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164976

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey Revolutionary War GEORGE WASHINGTON 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077828748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth Court House, New Jersey * General George Washington This is a very historic issue with terrific coverage on the Battle of Monmouth as well as a wealth of other fine reports on the Revolutionary War. The issue beings with: "Debates In Parliament" taking 5 pages and containing much discussion on the war with America, including in part: "...call the serious attention of the House to the boundless expences of the American war, & to the manifest impracticability of succeeding in it...the naval power of this country, if this war is persisted in, will be exhausted...that America was not to be reduced by conquest..." w... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:21

$172.00
164975

(2) HMS VICTORY Royal Navy Ship w/ Sir John Balchen LOST at Sea 1744 Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077828464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, two issue set, London, England, October and November, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! October issue: Certainly the most notable report in the 1st issue is the report of the sinking of the British ship H.M.S. Victory. A report dated February 5, 2009 from the "Best Syndication News" service brings this event into the 21st century with its breaking news reading: "The HMS Victory ship sunk in stormy seas back in 1744 but it wasn’t until this week, when an American company called Odyssey discovered what they call “the most significant shipwreck discovery in history.” There are two reports of this ship's ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:20

$77.00
164974

2 issue set of ALABAMA CONSTITUTION State Adopted 1819 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372359000059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819 * New state of Alabama Constitution Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and approve a Constitution that would not be in conflict with the federal Constitution. Printed in these two issues in its entirety is the "Constitution of the State of Alabama, Adopted Aug. 2, 1819" with this text taking 4 full pages of the Sept. 18 issue and the first five pages of the Sept. 25 issue. Included also is the list of members of the convention (see photos). A few months later Alabama would be accepted into the union. You get both issues still attach... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:18

$61.00
164973

DENMARK VESEY Charleston SC Slaves Negroes Revolt EXECUTIONS 1822 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358999475

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 7, 1822 * Denmark Vesey slave revolt * Executions of slaves - Negroes * Charleston, South Carolina Pages 9-11 have much regarding Denmark Vesey and the "Servile Conspiracy in South Carolina," which has a report of the Denmark Vesey slave revolt. Note: Denmark Vesey was a former slave who purchased his freedom and then planned what would have been one of the largest slave rebellions in the United States. Word of the plans were leaked and authorities at Charleston arrested the plot's leaders before the uprising could begin. During the Civil War Frederick Douglass used Vesey's name as a battle cry to rally African-American regiments. Also includ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:17

$40.00
164972

HELEN KELLER Gives Gold Medal Award to Lily Pons Opera Star PHOTO 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358998952

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1938 * Helen Keller & Lily Pons Page 26 has a two column photo with heading: "Opera Star Gets Medal For Aiding The Blind" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:16

$37.00
164971

AUSTRIAN ANCHLUSS Very Close w/ Adolph Hitler & Kurt Schuschnigg 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077826716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1938 * Nazi Germany taking over Austria * Total Anschluss very close * Arthur Seyss-Inquart The top of the front page has a four column headline: "AUSTRIA CAPITULATES TO GERMANY; PRO-NAZIS GET KEY POSTS IN CABINET; BERLIN HAILS UNITY OF TWO NATIONS" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:15

$38.00
164970

NYC Mobster LUCKY LUCIANO Convicted GUILTY Verdict Mafia Genovese 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358997446

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, June 8, 1936 * Charles "Lucky" Luciano convicted (1st report) The front page has a one column heading: "CONVICT LUCIANO ON VICE CHARGES" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the guilty verdict for Charles "Lucky' Luciano. He would spend the next 9 years in prison before being released. Lucky Luciano ranks as the #1 successful gangster of all-time. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:13

$44.00
164969

ENIAC 1 1st Electronic COMPUTER Turing-Complete Invention 1947 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077825684

