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153819

CHAIM WEIZMANN 1st Provisonal President STATE OF ISRAEL Zionist 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391774594329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 17, 1948 * Chaim Weizmann becomes 1st President of Israel The front page has a very significant one column heading: "Weizmann Named Head of Jewish State" (see) First report coverage on Chaim Azriel Weizmann becoming the first president of the State of Israel. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. A very significant Judaica item. wikipedia notes: Chaim Weizmann, also known as Chaijim Weizmann or Chaim Weizmann, November 27, 1874November 9, 1952) was a chemist, statesman, President of the World Zionist Organization, first President of Israel (elected February 1, 1949, ... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2017 07:31

$45.00
153806

THOMAS EDISON Falls into Coma & Al 'Scarface' Capone to be Guilty 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371938723841

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 17, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Falls into a coma - would die next day * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial * Would be found guilty on this day The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON IN DEEP COMA" with subheads. (see) Edison would die on the following day. Page 4 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AS 'NO PIKER' EXTOLLED IN PLEAS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the day he would be found guilty of tax evasion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise generally nice.

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Ends June 02, 2017 15:41

$38.00
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
152957

Rare SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT w/ Outer Green Wrapper 1878 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894407498

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Aug. 10, 1878 This title was a totally separate, stand-alone publication from the more well-known SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. The outer green wrapper, rarely present, is included and is extremely decorative. The entire front page is on: "The Art Of Preserving The Eyesight" carrying over to pg. 2 as well. The ftpg. has 5 related illustrations. A great issue for an ophthalmologist. Sixteen pages plus the cover, good condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:19

$34.00
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
152409

EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY Kodacolor Motion Pictures Advertisement 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391713620548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1928 * George Eastman Kodak Company * Color home movies - Rochester NY * Motion pictures - Kodacolor Page 11 has a full page advertisement for the "Eastman Kodak Company" for the newly recent invention of "KODACOLOR Home Movies in Full Color" (see) News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice cond... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2017 16:43

$34.00
152354

CHARLES LINDBERGH Invents Perfusion Pump (Artificial Heart) 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371875001746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1935 * Charles Lindbergh & Dr. Alexis Carrel * Perfusion pump (artificial heart) invention * Albert Einstein gets Harvard honorary degree The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Carrel, Lindbergh Develop Device To Keep Organs Alive Outside Body" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the invention of the Carrel-Lindbergh perfusion pump, used to preserve organs outside the body. Lengthy text continues inside with photos of Lindbergh and Carrel. The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN AND MANN GET HARVARD HONOR" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Albert Einstein receiving a honorary degree at Harvard Univer... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2017 08:28

$44.00
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
151769

DEATH RAY - BEAM Invented ? for Military Use by Guglielmo Marconi 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371855134443

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1935 * Guglielmo Marconi - Italian inventor * Death Ray - beam invention ? The top of page 17 has a two column heading: "Marconi Ready to Take Micro-Wave to War; Said to Have Tested Halting Planes in Air" (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 subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:17

$33.00
151608

ORVILLE WRIGHT Brothers vs. Samuel P. Langley 1ST AIRPLANE Flight 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687683747

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1928 * Orville Wright - Brothers * Samuel Pierpont Langley * 1st airplane flight ? Page 8 of section 9 ( near back) has three column headlines: "ORVILLE WRIGHT HAS RENEWED HIS CLAIMS", "Airplane Inventor Contends That the Langley Machine Was Not the First Capable of Free Sustained Flight...." with related photo. See photos for partial text here. Also the front page of the sport's section has a nice photo of Babe Ruth and headings concerning spring training. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 100+ page thick Sunday edition, light even toning, a little margin wear and tear, generally good.

