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160864

JAMES FENINORE COOPER Pioneers, of The Sources of the Susquehanna 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972291931

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 2, 1822 * James Fenimore Cooper Page 2 has an early report about James Fenimore Cooper, America's first great author. The report mentions in part: "The Spy--The author of this native novel...is a Mr. Cooper, of Westchester, New York son of the late Judge Cooper, formerly a member of Congress from that State. 'Precaution' is also from his pen; and he is said to be engaged in writing another novel, 'The Pioneer, or the Sources of the Susquehannah.' " The Spy was his first successful novel. The other two works mentioned were, indeed, by him. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:24

$57.00
160863

Rare TOMBSTONE AZ Pima County Arizona 1886 Original Newspaper w/ O.K. CORRAL


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972290881

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY TOMBSTONE, Tombstone, Arizona, May 14, 1886 * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame * Rare advertisement of the famed livery stable Here is a newspaper from perhaps the most famous town of the Old West era which has a nice back page advertisement for the O.K. Corral (shown in the inset). Has four pages containing various news of the day, plus bits of local news and many ads, all done in the typical Old West format. The year in the dateline is listed as 86 (the format used), although in the page 2 masthead it has 1886 which verifies the year. The front page has an inked business stamp just to the right of the masthead, plus some offsetting in the lower half causing loss to... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:20

$365.00
160862

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972290165

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 29, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Over two-thirds of the ftpg is taken up with a review of: "Essays on the History of Mankind in Rude & Cultivated Ages...", which quite succinctly details the situation between America & England in a few paragraphs. A few points include: "The discovery of America has opened an immense field to the ambition of the state of Europe...But between countries so widely separated, a political union subsists with difficulty...But when colonies are regard in the light of subordinate provinces...& not entitled to the same privileges & immunities with the parent state, the lovers of civil liberty will ... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:17

$56.00
161535

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Convicted of RAPE Alabama Negroes DEATH SENTENCES 1931 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372230141853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1932 * Scottsboro Boys death sentences upheld * Negroes suspected of attacking 2 white girls * Alabama Supreme Court decision Page 6 has a one column heading: "BACKS CONVICTION OF SEVEN NEGROES" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the prim... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 14:17

$33.00
161534

ROBERT ABBE Surgeon Pioneer Radiologist Bar Harbor Maine DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372230115532

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1928 * Dr. Robert Abbe death * Surgeon - radiologist * Bar Harbor, Maine The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "DR. ROBERT ABBE, SURGEON, DIES AT 77" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Robert Abbe, American surgeon and pioneer radiologist. 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 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the presen... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 13:51

$34.99
161533

Historic NRA National Rifle Association - Organization CREATION 1871 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986866660

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 22, 1871 * Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association The back page has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the hyperlink notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent 5 days previous on Nov. 17, and this report notes: "The Rifle Association met last evening in the armory...Capt. Wingate presented to the meeting certified copies of the papers of incorporation. On behalf of the Committee on By-laws, Col. Church reported a complete set, which were adopted. the Association then adjourned." And s... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 13:10

$84.99
161532

Picatinny Arsenal LAKE DENMARK Dover New Jersey EXPLOSION Disaster1926 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986848793

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1926 * Lake Denmark explosion * United States Navy arsenal * Dover, New Jersey The top of the front page has a five column headline: "MUNITIONS BLAST DAMAGE AT LEAST $93,000,000; TEN KNOWN DEAD, 25 MISSING, HUNDREDS INJURED; MANY ARE HOMELESS; SHELLS STILL EXPLODING" with subheads and related photo (crude). (see) Much more on the following pages. Coverage on the explosion at Lake Denmark arsenal near Dover, New Jersey. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 12:44

$37.00
161531

AIRSHIP NORGE Norwegian Roald Amundsen 1st North Pole Flight ? 1926 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986841512

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 13, 1926 * Roald Amundsen & Airship Norge * 1st official North Pole flight ? The front page has a nice banner headline: "NORGE'S LAST REPORT SENT FROM JUST BEYOND THE POLE; THREE NATION'S FLAGS LEFT FLYING ON ICE AS SHE WENT ON; CRUISE OVER UNKNOWN AREAS MAY DELAY ALASKAN ARRIVAL" with may subheads. Lengthy text continues on the following pages with a few related photos and map. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: The Norge was a semi-rigid Italian-built airship that carried out ... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 12:37

