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183204

CHIEF SITTNG BULL's Camp Captured - JEWS Jewish & Christians 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880964427

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Jan. 25, 1877 * Capture of Sitting Bull's Camp * Much regarding the Jews Inside this issue is a small but historic article on the discovery and capture of the Indian camp headed by Chief Sitting Bull. Also within are two articles of Judaic interest: one describing the return of multitudes of Jews to their homeland in Palestine, and the other a challenge to Christians to view the Jews in a positive light. The former article includes in part, "That the Jews killed Christ is the principle thing many excellent Christians remember about that [Jewish] extraordinary race. They forget that the race also gave birth to Christ. That Christ should be killed by any... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:43

$48.00
183154

POLYGAMY Mormons Mormonsim & John Wilkes Booth's HORSE 1881 Findlay OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879721471

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FINDLAY DAILY JEFFERSONIAN, Ohio, Jan. 14, 1881 * Polygamy & the Mormons * John Wilkes Booth's horse Page 2 has two interesting, brief items: "It is asserted that the horse which John Wilkes Booth rode to the place of his capture after President Lincoln's assassination, belongs to an Abington, Mass. man & is a good traveler, though 23 yrs old." Also: "The shutting out of Congress of the Polygamist Cannon is really the most severe blow that has yet been dealt to Mormonism..." with more on this, ending with: "...and the big gun of polygamy must retire." Four pages, archival mend at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:34

$46.00
183136

YOUNG BROTHERS MASSACRE Ozarks Police Killings Missouri Shootout 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121163080

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1932 * Young Brothers Massacre (1st report) * Brookline, Missouri - Public enemy era * The Ozarks Mountains - police killings The front page has one column headings: "SIX OFFICERS KILLED BY DESPERATE BAND" "Barricaded in Missouri Farmhouse of Leader, Gang Battles With Posse in Darkness" "Governor Sends Troops" "Fugitives Escape Amid Volleys, Leaving Bodies of Sheriff and Five Aides" First report coverage on the Young Brothers Massacre at Brookline, Missouri. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. First section only (32 pages), light toning and some wear at the margins, some various cutouts on the inside pages, sold as is.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:24

$39.00
183038

TEX RICKARD Boxing Promoter - MSG III Builder - NY Rangers DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392874202927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., January 7, 1929 * Tex Rickard death (1st report) * Boxing promoter The front page has a two column heading: "Tex Richard Fails to Win 'Big Fight' Against Death; Colorful Career Ends at 59" with subhead and photo of Richard headed: "Noted Sports Promoter Dies". (see) First report coverage on the death of famous boxing promoter and Madison Square Garden builder, Tex Rickard. Complete with all 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:55

$44.00
182913

ROSEWOOD MASSACRE Florida BLACKS Race War RIOTS Levy County 1923 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109865358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, January 6, 1923. * Rosewood, Florida black massacre * Florida race war The front page has a brief report under the one column heading: "Posses Seeking Negro Convict In Florida Riot" (see) Also of interest with a one column heading: "Pharaoh Tomb Yields Marvels Of Ancient Art" which is coverage on the recent opening of King Tutankhamun's tomb. Fourteen pages, light toning, a little margin wear, loose along the spine, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: Rosewood was a small community of nearly 350 people, mostly black, in Levy County in central Florida, USA. Today, it is remembered for the Rosewood Massacre of January 1923, in which over several days, white mobs at... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:02

$44.00
182893

BATTLE OF MILL SPRINGS Kentucky & Roanoke Island NC 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109785818

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky * Roanoke Island, North Carolina The back page has a map headed: "Plan Of The Battle of Mill Spring (Logan's Cross-Roads), Near Somerset, Ky., January 9, 1862". The bkpg. also has column heads: "The Battle of Mill Spring" "Additional Incidents of the Battle" "The Flight of the Rebels" "More Prisoners, Artillery & Horses Taken" "Official Reports of Officers Engaged" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:48

$30.00
182819

Rare DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Mention in Report 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107408842

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATKINSON'S SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Jan. 11, 1834 * Rare Davy Crockett report Page 2 has a quite small, inconspicuous item noting: "Col. Davy Crocket [Crockett], in a letter to the editors of the National Intelligencer denies the authenticity of the book lately published, purporting to be his memoirs, and says that he is now writing his own life & adventures, which will probably be in print before the termination of the present session of Congress." Four pages, minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:31

