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175552

Nice GERMANY SURRENDERS Nazis Quit V-E Day 1945 World War II WWII Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449622874

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE STARS & STRIPES, Mediterranean edition, "Printed in Italy", May 8, 1945 * Germany Surrenders * V-E day - Nazis quit A displayable front page, as over half of the page is taken up with a huge, three line banner head proclaiming: "IT'S ALL OVER OVER HERE" with the full width text beginning: "Victory in Europe is ours. After more than five & a half years of the bitterest & bloodiest fighting that this continent has ever known, the armed might of Germany, the Wehrmacht and the Nazi party has been defeated--finally and utterly..." with more. Inside pages include photos of Goering, Goebbels and Himmler, headed: "A Rogues' Gallery Meets Its End". Complete in 8 pages, minor wear at folds & margins with a few very small... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:48

$68.00
175551

Very Rare TINY TOWN 1st (Miniature Park) Springfield MO Missouri 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449621167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TINY TOWN TIMES, Tiny Town, Missouri, May 26, 1925 * Very rare title This is a very fascinating little newspaper. You can read much about "Tiny Town" on Wikipedia, but to be brief, "Tiny Town was the first complete city built in miniature & had over 1000 structures. A smaller village was complete in 1919 while the larger full version was completed in 1925. The motivation was "Build Now", a promotion to stimulate Springfield's home construction industry. The project involved 10,000 students from 18 Springfield high schools, used as a teaching aid to instruct students in government, home ownership, and citizenship. Virtually all of its contents relate to Tiny Town. This was the town newspaper, this issue being v... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:48

$135.00
175550

Rare Early HOBART Island State of Tasmania Capital Australia 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449619918

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOBART TOWN GAZETTE, Tasmania, Australia, March 28, 1848 * Very rare title Quite rare to find early Tasmanian newspapers, at least in this part of the world. This is formatted very uch like the "London Gazette" of the period, as its content is relegated to legal issues and documents, etc. from the government. Complete in 30 pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches, an ink smear at the dateline, generally nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:48

$138.00
175549

CASABLANCA Movie Film Wins Academy Awards For BEST PICTURE 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786105969

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1944 * Movie Casablanca wins best picture * Academy Awards * Humphrey Bogart - Ingrid Bergman Page 17 has one column headings that includes: "MOVIE AWARD GOES TO JENNIFER JONES" "Chosen Best Actor of Year---'Casablanca' Takes 'Oscar' as the Top Picture" and more. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & ins... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:47

$47.00
175548

BLUE BIRD Automobile Speed Record Sir Malcolm Campbell DAYTONA 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786105243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1931 * Race driver Malcolm Campbell * Bluebird car speed record * Daytona Beach, Florida The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Campbell Drives Auto 245 Miles an Hour, Four Miles a Minute, a World Speed Record" (see) First report coverage continues on page 13 with related photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & i... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:47

$42.00
175547

1977 SEATTLE SLEW Thoroughbred Horse Racing Wins TRIPLE CROWN Belmont Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786104886

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 10, 1977 * Seattle Slew wins the triple crown * Thoroughbred horse racing * Belmont Stakes The top of the front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "SLEW LAST TO ARRIVE, FIRST TO FINISH" with subhead: "Wins the Belmont and Triple Crown Easily..." and related photo. (see) More inside this section. First report coverage on Seattle Slew winning the Belmont Stakes, the 3rd and final leg to his famed triple crown. He was the only horse to win the triple crown still undefeated. Complete 1st and sport's sections only with a total of 48 pages, good condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:47

$110.00
175546

RUHOLLAH AYATOLLAH KHOMEINI Leader of the Revolution IRAN Islam 1979 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786104541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1979 * Ruhollah - Ayatollah Khomeini * Becomes Leader of the Revolution * Iranian Shia Islam religious leader The front page has a nice banner headline: "KHOMAINI'S FORCES TAKE OVER IRAN" with subhead and related photo. (see) More inside. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:46

