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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
187296

NIGHT STALKER Serial Killer Richard Ramirez ARRAIGNED 1985 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393104295283

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 4, 1985  * Richard Ramirez arraignment * The "Night Stalker" serial killer * Best title to be had ? The front page has a report on the "Night Stalker" murder case of Richard Ramirez, with a one column heading: "Stalker Suspect Arraigned; Also Charged in S.F." with related photo. He had just been captured 4 days prior. The article carries over to page 3 with 2 more related photos. (see hyperlink for much more on him). Great to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, the city which he terrorized for over a year. The complete first section only with pages 1-20, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 14:40

$69.99
187295

HENRI FARMAN Early Aviation Pioneer AIRPLANE Flight w/ Photos 1908 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373435693331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 1, 1908 * French aviator Henri Farman * Early powered aviation airplane The top of page 2 has a three column heading: "FARMAN'S AEROPLANE MAKES MOST SUCCESSFUL TRIP" with subheads and 2 related photos. (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 8 pages, two small, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2021 14:21

$57.99
187294

1908 LEANDER SHAW Pensacola Florida Negro Mob Lynching Hanging 1908 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393104225569

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, July 30, 1908 * Pensacola Negro lynching - hanging * Leander Shaw - mob violence The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MANY DEATHS AT A FLORIDA LYNCHING" 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 8 pages, two small, lightly inked library sta... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 13:36

$39.99
187293

JOHNNY HAYES 1908 Summer Olympics Men's Marathon Wins Gold Medal 1908 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373435635746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 24, 1908 * Johnny Hayes wins men's marathon * 1908 Summer Olympics - gold medal The front page has a nice banner headline: "AN AMERICAN WINS BIG MARATHON" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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 8 pages, two small, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2021 13:28

$37.99
187292

WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN Democrat Convention Presidential Nomination1908 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373435630721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 10, 1908 * William Jennings Bryan * Nomination for president * Democratic Party The front page has a nice banner headline: "Bryan and Kern Democratic Ticket" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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 8 pages, two small, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2021 13:16

$47.99
187291

ELK RIVER BRIDGE COLLAPSE Charleston WV West Virginia Disaster 1904 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393104195868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 15, 1904 * Elk river bridge collapse disaster * Charleston WV West Virginia The top of the front page has a three column headline: "CROWDED BRIDGE GOES INTO RIVER" 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 8 pages, two small, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2021 13:05

$34.99
187290

BING CROSBY American Singer & Actor Golden Age Radio DEATH 1977 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393104187773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York, Oct. 15, 1977  * Bing Crosby death * American singer & actor The bold headline announces: "BING CROSBY DIES AT 73" "Stricken After Golfing in Spain" with a photo of him. The news report is on page 3 with the centerfold having many photos of his life & movies (see). Tabloid-size, complete in 40 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 12:57

$39.99
187289

RMS TITANIC SINKING High Speed & Icebergs Warnings Investigations 1912 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373435615297

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 3, 1912 * RMS Titanic Sinking disaster * Investigations continue The top of the front page has a two column heading: "FIRE SWEEPS SIOUX CITY CAUSING $2,500,000 LOSS" 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 14 pages, two small, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2021 12:53

$39.99
187288

CHRISTMAS in Civil War Army Camp WINSLOW HOMER Print & More 1862 Harper's Weekly


eBay Auction Item # 393103967832

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862  * Winslow Homer Christmas print The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861". Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Coast from Savannah, Ga. to Beaufort, S.C."; nice doublepage centerfold is a large: "General Bird's-Eye View of Washington & Vicinity". Other prints include: "Green River Bridge, Kentucky" and two prints on: "Gen. Burnside's Expedition".  This issue also contains  "Charles Dickens' New Christmas Stories" taking nearly 5 pages. The back page has two cartoons, one a villainy rendition... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:51

$74.99
187287

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1881 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103966590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1881  * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The full front page is a great Santa Claus print by the famed artist Thomas Nast: "Caught!" showing Santa with a child's arms around him. Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus. The doublepage centerfold is also a nice Thomas Nast Christmas print captioned: "Christmas Fancies - 'Don't You Wish You Wore Stockings?'"  Other prints of various topics in this issue as well. Complete in 16 pages, good condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:49

$259.99
187286

SEVEN DAYS BATTLES Virginia General George B. McClellan Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373435394022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 5, 1862  * Seven Days' Battles * George. B. McClellan Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From General McClellan's Army" "Rebel Account of Monday's Fighting" "A Most Terrible Conflict" "The Rebel Loss Immense" "They are Finally Obliged to Retire" "Cheering Along the Whole Yankee Line" "The Rebels Acknowledge a Loss of 3,000 in One Division on Friday" "The Enemy Again Badly Beaten" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:45

