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CHARLES DICKENS Victorian Era Writer Novelist at Niagara Falls 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391882408451

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, October 29, 1842 * Writer Charles Dickens The front page features an article: "Recreations of the People" and an illustration: "Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Park" with fox hunters. Inside has: "A Whale in the Thames"; "Boz's Description of the Falls of Niagara" (this was Charles Dickens) which contains an illustration. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:14

$42.00
156320

Historic Yacht "AMERICA" 1st America's Cup Construction PRINT 1851 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864665197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 15, 1851 * 1st America's Cup close * Construction of yacht "America" The front page contains what is perhaps the earliest print of the American yacht named "America" to be found, captioned: "Yacht Building at New York to Compete with the English Yachts at Cowes". At this early point in its construction it was yet to be named, but it would be called the 'America', the namesake of the famous America's Cup race. Reference to this illustration is made in the August 9 issue, in which it is called the 'America'. There is a related article on page 2 titled: "New American Yacht" which notes in part: "...Her construction is on a novel principle...This... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:12

$137.00
145622

Great NIAGARA FALLS Large Colorful Foldout PRINT Illustration 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391492047509

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Aug. 25, 1860 * Great Niagara Falls illustration Certainly the prime piece with this issue is the excellent, very large, and colorful foldout "Supplement" print captioned: "The Falls Of Niagara" which folds out to measure 23 1/2 by 34 1/2 inches. When this issue becomes available this beautiful print is typically missing, having been removed years ago. But not only is this print present, it is in relative nice condition. Due to its size it is often damaged when found, but this print is not. There are a few small & discrete "scuff" marks in the bottom portion of the print, not distracting. There is off-setting in the margins from having been folded wit... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2016 14:13

$195.00
145416

JUMBO THE ELEPHANT Phineas P.T. Barnum & Bailey Circus Attraction 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391488824582

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 25, 1882 * Jumbo the Circus Elephant * P.T. Phineas T. Barnum & Bailey Prints within include: "Traveling in Siberia..." "Hong Kong Festivities..." "Wild Duck Shooting" and a full page with 5 scenes of: "Sketches of Jumbo, the African Elephant..." in additional to another full page: "Attempt to Remove Jumbo, the Great Elephant, From the Zoological Gardens". Included also is a dramatic double page foldout print: "A Colliery Explosion: Volunteers To the Rescue".

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Ends July 20, 2016 15:27

$37.00
145415

BLACKWELL'S ISLAND Insane Lunitic Asylum PRINT Nellie Bly Fame 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371661693288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 19, 1876 * Blackwell's Island insane asylum * Nellie Bly fame A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Snowballing" which shows a snowball fight among children. Also a fullpg. print: "America Sketches: Prison Life on Blackwell's Island", and another doublepg. centerfold: "Arrival of the Prince of Wales at Lahore" in India. Complete in 28 pages, great condition.

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Ends July 20, 2016 15:26

$37.00
143405

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River NYC Construction Completed PRINT 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604021763

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 2, 1883 * Brooklyn Bridge construction completed The full back page is a very nice print captioned: "The Brooklyn Bridge Over the East River Between Long Island and New York" was recently completed. Inside has a full page of 13 prints showing: "Sketches at the International Fisheries Exhibition" with several prints regarding fishing in Canada. Complete in 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:45

$38.00
143404

CHINESE EMIGRATION Steamship Alaska to San Francisco PRINT 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604021299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 29, 1876 Inside are several prints on "The War in the Herzegovina", a full page: "Map of a Portion of Africa" and a doublepg. centerfold: "Chinese Emigration to America: Sketch on Board the Steamship Alaska, Bound for San Francisco". Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:44

$38.00
141465

Early MOBY-DICK The White Whale Herman Melville Novel REVIEW 1851 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391387605546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 1, 1851 * Herman Melville's Moby-Dick * Early novel review - The Whale Page 3 has a quite inconspicuous review of what would become one of the more notable literary works of the 19th century, "Moby Dick", or as it was originally known. It was published first in England, just 13 days before this review, and was originally titled: "The Whale". Within the body of various reports under "Town Talk and Table Talk" is the review, which includes: "...Herman Melville's last and best and most wildly imaginative story, The Whale...will worthily support his reputation for singularly vivid and reckless imaginative power -- great aptitude for quaint and original phi... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2016 16:15

$69.00
141382

HMS THUNDERER (1872) British Royal Navy Battlesship PRINTS 1872 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371555454643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 20, 1872 * HMS Thunderer launching w/ prints Inside has 2 prints of Potsdam. Also a full page of: "The Right Hon. John Bright, M.P."; several prints of: "Plans & Sections of the Turrets & Guns of H.M.S. Thunderer" as well as a full page print of this ship. Other prints as well. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:34

$28.00
137205

June 28, 1873 19th Century MAP of AUSTRIA & the GERMAN EMPIRE Germany - Europe


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371464608151

Here is a 19th century foldout map of "AUSTRIA And The GERMAN EMPIRE" from the extra supplement of the Illustrated London News, dated June 28, 1873 This map measure 33 x 22 inches and is printed on very high quality paper, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing it to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Nice for display.

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:09

$34.00
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