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173017

DONALD TRUMP & Model Melania Knauss get MARRIED Wedding Weds 2005 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392298416230

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 23, 2005 * Donald Trump gets married for the 3rd time * Melania Knauss - Slovene-born fashion model The top of page 26 has a three column heading: "Lavish Wedding Bells Ring for Trump" with photo of Melania in a limo. First report coverage here and from probably one of the most liberal cities/counties in America. I'm sure not many of these issues exist because no historic events happened on this day, very rare as such. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2019 15:00

$100.00
174100

Rare CONFEDERATE Post Battle of Gettysburg LEE ESCAPE 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392335906853

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 23, 1863 * Post Battle of Gettysburg * Robert E. Lee's retreat (escape) * General George Meade criticized A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States. The front page has much on the Civil War including items headed: "The News Yesterday" "The Situation In The West" "Advance Of the Enemy Upon Jackson--Sharp Fighting Along the Lines--The Enemy Repulsed--Speech of General Johnston to His Army--Fine Condition of Our Troops--Interesting Incidents" "Appeal From The Governor to the People of Georgia" which reflects upon the defeat at Vicksburg; 'Northern Employees In the Public Offices--Spies, Etc." "Latest From Charleston" and various smaller subheads as well... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:56

$87.00
174099

CONFEDERATE Battle of BULL RUN #2 Manassas VA R.E. Lee Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709994001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 10, 1862 * Second Battle of Bull Run # 2 * From the capital of the Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "From Maryland" which tells of the advance of the Confederate army across the Potomac into Maryland (see photos). Keep in mind this was just one week before the Battle of Antietam in Maryland. The front page also has: "The Northern Press on the Late Battles" being the Second Battle of Bull Run (see photos). There is also: 'The Excitement in the North" "Additional From the North" "The Yankee Account of the Evacuation of Fredericksburg--Destruction of Property--Escape of Negroes..." "The Revolut... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:56

$117.00
174098

NATURAL BORN CITIZENS Aliens Omitted from President & Congress 1799 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709993699

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 16, 1799 * re. Aliens omitted for the presidency - Congress * United States Constitution in the Carolinas Page 3 has an interesting item that reports: "The Legislatures of North Carolina and South Carolina...have both rejected the amendment proposed by the Legislature of this State, to the Constitution of the United States, for excluding Aliens from the Presidency, and from Congress". Other news of the day includes: "Ireland" "Naval Affairs" and more. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:56

$40.00
174097

SURRENDER AT YORKTOWN Lord Charles Cornwallis to George Washington1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392335905675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Feb. 28, 1782 * Lord Charles Cornwallis * General George Washington * Surrender at Yorktown Certainly the most notable content in this issue are the items concerning the surrender of Cornwallis to General Washington at Yorktown, which includes a letter from Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton dated at Yorktown 4 days before his surrender which includes: "...the enemy carried my two advanced redoubts on the left by storm...My situation now becomes very critical. We dare not show a gun to their old batteries...in a bad position and with weakened numbers. The safety of the place is therefore so precarious I cannot recommend that the fleet & army should run any risque in endeavouring to save u... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:55

$533.00
174096

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Close Invasion of Pennsylvania 1863 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709992490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 30, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg very close (eve) * Robert E. Lee's army invasion A fine issue from just one day before the beginning of the Battle of Gettysburg, with first column heads noting: "THE REBEL INVASION" "Advance From Wrightsville" "Private Property Respected" "The Canal Not Interfered With" "Rebels Pouring Into Columbia" "More Railroad Track Torn Up" "No Advance On Harrisburg Yesterday" with various related subheads in the first two columns. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:55

$98.00
174095

Terrific CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA Civil War North South MAP 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709991969

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 10, 1863 * Confederate States of America See the photo for the terrific & huge front page map, taking close to two-thirds of the front page, headed: "THE REBEL CONFEDERACY AS CLAIMED IN 1861 AND AS IT IS NOW" showing how the rebel states have shrunk in two years. If there was ever a definitive map issue from the Civil War this might well be it, as it graphically portrays the progress of the Civil War. Certainly one of the best Yankee newspapers for display we have encountered. The remainder of the front page is taken up with various reports on the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, great condition.