$49.99
161530

MICHIGAN WOLVERINES Tom Harmon College Football HEISMAN TROPHY 1940 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372230043442

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1940 * Tom Harmon wins Heisman Trophy "Old 98" * Michigan Wolverines halfback * NCAA college football Page 35 has a two column heading: "Harmon Receives Heisman Trophy At Downtown A. C. Football Dinner" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Michigan Wolverine star football player, Tom Harmon, winning the Heisman Trophy. Other news,sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Thomas Dudley Harmon (September 28, 1919 – March 15, 1990) was a star player in American college football, a sports broadcaster, and patriarch of a family of American acto... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 12:31

$64.99
161529

ADOLPH HITLER The Lunatic Says He Will CONQUER World Lunacy 1940 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986831126

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, December 10, 1940 * Adolf Hitler shows his lunacy * Predicts World domination The front page has a two column heading: "Adolph Hitler Gives Rousing Pep Talk To Nazi Workers; Asks For Patience; Tells Them He'll Defeat Entire World" with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 12:27

$34.99
161528

Pre CORNWALLIS SURRENDER Clsoing Events & Isaac Hayne 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986823695

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 24, 1782 * re. Isaac Hayne's execution * Closing events of Rev. War The entire ftpg. is a terrific letter: "To the People of Great Britain" concerning the closing moments of the Revolutionary War, beginning: "You have already seen the flighty & wretched policy of our Southern General...I shall freely examine his subsequent conduct to the disagreeable surrender of his brave army at York and Gloucester..." with a great account of the final two months near Yorktown, with mention of Washington & others (see for portions). Inside has a report that: "Yesterday Gen. Arnold, with his Lady, arrived in town from America." plus a report concerning Cornwallis' ret... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 12:20

$59.99
161527

REUNIFICATION OF JERUSALEM Day Israel Old City & East Jewish Jews 1967 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986821940

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 28, 1967 * Reunification of Jerusalem * East Jerusalem Page 10 has a two column heading: "Israeli Annexation Of Old Jerusalem Is Now Underway" (see) First report coverage on reunification of Jerusalem, establishing Israeli control over the "Old City". Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 34 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 12:17

$34.99
161526

NEW YORK GIANTS vs Washington Senators World Series of Baseball 1924 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372229994543

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 7, 1924 * New York Giants vs. Washington Senators * World Series of baseball - MLB (game 3) The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GIANTS WIN, 6 TO 4; CROWD SETS RECORD FOR POLO GROUNDS" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section. First report coverage of game 3 of the World Series between the New York Giants and Washington Senators. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 01, 2018 11:33

$37.00
161525

EARLY Rare 17th Century 326 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1692 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986723861

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 5, 1692 * 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 March 01, 2018 10:16

$19.99
161524

CHICAGO CUBS Win NL Baseball MLB Pennant Last WS Until 2016 in 1945 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986722439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON HERALD, September 30, 1945 * Chicago Cubs win NL pennant * MLB baseball The front page has a two column heading: "Chicago Cubs Win Flag" (see) The sport's section (page 34) has a three column heading: "Cubs Clinch N. L. Flag" and more with box scores and standings. First report coverage on the 1945 Chicago Cubs winning the National League pennant. They would face the Detroit Tigers in the World Series in which they lost. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 80 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 10:13

$47.00
161523

DISNEYLAND Amusement Theme Park Anaheim California OPENING DAY 1955 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372229939931

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PARSON'S SUN, Kansas, July 18, 1955 * Opening Of Disneyland * Anaheim, California CA Page 7 has a historic 1st report on the opening of Disneyland in California with a two column heading: "Disney Park Draws Throng In Special Public Preview" (see) Other news, sport's and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 01, 2018 10:06

$57.00
161522

HARRY HOUDINI Magician Escape Artist Appendicitis NEAR DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372229936775

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1926 * Harry Houdini near death * Magic - magician - escape artist Page 23 has a brief and somewhat discrete article headed: "Houdini Still In Danger" with subhead. See image for text here. He would die two days later (Halloween). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 01, 2018 10:01

