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179467

Rare 28TH INDIANA INFANTRY REGIMENT Colored Black Troops 1866 Military Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716956824

A rare document for the 28th Indiana Colored Regiment dated January 9, 1866. "Quarterly Return Of Ordnance & Ordnance Stores received, issued, and remaining on hand in Company G, 28th Regiment, U.S. Colored Infantry." This document has a lengthy list of military ordnance and accoutrements with penned notations of the quantity accounted for (see photos). The front panel notes this "U.S. Colored Infantry" unit was commanded by "Capt. Adelbert C. Sherman, about whom I can find nothing. But research seems to indicate this is the "28th Indiana Infantry Regiment (Colored)", about which much information can be found online (copies are supplied with this document). The document opens to measure 10 3/4 by 19 inches and folds close to measure 3 1/2 by 9 3/4 inches. Minimal wear at folds & edg... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:32

$148.00
179466

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716956321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Jan. 23, 1862 * Rare Confederate title from the deep South * News from Richmond, Pensacola, forts Henry & Donelson Front page has: "Letter From Richmond" "From Pensacola". Inside has: "The Government & the War" "Late Northern Intelligence""From Our Army in the West" "Affairs at Forts Henry & Donelson" and other war reports. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, evenly toned, generally nice condition. Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of th... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:32

$146.00
179297

DR. DAVID LIVINGSTONE Scottish African Explorer Missionary DEATH 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392706103380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1874 * David Livingstone death * African explorer (1st report) The top of the front page has an article headed: "Latest New By Cable" "Death Of Dr. Livingstone" "He Dies In The Interior Of Africa--His Body Being Brought Home" (see) Eight pages, light toning, some margin wear, partially loose at the spine, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 28, 2020 08:32

$44.00
179292

SS MOHAWK Ward Line Ocean Liner Collision SHIPWRECK Disaster 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392706101843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1935 * SS Mohawk shipwreck * Ward Line ocean liner * New Jersey coast collision The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TWO INQUIRIES OPENED IN MOHAWK DISATER; OFFICERS ARE WITNESSES" with subheads. Complete 1st section only with 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 28, 2020 08:31

$40.00
179259

Rare BENJAMIN BUTLER BRUTALITY ? Confederate Prisoners 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392704517452

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 15, 1864 * From the capital of the Confederacy * General Benjamin Butler & Confederate prisoners Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it's from the capital of the Confederate States. The front page includes: "The War News" "Absenteeism In the Army--A Curious Disclosure" "How Our Prisoners Are Treated By the Yankees--The Horrours of Camp Douglas" "A Contrast" and more. The back page has a lengthy editorial--always interesting reading in this title. It begins: "Butler, in command of all the Confederate prisoners, will be, in Yankee opinion, eminently the 'right man in the right place'. Brutality & cruelty have been displayed in ample measure..." with mu... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:03

$89.00
179207

Rare PRO-PROHIBITION Anti Beer Liquor Alcohol 1885 Chicago Illinois Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701952373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LEVER, Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 7, 1885 * Rare title This was a a prohibition newspaper which advocated against the sale of alcohol. Their motto in the masthead: "No License for the Liquor Traffic in Any Form or for Any Price." Most of the content is themed on this principle. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 16:13

$32.00
179186

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701562687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, Jan. 8, 1866 * First - 1st train robbery in America * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The front page has an article headed: "Robbery of Adams' Express" "Half A Million Stolen" "Robbery", the details provided in a Boston dateline. 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 in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Vast stretches of sparsely inhabited country permitted robbers to escape undete... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2020 09:56

$70.00
179090

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Native Americans Indians Treaty 1796 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695402383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 23, 1796 * President George Washington * Native Americans - Indians treaty Taking most of the front page & a portion of page 2 a treaty, headed at the top of pg. 1 with a script signature of the President: George Washington, and beginning: "Whereas a treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of America & the tribes of Indians, called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chipewas, Putawatimes, Miamis, Eel River, Weeas Kickapoos, Pinkashaws, and Kaskaskias...". The document is signed in type by: Anthony Wayne, followed by a very lengthy list of signatures (with an X) of the various Indian chiefs, and ultimately at the end of the treaty by the President in script type... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:15

