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174305

1814 BATTLE OF CHIPPAWA Niagara Falls River Ontario Canada War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392354610237

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 27, 1814 * Battle of Chippawa * Invasion of Upper Canada * Niagara Falls - Ontario * War of 1812 The front page begins with a full column: "Dispatch From Major-General Brown to the Secretary of War" which is his official report on the Battle of Chippawa Falls near Niagara. This was a notable victory for the Americans despite being outnumbered by the British. Page 2 has a report headed: "Capture of Eastport" plus there are other tidbits on the War of 1812 inside as well. Four pages, an archival repair at the spine, generally nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:39

$48.00
174304

GENE TUNNEY Last Heavyweight BOXING Match Title Champion Fight 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721413675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1928 * Gene Tunney defeats Tom Heeney * World's heavyweight boxing title * Last fight before retirement (3 days later) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TUNNEY SCORES KNOCKOUT OVER HEENEY IN ELEVENTH; ONLY 50,000 SEE THE BATTLE" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section with headlines, photos and round by round description. Loads of text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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 rem... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:38

$55.00
174303

DONN FENDLER Rye NY Boy Lost in Maine Mountains Woods MISSING 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721413158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1939 * Donn Fendler goes missing * Mount Katahdin in Maine * Rye, New York 12 year old boy Page 21 has a two column heading: "Rye Boy, 12, Is Lost on Mount Katahdin, Me.; Parents Aid Parties Searching the Slopes" First report coverage on Donn Fendler going missing in the mountains of Maine. 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 40 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 subscrip... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:37

$55.00
174302

LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR Pittsburgh PA Nursing Home FIRE 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392354608668

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1931 * Little Sisters of the Poor * Nursing home fire disaster * Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania The front page has one column headings that include: "30 DEAD, 20 MISSING IN PITTSBURGH FIRE AT HOME FOR AGED" "Flames Swiftly Envelop Old Building of Little Sisters of the Poor, Housing 250" "INMATES LEAP INTO NETS" and more. (see) First report coverage on the fire disaster at the Little Sisters of the Poor home for the aged in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this famous New York City publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:37

$38.00
174300

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Alabama Blacks African Americans Rape Case FREED 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392354606270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 25, 1937 * Scottsboro Boys let go * Charges dropped for 4 * Blacks rape case Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Court Action Frees Four Of Scottsboro defendants" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40+ pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:35

$48.00
174299

1678 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 338 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721408712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 25, 1678 * 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 fra... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:34

$47.00
174297

Early BALLOONING Aeronaut Jean-Pierre Blanchard Aerial Flights 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392354604158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 25, 1795 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * Early ballooning The ftpg. begins with an ad for: "Mr. Blanchard's 46th Ascension" for raising funds for: "...a magnificent ascension to the clouds by the Aeronaut Blanchard..." with considerable detail including: "Description of the Operations". Jean-Pierre Blanchard was an early pioneer in balloon flights (see the web for more on hin). Half of the ftpg. is on: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted" being the controversial Jay Treaty. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:33

$48.00
174296

State of GEORGIA End of Slavery Slaves 1865 NYC Reconstruction Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721406787

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1865 * Georgia no longer a slave state * Post civil war reconstruction era The entire front page of features the coverage of "HARVARD" "Culmination of the Grand Commencement" concluding on the back page. Page two reports "Restoration in Georgia - A Proclamation by Gov. Johnson - Important Speech at Macon - Slavery Utterly Extinguished". Also on page five is a nice baseball game report including the box score. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:33

$48.00
174295

CHAPPAQUIDDICK ACCIDENT Mary Jo Kopechne & Senator Ted Kennedy 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392354602587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 25, 1969 * Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne * Chappaquiddick Island incident The front page has a six column headline: "KENNEDY FACES TRIAL, POSSIBLE PRISON TERM" with subhead. (see) Nice to have coverage from a Massachusetts publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with reporting on the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Complete with all 44 pages, minor right margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:32

