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Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391395805218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FLORIDIAN & JOURNAL, Tallahassee, June 2, 1849 * Minnesota Territory established (historic) * President James K. Polk * Rare title from pre-civil war Florida On the front page under "Acts and Resolutions passed at the Second Session of the Thirtieth Congress" is: "AN Act to establish the territorial government of Minnesota..." signed in type: James K. Polk. Other news of the day includes: "History of the Horse" "The Fire At St. Louis" "An Alabama Blackleg" and more . Early and uncommon from Florida. A volume I issue (number 22). Large area of damp staining in the upper half, some in the text of the act.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:07

$76.00
141704

Best JOSEPH FILKOWSKI Polish Bootlegger Gangster Mob GETS LIFE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391391784562

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, April 16, 1932 * Gangster Joseph Filkowski * Polish-American bootlegger * Best title to be had The ftpg. has a very bold banner head on longtime Cleveland underworld figure Joe Filkowski: "JOE GETS LIFE TERM", with a photo of him headed: "As Filkowski Hears Mercy Verdict", and subhead: "Filkowski Is Saved From Death Chair" & more. This coverage is likely only to be found in a Cleveland newspaper. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2016 16:44

$32.00
141466

Historic NRA National Rifle Association - Organization CREATION 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371556381060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1871 * Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association The bottom of pg. 4 has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the hyperlink notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent in late November and this report notes: "A regular meeting of the Directors of the National Rifle Association was held last evening...Col. Church in the chair..." followed by a list of other members present (see). Eight pages, a few archival repairs, a bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2016 16:16

$53.00
141382

HMS THUNDERER (1872) British Royal Navy Battlesship PRINTS 1872 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371555454643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 20, 1872 * HMS Thunderer launching w/ prints Inside has 2 prints of Potsdam. Also a full page of: "The Right Hon. John Bright, M.P."; several prints of: "Plans & Sections of the Turrets & Guns of H.M.S. Thunderer" as well as a full page print of this ship. Other prints as well. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:34

$28.00
141379

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ Valentín Gómez Farías Address 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391386489191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Jan. 16, 1847 * Valentín Gómez Farías address * Mexican-American War As would be expected from a D.C. paper, much reporting from Congress including talk on funding the army. Page 3 has: "Late From Mexico" which has the address of the Mexican vice president. Also a letter which begins: "The war is not finished so soon as people here believed, for they thought that, by striking a couple of blows like those of the 8t & 9th of May...they would be able to obtain such a treaty as they desire, that is, giving them the Californias & other possessions in the north of Mexico..." with more. Also: "Extract of a Letter to a Member of Congress" date... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:21

$34.00
141235

BATTLES OF SARATOGA w/ John Burgoyne Surrender 1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 24, 1777 * Battles of Saratoga- New York * John Burgoyne's surrender The front page has an interesting article which includes: "Those worthy friends of this country, the Patriots, were, I find, quite cock-a-hoop upon the news of the surrender of Burgoyne's army. Nothing but public misfortunes can give them a chance of feeding upon the spoils of the nation, and therefore, like Cornish wreck-watchers, they look out with eagerness for a storm..." and near the end: "...who have prostituted themselves by espousing the cause of New England. If they want places, let them sue to the Congress, and implore the influence of Benedict Arnold in their favour." ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:15

$140.00
141234

CHARLESTON South Carolina General Augustine Prevost 1779 REVOLUTIONARY WAR News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382712008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 7, 1779 * Battle of Stono Ferry * Charleston, South Carolina * General Augustine Prevost Inside has: "...have advice of Charles-Town [Charleston] being taken by storm on the 10th of June last...schooner that had left New York six days who gave him an account that Charles-Town had surrendered to the King's forces on the 11th of June." Also: "...In the Maryland new papers it is mentioned that a feu de joye was fired on the 10th of June from the fort at Annapolis & from the ships, on account of the defeat of Gen. Prevost at Charlestown on the 19th of May; but...which left Philadelphia the 28th of June says that the defeat of Prevost did not then gain ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:14

