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198717

Pan American Clipper Pioneer Honolulu Hawaii Airplane Flight 1935 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374140607616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 18, 1935 * Pan-American clipper Pioneer * Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii flight The top of the 4 has a one column heading: "CLIPPER REACHES HAWAII; CUTS U.S. TO ORIENT TRAIL" with subhead and related map. Also a related photo is on the back page. (see) Complete with 36 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends July 20, 2022 06:58

$42.00
198709

Italian Air Armada Flying Airplane Boats Italo Balbo w/ Photos 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394119874246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1933 * Italian Air Armada - flying boats * Italo Balbo arrives in NYC The top of the front page has a three column headline: "GREAT ITALIAN AIR ARMADA IS ACCLAIMED BY MILLIONS AS IT WINGS OVER THE CITY" with subheads. (see) Much more on the following pages with photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends July 17, 2022 12:27

$52.00
198670

Historic George Washington Farewell Address Orders to Army Troops 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374133850795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 27, 1783  * General George Washington * Farewell address to Continental Army Certainly the most notable content is a full text printing of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States", a very historic & notable document datelined: "Rocky Hill, near Princetown, Nov. 2, 1783." It reads in part: "A contemplation of the compleat attainment (at a period earlier than could have been expected) of the object for which we contended, against so formidable a power, cannot but inspire us with astonishment and gratitude--The disadvantageous circumstances on our part, under which the war was undertaken, can never be forgotten--The singular interpositions of Providenc... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2022 08:58

$696.00
198653

Alexander Winton Motor Carriage Company Automobile Pioneer Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374132051125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1932 * Alexander Winton death (1st report) * Winton Motor Carriage Company founder * Scottish-American bicycle & automobile inventor Page 21 has a one column heading: "ALEXANDER WINTON, AUTO PIONEER, DEAD" with subheads. (see) He formed one of the very first American companies to sell a motor car. 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 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2022 08:34

$39.00
198652

Charles Lindbergh Anne Morrow Yangtze River Plane Crash 1931 Rotogravure Photos


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394116987044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, November 1, 1931 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh & Anne Morrow * Airplane flight to the Orient * Yangtze River China crash photos This rotogravure section only has six front page photos regarding Charles Lindbergh's airplane crash on the Yangtze River in China. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 16 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2022 08:32

$42.00
198630

Fred Duesenbery Automobile Designer Race Car Motors Pioneer Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394116931142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 27, 1932 * Fred Duesenberg death * Automobile pioneer * Race car motors Page 12 has a one column heading: "Fred Duesenberg, Racing Car Builder, Dies Of Pneumonia" (see) First report coverage on the death of Frederick Samuel Duesenberg, automobile pioneer designer, manufacturer and sportsman. 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 26 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2022 07:52

$42.00
198620

Luna 2 Soviet Rocket 1st to Hit Surace of Moon Space Race Lead 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374130734558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, September 14, 1959  * Luna 2 - Soviet spacecraft * 1st to reach the Moon * Russia takes "space race" lead The banner headline is a sobering one for American scientists as it shows the Soviets are very much ahead in the space race: "RUSSIAN ROCKET HITS THE MOON" with subhead and related illustration. (see) Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 20 page 1st section only, minor margin wear, black pencil marking within the masthead, nice for display.

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Ends July 14, 2022 15:24

$52.00
198516

Mormons NAUVOO TEMPLE Illinois Description re. Joseph Smith Death 1844 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374123312584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1844  * Nauvoo Temple description * re. Joseph Smith's death * Mormons - Mormonism The front page article is headed: "The Mormon Difficulties" which begins: "The St. Louis New Era thinks the Mormon war at an end...the Mormons are deeply wounded at the death of their leader and look for vengeance in some form..." with a bit more.  The article continues with a description of Nauvoo, Illinois, which begins: "They have built up a considerable town in a very brief period. They claim a population in the city of about 15,0000...The buildings are scattered over a wide space..." with more.   At the bottom of page 3 is an article headed: "The Mormon Temple" which is very de... See More  

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Ends July 10, 2022 07:39

$144.00
198493

DUTCH HARBOR Alaska Attacks BATTLE OF MIDWAY Prelude World War II 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394107724181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, San Francisco, June 4, 1942. * Dutch Harbor, Alaska * Japanese airplane attack * Battle of Midway eve The front page has a one column heading under: "War Highlights" which reads: "Jap Bombers Strike At Dutch Harbor" (see) Interesting having a WWII report in this famous financial publication. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a a few small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends July 08, 2022 13:45

