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160563

PARTITION OF Union of INDIA Dominion of Pakistan Independence 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372199108725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, August 18, 1947 * India and Pakistan independence The front page has a one column heading: "Indian Leaders Move To Quell Punjab Strife" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 18, 2018 07:59

$37.00
160377

Very Rare CONFEDERATE New Bern NC North Carolina 1861 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960353808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: The DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina This is a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, not uncommon from the Confederacy where newsprint was often difficult to come by. From the early part of the Civil War with many items relating to it, including article headed "Resolutions of Mississippi on the Victories in Virginia" is concerning Bull Run; and "Admission of Missouri as a Member of the Southern Confederacy" includes the bill to admit Missouri as a Confederate state (see); plus "The News From Missouri" and a letter from Camp Holmes in Virginia with some interesting war-related reports. The bkpg. is... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:39

$215.00
160294

SEABISCUIT Narragansett Thoroughbred HORSE RACING 2nd Victory 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391958065359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1935 * Seabiscuit wins Watch Hill Claiming * Narragansett - Pawtucket, Rhode Island * Thoroughbred racehorse racing The sport's section (page 28) has a two column heading: "Seabiscuit Races to New Mark In Taking Narragansett Sprint" with subhead and racing summary. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Watch Hill Claiming at the Narragansett racetrack. An early report here as this was Seabiscuit's 2nd career victory. 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 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 07, 2018 15:33

$62.00
160142

MAULANA MOHAMMAD ALI JOUHAR Indian Muslim Islam Leader DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178249032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1931 * Maulana Mohammad Ali Jouhar death * 1st report - Muslim leader - Khilafat movement Page 7 has one column headings that include: "MUHAMMAD ALI DIES AT TASK IN LONDON" "Indian Moslem Leader Defied Death to Attend Parley to Win Autonomy for Nation" "PENNED PLEA WHILE DYING" and more. (see) First report coverage on the death of Maulana Mohammad Ali. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning a the margins, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2018 15:32

$40.00
160015

Rare CARSON CITY NV Nevada KIT Comstock Lode Mining Town 1881 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372173108893

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY INDEX, Carson (City), Nevada, May 4, 1881 * Wild Old West * Rare title Coin collectors are very familiar with this town (the capital of Nevada) for the mint which produced the famous "C.C." mint marks on gold & silver coins it produced. Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its heyday during the mining era. Various local news tidbits, one: "Sitting Bull will not surrender." Four pages, 9 3/4 by 13 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:36

$46.00
159345

Rare Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA PA Newspaper w/ Battle of Eutaw Springs SC


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935772584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 29, 1781 * Rare 18th century American title * Great masthead engraving for display I have always thought this newspaper has one of the finest masthead, featuring an uncommonly large engraving with an Indian and an angel on either side of the "Journal", plus a 3-masted ship & other embellishments (see). A decorative issue for display. Inside has a letter from St. Augustine noting: "...We are very apprehensive that the Spaniards mean to pay us a visit in the spring, but if we had 4 or 500 men more here it would not be an easy matter to take this place...". Another news report notes: "...An embarkation of 2 or 3000 me... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2017 15:49

$560.00
159325

FORT LARAMIE, WYOMING Red Cloud's War Indians Attack 1867 Nashville TN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150846088

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY PRESS & TIMES, Nashville, Tennessee, Jan. 14, 1867 * Red Cloud's War - Indians * Fort Laramie, Wyoming Among column heads: "New Project for Reorganization of Southern State Governments" "From Fort Laramie--Mail Train Attacked--Troops Concentrating" "Anticipated Indian Raid in the Platte Valley" "Letter from Henry Ward Beecher to Gov. Brownlow--His Earnest Desire for the Enfranchisement of the Negroes". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 28, 2017 10:19

$34.00
157508

Great 1ST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas VA Civil War CONFEDERATE VA 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372086538433

