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187036

BATHYSPHERE William Beebe & Otis Barton Deep-Sea Submersible Dive 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426333210

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 12, 1934 * Bathysphere deep-sea submersible * Otis Barton & William Beebe record dive * New York Zoological Society The front page has a one column heading: "DR. BEEBE DESCENDS 2,510 FEET IN OCEAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with 2 related photos. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On August 11, 1934, Beebe and Barton made a descent of 2,510 feet, setting a new world record. Beebe used this dive as an opportunity to test the predictions made by quantum mechanics that different colors of light would behave differently due to their varying wavelengths. Beebe carried a painte... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 15:16

$40.00
187019

Captain Joshua Huddy & Charles ASGILL AFFAIR Revolutionary War 1782 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426076018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 16, 1782  * American Revolutionary War Page 3 has a nice accounting of the controversial hanging of American patriot Capt. Huddy and the resulting Asgill Affair including: "...Capt. Lippencot (the executioner of Capt. Huddy) was under trial of a court martial...that he would be condemned & punished; for it has been proved that he deliberately, & without any order, took the unfortunate sufferer, Capt. Huddy...and carried him to the Jersey shore saying he was there to be exchanged, instead of which he was hanged upon the first tree they reached..." with more on this, and then: "...Although the situation of Mr. Asgill is not a pleasant one, there is every reason to suppose it not dangerous... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:52

$88.00
187018

Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS in America vs. Loyalists 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426075185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 6, 1783 * Closing events of the Revolutionary War The ftpg. has a letter from Philadelphia noting in part: "The arts of factious demagogues have hitherto prevented a calm consideration of those articles of the treaty that respect the Loyalists...certain obnoxious characters that it is imagined will not he permitted to return." Page 7 has: "American News - State of North Carolina" deals with several items relating to the war, including: "...We scorn to triumph over enemies we have defeated...we are satisfied they never can make good subjects of these States on account of their early prejudices against our government, their bigoted attachment to Great Britain, and the mortification the... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:51

$40.00
187017

Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL George Washington Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093430206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 14, 1775  * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia.  When it comes to the military events of the Revolutionary War, I'm not sure the content gets too much better. Page 3 has an excellent and detailed account of the Battle of Bunker Hill. Headed with: "Copy of a letter from Mr. Isaac Lathorp, one of the Provincial Congress at Watertown", his letter is datelined "June 22, 177... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:50

$13,790.00
187016

JACOBITE REBELLION Rising British Rebels ENDING 1746 Edinburgh UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093429963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 7, 1746  Page 2 has a lengthy account concerning the "...trial of the rebel prisoners..." involved in the Jacobite Rebellion, which includes a lengthy list of the men. Also a nice account of the escape of several of the leaders of the Jacobite Rebellion: "...four gentlemen landed from the French ships and inquired for any one of the Rebel Chiefs; that Barisdale and his son were accordingly brought to the..." plus mention of others, and then--significantly--The Pretender came on the 19th in a bad state of health, drest in a short coat of black freeze...the ship sailed on the 2oth; They did not land any force or commit any hostilities. The gentlemen and commons were seen frequently to ... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:49

$57.00
187015

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams Act of Congress re. Shipping Signed 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093429809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 12, 1789  All of pages 1, 2, most of pg. 3, & all of pg. 4 are taken up with an extremely lengthy Act of Congress: "...to Regulate the Collection of the Duties Imposed by Law on the Tonnage of Ships..." which is signed in script type by the President at its conclusion at the bottom of the back page: George Washington, and in block type by the Vice President: John Adams. Save for two ads on pg. 3 the entire four pages of this issues are taken up with the text of this Act of Congress (unusual). Nice to have the President's signature in type from the early months of his first administration. Four pages, close-trimmed at the bottom affects the last line on page 1 and 4, and the left si... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:49

$110.00
187014

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093429647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, July 1, 1779    * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This is the volume 1, #16 issue. The front page has a report about the precarious situation of the American currency. Also a letter from Phila. which: "...confirms the account of the defeat of the British troops near Charlestown [Charleston], South Carolina..." with a bit more. Page 2 has a brief bit about the celebration over the defeat of the enemy at Charleston. Also an item from Pot au Prince noting: "The French are making great captures & daily bringing them t... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:48

