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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373403545770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 6, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Battle of Fort Erie * Fenian raids in Canada The front page has one column headings: see images with smaller heads. Lengthy text. Other news of the day soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, some light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2021 14:42

$37.00
187165

Actress THELMA TODD Hollywood Film Death SUICIDE ? Accident ? 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097400002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT (weekly), North Carolina, December 23, 1935 * Actress Thelma Todd death * Suicide? - Accidental? The front page has a one column photo of Todd headed: "Film Career Ends in Death" with brief text. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 22, 2021 12:30

$39.99
187164

JESSE JAMES-Younger Brothers Train Robbery MUNCIE KS Kansas City 1874 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097395884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, December 9, 1874  * Jesse James-Younger Gang * Muncie, Kansas train robbery (1st report) Page 5 has a brief article headed: "A Train Stopped And Robbed" with some details as known at that point. This article is followed by: "Another Account of the Robbery". This was a robbery by the Jesse James and Younger brothers gang which resulted in the theft of $30,000 when the Kansas Pacific Railroad train was near Muncie, Kansas. Eight pages, small hole on pages 5-6 (see), a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 22, 2021 12:25

$59.99
187163

NOTRE DAME STADIUM Fighting Irish Football OPENS w/ Dedication in 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373429446181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, sport's section only, October 12, 1930 * Notre Dame Stadium opening * Formal dedication (1st report) - Fighting Irish * NCAA College football  - "Touchdown Jesus" fame The front page of this section has a banner headline: "NOTRE DAME DEDICATES HOME STADIUM BY WHIPPING NAVY, 26-2" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the dedication of Notre Dame Stadium after it's initial opening a week earlier. A great item for any Notre Dame fan. Complete sport's section with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margin, nice for display.

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Ends January 22, 2021 12:18

$67.99
187162

JOHN DILLINGER Mason City IA Iowa Machine Guns Bank Robbery 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097384871

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., March 14, 1934  * John Dillinger bank robbery  * Post wooden gun escape  * Mason City, Iowa  The front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER THOUGHT TO BE LEADER" First report coverage of the bank robbery in Mason City, Iowa that was later proven to be indeed John Dillinger's work. This was done shortly after his famous wooden gun escape from Crown Point jail in Indiana. Complete with 12 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins.

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Ends January 22, 2021 12:12

$37.99
187161

BUS SEGREGATION Montgomery Alabama Browder v. Gayle Local Ruling 1956 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097374547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., June 5, 1956 * Browder v. Gayle district ruling * Montgomery, Alabama bus segregation * Unconstitutional re. Fourteenth Amendment The front page has a brief report with a Montgomery, Ala. dateline which is a first report on the district court ruling that bus segregation was unconstitutional under the Fourteenth Amendment protections for equal treatment. This is a same day report, probably the reason for the small article here. (see) Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 22, 2021 11:59

$37.99
187160

JULIUS ROSENWALD Sears, Roebuck & Co. Owner Philanthropist DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097368896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 7, 1932 * Julius Rosenwald death (1st report) * Sears, Roebuck and Company owner The top of the front page has a nice photo of Rosenwald headed: "End Comes for Philanthropist" with brief text. (see) Complete with 28 pages, a light blue stamp "REDEEMED" on the front page, a little spine wear, generally good.

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Ends January 22, 2021 11:50

$37.99
187159

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373429411290

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, Aug. 20, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (5) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 8 illustrated ship ads. The front page also contains 5 slavery related advertisements as well. (see images) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 11:35

$39.99
187158

Very EARLY Rare WOMAN Publisher OBSERVATOR London 340 Years Old 1681 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373429407793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OBSERVATOR, London, Nov. 30, 1681 * Woman publisher This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. Done in a dialogue format, between Whig & Tory. This early single sheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing, but the most intriguing aspect of this issue is that the imprint at the bottom of the back page reads: "London, Printed for Joanna Brome, at the Gun in S. Paul's Church-yard." I believe this to be the earliest periodical we have offered published by a woman. Could it be the earliest woman publisher to be found within a newspaper? Single sheet, 8 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 11:30