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:54

$245.00
174094

YORKTOWN VA MAP Battle of Williamsburg - New Orleans LA 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709991015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1862 * Siege of Yorktown ends * Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia * New Orleans LA Louisiana The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Defenses Of Yorktown" (see photos). There are nice one column heads also: "The Advance of McClellan's Army" "The Enemy Still In Full Retreat" "The Battle of Williamsburg" "The Operations In The Gulf", "The Capture of New Orleans" "Sewall's Point Evacuated" "The Occupation of Giles Court-House & Darrows" and more. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:54

$50.00
174092

BATTLE OF JACKSON MS Mississippi Falls Captured MAP 1863 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709988856

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 19, 1863 * Battle of Jackson, Mississippi * General Ulysses S. Grant victory * Vicksburg campaign The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "THE SITUATION IN MISSISSIPPI" showing from Mobile to Baton Rouge and north to West Point, Miss. Among the front page column heads are: "The Capture of Jackson, Miss." "The Rebels Twice Defeated" "Battle of Clear Hill" "The Enemy Routed with the Bayonet" "Capture of Port Gibson" "Success In Raising Colored Troops" "The Use the Rebels Put Them To" and much more. War reports inside as well including: "Slaveholding Murder" Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, small repaired hole affects no ftpg. words, spotted foxing, otherwise g... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:51

$38.00
174090

PENSACOLA FL Florida & Nashville TN Tennessee Civil War MAPS 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392335894570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 27, 1861 * Pensacola Florida - Fort Pickens * Nashville, Tennessee - new rebel capital The front page has two maps titled: "THE REPORTED FIGHT AT PENSACOLA" and "THE NEW REBEL CAPITAL", being a detailed view of Nashville & vicinity. Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM THE GULF" "PROBABLE UNION VICTORY" "The Village Of Warrenton" "The Walls of Fort Pickens Reported Breached" "The New Capital of the Rebel Government" "Rebel Accounts from Port Royal" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:49

$59.00
174089

GEORGIA Dalton GA William T. Sherman MAP & Spotsylvania 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392335893412

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House * Battle of Resaca - Dalton GA Georgia * General William T. Sherman The top of the front page features a column-wide map headed: "Scene Of Sherman's Operations" from Calhoun to north of Ringgold. Great column Civil War heads include: "From Sherman's Army" "Great Victory In Georgia" "Dalton In Our Possession" "The Advance on Resaca" "Splendid Pluck of His Troops" "Johnston Leaves In the Night" "The Great Contest" "Grant's Flank Movement" "Furious Rebel Attack" "Lee Hurrying Toward Richmond" and so much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:49

$42.00
174088

BATTLE OF SHILOH Tennessee & Yorktown VA Virginia MAPS 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709345535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 10, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee * Siege of Yorktown VA Virginia - Maps The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "The Position Before Yorktown" with much detail. One column heads on the front page include: "The War For The Union" "Gen. Hunter's Dept." "Emancipation In The District" "From Fortress Monroe" "The Attack Upon Yorktown" "Detention of the Merrimac by the Story" and more. Page 5 has a diagram of: "The Rebel Floating Battery at Island No. 10" with related reports (see). And the back page has three illustrations concerning the Battle of Shiloh, headed: "The Pittsburg Battle-Field" (see). Eight pages, never bound or trimmed, good co... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2019 15:34

$58.00
174087

BATTLE OF MILL SPRINGS Kentucky KY & Colored Soldiers Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392334953837

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 27, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky * Colored soldiers Entire ftpg. is taken up with ads with the Civil War reports on pages 4, 5 & 8. Column heads there include: "The Battle of Mill Spring" "The Rebel Account of Their Defeat" "They Admit Large Losses". Also: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Aid of Colored Union Men" "The Pay of Army Officers" "The Burnside Expedition" "Rebel Reports Exploded" and more. There is also a rather curd column diagram headed: "The Defenses At Columbus". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 10, 2019 15:33

