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159614

1st TELEVISION Transatlantic Image Sent Ocean JOHN LOGIE BAIRD 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941536144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 9, 1928 * 1st television image sent across Atlantic Ocean * John Logie Baird - Hartsdale NY New York The top of the front page has a three column headline: "FACES FLASHED ACROSS THE ATLANTIC BY TELEVISION" (see) First report coverage on the very 1st transatlantic TV image sent. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:27

$67.00
159612

MICHAEL COLLINS Irish Free State ASSASSINATION Republican Army 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941534926

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1922 * Michael Collins assassination * Irish Republican Army leader * Irish Free State The top of the front page has a one column heading: "IRISH PAY HONOR TO COLLIN'S BODY; HIS WORK TO GO ON" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the assassination of IRA leader, Michael Collins. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally good.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:24

$45.00
159611

Dictator ADOLPH HITLER Was Jewish ? Descended from Jews Descent 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941534436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1933 * Adolph Hitler was of Jewish descent... The top of page 7 has a very intriguing article with column heads: "HITLER TIE SEEN WITH CZECH JEWS" "Organ of Austrian Heimwehr Reports Direct Descent on His Mother's Side" " 'Forebears' Of Same Name" "Woman Who Left Czechoslovakia for Austria Declared a Sister of Chancellor's Grandmother". The article goes on to include: "...claiming proof that Herr Hitler was directly descended on his mother's side from a Jewish family of that name in Czechoslovakia..." with much more. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:23

$57.00
159609

WILLIAM KNIGHTSMITH English Toastmaster Red Long Tailcoat DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941533241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1932 * William Knightsmith death * Famous English toastmaster * Red long tailcoat fame Page 29 has a one column heading: "KNIGHTSMITH DEAD; LONG TOASTMASTER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of William Knightsmith, favorite toastmaster of the royals in England. He introduced the red long tailcoat of modern toastmasters. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:20

$38.00
159607

POINT JUDITH LIGHTHOUSE Thomas Jefferson Approves Construction 1808 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941498505

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 17, 1808 * President Thomas Jefferson * Port Judith Lighthouse * United States Navy The entire first column is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in type by: Th. Jefferson. The first is "An Act Making Appropriations for the Support o the Navy of the United States during the year 1808." The bkpg. is mostly taken up with two more Acts, again each signed by Jefferson. One is "An Act to Erect a Light-House on Point Judith in the state of Rhode Island." See the hyperlink for more on this historic lighthouse. Page 3 has a small & unrelated letter to the Congress signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 14:07

$46.00
159590

Rare 18th Century MARYLAND SLAVE Print & Girl Soldier Hannah Snell 1750 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941315877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1750 * Rare engraving of a Maryland slave * Woman soldier Hannah Snell This issue features a full page plate of two Africans, one of whom, named Job, spent some time in Maryland as a slave, as noted in a brief article which includes: "...he was seized & carried to Joar where he was sold to Capt. Pyke, who...carried him to Maryland and sold him to a planter. Here Job lived about a year without being once beat by his master..." with a bit more, including mention of Mr. Oglethorpe and Georgia as well (see). There is also an article which describes the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia. A page contains at the bottom an illustration of a co... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:17

$165.00
159589

CORNWALLIS SURRENDER General Benedict Arnold Revolutionary War 1781 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941314971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781 * Revolutionary War * Cornwallis' surrender * Gen. Benedict Arnold Near the back is a section headed: "American News" which has a "Copy of a Letter from Brig. Gen. Arnold to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, dated Sound off Plumb Island, Sept. 8, 1781" which takes over an entire page & is signed by him in type: B. Arnold. This is his detailed report on the taking of New London, Connecticut, known as the Battle of Groton Heights. Also included is a letter from George Washington to Congress which prefaces another letter from Gen. Gist concerning the safe arrival in the Chesapeake of Adm. De Grasse & his 28 French ships. It was this bit of... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:16

