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189127

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Post Election & Pre Inauguration 1861 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393226826868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861  * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the Border State Compromise, nor to any other..." with more (see). Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case" . Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2021 14:42

$41.00
189017

EDMUND RANDOLPH 2nd U.S. Secretary of State FRANCE SCANDAL 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393221397541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 9 1796  The front page has several crucial letters on the scandal involving Sec. of State Edmund Randolph which would result in his resignation. Randolph had been tasked with keeping friendly relations with France. The British Navy had intercepted correspondence from the French minister, Joseph Fauchet, to his superiors and turned it over to Washington. Washington was dismayed that the letters reflected contempt for the United States and that Randolph was primarily responsible. The letters implied that Randolph had exposed the inner debates in the cabinet to the French and told them that the administration was hostile to France. Washington immediately overruled Randolph's negative advic... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2021 13:43

$97.00
189016

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed in Script Type 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373513311432

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 16, 1796  * President George Washington letters signed in script Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also on pg. 2 is a letter from the French to Washington, with his reply also signed in script type: Go. Washington. This title was one of very few which used script type for the President, which is more decorative. Also a front page letter signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2021 13:42

$88.00
188975

GEORGE V King of the United Kingdon & Emperor of India DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393218748589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES HERALD EXPRESS--EXTRA, Jan. 20, 1936  * Death of George V * King of the United Kingdom The banner headlines announces: "KING GEORGE IS DEAD" with a photo of the deceased King George V. The subhead: "70 Year-Old Monarch Of Britain Succumbs After Short Illness". Only 8 pages of the first of two sections, a little wear, nice for display as such.

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Ends April 24, 2021 14:25

$35.00
188974

SERGE RUBINSTEIN Draft Evasion Culprit & Playboy MURDERED 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373512155180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Jan. 27, 1955 * Murder of Serge Rubinstein * Convicted draft-evader - evasion * Playboy - stock manipulator The front page has a banner headline: "DRAFT DODGER SLAIN" with caption: "Serge Rubinstein Saga Ends" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Complete with 64 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, library stamp slightly affects the headline, generally nice.

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Ends April 24, 2021 14:25

$48.00
188892

EDWARD VIII Becomes King of the United Kingdom England REIGNS 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373510219011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 22, 1936 * Edward VIII ascends the throne * King of the United Kingdom * King George V death The front page has a banner headline: "GEORGE V FUNERAL TUESDAY" with subheads that include: "New King Takes Oath; Subjects Pledge Fealty" and more. (see) Coverage continues on pages 2 & 3 with a few related photos. A full page pictorial is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 int... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2021 07:24

$42.00
188885

Rare CORONADO San Diego County California1888 Newspaper w/ Hotel del Coronado


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373510209764

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CORONADO EVENING MERCURY, California, Jan. 30, 1888  * Rare publication * Hotel del Coronado ad Very uncommon newspaper from this city in San Diego Bay. Considered an island, but technically a peninsula connected to the mainland by the "Silver Strand". This was the year the world-famous Hotel Del Coronado opened, with a front page advertisement for it (small hole here, deters one word). It opened as the largest resort hotel in the world. It remains very famous today. Four pages, several very small mends at the margins, good condition.

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Ends April 23, 2021 07:20

$47.00
188880

CONFEDERATE Very Rare MEMPHIS TN at Montgomery Alabama Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373510201846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Montgomery, Alabama, Jan. 1, 1865  * Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper * Memphis newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama * A wealth of Civil War related reporting If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mis... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2021 07:17

$147.00
188853

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal INSANITY PLEA 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373508858387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1935 * Albert Fish insanity plea * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The back page has a one column heading: "Albert Fish Loses Plea" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2021 08:32

$40.00
188792

P.T. Phineas T. Barnum Circus Fame as a Publisher 1853 Illustrations Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393200217796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, Jan. 29, 1853 * Published by P. T. Barnum The ftpg. features a print of the U.S. Steam Frigate 'Fulton' entering Havana harbor. The back page has a fascinating article and print captioned: "The Misses Fox--The Original Rappers..." with the article headed: "The Rappers" (rap music?). A curious item. Other prints within include "Cock Fighting in Havana"  "Little Crow Village, On the Mississippi" a "View of the Hudson River, Near Newburgh" and more. Near the back it notes this is: "Barnum & Beach's New Paper" and listing: "P. T. Barnum, Special Partner..." with more. Sixteen pages, various foxing, good condition.