$53.00
140948

NEW YORK CITY Nation's Capital Pre George Washington Inauguration 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546180693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Jan. 20, 1789 * 18th century America Almost the entire page 2 is taken up with: "Proceedings of the Legislature" of New York. All of pages 1, 3 and 34 are taken up with advertisements including 15 illustrated ship ads on the back page. Four pages, great condition. A nice newspaper from the nation's capital at the time, where Washington would be inaugurated in April, 1789.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:09

$43.00
140943

Pre United States Constitution & Post Revolutionary War 1785 Phila. PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391377358496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 7, 1785 * Government close * Post war era Printed during the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War & the creation of the federal government. Page 2 includes letters written from Boston and Virginia. Page 3 has three ads for runaways & the back page has a nice illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufacturer" which shows the classic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period (see hyperlink). Four pages, minor loss at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:02

$46.00
140919

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Ended w/ America Independence 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546083682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, March 6, 1783 This issue is from the closing months of the Revolutionary War, with a page 3 item noting in part: "...when the King of Sweden heard first of the independence of America being acknowledged by Great Britain...proposed a commercial treaty with the new republic..." and: "The Americans are busily employed in settling the form of legislation for their infant state..." with more (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2016 12:12

$48.00
140796

FRANCIS SCOTT KEY House for Sale Advertisement 1820 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374122674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., March 14, 1820 * Francis Scott Key house for sale ad * From the Nation's Capital A back page notice headed "Valuable Property For Sale" begins: "That large and commodious two story brick dwelling house near the upper end of Bridge street, lately occupied by Francis S. Key, Esq...." plus a few details (see). Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:34

$27.00
140786

KING WILLIAM IV of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria Uncle DEATH 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542631346

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES, London, July 10, 1837 * William IV of the United Kingdom This venerable British newspaper has all columns on all pages black-bordered for the death & funeral of King William IV. Pages 4 & 5 have column heads including: "Funeral of His Late Majesty King William IV" "The Town of Windsor" and a wealth of additional subheads. Pg. 5 has a nice engraving of the coffin showing the position of the pall bearers to its side (see). It was upon his death when Queen Victoria ascended the throne. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:20

$58.00
140737

ADOLPH S. OCHS New York Times Publisher DEATH Photo 1935 NYC Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542182640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MID-WEEK PICTORIAL of the New York Times, April 20, 1935 * Publisher Adolph Ochs death The front page is taken up with a photo of "Adolph S. Ochs", publisher of the N.Y. Times who recently died. Complete in 28 pages, 9 3/4 by 13 inches, minor mend to a lower corner, minimal margin wear.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:36

$26.00
140736

KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION in 1761 Great Britain Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542182048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 26, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The front page has: "America" with reports from Boston concerning whaling, and North Carolina concerning flooding (see). The top of pg. 2 has a brief yet very historic announcement: "This day the ceremony of their Majesties coronation was performed in the Abbey church at Westminster." Much of the balance of page 2 has various accounts concerning the coronation of King George III and the related celebrations. He would be king of England during the Revolutionary War. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:34

$159.00
140705

BUSHROD WASHINGTON George's Nephew Request to Move Body Virginia 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371541545755

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, April 3, 1816 * Bushrod Washington request * George Washington's nephew Page 2 has an interesting letter from the Governor of Virginia to Bushrod Washington, nephew of George, requesting permission to remove Washington's remains to Richmond, with Bushrod's reponse signed in type: Bushrod Washington.

