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187184

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100490730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 9, 1876  * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of page 2 has a column headed: "CUSTAR'S [sic] DEFEAT" "No Mitigation of the Gloomy News--Organization of Volunteer Forces Favored--General Terry's Official Report". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:38

$58.00
187183

Rare SAG HARBOR Long Island New York - Past Whaling Town 1839 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432163948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, Oct. 16, 1839  * Rare high class community title * Pre Civil War era An early newspaper from Long Island. Among the articles is: "The Brazilian Slave Trade" and the front page has a: "One Cent Reward" ad for a runway boy, with details. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:37

$37.00
187182

Famed Africans SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Negroes CAPTURED 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100489892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1860  * Famous slaver "Wildfire" capture * African slave trade print fame Page 2 begins with: "The Slave Trade" "Additional Particulars  in Regard to the Bark Wildfire and Her Cargo" with the report taking over half a column. The text begins: "The bark Wildfire, with a cargo of over 500 Africans on board, was captured..." with considerable detail on this famous slave ship. Further on: "...the negroes on board raised a loud yell in token of their pleasure...is said that this cargo would have been valued at $600,000 if landed in Cuba..." and much more. This slave ship became famous at the time due in part to a print of the slaves on board which appeared in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Wee... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:36

$55.00
187181

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432163065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 5, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz Among the front page first column heads are: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "Testimony of the Prisoner's Clerk" "Counsel Baker Rebuked by the Court" "Extraordinary Statements of a Spy" "The 'Camp' A Land Flowing With Milk and Honey". The Andersonville Prison was commanded by Captain Henry Wirz, who was tried and executed after the war for war crimes. It was overcrowded to four times its capacity, with an inadequate water supply, inadequate food rations, and unsanitary conditions. Of the approximately 45,000 Union prisoners held at Camp Sumter during the war, nearly 13,000 died. Eight pages, never bound or trimmed, good condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:35

$37.00
187180

William BUFFALO BILL Cody Wild West Showman Fame DEATH Funeral 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100488946

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Jan. 15, 1917  * Buffalo Bill death * William Cody The top of a front page column has heads: "LAST RITES PAID" "TO BUFFALO BILL" "Funeral At Denver" "Thousands View The Body" "As it Lies in State in Capitol--Old Indians and Former Scouts Among Mourners". The text takes two-thirds of a column. Twelve pages, a bit irregular at the spine, a bit toned at the margins, good condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:35

$87.00
187179

USS JACOB JONES Destroyer German U-Boat TORPEDO Sunk 1st Ever 1917 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432160935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Dec. 8, 1917  * USS Jacob Jones (DD-61) * German U-Boat Torpedo sinks * 1st U.S. Destroyer ever to be lost to enemy action Near the middle of the front page is a report: "FIRST AMERICAN NAVAL LOSS OF ANY GREAT CONSEQUENCE" "Destroyer Jacob Jones Sunk by Torpedo From a Submarine in European Waters on Dec. 6---Two-thirds of Crew Are Lost...". As the Jacob Jones was steaming from Brest, France, for Queenstown, she was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-53 with the loss of 66 men, becoming the first United States destroyer sunk by enemy action. Ten pages, browned at the margins, foxing at the fold, otherwise good.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:32

$43.00
187178

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 352 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100486308

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 21, 1669 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had Not just a very early issue of this famous title (5th year of its existence) but the front page has America mention: "...Tuesday last arrived the Desire of this place from Boston in New England...she met with a Flyboat from the Barbados in 22 days where a great hurricane happened..." and a bit more. Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:31

$87.00
187177

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress & Sequin Island ME Lighthouse 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432159242

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 25, 1795  * President George Washington act of Congress * Seguin Island Maine Lighthouse proposed The top of third column on the ftpg. has: "Laws Of The United States" "Published By Authority" "Third Congress of the United States". Hereafter is the text of: "An act to regulate the compensation of Clerks...", signed in script type: Go. Washington. Page 3 has a lengthy document headed: "Treasury Department--Proposal...for building a Light House on Sequin Island near the mouth of the Kennebeck River...coast of...Maine..." with considerable detail on how it is to be built Nice to have on the front page as this title was one of the few from this period to feature script signatures of Ge... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:30

