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177358

BLACK DAHLIA Elizabeth Short Los Angeles CA HOLLYWOOD Murder Case 1947 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372871175399

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, Jan. 29, 1947 * Black Dahlia murders * Elizabeth Short case * Hollywood - Los Angeles CA * FRONT LEAF ONLY *** The front page has a nice headline: "BLACK DAHLIA'S FATHER REQUESTIONED BY POLICE" with subheads. (see) Report suggests that the killer told this publication he was to surrender on this day. Of course he never did. Also on the front page is a related photo showing a documents expert examining the postcard that sent to this publication. Very rare as such. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), still nice for display as such.

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Ends December 17, 2019 14:25

$99.99
177357

NEIL ARMSTRONG Landing on the Moon Hometown SOUVENIR1969 Wapakoneta OH Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392580431441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WAPAKONETA DAILY NEWS, Souvenir Homecoming Edition, Ohio, Sept. 5, 1969 * Neil Armstrong's homecoming * Historic landing on the Moon This special souvenir edition newspaper is from Neil Armstrong's hometown supposedly printed on the day he came back for a homecoming after his historic feat a few months earlier. (see images) Four pages, printed on a thicker, glossy paper stock, minor wear, two folds, generally nice.

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Ends December 17, 2019 12:23

$49.99
177356

Early KING TUT PEAS Purple Pods New York Times Editorial 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372871081906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 23, 1944 * re. King Tut peas Page 18 has a short letter to the editor with heading: "More About King Tut's Peas" and is signed in type by the person who sent the letter. Supposedly this was the first mention of King Tut peas in this famous NYC publication. Much reporting on current news on World War II with nice front page headline. Complete with 32 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends December 17, 2019 12:13

$49.99
177355

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Auction Item # 392580389019

Colonial currency: Pennsylvania, three pence note dated April 10, 1777. A decorative border plus an engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms along with the text. The reverse has: "To counterfeit is DEATH" along with "Three Pence, Philadelphia, printed by John Dunlap" and the year 1777. John Dunlap was also the printer of the Declaration of Independence. One signature, measures 2 1/4 by 2 3/4 inches, various rubbing more so on the reverse.

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Ends December 17, 2019 11:59

$124.99
177354

Rare GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Bubonic Plague Era 1666 London England Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392580377043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 28, 1666 (actually 1667 by today's calendar) * The Great London Fire It is very rare to find any period mention of the great London Fire of 1666 in newspapers of the day, certainly one reason being the dearth of publications in print at that time--very few beyond the London Gazette. The back page of this single sheet newspaper includes: "If any person have found any books or writings belonging to Arthur Tevor Esq. deceased, or to John Trevor, Esq; (lost in the removal in the late dreadful Fire) Let them give notice thereof to..." and further on is: "We are ordered to give notice that although the Herals Office, wherein the descents and Arms of the Nobility and Gentry of England were... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2019 11:50

$499.99
177353

"I SHALL RETURN" Douglas MacArthur to Philippines 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392580267665

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 21, 1942 * General Douglas MacArthur * "I Shall Return" quote as 1st reported * World War II Philippines One of the front page headlines reads: "Australia Gives MacArthur Wild Welcome" after his departure from the Philippines, with the first column head: "General Vows To Do His Best; Throng Cheers" The report is from an interview with General Douglas MacArthur, supreme Allied commander in the Southwest Pacific. Under a subhead of: "Ordered to Attack Japs" MacArthur states: "...The President of the United States ordered me to break thru the Japanese lines & to proceed from Corregidor to Australia for the purpose...or organizing the American offensive against Jana. The primary purpose of t... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2019 10:12

$79.99
177352

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


eBay Auction Item # 372870986549

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, June 4, 1942. * Dutch Harbor, Alaska * Japanese planes * Battle of Midway eve * Front leaf only This front leaf only has a very nice banner headline: "ALASKA BOMBED TWICE; ENTIRE COAST ON ALERT" with subheads and map. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), a few tiny worm holes in headline, minor margin wear, nice for display as such.

