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140353

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON England 1734 Old UK Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535190696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL SPECTATOR & WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, April 13, 1734 * Rare title A very uncommon & early title we have only seen once in our 39+ years in this business. The four pages contain various news from London & elsewhere, plus letters and some advertisements, the latter taking up the entire back page. Four pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, printed on a thick-stock newsprint, various damp staining throughout, otherwise good.

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:08

$55.00
140348

BOB FELLER Cleveland Indians MLB Baseball Pitcher 200TH VICTORY 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535185272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1950 * Bob Feller gets 200th win * MLB baseball pitcher * Cleveland Indians The sport's section (page 11) has one column headings: "INDIANS SCORE, 5-3, AFTER 8-5 SETBACK" and "Feller Stops Tigers for His 200th Victory--Detroit Gets 3 in 9th to Win Opener" First report coverage on Bob Feller's 200th win as a pitcher. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:55

$38.00
140345

V-2 ROCKETS Upper Atmosphere Test Meteors Pre Space Travel 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367085464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1946 * V-2 rockets test * Man-made meteorites * Upper atmosphere Page 4 has a two column heading: "Rocket Will Discharge Swarm of Meteorites In Attempt to Gauge Size of Real Fragments" See images for text. 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 60 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:50

$44.00
140344

Aviator CHARLES LINDBERGH Mexico City Airplane Flight Start 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535182748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, December 13, 1927 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Post Atlantic Ocean solo flight * Airplane hop to Mexico The front page has a nice banner headline: "LINDBERGH HOPS FOR MEXICO CITY" with subheads. (see) Great for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:49

$33.00
140338

SANDUSKY Lake Erie County OHIO Pre Civil War 1851 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535179167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, August 4, 1851 * Erie County * Uncommon title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with a few advertisements. Located in Northern Ohio, Sandusky is situated along the shores of Lake Erie. Complete, measures 26 x 19 inches, minor wear at the folds, generally in nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:41

$26.00
140330

NEW DEAL Agricultural Adjustment Act FARM RELIEF Unconstitutional 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391365611214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, January 7, 1936 * United States v. Butler Supreme Court case * Agricultural Adjustment Act unconstitutional * New Deal - The Farm Relief Bill The front page has a banner headline: "AAA RULED OUT; PROCESSING TAXES HALTED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the United States v. Butler Supreme Court ruling in which made the Agricultural Adjustment Act unconstitutional. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 14, 2016 15:20

$34.00
140327

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Contract Agreement for $210,000 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391365604682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, March 2, 1927 * Babe Ruth contract * New York Yankees * Record season ahead The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH PREPARES FOR BATTLE" Also includes a updated report just underneath that reports his contract has been signed. (see image for text here) This would also be the year that Ruth hit 60 home runs and what many consider to be the best team ever. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends February 14, 2016 15:06

$37.00
140287

BROWNSVILLE TX Texas Blockade Ends by Abraham Lincoln 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371533122541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 19, 1864 * Brownsville, Texas blockade ends * Abraham Lincoln proclamation Among the front page one column Civil War reports are: "The War in the Southwest" "Department of The Gulf" "Progress of the Political Canvass in Louisiana" "Operations for the Blockading Squadron Off Mobile". Also on the front page is: "A Proclamation" signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, concerning the opening of the port of Brownsville, Texas, to commercial traffic. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends February 14, 2016 07:21

$43.00
140245

PEACE MISSION Francis P. Blair Returns & Cornith MS 1865 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371532312550

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1865 * Peace conference * Francis Preston Blair * Abraham Lincoln Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Thomas" "Reconnaissance to Corinth, Miss." "The Enemy Evacuate" 'Hood's Main Army at Tupelo" "THE SOUTH" "Davis Not Disposed to Appoint Lee and Johnston to the Positions Offered Them by Congress" "The Peace Mission" "Rebel Accounts of Their Mission" "They Come on An Informal Invitation from Mr. Lincoln" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:56

$28.00
140233

Rare MILAN Erie & Huron County OHIO Village - Edison's Birthplace 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364544090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MILAN ADVERTISER, Ohio, November 26, 1873 * Erie & Huron County * Thomas A. Edison birthplace This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting period advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, piece torn away along the top margin, minor light foxing, otherwise quite nice.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:36

