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170797

SEA SERPENT New London CT & Stealing Slaves Slavery from Jamaica 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601725702

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 17, 1769 * 18th century sea serpent ? * Slave trade - Jamaica Page 6 has a nice account from Kingston, Jamaica, of a plot to steal slaves using an accomplice slave by the name of Quashee (see). The back page has a letter from New London, Connecticut, concerning: "...an ill-looking voracious sea monster...to steer clear of its devouring jays. It has been seen to devour whole vessels at once..." (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:50

$35.00
170796

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240088889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, March 22, 1865 * Very rare Civil War title * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow * Final weeks of the rebellion W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrest... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:49

$277.00
170795

Rare TORY Revolutionary War w/ GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter to Martha 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240088252

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 24, 1777 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * George Washington letter to Martha This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The first column on the ftpg. features two Proclamations, each signed in type by: W. Howe, the General and Commander in Chief of the British forces. One concerns offering acres of land to those who would enlist in the King's service. Page 2 begins with a fascinating extract of a letter f... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:49

$645.00
170794

Best King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND London Gazette DEATH 1684 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601724097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 9-12, 1684 (note: by today's calendar this would be 1685) * Charles II of England death A nice issue concerning the death of King Charles II, who just died a few days earlier on Feb. 6. This is the first issue of this title published after the Feb. 9 announcement of the king's death. About half of the ftpg. is taken up with a report which begins: "For as much as it hath pleased Almighty God lately to call unto his infinite Mercy the most High and Mighty Prince, Charles the Second of most Blessed Memory..." with much more (see). This is followed by an item from the Duke of Norfolk concerning mourning for the late King, beginning: "Whereas His Majesty hath been pleased to command m... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:49

$104.00
170793

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601722554

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, June 6, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Under reports from London is: "...Letters from Boston, New England, mention that the late public spirit for establishing new manufactures was greatly subsided, the adventurers having met with nothing but disappointments in procuring materials, scarcity of money, & high price of wages." Elsewhere is: "...some dispatches said to be of importance were sent away...to be put on board the packet boat bond for New York, for Major General Gage, commander in chief of his Majesty's forces in North America...Letters from Boston & Philadelphia mention that house rent had fallen in those cities...occasioned by the decay of trade & great scarcity of mon... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:47

$197.00
170792

Rare FORTS GEORGE Niagara River Recapture by British War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601722191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, Jan. 18, 1814 * War of 1812 original * Fort George & Niagara capture The front page includes: "To Thomas Barclay, British Agent for Prisoners at New York". The other pages are filled with war-related news including those headed: "Niagara Frontier" "British Official Accounts of the Recapture of Fort George & Capture of Fort Niagara" "Summary" "Naval Exploits" "Naval & Marine Memoranda" and more. The entire back page is taken up with the "New Year's Address" of the carriers of this newspaper. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-lived newspaper, having begun in 1812 with the exclusive purpose of reporting on the War of... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:47

$37.00
170791

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601721817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 10, 1862 * Rare rebel publication A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The ftpg. has much war news including: "The Situation of the Armies--Falling Back of Our Troops" (see few letters shaved at right edge); "The Summer Campaign in the West" "Cold Harbor & Malvern Hill" "Latest From the North" "A Band of Outlaws" and more. The back page has a lengthy editorial beginning with: "The press is giving too much importance to the rumours that are rife of European intervention. The South has demonstrated her capacity to conduct this war successfully without foreign help..." and much more. Most of the back page is taken up with a very lengthy: "List of Wounded Received ... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:47

$72.00
170790

BATTLE OF BLAIR MOUNTAIN Mingo Co. West Virginia Civil Uprising 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240084367

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 26, 1921 * Battle of Blair Mountain * Logan County, West Virginia The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TERROR IN MINE AREA AS 4,000 ARMED MEN MOVE AGAINST MINGO" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the beginning of the Battle of Blair Mountain in the coal regions of West Virginia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:46