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 29, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Great title to have in A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Almost the entire front page is taken up with war-related reports with items headed: "Speech of Gov. Jackson of Missouri" "The Rich Mountain Fight--Statement of Col. Fulkerson" "From Gloucester Point" "From Yorktown" "From Norfolk" "Affairs about Williamsburg" "From Logan County" "From the Kanawha Valley" and more. The war coverage carries over to pages 2 & 3 as well with: "The Great Victory" which comments on the Battle of Manassas (see); "Newspapers & Fault-Finders" "Mr. Crittenden, Kentucky & the South" "N... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:40

$278.00
157431

1862 Civil War CONFEDERATE Newspaper 2nd Second Battle of BULL RUN #2 Manassas


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081817060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Sept. 3, 1862 * 2nd Second Battle of Bull Run * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "From the Seat of War" which includes: "We are yet without any authentic particulars of the great battle at Manassas on Saturday...Reports, as usual, were abundant & favorable...As Stated we have no doubt of the triumph of our arms nor have we any doubt that our triumph has been signal and glorious...". Also on the ftpg: "Evacuation of Fredericksburg" "From Norfolk" "Latest From the North" which has over 3 columns with tremendous detail the historic Second Battle of Manassas, with... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:16

$238.00
156646

Best JIM THORPE Carlisle Indian School Athlete OLYMPICS STAR 1912 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372060374216

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 12, 1912 * Jim Thorpe shines at Olympics * Carlisle Indian School star athlete * Best title to be have ? Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredible athletic prowess was discovered by "Pop" Warner, one of the most influential coaches in early football history. Three year later while still at Carlisle Thorpe walked on to the track and made an impromptu high jump in street clothes, beating the school's high jumpers. He also competed in football, baseball, lacrosse, and even wo... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2017 14:13

$155.00
155635

ADMIRAL JOHN BYNG DEATH Royal Navy & Early Electricity Study 1757 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372017924517

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1757 * Early regarding electricity * Much on the death of Admiral John Byng The first article is: "State of our African Settlements" taking over a full page. Other articles include: "Utility of a Tax Upon Dogs" "Remarks on the Expected Comet" "New Properties of Electricity" "Circumstantial Account of the Death of Admiral Byng" which takes over 2 pages; and many other items. There are a few brief items from or about America but nothing of significance. Included is a plate called for which is a foldout (see). Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches with a full title/contents page which includes an engraving of St. John's Gate, very nice condition. A ve... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:27

$54.00
154974

TACOMA Washington Georgetown Colorado Western PRINTS 1883 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988074119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883 * Georgetown CO Colorado * Tacoma WA Washington Territory The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a mother at the Tombs jail (see); half page: "The Indian at Work--Maple Sugar Making in the Northern Woods" and "Iowa--Scene at Danbury during the Terrific Tornado...". Also a nice quarter page print of: "Colorado--The Mining City of Georgetown, in Clear Creek Canyon". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:00

$59.00
154398

THE DALTON GANG Brothers Red Rock Oklahoma TRAIN ROBBERY Shootout 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967966459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 2, 1892 * Red Rock, Oklahoma * The Dalton Gang * Train robbery The back page has an item headed: "A Train Looted By Robbers" "They Don't Hurt the Passengers But Entirely Empty the Safe" with the text noting: "...passenger train was held up last night be masked robbers at Red Rock in the Cherokee strip...The robbers entered the express car, broke open the safe & secured the contents said to be $50,000. The passengers were not molested. Deputy Marshall, at Guthrie, will organize a posse and start in pursuit of the gang.' (see) History tells us the first train the gang passed on because it was dark & they were suspicious something was wrong. So the r... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:09

$98.00
154268

re. BATTLE OF BULL RUN London England's Opinion 1861 Civil War Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391794148011

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Aug. 28, 1861 * re. Battle of Bull Run - Manassas, Virginia Page 4 has: "Mr. Russell's Account of the Battle of Bull Run", a writer for the London Times, with thoughts that he has a bias for the Confederacy (much like the U.K. due to their interest in the cotton market). Some additional war-related news on page 5 as well. Eight pages, 3 small worm holes just below the middle not affecting the Bull Run content, nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2017 15:19

