This is one of the most infamous of all the... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:39

$655.00
159618

Columbia Baseball Star LOU GEHRIG Signs w/ New York Yankees 1923 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941540137

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1923 * Very early Lou Gehrig * Signs w/ New York Yankees * Best title to be had? For any collector of baseball history, a report of the signing of any future star always figures high on the "most wanted" list. Here is one. The sports page has a report at the top headed: "Yanks Sign Gehrig, Columbia Slugger" with the text including: "Lou Gehrig, Columbia pitcher, first baseman and outfielder, called by Coach Carris of Pennsylvania and other critics the 'best college player since George Sisler', has signed a contract with the Yankees...Gehrig's coming to the Yanks, however, will arouse most interest, and his work in fast company will be watched closely. He is easi... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:38

$198.00
159617

Best JOHNNY SYLVESTER New York Yankees BABE RUTH Sick Boy Promise 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941539676

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 8, 1926 * Johnny Sylvester gets better * Babe Ruth - New York Yankees * 3 World Series home runs promise * Best title to be had? (rare as such) The sports page reports on perhaps the most famous off-the-field story on the legendary Babe Ruth. The one column article is headed: "Boy Regains Health As Ruth Hits Homers" and "John D. Sylvester, Son of National City Bank Executive, Now on Road to Recovery". As most baseball fans know this is the story of Johnny Sylvester, an 11 year-old who was deathly ill, & to whom Babe Ruth promised a home run in the World Series. Ruth came through with 3 home runs --and as the story goes--causing the boy to recuperate, saving his... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:36

$385.00
159616

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Seneca Falls NY EQUAL RIGHTS Amend. Convention 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941538831

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1923 * Historic Women's Suffrage item * Seneca Falls, New York convention * Woman's rights - Equal Rights Amendment Page one has significant reporting from Seneca Falls, New York, site of the Woman's Rights convention which was celebrating the 75th anniversary of the first woman's rights convention held in 1848. The one column headlines read: "WOMEN ADOPT FORM FOR EQUAL RIGHTS" "National Party Accepts Proposed Wording of Amendment to Constitution" "Called World Movement" "New York State Branch of the Party Elects Mrs. Clarence M. Smith President". This was the beginning of a 49 year struggle to geet the amendment passed, introduced in every session of Congr... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:34

$245.00
159615

GRACE MOORE "Tennessee Nightingale" Makes OPERATIC Soprano Debut 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160789724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, February 8, 1928 * Actress Grace Moore * Makes operatic debut The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Grace Moore's Debut In Opera Is a Triumph" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small address label in the masthead, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: After training in France, Moore made her operatic debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City on February 7, 1928, singing the role of Mimì in Giacomo Puccini's La bohème.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:28

$37.00
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