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194095

Rare 18th Century CANTERBURY Kent Cathedral City England 1795 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373776616429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, March 31, 1795  A handsome issue of the 18th century, with two decorative embellishments in the masthead & ornate lettering in the title. Various British news & ads of the day. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2021 12:09

$27.00
194094

AIMEE SEMPLE McPHERSON Christian Evangelist Kidnapping ? FOUND 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373776616141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, EXTRA, June 25, 1926 * Aimee Semple McPherson found * Kidnapping for ransom in Mexico ? - Hoax ? * Pentecostal evangelist & media celebrity The top of the front page, above the masthead is a nice banner headline: "AIMEE FAILS IN 60-MILE HUNT FOR MEXICO SHACK" with subheads and three related photos. Great for display. Also a five column heading in red lettering: "RUTH KNOCKS 24TH" with small photo. (see) The front page is in a light pinkish color. Thirty-four pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 01, 2021 12:09

$62.00
194093

Early BODYSURFING Riding the Wave Swimming Hawaiian Islands PRINT 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373776615926

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, April 7, 1866  Included is a nearly half page print captioned: "Surf Swimming at Hawaii, Sandwich Islands" with a related article having the same title. The print shows women lying on boards riding the surf, but none standing on them. This would have to be one of the earlier images of surfing and surfboards to be found, let along an early image from Hawaii. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2021 12:09

$93.00
194092

PROHIBITION ADOPTED No Beer Liquor HOUSE Senate Vote Approves 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393666372041

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 20 1917 * America prohibition adopted * House approves with vote The top of the front page has a one column heading: "STATES PREPARE FOR INDORSEMENT OF PROHIBITION" with subhead. (see) Coverage on prohibition being adopted United States law. It would come in effect in January of 1919. Nice to have in this title which probably had pro-prohibition leanings. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2021 12:08

$47.00
194091

1926 ISHPEMING North Lake Marquette County Michigan MINE DISASTER 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373776615621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 4, 1926 * Ishpeming, North Lake, Michigan * Barnes-Hecker iron ore mine disaster The front page front page has a nice banner headline: "53 TRAPPED IN MINE; DROWN" with subheads. (see) Great for display. Complete with 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, archival mend on page2, generally good.

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Ends December 01, 2021 12:08

$68.00
194090

MEHMED VI Abolition of the Last Ottoman Turkey Empire Sultanate 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393666370338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, November 19, 1922 * Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire * Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate The front page has a one column heading: "ABDUL MEDJID CHOSEN CALIPH" with subhead. (see) Complete 1st section only with 14 pages, light toning and a little wear the margins, generally good.

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Ends December 01, 2021 12:08

$38.00
194089

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393666369329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 17, 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: "SLAIN BY MACHINE GUN GANG" with subheads. Nice for display. A few 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!... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2021 12:07

$48.00
194088

CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS Arms Blockade John F. Kennedy Soviets ENDING 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393666368340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas., October 31, 1962  * Cuban missile crisis nearing the end * Cold War - Soviet Union The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Moscow Missile-Removal Promises To Be Subject Of U Thant-Castro Talk" with related photo. (see) Complete with 8 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2021 12:07

$35.00
194087

BATTLE OF LIGHTNING CREEK Sioux Last Indians Fight in Wyoming 1903 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373776614606

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 3, 1903 * The Battle of Lightning Creek * Last Indian battle o Wyoming * Sioux - Native Americans The front page has a one column heading: "ARMED COWBOYS PURSUE INDIANS" 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, small archival mend at the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 01, 2021 12:06

$39.00
194086

1906 PORTLAND Pueblo County Colorado Adobe Station TRAINS COLLISION Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393666365754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 16, 1906 * Portland, Pueblo County, Colorado * Adobe Station trains collision disaster * Denver and Rio Grande Railroad The front page has a banner headline: "FORTY CHARRED BODIES IN RUINS OF TWO TRAINS" 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. Rare as such. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 01, 2021 12:06

$57.00
194545

Lot of 10 SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA Turn of the 20th Century OLD WEST 1900 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 393725458063

