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187953

Very Early 1858 BASEBALL Pre Civil War Porter's Spirit of the Times NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458230255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 25,1856  * Very early pre-Civil War baseball A nice sports-themed newspaper from before the Civil War, which has nearly half a column of various reports under the heading: "Base Ball". There are reports on 5 baseball games with commentary which would seem odd today. One item notes: "The Baltic boys confess this to be a bad beat; but as they intend to try their hand once more this season, we hope they will be able to mend their batting and their fielding...". Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:39

$49.00
187951

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT v. American Tobacco Co. Case DECISION 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458229871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 29, 1911 * United States Supreme Court case decision * United States v. American Tobacco Co. The front page has a banner headline: "DECISION OF SUPREME COURT IS AGAINST THE TOBACCO TRUST" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 12 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:39

$68.00
187950

CARRIE NATION Temperance Anti-Alcohol Movement Advocate DEATH 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130717162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 10, 1911 * Carrie Nation death * Temperance advocate * Anti-alcohol leader Page 2 has a small one column heading: "Body of Mrs. Nation taken to Kansas City" See image for text here. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 14 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:38

$40.00
187949

Newport INTERNATIONAL POLO CUP Meadowbrook Club w/ Big Four Photo 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130716805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 1, 1911 * Newport - International Polo Cup * United States vs. England * Meadowbrook Polo Club The top of the front page has a three column heading: "First Game of Great Polo Match Is Being Played This Afternoon" with subhead and pictorial of the "Big Four" (American players). Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:38

$38.00
187947

SECOND BOSTON TEA PARTY Ship Fortune Harbor & Captain James Cook 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458227909

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE, London, May, 1774  * The Second Boston Tea Party Formatted much like the 'Gentleman's Magazine" but a much less common title. The most notable report is the historic reporting of the "2nd Boston Tea Party" which mentions: "...a number of persons entered the brig Fortune, Capt. Gorham, who arrived from London on the preceding day, and stove 28 and a half chests of tea, and discharged the contents into the harbour, being the whole of that article which came in said vessel; no damage was done to any other goods..." with a bit more. A fine report of this very historic event which received less attention through history than the "first" Boston Tea Party of December 16, 1773. "Debates In th... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:37

$89.00
187946

TEXAS STATEHOOD ? Stephen F. Austin re. Mexico Relations 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130715337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 4, 1834  * Stephen F. Austin * Texas statehood ? Inside has an item on: "Texas" concerning S. T. Austin, delegated to represent the affairs of Texas at the city of Mexico, and noting: "...that it was expected Texas would soon be admitted into the union as one of the Mexican states..." with a bit more. Much reporting from Congress. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, various foxing, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:36

$29.00
187945

JIM BOWIE Samuuel Houston TAMPICO Expedition Mexico 1836 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130714977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, March 19, 1836  * Jim Bowie & Samuel Houston * Tampico expedition The front page has a brief item noting: "The people of Texas are divided among themselves, and, it is said, that gen. Samuel Houston and col. James Bowie have been displaced from their commands in the army." Nice to have mention of both Houston & Bowie on the front page. Another lengthier report on page 3 is headed: "The Tampico Expedition" which relates to Texas. Other various news of the day including much on "Affairs In Florida" with talk of General Gaines' actions with the Indians. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulat... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:36

$42.00
187944

GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE Construction Workers Fall PHOTO 1937 San Francisco Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458197150

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, Feb. 18, 1937  * Gold Gate Bridge disaster * Construction workers fall This is a single leaf being pages 19 & 20, yet an extremely dramatic one. It is captioned: "Exclusive Photo by Cameraman on Spot! - SPAN VICTIMS FALLING TO DOOM!" The photo shows the collapsed safety net with errors pointing to 6 of the men falling to their deaths. A single sheet in good condition. Very displayable.

