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177873

PRE PEARL HARBOR Japanese Aircraft Attack World War II Tensions 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892647232

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, November 28, 1941. * Pre Pearl Harbor attack on America * Tensions with Japan increasing The front page has a banner headline: "U. S. WON'T YIELD ON CHINA" with subheads. Nice for display. Complete with 42 pages, a few archival mends near the margins, small library stamp within masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:07

$42.00
177872

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609851496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, November 12, 1939 * Nile Kinnick's touchdown upsets Notre Dame * Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "Irish Are Upset by Iowa, 7-6" First report coverage continues on page 3 of this section with with lineups. Complete with 50+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:06

$72.00
177871

PAN AM FLIGHT 103 Lockerbie Scotland Terrorist Airplane Bombing 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609851379

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 21, 1988 * Pan Am Flight 103 * Lockerbie, Scotland * Terrorist bombing * Airplane disaster The front page has a banner headline: "Jetliner Crashes With 258; N.Y.-Bound 747 Falls on Scottish Village After Leaving London" with subhead. (see) A early, same day report before it was known that a bomb was involved. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, great condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:06

$52.00
177870

DEEP SOUTH TORNADO OUTBREAK Alabama Hit Hardest Many Fatalities 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609851160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 23, 1932 * Deep South tornado outbreak * Demopolis, Alabama & more The front page has a great banner headline: "STORM DEATHS IN SOUTH 275" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related photo on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:05

$48.00
177869

MOUNT RUSHMORE National Memorial Black Hills South Dakota COMPLETED 1942 Photo


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609850980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old rotogravure: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION only of the New York Times, Nov. 2, 1942 * Mount Rushmore National Memorial * Black Hills - Keystone, South Dakota * Construction ends on mountainside Page 5 of this section has a photo of Mount Rushmore with heading: "HEROIC HEADS" with text that begins with: "Complete at last, the gigantic heads of Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Lincoln...." (see) The construction ended just 2 days prior of the date of this issue. Complete rotogravure section only with 6 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Peter Norbeck, the US Senator from South Dakota, sponsored the project and secured federal funding. Construction began in 1927, and the presidents' faces were completed ... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:04

$40.00
177868

2nd Ever CROSSWORD PUZZLE w/ 1st Weeks Answers New York Times1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892646159

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1942 * 2nd ever crossword puzzle in this famed title * Answers from the very 1st The magazine section (inside), done in tabloid-size format, has the second crossword puzzle in the history of this famed newspaper. A staple of the Sunday Times for the past 60+ years has been its famous crossword puzzle, and this magazine section has the 2nd ever created (see photos), the first being the Sunday prior. Page 32 of the magazine section contains the crossword puzzle with the answers of the very 1st puzzle which was in the issue Sunday prior. News, sports and advertisements throughout with much on World War II. Complete in 100+ pages, rag edition in nice condition. Note: The magazine... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:04

$58.00
177867

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1861 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609849629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 16, 1861 * Rare antebellum title * Secession ? From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 items include: "The Armament of North Carolina" "Payment of Duties in Seceding States" "Munitions of War" "Letter from General Lane" "Flag Raising! Secession & Southern Rights!!" "Illinois Democratic Convention--Important Resolution on the Crisis" & more. Page 3 has a few war-related items as well including a report from Milledgeville noting in part: "After the passage of the ordinance of Secession, the governor...sent...a threatening resolution...seizing Fort Pulaski & requesting him to hold possession of the same until the relations between Georgia & the Federal Government ha... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:02

$34.00
177866

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892644813

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, June 4, 1942. * Dutch Harbor, Alaska * Japanese airplane attack * Battle of Midway eve The front page has a nice headline: "JAP PLANES SMASH TWICE AT DUTCH HARBOR, ALASKA" with subheads and related map. Nice for display. A full page color map is on the back page. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:02

