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165876

BATTLE OF RIDGEWAY Near Fort Erie Ontario Canada FENIANS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392099298217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Fenian raids in Canada * Jefferson Davis treason trial Pages 4 & 5 have over 2 columns of text headed: "THE FENIANS INVADE CANADA" "A Sharp Battle And A Retreat" "The Invaders Surrender to the United States Forces" "Operations Along the Frontier". The Fenians were a fraternal organization dedicated to the creation of an independent Irish republic. Page 5 has: "The Trial of Jeff. Davis--Opening of the U.S. Court at Richmond...Action of Davis's Counsel" and more.

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:33

$33.00
165803

Colonel AARON BURR Treason Trial Alexander Hamilton DUEL Fame 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392097738880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 30, 1807 Over half of the ftpg is taken up with: "Trial of A. Burr" concluded from a previous issue. Page 3 has: "Trial of Aaron Burr - On the Indictment for a Misdemeanor. Examination of Evidence". The bkpg. has an ad: "Capitol of the United States" noting that it will not permit visitors so that the on-going work can be finished on time. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:49

$27.00
165488

Jewish LEO FRANK Found Guilty Mary Phagan Atlanta Ga MURDER Case 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372383092678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, Aug. 26, 1913 * Leo Frank found guilty * Mary Phagan murder case The top of the third column has heads on the famous Leo Frank murder trial, a sensation at the time which would become a made-for-TV movie in the 1990's. "LEO FRANK GUILTY OF MURDER OF GIRL" "Superintendent of Atlanta Pencil Factory Unmoved" "Crowd Cheers Verdict" "Mounted Police Disperse Manifestants Outside Court" "Frank's Wife Collapses" and more subheads. The case had strong anti-Semitic overtones as Frank was Jewish. Before his sentence could be carried out Leo Frank was abducted and hanged by a lynch mob. Today, the consensus of researchers on the subject holds that Frank wa... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2018 15:15

$63.00
165383

FLOYD ALLEN Gang HIILSVILLE Virginia Courthouse Shootout Murders 1912 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392088670530

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS SCIMITAR, Memphis, Tennessee, May 17, 1912 * Floyd Allen clan - gang * Hillsville VA Virginia The ftpg. has column heads: "FLOYD ALLEN FOUND GUILTY BY TRIAL JURY" "Leader of Notorious Virginia Band of Mountain Outlaws Convicted on Charge of Murder in First Degree" "Penalty Is Death In Electric Chair" "Verdict Brings to a Close third Chapter in History of State's Bloodiest Crime--Man Hunt Still in Progress". This is the case of Floyd Allen, patriarch of the Allen clan of Carroll County, Virginia. He was convicted and executed for murder in 1913 after the sensational courthouse shootout recorded in these two issues that left a judge, prosecutor, sheriff, and two others dead. Allen... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:27

$47.00
165928

LEE BIBLE Race Car Driver Land Speed Record Ormond Beach KILLED 1929 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 392102416907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass., March 14 & 15, 1929 * Race car driver Lee Bible killed * Land speed record attempt * Ormond Beach, Florida The sport's section (page 4) of the 14th issue has a one column heading: "Tragedy Again Mars Daytona Speed Trials" with subhead: "Lee Bible, Driver, and Pathe Camerman Killed. (see) You also get the March 15 issue which has a small photo on the front page with caption: "His Last Photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Each issue is complete with 16 pages each, light toning at the margins, s few biding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends August 21, 2018 08:11

$39.99
165894

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Concentration Camp AUSCHWITZ Josef Kramer Trial 1945 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372401082499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1945 * Jewish Holocaust coming to light * Nazi-occupied Europe exterminations * Josef Kramer "The Beast of Belsen" trial Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "SS Killed 4,000,000 at Oswiecim, Prosecutor Says at Kramer Trial" Coverage continues inside with photo of Kramer. What better evidence to confirm of what really happened then having a 1st hand account from the day it was first reported. Other news, sports and and advertisements of the day throughout with much on World War II. 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, al... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2018 14:01

$37.00
165238

LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Meriwether & William BOOK Notice 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084829145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 21, 1807 * Lewis and Clark expedition The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details (see). All this takes an entire column. Part of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Aaron Burr" with considerable detail, and another, smaller report on pg.3: "Trial of A. Burr". Four pages, some minor loss at the blank spine, very nice ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:39

