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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
186408

CALVIN COOLIDGE Last U.S. President Prior to Obama VISITS CUBA in 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373385651666

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1928 * Calvin Coolidge visits Cuba * Last U.S. President prior to Obama * Pan-American Conference The top of the front page has a three column headline: "COOLIDGE WINS CHEERS OF STATESMEN BY DECLARATION FOR SELF GOVERNMENT AS HE OPENS PAN-AMERICAN CONFERENCE" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy coverage continues on the following pages with complete text of Coolidge's speech. Other news of the day. Complete in 60 pages, rag edition, small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2021 07:58

$48.00
186301

THE HYDROGEN BOMB Revealed by Harry S. Truman State of the Union 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393043565720

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 8, 1953 * Hydrogen bomb revealed * President Harry truman * State of the Union Address * Russia - Cold war The front page has a four column heading: "Atomic-War Is Insane, President Tells Stalin" with subheads. (see) Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 04, 2021 14:19

$38.00
186242

GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE Hudson River Suspension NAMED 1931 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373375878045

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1931 * George Washington Bridge named (1st report) * Hudson River double-decked suspension bridge The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Washington Memorial Bridge Is Name of New Hudson Span" (see) First report coverage on the famous suspension bridge being named after our first president. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Also at the top of the page is a two column heading: "Mawson Discovers New Land in Antarctic; Aides Fly Off Ship as Ice Blocks Passage" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice conditi... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2021 13:42

$40.00
186199

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Civil War w/ "Free States" Humor ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393039030102

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 16, 1865  * Making fun of Missouri and Maryland as "free states" * Rare Confederate publication from the rebel capital The front page begins with an interesting editorial which has near the beginning: "A body termed a 'State Convention' in Missouri did on last Wednesday...pass an ordinance of Emancipation, declaring all slaves free from that moment; and the Northern papers inform us that thereupon 'Free Maryland extends her congratulations on 'the occasion of Free Missouri'. It may be considered a rather poor joke that the two quondam states, now military governments, which are precisely the two that have most completely lost every vestige of republican government are ruled as sat... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2021 15:04

$114.00
186177

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372629275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 22, 1853  * Published by P. T. Barnum Among the prints are: "Captain Ericsson Explaining His Invention to the Editors of New York" "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ball of the New York Fire Department..." "The Seals of Jerusalem" a nice town view of: "Concord, New Hampshire with 5 smaller prints including "The Residence of General Pierce" Sixteen pages, various foxing, archival repair inside, generally good. Phineas T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" which would become immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues, less than ... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:29

$30.00
186165

WILLIAM SUFF Riverside Prostitute & Lake Elsinore Killer ARREST 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372626430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 15, 1992 * William Lester Suff indictment * Riverside Prostitute serial killer * Lake Elsinore - California Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Suspect in Serial Murders Charged With 2 Killings" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues inside with photo of Suff. Nice to have in this Los Angeles publication. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:25

$52.00
186096

Persian GULF WAR Operation Desert Storm BEGINS Kuwait Liberation 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373368372696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: QUAD-CITY TIMES, Davenport, Iowa, January 17, 1991  * Operation Desert Storm * Gulf War begins * Persian Gulf The front page has a dramatic headline in bold lettering: "WAR!" with: "'So far, so good'" with related illustration. (see) More on the following pages. Complete 1st section only with all 12 pages, great condition.