$34.00
140231

President MARTIN VAN BUREN State of the Union Address 1839 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371532303228

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, December 30, 1839 * President Martin Van Buren * State of the Union Address The "Message of the President to Both Houses of Congress" takes all of page 2 and concludes on page 3 where it is signed in type: M. Van Buren. Four pages, a few small archival mends to edge tears, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:34

$34.00
140226

TIGER FLOWERS 1st African-American Middleweight BOXING Champion 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364539136

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926 * Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb * 1st African-American middleweight champ * Boxing - boxers The sport's section (page 12) has a banner heading: "Tiger Flowers Gets Judges' Decision Over Greb and Takes Harry's Title" with subhead: "FIRST NEGRO BOXER TO ACHIEVE HONOR" and more with photo of Harry Greb. (see) 1st report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:21

$39.00
140225

PROHIBITION ENDS Legal Beer & Liquor Return DRY ERA Closes 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364537909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 6, 1933 * U.S. prohibition ends (1st report) * Beer returns - legal liquor The front page has one column headings that include: "Repeal Adds New Problems To Old Ones" "Liquor Flows Freely in 19 States With Six More Expected" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the official end of prohibition in America. Nice to have in this title which probably had pro-prohibition leanings. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:20

$78.00
140186

SS IOWA Steamship Columbia River Astoria Oregon Wreck DISASTER 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363443567

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1936 * SS Iowa steamship freighter * Columbia River, Astoria, Oregon * Peacock Spit - ran aground disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "34 SEAMEN PERISH AS SHIP IS WRECKED IN PACIFIC STORM" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the SS Iowa steamship freighter disaster at the mouth of the Columbia River near Astoria, Oregon. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 iss... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2016 15:46

$37.00
140158

24 HOURS OF LE MANS Automobile Race Pierre Levegh Crash DISASTER 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363336553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEMPHIS PRESS SCIMITAR, Tennessee, June 13, 1955 * 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race * Pierre Levegh crash disaster The sport's section (page 18) has a two column heading: "Death Toll Reaches 79 at French Track" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans disaster. It still stands today as the worst disaster in all of motor sports. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:06

$32.00
140155

THOMAS HARDY English Victorian Realist Novelist & Poet DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363332248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 12, 1928. * Thomas Hardy's Death * English Novelist & poet Page 10 has a one column heading: "THOMAS HARDY IS DEAD AT 87" with subheads and small photo of Hardy. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, a few binding holes along the spine and 1st column, minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:03

$30.00
140154

GROVER ALEXANDER Inducted into MLB Baseball Hall of Fame 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363331016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1938 * Grover Cleveland Alexander * MLB baseball pitcher * Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Page 17 has a 7 column headline: "Alexander Only Baseball Star Added to Hall of Fame in Annual Poll" with subheads that include: "212 OF 262 WRITERS SELECT ALEXANDER" "National League Pitcher for 20 Years Only Man Picked by Required 75%" and more with photo of Alexander. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:01

$42.00
140147

BRIDGEPORT ALABAMA Civil War Map & Fall of New Orleans Account 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530804898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1862 * Bridgeport, Alabama * Civil War era map * New Orleans, Louisiana The very center of the front page has a Civil War map showing the area of Bridgeport, Alabama including the "Rebel Camp", the "Rebel Advance" and "Pickets" (see). The balance of the ftpg. is mostly taken up with Civil War reports including: "Very Interesting from New Orleans" "Rebel Accounts of the Surrender of the City" "General Pope's Ruse and its Brilliant Success" "The Expedition Near Purdy" and more. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2016 12:47

$38.00
140122

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530040413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 9, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title The entire front page is taken up with the continued: "The History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War. Inside is mostly taken up with European reports, although a few brief references to the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, some notations in ads & margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2016 15:42

$37.00
140116

AL "Scarface" CAPONE Chicago Gangster & FRANK NITTI Arrest 1930 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530035985

