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158133

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman PHOTOS 1928 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107942794

Shown is an original & historic old rotogravure, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, July 8, 1928 * Amelia Earhart in London * Transatlantic Ocean flight This rotogravure section only has two front page photos of Amelia Earhart just after her famous 1928 flight across the Atlantic Ocean. One photo shows her surrounded by admirers in London and the other (smaller) shows her climbing out of the airplane she just bought from Mary, Lady Heath. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:50

$45.00
158132

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION State by State Duty to Enforce Statute 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107942253

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Special Features (Section 9) only, July 28, 1929 * United States Prohibition * State by state & the Constitution The front page of this section has a banner headline: "THE STATES DUTY UNDER PROHIBITION; Senator Borah Holds That, Although a State Cannot Be Mandamused to Pass or Enforce a Statute, It Has a Legal and Moral Obligation to Support the Mandates of the United States Constitution" with related illustration. (see) Lengthy text takes up the rest of the front page. Complete special features section (Sec. 9) only with all 18 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:49

$42.00
158131

CALVIN COOLIDGE Last U.S. President Prior to Obama VISITS CUBA in 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107941472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1928 * Calvin Coolidge visits Cuba * Last U.S. President prior to Obama * Pan-American Conference The front page has a three column headline: "COOLIDGE WINS CHEERS OF STATESMEN BY DECLARATION FOR SELF GOVERNMENT AS HE OPENS PAN-AMERICAN CONFERENCE" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy coverage continues on the following pages with complete text of Coolidge's speech. Other news of the day. Complete in 60 pages, some spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:48

$40.00
158130

OLD PEPPERSASS Mount Washington Cog Railway Last Ascent ACCIDENT 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107940355

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1929 * "Old Peppersass" last ascent - accident * Mount Washington Cog Railway * New Hampshire mountain climb Page 4 has one column headings: "MAROONED ALL NIGHT ON MT. WASHINGTON" "Last of Governors' Party, Held by 'Old Peppersass' Wreck, Return During Day" and more with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:46

$52.00
158129

JAMES J. BRADDOCK vs. Tommy Loughran Boxing TITLE Fight 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908720811

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1929 * Tommy Loughran wins (1st report) * James J. Braddock (Cinderella Man fame) * Boxing - light heavyweight title fight The sport's section (page 15) has a four column headline: "Loughran Beats Braddock and Keeps Title" with subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage on Tommy Loughran winning the Light Heavyweight boxing title. This fight was about 6 years before Braddock's famous heavyweight championship fight against Max Baer. 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 16, 2017 14:45

$45.00
158128

NEW LONDON SCHOOL Rusk County Texas TX Natural Gas EXPLOSION 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908720283

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, March 19, 1937 * New London, Texas school explosion The front page has a banner headline: "500 Bodies Taken From School Ruins" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the New London School explosion. Other news, sports, advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:44

$40.00
158127

Nice JAPANESE SURRENDERING End of World War II PEACE Close 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107937536

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HERALD EXPRESS--6th WAR EXTRA, Aug. 10, 1945 * World War II ending * Japan willing to surrender * Nice for display Large & bold headline above the masthead: "OFFICIAL SURRENDER OFFER MADE BY TOKIO" with a subhead: "Ask to Keep Emperor Allies Act on Plea" which includes a photo of: "Emperor Hirohito". The complete first section (of 2) with 8 pages, a little wear along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:42

$42.00
158126

United States Yacht RESOLUTE Wins Sailing Auld Mug AMERICA'S CUP 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908718690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1920 * U.S. Yacht Resolute vs. Shamrock IV * America's Cup victory * New York Harbor The front page has a nice banner headline: "RESOLUTE WINS FINAL RACE AND KEEPS THE AMERICA'S CUP; SHAMROCK LOSES SLOW CONTEST BY 13 M. 5 SEC., ACTUAL TIME; 'BEST BOAT WON,' SAYS LIPTON WHO WILL BUILD SHAMROCK V."" with subheads photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on pages 2 & 3. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:41

$40.00
158125

PANCHO VILLA Mexican Revolutionist Bandit Rebel SURRENDERS 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107935478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1920 * Francisco 'Pancho' Villa surrenders * Mexican rebel bandit The top of the front page has a one column heading: "VILLA SURRENDERS; LOWER CALIFORNIA DECLARED IN REVOLT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the surrender of the famous Mexican rebel Pancho Villa. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, irregular with some staples along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:39