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:31

$28.00
186087

NAT GOODWIN American Stage Actor Vaudevillian Comedian DEATH 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373368365898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Jan. 31, 1919  The front page has a report headed: "NAT GOODWIN THE FAMOUS COMEDIAN DEAD - Given Chloroform Linament Accidentally by an Attendant and Failed to Stand the Shock". This tells of the tragic death of famed actor and comedian, Nathaniel Goodwin. See images for details. Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day are found throughout. Eight pages, loose at the spine, various margin tears with some margin flaking, quite fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:27

$55.00
186049

NATICK Middlesex County Massachusetts Downtown FIRE Disaster 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393031312381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 14, 1874 * Downtown Natick, Massachusetts fire disaster Near the bottom of page 7 has are one column headings: "The Business Center Of Natick Destroyed" "Two and One-Half Acres Burned Over..." (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:51

$33.00
186046

Los Angeles ST. LOUIS RAMS win Super Bowl Football Champions 2000 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393031309730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 31, 2000 * St. Louis (Los Angeles) Rams * Super Bowl XXXIV champions * NFL - National Football League The top of the front page has a four column photo showing Isaac Bruce running for the winning touchdown. (see) The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "The Great Escape; Rams Stop Titans a Yard Short to Bring Title Home--to St. Louis" with a few related photos. Much more on the following pages. Nice to have in this L.A. publication, the home of the Rams today. Complete with all sections (80+ pages), great condition.

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:49

$48.00
185945

Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Hauptmann LADDER Evidence 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393028641501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1935.   * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann & the ladder traced to him ? * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "EXPERT TRACES TOOL MARKS ON LADDER TO HAUPTMANN, PART OF WOOD TO HIS ATTIC" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:48

$42.00
185918

1863 MURFREESBORO TN Tennessee Civil War MAP Nolensville TN & Van Buren Arkansas


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393023325303

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 1, 1863  * 1st Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee * Nolensville TN & Van Buren, Arkansas The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Situation In Kentucky And Tennessee". Also many nice column heads on the war including: "The Advance of Rosecran's Army" "The Preparations For A Great Battle" "Sharp Fight Near Nolinsville" "Gallant Charge By the 101st Ohio" "Demoralization of the Rebel Army" and much more. More war coverage inside. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends December 19, 2020 11:27

$48.00
185884

Sheriff ROY F. "DOC" HOLLEY Ross Township Indiana Farm Gunfight 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020910419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass. January 17, 1933 * Ross Township, Lakeland County, Indiana * Sheriff Roy F. "Doc" Holley killed The front page has a one column heading: "Bullets End Farmer's Battle With Police" with subhead. (see) Complete with 12 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:07

$38.00
185840

ADOLPH HITLER Becomes German Chancellor JEWISH HOLOCAUST Prelude 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020539607

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, January 31, 1933 * Adolph Hitler becomes chancellor * Nazi Germany begins climb to total power * First event that led to the eventual Jewish Holocaust The front page has a one column heading: "BERLIN THRONGS CHEER HITLER AS CHANCELLOR" with subhead. Much more on page 4. A few related photos are on the back page. Coverage on Adolph Hitler becoming the new chancellor of Germany. This was a giant stepping stone to his eventual dictatorship and th... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2020 08:28

$72.00
185799

INDIA BECOMES A REPUBLIC Independent from Britain Jawaharlal Nehru1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337283812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., January 24, 1950 * India becomes a republic * Independence from Britain The front page has a one column heading: "First President Being Elected By India Today" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on India becoming a independent republic from Britain with Jawaharlal Nehru becoming the first prime minister. Complete with 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:03

$46.00
185798

ALGER HISS Soviet Spy Espionage SENTENCED to Prison for Perjury 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337283151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., January 25, 1950 * Alger Hiss sentenced * Convicted Soviet spy The top of front page has a four column headline: "Alger Hiss Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison" with subheads. (see) Complete with 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:03

$40.00
185781

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS Joe Montana Super Bowl NFL Football Champions 1985 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373336996010

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, Jan. 21, 1985 * San Francisco 49ers win * Joe Montana vs. Dan Marino * Super Bowl XIX - NFL Football * vs. Miami Dolphins at Stanford The front page has a heading: "S.F. sizzles" with subhead: "Shula agrees: Montana great" and photo of Joe Montana in action. (see) The front page of the sport's section also has a headline: "It's a 49ers' gold rush, 38-16" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Much more inside this section.  Complete with all sections (40 pages), great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:01

