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197440

PHAR LAP Australian Thoroughbred Race Horse Racing DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394037902378

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1932 * Phar Lap death * Australian racehorse The sport's section (page 29) has a one column heading: "ELIMINATE ARSENIC IN PHAR LAP'S DEATH" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2022 14:30

$42.00
197439

Rare & Early TUCSON ARIZONA TERRITORY Pima County Old Wild West 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394037901803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Oct. 26, 1899  * Rare old West publication A complete four page issue of this territorial newspapers, as Arizona did not became a state until 13 years later. Various news & ads of the day with the ftpg. having: "SAMUEL GOMPERS--Called to Arbitrate in an Affair of Color" "Contractor Parks Objects to Dictation of Trades Council Whose Hod Carriers are Negroes"  Gompers was an American labor union leader and a key figure in American labor history. Gompers founded the American Federation of Labor (AFL). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2022 14:30

$39.00
197934

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal KIDNAPS Grace Budd1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374072447487

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1928  * Albert Fish kidnaps Grace Budd * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * About to make history * Airplane "Friendship" Page 27 has a one column heading: "DEATH HINT SPURS HUNT FOR BUDD GIRL" with subheads. (see) Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "FRIENDSHIP FAILS THRICE TO TAKE OFF" with subheads. (see) Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for more than a week. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. ... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2022 11:52

$47.99
197933

SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA Spaceflight Atmospheric Entry DISASTER 2003 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394071829725

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TUCSON CITIZEN, Arizona, EXTRA, Feb. 1, 2003  The front page announces one of the more tragic events in U.S. space history with: "SHUTTLE BREAKS UP; Seven aboard Columbia dead" with subhead and photo. Complete 1st section with pages 1-10, very nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2022 11:37

$24.99
197932

REPUBLICAN PARTY IS BORN w/ John C. Fremont President Nomination 1856 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374072423620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 19, 1856 * Republican Party is formed * John C. Fremont nomination * 1st nominated for United States president  A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports their first Presidential nominee, John Fremont. The newly created political party held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform. The top of page 4 has a nice print of: "Col. John Charles Fremont" with the following text, taking a full column then carrying over to taking the entirety of page 5. It is headed: "THE PEOPLES' CONVENTION" "The Platform" "Col. J. C. Fremont Nominated for President" and other heads on page 5: "The Nomination" and "After the Nomination" among others. Of significance is t... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2022 11:27

$224.99
197931

African Explorer DAVID LIVINGSTONE I Presume Henry Morton Stanley 1872 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394071773611

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO TIMES, July 18, 1872   * Dr. David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley The back page begins with column heads on the famed African Explorers Stanley & Livingstone: "STANLEY'S STORY" "The Great African Explorer and the Great American Reporter" "Stanley's Own Account of His Interview with Livingstone" "The Discoverer Narrates the Varied Experiences of His Strange Life" with more. The very detailed report takes 2 1/2 columns and has many subheads including; "Stanley  enters the Town Flying the American Flag" "Stanley & Livingstone Face To Face" "The Meeting" "The First Day with Livingstone". And within the text is one of the more notable utterances of the 19th century: "...when I first caught sight of h... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2022 11:22

$139.99
197930

4 JOHN C. FREMONT Western Expedition Rocky Mountains Exploration 1845 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 374072413976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., a set of four issues dated August 19, 21, 26 & 28, 1845 containing the text of: "Captain Fremont's Second Exploring 'Expedition" to the West. * John C. Fremont * Western expedition During the years of 1842–54 Fremont personally led and directed five western expeditions. This set of issues details his lengthy report on the second expedition (1843-4), to the interior of the Rockies and the Pacific Coast including northern, southern, central, and eastern Utah as well. Great to have this extremely lengthy & detailed report in this famous title from the nation's capital. Each complete in 4 pages, the issue of the 28th has an irregular bottom margin not affecting any text,... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2022 11:19

$69.99
197929

War of 1812 ARMY DESERTERS James Madison Pardon Proclamation 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394071746543

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 22, 1812 * War of 1812 deserters * James Madison pardon The first column is taken up with 3 Acts of Congress as well as: "A Proclamation" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle, concerning the granting of a full pardon for those who have deserted from the Army. Each is signed in type by the President: James Madison. Page 2 includes: "Western Army" and: "War Events". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2022 11:16

