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180355

GOLD PRICING Henry Morgenthau Jr. & FDR Gold Buying Begins Again 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016465055

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1933 * Raising price of Gold * Henry Morgenthau, Jr. * Franklin D. Roosevelt The top of the front page has a three column headline: "GOLD BUYING STARTS TODAY; PRICE WITH BE FIXED DAILY; NRA IMPORT CURB STUDIED" with many subheads. (see images) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1933, Roosevelt became President and appointed Morgenthau governor of the Federal Farm Board. Morgenthau was nonetheless involved in monetary decisions. Roosevelt adopted the idea of raising the price of gold to drive down the value of the dollar, thereby raising the price of all goods — especially farm... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:31

$40.00
180354

Rare COCKFIGHTNG Roosters Gamecocks Illegal Blood Sport w/ Scores 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016464688

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1869 * Cockfighting - illegal blood sport * Roosters - gamecocks - cockpit * Unusually lengthy & uncommon article Page 8 has an article with small headings: "Cock Fighting" "Another Hard-fought Main Between Virginia and North Carolina..." (see) Rare to find articles on this illegal blood sport, especially this lengthy. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:30

$58.00
180353

Early Game of BASEBALL State of New York Constitutional Rules 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016463595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1869 * Post Civil War baseball meetings & more * Early rules and regulations (New York) Page 3 has an headed: "The National Game" "Amendments to the Constitution of the State Association" "Base Ball Notes" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:29

$33.00
180352

James Jim BOWIE KNIFE "Bloody Instruments" OUTLAWED in Tennessee 1838 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755774578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, February 17, 1838 * James 'Jim' Bowie knife * Outlawed in Tennessee Among the various reports in this famous newspaper is a back page item which notes: "The legislators of the state of Tennessee adjourned on Monday...The Bill to suppress the sale and use of bowie knives deserves to be reckoned among the most salutary acts passed by the ...assembly...Its provisions will effectually stay the use & sale of one of the most bloody instruments of death known to the present age & every friend of humanity & good order must rejoice..." and a bit more (see). A great wealth of other interesting articles in this issue including: "Death of Osceola" "Florida--Official. Camp Pierce, on Ind... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:29

$47.00
180351

NEW KENT COUNTY Virginia Black Execution HANGING Lengthy Report 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016462883

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1870 * New Kent County, Virginia * Black hanging - execution * Very detailed report The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE GALLOWS" "Execution of a [Black] Murderer in Virginia" "Scenes at the Gallows--Wretched Bungling of the Executioner" and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, irregular at the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:28

$33.00
180350

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755773843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 29, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has: "The Wirz Trial" with several subheads including: "...The Andersonville Prison Rules Drawn Up by Wirz...". This is the trial of the prison warden Henry Wirz for the atrocities committed there. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:28

$31.00
180349

PONZI SCHEME Charles Ponzi Wall Street Stocks Scandal Exposed 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016462003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 12, 1920 * Charles Ponzi finally exposed * Italian swindler and con artist * Wall Street scheme - Stock Market The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "PONZI CONFESSES RECORD IN PRISONS; PLEADS FOR CHANCE" "Declares He Sacrificed Himself for Employer in Montreal Forgery Conviction" and more. (see) Complete with all 28 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:27

$45.00
180348

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755773180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 14, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pg. 2 has a bit noting: "...an officer is arrived there from America & has brought some disagreeable news...that there is a revolution in some of the colonies, & that dispatches are also brought from the Congress to Dr. Franklin complaining of the bad behaviour of some of the French troops in America..." and more. Then a letter includes: "...the Americans in general seem impatient for and expect a speedy peace with England; but he adds, I do not know an idea existing among them short of independence..." and more (see). The bkpg. has an item: "...that every thing in the provinces of New Hampshire & Connecticut were ... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:26

$42.00
180347

THE AMISTAD Africans Slaver Ship Trade Case - SLAVES Return Home 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755772569

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 23, 1842 * Amistad slaver ship case * The slaves return home * African slave trade The back page begins with: "Amistad Africans" which reports of their return to Sierre Leone: "...and were well received by Dr. Ferguson, the Lieut. governor...they found there many of their Mendi countrymen & liberated Africans...The conduct of Cinque & the rest...had not been so good as the missionaries had hoped..." with a bit more. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length movie by Stephen Spielberg. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:26

$34.00
180346

Very RARE New Iberia LA Louisiana Civil War CONFEDERATE WALLPAPER 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755772287

