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173655

1st SPLITTING OF THE ATOM Nuclear Disintegration Cockcraft-Walton 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692765022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, May 2, 1932 * John Cockcroft & Ernest Walton * 1st splitting of the atom - atomic nucleus The bottom of the front page has a very historic report which notes the very beginning of the "atomic age" with a two column heading: "British Scientists Shatter Atom in Secret Experiment" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 19, 2019 15:07

$62.00
173654

TIROS-1 1st Weather Television Infrared SATELLITE Launch & Orbit 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692764708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 2, 1960 * TIROS-1 Launching and orbit * Very first successful weather satellite * Television Infrared Observation Satellite The top of the front page has a four column headline: "'MARVELOUS' PHOTOS OF EARTH TAKEN BY WEATHER SATELLITE" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) This was the very 1st successful weather satellite put in orbit. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2019 15:07

$48.00
173653

Best NEW YORK YANKEES Win World Series Game 2 vs. Chicago Cubs 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316710961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, October 6, 1938 * New York Yankees win * Joe DiMaggio & Lou Gehrig era * World Series of baseball (game 2) * Early, same day reporting The front page has a terrific banner headline: "YANKS BEAT CUBS AGAIN" with subheads, scoreboard above the masthead and large box scores. Great for display and unusual for such a nice headline on the front page. And of course great to have in a NYC publication. Rare as such. More coverage in the sport's section as well. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning & minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 19, 2019 15:06

$88.00
173652

SAMOAN CLIPPER Pan American Flying Boat Ed Musick CRASH Disaster 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692763641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Jan. 12, 1938 * Samoan Clipper crash disaster (1st report) The front page has a nice banner headline: "CLIPPER FOUND, ALL DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Two more related photos inside. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and a little wear along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Samoan Clipper was one of ten Pan American Airways Sikorsky S-42 flying boats. It exploded near Pago Pago, American Samoa, on January 11, 1938, while piloted by famous aviator Ed Musick. Musick and his crew of six died in the crash. The aircraft was carrying only airmail and express freight; no passenger... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2019 15:05

$45.00
173651

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692763397

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VELASCO DAILY TIMES, Texas, Jan. 31, 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 July 19, 2019 15:05

$52.00
173650

SEABISCUIT Santa Anita Handicap Arcadia Horse Racing Win PHOTOS 1940 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316710669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION (part II) of the New York Times, March 10, 1940 * re. Seabiscuit's win at Santa Anita Handicap * Thoroughbred racehorse racing photos * Last major race before retirement The bottom of page 2 of this section has two related photos regrading Seabiscuit's victory at the Santa Anita Handicap with heading: "$400,000 HORSE" and some text. (see) This would be Seabiscuit's last major race as he would retire a few weeks later. Complete rotogravure section (part II) only with 4 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: One race was left in the season. A week after the San Antonio, Seabiscuit and Kayak II both took the gate for the Santa Anita Handicap and its $121,000 prize. 78,000 paying spect... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2019 15:04

$33.00
173649

EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1670 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316710554

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 30, 1670 * 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 July 19, 2019 15:04

$52.00
173648

Early 1718 Newspaper 18th Century LONDON GAZETTE Before Revolutionary War UK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692762866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 20, 1718 * Early 18th century This issue is over 300 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe and more. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete single sheet newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Historical Background: "When in the autumn of 1665 Charles II sought shelter in Oxford from the Great Plague, he and his courtiers wanted newspapers to read, yet feared to touch "The Intelligencer" or "The News," which, coming from London, might be infected. Therefore Leonard Litchfeld, the unive... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2019 15:04

$28.00
173647

BUFFALO'S BILL CODY Wild West Show Advertisement w/ Illustration 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692762355

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 8, 1885 * Buffalo Bill Cody * Wild West Show ad Page 7 has a column-wide ad for: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show which includes a likeness of Buffalo Bill Cody. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2019 15:02

$31.00
173646

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1803-1809 Original NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316709804

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, May 4, 1803; United States' Gazette, Aug. 24, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Sept. 29, 1804; New England Palladium, Jan. 25, 1805; and Boston Patriot, May 13, 1809. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.

