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(5) Rare & Early 18th Century 1706-1734 Newspapers w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176749572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London  Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1706, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734. * Rare & early 18th century issues (5) * Nice masthead engravings (different) As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 with two engravings each, all differently slightly, and the last without any masthead engravings. Each issue is complete as a single sheet newspaper in nice condition. A great price for 5 different issues from the early 1700's.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:37

$111.00
184019

GEORGE WEYERHAEUSER Lumberman J.P. Tacoma WA KIDNAPPING Captures 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176734429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1935 * George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping * Tacoma, Washington (freed) * Suspects captured - Harmon Metz Waley The top of the front page has a two column headline: "COUPLE CAUGHT IN UTAH CONFESS THEY KIDNAPPED THE WEYERHAEUSER BOY" with subheads. (see) More on page 3 with two related photos. Lengthy text. First report coverage on the capture of George Weyerhaeuser's kidnappers, son of wealthy lumberman J.P. Weyerhaeuser in Tacoma, Washington. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:29

$40.00
184018

Nice ANNA MARIE HAHN Woman Serial Killer Electric Chair EXECUTION 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176733618

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 8, 1938 * Anna Marie Hahn execution (electric chair) * German-American Woman serial killer (poison) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Mumbling Prayer, Mrs. Hahn Dies in Ohio Electric Chair" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 10 with photo of Hahn. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:29

$56.00
184017

BONNIE AND CLYDE Outlaws Gang Pre Killed by Police TIPSTERS ? 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923126027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1934 * Billie Jean Parker & Floyd Hamilton * Bonnie and Clyde gang members arrested * The tipsters to law enforcement re. whereabouts ? Page 16 has an article with small headings: "2 Of Barrow Gang Held" "Woman and Man Relative of Bandit Accused of Texas Killings" (see) First report coverage on the arrest of Floyd Hamilton and Bonnie Parker's sister. Bonnie and Clyde where ambushed and killed just two days later. Could these two have been on ones who tipped law enforcement to the whereabouts of the infamous duo or was it just a coincidence. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertise... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:28

$52.00
184016

SEABISCUIT Brooklyn Invitational Stakes Win HORSE RACING w/ Photo 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176729660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 27, 1937 * Seabiscuit wins Brooklyn Handicap * Aqueduct Racetrack, Queens, New York * Thoroughbred racehorse racing * Artist - sculptor - mental patient * Veronica Gedeon - Easter murders The top of page 4 of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "SEA BISCUIT WINS AQUEDUCT STAKE IN PHOTO FINISH" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Brooklyn Handicap at the Aqueduct Racetrack. Complete with 70+  pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:27

$57.00
184015

SCYTHIANS Pazyryk Burials Siberia Russia Sergei Rudenko Discovery 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923125145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Dec. 12, 1947 * Scythians - Pazyryk burials discovery - Siberia * Russian archaeologist Sergei Rudenko The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "Icy Tomb Keeps Bodies 2,000 Years" and more (see) Complete with all 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:25

$40.00
184014

JOHN DILLINGER Post Crown Point, Indiana Jail Escape HUNTED 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176726024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1934 * John Dillinger hunted in the Midwest * Post Crown Point, Indiana jail escape The front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER'S SHOTS STOP PURSUING CAR" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the hunt for John Dillinger shortly after his famous escape from Crown Point, Indiana jail. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:25

$38.00
184013

IWO JIMA Japan U.S. 5th Marines Division BEACH Landing Begin 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923124209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1945 * U.S. Marines landing * Battle of Iwo Jima begins * World War II original - WWII The front page has a great banner headline: "MARINES INVADE IWO ISLAND" with subhead and related map. Nice for display. Early 1st report coverage on the initial landing by U.S. marines on Iwo Jima. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: At 02:00 on February 19, battleship guns signaled the commencement of the invasion of Iwo Jima. American naval craft used nearly everything available in their arsenal to shell the island, from the main guns to the antiaircraft flak cannons to the newly developed rockets. Soon thereafter, 100 bombers attacked ... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:25

$62.00
184012

BOBBY THOMSON "Shot Heard 'Round the World" Home Run Pennant Win 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176719865