$62.00
175545

Battle of Mount KEMMELBERG Spring Offensive Flanders 1918 World War I Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449617010

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COURIER-JOURNAL, Louisville, Kentucky, April 27, 1918 Nice two-line banner head on World War I: "LOSS OF KEMMEL HILL IS HEAVY BLOW; FRENCH BEGIN FURIOUS ATTACK ON HEIGHT" with other subheads on the war. Fourteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:45

$36.00
175544

EARLY Rare 1668 Newspaper 17th Century 351 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786103809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 8, 1668 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had The front page begins with a report noting in part that a ship: "...laden with wines for a market...bound for the Barbado's. The Elizabeth of Dover bound for Burdeaux, and the Welcom of London from New England, homewards bound with her lading of tobacco, sugars, and beaver." This is followed by another report beginning: "Here is lately arrived a small ship from Virginia, without any other information then of the thriving condition of that Plantation...". Very early newspaper mention of the New World. Single sheet, 6 1/2 by 11 1/4, some rubbing, generally good.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:45

$75.00
175543

SAVANNAH GA Georgia Fort Pulaski & Jackson Civil War MAP 1862 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449613591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 3, 1862 * Savannah, Georgia map * Fort Pulaski Among the column heads on the Civil War on inside pages are: "The War For The Union" "The Deportation of Slaves" "The Operations Near Savannah" "Official Report of Flag Officer Dupont" "The Rebels Utterly Demoralized" "Weak Stand by Ashby's Forces". Page 6 has a map at the top headed: "Situation Of Savannah And Its Defenses" with related column heads: "Probable Fall of Savannah" "Evacuation of Fort Thunderbolt" & much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, several folds, some dirtiness at folds.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:45

$34.00
175542

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect JOURNEY To Washington White House 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449612902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 18, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln as the president elect * His journey to Washington D.C. Among the front page column heads are: "Arrival of President Davis at Montgomery" "Southern Rights and Institutions to be Maintained at All Hazards" "The Southern Confederacy". Page 4 has much on Abraham Lincoln, including many comments on the editorial page concerning his trip towards Washington, and with one paragraph beginning: "In the event of a final & ultimate dissolution of the Union--of an irrevocable withdrawal of the Southern from the Northern portion of the confederacy--it will be found, in the end, that the slaveholding have every advantage over the non-slaveholding States..." with more (see for porti... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:44

$48.00
175541

BATTLE OF MINE RUN Orange County Virginia LEE vs. Meade 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449612399

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES Dec. 2, 1863 * Battle of Mine Run * Meade vs. Robert E. Lee Among the front page column heads on the Civil War: "THE ARMIES IN VIRGINIA" "The Hostile Forces Confronting Each Other at mine Run Valley" "Lee Strongly Intrenched and Presenting a Defiant Attitude" "GEN. GRANT'S ARMY" "Ringgold Evacuated by Our Forces" "The Enemy at Strength at Tunnel Hill". More war heads on inside pages as well. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:43

$28.00
175521

BATTLE OF MOORE'S MILLS Callaway County MO Missouri 1862 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392447293755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 30, 1862 * Battle of Moore's Mills - Missouri Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Another Rebel Barbarism" "The Enemy's Defenses Up The Yazoo" "Fearful Illness & Distress in the Rebel Army" "Large Re-enforcements for the Rebel Army" "178,000 Rebels In the Recent Battles" "Union Victory In Missouri" "650 Union Troops Rout 900 Rebels" & more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:55

$28.00
175520

SINKING OF THE RMS TITANIC Iceberg Lifeboats Photos Illustration 1912 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372784575718

