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(8) Eight Early 18th Century LONDON GAZETTE England 1700-28 Original Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392434885664

Offered are 8 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, a lot of eight issues with dates of 1700, 1702, 1705, 1706 (2), 1726, 1727 & 1728. All are complete and single sheet save for the latter 3 which have 4 pages. Very nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:28

$35.00
175380

** Rare Early 18th Century LONDON England British Apollo 1708 Old Newspaper **


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776386092

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BRITISH APOLLO, OR CURIOUS AMUSEMENTS FOR THE INGENIOUS and subtitled: "To Which are Added the Most Material Occurrences Foreign and Domestick". Published in London, and "Perform'd by a Society of Gentlemen" as noted in the masthead, the date is June 18, 1708. * Uncommon Title * Short-lived newspaper This newspaper existed for less than 4 years. Readers were invited to send in questions on any subject whatsoever, and the editors would contrive to provide answers, which took most of the first half of each issue. The balance of the issue was devoted to poetry, snippets of news, announcements of new books, and various advertisements. An interesting & curious title for a newspaper, complete in 4 pages, measuring 12 1/... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:28

$34.00
175379

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776385648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, Feb. 14, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone * A very early, same day report An unusual same-day report on the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre appears on page 2. Given it being a very early report (most were in newspapers on the 15th) it is rather brief, with a one column head: "6 Are Slain By Gangsters In Beer War". The text begins: "Six employees of a North Side cartage company were murdered with sawed-off shot guns today...when two automobile loads of bandits raided the garage..." with more. The ftpg. has a photo of: "Famous Flier and His Bride-to-Be" showing Anne Morrow and Charles Lindbergh, with a related article. Complete in 16... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:27

$140.00
175378

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Disaster & Brigham Young Arrested for POLYGAMY 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392434880440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 12, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire disaster * Brigham Young arrested for Polygamy Page 5 begins with over a half column of heads on the Chicago Fire including: "CHICAGO" "Solacing the Afterpangs of the Sufferers by the Fire" "Ninety Bodies Already Found in the Ruins" "Martial Law In Chicago" "Exodus of Those Who Have Friends Elsewhere" "Sufferings On The Prairie" "The Great Heat of the Nation Responds to the Cry of Distress" and much more. The text takes half of the page. Related articles elsewhere in this issue as well. Page 7 has a column headed: "The Doom Of Polygamy" "Humiliation of the Head of the Mormon Church" "Brigham Young Arraigned Before the United States Court--Shrewd Efforts of His C... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:26

$67.00
175377

Early 19th Century NEW YORK CITY 1815 Old Newspaper w/ Steamboat Advertisement


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392434879117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, August 5, 1815 * Illustrated advertisements * Early 19th century original The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat, a stage coach, and at least ten illustrated ship ads. Four pages, generally in nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:25

$26.00
175376

CHARLES WEBSTER LEADBEATER Theosophy Occultist Spiritualism DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392434871425

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1934 * Charles Webster Leadbeater death * Occultist - spiritualism - thesophist Page 19 has a one column heading: "Dr. C. W. Leadbeater Dead In India At 86" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles Webster Leadbeater, Theosophical Society member and occultist. 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, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:23

$39.00
175375

STAMFORD Connecticut Little League Baseball WORLD SERIES Champion 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776382469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD SUNDAY REPUBLICAN, Mass., August 26, 1951 * Stamford, Connecticut * Little League baseball * World Series champions Page 4 of the sport's section has a one column heading: "STAMFORD TOSSERS ARE LITTLE LEAGUE CHAMPS ON 3-0 WIN" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the little league baseball team from Stamford, Connecticut winning the World Series championship at Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 40+ page Sunday edition, minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:22

$47.00
175374

WAR ON HITLER Britain & France Enter World War II POLAND Attacked 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392434866800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 7, 1939 * Blitzkrieg - Germans invade Poland * World War II at the beginning * Britain and France enter the war The nice banner headline announces: "POLES TO BRITAIN: RUSH AID!; U. S. Patrols Sea; French in Germany! British in France!" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. More on the following pages. A few related photos on the back page. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in great condition save for a few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:22

$42.00
175373

Great MAX SCHMELING vs. Joe Louis Heavyweight Boxing UPSET Photos 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776381221

