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185010

ACRE PRISON BREAK British Mandate of Palestine Jews & IRGUN 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978314320

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1947 * Acre Prison break * Irgun - Zionist paramilitary * British Mandate of Palestine The top of the front page has a two column heading: "BOMBING FREES 251 IN PALESTINE JAIL; 15 SLAIN IN BATTLE" with subheads and map. (see) First report coverage on the famous Acre Prison break by the Irgun in Palestine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:01

$62.00
184994

Best Preston TUCKER 48 Automobile Car DEBUT Advertisement 1947 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373270049343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, March 2, 1947  * Large Tucker car 48 debut advertisement * From the city where it was briefly produced This issue contains the highly desirable large "Tucker '48 Ad" - "How 15 Years Of Testing Produced The Surprise Car Of The Year" on page 19. Great to have in this World famous Chicago publication. News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30+ pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 12, 2020 14:05

$210.00
184993

WALL STREET Stock Market to Flourish ? in Early 1929 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392977233703

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1929 * Ironic heading re. Wall Street * It certainly was a big year - just not what they were predicting Near the bottom of the front page is a well-to-do heading that announces: "Stock Market Opens 1929 With Buying Rush: 5,413,610-Share Day Stirs Hope of Big Year" (see) Nice to have this contradictory report on the front page of the New York Times when the worst market crash in history was just around the corner that lead to the great depression. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, rag edition, a few small binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 12, 2020 14:04

$67.00
184992

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373270045582

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 Tsetung!" 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, ... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2020 14:04

$65.00
184991

ALBERT EINSTEIN Institute for Advanced Study School of Mathematics1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392977231180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1932 * Albert Einstein named faculty member * Institute for Advanced Study * School of Mathematics The top of the front page has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN WILL HEAD SCHOOL HERE, OPENING SCHOLASTIC CENTRE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with related photos. Probably only reported in papers in the NYC area. Complete with 42 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 12, 2020 14:04

$48.00
184990

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 351 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373270043407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 5, 1669 * 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 a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fram... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2020 14:03

$57.00
184986

Alexander Graham MABEL GARDINER HUBBARD Bell Telephone Wife Death 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373270027476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 4, 1923 * Mabel Gardiner Hubbard death * Alexander Graham Bell's wife * Invention of telephone fame The top of page 19 has one column headings: "Mrs. A. G. Bell Dies; Inspired Telephone" "Deaf Girl's Romance With Distinguished Inventor Was Due to Her Affliction" (see) Complete with 40 pages, light toning, some margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends November 12, 2020 13:54

$44.00
184985

BROOKINGS OREGON Lookout Air Raids Japanese Incendiary Bombing 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392977218402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Sept. 15, 1942 * Lookout Air Raids - Brookings, Oregon * Incendiary bombs from a Yokosuka E14Y * Japanese naval aviator Nobuo Fujita The front page has a nice headline: "JAP PLANE DROPS FIRE BOMB IN SOUTH OREGON!" with subheads and small related map. Unfortunately there is a address label which affects the word "PLANE" in the headline. (see) This event was the first time the contiguous United States was bombed by an enemy aircraft. Complete with 20 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, the mentioned address label, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: In September of 1942, Mount Emily, near Brookings, became the first site in the continental United States to suffer aerial bom... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2020 13:52

$45.00
184984

SPIRITS GHOSTS PHOTOGRPAHY Specter William H. Mumler Fraud Trial 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392977218028

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1869 * Spirit photography - ghosts * William H. Mumler fraud trial Page 7 has an article with much testimony headed: "SPIRIT PHOTOGRAPHY" "The Tombs Opened" "Spirits Avaunt--Ghostly Developments" and more. (See) Text takes up over 3 1/2 columns. Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 12, 2020 13:51

$36.00
184983

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392977217763

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: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 29, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 8 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. Two more on page 3 and a slaves for sale ad on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, light toning to upper left corner, generally nice.

