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173045

LUISA TETRAZZINI Coloratura Soprano Operatic Concert Singer DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392299760814

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1940 * Luisa Tetrazzini death (1st report) * Italian coloratura soprano opera singer the top of page 15 has a one column heading: "LUIISA TETRAZZINI, DIVA, DIES IN MILAN" 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 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2019 11:28

$37.00
173044

WILLIAM FRANKLIN Non-Importation Agreement 1769 COLONIAL Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392299755559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 18, 1769 * Benjamin Franklin's son - William * Non-importation agreement An item from Providence includes: "At a meeting of the merchants & traders of this town...convened in consequence of a letter form the committee of merchants at Boston recommending our extending the non-importation agreement until all the American revenue acts are repealed..." with more. Half of the back page is taken up with: "A Proclamation" which relates to fishing & related issues in the Delaware River, signed in type by the governor of New Jersey: William Franklin (Ben's son). Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, some browning near the margins, handsome coat-of-arms eng... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2019 11:11

$164.99
173043

Best DAVID CONE New York Yankees Pitcher PERFECT GAME 1999 Daily News Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392299746909

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York, July 19, 1999 * David Cone * Perfect game * New York Yankees This tabloid-size newspaper actually as a single sheet, folio size "wrap" to announce the perfect game pitched by Yankee David Cone the day prior, the entire ftpg. take up with a celebratory color photo and huge headline: "PERFECT ! " The reverse of this wrap is on David Cone as well (see). The complete issue in very nice, clean condition. Great to have this report in a New York newspaper as it happened at Yankee Stadium.

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Ends May 27, 2019 10:53

$26.00
173042

Great BLACK SOX World Series Chicago White vs. Cincinnati Reds SCANDAL Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392299727609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL--WORLD SERIES EXTRA, Oct. 7, 1919 * Chicago White (Black) Sox * Cincinnati Reds - World Series * Black Sox Scandal in process (game 6) * Pat Moran's hometown newspaper (rare) This issue reports on the sixth game of perhaps the most controversial World Series ever played, called the "Black Sox" series due to the betting scandal involving several of the Chicago White Sox players (see hyperlink for more details). The banner headlines of the front page boldly announces: "KERR WINS AGAIN" with the box score in large type as well. The text is headed: "Pat Morans Land On Kerr But Chicago Hits Timely" and the text includes an inning-by-inning account of the game. Special note: Pat Moran, manager of t... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2019 10:01

$124.99
173041

WILLIAM GILLETTE Actor Playwright Stage Manager DEATH w/ Photos 1937 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392299725702

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 30, 1937 * William Gillette death * American actor-manager * Sherlock Holmes The top of page 27 has a two column heading: "William Gillette Is Mourned by Theatergoers of Nation" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of William Gillette, American actor-manager, playwright and stage manager. He was best remembered for portraying Sherlock Holmes. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2019 09:56

$39.99
173040

EMMETT TILL 'Bobo' Murder Trial Two Men Not Guilty 1955 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392299720804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 24, 1955 * Emmett Louis 'Bobo' Till murder trial * Mississippi Delta * Not guilty verdict The front page has a one column heading: "2 White Men Cleared Of Slaying [Black] Boy" (see) Six pages, a few small binding holes and irregular along the spine, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: Emmett Louis "Bobo" Till (July 25, 1941August 28, 1955) was an African-American teenager from Chicago, Illinois who was brutally murdered in a region of Mississippi known as the Mississippi Delta in the small town of Money in Leflore County. His murder was one of the key events that energized the nascent American Civil Rights Movement. The main suspects for the crimeboth Caucasian men... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2019 09:46

$39.99
173039

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hostilities Coming to an End 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372673915830

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 4, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * Hostilities coming to an end ? Page 3 has: "American News" which includes: "...Lt. Col. Lee, from the Southern Army...& informs that General Greene, with the main body of the army, continued in a position North of Pon Pon River within four miles of Jacksonburgh...that the British army remained in their fortified camp...hat Brig. General Marian...was on the North side of Cooper River...that the operating force of the two armies were nearly equal...that General Wayne had confined the British forces in the state of Georgia to the town of Savannah..." and more (see). The bkpg. has an item: "...that soon after the account had arrived in America of t... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2019 09:29

