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158423

BATTLE OF RIDGEWAY Near Fort Erie Ontario Canada FENIANS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116267339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 7, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Battle of Fort Erie * Fenian raids in Canada The front page has one column headings: see images with smaller heads. Loads of text.. Other news of the day soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:13

$38.00
158422

ARMY CADETS Richard Brinsley Sheridan Jr. College Football DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116266478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1931 * Richard Brinsley "Dick" Sheridan, Jr. * West Point Army Cadet death (1st report) * College football game vs. Yale (broken neck) The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Sheridan, Army End, Dies of Football Injury; Mother at Bedside After Fast Trip by Motor" (see) First report coverage on the death of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Jr., who broke his neck during a Army vs. Yale college football game. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:12

$38.00
158421

HENRY SEAGRAVE 1st Ever 200 MPH Automobile SPEED Record 1927 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116265619

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1927 * Sir Henry O'Neil de Hane Segrave * 1st ever to break the 200 MPH mark * Land speed automobile record The front page has one column headings that include: "MAJOR SEAGRAVE SETS 203.79-MILE RECORD" "English Racer in Mystery 'S' Car Beats Former World Mark by Thirty Miles" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Henry Seagrave became the first person to travel over 200 miles per hour (320 km/h) when he regained the land speed record at the Daytona Beach Road Course on 29 March 1927. Using Mystery (but also known as 'the Slug'), ... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:11

$40.00
159178

USS MACON Airship Zeppelin First Maiden Flight PHOTO 1933 Rotogravure Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391928706869

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section 7 only, April 23, 1933 * USS Macon maiden flight photo The top of the front page of this pictorial section has a nice photo of the USS Macon in it's hangar getting ready for her maiden flight. Nice for display. (see) Page 3 has photos of Charles Lindbergh and Adolph Hitler. Other topics throughout. Ten pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:10

$29.99
158419

JOSE CAPABLANCA Cuban Chess Player Tournament Victory & Babe Ruth 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116263772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1927 * Jose Capablanca wins tournament * Famous Cuban chess player The sport's section (page 28) has one column headings: "ALEKHINE IN DRAW, WINS SECOND PRIZE" "Divides With Capablanca, Victor of Tourney, in Last Round to Clinch Place" and more with standings and play by play graph. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day including reporting on Babe Ruth hitting 2 home runs in a pre season baseball game. Complete in 52 pages, archival mend on page 2, generally very nice.

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:08

$39.00
158418

Rare WORLD'S 1ST SUCCESSFUL DAILY 18th Century London England 1711 Old NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116262802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY COURANT, London, Jan. 4, 1718 * Rare 18th century title This was the world's first successful daily newspaper, and is a landmark issue for any newspaper collection as such having begun in 1702. As would be imagined the issue is almost entirely taken up with various European reports, with half of the back page taken up with advertisements. Complete as a single sheet newspaper measuring 7 by 13 1/4 inches, various foxing, otherwise good condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:07

$115.00
158417

Rare CONVICTS SENT TO AMERICA Plantations 1725 Old Whitehall London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116262001

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHITEHALL EVENING-POST, London, Sept. 7, 1725 * Rare 18th century title * Convicts to America This is the earliest issue of this title we have offered. The front page has a nice item: "Yesterday in the evening four young follows, order's for transportation, were brought from Reading jail to Newgate, in order to be sent with the next convicts to the American Plantations." A rare report of convicts being sent to America. Page 3 has a nice print of the: "Great Formidable Eclipse of the Moon, Oct. 10, 1725", with one-third of the page blank Three-quarters of the back page is blank. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, red tax stamp on the ftpg., 8 by 10 inches, bit of minor raggednes... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:06

$144.00
158416

USS CONSTITUTION War of 1812 vs. HMS Cyane & Levant NAVAL Fight 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913283676

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 27, 1815 * USS Constitution * HMS Cyane & Levant * Napoleon Bonaparte Inside has a detailed report headed: "Cruise of the Constitution" which takes about 2 1/2 pages and has much on the battle with the Levant and Cyane. This is followed by: "United States' Army - Organization of the Military Peace Establishment of the United States" which is lengthy as well. It includes a document signed in type by the President: James Madison. Of interest are 4 1/2 pages taken up with a large and detailed: "Army Register" noting all the officers retained under the act of Congress to reduce the military to just 10,000 men. The issue ends with an "Imperial Decree" s... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:04

$35.00
159177

MARCHESE GUGLIELMO MARCONI Wireless Radio Telegraphy w/ Photos 1927 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372139523914