$137.00
178908

1942 SUPERMAN Yr3 #133 COLOR Comic Strip McClure Syndicate Joe Shuster Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684749458

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COMICS SECTION only of the Minneapolis Sunday Tribune, May 17, 1942 * Superman (color comic strip) - #133 * 3rd year of publication * Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster This is a third year printing of the "Superman" color comic strip (by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster), which began in limited newspapers (through the McClure Newspaper Syndicate) on November 5, 1939 (a daily, black & white comic began on January 16). The weekly color Superman strip had a story-line continuity which was separate from the daily comic. Within this section is Superman strip #133 as noted in the first box with the artwork by Joe Shuster. Included is not just the Superman strip by the entire 16 page color comic section of the Minneapolis Sunday Tribu... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:32

$46.00
178741

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Alabama Black Ozie Powell Escape Attempt SHOT 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392675070313

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1936 * Scottsboro Boys rape case * Ozie Powell shot - escape attempt The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SCOTTSBORO [BLACK] SHOT TRYING BREAK AS HE STABS GUARD" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 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 March 07, 2020 09:17

$38.00
178622

BERND ROSEMEYER German Racing Race Car Driver Autobahn KILLED 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372940271726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1938 * Bernd Rosemeyer killed * German racing driver * Land speed record attempt Page 18 has a one column heading: "Rosemeyer Is Killed In Road Race Smashup". (see) First report coverage on German racing driver and SS member Bernd Rosemeyer death. He was killed on the Autobahn while attempting to break the land speed record. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends March 03, 2020 15:13

$40.00
178592

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Tennessee in JACKSON MS Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669087017

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See the information below concerning its history. The front page has various items relating to the on-going Civil War including three: "General Orders", "Arrest The Deserters!" "View of a Northern Radical" "Butler's Outrages in New Orleans" "Battle of Prairie Grove" "Butler's course from a Northern Point of View--A Yankee on Yankee" "Retribution"; a poem titled:... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:17

$337.00
178588

SIOUX FALL South Dakota Powder House EXPLOSION Botched Robbery 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669082924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1937 * Sioux Falls, South Dakota * Powder house explosion * Robbery gone awry Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Girl, Shot by Gang, Sees It Execute Member By Dynamite Which Rocks Sioux Falls, S.D." (see) First report coverage of the Sioux Falls, South Dakota powder house blast. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition, a little spine residue from disbinding, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:15

$40.00
178587

GOLD RESERVE ACT Passes Congress United States Dept. of Treasury 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669082496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1934 * Gold Reserve Act * United States Department of the Treasury The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HOUSES PASSES GOLD BILL, 360-40, REJECTING CHANGES; NEW FINANCING TAKEN UP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Gold Reserve Act passing Congress. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rage edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:15

$45.00
178498

Great SANTA CLAUS Christmas Thomas Nast PRINT Harper's Weekly 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652946875

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1879 * Thomas Nast * Santa Claus * Christmas The full front page is a nice Christmas-themed print by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Christmas Post" showing a boy mailing a letter to Santa Claus. The other great print is the doublepage centerfold, also by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Merry Christmas" which shows five young children hanging on a jolly Santa Claus. Other prints in this issue as well, some shown in the photos. Sixteen pages, some foxing and toning, good condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:41

$300.00
178464

PRESTON TUCKER Not Guilty of Fraud 1948 Torpedo Sedan AUTOMOBILE 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372925947900

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, January 23, 1950 * Preston Tucker not guilty (1st report) * Automobile designer & entrepreneur * 1948 Tucker Sedan "Tucker Torpedo" fame The front page has a one column heading: "Tucker Will Try to Re-organize Firm" with subhead: "Accused Cleared Of Fraud Charges" (see) Four pages, a few larger size binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: In 1949, Preston Tucker surrendered his corporate records to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. United States Attorney Otto Kerner, Jr. began a grand jury investigation in February 1949. On March 3, 1949, a federal judge handed control of the Tucker Corporation over to Aaron J. Colnon an dJohn H. Schatz.... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:24

$38.00
178339

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921053428

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 4, 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. This is issue number 15. The front pag... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:42

