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146762

Best JAMES K. POLK 11th President of U.S. Washington D.C. DEATH 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524738094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1849 * James K. Polk death * Best title to be had ? All columns on all 4 pgs. are black-bordered for the report which appears on pg. 3 headed: "Death of Ex-President Polk..." (see photos). Pg. 3 also has a letter "From California" concerning the Gold Rush & the success--or lack of it--among many there. Always nice to have a Presidential death report in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, some small tears at margins and some small archival mends, good condition.

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:16

$52.00
146737

RICHARD C. TOLMAN Theory of Relativity Cosmic Rays re. Universe 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371701919075

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 30, 1932 * Richard C. Tolman - mathematical physicist * Theoretical cosmology - general relativity * Cosmic rays - universe evolution The top of the front page has a one column heading: "UNDYING UNIVERSE VISIONED BY TOLMAN IN RELATIVITY IDEA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. 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, 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 i... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 07:16

$33.00
146734

HENRY ERYING Honor in Chemistry CLIFTON HOTEL Niagara Falls FIRE 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371701916275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1933 * Henry Erying - American theoretical chemist * Clifton Hotel fire - Niagara Falls - Canada The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NATION'S SCIENTISTS HONOR ERYING AT 32 FOR ATOMIC STUDIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on the back page. Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Clifton Hotel Burns at Niagara Falls; Sheltered Kings as Well as Honeymooners" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 03, 2016 07:10

$33.00
146731

ANTONIO SCOTTI Italian Baritone Ends Career at Metropolitan Opera 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524441239

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1933 * Antonio Scotti very last performance * Italian baritone from Naples, Italy * Ends career at Metropolitan Opera "The Met" The front page has a one column heading: "SCOTTI ENDS CAREER IN A GREAT TRIUMPH" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. 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 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into ... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 07:06

$34.00
146724

JOHN ELLWOOD BUNDY American Impressionist Artist Painter DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371701907972

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1933 * John Ellwood Bundy death (1st report) * American Impressionist painter - artist * Known as "Dean" of the Richmond Group Page 15 has a one column heading: "J. E. Bundy, 79, Dies; Well-Known Painter" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 & instituti... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 06:50

$33.00
146692

BABE RUTH Quits Hot Dogs ? & Actress Dorothy Burgess Fatal Wreck 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391522872263

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1932 * Actress Dorothy Burgess car accident * Manslaughter charge for death of girl * Babe Ruth takes on healthy diet ? * New York Yankees baseball Page 10 has a one column heading: "Film Star, Accused In Fatal Crash, Ill" with subhead: "Dorothy Burgess Driving When Girl Is Killed...." I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. The sport's section (page 17) has a two column heading: "6,000 Calories a Day, No Hot Dogs, Keep Ruth Fit as Training Begins" with subhead and photo. (see) Probably only found in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in ... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:28

$34.00
146690

JIM MOLLISON & Wife Bridgeport CT Connecticut Airplane CRASH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371700569251

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1933 * Jim Mollison and wife crash * Scottish aviator - airplanes * Machine Gun Kelly kidnapping The front page has a four column headline: "MOLLISONS CRASH AT BRIDGEPORT; BOTH ARE INJURED, PLANE WRECKED; HAD FLOWN FROM WALES IN 39 HOURS" with many subheads and related photo. (see) Much more on page 3. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also front page first report coverage on the famous Charles F. Urschel kidnapping which was later known to be the work of George "Machine Gun" Kelly. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produc... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:26

$48.00
146684

KATE GLEASON Female Engineer Pioneer & Businesswoman DEATH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391522865347

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1933 * Catherine Anselm "Kate" Gleason death * American engineer & businesswoman The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "KATE GLEASON, ENGINEER, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Kate Gleason, american engineer and businesswoman known both for being an accomplished woman in the predominantly male field of engineering and for her philanthropy. 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 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, wi... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:18

$34.00
146638

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON King William III Era Scotland 1690 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371699665468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARLIAMENT IN SCOTLAND, London, England, August 2, 1690 * Very rare 17th century title * Short lived publication * William III of England era A very rare title which lasted only from 1689 thru 1690. Crane & Kaye notes that only one American institution has any issues of this title. This issue is almost entirely taken with: "An Act for Visitation of Universities, Colleges and Schools" done at Edinburgh, July 4. This Act requires: "..from this time forth, no professors, principals, regents, masters, or others...be either admitted or allowed to continue in the exercise of their sad functions but such as do acknowledge and profess, and shall subscribe t... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:16

