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195686

P. G. T. BEAUREGARD Letter & re. Battle of Gettysburg 1863 CONFEDERATE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373893480383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, August 27, 1863  * P. G. T. Beauregard letter * re. Battle of Gettysburg * From the Confederate capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, the city to which all war-related news would flow. In additional to many advertisements, the front page has: "From General Lee's Army & The Valley--Other Movements" "Another Prize on the Rappahannock" "Look At Them" "The Situation In Tennessee" "Yankee Raid Into King George" "From Mississippi" "City Intelligence" "Rumors From the Southwest" and other smaller items. The back page is surrounded by a wide black mourning rule for the death of the former governor, as noted at the beginning of the editorial: "The Hon. John ... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:18

$82.00
195685

MORMONS Mormonism Brigham Young to Move to Hawaii Settlement ? 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890179759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Virginia, June 5, 1871 * Mormons - Mormonism * Brigham Young to Hawaii ? Page 2 has an article: "The Mormons and the Sandwich Islands" which begins: "Brigham Young finds himself so hemmed in by Gentiles and Gentile influences, and subjected to so many trials and tribulations in consequence of the influx into his dominions of so many antagonistic elements, that it is said he contemplates removing his people to the Sandwich Islands...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:17

$51.00
195684

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy EDINBURGH England 1780 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890179079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, March 10, 1780 * American Revolutionary War era newspaper Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, including military reports. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:17

$33.00
195683

BATTLE OF CHICKAMAUGA General George H. Thomas Account 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890178496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 2, 1864  * Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia * General George H. Thomas account As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving reports from various fields of operation. Other items in this issue include: "The Virginia Campaigns" "The Volunteer & Regular Navy" "Our Generals & Soldiers" "The Launch of the Dictator" "Making War Support War" "Glory Enough For All" "The Battle of Chickamauga" which takes most of a page, with much detail; "Ambulances in the Army of the Potomac" and much more. Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:16

$36.00
195682

BATTLE OF BEAR PAW Nez Perce War Indians w/ Looking Glasss Killed 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890177765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 9, 1877  * Battle of Bear Paw - Montana * Indians - Native Americans * Uncommon Old West title Among the front page articles is: "THE INDIAN WAR" "Severe Battle with Nez Perces Indians--Looking-Glass, and Joseph's Brother and Three Other Chiefs Killed--Captain Hale, Second Lieut. Biddle and 21 Non-commissioned Officers Slain". The report takes over half a column, with much detail. Four pages, a bit fragile but in nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:16

$44.00
195681

FORT BUFORD MASSACRE HOAX North Dakota & Fort Phil Kearney Fight 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890177206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 10, 1867   * Fort Buford massacre hoax The years following the Civil War were years of expansion west, causing the inevitable conflict with the Native American tribes. Such reports were not uncommon in period newspapers. This is one such issue. The front page has: "The Indians" with a few bits noting: "...that the reported massacre at Fort Buford is not credited there...from Arizona Territory say that the Apache Indians had attacked the men in charge of the Money mine...The savages were well armed with guns and rifles...contain the following account of the Fort Phil Kearney massacre...They, the Sioux, were about 2,000 strong, all warriors..." with more on this battle. Other fine content ... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:16

$30.00
195680

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE William Henry Harrison Indians Detailed Rpt. 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373893475055

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 26, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison The prime content is the front page  report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, prefaced with: "...message from the President of the United States, enclosing governor Harrison's two letters...on the late engagement with the Indians on the Wabash..." with the complete text carrying over to page 2, including the note signed in type: James Madison, and the detailed battle report signed: William Henry Harrison. There is also another report datelined "Vincennes, 4th Dec. 1811" on the battle, signed: William Henry Harrison. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, some small archival mends near the margins, generally good condi... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:15

$115.00
195679

Battle of FORT PILLOW MASSACRE Tennessee Nathan Forrest 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890173998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1864  * Fort Pillow Massacre * General Nathan Forrest * 2 small maps There are two one column maps in the bottom half of the front page, captioned: "The Position of Fort Pillow on the Mississippi" and "Diagram of the Fort". The front page also has some nice column heads on the battle, including: "Capture of Fort Pillow by the Rebels" "Reported Massacre of the White and Black Troops" "Women & Children Murdered in Cold Blood" "The Dead & Wounded Negroes Burned" with other war-related reports as well. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:14