$37.00
153928

MAHATMA GANDHI Forces Seizes Solapur Indian Independence Movement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371946441964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 13, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Siege of Solapur, Maharashtra, India * Indian Independence Movement The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Troops Crush Sholapur Revolt; Native Rule Is Short Lived; Arrest Six, Gandhists Flee" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, A few tiny binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: During the Indian independence movement, the people of Solapur enjoyed full freedom on 9–11 May 1930. However, this resulted in the executions of Mallappa Dhanshetti, Abdul Rasool Qurban Hussein, Jagannath Bhagwan Shinde ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 13:17

$34.00
153908

Early PLAYING CARDS King "Harry" VIII Advertismeent & JOHN ADAMS 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371946388818

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1799 * Two President John Adams script signatures * Nice ad for King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards * Trenton, New Jersey serves as Federal Capital * Moses Gill proclamation and script signature The front page features two Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: John Adams. One is a conclusion from a previous issue for regulating: "...trade with Indian tribes & to preserve peace on the frontiers." and the other to authorize the President: "...to fill certain vacancies in the army & navy.". Page three has a rare ad for "King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards," which is not a misprint. Some suggest the use of "King Harry VIII" ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:28

$125.00
153770

MAHATMA GANDHI Gujarat India Villages Automobile Campaign SALT 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371933644665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1930 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) * Fight for India independence (Salt tax) * Gujarat, India villages campaign Page 13 has one column headings: "GANDHI RESTS, WORN BY CONSTANT STRAIN" "Indian Leader's Nerves Frayed--Campaign of Disobedience Spreads Over the Country" "He Explains At Speech" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Gandhi launched a new Satyagraha against the tax on salt in March of 1930. This was highlighted by the famous Salt March to Dandi from 12 March to 6 April, where he marched 388 kilometres (241 m... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2017 15:21

$36.00
153146

MODOCS Indians Lava Beds War w/ Captain Jack Interview 1873 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737279435

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 14, 1873 * Modoc War - Indians - Lava Beds The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Modoc Indian War: "THE MODOCS" "Interview With Captain Jack & Others" as well as: "Execution In Kentucky" "Destructive Fire in Cincinnati" and more. Four pages, large folio size, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:25

$29.00
153035

MAUCH CHUNK PA Pennsylvania View Jim Thorpe Early Alaska PRINTS 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733975566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1878 * Mauch Chunk PA Pennsylvania (Jim Thorpe) * Early Alaska scenes The full ftpg. is a political cartoon showing Ben Butler (see photo). Among the prints within are: "Mauch Chunk, Pa." "Pennsylvania--An Autumn View of Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' & its Attractions". This town would be re-named "Jim Thorpe". The doublepg. centerfold is a group of 9 prints of: "Illinois--The Growing Industries in the United States--Curing & Packing American Beef...". Also three prints from: "Alaska--The Great Fur-Seal Island in Behring Sea". Attached is the "Supplement" on the "Princess Alice Disaster" which has several related prints. Twent... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:43

$49.00
152925

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729762715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN STANDARD, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn Page 2 contains a very nice & lengthy account of the Custer Massacre, headed: "THE INDIAN WAR" "A Disastrous Defeat of Gen. Custer's Command by the Indians--Three Hundred & Fifteen Soldiers Killed--Terrible Odds Against the Whites--All of the Custers Killed" plus there are subheads reading: "Another Account" and "Ghastly Details of the Fight in Which a Brave General Perished" and "The Killed, Wounded and Missing". This is an extremely lengthy & detailed account, more so than most we have had the pleasure to offer, taking over ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:10

$220.00
152439

Famous UNITE OR DIE Benjamin Franklin CARTOON Print 1774 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371876268155

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, November 16, 1774 * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, conside... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:04

$18,500.00
151409

BATTLE OF COTTONWOOD Nez Perce War IDAHO Looking Glass S. Whipple 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681054162

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 8, 1877 * Battle of Cottonwood - Idaho * Nez Perce War - Looking Glass * Captain Stephen Whipple This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "THE RED REBELS" "Col. Whipple Smashes Looking Glass at Clear Creek" and more. (see) This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2017 15:23

