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BOTANY BAY Settlement Arthur Philip 1st Fleet Arrives in Australia 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372731856921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1789 * Commodore Philip arrives at Botany Bay * Early report on settling Australia By far the most significant item is the first detailed account in print (London Chronicle of Feb. 24 gives a one sentence report) of the settlement at Botany Bay by Captain Arthur Philips. The article takes approximately 2 1/2 columns and includes details of the first arrival in the bay, the first aboriginal contact, war with the aboriginals during which 3 settlers are killed, La Perieux (La Perouse) arriving, first courts, women convicts trying to get away with the French, etc. The report is found near the back under: "Domestic Occurrences" and begins: "An authentic account has been received th... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:11

$288.00
173986

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Election WINNER John Adams 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 * George Washington elected 1st president of U.S. * Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic) Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in the photos, however portions include: "The 4th of March, being the day appointed by the ordinance of Congress for proceedings to commence under the new Federal Constitution, the morning was ushered in by a discharge of 14 cannon...it was found that George Washington, Esq. was unanimously elected President, and John Adams, Esq. with a very few dissidents... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$345.00
173870

"I SHALL RETURN" Douglas MacArthur to Philippines 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372698857812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 20, 1942 * General Douglas MacArthur * "I Shall Return" quote as 1st reported * World War II Philippines The front page has a nice banner headline: "PRESIDENT ORDERS DRIVE ON JAPS, MacARTHUR SAYS" with subheads that include: ""'I Came Through from Corregidor and I Shall Return,' General Says" and more. Nice for display. The report is from an interview with General Douglas MacArthur, supreme Allied commander in the Southwest Pacific. Text includes: "...The President of the United States ordered me to break thru the Japanese lines & to proceed from Corregidor to Australia for the purpose...of organizing the American offensive against Japan. The primary purpose of this is the relief of the... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2019 15:12

$115.00
173831

DOUGLASS MacARTHUR Escape from the Philippines to Australia 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372697747893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 17, 1942 * Douglass MacArthur escapes from the Philippines The front page has a terrific banner headline in large, bold lettering: "MacARTHUR REACHES AUSTRALIA AS CHIEF" with subheads and photo of MacArthur. Great for display. More on page 2. Complete with all 24 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 July 27, 2019 09:32

$57.00
173790

Great ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR World War II WWII Japanese Navy 1941 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319922016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, Dec. 8, 1941 * Attack on Pearl Harbor * U.S. to enter World War II * Imperial Japanese Navy * Great headline for display ! Fully one-third of the newspaper, above the masthead, is taken up with a dramatic three line banner headline: "SABOTEURS LAND HERE ! Britain, Australia Declare War ! " with various related subheads as well including: "Raiders Return In Dawn Attack". The only ftpg. photo shows is of the: "Carnage in King Street" from the Japanese attack on Sunday morning. Complete as an 8 page newspaper. There is some minor repair work on page 2 to repair two holes at the folds, an older tape mend on pg. 2, generally good condition. A rare opportunity for a very dramatic, sca... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:21

$488.00
172590

LINCOLN ELLSWORTH Polar Explorer ANTARCTIC Airplane Flight Begins 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392286914267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 20, 1935 * Polar explorer Lincoln Ellsworth * Antarctic airplane flight begins The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ELLSWORTH OFF ON FLIGHT OVER ANTARCTIC WASTES TO BYRD'S LITTLE AMERICA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo of Ellsworth and related map. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 ... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2019 15:27

$39.00
172361

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK Australia South Seas Around World Voyage 1773 Original MAP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278864970

* Captain James Cook voyage map This is a very nice foldout map titled: "Chart of the Track of the Dolphin, Tamar, Swallow & Endeavour through the South Seas; & of the Track of M. Bougainville round the World". It measures 9 1/4 by 11 inches, various foxing and a bit irregular at the margins. There is a discrete repair near the lower right affecting a small potion of the border (see). This was included with the "Supplement" issue of Gentleman's Magazine for the year 1773 but the issue is not present. Included is a photocopy of the front page verifying this map is from the 1773 Supplement issue.

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:17

$170.00
172216

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH Southern Cross Airplane DISAPPEARS Death 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650192758

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 9, 1935 * Sir Charles Kingsford Smith * Australian aviator - Southern Cross * Goes missing in airplane flight (death) The front page has a one column heading: "Bay of Bengal Searched for Flying Knight" Four related photos and map on the back page. (see) See below for more information. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine. wikipedia notes: Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and co-pilot John Thompson "Tommy" Pethybridge were flying the Lady Southern Cross overnight from Allahabad, India,... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2019 11:08

$42.00
172130

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH Southern Cross Fateful Airplane Flight 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392273853092

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1935 * Sir Charles Kingsford Smith * Australian aviator - Southern Cross * Fateful flight to Australia begins The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "Kingsford-Smith Off on Flight to Australia; Leaves England Despite a Recent Illness" with photo. (see) See below for more information. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and co-pilot John Thompson "Tommy" Pethybridge were flying the Lady Southern Cross overnight from Allahabad, India, to Singapore, as part of their attempt to break the England-Australia speed record held by C. W. A. Scott and Tom Campbell ... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:49

$38.00
171965

INTERNATIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT DAY Communists Reds Demonstrations 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372642617734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1930 * International Unemployment Day * Communists - Reds * The Great Depression The top of the front page has a three column headline: "REDS BATTLE POLICE IN UNION SQUARE; SCORES INJURED, LEADERS ARE SEIZED; TWO DEAD, MANY HURT IN CLASHES ABROAD" with many subheads. (see) Loads of text continues inside with related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: International Unemployment Day (March 6, 1930) was a coordinated international campaign of marches and demonstrations, marked by hundreds of thousands of people in major cities around the world tak... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2019 14:10

