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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
146208

THOMAS EDISON Inventor Becomes Sick Ill - Prelude to Death ? 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391511256270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Edison becomes ill * Prelude to his death shortly after ? The front page has a one column heading: "THOMAS EDISON ILL; DOCTOR FLIES TO HIM" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with photo. (see) Edison would die about 2 months later. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 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 editio... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2016 15:17

$40.00
146153

GUGLIELMO MARCONI Short-Wave Radio Telephone CELL PHONE Predicted 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391510327214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 27, 1932 * Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi * Short-wave radio telephone service The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Marconi Sees Short-Wave Phone in Daily Use; Finds Rays Can Be Bent Around Earth's Curve" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:33

$33.00
145992

DUGALD CLERK Two-Stroke Engine Maker & Abraham E. Lefcourt DEATHS 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391502857851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1932 * Dugald Clerk death (1st report) * Two-stroke engine inventor * Abraham E. Lefcourt death (1st report) * Manhattan real estate developer Page 17 has a one column heading: "SIR DUGALD CLERK, INVENTOR, DEAD"" with subheads. (see) Also on the same page is: "A. E. LEFCOURT DIES SUDDENLY AT 55" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report these deaths 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... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2016 15:06

$33.00
145946

1932 ROCKET Mail Airplane Aviator REINHOLD TILING Pre Test Flight OLD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371677205334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 3 only, February 28, 1932 * Reinhold Tiling * German rockets pioneer Page 4 of this section has small one column headings: "German Plans Rocket Test" "Inventor of Mail Plane Will Try It This Spring" (see) Coverage on the upcoming test of the 1st rocket mail plane by Reinhold Tiling. See image for brief text here. Complete section 3 only with 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2016 06:12

$28.00
145797

KING CAMP GILLETTE Safety Razor Disposable Blade Invention DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391496569292

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1932 * King Camp Gillette death * Best selling safety razor inventor * Freebie marketing pioneer Page 13 has a one column heading: "K. C. GILLETTE DEAD; MADE SAFETY RAZOR" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of King Camp Gillette, inventor of the best selling version of the safety razor. 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 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 remai... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2016 14:13

$38.00
145770

ALEXANDER WINTON Motor Carriage Company Automobile Pioneer DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669695642

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1932 * Alexander Winton death (1st report) * Winton Motor Carriage Company founder * Scottish-American bicycle & automobile inventor Page 21 has a one column heading: "ALEXANDER WINTON, AUTO PIONEER, DEAD" with subheads. (see) He formed one of the very first American companies to sell a motor car. 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 & stur... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:46

$34.00
145746

Great AUTOMOBILE NUMBER Color Prints & Photographs 1917 Scientific American


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391495736619

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 6, 1917 This issue features a color cover" "A Graphical Representation of the Magnitude of the Automobile Industry". Throughout the issue are various articles & photos concerning the automobile industry, however other topics are reported as well. The back page is a color advertised for "Firestone Tire" and the inside back cover is a color ad for the "Willys Knight" automobile. Complete in 56 pages, light damp staining to the bottom and right margins, generally good

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Ends July 29, 2016 14:52

$46.00
145581

Very Early 19th Century AUTOMOBILE Electric Design Diagrams 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491323449

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Nov. 26, 1898 Taking most of the front page are four illustrations and an article: "A Design For An Electric Automobile Vehicle." which is a three-wheeled bicycle with a motor on the back. Other inventions with prints and text throughout. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:49

$28.00
145255

JOHN ERNST WORRELL KEELY New Motor Vaporic Invention Scam ? 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371656583606

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, October 29, 1881 * Early scam artist ? * Non steam Motor This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "The Keeley Motor Difficulty" (see) Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2016 15:44

$32.00
145238

1878 Montana Territory - Stradivarius, Publius Lentulus' Jesus, Perpetual Clock


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391484300770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana, March 30, 1878 A great issue from when Montana was still a Territory, not gaining statehood until 11 years later. The front page has: "Perpetual Motion Accomplished", which tells of the inventor Daniel Drawbauch's perpetual motion (magnetic) clock. Also on page one: "THE SAVIOR", being a description of Jesus by Publius Lentulus, President of Judea during the reign of Tiberius Caesar, and another article telling of the auction of a Stradivarius violin, signed and dated 1709, for $4,420. Page 3 has: "Territorial News" and a wealth of other news tidbits. Four pages, a great wealth of illustrated advertisements, and in very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2016 15:19

$45.00
144316

Inventor THOMAS EDISON Historic Electric LIGHT BULB Invention PRINTS 1880 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371629988348

