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USS ST. LO Escort Carrier KAMIKAZE Airplanes Attack 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371570261026

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1944 * USS St. Lo - Casablanca-class escort carrier * Leyte Gulf, Phillipines - Kamikazes attack Page 3 has a somewhat discrete one column heading: "Navy Names 4 Ships Damaged Off Leyte" Although brief, this is the 1st report on the loss of the escort carrier USS St. Lo. She was the first major warship to sink as the result of a kamikaze attack. Reporting on many disasters such as this were kept from the public, sometimes for many months, until the family members of the killed were all notified, giving the reason for this late report. Still a first report. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout with much on World War II. Complete in 38 ... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2016 13:59

$45.00
142048

BATTLE OF JIMENEZ Chihuahua Mexico ESCOBAR REBELLION Defeat 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399258016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1929 * Battle of Jiménez, Chihuahua, Mexico * Escobar Rebellion The front page has a one column heading: "FIGHT IN CHIHUAHUA; MANY DEAD ON FIELD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the battle of Jiménez, Chihuahua in Mexico during the Escobar Rebellion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:27

$34.00
142046

F5 SNEED TORNADO Guion & Swifton Jackson County Arkansas Disaster 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567444041

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1929 * F5 "Sneed Tornado" disaster * Guion & Swifton, Arkansas The front page has a one column heading: "ARKANSAS TORNADO TAKES MANY LIVES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the F5 tornado disaster in Northern Arkansas towns which would later be called the "Sneed Tornado". Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription ... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:23

$34.00
142042

Rare SALEM Washington County INDIANA Mexican-American War Era 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567439903

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WASHINGTON REPUBLICAN, Salem, Indiana, Feb. 5, 1847 * Mexican-American War * Washington County A quite early newspaper from Indiana. Inside has various items on the Mexican War including: "The War--Its Causes & Its Prosecution" "Later From the Army" and "Troops at Victoria". Four pages, various foxing throughout, small piece from an upper corner not affecting any text.

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:16

$48.00
142040

Rare NEW ORELANS LA The Crescent City Louisiana ANTEBELLUM 1841 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399251356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY CRESCENT CITY, New Orleans, Sept. 19, 1841 * Rare antebellum title * From the deep South One of our earliest offerings from New Orleans. Among various articles are: "In Event of a War" "Yellow Fever Sketch" and a great wealth of small tidbits. Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, small hole near the center.

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:13

$31.00
142038

PRE REVOLUTIONARY WAR United Kingdom Edinburgh Scotland 1772 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567405769

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

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:18

$27.00
142032

SIR CLIFFORD SIFTON Canadian Minister of the Interior DEATH 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399195761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1929 * Sir Clifford Sifton death * Minister of the Interior (Canada) * Known for massive immigration Page 19 has a one column heading: "SIR C. SIFTON DIES; A NOTED CANADIAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Canadian politician, Sir Clifford Sifton. 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 60 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:10

$35.00
142031

KARL BENZ German Engine Designer & 1st Automobile Inventor DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567401351

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1929 * Karl Benz death (1st report) * German engine designer * Inventor of 1st automobile ? * Mercedes-Benz co-founder Page 25 has a one column heading: "CARL BENZ, 84, DIES; MADE FIRST AUTO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of German engine designer, Karl Benz. He is generally regarded as the inventor of the very 1st automobile powered by a internal combustion engine. 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 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, w... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:09

$57.00
142025

"QUESTION MARK" Fokker Aircraft Los Angeles ENDURANCE Airplane 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567397437

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1929 * "Question Mark" (aircraft) Fokker airplane * United States Army aviators * Los Angeles Metropolitan Field * Record endurance flight - Aerial refueling The front page has a one column heading: "PLANE UP 87 HOURS STILL GOING STRONG" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 2 with photo. (see) Lengthy text. 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, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individua... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:00

$37.00
142024

Rare BABE RUTH New York Yankees Baseball GYM Workout 1929 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399190124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4, 1929 * Babe Ruth gymnasium workout * New York Yankee to unfit to play ? * Major league baseball off-season The sport's section (page 16) has a rare article re. Babe Ruth working out in a gym with a two column heading: "Ruth Starts Workouts in Gymnasium; Weighs 2341/2 but Seems in Fine Form" with subhead. (see) Such reports are probably only found in New York City papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 10:58

