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181583

Very Early HOT AIR BALLOONING 18th Century Flight MONTGOLFIER 1784 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392809113760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, Oct. 28, 1784 * Very early hot air ballooning Page 2 has over half a column headed: "Aerostatic" which concerning early ballooning. It has a chronological list of the: "...accurate account of the different aerostatic voyages which have been made since Mr. Montgolfier's discovery. We present them with the following correct catalogue:..." and what follows is a list of dates & events on the very beginning of ballooning. Page 3 begins with: "An ACT for Establishing certain Free Ports in the State of New Jersey, and for the Encouragement of Commerce Therein" which takes almost a full column. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:32

$34.00
181582

Great LAST PUBLIC EXECUTION Owensboro KY Infamous Hanging PHOTO 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373062020841

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 15, 1936 * Rainey Bethea's famous hanging photo * Last public execution in America Page 2 has a infamous photo of the last public execution in the United States. This photo measures 8 x 5 inches and has the heading: "The State of Kentucky Executes a [Black]" with brief text underneath. Complete with 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally good. wikipedia notes: Rainey Bethea was the last person publicly executed in the United States. Bethea, who confessed to the rape and murder of a 70-year-old woman named Lischia Edwards, was convicted of her rape and publicly hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky. Mistakes in performing the ... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:31

$52.00
181581

LIZZIE BORDEN Fall River Massachusetts Hatchet Murders TRIAL End 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392809112490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 12, 1893 * Lizzie Borden murder trial * Fall River, Massachusetts * Woman hatchet killings Page 4 has an article with coverage on the Lizzie Borden murder case with heading: "Government's Case Is Weak" "So Fall River Peaple Think" "Miss Borden's Friends Jubilant" and more. Lengthy text takes up over 2 1/2 columns. Eight pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins with some tiny tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:31

$52.00
181580

Rare 18th Century RAMBLER Samuel Johnson 1750 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392809112185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RAMBLER, London, Dec. 11, 1750 * Rare 18th century title * Samuel Johnson An uncommon periodical done by the Samuel Johnson. Johnson was one of the most important English writers of the eighteenth century. It's long been traditional to refer to the second half of the eighteenth century as "the age of Johnson". While working on the Dictionary, for which he is perhaps most famous, he published a series of periodical essays -- the closest modern equivalent of the genre would probably be something like a magazine or newspaper column -- called The Rambler, which appeared twice a week from 1750 to 1752. Measures about 12"x7" with six pages, a little stray period writing, small piece torn away at upper right corner, gene... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:31

$32.00
181579

UNITED ORDER OF ENOCH Brigham Young's Program Mormons Mormonism 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392809111745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 26, 1874 * Mormons President Brigham Young * United Order of Enoch - Mormonism * Latter Day Saint movement The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "UTAH" "Brigham Young's New Revelation" "The Order Of Enoch" "The Prophet Proposes to Reduce the People to Serfdom" "Mormonism Rudely Shaken" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:30

$48.00
181578

MILL RIVER DAM Williamsburg & Haydenville MA FLOOD Disaster 1874 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373062019767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 19, 1874 * Mill River flood disaster - Northhampton * Williamsburg & Haydenville, Massachusetts The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE VALE OF DEATH" "Search for the Dead of the Mill River Calamity" "The Discovered Bodies" "Two Hundred Lives Lost" "Entire Families Swept Away And Seen No More of Men" and more. Lengthy text with list of the dead. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:30

$48.00
181577

MECHANICSVILLE New York Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth MONUMENT Unveil 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373062019634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 28, 1874 * Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth * Mechanicville, New York * Hudson cemetery monument The top of page 4 has one column headings: "ELLSWORTH'S MEMORY" "Unveiling of the Monument at Mechanicsville" "Tribute To A Hero" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:29

$33.00
181576

NELLIE GRANT President Ulysses S. Daughter White House WEDDING 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373062019522

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 22, 1874 * President Ulysses S. Grant's Daughter * White House Wedding - Nellie Grant The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "WHITE HOUSE NUPTIALS" "Wedding of Miss Nellie Grant to Mr. Sartoris" "A Brilliant Assemblage in the East Room" "The Marriage Ceremony" and more. Lengthy text takes up the entire page and continues on page 10. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:29

$48.00
181574

Rare BISBEE AZ Cochise County Arizona Territory 1907 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373062017581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BISBEE EVENING MINER, Arizona (Territory), June 19, 1907 * Rare publication A territorial newspaper from just above the border with Mexico, as Arizona did not join the Union until 1912. Inside pages have much reporting on local & Arizona-wide events. Complete in 8 pages, loose at the spine, some tattering at the margins. SOLD AS IS.

