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175910

BATTLE OF ATTU Alaska Coast Island U.S. VICTORY World War II 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392480443627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 22, 1943 * Battle of Attu vs. Japan * Aleutian Island off Alaska * World War II - WWII The nice front page headline announces: "U. S. COMPLETES CONQUEST OF ATTU" with subheads. Nice for display. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp on the front, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:13

$45.00
175909

BETHLEHEM Birthplace of Christ Palestine Raided by ARAB Gangs 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392480442873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1938 * Bethlehem, Palestine - birthplace of Christ * Raided by Arab gangs - terrorists The top of page 29 has a one column heading: "ARAB REBEL GANGS SEIZE BETHLEHEM" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 48 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:13

$47.00
175908

MORMONS SETTLERS Mormonism Utah War Wyoming & African Slave Trade 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392480442099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30,1858 * Mormons - Mormonism * Utah War coming to an end * The African slave trade Certainly a terrific issue for any student of Mormon history, as the entire front page is taken up with such content, with headings at the top of the front page including: "IMPORTANT FROM UTAH" "A Week Later from Camp Scott and Salt Lake City" "Arrival & Reception of the Peace Commissioners" "Incidents of Gov. Cumming's Interview with the Mormons" "Notes of the Route Between the Missouri River & the Salt Lake Valley" "Interesting Miscellaneous News" with the report carrying over to the back page where it takes an entire column as well. Plus, pg. 4 has yet further reports on the Mormons with a column headed: "Army... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:12

$117.00
175907

NILE KINNICK Iowa Hawkeyes Upsets NOTRE DAME IRISH Football Photo 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372804531345

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 13, 1939 * Nile Kinnick's touchdown upsets Notre Dame * Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football The sport's section (page 24) has a banner headline: "Kicks Accounted for Three of College Football's Major Surprises Saturday" with subheads that include: "OWN FORMULA COST NOTRE DAME GAME" and more with photo of Nile Kinnick scoring a touchdown late in the game to give Iowa the victory over the heavy favorite Irish. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:12

$72.00
175906

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal re. ARREST Photos 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392480439695

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., December 15, 1934 * re. Albert Fish captured - arrested * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The front page has two photos side by side showing Albert Fish and his young victim, Grace Budd with heading: "Ripper Slayer and Little Victim" with brief text underneath. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Shortly before his abduction of Grace Budd, Fish attempted to test his "implements of Hell" on a child he had been molesting named Cyril Quinn. Quinn and his friend were playing boxball on a sidewalk... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:11

$57.00
175854

BATTLE OF ALAMANCE War of the Regulation Colonial North Carolina 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799671571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 11, 1771 * Battle of Alamance * War of the Regulation * Colonial North Carolina This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper. A terrific issue on the trouble with the Regulators of North Carolina, as more than half of the ftpg. is taken up with a fine letter signed by: James Hunter, the leader of the outlaws in which he states the reason for their rebellion against the governor.. The Regulators were a large group of North Carolina colonists who opposed the taxation and fee system imposed by colonial officials in the late 1760s. This political argument led to a battle... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:19

$354.00
175853

Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL George Washington Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472313545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 15, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief * General Thomas Gage "First Shots of War" proclamation This newspaper was published by Dixon and Hunter, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia. When it comes to the military events of the Revolutionary War, I'm not sure the content gets too much better. Over half of the front page is a: "...Letter from General Lee to General Burgoyne, Upon his Arrival in Boston" dated at Philadelphia, June 7, 1775. It is a te... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:19

$11,400.00
175852

Best WILLIAM WRIGLEY JR. Chewing Gum & Chicago Cubs Field DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472312782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 27, 1932 * William Wrigley Jr. death & funeral * American chewing gum industrialist * Chicago Cubs owner - Wrigley Field * Best title to be had ? - rare as such The front page first column has heads on the death and funeral of William Wrigley, the chewing gum industrialist, owner of the Chicago Cubs and for whom the Cubs field is named. The Heads: "Wrigley Rites Tomorrow In Pasadena Home" "Plan Services Here at Same Hour". The article carries over to page 4 where are additional articles on him including: "Fortune of Wrigley Built with Coins of Many Lands" "Wrigley Maker Of History In Chicago Trade - Business Men Tell of His Acumen" "Story Of How Gum Became A Big Business - Chicle and W... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:19

