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170116

WAR ADMIRAL Horse Racing Wins at Hialeah Park Race Track Florida 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218669267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, February 20, 1938 * War Admiral's 1st win as a 4 year old * Hialeah Park Race Track - Florida Near the bottom of the front page of this section has a two column heading: "War Admiral Wins Hialeah Stake Before Record Crowd" Reporting continues on page 4 with related photo and race chart. First report coverage on War Admiral winning his 1st race as a four year old at Hialeah Park Race Track in Florida. Complete section 2 (sports) only with all 8 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:37

$38.00
170115

BUSINESS PLOT Coup d'état Franklin D. Roosevelt & Smedley Butler 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372572058220

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 21, 1934 * Business Plot - political conspiracy * Marine Corps major general Smedley Butler * Coup d'état planned against Franklin D. Roosevelt The front page has a great banner headline: "'PLOT U. S. COUP': GEN. BUTLER" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Butler. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine. wikipedia notes: Retired U.S. Marine Corps officer Smedley Butler caused an uproar when he gave testimony before a House of Representatives committee on un-American... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:37

$72.00
170114

JESSE JAMES Gang Bardstown Kentucky & 2nd Petersburg Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372572056964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 20, 1864 * Jesse James takes Bardstown, Kentucky * Second Battle of Petersburg, Virginia Page 5 has an intriguing report, albeit rather small, headed: "The Rebel Raiders In Kentucky" "Capture of Bardstown by Jesse's Gang". The full report can be seen in the photos below, beginning: "Jesse's rebel gang, numbering from twenty to thirty, attacked Bardstown yesterday morning..." with more. Although not mentioned by name as Jesse James, more than one website notes Jesse James spent much time in the Bardstown area. During the Civil War Jesse was a member of the notorious William Quantrill gang and later was with "Bloody" Bill Anderson, raiding many of the towns in the western theater of the Civil War. ... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:36

$85.00
170113

Best ELVIS PRESLEY DEATH Rare Memphis TN Tennessee w/ Photos 1977 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218668341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MEMPHIS PRESS-SCIMITAR, Tennessee, August 17, 1977. * Hometown Issue * Elvis Presley Death * Great For Display The front page has a historic banner headline: "Memphis Leads World in Mourning For Elvis Presley" with subheads and related photos. Photos inside as well. (see) Best to have in this title. Complete in 50 pages, minor creasing along central fold, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:36

$40.00
170112

HERCULES POWDER COMPANY Kenvil NJ New Jersey EXPLOSION Disaster 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218668080

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 14, 1940 * Hercules Powder Company explosion * Kenvil NJ New Jersey (1st report) * World War II coverage The front page has a small one column heading: "42 Known Dead in Powder Blast" See image for brief report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 22 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within masthead, generally nice.

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:36

$38.00
170111

Best AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Shoots Self by Accident1928 Chicago Gangster Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218667771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 21, 1928 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone shoots self * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "'ANNIHILATE MAFIA'--JUDGE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. But what is most interesting about this issue is a front page report with a one column heading: "Capone Shot by Own Pistol; It's Accident" (see) This event may be something that most gangster collectors wasn't aware of. Might be a report that was only published in a Chicago newspaper. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:35

$67.00
170110

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Rival Alcohol Gangsters Battles Photos 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218667552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 10, 1935 * Chicago gangland wars * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "THREE SLAIN IN ALCOHOL WAR" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on you... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:35

$47.00
170109

President FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT Inauguration FDR Inaugural Address1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372572055006

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 21, 1937 * President Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR 2nd inauguration The front page has a seven column heading: "Aid 40 Million Impoverished, the President Pleads" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 4 with complete text of the inaugural address. Nice photos are on the back page. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:34

$57.00
170108

BEST 1st Ever MLB Baseball ALL-STAR GAME Babe Ruth Home Run PHOTOS1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218667078

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 7, 1933. * 1st All-Star Game (historic) * Major league baseball MLB * Babe Ruth shines w/ photos * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a five column heading: "American Stars Win Game of Century" with subheads that include: "HOMER BY RUTH HELPS DEFEAT NATIONALS, 4-2" (see) the front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline: "PERFECT TEAM PLAY MARKS GAME OF CENTURY" with subheads and photos of both teams. Nice for display. also a great full back page pictorial which includes two photos of Babe Ruth, one showing him hitting the home run and the other showing him crossing home plate. First report coverage on the very 1st major league baseball all-star game. Gr... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:33