$215.00
159588

COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Benjamin Franklin 1768 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160490095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, with the "Supplement" issue, May 9, 1768 * Rare Colonial Boston * Pre Revolutionary War * Benjamin Franklin This colonial newspaper is taken up with a variety of articles including: "An Account of the Family of Douglas" "The Use of Turnips & Method of Laying them up in Winter" "Method of Curing Cattle that are Swelled or Hoved" and a "Letter from a Gentleman in Ireland to his Friend in London" (see). There are many advertisements as well. The four page "Supplement" issue has a report from Charleston noting: "Both house of assembly in Georgia have appointed Benjamin Franklin, Esq. to be their agent in Great Britain". This is followed by some reports from London on t... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:15

$180.00
159587

BATTLE OF CHIPPEWA Ontario w/ General Jacob Brown Victory War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160489290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1814 * Battle of Chippewa - Ontario * General Jacob Brown victory Within this issue are 5 pages under the heading: "Events of the War" with subheads & reports including: "Hear the Enemy" "Call of Militia" "From Canada" "Hostages" "The Battle of Chippewa" "General Brown" "Gen. Izard" "Naval" "General Orders" concerning the British landing on the Niagara frontier; and further details on the: "Battle of Chippewa--British Account" plus; "The enemy in the Chesapeake" and "American Prizes" and more. Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, great condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political ne... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:14

$32.00
159586

SECOND SEMINOLE WAR Florida - Sam Houston - Santa Anna - Mexico 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160488784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 13, 1836 * Second Seminole War - Florida * Sam Houston & Santa Anna The front page has: "Mexico & Texas" with mention that the Mexicans will not fight until fall & that a treaty between Santa Anna & General Sam Houston had reached Mexico. Further particulars as well (see). Other items include: "United States & Mexico" "Revolt of Negroes at Havana" "United States & Mexico" and much more. Perhaps the most notable article is a detailed account of the Battle of Micanopy in Florida, part of the Second Seminole Indian War (see hyperlink), taking nearly a full page. Sixteen pages, nice condition, 6 by 9 1/2 inches. This newspaper began in 1811 and wa... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:12

$37.00
159585

Over 335 Years Old Very RARE 1682 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941313070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Jan. 20, 1681/2 (double-dated depending on which calendar was used) * Newspaper from the 17th century * Rare variant title An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. The theme of this issue is a harsh one: "The Cardinals vote, that if a Pope be negligent or unfit to govern, he may have Curators plac'd over him. Pope Urban the Sixth drowns five Cardinals in Sacks. He dies. Boniface the Ninth succeeds him." Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popish Courant". Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, archival repair at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:11

$37.00
159583

Rare HONOLULU HAWAIIAN HI The Friend JUBILEE Supplement 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941311865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JUBILEE SUPPLEMENT TO 'THE FRIEND', Honolulu, June 18, 1870 This special issue celebrated the 50th anniversary of the landing of the first American Missionaries on Hawaii in 1820. All the content--mostly a Jubilee Sermon--relates to the anniversary. Eight pages, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:08

$44.00
159581

Rare HIPPIES Hippys Berkeley California 60's Counter Culture 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941310407

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BERKELEY BARB, California, June 19, 1969 * Rare hippies newspaper from the late 60's As Wikipedia notes, this was an underground newspaper that was published in Berkeley from 1965 to the early 1980s. It was one of the first and most influential of the counterculture newspapers of the late 1960s, covering such subjects as the anti-war and civil-rights movements as well as the social changes advocated by the youth culture. This was a very liberal newspaper from the "hippie" era. Tabloid size, 16 pages, address label along spine margin, good condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:06

$48.00
159580

Rare 17th Century EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS 1641 Paris FRANCE French Old Periodical


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941309741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EXTRAORDINAIRE, Paris, France, February 1, 1641 with the date at the top in Roman numerals but then also dated at the bottom of the back page: "1 Fevrier, 1641". * Earliest of newspapers to be had This "extraordinary" issue was done for a singular purpose, as defines most "extraordinaries" produced since then. This issue published simultaneously along with the "Gazette" of Paris, the very first regular newspaper published in France which started 10 years previous in 1631 by Théophraste Renaudot but with influential backing by the powerful Cardinal de Richelieu. Complete in 4 pages, 6 by 8 3/4 inches, great condition. All text is in French.

