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143452

1ST AIRPLANE FLIGHT Wiley Post & Harold Gatty Around the World 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604840899

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1931 * Wiley Post and Harold Gatty * 1st airplane flight around the World begins * Monoplane Winnie Mae The top of the front page has a two column headline: "POST AND GATTY FAR OUT AT SEA ON WORLD FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) More on page 3 with two related photos and 2 maps. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost,... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2016 15:36

$42.00
143439

Early HAWAII Sandwich Islands MISSION Work 1829 Hartford Connecticut Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391437333369

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, March 30, 1829 The front page has: "Sandwich Islands" which is an early account of the mission work in what is now called Hawaii. Various other religious reports. Four pages, some staining on the ftpg., otherwise good.

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Ends May 19, 2016 15:14

$28.00
143437

USS AKRON (ZRS-4) United States Navy Rigid Airship MAIDEN Flight 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391437331996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 3, 1931 * USS Akron (ZRS-4) airship * United States Navy * Maiden flight The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Akron, New Queen of Sky, Sails Over City; Crowd See Her Lead Los Angeles in Cruise" Lengthy text continues on page 5 with related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On 2 November 1931, the Akron cast off for a maiden voyage as a commissioned "ship" of the U.S. Navy and cruised down the eastern seaboard to Washington, D.C. Over the weeks that followed, some 300 hours aloft were logged in a series of flights, including a 46-hour endurance fligh... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2016 15:11

$34.00
143406

Early SOUTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURE Charleston Plantations 1766 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604022457

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PUBLIC ADVERTISER, London, Nov. 8, 1766 * Early South Carolina The back page has: "Plantation News" with a Charleston dateline, reporting on the bad grain crop in South Carolina, but noting that: "...those that have planted hemp have in general succeeded so well that it is certain a very great quantity will be brought to market for exportation..." with more. Four pages, untrimmed margins, red tax stamp on pg. 3, very nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:47

$29.00
143405

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River NYC Construction Completed PRINT 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604021763

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 2, 1883 * Brooklyn Bridge construction completed The full back page is a very nice print captioned: "The Brooklyn Bridge Over the East River Between Long Island and New York" was recently completed. Inside has a full page of 13 prints showing: "Sketches at the International Fisheries Exhibition" with several prints regarding fishing in Canada. Complete in 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:45

$38.00
143403

ALICE SPEED-STOLL Kidnapping for Ransom ENDS Thomas H. Robinson 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391436646621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 17, 1934 * Alice Speed-Stoll kidnapping for ransom * Found alive and returned home * Thomas H. Robinson, Jr. The front page has a three column headline: "MRS. STOLL IS FOUND ALIVE; INSANE KIDNAPPER NAMED; HIS WIFE GOT THE RANSOM" with subheads and photo of Stoll. (see) Much more on pages 2 & 3, loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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.... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:43

$37.00
143402

HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin 1st Atlantic CONCHITA SUPERVIA Death 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391436646209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin - airship * Very 1st Transatlantic flight begins * Conchita Supervía death (1st report) * Spanish mezzo-soprano opera singer Page 22 has a one column heading: "CONCHITA SUPERVIA IS DEAD IN LONDON" with subheads and photo. (see) Page 23 has a one column heading: "New Zeppelin Off On Atlantic Flight" with subhead. (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 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of co... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:42

$34.00
143401

EUGENE YSAYE Belgian Violinist Musical Composer Belgium DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391436645832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 13, 1931 * Eugène Ysaÿe death (first report) * Belgian violinist, conductor and composer Page 25 has a one column heading: "MANY NATIONS JOIN IN MOURNING YSAYE" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Belgian violinist, Eugène Ysaÿe. He is regarded as "The King of the Violin". 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 cost, libraries & institutions rather than individ... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:41

$45.00
143395

CAPTAIN GEORGE FRIED & the SS America Rescue of Florida w/ Photo 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391436642976

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 27, 1929 * Captain George Fried * SS America rescue mission * Italian steamship Florida * Harry Manning The front page has a two column heading: "NEW YORK GIVES CAPTAIN FIRED A VOCIFEROUS WELCOME FOR HIS HEROIC RESCUE" with photo of Fried. (see) Other news & advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:33

$27.00
143366

SIR HOWARD GRUBB Dublin Irealnd Optical Designer Telescopes DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371601262096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 17, 1931 * Sir Howard Grubb death (1st report) * Optical telescopes - reflector sight * Dublin Ireland Page 25 has a one column heading: "SIR HOWARD GRUBB DIES IN DUBLIN AT 87" with subheads. (see) 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 cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2016 10:55

