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183628

Post Revolutionary War LOYALIST HANGING in America 1783 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904179570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 28, 1783 Page 5 has a letter noting: "...trade of this port is at a very low ebb...nor do I expect it will revive until the States of America obtain a more settled government, which...seems to be at a very considerable distance...the state of Virginia...is under the control of a governor & council..." and more. Another small item has: "One Stinson, who during the war was suspected of being a Loyalists & sent out of the state of New Hampshire...on hearing that the war was over & peace settled, returned...soon as he was landed he was dragged into prison...condemned, and hanged the next day." Page 7 has "A Proclamation" which relates in part to trade with the American colonies, then a report... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:19

$36.00
183627

GENERAL HENRY CLINTON Declaration for Peace ? Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144208591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 3, 1781 * General Henry Clinton * Peace with Americans ? * Revolutionary War Pages 1 and 2 contain an excellent response to the controversial "Declaration" of General Clinton in which he offers a proposal for peace to the Americans. A few bits include: "The first thing which is offered is a pardon to all the inhabitants of these States who have been so hardy as to oppose a degradation from the rank of freemen to that of slaves..." and further on: "...Suppose of the majority of the people should be so mad, so lost to a sense of their duty & interest, as to accede to these propositions..." and then ending with: "...some further evidence to evince the knavis... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:19

$450.00
183626

Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hartford CT w/ Great Content 1781 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144208279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, June 19, 1781 * Rare American Revolutionary War publication Inside has a few items relating to the Revolutionary War, including a bit noting: "...recommend unanimity, firmness and perseverance to the people of the American states as the British ministry are straining every nerve to enable Generals Clinton and Cornwallis to act in the most offensive manner this campaign...letter...from the Marquis de la Fayette advises that Earl Cornwallis & his troops...had joined the British forces at or near Petersburg." Another report begins: "Count de Grass has returned from his pursuit of the enemy...The troops destined for the attack of St. Lucia are all embarked..." a... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:18

$330.00
183625

MEXICAN WAR Battles of Contreras & Churubusco MEXICO 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144207866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1847 * Battle of Contreras & Churubusco * Mexican War - Mexico The front page has over a full column letter signed in type by Winfield Scott, headed: "Battles of Contreras and Churubusco - Report of Major General Scott" which offers tremendous detail on these military events from near the end of the Mexican War. This is followed by another very lengthy letter, taking a column on the ftpg and most of 2 columns on page 2. More war items inside with: "Dispatches From Gen. Scott" and "Army Court Martial" Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:18

$38.00
183624

Serial BTK KILLER Strangler Dennis Rader CONVICTION Gets Life 2005 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904178902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 19, 2005 * BTK killer - strangler - rapist * Dennis Rader conviction - guilty * "Bind, Torture, Kill" serial killer Page 13 has a four column heading: "BTK, Who Inflicted Pain for His PLeasure, Gets Life" with subhead and a few related photos. Complete with all sections (100+ pages), great condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:18

$67.00
183623

POPE PIUS XI Casti Connibii on Marriage, Divorce & Birth Control 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904178785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1931 * Pope Pius XI * Casti connubii * Papal encyclical The top of the front page has a two column headline: "POPE PIUS XI, IN ENCYCLICAL, CONDEMNS TRIAL MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND BIRTH CONTROL" with subheads. (see) Full text of the papal encyclical takes up pages 14 & 15 with photo of Pope Pius XI. Too much to photograph all. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 subscr... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:17

$39.00
183622

JANE TOPPAN American Woman Serial Killer Poisoner Nurse DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144206382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1938 * Jane Toppan death * Woman serial killer * Poisoning nurse Page 15 has one column headings: "Miss Jane Toppan, 84, Mass Poisoner, Dies" "Institution Inmate Many Years Admitted Slaying 100 Persons" (see) First report coverage on the death of infamous Woman serial killer, Jane Toppan. 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, 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:17