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:00

$88.00
187936

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Polygamy Trial - Chicago Fire - Lowry War 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130546539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1871  * Great Chicago Fire disaster * Brigham Young polygamy trial * Lowry War - North Carolina Page 4 begins with a stack of heads concerning the Great Chicago Fire: "CHICAGO" "Graphic Description of the Destruction of the City That Was" "The Loss $475,000,000 and Two Hundred Lives" "The Red March of the Flames" "Mad People in a Hell of Fire" "Thieves & Murderers" "The Reign of Terror After the Ruin". Page 8 begins with heads: "THE LAWLESS LOWREYS" "Exploits of the Most Extraordinary Gang of Outlaws Known to Crime" "Robeson County, North Carolina, in Anarchy" and more. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murder... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:54

$76.00
187931

WALT WHITMAN "My Canary Bird" Very First 1st Appearance POEM 1888 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458007246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 1, 1888  * Walt Whitman's "My Canary Bird" poem - 1st appearance The top half of page 6 has the printing of a short poem: "My Canary Bird" by Walt Whitman as noted at its conclusion. This was the very first printing of this Whitman poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such. Twelve pages, partially loose at the spine, toned at the margins with some chipping & margin tears, should be handled carefully.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:52

$125.00
187930

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Columbia South Carolina Southern 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130541641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 23, 1864  * Rare Confederate publication * Nearing the end of the Civil War A rather rare title and great that the title includes the word “Southern”. The front page is mostly taken up with ads. The back page includes: "The Bonham Guards" "The Georgia Militia Called Out" "War Resolution" which is from the Confederate Congress; "War News - From the Central Road" "From East Tennessee" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue with wide, untrimmed margins, a piece from near the top margin does not affect any text, a few discrete tape mends, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:51

$115.00
187929

DAVID LIVINGSTONE FOUND Henry Morton Stanley AFRICA Exploration 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130540302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1872  * David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from him since. So it is of no surprise that the Herald offered extraordinary coverage of the adventures of Stanley and Livingstone in Africa and no surprise as well that the Herald would be the first newspaper to announce the finding of Livingstone. Page 7 begins with column heads: "LIVINGSTONE SAFE" "Herald Special Report from London" "The Great ... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:50

$64.00
187928

RARE Unusual Title 19th Century 1813 The Tickler Newspaper w/ DOG Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130539293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TICKLER, Philadelphia, March 31, 1813  * Uncommon publication * Unusual masthead engraving The masthead features a very unusual engraving of a dog and an arm holding a switch, & notes: "by Toby Scratch'em". Complete as a single sheet issue, various foxing (see), otherwise good.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:50

$24.00
187927

STANDARD OIL COMPANY Antitrust Laws - Monopoly Charge INDICTMENTS 1906 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130539099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Aug. 27, 1906  * Standard Oil Company indicted * Antitrust law - monopoly The front page has a two column heading: "STANDARD OIL INDICTED ON MANY COUNTS" See image for brief text. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, 2 small library stamps within masthead, some small binding holes and a small archival mend along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:49

$38.00
187925

Rare 1716 POST BOY Newspaper LONDON England 18th Century w/ Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458005663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London, June 19, 1716  * Rare title w/ nice masthead One of the nicer mastheads of the 18th century as it features two handsome engravings (see). Various news reports from Europe. The back page is mostly filled with advertisements and notices. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, measures 8 1/4 by 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:49

$37.00
187924

SELMA to MONTGOMERY AL Alabama w/ MLK King MARCH Ends Success 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458004913

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., March 25, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama * Civil Rights march finally ends in success * Martin Luther King Jr. among the marchers The front page has a three column heading: "Civil Rights Demonstrators Mass in Enthusiastic Rally" (see) First report coverage on the 3rd and final march that finally ended in success at Montgomery, Alabama. Complete in 12 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:47

$72.00
187923

1910 JACK JOHNSON vs. James J. Jeffries Heavyweight BOXING Title 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458004768

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 5, 1910 * Jack Johnson vs. James J. Jeffries * Heavyweight boxing championship bout * Boxing's first "Fight of the Century" The top of the front page has a two column headline: "JOHNSON, JUBILANT, IS ON WAY EAST; JEFFRIES IS BROKEN HEARTED MAN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:47

$88.00
187922

Aviator CHARLES ROLLS Early Aviation Airplane Flight KILLED 1910 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130537042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 12, 1910 * Aviator Charles Rolls killed * Early airplane aviation flight The top of the front page has a two column headline: "CAPT. ROLLS, NOTED ENGLISH AVIATOR, IS INSTANTLY KILLED" with subheads and photo. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Charles Stewart Rolls (27 August 1877 – 12 July 1910) was a Welsh motoring and aviation pioneer. With Henry Royce, he co-founded the Rolls-Royce car manufacturing firm. He w... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:46