$380.00
187013

BATTLE OF QUEBEC Benedict Arnold Wounded Revolutionary War 1776 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426073324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Oct. 19, 1776  * Battle of Quebec w/ Benedict Arnold * American Revolutionary War This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Page 2 has a letter from "A soldier" mentioning: "As the public have, no doubt, received many contradictory accounts relative to the unfortunate attempt against Quebec on the 31st December last...I have sent you for publication the following sketch of that morning's transaction..." with more. And what follows is a lengthy & detailed account of Benedict Arnold's failed attempt to capture the city of Quebec taking over a full column, in... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:47

$655.00
187012

George Ellery HALE TELESCOPE Palomar Observatory DEDICATION 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426073234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1948 * Hale Telescope dedication * Astronomer George Ellery Hale * Palomar Observatory * San Diego County, California The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Largest Telescope Dedicated To Man's Service at Palomar" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:47

$45.00
187011

MICHAEL JORDAN 1st Player in NBA History 50+ Points Playoff Games 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426073072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, Thursday, May 2, 1988 * Michael Jordan makes NBA history * Chicago Bulls NBA basketball - playoffs * 1st player to score 50+ points in consecutive games Near the bottom of the front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "Jordan's 55 lifts Bulls to 2-0 lead" with photo of Jordan. (see) Complete with all sections (38 pages), very nice condition.   NBA.com: This Date in NBA History (May 1, 1988): Michael Jordan becomes first player in NBA Playoff history to record consecutive 50-point games.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:46

$78.00
187010

339 Years Old Very Early RARE 1679 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093428873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Dec. 15, 1682  * From the 17th century * Rare variant publication An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Courant: Or, The Jesuits Memoirs". Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:46

$59.00
187009

INDIANS ON THE WARPATH Native Americans on the Great Plains 1874 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426072863

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 25, 1874 * Sioux Indians & more - Native Amercians * Generals Sherman, Sheridan and Custer Page 6 has a lengthy article on the current situation in the Great Plains that takes over 2 1/2 columns with headings: "THE RED BARBARIANS" "Fresh Cruelties and Outrages by Our Pampered Outlaws" "Horrors of Human Torture and Butchery" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:45

$40.00
187008

WHITE RIVER EXPEDITION Arkansas Mississippi Flotilla Civil War MAP1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426072782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 26, 1863  * Battles in Arkansas The front page has a nice map titled: "THE WHITE RIVER EXPEDITION" showing the area around Memphis, Little Rock, Pine Bluff, etc. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE VICTORIES IN ARKANSAS" "Progress of the Mississippi Flotilla" "Capture of St. Charles, Duval's Bluff" " The Army of the Potomac" and more. The back page features a map: "OPERATIONS OF THE FRENCH IN MEXICO...Route ...to the City of Mexico---The Position of Puebla." with related column headlines & reports. This must have been a suburb edition as it is paginated 1, 4, 5, 8 totally 4 instead of 8 pages. Lacking are the advertising pages. Some lower margin wear, good condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:45

$32.00
187007

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Columbia South Carolina Southern 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093428155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 26, 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 has reports including: "Death of Capt. McNeil" "Remedies For Sherman" and more. Many ads including "Solomon Cohen, Dealer In Slaves" and a notice for: "Slave Labor". The back has a wealth of news including: "Career of Gen. E. S. Paine--Horrors of Subjugation" "Army Correspondence Savannah Republican - Press Details" "Signs of the Times" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue with wide, untrimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:45

$115.00
187006

Middle East CAMP DAVID ACCORDS Anwar Sadat & Menachem Begin SIGNS 1978 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426072223

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 18, 1978 * Camp David Accords signed * Anwar Sadat & Menachem Begin * Egypt & Israel - Jimmy Carter The front page has a nice banner headline: "'FRAMEWORK FOR PEACE; Begin, Sadat Pledge Treaty Within 3 Months" with subheads and related photo. (see) Complete 1st section only with 30 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:44

$88.00
187005

NELSON MANDELA FREED Prison Donald Trump files for DIVORCE Ivanka 1990 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093427907

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 13, 1990  * Nelson Mandela freed * South African president * Donald Trump files for divorce Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "'Overwhelmed' by Warm Reception, Mandela Says" with photo. Much more on page 8. Coverage on Nelson Mandela being released from prison after serving 27 years. Also at the bottom of the front page is a one column photo showing Donald Trump with Ivanka Trump and small heading: "Trump Wants Divorce" The top of page 4 has a three column heading: "Trump Will Seek Divorce; Wed 13 Years" (see) Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, great condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:44