$46.00
170789

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Modern Mains Electricity DEATH 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240083635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 8, 1943. * Nikola Tesla death (1ST REPORT) * Father of Radio & Physics * From the city where it happened The top of page 14 has a one column heading: "NIKOLA TESLA, INVENTOR, DIES AT AGE OF 85" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Much on World War II. Complete with all 32 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 March 17, 2019 16:45

$110.00
170788

Famous WINSTON CHURCHILL Wartime Speech re. Royal Air Force 1940 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601720815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 21, 1940 * Famous Winston Churchill speech * "Never was so much owed by so many to so few" * Leon Trotsky attacked The front page has a one column heading: "BRITONS URGE CLOSE TIE, EVEN UNION, WITH U. S." with subhead. (see) This was his famous "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few" speech. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with a front page page report of Leon Trotsky being attacked with a axe. He would die of his wounds the next day. Complete with all 36 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 March 17, 2019 16:45

$45.00
170787

LEON TROTSKY Marxist Theorist & Red Army Founder ASSASSINATION 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601720245

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 22, 1940 * Leon Trotsky assassination * Soviet Union Red Army founder * Marxist Theorist The front page has a great banner headline: "ACCUSE GPU AS TROTSKY DIES" with subheads. Nice for display. Article continues on page 2 with photo. Three more related photos are on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 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 March 17, 2019 16:44

$52.00
170786

BATTLE OF BRITAIN London Airplane Bombings NAZIS 1940 World War II Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240080691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, August 23, 1940 * Battle of Britain * London bombings * WWII Nazi bombers The front page has a great banner headline: "NIGHT RAIDERS BOMB LONDON" with subheads. Nice for display. Complete with all 34 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 March 17, 2019 16:43

$40.00
170785

D-DAY INVASION U.S. Marines Invade France Beaches 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240079976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 6, 1944 * D-Day invasion of France (1st report) * World War II German defense The front page has a banner headline: "Allied Armies Smash Across Channel; Invasion Beachheads on French Coast" with photos of Eisenhower and Montgomery. Related map and telegram of the announcement of the invasion as well. (see) Complete with all 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins with small address label, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:43

$72.00
170784

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER Death w/ photo BLACK Scientist Educator 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240079405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 6, 1943 * Dr. George Washington Carver death * Black scientist & educator * Born into slavery The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "CARVER, SLAVE WHO BECAME A SCIENTIST, DIES" with subhead and small photo of Carver. First report coverage on the death of George Washington Carver. 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 March 17, 2019 16:43

$72.00
170783

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240078707

Colonial currency: Pennsylvania, three pence note dated April 10, 1777. A decorative border plus an engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms along with the text. The reverse has: "To counterfeit is DEATH" along with "Three Pence, Philadelphia, printed by John Dunlap" and the year 1777. John Dunlap was also the printer of the Declaration of Independence. One signature, measures 2 1/4 by 2 3/4 inches, minimal wear, generally good condition.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:42

$166.00
170782

LEND-LEASE Program Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR SIGNS INTO LAW 1941 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601718985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 12, 1941 * Lend-Lease program signed into law * President Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR * World War II military aid abroad The front page has a nice banner headline: "LIST NAVY SHIPS FOR BRITAIN" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on FDR signing the Lend-Lease program which gave military aid any country which would be helpful to the security of the United States. Complete with all 32 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 March 17, 2019 16:42

$42.00
170781

Second Battle of EL ALAMEIN Egypt World War II Erwin Rommel Loss 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240077753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 5, 1942 * Second Battle of El Alamein * World War II Egypt - Africa * Erwin Rommel defeated The front page has a nice banner headline: "'COMPLETE VICTORY' IN EGYPT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. More on page 3 with 2 related maps. Two related photos are on the back page. Complete with all 38 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 March 17, 2019 16:41

