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165308

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Spain Recognition Revolutionary War 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374437037

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 17, 1782 * American independence * Spain recognizes The bkpg. has a report noting: "...a letter from a correspondent at Madrid...that the Grand Council of Spain had just published a manifesto in which they had solemnly protested against the independence of the American Colonies...The protest against the British Colonies being acknowledged an independent state, is said to be worded in the most direct & positive terms the language is capable of admitting...deprived of their possessions in the southern part of the American continent, should they admit the Thirteen Provinces to erect a government of their own...". Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:48

$36.00
165307

PATRICK HENRY American Revolutionary War at the Beginning 1775 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085982967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 6, 1775 * Revolutionary War original from the enemy * Patrick Henry & much more An inside page has a proclamation issued by the Royal Governor of Virginia stating in part: "...I have been informed...that a certain Patrick Henry...of Hanover, and a number of deluded followers, have taken up arms...and put themselves in a posture of wars...in defiance of the law and government...particularly in extorting from his Majesty's Receiver General the sum of £330 under pretense of replacing the powder I thought proper to order from the magazine..." Another report on the same page mentions: "...advices from Philadelphia [say] that the Congress had resolved to separate ... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:48

$127.00
165306

Rare 18th Century IPSWICH East Anglia Suffolk England 1756 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085981456

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE IPSWICH JOURNAL, England, Feb. 28, 1756 * Rare title * 18th century Certainly one of the less common 18th century British titles. News reports are exclusivity from and about Europe. The entire bkpg. is taken up with advertisements. Four pages, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:48

$37.00
165305

Rare 18th Century WHITEHALL Westminster London England 1773 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374436165

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, June 17, 1773 * Rare 18th century title * Pre Revolutionary War * Nice masthead engraving Page 3 has an interesting article from "Otahitee" [Tahiti] concerning the banishment of criminals to a neighboring island called "Balobola" (see). Four pages, red tax stamp on the ftpg., wide, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:47

$37.00
165304

BABE RUTH World Series Johnny Sylvester Home Run HOSPITAL PROMISE 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374435816

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1926 * Babe Ruth - World Series HR promise * Johnny Sylvester - sick boy Page 19 has an article with one column heads: "Sick Boy Expecting Ruth 'Homer' Today" "Lad Who Received Autographed Baseballs May Hear Game by Radio". As most baseball fans know this is the story of Johnny Sylvester, an 11 year-old deathly ill, to whom Babe Ruth promised a home run in the World Series. Ruth came through with 3 home runs in game 4 --and as the story goes--causing the boy to recuperate, saving his life. By some accounts Ruth told Sylvester he would try to hit another homer or two for him on October 9, hence the heading in this article (he would fail to do so). A nice issue... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:47

$88.00
165303

ST. FRANCIS DAM Disaster Los Angeles CA San Francisquito Canyon 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374435527

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1928 * St. Francis dam disaster * Los Angeles California area The front page has a four column headline reporting the famous St. Francis Dam break with: "274 PERISH, 700 MISSING, IN TORRENT LOOSED BY BURSTING CALIFORNIA DAM; FLOOD ENGULFS VICTIMS AS THEY SLEEP". Several subheads including: "Water Wall 78 Feet High" "Homes, Ranches and Roads Are Swept Away in 20 Mile Canyon" "Pack Trains Hunt Bodies" and more. Also a photo of the shattered dam. Reporting continues on page 2 with a photo and map. The St. Francis Dam break was very controversial: see the Wikipedia information below. Complete in 52 pages, very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Three minutes b... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:46

$85.00
165302

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374435258

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 August 18, 2018 15:46

$177.00
165301

Rare CONFEDERATE Jackson MS Civil War 1863 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374434646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 31, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. Note that the city of publication, "Jackson", is noted near the top of page 2. The front page has much on the war including: "Federal Reports from Port Hudson" "From Washington" "Congressional Proceedings" from Richmond; "Federal Officers in Tennessee" "Federal Reports From Mobile" "Answer to a Yankee General's Remonstrance" "Letter from Lincoln to McClellan" which is signed in type: A. Lincoln; "A Daring Adventure of the War" "Finances of the Confederate States" and other items. The back page... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:45

$177.00
165300

CHARLESTON SC South Carolina CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Old Southern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374433978