$27.00
174086

HELLEN WILLS MOODY Wins Last Women's Tennis Singles at WIMBLEDON 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709344961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 2, 1938 * Helen Wills Moody wins 8th & last silver salver * The Championships, Wimbledon vs. Helen Jacobs * Nice headline for display The front page has a great banner headline: "MRS. MOODY CRUSHES HELEN JACOBS" with subheads and photo. Nice for display and unusual for such a nice headline being on the front page dealing with sports. Much more in the sport's section. She is known as the first American born Woman to achieve international celebrity as an athlete. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends August 10, 2019 15:33

$47.00
174071

DUMBO Walt Disney MOVIE Opening Day Review & Advertisement 1941 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392333572722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, October 24, 1941 * Dumbo - elephant & mouse * Walt Disney animated cartoon movie * Opening day movie review On page 27 under 'THE SCREEN IN REVIEW" is a three column headline: "Disney's Cartoon, 'Dumbo,' a Fanciful Delight, at Broadway--'You'll Never Get Rich,' With Astaire and Rita Hayworth, at Music Hall--New Film at Palace" which is the very 1st movie review for this Disney classic the day after the premiere showing in New York City's Broadway theater. Complete text can be viewed in the photos below. The 1st time review also has a two column illustration of Dumbo. On the same page is a 7 x 4 inch theater ad for this movie as well. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Com... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2019 15:08

$97.00
174070

Great NEW YORK YANKEES Baseball World Series Champions vs. Giants 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392333562376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Oct. 7, 1937 * New York Yankees vs. Giants * World Series MLB Baseball (game 2) * Lou Gehrig & Joe DiMaggio era The front page has a terrific banner headline: "YANKS BEAT GIANTS AGAIN" with subheads, box scores, scoreboard above the masthead and inning by inning coverage. Great for display. More in the sport's section and nice to have in this uncommon NYC publication. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 09, 2019 15:01

$88.00
174069

Rare VISALIA CA Tulare Co. San Joaquin Valley California Old West 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372708322388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TULARE WEEKLY TIMES, Visalia, California, Sept. 4, 1880 * Rare old West title From this Tulare County city in the agriculturally-rich San Joaquin Valley of Central California. News of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends August 09, 2019 15:00

$33.00
174068

THE WIZARD OF OZ Judy Garland Opeing Day PREMIERE ADVERTISEMENT 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392333560207

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, August 16, 1939 * The Wizard of Oz * Opening day advertisement (eve) * Judy Garland and more The back page has an historic advertisement in early film history. See images for a 13 1/2 x 9 inch ad for the premiere of "The Wizard of Oz" in Boston. This was the day before the opening for this famous movie. Nice graphical appeal with this ad. (see) Boston, along with New York City were one of the first cities to release this film making this ad rare as such. Al on the back page is a photo headed: "The Lady and the Scarecrow" with some text. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, gener... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2019 15:00

$98.00
174067

THE DAY AFTER Lou Gehrig's Farewell Speech NEW YORK YANKEES 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392333559791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 6, 1939 * The day after Gehrig's farewell speech * "Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth" The sport's section (page 20) has an editorial with two column heading: "Gehrig Will Always Be 'Greatest Ever' In McCarthy's Book" with subheads. (see) Text begins with: "To Joe McCarthy, Lou Gehrig always will be the greatest ball player of all time..." (see) Probably only found in a New York City publication, rare as such. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 09, 2019 14:59

$57.00
174066

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1682 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372708321083

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 22, 1682 * 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 August 09, 2019 14:59

$42.00
174065

Best O. J. SIMPSON Ordered to Stand Trial for MURDERS 1995 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372708320099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 9, 1994 * O. J. Simpson murder case * Judge orders him to stand trial * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has a headline: "Judge Cites 'Ample Evidence,' Orders Simpson to Stand Trial" with color photo. Much more on pages 18 & 19. The complete first section only with pages 1-24 of a 184 page newspaper, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2019 14:59

