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182927

General BENJAMIN BUTLER & the Women of New Orleans 1862 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867673808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1862 * General Benjamin Butler * Women of New Orleans The front page is filled with various Civil War reports including some one column heads: "From Gen. M'Clellan's Army" "The Step in Advance Toward Richmond" "Gallantry of Our Troops" "Camp of the Rebels Occupied by Hooker's Men" "Corps of Gens. Fremont, Banks and McDowell Combined" "The Shenandoah Valley" "News From Memphis" and more. The prime content is the interesting front page text headed: "The Women and Gen. Butler" with items from Southern newspapers concerning the reaction to the very controversial address Butler made the previous month to the women of New Orleans, essentially considering them prostitutes and stating they would be t... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:14

$41.00
182926

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA Court House Robert E. Lee EVE MAP1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867673234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 7, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania (EVE) * Robert E. Lee & large map Most of the front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE SCENE OF THE IMPENDING CONFLICT. Virginia from Fredericksburg to Richmond--The Fords, Rivers, Railroads, Turnpikes, etc. between Our Army & the Rebel Capital." Half of the first column is taken up with related Civil War heads including: "The Advance of the Army" "The Battlefield of Chancellorsville Passed" "Lee Found in Force in Our Front" "Heavy Fighting with Hill, Ewell, and Longstreet" "Our Troops in Glorious Spirits" and much more. A great issue for display. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing, good condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:13

$66.00
182925

BATTLE OF HANOVER COURT HOUSE Slash Church Virginia MAP 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867672108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 29, 1862 * Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia w/ map The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia" which shows from Harper's Ferry to Norfolk. Among the one column heads on the front page are: "The Battle at Hanover Court House" "Complete Rout of the Enemy" "His Loss Estimated at 1000" "From Gen. Halleck's Army" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:12

$48.00
182924

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route White House w/ Speeches 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109889800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 23, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House w/ speeches The top of page 4 has some interesting column heads: "No Compromise!" "No Concessions To Traitors!" "The Constitution as it is." plus the printing of the "Mottoes For The Day" signed in type by: Abraham Lincoln. Page 5 has: "The President Elect En route" with two columns of text on his route through Philadelphia, Elizabethtown, Lancaster, Harrisburg, and Baltimore. Included are several speeches made by Lincoln. There is also: "Departure of Vice-President Hamlin". Page 6 has: "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "What Will the Compromisers Recommend?--What Will Mr. Lincoln's Administration Do?--Anxieties and Uncertaintie... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:11

$54.00
182923

OPENING WEEK 1st Troops Called Post Fort Sumter Attack 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867671566

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1861 * Opening week of the Civil War * Post Fort Sumter attack * Troops gathering Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR" "Extraordinary Enthusiasm Throughout the County" "Alacrity in Obeying the President's Call to Arms" "30 Men Killed at Fort Moultrie During the Battle" "Expected Secession of Virginia" and more. Some very nice content from the first week of the Civil War. Eight pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:11

$32.00
182922

CSS MANASSAS 1st Ironclad Ship of Confederacy w/ Print 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109886515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1862 * CSS Manassas ironclad ship War reports are found on pages 4 & 5 with column heads including: "The War For The Union" 'The Abolition of Slavery in the District" "The Confiscation Bill" "The Rebel Blockade Run" "The Latest About the Merrimac" "Rebel Force on the Peninsula" "The Advance Upon Yorktown" and much more. Page 6 has a print of: "Hollins's Gunboat the 'Manassas' or 'Turtle' " with very descriptive text. This was the first ironclad built for the Confederacy. More war reporting on the back page as well. Eight pages, some printing creases on the back page, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:11

$37.00
182921

MONITOR VS. MERRIMAC Battle of Hampton Roads Civil War IRONCLADS 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867670827