$42.00
158124

Colonel AARON BURR Treason Trial DUEL Fame & Thomas Jefferson Act 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908717109

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 8, 1807 * Aaron Burr's treason trial * Thomas Jefferson act of Congress Much of the front page is taken up detailed reporting on the continued: "Trial of Col. Aaron Burr" which carries over to pg. 2. Page 3 has nearly 2 columns taken up with: "An ACT" of Congress concerning making provision for the redemption of the public debt of the country, signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:37

$32.00
158123

Early BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Game & Henry Wirz Andersonville Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107932942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 15, 1865 * Post Civil War baseball championship * Henry Wirz trial - Andersonville prison The back page has: "Out-Door Sports" "Base Ball" "The Grand Match At Brooklyn--The Atlantics The Victors--A Fine Display Of Batting". Summary describes the game as the second contest for the championship of the United States, and mentions in part: "...the presence of a force of police...had its preventive influence, but apart from that, the crowd was an American ball players crowd in its love of order and decorum...". Page 5 has: "The Trial of Capt. Wertz to Begin To-day" "He is Accused of Willful Maltreatment of Prisoners" "That He Refused Proper Shelter & Necessary Food" "That... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:35

$37.00
158122

Colonel DANIEL BOONE Kentucky Pioneer Frontiersman False Death 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908715427

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Sept. 15, 1818 * Daniel Boone - Kentucky pioneer * False death report The bottom of the front page has: "Death of Col. Daniel Boon" which reports that: "...early in last month Col. Boon rode to a deer-lick...while setting this concealed with his old rusty rifle in his hand, pointed towards the lick...without struggle or motion...he breathed out his last so gently that when he was found next day...he looked as if alive with his gun in his hand, just in the act of firing." This report was totally false, as Daniel Boone would not die until more than two years later. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:32

$37.00
158121

BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO Texas Revolution War & MORMONS in Ohio 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908714704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HINGHAM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 27, 1836 * Battle of San Jacinto victory * Texas Revolutuion * War of Independence * Mormons - Mormonism Page 2 has three reports, headed: "Highly Important From Texas--Reported Confirmation of the Overthrow of the Mexican Army & Capture of Santa Anna" and also: "Particulars of the Capture of Santa Anna" as well as: "Important From Texas" and then: "Further Particulars", all articles dealing with the historic Battle of San Jacinto, the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution (see hyperlink). Much fine content on this important event. As if this was not sufficient for one issue, pg. 2 also has: "The Mormons" which has: "...in Lorane County, Ohio...tha... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:30

$126.00
158120

THOMAS JEFFERSON Reitres Presidency & Public Life at Monticello 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908714286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, April 24, 1809 * President Thomas Jefferson * Retires from presidency & public life The front page has a letter from Rhode Island to Thomas Jefferson concerning his retirement as President, with his response datelined at Monticello, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:29

$29.00
158119

Rare CONFEDERATE Wilmington NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Bull Run 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107929038

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 14, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * re. Battle of Bull Run This is one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederates States Of America" in the dateline (see photos). The entire front page is taken up with advertisements. Page 2 has: "the News" "Who Is Gen. Rains?" "Attention Ladies!" "Speech of the Hon. J. C. Breckinridge in Baltimore" and other items. Perhaps the best article is "An Englishman at the Battlefield" which he visits just a few days after the Battle of Bull Run, and notes: "...we were in close proximity to the battle field--a fact, indeed, easily perceptible from the intolerable effluvia which greeted my nostrils...... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:28

$124.00
158118

NEWTON GANG Rondout Illinois TRAIN Robbery Largest in U.S. History1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908713244

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1924 * Rondout Illinois train robbery * Largest in United States history * Newton Gang The front page has a one column heading: "TRAIN BANDITS' LOOT MAY REACH $3,000,000" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: On June 14, 1924, Rondout was the site of the largest train robbery in United States history. Several outlaws, including the "Newton Gang" and a corrupt postal inspector, successfully carried out a robbery of over two million dollars worth of cash, jewelry and securities. All of the conspirators were caught and prosecuted shortly afterwar... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:27