$138.00
170106

Rare VELASCO TX pre Freeport Brazoria County TEXAS Map 1892 Volume 1 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372572053531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VELASCO DAILY TIMES, Texas, Jan. 28, 1892 * Rare Southwestern title * Possibly the first time offered anywhere (see note) A rare title as it existed for less than six months. Velasco was a town in Texas that was later annexed by the city of Freeport. Founded in 1831, Velasco is situated on the east side of the Brazos River four miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The town's early history is closely tied with the Battle of Velasco and the Texas Revolution. Velasco was an important entry point for American settlers in Texas. In 1836 following the decisive Battle of San Jacinto, Velasco was named a temporary capital of the Republic of Texas by the interim President David G. Burnet. In 1837, the final actions of the Battle of Br... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:31

$52.00
170105

1940 SUPERMAN Yr 1 #10 COLOR Comic Strip McClure Syndicate Joe Shuster Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372572052659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, January 7, 1940 * Superman (color comic strip) - #10 * 1st year of publication * Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster This is a first year printing (2 month's from the 1st) of the "Superman" color comic strip (by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster), which began in limited newspapers (through the McClure Newspaper Syndicate) on November 5, 1939 (a daily, black & white comic began on January 16). The weekly color Superman strip had a story-line continuity which was separate from the daily comic. At its peak the color comic appeared in 90 Sunday papers with a readership of over 90 million. This is Superman strip #10 as noted in the first box with the artwork by Joe Shuster. Included is not just the Superman str... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:31

$92.00
170104

THE WHITE HOUSE President Herbert Hoover Christmas Eve FIRE 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218664880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 25, 1929 * Fire at the White House * President Herbert Hoover The front page has a great banner headline: "WHITE HOUSE ANNEX BURNS" with subheads. Nice for display. Related photo on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 48 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:30

$57.00
170072

CONFEDERATE Battle of Coosawhatchie SC GENERAL SHERMAN Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571007172

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 17, 1864 * Battle of Coosawhatchie SC South Carolina * William T. Sherman's march to the sea in progress * In a Confederate title from the rebel capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, and from late in the war when hope was beginning to fade for the Confederacy. The front page begins with a lengthy editorial which comments on several aspects of the war (see for portions). Also reporting from the "Confederate States Congress" and "The Virginia Legislature" plus: "Latest News From the North--Latest From Sherman" & other items. The back page has: "From Sherman's Army--Operations Along the South Carolina Coast--Battle of Coosawatchie--Latest From Sherman" "... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:29

$88.00
170071

SOUTHERN TELEGRAPH Civil War Richmond Va CONFEDERATE 1863 Newspaper w/ EDITORIAL


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571006795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 8, 1863 * Southern telegraph A famous newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Most of the front page is taken up with various reports on: "The Southern Telegraph". Also on the ftpg. is a dispatch to General Robert E. Lee signed in type: Braxton Bragg which concerns the telegraph as well. The back page has a nearly column long editorial concerning the Civil War, beginning: "These are the last days of the longest truce in the war...In another week the ground will...be dry enough for military transport & manoeuvre...before May day will have already reddened the whole field..." with more (see photos). Also: "Very Latest From the North--Important from Europe--Complete Success... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:28

$82.00
170070

CIVIL WAR IMMINENT North vs. South Tensions in Rare 1861 Wilmington NC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217907376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, Jan. 29, 1861 * North vs. South is imminent * From the future Confederacy An issue from what would become an important Confederate port once the war would commence in just over two months. Among page 2 reports are: "From Charleston" "From Washington" "From Virginia" "A Projected Railroad" and other items. Page 3 & 4 are entirely taken up with advertisements. Complete in 4 pages and in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:28

$33.00
170069

URIAH P. LEVY 1st Jewish U.S. Navy Commodore DEATH Jews 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217907181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 24, 1862 * Uriah P. Levy death (1st report) * 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy * American Civil War - Jews The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 3 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, War of 1812 hero, and credited for abolishing the disciplinary procedure of flogging. Among the war-related column heads inside are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "ANOTHER GREAT BATTLE" "Gen. Shield's First Victory" "Jackson, Smith, And Longstreet Routed" "THE SIEGE OF ISLAND TEN" and more with back page map headed: "The Attack Upon Island No. 10". Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:27