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Ends April 17, 2021 15:09

$33.00
188723

ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR Japanese Bombing of Hawaii Warning ? 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393194074444

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 3, 1943 * Bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii warning * Joseph Grew warned the State Department The front page has a two column heading: "Japan's Plans Long Known, '31-'41 State Papers Reveal" Lengthy text continues on page 36. This was when this report was first made public to the American citizens. Complete 1st section only with all 46 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: On January 27, 1941, Grew secretly cabled the State Department with rumors passed on by Peru's Minister to Japan, that "Japan military forces planned a surprise mass attack at Pearl Harbor in case of 'trouble' with the United States." Grew's own published account of 1944 said, "There is a lot of talk arou... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2021 15:04

$40.00
188687

RICHARD E. BYRD Second Antarctic Expedition Arrive Little America 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393186397534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1934 * Real Admiral Richard E. Byrd * Second Antarctic Expedition * Little America base arrival The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Byrd Arrives at Little America; Amazed by Vast Upheaval of Ice" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 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 were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2021 14:43

$38.00
188646

Very Rare NAPOLEON BONAPARTE French Occupation of Holland 1811 Dutch Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373493200270

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, January 5, 1811 (No. 5)  * Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language. In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empire, hence this newspaper being in two languages. This issue was published during his occupation.  All of page 3 and half of page 4 are a document signed in type by: Napoleon concerning the annexing of Holland In all my years of collecting rare newspapers I have only encountered five such issues, one of which resides in our private collecti... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:27

$665.00
188641

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393183337348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1929  * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder * York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 3 has an article headed: "PRISONER TOLD HIM 'I GOT THE WITCH'" "Third Witness at York (Pa.) Trial Makes Charge Against One Defendant" "Halts 'Witchcraft' Case" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 11, 2021 15:25

$52.00
188589

MAHATMA GANDHI Last Fast for Communal Peace in India ENDS 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373491712713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1948 * Mahatma Gandhi last fast ends The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Gandhi Sees Harmony Won" with subhead: "Fast Held to Achieve Aim...." (See) First report coverage on Mahatma Gandhi ending his "Third Hindu-Muslim unity fast: restoration of communal peace" which was also his very last prior to his assassination less than two weeks later. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2021 16:12

$48.00
188564

MIAMI DOPLPHINS Perfect Record WINS Super Bowl NFL Football 1973 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373490472651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HAYS DAILY NEWS, Kansas, January 15, 1973 * Miami Dolphins complete perfect season * Super Bowl VII vs. Washington Redskins * NFL National Football League The top of page 6 has a five column headline: "Dolphins Coast To Victory" with caption: "Super Champs 17-0" and more. First report coverage on the Miami Dolphins becoming the 1st and only team in NFL history to end the season ( including Super Bowl) without a loss. Complete with 10 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The 1972 Miami Dolphins won fourteen regular season games and three postseason games, including Super Bowl VII, to finish the season 17–0–0. They extended their winning streak the following season to 18 s... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2021 15:58

$57.00
188474

VIETNAM WAR Cease-Fire Accord Richard Nixon U.S. Involvement ENDS 1973 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172997258

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TAMPA TRIBUNE, January 24, 1973 * Vietnam War cease-fire accord * United States involvement ends * FRONT LEAF ONLY The front page has a nice banner headline: "Peace In Viet" with subheads and related photo. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), a little wear along the bottom margin, nice for display as such.

