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176083

ARNOLD PALMER "The King" Wins 2nd BRITISH OPEN Golf Tournament 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492622008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 14, 1962 * Arnold Palmer - golfer * British Open championship The top of page 24 has a two column heading: "Arnie Palmer Retains British Open Crown With Record Finish" with subhead and related photo. First report coverage on Arnold Palmer winning the 1962 British Open at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:19

$44.00
175634

Golfer BOBBY JONES British Open Championship St. Andrews Scotland 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372789768155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, July 13, 1927 * Golfer Bobby Jones * Open Championship * St. Andrews, Scotland This is section 3 only of the issue but it has its own masthead & dateline. The banner headline announces: "JONES LEADS CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND OF BRITISH OPEN TOURNEY" with a nice full-figure photo of Bobby Jones headed: "Champion Shows The Way". Also a subhead: "Super Putting Gives Bobby 68; Ties Course Mark" with more. A fine issue on noted golfer Bobby Jones from during the early prime years of his stellar career. Twelve pages, some minor margin tears, generally good condition.

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:55

$33.00
174480

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365012622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, May 16, 1780 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War The front page has: "America" with news from the New York Gazette including: "...the present government of the Province of Connecticut have refused their consent to the requisition made by the Continental Congress...for raising & paying into the rebel treasury...The same disposition prevails in the province of Maryland...we are informed that the enemies of Major General Benedict Arnold, after having prosecuted that gentlemen at a court martial..." with more. Page 2 includes: "Expectation still continues on ti-toe respecting Charles-Town...Should the British general succeed, it will be the severest blow the Americans have yet suffered &... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:23

$76.00
173739

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317903441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, April 4, 1780 * Rare Revolutionary War era title Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, including military reports. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2019 14:43

$29.00
173517

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689350133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 19, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title Two columns on pages 1 & 2 are taken up with: "Travels Through the Interior Parts of North America in the Years 1766, 1767, and 17678. By J. Carver..." which has some interesting reading. One item notes: "...many obstructions would arise to my scheme from the want of good maps and charts; for the French, whilst they retained their power in North America, had taken every artful method to keep all others nations, particularly the English, in ignorance of the concerns of the interior parts of it: and to accomplish this design with the greater certainty they had published inaccurate maps & false accounts, calling the different nations of t... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:18

$59.00
172931

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296825699

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, April 13, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title A newspaper from the middle of the Revolutionary War but I find only a few brief references to the war. Most of the content is European in theme. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:13

$28.00
172868

Air BATTLE OF THE RIVER FORTH Rosyth Naval Base Scotland 1939 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372667942829

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 17, 1939 * Battle of the River Forth - Scotland * Rosyth Naval Base - Firth of Forth * Supermarine Spitfires vs. Junkers Ju 88 The top of the front page has a five column headline: "NAZIS BOMB NAVY BASE IN SCOTLAND, HIT CRUISER, KILL 15, LOSE 4 PLANES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 with 2 related photos and map. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2019 14:26

$40.00
172590

LINCOLN ELLSWORTH Polar Explorer ANTARCTIC Airplane Flight Begins 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392286914267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 20, 1935 * Polar explorer Lincoln Ellsworth * Antarctic airplane flight begins The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ELLSWORTH OFF ON FLIGHT OVER ANTARCTIC WASTES TO BYRD'S LITTLE AMERICA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo of Ellsworth and related map. (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 ... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2019 15:27

$39.00
172516

NATHAN HALE HANGING Hanged Revolutionary War American Soldier Spy 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659070540

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, November 20, 1776 * Hanging of Nathan Hale - American Revolutionary War soldier & spy * "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" fame By far the most significant content is found on page 3 as it contains an exceedingly significant--albeit brief & inconspicuous--report of an event known by any student of American history. In a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York is: "...Yesterday we hanged an officer of the Provincials who came as a spy...". Noting that this letter is dated "From New York Island, Sept. 23", and with the records verifying that Nathan Hale was hanged on Sept. 22 in New York, it is very obvious that this "officer of the Provincials" was Nathan ... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:54

