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159210

Rare DANIEL DEFOE REVIEW Pickering & Chatto 1708 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930547178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GUNNISON DAILY REVIEW, Gunnision, Colorado, May 11, 1882 * Rare Old West title * Volume 1 issue An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison. This is a volume I issue (number 152) of this early and uncommon title from Colorado. Irregular along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 12:10

$33.00
159191

SID HATFIELD Battle of Matewan Police Chief Fame ARRESTED Mohawk 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372139564895

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1921 * Sid Hatfield arrested (1st report) * Battle of Matewan WV fame Page 3 has small one column headings: "Sid Hatfield Arrested For Another Shooting", "Ex-Chief of Police of Matawan Is Now Accused of Part in Attack on Village of Mohawk". (see) First report coverage on the arrest of William Sidney 'Sid' Hatfield, police chief of Matewan, West Virginia. He would be killed in a shootout a few days later. Other news of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:54

$42.00
159182

MAE WEST Actress is Arrested & Jailed "SEX" Play on Moral Charges 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372139550723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 20, 1927. * Actress Mae West arrested & jailed * Moral obscenity charge in "Sex" play The front page has a one column heading: "MAE WEST JAILED WITH 2 PRODUCERS" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:36

$77.00
159069

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR STARTS in Cuba - U.S. Warships SPAIN in 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136455316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, April 22, 1898 * Spanish-American War beginning The front page has a fold banner headline: "WAR WITH SPAIN HAS NOW BEGUN" with another banner: "Woodford Has Left Madrid and the Fleet at Key West Has Been Ordered to Blockade Havana, While a Call for 100,000 Volunteers Will Be Made To-Day." with various additional heads concerning the beginning of the Spanish-American War. This was a result of Spain breaking off diplomatic relations with the United States and ejected the American ambassador. Eight pages, small binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:37

$86.00
159065

Very 1st TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT Bremen Airplane Westward 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136451688

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1928 * 1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward * Bremen, German Junkers W33 aircraft * Ireland to Canada The top of the front page has a three column headline: "OCEAN FLIERS FLEW HOURS BLINDLY WITH LIGHTS OUT AMID DENSE FOG; ONCE ONLY 50 FEET ABOVE THE OCEAN" with subheads. Lengthy text continues on pages 2 & 3 with related photo and map. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:31

$44.00
159033

BATTLE OF MATEWAN Mingo County WV Coal Miners - Sid Hatfield 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135388585

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 21, 1920 * Battle of Matewan WV * Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency * Sid Hatfield fame The front page has a one column heading: "ANOTHER SHOT IN MINE FIGHT" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the battle of Matewan, West Virginia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, several blue pencil markings on the front page (see), light toning, a little spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends December 13, 2017 15:05

$40.00
158960

1870 TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD COLLECTION Newspapers - Reprint of Entire Set!


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391924020499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRANS-CONTINENTAL -- a complete reprint collection of all 12 issues of this fascinating newspaper. The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartered excursion by rail from the Atlantic to the Pacific. On board was carried a small printing press which was used to publish 12 issues of the "Trans-Continental" newspaper, each at a different point along the round-trip journey. By what is read in these twelve issues it was a glorious affair enjoyed by all, amid the... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 11:24

$18.00
158910

Rare GHOST TOWN White Pine Gunnison County COLORADO Silver Mining 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131328430

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WHITE PINE CONE, White Pine, Gunnison County, Colorado, November 27, 1885 * Very rare Old West title * Ghost town - silver mining An interesting newspaper from a fascinating town which went through two boom & bust periods. As the hyperlink notes, White Pine began in 1880 as a fledgling mining camp just west of the Continental Divide, boomed in the mid-1880's then went bust by 1893. But in 1930 thru 1944 corporate mining resurrected in White Pine, only to go bust again in 1953, closing down the town for good. "Today only a few people live in White Pine during the summer. Only a creaking of the majestic pines and the aging cabins remind us today that a great mining camp once existed in the sh... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:29

$50.00
158907

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Cochise County w/ Johnny Ringo AZ Arizona 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923342709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, January 21, 1882 * Best old West title to be had * Johnny Ringo mention Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed less than 3 months after the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. As an added tie to the Old West, the back page ha a very brief--yet rare--mention of Johnny Ringo, an associate of the Clanton Gang, reporting that: "John Ringo is a guest of the county at the Cochise ... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:05

