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DAVID LIVINGSTONE FOUND Henry Morton Stanley AFRICA Exploration 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373225883109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1872  * David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from him since. So it is of no surprise that the Herald offered extraordinary coverage of the adventures of Stanley and Livingstone in Africa and no surprise as well that the Herald would be the first newspaper to announce the finding of Livingstone. Page 7 begins with column heads: "LIVINGSTONE SAFETY" "Herald Special Re[port From London" "First... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 08:48

$52.00
181228

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination PRINT Illustration1881 Extra Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050287056

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1881 * President James Garfield assassination * Rare extra edition of famed title - Prints This is the "Special Edition" of Harper's on the death of President James Garfield, and is entirely different from the "regular" edition of the same date as our item 174580 on our website. This "Special Edition" is considerably more rare, seldom found in sets of Harper's Weekly when they become available. The entire front page is taken up with a cameo-like engraving of "James A. Garfield". The double page centerfold is a Thomas Nast print captioned: "At Liberty's Door", noting the deaths of both Garfield and Lincoln (see). Two halfpg. prints are captioned: "Around a Bulletin Board, Richm... See More  

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Ends June 12, 2020 15:35

$49.00
179040

SOJOURNER TRUTH Black Woman Abolitionist Women's Activist 1882 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692782953

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1882 * Sojourner Truth * Black Woman * Woman's Activist Perhaps the most interesting item in this issue is just a small, inconspicuous item on page 3 under the "Personal" column reading: "Sojourner Truth writers to us from Battle Creek, Michigan, in reference to recent published paragraphs of her having a fine home, and her having made a will, etc. She says she has made no will, owns no farm, but has a small house encumbered by a mortgage, and has no income but what she derives from the narrative of her life and sale of her photograph, which she hopes, and we hope, her friends will buy to help her along in this one-hundred-and-seventh year of her stay on earth." She would pass aw... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:29

$46.00
178500

THOMAS NAST Christmas Santa Claus Route PRINT Harper's Weekly 1885 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372926269860

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 19, 1885 * Thomas Nast * Christmas Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the great Thomas Nast double page print: 'Santa Claus's Route' showing two children marking out his route from the North Pole. Very displayable. Other prints as well, several shown in the photos. The complete issue, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:41

$145.00
173096

Best "DIE HARD" Action Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1990 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372675546064

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 15, 1988 * Best "Die Hard" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Bruce Willis - Los Angeles skyscraper A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Die Hard" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique & d... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:02

$152.00
172825

Best 'MEN IN BLACK" Aliens Film Movie Opening Day AD Review 1997 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372667378441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 1, 1997 * Best "Men in Back" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * American science fiction action comedy film A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Men in Black" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such uniq... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2019 15:34

$68.00
164719

Great 19th Century BASEBALL PRINT "Double Play" Harper's Weekly 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372342352037

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1886 * Great 19th century baseball print The full ftpg. shows: "Some Setters & Pointers at the Dog Show" with a related article inside. Other prints include: "The Canoe Exhibition", a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Root Of The Matter"; a doublepage centerfold of: "Trinity Church, Boston"; and a full page: "Unveiling the Statue of Senator Hill at Atlanta". But the prime print is certainly the terrific & very displayable full page captioned: "A Double Play--First League Game, New York Against Boston, April 29" which shows a game in progress, showing the entire infield and a play about to be made on a runner at second base (see). This is one of the better... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2018 14:54

$275.00
163854

Rare FREDERIC REMINGTON Cheyenne Scouts in Oklahoma PRJNT 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392044734574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1889 * Rare Frederic Remington print Very nice full front page print: "Hunting Wild Turkey by Moonlight: Prints inside include: "The Late John Bright..."; a terrific double page centerfold by the famed Frederick Remington: "Cheyenne Scouts Patrolling the Big Timber of the North Canadian, Oklahoma"; "Robert T. Lincoln, U.S. Minister to England (and Abraham's son); "Frederick D. Grant, U.S. Minister to Austria" (U.S. Grant's son); and other images. The Supplement has many prints of the city of Portland, Oregon. Complete in 20pages, never bound nor trimmed, some toning, the Remington centerfold is very nice as are the prints of Portland.

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Ends June 14, 2018 15:09

$132.00
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