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Ends November 12, 2020 13:51

$40.00
184981

EMMETT TILL 'Bobo' Mississippi Delta Negro Boy Whistling Murder 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392977217049

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: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, September 8, 1955 * Emmett Louis 'Bobo' Till * Mississippi Delta murder * Whistling at a white woman The front page has a two column heading: "Mother of Murdered Chicago Boy Invited To Attend Mississippi Trial" with lead-in: "Whistle Aftermath" and photo of defendant, J. W. Milam. (see) Complete with 28 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 12, 2020 13:50

$44.00
184959

USS BUNKER HILL Okinawa KAMIKAZE Airplanes Attacks 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973015432

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, June 28, 1945 * USS Bunker Hill - Essex-class aircraft carrier * Invasion of Okinawa - Kamikazes attack Page 3 has a photo showing the USS Bunker Hill burning with heading: "Bunker Hill in 1945" Also a three column heading: "Skipper Titled Blazing Carrier To Pour Burning Gas Into Sea" (see) First report coverage on the Japanese kamikaze attacks on the USS Bunker Hill during the invasion of Okinawa. Reporting on many disasters such as this were kept from the public, sometimes for many months, until the family members of the killed were all notified, giving the reason for this late report. Still a first report here. Complete tabloid size issue with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:31

$44.00
184958

FRENCH NORTH AFRICA Operation Torch INVASION Algiers 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373261997728

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, November 8, 1942  * Operation Torch * French North Africa The top of the front page has a nice headline in bold lettering: "YANKS INVADE NORTH AFRICA" with subheads, photo of Eisenhower and related map. Nice for display. First report coverage on Operation Torch, the British-American invasion of French North Africa. Complete with all 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:31

$45.00
184955

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ General Santa Anna Letter 1847 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973013940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 1847  * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna * Mexican-Amercian War Page 3 has a great letter from Santa Anna to Col. Childs, stating his request that Childs evacuate the city of Puebla and if he does so he would extend courtesies to his exit. The responding letter from Childs states he will have none of it--he will defend his position at Puebla. Ultimately Santa Anna would depart. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:30

$44.00
184954

BATTLE OF SAINT KITTS Frigate Bay West Indies REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973013636

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 2, 1782  * Rare American Revolutionary War publication * Battle of Saint Kitts - British vs. French Navy Half of page 2 is taken up  with the treaty for the: "Capitulation of the Islands of St. Christopher's and Nevis, between Count de Grasse...and the Marquis  de Bouille...and Thomas Shirley...and Thomas Fraser, Brig. General, commander of  the troops of his Britannic Majesty". This was a notable naval battle of the Count de Grasse of France over the British commander Samuel Hood. A few other items relating to the war. Four pages, handsome lettering in the masthead, very small excise from near the top of the back leaf, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:30

$255.00
184953

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Eve. Post England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973013397

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Dec. 31, 1778  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The front page has some reports concerning the Revolutionary War including: "General Green, who now commands in New England, is the person whom the Americans look up to as their leader if Mr. Washington should die or be rendered incapable of service. Though but a young man & as yet only 32 years of age, he is esteemed one of the best officers living, and is generally stiled the American Wolfe." Another ftpg. report mentions: "...that 500 Hessians with several of their subaltern officers, had deserted from Gen. Clinton's army and gone over to Washington." Page 3 has some news including: "...authentic accounts ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:29

$52.00
184952

Historic FUNDING ACT OF 1790 & Cape Henry Lighthouse Virginia in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973013173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Oct. 6, 1790   * United States Funding Act of 1790 * Cape Henry Lighthouse construction * re. Benjamin Franklin's death The back page has not one, but two documents from the "Treasury Department" concerning carrying into effect the historic Funding Act of 1790, whereby the new federal government would assume the debts of the individual states incurred during the Revolutionary War. The back page also has a "Treasury Department" document on seeking bids to build what would become the historic Cape Henry Light House in Virginia. And a small item from the "War Department signed: H. Knox, on pensions to soldiers from the war. The front page has a brief item on the d... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:29

