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184626

Russian SPUTNIK 1 Artificial Satellite Success Space Race Begins 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373231277446

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, October 7, 1957  * Sputnik 1 in orbit - success * World's 1st orbiting artificial satellite * Space race begins A report in the space race, with a banner headline abovethe masthead: "RUSSIAN EXPERT TELLS OF 'MOON'" with subheads and related photo. This event shocked the American scientific community and sufficiently scared the Americans into an all-out space race. There was great fear at the time of Soviet dominance of space and the potential use of satellites for military purposes (see hyperlink for much more). Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the central fold, and margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 23, 2020 15:29

$58.00
184307

JOHN C. COLT Gun Revolver Inventor Samuel Brother MURDER Sentence 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936137675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD---EXTRA, Sept. 27, 1842  * John C. Colt murder trial sentence * Brother of famous gun inventor This is an uncommon single sheet "extra" edition created for the expressed purpose of reporting: "Sentence of JOHN C. COLT, Convicted On The Murder of SAMUEL ADAMS on the 19th September, 1841". This murder case was quite a sensation at the time, the details easily found on the internet. Complete as a single sheet issue, very nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:30

$43.00
184643

STATUE OF LIBERTY Bartholdi's Sculpture Head Construction PRINT 1878 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373232795928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 7, 1878  * Statue of Liberty construction * Frederic Auguste Bartholdi A feature of this issue is: "Bartholdi's Colossal Statue of Liberty" which shows the head on display in Paris. Included is a related article noting the final size would be 105 feet high plus an 82 feet pedestal. The bust itself was 29 1/2 feet high and 13+ feet in diameter. It would be formally dedicated in 1886. Complete in 16 pages very nice condition.

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Ends October 01, 2020 09:15

$39.99
184641

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Helicopter-Plane Machine Patent 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373232734658

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1928 * Nikola Tesla's helicopter-plane patent * Father of Radio Physics & more Page 18 has a one column headings: "TESLA GETS PATENTS ON HELICOPTER-PLANE" "Wireless Experimenter Says His Invention Is Ideal for Air Flivver" (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 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 01, 2020 08:36

$39.99
183618

SAMUEL MORSE Code Single Wire Telegraph System Inventor DEATH 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373144205376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1872 * Samuel Morse death (1st report) * American inventor and painter * Single-wire telegraph system fame The top of page 3 has one column headings: "OBITUARY" "Samuel Finley Breese Morse" First report coverage on the death of Samuel Morse. Teaxt takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:15

$42.00
183614

ALLEN B. WILSON Earlly Sewing Machines Pioneer re. Patents 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904175470

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1872 * Allen B. Wilson re. patents * Sewing machines pioneer The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "THE SEWING MACHINE" "A. B. Wilson and His Patent Extension" His Early Struggles, Lawsuits and Profits" and more. (see) Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:10

$38.00
183454

ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL & Thomas A. Watson Telephone Invention 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133269767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida NY, February 8, 1877. * Alexander Graham Bell & T.A. Watson * Invention of the Telephone A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day as well. An interesting title from this interesting community in in upstate New York. 8 pages in nice condition. Page 7 contains an article on the telephone invention by Alexander Graham Bell and T.A. Watson. (see)

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:30

$33.00
183203

SMITH & WESSON Firearms Guns Revolvers Springfield Factory Prints 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880964268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, June 18, 1893 * Smith & Wesson gun factory * Revolver industry w/ prints Page 5 has a great, detailed, and illustrated article on the Smith and Wesson company. Column heads: "Springfield News & Comment" "The Smith & Wesson Revolver" "The Invention and Manufacture" with considerable detail, plus there is an illustration of: "Daniel B. Wesson" and prints of "The First Revolver Made by Smith & Wesson Here" and: "The 38 Caliber, Safety Revolver of To-Day". Eight pages, a few minor archival mends at margins, toned but in very nice condition. Somewhat fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:43

