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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
163530

Gangster BUGSY SIEGEL Murder Inc. Harry Greenberg ASSASSINATION 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372295425903

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 25, 1939 * Gangster Benjamin Bugsy Siegel * Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg murder Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Gangster, Slain on Coast, a Lepke Aide; One Deported, He Slipped Back to U.S." (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. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the da... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2018 14:52

$50.00
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
163957

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


eBay Auction Item # 392046597415

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 May 25, 2018 08:12

$49.99
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
163907

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


eBay Auction Item # 392046106338

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 May 24, 2018 13:06

$37.00
163899

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the Assassins BOOTH Hunted 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392046059801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln Murder * Trial of the Assassins * Hunt for John Wilkes Booth The entire front page is taken with with lengthy & detailed text on the trial of the Lincoln assassin conspirators, with first column heads including: "THE TRIAL" "Additional Evidence of Dr. Mudd's Complicity with the Assassins" "Interesting Testimony of Jett, a Rebel Soldier" "Harold Announces Himself and Booth as the Murderers" "The Pursuit of Booth and Harold" "Atzerott's Connection with the Plot" and more (see). This reporting carries over to take half of the back page as well. The inside pages also have other items relating to events of the end of the Civil War. This is ... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2018 11:31

$24.99
163886

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


eBay Auction Item # 392045445252

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 May 23, 2018 14:28

$149.99
163245

DAVID PORTER TRIAL - The Shakers - Creek Indians & White Slaves 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024451268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 3, 1825 Page 3 has an interesting article: "White Slaves". Elsewhere are: "The Shakers" with some details on them at Watervliet, New York; over 4 pages taken up with: "The Trial of Commodore Porter" concerning his general court martial for invading a town in Puerto Rico, which includes 2 letters signed in type: James Monroe & one signed: D. Porter. Near the back are two pages with much detail on: "Affairs of the Creeks". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, great condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. Wikipedia notes: "Niles...Register (was) one of the most widely... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:34

$26.00
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
163086

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392021221020

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial beginning * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SCOPES JURY CHOSEN WITH DRAMATIC SPEED AFTER PRAYER OPENS PICTURESQUE TRIAL; STATE FIGHTS TESTIMONY BY SCIENTISTS" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, some archival mending on page 2, generally nice.

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:16

$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
162243

GENERAL WILLIAM HULL Sentenced to Death & James Madison Pardoned 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372250190356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, May 17, 1814 * General William Hull death sentence * Cowardice and neglect of duty * Pardoned by James Madison The front page includes: "Convention For the Exchange of Prisoners" 'Proclamation of Blockade" which takes most of a column & is signed: Alexander Cochrane; "Trial, Sentence, and Pardon of General Hull" for his surrendering of Detroit to the British, which includes: "Sentence - The said brig gen. Wm. Hull to be SHOT to death..." but he was pardoned by the President, signed in type: James Madison (see). Also "Gen. Hull's Address" which carries over to pg. 2 & is signed: William Hull. Other war reports include; "Another Naval Victory" "The Peacock Arrived at Sa... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:26

$46.00
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
162027

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243334791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 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 threre column headline at the top of the front page: "JUDGE SHATTERS THE SCOPES DEFENSE BY BARRING TESTIMONY OF SCIENTISTS; SHARP CLASHES AS DARROW DEFIES COURT" with many subheads. (see) The very detailed coverage carries over to take most of page 2 as well. 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 24 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:15

$56.00
161975

ROSENBERGS Julius & Ethel Atomic Bomb USSR Spies Trial BEGINS 1951 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372242398867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1951 * Julius & Ethel Rosenberg trial begins * Russian spies - atomic bomb information Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "3 Go to Trial Here as Atom Spies; War Crime Guilt Can Mean Death" with first report coverage carrying over to page 15 with photos of the accused. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 68 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2018 16:47

$62.00
161937

MARIE ANTOINETTE re. Execution Death & President George Washington 1794 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372241018533

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1794 * re. Marie Antoinette beheading * President George Washington Although there is a wide range of interesting content in this issue, the prime content is likely a report headed: "The Execution of the Queen", which has in the first paragraph: "...informed the Convention that the trial of Marie Antoinette had lasted three days--that, being found guilty, she had been condemned to death, and had been executed an hour ago...". The balance of the report concerns the two defense attorneys who were detained presuming Marie Antoinette had disclosed some "...secrets of importance" to them, but their testimony was they received nothing of substance from h... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:08

