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BATTLE OF THE OVERPASS Ford Motor Company Dearborn Michigan Plant 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626923774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, May 27, 1937 * Battle of the Overpass * Ford Motor Company * Rouge plant - UAW * Dearborn, Michigan The front page has a two column heading: "MORE ORGANIZERS BEATEN BY FORD MEN, SAYS UNION" with subheads. (see) Nice pictorial on page 2. Coverage on the Battle of the Overpass at Dearborn, Michigan. Complete with 46 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 06, 2020 08:00

$47.00
177999

Best THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1994 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626922760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 23, 1994 * Best "The Shawshank Redemption" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Shawshank Redemption" 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 40 years of collecting, we ha... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:59

$107.00
177998

BENJAMIN N. CARDOZO Supreme Court of the United States Nomination 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903802067

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1932 * Benjamin N. Cardozo nomination * United States Supreme Court * President Herbert Hoover appointment The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CARDOZO IS NAMED TO SUPREME COURT; NOMINATION HAILED" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 3 with photo. Loads of text here. First report coverage on President Herbert Hoover appointing Benjamin Nathan Cardozo to the Supreme Court of the United States. 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, a little wear along the right margin of the front page only, generally nice.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:59

$48.00
177997

Aviator CHARLES LINDBERGH Atlantic Ocean Solo Flight Fame DEATH 1974 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903799505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, Aug. 27, 1974 * Charles Lindbergh death (1st report) The front page has a banner headline: "'Lone Eagle' Lindbergh dies at age 72" with 2 related photos. Lengthy text continues on page 6 with another photo Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:58

$42.00
177996

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903799382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The front page has an article headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "The Senate Ready to Proceed with the President's Trial" "Two Additional Articles Adopted by the House" "The President Arraigned for Speaking Disrespectfully of Congress". (see) Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:57

$33.00
177995

GRAF ZEPPELIN 1st Around the World Aviation Feat RIGID AIRSHIP 1929 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626920927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 27, 1929 * Graf Zeppelin around World flight * Historic aviation feat (airship) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ZEPPELIN AGAIN IN FLIGHT HEADIG FOR LAKEHURST; TOURING NATION ON WAY" with subheads. Lengthy text continues on page 16 with related photo and map. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also much reporting on the 1929 Hebron Massacre in Mandatory Palestine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 56 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:57

$47.00
177994

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES JR. Supreme Court of the United States DEATH1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626920716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass. March 6, 1935 * Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. death (1st report) * Supreme Court of the United States * Associate Justice The top of the front page has a two column illustration of Holmes with heading: "DEATH COMES TO OLIVER WENDALL HOLMES, JR., AT AN EARLY HOUR THIS MORNING" (see). Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:57

$45.00
177993

Pre-Bombing of PEARL HARBOR Japanese Hawaii Attack Imminent 1941 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903798087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 4, 1941 * Pre-Pearl Harbor attack on America * Just a few days away - imminent * President Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR The front page has a banner headline: "CONGRESS SOUNDED ON JAPAN" with subheads. Nice for display. Complete in 42 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 February 06, 2020 07:55

$44.00
177992

NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMP HORRORS Belsen Joseph Kramer Capture 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626919902

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill): “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1945 * Nazi concentration camp horrors * Belsen commander Joseph Kramer held This issue contains a page 2 report of the horrific details surrounding the Belsen Concentration Camp. A photo includes the S.S. Trooper, Joseph Kramer, head of the camp, in chains and under the guard of British soldiers. Kramer was formerly the head commander at Auschwitz. The top of page 2 has a three column heading: "Nazi Horror Camp Sickens Hardene... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:55

$72.00
177991

Great AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia Pennsylvania PA 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626919550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 11, 1775 * American Revolutionary War at the beginning * Pennamite-Yankee War - Wyoming Valley * General George Washington bounty Most of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document concerning the Pennamite-Yankee War, an intermittent conflict between settlers from Connecticut, who claimed the land along the North Branch of the Susquehanna River in the present Wyoming Valley, and settlers from Pennsylvania, who claimed the same lands). This report carries over to the bkpg. Page 2 has a fascinating letter from an officer of the British army stationed in Boston, in which he criticizes the British efforts in America. Bits include: "...even at that time irksome & disagr... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:55

$600.00
177990

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Canada Revolutionary War w/ John Hancock 1776 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903797170

