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183893

24 HOURS OF LE MANS Automobile Race Pierre Levegh Crash DISASTER 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158617140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 14, 1955 * 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race * Pierre Levegh crash disaster The front page page has a three column heading: "Toll In Auto Racing Disaster Rises To 78" with related photo. (see) Coverage on the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans disaster. It still stands today as the worst disaster in all of motor sports. Complete with 16 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:15

$38.00
183892

United States MARINE CORPS WAR MEMORIAL Iwo Jima Dedication Photo 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916047548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., November 11, 1954 * United States Marine Corps War Memorial dedication * Battle of Iwo Jima - Mount Suribachi flag raising * Arlington Park Ridge, Virginia Page 6 has a brief and somewhat discrete report with one column heading: "Capital Dedicates Marine Memorial" (see) Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:15

$38.00
183891

ULYSSES S. GRANT State of the Union Address Annual Message 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158615349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, December 5, 1871  * President Ulysses S. Grant  * State of the Union Address  Page 3 has one column headings: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "The United States at Peace with All the World" "Polygamy and Ku Kluxism Doomed" and more (see). Lengthy text takes up 4 full columns. and is signed in type: U.S. Grant Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:15

$34.00
183890

BATTLE OF HILL 282 Korean War US Air Force Disaster P-51 MUSTANGS 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158614263

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, September 24, 1950 * Battle of Hill 282 * P-51 Mustangs * Korean War Near the top of the front page is a small one column heading: "US Planes Bomb, Strafe British by Mistake" First report coverage on the U.S. air strike on British troops by mistake. Thirty-two pages, some wear at the margins with a little unrelated text loss (see), light toning at the central fold. wikipedia notes: The Battle of Hill 282 took place on September 23 during the Korean War, and involved the 1st Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in an assault on this position as part an operation by 27th British Commonwealth Brigade on the Naktong River.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:14

$38.00
183889

GEORGE S. PATTON Recent Slapping Apology to Lose Command ? 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916046601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 25, 1943 * re. General George Patton slaps soldier * World War II - WWII The front page has a one column heading "See Promotion for Ike Periled by Patton Slap" (see) Coverage on General George S. Patton's possible removal from command for slapping and insulting a shell shocked soldier. Some stray pencil markings with this report. Complete with 50 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, mentioned pencil markings, otherwise good.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:14

$47.00
183887

STAR ATHLETES OF THE YEAR Lou Gehrig Jesse Owens Schmeling PHOTOS 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916045677

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 27, 1936 * Star athletes of the year (1936) photos * Jesse Owens, Lou Gehrig and much more The front page of this section has a banner headline: "RETURN TO THE GOLDEN ERA OF SPORT'S MARKED YEAR; RECORD-SMASHING FEATS WERE UNUSUALLY NUMEROUS" with subheads and photos of the some of the star athletes for that year including Lou Gehrig and Jesse Owens. Much more on the following pages. Loads of text as well. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:13

$42.00
183886

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SUICIDE Evelyn McHale Empire State Building 1947 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916044651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 2, 1947 * "The Most Beautiful Suicide" (1st report) * Evelyn McHale leaps off Empire State Building Page 23 has a small and somewhat discrete one column heading: "Empire State Leap Ends Life Of Girl, 20" (see) Unfortunate for the small inside report here but it is what is, still a first report in the New York Times. 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, 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 ... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:11

$68.00
183885

JEFFREY DAHMER Serial Killer Rape Murder Dismemberment INSANE ? 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158605179

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 14, 1992 * Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane * Serial killer and sex offender * Rape, murder & dismemberment Page 16 has a one column heading: "Dahmer Pleads Guilty but Insane in Serial Slayings". (see) The bottom of the front page has a small photo of Dahmer with brief text. (see) Complete with all sections (100+ pages), nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:11

$58.00
183884

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Naval Commander & Pirate ? DEATH 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916044099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1792 (note the typesetting error of the date on the titlepg.) * John Paul Jones death - pirate ? * Revolutionary War naval commander * "Father of the American Navy" The most interesting item in this issue is the obituary for John Paul  Jones. As can be seen in the report he does not get good press in this British publication (not surprisingly), with portions including: "At Paris, in the utmost poverty, the celebrated Paul Jones. This noted desperado appeared first in the cause of America in April 1778...intent to burn & plunder that town [Whitehaven]...His memorable action with the brave Capt. Pearson of the Serapis, who became his prize...In December, 1783, he arrived in London f... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:11

