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157851

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100124755

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, March 25, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The front page has two Proclamations headed: "By Order of His Excellency, Sir William Howe, K.B. General & Commander in Chief, etc.", with the full text of both seen in the photos below. The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with ads. Most of pg. 2 is taken up with a large chart headed: "The United States of America, in Account with the Continental Congress" with an introducto... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:29

$610.00
157850

Rare DOWNIEVILLE Sierra County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Rush Town 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100123932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MOUNTAIN MESSENGER, Downieville, California, September 21, 1878 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining town * Sierra County Downieville is a very small town at 3,000 ft. elevation in Northwestern California. It was founded in late 1849 during the Calif. Gold Rush, first known as "The Forks" for its location at the confluence of the Downie River and the North Fork of the Yuba River. It was soon renamed after Major William Downie, the town's founder, a Scotsman who led an expedition of nine miners (7 African-Americans) up the Yuba River. Four pages, various local news & ads, light even toning, minor margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:28

$38.00
157849

Great PIONEER 1 NASA 1st Spacecraft Rocket LAUNCH Headline 1958 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391903406031

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MIRROR NEWS, Los Angeles, October 11, 1958 * Pioneer 1 launch * 1st NASA spacecraft The front page has a nice banner headline: "ROCKET SPINS TOWARD MOON IN U.S. 'FIRST'" with subhead. First report coverage on the launch of "Pioneer 1" which became the first spacecraft launched by NASA, the newly formed space agency of the United States. Complete 1st section only with pages 1-10 of a 5 section newspaper, minor margin wear, nice for display as such.

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:26

$44.00
157848

JAMES MONROE President-Elect Pre Inauguration Inaugural Letter 1817 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391903405439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 8, 1817 * President-elect James Monroe Page 2 has an interesting letter from President-elect James Monroe informing the President of the Senate when he will take the oath of office. The letter reads, in part: "...I propose to take the oath which the Constitution prescribes to the President...before he enters on the execution of his office, on Tuesday the 4th inst. at 12 o'clock in the Chamber of the House of Representatives...", signed in type: James Monroe. Also on this page: "The Inauguration" has the "Order of the Arrangement" for the inauguration ceremonies, as well as the names of the probable cabinet members for the Monroe administration. Four ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:25

$37.00
157847

PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Ratification NO BEER LIQUOR Goes Dry 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100121966

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1919 * Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins * 18th Amendment ratification * 3/4 of the states needed is met The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NATION VOTED DRY; 38 STATES ADOPT THE AMENDMENT" with subheadS. (see) First report coverage on Nebraska formally ratifying the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition to take effect the next year. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, even toning, a little irregular along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:23

$67.00
157846

Best 2 FAST 2 FURIOUS Movie Opening Day Poster Size AD Review2003 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100120296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 6, 2003 * Best "2 Fast 2 Furious" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * American action film - Paul Walker A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "2 Fast 2 Furious" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:20

$72.00
157845

THE GREAT DEPRESSION Severe Economic Gloom w/ Print 1933 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100119745

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 11 only, December 1, 1935 * The Great Depression * Several case examples (100) The front page of this section has a banner headline: "NEW YORK'S 100 NEEDIEST CASES" with related illustration. Lengthy text with 100 cases continues on pages 2, 3 & 4 with 2 more related prints. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 11 only with all 20 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:19

$37.00
157837

Best FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE FINAL CHAPTER Movie Opening Day AD 1984 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099865378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 13, 1984 * Best "Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * American slasher film A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture cult classic hit "Friday the 13th: the Final Chapter" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? Page 14 of section VI has a te... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:13

$78.00
157836

BATTLE OF CHOSIN RESERVOIR w/ China Begins in Korean War 1950 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391903148494

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 28, 1950 * Battle of Chosin Reservoir begins * People's Republic of China enter * Korean War The front page has a banner headline: "200,000 OF FOE ADVANCE UP TO 23 MILES IN KOREA" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 68 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:11