$34.00
149001

Great DENVER COLORADO Mile-High City Early City View PRINT 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371774489707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 28, 1883 * Early Denver, Colorado The most notable print would be the very nice full page print captioned: "Colorado--View of the City of Denver..." which is a great overview of the city at that time. Other prints include: "New Mexico--The Tertio-Millennial Celebration at Santa F: A Group of Indian Clowns" "The International Rifle Match at Wimbledon" "Colorado--Grand Canyon on the Arkansas--The Royal Gorge" "New Hampshire--Summer Pleasures in the White Mountains" and more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2016 14:43

$74.00
148918

Outlaw BILL DALTON Gang Dead Ardmore Oklahoma 1894 PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371773703800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 9, 1894 * The Dalton Gang original report * Outlaw Bill Dalton killed Page 2 has an article: "Bill Dalton Dead" "The Noted Outlaw Cornered & Shot Through the Heart". The dateline is from Ardmore, I.T. (Indian Territory, or what is now Oklahoma). The report begins: "Bill Dalton, the noted outlaw & leader of the Longview bank robbers, lies dead in this city, pierced through by a winchester bullet..." with more (see). A very timely report as he was killed just the day before. Eight pages, lightly browned, many tears at the margins with some chipping. Fortunately the Dalton article is in the middle of the page so no problem remotely close to it. Fragi... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:02

$67.00
148888

BILL COOK GANG Oklahoma Cherokee Nation Outlaws Robberies Crime 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371772759330

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1894 * Bill Cook Gang The top of page 2 has column heads: "MANY OUTLAWS LOOSE" "The Cook Gang Doing Wholesale Robbery in the West" "Aquia Creek Booty Recovered" plus various subheads (see). The text takes over a full column. The great article begins: "The latest performance in the grand carnival of crime which is now holding the boards of the Indian Territory consisted of the wholesale robbery of several small towns in genuine desperado style by Bill Cook, supported by eight or ten followers..." with more on the infamous Bill Cook Gang (see hyperlink). Eight pages, partially loose at the spine, minor margin tears, somewhat fragile & must be hand... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2016 12:55

$75.00
148867

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU Pandit Mahatma Gandhi's Chief Aide JAIL SENTENCE 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391605160672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, April 15, 1930 * Jawaharlal Nehru prison sentence * Mahatma Gandhi's chief aide Page 5 has a one column heading: "INDIAN CONGRESS HEAD IS ARRESTED" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning, address label near top of the front page, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends November 24, 2016 12:07

$35.00
148258

WILBUR UNDERHILL JR. Mad Dog Tri-State Terror Oklahoma Bandit DIES1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391584746859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 7, 1934 * Wilbur Underhill Jr. death (1st report) * "Tri-State Terror" - Oklahoma bandit Page 21 has an article headed: "Underhill, Outlaw, Back In Prison, Dies" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On December 26, 1933, Wilbur and Hazel Underhill were celebrating their honeymoon with Ralph Roe and his girlfriend Eva May Nichols at a rented cottage in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Four days later, a 24-man strike force including federal agents, state troopers and local police surrounded the house. The group was led by R.H. Colvin and Frank Smith, the latter a survivor of ... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2016 15:14

$33.00
148018

FORT SMITH ARKANSAS Hangings Executions Judge Isaac Parker 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748060329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 4, 1875 * Fort Smith, Arkansas * Hangings - executions (6) * Judge Isaac Parker Page 2 has a very brief and discrete report under "Latest General News" that reads in full: "Three white men, two Cherokee Indians and one negro were hung at Fort Smith, Arkansas, yesterday" (see) Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:25

