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186782

MEXICO City French Occupy MAP Vicksburg MS Port Hudson 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393075049456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 29, 1863  * Front Page Map of Mexico * Port Hudson MS * Vicksburg, Mississippi The front page. has a large map headed: "THE FRENCH IN MEXICO. Operations of the French Army--The Route of the Troops from Vera Cruz to the Mexican Capital" with related front page heads as well. There are also front page Civil War reports including: "Rebel Army Under General Joe Johnston Marching to Vicksburg" "Vicksburg & Port Hudson to be Held at All Hazards" "Another Impending Battle" and more. Additional Civil War reports on the inside and back pages. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:13

$32.00
186781

JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER Standard Oil Tycoon & Philanthropist DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393075048892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, May 24, 1937  * John D. Rockefeller death * Oil tycoon & philanthropist The top of the front page has a photo of "John D. Rockefeller, Sr." headed: "Dead Philanthropist". Also a banner headline announcing: "Federal Unemployment Insurance Held Valid" with related subheads. Fourteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:13

$40.00
186780

CARL LEWIS Win 2nd of 4 Gold Medals Summer Olympics Track & Field 1984 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393075048055

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, Aug. 7, 1984 * Carl Lewis wins 2nd of 4 gold medals * 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles The front page has a headline that reads: "Lewis gets gold--but short of record" with photo of Lewis and more.  Lewis was trying to Match Jesse Owens four gold medals he won in 1936 Berlin. Lewis would achieve this in the following days,. Much more on the 1984 Summer Olympics in other events in the sport's section. Complete with all sections (44 pages), nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:12

$45.00
186779

JOHN DILLINGER GANG Chicago Bank Safe Deposit Boxes Robbery 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393075047658

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, Dec. 14, 1933  * John Dillinger gang bank robbery  * Before He became nationally known The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "7 Bandits Listen to Police Radio While Looting Bank" (see) This was the work of the John Dillinger Gang while he & fellow gangsters were in the midst of the Mid-Western crime spree. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:11

$44.00
186778

Rare ANTI CATHOLIC Popish Hierarchy 1835 NYC Old Newspaper w/ Masthead Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393075047324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, February 28, 1835  * Anti-Catholic A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Priest", as noted in the dateline. This newspaper published from 1834-1839 & features an engraving in the masthead showing various churches in ruin (see) and a subtitle: "Or, the Triumph of Truth Over Popery". Over a full page is taken up with a chapter on: "The Moral Corruption of the Popish Hierarchy, Monks, Nuns, and People". One of the more sensational stories exploited in later issues of this newspaper was "The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk", a story of a nun which revealed that the nunnery at the Hot... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:11

$27.00
186777

Great TELEVISION Invention Experiments John Logie Baird w/ PHOTOS 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393075047134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1928  * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions Page XX 14 (near the back) has a nice banner headline: "RADIO IMAGES ARE GLIMPSING ACROSS THE ATLANTIC" with subhead: "Scotsman's Road To Television Fraught With Many Obstacles" and 3 related photos showing John L. Baird, considered one of the inventors of television. A very early & significant report on the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. A significant issue for any collector of television history. The complete Sunday edition with 150+ pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally in good... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:10

$68.00
186776

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal CAPTURED Arrest 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410591979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., December 14, 1934 * Albert Fish captured - arrested * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "Fish Admits Kidnapping and Murder" with subhead. (see) Early coverage on Albert Fish admitting the murder of Grace Budd. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:09

$57.00
186775

Rare Mediums GHOSTS Spectres Appatition 1886 Phenomenal SPIRITUALISM Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410591019

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEDIUM AND DAYBREAK, London, Dec. 3, 1886 * Ghosts - mediums - spectre - apparition - spooks A fascinating & unusual newspaper subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the History, Phenomena, Philosophy & Teachings of Spiritualism" as noted in the masthead. Items include: "The Mind Not immortal" "Spirit Recognition" "Spiritual Experiences Cannot Be Recorded" "Mind Limits to Spirit Manifestation" "Mysticism & Crime" & much more.  The very graphic illustration in the masthead themes on this topic--very displayable as such. Nice condition, 16 pages, 8 by 12 1/2 inches.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:09

