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BENEDICT ARNOLD Major John Andre TREASON Revolutionary War Defect 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696267046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 14, 1780 * Benedict Arnold defects * Major John Andre treason * Revolutionary War All of the front page is taken up with reports on the Revolutionary War including most of the first column being a letter datelined: "New York, Oct. 12" and signed in type: H. Clinton. This letter deals with the Andre/Arnold treason plot and includes in part: "...I had the honour of informing your Lordship that the American Major General Arnold had quitted the rebel service, and joined the King's standard; and I at the same time gave your Lordship a circumstantial detail of the reason that induced him to take this step, as well as of the unfortunate failure of a plan, which...if carried into execution... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:45

$430.00
179116

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696264721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 8, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Springfield, Illinois funeral train All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The top of the ftpg. has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Stir Among the Traitors in Canada" "Flight of Sanders & Tucker" "Whereabouts of the Head Rebel" "He Leaves Charlotte, N.C. on the 25th" "Stoneman Close On His Heels" and also on the ftpg: "The Harris Trial" "Evidence Against the Accused" "He Advises Rebel Soldiers Not to Take the Oath" and more. Inside pages have various items concerning the Lincoln funeral, including: "Our Dead President" "Chicago to Springfield" "Andy Johnson & the Black Race" "The Closing Scenes at Springfield" "A Homeste... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:41

$72.00
179106

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1862 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696260046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 5, 1862 * From the Confederate capital The ftpg. has: "Battle the Spoiler" which begins: "The cry which comes up most profoundly from the bottom of the hearts of the people of the North, at this crisis, is that the South, which they fancy to be on the verge of being subjugated, must be made to pay the costs of the war..." with much more. Also on the ftpg: "Death of Confederate Prisoners at St. Louis" with a list of names. Articles inside include: "The Attack Upon Cumberland Gap" "Who Planned the Virginia?" which concerns the historic ironclad ship to be renamed the Merrimac; "Gen. A.S. Johnston" "Yankees and Mules" "Our Naval Officers" "Latest from the North" "Important Letter... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:34

$94.00
179100

BONNIE & CLYDE Parker Injury & Barrow Kidnapping Murders Police 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961171115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1933 * Clyde Barrow Gang * Kidnapping & murder * Bonnie & Clyde fame Page 4 has one column headlines: "2 TEXAS DESPERADOES KIDNAP TWO OFFICERS" and "Woman Companion Uninjured as Car Is Wrecked--Farm Family Terrorized, One Is Shot" Rare to find news accounts on this famous outlaw almost a year prior to his death. First report coverage after the accident in which left Bonnie Parker with a severely burnt leg. Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 34 pages, light browning very minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:27

$57.00
179093

ELIZABETH CADY STANTON Women's Rights Suffragist Movement DEATH 1902 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695403165

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, Oct. 27, 1902 * Elizabeth Cady Stanton death (1st report) * Suffragist - Women's Rights Movement The top of page 2 has an illustration of: "Elizabeth Cady Stanton" which is headed: "Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Woman Suffragist Leader Is Dead" with a related article. Eight pages, loose at the spine with some chipping at margins.

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:16

$59.00
179036

Salem OREGON STATE HOSPITAL Mass Food Poisoning DEATHS 1942 WWII Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692779527

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Nov. 19, 1942 * Oregon State Hospital - Salem * Mass food poisoning disaster The front page has a one column heading: "41 Die, 400 Ill From Asylum Eggs" (see) Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, somw small binding holes along the spine, generally good. wikipedia notes: On November 18, 1942, a mass poisoning occurred at the hospital after a dinner serving of scrambled eggs. Within minutes patients complained of stomach and leg cramps, began vomiting, and had respiratory difficulties. Overall, 467 people got sick and 47 people died. Forensic examination determined that the poisoning was due to a mix-up in the kitchen. Instead of powdered milk, sodium fluoride, a poison t... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:26

$40.00
179034

KAREN CARPENTER Singer & Drummer "Carpenters" Singing Duo DEATH 1983 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692777614