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Ends February 25, 2016 15:54

$27.00
140587

YANKEES STADIUM The House That Babe Ruth Built CONSTRUCTION Start 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371538410163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, May 6, 1922 * Old Yankee Stadium construction begins * New York Yankees - Yanks * "The House that Ruth Built" The sport's section (page 8) has a one column heading: "YANKEE COLONELS SIGN FOR STADIUM FOR WORLD'S SERIES" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a New York City title. Rare as such. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2016 08:19

$55.00
140584

LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Baseball Hits for the CYCLE 1934 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391370025625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1934 * Lou Gehrig hits for the cycle * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 24) has a six column headline: "First Place Regained by Yankees as They Down White Sox" with subheads that include: "Gehrig Is Batting Star" "Gets 19th Homer and Three Other Blows--Broaca is Victor on Mound" and more with box scores. (see) First report coverage on Lou Gehrig hitting for the cycle. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2016 08:14

$34.00
140571

PIKEVILLE TN Bledsoe County Tennessee NEGRO Lynching James Scales 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371538371438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1944 * James T. Scales, Pikeville, Tennessee lynching * Great World War II coverage The back page has one column headings: "YOUTH IS LYNCHED AT A REFORMATORY" "Negro Taken From Tennessee Jail and Shot After Warden's Daughter Is Slain" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro teen James T. Scales in Pikeville, Tennessee. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout including much on World War II. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subsc... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2016 06:40

$47.00
140560

GEORGE B. McCLELLAN Farewell to His Army of the Potomac 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391369970353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD (Weekly Edition), New York City, November 15, 1862 * General George B. McClellan * Army of the Potomac farewell The issue has plenty of Civil War events of the week prior with one column heading that include: (see images) Loads of text, too much to photograph all. Complete in 8 pages, uncut and never bound (rare), a little creasing at the folds, minor staining, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2016 06:07

$28.00
140555

TOKYO ROSE Iva Toguri D'Aquino Japanese Propagandist FOUND GUILTY 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391369967048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 30, 1949 * Tokyo Rose found guilty of treason * American Iva Toguri D'Aquino * Japanese propaganda broadcaster The front page has a two column heading: "Tokyo Rose Is Found Guilty Of 1 of 8 Treason Charges" First report coverage continues on page 15 with related 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 in 50 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, lib... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2016 05:59

$38.00
140501

BICKNELL Knox County INDIANA Coal Mine Explosion Hoosier Disaster 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371537123523

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1941 * Bicknell, Knox County, Indiana * Panhandle coal mine explosion disaster The back page has one column headings that include: "14 MINERS KILLED IN INDIANA BLAST" "Seventeen Others in Coal Shaft escape Through Debris After Violent Gas Explosion" and more. (see) First report coverage on the coal mine explosion disaster at Bicknell, Indiana. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 ver... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2016 14:41

$37.00
140489

HMS TRINIDAD Royal Navy Cruiser TORPEDOES Itself in Arctic 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391368841198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1942 * HMS Trinidad sinking * Torpedoes itself * World War II - WWII Page 10 has one column headings: "British Reports Loss OF 8,000-Ton Cruiser" "Trinidad Had Convoyed Ships to Russia--Captain Is Rescued" First report coverage on the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Trinidad disaster. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 40 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. Gi... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2016 14:20

$42.00
140439

MEL OTT 500th Home Run 1st in National League New Yorks Giants 1945 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371536378837

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1945 * Mel Ott hits no. 500 home run * 1st to achieve in National league * New York Giants - MLB Baseball The sport's section (page 23) has one column headings that include: "OTT DRIVES NO. 500 AS GIANTS WIN, 9-2" "Mel's Circuit Wallop Among Big Drives Struck Against Four Braves' Pitchers" and more with box scores. (see) First report coverage here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic 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,... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2016 15:18

$36.00
140395

BYRON NELSON 18th Victory PGA Professional Golfer Record WINS 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371536062564

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, August 5, 1945 * Byron Nelson wins his 18th of the year * Famous record - PGA golf The front page of this sport's section only has a one column heading: "NELSON IS VICTOR IN CANADIAN OPEN" with subhead. (see) First report coverage in Byron Nelson's famous 18th win in 1945 which is still a single season record and considered by many as the most impressive record in golf history. This was also his 11th consecutive win as well. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2016 06:43

$33.00
140391

Jean François Darlan FRENCH ADMIRAL & France Vichy ASSASSINATION 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367767004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, December 25, 1942 * François Darlan assassination * French Admiral of the Fleet The front page has a four column headline: "ADMIRAL DARLAN KILLED AND ASSASSIN CAPTURED" with subheads. (see) and small photo. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of French Admiral and political figure, Jean Louis Xavier François Darlan. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 24 pages, small library label near masthead, generally nice.