$75.00
174064

NEW YORK GIANTS vs. Yankees Subway World Series of MLB Baseball 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372708319267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Oct. 5, 1936 * New York Yankees vs. Giants * World Series MLB Baseball (game 5) * Lou Gehrig & Joe DiMaggio era The front page has a terrific banner headline: "GIANTS WIN FIFTH GAME" with subheads, box scores, scoreboard above the masthead and inning by inning coverage. Great for display. More in the sport's section and nice to have in this uncommon NYC publication. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small library stamp within the headline (see), small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 09, 2019 14:58

$67.00
174062

Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372708318560

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 12, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World The front page has a great banner headline: "HUGHES PLANE LANDS AT OMSK" with subheads, related map & photo. Nice for display. More on page 3. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 09, 2019 14:56

$72.00
174030

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus Georgia J.E.B. Stuart's Raid 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332401225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 30, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * Rebel General J.E.B. Stuart * Raid on Chambersburg PA Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Among the various reports inside are: "Interesting from New Orleans" "The Recognition of the Confederate States by Europe" "General Review" and more. The best item is on page 3 headed: "Stuart's Official Report of his Expedition into Pennsylvania" which takes nearly 1 1/2 columns and is signed by him in type: J.E.B. Stuart (see for portions). Most of the back page is taken up with the: "Constitution of the State of Georgia, Ratified... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:14

$149.00
174028

REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ New York City Reports GREAT YEAR 1776 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332400083

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 24, 1776 * Revolutionary War Era * Great year to have (1776) * New York City reporting * From The Enemy Page 2 has a: "...Letter from Philadelphia, July 5" which includes in part: "...In contradiction to every report relative to the capture of New York, the public may rest assured that no advices were...received...of any engagement having happened between the Regulars and the Provincials at New York. It is said that the Congress have given orders to the provincial troops in case the British forces should be likely to prove victorious at New York to set fire to that city...The forces under Lord Cornwallis & Gen. Clinton consist of about 3000 men..." with more. An inside page has ... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:12

$77.00
174027

CAPTURE OF NEW YORK Battle of Long Island Revolutionary War1776 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707393096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 7, 1776 * Capture of New York City * American Independence * Great year to have (1776) * Revolutionary War An inside page contains an: "Extract of a Letter from New York" which begins: "We are at length in possession of this city, and I suppose upwards of 5000 inhabitants have remained in it who all behave themselves as yet as become good subjects..." with more (see). This is followed by a "Declaration" to the people of America signed in type by William Howe concerning giving up the cause of independence, with portions reading: "...whether it be more consistent with their honour & happiness to offer up their lives as a sacrifice to the unjust & precarious cause in which they are e... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:12

$117.00
174026

NFL National Football League CREATED Jim Thorpe Named President 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332399524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1920 * NFL created * National Football League * Jim Thorpe named president Page 21 contains a very significant--albeit modestly presented--report on the founding of the NFL, headed: "Thorpe Made President" "Famous Indian Athlete Elected Head Of Pro Football Association". The report is datelined "Canton, Ohio, Sept. 18", & begins: "Jim Thorpe, famous Indian football player, and coach of the Canton Bulldogs, a local professional team, has been chosen head of the American Professional Football Association, the only professional football organization in the country.....". The report concludes with an interesting line: "A decision was reached to refrain from luring players out of college f... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:11

$435.00
174025

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707392779

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 fo... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:11

$290.00
174024

HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin Very 1st FLIGHT to America Lakehurst 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707392315

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, May 8, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin - airship * Very 1st flight to America - North Atlantic * Lakehurst, New Jersey disaster fame The front page has a three column heading: "Hindenburg Is Due at 6 A. M.; 874 Miles from City on Last Leg" with subhead and related photo/map. (see) Coverage on the very 1st flight of the infamous airship to America. More coverage on page 28. Complete in 48 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:09