$1,350.00
178336

Rare 1861 Civil War CONFEDERATE New Orleans / Battle of Carnifex Ferry Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921052479

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 15, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * Battle of Carnifex Ferry Among the front page items are: "The War On the Potomac" "The War in Missouri" "The War in Western Virginia" "The Civil War in America". Inside includes: "The Fight In Western Virginia" 'Rosecranz's Army Badly Whipped" "Federal Loss 600 Killed" "Authentic Report of the Battle" and more. Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" is... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:41

$124.00
178333

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646326223

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 17, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate States. The ftpg. has: "Late Northern News" and a report from Charleston, and: "The Blockading Ashore--Surrender of Officers & Men--No Tidings of the Fleet" and also much reporting from the "Virginia Legislature". The bkpg. has a lengthy editorial, always interesting reading in this title. The bkpg. also has 2 1/2 columns of reporting on: "The Confederate Congress". Complete as a single sheet issue with a full banner masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:39

$73.00
178321

LARRY FAY Rum-Running Prohibition Era Bootlegger ASSASSINATION 1933 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372918024364

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 2, 1933 * Rumrunner Larry Fay killed * Prohibition era rum-running * NYC bootlegger - gangster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LARRY FAY IS SLAIN IN HIS NIGHT CLUB; DOORMAN IS HUNTED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3 with photo and list of his prior offenses. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:20

$38.00
178319

VODER Bell Labs Electronic Voice Synthesizer Speech INVENTION 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372918023773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 6, 1939 * Early Voder invention * Bell Labs - Homer Dudley * Speech synthesis machine The front page has a one column heading: "Machine Talks in 23 Human Voice Sounds" (see) related photo is on the back page. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:19

$48.00
178230

CHRISTMAS Prints Thomas Nast SANTA CLAUS Harper's Weekly 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392640046951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876 * Santa Claus - Christmas * Thomas Nast print Although there are several Christmas-themed print, perhaps the best is the large doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast (considered the creator of the modern version of Santa Claus) captioned: "The Watch On Christmas Eve" showing two children sitting in anticipation, by a fireplace. Small binding holes at the central fold. And equally as nice, and also by Thomas Nast, is the three-quarter page in the "Supplement" captioned: "Seeing Santa Claus" showing a young boy watching Santa Claus about to come down the chimney. This is a rather famous print. Complete in 20 pages with the Supplement, nice condition. The Santa Claus print in ... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:16

$160.00
178198

Best Collapse FALL OF THE SOVIET UNION Sickle Flag Partition 1991-92 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392638677959

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: A fascinating pair of newspapers, destined to be the premier newspapers on the coup and collapse of the Soviet Union. Both double-titled: "NEZAVISIMAYA GAZETA/INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER". Issue #1: Datelined Moscow & Washington, August, 1991 The Nezavismaya Gazeta defied orders & worked through the night, handing out crude newspaper copies to people on the streets, and faxing their texts to their publisher in Washington who normally published their English edition. Because there was no time to publish separate Russian & English editions, this issue was published in both languages. Front page photo with red stamp across it reading: "Banned News Defies Coup", with great text on the events of the coup. Historic reading! Page 5 edit... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:09

$28.00
177989

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War w/ Battle of Bennington 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903797089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 14, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Battle of Bennington & much more 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. Page 2 has a great account of the Battle of Bennington, being a nearly half page letter signed in type by the losing commander of the British forces: J. Burgoyne. See the photos for the details. The letter has near the end: "...This, my Lord, is the true state of the event. I have not dwelt u... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:54

$545.00
177226

TY COBB & TRIS SPEAKER Vindicated by Kenesaw Mountain Landis MLB 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372864488976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Jan. 27, 1927 * Ty Cobb and Tris Speaker vindication * Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis Page 2 has one column headings: "COBB AND SPEAKER BOTH EXONERATED" "Cleared Of All Charges in Decision by Judge K.M. Landis". During the 1920's there was an on-going feud between pitcher Dutch Leonard & Ty Cobb, culminating in Leonard going to commissioner Landis & accusing Cobb of being involved in gambling and/or fixing games with Tris Speaker. Ultimately Landis declared both Cobb & Speaker as not guilty. Ten pages, small piece from right side of the first leaf only not affecting the mentioned article, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends January 04, 2020 15:28