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 12, 1947 * Eniac 1 invention (early computer) * 1st electronic computer * Aberdeen Proving Ground Page 21 has one column headings: "COMPUTING 'BRAIN' WILL 'MEMORIZE'" "Machines Shown at Aberdeen Promise to Be Immense Aid to Science and Business" See images for text here. Historic. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Fifty-six pages, a few cutouts on a couple unrelated inside pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: ENIAC, short for Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer, was th... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:13

$47.00
164968

Gangster BUGSY SIEGEL Murder Inc. Harry Greenberg ASSASSINATION 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358996623

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, November 25, 1939 * Gangster Benjamin Bugsy Siegel * Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg murder Page 8 has a one column heading: "Gangland Victim Linked to Lepke" with subhead. (see) First report coverage of the murder of gangster Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg by Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel and a few others. Of course Siegel is not mentioned in the report because they didn't know who committed the murder at the time. A key event in Siegel's crime career prior to his Las Vegas venture. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In November of 1939, Siegel, Whitey ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:12

$40.00
164967

BATTLE OF THE SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS Guadalcanal Campaign1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077824997

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 29, 1942 * Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands * U.S. Navy vs. Imperial Japanese Navy * Guadalcanal campaign - World War II The top of the front page has a four column headline: "JAPS TAPER OFF ATTACKS ON GUADALCANAL AFTER SUFFERING HEAVY LOSSES" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:10

$38.00
164966

JEWISH PALESTINE PAVILION Cornerstone Laid New York World's Fair 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077824431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1938 * Jewish Palestine Pavilion cornerstone * New York World's Fair The top of the back page has a three column illustration headed: "The Palestine Pavilion To Rise At the World's Fair". Also a one column heading: "HALL OF PALESTINE DEDICATED AT FAIR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the cornerstone being laid for the Jewish Palestine Pavilion for the 1939 New York World's Fair. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:08

$37.00
164965

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War EXECUTIONS Hangings 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358993902

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 5, 1873 * Captain Jack execution * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The top of the front page has an article headed: "The Modocs Executed" "The Scene At Fort Klamath On Friday Morning" with the report taking close to 1 1/2 columns. This is the report of the hanging of Captain Jack, leader of the Modoc Indians, and others for their involvement in the Modoc War. Various subheads (see photos). The hyperlink has much on the war. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:07

$50.00
164964

LAWRIN American Thoroughbred Racehorse Wins KENTUCKY DERBY 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077823824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 8, 1938 * Lawrin wins Kentucky Derby * American Thoroughbred racehorse The front page of this section has a banner headline: "60,000 WATCH LAWRIN WIN DERBY WITH DAUBER SECOND" with subheads and two photos. Nice for display. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:06

$42.00
164963

VAHAN CARDASHIAN Armenian-American Activist Leader & Lawyer DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077823190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1934 * Vahan Cardashian death * Armenian-American leader The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "CARDASHIAN DEAD; ARMENIAN LEADER" with subheads and photo. First report coverage of the death of Vahan Cardashian, Armenian American political activist and lawyer. 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 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 sub... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:04

$38.00
164962

MONTREAL MAROONS Wins the Stanley Cup NHL Ice Hockey Championship 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358990052

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1935 * Montreal Maroons - NHL Hockey * Wins Stanley Cup title The sport's section (page 27) has a banner headline: "World's Hockey Championship Captured by Maroons in Three Straight Games" with subheads and lineups. (see) First report coverage the Montreal Maroons winning the 1934-35 Stanley Cup by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs. 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 whit... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:04

$38.00
164961

LOS ANGELES FLOOD California & George Foster Peabody DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077822629

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES March 5, 1938 * Los Angeles CA flood of 1938 * George Foster Peabody death * American banker & Philanthropist The top of the front page has a three column headline: "82 KNOWN DEAD, 128 MISSING IN CALIFORNIA FLOOD DEBRIS; WIDE AREA STILL ISOLATED" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with 2 related photos. (see) The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "G.F. PEABODY DEAD; PHILANTHROPIST" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:03