$34.99
197928

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394071732663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AUBURN DAILY ADVERTISER & UNION, New York, April 15, 1865   * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth An exciting issue reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, as inside pages have various dispatches as the news was received at the printing office. Page 2 begins with a report from the editor headed: "Assassination of President Lincoln" beginning: "We are overwhelmed with range shocking intelligence of the assassination of President Lincoln...Discovered documents indicate that it was a conspiracy intended to have been executed on the fourth of March...We can imply no words at all adequate to express either our indignation at the instigators and perpetrators of this foul d... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2022 11:12

$374.99
197927

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Extermination POLAND Jews NAZIS Atrocities 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374072390109

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill):  “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1944 * Jewish Holocaust becoming reality to the public * Nazi-occupied Poland exterminations * Mention of the infamous "gas vans" Page 8 has an article headed: "SOVIET SAYS NAZIS MURDERED 102,000" "Civilians and War Prisoners Killed Near Rovno, Poland, Commission Charges" See photos for coverage on the atrocities in Nazi-occupied Poland. Rare to find such reports in newspapers at this time as the reality of the holocaust was just being kno... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2022 10:55

$89.99
197421

THE COLLEGE KIDNAPPERS Illinois University "Handsome Jack" Klutas 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394037648900

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 7, 1934 * The College Kidnappers * Kidnapping mobsters for ransom * University of Illinois alumni * "Handsome Jack" Klutas killed The top of page 24 has a one column heading: "KIDNAPPER SLAIN BY CHICAGO POLICE" with subheads. (see) Complete 1st section only with 20 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2022 09:30

$40.00
197926

Serial Killer RICHARD RAMIREZ Los Angeles Night Stalker SENTENCED 1989 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394071563661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 8, 1989 * Serial killer & rapist Richard Ramirez * Los Angeles area home invasion predator * "Night Stalker" sentenced to death The bottom of the front page has a small color photo of Ramirez with small heading: "Death For 'Stalker'" See image for brief text here. The bottom of the front page of section B has a one column heading: "Ramirez Must Die, 'Stalker' Judge Decides" with subhead and another photo of Ramirez. (see) Great to have in this Los Angeles publication. Rare as such. Complete with all sections (100+ pages), nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2022 09:02

$99.99
197925

Best Chairman MAO ZEDUNG Tse-Tung Beijing China DEATH 1976 Chinese Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374070504004

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PEOPLE'S DAILY, Peking (Beijing), China, Sept. 10, 1976  * People's Republic of China founder * Mao Zedong death (1st report) * Best title to be had ? (rare) This is likely the most notable issue reporting the death of Chairman Mao Tse Tung (Zedong) of the People's Republic of China who died Sept. 9. The full front page is taken up with his black-bordered photo headed (in translation): "Eternal Glory To The Great Leader And Great Teacher Chairman Mao Testung!" Within the box at the upper right of the ftpg. is: "Long live invincible Marxism-Leninism--Mao Tsetung Thought!" and: "Long live the great, glorious and correct Communist Part of China!" All of page 2 is devoted to the complete text of the death announcement, t... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2022 15:25

$57.99
197924

Historic BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Kite Flying Experiment ELECTRICITY 1752 Old Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 394070421607

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1752 * Benjamin Franklin's famous kite experiment described Inside has a terrific account of a legendary event in history--the famous kite experiment conducted by Benjamin Franklin. Note there is even mention of Franklin's name on the title page. The article, datelined "Philadelphia, Oct. 19, 1752", begins by mentioning the reports about kite experiments, especially a different and easier one at Philadelphia: "...success of the Philadelphia experiment for drawing the electrical fire from clouds by means of pointed rods of iron erected on high buildings, &c., and it may agreeable to inform the curious that the same experiment has succeeded in Philadelphia, tho made in a differ... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2022 14:57

$649.99
197923

Rare WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Woman's Female Movement Clara Bewick Colby 1901 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374070411534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., Jan. 26, 1901 * Carrie Nation wrecks saloons * Rare publication - Women's suffrage Their motto in the masthead: "Equality Before The Law". This was the country's leading women's suffrage publication having begun in Beatrice, Nebraska, before moving to Washington, D.C. Published by Clara Bewick Colby, a women's rights activist & suffragist leader, she was a war correspondent during the Spanish-American War, the first woman to be so recognized. As would be suspected the content is primarily focused on women's rights and suffrage including an interesting front page article concerning Carrie Nation. It begins: "Mrs. Carrie Nation of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, who has undertaken to stop ... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2022 14:27