$55.00
174269

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island TRAIN Robbery1881 Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721134386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 24, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James gang hunted * Rock Island Railroad train robbery the top of pg. 2 has column heads: "THE TRAIN ROBBERS" "Jesse James and His Gang Seen Near Lexington, Mo." "A Party of Government Employees Give Chase, but to No Purpose...". See the photos for the full report. Sixteen pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:46

$78.00
174268

TELSTAR 1st Communication Satellite Live TELEVISION Ocean Signal 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721130133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 24, 1962 * Telstar communication satellite * Very 1st Transatlantic live television The front page has a four column heading: "TV Links Old World and New" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st publicly live transatlantic television signal via satellite. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Telstar 1 relayed its first, and non-public, television pictures—a flag outside Andover Earth Station—to Pleumeur-Bodou on July 11, 1962. Almost two weeks later, on July 23, at 3:00 p.m. EDT, it relayed the first publicly available live transatlantic television signal. The broadcast was made possibl... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:40

$55.00
174267

1ST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas Civil War CONFEDERATE Wilmington 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721129891

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 24, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Rare Confederate title This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). The front page is entirely taken up with ads. War related items are on the inside pages including items headed: "Last Sunday's Fight" which is on the Battle of Manassas, or Bull Run; "The North Carolina State Troops" "Army Matters" "The Confederate Loan" "Congress" as well as an: "Important Letter from President Davis which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This lengthy letter--taking most of a column--concerning the relations among the various Confederate States, public property... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:40

$138.00
174266

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721129625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 24, 1878 * Death of Sam Bass * American train robber & outlaw Looking over the several reports on the death of outlaw Sam Bass we have offered over the last ten years, none have come close to providing the detail & presentation found in this issue. Taking the entire middle column of the front page (and a bit of the next) is a great account headed: "A QUEER FISH" "Bass, the Notorious Bandit and Train Robber" "Born on a Farm, to Perish in the Brush" "The Last Moments of the Dying Desperado" "A Sketch of His Strangely Eventful Career". The report is interesting in that it reads like a novel. With a dateline of Houston, Texas, it begins: "It was the evening of Sat., July 20, 1878. T... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:39

$345.00
174265

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Trial Begins & Alvin Karpis Gang 1935 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721128818

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1935 * Dutch Schultz trial begins * Bandit Alvin Karpis The front page has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ IS JAILED AS HIS TRIAL BEGINS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the start of Arthur 'Dutch Schultz' Flegenheimer's trial for income tax evasion. Text continues on page 2 with photo of Schultz. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Also a two column heading near the bottom of the front page: "'Karpis' Gang Battles Through 4 States; Fights Nebraska Police, Abducts Kansan" Coverage on Alvin Karpis and his gang battling with police and more. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pag... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:37

$48.00
174264

GUNTHER GROENHOFF Germany's Champion Glider Pilot Gliding KILLED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392353992059

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1932 * Gunther Groenhoff killed * Germany's Glider pilot - gliding Near of the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "World's Glider Champion Is Killed by Fall; Groenhoff's Rudder Breaks Off in a Storm" (see) First report coverage on the death of Gunther Groenhoff, German champion glider pilot. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:37

$42.00
174263

MICHAEL LANDON Bonanza & Little House on the Prairie Actor DEATH 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721128673

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 2, 1991 * Michael Landon death (1st report) * Hollywood actor, director & producer * "Bonanza" Little Joe Cartwright * "Little House on the Prairie" Charles Ingalls * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the ftpg. has a brief report announcing: "Actor Michael Landon Dies" with photo (see). A lengthy report on pg. 3 is headed: "Television Actor Michael Landon Dies of Cancer at 54" with a photo of him with his "Bonanza" co-stars. This report carries over to page 23 with yet another photo of him. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry as well as from the city near Malibu, where he died. The complete first section with pages 1-24, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:36

