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185176

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Signed re. Michigan 1796 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286620975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 4, 1796  * President George Washington Page 2 has: "A message...received from the President of the United States..." to Congress, beginning: "The measures now in operation for taking possession of the posts of Detroit and Machilimachinac..." with more, signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:12

$72.00
185175

Nice ABRAHAM LINCOLN Lying in State at Capitol re. Assassination 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286620685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 21, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Lying in State at the Capitol * Hunt for the assassins continue Graphically this a very appealing issue, as all columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered, plus at the very top above the masthead is a black-bordered banner: "The Nation Mourns Its Loss." Half of the first column is taken up with funeral-related heads including: "THE REMAINS of PRESIDENT LINCOLN ! " "They Are Lying in State at the Capitol" "Thousands of People Viewing The Corpse" "A Great National Sorrowing!" "The Silent Homage of a Weeping People!" "The Remains Leave To-morrow for Baltimore" "The Capture of an Assassin!" "Atzeroth Taken in Maryland!" "The Soldiers Want to Lynch H... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:12

$163.00
185174

Rare 19th Century WEST BATON ROUGE LA Louisiana The Sugar Planter 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392986293503

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 22, 1886  * From the deep South A quite uncommon title from the South. We had a few issues from the first year of the Civil War. this this is the first of a post-war issue. Various news & ads off the day, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at the margins, good condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:11

$37.00
185173

Rare ANTEBELLUM New Orleans LA Louisiana in French Language 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392986291772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LE COURRIER DE LA LOUISIANE, New Orleans, Dec. 15, 1842  * Rare antebellum publication * 19 years prior to Civil War A large size newspaper which, save for some notices and advertisements, is totally in the French language. There are four illustrated slave ads. Four pages, various foxing & light damp staining, never bound nor trimmed, generally good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:09

$55.00
185172

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392986291341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 16, 1862  * From the origin of the Civil War * President Jefferson Davis This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline. Pages 1, 2 & 4 have various war reports with heads including: "From Richmond--Repulse of the Terrible Iron Clad Gunboats...Our Men in High Spirits" "Proclamation of Gov. Letcher--Resolved to Defend the City to the Last" "The Latest News" "The Battle of Armageddon" and more. The back page has a nice report: "The Destruction of the Merrimac" There is also a Proclamation" concerning martial law in South Carolina, signed in type  by: Jefferson Davis. Four pages, minor rubbing at the fold, nice con... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:08

$82.00
185171

Rare RADICAL LEFT Students for a Democratic Society Movement 1970 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286614528

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEVIATHAN, San Francisco, June, 1970  * Rare radical left publication * Students for a Democratic Society This was a New Left radical underground newspaper published in a tabloid newspaper format and distributed through the underground press network in the U.S. in the years 1969-1970. Fairly serious in content with a focus on radical organizing issues, it was loosely aligned with the SDS movement. Complete in 40 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:07

$52.00
185170

Rare LAWRENCE KS Douglas County Kansas Civil War Era w/ MORMONS 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286613894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Jan. 1, 1863  * Rare Western title * Mormons - Mormonism The front page has: "Momonism & Double Love" which is a report of a man conflicted by being in love with two woman, who then encounters a Mormon emigrant who converts the 3 of them and thus resolves the problem. Four pages, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:07

$49.00
185169

GEORGE WASHINGTON Script Signature & PAUL REVERE Masonic Masons 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392986290289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 12, 1795  * President George Washington * Paul Revere - Masonic - Masons The front page has:  "Answer Of The President of the United States, to the Selectmen of Charlestown." The two paragraph reply discusses his assent to the treaty between the United States and Great-Britain, signed in script type: Geo. Washington.  Page 3 has an ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the local Masons which includes an engraving of the Masonic seal, and which also is signed in type by: Paul Revere, Grand Master. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:07

$120.00
185168

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. Retired Military Pensions 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286612557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 14, 1796  * Act of Congress re. pensioners * Retired military men * President George Washington Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress: "An ACT Authorizing & Directing the Secretary at War to Place Certain Persons therein named on the Pension List", with a huge list of names (great for genealogical purposes). It completes at the top of page 2 where it is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington.  Four pages, foxing, archival repair at the bottom of the blank spine, generally nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:06