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Ends December 17, 2019 10:07

$34.99
177351

BABE RUTH New York Yankees as a PITCHER Last Year 1933 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372870984019

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 2, 1933 * Babe Ruth pitches late in his career (last time) * New York Yankees baseball The top of page 24 has a banner headline: "Yankees End Season With Triumph as Ruth Hurls Full Game and Drives Homer" with subheads that include: "25,000 SEE RUTH HURL 6-5 VICTORY" and more. Interesting item as he probably hadn't pitched since he was with the Red Sox many years earlier. My guess is that since it was the last game of the season and the Yankees were not in the playoffs, they had Ruth pitch to draw a crowd (money) ? Complete with 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2019 10:03

$37.99
177350

Rare 1902 WALL STREET BROADSIDE New York City Stocks FINANCIAL Markets Sheet


eBay Auction Item # 372870942823

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, April 1, 1902 * Rare stock market sheet from New York City "A Daily Journal Devoted to Financial Interests" as noted in the masthead, but rather than being the typical newspaper, this is the monthly broadside chart noting: 'Highest & Lowest Prices and Total Sales of Stocks at New York Stock Exchange for March, 1902." which measures 23 by 25 1/2 inches. The back side is blank. Printed on very high quality paper so not the least bit pulpish. A great display item for any stock broker or investor.

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Ends December 17, 2019 09:03

$44.99
177349

VIRGINIA MAP Buckhannon WV West Virginia & Carthage MO Missouri 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392580173878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, New York, July 12, 1861 * Civil War Virginia map * Buckhannon WV West Virginia * Carthage MO Missouri The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Virginia" with a subhead: "The Positions of the Union and Rebel Forces in the Old Dominion" Half of the first column is taken up with Civil War heads including: "THE REBELLION" "Important News From Western Virginia" "A Brilliant Skirmish at Buchanan" "The Rebels Defeated & Scattered" "Additional Particulars of the Battle Near Carthage, Mo." "Official Report of the Action" "Splendid Conduct of the Union Troops" "Brisk Skirmish Near Monroe, Mo., and Flight of the Rebels" with much more. Eight pages, a little spine wear, other... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2019 08:58

$44.99
177348

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372870938303

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 9, 1849 * Early Abraham Lincoln This newspaper contains on the front page a report from the "House of Representatives" which includes mention of "Lincoln" in a count of the votes of "Nays" in a vote concerning a "Private claim for a slave" (see). Also, page 3 has a similar mention of him in a discussion in the House, reading: "Mr. LINCOLN gave notice of a motion for leave to introduce a bill in relation to school lands which have been or may be relinquished...". This was Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for hi... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2019 08:55

$47.99
177347

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


eBay Auction Item # 392580157534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Dec. 17, 1937 * Alcatraz Island Prison, San Francisco Bay * First successful escape ? (1st report) * Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe * Best title to be had ? rare as such Only in a San Francisco newspaper would you be likely to find such a nice front page report on this event. The two-line headline: "TWO LONG-TERM CONVICTS FLEE FROM ALCATRAZ ISLE" with subhead: "Desperate Felons Elude Guards to Make Escape Off Fog-Shrouded Rock" "and more. There are also ftpg. photos of each: Theodore Cole, and Ralph Roe. Cole and Roe took part in the second documented escape attempt from Alcatraz. Although officials were quick to conclude they perished in the attempt, their remains were never found and their f... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2019 08:51

$74.99
177346

1939 JEWISH HOLOCAUST Newspaper Valuables Prescious Metal Stones JEWS TO GIVE UP


eBay Auction Item # 372870935603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Feb. 24, 1939 * The Jewish Holocaust in progress * Jews ordered to give up valuables A small report at the bottom of the front page reports a notable event from the early period of WWII: "Nazis Demand Jewish Jewelry" reading: "All German Jews and stateless Jews in Germany are required by an order published today to turn over their jewels, precious stones and metals to the state within two weeks..." with a bit more. Thirty pages, good condition. 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 ... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2019 08:48

$37.99
177345

Rare PORT DE MARSEILLE France Importation of Goods Miniature 1773 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372870932934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANIFESTES DE MARCHANDISES D'ENTREE DANA LE PORT DE MARSEILLE, (France), December 18, 1773 * Curious little "newspaper" * Pre revolutionary era from France This is a very curious little newspaper, loosely translated to: "Manifest of Goods Imported at the Port of Marseille". Qualifies as a periodical as the issue carries a specific date. But there is no text, instead a listing of various goods with quantities (see). Totally in the French language, four pages, 4 1/2 by 7 inches, never bound nor trimmed, foxing at the center.

