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183287

Rare ARROYO GRANDE San Luis Obispo County California Old West 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125536220

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARROYO GRANDE HERALD, San Luis Obispo County, California, Nov. 17, 1888 * Rare Old West publication This is the first newspaper we have found from Arroyo Grande, in fact it is the only 19th century newspaper to publish in the town. This is the vol. 2, number 5 issue. Records indicate that only the Bancroft Library at Berkley has any holdings of this title. Four pages with typical news and ads of the day. There are many old tape mends inside, plus a few archival mends as well. Minor wear at the folds with a small hole at a fold juncture.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:36

$148.00
183286

TRENT AFFAIR Slidell and Mason Diplomatic Incident - UK 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884124447

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 18, 1861 * The Trent Affair * Slidell and Mason * Diplomatic incident Most of the front page is taken up with the latest news on Trent Affair. This was a diplomatic incident that threatened a war between the United States and the United Kingdom. The U.S. Navy illegally captured two Confederate diplomats from the British ship Trent. England protested vigorously. The United States ended the incident by releasing the diplomats. First column heads include: "SLIDELL AND MASON" "The Capture of the Rebel Commissioners at Sea" "Succinct History of Their Departure, Arrival at Havana, and Capture on Board the Trent" "The Legality of the Act" "Similar Cases if Invading Neutral Ships & Territory" and more. ... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:35

$32.00
183285

JAY TREATY RATIFIED President George Washington & King George III 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125535884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, March 3, 1796 * George Washington * Jay Treaty ratification Page 3 has the document on the controversial Jay Treaty headed: "Ratification of the United States" reading in part: "Now, therefore, I George Washington....declare...a treaty...between the United States...and his Britannic Majesty...by the consent of the President...with the advice and consent of the Senate...do hereby declare that the said treaty & the said additional article...and are a treaty between the United States of America & his Britannic majesty..." concluding with his signature in type: George Washington. Then another document headed: "Full Power of the United States, George Washington..." signed by him in type: Geo.... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:35

$110.00
183284

BATTLE OF PAULUS HOOK New Jersey Henry Lee III Revolutionary War 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125535627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 2, 1779 * Battle of Paulus Hook - New Jersey * American Revolutionary War * General Henry Lee III Victory As you can see, this newspaper has one of the more beautiful mastheads of the Revolutionary War era. Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with several Resolves from the Rhode Island Convention, some relating to the war effort. Most of page 2 is taken up with a terrific account of the battle of Paulus Hook, New Jersey, from the letter signed in type by the American commander: Henry L. Lee. Better yet, the detailed account of the battle is introduced by a letter signed in type by: G. Washington. The Battle of Paulus Hook was fought on Augu... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:34

$490.00
183283

General ULYSSES S. GRANT & President Death w/ PRINT Illustration 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884123172

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, Ohio, July 24, 1885 * General Ulysses S. Grant death The entire ftpg. is taken up with reports concerning the death of Grant, with a cameo engraving captioned: "General Ulysses S. Grant", and a nice stack of first column heads including: "DEAD" "The Nation's Hero" "Greatest on the Roll of Honor" "He Yields to the Fell Sergeant Death" "America Bows Her Bright Head in Sorrow" "and so much more. Eight pages, worn at the margins with various margin tears (and an old tape mend), mostly loose & irregular at the spine.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:34

$35.00
183282

Very Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1665 England Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884123039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 22, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) * Among earliest of newspapers to be had * Report on the great plague (rare) Not only is the world's oldest, continually published English language newspaper (still publishes today) but it is also a very early issue, being #29. The front page has a report from Venice referencing the Great Plague which was ravaging Europe at the time: "The Welcome...is arrived here laden with pilchards and lead; the Sanita are something rigorous with her, coming from England because of the Plague." There are various other news reports from throughout Europe with datelines including Bristol, Dover, Falmouth, Rome, Leghorn, Genoa, Pisa, Amsterdam & elsewhere. No... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:34