$62.00
185167

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286611718

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUCK, New York, Feb. 1, 1893  * 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: "The Task of Diogenes Not In It." double-page centerfold: "Tammany Is With Cleveland." which shows the Tammany Tiger. back page has 4 comic illustrations with a poem: "The Law's Delays." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:06

$27.00
185166

WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMBING Terrorists Attack New York City 1993 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392986288810

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York, NY, February 27, 1993 * 1st attack on World trade Center The front page has a nice headline: "NEW YORK'S DAY OF TERROR" with related photo and subhead. (see) Much more on the following pages. Great to have from this famous NYC tabloid publication. Complete with all 32 pages, great condition.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:05

$38.00
185165

Great WARREN G. HARDING President in Office DEATH Calvin Coolidge 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392986284599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN BERNARDINO SUN, California, Aug. 3, 1923  * President Warren Harding death * Terrific headline for display The front page has a very large & bold banner headline: "HARDING DIES" with related subheads. Also a ftpg. photo of him headed: "Answers Death Call". The complete first section (of 2) with pages 1-8. Worn at the central fold with some perforation and chipping loss, some archival mends at the fold & at inside pages. A displayable issue.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:03

$62.00
185164

MT. MOUNT PLEASANT Isabella County Michigan OIL WELL Explosion 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392986284186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1931 * Mount Pleasant, Michigan * Isabella County Page 13 has a one column heading: "7 DIE OF BURNS IN OIL WELL FIRE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Mount Pleasant, Michigan oil well explosion disaster. 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 the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these h... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:03

$39.00
185139

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter Type Signed Mississippi River 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284492759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 13, 1803  * President Thomas Jefferson * Mississippi River Navigation Page 2 has a letter of reply from the President to the state of Ohio concerning issues relating to the navigation of the Mississippi River. It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Mention of a  ship Hannah: "...seized...at Wilmington, N.C. for having received on board 7 negroes at Cape Francois and landed them at Savannah, Ga. for sale." Four pages, minor archival mend near the top of page 2, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:54

$30.00
185138

THOMAS JEFFERSON State of the Union Address - Louisiana Purchase 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284492318

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston Oct. 26, 1803  * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address * re. Louisiana Purchase Half of page 2 is taken up with the: "MESSAGE" of Thomas Jefferson to Congress, being his annual state-of-the-union address signed by him in italic type: Th. Jefferson. Not surprisingly, most of Jefferson's address is concerning the Louisiana Purchase, a timely event near the end of 1803. One bit includes: "Should the acquisition of Louisiana be constitutionally confirmed & carried into effect, a sum of nearly thirteen millions of dollars will then be added to our public debt..." with more. The purchase would be ratified the following month. Four pages, a bit irreg... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:54

$68.00
185137

President THOMAS JEFFERSON & James Callender Controversy LETTER 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284492116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Oct. 15, 1802 * President Thomas Jefferson * James Callender squabble Page 2 contains a letter datelined from Monticello, Sept. 6, 1799, signed in type by: Th. Jefferson, sent to publisher James Callender, with whom he had a very contentious relationship. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:54

$35.00
185136

Rare AMATEUR PRESS Brooklyn New York City New Year's 1909 Miniature Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985020316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOLIDAY POSTER, Brooklyn, New York, January 1, 1909  Apparently just a "one off" issue done by the Magnet Publishing Company, with some quaint, local items and many advertisements. Seemingly done on an amateur press. An interesting ftpg. item: "Oppose Sunday News - Baltimore Committee Against Proposed Evening Paper" which includes: "...a committee of prominent clergymen & citizens have protested against the issuance of the Sunday Evening News which is scheduled...next Sunday. The signers say they regard the publication of a Sunday paper as an unnecessary & Unwarranted disturbance of the day." Four pages, 7 by 10 1/2 inches, good condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:53

$36.00
185135

Best JOHN DILLINGER GANG Chicago Bank Safe Deposit Boxes Robbery 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985020126

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 14, 1933  * John Dillinger gang bank robbery  * Before He became nationally known * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "7 SEIZE BANK; LOOT VAULTS" with subheads. Nice for display with  related photos are on the back page. This was the work of the John Dillinger Gang while he & fellow gangsters were in the midst of the Mid-Western crime spree. Much detail on the robbery with a subhead; "Bandits Crack Cash Boxes In Daylight Raid" "Five Victims Bound by Gang". When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than ... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:53

