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158134

Early TELEVISION John Logie Baird TV Experiments 1928 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372108510094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1928 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions Page 10 has one column headings: "TO TEST TELEVISION WITH MORE POWER" "Capt. Hutchinson Sails to Make Plans With Baird for Two-Way Trans-Ocean Experiments" (see) A significant report during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:24

$34.99
157499

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391894675047

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 16, 1675 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would b... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:22

$47.00
158106

Best LOS ANGELES DODGERS CHAMPIONS vs. Oakland A's WORLD SERIES 1988 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908638990

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, October 21, 1988 * Los Angeles Dodgers * World Series champions The front page has a three column color photo showing Orel Hershiser with heading: "SuperDodger Brings It Home" and subhead: "The Impossible Dream: Dodgers World Champs" (see) The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "It's a Title Out of the Blue" with subheads and 2 related photos. Much more inside. Complete 1st and sport's sections only with a total of 62 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2017 13:51

$47.00
158105

EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1667 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107845630

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 8, 1667 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a ni... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 13:38

$39.99
158104

1667 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 372107842295

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 11, 1667 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a n... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 13:36

$39.99
158103

1699 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 318 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 372107840213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 25, 1699 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * 17th century original This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this wou... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 13:32

$29.99
158102

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Love-Maxims Quotes & Sayings Signed "F" 1759 London Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107837948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 13, 1759 * "Love Maxims", by Benjamin Franklin (?) The first and a portion of the second column on page 4 has "Love Maxims", signed "F", which has recently been attributed to Ben Franklin. An identical issue was listed at Bonhams in 2009 with the attribution: Ford 605. At the time, it was listed for an estimate of $300-$500. We offer this item many years later for less than half their low estimate. Other news of the day including multiple reports from American are included. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition. * While we would be more comfortable with confirming this as a Franklin if we were able to site multiple sources, the text ce... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 13:29

$139.99
158101

15 PUZZLE Game of Fifteen Mystic Square Tiles U.S. CRAZE 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908621576

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1880 * 15 puzzle U.S. craze * Game of fifteen Page 4 has a one column heading: "FIFTEEN" Text takes up about a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few margin tears, some creasing, should be handled with care.

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Ends October 24, 2017 13:23

$34.99
158100

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor Honored by President Calvin Coolidge 1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908616665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1928. * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Honored By President Calvin Coolidge The top of the front page has a one column heading: "EDISON IS DECORATED BY NATION AND HAILED BY THE PRESIDENT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 24, 2017 13:16

$37.00
158099

YANKEE DOODLE Monoplane Airplane Transcontinental Flight Record 1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107818668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1928 * Monoplane airplane "Yankee Doodle" * Transcontinental non-stop flight record * Captain Charles B.D. Collyer The top of the front page has a two column headline: "NEW COAST-TO-COAST MARK SET BY THE YANKEE DOODLE IN FLIGHT TO LOS ANGELES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the record breaking transcontinental flight of the "Yankee Doodle". This plane and captain would crash and be killed about a week later. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 24, 2017 13:06

$37.00
158098

Best UNCLE BUCK Film Movie Opening Day Poster Size AD 1989 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908601469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 16, 1989 * Best "Uncle Buck" movie advertisement * Grand Opening Day premiere review * American comedy film - John Candy A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Uncle Buck" 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, we have ... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 12:45

$77.00
158097

USS LEXINGTON United States Navy Aircraft Carrier SPEED RECORD 1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908557383

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1928 * USS Lexington (CV-2) "Lady Lex" * United States Navy aircraft carrier * World speed record broken The top of 14 has a two column heading: "Lexington Sets Record of 700 Miles in Day; Seeks to Beat Omaha's Time in Hawaii Trip" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2017 11:36

$37.00
158096

ALEXANDER ALEKHINE Russian French CHESS Grandmaster Wins Tourney 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107696574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1929 * Alexander Alekhine wins chess tournament * Russian and French chess grandmaster The sport's section (page 27) has a one column heading: "ALEKHINE IS FIRST IN SPECIAL EVENT" 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 in 60 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends October 24, 2017 11:24