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 27, 1776 * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Canada campaign * John Hancock & George Washington This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Note that this issue is just the second published since it printed the Declaration of Independence in the July 13 issue. Pages 2 & 3 have much content concerning the Revolutionary War including an item from Williamsburg which begins: "The heavy cannonade from our lines in Gloucester...obliged Lord Dunmore to withdraw his troops & shipping from Gwyn's island..." with more. An item from Hartford note: "Last week ab... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:54

$720.00
177989

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War w/ Battle of Bennington 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903797089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 14, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Battle of Bennington & much more This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Page 2 has a great account of the Battle of Bennington, being a nearly half page letter signed in type by the losing commander of the British forces: J. Burgoyne. See the photos for the details. The letter has near the end: "...This, my Lord, is the true state of the event. I have not dwelt u... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:54

$545.00
177988

6 Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626914485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO TRIBUNE, a six issue set covering the historic Howard Hughes around the world trip, dates of July 10 thru 15, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World Each issue is complete and has a nice banner headline on the trip save for the July 10 issue which has a brief ftpg. announcement headed: "Hughes And Four Aids Ready To Start 3,641 Mile Flight To Paris". See the photos for the other ftpg. headlines, and a wealth of related photos on many of the back pages. They returned after circling the globe covering 14,672 miles in record-setting time: three days, nineteen hours, fourteen minutes and ten seconds. They were treated to a special mayoral reception and ticker-tape parade in New York City. ... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:51

$188.00
177987

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral BURIAL Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626913713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's burial * Springfield, Illinois funeral All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recent death of Abraham Lincoln with front page column heads including 'THE ASSASSINATION" "What the Government Can Prove" "A Crushing "Weight of Evidence" "Starling Developments to be Made!" "The Canadian Assassins" "OUR DEAD PRESIDENT" "Conclusion of Bishop Simpson's Address" "Scenes & Incidents" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:50

$78.00
177986

SEWARD'S FOLLY Purchase of ALASKA Russian-America William Seward 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626913588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK HERALD, June 21, 1867 * Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly * William H. Seward - Russia The top of page ten has: "Washington" "Proclamation by the President--Ratification of the Treaty With Russia" which formalized the controversial purchase of Alaska. The proclamation states in part: "Whereas, The Treaty between the United States...and His Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias...is word for word as follows: 'This treaty has already been published, and cedes to the United States, immediately upon the exchange of ratifications, all of the Russian American possessions. In consideration of which the United States are to pay Russia, within ten months, seven million two hundred thousand dollars in gold....Now the... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:50

$176.00
177985

PARSON WEEMS George Washington Biography BOOK Advertisement 1803 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903795010

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 21, 1803 * Parson Weems book advertisement * President George Washington biography The top of the back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington." Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first biography of George Washington immediately after his death. He was the source of some of the apocryphal stories about Washington. The tale of the cherry tree ("I cannot tell a lie, I did it with my little hatchet") is included in the fifth edition of The Life of Washingt... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:47

$30.00
177984

COCOANUT GROVE Boston MA Worst Nightclub FIRE w/ Photos 1942 WWII Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903794565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 30, 1942 * Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire * Worst nighclub disaster in U.S. history * 492 would be the total dead - PHOTOS The front page has a three column headline: "BOSTON FIRE DEATH TOLL 440; NIGHT CLUB HOLOCAUST LAID TO BUS BOY'S LIGHTED MATCH" with subheads that include: "Throng Seared by Flame In Spread of 15 Seconds" "Many More Dying" "Bodies Heaped At Exits" and more. Much more on pages 12 & 13 with great photos of the disaster. Always nice to have notable events reported in this venerable newspaper. Complete in 40 pages, a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:47

$78.00
177980

MALVERN FIRE COMPANY PA Pennsylvania Firefighters Truck DISASTER 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622108980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1931 * Malvern, Chester County, Pennsylvania * Fire Company - firefighters disaster - deaths * 1930 American-LaFrance pumper fire truck Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Five Firemen Killed, 11 Hurt in Engine Upset; Malvern (Pa.) Victim's Father Dies of Shock" (see) First report coverage on the Malvern Fire Company disaster in Pennsylvania. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:38

$45.00
177979

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Jack McGurn CHARGED Al Capone Hitman 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622108510

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day massacre arrest * Jack McGurn - Al Capone trigger man Page 7 has one column headings that include: "MURDER CHARGES LODGED IN CHICAGO" "McGurn and Fanelli, Alleged Gang Gunners, Are Accused of Killing Moran's Seven Men" "15 Others Still Hunted" and more. (see) First report coverage on the murder indictment of Al Capone henchman, Jack McGurn, for his role in the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Interesting report here which mentions Louis Rolfe, a "blonde alibi" woman which would become a key figure into the investigation that would ultimately prevent McGurn from prosecution. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the m... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:38