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, June 20, 1936 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing match UPSET (1st report) The front page of this section has a great banner headline above the masthead: "SCHMELING BATTERS JOE LOUIS TO CANVAS; KNOCKS OUT 'UNBEATABLE' NEGRO IN TWELFTH" with subheads and two nice photos, one showing the referee counting out a defeated Joe Louis laying on the canvas. (see) Nice for display. Much more on the next two pages with banner headlines and a few more photos. Probably one of the best issues we seen on this famous boxing upset. Complete sport's section only with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small bindin... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:21

$98.00
175347

SUGAR RAY ROBINSON vs. Jake LaMotta 1st of 6 Middleweight BOXING 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433117314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, October 3, 1942 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta * Boxing - Boxers - 1st of 6 fights The front page of the sport's section (page 13) has a two column heading: "RAY ROBINSON WINS DECISION OVER 'TRUCK'" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes and a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:56

$49.00
175346

BATTLE OF THE SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS Guadalcanal Campaign1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433116123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, October 28, 1942 * Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands * U.S. Navy vs. Imperial Japanese Navy * Guadalcanal campaign - World War II The front page has a nice headline in bold lettering: "U. S. REPELS JAP ADVANCE" with subheads. (see) Complete with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:56

$44.00
175345

Evangelist DWIGHT L. MOODY Bible Spiritual Hippodrome Sermon 1876 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775134065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 10, 1876 * Evangelist Dwight L. Moody's sermon * Preaches at P.T. Barnum's Hippodrome * Ira D. Sankey The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "Progress Of Revival Work" "The Evangelists' Third Day" "Mr. Moody Inflaming Christian Zeal--..." and more. Text takes up 1 full column on the front page and about 2 1/2 columns on page 5. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:55

$34.00
175344

The Bums BROOKLYN DODGERS Wins World Series MLB Baseball Champs 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775133209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 5, 1955 * Brooklyn Dodgers are World Series champions * Finally beats New York Yankees * Major league baseball - Bums no more * Johnny Podres - 1st World Series MVP The top of the front page has a four column headline: "DODGERS CLINCH SERIES TITLE" with subhead, related photo and box scores. (see) Much much in the sport's section. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:53

$78.00
175343

TEHRAN CONFERENCE in Iran World War II FDR Churchill & Stalin 1943 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433109752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, December 4, 1943 * Tehran Conference in Iran * Franklin D. Roosevelt - Winston Churchill - Joseph Stalin The front page has a nice headline: "'BIG THREE' MEET IN IRAN, MAP MILITARY, POLITICAL MOVES TO DEFEAT NAZIS!" with subheads and three photos of the "Big Three" leaders. (see) First report coverage on the Tehran Conference meeting between the big three powers in Iran. Complete with all 18 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:52

$58.00
175342

German Boxer MAX SCHMELING False Killed Report at Battle of Crete 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775131183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 29, 1941. * German boxer Max Schmeling killed ? * Battle of Crete - World War II The front page has a nice headline in bold lettering: "MAX SCHMELING SLAIN!" with: "A British Report From Crete:" and subheads. Also a nice photo of Schmeling as a paratrooper. (see) Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:50

$47.00
175341

NAZIS INVADE CRETE GREECE Airplane Gliders Parachutes1941 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433102774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 21, 1941 * Nazis invade Crete Greece (1st report) * World War II - WWII gliders - paratroopers The front page has a nice headline in bold lettering: "A NEW CRETE GLIDER BLITZ" with subheads, related illustration and small map. (see) First report coverage on the Battle of Crete. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp near the top, small binding holes along the spine, noticeable archival mends along the right and top margins (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:49

$58.00
175340

TACOMA NARROWS BRIDGE Galloping Gertie Puget Sound Wash. COLLAPSE 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775130826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, November 8, 1940 * Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse (1st report) * Galloping Gertie * Puget Sound - Washington The front page has a terrific photo showing the rather famous Tacoma Narrows bridge collapse in the state of Washington. (see) Nice for display. Also a two column heading: "Death of a Bridge" with subheads. (see) More on page 7. Complete with all 30 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 October 18, 2019 14:49

