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ELECTRIC LIGHT PATENT NO. 237,732 Thomas A. Edison Menlo Park 1881 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391963318416

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 19, 1881 * Thomas Alva Edison * Electric light patent # Near the back is an inconspicuous yet very significant item under the list of: "Index of Inventions For Which Letters Patent of the United States were Granted in the Week Ending Feb. 15, 1881" is an entry reading: "Electric light, T.A. Edison.....237,732". This was the patent given to Thomas Edison for the light bulb, certainly one of his most famous inventions and one which transformed lifestyles for everyone. Also in this issue is an article: "A Reception of Professor Bell" which was given for him by the mayor & corporation of Brantford, England (see photos). The balance of the issue is taken up w... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2018 07:53

$94.00
160429

Storage PRESENTATION CASE - 17"x14" Archival & Acid-Free - Great for Newspapers!


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962289309

Storage PRESENTATION CASE - 17"x14" Archival & Acid-Free (holds from 10-20 documents/newspapers/etc.) This is the appropriate Presentation Case to hold "timhu's" issues calling for a $9 (Medium-Size) folder. Black semi flexible cover. Convenient inside pocket. One inch black multi-ring mechanism. Nylon zipper enclosure for added protection. Spine-mounted handle allows pages to hang downward to avoid wrinkling. Includes 10 archival polyester pages with black inter-leaf for display of two newspapers per page. Binder sizes determined by the size of the archival pages (Actual binders are slightly larger). This listing is for an acid-free storage binder (presentation case) which is designed to hold material up to 17" by 14" - the size neede... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2018 15:03

$85.00
160426

MEDIUM - DELUXE Archival PORTFOLIO for TIMHU Newspaper! Approx 17 x 12.75 inches


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962264620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEDIUM-Sized DELUXE Archival PORTFOLIO for a TIMHU Newspaper (Approximately 17 x 12 3/4 inches) Acid-Free DELUXE Presentation and Protection for your MEDIUM-SIZED Newspaper. Select Only If Our Listing Calls For A ($9) Medium-Size Folder! This DELUXE acid-free PORTFOLIO is a Medium-sized portfolio (approximately 17 x 12 3/4 inches) - perfect for most illustrated/graphic newspapers such as Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's Illustrated, Gleason's, Scientific American, etc., and is designed to accompany a newspaper purchased from us (timhu - History's Newsstand - Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers) which calls for a $9 folder. The attractive black buffalo grain portfolio... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2018 14:14

$26.00
151171

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention w/ PRINT 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673587119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor Appearing on inside pg. (see photo) is a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch illustration of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph. Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description can impart any real adequate idea of its performances. Fully familiar as we are and have been with the machine since its inception, it is still impossible for us to listen to it without a feeling of astonishment and a well defined doubt that our senses are not deceiving us. The extreme simplicity of the contrivance enhances t... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2018 14:30

$268.00
159485

THOMAS EDISON re. Power Transmission & DeWitt Clinton Train PRINTS 1893 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939644246

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 13, 1893 * Thomas Alva Edison * DeWitt Clinton (locomotive) Inside has an article: "Edison's Improvement In The Transmission of Power" which includes several illustrations. The ftpg. has a nice print from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, showing the latest steam railroad engine next to the "De Witt Clinton, 1831". Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:38

$32.00
159271

ROCKET CAR Automobile MAX VALIER Austrian Rocketry Pioneer TESTS 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150106342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1928 * Max Valier * Rocket car Page 3 has one column headings: "NEW ROCKET AUTO HITS 131-MILE PACE, CRASHES" "German Inventor Quadrupled Power on 100-Pound Car After Two Successful Tests" (see) Coverage Austrian rocktry pioneer, Max Valier, testing his new rocket automobile. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:00

$40.00
159188

JOHN LOGIE BAIRD Early Father of Television TV Goes on Sale 1928 OLD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928726110

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1928 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions Page 27 has a one column heading: "Baird Puts Television on Sale; Opening Branch in Selfridge's" A very significant report during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. A significant issue for any collector of television history. Other news of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:50

$44.00
159064

Very Early TELEVISION John Logie Baird TV Invention Experiments 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926649057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 10 only, April 22, 1928 * John Logie Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions - experiments Page XX15 of this section has a banner headline: "RADIO VISION?--LEADERS TELL WHEN TO EXPECT IT" with subheads and related photos including one of Baird himself (see). Very significant reports during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. A significant issue for any collector of television history. Other topics throughout. Complete section 10 only with all 20 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:29