$2,750.00
158905

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923336989

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 23, 1786 * Shays' Rebellion Inside has some nice content on the Shays' Rebellion (see Wikipedia) under the heading of; "American News" including: "...a mob, consisting of near 1500 men, 500 of whom were under arms & headed by a Captain of Militia, assembled there with the treasonable intention of forcibly preventing the sitting of that court..." and another report from Worcester: "...this town was visited by a body of men under arms...who surrounded & took possession of the Court House...were soon joined by a number of others..." with more. Other American reports include Indian troubles near Nashville, a report on the need of retaining West Point as a mil... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 13:53

$33.00
158900

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Burlington Iowa IA 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923312070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Burlington, Iowa, June 30, 1870 * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#11) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound. Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 11, published when the train was at Burlington, Iowa. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along the way. Each issue carrie... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:53

$377.00
158899

HENRY SCHOOLCRAFT Midwest Geography Survey 1821 Richmond Virginia Va Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923311540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, Aug. 10, 1821 * Early slave advertisements * From the future confederate capital Page 2 has: "Intelligence From the West" which is a terrific & very descriptive letter datelined "Fort Wayne" and introduced as: "...a very interesting letter from Henry R. Schoolcraft...now traversing the immense region lying between Detroit and the Mississippi, south of his former route...". The letter takes close to 2 columns and is a great peace on early Western exploration (see for portions). Schoolcraft was a noted geographer & ethnologist (see Wikipedia). Four pages, two very small archival mends, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:51

$55.00
158875

Very Rare DEADWOOD South Dakota Gold Mining Town WILD BILL HICKOK 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923176305

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLACK HILLS PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, October 21, 1876 * Very rare title * Famous Old West town * re. Wild Bill Hickok murder The top of the front page under the heading "Wyoming Items" appears a note about the murder of Wild Bill Hickok: "Hon. J.J. Jenkins, U.S. Attorney for this Territory, will leave Cheyenne to-day for Yankton, Dakota, where he will prosecute McCall, the murderer of J.B. Hickok, (Wild Bill)." Jack McCall shot Hickok from behind while playing poker in a bar in Deadwood on August 2, 1876. The front page also makes mention of Seth Bullock, Deadwood's first sheriff (see Wikipedia for much more on him) and an article on the back page is headed: "Important To... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:25

$3,350.00
158851

Original 1864 BATTLE OF RESACA Georgia & Spotsylvania Court House Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922752769

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, May 17, 1864 * Battle of Resaca - Georgia * Spotsylvania Court House Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Grant Campaign" "Both Armies Resting" "Gens. Meade & Wright Almost Prisoners" "Fort Darling" "Good News from Gen. Butler's Army..." "From The West" "A Battle at Resaca--Our Loss 3,000--Gen. Sherman Has the Rebels in a Tight Place..." & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:28

$28.00
158763

EVERETTVILLE Monongalia County West Virginia Coal Mine EXPLOSION 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128698594

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 2, 1937 * Everettville, West Virginia * Federal No. 3 coal mine disaster The front page has a one column heading: "FIRE NOW MENACES 77 TRAPPED MINERS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Federal No. 3 Coal Mine explosion in Monongalia County, West Virginia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:48

$39.00
158697

Gunfighter WYATT EARP Tombstone Arizona O.K. Corral Fame DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918898227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1929. *Gunfighter Wyatt Earp death * Babe Ruth's wife death * 2 historic reports in one issue The top of page 23 has one column headings: "NOTED GUN FIGHTER OF OLD WEST DEAD" "End Comes to Wyatt Earp at Los Angeles After Life of Battling 'Bad Men'" "Defeated Clayton Gang" "As Referee With a Pistol at Sharkey-Fitzsimmons Fight, His Decision Stood" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also one column headings on page 3 read: "FIRE CAUSES DEATH OF MRS. BABE RUTH' 'Estranged From Husband" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, a few small binding... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2017 12:46

$265.00
158667

Rare CONFEDERATE Civil War Winston NC North Carolina 1861 Southern Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372124484766

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, July 19, 1861 * Rare Confederate title from the Civil War This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. The front page has several items relating to the Civil War, with a Confederate perspective, including items headed: "Loan for the Defence of the Confederates States" "The Provisional Congress" which met in Richmond; "Ball and Shot" "More Disaffection" and some other items. The inside pages have much on the war including i... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:40