$88.00
175851

Best CHICAGO BLACK SOX World Series of Baseball Plot SCANDAL Trial1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799669844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 30, 1921 * Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal * Baseball World Series fix trial * Best title to be had ? rare as such As the infamous Black Sox scandal comes to its conclusion (final arguments in the trial were the day before), the ftpg. of the sports section has an interesting article headed: "Asks Conviction Of 'Black Sox' On Their Own Story" "Confessions Only Evidence Needed, State Says". The text begins: "Confessions made by Eddie Cicotte, 'Lefty' Williams, and Joe Jackson that they had plotted to throw games in the 1919 world's series were held up yesterday by the state as the most convincing proof the defendants in the 'Black Sox' trial should be sent to the penitentiary..." with ... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:18

$190.00
175850

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Utah LDS Church Leader Polygamy ARRESTED 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799669420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 3, 1871 * Brigham Young - Mormons leader * Arrested for polygamy - adultery (1st report) The top of a page 9 column is headed: "The Knell Of Polygamy" "Arrest of Brigham Young" "Offenses Under the Territorial Laws' "Mormon Officials Taught a Severe Lesson". The article takes over half a column & includes in part: "...Brigham Young was arrested to-day by United States Marshal Patrick on an indictment found by the Grand Jury...for lewd and lascivious cohabitation with 16 different women..." and much more. Sixteen pages, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:18

$77.00
175849

Best THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Alva Edison Invention w/ Print 1877 Science Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799669249

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877 * Inventor Thomas Edison * The phonograph invented * Best title to have this in ? Page 2 has an extremely significant article headed: The Talking Phonograph" which begins: "Mr. Thomas Edison recently came into our office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank, and the machine inquired as to our health, asked how we liked the phonograph, informed us that it was very well, and bid us a cordial good night. These remarks were not only perfectly audible to ourselves, but to a dozen or more persons gathered around, and they were produced by the aid of no other mechanism than the simple little contrivance explained and illustrated below...". The article continues, ... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:17

$313.00
175848

NAT TURNER'S SLAVES REBELLION Insurrection Revolt Blacks Mutiny 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472309361

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Sept. 14, 1831 * Nat Turner's slave rebellion - revolt Pages 2 and 3 have an uncommonly lengthy account of Nat Turner's slave rebellion, a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia led by Nat Turner. Rebel slaves killed from 55 to 65 people, at least 51 being white. The rebellion was put down within a few days, but Turner survived in hiding for more than two months. Page 2 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with this report, headed: "Southampton Affair", this issue being the first of this title to identify the leader: "...The universal opinion is that kpart of the country, is that Nat, a slave, a preacher and a pretended prophet, was the first contriver, the... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:16

$140.00
175847

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472308557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 25, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the "House of Representatives" and includes the results of votes on the "Civil and Diplomatic Bill" listing all those who voted "Yea" and "Nay". Within the "Yea" list is "Lincoln", this being Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. There is a second listing of "Lincoln" among the "Yea" votes. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 through March, 1849, so... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:16

$54.00
175846

Early BALLOONING Experiments Montgolfier BALLOONS Demonstrations 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799667795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, Dec. 25, 1783 * Early ballooning * Montgolfier brothers Page 2 has a report concerning Montgolfier being honored for his aerial accomplishments: "As a reward for their new discovery, young Mr. De Montgolfier has been by the King gratified with the insignia of the Order of St. Michal...The other aerial traveler, Major D'Orlande, was by the King himself." Then page 4 has: "Tuesday last the inhabitants of Manchester were gratified with a sight of one of the so much famed Balloons...about 25 minutes past twelve it was let go...it did ot remain above a minute in sight. The balloon was taken up by a person four miles from Croniford in Derbyshire, 45 miles distant from Manchester...An A... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:15

