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187339

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105166821

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 26, 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 candidate, John Fremont. This new political party, founded just two years previous, held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform. The top of page 4 has column heads: "Republican Ratification Meeting" "Grand Rally for Freedom" 'New York City Awake" Procession visit to Col. Fremont". The text takes the entirety of page 5 with a wealth of speeches, then: "The Procession--Visit to Col. Fremont--His Speech" with the details including the text of Fremont's acceptance speech.... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:14

$160.00
187338

President JOHN TYLER Special Session Message to U.S. Congress 1841 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436541109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 2, 1841  * President John Tyler * Special session message to Congress Most of page 2 is taken up with: "The President's Message" to Congress. Typically the President gives a state-of-the-union address near the end of the year, but given the recent death of President Wm. H. Harrison (died April 4 after just one month in office), this is a special address to both houses of Congress. The lengthy text begins by acknowledging the death of Harrison, then evolves into a more typical state-of-the-union address touching upon foreign relations, taxing situations, the state of the Treasury, the health of the nation, the state of the military, etc.  The address is signed by him... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:13

$89.00
187337

SPIRIT LAKE MASSACRE Iowa Sioux Indians & Slaver Ship Captured 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436540593

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 4, 1857  * Spirit Lake Massacre - Sioux Indians - Iowa Page 3 has a detailed article: "Capture of An American Slaver" which has much detail on the capture of a slave ship. Great reading. Also on page 3 is an even lengthier article: "the Indian Difficulties" "Official Account of the Agent of the Sioux Indians" which relates to the infamous Spirit Lake Massacre. This article takes two-thirds of a column. Four pages, very nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:12

$37.00
187336

18th century 1759 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105165010

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1759  * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...to enforce and render more effectual the laws relating to the qualification of members to sit in the House of Commons." A decorative document given the displayable title page. Six pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:12

$36.00
187335

Battle of BUENA VISTA (Angostura) Coahuila Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105164543

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 2, 1847  * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War * General Zachary Taylor Page 3 has much on the Mexican War including: "Latest From Gen. Taylor's Army" "Vera Cruz" "The Battle of Buena Vista" "Investment of Vera Cruz" and a letter from Sacrificio, near Vera Cruz. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:12

$39.00
187334

BATTLE OF OUDENARDE War of Spanish Succession in Belgium 1708 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436539180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England July 12, 1708  * Battle of Oudenarde * War of Spanish Succession Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "By the Queen, A Proclamation" which concerns: "An Act to Encourage the Trade to Newfoundland..." with much detail. But the more desirable content is a very detailed account of the Battle of Oudenarde. This was a battle in the War of the Spanish Succession fought on July 11, 1708 between the forces of Great Britain, the Dutch Republic and the Holy Roman Empire on the one side and those of France on the other. It took place at Oudenaarde (now in Belgium) and was a great victory for the allies. This report begins on the ftpg., takes all of page 2 and over half of page 3. Four pages, 7 1... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:11

$64.00
187333

George Washington REVOLUTIONARY WAR - Ethan Allen & PRISONERS 1777 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105163388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 12, 1777  * Revolutionary War battle reports * Ethan Allen & treatment of other prisoners * George Washington's intentions Page 2 has a: "...Letter from Lewistown to the Congress at Philadelphia" which tells of a naval encounter between the Roebuck and the Morris in Philadelphia bay, which includes: "...and blew the ship up & I am sorry to tell you that so brave a man has fell in the attempt. The scene was horrid to behold. The cargo is in part blown on shore..." with more. Also a letter from an officer at New York. Another page has a rather lengthy & fascinating article concerning the cruel treatment of Col. Campbell by the Americans, and includes: "...It is justified from the beh... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:11

$78.00
187332

18th Century Pre Revolutionary War w/ AMERICAN COLONIES Reports 1766 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105162821

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 20, 1766  Page 6 has nearly half a column headed: "America" with datelines from New  York and Hartford.  There is mention of the trouble caused by the cutting down of the flag staff on the common. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 7 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:10

$29.00
187331

RICHARD PENN JR. Pennsylvania Governor Arrives in Philadelphia 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105162558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 17, 1771  * Richard Penn Jr. arrives in Pennsylvania Page 6 has a brief item headed: "America" with a Philadelphia dateline which reports the arrival of: "...the Hon. Richard Penn., Esq., our Governor. On his landing he was received by a great  number...bells were immediately set a ringing...". Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:10

