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185118

TRANSCONTINENTAL RR Union Pacific Railroad W. B. Odgen Completion 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284473620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1869   * Union Pacific Railroad * re. Transcontinental RR Page 5 has a nice article providing a history of the creation of the Pacific Railroad, which just 11 days previous was formally completed. "The Pacific Railroad" "Lecture by W. B. Ogden, One of the Promoters--History of the Road From Its Inception--The Scenery and Soil Along the Route". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:39

$28.00
185117

LZ 129 HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin EXPLOSION Disaster w/ Photos 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985003060

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1937 * Hindenburg rigid airship disaster * Pride of Nazi Germany * Lakehurst, New Jersey * FRONT LEAF ONLY *** The top of the front page has a four column headline: "WASHINGTON STARTS AIRSHIP INQUIRY; DEATH TOLL REACHES 33; LEHMANN DIES; GERMANY WILL CONTINUE AIR SERVICE" with several subheads that include: "CAUSE IS A MYSTERY" "Experts Lay Hindenburg Tragedy To Electrostatic or Backfire" and more. (see) More coverage on page 2 with a few related photos. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), rag paper, a little irregular along the left margin, sold as is.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:39

$42.00
185116

R34 Rigid AIRSHIP 1st to Cross Atlantic Ocean East to West HOME 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284471158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1919 * R-34 airship flight to America * 1st ever crossing of the Atlantic East to West * Aviation - flight - dirigible - zeppelin  * Over NYC on her way home The front page has a very nice banner headline: "R-34 MAKES A MIDNIGHT START FOR HOME; FLIES TO TIMES BUILDING, HOVERS OVER IT, AND THOUSANDS WATCH HER TURN EAST AT 1:10" with subheads and photo of the airship over the big apple. Nice for display. Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related map. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, irreagular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:38

$72.00
185115

Very Rare CONFEDERATE West Baton Rouge LA Louisiana CIVIL WAR 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284470238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, August 31, 1861  * Very rare Confederate title Here is an uncommon title from Louisiana during the first year of the Civil War. The front page is filled with ads, and among the reports inside are: "Keep on Giving" "The Truth" which includes a bit: "...Mr. Lincoln has unwittingly been a benefactor to the South. He has taught us the inestimable blessings of self-reliance and independence. He has compelled us to look to ourselves..." with more (see); "A Word to Subscribers" "Suppressing the Tribune & News" "The Army McCulloch Has Beaten" and more. Four pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:38

$370.00
185114

TEXAS A&M AGGIES Last Season Game vs. Longhorns National CHAMPS 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985002059

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 25, 1927 * Texas A&M Aggies football * Last game of season (Texas Longhorns) * National champions to be proclaimed The bottom of the front page of section 2 (sports) has a small one column heading: "Texas Aggies Beat Texas U 28-7; Win Southwest Title" See image for 1st report coverage on the last game of the season for Texas A&M in which they would be named co-national champions. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:38

$44.00
185113

Naval Battle of VELLA LAVELLA Solomon Islands World War II 1943 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985001610

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1943 * Naval Battle of Vella Lavella * Solomons Islands - Pacific Campaign The top of the front page has a five column headline: "U.S. SHIPS SINK JAPANESE CRUISER AND 2 DESTROYERS IN SOLOMONS" with subheads that include: "2 More Enemy Ships Hit and Others Flee From Vella Gulf Carnage" and more (see). First report coverage on the naval battle of Vella Lavella in the Solomon Islands with the Japanese during World War II. Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:37

$45.00
185112

AUSTRIAN ANSCHLUSS REFERENDUM German Election Adolph Hitler Photo 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985001235

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, April 11, 1938 * Austrian Anschluss referendum * Adolph Hitler - German election The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HITLER IS BACKED BY 99.08% OF VOTE IN POLL ON EMPIRE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with photo of Hitler casting his ballot. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete w... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:37