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Ends April 04, 2021 15:20

$35.00
188450

JAPS CAPTURE MANILA Japanese Occupation of the Philippines 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172248523

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, EXTRA, January 2, 1942 * Japanese occupation of the Philippines * Nice headline for display * FRONT LEAF ONLY ** The front page has a very nice banner headline in large, bold lettering: "MANILA FALLS!" with subheads. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), great for display as such.

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:39

$44.00
188351

EUGENE BURTON ELY 1st Airplane Shipboard Landing Aircraft Carrier 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165065268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 18, 1911 * Aviator pioneer Eugene Burton Ely * 1st shipboard airplane landing (historic) * USS Pennsylvania cruiser * Predecessor to the modern day aircraft carrier * Early, same day first report The front page has a two column heading: "Flies to Cruiser, Lands Safely and Then Leaves" with subhead: "Eugene Ely Makes Unprecedented Exhibition on San Francisco Bay With Aeroplane". (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 10 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: On January... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:46

$68.00
188313

Aviator J.A.D. McCURDY Aviation Pioneer Airplane Florida to Cuba 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393158872098

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 30, 1911 * John Alexander Douglas McCurdy * Canadian aviator - aviation pioneer * Airplane flight from Florida to Cuba The front page has a five column pictorial with headline: "J. A. D. M'CURDY FLIES 100 MILES AND DROPS INTO OCEAN" 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 12 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: John Alexander Douglas McCurdy was a Canadian aviation pioneer and the 20th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia from 1947 to 1952. He was the first ... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2021 11:17

$44.00
188231

SOUTHERN REBELLION Crumbles & WT Sherman Rules Savannah 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473606723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 13, 1865  * Confederates falling apart * Rebels turning against the rebellion * Deserters become more visible Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "The Crusade Against Jeff. Davis" "His Military Qualifications Ridiculed" "SHERMAN" "Sherman's Rule in Savannah" "GRANT" and much more. Eight pages, binding slits at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:02

$32.00
188067

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393135675194

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 22, 1861  * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Among the front page items are: "First Engagement In Kentucky" which includes: "An engagement took place on the 19th in Easter Kentucky between 800 Confederates and 1800 Federals, in which the Federals were completely routed." with a bit more. Also: "Norther Reports from Western Virginia" "Later From Richmond" "Gen. Buckner's Address to the People of Kentucky" & "Gen. Floyd's Engagement with Rosencranz". More war items on pages 2 & 3 along with many ads, and the bkpg. is filled with ads included one headed: "Sale of Negroes" with details. Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral F... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 16:22

$105.00
188008

Democrat PRESTON BROOKS Pro-Slavery Advocate Death FUNERAL 1857 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134720849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 30, 1857  * Death of Preston Brooks - funeral * South Carolina Congressman Page 3 begins with nearly half a column article: "Funeral of the Hon. Preston S. Brooks" who died 3 days previous. Brooks is most remembered for his May 22, 1856, attack upon abolitionist and Republican Senator Charles Sumner, whom he beat nearly to death. Brooks beat Sumner with a cane on the floor of the U.S. Senate in retaliation for an anti-slavery speech in which Sumner verbally attacked Brooks's second cousin. Four pages, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:34

$29.00
188007

TAOS REVOLT New Mexico Populist Insurrection Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134719809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.,  March 18, 1847  * Taos Revolt - New Mexico * Mexican-American War Page 3 has over half a column headed: "Important From New Mexico"  which has a subhead: "Insurrection at Taos". This was the Taos Revolt, an insurrection in January 1847 by Hispano and Puebloan allies against the United States’ occupation of present-day northern New Mexico during the Mexican–American War. Also some reports on the Mexican War: "Late & Interesting From Mexico". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:34

$48.00
187962

Best ALONZO HORTON Modern Day San Diego California Founder DEATH 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458232233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 7, 1909 * Death of Alonzo E. Horton * Modern day San Diego founder * Best title to be had ? - very rare The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "DEATH TODAY OF ALONZO E. HORTON" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 8 with photo of Horton. 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, 2 small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:42