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Nov. 22, 1861 * From the origin of the Civil War This was one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States of America" in the dateline. Among the front page items are: "From Richmond--Confederate Congress--Latest Northern News" "From Nashville", "From Memphis...Address to Sister States on the Threatened Invasion", "From Knoxville, Tennessee..." "From Montgomery" "Latest From Arkansas" "The Battle Of Port Royal" which is the official report of General Sherman, signed by him in type: T. W. Sherman (sic), followed by: "General Sherman's Proclamation To The People of South Carolina also signed by him; "Dismounting Guns" "The Capture of ou... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:44

$105.00
165299

LEO FROBENIUS Ethnography - African History - Archaeologist DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085975425

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 10, 1938 * Leo Frobenius death (1st report) * Ethnologist, archaeologist, African history The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "LEO FROBENIUS, 65, EXPLORER, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) 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 with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:43

$37.00
165298

BATTLE OF LAKE KHASAN Changkufeng Incident Japan & Russia ENDS 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374433584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 11, 1938 * Battle of Lake Khasan ends * Changkufeng Incident - Russia * Manchukuo (Empire of Japan) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "RUSSIA AND JAPAN IN TRUCE, HOLD LINES NOW OCCUPIED; AGREE TO DELIMIT BORDER" with subheads. (see) 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 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:43

$37.00
165297

HARVARD-YALE REGATTA Boat Race Rowing Thames River New London CT 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085975075

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1938 * Harvard-Yale Regatta boat race * Rowing races - Thames River The sport's section page (9) has a banner headline: "50,000 Watch Harvard Oarsmen Register First Sweep Over Yale Since 1916" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy reporting. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:42

$38.00
165296

JENNY KAMMERSGAARD Danish Denmark Girl Swimmer Swims Baltic Sea 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374432792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1938 * Jenny Kammersgaard swims Baltic Sea * Swimming - Danish girl - Denmark The top of page 15 has a two column heading: "Danish Girl, 19, Swims Baltic Sea, 37 Miles in 40 Hours 9 Minutes" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:42

$37.00
165295

HENRY FORD "Grand Cross of the German Eagle" from Adolph Hitler 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374432323

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1938 * Henry Ford's 75th birthday celebration * Receives "Grand Cross of the German Eagle" * Adolph Hitler - Nazis - Third Reich The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Ford, at 75, looks to 'Going Ahead'; Huge Parties Given Him in Detroit" with subhead. (see) First report coverage of Henry Ford's 75th birthday celebration in which he received the Grand Cross of the German Eagle from Nazi officials. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:41

$37.00
165294

DON BUDGE Wins Wimbledon Men's Singles Championship TENNIS Title 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374429928

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1938 * Don Budge wins Wimbledon * Men's singles tennis title The sport's section (page 7) has a four column headline: "Wimbledon Title Retained by Budge" with subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage on American tennis player, Don Budge, winning his second and last Wimbledon singles title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, a little spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:37

$37.00
165293

SHORT MAYO COMPOSITE 1st Piggyback Transatlantic Airplanes Flight 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085971478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1938 * Short Mayo Composite airplanes * Piggyback seaplane/flying boat combination * First transatlantic flight The top of the front page has a two column headline: "'Pickaback' Plane Spans Atlantic After Take-Off From Bigger Craft" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the first transatlantic flight for the a piggyback seaplane/flying boat combination named Short Mayo Composite. Article continues inside with a few related photos. and map. 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 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:37

$37.00
165292

EIGER MOUNTAIN North Face Climbed for 1st Time Bermese Alps 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374429150

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1938 * North face of Eiger Mountain * Bernese Alps - mountain range * Climbed for the very 1st time The front page has a one column heading: "CLIMBERS CONQUER DREAD EIGER PEAK" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the 1st time the North face of Eiger Mountain was climbed. 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 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: It was first climbed on July 24, 1938 by Andreas Heckmair, Ludwig Vörg, Heinrich Harrer and Fritz Kasparek, a German–Austrian group. The group had originall... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:36

$37.00
165291

JOHN WILLIAM WARD Famous Gotham Hotel SUICIDE JUMP 1938 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374428708

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1938 * John William Ward suicide jump * Gotham Hotel in Manhattan The top of the front page has a two column headline: "YOUTH 11 HOURS ON LEDGE LEAPS 117 FLOORS TO DEATH AS THOUSANDS WATCH HIM" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3 with 3 related photos. First report coverage on John William Ward's suicide jump from he 17th floor of the Gotham Hotel in Manhattan. The 1951 motion picture "Fourteen Hours" was based on the events of that day. Great to have in the famous NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:35

