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195578

MIRABEAU B. LAMAR Texas President Orders Free Blacks to Leave 1840 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393869605280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 22, 1840   * Mirabeau B. Lamar - President of Texas * Orders all free African Americans to leave An inside page has a brief yet notable item headed: "Texas" reading: "President Lamar has issued a proclamation commanding all free persons of color, now in the republic of Texas to remove therefrom before the 1st day of January, 1842." This is followed by a brief item: "Independence of Texas" noting in part: "...English minster has addressed...that if within a certain time Texas is not recognised, Great Britain will acknowledge its independence...". Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-cir... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2022 13:29

$50.00
195576

Rare PRO-CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio Final Months of the Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393869603747

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1865  * Final months of the war * Rare pro-Confederate title This issue is from near the end of the Civil War. Among the articles on the front page are: "The Raid on the Mobile & Ohio Railroad--Sherman Advancing into South Carolina" and "From the South--Latest from Wilmington--Disappearance of the Federal Fleet--Caustic Article on Butler--Savannah & Sherman's Operations...". Inside pages include: "War News of the Week" " "Progress of Conquest in 1864" "The Confederate General Cleburne" "Determination of the Administration to Wage a War of Extermination Against the Rebels--All Offers of Amnesty to be Withdrawn" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition. ... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2022 13:28

$42.00
195539

Early ICE CREAM Advertisement - President George Washington Era 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373869605094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 17, 1795  * President George Washington era * Very early ice cream advertisement In addition to various news reports found inside, the back page has one of the earliest "Ice Cream" advertisements we have seen in any newspaper. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends February 12, 2022 12:11

$56.00
195498

AFRICAN AMERICAN COLONIZATION Thomas Jefferson Letter Signed 1817 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373864857705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 19, 1817  * President Thomas Jefferson * African American colonization The most interesting article is: "African Colonization" which is introduced by: "The following is an extract of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson..." datelined at Monticello, Jan. 21, 1811, and signed by him in type: Thomas Jefferson. Other items are: "Life of Fulton" being Robert Fulton; nearly half a page on: "The Shakers" "Cherokee Warriors" "Franklin's Correspondence" and much more. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an importan... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:05

$35.00
195497

American 18th Century PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373864857179

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1789  * President George Washington letters signed in type Over 5 1/2 pages on: "Observations on the Utility of funding the Public Debts of the United States". Also: "Observations on Manufacturing Sugar from the Sap of the Maple Tree" and an address to the President from the state of New York with the: "President's Answer" signed in type: George Washington; and an address of the Protestant Episcopal Church to the President, with his response signed: G. Washington; "Thoughts on the Finances & Debts of the United States"; an address by Washington College in Maryland to the President, with his response signed in type: George Washington; "Discovery of America by the Icelanders" & mu... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:05

$120.00
195481

1947 PALESTINIAN POLITICAL VIOLENCE Jewish Underground Terrorism Jews Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393852685828

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Jan. 31, 1947 * Palestinian political violence * Violence and terrorism * Jewish underground The front page as a nice seven column headline: "CIVILIAN BRITISH FLEE TERROR IN PALESTINE" with subheads. Nice for display. Complete with 38 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends February 07, 2022 13:08

$40.00
195479

Temperance Criminal CARRIE NATION Hope Kansas Saloons Taverns 1901 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393852684352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 25, 1901 * Carrie Nation * Kansas saloons The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MRS. NATION TIRED" with subheads. (see) Rare to find period reporting on this famous temperance movement leader. 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, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 07, 2022 13:08

$44.00
195453

1ST TRANSCONTINENTAL TELEPHONE CALL Alexander Graham Bell Photo 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393846790426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 26, 1915 * First Transcontinental phone call made * Alexander Graham Bell & Thomas Watson The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PHONE TO PACIFIC FROM THE ATLANTIC" with subheads. (see) Sixteen pages, light toning, some margin wear, must be handled with care as such.