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:26

$30.00
181573

BOYCOTT BERLIN OLYMPICS Jewish Holocaust ? Participation Decision 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373062017169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 9, 1935 * Movement to boycott the Berlin Olympics * Jewish Holocaust - plight of the Jews * Adolph Hitler & Nazi Germany * Amateur Athletic Union votes for participation There was considerable controversy in the United States preceding the 1936 Olympics as to whether the games should be boycotted due to Hitler's Nazi regime and its treatment of Jews and non-Ayran races. There were many individual and groups vigorously arguing for a boycott, while other felt politics should play no part in the Olympic games (see the hyperlink for much more). It wasn't until the Amateur Athletic Union voted to attend that the tipping point had been reached, deciding for U.S. participation. Other countries... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:26

$78.00
181572

JESSE OWENS Black Star Suspended re. Pro & BERLIN OLYMPICS Ends 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373062016894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 17, 1936 * Negro star athlete Jesse Owens suspended * Berlin Olympic games come to an end The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "OWENS IS BARRED BY A.A.U.; READY TO BECOME A PRO" with subhead. (see) Also a two column heading: "Olympic Games End With Dramatic Flag Ceremony" (see) Complete in 30 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. A few sma... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:25

$44.00
181571

BATTLE OF CIUDAD JUAREZ Pancho Villa vs. United States Victory 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392809103747

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 17, 1919 * Battle of Ciudad Juárez (1919) * Francisco "Pancho Villa loss The front page has a seven column headline: "U. S. Troops Get Out of Mexico After Giving Villa a Drubbing" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the United States victory in the Battle of Ciudad Juarez. Eighteen pages, light toning, some margin wear, more so along the spine with minimal text loss, loose along the spine, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: The Third Battle of Ciudad Juarez, or simply the Battle of Juarez, was the final major battle involving the rebels of Francisco "Pancho" Villa. It began on June 15, 1919, when Villa attempted to capture the border city of Ciudad Juarez ... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:25

$44.00
181570

Great & Unusual FDR Franklin D. Roosevelt BROADSIDE Extra Death 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373062016425

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCIO TRIBUNE--EXTRA !, Linn County, Oregon, April 12, 1945 * Very usual broadside extra * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR death * Great for display The photos tells it all. We have never seen a newspaper with such a dramatic presentation on the front page. The publisher wanted to use larger letters than the width of his newspaper would allow so he set all the type below the masthead sideways: "PRES. ROOSEVELT DIES ! " Terrific broadside (single sheet & printed on one side only), 12 by 18 inches, great condition. A terrific newspaper for display!

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:24

$162.00
181569

Best LUCILLE BALL "I Love Lucy" Television Comedy Actress DEATH 1989 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373062016219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 27, 1989 * Lucille Ball death (1st report) * Actress - comedienne - model * "I Love Lucy" television sitcom * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has four photos of Lucille Ball with a ftpg. report headed: "Lucille Ball Dies; TV's Comic Genius Was 77" with a related subhead. Much more on her on page 3, including two more related photos. Terrific to have this report in a L.A. newspaper, home of the television/film industries, home to Lucy Ball, and the city where she died. The complete first section with pages 1-44. Very nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:24

$172.00
181559

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Georgia w/ Bill Arp Letter 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373061888053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 16, 1862 * Very rare Confederate publication * Bill Arp letter to Abe 'Linkhorn' Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Among the various war reports inside are: "The Great Fight in Kentucky" which is on the Battle of Perryville; "The Wants of our Soldiers" 'Perryville, Kentucky" "From Suffolk" "Enemies of the United States" "News from Nashville" "Reported Naval Retaliation of Mr. Lincoln" "Later from The North" and more. Included also is an interesting: "Another Letter from Bill Arp to Mr. Linkhorn". This was the pen name of popular satirist Charles Henry Smith. Smith to... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 08:36