$138.00
158573

Rare CONFEDERATE Jackson MS Civil War 1862 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372122455503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, Dec. 31, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War--see the information at the bottom of this listing. Among the front page reports are: ""Interesting Captured Federal Correspondence" "The Administration & the Negro" "The Late Elections in Missouri--How the Thing Was Done" "From New Orleans", plus there is a lengthy list of: "Deserters" from the Mississippi 33rd Regiment. Also two "General orders" and also "Loss of Mississippians in the Battle of Fredericksburg" with the list of names (see). The back page has: ... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2017 14:30

$220.00
158570

Militia NORWICH VT Vermont Military Science George Washington 1841 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372122450796

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CITIZEN SOLDIER, Norwich, Vermont, June 4,1841 * Rare military title * George Washington "Devoted To the Interests of the Militia, Military Science & National Defense" as noted in the masthead, where also is found their motto: "In Times Of Peace, Prepare For War". The back page has the: "Biography" of George Washington providing a mid-19th century glimpse of how he was viewed at the time. Other articles include: "Tactics", "Military Education", "West Point Academy", "Military Academy At West Point", and more. Lasted but 52 issues, 9 1/2 by 12 1/2 in., a rare & uncommon title. Other than a little (typical) foxing, in great condition.

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Ends November 30, 2017 14:24

$27.00
158482

FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL MAIL SERVICE Arrives at San Francisco 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914404933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 10, 1858 * First transcontinental mail service success * Arrives at San Francisco, California Page 4 has a report noting the very first transcontinental mail service to San Francisco, with: "Very Late From California" "Arrival of the First Overland Mail" "Short Trip Across the Plains" with several dispatches. See the hyperlink for further details. A very significant event in the settling of the West. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:12

$42.00
158454

1ST CENSUS of the United States Congress RESULTS & Slavery Slaves 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117316266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 10, 1791 * 1st Census of the United States (results) * 18th century original Page 3 contains a rather small report under the heading: "The Number Of Souls" which reports the result of the first census ever taken in the United States, a result of the Act of Congress from 1790 which authorized it. A census has been conducted every ten years since that time. This report notes 3,919,023 people, but not including: "...the states of South Carolina, and Vermont, the South Western and North-Western Territories from which no accurate returns have been made to the Secretary of State, are estimated to contain 360,000...". The ftpg. has an interesting article prefa... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:46

$115.00
158448

WESTERN EXPANSION Midwest Land Sale & Mexican War 1847 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372117310387

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 19, 1847 * Western expansion * Mexican War The top of the ftpg. has a document: "By the President of the United States" concerning the sale of land in the Iowa Territory, plus another very similar for the sale of land in Arkansas, and yet another for the sale of land in Wisconsin (see). Pg. 3 has various items concerning the Mexican War: "The Three Million Bill" "The Wilmot Proviso" "Very Interesting from Mexico--Latest" "Important from Mexico, via Havana". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:39

$33.00
158447

Rare TIN CUP Gunnison County COLORADO Old West Mining Ghost Town 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913829693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GARFIELD BANNER, Tin Cup, Gunnison County, Colorado, March 4, 1882 * Very rare Old West title A very rare title as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes only one institution as having just a single issue of this title. The holdings of the only other institution with any issues were recently purchased by us. In October 1859, prospector Jim Taylor panned some gold from Willow Creek, and carried it back to camp in a tin cup; he named the valley “Tin Cup Gulch.”. For years the area was the site of seasonal placer mining, but no year-round communities were established, partly because of the danger of Indian attack. In 1878, lode deposits were discovered and the town ... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:37

$92.00
158422

ARMY CADETS Richard Brinsley Sheridan Jr. College Football DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116266478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1931 * Richard Brinsley "Dick" Sheridan, Jr. * West Point Army Cadet death (1st report) * College football game vs. Yale (broken neck) The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Sheridan, Army End, Dies of Football Injury; Mother at Bedside After Fast Trip by Motor" (see) First report coverage on the death of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Jr., who broke his neck during a Army vs. Yale college football game. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:12

$38.00
158411

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston SC w/ Corinth & Perryville 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913274659

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TRI-WEEKLY MERCURY, Charleston, South Carolina, Oct. 16, 1862 * From the origin of the Civil War * Battle of Corinth & Perryville Among the ftpg. reports on the Civil War: "The Repulse at Corinth--Full and Authentic Details" taking nearly the entire first column. Also: "The Seal of the Confederacy" "The Campaign In Maryland" "Yankee Atrocities In Florida" "From the North" "The Confederate Flag" and more. The bkpg. includes: "Confederate States Diplomacy" "The News From Richmond" "Highly Important From Kentucky--The Battle at Perryville" "Latest From the West" "...Another Account of Stuart's Dash Into Pennsylvania" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue, never bound nor trimmed wi... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:53