$37.00
142023

BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA Alameda Co. San Francisco Bay FIRE Disaster 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567396299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 18, 1923 * Berkeley, Alameda County, California * San Francisco Bay area fire - conflagration The front page has a four column headline announcing: "600 RESIDENCES DESTROYED IN $10,000,000 FIRE IN BERKELEY" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the 1923 Berkeley, California fire. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 03, 2016 10:57

$34.00
142019

BOMBING OF NACO Cochise County Arizona AZ Escobar Rebellion 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399184081

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1929 * Bombing of Naco, Arizona * 1929 Escobar Rebellion * 1st aerial bombardment Page 2 has a one column heading: "REBELS DROP BOMBS UPON NACO, ARIZ." with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the bombing of Naco, Ariziona during the 1929 Escobar Rebellion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & insti... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 10:50

$38.00
142007

Early 18th Century Rare 1711 POST BOY Ornate Masthead ENGRAVING Newspaper PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391398573166

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Aug. 16, 1711 * Displayable masthead * Early 18th century One of the earlier issues of this title we have offered, having two handsome engravings in the masthead, both showing much detail. The front page is mostly taken up with reports of the various wars in Europe with over half of pg. 2 taken up with "Advertisements". Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 8 1/2 by 14 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 02, 2016 15:32

$49.00
141978

QUIZ SHOW SCANDAL Twenty One Game Charles Van Doran WINNING 1957 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391397756719

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, February 12, 1957 * Charles Van Doran during his winnings * "Twenty One" quiz show scandal The front page has a three column heading: "Van Doran Wins $138,000 Makes $14.80 More Today" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, small binding holes and a little wear along the spine/1st column, library stamp near masthead, otherwise good.

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Ends April 01, 2016 16:21

$37.00
141977

RAYMOND HITCHCOCK Silent Film Movie & Broadway Stage Actor DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391397756098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1929 * Raymond Hitchcock death (1st report) * Silent film & stage actor - Broadway Page 31 has one column headings: "RAYMOND HITCHCOCK DIES IN CALIFORNIA" "Musical Comedy Star, Long Ill, Collapses at His Wife's Side in Automobile" "On Stage Nearly 40 Years" and more with photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2016 16:20

$42.00
141973

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT Governor of New York INAUGURATION DAY 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391397753340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1929 * Franklin D. Roosevelt inauguration * Governor of New York The front page has a three column headline: "ROOSEVELT TAKES THE OATH AS GOVERNOR; CROWDS GATHER FOR INAUGURATION TODAY; REPUBLICANS OUTLINE THEIR PROGRAM" with various related subheads. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 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 r... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2016 16:14

$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
141969

ALBERT EINSTEIN Metropolitan Opera House National Jewish Fund 1929 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565978969

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1929 * Albert Einstein celebrated * Metropolitan Opera House * 50th birthday celebration * Jewish National Fund Page 7 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN IS HONORED AT MEETING HERE" with subheads. (see) Probably can only be found in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, a little irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 01, 2016 16:08

$42.00
141940

FRANK MORGAN Movie Actor "Wizard of Oz" Characters Fame DEATH 1949 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565302622

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, September 19, 1949 * Actor Frank Morgan death * "Wizard of Oz" title character The front page has a one column headline: "FRANK MORGAN, ACTOR IN MOVIES, DIES AT AGE 59" with subhead and photo. (see) Morgan was best known for playing 5 roles in the "Wizard of Oz" including the wizard himself. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 16:40

$38.00
141934

WILLIAM CHAPMAN RALSTON Bank of California Failure & Death 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391397012767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, September 1, 1875 * Bank of California failure * William Chapman Ralston suicide ? The front page has an article headed: "CALIFORNIA" "The Funeral Of Ralston-The Financial Situation-The Bank Failure" and more. Complete in 4 pages, irregular along the spine, a little light foxing, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 31, 2016 16:32

$28.00
141932

Vietnam War ENDS - Photo of Henry Kissinger & Le Duc Tho - 1972 Iowa Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565291458