$125.00
184951

CHIEF BLUE JACKET Shawnee People Nortwest Indian War Peace ? 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973012951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 8, 1795  * Northwest Indian War * Gen. Anthony Wayne * Chief Blue Jacket * Shawnee People Page 3 has a report beginning: "Dispatches from General Wayne...inform that the famous Shawnees Chief called Blue Jacket, with a number of Chiefs and Warriors belonging to the Shawanees and Delawares, arrived at Head-Quarters...bearing a flag and suing for peace..." with more. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, various water staining.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:29

$42.00
184950

SAMUEL ADAMS LETTER Nice 18th Century Masthead Engraving 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973012583

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 25, 1795  * Nice 18th century masthead Page 2 has a letter to the Mass. legislature concerning French ships in Mass. ports, signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:28

$47.00
184949

WISCONSIN STATEHOOD Admitted 30th State Joins Union 1848 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373261989716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1848  * Wisconsin gains statehood The back page has: "An Act for the admission of the State of Wisconsin into the Union" which takes over half a column of text (see for portions). At the bottom it notes the Act was "Approved, May 29, 1848" which is the recorded date of Wisconsin joining the Union. Great to have this official report in this Washington, D.C. newspaper, the mouthpiece of the federal government.  Four pages, great condition.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:28

$79.00
184948

1985 MEXCIO CITY EARTHQUAKE 8.0 Magnitude Disaster 1985 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373261989255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 19, 1985 * Mexico City earthquake disaster The front page has a banner headline: "7.8 Quake Rocks Mexico; Capital in Chaos as Buildings Fall; Death Toll Heavy" with subhead and related map. (see) Nice for display. Complete 1st section only with pages 1 to 34, nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:27

$40.00
184947

Best CHICAGO CUBS Wins National League Baseball MLB Pennant Flag 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973011896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Sept. 21, 1932 * Chicago Cubs win NL pennant * MLB - Major League Baseball * Best title to be had (very rare ) The front page has a one column heading: "38,000 CHEER AS CUBS' VICTORY CLINCHES FLAG" with subhead. The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "CUBS DEFY EXPERTS AND HARD LUCK TO WIN" with various subheads and photos of each starting player including pitchers and manager. Also the box scores of the game that clinch the pennant. Nice for display here. More on page 3 of this section with a nice photo showing the team celebrating in the clubhouse. First report coverage on the 1932 Chicago Cubs winning the National League pennant. They would face the New York Yankees i... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:27

$98.00
184945

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion TRIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973011541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1859  * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial The front page has two-thirds of a column taken up with reports concerning the Harper's Ferry raid by John Brown, headed: "Insanity of Gerrit Smith" as well as; "Treatment of the Counsel of John Brown at Charlestown, Virginia". Page 3 has a column headed; "New Excitement at Charlestown, Va." which has additional news concerning the Harper's Ferry raid. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor rubbing at folds includes the beginning portion of the noted article, generally good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:26

$39.00
184942

Lyndon B. Johnson LBJ Elected Presidential Election WIN 1964 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373261984412

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, Nov. 4, 1964  * Lyndon B. Johnson presidential election The banner headline proclaims: "JOHNSON LANDSLIDE" with subheads and photos. Nice for display. The complete first section only with 16 pages, light toning, minor wear and tiny white paint splatter along the central fold, generally good.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:25

$38.00
181153

DRAMATIC HEADLINE Japan Begs to Surrender After ATOMIC BOMBS 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791944377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, California, Aug. 10, 1945  * Terrific headline right after Atomic bombings The front page features one of the largest, boldest, and most dramatic headlines of World War II with: "JAPS BEG TO QUIT ! "and various related subheads. The complete issue in two sections. Evening toning troughout, generally nice, displayable condition.

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Ends November 08, 2020 12:34

$145.00
184911

HELENA MT Lewis and Clark County MONTANA Territorial 1880 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392971585612

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana, Sept. 4, 1880 * Pre statehood Montana * Rare Old West title This newspaper is from 9 years before Montana statehood. Contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Four pages, irregular along the spine, generally very nice..