$110.00
187176

Rare SAN DIEGO Old West Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432158572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Dec. 15, 1870  * Rare & early from Southern California The front page has nearly a full column taken up with an interesting article: "What Is Said of California in the East" which begins: "With a climate unrivaled even under the skies of Italy, and a soil that yields its harvests to the slightest cultivation, and mineral resources apparently inexhaustible, one might suppose that California offers superior inducements to settlers...", but then much more on the disadvantages. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:29

$48.00
187175

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD EDITION England Gazette 1665 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432158095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Nov. 30, 1665 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Plus this is the #5 issue, only the fifth to be published. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published simultaneously in Oxford & London and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. The content is entirely taken up with ... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:28

$465.00
187174

Rare EXTRA London Gazette w/ Battle of Ushant 1778 Revolutionary War Broadside


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100484291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Aug. 3, 1778  A rare single sheet broadside edition (printed on the front side only), published outside the normal printing schedule due to an historic report. This issue has the details of the Battle of Ushant, fought between French & British fleets 100 miles west of Ushant, a French island at the mouth of the English Channel off the north-westernmost point of France. The battle ended indecisively & led to political disputes in both countries. The main portion of the text is a detailed letter signed by the British commander: A. Keppel. Included as well is a chart of the killed & wounded by ship. Complete as a single sheet, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, printed on the front only, great ... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:28

$147.00
187173

Rare ORIGIN OF THE CIVIL WAR Charleston SC Carolina Confederate 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432157488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Dec. 29, 1863  * Rare Confederate title * Origin of the Civil War Among the articles: "National Fortitude" "From the United States--Proceedings in the Yankee Congress--Peace Resolutions" "The Confederate Congress which takes 1 1/3 columns; "From the Rapidan" "The Siege--173rd Day" "Suggestions About the Final Statements of Deceased Soldiers" and more. Single sheet issue, never bound nor trimmed, various foxing, 2 discrete archival mends on the reverse.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:27

$78.00
187172

CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Battle of McDowell Stonewall Jackson Civil War 1862 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100483143

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 20, 1862 * Battle of McDowell - Virginia * General Stonewall Jackson victory * From the capital of the Confederacy Among the articles: "The Destruction of the 'Virginia' "Pryor's Brigade" "The Battle at McDowell - Interesting Details of the Fight by a Participant" "War Matters' "The War News" "From  Corinth" and much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various folds & creases, some rubbing & dirtiness to the front page.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:26

$68.00
187171

CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Georgia w/ RE Lee Letters 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432157037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 13, 1862  * Very rare Confederate publication * General Robert E. Lee letters Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Among the various reports inside are: "The Late Battle at Corinth" "From the Line of the Potomac" ""An Army Anecdote" "Hung in Effigy" "Latest From Wilmington, N.C." "Another Brilliant Affair" "Gen. Lee's Address to His Army" in which he: "...recounts their achievements with eloquence, and delivers to them the thanks of the President, and bestows, in feeling terms, the praise they have so well earned." which is signed in type: R. E. Lee. Included also is an... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:26

$137.00
187170

CONFEDERATE 1864 William T. Sherman SAVANNAH GA Georgia Fall Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432156836

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Dec. 23, 1864  * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea coming to an end * Savannah GA Georgia Falling A newspaper not only from the Confederate state, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The War News" "New Year's Dinner to General Lee's Army" "A Present For General Lee" "From Wilmington" and other smaller items in addition to a wealth of advertisements. The back page has a notable report concerning Sherman's eminent capture of Savannah, with: "From Sherman's Army--The Situation At Savannah--Its Capitulation Expected" with the report giving the hopeless situation of this Georgia city. Also on the back page: "From Grant's Army" "Miscellaneous" and a le... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:25

$88.00
187169

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Tennessee in JACKSON MS Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100482321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, December 22, 1862  * Very rare Confederate publication If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some time. The Appeal later journeyed to Jackson, Mississippi, Meridian, Miss... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:25

$170.00
187168

EVANSVILLE RACE RIOT Indiana Afrcian Americans Negroes BEGINS 1903 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432156639

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 6, 1903 * Evansville race riot - Indiana * African Americans - Negroes The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FIERCE BATTLE WITH NO DEATHS" 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 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, small hole on the front page, generally nice.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:25