$44.00
185780

NEW YORK GIANTS Phil Simms NYG Super Bowl NFL Football Champions 1987 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373336995532

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, Jan. 21, 1987 * New York Giants win - champions * Phil Simms vs. John Elway * Super Bowl XXI - NFL Football * vs. Denver Broncos at the Rose Bowl The front page has a headline: "Giants: Bronc-busters" with photo of Phil Simms in action. (see) The front page of the sport's section also has a headline: "Giants win biggest one" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Much more inside this section.  Complete with all sections (48 pages), great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:00

$44.00
185743

Best JOHNNY CARSON Talk Show Host & Comedian DEATH 2005 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373333073424

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 24, 2005 * Johnny Carson death (1st report) * American talk show host & comedian * Best title to be had ? The front page has a four column heading: "Comedian Defined Late-Night TV" with some photos. The article carries over to pages 14 & 15 where there are more photos of him. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry & from the city where he lived and died. Complete with all sections (70+ pages), great condition.

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:57

$82.00
185737

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373333070859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, January 31, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The front page is filled with ads including one for the sale of "Common Sense" with descriptive text. Page 2 has the text of the King's speech to Parliament in which he expresses his decision to keep the number of forces in America at their current levels. Text includes: "...I can have...support of my parliament in this co... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:52

$325.00
185662

ALBERT EINSTEIN'S Unified Field Theory Gravitation Electromagnetic1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393009509928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 31, 1929. * Albert Einstein's Unified field theory * Gravitation & electromagnetism * Elinor Smith - Woman aviator * New endurance airplane flight record The front page has a one column heading: "Girl Pilot, 17, in Open Plane, Breaks Record" with photo of Elinor Smith on the back page. (see) The top of page 4 has a three column heading: "Einstein's New Theory May Open Way for Man to Float in Air and Defy Gravity" with smaller subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends December 09, 2020 15:06

$67.00
185450

CHICAGO BEARS FOOTBALL Wins NFL Super Bowl XX vs. Patriots Photos 1986 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373312967084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, January 27, 1986 * Chicago Bears - NFL football * Wins Super Bowl XX vs. Patriots * Jim McMahon - Mike Ditka * Walter Payton - Richard Dent * Mike Singletary - William Perry The front page has a four column headline: "Bears maul Pats" with subheads and related photo. (see) The front page of the sport's section has a five column headline: "Bears shuffle Patriots 46-10" with subheads and 2 related photos. More on the following pages with a full page pictorial. Complete with all sections (50 pages), very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2020 09:43

$44.00
185369

PHAR LAP Racehorse Racing Arrives in America for Agua Caliente 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392994753951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1932 * Phar Lap arrives in America * Thoroughbred horse racing The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "PHAR LAP ARRIVES FOR $50,000 RACE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2020 14:27

$47.00
185359

USS PUEBLO Incident Navy Ship Captured by No. Korean Forces 1968 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373302944972

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 24, 1968  * USS Pueblo incident (1st report)  * No. Korea  The front page features reporting of the Pueblo Incident with a nice banner headline: "KOREA REDS SEIZE U.S. NAVY SHIP" with subhead, two related photos and map. Nice for display. Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, very minor wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2020 14:17

$72.00
185326

DR. ALLYN KING FOSTER JR. Mysterious Death Nikola Tesla Connection1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392993651115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1942  * Dr. Allyn King Foster Jr. * Mysterious death * Nikola Tesla connection ? Page 19 carries the heading is "Triple Inquiry on in Doctor's Death" with subheads: "Dr. A. K. Foster Jr., Bellevue Patient, Had Fracture of Larynx, Autopsy Shows" "Evidence of Asphyxiation" "He Had Been in Violent Ward Since he Was Found Dazed in Street a Week Ago".  Dr. Allyn King Foster was an assistant to Nikola Tesla. Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:15

$62.00
185325

SECOND NEW DEAL Franklin D. Roosevelt State of the Union Address 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392993650083

