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182256

YEAR OF THE STAMP ACT British America Colonies Duty 1765 Old London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848224998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 13, 1765 * Year of the Stamp Act Page 2 has half a column headed: "America" with a report from Boston noting in part: "Our trade is in a most deplorable situation...Our cash almost gone before the Stamp and Post Office acts are to operate..."and other items. Page 6 has more news headed "America" with content concerning relations with the Spaniards, as well as news from New York concerning the Indians. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:16

$30.00
182255

USS CONSTITUTION Bainbridge Captures HMS Java Naval Battle War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848224750

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, June 29, 1813 * USS Constitution - William Bainbridge * HMS Java - Henry Lambert The entire front page is taken up with: "British Official Account of the Capture of the Java" as well as: "Constitution And Java" which carries over to take most of page 2 as well. Terrific detail & great to have these reports in a newspaper focused on the War of 1812. Other items inside include: "British Account of the Capture of 2 of our Armed Vessels on Lake Champlain" "General Orders" "Official Account of the Action at Stony Creek" "From Norfolk" "From Lake Ontario" "The Chesapeake" and more. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, bit of light damp staining, nice condition. This is a fascinat... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:16

$49.00
182254

PEACE TREATY THOUGHTS & American Independence on it's Way ? 1782 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848224463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 15, 1782 * Possible peace treaty ? * American Independence ? The entire ftpg. (and one-third of pg. 2) are taken up with a lengthy letter concerning the situation with America and the terms for a peace treaty, with much thought on independence (see for beginning). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:15

$48.00
182252

THE AMISTAD Africans Slaver Ship Trade Case - SLAVES Return Home 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848223494

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 12, 1842 * Amistad slaver ship case * The slaves return home * African slave trade The bottom of the ftpg. has a brief item noting: "Arrival of the Amistad Africans at Sierra Leone. Accounts have been received at Salem that the barque Gentleman, arrived at Sierra Leone in January, having on board the Amistad Africans." This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a n... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:14

$28.00
182251

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848222835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 3, 1783 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page has several items concerning prisoners from the war and an agreement made concerning Loyalists: "A negociation has been held between the American Congress & the King's officers relative to such persons as intended to stay, to dispose of their effects after the King's garrison were withdrawn..." Also: "...Left New York near 5000 of the British prisoners of war had arrived at New York from Philadelphia...the numbers stood 5826 out of which there were but 806 Germans, and 326 belonging to provincial corps which last the Americans were determined should not stay among them...". Also a report concerning: "The u... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:14

$48.00
182249

LA AMISTAD Spanish Slave Ship Court Case Decision VERDICT Blacks 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848222195

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 25, 1839 * Verdict of the Amistad Slave Ship Case The front page has two reports concerning the latest ruling on the Amistad slave case. Most of a page 3 column is headed: "Further Particulars In The Case of The Amistad". The article provides the latest information from Hartford concerning the Amistad slaves as the court trial was to begin that day (Sept. 19), mentioning seven lib... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:12

$66.00
182248

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Hardships Encountered w/ Indians Attacks 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373091204963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 9, 1849 * California gold rush Page 3 has a report: "From Santa Fe and the Far West" which includes: "...large number of emigrants have left Santa Fe for California. Seven out of nine men belonging to parties destined for California...were killed. They were attacked...by 200 Apache Indians. The emigrants for California had principally passed Fort Kearny...A great many had died o the roads leading to the frontier, and the road sides were lined with graves..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:11

$35.00
182247

THREE WITNESSES Joseph Smith's Book Of Mormons Martin Harris 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373091204761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1849 * One of the Mormon 'Three Witnesses' recants church teachings At the bottom of page 3 is a very notable report concerning one of the Three Witnesses of the Mormon Church, with a small head: "A Mormon Apostle". This is concerning Martin Harris: "...who was concerned with Joe Smith in originally proclaiming the Mormon faith. He wrote the book of Mormon from Joe Smith's dictation...He abandoned them 15 years ago when they assumed the appellation of 'Latter-Day Saints' & bore his testimony against them by declaring that 'Latter Day Devils' would be a more appropriate designation..." with more. Small printing error at the last sentence affects 3 words. Page ... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:11