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 15, 1862 * Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia * Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia) * Civil War ironclads Page 5 contains some nice one column heads on the Civil War: "The Damages To The Merrimac," "The Condition of the Minnesota," "The Merrimac Hemmed In," "The War In the South-West," "New Madrid Is Ours," "The Place Evacuated," "Skirmish With the Rebel Gunboats" and more. The back page has a nice map headed: "The Position at New Madrid" which shows portions of Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:10

$34.00
182920

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867670493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 10, 1768 (currently spelled Gloucester) The ftpg. has one-third of a column headed: "America" which includes news items from Newport, Boston, and Virginia. One item notes in part: "that the pension granted to his Honour the L.G. to be paid out of the revenue now raising in America but virtue of the Acts of Parliament so much complained of in every colony...". Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:10

$37.00
182919

Boston MASSACHUSETTS STATE HOUSE Beacon Hill Cornerstone Laid 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109880964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 4, 1795 * Massachusetts State House's cornerstone laid Page 2 contains a nice editorial headed: "The Treaty" referring to the controversial Jay Treaty, which had recently been approved by the Senate. It begins: "The ratification of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation between the United States and his Britannic Majesty...must be a source of pleasing sensations...to all sincere lovers of their country. The seeds of dissension which had been so plentifully sown are now removed & instead of irritations, feuds and divisions, there appears a prospect of harmony..." with much more. Also another item headed: "On The Treaty--Authentic" which offers further details. Page 3 has, under "... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:09

$72.00
182918

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed in Script Type 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867669959

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 16, 1796 * President George Washington letters signed in script Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also on pg. 2 is a letter from the French to Washington, with his reply also signed in script type: Go. Washington. This title was one of very few which used script type for the President, which is more decorative. Also a front page letter signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:09

$84.00
182917

(2) John JAY'S TREATY George Washington Lord Grenville 1796 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109880073

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 16 & 19, 1796 * Jay's Treaty - John * George Washington A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents in American history. Taking much of the front page and part of page 2 in the issue of the 16th is part of Jay's Treaty through Article 12. Prefacing the Treaty is a "Proclamation" providing particulars about the conclusion and ratification of the Treaty. Includes word that the treaty was ratified upon the condition that much of the 12th article be suspended and be replaced with an additional article. Text of the treaty concludes in the issue of the 19th taking all of the front... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:08

$248.00
182916

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. Carriage Travel Tax 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109879948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 6, 1796 * President George Washington Taking half the front page & concluding on pg. 2 is the: "Act Laying Duties on Carriages for the Conveyance of Persons..." which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. The front page begins with a detailed ad for: "Josiah Flagg, Surgeon Dentist". Flagg was the first native-born dentist in the United States. Page 2 has a report on the 20th: "Anniversary of Independence". Four pages, bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:08

$79.00
182915

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109879453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SECTION B ONLY of the Los Angeles Times, July 2, 1991 * Michael Landon death (1st report) * Hollywood actor, director & producer * "Bonanza" Little Joe Cartwright * "Little House on the Prairie" Charles Ingalls The top of the front page of this section has a one column heading: "TV Actor Michael Landon Is Dead at 54" with subhead. First report coverage continues on the back page of this section with two related photos. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry as well as from the city near Malibu, where he died. Complete SECTION B ONLY with 12 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:07

$40.00
182914

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets NCAA College Football 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109866193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 5, 1939 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame * NCAA college football * Many games w/ photos The front page of this section has a four column headline: "NOTRE DAME BEATS ARMY, 14-0" with subheads, stats, lineups and related photo. Other sporting news of the day including many other college football games of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition, light crease along the 1st column of the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:04

$38.00
182913

ROSEWOOD MASSACRE Florida BLACKS Race War RIOTS Levy County 1923 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109865358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, January 6, 1923. * Rosewood, Florida black massacre * Florida race war The front page has a brief report under the one column heading: "Posses Seeking Negro Convict In Florida Riot" (see) Also of interest with a one column heading: "Pharaoh Tomb Yields Marvels Of Ancient Art" which is coverage on the recent opening of King Tutankhamun's tomb. Fourteen pages, light toning, a little margin wear, loose along the spine, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: Rosewood was a small community of nearly 350 people, mostly black, in Levy County in central Florida, USA. Today, it is remembered for the Rosewood Massacre of January 1923, in which over several days, white mobs at... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:02

