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176772

BATTLE OF MIDWAY U.S. & Japanese Navy Naval Fight WORLD WAR II 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536487908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, FINAL MORNING EXTRA, June 6, 1942 * Battle Of Midway rages in Pacific * Japanese vs. American Navy * World war II original - WWII The front page has a great headline: "HUGE JAP INVASION FLEET SMASHED AT MIDWAY---FLEEING!" with subheads. Nice for display. Related map on page 2. Complete with 20 pages, light toning at the margins, small, lightly inked library stamp within the headline does affect readability, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:34

$115.00
176771

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Extermination Polish Jews GHETTOS Towns 1943 WWII NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536487602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1943 * Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time * German-occupied Poland murders - Ghettos Page 10 has one column headings: "JEWS OF 5 TOWNS KILLED IN POLAND" "35,000 Persons Reported Slain In German Liquidation of Cities' Ghettos" See photos for coverage on the ongoing atrocities in Nazi-occupied Poland where extermination of the Jewish population was most prevalent. Rare to find such reports in newspapers at this time as the reality of the holocaust was just being realized. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. What better evidence to confirm of what really happened then having a 1st hand account from the... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:33

$58.00
176770

SEM Georges Goursat - French Caricaturist Illustrator DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841687299

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 27, 1934 * Sem - Georges Goursat death * French caricaturist - illustrator The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "SEM, CARICATURIST, DEAD IN PARIS AT 71" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Georges Goursat, known as Sem, a French caricaturist famous during the Belle Époque era. 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 42 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small address stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:32

$39.00
176769

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Win World Series CHAMPIONS New York Yankees 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536484096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Conn., Oct. 11, 1926 * St. Louis Cardinals World Champions * World Series of baseball * New York Yankees The sport's section (8) has a 4 column headline: "Alexander Hero in St. Louis' Series Triumph" with subhead: "Alexander Tops Ruth For 1926 Series Honers; Thevenow ALso Stars" with box scores & 4 player pictorial which includes Alexander. (See) Page 9 has a separate article headed: "Babe Ruth Has Eight Home Runs In Seven Series" with photo. (See) Complete with all 12 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:31

$68.00
176768

1677 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 342 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841686506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 29, 1677 * 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 December 14, 2019 15:31

$47.00
176767

LOU GEHRIG 2,000th Consecutive Game Played New York Yankees Yanks 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536480124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Kansas, June 1, 1938 * Lou Gehrig's 2,000th consecutive game played * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The top of the front page has a three column headline: "YANKS AND TIGERS IN DUEL" Coverage continues in the sport's section (page 31) small a small one column heading: "Gehrig's 2,000th Consecutive Game Proves a Tame One" (see) First report coverage on the 2,000th game milestone achieved by Yankee great Lou Gehrig. He would end up playing in 2,130 straight games before ending his career due to illness. Nice to have in the NYC publication, rare a such. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, more so along the spine with small binding holes, generally in good cond... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:29

$48.00
176765

Early 19th Century NEW YORK CITY 1815 Old Newspaper w/ Steamboat Advertisement


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841668585

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, August 26, 1815 * Illustrated advertisements * Early 19th century original The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat and at least ten illustrated ship ads. The back page has more with an ad for a stagecoach. Four pages, generally in nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:02

$26.00
176764

SID HATFIELD Battle of Matewan Police Chief Fame FOUND NOT GUILTY 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841668364

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 22, 1921 * Sid Hatfield & others not guilty * Battle of Matewan WV fame The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "16 MINERS, TRIED FOR DEATHS OF 7 SLEUTHS, FREED" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the acquittal of William Sidney 'Sid' Hatfield, police chief of Matewan, and others in West Virginia. He would be killed in a shootout later that year. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:02

$42.00
176763

JOHN PHILIP SOUSA "The March King" Music Composer Conductor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536449427

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1932 * John Philip Sousa death (1st report) * American composer and conductor * "The March King" - military marches The front page has a one column heading: "JOHN PHILIP SOUSA, BAND LEADER, DIES IN HOTEL AT READING" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:01

$44.00
176762

NEW YORK RANGERS Wins NHL Stanley Cup Hockey Championship Title 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841667822