$39.99
187157

JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber Gang Captured in Tucson AZ Arizona 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373429402595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., January 30, 1934  * John Dillinger headed back to jail  * Crown Point Jail, Indiana  * Tuscon, Arizona capture  The top of page 5 has a three column pictorial headed: "Capture of Dillinger Mob Ends Reign of Terror" with brief text. Coverage on Dillinger's recent capture in Tuscon AZ and Indiana officials wanting him to stand trial in their state. He would make his infamous escape from Crown Point Jail in Indiana a few weeks later. Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 22, 2021 11:20

$49.99
187156

NAVAL BATTLE OF GUADALCANAL Solomons Islands U.S. VICTORY 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373429395386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, November 17, 1942 * Naval Battle of Guadalcanal * Savo Island - Solomons The front page has a nice banner headline: "KNOX SAYS JAP ROUT GAVE U. S. GUADALCANAL CONTROL" with subhead. Nice for display. Related map is on page 2. First report coverage on the U.S. victory in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends January 22, 2021 11:05

$47.99
187155

1903 IROQUOIS THEATRE FIRE Chicago Deadliest Disaster U.S. History1903 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097268082

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 29, 1903 * Iroquois Theatre fire - Chicago (1st report) * Deadliest in United States history (600+ deaths) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SCORES OF LIVES LOST IN FLAMES" with subhead. This was the deadliest single-building fire in U.S. history with over 600 deaths. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 09:43

$79.99
187153

1903 PINE APPLE ALABAMA African American Negro Lynching Burning 1903 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373429319562

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 EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 28, 1903 * Pine Apple, Wilcox County, Alabama * African American - Negro lynching - lynched The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AWFUL VENGEANCE OF ALABAMA MOB" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps wit... See More  

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Ends January 22, 2021 09:29

$34.99
187152

1903 CONNELLSVILLE PA Pennsylvania Railrad Train WRECK Disaster 1903 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097253575

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 4, 1903 * Connellsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania * Baltimore and Ohio railroad train wreck disaster The top of the front page has a three column headline: "FRIGHTFUL WRECK OF LIMITED TRAIN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends January 22, 2021 09:20

$37.99
187151

CRIPPLE CREEK Colorado Labor Wars Mining Miner Strikes Martial Law1903 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373429306965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 4, 1903 * Colorado Labor Wars - martial law * Cripple Creek mining district strikes The top of the front page has a three column headline: "CRIPPLE CREEK IS UNDER MARTIAL LAW" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends January 22, 2021 09:07

$37.99
187150

1985 VILLANOVA WILCATS College Basketball Upset Champions Title Game Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373429299689

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1985 * 1985 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament * Villanova Wildcats vs. Georgetown Hoyas (Patrick Ewing) The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "The Can't-Miss Team? It's Villanova" with subheads and two related photos. More on pages 3 & 4 of this section. This was considered one of the biggest upsets in sport's history. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all sections (92 pages), nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 08:59

$67.99
187149

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097225506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The top of the first column of the front page has one column headings: "IMPEACHMENT" "The Opening Argument for the Defense Concluded" and more. Text takes up the entire front page and most of the back page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 08:44

$34.99
187148

JACOB GURRAH SHAPIRO Murder Inc. Founder New York Mobster DEATH 1947 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097221345

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1947 * Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro * New York mobster * Murder Inc. co-founder The top of the back page has one column headings: "GURRAH JAKE DIES IN PRISON HOSPITAL" "Shapiro, Associate of Lepke in Murder Ring, Succumbs at 50 to Heart Disease" with smaller subheads. First report coverage on the death of New York mobster, Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro, co-founder of Murder Inc. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 08:37

$47.99
187147

NATALIE WOOD American Film Movie Television TV Actress DEATH 1981 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373429275864