$38.00
182692

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE William Henry Harrison Indians Detailed Rpt. 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863976041

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT, Concord, Jan. 28, 1812 * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison The back page has an excellent and very lengthy, detailed account of the Battle of Tippecanoe, datelined from "Vincennes, December 13th, 1811" and signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison. This is followed by a "P.S" from Harrison, then a report beginning: "The undersigned field officers during the action at the Tippecanoe...desirous of stating their opinion with respect to the conduct of the commander in chief on that occasion..." with more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:51

$67.00
182689

MEXICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE Ends w/ Victory over Spanish Empire 1822 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105947509

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FARMERS' CABINET, Amherst, New Hampshire, Jan. 5, 1822 * Mexican War of Independence ends w/ Spain Page 2 has a very historic report announcing the independence of Mexico: "MEXICO INDEPENDENCE" with the report noting in part: "...the following article from a letter dated 'Mexico, Sept. 28, 1821. The general (Iturbide) entered this city yesterday at the head of 2,000 men. The provisional junta is now assembled & a regency will be formed in the course of a few days. Every thing is perfectly quiet...It has been a most extraordinary revolution effected without bloodshed..." and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, light foxing.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:49

$68.00
182640

FDR Franklin D. Roosevelt STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS War Tensions 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859388083

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 4, 1938 * President Franklin D. Roosevelt * FDR State of the Union Address This issue contains Roosevelt's state-of-the-union address with a front page headline: "Roosevelt Asks Capital and Labor To Cooperate in National Recovery; Denounces Abuses by Small Groups" and various subheads. The full text of the speech is found on pages 16 & 17 and which includes a photos of the President addressing the joint session of Congress. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2020 07:26

$52.00
182525

ROY RIEGELS Rose Bowl California Golden Bears Wrong Way Run T.D. 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392857197903

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass., January 2, 1929 * Rose Bowl college football game * California vs. Georgia Tech * Roy 'Wrong Way' Riegels The sport's section (page 6) has a one column heading: "Prize 'Boner' Gives Georgia Tech Victory" with subhead. (see) Fourteen pages, loose with some damage along the spine with unrelated text loss, a little other margin wear. wikipedia notes: On January 1, 1929, the Golden Bears faced the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, USA. Midway through the second quarter, Riegels, who played center, picked up a fumble by Tech's Jack "Stumpy" Thomason. Just 30 yards away from the Yellow Jackets' end zone, Riegels was somehow turned around and ran 65 yards in... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2020 07:02

$38.00
182412

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851910920

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 4, 1777 * Revolutionary War * 18th century * From The Enemy A page 2 item from Philadelphia headed "America" is concerning supplies for the army, noting: "...sundry inhabitants of these United States to keep supplies from the army or promote their own interest have purchased considerable quantities of clothing & refuse to dispose of the same unless upon extravagant or unreasonable terms..." followed by a "Resolve" to take "...such suitable measures for obtaining, for the use of the army, such necessary articles...& that laws be provided in each of the states for effectually preventing monopolies of necessaries for the army...". Another report notes the arrival of Dr. Franklin fro... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:28

$125.00
182409

Rare TORY Pro British Rev. Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Penn. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851908948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 28, 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. Only to be found in a Loyalist newspaper, the entire front page is taken up with text and many charts headed: "Estimate of Expences Arising from America to Great Britain since the Accession of the House of Hanover". The text begins: "The Congress having repeatedly declared against the government of Britain as incompetent...... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:25

$310.00
182405

Rare CONFEDERATE Robert E. Lee Becomes Commander Chief 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851907914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 5, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee becomes commander in chief * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital & slave state Not just a nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, but one from near the end of the Civil War. The front page has: "The War News" with various items & including near the end: "...that Lincoln was in a 'gleeful spirits' on Saturday as he expected momentarily to receive the best of news from Sherman on the war path after Hardee...". Also on the ftpg. City Intelligence" "The Second-Glass Militia of Richmond" being a lengthy letter talking over a full column (see for beginning). The bkpg. has a lengthy editorial--always interesting reading in this newspape... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:23