$44.00
170780

FRENCH NORTH AFRICA Operation Torch INVASION Algiers 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601718494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, November 8, 1942 * Operation Torch * French North Africa * Capture of Algiers, Algeria The front page has a nice banner headline in bold lettering: "AEF INVADES AFRICA" with subheads and photo of Eisenhower. Nice for display. Related map on page 5. (see) First report coverage on Operation Torch, the British-American invasion of French North Africa. Complete 1st section only 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 March 17, 2019 16:41

$45.00
170779

General GEORGE PATTON Slaps Soldier & Apology in 1943 Old World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240076430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 24, 1943. * General George Patton slaps soldier * World War II - WWII The front page has a nice banner headline: "GEN. PATTON'S FULL STORY!" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy text continues on page 2 with a few photos. Photo of the private that claimed he was slapped by Patton is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 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 March 17, 2019 16:40

$98.00
170778

ST. FRANCIS DAM Disaster Los Angeles CA San Francisquito Canyon 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601717841

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1928 * St. Francis dam disaster * Los Angeles California area The front page has a nice banner headline on the famous St. Francis Dam break with: "FLOOD DEATHS NEAR 1,000" with subheads. Nice for display. More on pages 2 & 3 with related photo. Five more related photos and map are on the back page. (see) The St. Francis Dam break was very controversial: see the Wikipedia information below. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Three minutes before midnight on March 12, 1928, the St. Francis Dam catastrophically failed, less than 12 hours after Mulholland had inspected and declared it safe. There were no eyewitnesses to the dam's collapse, but... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:40

$82.00
170777

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Jack McGurn CHARGED Al Capone Hitman 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240075186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day massacre arrest * Jack McGurn - Al Capone trigger man Page 7 has one column headings that include: "MURDER CHARGES LODGED IN CHICAGO" "McGurn and Fanelli, Alleged Gang Gunners, Are Accused of Killing Moran's Seven Men" "15 Others Still Hunted" and more. (see) First report coverage on the murder indictment of Al Capone henchman, Jack McGurn, for his role in the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Interesting report here which mentions Louis Rolfe, a "blonde alibi" woman which would become a key figure into the investigation that would ultimately prevent McGurn from prosecution. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in nice c... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:39

$44.00
170776

Rare FOND DU LAC Lake Winnebago WISCONSIN 1871 Old Newspaper w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240072754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FOND DU LAC DAILY, Wisconsin, Sept. 16, 1870 * Scarce title from the early Midwest A rare volume 1 title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Was an early settlement for Native Americans next to Lake Winnebago. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Four pages, large clipping cut away on the 2nd leaf (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:37

$27.00
170775

ULYSSES S. GRANT Civil War General for President of United States 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601716156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 7, 1872 * Ulysses S. Grant notice * Civil War general for president A pg. 2 ad endorses the Grant-Wilson ticket. Also present is a list of the state and county Republican candidates. Also with in the issue is other news of the day and numerous advertisements. Complete in four pages measuring approximately 20.25 x 13.5 inches with several very small binding holes along the left spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:37

$24.00
170774

Day of PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Ratified BEER LIQUOR Goes Dry 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601715810

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, January 15, 1919 * Prohibition (beer, liquor) * 18th Amendment ratified (day of) * 3/4 of the states needed will be met The front page has a two column heading: "NATION-WIDE PROHIBITION NEAR AT HAND; STATES VOTES TODAY" with subheads. (see) On this day voting would formally ratify the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition to take effect the next year. Complete in 16 pages, light toning, a little margin wear more so along the spine/1st column, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:36

$37.00
170773

THE WANDERER Last Cargo of African Slaves Blacks Ship CAPTURED 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240070483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, December 16, 1858 * The Wanderer (slave ship) capture The top of page 2 has a report with small heading: "The Slave Trade in 1858" This is an infamous ship, as the Wanderer's notoriety is that it delivered the last load of African slaves to America. Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:36

$30.00
170772

ROBERT F. KENNEDY RFK Senator Shot DEAD Killed 1968 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601715202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, June 6, 1968 * Robert F. Kennedy shot dead * Sirhan Bishara Sirhan The front page has a headline: "Kennedy Dead; Family at Bedside" and more with 2 related photos. More on the following pages. Complete in 80 pages, tabloid-size, a little margin wear with a few small tears, generally good.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:36

