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139286

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343674977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, July 22, 1848 * Rare antebellum title Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, thirteen years before the Civil War. Notable front page content includes: "AN ACT to provide for the purchase of the manuscript papers of the late James Madison, former President of the United States...", signed in type: James K. Polk. The ftpg. also has the "President's Message And The Mexican Treaty" that concludes on pg. 2, signed in type: James K. Polk. Pg. 2 has an endorsement supporting Gen. Lewis Cass, Of Michigan" for President & "Gen. William O. Butler" as his ru... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:35

$115.00
139285

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA w/ re. End of Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371509933229

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 13, 1783 * Rare title w/ great masthead * re. End of the Revolutionary War The photo shows one of the more decorative and larger engravings to be found in an 18th century American newspaper, making this a very nice issue for display. The front page has a few bits with oblique references to the end of the Revolutionary War. Page 3 has a document from London concerning an Act of Parliament on trade with America (see). Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, a few period notations in margins, generally very nice. A very handsome display issue.

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:33

$255.00
139283

Rare Hotel del CORONADO San Diego County California 1892 Newspaper w/ BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343672212

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MERCURY, Coronado, San Diego County, California, March 5, 1892 * Uncommon title * Hotel del Coronado fame A very rare newspaper from this island community in San Diego Bay, famous for the Hotel del Coronado which is its prime feature. Indeed, a pg. 2 item notes: "A visit to San Diego without seeing the Hotel Del Coronado would be like going to Washington without seeing the Capitol." An 8 page issue with an interesting variety of news and many advertisements. But the most intriguing part of this issue is the little broadside "Mercury Leaflet" which is tucked inside, being a small sheet measuring 3 1/4 by 8 5/8 in, printed on one side only, and in excellent condition (see). Also with... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:31

$85.00
139279

HEBREW CITY Jews Jewish Niagara River Grand Island NY CREATION 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343670284

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILE'S WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 10, 1825 * Hebrew city to be established on Grand Island, New York * Jews - Jewish - Judaica One of the brief articles on the back page reads in its entirety: "An Hebrew city, to be called Ararat is to be laid off on Grand Island, N.Y., on the 15th or 18th instant, with masonic and military ceremonies. It will be located to face the mouth of the great canal." This was the project of newspaper publisher Mordecai Manuel Noah, who is credited with being the first Jew born in the United States to reach national prominence. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Naval Court Martial" which is the case of Commodore Stewart (another article on this ... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:26

$120.00
139231

WIZARD OF OZ Film Movie - Judy Garland Theater DEBUT Announcement 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371509231745

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1939 * Wizard of Oz movie debut announcement * One of the earliest mentions of this famous film ? Page 17 has a brief, discrete but historic announcement in early film history. A small one column heading reads: "'Wizard of Oz' Set for Capital Aug. 17" with text beginning: "Metro's Technicolor production of "The Wizard of Oz" will have its premiere on Aug. 17 at the Capital Theatre. Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland will appear...." Was this the first mention of this famous film in the famed Times newspaper. It would make its debut in Hollywood on August 15th. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition tha... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 07:16

$42.00
139230

BENITO MUSSOLINI II Duce OUSTED Italy World War II BADOGLIO 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371509231299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING BULLETIN, Philadelphia, July 26, 1943 * Italy - Benito Mussolini ousted * Pietro Badoglio takes over The front page has a banner headline: "Badoglio Puts Italy Under Army Rule; Mussolini Reported Seized in Flight" with subheads and photo. Other news of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 14, 2016 07:15

$33.00
139225

LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Ejected But Game STREAK Continues 1933 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371509227406

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1933 * New York Yankees * Lou Gehrig avoids suspension * Consecutive game streak continues The sport's section (page 24) has one column headings that include: "Yanks Lose" "RED SOX TRIUMPH OVER YANKEES, 13-5" "New York Suffers Third Setback in Boston After Five-Run Drive in Seventh" and more. Within the report it mentions that manager Joe McCarthy and Yankee star Lou Gehrig were both ejected from the game for poor conduct. (see) Joe McCarthy would be suspended for 3 games and fortunately for Gehrig, he would not, so his consecutive game streak would continue. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on t... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 07:06

$37.00
139221

ROCKET Airplane Explodes REINHOLD TILING Rocketeer Pioneer Death 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342968008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1933 * Reinhold Tiling explosion (death) * German rockets pioneer Page 17 has one column headings: "ROCKET BLAST HURTS THREE IN GERMANY" "Tiling, Builder of the Device, IS Among the Injured and His Laboratory Is Wrecked" First report coverage on the rocket explosion which led to the death of Reinhold Tiling. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:58