$117.00
182099

SEVEN DAYS BATTLES General George B. McClellan Report 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084267441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 23, 1864 * Seven Days Battles * General George B. McClellan * Lengthy official report 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 front page has: "The Military Situation" with various reports, and also: "The Speed Of Navy Vessels". Other items inside are headed: "The Military Exhaustion of the South", "Major-General McClellan's Report - The Seven Days' Battles" which takes over two pages with many subheads; "Dr.Girard Among the Rebels", "The Spring Campaign" and much more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:23

$32.00
181904

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392824868862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 3, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Emancipation Proclamation * Freedom for slaves Although the front page has some great coverage of recent events in the Civil War--including a nice map headed: "The Battle of Murfreesboro"--the prime content is certainly on page 4 where the first column and a bit of the second contain the complete text of the Emancipation Proclamation, headed: "The Proclamation of Emancipation" signed in type at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln announced the freeing of all slaves on September 22, 1862, to take effect January 1, 1863, this printing formally documenting the freedom of slaves is now the law of the land. This is one of the more historically significant ... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:12

$455.00
181865

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373072325133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 24, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Intercepted Correspondence", "Notes Of The War--Affairs at Vicksburg--The Several Attempts of the Enemy Against the City--A Renewed Attack Expected--The Spirit of Our Army" "City Intelligence" "The Charge of Breckinridge's Division in the Battle of Murfreesboro" "The Situation In Middle Tennessee" "Telegraphic News--Movements Of Morgan's Men--Reports From Kentucky" and a few more smaller items including a dispatch signed in type by: Braxton Bragg. The back page is mostly taken up with the editorial which has as a focu... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2020 15:43

$76.00
181864

President RONALD REAGAN Inauguration & Iran Hostage Crisis ENDS 1981 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373072324109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CINCINNATI POST, Ohio, Jan. 20, 1981 * Ronald Reagan inauguration * Iran hostage crisis ends Boldly printed at the top of the front page is: "HOSTAGES FREED", the event which took precedence over the inauguration of the President, noted in smaller type further down the front page: "Reagan Becomes 40th President" with a large photo of him. The complete first section with pages 1-12, nice condition.

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Ends July 02, 2020 15:42

$36.00
181662

LAURIER PALACE THEATRE FIRE Montreal Quebec Movie Theater Disaster1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065394590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1927 * Laurier Palace Theatre fire * Montreal Canada * Children disaster The top of the front page has a four column headline: "77 CHILDREN DIE IN TEN-MINUTE PANIC AS FIRE STARTS IN MONTREAL THEATRE; ALL SUFFOCATED IN JAM ON STAIRWAY" with many subheads and list of the dead. Lengthy first report coverage. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:16

$44.00
181646

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Georgia Course Bobby Jones 1ST OPENING 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392814172777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opens (day of) * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia The sport's section (page 21) has coverage on the opening day of Augusta National Golf Club course, agreeably the most famous golf course in the country. The one column heading near the top of the page reads: "'JONES'S NEW LINKS WILL OPEN TODAY" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:05

$57.00
181644

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Georgia Course Bobby Jones 1ST OPENING 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392814172246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, January 15, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opening * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia The bottom of the front page of this section has a two column heading: "Bobby Jones Celebrates Opening of Course By Scoring Sensational 69, Three Under Par" First report coverage on Jones playing his very first round of golf at the famed course just after it's opening. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other sporting of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:04

$40.00
181544

JESSE OWENS Ohio State Buckeyes Track Star w/ PHOTO Pre Olympics 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392808748857

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1936 * Jesse Owens on the World stage * Ohio State Buckeyes track star * Leading candidate for Berlin Olympics The top of page 24 has a banner headline: "Outstanding Athletes of the Country for 1935 Are Named by Ferris of A. A. U." with subheads and nice photo of Owens. (see) He would shine in the Berlin Olympics later that year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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 primar... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:15

$46.00
181523

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060765414

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) * One of the 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 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 this day.... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:53

$1,530.00
181408

1ST BREATHALYZER Blood Alcohol Content "Drunkometer" Balloon Test 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392805028735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1939 * 1st breathalyzer is tested * "Drunkometer" - rubber balloon * Blood alcohol content (BAC) The top of page 17 has a two column heading: "Motorists Breathe Into Balloons In Test of New 'Drunk-O-Meter'" with subhead. (see) A very early version of the breathalyzer text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends June 19, 2020 06:25

