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183677

SOVIET ATOMIC BOMB PROJECT Russia Becomes a Nuclear Superpower 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905164796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1949 * Semipalatinsk Test Site "The Polygon" * Soviet atomic bomb project revealed * Joins America as a nuclear super power The top of the front page has a five column headline: "ATOM BLAST IN RUSSIA DISCLOSED; TRUMAN AGAIN ASKS U.N. CONTROL; VISHINSKY PROPOSES A PEACE PACT" with many subheads. (see) Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:28

$52.00
183676

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer CHICAGO MURDER CASTLE 1895 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905164524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 25, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago * America's 1st serial killer The top of front page has one column headings that include: "Bones In Holmes's Cellar" "They Were Buried In Quick Lime" "A Physician Says They Were A Portion Of A Human Truck" and more. (see) Great to have in a Philadelphia paper, the city where he was being held. Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer. Sixteen pages, loose along the spine, archival mend along most of the central fold of the front page but doesn't affect the Holmes report, some margin wear with a few small tears, should be handled with care... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:28

$52.00
183675

THE GREAT DEPRESSION ERA Financial Gloom 1931 Wall Street Journal Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145554116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, San Francisco, California, November 16, 1931 * Original from the Great Depression This newspaper has business news, charts, stock quotes and more throughout during a time in American history that was not so promising. Get a first hand look at what was going on in the business World during this dark time. Complete with 8 pages, Light even toning, a little wear at the top, right corner, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:27

$35.00
183674

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal COURT TRIAL 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145553632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial * 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 'CONFESSION' IS READ TO JURORS" 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. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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 & stu... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:26

$45.00
183673

THE GREAT THUMB FIRE Michigan Bad Ax LAKE HURON Sanilac Lapeer MI 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905160310

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, September 12, 1881 * The great thumb fire - Huron * re. James A. Garfield assassination The top of the front page has small one column headings: "The Forest Fires" "The Loss of Life--Terrible Stories of Suffering" (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:21

$32.00
183672

TEXTILE WORKERS STRIKE w/ Honea Path SC Southern States RIOTS 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145550843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 7, 1934 * Honea Path, South Carolina riot * Chiquola Mill workers incident * General Textile Strike of 1934 The top of the front page has a three column headline: "7 STRIKERS KILLED IN SOUTH, SIX IN FIGHT WITH WORKERS; BAR TALK TILL MILLS CLOSE" with subheads. Lengthy text continues on the following pages with two related photos. Loads of text here. First report coverage on the Chiuola Mill incident at Honea Path, South Carolina during the general textile strike of 1934. Much coverage on the riots in other parts of the South. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, lig... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:20

$50.00
183671

SANTA MARIA RIVER Muchos Canyon INDIANS 5th Cavalry Battle ARIZONA1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905159629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 7, 1872 * Muchos Canyon, Santa Maria River, Arizona * Captain J. W. Mason - U. S. 5th Cavalry Page 5 has two articles under: "The Indians" See image for text here. Complete with all 8 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:19

$32.00
183670

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Slaves Emancipated in Washington D.C. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145550224

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1862 * President Lincoln emancipates the slaves in Washington, D.C. * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee The most noteworthy content is found on page 10: "Important Message of the President to Congress" "Approval of the Bill Abolishing Slavery in the District of Columbia" "The Names & Antecedents of the Emancipation Commissioners" and more. The document is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This Act ended slavery in the nation's capital and compensated both former owners and freed slaves. The front pag has considerable reporting from Congress debating the bill for abolishing slavery in the District of Columbia. It is followed by: "The President's Policy Explained" which carries... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:19

$115.00
183669

Rare 1967 NATION OF ISLAM Elijah Muhammad African-American MUSLIM Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145549961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Aug. 25,1967 * Nation of Islam religious movement * Elijah Muhammad - founder * Fight for civil rights era original The front page has: "Messenger Muhammad: A NATION IN A NATION!", which includes a photo of "The Hon. Elijah Muhammad" with a related article inside. Other articles within: "Revolt Against Viet War Splits 'White Power' "Eye-Witness Tells of Storm-Trooper Shooting of Black Youths" "Women in Islam" and so much more. The tack page is taken up with: "The Muslim Program - What the Muslims Want" and "What the Muslims Believe". The issue is complete in 28 pages, nice condition. Note: This newspaper was one of the most widely-read that was produced by an African American organiza... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:19

