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DANIEL SICKLES Philip Barton Key Assassination TRIAL (3) 1859 Wash DC Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870116378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., a trio of issues April 21, 23, and 26, 1859 * Daniel Sickles trial * Philip Barton Key murder The first use of a plea of temporary insanity by a criminal defendant made the Daniel Sickles case noteworthy in American legal history. Daniel Sickles' murder of Philip Barton Key was the kind of crime that piqued the interest of many, captivating the nation's press. Not even the most high-browed Victorian could ignore a killing that occurred in broad daylight on a Sunday afternoon on the sidewalk surrounding Lafayette Park, literally so near the White House it could have been witnessed from its front windows. The accused, Dan Sickles, was a prominen... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:08

$54.00
152124

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867396425

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1859 * Daniel Edgar Sickles trial verdict * Philip Barton Key murder Page 4 has over a full column editorial headed: "The Acquittal of Mr. Sickles", which is concerning the controversial Daniel Sickles trial for the murder of Philip Barton Key, and was historic for being the first use of the temporarily insanity plea. The editorial begins: "The result of the Sickles trial takes nobody by surprise. Everybody expected it..." with much more (see photos for the beginning). The verdict of "not guilty" was handed down just two days previous. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:26

$36.00
151925

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal Trial SELF-HARM 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697902354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial - self-harm * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "'NOT IN RIGHT MIND,' FISH WROTE TO SON" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. 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, wit... See More  

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Ends March 09, 2017 15:32

$47.00
151899

Early FLORIDA Louisiana Ports Taxes re. The Stamp Act 1767 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860055248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 19, 1767 * Early Florida and Louisiana * re. The Stamp Act Page 2 has a report headed "America" with a New York dateline concerning a murder trial (see). Another page has a very brief report from New York noting: "It i very sickly here; the bloody-flux rages, attended with little or no fever, and carries off, in six days time, both old & young, 14 to 15 in a day." (see) The back page has an: "Extract of a Letter from New York" noting that "...no taxes or duties whatever will be exacted upon goods at any of the ports in Florida or Louisiana...We hear...American debts have actually been paid off to our merchants in England since the repeal of the Stamp A... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:35

$36.00
151890

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal Trial CONFESSION1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697020332

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial - Confession * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 3 is a one column heading: "'FISH SAYS HE SLEW THE GAFFNEY BOY" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high pe... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:17

$40.00
151849

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391694711776

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, May 13, 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: "THE SCANDAL" "The Notorious Woodhull in Court" and more. Text takes up almost 2 full columns. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:24

$30.00
151486

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL BEGINS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682895607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 22, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter - Georgia * Henry Wirz trial begins (1st report) Nice ftpg. heads include: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "Commencement of the Proceedings of the Military Commission in the Case of the Keeper of the Andersonville Prison" "Horrible Crimes with Which He is Charged" "How the Prisoners in His Charge were Maltreated" "Exposed & I Starved, Willfully Shot, Poisoned by Foul Vaccine Mater & Torn to Pieces by Dogs" "Horrible Catalogue of Crimes..." with more. This is the opening day of this historic trial which lasted over two months. Eight pages nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2017 13:36

$44.00
151451

MIKE TYSON Heavyweight Boxing Champion 10-Year Sentence for RAPE 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682018734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDIANAPOLIS NEWS, March 26, 1992 * Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson * 10 year Sentencing for rape * Best title to be had ? The front page has a banner headline: "Tyson gets 10-year term" with subhead and photo. (see) More on page 2. First report coverage on Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson being sentenced for the rape of Desiree Washington. Nice to have from the city where the trial and verdict took place. Complete in 40 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2017 15:14

$34.00
151450

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron Tax Evasion Acquittal 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371843771419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer acquitted * Jewish-American gangster tax evasion trial The top of the front page has two column headline: "SHULTZ IS FREED; JUDGE EXCORIATES JURY OF FARMERS" with a subheads. (see) Lengthy first report continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, a few light stain spots of the front page (see), minor spine wear, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2017 15:12

$40.00
151375

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842086662

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The first column has heads on the trial of the warden of Andersonville Prison: "The Wirz Trial" "Additional Chapters of Southern Prison Horrors" "Further Illustrations of the Mode of Warfare of the Modern Chivalry". Pg. 4 has an editorial on Wirz as well. Eight pages, small hole to the right side of the front leaf, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:21

