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179125

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Portraiture re. Temperament 1795 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961179893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 2, 1795 * President George Washington The ftpg. has an interesting "portraiture" of the President, George Washington, which describes his temperament, etc. The bkpg. has 14 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, untrimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:47

$58.00
179124

(3) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696267968

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 11, 1795 * President George Washington * 3 Acts of Congress signed in script The front page features 3 Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, & in block type by the V.P.: John Adams. A displayable issue as such. Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:46

$127.00
179123

BENEDICT ARNOLD Major John Andre TREASON Revolutionary War Defect 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696267046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 14, 1780 * Benedict Arnold defects * Major John Andre treason * Revolutionary War All of the front page is taken up with reports on the Revolutionary War including most of the first column being a letter datelined: "New York, Oct. 12" and signed in type: H. Clinton. This letter deals with the Andre/Arnold treason plot and includes in part: "...I had the honour of informing your Lordship that the American Major General Arnold had quitted the rebel service, and joined the King's standard; and I at the same time gave your Lordship a circumstantial detail of the reason that induced him to take this step, as well as of the unfortunate failure of a plan, which...if carried into execution... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:45

$430.00
179122

Historic CORNWALLIS Surrenders at YORKTOWN Revolutionary War 1781 U.K. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696266711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 27, 1781 * Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown * Revolutionary War ending * Historic item - 1st report This is one of the more noteworthy issues of the Chronicle for the entire Revolutionary War, as it is the first issue in this title to announce the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, essentially ending the Revolutionary War. Although the formal letter from Cornwallis announcing the surrender would appear in the next issue, that issue dated Nov. 29 was simply a more formal announcement as the "news" was in this issue of November 27. Page 4 has a report headed: "London" which includes: "We are sorry to communicate to our readers the following authentic particulars of the disast... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:45

$2,450.00
179121

12 TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE Solomon Northup Kidnapping into Slavery 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961178874

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Jan. 18, 1853 * Twelve Years a Slave * Solomon Northup * Kidnapped into slavery The front page has a report "From Washington" which includes, in part, some details of the 1841 abduction and subsequent enslavement of freedman Solomon Northup as described in his 1853 memoir "Twelve Years a Slave" and depicted in the 2013 Oscar-winning film based on his account. Part of the subhead notes: "...Recovery of a Free [Black]...". The text reads in part: "...H.B. Northrup, Whig candidate for Congress...passed a law authorizing the Governor to take measures to restore to freedom colored citizens from that State, kidnapped into slavery...Governor Hunt issued a commission to Northrup to recover a free c... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:44

$335.00
179120

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Disaster Illustrations PRINTS 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696266130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1871 * Great Chicago Fire of 1871 Full ftpg: "Chicago In Ruins--Laying The Cornerstone of the First Building After the Fire" plus 3 other fullpgs. of fire scenes and a dramatic doublepage centerfold on the "Ruin & Desolation Of Chicago" (small binding holes here). A great issue on the Chicago fire.Also a dramatic fullpg: "A Prison Van Discharging At The Tombs". Included also is the "Supplement" issue which features a full page Nast cartoon: The Good-For-Nothing in Miss Columbia's Public School". The complete issue, some wear at margins, generally good.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:43

$74.00
179118

Rare EL PASO TX Texas 19th Century Southwestern Mexican Border 1896 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961177908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EL PASO INTERNATIONAL TIMES, El Paso, Texas, July 14, 1896 * Very rare Southwestern title Filled with various news of the day. Page 3 has a nice illustrated baseball advertisement. Four pages, printed on uncommonly thick-stock newsprint, good condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:42