$75.00
186774

RMS TITANIC White Star Line 2ND TRIP Southhampton Advertisement 1912 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410590654

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, London, England, April 13, 1912  * Pre Sinking the RMS Titanic * 2nd trip from England advertisement Although the Titanic had just departed England the day prior, page 2 has an advertisements for the White Star Line selling tickets on its next departure from England: "...Largest Steamers In The World...Titanic...Wed., May 1..." with particulars of other ships & departures as well. The Titanic would strike the iceberg the very next day of this date. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:08

$72.00
186773

ST. ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL Effingham Illinois FIRE Disaster 1949 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410590189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College, Penn. April 5, 1949 * St. Anthony's Hospital Fire Disaster * Effingham, Illinois The top of the front page has a banner headline above the masthead: "50 Feared Killed in Hospital Fire" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally good.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:08

$40.00
186772

BATTLE OF WARSAW Miracle of the Vistula Polish-Soviet War Poland 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393075043647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 16, 1920 * Battle of Warsaw (1920) * Miracle of the Vistula * Polish-Soviet War - Poland The front page has a great banner headline: "WARSAW GATES STOP REDS" with subheads. (see) Very nice for display. Complete with 18 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:07

$44.00
186768

Preußenschlag RAPE OF PRUSSIA German Weimar Republic NAZIFICATION 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410382043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1932 * Preußenschlag "Rape of Prussia" * End of German Weimar Republic step * Free State of Prussia cabinet dismissed The top of the front page has a three column headline: "REICH SEIZES PRUSSIA, NAMES DICTATOR; ARMY OUSTS OFFICIALS AND RULES BERLIN; PAPEN ACTS UNDER HINDENBURG'S ORDERS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with a few photos of key figures. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain ... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 11:27

$40.00
186767

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer vs. Humphries 1st BOXING Fight Jews 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074792722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 22, 1788  * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew * Richard Humphries - 1st of 3 fight Inside has most of a column taken up with: "Mendoza's Answer to Humphries' Challenge" signed in type: Daniel Mendoza. Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. The letter is interesting in the particulars of the conditions of the proposed boxing match. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 11:26

$54.00
186756

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed re. Jay's Treaty 1795 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074648670

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1795 * George Washington letter * re. Jay's Treaty   Near the back are various news reports including a section headed: "America" which has a letter to the Select Men of Boston signed in type by the President: George Washington, relating to the Jay Treaty. This is followed by a letter from the merchants & traders of Philadelphia to the President, also relating to the Jay Treaty and which is responded to by the President with his signature: G. Washington. Among the articles as noted in the table of contents are: "A Difficulty in the Natural History of Man" "Description of Eckington Church, county Derby" "Extraordinary Instance of Extreme Thirst" "A New University at Halifax, No... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:43

$37.00
186755

BRITISH JEW BILL Rare Charleston SC South Carolina Engraving 1753 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410151265

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1753  * Early Charleston SC church print * The British Jew Bill - Judaica This issue contains a great full page print of: "St. Philip's Church in Charles Town, South Carolina" with just a small bit of text on it on the facing page reading: "The church is esteemed one of the most regular & complete structures of the kind in America. The design was sent us from Charles-Town [Charleston] where it has a very advantageous situation at the upper end of a broad extensive street.". Quite rare to find prints of American architecture in this magazine. Another feature article in this issue is: "The Bill Permitting the Jews to be Naturalized by Parliament..." which was a signifi... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:43

$240.00
186753

President ANDREW JACKSON Annual State of the Union Address 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410150305

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 11, 1830  * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address The prime feature would be the complete printing of the very lengthy: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President, a tradition which began with Washington and continues to this day. This very detailed & wordy address takes over 9 pages and is signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Other items within this issue include: "Georgia & the Indians" "Mr. Madison's Pamphlet" and more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...co... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:42