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, April 14, 1940 * New York Rangers - NHL Hockey * Wins Stanley Cup title * Best title to be had ? The front page of this section has a one column heading: "RANGERS TOP LEAFS IN OVERTIME BY 3-2 TO WIN STANLEY CUP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the New York Rangers winning the 1939-40 Stanley Cup by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Be the envy of your fellow Rangers fan buddies with this original issue from the early days of hockey. Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear the margins, generally in very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:01

$40.00
176761

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536448401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Page 4 has a letter noting: "...urging the Councils of the State to give up to French & Congressional ambition the independence of American, and with it our best resources of commerce, wealth, and naval strength...For the wise maxims...of that Court...are 'that the independence of America must prove the annihilation of the marine power of England, which, having no longer any colonies, can in a little time have no marine...". This is followed by a: "Letter from Monsieur DePortail, a French officer in the Service of America...dated at Washington's Camp at White Marsh, Twelve Miles from Philadelphia" dated Nov. 12, 1778 (see). One-third o... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:01

$57.00
176760

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 8, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion An inside page has most of the first column taken up with content concerning: "American News" including reports on Shays' Rebellion: "...The insurgents, we are informed, in several towns in the counties of Berkshire, Hampshire & Worcester, are rallying by orders form their principal leader Capt. Shays..." with more, and a letter from Springfield includes: "About 250 of Capt. Shays's party are at West Springfield...Shays's guard at West Springfield...were so very inconsiderate as to stab two men..." and more. Also a report from New York (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$42.00
176759

Best FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun * Best title to be had ? very rare The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "M'ERLANE, GANG KILLER, IS DEAD OF PNEUMONIA" with subhead and two related photos. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. 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". wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangste... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$88.00
176758

EVANGELINE BOOTH Becomes First Woman General of SALVATION ARMY 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 4, 1934 * Evangeline Booth - British theologist * 1st Woman General of Salvation Army The front page has a one column heading: "EVANGELINE BOOTH IS SALVATION CHIEF" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Booth becoming the 1st Woman General of the Salvation Army. Article continues inside with photo. (see) 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 primary subscribers of thes... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 14:59

$52.00
176757

Nathan LEOPOLD and Richard LOEB Plead Guilty BOBOY FRANKS Murder 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841665893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., July 21, 1924 * Bobby Franks murder * Nathan Leopold & Richard Leob * Both plead guilty The front page has a nice banner headline: "LEOPOLD AND LOEB PLEAD GUILTY TO MURDER" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 14:59

$44.00
176755

EUGENE O'NEILL American Playwright Plays & Nobel Laureate DEATH 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841665043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 28, 1953 * Eugene O'Neill death (1st report) * American playwright & Nobel laureate * "Long Day's Journey into Night" play fame Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Eugene O'Neill Dies of Pneumonia; Playwright, 65, Won Nobel Prize" with subhead and photo. (See) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at margins, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 14:58

$52.00
176754

JESSE OWENS & Berlin Summer Olympics Team Welcome Home w/ PHOTOS 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536445803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1936 * Jesse Owens & Olympic team welcome home * Broadway, Manhattan ticker-tape parade * Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia presents * 1936 Berlin, Germany Summer Olympics The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "OLYMPIC STARS GET WELCOME OF CITY" with subheads that include: "121 From the American Team, Headed by Owens, Parade Through Cheering Crowds" and more with related photos. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 14:58

$52.00
176753

JEAN PICCARD High Altitude Ballooning Stratosphere Flight DEATH 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841664592

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Jan. 29, 1963 * Jean Piccard death (1st report) * Stratosphere ballooning flight fame The front page has a one column heading: "JEAN PICCARD, FAMED SPACE PIONEER, DEAD" with subhead and photo. (see) Complete with all 28 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 14:57

$40.00
176727

Best THE LOST BOYS Vampires Horror Film Movie Opening Day AD 1985 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392535879513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 31, 1987 * Best "The Lost Boys" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Horror comedy - Vampires - cult classic A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Lost Boys" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 07:43

$82.00
176726

Post Revolutionary War TRADE w/ American Colonies to Resume ? 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534919683