$78.00
165811

VERY 1ST PARACHUTE JUMP Parachutist M. Charles Guille Balloon 1819 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392098223237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 7, 1819 * America's first parachutist * 1st parachute jump in U.S. * M. Charles Guille Beginning n the ftpg. is a report of the first manned parachute (made from a balloon) headed: "Mr. Guilles Ascension". It includes in part: "The scene was interesting beyond all expectation. At an early hour in the afternoon every carriage requisition for the Gardens, and Broadway, the Bowery and all roads leading to that place were crowded...". The article carries over to page 2 where is: "...At 18 minutes past six, Mr. Guille advanced to...the circle, and after making some... examination ...of the cords, which connected the Parachute with the Balloon, he took ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 08:01

$49.99
165049

Rare COLUMBUS OHIO Post Civil War Henry Wirz & Jefferson Davis 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080125275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1865 * Henry Wirz trial * Jefferson Davis From shortly after the end of the Civil War but still with war-related reports including: "Returned Soldiers" "The Real Abolition Platform of Ohio" "Mustering Out Negro Troops" "The Wirz Trial" "Trouble Brewing in the Abolition Camp" "Jefferson Davis" "An Interview With the President" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:45

$28.00
165032

ADMIRAL JOHN BYNG Trial for Battle of MINORCA Failure 1757 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363669269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1757 * Admiral John Byng trial * HMS Monarch - Royal Navy * Battle of Minorca failure The first four pages have extensive coverage headed: "Abstract of the Trial of the Hon. Admiral John Byng..." for failing to relieve a besieged British garrison during the Battle of Minorca at the beginning of the Seven Years' War. Relating to this is another article, 7 pages: "Account of the Siege of St. Philip's Fort in the Island of Minorca" continued from a previous issue. Also within: "Account of the British Plantations in America" which examines New Jersey and Pennsylvania in much detail. Also: "An Essay of the Jews, by M. de Voltaire". Near the back is ... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:20

$54.00
164968

Gangster BUGSY SIEGEL Murder Inc. Harry Greenberg ASSASSINATION 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358996623

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, November 25, 1939 * Gangster Benjamin Bugsy Siegel * Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg murder Page 8 has a one column heading: "Gangland Victim Linked to Lepke" with subhead. (see) First report coverage of the murder of gangster Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg by Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel and a few others. Of course Siegel is not mentioned in the report because they didn't know who committed the murder at the time. A key event in Siegel's crime career prior to his Las Vegas venture. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In November of 1939, Siegel, Whitey ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:12

$40.00
164892

KID CANN Minneapolis MN Jewish Mobster Gangster ACQUITTED Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076113142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1936 * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a one column heading: "KID CANN ACQUITTED IN LIGGETT MURDER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld. 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 issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscr... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:41

$39.00
164887

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON ENGLAND 1739 Old Original British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076100478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 28, 1746 The ftpg. has a brief item relating to the Jacobite Rebellion (see). More on this on pg. 4 in a letter from Carlisle noting in part: "There are in this place 350 rebel prisoners & it is agreed that every 20th man of the common men shall take his trial...The Grand Jury have found 125 bills against the Rebel prisoners..." with more. The bkpg. also has a letter from Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, present-day Canada, followed by a letter from Newport, Rhode Island (see). Pages 2 & 3 are taken up with ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:18

$38.00
164830

JOHN BROWN DEATH SENTENCE Harpers Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection 1859 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071974160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 3, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Sentenced to death (hanging) * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia WV The top of page 3 has column heads on the trial of John Brown for his raid on Harper's Ferry, including: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Continuation of the Trial of the Conspirators" "John Brown Sentenced to Suffer Death on the Second of December" "The Speech of the Culprit" which is included here; "Conviction of Edwin Coppic, Charged with Treason, Conspiracy & Murder" and more. Twelve pages, irregular at the spine margin from disbinding, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:33

$68.00
164784

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372344486772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, April 3, 1875 * Henry Ward Beecher * Elizabeth Tilton * Adultery trial * Victoria Woodhull This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "FRENZIED TILTON" "A Startling and Desperate Sequel to the Great Scandal" "He Challenges Beecher to Fight a Duel" and more. Text takes up all of the front page and over three more columns inside. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2018 15:18