$150.00
187920

Betty BLANCE SCOTT 1st Woman Aviator Transcontinental AUTOMOBILE 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458004316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, August 5, 1910 * Blanche "Betty" Stuart Scott * Automobile journey across U.S. The top of page 8 has a two column headline: "FAMOUS WOMAN AUTOIST ARRIVES IN SAN DIEGO IN HER OVERLAND CAR TODAY" 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 10 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Blanche Stuart Scott (April 8, 1884 – January 12, 1970), also known as Betty Scott, was possibly the first American woman aviator. In 1910 Scott became the second woman, after A... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:46

$40.00
187814

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Proclamation re. U.S. Mint Coins Cent 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393126079217

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Jan. 30, 1796  * President George Washington * Coinage - coins - U.S. mint Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" concerning the: "...act establishing a mint & regulating the coins of the United States.." which relates to the reduction of the size of the copper coin due to the increased cost of copper. It is signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. A significant numismatic item. Four pages, binding holes & foxing near the spine affects a few words in the Proclamation, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:26

$49.00
187711

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1880 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373449150974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1880  * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The entire ftpg. is a Thomas Nast print captioned: "A Merry Christmas" showing Santa Claus dancing with Mother Goose. The doublepage centerfold is a very nice Thomas Nast Christmas print captioned: "Another Stocking to Fill" showing Santa Claus leaning over a sleeping baby. A full page shows: "Bringing Home Christmas Presents". Other prints include: "Edison's Electric Light--The Generator" "Edison's Home, Menlo Park, New Jersey" "A Guano Bed--Off the Coast of Peru" and: "General Grant's Reception in Philadelphia--The Procession Passing Independence Hall". Sixteen pages, foxing to the front page with some margin tears (not int... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2021 15:25

$184.00
187651

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA Race Riots w/ Charlayne Hunter-Gault PHOTOS 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393119605508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1961  * Charlayne Hunter-Gault & Hamilton Holmes * University of Georgia 1st African-American students The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GEORGIA STUDENTS RIOT ON CAMPUS; TWO NEGROES OUT" with subhead and photo of Hunter-Gault leaving campus. Coverage continues on page 20 with another photo of Hunter-Gault sitting in a classroom. Complete with all 60 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Hunter-Gault was born to US Army Chaplain Charles S.H. Hunter Jr., and Althea Ruth Brown in Due West, South Carolina. She spent most of her childhood in Covington, Georgia, and attended Henry McNeal Turner High School in Atlanta. In 1961 Hunter-Gault... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:26

$68.00
187537

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373443794184

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 February 28, 2021 09:15

$84.00
187386

Rare GERMANS Germany OCCUPATION Island of Guernsey 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393110003969

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of Sir Winston Churchill's famous quote:  "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it". Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Jan. 17, 1942  * Rare German occupation title * World War II - WWII Among the front page reports are: "Churchill Ought To Be Ashamed Of Facing The People" "British Lose 7 Ships In Minefields" "Russians Lose Many Men and Guns In Fierce Fighting" "Americans Anxious About Fleet Weakness" and more. Four pages, nice condition. This newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel and was occupied by the Germans during most of WWII, from July 1, 1940 through May... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:10

$27.00
187322

Rare 19th Century QUEBEC Ontario Province CANADA 1874 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105158458

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MORNING CHRONICLE, Quebec, Canada, Jan. 17, 1874  We seldom acquire 19th century Quebec newspapers. A typical issue of the day, various news items and a wealth of advertising. Four pages, large folio size, some perforated wear at the central fold.  Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:07

$38.00
187306

HERMANN OBERTH Rockets Rocketry Predict Future SPACE TRAVEL? Moon 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436511423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1931  * Hermann Oberth  * Early rockets - rocketry  * The Moon & beyond ? The top of page 3 has one column headings: "HOPE TO GAIN PLANET 15 YEARS FROM NOW" "Oberth, Rocket Expert, Predicts a Flight to the Moon, Mars or Jupiter" (see) His prediction would happen but more than 15 years later. Complete with 44 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 08:51