$37.00
139216

Roscoe FATTY ARBUCKLE Silent Film Movie Star Actor Comedian DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342957932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1933 * Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle death (1st report) * Silent film actor, comedian and director Page 17 has one column headings that include: "FATTY ARBUCKLE DIES IN HIS SLEEP" "Film Comedian, Central Figure in Coast Tragedy in 1921, Long Barred From Screen" "On Eve Of His Comeback" and more with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Jack Sharley vs. Primo Carnera heavyweight boxing title fight. 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:43

$52.00
139215

Best ROLLO OGDEN New York Times Editor DEATH w/ Photo 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371509217752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1937 * Rollo Ogden death (1st report) * Editor of the New York Times * Best title to be had ? The front page has two column headings surrounded by black borders: "Rollo Ogden Dead" "Editor of the Times" "Succumbs at 81 After a Week's Illness--A Leader in Journalism for Almost Half a Century" Continues on page three with banner headline and very nice black bordered photo. First report coverage on the death of Roolo Ogden, editor of the New York Times from 1922 to 1937. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, t... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:42

$37.00
139176

SAMUEL FRAUNCES'S Tavern Advertisement & Naval 1795 America's Capital Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342199832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE UNITED STATES, New York, Aug. 19, 1795 At the bottom of the front page is an advertisement headed: "Fraunces's Tavern" noting the moving of the business to 59 South Water Street. The ad is signed in type: Samuel Fraunces. See the hyperlink for much more on this very famous tavern. Page 2 has a report headed: "Important Naval Action" concerning the schooner Martha and 14 English ships (see). This city was the capital of the United States at the time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, period writing in the upper left corner, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2016 05:50

$44.00
139172

Rare & Early SOUTHERN AMERICA Florida Gulf Coast & West Indies MAP 1762 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371508409508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1762 * Very early Southern America map w/ West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this early magazine is the terrific & very displayable foldout map titled: "An Accurate Map of the West Indies with the Adjacent Coast" as noted in the ornate cartouche. This map shows much of present-day Georgia & Florida to present-day Texas, with all of Central America and all of the Caribbean Ocean, plus northern South America. It includes the many islands of the Caribbean, each labeled, and is in uncommonly terrific condition. The map measures 8 by 11 3/4 inches. (map is held separately in its own acid-free partial folder). You also get the complete 48 pag... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2016 05:37

$440.00
139169

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342193016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 7, 1863 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page has: "From the West--Vicksburg and Port Hudson" "The Raising of Provisions" "Cotton in the North" "Late News From the North! --Important from Vicksburg--Complete Failure of the Yazoo Expedition--Retreat of the Whole Force--Latest from Port Hudson--Plan of Attack on Charleston--Attack Expected at Williamsburg...". War reporting continues on the back page including: "Morals of Yankee Officers" "General Hindman's Parting Address to His Command" "Confederate Congress". Complete as a single sheet newspaper, folio size with a full banner m... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2016 05:32

$93.00
139168

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Tennessee in JACKSON MS Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342192668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See the information below concerning its history. The front page has various items relating to the on-going Civil War including three: "General Orders", "Arrest The Deserters!" "View of a Northern Radical" "Butler's Outrages in New Orleans" "Battle of Prairie Grove" "Butler's course from a Northern Point of View--A Yankee on Yankee" "R... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2016 05:31

$337.00
139144

THOMAS E.DEWEY Republican Party Candidate Presidential NOMINATION 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391340309829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1948 * Thomas E. Dewey nomination for president * Pre Dewey defeats Truman issue fame * Republican Party The front page has a nice banner healdine: "DEWEY UNANIMOUS REPUBLICAN CHOICE FOR PRESIDENT ON THE THIRD BALLOT; RUNNING MATE WILL BE NAMED TODAY" with many subheads and photo of Dewey. Much more inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 prese... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2016 06:40

$45.00
139141

UA FLIGHT 624 Mt. Carmel PA Pennsylvania Airplane Crash Disaster 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371506185074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1948 * United Airlines Flight 624 disaster * Douglas DC-6 airliner airplane crash * Mount Mt. Carmel PA Pennsylvania The front page has a four column headline: "CRASH OF DC-6 KILLS ALL 43 ON BOARD IN PENNSYLVANIA EMERGENCY LANDING; CRAFT HITS 60,000-VOLT POWER LINE" with subheads and photo of the crash site. (see) Much more on page 3 with more related photos and map. Loads of text. Too much to photograph here. First report coverage on the United Airlines Flight 624 disaster near Mt. Carmel, Pennsylvania. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pa... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2016 06:36