$48.00
185111

WOODHULL, CLAFLIN & CO. 1st Women's Wall Street Brokerage AD 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985000902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 12, 1870  * "Woodhull, Claflin & Co." advertisement * First Women's Wall Street brokerage The financial page has an intriguing, somewhat inconspicuous advertisement of a very notable--yet widely unknown--Wall Street "first". The advertisement is for the very first women's brokerage firm to open on male-dominated Wall Street. It is headed: "Woodhull, Claflin & Co." and notes: "Mrs. V. C. Woodhull, Mrs. T.C. Claflin, Bankers and Brokers. No. 44 Broad St., New York..." with some text on the focus of their business. As the website "Bumped" notes, Cornelius Vanderbilt helped Victoria and Tennessee *(Tennie) with the finances needed for them to open Woodhull, Claflin, & Co., the first for-women-by-w... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:36

$38.00
185110

JFK John F. & JACKIE Bouvier Kennedy Post Election Cover PHOTO 1960 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284465342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MAGAZINE SECTION only of the New York Times, Nov. 13, 1960 * John F. Kennedy - JFK * Jacqueline Bouvier * Post election cover photo The front page of this section has a photo John F. Kennedy with wife, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. Kennedy was elected president just 5 days earlier.  Nice for display. Various topics throughout. Complete magazine section only with all 148 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:36

$30.00
185108

CARLOS GARDEL Argentine Actor Singer Tango Dance Legend KILLED 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284463095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 25, 1935 * Carlos Gardel airplane crash death * Argentine singer, songwriter & actor * Tango legend The front page has a five column heading: "Planes Collide and Burn; 14 Killed" with subhead. Two small related photos are on the back page. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:35

$50.00
185107

USS CHERSAPEAKE United States Navy Frigate Naval Triumphs War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284459177

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, April 12, 1813  * USS Chesapeake (1799) * United States Navy frigate * War of 1812 - pre-capture The ftpg. has 4 Acts of Congress, two of them relating to the War of 1812. Other items on the war include: "Indisputable Evidence of British Barbarity" "Treasonable" "Gun-Boats" "Military Movements" "The Chesapeake Frigate" with a report of its naval accomplishments; "The Brave Crew of the Constitution" "The Sting of the Hornet!" and a few other items. Four pages, scattered foxing & a bit of ftpg. dirtiness, generally good.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:33

$34.00
185106

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392984997300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 23, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Most of the front page is taken up with an: "Extract of a Letter from Major General Prevost to Lord George Germain, dated Savannah, Jan. 18, 1779" along with the list of captures at Fort Morris. This report is on the action at Fort Morris (Sunbury), Georgia in which General Augustine Prevost led a force of 2,000 British against a much smaller force of 200 Continentals led by Major Joseph Lane. After Prevost positioned his artillery Lane surrenders. Each side incurred only minor casualties. Also beginning on the front page and taking all of page 2 & most of pg. 3 is an extremely detailed account of the... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:33

$71.00
185105

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284455710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pages 2 and 3 are taken up with several letters of congratulations to the King for the success of the British forces in capturing Charleston. Following this are some reports of naval events in the Caribbean. Eight pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:32

$29.00
175331

Rare & Very Early 1803 Newspaper CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433096189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Dec. 30, 1803 * Very rare & early Southern title A volume I issue  (number 301) of this famous title. Taking much of pg. 2 is a chart: "The Charleston Price Current" as well as charts for "Premiums Of Insurance" the "Price Of Stocks" and the "Course Of Exchange". Also a pg. 3 ad headed: "Public Auction" that begins: "This Day, the 30th instant, will be sold before my store, A Likely Yellow Girl..."  Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 18, 2020 13:44

$47.00
185092

NORTH CAROLINA REGULATORS Pre Revolutionary War Troubles 1771 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373276339838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 20, 1771  * North Carolina Regulators * Pre Revolutionary War troubles Inside under: "America" is a report: "...from Newbern, North Carolina, and brought advice that a number of the Regulators, who were taken prisoners at the late battle with the Loyalists on the 16th of May, were tried and condemned and that four of them had already been executed...was offered a pardon by the governor, if he would acknowledge his error upon which condition he refused to accept it...if at liberty engage in the same cause again, and that had he a loaded pistol he would blow out his Excellency's brains." The back page has a list: "...of the killed and wounded among the Loyalists in the action between ... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:22

$33.00
185091

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter Type Signed re. the EMBARGO ACT 1808 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373276339616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 22, 1808  * Thomas Jefferson and the Embargo Act Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports concerning the Embargo including: "President's Answer" signed in type: Th. Jefferson.  This is followed by: "To His Excellency Thomas Jefferson" which carries over to page 2. Four pages, handsome masthead, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:21