$49.99
197922

ANNA SAGE "Woman in Red" re. John Dillinger's Murder $5000 Reward 1935 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374070390619

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 29, 1935 * re. John Dillinger's assassination * Anna Sage - Ana Cumpănaș * "Woman in Red" $$ reward The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "TIP ON DILLINGER HALTS DEPORTATION" with subheads that include: "'Woman in Red' Says Purvis Promised to Have Alien Proceedings Dropped" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2022 14:06

$39.99
197921

Early Rare LOS ANGELES Southern California Civil War Era Old West 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374070386839

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Oct. 25, 1862  * Rare West Coast publication * American Civil War era One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000. Articles include: "Eastern Intelligence" "Our National Capital" "The Debt We are Piling Up" "Gen. Carleton at Santa Fe" "The Freedom of the Press" and more. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends May 18, 2022 14:03

$79.99
197417

Early BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - Poem w/ Electric Lightning Rod Mention 1754 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036395976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1754  * A poem to Benjamin Franklin * Mention of his lightning rod Near the back is a half page poem titled: "To Benjamin Franklin, Esq., of Philadelphia, on his Experiments and Discoveries in Electricity" which is dated from "Cooper River, S. Carolina, Sept. 20, 1753". At the bottom of the poem are two footnotes, one reading: "By the application of a rod of iron, or a wire, the effect of thunder and lightning is prevented." and the other: "The steeple and organ of St. Philip's church at Charles Town [Charleston] have been twice damaged by lightning." Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day including an item under "Plantat... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:14

$88.00
197416

BETTE DAVIS Hollywood Movie Film Theater Actress Icon DEATH 1989 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036395289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 8, 1989 * Bette Davis death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actress * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the front has a two column heading: "Lavish Tributes Pour In for Film Star Bette Davis" with caption: "She Dies in Paris at 81" and photo. (see) More on pages 58 & 59. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 60 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:13

$137.00
197415

BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO Texas Revolution War "Remember the Alamo" 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374029113344

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON COURIER, June 13, 1836 * Battle of San Jacinto * "Remember the Alamo" * Texas Revolutuion * War of Independence The front page has a report on the Battle of San Jacinto with a small  heading: "Texas"  concerning the murder of Mexicans at the battle of San Jacinto by the Texas troops. It begins: "The battle lasted 19 minutes and then commenced the rout and slaughter. The poor devils of Mexicans would hold up their hands, cross themselves, and sing out 'me no Alamo' but nothing could say e them; they blood of our countrymen was too fresh in the memory of our people to let one Mexican escape until worn down with pursuit and slaughter, they commenced making prisoners..." with more. Also mentioned is: "...Santa An... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:13

$127.00
197414

BATTLE OF IWO JIMA Japan Begins w/ U.S. Marines Landing WWII 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036393272

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PASADENA INDEPENDENT, California, Feb. 18, 1945 * U.S. Marines begin landing at Iwo Jima * Famous World War II battle beginning  The banner headline announces: "YANKS LAND ON CORREGIDOR, IWO JIMA; NAVY BLASTS TOKIO". Much of the front page reports on events in World War II. Complete in 56 pages, tabloid size, light toning along left portion,

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:11

$44.00
197413

SOUTH CHINA SEA RAID Operation Gratitude U.S. Navy 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036393078

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, Jan. 13, 1945 * South China Sea raid * United States Third Fleet * Operation Gratitude * World War II - WWII * William Halsey Jr.  The front page head announces: "HALSEY BLASTS 4 NIPS CONVOYS, SINKS 25 SHIPS" and the subhead reports: "MacArthur Drives 12 Mi. Into Luzon" with more.  The first section (of 2) with pages 1-12, general nice.

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:11

$38.00
197412

Very Early Sport of TENNIS - Patagonian Indians - Pensacola FL 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036392740

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 14, 1767  * Very early tennis The front page has: "A Further Account of the Patagonian Indians". Inside has a rare & very early tennis report: "Yesterday the great match at Tennis between Tomkyns and Maccon was determined in favour of the latter; many of the nobility were present, and considerable bets depending." Also a report headed "America" is datelined from Pensacola, West Florida. Eight pages, some rubbing to the front page, an archival mend on page 2, generally nice.