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:07

$37.00
184910

FRENCH NORTH AFRICA Operation Torch INVASION Tunisia 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392971585443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, N.C., November 10, 1942  * Operation Torch * French North Africa * Tunisia - Algiers, Algeria The top of the front page has a four column headline: "U. S. LAUNCHES BIG ATTACK EASTWARD OF CASABLANCA; ROMMEL RUNS INTO LIBYA" with subheads and related map. (see) Complete with 10 pages, light toning, small library label near the top of the front page (see), generally nice.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:06

$39.00
184908

(10) ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President & Hamlin 1860 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259990564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, October, 1860  * Abraham Lincoln for President notices A lot of ten issues of an obviously Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election. The front page also has a bit stating: "...its earnest support to the Republican cause, and aid in the election of LINCOLN AND HAMLIN." Four pages, large folio size, cleanly cut at the spine. Somewhat fragile and should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:05

$92.00
184907

Dwarf PLANET PLUTO Discovery Kuiper Belt in Solar System Plutoid 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259990101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1930  * Planet Pluto officially discovered  * Kuiper Belt - Dwarf planet  The top of the front page has a two column headline: "NINTH PLANET DISCOVERED ON EDGE OF SOLAR SYSTEM; FIRST FOUND IN 84 YEARS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 14 with related diagram. Loads of text, too much to photograph all. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with 44 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:05

$88.00
184906

ITALY DECLARES WAR on Nazis Germany by Badoglio 1943 World War II WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392971582832

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1943  * Italy declares war on Germany * World War II - WWII The top of the front page has a six column headline: "BADOGLIO, DECLARING WAR, RALLIES ITALY" with subheads that include: "REICH'S ACTS CITED " "Italian Marshal Lists German Attacks as Cause of War" and more. (see) Complete with all 42 pages,. rag edition, small ink stain on the front page in unrelated area, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:03

$48.00
184905

JEFFERSON DAVIS Fourteenth Amendment TREASON Trial Start ? 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259988375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1868 * Double jeopardy The front page has one column headings: "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "Proceedings in the Court at Richmond--Argument to Quash the Indictments Under the Fourteenth Amendment". Coverage on the start of his trial that never happened. The treason charge would be dropped. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:03

$35.00
184904

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Found Guilty Illegal VOTING Women's Woman Vote 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259988127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1873  * Susan B. Anthony found guilty of voting (1st report) * Women's suffrage - Woman's rights advocate The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE WOMAN WHO DARED" "Close of the Trial of Susan B. Anthony" "The Fourteenth Amendment Gives No Right to a Woman to Vote" "A Verdict Of Guilty" (see). The reporting takes up about 1 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the folds, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:03

$182.00
184903

T. E. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA Revolt & WWI Fame Returns to England 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259987934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1929 * T. E. Lawrence returns to England * World War I - Arab Revolt & more fame The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Lawrence of Arabia Hides in London; Flees Reporters on Arriving From India" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:02

$47.00
184901

RMS TITANIC SURVIVOR Socialite Madeleine Fieronte Astor DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259985749

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1940 * Madeleine Fiermonte Astor death (1st report) * American socialite & RMS Titanic survivor The top of page 22 has a one column heading: "MRS. FIERMONTE, 47, IS DEAD IN SOUTH" with subheads that include: "Survivor Of The Titanic" and more with photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small address stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:00

$62.00
184887

BIG BEN Great Bell at Palace of Westminster Clock Tower PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259510696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Sept. 13, 1856  * Big Ben - Great Bell * Palace of Westminster Certainly the most noteworthy print is that of what we know as the original "Big Ben", the largest of the bells in the Westminster clock tower. Although technically Big Ben is just the bell, the name is often used for the iconic clock tower. This bell would crack before being mounted in the clock tower requiring another to be cast two years later. Other prints include:  "The American Steamship Arctic", the emperor and empress of Russia, "Gloucester Cathedral", a state carriage, and more.  Complete in 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2020 06:17