$44.00
182912

MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight TERRELL 1967 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109864807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., February 7, 1967 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * Heavyweight boxing title match fight * Ernie Terrell The top of the front page has a nice headline: "Clay Trims Terrell in Uneven Match" with the actual report being in the sport's section (page 22) under the heading: "Terrell Handed Savage Beating" with photo. (see) Complete with 32 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1967, Ali and Terrell met to end the confusion about who was the legitimate heavyweight champion. Before the bout, Terrell chose to call Ali by his birth name, Cassius Clay, rather than his adopted Muslim name. Ali took offense to this, as he had in a previous fight with Ring Leg... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:01

$52.00
182911

SYRACUSE NY Central Baptist Church Floor Collapse Disaster 1874 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109864393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 25, 1874 * Central Baptist Church disaster * Syracuse, New York floor collapse The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE CHURCH DISASTER" "Heartrending Scene" "A Happy Throne Suddenly Buried in a Struggling Mass" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 full columns with list of the dead and injured. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:01

$35.00
182910

GEORGE A. CUSTER Fort Abraham Lincoln North Dakota SIOUX Indians 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867665078

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 17, 1874 * Pre Black Hills expedition * General George A. Custer * Sioux Indians - Native Americans Page 7 has a brief report from Fort Abraham Lincoln in North Dakota with the small headings: "Sioux On The War Path" "Custer Preparing to Move Against Them-Friendly Indians Eager for Blood and Scalps" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:01

$33.00
182909

MEMORIAL HALL Harvard University Cambridge MA Delta DEDICATION 1874 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867664914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 24, 1874 * Memorial Hall (Harvard University) * Cambridge, Massachusetts dedication The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE COLLEGES" "Dedication of Memorial Hall at Harvard" "Harvard Dedication Day" (see) Text takes up 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:00

$38.00
182908

SS RESOLUTE Hamburg-American Line CRUSIE Around the World 1932 Broadside News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109863966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RESOLUTE OBSERVER, "Published on board during the Cruise Around the World." on the Hamburg-American Line, February 27th, 1932 An interesting broadside issue (printed on the front only) published daily during an 86-day cruise, with tidbits on the trip for that day including mileage, the day's destination, weather, conditions, etc. At this point the ship was "Bound for Penang". An ironic newspaper evidencing how the wealthy "muddled through" the Great Depression. Nice masthead, 9 by 13 inches, nice masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:00

$26.00
182907

WENDELL SCOTT Becomes Only African American to Win NASCAR Race 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867663846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 2, 1963 * Wendell Scott wins NASCAR race * 1st and only African American to do so * Speedway Park, Jacksonville, Florida The sport's section (page 3-C) has a brief report under the one column heading: "Extra Laps Win 100-Mile Race" which is a first report on the only African American to ever win a NASCAR race at it's top level. I assume the brief report here is due to the fact that NASCAR wasn't that popular back then, in fact the New York Times didn't even report it. Complete with all 40+ pages, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Scott began his racing career in local circuits and attained his NASCAR license in around 1953, making him the first... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:59

$67.00
182906

Best King JAMES II OF ENGLAND Death 1st Report 1701 London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109841754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 11, 1701 * James II of England death The back page has an historic report of the death of King James II, the last Catholic monarch of England who was deposed during the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and spend the remainder of his life in exile in France. The report from Paris dated Sept. 17 reads: "The late King fell into a lethargy on the 14th instant, and was thought to be dead, he continued in the same till yesterday, and died between three and four that afternoon." Great to have this content in a London newspaper. The back page also has a maritime report of ships from America: "The King William Galley from Scanderoon, the Leonera from New England, and the Amity from Virginia, are ... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:58

