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187345

1908 BROOKSHIRE Waller County TX TEXAS Negro Lynching Hanging 1908 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373436581579

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 14, 1908 * Brookshire. Waller County, Texas * Negro lynching - hanging * Daniel (Dave) Newton The front page has a one column heading: "Accused Negro Murderer Lynched" (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, ... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 10:08

$34.99
187344

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


eBay Auction Item # 393105204787

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 24, 1931 * USS Akron (ZRS-4) very 1st test flight * United States Navy rigid airship The front page has a nice banner headline: "GIANT U.S. WAR DIRIGIBLE PROVES AIR QUEEN" with subheads and photo of the airship flying over Akron, Ohio. Nice for display. First report coverage on the very 1st test flight of the USS Akron, a helium-filled rigid airship of the U.S. Navy. Complete with 26 pages, light toning at the margins, Small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice

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Ends January 29, 2021 09:57

$39.99
187343

Rare SAG HARBOR Long Island New York - Past Whaling Town 1830 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393105195051

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, Dec. 4, 1830 * Rare high class community title * Pre Civil War era An early newspaper from Long Island with news of the day and a wealth of ads. Four pages, some light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 09:49

$34.99
187342

Rare SAG HARBOR Long Island New York - Past Whaling Town 1881 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373436563523

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAG HARBOR EXPRESS, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, July 28, 1881 * Rare high class community publication An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. Four pages, some tiny margin tears, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends January 29, 2021 09:46

$27.99
187341

MORMONS Mormonisn Life in Salt Lake City Utah & Brigham Young 1870 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393105191018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 1870 * Mormonism - Mormons * Life in Salt Lake City, Utah * Leader Brigham Young The top of page 11 has one column headings: "MORMONISM" "Politics, Religion And Amusements" and more. (see) Text takes up just over one full column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 29, 2021 09:43

$34.99
187340

1909 NATIONAL BALLOON RACE Indianspolis Motor Speeedway 1st Event 1909 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373436556759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 7, 1909 * 1909 National Balloon Race * Indianapolis Motor Speedway * Very 1st race held at the famous track The front page has a nice banner headline: "BALLOON RACERS ARE FIRED UPON" 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, small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. source: "The First Super Speedway": The first competition at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was a national championship gas filled balloon race organized by Speedway President Carl Fisher. Fisher and his co... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 09:33

$39.99
186756

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed re. Jay's Treaty 1795 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074648670

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1795 * George Washington letter * re. Jay's Treaty   Near the back are various news reports including a section headed: "America" which has a letter to the Select Men of Boston signed in type by the President: George Washington, relating to the Jay Treaty. This is followed by a letter from the merchants & traders of Philadelphia to the President, also relating to the Jay Treaty and which is responded to by the President with his signature: G. Washington. Among the articles as noted in the table of contents are: "A Difficulty in the Natural History of Man" "Description of Eckington Church, county Derby" "Extraordinary Instance of Extreme Thirst" "A New University at Halifax, No... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:43

$37.00
186755

BRITISH JEW BILL Rare Charleston SC South Carolina Engraving 1753 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410151265

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1753  * Early Charleston SC church print * The British Jew Bill - Judaica This issue contains a great full page print of: "St. Philip's Church in Charles Town, South Carolina" with just a small bit of text on it on the facing page reading: "The church is esteemed one of the most regular & complete structures of the kind in America. The design was sent us from Charles-Town [Charleston] where it has a very advantageous situation at the upper end of a broad extensive street.". Quite rare to find prints of American architecture in this magazine. Another feature article in this issue is: "The Bill Permitting the Jews to be Naturalized by Parliament..." which was a signifi... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:43

$240.00
186753

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410150305

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 11, 1830  * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address The prime feature would be the complete printing of the very lengthy: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President, a tradition which began with Washington and continues to this day. This very detailed & wordy address takes over 9 pages and is signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Other items within this issue include: "Georgia & the Indians" "Mr. Madison's Pamphlet" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...co... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:42

