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183954

SS CITY OF BENARES World War II Evacuee Ship w/ Children Sinking 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 23, 1940 * SS City of Benares attack & sinking * World War II evacuee ship (children) * German submarine U-48 (1939) - U-boat The front page has a banner headline: "293 LOST ON TORPEDOED SHIP" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: SS City of Benares was a steam passenger ship built for Ellerman Lines by Barclay, Curle & Co of Glasgow in 1936. During the Second World War the City of Benares was used as an evacuee ship to evacuate 90 children from Britain to Canada. The ship was torpedoed in September of 1940 by the ... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:59

$52.00
184477

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


eBay Auction Item # 373216948485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, July, 1700. * From the turn of the 18th century This is an uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc." Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near the back is: "Advice From Englan... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2020 07:33

$44.99
182977

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392871881155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Nov. 7, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A report from Charleston notes that: "About a dozen of the ringleaders of the late disturbance at Dr. Turnbull's settlement at the Mosquito Harbour in East Florida, we hear, have been secured...". This is followed by a lengthier report from Mecklenburg beginning: "Gov. Tryon has been here in person to command the militia intended against the Orange County regulators..." with much more (see). And a letter from London includes: "...Administration seems ashamed of what they did in the repeal of the stamp duty & are now determined to have obedience paid to all acts of parliament respecting America: For this end they propose to begin at Boston, where they say... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 14:40

$158.00
182780

GEORGE WASHINGTON Becomes Commander in Chief Revolutionary War 1775 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107087817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 5, 1775 * George Washington becomes commander-in-chief * Continental Army - American Revolutionary War Page 2 has an: "Extract of a Letter dated Philadelphia, June 20" which notes that Congress intends to make two proposals: "First, that they will submit to an absolute restriction of their trade for the benefit of Great Britain upon condition that nothing further shall be required of them...Or, Second that it shall be agreed between Great Britain & the colonies that the latter shall raise her full, equal, and just proportion of revenue for the support of the whole empire in a similar manner as the assessment is upon Scotland...On this system the Colonies cannot be taxed one farthing... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:41

$167.00
182511

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373099133894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Nov. 7, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A report from Charleston notes that: "About a dozen of the ringleaders of the late disturbance at Dr. Turnbull's settlement at the Mosquito Harbour in East Florida, we hear, have been secured...". This is followed by a lengthier report from Mecklenburg beginning: "Gov. Tryon has been here in person to command the militia intended against the Orange County regulators..." with much more (see). And a letter from London includes: "...Administration seems ashamed of what they did in the repeal of the stamp duty & are now determined to have obedience paid to all acts of parliament respecting America: For this end they propose to begin at Boston, where they say... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2020 06:56

$177.00
180609

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027532216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 26, 1768 * Pro-British American publication The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War. All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony of the Massachusetts...upon this question--Whether to Surrender the charter, or suffer judgment to go against it?" (see), and further on is: "The Speech of His Excellency William Tryon...Commander in Chief in & over the Province of North Carolina". Other politically-related reports as well. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 10 1/2 inches, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition. A nice oppo... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2020 14:58

$140.00
180435

LA AMISTAD African Slaves Slavery Ship Case Trial 1840 Baltimore Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021147381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 2, 1840 * African slaves * La Amistad trial Inside has a report from London concerning the slaves on board the ship Amistad (subject of a Stephen Spielberg movie of the same name) noting: "...the Glasgow Emancipation society...on behalf of the [blacks] who took possession of the Amistad & were subsequently carried to New London...to interpose...in their behalf in order that they may be restored to liberty..." with much more, including a responding letter with the Amistad text taking over a full column. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As ... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:12

$36.00
180325

DAVID FARRAGUT United States Navy Civil War Era Admiral DEATH 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392755383779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1870 * David Farragut death (1st report) * United States Navy flag officer * 1st rear admiral, vice admiral & admiral * Battle of Mobile Bay - Civil War fame The top of page has one column headings: "OBITUARY" "Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, United States Navy" Text takes up almost 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, printing flaw on the front page (see), a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 09, 2020 07:45