$84.00
174262

PETER SELLERS "The Pink Panther" Movie Film Actor Comedian DEATH 1980 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721128591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 24, 1980 * Peter Sellers death (1st report) * English movie actor comedian singer * "The Pink Panther" film series fame The top of page 5 has a two columnheading: "Actor Peter Sellers, Comic Film Genius, Dies at 54". (See) Coverage carries over to pages 9 & 11 with 2 related photos. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with all 28 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:36

$52.00
174261

Despotism of MORMONS Mormonism Brigham Young as Dictator 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392353991583

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 24, 1867 * Mormons - Mormonism * Brigham Young Page 3 has: "The Mormon Troubles" which takes over half a column. Near the beginning is: "Not by any means for the first time in his remarkable career, Brigham Young is in difficulties & he is meeting them with his usual boldness & sagacity...to excommunicate his antagonists, & Brigham, we must allow, excommunicates with all the promptitude & audacity of a Hildebrand..." and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:35

$44.00
174260

CHAPPAQUIDDICK ACCIDENT Mary Jo Kopechne & Senator Ted Kennedy 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721127575

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 24, 1969 * Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne * Chappaquiddick Island incident The top of the front page has a banner headline: "Was Ted in Shock After Accident?" with subhead. (see) Page 2 has a photo of the car under wraps and related map. (see) Nice to have coverage from a Massachusetts publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with reporting on the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Complete with all 62 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:35

$60.00
174818

1940 SUPERMAN Yr 2 #57 COLOR Comic Strip McClure Syndicate Joe Shuster Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372740434661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COMIC SECTION of the San Francisco Chronicle, December 1, 1940 * Superman (color comic strip) - #57 * 2nd year of publication * Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster This is a second year printing of the "Superman" color comic strip (by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster), which began in limited newspapers (through the McClure Newspaper Syndicate) on November 5, 1939 (a daily, black & white comic began on January 16). The weekly color Superman strip had a story-line continuity which was separate from the daily comic. At its peak the color comic appeared in 90 Sunday papers with a readership of over 90 million. Near the back is Superman strip #57 with the artwork by Joe Shuster. Included is not just the Superman strip by the entire 16... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 15:29

$79.99
174817

1697 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 322 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 372740426307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 23, 1697 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * 17th century original 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 di... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 15:12

$24.99
174804

LOU BROCK St. Louis Cardinals MLB Baseball 3000TH HIT w/ Photo 1979 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372740415353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 14, 1979 * Lou Brock collects his 3,000th hit * St. Louis Cardinal's left fielder * Major League Baseball - MLB The front page of the sport's section has a nice headline: "Lou, Lou, Lou! Brock Gets His 3,000th Hit" (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Brock and list of the players reached this milestone. Complete with all sections (80+ pages) nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 14:47

$47.00
174803

IMMIGRATION ACT OF 1924 Immigrants to America Limited Calvin Coolidge Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372740410263

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska., May 26, 1924 * Immigration Act of 1924 * President Calvin Coolidge * Limiting immigrants into America The front page has a nice banner headline: "COOLIDGE SIGNS JAP BILL" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on President Calvin Coolidge signing he Immigration Act of 1924 into law. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. wikipedia notes: The Immigration Act of 1924 was a United States federal law that limited the annual number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 2% of the number of people from that country who were already living in the United... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 14:32

$49.99
174802

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio PHYSICS Electricity Death FUNERAL 1943 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372740404962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1943 * Nikola Tesla death - funeral * Father of Radio - Physics Pager 24 has one column headlines that include: "2,000 ARE PRESENT AT TESLA FUNERAL" "Cathedral of St. John the Divine Is Scene of Yugoslav State Function for Scientist" "Great In Science Attend" and more. (see) First report coverage on Nikola Tesla's funeral. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 42 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 14:24

$79.99
174801

HOWARD HUGHES Spruce Goose H-4 Hercules Airplane Boat 1ST FLIGHT 1947 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372740404137