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Ends December 17, 2019 08:43

$24.99
177344

Early KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION 1761 London UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392580137946

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 26, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The back page has an inconspicuous report noting: "We hear from Winchester that the coronation day was celebrated there with great military pomp, and all other demonstrations of joy. At noon the regiments in the camp were drawn out & went through various sorts of firing under a discharge of 21 pieces of cannon..." with more. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2019 08:39

$24.99
177342

Nice V-E DAY Germany Surrenders Germans Quit 1945 World War II WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392580129925

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, May 8, 1945 * Germany Surrenders * V-E day - Germans quit The top of the front page, above the masthead has a great banner headline in patriotic colors: "Truman Proclaims: V-E DAY" with subheads. Nice for display. More on the following pages with full page pictorial. Twenty-four pages, some light staining along the central fold and left side, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 17, 2019 08:29

$69.99
177341

KKK Ku Klux Klan Klansmen RIOT Gun Battle at Groton Massachusetts 1926 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392580122939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass. Oct. 2, 1926 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan * Groton, Massachusetts The top of the front page has a four column headline: "KLAN AND ANTI-KLAN FORCES IN PISTOL BATTLE AT GROTON" with subheads. (See) Complete with 12 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, more so along the spine, generally good. This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass).

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Ends December 17, 2019 08:19

$47.99
177326

Rare 1941 WORLD WAR II POSTER For Defense Buy U.S. Savings Bonds and Stamps WWII


eBay Auction Item # 372870032849

Here is a huge and I'm assuming very rare World War II poster that measures 4 feet, 8 inches (56 in.) x 3 feet, 6 inches (42 in.) that shows a statue of a colonial minuteman holding a rifle with his hand on a plow titled: "FOR DEFENSE; BUY" in red lettering then: "UNITED STATES SAVINGS BONDS AND STAMPS" in green lettering within a lighter green background. We found this poster within a collection of World War II newspapers we recently purchased. I noticed that this poster has been reprinted into a smaller version for souvenir purposes which has additional print along the bottom which reads: "On Sale At Your Post Office Or Bank". This statement does not appear on this original larger version. Along the bottom blank margin in very small print is: "U.S. Government Printing Office" : 1941" ... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2019 15:03

$199.99
177324

Charles LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING Crime of Century in Hopewell NJ 1932 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392578851695

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1932 * Charles Lindbergh Jr. * Baby kidnapping (1st report) * Crime of the century This kidnapping would become known as the 'crime of the century' of the 20th century, much due to the popularity of the father who made one of the most historic flights in aviation history a few years earlier. The front page has a nice three line, four column headline which stands out for display: "LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPED FROM HOME OF PARENTS ON FARM NEAR PRINCETON; TAKEN FROM HIS CRIB; WIDE SEARCH ON", with several subheads that include: "Child Stolen In Evening", "At 10 P.M. Nurse Finds Boy, 20 Months Old, Gone, In Nightrobe" & more (see). Also a photo of Charles Lindbergh Jr. with mother, grandmother ... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2019 14:49

$47.99
177323

APOLLO 11 Moon Spaceflight Rocket Takeoff - Neil Armstrong PHOTO 1969 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372870010598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, July 16, 1969 * Apollo 11 spaceflight takeoff * Neil Armstrong - Buzz Aldrin - Michael Collins The front page has a nice banner headline: "OFF TO MOON !" with a large photo of the takeoff. More coverage on page 2 with photos including one of Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins walking to their rocket that would take them to the moon 4 days later. A great headline and a somewhat uncommon issue as most issues saved were on the moon landing, not of their liftoff from Earth. The complete first section with 18 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2019 14:32

$59.99
177321

Rare CHRONOTYPE w/ Train Locomotive Masthead Engraving 1846 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372869995117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, July 23, 1846 * Uncommon title See the great, early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead. An interesting array of news tidbits of the day. Four pages, nice condition. This is the vol. 1 number 9 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.

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Ends December 16, 2019 14:08

$34.99
177320

Best SIRHAN SIRHAN Robert F. Kennedy Assassination DEATH PENALTY 1969 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392578810496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, April 23, 1969 * Sirhan Bishara Sirhan gets death penalty * Robert F. Kennedy assassination The front page has a great banner headline: "SIRHAN: DEATH" with subhead. Nice to have in a Los Angeles publication, rare as such. Complete 1st section only with pages 1-22, small archival mend on p age 2, generally very nice.