$44.00
164960

WOLFGANG AMADEDUS MOZART Austrian Classical Music Composer DEATH 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358984259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1792 * Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart death (1st report) * Austrian classical music era composer * Piano and violin prodigy Inside under the "Deaths" column is a brief albeit historic report: "In his 36th year, the celebrated John Chrysostom Wolfgang Theophillus Mozart, Mastro di Cappela to the Imperial Court of Vienna; whose very early and uncommon musical talents are described by the Hon Daines Barrington, in the "Philosophical Transactions", vol. LX. He was born at Saltzbourg, Jan. 17 1756." Note: a much more brief report of his death appears in the December, 1791 Gentleman's Magazine. Also within is "East India Intelligence" which be... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:00

$290.00
164959

Early NATIVE AMERICANS Indians Attack Family 18th Century 1792 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077821200

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1792 * Early Native Americans - Indians Near the back is three-quarters of a page of news headed: "America" mostly taken up with a very detailed and exciting account of a family attacked by Indians, noting how the mother and children were able to fend off the invaders not once but twice (see). A few other bits as well. Included are all 3 plates called for, one of which shows both sides of 3 coins. Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:59

$34.00
164958

TEXAS WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE w/ Santa Anna & Creek War Indians 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077820623

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1836 * Texas War for Independence * Santa Anna to be tried & shot * Creek War - Cherokees - Indians The ftpg. has a short report concerning the "outrages" due to the rescue of two runaway slaves (see). Other articles inside include: "Lynching Among the Indians" "The Creek War" with reports from Fort Mitchell, Alabama; "The Cherokees" "From Florida" "Mexico & the United States" "Western Indians" and "Texas", the latter mentioning that the Mexicans had not advanced and will not prosecute further operations against Texas, for the present, and with mention of Goliad, the Alamo, and San Jacinto (see). There is also mention that Santa Anna has been t... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:57

$37.00
164957

DANIEL WEBSTER "Liberty and Union, Now and Forever" SPEECH 1830 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358980854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1830 * Daniel Webster: "...liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable!" Daniel Webster was a leading American statesman during the nation's Antebellum Period. Webster's desire to see the Union preserved and conflict averted led him to search out compromises designed to stave off the sectionalism that threatened war between the North and South. Webster tried three times to achieve the Presidency; all three bids failed, the final one in part because of his compromises. Similarly, Webster's efforts to steer the nation away from civil war toward a definite peace ultimately proved futile. Despite this, Webster came to be esteemed for these ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:56

$60.00
164956

STEPEHEN DECATUR United States Navy DUEL vs. James Barron KILLED 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077819882

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820 * Stephen Decatur Killed (1st report) * United States Navy commodore * Duel vs. James Barron The ftpg. has an article with small head: "Melancholy Occurrence" which begins: "A duel was fought on Wednesday...between the victor of the Macedonian, Com. Decatur, and com. Barron who commanded the Chesapeake frigate...They fought at 8 paces with pistols---at the first fire both were wounded--com. Decatur through the abdomen of which he died..." with more. Further in the issue is another report with a small head: "Com. Decatur" with has a bit more detail concerning the funeral, etc. Among other reports in this issue are: "Relations with Sp... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:56

$30.00
164955

WAR OF 1812 ENDS w/ Battle of New Orleans Andrew Jackson Victory 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358979744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 25, 1815 * End of the War of 1812 * Battle of New Orleans victory * Andrew Jackson praises troops Pages 2 & 3 contain the: "President's Message" to Congress announcing the end of the War of 1812, beginning: "I lay before congress copies of the treaty of peace & amity between the United States & his Britannic majesty, which was signed by the commissioners of both parties at Ghent, on the 24th of December, 1814..." signed in type: James Madison. This is followed by a great letter headed: "Further from New Orleans" prefaced with: "Address directed by major general Jackson to be read at the head of each of the corps composing the line below New Orleans, ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:55