$52.00
198466

DOUGLAS C-54 SKYMASTER Transatlantic Airplane AUTOPILOT Flight 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394107549291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1947 * Douglas C-54 Skymaster airplane * Transatlantic flight by autopilot The front page has two column headings: "Robot-Piloted Plane Makes Safe Crossing of Atlantic" "No Hand on Controls From Newfoundland to Oxfordshire--Take-Off, Flight and Landing Are Fully Automatic" 1st report coverage on a Douglas C-54 Skymaster airplane making a transatlantic flight under the control of an autopilot. Report continues on page 2 with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2022 09:45

$34.00
198463

MASON CITY IA Iowa School Bus & Rock Island Train Wreck DISASTER 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394107546491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1937 * Mason City IA Iowa * Rock Island rocket train * School bus collision The front page has a two column heading: "Rocket Train Hits High School Bus in Iowa, Killing 10 Injuring 18 at Grade Crossing" (see) First report coverage on the Rock Island Rocket train and school bus disaster at Mason City, Iowa. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on a very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy for many years into the future. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primarily subscr... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2022 09:42

$42.00
198423

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Convicted of RAPE Alabama Negroes DEATH SENTENCES 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374117086960

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1932 * Scottsboro Boys death sentences upheld * Negroes suspected of attacking 2 white girls * Alabama Supreme Court decision * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping * Ransom paid to no avail Page 27 has a one column heading: "7 DOOMED NEGROES LOSE ALABAMA PLEA" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 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 rathe... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2022 12:32

$40.00
198417

Rare 18th Century REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Western Hemisphere MAP 1776 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394105114663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776  The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College."  The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludgate Street, May 1, 1776" and measures 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, small repair to a lower corner, otherwise in very nice, clean condition. There is a related article within this issue concerning the map. The issue begins with some lengthy: "Debates in the Present Parliament" continued from a previous issue, with much discussion concerning the situation in America.... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2022 12:19

$388.00
198384

BROOKINGS OREGON Lookout Air Raids Japanese Incendiary Bombing 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394102001281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Sept. 15, 1942 * Lookout Air Raids - Brookings, Oregon * Incendiary bombs from a Yokosuka E14Y * Japanese naval aviator Nobuo Fujita The front page has a banner headline: "JAP BOMB FIRES U. S. FOREST" with subhead and small related map. Nice for display. This event was the first time the contiguous United States was bombed by an enemy aircraft. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, minor rubbing along the central fold, small binding holes along the spine, some small ink notations including two on the front page but does not affect the related report, generally nice. wikipedia not... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2022 12:54

$48.00
198383

PAUL TIBBETS Enola Gay Captain 1st Atomic Bomb in Warfare DEATH 2007 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374112400680

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 2, 2007 * Captain Paul Tibbets death * 1st atomic bomb in warfare (Little Boy) * Enola gay airplane pilot fame * Hiroshima, Japan - World War II The front page has a two column photo with heading: "Pilot launched Atomic Age over Hiroshima" First report coverage continues on pages 18 & 19 with 3 more related photos. (see) Complete with all section s 80+ pages, great condition.

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Ends July 03, 2022 12:54

$52.00
198376

CHARLES LINDBERGH Ancient Maya Civilization Pyramids FOUND by Air 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394101991386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 10, 1929 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Ancient Maya Civilizations * 1929 World Series of Baseball (game 2) * Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Athletics The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH SPIES 4 MAYA CITIES WITHIN 2 HOURS" with subhead. (see) Also much on game 2 of the 1929 World Series between the Philadelphia Athletics and Chicago Cubs. Coverage begins on the front page with much in the sport's section. Nice to have in this World famous Chicago publication. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends July 03, 2022 12:46

$52.00
198375

THE GREATER ROCKFORD AIRPLANE Illinois Bert Hassell Missing ? 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374112394306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 20, 1928 * Bert R. J. Hassell - aviation pioneer * The Greater Rockford Airplane - Illinois * Missing in Greenland ? The front page has a nice banner headline: "ROCKFORD PLANE IS MISSING" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends July 03, 2022 12:46