$40.00
158909

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Electricity to Live Long Life ? 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923356714

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1933 * Nikola Tesla's health is terrific * Father of Radio Physics & more One column headlines on page 19 include: "DR. TESLA, AT 77, SELDOM SLEEPS" "Inventor Says His Health and Mind Are Better Than Ever--Expects to Live Beyond 140" "Working On A New Steel" and more. A nice item on the noted Nikola Tesla, considered the father of radio (see Wikipedia). Complete in 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant only for institutional use. Nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:26

$52.00
158537

Very Early TELEVISION TV Invention Tests John Logie Barid 1927 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391915965517

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1927 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions The front page has one column headings that include: "NOCTOVISOR REVEALS FACE 200 MILES OFF" "Baird, Inventor, Sends His Own Image from Leeds to London for the New York Times" and more. (see) A very significant report during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. A significant issue for any collector of television history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:31

$44.00
158533

Early TELEVISION TV John Logie Baird TELEVISOR Invention w/ Photo 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391915962636

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1926 * Early televisor * John Baird - father of television Page XX17 (near the back) has a nice banner headline that reads: "INVENTOR DESCRIBES HIS RADIO MOTION PICTURES" with subheads that include: "TELEVISOR LETS RADIO FANS "LOOK IN" AS WELL AS LISTEN" and more with related photo. (see) A very significant event marking the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & & communication forever, but society as well. A significant issue for any collector of television history. Complete in a 100+ page Sunday edition, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:25

$92.00
158492

Historic WRIGHT BROTHERS Wilbur Kitty Hawk NC Flyer 1st Flight 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914410339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Dec. 19, 1903 * Famous Wright Brothers flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina * Orville & Wilbur Wright - Historic 1st report on the airplane Page 7 has a relatively inconspicuous report which announces one of the more significant events of the early 20th century: manned flight. The one column heads include: "IS A REAL FLYING MACHINE" "Ohioan's Invention Rises Sails and Lights as Desired" "Engine And Propellers The Force" "In First Test Machine Soars Through Space for Three Miles and Then Descends to Selected Landing Place". The dateline is Norfolk ,Va., Dec. 18, with the text beginning: "A successful trial of a flying machine was made yesterday near Kitty Hawk,... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:28

$380.00
158424

Early TELEVISION John Logie Baird TV Experiments 1928 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913287736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1928 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions Page 10 has one column headings: "TO TEST TELEVISION WITH MORE POWER" "Capt. Hutchinson Sails to Make Plans With Baird for Two-Way Trans-Ocean Experiments" (see) A significant report during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:14

$39.00
158368

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor Honored by President Calvin Coolidge 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116183159

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1928. * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Honored By President Calvin Coolidge The top of the front page has a one column heading: "EDISON IS DECORATED BY NATION AND HAILED BY THE PRESIDENT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. 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 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 24, 2017 12:48

$42.00
158281

Yankees BABE RUTH w/ Birthday Cake & Thomas Edison PHOTOS 1929 NYC Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912023496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES (Rotogravure Section only), February 17, 1929 * Babe Ruth birthday photo * Thomas Edison & Henry Ford This section is loaded with photos involving sports, entertainment, fashion and much more. The front page has a photo titled: "A Birthday Cake Fit Four A Sultan: Babe Ruth" Also 2 related photos regarding Thomas Edison's birthday as well. Complete rotogravure section only with all 18 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends November 22, 2017 12:56

$38.00
158042

THE EDISON SHOP Thomas A. Fifth Avenue New York City ADVERTISEMENT1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391907983359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1919 * Thomas Alva Edison * Manhattan, New York City * Shop advertisement The back page has an unusual ad which includes a photo of Thomas Edison. The full page ad is for: "The Edison Shop" in New York City which has a 8 by 6 inch photo of Edison headed: "Thomas Alva Edison; The Inventor Of the Phonograph" and the street address located a the bottom right. The rest of the page is blank. A nice ad for display being on the back page. News, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 24 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 15, 2017 12:27