$72.00
177865

BATTLE OF THE BULGE Close w/ MAP - U.S. Armies Ready 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892644473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1944 * Battle of Bulge to begin * Armies lining up at border * World War II - WWII The front page has a five column headline: "1ST ARMY ATTACKS BELOW DUEREN; 7TH CLOSES IN ON REICH BORDER" with subheads and related map. (see) The initial beginning of the infamous battle would begin in two days. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On December 16 1944, at 5:30 A.M., the Germans began the assault with a massive, 90-minute artillery barrage using 1,600 artillery pieces across an 80 miles (130 km) front on the Allied troops facing the 6th Panzer Army. Th... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:02

$62.00
177864

BILLIE JEAN KING Tennis Star Marilyn Barnett LOVE AFFAIR Case 1981 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892643676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 11, 1981 * Billie Jean King's love affair case * Marilyn Barnett palimony - beach house The front page has a nice banner headline: "Billie Jean Wins House Back" with subhead and two photos. (see) Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:01

$52.00
177861

ALBERT EINSTEIN Theory of Relativity CALTECH & Easton PA Bombing 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609847343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1931 * Professor Albert Einstein * California Institute of Technology * Theory of General Relativity * Robert Andrews Millikan The top of the front page has a two column heading: "California Test Supports Einstein Theory; Light Velocity Is Found to Be Constant" Lengthy text continues inside. Also on the front page is a two column heading: "MAILED BOMB KILLS TWO IN POSTOFFICE AT EASTON; AIMED AT FASCISTS HERE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:59

$52.00
177860

JEFFREY DAHMER Serial Killer Rape Murder Dismemberment ARRESTED 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609846799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 26, 1991 * Jeffrey Dahmer arrested * Serial killer and sex offender * Rape, murder & dismemberment The top of page 4 has a four column heading: "Milwaukee Child Molester May Have Killed 17 People". (see) Coverage on the arrest and realization of Jeffrey Dahmer's killings. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:58

$88.00
177859

United States MARINE CORPS WAR MEMORIAL Iwo Jima Dedication Photo 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892639861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 11, 1954 * United States Marine Corps War Memorial dedication * Battle of Iwo Jima - Mount Suribachi flag raising * Arlington Park Ridge, Virginia The front page has a three column photo with heading: "Iwo Marine Memorial Is Dedicated" (see) More on page 38 with a photo of 3 of the survivors of the famous flag raising on Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima Island. Nice to have in this World famous NYC publication. Sixty-four pages, a cutout on pages 9-10 (unrelated), a little wear along the right margin of few back pages (unrelated), generally very nice.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:58

$78.00
177858

TRUK ISLAND ATTACK Operation Hailstone vs. Japanese 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609845327

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1944 * Operation Hailstone - Truk Island (Chuuk) * World War II - WWII The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "TRUK ATTACKED BY STRONG U. S. SEA-AIR FORCES" with subheads and related map. (see) First report coverage on "Operation Hailstone" which was a massive naval air and surface attack on Truk Island. 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 32 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:54

$57.00
177857

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets NCAA College Football 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609845226

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, November 27, 1932 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame upset * Loads of text w/ two photos The front page of this section has a very nice banner headline: "NOTRE DAME WHIPS ARMY, 21-0, BEFORE 80,000" with subheads. Nice for display. Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3 with two related photos, lineups and stats. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. This was the second season without Knute Rockne on the sidelines after his death. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:54

$47.00
177856

GUGLIELMO MARCONI Short-Wave Radio Telephone CELL PHONE Predicted 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609845110

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, November 27, 1932 * Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi * Short-wave radio telephone service The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "Marconi's New Radio Phone to Give World Cheap Service" (see) Complete 1st section with all 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:54

$47.00
177855

BATTLE OF FORT FISHER Wilmington NC NOrth Carolina Civil War 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892635591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 3, 1865 * Battle of Fort Fisher * Wilmington, North Carolina * Admiral David S. Porter A wealth of front page column heads on the Civil War including: "WILMINGTON" "Admiral Porter Still At It" "He Continues to Shell Fort Fisher Vigorously" "The Gulf" "RICHMOND" "Attack of the Rebels on Our Picket Line" "Latest From New Orleans" and more. This is a four page edition, paginated 1, 4, 5, 8 lacking the advertising pages. Some staining at margins, generally good condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:53