$44.00
198314

Wild Bunch KID CURRY Hole-in-Wall-Gang Butch Cassidy Sundance Fame1904 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374106966345

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SHERIDAN POST, Wyoming, July 19, 1904   * Outlaw Kid Curry - Harvey Logan * Wild Bunch - Hole-in-the-Wall Gang The front page has over a full column taken up with: " 'Kid' Curry Not Dead" "Thoughts too Have Been the Man Killed After Hold-up of Rio Grande Train July 19th". Kid Curry was a member of the 'Wild Bunch" of outlaws, even mentioned in this article: "...Harry Logan [Curry's real name] was a member of the famous 'Wild Bunch' band of outlaws. They robbed the Butte county bank..." with more of their crimes listed. Further on is: "...associated with all the daredevil leaders in train robberies in the west and south-west for years having been the partner of such men as 'Butch' Cassidy, Harry Longbaugh [known... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2022 15:17

$185.00
198277

VANGUARD TV3 America 1st Space Satellite Rocket EXPLOSION (Day of)1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374099630994

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Mass., Dec. 6, 1957  * Vanguard TV3 embarrassment (day of) * America's 1st attempt to launch satellite A report on the front page announces the upcoming embarrassing entry of the United States in the space race with the Soviet Union, with a banner headline: "RUSH MOON LAUNCHING; Count Resumes After 3 1/2 Hour Delay" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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. Complete with all 64 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, some binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 27, 2022 11:09

$48.00
198263

First 1st United States SATELLITE EXPLORER 1 In Orbit SPACE RACE 1958 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394092813730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, February 1, 1958  * 1st satellite put into space by the United States * EXPLORER 1 (1ST REPORT) The front page has a banner headline announcing America's successful entry in the space race with: "Our First Satellite Is Working 'Perfectly'" with a subheads. (see) Keep in mind this was but 5 months after the Soviet Union's successful launch of Sputnik which shocked American scientists and caused a rush to make this launch happen as early as possible. And also just a few months after America's first effort, which resulted in an embarrassing failure. Complete with 6 pages, a few small binding holes with minor wear along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 27, 2022 10:55

$68.00
198179

AMELIA EARHART 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight HONORED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394089515300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1932  * Amelia Earhart - London welcome * re. Transatlantic flight (Airplane) * 1st woman to achieve solo The top of the front page has one column headings: "MRS. PUTNAM LANDS AT LONDON IN STORM; GREETED BY MELLON" "Crowds at Croydon Airdrome Disappointed as Ocean Flier Goes to Private Field" "Cheered In Pouring Rain" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 3 with a wire-photo. (blurry) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 25, 2022 11:43

$62.00
198127

SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA Spaceflight Atmospheric Entry DISASTER 2003 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394082803269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TUCSON CITIZEN, Arizona, EXTRA, Feb. 1, 2003  The front page announces one of the more tragic events in U.S. space history with: "SHUTTLE BREAKS UP; Seven aboard Columbia dead" with subhead and photo. Complete 1st section with pages 1-10, very nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2022 12:23

$27.00
198126

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal KIDNAPS Grace Budd1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394082802993

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1928  * Albert Fish kidnaps Grace Budd * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * About to make history * Airplane "Friendship" Page 27 has a one column heading: "DEATH HINT SPURS HUNT FOR BUDD GIRL" with subheads. (see) Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "FRIENDSHIP FAILS THRICE TO TAKE OFF" with subheads. (see) Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for more than a week. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. ... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2022 12:22

$52.00
198062

GRANITE Chaffee Co. Colorado Arkansas River TRAIN WRECK Disaster 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374085343439

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 6, 1926 * Granite, Chaffee County, Colorado * Arkansas River train wreck disaster The front page has a one column heading: "Trains Topples Into River; 15 Dead, 50 Hurt" First report coverage on the Granite train wreck of 1926. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 26 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends June 19, 2022 09:14

$40.00
198034

Charles LINDBERGH BABY Kidnapping Murder Bruno Hauptmann ARREST 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394080351660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, September 21, 1934  * Bruno Hauptmann arrested  * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping The front page has a great banner headline: "ARREST LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPER, FIND RANSOM" with subhead and photo of Charles Jr. More on pages 2 & 3 with full page pictorial. Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, light toning, some margin wear, partially loose along the spine, nice for display as such.