$29.00
186752

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON England Old 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074648008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOWN & C0UNTRY MAGAZINE, London, August, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Inside has nearly 5 pages taken up with a continued detailed account of the Revolutionary War headed: "The Rise and Progress of the Present Unhappy War in America". Some fine war reporting with the focus turning on the events in the South. Further on is a report noting in part: "We hear from Charles-Town [Charleston] that Col. Hamilton...had penetrated into North Carolina..." with further detail. Also several reports headed: "America" which ends with: "...in the Mass. Colony, which is the most powerful in North America, the people are in general still strongly attached to Congress, or rather to what they stile ... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:41

$57.00
186751

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Early Congress Mention 1829 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074647843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 8, 1827  * Very early Davy Crockett mention Page 7 has an updated list of the members of the House and Senate, which includes of David Crockett with acknowledgment of him being a new member. This is the earliest mention of him in a nationally distributed newspaper we have seen to-date. Also within are several pages containing the full text of President John Quincy Adam's state-of-the-union address, beginning: "A revolution of the seasons has nearly been completed since the representatives of the people and States of this Union were last assembled at this place to deliberate and to act upon the common important interests of their constituents...". It is signed in type: John Quincy... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 08:41

$55.00
186741

FREDERICK STUART CHURCH Thanksgiving Bears Illustration Print 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074579233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 27, 1886  * Artist Frederick Stuart Church * Thanksgiving bears illustration Nice full ftpg. illus. of: "Chester Alan Arthur" with text inside. Doublepg. centerfold: "The Return of the Native". A half page print shows two views of: "The New Statue of Washington for Philadelphia". A near full page print by Thomas Nast: "What the Colored Race Have To Be Thankful For". But certainly the most notable & desired print is the doublepage centerfold in the "Supplement" attached which has: "Preparing For A Thanksgiving Dinner--Drawn by F. S. Church", the print showing the 4 bears, as was a common theme of this famed artist. This Supplement issue is rarely found due to the desirability of this pri... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:18

$88.00
186740

General GEORGE WASHINGTON'S Historic Farewell Address to His Army 1784 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074578694

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVRTISER, Scotland, Jan. 6, 1784  * General George Washington * Farewell address to his Army Certainly the most notable & historic content is the full text printing of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States", a very historic & notable document datelined: "Rocky Hill, near Princetown, Nov. 2, 1783." It takes portions of both pages 2 and 3. It reads in part: "...A contemplation of the compleat attainment (at a period earlier than could have been expected) of the object for which we contended, against so formidable a power, cannot but inspire us with astonishment and gratitude--The disadvantageous circumstances on our part, under which the war was undertaken, can never b... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:18

$670.00
186739

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074578430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 7, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews - Judaism Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly although predating it by four years, with the masthead featuring a nice engraving of the New York skyline at the time. P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication. Various illustrations within including a small one of the: "Exterior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." and a related article: "Synagogue of the Jews". This "Rodolph Sholom" synagogue was located on Clinton between Houston and Stanton Streets in lower Manhattan but is now the congregation Chasam Sopher. Google.com notes: "This is the oldest building in Manhattan b... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:17

$70.00
186738

BATTLES OF SARATOGA John Burgoyne SURRENDERS 1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410090931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 8, 1777  * Battles of Saratoga - New York * General John Burgoyne surrenders Certainly the most  significant content is the page 2 report on the surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga, a very much-needed victory for the American cause. Some of the reporting includes: "...arrived in town express...we are sorry to say that Government have received the melancholy accounts that General Burgoyne and his army have been obliged to surrender themselves prisoners of war. The particulars cannot as yet be exactly ascertained; by the substance of this disagreeable piece of intelligence, so far as we have been able to collect, is as follows..." and what follows are the details of this significant ... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:17

$350.00
186737

CURRIER AND IVES Baseball Game Post Civil War Hoboken NJ PRINT 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074578056

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 26, 1865  * Famous Currier and Ives baseball game print The top of page 4  has one of the better baseball prints of the era, showing the action at the famous game played at Hoboken on August 3, 1865 between the Atlantics of Brooklyn and the Mutuals of New York. The print, taking close to one-third of the page, is captioned: "Base Ball Match For The Championship Between The Atlantic Club Of Brooklyn And The Mutual Club of New York, At Hoboken, August 3--The Mutuals Catching Out Atlantics On A Foul Ball". There is also a report headed: "Base-Ball Match For The Championship". This game was the subject of a famous Currier and Ives print called "The American National Game". Also of... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:16