$68.00
187004

BONUS ARMY World War I Veterans VETS Washington DC CONFLICT 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426071979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1932  * Bonus Army conflict * World War I veterans * Washington D.C. The top of the front page is a one column heading: "DRIVE BONUS PICKETS FROM WHITE HOUSE; POLICE ISOLATE AREA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with 3 related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:44

$39.00
187003

MS ST. LOUIS Ocean Liner JEWISH Refugees Escaping Germany JEWS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426071888

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1939.. * German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis * Jewish refugees are refused in Cuba * "Voyage of the Damned" - Jews The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "Jews On Roving Ship Win Right To Land In Cuba" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine. wikipedia notes: The MS St. Louis was a German ocean liner most notable for a single voyage in 1939, in which it... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:43

$42.00
187002

World War II GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON Welcome Home Boston PARADE 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093427524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York City, June 8, 1945 * General George S. Patton * Post World War II * INCOMPLETE ISSUE The front page has a photo showing Patton with his wife and heading: "The Boston Tea Party Was Dull....Compared to Patton's Return" Page 2 has a two column heading: "Bemedaled Patton Greeted by Boston" with photo. (see) Coverage on General George S. Patton's welcome home in America after World War II duty. He would go back to Germany shortly after this and be killed in a automobile accident. Incomplete issue containing 10 of the 44 pages, tabloid size.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:43

$38.00
187001

(5) WORLD WAR II New York City Daily News Headlines 1941-1945 WWII Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426071674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: (5) THE DAILY NEWS, New York  An interesting lot of five issues, each from the World War II years of 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, and 1945. One of the great features of the Daily News is the format, as most of each front page of this tabloid-size newspaper is taken up with a headline and/or photo relating to the war. Each issue has some inside pages removed but pages relating to the war were kept. Each is never bound, has minor foxing and minimal margin wear. Generally good condition. A fine opportunity for a displayable set of issues representing each of the war years.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:43

$34.00
187000

LEWIS CASS for President Political AD - Martin Van Buren Slavery 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426071475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Aug. 31, 1848 * Lewis Cass Political Ad * Slavery & Martin Van Buren The United States Presidential election of 1848 was the first election in which all states held their election on the same day. This also marked the 1st Tuesday of November as the fixed date for the national election. This issue in particular has, at the top of the first column on page 2, an illustrated ad supporting "Lewis  Cass for President and William O. Butler for Vice President" (see photo).  Various news of the day & a wealth of additional ads are found throughout. Complete in 4 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:42

$29.00
186999

TURN of the 18th Century 321 Yrs. Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426071345

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 16, 1700 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Turn of the 18th century This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this wo... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:42

$29.00
186998

MICHAEL JORDAN Olympics Gold Medal Basketball Pre-NBA Start Photo 1984 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426071264

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUN-TIMES, Chicago Aug. 8, 1984 * Michael Jordan shines w/ photo * U.S. men's Olympic basketball team * In a Chicago publication, rare as such The top of page 116 has a three column heading: "Situation is well in hand" with subhead and photo. (see) A nice article on Jordan prior to his pro debut. Text includes: "I don't think the pros realize how good he is..." "When the games are over, he will join the pro ranks as the top draft choice of the Bulls" and much more. This was the last amateur team to  win the gold medal. This was also the time between Jordan being drafted by the Bulls and the beginning of the NBA basketball season. I expect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to save it at... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:41

$125.00
186996

BLOODY BENDERS Kansas Serial Killers Old Man Caught ? John Kate 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093426676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 31, 1880 * Bloody Benders * Kansas serial killers The top of page 4 has one column headings: "THE BUTCHER BAGGED" "Old Man Bender Identified by a Former Friend" and more. See image for text here. Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:41

$33.00
186995

Early JAY COOKE Banking Financier of Civil War Advertisements 1866 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426070997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 4, 1866 * Jay Cooke & his banking house * Financier of the Civil War * Wall Street Panic of 1873 fame Page 6 of this newspaper contains an advertisement for the: "Banking House of Jay Cooke & Co." with a few more details (see). Other high profile financier ads as well. (see) The life of Jay Cooke and his considerable influence in banking & business in the last half of the 19th century can be read at this website. Complete in 8 pages, various news of the day with other ads as well, good condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:40