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL COUNTY NEWS, Kansas, November 3, 1947 * Aviator Howard Hughes * Hughes H-4 Hercules * The "Spruce Goose" flies for the 1st time The top of the front page has a three column photo with one column heading: "Howard Hughes' 200-Ton Flying Plane Goes Aloft" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on this famous flight. Complete with 4 pages, irregular along the spin, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 23, 2019 14:22

$57.00
174800

Best 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR "Dawn of a New Day" Ends CLOSES 1939 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392385317285

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 1, 1939 * 1939 World's Fair ends - closes * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page has a two column headline: "1939 FAIR CLOSES; SEEN BY 26,000,000; PLANS LAID FOR '40" with subheads. (see photos) More on page 17. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 23, 2019 14:17

$39.99
174799

Rare SHAKERS VILLAGE New Hampshire NH New York 1876 Newspaper Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372740377848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SHAKER, Shakers, New York, and Shaker Village, New Hampshire, May, 1876 A monthly publication "Published By The United Societies" for folks in the Shaker community, quite famous today for the style of furniture they produced. This issue has much religious-related content including "According to Beecher" "Religious Test" "Social Beauties of Shaker Communism" and much more. Eight pages plus the original green, outer wrapper, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 13:27

$27.00
174798

WAR OF THE WORLDS Orson Welles MARS Martians Invasion RADIO Panic 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372740375171

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Oct. 31, 1938 * War of the Worlds - Orson Welles * Radio broadcast causes panic (1st report) * Mars invasion - martians Perhaps the best issue we've offered on the famous radio broadcast of the "War of the Words" delivered by Orson Wells, thought by thousands to be real. The banner headline above the masthead: "PANIC SWEEPS U.S. AS RADIO STAGES MARS RAID" with a subhead: "Dramatized War Believed Real by Thousands". The report carries over to page 2. Complete in 22 pages, some repair work to the upper right of the front leaf because of prior loss, two red stamp at upper right as well. Small binding holes at the blank spine margin.

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Ends August 23, 2019 13:23

$299.99
174797

Best WILLIAM H. HARRISON President Death Funeral 1841 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372740229129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 9, 1841 * President William H. Harrison * Washington D.C. death - funeral All four pages has wide, black "mourning" rules around the perimeter for the death of President William Henry Harrison. Nearly half of page 2 is taken up with many "...evidences of public sentiment..." for the death of Harrison, containing many reports about his death. Page 3 begins with a very lengthy account headed: "The Funeral" which begins: "When, but four weeks since, it was our welcome task to lay before our readers a sketch of the joyous scenes which marked the inauguration of a beloved Chief Magistrate, how little did we--alas! how little did any one--anticipate that our columns ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 09:04

$139.99
174796

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Call for Troops Proclamation 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392384945576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 31, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln proclamation * Call for more Civil War troops Page 4 has close to half a column taken up with: "A Proclamation - Call For 300,000 Men" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Page 54 begins with: "General Sherman" which begins: "On Thursday Dec. 22, our forces under Gen. Sherman occupied Savannah, captured 150 heavy guns, 800 prisoners...Gen. Hardee, anticipating the contemplated assault, escaped with the main body of his infantry..." with more on the capture of Savannah. Other reports including: "Capture of Fort McAllister" "The March of Gen. Davidson" "President Lincoln" "and much more on the Civil War. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, some fo... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 09:00

$34.99
174795

BATTLE OF LYS Spring Offensive in Flanders WWI 1918 Old World War I Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392384943371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COURIER-JOURNAL, Louisville, Kentucky, April 19, 1918 * Battle of the Lys (1918) * Fourth Battle of Ypres * Spring Offensive - WWI The ftpg. has a nice banner headline on World War I: "VIOLENT HUN ATTACKS FAIL" with column heads: "New Assault Delivered On 10 Mile Line" "Foe is Making Attempt To Cross La Bassee Canal & Capture Bethune" "Von Capelle Insists 'Sub' War Success" "Construction of U-boats Exceeds Losses & Effectiveness Increased" and much more. Also a ftpg. photo from the war headed: "British Gunners, Stripped To Waist, Pour Death On The German Hordes". More inside including a large photo of Major General Hunter Liggett. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:56