$42.00
181155

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY w/ John Tyler Funeral Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373046231832

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 22, 1862 * From the capital of the Confederacy * President John Tyler death funeral The front page is mostly taken up with advertisements, however there is a column with: "A Defence Of Middle North Carolina" & "Messrs. Mason & Slidell" and "The Newspapers Of the South & the Associated Press". Page two includes the always interesting editorial, as well as other war items including: "The Latest Northern News--Movements &I Spirit of the War" with many subheads including: "Plans of the Enemy--Savannah to be Attacked--Yankee Army Frauds--From Cairo--Interesting From Kansas" and more. Also: "Obsequies of Ex-President Tyler" "Interesting From the North" "War Rumours". Page 3 has "Con... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:34

$78.00
181069

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392788605725

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Jan. 30, 1875 * Wild Old West * Rare publication From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Four pages, some ink stains, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends June 05, 2020 15:01

$58.00
181020

ADOLPH HITLER Loses Germany PRESIDENTIAL Election to Hindenburg 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392787352687

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, April 11, 1932 * Adolph Hitler vs. Paul Von Hindenburg * Last major setback before rise to power (Hitler) * Germany presidential election The front page has a six column headiong: "Hindenburg Defeats Hitler for Presidency" with subheads. A few related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on the German election of President Paul Von Hindenburg over Adolph Hitler. Hitler's rise to power would be right around the cor... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2020 15:27

$58.00
181015

BERT BELL Named New Commissioner of NFL Football Elmer Layden 1946 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373041923415

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1946 * Bert Bell - Co-founder of the Philadelphia eagles * Becomes the new NFL football commissioner * Early/formative meeting of The United Nations The top of page 18 has one column headings that include: "LAYDEN QUITS POST; SUCCEEDED BY BELL" "Resignation of Commissioner Big Surprise to National Football League Men" and more with 2 related photos. (see) The front page has two reports related to the early formation of The United Nations. Other news of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: On January 11, 1946, Bell was selected to replace Elmer Layden as NFL commissioner and subsequently sold his ownership in the Steelers after bein... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2020 15:25

$45.00
180955

Lot of (16) HARPER'S WEEKLY Pre Civil War Illustrations PRINTS 1859 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392783742475

Offered are 16 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York A lot of 16 complete issues with dates: Jan. 8, 22; Feb. 5, 12, 19; March 5; April 2, 9; May 14, 21, 28; June 18; July 2, 9, 23, all in 1859. All issues are mostly loose at the spine and have a bit of irregularity at the margin as they were never bound nor trimmed. Even toning and perhaps some stray tears. Actually nicer than a "2nd rate" lot as prints within are generally nice. A wealth of fine items here including a Winslow Homer, with the retail value (in nice condition) totaling $675. See our website as all are listed, priced, with a full inventory of prints. We offer this lot at a dramatically discounted price.

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Ends June 01, 2020 11:59

$200.00
180895

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782086027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 27, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page includes: "From Fredericksburg" "The Courts" "Virginia Legislature" "Additional From the North--The Situation at Fredericksburg--The Peace Movement in the New Jersey Legislature--The Administration Denounced--The War Declared Hopeless & the Conquest of the South Impossible--The Desire of the North For A Termination of the War" "The Finances of the Northern Government" "Military Matters art the West" "Telegraphic News" and other smaller items. The back page has the lengthy editorial, which includes: "...We are told that the Yankee finances are in inextricable confusion--That Chase is in a quandary, Lincoln in a fever, and... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:38

$86.00
180641

HYLTON CASTLE Cargo Ship Fire Island New York Atlantic SINKING 1886 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392770667689

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, January 13, 1886 * Hylton Castle shipwreck * Fire Island, Long Island, New York The to of the front page has one column headings: "LOSS OF THE HYLTON CASTLE" "How Half Of the Men On OBard Escape" and more. Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, small piece torn away at upper left corner, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:15