$29.00
186927

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman in Congress - U.S. Bank 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373419594175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 7, 1834 * Uncommon Davy Crockett report There is much text on: "Reports on the U. States Bank" taking nearly 7 pages. Over half a column is taken up with: "Col. Crockett" which begins: "The following is a sketch of the remarks of col. Crockett, a member of the house of representatives of the United States from Tennessee, delivered from the lower balcony of the City Hall, Boston, about two weeks ago. The colonel returned & took his seat last week..." with more. Also in this issue: "Law Against Gaming" in the state of Massachusetts; also: "The Coin Bill" which is: "A bill Regulating the Value of certain foreign silver coins within the United States", and "The Bonaparte Family and Fra... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:18

$46.00
186926

JEFFERSON CITY Becomes Missouri Capital & Rev. War Veterans $$$ 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085330642

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1822  * Jefferson City, Missouri becomes capital * American Revolutionary War veterans Inside has a report headed: "Mexico" which begins: "The direct news from Mexico...is that the whole kingdom has declared independence & sworn to maintain it...A provisional government is in operation & in the latter part of the month of December delegates to a general convention were appointed in all provinces to meet in Mexico to form a constitution..." with more. The front page has an article headed: "Thomas Jefferson" carrying over to page 2 where is a letter signed by him: Th. Jefferson, datelined from Monticello, Jan. 26, 1822. Includes a: "Law of the United States" is: "An act to... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:18

$36.00
186925

Charles LINDBERGH BABY Kidnapping Murder Bruno Hauptmann ARREST 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085329588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., September 21, 1934  * Bruno Hauptmann arrested  * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping The front page has a nice banner headline: "LINDBERGH CASE SOLVED BY ARREST AND FINDING OF MONEY, POLICE SAY" with subheads and small photo of Charles Jr. More on page 2. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:16

$49.00
186924

Terrific JFK President John F. Kennedy ASSASSINATION Headline 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373419592550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VICKSBURG EVENING POST, Mississippi, Nov. 22, 1963  * Terrific issue for display * JFK John F. Kennedy assassination * INCOMPLETE ISSUE One of the more dramatic front pages on the Kennedy assassination, particularly with an oddly worded headline: "KENNEDY DIES AFTER BLAST FROM SNIPER" with various related reports on the front page. Present are the outer leaves only, pages 1, 2, 15 & 16.  A few small archival mends at margins of inside pages only, very nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:15

$67.00
186923

Rare 1894 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373419592406

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUCK, New York, March 21, 1894  * Color political prints - cartoons 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: "That Settles It!" double-page centerfold: "Easter Boom." (2 staples at margins) back page: "Western 'Supremacy' In Danger." Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:15

$28.00
186922

Rare 1864 CONFEDERATE Newspaper w/ William T. Sherman's Georgia March to Sea


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085320957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864  * General William T. Sherman  * March to the sea - Georgia * In a rare Confederate title Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page has reports headed: "Legislative Proceedings" "Congressional" and smaller items: "The London Times on the Seizure of the Florida" "From Richmond" plus a full list of the "North Carolina Legislature--Session 1864". The back page has much on the war, with over 3 columns on: "From Georgia--Sherman's Movements--Preparation... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:14

$215.00
186921

Rare 1691 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE British Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085314871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, June 29, 1695 * Rare 17th century title A fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. This newspaper was done in question/answer format. Among the questions is one beginning: "A young gentleman of one and twenty, possessed of no fortune, marries an old woman near fifty, whom though a person of very ill fame for incontinence, ill nature & several other ill qualities...". This newspaper published at a time when there were no newspapers in all of the American colonies. A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides (typical for the period), 7 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:14

$45.00
186920

Rare 1894 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373419591063

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUCK, New York, June 20, 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: "An Unpromising Pair of Racers." double-page centerfold: "The Two Old Parties Have No Use For Her." (2 staples at fold) back page: "The Old Salt's Story." which is a series of 8 scenes. Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some browning at the margins, generally good.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:13

$27.00
186919

JOHN L. SULLIVAN vs. Tug Wilson $1,000 Heavyweight Boxing Contest 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085312244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 19, 1882 * John L. Sullivan * Heavyweight boxing Page 3 has one column headings: "Sick Sullivan" "He Suffers More Than His English opponent" "Wilson Challenges the Boston Boy to Fight for the Belt" (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1882, Wilson was recruited by American newspaper publisher Richard Kyle Fox, who had been impressed with tales of Wilson's scientific skills from overseas, to take on world heavyweight champion John L. Sullivan. Wilson accepted the invitation and arrived in Philadelphia on June 21, 1882. Fox was stunned to find that Wilson was by this time a middle-aged, overweight has-been. Sti... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:13