$160.00
146631

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH 1715 Old Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371699656665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-MAN & THE HISTORICAL ACCOUNT, London, June 7, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings A newspaper formatted much like the "Post-Boy" we've offered before, but a much more scarce title. Various news of the day with some advertisements on the back page. Complete as a single sheet issue, some foxing or staining near the masthead, 8 by 13 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:04

$94.00
146590

MOLLY MAGUIRES Sunbury PA Northumberland Pennsylvania Murder Case 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371697062964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 11, 1878 * Molly Maguires Near the bottom of the front page is a brief article headed: "Molly Maguire Cases" with a Sunbury dateline, noting: "Judge Rockefeller refused to grant a new trial to the Mollies Peter McManus and John O'Neill, the murderers of Frederick Hesser..." with just a bit more (see). This is followed by a bit headed: "The Indians". Four pages, very minor loss at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 28, 2016 14:27

$28.00
146552

1862 CONFEDERATE Newspaper Civil War w/ BATTLE OF BULL RUN # 2 Manassas Virginia


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371696270849

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 9, 1862 * Second Battle of Bull Run # 2 * Manassas, Virginia * Confederate victory Not just a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. This is a great issue has the front page has much reporting on the historic 2nd battle of Bull Run, another victory for the Confederate army. The front page begins with: "From The Army of Northern Virginia" & is followed by: "The Battle Fields Of Manassas". Also on the front page: "Congress People & 'Army Worms' " "A Cavalry Charge" which is on Second Manassas as well; "Desperate Fighting" "Northwestern Virginia" "Vankees "Evacuating". Over two columns on the front page are head... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:36

$320.00
146550

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War EAST TENNESSEE 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518796191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 17, 1863 * From the origin of the Civil War Perhaps the most famous newspaper from the Confederacy. The front page has: "Latest From East Tennessee" "Good News From Lee's Army" "Latest From the United States" "Letter from Richmond" & more. The back page has: "The Sufferings of the Border Missourians" "The Situation in East Tennessee" and a bit more, plus a wealth of ads. Complete as a single sheet issue of folio size, a very small hold at a fold in the top quadrant, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:32

$98.00
146542

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Era w/ Battle of Cheat Mountain WV 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371696261034

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 16, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Cheat Mountain - West Virginia This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, light staining along spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:16

$28.00
146536

GENE SARAZEN Wins U.S. Open 1st Major Title GOLF Championship 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518780225

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 16, 1922 * Gene Sarazen wins his 1st of 7 majors * United States Open Championship (U.S. Open) * Skokie Country Club - Glencoe, Illinois The front page of of the sport's section (page 17) has a six column heading: "Gene Sarazen Winner In National Open Golf Tourney" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Gene Sarazen winning his very 1st major championship in golf. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50+ pages, light toning and a little wear at the margin, more so along the spine, generally good.

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:08

$44.00
146534

CINCINNATI REDS Wins WORLD SERIES Championship of Baseball Tigers 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518778461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 8, 1940 * Cincinnati Reds wins championship * World Series of baseball (game 7) Above the masthead is a nice scoreboard graph showing the Cincinnati Reds winning 2-1 and clinching the World Series 4 games to 3. (see) The front page has a two column headline: "PAUL DERRINGER PITCHES REDS TO VICTORY 2 TO 1" with subheads and box scores. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:04

$44.00
146510

BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON Tennessee Captured 1862 Civil War CONFEDERATE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371695907374

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 25, 1862 * Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Rare title from the deep South Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. This is a very nice issue as the front page has column heads including: "Enem... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2016 07:16

$166.00
146508

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Naval Consulting Board Chairman PHOTO 1915 Science Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518423780

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 2, 1915 * Thomas Alva Edison The color cover shows soldiers scaling the side of a mountain. Items within include: "The Exchange of Severely Wounded Prisoners" "The Development of the Army Pistol" The Naval Advisory Board of Inventions" which includes a photo of: Thomas A. Edison, Chairman. More articles concerning the military. Complete in 36 pages and is in nice condition except for a lite library ink stamp at the top of the front page.