$365.00
182246

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Diggings Weather & Sickness Hardships 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373091204535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1849 * California gold rush * Hardships for 49ers Page 3 has an article: "Gold Digging" which includes a very good letter on the details, including: "The suffering from heat is almost incredible...The changes from heat to cold are very sudden & prejudicial to health. Much sickness prevailed at Sacramento...Board at the mines cost from $14 to $20 a week...The labor of digging for gold is intolerable to any but the stoutest & most robust frames..." with more, and ending with a final dismal comment: "...The biggest lump of gold that has yet been found (or imagined) in California would be insufficient to tempt either of them to pay the country another visit." Page... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:10

$57.00
182244

CIVIL RIGHTS ACT Bill President Johnson Signed into Law 1st Day 1964 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848219161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 4, 1964 * American Civil Rights Act of 1964 * Lyndon B. Johnson signed bill into law * First day in affect with a few examples The front page has a three column heading: "Rights Bill's First Day: Compliance, Defiance" with subhead: "[African Americans] Served Quietly in Birmingham, Ala." and two related photos. (see) Complete issue with all 26 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:07

$62.00
173684

BATTLE OF FRANCE Germans Attack PARIS French World War II 1940 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317718765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 5, 1940 * Battle of France begins * World War II - WWII The front page has a very nice banner headline: "PARIS DRIVE BLOCKED, FRENCH SAY; [GERMANS] CLAIM ADVANCE AT CHANNEL; 2,000,000 Battle on 110-Mile Front" with many subheads and related map. Nice for display. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 21, 2020 07:25

$47.00
182109

JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man ARRESTED When Golfing 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084271356

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE EXPRESS, August 27, 1933 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn arrested * Olympia Fields Country Club - golf * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Police Arrest Public Enemy Teeing Off in Western Open" with subhead. (see) McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. Complete 1st section only with all 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within masthead, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: On August 25, 1933, the Western Open golf championship began at Olympia Fields Country Club in the far south suburb of Olympia Fields. A reasonably... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:29

$44.00
182108

1919 BLACK SOX World Series Chicago White vs. Cincinnati Reds SCANDAL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839427533

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., Oct. 7, 1919 * Chicago White (Black) Sox World Series * Cincinnati Reds team photo with prophetic heading * Black Sox Scandal in process (day of game 6) A front page photo shows the entire team of the Cincinnati Reds with a bizarre and prophetic heading: "PROBABLE CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD SERIES" Also a one column heading: "SIXTH GAME OF SERIES TODAY" with subheads. (see) The top of page 8 also has a prophetic headline (banner) that reads: "UNLESS DOPE IS UPSET CINCINNATI REDS LOOK LIKE WORLD'S BASEBALL CHAMPIONS" with subheads and lineups for the game that day. These teams would play 3 more games before the end of the World Series. Did the publisher of the newspaper know something ? Ei... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:28

$72.00
182107

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL w/ Black Mourning Borders 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839427241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination funeral * Black mourning column borders Over half of the first column on the front page is taken up with a nice series of headlines concerning the death & funeral of President Abraham Lincoln, who died just 3 days previous. Some of the heads include: "MOURNING" "Further Details of the Terrible Tragedy at Washington" "Important Statements of Eye-witnesses" "The Deliberate Character of the Crime Fully Established" "A Well Planned 'Conspiracy" "Arrest of One of the Assassins" "The Funeral Preparations" and more. There are some additional & similar headlines on the back page as well. Obviously a tremendous amount of reporting from this early date after the ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:27

$125.00
182106

Best O. J. SIMPSON Murder Case Trial BLOODY GLOVES 1995 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839426917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 16, 1995 * O. J. Simpson murder case * The 'Bloody Glove" fiasco The top of the ftpg. has a color photo captioned: "O.J. Simpson, wearing protective latex gloves, tries on one of the leather gloves found after the murders." beneath which is a one column heading: "Prosecution's Bold Move May Backfire" with the article carrying over to page 39 where is a banner headline: "GLOVES: Bold Move by Prosecution May Backfire, Legal Experts Say" with considerable text and two more photos ( ink stain here). Plus pg. 38 has head: "SIMPSON: Defendant Tries Bloody Gloves On in Court" with a color photo. The complete first section with 44 (of 158) pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:27