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Ends February 05, 2022 14:38

$57.00
195421

American YOUTH & the United States Military Seduction & Criticism 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393843815503

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Jan. 20, 1815  Page 3 has an interesting article on the unfortunate practice of the: "Seduction Of Youth" into the military, as the article is headed. It notes a recruiting advertisement mentioning: "The youthful hero whose patriotism & ardor has heretofore been restrained by the rigid laws of the state can now...joining said regiment without the consent of either parent...Forward then, my brave lads..." with more, followed by criticism for such a practice. A few other tidbits relating to the War of 1812 as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2022 10:21

$38.00
195395

THURGOOD MARSHALL 1st African American Supreme Court DEATH 1993 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373850071018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, January 25, 1993 * Thurgood Marshall death (1st report) * 1st African American Supreme Court Justice The front page carries the two column wide, two line announcement "Thurgood Marshall, 84, First Black Justice, Dies" with subhead "Supreme Court: Retired jurist was a leader in the legal battle to end forced segregation in the U.S.". "Retired Justice Thurgood Marshall, a civil rights giant who as a lawyer won the landmark victories that ended forced segregation in the United States and then became the first black justice of the Supreme Court, died Sunday at the age of 84..." The article continues inside with additional photos. This also enclosed a boxed insert which includes two photos, one ... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2022 15:11

$125.00
195390

Best DENVER BRONCOS John Elway Terrell Davis Super Bowl XXXII 1998 CO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393842183469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DENVER POST, Denver, Colorado, January 26, 1998 Note: The Denver Post printed two versions for this date.  This is the edition which shows John Elway holding the Vince Lombardi Trophy up in victory. * Denver Broncos win Super Bowl XXXII  * John Elway & Terrell Davis  * Green Bay Packers  This 100+ page newspaper contains news of the Denver Broncos finally winning the Super Bowl with John Elway as their leader. All sections present and in nice condition. Great to have in a Denver newspaper. wikipedia notes: Having lost a disappointing playoff game to Jacksonville the year before, many thought this might be John Elway's last chance to win a Super Bowl. They started off the season by winning their first six g... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2022 15:09

$26.00
195337

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ Original South Pole James Cook MAP 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373845510070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1776  * American Revolutionary War * Original South Pole map This is a fine issue from this significant year of the Revolutionary War, with much war-related content. Included are two pages on an: "Act for Prohibiting all Trade with America" which is followed by an: "Act of Massachusetts Bay for Fitting out Armed Vessels" which takes 3 pages. Also reported here is a: "Declaration of the Continental Congress on a late Proclamation" from England, datelined Philadelphia, Dec. 6, 1775, being their heated response to the King declaring the colonies to be in a state of open rebellion. There is some great text including: "We the delegates of the 13 United Colonies..... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:57

$365.00
195336

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Long Island New York MAP Benjamin Franklin Ltr. 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393834731866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1778  * Rare Revolutionary War New York map * Benjamin Franklin letter * Ethan Allen Of great significance is the very nice foldout map headed: "Map of Hudson's River with the Adjacent Country", which shows from Crown Point & Ticonderoga, south to Philadelphia, & also from Long Island to Lake Ontario with considerable detail. This map measures 9 by 13 inches in very nice condition. Trimmed at the bottom right margin to allow the map to fold into the issue, not compromising the border. The first article is: "Debate in the House of Commons" which takes 7 pages and does include discussion on the Revolutionary War, a few of the items including: "...stated the causes that led to t... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:56

$385.00
195306

TEXAS A&M AGGIES Cotton Bowl College Football Win & More 1941 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373845493003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Michigan, January 2, 1941 * Rose Bowl: Stanford Cardinals vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers * Orange Bowl: Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Georgetown Hoyas * Sugar Bowl: Boston College Eagles vs. Tennessee Volunteers * Cotton Bowl: Texas A&M Aggies vs. Fordham Rams The sport's section has 1st report coverage on all the major bowl games which includes a five column headline: "Texas Aggies Top Fordham in Cotton Bowl Thriller" with subheads, lineup, stats and related photo. This section also contains reports on the Orange, Rose and Sugar Bowl games as well. Loads of text and more. Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day with World War II coverage. Complete in 68 pages, a little margin wear and tea... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:39