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONFEDERATE STATES, New Iberia, Parish of St. Martin, Louisiana, Sept. 12, 1863 * Extremely rare wallpaper publication A quite rare newspaper as the beginning & ending dates are not known, and Gregory notes only two issues are located in just one institution. Of particular significance is this being a wallpaper issue. During the Civil War, with most of the paper mills located in the North, several Southern newspapers ran out of newsprint in the latter years of the war, with some becoming resourceful in printing on what could be found. In his instance, wallpaper. The ftpg. begins with a nice: "Conscript Call!" to recruit more soldiers, then four "General Orders" from the military. And the back page has more item... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:25

$3,500.00
180345

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN at Greneda MISSISSIPPI Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755771880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some time. The Appeal later journeyed to Jackson, Mississippi, Meridi... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:25

$238.00
180344

340 Years Old Very Early RARE 1680 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016459436

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ANTI-ROMAN PACQUET: OR, MEMOIRS OF POPES & POPERY, London, Nov. 5, 1680 * Newspaper from the 17th century * Rare variant title An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popes Harbinger". Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:24

$45.00
180325

DAVID FARRAGUT United States Navy Civil War Era Admiral DEATH 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755383779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1870 * David Farragut death (1st report) * United States Navy flag officer * 1st rear admiral, vice admiral & admiral * Battle of Mobile Bay - Civil War fame The top of page has one column headings: "OBITUARY" "Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, United States Navy" Text takes up almost 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, printing flaw on the front page (see), a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:45

$37.00
180324

HMS CAPTAIN Royal Navy Turret Warship Capsized SINKING Disaster 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755382526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 10, 1870 * HMS Captain sinking disaster * Royal Navy warship Page 7 has a brief and early report headed: "Five Hundred Persons Perished" "Loss of Her Majesty's Ship Captain--'All Hands' Perished" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: HMS Captain was an unsuccessful warship built for the Royal Navy due to public pressure. She was a masted turret ship, designed and built by a private contractor against the wishes of the Controller's department. The Captain was completed in April 1870 and capsized in September 1870 with the loss of nearly 500 lives because of design and construction errors that led to inadequate stability.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:44

$33.00
180323

SIEGE OF METZ France Germans Begins Franco-Pruissian War w/ MAP 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755381536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 16, 1870 * Siege of Metz, France beginning w/ map * Franco-Prussian War - Germans Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "MAP OF THE BATTLE GROUNDS IN FRANCE" (see) Also one column headings: "THE WAR" "The Battle of Metz Reported by the French and Prussians" "Napoleon and King William in Royal Claim of Victory" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:44

$33.00
180322

JAMES WEBSTER SMITH 1st Black Cadet West Point Military Academy 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755380710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 13, 1870 * James Webster Smith's mistreatment * 1st African American appointed to cadetship * West Point - United States Military Academy The top of page 7 has one column headings: "The Colored Cadet" "Report of the Court of Inquiry to Investigate the Charges of Ill-Treatment of Cadet J. W. Smith at West Point..." (see) Henry Ossian Flipper is more known because he was the first African American to actually graduate from West Point 7 years later. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, small hole on page 7 next to the mentioned report, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: James Webster Smith (June 1850 - November 30, 1876) was an American professor and a cadet at the United States... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:44

$33.00
180321

THE DRINKER'S FARM TRAGEDY MURDER - James Jeter Phillips Hanging 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755380192

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 23, 1870 * The Drinker's Farm Tragedy * James Jeter Phillips hanging * Murder of his wife - Richmond The top of page 5 has one column headings: "THE GALLOWS" "Execution of James Jeter Phillips at Richmond, Va." and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 3 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, light toning with small hold at the central fold, generally very nice.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:43

$37.00
180320

GHOSTS STORY Spectres Phenomena Apparitions HAUNTED HOUSE 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755379799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 26, 1870 * Ghosts - spectre - apparition Page 11 has has an article headed: "A Ghost Story" "An Uneasy Grocer of Cleveland Leaves His Grave and Returns to His Home--Blue Lights, Table Tipping and Davenport Mysteries" (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:43

$33.00
180319

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Saratoga Meeting Susan B. Anthony & Olympia Brown1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016236194

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 29, 1870 * Early Women's suffrage meeting at Saratoga * Susan B. Anthony & Olympia Brown speeches The top of page 7 has small one column headings: "Woman Sufrrage" "First Anniversary Meeting of the New York State Suffrage Association..." Small printing flaw in the heading. (see) Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:43

