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199123

Emil Oberhoffer Minnesota Orchestra Conductor Music Composer Death1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165987271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1933 * Emil Oberhoffer death (1st report) * Minnesota Orchestra conductor * Music composer - violinist The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "EMIL OBERHOFFER, MUSICIAN, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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 primar... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:42

$39.00
199122

Caribou Bill William F. Cooper Yukon Alaska Gold Region Death 1933 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165987147

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 3, 1933 * Caribou Bill death * Yukon gold rush * Dog sled fame The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "W. F. COOPER DEAD; FAMOUS IN YUKON" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of William F. Cooper, known for his exploits in the gold region of Alaska. 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 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libr... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:42

$39.00
199121

Martin Brother Walter Niemöller Anti-Nazi Lutheran Pastor Arrest 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165987009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1937 * Reverend Walter Niemöller arrested * Anti-Nazi theologian and Lutheran pastor * Brother Martin "First they came..." statement fame Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Nazis Jail Brother of Rev. Martin Niemoeller; Arrest Is Made Secretly After three Sermons" (see) First report coverage on anti-Nazi theologian, Reverend Walter Niemöller, brother of the more famous Martin Niemoller. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition in great condition. Note: While Reverend Niemöller was already well-known, he is currently best-known for his famous quote regarding his arrest: First they came for the Socialists, and I did not... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:41

$40.00
199120

Rare Phrenology Science Brain Skull Functions Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394150052541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, & LIFE ILLUSTRATED, New York, November, 1865  * Uncommon publication Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it. The ftpg. has a print of: "Major General James S. Negley" with a biography of him as well. Many more inside as well as noted in the photos. The issue is complete in 32 pages, 9 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, some foxing, nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:40

$43.00
199119

Best Gleaming The Clube Tony Hawk Skateboarding Movie Opening Day 1989 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165984879

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 13, 1989 * Best "Gleaming The Cube" movie advertisement * Grand Opening Day cult film premiere * Neo-noir skateboarding - Tony Hawk * Mississippi Burning - Deep Star Six - Beaches - Pumpkinhead openings as well A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Gleaming the Cube" 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 simpl... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:39

$57.00
199118

Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination & Negroes Riots 1968 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394150050952

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, April 6, 1968  * Martin Luther King Jr. assassination (2nd report) * America riots - protests - racial violence The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Troops Ordered To Protect Capital" Also on the front page is another three column heading: "Nation's Cities Threatened By Wave Of Racial Violence" More on the back  page that includes: "Martin Luther King Rites Monday" Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:39

$68.00
199117

Garrettsville Ohio Gangster Alvin Karpis Barker Gang Train Robbery1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165984499

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, November 8, 1935  * Garrettsville, Portage co., Ohio train robbery * Gangsters Alvin Karpis -  Ma Barker gang The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "'West West' gang Hunted" with subhead: "Mail Train Is Robbed of More Than $40,000" Karpis was member of the Ma Barker Gang, and was Public Enemy No. 1 at the time. Complete with 60 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: In November, 1935, Alvin Karpis robbed a train in Garrettsville. Karpis was a member of Ma Barker's gang, and was assisted in the robbery by gang member Harry Campbell and at least one other accomplice. Karpis and his gang stole $30,000, and obtained a private airplane to escape to Hot Springs, Arkansas. K... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:38

$42.00
199116

Albert Fish Serial Killer - Child Rapist & Cannibal Found Guilty 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165983459

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 23, 1935 * Albert Fish found guilty of murder (1st report) * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" Page 16 has a one column heading: "Fish Convicted Of Slaying; To Die In Chair". (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. A few ... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:36

$48.00
199115

Drummond Mine Explosion Westville Nova Scotia Coal Mining Disaster1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394150048777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 16, 1873 * Drummond Mine explosion disaster * Westville, Pictou County, Nova Scotia The top of page 7 has a one column headings: "WESTVILLE EXPLOSION" with subheads. (see) Text takes up more than 2 full columns. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:36