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1930 * Gangster Al "Scarface" Capone * City of Chicago wants him out Page 8 has one column headings: "Florida Restrained From Seizing Capone" "Federal Judge Grants Order Preventing Sheriffs From Molesting Gangster on Arrival" "Federal Judge Indicts Capone 'Treasurer'" and more. Coverage on Al Capone turning himself in to Chicago police after returning to the city from a 10 month prison sentence in Philadelphia. He would never again be able to present himself in public on the Chicago streets. His final arrest would come about a year later. Complete 1st section only with 32 pages, Rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2016 15:32

$42.00
140068

ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI College Football Rose Bowl Victory Photo 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391359105828

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 2, 1947 * Rose Bowl: Illinois Fighting Illini vs. UCLA Bruins * Orange Bowl: Rice Owls vs. Tennessee Volunteers * Sugar Bowl: Georgia Bulldogs vs. North Carolina Tar Heels * Cotton Bowl: Arkansas Razorbacks vs. LSU Tigers The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Illinois' Victory Bracketed With Michigan's of 1902" with subheads, related photos and stats. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2016 15:25

$37.00
140003

JANE ADDAMS Becomes 1st Woman to Win Nobel Peace Prize w/ Photo 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371525856873

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 10, 1931 * Jane Addams wins Nobel Peace Prize (1st report) * 1st woman to win it The front page has one column headings that include: "NOBEL PEACE PRIZE TO GO TO DR. BUTLER AND JANE ADDAMS" $40,000 WILL BE SHARED" "MISS ADDAMS IN HOSPITAL" and more. (see) Continues on page three with photo of Addams. 1st report coverage on Jane Addams winning the Nobel Peace Prize, the 1st woman to do so. 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, light toning, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 05, 2016 13:04

$42.00
140002

TOURO SYNAGOGUE Jewish Jews Newport RI is National Historic Site 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371525856235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1946 * Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island * Declared a National Historic Site Page 15 has one column headings that include: "NATION SETS APART TOURO SYNAGOGUE" "Shrine of Judaism at Newport, Oldest in Country, Designated as a Historic Site" "Relic Of Colonial Beauty" "Clergy of Other Faiths Join in Extolling Memorial to Early Patriots of America" with smaller subheads. Also on the same page is a three column photo with caption: "Newport Synagogue Designated a National Historic Site" (see). First report coverage on declaring the Touro Synagogue the oldest such building still standing in the United States, a National Historic Site. I suspect this is one of th... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2016 13:03

$77.00
139999

Sister AIMEE SEMPLE McPHERSON Los Angeles Woman Evangelist DEATH 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391358066949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1944 * Sister Aimee Semple McPherson * California evangelist death Page 19 has an article headed: "AIMEE M'PHERSON, EVANGELIST, DEAD" "Pastor of Angelus Temple in Los Angeles Was 53--Had Spectacular Career" with smaller subheads and 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 World War II. 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, libr... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2016 12:57

$56.00
139950

KELLOGG-BRIAND PACT Senate Ratified War & Richard E. Byrd Flight 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371524489653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1929 * Kellogg-Briand Pact - Pact of Paris * Frank B. Kellogg & Aristide Briand * Richard E. Byrd's first flight over Antarctica The front page has a three column headline: "SENATE RATIFIES ANTI-WAR PACT, 85 TO 1, AFTER BORAH SUBMITS COMMITTEE'S VIEW OF TREATY'S MEANING, STATED IN REPORT" with many subheads. The full text of the pact is located on page 2. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also on the front page is a one column headline "Byrd Lands Plane For First flight Over Antarctica" with subhead "Might Cheer Bursts from Crew as the 'Stars and Stripes' is Safely Put Ashore" and a... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:44

$40.00
139946

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND New York City Irish GANGSTER Hunted Abroad 1930 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391356483163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1930 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond hunted * New York City Gangster Page 14 has a one column heading: "BRITISH KEEP WATCH FOR 'LEGS' DIAMOND" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 18, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:39

$28.00
139943

1st Ever Human HEART TRANSPLANT Doctor Christiaan Barnard Medical 1967 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391356480799

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, December 6, 1967 * 1st human heart transplant * Surgery - Surgeon - Medical * Christiaan Neethling Barnard Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Heart Patient Still Fine---Crisis Ahead" A follow up report on the very 1st human heart transplant performed by Doctor Chris Barnard. Other news of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:35