$315.00
182905

(4) President GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams ACTS of Congress Signed1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867661048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 5, 1792 * President George Washington * John Adams - Acts of Congress On the front page under "Laws of the United States" are four "Acts" each signed in script type: Go. Washington. Each act is also signed in type: Jonathan Trumbull, John Adams & TH: Jefferson. One of the acts was for erecting "...a Light-House on Montauk Point in the State of New York..." & another established "...the Compensations of the Doorkeepers of the Senate and House of Representatives in Congress...". Page 2 has a report concerning a statue of Ben Franklin. Four pages, much staining but no loss of readability, some wear at folds, dirtiness to the top quadrant, untrimmed margins.

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:58

$76.00
182904

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109836422

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 28, 1777 * Revolutionary War * Fort Ticonderoga * From The Enemy Inside pages have some content on the Revolutionary War, including items containing: "...the King's arm were near Crown Point; the rebels abandoned the Fort of Ticonderoga & brought their stores over the Lake George...every rebel they found obliged the drivers & every rebel they found to take the oath of allegiance to his Majesty...rebels found the loyalists had abandoned the mountain..." with more. A back page report from Hartford includes: "Gov. Tryon having collected a gang of starved wretches from among the British troops & tories, came over from Long Island..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by ... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:57

$58.00
182903

1777 REVOLUTIONARY WAR Enemy Newspaper General John Burgoyne BENJAMIN FRANKLIN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109819838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 11, 1777 * Great ftpg. Rev. War content * General John Burgoyne * Benjamin Franklin Almost the entire front page is taken up with a terrific item headed: "An Appeal to the Unprejudiced or a Vindication of the Measures of Government with Respect to America" which is a great statement on the need for the Revolutionary War. A nice issue for display as such, as one can get a sense for the feelings of the day from just the front page. Elsewhere is a report from Paris that: "...with respect to the arrival of Dr. Franklin in that city...the King has forbidden his ministers from having any thing to do with the Doctor either directly or indirectly...on pain of disgrace & the King's indigna... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:53

$71.00
182902

1762 NORTH AMERICA Colonies Florida & More MAP French and Indian War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109814856

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE For The Year 1762 * 18th century America map * French and Indian War This "Supplement" issue was printed at the end of the year, which has as its lead article a nice report titled: "General Observations on the Preliminaries of Peace, so far as they Relate to the Continent of North America..." which references the terrific map which comes with this issue. This article takes about 1 1/2 columns. The map has always been among my favorites of the many which appeared in Gentleman's Magazine from the 18th century. It is titled: "An Accurate Map of the British Empire in Nth. America as Settled by the Preliminaries in 1762." referring to the Treaty of Fontainebleau which would lead to ... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:53

$625.00
182901

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letters to General George McClellan 1864 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867651892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 30, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln letters As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The Military Situation" reporting news from the various theaters of the war, and includes: "...Unimportant skirmishing is of almost daily occurrence northeast of Knoxville; and it is rumored that John Morgan, at the head of 5,000 cavalry, is about to make a movement to cut the communications between that city & Chattanooga, or for a raid in Kentucky..." with much more. Among the articles on the inside pages are: "Jack Tar & His Grog" "The Pay of Seamen" "Staff Officers &... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:52

$28.00
182900

Very Rare DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN Jackson MS Confederate 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109805068

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Nov. 14, 1862 * Very rare Confederate publication Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue. Among the articles: "Skirmishing in Desoto" "An Act to Relieve the Army of Disqualified, Disabled and Incompetent Officers" "From Granada" "Deserters" "Gen. Robert E. Lee" "Plans of the Enemy--The Demonstration at Fredericksburg" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:52

$158.00
182899

Great DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE 1st Reported in England 1776 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109802076