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 4, 1951 * Bobby Thomson home run (1st report) * New York Giants - MLB baseball * "Shot Heard 'Round the World" The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Giants Top Dodgers and Win Flag on Thomson's Homer, 5-4; World Series to Open Today" with subheads and related photo. More in the sport's section. First report coverage on the famous walk off home run by Bobby Thomson in the bottom of the ninth inning at the Polo Grounds to win the NL Pennant for the New York Giants. Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, a little wear along the right margin, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:22

$92.00
184011

TEHRAN CONFERENCE in Iran World War II FDR Churchill & Stalin 1943 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176719247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 5, 1943  * Tehran Conference in Iran  * Franklin D. Roosevelt - Winston Churchill - Joseph Stalin  The front page has a nice banner headline: "'BIG 3' AGREE ON ALL-OUT BLOW" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Tehran Conference meeting between the big three powers in Iran. Complete with all 50+ pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:22

$62.00
184010

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT Anti Ku Klux Klan KKK Law Case Upheld 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923122620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov, 20, 1928 * United States Supreme Court * Anti Ku Klux Klan law - KKK The front page has a one column heading: "HIGH COURT UPHOLDS NEW YORK KLAN LAW" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the New York anti-klan law. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 64 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:22

$42.00
184009

Pre-Bombing of PEARL HARBOR Japanese Hawaii Attack Imminent? 1941 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176718188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 1, 1941 * Pre-Pearl Harbor attack on America * Just a few days away - imminent * Cordell Hull - Secretary of State   The front page has a banner headline: "JAPANESE AGAIN SEE HULL AS REDS REPORT NAZI ROUT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with 28 pages, light toning a little wear along the margins, more so along the spine with a few tiny tears, generally good.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:21

$42.00
184008

PHAR LAP WINS Thoroughbred Horse Racing Caulfield Futurity Stakes 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176717613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, February 22, 1931 * Phar Lap - Thoroughbred racehorse * Wins Futurity Stakes (MRC) - Australia Near the bottom of the front page of this section has a two column heading: "Phar Lap Wins Claulfield Stakes in Sydney, Bringing Total Turf Earnings to $250,000" (see) Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:21

$40.00
177841

NOTRE DAME STADIUM Fighting Irish Football OPENS 1st Ever Game in 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609839981

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 4, 1930 * Notre Dame Stadium opening * 1st ever game (day of) - Fighting Irish * NCAA College football  - "Touchdown Jesus" fame The sport's section (page 18) has a article headed: "Description of Notre Dame Stadium" with subhead: "New Football Plant, Rectangular in Shape, Will Seat 60,000; Has Military Appearance...." Notre Dame would play their very 1st game here on this day. Complete with 26 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 27, 2020 08:43

$52.00
183964

BALLOONING FLIGHT Stratosphere Altitude Record Auguste Piccard 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170165320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1932 * Ballooning flight into the stratosphere * Auguste Piccard & Max Cosyns * Altitude record broken (53,153 ft.) The front page has a one column heading: "PICCARD ENDS FLIGHT TO RECORD ALTITUDE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the end of the record breaking balloon flight continues on page 2 with related photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given t... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:08

$45.00
183963

Serial Killer TED BUNDY Florida State Electric Chair EXECUTION 1978 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921053915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 25, 1989 * Ted Bundy - American serial killer * Women - young girls rapist - murderer * Florida State Prison electric chair execution The front page has a two column heading: "Bundy Is Electrocuted as Crowd of 500 Cheers" with photo of Bundy. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 12 with another related photo. Complete with all 92 pages, great condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:07

$98.00
183962

DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Transatlantic Ocean Airplane Flight 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170160472

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1938.   * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? The front page has a one column heading: "CORRIGAN PRAISED BY IRISH PREMIER" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues on page 12 with related photo. A printing flaw within the photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. ... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:05

$38.00
183961

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Win NFL Football Championship vs. L.A. Rams 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170159721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Dec. 19, 1949  * Philadelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Rams * NFL football championship title game Page 8 has a one column heading: "Eagles Remain NFL Champions, Whip Rams, 14-0" Nice coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Los Angeles Rams. Complete in 20 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:05

