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171666

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1777 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631675760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Dec. 20, 1777 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. Two-thirds of the first column on the front page is a: "Proclamation" signed in type by: W. Howe concerning imports & exports through the port of Philadelphia (see). Also on the front page is a report noting: "The advanced body of the rebel army, on the Kingsbridge side...consisted of 300 foot & 100 horse with field pieces & mortars; they were driven over the river & retreated to their main body near Williams's consistin... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:20

$310.00
171665

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631675548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 28, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. The front page has an ad for the desertion of two soldiers from military service, with details (see). Page 2 begins with a report noting: "General Lee writes from Purrysburg...that he is going to break up East Florida. President Rutledge...writes that the South Carolinians had destroyed five Indian towns...". Also a list of: "Enemies to the American States, commonly called Tories, gone & going to Staten Isl... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:20

$740.00
171664

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631675402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, June 13, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Included are reports under the heading "America" from Charleston, Philadelphia, Boston, Newport, & New York, including a letter "...from the Cherokee country, informs us...upper Cherokee towns are greatly harassed by several parties of Indians from the Ohio & Mississippi who kill every body they met with, whether white men or Indians..." with much more concerning the Indian tribes in the colonies. Also the report of an incident at the docks in Boston: "...made a seizure of a sloop lying at Hancock's wharf & which they ordered to be carried off under the guns of his Majesty's ship, Romney. This affair occasioned a dispute between the offic... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:19

$170.00
171663

PRESIDENT JAMES MONROE State of the Union Address Annual Message 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631675159

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Dec. 5, 1817 * President James Monroe * State of the Union Address Most of page 3 has the annual state-of-the-union address of the President, signed in type: James Monroe. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:19

$32.00
171662

1834 Handwritten OTSEGO COUNTY BANK Cooperstown NY New York Check w/ Eagle Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631675000

This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1834. Included is the amount in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice engraving of an eagle with an olive branch in its beak (see). An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Measures 2 3/4 by 5 1/2 inches and is in nice condition. The photo shows one of several we have so your check will look almost identical but with slight variations in the handwritten notes.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:19

$8.00
171661

Early NATIVE AMERICANS Oneida Indians & Blacks Insurrection 1773 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631672366

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 16, 1773 * Early American Indians * U.S. Slaves insurrection * Pre Revolutionary War An inside page has most of a column taken up with news from the New York Gazette, one beginning: "A scouting party of the Oneida Indians...returned from an attack \of some of their enemies to the Southward, either Choctaws or Cherokees..." with more. Another report gives some details of an attempted slave insurrection, including: "...about twenty of the most desperate of the [blacks] still in arms; that five who were taken were executed in the following manner..." (see) with additional details. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, good condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:17

$36.00
171660

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE COMPLETE ? Revolutionary War Ending 1782 England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631671776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 14, 1782 * American Independence complete ? * Revolutionary War ending All of page 6 and a portion of page 7 are taken up with various reports from the House of Lords, which include several discussions concerning the granting of independence to American colonies (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:17

$39.00
171659

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Win World Series CHAMPIONS New York Yankees 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631671031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1926 * St. Louis Cardinals World Champions * World Series of baseball * New York Yankees The top of the front page has: "Cards Win World Series, Taking Final Game, 3 To 2; $1,207,864 Is Record Gate" with subheads including: "Alexander Again the Hero" "Enters Box Here in 7th With Bases Filled and Fans Lazzeri" "Ruth Gets Fourth Homer" and more. The Sports Section carries three pages of reports with banner headlines: "Cardinals Defeat Yankees, 3-2, as Receipts of World's Series Set a New Record" & "Robinson Declares Thevenow Was Victory Key in Series and Praises Alexander" & "How the Cardinals Won the Deciding Game of Series as Heard Over the Radio". There is a wealth of other smaller h... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:16

$137.00
171658

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Bizarre Solo Airplane Flight Mexico City 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392262526654

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1935 * Amelia Earhart solo flight to Mexico City * Bug in her eye forces emergency landing The front page has a one column heading: "BUG BREAKS FLIGHT OF MISS EARHART" with subheads. (see) Interesting as I cannot find mention of this bizarre event in her history. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:16