$53.00
182820

JOHN C. COLT Gun Revolver Inventor Samuel Brother MURDER TRIAL 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107409307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, Jan. 20, 1842 * John C. Colt murder trial w/ prints * Brother of famous gun inventor A rare "Extra" edition produced to offer the latest news on the fascinating trial of John Colt. Most of the front page is taken up with considerable detail on the case of Colt who was accused of murdering Samuel Adams the previous year. This was quite the sensation at the time. Note that the front page has a print headed: "Samuel Adams, The Printer, Before He Was Cut Up and Salted." Also a "Diagram of Second Floor" where the murder happened. Much of the balance of the ftpg. is taken up with much text headed: "Colt's Trial". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:32

$53.00
182604

Early MOTION PICTURES Cartoons Films Movies PRODUCTION Prints 1916 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100836053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1916 The entire front page is taken up with an illustration captioned: "Animated Cartoons In the Making: Filming the Successive Drawings." showing a man doing just that. An inside page is entirely devoted to: "Animated Cartoons in the Making--How 16,000 Drawings are Prepared & Photographed in Producing 1000 Feet of Motion Picture Film" with related photos as well. Note also the nice full page Cadillac car ad. This gets back to the very earliest dates of cartoon making for motion pictures and certainly a significant issue for any collector of cartoon, animation or film history. Sixteen pages, small library stamp to the upper corner & a perforated "stamp" to a lower corner, otherwi... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:55

$114.00
182249

LA AMISTAD Spanish Slave Ship Court Case Decision VERDICT Blacks 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848222195

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 25, 1839 * Verdict of the Amistad Slave Ship Case The front page has two reports concerning the latest ruling on the Amistad slave case. Most of a page 3 column is headed: "Further Particulars In The Case of The Amistad". The article provides the latest information from Hartford concerning the Amistad slaves as the court trial was to begin that day (Sept. 19), mentioning seven lib... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:12

$66.00
182002

EARLY TELEPHONES Alexander Graham Bell & Female Operators PRINTS 1884 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084126632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 20, 1884 * Early telephone experiments * Alexander Graham Bell * Female operators - prints The entire front page contains various: "Illustrations of the American Bell Telephone." The article takes half of an inside page, headed: "The Telephone" which has much on its history & current improvements with mention of Alexander Graham Bell. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:25

$39.00
181950

Nice ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Telephones Inventor Cover PHOTO 1903 Science Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392826825546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 2, 1903 * Alexander Graham Bell cover photo (nice for display) The full front cover of the issue features a photo of "Alexander Graham Bell" which also features his signature below it along with an accompanying article inside. Within the issue is: "The Stanley Airship"; "Powerful English Locomotive for Suburban Traffic"; "Ore Finding by Electricity"; "Condition of the Work on the Rapid Transit Subway (New York)"; "The Latest Atlantic Line, 'Kaiser Wilhelm II'"; and other articles and advertisements. Complete issue in 16 pages, tabloid size, very light staining, nice condition.

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Ends July 05, 2020 07:54

$52.00
181603

Early BALLOONING Experiments Montgolfier BALLOONS Demonstration 1784 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392813853412

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1784 * Early ballooning * Montgolfier brothers Inside contains a full page article with heading: "Success of a Journey by Way of Experiment in a Balloon" which happened at France (see), and this is followed by another article which begins: "No sooner was the extraordinary discovery of M. Montgolfier known here about a month ago than a similar experiment was attempted..." with details (see). Also in this issue are: "New Biographical Anecdotes of the Celebrated Voltaire" "Historical Description of Guy's Hospital" "Handel's Jubilee, History of, Continued" and lengthy: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Session of Parliament". Near the back are a few brief item under: "Advices... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:07

$72.00
181352

Very Early TELEPHONES Pre Alexander Graham Bell Experiments PRINTS 1886 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392800788299

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 29, 1886 * Very early telephone experiments The front page has a nice print showing "Early Telephones" from before Alexander Graham Bell's invention, with each of the 6 models labeled by date, name, and inventor. Also a nice ftpg. article titled: "Early Telephones". Other articles are: "Badia's Improved Life Preserver"; "The Lemurs in the Berlin Zoological Garden"; and much more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:17

$38.00
181151

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791942899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed less than 2 months before the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The top of page 2 has: "The citizens of Las Vegas have presented the plucky sheriff, Pat Garrett, with a purse of $1078.50 for his services in killing Billy the 'Kid'. " Among the several legal notices for "Mining Applications" is: "... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:33

