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185411

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373304977092

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, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends November 29, 2020 13:48

$52.00
185220

THOMAS EDISON Supports 18th Amendment Prohibition Law Enforcement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392989477481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1930 * Inventor Thomas Edison * U.S. Prohibition support * Anti beer - liquor law Page 17 has a one column heading: "EDISON SEES BOON IN PROHIBITION LAW" with subheads. (see) See images for a question/answer article showing Thomas Edison's support for the Eighteenth Amendment. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Complete in 52 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 23, 2020 07:09

$40.00
184986

Alexander Graham MABEL GARDINER HUBBARD Bell Telephone Wife Death 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373270027476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 4, 1923 * Mabel Gardiner Hubbard death * Alexander Graham Bell's wife * Invention of telephone fame The top of page 19 has one column headings: "Mrs. A. G. Bell Dies; Inspired Telephone" "Deaf Girl's Romance With Distinguished Inventor Was Due to Her Affliction" (see) Complete with 40 pages, light toning, some margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends November 12, 2020 13:54

$44.00
184694

TELEGRAPH INVENTION Samuel Morse Code Electromagnetic Experiments 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961820176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 24, 1842  * Samuel Morse * Telegraph invented The bottom of the back page has a report headed: "Electro Magnetic Telegraph" which includes: "...states that S. F. B. Morse, of New York, is now exhibiting to committees appointed by congress to examine the subject, his invention by which two persons, however distant, may converse with each other. There is every probability that he will be afforded the means of fully testing its practicability. It would be a wonderful improvement indeed, if effected." And what an understatement that was. This was the beginning of distant communication which continues to evolve to this day. Other articles of interest within this issue include th... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:06

$57.00
184688

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Cosmic Rays Letter to the Editor 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373241363991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1932 * Nikola Tesla * Father of Radio Physics & more Page 20 under "Letters to the Editor" are small one column headings: "THE TESLA EXPERIMENTS" "Further Light Is Sought on Conclusions Regarding the Cosmic Ray" See images for text here. 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:03

$48.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
175297

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
173360

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
173021

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
172805

ROBERT H. GODDARD Roswell NM Rockets w/ Parachutes Flight TESTING 1938 Newpspaer


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666797588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 2, 1938 * Robert H. Goddard - rocketeer * Rockets w/ parachutes experiments * Roswell, New Mexico tests The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Soaring Rocket Ships Bring New Technique in Parachutes" (see) Complete with all 14 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 07, 2019 15:20

$40.00
172773

ERNEST RUTHERFORD Father of Nuclear Physics Speech on Energy 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666602329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 12, 1933 * Ernest Rutherford - "Father of Nuclear physics" * New Zealand physicist speech downplays future The front page has a one column heading: "RUTHERFORD COOLS ATOM ENERGY HOPE" with subheads that include: "Sees 'Moonshine' in the Talk at Present of Releasing Power in Matter" and more. (see) 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 into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality ... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:32

$39.00
172376

SIR WILLIAM MILLS British Hand Grenades Bomb Inventor DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372654988280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1932 * Sir William Mills death (inventor) * Mills bomb - British hand grenades Page 24 has a one column heading: "SIR WILLIAM MILLS, INVENTOR, DIS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir William Mills, inventor of the Mills bomb (British hand grenades). 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice ... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:43

$38.00
172225

Bizarre FLIGHT TO MARS ? Robert H. Goddard Rocket Ride Volunteer 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650300401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 1920 * Professor Robert H. Goddard * Early rocket experiments * Flight to Mars? The front page has a very bizarre report concerning early space travel. Professor Robert H. Goddard was currently experimenting with early rockets during this time. The front page has one column headings that read: "FIRST VOLUNTEER FOR LEAP TO MARS" "Capt. Claude Collins of Philadelphia Offers Himself to be Passenger in Rocket" "NAMES HIS CONDITIONS" "Requires That Communication Be Established and a Rocket Previously Landed on Planet" which is signed in type: Captain Claude R. Collins. (see) Very interesting that this prestigious newspaper title would publish such a article and on the front page. Even till... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:41

$58.00
172129

DEATH RAY - BEAM Invented ? for Military Use by Guglielmo Marconi 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648215963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1935 * Guglielmo Marconi - Italian inventor * Death Ray - beam invention ? The top of page 17 has a two column heading: "Marconi Ready to Take Micro-Wave to War; Said to Have Tested Halting Planes in Air" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:48

$40.00
171466

Early TELEVISION John Logie Baird TV Invention Experiments 1928 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258055171

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1928 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions - experiments Page 10 has one column headings: "RECORD REPRODUCES SCENES WITH MUSIC" "Baird Combines Electric Phonograph With Television Principles in Disk Device" "Double Grooves Utilized" and more. (see) Very significant reports during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. A significant issue for any collector of television history. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, light toning at the ... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:33

$46.00
171015

First Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392245684250

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

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Ends March 24, 2019 16:38

$245.00
170284

DANIEL MOORE McFARLAN Neon Electrical Lighting Inventor MURDER 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223225384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 16, 1936 * Daniel Moore McFarlan murder * Electrical engineer and inventor * Fluorescent & Neon lamp lighting * Thomas Alva Edison associate The front page has a one column heading: "Inventor Aid, Associate of Edison, Slain" (see) Small photo of McFarlan on the back page. Complete with all 36 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 February 24, 2019 15:27

$44.00
170028

Best THOMAS G. W. SETTLE Soldier Field BALLOON Flight FLOP 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217801622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 5, 1933 * Officer Thomas G. W. Settle * Century of Progress balloon * Soldier Field flight failure The front page has a great banner headline: "BALLOON RISES A MILE; FALLS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A full back page pictorial is also nice for display. Probably only found in this Chicago publication. Complete with all 24 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. wikipedia notes: In 1932 the board of the Century of Progress trade show, to be held in Chicago in summer 1933, invited renowned Swiss balloonist Auguste Piccard to perform a hi... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:38

$45.00
169384

Inventor THOMAS ALVA EDISION Biography as Young Boy 1875 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196969362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Oct. 31, 1878 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Biography as a young boy This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "When Edison Was A Boy" with subhead. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:35

$30.00
168321

MARCHESE GUGLIELMO MARCONI Wireless Radio Telegraphy Invent DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172079581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 20, 1937 * Guglielmo Marconi death (1st report) * Wireless telegraphy inventor The front page has a five column headline: "Marconi, Inventor of Wireless, Dies" with subhead. (see) A few related photos on the back page. Complete with all 28 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 spine.

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:39

$88.00
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