$62.00
195245

1ST Poat World War II WWII TIMES SQUARE BALL New Year's Eve 1946 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393827346458

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 1, 1946 * Times Square Ball - New Year's Eve * 1st post-World War II celebration The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NOISIEST THRONGS SINCE '41 WELCOME NEW YEAR IN CITY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with related photo. Great to have in this NYC publication. Complete with 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2022 11:08

$45.00
195219

Early Pennsylvania OIL FIELDS Phillips City PA Texas Cowboys PRINTS 1885 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393820571044

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 17, 1885  * Pennsylvania oil fields * Texas Cowboys The full front page shows: "The Roller-Skating Craze.--The Critical Moment in the Experience of an Amateur". Inside prints include: "World's Fair and Cotton Centennial Exposition at New Orleans..." "Pennsylvania - Scenes in the New Oil Region at and Around Phillips City" which has six scenes; "The Attractions of Southwestern Travel - The Fine Work of a Party of Playful Cowboys" "Louisiana - The World's Fair and Cotton Centennial Exposition..." "Ohio - The Hocking Valley Mining Troubles - Interior of the Pinkerton Police Guard-House at Buchtel - the Midnight Alarm" and more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2022 08:58

$54.00
195218

Abraham Lincoln Fires BENJAMIN BUTLER Farewell Address 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393820570450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New York, Jan. 14, 1865 * Gen. Benjamin Butler removed * Final months of the war As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire ftpg. is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving the latest reports from: "The Campaign in Virginia" & "The Western Campaign" and "Western Virginia". Among the other articles in this issue are: "Experiences With the Rebel Army" "A Simple Precaution Against Desertion" "The Removal of General Butler", "Farewell Orders of Major-General Butler" and more. Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/3 inches, nice eagle in the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2022 08:57

$29.00
195216

JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson Letters on War 1816 Salem Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393820568577

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, July 13, 1816  * Thomas Jefferson and John Adams * Letters re. war The front page has a column taken up with a discussion concerning thoughts on war, mostly being: "Mr. Jefferson's Answer" to the topic, datelined at "Monticello, Jan. 29, 1816" and signed by him in type: Th. Jefferson. The top pf pg. 2 has: "Mr. Adams' Answer" to the same, signed: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2022 08:56

$29.00
195214

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393820568186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 26, 1863  * Rare rebel publication A nice single sheet issue (typical late in the war) with a full masthead, with front page reports headed: "The Yankees Across the Rappahannock" "Appointments In the Department" "The Nautical Jeffreys" "Our Military Resources with several subheads: "Latest News From the North with subheads including: "The Capture of Arkansas Post--The Fight at Vicksburg--Federal Loss--Affairs in the Southwest--The Yankee Congress...". Also a full column headed: "Latest News From the North--Active Operations Resumed at Fredericksburg--Advance of Burnside's Army--the Yankees Recross the River...". Plus small heads: "Confederate States Prison Items" "More Aid for t... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2022 08:55

$78.00
195608

Exploration YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION American Frontier Explored 1820 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373882166070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1820  * Yellowstone expedition - American frontier Certainly the best is the lengthy report headed: "Expedition to the Yellow Stone" which has some great detail on this expedition, which is a very early report. The text takes over 3 pages and includes a half pg. chart headed: "Statement Showing the Movement of the Troops composing the Missouri & Mississippi Expedition in the course of the year 1819". Among other reports are: "The Spanish Treaty" "Domestic Industry" and various reports from Congress including a note signed in type: James Monroe. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2022 08:11

$29.99
195164

BATTLE OF MILL SPRINGS Kentucky KY & Colored Soldiers Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393818296328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 27, 1862  * Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky * Colored soldiers Entire ftpg. is taken up with ads with the Civil War reports on pages 4, 5 & 8. Column heads there include: "The Battle of Mill Spring" "The Rebel Account of Their Defeat" "They Admit Large Losses". Also: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Aid of Colored Union Men" "The Pay of Army Officers" "The Burnside Expedition" "Rebel Reports Exploded" and more. There is also a rather curd column diagram headed: "The Defenses At Columbus". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2022 08:22

$29.00
195123

Best President LYNDON B. JOHNSON Inauguration 1965 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393815471525

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1965  * Lyndon B. Johnson inauguration The best title to be had for any presidential election or inauguration would be the famous Washington Post. The front page has a nice two line banner headline: "Johnson Takes Oath & Vows Drive For Great Society, World Without Hate" and a color photo of Chief Justice Earl Warren administering the oath of office to Lyndon Baines Johnson. Many related subheads as well. The complete first section with pages 1-20. Minor margin wear, good condition.

