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195666

GUTTENBERG (Prairie La Porte) IA Clayton County Iowa FOUNDED 1844 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373893449013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Oct. 1, 1844  * Guttenberg, Clayton County, Iowa founded A page 3 article headed: "Prairie LaPorte" reports: "Two hundred or upwards of German families from Hamilton county, Ohio, have made a purchase of Prairie LaPorte, where they are now laying out a city. Prairie LaPorte is in Clayton County, Iowa, on the Mississippi. The site is said to be an excellent one, and the city will be the most northerly one in Iowa..." plus mention there are plans to establish vineyards and cultivate grapes. Note: Upon settlement by the Germans the name of this community was eventually changed to Guttenberg. Four pages, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:00

$38.00
195576

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393869603747

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"Determination of the Administration to Wage a War of Extermination Against the Rebels--All Offers of Amnesty to be Withdrawn" and much more.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

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Ends February 13, 2022 13:28

$42.00
195497

American 18th Century PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373864857179

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

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:05

$120.00
195418

GEORGE 'BUGS' MORAN Chicago Prohibition Era Gangster ARRESTED 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393843812828

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1946  * George 'Bugs' Moran arrested * Chicago Prohibition Gangster Page 21 has a two column head: "Moran, Chicago 'Dry' Era Gangster, Held In Kentucky on Ohio Armed Hold-Up Charge." See photos for the report. The complete 1st section only with all 38 pages. This is the rag edition, printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Great condition.

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Ends February 04, 2022 10:19

$40.00
195714

Historic YURI GAGARIN Vostok 1 Cosmonaut 1st Human SPACE FLIGHT 1961 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373900823953

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND PRESS, Ohio, April 12, 1961  * Yuri Gagarin - Vostok 1 - Soviet cosmonaut * 1st human into outer space (1st report) The  banner headline announces that the Soviets have taken the lead in the space race: "FIRST MAN IN SPACE" with subhead: "Russian Orbits Earth, Then Returns Safely". Also a photo of: "Russian Maj. Yuri Gagarin..." as well as a photo of a celebratory crowd in Moscow streets. Nice for display. The complete first section with pages 1-26, toning at the fold, nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2022 12:05

$79.99
195353

Great V-E DAY Germany Surrenders Nazis Quit 1945 World War II WWII Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373846833242

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND PRESS, Ohio, May 8, 1945  * Germany Surrenders * V-E day - Nazis quit * Great for display A large, bold banner head dominates the front page reading: "ALLIES PROCLAIM VICTORY IN EUROPE" with various related subheads as well. There is a huge red & blue "V" running from top to bottom of the ftpg. making this an exceedingly historic issue for display. The complete first section (of 2) with 14 pages, very minor margin & fold wear, nice condition. A terrific issue for display.

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Ends January 31, 2022 09:43

$210.00
195314

JOHN ADAMS Presidential Acts of Congress Signed - Ohio Land 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393834716097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 31, 1799  * President John Adams * Land Acts of Congress The front page has two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type: John Adams. One is to authorize the sale of: "...certain lands between the Great and Little Miami rivers in the territory of the United States north-west of the Ohio...". Other items include: "Rumors of a Naval Engagement" "Fever at Philadelphia". Four pages, irregular at the spine, a few archival mends at margins inside, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:44

$49.00
195673

Very Early MORMONS Mormonism Kirtland Ohio w/ Leader Joseph Smith 1831 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393890162002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 6, 1831  * Among the earliest of reports to be had * Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio headquarters * Mormons - Latter Day Saints movement * Mormonism leader Joseph Smith Page 2 has an exceedingly early report concerning the Mormons, headed: "The March Of Mormonitism". Based on our database of previous sales, this is the earliest national newspaper we havae encountered withi Mormon content. Five earlier issues are all smaller, regional (and religious) titles. We also have sold the Niles Register but it's report is ten days later than this. As was the case with early Mormon reports, it is highly biased. A few portions--taken from the 'Lockport Balance' newspaper article head... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2022 12:10