$32.00
199114

Charles Lindbergh Airplane Flight Japan Churchill Manitoba Land 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165983170

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 3, 1931 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh & Anne Morrow * Land at Churchill, Hudson Bay, Manitoba, Canada * Airplane flight to the Orient - Japan The front page has a nice banner headline: "LINDBERGHS FIGHT GALE, SAFE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. two related photos and heading are on the back page. Complete with 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:35

$42.00
199113

Best Al Scarface Capone Gangsters Throws a Party before Prison 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394150048313

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 26, 1931 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone throws a party * Before he goes to prison * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "Al Capone, Nearing Prison, Throws a Farewell Party" (see) Probably only reported in a Chicago publication. Complete 1st section only with 20 pages. This is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such. A few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:35

$72.00
199112

1862 Confederate Benjamin Beast Butler Richmond Virginia VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165982558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 14, 1863  * General Benjamin 'Beast' Butler in Orleans * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital Perhaps  the most interesting item is the front page article: "Butler's Rule In New Orleans", "Full Exposure of Butler's Rule--Unparalleled Villainy--How the People Were Fleeced--Reply Of The Citizens to General Butler's Farewell Address To Them--How Banks Is Acting" with the text taking close to three columns. One of the subheads within the text is: "Reply of the Citizens of New Orleans to General Butler's Farewell Address to Them--A Review of His "Administration". Also on the front page are: "From Fredericksburg", "A Brilliant Cavalry Skirmish and Chase Near Williamsburg--The Y... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:35

$73.00
199111

Best Charles Lindbergh Atlantic Ocean Solo Airplane Flight 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165982314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1927  * 1st report on Lindbergh's famous flight  * On his way for Paris, France This is one of the more notable Times headlines of the 20th century. A three line banner head on the front page marks the early part of Charles Lindbergh's epic flight across the Atlantic Ocean, as he sought to complete the first solo nonstop flight from New York to Paris: "LINDBERGH SPEEDS ACROSS NORTH ATLANTIC, KEEPING TO SCHEDULE OF 100 MILES AN HOUR; SIGHTED PASSING ST. JOHN'S, N.F., AT 7:15 P.M."  plus many related subheads. Fine coverage with a nice portrait of Lindbergh, with five more pages of photos and reports about his flight. Also a fullpg. ad: "Lindbergh Off to Paris on Goodrich Silvertones" which inclu... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:34

$540.00
199110

Wilbur Wright Brothers Arirplanes Flight Wins 1st Michelin Cup 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165982117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Jan. 1, 1909  Page 3 has a rather inconspicuous report noting that Wilbur Wright had won the very first International Michelin Cup. The Michelin Cup was an award sponsored by the French tire manufacturer Michelin for long distance flight made in airplanes. The contest would run through 1935. The report, from LeMans, France, is headed: "Wright Winner Of Michelin Cup" and begins: "Wilbur Wright has beaten all previous aeroplane records with a flight for two hours and nine minutes..." and ends with: "By his flight Mr. Wright wins the Michelin Cup, valued at $5000." Complete in ten pages, toning at the central fold, good condition.

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:34

$62.00
199109

Treaty of Ghent Signed Belgium War of 1812 Officially Ends Peace 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165981285

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 1, 1815  * Treaty of Ghent signed * War of 1812 officially over The front page has: "TREATY Of Peace And Amity, Between his Britannick Majesty and the United States of America.", the treaty which ended the War of 1812. The treaty contains a preface beginning: "His Brittanick Majesty and the United States of America, desirous of termination the war...between the countries, and of restoring, peace...have, for that purpose, appointed their respective plenipotentiaries...", plus details about the representatives appointed by the King and those by the President of the U.S., all of whom "...after a reciprocal communication of their respective full powers, have agree upon the follo... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:32