$27.99
187285

FIRST BATTLE OF KERNSTOWN Winchester Virginia w/ MAPS 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103959051

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 30, 1862  * First Battle of Kernstown- Virginia * Winchester, Frederick County * Shenandoah Valley Campaign The front page features two Civil War maps, headed: "The Valley Of The Shenandoah--Scene of General Banks' and General Shields' Operations" and the other: "The Battle Field Near Winchester--Portion of the Hostile Armies at the Commencement of the Battle, March 23, 1862". The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with related Civil War reports. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:36

$47.99
187284

FORT WRIGHT Randolph Tennessee TN Bombardment Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103957370

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1862  * Fort Wright - Randolph, Tennessee Although the front page is mostly taken up with advertisements, the prime feature is certainly the nice Civil War map headed: "FORT WRIGHT ON THE MISSISSIPPI. Its Position & Strength--Important Section of the River--Commodore Foote's Attack." The ftpg. also has a column of news from Central and South America. There are some Civil War reports on inside pages. Twelve pages, small hole at the right margin, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:33

$39.99
187283

Rare CONFEDERATE Port City of Wilmington NC CIVIL WAR 1st Year 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103954508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 3, 1861 * Rare Confederate publication This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline. While the ftpg. is taken up with ads, inside has some war content as well as: "Tragic Affair" "Letters From Two Chaplains of N.C. Regiments" "The News" "Cavalry" "The Great Battle" "North Carolina Volunteers" "A Zouave's Opinion of Southern Fighting" and much more. Of special note is a great editorial headed: "The Great Battle" which begins: "With mingled feelings of joy & sorrow, with mingled smiles & tears, we read the accounts that have reached us of the first battle fought in the second War of Independence..." with much mor... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:27

$89.99
187282

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103952481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 24, 1863  * Capital of the Confederacy The front page includes: "The Northern Press & the Mediation Question" "The Radicals on the War" which has several subheads including: "Re-Union--The South Independent--the Army Conservative--The Proclamation A Failure" and more. Also on the front page: "Horrible death of Confederate Prisoners" "The Yankee Settlements on the South Carolina Coast--Yankee Cabins Looming Up--Appearance of Hilton Head & Beaufort--Drilling of the Negro Regiments" "Additional From the North" "From Cairo--Arrival of Confederate Prisoners" and much more. The back page has the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "It is difficult to decide whet... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:24

$59.99
187281

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia Civil War First 1st Year 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103951243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, September 5, 1861  * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital and consequently has much page 4 reporting of Acts from the Confederate Congress. The front page has 1 1/2 columns on: "The Election For President And Vice President - List of Commissioners" chosen for: "...superintending the election of Electors of President and Vice President of the Confederate States...". The ftpg. also has "What Texas Has Done the Past Year" and "The Atlantic Sea-Coast" the latter beginning: "Since the capture of Fort Hatteras by an immense Federal fleet, the subject of our coast defenses is beginning ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:22

$69.99
187280

Rare CONFEDERATE VA w/ Battle of Mill Springs Kentucky 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103925742

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 6, 1862  * Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky * In a Confederate publication The front page has a full columns of Acts from the Confederate Congress, plus various reports from Europe concerning the Civil War including: "An English Estimate of the Federal 'Victories' " "A Splendid Tribute to President Davis" 'Recognition of the Southern Confederacy". Also on the ftpg: "The Battle In Kentucky" "Full Account of the Battle" with many subheads, concerning the Battle of Mill Springs. This account has considerable detail with the article taking a full column & carries over to take one-third of a column on page 2. Page 2 has a lengthy editorial which goes to great lengths to ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 07:43

$74.99
187279

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373435336985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 17, 1862  * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only is this a newspaper from the Confederacy, it is from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page includes: "From The Army Of Northern Virginia" "From Western Virginia" "Latest From the North" "Telegraphic News--From Kentucky--From Tennessee--From Florida" "Effects of the War in Europe--Great Suffering & Destitution for the Want of Cotton" and much from the: "Virginia Legislature" as well as several smaller items. The ftpg. also has: "Executor's Sale of Land and Negroes". The back page has the always-interesting editorial, this one focusing on the railway system through the South, including: "...The chief highway ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 07:41