$399.99
195219

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393820571044

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

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Ends January 24, 2022 08:58

$54.00
195162

KENT STATE SHOOTINGS Ohio Massacre National Guard STUDENTS Protest1970 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393818293450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, May 6, 1970  * Kent State shootings - massacre * Invasion of Cambodia protest The front page has a four column headline: "Peaceful Protests Mark Slaying of 4" with 2 related photos. Coverage on the Kent State shootings by the Ohio National Guard upon protesting students. Complete in 42 pages, a few small bindings holes along spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2022 08:21

$38.00
195073

Confederate JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Greenback Raid 1864 Civil War Newspper a


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833906054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 18, 1864  * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * From the capital of the Confederacy This newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy has much reporting on the Civil War, but perhaps the most significant is a front page account with heads: "Mosby On the Grand Round" which begins: "Mosby is again on the grand round..." and includes a dispatch signed in type by: R. E. Lee noting: "On the 14th instant Colonel Mosby struck the Baltimore and Ohio railroad at Duffield & destroyed a U.S. mail train consisting of a locomotive and 10 cars & securing 20 prisoners and 15 horses. Among the prisoners are 2 paymasters with $168,000 in government funds." Fu... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:30

$168.00
194984

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373828427760

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

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Ends January 15, 2022 15:11

$455.00
194942

SANDUSKY Lake Erie County OHIO Pre Civil War 1851 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393792000155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, Sept. 22, 1851 * Erie County * Uncommon title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with a few advertisements. Located in Northern Ohio, Sandusky is situated along the shores of Lake Erie. Complete, measures 26 x 19 inches, several folds with a little wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 14, 2022 10:14

$28.00
194928

Rare ANTI YANKEE Pro Confederate Columbus Ohio Civil War LINCOLN 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393791991477

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 8, 1864  * Anti-Union publication Among the articles within are: "General Butler's Campaign Explained" "Fighting on Wednesday--The Rebs Get the Worst of It" "Arrest of Col. Medary" who is the editor of this newspaper. It mentions: "...The cause of his arrest is not stated--indeed the public are not favored with reasons in these arbitrary military arrests...". Also: "The Editor or the N.Y. World to President Lincoln" "War News of the Week" "The Hoax--The Abolition Cloven Foot  Again--Arbitrary Arrests & Lincolnism Extraordinary" "The Lincoln Government Succumbs..." "The Woman's Covenant" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, foxing and... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2022 10:02

$38.00
194857

MICHIGAN TERRITORY Towards Statehood ? & Creating a Constitution 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393777722835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, July 18, 1835 * Michigan territory creating a constitution * A move towards statehood The prime content in this issue would be the complete printing of the: "Constitution of the State of Michigan" which takes almost four pages and concludes with the signatures in type of the various members of Michigan's congress. This constitution would be approved by Michigan residents in October, but statehood would not come until early in 1837 as their was a boundary dispute with Ohio concerning land around Toledo, known as the "Toledo War". This document was an important step towards statehood. This issue also have nearly eleven pages of text on the: "Debate On Executive Patronage" (s... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2022 08:57

$42.00
194828

VANDALIA Early American Colony Kentucky & West Virginia CREATION 1772 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393775201926

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHONICLE, England, July 2, 1772   * Vandalia (colony) creation * Kentucky - West Virginia The back page has a brief item which recalls an interesting moment in American history: the proposed creation of the colony of Vandalia. The report notes: "A Privy Council was held yesterday...when the petition of the Honourable Thomas Wallpole, Samuel Wharton...and others for a grant of a tract of country for a new Colony on the banks of the Ohio in North America, was again taken into consideration, and finally reported upon, in favor of the petitioners." This was to be the colony of Vandalia, in present-day West Virginia and Kentucky, but the  British crown never formally approved. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 in... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2022 13:06

$47.00
194688

JOHN SHERMAN United States Secretary of State & Senator DEATH 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393751302641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 22, 1900 * Politician John Sherman death * United States Senator from Ohio * U.S. Secretary of State 1897-98 The top of the front page has a one column heading: "JOHN SHERMAN" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:25