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, 1900 * Lot of 10 turn of the century issues * Still considered the Old West era * Uncommon for Southern California Here is a group lot of 10 issues from the turn of the century in Southern California. Contains news of the day with several advertisements. 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. Rare as such. Each issue is complete with 8 pages, issue measures 18 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches, two small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2021 11:25

$39.99
194544

EDGAR ALLAN POE's Father & Mother BOSTON THEATRE Plays Notice ADS 1807 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393725437238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, Sept. 21, 1807 * Edgar Allan Poe's father & mother theater ad On page 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a notice for a performance of "Duenna, Or, The Double Elopement", a comic opera, with Mrs. Poe as "Donna Clara", plus a notice for "a Farce" called the "Irishman In London" with Mr. Poe as "Captain Seymour" re. the parents of Edgar Allan Poe. Complete with 4 pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2021 11:21

$39.99
194543

1900 TAIYUAN MASSACRE Christians Executions Boxer rebellion China 1900 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373803639722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 14, 1900 * Taiyuan Massacre - Shanxi, North China * Christians - foreigners executions * Boxer Rebellion - uprising The top of the front page has a two column heading: "MORE CHINESE HORRORS MISSIONARIES " 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 8 pages, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends December 01, 2021 10:05

$37.99
194542

2003 MOSUL Iraq RAID Uday & Qusay Hussein Assassination by U.S. Troops Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393725209384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 23, 2003 * 2003 Mosul raid - Iraq * Uday & Qusay Hussein The top of the front page has a four column headline: "U.S. Kills Hussein's Sons in Firefight at Mansion" with subheads and two related photos. Much more inside. Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2021 09:49

$39.99
194541

Best 1963 JOHN F. KENNEDY JFK ASSASSINATION Rare Dallas TX Texas Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393725156177

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963  * From the city where it happened A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smaller photo of Lyndon Johnson. A considerable amount of related news and photos inside as well.  Of curious interest--and only to be found in a Dallas newspaper--are two inconspicuous advertisements to be found on facing pages inside. One is for the 'Texas" movie theater, where Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested (trivia: he was watching the mo... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2021 09:33

$189.99
194540

1905 CHICAGO Brotherhood of TEAMSTERS' STRIKE Industry Lockout 1905 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373803602515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 22, 1905 * 1905 Chicago teamsters' strike * Solidarity action & lockout * Brotherhood of Teamsters The top of the front has a two column headline: "STRIKE IS AGAIN IN FULL SWING" with subhead. (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 6 pages, 2 small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The 1905 Chicago Teamsters' strike was a sympathy strike and lockout by the United Brotherhood of Teamsters in the summer of 1905 in the city of Chicago, Illinois. The strike was ini... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2021 09:30

$36.99
194539

Early 19th Century 1824 NORTH AMERICA w. United States & Russia 1824 Colored MAP


eBay Auction Item # 373803576022

Map of "North America" by Anthony Finley, Philadelphia, 1824.  A fascinating antique map of North America, showing an immense "Russian Possessions" (Alaska), extending down to the northern border of Oregon Territory. Buenaventura River extends from the Rockies to San Francisco Bay. The Rocky Mountains extend from Central Mexico to the Arctic Circle. Mississippi River drainage well depicted, but regions west of the Rockies are still largely unexplored. Upper California is New Albion. Ft. Astoria and Clatsop are shown in Oregon Territory. Northwest Alaska is still badly misshaped. Measures 9 3/4 by 13 inches, various older tape mends at the margins or verso, various tears at the margin, some light staining or foxing.

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Ends December 01, 2021 09:09

$49.99
194538

1981 AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS Aviation Strike Begins Ronald Reagan 1931 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393725065341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 4, 1981 * Professional Air Traffic Controllers * Strike begins - redefine labor relations * President Ronald Reagan The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "CONTROLLERS STRIKE, HALTING 7,000 FLIGHTS; REAGAN GIVES 48-HOUR NOTICE OF DISMISSAL" with subheads and two related photos. Much more inside. Complete with 42 pages, a little residue from a label being removed at the beginning of the headline, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 01, 2021 09:03