$98.00
183883

WATKINS GLEN Finger Lakes Region Seneca County New York FLOOD 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158603538

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1935 * Watkins Glen flood (1st report) * Seneca County, New York * Finger Lakes region The top of the front page has a three column headline: "37 DEAD IN UP-STATE FLOODS, 7 MISSING, MANY HOMELESS; DAMAGE IS PUT AT $10,000,000" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 3 with two related photos. Lengthy text. 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... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:10

$38.00
183882

DIEPPE RAID Allied Amphibious Tanks Invasion of France Coast 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916042394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 20, 1942  * Dieppe Raid - Invasion of France * Allied amphibious attack - tanks * World War II - WWII The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. ALLIED TROOPS, TANKS RAID DIEPPE 9 HOURS; MORE THAN 1,000 PLANES AID IN LAND ACTION; 182 NAZI CRAFT, 95 BRITISH HIT; KRASNODAR LOST" with various subheads and related photo. Nice for display. More on page 3. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:09

$44.00
183881

H.H. HOLMES 1st American Serial Killer Murder Castle in Chicago 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158595248

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., August 5, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * America's 1st serial killer * Murder Castle in Chicago The top of page 2 has small one column headings: "Connor Takes Out A Warrant" "Convinced That Holmes Murdered His Wife and Little Girl" See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:07

$40.00
183880

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron Assassination FUNERAL 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916040559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer funeral * Jewish gangster - beer baron - racketeer The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ FUNERAL IS HELD SECRETLY" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these hig... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:06

$40.00
183879

Day of the HIROSHIMA ATOMIC BOMBING & Young Frank Sinatra 1945 WWII NEwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158593396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Minnesota, Aug. 6, 1945  * Young Frank Sinatra * Hiroshima bombing (day of) From the day the atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima (reported the next day), this issue has a notable banner headline: "580 SUPERFORTS RIP 4 JAP CITIES" with various related subheads on the closing day of World War II. Also of note is a small ftpg. article: "Sinatra Rescues Boy From Harbor" with a photo of a young Frank Sinatra. Complete in 26 pages, some archival mends to pg. 2, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:06

$45.00
183877

BATTLE OF KWAJALEIN Marshall Islands Roi-Namur U.S. vs Japan 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158591703

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1944 * Battle of Kwajalein Atoll * World War II Pacific Campaign vs. Japan * Marhsall Island - Roi-Namur The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. FORCE WINS BEACHES ON MARSHALLS ATOLL; BATTLES RAGE ON FIRST JAPANESE SOIL INVADED" with subheads and related photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 38 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:05

$47.00
183872

GOINGSNAKE MASSACRE Tahlequah Oklahoma SHOOTOUT Cherokee Nation 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158305425

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 30, 1872 * Goingsnake massacre * Cherokee Nation - Oklahoma * Official report of the event The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE CHEROKEE MASSACRE" "Official Reports Of the Fight" and more. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 21, 2020 16:19

$57.00
183844

Original NEW YORK TRIBUNE April 15, 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392913966105

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1863 Among the ftpg. column heads relating to the Civil War are: "From Norfolk--Confederate Movements--Appearances of an Approaching Struggle... "Gen. Keyes's Proclamation--A Panic--Rebel Operations at Suffolk..." "The Siege of Vicksburg" "Another Warning to England" "The Reports of French Successes in Mexico" and more. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2020 15:07

$27.00
183843

Battle of BUENA VISTA (Angostura) Coahuila Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392913965914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 7, 1847 * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War Page 3 has 2 1/2 columns taken up with perhaps the best detailed description of the battle of Buena Vista we have encountered. It is headed: "Buena Vista: Another Account of The Battle". Also on page 3: "A Battle In New Mexico" which reports a victory at Santa Fe. Also confirms: "...The news of the assassination of Governor Bent is full confirmed. Twenty-five other Americans fell at the same time..." being the Taos Revolt. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2020 15:07

$59.00
183842

MORMONS Mormonism & Gentiles Salt Lake City Utah Brigham Young 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373154646065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 8, 1857 Page 3 has Mormon content headed: "Additional From Utah" which notes in part: "...in company with a large number of 'Gentiles' who found the Mormon country had become too hot to hold them any longer..." with some items on the travels of Brigham Young (see). Four pages, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 19, 2020 15:06

$47.00
183841

AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Nice Masthead & Music Store AD 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392913964660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 19, 1795 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America * Music store advertisement Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, among the illustrated advertisements on the back page is a nice one for: "Callender's Music Shop" showing a flutist, with various text as well. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2020 15:04