$44.00
177978

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Enters National Stage w/ Bus Boycott GUILTY1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900917570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 23, 1956 * Martin Luther King Jr. found guilty * Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott * Pushed into the national spotlight * From the city of his assassination The Montgomery bus boycott was probably the first major political and social protest campaign against racial segregation in America, particularly in the South. Martin Luther King Jr. was only 26 years old and considered the leader of this campaign. It was his eventual arrest and guilty verdict that pushed him into the national spotlight. The front page of this issue has the report of this event with a nice banner headline: "MINISTER GUILTY IN BOYCOTT" with subheads and small photo of MLK. (see) A significant issue in the early stages of... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:38

$327.00
177977

FRANCE-GERMANY ARMISTICE Forest of Compiegne Hitler World War II 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900915897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 22, 1940 * France-Germany armistice (1st report) * Adolph Hitler - Nazis * German occupation zone set The front page has a great banner headline: "ARMISTICE REPORTED" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the surrender of France to Germany. Complete with 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:37

$68.00
177976

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1730 London Gazette 289 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900915403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 28, 1730 * 18th Century original * Over 290 years old This newspaper is 289 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:37

$25.00
177975

EARLY Rare 17th Century 322 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1699 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622106911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 9, 1697 * 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 fr... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:36

$37.00
177974

President BILL CLINTON Hillary's Husband IMPEACHMENT Impeached 1998 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900915002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, December 20, 1998 * President Bill Clinton impeachment * Perjury and obstruction of justice The front page features a large, banner headline "IMPEACHED" with with subheads and photo. Nice for display. More inside. Incomplete issue containing the 1st section only with pages 1-6, nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:36

$33.00
177973

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900913711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, May 2, 1893 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated. The front page has: "Killed His Mother--The Act of a Young Man Crazed by Drink" and: "Her Skull Crushed - A Woman Knocked Senseless & Thrown Into a Deep Ravine" Eight pages, some old tape stains near the bottom, otherwise good condition.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:34

$43.00
177972

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA w/ BLEAK Outlook by Editor 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622104594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 12, 1862 * Confederate editor gives a pessimistic outlook The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The Enemy Of James River", "From Northern Virginia", "Fredericksburg--The Recent Yankee Raid", "The Navigation of The Mississippi", "Latest News From The North", and many subheads, including: "The Advance of the Yankees in North Carolina--Speculations as to the Object of Their Attack", "From the Armies in the Southwest", and more. There are also many Acts of the Confederate Congress. The bkpg. has a lengthy editorial, always interesting reading in this title, beginning: "The interest of the moment is absorbed in the movements of McClellan and Lee. The Northern p... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:33

$84.00
177971

Rare BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG in a Confederate Atlanta GA 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622104294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, July 10, 1863 * Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper * Battle of the Gettysburg - Robert E. Lee vs. Meade If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some ... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:33

$466.00
177970

WIGGINS MISSISSIPPI Stone County BLACK Lynching Lynched Hanging 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622103839

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1935 * Wiggins, Mississippi * Stone County MS * Black lynching The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "[BLACK] IS LYNCHED, ANOTHER WHIPPED" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:33

$39.00
178490

ROGER MARIS Home Run # 60 Ties BABE RUTH New York Yankees 1961 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372926257719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 27, 1961 * Roger Maris ties Babe Ruth * New York Yankees * Major league baseball One of the more memorable events in baseball history was Roger Maris' run at breaking the long-standing home run record set by Babe Ruth. What made this more memorable was that teammate Mickey Mantle was also in the running that same season. The top of page 4 has a four column headline: "Maris Unloads 60th" Also: "Maris Wants No. 61 As 'Matter of Pride'" Many consider Maris as the current season home run king due to McGwire & Bond's steroid use. Complete with 8 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 14:22

$37.99
178489

OCCUPATION OF BERLIN Germany by United States Army 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372926252809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1945 * Occupation of Berlin, Germany * United States Army enter capital * Germans cheer convoy of troops The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Western Allies Take Over Occupation Zones in Berlin" with subhead. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 24 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 14:14

$37.99
178488

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392652911257

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, March 28, 1780 * Rare Revolutionary War era title Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, including military reports. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 14:06