$34.99
161521

CHINA CLIPPER 1st Trans-Pacific Airmail AIRPLANE Flight PHOTOS 1935 Rotogravure


eBay Auction Item # 372229932518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, December 1, 1935 * China Clipper airplane flight photos * 1st Trans-Pacific airmail commercial service The front page of this rotogravure section has 3 related photos concerning the famous airmail flight across the Pacific. (see) Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Eight pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 09:54

$37.00
161520

JESS SWEETSER Wins British Amateur PGA Golf Championship w/ Print 1926 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372229894340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 30, 1926 * Jess Sweetser - PGA Golf * British Amateur Championship * 1st American born winner The front page of this section has a one column heading: "SWEETSER CAPTURES BRITISH GOLF TITLE; 6,000 FOLLOW MATCH" with subheads and nice illustration of Sweetser. Much more on the back page with banner headline. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, small archival mend near the spine, irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends March 01, 2018 08:57

$37.00
161519

Very Early AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE w/ Rare PHOTO Illegal Alcohol 1926 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372229888808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, May 9, 1926 * Early Al Capone report * Chicago gangster war * Rare photo showing Capone Page 4 of this section has a six column headline: "CHICAGO'S RUM RUNNERS TELL NO TALES" with subhead and a rare photo that shows Capone in one of his illegal bars. Complete section 9 only with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends March 01, 2018 08:48

$49.99
161518

Best BABE RUTH Suspended for CURSING at Umpire New York Yankees 1922 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986633393

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1922 * Babe Ruth suspended * Arguing with umpire (cursing) * Ban Johnson * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 10) has a one column heading: "JOHNSON SUSPENDS RUTH FOR 3 DAYS" with subheads. (see) This was the result of Babe Ruth being suspended for arguing with umpire. Ban Johnson warns Ruth to behave or be suspended for the entire summer. Another article relating to Ruth inside. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, light even toning, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 08:41

$39.99
161517

MADSION SQUARE GARDEN Sports Arena Opens w/ 1st Ever Hockey Game 1925 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986624470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1925 * 3rd Madison Square Garden opens * 1st ever hockey game there Page 29 has a seven column headline: "Brilliant Gathering of 17,000 Persons at Formal Opening of Garden" with subheads that include: "GARDEN IS OPENED IN BLAZE OF COLOR" "17,000 Throng Arena to Attend Formal Inaugural and Greet Pro Hockey" and more. (see) First report coverage on the grand opening of the 3rd Madison Square Garden which lasted from 1925 to 1968. This was also the very 1st hockey game played at any of these arenas. Great to have in this New York City title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, light even toning, a little irregular ... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 08:33

$47.00
161516

SELMA to MONTGOMERY AL Alabama Martin Lurther King Negroes MARCH 1965 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372229873086

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, March 10, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery, Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * 2nd march try - failure The top of the front page has a a three column headline: 1000 Marchers Fail In Courthouse Walk" with subhead and related photo. (see) This was the 2nd attempt to march to Montgomery which ended up in failure. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 08:23

$37.00
161515

Outlaw Cherokee Badman HENRY STARR Bank Robbery SHOT 1921 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372229867540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1921 * Outlaw Henry Starr last robbery attempt * Shot dead - Cherokee Badman The front page has a one column heading: "'STARR, NOTED BANNDIT, SHOT DOWN IN BANK" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the attempted bank robbery by Henry Starr in Harrison, Arkansas. A early report as he was not officially dead as of yet. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 18 pages, light even toning, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 01, 2018 08:16

$44.99
161514

MARY HARRIS "MOTHER" JONES United Mine Workers Organizer DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372229861494

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, December 1, 1930 * Mary Harris "Mother" Jones death * United Mine Workers organizer & more The front page has a one column heading: "Mother Jones Dies, Defender of Labor Men was Aged 100". (see) First report coverage on the death of Mary Harris Jones, co-founder of the Industrial Workers of the World. Nice to have on the front page here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 08:07

$34.99
161513

AMELIA EARHART 1st Pacific Hawaii Airplane Flight Solo PHOTOS 1935 Rotogravure


eBay Auction Item # 391986597793

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROTOGRAVURE section only of the New York Times, January 20, 1935 * Amelia Earhart (female aviator) * Pacific Ocean flight (Hawaii to Oakland) * 1st of it's kind (solo) The front page of this rotogravure section has two related photos (full page) concerning Amelia Earhart's recent solo flight across the Pacific Ocean from Hawaii to Oakland. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 01, 2018 08:02