$40.00
194676

TREATY OF Fort GREENVILLE Wyandots & Delaware People in Ohio 1795 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373811708790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 7, 1795   * Treaty of Greenville Page 2 has an interesting letter from a soldier at the "Head Quarters, Greenville" in which he describes the vicinity: "...much pleased with this country...mere trifle here to procure the necessaries of life. The sod is exceedingly good & the climate is healthy. This place is near the head of a branch of the Mississippi and of St. Laurence...interspersed with large intervals, or meadows without a single tree or bush on them...Peace is concluded. The articles were signed the 3rd...The Indians have all left us..." and more. This is about the Treaty of Greenville in present-day Ohio. Page 3 has a report concerning Mr. Blanchard and a recent balloon launc... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:14

$43.00
194603

1900 AKRON OHIO RACE RIOT Negro Lynching Attempt & Destruction 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373809203125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 23, 1900 * Akron, Ohio race riot of 1900 * Negro lynching attempt The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TERRIBLE DESTRUCTION BY A MURDEROUS MOB" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: On August 22, 1900, Akron experienced its worst riot in history, and possibly the worst riot in Ohio history. This followed the abduction and sexual assault on the six-year-old daughter of the Maas f... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2021 09:03

$52.00
194551

Actor EDWIN BOOTH Richard II Theater Play ASSASSINATION Attempt 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373809155328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, April 25, 1879 * Actor Edwin Booth * Attempted assassination * Mark Gray The top of page 2 has an article headed: "The Booth Shooting" with subhead. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Mark Gray (attempted assassin) was a traveling salesman from Keokuk, Iowa who fired two shots from a pistol at actor Edwin Booth on April 23, 1879. Booth was playing the title role in Richard II (play) at McVickers Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, during the final act of the William Shakespeare tragedy. Gray gave as his motive a wrong done to a friend by Booth. Gray's shots, which were fired from a distance of thirty-four feet, missed Booth... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2021 07:58

$37.00
194507

JAMES BUCHANAN Presidential Inauguration Inaugural Address 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718746100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, March 10, 1857  * President James Buchanan * Inauguration - inaugural address Over one-third of page 2 is taken up with the: "INAUGURAL MESSAGE" of the president, signed in type by him: James Buchanan. Also on pg. 2 is an editorial on: "The Inaugural", and then a report headed: "The New Cabinet". Four pages, a few minor margin tears, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:55

$55.00
194495

Coulter MANSFIELD OHIO Pennsylvania Railroad Trains Disaster 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718693604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 14, 1946 * Pennsylvania Railroad trains disaster * Coulter - Mansfield, Ohio The front page has a one column heading: "Train Crash in Ohio Is Fatal to 18" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the Pennsylvania Railroad, three train collision near Mansfield, Ohio. Related photo is on the back page. Complete with 18 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:37

$40.00
194180

Historic MORMON CHURCH Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints CREATION 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373781435831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1831 * Formation of the Mormon Church * Historic issue Page 17 has a fine and very early account of the formation of the Mormon church, headed: "Mormonism". The bias against the Mormons is revealed in the report, which includes: "...certain knaves, pretending to have some holy writings hidden under a stone in Ontario county...started a new religion! The leaders make bold pretensions and assert a gift to work miracles ....Their great prophet Jo, has selected a part of Geanuga Co., Ohio, and pronounced it to be the promised land....The chiefs of those people... exempt themselves from labor...probably, the grand object for which they have established this religion." ... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:16

$390.00
194175

Rare 18th Century BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS w/ Horseless Carriage ? 1793 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393679176775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, September, 1793  * 18th century American magazine The front page has: "Thoughts On Social Intercourse" the text beginning: "Nobody but a blockhead proves tedious to a company. A man of the world presently comprehends whether he ought to stay or go; and knows to a moment the time it is fit for him to leave those who wish him at a distance..."with much more. The balance of the issue has an eclectic selection of articles including; "Description of Madrid" "Apology for Wrestling" and "Description of the Camel" amongst any more. Near the back is news of the day headed: "Domestick Ocurrences" with various tops including: "Northern Indians" which begins: "...arrived at the war office from t... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:10