$33.00
180318

BENJAMIN NATHAN American Investor Philanthropist MURDER Mystery 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755379218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 1, 1870 * Benjamin Nathan's unsolved murder * American investor & philanthropist The top of the back page has one column headings: "THE NATHAN HORROR" "The Detectives Actively at Work, but No Clue Obtained" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 columns. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:42

$33.00
180317

SIEGE OF PARIS BEGINS France Germans Franco-Prussian War w/ MAP 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016235139

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 19, 1870 * Siege of Paris begins w/ detailed map * Franco-Prussian War - Germans Page 3 has a large map with headline: "THE SIEGE OF THE FRENCH CAPITAL" and more. Also one column headings include: "THE WAR" "Hard Fighting Around Paris on Saturday and Yesterday" "The Opposing Armies Active and Aggressive" "Paris to be Defended to the Last Extremity" and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:42

$37.00
180316

Historic USS Missouri Battleship JAPAN SURRENDERS Signing 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755378180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, September 2, 1945 * Japan officially surrenders * Douglass MacArthur * USS Missouri signing * World War II is over (V-J) The front page has a nice banner headline above the masthead: "JAP SURRENDER SIGNED" with subheads and photo. Nice for display. More end of WWII reports and photos inside. Complete 1st section only with 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small hole with a little archival mending on the front leaf with very minimal text loss (one letter), generally in good condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:41

$92.00
180315

EMPIRE COAL MINE Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Pennsylvania FIRE 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016234497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 29, 1874 * Empire Coal Mine fire - Pennsylvaia * Wilkes-Barre, Wyoming Valley The top of the back page has one column headings: "A BLAZING COAL MINE" "The Empire Mine in Pennsylvania on Fire" "Exciting Scenes a the Seat of the Conflagration" and more. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:41

$33.00
180314

DR. DAVID LIVINGSTONE Scottish African Explorer Missionary DEATH 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755377797

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 30, 1874 * David Livingstone death * African explorer's last days told The top of the page 7 has one column headings: "LIVINGSTONE" "Herald Special Report from London" "Deathbed Scenes in the Interior of Africa" "How the Great Explorer Sickened and Expired" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:41

$37.00
180313

CHARLES SUMNER Massachusetts Senator Anti-Slavery Advocate DEATH 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755377605

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1874 * Charles Sumner death (1st report) * American politician - Massachusetts senator * Anti-slavery leader - Civil Rights advocate The top of the page 3 has one column headings: "SUMNER" "Sudden Death of the Great Massachusetts Senator" "He Passes Away Quietly After Dreadful Suffering" "Last Acts And Words" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up the entire page and continues on page 10. Loads of text. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:40

$42.00
180312

DR. DAVID LIVINGSTONE DEATH African Explorer's Body Leaves Coast 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016234021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 27, 1874 * re. David Livingstone death * Explorer's body leaves Africa The top of the page 7 has one column headings: "LIVINGSTONE" "Herald Special Report from London" "The Remains of the Explorer at Sea for England" "The Body Identified" See image for brief text here. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:40

$33.00
180311

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer CHICAGO MURDER CASTLE 1895 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755377142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 30, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago * America's 1st serial killer The top of page 2 has one column headings that include: " A VAULT UNEARTHED" "Another Startling Discovery In Holmes's Chicago House" "Still Digging In The Cellar" and more. (see) Great to have in a Philadelphia paper, the city where he was being held. Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer. Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:40

$62.00
180310

Steve Killed THE LOWRY WAR Robeson County North Carolina ENDS 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755376215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 8, 1874 * North Carolina resistance * Lowry War ends - Pembroke * Steve Lowry killed The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American Indian, White and African-American men waged a guerrilla war against the white establishment from 1864 to 1872. He and his gang attained a kind of mythic status. In 1874, after the death of Steve Lowry at the hands of bounty hunters, the Lowry War ended. The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE SWAMP ANGELS" "Scuffletown's Barbarous Outlaws at Length Annihilated" "Steve Lowery Shot" "His Remains Carried in Triumph to Lumbert... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:39

$57.00
180309

SOLDIERS'S NATIONAL MONUMENT Battlefield of Gettysburg Dedication 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755374769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1869 * Soldiers' National Monument dedication * Battle of Gettysburg Battlefield - cemetery * Henry War Beecher's prayer Page 5 has an article with small headings: "Gettysburg" "Unveiling of the Monument--A Large Attendance..." Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:39

$35.00
180308

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Utah LDS Church Leader re Polygamy Question 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755374262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1869 * Brigham Young - Mormons leader * The question of polygamy - Mormonism Page 6 has an editorial with small heading: "Brigham Young and Polygamy--Will the Prophet Take Sensible Advice?" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:38