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 5, 1983 * Karen Carpenter death (1st report) * American singer and drummer * "The Carpenters" singing duo fame The top of page 12 has a three column headline: "Karen Carpenter, Pop Singer, 32, Is Dead" with photo. (see) Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, a little residue from removing a address label on the front page, nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:24

$92.00
179028

FREDDIE MERCURY Rock Band QUEEN Singer DEATH of AIDS 1991 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692772043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 26, 1991 * Freddie Mercury death * Lead singer of the rock band Queen The front page of section F has a headline: "Sex, Drugs, Rock...and AIDS" with subheads and photo. Lengthy text continues inside with another related photo.Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete 1st and F sections only with a total of 42 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:20

$88.00
178990

JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER Standard Oil Tycoon & Philanthropist DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692344944

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER--EXTRA, 1937 * John D. Rockefeller death * Oil tycoon - many photos The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER, 97, DIES AT HIS FLORIDA HOME" with subhead and large photo. (see) Nice for display. Much more on the following pages with a full page pictorial, also nice for display. First section only with pages 1-10, some wear at the spine, generally good.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:25

$88.00
178988

KAMEHAMEHA III King of Hawaiian Islands Monarch DEATH 1855 NYC Tribune Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692343998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 31, 1855 * Death of Kamehameha III * King of Hawaii - Sandwich Islands Page 5 has one column headings: "Death Of King Kamehameha" "Sandwich Islands" "Death Of King Kamehameha III" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, damp staining to the left portion of the issue, otherwise good.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:24

$52.00
178956

KARL MARX German Socialist Philosopher Communist CORRESPONDENCE 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392690827849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 25, 1859 * Karl Marx - German revolutionary socialist On page 4 there is a 1/2 of a column entitled: "PEACE OR WAR", which is written by Karl Marx. Although unsigned, it is identified as his writing on the same site - which also prints the text of the article. Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authentic newspaper with an article written by Karl Marx, the communist revolutionary who would become more famous after his death than during his lifetime. Karl spent most of his life in exile, part of which was in London where he joined the Communist League. As noted in the website "The History Guide": "...during the first half of... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2020 09:58

$65.00
178955

KARL MARX German Socialist Philosopher Communist CORRESPONDENCE 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392690825701

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 26, 1859 * Karl Marx - German revolutionary socialist On pages 4-5 is an article titled: "THE SIGH FROM THE TUILERIES", which was written by Karl Marx. Although unsigned, it is identified as his writing on the same site - which also prints the text of the article. Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authentic newspaper with an article written by Karl Marx, the communist revolutionary who would become more famous after his death than during his lifetime. Karl spent most of his life in exile, part of which was in London where he joined the Communist League. As noted in the website "The History Guide": "...during the first ha... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2020 09:57

$65.00
178942

Best DALE EARNHARDT Daytona 500 Nascar #3 CRASH Death 2001 Florida FL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392686432301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS-JOURNAL, Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2001 (Dale Earnhardt's Fatal Crash) * From the city where it happened * Great for framing or as a memento Whether you are a NASCAR fan or not, collectors cannot fail to admit that one of the more notable--and tragic--events in NASCAR racing was the death of the famed Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500 racetrack. See the photo below for how the local newspaper treated this event. Always nice to get major events in cities where they happened, here is an opportunity to add a racing-related paper to your collection. This is the complete issue with 46 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 14, 2020 15:10

$49.00
178920

The GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Burning Conflagration Disaster w/ Map 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684755841

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, October 10, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 * Nice, early reporting w/ map Page 5 has a quite rare banner headline announcing: "FIRE AND DEATH IN CHICAGO." "The Most Disastrous Conflagration That Ever Occurred in America---Over One third of the City in Ruins---Map of the Destroyed City." The prime feature is the fully half page map showing the area of destruction with the balance of the page taken up with news reports on the fire, carrying over to take all of page 6 and near all of page 9. Page 6 has various column headlines on the fire, and most of the first column of page 9 is taken up wit some terrific heads. The last head notes: "As We Go to Press the Fire is Still Raging and Fears that... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:39

$116.00
178913

CAROLE LANDIS American Film Actress Drug Overdose SUICIDE Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372952070953

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, July 6, 1948 * Carole Landis suicide death * American Film and stage actress * "The Ping Girl" "The Chest" The front page has two photos with heading: "Last Act-Death by Own Had Ends Carole Landis' Career" Also a two column heading reads: "Fail to Find Reason for Actress Suicide" Complete with 36 pages, rag edition in great condition. Some small binding holes along the blank spine.