$55.00
195678

1865 Civil War Newspaper TEXAS & More Southwest MAP - Wilmington & Smithville


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890173053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1865 * Southwestern U.S. States map * Wilmington & Smithville NC North Carolina * General David D. Porter Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very large front page map headed: "THE FRENCH IN MEXICO" which not only shows Mexico but all of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and much of Alabama, Tennessee, New Mexico, Arizona and Oklahoma. Several American cities are noted including Brownsville, Austin, Houston, New Orleans, Mobile, Memphis, & more. But there are also nice one column Civil War heads on the back page: "THE SOUTH" "Kirby Smith & Jubal Early Relieved" "Benjamin & Seddon Resign" "Disaffection At The South" "The Croakers Growing Troublesome" and more. Eight pages, bin... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:14

$45.00
195677

BOMBING OF BARCELONA Nationalist Airstrikes Spanish Civil War 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890172295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 18, 1938 * Bombing of Barcelona * Spanish Civil War * Nationalist Spain The front page has a nice banner headline: "600 KILLED IN 12 BOMB RAIDS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related photo is on the back page. Coverage on the Nationalist airstrikes on the city of Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:14

$49.00
195676

MILLION MAN MARCH African Americans National Mall in Wash.D.C. 1995 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890170980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 17, 1995  * Million Man March * African Americans * Louis Farrakhan * National Mall - Wash. D.C. The nice headline reports on the Million Man March on Washington with: "Black Men, in Show of Unity, Join in 400,000-Strong March". This event was a gathering of African-American men at the National Mall, called by Louis Farrakhan. Also on the ftpg: "Clinton Calls for End to Racism" with more. Coverage--with several more photos--carries over to pages 10-14 and 20+. The ftpg. features a nice color photo captioned: "In a view from the Washington Monument, throng of march participants stretches to the Capitol steps." The complete sections A,B & C only. Very nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:13

$88.00
195675

Rare 17th Century THE ATHENIAN MERCURY London England Agony Aunt 1692 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890170300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 23, 1692  * Rare 17th century title This was the very first of the "agony aunt" newspapers (see hyperlink), a newspaper providing personal advice to its readers. In creating this format of responding to questions from readers, the publisher, John Dunton, did so as a result of feeling guilty for cheating on his wife. He thought that people like himself might appreciate confiding anonymously in a stranger & that readers would be titillated by the exchange. It proved to be a success as he was bombarded with queries on everything from marriage to the ethics of slave-trading to why sermons seem longer than they are. There are 8 questions in this issue. Single sheet, 8 by 12 inches, very ni... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:13

$48.00
195674

JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Scarface Capone Hit Man ASSASSINATION 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890169576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 15, 1936  * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassination * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: " 'Machine Gun' McGurn Is Slain in Chicago; Linked to St. Valentine 'Massacre' of 1929". McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's & 1930's. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rag edition printed on high quality newsprint for institutional holdings. Very nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:12

$67.00
195672

NEWPORT FL (Port Leon) Wakulla County Florida Panhandle FOUNDED 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890160378

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1843  * Newport, Wakulla County, Florida founded Page 3 has an article: "A New Town in Florida" which reports on a new town being created called Newport, made up of inhabits of Port Leon which was destroyed by a hurricane. There are actually two towns in Florida called Newport, this one is in Wakulla County. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:09

$38.00
195670

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Al 'Scarface' Capone Era - Prohibition 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373893456162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 27, 1930 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone era * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "NORTH SIDE SHAKEN; 2 BOMBS" with subheads. Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page. 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 Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Wh... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:05

$52.00
195669

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania w/ Ads 1795 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890151705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 28, 1795 * 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, untrimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:04