$44.00
183839

Great RMS TITANIC SINKING White Star Ocean Liner Iceberg Disaster 1912 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373154638752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: OAKLAND TRIBUNE, California, April 16, 1912 * Great RMS Titanic sinking issue for display One of the better issues on the Titanic tragedy we have offered in some time, as the banner headline announces: "868 RESCUED FROM WRECK; 1350 BRAVE MEN PERISH". There are four related front page photos including one of the Titanic and one of Capt. E. J. Smith. Plus various subheads on the tragedy include: "J.J. Astor And Isador Strauss Among Missing" "Women Rescued While Men Go Down To Death" "Names of Survivors Are Sent by Wireless After Six Hours' Difficult Work" "Only Survivors of Disaster Are Taken on the Steamship Carpathia; Other Vessels Fail to Arrive in Time Upon Scene..." and even more. And the great coverage continues o... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2020 15:02

$2,475.00
183838

WILLIAM COSBY Colonial America British Governor New York & Jersey 1732 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373154636612

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, London, Jan. 15, 1732 * Governor William Cosby A quite rare title as this is the first we have encountered in our 44 years. It appears to have run from 1730-1735. Later in 1732 the title would add: "...or, Universal Journal". A nice "newsy" paper with a wide variety of items are found mostly on pages 2 and 3, mostly from England. Page 3 has a report noting: "...his Excellency Col. Cosby, late governor of the Leeward Islands, kissed his Majesty's hand upon being appointed Captain General and Governour and Chief in and over New York and New Jersey, and the provinces thereunto belonging." Cosby was considered one of the most oppressive royal officials in colonial America. Four pages, partial red... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2020 15:01

$78.00
183836

NAZIS Atrocities JEWISH HOLOCAUST Extermination TEREZIN Jews 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392913959646

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill): “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1942 * Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time * Nazi-occupied Europe exterminations * Terezin military fortress - Czech Republic Page 5 has one column headings that include: "50,000 JEWS DYING IN NAZI FORTRESS" "'All Hope for Them Has Been Abandoned,' Says Spokesman for Czechs in London" and more. See images for coverage on the atrocities in Nazi-occupied Czech Republic. Rare to find such reports in newspapers at th... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2020 14:59

$59.00
183835

ROBERT H. GODDARD Rockets Rocketry SPACE & Charles Lindbergh Jr. 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392913958910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 10, 1930 * Robert H. Goddard - Early rockets - rocketry * 1st photo of Charles Lindbergh Jr. ? This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 27 that include: "GUGGENHEIM BACKS ROCKET SKY-STUDY", "Gives Fund to Continue 17 Years of Work Done by Prof. Goddard of Clark University", "250 Miles Up Is Aim" and more (see images). Other news of the day throughout including a page 3 photo of Charles Lindbergh Jr. This could be the earliest photo of him in any newspaper. Light browning, minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends September 19, 2020 14:59

$58.00
183834

CHARLES NUNGESSER Transatlantic Ocean AIRPLANE In Flight Report 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373154634277

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: KANSAS CITY JOURNAL-POST, Missouri, May 9, 1927. * Aviator Charles Nungesser * Transatlantic airplane flight try * Just before Charles Lindbergh The front page has one column headlines: "OCEAN FLIERS BELIEVED HALF WAY ACROSS" "Nungesser and Coli, Attempting Nonstop Flight From Paris To New York, Carry No Wireless" "Flying In Face Of Storm" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the transatlantic airplane flight try by Charles Nungesser, two weeks prior to Lindbergh's historic fete. Other new, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise good condition.

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Ends September 19, 2020 14:58

$35.00
183833

DUKE OF WINDSOR King Edward VIII & Wallis W. Simpson WEDDING 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373154634047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 3, 1937. * Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII) * Wallis Warfied Simpson , Duchess of Windsor * Wedding - marriage The front page has a nice banner headline: "HURRY TO HONEYMOON HAVEN" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos on the back page. Complete with all 44 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 September 19, 2020 14:57

$42.00
183832

OHIO STATE Penitentiary Columbus Convicts FIRE Disaster 1st Rpt. 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373154633604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1930 * Ohio State Penitentiary fire * Columbus, Ohio (1st report) * Great depression era original The top of the front page has a nice four column headline: "335 CONVICTS DIE IN OHIO PRISON FIRE; TROOPS SUBDUE 2,000 FREE IN THE YARD; THREE OTHER FIRES SET IN ESCAPE PLOT" with subheads and photo. Lengthy text continues on page 3 with two more related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2020 14:57

$52.00
183831

OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II Broadway Musical Director Producer DEATH 1960 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392913957682

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 23, 1960 * Oscar Hammerstein II death (1st report) * Broadway musical producer - director * "Oklahoma!" "The Sound of Music" & more Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Oscar Hammerstein 2d Is Dead; Librettist and Producer was 65" with subhead and photo. (see) Complete with 60 pages, close cut along the right margin of the front page, otherwise quite nice.