$52.00
183621

Early America Reporting 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144206140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 3, 1767 * 18th century London, England European news of the day about 8 years prior to the American Revolutionary War Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:16

$23.00
183620

Best CHICAGO CUBS World Series Wrigley Field w/ Full Pg Pictorial 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144205830

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, October 6, 1929 * Chicago Cubs vs. New York Yankees * World Series of baseball close * Great full page pictorial w/ players * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page of this section has a seven column headline: "WORLD SERIES RIVALS READY; BATTLE TUESDAY" with subheads. Page 3 of this section has a great full page pictorial showing Wrigley Field and the players. The top of the back page also has photos of the players. (see) The opening day game was two days away. Complete sport's section only with 14 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:16

$52.00
183619

LOCKHEED P-80 SHOOTING STAR 1st U.S. Jet Fighter Plane Debut 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904178047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. Aug. 1, 1945 * Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star debuts * United States Army Air Forces jet fighter * World War II nears the end The top of the front page has a two column photo with heading: "Army's New Jet Plane, P-80 Tops 550 Miles Per Hour" with subhead. (see) Complete with 16 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:15

$40.00
183618

SAMUEL MORSE Code Single Wire Telegraph System Inventor DEATH 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144205376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1872 * Samuel Morse death (1st report) * American inventor and painter * Single-wire telegraph system fame The top of page 3 has one column headings: "OBITUARY" "Samuel Finley Breese Morse" First report coverage on the death of Samuel Morse. Teaxt takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:15

$42.00
183617

ROBERT ANDERSON Civil War General & Fort Sumter Fame BURIAL 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904176650

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1872 * Robert Anderson (Civil War officer) burial * Commander of the 1st battle (Fort Sumter) The top of page 3 has one column headings: "Honors To The Dead" "Obsequies of General Robert Anderson, the Hero of Fort Sumter" "The Funeral Cortege" "The Burial At West Point" and more. Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:12

$38.00
183616

UTAH A SOVEREIGN STATE ? Mormons Mormonism Brigham Young & Pratt 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144202956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 8, 1872 * Utah to be a sovereign state ? * Mormons - Mormonism - polygamy * Brigham Young - Orson Pratt The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "The Proposed Mormon State" "Brigham Young Throwing Dust Into Congressional Eyes" "The Apostle Pratt Proclaims Polygamy To Be Irrevocable" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 full columns. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:11

$38.00
183615

BRIGHAM YOUNG Released from Jail in Salt Lake City Utah MORMONS 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904175634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1872 * Brigham Young released * Mormons - Mormonism The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "Brigham Young Released" "The Great Salt Lake Prophet Triumphs" and more. (see) Complete with all 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:10

$37.00
183614

ALLEN B. WILSON Earlly Sewing Machines Pioneer re. Patents 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904175470

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1872 * Allen B. Wilson re. patents * Sewing machines pioneer The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "THE SEWING MACHINE" "A. B. Wilson and His Patent Extension" His Early Struggles, Lawsuits and Profits" and more. (see) Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:10

$38.00
183613

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Female Movement w/ Clemence Sophia Harned Lozier 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144201784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1872 * Women's suffrage meeting at Cooper's Institute * Suffragist Clemence Sophia Harned Lozier The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "Female Suffrage" "Meeting at the Cooper Institute Last Night" and more. (see) Complete with all 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:08

$33.00
183612

Great JAPANESE SURRENDERS End of World War II PEACE V-J Day 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904174326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 15, 1945 * World War II ends * Japanese surrenders Large, bold, single headline: "GREAT WAR ENDS!" with "Japs Will Surrender to Gen. M'Arthur" and subheads. (see) Small photo of MacArthur as well. Nice for display. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:07

$110.00
183611

GUNN CITY MASSACRE Missouri Vigilantes Murder & KKK Ku Klux Klan 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144201408