$39.99
161512

BATTLE OF MATEWAN Mingo County West Virginia Coal Mines Shootout 1921 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986591350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1921 * Battle of Matwan - West Virginia * Mingo County shootout - coal mining The front page has a one column heading: "MINGO FEUD ZONE UNDER MARTIAL LAW" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:51

$37.00
161511

AMELIA EARHART 1st Woman TRANSCONTINENTAL Airplane Flight Record 1932 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372229846343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, August 25, 1932 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * 1st woman flight record * Aviation - airplanes The front page has a one column heading: "AMELIA PUTNAM LANDS IN N. J." with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Amelia Earhart becoming the first women to make a non-stop transcontinental flight. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:40

$39.99
161510

ALBERT EINSTEIN Leaves America for Belgium - to Escape NAZIS Next 1933 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986576106

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1933 * Albert Einstein goes back to Europe * Escaping Adolph Hitler & Third Reich Page 7 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN DEPARTS; WOMEN CHEER HIM" with subheads. (see) He would go back to Europe for a short time before coming back to America to escape persecution by the Nazis. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: While at American universities in early 1933, he undertook his third two-month visiting professorship at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. He and his wife Elsa returned to Belgium by ship in March, and during the trip they learned tha... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:32

$37.00
160845

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hostilities Coming to an End 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208758635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 4, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * Hostilities coming to an end ? Page 3 has: "American News" which includes: "...Lt. Col. Lee, from the Southern Army...& informs that General Greene, with the main body of the army, continued in a position North of Pon Pon River within four miles of Jacksonburgh...that the British army remained in their fortified camp...hat Brig. General Marian...was on the North side of Cooper River...that the operating force of the two armies were nearly equal...that General Wayne had confined the British forces in the state of Georgia to the town of Savannah..." and more (see). ]The bkpg. has an item: "...that soon after the acc... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:32

$52.00
160844

RYE HOUSE PLOT King Charles II Of England Assassination Plan 1683 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208757687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 2, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot Over half of the front page is taken up with a Proclamation" by King Charles II for the apprehension of his illegitimate son the Duke of Monmouth. The text of the Proclamation reads in part: "...received information upon oath that James Duke of Monmouth [and others]...have traitorously conspired together & with divers other ill-affected & desperate persons of this our kingdom, to compass the death and destruction of our Royal Person, & of our dearest brother James Duke of York..." with more. This was for his involvement in the Rye House Plot, a plan to assassinate the king & his brother, the Duke of York.

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:30

$188.00
161509

Great PROHIBITION No Beer & Liquor in America BEGINS Headline 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986574716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, June 7, 1920 * Prohibition begins in America * No beer - liquor The front page has a banner headline: "DRY LAWS UPHELD IN UNANIMOUS VIEW OF SUPREME COURT" with subheads. (see) Incomplete issue containing 10 of the 12 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice for display as such.

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:29

$39.99
160843

Rare 18th Century FLYING POST w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1718 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971994545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLYING-POST: OR, THE POST-MASTER, London, Sept. 27, 1718 * Very rare title In 1695 the Licensing Act of England was allowed to lapse, which caused several newspapers to begin publication, this title being one of them. But this is certainly one of the more rare such titles as we have only offered relative few in the past 40 years. Much of the issue is taken up with a list of concerns of the "...Sub-Governor and Directors of the South-Sea Company..." who were given time with the King at Hampton Court. Being the South Sea Company, the items relate to situations in South America and the Caribbean, including much related to slaves (see). The back page has the reply of the King. Single s... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:28

$176.00
160842

NATHAN HALE HANGING Hanged Revolutionary War American Soldier 1776 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208755411

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1776 * Hanging of Nathan Hale - American Revolutionary War * "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" fame Page 6 has a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York which includes an exceedingly significant report. The report includes: "...Yesterday we hanged an officer of the Provincials who came as a spy...". Noting that this letter is dated "From New York Island, Sept. 23", and with the records verifying that Nathan Hale was hanged on Sept. 22 in New York, it is very obvious that this "officer of the Provincials" was Nathan Hale although not mentioned by name. Hale was, indeed, a spy for the Continental Army having volunteered for an... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:25