$57.00
175339

BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG VA Aftermath - Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433101870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec . 18, 1862 * Battle of Fredericksburg VA aftermath * General Ambrose E. Burnside Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "From General Burnside's Army" "The Withdrawal of Our Forces" "Armistice To Bury The Dead" "Additional Details Of The Fighting" and more. This was following the defeat of the North at the Battle of Fredericksburg, with a lengthy list of the casualties. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:48

$38.00
175338

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA w/ War of the Regulation NC Regulators 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433101569

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 18, 1771 * Rare Colonial Pennsylvania title * North Carolina regulators * Great masthead for display This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper. A terrific issue on the trouble with the Regulators of North Carolina, as page 2 contains a petition to the governor concerning the War of Regulation, followed by the governor's response in which he calls for the Regulators to put down their arms and surrender, etc. One paragraph begins: "Benjamin Merrill, you have been indicted & found guilty by your country of high treason...", he being among the leaders of the Regulators. ... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:48

$235.00
175337

CAUSES AND NESCISSITY OF TAKING UP ARMS Revolutionary War Start 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433101012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 15, 1775 * Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms * Second Continental Congress resolution * re. American Revolutionary War An inside page has a letter which makes reference to Ben Franklin and the American situation, including: "...but whether Mr.Burke may deserve chastisement or not should Dr. Franklin & the Americans be scourged on Mr. Burke's back with so much severity?...I shall at present only mention the four following: 1st, That men are by nature all free, equal and independent & no man can be put out of this estate without his own consent..." with more (see for portions). There is more American content further on including reports from Charleston with: "...the Governor h... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:47

$345.00
175336

1677 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 342 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775129985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 16, 1677 * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had * 17th century original This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspa... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:47

$47.00
175335

RENO GANG Outlaw Brothers Train Robbers Seymour Indiana LYNCHINGS 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433100002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, December 13, 1868 * Reno Gang brothers lynchings * Train robbers - outlaws On the front page under "Lynch Law" is a report: "Three More of the Indiana Express Mob Hung by the Regulators". Report states that members of the Vigilance Committee from Seymour arrived at New-Albany (Ind.) overpowered the jailer at the Floyd County Jail and "...the watchman was...compelled to open the cells of the...express robbers, John, Frank and Simon Reno, and Charles Anderson, who were immediately seized upon and all four were hung..." There is a second account that has additional details of the lynching, mentioning that Frank & William Reno were hung on the same pillar and that Simon was hung from the ceiling. The... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:47

$66.00
175334

LZ 129 HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin EXPLOSION Disaster w/ Photos 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775129610

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 7, 1937 * Hindenburg airship disaster * Lakehurst NJ New Jersey * Photos for display This is one of the best Hindenburg disaster issues we have offered. See the many photos for not only the very dramatic front page but the two pages of photos inside. The three line banner headline announces: "Hindenburg, World's Largest Zeppelin, Completely Destroyed in Lakehurst Explosion; 33 Killed, 64 Escape Flames." The front page photo is very large & very dramatic. At the bottom of the ftpg. is a boxed-in article headed: "Hitler Stunned By Tragedy". Just inside the front page are pages "A" and "B", both dominated by dramatic photos of the explosion and the injured. Many related articles as well ... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:46

$665.00
175333

JEWISH Judaica Jews MARK TWAIN Samuel Clemens Germans in 1898 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775129329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1898 * Mark Twain * Jewish - Jews - Judaica The most significant article is: "Stirring Times In Austria" is by Mark Twain, taking over 9 pages and includes several illustrations (see). At this time Austria was involved in an uproar with riots over political issues, at a time when Mark Twain was there. Previously thought to having anti-Semitic leanings, his sentiments towards the Jews changed during the Civil War, but it was in this article that he first expressed, in writing, support for them. Near the end of the article he wrote: "...three or four days of furious rioting in Prague, followed by the establishing there of martial law; the Jews & Germans were harried & plun... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:45

$83.00
175332

ANDREW JACKSON Square New Orelans Equestrian STATUE Unveil Print 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775129216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 1, 1856 * Andrew Jackson statue unveiling * Jackson Square, New Orleans * Battle of New Orleans equestrian hero Ftpg. shows: "Inauguration of the Jackson Statue, New Orleans--Procession Passing Into Jackson Square, Opposite the Old Cathedral". Prints inside include: "View of Malta & Fortifications..." "English Mail Steamer Entering the Port of Malta"; three prints of "Social Life in Hayti" with text; "Gordon's New Card Press" "Hospital at Scutari, Near Constantinople" for soldiers of the Crimean War. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:45