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Ends July 19, 2019 15:02

$42.00
173645

SEABISCUIT Wins Santa Anita Handicap Arcadia HORSE RACING Victory 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316709517

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., sport's section only, March 3, 1940 * Seabiscuit wins Santa Anita Handicap * Thoroughbred racehorse racing * Last major race before retirement Page 3 of this section has a two column heading: "Seabiscuit Sets All-Time Record for Turf Earnings" (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Santa Anita Handicap in Arcadia, California. This would be Seabiscuit's last major race as he would retire a few weeks later. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: One race was left in the season. A week after the San Antonio, Seabiscuit and Kayak II both t... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2019 15:01

$40.00
173644

BABE RUTH Wins in GOLF Apawamis Club New York Yankees Rye NY 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316709223

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 11, 1939 * Babe Ruth wins golf tournament * Apawamis Club - Rye, New York The sport's section (page 35) has a seven column headline: "Babe Ruth's Double Victory Helps Long Island Capture Golf Tourney" with subheads that include: "Babe Ruth's Double Victory Helps Long Island Capture Golf Tourney" "Long Island, With 28 Points, Wins Triangular Tourney--Westchester Third", "Ruth Fills Star's Role" and more with related photo. First report coverage on Babe Ruth helping the Long island team win the annual triangular golf match at Apawamis Club in Rye, New York. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2019 15:00

$45.00
173643

LIDICE CZECHOSLOVAKIA MASSACRE Nazis & Battle of MIDWAY WWII 1942 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316708361

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 11, 1942 * Lidice Czechoslovakia massacre * World War II Nazis liquidation * Battle of Midway victory The front page has a two column heading: "Nazis Blot Out Czech Village; Kill All Men, Disperse Others". First report coverage on the annihilation of the town of Lidice Czechoslovakia by the Nazis. This was in reprisal for the shooting of Nazi leader, Reinhard Heydrich. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World war II including coverage on the recent victory at the Battle of Midway. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2019 14:59

$52.00
173642

WINSTON CHURCHILL This Was Their Finest Hour Speech 1940 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692760449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD TELEGRAM, June 18, 1940 * Winston Churchill's famous speech * "This was their finest hour" Front page has a two column heading: "Churchill Fears Immediate Attack" with subhead. (see) This report carries over to page 3. Pages 13 & 14 has the full text of Churchill's famous speech to the House of Commons in which he concludes with the famous passage: "...Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duty and so bear ourselves that if the British Commonwealth and Empire last for a thousand years, men will still say This was their finest hour". (see) Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 19, 2019 14:58

$118.00
173641

HERCULES POWDER COMPANY Kenvil NJ New Jersey EXPLOSION Disaster 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692760151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, September 12, 1940 * Hercules Powder Company explosion * Kenvil NJ New Jersey (1st report) * World War II coverage The front page has a nice banner headline: "NAVY POWDER PLANT BLAST ROCKS JERSEY; SCORES HURT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, archival mending along the right margin, generally nice.

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Ends July 19, 2019 14:57

$57.00
173632

Great JOHN WILLIAM WARD Famous Gotham Hotel SUICIDE JUMP & Photos 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316564107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 27, 1938 * John William Ward suicide jump * Gotham Hotel in Manhattan The front page has a great banner headline: "CROWD STARES AT DEATH LEAP" with subheads. Nice for display. The back page contains a fantastic full page pictorial. First report coverage on John William Ward's suicide jump from he 17th floor of the Gotham Hotel in Manhattan. The 1951 motion picture "Fourteen Hours" was based on the events of that day. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with a 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 bl... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2019 09:27

$68.00
173630

Early CHARLESTON SC Pre Revolutionary War Tensions re. Politics 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692156121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 31, 1769. * Early Southern America * Pre Rev. War tensions An inside page has an article headed: "America" from Charles-Town (Charleston), South Carolina, which begins: "The agents in Great Britain...having thought it would be expedient to petition parliament for a repeal of the revenue acts..." with more. Plus another page has yet a lengthier report from "Charles-Town, South Carolina" concerning the political concerns in the South. Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:37

$29.00
173629

Early INDIANS Native Americans at Albany NY New York SCALPS 1765 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316159448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 14, 1765 * Early Native Americans Page 6 has a brief item from Albany noting: "...a disturbance which has been amongst the Indians; they have brought several scalps here..." and a bit more. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, minor archival mend to the back leaf, nice condition.