$46.00
139137

DUST BOWL Wind Storms Black Friday Blizzards Severe Drought 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391340301600

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1934 * Dust Bowl (1st report) * Black blizzards * Topsoil lost The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "HUGE DUST CLOUD, BLOWN 1,500 MILES, DIMS CITY 5 HOURS" "Soil, Loosened by Drought in West, Hovers High in Air--Belt 1,800 Miles Wide" "Weigh 300,000,000 Tons" and more. (see) More related coverage with photos on page 8. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2016 06:30

$45.00
139128

RED GRANGE Illinois Illini Running Back Sport's Biography PHOTO 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371506174937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, sport's section only, November 8, 1925 * Red Grange - Galloping Ghost * Illinois Fighting Illini - College football The front page of this sport's section only has a one column heading: "GRANGE STOPPED, BUT ILLINI TRIM MAROONS 13 TO 6" with subheads and lineups. Better yet is a page 5, two column headline: "Grange Of Illinois Quite Incomparable" with subhead and one column photo. This is a nice extensive sportsology on the famous back. two full columns of text here. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends January 10, 2016 06:18

$34.00
139127

OMAHA Triple Crown Thoroughbred Horse Racing KENTUCKY DERBY Win 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391340292501

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1935 * Thoroughbred racehorse - horse racing * Omaha wins Kentucky Derby * Triple Crown champion The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a two column headline: "50,000 SEE OMAHA WIN DERBY BY 1 1/2 LENGTHS; ROMAN SOLDIER SECOND" with subheads that include: "Victory of Colt Sired by Gallant Fox Completes 3d Father-Son Double" and more with related photos. (see) First report coverage on the 1st of 3 historic wins for this famed horse. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 100+ page Sunday edition, this is the rare rag edition that w... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2016 06:16

$67.00
139108

GREAT MISSISSIPPI FLOOD Delta Arkansas Tennessee Disaster 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371506157449

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 18, 1927 * The Great Mississippi River flood * Arkansas, Tennessee & more The front page has a three column headline: "250 MISSISSIPPI FLOOD REFUGEES MAROONED ON RIDGE WITHOUT SHELTER" with many subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends January 10, 2016 05:43

$34.00
139019

Best BABE RUTH Signs 1 Year Contract New York YANKEES w/ Pay Cut 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371503780596

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1932 * Babe Ruth signs 1 year contract * New York Yankees (1st report) * Major League baseball MLB * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ruth Signs One-Year Contract With Yankees Calling for Salary of $75,000" with subheads and a nice photo of Babe Ruth. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into t... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2016 05:13

$88.00
139018

MALDEN MASSACHUSETTS Father Power's Miracle Grave Supernatural 1929 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371503779996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1929. * Malden, Massachusetts shrine (miracle grave) * Father Patrick Joseph Power * Holy Cross Cemetery gathering * Supernatural powers ? Page 2 has one column headings: "200,000 ARE DRAWN TO MALDEN 'SHRINE'" "Bay State Troopers and Legion Aid Police as Record Throng Visits Priest's Grave" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 prese... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2016 05:12

$42.00
139015

HENRY M. LELAND Death CADILLAC Automobile Pioneer Entrepreneur 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371503778920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1932 * Henry Martyn Leland death * Automobile pioneer - Cadillac Page N5 (inside) has a one column heading: "H. M. LELAND DEAD; MOTOR CAR PIONEER" with subheads that include: "Founded Cadillac Concern - Made Liberty Motors for War Planes at 75" and more with a one column photo of Henry Martyn Leland. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 100+ page Sunday edition, 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... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2016 05:08

$45.00
138906

Rehmeyer's HEX HOLLOW MURDER Witchcraft John Blymire Voodooism 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371500256504

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1929 * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder * York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 25 has an article headed: "BOY DENIES JOINING IN 'WITCH KILLING'" with subheads. (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 these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2016 08:06

$40.00
138903

GREAT TRI-STATE TORNADO Midwest Disaster Southern Illinois 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371500254807

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, March 20, 1925 * The Great Tri-State Tornado The front page has a one column heading: "COUNTING THE COST OF TORNADO IN MIDDLE-WEST" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the great tri-state tornado disaster. Other news of the day. Complete in 34 pages, a few binding slits along the spine, light browning, generally good.

