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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
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
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
190072

USS OHIO (BB-12) United States Navy Battleship LAUNCHING Launched 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576216364

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 18, 1901 * USS Ohio (BB-12) battleship * United States Navy The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE OHIO LAUNCHED" 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, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 11, 2021 07:16

$42.00
189374

ANNA MARIE HAHN Woman Serial Killer Electric Chair EXECUTION 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373534030769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 8, 1938 * Anna Marie Hahn execution (electric chair) * German-American Woman serial killer (poison) The top of page 6 has a two column heading: "'Don't Do This to Me,' Cried Mrs. Hahn in Ohio Death Chair" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 09, 2021 08:08

$44.00
189140

SOUTHERN HOTEL St. Louis MO Missouri FIRE Holocaust Disaster 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373519790174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, April 14, 1877 * Southern Hotel fire disaster * St. Louis, Missouri The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "ST. LOUIS CALAMITY" "A Man Supposing His Wife Killed Shoots Himself" "Eleven Persons Known to Have Been Killed" and more. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2021 15:27

$28.00
189136

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON for President & John Tyler for VP Notice 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373519789463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATLAS, Boston, December 18, 1839 * William Henry Harrison for president The masthead includes a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle. Page 2 has graphic embellishment which heads: "For President, WM. HENRY HARRISON, of Ohio - For Vice President, JOHN TYLER, of Virginia. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends April 30, 2021 15:26

$30.00
188238

COLONIAL AMERICA Town Layout Diagram Pre Revolutionary War Tensions1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473608243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1770  Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a fascinating article titled: "New Plan for an American Town" which takes over a full page and which includes an interesting and unusual print of it (see). A legend of the various parts of the town is included as well, including the "common land" the "public squares" and various other aspects of such a town. No doubt many 18th century towns in the colonies were laid out using this plan. Also of great interest are over two pages headed "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with a letter: "To the Betrayed Inhabitants of the City & Colony of New York" which is terrific reading on the harsh treatment of the colonists by th... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:04

$87.00
187561

USS AKRON United States Navy Rigid Airship Very 1st Test FLIGHT 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393114118465

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 24, 1931 * USS Akron (ZRS-4) very 1st test flight * United States Navy rigid airship The front page has a nice banner headline: "GIANT U.S. WAR DIRIGIBLE PROVES AIR QUEEN" with subheads and photo of the airship flying over Akron, Ohio. Nice for display. First report coverage on the very 1st test flight of the USS Akron, a helium-filled rigid airship of the U.S. Navy. Complete with 26 pages, light toning at the margins, Small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice

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Ends February 28, 2021 13:23

$44.00
187323

Early 19th Century BUILDING ST. LOUIS Missouri MO 2000 Population 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436532911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 10, 1818  * Building St. Louis, Missouri A pg. 2 report from Missouri datelined St. Louis says that: "...three millions of bricks...have been laid here since...April...", and that there is a printing office and two banks there, it is situated near rich lead runs, enjoys a great commerce with the Indians, has a population of 2000 and a bit more. Another report from the Pittsburgh Gazette states that on a particular day the beach of the Monongahela was: "...lined with flat boats destined for the Illinois and other districts below the Falls of Ohio. The...emigrants ...are... composed of English...". Four pages, a bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:07

$38.00
186731

Rare PHONETIC REFORM New Spelling Language Teachings 1850 Cincinnati Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393073782813

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WECLI FONETIC ADVOCET, Sinsinati, O., Octobur 5, 1850  * Rare publication [Weekly Phonetic Advocate, Cincinnati, Ohio]  This is one of the more curious newspapers of the 19th century. During this time there was a movement afoot to create a new mode of writing & spelling: to spell words as they sounded, phonetically. Obviously it never caught on, but it did result in this unusual newspaper which is almost entirely written phonetically. This newspaper lasted a bit over 3 years. The front page: "Explanation" begins: "The Spelling and Writing Reform consists in the introduction of a complete alphabet of 40 letters (which represents all the sounds of the English language.)..." with more, and adjacent to it is the: "English... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 15:09

$47.00
186502

(2) MICHAEL JORDAN'S "The Shot" w/ Famous PHOTO Chicago Bulls 1989 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373392782918

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 8 & 9, 1989 * Michael Jordan's "The Shot" w/ iconic photo * Chicago Bulls folklore - NBA basketball * A two issue set The front page of the sport's section of the May 8th issue has a one column heading: "Jordan Takes Air Out of Cavaliers, and Bulls Advance" First report coverage continues inside this section. (see) The top of page 7 of the sport's section of the May 9th issue has the iconic photo showing Jordan just after "The Shot", a buzzer beater shot by Jordan that gave the Bulls a victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. (see) Each issue has the complete 1st and sport's sections only totaling 42 and 40 pages, very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Shot was a basketball play that occ... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2021 15:31

$115.00
186430

James GADSDEN PURCHASE Arizona & New Mexico Treaty Finalized 1854 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393052193334

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Feb. 17, 1854  * James Gadsden * Gadsden Purchase * Arizona & New Mexico Page 3 has an article; "Mexican Treaty" which concerns the Gadsden Purchase, the purchase of land in Southern Arizona and Southwestern New Mexico from Mexico. It would become effective on June 8. This article is a letter to the Senate from the President with his thoughts on it, beginning: "I transmit to the Senate for its consideration with a view to ratification a treaty between the United States of America & the Mexican Republic..." with more.

