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182685

RareSLAVES FOR SALE & Illustrtated Ships Ads 1798 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859744452

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 5, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (3) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 16 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. The back page has 2 slaves for sale advertisements. News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little foxing, nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:44

$42.00
182684

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102244741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 14, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From England Pg. 2 has a bit noting: "...an officer is arrived there from America & has brought some disagreeable news...that there is a revolution in some of the colonies, & that dispatches are also brought from the Congress to Dr. Franklin complaining of the bad behaviour of some of the French troops in America..." and more. Then a letter includes: "...the Americans in general seem impatient for and expect a speedy peace with England; but he adds, I do not know an idea existing among them short of independence..." and more (see). The bkpg. has an item: "...that every thing in the provinces of New Hampshire & Connecticut were in th... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:44

$42.00
182683

Runaway SLAVE Black Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859743233

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 23, 1795 * Rare 18th century American title * Runaway Slave advertisement Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including one on the back page for a runaway slave. (see) Four pages, untrimmed,... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:43

$42.00
182682

ADOLPH HITLER Losing Power POST Operation Valkyrie 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859742582

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: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1944. * Adolph Hitler giving out power * Post Operation Valkyrie The top of the front page has a six column headline: "NAZI LEADERS TIGHTEN GRIP ON HOME FRONT" with subheads that include: "DECREE BY HITLER" "Goebbels Gets the Task of Finding Manpower for Final Stand" and more. (see) Coverage continues inside with related photo. Other news of the day throughout with much on World War II. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edit... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:42

$45.00
182681

FIRST 1ST Allied Boming of BERLIN Germany Raid World War II 1940 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102242589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, 5th WAR EXTRA, June 8, 1940 * 1st allied bombing of Berlin, Germany * French bomber raids German capital * World War II - WWII original The front page has a nice banner headline above the masthead: "ALLIES BOMB BERLIN" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Another WWII related banner headline also. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the central fold and margins, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: "The Jules Verne, a variant of the Farman F. 220 of the French Naval Aviation, was the first Allied bomber to raid Berlin: on the night of 7 June 1940 it dropped eight bombs of 250 kg and 80 of 10 kg weight on the German capital.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:42

$44.00
182680

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102238278

INCOMPLETE ISSUE of the Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express, May 7, 1937 * Hindenburg airship disaster PHOTOs * Lakehurst NJ New Jersey Present here are pages 3-6 and 11-14 only with page 3 has two photo of the burnt skeleton of the famous airship. The following pages have some reporting with a full page pictorial on page 12 which show the infamous explosion. (see) Incomplete issue containing pages 3-6 and 11-14 of the 1st section only (front page not here), nice for display as such.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:38

$57.00
182679

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR Havana Cuba Harbor - U.S. Warships SPAIN 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102237919

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK JOURNAL, July 2, 1898 * Spanish-American War * Havana, Cuba harbor The front page has banner headline and text beginning with: "FIERCE BATTLE ALL DAY BY LAND AND SEA" Much more on the following pages with graphic illustrations. First section only with pages 1-8, some wear with damage at the central fold causing some text loss, still nice for display as such.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:38

$44.00
182678

Rare DAVENPORT IA Civil War Era w/ First Battle of Lexington MO 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859738373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 20, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * First Battle of Lexington - Missouri This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:37

$28.00
182677

CIVIL RIGHTS ACT 1875 Enforcement Bill William G. Brownlow Letter 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102237266

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 9, 1874 * Civil Rights Act of 1875 (Enforcement Act) * Reconstruction era - African Americans * William G. Brownlow letter signed Page 4 has a letter under the headings: "CIVIL RIGHTS" "Senator Brownlow on the Civil Rights Bill" and more. (see) Letter is signed in type: W.G. Brownlow Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:37

$33.00
182676

1874 NYC Old Newspaper Culpeper County Virginia NEGRO Lynching Hanging Hanged


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859737870

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 13, 1874 * Culpeper County, Virginia * Negro hanging - detailed account The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "A NEGRO HANGED" with subheads. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:36