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Ends January 02, 2016 08:02

$30.00
138898

Rare BAKERSFIELD Kern County Southern California OLD WEST 1875 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334425397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Bakersfield, March 11, 1875 * Rare Old West title An uncommon & early title from this California town. Four pages, a wealth of ads, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:55

$48.00
138892

JIM TOBIN Braves Pitcher 3 HOME RUNS in 1 Game 1st & Only 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334422106

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1942 * Jim Tobin - Boston Braves pitcher * 3 home runs in one game - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 25) has a six column headline: "Tobin's 3 Homers Set Major League Record for Pitchers" with subheads, photo and box scores. (see) First report coverage on Boston Braves pitcher Jim Tobin becoming the only pitcher in modern MLB history to hit 3 home runs in one game. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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, ... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:46

$40.00
138890

JEFFERSON DAVIS is Panicstricken & Branchville SC 1865 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371500240297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 6, 1865 * Jefferson Davis in a panic * Branchville, South Carolina Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Hood's Army South of the Tennessee" "Men Suffering for Rations" "The War on Jeff. Davis" "He is Declared to be Panic-Stricken" "Shenandoah" "Great Anxiety in the Confederacy Over Sherman's Future Movements" "Branchville, S.C., to be Defended" "Hood's Pontoons Captured & Burned" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:42

$29.00
138877

KATIE KING Spiritualism Spiritualists Ghosts Seance Medium 1875 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334410042

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, January, 1875 Inside has an 11 page article titled; "Touching Visitants From a Higher Life" which is an interesting & detailed article on the spirit "Katie King", who was said to have appeared several times in seances, creating a bit of a sensation at the time (see the hyperlink for much more). This Atlantic Monthly article is rather famous among collectors of spiritual/mystic related items. Complete in 128 pages, disbound from a volume without wrappers, nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:26

$46.00
138833

USS SQUALUS Sailfish United States Navy SUBMARINE Sinking Photos 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333226492

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1939 * USS Squalus (Sailfish) sinking disaster * Submarine test dive off New Hampshire The front page has four column headline: "59 AWAIT RESCUE ON SUNKEN SUBMARINE 240 FEET DOWN NEAR PORTSMOUTH, N. H.; CONTACT RESTORED AFTER 10-HR. BREAK" with subheads and photo. Much more inside. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 sub... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 14:16

$44.00
138826

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333188342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, June 13, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * About to make history in airplane "Friendship" * Early aviation era original Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has one column headings: "MABEL BOLL FLIES TO HARBOR GRACE" "Ocean Race Between Women Is Near as Columbia Lands From New York" "Earhart Plane Tries To Go" and more. (see) Weather was a problem but Earhart and crew would finally make a successful takeoff in 4 days. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was ... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:31

$34.00
138821

DR. BENJAMIN WATERHOUSE Using to Tobacco as Medicine Medical Cure1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498846137

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 13, 1790 * Tobacco as medicine ? Page 3 has a report about the annual meeting of the "Middlesex Medical Association", with mention that Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse spoke about the internal use of Tobacco in the cure of "Dropsies & Dysurias". The back page has a poem about "Newport". Four pages in nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:24

$37.00
138818

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 Old English Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333178220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, April 7, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a English publication The front page has more than a full column taken up with reports headed "America" which include: "...ports are again open & vessels are admitted to enter as usual without exacting the penalty of 10 pounds as prescribed in the Stamp Act. The Distributor here has received instructions from the Commissioners not to prosecute any person but only to report to them such persons as refuse obedience" and a report from Boston which notes: "...was reported his papers were stamped, upon hearing of which the select men of the town were applied to by a number of the sons of liberty..." and an item from Phil... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:17

$275.00
138816

Best JOHN TYLER State of the Union Address 1843 Washington D.C. BROADSHEET News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333174949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MADISONIAN.--EXTRA, Washington. (D.C.) December, 1843 * President John Tyler * State of the Union Address * Best title to be had ? A folio-size single sheet, the "President's Message takes five columns & a bit more in the sixth, signed in type: John Tyler. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the nation's capital. A small hole causes loss to three words & another affects two words, scattered foxing, generally nice.