$40.00
171657

CHINA CLIPPER 1st Trans-Pacific Airmail AIRPLANE Flight PHOTOS 1935 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392262526503

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, December 1, 1935 * China Clipper airplane flight photos * 1st Trans-Pacific airmail commercial service The front page of this rotogravure section has 3 related photos concerning the famous airmail flight across the Pacific. (see) Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Eight pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:15

$44.00
171656

AMELIA EARHART Airplane LOST over Pacific Ocean Fame Led to Death 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631669220

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 11, 1938 * Amelia Earhart lost at sea * Captain Hilton H. Railey * "Preface To Greatness" * re. Lost in Pacific Ocean The top of page 49 has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART HELD VICTIM OF 'CAREER'" with subheads. (see) Amelia Earhart was lost over a year earlier. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:14

$52.00
171655

MARX BROTHERS A Night at the Opera Opening Day Advertisement 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392262525921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1935 * "A Night at the Opera" in NYC * Opening day movie advertisement * Groucho - Chico - Harpo * Marx Brothers Page 31 has a 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inch movie advertisement for the opening day of "A Night at the Opera" in New York City starring the Marx Brothers. (see images) News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:14

$46.00
171654

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631667289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1938 * Jane Toppan death * Woman serial killer * Poisoning nurse Page 15 has one column headings: "Miss Jane Toppan, 84, Mass Poisoner, Dies" "Institution Inmate Many Years Admitted Slaying 100 Persons" (see) First report coverage on the death of infamous Woman serial killer, Jane Toppan. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:13

$45.00
171653

ANNA MARIE HAHN Woman Serial Killer Electric Chair EXECUTION 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631666343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1938 * Anna Marie Hahn execution (electric chair) * German-American Woman serial killer The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "ANNA HAHN DIES IN ELECTRIC CHAIR" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 56 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:13

$45.00
171652

WINSTON CHURCHILL "The Defense of Freedom and Peace" Broadcast 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631662818

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 17, 1938 * Prime minister Winston Churchill * Radio broadcast to America and London * "The Defense of Freedom and Peace" The top of page 5 has a six column headline: "Text of Address by Winston Churchill Replying to Chancellor Hitler" with small photo of Churchill. Contains the complete text of Winston Churchill's radio broadcast titled: "The Defense of Freedom and Peace (The Lights are Going Out)" to the United States and London. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:11

$50.00
171651

KARL KAUTSKY Marxist Marxism Bolshevik Revolution Critic DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631661623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1938 * Karl Kautsky death (1st report) * Marxist theoretician - philosopher The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "KARL KAUTSKY, 84, MARXIST, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Karl Johann Kautsky (16 October 1854 – 17 October 1938) was a Czech-Austrian philosopher, journalist, and Marxist theoretician. Kautsky was recognized as among the most authoritative promulgators of Orthodox Marxism after the death of Friedrich Engels... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:11

$42.00
171650

LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING Charles Jr. Found Dead 1st Report 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392262523180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 13, 1932 * Charles Lindbergh Jr. baby kidnapping * 1st report of death The top of the front page has a three column headline: "LINDBERGH BABY FOUND DEAD NEAR HOME; MURDERED SOON AFTER THE KIDNAPPING 72 DAYS AGO AND LEFT LYING IN WOODS" plus one column subheads: "Body Mile From Hopewell" "Discovered by Chance Near Centre of Wide Search for Child" "Half-Covered By Leaves" "Skull Fractures Caused Death--Body and Clothing Are Identified by Nurse" "Mother Is Brave At News" "Neighbors Had Complained That Hunt in Vicinity Had Not been Thorough". The ftpg. has a map of the area as well. More reporting is on pages 2 & 3 inside with banner heads: "Kidnapping of the Lindbergh Baby 72 Days Ago Shocked the Ent... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:08