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Ends February 18, 2016 06:31

$34.00
140354

HORACE GREELEY & President Elect Abraham Lincoln in SPRINGFIELD 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535191148

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 6, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Springfield, Illinois Page 4 has: "Important From Springfield" reports on an interview between Lincoln and Horace Greeley, with some additional items (see). Other interesting articles relating to the coming Civil War. Eight pages, some light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:09

$38.00
140353

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON England 1734 Old UK Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535190696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL SPECTATOR & WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, April 13, 1734 * Rare title A very uncommon & early title we have only seen once in our 39+ years in this business. The four pages contain various news from London & elsewhere, plus letters and some advertisements, the latter taking up the entire back page. Four pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, printed on a thick-stock newsprint, various damp staining throughout, otherwise good.

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:08

$55.00
140345

V-2 ROCKETS Upper Atmosphere Test Meteors Pre Space Travel 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367085464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1946 * V-2 rockets test * Man-made meteorites * Upper atmosphere Page 4 has a two column heading: "Rocket Will Discharge Swarm of Meteorites In Attempt to Gauge Size of Real Fragments" See images for text. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:50

$44.00
140338

SANDUSKY Lake Erie County OHIO Pre Civil War 1851 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535179167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, August 4, 1851 * Erie County * Uncommon title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with a few advertisements. Located in Northern Ohio, Sandusky is situated along the shores of Lake Erie. Complete, measures 26 x 19 inches, minor wear at the folds, generally in nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:41

$26.00
140327

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Contract Agreement for $210,000 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391365604682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, March 2, 1927 * Babe Ruth contract * New York Yankees * Record season ahead The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH PREPARES FOR BATTLE" Also includes a updated report just underneath that reports his contract has been signed. (see image for text here) This would also be the year that Ruth hit 60 home runs and what many consider to be the best team ever. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends February 14, 2016 15:06

$37.00
140233

Rare MILAN Erie & Huron County OHIO Village - Edison's Birthplace 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364544090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MILAN ADVERTISER, Ohio, November 26, 1873 * Erie & Huron County * Thomas A. Edison birthplace This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting period advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, piece torn away along the top margin, minor light foxing, otherwise quite nice.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:36

$34.00
140225

PROHIBITION ENDS Legal Beer & Liquor Return DRY ERA Closes 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364537909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 6, 1933 * U.S. prohibition ends (1st report) * Beer returns - legal liquor The front page has one column headings that include: "Repeal Adds New Problems To Old Ones" "Liquor Flows Freely in 19 States With Six More Expected" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the official end of prohibition in America. Nice to have in this title which probably had pro-prohibition leanings. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:20

$78.00
140186

SS IOWA Steamship Columbia River Astoria Oregon Wreck DISASTER 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363443567

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1936 * SS Iowa steamship freighter * Columbia River, Astoria, Oregon * Peacock Spit - ran aground disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "34 SEAMEN PERISH AS SHIP IS WRECKED IN PACIFIC STORM" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the SS Iowa steamship freighter disaster at the mouth of the Columbia River near Astoria, Oregon. 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 iss... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2016 15:46

$37.00
140155

THOMAS HARDY English Victorian Realist Novelist & Poet DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363332248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 12, 1928. * Thomas Hardy's Death * English Novelist & poet Page 10 has a one column heading: "THOMAS HARDY IS DEAD AT 87" with subheads and small photo of Hardy. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, a few binding holes along the spine and 1st column, minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:03