$48.00
187921

Oscar AIRSHIP ERBSLOH German Zeppelin Dirigible Explosion Disaster1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130536926

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 13, 1910 * German airship Erbsloh disaster * Aviation pioneer Oscar Erbsloh The front page has a banner headline: "BIG DIRIGIBLE BALLOON EXPLODES AND FIVE GERMAN AERONAUTS FALL 100 FEET TO DEATH" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:46

$40.00
187920

Betty BLANCE SCOTT 1st Woman Aviator Transcontinental AUTOMOBILE 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458004316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, August 5, 1910 * Blanche "Betty" Stuart Scott * Automobile journey across U.S. The top of page 8 has a two column headline: "FAMOUS WOMAN AUTOIST ARRIVES IN SAN DIEGO IN HER OVERLAND CAR TODAY" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Blanche Stuart Scott (April 8, 1884 – January 12, 1970), also known as Betty Scott, was possibly the first American woman aviator. In 1910 Scott became the second woman, after A... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:46

$40.00
187918

CHRISTY MATTY MATHEWSON New York Giants Baseball Pitcher PRAISE 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130536246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, August 20, 1910 * MLB pitcher Christy "Matty" Mathewson * New York Giants baseball star celebrated Page 6 has a one column heading: "Mathewson Is One Of Best Athletes Now In The Game" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:44

$38.00
187917

GREAT FIRE OF 1910 Northwest Forest Wildfire Blowup Disaster 1910 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458003063

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, August 22, 1910 * Great Fire of 1910 - Big Blowup * Big Burn - Devil's Broom fire * Northwest wildfire disaster The front page has a nice banner headline in bold lettering: "100 PEOPLE BURNED" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, archival mend affects mentioned report (see), generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:44

$40.00
187916

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1730 London Gazette 291 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458002881

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 31, 1730 * 18th Century original * Over 291 years old This newspaper is 291 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Complete as a single sheet, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:44

$32.00
187915

DR. HAWLEY HARVEY CRIPPEN Wireless Telegraphy Wife MURDER Case 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130534763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 16, 1910 * Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen - wife's murder case * 1st ever suspect to be captured w/ wireless telegraphy * Victim Belle Elmore - Cora Henrietta Crippen The top of the front page has a two photo pictorial with headline: "ENGLISH SCIENTIST DECLARES WIFE OF DR. CRIPPEN POISONED" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:42

$38.00
187914

WILLIAM JAY GAYNOR New York City Mayor Assassination ATTEMPT 1910 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130534564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, August 9, 1910 * William Jay Gaynor assassination attempt * Mayor of the City of New York City * SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse ocean liner The front page has a nice banner headline: "MAYOR WM. J. GAYNOR, OF NEW YORK CITY, IS SHOT AND DANGEROUSLY WOUNDED BY DISCHARGED DOCK HAND" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, archival mend affects mentioned report (see), generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:42

$40.00
187913

TONG WAR Four Brothers & On Leongs re. BOW KUM Slave Girl Murder 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130533917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 2, 1910 * New York City Tong War * re. Bow Kum slave girl murder * On Leong Chinese - Four Brothers The front page has a three column pictorial headed: "Tong War in Chinatown, New York, Result of the Murder of Slave Girl" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 12 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, (see), generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:40

$40.00
187912

SAM BASS Old West Outlaw Union Pacific Big Springs TRAIN ROBBERY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130533637

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1877  * Union Pacific Big Springs robbery * Old West outlaw - train robber Sam Bass The front page has over a full column taken up with reports of the Big Springs train robbery of the Union Pacific Railroad, with heads including: "Daring Detectives" "How the Western Train Robbers Were Hunted Down" "The Leader Identified in Spite of His Mask" "A Visit to the Camp of the Sleeping Bandits". This was the robbery that helped make famed outlaw Sam Bass infamous. There is mention of Sam Bass by name, but the focus of the article is the tracking and eventual killed of his outlaw companions Joel Collins and Bill Heffridge. Eight pages some older library repairs near the top, and a narrow add... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:39

