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177817

Rare GHOST TOWN White Pine Gunnison County COLORADO Silver Mining 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608536003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WHITE PINE CONE, White Pine, Gunnison County, Colorado, Dec. 4, 1885 * Very rare Old West title * Ghost town - silver mining An interesting newspaper from a fascinating town which went through two boom & bust periods. White Pine began in 1880 as a fledgling mining camp just west of the Continental Divide, boomed in the mid-1880's then went bust by 1893. But in 1930 thru 1944 corporate mining resurrected in White Pine, only to go bust again in 1953, closing down the town for good. "Today only a few people live in White Pine during the summer. Only a creaking of the majestic pines and the aging cabins remind us today that a great mining camp once existed in the shadows of the Continental Divide." This issue is from th... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:13

$147.00
177816

PROHIBITION ENDS New York City BEER Liquor Shortage 1933 NY Times Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891512167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1933 * U.S. Prohibition ends in NYC * Beer - liquor returns The front page has one column headings: "CITY BEER SHORTAGE FEARED BY BREWERS" "New Jobs Put At 50,000" and more. (see) Much more on pages 2 & 3 with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete 1st section only with 32 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:13

$52.00
177815

DINOSAURS FOSSILS Red Gulch Big Horn County Wyoming DISCOVERY 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608535032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, July 29, 1934 * Dinosaurs fossils discovery * Red Gulch, Big Horn County, Wyoming The front page of this section has a one column heading: "DINOSAUR DROVE FOUND IN WYOMING" with subheads. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:12

$42.00
177814

1948 LARRY DOBY 1st African American to Hit HOME RUN in World Series of Baseball


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608534881

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 10, 1948 * Larry Doby becomes 1st African American * Home run in World Series history w/ photos * Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Braves The front page of this section has a banner headline: "INDIANS BEAT BRAVES, 2-1, FOR 3-1 LEAD IN WORLD SERIES" with subheads and three related photos, one showing Larry Doby crossing home plate after hitting run. More on page 7 of this section with another photo of Doby and box scores. First report coverage on game 4 of the World Series in which Larry Doby became the very 1st African American to hit a home run in the October classic. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in very nic... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:12

$67.00
177813

Historic USS Missouri Battleship JAPAN SURRENDERS Signing 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891511674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 2, 1945 * Japan officially surrenders * Douglass MacArthur * USS Missouri signing * World War II is over (V-J) The front page has a great banner headline: "JAPAN SIGNS SURRENDER" with subheads and photo. Nice for display. More inside. Complete 1st section only with pages 1-12, light toning at the folds and margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:11

$92.00
177812

1688 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 331 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891511318

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 21, 1688 * 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 January 26, 2020 10:11

$42.00
177810

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Exterminations HUNGARY & Greece Jews NAZIS 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608533858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1944 * Jewish Holocaust becoming reality to the public * Nazi-occupied Hungary & Greece exterminations Page 3 has a one column head: "HULL AGAIN SCORES NAZI MASSACRES " "Punishment Is Certain for 'Savage Crimes' in Hungary and Greece, He Declares". See photos for coverage on the Nazi atrocities Rare to find such reports in newspapers at this time as the reality of the holocaust was just becoming known. Complete in 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings, nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:10

$58.00
177783

Rare CONFEDERATE Sherman's March to the Sea at SAVANNAH 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889086786

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 19, 1864 * From the capital of the Confederacy * General William T. Sherman * Sherman's March to the Sea * Capture of Savannah close Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has an editorial beginning: "The accounts from Nashville are the statements of the enemy, & must be received with much caution. It is probable that the real facts are somewhat coloured..." with much more. Also: "Latest News From the North" "The Virginia Legislature" "The St. Albans Raiders--Attempt to Re-Arrest them--Important Order from General Dix" and various reports from the: "Confederate Congress". The back page has "The Yankee Congress... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:34

$87.00
177782

SIEGE OF PETERSBURG Robert E. Lee Letter 1864 Civil War CONFEDERATE VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605065882

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 20, 1864 * Siege of Petersburg Va Virginia * Robert E. Lee letter * In a Confederate title One of the more successful newspapers from the Confederacy, and from its capital as well. The front page includes nearly two columns headed: "The War News" which begins: "The news this morning is cheering and encouraging...the enemy made most desperate & repeated assaults on our lines but were driven back in every instance with great slaughter..." with much more. Some of the subheads include: "The Enemy About Suffolk" "Fitzhugh Lee's Fight with Sheridan" "The Enemy's Conduct In Staunton" "From General Lee's Army" and more. Included is a letter of congratulations signed in type: R. E. Lee, General... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:33