$30.00
180555

Original 3 U.S. NAVY FRIGATES 1798 USS Constitution Constellation United States


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765604924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MASSACHUSETTS MERCURY, Boston, Jan. 19, 1798 * Original 3 of 6 frigates of the United States Navy Page 2 has reports from the federal Congress which includes an item: "Resolved, that there be appropriated on account towards defraying the expence of finishing the frigates United States, Constitution and Constellation, the sum of ___dollars. Read a second time & committed for tomorrow." These were the first 3 (of 6) frigates built by authorization of Congress in 1794. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:24

$57.00
180282

IRAN HOSTAGE CRISIS Ends and President RONALD REAGAN Inauguration 1981 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015236630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER, Georgia, January 20, 1981 * Ronald Reagan inauguration * Iran hostage crisis ends Nice headlines on the front page announces: "Carter Efforts Bring Freedom to U.S. Hostages" & "Reagan Becomes 40th President" with a few related subheads and photo. (see) First section only with all 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:16

$38.00
180178

Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts TREASON TRIAL Revolutionary War 1779 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392748073826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779 * Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts * Treason trials - Revolutionary War The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebellion against his Majesty's loyal subjects in that country..." and further on: "...he took occasion to lament the melancholy fate of those brave men who laid down their arms at Saratoga, languishing, he said, under the power of a set of men who have violated every idea of public faith..." and too much more to mention or photo here. There is an article on ... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:57

$64.00
180172

JEW BILL (MARYLAND) Law Passed Jews Religious Freedom 1826 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392748066764

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 14, 1826 * Maryland Jew Bill becomes law Under the heading "Maryland" is a very nice, editorialized report acknowledging the very recent approval of the "Jew Bill" which allowed--for the first time--Jews to hold public office in the state of Maryland. The report reads in part: "The affairs of our state begin to have an improving appearance...for the political liberation of persons held in servitude for conscience-sake, has been also passed by the house of delegates 45 to 32, so a late disgraceful part of our constitution is abolished, and Jews are freemen..." with a bit more (see photos). Included also is the list of those who voted "Year" and "Nay" for the change in the cons... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:49

$98.00
180139

VIRGINIUS AFFAIR Ten Years' War Shipping Dispute Santiago de Cuba 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373008718735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 6, 1874 * Virginius Affair dispute- Ten Years' War * United States, United Kingdom and Spain Page 3 has an article headed: "THE VIRGINIUS" "Message From The President" "Text of the Negotiations with Spain Regarding the Vessel" "and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 3 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:26

$33.00
180138

CIVIL RIGHT ACT Argument Virginia Schools White and Black Races 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392746916042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 7, 1874 * Civil Rights Act of 1875 debated * Schools in Virginia - segregation ? Page 7 has an article headed: "Civil Rights In Virginia" "Spicy Legislative Debate on the Mixed Schools and the Wants of the Black and White Races" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:25

$33.00
180137

ANGLO-ASHANTI WARS Gold Cape Coast Castle West Africa British 1874 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373008717683

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 8, 1874 * Third Anglo-Ashanti War - 1st expedition * Cape Coast Castle - Gold Coast - Africa Page 3 has an article headed: "THE ASHANTEE WAR" "Letter from the Special Herald Correspondent at Cape Coast Castle" "Full Description of the King, His Army, People and Customs" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 4 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:25

$33.00
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DR. DAVID LIVINGSTONE Scottish African Explorer Missionary DEATH 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392746874218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 27, 1874 * David Livingstone death * African explorer (1st report) Page 3 has an article headed: "DAVID LIVINGSTONE" "Death of the Great African Explorer" "He Falls By The Way" "Cause of His Death and Story of His Life" Lengthy text takes up 3 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:06

$68.00
179905

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1850 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999804567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1850 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The front page begins with a column taken up with: "Another Route to the Pacific" followed by: "Additional from California and the Isthmus". Page 2 has over 3 column taken up with: "The Red Men of America - Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs" (close-trimmed at the bottom affects the last line). Twelve pages, slightly irregular at the spine margin, generally good.