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Ends December 16, 2019 14:05

$34.99
177319

DEBBIE REYNOLDS & Eddie Fisher - Elizabeth Taylor Affair SCANDAL 1958 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392578765613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 11, 1958 * Debbie Reynolds & Eddie Fisher split * Elizabeth Taylor affair scandal * Best title to be had ? rare The front page has a great banner headline: "EDDIE, DEBBIE SEPARATE; LIZ TELLS OWN STORY" with subheads and related photo. (See) Another photo inside. (see) Great to have from the home of the entertainment industry. Rare as such. Complete 1st section only with 30 pages, light toning at the central fold and margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Debbie Reynolds was married three times. Her first marriage was to singer Eddie Fisher in 1955. They became the parents of Carrie (1956–2016) and Todd Fisher (1958). The couple divorced in 1959 when it was revealed shortly after... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2019 13:23

$59.99
177318

Great 1910 JACK JOHNSON vs. James J. Jeffries Heavyweight BOXING Title PHOTOS


eBay Auction Item # 392578751381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, July 6, 1910 * Jack Johnson vs. James J. Jeffries * Heavyweight boxing championship bout * INCOMPLETE ISSUE *** A incomplete issue containing various loose pages which have displayable coverage on the Jack Johnson vs. James J. Jeffries heavyweight boxing title match. Many photos and loads of text. Incomplete with 9 loose leafs (18 pages), light toning and some wear at the margins, nice for display as such.

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Ends December 16, 2019 13:08

$79.99
177317

SALEM ILLINOIS Roller-Skating Troupe BUS CRASH Bridge Disaster 1937 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392578743716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 25, 1937 * Salem, Marion County, Illinois * Skating troupe bus crash disaster The front page has a banner headline: "17 DIE AS BUS CRASHES AND BURNS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the bus crash into a bridge at Salem, Illinois. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends December 16, 2019 12:55

$47.99
177316

CALVIN COOLIDGE 30th President of United States DEATH w/ Photo 1933 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372869940399

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLDWATER DAILY REPORTER, Michigan, Jan. 5, 1933 * President Calvin Coolidge death (1st report) * 30th president of the United States of America The banner headline above the masthead announces: "CALVIN COOLIDGE DIES" with another headline: "Ex-President Found Dead Shortly After Noon" with more, including a photo of him. Complete in 6 pages, binding slits at the blank spine, otherwise good condition.

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Ends December 16, 2019 12:50

$39.99
177315

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Begins Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392578738595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial beginning * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of the front page has a three column headline: "STORMY SCENES IN THE TRIAL OF SCOPES AS DARROW MOVES TO BAR ALL PRAYERS; 'LEAK' DELAYS INDICTMENT DECISION" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2019 12:43

$39.99
177314

Early & Rare 18th Century TRUE BRITON Singlesheet 1724 London England Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372869856322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TRUE BRITON, London, Feb. 14, 1723-4 * Early 18th century The double date is due to the use of both the Julian & Gregorian calendars at the time. A quite uncommon single sheet newspaper which has comparatively large lettering in the masthead. Rather than present news reports, this newspaper is almost entirely editorial with much on politics. The back page includes "Advertisements". Complete as a single sheet, full red tax stamp to the back page, very nice, clean condition with wide, untrimmed margins.

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Ends December 16, 2019 10:44

$44.99
177313

Rare 17th Century LONDON England Benjamin Harris Imprint 1679 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392578651298

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DOMESTICK INTELLIGENCE OR NEWS BOTH FROM CITY AND COUNTRY, London, England, Nov. 14, 1679 * Rare 17th century periodical A very early single sheet newspaper published by Benjamin Harris (his imprint appears on the bottom of the back page), the first newspaper printer in the colonies. Harris spent several years in jail in London for libelous printing, and upon release he emigrated to America to continue his printing trade. And it was in Boston in 1690 when he published "PUBLICK OCCURRENCES BOTH FORREIGN & DOMESTICK" . That newspaper lasted but a single issue and remains the "holy grail" of newspaper collectors, always hoping another issue will turn up. This is the newspaper Benjamin Harris published before heading ... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2019 10:39

$249.99
177312

Rare 17th Century LONDON England Benjamin Harris Imprint 1679 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372869848076

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DOMESTICK INTELLIGENCE Or News Both From CITY and COUNTRY, London, England, Oct. 21, 1679 * Rare 17th century periodical A very early single sheet newspaper published by Benjamin Harris (his imprint appears on the bottom of the back page), the first newspaper printer in the colonies. Harris spent several years in jail in London for libelous printing, and upon release he emigrated to America to continue his printing trade. And it was in Boston in 1690 when he published "PUBLICK OCCURRENCES BOTH FORREIGN & DOMESTICK" . That newspaper lasted but a single issue and remains the "holy grail" of newspaper collectors, always hoping another issue will turn up. This is the newspaper Benjamin Harris published before heading ... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2019 10:36