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 22, 1783 * Post American Revolutionary War * Trade with the enemy to resume ? Several items concerning the reestablishment of trade between America and England including: "We hope & trust that the stipulations of the treaty are such as will revive our injured trade & restore our commercial intercourse with our American Brethren...declare it to be our firm persuasion that the great commercial interests of this country, & of North America, are inseparably united." Then there are over 3 pages of reports from the "House of Commons" concerning; "American Trade" as well as "Motions Concerning The Peace". Simply a wealth of interest background on how the treaty of peace was tweaked before... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:02

$37.00
176725

LOYALISTS STAYING IN AMERICAN Colonies Post Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534919497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 2, 1783 * Loyalists staying in America ? Page 2 includes: "...contain no account of the evacuation of New York, nor related any fixed period for the actual accomplishment of that event...cause of this uncertainty is stated to be the difficulty off disposing of the Loyalists, and the peremptory perseverance on the part of the Congress in decline all interference for the protection of that unfortunate description of people..." and more. Relating to this is a bkpg. letter fro the Bay of Fundy (near Nova Scotia & New Brunswick) detailing how nice the area is for settlement for Loyalists. Then a report from New York concerning the departure of Loyalists. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 ... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:02

$33.00
176724

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Sloop of War Slaver Slaves Captured 1839 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534919341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 15, 1839 * African slave trade capture The bkpg. has a report: "Slaves Captured" which notes in part: "...British sloop of war Buzzard...captured by her on the coast of Africa on suspicion of having been concerned in the slave trade, have arrived at New York...vessels...are both American built & the officers were all American..." with more (see). Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 112 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:01

$32.00
176723

(8) Rare 18th Century CANTERBURY Kent Cathedral City England 1796 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372840313395

Offered are 8 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795 A group lot of 8 issues all from 1795, each with the very ornate & decorative masthead. Each is in "2nd rate" condition with minor disfigurements, no portions missing.

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:01

$38.00
176722

CHARLES CARROLL Last Declaration of Independence Signer DEATH 1832 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372840312989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1832 * Charles Carroll death * Declaration of Independence signer (last survivor) * From our nation's capital The front page begins with a black-bordered report: "Funeral of Charles Carroll", the last surviving person who signed the Declaration of Independence. He was 95 years old at death. Also at the top of the ftpg. is a black-bordered item: "Died" being Hon. Philip Doddridge, a Representative from Virginia. Page 3 has another black-bordered item on: "The Funeral of the Hon. Philip Doddridge". Great to have this content in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:01

$56.00
176721

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534918290

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 2, 1831 * Nat Turner's slave rebellion - revolt The front page has 2 items concerning the Nat Turner Slave Insurrection: "...as the jailer entered the room of the prison in which the [blacks] condemned for being concerned in the late insurrection were confined...they knocked him down & rushed out of the room...one of the villains was enabled to make his escape--one was killed...another severely wounded...remainder were secured without injury. On Friday four of them were hung in pursuance of the previous sentence of the court." This is followed by another report which includes: "...informs is that Nat Turner's cave had been discovered on the estate of his master..." with f... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:00

$42.00
176720

1683 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 336 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England Rare


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534916685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 24, 1683 * Among the Earliest of English language newspapers to be had The back page has an interesting report noting in part: "There is lately taken, and in the custody of the Keeper of His Majesties Goal of Newgate, one Edward Cooke, a notorious Highway Robber, and Housebreaker, about 23 years of age..." with more on him. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:59

$41.00
176719

Very Early MORMONS Mormonism Mormonites Missouri River Emigration 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372840311636

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., July 13, 1831 * Very early Mormons - Latter Day Saints * Emigration along the Missouri River The earliest Mormon report we've found in a popular newspaper title is the July 16, 1831 issue of "Niles Weekly Register" which we are currently offering for $370. This issue pre-dates that report by 3 days. The middle of page 2 has a report headed: "The Mormonites" which includes in part: "This infatuated people are again in motion...Their destination is some indefinite spot on the Missouri river...About 80 of them have recently been ordained...They still persist in their power to work miracles...though we are still of opinion that the leaders of this faction are as gross imposters as was... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:59