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 "Special Features" only, October 23, 1927 * Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi * Wireless communications pioneer * Short wave radio and television Page 14 of this section 9 only has a banner headline: "MARCONI OUTLINES THE FUTURE OF RADIO SCIENCE" with subheads and three related photos. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 22 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:04

$34.99
158414

WAR OF 1812 United States Navy Naval Victories Captures LIST 1815 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116256682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 7, 1815 * War of 1812 * United States Navy Included are nearly 4 pages of: "American Prices" continued from an early report, being a very lengthy list of ships, with an introductory sentence: "These lists only included such enemy vessels as safely arrive in our ports, or are sunk or burnt, or otherwise 'satisfactorily' accounted for..." (see for beginning). A full page has a chart on: "Militia Drafts--or Conscription" and over 6 pages are taken up with: "Washington's Plan of the General Arrangement of the Militia of the United States..." dated Jan. 18, 1790, containing considerable detail. The back 2 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War". Co... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:59

$33.00
158413

Republic of TEXAS ANNEXATION Into United States Union & Millerism 1845 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116255927

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 1, 1845 * Republic of Texas annexation * Incorporation into United States * Millerism - Second Advent of Jesus Christ Over half of the front page is taken up with: "The Great Question - Annexation of Texas" which is the formal document listing the full text as approved by the Senate & the House of Representatives, including the vote count, and ending with: "...By six o'clock in the evening they arrived at the final question upon the amendments, which were adopted, ayes 132, nays 76. The bill now only requires the signature of President Tyler to be the law of the land. One hundred guns from the Capitol Hill immediately announced the triumph of Anne... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:57

$44.00
158412

Nice 19th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1804 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913277887

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 5, 1804 * Nice masthead engraving This newspaper has one of the more beautiful mastheads of the early 19th century making it nice for display. As an added benefit the front page features two Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson (see). Page 2 has an interesting report: "President for life!...The Feds pretend that the alteration in the Constitution was made 'to secure the re-election of Mr. Jefferson; and talk about the Democrats wanting 'a President for life.'..." with more (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:55

$38.00
158411

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston SC w/ Corinth & Perryville 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913274659

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TRI-WEEKLY MERCURY, Charleston, South Carolina, Oct. 16, 1862 * From the origin of the Civil War * Battle of Corinth & Perryville Among the ftpg. reports on the Civil War: "The Repulse at Corinth--Full and Authentic Details" taking nearly the entire first column. Also: "The Seal of the Confederacy" "The Campaign In Maryland" "Yankee Atrocities In Florida" "From the North" "The Confederate Flag" and more. The bkpg. includes: "Confederate States Diplomacy" "The News From Richmond" "Highly Important From Kentucky--The Battle at Perryville" "Latest From the West" "...Another Account of Stuart's Dash Into Pennsylvania" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue, never bound nor trimmed wi... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:53

$94.00
158410

SECOND BATTLE OF BULL RUN #2 Manassas VA Virginia 1862 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116252321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMERS' CABINET, Amherst, New Hampshire, Aug. 2, 1861 * Battle of Bull Run # 2 * Manassas, Virginia * Confederate victory Over two columns of the ftpg. are taken up with: "Second Battle At Bull's Run" "Its Fight, Fright, and Flight" "By an Eye-Witness" with much text as well as a few crude diagrams of the battle (see). There is more related content on pg. 3 headed: "The Great Bull Run Battle" and "Correspondence from the Second New Hampshire Regiment". Four pages, mild wear at the two folds, generally good.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:52

$48.00
158408

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE Wabash River - Tecumseh & Indians 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913261959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Jan. 9, (1812) * Battle of Tippecanoe The front page features several reports concerning the historic Battle of Tippecanoe, the reports headed: "From The Wabash". It includes a letter datelines "Vincennes, Dec. 11, 1811" which gives some detail on the battle. It begins: "A relation of the affair of the morning of the 7th ult.near the Prophet's town, may not be expected from us at this moment..." but it does offer some information. This is followed by another 4 reports datelines from Vincennes concerning the battle & then another related document as well.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:47

$37.00
158407

Post ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination - Conspirators Arrested & More 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913260889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey, May 4, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination * John Wilkes Booth body * Hunt for Jefferson Davis Page 2 begins with a lengthy article headed: "The Authors of the Assassination". Other pg. 2 articles: "A Monument to Mr. Lincoln" "Jeff. Davis's Specie Lost" "Mr. Lincoln's Remains at Springfield" "Arrest of Rebel Sympathizers" and other items. The other pages are mostly taken up with advertisements. Four pages, various small archival mends at margins, good condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:45

