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184749

NOTRE DAME STADIUM Fighting Irish Football OPENS w/ Dedication in 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963777748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, sport's section only, October 12, 1930 * Notre Dame Stadium opening * Formal dedication (1st report) - Fighting Irish * NCAA College football  - "Touchdown Jesus" fame The front page of this section has a banner headline: "Notre Dame Dedicates New Stadium With Crushing Victory Over Navy, 26 to 2" with subheads and small photo of Knute Rockne. First report coverage on the dedication of Notre Dame Stadium after it's initial opening a week earlier. A great item for any Notre Dame fan. Complete sport's section with 6 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, more so along the spine, nice for display.

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Ends October 30, 2020 11:09

$57.00
184743

HALDIMAND AFFAIR Vermont Wanting Statehood w/ Ira Allen 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963710995

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 25, 1782  All of page 4 is taken up with some great letters and documents concerning the Haldimand Affair (see the web for more), two of the documents signed by Ira Allen, a leading figure in the declaration of the Vermont Republic in 1777. He and his brother Ethan were involved in the Haldimand Affair suggesting Vermont might join the British. An alternate explanation is that they used the Haldimand negotiations to both stave off a British invasion of Vermont from Canada and to prod the Continental Congress into recognizing Vermont as an entity separate from New York and New Hampshire and admitting it to the United States. Page 5 has a letter from New York beginning: "The Rebels have been... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2020 09:25

$62.00
184742

(10) 18th Century LONDON England Post Revolutionary War Era 1797-1799 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373245199880

Offered are 10 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE SUN and THE TIMES were two of the more famous & successful of British newspapers in the late 18th century. The Times remains one of the iconic papers of the world, having begun in 1788 and is still printing today. It was the first newspaper to have "Times" in the title, since lending its name to innumerable newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic. Here is a lot of ten issues, five of each title from 1799 and 1797 respectively, each in nice condition and having a partial or full red tax stamp.

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Ends October 30, 2020 09:25

$62.00
184737

Turn of 18th Century KING WILLIAM III Era Pamphlet 1700 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963704659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, July, 1700. * From the turn of the 18th century This is an uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, 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 October 30, 2020 09:22

$49.00
184736

SIR GUY CARLETON & American Revolutionary War PEACE Negotiations ? 1782 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373245198106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1782  * American Revolutionary War peace ? Near the back is an account noting in part: "Sir Guy Carleton, immediately on his arrival at New York, dispatched a messenger...to Congress with a copy of his commission & the powers vested in him by government for opening a treaty with America..." and ending with: "...that the former friendship subsisting between the two countries might be speedily restored on a permanent advantageous, and honourable footing to both." Both plates called for are lacking. Complete in 42 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, very nice condition. Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a much more scarce title. The title/contents page features a great e... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2020 09:22

$45.00
184735

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963704120

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOWN & C0UNTRY MAGAZINE, London, April, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Inside has over 5 pages taken up with a detailed account of the Revolutionary War headed: "The Rise and Progress of the Present Unhappy War in America". Continuing from the previous issue, this report begins: "Notwithstanding general Gate's behaviour at the time of Burgoyne's army being made prisoners, these brave but unfortunate men were soon made too sensible of  their situation...". The report continues on with considerable detail with the recent events of the war. A few bits include: "...Some successful predatory expeditions into the Jersies & on the Delaware with the surprize of a party of the enemy... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2020 09:21

$47.00
184690

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets NCAA College Football 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961818128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, November 17, 1935 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame * NCAA college football tie The front page of this section has a five column headline: "ARMY, NOTRE DAME TIE, 6-6" with subhead. First report coverage continues inside with 2 related photos and lineups. Complete section 2 only, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:04

$40.00
184689

MUNICH AGREEMENT Adolph Hitler & Neville Chamberlain NAZIS Signs 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961817606

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, September 30, 1938 * Munich Agreement signed * Adolph Hitler - Neville Chamberlain * Sudetenland - Czechoslovakia concedes The front page has a nice banner headline: "ENGLAND AND GERMANY AGREE NEVER TO FIGHT EACH OTHER" with various subheads that include: "Czechs Concede; Troops Of Reich Enter Tomorrow" and more. Nice for display. Complete with 40 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:04