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:14

$68.00
138813

Great HERALDIC EAGLE Masthead Engraving PHILADELPHIA 1811 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333171821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CHRONICLE, Philadelphia, July 5, 1811 * Great heraldic eagle masthead engraving See the photo for perhaps the largest heraldic eagle engraving to be found in a masthead, the wingspan stretching nearly 7 inches. The ftpg. has various "Foreign Intelligence" including: "Confirmation of Massena's Defeat" with more news & ads inside. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition & quite displayable.

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:10

$43.00
138811

Rare President JAMES GAFFIELD Fremont, Ohio Mayor DEATH Announcement Notice


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332848202

An interesting item being a notice from the mayor of Fremont, Ohio, announcing the death of President Garfield. The front page has an announcement reporting: "DIED. At Long Branch, New Jersey, Sept. 19, 1881, at 10:35 P.M., James Abram Garfield, President Of The United States. Aged 49 years and 10 Months. Funeral obsequies at Cleveland, Ohio, Monday, Sept. 26th, 1881, at 10 o'clock A. M. Interment at Lake View Cemetery." This little four page notice is dated September 23, 1881. Below this announcement is a message from the mayor of Fremont suggesting, in concurrence with a message from the Ohio Governor, that: "...the citizens of Fremont 'that upon Monday, the 26th inst., all business pursuits be suspended,' also that memorial services be held next Sunday in the city churches, and that... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 07:28

$139.00
138799

GEORGIA BULLDOGS College Football Frank Sinkwich HEISMAN TROPHY 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332822900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Massachusetts, December 9, 1942 * Frank Sinkwich wins Heisman Trophy * Georgia Bulldogs college football The sport's section (page 40) has a seven column headline: "Heisman Trophy Scroll Presented to Sinkwich at the Downtown A. C." with subheads and photo (see photos) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 & instituti... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:53

$56.00
138798

SATCHEL PAIGE Enters MLB Baseball SIGNS Negro Pitcher INDIANS 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498605796

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 8, 1948 * Satchel Paige finally enters MLB * Negro baseball star pitcher * Cleveland Indians The sport's section (page 26) has a two column heading: "Satchel Paige, Ace Negro Pitcher, Signed by Indians for Relief Role" with subhead and nice related photo showing him with Bob Feller in the Indians dugout. This was when Satchel Paige signed a contract to play with the Cleveland Indians. Because of his age, many thought this was a publicity stunt but Paige would end up finishing his first season with a 6-1 record. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:50

$57.00
138776

Best RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL Rockefeller Center Venue OPENS 1932 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332786053

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1932 * Radio City Music Hall opens * Rockefeller Center * Best title to be had ? The front page has one column headings that include: "RADIO CITY PREMIERE IS A NOTABLE EVENT" "Many Prominent New Yorkers at Opening Show in the Huge Music Hall" "6,200 Seats Filled as Spectators of Stage and Auditorium Cast a Colorful Spell" and more. (see) Continues on page 14 with related photos. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very hig... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:08

$68.00
138773

MOWEAQUA IL Illinois Coal Mine METHANE GAS EXPLOSION Disaster 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332783382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 26, 1932 * Moweaqua, Illinois * Coal mine disaster The front page has one column headings that include: "12 OF 54 FOUND DEAD IN MINE EXPLOSION" "Diggers, After 38 Hours, Reach Chamber Where Cars Switched in Moweaqua (Ill.) Shaft" and more. (see) Coverage on the coal mine explosion disaster at Moweaqua, Illinois. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the pr... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:03

$38.00
138772

HARRY S. TRUMAN Democratic Nomination w/ Acceptance Speech 1948 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498579431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1948. * President Harry S. Truman nominated * Democratic Party acceptance speech The front page has a nice banner headline: "TRUMAN, BARKLEY NAMED BY DEMOCRATS; SOUTH LOSES ON CIVIL RIGHTS, 35 WALK OUT; PRESIDENT WILL RECALL CONGRESS JULY 26" with many subheads and related photos. Much more on following pages including Truman's acceptance speech. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 issue... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:01

$39.00
138771

AMOS ALONZO STAGG University of Chicago College Football Coach 1932 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498578884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1932 * Amos Alonzo Stagg forced to quit * University of Chicago football coach The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Age Rule Force Stagg to Quit Post at Chicago at End of the College Year" with subheads that include: "Stagg Is Retired As Chicago Coach" "University Invikes Age Rule of 70 to Relieve Him of All Active Duties" "Veteran's 40-Year Tenure Ends--Protesting Action, He May Decline a New Post". Detailed report, plus much about his career as a coach and an athlete. Includes a one column close-up photo of Stagg. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertis... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:00