$37.00
180117

BOBBY JONES British Amateur Golf Championship GRAND SLAM Winner 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373008425970

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALBANY EVENING NEWS, May 28, 1930. * Golfer Bobby Jones vs. Cyril Tolley * British Amateur championship * Old Course at St. Andrews - Scotland The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Bobby Jones Defeats Tolley, British Amateur Champion, After Battle of 19 Holes" with subheads and photo of Jones. Coverage on Bobby Jones' quest to win the British Amateur championship on his way to the famed Grand Slam of golf. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, some small binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 01, 2020 10:20

$39.00
179838

Best King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND London Gazette DEATH 1684 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372994281171

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 19, 1684 (note: by today's calendar this is 1685) * Charles II of England death * Best title to be had ? The front page has a report from Edinburgh mentioning the arrival of: "...the most sorrowful news of the death of our late Gracious Sovereign..." and also on the front page is a document beginning: "For as much as it hath pleased the Almighty God to call CHARLES the Second...from a Temporary Crown to inherit an Eternal in the Heavens..." and mention of the succession of James Seventh (actually James II). Pages 2, 3 and 4 are filled with letters concerning the death of Charles II including a letter from the "...merchants, traders & planters of...His Majesties Province of Maryland.... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:27

$195.00
179796

GLEN CINEMA DISASTER Fire & Children Stampede in Paisley Scotland 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372993072599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 1, 1930 * Glen Cinema disaster - fire * Human panic stampede * Paisley, Scotland The front page has a one column heading: "69 CHILDREN DIE AS PANIC ENDS HOLIDAY MOVIE" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, rag edition, some residue and a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:25

$42.00
179566

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721929011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, August 27, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory The front page has: "...a correct & authentic distribution of the British forces under the command of Sir William Howe, from an officer of distinction just arrived from New York." with a nice accounting of the troops (see photos). This is followed by an interesting item noting: "The paper currency of the American Congress is disgraced with an emblematical etching that is the most striking comment on their treasonable & rebellious principles..." with a description (see). Page 2 has a detailed account of military events in New Jersey (see) in a letter signed in type by: W. H... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:13

$465.00
178584

WALKER CUP Amateur Golfers Match won by U.S. & Francis Ouimet 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669079884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 18, 1947 * Walker Cup amatuer golf match * Francis Ouimet - United States win * Old course at St Andrews, Scotland The front page of this section has a nice banner healdine: "U. S. GOLFERS REGAIN WALKER CUP, BEATING BRITISH, 8-4" with subheads and related photo. (see images). First report coverage on the United States team defeating the British in the Walker Cup Match at the Old Course at St Andrews, Scotland. The U.S. team captain was Francis Ouimet. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:13

$42.00
177871

PAN AM FLIGHT 103 Lockerbie Scotland Terrorist Airplane Bombing 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609851379

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 21, 1988 * Pan Am Flight 103 * Lockerbie, Scotland * Terrorist bombing * Airplane disaster The front page has a banner headline: "Jetliner Crashes With 258; N.Y.-Bound 747 Falls on Scottish Village After Leaving London" with subhead. (see) A early, same day report before it was known that a bomb was involved. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, great condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:06

$52.00
176083

ARNOLD PALMER "The King" Wins 2nd BRITISH OPEN Golf Tournament 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492622008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 14, 1962 * Arnold Palmer - golfer * British Open championship The top of page 24 has a two column heading: "Arnie Palmer Retains British Open Crown With Record Finish" with subhead and related photo. First report coverage on Arnold Palmer winning the 1962 British Open at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:19

$44.00
175634

Golfer BOBBY JONES British Open Championship St. Andrews Scotland 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372789768155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, July 13, 1927 * Golfer Bobby Jones * Open Championship * St. Andrews, Scotland This is section 3 only of the issue but it has its own masthead & dateline. The banner headline announces: "JONES LEADS CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND OF BRITISH OPEN TOURNEY" with a nice full-figure photo of Bobby Jones headed: "Champion Shows The Way". Also a subhead: "Super Putting Gives Bobby 68; Ties Course Mark" with more. A fine issue on noted golfer Bobby Jones from during the early prime years of his stellar career. Twelve pages, some minor margin tears, generally good condition.