$30.00
186918

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373419590629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 18, 1863 * From the origin of the Civil War Printed within the dateline is: "Confederate States of America", found on just a few newspapers from the Confederacy. The front page has: "From Mississippi" "Latest Northern News--Movements of Banks' Forces" & more. Page 2 has: "Official Orders" which is a rousing call to arms from Beauregard, including: "...Carolinians and Georgians! the hour is at hand to prove your devotion to your country's cause! Let all able-bodied men from the seaboard to the mountains rush to arms!...To arms, fellow citizens! Come to share with us our dangers, our brilliant success, or our glorious death." signed in type: G. T. Beauregard. Four pages, nev... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:13

$94.00
186917

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Black Hills Gold Silver Expedition DAKOTA 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373419590454

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 31, 1874 * General George Armstrong Custer * Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition The top of page 10 has one column headings that include: "THE LAND OF GOLD" "Discovery of the Precious Metal in the Back Hills" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:12

$42.00
186916

CIVIL WAR Closing Events re. Lincoln's Assassination Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085310868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 23, 1865  * Closing events on the Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Page 2 includes: "The Nero Suffrage Question" "Southern Feeling Towards Davis" "The Treason Prisoners--How Jeff Appears" "Letter from a Devoted Rebel" "Spoils Taken at Augusta" "Trouble with the Negro Troops" "Trial of the Conspirators" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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$29.00
186915

KU KLUX KLAN Martial Law in South Carolina WAR 1871 Original Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 19, 1871 * Ku Klux Klan * South Carolina Page 3 has one column headings: "MARTIAL LAW" "A Voice From South Carolina" "the Situation Described" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the folds, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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$30.00
186914

WILLIAM V. NORTH CAROLINA Supreme Court Decision NEVADA DIVORCE 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373419588855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 22, 1942  * Nevada divorce becomes legal (1st report) * Williams v. North Carolina decision * United States Supreme Court The front page has a one column heading: "NEVADA DIVORCES VALID OVER NATION" with subheads. First report coverage on the decision of Williams v. North Carolina divorce case that made it legal to divorce in the state of Nevada from any state in the United States. Complete in 46 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high-quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Very nice condition.

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$40.00
186913

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085310014

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, July 21, 1862  * From the origin of the Civil War This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline (see). The front page includes: "From Richmond--Norther Reports of the Capture of  Murfreesboro--The Effect on the Stock Market in New  York "Union Meeting In New York" "Largest Northern News" "From Grenada, Miss.--Information of Curtis' Movements" "News From  Vicksburg--A Fight or Skeedaddle Expected--The Arkansas Getting Ready for Action" "Latest from Vicksburg" "Our Sick & Wounded Soldiers" "Charleston Battalion" "The Field" and a few other items. Page 2 has: 'Northern Intelligence" which has many subheads. Page 3 is taken up ... See More  

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$98.00
186912

1985 MICROSOFT EXCEL First Version MacIntosh Computers Newspaper ADVERTISEMENT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373419588101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, Nov. 25, 1985 * Microsoft Excel (first version) advertisement * For Macintosh computers Within section B is a nice double-page advertisement for the first version of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. A very early and rare ad as there was no reason to keep this issue as there was no historic event that happened on this date. (see) And I suspect since this is a national newspaper, it was probably one of the few publications to feature this ad. Complete with all sections (40 pages), nice condition. wikipedia notes: Microsoft originally marketed a spreadsheet program called Multiplan in 1982. Multiplan became very popular on CP/M systems, but on MS-DOS systems it lost popularity to Lotus 1-2-3. Microsoft rel... See More  

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$44.00
186911

Early & Rare 18th Century TRUE BRITON Singlesheet 1723 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085309519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TRUE BRITON, London, Sept. 16, 1723  * Early 18th century A quite uncommon single sheet newspaper which has comparatively large lettering in the masthead. Rather than present news reports, this newspaper  is almost entirely editorial with much on politics. The back page includes "Advertisements". Complete as a single sheet, partial red tax stamp to the back page, close cut along the left margin but no text loss, nice condition.