$56.00
174002

MONTAUK POINT LIGHTHOUSE Long Island New York Begin Construction 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707148281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 13, 1795 * Montauk Point Light * Long Island lighthouse * Construction to begin soon The front page has a series of letters under: "American Vindicated" which include 3 letters signed by the Vice President: John Adams, and also a letter from the Mass. governor: Samuel Adams. Most of a column of the back page is taken up with a document from the Treasury Department: "Proposals will be...For Building a Light House, on Long Island, at Montaak [Montauk] Point in the county of Suffolk and State of New York, of the following Materials, Dimensions and Description." and what follows is the very detailed listing of just how the lighthouse is to be constructed. This is a very historic lighthouse... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:21

$62.00
174001

President GEORGE WASHINGTON & Henry Knox Secretary of War LETTERS 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707147965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1791 * President George Washington & more Page 3 has a letter from the President to the Mayor & others in Petersburg, apparently in response to a complimentary letter sent to him, signed in type: G. Washington. Page 2 has a letter of endorsement signed in type: H. Knox. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:21

$84.00
174000

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat v Duke of Wellington 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707147787

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Duke of Wellington defeats Napoleon Over half of page 2 and some of page 3 are taken up with an excellent and historic report headed: "Great Battle In Europe" with the official report from Wellington on his victory over Napoleon Buonaparte at Waterloo, signed by him in type at its conclusion: Wellington. The detailed text includes at the end the list of "British Killed and Wounded". This report is the same as appeared in the very famous "London Gazette Extraordinary" issue of June 22, 1815 which is found rather commonly today as a reprint but very rarely found as a genuine issue. Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:20

$155.00
173999

(20) PROVIDENCE RI Rhode Island Pre Civil War 19th Century 1820 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332105606

Offered are 20 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, 1820 A lot of 20 issues of this newspapers with much news of the day and a wealth of ads, including many illustrated ship ads. Each issue cleanly loose at the spine, some foxing, clear tape on most (to flatten creases), generally good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:20

$52.00
173998

Rare MINIATURE Colorado Springs El Paso County 1892 Short Lived Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332104894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDGEWOOD SUN, Colorado Springs, Colorado, February 7, 1892 * Rare title I wouldn't use the term "cute" to describe many newspapers but I think it fits here. Four pages & measuring just 5 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches, it has advertisements, promotional & news tidbits, and various witticisms. A volume one issue of a little paper that lasted for just 2 1/2 years. Toned but in good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:19

$33.00
173997

Very Rare 17th Century PROTESTANT MERCURY London 1682 Newspaper w/ Virginia Rpt.


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707146456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TRUE PROTESTANT MERCURY, London, June 14, 1682 * Very rare title from the 17th century A quite rare title with only 3 or 4 having come into our inventory in the last few decades. This is the last we have at the moment. This is Crane & Kaye #895, and although they list just 4 American institutions having any issues of this title, only one has this specific date we offer. Various news reports from Europe with datelines from Paris, Hague, Cologne, Frankfort and London. One item mentions the colonies: "Letters from Virginia say that the planters in that country have been in an uproar, and in several places have destroyed one another's crops of tobacco by reason the same is scarce of any value, that through the scarcit... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:18

$285.00
173995

14 Best DRED SCOTT CASE Slavery Slaves Supreme Court 1857 Wash. D.C. Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332104065

Offered are 14 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: A terrific lot of 14 issues of the DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., covering the historic Supreme Court decision of the Dred Scott case. The March 7 issue contains at the top of page 3: "Important Decision Of The Supreme Court". It begins: "Washington, March 6 -- The opinion of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case was delivered today by Chief Justice Taney. It was a full & elaborate statement of the views of the Court. They have decided the following all important points:..." followed by the four key points in their decision, including: "1st. [Blacks], whether slaves or free...are not citizens of the United States by the Constitution...". This is followed by the minority decision of Justice Nel... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:16

$6,750.00
173994

Rare REDDING CA Northern California Old West Shasta County 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332103904