$82.00
182105

1st LIVING Being DOG LAIKA in SPACE Sputnik II POISONED Killed ? 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084270087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, November 11, 1957. * 1st living earth being into space by Sputnik II * Russian dog "Laika" purposely killed ? The top of the front page has a two column heading: "SPUTNIK DOG DEAD, RED PRESS REPORT" with subhead. (see) Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the central fold and margins with very minor wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Laika originally named Kudryavka , "Little Curly"), became the first living Earth-born creature in orbit aboard Sputnik II on November 3, 1957. Some call her the first living passenger to go into space, but others claim sub-orbital flights passed the edge of space first. She was also known as Zhuchka, "Little Beetle") and Lim... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:27

$47.00
182104

Rare SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084269691

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 6, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (3) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 10 illustrated ship ads and 2 runaway slave ads. Another slave ads is on page 3. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:26

$42.00
182103

Best THE SANDLOT Cult Film Movie Opening Day AD Review1993 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839424651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 7, 1993 * Best "The Sandlot" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * American coming-of-age baseball cult film A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Sandlot" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:25

$79.00
182102

SHOOTING Over a Game of Cards Old West San Francisco California 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839424490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EVENING POST, San Francisco, California, July 15, 1872 The top of the ftpg. has: "Shooting Affray - Dangers of Arbitrating in a Game of Cards" which reports on a shooting over a card game. Four pages, discrete archival strengthening at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:25

$29.00
182100

Uncommon 18th Century NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut 1786 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839423933

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, March 16, 1786 (year in Roman numerals) All of page 1 & most of pg. 2 are taken up with essay #5 on: "Observations on the Present Situation & Future Prospects of This and the United States". Inside has an interesting article concerning Virginia giving up some of its land to the district of Kentucky. Another article begins: "A writer in a late Penna. paper objects to the passing of a bill in that state for the suppression of vice and immorality. Gaming, profaneness and drunkenness are vices so fashionable among the great & the rich as well as among the vulgar & the poor...". Eight pages, 9 by 10 1/4 inches, some staining, minor wear at margins.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:24

$42.00
182099

SEVEN DAYS BATTLES General George B. McClellan Report 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084267441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 23, 1864 * Seven Days Battles * General George B. McClellan * Lengthy official report As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The front page has: "The Military Situation" with various reports, and also: "The Speed Of Navy Vessels". Other items inside are headed: "The Military Exhaustion of the South", "Major-General McClellan's Report - The Seven Days' Battles" which takes over two pages with many subheads; "Dr.Girard Among the Rebels", "The Spring Campaign" and much more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:23

$32.00
182097

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison EMANCIPATION ? 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839423269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 23, 1862 * Rare anti-slavery title * Hunter's emancipation order This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. Page 3 has nice reporting concerning the General David Hunter "emancipation" controversy, in which he issued an emancipation proclamation for selected states without authority. The proclamation is printed here & signed in type: David Hunter, Major General Commanding. This issue includes the document signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, negating Hunter's proclamation. There is also a lengthy editorial on this s... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:22

$150.00
182095

AIMEE SEMPLE McPHERSON Christian Evangelist Kidnapping HOAX ? 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839418786

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 16, 1926 * Aimee Semple McPherson * Kidnapping for ransom in Mexico ? - Hoax ? * Pentecostal evangelist & media celebrity The front page has a nice banner headline: "DENY AIMEE WAS KIDNAPPED" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 36 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:17

$42.00
182094

R100 R-100 British Rigid AIRSHIP 1st Transatlantic Ocean Flight 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839418132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 30, 1930 * R100 - R-100 British rigid airship * Maiden transatlantic flight (during) The front page has a nice banner headline: "DIRIGIBLE OVER MID-OCEAN" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos on the back page. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:17

$44.00
182093

MARIANNA Jackson County FLORIDA Black Lynching CLAUDE NEAL 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084262878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 27, 1934 * Claude Neal [Black] lynching * Marianna, Jackson County, Florida The front page has a one column heading: "Lynch [Black] In Florida as Girl's Slayer" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Claude Neal at Marianna, Florida Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:16

$48.00
182092

SECOND BATTLE OF THE MARNE v Germans Paris France World War I 1918 WWI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084262652