$365.00
183281

Painter GILBERT STUART President George Washington Portrait 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125535030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 26, 1803 * President George Washington portrait * American painter Gilbert Stuart The back page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuart", noting in part: "...G. Stuart takes this opportunity, likewise, to apprise the public that he has pursued the necessary steps...to protect his works for the future from the illiberal and injurious piracy which has hitherto been committed upon them..." and further on more text concerning a Stuart portrait of Washington as "Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States during the Revolutionary War...". Stuart is widely considered one of America's foremost portraitists. His best known work is the unfinished portrait of Georg... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:33

$37.00
183280

THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter re. Foreign Naval Impressment 1793 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884122532

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Sept. 9, 1793 * Thomas Jefferson letter * Military impressment Page 3 has a: "Proclamation" from the French foreign minister concerning France's presence in America. Also a letter to the merchants of Hartford concerning impressment of American ships and men by foreign powers, signed in type: Th. Jefferson as Secretary of State. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few discreet archival mends at margins, very nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:33

$46.00
183279

Rare JEWISH AMERICAN Hebrew Language Jews Judaica 1929 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884122195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE JEWISH AMERICAN WOMEN'S MAGAZINE & GAZETTE, New York, May 10, 1929 * Rare Jewish New York City issue * Judaica - Jews Noted in the masthead is: "A National Jewish Weekly Devoted to the Home, Art and Literature." This is a quite scarce newspaper printed entirely in the Hebrew language, and typical of Hebrew publications it is bound on the right with the pages turned from the left. This title is formatted like a tabloid, being about 11 by 17 inches, with various photos & advertisements throughout, but the only English words I find in the entire 24 page issue are in the masthead and some advertisements (see photos). Very nice condition, even, light browning and perhaps some very minor edge tears.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:32

$49.00
183278

ALBERT EINSTEIN Theory of Relativity CALTECH & Easton PA Bombing 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884121930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1931 * Professor Albert Einstein * California Institute of Technology * Theory of General Relativity * Robert Andrews Millikan The top of the front page has a two column heading: "California Test Supports Einstein Theory; Light Velocity Is Found to Be Constant" Lengthy text continues inside. Also on the front page is a two column heading: "MAILED BOMB KILLS TWO IN POSTOFFICE AT EASTON; AIMED AT FASCISTS HERE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:32

$58.00
183277

18th Century FREE TRADE w/ America King George II Era 1738 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884121493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1738 * Pre-taxation trade with America Near the back is a letter to the King which contains a request and suggested resolutions providing for the safe passage and free trade of subjects of the King an and about the Americas. The response from the King includes: "I am sensibly touch'd with the many hardships & injuries sustained by my trading subjects in America from the cruelties & unjust depredations of the Spaniards...". Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Characters of Queen Elizabeth & King James I by a French Ambassador" "Chaucer the Father of English Poetry" "Tempting of Adam not Satan's first Sin" "A Dog Endow'd with an Extraordinary Gift" ... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:32

$42.00
183275

CAPTAIN JAMES LAWRENCE Don't Give Up The Ship ! DEATH 1813 War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125532535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 7, 1813 * re. Captain James Lawrence death * re. USS Chesapeake v. HMS Shannon Nearly 7 pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" within which are "Battle of Beaver Dam" "Retirement of Maj. Gen. Dearborn" "Military", a letter from Chilicothe, "Chesapeake and Shannon" which concerns the famous naval battle. In the article is: "...The second broadside, capt. Lawrence (with every other officer on the upper deck who was not killed) was mortally wounded and fell exclaiming 'fire away my lads.'...", which is likely a corruption of the very famous quote of his: "Don't give up the ship!". More war-related content as well. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. As no... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:31

$48.00
183274

GEORGIA CONSTITUTION & Creating the State of Kentucky 1789 Philadelphia Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884120416

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, January, 1789 * State of Georgia constitution * Creating the State of Kentucky Among the articles are: "An Account of the Manners of the German Inhabitants of Pennsylvania" which takes 7 1/2 pages. Also a full page chart of the: "Moral and Physical Thermometer". Near the back is "The Chronicle" with the latest news of the day including 8 pages of report under the heading: "United States" presented state-by-state. Several states report the election of representatives to the new federal government. Also: "An Act Concerning the Erection of Kentucky into an Independent State" as well as: "The Constitution of the State of Georgia". There is even a report from the "Western Territories"... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:30