$40.00
157835

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN'S WILL General Israel Putnam Death - Jews 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099862649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 29, 1790 * General Israel Putnam death * re. Benjamin Franklin's will * Jews - Jewish - Judaica Pg. 2 has a brief item: "On the 29th of May last died, at Brooklyn in America, in the 73rd year of his age, Israel Putnam, Esq., Major General of the late continental army." Half of page 4 has news headed: "America" which includes a report from Boston: "The Select Men, having received from the executors of Dr. Franklin's will...The extracts are lengthy & contain many of those judicious & elegant maxims & observations for which the Doctor is so justly celebrated. They contain many legacies to the town..." with more. Page 6 has a Judaica report noting: "...r... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:09

$46.00
157834

Best DIRTY DANCING Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1987 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099862087

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 21, 1987 * Best "Dirty Dancing" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Romantic drama dance film - Patrick Swayze A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Dirty Dancing" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of colle... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:08

$82.00
157833

Best THE PRINCRESS BRIDE Movie Opening Day AD Review 1987 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391903146450

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 25, 1987 * Best "The Princess Bride" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Romantic fantasy adventure comedy-drama film A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Princess Bride" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:07

$72.00
157832

Best MRS. DOUBTFIRE Robin Williams Film Movie Opening Day AD 1993 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099860213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 24, 1993 * Best "Mrs. Doubtfire" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere & review * Comedy-drama film - Robin Williams A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Mrs. Doubtfire" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of co... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:04

$85.00
157831

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391903143836

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Jan. 31, 1778 T * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America his 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. The front page is filled with ads including one for the sale of "Common Sense" with with descriptive text. Page 2 has the text of the King's speech to Parliament in which he expresses his decision to keep the number of forces in America at their current levels. Text includes: "...I can have...s... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:01

$315.00
157830

RONALD REAGAN Republican Party 1st Presidential Election WINNER 1980 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099857890

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 6, 1980 * President Ronald Reagan wins 1st election The banner headline announces: "'GOP Majority' Hopes Revived" with subhead and photos of Reagan. (see) Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:00

$42.00
157829

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio re. DEATH 1943 Old New York City Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099857234

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1943 * Nikola Tesla - re. death * Father of Radio Physics & more Page 26 has one column headings: "Tesla Left No Will" "Nephew Says Only Estate Consists of Research Data, Models" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 08, 2017 07:58

$60.00
157827

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio PHYSICS Electricity Death FUNERAL 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099855257

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1943 * Nikola Tesla death - funeral * Father of Radio - Physics Pager 24 has one column headlines that include: "2,000 ARE PRESENT AT TESLA FUNERAL" "Cathedral of St. John the Divine Is Scene of Yugoslav State Function for Scientist" "Great In Science Attend" and more. (see) First report coverage on Nikola Tesla's funeral. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 42 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... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 07:55

$88.00
157797

Best LOU GEHRIG Wins MVP Award New York Yankees WS Champions 1927 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391901081751

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1927 * Lou Gehrig wins Most Valuable Player MVP * New York Yankees World Series Champs * Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress * 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman) The sport''s section (page 32) has a banner headline: "Gehrig Gets American League Most Valuable Player Award" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Lou Gehrig winning the MVP award for the 1927 baseball season. This was the season in which the New York Yankees are considered by many as the greatest team ever. Great to have in this NYC title, rare as such. The front page has a three column headline: "RUTH ELDER WINGING HER WAY TO PARIS; STARTS IN FACE OF BAD OCEAN WEATHER; M... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2017 15:14

$78.00
157796

RUTH ELDER 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight Attempt Photo 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372096638888

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1927 * Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress * 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman) The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "ELDER PLANE UNSIGHTED FOR 28 HOURS; LAST REPORTED WHEN 400 MILES AT SEA; CROWDS AT LE BOURGET AWAIT ARRIVAL" with subheads and photo. (see) More on page 2 with related map. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1927 she took off from New York in the airplane American Girl, with her co-pilot, George Haldeman, in an attempt to become the first woman to duplicate Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic crossin... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2017 15:12

$47.00
157795

Rare & Early SAFFORD AZ Graham County Arizona Territory OLD WEST 1905 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372096636744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GRAHAM GUARDIAN, Safford, Graham County, Arizona, July 9, 1905 A quite uncommon title from Eastern Arizona and a territorial title as well as Arizona did not become a state until 7 years later. Four page, loose at the spine, much chipping at the margins and many tears at the margins. Very fragile and must be handled very carefully.