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 10, 1880 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Historic Electric light bulb The photos shows the nice page 5 illustration captioned "Edison's Latest Electric Lamp" with the companion article headed "Edison's Latest Electric Light" explaining this new and improved lamp which used a new type of carbon referred to as the "horseshoe" form of the carbon. A very nice, graphic item on Thomas Edison & perhaps his most famous invention. The illustration measures 8 by 6 inches. The front page has 3 illustrations: "The Merchants Telephone Exchange New York City", and a report: "The Telephone Central Office System". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 15, 2016 14:57

$158.00
143851

SIR WILLIAM MILLS British Hand Grenades Bomb Inventor DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371615316674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1932 * Sir William Mills death (inventor) * Mills bomb - British hand grenades Page 24 has a one column heading: "SIR WILLIAM MILLS, INVENTOR, DIS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir William Mills, inventor of the Mills bomb (British hand grenades). 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 & sturdy into the pres... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:28

$34.00
143679

ISAAC NEWTON LEWIS World War I Era U.S. Army Gun Inventor DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443054558

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1931 * Isaac Newton Lewis death * Lewis Gun inventor - WWI era * Osman Ali Khan & Mahatma Gandhi Page 25 has a one column heading: "COL. LEWIS, FAMOUS INVENTOR, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Isaac Newton Lewis, United States Army officer and the invenotr of the Lewis Gun. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 individual... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:05

$34.00
143633

Historic TELEPHONE IINVENTION Alexander Graham Bell's Discovery 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371609468024

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 6, 1877 * Alexander Graham Bell * Invention of the telephone The front page of this issue features a nice illustration of "Bell's New Telephone", plus "Applications Of Professor Bell's New Telephone" which shows individuals using the improved device. An article titled: "The New Bell Telephone" describes the improvements made in the telephone, beginning: "Professor Graham Bell's telephone has of late been somewhat simplified in construction and also arranged in more compact portable form...". The report also summarizes the working principles of the "apparatus" and discusses how the phone can be used on a large scale or for special applications. The report... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2016 14:58

$175.00
142894

INVENTION OF TYPEWRITER John Pratt of Centre Alabama Pterotype 1867 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422452979

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1867 * Inventor John Pratt - pterotype * Invention of the typewriter The front page has an article: "Improved Portable Photographic Apparatus" which 2 illustrations of: "Houston's Portable Photographic Camera" (see). But the most significant item in this issue is the page 3 article headed: "Type Writing Machine" which begins: "A machine by which it is assumed that a man may print his thoughts twice as fast has he can write them & with the advantage of the legibility, compactness & neatness of print, has lately been exhibited before the London Society of Arts by the inventor, Mr. Pratt, of Alabama..." (see). Depending on what source you read, John Pr... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:51

$96.00
142893

GOLD SEAL WINERY (Urbana) Hammondsport Steuben Co New York PRINTS 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422452421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 7, 1880 * Gold Seal Winery (Urbana) prints * Hammondsport, New York The front page is entirely taken up with six illustrations captioned: "Wine Making--The Urbana Wine Company, Hammondsport, N.Y." with the largest print showing workers in the finishing room (see photos). A very nice & displayable issue for any wine collector. Relating to this on an inside page is an article taking two-thirds of a page titled: "American Industries--Wine Making". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:50

$48.00
142892

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589768693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor * Early baseball science A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper travels through a little machine, the sounds of the latter are magnified....Speech has become, as it were, immortal....the new invention is purely mechanical--no electricity is involved. It is a simple affair of vibrating plates, thrown into vibration by the human voice....The invention...the credit of which is due to Mr. Thomas E... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:49

$245.00
142615

THOMAS EDISON Supports 18th Amendment Prohibition Law Enforcement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371583352722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1930 * Inventor Thomas Edison * U.S. Prohibition support * Anti beer - liquor law Page 17 has a one column heading: "EDISON SEES BOON IN PROHIBITION LAW" with subheads. (see) See images for a question/answer article showing Thomas Edison's support for the Eighteenth Amendment. 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 advertisement of the day. Complete in 52 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 April 23, 2016 13:41

$33.00
142535

MARCHESE GUGLIELMO MARCONI Marine Radiotelephone Experiments 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582450804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1930 * Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi * Marine radiotelephone experiments * Yacht Elettra laboratory Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Marconi Perfecting Automatic Radiophone; To Install System From Rome to Sardina" (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 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:01

$34.00
142265

CHARLES A. LINDBERGH Receives Harmon Trophy w/ Orville Wright 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572719388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1928 * Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh * Airplane inventor Orville Wright * Harmon Trophy presentation Page 5 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH SHARES HONOR WITH WRIGHT" with subheads that include: "Inventor Escorts Ocean Flier to Conference Platform to Receive Harmon Trophy" and more. (see) First report coverage on Orville Wright presenting aviator Charles A. Lindbergh with the Harmon Trophy as the annual world's outstanding aviator. 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 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:58