$74.00
179117

BATTLE OF THE ROSEBUD Creek Montana George Crook vs SIOUX Indians 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696265493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 24, 1876 * Battle of the Rosebud Creek * George Crook vs. Crazy Horse * Custer Massacre a few days away Page 5 has a very nice and detailed report on the Battle of Rosebud Creek which occurred on June 17, just 8 days prior to the fateful battle of Little Big Horn. Headings that include: "THE INDIAN WAR" "Big Fight With the Sioux on the Rosebud Creek" "Almost A Savage Victory" "Graphic Details of the March, the Encounter and the Retreat" "Thirteen Sioux Scalps" and more with smaller subheads. Text takes up about 2 3/4 columns. Complete in 10 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:42

$79.00
179116

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696264721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 8, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Springfield, Illinois funeral train All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The top of the ftpg. has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Stir Among the Traitors in Canada" "Flight of Sanders & Tucker" "Whereabouts of the Head Rebel" "He Leaves Charlotte, N.C. on the 25th" "Stoneman Close On His Heels" and also on the ftpg: "The Harris Trial" "Evidence Against the Accused" "He Advises Rebel Soldiers Not to Take the Oath" and more. Inside pages have various items concerning the Lincoln funeral, including: "Our Dead President" "Chicago to Springfield" "Andy Johnson & the Black Race" "The Closing Scenes at Springfield" "A Homeste... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:41

$72.00
179115

KRISTALLNACHT Night of Broken Glass JEWS Jewish Pogrom HOLOCAUST 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961177463

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill): “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Nov. 11, 1938 * Crystal Night (Kristallnacht) * Night of Broken Glass * Persecution of Jews * Jewish ghettos announced A banner headline announces a follow-up to what became known as Kristallnacht, the "night of broken glass". "HITLER TO PUSH JEWS INTO GHETTO" with subheads: "Nazis Draft Laws On Medieval Lines as 'Final Solution' " "Consider Expulsion of Foreign Jews---Hitler to Talk at Vom Rath Rites". The article carries ... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:41

$122.00
179114

Best GERALD FORD President Sworn In NIXON Resigns 1974 WASHINGTON D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961177368

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WASHINGTON POST, Aug. 10, 1974 * President Richard Nixon resigns * Best title to have The 2-line banner headline announces: "Ford Becomes 38th President, Promises Openness and Candor" with a ftpg. photo of Nixon: "Sad, Emotional Nixon Bids Farewell to Staff" and a larger photo of Gerald R. Ford being sworn into office. Great to have this notable issue in the Washington Post. Rare to find the complete issue with what appears to be ten sections. Very nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:40

$83.00
179113

RAYMOLND HAMILTON Bonnie & Clyde Barrow Gang EXECUTED Elec. Chair 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696263291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, May 10, 1935 * Ray Hamilton executed (electric chair) * Bonnie & Clyde Barrow gang fame * Huntsville, Texas State Penitentiary The front page has a one column heading: "RAY HAMILTON, TEXAS OUTLAW, ELECTROCUTED" with subhead. (see) Hamilton was a member of the Clyde Barrow Gang in the early 1930's. Complete with 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:40

$45.00
179112

TED WILLIAMS Official .406 Batting Avgerage Boston Red Sox MLB 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961177174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, December 15, 1941 * Ted Williams .406 batting average enters record books * Boston Red Sox - major league baseball - MLB * 1st ever divisional playoff game... NFL football * Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers The sports section (page 3B) has a chart titled: "Official American League Batting Averages" which show Williams with a .406 average. Also notable on page 2B is: "It's Bears and Giants for Title" with subheads. Also team lineups, 2 photos and game stats. First report coverage on the very first NFL divisional playoff game ever played. The front page has headlines concerning the recent bombing of Pearl Harbor with photo of the USS Arizona. Complete with 30+ pages, light toning and ... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:40

$62.00
179111

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Solo Airplane Flight New Record MEXICO 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696261309

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, May 8, 1935 * Amelia Earhart solo flight (during) * New aviation record - Mexico to NY The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AMELIA EARHART OVER U.S. ON FLIGHT MEXICO-NEW YORK" with subheads. (see) Complete with 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:37