$29.00
175845

Rare 18th Century CANTERBURY Kent Cathedral City England 1795 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472307812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Aug. 28, 1795 A very decorative masthead which includes an engraving of Canterbury Cathedral. Page 2 has: "American Treaty - Extract of a Letter form a Merchant in Philadelphia to His Son in London" which has comments on the controversial Jay Treaty. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, red tax stamp on pg. 3, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:15

$29.00
175844

CALIFORNIA Governing for Statehood & HAWAII Relations 1849 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799666266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 11, 1849 * California Republic for statehood ? * Early Hawaii relations w/ America Page 3 has: "California Matters" "The Revenue of California" and: "Close of the Convention & Signing of the Constitution" being fundamental reports on California becoming a state. Also: "Commerce of San Francisco, with all of the above taking a full column. Also on page 3 is: "Treaty With the Sandwich Islands" which would shortly result in the historic treaty of Dec. 20, 1849 which would formally create relations between Hawaii and the United States. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:14

$48.00
175843

EARLY Rare 17th Century 342 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1677 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472306129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 31, 1677 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:14

$47.00
175842

Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472305079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, July 14, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World * Ends in success (1st report) The top of the front page has a four column headline: "HUGHES COMPLETES ROUND-THE-WORLD FLIGHT IN 91 HOURS" with subheads and photo of Hughes. (see) More on page 2 with another related photo. Two more photos near the back. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:13

$72.00
175841

1936 SUMMER OLYMPICS Berlin Germany w/ Jesse Owens & Photos 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799665367

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Aug. 9, 1936 * Glenn Morris wins gold medal in Decathlon * Nice pictorial of American athletes w/ Jesse Owens * Summer Olympics - Berlin, Germany The front page of the sport's section has a four column headline: "GLENN MORRIS WINS DECATHLON FOR AMERICA'S 11TH TRIUMPH" with subheads and list of the Olympic winners up to that time with 3 golds going to Jesse Owens. Page 3 of this section has a nice pictorial showing members of the United States Olympic team that won gold medals which includes Jesse Owens and Glenn Morris. Complete with all 50+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:12

$68.00
175839

HOWARD HUGHES Transcontinental Airplane Speed Flight Record 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799664852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 15, 1936 * Aviator Howard Hughes * Transcontinental airplane speed flight record * Goodwin, Arkansas airplane crash disaster The top of page 21 has a two column heading: "10-Hour Travel From Coast Seen By Hughes After Record Flight" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:11

$58.00
175838

LARRY HOLMES vs. Muhammad Ali Heavyweight Boxing Title Fight 1980 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799664742

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 3, 1980 * Larry Holmes vs. Muhammad Ali * Heavyweight boxing championship * "The Last Hurrah" title fight The front page has a three column photo with small heading: "Holmes Knocks Out Ali In 10th Round" The sport's section (page 25) has a banner heading: "Holmes, on Knockout, Keeps Heavyweight Title" with subhead and pictorial of Ali. Complete with all 60+ pages, light toning along the central fold of the front page, stain within the masthead from removing a address label, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:10

$58.00
175822

Best BOB DYLAN Very 1st Public Gig AD Rare1961 Greenwich Village Voice Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798581898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, April 20, 1961 * Bob Dylan - Robert Allen Zimmerman * Very 1st public performance advertisement * Gerde's Folk City music venue in Greenwich Village An exceedingly significant newspaper which offers witness to the birth of the music career of the legendary Bob Dylan. And perhaps no better title exists for this content. Indeed, this notice may only have appeared in the Village Voice. First, it is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Founded just 6 years previous in 1955, the Voice began as a platform for the creative community of New York City. Page 10 has an advertisement for Gerde's F... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:10