$57.00
187254

AIR FORIDA FLIGHT 90 Boeing 737 Airplane Potomac River DISASTER 1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434258351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 14, 1982 * Air Florida Flight 90 disaster * 14th Street Bridge - Potomac River * Boeing 737-222 airplane crash The front page has a banner headline: "Jet Slams Into Bridge; 77 Die" with subheads, related photo ad map. First report coverage continues inside with more photos. Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:04

$48.00
187139

BONNIE Parker & CLYDE Barrow Southern Outlaws EASTHAM Prison Break1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096448091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, January 16, 1934 * Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow * Southwest desperadoes * Rare report of the 'Eastham Breakout' The front page has a one column heading: "Outlaw Shoots Guards, Frees Five Convicts," with subhead: "Clyde Barrow, Noted Bandit, Releases Pal at Texas Prison Farm." The article mentions Bonnie Parker as being an accomplice. The coverage continues on page 2. Complete in 10 pages, even toning, binding holes down the left spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:30

$77.00
187128

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR America Newspaper w/ Gen. Greene in the Southern Colonies


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428468022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 13, 1781    * Rare Revolutionary War title * General Nathanael Greene * Events in the South Most of the front page is taken up with reports concerning the: "Account of the Examination& Commitment of John Trumbull, for High Treason", some of the "rebel governor" of Connecticut who was accused of being a spy and who spent 7 months in a London prison. Page 2 has a great wealth of content on the Revolutionary War with: "Intelligence From the Southward" with much on the work of General Greene around the events of the Battle of Cowpens and the defeat of Col. Tarleton. Included also is a fine letter signed by: Henry Lee, beginning: "I have the honor to advise y... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:25

$440.00
187044

MARSHAL JOSEPH JOFFRE World War I French General v. Germans DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093804597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Neb., January 3, 1931 * Marshal Joseph Joffre death * World War I French general The front page has a four column headline: "'PAPA' JOFFRE IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Complete with 12 pages, light toning minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends February 12, 2021 15:19

$42.00
186926

JEFFERSON CITY Becomes Missouri Capital & Rev. War Veterans $$$ 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085330642

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1822  * Jefferson City, Missouri becomes capital * American Revolutionary War veterans Inside has a report headed: "Mexico" which begins: "The direct news from Mexico...is that the whole kingdom has declared independence & sworn to maintain it...A provisional government is in operation & in the latter part of the month of December delegates to a general convention were appointed in all provinces to meet in Mexico to form a constitution..." with more. The front page has an article headed: "Thomas Jefferson" carrying over to page 2 where is a letter signed by him: Th. Jefferson, datelined from Monticello, Jan. 26, 1822. Includes a: "Law of the United States" is: "An act to... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:18

$36.00
186767

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074792722

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

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Ends January 29, 2021 11:26

$54.00
186740

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074578694

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

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:18

$670.00
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
186583

United STEEL WORKERS Strike Begins & Charles De Gaulle Resigns 1946 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400646055

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1946 * Strike wave of 1945-1946 * Steel workers begin pickets * Charles De Gaulle resigns * French Republic - France The front page has a five column headline: "STEEL INDUSTRY IS CLOSED DOWN AS NATION-WIDE STRIKE STARTS; GOVERNMENT MAY SEIZE PLANTS" with subheads. Lengthy text continues inside. The front page also has a two column headline: "CRISIS ARISES AS DE GAULLE RESIGNS POST" with subheads that include: "President Through With Politics, Aide Says..." and more with photo of De Gaulle. First report coverage of Charles De Gaulle resigning as President of the Provisional Government of the French Republic. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous pu... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:03