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1935 * Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR * State of the Union Address * Second New Deal announced The top of the front page has a three column headline: "ROOSEVELT TO MAKE JOBS FOR 3,500,000 NOW ON RELIEF; PUSHES HIS SOCIAL PROGRAM" with many subheads. Much more on pages 2 & 3 with loads of text. First report coverage of Franklin D. Roosevelt's state of the union address in which he plans to implement the "Second New Deal". Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:13

$48.00
185269

PENN STATE Nittany Lions Wins College Football Championship Miami 1987 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392992434145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 3, 1987 * Penn State Nittany Lions wins title * NCAA college football championship * Fiesta Bowl vs. Miami Hurricanes The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Penn State Picks Off Miami, 14-10" with subhead: "Testaverde Intercepted Five Times" and two related photos to the game ending interception by Pete Giftopoulos. First report coverage continues inside with a few more photos, one showing Joe Paterno. This was probably the most memorable win in Penn State football history. Complete with all sections (90+ pages), very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Game is known for changing the landscape of college football bowl games. Due to the bidding war that began, and both P... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2020 08:54

$72.00
185268

Best PENN STATE Nittany Lions Win 1995 ROSE BOWL College Football 1995 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392992434011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 3, 1995 * Penn State Nittany Lions college football * Wins Rose Bowl vs. Oregon Ducks * Undefeated season without a title * Kerry Collins, Kyle Brady, Bobby Engram The front page has a two column heading: "Penn State Wears Rose Crown Despite Thorny Ranking Issue" and a color photo of the Rose Parade. (see) The front page of the sport's section has a headline: "Penn State Perfectly Unsatisfied" with subheads and related photo showing Ki-Jana Carter's first play touchdown run. First report coverage continues inside with some more related photos. Great to have in this publication, the home of the Rose Bowl. Rare as such. Complete with all sections (70+ pages), very nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2020 08:53

$57.00
185267

NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS College Football wins 1995 Orange Bowl CHAMPIONS Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373298194276

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 2, 1995 * Nebraska Cornhuskers college football * Wins Orange Bowl for championship title * Nebraska - Penn State controversy season The front page of the sport's section has a headline that reads: "Nebraska Leaves Little Doubt" with subhead and 2 related photos. (see) First report coverage continues inside with a few more photos. Complete with all sections (80+ pages), very nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2020 08:53

$57.00
185230

LSU TIGERS Nick Saban Wins 2004 National College Football Championship Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373292345200

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 5, 2004 * LSU - Louisiana State University * Wins Sugar Bowel vs. Oklahoma * Wins National Championship * Nick Saban's first college football title Near the bottom of the front page is a three column color photo of Nick Saban celebrating his first national championship with his players. Also a heading: "LSU Defeats Oklahoma; USC Beats BCS" (see) The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Not Quite Crystal Clear" with subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage continues inside with a few more photos. Complete with all sections (80+ pages), very nice condition.

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Ends November 23, 2020 07:17

$52.00
185170

Rare LAWRENCE KS Douglas County Kansas Civil War Era w/ MORMONS 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373286613894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Jan. 1, 1863  * Rare Western title * Mormons - Mormonism The front page has: "Momonism & Double Love" which is a report of a man conflicted by being in love with two woman, who then encounters a Mormon emigrant who converts the 3 of them and thus resolves the problem. Four pages, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:07

$49.00
185136

Rare AMATEUR PRESS Brooklyn New York City New Year's 1909 Miniature Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985020316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOLIDAY POSTER, Brooklyn, New York, January 1, 1909  Apparently just a "one off" issue done by the Magnet Publishing Company, with some quaint, local items and many advertisements. Seemingly done on an amateur press. An interesting ftpg. item: "Oppose Sunday News - Baltimore Committee Against Proposed Evening Paper" which includes: "...a committee of prominent clergymen & citizens have protested against the issuance of the Sunday Evening News which is scheduled...next Sunday. The signers say they regard the publication of a Sunday paper as an unnecessary & Unwarranted disturbance of the day." Four pages, 7 by 10 1/2 inches, good condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:53