$47.00
193901

JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Cavalry Greenback Raid Virginia1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373763884405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 17, 1864  * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Report on the Greenback Raid This issue has much reporting on the Civil War, perhaps the most significant being a page 5 account with heads: "Guerrillas Again Along the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad" "They Attack and Destroy a Train" "Interesting and Full Details". This is an account of John Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid" during which he derailed a train and robbed the paymaster's box of $173,000. This successful Confederate attack on a major transportation artery of the Yankee forces did much to boost morale in the Confederacy during the closing months of the Civil War, and also was the exploit for which John Mosby... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:33

$78.00
193788

CUYAHOGA FALLS Ohio Doodlebug Train Railroad WRECK Disaster 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393637755814

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, August 1, 1940  * Doodlebug train Disaster (1st report) * Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio The top of the front page has a one column heading: "41 KILLED AS TRAIN HITS COACH HEAD-ON AT OHIO JUNCTION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Doddlebug Train disaster at Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Complete with 44 pages, rag edition, a little residue along the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2021 07:45

$40.00
193745

NOTRE DAME Irish vs OSU College FOOTBALL Game of Century (DAY OF) 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393629050181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, November 2, 1935 * GAME OF THE CENTURY ? * Ohio State vs. Notre Dame (day of) * Famous comeback win (pre-game) The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "NOTRE DAME BATTLES OHIO BEFORE 80,000" with subheads and lineups. (see) This would be the famous game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Ohio State Buckeyes. This game is considered by many as the game of the century amongst a few others. Complete with all 44 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. A few creases on the front page. Four small binding holes and a little wear at the blank spine... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2021 11:42

$44.00
193702

1865 Murderer ARTHUR SPRING JR. Capital Punishment PRINT P.T. Barnum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393623924506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, April 16, 1853  * Murderer Arthur Spring * Phineas T. Barnum The front page shows: "Arthur Spring - The Philadelphia Murderer" with related text regarding the murder which contains considerable discussion regarding capital punishment. Inside has content with related images of: "The Baltimore Shot Works" "The Baltimore Lottery" "Accident on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad" and views related to Matanzas, Cuba and both Buenos Aries and Valdivia, South America. Near the back notes the publishers: P.T. Barnum (special partner) and H.D. & A.E. Beach. This title lasted but 48 issues. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:43

$34.00
193461

1890 SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK Southern Sierra Nevada Giant Trees CREATED Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373741352510

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 27, 1890  * Sequoia National Park is created Page 2 has a very notable yet inconspicuous report on the creation of Sequoia National Park. Under the heading: "General Washington News" is a subhead: "The 'Big Trees' National Park" with the text noting: "Secretary Noble has promulgated rules & regulations for the government of the park in Tulare county, California, containing the mammoth or 'Sequia Giantea' trees, created by the act of Congress approved September 25, 1890. The Secretary christens the new park as 'The Sequoia National Park'...". Eight pages, irregular & partially loose at the spine, evenly toned, rather fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 01, 2021 08:02

$49.00
193445

SIEGE OF FORT MEIGS William Henry Harrison vs. Tecumseh War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373740479351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 22, 1813  * Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio * William Henry Harrison Over two pages are taken up with: "Rules and Regulations For  the Army of the United States" which a wealth of great detail & which includes: "Changes In the Uniform of the Army of the United States", with particulars. Eight pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" with subheads: "Military" "North-Western Army" "The Enemy Repulsed" which is a lengthy letter signed; Wm. Henry Harrison concerning the Battle of Fort Meigs against Tecumseh & others. There is also an article: "York--Upper Canada" which is present-day Toronto. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: ... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2021 14:29