$29.00
186752

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON England Old 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074648008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOWN & C0UNTRY MAGAZINE, London, August, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Inside has nearly 5 pages taken up with a continued detailed account of the Revolutionary War headed: "The Rise and Progress of the Present Unhappy War in America". Some fine war reporting with the focus turning on the events in the South. Further on is a report noting in part: "We hear from Charles-Town [Charleston] that Col. Hamilton...had penetrated into North Carolina..." with further detail. Also several reports headed: "America" which ends with: "...in the Mass. Colony, which is the most powerful in North America, the people are in general still strongly attached to Congress, or rather to what they stile ... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:41

$57.00
186751

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Early Congress Mention 1829 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074647843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 8, 1827  * Very early Davy Crockett mention Page 7 has an updated list of the members of the House and Senate, which includes of David Crockett with acknowledgment of him being a new member. This is the earliest mention of him in a nationally distributed newspaper we have seen to-date. Also within are several pages containing the full text of President John Quincy Adam's state-of-the-union address, beginning: "A revolution of the seasons has nearly been completed since the representatives of the people and States of this Union were last assembled at this place to deliberate and to act upon the common important interests of their constituents...". It is signed in type: John Quincy... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:41

$55.00
187304

1908 NAP LAJOIE Cleveland Indians PHOTO Baseball Pennant Races 1908 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393105122705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 29, 1908 * 1908 MLB Baseball close pennant races * Photo of Nap Lajoie - Cleveland Indians (Naps) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "SECOND PLACE HOLDERS CROWDING THE LEADERS" with subheads and a photo of Nap Lajoie. (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, small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:30

$34.99
187303

1909 Buffington PA Pennsylvania Coal Mine EXPLOSION Disaster 1909 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373436491535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 23, 1909 * Coal mine - mining explosion disaster * Wehrum, Buffington Township * Indiana County, Pennsylvania The top of the front page has a three column headline: "DEATH LIST IN MINE HORROR EXPECTED TO REACH SEVENTY-FIVE" 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, small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:21

$34.99
187301

ANN ELIZA Leaves Brigham YOUNG re. Polygamy Divorce Case MORMONS 1873 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393105107643

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 13, 1873 * Ann Eliza Young * Brigham Young divorce * Mormons - polygamy Page 5 has one column headings that include: "UTOPIAN UTAH!" "A Woman's Jealousy" "Polygamy Not Embarrassed by the Course of Ann Eliza Webb-Young" "The Divorced Wife Of A Plasterer" and more. (see)Text takes up over 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:11

$57.99
187300

SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE California Disaster w/ Fire Destruction 1906 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373436482609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK JOURNAL, April 19, 1906 * 1906 San Francisco earthquake * FRONT LEAF ONLY **** The front page has a dramatic headline in large lettering announcing: "San Francisco Fights For Its Life FIRE STILL RAGING" with text. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), margin wear (more so along left side) with small tape mend along the bottom margin, very minor text loss, nice for display as such. Must be handled with care.

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:03

$49.99
187299

18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Jay Treaty Reports 1795 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373436479656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 12, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, over half of the front page is taken up with continued discussion headed: "Features on Mr. Jay's Treaty" with England, a very controversial document which was ultimately signed by President Washington in August. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:59

$46.99
187298

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393105091070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Sept. 24, 1795  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America * Runaway slaves advertisement If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. The back page has and ad for: "Thirty Dollars Reward" re. 3 Negro men. (see) Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, several illustrated advertisements, period stray writing above the masthead, generally nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:54

$39.99
187297

OFFICIAL PEARL HARBOR ATTACK Investigation Probe Report Released 1945 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393105083527

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Pearl Harbor report section only, August 30, 1945 * Official Pearl Harbor attack report * President Harry S. Truman releases On August 29, 1945, with America’s enemies vanquished, President Harry S. Truman released the results of secret Army and Navy investigations into the Dec. 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that took the lives of more than 2,400 Americans, sunk or damaged 21 ships in the U.S. Pacific fleet and brought the United States into World War II. The reports found top commanders in Washington – particularly former secretary of state Cordell Hull and Gen. George Marshall, the Army chief of staff — largely responsible for the lack of preparedness at Pearl Harbor. This section was p... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:46