$28.00
187330

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436537366

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, February 17, 1945. * U.S. Marines begin landing at Iwo Jima * Famous World War II battle beginning Most of the front page is taken up with: "Japs Report: U.S. LANDING ON IWO" Nice for display. First report coverage is on page 3 with heading: "WE LAND ON IWO, JAP RADIO REPORT" with more. Complete in 30 pages, tabloid size, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:10

$62.00
187329

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin SHOOTOUT 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105161817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Penn., April 23, 1934. * Outlaw John Dillinger & gang * Little Bohemia Lodge shootout (1st report) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Dillinger Battles Way Out of Ambush; Two Dead in Drive on Gang" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Little Bohemia Lodge shootout & escape in Wisconsin. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:09

$137.00
187328

Second Battle of EL ALAMEIN Egypt World War II Erwin Rommel Loss 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436536941

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 5, 1942 * Second Battle of El Alamein * World War II Egypt - Africa * Erwin Rommel defeated The front page has a nice banner headline: "ALLIES CHASE AXIS IN AFRICA" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage continues on page 3 with related map and photo of German General Georg Stumme. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, light red stain within report (see), a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:09

$45.00
187327

JOHN DILLINGER Crown Point Indiana Courtroom PHOTOS 1934 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105161288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 10, 1934 * John Dillinger back to jail * Crown Point, Indiana photos * Post-Tuscon Arizona capture The back page has a 3 photo pictorial of John Dillinger in a Crown Point, Indiana courtroom. The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "MURDER TRIAL OF DILLINGER IS SET FOR MARCH 12" with subhead. (see) Dillinger would make his infamous escape from the Crown Point jail a few weeks later with a fake gun. Nice to have in this famous Chicago publication, the city where Dillinger would ultimately be taken out.  Complete with 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:09

$62.00
187326

JET BLACK SEA SERPENT Monster Caribbean Sea RMS Mauretania Seen 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105161086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, February 11, 1934 * Cunard liner RMS Mauretania * Jet black sea serpent monster * Caribbean Sea The front page has a one column heading: "Sea Monsters Go South, Too, for the Winter" (see) Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:08

$44.00
187325

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE George Bugs Moran vs. Al Capone 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436534806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1929  * The St. Valentine's Day Massacre  * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone * Gangsters - gangland - underworld The front page has one column headings that include: "5 ARRESTS FOLLOW FINDING OF GANG CAR IN CHICAGO SLAYINGS" "Officers Have Established That Moran's Rivals, Not Detectives, Slew His Henchmen" and more. (see) Original reporting on what is probably the most historic event in American gangster history. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:08

$40.00
187324

SIEGE OF METZ French France Germans Germany Franco-Pruissian War 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436534103

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 17, 1870 * Siege of Metz, France * Franco-Prussian War - Germans Page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE WAR" "A Desperate Battle Fought Near Metz" "French and Prussian Reports of the Engagement" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning along the central fold, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:08

$33.00
187323

Early 19th Century BUILDING ST. LOUIS Missouri MO 2000 Population 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436532911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 10, 1818  * Building St. Louis, Missouri A pg. 2 report from Missouri datelined St. Louis says that: "...three millions of bricks...have been laid here since...April...", and that there is a printing office and two banks there, it is situated near rich lead runs, enjoys a great commerce with the Indians, has a population of 2000 and a bit more. Another report from the Pittsburgh Gazette states that on a particular day the beach of the Monongahela was: "...lined with flat boats destined for the Illinois and other districts below the Falls of Ohio. The...emigrants ...are... composed of English...". Four pages, a bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:07

$38.00
187322

Rare 19th Century QUEBEC Ontario Province CANADA 1874 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105158458

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MORNING CHRONICLE, Quebec, Canada, Jan. 17, 1874  We seldom acquire 19th century Quebec newspapers. A typical issue of the day, various news items and a wealth of advertising. Four pages, large folio size, some perforated wear at the central fold.  Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:07

$38.00
187321

Rare ABRAHAM LINCOLN Proclamation & Ulysses S. Grant PROMOTION 1864 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436529150

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, March 19, 1864  * Abraham Lincoln draft proclamation * Ulysses S. Grant promotion * Rare Civil War military publication As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving reports from various fields of operation. Other items in this issue include: "The United States Marine Corps" "Battle Memories of the Mississippi" "The Army of the Potomac"  "Advice to Young Naval Officers" "General Sherman's Expedition" "Qualifications of a General Commanding" "The Lieutenant-General" is concerning Grant's promotion, and much more. Near the bac... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:06

$38.00
187320

ALCATRAZ PRISON Four Prisoners ESCAPE by Forgery Fake Pardons 1903 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436528933