$183.00
186736

SECOND BATTLE OF THE MARNE v Germans Paris France World War I 1918 WWI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074577956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., July 17, 1918 * 2nd battle of the Marne begins * World War I - WWI The top of the front page has a four column headline: "GERMAN ATTACK HELD UP EVERYWHERE; Americans Gain By Powerful Counter-Attacks; Recapture Several Towns South Of MArne River" with subheads. (see) Complete in 14 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, small library label on the front page, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:16

$40.00
186735

ARTHUR BELL Village Voice Journalist LGBT Gay Rights Activist 1977 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410089265

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Oct. 31, 1977  * Journalist Arthur Bell * LGBT - gay rights activist Inside has an article by Arthur Bell,  a journalist and LGBT activist who first wrote for the Village Voice in 1969 on the Stonewall riots. After Variety Reporter Addison Verrill, a friend of Bell's, was killed in 1977, Bell wrote about the case in the Voice. In response he received a call from someone claiming to have been the killer, objecting to be called a "psychopath". Ultimately the killer was identified as Paul Bateson who was arrested and later convicted of murder. This article is one of a series of columns about a string of unsolved murders of gay men, which ultimately became the inspiration behind the William Fr... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:15

$65.00
186734

LIZZIE BORDEN Axe Hatchet Murders Fall River Massachusetts CASE 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410088431

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 9, 1892  * Lizzie Borden ax murders' investigation The front page has an article concerning the infamous Lizzie Borden murder case. Column heads: "Approaching A Crisis" "Action Soon to Be Taken in the Fall River Murder Case" with the focus of this article on Bridget Sullivan, the Borden family maid. Nice to have the Borden content in a newspaper close to Fall River. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:14

$57.00
186733

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410087980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 28, 1859  * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Preparing for Brown's execution Page 6 has a full column headed: "John Brown's Invasion" at Harper's Ferry. The report begins: "Cheering Prospects" I have the satisfaction of announcing the expected restoration of this place to a tolerable condition of decorum. Col. Davis has been done for. His reign is ended. His occupation's gone...". Among other subheads is: "Brown's Execution" noting it is scheduled for December 2. Also: "What Became of Their Bodies?". Plus a great wealth of information on the John Brown raid at Harper's Ferry, carrying over to another column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:13

$38.00
186731

Rare PHONETIC REFORM New Spelling Language Teachings 1850 Cincinnati Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393073782813

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WECLI FONETIC ADVOCET, Sinsinati, O., Octobur 5, 1850  * Rare publication [Weekly Phonetic Advocate, Cincinnati, Ohio]  This is one of the more curious newspapers of the 19th century. During this time there was a movement afoot to create a new mode of writing & spelling: to spell words as they sounded, phonetically. Obviously it never caught on, but it did result in this unusual newspaper which is almost entirely written phonetically. This newspaper lasted a bit over 3 years. The front page: "Explanation" begins: "The Spelling and Writing Reform consists in the introduction of a complete alphabet of 40 letters (which represents all the sounds of the English language.)..." with more, and adjacent to it is the: "English... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:09

$47.00
186730

Rare 1857 Pre-Civil War AUSTIN TX Texas Southwest Newspaper w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373409254547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: STATE GAZETTE, "Seat of Government", Austin, Texas, May 2, 1857  * Rare Southwest publication We rarely are able to offer newspapers from Texas from before the Civil War. This is one. Pages 1 and 2 have news reports of the day with the balance mostly taken up with ads. Included are three illustrated "Reward" ads for runaway Negroes, each with detail. Four pages, large folio size, slightly irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:09

$88.00
186729

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion San Francisco (#7) 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393073782442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, San Francisco, California, June 25, 1870  * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#7) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 7, published at San Francisco after reaching its western terminus & before returning to the East. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along th... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:08

$385.00
186728

Rare BETSEY DOYLE Fort Niagara Heated Shot Carrier Heroine War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393073782137