$40.00
170720

Great BASEBALL GAME Harper's Weekly 1870 PRINT Cincinnati Red Stockings 1ST LOSS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238459644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870 * Early baseball action print Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the upper half of a doublepage centerfold which shows an expansive view of a baseball game in progress, between the Brooklyn Atlantics and the Cincinnati Red Stockings. The caption reads: "Base Ball.--The Match Between the 'Red Stockings' and the 'Atlantics' " In this historic game the Atlantics defeated the Red Stockings 8-7. The victory by the Brooklyn team snapped the 84 game winning streak by the Red Stockings, which began the year prior. A report about the Red Stockings' tour against various New York teams appears on another page. A nice print of one of the most famous baseball matches of the 19th ce... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:43

$195.00
170719

MICHAEL COLLINS Irish Free State ASSASSINATION Republican Army in 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599609155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, Aug. 23, 1922 * Michael Collins assassination * Irish Republican Army leader * Irish Free State The top of the ftpg. has a two column head: "Murder Of Collins Leaves Ireland In Sorry Plight" with subhead: "Irish Leader Was Killed in Ambush While Inspecting His Army" and more. Michael Collins was a leading figure in the struggle for Irish independence.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:42

$48.00
170718

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom DEATH 1820 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599608855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, Jan. 31, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death - best title to be had ? A very historic report of the death of the King with the ftpg. beginning with the announcement datelined: "Whitehall, January 31, 1820". The text begins: "On Saturday afternoon at thirty-five minutes past eight o'clock, our late Most Gracious Sovereign King George the Third, whose strength had gradually declined for some weeks, expired without the least apparent suffering, at his Castle of Windsor in the 82 year of his age and the sixtieth of his reign..." with much more. All of the content on pages 2 & 3 related to the death of the King. The back page is blank. Terrific to have this announcement in ... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:42

$730.00
170717

(3) Jewish LEO FRANK Trial Mary Phagan Atlanta Ga MURDER Case 1913 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599608053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, a trio of issues dated July 28, 30, and Aug. 5, 1913. * Leo Frank murder trial Each issue has content on the controversial Leo Frank murder trial, the July issues on the front page and the Aug. 5 issue has page 2 content. One column headlines with somewhat brief reporting (see). Each issue is complete, foxing at the fold, expected toning, and partially loose at the spine. Should be handled with care.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:41

$56.00
170716

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison w/ Lee ARMING SLAVES ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238456534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, March 17, 1865 * Rare anti-slavery title * General Robert E. Lee * Arming slaves for the South ? A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds of the oppressors, and a slave family about to depart for their journey to emancipation. The ftpg. includes: "Unique Letter to The President" taking nearly 2 columns; "General Lee's Letter on Arming the [Blacks]" which includes: "...with reference to the employment of [blacks] as soldiers. I think the measure not only expedient, but necessary. The enemy will certainly use them against us if he... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:40

$98.00
170715

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital w/ Robert E. Lee as Commander Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599606710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan,. 23, 1865 * From the capital of the Confederacy * Robert E. Lee as supreme commander A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, and this issue is from the closing months of the war when the Confederate cause was losing much hope. The front page has an editorial beginning: "The law of Congress requiring the President to appoint a General in Chief, passed by a majority approaching unanimity...though the phrases defining the duty of the General are somewhat succinct. He shall command the armies of the Confederate States..." with more concerning the powers given this position. Further on is: "...It is commonly supposed that no other officer than General Robert E. Lee can or shoul... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:40

$83.00
170714

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG & Fall of Vicksburg MS CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238454721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 10, 1863 * The Battle of Gettysburg * Fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi * In a Confederate title Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The top of the front page, with heading: "From General Lee's Army", has much editorialized comment on the recent events of the war--Battle of Gettysburg & fall of Vicksburg--including: "The account of the Baltimore American of the defeat, demoralization & flight of General Lee's army...had such is the force of elaborate, brazen lying, the effect of seriously depressing the spirits of the mass of the people. With capitulation of Vicksburg & all this uncontradictory story of overwhelming disas... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:39