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 27, 1912 * Sinking of the RMS Titanic * Scientific examination - lifeboats * Photos & Illustrations The front page has: "Loss Of The White Star Liner Titanic" which includes a 6 3/4 by 8 3/4 illustration captioned: "Suggestion for handling a full complement of lifeboats. The boats are loaded amidships and moved on track to the davits." Included on the ftpg. are small diagrams of the boat deck, plus a plan of the boat deck, and a larger diagram showing a longitudinal cross-section of the Titanic. Related reports inside: "What We Know About Icebergs" and "Wreck of the White Star Liner Titanic--How the World's Greatest Steamship Went Down with 1600 Souls" which includes ... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:55

$335.00
175518

AMELIA EARHART Woman Transcontinental AIRPLANE Flight Record 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372784571042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1932 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart airplane takeoff * Women's transcontinental flight record * Los Angeles to Newark, New Jersey Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Amelia Earhart Leaves Coast on Flight Here; Hopes to Beat Hawks's Time in Non-Stop Trip". (see) First report coverage on Amelia Earhart' attempting to break the transcontinental flight record for time. She would be successful on this day. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Giv... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:51

$39.00
175517

Rare YUBA CITY CA Sutter County Northern California Wild Old West 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392447291210

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, Feb. 14, 1874 * Wild Old West * Rare title The Mexican government granted land in Northern California to John Sutter, including a parcel upon which Yuba City is located, the same John Sutter upon whose land gold was subsequently discovered in 1848. He sold part of this tract to some enterprising men who wished to establish a town near the confluence of the Yuba River and the Feather River, with an eye to developing a commercial center catering to the thousands of gold miners headed upstream to the gold fields. Four pages, various news of the day, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:50

$38.00
175516

STAN MUSIAL St. Louis Cardinals 1ST Major League Baseball GAME 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392447290947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, September 18, 1941 * Stan Musial's very 1st MLB baseball game * St. Louis Cardinals The front page of the sport's section has a five column headline: "CARDS PICK UP HALF GAME" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 of this section with: "Rookie Stan Musial, just up from Rochester, doubled in the Cardinals' first tow runs in the Third Inning of the Nightcap" and box scores. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:50

$62.00
175515

YEAR IN SPORTS for 1938 Seabiscuit LOU GEHRIG Joe Louis & More 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372784569217

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, Dec. 25, 1938 * The year in sports for the year of 1938 w/ photos * Seabiscuit - Joe Louis - Lou Gehrig & much more This section is filled with the top sport's stories of the year with banner headlines, photos, and loads of text. Too much to mention here. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:50

$68.00
175514

Best RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD PART II Film Movie Opening Weekend AD 1985 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372784568877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 24, 1985 * Best "Rambo: First Blood Part II" advertisement * Grand Opening weekend movie premiere * Sylvester Stallone - John Rambo * Opening day for "A View to a Kill" A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hits "Rambo: First Blood Part II" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:49

$57.00
175513

NILE KINNICK Iowa Hawkeyes Star KILLED World War II Airplane 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392447290161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 5, 1943 * Nile Kinnick killed in WWII action * Iowa Hawkeyes Heisman trophy winner * NCAA college football halfback The top of the front page of the sport's section has a five column heading: "Navy Announces All-American Nile Kinnick Killed in Action" with small photo of Kinnick. Complete with all 18 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: On June 2, 1943, Kinnick was on a routine training flight from the aircraft carrier USS Lexington (CV-16), which was off the coast of Venezuela in the Gulf of Paria. Kinnick had been flying for over ... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:49

$92.00
175512

BATTLE OF FISHER'S HILL Strasburg VA Philip H. Sheridan 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372784567999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, September 26, 1864 * Battle of Fisher's Hill - Strasburg, Virginia * General Philip Sheridan Pages 2 & 3 have various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here. Complete in 4 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:48

$27.00
175511

Aviator JAMES H. DOOLITTLE Very 1st BLIND Airplane Flight Success 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392447290016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 25, 1929 * Aviator James H. Doolittle * 1st blind airplane flight The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "Airplane Conquers Greatest Enemy, Fog, In Blind Flying Test" First report coverage on the very first "blind flight" by James H. Doolittle. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:48