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:05

$165.00
159579

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Gets 2nd Nomination for President 1864 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160485465

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, June 8, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * Second nomination (1st report) Page 3 has some column heads: "Latest from Baltimore" "Mr. Lincoln Re-nominated by Acclamation" "Baltimore Union Convention". The report from the Presidential convention concerning Lincoln is a brief, one sentence: "Mr. Lincoln has been nominated by acclamation." Other details from the convention (see). The back page has more details concerning Lincoln under heads: "The Baltimore Union Convention" Permanent Organization of the Convention" (see). Much reporting from the Civil War as well, including a little diagram of: "Divisions Engaged" (see). Four pages, large folio size, minor margin tea... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:04

$48.00
159578

Rare RAILROAD Trains Locomotive Industry w/ Illustrations 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160485006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL, Philadelphia, May 1, 1847 * Very early on the railroad industry * Uncommon title Obviously a railroad-themed publication, the first in the nation (founded in 1831) replete with railroad articles, ads, etc., and with a very early image of a train in the masthead, along with a steamboat. Inside shows 2 engines of the "Norris' Locomotive Works" and other railroad-related prints (see images). Sixteen pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:03

$27.00
159577

Rare SHAKERS VILLAGE New Hampshire NH New York 1876 Newspaper Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160484217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SHAKER, Shakers, New York, and Shaker Village, New Hampshire, November, 1876 A monthly publication "Published By The United Societies" for folks in the Shaker community, quite famous today for the style of furniture they produced. This issue has much religious-related content including "Materialism--Spiritualism" "Fruitfulness In the Divine Life" "Decline of Spiritualism" and much more. Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, great condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:01

$33.00
159576

Rare PHILIPPINES ISLANDS American War for Independence 1899 Old Manila Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160483302

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN, Manila, P.I. (Philippine Islands), January 22, 1899 A rare title published during the Philippine-American War, or the Philippine War for Independence. Reports include; "Soldiers Are Going Home" "Army Orders" "Warships Are Being Moved" "North American Treaty Agreed Upon" and more. The large masthead features a huge eagle over the harbor of Manila. Eight pages, untrimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, one ink spot near the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:00

$42.00
159575

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941307619

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination plot * Trial of the conspirators - assassins * Mary Surratt & others The trial of those accused of conspiring to assassinate President Lincoln remains a controversial event in American history. Ultimately four would be executed by hanging for their involvement, one a woman, Mary Surratt, the very first woman to be executed by the United States government. This event came to the forefront in modern culture with the release of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator", concerning this trial. Page 5 has: "THE PLOT" "The Press Excluded from the Trial of the Assassins" and "Reported Capture of Surratt, near New York City" "Appearan... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 08:59

$47.00
159574

ABERMARLE COUNTY Virginia President James Monroe LAND FOR SALE 1824 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160482221

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, March 6, 1824 * Abermarle County, Virginia land sale * President James Monroe On the back page under "Land For Sale" is a detailed notice that begins: "For sale, my tract of land in Albemarle County, heretofore my residence..." and more about the location of the property as well as the various amenities and improvements. Also some details about a tract of land below Milton. The ad is signed: James Monroe (see). The front page has a "Negroes For Sale" ad with details about the couple. Four pages, a bit close-trimmed at the bottom of pgs. 1 & 4 affecting some text but not close to the noted ad, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 08:58

$29.00
159573

Rare SCOTTISH Americans Immigrants Scotland New York City 1841 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941306923

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCOTTISH JOURNAL, New York, March 27, 1841 * Rare title for Scotland immigrants Obviously a newspaper for Scottish-Americans. The masthead has a thistle-themed engraving. Various literary items & other content. Eight pages, light damp staining, 10 1/2 by 15 inches, generally nice.