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$47.00
186860

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Gazette England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393082878895

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 13, 1778  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy The ftpg. has a letter form General W. Howe to Lord George Germain datelined from Phila., May 11, 1778. A few bits include: "...honour to inform your Lordship of Sir Henry Clinton's arrival here...Since the earliest return of Spring a succession of detachments from hence has ranged the country for many miles this city & in the province of Jersey...to relieve the peaceable inhabitants from the persecution of their oppressors..." and much more, carrying over to pg. 2 where it is signed in type: W. Howe. Howe was leaving America to return to England, Clinton being his replacement. Page 2 has a"Report" from John ... See More  

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$59.00
186859

(2) GEORGE WASHINGTON re. Algerian Pirates & American Ships Docs 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417683578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 23, 1796  * President George Washington Fully half of the front page, the two middle columns, are taken up with a lengthy treaty of peace and amity between the United States and Algeria, relating to the problems with the Algerian pirates capturing American ships. At the top is: "Treaty with the Dey of Algiers" with the George Washington script signature, and at its conclusion is a document noting its ratification, also with a George Washington script signature. A significant document in international relations from the early years of the new American republic. Four pages, damp staining mainly to the top quadrant, a small rubbing hole affects 2 words in the treaty.

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$92.00
186858

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417683191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 10, 1863  * Capital of the Confederacy The ftpg. includes: "From Fredericksburg" which begins: "The path to Heaven is not more straight & narrow than that of a correspondent from the seat of war...The indications of activity in the Yankee army still continue..." and much more. Also on the ftpg: "City Intelligence" "Additional From The North with subheads: "The Great Impending Battle at Vicksburg--The Strength of the two Armies--The Plan of Attack--The Chances of Success". Also: "Notes Of The War with subheads: "Discontent & Disaffection in the Federal Army in Louisiana--Movements of the Enemy About Vicksburg--The Defences of Savannah" and more. One of the subheads is: "General M... See More  

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186856

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Cedar Mountain 1862 Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417679084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, August 22, 1862  * Battle of Cedar Mountain (Slaughter) * A General Stonewall Jackson victory * From the origin of the Civil War start This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline & at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4. The ftpg. includes: "From Hardeeville, S.C.--A Gallant Dash on St. Helena Island--Capture of 36 Prisoners--A Yankee Lieut. Colonel Killed" "From Chattanooga, Tenn. -- Barhamsville, Tenn., In Possession of the Confederates--Capture of the Federal General Logan" "From Grenada, Miss--Northern News" "The Forts at Port Royal" "Benefits of the Blockade" & a few other smaller items. The best content would be the bkpg. r... See More  

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$92.00
186855

GANDHI Mohandas Mahatma SALT MARCH Satyagraha Ends in Dandi India 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417675620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, April 6, 1930  * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma)  * Salt march (salt satyagraha) ends  * Dandi, India  The front page has a one column heading: "Gandhi Defies Britain; Makes Salt in India" (see) Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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$48.00
186849

CAPTURE OF SAVANNAH Georgia by British General Archibald Campbell 1779 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393082840131

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1779 * Capture of Savannah, Georgia * British General Archibald Campbell The highlight would be the historic letter from Lt. Colonel Campbell to Lord George Germaine dated from Savannah, January 16, 1779. The letter provides much details on battle events in that theater of the war and includes this capture of Savannah from General Robert Howe on December 29. Both plates called for are present, one of the rather infamous Serbian bandit "Socivizca". Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 1/4 inches, very nice, clean condition. Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a much more scarce title. The title/contents page features a great engraving of the skyline of London.

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$58.00
186848

Rare Obscure 18th Century Religious New York 1795 THEOLOGICAL MAGAZINE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417652175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE THEOLOGICAL MAGAZINE, New York, September & October, 1795  A religious magazine which published bi-monthly, each issue dated for two months. It begin in July, 1795, and lasted only thru February, 1799, the latter issues being quarterly. An obscure title from the 18th century. Eighty pages, disbound without a full title/contents pages,  4 3/4 by 8 inches, minor foxing, nice condition. A copy of the title page is included to verify city of publication, and this being a volume one issue.

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$37.00
186847

Prelude to REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tensions at Boston Captain James Cook 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393082838490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE, London, April, 1774  * Prelude to the Revolutionary War Formatted much like the 'Gentleman's Magazine" but a much less common title. In "Debates in the Political Club' is mention that: "Lord North said, that the test of the Bostonians will not be the indemnification of the East-India company alone, it will remain in the breast of the king not to restore the port until peace & obedience shall be observed in the port of Boston...". There are several pages on: "Captain Cook's Voyage" around the world. Near the back are several notable American reports, a few bits including: "A great quantity of tents & camp equipment are ordered to be embarked for North America. The report continues to g... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 15:00

$63.00
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