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Ends November 04, 2017 15:09

$37.00
157794

STOCK MARKET CRASH Wall Street Woes Great Depression Starts 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372096635656

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, November 4, 1929 * Stock Market Crash of 1929 * Wall Street anxiety continues The stock market crash of 1929 did much to define America for the next decade, resulting in the Great Depression and all the trauma relating to it. It seemed common for many newspapers to put a positive spin on the on-going tragedy, so front page reports often conflicted with the reality of the time. The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Stocks Break Sharply; Rally Fails To Hold" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2017 15:08

$42.00
157793

NEW YORK YANKEES Win Baseball World Series BABE RUTH 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391901077137

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1927 * The greatest team ever in major league history ? * New York Yankees win World Championship * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig A nice issue reviewing the World Series just won by the Yankees. The sport's section (page 18) has a banner headline: "Exodus of Yanks Homeward Begins; Pirates Unacclaimed on Reaching Pittsburgh" with subheads. Also a two column heading on the same page: "Ten Records Broken on World's Series, Most of Which Are Shattered by Ruth" (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 44 pages, light toning at ... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2017 15:06

$52.00
157792

CHINESE MASSACRE Chinatown Los Angeles CA California MOB Hangings 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391901076245

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1871 * Anti- Chinese riot massacre * Chinatown hangings * Los Angeles, California Page 8 has a one column heading: "Terrible Anti-Chinese Riot in Los Angeles, California" with small one column subheads: "War Of Races: "Riot at Los Angeles, Cal.--The Chinese Murder a Citizen and are Attacked by a Mob" (see) First report coverage on the Chinese massacre of 1871 in Los Angeles, California. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2017 15:04

$42.00
157765

JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang TRAIN Robbery Winston MO Missouri 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900502920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, July 22, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Chief Sitting Bull surrenders * Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux The front page has: "Sitting Bull & His People Surrender to Maj. Brotherton" "Arms & Ponies Turned Over to the Government--Details". A great page 3 report is headed: "HANDS UP" "The Daring Robbery on the Rock Island Road" "By a Thoroughly Organized Gang of Desperadoes" "Thought by Some to be Old Hands at the Business" "The Conductor & One Passenger Killed" "Large Amount of Money Obtained--Full Particulars of the Affair". This is one of the more famous railroad robberies from the Old West, and as mentioned in the text: ... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:15

$179.00
157763

Rare PHILADELPHIA PA Patriotic Order Sons of America 1870 Camp Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900501971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CAMP NEWS, Philadelphia, Feb. 1, 1870 This was the: "National Organ of the Patriotic Order Sons of America". This fraternity still exists (see Wikipedia for additional info.), and their information notes the beginnings of the P.O.S. of A. is found in the early days of the American Republic. Patriots banded together to uphold the principles of Americanism and duty to the flag, including the preservation of the public school system, The Constitution of the United Sates and the American way of life. An historic service rendered by the Patriotic Order Sons of America includes the saving of Washington’s Headquarters at Valley Forge and the surrounding grounds. Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 14 inches, m... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:13

$38.00
157762

JOHN ALLEN "Wickedest Man in New York" Dance Hall Owner ARRESTED 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900500964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1868 * John Allen (saloon keeper) arrested * "Wickedest Man in New York" * Notorious underworld figure * Post Water Street revival - dance hall Page 6 has an article headed: "John Allen At Tombs" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on John Allen's arrest shortly after he claimed to be reformed. Google Wikipedia for more information re: John Allen (saloon keeper). Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:10

$34.00
157760

BATTLE OF KURSK Operation Citadel Nazis Soviet TANKS 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372095735841

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 8, 1943 * Battle of Kursk (at beginning) * Largest ever tank battle * Operation Citadel * World War II - WWII The front page has a five column headline: "NAZIS GAIN AT COST OF 30,000 KILLED" with subheads that include: "MORE TOWNS TAKEN" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World war II. 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 subscr... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:53