$28.00
185089

HARRIET TUBMAN Underground Railroad Ex-Slave Gravestone ERECTION 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392980315384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, July 25, 1937 * Harriet Tubman - African American abolitionist * Gravesite gravestone marker erection * Auburn, Cayuga County, New York Page 4 of this section has a small one column heading: "Mark Ex-Slave's Grave" with subhead: "Women at Auburn Honor 'Aunt Harriet' of 'Underground Railroad'" (see) First report coverage on the erection of the gravestone marker by the Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs for Harriet Tubman at Auburn, New York. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the small and discrete report here. Complete section 2 only with 8 pages, light toning and some wear at the margi... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:20

$52.00
185088

PROHIBITION ENDING ? Homemade Beer Brewery Brewing Legal ? 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373276338609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 14, 1930 * Prohibition ending in America " * Francis Scott McBride * Homemade beer legal ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LIQUOR CAN BE MADE IN HOME, M'BRIDE SAYS" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:20

$42.00
185087

GEORGIA BULLDOGS Win Rose Bowl Tennessee & More College Football 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373276338324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 2, 1943 * Rose Bowl: Georgia Bulldogs vs. UCLA Bruins * Orange Bowl: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Boston College * Sugar Bowl: Tennessee Volunteers vs. Tulsa * Cotton Bowl: Texas Longhorns vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets The front page of section 2 (sports) has a banner headline that announces: "GEORGIA WINS, 9-0; TENNESSEE BEATS TULSA" with subheads a few related photos and lineups. First report coverage on the Rose, Orange, Cotton and Sugar Bowl games. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: The 1943 Rose Bowl game, played on January 1, 1943 was the 29th Rose Bowl game. The University of Geo... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:19

$48.00
185086

ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR Japanese Bombing of Hawaii Warning ? 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373276338146

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Jan. 3, 1943 * Bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii warning * Joseph Grew warned the State Department The front page has a nice banner headline: "PEARL HARBOR WARNING TOLD" with subheads and small photo of Joseph Grew, who was the United States Ambassador to Japan from 1932-1941. Nice for display. This was when this report was first made public to the American citizens. wikipedia notes: On January 27, 1941, Grew secretly cabled the State Department with rumors passed on by Peru's Minister to Japan, that "Japan military forces planned a surprise mass attack at Pearl Harbor in case of 'trouble' with the United States." Grew's own published account of 1944 said, "There is a lot of talk around town [Tok... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:19

$42.00
185085

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Bizarre Solo Airplane Flight Mexico City 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373276336501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, April 21, 1935 * Amelia Earhart solo flight to Mexico City * Bug in her eye forces emergency landing The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "BUG IN EYE SPOILS AMELIA'S FLIGHT TO MEXICO CITY" with subhead and related pictorial which shows 2 photos and a map. (see) Interesting as I cannot find mention of this bizarre event in her history online. Complete 1st section section only with all 24 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:16

$48.00
185084

Eddie VAN HALEN 1st Rock Concert Review at Madison Square Garden 1981 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392980310747

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1981 * Rock band Van Halen - Eddie Van Halen * 1st concert at Madison Square Garden * Concert review by Stephen Holdren Page 14 has a two column heading: "Rock: Van Halen at Garden" which is a concert review by Stephen Holdren. This was Van Halen's very first concert at Madison Square Garden. I expect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to save it at the time. Complete with all 30 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:15

$68.00
185083

DEMOCRATIC PARTY Democrats Pro-Segregation Racists Platform PRINTS1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392980308716

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869  * The Democratic Party platform * Democrats are racists - anti-black * 19th century illustration - print The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of the issue shows a one-third page illustration 'St. Anthony Falls D... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:14

$88.00
185066

LZ 129 HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin EXPLOSION Disaster w/ Photos 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373275801714

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 8, 1937  * Hindenburg rigid airship disaster * Pride of Nazi Germany * Lakehurst, New Jersey photos The top of the front page has a three column headline concerning the follow-up investigation into the Hindenburg crash: "U. S. Speeds Zep Blast Probe As Sabotage Idea Grows; Lehman Expires" with subheads. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small address label on the front page, some small binding holes along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends November 15, 2020 08:51