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., July 16, 1918 * 2nd battle of the Marne begins * World War I - WWI The top of the front page has five column headlines that include: "AMERICANS PLAY BIG PART IN SMASHING GERMANS" and more with subheads and related map. (see) Plenty of World War I coverage including the beginning of the second battle of the Marne. First report here. Complete with all 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library label in the masthead, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:16

$42.00
182091

40 WALL STREET U.S. Army Air Force Airplane CRASH w/ Photos 1946 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084262244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1946 * 40 Wall Street, New York City skyscraper * United States Army Air Force * C-45 Beechcraft airplane crash The top of the front page has a three column headline: "PLANE HITS WALL ST. TOWER; 5 IN ARMY CRAFT ARE KILLED; BIG HOLE TORN IN 58TH FLOOR" with subheads that include: "PILOT LOST IN FOG" "Flaming Debris Falls" and more with photo of the famous New York City building. Article continues inside with 2 more related photos. (see) First report coverage on the airplane crash disaster at 40 Wall Street building in New York City.Nice to have from the city where it took place. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condit... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:15

$80.00
182090

Great JACK DELANEY Wins Light Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084261649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1926 * Jack Delaney vs. Paul Berlenbach * Light heavyweight boxing title fight * Nice front page headline for display The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "DELANEY BEATS BERLENBACH" with subhead. Unusual for such a nice headline concerning a sporting event to be on the front page. Nice for display as such. Another nice banner headline on the front page of the sport's section with round by round description and photo of Delaney. Also great for display. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: Jack Delaney (March 19, 1900 – November 27, 1948) was a world light heavyweight boxing champio... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:14

$72.00
182089

SCHENECTADY New York Little League Baseball WORLD SERIES Champion 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839414196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 28, 1954 * Schenectady NY New York * Little League baseball * World Series champions Near the bottom of page 26 is a one column heading: "Schenectady Nine Little Loop Champ" (see) First report coverage on the little league baseball team from Schenectady, New York winning the World Series championship at Williamsport, Pennsylvania. This event wasn't that well known back then, given the somewhat discrete report here. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:13

$40.00
182088

TWILIGHT INN Haines Falls Greene County NY New York FIRE Disaster 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839413528

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 15, 1926 * Twilight Inn resort fire disaster * Haines Falls, New York The front page has a one column heading: "Fifteen Dead, Many Missing, in Hotel Fire" (see) First report coverage on the Twilight Inn resort fire disaster at Haines Falls, New York. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:12

$39.00
182087

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Baseball 3 HRS Home Runs w/ Photo 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084260268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1933 * Babe Ruth hits 3 home runs * New York Yankees baseball * Late in his career The sport's section (page 9) has a six column headline: "Yanks End Home Stand Against West With Double Victory" with subheads that include: "3 HOMERS FOR RUTH AS YANKS TAKE TWO" "Babe Smashes One in Opener and Two in the Nightcap--White Sox Bow, 2-1, 9-7." and more with photo of Ruth. (see) 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 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:12

$47.00
182086

Post JOHN DILLINGER Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL Hunted 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839412233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post famous wooden gun escape * Hunted in the Midwest The top of the back page has a one column heading: "HUNT FOR DILLINGER SPURRED IN CHICAGO" with subhead. (see) This was probably the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:10

$44.00
182085

JANE TOPPAN American Woman Serial Killer Poisoner Nurse DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839411761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1938 * Jane Toppan death * Woman serial killer * Poisoning nurse The top of page 15 has one column headings: "Miss Jane Toppan, 84, Mass Poisoner, Dies" "Institution Inmate Many Years Admitted Slaying 100 Persons" (see) First report coverage on the death of infamous Woman serial killer, Jane Toppan. 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, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Jane Toppan (1857–1938), born Honora Kelley, was an American serial killer. She confessed to 31 murders in 1901. She is quoted as sa... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:10

$48.00
182084

Lot of 9 Early 19th Century w/ THOMAS JEFFERSON Washington D.C. 1807 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839411445

Offered are 9 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C. A lot of 9 issues from 1807, each contains at least one Th. Jefferson document or letter signed in type by the President, but each has damage.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:10