$39.99
158095

ALLEUTAIN ISLANDS EARTHQUAKE Alaska & Hawaii Tsunami 1946 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107686236

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1946. * Alleutian Islands Earthquake * Alaska & Hawaii Tsunami The front page has a four column headline: "TIDAL WAVES IN THE PACIFIC KILL 300, BATTER HAWAII, WEST COAST, ALASKA; UNDERSEA QUAKES CAUSE UPHEAVAL" with subheads that include: "Devastation Vast" "5,000 Homeless In Hawaii" and more. (see) Related map on the front page as well. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news,sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 11:15

$37.00
158094

GEORGE EASTMAN Kodak Camera Color Film Home Movies Demonstration 1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908541874

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1928 * George Eastman - Kodak camera fame * Color home film movies demonstration The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HOME MOVIES IN COLORS, LONG AN EASTMAN DREAM, ARE SHOWN O NOTABLES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with 3 related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light even toning, a little spine wear with a few staples present, generally in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: On July 30, 1928, George Eastman gave a demonstration of color film for home movies to a group of scientists in Rochester, New York.

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Ends October 24, 2017 11:11

$37.00
158093

Best ELVIS PRESLEY DEATH Memphis TN Tennessee w/ Photos 1977 Old Newspaper RARE


eBay Auction Item # 391908536072

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEMPHIS PRESS-SCIMITAR, Tennessee, August 17, 1977. * Hometown Issue * Elvis Presley Death * Great For Display The front page has a historic banner headline: "A Lonely Life Ends on Elvis Presley Boulevard" with subheads and related photos. Photos inside as well. (see) Best to have in this title. Complete in 50 pages, minor creasing, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2017 10:56

$29.99
158089

JOSEPH PILSUDSKI Poland Polish Dictator Ruler 1st Marshall DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107590036

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 13, 1935 * Joseph (Jozef) Pilsudski death * Polish Poland dictator The front page has a two column heading: "Marshal Joseph Pilsudski, Dictator of Poland, Dies on Ninth Anniversary of Coup" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, moreso along the spine, generally good.

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Ends October 24, 2017 09:24

$37.00
158086

MILLE MIGLIA Italy Road Car Racing Alfonso de Portago DISASTER 1957 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908478933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 13, 1957 * Mille Miglia endurance road race * Racing diver Alfonso de Portago * Guidizzolo, Lombardy, Italy disaster The front page has a five column headline: "AUTO RACE CRACKUP FATAL TO 12 IN ITALY" with subheads and photo of Alfonso de Portago. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2017 09:18

$39.99
158082

HIRAM PERCY MAXIM Machine Gun & Silencer Inventor DEATH w/ Photo 1936 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107579026

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1936 * Hiram Percy Maxim death (1st report) * Famous inventor of the gun & silencer * 1st recoil-operated machine gun Page 23 has one column headings: "HIRAM MAXIM DIES; INVENTED SILENCER" "Device, Originally Used for Firearms, Now Employed More in Other Ways" "WAS PATRON OF AMATEURS" and more with photo of Maxim. (see) First report coverage on the death of famous inventor Hiram Percy Maxim. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. 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 remai... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 09:05

$67.00
158080

Rare 1ST AMERICAN CIRCUS John Bill Ricketts Advertisement 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107576074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, June 4, 1795 * 1st American circus * John Bill Ricketts Page 3 has: "Arrival of Mr. Jay" at Boston, noting: "...An immense concourse of citizens...received & conducted him amidst repeated acclamations..." along with the text of his address to them (see). Also an interesting advertisement for "J. B. Ricketts..." who created the very first American circus, with various details (see). Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:59