$535.00
172442

WALKER CUP Amateur Golfers Match won by U.S. & Francis Ouimet 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282158060

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 18, 1947 * Walker Cup amatuer golf match * Francis Ouimet - United States win * Old course at St Andrews, Scotland The front page of this section has a nice banner healdine: "U. S. GOLFERS REGAIN WALKER CUP, BEATING BRITISH, 8-4" with subheads and related photo. (see images). First report coverage on the United States team defeating the British in the Walker Cup Match at the Old Course at St Andrews, Scotland. The U.S. team captain was Francis Ouimet. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:34

$37.00
171700

CONTINENTAL ASSOCIATION Complete Text - We Will Die or Be Free 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263036111

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, December, 1774 Although formatted much like the more common "Gentleman's Magazine" this is a much more scarce title. "A Plan for Reconciling Britain and Her Colonies" asks 7 questions pertaining to this (see) with some thoughts. There are 13 1/2 pages taken up with some terrific content headed: "American Papers and Proceedings" near the beginning of which is a great report from New Hampshire noting: "All the commissioners, new counsellors, Tories, and their dependents are now in Boston; the country is pure & free from these contagious pests of human society. The soldiers are rebuilding the fortification, mount cannon., etc. to defend themselves & the Tories from the resentment of ... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:12

$177.00
171590

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON Scotland Estates 1689 England UK Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE ESTATES IN SCOTLAND, London, England, June 4, (1689) * Very rare 17th century title The year is printed in the dateline of the first report at the top of page 1 (see), as well as in the imprint at the bottom of the back page. A very rare newspaper from England dealing primarily with Parliamentary affairs. Most of the back page is taken up with: "Some of the Reasons for Turning the Present Meeting of Estates into a Parliament" A single sheet issue with untrimmed margins, measures 7 by 11 3/4 inches, a few light stains to the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:36

$165.00
171407

ENIAC 1 1st Electronic COMPUTER Turing-Complete Invented 1946 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372622280056

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 15, 1946 * Eniac 1 invention (early computer) * 1st electronic computer (historic) * John Mauchly & J. Presper Eckert Jr. The front page has a two column heading: "Robot Calculator Knocks Out Figures Like Chain Lightning" Page 2 has a photo of the inventors. Two more related photos are on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: ENIAC, short for Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer, was the first general-purpose electronic computer.... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:40

$147.00
170858

KING DAVID HOTEL Bombing Israel Judaica 1st Major TERRORIST Attack1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605789829

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 23, 1946 * 1st Major Terrorist Attack * King David Hotel bombing * Jerusalem Israel The front page has a great banner headline: "BOMB KILLS HIGH BRITONS" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 4 with related map. Photo of the hotel is on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The King David Hotel bombing (July 22, 1946) was a bomb attack against the British Mandate government of Palestine and its armed forces by member... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:38

$62.00
170339

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392226179690

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Oct. 10, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A somewhat short-lived colonial newspaper by a publisher with Loyalist leanings. The entire front page is taken up with: "Description of the Anaconda, a monstrous species of Serpent...". Page 3 has: "A Letter from Mr. Voltaire..." signed by him in type. Another page has a report from Charleston which begins: "The outrageous opposition lately offered to the civil authority near Marr's Bluff on Peedee River being at present a general subject of conversation & by many attributed to the people called Regulators..." with more (see). An item from Philadelphia includes: "...the General Assembly of this province broke up after finishing the necessary busine... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:39

$158.00
168526

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372507396578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Nov. 7, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A report from Charleston notes that: "About a dozen of the ringleaders of the late disturbance at Dr. Turnbull's settlement at the Mosquito Harbour in East Florida, we hear, have been secured...". This is followed by a lengthier report from Mecklenburg beginning: "Gov. Tryon has been here in person to command the militia intended against the Orange County regulators..." with much more. And a letter from London includes: "...Administration seems ashamed of what they did in the repeal of the stamp duty & are now determined to have obedience paid to all acts of parliament respecting America: For this end they propose to begin at Boston, where they say lies ... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2018 15:13