$76.00
177781

Confederate 1863 2ND BATTLE OF CHARLESTON HARBOR Morris Island SC South Carolina


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889085838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 8, 1863 * Second Battle of Charleston Harbor * Fort Wagner - Morris Island - South Carolina * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page includes; "Latest From The North" "From Charleston--Evacuation of Morris Island" "From Tennessee" "The Courts" "Latest News From the North--The Situation in Tennessee--Advance of Burnside--Operations Before Charleston--furious Attack to Be Made on Battery Wagner" "From Charleston--Evacuation Of Morris Island--Another Demand for the Surrender Of Fort Sumter--General Beauregard's Reply--Furious Bombardment". The back page contains an editorial beginning: "Morris Island has been evacuated...long & gloriously defended...we are assured i... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:33

$74.00
177780

BATTLE OF WILSON'S CREEK Springfield MO Missouri w/ MAP Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605063826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD--WEEKLY EDITION, New York, Aug. 31, 1861 * Battle of Wilson's Creek w/ map * Springfield MO Missouri The ftpg. features a detailed Civil War map headed: "The Battle-Field On Wilson's Creek, Near Springfield, Mo." with further detail. Also a nice stack of first column heads including: "The Southern Rebellion" "The Rebels Close at hand" "Attacks Upon Federal Pickets" "The Battle in Western Virginia" "The Rebel Loss Heavy" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some loss at very top margin doesn't touch any type.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:33

$44.00
177779

Commander ALEXANDER HAMILTON Founding Father during Quasi-War 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605062804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 9, 1799 * Alexander Hamilton during Quasi-War Page 3 has a report concerning the construction of a light house at Shell Castle and at Cape Hatteras (see). Also reports from New York, Pittsfield, Worcester, Boston and Lexington. The back page has a nice "War Department" notice mention that: "All officers...who are...absent from their commands are required...to report themselves by letter to Major General ALEXANDER HAMILTON..." with a bit more. This is the Alexander Hamilton who served again in the military during the Quasi War. Four pages, some damp staining, generally good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:32

$55.00
177778

ALIEN & SEDITION ACTS re. France Quasi-War President John Adams 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605060754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 15, 1798 * Alien and Sedition Act * President John Adams Most of the ftpg. first column is "The Sedition Act" signed in type by the President: John Adams. This was part of the collective Alien and Sedition Acts, four bills passed in 1798 by the Federalists during an undeclared naval war with France, known as the "Quasi-War". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:31

$138.00
177777

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN w/ Heraldic EAGLE Masthead Engraving 1785 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889084616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONTINENTAL JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Boston, Sept. 1, 1785 * Rare 18th century American title * Nice herald eagle masthead engraving * Death of this publication's publisher Page 3 has a black-bordered notice of the death of Captain John Gill, who founded this newspaper and until about 4 months previous was still the publisher. Four pages, an ink stain at the very top, archival strengthening at the spine, generally good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:31

$225.00
177776

Rare 18th Century BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Jay's Treaty Close 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605056543

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 19, 1795 * Uncommon title * re. Jay's Treaty Page 2 has a: "Letter from Edmund Randolph to the President of the United States". A page 3 item begins: "We have authentic information that in consequence of the expected treaty between Great Britain and America, the garrison's at the Western Posts expected to leave them according to stipulation..." with more on this. The reference is to the controversial Jay Treaty. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:31

$44.00
177775

BATTLE OF MIDWAY United States Navy Official Report 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605052802

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 15, 1942 * Battle of Midway * Official U.S. Navy report * World War II - WWII The top of page 2 has a banner headline "Victory Over Japs at Midway Swings Balance in Pacific to U. S." with subheads and photo of the USS Yorktown crippled by a Japanese bomb. (see) This was the official report from the United States Navy on the famed battle. The battle was actually fought over a month earlier, but the details were just now being released including the news of the USS Yorktown being sunk. Complete with 36 pages, light toning, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:28

$62.00
177774

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1743 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605051193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, July 21, 1744 * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America", this 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. In great condition, 8 pages, 4 3/4 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American periodical from such an early year. Included is a photocopy o... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:27