$33.00
182675

TULSA RACE RIOT Greenwood Community Oklahoma Massacre Blacks War 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102236629

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., June 1, 1921 * Tulsa racial riots & massacre (1st report) * African-American Greenwood community The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RACE RIOTS BREAK OUT IN OKLAHOMA CITY" with subheads. (see) Complete with 8 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: The Tulsa race riot, also known as the 1921 race riot, The... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:36

$52.00
182674

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859737353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUCK, New York, April 5, 1893 * Color political prints - cartoons Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons: front page: "The Sentimental Crank Still Pursues Her" double-page centerfold: "New York Will Be At The Fair--In Spite Of Mean And Noisy Obstructions" back page: "Children's Portraits No Longer A Specialty" Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:35

$28.00
182673

(3) EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Early Rare 1674-87-99 Old London Gazettes


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102236254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 8, 1674, July 28, 1687 & Aug. 10, 1699 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * 3 issues from the last 3 decades of the 17th century This publication is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And these are very early, genuine issues. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, these are 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. Each issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even include... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:35

$105.00
182672

(3) KKK Ku Klux Klan White Supremacist Hate Group REPORTS 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102235908

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 22, 1922 * Ku Klux Klan - KKK * White supremacist hate group * White supremacy - nationalist Page 23 has three separate reports concerning the Ku Klux Klan during the roaring twenties. Among the headings include: "WALSH SAYS KLAN THREATENS PARTIES" "SUIT FILED TO OUST KLAN FROM KANSAS" and "Harvard's Klan Scare Considered A Joke" with all having subheads. (see) Complete with all 44 pages, light toning, a l... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:34

$44.00
182671

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1795 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859736210

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, April 8, 1795 * 18th century American publication Published by Isaiah Thomas, perhaps the most famous printer of the 18th century, and whose collection became the foundation of the American Antiquarian Society. Handsome masthead makes this a displayable newspaper. Four pages, very minor wear, generally very nice.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:34

$35.00
182670

Columbia Baseball Star LOU GEHRIG Signs w/ New York Yankees Photo 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102234715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 12, 1923 * Very early Lou Gehrig * Photo as a college pitcher * Signs w/ New York Yankees For any collector of baseball history, a report of the beginning of a future star's career always figures high on the "most wanted" list. Here is one. The top of page 17 has a one column photo showing a young Gehrig in his Columbia uniform and posing as a pitcher (is this rare ?) with heading: "Another Sisler !" He would never pitch a game in the majors. Report begins with: "Lou Gehrig signed a contract yesterday with the New York American league baseball club..." (see) Complete with 38 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:32

$98.00
182669

JOE DIMAGGIO Baseball Game Hitting Streak New York Yankees 1941 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859733947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, July 16, 1941 * Joe DiMaggio's hitting streak nears the end * New York Yankees - Major league baseball * From his hometown publication (rare as such) The top of the front page of the sports section (page 17) has a heading: "Still Going; DI MAG SINGLES AND DOUBLES" with the #"55!" with a black border and related photo. (see) The top of 2 of this section has a three column headline: "JOE DI MAGGIO HITS TWICE AS YANKEE POWER FALLS ON CHICAGO SOX, 5 TO 4" with box scores. DiMaggio would extend his hitting streak to just one more game (56), where it would end. Nice to have this from his hometown. Complete with 24 pages, a few small tape mends at unrelated areas, some spine wear with some small bi... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:32

$57.00
182642

ROBERT PERSHING WADLOW Alton IL GIANT Tallest Man in World PHOTO 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101884971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1937 * Robert Pershing Wadlow * Alton, Illinois Giant * Tallest man ever in the World The top of page 29 has a one column heading: "CIRCUS GIANT BUSY ON FIRST DAY HERE" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2020 07:26

$52.00
182640

FDR Franklin D. Roosevelt STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS War Tensions 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859388083