$44.00
138751

SATCHEL PAIGE Negro Debuts MLB Baseball & John J. Pershing Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330252264

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1948 * Satchel Paige 1st MLB baseball win * Cleveland Indians Negro star at 42 years old * John Joseph 'Black Jack' Pershing death The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Pershing of A. E. F. Is Dead; On Service Rolls 62 Years" with subhead and nice photo. (See) Much more on pages 12 & 13, loads of text. The sport's section (page 22) has one column headings: "INDIANS TRIUMPH WITH PAIGE, 8 TO 5" "Top Athletics as Negro Star Scores in Relief..." This was Satchel Paige's very 1st victory in the Major Leagues. (age 42) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:26

$56.00
138741

BABE RUTH Opens Souvenir Shop on Broadway YANKEES 1930 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495861122

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1930 * Babe Ruth opens haberdashery shop * Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic * Hurricane San Zenon The front page has a two column headline: "HURRICANE TOLL NOW 1,200; DOMINICANS BURNING DEAD TO SAVE CITY FROM PLAGUE" with subheads. Page 17 has a one column heading: "BABE RUTH OPENS HIS BROADWAY SHOP" with subheads. (see) I suspect this publication would one of the very few to report this. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 prese... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:13

$37.00
138734

Very 1ST ROCKET AIRPLANE FLIGHT Fritz Von Opel's Lippisch Ente 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495855135

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1928 * Fritz von Opel - Fritz Stamer * Very 1st rocket powered aircraft flight * Lippisch Ente aircraft Page 29 has one column headings that include: "FLIES WITH ROCKETS AT TERRIFIC SPEED" "German Used Them to Propel Glider in Experiments. Berlin Press Reports" "OPEL MANTAINS SECRECY" and more. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st flight by a rocket powered aircraft. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. wikipedia notes: The Ente (German: duck) was the world’s first rocket-powered full-size aircraft. It was designed by Alexander Lippisch as a sailplane and first flow... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:00

$56.00
138716

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330219802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 24, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad The front page has a report: "Bold Robbery of Adams Express on the Jeffersonville Railroad, Ohio". Report has details of the robbery, stating: "While the train was taking wood and water at Marshfield...a party of robbers seized upon the engine and disconnected the express car...in the direction of Seymour. While in motion, they broke into the express car, disabled the messenger, and threw him out of the car. The engine and the car were found deserted...". There are more details in a second report, with mention that the robbers took less ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 08:25

$53.00
138715

JOE TINKER Chicago Cubs Shortstop & Manager MLB Baseball DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495842247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1948 * Joe Tinker death (1st report) * Chicago Cubs shortstop * MLB Baseball player & manager Page 23 has one column headings: "JOE TINKER IS DEAD; A BASEBALL GREAT" "End Comes to Cubs' Shortstop in Famous Double-Play Trio on His 68th Birthday" with smaller subheads and one column photo of Joe Tinker. (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 prima... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 08:23

$39.00
138706

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War & Blackfeet Confederacy 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371494627646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1873 * Captain Jack * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The first column has reports on the Modoc Indian War with: "THE SAVAGES" "Letter of Mr. Mweacham Detailing the Brutal Treachery of Modoc Jack--Latest from the Front" and: "Reported Fighting with the Blackfeet" "The Indian Commission". Page 5 has a detailed baseball report. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:50

$29.00
138701

Rare & Early CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Related PRINT 49ers 1849 New Orleans Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391329094088

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Louisiana, June 25, 1849 * Rare & early gold rush print A very unusual issue as the top of the front page features a nice illustration with a California Gold Rush theme, headed: "The California Porter And the U.S. Naval Officer" with a caption which relates the story from the beach at San Francisco (see). Prints in newspapers from 1849 relating to the Gold Rush are very rare. Inside has: "California News", and a report headed: "Death of James K. Polk" with all columns on the page black-bordered.

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:43

$177.00
138692

DANIEL MENDOZA vs. William Ward JEWISH BOXER Jews Judaica BOXING 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391329086321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, London, June 3, 1791 * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing challenge Page 2 has an article: "Boxing" "Ward and Mendoza" which is a report on the planned match between these two boxers, but it was stopped before it happened by the local magistrates. This was also very early in the charging of admission to attend and nice to have mention of this: "...there being no convenient situation near--that is, no enclosed place where the door money could be collected, for that was the grand object--they did not fight." (see). Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deservi... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:31

$59.00
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