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Very Rare CONFEDERATE New Bern NC North Carolina 1861 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372366419888

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, August 14, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. General Burnside moved into the city on March 14, 1862 so it was only in Confederate hands for less than a year, increasing the scarcity of truly "Confederate" newspapers from the Civil War. There is much Civil War reporting in this issue, with a considerable Confederate bias. Among the front page reports are: "Mr. Breckinridge" "Send the 'Progress' To Your Friends in the Camp" "Independence of Missouri Declared--Provisional Declaration from Gov. Jackson" "From Manassas--Prince Napoleon... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2018 08:02

$164.99
163241

SIEGE OF ACRE Ottoman Empire Jezzar Pasha vs. Napoleon Bonaparte 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372283575017

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, July 22, 1799 * Siege of Acre - Ottoman Empire * Jezzar Pasha victory vs. Napoleon Pages 2 & 3 have much reporting on the war in Europe. A pg. 3 item notes: "The Intelligence...reporting General Buonaparte's defeat by Chezar Pacha near St. John d'Acre is fully confirmed...". Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:31

$41.00
161257

Fall of NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Exiled to Saint Helena Island 1815 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980684845

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, Sept. 18, 1815 * Napoleon exiled to St. Helena From shortly after the defeat of Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo, page 2 has; "Destination of Bonaparte--St. Helena", noting: "...before this time is fars on his way to the island of St. Helena. The intelligence that he was to be conveyed to St. Helena was to him news of the most appalling kind; as it went to deprive him of all hopes of ever again resuming the imperial diadem...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:50

$37.00
161256

USS MERRIMACK Newburyport Mass. Launching & Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980684545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 17, 1798 * USS Merrimack launching * Napoleon Bonaparte Page 2 has a very nice account of the launch of the ship Merrimack (see). The ftpg. has: "Buonaparte's Expedition". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:49

$48.00
160486

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat v Duke of Wellington 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391963320202

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING GAZETTE & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Aug. 19, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington Page 2 of this four page issue has several reports concerning the British victory over the French at Waterloo which includes a dispatch signed in type by: Wellington. Great to have period reports of this historic European event in an American newspaper. Four pages, bit of foxing, a bit close-trimmed at the right edge of page 3 affecting only ads.

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Ends February 16, 2018 07:57

$68.00
160359

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Exile in St. Helena Island Letter 1818 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959841879

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Aug. 28, 1818 * Napoleon Bonaparte letter * From exile in St. Helena The ftpg. contains a bitter letter signed: Napoleon, in which he mentions: "...This crafty proceeding has one object--to prevent your exposing the criminal plot they have been contriving against my life for these two years past..." and also: "...that affecting a willingness to provide me lodging and build a house for me, I have been kept for three years in this unhealthy bard & no building has yet been commenced..." and more (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:27

$35.00
159715

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE'S Loss at Waterloo Battle & Exile to America ? 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391943892655

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, Aug. 11, 1815 * re. Napoleon's loss at Waterloo * To be exiled to America ? Page 2 has a report from Paris: "We presume that the frigates which are to transport Napoleon Bonaparte to the United States of America are waiting at Rochefort..." and a bit more. It was though that was where he was destined, but the British sent him to the island of St. Helena. Following this is some nice reflection on the Battle of Waterloo, with comments on how close Lord Uxbridge came to capturing Napoleon, but he miraculously escaped (see for more). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:34

$31.00
159346

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Emperor of France French Revolution ABDICATION 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372151088536

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, Aug. 8, 1815 * Napoleon Bonaparte abdication Page 2 has a report which begins: "Official Accounts Of the Great Overthrow of the Whole French Army on the 18th June..." which is the Battle of Waterloo. It includes a letter headed: "Declaration to the French People - Frenchmen!" in which Napoleon announces in part: "...My political life is ended; and I proclaim my son, under the title of Napoleon II Emperor of the French...", the letter signed by: Napoleon, Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2017 15:50

$37.00
159230

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat vs Duke of Wellington 1815 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142516061

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, July 12, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington Page 2 contains some good accounts of the historic Battle of Waterloo, where the Duke of Wellington defeated Napoleon Bonaparte. One report begins: "...have taken into consider consideration the signal & splendid victory gained by the Army under the command of the Duke of Wellington on the 18th of June instant, over the French army under the command of Bonaparte in person..." and more. Another item is headed: "Thanks to the duke of Wellington & the Army" Other accounts as well including one from: "French Papers". Some foxing & light dirtiness, generally good condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:17