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Ends August 27, 2016 07:11

$48.00
146496

Very Rare NAPOLEON BONAPARTE French Occupation of Holland 1811 Dutch Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391517907015

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, January 5, 1811 (No. 5) * Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language. In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empire, hence this newspaper being in two languages. This issue was published during his occupation. All of page3and half of page 4 is a document, signed in type by: Napoleon, concerning the annexing of Holland In all my years of collecting rare newspapers I have only encountered five such issues, one of which r... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:33

$765.00
146485

Rare 1847 MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR MAP General William Worth at Churubusco Mexico


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371695064248

MEXICAN WAR MAP A very unusual item, being a large-size, measuring 20 by 32 1/2 inches, map titled: "Map of Genl. Worth's Operations on the 20th of Aug. 1847" which shows the vicinity form San Antonio (Mexico) to Churubusco including some nice details. The inset in the lower right notes in part: "The two fronts of attack of the bridge head fort were bastioned fronts, proportioned as the books require. The 'Exterior side' of the south front has 75 yds. & the east from 100 yds..." with more (see). The paper upon which this map is printed is of heavier stock than normal and has an archival overlay on the back for added strength & protection. There was a tear which was archivally repaired and is almost unnoticeable. Still quite white and in very nice condition. We once had many of these map... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:13

$225.00
146482

Rare GUNNISON Colorado Old Western Dry Goods Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391517891723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GUNNISON ADVERTISER, Colorado, June, 1882 * Rare Old West title * In-house publication for dry goods This is an interesting "newspaper", actually more an advertising piece: "Published Semi-Occasionally by S. E. Dawson & Co., Dealers in Dry Goods, Millinery, Notions..." as noted at the top of page 2. The content is almost entirely taken up with advertisements for this store. It is noted as "Vol. 1 No. 4" issue, although it was "Established 1880", so it was obviously published semi-occasionally. Four pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, some staining, generally nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:10

$58.00
146445

Large Civil War MAP Tennessee & Georgia - Great for Display 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516950980

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1863 * Large Civil War map Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific front page, as 80% of it is taken up with a huge Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY SITUATION. Map of the present Scene of Active Operations in Eastern Tennessee and Georgia." A wealth of Civil War reporting on pages 2 and 3. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2016 15:34

$84.00
146441

BATTLE OF THE NILE Lord Horatio Nelson defeats Napoleon LETTER 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516947767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Dec. 10, 1798 * Lord Horatio Nelson letter * Battle of the Nile victory * Napoleon Bonaparte A very historic issue as page 2 has the notable letter signed in type by: Horatio Nelson in which he announces his victory over Napoleon Buonaparte & the French army at the Battle of the Nile. It begins: "Almighty God has blessed his Majesty's arms in the battle by a great victory over the fleet of the enemy..." with much more. This is followed by a letter signed: Buonaparte, headed: "Buonaparte's Proclamation" to the Arabs which announces, among other things: "...Every village that shall oppose the French army shall be burned t... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 15:29

$67.00
146424

MARLBOROUGH HOTEL Apartment Minneapolis MN Minnesota FIRE Disaster1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371694117907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4, 1940 * Marlborough Hotel fire disaster * Minneapolis, Minnesota Page 25 has a one column heading: "18 DIE AS FIRE RUINS MINNEAPOLIS HOTEL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the Marlborough apartment hotel fire disaster at Minneapolis, Minnesota. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries &... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 15:00

$39.00
146421

CARL LAEMMLE Hollywood Movies Film Producer Pioneer DEATH 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516922728

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, September 25, 1939 * Carl Laemmle death * American film pioneer * Hollywood movie producer * Universal Studios founder The front page has a one column heading: "Carl Laemmle Sr., Pioneer Movie Producer, Dies" with subhead and small photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 25, 2016 14:53

$33.00
146420

KARL DANE Silent Film Era Movie Actor Comedian SUICIDE Death 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516921908

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1934 * Karl Dane suicide death * Danish-American actor comedian * Silent film era Page 30 has a small and somewhat discrete one column heading: "KARL DANE ENDS LIFE" "Actor in 'Big Parade' Film Had Been Idle Two Years" (see) First report on the suicide of Danish comedian and actor Karl Dane. Unfortunately a small, inside page report but it is what it is, a first report. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2016 14:52