$48.00
179110

NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish vs. MICHIGAN STATE Game of the Century 1966 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696260918

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 20, 1966 * Notre dame Fighting Irish * Michigan State Spartans * College football classic The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "NOTRE DAME AND MICHIGAN STATE PLAY 10-10 TIE" with subhead and large photo of the game-tying field goal. Much more on page 3 with two more related photos. First report coverage on Notre Dame vs. Michigan State football game. This game is considered one of the "the game of the century" contests and remains one of the most controversial games in college football history. Much on other college football games of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:36

$72.00
179109

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1861 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696260736

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 25, 1861 * From the Confederate capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "Another Letter from the Rev. H. A. Henderson--Affairs in Kentucky" "Camp Life In Texas--A Queer Case of Cholera" and other items including a great wealth of ads. War news continues on the inside pages with: "The Northern Newspaper Press" " "Health of the Camp" "The Poor Old Lady at Manassas" "More Aid for the Sick Soldiers" "Camp Cobb--16th Regiment Georgia Volunteers" "Our Navy" "Army of the Potomac" "News from Baltimore & Harper's Ferry" "Southern War News" "From Kentucky" and much more. The back page is filled with ads including six u... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:36

$83.00
179108

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961174563

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 21, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Among the various front page reports are those headed: "Our Lake Defenses" "Army Correspondence" "What the Morning Journal Say" "Murder of a Mississippi Officer" "Saltpeter" which is used to make gunpowder; "American Brigadiers" and a bit more. One of the articles with a small head is: "Church Bells For Cannon" which tells of bells being turned in to be made into cannons at a local foundry (see). Page 2 has some nice column heads including: "Latest From Island No. Ten" "Attack of the Gunboats on Tuesday" "Several Disabled" "Rumor Of Evacuation of New Madrid" "The Enemy Moving Towards Corinth" plus there are various ... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:35

$144.00
179107

Joseph Warren REVERE COPPER COMPANY Bell Foundry Advertisement 1822 MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961174377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, March 14, 1822 The bottom of the front page includes a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Nice to have this Revere item on the front page of a Boston newspaper. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:35

$18.00
179106

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696260046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 5, 1862 * From the Confederate capital The ftpg. has: "Battle the Spoiler" which begins: "The cry which comes up most profoundly from the bottom of the hearts of the people of the North, at this crisis, is that the South, which they fancy to be on the verge of being subjugated, must be made to pay the costs of the war..." with much more. Also on the ftpg: "Death of Confederate Prisoners at St. Louis" with a list of names. Articles inside include: "The Attack Upon Cumberland Gap" "Who Planned the Virginia?" which concerns the historic ironclad ship to be renamed the Merrimac; "Gen. A.S. Johnston" "Yankees and Mules" "Our Naval Officers" "Latest from the North" "Important Letter... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:34

$94.00
179105

BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA 16th Street Baptist Church BOMBING Kill ARREST 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961174001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., September 30, 1963 * Birmingham, Alabama church bombing * Robert Chambliss & Charles Cagle arrested * African-American girls killed * Martin Luther King Jr. The front page has a two column heading: "Alabama Police Jail Two In Church Bombing Case" (see) Eight pages, small tape mend on the front page, some small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:34

$38.00
179104

PAUL BEAR BRYANT Kentucky Wildcats Football Coach - Minnestoa ? 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696259368

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE , December 14, 1950 * Early Paul Bear Bryant at Kentucky * Alabama Crimson Tide football fame Page 22 has a five column heading: "Bryant Warm on 'U' Job; Gustafson Out" with small photo of Bryant. (see) Bryant would not take this job and stay at Kentucky a few more years before going the Texas A & M then eventually to Alabama. Complete with 34 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:33