$69.99
187278

Historic YURI GAGARIN Vostok 1 Cosmonaut 1st Human SPACE FLIGHT 1961 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373434546249

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 14, 1961  * Yuri Gagarin - Vostok 1 * Soviet cosmonaut * 1st human into outer space The top of the front page has a six column heading: "Space 'Lag' Blasted By Congress Critics" with subhead and photo. (see) Complete with all 60 pages, 2 library stamps at the top of the front page, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2021 13:43

$39.99
187277

1904 REED SMOOT HEARINGS Mormons Mormonism POLYGAMY ? Senate Seat 1904 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373434396599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 20, 1904 * Reed Smoot hearings  * Mormons - polygamy The top of the front page has a two column heading: "READY FOR DEFENSE IN THE SMOOT CASE" 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, two small, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2021 11:06

$34.99
187276

1904 SIOUX CITY SD Business South Dakota Pelletier FIRE Disaster 1904 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373434379733

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 24, 1904 * Pelletier fire - Sioux City, South Dakota * Business district conflagration disaster The top of the front page has a two column heading: "FIRE SWEEPS SIOUX CITY CAUSING $2,500,000 LOSS" 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, two small, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2021 10:56

$34.99
187275

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


eBay Auction Item # 373434291683

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, EXTRA, February 1, 1958  * 1st satellite put into space by the United States * EXPLORER 1 (1ST REPORT) * Incomplete issue The front page has a nice headline announcing America's successful entry in the space race with: "1ST U. S. SATELLITE CIRCLING EARTH" with a subheads. Keep in mind this was but 5 months after the Soviet Union's successful launch of Sputnik which shocked American scientists and caused a rush to make this launch happen as early as possible. And also just a few months after America's first effort, which resulted in an embarrassing failure. Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs of the 1st section (4 pages total), nice for display as such.

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Ends January 27, 2021 09:42

$49.99
187274

INCREASE SUMNER Massachusetts Governor Death FUNERAL 1799 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373434283961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, June 13, 1799  * Increase Sumner death * Massachusetts governor Page 3 has a nice and rather graphic account of the funeral of Governor Increase Sumner. He had just begun serving his 3rd term as governor when he died. The article includes an engraving of the coffin, plus a listing of the funeral procession and noting "The Hearse" among other aspects of the parade. Nice to have this report in a Boston newspaper. Four pages, some damp staining, generally good condition.

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Ends January 27, 2021 09:38

$49.99
187273

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1895 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373434278883

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 27, 1895  * Rare old West title * Maricopa County Difficult to find 19th century newspapers from Phoenix but here is one. This was published 17 years before Arizona statehood. Various news & ads of the day including "Colonization Scheme...For the Establishment of a Colony...Of European People on Lands Near Tucson, in Arizona Territory" "Plenty of Placer Gold" "Phoenix Roads the Safest". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2021 09:31

$34.99
187272

NEW YEAR'S Celebration w/ Color Cover Leslie's Illustrated PRINTS 1892 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373434273391

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED,New York, Dec. 29, 1892  The issue still retains the typically elusive color front wrapper which shows a nice, wintry scene, captioned: "New Year 1893" see. Very nice for display. The inside ftpg. shows: "The Unique New Year's Festival in Philadelphia--A Procession of Masqueraders...". Other prints include: "The Columbian Exposition" "...An Egg Nogg Party in Richmond, Virginia..." "Impromptu Celebration of New Year's Eve in Front of Trinity Church..." "Christmas In the Holy Land--Scenes in Bethlehem & Jerusalem" "The Florida Phosphate Industry" which has  4 prints. Sixteen pages plus the wrappers. The back color wrapper is present as well. Very nice condition, bit irregular at the blank spine ma... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2021 09:25

$39.99
187250

WHISKEY RING SCANDAL Lobby Liquor Spirits Tax Revenue RAID 1875 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393102841561

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1875 * Whiskey Ring scandal * Tax revenues The top of the front page has a one column heading: "The Whiskey Ring" with subheads. Note that the great raid by the Treasury Dept. happened 2 days previous. Complete with all 12 pages, great condition.