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Ends January 22, 2022 08:56

$74.00
195595

REICHSTAG Building BLOODBATH Berlin Germany Massacre Rioting 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373875097414

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 14, 1920 * Reichstag Bloodbath riot * Berlin, Germany massacre * Weimar National Assembly The front page has a very nice banner headline: "MANY DIE IN BERLIN RIOT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with 32 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends January 21, 2022 11:46

$39.99
195593

Rocketry Pioneer ROBERT H. GODDARD Early Rockets Moon Travel ? 1920 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393872329892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1920. * Robert H. Goddard * Rockets to the moon ? The front page has a one column heading: "Science to Try Shooting Moon With A Rocket" with subhead. (see) Complete with 28 pages, light toning and a little wear a the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 21, 2022 11:22

$47.99
195591

Great PROHIBITION No Beer & Liquor in America BEGINNING Headline 1920 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373875031633

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 13, 1920 * Prohibition beginning in America * U.S. Supreme Court decision * No beer - liquor The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "WETS LOSE NEW DECISION" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Nice to have from the city where prohibition would bring the rise of the gangster wars. Complete with 32 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends January 21, 2022 11:10

$79.99
195084

Great PHILADELPHIA Revolutionary War Era MAP & Battle of Trenton 1777 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833909293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1777 * The Battle of Trenton, New Jersey * Great Revolutionary War map of Philadelphia Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent, by N. Scull & G. Heap" which shows the street grid of Philadelphia plus the various towns, roads, streams & rivers in the greater Phila. vicinity. The map measures 12 by 14 1/2 inches and is in uncommonly great condition. More typically these maps are heavily worn & torn from constant folding & unfolding. The bottom half of the right margin is trimmed close so as to fold into the issue, however no inked areas are compromised. The map is called for on the title/index page of... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:35

$565.00
195083

JOHN C. CALHOUN Famous Senate Speech re. Annexation of Mexico 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833909152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 8, 1848 * John C. Calhoun speech * Annexation of Mexico ? When it comes to "famous utterances" of the 19th century, this issue has one. Most of page 2 is taken up with: "Speech of Mr. Calhoun, of South Carolina, In the Senate of the United States, January 4, 1848." This is a very notable speech by Calhoun, many website devoted to this.   Calhoun, senator from South Carolina and future spokesman for southern secession, delivered this speech to Congress on January 4, 1848.  At the time, U.S. and Mexican diplomats were in the midst of negotiating a peace treaty to determine how much of Mexico would be incorporated into the U.S. Calhoun argued for limiting territoria... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:35

$78.00
195044

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Address re. Retirement 1797 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393800428546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 14, 1797  * President George Washington * End of his illustrious career The ftpg. has: "Summary of the Points of the Debates in Congress on the Answer to the President's Address" referring to Washington's last state-of-the-union address. It begins: "On one side, it was openly declared that they did not regret the President was going to retire...". Page 2 has a report from "Virginia" concerning: "...a late meeting, chose a respectable committee to address the President of the United States on his determination to retire from office, to express their extreme regret..." and more. This is followed by the response of the President signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, very nice con... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:15

$91.00
194990

Great SPINDLETOP Gusher Beaumont TX Texas Oil Discovery 1901 Houston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393794406868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HOUSTON DAILY POST, Texas, Jan. 13, 1901  If ever there was a newspaper which heralded the birth of the oil industry in America, this is it. Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coinciding with the need for this new product. As noted by Wikipedia, the January 10 discovery at Spindletop marked the birth date of the modern petroleum industry. At 100,000 barrels of oil a day, the gusher tripled U.S. oil production overnight. Some of the companies chartered to exploit the wealth of Spindletop, such as Gulf Oil and Texaco,... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2022 15:17