$37.00
175331

Rare & Very Early 1803 Newspaper CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433096189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Dec. 30, 1803 * Very rare & early Southern title A volume I issue (number 301) of this famous title. Taking much of pg. 2 is a chart: "The Charleston Price Current" as well as charts for "Premiums Of Insurance" the "Price Of Stocks" and the "Course Of Exchange". Also a pg. 3 ad headed: "Public Auction" that begins: "This Day, the 30th instant, will be sold before my store, A Likely Yellow Girl..." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:44

$88.00
175330

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns DRY No More 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433095450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 7, 1933 * Prohibition ending * Beer returns at midnight * Legal liquor The bold, front page banner headline announces: "ALL'S QUIET AS BEER ARRIVES" with one column ftpg. heads: "City's Welcome To New Brew Is An Orderly One" "Traffic in Jam at Breweries". This was the Cullen-Harrison Act which allowed for the sale of 3.2% beer throughout the nation on April 7. The full end of Prohibition would come on Dec. 5 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Page 2 has no fewer than 8 beer-related articles (see photos). Also, the back page is filled with photos with ten of them related to the reintroduction of beer. The banner headline has: "Chicagoans Quench Thirst With Legal 3.2 Per Cent... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:44

$285.00
175329

Great 18th Century EUROPEAN MAP - French and Indian War OSWEGO 1756 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775128604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1756 * Great & quite large map of Europe * Oswego - French & Indian War * Judaica - Jewish content The prime feature would be the very nice & large foldout map titled in the cartouche: "A New & Correct CHART of EUROPE..." which shows all of Europe as well as Iceland, Russia, North Africa, and parts of the Middle East including Jerusalem, Joppa, Cairo, & Cyprus. This map measures 13 1/4 by 16 1/2 inches, margins being sufficiently wide. There is some off-setting of ink in the two right corners, from having been folded into itself for over 250 years. Otherwise in excellent condition. Under the heading near the back: "American News" is a report which includes: "...concerning... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:44

$190.00
175328

Terrific SLAVERY AUCTION Slaves Sale at Montgomery Alabama PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775128461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Jan. 26, 1861 A very rare issue as the front page has a terrific print captioned: "Annual Sale and Hiring of Slaves at Montgomery, Ala." accompanied with an article of the same heading. Only rarely were slave auction prints put in newspapers of the day, and this is great in that it is on the front page. Compounding the rarity is this being an uncommon title. Inside has: "Scene in Front of the Capitol, Montgomery, Ala., on the Day the Ordinance of Secession Was Passed." and a print of: "The Secession War--Scenes on the Ramparts of Fort Sumter." The back page has a political cartoon. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:43

$610.00
175327

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Beer Baron GANGSTER Prison Release 1930 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433093966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 18, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone released from prison * Chicago beer baron - gangster boss * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a great banner headline: "CAPONE SPEEDS FOR CHICAGO" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Photo of Capone is on the back page. First report coverage on Al Capone's release from prison after serving 10 months for illegal gun possession. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper"... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:43

$192.00
175326

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433093615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 5, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial * Rare printing of Henry David Thoreau's lecture The last column of the front page has heads on the John Brown raid: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "More of the Insurrectionists Convicted" "Copeland's Confession" "Progress of The Revolution" "Endorsement of John Brown & His Cause" "Kansas Abolition Testimony Against Old John Brown" and more. The article takes a full column & carries over to take nearly 3 columns on pg. 2. Terrific detail. Perhaps the most noteworthy content is the page 2 article containing details of Henry David Thoreau's impassioned Boston lecture (attended by Frederick Douglass) regar... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:42

$120.00
175325

Very Rare 1852 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775127459

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, August 13, 1852 * Extremely rare title We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847. Douglass was perhaps the most famous 19th century African-American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "Cotton Divinity and Infidelity" "The Free Colored People's Convention" "Free Soil Convention" "Light In The South" "Second Anti-Slavery Festival" "Counterpart to Uncle Tom" &... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:41

$7,250.00
175298

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Boston Theatre Performance REVIEW & AD1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773884658