$37.00
146417

ERNEST RUTHERFORD "Father of Nuclear Physics" Physicist DEATH 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516918428

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1937 * Ernest Rutherford death * New Zealand physicist * Father of nuclear physics The front page has a one column heading: "LORD RUTHERFORD, PHYSICIST, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with photo. First report coverage on the death of Ernest Rutherford, New Zealand physicist, know as the father of nuclear physics. 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 & instituti... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 14:45

$42.00
146396

LOUIS MARSHALL Jewish Leader Minorities Advocate MEMORIAL Tribute 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371693783801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 11, 1929 * re. Louis Marshall death * Jewish community leader * Minorities advocate Page 23 has one column headings: "2,500 PAY TRIBUTE TO LOUIS MARSHALL" "Memorial for Jewish Leader is Attended by Delegates of More Than 76 Societies" and more. (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 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,... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 07:12

$37.00
146386

WILL HICOK LOW American Artist Muralist Painter Writer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371693298364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 28, 1932 * Will Hicok Low death * Artist - muralist - writer Page 15 has a one column heading: "WILL H. LOW DEAD; VERSATILE ARTIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Will Hicok Low, American artist & muralist. 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 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, librar... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2016 15:29

$33.00
146378

THE STEAM PLOW Joseph Fawkes Agricultural Invention Testing 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516025157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 29, 1859 * Joseph Fawkes & his steam plow Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Successful Trial Of Fawkes's Steam Plow" Text takes up 2 1/3 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 24, 2016 15:08

$28.00
146363

Rare SALEM OREGON w/ Rutherford B. Hayes Election Win in 876 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391515673802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY OREGON STATESMEN, Salem, Dec. 1, 1876 * Election of Rutherford B. Hayes * Rare Old West title Page 2 has a 1 line, 1 column head: "We Are Thankful" & subheads: "Behold How Brightly Breaks The Morning" "The Lord On Our Side" "Rutherford B. Hayes, President" "Our Republican Pyramid". The report is quite graphic with an eagle engraving with shield & a list of the states won by Hayes stacked in the shape of a pyramid. Another column has: "For This Favor We Have Received, the Election of Hayes and Wheeler, Good Lord Make Us Thankful" "We Have Exchanged Our Thanksgiving Turkey for This", after which has an engraving of a rooster. (see) Eight pages, minor margin wear, generally nice... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:15

$58.00
146362

WINFIELD SCOTT United States Army General & Whig Party Can. DEATH 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371692913723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 30, 1866 * General Winfield Scott death The front page has: "Death of Lieut.-Gen. Scott" "Sketch of His Long & Glorious Military Career" "His Political Aspirations, Successes & Defeats" "His Course During the Rebellion--The Organization & Handling of the First Army" "His Last Illness & Death--Personal Reminiscences, &c." The report takes six front page columns & concludes on the back page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:14

$34.00
146354

1865 GETTYSBURG NATIONAL CEMETERY Memorial Monument Cornerstone Laid Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391515664331

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 5, 1865 * Battle of Gettysburg memorial * National Cemetery cornerstone laid Page 5 has: "Gettysburg" "The Celebration Yesterday on the Great Battle Field" "General Howard's Tribute to the Veterans" "Miles O'Reilly's Poem of the Day and Place" "The Ceremonies of Laying the Corner Stone of the Gettysburg Monument". Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, good condition.

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:04

$30.00
146347

NADIA COMANECI Olympics Gymnastics Perfect Scores WINS GOLD MEDAL 1976 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371692902963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1976 * Nadia Comăneci wins overall gold * Romanian gymnast - gymnastics * 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal The bottom of the front page has a photo with small heading: "Olympic Gold Medalist" (see) The sport's section (page 39) has a headline that announces: "Miss Comaneci Takes Title on 4th, 5th Perfect Scores" with photo and more. First report coverage the famous Romanian gymnast winning the overall gold medal. Other news of the day. Complete in 56 pages, never bound, foxing to the central fold on the front page, generally nice.