$78.00
185065

1668 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 352 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392979982380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 12, 1668 * 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 a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & dis... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 08:51

$52.00
185064

1929 STOCK MARKET CRASH Wall Street New York City Financial Crisis Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373275800446

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 1, 1929  * The great stock market crash of 1929 * Best title to have in (NYC) The stock market crash of 1929 did much to define America for the next decade, resulting in the Great Depression and all the trauma relating to it. It seemed common for many newspapers to put a positive spin on the on-going tragedy, so front page reports often conflicted with the reality of the time. Given that the stock exchange is in New York City, the "Times" remains one of the most desired of all newspapers on the crash. The top of the front page has a three column healdine: "Stocks Up Again On Flood Of Buying; Discount Rate Cut Here And In London; Back To Normal, Reserve Board Finds" plus many related subhead... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 08:51

$62.00
185061

1667 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 353 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392979980300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 20, 1667 * 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 a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & dis... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 08:49

$42.00
185057

UNION CITY Obion County TN Tennessee NEGRO George Smith Lynching 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392979978605

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1931 * Negro lynching - lynched - George Smith * Union City, Obion County, Tennessee The top of page 22 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO IN COURT HOUSE YARD" "Take Him From Jail at Union City, Tenn.---Attempted Attack on Woman Alleged". (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro George Smith in Union City, Tennessee. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, light toning and minor... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 08:47

$40.00
185056

FLINT MI-WORCESTER Massachusetts Tornadoes Outbreak Disaster 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373275797049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1953 * 1953 Flint-Worcester tornado outbreak sequence The front page has a one column heading: "Tornado Toll 92 In Massachusetts" with subhead. (see) More on page 33 with 2 related photos. Coverage on the Flint, Michigan and Worcester, Massachusetts tornado disaster which was one of the deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history. Complete with all 60 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2020 08:46

$40.00
185054

Ocean Liner Steamship SS VESTRIS SINKS Virginia Coast PHOTOS 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373275796576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 15, 1928 * Ocean Liner S.S. Vestris sinks The front page has a nice banner headline: "ALL CHILDREN ON SHIP LOST" with subheads. Nice for display. More on the following pages with a few related photos, lengthy text. And a dramatic full page photo on the back showing passengers trying to escape just before the ship sank. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 46 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such. Minor spine wear.

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Ends November 15, 2020 08:45

$42.00
185031

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress re. United States Military 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272101000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 9, 1796  * President George Washington Over half of the front page is taken up with the full text from Congress of: "An ACT to Ascertain & For the Military Establishment of the United States" which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. This was one of very few newspapers which used script type when printing documents or letters from President Washington, making this a displayable issue given its front page presentation. Four pages, light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:36

$98.00
185030

Rare 18th Century CAPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania 1797 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272100044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 11, 1797  * 18th century American publication The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. The front page is filled with advertisements including three illustrated ship ads. Inside has reports from the federal Congress. Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, stains at the spine margin inside, nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:35

$48.00
185029

Rare COFFIN NOTICES PRINTS Molly Maguires Pennsylvania Miners 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272099440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 2, 1874  * Molly Maguires - threats * Rare "Coffin Notices" prints Page 3 beings with some nice column heads on Stanley's exploration in Africa: "AFRICA" "Mr. Henry M. Stanley's Present Expedition" "The Slave Trader' 'The Great Work of  the Sultan of Zanzibar" "Exploring the Refiji". This is a two column letter signed in type by: Henry M. Stanley. Page 3 also has a full column article concerning the work of the Molly Maguires in the mines of the Scranton, Pa. area. Included are several engravings. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:35

$37.00
185028

GEORGE WASHINGTON Samuel Adams & Edmund Randolph 1794 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272098338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 9, 1794  * George Washington & Samuel Adams Pages 2 & 3 contains  very lengthy letter from the Secretary of State, Edmund Randolph, concerning the troubling relationship with France, which is introduced the President, signed in type: Go. Washington. Page 3 has a letter from the governor of Mass. signed in type: Samuel Adams. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:34