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 16, 1812  * Rare Betsy Doyle report * Fort Niagara heroine * War of 1812 Page 2 has: "Official Report To Brig. Gen. Smyth" signed by Geo. McFeeley commanding at Fort Niagara. This is a fine & very detailed account of the cannonading of Fort Niagara by the British, with the most notable portion being the report of the involvement of Betsy Doyle. Within McFeeley's report is: "...An instance of extraordinary bravery in a female (the wife of one Doyle, a private in the United States Artillery, made a prisoner at Queenston,) I cannot pass over. During the most tremendous cannonading I have ever seen, she attended the six-pounder on the mess-house with red hot shot, and showed fortitude equal to the Ma... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:08

$255.00
186727

Famous UNITE OR DIE Benjamin Franklin CARTOON Print 1774 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373409249483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 5, 1775  * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption.  The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, considered the very first political carto... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:02

$18,500.00
186725

MICHAEL JORDAN Becoming a NBA Superstar w/ Chicago Bulls PHOTO 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373409248718

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, Thursday, May 11, 1988 * Michael Jordan becoming a superstar * Chicago Bulls NBA basketball - playoffs The front page of the sport's section has a action photo showing Michael Jordan with heading: "Jordan's Star rises higher" Also a two column heading: "Chicago's equalizer in control" which is a nice report on Jordan's skills. Complete with all sections (40 pages), very nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:01

$48.00
186704

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Women's Suffrage Civil Rights Leader DEATH 1906 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373404511698

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, March 12 and 13, 1906  * Susan B. Anthony death This is a pair of issues on the death of Susan B. Anthony. The March 12 issue has at the top of a front page column: "LIFE OF MISS ANTHONY IS ENDING" "She Probably Will Not Lat Out the Day". And the issue of March 13 has near the bottom of page 6: "MISS ANTHONY DIED LAST NIGHT" with the details. Each issue is complete in 8 pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, library stamps in the masthead, in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:39

$82.00
186703

GIN ACT Parliament of Great Britain Reduction of Spirits re CRIME 1751 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393068702120

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 25, 1751  * Gin Act 1751 The front page has a list of Acts of Parliament to which the King of England gave his Royal Assent to, one of which is the historic Gin Act. This was an Act enacted in order to reduce the consumption of spirits, a popular pastime, that was regarded as one of the primary causes of crime in London. By prohibiting gin distillers from selling to unlicensed merchants and increasing fees charged to merchants, it eliminated small gin shops, thereby restricting the distribution of gin to larger distillers and retailers. The various Acts were hand-numbered, in period ink & handwriting, 1 thru 20, carrying over to page 2. The Gin Act is #2. Four pages, 7 1/2 by 11 ... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:39

$43.00
186702

LUCIUS CRASSUS Alexander Hamilton's Pen Name re. Thomas Jefferson 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373404511135

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Jan. 19, 1802  * re. Thomas Jefferson's state of the union address * Alexander Hamilton pen name Lucius Crassus Much of pages 2 & 3 are taken up with: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number III" signed in type by: Lucius Crassus, the pen name of Alexander Hamilton. A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801” in which Hamilton, writing as Lucius Crassus (one of the great Roman orators), wrote of the need for “prudent aids and encouragements on the part of government” in addition to recognizing the important role and power of markets to bring economic growth.  Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches, nice cond... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:38

$83.00
186701

BATTLE OF NASHVILLE & First Fort Fisher Wilmington NC 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373404510978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 29, 1864  * First Battle of Fort Fisher * Wilmington, North Carolina * Battle of Nashville, Tennessee * William T. Sherman's march to the sea Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "The Attack On Fort Fisher" "Bombardment On Christmas Day" "The Flag of the Fort Captured" "THE WAR IN TENNESSEE" "The Fruits Of Gen. Thomas' Great Victory" "Latest From Sherman" "A New Movement On Foot" "Expedition into Southwestern Georgia" "Branchville the Next Point to Fall" and more. Eight pages, damp stain to a lower corner, good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:38

$32.00
186700

McLAURIN V. OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS Racial Segregation in Colleges 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373404510780