$278.00
176718

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Emigrants Letter & Dolly Madison Death 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534916242

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 17, 1849 * California gold rush - 49ers * Dolly Madison death Page 3 has: "The Overland California Emigrants" which includes a terrific letter on a long wagon train heading: "...towards the golden regions of California...that a collision had taken place between a party of emigrants and some Indians..." with more. Great letter on the romance of gold-seekers heading west. Also: "Funeral of the Late Mrs. Madison" being the famed Dolly Madison; and: "From Santa Fe" which is rather lengthy (see). Four pages, very nice condition. Very minor loss to a lower, blank corner not close to any text.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:58

$93.00
176717

CHEROKEE NATION Indians & North Carolina Boundary Line Argument 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534916138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 2, 1767 * Cherokee Nation - Indians (currently spelled Gloucester) The middle of the ftpg. has a report headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline, which mentions a proclamation by N.C. Governor Tryon for a dividing line between North Carolina land and Cherokee Indian land. Also one for apprehending offenders who: "...infested all the back parts of the southern provinces." Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:58

$38.00
176716

Very Early HOT AIR BALLOONING 18th Century Flight w/ Flame 1784 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372840309771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, Nov. 25, 1784 * Very early hot air ballooning Page 3 has a very early report on hot air ballooning: "On Saturday last was launched from the church yard in this place, a balloon of great magnitude, filled with inflammable air...The gas was not produced, as usual, from vitriolic acid...but from less expensive materials...which promise to be an important discovery in the history of Air Balloons...It rose slowly to the height of about 200 feet & then descended..." with more detail. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition, tax stamp on page 3.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:58

$27.00
176715

California Constitutional MONTEREY CONVENTION for Statehood ? 1849 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372840309123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 11, 1849 * Monterey Convention * California Statehood ? Over half of page 2 is taken up with: "The News From California", much of it having to do with the constitutional convention as they work towards statehood. Included as well: "To The People of California" and: "Proclamation To the People of California". A great wealth of reporting on creating a constitution. Page 3 has a brief article: "Returning Californians" which notes: "...The discouraging reports brought by the California's passengers, with the more undeniable evidence in the haggard looks & wasted frames of many unfortunates, has induced many on the Isthmus to take the back track..." Four pages, very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:57

$56.00
176714

STATE OF DESERET Mormons Mormonism Latter-Day Saints Emigration 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534915524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 27, 1849 * State of Deseret - Mormons - Mormonism * The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Page 3 has: "The State Of Deseret" which begins: "The progress of the Mormon sect in this country...must be regarded as an extraordinary phenomenon of the times. From small beginnings they have gone on increasing steadily in spite of persecutions & hardships..." with more, including: "The converts to this faith, moreover, do not appear to belong to that class of enthusiasts that give way to hallucinations. The Mormons are a practical people; they are industrious, temperate, orderly...These people, having been driven from Illinois a few years ago, abandoned their city of... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:57

$59.00
176713

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534915177

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 20, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has a terrific, nearly full column report headed: "The California Gold Region" which has much detail and fascinating accounts. Its begins: "It is now nearly two years since the discovery of the gold mines in this country...". there is too much fine content to detail here--see the photos. Page 3 has: "Overland Travel To California" which has: "This gold excitement has caused an immense amount of suffering...there are at least 8000 teams...on the road..." with more, then ending: "...Gold should be abundant to defray such losses." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:56

$79.00
176712

ST. MARKS FLORIDA Established James K. Polk & Mexican-American War1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534914891

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 22, 1847 * St. Marks, Wakulla County, Florida Page 3 has various reports on the Mexican War with items headed: "The Army Under Gen. Scott" "Prosecution of the War" "American Prisoners in Mexico--Probable Advance of Gen. Scott". The back page has a document: "By the President of the United States" establishing the town of St. Marks, Florida, signed in type: James K. Polk. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:56

$35.00
176711

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372840308431

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 5, 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 December 13, 2019 14:55

$35.00
176688

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839888734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO NEWS, California, May 31, 1877 * Wild West Original * Interesting Advertisements This is a volume one issue from this now-famous Southern California city. Various news reports of the day and a great wealth of advertisements. Four pages, a piece from the blank effects only ads on inside pages, some archival mends.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:26