$30.00
140154

GROVER ALEXANDER Inducted into MLB Baseball Hall of Fame 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363331016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1938 * Grover Cleveland Alexander * MLB baseball pitcher * Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Page 17 has a 7 column headline: "Alexander Only Baseball Star Added to Hall of Fame in Annual Poll" with subheads that include: "212 OF 262 WRITERS SELECT ALEXANDER" "National League Pitcher for 20 Years Only Man Picked by Required 75%" and more with photo of Alexander. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:01

$42.00
140122

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530040413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 9, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title The entire front page is taken up with the continued: "The History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War. Inside is mostly taken up with European reports, although a few brief references to the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, some notations in ads & margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2016 15:42

$37.00
140116

AL "Scarface" CAPONE Chicago Gangster & FRANK NITTI Arrest 1930 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530035985

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1930 * Gangster Al "Scarface" Capone * City of Chicago wants him out Page 8 has one column headings: "Florida Restrained From Seizing Capone" "Federal Judge Grants Order Preventing Sheriffs From Molesting Gangster on Arrival" "Federal Judge Indicts Capone 'Treasurer'" and more. Coverage on Al Capone turning himself in to Chicago police after returning to the city from a 10 month prison sentence in Philadelphia. He would never again be able to present himself in public on the Chicago streets. His final arrest would come about a year later. Complete 1st section only with 32 pages, Rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2016 15:32

$42.00
140068

ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI College Football Rose Bowl Victory Photo 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391359105828

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 2, 1947 * Rose Bowl: Illinois Fighting Illini vs. UCLA Bruins * Orange Bowl: Rice Owls vs. Tennessee Volunteers * Sugar Bowl: Georgia Bulldogs vs. North Carolina Tar Heels * Cotton Bowl: Arkansas Razorbacks vs. LSU Tigers The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Illinois' Victory Bracketed With Michigan's of 1902" with subheads, related photos and stats. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2016 15:25

$37.00
140003

JANE ADDAMS Becomes 1st Woman to Win Nobel Peace Prize w/ Photo 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371525856873

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 10, 1931 * Jane Addams wins Nobel Peace Prize (1st report) * 1st woman to win it The front page has one column headings that include: "NOBEL PEACE PRIZE TO GO TO DR. BUTLER AND JANE ADDAMS" $40,000 WILL BE SHARED" "MISS ADDAMS IN HOSPITAL" and more. (see) Continues on page three with photo of Addams. 1st report coverage on Jane Addams winning the Nobel Peace Prize, the 1st woman to do so. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 05, 2016 13:04

$42.00
140002

TOURO SYNAGOGUE Jewish Jews Newport RI is National Historic Site 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371525856235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1946 * Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island * Declared a National Historic Site Page 15 has one column headings that include: "NATION SETS APART TOURO SYNAGOGUE" "Shrine of Judaism at Newport, Oldest in Country, Designated as a Historic Site" "Relic Of Colonial Beauty" "Clergy of Other Faiths Join in Extolling Memorial to Early Patriots of America" with smaller subheads. Also on the same page is a three column photo with caption: "Newport Synagogue Designated a National Historic Site" (see). First report coverage on declaring the Touro Synagogue the oldest such building still standing in the United States, a National Historic Site. I suspect this is one of th... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2016 13:03

$77.00
139999

Sister AIMEE SEMPLE McPHERSON Los Angeles Woman Evangelist DEATH 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391358066949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1944 * Sister Aimee Semple McPherson * California evangelist death Page 19 has an article headed: "AIMEE M'PHERSON, EVANGELIST, DEAD" "Pastor of Angelus Temple in Los Angeles Was 53--Had Spectacular Career" with smaller subheads and photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. 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, libr... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2016 12:57