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 4, 1938 * President Franklin D. Roosevelt * FDR State of the Union Address This issue contains Roosevelt's state-of-the-union address with a front page headline: "Roosevelt Asks Capital and Labor To Cooperate in National Recovery; Denounces Abuses by Small Groups" and various subheads. The full text of the speech is found on pages 16 & 17 and which includes a photos of the President addressing the joint session of Congress. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2020 07:26

$52.00
182639

Rare CONFEDERATE VA w/ Battle of Mill Springs Kentucky 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101884358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 4, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky * In a Confederate title Not only a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The Coin Of The Confederate States" "A Virginia Mother's Appeal To the Soldiers" which is stirring (see images). Also much reporting headed: "The Battle In Kentucky" "Interesting Account of the Battle" "Desperate Charge Of Our Forces" "Unparalleled Heroism & Valour" "Terrific Fire Of The Enemy" "The Retreat of Our Army" "Great Suffering Among Our Troops" with the report carrying over to page 2. Inside has the always-interesting editorial, this one beginning: "The Burnside expedition is a c... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 07:25

$85.00
182638

HILLSIDE STRANGLER Serial Killers Rapists MURDERS 1977 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859387816

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 1, 1977 * Hillside Strangler serial killings * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) The front page has a nice banner headline: "10 Murders Believed Linked" with subhead: "More Officers Will Probe Strangling of 13 Women" (see) Nice for display. Another related article on page 3. Great to have in this L.A. publication. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, nice condition

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Ends August 02, 2020 07:25

$92.00
182637

EARLY Rare 17th Century 323 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1697 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859387597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 6, 1697 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had 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 fr... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 07:24

$37.00
182636

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Rowing Crew Breaks OLYMPIC Time Record 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101157204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 13, 1936 * University of Washington Huskies * Breaks Olympic record in rowing * Famous upset vs. Nazi Germany fame The top of the front page of the sport's section (page 21) has a nice headline: "DON HUME STROKES HUSKIES TO RECORD" with subheads. (see) This crew would win the gold medal by upsetting the Nazi crew just 2 days later. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The rowing competition was dominated by the hosts, Germany, who medaled in every event and took five of the seven gold medals. The final race, men's eights, was won by a working-class United States team from the University of... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:47

$52.00
182635

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the Conspirators Galveston 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858695198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 24, 1865. * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins * Galveston, Texas surrenders This issue is loaded with advertisements and post Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following one column headings: "THE ASSASSINATION" "THE TRIAL ON FRIDAY" "THE REBELS IN CANADA" "A PLEA FOR ARNOLD" "LATER FROM TEXAS" "Official Announcement of the Surrender of Galveston" "All The Texan Ports In Our Possession" "END OF THE BLOCKADE" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, uncut, a little creasing, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:47

$62.00
182634

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the Conspirators Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858695027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 20, 1865. * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the assassins - conspirators This issue is loaded with advertisements and post Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following one column headings: "THE ASSASSINATION" "THE TRIAL ON MONDAY" "ARGUMENT OF REVERDY JOHNSON" "MR. STONE'S DEFENSE OF HARROLD" "A Plea for Arnold and O'Laughlin" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, uncut, a little creasing, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:46

$52.00
182633

Best JERRY REUSS Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Pitcher NO-HITTER 1980 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858694831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 28, 1980 * Jerry Reuss pitches no-hitter * Los Angeles Dodgers baseball * Best title to be had ? - rare The top of the front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "Reuss Rolls and the Giants Come Up With a Big Zero" with subhead: "Error Deprives Dodger Pitcher of a Perfect Game in 8-0 Win" and two photos of Reuss. (see) Box scores on page 12 of this section. Great to have in this Los Angeles publication, Very rare as such. Complete with 60+ pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1980 Reuss had one of the best seasons of his career with 18 wins and only six losses, and leading the majors in shutouts with six; he also threw a no-hitter against the San Francisco Giants on... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:46

$98.00
182632

Last 6 Months of 19th Century BOUND VOLUME (150) 1899 San Diego CA Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101153574

Here is a nice bound volume of the THE EVENING TRIBUNE from San Diego, California for the last 6 months of the 19th century, July to Dec., 1899. It looks to be complete with around 150 issues. Surprisingly these issues are in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Two small library stamps are present on the front pages, occasional wear here and there but overall nice. Volume covers have some scuffing but generally nice. Contains a wealth of news events soon after the Spanish-American War. Many advertisements as well.