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 10, 1776 * Declaration of Independence * First reported in England * New York campaign Of very special significance is the brief--yet significantly historic report: "...informed that the Continental Congress have declared the United Colonies free and independent states." Front page content doesn't get much better than this. Almost all of the ftpg. is taken up with reports on the Battle for New York, with over a column being: "Extracts of two letters from...General Howe to Lord George Germain dated Staten Island the 7th & 8th of July..." which contains the latest information on the British invasion of New York, with portions including: "...the fullest information of the state of th... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:51

$775.00
182898

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109797511

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 20, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career This newspaper contains on pages 2 & 3 reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote for the "Memorial of Chicago Convention" showing under the "yeas" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among many others. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention of Abraham Lincoln are quite scarce. Lincoln returned home after his term and resumed his law practice. Quite ... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:51

$42.00
182897

Best JOHN F. KENNEDY JFK ASSASSINATION Rare Dallas TX Texas 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867648995

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DALLAS TIMES HERALD, Texas, November 22, 1963 * John F. Kennedy assassination * Best title to be had (1st report) Serious collectors always try to obtain historic newspapers from the city where the event happened. For JFK's assassination that would be a Dallas newspaper. Of the two newspapers which published in Dallas in 1963 only the TIMES HERALD reported the assassination on the same day it happened--November 22--and only in their 2nd and 3rd editions. The MORNING NEWS, being a morning newspaper, reported the assassination in its November 23 issue. Here is the issue of the TIMES HERALD newspaper of November 22 with the very large & dramatic banner headline reading: "PRESIDENT DEAD" with a subhead reading: "C... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:51

$365.00
182896

CHAUNCEY OLCOTT Irish-American Actor Songwriter Singer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109796039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1932 * Chauncey Olcott death * Actor, songwriter & singer Page 15 has a one column heading: "CHAUNCEY OLCOTT, BALLARD SINGER, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Chauncey Olcott, Irish-American stage actor, songwriter and singer.I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & ... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:50

$47.00
182895

AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Liquor Beer Alcohol Prohibitin Era Gangster 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109791108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, October 19, 1929. * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Prohibition era gangster * Beer baron The front page has one column headings: "CAPONE CHECK IS SOUGHT AS RUM RAID EVIDENCE" with subheads. (see) The great stock market crash of 1929 would occur just a few days later. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, some small binding slits along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:48

$47.00
182894

NEW ORELANS MASSACRE White Democrats attack Black Republicans 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109787635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1866 * New Orleans massacre of 1866 * Anti-racist marchers - Negroes * White Democrats attack black republicans The front page: "GREAT RIOT" "Anarchy & Bloodshed in New Orleans" "Massacre of Several Prominent White Citizens" "A Great Number of Colored Men Killed" with more related to this event (see). Complete with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The New Orleans Massacre of 1866 occurred on July 30, during a violent conflict as white Democrats, including police and firemen, attacked Republicans, most of them black, parading outside the Mechanics Institute in New Orleans. It was the site of a reconvened Louisiana Constitutional Conve... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:48

$42.00
182893

BATTLE OF MILL SPRINGS Kentucky & Roanoke Island NC 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109785818

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky * Roanoke Island, North Carolina The back page has a map headed: "Plan Of The Battle of Mill Spring (Logan's Cross-Roads), Near Somerset, Ky., January 9, 1862". The bkpg. also has column heads: "The Battle of Mill Spring" "Additional Incidents of the Battle" "The Flight of the Rebels" "More Prisoners, Artillery & Horses Taken" "Official Reports of Officers Engaged" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:48

$30.00
182892

JFK John F. Kennedy Democratic Presidential NOMINATION Win 1960 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109782692

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, July 15, 1960 * John F. Kennedy JFK * Democratic nomination The top of front page has one column headings that include: "If Kennedy Wins" "He'd Make Greater Use Of Presidential Power, Follow a New Deal Line" and more with small illustrated portrait of him. (see) Complete with all 18 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:47