$28.00
145861

NELLIE BLY Elizabeth Jane Cochrane TRIP AROUND THE WORLD Prints 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391500169516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Jan. 18, 1890 * Nellie Bly - American journalist print * Around the World (during) Inside has a nice 5 1/2 by 3 1/2 inch portrait of "Nellie Bly", plus a similar-sized portrait of "Miss Elizabeth Bisland", and caption: "The Attempt To Make The Circuit Of The Globe In Seventy-Two Days--Portraits Of The Rival Tourists". Both are part of a brief article entitled: 'The Globe Trotters' " (see). Also in this issue is a full page with six scenes: "Buying A Hundred Shares Of Stock--The Process Illustrated", plus captions for each scene and a report: "A Hundred Shares Of Stock". Plus a full page: "California--Destruction of a Portion of Sierra City on ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2016 06:26

$116.00
145563

RABINDRANATH TAGORE Bengali Polymath Indian Poet Writer DEATH 1941 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491301395

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 8, 1941 * Rabindranath Tagore death * Bengali polymath Page 15 has one column headlines that include: "TAGORE DIES AT 80; NOTED INDIAN POET" "Sir Rabindranath, Playwright and Philosopher, Received Nobel Prize in 1913" "Knighted By George V" and more with photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Begali polymath, Rabindranath Tagore. 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 34 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:15

$49.00
143777

Rare POND CREEK Grant County OKLAHOMA Territory Cherokee Outlet 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371612631618

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POND CREEK TRIBUNE, O.T. [Oklahoma Territory], September 6, 1894 * Very rare title All 19th century newspapers from the Oklahoma Territory are quite scarce. Oklahoma didn't join the Union until 1907. As noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) this title is held by only one institution, as the holdings of the other institution were purchased by us. A typical newspaper of 4 pages, large folio size, light damp staining & various small margin tears. Quite fragile so it must be handled carefully.

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Ends May 29, 2016 13:08

$47.00
143166

SOLOMON 'SOLLY' JOEL South Africa DIAMONDS King Financier DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597954884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1931 * Solomon "Solly" Joel death * Jewish - Judaica * South African diamonds king Page 3 has a one column heading: "OKLAHOMA INDIAN PLANS GLOBE FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) Page 17 has a one column heading: "SOLLY JOEL IS DEAD; 'KING OF DIAMONDS'" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Solomon Joel, diamond baron and thoroughbred horse racing owner/breeder. 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 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:06

$33.00
143082

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War EXECUTIONS Hangings 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594794238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 4, 1873 * Captain Jack execution * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The front page has a small one column heading: "Execution of the Modocs" This is the report of the hanging of Captain Jack, leader of the Modoc Indians, and others for their involvement in the Modoc War. See image for text here. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 07, 2016 14:37

$33.00
142979

ARIZONA APACHE WARS General George Crook Victory Sierra Madres 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426698770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, June 13, 1883 * Arizona Apache Wars * General George Crook This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "Crook's Campaign" "The Gallant Indian Fighter Again On American Soil" and more. (see) Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:11

$32.00
142465

DEMING NM New Mexico Last Major U.S. Train Robbery Old West Ends 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371578438243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1937 * Last major train robbery in the U.S. * Deming, Luna County, New Mexico * Henry Loftus and Harry Donaldson You might call it the official end of the "Wild West", but in any case the one column heading at the top of the front page announces what is considered the last major train robbery in the country: "'COWBOY' PAIR ROB SOUTHWEST TRAIN; BEATEN BY VICTIMS" with related subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cot... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2016 15:06

$39.00
141971

SLOCUM Anderson County TX Texas TORNADO & Elinor Smith Airplane 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391397751609

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1929 * Slocum, the town that blew away * Anderson County, Texas tornado disaster * Elinor Smith aviation feat The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Seven Killed in Texas Village by Tornado; Blizzard Isolates Area About Cheyenne" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 3 has a one column heading: "GIRL IN AIR 26 HOURS, RECORD FOR WOMEN" with subheads and photo. Coverage on aviatrix Elinor Smith. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & line... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2016 16:11

$37.00
140937

MODOCS INDIANS Lava Beds War Ben Wright Massacre 1873 San Francisco CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546101068