$850.00
175821

JEWISH HOMELAND? Jews in Africa Post Germnay Kristallnacht Pogrom 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470690997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Nov. 21, 1938 * Finding Jews a homeland ? * Post Kristallnacht pogrom * During rise of Nazi Germany The banner headline announces: "LONDON GIVES JEWS REFUGE IN AFRICA" with subhead: "Offers Disclosed To Commons; Nazis Urge S. American Havens" "$50,000 Acres Made Available In Tanganyika" and other related reports. This was shortly after the Kristallnacht pogrom. Complete in 32 pages, tiny binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:10

$78.00
175820

MUNGO PARK West African Scottish Explorer Niger River Timbuktu 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470690839

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Jan. 29, 1798 * Mungo Park * West African explorer * Niger River - Timbuktu Page 3 has an article beginning: "Mungo Parke, the gentleman employed by the members of the African Association, to explore the interior of Africa, arrived in London some few days ago..." with more detail on his explorations. Park was a very early explorer of Africa. Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:09

$27.00
175819

Best WASHINGTON MOUMENT Laying the Cornerstone 1848 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798581490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 6, 1848 * Washington Monument - obelisk * Laying the cornerstone - construction * Beast title to be had ? - rare a such This would be the best newspaper to be had for the ceremonial laying of the cornerstone of the Washington Monument. Taking the entirety of page 2 and a port of page 3 is extensive reporting headed: "Mr. Winthrop's Address On the Occasion of Laying the Corner-stone of the National Monument to Washington". In additions to Wihthrop's remarks are other reports headed "Prayer "The Masonic Address" and concluding with details of the ceremony of laying the cornerstone, including: "The most Worshipful Grand Master then descended to the corner-stone, and,... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:09

$78.00
175818

EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798581391

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 8, 1669 * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. The back page has a report noting: "...the arrival there of a Spanish ship from the West Indies, affirming that 7 French men of war and 23 merchant ships well armed had sailed to Honduras where they landed some men and plundered a little town wherein they found much wealth..." with a bit more detail. Single sheet issue, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:08

$48.00
175817

CUSTER MASSACRE Jesse James Northfield Bank Robbery Lady Liberty 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798581204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1876 * Custer Massacre * Northfield Bank robbery * Jesse James gang * Statue of Liberty Several interesting items in this issue including a page 5 item, although brief: "The Northfield Robbers - Reported Fight With the Escaping Bank Raiders" who were the Younger Brothers. Also on page 5: "THE INDIAN WAR", "Crook Striking In For the Black Hills" "Sheridan's Arrangements Upset" "Sitting Bull's Invitation to the Tribes in Wisconsin" "Story of a White Man Who Witnessed the Custer Massacre" with the text taking over a full column. One of the subheads is: "The Custer Massacre--What an Eye-Witness of the Slaughter Tells--Thrilling If True". And page 3 has: "The Statue Of Liberty" noting the vi... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:08

$93.00
175816

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470689760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 7, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn Page 2 has some very nice first column heads reporting the Custer massacre, including: "THE MASSACRE" "The Gallant Cavalry Leader's Death Officially Confirmed" "Names of the Killed, Wounded and Missing Officers" "An Interview With General Sheridan" "A Mistake, for Which He Paid the Penalty of His Life" "Skertch of the Indian Campaigns of the Past" and more. The coverage is quite extensive, taking the entire page and carrying over to take almost the entire next page. Rarely have I seen such detailed coverage in a July 7 newspaper. See the photos for just the first column of an 11 column repo... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:07

$268.00
175815

JESSE OWENS & United States Win BERLIN OLYMPICS Track Champions 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798580767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, August 10, 1936 * Americans claim track championship * Ohio State sprinter Jesse Owens * Berlin, Germany Olympics * Adolph Hitler era The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "U. S. WITH 12 FIRSTS, RETAINS OLYMPIC TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP" with subheads that include: "OWENS FIRST AMERICAN TO WIN FOUR GOLD MEDALS SINCE GAMES OF 1900" and more. Coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Owens crossing the finish line in the 200. (see) A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Complete with all ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:07