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Ends January 06, 2018 08:56

$23.00
159572

IBN SAUD Saudi Arabian Oil Industry Begins Standard Oil Company 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941306045

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 8, 1939 * Saudi Arabia oil industry in it's infancy * California Arabian Standard Oil Company * Ibn Saud - 1st monarch of Saudi Arabia The front page has a one column heading: "U.S. COMPANY WINS ARABIAN OIL GRANT" with subhead: "California Standard Paying Ibn Saud $1,500,000 and Royalties--Axis And Rivals Lose" (see) Historic report here at the beginning of the oil industry in Saudi Arabia. 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 08:55

$62.00
159571

WINSTON CHURCHILL Car Accident That Could Have Changed History 1931 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941305231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1931 * Winston Churchill hit by car in Manhattan * Accident that could have changed the World The front page has a one column heading: "CHURCHILL INJURED BY AUTO IN 5TH AV." with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. 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 th... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 08:54

$38.00
159569

Early TELEVISION Invention to America Father of TV John L. Baird 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160478606

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1928 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions Page 21 has small one column headings: "Plans Television Program" "J. L. Baird Expects to Broadcast for First Time in September" See image for text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 08:50

$37.00
151171

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention w/ PRINT 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673587119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor Appearing on inside pg. (see photo) is a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch illustration of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph. Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description can impart any real adequate idea of its performances. Fully familiar as we are and have been with the machine since its inception, it is still impossible for us to listen to it without a feeling of astonishment and a well defined doubt that our senses are not deceiving us. The extreme simplicity of the contrivance enhances t... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2018 14:30

$268.00
159532

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391940221119

Colonial currency: Pennsylvania, three pence note dated April 10, 1777. A decorative border plus an engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms along with the text. The reverse has: "To counterfeit is DEATH" along with "Three Pence, Philadelphia, printed by John Dunlap" and the year 1777. John Dunlap was also the printer of the Declaration of Independence. One signature, measures 2 1/4 by 2 3/4 inches, minor rubbing, generally good condition.

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:37

$173.00
159530

Letter to THOMAS JEFFERSON United States Minister to France 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158867924

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 24, 1787 * Thomas Jefferson * United States Minister to France The front page; contains the: "Copy of the French Minister's Letter, Mons. Calonne, to Mr. Jefferson, the American Ambassador at Paris..." which details the various economic agreements between France & England in terms of duties, trading, etc. (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:34

$34.00
159529

1746 Edinburgh Newspaper JACOBITE Risings REBELLION The Pretender TREASON


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391940219066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 18, 1746 * Jacobite Rebellion conspirators The ftpg. has a report from Westminster which includes: "An Act for the more effectual disarming the Highlands in Scotland & for more effectual securing the peace of the said Highlands, & for restraining the use of the Highland dress..." and a bit more concerning the Jacobite Rebellion. Also on the ftpg. is a brief yet very notable report: "Yesterday the warrant was signed in council for the execution of the Lords Kilmarnock and Balmerino, on the Tower-Hill on Monday next. But no mention is made of the Earl of Cromarty." who would be given a pardon in 1848. Page 3 has a nice letter concerning the Jaco... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:33

$39.00
159528

HEBREW Burnt at the Stake Judaica Jewish JEWS Church of Spain 1826 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158866878

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 21, 1826 * "Roasting A Jew--for the good of the church of Spain!" The back page includes has a item concerning the burning of a Jewish man, with a small head: "Roasting A Jew--for the good of the church of Spain!" portions including: "...to sacrifice the unfortunate Hebrew. All the thieves, smugglers and assassins surrounded the 'pile' carrying the banners of the inquisition & saint Dominique, preceded by monks...Between them was placed their unfortunate victim...The wretched man having been gagged and tied down, the torch was applied...". The editor added a note: "What a pack of infernal scoundrels. May they be rewarded! but can it be true?" (see pho... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:32