$56.00
195668

SMS PRINZREGENT LUITPOLD Imperial German Navy Battleship LAUNCHED 1912 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890150595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 17, 1912 * SMS Prinzregent Luitpold launching * Imperial German Navy - Kaiser class battleship The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HUGE BATTLESHIP FOR THE NAVY OF GERMANY IS LAUNCHED" 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 18 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:04

$38.00
195667

19th Century NEW YORK CITY 1815 Newspaper w/ Steamboat Stagecoach Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373893449812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, Aug. 14, 1815  * Illustrated advertisements * Early 19th century original The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat and at least ten illustrated ship ads. The back page has an ad for a stagecoach. Four pages, generally in nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:00

$25.00
195666

GUTTENBERG (Prairie La Porte) IA Clayton County Iowa FOUNDED 1844 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373893449013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Oct. 1, 1844  * Guttenberg, Clayton County, Iowa founded A page 3 article headed: "Prairie LaPorte" reports: "Two hundred or upwards of German families from Hamilton county, Ohio, have made a purchase of Prairie LaPorte, where they are now laying out a city. Prairie LaPorte is in Clayton County, Iowa, on the Mississippi. The site is said to be an excellent one, and the city will be the most northerly one in Iowa..." plus mention there are plans to establish vineyards and cultivate grapes. Note: Upon settlement by the Germans the name of this community was eventually changed to Guttenberg. Four pages, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:00

$38.00
195664

PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Ratification NO BEER LIQUOR Goes Dry 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890138484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1919  * re. Prohibition (no beer, liquor) wins * 18th Amendment ratification * 3/4 of the states needed is met The front page has a one column heading: PROHIBITION ISSUE UNDER LEGAL FIRE" with subheads. (see) Second report coverage on the ratification of the 18th amendment to the Constitution & causing Prohibition to take effect the next  year. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, even toning, a little irregular along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2022 11:56

$44.00
195663

DR. HAWLEY HARVEY CRIPPEN Wireless Telegraphy Wife MURDER Case 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373893441188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 10, 1910 * Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen - wife's murder case * 1st ever suspect to be captured w/ wireless telegraphy * Victim Belle Elmore - Cora Henrietta Crippen The top of the front page has a four column headline: "CRIPPEN WILL BE HANGED TUESDAY, NOV. 8" 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, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2022 11:56

$39.00
195662

1893 Newspaper Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373893440328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Nov. 9, 1893  * Rare old West title * Maricopa County This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated. Among the articles: "A Peculiar Find - A Box Full of Dynamite Found"  Eight pages,  nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 11:56

$43.00
195661

JEFFREY DAHMER Serial Killer Rape Murder Dismemberment KILLED 1994 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373893439359

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 29, 1994 * Jeffrey Dahmer killed in prison * Serial killer and sex offender * Rape, murder & dismemberment The front page has a on column heading: "Dahmer Slain in Prison Attack; Inmate Held". First report coverage continues inside with photo of Dahmer. Complete with all sections (120+ pages), great condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 11:55

$88.00
195660

SIEGE OF SCUTARI Ends w/ Montenegro Victory over Ottoman Empire 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373893428265

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 24, 1913 * Siege of Scutari ends w/ capture * Kingdom of Montenegro victory * Ottoman Empire - Turkey - Turks The front page has a nice banner headline: "MONTENEGRO HURLS DEFI AT ALL EUROPE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the margins, two small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2022 11:48

$39.00
195659

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1795 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890119347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 21, 1795  * 18th century American publication Page 2 has reports from: "France, National Convention" taking over half of the page. Page 3 has reports from "Kentucky" Maryland" "New York" and elsewhere. This is the newspaper by the famed printer Isaiah Thomas. Four pages, decorative masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2022 11:46

$39.00
195658

1909 CHERRY MINE DISASTER Bureau County Illinois Deadly Coal Fire 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373893424394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 15, 1909 * 1909 Cherry Coal Mine disaster * Bureau County, Illinois fire The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIRE BREAKS OUR AFRESH IN CHERRY MINE; HOPE ABANDONED" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2022 11:46