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE READING INDEPENDENT, [Redding] California, March 25, 1880 * Rare Old West title This town is located not far south of the Oregon border, situated along the Siskiyou Trail. Redding became a stop on a trade and travel route connecting California's Central Valley and the Pacific Northwest. It was originally named for early California pioneer, Pierson Reading, but then was changed to recognize railroad man Benjamin Redding in 1874. Various news and ads of the day, many of which are illustrated, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor margin tears, inked news agent's stamp at the very top. Good condition. I believe we only have 1 more issue of this rare title in our inventory.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:16

$45.00
173993

Rare BOY SCOUTS Sir Robert Baden-Powell 1924 Magazine w/ Color Cover


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332103765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCOUT, London, March 8, 1924 An early issue of the Boy Scout magazine, and noted in the masthead: "Founded by Sir Robert Baden-Powell" who is credited with founding the Boy Scouts. This was very much the "Boy's Life" of its day, with various articles & stories of interest to boys and scouts. Various illustrations as well. Complete in 24 pages, color front & back covers, 8 1/2 by 12 in., good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:15

$27.00
173992

Rare Politcal Presidental CAMPAIGN Andrew Jackson 1828 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707144721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH--EXTRA, Washington, March 21, 1828 * Rare campaign periodical * Andrew Jackson This was a campaign journal "...devoted exclusively to the Presidential election..." as stated in the masthead. It was published by Duff Green, who had come to Washington to establish a newspaper to promote the candidacy of Andrew Jackson. Mott says, "Green proved to be of the hard-hitting politician type of editor." which could be taken literally as during the publication of the "Extra", Green got involved in a fist-fight in the Capitol. Included is a letter from Jackson from the War of 1812, also: "The Private Integrity of Mr. Adams" & "Mr. Adams Political Integrity - Why Did John Q. Adams Turn Democrat?" Six... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:15

$32.00
173991

Rare GERMAN LANGUAGE St. Louis Missouri Immigrants 1846 Der Lutheraner Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707144621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DER LUTHERANER, St. Louis, Aug. 22, 1846 * Rare title in German An unusual German language newspaper. In the mid-19th century a flood of immigrants from Europe poured into the United States, Germans being the largest ethnic group at the time. Like many immigrants, the Germans wanted to preserve their language and newspapers in their native language. In 1840 there were 40 German-language newspapers in the United States. In 1844 a Lutheran named Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther began publishing "Der Lutheraner". Although published in St. Louis, Missouri, it was written in a small town in Illinois. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 13 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:14

$29.00
173990

Very Rare Colonial VIRGINIA GAZETTE w/ Non-Consumption Agreements 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707144462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, August 25, 1774 * Very rare Colonial Virginia title * 18th century Woman publisher This was one of three separate newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. Of very special note is this newspaper was: "Printed By Clementina Rind" as noted in the masthead, she being one of just a few 18th century female newspaper publishers. As an additional treat the front page begins with a letter signed in type by her: Clementina Rind, concerning the operation of this newspaper. She would die the following month, so issues with her imprint are both rare & desired. The ftpg. also has an interesting letter from a woman concerning the poten... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:14

$5,695.00
173988

JOHN PAUL JONES & Thomas Paine American Revolutionary War 1780 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, August, 1780 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Just for all of us is an article: "On The Advantages & Amusement Derived from Newspapers" which takes nearly 2 pages. Also a great article on the famous naval hero John Paul Jones: "Anecdotes Of Paul Jones" . There are several pages of "Parliamentary History" which includes discussion on the Revolutionary War. One bit includes: "...The people of America...had never thought of independence in the beginning of the contest; they were driven to it by haughty treatment & arbitrary measures...There they had indeed insisted on the exclusive right to tax themselves..." with more. Near the back is: "American Affairs" with news from the Pennsylva... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$56.00
173987

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Defeats HMS SERAPIS and Battle of Stono Ferry


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332102271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, October, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Defeat of the HMS Serapis * Revolutionary War naval * Battle of Stono Ferry - SC Included is a terrific & detailed letter reporting the famous battle involving John Paul Jones and his ship the Bonhomme Richard, prefaced with: "A Letter from Capt. Pearson of His Majesty's ship Serapis..." datelined Oct. 6, 1779 with the letter taking nearly two pages and containing a great amount of detail on this battle. One portion notes: "...when we found her to be an American ship of war called the Bon Homme Richard, of Capt. Paul Jones...on my going on board the Bon Homme Richard I found her in the greatest distress...she was also on fire in two places...they were o... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$148.00
173986