$58.00
182082

KATHERINE PLUNKET Oldest Ireland & Actress Jessie Bonstelle DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839411047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1932 * Jessie Bonstelle death (1st report) * American theater director & actress * Katherine Plunket death (1st report) * Oldest born native person from Ireland (all time) The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "JESSIE BONSTELLE, ACTRESS, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Also on the same page is: "KATHERINE PLUNKET DEAD AT AGE OF 111" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report these deaths as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning at the margins, stitching along the spine, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:09

$40.00
182081

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Electricity to Live Long Life ? 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084259021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1933 * Nikola Tesla's health is terrific * Father of Radio Physics & more One column headings on page 19 include: "DR. TESLA, AT 77, SELDOM SLEEPS" "Inventor Says His Health and Mind Are Better Than Ever--Expects to Live Beyond 140" "Working On A New Steel" and more. A nice item on the noted Nikola Tesla, considered the father of radio (see Wikipedia). Complete in 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:08

$62.00
182080

Rare NEWBURYPORT Essex County Massachusetts w/ Great Masthead 1784 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839410440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ESSEX JOURNAL & THE MASSACHUSETTS & NEW-HAMPSHIRE GENERAL ADVERTISER, Sept. 24, 1784 * Very rare publication w/ great masthead This has to be one of the deepest mastheads of the era, with frilly script type in the top portion of it. A very graphic issue for display. The content is quite typical from this era just after the Revolutionary War. There are many mends inside both old & recent (archival), never bound nor trimmed, toned at the top quadrant.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:08

$122.00
182079

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839410218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1865 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor at Ford's Theatre * Only weeks prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. The front page has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which includes: "Benefit of Mr. John McCullogh, This Saturday Evening March 18, 1865 Mr. John Wilkes Booth has kindly volunteered his valuable services..." to play the role of Pescara in the play "The Apostate". Relating to this page 3 has an report headed: "Theatrical Matters" noting in part: "......There will be a real treat also at Ford's Mr. McCullogh has a benef... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:07

$475.00
182078

Rare SAN FRANCISCO California Old West w/ Paris Commune & Anarchy 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084258342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUTH, San Francisco, California, March 15, 1884 * Rare publication During its brief life (1882-1884), "Truth" published local, national, and international labor news, along with a wide range of radical literature. The ftpg. has a print of: "Delescluse - The Tancred of the Commune" being the famous Paris Commune. The balance of the ftpg. is concerning the Commune, with column heads: "THE TRAGEDY" "How Forty Thousand Working People were Assassinated". Beneath the print of Delescluze is a poem by Walt Whitman, taken from his "Songs of Insurrection". Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, a few repairs at margins, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:07

$56.00
182077

3 THE BLACK CROOK 1st Broadway Musical Niblo's Garden PREMIERES 1866 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084257520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 12 & 13, 1866 * "The Black Crook" opening premiere * Very first musical theatre performance of the first ever modern day musical! * Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City A terrific and very historic trio of newspapers relating to the first theatrical musical, "The Black Crook". As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical". The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, but some new songs were composed for the piece. It opened on September 12, 1866 at Niblo's Garden on Broadway, New York City and ran for a record-breaking 474 performances. T... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:06

$850.00
182076

JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination & Chester A. Arthur Oath PRINTS 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839409059

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 8, 1881 * James A. Garfield assassination * Chester A. Arthur takes oath * Prints - illustrations Full front page: "The Death of President Garfield--Judge Brady Administering The Presidential Oath To Vice-President Arthur." Inside page has 3 illustrations about Garfield's death: "Embalming The Body Of The Deceased" & one of the funeral train near Princeton, N.J., & a report: "Death Of President Garfield", and a full page of: "Post Mortem Examination of the Remains by the Attending Surgeons...". The dramatic doublepage centerfold is of Garfield's body at the Capitol rotunda, being viewed by Arthur & others. It has no binding holes. Front page is black-bordered & has "The Nation... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:05

$71.00
182075

Assassination of ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Conspirators & Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839408804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 12, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's conspirators * Kirby Smith continues rebellion The top of the ftpg. has a column headed: "THE CONSPIRACY" "Continuation of the Secret Military Trial at Washington" "How the Prisoners Are Confined" "Description of the Cells in Which They are Placed" and more. This is the trial of those who conspired to assassination President Lincoln and others. Also on the ftpg: "Kirby Smith Don't Want to Give Up" "He Denounces Lee's Surrender" Eight page, nice condition.