$44.00
179103

WRIGHT BROTHERS Airplane Flyer Added SMITHSONIAN Institute PHOTO 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961173495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, December 18, 1948 * Wright Brothers 'Flyer' * Smithsonian Institute induction Page 3 a nice five column photo headed: "The Wrights' Kitty Hawk Is Enshrined in Smithsonian" which shows the famous 'Flyer' hanging in the Smithsonian with brief text underneath. . First report coverage on the Smithsonian accepting the Wright Brothers famous airplane into their collection. Complete with all 22 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:33

$48.00
179102

IBN SAUD Abdulaziz Saudi Arabia Monarch Conquers YEMENI War 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696258714

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 4, 1934 * King Ibn Saud conquers Yemen * Saudi-Yemeni War - Saudi Arabia The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Arabian Conquest Threatens Europe's Hold on Near East" with subhead. (see) Eighteen pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small library stamp within masthead, generally good.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:32

$52.00
179101

Rare ATLANTA GA Georgia CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696257201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, June 15, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. See the information at the bottom of this listing. The front page has 2 1/2 columns taken up with: "The Yankee Conduct Of The War". Other front page content includes: "Affairs in Mississippi" "Adventures of a Young Lade in the Army" (small hole here: see) "Arrival of Refugees" "Couldn't Stand the Yankees" "Rumors of Military Movements" and other items. The back page has: "From Vicksburg & The Mississippi" which has very minor loss at the left edge (see). Other items incl... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:30

$146.00
179100

BONNIE & CLYDE Parker Injury & Barrow Kidnapping Murders Police 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961171115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1933 * Clyde Barrow Gang * Kidnapping & murder * Bonnie & Clyde fame Page 4 has one column headlines: "2 TEXAS DESPERADOES KIDNAP TWO OFFICERS" and "Woman Companion Uninjured as Car Is Wrecked--Farm Family Terrorized, One Is Shot" Rare to find news accounts on this famous outlaw almost a year prior to his death. First report coverage after the accident in which left Bonnie Parker with a severely burnt leg. Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 34 pages, light browning very minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:27

$57.00
179099

Old City & East REUNIFICATION OF JERUSALEM Day Israel Jewish Jews 1967 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696247025

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 29, 1967 * Reunification of Jerusalem * East Jerusalem The front page has three column headline: "Divided Jerusalem Made Single City; U. S. Won't Recognize Hasty Action" with subhead. Also on the front page: "Israeli Annexation Felt Violation of Confidence" with caption: "Washington Deplores Move" 1st report coverage on reunification of Jerusalem, establishing Israeli control over the "Old City". Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:24

$49.00
179098

STANDING ROCK INDIAN RESERVATION North & South Dakota SIOUX Print 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961169338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 22, 1887 The full front page shows: "A Curious Indian Ceremony at Standing Rock Agency--the Sioux Chief 'Fire Cloud' Dedicating the Sacred Standing Rock to Peace & Plenty." The centerfold shows: "The Question of National Defenses--Condition of the United States Navy" with 2 scenes. Also: "The Strike of the Coal-Handlers at the Weehawken Docks" and other prints. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:24

$46.00
179097

Rare TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA Pre Civil War Antebellum Mexican War 1846 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695405814

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, May 16, 1846 * Rare antebellum title * Mexican War Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, seven years before the Civil War. The key content in this is breaking news headlines on page 3 from the start of the Mexican War: "From The Army" "Glorious News!" "Gen. Taylor Attacked in his Entrenchments!!" "Repulse Of The Mexicans With The Loss Of Seven Hundred Men!" "Junction Of Gen. Taylor's Army With His Stores At Point Isabel". The report begins: "We stop the press to give the following information from the Army of the frontier..." & more (see). There is a related ... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:19

$93.00
179096

NEW YORK YANKEES World Series Baseball CHAMPIONS Lou Gehrig more 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695404584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Oct. 7, 1936 * New York Yankees baseball * World Series Champions * Joe DiMaggio & Lou Gehrig era The sports page has a photo headed: "Clinching Title With Spectacular Slide", then the lengthy report with column heads: "Yanks Show Supremacy in the Series" "More Than Two Score Records Broken or Equaled" with talk of the "murderers' row". Twelve pages, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:18

$53.00
179095

BOLD VENTURE Thoroughbred Race Horse Racing KENTUCKY DERBY Win 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695403648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS & OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, May 3, 1936 * Bold Venture wins Kentucky Derby * Thoroughbred race horse racing The sports page has a banner headline: "Bold Venture Defeats Favored Brevity by Head to Win Derby" with a photo of the Kentucky Derby winning horse and jockey. A related report as well. The complete issue, nice condition.