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Election WINNER John Adams 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 * George Washington elected 1st president of U.S. * Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic) Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in the photos, however portions include: "The 4th of March, being the day appointed by the ordinance of Congress for proceedings to commence under the new Federal Constitution, the morning was ushered in by a discharge of 14 cannon...it was found that George Washington, Esq. was unanimously elected President, and John Adams, Esq. with a very few dissidents... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$345.00
173985

MUTINY ON THE HMS BOUNTY Royal Navy Captain William Bligh 1790 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790 * Mutiny on the Bounty * Captain William Bligh Near the back of this issue (starting on page 463) is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty. The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at Sea, which for their Singularity & Importance are worthy to be recorded." which begins: "The first that attracted the public notice was a mutiny on board the Bounty..." with the detailed, carrying over to the next page, with mention of Captain Bligh, Fletcher Christian, & others, with the actual account of the mutiny (see images for details). A f... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:10

$285.00
173983

Rebuilding UNITED STATES CAPITOL Building Benjamin Henry Latrobe 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 3, 1816 * United States Capitol * Rebuilding after War of 1812 * Benjamin Henry Latrobe Inside has a nearly half page article: "Capitol At Washington" which is a letter from Washington concerning the rebuilding of the Capitol after its destruction by fire during the War of 1812. Some fine, descriptive discussion on the work of Benjamin Latrobe, the architect, and the efforts in finding the appropriate marble for various columns, etc. (see). It begins: "Mr. Latrobe has already so repaired the exterior of the capitol that in a few months the effects of the fire will be scarcely visible...". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:09

$33.00
173982

NULLIFICATION CRISIS re. South Carolina w/ Andrew Jackson Message 1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392329503844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE, Washington, D.C., Jan. 18, 1833 * President Andrew Jackson message * Nullification Crisis re. South Carolina An interesting single sheet printed on tissue paper quality newsprint; very thin. Save for a few ads on the back side the entire issue is taken up with the: "MESSAGE Of the President of the United States to both Houses of Congress, transmitting copies of the Ordinance & Other Documents & his Proclamation in Relation to South Carolina", signed at its conclusion: Andrew Jackson. A quite historic document on the Nullification Crisis, which was a political crisis in 1832–33 which involved a confrontation between South Carolina and the federal government. It ensued aft... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2019 15:31

$455.00
173980

CHIANG KAI-SHEK False Death Rpt. Taiwan Republic of China Leader 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392329503649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE, Indiana, Dec. 15, 1936 * Chiang Kai-Shek's (Chiang Chung-cheng) * Flse death report - Xi'an Incident * 25-year leader if the Republic of China * Future President of Taiwan The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "CHIANG SLAIN, CHANG TELLS CHINA" with subhead and photo. First report coverage of the false death of the leader of the Republic of China (1928-1975) and future President of Taiwan during the Xi'an Incident. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the subheads, small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 05, 2019 15:30

$57.00
173979

USS SQUALUS Sailfish United States Navy SUBMARINE Sinking 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392329503433

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, May 23, 1939 * USS Squalus (Sailfish) sinking disaster * Submarine test dive off New Hampshire * Early, same day first report The front page has a great banner headline: "U. S. SUBMARINE SINKS, 62 ABOARD; SISTER 'SUB' IN PHONE CONTACT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends August 05, 2019 15:30

$52.00
173978

FLINT SIT-DOWN STRIKE Michigan General Motors & Labor Union ENDS 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372704904634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, February 11, 1937 * Flint, Michigan sit-down strike ends * United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union * GM General Motors The front page has a great banner headline: "UNION AND G. M. SIGN MOTOR PEACE" with subheads related photo and the terms of peace. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 52 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends August 05, 2019 15:29

$48.00
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