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Ends January 27, 2021 08:44

$33.00
187249

ADOLPH HITLER Becomes Führer of Germany & Al 'Scarface' Capone 1934 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393102835166

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill):  “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 20, 1934   * Adolph Hitler becomes Führer * Al Capone goes to Alcatraz The front page has a five column heading: "Germany Backs Hitler by 10 to 1" with subheads that include: "GRANTED ALL POWERS HELD BY HINDENBURG" and more. Photo on the back page. Also a front page report of Al Capone being transferred to the new Alcatraz prison. Also has a related photo on the back page. (see) Great to have this in this Chicago publication... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2021 08:40

$89.99
187248

First Mention of "BLEEDING KANSAS" Term in a Poem 1856 Horace Greeley Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393102819174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1856   * Origin of the expression "Bleeding Kansas" This issue contains a notable first mention of a term which would come to define the conflict within the country in the years just prior to the Civil War, and indeed, would help lead to the divide that would take another 9 years and tens of thousands of lost lives to resolve. "Bleeding Kansas" was a series of violent civil confrontations in Kansas Territory between 1854 and 1859 which emerged from a political and ideological debate over the legality of slavery. At the heart of what often included bloody conflicts was the question of whether Kansas, upon gaining statehood, would allow slavery like neighboring Missouri, or prohibit it; that i... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2021 08:30

$69.99
187247

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Begins Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393102815203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1925  * Scopes Monkey Trial beginning  * Dayton, Tennessee  * William Jennings Bryan  * Clarence Darrow The front page has much content on the historic "monkey trial" at Dayton, Tennessee, with a front page photo of the: "First Picture of the Scopes Jury" and headlines: "Fight Over Expert Witnesses Looms" "Lawyers Expect To Settle That Question Today" "Prosecution in Scopes' Case Sees No Need for Calling Scientists in Trial of High School Teacher" and more. Twelve pages, some minor margin chipping, generally good condition.

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Ends January 27, 2021 08:24

$44.99
187246

Rare 18th Century Old NEWSPAPER Westminster London ENGLAND w/ Red Tax Stamp


eBay Auction Item # 373434200621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WESTMINSTER JOURNAL & LONDON POLITICAL MISCELLANY, England, July 29, 1786  * Rare 18th century publication See the photos for the two nice engravings in the masthead. Almost the entire four page is taken up with news of the day including much on British politics, with pg. 4 items headed: "New Hackney Coach Act" and "Abstract of the Perfumery Act". Four pages, red-inked tax stamp at the bottom of the front page. Bit irregular at the spine margin, generally quite nice.

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Ends January 27, 2021 08:20

$29.99
187245

Bronze STATUE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Boston Dedication Print 1856 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373434194007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 25, 1856  * Statue of Benjamin Franklin (statue) The front page has a nice print of: "Statue of Dr. Franklin, Just Erected in Boston, U.S." A related article is on page 2: "Inauguration of the Statue of Dr. Franklin at Boston, U.S." which has much detail on it. This quite famous statue still stands in Boston, although removed from the original location to the front of City Hall. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2021 08:07

$34.99
187244

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison re. Robert Shaw Death 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393102797514

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Jan. 22, 1864  * Rare anti-slavery publication * re. Robert Gould Shaw death * American Civil War era This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. The most notable content includes a copy of a note sent to the editor of the London Daily News regarding the late Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, leader of the 54th Massachusetts (the famous colored regiment depicted in "Glory") which says in part, "...Whatever verdict posterity may pass on Stonewall Jackson, Robert Gould Shaw will be a hero in all time."  This is followed by a plea to the south... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2021 08:01

$114.99
187243

Rare 1795 Worcester Massachusetts Old Newspaper w/ SAMUEL ADAMS Document


eBay Auction Item # 393102791761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 1, 1795  * Uncommon title Page 3 has a document: "By the Governour" concerning: "...bringing to justice all persons...who with force & violence did...burn a vessel lying at the Long Wharf in Boston..." signed: Samuel Adams. Also an article: "Mr. Jay's Treaty", a controversial document at the time. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2021 07:51

$39.99
187242

President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address on Ftpg. 1794 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393102789678

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 3, 1794  * President George Washington * State of the Union Address All of the front page and a portion of page 2 are taken up with Washington's: "Address" to Congress, being his state-of-the-union address, signed by him in type: G. Washington. This offers a great overview of the events of 1794. Page 2 has an item regarding relations with France, beginning: "The Convention having decreed that the flags of the French and American Republics should be united and fly together in the Hall of its fittings, in testimony of the union and friendship..." & signed in type: James Munroe [Monroe]. Terrific to have this important document taking up the front page as typic... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2021 07:46

$499.99
187241

President JOHN ADAMS Act re. $$ Signed in Type 1798 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373434169542

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 26, 1798  * President John Adams Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "AN ACT To Enable the resident of the United States to Borrow money for the Public Service" signed at its conclusion: John Adams. Four pages, handsome masthead, foxing to an upper corner, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2021 07:38