$72.00
171649

New FENWAY PARK Boston Red Sox Opening Day DEBUT MLB Baseball 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392262522584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1934 * The new Fenway Park opens (1st game) * Boston Red Sox baseball * MLB opening day - renovated with more seats * Babe Ruth photo The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Cronin's Double Helps Senators Turn Back Red Sox in Extra-Inning Game" with subheads that include: "Senators Conquer Red Sox In 11th, 6-5" "Cronin's Hit Starts Rally That Brings Victory--33,336 at Game" and more. This was the 1st game in the newly renovated Fenway Park. Also on the same page in a nice photo showing Babe Ruth and Jimmy Foxx. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, the front page (only) has wear and chipping at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:06

$44.00
171648

Rare STAR WARS George Lucas Epic Space Movie Film AD 1977 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631657991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 6, 1977 * George Lucas' amazingly successful, "Star Wars" * Ad in a Los Angeles newspaper - 2nd week showing Inside the "View" section is a ad for George Lucas' "Star Wars" The ad measures 8 x 5 inches. This original "Star War" movie opened just 12 days earlier. Great to have this uncommon ad in a Hollywood area newspaper. A quite rare issue as it would not have been saved since it contains no historically significant content. This offering includes only the pertinent sections: I (front) and IV ("View") with a total of 38 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:06

$62.00
171647

JAPANESE Viewpoint Towards America Hugh Byas Editorial Pre-War 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631657375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, December 27, 1931 * Japanese position re. America * Ten years before Pearl Harbor * Hugh Byas editorial The front page has a banner headline: "JAPAN'S ATTITUDE TOWARD THE UNITED STATES" with subhead, related photo and map. (see) This is an editorial by Hugh Byas on Japan's viewpoint toward the rest of the World, particularly towards America. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:04

$37.00
171646

PHAR LAP DEATH Australian Racehorse Natural Causes ? Poison ? 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392262521578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1932 * re. Phar Lap's death * Natural causes determined ? * Australian racehorse The sport's section (page 26) has one column heading: "FINDS PHAR LAP DIED OF NATURAL CAUSES" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of the... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:03

$38.00
171645

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Alabama Black Haywood Patterson w/ Jail Photo 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631657055

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 4 only, April 7, 1935 * Scottsboro Boys rape case * Haywood Patterson photo * Jury of African-Americans The top of page 6 of this section has a one column heading: "SCOTTSBORO RULING DISTURBS THE SOUTH" with subheads and photo of Haywood Patterson behind bars. (see) This is a editorial on the recent Patterson v. Alabama U.S. Supreme Court ruling that held that Patterson was denied due process rights if the jury excludes African-Americans. Other topics throughout. Complete section 4 only with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:03

$44.00
171644

FRANK J. SPRAGUE "Father of Electric Traction" Inventor DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631656710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1934 * Frank J. Sprague death * "Father of Electric Traction" The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "F. J. SPRAGUE DIES; TRACTION PIONEER" with subhead and photo. (See) First report coverage of the death of Frank J. Sprague, inventor who contributed to the development of the electric motor, railways & elevators. 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 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:02

$44.00
171643

MAD GASSER of Mattoon Anesthetic Prowler Botetourt County ATTACKS 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392262520824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1934 * Mad Gasser of Mattoon * Botetourt County,Virginia * "Anesthetic Prowler" Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Virginians Are Terrorized by Gas Thrower, Who Flees in Night After Making Victims Ill" (see) Rare to find reports on these attacks that caused mass hysteria. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-qualit... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:02

$42.00
171642

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Post Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin SHOOTOUT1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631656330

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 27, 1934. * Outlaw John Dillinger * Post Little Bohemia shootout * Hunted in North Midwest The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "HEALTH OFFICIAL AIDED DILLINGER" with subheads. (see) Coverage on John Dillinger being hunted after the shootout at the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality e... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:01

$38.00
171641

Nice V-E DAY Germany Surrenders Germans Quit 1945 World War II WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392262520527

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 8, 1945 * Germany Surrenders * V-E day - Germans quit The front page has a great banner headline in bold lettering: "V-E DAY -- TODAY!" with subheads and related color illustration. Nice for display. More inside and full back page pictorial. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40 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 April 18, 2019 15:01