$166.00
167605

JOSEPH FARQUHARSON Scottish Scotland Landscapes Painter DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472317979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1935 * Joseph Farquharson death (1st report) * Scottish painter - Scotland landscapes The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "FARQUHARSON DIES; FAMOUS ARTIST, 89" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition, a little front page creasing, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:29

$38.00
166136

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111623107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Oct. 24, 1768 * Pro-British American publication * Boston is causing trouble A nice newspaper from colonial Boston, the hotbed of activity raging against the hated policies of Parliament towards the American colonies. This city & its environs saw much action against the Stamp Act, and would soon be the focus of the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the outbreak of war with the Battle of Lexington & Concord. All of the front page has reports of the "...Trial of John Grainger, Daniel Clark..." and others for "...shooting at John Green..." (see for beginning). Elsewhere are reports from Cambridge, Hartford, Newport, London, and other European cities. Complete in... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 09:41

$129.00
164969

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077825684

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. Fifty-six pages, a few cutouts on a couple unrelated inside pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: ENIAC, short for Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer, was th... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:13

$47.00
164876

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076092144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, March 14, 1768 * Pro-British American publication Inside has a report from Providence that: "...this colony...have appointed a committee to draw up an address to his Majesty & write to the Ministry & our Agent relative to the peculiar hardships & distresses the colonies are not labouring under." Other various news of the day from both Europe and the colonies. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/4 inches, very nice condition. A fine opportunity for a colonial Boston newspaper at a very reasonable price. This newspaper published only briefly from December 21, 1767 until 1770. The publishers, John Mein and John Fleeming, were both from Scotland. The Chronicle was a Loyalist pa... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:04

$147.00
164875

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355279281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, August 27, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory The front page has: "...a correct & authentic distribution of the British forces under the command of Sir William Howe, from an officer of distinction just arrived from New York." with a nice accounting of the troops (see photos). This is followed by an interesting item noting: "The paper currency of the American Congress is disgraced with an emblematical etching that is the most striking comment on their treasonable & rebellious principles..." with a description (see). Page 2 has a detailed account of military events in New Jersey (see) in a ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:03

$465.00
164717

LOCH NESS MONSTER Nessie Monster Scotland Lake HUNTED 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372342351029

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1938 * Loch Ness Monster hunted * Nessie mystery widens Certainly one of the more notable monster or creature searches in recent times is the Loch Ness Monster. Debate continues as to its existence. The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "TRAIL OF 'MONSTER' SEEN IN SCOTLAND" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning, some archival mending at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends July 20, 2018 14:52

$40.00
164429

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON Scotland Estates 1689 England UK Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372328856181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE ESTATES IN SCOTLAND, London, England, April 27, 1689 * Very rare 17th century title The year of this issue is printed in the dateline of the lead article on the front page, as the dateline contains only the month and day. This is issue #14 of a short-lived title which existed to report on the ongoing disputes between the Scots and English. Much of the front page is taken up with: "The Act for the Levying Horse for the Security of the Kingdom" datelined at Edinburgh. Various reports carry over to the back page, including: "...the Viscount of Dundee having fled to the North parts of this Kingdom with about 80 horse, a strong detachm... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2018 07:36

$178.00
163432

FIRST TELEVISION TRANSMISSION Demonstration by John Logie Baird 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392032114846

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 23, 1926 * First television transmission * John Logie Baird On the website: "Television History - The first 75 Years" is found: "On January 23, 1926, John Logie Baird (of Scotland) gave the world's first public demonstration of a mechanical television apparatus to approximately 40 members of the Royal Institution at his laboratory on Frith Street. These were images of living human faces, not outlines or silhouettes, with complete tonal gradations of light and shade." This very significant event marks the development of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. Page ten of t... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2018 14:09

$137.00
161580

Golfer BOBBY JONES British Open Championship St. Andrews Scotland 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391987640082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1927 * Golfer Bobby Jones * Open Championship * St. Andrews, Scotland The sport's section (page 15) has a banner headline: "British Open Golf Field Is Led by Jones, Whose 68 Ties St. Andrews Record" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the 1927 Open Championship at the Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, a few binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:17