$42.00
183960

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Win NFL Football Championship Philly Blizzard 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921051894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, December 20, 1948 * Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Cardinals * NFL football championship title game * "Philly Blizzard" at Shibe Park * 1st ever televised NFL title game The sport's section (page 58) has a two column heading: "Grid Eagles Fly High--It Wasn't in the Cards To Win NFL Crown" (see) First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Cardinals. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, tabloid size, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:04

$45.00
183958

PANCHO VILLA EXPEDITION Mexican Revolution U.S. Army Operation 1916 SD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170153390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 13, 1916 * Pancho Villa Expedition - Mexico Revolution * Post attack on Columbus, New Mexico * United States Army operation The front page has a six column headline: "VILLA IS REPORTED HIDING IN MOUNTAINS" 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 16 pages, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:02

$45.00
183957

OATH OF ALLEGIANCE Anglo-Irish Treaty IRELAND to End ? De Valera 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170144566

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1932  * Oath of Allegiance (Ireland) to end ? * re. the Anglo-Irish Treaty The top of the front page has headlines concerning the end of the 'Royal Oath', with: "De Valera Notifies Britain Irish Will End Royal Oath; Conflict May Go To Court" with related subheads as well (see). Complete in 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:01

$48.00
183956

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Women's Suffrage Trial for Illegal Woman VOTING 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 18, 1873  * United States vs. Susan B. Anthony trial * Illegal voting on 1872 Presidential election Page 7 has first report coverage on the trial of Susan B. Anthony for illegal voting under the headings: "Woman's Rights" "Trial of Susan B. Anthony at Canandaigua, N.Y.--Does the Fact of a Voter Being a Woman Constitute a Crime ?..." See images for text here. This trial lasted just one day and Anthony would be found guilty on this day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:00

$88.00
183955

CHARLES LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING CASE Still Alive ? Headline 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 3, 1932 * Charles Lindbergh Jr. baby kidnapping case This was one of the most famous crime mysteries of the 20th century which ended with the execution of Bruno Hauptmann. Here is a banner headline that suggests the Lindbergh baby was still alive with: "Reports Lindbergh Baby Held In New Jersey" and subheads and photo of Charles Jr. Nice for display. Lindbergh's son was actually killed the day before. Complete with 14 pages, a few small biding holes along the spine/1st column, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:00

$45.00
183954

SS CITY OF BENARES World War II Evacuee Ship w/ Children Sinking 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 23, 1940 * SS City of Benares attack & sinking * World War II evacuee ship (children) * German submarine U-48 (1939) - U-boat The front page has a banner headline: "293 LOST ON TORPEDOED SHIP" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: SS City of Benares was a steam passenger ship built for Ellerman Lines by Barclay, Curle & Co of Glasgow in 1936. During the Second World War the City of Benares was used as an evacuee ship to evacuate 90 children from Britain to Canada. The ship was torpedoed in September of 1940 by the ... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:59

$52.00
183953

DEEP SOUTH TORNADO OUTBREAK Alabama Hit Hardest Many Fatalities 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143217

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 22, 1932 * Deep South tornado outbreak (1st report) * Tuscaloosa, Alabama & more The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Tornado Death List Mounts To 214 in Five Southern States; Property Loss Huge" with subheads. (see) Complete with 12 pages, a few binding holes along the spine/1st column, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:59

$42.00
183952

GEORGETOWN Sussex County DELAWARE Negro Rapist Execution Hanging 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 21, 1873 * Georgetown, Sussex County, Delaware * Negro Joe Burton hanging - execution The top of page 8 has one column headings: "A NEGRO EXECUTION" "Much Ado About a Savage Murderer" "The Wages Of Sin" "Under The Gallows" and more. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:59

$34.00
183951

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921043421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treasury Department" "The Defeat of the Constitutional Amendment in Alabama". This impeachment coverage carries over to take one-third of the back page as well. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:52