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:21

$62.00
198013

TRANS-PACIFIC Airplane Flight AUSTRALIA Charles Kingsford Smith 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394078738067

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 4, 1928  * 1st Trans-pacific airplane flight (during) * Southern Cross monoplane to Australia * Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith  The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIJI FLYERS RIDE OUT STORM" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Some related photos are on the back page. Complete with all 46 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such. wikipedia notes: At 8:54 am on 31 May 1928, Kingsford Smith and his crew left Oakland, California to make the first trans-Pacific flight to Australia. The flight was in three stages. The first (from Oakland to Hawaii) was 2,400 miles, took 27 hours 25 min... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2022 12:22

$57.00
198003

AMELIA EARHART 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight SOLO 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394078695309

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 21, 1932  * Amelia Earhart - transatlantic flight * 1st woman to achieve solo * Airplane flight begins (1st report) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "AMELIA PUTNAM STARTS HOP TO PARIS EXACTLY FIVE YEARS AFTER LINDBERGH'S TAKEOFF" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. (see) This was the first female solo flight across the Atlantic. Complete with 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 17, 2022 11:23

$98.00
194992

Rare Early 18th Century QUENN ANNE Era Pamphlet 1702 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393794410242

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, December, 1702  * Rare early 18th century publication This is an uncommon periodical published during the reign of Queen Anne, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc." Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near the back is: "Advice From Englan... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2022 16:18

$49.00
197820

HIRAM MAXIM'S Heavier Than Air FLYING MACHINE Flight Invention 1894 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061348635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 6, 1894  An inside page has a large illustration of: "MR. MAXIM'S FLYING MACHINE" with considerable related text. Note: Hiram S. Maxim's "airplane" became the first "heavier than air" machine to take flight under its own power (source: Wikipedia). More can be read about this flying machine though the University of Houston's website. Additional illustrations and text regarding inventions and the progress/development related to technology, machinery, tools, etc. during this era are also found throughout. Sixteen pages, small mend at the bottom of the front page, nice condition.

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:47

$98.00
197809

First Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061339938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 30, 1898  * Very 1st ever automobile advertisement * Horseless carriage (historic) A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the mentioned advertisement was the very first automobile ad ever published in America. This same (or extremely similar) ad appeared in some later issues of this magazine but this was the very first appearance. A back page advertisement is headed: "Dispense With A Horse" and describes the fine features of the "Winton Motor Carriage" manufactured by "The Winton Motor Carriage Co., Cleveland, Ohio". It measures 2 1/8 by 2 3/8 inches and includes a small but nice engraving of a cou... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:42

$245.00
197782

GETTYSBURG'S ADDRESS Battlefield Ceremony Abraham Lincoln Journey 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374058185989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 19, 1863 * Ceremony at the Gettysburg battlefield * Abraham Lincoln's starts journey  Page 3 has a seemingly inconspicuous and innocuous report, but one which would have much more meaning in American history than anyone on that date could possibly imagine. Headed: "The National Cemetery Dedication - A Large Attendance Expected". The report tells of the plans for the dedication of the Gettysburg Cemetery noting the various special guests to attend, with Lincoln mentioned almost as an afterthought: "...The train was to connect with the president's company at Hanover Junction, where the president was to be received with appropriate honors & the whole party would then proceed to... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 15:09

$68.00
197706

WINSTON CHURCHILL Car Accident That Could Have Changed History 1931 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394055577235

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 14, 1931 * Winston Churchill hit by car in Manhattan * Accident that could have changed the World The front page has a one column heading: "Churchill Hit By Automobile On City Street" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. source: The Churchill Centre: Winston Churchill's near-death accident when he was hit by a car in New York City in 1931 is well known, not least through his own writing about it. ("My New York Misadventure," Finest Hour 136, Autumn 2007). Far less known is that Hitler was also nearly killed by a car the very same year, in Munich. On what slender thr... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2022 09:13

$39.00
197680

SPACE TRAVEL Rockets Ships Moon John Quincy Stewart Prediction 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394055550173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1930 * John Quincy Stewart * Space (Moon) travel for humans ? * Rockets - rocketry Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Scientist Visions Trips to Moon by Year 2050 In Rocket Ships Making 50,000 Miles and Hour" (see) Coverage on Dr. John Q. Stewart's prediction of human space travel in the future. A interesting report prior to any successful rocket flights into space. Complete with 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 02, 2022 08:56