$29.00
151322

Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Hauptmann LADDER Evidence 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371841173627

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann & the ladder traced to him ? * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "EXPERT TRACES TOOL MARKS ON LADDER TO HAUPTMANN, PART OF WOOD TO HIS ATTIC" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small address stamp in the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends February 15, 2017 14:50

$36.00
151288

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Loads of Testimony 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838874102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann Picked Out * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "CONDON NAMES HAUPTMANN AS 'JOHN' WHO GOT RANSOM; PARRIES DEFENSE'S ATTACK" with subheads that include: "Points To Suspect Thrice" "Says Prisoner Asked Him, 'Would I Burn if Baby Was Dead?'" and more. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small address stamp at top right corner, generally nice.... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2017 14:52

$36.00
151216

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Loads of Testimony 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837078547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Jr. Baby Kidnapping Trial * Mother and father take the stand * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a four column headline: "COL. AND MRS. LINDBERGH ON THE STAND; MOTHER IDENTIFIES BABY'S GARMENTS; FATHER SAYS HE HEARD LADDER CRASH" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:36

$57.00
151161

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal Trial WEIRD ACTS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371836291038

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1935 * Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "FISH'S WEIRD ACTS TOLD BY CHILDREN" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:14

$45.00
150822

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal Trial REMORSEFUL? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826554765

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1935 * Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 22 has a one column heading: "FISH CONFESSED FEELING OF GUILT" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. 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 percenta... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:06

$40.00
150555

SMITH ACT TRIALS Communists Party of USA Socialsts GUILTY Verdict 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818746725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1949 * Smith Act trials of Communist Party leaders * Socialists - socialism - guilty verdict (1st report) The top of the front page has five column headline on the Smith Act trials of Communist party leaders, with: "11 COMMUNISTS CONVICTED OF PLOT; MEDINA TO SENTENCE THEM FRIDAY; 6 OF COUNSEL JAILED IN CONTEMPT" with various related subheads & a photo as well (see). Much more on the following pages. This issue reports the first of several trials, one of the lengthiest trials in American history. The defendants were accused of violating the Smith Act, a statute which imposed penalties on those who advocated violent overthrow of the government (see hyperlink for m... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:28

$62.00
150411

CONFEDERATE Vicksburg MS & FORT SUMTER Charleston SC Civil War 1863 VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371813359260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1863 * Post fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital The front page has some war items including: "From General Lee's Army" "The Rappahannock Expedition" "City Intelligence" "Flat of Truce" "Hotel De Vicksburg" and a few other items. The back page has much on the war, including: "Latest News From The North--From the Armies in Virginia--The Siege of Charleston--The Attack on Fort Sumter--Affairs at Vicksburg & the Southwest--Order of Retaliation from General Halleck..." "Vicksburg--The Present Compared with Its Past Appearance--Sad Effects of the War--The Feeling of its Citizens" "General Banks at Vicksbu... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2017 14:43

$94.00
150397

SMITH ACT TRIALS Communists Party of USA Socialists GUILTY Eve 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371813339861

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 14, 1949 * Smith Act trials of Communist Party leaders * Socialists - socialism - guilty verdict coming The top of the front page has heads on the Smith Act trials of Communist party leaders, with: "Jury Holds Fate of 11 Reds; Judge In His Charge Warns Communism Is Not On Trial" with various related subheads & a photo as well (see). This issue reports the first of several trials, one of the lengthiest trials in American history. The defendants were accused of violating the Smith Act, a statute which imposed penalties on those who advocated violent overthrow of the government (see hyperlink for more). A landmark case on Communism in the United States. Complete in 54 p... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2017 14:14

$57.00
150219

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Tax Evasion Charge Plea Change MAFIA Mob Boss 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808637883

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone tax evasion case * Changes plea to Judge H. Wilkerson Page 12 has a one column heading: "CAPONE BEGS A TRIAL AS COURT BARS DEAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Al Capone changing his mind and pleading not guilty after learning he may get a hefty jail sentence on the tax evasion charge. This case would eventually lead to his demise. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:06

$46.00
150054

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391641768998

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, 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 ind... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:29