$40.00
175510

THE GREAT DEPRESSION Severe Economic Gloom w/ Print 1932 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392447289894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, December 4, 1932 * The Great Depression * Several case examples The front page of this section has a banner headline: "NEW YORK'S 100 NEEDIEST CASES" with subheads and related illustration. Lengthy text takes up the rest of the front page and continues on the following pages. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete section 8 only with all 22 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins but no text loss, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:47

$38.00
175509

Jimmy O'CONNELL & Cozy DOLAN Baseball Bribe Fixed Games SCANDAL 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392447289797

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, October 2, 1924 * Jimmy O'Connell & Cozy Dolan * Baseball scandal The front page has a terrific banner headline: "WORLD SERIES BRIBERY" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photo in the sport's section. Complete with all 30+ pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins and central fold, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:47

$52.00
175508

OPERATION MARKET GARDEN Allied Airborne Paratroopers Raid 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372784567491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, September 18, 1944 * Operation Market Garden begins * Post D-Day Europe * World War II - WWII The front page has a nice banner headline: "SKY ARMY INVADES HOLLAND" with subhead, two related photos and map. Nice for display. First report coverage on the great paratrooper raid in the Netherlands. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:47

$68.00
175507

USS FORRESTAL 1st U.S. Supercarrier Aircraft Carrier LAUNCHING 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372784567294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 12, 1954 * USS Forrestal (CV-59) launching * 1st Supercarrier - aircraft carrier The front page has one column headings: "FORRESTAL AFLOAT AS NAVY OPENS ERA OF HUGE CARRIERS" "Country's Greatest Warship Christened by Widow of First Defense Secretary" "Jets Roar Over Dock" and more with photo. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with another related photo. Nice to have this report on the front page and in this famous NYC title. Incomplete issue containing pages 1 through 16 only of 136 page 1st section only, irregular along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:46

$40.00
175506

CLARENCE THOMAS United States Supreme Court & Anita Hill Fiasco 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392445809213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 13, 1991 * Clarence Thomas confirmation process * U.S. United States Supreme Court * Anita Hill sexual misconduct fiasco The front page has a nice banner headline: "Thomas Vows Not to Withdraw; Judge, GOP Allies Accuse Hill of Conspiracy" with subheads and related photo. He would be confirmed a few days later. More reporting inside. Nice to have from one of the most Liberal cities in America. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, great condition.

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Ends October 25, 2019 15:36

$45.00
175485

Rare ANTI-ABRAHAM LINCOLN Uniontown PA Pennsylvania Civil War Era 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENIUS OF LIBERTY, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1864 * Uncommon title * Anti-Abraham Lincoln Among the articles in this anti-Lincoln newspaper: "The Late National Humiliation - Review of the Recent Invasion" "Stinging Article From the National Intelligencer" "What it Costs to Disregard Gen. McClellan's Advice" "Mr. Lincoln's Opinion Three Years Ago" "The Last Man Called For" which concerns the coming draft, one bit noting: "And so the dance of death goes on...". Inside has: "Another Invasion" "From Atlanta" "Mosby's Cavalry in Maryland" and much more. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, minor margin wear.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:29

$38.00
175484

Rare GALVESTON TX Texas Post Civil War Stronghold Reconstruction 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FLAKE'S SEMI-WEEKLY BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, Oct. 16, 1869 * Rare Southwestern title * Post Civil War reconstruction An uncommon title from this former Confederate port city not far from Houston. Various news of the day. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, great condition.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:29

$34.00
175483

JOHN ADAMS President & Founding Father 67th BIRTHDAY Celebration 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1802 * President John Adams * Celebrating 67th birthday The front page has over a full column of text concerning the birthday of John Adams. Headed: "Tribute of Gratitude", it begins: "Saturday last being the Birth Day of the Hon. JOHN ADAMS, late President of the United States, the same was celebrated at Quincy...". Included is an address to him, to which he responded, signed in type: John Adams. Various; toasts, etc. Four pages, a few minor archival mends near margins, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:28