$40.00
158117

CALVIN COOLIDGE Republican Party Nomination for President 1924 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908712163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1928 * Calvin Coolidge nominated for President * 1924 Republican National Convention The front page has a nice seven column headline: "COOLIDGE AND DAWES NOMINATED; GENERAL; GENERAL IS NAMED FOR SECOND PLACE AFTER LOWDEN, CHOSEN, REFUSES IT" with subheads and 2 illustrations. (see) Much more on the following pages. Loads of text. 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, irregular along the spine, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:24

$39.00
158116

PLAYA DEL REY California Girls Children Home FIRE Disaster 1924 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908711464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1924 * Playa Del Rey, California * Children home fire disaster * Hope Development School The top of the front page has a one column heading: "23 BURN TO DEATH IN CALIFORNIA HOME FOR DEFCIENT GIRLS" with subheads that include: "Wooden Building, With All Doors Locked, Traps Victims, Nearly All Children" and more (see). First report coverage on the fire disaster at the Hope Development School for sub-normal children at Playa Del Rey, California. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:23

$40.00
158115

JIMMIE FOXX & Chuck Klein MLB Philadelphia Baseball MVP'S Winners 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908710763

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 19, 1932 * Jimmie Foxx & Chuck Klein * Philadelphia Athletics and Phillies * MLB baseball most valuable players The sport's section (page 23) has a banner headline: "Two Philadelphia Players Judged Most Valuable in Major Leagues During 1932" with subheads that include: "KLEIN AND FOXX WIN PLAYER AWARDS" "Gehrig Again Runner-Up" and more with photos of Klein and Foxx. (see) First report coverage on Jimmie Foxx and Chuck Klein winning the MVP award for the 1932 baseball season. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag editi... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:22

$45.00
158114

MARIAN ANDERSON African American SINGER Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908710203

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1939 * Marian Anderson * African American Contralto * Famous Lincoln Memorial concert Page 19 has two column headings: "Throng Honors Marian Anderson In Concert at Lincoln Memorial", "Estimated 75,000, Gathered at Monument to Emancipator, Rush Toward Negro Singer at End--Ickes Introduces Her" with about 2/3 of a column of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 & stu... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:20

$57.00
158113

Early TELEVISION Invention to America Father of TV John L. Baird 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107917552

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 2, 1928 * John Baird - father of television * TV coming to America soon ? Page 16 has one column headlings that include: "TELEVISION CHAIN TO BE FORMED HERE" "American Purchasers of Baird Rights Say Entire Continent Will Ultimately Be Covered" and more. (see) A very significant report during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. Complete with all 52 pages, a little irregular with some wear along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:14

$42.00
158112

FRANKIE YALE Uale Gangster ASSASSINATION Al "Sacrface" Capone 1928 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107916259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1928 * Frankie Yale (Uale) assassination (1st report) * Gangster - gangland wars of the 1920's The front page has one column headings that include: "GANGSTER SHOT DEAD IN DAYLIGHT ATTACK" "Frank Uale Dies in Pistol Fight With Four Gunmen as He Drives in Brooklyn" "BULLETS ROUT BYSTANDERS" and more (see). First report coverage on the assassination of gangster Frankie Yale (Uale). He was a associate of Al Capone. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:12

$52.00
158111

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Post Airplane Flight HARASSMENT 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908703929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1928 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * Post Atlantic Ocean flight * Airplane "Friendship" * Sideshow attraction ? Page 9 has one column headings: "MISS EARHART TIRES OF BEING 'SIDESHOW'" "She Expresses Regret Over Radio Here That Her Companion Are Kept in Background" and more. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being relentlessly pursued by the media after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Was this an example of the modern day paparazzi ? 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 48 pages, a few small binding slits alo... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:11

$42.00
158110

EMILIO CARRANZA Mexico Mexican Aviator Airplane Crash KILLED 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908703444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1928 * Emilio Carranza killed * Mexican aviator - airplane * "Lindbergh of Mexico" The top of the front page has a two column headline: "CARRANZA KILLED IN CRASH AS HE FLIES INTO STORM IN JERSEY ON MEXICAN HOP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with 2 related photos and map. Loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:09

$40.00
158109

STOCK MARKET BOOM Wall Street Roaring 20's Pre Crash 1928 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107914102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, July 15, 1928 * The stock market boom * Wall Street thriving * Pre-crash of 1929 The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "NATION-WIDE FEVER OF STOCK SPECULATION; Eager Buying Has Reached All Classes of People Throughout the Country and Has Set New Records In Many Directions...." with related illustration. (see) Nice for display a little more than a year prior to the great stock market crash of 1929. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 16 pages, rag edition, a few binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:08