$34.00
164718

Martin Niemöller Anti-Nazi Lutheran Pastor First They Came ARREST 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372342351756

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1938 * Reverend Martin Niemöller rearrested * Ant-Nazi theologian and Lutheran pastor * Famous "First they came..." statement fame Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Niemoeller Freed in Reich, Then Rearrested; Is Seized After Conviction at Sedition Trial" First report coverage on anti-Nazi theologian, Reverend Martin Niemöller, freed then rearrested. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & line... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2018 14:53

$39.00
164166

NUREMBERG TRIALS BEGIN Nazis War Criminals Herman Goering & More 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319082248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 19, 1945 * Nuremberg trials begin * Hermann Goering - Rudolph Hess The top of the front page has a two column heading announcing the opening of the Nuremberg Trials: "Humanity's Case Against Hitler Regime Set Forth In Historic Indictment" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:29

$42.00
164091

1950 Israeli Knesset Proclaims Jerusalem as its Capital - Newspaper (Boston)


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313897471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, MA, January 26, 1950 Although it flew under the radar, on January 23, 1950 Israel's Knesset (Parliament) declared Jerusalem to be the capital of the State of Israel by a overwhelming 60-2 vote. The declaration made their stance effective back to 1948 - when Israel Statehood was enacted. Many newspapers did not report this event, but the lack of reporting does not diminish its significance. Page 2 of this issue has, under the heading, "Jerusalem Listed As Israeli Capital," details concerning this historic vote (see images). Another inside article has, "Jesse Owens Is Acclaimed Greatest Of Track Athletes." Additional coverage in the issue includes a front... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:18

$165.00
164035

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Pre Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048628592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Fights to reverse execution sentence Over half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed & overturned. Eight pages, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2018 14:59

$29.00
163979

Rare TOMBSTONE AZ Pima County Arizona 1880 Old Newspaper w/ Wyatt Earp Mention


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046806722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY NUGGET, Tombstone, Pima County, Arizona, November 18, 1880 * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame * Rare Wyatt Earp mention This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. This rare issue was printed less than a year before this famous gunfight and is replete with advertisements with a distinctively Western theme. Has all ads on the front page, including: "The Arizona Corral", "The Palace Saloon" and "The Crystal Palace" among many others. Page 2 has a large ad for "Shaffer & Lord" described as the "Original Miners and Prospectors Store... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:05

$765.00
163922

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046177612

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. Complet... See More  

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:18

$129.00
163669

DOCTORS' TRIAL Karl Brandt Nazis Human Experimentation GUILTY 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392039940974

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 20, 1947 * Doctors' trial ends w/ guilty verdicts * United States of America v. Karl Brandt * Nazi human experimentation - Jewish holocaust The front page has a two column heading: "Hitler's Doctor, 14 Others Guilty In Medical Experimentation Trial" First report coverage continues inside with photo of Dr. Karl Brandt. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 08, 2018 15:18

$39.00
163525

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392034745159

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 2, 1862 * From the Confederate capital The front page includes: "Unionism in the South" "The Battle of Kernstown" "Col. Vance of North Carolina" "A Year of Trials" & more. Inside includes: "The Battle of Kernstown - An Interesting Narrative" "The Blockade" "Confederate Congress" "Scouting in the West" and more. Four pages, bit of foxing, very nice condition. Great content for a Confederate newspaper.

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Ends June 02, 2018 14:46

$93.00
163316

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286981408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The first column of the front page has some very nice heads in larger type than normal announcing the capture of the President of the Confederacy, Jeff Davis, including: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "THE CAPTURE OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He is Surprised at Irwinsville, Ga., on the 10th" "Jeff. Tries to Escape in Women's Clothes" "A Painful Mistake" and more. Plus there is a ftpg. article headed: "The Assassination" with courtroom testimony taking over 3 columns--interesting reading. There are further reports and headlines on page 6 as well, with the heading:... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2018 14:40

$163.00
163168

PATTERSON V. ALABAMA Scottsboro Boys U.S. Supreme Court Decision 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372281816314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1935 * Patterson v. Alabama decision * United States Supreme Court case * Scottsboro Boys rape case * Jury of African-Americans The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NEW TRIAL ORDERED BY SUPREME COURT IN SCOTTSBORO CASE" with subheads. (See) Much more on page 15 with complete text of U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Patterson v. Alabama was a United States Supreme Court case which held that an African-American defendant is denied due process rights if the jury pool excludes African-Americans.