$47.99
194537

JACK DEMPSEY Boxing Comeback Attempt Defeat vs. King Levinsky 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393725032759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SECTION 2 ONLY (Sports) of the Chicago Tribune, Feb. 19, 1932 * Jack Dempsey vs. King Levinsky * Comeback tour ends in defeat (last fight) * Heavyweight boxing exhibition bout The top of the front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "LEVINSKY DEFEATS DEMPSEY BEFORE 22,000" with subheads. Nice for display. Three related photos are on the back page. (see) Complete with all 12 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: On February 18, 1931, Levinsky also fought a 4-round exhibition with Jack Dempsey. Dempsey had embarked on a tour of exhibition bouts and was contemplating a comeback. The Levinsky fight convinced him that he was through as a fig... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2021 08:48

$39.99
193454

NEWARK NJ Henry William Herbert GHOSTS Graveyard Haunted 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393605465956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 19, 1873 * Henry William Herbert - Frank Forester * Mount Peasant Cemetery - Newark NJ * Haunted graveyard - ghosts - goblin The top of page 5 has one column headings: "THE NEWARK GHOST" "More Strange Stories About Ghostly Monsters" and more. (see) Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2021 06:37

$44.00
189119

Ghosts Phenomena Apparitions HAUNTED HOUSE in Syracuse New York ? 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393226822945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 18, 1881 * Haunted house in Syracuse, New York ? * Ghosts - spectres - apparitions Page 7 has a report headed: "A Haunted House" "The Mysterious Stone Throwing that is Startling Syracusians" (see) Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2021 13:38

$33.00
194536

OSCAR WILDE Irish Poet & Writer DEATH & College Football Disaster 1900 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373802431941

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 30, 1900 * Irish poet Oscar Wilde death * Stanford vs. Cal football game disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SIXTEEN VICTIMS" with subheads. (see) Also a one column heading: "Oscar Wilde Is Dead" 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 8 pages, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends November 30, 2021 10:36

$37.99
194535

President JAMES MONROE State of the Union Annual Address 1819 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393719135440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 11, 1819  * President James Monroe * State of the Union Address Most of page 2 is taken up with the annual state-of-the-union address headed: "Message" and signed in type: James Monroe. There is also an editorial headed: "The President's Message". Also an article: "Declaration of Independence" beginning: "We have received a copy of Binns' splendid copperplate edition of The Declaration of American Independence..." with much more. This was a famous edition of the Declaration, done in this year (see this hyperlink for much more).

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Ends November 30, 2021 10:17

$34.99
194534

JOHN SHERMAN United States Secretary of State & Senator DEATH 1900 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393719119207

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 22, 1900 * Politician John Sherman death * United States Senator from Ohio * U.S. Secretary of State 1897-98 The top of the front page has a one column heading: "JOHN SHERMAN" 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 8 pages, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends November 30, 2021 10:13

$36.99
194533

1900 MARCUS DALY Butte Montana "Copper King" Businessman DEATH 1900 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373802388925

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 12, 1900 * Death of Marcus Daly * Butte, Montana * "Copper King" The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MARCUS DALY DEAD" 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 8 pages, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends November 30, 2021 09:56

$34.99
194532

YELLOW FEVER EPIDEMIC Outbreak Shreveport LA Memphis Viral Disease1873 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393719047407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 26, 1873 * Yellow Fever epidemic of 1873 * Shreveport, Louisiana LA & Memphis The top of page 12 has one column headings: "YELLOW FEVER" "Encouraging Accounts from Memphis and Shreveport" and more. (see) Complete with 16 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2021 09:49

$26.99
194531

1900 TRAIN HOLDUP ROBBERY Gifford Malvern Hot Springs County Arkansas Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373802377352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 22, 1900 * Gifford - Malvern, Arkansas * Hot Springs County * Dramatic Train Robbery Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "BANDITS AND DYNAMITE PLAY HAVOC WITH A TRAIN" 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. Rare as such. Complete with 8 pages, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends November 30, 2021 09:43

$37.99
194530

Rare Short Lived 18th Century SIR HEISTER RYLEY London England 1710 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373802354629