$82.00
184687

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Irish Prohibition Gangster Liquor CONVICTION 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961815190

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 9, 1931 * Gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond convicted * USS Akron (ZRS-4) maiden launch The top of the front page has a three column headline: "JACK DIAMOND GUILTY ON TWO RUM COUNTS, HIS ASSISTANT ON ONE" with subheads. (see) Also on the front page is: "WORLD'S LARGEST AIRSHIP IS CHRISTENED THE AKRON BY MRS HERBERT HOOVER" with subheads. Complete with 40+ pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:02

$57.00
184686

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Gangster BOOTLEGGING Prohibition Jail Sentence 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373241357219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 13, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond * Irish American gangster * Bootlegging jail sentence The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND DRAWS FOUR-YEAR TERM; ALSO FINED $11,000" with subheads. (see) Complete with 24 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:01

$42.00
184685

Comic Actor CHARLIE CHAPLIN Meets India MAHATMA GANDHI in London 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961813623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 23, 1931 * Comedian actor Charlie Chaplin * Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "WHO IS CHAPLIN? GANDHI ASKS AS CHARLIE CALLS" with subhead. (see) Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage on Charlie Chaplin meeting Mahatma Gandhi in London, England. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:01

$40.00
184604

BELFAST RIOTS Cork Dublin Ireland Gangs Irish War of Independence 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392955735816

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 27, 1920 * Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Ireland riots * Irish War of Independence The front page has a nice banner headline: "NEW RIOTING IN BELFAST" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends October 23, 2020 09:02

$40.00
184601

EARLY Rare 17th Century 328 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1692 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392955734371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 22, 1692 * Among the 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 several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2020 09:01

$37.00
184599

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Physician WARNING 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373230653124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 24, 1930 * Knute Rockne suffering from exhaustion * Notre Dame Fighting Irish football coach The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "Doctor Warns Rockne to Curb His Activities" (see) Rockne would be killed in a airplane crash a few months later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 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 were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. A... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2020 09:00

$40.00
184562

HORACE GREELEY "Go West Young Man" WESTWARD Emigration 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373228322875

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 23, 1859  * Horace Greeley * Go West, young man * Emigration Page 5 has the 20th installment of Horace Greeley's "An Overland Journey - XX. THE EMIGRATION", which has more than two columns on his observations during his visit to Pike's Peak and the surrounding region. Quite interesting. See images for considerable details. The front page has much regarding what is now referred to as the Third Great Awakening: "THE IRISH REVIVAL". Complete in 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends October 22, 2020 07:30

$75.00
184542

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952345393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 16, 1777  * Benjamin Frankin, Ethan Allen & more * Revolutionary War original from the enemy Page 2 has a items concerning an officer at Boston addressing General Howe upon his retreat from the heights of Boston. And a short note from Ticonderoga, followed by a report from New York noting: "...General Howe has wrote for more troops...Whatever has been the success, or the object of Dr. Franklin's mission to France, it is said that he is to return to America...". Also a terrific address from Congress to rally the troops reads in part: "The salvation of America, under God, depends upon the activity & resolution of our troops. Vigilant officers & brave soldiers are invincible Let no tho... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:02

$72.00
184541

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226080815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 30, 1777 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy   Newspapers from England during the Revolutionary War are interesting as they give a sense as to life at that time and what political discussions were the "hot topic" of the day. This is a complete, 8 page newspaper and a very famous title with various news of the day, political reporting and many advertisements as well. I could find no "meaty" references to the Revolutionary War however one item notes: "A great number of ships which had been taken by the Americans & carried into Rhode Island are all re-taken by some of his Majesty's ships at the taking of that island."   Various litera... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:02

$30.00
184539

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK South Sea Explorations & Revolutionary War 1777 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226075771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 24, 1777  * Captain James Cook explorations * American Revolutionary War The entire front page is taken up with a lengthy discussion of a pamphlet titled: "Address to Edmund Burke on his late Letter relative to the Affairs of America." which carries over a bit to pg. 2.  An inside page is almost entirely taken up with an excellent & detailed account titled: "Extracts from A Voyage round the World in his Majesty's Sloop, the Resolution, commanded by Captain Cook, during the Years 1772, 3, 4, and 5 -- Description of the Inhabitants of Ea Oowhe, an Island in the South Sea, adjacent to Tonga Tabbo, or Tasman's Amsterdam Island.". Yet another page has an item headed: "Extract of a Letter... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:01