$52.00
177130

AUTOMATIC STABILIZER Orville Wright Brothers Airplane Invention 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566707711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, Los Angeles, Jan. 5, 1914 * Orville Wright Brothers * "Automatic stabilizer" invention * Wright Model E airplane aeroplane * FRONT LEAF ONLY ******* The top of the front page has a photo of Orville Wright along with illustration of the Wright Model E with heading: "Says He Has Revolutionized Flying". (see) Also one column headings that include: "For Safety In Flight" "Invention Insures It, Says Wright" "Declares Problem of Automatic Stability in Air Has Been Solved" and more. (see) Complete article from Dayton, Ohio is all on the front page. A very historic report in aviation. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), light toning and minor wear at the margins, great report as such.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:13

$172.00
176937

FOUR FREEDOMS SPEECH "Worship" "Fear" Want" Franklin D. Roosevelt 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849880099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, January 7, 1941 * Franklin D. Roosevelt's Four Freedoms defined * State of the Union Address The front page has a nice headline: "CONGRESS TO RUSH 'STOP HITLER' DRIVE" with subheads. (see) Complete text of Roosevelt's message in located on page 15. In his message he defines what he considered the four essential freedoms: freedom of speech and expression freedom of worship freedom from want and freedom from fear. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 21, 2019 15:16

$52.00
176918

BRANCHVILLE SC General William T. Sherman' March Civil War Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849580148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 9, 1865 * General William T. Sherman * Branchville SC South Carolina * Final months of the Civil War Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Sherman Marching on Branchville, South Carolina" " Bragg Asking the Prayers of All Christians for Himself & His Army" "Opposition to Jeff. Davis' Proposed Suspension of Habeas Corpus" "The Union Feeling In Savannah" "Overflow of Joy at the Reappearance of the Old Flag" and much more. Eight pages, small piece from an upper corner affect no text, binding slits at the spine, good condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:24

$30.00
170922

CASABLANCA CONFERENCE Franklin D. Roosevelt CHURCHILL1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372606835002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 27, 1943 * Casablanca Conference in Morocco * Franklin D. Roosevelt - Winston Churchill * Jewish holocaust The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "PRESIDENT FLIES TO AFRICA" with subheads. Nice for display. More on pages 6 & 7 with related map and small photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends December 20, 2019 14:44

$52.00
176852

Senator JFK John F. Kennedy ENTERS Presidential Race as Democrat 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543452464

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Jan. 3, 1960 * JFK - John F. Kennedy enters race * Becomes Democratic Party candidate * For President of the United States The front page has the report whereby John F. Kennedy entered the race for President, with a six column headline: "Kennedy Opens His Drive In De, Presidential Race" with subheads and small photo of JFK. Complete with all 40+ pages, some small binding holes, small library stamp near the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:16

$98.00
176851

ROBERT FROST Rural Life American Poetry Poems 1st Report DEATH 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372847219958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., January 29, 1963 * Robert Frost death (1st report) * American poet The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "World Pays Tribute to Robert Frost" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of famous American poet, Robert Lee Frost. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosoph... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:16

$42.00
176843

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Death FUNERAL Doctor James Craik 1800 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543448339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, January 8, 1800 * President George Washington death - funeral The front page has a nice account headed: "Washington's Last Illness" which begins: "Some time in the night of Friday, the 10th instant, having been exposed to a rain on the proceeding day, General Washington was attacked with an inflammatory affection of the upper part of the wind pipe..." with much more, giving the details of his affliction, the treatments they applied, and the account of his death, which includes: "...speaking, which was painful from the beginning, how became almost impracticable; respiration grew more & more contracted and imperfect, till half after 11 on Saturday night retaining the f... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:10

$650.00
176753

JEAN PICCARD High Altitude Ballooning Stratosphere Flight DEATH 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841664592

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Jan. 29, 1963 * Jean Piccard death (1st report) * Stratosphere ballooning flight fame The front page has a one column heading: "JEAN PICCARD, FAMED SPACE PIONEER, DEAD" with subhead and photo. (see) Complete with all 28 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 14:57

$40.00
176673

SINN FEIN Dail Eirann Free Ireland Independence IRISH REPUBLIC in 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534341518