$44.00
183668

Phineas P.T. BARNUM Museam Menagerie Advertisement & Illustration 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905158234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 3, 1873 * P.T. Phineas Barnum ad The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column. Eight pages, minor ftpg. staining, good condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:17

$30.00
183667

Great HAWAII STATEHOOD Joins The Union Admission 1959 Old Honolulu HI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145549280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, March 12, 1959 * Hawaii statehood * Joins the Union * Great title to have in See the photo for this very dramatic & displayable front page. Nearly half of the front page is taken up with: "Congress Says YES ! " in huge letters dropped out of a large red box, above which is printed: "Statehood Extra". The banner headline beneath the box is: "Hawaii To Become 50th State" with other related subheads. One of the front page photos shows Hawaii politicians celebrating in Washington, D.C. The complete first section (of 2) with ten pages. Minor piece from an upper corner is just blank margin, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:17

$58.00
183666

INTERNATIONAL BOAT RACE Atalanta vs. London Crews Rowing Thames 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145547627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1869 * The international boat race * Atalanta vs. London boat club crew * The River Thames - London w/ map Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "THE INTERNATIONAL ROWING MATCH" and more. Also one column headings: "THE GREAT BOAT RACE" "The Match Between the Atalanta and London Rowing Club Crews Contested on the Thames" "Immense Assemblage of People on the River Banks" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, some spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:13

$34.00
183665

9/11 TERRORISTS Suicide Attack Osama Bin Laden World Trade Center 2001 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145547298

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE, A Special Afternoon Edition, Penn., September 11, 2001 * 9/11 Terrorists attack * World Trade Center Because most newspapers today are morning papers, most reported the tragedy of September 11 in their Sept. 12 issue. But some printed an "Extra" edition later the same day, such as this newspaper. The banner headline reads: "Attacked" with: "Thousands Could be Dead" and more with 3 related photos. Nice for display. Every page in this special edition publication is related to this infamous event. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the fold and left margin, very nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:12

$45.00
183664

Very Rare 18th Century APPLEBEE'S London England w/ Red Tax Stamp 1733 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905153860

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: APPLEBEE'S ORIGINAL WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, England, August 25, 1733 * Very rare 18th century publication * w/ red tax stamp A quite rare title which existed from 1720-1737 with most of the news reports on pages 2 and 3. The news is almost entirely of British interest and consists more of brief, wide-ranging news items rather than lengthy articles. The bkpg. is taken up with advertisements. Four pages, 9 1/4 by 14 inches, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:12

$77.00
183663

VICTORIA WOODHULL 1st Woman For President FREDERICK DOUGLASS 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145546726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1872 * Victoria Woohull 1st Woman presidential nominee * Frederick Douglass as her vice-president pick Page 5 has a report concerning Victoria Woodhull running for President, with Frederick Douglass as her running mate. The top of the page has one column headings that include: "'the Woodhull's' Convention" "The Long-Haired Brethen and the Short-Haired Sisters Agree for Two Whole Days" "Victoria Opens a Free Love Credit Mobilier" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Coverage on this signal event in American politics, with the notable names of Victoria Woodhull, a leading women suffrage leader, and Frederick Douglass, the noted abolitionist. Complete with all 16 pages, minor ... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:11

$72.00
183662

MOUNT VESUVIUS Stratovolcano Gulf of Naples Italy ERUPTION 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145546328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 17, 1872 * Mount Vesuvius eruption * Gulf of Naples, Italy The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "VESUVIUS" "'The Mountain Has Fallen In and Ever So Many People Are Killed'" "Opening Of A New Crater" "A Party of Explorers Destroyed by the Fiery Lava" "Two Hundred Lives Sacrificed" "Streams Of Lava Ten Feet Deep" and more. (see) Lengthy text. Complete with 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:11

$47.00
183661

THOMAS JEFFERSON & Genet Letters re. France & America Accord 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905152879

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Dec. 24, 1793 * Thomas Jefferson & Edmond Charles Genet * Letters re. relationship between America & France Pages 2 and 3 contain several letters between Th. Jefferson as Secretary of State, and Genet, the Ambassador from France, concerning the troubling relationship between the two countries. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:11