$39.00
183950

Best INDIANAPOLIS 500 Motor Speedway Car Race Jim Rathmann WINS 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921042975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES, May 30, 1960  * Indianapolis 500 auto race  * Jim Rathmann wins (1st report) * Best title to be has ? rare as such No better newspaper to report the Indianapolis 500 than this one. The bold banner headline announces: "JIM RATHMANN WINS" as well as: "2 Die, 33 Hurt As Stand Falls" with a photos of the tragedy, as well as the winner driver Jim Rathmann. Regarded as the greatest two-man due in Indianapolis 500 history, the 1960 race saw a then-record 29 lead changes. Rathmann and Rodger Ward battled out nearly the entire second half. Rathmann's margin of victory of 12.75 seconds was the second-closest finish in Indy history at the time. Many related photos within. The complete first two secti... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:52

$88.00
183949

Best (2) JFK John F. Kennedy & Oswald ASSASSINATION 1963 Dallas Texas Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921042042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas. Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price. You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. Two line bold banner headline reads: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smaller photo of Lyndon Johnson. Lots of related news and photos inside as w... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:51

$240.00
183948

Rare MILLVILLE Old Wild West Shasta County Northern California 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921041808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SHASTA COUNTRY RECORD, Millville, California, Dec. 13, 1879  * Rare Old West publication A quite rare title from this small town in the far north of California. Various news of the day both local & regional, with a great wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor tears at margins, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:50

$55.00
183947

Great JESS WILLARD Ko's Jack Johnson Heavyweight Boxing TITLE 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921041485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS CITY POST, Missouri, April 5, 1915  * Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson  * "Great white hope" wins * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) The front page has a great banner headline: "WILLARD KNOCKS OUT JOHNSON IN THE TWENTY-SIXTH ROUND" with a subhead: "Right Swing To Jaw Puts The Big Negro Out". This is a same-day report on the heavyweight boxing title fight between Jess Willard and Jack Johnson which includes a round-by-round account of the battle. Uncommon for such a nice & dramatic banner headline. Most of the back page is taken up with a huge photo of the: "...Ten Thousand Fight fans In Front of the Post Building." The complete 8 page issue, some minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:50

$128.00
183946

Best EMPRESS ELISABETH OF AUSTRIA Queen of Hungary Assassination 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170136275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAGBLATT, Vienna, Austria, Sept. 10, 1898  * Empress Elisabeth of Austria assassination A quite rare broadside "Extra" distributed "Gratis" reporting the murder of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. The front page banner notice translates: "Our Empress - Murdered!" "Assassin An Italian Anarchist In Geneva". A bit more text as well. Great to have this account from the city where it happened. As a broadside, the reverse is blank. The broadside is glued to card stock as otherwise the fragile issue would be in pieces. There are numerous breaks with some flaking, and a tear in the card stock which has been mended from the reverse side.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:49

$135.00
183943

WALLIS SIMPSON Asks Ernest Aldrich for DIVORCE - King Edward VIII 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392919835326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1936   * Wallis Simpson , Duchess of Windsor * Asks Ernest Aldrich Simpson for divorce * Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII) The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Mrs. Simpson Asks Divorce; King's Friend in New Home" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with two photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subsc... See More  

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Ends September 25, 2020 14:06

$45.00
183933

Re: THE LIBERATOR William Lloyd Garrison w/ Davy Crockett 1831 Niles' Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392919643935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 22, 1831  * re. Anti-slavery publication "Liberator" * Davy Crockett & George Washington The bottom of the front page has a small article beginning: "I have received a copy of the 'Liberator', and come in for a share of the editor's reproof for having said that 'a sudden emancipation of the slaves, either by force or through principle', would be an awful calamity..." with more. This was from the very first year of this famous newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, which would survive until shortly after the end of the Civil War. Among other reports in this issue are: "Franklin Institute" "Anti Masonry" (masonic) "Mr. Crockett" "The Memory of George Washington, the Father of His Coun... See More  

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Ends September 25, 2020 08:50

$51.00
183926

Early America Reporting 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373165872380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 17, 1767  * 18th century London, England Page 6 has most of a column with news headed: "America" with datelines from New York and Philadelphia. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 24, 2020 15:16