$274.99
177311

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT 1st of 4 Presidential Election Wins FDR 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392578647027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CINCINNATI TINES-STAR, November 9, 1932 * Franklin D. Roosevelt 1st election * FDR inherits a troubled economy * Nice front page headline for display The front page has a nice banner headline: "ROOSEVELT WINS 472 ELECTORAL VOTES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the 1st of 4 presidential election victories by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Thirty-two pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends December 16, 2019 10:34

$57.99
177304

LUNA 2 Soviet Rocket 1st to Hit SURFACE OF MOON Space Race Lead 1959 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392578636083

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN, September 14, 1959 * Luna 2 - Soviet spacecraft * 1st to reach the Moon * Russia takes "space race" lead The nice headline is a sobering one for American scientists as it shows the Soviets are very much ahead in the space race with: "SOVIET HAMMER, SICKLE PLANTED ON THE MOON" with subhead and related illustration. (see) Nice for display. Complete 1st section only with pages 1-12, tony binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2019 10:11

$49.99
177303

Rare DR. TIMOTHY LEARY Drugs LSD Hippies The Electric Circus AD 1969 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372869809526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, Dec. 18, 1969 * Dr. Timothy Leary at The Electric Circus nightclub * Hippie generation drug experiments fame (LSD) * The year of Woodstock, Mets, Moon Landing & more Page 30 has a 7 x 6 inch ad for "The Electric Circus" nightclub appearance of Dr. Timothy Leary. This ad has a marijuana related pictorial. (see) Provenance: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive. Background: The Village Voice was an American counterculture newspaper known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public disco... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2019 09:44

$59.99
177302

Early 19th Century NEW YORK CITY 1815 Old Newspaper w/ Steamboat Advertisement


eBay Auction Item # 372869796101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, August 26, 1815 * Illustrated advertisements * Early 19th century original The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat and at least ten illustrated ship ads. The front page also has an ad for a stagecoach. Four pages, generally in nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2019 09:22

$24.99
177301

THE WANDERER Last Cargo of African Slaves Blacks Ship LANDS South 1858 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372869793877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, December 12, 1858 * The Wanderer (slave ship) lands in Georgia Page 5 has a brief, discrete but historic report with small heading: "The Yacht Wanderer" with a Savannah dateline. This is an infamous ship, as the Wanderer's notoriety is that it delivered the last load of African slaves to America (see hyperlink for corroboration). See images for reporting here. Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 16, 2019 09:17

$49.99
177299

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana 5 Slave Advertisements 1857 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372869767815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT, Louisiana, July 6, 1858 * Rare pre Civil War title * 4 slave advertisements Page 3 is entirely filled with many advertisements, and among them are two for the sale of slaves. (see) Two other slave related ads on the same page as well. Eight pages, various news of the day, loose and irregular at the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends December 16, 2019 08:30

$33.99
174739

1ST NAMED AIR BATTLE of the Heligoland Bight in World War II 1939 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383782963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 19, 1939 * Battle of the Heligoland Bight * North Sea - Germany * 1st "named" air battle of WWII The top of the front page has a one column heading: "34 PLANES SHOT DOWN IN BATTLE, GERMANS CLAIM" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the Battle of the Heligoland Bight. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 34 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,... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2019 06:32

$40.00
176771

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Extermination Polish Jews GHETTOS Towns 1943 WWII NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536487602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1943 * Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time * German-occupied Poland murders - Ghettos Page 10 has one column headings: "JEWS OF 5 TOWNS KILLED IN POLAND" "35,000 Persons Reported Slain In German Liquidation of Cities' Ghettos" See photos for coverage on the ongoing atrocities in Nazi-occupied Poland where extermination of the Jewish population was most prevalent. Rare to find such reports in newspapers at this time as the reality of the holocaust was just being realized. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. What better evidence to confirm of what really happened then having a 1st hand account from the... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:33

$58.00
176770

SEM Georges Goursat - French Caricaturist Illustrator DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841687299

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 27, 1934 * Sem - Georges Goursat death * French caricaturist - illustrator The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "SEM, CARICATURIST, DEAD IN PARIS AT 71" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Georges Goursat, known as Sem, a French caricaturist famous during the Belle Époque era. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small address stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:32