$98.00
185134

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 AZ Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284490686

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA WEEKLY MINER, Prescott, July 7, 1876  * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn * Rare Old West publication Page 2 has not one but three reports concerning the Custer Massacre in Montana. The earliest report notes: "...General Custar [sic] with five companies of the 7th Cavalry mete about 2,000 Sioux Indians at Stillwater, Montana...and a fight ensued. General Custar's whole command was either killed or wounded, including himself, two brothers, and a brother-in-law and a nephew. The only trace of the command left is the dead & about 30 wounded...". Further one is a more detailed account datelined July 6, which takes about one-third of a column with the details. An... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:52

$230.00
185133

Very Rare GARY SD Deuel County South Dakota Pre State Territory 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284490119

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INTER STATE, Gary, Dakota, April 2, 1884  * Very rare publication * Deuel County, South Dakota A very rare territorial newspaper from that is present-day South Dakota, five years before statehood. They refer to themselves as the "Gate City of Dakota" as it is situated at the eastern border of the Territory, very close to Minnesota. At the 2010 census the population of Gary was 227. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, some wear at the spine and a bit at the folds. Some minor margin tears.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:52

$185.00
185132

HAITIAN REVOLUTION Negroes Slaves Insurrection vs. French Rule 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985018959

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1791  * Haitian Revolution begins * Insurrection of liberated slaves * Rebellion against French authority The ftpg. has over a full column taken up with: "Negro Insurrection--In Hispaniola" with much detail. Page 2 has a report on the imprisoned king & queen of France noting in part: "The King and Queen of France are not permitted to speak together without the presence of some National Guards, & they are both obliged to dress & undress before them...they look in the beds...to see if they are there and ask Madame or Sir, are you in this bed? And they repeat the question until their wretched prisoners answer, Yes." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:51

$57.00
185131

SIEGE OF LILLE Operation War of the Spanish Succession in France 1708 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284489436

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 27, 1708  Most of this issue, including the entire front page, is taken up with reports on the siege of Lisle, with headings including: "Journal From the Camp before Lisle" and "From the Camp before Lisle" and "From the Camp at Lannoy" and again: "From the Camp before Lisle". The Siege of Lille was the most prominent operation of the 1708 campaign in the War of the Spanish Succession. After an obstinate defense of 120 days, the French garrison surrendered the city and citadel of Lille to the forces of the Duke of Marlborough. A single sheet issue, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, small hole in the front leaf affects 2 words, close-trimmed at the top of the back page causes partial loss to the to... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:51

$40.00
185130

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985013502

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 6, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy A page 3 item notes: "By the Appalachia, Ogilvie, arrived in the Downs from East Florida, advices are received that the inhabitants on the frontiers of Georgia and East Florida continue to distress each other & that some soldiers had been ordered there to protect the latter from the Georgians who had committed great depredations on them." Another page has some bits regarding America, including: "...a few American emissaries, particularly a Maryland gentleman...that pay great attention to the hardware branches, particularly that of the foundery, musket & musket locks, from which it is supposed their country is... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:49

$41.00
185129

Great DEWITT CLINTON Duel w/ John Swartwout re. Aaron Burr Smears 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284481349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Aug. 10, 1802  * Dewitt Clinton duel w/ John Swartwout * Great detailed account Pages  & 7 contain a detailed account of a duel involving DeWitt Clinton, famous politician and principal promoter of the Erie Canal. The report begins: "A duel was fought, on Saturday se'nnight, on the New-Jersey shore, opposite New York, between the Hon. DEWITT CLINTON and JOHN SWARTWOUT..." & more. Hereafter is the proposal offered by Clinton as "...the basis of an accommodation". Included is the text of the duel arrangements followed by a detailed account of the duel by Mr. Smith, one of the "seconds". Due to Swartwout's unwillingness to settle dispute amicably, shots were fir... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:47

$60.00
185128

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Pre-Battle of Carillon Ticonderoga New York 1758 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985010294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 30, 1758  * French and Indian War * Pre-Battle of Carillon The front page has two-thirds of a column headed: "America" being a letter from New York, containing French & Indian War reports. One bit notes: "...about 4000 regulars, 500 rangers & some provincials marched from Albany to Fort Edward, and from thence they are to proceed to attack Ticonderoga...". Page 7 has a brief item: "Part of a Letter from a Gentleman at New York" with a report on the French & Indian War. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, a piece from the back leaf does not affect the mentioned article, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:46