$44.00
182891

Georges Lemaître COSMIC RAYS Big Bang Theory Universe Expansion 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867645686

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1933 * Georges Lemaître's big bang theory * Expansion of the universe * Cosmic Rays - physics Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Le Maitre Sees in Cosmic Ray First Energy; May Reconcile Compton-Millikan Theories" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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. wikipedia not... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:47

$45.00
182890

EARLY ROCKETS Flight Robert H. Goddard & Albert Einstein Universe 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867644806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1931 * Robert H. Goddard * Early rockets - rocketry * Liquid fuel is the key * Albert Einstein & the Universe Page 4XX (inside, near back) has a four column heading: "DOUBLE ATTACK ON SECRETS OF UPPER AIR" with subhead: "Goddard to Send Up Great Rockets as Astronomers Also Look for New Light". Other news of the day throughout including interesting reporting also on page 4XX with banner headline: "HOW TO EXPLAIN THE UNIVERSE? SCIENCE IN A QUANDARY" with related photos including Albert Einstein. Lengthy text here. Complete as a 100+ page Sunday edition, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:46

$77.00
182861

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373108235158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, July 15, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World * Success celebrated in NYC The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HUGHES AND HIS CREW CHEERED BY THOUSANDS IN NEW YORK PARADE" with subheads and related photo. (see) More on page 2. Complete with 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the blank spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 08, 2020 11:08

$55.00
182831

MEXICO City French Occupy MAP Vicksburg MS Port Hudson 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107413481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 29, 1863 * Front Page Map of Mexico * Port Hudson MS * Vicksburg, Mississippi The front page. has a large map headed: "THE FRENCH IN MEXICO. Operations of the French Army--The Route of the Troops from Vera Cruz to the Mexican Capital" with related front page heads as well. There are also front page Civil War reports including: "Rebel Army Under General Joe Johnston Marching to Vicksburg" "Vicksburg & Port Hudson to be Held at All Hazards" "Another Impending Battle" and more. Additional Civil War reports on the inside and back pages. Eight pages, nice condition, very minor loss to a lower spine corner affecting nothing.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:37

$28.00
182830

Year Prior UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention 1786 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107412212

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 16, 1786 * United States Constitution not yet created An issue from the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the Constitution & the new federal government. Page 2 has an item from Virginia: "An ACT to Amend the Act entitled, 'An Act for Vesting in George Washington, Esquire, a Certain interest in the Companies Established for Opening and Extending the Navigation of James and Potowmack Rivers", taking most of a column. Nearly half of page 3 is taken up with: "Extracts from the Journal of the United States in Congress, Assembled". The front page has an illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufactory" which shows the iconic t... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:37

$56.00
182829

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ Hunt for General Santa Anna 1847 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865537709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 1847 * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna * Mexican-Amercian War Inside has some great content on the Mexican War including nearly a full column letter: "Dispatches From Major Downing" on the situation from near the end of the war. It includes a letter from him to President Polk which begins: "I've done my best, according to your directions, to get round Santa Anna, but it is all no use. He's as slippery as an eel, and has as many lives as a cat. Trist and I together can't hold him U Scott and Taylor can't kill him off...he slips through our fingers..." with much more. Another report is headed: "Santa Anna's Purposes". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:36

$43.00
182828

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE & King George III Stubborn Speech 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865537567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 12, 1782 * George III of the United Kingdom * American independence in question A full column on the ftpg. & a full column on page 2 are taken up with: "Common Sense on the King of England's Speech" in which the king stubbornly refuses to admit defeat with the situation in America. This commentary provides some great content criticizing the king, one bit noting: "Altho' the situation of America, superior to every effort to enslave her....her fancy to see the speech of a man who had proudly threatened to bring her to his feet, was visibly marked with that tranquil confidence which cared nothing about its contents. It was inquired after with a smile, read wi... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:36

$385.00
182827

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVENING POST England 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865537409