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:55

$33.00
173517

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689350133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 19, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title Two columns on pages 1 & 2 are taken up with: "Travels Through the Interior Parts of North America in the Years 1766, 1767, and 17678. By J. Carver..." which has some interesting reading. One item notes: "...many obstructions would arise to my scheme from the want of good maps and charts; for the French, whilst they retained their power in North America, had taken every artful method to keep all others nations, particularly the English, in ignorance of the concerns of the interior parts of it: and to accomplish this design with the greater certainty they had published inaccurate maps & false accounts, calling the different nations of t... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:18

$59.00
172868

Air BATTLE OF THE RIVER FORTH Rosyth Naval Base Scotland 1939 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372667942829

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 17, 1939 * Battle of the River Forth - Scotland * Rosyth Naval Base - Firth of Forth * Supermarine Spitfires vs. Junkers Ju 88 The top of the front page has a five column headline: "NAZIS BOMB NAVY BASE IN SCOTLAND, HIT CRUISER, KILL 15, LOSE 4 PLANES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 with 2 related photos and map. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2019 14:26

$40.00
172590

LINCOLN ELLSWORTH Polar Explorer ANTARCTIC Airplane Flight Begins 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392286914267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 20, 1935 * Polar explorer Lincoln Ellsworth * Antarctic airplane flight begins The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ELLSWORTH OFF ON FLIGHT OVER ANTARCTIC WASTES TO BYRD'S LITTLE AMERICA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo of Ellsworth and related map. (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 ... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2019 15:27

$39.00
172516

NATHAN HALE HANGING Hanged Revolutionary War American Soldier Spy 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659070540

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, November 20, 1776 * Hanging of Nathan Hale - American Revolutionary War soldier & spy * "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" fame By far the most significant content is found on page 3 as it contains an exceedingly significant--albeit brief & inconspicuous--report of an event known by any student of American history. In a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York is: "...Yesterday we hanged an officer of the Provincials who came as a spy...". Noting that this letter is dated "From New York Island, Sept. 23", and with the records verifying that Nathan Hale was hanged on Sept. 22 in New York, it is very obvious that this "officer of the Provincials" was Nathan ... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:54

$535.00
171590

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON Scotland Estates 1689 England UK Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE ESTATES IN SCOTLAND, London, England, June 4, (1689) * Very rare 17th century title The year is printed in the dateline of the first report at the top of page 1 (see), as well as in the imprint at the bottom of the back page. A very rare newspaper from England dealing primarily with Parliamentary affairs. Most of the back page is taken up with: "Some of the Reasons for Turning the Present Meeting of Estates into a Parliament" A single sheet issue with untrimmed margins, measures 7 by 11 3/4 inches, a few light stains to the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:36

$165.00
167605

JOSEPH FARQUHARSON Scottish Scotland Landscapes Painter DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472317979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1935 * Joseph Farquharson death (1st report) * Scottish painter - Scotland landscapes The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "FARQUHARSON DIES; FAMOUS ARTIST, 89" 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 46 pages, rag edition, a little front page creasing, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:29

$38.00
164876

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076092144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, March 14, 1768 * Pro-British American publication Inside has a report from Providence that: "...this colony...have appointed a committee to draw up an address to his Majesty & write to the Ministry & our Agent relative to the peculiar hardships & distresses the colonies are not labouring under." Other various news of the day from both Europe and the colonies. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/4 inches, very nice condition. A fine opportunity for a colonial Boston newspaper at a very reasonable price. This newspaper published only briefly from December 21, 1767 until 1770. The publishers, John Mein and John Fleeming, were both from Scotland. The Chronicle was a Loyalist pa... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:04