$42.00
157759

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ John Hancock - Boston MA 1777 Old American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900491752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & THE UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 5, 1781 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other (see). Most of the front page is taken up with an Act by Massachusetts worded: "An Act for Preventing all Commerce & Illegal Correspondence with the Enemies of the United States of America". Page 2 has two more documents from Mass., each signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Fully half of page 2 is taken up with a fine & detailed account of the Battle of Cape Henry, a n... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:53

$485.00
157758

DON BRADMAN Australian Cricketer North American Tour PHOTO in 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900491364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1932 * Australia tour of North America * Don Bradman "The Don" photo * Greatest cricket batsman ever The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Australian Cricketers Overwhelm West Indian Team in First New York Match" with subheads and photo of Don Bradman headed: "Don Bradman On His Way To Bat Yesterday" (see) Probably only found in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries ... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:52

$40.00
157757

SEQUIN LIGHTHOUSE Kennebec River Maine Government Proposal 1795 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372095734745

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 28, 1795 * Seguin Island Maine Lighthouse proposed This city was the capital of the United States at the time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. The back page has over a full column taken up with a document headed: "Treasury Department - Proposals Will be Received...for Building a Light House on Seguin Island near the mouth of Kennebeck River on the coast of the District of Maine, of the following Materials, dimensions and description." What follows are the specific details. Google Wikipedia for much more on this historic light house. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:51

$59.00
157756

JACK DEMPSEY Gene Tunney BOXING Title Fight & Babe Ruth Photos 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900490614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sports Section only, September 18, 1927. * Jack Dempsey vs. Gene Tunney * Championship boxing pre fight * Babe Ruth - New York Yankees Pg. 4 of this sports section has a banner headline: "Dempsey, the Slugger, Will Meet Cool and Skillful Fighter in Champion Tunney" Includes 8 1/4 by 3 7/8 inch photos of each boxer in a classic boxing pose. Has various reports, the record of each, chart of measurements. More on pg. 5. Pg 3 has a nice four column photo of the only members of all five pennant winning teams of the New York Yankees, including Hoyt, Ruth, Huggins, Meusel and Shawkey. The sports section only of the Sunday issue. 10 pages. Light toning, irregular alo... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:51

$40.00
157755

Rare CRESTED BUTTE Gunnison County COLORADO Silver Mining Town 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900489750

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CRESTED BUTTE REPUBLICAN, Colorado, May 24, 1882 * Rare Gunnison County title * Volume I issue A rare newspaper which lasted for less than two years. The only institutional holding of this title noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) was the Kansas Historical Society but that collection was purchased in its entirety by us. In the 1860s and 1870s coal and silver mines began to open in the Crested Butte area and many little mining towns formed. However, when silver mining hit on hard times, many of these towns failed. Crested Butte was in a better position to survive because it served as a supply town to the surrounding area. The other industry that supported Crested Butte was... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:50

$59.00
157754

Best BALDWIN HILLS DAM DISASTER Reservoir Break Collapse Flood 1963 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900489681

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 15, 1963 * Baldwin Hills Reservoir dam disaster * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred The banner headline notes: "DAM BURSTS WITH DEATH, DESTRUCTION" with various related subheads and A large photo of what is known as the Baldwin Hills Dam disaster in Los Angeles. Google Wikipedia for further details of the tragedy which killed 5 and destroyed 277 homes. Terrific to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, where the tragedy happened. The complete first section (of 18) with pages 1-26. Nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:50

$57.00
157753

SERPENT INSTRUMENT Bass Wind Brass Cornett Advertisement w/ Print 1838 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372095731708

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON MORNING POST, August 7, 1838 * Serpent (Instrument) advertisement The back page has a large number of illustrated advertisements, but perhaps the most intriguing is one which shows a serpent instrument as part of an ad promoting the wares of "Henry Prentiss", the text of which lists the many other musical instruments he offers for sale (see). Other illustrated ads are for 'Pure Sperm Oil" showing a whale, several stagecoach and steamship ads, plus others. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:46

$28.00
157752

Best DONERAIL Kentucly Derby Long-Shot Victory w/ Photo 1913 Lexington Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372095730210