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, July 31, 1779 * General Augustine Prevost * Re. Battle of Beaufort SC * American Revolutionary War Page 3 has an item: "...official intelligence...that General Prevost had met with the same disaster as General Burgoyne at Saratoga, but not before he had made a brave defence, by which a dreadful slaughter was made in his unfortunate army. Equal bravery on the part of the Generals Lincoln and Moultrie decided the conquest in favour of America and the whole British army surrendered prisoners of war...". This concerns his movements in South Carolina. Four pages, folio size, never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:35

$29.00
182826

GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address w/ Text Type Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865537290

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 14, 1796 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address * Full text & signed in script Most of page 2 is taken up with the historic last state-of-the-union address of President George Washington, headed: "SPEECH of The President of the United States" and ending with his signature in script type: Geo. Washington. In this address to Congress Washington reflects both upon the accomplishments of the year and of his pending retirement. Four pages, there is minor burn loss to the right margin affecting no text on the front page and a few letters on page 2, however the Washington Address is on columns 2, 3 & 4 so no affect to it. Otherwise some foxing & damp staining.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:35

$345.00
182825

Rare COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS Boston w/ Nice Masthead Engraving 1772 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865536714

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS GAZETTE & THE BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, March 19, 1772 * Rare colonial title w/ nice masthead The front page has tw lengthy letters which question the independence of Massachusetts from England. One item notes: "...guarded against tend in my opinion to the destruction of the town, and must greatly affect the glorious cause of Liberty, which you as well as myself have been struggling hard to maintain...". The lengthier letter begins: "I fully agree with you as to the very great importance of the question, 'Whether the Massachusetts government hath been an independent state from the beginning...". It also includes a oblique reference to the Boston Massacre (see). Page 2 has a report from New Bern, ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:34

$266.00
182824

Twelve (12) Original 18th Century AMERICAN United States 1795-1797 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107410126

Offered are 12 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston A lot of twelve issues dating from 1795-1797, each has some minor damage causing them to be in "2nd rate" condition. Several have some burn loss to the right margin. There are no portions removed.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:33

$92.00
182823

MASONIC Masons Grand Lodge Celebration Toast to George Washington 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107409898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 27, 1795 * Masonic - Masons - Freemasonry * Toast to President George Washington * St. John the Baptist celebration Page 2 has a report of a: "Fraternal Feast", a Masonic celebration, beginning: "The Feast of St. John the Baptist was celebrated by the Grand Lodge of this Commonwealth..." with details of the event. Among the toasts given: "Our worthy & beloved brother, the illustrious George Washington. May his virtues, like the rays of the celestial light, shine from the east..." with more. Page 2 also has a letter: "By the Governor" signed in type: Samuel Adams. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:33

$49.00
182822

FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL Pacific RAILROAD Creation William B. Ogden 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865536185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1869 * First Transcontinental (Pacific) Railroad Page 5 has a nice article providing a history of the creation of the Pacific Railroad, which just 11 days previous was formally completed. "The Pacific Railroad" "Lecture by W. B. Ogden, One of the Promoters--History of the Road From Its Inception--The Scenery and Soil Along the Route". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:32

$28.00
182821

1st Pro BASEBALL Pennant Philadelphia Athletics & POLYGAMY Mormons1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865535890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 31, 1871 * 1st baseball pennant race - Philadelphia Athletics Page 3 has a report of the championship game of 1871: "The Champion Athletics" "One of the Finest Games of the Season--The Chicagoes Narrowly Escape Being 'Chicagoed'--The Athletics to Fly the Whip Pennant." The report begins with some preliminary details, including the fact that White Stockings wore an array of uniforms due to the loss of all their equipment in the famous Chicago Fire: "The Chicago club, it will be remembered, lost everything but their lives in the late fire, and the appearance they made yesterday in their suits of various hues and make was ludicrous in the extreme." Note also the fine Mormon reporting ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:32

$57.00
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