$61.00
183273

President ANDREW JACKSON Annual State of the Union Address 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125531808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 10, 1831 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address Of special note is the complete & lengthy text of President Andrew Jackson's state-of-the-union address which occupies the last four pages, signed by him in type: Andrew Jackson. In it he reviews all that transpired in 1831. Also of interest is a complete listing of the "House of Representatives" in 1831, state by state, including future president James K. Polk and past president John Quincy Adams, among other notables. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politi... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:30

$29.00
183272

18th Century MAP OF GREECE & Pre Revolutionary War America Taxation1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884119689

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1770 * Pre Revolutionary War America The reverse of the title page is entirely taken up with: "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with: "Lieutenant Hutchinson's Speech to Both Houses of Assembly of the Province of Massachusetts' Bay". In it he deals with the taxation issue (see). This is followed by comments on the response from the Mass. Assembly which deals with the non-importation agreement, a part of which includes: "...the greatest difficulty that the Patriots in that country can force down their non-importation scheme upon the bulk of the people who already begin to feel the effects of their obstinacy...Newport in Rhode Island has already relinquished the confederacy... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:30

$88.00
183271

BATTLE OF CHIPPEWA Ontario w/ General Jacob Brown Victory War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884119443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1814 * Battle of Chippewa - Ontario * General Jacob Brown victory Five pages of reports fall under the heading: "Events of the War" with subheads & reports including: "Hear the Enemy" "Call of Militia" "From Canada" "Hostages" "The Battle of Chippewa" "General Brown" "Gen. Izard" "Naval" "General Orders" concerning the British landing on the Niagara frontier; and further details on the: "Battle of Chippewa--British Account" plus: "The enemy in the Chesapeake" and "American Prizes" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:29

$37.00
183238

Rare LAWRENCE KS Douglas County Kansas w/ Nice Masthead 1873 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392882021094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPIRIT OF KANSAS, Lawrence, Dec. 17, 1873 * Rare Midwestern publication A very ornate, farm-themed engraving in the masthead. The subtitle is: "A Journal of Home & Husbandry". Eight pages, worn at the margins with some tears, some wear at the folds as well, irregular at the margins. But a title we have not offered before.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:09

$29.00
183237

Best HAYMARKET AFFAIR RIOT MASSACRE Anarchists Hangings Executions1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373123548845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO MAIL, Illinois, Nov. 11, 1887 * Haymarket Affair riot massacre * Anarchists hanged - executed * In a Chicago publication (rare) A terrific issue as the ftpg. has the prints of each of the four men who were executed for their involvement in the Haymarket Riot, an event which followed a labor demonstration the previous year. There is much on the web concerning it. The top of the ftpg. has prints of Parsons, Fischer, Engel, and Spies, the four who were hanged for their involvement. Great column heads as well, including the: "EXTRA" notice which has a huge: "HANGED" with other details on how they faced their death. This was the same day as their execution. Great to have this coverage in a Chicago newspape... See More  

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:09

$225.00
183236

Rare 19th Century BERKELEY San Francisco Bay Area California 1895 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392882020466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GAZETTE, Berkeley, California, Jan. 2, 1895 * Rare Old West title A small paper covering mostly local events, plus a wealth of ads. Four pages, two folds, foxing at the vertical fold, mild wear at the margins & folds.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:08

$37.00
183235

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1861 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392882020307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N.C., Jan. 19, 1861 * Rare antebellum title * Secession ? From this famous soon-to-be-Confederate port city. Page 2 has a very lengthy article: "Read & Reflect - The Slaveholding and Non-Slaveholding Interests of the South A Unit". Also a call-to-arms bit headed: "FLAG RAISING!" "Secession And Southern Rights!!", plus "Sufferings o the Sioux Indians". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:08

$36.00
183234

D-DAY INVASION U.S. Forces Invade French Beaches 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392882019306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT TIMES, EXTRA, June 6, 1944 * D-Day invasion of France (1st report) * World War II German defense Certainly a terrific issue for display, as the front page features a large & screaming headline: "INVASION !" with various related subheads concerning the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Unfortunately there is some wear near the central fold with a few small pieces torn away that affects the headline. (see) Eight page "Extra" edition, still a great issue for display save for the noted damage.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:07