$28.00
183925

Great General ROBERT E. LEE Civil War PRINTS Harper's Weekly 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392918910902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1864  * Famed General Robert E. Lee issue * American Civil War illustrations * Nice for display Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice front page illustration of: "The Rebel General Robert Edmund Lee" with a short biography on him as well. Other prints include a fullpg. of 5 scenes in Georgia including Resaca, Woodlands, Kingston & Adairsville. Another page shows: "Fighting Johnny Logan" and "The Late Rev. Gordon Winslow" and a halfpg: "General Sherman's Campaign--General Hooker's Escort Charging Through the Woods". Great & displayable doublepage centerfold is captioned: 'Gen. Sherman's Campaign--The Rebel Assault On Logan's Position In the Battle At Dallas'. ... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2020 15:16

$147.00
183924

Very RARE New Mexico Territory BLAND NM 1899 Old West Ghost Town Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392918910601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BLAND HERALD, Bland, New Mexico, May 26, 1899  * Very rare Territory issue * Ghost town It is extremely rare to find 19th century New Mexico newspapers, and this issue is 13 years before statehood. A very rare from this small mining town with front page item: "Latest Mining News--Information Regarding Mining and Milling Operations in the Cochiti--The Golden Cochiti--Mining Items of Interest Gathered & Gleaned from Authentic Sources" and more. More news items and advertisements on the inside pages. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition, measures 10 by 16 inches.

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Ends September 24, 2020 15:16

$177.00
183922

Rare DUTCH FLAT Placer County CALIFORNIA Gold Mining Town1875 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373165870291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUTCH FLAT FORUM, Dutch Flat, Placer County, California, Jan. 4, 1877  * Rare Old West title Dutch Flat is located mid-way between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, near Interstate Highway 80. Famous for its hydraulic mines, from which many tons of gold were taken, for its lumber industry, its role in creating the Central Pacific Railroad, and for its large Chinese community, Dutch Flat remains one of the most charming towns in California. This scarce newspaper from its heyday from the mining era is complete in 8 pages and contains a wide variety of news items and advertisements, many of the latter illustrated and focused on those involved in the mining business--including plenty of saloon ads. Inside page items include: "The... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2020 15:15

$87.00
183919

MICHIGAN Joins the Union as 26th STATE & (3) Andrew Jackson Acts 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392918908465

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WORCESTER REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 8, 1837  * Michigan joins the Union * Admitted as the 26th state The front page has 3 Acts of Congress, the first of which is signed in type by the President: Andrew Jackson. Two of the Acts relate to Indians, and one for: "...the payment of the revolutionary & other pensioners of the U.S...". Of significance is a page 2: "ACT to Admit the State of Michigan into the Union Upon an Equal Footing with the Original States", dated Jan. 26, 1837. Page 3 has a report on Van Buren's thoughts on the anti-slavery question. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends September 24, 2020 15:13

$55.00
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL & John Wilkes Booth Letter 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392918908183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral * John Wilkes Booth letter re. plot This is one of the more displayable issues on the funeral of Abraham Lincoln printed just 5 days after his death. Uncommonly large type used in the one column headlines which take two-thirds of the first column on the front page (see), beginning with: "THE RITES" "OBSEQUIES to the LAMENTED DEAD" and also including: "Solemn Scenes at the White House" "The Funeral Cortege" "Ceremonies In New York" "Outpouring OF The People" "The Remains of the Late President to Pass Through New York" plus there is also: "Booth Discovered" "He is Seen on a Train Near Reading, but Escapes" "Important Letter from the Assassin" "The ... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2020 15:13

$188.00
182313

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania w/ Ads 1798 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092708499

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 1, 1798 * Rare 18th century American publication Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends September 24, 2020 07:37

$34.00
183894

MASSACRE CANYON Great Plains Indians Last Battle in Nebraska 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916048283

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 14, 1873  * Massacre Canyon - Nebraska * Great Plains Indians The top of page 5 has a column with heads: "INDIAN SLAUGHTER" "Great Battle in the Republican Valley" "Bloody Fight Between the Pawnees and Sioux" "Sky Chief, Squaw and Papoose Among the Slaughtered" "Pawnees' Loss in Dead and Wounded Over 100" "Horrible Barbarity Of The Sioux". A detailed account of the battle of Massacre Canyon, fought in Nebraska. It was one of the last hostilities between the Pawnee and the Sioux and the last battle/massacre between Great Plains Indians in North America. Complete in 10 pages, toning at the folds with some archival mending, irregular along the spine.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:16