$75.00
187910

Rare JONATHAN SWIFT as Editor of Early 18th Century THE EXAMINER 1713 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458000795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EXAMINER, London, July 24, 1713  * Rare 18th century publication This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), It promoted a Tory perspective on British politics, at a time when Queen Anne had replaced Whig ministers with Tories. Complete as a single sheet newspaper as was typical of the day, 7 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:39

$56.00
187909

JAMES K. POLK Death - Colt Pistol & Runaway Slave Advertisements 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458000495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1849  * James K. Polk death * Colt pistol advertisement * Runaway slave ad Page 3 has much on the death of ex-President James Polk. Page 4 has a small ad for Colt's Improved Repeating Pistol. Also on page 4 is a $150 reward ad for a runaway black man from Luray, Virginia. As was typical of newspapers through this period, each column has black bold lines called "mourning rules" in honor of the death of the President. Complete in 6 pages, reattached at the left spine, only minor foxing and edge tears - quite nice. The right-top margin includes the subscriber's name.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:38

$45.00
187908

MARILYN MONROE & Joe DiMaggio WEDS Marries Wedding w/ Photo 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130533005

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Feb. 3, 1954  * Marilyn Monroe * Joe DiMaggio * Get married (1st report) This famous sporting publication is loaded with news and photos in the world of sports of the day. Page 11 has a banner heading: "Cupid Tags Many Players and Actresses" with subheads and photos of some of the more famous marriages between sport's figures and the Hollywood elite. Included is the recent marriage of Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe. Nice to have in a sporting publication. Complete in 40 pages, tabloid-size, an old tape stain to the front page otherwise in good condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:38

$52.00
187907

Best JOHN LENNON The Beatles Music Legend DEATH 1980 Liverpool England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130532863

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980  * John Lennon death * Beatles front man * Best title to be had ? Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper. To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F.K. Here is an unusual opportunity for the report of his death in a Liverpool newspaper with the large headline: "JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD" plus 3 related front page photos. Many more related reports & photos are found on the inside pages. This issue is complete in 14 pa... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:37

$125.00
187902

SS CALIFORNIA SUNK German Submarine Torpedo Attack 1917 World War I Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130531507

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Feb. 8, 1917  * SS California sunk * German submarine attack * World War I tensions rise The top of the front page has a report of the torpedoing of the British liner California: "LINER SUNK WITHOUT WARNING" "California Torpedoed Off Irish Coast" "WOMEN & CHILDREN ARE MISSING" "No Americans Killed" "Vessel Was a British Ship" "Submarine Did Not Even Hail" and more. This liner was just 38 miles from the Irish coast on its New York to Glasgow run when a German submarine torpedoed it with a loss of 41 lives. Complete in 18 pages, tiny binding holes at the blank spine, light toning, generally good.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:35

$48.00
187901

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373457998571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 9, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The first column heads include: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "The Prisoner Applies for Spiritual Advisers" "More Shocking Barbarities" "Complicity of the Richmond Authorities" "Documentary Evidence". Andersonville prison camp was commanded by Captain Henry Wirz, who was tried and executed after the war for war crimes. It was overcrowded to four times its capacity, with an inadequate water supply, inadequate food rations, and unsanitary conditions. Of the approximately 45,000 Union prisoners held at Camp Sumter during the war, nearly 13,000 died. The chief causes of death were scurvy, diarrhea, and dysentery. Eight pages, never b... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:35

$37.00
187900

THOMAS JEFFERSON United States Secretary of State Signed in Type 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373457998394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 8, 1792  * Thomas Jefferson before presidency Page 3 has a report headed: "The Secretary of State" which includes a letter signed by him in type: Tho. Jefferson. Other news of the day & a wealth of advertising. Four pages, some scattered foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:34

$42.00
187866

FRENCH BATTLESHIP LIBERTE Toulon France Harbor EXPLOSION Disaster 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393128111329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 25, 1911 * French battleship Liberte explosion * Toulon, France Harbor disaster The front page has a great banner headline in large lettering: "500 ARE KILLED" with: "Great Disaster Befalls French Navy In Toulon Harbor" and subheads. Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 12 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:34