$28.00
175482

The GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 Cleveland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING NEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 14, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire The top of the front page has a column with heads: "THE CHICAGO FIRE!" "Measure For the Relief Of The Sufferers" "The Chicago Fire" with related reports taking over a full column. Also on the ftpg: "FROM CHICAGO--Plenty of Rain--No More Fires Apprehended--Excitement Over Reported Incendiarism". More on page 2 as well with: "Among The Ashes" with subheads; "Suffering Chicago" and more subheads; and a lengthy editorial headed: "Chicago as it Is and Will Be". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, generally good condition.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:28

$49.00
175481

GEORGE WASHINGTON Honored at Congress Hall & John Adams Address 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443861969

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SUN, London, Jan. 25, 1799 * President George Washington * Honored in United States Congress * re. John Adams' State of the Union Address Page 3 begins with a report from New York: "When General Washington came into Congress Hall to hear the President's Speech, the members of both Houses rose to him--an honour never before paid to any but the President himself." What follows is the Senate's response to President John Adams concerning his recent state of the union address, followed by his: "Reply signed in type: John Adams. Then the House of Representatives' answer to Adams' address, and gin followed by his "Reply" signed: John Adams. Four pages, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:28

$38.00
175480

JOHN ANDERSON Escaped Fugitive Slave Extradition Case w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782315506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Canada West escaped slave w/ print “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "John Anderson, the Fugitive Slave i... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:27

$83.00
175479

Very Rare ALASKA TIMES 1st Published Newspapaer in the Territory 1870 Sitka AK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443860331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ALASKA TIMES, Sitka, A.T. (Alaska Territory), Feb. 5, 1870 * Very rare title This is a very rare newspaper which began in Sitka in 1869, the first newspaper published in Alaska (an earlier "Alaska Herald" from 1868 was actually published in San Francisco). It proved to not be profitable, so later in 1870 the publisher moved the newspaper to Seattle and continued publication on October 23. HistoryLink.org notes that: "...a few issues later, Murphy renamed the paper Territorial Dispatch and Alaska Times..." so issues with the title "The Alaska Times" from Sitka are very limited. The front page includes: "The History of Alaska", a continuing article, this being chapter XV. Page 3 has a lengthy item: "Editorial Notes ... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:27

$675.00
175478

Very Rare SPARTANBURG SC Siege of Vicksburg CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443860151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, July 2, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page begins with some nice reporting on the siege of Vicksburg with reports headed “From Vicksburg” which include some over optimistic thoughts: “…that perfect confidence prevails among our men. They are fully able to hold Vicksburg as long as they have anything to eat…Grant’s ditches are within 100 yards of our fortifications in one place, but nobody is uneasy about this…” with more. This Mississippi stronghold would fall to the Northern forces just 2 days after the publication of this newspaper... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:26

$540.00
175477

Great LEADVILLE COLORADO Lake County Mining Town PRINTS 1882 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443858737

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEADVILLE DAILY HERALD, Colorado, January 1, 1882 * Terrific graphic issue from this famous mining town Leadville has the distinction of being the highest incorporated city in the United States, sitting at an elevation above 10,000 feet. It was a classic "Old West" mining town and this issue is a treasure trove of information on the town & with many illustrations relating Leadville as it was in 1881. The entire ftpg. is very unusual, being a huge, wrap-around panoramic view of the town which stretches from back page to the front page, measuring 8 inches tall and 37 inches wide--see the photos. This print gives a terrific overview of the town. The remainder of this 16 page issue is filled with a huge number of articl... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:26

$420.00
175476

Historic DEPARTMENT OF STATE George Washington John Adams CREATED 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443857585