$70.00
184532

Rare BRITISH TITLE w/ Events Leading to the Revolutionary War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952339007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING ADVERTISER, London, Jan. 21, 1775  * Prelude to the Revolutionary War * Rare 18th century British title The front page has some reports concerning a meeting of the American Congress in Philadelphia. Page 2 has: "Union of Parties in Defence of American Liberties" and page 3 has some news concerning trade in the West Indies, and a paragraph beginning: "We are just now very busy in erecting batteries, preparing for war. There is at present a very bloody one in New England...". The back page has a paragraph beginning: 'The fate of America will very soon be known...". Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:57

$32.00
184531

ENGLISH CRICKET TEAM Surrey 11 & Battle of Bull Run Va. PRINTS 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226064259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 31, 1861  * The Surrey eleven cricket team portrait * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas (in America) Inside has: "The Surrey Eleven" with a full page portrait of the cricket team. Another full-page print has: "The Civil War In America: Engagement Between The 71st New York And An Alabama Regiment At The Battle Of Bull Run". Other prints include: "Regatta at Halifax Harbor, Nova Scotia" "General View of Sydney, New South Wales" and more. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:55

$53.00
184521

1862 CONFEDERATE w/ Benjamin "Beast" Butler RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373225975090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, May 30, 1862  * General Benjamin 'Beast' Butler in Orleans * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy, through which all important war information flowed. The front page includes: "The Lines About Richmond" 'The Potomac Crossed" "The Suffering Wounded" "Military Display on the Square" "Cheering Indications" "Coming Through the Yankee Lines" which is a full column; "Good Work" "Movements And Spirit of the War" which has subheads: "Later from New Orleans--The City Under Butler's Despotism--Newspapers Suppressed..." which includes three of Butler's "General Orders". Also on the ftpg: "The ... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:26

$83.00
184518

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
184468

Rare Mediums GHOSTS Spectres Appatition 1886 Phenomenal SPIRITUALISM Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373215336311

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEDIUM AND DAYBREAK, London, August 20, 1886  * Ghosts - mediums - spectre - apparition - spooks A fascinating & unusual newspaper subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the History, Phenomena, Philosophy & Teachings of Spiritualism" as noted in the masthead. Items include: "Spiritualism And Its Opponents" "Materializations, spirit-Voices, Lights, Perfumes, Music, Etc." "Phenomena In A Family Circle" "Natural Law In the Spiritual World" "Federation of Spiritualists" & much more.  The very graphic illustration in the masthead themes on this topic--very displayable as such. Nice condition, 16 pages, 8 by 12 1/2 inches.

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Ends October 16, 2020 15:14

$75.00
184459

ANTI-JEWISH RIOTS Pogrom in Britain JEWS re. Sergrants Affair 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392944339372

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1947 * Anti-Jewish riots in Britain (pogrom) * re. The Sergeants affair * Manchester & Liverpool * Anti-semitism The top of the front page has a one column heading: "35 ZIONIST LEADERS DETAINED AS BOMB KILLS 3 CONSTABLES" with subheads. (see) Page 4 has a one column heading: "ANTI-JEWISH ACTS RECUR IN BRITAIN" with subhead and related photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 i... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2020 15:10

$48.00
184441

Rare General BENEDICT ARNOLD Lengthy Letter Revolutionary War 1781 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392943996478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 23, 1781  * Rare Benedict Arnold letter * American Revolutionary War Taking over half of page 2 and most of page 3 are taken up with an excellent and very detailed letter from Brigadier-General Benedict Arnold and his occupation of the Petersburg and Williamsburg areas and his actions in the vicinity in April and May, detailed in an almost day-by-day diary of his actions (see for portions). It concludes on page 2 where it is signed in type: B. Arnold. Four pages, 7 1/4 by 12 inches, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., period writing at the top of page 2.