$49.99
173038

BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF Philippine Sea U.S. Navy Japan 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392299707379

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 26, 1944 * Battle of Leyte Gulf * Philippines - William Halsey * World War II WWII The front page has a great banner headline: "2 JAPANESE FLEETS ROUTED!; 'WORST DEFEAT:' M'ARTHUR" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related map and photo are on the next page. Complete with 38 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 May 27, 2019 09:16

$59.99
173037

DONALD TOVEY British Pianist Piano Composer Music Conductor DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372673879511

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1940 * Sir Donald Tovey death (1st report) * British pianist - composer - conductor The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "SIR DONALD TOVEY, BRITISH COMPOSER" 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 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2019 08:55

$37.00
173036

OPERATION CATAPULT Attack on Mers-el-Kebir French Fleet Sunk 1940 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372673837576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 5, 1940 * Attack on Mers-el-Kébir * Operation Catapult - North Africa * Royal Navy vs. French fleet The front page has a banner headline: "BRITISH SEIZE OR SINK BULK OF FRENCH FLEET" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 5 with related photos. 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 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2019 08:27

$37.00
173034

TONY GALENTO VS. MAX BAER Heavyweight Boxing Fight at Jersey City 1940 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372673804229

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1940 * Tony Galento vs. Max Baer * Heavyweight boxing fight The sport's section (page 21) has a banner headline: "22,711 See Baer Stop Galento, Who Fails to Answer Bell for Eighth Round" with subheads, round by round coverage and related photo. 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 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Galento's fight with Max Baer ended when the referee stopped the bout in the eighth round. On the day of the Baer fight, Galento decided to first stop off at his bar. There he had a big bowl of spaghetti, with meat balls, washed down w... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2019 08:05

$37.00
172555

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Georgia Course Bobby Jones 1ST OPENING 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659594573

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 14, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opens * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia * "The Masters" pro golf tournament fame The bottom of the front page of section 2 (sports) has first report coverage on the opening of Augusta National Golf Club course, agreeably the most famous golf course in the country. The one column heading reads: "Bobby Jones Is Host To Friends At Dream Course" See image for brief report here. The article begins: "The 'perfect course' of Bobby Jones's dreams was opened today by more than 100 of his friends..." with more (see). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsp... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2019 08:45

$45.00
172554

BERTHA KALICH Jews Jewish Yiddish Theatre Stage Actress DEATH 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284723347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1939 * Bertha Kalich death (1st report) * Jewish actress - American Yiddish Theatre * Charles A. Lindbergh called to duty The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "MME. KALICH DIES; FAMOUS ACTRESS" 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 46 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2019 08:45

$42.00
172553

Rare 1720 POST BOY London England OLD Newspaper w/ Masthead Engravings PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284722921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, December 31, 1720 * Nice masthead engravings One of my favorite 18th century newspapers with the two nice engravings in the masthead, plus the very decorative first letter in the text (see). Various European reports. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches, very nice, displayable condition.

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Ends May 26, 2019 08:44

$38.00
172546

Historic: UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Created in 1787 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659229787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, September 18, 1787 * First announcement that the Constitution of the United States has been finalized * In regards to historic announcements in U.S. history, this is rivaled only by the announcement that the Declaration of Independence had been signed * The opening bid price for this item has been marked down by more than 50% off the original price of $62,500! A singularly historic newspaper and the first time this issue has been offered in recent memory. As collectors know the very first newspaper to print the United States Constitution was this title of the next day, September 19, 1787. As such it has an auction record in exce... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 15:15

$31,250.00
172545

UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT 521 LaGuardia Airport DC-4 Airplane Crash 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659229722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1947 * United Airlines flight 521 * Douglas DC-4 airplane * LaGuardia Airport takeoff The top of the front page has a five column headline: "PLANE CRASH KILLS 38, INJURES 10 IN TAKE-OFF AT LA GUARDIA FIELD; PASSENGERS TRAPPED BY FLAMES" with subheads and related photo. (see) More on page 3. First report coverage on United Airlines flight 521 airplane crash after takeoff at LaGuardia Airport in New York City. Other news, sports and various advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 38 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 15:15