$37.00
193392

GALVESTON TX Texas Island Fire Disaster 1877 Cleveland Ohio Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393600525915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, June 9, 1877 * Galveston TX Texas fire This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page has one column headings: "Galveston Fire" "Losses and Insurance by Yesterday's Fire" See image for text here. Complete, minor margin wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2021 14:47

$25.00
193212

Rare NORWALK Huron County OHIO w/ Mormons Mormonism 1857 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728534169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, May 5, 1857 * Uncommon publication Page 2 has: "Affairs in Utah" taking one-third of a column, detailing the 6 (quite biased) reasons why one of the justices of the Utah Territory supreme court has resigned. A few include in part: "...Brigham Young, the governor...is the acknowledged head of the 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints', commonly called 'Mormons', and as such head the Mormons look to him, and to him alone, for the law...", and also that: "...there is a secret oath-bound organization among...the church...to acknowledge no law save the law of the 'holy priesthood' which comes to the people through Brigham Young, direct from God...prophetic successor of Joseph Smith, who was... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:11

$59.00
193149

CIVIL RIGHTS ACT Bill Congress Passes Voted Into Law HISTORIC ! 1964 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393576341498

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BRYAN TIMES, Ohio, July 2, 1964  * American Civil Rights Act of 1964 * Passes Congress - signing into law * Nice headline for display * Early, same day report The front page features an historic banner headline: "HOUSE PASSES RIGHTS BILL". The report begins: "The House finally passed and sent to the White House today far-reaching civil rights legislation born of race violence, bombings, vote curbs and continued resistance to school integration...". President Johnson would sign the bill on this day making it the law of the land. As noted in Wikipedia: "The Civil Rights Act of 1964, enacted July 2, was a landmark piece of legislation in the United States  that outlawed major forms of discrimination against blacks... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2021 07:54

$135.00
193118

Very 1st NCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL Championship Oregon Ducks 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722469615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, March 28, 1939 * Very first "March Madness" NCAA basketball championship in 1939 The top of page 3 of the sport's section has 1st report coverage on the final game of the very first NCAA basketball championship ever held, with heading: "OREGON BEATS OHIO STATE FOR NATIONAL TITLE" (see) With present-day interest in the NCAA tournament culminating in a highly hyped "March Madness" tournament which dominates the sports world for weeks, it is interesting to note the very modest beginning of this famed tournament. A rare opportunity for a newspaper account of the very first NCAA basketball championship. Complete with 28 pages, light toning at the margins with a few archival mends on the front page, ... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:29

$52.00
192655

OHIO STATE BUCKEYES vs. California Bears Rose Bowl Football Win 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393529865055

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1950  * Rose Bowl: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. California Golden Bears  * Orange Bowl: Santa Clara vs. Kentucky Wildcats  * Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma Sooners vs. LSU Tigers  * Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. North Carolina Tar Heels  The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ohio State Field Goal in Last Two Minutes Beats California in Rose Bowl" with subhead. (see) The top of page 16 has a two column headline: "Buckeyes Down Bears In Rose Bowl Thriller" with subheads, photo and stats. (see) Also reports on the Orange, Cotton and Sugar Bowl games. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Co... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2021 11:58

$62.00
192641

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Old Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393529814712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, September 24, 1881  * President James S. Garfield death * Best publication to be had See the photos for one of the more graphic presentations of a presidential funeral. Perhaps not surprisingly because Garfield was from Cuyahoga County, the county of Cleveland, making this essentially his "hometown" newspaper. The first column has some nice  heads as well including: "COMING HOME" "From the Scene of Many Triumphs" "To Ohio That He Loved Me So Well" "The Remains of the Late President" "Lying in State in the Great Capitol" and much more. The entire font page and more inside are taken up with reports of the Garfield funeral including a page 4 illustration of Garfield. Complete in 8 pages... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2021 11:22