$880.00
170713

CONFEDERATE Seven Days Battles ROBERT E. LEE McClellan Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599606162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 1, 1862 * Seven Days' battles * General George McClellan * Rare Confederate title Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from its capital as well. Most of the front page is taken up with various reports on the Seven Days' Battle with heads & subheads including: "The Richmond Lines--The Retreat of McClellan Towards James River--Critical Situation of His Army" "Incidents of the Contest--Scenery of the Battle Fields, etc." "Latest News From the North which includes three dispatches, each signed in type: G. B. McClellan; "McClellan's Dispatches in the North" "The Yankee Despotism in Norfolk" "Mr. Lincoln Makes A Speech" "Lincoln's Mysterious Journey to West Point--Object of Hi... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:39

$94.00
170712

1ST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas Civil War CONFEDERATE Wilmington 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238453119

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 24, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Rare Confederate title This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including items headed: "Last Sunday's Fight" which is on the Battle of Manassas, or Bull Run; "The North Carolina State Troops" "Army Matters" "The Confederate Loan" "Congress" as well as an: "Important Letter from President Davis which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This lengthy letter--taking most of a column--concerning the relations among the various Confederate States, public property... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:38

$138.00
170711

18th Century NAPOLEONIC WARS ERA Napoleon Bonaparte 1799 Old American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599605558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 25, 1799 * From the year of George Washington's death Page 3 has: "Military Exhibition" and "Talleyrand". Page 2 has an account: "...respecting the siege of the town of Acre by the army of Buonaparte". Then a letter signed in type: Buonaparte, to the Ghezar Pacha beginning: "Since my arrival in Egypt, I several times informed you that I had no design to make war against you...". The bkpg. has two desertion reward ads (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:38

$43.00
170710

XYZ AFFAIR French Relations with France & JOHN ADAMS 1798 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238451983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 4, 1798 * re. the XYZ Affair * France relations * John Adams The front page, most of pg. 2 & some of page 5 are taken up with a lengthy letter from the U.S. ambassadors to the French ministers of state concerning the XYZ Affair, including an introductory note signed by the President: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:37

$53.00
170709

BATTLE OF WAUHATCHIE Tennessee James Longstreet Defeat 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238450294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1863 * Battle of Wauhatchie - Tennessee Among the front page column headlines on the Civil War are: "Gen. Hooker's Expedition" "Brilliant Victory Over Longstreet" "Our Loss About 500" "Reported Retreat of Bragg" "The Rebels Driven to Culpepper by Buford" "General Lee Declined to Risk an Engagement" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:36

$28.00
170708

BATTLE OF CHICKAMAUGA Chattanooga TN Braxton Bragg 1865 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599604481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 26, 1863 * Battle of Chickamauga * Chattanooga * Confederate victory Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "FROM THE ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND" "The Great Battles near Chattanooga" "Terrible Slaughter upon Our Left" "Our Line Crushed And Rolled Back" "They leave their Dead and Wounded on the Field" "Our Army Cut in Two and Forced Back" "The Retreat To Chattanooga" and more. (see) Eight pages, some foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:36

$60.00
170707

SHELTON LAUREL MASSACRE North Carolina & Morgan's Raid 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599604151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 24, 1863 * Much on John Hunt Morgan's raid * Graphic details of the Shelton Laurel Massacre The front page includes: "Termination of Morgan's Raid" "First Battle of the War In Ohio" "Land & Naval Engagement at Buffington Island" "Total Defeat & Rout of the Rebels" with a great wealth of detail. Also on the ftpg: "From Washington" "The Organization of Colored Troops" "Confiscation of Rebel Estates". Page 2 has: "A Record Of Inhuman Cruelties" with considerable coverage of what is known as the Shelton Laurel Massacre taking over a full column of text. This massacre was the execution of 13 accused Union sympathizers by a Confederate regiment in the Shelton Laurel valley of North Carolina.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:36