$40.00
159784

Rare 17th Century NEWSBOOK London 1659 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944946198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: "THE PUBLICK INTELLIGENCER, Communicating the Chief Occurrences & Proceedings Within the Dominions of England, Scotland, and Ireland: Together with an Account of Affaires from Severall Parts of Europe.", London, August 1, 1659 * Very rare 17th century item Certainly one of the less common newsbooks from the 17th century. Newsbooks were the predecessors of today's newspapers, done in small size with one column yet published on a regular interval & each issue numbered and dated. As the title suggests this issue is filled with news reports from all corners of Europe, most concerning military affairs. This is from the closing period of the English Civil War with various items on the troubles ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:04

$545.00
158661

JOHN WILKES Radical Supporter of Americans 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917996081

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 29, 1768 * John Wilkes - radical * Pre Revolutionary War The first half of the newspaper is taken up with the continuation of the "Narrative of the Hon. Commodore Byron" on his expedition around the world in the 1740's. Near the back are reports from London noting in part: "...that most of the readers of our paper are such friends to liberty that they will receive with the most heart felt pleasure the news we give them this week that Mr. Wilkes, the great assertor of the liberties of this country, is now restored to all the rights & privileges of it, of which he has been long deprived by an illegal proceeding...". John Wilkes was a radical membe... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:32

$135.00
157414

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1743 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891687205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 24, 1743 * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. Heading the front page is: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in England, Scotland and America." This 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Ver nice condition, 5 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American periodical from such an early year. I... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 12:10

$110.00
156717

FRENCH and INDIAN WAR American Forts Diagrams w/ Description 1755 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877942275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: (discounted price) THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1755 * Diagrams of three American forts * The French & Indian War A 4 page article headed: "An Account of the British Trade & Settlements in North America from the French of Mons. Dumont, one of the Commissioners on the Part of the King of France for settling the Limits of the English & French Colonies in N. America." This is a terrific article on the early settlements of America by the contending nations of England & France & the troubles which brewed between them. It takes over 4 pages. Subheads at the top of the pages are: "New History of Hudson's Bay" and "Discovery & Settlement of Newfoundland and "French & English Contend for i... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:18

$75.00
156286

PRINCESS DIANA Death Chased by Poparazzi 1997 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372044776273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, August 31, 1997 * Diana - Princess of Wales * Tragic death from auto accident - being chased by paparazzi This 14 page, 1st section only newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "Car Crash Kills Princess Diana" with subheads and related photos. More inside (see images). This coverage tells of the tragic death of one of the most beloved figures of the late 20th century. This is the complete 1st section (only)., and is in good condition (see images). wikipedia notes: On 31 August 1997, Diana died after a car crash in the Pont de l'Alma road tunnel in Paris along with Dodi Al-Fayed and the acting security manager of the Hôtel Ritz Pa... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2017 11:46

$40.00
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
154400

GERMAN FLEET SCUTTLING Scapa Flow Scotland 1918 Ludwig von Reuter WWI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800459749

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, June 22, 1919 * Scuttling of the German Fleet (1st report) * Rear Admiral Ludwig von Reuter * Scapa Flow, Scotland The front page has a three column headline: "GERMAN CREWS SINK GERMAN WARSHIPS YIELDED TO ALLIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the scuttling of the German Fleet by Rear Admiral Ludwig von Reuter after the end of World War I. Other news of the day. Complete 1at section only with all 14 pages, light toning, a few bindings slits along the spine, generally good.