$40.00
165275

YEAR OF THE STAMP ACT British America Colonies Duty 1765 BOUND VOLUME Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085400023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, 1765 * Year the Stamp Act This is a bound volume with all 12 monthly issues plus the annual "Appendix" issue as well. This is a nice year for American-related content with various reports on the historic & hated Stamp Act. Some of the content noted in the index includes: "Shawanese & Other Nations Submit" "Armed Vessels to be Built in New York" 'Mines in S. Carolina" "On the Taxing the Colonies" "Divided Into Two Districts" "A Favorable Description of it" "Forces to be Quartered in Quebec" "New York Alarmed at the Stamp Duties" "Commotions on Account of the Stamp Duties" "Of the Privileges of the Americans" 'The Right of Taxing Them" "Their Claims Repre... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:31

$280.00
165274

HENRY OSSAWA TANNER African-American Painter Artist DEATH 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085398947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1937 * Henry Ossawa Tanner death * African-American painter - artist The top of page 26 has a one column heading: "HENRY O. TANNER, PAINTER, WAS 78" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Henry Ossawa Tanner, painting artist who was the first African-American painter to gain international acclaim. 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 with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:29

$47.00
165273

IVAN PAVLOV Russian Physiologist 1st Nobel Prize Laureate DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372373346904

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1936 * Ivan Pavlov death (1st report) * Russian physiologist * Nobel Prize winner The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "IVAN PAVLOV DEAD; PHYSIOLOGIST, 86" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist known for his work is classical conditioning. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals wer... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:28

$46.00
165272

AIRSHIP NORGE Norwegian Roald Amundsen 1st North Pole Flight ? 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085398349

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1926 * Roald Amundsen & Airship Norge * 1st official North Pole flight ? The front page has a nice banner headline: "NO WORD FROM NORGE, MISSING TWO DAYS; MAY BE ADRIFT IN POLAR STORM OFF ALASKA; BRYD PREPARES FOR A SEARCH BY AIRPLANE" with many subheads and related map. 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 even toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Norge was a semi-rigid Italian-built airship that carried out what many consider the first verified overflight of the North Pole on May 12, ... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:27

$47.00
165271

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372373345693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 9, 1669 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a n... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:27

$47.00
165270

PINOCCHIO Walt Disney Movie Opening Night DEBUT Advertisement 1940 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085397585

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1940 * Walt Disney's Pinocchio movie ad * Opening night premiere Page 17 has a 10 x 5 inch advertisement for the opening night showing of the famous Walt Disney animated cartoon movie 'Pinocchio' With movies at that time usually released 1st in New York City, this could very well be the very 1st advertisement for this movie classic in any newspaper. Nice illustration of the main character within this ad. (see) Nice edition for any Walt Disney collector. News of day, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, rag edition in very nice c... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:26

$57.00
165269

Second Battle of EL ALAMEIN Egypt World War II Erwin Rommel Loss 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085397333

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 5, 1942 * Second Battle of El Alamein * World War II Egypt - Africa * Erwin Rommel defeated The front page has a nice banner headline: "ROMMEL IN FULL RETREAT, TANKS, GUNS SMASHED, GENERAL KILLED, ANOTHER AND 9,000 PRISONERS" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:25

$42.00
165268

YOUNG BROTHERS MASSACRE Ozarks Police Killings Missouri Shootout 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372373343977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., January 3, 1932 * Young Brothers Massacre (1st report) * Brookline, Missouri - Public enemy era * The Ozarks Mountains - police killings The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SIX LAW OFFICERS SLAIN TRYING TO NAB OUTLAWS; MISSOURI GUARD CALLED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Young Brothers Massacre at Brookline, Missouri. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 40+ pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:24

$50.00
165267

Rare 1887 ST. HELENA Napa County CA California Newspaper w/ Treasure Island


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085395412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. HELENA STAR, Napa County, California, September 30, 1887 * Rare old West title * Robert Louis Stevenson This is a small town north of the San Francisco Bay area. The front page features a chapter from the serialized "Treasure Island, by Robert L. Stevenson", with a front page illustration from the book as well. It first appeared in book form just 5 years previous. Four pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:20