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:45

$225.00
182631

Great BATTLE OF VERDUN World War I 1916 WWI France vs. Germany 1916 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101149871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 22, 1916 * Battle of Verdun, France * World War I - WWI * German vs. French armies * Great headline for display The front page has a very nice banner headline: "TERRIFIC BATTLE AT VERDUN" with subhead. (see) Some consider this to be the greatest and lengthiest battle in World history. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 14 pages, a little irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:41

$57.00
182630

AUTHERINE LUCY University of Alabama 1st BLACK Student Enrollee 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101149771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY WORKER, New York, February 9, 1956 * University of Alabama breaks the color barrier * Autherine Lucy becoming 1st black student to enroll The front page has a nice headline "World Backs Negro Coed, But Ike Just Waits" Also a one column heading: "Alabama U. Editor His Shameful Riot" and photo of Lucy. (see) Coverage on the demonstrations at the University of Alabama as Autherine Lucy prepares to become the first African American to attend classes at the university. The issue is complete in 8 pages, tabloid size, some spine wear with small tear at the central fold, otherwise quite nice. Note: The Daily Worker was a newspaper published in New York City by the Communist Party USA - the publication ending in the m... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:40

$60.00
182629

BOSTON POLICE STRIKE w/ City Riots Rioting Lawlessness - Looting 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101149239

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1919 * Boston Police Strike & riots * Trade union & wage improvements * Lawlessness infiltrates the city The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "TROOPS USE MACHINE GUN ON BOSTON MOB; 5,000 GUARDING CITY AS RIOTS CONTINUE; CITY ACCLAIMS PARADE OF FIGHTING FIRST" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage on the Boston Police Strike which caused several nights of lawlessness in the city. Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, a printing flaw slightly affects mentioned headline (see), generally very nice.

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:39

$48.00
182628

JAMES WEBSTER SMITH 1st Black Cadet West Point Military Academy 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858690426

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 7, 1870 * James Webster Smith's mistreatment * 1st African American appointed to cadetship * West Point - United States Military Academy Page 8 has a letter from James Webster Smith headed: "The Colored Cadet" "Hardships of the Hartford Darky at West Point--His Letter Home--A Pretty Hard Case" This letter is signed in type: J. W. Smith. Henry Ossian Flipper is more known because he was the first African Ameri... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:39

$37.00
182627

1874 BRATTLEBORO Vermont VT James Fisk Jr. Monument STATUE Dedication Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101148842

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1874 * James Fisk, Jr. statue dedication - unveiling * Brattleboro, Vermont - Prospect Hill Cemetery The top of page 10 has one column headings that inlcude: "JAMES FISK, JR." "Dedication of the Monument at Brattleboro" and more. (see) Text takes almost a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:38

$35.00
182625

1916 VIRGINIA CITY Nevada Yellow Jacket Gold Hill Mine FIRE Disaster Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858689412

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 24, 1916 * Yellow Jacket Mine fire disaster * Gold Hill, Comstock Lode fame * Virginia City, Nevada The front page has a nice banner headline: "4 PERISH AS FIRE SWEEPS MINE" with subhead: "75 LIVES IN PERIL; FLAMES ENDANGER BONANZA PROPERTY" (see) Nice for display. Some consider this to be the greatest and lengthiest battle in World history. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 14 pages, a little irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:37

$44.00
182624

SON KETEI Sohn Kee-chung wins Marathon GOLD MEDAL Berlin Olympics 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101148424