$34.99
174794

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral New York City PROCESSION 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372740222754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 26, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession * New York City - Black mourning borders Close to half of the first column on the front page is taken up with headlines--using type larger than typically found--reporting on the funeral of President Abraham Lincoln. Some of the heads include: "OBSEQUIES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN" "Universal Sorrow" "The Most Sublime & Solemn Funeral in History" "Scenes & Incidents" and more. The entire front page is taken up with reports of the funeral proceedings in New York City. More related reporting on inside pages, including additional one column heads, plus much on the closing events of the Civil War as well. Most of the back page is taken up with funeral reports... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:48

$67.00
174793

BENJAMIN HARRISON Presidential Election Elected Republican WIN 1888 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392384921600

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Nov. 7, 1888 * Presidential election The top of the front page has column heads announcing the election of Benjamin Harrison as President of the United States: "HARRISON ELECTED" "Democrats Concede It Unreservedly" "Some Votes To Spare" "Indiana Returns More Favorable for Republicans" "Michigan Still I Line" and more. Similar heads begin page 2 and 12: "HARRISON ELECTED" "Republican Victory in New York" 'Doubt About the Result In A Few States" and more., with vote returns taking most of pages 2 & 3. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:45

$44.99
174792

DEAD RABBITS RIOT Bowery Boys New York City GANGS OF War 1857 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372740219839

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 8, 1857 * Dead Rabbits vs. Bowery Boys - riot * New York City civil disturbance Page 3 has a report of what is known as the "Dead Rabbits Riot" in New York City, as seen in the photos. This was a two-day civil disturbance resulting from what was originally a small-scale street fight between members of the Dead Rabbits and the Bowery Boys into a citywide gang war which occurred July 4–5. Taking advantage of the disorganized state of the city's police force the fighting spiraled into widespread looting and damage of property by gangsters and other criminals from all parts of the city. It is estimated that between 800 and 1,000 gang members took part in the riots, along ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:40

$27.00
174239

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION 1st Stage Taking Effect BEER Liquor 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720260745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, June 30, 1919 * War-time prohibition taking effect (eve) The ftpg. has a report concerning what essentially was an early Prohibition., as Massachusetts would go "dry" on July 1. Column heads including: "PREPARING FOR DROUGHT" "Thousands Throng Bottled Liquor Establishments" "Buy Heavily Under the Shadow of Prohibition" "Orders Must Be Delivered Before Midnight" "Saloons Expect to Have Rush This Evening" "Rumor of 'Wild Night' In Hotels Brings Warning" and more. On November 18, 1918, prior to ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment, the U.S. Congress passed the temporary Wartime Prohibition Act, which banned the sale of alcoholic beverages having an alcohol content of greater than 1.28%. This ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:38

$35.00
174236

Historic CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Butler Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720258412

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1862 * Capture of New Orleans, Louisiana * General Benjamin Butler This issue reports one of the more significant events of the Civil War: the capture of New Orleans, the Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi. With this important event the northern forces were well on their way towards controlling the very strategic Mississippi River corridor. The first column headlines include: "NEW ORLEANS OURS!" "Acknowledgment of its Capture by the Rebels" "Fort Jackson Passed by Our Forces on Thursday Morning" "Great Excitement in the City" "Strict Martial Law at once Proclaimed" "Last Gasp of the Rebel Telegraph Operator" and more. Plus, the front page features a very nice & detailed map headed... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:33

$94.00
174235

Very Rare SPARTANBURG SC Battle of Bull Run CONFEDERATE 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720258233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, August 8, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Very rare Confederate title A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page has a report headed: "Battle of Manassas" which begins: "There never has been a more complete victory won on the Continent of America than was gained by our gallant "rebels" on Sunday last...". with much more, taking about a full column of text. Other content includes: "A Conductor a Traitor" "The Black Horse Cavalry" "From Manassas--Our Army" "Interesting From Pensacola" "The Enemy's Blunders" "The Naval Fight" "Proposed Increase of the Army" "Confederate Loan" "A Visit to Arlington Heights" and more. Folio-size, single sheet, very nice condi... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:32