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Ends May 18, 2018 15:29

$42.00
162938

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017877214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 31, 1799 * 18th century American title Page 3 has an uncommonly lengthy account of the: "Trial & Execution of Joseph Persons, For Desertion", the report taking a full column. The back page has the: "Speech of the Secretary at War to the Chiefs & Warriors of the Poutewatamy, Ottewa, and Chippewa Nations" taking over a full column. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:48

$43.00
162869

CHAPPAQUIDDICK ACCIDENT Mary Jo Kopechne & Senator Ted Kennedy 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372273770882

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 25, 1969 * Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne * Chappaquiddick Island incident The front page has a six column headline: "KENNEDY FACES TRIAL, POSSIBLE PRISON TERM" with subhead. (see) Nice to have coverage from a Massachusetts publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with reporting on the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Complete with all 44 pages, minor right margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2018 14:59

$52.00
162792

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL BEGINS Evolution Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392013913026

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial begins * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow This issue has considerable coverage of the famous John Scopes "monkey trial" with a one column heading at the top of the front page: "DAYTON KEYED UP FOR OPENING TODAY OF TRIAL OF SCOPES" with subheads. (see) This very famous trial involved high school science teacher, John Scopes, who was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act which made it unlawful to teach evolution. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 05, 2018 15:25

$44.00
162788

MARY HARRIS Abraham Lincoln's Assassination Trial ACQUITTAL 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372269963617

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial * Mary Harris acquitted * Reconstruction era The top of the front page has: "Mary Harris' Trial" "Conclusion of the Washington Murder Case" "Exciting Scenes in the Court" "Sharp Practice of the Lawyers for the Defence" "Verdict of Acquittal" (see photos). Other news of the day. Eight pages, untrimmed, some margin wear with tiny tears, generally good.

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Ends May 05, 2018 15:16

$44.00
162704

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267799240

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 23, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins * John Wilkes Booth & Jefferson Davis The ftpg. has an article: "The Conspiracy--An Interview Between Booth & Davis" with details of the meeting, beginning: "Booth commenced by saying that a plan was formed by parties in the Northern States & Canada, friends of the Confederacy, to capture or to assassinate Mr. Lincoln..." with more fascinating text (see). Top of the ftpg. has: "The Trial of the Assassins" which takes nearly a full column, and half of pg. 3 is taken up with: "GEN. SHERMAN" "His Official Report" "From Atlanta to Savannah" "A Valuable Contribution to the ... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:36

$63.00
162609

IRMA GRESE Female SS Guard Beast of Belsen Jewish Holocaust Trial 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392009678535

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 27, 1945 * Female SS guard Irma Grese * Bergen-Belsen concentration camp trial * Jewish Holocaust - exterminations - atrocities Page 12 has a one column heading: "BELSEN TORTURES BY WOMAN LISTED" with subhead. (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 42 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 rathe... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:18

$40.00
162478

PRESTON TUCKER Not Guilty of Fraud 1948 Torpedo Sedan AUTOMOBILE 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256515398

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SNETINEL, Massachusetts, January 23, 1950 * Preston Tucker not guilty * Automobile designer & entrepreneur * 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame The bottom of the of front page has a one column heading: "Tucker's Group Found Innocent In Fraud Case" (see) Complete with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1949, Preston Tucker surrendered his corporate records to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. United States Attorney Otto Kerner, Jr. began a grand jury investigation in February 1949. On March 3, 1949, a federal judge handed control of the Tucker Corporation over to Aaron J. Colnon an dJohn H. Schatz. Soon th... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2018 15:12

$37.00
162467

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256481510

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow This issue has considerable coverage of the famous John Scopes "monkey trial" with a one column heading at the top of the front page: "BRYAN THREATENS NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO BAR EVOLUTION" with subheads. (see) This very famous trial involved high school science teacher, John Scopes, who was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act which made it unlawful to teach evolution. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 22, 2018 14:25