$94.00
158405

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Election Victory 1st Report 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116238106

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 9, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln elected president (2nd term) * 1st report plus Civil War reporting A very significant & displayable issue on Lincoln's second election as President, with the top of the first column having heads including: "THE VICTORY" "Lincoln Re-Elected" "He Has Nearly All The States" "All New England For Him" "New-York Close But Pretty Sure" "New Jersey For McClellan" "Pennsylvania Union on Home Vote" "Delaware And Maryland Union" "The West All Right" "Copperheads Nowhere." Most of the balance of the ftpg. is taken up with charges of votes by ward, plus results in other towns as well. Complete in 8 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:41

$410.00
158373

ALLEUTAIN ISLANDS EARTHQUAKE Alaska & Hawaii Tsunami 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913238462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1946. * Alleutian Islands Earthquake * Alaska & Hawaii Tsunami The front page has a four column headline: "TIDAL WAVES IN THE PACIFIC KILL 300, BATTER HAWAII, WEST COAST, ALASKA; UNDERSEA QUAKES CAUSE UPHEAVAL" with subheads that include: "Devastation Vast" "5,000 Homeless In Hawaii" and more. (see) Related map on the front page as well. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. 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... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 12:57

$42.00
159125

GREAT TRI-STATE TORNADO Midwest Disaster West Frankfort Illinois 1925 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372138218501

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1925 * The Great Tri-State Tornado... * 1st report The front page has a three column headline: "950 KILLED, 2,700 INJURED BY TORNADO IN ILLINOIS, INDIANA AND MISSOURI; SEVERAL TOWNS WIPED OUT; FIRES RAGING" with subheads and related map. (see) First report coverage on the great tri-state tornado disaster. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 23, 2017 08:05

$49.99
159121

BARRACKVILLE WV Marion Co. West Virginia Coal Mine Gas EXPLOSION 1925 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372138196990

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 18, 1925 * Barrackville, West Virginia mine explosion The front page has one column headings: "33 PROBABLY KILLED IN MINE EXPLOSION" "Ignition of Gas Is Believed Cause of Blast Wrecking West Virginia Shaft" and more. (see) First report coverage on the coal mine explosion at Barrackville, West Virginia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine nice condition.

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:29

$37.00
158315

Rare & Early SITKA AK Alaska City View PRINT & Havana Cuba Harbor 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912405959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 9, 1856 * Rare Sitka, Alaska print The front page features a print: "Portrait of Ex-Governor Hunt, of New York" plus an article on "General Walker as a Political Mentor". Nice prints inside include: "Entrance To The Port Of Havana, From Puerte Del Principe" & "Havana--Part Of The Harbor--Fort Of Aratas" "Sinking Of The Staten Island Ferry Boat 'Columbus,' New York Harbor". One-third page view of: "Sitka, A Russian Settlement On The West Coast Of North America" with a related article. The back page has 4 prints relating to: "College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York City" with text. Complete in 16 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:05

$59.00
158282

Rare LOS ANGELES Southern California Wild Old West 1873 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912024274

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, March 4, 1873 * Rare Old West title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Complete in 4 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2017 12:58

$37.00
159049

Rare GERMANS Germany OCCUPATION Island of Guernsey 1945 World War II Newspapere


eBay Auction Item # 372136137989

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE STAR, Guernsey, Feb. 14, 1945 * Rare German occupation title * World War II - WWII Among the front page heads are: "7,966 Enemy Tanks Destroyed in Past four Weeks" "Soviet Guards Division Wiped Out" "Soviets Distrust Western Allies" and more. Four pages, 12 by 12 1/4 inches, very nice condition. This newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel and was occupied by the Germans during almost all of WWII. During the Nazi occupation they took over this newspaper and filled it with pro-German propaganda, offering a unique insight into how the Axis reported the news during the war.