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:17

$48.00
179094

Rare PORT DE MARSEILLE France Importation of Goods Miniature 1773 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695403404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANIFESTES DE MARCHANDISES D'ENTREE DANA LE PORT DE MARSEILLE, (France), December 25, 1773 * Curious little "newspaper" * Pre revolutionary era from France This is a very curious little newspaper, loosely translated to: "Manifest of Goods Imported at the Port of Marseille". Qualifies as a periodical as the issue carries a specific date. But there is no text, instead a listing of various goods with quantities (see). Totally in the French language, four pages, 4 1/2 by 7 inches, never bound nor trimmed, staining at the center.

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:17

$28.00
179093

ELIZABETH CADY STANTON Women's Rights Suffragist Movement DEATH 1902 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695403165

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, Oct. 27, 1902 * Elizabeth Cady Stanton death (1st report) * Suffragist - Women's Rights Movement The top of page 2 has an illustration of: "Elizabeth Cady Stanton" which is headed: "Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Woman Suffragist Leader Is Dead" with a related article. Eight pages, loose at the spine with some chipping at margins.

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:16

$59.00
179092

Actor JOHN WILKES BOOTH Abraham Lincoln Assassin Found & KILLED 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695402999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1865 * Assassin John Wilkes Booth * Found at Garrett's Farm & shot dead * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination A very historic issue with the front page, first column heads: "BOOTH'S END" "The Shooting of the Assassin of the President" "The Flight and Desperate Resistance" "He is Traced Through the Swam[ps of Maryland and Virginia and Burned Out of a Barn" "He Refuses to Surrender and is Shot" "The Body In Washington" "Harrold Captured and in Irons" "Full Details of the Pursuit and Captures" and even more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, some foxing, generally nice condition.

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:16

$250.00
179091

Best SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE California Fire Disaster 1st Report 1906 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695402837

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CALL-CHRONICLE-EXAMINER, San Francisco, California, April 19, 1906 * Best San Francisco earthquake issue to be had This newspaper is destined to be--if not already--one of the premiere issues of the early 20th century. See the photos for the great headlines and reports found on the front page. Due to the destruction of the presses in San Francisco, these three separate & competing newspapers combined under one masthead for this issue, printing the paper of this date across the bay on the presses of the Oakland Tribune. This issue is noteworthy in containing no advertisements but rather is replete in its four pages with reports on the earthquake and fire. Plus banner headlines on pages 1, 2, 3, and 4 which was alm... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:15

$1,350.00
179090

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Native Americans Indians Treaty 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695402383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 23, 1796 * President George Washington * Native Americans - Indians treaty Taking most of the front page & a portion of page 2 a treaty, headed at the top of pg. 1 with a script signature of the President: George Washington, and beginning: "Whereas a treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of America & the tribes of Indians, called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chipewas, Putawatimes, Miamis, Eel River, Weeas Kickapoos, Pinkashaws, and Kaskaskias...". The document is signed in type by: Anthony Wayne, followed by a very lengthy list of signatures (with an X) of the various Indian chiefs, and ultimately at the end of the treaty by the President in script type... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:15