$48.00
158405

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Election Victory 1st Report 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116238106

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 9, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln elected president (2nd term) * 1st report plus Civil War reporting A very significant & displayable issue on Lincoln's second election as President, with the top of the first column having heads including: "THE VICTORY" "Lincoln Re-Elected" "He Has Nearly All The States" "All New England For Him" "New-York Close But Pretty Sure" "New Jersey For McClellan" "Pennsylvania Union on Home Vote" "Delaware And Maryland Union" "The West All Right" "Copperheads Nowhere." Most of the balance of the ftpg. is taken up with charges of votes by ward, plus results in other towns as well. Complete in 8 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:41

$410.00
158403

OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING Timothy McVeigh Militant Terrorist Attack 1995 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116235905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 20, 1995 * Oklahoma City bombing * Domestic terrorist attack * Timothy McVeigh The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "Car Bomb Shreds Federal Building in Oklahoma City; 31 Dead, 300 Missing" with two relate photos. Much more inside. Complete 1st section only with all 28pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:38

$47.00
158402

BOBBY JONES "Calamiity Jane" Putter British Open Win Coming Home 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913256193

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1927 * Golfer Bobby Jones * British Open champion * RMS Aquitania (welcome home_ * Rare mention of "Calamity Jane" putter The sport's section (page 14) has a two column heading: "Bobby Jones Comes Back Today With Famous 'Calamity Jane'" with subhead. (see) Also a one column heading on the same page that reads: "Bobby Jones Feted Aboard Aquitania" and more. Coverage on Bobby Jones coming home after winning the 1927 British Open golf championship. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:37

$40.00
158401

HARVARD-YALE REGATTA Boat Race Rowing Thames River New London CT 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913255570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1927 * Harvard-Yale Regatta boat race * Rowing races - Thames River The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HARVARD CREW BEATS YALE IN VARSITY RACE FIRST TIME SINCE 1920 AS 90,000 WATCH" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 9 with banner headline, two photos and stats. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:35

$40.00
158400

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE George Bugs Moran Gangsters Funerals 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116232166

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1929 * re. St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone Page 31 has one column headings: "QUESTION POLICE ON GANG MURDER" "Chicago Authorities Make 255 Detectives Account for Their Doings in Fatal Hour" "Victims Buried Simply" and more. See images for text here. Original reporting on what is probably the most historic event in American gangster history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, some residue along the spine from disbinding, otherwise very nice.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:33

$45.00
158399

Aviator RICHARD E. BYRD Airplane Flight over Antarctic Expedition 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116230829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1929. * Richard Byrd's Antarctica expedition The front page has a three column headline: "BYRD SEES VAST NEW ANTARCTICA AREA FROM HIS PLANE, CLAIMS IT FOR NATION; NAMES IT FOR WIFE, MARIE BYRD LAND" with subheads and map. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:31

$46.00
158397

DUNCAN MS & Marks Mississippi TORNADO Outbreak Disaster 1929 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913253091

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1929 * Duncan, Mississippi tornado disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "23 DEAD, 47 INJURED AS WINDS RAVAGE SOUTHERN TOWNS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the tornado outbreak in Mississippi in which Duncan, Mississippi was hardest hit. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:29

$45.00
158396

FLYING BOATS United States Navy Airplanes to Hawaii RECORD Flight 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913252745

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1934 * United States Navy flying boats * Airplanes flight record flight to Hawaii The top of the front page has a two column headline: "SIX NAVAL PLANES REACH HONOLULU IN RECORD FLIGHT" with subheads. First report coverage on page 4 with related map. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light even toning, minor spine wear, nice condition. wikipedia notes: A flight of six United States Navy Consolidated P2Y flying boats sets a new distance record for formation flying of 2,400 miles between San Francisco, and Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii. They also set a new speed record for this crossing of 24 hours 35 minutes.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:28

$38.00
158394

LEADVILLE Lake County COLORDAO Silver Mining Boomtown Description 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116225030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, May 6, 1880 * Leadville, Colorado on the rise * Silver mining boomtown This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The back page has an article headed: "A Look At Leadville" "Visit to the Greatest Mining Camp in the World" and more. (see) Text takes up more than a full column. This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 10 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:26

$30.00
159176

MILLER HUGGINS New York Yankees Babe Ruth Era Manager DEATH 1929 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391928689758