$38.00
187167

McALESTER OKLAHOMA Indian Territory Dora Wright Woman HANGING 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432156377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 17, 1903 * McAlester, Oklahoma - Indian Territory * Murderer Dora Wright - Woman hanging The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "WHITE MAN HANGED BY KENTUCKY MOB" 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 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:24

$38.00
187166

POPE LEO XIII DEATH 1st Report Roman Catholic Church 1903 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100476546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 20, 1903 * Pope Leo XIII death (1st report) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "THE REIGN OF POPE LEO XIII IS ENDED" 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 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:18

$38.00
187154

MILTON FL Santa Rosa County Florida NEGRO Lynching Shooting 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393097261943

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: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1937 * J.C. Evans Negro lynching - lynched * Milton, Santa Rosa County, Florida Page 13 has a one column heading: "Lynch Prisoner Taken Forcibly From Sherif" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro J.C. Evans in Milton, Florida. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rage ... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2021 09:32

$40.00
187143

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana 5 Slave Advertisements 1851 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096449076

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY CRESCENT, New Orleans, July 26, 1858 * Rare antebellum publication * 5 slave advertisements News of the day with several advertisements including a some slavery related ads, 5 on page 5 and another 1 on page 7. Four pages, various news of the day, loose and irregular at the spine with a little text loss, a little light foxing, a little margin wear, small horizontal hole on the back leaf (see), otherwise good.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:32

$38.00
187142

GEORGE V King of the United Kingdon & Emperor of India DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428474008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER--EXTRA, Jan. 21, 1936  * Death of George V * King of the United Kingdom The banner headlines announce: "KING GEORGE DIES!" "Sudden Illness Fatal to English Monarch" with photos of the deceased King George V, and the future King Edward VIII. Only 8 pages of the first of two sections, otherwise good condition.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:31

$33.00
187141

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428473603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 20, 1700 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * At the turn of the 18th century This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size ... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:31

$28.00
187139

BONNIE Parker & CLYDE Barrow Southern Outlaws EASTHAM Prison Break1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096448091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, January 16, 1934 * Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow * Southwest desperadoes * Rare report of the 'Eastham Breakout' The front page has a one column heading: "Outlaw Shoots Guards, Frees Five Convicts," with subhead: "Clyde Barrow, Noted Bandit, Releases Pal at Texas Prison Farm." The article mentions Bonnie Parker as being an accomplice. The coverage continues on page 2. Complete in 10 pages, even toning, binding holes down the left spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:30

$77.00
187138

JOHN DILLINGER'S Chicago Theater Assassination & The Woman In Red 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096447850

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCRANTON TIMES, Penn., July 25, 1934  * John Dillinger death trap  * The Woman in Red (Anna Sage) The front page has two column heading: "'LADIES' OF DILLINGER MOB AMONG THOUSANDS WHO GLIMPSE AT BODY" with subhead. (see) The top of page 2 has a banner headline: "GOVERNMENT AGENTS GUARDING 'WOMAN IN RED'" with subheads. A related pictorial is on page 17. (see) Twenty-eight pages, light toning and some tattering at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:30

$72.00
187137

DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Transatlantic Ocean Airplane Flight 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428472577

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1938. * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? The front page has three column headline: "CORRIGAN FLIES TO DUBLIN; U. S. OFFICIALS MAY WINK AT FORBIDDEN HOP IN 'CRATE'" with subheads. Much more on the following pages with a few wire photos. This is a report of Douglas Corrigan's "accidental" flight from New York City to Ireland. He filed his flight plant from New York to Los Angeles, but says he simply went the wrong way. Complete in 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Great condition.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:29

$62.00
187136

Great 1886 STATUE OF LIBERTY Bedloe's Island Dedication 22 x 33 Inch PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428472419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old print: SUPPLEMENT TO FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 27, 1886  Despite its flaw, this is a terrific, dramatic, and huge print of: "The Bartholdi Statue Of Liberty, On Bedloe's Island, New York Harbor" at night time. A quite rare print which I don't believe we have offered before. It measures 22 by 33 inches. There are numerous archival repairs to the blank reverse, plus some loss at the right side of the centerfold, and to a portion of the caption at the bottom margin. A small, repaired piece at the top margin.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:29

$287.00
187135

(3) Very 1st TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT Bremen Airplane Westward 1928 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428472287