$44.00
187865

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Enters National Stage w/ Bus Boycott GUILTY1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393128110263

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY WORKER, New York, March 26, 1956  * Martin Luther King Jr. found guilty * Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott * Pushed into the national spotlight The top of the front page has: "Thousands Here Hail Convicted Alabama Leader" with the text beginning: "Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader of the historic anti-segregation bus boycott in the Montgomery, Ala., struggle, was hailed yesterday by an overflow turnout of 3,5000 persons at the Concord Baptist Church...Rev. King, the first of 90 Negroes to be tried for violating a 1921 Alabama anti-labor, anti-boycott law, was found guilty Friday and fined $500..." with more. This is on the Montgomery bus boycott, a political and social protest campaign against the policy of r... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:33

$74.00
187864

Rare JOHN WITHERSPOON Declaration Signer & Aged Benjamin Franklin 1784 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393128108820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, June 29, 1784  Page 4 has a brief item noting: "The celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin was on 'Change to-day, and looks remarkably well for one of the age of 85; he appeared to be in high spirits." Page 3 mentions in part: "...arrived here [Edinburgh] the Rev. Dr. Witherspoon, late a member of the American Congress...several gentlemen gave an elegant entertainment to the Doctor at Fortune's...." with more on him. Rare to find period mention of John Witherspoon, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Also mention that: "The Americans are sick of the French & esteem the British the same as it the war had not happened. The French late the Americans...Americans look upon all the British... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:33

$54.00
187863

LOWRY'S GANG WAR Pembroke "Scuffletown" North Carolina Outlaws 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373455333876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1872  * Lowry's War - gang * Pembroke, North Carolina * Scuffletown Over half of the last column on page three is taken up with a stack of heads on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American Indian, White and African-American men waged a guerrilla war against the white establishment from 1864 to 1872. He and his gang attained a kind of mythic status. The one-column heads include: "THE SWAMP ANGELS" "Our Captured Correspondent with the Lowery Outlaws" "Story of His Adventures & Release" "A Trap to Captur... See More  

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$86.00
187862

FETTERMAN FIGHT Army Massacre Fort Phil Kearny Wyoming INDIANS 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393128107342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 27, 1866  * Fetterman Massacre * Fort Philip Kearney The bottom of the front page under: "Massacre At Fort Laramie" "Three Officers And Ninety Soldiers Surrounded And Butchered" is a rather brief & inconspicuous report on the Fetterman Fight, reading in full: "A terrible massacre occurred on the 22d, near Fort Phil. Kearny. Brevet Col. Fetterman, Capt. Brown, and Lieut. Gammond, of the Eighteenth Infantry, with 90 enlisted men of the Second Cavalry and Eighteenth Infantry, were surrounded by Indians, and every officer and man killed." This was one of the more deadly massacres of American soldiers during the Indian wars of the Old West. Eight pages, good condition.

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$53.00
187861

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393128107025

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, October 31, 1880  * Best Old West title to be had * Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed just under a year before the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. And this is a very early issue, being volume 1, number 96. The top of the front page features a large, illustrated stage coach ad. Among the front page column heads are: "Renegade Apaches Raiding on the Rio Grande" "The Presidential ... See More  

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$2,300.00
187860

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH 1715 Old Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373455333273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-MAN & THE HISTORICAL ACCOUNT, London, June 7, 1715  * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings A newspaper formatted much like the "Post-Boy" we've offered before, but a much more scarce title. Various news of the day with some advertisements on the back page. Complete as a single sheet issue, some foxing or staining near the masthead, 8 by 13 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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$81.00
187859

Rare GUNNISON Colorado Old Western Dry Goods Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373455333052

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GUNNISON ADVERTISER, Colorado, June, 1882  * Rare Old West publication * In-house publication for dry goods This is an interesting "newspaper", actually more an advertising piece: "Published Semi-Occasionally by S. E. Dawson & Co., Dealers in Dry Goods, Millinery, Notions..." as noted at the top of page 2. The content is almost entirely taken up with advertisements for this store. It is noted as "Vol. 1 No. 4" issue, although it was "Established 1880", so it was obviously published semi-occasionally. Four pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, some staining, generally nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:31

$46.00
187857

PROHIBITION 18th Eighteenth Amendment to be Repealed ? Drys Wets 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373455332045

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 27, 1930  * Prohibition - 18th Eighteenth Amendment * Wets vs. Drys in Washington D.C. * Beginning of the end ? The front page has a two column head: "DRY LAW REPEAL URGED ATTERBURY AND OTHERS BEFORE HOUSE COMMITTEE" with subheads. Was this the beginning of the fight to repeal Prohibition? Lengthy text continues on page 4. Complete in 48 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings.