$78.00
175813

BUDDY HOLLY Big Bopper & Richie Valens Airplane CRASH Disaster 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1959 * Death of rock & roll stars * Buddy Holly, the "Big Bopper" and Richie Valens * "The Day the Music Died" The death of these legendary names from the early rock and roll era is not commonly found in period newspapers, unfortunately. And when found the reports are typically brief. This issue has the report on page 11 with photos of all 3 and a detailed caption which includes: "SINGERS KILLED - These three rock 'n' roll singing idols were killed Tuesday when their plane crashed near Mason City, Iowa, en route to play an engagement at Moorhead, Minn. Buddy Holly, 22, left, Ritchie Valens, 17, center, and J. P. (The Big Bopper) Richardson, 24, were killed along with the pilot o... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:05

$228.00
175812

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral * Closing events of the Civil War Although much of the issue is taken up with the closing events of the Civil War, some inside pages have nice content concerning the Lincoln assassination, including reports: "The Funeral Train" "Reception of the President's Remains in the State Capital" "An Immense Throng in the Streets" "The Lying in State in the Halls of Legislation" "THE ASSASSINS" "Military Search of an Entire Block of Houses in Washington" "Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth" "Speculations as to the Whereabouts of Wilkes Booth" "Is He in Brooklyn?" "The Name Of Booth" and more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:04

$63.00
175811

SAVANNAH Georgia GA Capture William T. Sherman March 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 24, 1864 * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea * Savannah, Georgia reached Page 4 has: "News From Sherman" which reports on his successes in the South and his advance towards Savannah. Also: "Slavery in Kentucky" "Schools For Colored Children in Washington, D.C." and more. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, some tape mends inside.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:03

$28.00
175810

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Murder Trial of the Conspirators 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 10, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered for the death of President Lincoln. Among the front page one column heads are: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Commencement of The Trial" "The Conspirators Unable to Chain Counsel" "A Frightened Witness" "Ramification of the Plot" "The Assassination Defended" "PROCLAMATIONS BY THE PRESIDENT" "Notice Given to Rebel Pirates" "The State of Virginia" "She is Restored to the Union" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:03

$72.00
175808

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798578917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * African slave trade print fame * Abraham Lincoln for president? Most of the first column is taken up with a fascinating article: "The Slave Trade" "Full Particulars of the Capture of the Slaver Wildfire". The article begins: "The great event of the past fortnight...has been the capture by the U.S. steam Mohawk...of the slave bark Wildfire and her cargo of 520 [blacks]...". This was a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also of interest on the ftpg: "The Chicago Convention" being the Republican Presidential Convention. Curious that there is mention: "...A strong feeling in fa... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:02

$59.00
175807

D-DAY INVASION U.S. Marines Invade France Beaches 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798578654

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, June 6, 1944 * D-Day invasion of France (1st report) * World War II German defense The entire front page of this tabloid-size newspaper is taken up with: "INVASION - SMASHING INLAND ON BROAD FRONT". Nice headlines, reports, and photos on pages 2 thru 6. Complete in 36 pages (page number in dateline is in error), irregular at the spine margin due to disbinding, date stamp in the masthead, good condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:01

$88.00
175806

JEAN HARLOW The Blonde Bombshell Hollywood Actress DEATH 1937 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470682209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 8, 1937 * Actress Jean Harlow death (1st report) * 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell The top of the front page has a photo headed: "Death Halts Glamorous Career" with the caption: "Jean Harlow - Filmdom lost one of its most luminous personalities in the death of Jean Harlow...was stricken with utremic poisoning following an operation." The article is headed: "Jean Harlow's Funeral Rites To Be Marked by Simplicity; Star's Body Will Not Lie in State" and more. She was 26 years old. Fourteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 13:57

$58.00
175805

KRISTALLNACHT Crystal Night of Broken Glass JEWS Joseph Goebbels 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470681751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, November 11, 1938. * Crystal Night (Kristallnacht) * Persecution of Jews * Jewish businesses attacked The top of the front page has a three column headline: "NAZI SECRET POLICE SEIZE HUNDREDS OF JEWS; DECREE RESTORING GHETTO EXPECTED" with subheads. (SEE) Lengthy text continues on page 2. Page 2 also has a three column photo headed: "Jews Expelled From Germany to Poland". Complete with all 40+ pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within masthead, small binding holes and a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 08, 2019 13:56