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:37

$30.00
173628

Rare & Early JUDAICA Judaism Jewish JEWS in Moravia 18th Century 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692155490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 3, 1774 * Early 18th century Judaica content * Jewish - Jews An inside page has a report from Moravia which notes: "...some days before Easter, a Jew persuaded a woman to come into his house under pretense of selling her a quantity of clothes; a few moments after she went in the neighbours were alarmed by her cries, which brought them to the Jew's house, who opened the door & let in every body that chose it, but he made his escape...woman found with 10 stabs of a knife in her body...citizens & peasants assembled & pillaged the houses of all the Jews...example was followed by the country people who have likewise pillaged the houses of all the Jews there..." (see photos for the complete ... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:36

$74.00
173627

Very RARE Early French & Indian War Era ANNAPOLIS MD Maryland 1755 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692155339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MARYLAND GAZETTE, Annapolis, May 1, 1755 * Very rare & early American title Not only is this a "Southern" title, but also an issue from the French & Indian War. While most of the news items are European reports, page 2 has a bit of war-related content in a letter from Pennsylvania noting: "We are like to have hot work with the French next summer, for their camp is but 250 miles from the city of Philadelphia, so that probably my future letters may furnish you with this history of a bloody campaign...The French will soon be so strongly fortified on the Ohio that no force can lead to that country will be able, perhaps, to dislodge them. A trifle of men & money wold have dislodged them when they first settled at Crown P... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:36

$2,650.00
173626

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD EDITION England Gazette 1665 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316158345

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Dec. 18, 1665 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Plus this is the #10 issue. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published simultaneously in Oxford & London and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. The content is entirely taken up with reports from various parts of ... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:35

$1,865.00
173625

WAR OF 1812 United States Gazette March 27, 1813 Original Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692152811

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 27, 1813 Reports include a letter from "Sackett's Harbour" with war content; "General Orders" from Harrisburg; "Norfolk" "A Prize to the Saratoga" "North Western Army" and a letter from Lieut. Sinclair from Chesapeake Bay. Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:31

$28.00
173624

LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Meriwether & William BOOK Notice 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316156167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1807 * Lewis and Clark expedition Page 3 has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details (see). All this takes an entire column. The entire ftpg. is taken up the continued Circuit Court of the U.S. report on the motion to commit Aaron Burr & 2 others for High Treason,. Four pages, very nice condition. Note: this same notice for printing the Lewis & Clark book recently s... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:30

$775.00
173623

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692152470

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 23, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Half of this issue is taken up with reports from Parliament with various mentions of the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...that let our success be what it might for a time, a defeat at sea, a disaster by land, or the starting up of a new enemy would ruin us...that in the last year, there were no more than 9300 effective regulars under Sir Henry Clinton at New York, and 5400 under Lord Cornwallis. These were the armies with which Americans were to be conquered..." and elsewhere: "...that opinion, but he never entertained an idea...in that House ever imagined that America was to be reduced to obedience by force.... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:30

$43.00
173622

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316154005

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 27, 1932 * Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi * Short-wave radio telephone service The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Marconi Sees Short-Wave Phone in Daily Use; Finds Rays Can Be Bent Around Earth's Curve" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:29

$47.00
173601

CLEVELAND TORSO MURDERER Mad Butcher Kingsbury Run Serial Killer 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392315623928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Feb. 23, 1937 * Cleveland Torso Murderer * Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run * Serial killer strikes again The front page has a one column heading: "8th Torso Is Found in Cleveland" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 46 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 17, 2019 15:26

$40.00
173600

OPERATION REDWING 1st Airbourne Nuclear Atomic Bomb Bikini Atoll 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372691626834

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. May 21, 1956 * Operation Redwing - Cherokee nuclear weapon * 1st U.S. air delivered thermonuclear device * Bikini Atoll - Marshall Islands The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. PLANE DROPS FIRST H-BOMB" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 18 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 17, 2019 15:26

$40.00
173599

FLORIDA ALABAMA Secedes & Pensacola Fort Pickens MAP1861 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392315623635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 12, 1861 * Pensacola - Fort Pickens map * Florida & Alabama secession (1st reports) * Pre Civil War tensions brewing Certainly the dominant feature is the large front page map headed: "Pensacola, Florida, And Its Fortifications." The first column headlines relate to it and the advent of war, and include: "THE IMPENDING CIVIL WAR" "Important Despatches to Major Anderson & Gov. Pickens" "Resignation of Mr. Thomas as Secretary of the Treasury" "Number & Cost of Fortifications Already Seized" "State of The Union" "Names of Federal Officers Resigned" "Secession in Florida" and more. Inside has: "Secession of Florida and Alabama from the Union" "Capture of All the Forts & Arsenals of Louisiana by St... See More  