$77.00
171640

QUETTA EARTHQUAKE Baluchistan British India Pakistan DISASTER 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631655634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 1, 1935 * Quetta Earthquake (1st report) * Baluchistan, British Raj (Pakistan) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "20,000 DIE IN INDIAN QUAKE; WIDE AREA IS DEVASTATED; 43 BRITISH AIRMEN VICTIMS" with subheads and related map. More on page 3 with two related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Minor cr... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:00

$40.00
171639

SAUDI-YEMENI WAR King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia ARMISTICE Signing 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392262519962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1934 * Saudi-Yemeni War armistice signed * King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Armistice Is Declared in Arabian War; Yemen Is Said to Accept Peace Terms" (see) First report coverage on the signing of the armistice in the Saudi-Yemeni War. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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 & instit... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 14:59

$50.00
171638

IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY to Produce - Prelude to Pearl Harbor ? 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392262519741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1934 * Imperial Japanese Navy to expand ? * Prelude to bombing of Pearl Harbor The top of the front page has a two column heading: "JAPAN TAKES FIRM STAND FOR NAVAL EQUALITY NOW; 1935 PARLEY IS IMPERILED" with subheads. (see) Was this the prelude that would eventually lead to the bombing of Pearl Harbor 7 years later ?. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscrib... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 14:59

$38.00
171618

10 INSERTS for a Large Storage PRESENTATION CASE - 24"x18" - Archival Quality


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372630752625

10 Inserts for a Large 24"x18" Storage PRESENTATION CASE - Archival & Acid-Free These inserts are designed to fit within the Large Presentation Cases offered through our store (timhu). The image depicts the inside of a case - showing the inserts you will receive. The case is not included with this listing, but may also be purchased at: LARGE PRESENTATION CASE

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Ends April 17, 2019 12:22

$72.00
171596

Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628079292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ROCHESTER EVENING EXPRESS, New York, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Always among the issue in most demand is the first report of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Here is a good one. All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered, with most of the Lincoln coverage found on page 3. Some rather dramatic column heads including: "A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY!" "The Nation in Mourning: "Assassination of President Lincoln!" "Sec. Seward Stabbed" "Escape of the Murderers". And then under: "LATER!" is: "Official From Sec. Stanton" "His Account of the Assassination" with good text, and then: "STILL LATER!" "DEATH OF THE PRESIDENT" "He Died at Half-Past 7 This Morning... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:39

$680.00
171595

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy MIDDLESEX w/ William Howe 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259697660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, London, April 10, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary war era title * British General William Howe Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with a continuation of: "A Vote of Censure on Administration for Not Sending Out a Reinforcement Earlier Last Year to Lord Howe at New York". Photos show portions of the interesting argument. Page 3 has: "Advice has been received that the Spaniards have lately strengthened two forts at the entrance of the Mississippi, which...entirely command the navigation of that river, and great part of the Gulph of Mexico." Another item notes: "...was reported that some dispatches were brought from New York that an engagement had happened between a detachment of the Kin... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:39

$62.00
171594

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Battle of New Bern NC 1862 Civil War VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259697372

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 26, 1862 * Battle of New Bern, North Carolina * From the capital of the Confederacy The entire front page is taken up with ads. Among the reports inside are: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "The Fight at New Bern--Yankee Description & Stores of the Town" "Affairs About Fortress Monroe" "Battle Near Winchester--General Jackson Repulsed--The Enemy Advancing" "Exchange of Prisoners--Official Correspondence" "What Constitutes A General?" and much from: "The Confederate Congress". Much of the back page is taken up with a large number of Acts of the Confederate Congress. Complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:38

$87.00
171593

MURFREESBORO TN Tennessee Battle of Stones River CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, January 14, 1863 * Battle of Stones River * Murfreesboro TN Tennessee * Capital of the Confederacy Among the front page reports are: ""Congress Yesterday", "Affairs In The Valley", "Yankees Threatening the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad", "Confederate States Congress", "Northern News", "The Platform of Lincoln's Administration--The New Abolition Pronouciamento", "The Intervention Scheme", "From the Battle Field" and more. The back page has a bit of news but is mostly taken up with advertisements. One item begins: "By confession of the enemy, General Bragg inflicted as much damage upon the Yankees as they have probably suffered in any other battle of the war. The slaughter was terri... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:38