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY CALL, San Francisco, California, May 14, 1873 * Modoc War ends - Lava Beds * Ben Wright Massacre * John Levine hanged The front page has an entire column taken up with a detailed account headed: "Ben Wright's Massacre" "A Narrative of the Affair by One Who Was Present". This was an affair with the Modoc Indians in 1852 which would eventually lead to a more widespread war between immigrants to Calif. and the Modoc Indians in 1873, known as the Modoc War (see hyperlink). More on the "Modoc War" on page 3. Also on the front page is: "Hanging A Woman" "The Execution of Susan Eberhart, at Princeton, Ga." The back page has an interesting report headed: "John Devine" "The Man Who is Con... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2016 12:43

$54.00
139772

CHESTER A. ARTHUR State of the Union Address 1881 Pittsburgh PA Penn. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520019547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PITTSBURGH EVENING CHRONICLE, Pennsylvania, Dec. 7, 1881 * President Chester A. Arthur * State of the Union Address The back page has "The Message" of the President to Congress, mentioning in part: " ...the troops have been...employed in collecting Indians hitherto hostile and locating them on their proper reservations; that Sitting Bull and his adherents are now prisoners at Fort Randall..." signed in type: Chester A. Arthur. Four pages, archival mends to a few edge tears, large folio-size, good condition.

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Ends January 28, 2016 08:09

$42.00
139292

Rare 18th Century CONCORD NH Merrimack County New Hampshire 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343678478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, & NEW HAMPSHIRE INTELLIGENCER, August 31, 1790 On the front page under "Federal Congress" is the business of the House of Representatives. Page 3 has an extract of a letter from New York that begins: "The...government, by this time, I should think, might be convinced of the folly and absurdity of Indian treaties...". A volume I issue (number 34) of this early title from New Hampshire. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:44

$65.00
138706

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War & Blackfeet Confederacy 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371494627646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1873 * Captain Jack * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The first column has reports on the Modoc Indian War with: "THE SAVAGES" "Letter of Mr. Mweacham Detailing the Brutal Treachery of Modoc Jack--Latest from the Front" and: "Reported Fighting with the Blackfeet" "The Indian Commission". Page 5 has a detailed baseball report. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:50

$29.00
138165

MAHATAMA GANDHI Lord Irwin PACT Ratified - SALT MAKING India 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391318983291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1931 * Gandhi-Irwin Pact ratified * Mahatma Gandhi & Lord Irwin * India free to make their own salt The front page has one column headings that include: "GANDHI TRIUMPHANT AT INDIAN CONGRESS; WILL GO TO LONDON" "Truce With Viceroy Ratified, He Will Attend Parley With Party's Full Mandate" and more. (see) First report coverage on the ratification of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, al... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:07

$39.00
137566

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473631067

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Arizona Territory, June 5, 1875 * Very rare title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. A nice assortment of news articles and ads including: "Letter from Col. Hodge" "Mining Summary" Ostrich Mine" "Territorial Prison" "Our First Law Suit" "Telegraphic News" "Minute-Men" "Indian Depredation Claims" "and more. Four pages, terrific condition.

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:43

$175.00
137502

INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY Rally Celebration Mahatma Gandhi Bombay 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301266084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1930 * Independence rally in Bombay India * Mahatma Gandhi Page 6 has one column headings: "REDS IN INDIA CLASH WITH NATIONALISTS" "300 Tear Down Latter's Falgs at Huge 'Independence Day' Meeting in Bombay" "ASSAIL GANDHI PROGRAM" and more. (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 primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Very nice... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:22

$40.00
137437

Very Rare KINGMAN Mohave County AZ Arizona Territory 1890 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469060851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOHAVE COUNTY MINER, Kingman, Arizona, April 5, 1890 * Very rare title from the Arizona Territory A very rare and early newspaper from the Arizona Territory, 22 years before it would become a state. Various news of the day with a great deal of fascinating, brief tidbits which provide a glimpse of life in the Old West during the 1890's A wealth of ads as well, some of which are illustrated. The back pg. includes the cattle brands of 8 owners (see). Four pages, some tears at margins, generally in nice condition for a newspaper of this vintage. This may be the very first newspaper we have ever had from territorial Kingman.

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:42

$188.00
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