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:10

$59.00
197411

Very Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1666 England Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374029109489

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 16, 1666  * Among earliest of newspapers to be had * Report on the great plague (rare) Not only is this the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world, having just begun the year prior in 1665, but it is an extremely early issue, being issue #44. The front page has a report from Whitehall in London (location of the Royal courts) with rare reference to the devastation of the Great Plague with: "His Majesty taking into his Princely consideration, the deadness of trade in cloth & other woolen manufactures of this kingdom, by reason of the present war, and the late dreadful contagion..." with more. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 inches, a tiny ... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:10

$186.00
197410

NILE KINNICK Iowa Hawkeyes VOTED NO. # 1 All Sport's Athlete of 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374029109297

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, December 11, 1939 * Nile Kinnick wins "Athlete of the Year" award * Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football The top of page 6 has a two column heading: "Nile KinnickNamed Outstanding Athlete" with subhead and ballot results. (see) Complete with 20 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:10

$44.00
197409

SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY SMU Mustangs National Football Champions 1935 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036391877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 10, 1935 * Southern Methodist University (SMU Mustangs) * NCAA college football champions The sport's section (page 20) has a one column heading: "S.M.U. Named U.S. Champion" with subhead and rankings chart. (see) First report coverage on Southern Methodist University (SMU) Mustangs winning the national college football championship title. Complete with 30 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:09

$44.00
197407

USS SARATOGA United States Navy Aircraft Carrier Welcome Home 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036391073

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Sept. 14, 1945 * USS Saratoga (CV-3) aircraft carrier * United States Navy "Welcome Home" The front page has a four column photo headed: "The Old Lady Comes Home" Also a two column heading: "Gallant Saratoga Docks with 3,710 Pacific Vets" (see) Complete with 22 pages, light toning and some wear along the spine, generally good.

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:08

$38.00
197406

PS GENERAL SLOCUM Steamboat Fire DISASTER Sinking East River NYC 1904 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036390706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HEARST'S BOSTON AMERICAN--SPECIAL EXTRA!, June 15, 1904 * PS General Slocum fire disaster * East River - Hell Gate - New York City  Hearst newspapers were famous for their huge & dramatic headlines. This item does not disappoint. Headlines take most of the front page: "750 EXCURSIONISTS KILLED" "By Fire On Board Steamer Gen. Slocum At New York" "Victims Mostly Women And Children On Church Outing". The final count would number 1021 dead. The General Slocum disaster was the New York area's worst disaster in terms of loss of life until the September 11, 2001 attacks. It is the worst maritime disaster in the city's history, and the second worst maritime disaster on United States waterways. Note: present are the front ... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:08

$126.00
197404

re NEWNAN GA Georgia NEGRO Lynching ELIJAH STRICKLAND Hanging 1899 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374029104773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 25, 1899 * re. Newnan, Georgia * re. Elijah Strickland lynching The front page has a one column heading: "Nation Horrified" 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. Rare as such. Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, small library stamps within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:03

$39.00
197403

FENIANS Irish Republican Brotherhood to Attack CANADA ? 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374029103616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Ohio, April 11, 1866  * Fenians - Irish Republican Brotherhood * Invasion of Canada threatened * Eastport, Maine - Campo Bello Island The top of the front page as one column headings that include: "THE FENIANS" "The Fenians Mean Fight" "Their War Vessels In The Harbor" "Arrest of Michael Murphy, the Head Centre" and more. (see) Lengthy text. Complete with 8 pages, a little spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:02

$33.00
197402

CHARLIE CHAPLIN "The Great Dictator" Movie Opening Day AD (Eve) 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374029103365

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1940 * "The Great Dictator" opening advertisement (eve) * Charlie Chaplin's first true sound film * Political satire comedy-drama movie * Adolph Hitler - Benito Mussolini - fascism Page 29 has an advertisement for the famous Charlie Chaplin movie "The Great Dictator" This ad measures 11 x 7 1/2 inch  advertisement for the film which made it's World premiere in New York City the following day. Could this be the earliest newspaper advertisement ? Chaplin later claimed he would never has made the movie if he knew the extent of the horrors of the concentration camps at the time. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:01