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 13, 14, 16, 1928  * 1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward * Bremen, German Junkers W33 aircraft * Ireland to Canada A trio of issues reporting the first East to West trans-Atlantic crossing in a fixed wing aircraft. After Charles Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic from West to East in May 1927, the idea of flying in the opposite direction, which is more difficult because of the prevailing winds, became more and more popular. German & Irish pilots Fitzmaurice, von Huenefeld, and Koehl accomplished the feat in their plain 'Bremen'. Although New York was their destination they made it as far as Greenly Island in Labrador. Each of the 3 issues is complete and in nice condit... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:28

$48.00
187134

Republic of TEXAS & MEXICO Mexican Tension Santa Anna Santa Fe NM 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428471375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 26, 1842  * Texas and Mexico Beginning on the front page and carrying over to pages 2 and 3 is an article headed: "Texas And Mexico". This concerns the trouble between the two and notes the Mexican perspective near the beginning: "...already by alternate threats & promises they attempt to drive us Mexicans to a renunciation of our rights, and to  the abandonment of a territory which they have seized upon like bandits...". Much of the dispute is concerning the area near Santa Fe, present-day New Mexico. Includes is a letter of response signed in type: Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna. Another page has an article headed: "Florida" which begins: "Twenty-tree settlers with their baggag... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:28

$40.00
187133

Early BABE RUTH Home Run Record w/ Red Sox BLACK SOX Scandal Set 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096445568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Taunton, Massachusetts, September 25, 1919 * Early Babe Ruth home run record w/ Boston Red Sox * White Sox win pennant - World Series scandal set A column head on the sports page notes: "RUTH'S HOMER HELPED SOX WIN SECOND GAME" with subhead "Boston Wonder Makes Sure of Record for Circuit Clouts by Hitting His 28th of Season -- White Sox Win Game That Gives Them League Flag". The text notes in part: "...Ruth broke the home run record of 27 made by Ed Williamson in 1884 driving the ball over the roof of the right field grandstand in the ninth inning of the second game...". The box score is included. Also the reporting on the Chicago - St. Louis game in which: "...Joe Jackson's single in the nint... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:28

$87.00
187132

PETE ROSE "Charlie Hustle" BANNED Major League Baseball for Life 1989 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428470525

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, August 25, 1989  * Pete Rose is banned from baseball The front page has a heading that announces: "Banished for Life: Pet's Out" with subhead: "Actions 'Stained' Baseball". Two photos show Commissioner Bart Giamatti and Pete Rose. Much of page 2 is taken up with more photos of Rose, plus text. The complete first section only with pages 1-14. Very nice condition.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:27

$42.00
187131

Rare 18th Century THE EVENING POST London England UK 1721 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096445058

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING POST, London, Sept. 18, 1721  * Rare 18th century publication Various European news, with a page 2 report beginning: "The King of Spain hath established certain regulations, the better to prevent the Contagion which rages in France from spreading itself into his dominions..." with more on this. One-third of page 3 is blank & has a red tax stamp. Half of the back page is blank. Complete in four pages, never bound nor trimmed, 8 by 10 inches, good condition.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:27

$72.00
187130

ROSENBERGS SENTENCED Julius & Ethel to Electirc Chair w/ Photos 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096444679

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1951  * Julius and Ethel Rosenberg sentenced * Russian spies - Atomic bomb * Electric chair - Sing Sing prison in New York The top of the front page has a one column head: "ATOM SPY COUPLE SENTENCED TO DIE; AIDE GETS 30 YEARS"& subheads: "Penalties for Rosenbergs Are First Under '17 Law, in Which Kaufman Cites Weakness" "Appeals To As Stays" "Judge Denounces Theft of Bomb Secrets for Russia as 'Worse Than Murder'". Also on the front page are photos of: "Julius Rosenberg" & "Mrs. Ethel Rosenberg". The report continues inside where there is a photo of Judge Kaufman as well as the "Text of Judge Kaufman's Statement on Sentencing Bomb Spies". Complete in 52 pages, this is the "rag edition" printe... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:26