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:03

$76.00
184341

Best QUEEN ELIZABETH II CORONATION w/ Many Photos London England 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373202803289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MAIL, London, June 3, 1953  * Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II This is: "The Golden Reprint" edition as all 12 pages are printed in gold ink. Nice to have a report of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth in a London newspaper, with the banner headline: "LET US CHERISH OUR OWN WAY OF LIFE", with a photo of Queen Elizabeth taking up most of the front page. A plethora of coverage with related photos are on inside page. Twelve pages, minor central fold rubbing, nice condition.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:50

$67.00
184328

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England Nice Masthead StampAct 1766 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373202791422

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, (spelled Gloucester today), England, May 12, 1766  * Mention of the hated stamp act The front page has a letter from Quebec as well as a letter from Philadelphia which notes in part: "...every thing relating to the affairs of America was settled, that the Stamp Act would be repealed and requisitions were to be made to the respective colonies for the support of American establishment...". Four pages, handsome masthead, red tax stamp on the front page, nice condition.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:42

$31.00
184327

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE to be Granted by England British 1782 Newcastle Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392937110917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England Dec. 14, 1782  * Independence for American Colonies The back page has reports from America concerning the end of the Revolutionary War, bits noting: "...the last campaign in America, dwelling particularly on the loss of the army under Lord Cornwallis...that an offer of independence to America was the only means of procuring peace....declared himself of the same opinion upon the necessity of granting independence to America..." with more on this. Four pages, never bound no trimmed, nice red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:42

$64.00
184303

EARLY Rare 17th Century 334 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1686 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936137015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 24, 1686  * Samuel Johnson found guilty of seditious libel * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had The back page has a report from Westminster noting: "This day Samuel Johnson was brought to tryal at the King's Bench-Bar upon an information of High Misdemeanor, for writing and publishing two scandalous and seditious libels, to excite and stir up His Majesties subjects to sedition and rebellion, and upon a full evidence was found guilty of the same by a jury of gentlemen of the county of Surrey." Single sheet, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:29

$68.00
184288

SMALLPOX VACCINE Successful Virus Tests by Dr. Edward Jenner 1801 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936126548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Nov. 7, 1801  * Edward Jenner and the smallpox vaccine A very significant medical issue, as the front pate has over a full column letter headed: "On The Origin of the Vaccine Innoculation which is a letter written by the famed Dr. Edward Jenner. It has an: 'Introduction" which notes: "I am induced to give the following concise 'History Of The Origin of Vaccine Inoculation' from my frequently observing that those who only consider the subject cursorily, confound  the casual Cow Pow with the disease when excited by inoculation. Edward Jenner." which is dated from London, May 6, 1801. The lengthy letter which follows gives great detail on Jenner's experimentation concerning smallpox, and... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:15

$300.00
184284

EARLY Rare 17th Century 345 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1675 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373200533145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 27, 1675 * Among the 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 several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fr... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2020 14:58

$47.00
184255

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934969848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 31, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * Working towards peace * From The Enemy Page 2 has a letter from New York which includes: "The refugees have abandoned their post at Bergen Point; many of them, perhaps all, are going to Halifax where lands, according to their merits, are to be assigned them..." with more. Page 4 has the 2nd part of the Treaty of Amity & Commerce with The Netherlands. The bkpg. begins: "Mr. Adams, Minister Plenipotentiary from the United States of North America, took his leave of the President of their High Mightinesses..." which was his leaving The Netherlands. Also: "A private letter from Paris says...Dr. Franklin, and Mr. Jay for America....have had another co... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:21

$37.00
184243

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York William Howe Revolutionary War 1776-7 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934958587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, December 30, 1776 and January 2, 1777  * Battle of Long Island - New York * American Revolutionary War * General William Howe victory "Extraordinary" issues were printed when notable news was received outside the regular printing schedule, and issue as such to get into circulation as quickly as possible. Typically such Extraordinary issues were entirely taken up with a singular account, as is the case with this issue. The focus of this issue is a terrific report on the battle for New York and the eventual evacuation of the city by George Washington. It begins with a very detailed letter signed in type by: W. Howe, dated at "New York, November 30, 1776". Following this are tw... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:14

$380.00
184242

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD EDITION England Gazette 1665 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934958425

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, London, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar)  * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. The London Gazette still publishes to t... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:14