$56.00
139950

KELLOGG-BRIAND PACT Senate Ratified War & Richard E. Byrd Flight 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371524489653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1929 * Kellogg-Briand Pact - Pact of Paris * Frank B. Kellogg & Aristide Briand * Richard E. Byrd's first flight over Antarctica The front page has a three column headline: "SENATE RATIFIES ANTI-WAR PACT, 85 TO 1, AFTER BORAH SUBMITS COMMITTEE'S VIEW OF TREATY'S MEANING, STATED IN REPORT" with many subheads. The full text of the pact is located on page 2. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also on the front page is a one column headline "Byrd Lands Plane For First flight Over Antarctica" with subhead "Might Cheer Bursts from Crew as the 'Stars and Stripes' is Safely Put Ashore" and a... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:44

$40.00
139946

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND New York City Irish GANGSTER Hunted Abroad 1930 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391356483163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1930 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond hunted * New York City Gangster Page 14 has a one column heading: "BRITISH KEEP WATCH FOR 'LEGS' DIAMOND" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 18, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:39

$28.00
139943

1st Ever Human HEART TRANSPLANT Doctor Christiaan Barnard Medical 1967 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391356480799

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, December 6, 1967 * 1st human heart transplant * Surgery - Surgeon - Medical * Christiaan Neethling Barnard Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Heart Patient Still Fine---Crisis Ahead" A follow up report on the very 1st human heart transplant performed by Doctor Chris Barnard. Other news of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:35

$28.00
139929

NEW HAMPSHIRE EARTHQUAKES Ossipee NH Epicenter 1940 Old Leominster MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391356464444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, December 20, 1940 * New Hampshire earthquakes The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "CITY SHAKEN FROM SLEEP BY EARTHQUAKE" with subheads. First report coverage on the New Hampshire earthquake with the epicenter near the town of Ossipee. Nice to have in a New England title. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:13

$34.00
139885

(16) President-Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre Inauguration ERA 1860 Boston Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353913308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ATLAS & BEE, Boston, a lot of 16 issues from Nov. & Dec., 1860 * President elect Abraham Lincoln era The critical period just after Lincoln's election and plans for his new administration. Each issue is 4 pages, cleanly cut at the spine, nice condition. A wealth of fine reading.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:39

$59.00
139880

Illustrated Mammoth CIRCUS Advertisement 1846 Old Salem Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371521364302

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, June 16, 1846 * Illustrated circus advertisement * 19th century Salem, Massachusetts Page 3 has an ad: ""Mammoth Circus! Grand Entertainment with Great Addition In Interest, Splendor &c." re. the Rockwell & Stone Circus. Has details, plus an engraving of an equestrian performance." News of the day includes: "Dreadful Steamboat Disaster" "Charge Of Aiding In The Slave Trade" and more with some interesting advertisements. Trimmed close at the top and the right causing minor unrelated loss, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:32

$32.00
139878

SID LUCKMAN Chicago Bears NFL Football Breaks 6 Passing Records 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353909941

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, November 15, 1943 * Quarterback Sid Luckman - Chicago Bears * Sets six records This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on page 7: "Luckman and Baugh Star" "Each Is Standout In Pro League Grid Games" Other news of the day. Slightly browned with some minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:29

$24.00
139849

KNICKERBOCKER STORM Theater DC Snow ROOF COLLAPSE Disaster 1922 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353891984

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 31, 1922 * Knickerbocker storm (blizzard) * Washington D.C. theater collapse disaster The front page has a two column headline: "Eight Inquiries Into Theater Crash Begun; Death Toll Cut to 105" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2016 05:31

$30.00
139826

MAXIM GORKY Soviet Russian Writer Socialist Realism DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520971005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 18, 1936 * Maxim Gorky death * Russian writer * Socialist realism The front page has a one column heading: "MAXIM GORKI, NOTED RUSSIAN NOVELIST, DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Russian writer, Maxim Gorky. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2016 14:23

$33.00
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