$260.00
170068

FALL OF NEW ORLEANS Louisiana Civil War MAP Fort Jackson LA 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571005777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1862 * Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana * American Civil War map A great issue reporting the fall of New Orleans, particularly with the front map titled: "MAP OF NEW-ORLEANS AND THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA." Among the ftpg. one column headlines on the Civil War are: "NEW-ORLEANS CAPTURED" "Our Gunboats Pass Fort Jackson" "Great Excitement At New-Orleans" "Panic Among The Citizens" "Immense Destruction of Property" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, wear at the central fold causes minor perforation with a archival repair on pgs. 1 & 2.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:27

$82.00
170067

Rare SOUTHOLD North Fork Long Island NY Suffolk County New York 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217906509

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONG ISLAND TRAVELER, Southold, New York, Feb. 12, 1880 * Rare title The first of this title we have located from this town in the far northeastern tip of Long Island, on the North Fork. Various local items and advertisements. Four pages, several creases mostly at the margins, several archival mends inside, some wear at margins & the fold.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:26

$39.00
170066

END OF PROVISIONAL CONFEDERACY w/ Jefferson Davis 1862 Confederate Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571004930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 22, 1862 * Jefferson Davis to be inaugurated * End of the provisional Confederacy * Fall of Fort Donelson - Confederate title Not only a very nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has a report of the very significant "Fall Of Fort Donelson" "Further Details" which includes over half a column of reporting as taken from northern newspapers, and which includes the dispatches between Grant and Buckner on arranging for the surrender, including Confederate General Buckner's note: "...the circumstances governing the present situation...I propose to the commanding officer of the Federal forces the appointment of commissioners to agree up... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:26

$233.00
170065

BABES IN THE WOOD MURDERS Girls at Pine Grove Furnace Carlisle PA 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571004408

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 26, 1934 * Babes in the Wood murders * Pine Grove Furnace Park * Carlisle, Pennsylvania The front page has a great banner headline: "SIFT CLEWS IN GIRLS' DEATH" with subhead. Nice for display. Photo of the crime scene in on the back page. (see) Coverage on the ""Babes in the Wood murders" near Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:26

$57.00
170064

Great HOWARD HUGHES Transcontinental Airplane Speed Flight Record 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571003008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 20, 1937 * Aviator Howard Hughes * Transcontinental airplane speed flight record * Los Angeles to New York City The front page has a great banner headline: "SPANS U. S. BY AIR IN 7 1/2 HRS." with subheads. Nice for display. Small photo of Hughes on the back page. (see) Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:24

$57.00
170063

Great JOE LOUIS Max Baer Heavyweight BOXING & Robert H. Goddard 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571002785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 25, 1935. * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. Max Baer * Heavyweight boxing championship fight * Terrific headlines for display * Robert H. Goddard - rockets The front page has a great banner headline: "LOUIS BEATS BAER: KNOCKOUT" with subheads. Nice for display. The front page of section 2 (sports) also has a banner headline: "LOUIS UNHURT BY BAER'S HARDEST PUNCH" with subheads. (see) Related photos are on the back page. The front page has a one column heading: "Lindy Inspects 700 Mile Per Hour Rocket" (see) Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding hol... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:23

$117.00
170062

1st BALLOONING FLIGHT to Stratosphere Auguste Piccard 1931 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571002156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 28, 1931 * 1st ballooning flight into the stratosphere * Unknown but success on this day * Auguste Piccard & Paul Kipfer The front page has a great banner headline: "REPORT BALLOON IS WRECKED" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos on the back page. This report would be false as the very 1st balloon flight to reach the stratosphere would be reported on this day. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine. wikipedia notes: In 1930, an interest in ballooning, and a curiosity about the upper atmosphere led him to desi... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:22

$52.00
170061

SANTA ANA AIR SHOW DISASTER Bogota Columbia Curtiss Hawk II Plane 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217903578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 25, 1938 * Santa Ana air show disaster * Bogota, Columbia * Curtis Hawk II airplane The front page has a great banner headline: "FLYER FALLS IN CROWD; 34 DIE" with subhead and small related map. Nice for display. Complete with all 22 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:22