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 13, 1903 * Alcatraz Prison - San Francisco * Four escape with fake pardons The top of the front page has a two column headline: "DARING FORGERY DISCOVERED" 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, generally nice.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:06

$38.00
187319

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436528665

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 2, 1903 * The Battle of Lightning Creek * Last Indian battle o Wyoming * Sioux - Native Americans The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TWO BATTLES WITH REDSKINS" 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, generally nice.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:06

$38.00
187318

PANAMA CANAL ZONE John Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty Talks 1903 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105156691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 4, 1903 * Hay–Bunau-Varilla Treaty - Columbia * Panama Canal Zone becoming independent The top of the front page has a three column headline: "CITY OF PANAMA IS BEING BOMBARDED" 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, generally very nice.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:05

$38.00
187317

CARRIE NATION Temperance Criminal Expelled from White House 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105156333

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 19, 1903 * Carrie Nation ejected from White House * Temperance movement - pro-prohibition The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MRS. NATION FIRED FROM WHITE HOUSE" 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, generally very nice.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:05

$57.00
187316

TOM HORN Old West Scout & Outlaw HANGING Execution at Cheyenne WY 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436527705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 20, 1903 * Tom Horn execution by hanging * Old West scout, lawman, gunman, outlaw * Early, same day first report The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HORN WAS HANGED WITHOUT RIOTING" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:05

$92.00
187315

LILLY PA Cambria County Coal Mine Bunk House FIRE Disaster 1903 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105155222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 21, 1903 * Lilly, Cambria County, Pennsylvania * Coal mine bunk house fire disaster The top of the front page has a three column headline: "TWENTY-SEVEN MEN BURNED TO A CRISP" 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, generally nice.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:04

$38.00
187314

BOB FITZSIMMONS Wins Light Heavyweight BOXING Title vs. Gardiner 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105154444

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 26, 1903 * Bob Fitzsimmons wins Light Heavyweight title * vs. George Gardiner - boxing championship The top of page 2 has a two column headline: "CROWD HISSED THE PUGILISTS" with subhead: "Fitzsimmons Won the Fight--Gardner Stood up for Twenty Rounds" and round by round description. (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, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In November 1903, Fitzsimmons made history by defeating World Light Heavyweight Champion George Gardiner (also known as Gardner) by a decision i... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:04

$48.00
187313

ARMY-NAVY GAME College Football Rivalry West Point vs. Annapolis 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105153924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 28, 1903 * Early Army-Navy game * College football rivalry * West Point vs. Annapolis The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ANNAPOLIS MADE A POOR SHOWING" with subheads that include: "Army Defeated Navy in Football by a Score of 40 to 5" and more. (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, generally nice.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:04

$38.00
187312

WILLIAM CLARK Explores Midwest Rivers & GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105153009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 2, 1794  * Explorer William Clark * George Washington Page 2 contains a letter to Congress signed in type: G. Washington. Another pg. 2 item begins with: "The appointment of Mr. Monroe to the Embassy to France not having produced one single complaint..." Page 3 has a report from New Orleans concerning General Clark exploring the vicinity of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:03

$64.00
187311

SS CENTRAL AMERICA Shipwreck Sinking Sinks GOLD LOST - Mormonism 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105152039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK Tribune, Sept. 26, 1857 * SS Central America shipwreck * Gold coins - treasure lost * Mormonism - Mormons This is a great issue on coverage of the sinking of the steamship "Central America", in the news in recent years due to its discovery and the finding of millions of dollars in gold coins.  Also within: "An Escape From Salt Lake" which is an interesting letter beginning: "I guess you are anxious to know the reason why I left Salt Lake. I shall try, in the first place, to inform you what a man must do to be a Mormon. He must give himself, his family, and all his possessions over to Brigham Young and then he'll have to give the tenth of all his income..." and much more. Eight pages, very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:03

$98.00
187310

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Early Congress Mention 1830 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436524135

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, April 7, 1830  * Early Davy Crockett mention Page 3 has a short item: "Mr. Crockett" in which he relays, from a speech in Congress, an comical anecdote. Some 6 years before his fate at the Alamo. Four pages, some light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:02

$28.00
187309

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey Sir Henry Clinton Revolutionary War 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436523759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Aug. 24, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth - New Jersey * Sir Henry Clinton vs. George Washington * American Revolutionary War Such "extraordinary" issues were created when notable news was received outside the normal printing schedule and the publisher wanted to rush the news to the people as quickly as possible. The purpose of this issue is the historic Battle of Monmouth. All of pages 1 and 2 are a lengthy letter signed: H. Clinton with his report on the battle, a few bits including: "...I evacuated Philadelphia on the 18th of June...& proceeded to Gloucester Point...I had received intelligence that Generals Washington and Lee had passed the Delaware with their army..." with much... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:02