$190.00
199108

RMS Lusitania Sinking Cunard Line Ocean Liner German Attack 1915 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165980949

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VINCENNES SUN, Indiana, May 7, 1915  * RMS Lusitania torpedoed and sunk This is one of the nicer first reports of the Lusitania disaster we have been able to offer in a few years. A nice two-line, banner headline announces the tragedy: "GERMAN SUBMARINE SINKS CUNARD LINER LUSITANIA OFF GREAT BRITAIN" with subheads: "1500 Passengers Are Reported All Saved" "Biggest Seagoing Passenger Liner Was Torpedoed or Was Blown Up by n Infernal Machine Was the Statement Issued Today by the Company" "Vanderbilt, Hubbard and Other Notables Were on the Liner...". Complete in 8 pages, archivally rejoined at the inside spine, a few discrete archival mends at interior margins, chipping at edges, more to to the bottom margin with vari... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:32

$325.00
199102

Blue Bird Automobile Speed Record Sir Malcolm Campbell Daytona 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394149988644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1931 * Race driver Malcolm Campbell * Bluebird car speed record * Daytona Beach, Florida The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Campbell Drives Auto 245 Miles an Hour, Four Miles a Minute, a World Speed Record" (see) First report coverage continues on page 13 with related photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, 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 & i... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 13:08

$42.00
199098

Best James Fur Sammons Chicago gangland gangster sentencing 1930 old newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394149941516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 25, 1930 * James "Fur" Sammons sentencing * Chicago gangland psychopath * Al 'Scarface' Capone madman The front page has a great banner headline: "PLAN LIFE TERM FOR 'ENEMY'" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamo... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 12:05

$62.00
199085

President John Adams Biography & Samuel Adams Message 1796 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394149736691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 19, 1796  * Textual sketch of the president The front page has a biography of John Adams. Page 2 has a message addressed to the state legislature concerning the postponement of their adjournment "...to transact the business...respecting the elections of a President and Vice-President of the United States of America..." signed in type: Samuel Adams. The back page has 21 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2022 08:07

$45.00
199084

President George Washington Response re. the Jay Treaty 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394149734020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 3, 1796  * President George Washington * re. the Jay Treaty The ftpg. features an address "To the President of the United States" concerning the Jay Treaty, with his response signed in script type: Go. Washington. Pg. 2 report from "The Mint" reports on the quantities of various coins minted. The back page has a commercial ad: "By Thomas & John Hancock". Four pages, some stray ink marks on the back page, nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2022 08:03

$80.00
199083

First Ever Automobile Car Advertisement Winton Motor Carriage Co. 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165626825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 10, 1898  * 1st ever automobile advertisement (historic) * Horseless carriage A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the very first appearance, which was in the July 30, 1898 issue).   The top of the back page has an advertisement headed: "A DELIGHTFUL DRIVE...manufactured by "The Winton Motor Carriage Co., Cleveland, Ohio". Other details mentioned in the ad, plus a photo of a couple riding in the vehicle.   The advertisement measures 2 5/8 by 2 1/8 inches. The issue is complete in 16 pages, filled with ... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 07:56

$55.00
199078

War of 1812 Begins Declaration of War United States vs. Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160467202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, June 26, 1812  * War of 1812 begins * Declaration of war On page 3 near the top of the second column is "A Proclamation" issued by President James Madison confirming the Congress declaration of war against Great Britain, stating in part: "...Now therefore, I JAMES MADISON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the same...". The Proclamation, dated June 12, 1812, is signed in type: James Madison and James Monroe, the Secretary of State. Previous to the Proclamation is: "An Act issued by Congress Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the dependencies thereof, and the United States of America ...", also signed in t... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:05

$215.00
199077

FDR President Franklin D. Roosevelt Warm Springs GA Georgia Death 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160466320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BUFFALO COURIER EXPRESS, New York, April 13, 1945  * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR * Warm Springs, Georgia * World War II - WWII The front page two-line banner head: "PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT DIES; OATH IS TAKEN BY TRUMAN" with photos of both. One of the subheads: "Stroke Is Fatal While on Visit To Warm Springs". Complete in 22 pages, toning at the central fold, a few minor margin tears.