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 30, 1863 * Rare John Wilkes Booth performance review & ad It's always great to find news or advertisement tidbits about historic figures long before their names would draw national or international attention. Here is a great example. Near the top of the front page is an intriguing advertisement for the play "Hamlet' at the Howard Anthenaeum, noting the role of Hamlet is to be played by "Mr. Wilkes Booth" (see). Additionally, the ftpg. has a review noting: "Mr. Wilkes Booth's magnetism is as strong as ever, and this theatre has been crowded at each of his two performances by applauding auditors. Tonight he is to play Hamlet...". (see). Given this is a Boston theater, this report of ... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 15:20

$74.00
175297

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention Descrp. 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392431539803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 27, 1878 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor Most of a column on page 11 is taken up with: "The Phonograph" "Edison Explains His Invention to the Washington Academy of Science". Subheads include: "Mr. Thomas A. Edison" "Edison In Person" "What the Phonograph is Like" which is very descriptive of the new invention. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2019 15:19

$78.00
175296

Captain Joshua Huddy & Charles ASGILL AFFAIR Revolutionary War 1782 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773872597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 13, 1782 * American Revolutionary War The back page has a nice report on the famous case of Capt. Joshua Huddy, a captured American patriot who was hanged by Loyalists. Huddy's death became a motive force behind one of the first international incidents of the fledgling United States when the Continental army planned to execute a young British officer in retaliation in what became known as the "Asgill Affair". The report mentions: "...then taken on shore under pretence of being exchanged, but was in fact forced to the first tree that could be found on which he was hung till he was dead, without any trial, or charge made against him. Upon this being related to General Washington, he imm... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:59

$83.00
175295

Benedict Arnold & Peace ? REVOLUTIONARY WAR Original Enemy 1782 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392431507418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 21, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * General Benedict Arnold The back page has a report from London which notes in part: "General Arnold was in the gallery of the House of Commons...a noble Lord...to move the House to clear the gallery for the purpose of removing the officer, whose presence at Court when the Commons addressed the King, he had before complained of as particularly obnoxious to him and every friend to peace with America..." and a bit more. All of pg. 4 is a terrific letter from an officer who served under the command of Lord Cornwallis, with some criticisms as to his efforts in America. One bit notes: "His first charge against Lord Cornwallis is neglecting the loy... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:59

$45.00
175294

CHARLESTON SC South Carolina French and Indian War Naval 1760 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773872181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 16, 1760 * Charleston, South Carolina * French and Indian War The front page begins with a half-column article under the heading: "America" which has an "Extract of a Letter from Charles-Town, in South Carolina" reporting on the French & Indian War (see). The back page contains an: "Extract of a Letter from South Carolina" which has a naval report. Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:59

$32.00
175293

AMELIA EARHART Airplane LOST over Pacific Ocean EULOGY Death 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773859505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1937. * Amelia Earhart memorial (death) * Lost over the Pacific Ocean The top of page 5 has a three column photo with heading: "Honoring The Memory Of A Famous Aviatrix" Also a one column heading: "TRIBUTES ARE PAID TO AMELIA EARHART" with subheads. (see) Was this her official funeral after being lost over the Pacific Ocean in early July of the same year ? Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Each issue is complete with 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:37

$48.00
175292

HADASSAH MEDICAL CONVOY MASSACRE Jewish Doctors Nurses Jews Arabs 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773859389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1948 * Hadassah medical convoy massacre * Mount Scopus, Northeast Jerusalem * Jewish doctors, nurses - Jews - Judaica The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "34 JEWS ARE SLAIN IN HOSPITAL CONVOY" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) First report coverage on the Hadassah Medical convoy massacre on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem during the 1947-48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 ... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:37

$58.00
175291

COCOANUT GROVE Boston MA Worst Nightclub FIRE 1st Report 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392431487672

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Nov. 29, 1942 * Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire (1st report) * Worst nightclub disaster in U.S. history * Early rpt. as 492 would be the total dead The front page has a nice banner headline: "FEAR 100 DEAD IN CAFE FIRE" with subheads. Nice for display. Note the headline reports maybe 100 perished making this a very early report as close to 500 would die in this disaster. Twenty plus pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:37