$33.00
143364

DAVID STARR JORDAN Stanford University Founding President DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434637091

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, September 2, 1931 * David Starr Jordan death (1st report) * Ichthyologist - educator - peace activist * Stanford University founding president Page 6 of this section has a one column heading: "DAVID STARR JORDAN DIES AT AGE 80" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy text here. Complete section 2 only with all 20 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2016 10:52

$30.00
143362

USS AKRON United States Navy Rigid Airship Very 1st Test FLIGHT 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434598025

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1931 * USS Akron (ZRS-4) very 1st test flight * United States Navy rigid airship The front page has a one column heading: "AKRON IN FIRST TEST; SHE PERFORMS WELL" with subheads. (see) Report continues inside with photo. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st test flight of the USS Akron, a helium-filled rigid airship of the U.S. Navy. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 v... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2016 10:05

$33.00
143334

SAMUEL FRAUNCES'S Tavern Advertisement & John Jay's Treaty 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371600601260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE UNITED STATES, New York, August 13, 1795 * Fraunces's Tavern advertisement * Jay Treaty debated At the bottom of the front page is an advertisement headed: "Fraunces's Tavern" noting the moving of the business to 59 South Water Street. The ad is signed in type: Samuel Fraunces. See the hyperlink for much more on this very famous tavern. Page 2 has a very lengthy letter which debates the controversial Jay Treaty (see for beginning), and also includes a letter from John Jay written from London. The back page has much of a column headed: "Treasury Department...Proposals will be Received...for Building a Light House on the head land of Cape Hatteras on the Coast of North Carolina ... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:27

$52.00
143326

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434041867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 22, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago * Slaver ship "Wildfire" Page 4 has a report with column heads: "The Republican Candidate for the Presidency" "Hon. Abram Lincoln Accepts The Chicago Nomination" being a very historic item although inconspicuously reported, indicating the the lack of stature of Lincoln at the time. Even his first name was not commonly known ("Abram"). Included is Lincoln's letter of acceptance which includes: "...my profoundest thanks for the honor done me which you formally announce. Deeply and even painfully sensible of the great responsibility which is inseparable from that honor... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:16

$93.00
143314

EZZARD CHARLES vs Joe Louis Boxing Heavyweight BOXING Title Match 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371600581937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 28, 1950 * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Joe Louis (Brown bomber) * Ezzard Charles wins The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Charles Is Victor Over Louis to Take World's Ring Title" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 40 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2016 14:58

$44.00
143309

HALL CAINE Isle of Man - Manx Author - Novelist Playwright DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434024529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1931 * Sir Hall Caine death (1st report) * Manx author - novelist - playwright * Isle of Man - Irish Sea - Greeba Castle Page 23 has a one column heading: "SIR HALL CAINE DIES; FAMOUS NOVELIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Manx author, Hall Caine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 14:50

$39.00
143273

GITANILLO DE TRIANA Spanish Gypsy Bullfighter Matador DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391433331065

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 15, 1931 * Gitanillo de Triana death (1st report) * Gypsy bullfighting matador- bullfighter Page 13 has a one column heading: "Gitanillo Is Dead; Gypsy Bull-Fighter" with subhead. (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 30 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 s... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:45

$33.00
143269

FRANZ SCHALK Austrian Conductor Vienna State Opera Director DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371599640933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 3, 1931 * Franz Schalk death (1st report) * Austrian conductor - Vienna State Opera director * Salzburg Festival co-founder Page 19 has a one column heading: "FRANZ SCHALK DEAD; NOTED CONDUCTOR" with subheads and 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 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:40

$33.00
143260

SYDNEY HARBOUR Australia MIDGET Japanese Submarines Attack 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391433312360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, June 1, 1942 * Sydney Harbor, Australia attacked * Imperial Japanese Navy - midget submarines * Irwin Rommel defeated in Africa The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Japs Try To Raid Sydney; Three Midget Subs Sunk" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the attack of Sydney Harbor in Australia by submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 10 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:20

$33.00
143258

Rare ANTI CATHOLIC Popish Hierarchy 1835 NYC Old Newspaper w/ Masthead Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391433308425

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, August 29, 1835 * Anti-Catholic A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Priest", as noted in the dateline. This newspaper published from 1834-1839 & features an engraving in the masthead showing various churches in ruin (see) and a subtitle: "Or, the Triumph of Truth Over Popery". Over a full page is taken up with a chapter on: "The Moral Corruption of the Popish Hierarchy, Monks, Nuns, and People". One of the more sensational stories exploited in later issues of this newspaper was "The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk", a story of a nun which revealed... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:16