$49.99
186741

FREDERICK STUART CHURCH Thanksgiving Bears Illustration Print 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074579233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 27, 1886  * Artist Frederick Stuart Church * Thanksgiving bears illustration Nice full ftpg. illus. of: "Chester Alan Arthur" with text inside. Doublepg. centerfold: "The Return of the Native". A half page print shows two views of: "The New Statue of Washington for Philadelphia". A near full page print by Thomas Nast: "What the Colored Race Have To Be Thankful For". But certainly the most notable & desired print is the doublepage centerfold in the "Supplement" attached which has: "Preparing For A Thanksgiving Dinner--Drawn by F. S. Church", the print showing the 4 bears, as was a common theme of this famed artist. This Supplement issue is rarely found due to the desirability of this pri... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:18

$88.00
186740

General GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Historic Farewell Address to His Army 1784 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074578694

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVRTISER, Scotland, Jan. 6, 1784  * General George Washington * Farewell address to his Army Certainly the most notable & historic content is the full text printing of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States", a very historic & notable document datelined: "Rocky Hill, near Princetown, Nov. 2, 1783." It takes portions of both pages 2 and 3. It reads in part: "...A contemplation of the compleat attainment (at a period earlier than could have been expected) of the object for which we contended, against so formidable a power, cannot but inspire us with astonishment and gratitude--The disadvantageous circumstances on our part, under which the war was undertaken, can never b... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:18

$670.00
186739

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074578430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 7, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews - Judaism Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly although predating it by four years, with the masthead featuring a nice engraving of the New York skyline at the time. P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication. Various illustrations within including a small one of the: "Exterior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." and a related article: "Synagogue of the Jews". This "Rodolph Sholom" synagogue was located on Clinton between Houston and Stanton Streets in lower Manhattan but is now the congregation Chasam Sopher. Google.com notes: "This is the oldest building in Manhattan b... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:17

$70.00
186738

BATTLES OF SARATOGA John Burgoyne SURRENDERS 1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410090931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 8, 1777  * Battles of Saratoga - New York * General John Burgoyne surrenders Certainly the most  significant content is the page 2 report on the surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga, a very much-needed victory for the American cause. Some of the reporting includes: "...arrived in town express...we are sorry to say that Government have received the melancholy accounts that General Burgoyne and his army have been obliged to surrender themselves prisoners of war. The particulars cannot as yet be exactly ascertained; by the substance of this disagreeable piece of intelligence, so far as we have been able to collect, is as follows..." and what follows are the details of this significant ... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:17

$350.00
186737

CURRIER AND IVES Baseball Game Post Civil War Hoboken NJ PRINT 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074578056

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 26, 1865  * Famous Currier and Ives baseball game print The top of page 4  has one of the better baseball prints of the era, showing the action at the famous game played at Hoboken on August 3, 1865 between the Atlantics of Brooklyn and the Mutuals of New York. The print, taking close to one-third of the page, is captioned: "Base Ball Match For The Championship Between The Atlantic Club Of Brooklyn And The Mutual Club of New York, At Hoboken, August 3--The Mutuals Catching Out Atlantics On A Foul Ball". There is also a report headed: "Base-Ball Match For The Championship". This game was the subject of a famous Currier and Ives print called "The American National Game". Also of... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:16

$183.00
186736

SECOND BATTLE OF THE MARNE v Germans Paris France World War I 1918 WWI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074577956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., July 17, 1918 * 2nd battle of the Marne begins * World War I - WWI The top of the front page has a four column headline: "GERMAN ATTACK HELD UP EVERYWHERE; Americans Gain By Powerful Counter-Attacks; Recapture Several Towns South Of MArne River" with subheads. (see) Complete in 14 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, small library label on the front page, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:16

$40.00
186735

ARTHUR BELL Village Voice Journalist LGBT Gay Rights Activist 1977 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410089265

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Oct. 31, 1977  * Journalist Arthur Bell * LGBT - gay rights activist Inside has an article by Arthur Bell,  a journalist and LGBT activist who first wrote for the Village Voice in 1969 on the Stonewall riots. After Variety Reporter Addison Verrill, a friend of Bell's, was killed in 1977, Bell wrote about the case in the Voice. In response he received a call from someone claiming to have been the killer, objecting to be called a "psychopath". Ultimately the killer was identified as Paul Bateson who was arrested and later convicted of murder. This article is one of a series of columns about a string of unsolved murders of gay men, which ultimately became the inspiration behind the William Fr... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:15