$585.00
160841

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Howe - Benjamin Franklin Electricity Experiments 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208753299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1778 * Revolutionary War - Jonathan Trumbull * Benjamin Franklin - electricity experiments The first article is a "...Debate...on Enquiry into the State of the Nation..." continued from a previous issue and has much on the Revolutionary War, including: "...that with equal force General Washington could not stand before the British troops, who were at this day perhaps the bravest in the world...General Washington's force was 15,000, not speaking of the militia; General Howe's numbers were but 13,000 rank & file, yet he defeated the Continental troops...As to the practicability of reducing our rebellious subjects in America by force of arms...he began ... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:22

$83.00
160840

BENEDICT ARNOLD Revolutionary War General & Traitor Fame DEATH 1801 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971991313

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1801 * General Benedict Arnold death * From his city of residence There is a very small & inconspicuous item near the back under the "Obituary with Anecdotes of Remarkable Persons" section an entry reading: "At his house in Gloucester place, Brigadier-general Arnold. His remains were interred on the 21st, at Brompton. Seven mourning coaches and four state carriages formed the cavalcade." This was the infamous Benedict Arnold, who died on June 14, 1801. Always nice to have a death notice in a publication from the city where the person died, and most certainly a much earlier report than would be found in any American publication. Both fullpg. pla... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:21

$58.00
160839

CREATING DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Seat of Government Washington D.C. 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971628243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, July, 1791 * Creating Washington D.C. - seat of government The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted on the full title/contents page. A few include: "Thoughts on the Decay of States" "Character of the Virginians" "Description of Gray's Gardens, Pennsylvania" "Shorts Account of the Life & Character of Thomas Hutchins, late Geographer General of the U.S." "The Extravagant Wife: An American Tale" "Preservatives Against the Fatal Effects of Drinking Cold Water in Warm Weather" & much more. Near the back are: "Proceedings of the State Legislature" which includes an address to the Mass. Congress signed in type: John Ha... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:55

$74.00
160838

Rare POPISH PLOT re. Catholic Leaders Phony Conspiracy 1679 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971627133

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 17, 1679 * Popish Plot The front page has a report from Madrid with Judaica reference: "...from the Pope, requiring him to send some of the processes made by the Inquisition against the Jews to Rome, that so the Pope might see their manner of proceedings declaring them if in ten days time he did not deliver them to the Nuncio, that he should be ipso facto suspected & all the Inquisitors excommunicated..." (see). Also of significance is a back page report concerning the 'trial of the five Catholic Lords' involved in the Popish Plot. It mentions that 4 or them (Lord Belasyse was too ill to attend): "...were brought to the Bar, where kneeling & ten standing... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:53

$175.00
160837

Rare 17th Century GREAT PLAGUE & London Fire Report 1666 Old England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971624116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE , England, Sept. 20, 1666 * The great plague * London fire report The front page has mention of the Great Plague which ravaged Europe at this time, reporting: "The Plague is very hot at Dunkirk & Bergue in which last place, the governor of the Fort St. Louis is dead & the Baron d'Arnicourt fallen sick." The back page has a rare mention of the Great Fire of London noting: "This day was presented to His Majestie by His Highness the Duke of York, Edmund Godfrey Esquire, one of His Majesties Justices of the Peace for the County of Middlesex, and City & Liberty of Westminster, who after the Publick thanks and acknowledgement of his eminent service done in helping to suppress th... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:48

$475.00
160836

Rare & Early JUDAICA Judaism Jewish JEWS Mention 17th Century 1670 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208198886

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 27, 1670 * 17th century Judaica content * Jewish - Jews The front page includes an item from Rome: "The Pope seems much concerned that after all his care for the reestablishment of the Mount of Piety, few persons will be perswaded to adventure to take up moneys from them, but rather apply themselves to the Jews, who furnish them at a far greater interest. This week a congregation was held upon this affair where some ways were proposed for taking this trade out of the hands of the Jews, whose cause was there so well managed that nothing was concluded to their disadvantage." (see) The back page has an interesting item on the King opening Parliament, noting: ... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:42

$64.00
160833

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971617666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 7, 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 wo... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:36

$34.00
160832

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal CAPTURED Arrest 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208188113

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1934 * Albert Fish captured - arrested w/ photo * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the front page has a one column heading: "POLICE TRY TO LINK BUDD GIRL'S SLAYER TO 3 OTHER CIRMES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with rare photo of Fish. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:29