$62.00
195657

Pre-Civil War COOPERSTOWN NY Otsego County New York 1855 BANK CHECK w/ Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890118336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old check: An Oct. 30th, 1855 check drawn in the "Otsego County Bank" in Cooperstown, New York. A very handsome item which features an engraving of an Indian at the left side. Printed on maroon ink with 1 circular "Paid" stamp. About 2 3/4 by 7 3/4 inches and in nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 11:45

$14.00
195656

SEA SERPENT Dragon Monster Appearance ? Cape Cod Massachusetts 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393889983337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 7, 1843  * Sea serpent - monster * Cape Cod, Massachusetts Page 3 has an article: "The Sea Serpent" which reports its sighting near Cape Cod. Very descriptive, noting in part: "...Its form was that of an eel...The head was somewhat smaller than the body...judged the body to have been from 90 to 120 feet long..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 10:33

$28.00
195641

President JOHN ADAMS & V.P. Thomas Jefferson Act of Congress 1800 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373887316799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 24, 1800  * President John Adams * Thomas Jefferson The front page has an entire column taken up with an Act of Congress signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archivally rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2022 07:42

$30.00
195640

GENERAL WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Southern MArch - Finals Months of Civil War 1865 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373887316129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 16, 1865  * General William T. Sherman * Marching along Southern coast * Final months of the Civil War Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "They Are Within Two Miles of Charleston" "Skirmishing Near Charleston" "Branchville Flanked" "Lee's Appeal to the Georgians" "SAVANNAH" "Series of Union Meetings Held Throughout Georgia" "WILMINGTON" "Reconnaissance in Force..." "Brisk Skirmishing & Retreat of the Rebels" "Partial List of Casualties" & much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2022 07:42

$30.00
195639

Rare 1879 NEW WESTMINSTER British Columbia CANADA Original Newspaper w/ Many Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393884387011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MAINLAND GUARDIAN, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, April 17, 1878  * Rare publication A quite uncommon title from this town in British Columbia, with various news and literary items of the day and a wealth of ads a well, several of which are illustrated. Complete in four pages, typical folio size, never bound nor trimmed, a news agent's stamp in the upper right corner, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2022 07:41

$46.00
195638

U.S. ARMY 69th Infantry & Russian Troops MEET Elbe 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373887314845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SUN, New York, April 27, 1945 * United States Army join Russian troops in Germany  * Historic meeting - World War II  A three-line banner headline announces: "AMERICAN ARMY MEETS RUSSIANS INSIDE GERMANY" with related subheads and a map showing: "Where U.S. and Red Army Lines Link Up". Present are pages 1-24, 37 & 38 of a 38 page issue. Nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2022 07:41

$44.00
195637

BATTLE OF LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN Chattanooga Campaign Tenn. 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373887314128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 27, 1863  * Battle of Lookout Mountain * Chattanooga campaign - Tennessee * General Ulysses S. Grant victory Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S VICTORY" "A Complete Triumph Over the Army Under Bragg Officially Announced" "Lookout Mountain Top, all the Rifle Pits in Chattanooga Valley, & Missionary Ridge Carried by Our Forces" "the Enemy In Full Retreat!" "Captures of 6,000 Prisoners & 52 Cannon" "Gen. Sherman Across the Chickamauga & Gen. Hooker at Ringold in Pursuit" & more. Eight pages, light damp stain to a lower corner.

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Ends February 19, 2022 07:40

$38.00
195636

PASS CAVALLO TEXAS Port Captured by Union Amwerican Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393884385282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 17, 1863  * Pass Cavallo (Texas) captured Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Capture of Rebel Works at Port Cavallo, Texas" "The Occupation of Texas" "Tennessee not Yet Vacated by the Enemy" "Longstreet's Forces at Bay" "The Siege of Charleston" & more. Eight pages, light damp stain to a lower corner, good condition.