$40.00
157976

CHIEF SITTING BULL on the Warpath & Thomas Edison Inventions 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905440353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1878 * Chief Sitting Bull * On the Warpath * Thomas A. Edison The front page has: "Sitting Bull And His Band" which includes: "...that he and his people are not on the verge of starvation as represented, but in fine condition...His followers have plenty of arms & ammunition...He does not want to surrender but evinces a strong desire to go on the war path..." and more (see). Near the top of page 5 is: "Edison's Wonderful Inventions" "An Improvement on the Telephone Successfully Tested--The Airophone or Speaking Fog-Horn and Its Mission". The report begins: "The prolific brain of Prof. Edison has given to the world two new discoveries..." with much detail on each... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:40

$43.00
157234

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor & the new PHONOGRAPH Invention Demo. 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887855746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1878 * Thomas Edison * Phonograph The top of page 5 has a column headed: "AN EVENING WITH EDISON. What The Phonograph Can Do." with various subheads including: "It's Inventor's Practiced Hand Makes It Sing In Time and Tune--It Repeats Levy's Harmony & the Babbling of a Crowd..." with more (see). This article takes over half a column and is a great analysis of this modern marvel of the 19th century. Complete in 8 pages, evenly toned, nice condition, should be handled carefully.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:09

$76.00
156927

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor's Official Last Will and Testament 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067458683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 30, 1931 * re. Thomas Alva Edison death * Official last will and testament The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON LEFT ESTATE OF 14 MILLION" with subheads. (See) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:18

$44.00
156923

Early Electronic COMPUTER Invention MRS.THOMAS EDISON Mina Death 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067456031

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1947 * Early electronic computers invention * Thomas Edison's wife (Mina) death Page 17 has one column headings: "MRS. EDISON DEAD; INVENTOR'S WIDOW" and "Second Wife of the Discoverer of Electric Light--Mother of Jersey Ex-Governor" with photo of Mina Edison (see photos). Also one column headlines on page 19 that include: "NEW GIANT 'BRAIN' DOES WIZARD WORK" "Bureau of Standards Says It Can Solve Vast Mathematical Problems in a Few Months" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:13

$47.00
156647

Early Gyroscope for Airplanes ROBERT H GODDARD Rocketry 1907 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875994996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 29, 1907 * Robert H. Goddard article * Gyroscopes for steering * Very early at 24 years old Inside has a nearly half page article titled: "The Use Of The Gyroscope In The Balancing And Steering Of Aeroplanes" by Robert H. Goddard (see). This was Goddard's first published article, written when he was just 24 years old and a college student. Wikipedia references this very article with: "While still an undergraduate, Goddard wrote a paper proposing a method for balancing aeroplanes using gyro-stabilization. He submitted the idea to Scientific American, which published the paper in 1907. Goddard later wrote in his diaries that he believed his pap... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2017 14:14

$73.00
156364

FRANK ZAPPA "The Mothers of Invention" Rock Band Front Man DEATH 1993 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391865435309

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 6, 1993 * Frank Zappa death (1st report) * American musician - activist - filmmaker * "The Mothers of Invention" rock band The front page has a one column heading: "Frank Zappa, Iconoclast of Rock, Dies at 52" The article carries over to page 22 and includes a photo of him.Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-32. Nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2017 15:15

$62.00
156336

JOHN LOGIE BAIRD Father of Color Television Invention DEATH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864679924

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1946 * John Logie Baird death * Father of the television The top of page 21 has one column headings: "JOHN L. BAIRD DIES; TELEVISION LEADER" "British Inventor Produced One of the First Practical Sets--Borrowed Money to Start" with photo of Baird. (see) First report coverage on the death of John Logie Baird, father of the television. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: John Logie Baird (13 August 1888 – 14 June 1946) was a Scottish engineer and inventor of the world's first working television system, also the world's first fully electronic colour televisi... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:35

$52.00
155796

Thomas Alva EDISON MAGNETIC CONCENTRATING WORKS Print & more 1898 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848451012

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 22, 1898 The front cover is a large print captioned: "The Edison Magnetic Concentrating Works - The Giant Rolls" with additional illustrations & text inside. Also inside: "An Improved Telephone Transmitter" "The King Gasoline Launch Engine" "The Mietz & Weiss Kerosene Engine" and many more articles, prints & photos. Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:33

$29.00
155692

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Invention to Bring News at Every Home ? 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019681270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 15, 1878 * Thomas Alva Edison The top of page 6 has column heads: "The Newsograph" "A Most Remarkable Application of Edison's Last Patent" "The Device of a Park Philosopher for Bringing the Word's News To Every Man's Home". This is an interesting article on a man's idea of bringing "verbal" news into every person's home by using Edison's phonograph patent, thereby eliminating the need for a physical newspaper (see). A curious concept in light of today's internet technology. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:25