$36.00
185127

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Nice Masthead 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284477652

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Jan. 19, 1797  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America 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. Complete in 4 pages, good condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:44

$39.00
185126

1771 MIDDLESEX London England Pre Revolutionary War w/ Red Tax Stamp Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284477320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, April 16, 1771  * Uncommon 18th century title Filled with various news reports from throughout England as well as Europe. Nice engraving in the masthead & a red tax stamp on the ftpg. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:43

$29.00
185125

NAUVOO TEMPLE Illinois Arson Fire Disaster MORMONS 1848 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985007153

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BURRITT'S CHRISTIAN CITIZEN, Worcester, Mass., Oct. 28, 1848   * Nauvoo Temple fire disaster - Illinois * Mormons - Mormonism * Slavery in California ? * Uncommon publication Page 3 has a brief report: "The Mormon Temple In Ruins" mentioning in part: "This magnificent temple was observed to be on fire in the cupola this morning...The flames spread rapidly and the building was totally consumed...The fire is supposed to be the work of an incendiary." This is followed by: "Shall We Have Slavery in California?" Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:43

$55.00
185124

Creating the STATE OF ISRAEL Arab-Israeli War Begins w/ TEL AVIV 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284476834

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST & THE HOME NEWS, May 16, 1948  * Arab-Israeli War begins * State of Israel created (day of) The front page is mostly taken up with the headline "BOMB TEL AVIV TWICE" with the report on pages 2 & 3. This is the day after the historic announcement of the formal creation of  the new state of Israel. The complete 68 page issue including 16 pages of (mostly) color comics, tabloid size, some pages inside have tears, library stamp on the ftpg., a bit irregular at the spine.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:43

$87.00
185123

Rare DANVILLE VT Caledonia County Vermont Early 19th Century 1817 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985005982

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NORTH STAR, Danville, Vermont, March 14, 1817  * Caledonia County * Rare publication The first of this title we have encountered. The top of the front page has a: "One Cent Reward" ad for a 15 yr. old runaway. The back leaf is entirely taken up with a list of property taxes due. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:42

$47.00
185122

WAR OF 1812 BEGINNING re. Declaration of War America vs. Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985005632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 3, 1812  * Declaration of war close * War of 1812 to begin Page 2 has a notable report headed: "War with England!" stating: "A letter has been received in town from a Senator of the United States, dated May 28th, which says, The Committee of the Senate on Foreign Affairs have agreed unanimously [Mr. Lloyd being absent] to recommend a Declaration of War against---England." Three weeks later this newspaper would report that war has officially been declared against England, initiating the War of 1812. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:42

$39.00
185121

Hunt for DAVID LIVINGSTONE New York Herald AFRICA Expedition 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284475893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 22, 1871  * Search for David Livingstone * New York Herald expedition Half of the first column of page 3 is taken up with a very nice stack of headlines concerning the search for the African explored Dr. Livingstone. Among the heads: "DR. LIVINGSTONE" "The Expedition of the New York Herald in Quest of the Great African Traveler" "Description of the Undertaking" "Personnel of the Enterprise & the Forces Composing It" and much more. The text takes most of the page. Given this expedition was a project in part financed by the N.Y. Herald, this newspaper had excellent coverage. Complete in 12 pages, there are various older tape mends on several pages but fortunately not affecting the mentioned arti... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:41

$46.00
185120

PRINCESS LOUISE, Duchess of Argyll Queen Victoria Daughter DEATH 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985004698

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 4, 1939 * Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll death * Queen Victoria & Prince Albert daughter Page 16 has a one column heading: "Princess Louise, Oldest Child Of Victoria, Is Dead" with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:41

$42.00
185118

TRANSCONTINENTAL RR Union Pacific Railroad W. B. Odgen Completion 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284473620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1869   * Union Pacific Railroad * re. Transcontinental RR Page 5 has a nice article providing a history of the creation of the Pacific Railroad, which just 11 days previous was formally completed. "The Pacific Railroad" "Lecture by W. B. Ogden, One of the Promoters--History of the Road From Its Inception--The Scenery and Soil Along the Route". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:39