$52.00
184886

GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address Reply to U.S. Senate 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392971172660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 23, 1795  * President George Washington * re. State of the Union Address * Senate's response Page 2 has the Address of the Senate to the President, focused on his recent state-of-the-union address. It is followed  by: "To Which the President was Pleased to Make the Following Reply" which is signed in type: G. Washington. Four pages, light damp stains, minor printing error to the ftpg. only, nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2020 06:17

$72.00
184885

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Recognition from South Carolina 1797 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373259509612

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 8, 1797  * President George Washington * South Carolina recognition Pages 2 & 3 contains a statement of gratitude from the legislature of South Carolina to the merits of George Washington. Four pages, handsome masthead, some foxing and a bit close-trimmed at some margins, minor fold wear.

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Ends November 07, 2020 06:16

$36.00
184884

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators DEATH Sentence Surratt 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392971172398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln conspirators guilty * Mary Surratt & others - death sentence A significant issue on the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln, as the first column has the historic report:" THE ASSASSINATION" "All the Prisoners Found Guilty" "Payne, Harrold, Atzerodt and Mrs. Surratt to be Hanged To-Day" "Dr. Mudd, Arnold and O'Laughlin to be Imprisoned for Life" "How the Assassins Received the News" "Mrs. Surratt Begs for More Time" with a bit more, with the text on these reports taking about a full column. The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with other reports concerning the end of the Civil War, with  "From Texas--Galveston Occupied by Colored Troops--Dreariness & Desol... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2020 06:16

$155.00
184882

Early NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana American Deep South Description 1765 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392970344341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 13, 1765  * Early New Orleans, Louisiana description The back page has a letter from Pensacola with some good information concerning New Orleans. It includes: "I am afraid this place will not answer fully our expectation: If we had had the island of New Orleans, this would soon be the first province in America, but without it we shall be slow in our progress to flourishing...New Orleans is a very large and a pleasant town, the country round it is extremely fertile...sugar grows in the isle of New Orleans..." with more on New Orleans. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, foxing & minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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$39.00
184881

HALDIMAND AFFAIR Vermont to Join w/ England ? Ethan Allen 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258555016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 18, 1782  The bottom of the ftpg has a letter from Phila. which carries over to pg.2: "...your friends were in great hopes that peace was near at hand & that we should once more be united to our Mother Country but those glorious hopes are now vanished for the Congress have agreed on another treaty with the court of France & that they will not agree to make peace with England unless they have their own terms fully complied with..." Then a letter beginning: "General Clinton has lately had a visit .from Ethan Allen, the Chief of the Vermont association offering to become the allies of Great Britain under certain circumstances...he & his party...fell into the hands of the rebels who lodged them... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:31

$57.00
184880

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258551128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 24, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * From The Enemy Page 2 has American content including rare mention of John Paul Jones: "The force employed to reduce our settlements in Hudson's Bay was a small squadron under the command of Paul Jones..." with more. Also a letter from New York which includes: "In the general confusion here I do believe...that his Majesty's Commissioners are more at a loss how to conduct themselves...The resolutions of Congress have frustrated all their plans--they have now three parties to keep in good humour, the enemy, the army, and the Loyalists...The last letters from New York say that Gen. Washington has crossed the North River..." with more on this. And then: ... See More  

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$53.00
184879

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK President Chester A. Arthur Expedition 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392970343518

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 13, 1883   * President Chester A. Arthur * Yellowstone National Park tour * Military expedition Page 2 has column heads: "LIFE ON THE PLAINS" "President Arthur on His Trip to the Yellowstone" "Viewing the Western Wonderland from the Saddle--Senator Best as an Angler" and beneath this article is: "Scenes in Wyoming". Ten pages, a few minor tears inside, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:30