$39.00
176769

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Win World Series CHAMPIONS New York Yankees 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536484096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Conn., Oct. 11, 1926 * St. Louis Cardinals World Champions * World Series of baseball * New York Yankees The sport's section (8) has a 4 column headline: "Alexander Hero in St. Louis' Series Triumph" with subhead: "Alexander Tops Ruth For 1926 Series Honers; Thevenow ALso Stars" with box scores & 4 player pictorial which includes Alexander. (See) Page 9 has a separate article headed: "Babe Ruth Has Eight Home Runs In Seven Series" with photo. (See) Complete with all 12 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:31

$68.00
176768

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841686506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 29, 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 December 14, 2019 15:31

$47.00
176767

LOU GEHRIG 2,000th Consecutive Game Played New York Yankees Yanks 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536480124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Kansas, June 1, 1938 * Lou Gehrig's 2,000th consecutive game played * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The top of the front page has a three column headline: "YANKS AND TIGERS IN DUEL" Coverage continues in the sport's section (page 31) small a small one column heading: "Gehrig's 2,000th Consecutive Game Proves a Tame One" (see) First report coverage on the 2,000th game milestone achieved by Yankee great Lou Gehrig. He would end up playing in 2,130 straight games before ending his career due to illness. Nice to have in the NYC publication, rare a such. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, more so along the spine with small binding holes, generally in good cond... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:29

$48.00
176764

SID HATFIELD Battle of Matewan Police Chief Fame FOUND NOT GUILTY 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841668364

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 22, 1921 * Sid Hatfield & others not guilty * Battle of Matewan WV fame The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "16 MINERS, TRIED FOR DEATHS OF 7 SLEUTHS, FREED" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the acquittal of William Sidney 'Sid' Hatfield, police chief of Matewan, and others in West Virginia. He would be killed in a shootout later that year. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:02

$42.00
176763

JOHN PHILIP SOUSA "The March King" Music Composer Conductor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536449427

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1932 * John Philip Sousa death (1st report) * American composer and conductor * "The March King" - military marches The front page has a one column heading: "JOHN PHILIP SOUSA, BAND LEADER, DIES IN HOTEL AT READING" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:01

$44.00
176762

NEW YORK RANGERS Wins NHL Stanley Cup Hockey Championship Title 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841667822

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, April 14, 1940 * New York Rangers - NHL Hockey * Wins Stanley Cup title * Best title to be had ? The front page of this section has a one column heading: "RANGERS TOP LEAFS IN OVERTIME BY 3-2 TO WIN STANLEY CUP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the New York Rangers winning the 1939-40 Stanley Cup by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Be the envy of your fellow Rangers fan buddies with this original issue from the early days of hockey. Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear the margins, generally in very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:01

$40.00
176761

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536448401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Page 4 has a letter noting: "...urging the Councils of the State to give up to French & Congressional ambition the independence of American, and with it our best resources of commerce, wealth, and naval strength...For the wise maxims...of that Court...are 'that the independence of America must prove the annihilation of the marine power of England, which, having no longer any colonies, can in a little time have no marine...". This is followed by a: "Letter from Monsieur DePortail, a French officer in the Service of America...dated at Washington's Camp at White Marsh, Twelve Miles from Philadelphia" dated Nov. 12, 1778 (see). One-third o... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:01

$57.00
176760

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 8, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion An inside page has most of the first column taken up with content concerning: "American News" including reports on Shays' Rebellion: "...The insurgents, we are informed, in several towns in the counties of Berkshire, Hampshire & Worcester, are rallying by orders form their principal leader Capt. Shays..." with more, and a letter from Springfield includes: "About 250 of Capt. Shays's party are at West Springfield...Shays's guard at West Springfield...were so very inconsiderate as to stab two men..." and more. Also a report from New York (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$42.00
176759

Best FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun * Best title to be had ? very rare The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "M'ERLANE, GANG KILLER, IS DEAD OF PNEUMONIA" with subhead and two related photos. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangste... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$88.00
176758

EVANGELINE BOOTH Becomes First Woman General of SALVATION ARMY 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 4, 1934 * Evangeline Booth - British theologist * 1st Woman General of Salvation Army The front page has a one column heading: "EVANGELINE BOOTH IS SALVATION CHIEF" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Booth becoming the 1st Woman General of the Salvation Army. Article continues inside with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of thes... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 14:59

$52.00
176757

Nathan LEOPOLD and Richard LOEB Plead Guilty BOBOY FRANKS Murder 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841665893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., July 21, 1924 * Bobby Franks murder * Nathan Leopold & Richard Leob * Both plead guilty The front page has a nice banner headline: "LEOPOLD AND LOEB PLEAD GUILTY TO MURDER" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 14:59

$44.00
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