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Rare NASHUA NH Hillsborough County New Hampshire New England 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391944937064

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NASHUA WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, New Hampshire, June 7, 1839 * Hillsborough County * Rare title This newspaper has news of the with several interesting advertisements. Decorative masthead. Complete in 4 pages, very light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 13:37

$24.99
159755

Great MASTHEAD Engraving Very RARE 18th Century London England 1723 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391944793059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ORIGINAL LONDON POST OR, HEATHCOTE'S INTELLIGENCE, London, England, Dec. 20, 1723 * Great masthead engraving * Very rare title A rare title with the text running continuously from issue to issue, the lead sentence is the completion of the last sentence from the previous issue. This was done by several periodicals during this period to avoid the tax on newspapers. This format classified it as a pamphlet, and therefore no tax was required. According to Crane and Kaye this title is not held by any American institution. Complete as a single sheet newspaper,11 by 7 inches, with a very handsome and decorative masthead (see). Some light browning at the margins, very nice & very displayable.

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Ends December 20, 2017 08:41

$49.99
158450

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Message Signed in Type re. France Relations 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913831229

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 21, 1798 * John Adams signed message * 18th century American original Page 2 contains a message from the President of the United States signed in type: John Adams, concerning relations with France. Page 3 has a brief mention of the reading of a bill in the Massachusetts legislature titled: "an Act for suppressing rogues, vagabonds and other idle, disorderly and lewd persons." Four pages, decorative masthead, scattered light foxing, generally very nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:41

$46.00
157343

Rare Early 18th Century POST BOY Ornate Masthead CHRISTOPHER WREN 1716 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890528611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, Sept. 8, 1716 * Sir Christopher Wren replaced * Displayable masthead Near the top of the back page is a very significant item on the famous architect Sir Christopher Wren. The report reads: "Christopher Wren, Esq., is removed from being Clerk of his Majesty's Works, and is succeeded by John Mercer Esq., formerly belonging to Mr. How's Office, as pay-master of the guards and garrison." Christopher Wren is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He was accorded responsibility for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including what is regarded as his masterpiece, St. Paul's Cathedral, completed in 1710. Other notab... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:35

$250.00
156322

Great Battle CIVIL WAR PRINT OF New Bern NC North Carolina 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372046004999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, as well as the WAR SUPPLEMENT TO FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, both dated April 5, 1862 * Terrific & rare foldout Civil War battle print * Battle of New Bern NC North Carolina & morE The "regular" issue has a ftpg. print: "Siege of Island No. 10...", & prints inside: "Prince the Negro Pilot of the Ottawa" "...Gallant & Successful Bayonet Charge...Near New Berne" "Occupation of Winchester, Va..."; a nice centerfold: "The War on the Mississippi River" has two prints; "The War in Florida" is a full page with 2 prints; "...Bombardment & Capture of Fort Thompson..." plus more. The "Supplement" issue is more rare than the "regular" issue and has its own, dec... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:14

$135.00
155872

JENNY LIND Swedish Nightingale OPERA Soprano Singer Performance 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026482667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 19, 1847 * Jenny Lind death * Swedish Nightingale * Opera singer A sporting and theatrical-themed newspaper. Page. 5 has: "Jenny Lind" and: "First Appearance of Jenny Lind", nice articles on this very famous soprano known at the time as the Swedish Nightingale (see hyperlink for more on her). Also within: "Cricketers' Chronicle" "Death of a Notorious Outlaw" and "Things Theatrical". Sixteen pages, minor foxing, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:16

$30.00
153737

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Helena Montana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767759231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Sept. 22, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination * 1st report of his death This newspaper has a very decorative masthead featuring the territorial commerce of Montana, which didn't become a state until 1889. All columns on pages 2, 3, 6 & 7 are black-bordered due to the death of President James Garfield, with page 2 featuring: "Death Of The President" "The Sad Event Occurs at 10:35 P.M. 19th" "His Last Moments as Reported from Elberon" "Expressions of Sympathy from Gen. Grant" and more (see). There is also a lengthy editorial headed: "Our Dead President" and related reports carrying over to page 3, 6 & 7. Eight pages, minor loss at th... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:28

$58.00
148617

Rare Occultists Paranormal Magical Phenomenal SPIRITUALISM 1890 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391598203074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RELIGIO PHILOSOPHICAL JOURNAL, Chicago, March 29, 1890 A quite uncommon title which, as noted in the decorative masthead, is "Devoted To Spiritual Philosophy". This interesting newspaper was begun in 1865 by an association of dozens of the leading spiritualists of the day. Its masthead is a graphic depiction of the progressive, free-religious views of the association showing "Harmonial Philosophy" shedding its light on the Bible, Koran, Zend-Avesta and Shaster, surrounded by scenes of nineteenth-century progress (steamships, balloons, telescopes, factories, etc.). Files of this newspaper are held by the "International Assoc. for the Preservation of Spirtualists and Occult Periodicals" (see hyperl... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:28

$39.00
148604

Rare NASHUA NH Hillsborough County New Hampshire New England 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391598187158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NASHUA WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, New Hampshire, October 28, 1882 * Hillsborough County * Rare title A title we have never seen before. This 8 pages newspaper has news of the with several interesting advertisements. Decorative masthead. Complete in 8 pages, uncut, a little fold wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:08

$27.00
142007

Early 18th Century Rare 1711 POST BOY Ornate Masthead ENGRAVING Newspaper PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391398573166

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Aug. 16, 1711 * Displayable masthead * Early 18th century One of the earlier issues of this title we have offered, having two handsome engravings in the masthead, both showing much detail. The front page is mostly taken up with reports of the various wars in Europe with over half of pg. 2 taken up with "Advertisements". Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 8 1/2 by 14 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 02, 2016 15:32

$49.00
138818

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 Old English Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333178220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, April 7, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a English publication The front page has more than a full column taken up with reports headed "America" which include: "...ports are again open & vessels are admitted to enter as usual without exacting the penalty of 10 pounds as prescribed in the Stamp Act. The Distributor here has received instructions from the Commissioners not to prosecute any person but only to report to them such persons as refuse obedience" and a report from Boston which notes: "...was reported his papers were stamped, upon hearing of which the select men of the town were applied to by a number of the sons of liberty..." and an item from Phil... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:17

$275.00
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