$42.99
187240

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Ratification Ratified in 1788 Philadelphia Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 373434164172

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, September, 1788  * United States Constitution ratification The issue begins with: "Observations on the Travels & Transactions of Ferdinando de Sota in Florida...". Also inside is a 3 page article: "A Description of Bald Eagle Valley..." in Pennsylvania (plate lacking). Near the back is "Intelligence" with the latest news of the day, including an item from Rhode Island: "...town of North Providence have given their deputies instructions to vote in general assembly for a convention to be chosen in this state to adopt the Federal Constitution." Also a report on a New York meeting for the freedom of slaves.  From Virginia: "Governor Sevier has regained his influence...& has lately put h... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2021 07:28

$59.99
187239

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON England 1778 Original Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 393102774972

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1778  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy There is much on discussions in Parliament, one bit including: "...With regard to the American independency, if the Americans could be persuaded to give up the idea, he would be one of  the first to vote for retaining them dependent on the sovereignty of Great Britain; but as he was confined they would not, he was anxious to keep them as allies..." with more on this and concerns over an American alliance with France. At the back are reports headed; "American Affairs" including: "At a court lately held at Morris-Town, in New Jersey, 35 persons received sentence of death for their loyalty to their king; two of whom were ex... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2021 07:24

$44.99
187238

SARAH WILSON Convict Impostor as Sister to Queen Charlotte 1773 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 373434158896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1773  * Sarah Wilson (impostor) * Traveled to America as a convict * Sister of Queen Charlotte ? The most intriguing article is that headed: "America" near the back of the issue. It is the story of Sarah Wilson, who passed herself off as the sister of Queen Charlotte, wife of George III. There is a website about her fascinating deception as well as a book about her life. The full page plate of "William Lord Russell" is the only plate present. Perhaps the most interesting feature is the full title/contents page which has a very intricately engraved view of the skyline of London at the time, making this very decorative. Complete in 52 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, excellent con... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2021 07:22

$47.99
187237

1904 BOSTON RED SOX Wins American League MLB Baseball AL PENNANT 1904 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373434151093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 10, 1904 * Boston Red Sox wins American League pennant * Major League Baseball - MLB The front page has a one column heading: "Boston Club Wins Pennant" with subhead. (see) Interestingly there was no World Series for this year. 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, two small, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The 1904 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 14 to October 10, 1904. The Boston Americans and New York Giants finished atop standing... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2021 07:13

$39.99
187221

ORVILLE WRIGHT Brothers - Early AIRPLANE Flights at Fort Myer VA 1909 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373433521312

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 22, 1909 * Early airplane flights * Orville Wright - Brothers * Fort Meyer, Virginia * U.S. government contract ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AVIATOR FACES STRONG TESTS AT FT. MEYER" with subheads. Coverage continues on page 2 with facsimiles of the medals awarded to the Wrights. (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, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends January 26, 2021 15:17

$69.99
187220

Best STOCK MARKET CRASH Collapse New York Wall Street Journal 1987 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393101722208

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WALL STREET JOURNAL, New York, Oct. 20, 1987 * Stock market crash of 1987 * Best title to be had (rare) The front page proclaims the famous report of the stock market crash of 1987, reading: "Stocks Plunge 508.32 Amid Panicky Selling" with a subhead: "Percentage Decline Is Far Steeper Than '29; Precious Metals Gain". Also a 3 line, 1 col. head: "A Repeat of '29? Depression in '87 Is Not Expected". Included on the ftpg. are two graphs, one showing the Dow Jones average in 15 minute intervals and the other the huge volume by the half-hour.  This crash ranks among the worst in American history, certainly alongside the famous crash of 1929 which began the Great Depression. This is the complete issue with both sections... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2021 09:47

$199.99
187219

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373433251261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 26, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has heads: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "More of the Horrors of Andersonville" "Testimony of a Rebel Surgeon as to the Maltreatment of Prisoners" "Copy of an Inspection Report of the Prison Camp" "A Sickening Tale of Suffering". This coverage takes over 1 1/2 columns. See the hyperlink for more on the career of Henry Wirz. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2021 09:37

$32.99
187218

1904 YALE BULLDOGS v Princeton Tigers College Ivy League FOOTBALL Game Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373433249769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 12, 1904 * Yale Bulldogs vs. Princeton Tigers * Early Ivy League college football game The top of the front page has a one column heading: "YALE'S SCORE, 12--PRINCETON'S, 0" 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, two small, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends January 26, 2021 09:34

$34.99
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
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