$2,750.00
180956

C/1874 H1 Coggia's Great COMET of 1874 First Appearance w/ Diagram Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392783742878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1874 * C/1874 H1 (Coggia's Comet} * The Great Comet of 1874 The top of page 3 has a two column diagram headed: "Coggia's Comet" Also one column headings: "THE COMET COME" "Her First Appearance Last Evening" "Scientific Sketch of the Celestial Visitor" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2020 12:00

$35.00
180536

THOMAS EDISON Electric Light Bulb Invention MENLO PARK NJ 1879 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765287676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Dec. 23, 1879 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric light bulb * Menlo Park The bkpg. has an interesting report beginning: "Edison's success in making practical the use of the electric light for general illumination seems no longer a question..." with more on describing his invention. Eight pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends May 16, 2020 09:45

$68.00
180476

SURRENDER OF LEE'S ARMY at Appomattox Court House 1865 Civil War ENDS Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762542356

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 15, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee surrenders * Battle of Appomattox Court House An inside page has over a full column taken up with a report headed: "THE GREAT VICTORY" which is an editorialized report concerning the surrender of General Robert E. Lee to General U.S. Grant at Appomattox. The report concludes with: "The surrender of Lee, with his whole army, is a fitting conclusion of the masterly generalship of Grant and the splendid fighting of his noble army." Interesting to find this report in a scientific journal, but it reflects the great significance of this event that it would be reported in this title. Sixteen pages, a few archival mends at edges, good condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:29

$57.00
180475

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River New York City Under Construction PRINT 1877 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762542167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 10, 1877 * Brooklyn Bridge - East River * Under construction print The front page has a large illustration: "The Foot Bridge Over The East River, New York" as well as three diagrams relating to the construction of the foot bridge, and a report: "The East River Bridge." better known today as the Brooklyn Bridge. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:28

$58.00
180474

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention w/ PRINT 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762541595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor Page 3 features a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch print of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph. Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description can impart any real adequate idea of its performances. Fully familiar as we are and have been with the machine since its inception, it is still impossible for us to listen to it without a feeling of astonishment and a well defined doubt that our senses are not deceiving us. The extreme simplicity of the contrivance enhances this notice..." The report continues providing a detailed d... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:27

$178.00
180007

TORPEDOES WARFARE Newport RI Naval Station Experiments Development1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392740831884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 3, 1875 * Early Torpedoes development experiments * Naval Torpedo Station at Newport, Rhode Island * Naval Undersea Warfare Center - Goat Island Page 4 has an article headed: "TORPEDOES" "Boom! Boom! Slap, Bang!" "Experiments with the Infernal Machines at Newport" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 07:25

$33.00
179505

THOMAS EDISON West Orange NJ New Jersey Plant Works FIRE Disaster 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977588451

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, Dec. 10, 1914 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Works plant fire disaster * West Orange, New Jersey The front page has a two column heading: "EDISON'S GREAT PLANT BURNED; ONLY LABORATORY IS SAVED; LOSS IS PUT AT $7,000,000" "with subheads. (see) Eighteen pages, light toning, some margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:35

$44.00
178918

1ST PRACTICAL TYPEWRITER Machine Christopher Latham Sholes PATENT 1868 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372952073841

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 8, 1868 * Christopher Latham Sholes * Patent for 1st practical typewriter Near the back is a lengthy list of the: "Official Report of Patents and Claims Issued by the United States Patent Office for the week ending June 23, 1868." One of these is the patent for the very first practical typewriter, given to C. Latham Sholes, headed: "Type Writing Machine" with some descriptive text (see the photos for the full report). An inconspicuous yet historic report, and a keystone issue for any collector of early typewriters. Also of note is a front page article: "What Is Planchette?" with a print of one. Planchettes were used to produce mysterious written messages in the belief that suc... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:39

$62.00
178882

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River New York City Under Construction PRINT 1877 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372951784035

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 10, 1877 * Brooklyn Bridge - East River * Under construction print The front page has a large illustration: "The Foot Bridge Over The East River, New York." as well as three diagrams relating to the construction of the foot bridge, and a report: "The East River Bridge." better known today as the Brooklyn Bridge. Sixteen pages, various foxing, generally good condition.