$55.00
159526

ACTION OF 1 AUGUST 1801 Enterprise vs. Tripoli in First Barbary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391940217499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, Nov. 7, 1801 * USS Enterprise vs. the Tripoli * First Barbary War (Tripolitanian) Inside has a report on the First Barbary War, including: "...received a letter...mentioning the capture of a Tripolitan corsair of 20 guns by Capt. Sterret of the United States' schooner Enterprise, of 14 guns. The action, which continued for two hours, was fought off Malta. Upwards of 30 of the pirate were slain & many wounded. The American vessel sustained no loss..." with more (see). This was the Enterprise vs. the Tripoli. Eight pages, 10 by 12 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:30

$32.00
159525

BATTLE OF PRINCETON & Washington Crossing the Delaware 1777 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158861019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Feb. 28, 1777 * Battle of Princeton - New Jersey * George Washington crossing the Delaware * American Revolutionary War Inside has: "Advices From America" has very nice content, beginning: "Many thousands from the province of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut & Penna. have already come in & claimed the benefit of the late proclamation for his Majesty's free pardon...The congress have put a public affront on Mr. Washington by stating their whole dependence upon Mr. Lee, who they intended to have made their commander in chief..." with more. This is followed by a fine letter with an historic report beginning: "Several skirmishes between the King's troop... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:28

$270.00
159524

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 Edinburgh UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158858316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, March, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a UK magazine Although formatted much like the more common "Gentleman's Magazine" this is a much more scarce title. Near the beginning are several pages headed "Abstracts of Acts of Parliament" and certainly the most significant of them is: "An Abstract of the Act...to Repeal an Act Made in the Last Session of Parliament, entitled, An Act for Granting & Applying certain stamp duties and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America, towards further defraying the expenses of defending, protecting, and securing the same..." (see). Another article: "The Proper Question Respecting the Expedie... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:27

$210.00
159523

Historic CENSUS ACT President George Washington 1st Printing 1790 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158855678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, March 10, 1790 * 1st printing of the First United States Census Act * Historic report in early American government This famous newspaper was the mouthpiece of the federal government so almost without exception the first utterances from Congress appeared in this newspaper before any other. The nation's capital was in New York City at this time. So it is of great significance that close to half of the front page is taken up with the very first printing of: "An ACT Providing for the Enumeration of the Inhabitants of the United States". This was the Census Act, creating the very first national census, an event which would happen every ten years to this da... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:25

$530.00
159522

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress Signed & Leonard Bleecker 1792 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391940214863

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 19, 1792 * President George Washington * Act of Congress signed in type Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a lengthy Act of Congress titled: "An ACT for Raising a Further Sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers, & for Other Purposes Therein Mentioned" which is headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle & signed in type by the President: George Washington. Inside has lengthy debates in "Congress", as well as a report beginning: "The President of the United States arrived at Baltimore lst Sturdy...he pursued his route on Monday following." The bkpg. has a: "Stock Brokers Office" ad signed by: Leonard Bleecker, the former milita... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:24

$110.00
159520

1st RADIO RESCUE AT SEA Marconi Wireless 1909 RMS Republic SS Florida Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158846511

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, January 25 and 26, 1909 * 1st ever radio rescue at sea (historic) * RMS Republic & the SS Florida collision A pair of issues reporting on the collision between the steamers Florida & Republic in thick fog off Nantucket. A distress call was issued on the new Marconi radio device, the first recorded for the rescue of a ship, resulting in the saving of around 1500 lives. See the photos for the various column heads at the top of each issue. Each is complete in 12 pages, partially loose at the spine, but in nice condition. It is fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:21

$46.00
159519

General George CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391940212114