$37.00
164954

ORSON HYDE New Mormons Prophet ? Joseph Smith & General Tom Thumb 1845 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077819242

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 3, 1845 * Mormons - Mormonism * Orson Hyde to be new leader ? * Brigham Young & Joseph Smith * General Tom Thumb European tour The back page has an item: "A New Prophet" noting: "It is rumored that the Mormons are soon to have another prophet. Brigham Young says that he has lately had an interview with Joe, who declared his determination to appoint Orson Hyde his successor, according to the provision in the Book of Covenants...". Another small item notes: "...Little general Tom Thumb is a fair specimen of our miniature Yankee productions. His mother in Connecticut is said to have become reconciled to his 'being out' for a spell. Mr. Barnum, of t... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:54

$43.00
164953

JOHN JAY American Statesman Death - Pirates Hanged - Slave Ships 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358978181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 30, 1829 * John Jay death * Pirates & slave ships Pages 1 and 2 have an article concerning the death of John Jay with a biography of his life & accomplishments. John Jay was an American diplomat, patriot, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States. Also an article: "Slave Trade" which mentions the capture of ships containing 450 slaves, with much more. Also: "Pirates In A Fair Way" mentions: "...have at last caught some of the pirates...they will be hanged..." with other details. And near the back: "Creek Indians In Georgia... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:52

$32.00
164952

Early ROBERT E. LEE as a Cadet at WEST POINT Military Academy 1829 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358976824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1829 * Cadet Robert E. Lee * West Point military academy It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people long before they would become a household name. Near the back is is a great example. Under a list headed: "Military Academy" area the: "...names of the five most distinguished cadets in each class..." and listed in the "First Class" is a young Robert E. Lee from Virginia, second in this freshman class, 22 years of age at the time (see). It would be another 30+ years before his name would be known to most in the country. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:50

$33.00
164951

ABOLITION OF SLAVERY in Virginia & re. Trail of Tears Indians 1829 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358976371

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1829 * Abolition of slavery in Virginia * Trail of Tears - Southeastern Indians Near half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Abolition of Slavery" which concerns Virginia, noting: "...revise the constitution of the commonwealth, praying for the adoption of some provisions in the new constitution by which the slave population in the state may be checked, or reduced, and, if possible, ultimately done away...". Similarly, an inside page has most of 2 pages taken up with: "Abolition Of Slavery" in Virginia. Also inside is a nice report concerning the "Trail Of Tears" headed: "Indians Removed Westward" with a dateline of New Echota (Ga.) including: "... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:49

$32.00
164950

Gangster AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Set Free Prison at Lewisburg PA 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358975784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, November 17, 1939 * Al 'Scarface" Capone freed from prison * Chicago gangster becomes a free man The top of the front page has a three column heading: "CAPONE, IN HOSPITAL, IS TECHNICALLY FREE, BUT WATCHED BY FBI" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning and minor wear a the margins, generally nice.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:49

$57.00
164949

Rare BABE RUTH Deer Hunting Camp Bryan North Carolina PHOTO 1931 NYC Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077814784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES (Rotogravure Section only), December 13, 1931 * Unusual Babe Ruth photo * Deer hunting at Camp Bryan * North Carolina This section is loaded with photos involving sports, entertainment, fashion and much more. Page 6 has a photo titled: "The First Trophy Of the Hunting Season In The South: Babe Ruth" Complete rotogravure section only with all 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:40

$37.00
164948

MIGUEL FLETA Spanish Operatic Singer & Tenor Spain DEATH 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077814493

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1938 * Miguel Fleta death (1st report) * Spanish Operatic tenor * Iberian opera singer The top of the front page has a one column picture of Miguel Fleta and heading: "Miguel Fleta, Tenor, One In Opera Here" with subhead. (see) 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 with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:39