$36.00
185106

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392984997300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 23, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Most of the front page is taken up with an: "Extract of a Letter from Major General Prevost to Lord George Germain, dated Savannah, Jan. 18, 1779" along with the list of captures at Fort Morris. This report is on the action at Fort Morris (Sunbury), Georgia in which General Augustine Prevost led a force of 2,000 British against a much smaller force of 200 Continentals led by Major Joseph Lane. After Prevost positioned his artillery Lane surrenders. Each side incurred only minor casualties. Also beginning on the front page and taking all of page 2 & most of pg. 3 is an extremely detailed account of the... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:33

$71.00
184986

Alexander Graham MABEL GARDINER HUBBARD Bell Telephone Wife Death 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373270027476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 4, 1923 * Mabel Gardiner Hubbard death * Alexander Graham Bell's wife * Invention of telephone fame The top of page 19 has one column headings: "Mrs. A. G. Bell Dies; Inspired Telephone" "Deaf Girl's Romance With Distinguished Inventor Was Due to Her Affliction" (see) Complete with 40 pages, light toning, some margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends November 12, 2020 13:54

$44.00
184681

BABE RUTH & Col. Jacob Ruppert New York Yankees Contract Dispute 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961811410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 18, 1933 * Babe Ruth & Colonel Jacob Ruppert * New York Yankees contract dispute * Next to last year in New York The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "RUTH TURNS DOWN $50,000 SALARY FOR SEASON" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends October 28, 2020 14:59

$48.00
184565

THOMAS JEFFERSON United States Secretary of State Signed in Type 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392953759971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 21, 1792 * Thomas Jefferson before presidency Beginning on the ftpg. and concluding on page 2 is a very lengthy "Report" from the Secretary of State, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. It is very difficult to find 18th century newspapers with Jefferson's signature in type. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing and a few archival mends at the margins.

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Ends October 22, 2020 07:33

$56.00
184542

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952345393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 16, 1777  * Benjamin Frankin, Ethan Allen & more * Revolutionary War original from the enemy Page 2 has a items concerning an officer at Boston addressing General Howe upon his retreat from the heights of Boston. And a short note from Ticonderoga, followed by a report from New York noting: "...General Howe has wrote for more troops...Whatever has been the success, or the object of Dr. Franklin's mission to France, it is said that he is to return to America...". Also a terrific address from Congress to rally the troops reads in part: "The salvation of America, under God, depends upon the activity & resolution of our troops. Vigilant officers & brave soldiers are invincible Let no tho... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 10:02

$72.00
184434

Massachusetts Governor SAMUEL ADAMS State of the Union Address 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392943994644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 21, 1795  * Governor Samuel Adams * State of the Union Address Page 3 has over a full column taken up with what appears to be the governor's state-of-the-state address to his legislature, headed: "Address" and signed in type: Samuel Adams. In it he includes reference to the Whiskey Rebellion in a "sister state". Four pages, never-trimmed margins, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2020 10:01

$47.00
184242

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD EDITION England Gazette 1665 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934958425

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, London, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar)  * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. The London Gazette still publishes to t... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:14

$880.00
184068

SARAH BOGLE American Librarian DEATH & PHAR LAP Racehorse 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373183971354

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1932 * Sarah Bogle death - American librarian pioneer * Phar Lap to race in the Agua Caliente Handicap * Thoroughbred horse racing record to be broken Page 23 has a one column heading: "MISS SARAH BOGLE, LIBRARIAN, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sarah Bogle, American librarian pioneer most noted for her influence in establishing education for librarianship. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Page 32 has one column headings: "PHAR LAP ASSIGNED TOP WEIGHT OF 129" "Crack Australian Racer Will Carry Heaviest Burden in Agua Caliente Handicap" "Is Due On Coast Friday" and ... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2020 07:55

$40.00
184063

HENRY KNOX Document for Pension Benefits Revolutionary War Victims1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392926073901