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1981 * Natalie Wood death (1st report) * American film & T.V. actress The bottom right corner on the front page has a small photo of Wood with brief text. (see) Page 17 has a two column heading: "Natalie Wood, 43, Drowns On Visit to Santa Monica" and more with three related photos, one showing her with James Dean. (see) Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with 40 pages, good condition. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, good condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 08:28

$57.99
187146

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Beer Baron INCOME TAX Downfall Opens 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097187140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1930 * Al "Scarface" Capone's downfall surfaces * Income tax investigation comes to light * Chicago gangster - mob boss - beer baron Page 2 has a one column heading: "SIFT CAPONE INCOME TO GET BACK TAXES" with subheads. (see) This investigation would be the eventual downfall of the infamous beer baron about a year later. Also mention of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1`st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:52

$37.99
187145

AL Scarface CAPONE Guilty 11 Years Prison GANGSTER Mob Boss End 1931 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097185006

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, October 26, 1931. * Al 'Scarface' Capone gets 11 years * End of his criminal career The front page has a one column heading: "Capone Sentenced To 11 Year Term In Federal Prison" (see) First report coverage on what would be the end of Al Capone's reign in Chicago. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:49

$59.99
187144

HENRY LOWERY African American Negro Wilson, Arkansas LYNCHING 1921 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097181013

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 GREENSBORO PATRIOT, Jan. 31, 1921 * Henry Lowery Negro lynching * Wilson (Nodena), Arkansas The top of the back page has a small one column heading: "Burn Negro At Stake For Killing Farmer" (see) Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:40

$39.99
186631

GEORGE B. McCLELLAN Battle of Malvern Hill Virginia 1862 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401704553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1862  * Gen. George B. McClellan * Post Seven Days Battles * Battle of Malvern Hill Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Another Victory on the Mississippi" "Capture of Vicksburg" "The City Greatly Damaged" "It is to Be Utterly Destroyed" "From General McClellan's Army" "His Address to His Troops" with the full text printed here; "the Great Fight of Tuesday" "24 Rebel Guns Captured" "Rebel Reports of the Battles" and more. Inside page war reports as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:28

$30.00
186630

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Response Type Signed 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401703568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 2, 1862  * Abraham Lincoln letter signed in type Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Patriotic Proposition by the Loyal States" "Response of the President" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "The Fort on St. Charles River Abandoned" "Reported Bombardment of Vicksburg" "From the Army of Virginia" and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:27

$34.00
186629

BATTLE OF NASHVILLE Thomas vs. Hood SHERMAN Savannah GA 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393065907021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES,  Dec. 16, 1864  * Battle of Nashville (1st report) * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea in Georgia * Approaching Savannah GA Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Savannah Probably Fallen" "Kilpatrick Rumored Mortally Wounded", "NASHVILLE" "A GREAT BATTLE YESTERDAY" "GEN. THOMAS DEFEATS HOOD" "The Rebels Driven from Their Intrenchments" "The Battle Not Yet Over" "THE UNION MARTYRS" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:27

$62.00
186628

POPE JOHN PAUL II Mehmet Ali Agca Vatican Assassination Attempt 1981 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401702449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1981 * Pope John Paul II * Assassination attempt * Mehmet Ali Ağca The front page has a nice banner headline: "POPE IS SHOT IN CAR IN VATICAN SQUARE; SURGEONS TERM CONDITION 'GUARDED'; TURK, AN ESCAPED MURDERER, IS SEIZED" with subheads and 3 related photos. Much more on the following pages. Complete with all 112 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:26

$72.00
186627

ALBERT EINSTEIN Theory of Relativity Fame 1ST AMERICA VISIT 1921 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401699346

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1921 * Professor Albert Einstein * Theory of Relativity fame * 1st day in America The front page has a one column heading: "PROF. EINSTEIN HERE, EXPLAINS RELATIVITY" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in this World famous publication and from the city where he arrived. Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, light toning, some spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:25