$288.00
187308

2 President GEORGE WASHINGTON Lengthy Proclamation SPAIN Treaty 1796 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436523196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 20 and 24, 1796  * President George Washington * Lengthy proclamation signed in script A pair of issues: beginning on the ftpg. of the Aug. 20 issue, carrying over to pg. 2, and concluding on pages 1 and 2 of the Aug. 24 issue is the complete text of the: "PROCLAMATION"  by the President for putting into effect a treaty with Spain. It is signed in script type at its conclusion: Geo. Washington. This was one of just a few newspapers which occasionally used script type for printed signatures of notable officials. Each issue is complete in 4 pages, various foxing, irregular to a portion of the right margin affects some ads.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:01

$98.00
187307

18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Jay's Treaty Rpts. 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105148621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 1, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Over half of the front page is taken up with: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted", referring to the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has a document which also expresses concerns about the Jay Treaty, carrying over to page 3. Four pages, scattered foxing, some creases to the back leaf, good condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:01

$44.00
187306

HERMANN OBERTH Rockets Rocketry Predict Future SPACE TRAVEL? Moon 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436511423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1931  * Hermann Oberth  * Early rockets - rocketry  * The Moon & beyond ? The top of page 3 has one column headings: "HOPE TO GAIN PLANET 15 YEARS FROM NOW" "Oberth, Rocket Expert, Predicts a Flight to the Moon, Mars or Jupiter" (see) His prediction would happen but more than 15 years later. Complete with 44 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 08:51

$57.00
187305

LOU GEHRIG DAY Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth Fame 1939 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105137799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1939  * Lou Gehrig day at Yankee Stadium (day of) * Famous 'luckiest man on the face of the earth' speech fame * Best title to be had ? Lou Gehrig's famous speech is one of the most notable & heart-warming events in the annals of baseball history. This issue is from that day and has a article on page 18 with a two column heading: "75,000 Expected at the Stadium For Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day" with subhead. (see) Only found in this publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 08:47

$88.00
187302

re. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON'S DEATH Campaign Issue Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105115879

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LOG CABIN, New York, April 17, 1841  * re. William Henry Harrison's death * Rare campaign title by Horace Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. This issue is from shortly after Harrison's Death, content including: "Gen. Harrison's Last Letter" 'Mr. Tyler's Opinions" "The Presidential Succession" [remember that Harrison was the first President to die in office] & a few other items relating to Harrison's death. Page 3 has a full column with: "President Tyler's Address To the People of the United States" which--partially--concerns the death of Harri... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 08:20

$62.00
187271

QUENTIN ROOSEVELT President Theodore's Son World War I KILLED 1918 WWI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434263487

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., July 18, 1918 * Quentin Roosevelt killed (1st report) * President Theodore Roosevelt's son * United States Army Air Service * Bastille Day - World War I France The front page has one column headings: "Killed in France" "Quentin Roosevelt" "Shot Down In Airplane" "Colonel's Youngest Son" and more. (see) Quentin was President Theodore Roosevelt's youngest son. Much on World War I. Fourteen pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small library label within masthead, generally in good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:10

$48.00
187270

RICHARD SPECK Chicago IL Student NURSES Dormitory Rape & MURDERS 1966 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102871480

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1966 * Richard Speck mass murders * Chicago student nurses The front page has a two column heading: "Survivor Says Killer of 8 Lulled Fears of Victims" Coverage continues on the back page with related photo and small sketch of Speck. Complete with 52 pages, close cut long the right margin of the front page which slightly affect unrelated text, generally nice.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:10

$48.00
187269

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Win World Series MLB Baseball CHAMPIONS 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434263194

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., October 9, 1934. * St. Louis Cardinals win World Series * Major League Baseball Champions The front page has a three column heading: "Cardinals Win Fourth Contest And Series In Wild Game At Detroit" with scoreboard, lineups and inning by inning description. Twelve pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with a few tears.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:09

$57.00
187268

FRANK COSTELLO Gangster MOB BOSS Kefauver Hearings & A. Anastasia 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102871164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 21, 1951 * Frank Costello - NYC gangster - mob boss * United States Senate Special Committee to Investigate Crime in Interstate Commerce The front page has a seven column heading: "Costello's Friends Handed Political Plums" with subheads that include: "Gambler's Influence Is Called 'Sinister'" and more. Coverage continues inside with photo of Albert Anastasia. (see) Complete with 32 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally in good condition.