$57.00
158108

ROBERT H. GODDARD Rockets Rocketry Clark University Test Crash 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908702237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1929 * Robert H. Goddard * Early rockets - rocketry * Stratosphere flight Page 2 has one column headings: "METEOR-LIKE ROCKET STARTLES WORCESTER" "Clark Professor's Test a New Propellant to Explore Air Strata Brings Police to Scene" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:07

$55.00
158107

HERBERT HOOVER Charles Curtis Nominated for President 1st Ballot 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908701427

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, June 17, 1928 * Herbert Clark Hoover nominated for President * 1928 Republican National Convention The front page of this section only has a banner headline: "HOOVER: A NEW TYPE AMONG CANDIDATES; The Eingineer, War Organizer and Cabinet Officer Brings His Talents Into the Political Arena for the Republican Party--His Unique Career Has Embraced Varied Activities the World Over" with smaller subheads and illustration. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 20 pages, rag edition, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:06

$47.00
158092

REVEREND SAMSON OCCOM Mohegan Indian Presbyterian Cleric 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107628146

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1767 * The Reverend Samson Occom * Mohegan nation - Presbyterian cleric The last page contains a report on Reverend Samson Occom who had traveled to England to raise subscriptions (funds) for the Indian Charity School in Oneida. Occum, of the Mohegan tribe near New London, Connecticut, was the first Native-American to publish his writings in English (see Wikipedia or web-search for more). This contains the address that the chief speaker of the Indians to him, including: "...very glad you have come among us with God's news...We will, by the help of God, endeavour to keep the fire which you brought & kindled among us..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/2 b... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 09:02

$60.00
158091

TREATY OF UNION England & Scotland to be United Agreement 1706 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908507632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, England, Oct. 15, 1706 * "Treaty of Union" agreement * England & Scotland to be united This is a very significant issue on the history of the United Kingdom as the front page has a report datelined "Edinburgh, Oct. 4" which begins: "Yesterday the Parliament met with the usual solemnity & his Grace, the Lord High Commissioner's Commission being read, her Majesty's letter to the Parliament was also read, containing in substance, 'That since their last meeting, She had nominated Commissioners to treat of an UNION between Scotland and England, who, by their great Care and Diligence, had concluded a Treaty, and laid the same before Her Majesty; that She had called t... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 09:00

$280.00
158090

SAMUEL FRAUNCES'S Tavern Advertisement & John Jay's Treaty 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107625703

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE UNITED STATES, New York, July 28, 1795 * Fraunces's Tavern advertisement * Jay Treaty objection to George Washington In the middle of the front page is an advertisement headed: "Fraunces's Tavern" noting the moving of the business to 59 South Water Street. The ad is signed in type: Samuel Fraunces. See Wikipedia or web-search for much more on this very famous tavern. Page 3 has a lengthy address from people of Philadelphia: "To George Washington, President of the United States", objecting to some provisions of the Jay Treaty (see images for portions). Following this is a brief item noting: "...that Mr. Jay has been burnt in effigy in Charleston, S.C. and in Norfolk..." (see). This... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:58

$47.00
158088

VANGUARD TV3 America 1st Space Satellite Rocket EXPLOSION Failure 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908480471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIRROR NEWS--EXTRA, Los Angeles, Dec. 6, 1957 * Vanguard TV3 embarrassment * America's 1st attempt to launch satellite * Early, same day report - Nice for display The bold banner headline above the masthead announces the embarrassing entry of the United States in the space race with the Soviet Union, with a dramatic & very blunt statement: "SATELLITE FLOPS" with a subhead: "Moon Erupts on Test Stand". Also a four photo: "Picture Sequence Shows Explosion & Burning of Vanguard Rocket at Florida Site." This monumental failure of America's first attempt at space came just 2 months after the Soviets shocked the world with its successful Sputnik I launch, taking the lead in the space race... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:22

$87.00
158087

Rare 1st Southern ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Richmond Virginia 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107588568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND WHIG, Virginia, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * From capital of the Confederacy (post) * 1st Southern newspaper to report Once the capital of the Confederacy fell to the North in early April the Yankees also took over the press and continued printing newspapers. This is an early issue (#12) of this "union occupation" newspaper with page 4 coverage of Lincoln's assassination. According to the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (see Wikipedia/web-search for more), the Whig was the first newspaper in the South to print the news of the assassination. It is particularly noteworthy that this is the very first report of the assassination in Richmond, the Conf... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:21