$49.00
170706

Best HENRY FONDA Hollywood Movie Film Actor DEATH 1982 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599603772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 12, 1982 * Henry Fonda death (early 1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actor * "The Grapes of Wrath" fame * Best title to be had ? The ftpg. has a 2 column heading: "Henry Fonda Dies Peacefully at 77, Wife at His Side" with two photos. The article carries over to page 3 with 4 more related photos. (see) Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry as well as from the city where he died. The complete first section only with pages 1-20, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:35

$98.00
170705

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS vs. New York Yankees World Series Baseball 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238447170

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, October 9, 1926 * New York Yankees vs. St. Louis Cardinals * World Series of baseball (game 6) The top of the front page has a four column headline: "CARDINALS VICTORS, 10 TO 2; LAST TILT TOMORROW IN N. Y." with subhead, lineups and Inning by inning description. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:34

$42.00
170704

TOM MIX KILLED Westerns Film Movie STAR Actor CAR ACCIDENT 1940 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238446458

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, October 12, 1940 * Western actor Tom Mix killed * Arizona car accident (1st report) The top of the front page, above the masthead has a nice banner headline announcing: "TOM MIX KILLED IN AUTO" with subhead and small photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of famous Western movie actor, Tom Mix. Great to have this death report in a title from the capital of the entertainment industry at the time. First section only with 24 pages, this issue has damage with various tears, and margin wear, nice for display as such. Sold as is.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:34

$44.00
170703

1699 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 320 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599589613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 5, 1699 * 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 newspaper for dis... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:28

$34.00
170681

BATTLE OF KASSERINE PASS Tunisia Campaign Africa World War II 1943 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599227836

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1943 * Battle of Kasserine Pass - Tunisia Campaign - Africa * 1st major battle between American & German forces The top of the front page has a five column headline: "AMERICANS TAKE KASSERINE GAP" with subheads and related map. (see) First report coverage on the Battle of Kasserine Pass during the Tunisia Campaign. 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, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2019 09:53

$52.00
170674

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372598556221

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 March 14, 2019 16:51

$24.00
170673

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Lewis Carroll Manuscript Sold w/ Hargeaves 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372598555942

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1928 * Alice in Wonderland manuscript * Sold in auction for America * Author Lewis Carroll * Alice Liddell Hargreaves The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'ALICE' MANUSCRIPT, A BRITISH TREASURE, BOUGHT FOR AMERICA" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 3 with illustration of Chapter 1 and small photo of Hargreaves as a little girl. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 14, 2019 16:50

$44.00
170672

JEROME KERN Show Boat Musical Theater Composer Fame DEATH 1945 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392237561349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 12, 1945 * Jerome Kern death (1st report) * Show Boat musical composer fame Page 21 has one column headings that include: "JEROME KERN DIES; NOTES COMPOSER, 60" "Creator of Many Outstanding Stage and Screen Melodies, Including 'Show Boat' Music" "'Ol' Man River' A Favorite" and more with photo of Kern. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, nice condition.

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Ends March 14, 2019 16:50

$42.00
170670

United STEEL WORKERS Pittsburgh & More STRIKE January 20, 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392237560809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, January 20, 1946 * Great strike wave of 1945-1946 * Steel workers begin pickets The front page has a great banner headline: "BIG STEEL TIEUP UNDER WAY" with subheads. More on the following pages with 3 related photos. Complete 1st section only with 22 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 March 14, 2019 16:49

$42.00
170669

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392237560635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1933 * Babe Ruth hits 3 home runs * New York Yankees baseball * Late in his career The sport's section (page 16) has a four column headline: "Yanks Sweep Double-Header With Detroit" with subheads that include: "RUTH HITS 3 HOMERS AS YANKS TAKE TWO" and more with photo of Ruth swinging the bat and another showing Lou Gehrig stealing second base. (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 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends March 14, 2019 16:48

$48.00
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