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Ends February 25, 2017 07:53

$62.00
151423

THOMAS EDISON Etheric Force Electromagnetic RADIO Waves Discovery 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681627665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 3, 1875 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Discovers Etheric force * Radio waves Page 4 has most of a column taken up with: "Etheric Force" which notes in part: "...an ingenious person of telegraphic antecedents has just informed the world that he has discovered a new force, which he calls the 'etheric force'...This force, he assures us, is neither electricity nor magnetism, although it seems to be a sort of second cousin of the one...". This "ingenious person" was in fact Thomas Edison, and the "etheric force" he discovered was in fact radio waves. See the hyperlink for much more on this. This was from relatively early in Edison's career so he was not the household name he... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2017 07:22

$65.00
151419

Early YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Prints w/ Old Faithful Geyser 1880 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681072125

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 15, 1888 * Early Yellowstone Park The title is a bit of a misnomer as this was actually a separate, stand-along publication, not a supplement to the regular title. The front page features four illustrations showing: "Scenes In The Yellowstone National Park" including "On the Shores of the Yellowstone Lake" "Paint Pots" "The Beehive Geyser in Action" and "Old Faithful Geyser in Action". There is a related article: "Yellowstone Park" which carries over to take all of pg. 2, with most of pg. 3 taken up with 6 more prints from Yellowstone. Page 4 includes a nice print: "A Sketch In the 'Bad Lands' ". Sixteen pages, a few minor mends at th... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2017 15:39

$57.00
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... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:30

$268.00
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
151006

UNION STATION Worcester Massachusetts Railroad Train Station PRINT 1876 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669319352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 22, 1876 The front page features a nice print of: "The Union Railroad Depot, Worcester, Massachusetts" with related text. Other prints include: "Hat-Molding & shaping Machinery" "Mathewson's Steam Horse for Street Railways" "Seymour's Cotton Planter" "The Imperial Gardens at Schonbrunn, Austria" and more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:16

$29.00
151005

KINETOGRAPH 1st Motion Picture Camera Thomas Edison Invention PRINT1893 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669318244

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 20, 1893 * Inventor Thomas Edison * invention of the Kinetograph (historic) The top of an inside page has a very historic article headed: "First Public Exhibition of Edison's Kinetograph" which was essentially the beginning of the motion picture industry. The articles takes over a full column (see photos) & a portion includes: "...the duration of each image is one-ninety-second of a second, and the entire strip passes through the instrument in about thirty seconds. In the kinetograph each image dwells upon the retina until it is replaced by the succeeding one & the difference between any picture & the succeeding one or preceding one is so slight as to rend... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:14

$127.00
149998

Rare Devoted to TELEGRAPH INVENTION Title New York City 1868 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391639083221

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JOURNAL OF THE TELEGRAPH, New York, July 1, 1868 * Devoted to the telegraph As the title would suggest, this is a newspaper devoted almost exclusively to the world of telegraphy. Although not a new invention at this time, it was when use of the telegraph was expanding rapidly around the world. It's modern equivalent might be a computer magazine. Complete in 8 pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, some wear with a few small holes to the front leaf.

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Ends December 29, 2016 15:44

$26.00
149598

ELI WHITNEY Cotton Gin Invention & Andrew Jackson INDIANS 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789423131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23, 1818 * Inventor Eli Whitney * Cotton Gin invention An extremely significant back page report is headed: "Labor Saving Machinery" includes: "There is now annually raised...with Mr. Whitney's machine, about one hundred millions of pounds of short staple cotton. To pick that quality by hand...before his invention would require the constant labor of 330,000 workers...". (see photos). Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin revolutionized the cotton industry. Before his invention farming cotton required hundreds of man-hours to separate the cottonseed from the raw cotton fibers. His machine could generate up to fifty pounds of cleaned cot... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:24

$42.00
149590

BUFFALO BILL William F. Cody Snake Oil Medicine ENDORSEMENT 1892 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623208563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING BEE, Omaha, June 2, 1892 The bottom of page 7 has a nice illustration captioned: "Hon. Wm. F. Cody - 'Buffalo Bill' " which is essentially an endorsement by him of a patent medicine. He had become: "...afflicted with malaria. Knowing the virtues of Kickapoo Indian Sagwa, Mr. Cody sent...for this wonderful Indian remedy, & after using a few bottles was permanently cured..." with more (see). Eight pages, a small piece clipped from near the bottom of the front leaf, bit irregular at the spine, some edge tears.