$47.00
176687

12 TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE Solomon Northup Kidnapping into Slavery 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534358271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Jan. 19, 1853 * Twelve Years a Slave * Solomon Northup * Kidnapped into slavery The back page has a report from Washington which includes, in part, some details of the 1841 abduction and subsequent enslavement of freedman Solomon Northup as described in his 1853 memoir "Twelve Years a Slave" and depicted in the 2013 Oscar-winning film based on his account. Part of the subhead notes: "...the Kidnapping Case--Experiences of the Rescued Man...". The text reads in part: "...The kidnapping case grows in interest. James H. Burch...was arrested...that the accused had had the kidnapped man in his possession at a [black] pen, & sold him to go to New Orleans...says he was drugged at night & carried into... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:25

$335.00
176686

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Jews Property Businesses HERMANN GOERING Decree 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534355448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, California, April 28, 1938 * Jews to lose property - Jewish holocaust * Pre Kristallnacht Germany * Hermann Goering decree The top of the front page has a 3-line, 2-column head: "Goering Decrees Stripping Reich Jews of Billions" with subhead: "Confiscation Authority Will Apply to Exiles as Well as Residents, Government Official Says". The article carries over to page 3. Complete in 28 pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:23

$65.00
176685

4 Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534353737

Offered are 4 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston. A set of 4 issues dated July 11, 12, 14 & 15, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World Each issue has a top- of-the-front page headline and photo concerning Howard Hughes' historic around-the-world flight. See the photos for the both the headlines and the graphics. Each issue is complete & in very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:22

$99.00
176684

Best JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees HITTING STREAK at 56 Games 1941 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839885086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 18, 1941 * Joe MiMaggio - New York Yankees * Historic game hitting streak ends w/ 56 * Best title to be had from NYC ? The top of the sports page has a 6 column head announcing: "Snapping of DiMaggio String Fails to Halt Yanks" with one of the subheads noting; "Jolting Joe Held Hitless After 56 Consecutive Contests". The text begins: "After having hit in 56 consecutive games, to add an even dozen to Willie Keeler's old major league record, Joe DiMaggio today had been stopped at last...". This is one of the most notable and historic records in baseball history. Will it ever be broken? Great to have this report in a New York City newspaper, where he played. Complete in 24 pages, great ... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:22

$225.00
176683

LA AMISTAD Africans Slaves Ship Trade Mutiny CASE 1839 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534352389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 30, 1839 * African slaves * La Amistad Inside has a full page of very detailed coverage of the trial headed: "Slaves Per Amistad" at Hartford. A great wealth of detail. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length movie by Stephen Spielberg. Sixteen pages, 8 12 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:21

$48.00
176682

Very Early 18th Century ALASKA Description - Kamchatka Peninsula 1761 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839884661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 18, 1761 * Very early Alaska description Over two pages are consumed with an excellent and very detailed account of that part of "America" which would be Alaska today, and the surrounding area. It is headed: "An Account of That Part of America, which is Nearest to the Land of Kamtchatca." which is an extract of a book titled "Description of Kamtchatca" which was read before the Royal Society. The photos show only portions. This is one of the earliest descriptive accounts of Alaska we have offered. Eight pages, red tax stamp on page 2, 8 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:21

$74.00
176681

Early KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION 1761 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534351726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 22-24, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The ftpg. begins with the earliest report of the coronation of King George III of England we have found. In fact it was not until two issues later that this newspaper provided details of the ceremony. It begins with a London dateline of Sept. 22 and notes: "This day the ceremony of their Majesties coronation was performed n the Abbey church at Westminster." This is followed by a letter of congratulations from the mayor & other politicians of the city of York. Also, one-third of the ftpg. has news headed: "America" with datelines from New York and Boston. The back page has a poem: "On the Coronation". Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches,... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:20

$74.00
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Best JOHN LENNON The Beatles Music Legend DEATH 1980 Liverpool England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534351421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 * John Lennon death * Beatles front man * Best title to be had ? Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper. To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F.K. Here is an unusual opportunity for the report of his death in a Liverpool newspaper with the large headline: "JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD" plus 3 related front page photos. Many more related reports & photos are found on the inside pages. This issue is complete in 14 pa... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:20