$72.00
186624

WAKE ISLAND CONFERENCE Korean War Douglas MacArthur Harry Truman 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401697368

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Oct. 16, 1950 * Wake Island Conference * Korean War progress * Douglas MacArthur * Harry S. Truman The front page has a three column photo with heading: "MacArthur and the Boss" and a one column heading: "Truman Sees Sights on Hawaii Tour" with another related photo. Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:23

$40.00
186623

MUHAMMAD ALI First Heavyweight Boxing Fight Back Since Exile 1970 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401697058

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass. October 27, 1970  * Muhammad Ali first fight back * Heavyweight boxing vs. Jerry Quarry The top of page 7 has a five column headline: "Ali Returns To Ring After 3 1/2 Years For 3rd-Round TKO Win Over Quarry" and more. Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding slits along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In March 1966, Ali refused to be inducted into the armed forces. He was systematically denied a boxing license in every state and stripped of his passport. As a result, he did not fight from March 1967 to October 1970—from ages 25 to almost 29—as his case worked its way through the appeals process before his conviction was overturned in 1971. On Aug... See More  

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:23

$88.00
186622

JESSE OWENS Shines at College Track Championships for Ohio State 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401696880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORT'S SECTION ONLY for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 21, 1936 * Jesse Owens Wins 4 events w/ one World record * NCAA Track and Field Championships (Chicago) * Summer Olympics in Nazi Germany on the horizon The front page of this section has a one column heading: "TROJANS TAKE TEAM HONORS; OWENS WINNER OF 4 EVENTS" First report coverage continues on page 2 with a nice photo showing Jesse Owens winning the 100-meter dash. (see) Owens would participate in the Olympics a few months later in Nazi Germany. Complete sport's section only with 6 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: The 1936 NCAA Track and Field Championships was the 15th NCAA ... See More  

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:22

$44.00
186620

BOBBY JONES Wins Southeastern Open GOLF Tournament GRAND SLAM 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401693447

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 2, 1930 * Bobby Jones wins Southeastern Open * PGA professional golf tournament - Augusta, Georgia * The beginning of his famed grand slam The sport's section (page 24) has a two column heading: "Jones Adds Southwestern Golf Title to His Long String" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Bobby Jones winning the 1930 Southeastern Open at Forest Hills Gold Club in Augusta, Georgia. Complete with 32 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Bobby Jones began his famous 1930 Grand Slam of Golf in 1930 with a win in the Southeastern Open, which was played with two rounds on the Augusta Country Club and two at Forest Hills. He fired ... See More  

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:21

$40.00
186619

Gangster AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Set Free Prison at Lewisburg PA 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401692544

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 16, 1939 * Al 'Scarface" Capone to be freed from prison * Chicago gangster becoming a free man again * Best publication to be had ? rare as such The front page has a banner headline: "BARE O'HARE'S CAPONE TRAP" with subheads. (see) Al Capone would leave the penitentiary in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania on this day. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on ... See More  

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:20

$88.00
187125

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


eBay Auction Item # 373428310612

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 28, 1903 * Early Army-Navy game * College football rivalry * West Point vs. Annapolis The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ANNAPOLIS MADE A POOR SHOWING" with subheads that include: "Army Defeated Navy in Football by a Score of 40 to 5" and more. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:39

$34.99
187124

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


eBay Auction Item # 393096279970

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 26, 1903 * Bob Fitzsimmons wins Light Heavyweight title * vs. George Gardiner - boxing championship The top of page 2 has a two column headline: "CROWD HISSED THE PUGILISTS" with subhead: "Fitzsimmons Won the Fight--Gardner Stood up for Twenty Rounds" and round by round description. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In November 1903, Fitzsimmons made history by defeating World Light Heavyweight Champion George Gardiner (also known as Gardner) by a decision i... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:28