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Ends November 21, 2017 09:57

$24.99
158992

Very Rare GRAND JUNCTION Mesa County Western COLORADO Old West 1898 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372134962991

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SEMI-WEEKLY STAR, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, April 8, 1898 * Very rare title A nice & very rare newspaper from this town in Western Colorado along the Colorado River. Although Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) records a "Grand Junction Star" there is no record of "the Semi-Weekly Star". Various news items and advertisements. Four pages, archival strengthening at the blank spine, a bit fragile so it should be handled carefully. Generally in very nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2017 21:00

$87.00
158228

Scottish Novelist SIR WALTER SCOTT 1st Baronet DEATH 1832 Gentlemen's Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909907484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, October, 1832 * Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet death Near the back of the issue is the obituary for Sir Walter Scott taking nearly 24 pages. Although lengthy and informative, the first line of the obituary may describe him best: "Sept. 21. At Abbotsford, Co. Roxburgh, aged 61. Sir Walter Scott, Bart. the proudest name in the modern annals of literature." There is also a half page engraving: "Dryburgh Abbey, The Burial Place Of Sir Walter Scott". Includes the plates called for (some water staining to a portion of one) save for the map of Western China. Complete in 104 pages, 5 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches, full title/index page, good condition.

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:34

$55.00
158187

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909285337

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, San Diego, California, June 24, 1873 * Old West title The front page has an interesting & rather progressive view of suicide titled: "Not Always Cowardice". Page 2 has news from: "Arizona" plus other local & national reports. A wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some loss at the margins, great condition. A very early newspaper from San Diego.

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:28

$38.00
158084

Rare BUFFALO BILL CODY Wild West Show & Scout Fame PRINT 1884 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107582919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL POLICE GAZETTE, New York, Oct. 18, 1884 * Buffalo Bill Cody Among the various portraits inside is a nice one of; "Hon. William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill)". There is a brief bit of text on him on pg. 2. A wealth of other prints including a fullpg: "The Humors of Sport", and other sensationalized prints. There is a nice full-figure & fullpg. print of a boxer: "Dominick Francis McCaffrey--Who claims the Championship of America..." (see wikipedia/Google for more on him). Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:12

$64.00
158065

Rare CLYDE BARROW Texas Enemy # 1 & Raymond Hamilton PHOTOS 1934 TX Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106939215

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS, Texas, January 24, 1934 * Outlaw Clyde Barrow photo * Bonnie and Clyde fame The front page has two, one column photos of Clyde Barrow & Raymond Hamilton with caption: "Texas' Enemies Nos. 1 and 2" and text that includes: "The daring of Clyde Barrow, last of the Bloody Barrows of West Dallas slum fame...." Rare to find period photos of Barrow prior to his death. Probably not found in non-Texas newspapers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2017 14:14

$220.00
158060

Rare CARSON CITY NV Nevada KIT Comstock Lode Mining Town 1871 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106924613

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY STATE REGISTER, Carson City, Nevada, Dec. 3, 1871 * Wild Old West * Rare title Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its heyday during the mining era has all ads and notices on the front page, news, topical items and ads on pages 2 & 3, and all ads and notices on the bkpg. Carson City is named for the famed mountain man Kit Carson & is about 30 miles south of Reno. It originated as a stopover for California bound emigrants, but developed into a city with the Comstock Lode, a silver strike in the mountains to the northeast. The city has served as the capital of Nevada since statehood in 1864. Four pages, small folio size, nice ... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:53

$38.00
158040

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391907981354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 22, 1895 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County Difficult to find 19th century newspapers from Phoenix but here is one. This was published 17 years before Arizona statehood. Various news & ads of the day including "To Treat With Yumas" "A Committee Appointed to See Them" "Some Interesting News From Tucson" "Burial Of A Wax Man" "A Corpse that Was Not Human" "He Feigns Death & Leaves a Wax Figure For His Friends to Weep Over" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2017 12:24

$37.00
157987

BATTLE OF BLAIR MOUNTAIN Mingo Co. West Virginia Civil Uprising 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372103042006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 27, 1921 * Battle of Blair Mountain * Logan County, West Virginia The front page has a one column heading: "REVOLT REPORTED AFTER MINGO TRUCE" with subheads that include: "Miners Rebel After Acceding to Leaders' Order to Halt, and Seize a Train" and more. (see) First report coverage on the beginning of the Battle of Blair Mountain in the coal regions of West Virginia. Nice headline for display. Lengthy text continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:55

$42.00
157986

Very 1st TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT Bremen Airplane Westward 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905449961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1928 * 1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward * Bremen, German Junkers W33 aircraft * Ireland to Canada The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "OCEAN FLIERS LAND SAFELY ON ISLAND OFF LABRADOR COAST, DESCEND IN SNOWSTORM, 400 MILES NORTH OF THEIR COURSE; FIRST TO MAKE WESTWARD PASSAGE; RELIEF SHIP ON WAY" with many subheads, photos and map. Lengthy text continues on the following pages. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, a few binding slits along the spine, very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Bremen i... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:54

$67.00
157982

BATTLE OF PERRYVILLE Kentucky Braxton Bragg CONFEDERATE 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372103023021