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:05

$58.00
199076

Christopher Wren London England 18th Century Masthead Engravings 1716 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144383330

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, Sept. 8, 1716  * British architect Christopher Wren * Rare publication w/ nice masthead Near the top of the back page is a very significant item on the famous architect Sir Christopher Wren. The report reads: "Christopher Wren, Esq., is removed from being Clerk of his Majesty's Works, and is succeeded by John Mercer Esq., formerly belonging to Mr. How's Office, as pay-master of the guards and garrison." Christopher Wren is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He was accorded responsibility for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including what is regarded as his masterpiece, St. Paul's Cathedral, completed in 1710. Other notable buildi... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:05

$240.00
199075

Very Rare 17th Century London Scotland Estates 1689 England UK Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144383107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE ESTATES IN SCOTLAND, London, England, May 28, 1689  * Very rare 17th century publication The year of this issue is printed in the dateline of the lead article on the front page, as the dateline contains only the month and day. This is issue #24 of a short-lived title which existed to report on the ongoing disputes between the Scots and English. The entire front page is taken up with various reports from Edinburgh, which carries over to take most of the back page as well. There is one advertisement near the bottom of the back page. Complete as a single sheet newspaper with wide, untrimmed margins, measures 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:04

$288.00
199074

Mary Wollstonecraft 18th Century Canterbury Kent Cathedral City 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144382833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: KENTISH GAZETTE, Winchester, England, April 21, 1795  * Mary Wollstonecraft - feminist This newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one being the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. The back page has a brief item mentioned Mary Wollstonecraft, one of the earliest woman's rights advocates, with mention of her most famous book: "The author of the Rights of Women, Mrs. Woolstonecraft, is arrived from France in this country..." with a bit more. Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:04

$56.00
199073

Revolutionary War Era Original Enemy London Chronicle England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144381906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 1, 1778  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Page 2 has: "An address of the Oneida Sachems to a party of young warriors, bound to Gen. Washington...", for those joining the military forces under Washington, and includes in part: "...if you observe good order, sobriety, and play the man, your deportment in this case will resound through the American army, be noticed by General Washington, the chief warrior...". Half a page is taken up with a letter: "To my Fellow Subjects, who are Truly the Friends of their King and Country" which is very pro-British concerning the Revolutionary War, including in part: "...I confess that, during our contest with the in... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:03

$58.00
199072

Rare Port Royal SC South Carolina Yankees Occupation 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160460778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Sept. 12, 1863  * Rare Union occupation publication in the South This newspaper was established in March of 1862 at Port Royal, after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military but no political news for the soldiers, so as not to distract them from their mission which was the suppression of the rebellion. It is also interesting that a Union newspaper was published in South Carolina considering the state remained a Confederate stronghold until the end of the war. Notable content includes a front page report: "Affairs At Morris Island" with more about Morris Is... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:03

$165.00
199071

RARE WILMINGTON NC NORTH CAROLINA PRE CIVIL WAR SLAVE 1853 ANTEBELLUM NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144380713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 11, 1853   * Rare antebellum publication * Woman slave wanted ad This early Southern publication has news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:03

$33.00
199070

Sidney Poitier 1st Black Wins Best Actor Oscar Academy Award 1964 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144379978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., April 14, 1964 * Sidney Poitier wins Best Actor Oscar *1st African American male to win an Academy Award Near the bottom front page is a two column heading: "Poitier, Neal, 'tom Jones' Receive Academy Awards" (see) Sidney Poitier, who came from very humble beginnings, was the 1st African American man to win an Academy Award. Quite historic. Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margin, some small binding holes along the spine, archival mend on page 2, generally nice.