$56.00
183660

REPUBLICAN PARTY IS BORN w/ John C. Fremont President Nomination 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145545964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Wash. D.C., June 19, 1856 * Republican Party is formed * John C. Fremont nomination * 1st nominated for United States president A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports on their first national convention. The newly created political party held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform. The front page has: "Republican Convention and has a sub-head: "Second Day--The Platform" and further on notes the votes for their nominee for President, won by Colonel Fremont. Also reports on: "Nomination of Vice President" Terrific to have such lengthy reporting on the very beginning of the Republican party in his famous newspaper from the nation's capital. ... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:10

$215.00
183659

RECRUTING AMERICANS General William Howe - Revolutionary War 1776 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905151794

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 1, 1776 * Recruiting Americans for British allegiance * General William Howe (great year to have) The entire front page and half of page 2 are taken up with several letters & documents, most signed in type by Lord Viscount Howe, concerning offering pardon to those Americans who would swear their allegiance to the King of England. Interesting content. Four pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:09

$67.00
183658

CAPTURE OF NEW YORK Battle of Long Island Revolutionary War1776 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145544935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Nov. 4, 1776 * Capture of New York City * American Independence * Great year to have (1776) * Revolutionary War Almost the entirety of the front page is taken up with a letter from General Howe to Lord G. Germaine dated at "York Island, Sept. 21, 1776". It begins with an historic report: "I have the satisfaction to inform your Lordship of his Majesty's troops being in possession of the city of New York. Upon the rebels' abandoning their lines at Brooklyn, the King's army moved from Bedford..." and then much more detail on the British victory at New York City. The report is signed in type: W. Howe, and is followed by two more dispatches signed by Howe dated Sept. 23 and Sep... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:09

$448.00
183657

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905150403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, Aug. 25, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory "Extraordinary" issues were printed when notable reports were received outside the normal publishing schedule, created to get the news to the public as quickly as possible. This issue was printed to report the taking of Ticonderoga by General Burgoyne. Pages 1, 2 and 3 are entirely taken up with the very lengthy & detailed letter signed in type by: J. Burgoyne in which he gives significant detail on his taking of Ticonderoga from American General Arthur St. Clair. His letter begins: "I have the honour to acquaint your Lordship that the enemy were dislodged from Ticonderoga & Mou... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:07

$355.00
183656

BURNING of Norfolk & Portsmouth by British Revolutionary War 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905149804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 22, 1779 * Burning of Norfolk & Portsmouth by the British The entire front page, and most of page 2, are taken up with reports on this historic taking of Portsmouth & Norfolk, Virginia, by the British. There is a prefacing note at the top of the front page concerning the lengthier report, followed by a letter from Major General Mathew to General Henry Clinton which includes some details on his successes, including: "...Having taken possession of the fort...I encamped in two lines, right to the fort...On the 12th the guards marched at night to Suffolk..." with more. And what follows this is a very lengthy & detailed account of the action in a letter from Sir George Collier to General ... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:07

$83.00
183655

JAMES MADISON Acts of Congress re. the United States Navy War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905149500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 18, 1813 * President James Madison * United States Navy The ftpg. has two Acts of Congress, one: "To Increase the Navy of the United States", both signed in type by the President James Madison. Other War of 1812 content includes; "More About Impressments" "War Measures" "The Navy" and other items. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:07

$31.00
183654

EARLY Lou Bud ABBOTT & COSTELLO Comedy Duo Comedian Actors Photo 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392905149192

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, August 11, 1940 * Comedian actors Bud Abbott & Lou Costello The back page of this section has a banner heading: "THE SLAM-BANG COMEDIAN FINDS A NICHE ON THE RADIO" with subheads and photo. (see) This is early for this famous duo. Complete section 9 only with 10 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:06

$40.00
183653

Post Civil War WHIPPING POST Atrocities to 2 Negroes Whipped 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145541205

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 17, 1872 * Post-Civil War whipping post * Atrocity against 2 Negroes * Henrico County Courthouse The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "Whipping In Virginia" "Two Negroes Receive Twenty Stripes Each..." and more. Rare to find reports on whippings. Complete with 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:06

$34.00
183652

TECUMSEH Shawnee Indian Leader Walpole Island Ontario BONES Found 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145540519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1931 * Tecumseh bones found in Canada * Native American - Shawnee leader * Walpole Island First Nation - Ontario The top of page 9 has a two column heading: "Tecumseh's Bones Believed Found in Ontario At the Island Cabin of a Chief's Widow" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, two small library stamps with the masthead, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:05

$45.00
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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$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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$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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$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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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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$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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$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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$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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$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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$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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$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
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