$88.00
175290

CHARLIE CHAPLIN "The Great Dictator" Movie Opening w/ Review & Ad 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773858531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Nov. 13, 1940 * "The Great Dictator" opening w/ review * Charlie Chaplin's first true sound film * Political satire comedy-drama movie * Adolph Hitler - Benito Mussolini - fascism Page 28 has the review for the famous Charlie Chaplin movie "The Great Dictator" with the heading: "Chaplin Wages His Own War Against Totalitarianism in 'The Great Dictator'" Also on the same page is a 10 x 8 inch advertisement for the film which opened in San Francisco the night prior. (see) Chaplin later claimed he would never has made the movie if he knew the extent of the horrors of the concentration camps at the time. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the mast... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:36

$48.00
175289

ROARING TWENTIES Economic Prosperity Highs Pre Stock Market Crash 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392431486390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1929 * Roaring Twenties financial prosperity * Pre stock market crash record highs Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Stocks Set Records as Money Drops to 6%; Heavy Profit-Taking Interrupts Advance" (see) This financial bliss would come to a disastrous end a few months later. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this being from the city where Wall Street is located. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:36

$40.00
175288

PEARL HARBOR ATTACK Frank Knox's Official Navy Report 1941 WWII Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392431485208

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Final Morning Extra, December 16, 1941 * Official Pearl Harbor attack report * Frank Knox - secretary of the Navy * U.S. enters World War II - WWII The front page has a nice headline: "FLEET ON HUNT FOR REVENGE" with subheads. (see). Also text of Knox's official report on the infamous attack. Complete with 30 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, archival mending along the right margin, small hole in the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:35

$48.00
175287

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT Navy Order to Protect American Waters WWII 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773856966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, September 12, 1941 * President Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR * United States Navy to protect our waters * Shoot on sight order made The front page has a nice headline: "F.D.R. Orders Navy to Sink Axis U-Boats, Raiders on Sight!" with subheads that include: "The President's Historic Address" and more. Complete text with photo of FDR is on page 6. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:34

$48.00
175286

PARTITION OF Union of INDIA Dominion of Pakistan Independence 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773856509

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 15, 1947 * Partition of India (1st report) The front page has a one column heading: "MOUNTBATTEN NEW GOVERNOR OF HINDU INDIA" with subhead. (see) More on page 2. Related photo on the back page. First report coverage on the partition of the British Indian Empire into the Dominion of Pakistan and the Union of India. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:34

$82.00
175285

WIZARD OF OZ Judy Garland Opening Day Film MOVIE REVIEW w/ Ad 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392431481410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 18, 1939 * "Wizard of Oz" is reviewed upon its premiere * Judy Garland & more Page 10 contains a review of the new featured movie titled "Wizard of Oz". The review is headed: "'Hollywood Discovers Oz And Explodes a Theory" Also on the same page is a 4 x 4 inch advertisement for the movie which opened in San Francisco the day prior. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:34

$62.00
175284

WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT Opening WEEKEND Film Movie Ad 1988 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773855859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 24, 1988 * "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" - Robert Zemeckis * Best Grand Opening weekend movie advertisement * Live-action/animated comedy A terrific issue on the premiere weekend of the motion picture hit "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique & dramatic coverage with truly top-shelf, eye-catching displayability. Page 7 of section VI has a 5/6 page advertisement for the film (see). A quite rare issue as it would not have been saved since it contains no historically significant content. Complete 1st and Calendar sections (VI)... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:33

$58.00
175283

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD EDITION England Gazette 1665 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773855528

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 29, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #22 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. This is issue number 22. T... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:33

$1,740.00
175265

Rare & Early 19th Century DUBLIN IRELAND Province of Leinster 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429817801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUBLIN EVENING POST, Ireland, Aug. 1, 1807 A typical newspaper of the day with mostly European news reports with a great wealth of ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:18

$36.00
175264

The Great NEW YORK CITY BLACKOUT World Trade Center w/ Photo 1977 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429812434

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1977. * Rare issue from the famous New York City blackout This is an unusual issue which was published the day of the "black out" in New York City. A note on the front page explains that * This is a special blackout edition... which had to be taken to the Hackensack "Record" presses across the river in New Jersey to be printed, with other details of this special edition noted. The only photo on the front page shows the New York City skyline in darkness, however the World Trade Center is eerily lit up (see photo). This is the complete 40 page issue in nice condition save for some browning at the central fold.

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:18

$24.00
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