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Ends September 19, 2020 14:57

$62.00
183830

Picatinny Arsenal LAKE DENMARK Dover New Jersey EXPLOSION Disaster1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373154632722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., July 12, 1926 * Lake Denmark explosion * United States Navy arsenal * Dover, New Jersey The front page has a one column heading: "DEATH LIST 16; 33 MISSING IN ARSENAL BLAST" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the explosion at Lake Denmark arsenal near Dover, New Jersey. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 19, 2020 14:56

$45.00
183829

HEBRON MASSACRE Palestine Riots JEWS Arabs - Western Wailing Wall 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373154632500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, August 24, 1929 * Hebron Massacre (1st report) * Palestine riots - Arabs vs. Jews * Western Wailing Wall The top of the front page has a three column headline: "18 Arabs, 11 Jews Killed in Riots About Wailing Wall at Jerusalem, 150 Are Wounded" with subhead (see). First report coverage on the Hebron massacre in Mandatory Palestine. Compete with 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: The 1929 Palestine riots (also known as the Western Wall Uprising or the Buraq Uprising) refers to a series of demonstrations and riots in late August 1929 when a long-running dispute between Muslims and Jews over access to the Western Wall in Jerus... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2020 14:56

$42.00
183828

Rare BROOKLYN New York Volume 1 Number 7 Miniature Amateur 1906 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373154631910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MAGNET, Brooklyn, New York, Easter, 1906 * Rare miniature size publication This is the vol. 1 #7 issue of a quite rare title not listed in Union List of Serials or Union List of Newspapers. A small-size, amateurish newspaper which noted inside in an earlier issue: "The 'Magnet' publishes interesting stories, poems, jokes, notes of school & society...is published every two weeks." But the frequency would be far less as next issue was dated March, 1907. Included as well is a typewriter-created list of advertisers, plus the business card of the publisher, Leo B. Kuhn. "Sample Copy" is stamped on the front page. Eight pages, 6 by 9 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2020 14:55

$28.00
183809

Rare CORONADO San Diego County California1888 Newspaper w/ Hotel del Coronado Ad


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392912995851

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CORONADO EVENING MERCURY, California, February 1, 1888 * Rare publication * Hotel del Coronado ad Very uncommon newspaper from this city in San Diego Bay. Considered an island, but technically a peninsula connected to the mainland by the "Silver Strand". This was the year the world-famous Hotel Del Coronado opened, with a front page advertisement for it. It opened as the largest resort hotel in the world. It remains very famous today. Four pages, a tiny worm hole in the top half, good condition.

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:33

$43.00
183808

Great DIEPPE RAID Allied Amphibious Tanks Invasion of France 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153546472

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA, Aug. 19, 1942 * Dieppe Raid - Invasion of France * Allied amphibious attack - tanks * World War II - WWII One of the biggest and most dramatic headlines of the war is found here: "FRANCE INVADED ! " with related subheads. A fantastic display issue. Present are pages 1-8, which for this "Extra" edition may be the full issue. Minor edge & fold wear, generally good condition.

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:32

$185.00
183807

Rare BOYLE HEIGHTS 19th Century Los Angeles Neighborhood 1895 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153545752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOYLE HEIGHTS CRITERION, Los Angeles, California, April 6, 1895 * Rare 19th century publication Within the masthead are: "Brooklyn Heights and "Euclid Hill" as well. Boyle Heights is a neighborhood in Los Angeles. The first of this title we have seen. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:32

$57.00
183805

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Jefferson Davis & Shiloh Civil War 1862 VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153544418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1862 * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page is completely filled with ads while much of pages 2 & 3 have war-related reports. Included is the always interesting editorial, which begins: "From every quarter comes the same news. The enemy are drawing their troops from the counties they have overrun...They are concentrating every regiment they can command on two points--Corinth and Richmond--and hope to decide the war by two stunning blows..." with much more. Other items include a letter signed in type by: G. T. Beauregard, "The Fort Donelson Prisoners in the North--List of Killed, Wounded & Sick" which takes 1 1/2 columns; "The Official Report of Flag Officer Buch... See More  