$92.00
183232

United States U.S. Recognizes USSR Soviet Union FDR 1933 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392882018797

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1933 * United States recognizes the Soviet Union * Russia - USSR (1st report) * Franklin D. Roosevelt establishes relations The top of the front page has a four column headline: "UNITED STATES RECOGNIZES SOVIET, EXACTING PLEDGE ON PROPAGANDA; BULLITT NAMED FIRST AMBASSADOR" with many subheads. Loads of text. First report coverage on the United States recognizing the Soviet Union. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:06

$58.00
183231

PHAR LAP Australian Thoroughbred Race Horse Racing DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392882017450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1932 * Phar Lap death * Australian racehorse The sport's section (page 31) has one column headings that include: "SEARCH FOR POISON IN PHAR LAP'S DEATH" "Federal and University of California Analysts Begin Investigation on Coast" "Food Will Be Inspected" and more. See images for text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition, a little residue along the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:05

$44.00
183229

LUXEMBOURG LIBERATION Liberated by Allied Forces World War II '44 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373123541020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, September 11, 1944 * Allies liberate Luxembourg * World War II - WWII The front page has a banner headline: "Yanks in Luxembourg; Shell Siegfried Line" with subheads. (see) Complete with 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:04

$40.00
183228

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators Trial CIVIL WAR Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373123540748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York May 13, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Conspirators - assassins on trial * Civil War closing events he ftpg. has a nice stack of column heads on the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln, with: "The Conspiracy" "Progress of the Secret Trials at Washington" "Reverdy Johnson Said to Have Agreed to Defend Mrs. Surratt" "Interesting Story of the Arrest of Louis Payne the Assailant of Secretary Seward" "How the N.Y. Detectives Succeeded in Tracking Him" "Scene In Mrs. Surratt's House" "An Unpublished Chapter in the History of the Conspiracy" and even more. The lengthy coverage carries over to the back page. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:03

$29.00
183209

Rare TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA Pre Civil War Antebellum Mexican War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880966526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, Sept. 13, 1847 * Rare antebellum title * Mexican War An early and uncommon title from the capital of the "Sunshine State", from two years after she became a state, and 14 years before the Civil War. Mexican War reports on page 2: "Victory!!" "Latest from Vera Cruz and city Of Mexico. Prospects of Peace". Page 3 has a notice issued by the President concerning the sale of public lands in Florida, signed in type: James K. Polk. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition. Subscriber's name written above the masthead.

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:48

$97.00
183208

Bizarre MAN BITES DOG & Near Death in Hospital Headline 1950 Prop ? Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373122513611

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, July 22, 1950 Here's a headline you likely haven't seen before: "VICIOUS MAN BITES DOG; POLICE TAKE FAST ACTION" and subhead: "Mutt Lies Near Death In Hospital". A very curious article in a legitimate newspaper with this banner headline at the very top of the front page. The article reads like an April Fool's joke, noting in part: "Rollo, a 3-year old dog owned by Mr. & Mrs. Ethelbert R. Phlub of 4277 Poodle Place...in a critical condition after he was bitten early today by a man...Booked in the city jail was Orson Clam, 42, of Dogpatch, who was arrested 5 minutes after the attack...The Phlubs were maintaining a constant vigil by his bedside...'It's getting so dogs aren't safe on the... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:46

$95.00
183206

CAPTURE OF SANTA ANNA Battle of San Jacinto Texas Revolution 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373122511646

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PATRIOT AND DEMOCRAT, Hartford, Connecticut, May 28, 1836 * Battle of San Jacinto victory * Capture of Santa Anna * Texas Revolutuion * War of Independence Nice page 2 content on the capture of Mexican leader Santa Anna. The column heads: "Important From Texas" "Capture of Santa Anna Confirmed--The Independence of Texas Established--Rumored Revolt in Mexico". A very notable report with much detail, taking over a full column. Near the beginning is: "We have the pleasure to lay before our readers...official & satisfactory confirmation of the success of the Texians--the capture of the President, General Santa Anna--the defeat and capitulation of his forces--and the preliminary steps to the acknowledgment, by Mexico, o... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:45