$47.00
172544

HENSCHEL HS 293 Radio Controlled Rocket Glider Bombs 1st Use 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284200598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1943 * Henschel Hs 293 guided missile 1st used * Rocket warfare during World War II * New German radio controlled glider bomb Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Nazi Rocket Glider Bomb Is Seen For First Time, Diving at Convoy" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 15:14

$47.00
172543

CLINT EASTWOOD Hollywood Actor Wins MAYOR of Carmel Election 1986 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659229366

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1986 * Clint Eastwood, actor and filmmaker * Wins election for mayor of Carmel * Carmel-by-the-Sea, California The front page has a one column heading: "Eastwood Wins Easy Victory in Carmel Vote" with photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 23 with another related photo. Great to have from the home of the entertainment industry. Rare as such. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 15:14

$87.00
172542

Rare COLONIAL VIRGINIA w/ Battle of Bunker Hill 1775 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659229276

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 13, 1775 * The Battle of Bunker Hill * American Revolutionary War * Very rare Colonial Virginia title This newspaper was published by John Pinkney, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. Pinkney continued this title which previously was published by Virginia's first woman printer, Clementina Rind, A rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia. Certainly the prime content is the page 3 report of the Battle of Bunker Hill, from a letter: "...from Mr. Isaac Lathrop, one of the Provincial Congress at Watertown, to Major General Davis Wooster..." with the letter ... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 15:14

$10,500.00
172541

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg Pre Rev. War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284199910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, March 10, 1775 * John Hancock and the Massachusetts Bay colonists - calls for a Day of Thanksgiving and Prayer to Almighty God * Rare mention of the non-Negro slave trade * Georgia agreement - the Continental Association * Virginia troops commended This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia. Part of the front page has a report on the ship St. Stephen, noting in part: "...This vessel has long been employed in the Guinea trade in a new way...He trades in gold dust..... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 15:14

$6,950.00
172539

(2) RUNAWAY SLAVES w/ Descriptions Washington D.C. Advertisements 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659220932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, July 26, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisements A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "[black] man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see) Page 2 has a even more interesting ad headed: "Five Hundred Dollars Reward" which has descriptions of 4 runaway slaves. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital. Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:54

$33.00
172538

Historic JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees HITTING STREAK at 56 Games 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659220800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 18, 1941. * Joe MiMaggio - New York Yankees * Historic game hitting streak ends w/ 56 The front page of section 2 (sports) has a five column headline: "INDIANS STOP DI MAGGIO AT 56" with subheads that include: "WALK, 3 INFIELD OUTS HALT JOE; YANKS WIN, 4-3" and more with box scores. Photo of DiMaggio on page 21 with heading: "The Pressure Is Off" Many believe this to be the most difficult record to top in sports. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 30 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 May 25, 2019 14:54

$198.00
172537

TECUMSEH Shawnee Indian Leader Walpole Island Ontario BONES Found 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659220674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 17, 1931 * Tecumseh bones found in Canada * Native American - Shawnee leader * Walpole Island First Nation - Ontario The front page has a one column heading: "'TECUMSEH BONES' ARE DISCOVERED" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:53

$47.00
172536

Serial Killer DAVID BERKOWITZ Son of Sam on Himself w/ Photo 1978 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659220539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, June 12, 1978 * David Berkowitz * Son of Sam * .44 Caliber Killer Page 2 has a headline: "The Complexity of Berkowitz; Admitted killer shows conflicting views of self" with photo of Berkowitz. He would be sentenced to life on this day. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. It is complete in 34 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, a couple worm holes, generally good.

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:53

$40.00
172535

13th THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT Abolition of Slavery 1864 CONFEDERATE Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284186630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1864 * Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution * 13th passes U.S. Senate - Abolition of slavery * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The key content within this issues is found on the back page: "Amendment of the Constitution", which is the historic Thirteenth Amendment concerning slavery and its passage by the Senate, with the vote noted. It concludes with a typically Southern editorial comment: "The amendment is passed too late to be submitted to many of the state legislatures...and of course cannot go into effect. But it furnishes a theme of agitation upon a subject of the eterna... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:52