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1872 * Gunn City massacre - Missouri * Vigilantes murder - Cass County * KKK - Ku Klux Klan in Illinois The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "BORDER RUFFIANS" "Missourian Cutthroats Organized for Massacre" "Terrible Murder of Signers of Anti-Bellum Bonds" and more. (see) Complete with all 16 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: A famous vigilante action took place in Gunn City on April 23, 1872, that came to be called the "Gunn City Massacre." Outraged by a swindle by certain officials of a company building a rail line to Santa Fe, local citizens reacted by trapping the perpetrators on a train and shooting them dead.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:07

$42.00
183592

President GEORGE WASHINGTON re. Retirement Letters 1797 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373140637403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Feb. 18, 1797 * President George Washington * End of his illustrious career Page 2 has two letters, each signed in type by the soon to be retired President: Go. Washington, thanking the Virginia General Assembly for their best wishes in his retirement. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:05

$64.00
183591

18th Century BROADSIDE Baltimore MD Maryland - Battle of the Nile 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900997753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE, EXTRA, Oct. 15, 1798 * Rare broadside extra Although there were issues of this title in Phila., Boston & Baltimore, this is from Baltimore as the other two did not exist as of this date. This is a broadside extra, a small single sheet printed on the front only. Such broadsides were typically printed to put urgent or important news into the hands of the reader as quickly as possible. The news in this issue relates to the Napoleonic War, more specifically the Battle of the Nile, one bit noting: "...it was generally believe that Buonaparte was a prisoner...in my opinion that Nelson is dead & that Buonaparte is a prisoner to Trowbridge...". Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, blank on the reverse, some v... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:05

$140.00
183590

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster w/ MAP 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900997480

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 11, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire w/ map A very nice & graphic issue on the Chicago Fire, with a front page map headed: "DEVASTATED CHICAGO. Sectional Diagram, by Miles, Showing the Burned District of the City." First column heads include: "THE RUINED CITY" "Terrible Condition of the City of Chicago" "Further Details of the Appalling Conflagration" "The Flames Providentially Stayed by a Rain-Storm" "Incendiaries Detected & Summarily Executed" "Extraordinary Sufferings of the Homeless Citizens" "The Aggregate Loss Estimated at Nearly $200,000,000" "The Chicago Calamity" and other subheads. Five of the seven ftpg. columns are taken up with reports on the Chicago fire. Eight pages, some minor mar... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:04

$138.00
183589

BLACK HOLE OF CALCUTTA Fort William Prsion Dungeon in India 1757 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900995317

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1757 * Black Hole of Calcutta * Fort William prison - dungeon Most of the front page is taken up with: "An Extract from a Letter Received by the India Ships...containing a particular Account of the unfortunate Affair at Bengal." In this report which deals with the capture of Fort William in India, mention is made that: "...The whole number left in the Fort being 250 effective men, we held out till the 20th in the evening...a flag of truce was hung out...The same night 170 of us were crammed into a Hole not large enough for 50 of us to breathe in; the effect of it was that only 16 were alive the next morning..." with a bit more including: "Europeans who were in Calcutta when it ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:02

$79.00
183588

Very Rare COUNTRY PORCUPINE by William Cobbett Philadelphia PA 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900995053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COUNTRY PORCUPINE, Philadelphia, Oct. 4 & 5 (a single issue), 1798 * Rare 18th century American publication This was a tri-weekly edition of the 'Porcupine's Gazette' established by William Cobbett 7 months prior and which lasted only until Aug. 28, 1799. This is the first of this title we have seen. Content is distilled from the daily edition. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:02