$1,600.00
158085

Rare JEWISH PUBLISHER Mordecai Manuel Noah (1st Born Jew in U.S.) 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908478586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK ENQUIRER FOR THE COUNTRY, April 28, 1828 * Jewish publisher * Nice masthead This newspaper was published by Mordecai Manuel Noah who is credited with being the first Jew born in the United States to reach national prominence. With his last name of Noah he though it appropriate to have an engraving of Noah's Ark in the masthead. In 1819 Noah wrote a play, "She Would Be a Soldier", establishing him as America's first important Jewish American writer. In 1820 Noah tried to establish a Jewish homeland at Grand Island in the Niagara River to be called Ararat (see Wikipedia/web-search for more). This newspaper by Noah lasted for only 3 years. Page 2 has an ad supporting Andrew Jackson & ... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:17

$58.00
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
158083

ROBERT SMALLS Negro Slave Ship Captain CSS Planter FREED Print 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107579675

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862 * Robert Smalls, "Hero of the Planter", who would eventually go from the walls of slavery to the halls of The House of Representatives Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well. As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, and sailing it from Confederate controlled waters to the U.S. blockade. His example and persuasion helped convince President Lincoln to accept African-Americ... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 08:06

$98.00
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
158064

DOLLY MADISON President James Wife DEATH ? Newark New Jersey 1849 NJ Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908034503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey, July 10, 1849 * Death of Dolly Madison ? Page 2 has a small report headed: "Reported Death of Mrs. Madison" with a Washington dateline, noting: "Mrs. Madison, widow of James Madison, died this morning at an advanced age..." with a bit more, and then: "A despatch a few hours later says Mrs. Madison was still living, but very low." In reality she would die on July 12. Four pages, minor margin wear, a few ftpg. smudges.

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Ends November 15, 2017 14:13

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158063

ROBERT TODD LINCOLN President Abraham & Mary 1st Son PRINT 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908030693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OUR COUNTRY HOME, New York, May 1889 * Robert Todd Lincoln print * Abraham's last surviving child The middle of the ftpg. features a print of Robert Todd Lincoln, the only one of Lincoln's four sons to live into adulthood. Also a ftpg. article: "Robert Todd Lincoln, Minister to England" (see). Sixteen pages, 10 1/4 by 14 inches, minimal wear.

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Ends November 15, 2017 14:04

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158062

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Act of Congress 1808 Old Portsmouth NH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908030145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Portsmouth, July 26 1808 * President Thomas Jefferson Nearly 2 columns. on the ftpg. are taken up with: "AN ACT" concerning establishing court jurisdictions in Kentucky, Tennessee & Ohio, signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Pg. 2 has an article on the: "Embargo". Four pages, decorative masthead, a hole in the back leaf not close to mentioned content, a few archival mends to pg. 4.

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Ends November 15, 2017 14:02

$26.00
158061

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106925653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, July 10, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of pg. 3 has column heads: "THE CUSTER BATTLE" "A Report from the Battle Field" "Description of the Terrible Scene" with the text providing various details (see). The article takes half a column. This is followed by: "A Bold Outrage by Negroes In South Carolina". Four pages, some tears at edges with some inside pg. archival mends, generally good condition.

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:55

$67.00
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
158059

Great CHICAGO IL Skyline & World's Columbian Exposition PRINTS 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908024683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1892 * Chicago skyline foldout print * World's Columbian Exposition Nice full front page print: "Columbian Exposition, Chicago - The Dedication Ceremonies in the Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building." with several more pages of Exhibition prints inside. But the prime content is the large fold out print: "The Heart of Chicago, From the Masonic Building" found in the Supplement which is rarely available. And it is in uncommonly nice condition as the more typically received much wear. This foldout is in very nice condition (see).