$44.00
162352

WORLD WAR I OFFICIALLY ENDING Germany & the Treaty of Versallies 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392004061191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1919 * World War I officially ending * Treaty of Versailles signing imminent The top of the front page has a 3 line banner headline: "GERMANS VOTE, 237 TO 138, TO SIGN TREATY; MAKE RESERVATIONS, WHICH PARIS REJECTS, ON WAR RESPONSIBILITY AND KAISER'S TRIAL" with various related subheads. Indeed, the official signing of the Versailles Treaty would happen just 5 days later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:51

$46.00
162343

NEVADA GAMBLING Legalized Reno NV & Divorce Pre Las Vegas Strip 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392004051079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1931 * Gambling becomes legal in Nevada (historic) * Divorce legalized as well Page 17 has one column headings: "SIX-WEEKS DIVORCE MADE LAW IN NEVADA" "Secret trial Provided--Governor Also Signs Bill to Legalize Gambling--Reno Prepared" (see) A historic report on the legalization of gambling that would eventually lead to the business boom of the famous Las Vegas strip. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:34

$52.00
162337

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Contempt of Court Trial Begins w/ Photo 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392004047589

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. United States * Contempt of Court trial starts w/ photo The front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE PUT ON TRIAL; COURT ROOM GUARDED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Capone. He would be found guilty and be sentenced to Cook County Jail for 6 months. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:28

$46.00
162302

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252897547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 3, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The front page has: "Andersonville" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday--Gen. Bragg Relieve from Duty as a Member of the Commission--Obstreperous Conduct of Counsel Baker". Inside has: "Alabama on the Negro". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:55

$29.00
162062

Nathan LEOPOLD and Richard LOEB Plead Guilty BOBBY FRANKS Murder 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372244159356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1924 * Bobby Franks murder * Nathan Leopold and Richard Leob both plead guilty The top of the front page has one column headings: "SLAYERS OF FRANKS BOTH PLEAD GUILTY; JUDGE HOLDS FATE" "Tense Audience Hears Darrow Throw Leopold and Loeb on Mercy of Court" "Does Away With Jury Trial" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends April 08, 2018 15:57

$40.00
161786

Historic NRA National Rifle Association - Organization CREATION 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372236548787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 22, 1871 * Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association The back page has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the hyperlink notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent 5 days previous on Nov. 17, and this report notes: "The Rifle Association met last evening in the armory...Capt. Wingate presented to the meeting certified copies of the papers of incorporation. On behalf of the Committee on By-laws, Col. Church reported a complete set, which were adopted. the Association then adjourned." And s... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2018 15:58

$96.00
161749

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Contempt Trial & Beer Baron Business Profits 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391991079325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. United States * Contempt of Court trial decision (day of) * Beer baron makes fortune in illegal alcohol Page 12 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AFFIDAVIT UNDER FIRE IN TRIAL" with subheads. (see) He would be found guilty on this day and be sentenced to Cook County Jail for 6 months. Also on the same page is a two column heading: "Capone Declared to Get $2,000,000 a Week From 25,000,000-Pint Chicago Beer Business" (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, al... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2018 16:07

$42.00
161748

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235697032

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, 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 March 30, 2018 16:06

$44.00
161285

Historic & Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL Revolutionary War 1775 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222627375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 1, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown * American Revolutionary War * The gunpowder incident The most significant content would be a fine account of the very historic Battle of Bunker Hill, being a letter datelined: "Watertown, June 22" and includes in part: "Before this reaches you, you will doubtless hear of the engagement of last Saturday between our troops and those of the army at Boston; but lest you should not be well informed, I will now undertake to give you as regular an account as can at present be obtained..." and what follows are the details of the battle, one portion including: " ...Last Friday evening, a detachment from the ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:37

$7,950.00
161121

WALL STREET PANIC & Jefferson Davis Treason Trial 1865 Post Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977316499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 16, 1865 * New York City Wall Street * Post civil war stock market * Jefferson Davis treason trial Ftpg. column heads include: "The State Prisoners & Their Treatment" "The Freedmen of Virginia!" and much more. Inside has: "Trial of Jeff. Davis" "The Policy of President Johnson" "Business Excitement in New York" "The Suspension & Failure of Several Houses" "Immense Fraudulent Over-Issue of Gold Checks" which is on the Wall St. panic of 1865. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 2 folds, some staining inside.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:57