$37.00
143256

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND New York City Gangster Not Guilty Torture 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371599619197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1931 * Famous New York City gangster * Jack 'Legs' Diamond * Acquitted for torture (assault) The front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND ACQUITTED OF ASSAULT CHARGE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. 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 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 r... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:11

$37.00
143229

The Great MILTON PA Northumberland Co. Pennsylvania FIRE Disaster 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391432572077

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 17, 1880 * Milton PA Pennsylvania * Great fire of 1880 The front page has an article with small heading: "The Fire at Milton, Pa." (see) This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:49

$26.00
143226

Very Rare & Early 18th Century POST BOY re. Treaty of Utrecht 1713 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371598822174

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PAX, PAX; OR, A PACIFICK POST BOY, London, February 3, 1712/13 A very rare, variant title of the "Post-Boy" newspaper, the change in title [Peace, Peace] due to the Treaty of Utrecht just agreed upon. The Treaty of Utrecht was essentially a series of treaties involving various European countries which put an end to the War of Spanish Succession. The agreement noted in this issue was between England & The Netherlands. Dated at The Hague, is a report beginning: "Since my last we have been certainly informed that the occasion of the British Plenipotentiaries ...is to bringn back as soon as possible, her Britannick Majesty's ratification of the New Treaty of Barrier and Succession wash was sign'd by t... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:46

$430.00
143217

JOHN MAXWELL British Army Offcier & Easter Rising Fame DEATH 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391432556621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1929 * Sir John Maxwell death * British Army officer * Easter Rising executions fame Page 21 has a one column heading: "GENERAL MAXWELL DIES AT CAPE TOWN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir John Grenfell Maxwell. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell was a British Army officer and colonial governor. He served in the Mahdist War in the Sudan, the Boer War, and in the First World War, but he is best known for ordering the execution of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland. He retir... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:22

$38.00
143182

SCHIENENZEPPELIN Zeppelin Propeller Railcar World SPEED Record 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597980373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1931 * Schienenzeppelin - rail zeppelin - railcar The top of the front page has a two column heading: "'Rail Zeppelin' Speeds 143.75 Miles an Hour; World Record Is Set on Hamburg-Berlin Run" (see) 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 individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. wikipedia notes: On 21 June 1931, Schienenzep... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:39

$34.00
143181

RUTH ROWLAND NICHOLS 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight Try 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391431771871

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1931 * Ruth Rowland Nichols airplane crash * 1st Woman solo Transatlantic flight attempt * Newfoundland - Canada The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS HURT IN CRASH AT ST. JOHN ON WAY TO EUROPE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photo. 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 cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:38

$34.00
143179

MAX SCHMELING vs. Young Stribling Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391431769017

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1931 * Max Schmeling vs. Young Stribling * Heavyweight boxing title fight The front page has a one column heading: "SCHMELING IS VICTOR ON KNOCKOUT IN 15TH" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues in the sport's section with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 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 indi... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:35

$38.00
143169

ARTHUR GRIFFITH Irish Free State Dail Eirean President ELECTION 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597958466

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 11, 1922 * Arthur Griffith election win * President of Dail Eireann * Irish Free State - Ireland The front page has a one column heading: "BRITISH TO FREE ERIN PRISONERSHELD IN REVOLT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the election of President of Dail Eireann, Arthur Griffith. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a few small blue pencil markings, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:11

$33.00
143167

ALFRED WEGENER German Polar Arctic Pioneer Body FOUND Greenland 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597956433

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1931 * Alfred Wegener's body found in the Arctic * German polar researcher, geophysicist & meteorologist The top of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Wegener's Body Found in Greenland Waste; Died Peacefully, Buried in Furs by Native" (see) First report coverage on German polar researcher Alfred Wegener's body found in Greenland. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 & institutio... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:08

$34.00
143166

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597954884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1931 * Solomon "Solly" Joel death * Jewish - Judaica * South African diamonds king Page 3 has a one column heading: "OKLAHOMA INDIAN PLANS GLOBE FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) Page 17 has a one column heading: "SOLLY JOEL IS DEAD; 'KING OF DIAMONDS'" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Solomon Joel, diamond baron and thoroughbred horse racing owner/breeder. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:06

$33.00
143116

ORIGIN OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM Harold Jeffreys Theory Planets Cosmos 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371595580112