$93.00
192585

Best MAN WALKS ON THE MOON Neil Armstrong Apollo 11 1969 Wapakoneta OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373691569271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WAPAKONETA DAILY NEWS, Ohio, July 21, 1969 * Best issue to have on this historic event ? * Neil Armstrong's hometown newspaper A great issue on this significant event as this newspaper is from Neil Armstrong's hometown. Typically issues of this date carried a headline "Man Walks On Moon" but this hometown newspaper personalized the report honoring their local hero with: "NEIL STEPS ON THE MOON". This is likely the only newspaper in the country with such a headline, and not being able to have a newspaper from where the event happened, this would be the next best thing. The front page photo shows Neil's parents. The issue is complete in 10 pages and is in excellent condition. A very scarce issue given the limited pre... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2021 10:21

$485.00
192556

SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA w/ Gettysburg North Maryland Civil War MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373690232647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1862  * Southern Pennsylvania, Northern Maryland map The front page features a rather large Civil War map headed: "Operations On The Baltimore And Ohio Railroad" showing much of Maryland, parts of Virginia and the southern portion of Pennsylvania including Gettysburg & Harrisburg. Plus there are front page column heads including: "The Battle of Mill Spring, Ky." "The Rebel Account of the Battle" "Another Union Account of the Victory" "Full Details of the Action" "Total Rout & Demoralization of the Rebels" plus more. There is also a small diagram of the: "Serious Fires In New York". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2021 08:51

$50.00
192417

SHAWNEETOWN Gallatin County Illinois Ohio River FLOODING Disaster 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393504197036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 4, 1898 * Shawneetown, Illinois flooding disaster * Gallatin County - Ohio River The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HUNDREDS DROWNED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 4 pages, 23 x 19 1/2 inches, a few small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 13, 2021 07:53

$40.00
192403

Rare 18th Century GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES Philadelphia PA 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393502213898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1795  This city was the capital of the United States at the time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. Page 3 has: "Important and Pleasing Intelligence" from Fort Washington, noting: "The Indians have by their deputies generally applied for a Treaty of Peace with the United States...that preliminary articles are signed, proposing to meet for that purpose at Greenville..." with another letter noting: "I am now happy to inform you that we are in a fair way to obtain peace with the hostile Indians on this side the Ohio..." with more. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition. This was the home of the nation's capital at the time while awaiting... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2021 13:49

$64.00
192219

1898 Magazine w/ 1st Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373673917033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 10, 1898  * 1st ever automobile advertisement (historic) * Horseless carriage A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the very first appearance, which was in the July 30, 1898 issue).  The top of the back page has an advertisement headed: "A DELIGHTFUL DRIVE...manufactured by "The Winton Motor Carriage Co., Cleveland, Ohio". Other details mentioned in the ad, plus a photo of a couple riding in the vehicle.   The advertisement measures 2 5/8 by 2 1/8 inches. The issue is complete in 16 pages, filled with v... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2021 13:42

$55.00
191415

ABORTIONS ARE MADE LEGAL Roe v. Wade SUPREME COURT DECISION 1973 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373642626262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Ohio, Jan. 23, 1973 * Abortion made legal * Roe v. Wade decision * U.S. Supreme Court *** Front leaf only *** This is the front leaf only. The front page has the Supreme Court's landmark decision on Roe v. Wade. While some of the coverage was continued onto inside pages which are not present, finding issues with the Roe v. Wade decision are quite rare. The 3 column, 3-line heading states: "Ruling Signals Change In Ohio Abortion Law" (see) This front page also has the two-line full-banner heading: "LBJ's Body To Lie In State In Capitol; Procession Will Be Wednesday" with considerable coverage of the death of ex-President Lyndon B. Johnson. The front leaf only, very good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2021 07:40

$68.00
191209

Uncommon Early 19th Century EXETER NH New Hampshire Nice Masthead 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393417525959

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONSTITUTIONALIST, Exeter, New Hampshire, Feb. 12, 1811  Perhaps the most interesting feature of this issue is the masthead as each letter in the title is encircled in an interlocking ring & labeled with one of the then 17 states in the Union, the last being Ohio. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 29, 2021 12:18