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, May 17, 1913 * Thoroughbred racehorse "Donerail" * Biggest Kentucky Derby long-shot winner * Best title to be had ? (very rare as such) As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the Thoroughbred Record Company". The ftpg. is a photo of "Donerail" the recent Kentucky Derby winner. Donerail set a new Derby record, and with odds of 91-1, Donerail remains the longest odds winner in Kentucky Derby history. Reporting is on page 2 and takes most of the page. Complete in 12 pages, 3 small binding holes at the blank spine, library stamp on the ftpg., ve... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:45

$58.00
157751

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372095726009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN (Semi-Weekly), California, April 29, 1882 * Wild Old West * Uncommon title From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Complete in four pages, various news & illus. ads of the day, minor irregularity along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:43

$37.00
157734

SOUTHERN SLAVE TRADE Negroes African Americans Pre Civil War 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094772436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, December 28, 1858 * African slave trade * Slavery in the Southern U.S. * Pre Civil War Page 4 has an article with small heading: "The Slave-Trade Issue" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:15

$23.00
157733

JEWISH STATE Jerusalem PALESTINE Partition - Star of David Flags 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094771651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, December 1, 1947 * Partition Plan for Palestine * General Assembly adopts * Jewish State - Arabs The front page has a two column heading: "Jews Here Are Joined By Christians Hailing Division of Palestine" with subhead. First report coverage on the general Assembly adopting the resolution recommending the implementation of the Plan of Partition in Palestine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:14

$40.00
157732

The Great NEW YORK CITY BLACKOUT World Trade Center w/ Photo 1977 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094770654

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1977. * Rare issue from the famous New York City blackout This is an unusual issue which was published the day of the "black out" in New York City. A note on the front page explains that * This is a special blackout edition... which had to be taken to the Hackensack "Record" presses across the river in New Jersey to be printed, with other details of this special edition noted. The only photo on the front page shows the New York City skyline in darkness, however the World Trade Center is eerily lit up (see photo). This is the complete 40 page issue in nice condition save for some browning at the central fold.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:13

$20.00
157731

ATROCITIES OF THE CIVIL WAR Fort Pillow Massacre - Prisoners 1864 Pamphlet


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899892043

Shown is an original & historic old pamphlet, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Pamphlet titled: "A Brief History of the Cruelties And Atrocities Of the Rebellion", meaning the Civil War. Among the subheads are; "Treatment of Prisoners of War" & "Fort Pillow" which begins: "The most revolting of all barbarities was that of Fort Pillow...". A notice at the bottom of the bkpg. has a date: August 29, 1864. Eight pages, 5 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:11

$34.00
157730

FIRST BARBARY WAR Tripolitan - Frigate USS Philadelphia 1804 Hudson NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899891618

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, April 10, 1804 * First Barbary War - Tripolitan * Frigate USS Philadelphia Inside has: "Pleasing Article" noting: "Captain Mentor...informs that all the officers of the United States frigate Philadelphia...had been liberated through the spirited interference of the French Consul...and that 15 or 20 of the crew had found means to make their escape from servitude...". This was an issue in the Barbary War (see hyperlink). Eight pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:10

$35.00
157729

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Critical Letter from a Englishman 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899891033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 30, 1782 One-third of pg. 7 is taken up with a letter signed in type: A British, and also A real American PATRIOT, which is critical to the cause of independence. A few bits note: "...about our contests with the Colonists, will be a stain and disgrace in our annals, that can never be erased or wiped out...Whether America is a part of the British empire or a free country? If congress & their adherents are rebels, or to be considered as independent?..." and much more. It closes with: "...the colonists may think as they please; a separation will be an irreparable loss to them of a fortress (Britain), that has ever issued forth her strength, to fight their battles... See More  

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:09

$48.00
157728

Very Rare 1ST ILLUSTRATED COMIC United States Periodical 1834 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899890491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GALAXY OF COMICALITIES, Philadelphia, Jan. 11, 1834 A very rare newspaper, said to be the first illustrated comic periodical in the United States. This issue contains 4 woodcuts among its eight pages. This title only lasted for 40 issues, hence its rarity. This is the volume 1, no. 15 issue. Measures 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Good condition. A rare book dealer has an issue offered for $750.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:08

$225.00
157727

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Very Close 1787 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094766323