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:31

$112.00
183804

WAR OF 1812 Battle of Big Sandy Creek New York & Fort Oswego 1814 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392912994594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE YANKEE, Boston, June 10, 1814 * Battle of Big Sandy Creek & more Although the ftpg. has a dispatch headed: "Abdication Of Bonaparte", pages 2 and 3 have reports on the War of 1812 including: "Capture of 300 of the Enemy on Lake Ontario" "Further Particulars of the Affair at Sandy Creek" "Indian Massacre" "Latest From Halifax" "Gun Boat Flotilla" "More British Brutality" "From Lake Champlain" "Latest from the Chesapeake" and even more. Four page, some staining, otherwise nice.

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:30

$38.00
183802

LA AMISTAD Sierra Leone SLAVES Mutiny Ship Prisoners Negroes 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153541770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, August 31, 1839 * La Amistad slave ship * Suspicious vessel captured * African slaves commit mutiny The front page has a report reading in part: "A Suspicious Vessel which had been spoken several times on our coast, has been captured by...the brig Washington, and carried into New London. This vessel, a schooner, called L'Amistad, (Friendship) sailed from Havana bound to Neuvitas, with a cargo of dry goods, three Spanish Creoles and an old planter, who owned the schooners cargo and slaves. The other passengers and crew were...murdered, when the slaves--instigated by the creoles, rose....The Washington fell in with the schooner at anchor off Montaug...". Other news of the day thro... See More  

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:29

$62.00
183801

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ General Santa Anna Letter 1847 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153541504

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1847 * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna * Mexican-Amercian War There is some fine reporting on the progress of the Mexican War, as page 3 has: "Official News From The Army" "News From Mexico" which includes a lengthy & detailed letter from the "U.S. Squadron off Anton Lizardo" which has much on Santa Anna. Also: "Latest From The Brasos" and a letter from: "The General-in-Chief of the Army of Operations of the North to His Subordinates" which is signed in type: Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna. One paragraph includes: "Soldiers! Hurry forth in defense of your country. The cause we sustain is a holy one...". Four pages, nice condition.

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183800

Abraham LINCOLN TOMB Oak Ridge Cemetery Springfield IL Dedication 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153541103

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 16, 1874 * Abraham Lincoln's Tomb dedication * Oak Ridge Cemetery - Springfield, Illinois * Designer - Larkin Goldsmith Mead The top of the front page has one column headings: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN" "The Unveiling Of the Monument To Him At Springfield, Ill" and more. Lengthy text continues on page 2. Eight pages, light toning and some wear at the with a few tears, loose along the spine, must be handled with care.

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$42.00
183797

EARLY Rare 17th Century 335 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1685 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153537930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 6, 1685 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & ... See More  

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:27

$39.00
183796

BATTLE OF PALO DURO CANYON Red River War Texas Cheyennes Indians 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153537215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1874 * Battle of Palo Duro Canyon (1st report) * Ranald S. Mackenzie vs. Comanches - Kiowas The front page has an article headed: "The Hostile Indians" "A Sharp And Decisive Blow Struck At The Cheyennes And Others..." See image for text here. Ten pages, toning and a little wear at the margins, loose along the spine, must be handled with care.

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:26

$42.00
183795

BEN HOGAN Hale America National Open GOLF Tournament WIN w/ Score 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392912990103

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, June 22, 1942 * Hale America National Open Golf Tournament * Ben Hogan victorious The top of page 15 has a six column headline: "Hogan Wins Hale Open with 17-Under-Par 271" with subheads and leaderboard scores. After the attack on Pearl Harbor the United States Golf Association decided that it would be improper to play the 1942 U.S. Open. The USGA together with the PGA of America and the Chicago District Golf Association sponsored the 'Hale America' Open in response to calls for a series of local tournaments to be played. It was intended to be a war-time substitute for the U.S. Open. The proceeds raised by the event benefited the Navy Relief Society and the USO. Complete with 22 pages, lig... See More  

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$62.00
183794

THOMAS JEFFERSON Criticism by Staunch Federalist Harry Croswell 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392912989881

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, November 2, 1802 * Criticism of Thomas Jefferson * Harry Croswell - Federalist Party Pages 2 & 3 contain an article: "To The People" by the publisher, Harry Croswell, a staunch critic of Thomas Jefferson. This article does much to defend his statement: "That Mr. Jefferson in an Infidel...That he would be pleased with a subversion of christianity in this country...". At the beginning is: "Much has been said & written concerning Mr. Jefferson's religious sentiments. There is a class of men professing to be christians, who say that it is immaterial whether he is an infidel or not. Another class...consider that a christian country should have christian rulers...". ... See More  