$28.00
185117

LZ 129 HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin EXPLOSION Disaster w/ Photos 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985003060

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1937 * Hindenburg rigid airship disaster * Pride of Nazi Germany * Lakehurst, New Jersey * FRONT LEAF ONLY *** The top of the front page has a four column headline: "WASHINGTON STARTS AIRSHIP INQUIRY; DEATH TOLL REACHES 33; LEHMANN DIES; GERMANY WILL CONTINUE AIR SERVICE" with several subheads that include: "CAUSE IS A MYSTERY" "Experts Lay Hindenburg Tragedy To Electrostatic or Backfire" and more. (see) More coverage on page 2 with a few related photos. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), rag paper, a little irregular along the left margin, sold as is.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:39

$42.00
185116

R34 Rigid AIRSHIP 1st to Cross Atlantic Ocean East to West HOME 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284471158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1919 * R-34 airship flight to America * 1st ever crossing of the Atlantic East to West * Aviation - flight - dirigible - zeppelin  * Over NYC on her way home The front page has a very nice banner headline: "R-34 MAKES A MIDNIGHT START FOR HOME; FLIES TO TIMES BUILDING, HOVERS OVER IT, AND THOUSANDS WATCH HER TURN EAST AT 1:10" with subheads and photo of the airship over the big apple. Nice for display. Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related map. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, irreagular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:38

$72.00
185115

Very Rare CONFEDERATE West Baton Rouge LA Louisiana CIVIL WAR 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284470238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, August 31, 1861  * Very rare Confederate title Here is an uncommon title from Louisiana during the first year of the Civil War. The front page is filled with ads, and among the reports inside are: "Keep on Giving" "The Truth" which includes a bit: "...Mr. Lincoln has unwittingly been a benefactor to the South. He has taught us the inestimable blessings of self-reliance and independence. He has compelled us to look to ourselves..." with more (see); "A Word to Subscribers" "Suppressing the Tribune & News" "The Army McCulloch Has Beaten" and more. Four pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:38

$370.00
185114

TEXAS A&M AGGIES Last Season Game vs. Longhorns National CHAMPS 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985002059

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 25, 1927 * Texas A&M Aggies football * Last game of season (Texas Longhorns) * National champions to be proclaimed The bottom of the front page of section 2 (sports) has a small one column heading: "Texas Aggies Beat Texas U 28-7; Win Southwest Title" See image for 1st report coverage on the last game of the season for Texas A&M in which they would be named co-national champions. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:38

$44.00
185113

Naval Battle of VELLA LAVELLA Solomon Islands World War II 1943 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985001610

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1943 * Naval Battle of Vella Lavella * Solomons Islands - Pacific Campaign The top of the front page has a five column headline: "U.S. SHIPS SINK JAPANESE CRUISER AND 2 DESTROYERS IN SOLOMONS" with subheads that include: "2 More Enemy Ships Hit and Others Flee From Vella Gulf Carnage" and more (see). First report coverage on the naval battle of Vella Lavella in the Solomon Islands with the Japanese during World War II. Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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$45.00
185112

AUSTRIAN ANSCHLUSS REFERENDUM German Election Adolph Hitler Photo 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985001235

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill):  “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1938 * Austrian Anschluss referendum * Adolph Hitler - German election The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HITLER IS BACKED BY 99.08% OF VOTE IN POLL ON EMPIRE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with photo of Hitler casting his ballot. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete w... See More  

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$48.00
185111

WOODHULL, CLAFLIN & CO. 1st Women's Wall Street Brokerage AD 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985000902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 12, 1870  * "Woodhull, Claflin & Co." advertisement * First Women's Wall Street brokerage The financial page has an intriguing, somewhat inconspicuous advertisement of a very notable--yet widely unknown--Wall Street "first". The advertisement is for the very first women's brokerage firm to open on male-dominated Wall Street. It is headed: "Woodhull, Claflin & Co." and notes: "Mrs. V. C. Woodhull, Mrs. T.C. Claflin, Bankers and Brokers. No. 44 Broad St., New York..." with some text on the focus of their business. As the website "Bumped" notes, Cornelius Vanderbilt helped Victoria and Tennessee *(Tennie) with the finances needed for them to open Woodhull, Claflin, & Co., the first for-women-by-w... See More  

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$38.00
185110

JFK John F. & JACKIE Bouvier Kennedy Post Eleelction Cover PHOTO 1960 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284465342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MAGAZINE SECTION only of the New York Times, Nov. 13, 1960 * John F. Kennedy - JFK * Jacqueline Bouvier * Post election cover photo The front page of this section has a photo John F. Kennedy with wife, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. Kennedy was elected president just 5 days earlier.  Nice for display. Various topics throughout. Complete magazine section only with all 148 pages, nice condition.