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:34

$52.00
178912

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Big Bambino Home Run King DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684751483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 17, 1948 * Death of Babe Ruth (1st report) * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * Front page report with photo * Best title to be had ? rare as such The top of the front page features a nice full-figure photo of Babe Ruth, headed: "Babe Ruth, Baseball Idol, Dies at 53 After Lingering Illness" beneath which is: "Famous Diamond Star Fought Losing Battle Against Cancer for 2 Years--End Comes Suddenly After Encouraging Rally". But even better coverage is on pages 14 & 15, each featuring a banner headline: "Babe Ruth, Baseball's Great Star and Idol of Children, Had A Career Both Dramatic and Bizarre" as well as: "Ruth Set Fifty-four Major League Records and Ten Additional Marks in American... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:34

$395.00
178840

JOHN DILLINGER ASSASSINATION Law Enforcement G-Men Jurisdiction 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372949688040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 4 only, July 29, 1934 * John Dillinger killed in Chicago * Law enforcement jurisdiction ?? The top of the front page of this section has an editorial on the recent killing of bandit John Dillinger with two column headline: "DILLINGER MET HIS DEATH IN LAW'S TWILIGHT ZONE" with subheads. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 4 only with all 8 pages, light toning, generally nice.

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Ends March 11, 2020 15:58

$37.00
178838

THE MAD TRAPPER of Rat River Albert Johnson RCMP Shootout KILLED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372949687382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, February 18, 1932 * Albert Johnson (criminal) shot & killed * The Mad trapper of Rat River shootout * Royal Canadian Mounted Police pursuit The top of page 33 has a one column heading: "MAD TRAPPER DIES FIGHTING" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the shootout and death of Albert Johnson (criminal). Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such. wikipedia notes: Albert Johnson (? - February 17, 1932), known as the Mad Trapper of Rat River, was a fugitive whose actions eventually sparked off a huge manhunt in the Northwest Territories and Yukon in Northern Canada. The event became ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2020 15:57

$40.00
178805

MOLLY MAGUIRES MURDERS Dennis Bucky Donnelly Hanging Execution 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679934541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 12, 1878 * Molly Maguire execution * Dennis Donnelly hanging The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "SLOWLY STRANGLED" "The Fate of a Red-Handed Mollie Maguire" "Buck Donnelly's Plunge Through the Death Trap" "The Crime Which Brought Hi to a Rope's End". A detailed report concerns the hanging of one of the Mollie Maguires (see the web). The article takes 3/4 of a column. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:55

$37.00
178802

re. POPISH PLOT Catholic Leaders Phony Conspiracy 1681 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679932455

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 4, 1681 * Popish Plot Both pages contains several letters in praise of the King, with several references to the Popish Plot, the made-up accusation that Catholic leaders had conspired to kill Charles II. A pg. 2 letter mentions: "...to change the monarchy into a Commonwealth, and again, to banish or extirpate the Royal family & bring us into bondage under the tyranny of an armed fanatical merciless multitude, whilst others of Popish principles see the death of your sacred Majesty to change our religion, to introduce idolatry and superstition...". Pg. 2 also has mention that two men: "...were drawn upon two sledges to Tyborne and there hanged and quartered according to the sentence tha... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:53

$35.00
178789

ANDY GIBB Singer Youngest Brother of Bee Gees DEATH 1988 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679922819

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 10, 1988 * Andy Gibb death * English singer - teen idol * Early, same day 1st report The front page has a two column heading: "Singer Andy Gibb, Brother of Bee Gees, Dies at 30" with photo. (see) Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-34. Nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:47