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY IOWAN, Iowa City, January 24, 1973 (front leaf only) * The War in Vietnam comes to an end * Hanoi's Le Duc Tho and Henry Kissinger shake hands * Both would soon win the Noble Peace Prize The front page has the historic announcement: "Viet peace at last; truce Saturday", followed by subheads: "POWs home in 60 days", "Excitement mixed with caution here", and "NLF 'to seriously carry out pact'." Also included is the large 5 1/2 by 6 1/2 inch photo of Henry Kissinger and Le Due Tho shaking hands - both of home would soon receive a Noble Peace Prize for their efforts. The caption reads: "Aftergame Handshake." Nice to have from a newspaper printed in the peace-loving state of Iowa. S... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2016 16:26

$60.00
141924

Rare 1894 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391396832372

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, May 30, 1894 * Color political prints Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons: front page: "Ceasar Declines...." double-page centerfold: "Mills' Senatorial Search Light." (2 staples at margins) back page: "On the Wrong Tack." which is a series of 8 scenes. Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some browning at the margins & minor margin tears, generally good.

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Ends March 31, 2016 12:42

$26.00
141914

CHICAGO BLACK SOX World Series of Baseball Scandal Case Ends ? 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391396730078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS & COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, March 18, 1921 * Chicago "Black Sox" White Sox * 1919 World Series of baseball scandal The front page has one column heads which announce the dropping of the legal case against the "Black Sox" scandal players, with: "DROP CASES AGAINST SEVEN SOX PLAYERS" "Judge Refuses to Grant Six Months Postponement" "To Seek Re-Indictments" & more. A portion reads: "Immediate prosecution of Chicago White Sox baseball players & others indicted in connection with the alleged throwing of the 1919 World Series collapsed today...however the State plunged into the task of preparing a new case..." (see). Complete in 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 10:35

$58.00
141911

GREEN BAY PACKERS Wins NFL Pro Football Championship TITLE 1966 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391396722771

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, January 3, 1966 * Green Bay Packers wins NFL championship * Cleveland Browns - Pro football Page 5 has a three column headline: "Green Bay Again 'Titletown'" (see) This was the last pro football championship game as the Super Bowl would begin the following year. Complete in 6 pages, irregular along the spine with binding holes, otherwise good.

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Ends March 31, 2016 10:28

$34.00
141907

Rare & Early PUTNEY VT Windham County Vermont ONEIDA COMMUNITY 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391396715752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PERFECTIONIST, Putney, Vermont, February 15, 1843 * Rare title One of the earliest Oneida Community titles we have, from shortly after its formal beginning. This small folio-size newspaper only published twice a month, by J. H. Noyes & J. L. Skinner. Within these 4 pages the editors espouse their Christian philosophy which became the foundation of the Oneida movement, which would take on greater presence in the decades to come. Noyes saw man as reaching a state of perfection (hence the title) or sinlessness at conversion. When Noyes asserted this doctrine of complete release from sin at conversion while studying at Yale Divinity School, he was denied ordination. It is said that o... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2016 10:21

$25.00
141902

JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson (2) Acts of Congress & Letters 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565046554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 16, 1798 * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson * (2) Acts of Congress Most of the last column on the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson. One is for erecting light houses and the other is for purchasing ships. The front page also notes that John Adams was elected president of the Academy of Arts and Sciences. Page 2 has two letters signed in type by John Adams, in response to letters to him from the towns of Wells and Concord, Mass. Four pages, some light staining, generally nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 10:15

$58.00
141851

BOBBY GREENLEASE KIDNAPPING Millionaire Automobile Dealer's Son 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564232610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, September 29, 1953 * Bobby Greenlease kidnapping (1st report) * Carl Austin Hall * Bonnie Emily Brown Heady Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Woman Kidnaps Son of Millionaire at School" with photo. (see) First report coverage on the kidnapping of Bobby Greenlease. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, small binding holes along the spine, some small tape mends along right margin, generally good.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:47

$38.00
141846

Great FIRE OF PORTLAND ME Cumberland Maine 4th of July Disaster 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564228220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 5, 1866 * Portland, Maine fire disaster * Early 1st report coverage Page 5 has a one column heading: "Great Fire In Portland" with subhead.(see) A early 1st report here giving the brief coverage near the start of the fire. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:37