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:12

$39.00
152314

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873475262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 26, 1768 * Pro-British American publication * Boston is causing trouble The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War. All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony of the Massachusetts...upon this question--Whether to Surrender the charter, or suffer judgment to go against it?" (see), and further on is: "The Speech of His Excellency William Tryon...Commander in Chief in & over the Province of North Carolina". Other politically-related reports as well. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:20

$167.00
150867

JACK NICKLAUS Wins 1st BRITISH OPEN Golf Tournament Muirfield 1966 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826878826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 11, 1966 * Jack Nicklaus "The Golden Bear" * British Open golf tournament Page 5 has a one column heading: "Nicklaus Set To Fatten His Golf Earnings" Coverage on Jack Nicklaus winning his very 1st British Open golf tournament at Muirfield, Scotland. Complete in 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2017 15:09

$29.00
149350

LOCH NESS MONSTER Nessie Scotland Lake is a German Airship ? 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391618273367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1934 * The Loch Ness monster * Post Surgeon's photo Certainly one of the more notable monster or creature searches in recent times is the Loch Ness Monster. Debate continues as to its existence. The top of the front page has a brief article headed: "Calls Loch Ness Monster Part of German Blimp" (see) 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 present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the prima... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 12:59

$33.00
148567

RONALD MUNRO, 1st Viscount Novar Governor-General of Australia DEATH 1934 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595810786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1934 * Ronald Munro, 1st Viscount Novar death * Governor-General of Australia The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "LORD NOVAR DIES IN SCOTLAND AT 74" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Ronald Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar, Scottish politician and the sixth Governor-General of Australia. 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 26 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 13, 2016 14:13

$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
147583

DUNSINANE HILL Collace Scotland Macbeth's Castle Vault Discovery 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737070149

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 10, 1820 Page 3 has a curious article headed: "Macbeth's Castle" which reports the accidental discovery of a vault at Dunsinane Castle containing a large meteoric stone and two bronze tablets. (see). Some foxing in unrelated reports. Also: "Island Of Cuba - The Erection of the Constitutional Stone" Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:08

$29.00
146638

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON King William III Era Scotland 1690 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371699665468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARLIAMENT IN SCOTLAND, London, England, August 2, 1690 * Very rare 17th century title * Short lived publication * William III of England era A very rare title which lasted only from 1689 thru 1690. Crane & Kaye notes that only one American institution has any issues of this title. This issue is almost entirely taken with: "An Act for Visitation of Universities, Colleges and Schools" done at Edinburgh, July 4. This Act requires: "..from this time forth, no professors, principals, regents, masters, or others...be either admitted or allowed to continue in the exercise of their sad functions but such as do acknowledge and profess, and shall subscribe t... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:16

$160.00
145728

BONUS ARMY BILL Passes Congress & Helen Keller's Honorary Degree 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669599701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1932 * Bonus Army bill passes U.S. Congress * World War I veterans pay redemption * Heller Keller honorary degree at Glasgow University The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BONUS BILL PASSES IN HOUSE, 209-176; SENATE TO RUSH VOTE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues on page 2 with voting list. The Senate would defeat this bill which lead to a major conflict in Washington D.C. that Summer. Page 18 has a one column heading: "HELEN KELLER GETS DEGREE IN GLASGOW" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint,... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2016 14:18

$33.00
142710

Rare 18th Century GLASGOW SCOTLAND w/ Red Tax Stamp 1799 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418738754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLASGOW COURIER, Scotland, April 4, 1799 * Uncommon title * Red tax stamp (partial) * 18th century original A typical "newsy" newspaper of the day but a somewhat less common title from Scotland. Four pages, folio size, partial red tax stamp at the very top, very nice condition.

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Ends April 28, 2016 07:11

$27.00
142038

PRE REVOLUTIONARY WAR United Kingdom Edinburgh Scotland 1772 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567405769

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 3, 1772 * Rare title Pages 1 and 2 are almost entirely taken up with various European news, including military events, with pgs. 3 & 4 mostly taken up with ads. Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:18

$27.00
141235

BATTLES OF SARATOGA w/ John Burgoyne Surrender 1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 24, 1777 * Battles of Saratoga- New York * John Burgoyne's surrender The front page has an interesting article which includes: "Those worthy friends of this country, the Patriots, were, I find, quite cock-a-hoop upon the news of the surrender of Burgoyne's army. Nothing but public misfortunes can give them a chance of feeding upon the spoils of the nation, and therefore, like Cornish wreck-watchers, they look out with eagerness for a storm..." and near the end: "...who have prostituted themselves by espousing the cause of New England. If they want places, let them sue to the Congress, and implore the influence of Benedict Arnold in their favour." ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:15