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Ends August 24, 2016 06:53

$56.00
146208

THOMAS EDISON Inventor Becomes Sick Ill - Prelude to Death ? 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391511256270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Edison becomes ill * Prelude to his death shortly after ? The front page has a one column heading: "THOMAS EDISON ILL; DOCTOR FLIES TO HIM" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with photo. (see) Edison would die about 2 months later. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 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 editio... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2016 15:17

$40.00
146170

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Era w/ Battle of Bolivar Heights 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391510337644

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

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:53

$28.00
146168

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Battle of Santa Rosa Island Florida 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371686820886

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

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:51

$28.00
146166

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Era First Battle of Springfield MO 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391510335275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, October 29, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * First Battle of Springfield - Missouri This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:49

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146163

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Era w/ Battle of Port Royal Sound 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371686816243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, November 12, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Port Royal - South Carolina This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:46

$28.00
146159

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Battle of Camp Allegheny Mountain 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371686812065

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, December 16, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Camp Allegheny This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:41

$28.00
146151

ROBERT STANLEY WEIR O Canada National Anthem Lyrics Fame DEATH 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371686800485

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1926 * Robert Stanley Weir death * O Canada National Anthem lyrics Page 11 has one column headings: "JUDGE R. S. WEIR" "Admiralty Jurist and Prolific Writer--Won Prizes for Poetry and Drama" (see) First report coverage on the the death of Robert Stanley Weir, famous for writing the English lyrics to O Canada. 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, light toning, more so along the central fold, otherwise good.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:28

$45.00
146116

BATTLE OF GAZALA Western Desert Campaign WWII Libya 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391507763343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, June 3, 1942 * Battle of Gazala - Libya * Western Desert Campaign * Armored tanks The front page has a five column heading: "LIBYAN BATTLE RAGES ON" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 14, 2016 07:26

$33.00
146112

LEE BIBLE Race Car Driver Land Speed Record Ormond Beach KILLED 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371683275252

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, March 14, 1929 * Race car driver Lee Bible killed * Land speed record attempt * Ormond Beach, Florida Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Season's Racing at Daytona Cancelled, Result of Bible, Cameraman Deaths" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends August 14, 2016 07:16

$33.00
146106

HUNGER MARCHERS The Great Depression Unemployed Washington D.C. 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391507745775

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1932 * Hunger Marchers reach Washington D.C. * Unemployed during the Great Depression The front page has a one column heading: "'HUNGER MARCHERS' ARRIVE AT CAPITAL; POLICE HEM BIVOUAC" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with two related photos. 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 individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editio... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:59

$33.00
146105

HENRY KITCHELL WEBSTER Evanston Cook County Illinois Author DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371683264541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1932 * Author Henry Kitchell Webster death * Evanston, Cook County, Illinois The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "HENRY K. WEBSTER, NOTED WRITER, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Henry Kitchell Webster, American author from Evanston, Illinois. 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 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 & sturd... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:58

$33.00
146104

WILLIAM JACOB HOLLAND University of Pittsburgh & Zoologist DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371683263872

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1932 * William Jacob Holland death * Zoologist and paleontologist * University of Pittsburgh chancellor The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "DR. HOLLAND DEAD; FAMOUS SCIENTIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of William Jacob Holland, zoologist, paleontologist and chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & i... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:57

$33.00
146103

NOBEL PRIZE Edgar Adrian & Charles Scott Sherrington Winners 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391507743783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1932 * Edgar Adrian & Charles Scott Sherrington * Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "2 BRITISH SCIENTISTS RECEIVE NOBEL PRIZE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Edgar Adrian and Charles Scott Sherrington winning the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals ... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:55

$33.00
146102

Rare DAVENPORT IA Civil War Era Jefferson Davis False Death Rpt. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391507743239

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 6, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * False report on Jefferson Davis' death This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:53

$28.00
146100

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371683260527

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

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:49

$28.00
146079

ANTON VAN ROOY Dutch Bass-Baritone Opera Singer DEATH 1932 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391506887858

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 29, 1932 * Anton van Rooy death * Dutch bass-baritone singer Page 19 has a one column heading: "ANTON VAN ROOY, SINGER, DEAD AT 62" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Anton van Rooy, Dutch bass-baritone opera singer. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries ... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2016 07:17

$33.00
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