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:02

$67.00
199069

Charles Pretty Boy Floyd Bank Robber & Public Enemy No. 1 Shot 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160458391

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, October 22, 1934  * Charles Pretty Boy Floyd * Public enemy No. 1 shot (killed) The top of page 16 has an article headed: "Posses Hunt Floyd In Dense Ohio Woods" "Outlaw Believed to Have Been Wounded in Gun Battle Which Trapped Richetti" (see) Floyd would die of his wounds on this day. Complete in 42 pages, a little spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:02

$48.00
199068

Battle of Blair Mountain Mingo Co. West Virginia Civil Uprising 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144379115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 27, 1921 * Battle of Blair Mountain * Logan County, West Virginia The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "MINERS TURN TOWARD HOME IN WEST VIRGINIA" (see) Coverage on the Battle of Blair Mountain in the coal regions of West Virginia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and a some wear at the margins, mainly along the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:01

$44.00
199067

President Harry Truman Doctrine Greece & Turkey Aid - Communism 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144378655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, March 13, 1947.    * President Harry Truman Doctrine  * Soviet Imperialism - Cold War * Greece and Turkey aid The top of the front page has a five column headline: "TRUMAN ASKS U. S. TO HALT WORLD COMMUNIST MARCH" with subhead and photo. (see) Complete with all 32 pages, wear along the spine, some wear along the central fold with archival mending along here on page 2 with slight text loss, otherwise good.   wikipedia notes: The Truman Doctrine was a proclamation by U.S. president Harry S. Truman on March 13, 1947. It stated that the U.S. would support Greece and Turkey with economic and military aid to prevent their falling into the Soviet sphere. The Doctrine shifted A... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:00

$48.00
199066

Con Artist John Jake The Barber Factor Jack Legs Diamond Gangster 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160456095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 18, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond - NYC gangster * John Factor - Jake 'The Barber" - con artist The front page has a one column heading: "GANGSTER PUTS A PRICE ON HEAD OF BARBER JAKE" with subhead and small photo of "Legs Diamond" (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" Complete with34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:00

$48.00
199065

Babe Ruth Hits 2 Home Runs HR w/ Photo New York Yankees 1932 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160455716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1932 * Babe Ruth homers w/ photo * New York Yankees - MLB The sport's section (page 20) has a seven column headline: "Ruth Hits 19th And 20th Home Runs to Help Yankees Crush Indians" with subheads, box scores and photo of Ruth. (see) 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 August 01, 2022 10:59

$48.00
199064

Best 1931 Chicago Housing Protest Negro Woman Eviction Race Riot 1931 Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144376966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 4, 1931 * 1931 Chicago housing protests * Eviction of Diana Gross - Negro * Africans Americans vs. police * Unemployment - Great Depression The front page has a nice banner headline: "REDS RIOT; 3 SLAIN BY POLICE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. Great to have in this Chicago publication. Very rare as such. Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends August 01, 2022 10:59

$88.00
199063

Shaun White Skateboader Skateboarding X Games Photo 2003 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160454167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CALENDAR SECTION only of the Los Angeles Times, Aug. 16, 2003 * A Shaun White skateboarding photo * X games at the Staples Center * Movie advertisements The front page of this section has a action photo showing a young Shaun White at the X Games at the Staples Center in Los Angeles with heading: "Scare Masters" (see) Coverage continues inside. Also some nice movie advertisements of the day as well. Complete Calendar section section only with 22 pages, great condition.

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Ends August 01, 2022 10:58

$38.00
199062

Idi Amin Butcher of Ungandan Military President Cannibal ? Death 2003 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144374606

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 16, 2003 * Idi Amin death (1st report) * Ugandan military officer * President of Uganda * Brutal despot - cannibal ? The front page has a two column heading: "Former Ugandan Dictator Who Ruled by Terror Dies" with photo. First report coverage continues on page 5 with banner heading: "Former Ugandan Despot Idi Amin Dies" with another photo. (see) Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, great condition.