$28.00
139941

BOBBY JONES Wins U.S. Open Winged Foot GOLF Club Mamaroneck NY 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371524484386

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 1, 1929 * Golfer Bobby Jones wins U.S. Open * Winged Foot Golf Club at Mamaroneck Page 7 has one column headings that include: "BOBBY JONES WINS 3RD TITLE" "Submerges Espinosa By 23 Strokes in Open" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:33

$32.00
139929

NEW HAMPSHIRE EARTHQUAKES Ossipee NH Epicenter 1940 Old Leominster MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391356464444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, December 20, 1940 * New Hampshire earthquakes The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "CITY SHAKEN FROM SLEEP BY EARTHQUAKE" with subheads. First report coverage on the New Hampshire earthquake with the epicenter near the town of Ossipee. Nice to have in a New England title. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:13

$34.00
139885

(16) President-Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre Inauguration ERA 1860 Boston Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353913308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ATLAS & BEE, Boston, a lot of 16 issues from Nov. & Dec., 1860 * President elect Abraham Lincoln era The critical period just after Lincoln's election and plans for his new administration. Each issue is 4 pages, cleanly cut at the spine, nice condition. A wealth of fine reading.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:39

$59.00
139880

Illustrated Mammoth CIRCUS Advertisement 1846 Old Salem Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371521364302

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, June 16, 1846 * Illustrated circus advertisement * 19th century Salem, Massachusetts Page 3 has an ad: ""Mammoth Circus! Grand Entertainment with Great Addition In Interest, Splendor &c." re. the Rockwell & Stone Circus. Has details, plus an engraving of an equestrian performance." News of the day includes: "Dreadful Steamboat Disaster" "Charge Of Aiding In The Slave Trade" and more with some interesting advertisements. Trimmed close at the top and the right causing minor unrelated loss, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:32

$32.00
139878

SID LUCKMAN Chicago Bears NFL Football Breaks 6 Passing Records 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353909941

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, November 15, 1943 * Quarterback Sid Luckman - Chicago Bears * Sets six records This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on page 7: "Luckman and Baugh Star" "Each Is Standout In Pro League Grid Games" Other news of the day. Slightly browned with some minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:29

$24.00
139875

1st TRANSATLANTIC Airplane Flight John Alcock Vickers Vimy IV 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371521361763

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, June 16, 1919 * 1st Non-stop Transatlantic airplane flight (historic) * John Alcock & Arthur W. Brown This 6 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "FINAL GOAL OF AMBITIOUS AVIATORS REACHED" "First Nonstop Flight Across the Atlantic Ocean Is Accomplished by Two British Officers" Other news of the day throughout. Browning with some margin wear. Somewhat pulpish, should be handled with care.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:26

$40.00
139863

BOBBY JONES Wins Southeastern Open GOLF Tournament GRAND SLAM 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353900572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, April 2, 1930 * Bobby Jones wins Southeastern Open * PGA professional golf tournament - Augusta, Georgia * The beginning of his famed grand slam The sport's section (page 15) has a banner headline: "Bobby Jones, With 284, Wins Southeastern Open by 13-Stroke Margin" with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on Bobby Jones winning the 1930 Southeastern Open at Forest Hills Gold Club in Augusta, Georgia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning, some spine wear, generally good. wikipedia notes: Bobby Jones began his famous 1930 Grand Slam of Golf in 1930 with a win in the Southeastern Open, which was played with two rou... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:03

$37.00
139858

PRESTON TUCKER Indictment FRAUD 1949 Torpedo Sedan AUTOMOBILE 1949 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353896403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, June 11, 1949 * Preston Tucker indicted for fraud (1st report) * Automobile designer & entrepreneur * 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame The front page has a two column heading: "Auto Promoter, Seven Aid Indicted on Fraud Charges" with subhead. (see) Article continues on page 2 with photo of Tucker. First report coverage on Preston Tucker's indictment for mail fraud. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 20 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 30, 2016 05:51