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, May 3, 1931 * Origin of the solar system * Harold Jeffreys' theory * Planets - moons Page 4 of this section has a banner headline: "ORIGIN OF SOLAR SYSTEM EXPLAINED IN A NEW THEORY; An English Scientist Holds That the Earth and the Other Planets, Together With Their Satellites, Were Created Through a Stupendous Cosmic Collision and That the Moon Never Was Part of the Earth" with smaller subheads and two related sketches. Lengthy text. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 20 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2016 14:39

$30.00
143089

ALBERT A. MICHELSON Physicist Death & Albert Einstein's Theory 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594801955

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1931 * Albert A. Michelson death (1st report) * American physicist - 'speed of light' work * Albert Einstein's theory of relativity The front page has a one column heading: "A. A. MICHELSON DIES; FAMOUS SCIENTIST" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 3 also has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN EXPOUNDS HIS RELATIVITY VIEW" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 07, 2016 14:50

$37.00
142994

Great (4) FOUR CENTURY London Gazette 1600's 1700's 1880's 1900's Newspapers SET


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426743128

Shown are 4 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE England. These four issues cover the past four centuries being 100 years apart with dates being: August 21, 1671; December 21, 1771; August 29, 1871; and September 23, 1971. Each contain news of the day, lots of royal related news. This title is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world and is still published today. Of interest is that the format changed very little over 400 years save for the number of pages. The set of 4 issues come in a custom made 4 section, acid free folder for display with the title and years printed on the front (see). A very rare opportunity for a set of 4 issues of the same title spanning a 400 year period. ... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:42

$240.00
142982

Actress JEAN HARLOW Director Paul Bern Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426705907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, September 6, 1932 * Director Paul Bern suicide death * Actress Jean Harlow Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "INVESTIGATE BERN SUICIDE" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide of Paul Bern, husband of the famous movie actress, Jean Harlow. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, Light toning, generally nice.

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:16

$40.00
142979

ARIZONA APACHE WARS General George Crook Victory Sierra Madres 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426698770

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

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:11

$32.00
142927

ALMA RUBENS American Hollywood Film & Stage Actress DEATH 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371592427628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1931 * Alma Rubens death (1st report) * American film & stage actress * Victim of cocaine abuse Page 23 has a one column heading: "ALMA RUBENS DIES; FORMER FILM STAR" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of American film actress and stage performer, Alma Rubens. She is an early example of someone famous in Hollywood that became addicted to drugs that ruined her career. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the pre... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:23

$37.00
142894

INVENTION OF TYPEWRITER John Pratt of Centre Alabama Pterotype 1867 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422452979

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1867 * Inventor John Pratt - pterotype * Invention of the typewriter The front page has an article: "Improved Portable Photographic Apparatus" which 2 illustrations of: "Houston's Portable Photographic Camera" (see). But the most significant item in this issue is the page 3 article headed: "Type Writing Machine" which begins: "A machine by which it is assumed that a man may print his thoughts twice as fast has he can write them & with the advantage of the legibility, compactness & neatness of print, has lately been exhibited before the London Society of Arts by the inventor, Mr. Pratt, of Alabama..." (see). Depending on what source you read, John Pr... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:51

$96.00
142888

Rare NORWALK Huron County OHIO SS Austria Disaster & Comet Donati 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589764926

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, Oct. 7, 1858 * Rare title The ftpg. has over 2 12 columns on the: "Destruction of The Steamer Austria by Fire!" "Terrible Loss of Human Life!" in which 449 lost their lives (see hyperlink for more). Also on the ftpg. is an editorial on: "The Fugitive Slave Law" as well as: "Professor Mitchell on the Comet" which is a nice item on Donati's Comet, taking nearly a full column (see hyperlink). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:43

$29.00
142885

(10) 19th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1836 Original Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589762805

Shown are 10 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, 1836 Although there is some literary content this newspaper also has much current news of the day. This is a lot of ten issues from this year. All are never bound nor trimmed, several folds and some rubbing to the top fold at the masthead, scattered foxing, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:40

$29.00
142877

RUTH HOWLAND NICHOLS Airplane Women's World Speed Record Broken 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422414070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1931 * Ruth Howland Nichols breaks record * Women's world speed record broken Page 14 has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS MAKES NEW SPEED RECROD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Nichols breaking the Women's world airplane speed record with 210.7 MPH. 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 56 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. Give... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:26

$34.00
142873

1772 MIDDLESEX London England Pre Revolutionary War w/ Red Tax Stamp Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422398530