$52.00
183893

24 HOURS OF LE MANS Automobile Race Pierre Levegh Crash DISASTER 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158617140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 14, 1955 * 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race * Pierre Levegh crash disaster The front page page has a three column heading: "Toll In Auto Racing Disaster Rises To 78" with related photo. (see) Coverage on the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans disaster. It still stands today as the worst disaster in all of motor sports. Complete with 16 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:15

$38.00
183892

United States MARINE CORPS WAR MEMORIAL Iwo Jima Dedication Photo 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916047548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., November 11, 1954 * United States Marine Corps War Memorial dedication * Battle of Iwo Jima - Mount Suribachi flag raising * Arlington Park Ridge, Virginia Page 6 has a brief and somewhat discrete report with one column heading: "Capital Dedicates Marine Memorial" (see) Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:15

$38.00
183891

ULYSSES S. GRANT State of the Union Address Annual Message 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158615349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, December 5, 1871  * President Ulysses S. Grant  * State of the Union Address  Page 3 has one column headings: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "The United States at Peace with All the World" "Polygamy and Ku Kluxism Doomed" and more (see). Lengthy text takes up 4 full columns. and is signed in type: U.S. Grant Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:15

$34.00
183890

BATTLE OF HILL 282 Korean War US Air Force Disaster P-51 MUSTANGS 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158614263

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, September 24, 1950 * Battle of Hill 282 * P-51 Mustangs * Korean War Near the top of the front page is a small one column heading: "US Planes Bomb, Strafe British by Mistake" First report coverage on the U.S. air strike on British troops by mistake. Thirty-two pages, some wear at the margins with a little unrelated text loss (see), light toning at the central fold. wikipedia notes: The Battle of Hill 282 took place on September 23 during the Korean War, and involved the 1st Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in an assault on this position as part an operation by 27th British Commonwealth Brigade on the Naktong River.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:14

$38.00
183889

GEORGE S. PATTON Recent Slapping Apology to Lose Command ? 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916046601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 25, 1943 * re. General George Patton slaps soldier * World War II - WWII The front page has a one column heading "See Promotion for Ike Periled by Patton Slap" (see) Coverage on General George S. Patton's possible removal from command for slapping and insulting a shell shocked soldier. Some stray pencil markings with this report. Complete with 50 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, mentioned pencil markings, otherwise good.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:14

$47.00
183887

STAR ATHLETES OF THE YEAR Lou Gehrig Jesse Owens Schmeling PHOTOS 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916045677

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 27, 1936 * Star athletes of the year (1936) photos * Jesse Owens, Lou Gehrig and much more The front page of this section has a banner headline: "RETURN TO THE GOLDEN ERA OF SPORT'S MARKED YEAR; RECORD-SMASHING FEATS WERE UNUSUALLY NUMEROUS" with subheads and photos of the some of the star athletes for that year including Lou Gehrig and Jesse Owens. Much more on the following pages. Loads of text as well. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:13

$42.00
183886

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SUICIDE Evelyn McHale Empire State Building 1947 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916044651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 2, 1947 * "The Most Beautiful Suicide" (1st report) * Evelyn McHale leaps off Empire State Building Page 23 has a small and somewhat discrete one column heading: "Empire State Leap Ends Life Of Girl, 20" (see) Unfortunate for the small inside report here but it is what is, still a first report in the New York Times. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these ... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:11

$68.00
183885

JEFFREY DAHMER Serial Killer Rape Murder Dismemberment INSANE ? 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158605179

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 14, 1992 * Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane * Serial killer and sex offender * Rape, murder & dismemberment Page 16 has a one column heading: "Dahmer Pleads Guilty but Insane in Serial Slayings". (see) The bottom of the front page has a small photo of Dahmer with brief text. (see) Complete with all sections (100+ pages), nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:11

$58.00
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