$78.00
175776

MIKE TYSON Knockouts KO's Larry Holmes Heavyweight Boxing Fight 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470173139

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 23, 1988 * Mike Tyson knockouts Larry Holmes * Heavyweight boxing championship bout * Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey The front page of the sport's section has a heading: "For Holmes, Last Fight Is Painfully Short" with large photo (See) First report coverage continues inside with 2 more related photos. Complete 1st and sport's sections only totaling 56 pages, great condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 06:29

$48.00
175775

New York Miracle AMAZIN METS Baseball World Series (Game 4) 1969 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470172713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 16, 1969 * New York Mets vs. Baltimore Orioles * 1969 World Series of baseball * "Amazin Mets" "Miracle Mets" The top of the front page has a one column heading: "METS TRIUMPH, 2-1, ON ERROR IN 1OTH; LEAD SERIES BY 3-1" with subheads and related photo. Much more in the sport's section with headlines, photos and box scores. First report coverage on game 4 of the 1969 World Series. Great to have in the famous NYC publication, rare as such. Complete with all 84 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 06:28

$98.00
175773

USS CHESAPEAKE w/ Samuel Evans War of 1812 Pre British Capture 1813 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470171121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, May 4, 1813 * USS Chesapeake * Samuel Evans The entire ftpg. is taken up with: "Chesapeake's Cruise" which is signed by Samuel Evans as sent to Commodore Decatur (photos show beginning). Inside pgs. have various reports concerning the War of 1812 including letters, reports from New London, Washington, Philadelphia, Mercer, Pennsylvania, and Norfolk. Also: "President And Congress" "Hornet & Peacock" "From Sackett's Harbor" "North-Western Army" "British Reinforcements" with the back page having: "Latest From The Chesapeake" and "Army of the United States" with a list of recent appointments of general officers. A great wealth of content on the war. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margi... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 06:28

$35.00
175772

JACOBITE Risings REBELLION The Pretender TREASON Arrest 1746 Edinburgh Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470170052

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, July 10, 1746 * Jacobite Rebellion conspirators The front page begins with a report noting: "The house of Lords having this day appointed William Ear of Kilmarnock to be try'd on Monday the 28th of July next...upon the bill of indictment for High Treason found against him, and George Earl of Cromartie..." as well, and Arthur Lord Balmerino also to be tried on the same day. These were the principal ring leaders of the failed Jacobite Rebellion and they would be found guilty. Balmerino and Kilmarnock would be executed, Cromartie would be given a pardon in 1748. Page 2 has more on the Jacobite Rebellion as well including reference to the historic Battle of Culloden (see). Four pages... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 06:27

$44.00
175771

18th Century PLIGHT OF JEWS Jewish Judaica from Warsaw Poland 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470168989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 2, 1782 * Early Jews - Jewish - Judaica The back page has a notable Jewish item from Warsaw concerning the situation of the Jews in Poland and their application for relief to the Crown. It begins: "Upwards of 10,000 Jewish families settled in this kingdom have received from our Kings some considerable concessions, diminished & altered at different periods of time; being totally excluded from the culture of lands, they are reduced to trade in the most trifling articles & to the keeping of public houses in country places..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 06:27

$63.00
175770

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470164212

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 21, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 2 has the latest news concerning the controversial Huddy/Asgill Affair: "...Capt. Lippencot, who caused the execution of Capt. Huddy, had been sent on te 4th of June from the British lines...to the American army; and it was supposed that he would be executed on the 21st..." with more on this. Page 5 has a letter from a "gentleman of character well versed in American Politicks" from New York noting in part: "Nothing is doing on either side of the lines in a military way...there is...a full suspension of hostilities. The Congress & their adherents wish to continue toe war & assist the French until a grand pacifi... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 06:24