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 29, 1789 * Department of State creation Considered by many as the most significant newspaper of the 18th century, particularly during this, the formative year of the new federal government, as the Gazette was the mouthpiece of all matters political. Most pronouncements from Congress & the President were printed first in this newspaper. Holding true to this statement, page 3 contains the first newspaper printing of the Act of Congress which created the State Department, titled: "An Act for Establishing an Executive Department to be Denominated the Department of Foreign Affairs". This was the first executive department created by Congress. A bit later the name would be changed... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:25

$715.00
175475

Very RARE 1863 Confederate Illustrated Newspaper w/ GEN. JOHN HUNT MORGAN Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782314508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, Dec. 20, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * General John Hunt Morgan A very rare publication from the Confederacy which seldom comes to the collector market. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. A nice feature of this issue is the large front page illustration which is different from most, as rather than a solo portrait of a famous general this one features a group illustration of: "Gen. John H. Morgan And Staff" on horseback (see). Page 2 has an article headed: "The Times" which reports on the latest Civil War news of the day, a few bits including: "...the Yankees commenced shelling the town of Port Royal on the... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:25

$540.00
175474

Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas & Nearby Galveston Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443855386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GALVESTON TRI-WEEKLY NEWS, Texas, September 23, 1864 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Although the title notes "Galveston", the dateline notes it was printed in nearby Houston, as it is likely moving a bit more inland offered greater security from the Yankee forces. Confederate newspapers from Texas are very uncommon particularly from before or during the Civil War. Here is an issue from the city of Galveston that has various war-related content, including a front page report headed: "500,000 more Victims to Abolitionism". There is also a brief dispatch signed in type D.G. Farragut to Brig-Gen. Page that reads: "To prevent the sacrifice of human life, we demand the unconditional surrender of Fort Mo... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:25

$570.00
175473

Extremely RARE New Iberia LA Louisiana Grant Civil War WALLPAPER 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782313937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: UNCONDITIONAL S. GRANT, New Iberia, Louisiana, Oct. 31, 1863 * Extremely rare wallpaper title This title is a great rarity which we have never before had the pleasure to offer. A single sheet printed on wallpaper, folded such that page 1 has news, pages 2 & 3 are wallpaper, and page 4 has additional news, this unusual newspaper was published by the 130th Illinois Regiment stationed in New Iberia at the time. I am not aware of any other Yankee newspaper having been printed in occupied Louisiana. This is the volume 1 number 2 issue, and only two issues are recorded in Gregory and known to exist. Gregory notes just two institutions holding #1 (October 24) and only one institution having this, issue #2. The front page h... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:24

$5,300.00
175472

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443852987

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 26, 1929 * Stock market crash of 1929 * During the heart of the crash The stock market crash of 1929 did much to define America for the next decade, resulting in the Great Depression and all the trauma relating to it. It seemed common for many newspapers to put a positive spin on the on-going tragedy, so front page reports often conflicted with the reality of the time. The front page has several one column heads on the crash: "Banks Restore Stability To Raging Stocks" "Pool Halts Terrific Drop in Prices" "Hoover Seems U.S.Immune to Stock Panic". The financial page (25) inside has more column heads, one noting: "Chicago Stock Prices Exhibit Nervous Tone". Curious that these headlines ... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:24

$87.00
175471

PINEAPPLE PRIMARY Chicago Gangsters Gangland BIG BILL THOMPSON 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782310680

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1928 * Pineapple Primary in Chicago * William Hale Thompson - Big Bill * Gangster era elections - corruption The top of the front page has a three column headline: "THOMPSON MACHINE BEATEN IN ILLINOIS; SMALL AND SMITH ROUTED, CROWE LOSES; SHOOTINGS AND KIDNAPPINGS IN CHICAGO" with many subheads. (see) First report coverage on the primary election in Gangster infested Chicago, Illinois at the height of government corruption there. Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related photo. 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, allowin... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:23