$40.00
171765

DON BRADMAN Australian Cricketer Batsman BREAKS RECORD 2nd Wicket 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264052020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1932 * Don Bradman breaks batsman record * Australian cricketer Page 21 has a one column heading: "SET WORLD'S MARK IN CRICKET MATCH" with subheads: "Bradman and Woodruff Score 274 Runs to Break Record for Second Wicket", "Australia Registers 554" and more. First report coverage on famed cricket player, Don Bradman, breaking another record by scoring 274 runs for the second wicket. 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.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:32

$40.00
171392

DON BRADMAN Australian Cricketer North American Tour PHOTO in 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255723779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1932 * Australia tour of North America * Don Bradman "The Don" photo * Greatest cricket batsman ever The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Australian Cricketers Overwhelm West Indian Team in First New York Match" with subheads and photo of Don Bradman headed: "Don Bradman On His Way To Bat Yesterday" (see) Probably only found in NYC papers. 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 & institutions rather than ind... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:30

$45.00
170144

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH England to Australia Airplane Race Flight 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575092401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1930 * Aviator Charles Kingsford Smith * England to Australia air race * Record breaking airplane flight Page 11 has a one column heading: "CUTS RECORD 5 DAYS IN AUSTRALIA FLIGHT" with subheads and photo of Smith. (see) Coverage on his record breaking flight from England to Australia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:47

$40.00
169261

1st AIRPLANE FLIGHT England to Australia - Ross Macpherson Smith 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193697709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1919 * 1st airplane flight - England to Australia * Aviator Ross Macpherson Smith The top of page 17 has a two column heading: "Smith Flies to Australia, Wins $50,000; King and Two Premiers Felicitate Him" First report coverage on the last leg of the 1st airplane flight from England to Australia. 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 32 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:56

$40.00
167779

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155082453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789 * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Botany Bay - Australia Page 7 has a brief item from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received from the Colony, they saw no reason for abandoning it." Considerable discussion is present regarding the "Slave Trade" which includes an appeal by William Wilberforce, and the bkpg. has mention of a ship: "...arrived from Nantz to take in brandy & wines for Africa, each vessel intending to purchase from 800 to 1000 slaves. He also says that there we... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:33

$73.00
165994

Early GOLD MINING Fields Miners Australia Scene Print 1853 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103397085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Jan. 8, 1853 * Early gold mining print Half the ftpg: "View Of The Old Dutch Church at Sleepy Hollow, N.Y." Half page: "Off To The Diggins--Scene Illustrating The Gold Fields Of Australia" Nearly a halfpg: "View Of The City Of Providence" plus slightly smaller illus. of the Arcade, Railroad Depot, & Market Square, all in Providence. Sixteen pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:14

$38.00
164231

TRANS-PACIFIC Airplane Flight AUSTRALIA Charles Kingsford Smith 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319855008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, June 9, 1928 * 1st Trans-pacific airplane flight ends * Southern Cross monoplane to Australia * Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith The front page has a one column heading: "FLYING 4 HOP INTO OPEN ARMS OF AUSTRALIA" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: At 8:54 am on 31 May 1928, Kingsford Smith and his crew left Oakland, California to make the first trans-Pacific flight to Australia. The flight was in three stages. The first (from Oakland to Hawaii) was 2,400 miles, took 27 hours 25 minutes and was... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:48

$38.00
153581

NOVA CONSTELLATIO COIN in American Colonies & Botany Bay Australia 1786 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758740667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1786 * The Nova Constellatio coin print * Made for circulation in the American colonies The most interesting item in this issue is the foldout plate which contains--among other prints--an image of the "Nova Constellatio" coin used in the colonies (see). The print shows both the obverse & reverse & has a date of 1785. This was one of the earlier colonial coins, ordered by Gouverneur Morris & minted in Birmingham, England, exclusively for circulation in America. The description is on a later page (see photos for full text) & includes: "...a halfpenny lately struck by the United States of America...On one side encircled within a wreath of laurel...... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:24

$288.00
148567

RONALD MUNRO, 1st Viscount Novar Governor-General of Australia DEATH 1934 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595810786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1934 * Ronald Munro, 1st Viscount Novar death * Governor-General of Australia The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "LORD NOVAR DIES IN SCOTLAND AT 74" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Ronald Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar, Scottish politician and the sixth Governor-General of Australia. 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 26 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 13, 2016 14:13

$33.00
148054

CHARLES ULM Australian Airplane Pioneer Sets Speed Flight Record 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748739947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1933 * Pioneer Australian aviator Charles Ulm * New airplane flight speed record set The top of the back page has a one column photo of Australian aviator pioneer Charles Ulm with heading: "Makes New Air Record" Also a one column heading: "Ulm Sets New Mark For Australia Flight" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Ulm setting a new speed record airplane flight from England to Australia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the presen... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2016 12:34

$33.00
143260

SYDNEY HARBOUR Australia MIDGET Japanese Submarines Attack 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391433312360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, June 1, 1942 * Sydney Harbor, Australia attacked * Imperial Japanese Navy - midget submarines * Irwin Rommel defeated in Africa The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Japs Try To Raid Sydney; Three Midget Subs Sunk" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the attack of Sydney Harbor in Australia by submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 10 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:20

$33.00
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