$82.00
160831

LIDICE CZECHOSLOVAKIA MASSACRE Nazis & Battle of MIDWAY WWII 1942 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971613492

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 11, 1942 * Lidice Czechoslovakia massacre * World War II Nazis liquidation * Battle of Midway victory The front page has a two column heading: "Nazis Blot Out Czech Village; Kill All Men, Disperse Others". First report coverage on the annihilation of the town of Lidice Czechoslovakia by the Nazis. This was in reprisal for the shooting of Nazi leader, Reinhard Heydrich. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World war II including coverage on the recent victory at the Battle of Midway. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:28

$47.00
161491

CHINA CLIPPER Very 1st Trans-Pacific Airmail AIRPLANE Flight Ends 1935 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372229297389

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1935 * China Clipper airplane flight ends in success * 1st Trans-Pacific airmail commercial service The front page has one column headings that include: "CLIPPER TRIMMED SCHEDULED TIME" "Reached Manila From Alameda in 59 Hours 47 Mins., Instead of 60 Set, Musick Says" "Ship In Peril At Landing" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the successful maiden flight of the first airmail commercial flight across the Pacific Ocean. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was pro... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:09

$39.99
161490

CHINA CLIPPER Very 1st Trans-Pacific Airmail AIRPLANE Flight Ends 1935 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372229284032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1935 * China Clipper airplane flight to start today * 1st Trans-Pacific airmail commercial service The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "CLIPPER OFF TODAY ON PACIFIC MAIL HOP" with subheads and related map. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 14:55

$34.99
161489

JESSE OWENS Pre Berlin Olympics OSU NEGRO Broad Jump w/ Photo 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391986060660

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1936 * Jesse Owens broad jump w/ photo * Pre-Olympic games in Berlin Germany * To be in front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich The sport's section (page 23) has a two column heading: "Owens Rated in Class by Himself For Olympic Broad-Jump Laurels" with subhead and photo. (see) The Olympics would begin just a few weeks later. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition, printing flaw slightly... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 14:29

$39.99
161488

Only Confederate PLANTATION Newspaper 1862 Joel Chandler Harris' Own Collection


eBay Auction Item # 372229248264

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COUNTRYMAN, Turnwold, Putnam County, Georgia, Nov. 3, 1862 * Only known title to be published on a Southern Plantation * From Joel Chandler Harris's own personal collection * Non-J.C.H. issues are quite valuable in and of themselves A fascinating little newspaper which perhaps is most famous for being the only newspaper published on a Southern plantation. It was published by Joseph A. Turner on his plantation named “Turnwold" some 9 miles from Eatonton. He used the “Countryman” to voice his pro-Confederate views as a staunch advocate of slavery. This issue comes from the personal collection of Joel Chandler Harris handed down to his youngest daughter, Mildred Harri... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 14:15

$249.99
161487

ADOLPH HITLER Speech to the Reichstag Germany to REARM Again ? 1933 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372229154616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1933 * Adolph Hitler's Reichstag speech * Germany to arm again ? The front page has a four column headline: "HITLER SAYS REICH WILL FOREGO ARMS BUT WILL NO LONGER REMAIN INFERIOR; ROOSEVELT PLANS OTHER PEACE STEPS" with many subheads. (see) Full text of Hitler's speech on page 3 with photo. Very lengthy here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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. ... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 12:20

$37.00
161486

THOMAS EDISON Falls into Coma & Al 'Scarface' Capone to be Guilty 1931 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372229143519

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 17, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Falls into a coma - would die next day * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial * Would be found guilty on this day The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON IN DEEP COMA" with subheads. (see) Edison would die on the following day. Page 4 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AS 'NO PIKER' EXTOLLED IN PLEAS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the day he would be found guilty of tax evasion. 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 issu... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 12:03

$39.99
161485

BATTLE OF NUREMBERG 7th & German Luftwaffe Defeated 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391985954526

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1945 * Battle of Nuremberg ends w/ capture * United States 7th Army * German Luftwaffe destroyed * World War II - WWII The front page has a nice banner headline: "TRUMAN ASKS WORLD UNITY TO KEEP PEACE; 7TH IN NUREMBERG; SOVIET PUSH REPORTED; NAZIS LOSE 905 PLANES,MOSTLY AGROUND" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. 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, allowin... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 11:46

$39.99
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