$33.00
165266

WILLIAM GILLETTE Actor Playwright Stage Manager DEATH w/ Photos 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372373341338

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1937 * William Gillette death * American actor-manager * Sherlock Holmes Page 21 has a one column heading: "WILLIAM GILLETTE, ACTOR, DEAD AT 81" with subheads and four related photo. First report coverage on the death of William Gillette, American actor-manager, playwright and stage manager. He was best remembered for portraying Sherlock Holmes. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:19

$47.00
165265

PAUL MORPHY American Chess Master & Mormons PROVO Utah Prints 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372373340789

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858 * Paul Morphy - American chess champion * Mormons - Provo, Utah The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside. Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "Fort Yale and the Gold Hunter's Camp, Frazer's River". There is also a print of: "Mr. Paul Morphy in the Act of Playing Eight Games of Chess...", he being a very famous chess player. A half page is an early Mormon item: "Brigham's Shanties at Provo City", Utah. A half page shows: "Donati's Comet, as it Appeared September 30, 1858" with accompa... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:19

$79.00
165264

HUEY LONG The Kingfish Gets BLACK EYE at Sands Point NY Party 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085394639

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, August 29, 1933 * Louisiana Senator Huey Long - "The Kingfish" * Gets black eye at Sands Point Bath Club - New York Page 6 has a brief article with a one column heading: "HUEY P. LONG HIT IN EYE" with subhead. (see below for more information) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, good condition. wikipedia notes: Louisiana Senator Huey Long was involved in a physical altercation at the Sands Point Bath Club in Sands Point, New York. At 3 in the morning in the club washroom, Long became involved in some kind of scuffle and received a black eye. Long later claimed... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:18

$32.00
165240

Rare HENRY DEARBORN & John Rodgers Letters War of 1812 1814 Military Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372109394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, March 8, 1814 The entire front page is taken up with various "Documents" explaining the causes of the failure of the American on the Northern Frontier and which accompanied the report of the Secretary of War. Included are 6 letters signed in type: H. Dearborn. Much reporting on the War of 1812 continues on page 2 (see for portions), and page 2 is mostly taken up with: "Rodgers' Cruise" being his letter to the Secretary of the Navy, signed: John Rodgers. Also within: Military Movements" "British Conspiracy" "Floating Batteries" "Army and Militia" and more. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-liv... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:40

$38.00
165239

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Archibald Montgomery Expedition Cherokees 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372108959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 23, 1760 * French and Indian War * The Cherokee War * Archibald Montgomerie Inside has over two-thirds of a page headed: "America" with datelines from Charleston, Philadelphia, Boston, New York, Louisbourg, Niagara & Newport. Included is an account of Colonel Montgomery with the Cherokees; mention that: "From Pittsburg we have advices...that Major Gladwin, with 400 men was arrived at Presque Isle...& that our forces from Fort Pitt..." also: "...have advice that our army at Crown Point is very healthy, in fine order & ready to march at a minute's notice...Indians were at Oswego...". Many more reports concerning the French & Indian War. Elsewhere is a ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:39

$38.00
165238

LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Meriwether & William BOOK Notice 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084829145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 21, 1807 * Lewis and Clark expedition The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details (see). All this takes an entire column. Part of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Aaron Burr" with considerable detail, and another, smaller report on pg.3: "Trial of A. Burr". Four pages, some minor loss at the blank spine, very nice ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:39

$78.00
165237

JOHN BYRON Royal Navy Global World Ship Voyage HMS DOLPHIN 1767 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372107533

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 18, 1767 * Commodore John Byron * HMS Dolphin * World voyage Inside has half of a page taken up with: "Further Extracts from A Voyage round the World in his Majesty's Ship the Dolphin, Commanded by the Hon. Commodore Byron".399.99 Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:38

$44.00
165236

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK South Seas Pacific Third Voyage w/ PRINT 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084828575

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, (London), September, 1784 * Captain James Cook * South Seas w/ print This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from November, 1777 thru February, 1778 when in the South Seas. As noted in "The Content" at the top of the first page, subheads include: "Arrival at Ulietea--Desertion from the Ships--Conspiracy to Seize the Captains Cook and Clerke--Christmas Island and the Sandwich Islands Discovered--Intercourse with the Natives of Atooi [Polynesia]" and much more (see), with the very detailed text taking 10 pages. Of signi... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:37