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$58.00
187267

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Government Audit Reveals Income Tax Problems 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102871053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Annual income surfaces * Government audit reveals Page 5 has a one column heading: "Gives Capone Income As $1,641,979 In 1928" with subhead. (see) Was this the beginning of the end for Capone ? He would eventually be tried and convicted if income tax evasion later that year. Complete with 56 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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$40.00
187266

Rare PITTSFIELD MASSACHUSETTS Berkshite County 19th Century 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102870879

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PITTSFIELD SUN, Massachusetts, Oct. 23, 1878 * Berkshire County  * American Indians war era  This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete with all 8 pages, a little staining, some wear at the top left corner, generally good.

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$27.00
187265

U.S. - JAPAN TENSIONS Almost Exactly 10 Yrs Prior to Pearl Harbor 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102870739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE., Nov. 29, 1931 * United States and Japan tensions * Almost exactly 10 years prior to attack The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S.--JAPAN RIFT FADING OUT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 60+ pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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$45.00
187264

AUGUSTINE PREVOST Failed Raid on Charleston SC 1779 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434262410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 10, 1779  * British General Augustine Prevost * Unsuccessful raid on Charleston SC Page 3 has a report: "...arrived in town from Portsmouth with the news of the defeat of Gen. Prevost. The fact of General Prevost's defeat is now confirmed beyond the possibility of doubt. On the 13th and 14 of June two engagements were fought near Charles Town, South Carolina between the American army commanded by General Lincoln, and the English forces under General Prevost. The latter was finally repulsed & it is greatly to be feared that a second Saratoga business was the consequence...advices from America which mention the total overthrow of General Prevost's army." The back page has a note: "... See More  

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$54.00
187263

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Arrives in Captial - Philadelphia PA 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102870246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Dec. 1, 1790  * President George Washington * Capital of U.S. - Philadelphia arrival Page 3 has a short bit noting: "Saturday last the President of the United States, his Lady and Family, arrived in this city from Virginia."  The front page has a chart of "Exports from the District of Bermuda-Hundred...".  Page 3 has a note: "The 7th anniversary of the evacuation of the city of New York by the British army was celebrated last week by the citizens, with the usual demonstrations of joy." The back page has a "Treasury Department" notice for supplying rations to the posts at Springfield, Mass., and West Point. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, scattered foxing and m... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:07

$52.00
187262

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN w/ Nice Masthead w/ Advertisements 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102869282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 4, 1790  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America All of the front page is taken up with lengthy & detailed reports of: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States" and includes talk: "On the Report o the Secretary of the Treasury". Various news of the day inside and a wealth of ads. The bkpg. is filled with ads including 4 nice illustrated house ads. Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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$57.00
187261

1st Ever NBA BASKETBALL Finals Philadelphia Warriors Win TITLE in 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102868013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 23, 1947 * Philadelphia Warriors (Golden State) * Wins the 1st NBA basketball title The sport's section (Page 14) has a brief and discrete report at the bottom of the page headed: "Philadelphia Bags BAA Crown" (see) I assume the small report here is because basketball wasn't a popular sport at the time. It is what it is, still a 1st report though. Complete with 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:06

$40.00
187260

1st 7 AMERICAN ASTRONAUTS Alan Shepherd - John Glenn & More NAMED 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102867669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 10, 1959   * Alan Shepard, John Glenn & more * First U.S. Astronauts are introduced The front page has a three column photo with heading: "Seven Candidates for Spaceman Assignment" Also a three column heading: "Space Trip Candidates Confident" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the announcement of NASA's original 7 astronauts. Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:06

$42.00
187259

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Creek Indians Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102867033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston Nov. 26, 1795  * Uncommon title Certainly one of the less common American titles from the 18th century. Pages 1 and 2 contain: "Creek Indians - Extract of a Letter from the Sec. of War to...George Mathews, Gov. of Georgia..." which concerns a treaty with the Creek Indians. Also on page 2 is a report from Winchester which begins: "A gentleman from the South Western Territory informs that  governor Blount was meet...at Tellico block house by several chiefs and warriors of each of the tribes of Creek, Cherokee and Chickasaw Indians with whom he commenced a talk..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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$44.00
187258

Rare JONATHAN SWIFT as Editor of Early 18th Century THE EXAMINER 1713 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102866672

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EXAMINER, London, June 12, 1713  * Rare 18th century publication This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), It promoted a Tory perspective on British politics, at a time when Queen Anne had replaced Whig ministers with Tories. Complete as a single sheet newspaper as was typical of the day, 7 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:05

$56.00
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