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Ends July 17, 2019 15:25

$72.00
173598

Presidential Election FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT 3rd Term Win FDR 1940 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392315621988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, November 6, 1940 * Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR * 1st ever Third term victory The front page has a nice banner headline: "ROOSEVELT CARRIES 39 STATES; STRENGTHENS GRIP ON CONGRESS" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Compete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 17, 2019 15:25

$57.00
173597

DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS Hollywood Film Movie Actor & Director DEATH 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372691625035

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Dec. 12, 1939 * Douglas Fairbanks death * American film movie actor The front page has a two column heading: "Douglas Fairbanks Dies in His Sleep" with subhead and photo. Pictorial on page 3. A few tape mends affect this. (see) Complete with 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, the mentioned tape mends, otherwise very nice.

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Ends July 17, 2019 15:24

$40.00
173596

TEXAS A&M AGGIES Becoming National Football Champions - Last Game 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392315620976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 1, 1939 * Texas A&M Aggies college football * Undefeated season - National champions The sport's section (page 37) has a small one column heading: "Texas Aggies End Season Undefeated" First report coverage out of College Station on the last game of the 1939 regular season for the Texas A&M Aggies vs. the Texas Longhorns. They would go on and win the Sugar Bowl against Tulane and became National Champions for the first and only time in modern school history. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and a little wear along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Texas A&M has earned one wire national ... See More  

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Ends July 17, 2019 15:23

$42.00
173595

ALBERT EINSTEIN'S General Theory of Relativity Expanded Reported 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372691624186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1929 * Professor Albert Einstein * Theory of Relativity extended * Gravitation - Electromagnetism Page 6 has a two column heading: "Einstein Is Amazed at Stir Over Theory; Holds 100 Journalists at Bay for a Week" 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 36 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 prima... See More  

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Ends July 17, 2019 15:22

$47.00
173573

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Electricity Lightning Rod Thunder Experiments 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690013739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 27, 1759 * Benjamin Franklin * Electricity experiments * Lightning rod Pages 4 and 5 contains text from a work: "...On the Advancement of Science" which includes sections on medicine, experiments on animals, metaphysical experiments, etc. as well as a section: "Of Electricity". In this latter section are reports on Benjamin Franklin's experiments including: "...Among all the phenomena of electricity it will be hard to find any so marvelous as that discovered by Mr. Franklin; if it be true, that this new Prometheus hath learned to draw fire from the clouds and make the lightning fall in drops to the ground..." which seems to talk of his lightning rod. See for more. The piece on m... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:52

$210.00
173572

Nice MASTHEAD Engraving 18th Century London England SATIRE 1753 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392314026264

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, London, England, May 31, 1753 This is an interesting six page newspaper which only lasted for four years, devoted to satirizing the vices and follies of the fashionable world rather than reporting the news of the day. Nice woodcut in the masthead of a man writing in a book while looking at a globe. Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:51

$29.00
173571

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690013440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 25, 1669 * 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 a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fra... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:51

$57.00
173570

GREEN BAY PACKERS Win NFL Football Title vs. New York GIANTS 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392314025743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 11, 1939 * NFL football championship game (1st report) * Green Bay Packer vs. New York Giants The front page of the sport's section (page 24) has a six column headline: "Packers Outsmart Giants in Taking Pro Grid Title" with subheads. Close binding at the spine slightly affects this report. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, a few small tape mends at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:50

$46.00
173569

LITTLE FALLS NY Lake Shore Limited TRAIN Wreck Disaster 1st Rpt. 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392314025630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, April 20, 1940 * Little Falls NY New York - Gulf Curve * Lake Shore Limited train wreck (1st report) The front page has a very nice banner headline: "25 TO 33 KILLED, 120 INJURED IN N. Y.-CHICAGO TRAIN WRECK" with subheads and two photo. Great for display. Coverage continues on page 3 with 2 more related photos. First report on the Lake Shore Limited train disaster at Little Falls, New York. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 page, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, three small tape mends along the right margin, generally nice.

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173568

GONE WITH THE WIND Movie Film Premieres Atlanta Georgia (Day Of) 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690012722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 15, 1939 * Gone With The Wind film premiere in Atlanta Ga (day of) * Clark Gable - Vivien Leigh - Leslie Howard Here is a great report on the most successful movie of all time in terms of ticket sales. The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Atlanta to See if it's True What THEY Say About Dixie" with subhead. Reporting continues on page 31 with related photo. Page 30 has a related advertisement. (see) A historic issue on one of the greatest films of all time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, a few small tape mends alon... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:49

$67.00
173567

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Airplane 1st Around World Flight Attempt 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392314025278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 18, 1937. * Amelia Earhart around the World attempt * Lockheed Electra 10E airplane (1st stage) The front page has a one column heading: "Miss Earhart Lands Plane in Honolulu" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on her attempt to fly around the World which eventually lead to her famous disappearance a few months later in which she was never found. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, large archival mend on page 2 does not affect Earhart report, generally nice.