$39.99
186605

3 FETTERMAN FIGHT Army Massacre Fort Phil Kearny Wyoming INDIANS 1866 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400658387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Dec. 27, 28, 1866 and Jan.  4, 1867  * Fetterman Massacre * Fort Philip Kearney A trio of issues each containing a report on the Fetterman Massacre in Wyoming. The battle involved a detachment of the U.S. Army based at Fort Phil Kearney to protect travelers on the Bozeman Trail. A group of ten warriors acted to lure soldiers into an ambush. All 81 men under the command of Captain William J. Fetterman were then killed by the warriors. At the time, it was the worst military disaster ever suffered by the United States Army on the Great Plains. See the photos for the details. Each issue complete in 4 pages and in very nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:16

$67.00
186604

WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN Scopes Monkey Trial Attorney Fame DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064892728

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLDWATER DAILY REPORTER, Michigan, July 27, 1925  * William Jennings Bryan death * Scopes Monkey Evolution Trial fame A bold banner headline announces: "WILLIAM J. BRYAN DIS SUDDENLY" "with subheads: " 'Commoner' Was Known Over The Civilized World" "Victim Of Apoplexy; Found Dead After Nap; Whole World Shocked" with a photos him as well. Bryan was a famous attorney, politician, and orator who has just completed arguing the famous "Scopes Monkey Trial" of evolution versus creation. Six pages, various margin tears, generally good condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:15

$48.00
186603

Rare MELBOURNE Australia Great Masthead ENGRAVING 1869 Newspaper AUSTRALASIAN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064892155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED AUSTRALIAN NEWS, Melbourne, Jan. 23, 1871  * Uncommon title from Australia... * Incredible masthead...  great for display. Quite difficult to come by this title which is formatted very much like Harper's Weekly but with an obvious emphasis on Australian life. Very decorative masthead. And of special note: above the dateline is: "Published Expressly For Transmission By R.M.S. Rangoon" meaning this edition was created specifically for transport elsewhere, likely to England & other parts of the Commonwealth. Among the prints: "Geelong Wharf  During the Wool Season" "Highland Spots...Grounds of the St. Andrew's Hospital, Emerald Hill, Victoria" "Evening, Hobson's Bay" "Natives of the Northern Territory,... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:15

$68.00
187123

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


eBay Auction Item # 373428295166

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 21, 1903 * Lilly, Cambria County, Pennsylvania * Coal mine bunk house fire disaster The top of the front page has a three column headline: "TWENTY-SEVEN MEN BURNED TO A CRISP" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:13

$34.99
186601

GANGSTER GANGLAND Cicero Publisher Assassination Photos 1933 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064889595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 28, 1933 * gangland era assassination The front page has a five column heading: "Cicero Publisher Slain by Gansters" with subhead. A few related photos are on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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$48.00
186600

ALBERT EINSTEIN Lecture on SPEED OF LIGHT Time - 1st Visit to US 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400655156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1921 * Early Albert Einstein * 1st visit to America * Speed of Light lecture Page 17 has one column headings: "EINSTEIN DEFINES THE SPEED OF LIGHT" "Says Its Velocity Is Relatively Variable Based Upon Whether System Is In Motion" "He Also Discuses Time" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light browning, a little irregular along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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$60.00
186599

RARE & Early 18th Century 1720 London England Old Newspaper w/ Great Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064888983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, April 23, 1720 * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original This title has one of the more beautiful & intricately engraved mastheads to be seen, and this issue has a particularly lightly-inked impression. Various news items from Europe. Present are all 6 pages, as more typically the back leaf is lacking as it was often loose from pages 1-4 (there was no tax on 4 pg. newspapers at the time). Measures 8 1/2 by 14 inches, minor light staining to upper portion, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:12

$47.00
186598

MICHAEL JORDAN Chicago Bulls NBA Basketball Rookie of the Year 1985 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400653851

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 17, 1985 * Michael Jordan wins rookie of the year * Chicago Bulls - NBA basketball The top of page 14 of the sport's section has a two column heading: "Jordan Outpolls Olajuwon, 57 1/2 Votes to 20 1/2, as the NBA Rookie of the Year" (see) Complete 1st and sport's sections only totaling 56 pages, nice condition.