$77.00
178778

Best President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Washington D.C. DEATH 1848 DC Capital Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679915510

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington (D.C.), Feb. 24, 1848 * President John Quincy Adams death * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has at the top center: "Death Of Ex-President Adams" with the report beginning: "The venerable Patriot and Statesman, John Quincy Adams, expired at the Capitol last evening...He lingered...insensible & unconscious from the period of his attack on Monday until an hour after sunset last evening when he gently breathed his last..." with more (see). Following this report is another headed: "Public Meeting" which prints a notice beginning: "A Patriarch has gone to his rest---a link between the past and present generation is broken---a Sage and Patriot has fallen at his post!..." with more (see images)... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:37

$75.00
178731

GUSTAVE LE BON French Death & Chiang Kai-Shek China Resignation 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372944752753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1931 * Chiang Kai-shek resignation * President of the Republic of China * Gustave Le Bon death (1st report) * French social psychologist The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GEN. CHIANG QUITS CHINA'S PRESIDENCY; LIN SEN TAKES POST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Chiang Kai-shek resignation as president of China. Page 27 has a one column heading: "DR. GUSTAVE LE BON, SCIENTIST, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Gustave Le Bon, French social psychologist, sociologist, anthropologist, inventor and amateur physicist. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning, a little spine wea... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2020 09:00

$40.00
178726

1867 THOMAS FRANCIS MEAGHER Irish Nationalist & U.S. Army General INDIAN WAR


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392674993657

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 2, 1867 * Thomas Francis Meagher * Irish Nationalist & U.S. General * Indian War in Montana Page 3 has a brief and inconspicuous report headed: "The Indian War In Montana" "Governor Meagher and His Volunteers Take the Field--Fight Between Regulars and Indians" (see) The Mysterious death of Meagher would occur shortly after this. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2020 08:52

$28.00
178714

DR. ALLYN KING FOSTER JR. Mysterious Death Nikola Tesla Connection1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392674007216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1942 * Dr. Allyn King Foster Jr. * Mysterious death * Nikola Tesla connection ? Page 19 carries the heading is "Triple Inquiry on in Doctor's Death" with subheads: "Dr. A. K. Foster Jr., Bellevue Patient, Had Fracture of Larynx, Autopsy Shows" "Evidence of Asphyxiation" "He Had Been in Violent Ward Since he Was Found Dazed in Street a Week Ago". Dr. Allyn King Foster was an assistant to Nikola Tesla. Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2020 15:12

$52.00
178661

DAVID LIVINGSTONE African Explorer FALSE DEATH by Vicious Savages 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392670844962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 3, 1867 * Dr. David Livingstone death ? * African explorer Page 5 under: "Dr. Livingstone's Funeral" "Account of His Death and the Burial of His Body" is an erroneous account on the death of Dr. David Livingstone, the famous explorer. Livingstone actually died in 1873. The report suggests he was killed by African savages. Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:18

$35.00
178642

KARL MARX German Socialist Philosopher Communist CORRESPONDENCE 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392670529983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 1, 1853 * Karl Marx - German revolutionary socialist Article begins on pg. 6 and continues for roughly 1.5 columns. The article is titled "The Italian Insurrection-British Politics" which is written by Karl Marx, and is appropriately signed in type: Karl Marx. See images for portion. Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authentic newspaper with an article written by Karl Marx, the communist revolutionary who would become more famous after his death than during his lifetime. Karl spent most of his life in exile, part of which was in London where he joined the Communist League. As noted in the website "The History Guide"... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 09:36

$80.00
178635

KARL MARX German Socialist Philosopher Communist CORRESPONDENCE 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372941073073

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb, 18, 1859 Starting half way through the 1st column on page 6 and continuing for 1 column is: "LOUIS NAPOLEON'S POSITION", which is written by Karl Marx. Although unsigned, it is identified as his writing on the same site - which also prints the text of the article. Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authentic newspaper with an article written by Karl Marx, the communist revolutionary who would become more famous after his death than during his lifetime. Karl spent most of his life in exile, part of which was in London where he joined the Communist League. As noted in the website "The History Guide": "...during the first half of the... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 09:05