$69.00
185027

JOHN C. COLT Gun Revolver Inventor Samuel Brother MURDER TRIAL 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272097279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 28, 1842  * John C. Colt murder trial w/ prints * Brother of famous gun inventor Most of the front page is taken up with considerable detail on the intriguing murder case of John Colt, who was accused of murdering Samuel Adams the previous year. This was quite the sensation at the time. Of special interest is the incredible graphic on page 5, with a very rare & huge banner headline: "TRIAL OF JOHN C. COLT, FOR THE MURDER OF SAMUEL ADAMS" "Together With the Charge of Judge Kent'. Beneath this is a portrait of Colt, and the building where Adams was murdered, and then a diagram of the 2nd floors. The balance of page 5 is taken up with related text along with all of pages 6, 7 and 8. Eight pages, ... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:34

$67.00
185026

Rare MICHAEL JORDAN Chicago Bulls Begins NBA Basketball Career 1984 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272066737

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, Oct. 31, 1984 * Michael Jordan's begins NBA career * Chicago Bulls professional basketball The top of page 7 of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Stylish Jordan could be Bulls' ticket to respectability" with related photo. (see) Report includes mention of his contract with Nike shoes and that there would be a Jordan shoe soon on the market. Also text includes: "Michael is going to be the biggest thing this league has ever seen..." The front page has a small photo of Jordan at the top left corner. (see) I expect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to save it at the time. Complete with all sections (40 pages), nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:11

$127.00
185025

BATTLE OF RIDGEWAY Near Fort Erie Ontario Canada FENIANS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272065251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 5, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Battle of Fort Erie * Fenian raids in Canada Pages 2 and 3 have coverage of the Battle of Ridgeway, heads: "Fenian Recruits" "Habeas Corpus Writ Served" "Reported Murder of Prisoners" "Latest from Buffalo" and: "The Fenian Invasion". This battle was fought in the vicinity of Fort Erie across the Niagara River from Buffalo, New York, on June 2, 1866, between Canadian troops and an irregular army of Irish-American invaders, the Fenians. It was the largest engagement of the Fenian Raids, the first modern industrial-era battle to be fought by Canadians and the first to be fought only by Canadian troops and led exclusively by Canadian offi... See More  

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185024

Early 19th Century SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS Surgeons Surgery Tools AD 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272064397

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 28, 1818  "Notice To Surgeons" on page 3 is an ad for a business that sells surgical instruments. The ad includes a woodcut of an ominous-looking saw, used for surgery. Much of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with various Acts of the Mass. legislature, one is: "An Act Regulating the Practice of Physic and Surgery". Four pages, good condition.

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185023

Rare STEAMER EDITION San Francisco Herald California via Steamship1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978318459

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO HERALD, California, Oct. 6, 1856  A very rare & early newspaper from California as this is the "San Francisco Herald For The Steamer" as noted at the top of pages 2-8, more commonly known as the "steamer edition". Such editions are much more rare than the "regular" editions. Note that the masthead specifies what the market is for this edition: "For Circulation in the United States, The Sandwich Islands, South America, and Europe." There is no volume or issue number noted. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few small tape mends inside, a few minor margin tears, loss to an upper corner is blank margin only.

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$275.00
185022

Rare FULL PAGE Civil War MAP & Monitor vs. Merrimack Ironclads 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978318214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1862  * Rare full front page civil war map * Battle of Hampton Roads * Monitor vs. Merrimack Simply an incredible Civil War map newspaper, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE EVACUATION OF MANASSAS. The Stars and Stripes Waving Over the Late Stronghold of the Rebels--The Seat of War in Eastern Virginia." This map is very detailed and shows from Baltimore to Newport News, to Charlottesville and everywhere in between. Of added significance is the page two report on the Monitor versus Merrimac with heads: "Iron Clad Ships" "Their Great Value as Vessels-of-War" "The Great Trial Battle Between the Monitor and Merrimac" "The Great Trial Battle" followed by a great... See More  

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185021

Rare U.S. MILITARY Civil War General George B. McClellan 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978317963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 13, 1864  * Rare Union military title 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. Among the war-related items are those headed: "General McClellan's Report" "The Military Situation" "The Condition of the South" "The Army Of the Potomac" "The Rebel Military Bills" "Our Steam Navy" and much more. Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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185020