$57.00
155549

Alexander Graham BELL ARTICULATING TELEPHONE Electric Sound Print 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015983859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 10, 1877 * Alexander Graham Bell The full ftpg. is a political cartoon: "The Double-Faced Head of Republican Radicalism". Inside has: "Bell's Articulating Telephone - The Transmission of Sound by Electricity" with an accompanying article; "Hon. David Davis, U.S. Senator-Elect from Illinois"; "South Carolina -- The Celebration of Emancipation Day, January 8th in Charleston -- Scenes and Incidents of the Parade"; "New York City -- Early Morning at a Police Station -- Turning Out the Vagrant Night Lodgers"; "New York -- Sleighing on the New 'Ocean Parkway' from Prospect Park, Brooklyn, to the Atlantic - a Trot on the Coney Island Beach"; "Hon. Stewart... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:42

$63.00
155548

THOMAS EDISON Menlo Park New Jersey Inventions INTERVIEW 1878 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015982889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 20, 1878 * Thomas Edison - inventions * Menlo Park, New Jersey The front page has most of a column headed: "Inventor Edison's Last" "A Machine that Will Be Of Immense Value For Various Purposes". This interesting article is a nice interview with Thomas Edison in which he apologizes to the reporting for not being able to show him his latest invention, the aerophone (just sent for the patent), but then goes on show the reporter his latest improvements on the phonograph, with several demonstrations. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing to the ftpg., mild margin wear, 2 folds.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:41

$57.00
155193

Very EARLY Rare 1691 OBSERVATOR London England British Newspaper 326 Years Old


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997190987

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS REFORMATUS, OR THE NEW OBSERVATOR, London, England, June 19, 1691 * 17th century original * Rare title A quite uncommon newspaper done in question/answer format, whereby a topic, or topics, are raised and then discussed. The topics indicated under the masthead in this issue are: 1. One would have expected the French King in person at this time as the Head of his Army. 2. The Unaccountable Methods of that King about the taking of Mons. 3. How disappointed in the late Attempt upon Leige. 4. A new Invention of the French Court about Reducing Towns to their Obedience. 5. And how ridiculous. Several advertisements on the back page. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 12 3/4 inche... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:46

$94.00
155170

ICE BOATING on Hudson River & More Scientific Americna PRINTS 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828331429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 3, 1872 Within this issue is a 3/4 page illustration: "Ice Boating on the Hudson River" which would be very displayable. Other articles and illustrations include: "Fitt's New Road Steamer" "The Shaw & Justice Dead Stroke Power Hammer" and much more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2017 10:47

$29.00
155169

MAXIM GUN 1st Recoil-Operated Machine GUN Weapon Prints 1884 Invention Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828330501

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 13, 1884 The front page has 2 very nice prints of a gatling gun-type device captioned: "The Maxim Self-Acting Machine Gun" with a related article on the front page. The article continues inside where are 3 more illustrations of the gun. Other articles within include: Tallichet's Improved Refrigerating Car", a text report on Putnam River, Alaska; and more. Sixteen pages with some lite rubbing to the front page, good condition.

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Ends July 29, 2017 10:45

$33.00
155166

Very Early TELEVISION TV Invention Tests John Logie Barid 1927 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997101795

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 4, 1927 * Early television tests * John Logie Baird Page 6 has one column headlines that include: "GLASGOW LISTENS TO SOUND OF FACES" "Television Inventor Shows How Image of Every Substance Emits Distinctive Refrain" "Baird Describes Research" and more. See photos for text. This was a very significant report concerning the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. A significant issue for any collector of television history. Complete in 40 pages, the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint for institutional use, great condition.