$48.00
175769

The Great STOCK MARKET Wall Street CRASH OF 1929 in a New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392469028768

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1929 * Stock market crash of 1929 * Wall Street, New York City * Great to have in this title Of the several dates of the prestigious "Times" which reported the Stock Market Crash in late October this was the very first. The top of columns 1 & 2 on the front page have a 3 line head reading: "PRICES OF STOCKS CRASH IN HEAVY LIQUIDATION, TOTAL DROP OF BILLIONS" with related subheads: "Paper Loss $4,000,000,000" "2,600,000 Share Sold in the Final Hour in Record Decline" "Many Accounts Wiped Out" and more as seen in the photos. Reports carry over to page 2 where one column heads include: "Says Stock Slump Is Only Temporary" and "Prices Of Stocks Crash Heavily". Of the thousands of news... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:42

$2,975.00
175768

Outlaw SAM BASS American Old West Train Robber Bandit Hunted 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392469027794

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 1, 1878 * The hunt for Sam Bass * American train robber & outlaw The bottom of page 3 has a small item: "A Fight With Train Robbers" datelines from Texas & noting in part: "...sheriff of Denton County & a posse with Peak's Rangers chased the train robbers Sam Bass, Frank Jackson and Bill Underwood from Denton Cross Timbers...a fight took place and one of the robbers was shot in the face." Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:42

$39.00
175767

Announcing TREATY OF PARIS American Revolutionary War ENDS Peace 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392469027473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 9-11, 1783 * Treaty of Paris (peace) announcement * End of the Revolutionary War An extremely historic issue, as the front page begins with a report taken from the London Gazette of the day prior announcing the signing of the Definitive Treaty of Peace, formally ending the Revolutionary War. It reads in part: "On Saturday night last, capt. Warner arrived with the Preliminary Articles between his Majesty and the States General, signed at Paris on the 2d instant; as also the Definitive Treaties of Peace between his Majesty and the Most Christian and Catholic Kings, signed at Versailles on the 3d instant...The Definitive Treaty with the United States of America was also signed a... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:41

$670.00
175766

BISMARCK Infamous German Battleship Attacked & SUNK w/ Photo 1941 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392469027149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, May 27, 1941. * German Battleship Bismarck sunk * HMS Hood revenged - World War II The front page has a terrific banner headline in large, bold lettering announcing: "BISMARCK SUNK" with a few related photos. Great for display. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes & minor wear along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:41

$147.00
175765

BABE RUTH Retires as a Baseball Player BOSTON BRAVES Yankees 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797448397

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, June 3, 1935 * Babe Ruth retires as baseball player * Boston Braves - MLB baseball The front page of the sport's section has a two column heading: "Ruth, Released After Row With Owner Fuchs, Learns Majors Have No Job for Him" Page 2 of this section has a three column heading: "Babe Ruth Released After a Row With President Fuchs of Braves" with subheads and photo of Ruth. (see) Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:40

$82.00
175764

CINDERELLA MAN James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING TITLE Win v Baer 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392469026388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, June 14, 1935 * Cinderella Man famous upset win (1st report) * Famous heavyweight boxing title fight * James Braddock vs. Max Baer The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline above the masthead: "BRADDOCK BEATS BAER AT ALL POINTS TO WIN TITLE" with subheads and two related photos. (see) More on page 2 of this section with banner headline, related photo and round by round description. Complete with all 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:40

$92.00
175762

1936 SUMMER OLYMPCIS Berlin Germany w/ Jesse Owens & Photos OPENS 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797444848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Aug. 2, 1936 * 1936 Summer Olympics open * Adolph Hitler & the Nazi Party * Jesse Owens about to make history * Berlin, Germany The front page has a one column heading: "HITLER OPENS OLYMPIC GAMES BEFORE 120,000" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues on page 7 of section 2 (sports) with 2 related photos. The front page of section 2 (sports) has a two large photos with heading: "Americans Parade As Ceremonies Open Olympic Games" (see) Complete section 1 and 2 (sports) with a total of 48 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:39

$62.00
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