$42.00
150048

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Beer Baron Tax Evasion Trial ENDS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391641756499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1935 * Dutch Schultz trial ends in a deadlock * Jewish gangster - beer baron - bootlegger The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DEADLOCK OF JURY ENDS SCHULTZ TRIAL; 7 TO 5 AT THE END" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the end of Arthur 'Dutch Schultz' Flegenheimer's trial for income tax evasion that resulted in a jury deadlock. Lengthy text continue inside. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, small piece torn away at bottom left corner (unrelated), otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:22

$33.00
149908

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal TRIAL ENDS 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634419346

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial ends * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "FISH CASE WILL GO TO THE JURY TODAY" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and became infamous after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:15

$40.00
149883

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal COURT TRIAL 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634380802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH 'CONFESSION' IS READ TO JURORS" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the iss... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:39

$40.00
149875

CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD Very Rare Pirate Death Sentence COMMANDEER 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634362300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A MONTHLY ACCOUNT OF THE PRESENT STATE OF AFFAIRS, (London), June, 1700 * Captain William Kidd * Given death sentence A quite rare monthly publication, this likely being the first we have offered in 40 years. Crane & Kaye notes that no American institution has any issue of this title, and only one is recorded in Europe, being the March, 1700 issue. As the title notes, the content report the various reports throughout Europe in the past 30 days. The format has the heading of the article in the margin (see). Certainly the most notable report is the back page article with column heading: "19 Pyrates Condemn'd". It reads: "On the same day was held a session of the Court of Admiralty at the ... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:27

$2,350.00
149807

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Loads of Testimony 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371795271793

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann takes the stand * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HAUPTMANN TAKES STAND, SWEARS HE WAS AT HOME NIGHT RANSOM WAS PAID" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. 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 subsc... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2016 13:55

$33.00
149800

Great WINE MAKING Paul Masson Vineyards California PRINT 1878 Illus. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371795262190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 5, 1878 * Great wine making illustration * Paul Masson Vineyards * Saratoga, California * Santa Clara County Certainly the most desired print in this is the terrific doublepage centerfold titled: "The Vintage in California--At Work at the Wine Presses" which is the quintessential print for any lover of American wines. A beautiful print for display and in very nice condition. There are two very tiny binding holes at the central fold but almost imperceptible. Other prints in this issue include a ftpg. cartoonish scene: "The Veteran Butler on the Trained Democratic Steed 'Buncombe' ". Halfpg: "President Hayes at the Northwestern Fair, Minneapolis--Viewin... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2016 13:44

$180.00
149601

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623228347

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, some margin wear, more so... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:31

$30.00
149393

Rare NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut Revolutionary War INDEPENDENCE YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391619280660

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, May 29, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) The entire front page is taken up with considerable detail on the court martial trial of Col. Roger Enos. In the summer of 1775 Enos took part in the Battle of Bunker Hill and other activities around Boston and then joined Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec as commander of the rear guard. In October of 1775 Enos and the soldiers under his command left the struggling expedition because of a shortage of food and supplies. After marching his troops through the Maine wilderness and home to Connecticut, Enos was called a traitor and a coward, and court-martialed for "quitting without lea... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2016 15:33

$615.00
149256

18th Century CARIBBEAN ISLANDS MAP & re. Ben Franklin Kite Experiment Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371781091839

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756 The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes (see photos for portions). But of greater significance is the great foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes..." (see). This map folds out to measure 8 1/2 by 14 inches and is in very nice, clean condition with several folds and one crease, neither distracting. This map is rarely found within the issue; more typically removed years ago. Further inside the issue is a very detailed 2 1/2 pg. article on: "A Paper Kite Electrified by a Storm", by M. de Romas, being an experi... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:30

$340.00
149163

Rare FULL PAGE Civil War MAP & Monitor vs. Merrimack Ironclads 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391612785772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1862 * Rare full front page civil war map * Battle of Hampton Roads * Monitor vs. Merrimack Simply an incredible Civil War map newspaper, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE EVACUATION OF MANASSAS. The Stars and Stripes Waving Over the Late Stronghold of the Rebels--The Seat of War in Eastern Virginia." This map is very detailed and shows from Baltimore to Newport News, to Charlottesville and everywhere in between. Of added significance is the page two report on the Monitor versus Merrimac with heads: "Iron Clad Ships" "Their Great Value as Vessels-of-War" "The Great Trial Battle Between the Monitor and Merrimac" "The Great Trial ... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:21