$110.00
177773

Terrific CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA Civil War Southern MAP 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605050234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 29, 1861 * Confederate States of America Most of the front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "OUR NAVAL & MILITARY OPERATIONS AT A GLANCE--The Coast & Land Line of the Rebellious States--The Union Blockade of the Atlantic & Gulf Coast--The Rebel Batteries on the Mississippi--The Forts on the Southern Line." Plus there are some ftpg. Civil War headlines. More war reporting on the inside pages as well. A terrific issue for display given the huge map. Twelve pages, very minor loss at a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:27

$97.00
177772

THOMAS EDISON Dynamo Electrical Machine Steam Generator PRINTS 1881 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889082297

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 22, 1881 * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Dynamo electric generator machine The front page features an article: "Edison's New Dynamo-Electric Machine" with a half-page illustration of it, plus a quarter page illustration of :"The Edison Lamp". Inside has a wealth of other inventions, improvements & general mechanical & electrical creations. Sixteen pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:26

$65.00
177771

Rare COLONIAL Boston Massachusetts N.E. w/ St. Augustine Florida 1762 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889080743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON NEWS-LETTER AND NEW ENGLAND CHRONICLE, May 13, 1762 * Rare Colonial Massachusetts * St. Augustine, Florida This is a much later issue of America's first successful newspaper, founded in 1704. The top of the ftpg. has a nice recruiting advertisements to enlist soldiers to fight in the on-going French & Indian War: "For Recruiting His Majesty's Regular Forces In AMERICA" All Able-bodied volunteers above the age of 18...who are willing to engage in His Majesty's service..." with further details on what will be paid. Page 3 begins with: "A Description of Augustin" being the Florida city of St. Augustine. Then a letter beginning: "As the Spaniards have thought proper to force us into a war with them, it beh... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:24

$625.00
177770

BATTLE OF COLD HARBOR Ulysses S. Grant Campaign Civil War 1864 Army Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889080559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 10, 1864 * Battle of Cold Harbor - Virginia Among the front page Civil War column heads are: "GRANT ! " "Occasional Skirmishing & Cannonading Along the Lines" "Object of the Recent Flag of Truce" "Removal of the Wounded & Burial of the Dead" "Rebel Accounts of the Battle of Friday Last" "Suspension of Hostilities During the Operations" "General Butler's Department" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:24

$28.00
177769

BATTLE OF SPOTTSYLVANIA Ulysses S. Grant Victory March 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605040738

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 26, 1864 * Ulysses S. Grant - Spotsylvania victory * Resaca Georgia Ga - William T. Sherman Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT!" "Victorious March of the Army of the Potomac" "The South Anna River Reached by Our Troops" "One Thousand More Prisoners Captured" "Sheridan's Expedition" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:23

$28.00
177768

BATTLE OF PLYMOUTH NC & Palatka Florida Evacuation 1864 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605038462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1864 * Battle of Plymouth, North Carolina * Palatka, Florida evacuation Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Interesting From Florida" "Destruction of the Steamer General Hunter by a Torpedo" "Evacuation of Pilatka" "Important From North Carolina" "The Affair at Plymouth" "The Evacuation of the Town" and much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:22

$32.00
177765

CONFEDERATES FAILING Civil War Nearing the End Ulysses S. Grant 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889079319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 23, 1865 * Nearing the end of the American Civil War * Ulysses S. Grant & William T. Sherman * Quarrel between Jefferson Davis and His Congress Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Johnston Flying from the Combined Armies" "Raleigh Said to be Evacuated" "Rebels Reported Falling Back to Hillsboro" "Goldsboro Formally Occupied..." "GRANT" "Sounds of Army Trains Moving Within the Enemy's Lines" and much more. Page 5 has: "A DIVIDED SOUTH" "Quarrel Between Jeff. Davis and His Congress" "An Irrepressible Conflict Between the Legislative & Executive Departments of the Bogus Confederacy" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:20

$31.00
177764

Rare CONFEDERATE 1861 Louisville KY Civil War Newspaper re. Battle of BULL RUN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889076653

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, September 9, 1861 * P.G.T. Beauregard official report * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. Here is an issue of the pro-Confederate "Courier". The front page includes: "Reign of Terror--Military Murders from St. Louis" "Letter from Thos. H. Hays to Capt. J. G. Gorsuch" "Trouble Brewing" "Adams Express and Arms West" "Letter From Frankfort--Gen. Anderson in Frankfort--The Affairs in Southern Kentucky..." "Ou... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:15

$87.00
177762

STAR ATHLETES OF THE YEAR Lou Gehrig Jesse Owens Schmeling PHOTOS 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889076318