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$31.00
182073

Early and Rare COLORED Blacks BASEBALL Post Civil War GAME 1867 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084256254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 4, 1867 Inside under "THE NATIONAL GAME" is a report with subhead: "...Excelsior (Colored) v. Unique (Colored)". Within the lengthy report is: "...The game alluded to was none other than a match game for the 'colored championship' of the United States...arrived in this city...received by a delegation of gentleman of the colored persuasion...headed by fifes & drums they were marched around the city..." with much more. The box score of the game is included as well. Early and uncommon for a report about a game between two "colored" clubs not long after the American Civil War. This page has a few printing creases in unrelated content, otherwise in good condition. Complete with 12 pages.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:04

$78.00
182072

Very Rare MACON County MO Missouri American Civil War Era 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084255743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MACON GAZETTE, Macon City, Missouri, Feb. 11, 1863 * Rare Civil War era publication A quite scarce title as only one institution has any issues of this title. From a state fractured by alliances to the North & the South, this title is decidedly pro-North. Among the ftpg. articles are: "What the Soldiers Think" "The Rebels 'Won't be Reconstructed' " "Conscription in Tennessee" "Naval Battle off Charleston" "Two Blockading Vessels Sunk" "Beauregard Declares the Blockage Raised". More war reports inside including: "News From S.E. Missouri" "Gallant Dash on Batesville, Arkansas" "Marmaduke Driven Beyond White River" and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:03

$87.00
182071

VIVIEN CHASE Woman Gangster Female Public Enemy # 1 SHOT DEAD 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839407446

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 4, 1935 * Vivian Chase shot dead * Woman bandit - gangster * Female public enemy # 1 The front page has one column headings that include: "'GIRL BANDIT NO. 1' FOUND SLAIN IN CAR" "Vivian Chase, Luer Kidnap Suspect and Friend of Karpis, Shot in Kansas City" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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$42.00
182070

CHICAGO CUBS to Win National League Baseball MLB Pennant Flag 1935 Chi Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839404576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 3 (sports) only, September 27, 1935 * Chicago Cubs to win NL pennant (day of) * MLB - major league baseball The front page of this section has a banner headline: "CARDINALS SEND DEANS AGAINST CUBS TODAY" with subheads that include: "WE'LL WIN AND CLINCH TITLE,' SAYS GRIMM"and more. The Cubs would win this game and capture the National League crown. They would face the Detroit Tigers in the World Series in which they lost. Great to have this Chicago publication. Rare as such. Complete section 3 (sports) only with 14 p;ages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:00

$35.00
182068

Rare LOS ANGELES Southern California Wild Old West 1873 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839402103

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, August 13, 1873 * Rare Old West title * Many advertisements * 19th century era original A very early newspaper from this now-famous city on the West Coast. News of the day and a wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound, period writing: "Mechanics Institute" above the masthead (see), nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 10:59

$44.00
182067

ROBERT SMALLS Black Slave Ship Captain CSS Planter FREED Print 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839401367

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862 * Robert Smalls, "Hero of the Planter", who would eventually go from the walls of slavery to the halls of The House of Representatives Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well. As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and thei... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 10:59

$58.00
182066

Early DICKINSON COLLEGE Carlisle PA Pennsylvania Admission NOTICE 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839400562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 18, 1803 * Very early Dickinson College * Advertisement for admission The back page has a terrific & quite detailed notice headed: "DICKINSON COLLEGE" which details the stringent requirements of the students, and that: "...trustees & professors are equally solicitous that the seminary should be placed on a respectable footing & that as complete an education should be obtained here as in any other college on the continent..." and noting: "...those who offer themselves for admission...if found deficient in classical learning must spend such time as may be necessary in the grammar school..." with more. Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was chartered on September... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 10:58

$37.00
182065

Rare 18th Century NEW YORK CITY w/ Early Federal Government 1795 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839400212

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Feb. 18, 1795 * Uncommon 18th century American publication The entire ftpg. is taken up with a report from the federal Congress concerning financial matters, etc. The bkpg. has two Acts of Congress. Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 10:58

$38.00
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