$138.00
148946

Early Jonas Salk POLIO VACCINE Experimental Medical Success 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371773728660

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1954 * Jonas Salk * Polio vaccine success Near the bottom of the front page is a very historic and early report on the success of the polio vaccine with a two column head; "Lasting Prevention of Polio Reported in Vaccine Tests" and subhead: "Dr. Salk Says Discovery Fights Off All 3 Kinds of Crippling Disease" with the report concluding on page 22. The ftpg. report includes a photo captioned: "Dr. Jonas E. Salk". This was a very early report of clinical trial successes, and it would be 13 months later that a formal announcement would be made of a definitive polio vaccine being successful. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:45

$67.00
148933

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371773716938

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW-YORK TIMES, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial At the top of the first column on the front page are headlines reporting the surprise capture of Jefferson Davis, the former President of the defunct Confederate States of America. The reporting begins with an announcement from the Secretary of War, Edwin M. Stanton, which states: "The following dispatch, just received...announces the surprise and capture of Jefferson Davis, and his staff...", signed in type: Edwin M. Stanton. Hereafter is a dispatch from General Wilson beginning: "I have the honor to report at daylight of the 10... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:25

$164.00
148722

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson PRINTS Scenes 1868 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391599971935

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 4, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Impeachment trial prints A full page shows two: "Scenes In The Rotunda Of The Capitol, During The Impeachment Trial" and "President Johnson Consulting With His Counsel In His Business Office, Preparing The Answer To The Articles Of Impeachment." Another full page: "The Senate Chamber, During The Withdrawal Of The Senators For Secret Consultation, On The Opening Day Of Impeachment." Sixteen pages, a bit irregular at the spine, generally good.

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Ends November 18, 2016 13:09

$38.00
148672

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Famous Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391599561181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1934 * Bank robber John Dillinger * Crown Point, Indiana Jail * Famous wooden gun escape told The back page has an article headed: "Dillinger's Escape Described At Trial" "Warden Testifies About 'Toy Gun' as Deputy Is Accused of Aiding Outlaw". (see) This was one of the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On March 3, 1934, Dillinger escaped from the "escape-proof" (as it was dubbed by local authorities at the time) Crown Point, Indiana county jail which was guarded by many police and national guardsmen. ... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2016 05:22

$34.00
148301

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371755308218

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

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:30

$97.00
148005

ANDREW JOHNSON Presidential Impeachment Pre Trial Reconstruction 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748049431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial First column heads include: " IMPEACHMENT" "Debate in the House on the Replication to the Presidents Answer" "The Replication Adopted and Filed in the Impeachment Court" "The President Granted Until Monday to Prepare for Trial" with over 2 columns of front page reporting. Complete in 8 pages, very nice clean condition.

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:03

$35.00
147944

Rehmeyer's HEX HOLLOW MURDER Witchcraft John Blymire Voodooism 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747111492

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1929 * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder * York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 25 has an article headed: "Charm Book Throws Light On 'Witch' Trial" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2016 14:46

$39.00
147805

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742541616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 26, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has heads: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "More of the Horrors of Andersonville" "Testimony of a Rebel Surgeon as to the Maltreatment of Prisoners" "Copy of an Inspection Report of the Prison Camp" "A Sickening Tale of Suffering". This coverage takes over 1 1/2 columns. See the hyperlink for more on the career of Henry Wirz. The back page has: "The Assassins - Arrest of a Supposed Accomplice of J. Wilkes Booth--Interesting Details" Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:15

$37.00
147765

THE GREAT BOSTON FIRE Conflagration & Victoria Woodhull Claflin 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391567017392

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 10, 1872. * Great Boston fire of 1872 * Victoria Woodhull Claflin Page one has much content and headings related to the Great Boston Fire: "Another Chicago" "Vain Efforts of the Firemen to Check the Flames" "Startling Scenes of Panic Among the People" and more. Page three has most of a column on the noted feminist, Victoria C. Woodhull, headed: "The Woodhull Scandal" "The Case of Col. Blood-Examination Before Justice Fowler Yesterday-Decision Reserved", "Testimony of Mr. Challis", and much more. It begins: "At Jefferson Market Court, yesterday, Justice Fowler resumed the examination of the complaint against James H. Blood, who is charged with aiding and abetting... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2016 15:50