$45.00
170060

RODESSA LOUISIANA Caddo County Shreveport Area TORNADO Disaster 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217903330

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 18, 1938 * Rodessa, Louisiana tornado * Caddo County disaster * Oil boom town wrecked The front page has a great banner headline: "20 DIE IN LOUISIANA TORNADO" with subheads and small related map. Nice for display. First report coverage on the devastating tornado that hit the oil boom town of Rodessa, Louisiana. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:21

$44.00
170059

SAVANNAH GA Georgia Fort Pulaski & Jackson Civil War MAP 1862 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571000827

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 3, 1862 * Savannah, Georgia map * Fort Pulaski Among; the column heads on the Civil War on inside pages are: "The War For The Union" "The Deportation of Slaves" "The Operations Near Savannah" "Official Report of Flag Officer Dupont" "The Rebels Utterly Demoralized" "Weak Stand by Ashby's Forces". Page 6 has a map at the top headed: "Situation Of Savannah And Its Defenses" with related column heads: "Probable Fall of Savannah" "Evacuation of Fort Thunderbolt" & much more.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:20

$34.00
170058

VIRGINIA MAP Siege of Yorktown & Battle of Lee's Mill 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217902355

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1862 * Virginia Civil War map * Siege of Yorktown * Battle of Lee's Mill The front page features a nice & very detailed map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia." plus there are one column heads including: "From McDowell's Department" "Brilliant Dash at Fredericksburg" "Our Troops Occupy the Suburbs" "Slight Engagement with the enemy" "THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN" "Fight Near Lee's Mills" "Attack on the Enemy's Rifle Pits" and more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:19

$49.00
170056

LOYALISTS EVACUATE AMERICA Revolutionary Ending Events 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372570999517

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 16, 1783 * Loyalists escaping America Page 2 has: "By authentic advices from Charlestown [Charleston]...we are informed that preparations were making with the utmost diligence for the evacuation of this valuable possession. Thousands of the inhabitants were packing up their goods & conveying their negroes to Jamaica...All hopes of a countermand having entirely vanished, the Loyalists were reduced to a situation too shocking for description..." and from New York: "...every thing was in the greatest confusion imaginable, the inhabitants being in daily expectation of receiving orders to evacuate the place...". Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:18

$45.00
170055

Napoleon Bonaparte's HUNDRED DAYS Island of Elba Exile Return 1815 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217901174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, June 2, 1815 * Post Hundred Days * Napoleon Bonaparte Page two has several reports concerning the work of Napoleon Buonaparte in France just after his return after his escape from the island of Elba. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:17

$28.00
170051

JOSEPH LOVELL Surgeon General of the United States Army 1820 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217810127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 27, 1820 Pg. 3 has a detailed letter from Joseph Lovell, Surgeon General U.S. Army, concerning meteorological observations made at military posts in the U.S. It includes an abstract of the observations that take about 1 1/3 columns. Other news of the day includes: "Arrival of the Queen In London" "Latest From France" "Debate on the Tariff Bill" and more. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:50

$27.00
170050

NAT TURNER'S SLAVES REBELLION Insurrection Revolt Negroes Mutiny 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217809944

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VERMONT GAZETTE, Bennington, Sept. 6, 1831 * Nat Turner's slave rebellion - revolt A very notable issue has page 3 contains a quite early and rather detailed report of what is known as "Nat Turner's Rebellion", a slave revolt in Southampton County, Virginia. See the web for details. The first report is headed: "Negro Insurrection" with the report taking from Richmond newspapers & noting: "...the following articles respecting the late atrocities in Virginia. The present version of the affair is that the murderers were mostly runaway slaves who have long lurked in the swamps of Southampton...". This is followed by the "Latest accounts" taken from several newspapers, and then a letter mentions: "...it is ascertained 46 w... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:50