$167.00
183587

BATTLE OF THE ROSEBUD Creek Montana George Crook vs SIOUX Indians 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373140634632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 6, 1876 * Battle of the Rosebud Creek * George Crook vs. Crazy Horse * Custer Massacre a few days away Page 3 has some very fine reports with one column heads on the fate of the soldiers in the Sioux Indian campaign: "BATTLE OF ROSEBUD CREEK" "First Fight of the Campaign Against the Sioux" "The Attack & Retreat Described" "A Terrible Slaughter of the Sioux Warriors" "The Scalping of United States Skirmishers Told by an Eye Witness" and more, with the text taking nearly 3 columns. Also, page 4 has a lengthy article taking 1 1/2 columns with much detail, headed: "Details of General Crook's Battle With the Sioux". These reports are dated from June 20, five days before the Custer massacre. Te... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:01

$62.00
183586

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Takes Over as President Pre Civil War Tensions 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900994623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * New administration takes over * Pre-Civil War tensions escalate A wealth of fine content on Lincoln & his new administration, as his inaugural was reported in the previous day's edition. Inside has a lengthy editorial headed: "Mr. Lincoln's Address", a report from Washington beginning: "The agony is over, and Lincoln's Cabinet is formed..." with much more. Also: "The Inauguration" "President Lincoln's Inaugural--Opinions of the Press" "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "Reception of the Inauguration" is a lengthy account of the comments from various cities throughout the country. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:01

$82.00
183585

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Presidetial Election Troops Votes Return1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373140633004

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 12, 1864 * President Abraham Lincoln * Election among the troops Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond" "the Soldiers' Vote in the Army of the James" "Mr. Lincoln's Majority 2,904" "SHENANDOAH" "Important Movement of the Rebel Forces" "Attempt to Flank Sheridan & Invade Maryland and Pennsylvania" "Our Army in Fine Condition & Ready to Meet the Enemy" "Mr. Lincoln the Choice of the Troops" and more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:00

$33.00
183584

Rare DEADWOOD Lawrence County SOUTH DAKOTA Gold Mining Town 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900993609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DEADWOOD DAILY PIONEER, Black Hills, (South Dakota) July 17, 1889 * Rare publication * Famous wild West town * "Wild Bill" Hickok fame This city would arguably be--along with Tombstone & Dodge City--one of the more famous of all the towns from the rough & tumble days of the Old West, and only rarely do such issues come to light. It attracted larger-than-life Old West figures including Wyatt Earp, Calamity Jane, and Wild Bill Hickok (who was killed there). "Union List of Newspapers" notes only two institutions have but scattered 19th century issues of this title. Among the articles are: "Mine and Mill" "Railroad Visitors" "A Great Work Completed" and more including a variety of local tidbits. Also a great wealth of il... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 10:59

$360.00
183583

Very Rare 18th Century HYP-DOCTOR London England Robert Walpole 1733 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373140629797

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HYP-DOCTOR, London, April 24, 1733 * Very rare 18th century publication The title is an archaic phrase for a "hodgepodge of nonsense". This curious paper published from 1730-1741, a pro-Walpole (first Prime Minister of Great Britain) newspaper created to oppose another British title "The Craftsman". The focus is noted in the masthead: "No Bugbears, or the Merits of the Cause, a Cool Examination of the Bonfires and Petitions of London, Nottingham, and Coventry." A single sheet issue with wide, untrimmed margins, 9 by 14 1/4 inches, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 10:57

$83.00
183582

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg Pre Rev. War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900991036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, March 31, 1775 * Extremely rare publication * Pre Revolutionary War This newspaper was published Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia with terrific content. Almost two-thirds of the front page is taken up with an article pointing out the tensions between America and England. One item notes: "...that when the Scarbourgh should arrive in England with an account of our proceedings in the province, and when the Suffolk Resolves, with the acts of the Continental Congress thereupon, should be rece... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 10:57

$4,950.00
183581

EIGER MOUNTAIN North Face Climbed for 1st Time Bermese Alps 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900990388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1938 * North face of Eiger Mountain * Bernese Alps - mountain range * Climbed for the very 1st time The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Clouds Hide Fate of Alp Climbers; 4 on Eiger Not Seen Since Saturday" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the 1st time the North face of Eiger Mountain was climbed continues inside with related photo. They would achieve their goal on this day. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news,. sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: It was first climbed on July 24, 1938 by Andreas Heckmair, Ludwig V&oum... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 10:56