$28.00
184878

LOYALISTS EVACUATE AMERICA Revolutionary Ending Events 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258550604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 20, 1783  * Loyalists (British) escaping America Page 2 has a report from New York concerning the British evacuating: "...large quantity of shipping are preparing here...for the purpose of transporting his Majesty's garrison & effects for England...How soon the business may commence it is, however, impossible to say, as we do not hear that the negotiation with Congress goes on at all briskly. America has her old doubts & fears..." & more. Page 4 has reports from the House of Commons discussing terms of the treaty to end the war. A brief bit notes: "The Hessians in America, it is said, have refused, to a man, to return to Europe."  and also: "...a pressing invitation has been sent by... See More  

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$31.00
184877

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer MURDER CASTLE Trial Ending 1895 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258544502

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Nov. 2, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * America's 1st serial killer trial ending * Chicago murder castle The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "HOMES HAS NO DEFENSE" with subheads. (see) Coverage at the end of the trial against H. H. Holmes for murder. Holmes is considered to be America's first serial killer. Nice to have in a publication close to Philadelphia, the city where the trial took place. Complete with 4 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, a few small archival mends, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:24

$62.00
184876

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258543623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 23, 1782  * Revolutionary War * 18th century * From The Enemy Half of this issue is taken up with reports from Parliament with various mentions of the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...that let our success be what it might for a time, a defeat at sea, a disaster by land, or the starting up of a new enemy would ruin us...that in the last year, there were no more than 9300 effective regulars under Sir Henry Clinton at New York, and 5400 under Lord Cornwallis. These were the armies with which Americans were to be conquered..." and elsewhere: "...that opinion, but he never entertained an idea...in that House ever imagined that America was to be reduced to obedience by force..." a... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:22

$45.00
184875

EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1677 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258543354

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 13, 1677 * Among the earliest of 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 framing & display ... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:22

$47.00
184874

Original & Rare WAR OF 1812 Second War of Independence 1813 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373258543185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, July 13, 1813  The front page has: "Progress of the War In Virginia--Smithfield Attacked--British Monsters--Alarm--Alacrity of the Citizens--and Safety of the City". Inside contains: "The Chesapeake" "A Proclamation" signed: George Prevost (see); "Affair at Beaver Dams" "Capture of the British Tender Eagle" "North-Western Army" "Naval & Marine  Memoranda" "Retaliation" "Great Battle" and more. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, some foxing & minor damp stains, good condition. This is a fascinating, short-lived newspaper, having begun in 1812 with the exclusive purpose of reporting on the War of 1812 (hence the title). When the war ended, so did this newspaper.

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:22

$35.00
184844

LUDENDORFF BRIDGE Remagen Germany 1st U.S. Army Rhine River 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373256349901

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 10, 1945 * Ludendorff bridge crossed  * First & Third United States Army * Remagen Germany - Rhine River The front page has a nice banner headline: "NAZIS TRY COMEBACK" with subhead: "Rhine Bridge Battle Now Raging, But Americans Hurl Back First Attack". (see) Incomplete issue containing the first 4 pages only, light toning at the margins & folds, minor margin wear, nice for display as such.

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Ends November 05, 2020 14:14

$34.00
184842

(9) STOCKTON CA San Joaquin County Northern California OLD WEST 1872 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392969316421

Offered are 9 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: STOCKTON INDEPENDENT SUPPLEMENT, California  * Uncommon Old West publication A lot of nine single sheet "Supplement" issues of this newspaper, not dated but they are from Sept. thru November, 1872. All in very nice, clean condition with a wide variety of news items and other reports.

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Ends November 05, 2020 14:13

$45.00
184841

(11) Rare SAN FRANCISCO Northern California OLD WEST 1880-1881 Newspapers LOT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373256348901

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO JOURNAL OF COMMERCE, California, 1880-1881  A lot of eleven single sheet issues of this newspaper, eight from late 1880 and 3 from early 1881. Not surprisingly, a wealth of commerce-related content and a wealth of advertisements, many illustrated. Large folio size, nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2020 14:12

$68.00
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