$140.00
141234

CHARLESTON South Carolina General Augustine Prevost 1779 REVOLUTIONARY WAR News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 7, 1779 * Battle of Stono Ferry * Charleston, South Carolina * General Augustine Prevost Inside has: "...have advice of Charles-Town [Charleston] being taken by storm on the 10th of June last...schooner that had left New York six days who gave him an account that Charles-Town had surrendered to the King's forces on the 11th of June." Also: "...In the Maryland new papers it is mentioned that a feu de joye was fired on the 10th of June from the fort at Annapolis & from the ships, on account of the defeat of Gen. Prevost at Charlestown on the 19th of May; but...which left Philadelphia the 28th of June says that the defeat of Prevost did not then gain ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:14

$53.00
140736

KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION in 1761 Great Britain Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542182048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 26, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The front page has: "America" with reports from Boston concerning whaling, and North Carolina concerning flooding (see). The top of pg. 2 has a brief yet very historic announcement: "This day the ceremony of their Majesties coronation was performed in the Abbey church at Westminster." Much of the balance of page 2 has various accounts concerning the coronation of King George III and the related celebrations. He would be king of England during the Revolutionary War. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:34

$159.00
140392

LOCH NESS MONSTER Surgeon's Photo Nessie Scotland Lake 1ST REPORT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367772139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1934 * The Loch Ness monster * The Surgeon's photo (famous) discussed * First report Certainly one of the more notable monster or creature searches in recent times is the Loch Ness Monster. Debate continues as to its existence. The Surgeon's photo is surely the most famous piece of folklore regarding the Loch Ness monster. Although the photo does not appear in this issue, the description of the photo and details surrounding the taking of it - are very noteworthy. I have found the first report of this photo being taken by British surgeon, Colonel Robert Wilson in this venerable newspaper title. Page 9 has a two column headline that reads: "Surgeon Phot... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2016 06:37

$62.00
140122

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530040413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 9, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title The entire front page is taken up with the continued: "The History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War. Inside is mostly taken up with European reports, although a few brief references to the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, some notations in ads & margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2016 15:42

$37.00
139751

LOU GEHRIG 1,500th MLB Game Played Yankees & RMS QUEEN MARY 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391352248587

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1934 * Lou Gehrig 1,500th straight game played * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * RMS Queen Mary launching * Cunard Line ocean liner The sport's section (page 27) has one column headings: "GEHRIG HITS 48TH AS YANKS WIN, 5-0" "Surpasses His Best Home-Run Mark in 1,500th Consecutive Game--Mates Top Athletics" with box scores. (see) Page 9 has one column headings: "LINER 534 POISED FOR PLUNGE TODAY" "Giant Ship Creaks on Ways in Scotland as the Shoring Is Removed for Launching" "SAFETY DEVICES PREPARED" and more. (see) Coverage on the impending launch of the RMS Cunard Line Queen Mary. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World f... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:40

$39.00
138381

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Spain Spanish Troops to Assist Americans ? 1780 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322871871

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 12, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * Spanish troops to assist ? Page 2 has a brief item from Paris noting: "We know not positively whether the troops which the court of Spain is sending to America are to join those of France in order to reinforce the Americans, or whether they are destined for the Spanish colonies." but otherwise I find no content concerning the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:53

$31.00
138378

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488851350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 16, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "Some Account of the Life & Adventures of the Honourable JOHN BYRON, Vic-Admiral of the Blue, & Commander in Chief of the British Fleet in the West Indies." continued in a future issue. Inside has a letter from New York which includes: "...that four men of war, with heavy artillery, sent for to Savannah by Gen. Prevost were arrived...but the main body of the army were at Stone; that their situation was such as to cut off all communication between Charles-Town and the ocean..." and: "...that Gen. Prevost had been obliged to retreat from before Charlestown bu... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:50

$56.00
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