$98.00
171592

DR. J Julius Erving Joins SIXERS Philadelphia 76ers Basketball 1976 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259696669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, CA, October 22, 1976 * Philadelphia 76ers pay $6 million to obtain "Dr. J" * The Julius Irving era begins in Philly * Saul Bellow wins Nobel Prize for literature The front of the Sports section has, "For $6 MILLION 76ers Are Able to Get a Doctor," which tells of the deal between the 76ers and the New York Nets - giving Philly the rights to superstar Julius Erving. Quite historic for a collector of 76ers memorabilia. Also present on the front page is the announcement: "Novelist Saul Bellow Wins Nobel Prize for Literature," which includes a photo. Other news of the day, sports, and advertising is found throughout. The issue is in very good condition, and contains all major sections (some are ex... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:37

$98.00
171591

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON MA Massachusetts w/ Masthead Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259695493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Sept. 24, 1795 * Uncommon title Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Sketches of Events From the Capture of Toulon to the Surrender of Amsterdam". Most of pg. 2 is also taken up with European affairs. Four pages, small piece from an upper corner affects very little, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:37

$38.00
171590

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON Scotland Estates 1689 England UK Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE ESTATES IN SCOTLAND, London, England, June 4, (1689) * Very rare 17th century title The year is printed in the dateline of the first report at the top of page 1 (see), as well as in the imprint at the bottom of the back page. A very rare newspaper from England dealing primarily with Parliamentary affairs. Most of the back page is taken up with: "Some of the Reasons for Turning the Present Meeting of Estates into a Parliament" A single sheet issue with untrimmed margins, measures 7 by 11 3/4 inches, a few light stains to the front page, very nice condition.

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$165.00
171589

18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1792 Newspaper w/ French Revolution


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259694859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 26, 1792 Inside has over 5 columns taken up with: "Interesting Advices, French National Convention" with a considerable amount of information concerning the on-going French Revolution. Four pages, nice condition.

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171588

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Prohibition Volstead Act BEER Indictment 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077135

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, June 13, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone indicted * Volstead Act conspiracies * Prohibition era - Beer The front page has a one column heading: "JURORS INDICT CAPONE, 68 AIDS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the possible fall of Al Capone's beer baron enterprise. They would eventually get him on income tax evasion charges that same year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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$62.00
171587

1948 LARRY DOBY 1st African American to Hit HOME RUN in World Series of Baseball


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259694039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 10, 1948 * Larry Doby becomes 1st African American * Home run in World Series history w/ photos * Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Braves The front page of this section has a banner headline: "INDIANS BEAT BRAVES, 2-1, FOR 3-1 LEAD IN WORLD SERIES" with subheads and three related photos, one showing Larry Doby crossing home plate after hitting run. More on page 7 of this section with another photo of Doby and box scores. First report coverage on game 4 of the World Series in which Larry Doby became the very 1st African American to hit a home run in the October classic. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, light toning at the mar... See More  

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$57.00
171586

BATTLE OF MIDWAY VICTORY Japanese Navy Carriers Sunk 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628076721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 5, 1942. * Battle of Midway BEGINS * Japanese Imperial vs. American Navy * World War II original - WWII The front page has a great banner headline announcing: "CRIPPLE 2 BIG JAP WARSHIPS" with subheads. Nice for display. Related map on page 26 and a great full page color map on the back page which is also nice for display. First report coverage on the Battle of Midway. This key naval fight would turn the tables in favor of the United States vs. Japan. The Gettysburg of World War II ? Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small bind... See More  

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$98.00
171585

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Prohibition "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259692322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 8, 1928 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone era * "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "MACHINE GUN ROARS; 2 SHOT" with subheads. Nice for display. This particular event involved "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn who was infamous for his involvement in the St.Valentine's Day massacre the following year. 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 tha... See More  

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$77.00
171584

Best WILLIAM HEIRENS Serial Lipstick Killer DAY OF VERDICT1946 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259692221