$137.00
179089

BABE RUTH Opening Day w/ New York Yankees "Murderers' Row"? Photo 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695401588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Conn., April 14, 1920 * Babe Ruth's opening day w/ New York Yankees * Caricature/photos of a early version of "Murderers Row" This was the day (April 14th) that Babe Ruth made his debut with the New York Yankees. The bottom of page 9 has a caricature/photo of the top hitters on the Yankees team with heading: "Mighty Slugging Power Of Yankees Doesn't Assure Them The Pennant" and brief text underneath. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the central fold and left margin, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:14

$88.00
179088

Los Angeles NFL RAMS Are Born Cleveland Football Team St. Louis 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372960337803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 13, 1937 * NFL Rams are created * National Football League * Cleveland - Los Angeles - St. Louis The front page of section 2 (sport's) has a great banner headline: "VOTE CLEVELAND PRO FOOTBALL FRANCHISE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: The Cleveland Rams were founded by attorney Homer Marshman in 1937. Their name, the Rams, comes from the nickname of Fordham University. Rams was selected to honor the hard work of the football players that came out of that university. They were part of the newly formed American Football League and finished the 1936 regular sea... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:14

$88.00
179087

Cosa Nostra MAFIA Cosa Nostra EXPOSED Joseph Valachi Vito Genovese1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695399331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., September 28, 1963 * Mafia - Cosa Nostra exposed * Joseph Valachi * Vito Genovese The front page has a two column heading: "Valachi Gives Graphic Account of Crime World"First report coverage on Joseph Valachi being the first Mafia member to publicly acknowledge the existence of the Mafia. Complete with 8 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice.

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:12

$44.00
179086

VALENTINA TERESHKOVA Russian Soviet Cosmonaut 1ST WOMAN in Space 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695398301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, June 20, 1963 * Valentina Tereshkova - 1st woman in space * Vostok 6 - Russian spaceship The front page has a one column photo of Tereshkova with heading: "Woman Flier Not a Pilot" See images for text here. Ten pages, small library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Russian: Валенти́на Влади́мировна Терешко́ва; born 6 March 1937) is the first woman in space, now a retired Soviet cosmonaut. Out of more than four hundred applicants and then out of five finalists, she was selected to pilot Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963 and become the first woman to fly in space. On this mission, lasting almos... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:11

$38.00
179043

YALE University DAILY NEWS Oldest College Daily 1950 New Haven CT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692783620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: YALE DAILY NEWS, New Haven, Conn. March 2, 1950 * Yale University * Liberal publication This 10 page tabloid size newspaper has on campus news with much to do with sports. See images for portion. Complete in nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:30

$23.00
179042

Rare SACRAMENTO CA Capital of California OLD WEST Era 1868 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692783484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, Nov. 7, 1868 * Wild Old West * Rare title * Post Civil War This 8 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:30

$28.00
179040

SOJOURNER TRUTH Black Woman Abolitionist Women's Activist 1882 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692782953

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1882 * Sojourner Truth * Black Woman * Woman's Activist Perhaps the most interesting item in this issue is just a small, inconspicuous item on page 3 under the "Personal" column reading: "Sojourner Truth writers to us from Battle Creek, Michigan, in reference to recent published paragraphs of her having a fine home, and her having made a will, etc. She says she has made no will, owns no farm, but has a small house encumbered by a mortgage, and has no income but what she derives from the narrative of her life and sale of her photograph, which she hopes, and we hope, her friends will buy to help her along in this one-hundred-and-seventh year of her stay on earth." She would pass aw... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:29

$46.00
179039

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372958031472

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, February 3, 1922 * William Desmond Taylor shot dead The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WOMAN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MURDER OF A MOVIE DIRECTOR" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day. Sixteen pages, light toning and a little wear along the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: William Desmond Taylor (April 26, 1872 – February 1, 1922) was an Irish-born American actor, successful film director of silent movies and a popular figure in the growing Hollywood film colony of the 1910s and early 1920s. His murder on February 1, 1922, along wi... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:28

$52.00
179038

ROSE BOWL Duke University Durham NC Oregon State Beavers Football 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372958030527