$32.00
141841

BOBBY GREENLEASE Kidnapping MURDER Millionaire Automobile Dealer 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564224958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 7, 1953 * Bobby Greenlease kidnapping - found dead * Carl Austin Hall & Bonnie Emily Brown Heady The top of the front page is a five column headline: "Kidnapped Boy Slain; Alleged Abductors Held" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the kidnapping & murder of Bobby Greenlease. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:29

$42.00
141839

Great CALIFORNIA MINING Gold & Silver Rushes and the Outcomes 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564220726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 4, 1866 * California mining regions * Gold and silver rush Page 3 has a very nice article headed: "CALIFORNIA MINING" "Its Importance And Extent" "Washing for Gold in the Early Days and at Present" The Silver Regions" and more. (see) Text takes up 3 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:24

$34.00
141837

JOHN HANCOCK Massachusetts Act re. Gunpowder Transport 1792 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391395808152

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 14, 1792 * 18th century American original * John Hancock act Page 3 includes from the state of Massachusetts "An Act" concerning the transporting of gunpowder through the streets of town, signed in type by the governor: John Hancock (see). Other news of the day & many ads, several illustrated. Four pages, wide, untrimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:13

$50.00
141834

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391395805218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FLORIDIAN & JOURNAL, Tallahassee, June 2, 1849 * Minnesota Territory established (historic) * President James K. Polk * Rare title from pre-civil war Florida On the front page under "Acts and Resolutions passed at the Second Session of the Thirtieth Congress" is: "AN Act to establish the territorial government of Minnesota..." signed in type: James K. Polk. Other news of the day includes: "History of the Horse" "The Fire At St. Louis" "An Alabama Blackleg" and more . Early and uncommon from Florida. A volume I issue (number 22). Large area of damp staining in the upper half, some in the text of the act.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:07

$76.00
141783

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio BIRTHDAY Joe DiMaggio New York Times 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391393210774

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1941 * Nikola Tesla birthday * Father of Radio Physics & more * Joe DiMaggio brothers photo Page 15 has a very tiny & discrete heading: "Dr. Tesla 85 Years Old Today" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Clipping cut out in the sport's section, otherwise in very... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2016 15:53

$34.00
141704

Best JOSEPH FILKOWSKI Polish Bootlegger Gangster Mob GETS LIFE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391391784562

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, April 16, 1932 * Gangster Joseph Filkowski * Polish-American bootlegger * Best title to be had The ftpg. has a very bold banner head on longtime Cleveland underworld figure Joe Filkowski: "JOE GETS LIFE TERM", with a photo of him headed: "As Filkowski Hears Mercy Verdict", and subhead: "Filkowski Is Saved From Death Chair" & more. This coverage is likely only to be found in a Cleveland newspaper. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2016 16:44

$32.00
141466

Historic NRA National Rifle Association - Organization CREATION 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371556381060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1871 * Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association The bottom of pg. 4 has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the hyperlink notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent in late November and this report notes: "A regular meeting of the Directors of the National Rifle Association was held last evening...Col. Church in the chair..." followed by a list of other members present (see). Eight pages, a few archival repairs, a bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2016 16:16

$53.00
141428

USS HATTERAS Action off Galveston Light Homer C. Blake 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371555725107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 17, 1863 * Action off Galveston Light * USS Hatteras sinking * Homer C. Blake Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Loss of the Hatteras" "Official Report of Com. Blake" "Desperate Encounter at Close Quarters" "Encouraging Reports from the Army" "Effect of the Iron Will of Gen. Hooker" "Dept. of the Missouri" "The Affair in Charleston Harbor" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2016 16:09

$27.00
141382

HMS THUNDERER (1872) British Royal Navy Battlesship PRINTS 1872 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371555454643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 20, 1872 * HMS Thunderer launching w/ prints Inside has 2 prints of Potsdam. Also a full page of: "The Right Hon. John Bright, M.P."; several prints of: "Plans & Sections of the Turrets & Guns of H.M.S. Thunderer" as well as a full page print of this ship. Other prints as well. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:34