$530.00
174234

MONTE PEARSON No-Hitter & Joe DiMaggio Triples New York Yankees 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720257289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRONICLE SPORTING GREEN sport's section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, August 28, 1938 * Monte Pearson pitches no-hitter * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * Joe DiMaggio 3 triples in a row The top of the front page of this sport's section only has a nice banner headline: "PEARSON HURLS NO HIT TILT FOR YANKS !" The top of page 2 also has a nice banner headline: "MONTE PEARSON HURLS NO-RUN, NO-HIT TILT" with subheads and small related photo. (see) Both headlines nice for display. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 6 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:32

$45.00
174233

WILLIE MAYS Very 1st Career MLB Baseball HIT Home Run NYG Giants 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352609254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Minn., May 29, 1951 * Willie Mays very 1st MLB career hit * New York Giants baseball home run The sport's section (page 15) has a one column heading: "Mays Homer Wasted in 4-1 Defeat" with text that begins with: "Amazin' Willie Mays made his first major league hit a home run..." and box scores. (see) Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally very nice..

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:31

$57.00
174232

ARAB-ISRAELI WAR Battle for Jerusalem Israel ARABS Palestinians 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352607613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, May 19, 1948 * United States, Russia & others recognizing Israel * Arab-Israeli War for liberation beginning * Battle for Jerusalem - Israel The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Arab Units Drive Into Jerusalem, Pierce Jewish Quarter of Old City" with various subheads. (see) The United States & Russia recognized the State of Israel just a few days earlier. Related map is on page 7. Complete with all 16 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:31

$46.00
174231

WASHINGTON REDSKINS Sammy Baugh Win NFL Football TITLE vs. Bears 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352606873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE SPORTING GREEN sport's section ony of the San Francisco Chronicle, December 13, 1937 * Chicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins * NFL football championship title game The front page of this section has a two column heading: "BAUGH PASSES REDS TO TITLE" with subhead. (see) Reporting continues on page 3 with two related photos. First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Washington Redskins and the Chicago Bears. Complete sport's section only with 6 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:30

$44.00
174230

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron SHOT Assassination 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352606328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer shot * Early report as he was not officially dead yet The top of the front page has a two column headline: "SCHULTZ IS SHOT, ONE AIDE KILLED AND 3 WOUNDED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo of Schultz. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning with some chipping at the margins, mainly along the right margin, generally good.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:30

$82.00
174229

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720256176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, Oct.6, 1879 * Very rare Old West title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this is among our last. And it is a volume one issue from the Territory of Arizona as it did not become a state until 1912. A nice assortment of news articles and ads with page 2 having an ad for the famous "Delmonico Restaurant" by "Miss Nellie Cashman" who has some notoriety in Western history (see several web pages on her). Many of the ads throughout the issue have a distinctive "Old West" flavor. Complete in four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:29

$155.00
174227

President GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Southern Tour South Carolina Visit 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720255403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 21, 1791 * President George Washington * Southern tour - South Carolina Page two contains a report headed: "Tour of the President" through the South, with reports of his visits to Charleston & Georgetown, South Carolina. Page 3 has a report headed: "The late Duel" with details. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:27

$52.00
174226

UTAH STATEHOOD Joins the Union Outlaws Polygamy Grover Cleveland 1896 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352602132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, January 4, 1896 * Utah statehood - joins the Union * President Grover Cleveland proclamation * Abandons polygamy The front page of section two has a report of Utah joining the Union with column heads: "UTAH NOW A STATE" "President Signed the Proclamation of Admission Today", it becoming the 45th state in the Union. Mention is made that: "...the constitutional convention, which met in March last, conformed, in its draft of the fundamental law, to the requirement of the act of Congress providing that there shall be absolute religious toleration and prohibition of polygamy...", the latter issue being a stumbling block to statehood previously. Complete in 16 pages, various archival mends at t... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:26