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, September 11, 1710  * Early 18th century * Rare publication Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a "stickler in the business of truth" and absolutely adverse to siding with any political party. His little newspaper was a 4 page serial. It contained essays, letters and miscellaneous material which was datelined: "From my House in St. James Square". The newspaper lasted through only eighty issues, being quite rare as such. The issue measures about 5 1/4 by 7 inches, has scattered foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2021 09:29

$39.99
194529

Rare 18th Century HOUSE OF COMMONS London England Singlesheet 1716 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393718985304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, London, England, March 27, 1716  * Early 18th century publication A rare British newspaper much the size of other titles of the day. As the title suggests the content concerns topics considered in the House of Commons including: "...to enquire into Abuses practised in the manufacturing Tobacco, had made some Progress in the Examination of that Matter, and it appearing to them that there hath been a great Fraud carried on of late by mixing several sorts of Leaves with Tobacco,..." .   Complete as a single sheet, 7 by 11 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2021 09:23

$34.99
194528

Meriwether & William LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Western U.S. 1807 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373802334488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 1807  * Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details. All this takes an entire column. All of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Aaron Burr" with considerable detail. Four pages, very nice condition. Note: recent auction sales of this identical title and Lewis & Clark content have sold for $1912 and $2000 eac... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2021 09:19

$399.99
194527

1814 BATTLE OF CHIPPAWA Niagara Falls River Ontario Canada War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373802325562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 27, 1814  * Battle of Chippawa * Invasion of Upper Canada * Niagara Falls - Ontario * War of 1812 The front page begins with a full column: "Dispatch From Major-General Brown to the Secretary of War" which is his official report on the Battle of Chippawa Falls near Niagara. This was a notable victory for the Americans despite being outnumbered by the British. Page 2 has a report headed: "Capture of Eastport" & also: " Copy of a Letter form Capt. Isaac Hull to the Sec. of the Navy", plus there are other tidbits on the War of 1812 inside as well. Four pages, good  condition.

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Ends November 30, 2021 09:14

$39.99
194526

Public SCHOOL PRAYER Supreme Court Decision Church & State Divide 1962 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373802311387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 26, 1962 * School prayer deemed unconstitutional  * Engel v. Vitale Supreme Court decision  * Separation of church and state  The front page has a four column heading: "High Court Ruling May Doom School Religious Observances" with caption: "Prayer Recitation Unconstitutional" Historic first report coverage on the landmark United States Supreme Court decision which made it unconstitutional for state officials to compose school prayer in public schools. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2021 09:06

$59.99
194525

President JAMES GARFIELD SHOT w/ Broadsheet EXTRA 1881 Bellefonte PA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373802297199

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1881  * President James Garfield shot * Rare broadsheet "extra" Page 4 has a report headed: "A Terrible Deed--Attempt to Assassinate President Garfield" which begins: "Not having issued a paper last week the Watchman is consequently somewhat late with the news of the attempted assassination of President Garfield at Washington...This sad event took place in the depot of the Baltimore & Potomac railroad office..." with further particulars. This article, along with "Retrospective" which is on Garfield as well, take two columns. But the prime feature of this issue is the broadsheet headed: "SUPPLEMENT---EXTRA" which has the entire front page taken up with reports on... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2021 08:51

$69.99
194524

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti-Alcohol Temperance 1886 Camden New Jersey NJ Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393718879831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TEMPERANCE GAZETTE, Camden, New Jersey, June 5, 1886  * Rare publication Printed in the masthead: "Devoted to the Cause of Temperance and the Sanctity of the Christian Sabbath". A quite uncommon title which supported the prohibition of alcohol. I don't believe we have ever offered this title before. Four pages, wear at one of the upper folds causes loss with text loss also, some foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 30, 2021 08:46

$32.99
194523

SECOND BATTLE OF PETERSBURG Virginia - Lynchburg VA 1864 NYC Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373802282419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, June 20, 1864  * Second Battle of Petersburg * Lynchburg, Virginia Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "PETERSBURG" "Complete Official & Special Accounts of Operations Since Wednesday" "The First Line of Works Carried by Assault" "Brilliant Action on Wed." "The Enemy Under Beauregard Largely Reinforced from Lee's Army" and much more. This is the historic siege upon Petersburg, considered the 'back door' to Richmond. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2021 08:32