$179.00
172534

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659220156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 26, 1863 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports relating to the Civil War--from the Confederate's perspective--are: "The War--In the Northern Congress--Speech of Senator Saulsbury" with subheads including: "The Cause of The War--Mr. Lincoln's Indifference To It--The War Could Have Been Averted--Reign of Terror..." and more. Also: "The Press & Mr. Conrad" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" and other smaller items. The back page has an editorial which takes over a full column, and also has: "Telegraphic News" & reports from the "Confederate Congress" and the "Virginia Legislature" among other smaller items. ... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:51

$78.00
172533

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Southern Events 1779 Providence RI Rhode Island Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284185884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Nov. 6, 1779 * American Revolutionary War * Southern events - Georgia & more Most of the first column is taken up with the details of a non-exportation act by the state of Rhode Island, similar to that enacted by Massachusetts & Connecticut. Included are the penalties for those found guilty. Also an act for: "...the Preservation of the Public Buildings in this State erected or improved for the Use of the Army...". More acts on page 2. Page 2 has a letter from Charleston noting: "...we hear that almost every man in that place & all the troops that could be collected, had gone to Georgia to co-operate with count d'Estaing in the reduction of that state; that a num... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:51

$615.00
172532

Rare SANTA BARBARA Old West California American Riveria 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659218442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SANTA BARBARA PRESS, California, Jan. 28, 1871 * Rare Old West title A very early & uncommon title from this well known California city. Typical news & ads of the day. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at the folds and margins with some light damp staining.

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:50

$47.00
172531

GRACE FORTESCUE ARREST Joseph Kahahawai Murder Thalia Massie Rape 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284185161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1932 * Grace Fortescue arrested * Joseph Kahahawai murder * Thalia Massie rape ? * Honolulu, Hawaii The front page has a one column heading: "MRS. FORTESCUE HELD IN HAWAIIAN MURDER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the arrest of Grace Fortescue for the murder of Joseph Kahahawai, a innocent man charged with the rape of her daughter, Thalia Massie. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:50

$48.00
172530

JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber Gang Captured in Tucson Arizona Photos 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284184160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 27, 1934 * John Dillinger & gang captured * Harry Pierpont & Charles Makely * Tucson AZ Arizona - Mary Kinder The front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER GANG FACING DEATH AS STATES ACT" with subhead. Lengthy coverage continues on page 2. A few related photos and map are on the back page. Dillinger would be sent to Crown Point Jail in Indiana where he would make his famous "wooden" gun escape. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Gr... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:48

$87.00
172529

Great Outlaw JESSE JAMES Robert Ford MURDER & Cole Younger 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284183698

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James killed Page 5 has an uncommonly lengthy account--extremely detailed--on the death of Jesse James, headed: "The Murdered Outlaw" "The State Officers Previously Arranging For The Killers" "Shot Down With A Rifle Which He Gave to His Slayer---Threats of His Friends---Gov. Crittenden's Arrangement with Robert Ford". This account takes over a full column, and is followed by yet another, related report: "An Old Accomplice's Comment" "An Interview With Cole Younger, in Jail in Minnesota" (see). Complete in 8 pages, 4 small binding holes in the 1st column affect a total of 13 words in the pg. 5 Jesse James article. Loose at the spine, browned at the margins and somewhat frag... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:47

$137.00
172519

VERY Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis Civil War 1863 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284011443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "The War In Virginia" "From Gen. Lee's Army" "Reported Fighting at Brock's Gap" "News From the Islands" "Tennessee Intelligence" "Fight at Sparta" "From Rosecrans' Army--No Large Operations To be Undertaken by Him--Some Raids to be Inaugurated" "The Siege of Vicksburg" "The Supply Of Men" "Another Nashvillian Arrested" "From The Trans-Mississippi" and other items. But perhaps the best item in the newspaper is the lengthy front page letter: "To the Soldiers Of the Confederate States" in which he attempts to rally the troop... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:56

$177.00
172518

BASEBALL America's Pastime & CRICKET Games Description COMPARED 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284011305

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 16, 1859 * Baseball & Cricket * Described and Compare The top of the front page has a column headed: "Cricket And Base Ball" "The English Cricketers and Base Ball Match--The Two Games Described and Compared." This is a well-written, two column report comparing and contrasting the two sports. Included are two letters: "Best Mode Of Arranging The Match Of Base Ball With The English Eleven" and: "Base Ball An English Game" which states that baseball is an English game that has been played "...for a century or more, under the name of Rounders..." Eight pages, some staining at the right margin only, nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:55