$65.00
186734

LIZZIE BORDEN Axe Hatchet Murders Fall River Massachusetts CASE 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410088431

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 9, 1892  * Lizzie Borden ax murders' investigation The front page has an article concerning the infamous Lizzie Borden murder case. Column heads: "Approaching A Crisis" "Action Soon to Be Taken in the Fall River Murder Case" with the focus of this article on Bridget Sullivan, the Borden family maid. Nice to have the Borden content in a newspaper close to Fall River. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:14

$57.00
186733

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410087980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 28, 1859  * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Preparing for Brown's execution Page 6 has a full column headed: "John Brown's Invasion" at Harper's Ferry. The report begins: "Cheering Prospects" I have the satisfaction of announcing the expected restoration of this place to a tolerable condition of decorum. Col. Davis has been done for. His reign is ended. His occupation's gone...". Among other subheads is: "Brown's Execution" noting it is scheduled for December 2. Also: "What Became of Their Bodies?". Plus a great wealth of information on the John Brown raid at Harper's Ferry, carrying over to another column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:13

$38.00
186731

Rare PHONETIC REFORM New Spelling Language Teachings 1850 Cincinnati Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393073782813

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WECLI FONETIC ADVOCET, Sinsinati, O., Octobur 5, 1850  * Rare publication [Weekly Phonetic Advocate, Cincinnati, Ohio]  This is one of the more curious newspapers of the 19th century. During this time there was a movement afoot to create a new mode of writing & spelling: to spell words as they sounded, phonetically. Obviously it never caught on, but it did result in this unusual newspaper which is almost entirely written phonetically. This newspaper lasted a bit over 3 years. The front page: "Explanation" begins: "The Spelling and Writing Reform consists in the introduction of a complete alphabet of 40 letters (which represents all the sounds of the English language.)..." with more, and adjacent to it is the: "English... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:09

$47.00
186730

Rare 1857 Pre-Civil War AUSTIN TX Texas Southwest Newspaper w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373409254547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: STATE GAZETTE, "Seat of Government", Austin, Texas, May 2, 1857  * Rare Southwest publication We rarely are able to offer newspapers from Texas from before the Civil War. This is one. Pages 1 and 2 have news reports of the day with the balance mostly taken up with ads. Included are three illustrated "Reward" ads for runaway Negroes, each with detail. Four pages, large folio size, slightly irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:09

$88.00
186729

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion San Francisco (#7) 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393073782442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, San Francisco, California, June 25, 1870  * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#7) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 7, published at San Francisco after reaching its western terminus & before returning to the East. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along th... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:08

$385.00
186728

Rare BETSEY DOYLE Fort Niagara Heated Shot Carrier Heroine War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393073782137

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 16, 1812  * Rare Betsy Doyle report * Fort Niagara heroine * War of 1812 Page 2 has: "Official Report To Brig. Gen. Smyth" signed by Geo. McFeeley commanding at Fort Niagara. This is a fine & very detailed account of the cannonading of Fort Niagara by the British, with the most notable portion being the report of the involvement of Betsy Doyle. Within McFeeley's report is: "...An instance of extraordinary bravery in a female (the wife of one Doyle, a private in the United States Artillery, made a prisoner at Queenston,) I cannot pass over. During the most tremendous cannonading I have ever seen, she attended the six-pounder on the mess-house with red hot shot, and showed fortitude equal to the Ma... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:08

$255.00
186727

Famous UNITE OR DIE Benjamin Franklin CARTOON Print 1774 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373409249483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 5, 1775  * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption.  The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, considered the very first political carto... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:02

$18,500.00
186725

MICHAEL JORDAN Becoming a NBA Superstar w/ Chicago Bulls PHOTO 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373409248718

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, Thursday, May 11, 1988 * Michael Jordan becoming a superstar * Chicago Bulls NBA basketball - playoffs The front page of the sport's section has a action photo showing Michael Jordan with heading: "Jordan's Star rises higher" Also a two column heading: "Chicago's equalizer in control" which is a nice report on Jordan's skills. Complete with all sections (40 pages), very nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:01