$745.00
194984

Rare TOWN OF BOSTON & Harbor Pre Revolutionary War Foldout MAP 1775 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373828427760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1775 * Rare pre Revolutionary War map * Town of Boston & it's harbor Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map titled: "A Plan of the Town and Chart of the Harbour of Boston Exhibiting a View of the Islands, Castle Forts, and Entrances into the said Harbour." which measures 12  by 14 1/2 inches with wider margins than typically found. The map is in very nice condition with just a bit of typical ink off-setting from having been folded into itself for over 240 years. Extremely displayable & rarely found in such nice condition, if present at all. This issue also has a nice variety of pre-Revolutionary War content including a "Genuine Copy of ... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2022 15:11

$455.00
194909

Vietnam PARIS PEACE ACCORDS Signing & Edward G. Robinson Death 1973 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373822884093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEWS, Philadelphia, Jan. 27, 1973  * Ending the Vietnam War * Peace agreement signing * Edward G. Robinson death * Romanian-American actor The banner headline announces: "Peace Signed" with a subhead and related photo. Report is on page 3. Ultimately this treaty was for naught as it would be broken in 1975 and the overrunning of South Vietnam by troops from North Vietnam. Page 5 has a one column heading: "Robinson Dead, 79" with 4 related photos. (see) Complete with 36 pages, tabloid size, nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2022 13:51

$42.00
194901

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Movement 19th Amendment Close WOMAN TO VOTE ? 1918 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373822865099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 10, 1918 * The Women's Suffrage movement * 19th Amendment sought * President Woodrow Wilson The front page has a banner heading: "One Hard Fought Suffrage Goal Seems In Sight" 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. Rare as such. Complete with 12 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 10, 2022 13:38

$52.00
194896

RUTH SNYDER & H. Judd Sing Sing Prison ELECTRIC CHAIR Execution 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373822840523

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1928 * Murderers Ruth Snyder & Henry Judd  * Sing Sing Prison executions - electric chair  The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MRS. SNYDER AND GRAY DIE IN THE CHAIR, SHE CRYING, 'FATHER FORGIVE THEM', HE CALMLY REPEATING THE BEATITUDES" with subheads. Loads of text. First report coverage on Ruth Snyder being executed by electric chair for the murder of her husband. Her execution was made famous when a journalist secretly to a photo inside the execution chamber in which was shown on the front page of the New York Daily News. Complete with 48 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2022 13:30

$44.00
194893

KNICKERBOCKER STORM Theater DC Snow ROOF COLLAPSE Disaster 1922 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373822836405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1922  * Knickerbocker storm (blizzard)  * Washington D.C. theater collapse disaster  The front page has a nice banner headline: "107 DEAD IN COLLAPSE OF THEATRE; ALL ARE IDENTIFIED; SOME TAKEN FROM RUINS ALIVE, BRAVE AWAITING RESCUE; CONGRESS MAY START INQUIRY TODAY TO FIX THE BLAME" with many subheads and list of the dead. More on the following pages with 3 related photos. First report coverage on the Knickerbocker Theater disaster. Complete with 28 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends January 10, 2022 13:28

$44.00
194870

JERUSALEM Declared Capital of ISRAEL w/ Knesset Votes to Adopt 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373821150998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 24, 1950 * Jerusalem declared capital of Israel * Knesset votes 60-2 to adopt * Jews - Jewish - Judaica The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Jerusalem Named Capital of Israel" (see) First report on Jerusalem being declared the capital of Israel. Historic. Complete with 54 pages, rag edition in great condition. source: Jerusalem News: On Jan. 23, 1950, the Knesset votes 60-2 to adopt a Cabinet-drafted resolution declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Members of the left-wing Mapam and the right-wing Herut abstain. Herut fails in a bid to amend the resolution to explicitly declare all of Jerusalem as the capital, despite the occupation of the half the city by Transjorda... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2022 09:18