$139.00
181545

JESSE OWENS Ohio State Buckeyes Record Break Track Star w/ PHOTO 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373061756032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 2, 1935 * Jesse Owens on the World stage * Ohio State Buckeyes track star * Leading candidate for Berlin Olympics Page 2 of the section has a two column heading: "Owens's record-Breaking Feats Presage Brilliant Olympic Mark" with subhead and photo of Owens crossing the finish line. (see) This was just a week after his famous performance at Ann Arbor. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: His achievement of setting three world records and tying another in less than an hour at the 1935 Big Ten track meet in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has been called "the greatest 45 minutes ever in spo... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:15

$52.00
181544

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392808748857

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1936 * Jesse Owens on the World stage * Ohio State Buckeyes track star * Leading candidate for Berlin Olympics The top of page 24 has a banner headline: "Outstanding Athletes of the Country for 1935 Are Named by Ferris of A. A. U." with subheads and nice photo of Owens. (see) He would shine in the Berlin Olympics later that year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with 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 primar... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:15

$46.00
181543

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Albany GA Arrest & Jailed CIVIL RIGHTS 1962 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373061755589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 28, 1962 * Albany Georgia civil rights rally - prayer * Martin Luther King Jr. arrest and put in jail The top of page 5 has a one column photo of Martin Luther King Jr. with heading: "Dixie Jails Rev. King, 27 Others" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Albany Movement was a desegregation coalition formed in Albany, Georgia in November, 1961. In December King and the SCLC became involved. The movement mobilized thousands of citizens for a broad-front nonviolent attack on every aspect of segreg... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:14

$62.00
181542

Historic CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Butler Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392808747766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1862 * Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana * General Benjamin Butler This issue reports one of the more significant events of the Civil War: the capture of New Orleans, the Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi. With this important event the northern forces were well on their way towards controlling the very strategic Mississippi River corridor. The first column headlines include: "NEW ORLEANS OURS!" "Acknowledgment of its Capture by the Rebels" "Fort Jackson Passed by Our Forces on Thursday Morning" "Great Excitement in the City" "Strict Martial Law at once Proclaimed" "Last Gasp of the Rebel Telegraph Operator" and more. Plus, the front page features a very nice & detailed map headed... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:13

$83.00
181541

BABE RUTH Bambino Final Career Baseball HOME RUNS HRs w/ 714th 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373061751122

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, May 26, 1935 * Babe Ruth's final career home runs (714th) * Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania * Jesse Owens breaks 4 World records (track) The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "RUTH HITS THREE HOME RUNS BUT BRAVES LOSE" with box scores. Small photo of Ruth waving his hat (final farewell). First report coverage on Babe Ruth's last home runs of his career including his 714th. Also reporting on a young Jesse Owens, who broke 4 World records at Ohio State University with headline and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 50+ page Sunday edition, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along t... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:10

$147.00
181540

Rare PITTSBURGH PA Western Pennsylvania 19th Century Volume 1 1823 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392808744899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PITTSBURGH RECORDER, Pennsylvania, January 3, 1823 * Early Western Pennsylvania The volume 1 number 50 issue of a quite uncommon and very early periodical from Western Penna. Included are reports from "Congress" beginning: "A bill is before Congress for occupying the Columbia River, extinguishing the Indian title to a district of the country, on said river, in the region of tide water; allowing land to each actual settler being a head of a family..." with further detail. Sixteen pages various foxing throughout, 5 by 8 1/2 inches, good condition.

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:09

$29.00
181539

LEN KOENECKE Brooklyn Dodgers MLB Baseball KILLED on Airplane 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392808741018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, September 17, 1935 * Len Koenecke killed on airplane * MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PLANE PILOT KILLS UNRULY TRAVELER AND AVOIDS CRASH" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: After being sent home from the road trip, he caught a commercial flight for New York City. During the flight, he drank a quart of whiskey and became very drunk. After harassing other passengers and striking a stewardess, the pilot had to sit on him to restrain him as he wa... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:04

$48.00
181538

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1794 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392808740712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 29, 1794 * Nice 18th century American publication A handsome issue for display given the decorative masthead and the wide, untrimmed margins. Various news reports of the day with a number of illustrated advertisements on the back page. ]Four pages, in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:03

$39.00
181537

Brigham ANN ELIZA YOUNG Wife No. 19 DIVORCE Suit Mormons Polygamy 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373061739613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1874 * Ann Eliza Young's divorce suit * Wife No. 19 of Brigham Young * Mormonism - polygamy - Mormons The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "'Mrs. Brigham Young No. 19" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, good condition.