$126.00
183205

Historic 1851 1st AMERICA'S CUP Yachting Scooner "America" Victory WIN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880965003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, London, Aug. 25, 1851 * 1st America's Cup * Yacht "America" wins Nearly half of page 5 is taken up with very detailed accounts of: "The Cowes Regatta" in England, which would become known as the famed America's Cup race. This was the very first of this iconic race, and since won by the yacht "America" it would forever become known as the race for the "America's Cup". Listed are each of the contenting yachts with details, and considerable reporting on the race. Part of the report includes: "...and the Royal yacht, having run close by the America under half steam for a short distance, went on towards Osborne. Off Cowes were innumerable yachts and on every side was heard the hail, --'Is the America first?'... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:44

$475.00
183204

CHIEF SITTNG BULL's Camp Captured - JEWS Jewish & Christians 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880964427

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Jan. 25, 1877 * Capture of Sitting Bull's Camp * Much regarding the Jews Inside this issue is a small but historic article on the discovery and capture of the Indian camp headed by Chief Sitting Bull. Also within are two articles of Judaic interest: one describing the return of multitudes of Jews to their homeland in Palestine, and the other a challenge to Christians to view the Jews in a positive light. The former article includes in part, "That the Jews killed Christ is the principle thing many excellent Christians remember about that [Jewish] extraordinary race. They forget that the race also gave birth to Christ. That Christ should be killed by any... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:43

$48.00
183203

SMITH & WESSON Firearms Guns Revolvers Springfield Factory Prints 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880964268

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

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:43

$53.00
183202

Nile KINNICK STADIUM Iowa Hawkeyes College Football 1ST GAME Play 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880964152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 6, 1929 * Kinnick Stadium debut (Nile Kinnick) * Iowa Hawkeyes NCAA college football The sport's section of this issue is loaded with college football reports from the previous day. Page 4 of this section has small and somewhat discrete headings at the bottom of the page that read: "Iowa On Top, 46-0" and "Has Easy Time With Monmouth as New Stadium is Opened". See photo for brief 1st report coverage on the very 1st game played at Kinnick Stadium which is still used today by the Iowa Hawkeyes college football team. Unfortunate for the small report here, but it is what it is. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in a thick 100+ page Sunday edition, crease on t... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:42

$52.00
183190

DANIEL WEBSTER Secretary of State & Massachusetts Senator DEATH 1852 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880630572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SATURDAY EVENING GAZETTE, Boston, Oct. 30, 1852 * Daniel Webster death The top of a ftpg. column is headed: "DEATH OF DAN'L WEBSTER" "Demonstration of Respect In Boston" "A Nation Mourns His Loss". An incredible amount of related text as over half of the ftpg. related to Webster's death, and almost all of page 2 does as well. A great paper for this report as Webster died in nearby Marshfield. Four pages, large folio size, black "mourning" rules around all 4 pages, rubbing at the folds, light foxing or dirtiness. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:36

$38.00
183189

NEW ORELANS MASSACRE White Democrats attack Black Republicans 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373122207709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 7, 1866 * New Orleans massacre of 1866 * Anti-racist marchers - Negroes * White Democrats attack black republicans The ftpg. reports on the New Orleans Massacre, column heads including: "THE REBEL RIOT" "Mutilation of Gen. Sheridan's Dispatch to Gen. Grant" "Threats of a Rebel Attack on Colored Regiments" "Attempted Assassination of Union Men". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, nice condition.

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:35

$29.00
183188

Rare SAN FRANCISCO Old West Farming California Gold Rush Era 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373122205570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CALIFORNIA FARMER, San Francisco June 22, 1854 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining era * Nice decorative masthead This is quite early for a California newspaper. A nice engraving in the masthead with much of the content having a farming theme, although there are other items as well. This is a volume 1 issue. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 12 by 18 inches, staining at the corners and some wear at the folds.