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Ends February 19, 2022 07:40

$33.00
195635

Confederates In GETTYSBURG PA Historic Battle Close 1863 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393884383991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1863  * Confederates advancing upon Gettysburg for the historic battle The front page has some nice & detailed reporting on the advance of the Confederates into the North, with first column heads including: "THE REBEL INVASION" "Carlisle Evacuated by Our Forces" "Probable Occupation of the Place by the Rebels" "The Main Rebel Force Supposed to be Behind Chambersburg" "Gettysburg in Possession of the Enemy" "An Order from Ewell to the Citizens of Chambersburg" "No Liquor to be Sold to His Soldiers" "Longstreet's Corps also Said to be Entering Pennsylvania" "Lee and His Staff North of the Potomac" "A Call for 50,000 Militia in Pennsylvania". There are other Civil War headlines on the front page, ... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2022 07:40

$88.00
195633

Very Early TEN-PINS BOWLING Balls Alley Several Strikes Mention 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393884382176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 1843  * Very early bowling mention * Ten-Pins - target sport Page 3 has a rather brief yet very early report of bowling, headed: "Ten Pins". It notes: "...of man in that city who made eight ten strikes, and a seven strike with nine successive balls, and that, too, over alleys ninety feet long. His antagonist put on his coat and left him to finish his game by himself." This is the earliest newspaper report we have found of the sport of bowling in America. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2022 07:38

$46.00
195631

President ZACHARY TAYLOR "Old Rough and Ready" Annual Address 1849 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393881848006

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1849  * President Zachary Taylor * State of the Union Address * Best publication to be had ? Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress" including several mention of "...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi..." which was Jefferson Davis, who would become the President of the Confederacy. Much of pages 4 and 5 are taken up with: "The President's Message", being the annual state of the union address, signed in type: Z. Taylor. The very lengthy report is a report on the events of the year 1849 including some talk on the Gold Rush and the events ending the Mexican War, plus so much more. Included also are detailed reports from the Secretaries of the Navy, War, ... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2022 08:02

$81.00
195630

Historic ALAN SHEPARD 1st American Rocket SPACEMAN NASA Mercury 3 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393881847442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 6, 1961  * Astronaut Alan Shepard * 1st American in space * Mercury-Redstone 3 - Freedom 7 America's first man is space is heralded with a banner headline: " 'Boy, What a Ride! ' Shepard Says After 115 Mile Flight Into Space" with related subheads and a photo of him being hauled up from the capsule. This was an historic first in America's effort in the space race with the Soviet Union, still behind as the first man in space was Uri Gagarin's flight of less than a month prior. Present are pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 13, 14 only. Nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2022 08:02

$57.00
195629

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Lengthy Act of Congress Type Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373884756018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 27, 1796  * President George Washington * Lengthy Act of Congress Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress concerning duties on carriages, which is signed in type: G. Washington, President of the United States. Page 3 has reports from Savannah, Philadelphia, New York, Northampton, Portland, Newburyport, and Boston, the latter having reports on the commencement at Harvard University. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, excellent condition with a handsome masthead.

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$103.00
195628

THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393881846406

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 16, 1871  * Great Chicago fire The front page first column has nice heads on the Great Chicago Fire, including: "THE CITY OF CHICAGO" "A Quiet & Peaceful Sabbath Yesterday" "How the Citizens Observed the Day" "Rapid Growth of the Temporary Dwellings & Stores" "Interesting Resume of the Effects of the Great Fire" "Scenes &I Incidents Among the Ruins". The text takes over half of the front page. Eight pages, a printing crease in the first column causes no loss of readability, otherwise in great condition.

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$54.00
195627

ISRAELI AIR FORCE Very 1st Used Arab War Jewish Jews Jerusalem 1948 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, May 21, 1948  * Israeli Air Force (IAF) 1st used  * Jewish - Jews - Judaica  * Palestine - Arabs The top of the front page has one column heads: "ARABS CONTINUE SWIFT ADVANCES IN WALLED AREA" "Arab Legion Claims Upper Hand in Battle". There is a smaller head: "The Jewish Air Force made its first strike, bombing Arab positions below the Sea of Galilee..." which reports the very first military action of the Israeli Air Force. Complete in 40 pages, light toning along central fold, generally nice.