$47.00
146590

MOLLY MAGUIRES Sunbury PA Northumberland Pennsylvania Murder Case 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371697062964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 11, 1878 * Molly Maguires Near the bottom of the front page is a brief article headed: "Molly Maguire Cases" with a Sunbury dateline, noting: "Judge Rockefeller refused to grant a new trial to the Mollies Peter McManus and John O'Neill, the murderers of Frederick Hesser..." with just a bit more (see). This is followed by a bit headed: "The Indians". Four pages, very minor loss at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 28, 2016 14:27

$28.00
146538

(4) YREKA Siskiyou County California LYNCHINGS MOB Hangings 1895 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518781704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, August 27, 1895 * Yreka, California lynchings (4) * Siskiyou County Lynch mob The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "LYNCHED FOUR MURDERERS" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: There have been two documented lynchings in the town of Yreka. The first took place on August 26, 1895, when four men - William Null, Garland Stemler, Luis Moreno, and Lawrence Johnson - were simultaneously hanged by a lynch mob from a railroad tie suspended from two adjacent trees. The four men were all awaiting trial for various charges of murd... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:10

$37.00
146378

THE STEAM PLOW Joseph Fawkes Agricultural Invention Testing 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516025157

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

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Ends August 24, 2016 15:08

$28.00
146071

NUREMBERG TRIALS BEGIN Nazis War Criminals Herman Goering PHOTOS 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391506388456

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 19, 1945 * Nuremberg trials begin * Hermann Goering - Rudolph Hess * Loads of text & photos The front page has a three column headline announcing the opening of the Nuremberg Trials: "BIG FOUR INDICT 24 TOP NAZIS FOR PLOTTING AGAINST PEACE; ATROCITIES IN WAR CHARGED" with subheads including: "Party Corps Listed" "Goering, Hess, 13 Others Accused on All four Counts in Bill" "Charges Based on Violations of Pacts & Conventions--Outrages Itemized". The report begins: "An indictment was presented today...to charge 24 of Germany's war leaders--all Nazi followers of Adolf Hitler--with participation in the bloodiest, blackest plot against peace & humanity that has ... See More  

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Ends August 12, 2016 15:24

$57.00
145377

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Concentration Camp AUSCHWITZ Josef Kramer Trial 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371659088720

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 July 17, 2016 14:45

$37.00
145126

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391481896059

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 July 13, 2016 05:35

$37.00
144924

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391472541663

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, some small binding slits along spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 02, 2016 06:46

$38.00
143497

HUEY LONG Paul N. Cyr Succession Dispute & Al 'Scarface' Capone 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371605528517

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1931 * Huey 'The Kingfish" Long & Paul N. Cyr * Louisiana governor succession dispute * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial The front page has a one column heading: "HUEY LONG DEFEATS COUP D-ETAT BY CYR" with subheads. (see) Page 4 has a one column heading: "PROSECUTION RESTS IN CAPONE TRIAL" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial with transcripts. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into th... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2016 13:25

$34.00
143274

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Gangster BOOTLEGGING Prohibition Jail Sentence 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371599644745

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond * Irish American gangster * Bootlegging jail sentence The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND GETS LIMIT, 4 YEARS, $11,000 FINE; TROY TRIAL SEPT. 15" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news 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, librari... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:46

$37.00
142714

POPE PIUS XI Casti Connibii on Marriage, Divorce & Birth Control 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587061770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1931 * Pope Pius XI * Casti connubii * Papal encyclical The front page has a tw column headline: "POPE PIUS XI, IN ENCYCLICAL, CONDEMNS TRIAL MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND BIRTH CONTROL" with subheads. (see) Full text of the papal encyclical takes up pages 14 & 15 with photo of Pope Pius XI. Too much to photograph all. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were ... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 07:16

$34.00
141757

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391392923802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 29, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has: "The Wirz Trial" with several subheads including: "...The Andersonville Prison Rules Drawn Up by Wirz...". This is the trial of the prison warden Henry Wirz for the atrocities committed there. Eight pages, small piece from a lower corner of the ftpg. , nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2016 09:26

$27.00
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