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Ends March 13, 2020 09:24

$53.00
178731

GUSTAVE LE BON French Death & Chiang Kai-Shek China Resignation 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372944752753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1931 * Chiang Kai-shek resignation * President of the Republic of China * Gustave Le Bon death (1st report) * French social psychologist The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GEN. CHIANG QUITS CHINA'S PRESIDENCY; LIN SEN TAKES POST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Chiang Kai-shek resignation as president of China. Page 27 has a one column heading: "DR. GUSTAVE LE BON, SCIENTIST, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Gustave Le Bon, French social psychologist, sociologist, anthropologist, inventor and amateur physicist. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning, a little spine wea... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2020 09:00

$40.00
178460

GUGLIELMO MARCONI Ultra Short Radio Waves Long Distance Discovery 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652426896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., August 13, 1932 * Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi * Ultra short radio waves improved Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Marconi Perfects Method Of Sending Short radio Waves Over Long Distance" with subheads. (see) Complete with all 14 pages, good condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:22

$48.00
178414

1st ELECTRIC TOY TRAIN Carlisle & Finch & Winton Automobile ADS 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649318805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 22, 1898 * 1st electric toy train: ad for Carlisle and Finch * 1st automobile advertisement - horseless carriage For the model railroad hobbyist & car enthusiast this issue has two significant advertisements. First, an illustrated ad for the very first electric toy train: "Carlisle & Finch Co." of Cincinnati, Ohio. The ad is for their toy "Electric Railways, $3.50 to $7." Carlisle & Finch was the creator of the very first electric toy train. They first appeared in 1897 making this a very early advertisement. The ad measures a bit less than 1 by 2 1/2 inches. Secondly, the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the first appearance, which... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:33

$65.00
178319

VODER Bell Labs Electronic Voice Synthesizer Speech INVENTION 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372918023773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 6, 1939 * Early Voder invention * Bell Labs - Homer Dudley * Speech synthesis machine The front page has a one column heading: "Machine Talks in 23 Human Voice Sounds" (see) related photo is on the back page. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:19

$48.00
177856

GUGLIELMO MARCONI Short-Wave Radio Telephone CELL PHONE Predicted 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609845110

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, November 27, 1932 * Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi * Short-wave radio telephone service The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "Marconi's New Radio Phone to Give World Cheap Service" (see) Complete 1st section with all 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:54

$47.00
177838

FRANK J. SPRAGUE "Father of Electric Traction" Inventor DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892615748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1934 * Frank J. Sprague death * "Father of Electric Traction" The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "F. J. SPRAGUE DIES; TRACTION PIONEER" with subhead and photo. (See) First report coverage of the death of Frank J. Sprague, inventor who contributed to the development of the electric motor, railways & elevators. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:42

$47.00
177837

EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY Kodacolor Motion Pictures Advertisement 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609838390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1928 * George Eastman Kodak Company * Color home movies - Rochester NY Page 11 has a full page advertisement for the "Eastman Kodak Company" for the newly recent invention of "KODACOLOR Home Movies in Full Color" (see) News, sports and other 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 primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A few small binding slits along the spine, great condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:39

$42.00
177772

THOMAS EDISON Dynamo Electrical Machine Steam Generator PRINTS 1881 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889082297

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 22, 1881 * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Dynamo electric generator machine The front page features an article: "Edison's New Dynamo-Electric Machine" with a half-page illustration of it, plus a quarter page illustration of :"The Edison Lamp". Inside has a wealth of other inventions, improvements & general mechanical & electrical creations. Sixteen pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:26

$65.00
177569

Rare DR. TIMOTHY LEARY Drugs LSD Hippies The Electric Circus AD 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879117563

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, Dec. 18, 1969 * Dr. Timothy Leary at The Electric Circus nightclub * Hippie generation drug experiments fame (LSD) * The year of Woodstock, Mets, Moon Landing & more Page 30 has a 7 x 6 inch ad for "The Electric Circus" nightclub appearance of Dr. Timothy Leary. This ad has a marijuana related pictorial. (see) Provenance: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive. Background: The Village Voice was an American counterculture newspaper known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public disco... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:36

