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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
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
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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520009417

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
139726

Very Rare MOVIE Film Hollywood Golden Age "A Yank in the R.A.F." 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519472782

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, Sept. 26, 1941 * Rare film movie promotion publication * "A Yank in the R.A.F" - Betty Grable An interesting an unusual publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the daily happenings in the motion picture world. Among the reports are: "Warner Defends Picture Policy" "50,000 Feree Admissions to Soldiers Here" "Industry Leaders at Senate's Film Hearings" which includes a photo of Harry Warner;"Music from 'Dumbo' Released by ASCAP" and much more. Included also is a full page color "poster" announcing the world premiere of the film "A Yank In The R.A.F." and also an announcement of the play "Lydia" on Broadway (see). ... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2016 12:00

$29.00
139725

Rare MOVIE Film Hollywood Golden Age "BILLY THE KID" Robert Taylor1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391351561254

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, May 28, 1941 * Rare film movie promotional publication * "Billy the Kid" - Robert Taylor An interesting an unusual publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the daily happenings in the motion picture world. Among the reports are: "20th-Fox Sets Sales Meeting Here July 9-11" "Business Down Sharply; Varied Causes Are Cited" "Newsreel Parade" "Warners Continue British Production" "Disney Cartoonists to Strike Today""Castings Highlight News of Hollywood Production" and much more. Included also is a full page color "poster" promoting the film "Billy The Kid" starring Robert Taylor, plus a fullpg. color related cartoon (see... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2016 11:59

$36.00
139719

Humorist WILL ROGERS & Aviator Wiley Post Airplane Crash DEATHS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519467296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1935 * Will Rogers & Wiley Post * Airplane crash - deaths The front page has a 3 column, 3 line headline: "WILL ROGERS, WILEY POST DIE IN AIRPLANE CRASH IN ALASKA; NATION SHOCKED BY TRAGEDY" with several subheads including: "10 Minute Hope Their Last" "Engine Fails on a Take-Off for Final 15 Miles to Point Barrow". Much more on pages 4 & 5 including a great full page pictorial. (see). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 30 pages, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2016 11:48

$79.00
139715

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519463216

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 30, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The front page has over 2 columns taken up with a detailed report headed: "The Betrayed Bandit" "How Liddell Has Placed the Halter Around the Outlaw's Throat" "Evidence of Frank James' Complicity in the Winston Tragedy Complete" "Slender Threads Upon which His Counsel Rely for Acquittal" "A Change of Plans--A Reporter's Peculiar Position--Public Feeling--The Testimony". See this hyperlink for more on this trial. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2016 11:41

$56.00
139709

Early CALIFORNIA Description Emigration Settlers Needed for Trade 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519458364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., August 4, 1847 * Early California * Need for settlers Page 2 contains a quite lengthy, detailed, and very early description of: "California" as the article is headed. The article focuses on the various trades which are desperately needed in California, encouraging: "Tradesmen of all kinds...to emigrate here for here there are next to none..." (see for the beginning). Page 3 has some reports including: "Army Orders" from the Mexican War. Four pages, light damp staining to the right side, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2016 11:32

$64.00
139703

NEW DEAL Franklin D. Roosevelt Great Depression Senate Elections 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391351495519

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 7, 1934 * United States House of Representatives elections * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR & the New Deal The front page has a nice banner headline: "NEW DEAL SCORES NATION-WIDE VICTORY..." with many subheads. Much more on the following pages. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning with a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends January 27, 2016 10:12

$37.00
139689

MASONIC FRATERNITY Kinghts Templar Masons Freemasonry 1870 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391351491172

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1870 * Masonic - Masons - Freemasonry * Knights Templar - grand lodge The back page has an article headed: "THE MASONIC FRATERNITY" "Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge" "The Grand Master's Address" and more with smaller subheads. Text takes up about 2 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2016 09:54

$28.00
139674

Public SCHOOL PRAYER & Bible Reading Ruled Voted Unconstitutional 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519360999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE YUMA DAILY SUN, Arizona, June 17, 1963 * School prayer & Bible reading * Banned by the Supreme Court * Early, same day first report The top of the front page announces a significant Supreme Court ruling which would change the way daily activities in public schools across the country would be conducted. The nice seven column headline announces: "High Court Bans School Prayers" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2016 09:17

$127.00
139672

ALBAN BERG & PAUL BOURGET Music Composer & Novelist Critic DEATHS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519359783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1935 * Alban Berg & Paul Bourget deaths (1st reports) * Austrian composer - Second Viennese School * French novelist & critic - writer Page 27 has death reports on two well known individuals in the music and writing Worlds. First a one column heading reads: "ALBAN BERG DEAD; MODERN COMPOSER" with subheads and photo. (see) Also a one column heading announces: "PAUL BOURGET, 83, NOVELIST, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, 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 January 27, 2016 09:14

$37.00
139658

MARY OF TECK DEATH Queen Mother Consort of United Kingdom & More 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371516318967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 25, 1953 * Mary of Teck death (1st report) * Queen mother of United Kingdom The top of the front page has three column heading: "Queen Mary Dies in Her Sleep at Age of 85; Widow of George V Mourned by All Britain" with subhead and photo of Queen Mary. (see) 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 64 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2016 10:51

$44.00
139641

New CONGREGATION B'NAI ISRAEL Jewish Synagogue Consecration 1860 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371516303620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1860 * New Jewish synagogue consecrated * B'nai Israel in New York City The front page has: "Consecration of a Jewish Synagogue--Interesting & Imposing Ceremonies--Addresses of Rev. Dr. Raphall and Rev. Messrs. Isaacs and Bondi" which begins: "The consecration services of the new synagogue of the congregation B'nai Israel, situated on the corner of Stanton and Forsyth Streets, took place yesterday..." with a description of the new structure & much on the ceremony (see). The article takes over three-quarters of a column. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, minor fold foxing, generally nice.

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Ends January 23, 2016 10:15

$68.00
139604

Jewish LEO FRANK Found Guilty Mary Phagan Atlanta Ga MURDER Case 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391348219663

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Aug. 26, 1913 * Leo Frank murder case * Mary Phagan The front page has a small, discrete one column head: "FRANK GUILTY OF MURDER", with text reading: "Late Yesterday afternoon the jury at Atlanta, Ga., in the case of Leo M. Frank on trial for the murder of Mary Phagan, found the defendant guilty. No recommendations were made in the verdict." A small report near the bottom of the front page, but notable on the controversial case of Leo Frank, the Jewish factory owner (see hyperlink). Eighteen pages, address label in the masthead, good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 22, 2016 13:44

$48.00
139601

JEWS Waiting for Coming of the Messiah Judaica JEWISH 1842 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391348209973

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 29, 1842 * Jews await the coming Messiah The back page has a one paragraph item headed "Jews" which notes: "Several thousands of Polish & Russian Jews, at Berlin & elsewhere, have entered into an engagement to proceed on the first favorable opportunity to Jerusalem to await in prayer & fasting the coming of the Messiah." Other articles of interest within this issue include those headed: "Appointments by the President" "The Coal of Pennsylvania" "Speech of Mr. Clay" "Address of John Quincy Adams" "General Harrison" among others. Complete in 16 pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, in very nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source... See More  

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Ends January 22, 2016 13:38

$39.00
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