$26.00
177854

NON-IMPORTATION AGRREMENT American Colonies Agreeing re. Goods 1768 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892634175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, June 6, 1768 (currently spelled Gloucester) Page 2 has reports headed: "America" beginning: "Most of the merchants & importers of goods have already subscribed a voluntary engagement to each other that they will not sell on their own accounts or on commissions, nor buy or sell for any person whomsoever, any goods...which shall be shipped from Great Britain after the first day of October next until the act of Parliament imposing duties on paper, glass, etc. be repealed..." with more. Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:52

$57.00
177853

Five 18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1758-1772 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892632497

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated April 18, 1758, June 28, 1764, March 19, 1767, Oct. 17, 1769, & Jan. 21, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches. Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:51

$47.00
177851

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609842878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Oct. 27, 1877 * Wild Old West * Uncommon title From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:51

$58.00
177850

1860 Newspaper ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892631320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Oct. 2, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election. The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." Various news & ads of the day, four pages, large folio size, rejoined at the spine, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:50

$44.00
177849

AMERICAN COLONIES Tensions w/ England Pre-Revolutionary War 1769 Old UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609842578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1769 * Tensions between American Colonies & England The most significant content is a seven page section headed: "Interesting Affairs Relative to America" filled with correspondence about the troubling situation in America. Included is: "Part of a Letter Published in the Maryland Gazette" which begins: "Every new piece of intelligence from England is more alarming than the last...We have little reason to expect a redress of grievances from the present temper & disposition of the British ministry...A people who were once free can hardly be deprived of many of their dearest & most valuable rights...The axe must be paid to the root of liberty & a plan of slavery made consistent in all... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:50

$75.00
177848

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 1st American Diplomat FRANCE French Minister 1782 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609842264

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1782 * Benjamin Franklin * 1st American diplomat to France Most notable is the article which is prefaced with: "The following is said to be the Substance of a Conversation Lately Held by Dr. Franklyn [Franklin] with the French Minister on the Subject of American Affairs; supposed to Contain the Real Sentiments of the American Congress" which takes over a full column. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day. One item begins: "Among the calamities that have attended the American war, none are more to be lamented than the untimely deaths of many brave men, cut off, not in battle or in any honourable service, but by treachery or in the... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:49

$50.00
177847

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON & Charleston SC Revolutionary War 1779 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609842128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, August, 1779 * General George Washington * American Revolutionary War Near the back is a full page headed: "American Affairs" which includes a letter from Vice Admiral Peter Parker on events at Jamaica. Also a report noting: "...The American fort commanded by General McDougal was so strong, being situated in a mountainous & almost inaccessible country...it was doubted if General Clinton would attack it. Washington had taken posts in very strong ground from which he could not be dislodged without great loss & difficulty...General Prevost's retiring to John's Island was that the Polish Count Pulaski had thrown himself with a considerable force into Charles Town [Charleston], which General Lin... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:48

$52.00
177846

SIEGE OF FORT MEIGS William Henry Harrison vs. Tecumseh War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892618889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 29, 1813 * Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio * William Henry Harrison The first two pages are taken up with the: "President's Message" signed in type: James Madison, in which he discusses much about the War of 1812. Over 4 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" which includes a letter signed by: Wm. Henry Harrison concerning the Battle of Fort Meigs against Tecumseh. Several other reports on Fort Meigs as well. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:48

$34.00
177845

JOHN GOTTI Gambino Crime Family MOB BOSS Mafia GUILTY w/ Photos 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892618731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York City, April 3, 1992 * John Gotti guilty verdict (1st report) * Mobster Boss - Gambino crime family This famous tabloid newspaper has a great displayable front page heading and photo concerning mob leader John Gotti's guilty verdict which ended up being his last day of freedom in society. The front page has a great headline: "GONE FELLA" with: "Gotti Goes Down On All Counts" and grainy photo. Nice for display. Much more on the following pages. Complete with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:48

$82.00
177844

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe SLAVERY 1853 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892618588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Oct. 28, 1852 * Harriet Beecher Stowe This newspaper is forever linked to the best-selling novel of the 19th century: "Uncle Tom's Cabin", for the book was originally released as a 40 week serial in this anti-slavery newspaper beginning in June, 1851. It was the newspaper's publisher who encouraged Stowe to produce the work in book form, and it is common consensus that the book had much to do with popularizing sentiment which lead to the Civil War. So it is not surprising that this issue has much content on the book and Harriet Beecher Stowe. The great content takes almost the entire back page, being a concluded series of letters between Harriet Beecher Stow and Rev. Joel Parker. Th... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:47