$880.00
184229

EARLY Rare 17th Century 323 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1697 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198466892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 10, 1697 * Among the 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 several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:00

$37.00
184221

Best JACK THE RIPPER Whitechapel EAST END Women Murders E. Stride 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934948358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, London, England, October 24, 1888  * Jack the Ripper Whitechapel murders * Elizabeth Stride murder investigation * Best title to be had (very rare as such) "Jack the Ripper" reports were common in the latter half of 1888, capturing the interest of people on both sides of the Atlantic as evidenced by the reports in many newspapers in the United States. But issues of THE TIMES from London are the most sought after, being primary source reports in this internationally famous title. Page 3 has over 1 1/2 columns devoted to: "The East-End Murders" with the article beginning: "Yesterday afternoon Mr. Wynne E. Baxter, Coroner for the South-Eastern Division of Middlesex, resumed his adjourned inquiry...respecting ... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:56

$265.00
184218

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON England 1733 Old UK Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198464011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL SPECTATOR & WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, July 14, 1733  * Rare 18th century publication A very uncommon & early title we have rarely offered in our 44 years in this business. The four pages contain various news from London & elsewhere, plus advertisements taking up the entire back page. Four pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:54

$57.00
184217

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH 1715 Old Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934947083

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, May 24, 1715  * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings The back page has a brief report mentioning America: "John Floyer, Esq; is appointed Secretary of New-England, in the room of Isaac Addington, lately deceas'd." A single sheet newspaper, 8 1/2 by 14 inches, scattered foxing, two handsome engravings in the masthead. Nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 14:53

$48.00
184757

FORT FRONTENAC Kinston, Lake Ontario Post Rev. War Loyalists FUR 1783 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392963837384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 26, 1783  * Fort Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Page 3 has a report on why the final, Definitive Treaty of Peace, has been delayed. Also an item: "A number of Loyalists who have been used to the fur trade, are formed into a body upon a plan approved of by General Carleton, to build a town at Fort Frontiniac, on Lake Ontario, within the British lines, and have received such encouragement...that it is generally believed at New York they will rival any body of the Americans that mean to attempt the same trade." Page 6 has a nice article concerning emigrating from Europe to the American states, beginning: "The emigrants from Europe t the American States will be miserably disappointed: howeve... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2020 12:19

$26.99
184756

T. E. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA Revolt & WWI Fame Returns to England 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392963833426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1929 * T. E. Lawrence returns to England * World War I - Arab Revolt & more fame The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Lawrence of Arabia Hides in London; Flees Reporters on Arriving From India" (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 28 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends October 07, 2020 12:14

$39.99
184746

UNCLE JOHN SMITH Latter-Day Saint Mormon Mormonism Leader DEATH 1854 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373245206045

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 14, 1854 *  Death of Mormon Patriarch "Uncle John" Smith *  Nativism in the Catholic Church *  Know-Nothings On page 5 there is an approximately 1/3 column: "Death Of Patriarch John Smith", which is a description of the death of "Uncle John" Smith, the uncle of Mormon founder Joseph Smith.  He was the 1st president of the Salt Lake Stake and was the leader of the Latter-Day Saints in Utah from 1847 - 1848.  Also included are many articles concerning Nativism in the Catholic Church beginning with an article on pg. 2: "NATIVISM IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH - O.A. BRONWNSON AGAINST THE IRISH - REPLIES FROM THE ASSAULTED PARTY".  Additionally, there is a 1 1/3 column article  on pg. 3 titled: "AN ECCE... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2020 09:30

$99.99
184716

EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1677 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373243568631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 13, 1677 * Among the earliest of 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 several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & display ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2020 15:10

$34.99
184715

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373243520369

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 23, 1782  * Revolutionary War * 18th century * From The Enemy Half of this issue is taken up with reports from Parliament with various mentions of the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...that let our success be what it might for a time, a defeat at sea, a disaster by land, or the starting up of a new enemy would ruin us...that in the last year, there were no more than 9300 effective regulars under Sir Henry Clinton at New York, and 5400 under Lord Cornwallis. These were the armies with which Americans were to be conquered..." and elsewhere: "...that opinion, but he never entertained an idea...in that House ever imagined that America was to be reduced to obedience by force..." a... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2020 14:46