$78.00
170049

re. HANGING OF MARY SURRATT Abraham Lincoln Murder Conspirator ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372570871772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865 * Mary Surratt, the Lincoln assassination conspirator * Shades of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator" Page 4 has a brief, rather inconspicuous item with a small heading: "Mrs. Surratt" which reads: "The friends of the late Mary E. Surratt are resorting to ill-judged action in endeavoring to prove her innocence. Her trial was conducted with extraordinary patience, and the proofs of her guilt entirely justified the conclusion arrived at. Disloyal persons may endeavor to lead to an opposite conclusion, but they will not succeed in that endeavor. She has paid the penalty of her crime, and the wisest thing is for all who were upon terms of friendship with her to let her name be as far forg... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:49

$37.00
170048

HANGING OF THE CONSPIRATORS Abraham Lincoln Assassination Murder 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217809026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, July 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Execution of the conspirators * Mary Surratt and others A great issue on the hanging of the conspirators of Abraham Lincoln and particularly interesting to have in this raciest newspaper, which calls itself: "The White Man's Paper" (see photos), particularly use of the word "Alleged" in the first column head. The top of the first column: "EXECUTION of the ALLEGED CONSPIRATORS" "Hanging of Payne, Harrold, Atzerodt and Mrs. Surratt" with the text taking over half of the front page. Great detail with subheads including: "the Friends & Relatives of the Prisoners" "The Procession To the Gallows" 'The Proceedings on the Scaffold" ""Application For ... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:48

$95.00
170047

FALL OF RICHMOND Virginia VA CONFEDERATE Capital 1865 Civil War Ending Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217807647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, April 8, 1865 * Fall of Richmond - capital of the Confederacy * General Robert E. Lee's surrender (eve) * Appomattox Court House signing close Fine coverage of the fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy. Keep in mind that this was a racist newspaper in the North, calling itself: "An Anti-Abolition Democratic Paper For White Men" on the back page. So all reporting has this bias. Page 5 begins with column heads: "Evacuation of Richmond" "Three Days' Fighting" "Capture of Artillery And Prisoners" "Confederate Iron-Clads Blown Up" "Heavy Losses on Both Sides" 'Partial Details of the Fighting" "Sherman Still At Goldsboro". Extensive coverage here taking most of the page with many subhe... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:47

$77.00
170046

LEN KOENECKE Brooklyn Dodgers MLB Baseball KILLED on Airplane 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217806936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 17, 1935 * Len Koenecke killed on airplane * MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball The front page has a great banner headline: "KILLED IN FIGHT IN AIRPLANE" with subhead. Nice for display. Photo of Koenecke is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: After being sent home from the road trip, he caught a commercial flight for New York City. During the flight, he drank a quart of whiskey and became very drunk. After harassing other passengers and striking a stewardess, the pilot had to sit on him to restrain him as ... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:47

$62.00
170044

SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY SMU Mustangs National Football Champions 1935 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372570869299

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 10, 1935 * Southern Methodist University (SMU Mustangs) * NCAA National college football champions The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "So. Methodist Rated No. 1 by Dickinson" with rankings. (see) First report coverage on Southern Methodist University (SMU) Mustangs winning the national college football championship title. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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170043

GEORGE V King of the United Kingdon & Emperor of India DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217806487

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 21, 1936 * Death of George V * King of the United Kingdom The front page has a great banner headline: "GEORGE V DIES; EDWARD KING" with subheads. Nice for display. Much more on the following pages with full page pictorial which is also nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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$44.00
170042

BROOKLYN DODGERS New York Yankees World Series w/ Carl Erskine 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217806295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 3, 1953 * New York Yankees lose game 3 * World Series of baseball * Brooklyn Dodgers - "The Bums" * Carl Erskine breaks SO record The front page has a three column heading: "Erskine Sets World Series Mark as Dodgers Win, 3-2" with subhead, photo and box scores. (see) Much more in the sport's section. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, good condition.