$47.00
183580

Early "Buffalo" BALLOONING Pioneer Samuel Archer King Voyage 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900990218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 18, 1873 * Samuel Archer King * Ballooning voyage The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "THE BUFFALO BALLOON" with subheads. (see) See images for text. Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 10:55

$33.00
183557

Historic CHEVROLET CORVETTE Automobile Car DEBUT 1953 Detroit Michigan Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898954327

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, July 1, 1953 * Corvette begins production * In a Detroit publication (historic) Page 53 has a two line, two column headline: "Plastic Corvette Begins To Roll" & above this head in smaller type: "Production Line Starts". The report begins: "Chevrolet's first production model Corvette, a sports with a plastic laminated fiber glass body, rolled off the company's Flint assembly line Tuesday..." & more. The report contains details about production, plus mention that the list price for a new Corvette was $3250. Included is a two column photo of the first production model Corvette rolling off the assembly line at the Flint facility. Terrific to have this notable report in a Detroit newspaper. Comp... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:29

$875.00
183556

Rare FRANKFORT KY Franklin County Co. Kentucky w/ Slavery Ads 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898954119

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMENTATOR, Frankfort, Kentucky, June 24, 1826 * Rare publication * Slave ads An early and uncommon title from Kentucky containing general news and content, & ads. Page 3 has a reward ad offering $50 in "commonwealth money" for the return of "...a negro man...Ned...". Another similar ad on the back page for a negro man named Gabriel. Four pages, a few small holes in the left margin, archival mends to a few minor margin tears, some foxing.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:29

$65.00
183555

Outlaw SAM BASS American Old West Train Robber Bandit KILLED 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898954007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 21, 1878 * Death of Sam Bass (1ST REPORT) * American train robber & outlaw The top of the front page has column heads: "THE JIG IS UP" "Sam Bass and His Gang Come to Grief" "A Running Fight With the Texas Desperadoes" "Their Attempt to Rob to Bank at Round Rock" "Barnes Shot Dead & His Chief Mortally Wounded" "Two of the Pursuing Party Also Bite the Dust". This is a great account of the last robbery by the infamous Texas outlaw Sam Bass, reported in two accounts, the first beginning: "To-day was one of excitement in Texas. Sam Bass, the giant train robber chief, has been captured after a severe fight in which several lives were lost..." with much more detail (see). The other r... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:29

$245.00
183554

Best STOCK MARKET CRASH Collapse New York Wall Street Journal 1987 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898953901

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WALL STREET JOURNAL, New York, Oct. 20, 1987 * Stock market crash of 1987 * Best title to be had (rare) The front page proclaims the famous report of the stock market crash of 1987, reading: "Stocks Plunge 508.32 Amid Panicky Selling" with a subhead: "Percentage Decline Is Far Steeper Than '29; Precious Metals Gain". Also a 3 line, 1 col. head: "A Repeat of '29? Depression in '87 Is Not Expected". Included on the ftpg. are two graphs, one showing the Dow Jones average in 15 minute intervals and the other the huge volume by the half-hour. This crash ranks among the worst in American history, certainly alongside the famous crash of 1929 which began the Great Depression. This is the complete issue with both sections... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:28

$188.00
183553

GEORGE CUSTER'S MASSACRE Little Big Horn Sitting Bull SIOUX WAR 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373138644163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 26, 1876 * General George Custer's massacre * Little Big Horn - Sitting Bull * Sioux Indians War Page 6 has: "Custer's Last Battle" which introduces the report of the Crow Indian "Curley" who was the only survivor of the Custer Massacre, providing some editorial comment concerning Custer's bravery, etc. The actual article is found on page 3 and takes 2 2/3 columns with some nice heads including: "CUSTER'S LAST FIGHT" "Some New & Interesting Details" "Where the Men Fell" "How They Were Buried & the Spots Marked" "The Daring of Custer" and more. Included is a lengthy list of the various names if those killed. Also included is an article: "Custer's Battlefield" "Letter from an Eye-Witness--An... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:28