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$62.00
186596

WILLIAM WALKER Filibuster Military Expedition to NICARAGUA 1856 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064887414

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 25, 1857  * William Walker (filibuster) * Nicaragua expedition Page 3 has most of a column headed: "The Situation of Walker in Nicaragua". William Walker was an American physician, lawyer, journalist and mercenary who organized several private military expeditions into Latin America, with the intention of establishing English-speaking colonies under his personal control. Four pages, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:10

$31.00
186595

Third PENNAMITE-YANKEE WAR Wyoming Valley Pennsylvania Lands 1784 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400652590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 23, 1784  Page 3 has a nice account of the dispute between Pennsylvania and Connecticut on lands in the Wyoming Valley of Pa. This dispute was known as the Third Yankee-Pennamite War. This report takes over one-third of the page. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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$46.00
186594

BATTLE OF BUENA VISTA General Santa Anna Mexican-American War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064886987

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 5, 1847  * Battle of Buena Vista * General Santa Anna * Mexican-American War The front page has: "Santa Anna's Report" on the battle of Buena Vista, headed: "Republican Liberating Army" and signed in type by: Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna. Pages 2 and 3 have Mexican War reports including: "From The Rio Grande" "From Vera Cruz" and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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$42.00
186593

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre-Election Springfield Illinois Personal Habits 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064886812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 26, 1860  * Pre-election Abraham Lincoln * Personal description - Springfield Page 5 has: "Our Springfield Correspondent" "Chroniclers of Glorious Deeds Around Lincoln--No Sensation Item to be Found--Sergeant-at-Arms Refuses to Pursue Lincoln--His Personal Habits--Style of his House--His Ability--Thurlow Weed's Pilgrimage to Springfield--Manufacturing Canes out of Honest Abe's Rails-- Pennsylvania Editor in Search of a Sensation Item--Rail Splitting his Only Qualification, &c." Quite detailed taking 3/4 of a column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:09

$73.00
186592

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania The New World 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400651687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Jan. 10, 1797  * Rare 18th century publication A quite scarce title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 44 years. It published for exactly one year. Various news reports and advertisements of the day. Four pages, folio size, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:09

$82.00
186591

PROHIBITION ADOPTED No Beer Liquor HOUSE Senate Vote Approves 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400649567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Dec. 18, 1917  * America prohibition adopted * Senate approves with vote The front page has a banner headline announcing: "Senate today Passed the Prohibition Resolution by a Vote of 47 to 8" with subheads including; "Senate Accepts the Resolution As It Was Passed by the House" "Will Now Go to States For Ratification or Rejection..." and a bit more. Complete in 20 pages, a little margin wear, some foxing at the fold, partially loose at the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:09

$74.00
186590

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400649386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The front page has nice heads concerning the horrendous Andersonville prison camp from the Civil War: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial on Saturday" "Gen. Lee and Other Leading Rebels Not Allowed to Testify" "They are Co-conspirators with the Accused" "Expensive Witnesses for the Defense" "How the Government Pays the Piper". The text takes over 1 1/2 columns. Also on the ftpg: "North Carolina" "Assembling of the Constitutional Convention" "Passage of the Ordinance Abolishing Slavery" & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, bit of fold foxing, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:08

$38.00
186589

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons & Winslow Homer PRINTS 1859 Harper's Weekly Newwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064885941

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859 * Brigham Young - Mormons * Winslow Homer - West Point Nice front page article and illustration: "Interview Between Brigham Young and Hon. Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City". Inside has two gambling-themed illustrations; a very nice full page Winslow Homer print: "A Cadet Hop At West Point". Also a half page illustration: "The New Orleans Charity Hospital" along with two smaller illustrations: "The Amphtheatre" and "The Ward".   This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:08

$138.00
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