$39.00
139849

KNICKERBOCKER STORM Theater DC Snow ROOF COLLAPSE Disaster 1922 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353891984

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 31, 1922 * Knickerbocker storm (blizzard) * Washington D.C. theater collapse disaster The front page has a two column headline: "Eight Inquiries Into Theater Crash Begun; Death Toll Cut to 105" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2016 05:31

$30.00
139845

AMELIA EARHART Pacific Missing Aviator Officially Declared DEAD 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353890144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1939 * Aviator Amelia Earhart * Missing in the Pacific * Officially declared dead Page 4 has a small and discrete report headed: "Miss Earhart 'Legally Dead'" See image for 1st report coverage on a California judge officially making Amelia Earhart deceased after being missing for about 1 1/2 years.. Unfortunate for the limited report here but still a 1st report in the New York Times. 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, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very wh... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2016 05:24

$44.00
139826

MAXIM GORKY Soviet Russian Writer Socialist Realism DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520971005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 18, 1936 * Maxim Gorky death * Russian writer * Socialist realism The front page has a one column heading: "MAXIM GORKI, NOTED RUSSIAN NOVELIST, DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Russian writer, Maxim Gorky. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2016 14:23

$33.00
139801

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN Austrian Classical Music Composer Vienna DEATH 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520110288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 19, 1809 * Franz Joseph Haydn death * Classical music composer * Vienna, Austria Page 2, under the "Died" is a small announcement "At Vienna, May 31st, Hayden, [Hadyn] the celebrated musical composer, aged 76." (see) Most of the front page is taken up with the continued: "Correspondence of the Late President Adams" Four pages, scattered foxing, generally good.

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Ends January 28, 2016 11:11

$58.00
139800

MISSOURI STATEHOOD Joining the Union Admission SENATE Vote 1820 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520109669

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 1820 * Missouri joining the Union * Statehood close The front page has a notice that: "The resolution for the admission of Missouri into the Union...has passed the Senate by a decisive majority...not yet been read in the House...All the indications of a speedy decision of that question...have failed..." (see). Another ftpg. report from Congress is headed: "Admission of Missouri". Page 2 has an Act of Congress concerning the sale of land in Illinois, signed in type by the President: James Monroe. The back page has a quite large "General Statement of the Bank of the United States...", the chart taking nearly half the page.

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Ends January 28, 2016 11:09

$28.00
139799

President MARTIN VAN BUREN State of the Union Address 1839 BROADSHEET Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391352421104

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT GAZETTE----EXTRA * President Martin Van Buren * State of the Union Address A great broadsheet (one sheet of paper printed on both sides) "Extra" created specifically to report the President's state-of-the-union address for 1839, headed: "President's MESSAGE To the Twenty-sixth Congress", it takes the entire front side & most of the back, the balance filled out with various advertisements and a few news items, one of which is headed: "Serpent in the Mississippi River". As was typical with broadsheet extras, typically included with the "regular" edition, the normal masthead was replace with a more simplistic one without city and dateline, however the "Message" is dated at its concl... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 11:07

$54.00
139779

JUDAICA Jewish Jews in America & NEGRO Boy for Sale Ad 1845 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520025388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 31, 1845 * Judaica - Jewish * Slave for sale ad The front page has nearly half a column headed: "The Jews On The Continent" (see ) followed by an ad: "A Private Sale, a Negro Boy 18 years old...". Much other news of the day. Four pages, some front page staining & a bit irregular at the spine.

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Ends January 28, 2016 08:21

$35.00
139772

CHESTER A. ARTHUR State of the Union Address 1881 Pittsburgh PA Penn. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520019547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PITTSBURGH EVENING CHRONICLE, Pennsylvania, Dec. 7, 1881 * President Chester A. Arthur * State of the Union Address The back page has "The Message" of the President to Congress, mentioning in part: " ...the troops have been...employed in collecting Indians hitherto hostile and locating them on their proper reservations; that Sitting Bull and his adherents are now prisoners at Fort Randall..." signed in type: Chester A. Arthur. Four pages, archival mends to a few edge tears, large folio-size, good condition.