$39.99
158079

PAUL MORPHY American Chess Master & Mormons PROVO Utah Prints 1858 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908472614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858 * Paul Morphy - American chess champion * Mormons - Provo, Utah The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside. Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "Fort Yale and the Gold Hunter's Camp, Frazer's River". There is also a print of: "Mr. Paul Morphy in the Act of Playing Eight Games of Chess...", he being a very famous chess player. A half page is an early Mormon item: "Brigham's Shanties at Provo City", Utah. A half page shows: "Donati's Comet, as it Appeared September 30, 1858" with accompa... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:54

$59.99
158078

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION w/ General David Hunter 1862 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107569958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 29, 1862 * General David Hunter * re. emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln Although there is nice Civil War coverage on the front page, the best content is on page 4 where is found: "The Proclamation", "The Emancipation Manifesto of Gen. Hunter and the Counter Blast of the President", "Mr. Lincoln's Three Months' Notice to the Rebels", "The Border State and New England Abolition View of the Proclamation" and "Beecher On the Proclamation". This was concerning the General Hunter emancipation controversy, as he declared slaves within his territory of the South free, doing so without first consulting the President. Lincoln then responded to the o... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:48

$49.99
158077

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107566710

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 4, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * First Battle of Bull Run * Official reports from the Confederates Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. The front page is almost entire... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:44

$249.99
158076

Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas Battle of Galveston Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908464154

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, January 5, 1863 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from the midst of the war, the earliest war-dated issues we have offered in many years. Pages 2, 3 & 4 are entirely taken up with reporting on the Second Battle of Galveston fought January 1 and which was a victory for the Confederates, forcing the Union troops out of the city (see hyperlink for much more). Terrific to have this lengthy & very detailed account in this newspaper as Galveston was essentially the port city for Houston. Rarely have a seen a newspaper with nearly thr... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:38

$749.99
158075

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR Beginning William T. Sampson U.S. NAVY Cuba 1898 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107557836

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, April 25, 1898 * Spanish-American War beginning * Spain's 1st shot - Morro Castle The ftpg. has some nice heads on the Spanish-American War: "MORRO CASTLE OPENS FIRE ON ADMIRAL SAMPSON'S FLEET" "But Not a Shot Hits Its Mark, and No Gun Is Fired in Return" "Many Prizes Taken By Warships" "Lively Chase After a Strange Cruiser" and more. Also two related illustrations: "The Oregon and The Marietta--the Emperario." Eight pages, a few binding slits at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:29

$32.00
158074

CIVIL WAR Closing Events re. Lincoln's Assassination Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107554710

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 26, 1865 * Closing events on the Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Pages 2 & 3 have some nice items relating to the end of the Civil War with: "The Distinguished Traitors" 'Kirby Smith in a Tight Place" "More Testimony Against Dr. Mudd" "Preparations for Blowing Up Libby Prison" "More Evidence Against Mrs. Surratt" "Malignity of the Rebels in Canada" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:25

$26.00
158073

KENTUCKY DERBY Thoroughbred Horse Race PLAUDIT w/ Willie Simms 1898 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107552772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, May 5, 1898 * Kentucky Derby * Plaudit - horse * Willie Simms The top of pg. 3 has column heads on the Kentucky Derby. The winning jockey was Willie Simms, an African-American. He also won in the 1896 running as well. His name is only mentioned in the results (and misspelled; see). Heads include: "Kentucky Derby Won By Plaudit" "Aristocratic Son of Himyar Defeats Lieber Karl in a Grand Race" "Thousand Witness the Event" with more (see). Eight pages, even toning, good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:20

$59.99
158072

July 4th 1876 CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION American Independence 1876 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107548730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 6, 1876 The top of pg. 2 has column heads on the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence with: "1776 - 1876" "INDEPENDENCE DAY" "The Patriotic Centennial" "Eloquence and Enthusiasm" "THE CELEBRATION IN BOSTON" with nearly 3 columns of detailed text. Four pages, large folio size, several folds, good condition. Folder size note is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:12