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:52

$76.00
158058

Early re. EXTERMINATION OF JEWS Julius Streicher Nuremberg Speech 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908024100

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill): “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 16, 1936 * Very early mention on exterminating the Jews * Julius Streicher speech at Nuremberg * Nazi propaganda figure Page 14 contains one of the earliest reports of extermination as the solution to the "Jewish problem" not just in Germany but throughout the world. The report has one column heads: "Streicher Advises Foreigners On Jews" "Tells Group at Nurenberg the Way to Solve 'Problem' Is to Exterm... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:51

$215.00
158057

Frigates USS CONSTELLATION vs. La Vengeance NAVY Battle Quasi-War 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106922479

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Feb. 26, 1800 * USS Constellation vs La Vengeance * United States vs. French Navy frigates * Action of 1 February 1800 Page 3 has a great report on the naval battle between the USS Constellation and the French frigate La Vengeance, a single-ship action during the Quasi-War (see hyperlink for details). It was a victory for the U.S. Navy with this report headed: "Huzza For Truxton!" "Official" with a letter signed in type by: Thomas Truxton, introducing the victorious action, and then followed by a much more detailed account of the battle, also signed in type: Thomas Truxton. Pus there is a third letter signed by him offering thanks to his officers and crew. Four ... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:50

$58.00
158056

JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Negro Wins Heavyweight BOXING Title in 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106921667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Dec. 26, 1908 * Jack Johnson wins Heavyweight boxing crown * 1st Negro boxer champion (1st report) * Tommy Burns Page 3 has an article with one column heads: "Jack Johnson The New Heavyweight Champion" and: "Great Crowd Witnesses His Defeat of Tommy Burns at Sydney". The coverage is quite detailed (see for portions) taking about 17 column inches. It was at this fight that Jack Johnson became the first African-American to win the heavyweight boxing title. Complete in 10 pages, two ink spots affect each page but do not affect the mentioned report. Some margin wear, should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:49

$58.00
158055

DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN Famous 20th Century Headline 1948 Chicago Tribune Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908022601

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Price reduced by $1,000 (see note below)! CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 3, 1948 * Most recognized and sought after headline of the 20th century See the photos for what is arguably the most recognizable headline of the 20th century: "DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN". Even those not remotely knowledgeable about historic newspapers are familiar with this headline as it appeared in countless history books, historical reviews of the 20th century, and presidential campaign and election reports. It was the early "two star" edition of this paper which printed this famous error, changed with the second edition. And there were actually two different "two star" editions, one noting "City 54 pages... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:47

$3,350.00
158054

Aviator CHARLES LINDBERGH Atlantic Ocean Solo Flight Fame DEATH 1974 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908020951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NEWS, New York City, Aug. 27, 1974 * Charles Lindbergh death (1st report) The front page of this tabloid-size newspaper announces: "LINDBERGH DIES OF CANCER AT 72" with a photo of him from 1927 and a subhead: "Lone Eagle Is Buried In Hawaii". Text is on pg. 2 with a nice pictorial display at the centerfold. Nice back page photo as well. Complete in 28 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:44

$36.00
158053

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908020097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 10, 1778 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy A brief item on page 2 notes: "Gen. Campbell who is sailed for Georgia with 2000 men, has the fullest assurances of being supported by a powerful body of loyalists both in that province & Carolina upon his arrival." Other items include: "Advice is said...that Admiral Byron's fleet had fallen in with the French squadron off Boston, that a general engagement ensured in which the French were totally defeated..." and "Sir Henry Clinton has sent home a...requisition...to reinforce his army with 12,000 men...". And a back page item notes: "Gov. Johnstone...declared that he firmly believed two-th... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:42

$44.00
158052

STOCK MARKET Wall Street CRASH Prelude ? Bulls vs Bears Financial 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106914512

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1929 * Wall Street, New York City * Stock exchange market * Prelude to the great crash ? The front page has one column headings: "YEAR'S WORST BREAK HITS STOCK MARKET" "Trading of 1,500,000 Shares in Final Hour Swamps the Whole List" "Steel Drops 10 Points" and more. (see) Was this a warning sign of the great stock market crash that was a few weeks away ? Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:41

$50.00
158051

GREAT DEPRESSION BEGINNING Post Stock Market Crash Financial Fall 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908018827

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1930 * Post stock market crash of 1929 * Great Depression at the beginning * Financial downfall continues The front page has one column headings: "STOCKS BREAK AGAIN; 4,867,530 SHARES ARE TRADED IN TOW HOURS" "Distress Selling Helps Drive Leaders Down at Opening of Record Saturday Session" and more. (see) A nice Wall Street related item not long after the great stock market crash and at the beginning of the great depression. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:39

$38.00
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