$148.00
165235

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084828269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 19, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pg. 2 has nice post-surrender reports including: "...that after the capitulation, drew lots which should come home because a number of them were to stay with their men. Those who were fortunate embarked at York Town for New York...that General Arnold is also coming to England...is to prefer a charge against Sir Henry Clinton that he (Arnold) made an offer to Gen. Clinton to prevent Washington going to the Southward but Gen. Clinton refused...". Of significance is the full pg. 6 content concerning the fate of Colonel Isaac Haynes (see hyperlink for much on him) who was hanged by the Brit... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:36

$58.00
165234

re. CORNWALLIS SURRENDER Yorktown VA Virginia Revolutionary War 1782 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 7, 1782 * re. Surrender of Lord Cornwallis * Revolutionary War - Yorktown, Virginia Inside has news headed: "America - From the South Carolina Gazette", the first article being critical of how France treats the people of Yorktown, with thoughts of uniting with England. Another report from Charleston is also cynical of the intentions of France in America (see). Page 6 has a report from the House of Lords with mention: "...That the immediate cause of the surrender of the army under Earl Cornwallis, at York Town, in Virginia, was owing to the want of a sufficient naval force to protect the same...The capture of Lord Cornwallis's army was indeed a melanch... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:36

$57.00
165233

re. STAMP ACT REPEALED Taxes Taxation Americans Threatened ? 1766 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372105076

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, October, 1766 * Re. repealing the Stamp Act, in a UK magazine Although formatted much like the more common "Gentleman's Magazine" this is a much more scarce title. A nice report is headed: "A Letter form the Principal Merchants in London Trading to the Colonies...when the Act For Repealing the Stamp Act Received the Royal Assent", a letter that is addressed: "To John Hancock, Esq., and the Rest of the Merchants in Boston" dated at London, March 18, 1766, the very day the repeal was formally announced. This letter takes a full page, & is followed by: "Petition of a Sufferer in the American Riots, for Redress, with the Resolution Thereupon". This is a ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:35

$46.00
165232

Early WEST FLORDIA Apalachicola River Land re. Creek Indians 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084825969

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 17, 1769 * Early West Florida * Apalachicola River Page 6 has reports datelines from Charleston and Boston with one report noting a conflict of ownership of the Keys off Florida. Another item begins: "They write from West Florida that the Spaniards have certainly been in treaty with the Creek Indians & making them offers for a quantity of land on the Apalachicola...". The Boston report notes a reward to discover: "...any of the rioters who on the evening of the 14th carried about certain figures or effigies & burnt the same..." (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:33

$43.00
165231

MEXICO-ARIZONA APACHE WARS Indians General George Crook Campaign 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084825422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 5, 1883 * Mexico-Arizona Apache Wars * General George Crook Page 3 has a column headed: "CROOK'S CAMPAIGN" "Official Report of the Gray Wolf to the War Department" "Difficulties Encountered & Overcome in the Pursuit of Apaches--The Battle in the Sierras". A nice account of Crooks battles with the Apache Indians. Also inside: "Robbed of $500" "Raid on a Car of the Adams Express Company" "A Possibility that the Car Was Plundered White the Messenger Slept...". Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:32

$29.00
165229

The Great STOCK MARKET Wall Street CRASH OF 1929 in a New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372081727

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1929 * Stock market crash of 1929 * During the heart of the crash * Best title to be had ? The stock market crash of 1929 did much to define America for the next decade, resulting in the Great Depression and all the trauma relating to it. It seemed common for many newspapers to put a positive spin on the on-going tragedy, so front page reports often conflicted with the reality of the time. Given that the stock exchange is in New York City, the "Times" remains one of the most desired of all newspapers on the crash. The top of the front page has three-column heads including: "STOCKS GAIN AS MARKET IS STEADIED; BANKERS PLEDGE CONTINUED SUPPORT; HOOVER SAYS B... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:17

$655.00
165228

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON England w/ Red Tax Stamp 1746 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372079394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY GAZETTEER: OR LONDON ADVERTISER, London, July 14, 1746 * Rare 18th century title An early & somewhat uncommon single sheet newspaper of small folio size. The front page has various news from London & elsewhere in Europe, including military items. The back page is mostly taken up with advertisements. Nice red tax stamp on the front page. Complete as a single sheet, 10 by 15 3/4 inches, the margins appears to have been trimmed but not close to any text, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:16