$52.00
197631

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Promontory Point 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394049937774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Promontory Point, Utah, June 27, 1870  * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#8) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 8, published at Promontory Point, the first issue printed on the train's return trip to the East. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along the w... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2022 10:07

$377.00
197627

GEMINI 4 - 1st American Space Walk EDWARD H. WHITE II Astronaut 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394049933993

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FITCHBURG SENTINEL, June 3, 1965. * Astronaut - Major Edward H. White * Gemini 4 Space Capsule * First American Space Walk (day of) The front page has a banner headline: "Epic Space Flight Is Under Way" with subheads and a few related photos. (see) Coverage on the Gemini 4 space flight in which Edward Higgins White became the first American to walk in space. Complete with 34 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 28, 2022 10:04

$45.00
197574

North & South VIETNAM WAR ENDS w/ Iconic Saigon Helicopter PHOTO 1975 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374041405387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 30, 1975  * Vietnam War ends * Saigon falls to Reds * Iconic helicopter photo This issue is becoming the definitive issue on the end of the Vietnam War, with the striking banner headline and the iconic ftpg. photo. The banner head: "Saigon Surrenders" announces America's pull-out of the Vietnam War. One of the subheads: "Follows American Evacuation" accompanies the famous photo of American crewmen helping evacuees up the ladder and into the awaiting helicopter. The complete issue, multiple sections, very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2022 13:31

$74.00
197534

PAN AM FLIGHT 526A Douglas DC-4 San Juan Airplane CRASH Disaster 1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394041988129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1952 * Pan Am Flight 526A disaster * Douglas DC-4 airplane crash * San Juan, Puerto Rico The top of the front page has a two column headline: "52 DIE, 17 SURVIVE IN U.S. PLANE CRASH AT SAN JUAN, P. R." with subheads and photo of the pilot. Complete with 28 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2022 11:21

$44.00
197487

BLUE BIRD Automobile Speed Car & Sir Malcolm Campbell PHOTOS 1933 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374033795205

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION ONLY of the New York Times, Jan. 22, 1933 * Race driver Malcolm Campbell * Bluebird speed car photo The top of the front page of this section has a nice photo showing Sir. Malcolm Campbell's new "Bluebird" speed car. Another related photo is on the front page as well. Many other photos of other topics throughout. Complete with 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 21, 2022 09:28

$33.00
197482

Charles Jr. LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING Early Reporting Betty Gow 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394040508174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 4, 1932  * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping * Early reporting - "Crime of the Century" The front page has a nice banner headline: "Police Grill Kidnapped Lindbergh Baby's Nurse" with related subheads. Complete with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, a few binding holes along the 1st column, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 21, 2022 09:26

$40.00
197458

Historic SPINDLETOP Gusher Beaumont TX Texas Oil Field Discovery 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374032501432

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1901  * Discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas * Beginning of the Great Spindletop oil well Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coinciding with the need for this new product. The discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas, was the beginning of the oil industry in Texas. When the well struck on January 10, 1901 it would gusher uncontrollably for 8 days before being capped. On the front page is a one column report headed: "BIG OIL STRIKE IN TEXAS" with subhead: "Well With Flow of 700 Barrels Hourl... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2022 13:45

$288.00
197455

USS PUEBLO Incident Navy Ship Captured & APOLLO 5 Lunar Module 1968 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394039228776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY BREEZE, Torrance, California, January 23, 1968  * USS Pueblo incident (1st report)  * Apollo 5 - 1st Lunar Module flight The front page features reporting of the Pueblo Incident with banner headline: "Red Koreans Board, Capture U.S. Ship" with subhead and map. Nice for display. Also a banner heading at the very top of the front page announces: "Space Shot Performs Gracefully" with subhead. This was Apollo 5, the first unmanned flight of the Apollo Lunar Module which would eventually lead to the 1st man on the moon. Complete first section only with all 12 pages, light toning at the central fold, good condition.