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 10, 1936 * Sohn Kee-chung - Son Kitei * Wins gold medal in marathon * 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics * Jesse Owens vs. Nazi Germnay fame The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Japanese Smashes Olympic Mark To Take Marathon by 600 Yards" with subhead. (see) The top of page 12 has a banner headline: "Japanese Runs Fastest Marathon in Olympics History to Win by 600 Yards" with subheads and photos. Much more on the 1936 Summer Olympics with Jesse Owens reports. Complete with all 26 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, generally good. wikipedia notes: Sohn Kee-chung was a Korean athlete and long-distance runner. He became ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:37

$57.00
182621

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey Revolutionary War GEORGE WASHINGTON 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858457734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth Court House, New Jersey * General George Washington This is a very historic issue with terrific coverage on the Battle of Monmouth as well as a wealth of other fine reports on the Revolutionary War. The issue beings with: "Debates In Parliament" taking 5 pages and containing much discussion on the war with America, including in part: "...call the serious attention of the House to the boundless expences of the American war, & to the manifest impracticability of succeeding in it...the naval power of this country, if this war is persisted in, will be exhausted...that America was not to be reduced by conquest..." with much more (see for portion... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:05

$172.00
182620

ISLAND OF TOBAGO MAP Caribbean 1778 Revolutionary War Colonies PEACE ? Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858457585

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE SUPPLEMENT, London, For the Year 1778 * Map of the Caribbean island of Tobago * American Revolutionary War era A very nice "Supplement" issue published at the end of the year, & from the Revolutionary War. Perhaps the best item in this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of the Island of TOBAGO, Drawn from an Actual Survey by Thos. Bowen 1779". The map is quite detailed and measures 8 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches & is in very nice condition. Also included in the issue is: "Narrative of the Negotiation in America" concerning the "...commissioners empowered by his Majesty to quiet the disorders & restore peace in the American Colonies...", which takes over nine pages. Part of this lengthy re... See More  

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Rare RUNAWAY SLAVES & Illustrtated Ships Ads 1798 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100854499

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 13, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (5) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 14 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. Three more slave ads are on page 3. And one more on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little foxing, nice condition.

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182618

East St. Louis RACE RIOTS Whites Lynch MOBS Kill Many Blacks 1917 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100854073

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 2, 1917 * East St. Louis, Missouri race riots * Negroes - lynch mobs The front page has a banner headline: "Race Riots Renewed Today In East St. Louis" with subhead. Coverage on the East St. Louis race riot which was considered one the worst in U.S. history. Complete with 14 pages, loose with some wear along the spine, small library label just above the mentioned headline, light toning.

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$44.00
182617

SS MORRO CASTLE Cruise Ship FIRE Disaster off New Jersey Coast 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100853517

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1934 * Liner SS Morro Castle fire disaster The top of the front page has a four column headline: "MORRO CASTLE FIRE WAS INCENDIARY, SHIP OFFICERS TESTIFY AT INQUIRY; LINE PUTS DEAD AT 87, MISSING AT 50" with several subheads. (see) More on the following pages with a few related photos and a updated list of the dead and missing. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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182616

POST PEARL HARBOR ATTACK World War II Declared 1941 Honolulu Hawaii Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIN, December 17, 1941 * United States at war in Pacific * Post Pearl Harbor attack * America enters World War II The front page has a banner headline: "HONGKONG DOWNS 45 PLANES" with subheads. (see) Great to have in this Honolulu publication just 10 days after the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor. Very rare as such. Fourteen pages, minor wear, generally very nice.

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$48.00
182615

Unusual BENJAMIN FRANKLIN False Death Report 2 Years Prior 1788 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858455123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin * False death report Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his character...one of the most extraordinary any age or country has produced..." with a bit more. Franklin actually died over two years later, in April, 1790. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 1/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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182614

HENRY KNOX Document for Pension Benefits Revolutionary War Victims1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100846948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 16, 1793 * American Revolutionary War victims * Henry Knox document re. pension benefits The front page has a document headed: "War Department" concerning pension benefits for those injured in the Revolutionary War. It is signed in type: H. Knox. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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$64.00
182613

ASBURY PARK & Ocean Grove NJ New Jersey Summer Vacation Resorts 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100846236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PRESS, Asbury Park & Ocean Grove, New Jersey, July 27, 1888 * From this tourist mecca of the 19th century * Famous hotels in illustrated ads An interesting newspaper from these once-famous vacation meccas on the Jersey coast, containing various news of the day with an emphasis on tourism-related items. Page 2 has: "History of Asbury Park" taking over a column. Page 3 features very nice illustrated advertisements for the famous hotels of the day: the Coleman House, The Arlington and the Sheldon. Also a nice: "Map of Asbury Park, New Jersey". Four pages, nice condition.