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$47.00
173565

Best NEW YORK YANKEES World Series of Baseball Opening Day Game 1 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690011956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 5, 1927 * The greatest team ever in major league history ? * New York Yankees - Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig * World Series of baseball (opening day) (game 1) The top of the front page has a one column heading: "YANKS, FAVORED 7-5, FACE PIRATES TODAY IN WORLD SERIES" with subheads. (see) Much more on pages 18 & 19. Much reporting on the opening day. Great to have in this famous New York title. Complete in 56 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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$52.00
173564

Battle of LEYTE GULF Philippine Sea Invasion Landing World War II 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392314024523

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 21, 1944 * Battle of Leyte Gulf invasion * Philippines - Douglas MacArthur * World War II - WWII The front page has a nice banner headline: "SEIZE LEYTE AIRPORT" with subheads. Nice for display. Related map on page 2. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, small archival mend on page 2, generally nice.

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$48.00
173563

LAWRIN American Thoroughbred Racehorse Wins KENTUCKY DERBY 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690011426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, sport's section only, May 8, 1938 * Lawrin wins Kentucky Derby * American Thoroughbred racehorse The front page of this section has a banner headline: "Lawrin Wins With Dauber Second, Can't Wait Third" with subheads and two photos. Nice for display. Two more photos on the following pages. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 14 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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$45.00
173562

Rare CHRONOTYPE w/ Train Locomotive Masthead Engraving 1846 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690010984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, August 13, 1846 * Uncommon title See the great, early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead. An interesting array of news tidbits of the day. Four pages, a few foxing sports within the masthead, nice condition. This is the vol. 1 number 12 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.

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$37.00
173561

BABE RUTH Death New York Yankees Stadium VIEWING w/ Photo 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690010765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, August 18, 1948. * Babe Ruth death - Yankee Stadium viewing The front page has a one column heading: "50,000 Pass Ruth's Bier" with subhead. Photo of a crowd waiting to view Ruth's body at Yankee Stadium is on the back page. (see) Ruth died just two days prior. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:45

$44.00
173560

EARLY Rare 17th Century 321 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1699 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392314023566

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 1, 1699 * 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 fr... See More  

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173559

Nice JAPANESE SURRENDER World War II Ends V-J DAY Peace 1945 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690010113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, Aug. 14, 1945 * Japanese surrender ending World War II See the photo for the nice front page with the banner headline in red ink above the masthead: "[JAPAN] SURRENDER". This is a special "EXTRA" edition, as noted in red ink as well. Complete in 8 pages, a little wear along the top margin, nice condition. A nice display issue with the red ink.

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$52.00
173558

D-DAY INVASION of Europe & the U.S. Economy 1944 Wall Street Journal Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690009959

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, San Francisco, June 7, 1944 * D-Day invasion of France (1st report) * The U.S. economy perspective of it Here is a interesting and quite rare issue of this famous financial publication the day after the D-Day invasion of Europe (France). The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "Invasion's Impact" "Marks Beginning of End of War Economy; New Problems for Industry" and more. This is actually the first report of the invasion in this publication and suggests that the economy with falter if the war ends. (see) Complete with all 10 pages, some binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:43

$67.00
173531

MAN WALKS ON THE MOON Neil Armstrong Buzz Aldrin APOLLO 11 Back 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689353989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, July 24, 1969 * Neil Armstrong & others back * Man walks on the Moon The front page has a banner headline: "Moon Men Return Home" (see) Also reporting on the Chappaquiddick incident on page 2. Complete with all 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:25

$37.00
173530

H.H. HOLMES 1st American Serial Killer Murder Castle in Chicago 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392313456048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, August 8, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * America's 1st serial killer trial ending * Murder Castle in Chicago The front page has small one column headings: "Have Struck Another Clew" "Hotel Clerk Identifies Woman Who Accompanied Holmes to Canada" (see) See image for text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:25

$42.00
173529

EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392313455877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 4, 1669 * 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 a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fram... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:25

$52.00
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