$48.00
187296

NIGHT STALKER Serial Killer Richard Ramirez ARRAIGNED 1985 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393104295283

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 4, 1985  * Richard Ramirez arraignment * The "Night Stalker" serial killer * Best title to be had ? The front page has a report on the "Night Stalker" murder case of Richard Ramirez, with a one column heading: "Stalker Suspect Arraigned; Also Charged in S.F." with related photo. He had just been captured 4 days prior. The article carries over to page 3 with 2 more related photos. (see hyperlink for much more on him). Great to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, the city which he terrorized for over a year. The complete first section only with pages 1-20, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 14:40

$69.99
187295

HENRI FARMAN Early Aviation Pioneer AIRPLANE Flight w/ Photos 1908 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373435693331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 1, 1908 * French aviator Henri Farman * Early powered aviation airplane The top of page 2 has a three column heading: "FARMAN'S AEROPLANE MAKES MOST SUCCESSFUL TRIP" with subheads and 2 related photos. (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, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2021 14:21

$57.99
187294

1908 LEANDER SHAW Pensacola Florida Negro Mob Lynching Hanging 1908 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393104225569

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 30, 1908 * Pensacola Negro lynching - hanging * Leander Shaw - mob violence The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MANY DEATHS AT A FLORIDA LYNCHING" 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 8 pages, two small, lightly inked library sta... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 13:36

$39.99
187293

JOHNNY HAYES 1908 Summer Olympics Men's Marathon Wins Gold Medal 1908 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373435635746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 24, 1908 * Johnny Hayes wins men's marathon * 1908 Summer Olympics - gold medal The front page has a nice banner headline: "AN AMERICAN WINS BIG MARATHON" 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, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2021 13:28

$37.99
187292

WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN Democrat Convention Presidential Nomination1908 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373435630721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 10, 1908 * William Jennings Bryan * Nomination for president * Democratic Party The front page has a nice banner headline: "Bryan and Kern Democratic Ticket" 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, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2021 13:16

$47.99
187291

ELK RIVER BRIDGE COLLAPSE Charleston WV West Virginia Disaster 1904 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393104195868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 15, 1904 * Elk river bridge collapse disaster * Charleston WV West Virginia The top of the front page has a three column headline: "CROWDED BRIDGE GOES INTO RIVER" 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 8 pages, two small, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2021 13:05

$34.99
187290

BING CROSBY American Singer & Actor Golden Age Radio DEATH 1977 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393104187773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York, Oct. 15, 1977  * Bing Crosby death * American singer & actor The bold headline announces: "BING CROSBY DIES AT 73" "Stricken After Golfing in Spain" with a photo of him. The news report is on page 3 with the centerfold having many photos of his life & movies (see). Tabloid-size, complete in 40 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 12:57

$39.99
187289

RMS TITANIC SINKING High Speed & Icebergs Warnings Investigations 1912 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373435615297

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 3, 1912 * RMS Titanic Sinking disaster * Investigations continue The top of the front page has a two column heading: "FIRE SWEEPS SIOUX CITY CAUSING $2,500,000 LOSS" 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 14 pages, two small, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2021 12:53

$39.99
187288

CHRISTMAS in Civil War Army Camp WINSLOW HOMER Print & More 1862 Harper's Weekly


eBay Auction Item # 393103967832

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862  * Winslow Homer Christmas print The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861". Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Coast from Savannah, Ga. to Beaufort, S.C."; nice doublepage centerfold is a large: "General Bird's-Eye View of Washington & Vicinity". Other prints include: "Green River Bridge, Kentucky" and two prints on: "Gen. Burnside's Expedition".  This issue also contains  "Charles Dickens' New Christmas Stories" taking nearly 5 pages. The back page has two cartoons, one a villainy rendition... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:51

$74.99
187287

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1881 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103966590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1881  * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The full front page is a great Santa Claus print by the famed artist Thomas Nast: "Caught!" showing Santa with a child's arms around him. Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus. The doublepage centerfold is also a nice Thomas Nast Christmas print captioned: "Christmas Fancies - 'Don't You Wish You Wore Stockings?'"  Other prints of various topics in this issue as well. Complete in 16 pages, good condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:49