$47.00
175470

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1775 Old American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443834282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, June 20, 1775 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America The front page is entirely taken up with a continued speech which has some references to the situation in America, with "...the military coercion of America will be impracticable...what has been the fate of your famous bills...the Boston port bill and the bill for altering the charter of Massachusetts Bay. America...(has) already grappled with those two serpents sent for her destruction..." and "...the American alledge that what they now contend for is that reasonable portion of liberty with which they were chartered as their birthright..." and more. Page 3 has a report noting the troops of General Gage be... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:13

$545.00
175455

CLARENCE THOMAS Confirmed to U.S. Supreme Court Anita Hill Fiasco 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392442167616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 16, 1991 * Clarence Thomas confirmation (1st report) * U.S. United States Supreme Court * Succeeds Thurgood Marshall * Anita Hill sexual misconduct fiasco The front page has a nice banner headline: "Thomas Confirmed, 52 to 48; It Is Now 'Time for Healing,' the New Justice Says" with subheads and photo of Thomas with his wife. More reporting inside. Nice to have from one of the most Liberal cities in America. Complete with all sections (80+ pages) in great condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 15:27

$88.00
175454

ILSE KOCH Beast of Buchenwald Nazis Concentration Camp RE-ARREST 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372780948893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Oct. 17, 1949 * Ilse Koch prison release & re-arrest * Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald * Beast - Red Witch - Butcher widow The front page has a one column heading: "Ilse Koch Freed, Sent Back to Jail" with subhead and photo. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 15:23

$45.00
175453

LUBY'S SHOOTING Cafeteria Massacre Mass Murderer Killeen Texas TX 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392442145442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 17, 1991 * Luby's cafeteria shooting massacre * George Hennard - mass murderer * Killeen TX - Bell County, Texas The top of the front page has a two column headline: "23 Shot Dead at Texas Cafeteria" with related photo ad map. Lengthy first report continues inside. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, great condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 15:17

$57.00
175452

LOUIS ZAMPERINI Berlin Olympics Star GOES MISSING "Unbroken" 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372780943534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 6, 1943 * Louis Zamperini goes missing * World War II South Pacific * Movie - film "Unbroken" fame * Count Fleet wins Triple crown Page 5 of the sport's section has a one column photo of Louis Zamperirni with small heading: "Missing In Action" with brief text. (see) 1st report coverage when Louis Zamperini originally went missing. He would eventually be caught by the Japanese and endure countless days of torture until the end of the war over two years later. He is featured in the recently released film "Unbroken". Also a track related article on page 2 of the sport's section with one column heading: "Zamperini's Record Holds" (see) Also reporting on "Count Fleet" wining the Belmont Stak... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2019 15:17

$67.00
175451

Nice JOE LOUIS vs. Max Schmeling Heavyweight Boxing TITLE Rematch 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392442143110

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 23, 1938 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Max Schmeling (German fighter) * Famous rematch - boxing The front page has a nice headline in bold lettering: "JOE'S K. O. SENDS MAX TO HOSPITAL" with subhead. Nice for display. Much more in the sport's section with a unusual front page which is printed on it's side. First report coverage on the heavyweight boxing championship between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 23, 2019 15:16

$92.00
175450

COLOGNE Germany RAF Bombers Raid & FIRE DESTRUCTION 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372780941785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 2, 1942 * Cologne Germany 1,000 bomber raid * Operation Millennium - World War II The front page has a nice headline in bold lettering: "20,000 REPORTED DEAD IN COLOGNE!" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage on the famous 1,000 bomber raid on Cologne Germany by the RAF during World War II. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 23, 2019 15:12

$42.00
175449

DUTCH HARBOR Alaska Attacks BATTLE OF MIDWAY Prelude World War II 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392442136308

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 4, 1942. * Dutch Harbor, Alaska * Japanese airplane attack * Battle of Midway eve The front page has a nice headline in bold lettering: "NEW WAVE OF JAP BOMBERS STRIKES AT DUTCH HARBOR" with subheads and related map. Nice for display. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, small, lightly inked library stamp within headline, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends October 23, 2019 15:12

$62.00
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