$33.00
180307

MONTICELLO Sullivan County NY New York HANGING Execution Murder 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755373840

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1869 * Monticello, Sullivan County, New York execution * Hanging of Noah Bigelow for murder Thew back page has an article headed: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Execution in Sullivan County of Noah Bigelow for the Murder of His Niece" "The Scene At The Gallows" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, a little spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:38

$33.00
180306

Best PULP FICTION Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1994 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755373663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 14, 1994 * Best "Pulp Fiction" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Quentin Taratino - John Travolta A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Pulp Fiction" 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 uniq... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:37

$88.00
180301

Great Sioux War of 1876 Predicted ? INDIANS Native Americans Red River 1876 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392754212500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 16, 1874 * Great Sioux War of 1876 prediction ? * Native Americans - Indians The top of page 10 has one column headings: "THE INDIAN QUESTION" "Will There Be a General War with the Savage Tribes ?" "Ravages In The Red River Region" and more. (see) Text takes over 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:25

$33.00
180300

Astronomer RICHARD A. PROCTOR Solar System and Evolution Studied 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015242685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 3, 1874 * The solar system & evolution studied * Astronomer Richard A. Proctor's theory The top of page 7 has small one column headings: "The Solar System" "Professor Proctor's Definition of His Theory of Evolution..." and the article is signed in type at the end: Richard A. Proctor. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:25

$33.00
180299

WOMEN Woman's & the Temperance Movement Anti-Alcohol Crusade 1874 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015242372

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 7, 1874 * Women and the Temperance movement * Woman's Christian Temperance Union * Anti-alcohol crusade in Ohio The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE DEMON ALCOHOL" "Ohio Ladies Battling with Intoxicating Beverages" "New Victories Reported" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:24

$33.00
180298

MARTINEZ Contra County California Marshall Martin BRUTAL HANGING 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015242175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 2, 1874 * Marshall Martin execution - botched hanging * "I Am Innocent, Compared To That Woman" * Martinez, Contra Costa County, California The top of page 11 has one column headings: "A HORRIBLE EXECUTION" "The Culprit's Head Jerked from His Body" "Crime and Punishment of Marshall Martin". (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:24

$33.00
180297

NORTHWOOD MURDERER New Hampshire Franklin B. Evans Conviction 1874 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392754211818

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 17, 1874 * Northwood, New Hampshire murderer * The "Monster" Franklin B. Evans conviction The top of page 4 has one column headings: "THE NORTHWOOD HORROR" "Franklin B. Evans Convicted of the Murder of Georgiana Lovering" "His Approaching Execution" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:24

$37.00
180296

FREDERICK DOUGLASS Civil War Cooper Insitute "Black Man" Speech AD1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392754211621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 11, 1862 * Frederick Douglass speech on civil war * Cooper Institute advertisement (eve of event) In the first column on the ftpg. is an interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass will lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date & time noted (see image). Various Civil War reports on pages 5 & 6. Eight pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:23

$57.00
180294

FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR French France German Napoleon III BEGINS 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015241464

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 19, 1870 * Franco-Prussian War beginning The top of page 3 has one column headings: "THE WAR" "Chief Commands of the French and German Armies" "Reported Bombardment of Saar-Louis by the French" "Russia Said to Have Declared for the Germans" and more. (see) Lengthy text. See images for portion. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, good condition.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:23

$33.00
180293

THE CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY 1864 Confederate Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015241274

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, August 22, 1864 * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city to which all war report would eventually be sent and typically find the way to the printed page. The front page includes: "The War News" with many subheads including: "The Enemy Driven Out of the Valley--A Complete Little Victory in Florida--The North Side--The Doubts Cleared Up.." and more. Also: "The Dueling Case Before the County Authorities" "From Petersburg & other smaller items. The back page begins with the always interesting editorial, beginning: "All round the horizon our sky is brightening. General Grant's movements, both to the right & to the left, in order to b... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:22

$77.00
180292

18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1792 Newspaper w/ French Revolution


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015240810

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 6, 1792 he front page features 21 illustrated ship ads and "A Proclamation" by the governor of Penna. headed with an engraving of the Pa. coat-of-arms. Page 2 has a lengthy report: "On the Probable Success of the French Revolution" which begins: "Aristocracy in France has no where appeared in a worse form than with the clergy, nor has it any where occasioned worse effects..." with much more. Page 3 reports on the beginning of a new session of Congress. Four pages, very nice condition.