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 22, 1919 * Sinn Fein proclaims parliament of Free Ireland * Dail Eireann - Irish republic The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "IRISH ASSEMBLY DECLARES NEW FREE REPUBLIC" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins and central fold with a little wear, a few small tape mends on the front page, otherwsie good. wikipedia notes: In the 1918 general election, Sinn Féin won 73 of Ireland's 105 seats, and in January 1919, its MPs assembled in Dublin and proclaimed themselves Dáil Éireann, the parliament of Ireland.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:09

$44.00
176539

Best LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Baseball Contract Signing 1928 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523213077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 7, 1928 * Lou Gehrig signs for 3 years * New York Yankees contract * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 9) has a one column heading: "YANKS SIGN GEHRIG TO 3-YEAR CONTRACT" with subheads and photo of Gehrig. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. 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 into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2019 07:28

$45.00
176522

JAN MASARYK Czechoslovakia Diplomat & Politician SUICIDE Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392521839659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTIEL, Mass., March 10, 1948 * Jan Garrigue Masaryk suicide death * Czechoslovakia diplomat & politician The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Masaryk's Death Leap Laid To Czech Red Coup" with subheads and photo of Masaryk. (see) Complete with all 16 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:14

$45.00
176521

LOS GATOS DC-3 Mexican Laborers Airplane "Deportee" Song CRASH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831276861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 29, 1948 * Los Gatos DC-3 airplane crash * Diablo Range - California disaster * Mexican farm laborers - workers * Woody Guthrie's "Deportee" song The front page has a one column heading: "Plane Crash Kills 28 Deportees" with subhead. First report coverage on the 1948 Los Gatos DC-3 crash in which killed many Mexicans being sent back to Mexico. This plane crash inspired the protest song "Deportee" by Woody Guthrie. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine,small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:12

$46.00
176353

FRANK LEAHY Becomes Boston College Eagles FOOTBALL New Head Coach 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822547420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, January 29, 1939 * Frank Leahy becomes coach * Boston College Eagles football * Notre Dame Fighting Irish tackle The front page of this section has a one column heading: "LEAHY NEW COACH AT BOSTON COLLEGE" with subheads and photo of Leahy. (see) First report coverage on Frank Leahy becoming the new head coach of the Boston College Eagles football team. He would coach 2 seasons there before becoming Notre Dame's head coach. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other sporting news of the day, rag edition, minor spine wear, very nice condition.

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:19

$45.00
176344

EMIL G. HIRSCH Jewish Reform Judaism Movement Rabbi Jews DEATH 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822544357

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 8, 1923 * Emil G. Hirsch death * Reform Judaism Rabbi * Jewish - Jews - Judaica * Best title to be had ? The front page has a great banner headline: "DR. EMIL G. HIRSCH DEAD" with subheads. (See) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 6 with related photo. Great to have from city where he lived and died. Very rare as such. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, more so along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:13

$88.00
176269

(12) A. B. FROST Baseball Caricatures Prints Illustrations Scenes 1890 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820043468

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: HARPER'S MONTHLY, New York, January, 1890 The entire back page is captioned: "Our National Game", showing twelve different baseball caricatures each with a caption, illustrated by the famed artist A.B. Frost. Other content is "Jamaica, New and Old" "The Russian Army" "The Smyrna Fig Harvest" "St. Andrew's" and many additional articles, stories and poems. Complete in 158 pgs., disbound and without wrappers. It does have an archival mend to the back page, but is in overall nice condition. Measures 6 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches. Great, early baseball item.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:22

$82.00
176227

Rare PORTLAND Multnomah County Oregon Old West Willamete Valley 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392500094829

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MORNING OREGONIAN, Portland, Jan. 10, 1879 * Rare title * Old West era This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Oregon. Small address label within masthead, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2019 14:14

$28.00
175975

Early IBM COMPUTER Electronic Eye Invention Language Translation 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483965540

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 8, 1954 * Early IBM computer invention Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Russian Is Turned Into English By a Fast Electronic Translator" First report coverage continues on page 5 with related photo and example of the typed card. An interesting article hearkening to the very beginning of the computer era. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 16, 2019 14:18