$34.00
165227

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette Over 285 YEARS OLD


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 30, 1729 * 18th Century original * Over 285 years old This newspaper is over 285 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete singlesheet issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:15

$24.00
165226

1948 LARRY DOBY 1st African American to Hit HOME RUN in World Series of Baseball


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 10, 1948 * Larry Doby becomes 1st African American * Home run in World Series history w/ photos * Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Braves The front page of this section has a banner headline: "INDIANS BEAT BRAVES, 2-1, FOR 3-1 LEAD IN WORLD SERIES" with subheads and three related photos, one showing Larry Doby crossing home plate after hitting run. More on page 7 of this section with another photo of Doby and box scores. First report coverage on game 4 of the World Series in which Larry Doby became the very 1st African American to hit a home run in the October classic. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:14

$52.00
165225

Best NATIONAL LAMPOON'S VACATION Film Movie Opening Day AD 1983 L.A. Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 29, 1983 * Best "National Lampoon's Vacation" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * American road comedy cult film - Chevy Chase A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "National Lampoon's Vacation" 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 bette... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:11

$88.00
165224

Early MORMONS Latter Day Saints at Nauvoo Illinois 1846 Windsor VT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372072592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Feb. 18, 1846 * Early Mormons * Nauvoo, Illinois The front page has an uncommonly lengthy article on: "The Mormons" taking over 1 1/2 columns. And it is not a kind one. A few bits include: "...It is no longer questionable that villainy, equal with fanaticism, has had a share in the events which have given notoriety to the community of Nauvoo...combined delusion and depravity on the surrounding region..." with much, much more. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, several small mends mostly at margins, minor foxing at folds.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:11

$37.00
165223

ADOLPH HITLER Becomes Dictator of Germany HINDENBURG Death 1934 Newspaper NAZIS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372068794

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Aug. 2, 1934 * Germany President Paul Von Hindenburg death * Adolph Hitler becomes dictator * Nazis begin climb to full power of Germany The banner headline announces: "VON HINDENBURG IS DEAD" with subheads that include: "Hitler Becomes Master of Germany by Decree of Cabinet Merging the Two Offices of President and Chancellor" and more, plus a photos of him headed: "Death Ends Remarkable Career". Sixteen pages, minor margin tears, generally good condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:06

$52.00
165222

BOBBY JONES Wins GRAND SLAM OF GOLF 4th Major/Year 1st Report 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372068062

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, Sept. 27, 1930 * Golfer Bobby Jones (early, same day report) * Grand Slam 4 Majors wins * Historic 1st report on the 4th win The front page has one column headlines: "JONES WINS BIG GOLF TITLE FOR FOURTH IN ROW" "Georgia Holder of Three Other Honors Well in Lead" "End Of 26 Holes" and more including a full-figure photo of him. The report mentions: "...this amazing man not only had won his 13th major title but had made a clean sweep of the golfing year...Three titles meant a record that no man has ever equaled. Four titles meant a miracle...". An early, same day report on the historic "grand slam" of golf achieved by legend Bobby Jones. Sixteen p... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:05

$62.00
165221

DR. TIMOTHY LEARY Drugs LSD Experiments HIPPIES Psychedelic Era 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084808989

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1963 * Dr. Timothy Leary's drug experiments * The hippie generation at the beginning Page 13 has a very notable report relating to the psychedelic era of the 1960's, being an early report of Dr. Timothy Leary. The report is headed: "OUSTED EDUCATOR REBUTS HARVARD", "Denies He Broke Pledge in Testing Drugs on Students" which is actually about Dr. Richard Alpert, however further into the article mentions Leary doing the same tests as well. Leary was known for his advocacy of psychedelic drugs while teaching at Harvard University. In 1967 while at a "Human Be-In" Leary spoke to a gathering of 30,000 hippies in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and uttered the famou... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:04

$97.00
165220

Very 1st NBA Porfessional Basketball ALL-STAR Game 1951 Springfield MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084808642

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, March 3, 1951 * Very 1st NBA All-Star game * National Basketball Association The sport's section has a very small yet notable report headed: "Eastern All-Stars In 111-94 Triumph Over West Rivals". While only brief, this was the very first NBA All-Star game, and great to have in a newspaper from the city where basketball was invented. Complete in 28 pages, small binding holes at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:04

$76.00
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