$37.00
164947

ANNA SAGE "Woman in Red" re. John Dillinger's Murder $5000 Reward 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358967298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 30, 1935 * re. John Dillinger's assassination * Anna Sage - Ana Cumpănaș * "Woman in Red" $$ reward The top of page 18 has a one column heading: "DILLINGER SPOTTER SAYS SHE GOT $5,000" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning with some margin wear, generally good.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:38

$39.00
164946

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Jamaica rpt. 1720 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077813820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Sept. 3, 1720 * Rare title A very handsome newspaper with 3 very ornate engravings near the top of the front page. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a report of the governor of Jamaica to the political Assembly of the island (see for portions). Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/4 by 14 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:37

$52.00
164945

1865 JEFFERSON DAVIS Hunted as Conspirator to Abraham Lincoln's Assassination


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358963228

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, May 4, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Pursuit of Jefferson Davis as conspirator The ftpg. features a map headed: "The Scene of the Recent Pursuit" referring to the pursuit of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Nice first column related headlines: "THE CONSPIRACY" "Important Proclamation by the President" which is signed in type: Andrew Johnson & includes in part: "It appears from evidence...that the atrocious murder of the late President Abraham Lincoln...was incited, concerted, and procured by & between Jefferson Davis...& other rebels & traitors against the government of the United States...". Other column heads: "Jeff. Davis Alleged to have Been Impli... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:33

$63.00
164944

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Second Inauguration "With Malice Toward None.." 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358961720

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration (historic) * "With Malice Toward None, With Charity For All" * End of Civil War & assassination nears The front page has nice & detailed reporting on the inaugural of Abraham Lincoln with column heads: "WASHINGTON" "Inauguration Day in the National Capital" "Bad Weather & a Tame Affair" "Second Inaugural of Abraham Lincoln" "Speech of Vice-President Johnson" & a bit more. Included on the ftpg. is a subhead: "The Inauguration--Mr. Lincoln's Address" which begins: "Mr. Lincoln was enthusiastically greeted by the immense crowd assembled. Silence, however, followed at once when the President stepped forward & read his i... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:31

$545.00
164943

NEW ROCHELLE NY New York Peter Levine Boy Kidnapping FOUND DEAD 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077810920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1938 * Peter Levine found dead * Boy kidnapping - abduction * New Rochelle, New York The top of the front page has a two column headline: "LEVINE BOY'S BOUND BODY WASHED ASHORE ON SOUND 94 DAYS AFTER ABDUCTION" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of the boy. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:30

$37.00
160256

SEABISCUIT Havre de Grace Handicap HORSE RACING Victory w/ PHOTO 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372184739068

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 29, 1938 * Seabiscuit wins Havre de Grace Handicap * Maryland - Havre de Grace Racetrack * Thoroughbred racehorse racing The sport's section (page 34) has three column headline: "Seabiscuit Wins in Maryland" with subheads and nice photo. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Havre de Grace Handicap in Maryland. 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, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends August 02, 2018 16:18

$56.00
164919

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Script Signed Act of Congress DUTIES 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356283526

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 8, 1795 * President George Washington Half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "An Act to Alter & Amend the Act titled 'An Act Laying Certain Duties Upon Snuff and Refined Sugar' " which carries over to pg. 2 where it is signed in script type: Go. Washington. Page 3 has a report of the Mass. "State Election" showing Samuel Adams as the victor for the governorship. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:39

$76.00
164918

ST. CLAIR'S DEFEAT Battle of the Wabash River Ohio INDIANS Victory1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076541058

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 24, 1791 * St. Clair's Defeat - Northwest Territory * Battle of the Wabash River * Native American victory Page 2 has a significant report which includes: "The Western Expedition--and its issue--occupy all our thoughts...The Indians charged our troops, tomahawk in hand, and must have suffered considerably from the bayonets of our troops--though their loss cannot be ascertained. It is said Gen. Scott with 5000 Kentucky volunteers has reached Fort Jefferson & has marched immediately in quest of the Indians--in hopes to overtake them...Colonel Gibson and Major Butler are said to be dead of their wounds. Gen. St. Clair's tent was surrounded by the Indians--but ... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:38