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:25

$67.00
183793

Best JAMES GORDON BENNETT New York Herald Founder Biography DEATH 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153534098

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 3, 1872 * James Gordon Bennett death (1st report) * New York Herald fame - best title to be had This issue has black mourning borders throughout. The top of page 3 has one column headings "JAMES GORDON BENNETT" "The Metropolitan Press on the Founder of the New York Herald" and more. Text takes up entire page. Great to have in his publication, very rare as such. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:22

$42.00
183782

SECOND BATTLE OF CORINTH MS Mississippi & More Civil War MAP 1862 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392911761284

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 7, 1862 * Second Battle of Corinth * Mississippi & Tennessee map The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In The South-West" with a detailed & lengthy caption. Among the front page war-related column heads are: "The Battle Of Corinth" "Great Victory By Rosecrans" "A Second Battle on Hatchie River" "The enemy Whipped Again" "Why we Should Strike Down Slavery" and more. At the back are the front page of the "Evening Edition of the Tribune" for both Oct. 7 and 8 with their own masthead and front page reporting. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:11

$49.00
183781

Closing in on BATTLE OF ANTIETAM Sharpsburg MD w/ Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373152441531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 15, 1862 * Battle of Antietam close * Maryland Civil War map The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "THE PRESENT FIELD OF OPERATIONS" which shows from Hagerstown to Leesburg, with an inset of Harper's Ferry. First column heads include: "The Maryland Invasion" "Occupation of Leesburg by Our Troops" "Reported Battle at Harper's Ferry" "Great Slaughter of the Rebels" "Our Main Army Pressing On" "No Danger of an Invasion of Pennsylvania". This was just 2 days before the Battle of Antietam, with the town of Sharpsburg shown on the map. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:10

$49.00
183780

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S First 1st State of the Union Address 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392911759506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 4, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st State of the Union Address * American Civil War original Page 6 has: "The President's Message" taking almost 4 1/2 columns with Lincoln stating in part: "...The Union must be preserved, and hence all dispensable means must be employed...", signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln offers a great review of the beginning months of the Civil War. Civil War headlines on the inside pages include: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Attempt to Capture 2,000 Rebel Cavalry" "Gen. McClellan and Fugitive Slaves" and more. Eight pages, good condition. The ftpg. is filled with ads.

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$57.00
183779

JOHN WILKES BOOTH American Actor Tragedian Theater AD 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373152440965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 17, 1862 * John Wilkes Booth theater ad * Civil War original reporting The front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of Richard III at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. See the photo below for the complete ad which notes: "...First appearance in New York of the young American tragedian, J. WILKES BOOTH..." with a bit more. It's always terrific to find reports of notables in history--both famous and infamous--before they would become more widely known to the world. Although there are many Civil War reports within these 8 pages, including a ba... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:09

$58.00
183778

GRACE BEDELL Tells Abraham Lincoln to Grow a Beard "Whiskers" 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373152440788

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard Over half of page 5 is taken up with fine and detailed coverage of Lincoln's continued trip from his home in Illinois to Washington, D.C. The heads include: "THE PRESENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "Incidents and Casualties" 'Old be Kissed by a Pretty Girl" "His Reception at Buffalo" "Accident to Major Hunter" "The Speech in Buffalo". Perhaps the best content is the famous story (pg. 5, col. 4) of the little girl who told Abraham Lincoln he should grow his whiskers, reading: "...he had received a letter from a young girl of this place in which he was kindly admonished to do certain things, and among others to let his w... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:08

$182.00
183777

WARD PARTY MASSACRE Shoshone Indians Caldwell Idaho Oregon Trail 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373152440630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NORWICH AURORA, Connecticut, Nov. 1, 1854 * Ward Massacre - Idaho * Shoshone Indians * Oregon Trail Page 2 has a report headed: "Important From Oregon - The Indian Outrages on Boise River" which details the Ward Massacre. Much good details of this battle which happened near present-day Caldwell, Idaho. Four pages, good condition. wikipedia notes: One Indian tried to take a horse by force, threatening an emigrant with his weapon. The white man shot the Indian down, starting a slaughter. The Shoshones killed Ward and raped and tortured several women, killing some. They hung children by the hair over a blazing fire.

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:08

$37.00
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