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 22, 1862 * Battle of Perryville, Kentucky * General Braxton Bragg report * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "From Northern Virginia" "The Movements In Kentucky" "Our Importations--Trading With the Yankees" "Treatment of Returned Prisoners" "Notes of the War" which has many subheads; "The Virginia State Line" and more. The back page begins with a very lengthy editorial which begins with a rare admission of failure: "It can no longer be concealed that the campaign in the West has proved a failure...That the disappointment of southern expectations is due to the want of ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:49

$97.00
157975

Nice Old West Style TRAIN ROBBERY Hold Up Lake Shore Railroad 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905439671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1893 * Old west style train robbery The front page has over two columns (and more inside) headed: "LAKE SHORE TRAIN HELD UP" "Atlantic Express Robbed" "Dynamite Used By The Outlaws, Who Get Nearly $20,000" "The Engineer Shot By the Bandits" and more subheads. A terrific and very detailed account of a "classic" train robbery from the Wild West Twelve pages, evenly toned, good condition but should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:39

$38.00
157969

SID HATFIELD Battle of Matewan Police Chief Fame Shootout KILLED 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372102999689

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1921 * Sid Hatfield death (1st report) * Battle of Matewan, West Virginia fame The front page has a one column heading: "SID HATFIELD SLAIN BEFORE COURT HOUSE" with subheads that include: "Noted Figure in Recent West Virginia Mine Troubles Is Killed in a Gun Fight" and more. (see) First report coverage on the shooting death of William Sidney 'Sid' Hatfield, police chief of Matewan, West Virginia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, some spine wear, a little other minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:17

$62.00
157850

Rare DOWNIEVILLE Sierra County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Rush Town 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100123932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MOUNTAIN MESSENGER, Downieville, California, September 21, 1878 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining town * Sierra County Downieville is a very small town at 3,000 ft. elevation in Northwestern California. It was founded in late 1849 during the Calif. Gold Rush, first known as "The Forks" for its location at the confluence of the Downie River and the North Fork of the Yuba River. It was soon renamed after Major William Downie, the town's founder, a Scotsman who led an expedition of nine miners (7 African-Americans) up the Yuba River. Four pages, various local news & ads, light even toning, minor margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:28

$38.00
157795

Rare & Early SAFFORD AZ Graham County Arizona Territory OLD WEST 1905 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372096636744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GRAHAM GUARDIAN, Safford, Graham County, Arizona, July 9, 1905 A quite uncommon title from Eastern Arizona and a territorial title as well as Arizona did not become a state until 7 years later. Four page, loose at the spine, much chipping at the margins and many tears at the margins. Very fragile and must be handled very carefully.

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Ends November 04, 2017 15:09

$37.00
157765

JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang TRAIN Robbery Winston MO Missouri 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900502920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, July 22, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Chief Sitting Bull surrenders * Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux The front page has: "Sitting Bull & His People Surrender to Maj. Brotherton" "Arms & Ponies Turned Over to the Government--Details". A great page 3 report is headed: "HANDS UP" "The Daring Robbery on the Rock Island Road" "By a Thoroughly Organized Gang of Desperadoes" "Thought by Some to be Old Hands at the Business" "The Conductor & One Passenger Killed" "Large Amount of Money Obtained--Full Particulars of the Affair". This is one of the more famous railroad robberies from the Old West, and as mentioned in the text: ... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:15

$179.00
157759

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ John Hancock - Boston MA 1777 Old American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900491752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & THE UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 5, 1781 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other (see). Most of the front page is taken up with an Act by Massachusetts worded: "An Act for Preventing all Commerce & Illegal Correspondence with the Enemies of the United States of America". Page 2 has two more documents from Mass., each signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Fully half of page 2 is taken up with a fine & detailed account of the Battle of Cape Henry, a n... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:53

$485.00
157758

DON BRADMAN Australian Cricketer North American Tour PHOTO in 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900491364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1932 * Australia tour of North America * Don Bradman "The Don" photo * Greatest cricket batsman ever The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Australian Cricketers Overwhelm West Indian Team in First New York Match" with subheads and photo of Don Bradman headed: "Don Bradman On His Way To Bat Yesterday" (see) Probably only found in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries ... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:52

$40.00
157751

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372095726009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN (Semi-Weekly), California, April 29, 1882 * Wild Old West * Uncommon title From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Complete in four pages, various news & illus. ads of the day, minor irregularity along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:43

$37.00
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