$259.99
187286

SEVEN DAYS BATTLES Virginia General George B. McClellan Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373435394022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 5, 1862  * Seven Days' Battles * George. B. McClellan Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From General McClellan's Army" "Rebel Account of Monday's Fighting" "A Most Terrible Conflict" "The Rebel Loss Immense" "They are Finally Obliged to Retire" "Cheering Along the Whole Yankee Line" "The Rebels Acknowledge a Loss of 3,000 in One Division on Friday" "The Enemy Again Badly Beaten" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:45

$27.99
187285

FIRST BATTLE OF KERNSTOWN Winchester Virginia w/ MAPS 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103959051

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 30, 1862  * First Battle of Kernstown- Virginia * Winchester, Frederick County * Shenandoah Valley Campaign The front page features two Civil War maps, headed: "The Valley Of The Shenandoah--Scene of General Banks' and General Shields' Operations" and the other: "The Battle Field Near Winchester--Portion of the Hostile Armies at the Commencement of the Battle, March 23, 1862". The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with related Civil War reports. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:36

$47.99
187284

FORT WRIGHT Randolph Tennessee TN Bombardment Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103957370

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1862  * Fort Wright - Randolph, Tennessee Although the front page is mostly taken up with advertisements, the prime feature is certainly the nice Civil War map headed: "FORT WRIGHT ON THE MISSISSIPPI. Its Position & Strength--Important Section of the River--Commodore Foote's Attack." The ftpg. also has a column of news from Central and South America. There are some Civil War reports on inside pages. Twelve pages, small hole at the right margin, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:33

$39.99
187283

Rare CONFEDERATE Port City of Wilmington NC CIVIL WAR 1st Year 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103954508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 3, 1861 * Rare Confederate publication This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline. While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some war content as well as: "Tragic Affair" "Letters From Two Chaplains of N.C. Regiments" "The News" "Cavalry" "The Great Battle" "North Carolina Volunteers" "A Zouave's Opinion of Southern Fighting" and much more. Of special note is a great editorial headed: "The Great Battle" which begins: "With mingled feelings of joy & sorrow, with mingled smiles & tears, we read the accounts that have reached us of the first battle fought in the second War of Independence..." with much mor... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:27

$89.99
187282

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103952481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 24, 1863  * Capital of the Confederacy The front page includes: "The Northern Press & the Mediation Question" "The Radicals on the War" which has several subheads including: "Re-Union--The South Independent--the Army Conservative--The Proclamation A Failure" and more. Also on the front page: "Horrible death of Confederate Prisoners" "The Yankee Settlements on the South Carolina Coast--Yankee Cabins Looming Up--Appearance of Hilton Head & Beaufort--Drilling of the Negro Regiments" "Additional From the North" "From Cairo--Arrival of Confederate Prisoners" and much more. The back page has the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "It is difficult to decide whet... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:24

$59.99
187281

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia Civil War First 1st Year 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103951243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, September 5, 1861  * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital and consequently has much page 4 reporting of Acts from the Confederate Congress. The front page has 1 1/2 columns on: "The Election For President And Vice President - List of Commissioners" chosen for: "...superintending the election of Electors of President and Vice President of the Confederate States...". The ftpg. also has "What Texas Has Done the Past Year" and "The Atlantic Sea-Coast" the latter beginning: "Since the capture of Fort Hatteras by an immense Federal fleet, the subject of our coast defenses is beginning ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:22

$69.99
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Rare CONFEDERATE VA w/ Battle of Mill Springs Kentucky 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103925742

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 6, 1862  * Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky * In a Confederate publication The front page has a full columns of Acts from the Confederate Congress, plus various reports from Europe concerning the Civil War including: "An English Estimate of the Federal 'Victories' " "A Splendid Tribute to President Davis" 'Recognition of the Southern Confederacy". Also on the ftpg: "The Battle In Kentucky" "Full Account of the Battle" with many subheads, concerning the Battle of Mill Springs. This account has considerable detail with the article taking a full column & carries over to take one-third of a column on page 2. Page 2 has a lengthy editorial which goes to great lengths to ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 07:43

$74.99
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