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 5, 1946 * William Heirens to be found guilty * Serial Lipstick Killer (day of verdict) * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "HEIRENS FACES FATE TODAY" with subheads. Nice for display, probably only found in a Chicago publication. Rare as such. A few related photos on page 12 and another on the back page. (see) Complete with all 56 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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$47.00
171583

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Receives Plaque at Stadium PHOTO 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259691306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1931 * Babe Ruth receives plague at stadium * New York Yankees - Yanks * Baseball Writer's Association The sport's section (page 22) has a two column photo showing Babe Ruth receiving a plaque from Dan Daniel for his contribution to the game of baseball. (see) Also coverage of the game played that day with box scores. Probably only found in a New York City publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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$44.00
171582

THREE MILE ISLAND Dauphin County Nuclear Plant Meltdown Accident 1979 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628075693

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1979 * Three Mile Island incident * Nuclear power plant The front page reports on the Three Mile Island nuclear accident with: "Atomic Plant Is Still Emitting Radioactivity" with a ftpg. photo captioned; "Mothers & their children at play near the Three Mile Island nuclear print.". Another related ftpg. photo as well. The Three Mile Island accident was a partial nuclear meltdown that occurred on March 28, 1979 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. It was the most significant accident in U.S. commercial nuclear power plant history. The incident was rated a five on the seven-point International Nuclear Event Scale (see hyperlink). The complete issue with all 4 sections, folded in half, good cond... See More  

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171581

1934 Old MONTOURSVILLE PA Newspaper w/ One 1 Cent Green Benjamin Franklin Stamp


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259690792

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MONTOURSVILLE NEWS, Pennsylvania, Jan. 11, 1934 An interesting, small newspaper from this small town in North-central Pennsylvania, a suburb of Williamsport. The masthead notes that it is: "Published Weekly in the interest of Montoursville and its rural environs--Warrensville, Huntersville, Loyalsock, Barbours, Proctor, Hillsgrove and Farming section in this part of County." Of interesting is the "1 cent" green postage stamp in the upper right corner (see). Eight pages, nice condition, & quite scarce.

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$35.00
171580

BATTLE OF THE BULGE STARTS Nazis Tanks Belgium Invasion 1944 WWII Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259690413

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 22, 1944 * Battle of the Bulge beginning * World War II - Belgium * German offensive campaign The front page has a nice banner headline: "BIG [GERMAN] OFFENSIVE GAINS!; CUT ALLIED ROAD TO LIEGE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related map is on page 2. Coverage near the beginning of the famous Battle of the Bulge. Complete with all 26 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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$42.00
171579

USS BUNKER HILL Okinawa KAMIKAZE Airplanes Attacks 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628074970

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 28, 1945 * USS Bunker Hill - Essex-class aircraft carrier * Invasion of Okinawa - Kamikazes attack The front page has a four column heading: "U. S. Carrier Hit, 373 Die" with subheads that include: "BUNKER HILL SURVIVES JAP SUICIDE ATTACK" and more. Full back page pictorial is nice for display. (see) First report coverage on the Japanese kamikaze attacks on the USS Bunker Hill during the invasion of Okinawa. Reporting on many disasters such as this were kept from the public, sometimes for many months, until the family members of the killed were all notified, giving the reason for this late report. Still a first report here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World f... See More  

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$56.00
171578

BATTLE OF OKINAWA Operation Iceberg Japan ENDING 1945 Old World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259689693

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 17, 1945 * Battle of Okinawa, Japan ending * Operation Iceberg - Ryukyu Islands The front page has a nice banner headline: "NIMITZ HITS OKINAWA CRITIC" with subheads. Nice for display. Related map on page 12. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Forty plus 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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$40.00
171577

Excursion Steamer ISLAND QUEEN Pittsburgh PA Explosion FIRE 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259689537

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 10, 1947 * Excursion steamer Island Queen * Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania fire disaster The front page has a six column heading: "21 Dead or Missing in Excursion Ship Fire" with subheads. Small related map on page 14. A full back page pictorial is nice for display. (see) First report coverage on the excursion steamer "Island Queen" explosion on the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with 56 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 April 14, 2019 07:27

$45.00
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