$26.00
158071

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Pre Indian Little Big Horn Massacre 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908445084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, April 6, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer * A few months before the massacre Keeping in mind this was less than 3 months before the Custer Massacre, the bkpg. has a report: "Gen. Custer's Testimony" noting in part: "Mr. Clymer's Committee examined General Custer this morning, who testified to the existence of a ring of post traders in the Dakota posts, at Fort Lincoln and other adjacent forts...confessed that a third of their profits of $15,000 went to General Hedrick and another part of it to General Rice..." with more (see). Also a bkpg. report: "The Black Hills - Experiences of the Gold Seekers" beginning: A letter form Cheyenne to the Times says the gold ... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:06

$44.99
158070

MONITOR VS. MERRIMAC Battle of Hampton Roads Civil War w/ MAP 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908440930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD WEEKLY EDITION, New York, March 15, 1862 * Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia * Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSSVirginia) * Civil War ironclads w/ map The ftpg. is dominated by a nice map headed: "THE NAVAL BATTLE IN HAMPTON ROADS. Map of Fortress Monroe, Norfolk, and Portsmouth, Showing the Position of the Vessels engaged in the late Fight". The ftpg. has a report concerning the historic battle of the ironclads: "...The Merrimac was first seen from Fortress Monroe at 1 1/4 o'clock...the first shot was fired from the Cumberland. The Merrimac fired two shots in reply..." with more. Pg. 4 has a nice article: "The Naval Battle In Hampton Roads" with more on the Monitor & M... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 08:01

$199.99
158069

Rare PRO-PROHIBITION Anti Beer Liquor Alcohol 1884 Chicago Illinois Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107541908

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LEVER, Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 14, 1885 * Rare title A prohibition newspaper which railed against the sale of alcohol. Their motto in the masthead: "No License for the Liquor Traffic in Any Form or for Any Price." Most of the content is themed on this principle. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2017 07:57

$29.99
158068

EIFFEL TOWER Paris France Exposition Universelle World's Fair PRINT1889 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 391908433981

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, March 16, 1889 * Eiffel tower * Paris, France The entire front page is taken up with a nice print captioned: "The Paris Exhibition--Stairway Of The Eiffel Tower". What would become the iconic structure of the Paris skyline for well over 100 years was created in 1889 as the entrance to the Paris Exhibition. Page 2 begins with an article on the Eiffel Tower. Sixteen pages, a few discrete archival mends at the top margin of inside leaves, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2017 07:50

$39.99
158067

President GEORGE WASHINGTON General Nathaniel Greene Estate ACT 1792 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107535119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 9, 1792 * President George Washington The first column on the front page contains: "An Act to Indemnify the Estate of the late Major General Nathaniel Greene for a certain Bond entered into by him during the late war." signed in type by the President: George Washington (see). All of page 2 is taken up with reports from Congress. The back page is taken up with ads including one headed: "Stock Brokers Office" signed by Leonard Bleecker. Bleecker was one of the founders of the first New York stock exchange, & it was for him that Bleecker Street was named. Four pages, minor discoloring to the right margin, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2017 07:43

$89.99
158066

General BUTLER'S GENERAL ORDER NO. 28 New Orleans Women 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391908426116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1862 * General Benjamin Butler * Infamous Order # 28 * New Orleans' Women The front page contains the "infamous" General Order #28 from General Butler concerning harassment of his soldiers by the women of New Orleans, in which he threatens to prosecute such "...as a woman of the town plying her avocation.". (see) The first column heads even mention this controversial order: "An Explanation of Gen. Butler's Order About the Treatment of Women" with the text noting: "...A municipal regulation of the city of New Orleans punishes with imprisonment in the Calaboose any women of the town found in the streets after nightfall, or who may converse from the windows of their ho... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 07:38

$44.99
158039

Best AN INNOCENT MAN Movie Opening Day AD Review 1989 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372106793672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 6, 1989 * Best "An Innocent Man" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Crime drama thriller film - Tom Selleck A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "An Innocent Man" 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 6 of section VI has a review of the film headed: ... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 12:04