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Ends May 20, 2022 13:43

$62.00
197401

DISCOVERER 13 XIII Satellite First Man Made RECOVERY from Space 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036383336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Aug. 12, 1960 * Discoverer 13 XIII satellite * First capsule successful recovery * Very 1st man made object retrieved from space The front page has a four column headline: "SATELLITE CAPSULE IS RECOVERED FROM SEA BY HELICOPTER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the very first recovery of a man-made object from space, beating the Soviet Korabl Sputnik 2 by nine days. Complete with all 48 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2022 12:59

$44.00
197361

GHERMAN TITOV Vostok 2 Soviet COSMONAUT Space Earth Orbit Flight 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032497765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., August 7, 1961  * Gherman Titov - Vostok  2 space flight * Soviet cosmonaut - youngest ever in space The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "Red Spaceman Lands--Safe And Sound" with subheads and photo with heading: "I Am An Eagle" Complete in 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 15, 2022 08:47

$67.00
197277

KARL BENZ German Engine Designer & 1st Automobile Inventor DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374016640245

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1929 * Karl Benz death (1st report) * German engine designer * Inventor of 1st automobile ? * Mercedes-Benz co-founder Page 25 has a one column heading: "CARL BENZ, 84, DIES; MADE FIRST AUTO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of German engine designer, Karl Benz. He is generally regarded as the inventor of the very 1st automobile powered by a internal combustion engine. 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 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotto... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2022 10:53

$57.00
197275

Historic NC-4 Curtiss Airplane Flying Boat TRANSATLANTIC Flight 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394027039597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1919  * NC-4 flying boat (historic aviation feat) * Transatlantic flight (1st aircraft to achieve this) The banner headline announces the first aircraft to fly across the Atlantic Ocean: "NC-4 WINS FIRST OCEAN FLIGHT FOR AMERICA; 9 3/4 HOURS FROM PONTA DELGADA TO LISBON; HAWKER'S PLANE PICKED UP BY AMERICAN SHIP" with subheads, illustration of Captain Albert Cushing Read and related map. Nice for display. More on the following pages with a few related photos. This event was very significant at the time, but was overshadowed just a few week later when Alcock & Brown made the first non-stop trans-Atlantic flight, and then of course the first non-stop solo flight by Lindbergh 8 years later. Alway... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2022 10:53

$88.00
197241

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394022113299

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1928 * 1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward * Bremen, German Junkers W33 aircraft * Floyd Bennett funeral - burial The top of the front page has a five column headline: "FLOYD BENNETT BURIED WITH NATIONAL HONORS; BREMEN FLIERS ARRIVE IN NEW YORK BY PLANE, GO ON TO WASHINGTON; COMING BACK TODAY" with many subheads and photo. Much more on the followings pages with loads of text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2022 07:36

$42.00
197240

CHARLES LINDBERGH Serum Quebec Flight to FLOYD BENNETT Pneumonia 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394022112656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1928 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Flight to Quebec, Canada * Floyd Bennett near death The front page has a four column headline: "LINDBERGH TAKES SERUM TO BENNETT IN QUEBEC, SPEEDING THROUGH STORM; BREMEN, REPAIRED, HELD BY WEATHER" with many subheads and photo. (see) Loads of text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2022 07:36

$48.00
197239

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374010572612

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1928 * 1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward * Bremen, German Junkers W33 aircraft * Floyd Bennett funeral - burial The top of the front page has a four column headline: "BREMEN CREW DAZED BY WELCOME BACK AS CITY CROWDS BATTLE TO SEE THEM; LAY TRIBUTES ON BENNETT'S GRAVE" with many subheads and photo. Much more on the followings pages with loads of text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2022 07:35

$42.00
197226

1ST AIRPLANE FLIGHT Wiley Post & Harold Gatty Around the World 1931 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394021058419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1931 * Wiley Post and Harold Gatty prevail * 1st airplane flight around the World * Hero's welcome in New York City The top of the front page has a nice five column headline: "POST AND GATTY END THEIR RECORD WORLD FLIGHT; CIRCLED GLOBE IN 8 DAYS, 15 HOURS, 51 MINUTES; 10,000 IN WILD DEMONSTRATION AT FIELD HERE" with many subheads and map. Much more on the following pages with full page pictorial. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing... See More  

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Ends May 07, 2022 12:54

$62.00
197222

SANTA MONICA Road Race Course AUTOMOBILE Racing AAA Champ. Series 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374009463926

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 10, 1909 * 1909 AAA Champion Car season * Santa Monica Road Race Course * Racecar driver Harris Hanshue victory The front page has a nice banner headline: "APPERSON IS WINNER OF AUTO RACE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, 2 small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 07, 2022 12:51

$52.00
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