$27.99
178487

WALKER CUP Amateur Golfers Match won by U.S. & Francis Ouimet 1947 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372926245980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 18, 1947 * Walker Cup amatuer golf match * Francis Ouimet - United States win * Old course at St Andrews, Scotland The front page of this section has a nice banner healdine: "U. S. GOLFERS REGAIN WALKER CUP, BEATING BRITISH, 8-4" with subheads and related photo. (see images). First report coverage on the United States team defeating the British in the Walker Cup Match at the Old Course at St Andrews, Scotland. The U.S. team captain was Francis Ouimet. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 14:02

$37.99
178486

3 Rare 1694 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE British Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 392652903014

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Feb. 27, Dec. 1 & 4, 1694 * Rare 17th century title * Lot of 3 issues This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 320 years old. These newspapers were done in question/answer format. These newspapers were published at a time when there weren't any newspapers in all of the American colonies. Single sheet newspapers printed on both sides (typical for the period), measuring about 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. One issue has some light damp staining, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:57

$94.99
178485

Battle of BATAAN FALLS Allies Surrender to Japanese Japs 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372926229200

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1942 * Battle of Bataan ending * Allies surrendering to Japanese * Philippines Campaign * World War II - WWII The front page has a five column heading: "JAPANESE FORCES POUND NEW LINE ON BATAAN" with subheads. (see) This Japanese capture would lead to the infamous Bataan Death March. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition. source: USO: The Battle of Bataan ended on April 9, 1942, when Army Major General Edward P. King surrendered to Japanese General Masaharu Homma. About 12,000 Americans and 63,000 Filipinos became prisoners of war. What followed became known as the Bataan Death March — one of the worst atrocitie... See More  

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:48

$39.99
177967

MAN WALKS ON THE MOON Neil Armstrong Buzz Aldrin APOLLO 11 Photos 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392616961702

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RECORD AMERICAN, Boston, July 21, 1969 * Neil Armstrong * Man walks on the Moon This tabloid size issue has a front page heading: "A Moon Step Into History" with illustration. Reporting on page 2 with a few related photos. Nice centerfold pictorial. (see) Much early reporting on the Chappaquidick incident involving Edward Kennedy is on page 3 with a few related photos. Complete tabloid size issue with all 40 pages, a little creasing, generally nice.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:12

$44.00
177966

Uncommon 19th Century DANVILLE Vermillion County ILLINOIS 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897567712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DANVILLE DAILY NEWS, Illinois, December 16, 1880 * Uncommon title This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many illustrated. Complete in 4 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:12

$30.00
177965

ALLEUTAIN ISLANDS EARTHQUAKE Alaska & Hawaii Tsunami 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392616959927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIN, Hawaii, April 3, 1946. * Alleutian Islands Earthquake * Alaska & Hawaii Tsunami The front page has a very nice banner headline: "HUNT FOR BODIES BY LAND AND SEA" with subheads. Great for display and nice to have in this Hawaii publication, rare as such. First section only with pages 1-12, two folds, some wear at the central fold with a little archival mending on page 2 here.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:12

$44.00
177963

ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ PRISON The Rock 1st Successfull Breakout ? 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897567393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Dec. 21, 1937 * Alcatraz Island Prison, San Francisco Bay * First successful escape ? * Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'Rock' Escape Made by Two Felons After Sawing Bars" with subhead: "Warden Reveals How Cole, Roe Broke Out of Prison Shop" Very rare to have in this San Francisco publication. Complete with all 30 pages, light, even toning, minor margin wear, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:11

$62.00
177962

FRANK NITTI Al "Scarface" Capone's Henchman SUICIDE Death 1943 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392616958830

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 21, 1943 * Frank Nitti suicide death * Al "Scarface" Capone henchman - gangsters * Best title to be had - rare as such Page 3 has additional reporting on the suicide death of Frank Nitti with a one column heading: "FBI Hunts New Clews Bearing On Nitti Suicide" with subhead and more with two related photos. Great to have in this famous Chicago publication, very rare as such. Complete with all 40+ pages, some archival mending on a few inside pages including the one with the Nitti reporting, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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$62.00
177961

PROVIDENCE Webster County KY Kentucky Coal Mine EXPLOSION Disaster1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897567203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1939 * Providence, Webster County, Kentucky * Coal mine dust explosion disaster The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "19 MINERS KILLED, 9 STILL ENTOMED" with subheads, photo and list of the victims. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition, a little spine residue from disbinding, otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:10

$42.00
177960

NELSON MANDELA South African President Anti-Apartheid Leader FREE 1990 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897566940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 11, 1990 * Nelson Mandela freed (day of) * South African president * Buster Douglas knockouts Mike Tyson * Famous Heavyweight boxing upset The front page has a report on the same day Nelson Mandela would be released from prison after serving 27 years with headline: "S. Africa to Free Black Leader Mandela Today" with related photo. (see) More on pages 11-14. The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "Douglas KOs Tyson in Title Fight Upset" with photo. Complete 1st section only with all 44 pages, nice condition.