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Ends January 28, 2016 08:09

$42.00
139768

Rare COLONIAL AMERICA w/ African Slaves Trade at Charleston SC 1773 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520017495

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS GAZETTE & BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, Aug. 26, 1773 * African slavery trade * Southern slaves arrive * Colonial New England This newspaper was printed in Boston less than four months before the Boston Tea Party. Page 2 has a report on the number of slaves imported into Charleston, South Carolina, and noting where they were from (see). The entire front page and some of the back page are taken up with a lengthy report concerning church discipline, etc. Pages 3 and 4 are mostly taken up with ads. Four pages, scattered foxing, a bit close-trimmed at the top of pages 2 and 4, otherwise good. Coat-of-arms engraving in the masthead.

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Ends January 28, 2016 08:04

$230.00
139764

Rare 18th Century BOLD TYPE John Hancock Signed Letter 1792 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391352257687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, November 10, 1792 * 18th century America See the photos for the page three letter from John Hancock which is signed by him in large, bold type: JOHN HANCOCK. Page 3 also has the "Federal Register". Various other news of the day and a wealth of ads, several of which are illustrated. Very uncommon to find a period newspaper with a bold (block type) signature of Hancock. Complete in four pages and in excellent condition.

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:59

$58.00
139763

Rare ANTEBELLUM Pre Confederate Capital RICHMOND VA Virginia 1844 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520014680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RELIGIOUS HERALD, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 3, 1844 An interesting and very uncommon title from the South over 15 years before the outbreak of the Civil War. As the title would suggest the content is mostly religious. Four pages, very good condition.

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:58

$48.00
139756

Creating WASHINGTON D.C. Seat of Government GEORGE Proclamation 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391352252704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 26, 1791 * re. Creating Washington D.C. * President George Washington Page 2 has "A Proclamation" issued by the President of the United States designating the exact location of the "permanent seat of Government". The Proclamation, which takes a full column, states in part: "...And I do hereby declare...That all that part within said four lines...which shall be in the State of Maryland and above the eastern branch, and all that part within the same four lines...which shall be in the Commonwealth of Virginia...now fixed upon ...be...accepted...for the permanent seat of Government...", signed in type: George Washington. Four pages, a... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:49

$435.00
139754

CHURCH & STATE Mississippi Territory President James Madison 1811 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REPERTORY, Boston, March 12, 1811 * Church and State * President James Madison Page 2 has: "National Legislature" being a rather inconspicuous report mentioning not only a rare veto by the President, but also concerns a religious establishment issue. The report states: "The bill for incorporating a Baptist Society in the Mississippi Territory, and granting five acres of land thereto, was reconsidered, and the President of the United States having objected to such bills as erecting a religious Establishment, and therefore unconstitutional--The House negatived the bill 55 to 33." The President at the time was James Madison. How ironic that Madison, the principal architect of the Consti... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:44

$115.00
139751

LOU GEHRIG 1,500th MLB Game Played Yankees & RMS QUEEN MARY 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391352248587

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1934 * Lou Gehrig 1,500th straight game played * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * RMS Queen Mary launching * Cunard Line ocean liner The sport's section (page 27) has one column headings: "GEHRIG HITS 48TH AS YANKS WIN, 5-0" "Surpasses His Best Home-Run Mark in 1,500th Consecutive Game--Mates Top Athletics" with box scores. (see) Page 9 has one column headings: "LINER 534 POISED FOR PLUNGE TODAY" "Giant Ship Creaks on Ways in Scotland as the Shoring Is Removed for Launching" "SAFETY DEVICES PREPARED" and more. (see) Coverage on the impending launch of the RMS Cunard Line Queen Mary. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World f... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:40

$39.00
139744

EDGEWOOD MD Maryland Arsenal EXPLOSION Disaster 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391352240664

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1945 * Edgewood MD Maryland * Military arsenal explosion Page 17 has one column headings: "11 KILLED,52 HURT IN ARSENAL BLAST" "Civilians Perform Heroic Feats to Save Fellow-Workers at Edgewood, Md., Station" "REMOVE BOMBS IN BUCKETS" and more. (see) First report coverage on the massive explosion at the Army arsenal in Edgewood, Maryland. 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 World War II. Complete in 28 pages, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:28

$42.00
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