$147.00
164429

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON Scotland Estates 1689 England UK Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372328856181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE ESTATES IN SCOTLAND, London, England, April 27, 1689 * Very rare 17th century title 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 #14 of a short-lived title which existed to report on the ongoing disputes between the Scots and English. Much of the front page is taken up with: "The Act for the Levying Horse for the Security of the Kingdom" datelined at Edinburgh. Various reports carry over to the back page, including: "...the Viscount of Dundee having fled to the North parts of this Kingdom with about 80 horse, a strong detachm... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2018 07:36

$178.00
163432

FIRST TELEVISION TRANSMISSION Demonstration by John Logie Baird 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392032114846

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 23, 1926 * First television transmission * John Logie Baird On the website: "Television History - The first 75 Years" is found: "On January 23, 1926, John Logie Baird (of Scotland) gave the world's first public demonstration of a mechanical television apparatus to approximately 40 members of the Royal Institution at his laboratory on Frith Street. These were images of living human faces, not outlines or silhouettes, with complete tonal gradations of light and shade." This very significant event marks the development of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. Page ten of t... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2018 14:09

$137.00
161580

Golfer BOBBY JONES British Open Championship St. Andrews Scotland 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391987640082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1927 * Golfer Bobby Jones * Open Championship * St. Andrews, Scotland The sport's section (page 15) has a banner headline: "British Open Golf Field Is Led by Jones, Whose 68 Ties St. Andrews Record" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the 1927 Open Championship at the Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, a few binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:17

$40.00
158661

JOHN WILKES Radical Supporter of Americans 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917996081

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 29, 1768 * John Wilkes - radical * Pre Revolutionary War The first half of the newspaper is taken up with the continuation of the "Narrative of the Hon. Commodore Byron" on his expedition around the world in the 1740's. Near the back are reports from London noting in part: "...that most of the readers of our paper are such friends to liberty that they will receive with the most heart felt pleasure the news we give them this week that Mr. Wilkes, the great assertor of the liberties of this country, is now restored to all the rights & privileges of it, of which he has been long deprived by an illegal proceeding...". John Wilkes was a radical membe... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:32

$135.00
155166

Very Early TELEVISION TV Invention Tests John Logie Barid 1927 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997101795

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 4, 1927 * Early television tests * John Logie Baird Page 6 has one column headlines that include: "GLASGOW LISTENS TO SOUND OF FACES" "Television Inventor Shows How Image of Every Substance Emits Distinctive Refrain" "Baird Describes Research" and more. See photos for text. This was a very significant report concerning 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. Complete in 40 pages, the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint for institutional use, great condition.

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Ends July 29, 2017 10:35

$59.00
154400

GERMAN FLEET SCUTTLING Scapa Flow Scotland 1918 Ludwig von Reuter WWI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800459749

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, June 22, 1919 * Scuttling of the German Fleet (1st report) * Rear Admiral Ludwig von Reuter * Scapa Flow, Scotland The front page has a three column headline: "GERMAN CREWS SINK GERMAN WARSHIPS YIELDED TO ALLIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the scuttling of the German Fleet by Rear Admiral Ludwig von Reuter after the end of World War I. Other news of the day. Complete 1at section only with all 14 pages, light toning, a few bindings slits along the spine, generally good.

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:12

$39.00
150867

JACK NICKLAUS Wins 1st BRITISH OPEN Golf Tournament Muirfield 1966 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826878826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 11, 1966 * Jack Nicklaus "The Golden Bear" * British Open golf tournament Page 5 has a one column heading: "Nicklaus Set To Fatten His Golf Earnings" Coverage on Jack Nicklaus winning his very 1st British Open golf tournament at Muirfield, Scotland. Complete in 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2017 15:09