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:31

$38.00
187856

Best CASEY STENGEL Becomes Brooklyn Dodgers Baseball Manager 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373455331481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 24, 1934  * King Leopold III coronation * Casey Stengel takes over * Brooklyn Dodgers manager * MLB baseball The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Leopold Ascends Belgian Throne; Pledge to Serve Nation Cheered" with subhead. The report continues on page 3 with photos. The sport's section (page 9) has one column headings that include: "STENGEL IS SIGNED AS DODGERS' PILOT" "Successor to Carey Receives a Two-Year Contract--Salary Not Revealed" and more, with a one column photo of Stengel. Complete in 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Great condition.

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:30

$48.00
187855

NOLAN ROYAN Texas Rangers MLB Baseball Pitcher 300th Victory 1990 USA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373455329918

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, August 1, 1990  * MLB baseball pitcher Nolan Ryan * Texas Rangers - 300th victory The front page of the Sports Section tells of Nolan Ryan achieving his 300th victory, with a photo of him. At the time he was only the 20th Major League Baseball pitcher to ever do so. Complete in 4 sections, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:30

$48.00
187854

Rare DAVENPORT IA Civil War Era Jefferson Davis False Death Rpt. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373455329443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, Sept. 4, 1861   * Uncommon Civil War publication * False report on Jefferson Davis' death The front page has: "The War News" "Reported Death of Jeff. Davis" with the report noting: "A dispatch has been received to-day from Richmond via Louisville, announcing THE DEATH OF JEFF. DAVIS. This accounts for the display of flags at half-mast from the rebel ramparts to-day, Monday." Other war-related reports. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:29

$29.00
187853

Best PAUL NEWMAN Hollywood Movie Film Actor DEATH 2008 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373454677834

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 28, 2008 * Paul Newman death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actor * Best title to be had ? The front page has a heading: "A leading man of film and philanthropy" with 2 related photos. Lengthy first report coverage continues on pages 20-23 with eight more photos. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry as well as the city from where he died. The complete first section only with pages 1-36, nice condition.

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Ends March 09, 2021 15:32

$78.00
187851

Rare 1720 POST BOY London England OLD Newspaper w/ Masthead Engravings PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393127418656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 29, 1720  * Nice masthead engravings One of my favorite 18th century newspapers with the two nice engravings in the masthead, plus the very decorative first letter in the text (see). Various European reports. Single sheet, about 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches, good, displayable condition.

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Ends March 09, 2021 15:31

$38.00
187850

Very 1st NCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL Championship Oregon Ducks 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393127417554

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORT'S SECTION ONLY of the San Francisco Chronicle, March 28, 1939 * Very first "March Madness" NCAA basketball championship in 1939 The front page of this section has 1st report coverage on the final game of the very first NCAA basketball championship ever held, with heading: "WEBFEET CRUSH OHIO!" with caption: "Oregon Wins College Hoop Crown" and subhead. (see) With present-day interest in the NCAA tournament culminating in a highly hyped "March Madness" tournament which dominates the sports world for weeks, it is interesting to note the very modest beginning of this famed tournament. A rare opportunity for a newspaper account of the very first NCAA basketball championship. Complete sport's section only with 6 pages... See More  

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Ends March 09, 2021 15:30

$72.00
187849

Year Prior UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention 1786 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393127417097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 15, 1786 * United States Constitution not yet created An issue from the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the Constitution & the new federal government. Various news reports of the day. The back page has an illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufactory" which shows the iconic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period. Four pages, light dirtiness to the top half of the front page, nice condition.

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Ends March 09, 2021 15:30

$38.00
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