$125.00
194852

Rare VELASCO TX pre Freeport Brazoria County TEXAS Map 1892 Volume 1 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393777715348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VELASCO DAILY TIMES, Texas, Jan. 13, 1892  * Rare Southwestern title * Possibly the first time offered anywhere (see note) A rare title as it existed for less than six months. Velasco was a town in Texas that was later annexed by the city of Freeport. Founded in 1831, Velasco is situated on the east side of the Brazos River four miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The town's early history is closely tied with the Battle of Velasco and the Texas Revolution. Velasco was an important entry point for American settlers in Texas. In 1836 following the decisive Battle of San Jacinto, Velasco was named a temporary capital of the Republic of Texas by the interim President David G. Burnet. In 1837, the final actions of the Battle o... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2022 08:54

$47.00
194797

(2) BARRACK OBAMA Wins Presidential Election & Inauguration 2008-09 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373818422230

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: (2) NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 5, 2008 and Jan. 21, 2009  A great pair of issues reporting both the election and inauguration of the first African-American president to occupy the White House. The banner headline of the 5th is a simple: "OBAMA" beneath which is: "Racial Barrier Falls In Decisive Victory". The banner headline of the 21st announces: "OBAMA TAKES OATH, AND NATION IN CRISIS EMBRACES THE MOMENT". Both issues have related color photos on the front page. This 5th is complete in 5 sections, the 21st appears complete as well, the 2nd "Special Section" is devoted the President Barack Obama. Both in nice condition. A terrific pair on one of the more notable political events of the 21st century.

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Ends January 07, 2022 11:47

$69.00
194792

1986 SPACE SHUTTLE CHALLENGER Fuel Tank NASA Explosion w/ Photos Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373818408928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 29, 1986 * Space Shuttle Challenger disaster The front page announces one of the more tragic event in U.S. space history with: "THE SHUTTLE EXPLODES" "6 In Crew And High-School Teacher Are Killed 74 Seconds After Liftoff" with a subhead: "The Worst Disaster In U.S. Space History". The ftpg. also features two photos, and at the bottom are photos of the seven astronauts. Significant events are always desire in the New York Times. Present is the first section with pages 1-24. Good condition.

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Ends January 07, 2022 11:30

$58.00
194511

NELLIE BLY Female Wardens in WOMEN'S PRISONS Report 1888 The World NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718749924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 13, 1889   * Nellie Bly expose * Women in the workplace Nellie Bly is perhaps most famous for her trip around the world, which turned the fictional work by Jules Vernes' "Around the World in Eighty Days" into fact for the first time. But there were various other projects which consumed her journalistic career, perhaps most notably her undercover work in exposing the poor treatment of patients at the Blackwell Island asylum for the insane. This issue reports on page 14 her work at some big city Women prison and their female wardens. The article is headed: "WITH THE PRISON MATRONS" "They Tell Nellie Bly That Women Never Reform" and more. The lengthy article article is signed at its conclusion... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:57

$92.00
194505

BATTLE OF MILL SPRINGS Kentucky Gen. George H. Thomas 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718729770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 23, 1862  * Battle of Mill Springs - Kentucky * General George H. Thomas victory Among the page 5 column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOMERSET BATTLE" "Official Report of Gen. Thomas" "Twelve Cannon Capture" "Many Prisoners Taken" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:50

$27.00
194431

USC TROJANS Rose Bowl Win vs. Pittsburgh Panthers FOOTBALL 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373796236681

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1933 * Rose Bowl college football game * USC Trojans vs. Pittsburgh Panthers The sport's section (page 15) has a banner headline: "Southern California Wins Fourth Straight Rose Bowl Game by Record Margin" with subheads, stats, related photo and lineup. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals ... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2021 10:24

$42.00
194397

Rehmeyer's HEX HOLLOW MURDER Witchcraft John Blymire Voodooism 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373795157243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1929  * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder * York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 25 has an article headed: "Charm Book Throws Light On 'Witch' Trial" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:20