$67.00
177522

Early STEAM FIRE ENGINE Horse Pulled Truck Firefighting PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586503649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 15, 1856 * Great pre-Civil War fire engine print For the collector of fire-fighting memorabilia, this is a terrific issue. The entire front page is taken up with a very detailed & terrific print titled: "The New Steam Fire Engine" which was called the "Neptune", manufactured by Silsby, Mynderse & Company in Seneca Falls, N.Y. The description begins at the bottom of the ftpg. & carries over to page 2. A terrific issue for display. Much other invention-related content within but it pales in comparison to the front page print. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:26

$115.00
177520

GRAMOPHONE Phonograph Emile Berliner Disk Record Invention 1896 Magazine PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875019260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1896 * Gramophone - phonograph * Emile Berliner * Disk Record The entire front page is taken up with 9 images concerning: "The Gramophone--The New Talking Machine". Inside has a descriptive article on: "The Gramophone" which takes nearly half a page. Elsewhere in the issue is an article on "The Olympic Games" and a print showing: "Athens--Scene in the Stadium at the Revival of the Olympic Games". Also a curious article & photo of: "Dog Power As an Auxiliary in Wheeling". Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:24

$78.00
177130

AUTOMATIC STABILIZER Orville Wright Brothers Airplane Invention 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566707711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, Los Angeles, Jan. 5, 1914 * Orville Wright Brothers * "Automatic stabilizer" invention * Wright Model E airplane aeroplane * FRONT LEAF ONLY ******* The top of the front page has a photo of Orville Wright along with illustration of the Wright Model E with heading: "Says He Has Revolutionized Flying". (see) Also one column headings that include: "For Safety In Flight" "Invention Insures It, Says Wright" "Declares Problem of Automatic Stability in Air Has Been Solved" and more. (see) Complete article from Dayton, Ohio is all on the front page. A very historic report in aviation. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), light toning and minor wear at the margins, great report as such.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:13

$172.00
176264

Inventor Charles F. Brush - Early ELECTRIC LIGHT Patent Sold 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505008781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 30, 1879 * Charles F. Brush * Early electric light * Patent sold Horace Greeley may not have been a fan of Thomas Edison as almost nothing is published in this title about the electric light inventory. However at the same time most other newspapers were reporting the invention the Tribune did not, but instead had on the ftpg: "The Brush Electric Light" noting in part: "...The Brush electric light is the only one which has been brought into practical & valuable use in this country. Mr. Brush is said to be the leading electrician of the country now..." with more. Eight pages, evening toning, good condition.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:20

$37.00
176150

ROCKET AIRPLANE INVENTION Rocketeer Rocketry Robert H. Goddard 1931 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372814439438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SECTION 9 only of the New York Times, September 27, 1931 * Robert H. Goddard * Rocket airplane invention * w/ illustration Page XX4 of this section has two column headlines announcing: "NEW ROCKET PLANE FOR STRATOSPHERE," "Turbine Design Employs Gas Expansion And Propellers to Attain Great Speed" with two detailed illustration of his new invention (see images). Lengthy text here. Complete section 9 only with 12 pages, light toning and a little wear along the margins, generally good.

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Ends November 23, 2019 14:11

$62.00
175982

1st TELEVISION Transatlantic Image Sent Ocean JOHN LOGIE BAIRD 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806637422

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 9, 1928 * 1st television image sent across Atlantic Ocean * John Logie Baird - Hartsdale NY New York Page 3 has a one column heading: "Human Vision Spans Atlantic On Radio Waves" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st transatlantic TV image sent. 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, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: On February 9th, 1928, Hartsdale became the birthplace of the American "Couch Potato" when the Scottish inventor John Logie Baird (1888-1946) transmitted the world's first inter-continental short-wave television sign... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 14:21

$52.00
175975

Early IBM COMPUTER Electronic Eye Invention Language Translation 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483965540

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 8, 1954 * Early IBM computer invention Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Russian Is Turned Into English By a Fast Electronic Translator" First report coverage continues on page 5 with related photo and example of the typed card. An interesting article hearkening to the very beginning of the computer era. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 16, 2019 14:18

$57.00
175849

Best THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Alva Edison Invention w/ Print 1877 Science Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799669249