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, July 13, 1876 * General George Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn * Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens Page 7 has: "Summary Of News" which includes a brief report of the Custer massacre: "The disastrous fight between Gen. Custer's command & the Sioux Indians on June 25th resulted in the death of Gen. Custer, together with 13 officers and from 200 to 300 men." Also a report of the death of Gen. Santa Anna, and of notification of Gov. Hayes published letter of acceptance of the Republican nomination, and mention of the Missouri Pacific Railroad train robbery (committed by Jesse James & his gang).. Another article begins: "Competism killed Gen. Custer and his thr... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:18

$68.00
159518

Board of Health President PAUL REVERE Letter 1801 Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158840951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, June 17, 1799 Page 2 has a letter headed: "The Board of Health, To Their Constituents" signed at its conclusion by the President of the Board: Paul Revere. Other news & ads of the day. Four pages, minor chip from a blank right column, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:16

$47.00
159517

America RELATIONS WITH PANAMA w/ John Quincy Adams Letter 1829 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158839563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, March 24, 1829 Most of pg. 2 is taken up with a document concerning relations with Panama (continued in a future issue) which is prefaced with a letter from the President, signed in type: John Quincy Adams. Four pages, minor margin wear.

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:15

$29.00
159516

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158838409

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, July 10, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice The top of page 2 has a political ad headed: "People's Ticket" "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN of Illinois" followed by a quote from him (see), and: "For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN of Maine". The ftpg. has an interesting item beginning: "An exchange says that Lincoln and Hamlin are known as the 'dirty shirt ticket'. This ought to be kept a secret by the opponents of that ticket..." with more on this (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:13

$38.00
159490

Rare 18th Century CRIMINAL Trial Judgement French Republic 1794 BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939647026

Shown is an original & historic old broadside, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Interesting French criminal broadside announcing the acquittal of a trial against Etienne Michaud. Headed in large type at the top (translated): JUDGMENT OF THE CRIMINAL COURT of the Department of Rhone, Who Declares Etienne Michaud Acquitted of The Charge Against Him." followed by details of the result of the trial. There is a "dateline" at the middle; "Du 17 Floreal, l'an second de la Republique francaise une & indivisible." above which has been penciled "May 6, 1794" being the second year of the new French Republic. Measures 14 3/4 by 20 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:44

$300.00
159489

1989 SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE w/ Photos Palo Alto California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372157731131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENINSULA TIMES TRIBUNE, Palo Alto, California, Oct. 18, 1989 * San Francisco earthquake The dramatic headline appears at the very top, above the title: "KILLER QUAKE" with two large color photos and another headline: "Death Toll Put at 271". More photos and text inside. Great to have this report from a city very close to the disaster. Complete in 46 pages with all 6 sections, just a bit of fold & margin wear.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:43

$29.00
159487

WASHINGTON D.C. Seat of Government CREATION District of Columbia 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372157729773

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Jan. 4, 1792 * Creating Washington D.C. * Nation's capital planning A terrific issue on the creation of the nation's capital. Beginning on page 2 & taking half of page 3 is a great article titled: "New City Of Washington" which has as a subtitle: "Plan of the City intended for the permanent seat of the Government of the United States, projected agreeably to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of an Act of Congress...establishing the permanent seat on the banks of the Potowmack, by Charles L'Enfant". The text is great and very descriptive. It begins: "The positions for the different grand edifices & for the several gra... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:40

$478.00
159485

THOMAS EDISON re. Power Transmission & DeWitt Clinton Train PRINTS 1893 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939644246

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 13, 1893 * Thomas Alva Edison * DeWitt Clinton (locomotive) Inside has an article: "Edison's Improvement In The Transmission of Power" which includes several illustrations. The ftpg. has a nice print from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, showing the latest steam railroad engine next to the "De Witt Clinton, 1831". Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:38

$32.00
159484

Historic COCA COLA Coke Carbonated Soft Drink TRADEMARK Established1893 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372157727636