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:31

$42.00
183187

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN 2nd Election Victory Win Rpt. 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373122203833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Baltimore, Nov. 9, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd) * Original Civil War reporting The ftpg. has some reports on the election, headed: "The Election - A Great Union Triumph" which includes: "Our returns s we write are fragmentary & incomplete, but there is no doubt of the result...The stream of Union gains is unremitting...Pennsylvania, without which McClellan had not the ghost of a chance of success, has gone for the Union..." with more on some results by state. There is then a lengthy chart of the: "Maryland Election" with voting results for Lincoln and for McClellan. There are many reports on the latest events in the Civil War. Four pages, large folio size, archivall... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:30

$45.00
183186

CHICAGO WHITE STOCKINGS Sox Team w/ Cap Anson PRINT Illustration 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880626444

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885 * Chicago White Stockings w/ Cap Anson The front page shows the parade of 60,000 Sunday school children in Prospect Park. Page 3 has a very nice half page print captioned: "Illinois--The Chicago Baseball Club" showing the entire team in uniform, with a nice article on them on another page (see). Another print shows children dancing around the May Pole, plus a halfpg. montage of 7 prints of "Decoration Day at Antietam--Scenes on the Battlefield." Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:29

$157.00
183185

Rare CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Muscogee County Georgia 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879968117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 30, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * J.E.B. Stuart's raid on Chambersburg Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Among the various reports inside are: "Interesting from New Orleans" "The Recognition of the Confederate States by Europe" "General Review" and more. The best item is on page 3 headed: "Stuart's Official Report of his Expedition into Pennsylvania" which takes nearly 1 1/2 columns and is signed by him in type: J.E.B. Stuart. Most of the back page is taken up with the: "Constitution of the State of Georgia, Ratified July 2, 1861". Four pages, even to... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:29

$136.00
183184

Rare 17th Century SERMON Azzizes Cathedral Church Gloucester 1681 UK Pamphlet


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879967834

A pamphlet titled: "A SERMON Preached before the Judges, etc. In the time of the Assizes in the Cathedral Church at Gloucester on Sunday Aug. 7, 1681" printed in London, 1681. A border around the title page, complete in 32 pages, 5 3/4 by 7 3/4 inches, light damp staining at the top of first five leaves, some light dirtiness & very minor margin wear.

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:28

$57.00
183183

Pre American Revolutionary War Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121409239

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON CHRONICLE--EXTRAORDINARY, July 28, (1768) * Pre Revolutionary War America The "extraordinary" issue was published on a date between the regular publishing date to include information important enough to warrant its publication. Almost the entire four pages are taken up with reports from London. Close-trimmed at the bottom of pg. 1 only causes loss to the bottom line, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:27

$68.00
183181

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121399155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 18, 1778 * Rare Tory (pro British) issue from America * Revolutionary War original reporting This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The front page is entirely taken up with ads including a "Five Pounds Reward" ad for a runaway Negro boy. All of pg 2 is taken up with reports from London, including a lengthy: "Lord North's Speech...", prefaced with text which includes: "...A bill for declaring the intentions of the Parliament of Great Britain concerning the exercise of the right of imposing taxes on the colonies, plantations, ... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:17

$310.00
183180

Rare WWII German Occupation of BAILIWICK OF JERSEY English Channel Island 1945


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121398698

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING POST, Jersey, July 9, 1940 * Very rare German occupation publication This is a small island in the English Channel which was under the occupation of the Nazis during most of World War II. This issue is from the very beginning of German occupation, as the entire front page is printed like a huge broadside, headed: "Orders of the Commandant of the German Forces in Occupation of the Bailiwick of Jersey." detailing the 12 points which must be followed. The balance of the issue is in typical newspaper format with news and ads. Complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing at the folds, generally very nice. A very rare newspaper.