$29.99
194522

Early CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Pre 49ers Letter from the Fields 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393718828371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 8, 1848  * California gold rush letter * Early - pre-49ers The front page has over half a column headed: "The Gold Excitement" which has some great content, including: "...what a spectacle that of whole villages being deserted...rushing pell mell...over the mountains, through forests...into the newly discovered mine region!...Many persons have collected in one day, of the finest grade gold, from three to eight hundred dollars..." and more. A great letter from the early days of the California Gold Rush. Four pages, small folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2021 08:29

$59.99
194521

JOHN WILKES Radical Supporter of Americans 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393718818388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 29, 1768  * John Wilkes - radical * Pre Revolutionary War The first half of the newspaper is taken up with the continuation of the "Narrative of the Hon. Commodore Byron" on his expedition around the world in the 1740's. Near the back are reports from London noting in part: "...that most of the readers of our paper are such friends to liberty that they will receive with the most heart felt pleasure the news  we give them this week that Mr. Wilkes, the great assertor of the liberties of this country, is now restored to all the rights & privileges of it, of which he has been long deprived by an illegal proceeding...". John Wilkes was a radical member of Parliament who, during th... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2021 08:24

$129.99
194520

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH 1715 Original Newspaper w/ Itinerant OCCULTIST


eBay Auction Item # 373802273839

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London, May 26, 1715  * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings A handsome issue with the two nice, detailed engravings in the masthead. The back page has a brief item: "The same day, Sir William Read, his Majesty's Ocultist in Chief, died at Rochester; he was the most expert of all those of his profession." Wikisource calls Williams Read an itinerant quack. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2021 08:18

$52.99
194519

Year 1859 MORMONS Mormonism Salt Lake City Utah GOLD Discovery 1859 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373802267857

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 25, 1859  * Mormons - Mormonism & gold Page 2 has half a column headed: "UTAH" "Only Mormons On Juries--Discovery of Gold Near Salt Lake--A Catholic Army Chaplain". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2021 08:11

$39.99
194484

ORIGINAL ARTWORK Hand Drawing Death of Metacomet or King Philip's War Vignette


eBay Auction Item # 373801330254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: * Death of Metacomet - Wampanoag people * re. King Philip's War - First Indian War * Original, hand drawn artwork - drawing An original gouache drawing, measuring 6 by 4 1/4 inches, no place, undated. This is a vignette design of "The Death of King Philip", believed to be an unadopted version from Wellstood Imprints. The fallen King Philip is seen lying on the ground while a Native American observer approaches to fire the fatal shot. Differing from the published version, this image shows a knife in King Philip's hand, pointed downward in a way that might construe death at his own hand or fighting to the end. The piece is unsigned but still a beautiful piece. Minor spotting to the artwork, and adhesive residue on vers... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2021 14:57

$34.99
194483

(6) President JOHN ADAMS Front Page Letters Signed in Type 1798 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393716417096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 26, 1798 * President John Adams A nice issue for display as the front page contains not just one but six letters, each signed in type by the president: JOHN ADAMS. There are two more letters signed by Adams on page 2. These letters are in response to letters sent to him by people or groups in Lancaster &  Harrisburg, Penna., and also Burlington & Bridgetown, N.J., and others. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2021 14:06

$49.99
194482

17th Century VEGANISM Eccentric Activist FARMER Robert Cook 1694 U.K. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373801285330

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, April 28, 1694 * 17th century vegan farmer This interesting question/answer format newspaper begins with a question concerning: "...Robert Cooke...and why he doth not eat fish, flesh; milk, butter &etc. nor drink wine nor beer...nor wear woolen clothes (but linnen)...".  Cook's answer is lengthy and detailed. Robert Cook was an Irish eccentric farmer & early veganism activist. Much more about him is found on the internet. Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 1/2 by 12 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2021 14:02

$99.99
194481

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1853 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393716370452

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 20, 1853   * Rare antebellum publication The back page has a lengthy "Proclamation by the President of the United States" signed in type: Franklin Pierce, concerning the sale of public land. Four pages, various news of the day & other ads, evenly toned, generally good.