$29.00
149350

LOCH NESS MONSTER Nessie Scotland Lake is a German Airship ? 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391618273367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1934 * The Loch Ness monster * Post Surgeon's photo Certainly one of the more notable monster or creature searches in recent times is the Loch Ness Monster. Debate continues as to its existence. The top of the front page has a brief article headed: "Calls Loch Ness Monster Part of German Blimp" (see) 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 prima... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 12:59

$33.00
148567

RONALD MUNRO, 1st Viscount Novar Governor-General of Australia DEATH 1934 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595810786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1934 * Ronald Munro, 1st Viscount Novar death * Governor-General of Australia The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "LORD NOVAR DIES IN SCOTLAND AT 74" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Ronald Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar, Scottish politician and the sixth Governor-General of Australia. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 13, 2016 14:13

$33.00
147583

DUNSINANE HILL Collace Scotland Macbeth's Castle Vault Discovery 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737070149

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 10, 1820 Page 3 has a curious article headed: "Macbeth's Castle" which reports the accidental discovery of a vault at Dunsinane Castle containing a large meteoric stone and two bronze tablets. (see). Some foxing in unrelated reports. Also: "Island Of Cuba - The Erection of the Constitutional Stone" Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:08

$29.00
145728

BONUS ARMY BILL Passes Congress & Helen Keller's Honorary Degree 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669599701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1932 * Bonus Army bill passes U.S. Congress * World War I veterans pay redemption * Heller Keller honorary degree at Glasgow University The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BONUS BILL PASSES IN HOUSE, 209-176; SENATE TO RUSH VOTE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues on page 2 with voting list. The Senate would defeat this bill which lead to a major conflict in Washington D.C. that Summer. Page 18 has a one column heading: "HELEN KELLER GETS DEGREE IN GLASGOW" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint,... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2016 14:18

$33.00
142710

Rare 18th Century GLASGOW SCOTLAND w/ Red Tax Stamp 1799 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418738754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLASGOW COURIER, Scotland, April 4, 1799 * Uncommon title * Red tax stamp (partial) * 18th century original A typical "newsy" newspaper of the day but a somewhat less common title from Scotland. Four pages, folio size, partial red tax stamp at the very top, very nice condition.

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Ends April 28, 2016 07:11

$27.00
142038

PRE REVOLUTIONARY WAR United Kingdom Edinburgh Scotland 1772 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567405769

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 3, 1772 * Rare title Pages 1 and 2 are almost entirely taken up with various European news, including military events, with pgs. 3 & 4 mostly taken up with ads. Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:18

$27.00
141235

BATTLES OF SARATOGA w/ John Burgoyne Surrender 1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 24, 1777 * Battles of Saratoga- New York * John Burgoyne's surrender The front page has an interesting article which includes: "Those worthy friends of this country, the Patriots, were, I find, quite cock-a-hoop upon the news of the surrender of Burgoyne's army. Nothing but public misfortunes can give them a chance of feeding upon the spoils of the nation, and therefore, like Cornish wreck-watchers, they look out with eagerness for a storm..." and near the end: "...who have prostituted themselves by espousing the cause of New England. If they want places, let them sue to the Congress, and implore the influence of Benedict Arnold in their favour." ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:15

$140.00
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CHARLESTON South Carolina General Augustine Prevost 1779 REVOLUTIONARY WAR News


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 7, 1779 * Battle of Stono Ferry * Charleston, South Carolina * General Augustine Prevost Inside has: "...have advice of Charles-Town [Charleston] being taken by storm on the 10th of June last...schooner that had left New York six days who gave him an account that Charles-Town had surrendered to the King's forces on the 11th of June." Also: "...In the Maryland new papers it is mentioned that a feu de joye was fired on the 10th of June from the fort at Annapolis & from the ships, on account of the defeat of Gen. Prevost at Charlestown on the 19th of May; but...which left Philadelphia the 28th of June says that the defeat of Prevost did not then gain ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:14