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, April 25, 1772 * Uncommon 18th century title Various news of the day with the ftpg. having a short bit: "The circumstance of making the American governors independent of their several Assemblies is generally deemed the wisest regulation that has lately taken place in government..." (see). Four pages, a printing error distorts the right side of the masthead, small piece from the spine margin affects noting. Nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:19

$29.00
142806

PROHIBITION RULED VALID No Beer & Liquor - Dry Law to Continue 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371588102281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 25, 1931 * National Prohibition Act held valid * Eighteenth Amendment argument * Dry law to continue in the U.S. The front page has a one column heading: "DRY LAW HELD VALID BY SUPREME COURT; RULING IS UNANIMOUS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the United States v. Sprague Supreme Court decision with complete text on page 21. 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 cost, libraries & institutions ra... See More  

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Ends April 29, 2016 15:03

$75.00
142760

RUTH HOWLAND NICHOLS Airplane Altitude Flight Record Broken 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587366251

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1931 * Ruth Howland Nichols breaks record * World altitude record (Women) * Airplane flight to 28,743 feet The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS SOARS SIX MILES ABOVE CITY, SETTING NEW RECORD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Nichols. 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 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... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:28

$34.00
142759

ROCKETS SLED Syracuse University Student Ice Boat w/ Photo 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587365139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1931 * Rocket sled on ice test w/ photo * Syracuse University student Page 16 has one column headings that include: "ROCKET SLED LEAPS AT A DAZZLING PACE" "Syracuse Student Vaults Fifty Feet in 2-5 of a Second on Oneida Lake" and more with photo. (see) First record coverage ob Harry W. Bull traveling on the 1st rocket ice-boat on record. 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, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowin... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:27

$38.00
142758

1st Ever LIQUID FUELED Rocket Launch - Johannes Winkler 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391419199357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1931 * 1st liquid fueled rocket launch * Johannes Winkler Page 27 has one column headings: "LIQUID-FUEL ROCKET IN SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT" "First Projectile So Driven Rises 1,000 feet in German Test and Lands as Planned" First report coverage on the the very 1st successful launched liquid-fueled rocket. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1at section only with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Johannes Winkler was a German rocket pioneer who founded the first German rocket society and launched the first successful liquid-... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:23

$39.00
142753

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH Masthead Engravings PIRATES 1728 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587357788

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Sept. 6, 1728 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings Simply a beautiful issue of this handsome newspaper, with both engravings in the masthead apparently being early strikes as they are very sharp & clean (see), along with the engraving of the first letter of the text. The ftpg. has an item noting in part: "The peace between this Republick and the Algerines was a very knotty piece of work; the inhabitants of that pyratical place being almost to a man against it, & complaining to the government that since their last peace with Holland, they had hardly taken a prize so they must of course be impoverished..." (see). The back page has an interesting... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:17

$57.00
142751

CIUDAD VICTORIA Tamaulipas Occupation Mexican-American War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587355960

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 2, 1847 Page 3 has: "Interesting From the Army" with news concerning events near Victoria, Mexico, including: "...that Brig. General Quitman had, on the 29th of Dec., occupied the city of Victoria, the capital of the State of Tamaulipas..." with more. Also: "General Taylor arrived at Victoria with the division of Brig. Gen. Twiggs..." with more. Four pages, loss to a lower corner on back leaf affects just a few words & none of the noted reports.

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:14

$28.00
142710

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418738754

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

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Ends April 28, 2016 07:11

$27.00
142703

Rare 18th Century WORCESTERSHIRE ENGLAND w/ Red Stamp 1773 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587052925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BERROW'S WORCESTER JOURNAL, England, Sept. 23, 1773 A typical newspaper of the day with ornate lettering in the masthead. Certainly one of the less common 18th century titles. Four pages, various wear at the margins, a bit irregular at the spine, red inked tax stamp on the ftpg.

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Ends April 28, 2016 06:53

$38.00
142694

JUDGE KENESAW MOUNTAIN LANDIS Becomes MLB Baseball Commissioner 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418106357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, January 12, 1921 * Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis * Becomes 1st MLB Baseball commissioner Page 7 has a two column heading: "Baseball Finally Put On Reconstructive Basis" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, a little light staining, a few small margin tears, generally nice. wikipedia notes: While serving as a Federal judge, Landis, an ardent baseball fan, was selected as chairman of a new National Commission of baseball. The owners decided to appoint a commission made up entirely of non-baseball men to restore confidence in the sport following the 1919 Black Sox Scandal, perhaps the worst of a number of incidents... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:38

$34.00
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