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877 * Inventor Thomas Edison * The phonograph invented * Best title to have this in ? Page 2 has an extremely significant article headed: The Talking Phonograph" which begins: "Mr. Thomas Edison recently came into our office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank, and the machine inquired as to our health, asked how we liked the phonograph, informed us that it was very well, and bid us a cordial good night. These remarks were not only perfectly audible to ourselves, but to a dozen or more persons gathered around, and they were produced by the aid of no other mechanism than the simple little contrivance explained and illustrated below...". The article continues, ... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:17

$313.00
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Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention Descrp. 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392431539803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 27, 1878 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor Most of a column on page 11 is taken up with: "The Phonograph" "Edison Explains His Invention to the Washington Academy of Science". Subheads include: "Mr. Thomas A. Edison" "Edison In Person" "What the Phonograph is Like" which is very descriptive of the new invention. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2019 15:19

$78.00
174899

KODAK CAMERA Roll Film Inventor GEORGE EASTMAN SUICIDE Photography1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391768109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 15, 1932 * George Eastman suicide death (1st report) * Kodak camera inventor - roll film The front page has a one column heading: "Make Plans Today for 'Kodak King's' Funeral" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of Kodak camera inventor George Eastman. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the 1st column, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:51

$45.00
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Electricity Lightning Rod Thunder Experiments 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690013739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 27, 1759 * Benjamin Franklin * Electricity experiments * Lightning rod Pages 4 and 5 contains text from a work: "...On the Advancement of Science" which includes sections on medicine, experiments on animals, metaphysical experiments, etc. as well as a section: "Of Electricity". In this latter section are reports on Benjamin Franklin's experiments including: "...Among all the phenomena of electricity it will be hard to find any so marvelous as that discovered by Mr. Franklin; if it be true, that this new Prometheus hath learned to draw fire from the clouds and make the lightning fall in drops to the ground..." which seems to talk of his lightning rod. See for more. The piece on m... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:52

$210.00
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GEORGE DE BOTHEZAT Pioneer of 1st Practical Helicopter DEATH 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392309766788

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 3, 1940 * George de Bothezat death (1st report) * Russian American engineer & businessman * Inventor of 1st successful, practical helicopter The top of the back page has a one column heading: "HELICOPTER MAKER, DE BOTHEZAT, DEAD" with subheads. (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 with all 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition .

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Ends July 06, 2019 07:49

$40.00
173235

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304423398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor * Early baseball science A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper travels through a little machine, the sounds of the latter are magnified....Speech has become, as it were, immortal....the new invention is purely mechanical--no electricity is involved. It is a simple affair of vibrating plates, thrown into vibration by the human voice....The invention...the credit of which is due to Mr. Thomas Edison..." and more (see photos... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:51

$245.00
173099

ÉDOUARD BRANLY French Inventor Physicist Radio Coherer Fame DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372675546988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1940 * Édouard Branly death (1st report) * French inventor, physicist & professor * Wireless telegraphy - Coherer The top of page 15 has a on column heading: "E. BRANLY DEAD; FAMED PHYSICIST" 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 with all 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Édouard Eugène Désiré Branly was a French inventor, physicist and professor at the Institut Catholique de Paris. He is primarily known for his early involvement in wireless telegraphy a... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:04

$40.00
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MY LITTLE CHICKADEE Mae West & W. C. Fields Opening Day Movie AD 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299660111

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1940 * "My Little Chickadee" movie - film * Opening day premiere advertisement * Actress Mae West and W. C. Fields * "Young Tom Edison" opening review Page 27 has a 10 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch illustrated advertisement for the opening day showing of "My Little Chickadee" starring Mae West and W. C. Fields. With movies at that time usually released 1st in New York City, this could very well be the very 1st advertisement for this movie in any newspaper. News of day, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:34

$47.00
173020

GUGLIELMO MARCONI Wireless Telegraph Villa Griffone Italy Visit 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392298416936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1934 * Guglielmo Marconi * Wireless telegraph * Villa Griffone The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Marconi Revisits Scene Of His Wireless Invention" (see) First report coverage on Guglielmo Marconi's visit to Villa Griffone for the 1st time in 30 years. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends June 16, 2019 15:01

$40.00
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