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:08

$42.00
149173

GUGLIELMO MARCONI Ultra Short Wave Wireless Radio for SHIPPING 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391612808944

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1934 * Guglielmo Marconi invention * Ultra short wave wireless radio * For ship navigation in the blind The front page has a one column heading: "DEVICE BY MARCONI GUIDES SHIP IN FOG" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:37

$33.00
149152

INCANDESCENT LAMP Electirc Light Bulb Thomas Edison DISCOVERY 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371779267340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 15, 1880 * Incandescent light bulb (lamp) discovery * Inventor Thomas Edison * Menlo Park, New Jersey The back page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Edison's Latest Wonder" "The Electric Lamp Still Burning, Contrary to Current Opinion" "Edison Confident & Getting Ready to Make a Thousand Lamps a Day--A Visit to the Menlo Park Curiosity Shop". Great reading in his lengthy article, the result of a reporter's visit to his laboratories. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:04

$52.00
148929

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Cosmic Rays Letter to the Editor 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391606314983

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1932 * Nikola Tesla * Father of Radio Physics & more Page 20 under "Letters to the Editor" are small one column headings: "THE TESLA EXPERIMENTS" "Further Light Is Sought on Conclusions Regarding the Cosmic Ray" See images for text here. News, sports, and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:19

$42.00
148921

Earliest of AUTOMOBILES Locomobile Horseless Carriages PRINTS 1900 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371773706396

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 27, 1900 * Very early automobiles * Horseless carriages This issue features one of the earliest cover presentations of an automobile to be found in any publication--and great to have in this title. Full ftpg. shows the "Locomobile" with a sectional view showing the engine, boiler & tanks, plus an illustration of it "On the Road". Yet another diagram of it inside with a detailed article as well. Very displayable issue! Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some dirtiness, to the front page, tears at the bottom margin with some loss to the bottom of the 2nd leaf.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:07

$96.00
148771

WESSON COOKING OIL Cottonseed Vegetable Pioneer David DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391601008041

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1934 * David Wesson death * Cottonseed oil pioneer * All-vegetable shortenings The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "DAVID WESSON, 73, INVENTOR, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of David Wesson, food chemist who developed the novel process for deodorizing cottonseed oil for commercial use. 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 40 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 issu... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2016 14:48

$33.00
148623

THOMAS EDISON Famous Inventor Interview Depicted Humble Ordinary 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371765537316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 4, 1892 * Inventor Thomas Edison described as humble The top of the back page has: "Edison Isn't Proud" "His Hats & Cigars are Cheap & His Clothes are not a Bit Stuck Up". An interesting article on how "ordinary" Thomas Edison is, with a short interview with him as well (see). Four pages, very large folio size, a few minor archival mends, evenly toned, should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:36

$56.00
148603

GUGLIELMO MARCONI Wireless Telegraph Villa Griffone Italy Visit 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371765515437

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1934 * Guglielmo Marconi * Wireless telegraph * Villa Griffone The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Marconi Revisits Scene Of His Wireless Invention" (see) First report coverage on Guglielmo Marconi's visit to Villa Griffone for the 1st time in 30 years. 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality ... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:07

$33.00
148426

KODAK CAMERA Roll Film Inventor George Eastman AWARD 1930 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371760369689

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1930 * George Eastman gets recognition * Kodak camera inventor - roll film This 44 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 12 that include: "EASTMAN TO GET CHEMISTRY MEDAL" "Retired Camera Manufacturer Honored by Institute for Fostering Research" "A Pioneer In His Field" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, a little margin wear and irregular along spine, generally good.