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$26.99
194480

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison w/ Slaves Auction Print 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373801270101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 26, 1865  * Rare anti-slavery publication This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. Much of the issue is taken up with reports from the: "American Anti-Slavery Society". Other bits relating to slavery from just at the end of the Civil War including: "The Arrest of Jeff. Davis". The bkpg. has an interesting bit: "Strange Story of Mr. Lincoln" concerning a prediction he would not live out his second term. Four pages, various fold creases and wear at folds with some wear holes art fold junctures, minor tears at the margins.

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194479

ALBERT W. HICKS Last Pirate Executed in United States CONFESSES 1860 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373801261274

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1860 * Albert W. Hicks confesses to his crimes * Last pirate executed in the United States  The front page has over half a column headed: "The Murders On the Oyster Sloop" "A Partial Confession from Hicks--He Admits His Guilt & Details Some of the Particulars of the Tragedy".  His name was Albert W. Hicks, aka William Johnson and "Pirate Hicks" & he confiessed to murdering his 3 companions & throwing their bodies overboard. He also claimed to have killed 93 others in California gold camps. Only July 13 he would die by hanging on Bedloe's Island, now known as Liberty Island with 10,000 people viewing from boats in the harbor. He was a character in an episode of the Twilight Zone in 1963. He was ... See More  

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194478

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Re-Election & Jefferson Davis Speech 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373801257492

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 11, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln's re-election * Jefferson Davis message  More than the first column of the front page is taken up with: "Jeff. Davis' Message" "He Opposes the Theory, but Urges the Practice of Arming the Slaves" "Rebel Currency & Foreign Intervention" "Strong Comments by the Richmond Papers" with the actual message being prefaced with some editorial comments. Also on the front is Abraham Lincoln's victory speech shortly after he won his second election as President of the United States with headlines: "Congratulating The President" "A Serenade by the Clubs, and a Speech by Mr. Lincoln" with the text of his speech printed here. Also within this issue are some incoming election results... See More  

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194477

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 393716289343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUCK, New York, July 12, 1893  * Color political prints - cartoons Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons: front page: "Oh, The Inconsistency of Human Nature!" double-page centerfold: "Sour Grapes!" back page: "They Hail Him As Their Chief." Sixteen pages, light smudge in the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2021 13:25

$24.99
194476

Rare SILVER CITY NM New Mexico Territory 1888 Newspaper Western Advertisements


eBay Auction Item # 393716264515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHWEST SENTINEL, Silver City, New Mexico, May 3, 1888 * Very rare issue from the Southwest * Billy the Kid was arrested here twice This is a very scarce newspaper from the territory of New Mexico, 26 years before statehood. The front page has some news items and ads, with inside pages almost entirely taken up with advertisements. A terrific opportunity for a rare & early title from territorial New Mexico. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor separation near the top of the spine margins, very nice condition. 

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Ends November 29, 2021 13:15

$174.99
194475

TREATY OF Fort GREENVILLE Wyandots & Delaware People in Ohio 1795 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373801223054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 7, 1795   * Treaty of Greenville Page 2 has an interesting letter from a soldier at the "Head Quarters, Greenville" in which he describes the vicinity: "...much pleased with this country...mere trifle here to procure the necessaries of life. The sod is exceedingly good & the climate is healthy. This place is near the head of a branch of the Mississippi and of St. Laurence...interspersed with large intervals, or meadows without a single tree or bush on them...Peace is concluded. The articles were signed the 3rd...The Indians have all left us..." and more. This is about the Treaty of Greenville in present-day Ohio. Page 3 has a report concerning Mr. Blanchard and a recent balloon launc... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2021 13:01

$39.99
194474

TAKIJIRO ONISHI Kamikaze Airplane Attacks Leader SUICIDE Death 1945 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393716202113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES HERALD EXPRESS, August 17, 1945 * Takijirō Ōnishi suicide death * "Father of the kamikaze attacks" In a rather rare war-related headline some 3 days after the surrender of Japan essentially ending the war, the banner head above the masthead announces: "JAPS BATTLE YANK PLAINES OVER TOKIO" plus; "Jap Kamikaze Corps Chief Takes Own Life" with other related subheads. The complete first section (of 2) with pages 1-14, very nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2021 12:51

$29.99
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