$65.00
178633

KARL MARX German Socialist Philosopher Communist CORRESPONDENCE 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392670463443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 6, 1859 Starting near the midpoint of the 2nd column on page 3 and continuing for 1.5 columns is: "THE QUESTION OF THE IONIAN ISLANDS", which is written by Karl Marx. Although unsigned, it is identified as his writing on the same site - which also prints the text of the article. Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authentic newspaper with an article written by Karl Marx, the communist revolutionary who would become more famous after his death than during his lifetime. Karl spent most of his life in exile, part of which was in London where he joined the Communist League. As noted in the website "The History Guide": "...during the... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 08:59

$65.00
178622

BERND ROSEMEYER German Racing Race Car Driver Autobahn KILLED 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372940271726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1938 * Bernd Rosemeyer killed * German racing driver * Land speed record attempt Page 18 has a one column heading: "Rosemeyer Is Killed In Road Race Smashup". (see) First report coverage on German racing driver and SS member Bernd Rosemeyer death. He was killed on the Autobahn while attempting to break the land speed record. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends March 03, 2020 15:13

$40.00
178620

RMS TITANIC SURVIVOR Socialite Madeleine Fieronte Astor DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669450756

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1940 * Madeleine Fiermonte Astor death (1st report) * American socialite & RMS Titanic survivor The top of page 24 has a one column heading: "MRS. FIERMONTE DEAD IN FLORIDA" with subheads that include: "Survivor Of The Titanic" and more with photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition, some creasing within mentioned report, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 03, 2020 15:12

$42.00
178592

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Tennessee in JACKSON MS Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669087017

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See the information below concerning its history. The front page has various items relating to the on-going Civil War including three: "General Orders", "Arrest The Deserters!" "View of a Northern Radical" "Butler's Outrages in New Orleans" "Battle of Prairie Grove" "Butler's course from a Northern Point of View--A Yankee on Yankee" "Retribution"; a poem titled:... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:17

$337.00
178586

Battle of BATAAN FALLS Allies Surrender to Japanese Japs 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669082106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1942 * Battle of Bataan ending * Allies surrendering to Japanese * Philippines Campaign * World War II - WWII The front page has a five column heading: "JAPANESE FORCES POUND NEW LINE ON BATAAN" with subheads. (see) This Japanese capture would lead to the infamous Bataan Death March. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition. source: USO: The Battle of Bataan ended on April 9, 1942, when Army Major General Edward P. King surrendered to Japanese General Masaharu Homma. About 12,000 Americans and 63,000 Filipinos became prisoners of war. What followed became known as the Bataan Death March — one of the worst atrocitie... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:14

$44.00
179137

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


eBay Auction Item # 372961252696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 14, 1864 * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page includes: "From Longstreet's Command" "The Affair At Suffolk" "The Courts" " "From Northern Virginia - From Charleston" and a great wealth of ads. In addition to the lengthy editorial which begins: "It was van for Mr. Lincoln modestly to decline the office & duty of Pope...", page 2 includes: "Latest News From the North--The News of the Failure of the Raid on Richmond & Dahlgren's Death in the North--General Grant in Washington..." "The Military News--Military Council in Washington" "From Charleston" "The Yankee Congress" "Camp Lee" "Later from Europe--Rumours of Recognition by France" and other items. Complete a... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2020 09:36

$69.99
179136

CONFEDERATE Seven Days Battles & Chatham Roberdeau Wheat Death 1862 Civil War


eBay Auction Item # 392696395276

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 2, 1862 * Seven Days Battles - Virginia * Chatham Roberdeau Wheat death * Confederate Major General The front page has extensive coverage of the Seven Days' Battles with first column heads: "THE GREAT BATTLE" "Another Severe Fight on Monday" "The Enemy Again Routed!" "The Gallant Major Wheat" and various subheads. Also the: "List of Casualties". Also in this issue: "The Battle on White River" "From the North" "The Battles & the Localities". Single sheet issue some foxing & minor margin wear, small bit of back leaf is close-trimmed at left edge, good condition.