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 27, 1936 * Star athletes of the year (1936) photos * Jesse Owens, Lou Gehrig and much more The front page of this section has a banner headline: "RETURN TO THE GOLDEN ERA OF SPORT'S MARKED YEAR; RECORD-SMASHING FEATS WERE UNUSUALLY NUMEROUS" with subheads and photos of the some of the star athletes for that year including Lou Gehrig and Jesse Owens. Much more on the following pages. Loads of text as well. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:14

$38.00
177761

18th century 1729 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605023376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1729 * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for making good the loss occasioned by a sum of money being stolen out of His Majesty's Exchequer...". A decorative document given the displayable title page. Four pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:13

$38.00
177760

Nice JFK JOHN F. KENNEDY Assassination w/ Photos 1963 Torrance Calif. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392603698531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY BREEZE, Torrance, Calif., Nov. 22, 1963 * John F. Kennedy assassination The front page has a nice banner headline: "ASSASSIN'S BULLET KILLS PRESIDENT" with subheads and two related photos. Nice for display. The complete first section only with pages 1-16, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 14:53

$57.00
177759

NEW YORK GIANTS World Series Baseball vs. Boston Red Sox (Game 3) 1912 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372888110481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 10, 1912 * Boston Red Sox * World Series of Baseball (game 3) * New York Giants The top of the front page has a nice three column headline: "GIANTS WIN TWO TO ONE" with inning by inning description and box scores. Nice to have from a town close to Boston. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 23, 2020 14:53

$48.00
177758

KKK Ku Klux Klan Activity in Wayne & Clinton County KENTUCKY 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392603697243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1873 The bottom of the front page has an article headed: "KuKlux In Kentucky" See image for text here. Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 14:52

$30.00
177757

WAYNE COUNTY Seat WAR Centerville & Richmond Indiana 1873 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372888105580

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1873 * Wayne County Seat War * Centerville & Richmond Indiana The front page has an article headed: "Mob Law In Indiana" with subhead. See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 14:51

$38.00
177737

MARSHALLS-GILBERTS RAIDS Midway Prelude USS YORKTOWN Attack 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883991051

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 2, 1942 * Marshalls-Gilberts raids - Pacific Islands * USS Yorktown - Task Force 17 * Post Attack on Pearl Harbor * Prelude to the Battle of Midway The front page has a nice banner headline: "SIX JAP BASES RAIDED BY U. S." with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the Marshall-Gilberts raids by Task Force 17 onboard the USS Yorktown. This was a prelude to the eventual Battle of Midway. Complete with all 32 pages, small library stamp with masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:19

$44.00
177736

TACOMA NARROWS BRIDGE Galloping Gertie Puget Sound Wash. COLLAPSE 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883990971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, November 8, 1940 * Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse (1st report) * Galloping Gertie * Puget Sound - Washington Page F1 (near back) has a photo showing the rather famous Tacoma Narrows bridge collapse in the state of Washington with two others. (see) The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "BRIDGE COLLAPSE IS ATTRIBUTED TO CHANGE IN DESIGN" with subheads. (see) Complete with 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:19

$40.00
177735

Best MARY PICKFORD Hollywood Film Movie Actress Producer DEATH 1979 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598215026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 30, 1979 * Mary Pickford death (1st report) * Canadian-American film movie actress * "America's Sweetheart" "Girl with the Curls" * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has a two column heading: "Mary Pickford IS Dead at 86" which includes four related photos. (see) Known in her prime as "America's Sweetheart"and the "girl with the curls", Pickford was one of the pioneers in early Hollywood. Pickford was one of the most popular actresses of the 1910s and 1920s, earning the nickname "Queen of the Movies". Great to have this report not only in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry, but from the city where she lived & died. The complete first section with pages 1-30, very nice, cl... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:18

$97.00
177734

STATE OF DESERET Mormons Mormonism Latter-Day Saints - SLC Utah 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883990319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 15, 1849 * State of Deseret - Mormons - Mormonism * The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints * Salk Lake City, Utah description Page 3 has: "The State Of Deseret" which is a fine report on the situation of the Mormons at the Great Salt Lake, and very descriptive of the vicinity. It begins: "Five miles from the foot of the mountain lies the 'City of the Great Salt Lake, of nine months' growth...It is laid out in blocks, containing ten acres each, and each block is subdivided into eight lots...Nearly one thousand adobe houses have been built...A mile north of the city is a warm sulphur spring...The weather is delightful..." and more. Four pages, very nice co... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:18

$68.00
177733

Rare ELVIS PRESLEY Musical Film Debut JAILHOUSE ROCK Ad 1957 Memphis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598214045