$36.00
191193

SPRINGFIELD Clark County OHIO Race Riot Houses Burned NEGROES 1906 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373632075618

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 28, 1906 * Springfield Ohio * Clark County * Race riot - Negroes The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MOB DESTROYS NEGRO HAUNTS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, 2 small library stamps within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends July 29, 2021 12:09

$40.00
191052

ULYSSES S. GRANT Promoted Major General of U.S. Army 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373624239107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 21, 1863  * Ulysses S. Grant promoted * Major General in Civil War Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Rosecrans Relieved of Command" "Gen. Grant Given Command of the Armies of the Cumberland, Ohio & Kentucky" "Gen. Thomas to Command at Chattanooga" "Battle of Colliersville & Pursuit of Chalmers" "The Enemy's Superior Numbers Beaten at Bahalia, Wyatt and Beyond" "The Disappearance of General Lee" "His Forces Marching Toward Thoroughfare Gap" "Maryland Still in Danger" and more. Eight pages, minor damp stain in a lower corner, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2021 11:58

$28.00
190933

Rare HIPPIES Era Columbus Ohio Counter Culture Anti-Vietnam War 1973 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373616088696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBUS FREEPRESS & COWTOWNTIMES, Ohio, Oct. 16, 1973  * Rare hippies publication This is an alternative journal published since 1970. Founded as an underground newspaper centered on anti-war and student activist issues, after the winding down of the Vietnam War it successfully made the transition to the alternative weekly format focusing on lifestyles, alternative culture, and investigative journalism, while continuing to espouse progressive politics. Tabloid-size, 16 pages, address label still affixed, good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2021 15:05

$52.00
190928

SCHOOL BIBLE READING is Unconstitutional w/ Supreme Court RULING 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393395395829

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, Ohio, June 18, 1963 * Bible reading in school is banned by the Supreme Court Although we have had several newspapers reporting this event, this is the very first issue we have seen with a banner (edge to edge) headline announcing: "SCHOOL BIBLE-READING BARRED". Included is a subhead: "Court Voids Compulsory Prayer Also". The front page also has a photo of Mrs. Madalyn E. Murray along with her son, Garth, and her mother. (note: in 1965 she would marry Richard O'Hair, changing her name to the more commonly known Madalyn Murray O'Hair.) The article begins: "The Supreme Court yesterday barred Bible-reading and recital of the Lord's Prayer in public schools as part of required classroom e... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2021 15:02

$210.00
190608

Peter Cooper's TOM THUMB 1st American Steam Railroad Locomotive 1830 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393373072321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 4, 1830  * Peter Cooper's Tom Thumb * 1st American steam locomotive The front page has a report of the inauguration of the first railroad locomotive built in America. Headed: "Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road" the report begins by reporting the completion of the past piece of the 13 mile railroad line to Ellicott's Mills & the formal placement of the keystone in the last arch. They make mention of Peter Cooper's steam-powered railway engine (the 'Tom Thumb' but not mentioned here by name) with: "Twenty-four of the persons who witnessed the ceremony were taken to the spot by Mr. Cooper's locomotive engine--the whole weight moved being about 4 1/2 tons. The thirteen miles were made i... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2021 08:16

$40.00
190554

CITY OF PITTSBURG Steamboat Ohio River Cairo IL FIRE Disaster 1902 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373594523339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 21, 1902 * City of Pittsburg steamboat fire disaster * Ohio River - near Cairo, Illinois The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LIVES LOST IN BURNING VESSEL" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, a few small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 27, 2021 10:35

$40.00
190422

William McKINLEY NATIONAL MEMORIAL Canton, Ohio Dedication 1907 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373590816099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 30, 1907 * President William McKinley ceremony * McKinley National Memorial monument * Canton, Stark, County, Ohio dedication The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "MEMORIAL TO M'KINLEY IS DEDICATED" with subheads and photo (grainy). (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: The McKinley National Memorial dedication on September 30, 1907 was one of the most memorable events in Cant... See More  

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Ends June 24, 2021 09:21

$45.00
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