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:21

$37.00
148388

SALT LAKE TABERNACLE City Mormons Temple Square Construction PRINT 1867 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391590772218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1867 * The Great Mormon Tabernacle at Salt Lake City, Utah An inside page of this scientific periodical has a very nice engraving captioned: "The Great Mormon Tabernacle at Salt Lake" with a related article as well. Additional articles are: "Densmore's Upright Boiler"; "Brown's Fruit Gatherer"; "Taylor and Laffeerty's Broom Head"; "White's Washing Machine" and much more. Complete in 16 pages, a little light foxing, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 09, 2016 13:04

$77.00
148346

FRITZ HABER German Chemist Nobel Prize Chemistry Winner DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371756104247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1934 * Fritz Haber death * German chemist Page 17 has a one column heading: "FRITZ HABER DEAD; NOTED AS CHEMIST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Fritz Haber, German chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his invention of the Haber-Bosch process. 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 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into th... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2016 13:02

$33.00
148301

CAPTAIN JOHN DONNELLAN Landmark Murder Case Trial John Hunter 1781 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371755308218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RUDDIMAN'S WEEKLY MERCURY, Edinburgh, Scotland, April 11, 1781 * Poison or Apoplexy? The Chirurgeon’s Verdict * Captain John Donnellan guilty & hanged All of pages 1, 2, 3 & most of pg. 4 are taken up with details of the landmark case in medical jurisprudence, the trial of John Donnellan for the murder of his brother-in-law. In brief, the case is noteworthy because of the involvement of John Hunter, the famous Scottish anatomist, who was called to give expert testimony. To the fury of the judge, and in marked contrast to the other expert witnesses, all of whom stated definitively that Donellan was guilty, Hunter was reserved, offering other explanations and pointing out that the scien... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:30

$97.00
148100

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371749517038

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Dec. 8, 1878 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric light bulb * Work in progress (rare report) Page 11 has nearly an entire column headed: "Electric Light" "It Can Be Divided, but Light by Incandescence Has Never Succeeded--Reasons of its Failure--The enormous Loss of Incandescent Light When Divided--Can Edison Overcome this Difficulty?" A wealth of other interest articles, many with an "Old West" flavor. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 29, 2016 15:31

$35.00
148023

THOMAS ALVA EDISON New Phonograph Invention Used in Address 1890 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748063521

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, March 5, 1890 * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison The top of the last column is headed: "Edison Address Bethlehem" "He Talks to a Select Audience Through a Phonograph and Then the Band Plays" which is an interesting article on how Edison "talked" to an audience through his new phonograph (see). Four pages, evenly toned, large folio size, nice condition but must be handled carefully.

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:31

$47.00
147460

BERT HINKLER Australian Aviator Airplane Pioneer BODY FOUND Italy 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371731438070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1933 * Bert Hinkler's body recovered * Australian aviator and inventor The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "BODY OF HINKLER IS FOUND IN ITALY" with subheads and photo. (see) Hinkler went missing almost 4 months earlier during a solo flight record attempt. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editi... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2016 15:00

$33.00
147202

Dalton Gang Confession, Guglielmo Marconi Telegraph - 1899 Historic Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371723493826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, March 29, 1899 * Dalton Gang Member Confesses * Guglielmo Marconi's Telegraph experiments Page 2 has a report: "Telegraphing Without Wires" which reports one of Marconi's early, successful experiments in radio transmission with a message sent across the English Channel (see). Pg. 2 also has; "OUTLAW'S CONFESSION" "May Save Two Innocents Serving Life Sentences For Murder" "An Organized Band of Robbers" "Who, According to the Confession of a Member of the Gang, Have Been Guilty of Many of the Crimes Charged Against the Dalton Boys...". Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, some old tape stain near the spine. Somewhat fragile & must be handled car... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2016 08:55