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER OR THE CHRONICLE OF FREEDOM, Philadelphia, July 25, 1787 * Year of United States Constitution Page 2 has various reports from Europe and pg. 3 has a review of Shakespeare's "The Tempest". Among pg. 3 ads is one for a book: "Three Essays On the Nature & Principles of Public Credit" printed by James Rivington. Four pages, 9 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:06

$41.00
157726

PORT JACKSON Sydney Description Botany Bay FIRST FLEET Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094765579

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLASGOW ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 18, 1789 * Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia * Botany Bay - First Fleet An early newspaper reporting on the first European settlements in Australia, a result of the historic "First Fleet" of convicts & others which arrived there in January, 1788. Page 2 has: "Governor Phillips describes Port Jackson, which is only about nine miles to the Northward of Botany Bay in South Wales, on the coast of New Holland, as one of the finest harbours in the world, in which 1000 sail of the line might ride in perfect security. Sydney-cove, named so in honour of Lord Sydney, the Governor chose in preference, which is about half a mile in length & a quarte... See More  

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:05

$98.00
157725

BATTLE OF NEW BERN Neuse River North Carolina NC MAP Civil War 1862 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094764539

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 19, 1862 * Battle of New Bern Very unusual for this scientific journal to have most of the front page taken up with a nice map captioned: "Map Of The Battle of Newbern" with the balance of the page consumed with a related article. The map shows some detail of the New Bern vicinity including the various ships in the Neuse River (see). A very nice, displayable issue & rare to find a Civil War map on the ftpg. of this periodical. Sixteen pages, great condition.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:04

$54.00
157724

Rare ANTI CATHOLIC Popish Hierarchy 1835 NYC Old Newspaper w/ Masthead Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094763334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, March 14, 1835 * Anti-Catholic A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Priest", as noted in the dateline. This newspaper published from 1834-1839 & features an engraving in the masthead showing various churches in ruin (see) and a subtitle: "Or, the Triumph of Truth Over Popery". Over a full page is taken up with a chapter on: "The Moral Corruption of the Popish Hierarchy, Monks, Nuns, and People". One of the more sensational stories exploited in later issues of this newspaper was "The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk", a story of a nun which revealed ... See More  

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:02

$27.00
157723

1929 STOCK MARKET CRASH Wall Street New York Financial Crisis in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094762484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 4, 1929 * Stock Market Crash of 1929 * Wall Street anxiety continues * Best title to have in The stock market crash of 1929 did much to define America for the next decade, resulting in the Great Depression and all the trauma relating to it. It seemed common for many newspapers to put a positive spin on the on-going tragedy, so front page reports often conflicted with the reality of the time. Given that the stock exchange is in New York City, the "Times" remains one of the most desired of all newspapers on the crash. A front page one column head reads: "Wall Street Ready For Heavy Trading As Orders Pour In" plus related subheads including: "Postponement of O... See More  

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:01

$67.00
157722

GREAT DEPRESSION STARTS Post Stock Market Crash 1929 New York City NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899886986

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 5, 1929 * Start of the Great Depression * Stock market crash impact The stock market crash of 1929 did much to define America for the next decade, resulting in the Great Depression and all the trauma relating to it. It seemed common for many newspapers to put a positive spin on the on-going tragedy, so front page reports often conflicted with the reality of the time. Given that the stock exchange is in New York City, the "Times" remains one of the most desired of all newspapers on the crash. A front page has a 2 column, 3 line head: "Stocks Sag 2 to 17 Points In Day Of Orderly Selling; Sessions Cut to 3 Hours" with related subheads including: "Prices Decline S... See More  

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:00

$97.00
157703

CLARENCE CHAMBERLIN 1st Ship to Shore Airplane Flight Aviation 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899269116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1927 * Aviator Clarence Chamberlin * 1st ship to shore airplane flight * Mail plane The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "CHAMBERLIN SOARS FROM LINER IN RAIN; BRINGS MAIL ASHORE" "Lands At Curtiss Field" "Says His Feat Was Easy" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with 2 related photos. First report coverage on the first ship-to-shore flight, when he flew a mail plane to New York City from the deck of a ship 120 miles at sea. Historic report in aviation history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, some spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends November 01, 2017 15:41

$52.00
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