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170041

Rare BABE RUTH Catches Baseball from AIRPLANE for World Record 1926 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217806071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1926 * Babe Ruth catches baseball from airplane * New York Yankees - major league baseball Near the bottom of the front is a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Catches Ball From Airplane; Seventh Attempt Gives Him World's Record" (see) A nice curiosity on Ruth that probably was only reported in a NYC publication. Nice to have in this famous title. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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$87.00
170040

Leopold and RICHARD LOEB Bobby Franks Murderer KILLED in Prison 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372570868032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1936 * Richard Loeb killed in prison * Bobby Franks murderer * Leopold and Loeb fame * Best title to be had ? The front page has a great banner headline: "KILLS LOEB; PRISON SCANDAL" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Loeb. Many more related photos are on the back page. Nice to have from the city where Leopold and Loeb committed Bobby Franks' murder. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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$52.00
170039

Death of THOMAS GARRIGUE MASARYK 1st Czechoslovakia President 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217805718

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1937 * Thomas Garrigue Masaryk death * Czechoslovakia founder & 1st President Page 23 has a two column heading: "Czechs Bowed by Masaryk Death; Special Parliament Session Called" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this famous New York City publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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170038

SAN FRANCISCO CA West Coast Waterfront Longshoreman's STRIKE 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217805405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, July 15, 1934 * San Francisco West Coast waterfront strike beginning The front page has a great banner headline: "ALL FRISCO UNIONS ON STRIKE" with subheads. Nice for display. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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170037

Montgomery ALABAMA BUS BOYCOTT Post-Rosa Parks Negro Arrests 1956 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217805238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 22, 1956 * Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott * Post Rosa Parks arrest Page 5 has a one column heading: "115 Indicted In Alabama Bus Boycott" (see) Coverage on multiple arrests of several Negroes during the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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$39.00
170036

BABE RUTH 700th Career Home Run HR New York Yankees Baseball 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372570867008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 14, 1934 * Babe Ruth 700th home run milestone * New York Yankees * Major league baseball The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "RUTH HITS 700TH HOMER AS YANKS BEAT TIGERS, 4-2" with subhead and box scores. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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$56.00
170035

Historic BABE RUTH Ends Careeer w/ NEW YORK YANKEES Baseball 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217804815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 1, 1934. * Babe Ruth ends career with New York Yankees * Hits 3 home runs during practice The front page of section 2 (sports) has a two column heading: "The Babe Is Through; 10,000 Cheer Slugger in Last Stand" with box scores. Historic report as this was Babe Ruth's very last game played with the Yankees. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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170033

Best JULIUS ROSENWALD Sears, Roebuck & Co. Owner DEATH 1932 Chicago IL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372570865838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 7, 1932 * Julius Rosenwald death (1st report) * Sears, Roebuck and Company owner * Best title to be had ? The front page has a great banner headline: "ROSENWALD DIES; MOURNED" with subheads. Nice for display. Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2. A few related photos are on the back page. Nice to have from the city where he lived and died, rare as such. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:40

$57.00
170032

Best SAMUEL INSULL Electrical Infrastructure Magnate DEATH1938 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217803160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1938 * Samuel Insull death * Business magnate * Electrical infrastructure * Best title to be had ? The front page has a nice banner headline: "INSULL DIES; BURIAL IN BRITAIN" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 2 with related photos. Great to have from the city where he did most of business from. Complete 1st section only with all 14 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:39

$52.00
170030

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Liddell Children's Classic Fame DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372570865015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 17, 1934. * Alice Liddell death * Alice in Wonderland fame The top of page 22 has a one column heading: "ORIGINAL ALICE OF WONDERLAND TAKEN BY DEATH" with subhead. Photo of Alice is on the back page. (see) Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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$47.00
170029

MINNESOTA GOLDEN GOPHERS Wins Big Ten & National Football Titles 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372570864789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, Nov. 25, 1934 * Minnesota Golden Gophers college football * Win Big Ten Conference & National title The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "MINNESOTA CHAMPION; WHIPS WISCONSIN, 34-0" with subheads. Nice for display. Three related photos on the following pages. This game made Minnesota Big Ten champions & would push them into a share of the national title with Alabama. Complete section 2 (sports) only with all 10 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:38

$44.00
170028

Best THOMAS G. W. SETTLE Soldier Field BALLOON Flight FLOP 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217801622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 5, 1933 * Officer Thomas G. W. Settle * Century of Progress balloon * Soldier Field flight failure The front page has a great banner headline: "BALLOON RISES A MILE; FALLS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A full back page pictorial is also nice for display. Probably only found in this Chicago publication. Complete with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine. wikipedia notes: In 1932 the board of the Century of Progress trade show, to be held in Chicago in summer 1933, invited renowned Swiss balloonist Auguste Piccard to perform a hi... See More  

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