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 11, 1893 * Coca Cola gets it's trademark (historic) * Establishment of Coke See the photo for the historic--yet inconspicuous--listing of Coca Cola receiving its trade mark, the very first in the list of many in this issue. The listing reads: "Beverages, nutrient or tonic, Coca Cola Company....22,406" the number being the patent number. A significant report of the very beginning of the company that would become one of the giants of the corporate world. A wealth of interesting articles & prints including "Stark's Motor for Flying Machines" and "Pauly's Fire Apparatus" (see). Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:36

$285.00
159483

Early Kentucky Pioneers DANIEL BOONE Battle of Blue Licks PRINTS 1862 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372157726938

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, October, 1862 * Early Kentucky * re. Daniel Boone * Battle of Blue Licks This issue begins with a 15 page article: "The Pioneers Of Kentucky" which includes 8 illustrations, many showing Indians. One is of: "Boone at the Blue Licks" which shows Daniel Boone leading a charge, with text on the Battle of the Blue Licks with mention of Daniel Boone (see). Near the back are the: "Current Events" which has much on the Civil War. Complete in 146 pages, disbound, some foxing at margins, 6 by 9 1/2 inches.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:35

$58.00
159482

President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS & Abolitionism - Slaves Slavery 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939642345

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 18, 1837 * John Quincy Adams * Slavery - abolition Beginning on the ftpg. and continuing for over 4 pages is: "Mr. Adams and the Petition From Slaves", an interesting situation about which a website is devoted (see). Most of the balance of the issue is taken up with detailed reports from Congress. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, 8 3/4 by 12 1/2 inches, minor margin wear.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:33

$26.00
159480

THE STAMP ACT Direct Tax on Colonies BEGINNING 1765 Old London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939641422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 20, 1765 * The Stamp Act beginning Inside over 2 columns are taken up with: "A Letter from a Merchant in Philadelphia..." which begins: "The Act of Parliament imposing a Stamp duty on the American Colonies, is just published among us & occasions very great uneasiness. It is not the bearing a part in the general defence...but the being deprived of those rights, those distinguishing & invaluable rights of Britons of being governed by laws of their own making..." plus more great reading on the coming stamp act. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4, with a portion of the lower right of the front leaf missing causing loss of text but not affecting any mentioned cont... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:31

$47.00
159479

LAMPASAS TX Texas Mother's Day Sulphur Creek Flash FLOOD Disaster 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939640851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, May 13, 1957 * Lampasas, Texas flood disaster * Racing diver Alfonso de Portago * Guidizzolo, Lombardy, Italy disaster Near the bottom of the front page is a three column heading: "Wall Collapses, Texas City Flooded" (see) Also a two column heading: "Auto Race Tire Mishap Claims 12 Lives In Italy" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:29

$38.00
159440

Explorer FLOYD COLLINS Becomes Trapped in Sand Cave MAMMOTH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372154186672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1925 * Floyd Collins becomes trapped (1st report) * Sand Cave, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Landslide Traps a Kentucky Cave Owner; 200 Men Work Vainly 36 Hours to Free Him". (see) First report coverage on cave explorer, Floyd Collins, becoming trapped in a narrow crawl way within the Sand Cave at the Mammoth Cave system in Kentucky. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning, a few binding slits along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 31, 2017 08:40

$57.00
159439

BELLANCA COLUMBIA Clarence Chamberlin Atlantic AIRPLANE Flight 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372154184163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1927 * 1st Tranatlantic flight of the Columbia * Wright-Bellanca WB-2 airplane * Clarence Chamberlin & Charles Levine * Charles Lindbergh finishes European visit The front page has a nice banner headline: "BELLANCA PLANE HOPS OFF AT 6:04 A. M. ON FLIGHT TO EUROPE; CHAMBERLIN AND LEVINE PILOTS, AIM FOR BERLIN OR ROME; LINDBERGH, AGAIN FETED IN PARIS, STARTS FOR HOME TODAY" with subheads and illustration of Chamberlain. (see) Much more on the followings pages. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On June 4, 1927 The Columbia took off on its transat... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2017 08:35

$52.00
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