Tyrant BRIGHAM YOUNG Utah Terrirory Law Mormons Mormonism LAW 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978317411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1857  * Mormons - Mormonism * Governor Brigham Young * Utah Terrirtory law The top of page 3 has a report headed: "From Utah" which tells of the rule of law in the Utah Territory. A portion notes: "...It seems to be a settled fact that the laws of Congress cannot be carried out or put in force in this Territory; the only law known, or obeyed in the law of the church, and that is the will of Brigham Young, who most clearly is the most brutal tyrant now on earth...". Four pages, minor binding indents at the blank spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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185019

18th century 1760 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272057362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old document: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1760  * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for enabling his Majesty to raise the sum of one million for the uses and purposes therein mentioned..." A decorative document given the displayable title page. Twenty pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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185018

LZ 127 GRAF ZEPPELIN Rigid Airship 1st Intercontinental FLIGHT 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272055619

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 16, 1928 * D-LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin German airship * 1st Intercontinental flight ends in success * Atlantic Ocean to Lakehurst, New Jersey The front page has a nice banner headline: "ZEPPELIN SAFE AT LAKEHURST AFTER 111-HOUR FLIGHT; SOARS OVER THE WHITE HOUSE AND THEN OVER NEW YORK; MOORED TO MAST TILL WIND DROPS AT 2 A.M.; NOW IN HANGAR" with subheads and related photo. (see) Much more on pages 2 through 6 including a nice full page pictorial. Too much to photograph here. Great to have in this famous New York City publication. Complete with 64 pages, light toning, small tape mend at the lower right corner, a little spine wear, generally good and nice for display.

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185017

RAID AT CABANATUAN Japanese Brutality to Allies POWs 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978316355

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1945 * Japanese brutality - horrors * Post Bataan Death March * Raid at Cabanatuan prison camp * Allied prisoners rescued The front page has a four column headline: "LUZON CAPTIVES FREED" with subheads that include: "Rangers Pierce Foe's Line, Rescue 513, Many of Bataan" and more. (see) Much more on page 10. First report coverage on the raid at Cabanatuan which freed many POWs. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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185016

Best HALLOWEEN 4 Slasher Film Michael Myers Movie AD 1988 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978315625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Calendar section only, October 21, 1988 * "Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers" * Best Grand Opening Day movie advertisement * Slasher horror film - Donald Pleasence A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique & dramatic coverage with truly top-shelf, eye-catching displayability (see images). Inside this section VI is a terrific 5/6 page advertisement for the film (see). A quite rare issue as it would not have been saved since it contains no historical... See More  

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185015

Best HALLOWEEN 5 Slasher Film Michael Myers Movie AD 1989 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272050104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 13, 1989 * "Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers" * Best Grand Opening Day movie advertisement * Slasher horror film - Donald Pleasence A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique & dramatic coverage with truly top-shelf, eye-catching displayability (see images). Inside the section F is a terrific 5/6 page advertisement for the film (see). A quite rare issue as it would not have been saved since it contains no historically significant content.... See More  

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$88.00
185014

Rare SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978315163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 23, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 9 illustrated ship ads and 1 slavery related ad. Page 2 has two more and the back page has another one. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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185012

Great 1st United States SATELLITE EXPLORER 1 In Orbit SPACE RACE 1958 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272047442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, February 1, 1958  * 1st satellite put into space by the United States * EXPLORER 1 (1ST REPORT) The front page has a nice headline announcing America's successful entry in the space race with: "U.S. SATELLITE IN ORBIT; IKE MAKES IT OFFICIAL" with a subheads and photo of the launching. (see) Keep in mind this was but 5 months after the Soviet Union's successful launch of Sputnik which shocked American scientists and caused a rush to make this launch happen as early as possible (see hyperlink). And also just a few months after America's first effort, which resulted in an embarrassing failure. Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs of the 1st section (4 pages total), a few sma... See More  

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185011

INTERNATIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT DAY Communists Reds Demonstrations 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978314560

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1930 * International Unemployment Day * Communists - Reds * The Great Depression The top of the front page  has a three column headline: "REDS BATTLE POLICE IN UNION SQUARE; SCORES INJURED, LEADERS ARE SEIZED; TWO DEAD, MANY HURT IN CLASHES ABROAD" with many subheads. (see) Loads of text continues inside with related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: International Unemployment Day (March 6, 1930) was a coordinated international campaign of marches and demonstrations, marked by hundreds of thousands of people in major cities around the world taking to the streets to protest mass unemployment a... See More  

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