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Ends February 28, 2020 09:29

$79.99
179130

KING LOUIS XVI of France Conspiracy GUILLOTINE Execution Print 1793 Old Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392696315762

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1793 * King Louis XVI of France execution w/ print (historic) This issue contains the: "Minutes of the Proceedings of the National Convention of France" which takes 4 pages with considerable detail on the trial of Louis XVI with a subhead: "The Final Judgment of Louis XVI" which has text which includes: "...Is Louis guilty?...I hereby declare that the National Convention has found Louis Capet guilty of a conspiracy against the liberty of the Nation, and the safety of the state..." with much talk on what they should do with him including the votes of various individuals (see). Ultimately they report: "...I vote for Death! Ah! could we but as easily dispose of all Tyrants!...the pre... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2020 08:42

$239.99
179074

DR. DAVID LIVINGSTONE Scottish African Explorer Missionary DEATH 1874 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372959982077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1874 * David Livingstone death * African explorer (1st report) The top of the front page has an article headed: "Latest New By Cable" "Death Of Dr. Livingstone" "He Dies In The Interior Of Africa--His Body Being Brought Home" (see) Eight pages, light toning, some margin wear, partially loose at the spine, should be handled with care.

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Ends February 27, 2020 08:41

$39.99
179058

ANDERSONVILLE Civil War Prison CAPTAIN HENRY WIRZ Execution 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392693700550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1865 * Execution of Captain Henry Wirz * Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia Column heads on the ftpg: "Execution Of Henry Wirz" "How the Condemned Met His Death" "Review of His Life and Character" "Singular Statement" "A Scheme to Take Poison" "The Charges and Specifications" "Efforts of Mr. Schade in the Prisoner's Behalf" "Gratitude of Wirz--His Last Letter". Henry Wirz was the "demon" commandant of the notorious Andersonville Prison. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2020 08:54

$54.99
179046

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW Irish Playwright - Novelist - Writer DEATH 1950 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392693641221

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 11, 1950 * George Bernard Shaw death * Essayist, novelist, writer The entire inside front page is taken up with a photo of George Bernard Shaw, with the caption beginning: "The Age's Premier Playwright, Wit and Revolutionary: Mr. George Bernard Shaw, the Doyen of English Letters, Who Died as Dawn Broke on November the Second, in this 95th Year.". Pages 2 & 3 have many photos from his life. Great to have this report in a British newspaper. The double pg. centerfold is a color print of Venice. Complete issue, with the original outer wrappers, great condition.

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Ends February 26, 2020 07:34

$39.99
178504

ROBERT E. LEE Civil War Confederate General COMMANDER Death 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372926274742

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1870 * Robert E. Lee death * Confederate leader Page 5 has various reporting on the recent death of Confederate General Robert E. Lee under the heading: "The Late Robert E. Lee" Text takes up over a full column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:44

$62.00
178963

Very Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1666 England Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Auction Item # 392690954385

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 25, 1666 * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had * Report on the great plague (rare) A front page report from "Deale" mentions in part that: "...This day arrived a Vessel from Virginia of 300 Tuns." And, with regard to the Plague, it reports: "This Town is, God be praised, in a good condition of health; and begins again to fill with Inhabitants." On the reverse is a report concerning the impact of the Plague: "The Infection being so much spread about the Town of Battel in Sussex, though the Inhabitants thereof (thanks be to God) continue as yet free from it; It is thought fit, for the prevention of its farther spreading, to give timely Notice to all Persons, That their Fair, usu... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 10:43

$199.99
178962

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer - Child Rapist & Cannibal FOUND GUILTY 1935 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372956597307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1935 * Albert Fish found guilty of murder (1st report) * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that annouces: "Fish Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder; Slayer of Budd Girl Is Calm at Verdict". (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after his death. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on ve... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 09:53