$39.99
184710

LOYALISTS EVACUATE AMERICA Revolutionary Ending Events 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392962585958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 20, 1783  * Loyalists (British) escaping America Page 2 has a report from New York concerning the British evacuating: "...large quantity of shipping are preparing here...for the purpose of transporting his Majesty's garrison & effects for England...How soon the business may commence it is, however, impossible to say, as we do not hear that the negotiation with Congress goes on at all briskly. America has her old doubts & fears..." & more. Page 4 has reports from the House of Commons discussing terms of the treaty to end the war. A brief bit notes: "The Hessians in America, it is said, have refused, to a man, to return to Europe."  and also: "...a pressing invitation has been sent by... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2020 09:03

$27.99
184708

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373242986031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 24, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * From The Enemy Page 2 has American content including rare mention of John Paul Jones: "The force employed to reduce our settlements in Hudson's Bay was a small squadron under the command of Paul Jones..." with more. Also a letter from New York which includes: "In the general confusion here I do believe...that his Majesty's Commissioners are more at a loss how to conduct themselves...The resolutions of Congress have frustrated all their plans--they have now three parties to keep in good humour, the enemy, the army, and the Loyalists...The last letters from New York say that Gen. Washington has crossed the North River..." with more on this. And then: ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2020 08:53

$47.99
184707

HALDIMAND AFFAIR Vermont to Join w/ England ? Ethan Allen 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373242971243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 18, 1782  The bottom of the ftpg has a letter from Phila. which carries over to pg.2: "...your friends were in great hopes that peace was near at hand & that we should once more be united to our Mother Country but those glorious hopes are now vanished for the Congress have agreed on another treaty with the court of France & that they will not agree to make peace with England unless they have their own terms fully complied with..." Then a letter beginning: "General Clinton has lately had a visit .from Ethan Allen, the Chief of the Vermont association offering to become the allies of Great Britain under certain circumstances...he & his party...fell into the hands of the rebels who lodged them... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2020 08:44

$49.99
184705

Early NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana American Deep South Description 1765 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392962560019

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 13, 1765  * Early New Orleans, Louisiana description The back page has a letter from Pensacola with some good information concerning New Orleans. It includes: "I am afraid this place will not answer fully our expectation: If we had had the island of New Orleans, this would soon be the first province in America, but without it we shall be slow in our progress to flourishing...New Orleans is a very large and a pleasant town, the country round it is extremely fertile...sugar grows in the isle of New Orleans..." with more on New Orleans. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, foxing & minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends October 06, 2020 08:34

$34.99
184704

Early NEW ORLEANS Spanish Troops Arrival re. Louisiana Rebellion 1769 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373242939386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 28, 1769  * Spanish troops at New Orelans * re. Louisiana Rebellion Page 6 has half a column headed: "America" with a report from Charleston, noting the arrival of 4000 troops at New Orleans, with some details (see). Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2020 08:30

$24.99
184699

BIG BEN Great Bell at Palace of Westminster Clock Tower PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392962538041

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Sept. 13, 1856  * Big Ben - Great Bell * Palace of Westminster Certainly the most noteworthy print is that of what we know as the original "Big Ben", the largest of the bells in the Westminster clock tower. Although technically Big Ben is just the bell, the name is often used for the iconic clock tower. This bell would crack before being mounted in the clock tower requiring another to be cast two years later. Other prints include:  "The American Steamship Arctic", the emperor and empress of Russia, "Gloucester Cathedral", a state carriage, and more.  Complete in 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2020 08:01

$47.99
184662

EARLY EXPLORERS Southern Hemisphere James Cook - John Bryon & More 1773 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392961681270

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1773  * Early explorers of the World * Captain James Cook & more Among the articles in this issue are: "Origin & Progress of Newspapers" which discussion some of the newsbooks & other newspapers of the mid-17th century; "Some Account of the Chinese Temple" which is accompanied by a full page print titled: "The House of Confucius in Kew Gardens". Also: "An Account of Voyages...for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere & successively performed by Commodore Byron, Capt. Willis, Capt. Carteret, and Capt. Cook in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour..." which has much fine content taking over 4 pages. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest ... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2020 12:07

$37.99
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