$73.00
187129

SURRENDER OF ROBERT E. LEE Appomattox Court House Sign 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428468615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SEMI-WEEKLY TIMES, New York, April 11, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee's surrender * Appomattox Court House signing Page 2 begins with: "The Crowning Victory" "Victory--Peace" with the leading dispatch reading: "This department has received the official report of the SURRENDER, THIS DAY, OF GEN. LEE AND HIS ARMY TO LIEUT. GENERAL GRANT, on the terms proposed by Grant. Details will be presented as speedily as possible." This is followed by Grant's official dispatch reading: "GEN LEE SURRENDERED THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA THIS AFTERNOON, Upon the terms proposed by myself. The accompanying additional correspondence will show the conditions fully." signed in type: U.S. Grant. What follows are the many dispatches be... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:25

$340.00
187128

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR America Newspaper w/ Gen. Greene in the Southern Colonies


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428468022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 13, 1781    * Rare Revolutionary War title * General Nathanael Greene * Events in the South Most of the front page is taken up with reports concerning the: "Account of the Examination& Commitment of John Trumbull, for High Treason", some of the "rebel governor" of Connecticut who was accused of being a spy and who spent 7 months in a London prison. Page 2 has a great wealth of content on the Revolutionary War with: "Intelligence From the Southward" with much on the work of General Greene around the events of the Battle of Cowpens and the defeat of Col. Tarleton. Included also is a fine letter signed by: Henry Lee, beginning: "I have the honor to advise y... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:25

$440.00
187127

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR America Newspaper w/ George Washington Pardons Deserters


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096443280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 5, 1782  * Rare Revolutionary War publication * General George Washington pardons The feature of this issue is the: "PROCLAMATION" which appears near the top of page 2, signed in type by: George Washington. It mentions in part: "Whereas there is good reason to believe that there are many deserters from the Continental army...finding themselves deluded by false promises, would willingly return to their colours...Therefore, from motives of humanity...I have thought fit to issue this my proclamation offering free pardon to all deserters...who shall deliver themselves up to any Continental Officer on or before the first day of June next..." with a bit more. A... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:24

$490.00
187126

BROOKLYN DODGERS New York Yankees World Series w/ Carl Photos 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096443063

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 4, 1953 * New York Yankees lose game 4 * World Series of baseball * Brooklyn Dodgers - "The Bums" * Roy Campanella & Billy Martin The top of the front page has a three column heading: "DODGERS DOWN YANKS 7-3, TO SQUARE SERIES" with subheads, related photo and box scores. (see) Much more in the sport's section. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60+ pages, light toning at the margin, some residue along the spine from disbinding, generally nice.

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$44.00
186487

LAUREL MS Mississippi NEGRO Lynching Howard Wash 1942 World War II Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393055929398

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: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 18, 1942  * Howard Wash, Laurel, Mississippi lynching The front page has a one column heading: "New Lynching in Mississippi; Trio Arrested" (see) Page 2 has a small related map. First report coverage on the lynching of negro Howard Wash in Laurel, Mississippi. Complete 1st section only with 22 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:09

$62.00
187106

(23) 19th Century Lowell Massachusetts AYER'S AMERICAN ALMANACS w/ Yellow Covers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096113520

Offered are 23 original, historic, & collectible old Almanacs: AYER'S AMERICAN ALMANAC, Lowell, Massachusetts  A large lot of 23 almanacs ranging the years 1858 thru 1897, no duplicates of any year. All with original yellow wrappers, a few with some wear but mostly very nice condition.

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Ends February 14, 2021 09:03

$56.00
187093

HERBERT HOOVER Elected 31st President of United States Rep. WINS 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096047758

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 7, 1928  * Herbert Hoover elected President * Franklin D. Roosevelt wins Governorship The front page has a terrific banner headline in bold lettering: "HOOVER SWEEPS U. S." with subheads and chart. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on the following pages. Some related photos as well. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends February 14, 2021 07:11

$98.00
187092

MICHAEL JORDAN Voted NBA Basketball Best w/ Photo Chicago Bulls 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096047610

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, Thursday, April 26, 1988 * Michael Jordan becoming a superstar * Chicago Bulls NBA basketball The front page of the sport's section has a illustration which includes the likeness of Michael Jordan with heading: "NBA selects its best" Also a two column heading: "Jordan has no peer, say his peers" The top left corner of the front page has a small photo of Jordan with brief text. (see) Complete with all sections (40 pages), very nice condition.