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$30.00
185108

CARLOS GARDEL Argentine Actor Singer Tango Dance Legend KILLED 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284463095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 25, 1935 * Carlos Gardel airplane crash death * Argentine singer, songwriter & actor * Tango legend The front page has a five column heading: "Planes Collide and Burn; 14 Killed" with subhead. Two small related photos are on the back page. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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$50.00
185107

USS CHERSAPEAKE United States Navy Frigate Naval Triumphs War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284459177

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, April 12, 1813  * USS Chesapeake (1799) * United States Navy frigate * War of 1812 - pre-capture The ftpg. has 4 Acts of Congress, two of them relating to the War of 1812. Other items on the war include: "Indisputable Evidence of British Barbarity" "Treasonable" "Gun-Boats" "Military Movements" "The Chesapeake Frigate" with a report of its naval accomplishments; "The Brave Crew of the Constitution" "The Sting of the Hornet!" and a few other items. Four pages, scattered foxing & a bit of ftpg. dirtiness, generally good.

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$34.00
185106

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392984997300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 23, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Most of the front page is taken up with an: "Extract of a Letter from Major General Prevost to Lord George Germain, dated Savannah, Jan. 18, 1779" along with the list of captures at Fort Morris. This report is on the action at Fort Morris (Sunbury), Georgia in which General Augustine Prevost led a force of 2,000 British against a much smaller force of 200 Continentals led by Major Joseph Lane. After Prevost positioned his artillery Lane surrenders. Each side incurred only minor casualties. Also beginning on the front page and taking all of page 2 & most of pg. 3 is an extremely detailed account of the... See More  

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$71.00
185105

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284455710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pages 2 and 3 are taken up with several letters of congratulations to the King for the success of the British forces in capturing Charleston. Following this are some reports of naval events in the Caribbean. Eight pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:32

$29.00
185092

NORTH CAROLINA REGULATORS Pre Revolutionary War Troubles 1771 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373276339838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 20, 1771  * North Carolina Regulators * Pre Revolutionary War troubles Inside under: "America" is a report: "...from Newbern, North Carolina, and brought advice that a number of the Regulators, who were taken prisoners at the late battle with the Loyalists on the 16th of May, were tried and condemned and that four of them had already been executed...was offered a pardon by the governor, if he would acknowledge his error upon which condition he refused to accept it...if at liberty engage in the same cause again, and that had he a loaded pistol he would blow out his Excellency's brains." The back page has a list: "...of the killed and wounded among the Loyalists in the action between ... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:22

$33.00
185091

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter Type Signed re. the EMBARGO ACT 1808 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373276339616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 22, 1808  * Thomas Jefferson and the Embargo Act Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports concerning the Embargo including: "President's Answer" signed in type: Th. Jefferson.  This is followed by: "To His Excellency Thomas Jefferson" which carries over to page 2. Four pages, handsome masthead, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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$28.00
185089

HARRIET TUBMAN Underground Railroad Ex-Slave Gravestone ERECTION 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392980315384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, July 25, 1937 * Harriet Tubman - African American abolitionist * Gravesite gravestone marker erection * Auburn, Cayuga County, New York Page 4 of this section has a small one column heading: "Mark Ex-Slave's Grave" with subhead: "Women at Auburn Honor 'Aunt Harriet' of 'Underground Railroad'" (see) First report coverage on the erection of the gravestone marker by the Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs for Harriet Tubman at Auburn, New York. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the small and discrete report here. Complete section 2 only with 8 pages, light toning and some wear at the margi... See More  

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$52.00
185088

PROHIBITION ENDING ? Homemade Beer Brewery Brewing Legal ? 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373276338609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 14, 1930 * Prohibition ending in America " * Francis Scott McBride * Homemade beer legal ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LIQUOR CAN BE MADE IN HOME, M'BRIDE SAYS" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:20

$42.00
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