$98.00
174791

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Southern Citizens Desire for it 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392384908945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, April 29, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination - death * Bizarre Southern desire for his death prior Certainly the most notable content is on page 4 with column heads: "The President's Remains" "A Proclamation" signed in type by President Andrew Johnson calling for a day of respect for Abraham Lincoln; "Southern views & Feeling" "Negro Suffrage" "Lee's Surrender" which has much detail and takes over a full column; "Sherman's Announcement". An intriguing item is headed: "The Assassinations Proposed" which cites a report in a Selma, Alabama newspaper: "...If the citizens of the Southern Confederacy will furnish me with the cash, or good securities for the sum of one million dollars... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:26

$49.99
174225

Best Gangster AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Income Tax Evasion Guilty Plea 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352601020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 17, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Income tax evasion guilty plea * Best title to be had (rare) A great and notable headline, particularly for a newspaper from Chicago, home to gangster Al Capone: "CELL TO END CAPONE POWER" with subhead: Chief Of Gangs, At End of Rope, Pleads Guilty" "U.S. Judge Will Pass Sentence June 30." The article begins: "Al Capone yesterday pleaded guilty to 8,000 crimes against the prohibition laws and admitted at the same time that he had failed to share his profits, in the form of income taxes, with Uncle Sam..." with much more. The article carries over to page 2 where are found ore column heads: "Capone Called Last Of Great Gang Monarchs" "Prison for Him Viewed... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:26

$133.00
174224

Best QUARANTINE SPEECH Franklin D. Roosevelt re Aggressor Nations 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352600088

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 6, 1937 * President Franklin D. Roosevelt * Quarantine Speech (1st report) * Best title to be had ? (rare) The front page has great banner headline concerning what is known as F.D.R.'s Quarantine Speech: "EUROPE APPLAUDS ROOSEVELT" with subheads: "Speech On 'War Fears' Stirs Quick Action By League To Curb Japanese" "President in Chicago Says Peace Loving Lands Must Act". With this historic speech Roosevelt suggests an international quarantine of the aggressor nations as an alternative to the political climate of American neutrality and non-intervention that was prevalent at the time. Although not specifically named, the countries implied were Italy, Japan, and Germany. Page 2 has the f... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:26

$87.00
174223

"WILD BILL" HICKOK Old West Folk Hero Gambler Lawman MURDER 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720254958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 13, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero Few events are more legendary from the Old West than the murder of Wild Bill Hickok while playing cards in a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. And unfortunately, not many newspapers of the day reported the event. But here is one. A brief and inconspicuous report on page 7 is headed: "Murder In The Black Hills" with the report reading: "James B. Hickok, alias Wild Bill, known in Kansas and the Territories as a scout of some prominence in former years, was killed in a saloon at Deadwood on the 2nd inst. by one Bill Sutherland, who, in justification of the act, alleges that Hickok killed Sutherland's brother at Fort H... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:25

$455.00
174222

CUSTER MASSACRE Chief Sitting Bull & Jesse James Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720254610

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1876 * The Custer massacre * Battle of Little Big Horn * Chief Sitting Bull autobiography * Jesse James-Younger Gang * Otterville, Missouri train robbery (1st report) This is a great issue on the General Custer massacre, with very nice page 3 column headlines including: "THE SIOUX WAR" "General Terry's Official Report on Custer's Gallant March to Death" "Gibbon's Rescue of Reno" "Danger Threatening from Defection of Friendly Indians" "White Outlaws Lead the Reds" "General Sheridan Thinks the Army Strong Enough to Crush Sitting Bull's Band" and more, along with the official: "General Terry's Report". A great wealth of fine content. Plus more related reports on Custer: "The Results of the Bat... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:24

$177.00
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