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182612

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100845796

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 nice banner headline: "POUND ROMMEL REAR GUARD" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related map is on the back page. 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. Complete in 34 pages, small binding holes along the spine, small address stamp within the masthead, generally very nice.

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182611

RUHOLLAH AYATOLLAH KHOMEINI Leader of the Revolution IRAN Islam 1979 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100845384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 12, 1979 * Ruhollah - Ayatollah Khomeini * Becomes Leader of the Revolution * Iranian Shia Islam religious leader The front page has a nice banner headline: "Khomaini Calls for Order; 3 Generals Slain" with subhead and more. (see) Nice for display. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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$62.00
182610

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina Final Months CIVIL WAR 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858453906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 14, 1864 * Rare Confederate title * Civil War nears the end Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from not long before surrendering. The front page has: "Tribute to the Memory of Major Generals Rodes and Ramseur" which includes 2 letters; also: "Report of the Secretary of the Treasury". The back page has: "Northern News--Lincoln Re-Elected" "The Georgia Legislature & the War" "The President & the Press" and more. Complete as a single sheet newspaper which is typical for late-war issues from the South as most... See More  

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$167.00
182609

(4) Rare 18th Century BRISTOL London England UNICORN Masthead 1798 Newspapers


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England A lot of four issues dated Feb. 3, 10, 17, & 24, 1798 * Rare 18th century title * Unicorn masthead engraving Each has a nice engraving in the masthead, has never-trimmed margins, various foxing throughout but not affecting any readability. News of the day with many ads as well, several of which are illustrated. The back page of each has a red-inked tax stamp. Generally good condition.

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$43.00
182608

Very Rare DENVER COLORADO w/ Western Related PRINTS 1881 Old West Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREAT WEST, Denver, Colorado, Sept. 17, 1881 * Very rare Old West title Certainly a great name for a newspaper from the Old West. The front page has a: "View of Main Street, Gunnison City" which would have to be one of the earliest prints of the town to be found in any periodical. Other prints on the ftpg. are: "Parlin's" being a ranch; and "A Western Gambling House" which is nothing more than 3 tents. A very rare title as outside of our limited holdings Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) records only two institutions having but a single issue each. Eight page, leaves are loose at the spine, various tears at margins, but of light staining.

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$137.00
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DR. BENJMAIN FRANKLIN & Slaves Slavery - Quakers 1783 Salem Mass. Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, October 9, 1783 * Dr. Benjamin Franklin * Slaves - Slavery - Negroes This issue has a variety of news items concerning the end of the Revolutionary War. The front page of this issue features a report noting: "Dr. Franklin writes to a friend, that he has reason to suspect the Americans have no friends in Europe; for the same caution that now aims at restraining their trade, will eventually control their power." The back page features a Petition of the People called Quakers: "...having solemnly engaged considered the state of the enslaved Negroes...entitled to the natural rights of mankind, are held as personal property in cruel bondage;... your petitioners, deeply affected with a con... See More  

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$125.00
182606

Great EARY BASEBALL Player at Bat COLOR Cover Print 1914 Leslie's Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858452536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE"S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 2, 1914 See the photo for the terrific, color cover on this issue, featuring a baseball player at bat. A terrific item for display. Such color covers rarely survived, hence quite scarce. Very nice condition, although with a rather discrete inked stamp near the top just under the wing of the eagle--almost unnoticeable. Complete with all 20 pages.

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$75.00
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