$39.00
158876

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat v Duke of Wellington 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923176924

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 8, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington Page 2 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "French Official Account of the Battle of the 18th" being the historic Battle of Waterloo. Much detail. Also another report with some reference to Waterloo as well. Four pages, various foxing, good condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:26

$39.00
156755

Best NAPOLEON DYNAMITE Cult Film Movie Opening Day AD Review 2004 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372063423467

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 11, 2004 * Best "Napoleon Dynamite" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Comedy cult classic - Jon Heder A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Napoleon Dynamite" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 09:15

$56.00
155892

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Emperor of France French Revolution ABDICATION 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026526237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 5, 1815 * Napoleon Bonaparte abdication Page 2 has a report headed: "Highly Important" which includes in part: "...announced the SECOND ABDICATION OF BONAPARTE...After the battle o the 18th Bonaparte left his army...arrived in Paris...he demanded...new levies of men & money...not having accede to this request...they proposed to him to abdicate the imperial power. He wished to make his abdication conditional in favour of his son, but to this condition the Chambers refused to accede. He finally complied with their wish, renouncing unconditionally his authority..." and more (see). A nice account of a notable event. Four pages, minor loss to the spine margin of the back l... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:50

$41.00
155452

CIVIL WAR GENERALS Union North & Confederate South PRINTS 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372011867019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PORTRAIT MONTHLY, New York, April, 1864 * Civil War Generals This was an off-shoot of the New York Illustrated News. Each month the Portrait Monthly featured woodcut engravings of the leading generals and politicians of the war, North and South, along with capsule biographies, news, stories, poetry, and serialized fiction, all pertaining to the war. The magazine only existed for 18 issues. The ftpg. has a portrait of "Rebel General Bishop Leonidas Polk" with his biography. Among the many portraits within are General Benjamin McCulloch, James Gordon Bennett, General Napoleon J.T. Dana, General Richard S. Ewell, General Benjamin Cheatham, Commodore Stephen Rowan, General Joseph Wheeler and m... See More  

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Ends August 12, 2017 14:19

$43.00
152897

Very Rare NAPOLEON BONAPARTE French Occupation of Holland 1811 Dutch Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729228173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, May 1, 1811 (No. 122) * Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language. In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empire, hence this newspaper being in two languages. This issue was published during his occupation. A very rare and unusual newspaper which seldom comes on the market. Complete in four pages, 9 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:13

$670.00
152767

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Campaign Horace Greeley as Publisher 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391723525552

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, Jan. 23, 1841 * William Henry Harrison * Rare campaign title by Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election. The content is almost entirely political & includes: "Government Officers, Agents, and Salaries" "The Public Lands" "The Loco-Focos Proper" "Gen. Harrison" "United States Senate" and Most of the back page is taken up with: Funeral of Napoleon - Re-Entombment of His ashes in the Hotel Des Invalides, Paris" . Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, engraving of a log cabin in the masthead, some dirtiness at the ftpg. folds, otherwise good.

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Ends April 07, 2017 16:50

$30.00
152544

BATTLE OF THE NILE Lord Horatio Nelson defeats Napoleon 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880408952

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Nov. 19, 1798 * Lord Horatio Nelson victorious * Battle of the Nile * Napoleon Bonaparte Page 2 has two notable report on the historic Battle of the Nile, with: "...confirm the very important intelligence of the VICTORY obtained by Sir HORATIO NELSON over the FRENCH FLEET near ALEXANDRIA..." with more (see). This is followed by: "Second Edition" noting: "...official communication from the Neapolitan Charge d'Affairs...from Admiral Nelson's fleet...declared that the whole of the French Line of the Battle Ships were taken, burnt, or destroyed, except. two." Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 15:56

$46.00
151205

1928 ANIMAL CRACKERS Marx Brothers Premier Review & French Historian Aulard Dies


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674488756

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1928 * 1st review of the debut of Animal Crackers, featuring The Mark Brothers * François Victor Alphonse Aulard death... 1st French historian of French Revolution Page 29 has a one column heading: "PROF. AULARD DEAD; NOTED HISTORIAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of François Victor Alphonse Aulard, first professional French historian of the French Revolution and of Napoleon. Page 26 also has the first-ever review of the musical, Animal Crackers, which opened on Broadway the day prior. The review includes: "Here come the Marx Brothers again with their uproarious, slapstick comedy in a new fury of puns and ... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:19