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:03

$40.00
181536

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS Wins NHL Hockey Stanley Cup Championship 1967 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060940204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 3, 1967 * Toronto Maple LEafs - NHL Hockey * Wins Stanley Cup - championship The top of page 24 has a three column heading: "Maple Leafs Win, 3-1, To Take Stanley Cup" (see) First report coverage on the Toronto Maple Leafs winning the 1967 Stanley Cup. This was their last as well. Complete with 46 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2020 13:26

$65.00
181528

Great & Rare ISLAND OF GUERNSEY World War II Over BROADSIDE 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807480256

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE STAR, Guernsey (Channel Islands), May 8, 1945 * Great broadside on end of World War II * Nazi occupied island is liberated This English-speaking island in the English Channel was under Nazi control during World War II. This is a broadside issue (a single sheet printed on the front only; back is blank), of larger size than this newspaper typically published. With just one column of text stretching from edge to edge it is headed: "THE WAR IS OVER FOR GUERNSEY, German Officers Inform Bailiff of Surrender, Historic States Meeting At Mid-Day To-Day". Printed on either side of the masthead are: "War Is Over!" and "Good News Issue". Measures 11 3/4 by 19 inches, it was once folded into a volume and when trimmed at... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:56

$88.00
181527

SECRETARIAT Thoroughbred Horse Racing WINS KENTUCKY DERBY Race 1973 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807479086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, May 6, 1973 * Secretariat wins Kentucky Derby * Thoroughbred horse racing * Triple crown champion The sport's section (page 23) has a headline: "Secretariat Sets Derby Record" which reports winning the Kentucky Derby, the first leg to his famed triple crown. He still holds the record time for the Derby. Complete in 60+ pages, a few binding holes along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:55

$62.00
181526

LORD NORTH British Prime Minister of England RESIGNS 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807478300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, October 3, 1782 * Great Britain Prime Minister * Lord Frederick North resigns * Revolutionary War era The entire front page & some of page 2 are taken up with "Interesting Conversation on the late Change of Ministers" from the Houses of Lords. This was when Lord North, bowing to the growing pro-peace sentiment in Parliament, was replaced by Lord Rockingham as Prime Minister of England. The back page reporting includes: "...Having boldly defended the measures, his Lordship again adverted to American independency and reminded the House that he had formerly used some marked expressions on the subject. He had said, the sum of Great Britain was set, when the independency of America was a... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:54

$170.00
181525

Great 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania w/ Slave Ads 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807477783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Feb. 1, 1783 * Nice masthead * Rare publication The front page is entirely taken up with ads including an: "Eight Dollars Reward" ad for "...a likely [Black] Wench..." with details, and a "Ten Dollars Reward" for a runaway "...[Black]Man named Adam...". Page 2 has a small bit noting: "From the known principles of the premier, respecting the American contest...from the unhappy loyalists it may naturally be concluded that the colonial war will not yet be terminated." The balance of the issue is taken up with other news of the day and more advertisements. Four pages, ornate lettering in the masthead, some water staining near the top, even foxing throughout.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:54

$120.00
181524

Rare 1826 FRANKFORT KY Franklin County Co. Kentucky w/ Slave Ad Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807477226

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMENTATOR, Frankfort, Kentucky, May 27, 1826 * Rare publication * Slave ad An early and uncommon title from Kentucky containing general news and content, & ads. Page 3 has a reward ad offering $100 for the return of "...a [black] man named Gabriel..." with details. Four pages, some binding holes at the spine margins, loss to a lower corner affects some text, irregular at the spine & various foxing.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:53

$38.00
181523

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD EDITION England Gazette 1665 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060765414

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) * One of the earliest & rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. The London Gazette still publishes to this day.... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:53

$1,530.00
181522

Rare 17th Century THE ATHENIAN MERCURY London w/ Nice Optician Ad 1692 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060765295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Nov. 19, 1692 * Rare 17th century publication * Early optician, John Marshall ad One of just four advertisements on the back page is a quite lengthy & descriptive ad beginning: "At the sign of the Archimedes and Spectacles in Ludgate street, the West End of St. Paul's Church, London, by John Marshal are made all manner of prospective glasses, telescopes, microscopes, single and double, reading glasses, large concave glasses..." with much more. In the world of eye glasses, John Marshall was an early pioneer, having devised a method of grinding batches of identical, good quality, lenses of a specified focal length. For this he received a commendation by the Royal Society. He was also the o... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:53