$53.00
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KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION in 1761 Great Britain Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 26, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The front page has: "America" with reports from Boston concerning whaling, and North Carolina concerning flooding (see). The top of pg. 2 has a brief yet very historic announcement: "This day the ceremony of their Majesties coronation was performed in the Abbey church at Westminster." Much of the balance of page 2 has various accounts concerning the coronation of King George III and the related celebrations. He would be king of England during the Revolutionary War. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:34

$159.00
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LOCH NESS MONSTER Surgeon's Photo Nessie Scotland Lake 1ST REPORT 1934 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1934 * The Loch Ness monster * The Surgeon's photo (famous) discussed * First report Certainly one of the more notable monster or creature searches in recent times is the Loch Ness Monster. Debate continues as to its existence. The Surgeon's photo is surely the most famous piece of folklore regarding the Loch Ness monster. Although the photo does not appear in this issue, the description of the photo and details surrounding the taking of it - are very noteworthy. I have found the first report of this photo being taken by British surgeon, Colonel Robert Wilson in this venerable newspaper title. Page 9 has a two column headline that reads: "Surgeon Phot... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2016 06:37

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Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 9, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title The entire front page is taken up with the continued: "The History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War. Inside is mostly taken up with European reports, although a few brief references to the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, some notations in ads & margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2016 15:42

$37.00
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LOU GEHRIG 1,500th MLB Game Played Yankees & RMS QUEEN MARY 1931 NYC Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1934 * Lou Gehrig 1,500th straight game played * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * RMS Queen Mary launching * Cunard Line ocean liner The sport's section (page 27) has one column headings: "GEHRIG HITS 48TH AS YANKS WIN, 5-0" "Surpasses His Best Home-Run Mark in 1,500th Consecutive Game--Mates Top Athletics" with box scores. (see) Page 9 has one column headings: "LINER 534 POISED FOR PLUNGE TODAY" "Giant Ship Creaks on Ways in Scotland as the Shoring Is Removed for Launching" "SAFETY DEVICES PREPARED" and more. (see) Coverage on the impending launch of the RMS Cunard Line Queen Mary. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World f... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:40

$39.00
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REVOLUTIONARY WAR Spain Spanish Troops to Assist Americans ? 1780 UK Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 12, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * Spanish troops to assist ? Page 2 has a brief item from Paris noting: "We know not positively whether the troops which the court of Spain is sending to America are to join those of France in order to reinforce the Americans, or whether they are destined for the Spanish colonies." but otherwise I find no content concerning the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:53

$31.00
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Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 16, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "Some Account of the Life & Adventures of the Honourable JOHN BYRON, Vic-Admiral of the Blue, & Commander in Chief of the British Fleet in the West Indies." continued in a future issue. Inside has a letter from New York which includes: "...that four men of war, with heavy artillery, sent for to Savannah by Gen. Prevost were arrived...but the main body of the army were at Stone; that their situation was such as to cut off all communication between Charles-Town and the ocean..." and: "...that Gen. Prevost had been obliged to retreat from before Charlestown bu... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:50

$56.00
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BOBBY JONES Wins British Amateur Title GRAND SLAM of Golf 1930 Old NYC Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 1, 1930. * Golfer Bobby Jones * Wins British amateur championship (1st report) * Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland * This was the 2nd win of his famous grand slam The front page of this sport's section only has one column headings: "BOBBY JONES BEATS WETHERED, 7 AND 6; WINS BRITISH TITLE" "Captures Amateur Gold Crown, the Only Major Honor That Has Eluded Him" and more with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other sport's news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:34

$56.00
137139

Rare EDINBURGH SCOTLAND American Revolutionary War 1779 Old Original Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 4, 1779 * American Revolutionary War Over half of the front page is taken up with: "Extracts from a Pamphlet...the History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which includes much concerning the Revolutionary War, a few bits including: "...that the most formidable foes of Great Britain were nursed in her own bosom. These, under the masque of patriotism, fomented rebellion her Colonies & by exposing her pretended weakness, have created a combination of powerful states not only against her interest, but her very existence as a great & independent kingdom..." and further on: "...that when the American Congress avowed independence, &... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2015 06:04

$46.00
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