$280.00
183552

Rare JAPANESE SURRENDERS World War II Ends WWII 1945 Honolulu Hawaii Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373138644022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HONOLULU ADVERTISER--Late City Final edition, Hawaii, Aug. 15, 1945 * Japanese surrender - World War II * From the origin of the war (U.S.) The top half of the front page is taken up with a banner headline: "ALLIED OFFENSE ENDS" "JAP CABINET QUITS!" with various subheads, and a photo of celebratory sailors, the caption beginning: "Peace comes back to Honolulu...". A terrific issue, as this is the city where the war began for the United States. The complete first section with 16 pages (of 32), mild foxing & wear at the fold & margin, generally good condition.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:27

$165.00
183551

(3) THOMAS JEFFERSON Letters re. Controversial John Jay Treaty 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373138643711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 8, 1794 * Thomas Jefferson letters * re. John Jay Treaty The ftpg. has: "State Papers" which has three letters from Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State, relating to the controversial Jay Treaty. Each is signed: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, some foxing, irregular at the blank spine with a small piece missing, good condition.

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$47.00
183550

1889 JOHNSTOWN FLOOD Pennsylvania PA South Fork Dam Disaster DEATHS in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898952785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH, Pennsylvania, June 6, 1889 * The great Johnstown flood of 1889 * South Fork Dam collapse The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "HUNDREDS OF FUNERALS" "Burying The Dead at Johnstown" "Few Mourners and No Ministers Present" "Difficulties to Be Surmounted" "In Clearing the Streets of Ruins" and: "SAD WORK AT JOHNSTOWN" "The Search for the Dead Resumed" "Dynamite Used ON The Ruins" "Piled Against the Railway Bridge" "Traces of the Day Express Found" and more. Four pages, two stray blue pencil marks near the top, some archival mends to margins inside, good condition.

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$47.00
183548

JEFFREY DAHMER Serial Killer Rape Murder Dismemberment ARRESTED 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898950069

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 25, 1991 * Jeffrey Dahmer arrested * Serial killer and sex offender * Rape, murder & dismemberment The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Suspect Admits Killing, Dismembering 11 Men" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the arrest and realization of Jeffrey Dahmer's killings. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:21

$72.00
183547

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in OK CT NH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898948743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1933 * End of Prohibition in Oklahoma * Connecticut & New Hampshire * Beer - liquor returns The front page has a one column heading: "BEER BY NEARLY 2-1 VOTED IN OKLAHOMA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of Oklahoma, Connecticut and New Hampshire ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:20

$48.00
183545

CHARLES PONZI Scheme Wall Street Stocks Scandal Close to Exposure 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898946722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1920 * Charles Ponzi close to exposure * Italian swindler and con artist * Wall Street scheme - Stock Market The front page has a one column heading: "PONZI TO START 'BANK' IN NEW YORK" with subheads. (see) Was this the beginning of the end as he would be arrested just two week later. Twenty-four pages, damaged along the spine with close cutting causing unrelated text loss, otherwise quite nice.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:19

$40.00
183544

MAHATMA GANDHI Gujarat India Villages Automobile Campaign SALT 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373138639183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Fight for India independence (Salt tax) * Gujarat, India villages campaign Page 10 has one column headings: "GANDHI TO SPREAD HIS GOSPEL BY AUTO" "Abandons Collection of Salt at Dandi to Begin Whirlwind Tour of Gujarat Villages" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Gandhi launched a new Satyagraha against the tax on salt in March of 1930. This was highlighted by the famous Salt March to Dandi from 12 March to 6 April, where he marched 388 kilometres (241 mi) from Ahmedabad to Dandi, Gujarat to... See More  