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, October 24, 1957 * Singer & actor Elvis Presley * "Jailhouse Rock" movie debut ad & review Page 40 has a very interesting advertisement for Elvis Presley's musical drama film, "Jailhouse Rock". This movie debuted in Memphis, Tennessee weeks before it went nationally. This ad is for the day of it's World debut in Memphis. Could this be the earliest ad in a newspaper for this film here ? Of course, this ad can only be found in a Memphis paper making it a very rare item as such. (see) The ad measures 8 x 3 1/2 inches. Also on the same page is a review on the film headed: "A Presley With More Poise Shown in 'Jailhouse Rock'" with small photo of Elvis. (see) Other news, sports and advertiseme... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:17

$78.00
177732

PONZI SCHEME Charles Ponzi Wall Street Stocks Scandal Exposed 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883988691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 10, 1920 * Charles Ponzi finally exposed * Italian swindler and con artist * Wall Street scheme - Stock Market The front page has one column headings that include: "STOP PONZI CHECKS; SAY HE'S BANKRUPT" "Bank Commissioner Declares His Account Is Overtaken--3 Note Holders File Petition" "IS SOLVENT, 'WIZARD' SAYS" and more. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:17

$44.00
177731

Great JIMMY HOFFA Teamsters Labor Union Leader HUNG JURY 1957 Detroit Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883984726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Dec. 20, 1957 * Jimmy Hoffa - hung jury * Teamster's labor union leader The front page has a great banner headline in bold lettering: "HOFFA JURY HUNG" with subheads. First report coverage on Jimmy Hoffa's hung jury on the charge of wire tapping. Nice for display and great to have in a Detroit publication, rare as such. Complete with all 44 pages, small library stamp within masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:16

$68.00
177730

KRISTALLNACHT Night of Broken Glass JEWS Jewish Pogrom HOLOCAUST 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598213199

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, November 10, 1938 * Crystal Night (Kristallnacht) (1st report) * Night of Broken Glass - Persecution of Jews On the eve of Armistice Day, Kate Smith sings Irving Berlin's God Bless America for the first time on her weekly radio show while the papers report the news of what was to become known as Kristallnacht, the "night of broken glass". Nazi troops and sympathizers loot and burn Jewish businesses - the beginning of the horrific Holocaust. This issue contains on the front page the first report on this infamous event with a three column headline: "ANTI-SEMITIC MOBS RIOT THROUGHOUT GERMANY AT KILLING OF NAZI BY JEW" & subheads that include: "BERLIN CROWDS SMASH SHOPS AND FIRE SYNAGOGUES, DEF... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:16

$192.00
177729

CLYDE VAN DUSEN Thoroughbred Racehorse Wins KENTUCKY DERBY Racing 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598212918

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sport's section only, May 19, 1929 * Clyde Van Dusen * Kentucky Derby * Horse racing The front page of this sport's section only has a one column heading: "DERBY WON IN MUD BY CLYDE VAN DUSEN; BLUE LARKSPUR 4TH" with subheads and two related photos. (see) 1st report coverage on Clyde Van Dusen winning the 1929 Kentucky Derby. Other sport's related news of the day. Complete sport's section with 8 pages, rag edition, irregular along the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:15

$46.00
177728

THE GREAT 1929 STOCK MARKET CRASH Wall Street NYC Panic OVER ? 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598212489

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 31, 1929 * Stock market crash of 1929 * Wall Street, New York City One of the front page headlines offers an unfortunately reassuring report from the week of the infamous 1929 stock market crash: "Market Scare Over; Stocks Rebound" with two subheads: "Rush To Buy At Low Prices Taxes Brokers" "Exchanges to Take Two Day Rest". The report carries over to the financial page. As history would prove, the market slump did not end there. The market would reach its low point in 1933, and recovery would not be seen until the end of the 1930's & the beginning of World War II. Complete in 36 pages, in great condition. This is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for insti... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:14

$96.00
177727

Rare BRITISH 18th Century 1734 London England Newspaper w/ Early Virginia Rpt.