$40.00
197401

DISCOVERER 13 XIII Satellite First Man Made RECOVERY from Space 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036383336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Aug. 12, 1960 * Discoverer 13 XIII satellite * First capsule successful recovery * Very 1st man made object retrieved from space The front page has a four column headline: "SATELLITE CAPSULE IS RECOVERED FROM SEA BY HELICOPTER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the very first recovery of a man-made object from space, beating the Soviet Korabl Sputnik 2 by nine days. Complete with all 48 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2022 12:59

$44.00
197384

COOPERSTOWN National Baseball Hall Of Fame DEDICATION Day PHOTOS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032553982

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, June 13, 1939. * Cooperstown, New York becomes a tourist stop * National Baseball Hall of Fame dedication * First group of inductees honored The front page of the sport's section has a two column heading: "Ruth Remains Base Ball's No. 1 Hero at Cooperstown" with a four column photo of the inductees including Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Cy Young and more. (see) Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: The Hall of Fame was dedicated on June 12, 1939 by Lee Ferrick Andrews, grandson of Edward Clark, who was a founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company. Stephen C. Clark was owner of a local hotel and sought to bring tourists to Cooperstown, which had been damaged b... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:55

$67.00
197383

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy EDINBURGH England 1780 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032553760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, June 6, 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, much of which is military. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, light wear to folds, generally nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:55

$29.00
197382

REVOLUTIONARY WAR George Washington on Joshua Huddy Execution 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023569944

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, May 21, 1782  * American Revolutionary War closing events * George Washington & Joshua 'Jack" Huddy Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with "Debates in the House of Commons Upon the American War". An excellent report providing much insight into the discussions on the troubling situation in America and how to resolve it. Consensus shows a strong interest in ending the military involvement in America. Page 2 has some good reporting on the naval events in the Caribbean which were part of the entire Revolutionary War enterprise. Fine war content continues on page 3 as well including: "The perfidious Arnold, accompanies Sir Guy Carleton, and is to be invested... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:54

$375.00
197381

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVENING POST England 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032553246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Oct. 5, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Page 2 begins with a letter from Sir Peter Parker concerning events in the Caribbean. Page 3 has mention that: "...were supposed to be King's ships and in search of Paul Jones's squadron...". The back page includes: "The Americans have been driven to the necessity of exacting a severe retaliation for the burning & destroying of towns, villages, and cots; for setting fire to barns full of soldiers, and other acts of unexampled cruelty. It appears from their late conduct that they will neither give nor take quarter for the future. The British arms were never so disgraced...". Also mention that: "...recei... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:54

$36.00
197380

GEORGE WASHINGTON John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Act of Congress 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032552921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, June 26, 1790  * President George Washington * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson * Act of Congress signed in type One-third of the front page is taken up with early reports from Congress, carrying over to pg. 2. The middle of page 2 is taken up with an Act of Congress concerning establishing federal judicial courts in Rhode Island, signed in type by John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington, and headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle. Keep in mind that New York was the nation's capital at this time. Over half of page 3 is taken up with reports from Congress. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, a bit of foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:53

$129.00
197379

1777 Capture of NEWPORT RHODE ISLAND Henry Clinton Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023568974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Jan. 23, 1777  * Capture of Newport, Rhode Island * General Henry Clinton (British) * American Revolutionary War Page 3 has nearly a full column with two letters on the British occupation of the naval base at Newport, Rhode Island. Page 3 begins with a letter critical of the British in America, noting: "After one of the most fatiguing campaigns that any army ever underwent, his Majesty's forces in America are now gone into winter quarters...winter quarters in that country will afford the wretched soldiery but poor consolation because it is very much to be feared...will sink through the severity of the weather; and that perhaps as many may perish through the inclemency of the climate.... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:53

$49.00
197377

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Toasted for a Job Well Done 1796 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023568693

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 6, 1796  * President George Washington celebrated Page 2 has an interesting item: "Recent Instance of the Patriotism of Our Young Men" which is followed by various "Toasts", the first to: "George Washington, President of the United States--May his wisdom & integrity continue to preserve the happiness & liberties of America...". Four pages, good condition.