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$40.00
183543

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal Trial IDENTIFIED 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898946314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1935 * Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH IS IDENTIFIED BY GIRL'S PARENTS" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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$48.00
183542

AMELIA EARHART 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight HONORED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373138638531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1932 * Amelia Earhart - London welcome * re. Transatlantic flight (Airplane) * 1st woman to achieve solo The top of the front page has one column headings: "MRS. PUTNAM LANDS AT LONDON IN STORM; GREETED BY MELLON" "Crowds at Croydon Airdrome Disappointed as Ocean Flier Goes to Private Field" "Cheered In Pouring Rain" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 3 with a wire-photo. (blurry) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the is... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:18

$62.00
183537

DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Transatlantic Ocean Airplane Flight 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373138289001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EL PASO TIMES, Texas, July 20, 1938 * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? The top of the front page features a photo headed: "Corrigan Is Welcomed To Ireland" with a caption that includes in part: "...greeted by a Baldonnel Airport official...upon completion of his surprise flight to Ireland from New York." Beneath this is an article: "Money-Making Offers Pour In On Daring Transatlantic Flier". Corigan was nicknamed "Wrong Way" in 1938. After a transcontinental flight from Long Beach, California, to New York City, he flew from Brooklyn, New York, to Ireland, though his flight plan was filed to return to Long Beach. He claimed his unauthorized flight was due to a ... See More  

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$39.00
183536

DODGE CITY WAR KS Kansas Cattle Boomtown Gamblers BAT MASTERSON 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898663869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, June 6, 1883 * Dodge City KS Kansas War * "Get out of Dodge" fame * Rare Bat Masterson mention The front page has a nice account of the infamous Dodge City War, with a column head: "Dodge City" "The Disgraceful Gambling Troubles Renewed". The report has a Dodge City, Kansas, dateline with rare mention of Bat Masterson, noting in part: "This city is much excited over a proclamation...stopping all gambling...The probable arrival of 'Bat' Masterson being announced, heavily-armed parties, both for and against him, proceeded to the railway station...There was no gambling at all in the city last night, neither monte, faro, nor hazard being played." with more. A nice front page report of an ic... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 09:01

$127.00
183535

Best TREASURY BUILDING in Washington, D.C. Arsonist FIRE Disaster 1833 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373138284704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 2, 1833 * Treasury Building (Washington, D.C.) * Arson fire disaster Most of the first column is taken up with breaking news headed: " Serious Disaster" which begins: "We are sorry to have to announce that the Public Building east of the President's Square, occupied as the Treasury Department, was consumed by fire yesterday morning..." with much more. The Treasury Building was totally destroyed save for the fireproof vaults, the act of an arsonist hoping to destroy incriminating evidence against him. Great to have this report in this famous paper from the nation's capital. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 05, 2020 08:59

$56.00
183533

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Jewish Synagogues Services 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898661074

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865 * Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services * Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral * Black mourning borders Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogue," and "Shaari [Shaare] Zedek" with each synagogue draped in mourning black. It is quite unusual to find front page mentions of Lincoln memorial services held at synagogues. Among the additional one column headlines on the front page are: "IN STATE," "THE DEAD BODY IN THE CAPITAL," "THE GUARD OF HONOR," "An Immense Number of Citizens View the Remains," "The Pr... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 08:58

$825.00
183532

Rare PRO SLAVERY Confederate Columbus Ohio w/ BLACKS Question 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898660645

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 9, 1865 * Rare pro-slavery publication From just after the end of the war, with war-related content in this pro-slavery newspaper including: "The Negro Question--Letter From Gen. Cox" "The Negro Holiday" "Facts Coming to Light" "Plot Among the Negroes" "Negro Equality in the South" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition. This title which was described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South". It opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Unionists that it was denied circulation in some cities. In 1863 the press was raide... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 08:57

$39.00
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