$57.00
158038

Best SEA OF LOVE Movie Opening Day Poster Size AD 1989 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372106788831

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 15, 1989 * Best "Sea of Love" movie advertisement * Grand Opening Day premiere review * American thriller film - Al Pacino A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Sea of Love" 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, we... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 11:57

$57.00
158037

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Whitter Narrows Los Angeles County EARTHQUAKE 1987 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391907890182

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES HERALD EXAMINER, California, Oct. 1, 1987 * Whittier Narrows earthquake * Los Angeles & Orange county The front page has a great banner headline: "QUAKE ! " with banner subhead: "6.1 temblor: 2 dead, major damage" with related photo and map. More inside. Nice for display. Would appear to be the complete issue with 4 sections. Very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2017 10:02

$34.99
158035

SAMUEL RESHEVSKY Defeats Jose Capablanca Cuban CHESS Grandmaster 1933 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391907886382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1935 * Samuel Reshevsky defeats Jose Capablanca * Polish chess prodigy vs. Cuban chess grandmaster The sport's section (page 23) has a three column heading: "Cuban Master Loses at Chess" with subheads that include: "RESHEVSKY VICTOR OVER CAPABLANCA" and more with photo. (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 in 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 23, 2017 09:54

$47.00
158034

BURNING OF CONVENTS IN SPAIN Madrid Churches Riots re Marcha Real 1931 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391907870243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1931 * Burning of Convents in Spain * Marcha Real - national anthem * Madrid churches & others - riots The top of the front page has a two column headline: "RIOTS IN 7 SPANISH CITIES; CHURCHES LOOTED, BURNED; MARTIAL LAW IS DECLARED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the burning of convents in Spain. 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 at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 23, 2017 09:37

$34.99
158033

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Beer Liquor 18th Amendment VOID Buyer ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372106662705

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1930 * 18th Amendment - U.S. prohibition void to buyer ? * Beer - liquor legal to purchaser The top of the front page has a three column headline: "BUYER OF LIQUOR COMMITS NO CRIME, THE SUPREME COURT RULES IN TEST CASE; MODIFIED JONES LAW REPORTED TO HOUSE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 23, 2017 09:31

$37.00
158032

JESSE OWENS Ohio State Buckeyes Track Star w/ PHOTO Pre Olympics 1936 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391907863368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 22, 1936 * Jesse Owens on the World stage * Ohio State Buckeyes track star shins * Leading candidate for Berlin Olympics Page 10 has a three column heading: "U.s. Pins Its Hope on College Stars at Berlin" with subhead and photo of Ownes. (see) He would shine in the Berlin Olympics later that year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2017 09:26

$34.99
158031

Great PORT CHICAGO California Naval Munitions EXPLOSION Disaster 1944 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391907859905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES July 19, 1944 * Port Chicago California disaster * First report on the explosion The front page reports the tragic Port Chicago disaster with a nice banner headline: "COAST EXPLOSIONS KILL HUNDREDS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 23, 2017 09:15

$39.99
158030

Best YANKEE STADIUM "The House That Ruth Built" Site Found 1920 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372106651726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 14, 1920 * Old Yankee Stadium site found ? * "The House that Ruth Built" nears * Best title to be had ? As for Yankee history, this issue has a gem report on what was to have become the site for the original Yankee Stadium. The top of page 13 has a column headed: "Terms Agreed Upon For Yankees' Park" "Building Conditions Cause Delay in Transfer of Hebrew Orphan Asylum Property" "New Home Must Be Built" "Trustees of Institution Ready to Complete Deal When Quarters for 1,300 Children Are Assured" The article begins: "Definite announcement of the transfer of the New York American League Baseball Club of the property at 135th St. and Amsterdam Avenue, now occupied by t... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 09:09