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Ends February 14, 2021 07:10

$62.00
187091

Rookie MICHAEL JORDAN Visits Special Olympics Kids Chicago Bulls 1985 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096047182

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, April 5, 1985 * Michael Jordan during his rookie season * Visiting the Special Olympics athletes * Chicago Bulls NBA basketball The top right corner of the front page of the sport's section has a photo of Bulls' rookie Michael Jordan with heading: "Special Kind Of Day" The top of page 4 of this section has a headline: "Jordan's magic touches Special Olympians" with related photo. (see) I suspect this to be a rare item because their was really no reason to save it at the time. Complete with all sections (36 pages), very nice condition.

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$52.00
187089

MARVIN HAGLER VS. THOMAS HEARNS Middleeight Boxing Title Fight 1985 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373427415576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, April 16, 1985 * Marvelous Marvin Hagler vs. Thomas Hearns * Middleweight championship boxing match * "The Fight" - "The War" The front page has a five column headline: "Marvelous Marvin wins his 'war'" The front page of the sport's section has another headline: "Hagler just marvelous in TKO" with subhead and color photo. First report coverage continues inside this section. This famous middleweight championship boxing match is considered the three greatest rounds in boxing history, due to its constant action, and violent back-and-forth exchanges. Complete with all sections (36 pages), nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2021 15:18

$48.00
187088

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373427414820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London, June 9, 1715  * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings This is one of our favorite early newspapers as it is single sheet, small folio size, and has two great engravings in the masthead making it very nice for display (see images). The front page has various reports from throughout Europe while most of the back page is taken up with ads. Measures about 8 1/4 by 13 3/4 inches. A little irregular along the left margin, otherwise very nice.

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$33.00
187087

BONUS ARMY World War I Veterans VETS Washington DC INITIAL MARCH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393095256012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1932  * Bonus Army march * World War I veterans * Washington D.C. The top of the front page is a one column heading: "7,000 IN BONUS ARMY PARADE IN CAPITAL, ORDERLY BUT GRIM" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. This was the initial march which would end up into major conflict later in the Summer. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2021 15:17

$42.00
187085

HAROLD FREDERICK PITCAIRN Wins Collier Trophy for AUTOGYRO Photos 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373427413506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE section of the New York Times, April 26, 1931 * Harold Frederick Pitcairn * Autogyro aircraft invention * Collier Trophy winner The front page of this rotogravure section only has two related photos concerning Harold Frederick Pitcairn receiving the Collier Trophy for the development of the autogyro. Eight pages, rag edition, some small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2021 15:17

$38.00
187084

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393095254016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre aftermath * George 'Bugs' Moran vs. Al 'Scarface' Capone * Gangsters - gangland - underworld The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "KIDNAP A WITNESS IN MORAN KILLINGS" with subheads. Coverage on the recent unrest in Chicago's gangland crisis. Complete 1st section only with 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 13, 2021 15:16

$44.00
187083

BANK NOTES Paper Money Currency Cutting 1/2 ROBBERY Prevention in 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393095253498

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 12, 1782  * Cutting paper money in half * Prevention of mail robberies Page 5 has a report from a Pennsylvania newspaper with some talk of prison ships, and the destination of some of the British departing the colonies (see). The back page has a letter from New York reporting how: "...America is more internally weak at this moment than almost at any other period of the war. However paradoxical this may appear after their late success, the fact is true.." with more on this. ending with: "...had it not been for the French land force...Mr. Washington with all his boasted continental strength, could not have effected any thing to purpose against Lord Cornwallis." Also mention of the death ... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2021 15:16

$47.00
187082

HIRAM PERCY MAXIM Firearms Silencer Inventor DEATH w/ Photo 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373427412185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, February 18, 1936 * Hiram Percy Maxim death (1st report) * Famous inventor of the gun silencer The top of page 5 has a one column photo of Maxim with heading: "Maxim, Inventor of Gun Silencer, Dies in Colorado" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of famous inventor Hiram Percy Maxim. Complete with 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins and central fold, generally good.

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Ends February 13, 2021 15:15

$58.00
187081

3 Rare 1694 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE British Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373427411085

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Nov. 13, Dec. 8 & 29, 1694 * Rare 17th century publications * Lot of 3 issues over 325 yrs. old This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 325 years old. These newspapers were done in question/answer format. These newspapers were published at a time when there weren't any newspapers in all of the American colonies. Single sheet newspapers printed on both sides (typical for the period), measuring about 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. Nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2021 15:14

$112.00
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