$52.00
186553

SNOW WHITE Walt Disney Opening Day REVIEW w/ Dopey Illustration 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393058506438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1938  * Snow White and the seven dwarfs * Walt Disney animated cartoon movie * Opening day movie review Page 21 contains a very nice, detailed, and lengthy review of the new animated feature-length movie "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", the very first by Walt Disney. The very favorable review begins: "Sheer fantasy, delightful, gay and altogether captivating, touched the screen yesterday when Walt Disney's long-awaited feature-length cartoon of the Grimm fairy tale, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" had its local premiere at the Radio City Music Hall. Let your fears be quieted at once: Mr. Disney and his amazing technical crew have outdone themselves..." with more (photos show portions). In... See More  

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Ends January 16, 2021 14:52

$145.00
186546

JIM CROWLEY Becomes Fordham University Rams Head Football Coach 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373394261168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 4, 1933 * Jim Crowley - "Four Horsemen" backfield fame * University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish * Becomes Fordham Rams head football coach The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "CROWLEY QUITS MICHIGAN STATE FOR FORDHAM" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends January 16, 2021 14:48

$48.00
186520

Colonel AARON BURR CONSPIRACY Treasonous Cabal 1807 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393058058254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 1807  * Colonel Aaron Burr The ftpg. has a notable Proclamation signed by William Claiborne, gov. of the Louisiana Territory, concerning the Burr Conspiracy. It begins: "Whereas I have received information that certain persons are combining & confederating in a traitorous project to subvert the authority of the government of the United States over a portion of the territories thereof...". Page 3 has even better & lengthier content on the Burr Conspiracy, including a letter to Congress from the President noting information received from Gen. Wilkinson, signed: Th. Jefferson. Then a letter signed by: A. Burr, then very lengthy & informative letter signed by: James Wilkin... See More  

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Ends January 16, 2021 07:16

$55.00
186490

MICHAEL JORDAN Chicago Bulls Basketball #23 Official RETIREMENT 1999 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373391309257

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 14, 1999 * Michael Jordan's official retirement * Chicago Bulls - NBA basketball The front page has a three column photo of Jordan during his press conference with quote. (see) Also a two column heading: "Michael Jordan Makes It Official: He's Gone" with subhead. The front page of the sport''s section has a larger photo of Jordan with headline: "'A Perfect Time...'" with subheads. More inside this section. This was Jordan's retirement from the Chicago Bulls. He would come back for a short stint with the Washington Wizards as a player and part owner. Complete 1st and sport's section only with a total of 36pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2021 15:10

$68.00
186480

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer - Child Rapist & Cannibal EXECUTION 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393055924008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, January 17, 1936 * Albert Fish executed by electric chair * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 4 has a lone column heading: "FISH GOES LAST MILE TO CHAIR" with subhead. (see) Complete with 22 pages, light toning at the margins, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 14, 2021 15:03

$58.00
186443

Very Rare BROADSIDE EDITION Hartford CT Revolutionary War Era 1782 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393052196896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Jan. 8, 1782  * Very rare Broadside edition from the Revolutionary War Apparently a quite unusual broadside edition as the issue is single sheet with the back page blank. If page 2 had text I would suspect that the back leaf was missing, but the ftpg. text concludes on the front page and the reverse is entirely blank. The ftpg. has an item including: "...from Paris...that the King has signified to his Excellency Benjamin Franklin...that his id determined to enter into no treaty for a general pacification with Great Britain without the consent & approbation of  his  faithful allies the United States of America, and firmly establishing their independence." Also: "... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:16

$670.00
186440

JOHN JAY'S TREATY Governor of New York State Letters 1796 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393052195863

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Jan. 16, 1796  * John Jay's Treaty - letters Page 3 has several letters concerning John Jay including two signed in type by him as governor of the state of New York. Much other news of the day. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:15

$41.00
186432

Bank Robber Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Capture in Tucson AZ Arizona 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373387005406

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 28, 1934  * John Dillinger capture * Harry Pierpont & Charles Makley The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "WIRES TO DILLINGER SPUR $150,000 HUNT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the recent capture of John Dillinger at Tucson, Arizona. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:12

$48.00
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