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:52

$45.00
197376

Rare Colonial VIRGINIA GAZETTE w/ Williamsburg Gunpowder Incident 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023568012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg (with Supplement), April 28, 1775 * Very rare Colonial Virginia title * Gunpowder Incident - Affair This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. This issue was printed 9 days after the battle of Lexington and Concord, however the news of that historic beginning of the Revolutionary War had yet to reach Williamsburg. Half of the front page is a report from London which has much on the American situation, including: "...acquainted the House that he had a bill...which he proposed to submit...The title of it was read and is as follows:... See More  

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$9,975.00
197375

ANTI YANKEE Pro Confederate Columbus Ohio Civil War MARTINSBURG 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023567732

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 6, 1864  * Anti-Union publication Among the articles within are: "Prepare For Another Draft" "A Singular Case of Retaliation in Charleston" "War News of the Week" "Fight at Martinsburg--Gen. Sigel Compelled to Evacuate" "An Attempt to Alter the Constitution to Abolish Slavery Defeated!" "The Vote on the Extinction of Slavery" and: "How The en Go!" begins: "Such a slaughter of men as Mr. Lincoln is making of our people has no parallel in modern times...". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, good condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Rep... See More  

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$34.00
197374

18th century 1746 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023567570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1746  * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for granting to His Majesty several rates and duties upon coaches...". A decorative document given the displayable title page. Thirty pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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$37.00
197373

THIOMAS JEEFERSON Presidential Letter re. Dedicated Book 1805 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023567437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 4, 1805  * President Thomas Jefferson Page 2 has a letter signed in type by Th. Jefferson, concerning a book "Dictionary of Elegant Essays" dedicated to him. Four pages, minor loss to an upper corner, good condition.

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$28.00
197372

Martin Niemöller Anti-Nazi Lutheran Pastor First They Came ARREST 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032549800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1937 * Reverend Martin Niemöller arrested * Ant-Nazi theologian and Lutheran pastor * Famous "First they came..." statement fame The front page has a one column heading: "NAZIS FINALLY PUT NIEMOELLER IN JAIL" with subheads that include: "Accuse Pastor of Slandering Notables and Calling for Opposition to Laws" "Court Trial Awaits Him" and more. (see) First report coverage on anti-Nazi theologian, Reverend Martin Niemöller, arrest by Heinrich Himmler's Gestapo in Berlin, Germany. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, general... See More  

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$97.00
197371

1671 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 351 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023566398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 26, 1671 * 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
197370

JOHN F. KENNEDY JR. BORN President-Elect JFK Son Birth 1960 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023562707

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, November 25, 1960 * John F. Kennedy Jr. is born (1st report) * President-elect JFK - John-John birth The bottom of the front page has has a three column heading: "First Son for First Family" (see) First report coverage on the birth of John F. Kennedy Jr. Complete with 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally nice.

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:44

$48.00
197369

SPRINGFIELD Clark County OHIO Race Riot Houses Burned NEGROES 1906 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023562561

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 1, 1906 * Springfield Ohio * Clark County * Race riot - Negroes The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MORE RIOTING IN SPRINGFIELD" 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, a few small binding holes along the spine, 2 small library stamps within the masthead, generally very nice.

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$40.00
197368

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed 1776 HISTORIC Bound Volume


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023561752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, England, complete bound volume of six months for July thru December, 1776 plus the Supplement issue as well. * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain * Entire bound volume intacted It would be difficult to argue for a more important document in American history than the Declaration of Independence. It remains a desire of most collectors to find issues containing reference to it, and ultimately a contemporary printing of the actual document. With American newspaper printings commanding $100,000 or more in nice condition--if available--here is an opportunity for a period printing at a very reasonable price. And this is one of the less com... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:43

$4,150.00
197365

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Black Hills Gold Silver Expedition DAKOTA 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032498829

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 24, 1874 * General George Armstrong Custer * Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition The top of the front page one column headings that include: "IN THE BLACK HILLS" "Gen. Custer's Exploring Expedition" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. Other news of the day. Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, light crease along the central fold, generally nice.

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Ends May 15, 2022 08:48

$57.00
197364

ANN ELIZA Leaves Brigham YOUNG re. Polygamy Divorce Case MORMONS 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032498664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 1874 * Ann Eliza Young suit * Brigham Young divorce * Mormons - polygamy Page 5 has a one column heading: "Ann Eliza Young's Divorce" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 15, 2022 08:48

$42.00
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