$37.00
142222

SHORTWAVE RADIO Beam Wireless Telephone Transmission Experiments 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371571817584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 19, 1928 * Shortwave radio advancements * Beam wireless telephone * Transmission both ways Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Beam Radio receives Code and Speech at Once In Promising Tests of Two-Way Transmission" (see) Other news, sports 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 present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A few small bi... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:48

$37.00
142031

KARL BENZ German Engine Designer & 1st Automobile Inventor DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567401351

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1929 * Karl Benz death (1st report) * German engine designer * Inventor of 1st automobile ? * Mercedes-Benz co-founder Page 25 has a one column heading: "CARL BENZ, 84, DIES; MADE FIRST AUTO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of German engine designer, Karl Benz. He is generally regarded as the inventor of the very 1st automobile powered by a internal combustion engine. 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 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, w... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:09

$57.00
142005

TELEGRAPH INVENTION Samuel Morse Code Electromagnetic Experiments 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371566781785

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 24, 1842 * Samuel Morse * Telegraph invented The bottom of the back page has a report headed: "Electro Magnetic Telegraph" which includes: "...states that S. F. B. Morse, of New York, is now exhibiting to committees appointed by congress to examine the subject, his invention by which two persons, however distant, may converse with each other. There is every probability that he will be afforded the means of fully testing its practicability. It would be a wonderful improvement indeed, if effected." And what an understatement that was. This was the beginning of distant communication which continues to evolve to this day. Other articles of interes... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2016 15:30

$57.00
141920

Historic TELEPHONE INVENTION Alexander Graham Bell's Discovery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565144559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 21, 1876 * Alexander Graham Bell * Invention of the telephone Page 8 has a somewhat inconspicuous report of an invention that would change society forever: the telephone. From this humble beginning the world of communication was born (although the telegraph preceded this), one which dominates our world to this day. The article, near the top of the page, is headed: "Audible Speech By Telegraph" with subheads: "Prof. A. Graham Bell's Discovery--Successful and Interesting Experiments Between Boston and Cambridgeport". The text details the conversation between Bell and Thomas Watson, including verbatim text (see), ending with: "...Conversation was then carried on for... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2016 12:35

$185.00
141650

1st Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company in 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371559818624

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 10, 1898 * 1st ever automobile advertisement (historic) * Horseless carriage This is a very significant magazine in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" notes that the mentioned advertisement was the first automobile ad ever published in America. It is not the first appearance, which was in the issue of July 30, 1898. A back page advertisement is headed: "Another Lot of New Ones" and describes the "A DELIGHTFUL DRIVE" manufactured by "The Winton Motor Carriage Co., Cleveland, Ohio". The advertisement is 2 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches and includes a small but nice woodcut of the car. Sixteen pages, full of... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2016 16:14

$55.00
141380

Best THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Invention w/ Print 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371555453015

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877 * Inventor Thomas Edison * The phonograph invented * Best title to have this in ? Page 2 has an extremely significant article headed: The Talking Phonograph" which begins: "Mr. Thomas Edison recently came into our office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank, and the machine inquired as to our health, asked how we liked the phonograph, informed us that it was very well, and bid us a cordial good night. These remarks were not only perfectly audible to ourselves, but to a dozen or more persons gathered around, and they were produced by the aid of no other mechanism than the simple little contrivance explained and illustrated below..... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:31

$298.00
141006

PROHIBITION 18th Eighteenth Amendment to be Repealed ? Drys Wets 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391378074528

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1930 * Prohibition - 18th Eighteenth Amendment * Wets vs. Drys in Washington D.C. The front page has a two column headline: "DRYS PORTRAY PROHIBITION AS BASIS OF PROSPERITY; EDISON AND FORD FOR LAW" with subheads. (see) Was this the beginning of the fight to repeal prohibition ? Lengthy text continues inside. 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 p... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2016 15:50

$34.00
140356

Very Early ANIMATED CARTOONS Film Making Drawings Print 1916 Science Magazine


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1916 The entire front page is taken up with an illustration captioned: "Animated Cartoons In the Making: Filming the Successive Drawings." showing a man doing just that. An inside page is entirely devoted to: "Animated Cartoons in the Making--How 16,000 Drawings are Prepared & Photographed in Producing 1000 Feet of Motion Picture Film" with related photos as well (see). This gets back to the earliest period of cartoon making for motion pictures and certainly a significant issue for any collector of cartoon, animation or film history. Sixteen pages, partial embossed library stamp to a lower corner & minor loss to the lower left blank margin of the front le... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:12