$45.00
194279

NELLIE BLY Elizabeth Jane Cochrane TRIP AROUND THE WORLD Returns 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373788244029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Jan. 22, 1890  * Nellie Bly's trip around the World * Welcome home The front page has a very fine article on the famed traveler and reporter Nellie Bly as she nears competition of her epic trip around the world. A few bits mention: "...a few minutes later Miss Bly was taken off on a tug while her fellow passengers on the same steamer gave her a parting cheer...boarded a special train which was in waiting for her...The train bearing Nellie Bly arrived at 2 pm. A large crowd assembled at the depot to see her..." and more, including some nice details of her experiences in Europe and Asia. Nice to have this report on the front page. Also on the ftpg. is a detailed account headed: "TRAIN ROBBE... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2021 11:20

$74.00
194140

BALLOONING FLIGHT Stratosphere Altitude Record Auguste Piccard 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373778828506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, August 18, 1932  * Ballooning flight into the stratosphere * Auguste Piccard & Max Cosyns * Altitude record broken (53,153 ft.) This 18 page newspaper has a seven column headline on the front page: "PICCARD SETS STRATOSPHERE RECORD" with subheads that include: "BIG BALLOON LANDS AT TIP OF LAKE IN ITALY" and more with related photos. This tells of a new altitude record in aviation made by the famous balloonist. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition. wikipedia notes: Auguste Antoine Piccard (January 28, 1884 – March 24, 1962) was a Swiss physicist, inventor and explorer. Piccard and his twin brother Jean Felix were born i... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2021 07:44

$38.00
138877

KATIE KING Spiritualism Spiritualists Ghosts Seance Medium 1875 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334410042

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, January, 1875  Inside has an 11 page article titled; "Touching Visitants From a Higher Life" which is an interesting & detailed article on the spirit "Katie King", who was said to have appeared several times in seances, creating a bit of a sensation at the time (see the hyperlink for much more). This Atlantic Monthly article is rather famous among collectors of spiritual/mystic related items. Complete in 128 pages, disbound from a volume without wrappers, nice condition.

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Ends December 03, 2021 07:26

$46.00
194092

PROHIBITION ADOPTED No Beer Liquor HOUSE Senate Vote Approves 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393666372041

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 20 1917 * America prohibition adopted * House approves with vote The top of the front page has a one column heading: "STATES PREPARE FOR INDORSEMENT OF PROHIBITION" with subhead. (see) Coverage on prohibition being adopted United States law. It would come in effect in January of 1919. Nice to have in this title which probably had pro-prohibition leanings. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2021 12:08

$47.00
193974

King KAMEHAMEHA V Kingdom of Hawaiian Islands Monarch DEATH 1855 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393652030978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, Jan. 16, 1873 * Death of Kamehameha V * King of Hawaii - Sandwich Islands The top of the front page has a nice article: "The Death of Kamehameha V "Appearance of the Body While Lying in State--Ceremonies on the Occasion". He reigned at the fifth monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii & was described at the last great traditional chief. The article takes over half a column. Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:43

$48.00
193962

Rare SAN DIEGO Old West Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393651149335

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Jan. 19, 1871  * Rare & early from Southern California Front page items include: "The Pacific Paradise" which extols the great climate of San Diego over that of Nice, France. "How to Fight the Apaches" "The Transcontinental Railroad" and more. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends November 26, 2021 14:28

$57.00
193902

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393641716404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 28, 1861  * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. The front page has a: "Proclamation - To the People of the Confederates States" for a day of thanksgiving & prayer, signed in type: Jefferson ... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:33

$84.00
193857

1857 BIRTH OF ORGANIZED BASEBALL !! First Convention of Clubs NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761980164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 23, 1857  * Birth of organized baseball * First convention of clubs The back page has a report which could be considered the birth of organized baseball. And printed the day after the event happened! The second column has an article headed: "Our National Sports" with subheads: "The Game of Base Ball--Convention of the Various Clubs Of the City and Vicinity--The Laws to Be Codified--Central Park Commissioners & the Base Ball Clubs". Over half of the column is taken up with the report of the historic January 22, 1857 convention of baseball teams. Its significance is noted by none other than John Thorn, the official Historian for Major League Baseball. The article begins: "A convention ... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2021 14:00

$1,375.00
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