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Ends July 29, 2017 10:35

$59.00
155132

ROCKET AIRPLANE INVENTION Rocketeer Rocketry Robert H. Goddard 1931 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827569826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 27, 1931 * Robert H. Goddard * Rocket airplane invention * w/ illustration Page XX4 (near back) has two column headlines announcing: "NEW ROCKET PLANE FOR STRATOSPHERE," "Turbine Design Employs Gas Expansion And Propellers to Attain Great Speed" with two detailed illustration of his new invention (see images). Lengthy text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 100+ page Sunday edition, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 11:02

$72.00
154682

FIREFIGHTING Firetrucks Fire Hydrants Hoses Fireman PRINTS 1910 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810411923

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 4, 1910 * Firefighting - firetrucks The front page is captioned: "Fire Fighting Without Fire Engines" which shows the use of the new fire hydrant system (see). Within the issue: "A Commercial Rotary Engine" "A Giant Ruhmkorff Coil" "How to Escape from a Sunken Submarine" "Alexander Graham Bell and the Telephone - The Story of a Great Invention" "A Motion Apparatus for Amateurs" and much more. Sixteen pages, some wear at margins, a tape mend to the back page.

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:13

$33.00
154470

United States LIGHTHOUSES Early American Lamps PRINTS Illustration 1892 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968901554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 11, 1892 * Early American lighthouses prints The full front page is taken up with many illustrations captioned: "The United States Lighthouse Establishment" with a related article inside. Inside also has various other articles & illustrations of the latest inventions & improvements of the day. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor margin tears, generally nice.

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Ends July 01, 2017 07:27

$29.00
154468

Early ELECTRIC CHAIR Capital Punishment Introduction PRINT 1888 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391801631064

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 30, 1888 The ftpg. shows: "New Bridge Over Kill Van Kull--The Largest Draw in the World". This bridge connected New Jersey & New York via Staten Island. Inside has an illustration captioned: "Execution by Electricity, Shortly to Be Introduced in N.Y. State" with a related article on the details headed: "Execution by Electricity". Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2017 07:25

$31.00
154379

HAROLD FREDERICK PITCAIRN Wins Collier Trophy for AUTOGYRO 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967952073

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1931 * Harold Frederick Pitcairn * Autogyro aircraft invention * Collier Trophy winner Page 23 has a one column heading: "PITCAIRN IS WINNER OF COLLIER TROPHY" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Harold Frederick Pitcairn winning the Collier Trophy for the development of the autogyro. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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 &... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 07:42

$43.00
154034

ELECTRIC LIGHT BULB Thomas Edison Menlo Park NJ Explanation 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391784465541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 20, 1880 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric light bulb * Menlo Park, New Jersey Page 7 has a nice article on Thomas Edison with the top of a column headed: "Electric Light" "The Magician of Menlo Park Tells His Own Tale" which is a nice piece about how he invented the electric light, told in his own words. It is prefaced with: "The editor of the 'North American Review' has seduced Mr. Edison to 'tell his own tale in his own melodious way', and the result is an interesting article over his signature...". Also on pg. 7: "Dick Turpin's Day" "It Seems to Have Recurred in California--Two San Franciscans in the Roles of Stage Robbers". Eight pages, irregular ... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2017 15:12

$58.00
153904

Early IBM COMPUTER Electronic Eye Invention Language Translation 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391780132715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Jan. 8, 1954 * Early IBM computer invention At the bottom of the front page is an inconspicuous article: "Mechanical Brain May Hurdle Language Barrier" which reports on : "A new mechanical translator (which) may ultimately hurdle the language barrier in the twinkle of an electronic eye. Introduced...by the International Business Machines Corp. the 12 machine collective 'brain' has a vocabulary of 250 words..." with more, carrying over to page 4. An interesting article hearkening to the very beginning of the computer era. Fourteen pages, good condition.

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:22

$35.00
153726

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Helicopter-Plane Machine Patent 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932531531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1928 * Nikola Tesla's helicopter-plane patent * Father of Radio Physics & more Page 18 has a one column headings: "TESLA GETS PATENTS ON HELICOPTER-PLANE" "Wireless Experimenter Says His Invention Is Ideal for Air Flivver" (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 14:57

$45.00
153151

STATUE OF LIBERTY Bartholdi's Sculpture Head Construction PRINT 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371901829554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 7, 1878 * Statue of Liberty construction * Frederic Auguste Bartholdi A feature of this issue is: "Bartholdi's Colossal Statue of Liberty" which shows the head on display in Paris. Included is a related article noting the final size would be 105 feet high plus an 82 feet pedestal. The bust itself was 29 1/2 feet high and 13+ feet in diameter. It would be formally dedicated in 1886. Other articles, illustrations and advertisements are within. Complete in 16 pages and in nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:34

$43.00
153116

1st SPLITTING OF THE ATOM Nuclear Disintegration Cockcraft-Walton 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900929421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 2, 1932 * John Cockcroft & Ernest Walton * 1st splitting of the atom - atomic nucleus Near the bottom of the front page has a very historic report which notes the very beginning of the "atomic age" with a two column heading: "Big Scientific Achievement Hailed in Splitting of Atom" with subhead. (see) See the hyperlink which mentions Cockcroft and Walton as being the first to split the atom. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning some wear at the margins, mainly along the right margin, generally good.