$136.00
177843

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892617326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of a front page has a three column headline on the famous Scopes "monkey" trial in Dayton, Tenn.: "DARROW SCORES IGNORANCE AND BIGOTRY, SEEKING TO QUASH SCOPES INDICTMENT; STATE ARGUES FOR ITS POLICE POWER" with many subheads. Lengthy coverage continues on page 2. Complete with 44 pages, light even toning, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:45

$45.00
177842

U.S. & Germany Breaks Diplomatic Relations WORLD WAR I W. Wilson 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609840161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, March 2, 1917 * United States close to World War I * President Woodrow Wilson The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICA IS SOLIDIFIED" with many subheads and related illustration. (see) Coverage on the official break of diplomatic relations between United States and Germany. Other news day. Complete with 12 pages, light toning, tiny library label (see), generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:44

$40.00
177841

NOTRE DAME STADIUM Fighting Irish Football OPENS 1st Ever Game in 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609839981

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 4, 1930 * Notre Dame Stadium opening * 1st ever game (day of) - Fighting Irish * NCAA College football - "Touchdown Jesus" fame The sport's section (page 18) has a article headed: "Description of Notre Dame Stadium" with subhead: "New Football Plant, Rectangular in Shape, Will Seat 60,000; Has Military Appearance...." Notre Dame would play their very 1st game here on this day. Complete with 26 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:43

$62.00
177840

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal CAPTURED Arrest 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609839837

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., December 14, 1934 * Albert Fish captured - arrested * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "MAN CONFESSES TO GRACE BUDD MURDER HORROR" with subheads. (see) Very early coverage on Albert Fish admitting the murder of Grace Budd. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:43

$58.00
177839

RUSS COLUMBO Baritone Crooner & Actor Accidentally SHOT & KILLED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609839630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 3, 1934 * Russ Columbo shot and killed * Baritone crooner - violinist - actor The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Russ Columbo Fatally Wounded As Friends Shows Him Old Pistol" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. (see) 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 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 these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:42

$39.00
177838

FRANK J. SPRAGUE "Father of Electric Traction" Inventor DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892615748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1934 * Frank J. Sprague death * "Father of Electric Traction" The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "F. J. SPRAGUE DIES; TRACTION PIONEER" with subhead and photo. (See) First report coverage of the death of Frank J. Sprague, inventor who contributed to the development of the electric motor, railways & elevators. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:42

$47.00
177837

EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY Kodacolor Motion Pictures Advertisement 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609838390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1928 * George Eastman Kodak Company * Color home movies - Rochester NY Page 11 has a full page advertisement for the "Eastman Kodak Company" for the newly recent invention of "KODACOLOR Home Movies in Full Color" (see) News, sports and other 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A few small binding slits along the spine, great condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:39

$42.00
178329

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


eBay Auction Item # 372921050661

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 January 27, 2020 07:37

$299.99
177834

July 8, 1863 Confederate Newspaper - Positive Spin on Gettysburg - Richmond, VA


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891536898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 8, 1863 * Confederate Civil War newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy * Positive confederate view of the Battle of Gettysburg Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. A great issue on the events surrounding the Battle of Gettysburg, with reaction of nearby cities, the retreat & pursuit of the Confederates, reports on the events immediately following Gettysburg, and more. The front page includes: "The Defense of Richmond" "The Army Of The Pamunkey, plus some comments on: "A Correction" and a brief--and early--mention of the fall of Vicksburg: "...a man who had come through the lines that Vicksburg had fallen & that t... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:57