$93.00
164917

FRANCIS HOPKINSON & Benjamin Harrison V - Founding Fathers DEATH 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356282340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 18, 1791 * Francis Hopkinson & Benjamin Harrison V deaths * Declaration of Independence signers - Founding Fathers Listed under "Died" on pg. 3 is: "...In Virginia; Hon. Benjamin Harrison, Esq. formerly Govenour of that State..." and "...At Philadelphia, Hon. Francis Hopkinson, Esq. District Judge of the United States, for the State of Pennsylvania. The interests of science and patriotism will long deplore the loss of this valuable citizen..." (see photos). Both of these men were signers of the Declaration of Independence. Page 2 has an interesting item on the derivation of the term "Yankee", as well as a letter headed "Mr. Paine, in his reply to Mr. Burke... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:37

$64.00
164915

18th Century MASSACHUSETTS SPY George Washington's Death Nears 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356281751

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 20, 1799 * 18th century American title This issue was printed less than a month before the death of George Washington. The ftpg. & pg. 2 have the "Speech" of Governor Tichenor of Vermont, as well as reports from Worcester, Philadelphia, Lexington, Kentucky, New York, Trenton, Boston, & Europe. Four pages, small rubbing hold to the front leaf not close to noted content, foxing near the top..

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:36

$38.00
164914

Rare PAUL REVERE Filth in Boston Streets NOTICE Signed in Type 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076539570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, May 13, 1799 * Rare Paul Revere notice A single sheet supplement issue with most of the front page taken up with a huge chart of "Prices Current at Boston" which is interesting to peruse. The balance of the issue is taken up with advertisements, the most intriguing of which is on the back page: "Take Notice - Whereas a quantity of filth and manure has been taken up in Boston Streets & deposited in Milk Street near the Common...if the same is not removed the owners...will be considered a nuisance..." and a bit more, signed in type: Paul Revere, President, of the Board of Health. Folio size, single sheet, very nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:35

$55.00
164913

CAPITOL BUILDINGS Designs in D.C. & President George Washington 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356280253

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 17, 1792 * President George Washington * Designing District of Columbia * Federal buildings - Capitol Most of the bkpg. is taken up with: "An Act for Raising a Farther Sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers, and for Other Purposes therein mentioned." which is signed in type by the President: G. Washington. Also a great ad headed: "Washington, in the Territory of Columbia - A Premium" noting: "Of a lot in this city to be designated by impartial judges and 500 dollars...by the commissioners of the Federal Buildings, to the person who, before the 15th day of July, 1792 shall produce to them the most approved plan...for a Capitol to be erected in ... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:33

$166.00
164911

GEORGE WASHINGTON Commander-in-Chief & John Adams Letter Signed 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356279592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 11, 1798 * George Washington again as Commander-in-Chief * President John Adams letter signed in type Page 2 has the letter from the: "...President of the United States...approved & signed the act authorizing the defence of merchant vessels against French depredations..." signed in type: John Adams. All of the front page & half of page 2 are taken up with continued reports on: "The Envoys to Citizen Talleyrand". Page 3 has: "American Independence!" with a long list of various toasts to the anniversary of the country (see for portions). There is also a notice headed: "Appointments" which states: "George Washington, of Virginia, Lieut... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:32

$79.00
164910

(10) CIVIL WAR ERA Northhampton Massachusetts w/ Abraham Lincoln 1864 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356278678

Shown are 10 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NORTHAMPTON FREE PRESS, Massachusetts A lot of ten consecutive biweekly issues from the Civil War dated March 8 - April 8, 1864, each having Civil War content within. The April 8 issue has over 2 columns of the ftpg. taken up with: "Abraham Lincoln, By Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe". Each complete in 4 pages, light water staining to an upper quadrant does not deter readability, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:30