$250.00
181521

Famous SHARPSHOOTER Winslow Homer Civil War PRINT 1862 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060765189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 15, 1862 * Winslow Homer * Sharpshooter Although there are many fine prints in this issue certainly the most desired would be the full page Winslow Homer print titled: "The Army of the Potomac--A Sharp-Shooter on Picket Duty." The image is in very nice condition, however note that the caption & a portion of the bottom margin have a light tape stain. Other nice prints in this issue include the full front page captioned: "Convalescent Soldiers Passing Through Washington to Join Their Regiments" in front of the Capitol, showing the new dome still under construction (a notable print!). Also a fullpg: "The Army of the Potomac--'Little Mac' Making His Rounds"; a three-quarter page: "Map ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:52

$200.00
181520

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA Ulysses S. Grant v Robert E. Lee 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060765099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 14, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee * Civil War Overland Campaign w/ map The front page is dominated by a large & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA". Most of the first column is a long stack of Civil War heads including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Comes Up With Lee's Rear Guard" "Hancock's Great Achievement" "No Retreat For Lee That Way" "His Army Nearly Hemmed In" "Lee Himself in Richmond Wounded" "Occupation of Dalton by Our Forces" and much more. Civil War reports inside as well. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:52

$62.00
181518

Rare CONFEDERATE Port City of Wilmington NC CIVIL WAR 1st Year 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060764938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 1, 1861 * Rare Confederate publication This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline. While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, page 2 has war content including: "Gen. Scott's Programme--His Opposition to the Advance on Richmond--His Resentment Toward that City" "Col. Fisher's Regiment" "The Virginia & North Carolina Irrepressibles" "A Contraband at the Manassas Battle" Also some war-related content on page 3. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:51

$89.00
181517

Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War Winston NC North Carolina 1861 Southern Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807474931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, October 29, 1863 * Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. The ftpg. contains a first column report with heads: "From General Lee's Army" "The Late Movements!" "Various Skirmishes!!" "North Carolina Killed & Wounded" with this coverage taking full half of the front page. Also on the ftpg. are: "North Carolina Christian Conference" "Commissioning a Dead Man" which is an interesting piece. Also on ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:51

$210.00
181516

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY by Isaiah Thomas w/ John Jay Reply 1798 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807474687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 29, 1798 * 18th century America Page 2 has a: "Reply" which is signed in type: John Jay. The back page has an Act of the Mass. legislature. Four pages, various foxing throughout, otherwise good.

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181515

Great HARTFORD CIRCUS Connecticut Ringling Big Top FIRE Disaster 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807474414

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS--EXTRA, Los Angeles, July 6, 1944 * Hartford circus fire * The day the clowns cried * Early, same day report The bold headline above the masthead announces one of the biggest disasters in American history: "100 KILLED IN RINGLING CIRCUS FIRE" with a subhead: "Big Top Falls Traps Many" Nice for display. First section only with pages 1-12, some damage along right margin near central fold but doesn't affect circus report, light toning along the central fold, a few tiny margin tears, great for display.

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$78.00
181513

Best DUNE Cult Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1984 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060763796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 14, 1984 * Best "Dune" movie advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Epic science fiction cult film A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Dune" 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 yet to see such unique & dramatic coverage ... See More  

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$82.00
181512

ABRAHAM LINCOLN For President Notice & Independence MO 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060763674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANUFACTURERS AND FARMERS JOURNAL, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 27, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln for president notice Despite the title of this newspaper, there is nice Civil War coverage with many one column headings. (see images for portion) The first column of page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President Of The United States ABRAHAM LINCOLN Of Illinois- For Vice President Of The United States ANDREW JOHNSON of Tennessee..." (see) Complete in 4 pages, larger sized issue measuring 26 x 20 1//2 inches, nice condition.