$725.00
178392

HARRY HOUDINI Escape Artist Magician TRICKS w/ SAM LOYD Problem 1927 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372922591966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: "FREE PRESS MAGIC" was a special section of the Detroit Free Press newspaper, August 7, 1927 * Rare Harry Houdini periodical * Problem by Sam Loyd **** The masthead notes: "Founded By Houdini" Interestingly the inside pages are taken up with two comics, one in color. However the front and back pages have various puzzles, games or magic items that are in black ink. The back page has a problem titled: "The Census Man's Problem" by Sam Loyd. It is notable that Harry Houdini died in Detroit the prior year. Four pages, measures 11 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:31

$79.99
177833

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & Water Spouts Doctrine Prints Plates 1788 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891517121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, February, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin on water spouts * Post Revolutionary War era Perhaps the most interesting article is: "Dr. Lindsay on Dr. Franklin's Doctrine of Water-spouts" which comments on Ben Franklin's work (see for portions). This article takes 2 1/2 pages and one of the plates includes prints of various water spouts. An article: "Edict in Favour of America, Issued at Paris" begins: "While the British court are endeavouring in some measure to discourage the American trade, the French are pursuing the quite contrary policy..." with more taking more than a full page. Among other items of interest in this magazine are: "Original Letter on the Salmon Fishery in the Tweed"... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:21

$69.00
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Capture of SAINT EUSTATIUS in Caribbean Islands Revolutionary War 1781 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608539775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, March, 1781 * Islands of the Caribbean * Revolutionary War era The back 3 pages have various correspondence concerning the capture of St. Eustatius, when the British seized the Dutch-owned island in the Caribbean. One of the two plates called for is present. Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches, very nice condition. Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a much more scarce title. The title/contents page features a great engraving of the skyline of London.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:21

$32.00
177831

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Peace Restored ? British General WILLIAM HOWE 1777 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1777 * General William Howe * Revolutionary War * Restoring peace Nearly five pages are taken up with: "Debate in the House of Lords...Relative to the American War" which obviously has much concerning the Revolution, including reference to America declaring itself independent. Another page has a "Proclamation" signed in type by William Howe, from New York, on "...Restoring peace to the colonies..." which is good reading (see for the full text). Near the back is a great & detailed: "Extract of a letter from Howe to Germaine" from New York, talking of battles at Danbury Bound Brook, plus other affairs in the vicinity, taking a full page (see). This is followed by a letter to... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:20

$64.00
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JEW BILL (MARYLAND) Law Passed Jews Religious Freedom 1826 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608539538

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 14, 1826 * Maryland Jew Bill becomes law Under the heading "Maryland" is a very nice, editorialized report acknowledging the very recent approval of the "Jew Bill" which allowed--for the first time--Jews to hold public office in the state of Maryland. The report reads in part: "The affairs of our state begin to have an improving appearance...for the political liberation of persons held in servitude for conscience-sake, has been also passed by the house of delegates 45 to 32, so a late disgraceful part of our constitution is abolished, and Jews are freemen..." with a bit more (see photos). Included also is the list of those who voted "Year" and "Nay" for the change in the co... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:20

$98.00
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Rare SAN DIEGO Outlaw Tiburcio Vásquez Bloody Benders 1875 California Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, March 17, 1875 * Tiburcio Vásquez - California bandido * Bloody Benders - serial killers * Rare Old West title An early newspaper from this now quite famous & large city in Southern California. The entire front page is taken up with ads. Inside has: "Growth of the West" and an interesting article: "Vasquez" "How the Outlaw Views His Fate". This latter article is on the infamous outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez who would be executed in San Jose, Calif. on March 19th. Also, page 3 has a lengthy article: "BENDER" "The Old Man's Story" "His Identity Established Beyond Doubt" "Confession of Old John Bender, the Head of the Family of Cherry Vale (Kansas) Murders". This is a fascinating arti... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:19

$82.00
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TIBURCIO VASQUEZ Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber CAPTURED 1874 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 16, 1874 * Californio bandido * Los Angeles outlaw On the front page in the second column below the fold is rather inconspicuous report under "Crime" that is headed: "The Capture Of The Bandit Vasquez And Two Of His Gang--Vasquez Not Seriously Wounded." The report, datelined "San Francisco, May 15", reads, in part: "The accounts of the capture of Vasquez...differ. The most reliable statement is that he was surprised while at dinner, with his weapons in another room. He received seven wounds in his attempt to escape....There is great excitement at Los Angeles. The jail is guarded by a strong force of men to prevent the escape or lynching of the prisoner..." plus a few details about the reward m... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:18