$49.99
158029

GEORGE WASHINGTON & John Adams Salaries SET Early Government 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372106643280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Oct. 24, 1789 * Salaries for president & V.P. set * George Washington & John Adams * Early United States government Pages 2 & 3 contain an address: "To George Washington, President of the United States of America" from the Governor of Connecticut, upon Washington's visit to the state, to which he responded with an address signed by him in italic type: G. Washington (see). This is followed by an address from the Congregational Ministers of the city of New Haven to the President, to which he again responded with a letter signed in italic type: G. Washington. Also reports on the President's planned arrival at Boston. But perhaps of greater significan... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 08:55

$289.99
158028

GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address SIGNED 1793 Norwich CT Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372106640692

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORWICH PACKET, Norwich, Connecticut, Dec. 19, 1793 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address - Annual Certainly the prime content in this issue is the: "PRESIDENT'S SPEECH to Congress, being the annual state-of-the-union address of George Washington, contained on both pages 1 & 2 of this single sheet supplement issue (see photos). It is signed by him in type: Go. Washington, and at its conclusion is a note that the senate appointed the Right Reverend Dr. White as Chaplain of Congress, and that the House appointed the Reverend Dr. Green as its chaplain (see). Dr. White was the 2nd Chaplain of the United States Senate, and his home is now part of Independence National His... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 08:49

$349.99
158027

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391907849779

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 17, 1780 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Most of an inside page is taken up with an interesting letter "To the Printer" which concerns the situation in America, with talk of what independence might mean to the colonies. Portions include: "The more the subject of American affairs is considered, the more necessary & important will the representation of the Colonies in Parliament appear...each colony would, their independence supposed, have a separate interest which must continually produce continual wars between them..." and so much more (see for the beginning). A back page report talks about tobacco having arrived i... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 08:43

$39.99
158026

NEW YORK CITY British Captured Revolutionary War GENERAL HOWE 1776 UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372106635051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 5, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * New York City captured * General William Howe This is a very significant issue, as the entire front page is taken up with reports on the historic capture of New York City by the British, beginning with the report from the noted: "London Gazette Extraordinary" issue of Nov. 4 which includes the lengthy & detailed report from General William Howe on his success in the capture of the city. His report is datelined "Head Quarters York Island, Sept. 21, 1776" and begins: "I have the satisfaction to inform your lordship of his majesty's troops being in possession of the city of New York. Upon the rebels abandoning their ... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 08:37

$289.99
158025

Great JAPANESE SURRENDERS End of World War II PEACE V-J Day 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391907843083

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW ORLEANS ITEM--2nd EXTRA, Aug. 14, 1945 * World War II ends * Japanese surrenders Certainly one of the more dramatic issues on the end of World War II to be found, with the entire top half of the front page taken u with "P E A C E !" in huge, bold letters, measuring 8 1/2 inches tall. The subhead reads: "Japs Accept Allied Terms" Eight pages, two folds with a bit of perforation at a part of the horizontal fold. Some light dirtiness but generally nice and certainly a terrific issue for display.

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Ends October 23, 2017 08:30

$164.99
158024

Rare CONFEDERATE VA w/ Battle of Mill Springs Kentucky 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391907839091

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 24, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs - Kentucky * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city to which all Civil War reports would eventually be sent. Half of the front page is taken up with ads, the other half having various Civil War reports including: "The Burnside Expedition - The Great Yankee Fleet" this report taking over two columns. Also on the ftpg: "Another Expedition Against the South" "A Yankee Pardon & a War Sermon" "France & the Blockade" and a few other smaller items. Page 2 includes the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "We are the chroniclers of evil tiding... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 08:20

$89.99
158023

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391907836162

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 19, 1863 * Confederate financial crisis A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, with the front page containing various advertisements as well as news reports, some of which are headed: "The Yankee Raid In Southwestern Virginia", "The Courts", "A Gunboat Blown Up by a Torpedo", "City Intelligence" and other smaller items. The back page has the always interesting editorial, which begins: "The people of the Confederate States are bracing themselves to meet the financial crisis so long predicted & now so near at hand..." with more. Another topic in the editorial includes: "From the glowing pen of Major-General Halleck, which produce... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2017 08:12

$74.99
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