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$33.00
181511

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060763613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 17, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion ending ? The back page has a report on the Shays' Rebellion noting: "...that Gen. Lincoln was continuing to disperse the insurgents in the state of Massachusetts, that Shays was said to be nearly deserted by all his followers;...that he has still 1500 men with him...issued a proclamation offering a reward for apprehending D. Shays, Luke Day, Adam Wheeler, and Eli Parson as principal abettors & supporters of a rebellion against the dignity, authority & government of the commonwealth of Massachusetts." Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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181510

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War EXECUTIONS Hangings 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807473035

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 4, 1873 * Captain Jack execution (day of) * Lava Beds War - Modoc Indians The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE DOOMED MODOCS" "A Talk with the Condemned Murderers" "Captain Jack and His Devoted Squaw Side by Side" and much more. (see) Lengthy text takes up almost 5 full columns. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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$38.00
181509

GEORGETOWN South Carolina RACE WAR & George Custer Indians Fight 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060763219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 20, 1874 * Georgetown, South Carolina * Race war - riots - blacks * General George A. Custer * Black Hills expedition (fight) Page 5 has an article under: "The Colored War In South Carolina" with subhead. (see) The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "Custer Attacked" and more. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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$40.00
181508

Bell XS-1 Jet Airplane CHUCK YEAGER 1st Speed of Sound (Level) 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060763087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1948 * United States Air Force - Chuck Yeager * Bell XS-1 rocket airplane * Speed of Sound - 1st in level flight The front page has a two column headline: "Speed of Sound Is Exceeded By XS-1 in Repeated Tests" (see). Coverage continues inside with photos of Yeager and his airplane. 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 present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers... See More  

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$48.00
181507

PROVIDENCE Webster County KY Kentucky Coal Mine EXPLOSION Disaster1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807472383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1939 * Providence, Webster County, Kentucky * Coal mine dust explosion disaster The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "19 MINERS KILLED, 9 STILL ENTOMED" with subheads, photo and list of the victims. (see) 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 34 pages, rag edition, a little spine residue from disbinding, otherwise very nice.

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$48.00
181506

SIEGE OF YORKTOWN Diagram Map & New Orleans LA Falls 1862 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807472267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 2, 1862 * Siege of Yorktown * Fall of New Orleans * Fort Macon North Carolina The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Action of April 26 Near Yorktown" which is more of a diagram of the battle. Among the front page one column heads are: "Fall Of Fort Macon" "The Surrender of New Orleans" "Graceful but Patriotic Letter from Flag-Officer Farragut", "The Siege Of Yorktown" "Progress of the Siege" "Dispersion of Rebel Cavalry" and more. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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$57.00
181505

Aviator RICHARD E. BYRD Airplane Flight over Antarctic STORY Told 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060762811

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1929. * Richard Byrd's Antarctica expedition * Story of his flight told by him The top of the front page has a four column headline: "BYRD TELLS OF DARING CLIMB IN PLANE OVER JAGGED PEAKS TO POLAR PLATEAU; WON BY SCANT MARGIN, THE POLE AHEAD" 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 64 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 individ... See More  

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181504

FENIAN RAIDS Battle of Eccles Hill Huntingdon, Quebec, Canada MAP 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060762612

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 26, 1870 * Battle of Eccles Hill * Fenian Brotherhood raids * Huntingdon, Quebec, Canada The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE FENIANS" "Advance of the Irish Liberating Army in Canada" "Skirmish at Cook's Corner and Repulse of the Invaders" and more with related map. Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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$42.00
181503

PARIS PEACE CONFERENCE World War I Over 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807471660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 8, 1919 * World War I armistice period * Paris Peace Conference The front page has a nice banner headline: "HAND TERMS TO GERMANY; 'We Know We're Beaten'--Foe's Leader" with subheads and related illustration. Nice for display. More inside. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: The Paris Peace Conference was the meeting of the Allied victors following the end of World War I to set the peace terms for Germany and other defeated nations, and to deal with the empires of the defeated powers following the Armistice of 1918. It took place in Paris in 1919 and inv... See More  

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$42.00
181502

BATTLE OF INCHON Amphibious Invasion Korean War UN Turning Point 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807471388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES., Sept. 18, 1950 * Battle of Inchon beginning * Korean War The top of the front page has a five column headline: "7TH DIVISION LANDING AT INCHON; NEW ALLIED INVASION WINS A PORT; MARINES KNOCK OUT ENEMY TANKS" with subheads and related photo. The Battle of Inchon was a major turning point in the Korean War. Nice to have in this famous NYC publication. Complete with 44 pages, light toning at the margins, very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:44

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