$120.00
140233

Rare MILAN Erie & Huron County OHIO Village - Edison's Birthplace 1873 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MILAN ADVERTISER, Ohio, November 26, 1873 * Erie & Huron County * Thomas A. Edison birthplace This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting period advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, piece torn away along the top margin, minor light foxing, otherwise quite nice.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:36

$34.00
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JOHN DILLINGER HUNTED Bastrop LA Negro Lynching & Nikola Tesla 1934 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 10, 1934 * Nikola Tesla- father of the radio * Bastrop, Louisiana Negro lynching * Outlaw John Dillinger hunted Page 8 has one column headings: "LOUISIANA NEGRO LYNCHED" "Taken From Bastrop Jail and Hanged on Court House Lawn" First report coverage on the lynching of Andrew McLeod in Bastrop, Louisiana. Page 19 has one column headings: "Nikola Tesla 78 Today" "Inventor Who Holds 700 Patents Will Spend Day Working" (see) The back page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER HUNTED NEAR FOND DU LAC" with subheads. (see) He would be killed about two weeks later in Chicago. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the ... See More  

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Ends January 16, 2016 11:32

$46.00
138734

Very 1ST ROCKET AIRPLANE FLIGHT Fritz Von Opel's Lippisch Ente 1928 NY Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1928 * Fritz von Opel - Fritz Stamer * Very 1st rocket powered aircraft flight * Lippisch Ente aircraft Page 29 has one column headings that include: "FLIES WITH ROCKETS AT TERRIFIC SPEED" "German Used Them to Propel Glider in Experiments. Berlin Press Reports" "OPEL MANTAINS SECRECY" and more. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st flight by a rocket powered aircraft. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. wikipedia notes: The Ente (German: duck) was the world’s first rocket-powered full-size aircraft. It was designed by Alexander Lippisch as a sailplane and first flow... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:00

$56.00
138340

JACK SHARKEY Beats Max Schmeling BOXING TITLE & Nikola Tesla 1932 NYC Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1932 * Jack Sharkey vs. Max Schmeling * Heavyweight boxing championship fight * Nikola Tesla - father of radio The front page has none column headings that include: "70,000 SEE SHARKEY OUTPOINT SCHMELING TO WIN WORLD TITLE", "Boston Heavyweight Triumphs Over German in 15 Rounds in New Bowl", "OFFICIALS VOTE 2 TO 1" and more (see) Much, much more on pages 28 & 29 with headlines, photos and round by round coverage. Loads of text, too much to photograph here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially here as the fight was at Madison Square Garden. Page 12 has a one column heading: "TESLA, INVENTOR, 75, ATT... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:34

$52.00
138290

TELEPHONE INVENTION Inventor Thomas Edison w/ Descriptiom PRINT 1879 Magazine


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 27, 1879 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Telephone invention Inside has an article: "Edison's Latest Telephone" which is very descriptive text on it. Included as well is a nice illustration captioned: "Edison's New Telephone". Various other inventions & scientific improvements of the day in this issue. Sixteen pages, some minor staining, generally nice.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:14

$48.00
138289

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River New York City Under Construction PRINT 1877 Magazine


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 10, 1877 * Brooklyn Bridge - East River * Under construction print The front page has a large illustration: "The Foot Bridge Over The East River, New York." Also has three diagrams relating to the construction of the foot bridge, and a report: "The East River Bridge."This is the construction of the world-famous Brooklyn Bridge, and a nice item for display. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:13

$63.00
138288

Inventor THOMAS EDISON Electrical Railway Railroad PRINT & more 1880 Magazine


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 5, 1880 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric railroad - railway An inside page has a very interesting illustration of: "Edison's Electrical Railway" with a related article as well. The full ftpg. has 8 illustrations of the: "Manufacture of the Weston Differential Pulley Block, Yale Lock Manufacturing Co.." which exists to this day. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:12

$37.00
138162

Early TELEVISION John Logie Baird TV Invention w/ Photos 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1928 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions - experiments Page 10 has one column headings: "RECORD REPRODUCES SCENES WITH MUSIC" "Baird Combines Electric Phonograph With Television Principles in Disk Device" "Double Grooves Utilized" and more. (see) Also a banner headline on page xx12 (near back): "TELEVISION'S RADIO CAMERA TAKES PANORAMIC SCENES" with subheads and related photos. 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. I suspect this ... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:04

$73.00
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Old Radio TELEVISION TV Tests General Electric Visual INVENTION 1928 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1928. * Early television experiments - tests * Before it became a reality * Caveman technology to today's standards The front page has one column headings that include: "RADIO TELEVISION TO HOME RECEIVERS IS SHOWN IN TESTS" "Pictures and Voices Clearly Seen and Heard in Three Schenectady Residences" "Sent Out From Laboratory" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 5 with related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 t... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2015 12:07

$56.00
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