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:16

$170.00
183178

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121398206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), October 17, 1874 * Very rare publication A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona, and by best accounts this is our very last issue of this title, published 38 years before Arizona would become a state. The front page is taken up with a mix of news items and advertisements, with page 2 having: "James E. Roberts, Indian Agent" and a variety of various legal notices, some in Spanish. Page 3 has many ads as well, plus: "Mining in Yavapai and Mohave" and various: "Local Matters". More news & ads on the back page. Complete in 4 pages, measures 11 1/2 by 17 1/4 inches, somewhat irregular at the spine margin but not close to any text, generally nice... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:15

$160.00
183177

Very Rare MOVIE PROP Hollywood Golden Age Film w/ Clyde Beebe 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879957166

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BLISSVILLE SUN, Blissville, Maryland, (no date) * Very rare movie prop issue We've all seen newspapers used as props in movies, typically with a headline relating to the plot of the movie. Obviously created exclusively for the production of the movie, they are quite rare and seldom come on the collector's market--particular issues from the "golden age of Hollywood". This issue was created as a prop for the movie "The Man Who Returned to Life" done in 1942 (see Wikipedia for more on the motion picture). The bold headline reads: "SLAYER SENTENCED TO DIE ON GALLOWS" which concerns the star character, Clyde Beebe. A four page issue printed on high quality newsprint, water staining to the upper left, generally nice... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:15

$155.00
183176

Pre Gold Rush CALIFORNIA Positive Description Climate Soil Etc. 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121397578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, City of Washington, July 29, 1847 * The future is bright for California ? Inside has reports from the Mexican War with: "The Prisoners of Encarnacion" "Deeply Interesting Narrative of the Capture, Adventures, and Sufferings of Majors Gaines and Borland's Party in Mexico" which takes over 2 1/2 columns. Perhaps most interesting is: "California" which includes: "...This country presents many attractions. Its harbors are amongst the most spacious in the world. Its soil is productive; and its climate is so pure & healthy...". Also: "Mills's Route to the Pacific" is great reading on Westward expansion as well. Four pages, some light damp staining, generally nice.

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:14

$73.00
183175

MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT Women's Woman Rights Advocate & Writer DEATH 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879955998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Nov. 11, 1797 * Mary Wollstonecraft death * Women's rights advocate Page 3 has a brief yet notable report under the heading: "Died" reading: "Lately in England, in child-bed, Mrs. Godwin; more known as Miss Wollstonecraft, the celebrated authoress of 'The Rights of Women'." Mary Wollstonecraft was a very early & famous advocate of women's rights. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:13

$61.00
183174

KAREN CARPENTER Singer & Drummer "Carpenters" Singing Duo DEATH 1983 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879955662

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, Feb. 8, 1983 * Karen Carpenter death (1st report) * American singer and drummer * "The Carpenters" singing duo fame The top right corner of the front page has a small photo of Carpenter with brief text. The actual article begins on the front page of section D with heading: "Carpenter: A comeback cut short" with subhead and related photo. (see) Complete with all 36 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:13

$70.00
183169

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Death FUNERAL & BURIAL 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879941231

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 12, 1889 * Jefferson Davis funeral & burial * Confederate president - Confederacy The top of the last column on the ftpg. has: "JEFFERSON DAVIS BURIED" "The Grandest Funeral Seen In The South" "New Orleans Draped In Mourning and Thronged With Visitors--Bishop Galleher's Oration". The report takes the entire column & continues on pg. 2 where also are subheads; "Jefferson Davis In Prison". Ten pages, partially loose at the spine, evenly toned, some chipping at the margins, should be handled carefully.

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Ends August 20, 2020 14:52

$39.00
183168

1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121379413

Colonial currency: Pennsylvania, three pence note dated April 10, 1777. A decorative border plus an engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms along with the text. The reverse has: "To counterfeit is DEATH" along with "Three Pence, Philadelphia, printed by John Dunlap" and the year 1777. John Dunlap was also the printer of the Declaration of Independence. One signature, measures 2 1/4 by 3 inches, minimal wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 14:51

$180.00
183156

Buying Land from INDIANS Native Americans w/ Andrew Jackson 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879721925

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 1, 1834 * Indians - Native Americans * President Andrew Jackson The front page has more than a column taken up with a treaty for the purchase of land : "...made at the Otoe Village on the River Platte, between Henry Ellsworth Commissioner...U.S. and the united bands of Otoes, and Missourias, Dwelling on the said Platte...". Included are the "X" marks of 26 Indian chiefs, as well as the President: Andrew Jackson. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:35

$37.00
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