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$48.00
199061

Albany County New York Land For Sale Advertisement 1770 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144374403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE England,  July 10, 1770   * Albany County, New York * Land for sale advertisement Inside has an interesting advertisement headed: "American Lands" promoting the sale of: "...thirty-five thousand acres of choice land in the  county of Albany and province of New York...situated in a populous and flourishing part of the county..." with a bit more detail. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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$27.00
199060

Rare & Early 18th Century Post Boy London 1721 Newspaper w/ Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144374192

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, June 8, 1721 * Nice masthead engravings One of my favorite 18th century newspapers with the two nice engravings in the masthead, plus the very decorative first letter in the text (see). Various European reports. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches, very nice, displayable condition.

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$32.00
199059

Great West Indies Southeast U.S. Carribbean rare 18th Century 1740 Foldout Map


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160451118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1740  * Early and rare 18th century map * West Indies & Southeast America Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "An Accurate Map of the WEST INDIES, Exhibiting not only  all the Islands possessed by the English, French, Spaniards, & Dutch, but also all the Towns and Settlements on the Continent of America adjacent thereto." This map shows all of the Caribbean Islands plus the northern portions of South America, Central America, and much of the Southern & Southeast portions of the United States, including the Chesapeake Bay down to Florida (a very distorted interpretation) and west to Louisiana and Texas (see the many photos).... See More  

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$520.00
199058

King George's War Massachusetts America of the Austrian Succession 1744 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160450862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1744  * King George's War in America Over 9 pages at the beginning of the issue are taken up with reports on events in Parliament under the guise of: "Proceedings & Debates in the Senate of Lilliput" as direct reporting on Parliamentary events was prohibited. Among various other articles found in this issue are: "Bill for Speedy Manning the Fleet" which takes 7 pages; "On Writing History, by M. Voltaire";  a continued list of: "Ships Taken from the French by the English" "The Queen of Hungary's Army in order of Battle" is a chart; "The King of Prussia's Manifesto" "Mr. Yate's new Theory of the Earth" "Hypothesis Concerning Comet's Tails examined" "On the Present State, etc. of ... See More  

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$38.00
199057

Benjamin Franklin Printer Inventor Diplomat Death Obituary Epitaph 1790 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160450246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1790  * Benjamin Franklin death - obituary The most significant item is a report of the death of Benjamin Franklin listed near the back under the "Deaths" column. It begins: "At Philadelphia, aged 84 years and 3 months, Benjamin Franklin, esq. L.L.D. and F.R.S. He was born in 1706..." continuing on with more on his life & concluding with a letter concerning the death of his brother, signed in type: B.F. There is also a lengthy footnote taking over 1 1/2 pages with more on his life & work. This portion concludes with his famous self-written epitaph which begins: "The body of Benjamin Franklin, Printer, like the cover of an old book, its content torn out & stript of its lettering & gildin... See More  

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$132.00
199056

Benjamin Franklin Electricity Experiments Smoky Mountains Weather 1752 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160449753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1752  * Ben Franklin's experiments with electricity * Print of the Nightingale bird * Explaining the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina This issue includes a lengthy: "Letter from a Gentleman in Virginia" which is focused on the "smoaky weather" in Virginia, likely leading to the name of the "Smoky Mountains" of North Carolina. This article takes the equivalent of a full page and is followed by: "Observations on the Above Phenomena of the Weather". Also of significance is a: "Letter from a Gentleman at Paris to his Friend at Toulon concerning a very Extraordinary Experiment in Electricity" which begins: "You must remember, sir, how much we ridiculed Mr. Franklin's project for em... See More  

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$66.00
199055

George Washington Inauguration Jean Antoine Famous Marble Sculptue 1793 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160449412