$55.00
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WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC White Star Line Ocean Liner Steamer 1873 NYC Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1873 * Wreck of the RMS Atlantic (1st report) * Ocean Steamer - North American coast Over half of the front page contains the first report of this infamous marine disaster off the coast of Nova Scotia. The wreck of the ocean steamer Atlantic on a rock, about fifty yards from Meagher's Island, in the County of Halifax on the 1st April, 1873, will long be remembered as one of the most disastrous wrecks on the North American coast. Not only was the vessel and nearly all the cargo a total loss, but 545 people died, many with scarcely a moment's warning. See the photos for portions of the report. Twelve pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:17

$61.00
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Rare ALTURAS Modoc County Pit River CALIFORNIA Old West 1879 Original Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MODOC INDEPENDENT, Alturas, California, Dec. 27, 1879 * Rare Old West title A rare title from the Old West in California. This is the last issue of this title that we have in our inventory, with a variety of local and national news with a large number of advertisements. Four pages, 14 by 21 inches, a stray red pencil mark on the front page and a news agent's stamp in the masthead, otherwise in a good condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:16

$53.00
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MILITARY SUPPORT Appropriations & More Acts President JOHN ADAMS 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608536838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 2, 1799 * Military support act * President John Adams The front page has: "An ACT making appropriations for the support of the military establishment, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine...", signed in script type: John Adams. There is also: "An ACT vesting the power of retaliation, in certain cases, in the President of the United States...", also signed in script type: John Adams. Page 2 has an interesting report: "Gen. Dearborn of Massachusetts, arrived a few days ago at Shell Castle, with the frames of the Light-House, which the care of the Federal Government has undertaken to direct Cape Hatteras, and the Beacon which was to be placed at Shell-Castle..." with ... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:15

$56.00
177821

Very Early UNION JACK Flag of the United Kingdom DESCRIPTION 1674 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608536683

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 28, 1674 * Very early Union Jack Flag description More than half of the front page is taken up with a notable Proclamation by the King of England concerning use and description of the British flag, and is one of the earliest printed references to the term "Union Jack" for the flag (is it the earliest??). The Proclamation is a result of merchant ships using flags very similar to the British flag, yet slightly different, noting: "...to evade the punishment due for the same, bear Jacks in shape and mixture of colours so little different from those of His Majesty as not to be without difficulty distinguished therefrom...by this His Royal Proclamation strictly to charge and command all his... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:15

$255.00
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BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND NYC & Benjamin Franklin Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 7, 1776 * Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn * Benjamin Franklin & John Hancock * American Revolutionary War 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. One-third of the front page & nearly half of page 2 are taken up with An ORDINANCE for the Appointment of Justices of the Peace for the State of Pennsylvania" which is signed in type by its President: B. Franklin. This is followed by a document from Congress concerning the purchase of gun powder, signed in type by its President: John Hancock. Page 2 also has two depositions concerning a battle with the C... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:14

$775.00
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SIR EDMUND ANDROS Dominion of New England Governor Boston Arrival 1686 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 14, 1686 The back page has the historic report of governor Edmund Andros' arrival in Boston to begin his leadership of the Dominion of New England. Datelined: "Boston in New-England, Dec. 27" the report notes in part: "The 20th instant arrived here Sir Edmund Andros, his Majesties Governor in chief of New-England..." with a bit more (see). Within 3 years he would be overthrown once King James II had left the throne in England. A single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:14

$166.00
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Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608536295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, June 6, 1768 * Pre American Revolutionary War tensions Under reports from London is: "...Letters from Boston, New England, mention that the late public spirit for establishing new manufactures was greatly subsided, the adventurers having met with nothing but disappointments in procuring materials, scarcity of money, & high price of wages." Elsewhere is: "...some dispatches said to be of importance were sent away...to be put on board the packet boat bond for New York, for Major General Gage, commander in chief of his Majesty's forces in North America...Letters from Boston & Philadelphia mention that house rent had fallen in those cities...occasioned by the decay of trade & great scarci... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:13

$197.00
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