$125.00
176679

KKK Ku Klux Klan United States U.S. Congress Investigation 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534350777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1872 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan investigation * United States Congress Page 5 has 1 1/2 columns of detailed reporting on the KKK, headed: "THE KU-KLUX" "Report of the Joint Committee of Congress". This was the first formal and in-depth federal investigation of this white supremacist society which sought to deprive former slaves of the rights & freedoms promised by Reconstruction. Subheads include: "Origin of the Ku-Klux" "Condition of the [Blacks]" "How to Keep the [Blacks] in the Republican Party" "Only Partial Success In Suppressing the Ku-Klux" "Amnesty Recommended" The Existence of the Ku-Klux Organization Practically Denied". A very notable issue. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:20

$56.00
176678

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR Union Samuel w/ Gompers Founded 1886 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534349945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 14, 1886 A very notable labor union issue as page 10 begins with a report on the founding of the American Federation of Labor with Samuel Gompers elected as its first president. The report and related articles take over a full column and have a Columbus, Ohio, dateline, where the AFL was created. It would combine with the Congress of Industrial Organizations to created the largest federal of unions, the AFL-CIO. Sixteen pages, browned and very fragile with various margin tears. Must be handled carefully.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:19

$46.00
176677

ABRAHAM LINCOLN America's 1st THANKSGIVING Proclaimed 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534349348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln proclamation * America's national day of Thanksgiving begins Although almost every President since George Washington has issued a proclamation for a "day of thanksgiving", typically celebrated in November but at other times of the year as well, it was Abraham Lincoln who formalized Thanksgiving Day to be celebrated the fourth Thursday of every year and making it a national holiday. On page 4 is the complete text headed: "The National Thanksgiving Day" "A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. There are numerous websites giving the complete text of this Proclamation--identical to wha... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:19

$288.00
176676

Actor JOHN WILKES BOOTH Abraham Lincoln Assassin Found & Killed 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534349193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 3, 1865 * Assassin John Wilkes Booth * re. Found at Garrett's Farm & shot dead * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination The top of the first column has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "THE CAPTURE OF BOOTH" "Statement Of Lieut. Doherty" who was involved in the capture of John Wilkes Booth a few days prior. This is a nice, detailed, and very lengthy account, taking over 1 1/2 columns (see for portions). Also on the ftpg. are: "Another Rebel Plot" "600 Conspirators Plan the Destruction of Northern Cities" "Philadelphia the First to be Visited" "The Affair Being Investigated" and other items as well. All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered for the death of Abraham Lincoln. Very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:19

$79.00
176675

PATTY HEARST CAPTURED Symbionese Liberation Army SLA Kidnapping 1975 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839878168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 19, 1975 * Patty Hearst, convicted bank robber, captured * Newspaper heiress, socialite, actress & kidnap victim The headline announces: "PATTY HEARST, HARRISES CAPTURED" with a subhead: "SLA Fugitives Seized without a Fight in S.F." Patty Hearst was the granddaughter of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst who in 1974 gained notoriety during the waning days of the counterculture era when she was kidnapped by, and later joined, the Symbionese Liberation Army. Apprehended after having taken part in a bank heist with other SLA members, Hearst was imprisoned for almost two years before her sentence was commuted by President Jimmy Carter. There are two related front page photos. Great to ha... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:13

$54.00
176673

SINN FEIN Dail Eirann Free Ireland Independence IRISH REPUBLIC in 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534341518

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 22, 1919 * Sinn Fein proclaims parliament of Free Ireland * Dail Eireann - Irish republic The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "IRISH ASSEMBLY DECLARES NEW FREE REPUBLIC" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins and central fold with a little wear, a few small tape mends on the front page, otherwsie good. wikipedia notes: In the 1918 general election, Sinn Féin won 73 of Ireland's 105 seats, and in January 1919, its MPs assembled in Dublin and proclaimed themselves Dáil Éireann, the parliament of Ireland.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:09

$44.00
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