$59.99
178961

HARRY HOUDINI Escape Artist Magician TRICKS w/ SAM LOYD Problem 1927 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392690860998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: "FREE PRESS MAGIC" was a special section of the Detroit Free Press newspaper, May 29, 1927 * Rare Harry Houdini periodical * Problem by Sam Loyd **** The masthead notes: "Founded By Houdini" Interestingly the inside pages are taken up with two comics, one in color. However the front and back pages have various puzzles, games or magic items that are in black ink. The back page has a mathematical problem titled: "A BUSINESS PROBLEM" by Sam Loyd. It is notable that Harry Houdini died in Detroit the prior year. Four pages, measures 11 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 09:20

$99.99
178952

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Contract Signing & Howard Taft Death 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392690813218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, March 9, 1930 * Babe Ruth contract w/ New York Yankees * President Willaim Howard Taft death The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a three column heading: "Ruth Signs for $80,000" with subheads. The front page has a banner headline on the death of President William Taft: "EX-PRESIDENT TAFT DEAD" with subheads and photo of Taft. The complete issue with 100+ pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Great condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 08:46

$54.99
178950

AMERICAN SLAVER SHIP African Trade Kongo Blacks Naval CAPTURE 1860 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372956531707

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 28, 1860 * African slave trade - Kongo * American Slaver ship capture The front page has an article headed: "The Slave Trade" "Additional Particulars Relative To The Slaver William, Late Of Baltimore, At Key West" which begins: "The William left the Congo River nine days before the Wildfire, having on board 790 slaves, and arrived here [Key West] with 513; 33 died after capture on their passage here..." with more. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 08:36

$39.99
178949

Best King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND Scotland Ireland London DEATH 1685 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372956529935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 20, 1685 * Death of King Charles II * In a British newspaper All of the front page & a bit of pg. 2 are taken up with various addresses to King James II concerning the death of King Charles II who died in February. The back page has a list of those who won in a recent election which includes "Samuel Pepys, Esq.". Pepys is perhaps best known for his diary which was one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. It provides a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London and the Great Fire of London. A single sheet newspaper 6 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 08:32

$89.99
178946

MA BARKER GANG Fred OUTLAWS Gun Battle Gang KILLED in Florida 1935 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392690784016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Jan. 17, 1935 * Ma Barker and Fred Barker * Florida outlaws killings (1st report) The front page contains one column headings announcing the death of Ma and Pa Barker, notorious outlaws from the 1930's: "Federal Agents Push Drive On Kidnap Gang". The article concludes on page 3. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 08:16

$47.99
178945

JAMES FENIMORE COOPER American Frontier Writer Novelist DEATH 1851 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392690781905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Sept. 23, 1851 * American writer death Taking three-quarters of a column on pg. 3 is a report: "Death Of James Fenimore Cooper". Nice details about the career of America's first great novelist. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 08:13

$44.99
178465

CHARLES M. SCHWAB Bethlehem Steel Corporation Magnate DEATH 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372925948041

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDITORIAL SECTION only of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sept. 19, 1939 * Charles M. Schwab death (1st report) * American steel magnate * Bethlehem Steel fame The front page of this section has a one column heading: "CHAS. M. SCHWAB DIES; FOUNDER OF BETHLEHEM STEEL" with subhead and photo. (see) Complete editorial section only with 8 pages, some small archival mends along the last column of the front page, otherwise in nice condition. Some small binding holes along the blank spine.

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:25

$38.00
178412

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON 1st President & General DEATH 1799 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649317152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, Dec. 30, 1799 * George Washington death (1st report) * Historic & Highly sought item Reports on the death of Washington remain among the more desired, and scarce, newspapers of the post-Revolutionary War era. Rarely have we been able to offer a first report: this is one. Page 3 has a report taking over half a column with a black border at the top which begins: "On Wednesday last, we received the melancholy intelligence of the sudden death of our much beloved, and universally lamented fellow citizen, General George Washington. The circumstances of a similar report being current during the last year which proved unfounded, kept the spark, of hope that t... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:32

$1,150.00
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