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598211988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, Nov. 16, 1734 * Rare 18th century title * Early Virginia report The front page has a somewhat lengthy: "Humble Address of the Council in Assembly, to the Hon. William Gooch Esq., his Majesty's Lt.-Gov. of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia". This is followed by the governor's brief reply. Nice to have American content on the front page of such an early dated newspaper. Single sheet, 9 1/4 by 15 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:14

$47.00
177726

BELMONT STAKES 1st Ever Thoroughbred HORSE RACING Race 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883980901

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 20, 1867 * Belmont Stakes - Jerome Park Racetrack Page 10 contains a seemingly innocuous report but which has great significance in the sport of horse racing: the very first running of the Belmont Stakes. The column heads include: "THE TURF" "The Summer Meeting of the American Jockey Club" "The Jerome Park Races" "Four Fine Races" "Luxemburg, Ruthless, Cleopatra and Virgli the Winners" and more. Within the text, which takes nearly 3 columns, is a subhead: "The Second Race" which begins: "The Belmont stakes, for 3 year olds, one mile and five furlongs...." with a list of the horses, then a review of the race with Ruthless the winner. The text ends with: "...it will rank as one of the best races t... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:13

$73.00
177725

African Explorer DAVID LIVINGSTONE I Presume Henry Morton Stanley 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883980062

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 4, 1872 * Dr. David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley Page 5 has a nearly full column report "Livingstone's Rescue" with subheads "Herald Special Report from London" "Rejoicing and Excitement in England Over the News" "The Herald's Despatches Republished in Full" and more. Page 6 has a nearly full column report: "The Herald and Dr. Livingstone" with subhead: "Comments of the Press on the Latest Despatches". Within the report is the famous quote printed not once but twice: "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?", one follows with "He, smiling, answered 'Yes' ". Complete in ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:10

$138.00
177723

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Visits New York City from Mount Vernon1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598209259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Aug. 27, 1796 * President George Washington Page 3 has a report: "The PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES has just arrived from Mount Vernon. Whether on a visit to this City, or on his sway to the northward, we cannot tell------Thank GOD he can ride in a carriage which is not bullet proof." Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, scattered foxing, good condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:09

$43.00
177722

Best KING JAMES II of England & Queen Mary Coronation 1685 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883979653

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 23-27, 1685 * Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary * Best title to be had - rare as such This is one of the more desirable & historic events of the period, with the entire front page & some of the back page taken up with the coronation of King James II and Queen Mary. The report is datelined April 23 and has a one paragraph preface reading: "This day being the Festival of St. George, the Coronation of their sacred Majesties King James the Second and Queen Mary was performed at Westminster in manner following..." and what follows is the lengthy text on the ceremonies. Given the historic nature of this report the full text is shown in the photos below, portions includ... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:09

$1,250.00
177720

Painter GILBERT STUART President George Washington Portrait 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598208420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 18, 1803 * President George Washington portrait * American painter Gilbert Stuart The back page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuart", noting in part: "...G. Stuart takes this opportunity, likewise, to apprise the public that he has pursued the necessary steps...to protect his works for the future from the illiberal and injurious piracy which has hitherto been committed upon them..." and further on more text concerning a Stuart portrait of Washington as "Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States during the Revolutionary War...". Stuart is widely considered one of America's foremost portraitists. His best known work is the unfinished portrait of Geor... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:08

$26.00
177719

Great WORLD WAR II BEGINS Britain Declares War on Germany Germans 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883979151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Sept. 3, 1939 * World War II begins Great banner headline: "BRITAIN GOES TO WAR" then: "Chamberlain's Proclamation" with the text in banner format (edge to edge). Among the other heads: "Premier Acts As Nazis Ignore Edict On Poland". Related reports & photos on pages 2-10 including a great color map of Europe. The complete issue in great condition, small binding holes at the blank spine. This is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:07

$68.00
177718

African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured and Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883978931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * Abraham Lincoln close to nomination Several nice reports including: "The Captured Slaver Wildfire" "Further Particulars--Names of the Crew and What the Cargo Consisted of...". This was a noted slave ship made more famous by the print of it in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also reports from the Republican National Convention: "The Presidency" "The Chicago Convention" "What is to be the Platform of the Party?" and much more, including a chart of: "The Presidential Aspirants" which includes a then-nearly unknown: "Illinois.....Abraham Lincoln". Also a report from the Pony Express, and "[Black] Free Suffrage Meeting". Twelve pages, a bit ... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:07

$55.00
177717

Rare 1781 State of Connecticut REVOLUTIONARY WAR Military Soldier PAY DOCUMENT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883978767

Fascinating document for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the State Of Connecticut. This document contains two signatures, is dated December 26, 1781 and is written out for "Twenty-five Shillings" Measurement is approx. 4 by 6 inches. Minor wear, nice condition. A terrific item for display and dated just after Cornwallis' surrender. Very rare !

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:06

$120.00
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