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Ends April 24, 2020 10:09

$44.00
179901

WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS Irish Poet Death & Son of Frankenstein 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999802134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1939 * William Butler Yeats death (1st report) * Irish poet and playwright * "Son of Frankenstein" 1st movie review Page 13 has one column headings that include: "W. B. YEATS DEAD; FAMOUS IRISH POET"; "Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923 Is Stricken in France" and more with photo of Yeats. First report coverage on the death of famous Irish poet, William Butler Yeats. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 9 has the 1st movie review for the movie "Son of Frankenstein" starring Boris Karloff. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on v... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 10:05

$62.00
179796

GLEN CINEMA DISASTER Fire & Children Stampede in Paisley Scotland 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372993072599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 1, 1930 * Glen Cinema disaster - fire * Human panic stampede * Paisley, Scotland The front page has a one column heading: "69 CHILDREN DIE AS PANIC ENDS HOLIDAY MOVIE" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, rag edition, some residue and a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:25

$42.00
179742

AMERICA'S 1ST TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372990991620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1866 * First - 1st train robbery in America - capture * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The front page has a stack of column heads which include: "Arrest of the Express Robbers" "$250,000 of the Money Recovered". The actually report takes a paragraph and has a subhead: "Captured". The text is a bit blurred from the ink but is readable (see). What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world ... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2020 07:20

$56.00
179740

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Frank Kearney MO Missouri Mother's Home RAID 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729271734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1875 * Jesse & Frank James boys * Outlaws - deperadoes * Raid on family home The front page has an interesting--yet false--report headed: "The Capture of The James Boys" which has various subheads including: "Statement of The Mother...She Declares the Boys Were Not in the House at the Time--Marks of A Desperate Fight" (see). Believing they have members of the James gang penned-in, a team of Pinkerton agents shot up the James family home in Kearney, Missouri. The outlaws, however, were not home, and the detectives managed only to kill James' 9-year-old half-brother and to maim Zerelda James, the mother of Frank and Jesse. Ten pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, shoul... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:35

$78.00
179735

START OF CIVIL WAR ? Star of the West Steamship Attacked & SC MAP 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372989960969

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1861 * Start of the Civil War ? w/ map * Star of the West attacked A pre-Civil War issue with a nice ftpg. map headed: "SAVANNAH AND ITS FORTIFICATIONS" (see). Fully half of the first column has heads relating to the coming Civil War, including: "The Revolution" "Highly Important News from the South" "Particulars of the Attack on the Star of the West by the South Carolina Forces" "The Action of the State Troops Approved by the Governor" "Important From Virginia" "Peace Propositions Adopted by the House of Delegates" "Alabama & Florida will Probably Secede To-day" and more (see). Eight pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends April 16, 2020 15:32

$52.00
179674

Actress CAROLE LOMBARD Killed - TWA Flight 3 Airplane Crash 1942 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372986117478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, California, Jan. 18, 1942 * Actress Carole Lombard death * Airplane crash disaster (1st report) The headline above the masthead reads: "Carole Lombard and 21 Others Are Found Dead!" with related photo. (see) Much more on pages 6 & 7 with full page pictorial. Nice to have in a California publication. Complete with 32 pages, light browning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:41

$125.00
179595

JOHN DILLINGER Evergreen Park Illinois Robbery & Police SHOOTOUT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724077708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1934 * John Dillinger gang robbery & shootout * Evergreen Park, Illinois roadhouse The back page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER BATTLES POLICE IN CHICAGO" with subheads. First report coverage on the John Dillinger shootout outside the Beverly Garden Dine and Dance roadhouse. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:33

$52.00
179573

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981892833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 3, 1865 * Very rare Civil War title - closing events * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrested on a charge of h... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:16

$188.00
179553

CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Rose Bowl Win in 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721924533

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRONICLE SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, January 2, 1938 * Rose Bowl: California Golden Bears vs. Alabama Crimson Tide * Orange Bowl: Auburn Tigers vs. Michigan State Spartans * Sugar Bowl: L.S.U. Tigers vs. Santa Clara Broncos * Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. Colorado Buffaloes The top of the front page of this section has a headline: "BEARS TRIUMPH, 13-0!" with 3 related photo. Nice for display. Also much reporting on the Orange, Cotton and Sugar Bowl games inside. Lots of text, too much to photograph all. Large photos as well. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally n... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:05

$62.00
179513

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Modern Mains Electricity DEATH 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977591373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, January 8, 1943. * Nikola Tesla death (1ST REPORT) * Father of Radio & Physics * From the city where it happened Page 13 has a brief report with small one column heading: "Nikola Tesla". (see) Small clipping cut out on previous page. (see) Much on World War II. Twenty-four pages, light toning at the margins, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:38

$52.00
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