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1929 * Miller Huggins death (1st report) * New York Yankees manager * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig era The front page has one column headings: "MILLER HUGGINS DIES; MANY PAY TRIBUTE" "Manager of Yankees' Baseball Team for 12 Seasons Is a Victim of Blood Poisoning" and more. Continues on page 22 with one column photo of Huggins. Much text. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:25

$39.99
158393

LOU GEHRIG 3 Home Runs in 1 Game New York Yankees vs. RED SOX 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913250915

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1927 * Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees * 3 home runs in one game against Red Sox * Year of the best team ever in the Major Leagues ? * Best title to be had ? The sport' section (page 18) has a five column headline: "Yanks Sweep Sox Series as Gehrig Gets 3 Homers" with subheads that include: "GEHRIG'S 3 HOMERS STOP RED SOX, 11-4" and more with photo of Lou Gehrig and box scores. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:24

$57.00
158392

BABE RUTH Hits 2 Home Runs New York Yankees vs. Red Sox 1932 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913250367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1927 * Babe Ruth hits 2 homers * New York Yankees - MLB * Year of best team ever ? The sport's section (page 19) has a six column headline: "Ruth Hits Two Homers as Yanks Turn Back Red Sox Twice" with subheads & box scores. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:23

$42.00
158391

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913249735

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 November 24, 2017 13:22

$49.00
158389

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116220660

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 November 24, 2017 13:20

$46.00
158388

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116219868

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 November 24, 2017 13:19

$34.00
158387

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913247453

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 November 24, 2017 13:18

$215.00
158386

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913246620

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 November 24, 2017 13:16

$47.00
158385

July 4th 1876 CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION American Independence 1876 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913245471

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 November 24, 2017 13:14

$28.00
158383

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116208195

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 November 24, 2017 13:11

$28.00
158382

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913243943

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 November 24, 2017 13:10

$35.00
158381

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913243480

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 November 24, 2017 13:09

$287.00
159175

JESSE OWENS Nazis Adolph Hitler SNUB? Berlin Olympics Track Hero 1936 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372139478503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1936 * Jesse Owens welcome home * 1936 Berlin Olympics hero * Adolph Hitler snub controversy The sport's section (page 25) has one column headings: "OWENS, BACK, GETS HEARTY RECEPTION" "Still Weighing Pro Offers, Olympic Ace Says He Hopes to Return to Ohio State" "SPEAKS WELL OF HITLER" and more with photo of Owens with wife on the "Queen Mary" (see) Interesting reporting on the Owens-Adolph Hitler controversy. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:08

$47.00
158380

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913242960

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 November 24, 2017 13:07

$59.00
158379

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913242291

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 November 24, 2017 13:06

$43.00
158378

HIRAM PERCY MAXIM Firearms Silencer Inventor DEATH w/ Photo 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913241697

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 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 remain very white & sturdy into the presen... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:05

$67.00
158377

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913241286

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 November 24, 2017 13:04

$45.00
158376

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913240726

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 November 24, 2017 13:03

$42.00
158374

GEORGE EASTMAN Kodak Camera Color Film Home Movies Demonstration 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913239065

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 November 24, 2017 12:59

$42.00
159174

CHARLES LINDBERGH 1st Announces His Transatlantic Solo Flight 1927 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391928679501

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, February 6, 1927 * Charles Lindbergh announces famous flight Page E9 of this section has small and somewhat discrete headings: "May Try Flight To Paris" "Capt. Lindbergh of St. Louis Would Start Alone in Small Plane" (see) Coverage on Charles Lindbergh making his official plan to fly across the Atlantic Ocean solo. The small, inside page report is due to him not being nationally known at the time, over three months prior to his famous flight. If they only knew at the time here. This may be the first mention of Lindbergh in this famous newspaper title. Rare as such. Other topics throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 20 pages, irregular along the s... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 12:58

$37.00
158373

ALLEUTAIN ISLANDS EARTHQUAKE Alaska & Hawaii Tsunami 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913238462

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 November 24, 2017 12:57

$42.00
158372

ALEXANDER ALEKHINE Russian French CHESS Grandmaster Wins Tourney 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116187378

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 November 24, 2017 12:54

$44.00
158371

USS LEXINGTON United States Navy Aircraft Carrier SPEED RECORD 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913236834

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 November 24, 2017 12:52

$42.00
158370

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116185838

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 November 24, 2017 12:51

$82.00
158369

YANKEE DOODLE Monoplane Airplane Transcontinental Flight Record 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913236079

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 November 24, 2017 12:50

$42.00
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