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Ends April 22, 2017 15:25

$57.00
153088

James LICK OBSERVATORY Mount Hamilton California Founding 1876 Denver Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391736373099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WELDON & LEONARD'S REAL ESTATE CIRCULAR & PRICE LIST, San Francisco, California, March 1, 1876 * Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton founding The ftpg. has: "Another Monument" which begins: "When James Lick executed his deed of gift, donating his immense property to various benevolent & scientific societies of this state, he provided that $750,000 should be expended in the construction and maintenance of an observatory..." which would become the now-famous Lick Observatory. Various details on its construction, access, etc. The balance of the issue has a focus on real estate with some laughable prices for acreage in Northern California, some of which is present-day Silicon Valley. A terrific ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2017 07:34

$87.00
152539

ELECTRIC STREET CAR Jersey City NJ Prints 1887 Old Scientific American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718037607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 12, 1887 Taking most of the ftpg. are four illus. of: "The Weiss Electric Street Car & The Weiss System As Applied In Jersey City, N.J." The largest illus. shows a street car ascending a hill in Jersey City. Included is a related article. Many other articles & prints of the latest inventions & improvements of the day. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 15:43

$27.00
152473

ERNEST RUTHERFORD Father of Nuclear Physics Speech on Energy 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391716282024

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 12, 1933 * Ernest Rutherford - "Father of Nuclear physics" * New Zealand physicist speech downplays future The front page has a one column heading: "RUTHERFORD COOLS ATOM ENERGY HOPE" with subheads that include: "Sees 'Moonshine' in the Talk at Present of Releasing Power in Matter" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subs... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:29

$33.00
152441

BILL HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Inventor Thomas Edison 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714232119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 31, 1878 * Outlaw Bill Hildebrand * Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker * Inventor Thomas Edison The top of page 3 has heads including: "BRED IN THE BONE" "Bill Hildebrand Following in Sam's Footsteps" which begins: "William Hildebrand, a brother of the renowned Missouri desperado, Sam Hildebrand, following the apparent instinct of the family, show Hugo Veth..." with a bit more (see). And the back page has over a full column on: "Tom Edison Back Again" "The Marvelous Man Returns to His Workshop Full of Prairie Breezes" "How He Tried the Tasimeter in a Hurricane--Beset a Hen House & Killed a Dead Jack Rabbit" after his trip to the West. Ten pages, very nice cond... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:09

$38.00
152311

Very Early TELEVISION TV Invention Experiments w/ sports 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873472391

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1928 * TV in it's infancy - inventions - experiments * Bell Telephone Company laboratories The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TELEVISION SHOWS PANORAMIC SCENE CARRIED BY SUNLIGHT" with subheads. (see) Reporting during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscript... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:15

$34.00
152093

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704076148

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed less than 2 months before the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The top of page 2 has: "The citizens of Las Vegas have presented the plucky sheriff, Pat Garrett, with a purse of $1078.50 for his services in killing Billy the 'Kid'. " Among the several legal notices f... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:45

$2,750.00
151857

GREAT BLIZZARD OF 1888 New York City Thomas Edison Inventions w/ Prints Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857325213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 24, 1888 * Great Blizzard of 1888 * Snowstorm w/ illustrations * Inventor Thomas Edison The entire ftpg. has 8 images of: "New York City--The Great Snow & Wind Storm of March 12 & 13", with more related illustrations inside. Also inside: "Edison's New System of Telegraphy" with prints of 5 portions of it (see). An interesting article on: "Chinese Kites". Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:46

$38.00
151855

Great 1878 THOMAS EDISON Incandescent Light Bulb Lamp in Progress Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857322628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 6, 1878 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric light bulb * Work in progress Page 2 has an historic report taking almost an entire column headed: "Edison's Electric Light" "The Latest Advances Made in Perfecting the Invention--An Electric Meter". Also: "Slaughtered By Steam" "Two Men Instantly Killed & Five Terribly Injured" Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:42

$47.00
151115

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835610206

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, th... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:33

$38.00
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