$68.00
172517

ST. MARKS Tallahassee Florida Civil War MAP & Goldsboro NC Falls 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659070782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 22, 1865 * St. Marks, Florida & Tallahassee map * Goldsboro, North Carolina captured * General William T. Sherman The ftpg. is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "Operations In Florida - Scene of General Newton's Expedition Along the St. Marks River". Nice ftpg. column heads on the war include: "FLORIDA" "Expedition Up The Coast" "Gallant Conduct of Officers and Men" "Capture of One Piece of Artillery" "Return of the Expedition to Key West" "SHERMAN" "Junction of Generals Schofield & Sherman" "Goldsboro Occupied Without Opposition" "Rebels Retreating to Virginia". Eight pages, minor binding slits at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:55

$54.00
172516

NATHAN HALE HANGING Hanged Revolutionary War American Soldier Spy 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659070540

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, November 20, 1776 * Hanging of Nathan Hale - American Revolutionary War soldier & spy * "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" fame By far the most significant content is found on page 3 as it contains an exceedingly significant--albeit brief & inconspicuous--report of an event known by any student of American history. In a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York is: "...Yesterday we hanged an officer of the Provincials who came as a spy...". Noting that this letter is dated "From New York Island, Sept. 23", and with the records verifying that Nathan Hale was hanged on Sept. 22 in New York, it is very obvious that this "officer of the Provincials" was Nathan ... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:54

$535.00
172515

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Emancipation Slaves Message to Congress 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284010759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 7, 1862 * President Abraham Lincoln * Message to U.S. Congress * Slavery emancipation Among the many front page one column Civil War heads are: "Important Message Of the President to Congress" "Initiatory Movement for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery" with the document printed in full and signed by him in type: Abraham Lincoln (see). Also: "Government Pecuniary Aid for State Emancipation" "Activity of the Hostile Armies on the Lower Potomac" "Brisk Cannonading on Both Sides" "Skirmishes With the Enemy" and much more. Eight pages, a few spots on the ftpg., good condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:54

$64.00
172514

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison w/ Owen Lovejoy Death 1864 CW Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659070293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 1, 1864 * Rare anti-slavery title * Owen Lovejoy death * American Civil War era 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. Page 3 has: "The Amnesty Proclamation" "Its Objects Defined" "By the President of the United States, A PROCLAMATION" which re-states his Amnesty Proclamation of December 8, 1863 in which an offer for amnesty was given to those who would swear their allegiance to the government, under several stipulations. This docu... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:53

$98.00
172513

GROVER CLEVELAND Presidential State of the Union Annual Address 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284010449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Dec. 6, 1887 * President Grover Cleveland * State of the Union Address Nearly half of page 5 is taken up with President Grover Cleveland's state-of-the-union address to the nation, headed: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "Devoted Mainly to the Subject of Tariff Reforms" "The Increasing Surplus" "Financial Convulsion & Widespread Disaster Impending" "National Energies Crippled"and more. Signed in type at its conclusion: Grover Cleveland. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:53

$34.00
172512

Best DANNY KAYE Jewish Film Movie Actor SINGER Dancer DEATH 1987 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659069965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 4, 1987 * Danny Kaye death (1st report) * Hollywood movie film comedian actor * American-Jewish singer and dancer * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page features three photos of iconic film star & dancer Danny Kaye, beneath which is a one column heading: "Danny Kaye, 74, Dies; World Was His Stage". The article carries over to take a third of page 23. Great to have this report not only in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry, but also from the city where he lived & died. The complete first section with pages 1-26, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:52

$88.00
172511

JESSE OWENS Post Berlin Olympics Star Sprinter vs. Horse PHOTO 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659069776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1936 * Jesse Owens vs. a horse photo * Olympic star sprinter The sport's section (page 27) has a three column photo with heading: "Jesse Owens And Horse He Beat With Aid Of Handicap" with brief text. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, a little spine wear, small address stamp within masthead, generally nice.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:51

$48.00
172510

UFO Incident FLYING SAUCERS Unidentified Flying Objects Washington1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284008895