$86.00
164909

BATTLE OF STONES RIVER Murfreesboro TN & Vicksburg MS Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356278237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Jan. 5, 1863 * Battle of Stones River * Murfreesboro, Tennessee * Vicksburg Campaign Page 2 has much on the Civil War including column heads: "From the South" "The Battle at Murfreesboro" "The Rebels Claim A Victory" "The Engagement at Vicksburg" "From Tennessee" "The Battle At Murfreesboro" "The Federal Victory Complete!" "The Entire Rebel Army Retreating in Great Disorder!" "From Vicksburg" "The City In Our Possession!" and much more. Four pages, minor loss to a corner of the front leaf affects 2 words, minor margin tears, generally good.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:29

$29.00
164908

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom Death FUNERAL 1820 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076536705

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE of Tuesday, the 8th of February. Dated Friday, Feb. 11, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Funeral - best title to be had ? This is a broadside edition (single sheet printed on one side only) concerning the funeral of King George II of England. The ftpg. announcement is datelined Feb. 10 and notes in part: "All Peers, Bishops, Eldest Sons of Peers...who propose to assist at the interment of His late Most Sacred Majesty King George the Third, of Blessed Memory...are requested to signify their intention..." with more (see). Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:28

$47.00
164907

BLOODY BENDERS Cherry Vale KS Kansas Murderers & Modoc War 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076536414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 2, 1873 * Modoc War - Boston Charley * Bloody Benders - murderers * Cherry Vale, Kansas The top of the ftpg. has nice column heads on the Modoc Indian War in California with: "THE MODOC WAR" "An Exciting Chase" "Surrender of 15 More of the Band" "Boston Charley--Dr. Thomas's Murder..." "Escape of the Redoubtable Captain" "Supposed Capture of Two of the Bender Murderers". The latter heading relates to the "Bloody Benders". Four pages, very large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:27

$38.00
164906

Rare CHRIST RETURNS End of the World Time Gospel Tract Society 1960? Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076535333

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LAST NEWS - "Tomorrow's Headlines Today", "Midnite Message". This interesting "newspaper" was the product of The Gospel Tract Society as a piece to show what news reports might be like at the end of time on earth. the headline: "CHRIST RETURNS" "Millions Missing Around World" has a great wealth of related articles & heads in the 4 pages. No date is given but from the photo and other items I would guess around 1960. Nice condition, tabloid-size.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:23

$57.00
164905

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356271995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history * Flight across the Atlantic Ocean * Airplane "Friendship" Page 23 has one column headings: " MISS EARHART SLIPS FROM HOST TO FLY" "Eager for the Air, She Takes Off at Croydon, Handling Controls Herself" and more. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of honor in England just after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Interesting report here as she wanted to prove to the public that she could fly a airplane herself. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. Note: While the major historic events in Amelia Earhart's l... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:21

$52.00
164892

KID CANN Minneapolis MN Jewish Mobster Gangster ACQUITTED Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076113142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1936 * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a one column heading: "KID CANN ACQUITTED IN LIGGETT MURDER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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 August 01, 2018 15:41

$39.00
164890

MODERN TIMES Charlie Chaplin Film Very 1st Movie REVIEW & Ad 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355312538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1936 * Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" * Opening Day in New York City review * Movie - film debut advertisements An inside page has the a review of the "new" film "Modern Times", considered by many as Chaplin;'s greatest film. The two column heading under "The Screen" reads: "Heralding the Return, After an Undue Absence, of Charlie Chaplin in 'Modern Times'" with caricature of Chaplin. (see) Also a one column heading: "CHAPLIN FANS JAM BLOCK AT OPENING" with subheads. (see) The same page also has a opening day advertisements as well. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produce... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:39

$50.00
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