$34.00
161022

Rare SALEM WITCHES TRIALS 17th Century Book Advertisement 1693 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391975670097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 11, 1693 * Rare Salem witch trials advertisement * Very early and rare 17th century title The back page has an advertisement for the book "The Second Edition of the late TRYALS of several WITCHES in New-England. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour." (see) This is the only periodical we have ever seen with any reference to the famous witch trials at Salem, Massachusetts, as the London Gazette made no mention of the trials or the executions A very uncommon item and the only period mention of this very notable event in American history. Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, minor damp stain a... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 14:58

$345.00
161020

Rare 18th Century REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Western Hemisphere MAP 1776 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214603384

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776 The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College." The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludgate Street, May 1, 1776". It measures 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, small repair to a lower corner, otherwise in very nice, clean condition. There is a related article within this issue concerning the map. The issue begins with some lengthy: "Debates in the Present Parliament" continued from a previous issue, with much discussion concerning ... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 14:52

$388.00
160938

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York & Patrick Henry Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391973665142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1776 * Battle of Long Island * Revolutionary War * Patrick Henry This issue is filled with a great wealth of notable content concerning the Revolutionary War, however the prime piece here is the nice foldout map titled: "Sketch of the Country Illustrating the late Engagement in Long Island". The map measures 9 by 13 inches & shows the region from Amboy in New Jersey to "Hamsted Plains" and a bit beyond, and north to West Chester & New Rochelle. Points of interest on the map include New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Jamaica, "Flat Bush", New York, Harlem & Flushing. Also shown on the map are Bergen Point, Staten Island Oyster Bay, Governor's Island, King's Bridge & ... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:18

$535.00
160838

Rare POPISH PLOT re. Catholic Leaders Phony Conspiracy 1679 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971627133

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 17, 1679 * Popish Plot The front page has a report from Madrid with Judaica reference: "...from the Pope, requiring him to send some of the processes made by the Inquisition against the Jews to Rome, that so the Pope might see their manner of proceedings declaring them if in ten days time he did not deliver them to the Nuncio, that he should be ipso facto suspected & all the Inquisitors excommunicated..." (see). Also of significance is a back page report concerning the 'trial of the five Catholic Lords' involved in the Popish Plot. It mentions that 4 or them (Lord Belasyse was too ill to attend): "...were brought to the Bar, where kneeling & ten standing... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:53

$175.00
160221

Confederate President JEFFERSON DAVIS Indictment for High Treason 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183714847

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 11, 1866 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Official indictment for treason Page 3 has an article: "Jeff. Davis Indicted for Treason" which has near the beginning: "Yesterday Jefferson Davis was indicted for treason by the Grand Jury of the United States...and the trial of the prisoner, it is supposed, will take place in June..." with more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:52

$38.00
160156

KEN KOENECKE Brooklyn Dodgers MLB Baseball KILLED on Airplane 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178820388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1935 * Len Koenecke killed on airplane * MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "KOENECKE'S PILOT IS HELD AS SLAYER" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: After being sent home from the road trip, he caught a commercial flight for New York City. During the flight, he drank a quart of whiskey and became very drunk. After harassing other passengers and striking a stewardess, the pilot had to si... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2018 07:48

$45.00
159976

ANITA HILL Clarence Thomas Harrassment Trial & REDD FOXX Death 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171508680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 12, 1991 * Anita Hill & Clarence Thomas trial * Comedian actor Redd Foxx death The two-line banner headline reads "Hill's New Harassment Allegations Draw Angry Denials From Thomas" with subhead "Hearings: The law professor testifies that the nominee often spoke to her about sex. Judge calls the proceedings 'a high-tech lynching for uppity blacks.'" This also includes two large photos of both Clarence Thomas and Professor Anita Fay Hill. There are additional articles on the front page and more inside the issue. Also within this issue is the reporting of the death of comedian Redd Foxx. "Redd Foxx, TV's 'Sanford,' Dies of Heart Attack at 68". Other news, sports ... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:17

$90.00
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