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., July 28, 1952 * Washington D.C. UFO Incident * Flying Saucers ? The front page has a one column heading: "Objects in Sky Hunted by Jets" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:51

$44.00
172509

AL Scarface CAPONE Chicago Gangster Prison Release Chicago Return 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284008502

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1930 * Gangster Al "Scarface" Capone * City of Chicago wants him out This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 3 that include: "CAPONE IN CHICAGO REPORTS TO POLICE" "Police Tell Him He Will Be Arrested on Sight and Driven From City" and more. See images for 1st report coverage on Al Capone turning himself in to Chicago police after returning to the city from a 10 month prison sentence in Philadelphia. He would never again be able to present himself in public on the Chicago streets. His final arrest would come about a year later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. A little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:50

$42.00
172508

HARVARD-YALE REGATTA Boat Race Rowing Thames River New London CT 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659069419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1938 * Harvard-Yale Regatta boat race * Rowing races - Thames River The sport's section page (9) has a banner headline: "50,000 Watch Harvard Oarsmen Register First Sweep Over Yale Since 1916" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy reporting. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:50

$42.00
172498

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Georgia Course Bobby Jones 1ST OPENING 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372658537395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opens (day of) * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia The sport's section (page 21) has coverage on the opening day of Augusta National Golf Club course, agreeably the most famous golf course in the country. The one column heading near the top of the page reads: "'JONES'S NEW LINKS WILL OPEN TODAY" with subheads. (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 36 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 24, 2019 15:30

$47.00
172497

BATTLE OF ENIWETOK Atoll - Marhsall Islands BEGINS World War II 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392283563605

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., February 19, 1944 * Battle of Eniwetok begins - Marshall Islands * World War II - Pacific campaign The front page has a four column headline: "ENIWETOK, 750 MILES OFF, IS INVADED BY U.S TROOPS" with subheads. First report coverage on the landing of the 22nd Marine Regiment which began the Battle of Eniwetok. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and a little wear art the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 24, 2019 15:29

$39.00
172496

OPERATION MARKET GARDEN Allied Airborne Paratroopers Raid 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372658536561

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., September 19, 1944 * Operation Market Garden begins * Post D-Day Europe * World War II - WWII The front page has a banner headline: "Allied Ground Troops Unite With Airborne Force in Holland As Nazi Resistance Grows" with subheads. Coverage on the great paratrooper raid in the Netherlands. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 24, 2019 15:28

$40.00
172495

BOSTON BRUINS Bobby Orr Win NHL Stanley Cup Ice Hockey Title 1972 Mass Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392283563162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass. May 12, 1972 * Stanley Cup championship * NHL - National Hockey League * Boston Bruins - Bobby Orr Page 5 has a three column headline: "Bruins win Cup, top Rangers, 3-0" (see) First report coverage on Bobby Orr leading the Boston Bruins to the 1972 Stanley Cup. Ten pages, hole on the front page a,long the central fold near right margin, binding holes along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends May 24, 2019 15:28

$45.00
172494

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Dugout St. Petersburg FL PHOTO 1928 NYC Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392283563061

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES (Rotogravure Section only), March 18, 1928 * Babe Ruth in his prime * New York Yankees dugout This section has photos involving sports, entertainment, fashion. The front page has a photo titled: "The Glass Of Fashion In The Baseball World: Babe Ruth" (see) Complete rotogravure section only with 8 pages, small binding slits along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 24, 2019 15:27

$33.00
172493

FIRST BATTLE OF EL ALAMEIN Egypt World War II Erwin Rommel Tanks 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372658535659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1942 * First Battle of El Alamein * World War II Egypt The front page has nice banner headline: "MAJOR TANK BATTLE IN EGYPT" with subheads. Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 24, 2019 15:27

$47.00
172492

LOU GEHRIG DAY Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth Fame 1939 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392283562815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1939 * Lou Gehrig day at Yankee Stadium (day of) * Famous 'luckiest man on the face of the earth' speech fame * Best title to be had ? Lou Gehrig's famous speech is one of the most notable & heart-warming events in the annals of baseball history. This issue is from that day and has a article on page 18 with a two column heading: "75,000 Expected at the Stadium For Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day" with subhead. (see) Only found in this publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 24, 2019 15:27

$70.00
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