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1950  * Colleges not permitted to discriminate based on race * McLaurin vs. Oklahoma State Regents * United States Supreme Court decision The front page has a 3 column head: "SUPREME COURT RULINGS BAR SEGREGATION IN 2 COLLEGES, ALSO VOID BIAS IN RAIL DINERS" with subheads: "Bench Unanimous" "But It Stops Short of Saying if Separation of Races Is Illegal" "Precedents Are Set Up" and more. The text begins: "In three unanimous opinions dealing with racial discrimination, the Supreme Court...struck down today barriers separating Negroes in railroad dining cars and in two educational institutions..." the latter being the G. W. McLaurin case with the Univ. of Oklahoma, and the Herman Marion Sweatt c... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:37

$98.00
186699

X-RAY DISCOVERY Wilhelm Roentgen ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION 1896 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393068701287

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 8, 1896  * Discovery of the X-ray * Wilhelm Roentgen Page 2 has: "Prof. Roentgen's Discovery" (Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen) which is further reporting of his discover of the x-ray. The front page shows: "New Harlem River Bridge and Park Avenue Improvement, New York City". Additional articles are: "An Improved Propelling Mechanism" "The Cabin of the St. Paul - Perfection Air mattresses and Life Preservers" "A California 'Great Tree' in Washington" "New Army Bicycle Mounted with a Colt Machine Gun and New Army Tandem Bicycle". Sixteen pages, tiny pin holes at the spine from disbinding, good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:37

$65.00
186698

ANDREW JACKSON President & War of 1812 General DEATH Funeral 1845 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393068701149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 5, 1845  * President Andrew Jackson death Near the back are several pages on the death & funeral of President Andrew Jackson, including: "Honors to Ex-President Jackson" which begins: "At the city of Washington the funeral ceremonies were observed on the 27th...". Also: "Mr. Webster's Remarks" and "Account of Gen. Jackson's Last Moments From His Family Physician" which is very detailed and includes his last words, and his last breath. This is followed by over two pages on: "The Funeral Oration" by Hon. B. F. Butler. Also: "British Substitute For Slavery in Her Colonies" takes over a full page. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:37

$46.00
186697

TEXAS INDEPENDENCE after Revolution Pres. Andrew Jackson Message 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393068701011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1836  * Texas Revolution - Independence * President Andrew Jackson message Pages 3 & 4 contain a message from the President to Congress headed: "United States And Texas" in which he reviews the situation in Texas and its independence. A few bits include: "...No steps have been taken by the executive towards the acknowledgment of the independence of Texas...The Acknowledgment of a new state as independent & entitled to a place in the family of nations is at all times an act of great delicacy...Upon the issue of this threatened invasion, the independence of Texas may be considered as suspended...The title of Texas to the territory she claims is identified with her independence. S... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:36

$37.00
186696

1919 BLACK SOX SCANDAL Baseball World Series Chicago White FINAL GAME Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393068700745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania,  Oct. 9, 1919  * Chicago White (Black) Sox * Cincinnati Reds - World Series * Black Sox Scandal (game 8) (final game) * Early, same day report w/ great headline A great, two-line banner headline announces the outcome of the final game of the controversial "Black Sox" World Series: "CINCINNATI TODAY WRESTS THE WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP FROM WHITE SOX 10 TO 5" This headline reports the final game of what is now known as the "Black Sox Scandal" World Series, wherein 8 Chicago players were eventually accused of intentionally losing games in exchange for money from gamblers. The front page report has a 3 column head: " 'TWAS VERITABLE WALKOVER FOR REDS" with subheads: "Starting Off in Ve... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2021 09:36

$190.00
186693

Very Rare BASEBALL by Sportswriter Henry Chadwick Great Masthead 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373404410315

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALL PLAYERS' CHRONICLE, New York, Nov. 28, 1867  * Very rare baseball publication * Henry Chadwick "Father of Baseball" A very rare & desired title by any baseball collection as this was the first magazine in America devoted primarily to baseball. Edited by the legendary Henry Chadwick, this paper lasted but 30 issues, from June 6 thru December 26, 1867 before changing its name to the 'American Chronicle' (which in turn lasted only 31 more). Featured is an elaborate masthead picturing baseball, croquet, and cricket matches in progress. The entire ftpg. is taken up with reports on baseball games including the box scores. This continues on pages 2 and 3, plus other reports headed: "The Annual Convention of the N... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2021 07:39