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 30, 1793  * American Revolutionary War victims * Henry Knox document re. pension benefits Page 2 has a document headed: "War Department" concerning pension benefits for those injured in the Revolutionary War. It is signed in type: H. Knox. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends September 30, 2020 15:31

$63.00
184030

THE GREAT BRINK'S ROBBERY (1 Million) Boston Crime of the Century 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392925778452

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1950  * Great Brinks Robbery (Boston, MA)  * 1st report of the "Crime of the Century" * Over 2 Million $$$$ stolen The front page has a two column heading: "$1,000,000 in Cash Seized By 7 Masked Men in Boston" (see images). Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Note: While the headline states $1 million in cash was stolen, the actual take including everything was over 2 million dollars, making it the largest robbery to-date within the United States and earning the title, "The Crime of the Century!" Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 54 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.  

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Ends September 30, 2020 08:47

$117.00
184021

PHAR LAP Arrives in U.S. Tommy Woodcock Agua Caliente Handicap 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923137183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1932 * Phar Lap arrives in the U.S. * To race in the Agua Caliente Handicap * Thoroughbred horse racing to be record broken Page 4 of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "Phar Lap Takes Trial Walk On Tanforan Track" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 70+ pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: For his final race in 1932, Phar Lap's owner shipped him by boat to a racetrack near Tijuana, Mexico, to compete in the Agua Caliente Handicap, which was offering the largest purse ever raced for in North America. Phar Lap won in track-record time while carrying 129 poun... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:37

$46.00
183652

TECUMSEH Shawnee Indian Leader Walpole Island Ontario BONES Found 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145540519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1931 * Tecumseh bones found in Canada * Native American - Shawnee leader * Walpole Island First Nation - Ontario The top of page 9 has a two column heading: "Tecumseh's Bones Believed Found in Ontario At the Island Cabin of a Chief's Widow" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, two small library stamps with the masthead, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:05

$45.00
183623

POPE PIUS XI Casti Connibii on Marriage, Divorce & Birth Control 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392904178785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1931 * Pope Pius XI * Casti connubii * Papal encyclical The top of the front page has a two column headline: "POPE PIUS XI, IN ENCYCLICAL, CONDEMNS TRIAL MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND BIRTH CONTROL" with subheads. (see) Full text of the papal encyclical takes up pages 14 & 15 with photo of Pope Pius XI. Too much to photograph all. 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 were the primary subscr... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2020 15:17

$39.00
183369

ROBERT H. GODDARD Early Rockets Rocketry - Earth PHOTOS ? 1920 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373129823917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1920 * Robert H. Goddard * Early rockets - rocketry * Photography above Earth The back page has one column headings that include: "GODDARD ROCKETS TO TAKE PICTURES" "Scientist Believes Photographs Could Be Obtained Above the Earth's Atmosphere" "Must First Explore Air" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 28, 2020 13:46

$57.00
183365

YOUNG BROTHERS MASSACRE Ozarks Police Killings Missouri Shootout 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392889048951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 3, 1932 * Young Brothers Massacre (1st report) * Brookline, Missouri - Public enemy era * The Ozarks Mountains - police killings The front page has a banner headline: "1000 MEN SEEK DESPERADOES WHO KILLED SIX OFFICERS" with subheads. (see) Unfortunately there is a blue stamp "REDEEMED" which affects the headline here. Probably done at a library or institution. (see) Still nice for display though. First report coverage on the Young Brothers Massacre at Brookline, Missouri. Twenty-four pages, light toning, some spine wear, the mentioned blue stamp, generally good.

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Ends August 28, 2020 13:44

$58.00
183236

Rare 19th Century BERKELEY San Francisco Bay Area California 1895 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392882020466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GAZETTE, Berkeley, California, Jan. 2, 1895 * Rare Old West title A small paper covering mostly local events, plus a wealth of ads. Four pages, two folds, foxing at the vertical fold, mild wear at the margins & folds.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:08

$37.00
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