$57.00
175942

PROHIBITION Herbert Hoover Message to Congress DRY LAWS Enforced 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806598877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1930 * Herbert Hoover message to Congress (lengthy text) * Prohibition & the enforcement of the Dry Law The top of the front page has a four column headline: "HOOVER URGES CONGRESS TO REBUILD DRY LAW ENFORCEMENT MACHINERY; BACKS MESSAGE WITH BOARD'S REPORTS" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside. Loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, Light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:23

$44.00
175852

Best WILLIAM WRIGLEY JR. Chewing Gum & Chicago Cubs Field DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472312782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 27, 1932 * William Wrigley Jr. death & funeral * American chewing gum industrialist * Chicago Cubs owner - Wrigley Field * Best title to be had ? - rare as such The front page first column has heads on the death and funeral of William Wrigley, the chewing gum industrialist, owner of the Chicago Cubs and for whom the Cubs field is named. The Heads: "Wrigley Rites Tomorrow In Pasadena Home" "Plan Services Here at Same Hour". The article carries over to page 4 where are additional articles on him including: "Fortune of Wrigley Built with Coins of Many Lands" "Wrigley Maker Of History In Chicago Trade - Business Men Tell of His Acumen" "Story Of How Gum Became A Big Business - Chicle and W... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:19

$88.00
175776

MIKE TYSON Knockouts KO's Larry Holmes Heavyweight Boxing Fight 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470173139

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 23, 1988 * Mike Tyson knockouts Larry Holmes * Heavyweight boxing championship bout * Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey The front page of the sport's section has a heading: "For Holmes, Last Fight Is Painfully Short" with large photo (See) First report coverage continues inside with 2 more related photos. Complete 1st and sport's sections only totaling 56 pages, great condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 06:29

$48.00
175703

DALLAS COWBOYS Win Super Bowl VI Football Very 1st NFL Title 1975 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797050395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, January 17, 1972 * Dallas Cowboys win 1st championship * Super Bowl VI vs. Miami Dolphins * NFL - National Football League The front page has a two column heading: "Cowboys lasso Miami" (see) The top of page 4 has a four column headline: "Dallas Cowboys prove ability Sunday" (see) First report coverage on the Dallas Cowboys winning their very 1st Super Bowl championship. Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp with the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 06:35

$52.00
175620

SIEGE OF LENINGRAD Russia Nazis German Blockade BROKEN 1943 WWII Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456132489

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1943 * Siege of Leningrad broken (1st report) * German - Nazi blockade break * Operation Iskra - Saint Petersburg The top of the front page has a five column headline: "RUSSIAN BREAK LENINGRAD SIEGE" with subheads that include: "Eight Lines of Nazi Lines Smashed in Break of Leningrad Ring" and more with related map. More inside. 1st report coverage on the Leningrad blockade finally being broken. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:42

$57.00
175444

BABE RUTH Gene Tunney Booby Jones & More PHOTOS Sport's Stars for 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392442134019

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, January 1, 1928 * Sport's stars & feats of 1927 * Babe Ruth - Gene Tunney - Bobby Jones The front page of this section has ten photos of various sport's stars for the year of 1927 with heading: "Some of the Outstanding Figures of the Past Year in Various Fields of Sport" Nice for display. Also coverage on the various feats that occurred in the past year with much on the New York Yankees who had 110 wins and is considered one of the best baseball teams of all time (1927). Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 15:09

$40.00
175328

Terrific SLAVERY AUCTION Slaves Sale at Montgomery Alabama PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775128461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Jan. 26, 1861 A very rare issue as the front page has a terrific print captioned: "Annual Sale and Hiring of Slaves at Montgomery, Ala." accompanied with an article of the same heading. Only rarely were slave auction prints put in newspapers of the day, and this is great in that it is on the front page. Compounding the rarity is this being an uncommon title. Inside has: "Scene in Front of the Capitol, Montgomery, Ala., on the Day the Ordinance of Secession Was Passed." and a print of: "The Secession War--Scenes on the Ramparts of Fort Sumter." The back page has a political cartoon. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:43

$610.00
175283

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773855528

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 29, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #22 * 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. This is issue number 22. T... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:33

$1,740.00
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