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$45.00
180291

EARLY 17th Century 351 Year Old London Gazette w/ Virginia Colony 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015239992

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 17, 1669 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers The back page has a very interesting item: "...ship arriving from Virginia informs us of the good condition of that Colony, and that the governour there of Sir William Berkly intended some time this month to imploy 3 or 400 of his ablest men in a voyage to the southwards of that continent, with intentions to make some discovery of a passage by the south sea." Also a nice item with perhaps the earliest mention of Canada to appear in a newspaper: "His Majesty being informed that the timber of Canada may be useful to him for the building of ships, has ordered 800 workmen to be sent thither to be employ'd in felling trees and bu... See More  

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$127.00
180290

AARON BURR DEATH & Slavery Slaves in Texas - Creek Indians 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015239460

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 17, 1836 * Aaron Burr death * Slavery in the Southwest * Native Americans - Indians The front page has over half a column concerning the recent death of Aaron Burr, with much detail on his life. Within the issue are: "Removal of the Creeks--Official" "The Indian War" "Slavery in Texas" which takes 1 1/2 pages; "Letter from General Jackson: signed in type: Andrew Jackson; "Letter from Gen. Harrison" signed; Wm. H. Harrison; "Mr. Tyler & Slavery in the District of Columbia" and much more. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, some light damp staining, good condition.

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$38.00
180289

Meriwether & William LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Western U.S. 1807 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015239206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 1807 * Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details (see). All this takes an entire column. All of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Aaron Burr" with considerable detail. Four pages, very nice condition. Note: recent auction sales of this identical title and Lewis & Clark content have sold for $1912 and $... See More  

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$425.00
180288

YELLOW FEVER PANDEMIC New York & Pennsylvania TRADE Suspension 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392754209843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 30, 1795 * Yellow Fever epidemic Pages 2 & 3 have an interesting exchange of letters between Phila. & New York concerning a suspension of trade between the states due to a malignant fever in Phila., including a letter signed: John Jay, Governor of New York. Four pages, very nice condition.

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$52.00
180287

JOHN DILLINGER Little Bohemia Lodge WI SHOOTOUT Escape w/ Photos 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015238681

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 24, 1934. * John Dillinger shootout & escape (1st report) * Little Bohemia Lodge resort - Wisconsin * Gang hunted in the upper Midwest w/ photos The top of the front page has a three column headline: "DILLINGER ESCAPES POSSES AFTER RUNNING FIGHTS; TWO KILLED, FIVE WOUNDED" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 3 with related pictorial and map. First report coverage on the famous John Dillinger shootout escape at the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin. Forty-six pages, various cutouts throughout including one on page 3 (see), but I believe all Dillinger text is present, light toning and minor wear at the margins as well, sold as is.

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$88.00
180286

RARE 18th Century Title from London England FREE BRITON 1734 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015238419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FREE BRITON, London, Oct. 17, 1734 * Rare title... 18th century original... We rarely find issues of this title which lasted for less than six years. The entire issue is taken up with: "A Parallel Between the Libels on the Present Times, and those of Queen Elizabeth's Reign; drawn from the Lord Bacon's indication of the Lord Burleigh.". Complete as a single sheet issue, very decorative first letter on the front page and a partial red ink tax stamp on the front page. Measures 7 3/4 by 13 inches, a few small & discrete archival mends to the back page, nice condition.

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$61.00
180285

Battle of TIPPECANOE & Little Belt Affair - Naval & SLAVES 1811 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392754208395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 30, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe * The Little Belt Affair * Census w/ "Slaves" column The prime content is a report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, which is actually 3 separate reports headed: "Battle With The Indians" with a dateline of Vincennes, November 12. Taking over half a page it begins: "This day we have just received information that the governor has had a battle with the Indians--30 men killed & about 100 wounded. The governor marched up to the Prophet's town..." with more. This is a fine & early report on William H. Harrison's famous battle with "The Prophet". Among the other reports are over a full page of text headed: "Affair of the Little Belt, Proceedings of the Court... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:18

$56.00
180284

CHARLIE CHAPLIN Actor & Actress Joan Barry MANN ACT Case Verdict 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015237674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 5, 1944 * Actor Charlie Chaplin * Actress Joan Barry * Mann Act case verdict The front page has a great banner headline: "FREE CHAPLIN OF MANN ACT" with subheads. Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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$62.00
180283

1669 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 351 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015237015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 14, 1669 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & di... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:17

$48.00
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