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$68.00
177959

SHARPEVILLE MASSACRE South African Police Shoot on Demonstrators 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392616957680

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1960 * Sharpeville massacre * Pass laws demonstration * Transvaal, South African police The front page has a two column heading: "50 Killed in South Africa As Police Fire on Rioters" First report coverage on the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa. Sixty-four pages, piece torn away along the top margin (see), toning with a little wear along the central fold, a few archival mends on page 2, otherwise good.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:09

$42.00
177958

Best LUCILLE BALL "I Love Lucy" Television Comedy Actress DEATH 1989 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897566521

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 26, 1989 * Lucille Ball death (1st report) * Actress - comedienne - model * "I Love Lucy" television sitcom * Best title to be had - rare as such * Early, same day headline & report The front page has a nice banner headline: "Lucille Ball Dies at 77; The Whole World Loved Lucy During TV's Golden Age" with subhead and two related photos. A few more on page 2. Terrific to have this report in a L.A. newspaper, home of the television/film industries, home to Lucy Ball, and the city where she died. First section only with pages 1-8, nice condition. Nice for display.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:09

$182.00
177957

1929 STOCK MARKET CRASH Wall Street New York Financial Crisis in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897566323

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 7, 1929 * Stock market crash of 1929 * Wall Street, New York City 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 a one column heading: "STOCKS TUMBLE; BANKERS' POOL DOES NOTHING" with subhead. (see) And the many pages within provide a fascinating glimpse of life during those tumultuous weeks. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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$52.00
177956

Rare JAPANESE SURRENDERS World War II Ends WWII 1945 Honolulu Hawaii Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897566117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HONOLULU ADVERTISER, EXTRA, Hawaii, Aug. 15, 1945 * Japanese surrender - World War II * From the origin of the war (U.S.) The top of the front page, above the masthead is taken up with a great banner headline: "TRUMAN REPORTS JAPAN HAS QUIT" with subhead and a photo of celebratory sailors at Pearl Harbor. A terrific issue, as this is the city where the war began for the United States. Very rare as such. First section only with pages 1-12, the front and back leafs are in a light greenish color, piece torn away at the bottom left area (see) which affects a advertisement only, minor central fold wear, nice for display.

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$92.00
178484

GOLD RESERVE ACT Passes Congress United States Dept. of Treasury 1934 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392652688488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1934 * Gold Reserve Act * United States Department of the Treasury The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HOUSES PASSES GOLD BILL, 360-40, REJECTING CHANGES; NEW FINANCING TAKEN UP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Gold Reserve Act passing Congress. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rage edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 10:34

$39.99
178483

SIOUX FALL South Dakota Powder House EXPLOSION Botched Robbery 1937 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392652586521

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1937 * Sioux Falls, South Dakota * Powder house explosion * Robbery gone awry Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Girl, Shot by Gang, Sees It Execute Member By Dynamite Which Rocks Sioux Falls, S.D." (see) First report coverage of the Sioux Falls, South Dakota powder house blast. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition, a little spine residue from disbinding, very nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 09:07

$37.99
178482

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


eBay Auction Item # 372926001094

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 10mpages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 08:52

$77.99
178481

Rare 17th Century EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS 1635 Paris FRANCE French Old Periodical


eBay Auction Item # 392652494330

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE, Paris, France, December 22, 1635 * Earliest newspaper in your collection? This title was the very first regular newspaper published in France, started in 1631 by Théophraste Renaudot but with influential backing by the powerful Cardinal de Richelieu. All the text is in French with the first letter in the title containing embellishments (see). An ornate letter begins the first paragraph on the front page. Four pages, 8 5/8 by 6 1/4 inches, in great condition. One of the earliest dated newspapers to be found.

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Ends January 31, 2020 08:11

$399.99
178480

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1777 Old American Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392652485976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 22, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America The front page is taken up with some legal issues concerning the governance of Philadelphia. Page 2 has an item from the Congress of New York concerning: "...divers persons...for notorious disaffection to the liberties of America & other sufficient causes, been sent into some or one of the neighbouring states...this Convention is at all times desirous of restoring to society all those members who have not by their crimes rendered themselves unworthy..." with more (see). This is followed by another item from Fishkill which similarly is concerning "...persons who have...disaffection to the liberties of America..." (s... See More  

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Ends January 31, 2020 08:05

$299.99
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