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, January 2, 1942 * Rose Bowl football game * Played at Duke University * Oregon State Beavers * World War II attack scare Page 26 has a one column heading: "Beavers Have Laugh On Experts" with subhead: "Upset 3-1 Odds in Beating Duke" The game was played in Durham, North Carolina due to the scare of a Japanese aerial attack at the Rowl Bowl in Pasadena. Much more on other top bowl games. Much on World War II events of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning and a few archival mends at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:27

$44.00
179037

ED GEIN Plainfield Wisconsin Serial Killer & Body Snatcher ARREST 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372958030139

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CINCINNATI TIMES-STAR, November 20, 1957 * Ed Gein caught & arrested * Murderer and body snatcher * Plainfield, Wisconsin butcher The front page has a one column heading: "Gein Will Undergo Lie Tests" with caption "Skulls". (see) His killings, collecting of corpses and what he did with those bodies where portrayed in many movies including "Psycho" and "Silence of the Lambs" . Sixteen pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:26

$44.00
179036

Salem OREGON STATE HOSPITAL Mass Food Poisoning DEATHS 1942 WWII Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692779527

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Nov. 19, 1942 * Oregon State Hospital - Salem * Mass food poisoning disaster The front page has a one column heading: "41 Die, 400 Ill From Asylum Eggs" (see) Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, somw small binding holes along the spine, generally good. wikipedia notes: On November 18, 1942, a mass poisoning occurred at the hospital after a dinner serving of scrambled eggs. Within minutes patients complained of stomach and leg cramps, began vomiting, and had respiratory difficulties. Overall, 467 people got sick and 47 people died. Forensic examination determined that the poisoning was due to a mix-up in the kitchen. Instead of powdered milk, sodium fluoride, a poison t... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:26

$40.00
179035

PINK FLOYD - THE WALL Cult Film Movie Pre-Opening Day AD 1982 L.A. CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692778067

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 12, 1982 * Earliest "Pink Floyd - The Wall" advertisement ? * Pre-grand opening day movie premiere (eve) * Live-action/animated musical drama film A terrific issue on the pre-premiere of the motion picture hit "Pink Floyd - The Wall" 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. This movie would premiere the following day. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for movie 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? Page 3 of section VI... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:25

$67.00
179034

KAREN CARPENTER Singer & Drummer "Carpenters" Singing Duo DEATH 1983 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692777614

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 5, 1983 * Karen Carpenter death (1st report) * American singer and drummer * "The Carpenters" singing duo fame The top of page 12 has a three column headline: "Karen Carpenter, Pop Singer, 32, Is Dead" with photo. (see) Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, a little residue from removing a address label on the front page, nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:24

$92.00
179033

BATTLE OF KWAJALEIN Marshall Islands Roi-Namur U.S. vs Japan 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372958028894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1944 * Battle of Kwajalein Atoll * World War II Pacific Campaign vs. Japan * Marhsall Islands - Roi-Namur The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. FORCE WINS BEACHES ON MARSHALLS ATOLL; BATTLES RAGE ON FIRST JAPANESE SOIL INVADED" with subheads and related photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. 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 content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cos... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:24

$44.00
179032

SUPERMAN 1st Year Daily Comic Strip Joe Shuster 1939 McClure Newspaper Syndicate


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692775267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, October 13, 1939 * Superman B&W (comic strip) * 1st year of publication * Joe Siegel & Joe Shuster The feature is a first year printing of the "Superman" daily comic strip, which began in limited newspapers (through the McClure Newspaper Syndicate) on January 16, 1939. A separate Sunday strip was added on November 5, 1939. The daily strip had a story-line continuity which was separate from the weekly Sunday comic. These strips ran continuously until May 1966. In 1941, the McClure Syndicate had placed the strip in hundreds of newspapers. At its peak, the strip, featuring Superman, was in over 300 daily newspapers and 90 Sunday papers, with a readership of over 20 million. This "Superma... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:23

$49.00
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