$48.00
147162

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor & the PHONOGRAPH Invention PRINT 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371720307412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1878 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Phonograph invention The prime content is the nice one-third pg. illustration captioned: "The Phonograph and Its Inventor, Mr. Thomas A. Edison." showing a young Edison with his newly invented & crude looking device which was his phonograph. There is a related article on the same page headed: "Mr. Thomas A. Edison" which includes: "...Every one is acquainted with his telephone, phonograph & other remarkable inventions...Mr. Edison is above the medium height & although he is only 31 years old, his iron gray hair & thoughtful eye show the effects of continued study. He is genial, liberal, and entirely unostentatious. His m... See More  

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Ends September 25, 2016 14:49

$147.00
146548

MORMONS Salt Lake City Founding & THOMAS EDISON'S Electic Light 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518794491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 12, 1880 * Mormons - Mormonism - Utah * Thomas Edison & Electricity Page 6 begins with a lengthy article headed: "A Mormon Anniversary" "The Journey of the Saints to Utah" "Gulls, Rattlesnakes, and Deceitful Guides as Divine Interpositions--The Story of the Founding of Salt Lake City", taking over a full column. Equally as nice is a; lengthy back page article headed: "An Inventor's Workshop" "What Edison Has Accomplished--His Carbon Lamp and its Latest Modification" "Speedy Introduction of the Light Promised--His Various Patents and Designs--The Electric Railway". This article takes nearly two columns with much detail (photos show just the beginn... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:28

$79.00
146508

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Naval Consulting Board Chairman PHOTO 1915 Science Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518423780

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 2, 1915 * Thomas Alva Edison The color cover shows soldiers scaling the side of a mountain. Items within include: "The Exchange of Severely Wounded Prisoners" "The Development of the Army Pistol" The Naval Advisory Board of Inventions" which includes a photo of: Thomas A. Edison, Chairman. More articles concerning the military. Complete in 36 pages and is in nice condition except for a lite library ink stamp at the top of the front page.

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Ends August 27, 2016 07:11

$48.00
146483

NEW YORK CRYSTAL PALACE 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391517892293

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 20, 1853 An early issue of this still-publishing periodical. The ftpg. shows: "Iron Refining & Puddling Furnaces". Pg. 2 has lengthy text on "The Crystal Palace" in New York. Pg. 5 shows: "Brown's Improvement on Saw Mills". Sixteen pages, good condition.

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:11

$27.00
146378

THE STEAM PLOW Joseph Fawkes Agricultural Invention Testing 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516025157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 29, 1859 * Joseph Fawkes & his steam plow Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Successful Trial Of Fawkes's Steam Plow" Text takes up 2 1/3 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 24, 2016 15:08

$28.00
146317

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Electric Light Bulb Inventor Death BURIAL 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371689770290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, October 22, 1931. * Inventor Thomas Edison death * Funeral - burial ceremony The top of the front page has one column headings: "EDISON LAID AWAY TO REST" "Famous Inventor Sleeps Beneath Great Oak Tree" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, generally gold.

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Ends August 20, 2016 15:43

$35.00
146281

ENIAC 1 1st Electronic COMPUTER Turing-Complete Invention 1947 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371688869155

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 12, 1947 * Eniac 1 invention (early computer) * 1st electronic computer * Aberdeen Proving Ground Page 21 has one column headings: "COMPUTING 'BRAIN' WILL 'MEMORIZE'" "Machines Shown at Aberdeen Promise to Be Immense Aid to Science and Business" See images for text here. Historic. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the presen... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2016 14:51

$48.00
146267

Early CIGARS MAKING Cubans Rolling Tobacco PRINT & Article 1872 Old Magzine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391512066223

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 30, 1872 Among the wealth of interesting inventions & improvements of the day are articles on: "Cigar Making" with a ftpg. illus and article; "Hay And Straw Stacking Apparatus" "Sewing Machine Treadle and Casters" and much more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 19, 2016 14:23

$30.00
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