$57.00
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
161455

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391985275325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The front page has considerable coverage of the famous John Scopes "monkey trial" with: "BRYAN, MADE WITNESS IN OPEN AIR COURT, SHAKES HIS FIST AT DARROW AMID CHEERS; APOLOGY ENDS CONTEMPT PROCEEDINGS" with many subheads including: "Dramatic Scenes In Trial" "Bryan Fixes Flood's Date & Defends Johan & Joshua" "Admits Some Allegories" "Angered, He Shouts That He Is Fighting for God Against America's Greatest Atheist" "Big Crowd Watches Trial Under Trees" "Applauds Bryan's Defense of the Bible and Laughs at Sallies of Darrow" "Scientists Present Case" "Declare Teaching Would ... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2018 14:20

$72.00
161364

WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN Scopes Monkey Trial Attorney Fame DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372224859636

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1925 * William Jennings Bryan death * Scopes Monkey Evolution Trial fame The top of the front page has a four column headline: "W.J. BRYAN DIES IN HIS SLEEP AT DAYTON, WHILE RESTING IN EVOLUTION BATTLE; HAD SPOKEN CONTINUOUSLY SINCE TRIAL" with many subheads that include: "Heart Disease Causes End" "Rigors Of Trial Blamed" and much more. A two column photo of Bryan as well. Much more on page 4. 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 30 pages, light toning with a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends March 18, 2018 15:39

$78.00
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
161189

Early ADOLPH HITLER Nazis Party Movement SA & SS Men Joint Rally 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391978110451

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1931 * Adolph Hitler rally in Brunswick, Germany * Sturmabteilung (SA) and Schutzstaffel (SS) men * Nazi movement prior to Hitler's coming to power * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HITLER UNITES RANKS OF THE OLD GERMANY TO WAR ON BRUENING" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Adolph Hitler's Nazi movement rally at Brusnwick, Germany. Page 4 has a one column heading: "GANG TUTOR SLATED TO TURN ON CAPONE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edit... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 16:37

$38.00
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
159911

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372170345169

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with reports on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson, with column heads: "WASHINGTON" "The President's Designs in Regard to the War Dept." "The Articles of Impeachment Reported to the House of Representatives" "The Question of Colored Congressmen from the Southern States" "The Impeachment--The Articles of Impeachment Before the House--The Evidence to Sustain Them--Probable Length of the Trial--Legislation Practically Suspended During Its Progress". Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends January 18, 2018 07:39

$31.00
159873

Actor and Director WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR Shot Dead Murder 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391946059412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1922 * William Desmond Taylor shot dead The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "MOVIE DIRECTOR FOUND MURDERED IN LOS ANGELES" "William Desmond Taylor of The Famous Players Is Shot Dead in His Home" "Jealousy May Be Motive" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day. 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 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: William Desmon... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 15:02

$52.00
159791

DANIEL EDGAR SICKLES Philip Barton Key Murder Trial VERDICT 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165810207

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1859 * Daniel Edgar Sickles trial verdict * Philip Barton Key murder Page 6 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Comments On The Trial of Daniel E. Sickles" concerning his the controversial trial for the murder of Philip Barton Key, and was historic for being the first use of the temporarily insanity plea. One of the comments begins: "Whatever may be alleged to the contrary, no impartial man can go back to the beginning of this tragedy without being convinced that every effort of ingenuity, perversion, and misrepresentation was employed to prejudge its merits & prepossess the public in favor of the prisoner..." (see). Much other discussion as well. Eight pag... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:13

$42.00
159490

Rare 18th Century CRIMINAL Trial Judgement French Republic 1794 BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939647026

Shown is an original & historic old broadside, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Interesting French criminal broadside announcing the acquittal of a trial against Etienne Michaud. Headed in large type at the top (translated): JUDGMENT OF THE CRIMINAL COURT of the Department of Rhone, Who Declares Etienne Michaud Acquitted of The Charge Against Him." followed by details of the result of the trial. There is a "dateline" at the middle; "Du 17 Floreal, l'an second de la Republique francaise une & indivisible." above which has been penciled "May 6, 1794" being the second year of the new French Republic. Measures 14 3/4 by 20 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:44

$300.00
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