$670.00
186692

REBECCA LATIMER FELTON 1st Woman United States Senator SEATED 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373404410161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 22, 1922  * Rebecca Latimer Felton * White supremacist & Democrat * 1st United States Woman senator * Historic political item Near the middle of the front page are one column heads: "FIRST WOMAN U.S. SENATOR SEATED" "Mrs. Felton of Georgia to Answer One Roll Call". The report begins: "Mrs. W. H. Felton of Georgia took the oath of office today as the first woman United States senator...". Although notable being the first woman to serve in the Senate, the honor was mostly ceremonial as she served but one day. Rebecca Latimer Felton was the most prominent woman in Georgia in the Progressive Era. At 87 yeas of age she was the oldest freshman senator to enter the Senate. She was the only wo... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2021 07:38

$165.00
186691

JOHN DILLINGER Wooden Gun Crown Point Indiana JAIL ESCAPE in 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393068582729

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., March 3, 1934  * Outlaw John Dillinger * Famous wooden gun escape (1st report) * Crown Point, Indiana jail Along the last column of the front page is a one column heading: "DILLINGER GOT OUT OF JAIL AT CROWN POINT" with subhead. See images for text here. This was one of the more famous events in the notorious career of outlaw John Dillinger, escaping from jail with a fake gun. Ten pages, loose along the spine, light toning and wear (chipping) at the margins, must be handled with care.

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Ends January 24, 2021 07:37

$68.00
186690

BATTLE OF VERDUN Begins World War I 1916 WWI French vs. German 1916 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373404409019

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, March 1, 1916  * Battle of Verdun, France beginning * World War I - WWI * German vs. French armies The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GERMAN ADVANCE HALTS AT VERDUN" with subhead. (see) Coverage near the beginning of the Battle of Verdun in France. Some consider this to be the greatest and lengthiest battle in World history. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 24, 2021 07:37

$40.00
186688

JOHN WILKES BOOTH American Actor Tragedian Theater AD 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393067678573

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1862  * John Wilkes Booth theater ad * Civil War original reporting Page 2 contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of Richard III at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth.  See the photo for the complete ad which notes the: "...Engagement of the young Tragedian, J. WILKES BOOTH, whose appearance has been hailed with the Greatest Enthusiasm by houses crowded in every part..." with a bit more. It's always terrific to find reports of notables in history--both famous and infamous--before they would become more widely known to the world. Although there are ma... See More  

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Ends January 23, 2021 14:45

$58.00
186687

JOHN GOTTI Gambino Crime Family MOB BOSS Mafia GUILTY w/ Photos 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373403548926

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York City, April 3, 1992 * John Gotti guilty verdict (1st report) * Mobster Boss - Gambino crime family This famous tabloid newspaper has a great displayable front page heading and photo concerning mob leader John Gotti's guilty verdict which ended up being his last day of freedom in society. The front page has a great headline: "GONE FELLA" with: "Gotti Goes Down On All Counts" and grainy photo. Nice for display. Much more on the following pages. Complete with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2021 14:44

$87.00
186686

Best GREGORY PECK Hollywood Movie Film Actor DEATH 2003 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393067677701

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 13, 2003  * Gregory Peck death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actor * "To Kill a Mockingbird" fame * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has a boxed section headed: "Gregory Peck - 1916 - 2003" with  4 photos of him, and a 2 column head: "Peck Was 'Last Aristocrat' Of Hollywood Golden Era". The article carries over to take all of page 26 with banner headline: "Hollywood Loses Modest Hero" with 7 more photos of him (see). Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry as well as the city from where he died. The complete first section only with pages 1-38, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2021 14:44

$82.00
186685

JEWISH PLOT Adolph Hitler Assassination Murder JEWS Judaism 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373403546495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass. May 3, 1934 * Early plot to assassinate Adolph Hitler * Jewish - Jews - Judaica - Judaism The front page has a one column heading: "Nazi Paper Bares 'Jewdom Plot' Claims" (see) Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binsing holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2021 14:43

$40.00
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