$28.00
141379

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ Valentín Gómez Farías Address 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391386489191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Jan. 16, 1847 * Valentín Gómez Farías address * Mexican-American War As would be expected from a D.C. paper, much reporting from Congress including talk on funding the army. Page 3 has: "Late From Mexico" which has the address of the Mexican vice president. Also a letter which begins: "The war is not finished so soon as people here believed, for they thought that, by striking a couple of blows like those of the 8t & 9th of May...they would be able to obtain such a treaty as they desire, that is, giving them the Californias & other possessions in the north of Mexico..." with more. Also: "Extract of a Letter to a Member of Congress" date... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:21

$34.00
141235

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712791

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

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:15

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712008

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

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:14

$53.00
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NEW YORK CITY Nation's Capital Pre George Washington Inauguration 1789 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Jan. 20, 1789 * 18th century America Almost the entire page 2 is taken up with: "Proceedings of the Legislature" of New York. All of pages 1, 3 and 34 are taken up with advertisements including 15 illustrated ship ads on the back page. Four pages, great condition. A nice newspaper from the nation's capital at the time, where Washington would be inaugurated in April, 1789.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:09

$43.00
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Pre United States Constitution & Post Revolutionary War 1785 Phila. PA Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 7, 1785 * Government close * Post war era Printed during the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War & the creation of the federal government. Page 2 includes letters written from Boston and Virginia. Page 3 has three ads for runaways & the back page has a nice illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufacturer" which shows the classic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period (see hyperlink). Four pages, minor loss at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:02

$46.00
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MODOCS INDIANS Lava Beds War Ben Wright Massacre 1873 San Francisco CA Newspaper


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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
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AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Ended w/ America Independence 1783 British Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, March 6, 1783 This issue is from the closing months of the Revolutionary War, with a page 3 item noting in part: "...when the King of Sweden heard first of the independence of America being acknowledged by Great Britain...proposed a commercial treaty with the new republic..." and: "The Americans are busily employed in settling the form of legislation for their infant state..." with more (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2016 12:12

$48.00
140796

FRANCIS SCOTT KEY House for Sale Advertisement 1820 Washington D.C. Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., March 14, 1820 * Francis Scott Key house for sale ad * From the Nation's Capital A back page notice headed "Valuable Property For Sale" begins: "That large and commodious two story brick dwelling house near the upper end of Bridge street, lately occupied by Francis S. Key, Esq...." plus a few details (see). Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:34

$27.00
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KING WILLIAM IV of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria Uncle DEATH 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542631346

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES, London, July 10, 1837 * William IV of the United Kingdom This venerable British newspaper has all columns on all pages black-bordered for the death & funeral of King William IV. Pages 4 & 5 have column heads including: "Funeral of His Late Majesty King William IV" "The Town of Windsor" and a wealth of additional subheads. Pg. 5 has a nice engraving of the coffin showing the position of the pall bearers to its side (see). It was upon his death when Queen Victoria ascended the throne. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:20

$58.00
140737

ADOLPH S. OCHS New York Times Publisher DEATH Photo 1935 NYC Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542182640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MID-WEEK PICTORIAL of the New York Times, April 20, 1935 * Publisher Adolph Ochs death The front page is taken up with a photo of "Adolph S. Ochs", publisher of the N.Y. Times who recently died. Complete in 28 pages, 9 3/4 by 13 inches, minor mend to a lower corner, minimal margin wear.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:36

$26.00
140736

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542182048

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

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:34

$159.00
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BUSHROD WASHINGTON George's Nephew Request to Move Body Virginia 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371541545755

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, April 3, 1816 * Bushrod Washington request * George Washington's nephew Page 2 has an interesting letter from the Governor of Virginia to Bushrod Washington, nephew of George, requesting permission to remove Washington's remains to Richmond, with Bushrod's reponse signed in type: Bushrod Washington.

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Ends February 25, 2016 15:54

$27.00
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Rare 1894 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391372268510

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, June 6, 1894 * Color political prints Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons: front page: "The Dear Creatures." double-page centerfold: "Condemned to Die." (a staple at fold & tear at bottom of fold) back page: "Nancy" which is an illustrated poem with a print showing tennis. Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some browning at the margins, generally good.

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Ends February 24, 2016 15:29

$26.00
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