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, March, 1793 * George Washington's inauguration * Jean-Antoine Houdon's sculpture  The issue is filled mostly with an eclectic collection of articles, while the back leaf contains news items of the day. Among the news reports is a notable one from Philadelphia: "Houdon, the famous French sculptor, who paid a visit to this country a few years ago to procure a likeness of the President, and who was employed by the state of Virginia to secure a marble statue of that American Hero and Statesman, had completed the same by the end of November last. It may, therefore, soon be expected." This is about the very famous sculpture by the famed Jean-Antoine Houdon, considered one of the... See More  

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$144.00
199048

Aviator Howard Hughes Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158365385

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK JOURNAL AMERICAN, July 14, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World * Ends in success (1st report) The top of the front page features a nice banner headline: "HUGHES HERE !" with subheads and large photo. (see) Much more on the following pages. Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 16 pages of the 1st section only, light toning and a little wear along the margins and ventral fold with a few archival mends on the inside pages at the central fold, nice for display as such. Should be handled with care.

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$67.00
199047

Rare Confederate Memphis TN Tennessee Abraham Lincoln Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158363809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, July 6, 1861 * Very rare Confederate publication * Abraham Lincoln on the current war This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. Among the war reports are: "War Intelligence" "Affairs At Pensacola" "How The Southern Climate Affects the Yankee Troops" "East Tennessee" "From Virginia" "The Way Northern Soldiers Are Treated" and more. Of significance is the complete printing of the lengthy: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE, Delivered to the Extra Session of the Federal Congress" on July 5. It is signed by him in type: Abraham Lincoln. Between the fall of Fort Sumter on April 13, 1861, and July of that same year, President Lincoln took a n... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2022 11:07

$220.00
199046

Great 19th Century Baseball Print Ball or Strike Harper's Weekly 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158363365

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1888  * Great baseball print The entire front page is taken up with one of the best 19th century baseball prints to be found, showing a batter, catcher & umpire captioned: "A Ball Or A Strike--Which?" drawn by T. de Thurstrup. There are also many other prints within this issue including a fullpg. with 6 vignettes: "View of Town & Country in Honduras'"; a small print of "The Palais Bourbon"; a halfpg: "Sketches in the French Chamber of Deputies" and another full page with 2 prints captioned: "The French Chamber of Deputies" a halfpg: '"Shipping Watermelons by Rail from Atlanta, Georgia"; a small print of: "The Late Rev. Edward P. Roe"  & fullpg: "Immigrants Waiting to be distributed i... See More  

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$298.00
199045

Great 1st Battle of Bull Run Manassas VA Civil War Confederate VA 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394141152209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 24, 1861  * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Great publication to have Not only a newspaper from the Confederate states, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Given the date, it is not surprising that the content on pages 2 & 3 contain much on the historic Battle of Bull Run, the first major conflict of the Civil War. The Confederate reporting tells of an overwhelming Southern victory, with column heads including: "The Great Victory" "Increasing Excitement" "Action of the Confederate Congress" "Account From Washington" "We have Met the Enemy & They are Ours! " "The Federals Acknowledge Their Defeat!" "Awful Slaughter of Troops!" "Ellsworth's 'Pet Lambs' Cut To... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2022 11:06

$167.00
199044

Final Weeks of the Civil War Capture of Columbia South Carolina 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158362858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 21, 1865  * Final weeks of the American Civil War * Capture of Columbia, South Carolina Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SOUTH CAROLINA" "Grant, Sherman and Sheridan Moving Together" "Lee Reinforcing Beauregard" "Charleston Evacuated & Admiral Dahlgren on his Way to the City" "Details of the Capture of Columbia" "Wheeler Plunders the City" "Wilmington Reported Evacuated: "THE SOUTH" "Settlement of the Question of Employing Negro Soldiers" " Guerrilla Warfare to Ensue" "A Life of Barbarism" and much more, including more inside. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2022 11:06

$28.00
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