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$57.00
195626

Jews JEWISH PASSOVER Making Matzo Matzah Bread & Gold Rush PRINTS 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373884750570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 23, 1889  * Judaica - Jewish Passover * Gold Rush in Santa Clara County * Views of San Diego in 1889 A fullpg. has 5 prints of: "Lower California. The New Gold Discoveries in Santa Clara Valley--Scenes & Incidents of the Rush to the Mines." Another pg. has an article: "Unleavened Bread For The Passover" plus two related illustrations on the making of it for the Jewish feast. Yet another page is entirely taken up with 5 prints captioned: "Southern California--In and About San Diego, 'The City of Perpetual Summer' " showing both prominent buildings in the city (some still exist in the current 'Gaslamp Quarter')  plus a nice view of the bay & harbor. Sixteen pages, very nic... See More  

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$83.00
195624

CHARLES J. GUITEAU James A. Garfield Assassination TRIAL Prints 1881 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 3, 1881 * President James Garfield assassination * Charles J. Guiteau on trial The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner..."; a fullpg. with 4 prints: "On the Eve of the Thanksgiving Feast--Hunting the Wild Turkey", a small print of: "J. Howard Welles, Blackmailer of Jay Gould." Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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$56.00
195623

DALTON GANG Brothers Coffeyville KS Kansas Robbery Raid KILLED 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393881838203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Oct. 6, 1892  * Dalton brothers gang killed * Coffeyville, Kansas raid Page 6 has a very nice, and uncommonly lengthy report headed: "The Dalton Gang Wiped Out" "A Desperate Battle In Kansas" "Five Bandits and Four Citizens" with subheads: "Killed in an Encounter at Coffeyville--The Gang Attempted to Rob Two Banks--The City Marshal Among the Dead". The full text of the article, which takes over half a column, is shown in the photos, with the report beginning: "The Dalton gang has been exterminated. Six of the gang rode into Coffeyville, Kan., yesterday morning & robbed the two banks of the place..." with much more. Complete in 10 pages however the issue is very fragile w... See More  

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$74.00
195622

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


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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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$60.00
195621

SIDNEY POITIER 1st Black Wins Best Actor OSCAR Academy Award 1964 Old Newspape


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 14, 1964 * Sidney Poitier wins Best Actor Oscar -"Lilies of the Field" *1st African American male to win an Academy Award The top of the front page has a three column heading: "Sidney Poitier, Miss. Neal, 'Tom Jones' Take Oscars" with subhead and photo. (see) Sidney Poitier, who came from very humble beginnings, was the 1st African American man to win an Academy Award. Quite historic. Complete in 34 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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$100.00
195602

BLACK BUCK 1 RAIDS Avro Vulcan RAF Bomber Stanley Falklands War 1982 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 1, 1982 * "Black Buck 1" raid * RAF Avro Vulcan bomber * Stanley - Falklands Islands War The front page has a banner headline: "British Jets Attack Falklands" with subhead and related photo. (see) Nice for display. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, nice condition.

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$44.00
195598

1681 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 341 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England Rare


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373875125632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 13, 1681 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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$44.00
195597

MASONIC Freemasons Freemasonry & Essex-Merrimack River Bridge 1793 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373875124792

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1793  * Original Chain Bridge (Massachusetts) * Newburyport - Merrimack River Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's market. This title was published  by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society. One of the best aspects of this issue is that the full page plate is still present, being: "Newbury Bridge over Merrimack River" which is accompanied by a nearly full page: "Description of the Plate" (see). Only rarely are plates of American scenes still found in such magazines. Typically they were removed years ago. The plate is in very nice condition with some foxing in the ... See More  

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$177.00
195588

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Airplane Landing MUSKOGEE OKLAHOMA 1928 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1928 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * Hatbox Field landing * Muskogee County, Oklahoma The bottom of page 2 has a very small and discrete heading: "Miss Earhart Lands at Muskogee" First report coverage on Amelia Earhart landing at Hatbox Airfield at Muskogee, Oklahoma. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally in very nice condition. Note: While the major historic events in Amelia Earhart's life can be read about through multiple venues (books, newspapers, magazines, etc.), many of the more obscure events can only be found within a handful (at most) of daily newspapers of her ... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2022 09:47

$45.00
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