$98.00
151000

QUASI-WAR United States vs. France Napoleon Bonaparte NAVAL 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371832195922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Sept. 5, 1798 Page 2 has: "Buonaparte" which begins: "Various are the opinions respecting Buonaparte's destination..." followed by several thoughts (see). The front page has: "Invasion" which is lengthy talk concerning military-related events concerning the "Quasi-War" with France (see hyperlink). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:05

$43.00
148059

BATTLE OF SOLFERINO Napoleon III French vs. Austrian Armies MAP 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748748838

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 22, 1859 * Battle of Solferino, Italy * Second Italian War of Independence The front page has one column headings: "The War In Europe" "Additional Particulars of the Battle of Solferino" and more with map titled: "The Battle Field Of Solferino And The Famous Square" Lengthy text continues on page 2. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2016 12:46

$33.00
146496

Very Rare NAPOLEON BONAPARTE French Occupation of Holland 1811 Dutch Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391517907015

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, January 5, 1811 (No. 5) * Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language. In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empire, hence this newspaper being in two languages. This issue was published during his occupation. All of page3and half of page 4 is a document, signed in type by: Napoleon, concerning the annexing of Holland In all my years of collecting rare newspapers I have only encountered five such issues, one of which r... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:33

$765.00
146490

NAPOLEON Battle of the Pyramids French Campaign in Egypt & Syria 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391517900589

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Nov. 24, 1798 * French campaign in Egypt and Syria * Battle of the Pyramids The bottom of page 3 has a brief item: "The accounts of the defeat of Buonaparte, by the Arabs, is not official; and is in some parts contradictory. The Directory has announced to the Councils that he entered Cairo, the last of July. We must wait for something official on his head." Another report--an accurate one-- is near the top of pg. 3: "Defeat Of Bonaparte" which includes: "...brought a corroboration of the defeat of the French fleet by Admiral Nelson..." with a bit more (see). Four pages, 9 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, some staining, generally good.

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:23

$29.00
146441

BATTLE OF THE NILE Lord Horatio Nelson defeats Napoleon LETTER 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516947767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Dec. 10, 1798 * Lord Horatio Nelson letter * Battle of the Nile victory * Napoleon Bonaparte A very historic issue as page 2 has the notable letter signed in type by: Horatio Nelson in which he announces his victory over Napoleon Buonaparte & the French army at the Battle of the Nile. It begins: "Almighty God has blessed his Majesty's arms in the battle by a great victory over the fleet of the enemy..." with much more. This is followed by a letter signed: Buonaparte, headed: "Buonaparte's Proclamation" to the Arabs which announces, among other things: "...Every village that shall oppose the French army shall be burned t... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 15:29

$67.00
145677

Loss of the USS FROLIC Captured by HMS Orpheus Cuba War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371667639558

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1814 * Loss of the USS Frolic (1813) The front page has: "A Proclamation" by Vice Admiral Alexander Cochrane, concerning a blockade of ports on the East Coast. Page 2 has: "Military Report" which takes a full column on the Napoleonic War; "Loss of the Frolick" "Blockade" and a letter signed by William Hull: "To the People of the U. States". Four pages, close-trimmed at the bottom of pg. 1 has minor loss; water staining, mostly good.

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Ends July 27, 2016 15:38

$27.00
145517

USS MERRIMACK LAUNCHING Ironclad Warship CSS Virginia Fame PRINT 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391490513919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 14, 1855 * USS Merrimack launching * CSS Virginia ironclad warship fame The front page has a nice print captioned: "Launch of the U.S. Steamer Merrimac..." with a related article. This was the ship that would letter be refitted to become the ironclad ship in the Confederate navy and would engage the Monitor in the very first battle of ironclads, opening a new era in naval warfare. Other prints within include: "Departure from Suez Once the Resident of Napoleon Bonaparte" "Island of Ivica" "Island of Majorca" "Lake Dunmore House at Salisbury, Vermont" "Bayonet Drill of the...Cadets...on Boston Common" plus more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2016 15:32

$38.00
139808

GENERAL JAMES WILKINSON Abuse of Military Power in New Orleans 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520121709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 21, 1807 * General James Wilkinson The front page has: "French State Paper! Message of His Majesty the Emperor & King, to the Senate" signed in type: Napoleon. Page 2 has: "Slave Trade" with House discussion on eliminating it (see), and also: "The abominable tyranny & oppression exercised by Gen. Wilkinson in New Orleans in arresting & transporting citizens under military guards on bare suspicions..." & more. See the hyperlink for much more on this controversial figure. Four pages, some loss at the spine not affecting text, archivally repaired at the blank spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 28, 2016 11:20

$28.00
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