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Ends January 11, 2021 08:11

$29.00
185918

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393023325303

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

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Ends December 19, 2020 11:27

$48.00
185847

LARRY KELLEY Yale University College Football Wins HEISMAN TROPHY 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020542999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 17, 1936 * Larry Kelley wins Heisman Trophy * Yale University college football * Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio The top of page 25 has one column headings : "KELLEY RECEIVES HEISMAN TROPHY; DISCUSES GAME" "Yale End Calls Football Big Business" with smaller subheads. (see) First report coverage on Larry Kelley winning the Heisman Trophy out of Yale University. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 17, 2020 08:31

$40.00
185139

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Letter Type Signed Mississippi River 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284492759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 13, 1803  * President Thomas Jefferson * Mississippi River Navigation Page 2 has a letter of reply from the President to the state of Ohio concerning issues relating to the navigation of the Mississippi River. It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Mention of a  ship Hannah: "...seized...at Wilmington, N.C. for having received on board 7 negroes at Cape Francois and landed them at Savannah, Ga. for sale." Four pages, minor archival mend near the top of page 2, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:54

$30.00
184339

Rare NORWALK Huron County OHIO w/ Mormons Mormonism 1854 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392937119253

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, Nov. 28, 1854 * Uncommon publication Page 2 has an article headed: "The Mormons" See images for text here. An uncommon from pre-Civil War Ohio. Contains other news of the day with many advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, some period stray writing above the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:49

$34.00
184234

DIMEBAG DARRELL Abbott Heavy Metal Band Pantera Guitarist DEATH 2004 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934954300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 10, 2004 * Dimebag Darrell killed (1st report) * Heavy metal guitarist - Pantera Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Heavy-Metal Fans Shaken by Killings in Ohio Club" The article carries over to page 22 with banner headline and 2 related photos. (see) Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. Complete with all sections (150+ pages), great condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:06

$72.00
183705

MORMONS Mormonism Attacked by Indians Salt Lake City Settlements 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373146615332

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Oct. 13, 1853 * Mormons attacked by Native Americans Page 2 has: "The Mormons in Trouble" which includes in part: "...The Indians are actually harassing the Mormons at a sad rate..." with various details, and ending with: "paradisaical...Life at Salt lake will not be, for a time at least, the paradisaical affair it was wont to be." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:14

$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
182984

Very Early ULYSSES S. GRANT West Point Military Academy Entree 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373115007674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 20, 1839 * Very early Ulysses S. Grant * West Point cadet admission A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant, as the front page contains a "...list of cadets admitted into the institution in June last:..." and what follows is those admitted from each of the states amongst which is: "Ohio--Robert Hazlett, Ulysses S. Grant, Wm. F. Raynolds...". He would graduate from West Point in 1843, ranking 21st in a class of 39. At the academy, he established a reputation as a fearless and expert horseman. Great to have such an early mention of Grant long before he would become a household name in American history, and also great to have on the front page. T... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2020 07:40

$98.00
182699

Brigham's Son JOHN WILLARD YOUNG Arrested for Bigamy Mormons 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863978103

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FINDLAY DAILY JEFFERSONIAN, Ohio, Feb. 16, 1881 * John Willard Young arrested for bigamy The ftpg. has an article headed: "For Bigamy" "Brigham's Son Arrested at the Instance of His Philadelphia Wife", the report noting in part: "...will be remembered...John W. Young, son of Brigham, married a Phil. lady...under promise of never practicing polygamy...violated his promises..." with more. Four pages, damp staining some margin tears, a small ad clipped from the back leaf.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:57

$28.00
182053

ABRAHAM LINCOLN State of the Union Address Criticized 1861 Pro Rebel Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839347247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 12, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * State of the Union Address criticized * General P. G. T. Beauregard letter Among the articles are a lengthy ftpg. report: "The President's Message" which is commentary on Lincoln's recent state-of-the-union address. Most of pg. 2 has: "Report of the Secretary of War". Other items include: "Horrors of Civil War in Missouri" "Brother Against Brother" "A Declaration of Independence - Cabal Against the President" "Criticisms of Republican Papers on President Lincoln's Message" "Curious Letter from Gen. Beauregard" is signed by him in type: G. T. Beauregard. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, scattered foxing, nice condition. Described as "The Ho... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:49

$37.00
182040

JESSE OWENS Ohio State Buckeyes Record Break Track Star w/ PHOTO 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084190556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 23, 1935 * Jesse Owens on the World stage * Ohio State Buckeyes track star * Leading candidate for Berlin Olympics The front page of ths section has a one column heading: "OWENS REGISTERS FOUR-EVENT SWEEP" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page with photo. (see) Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:40

$47.00
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
181545

JESSE OWENS Ohio State Buckeyes Record Break Track Star w/ PHOTO 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373061756032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 2, 1935 * Jesse Owens on the World stage * Ohio State Buckeyes track star * Leading candidate for Berlin Olympics Page 2 of the section has a two column heading: "Owens's record-Breaking Feats Presage Brilliant Olympic Mark" with subhead and photo of Owens crossing the finish line. (see) This was just a week after his famous performance at Ann Arbor. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: His achievement of setting three world records and tying another in less than an hour at the 1935 Big Ten track meet in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has been called "the greatest 45 minutes ever in spo... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:15

$52.00
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
181303

Huge WARREN HARDING Republican Presidential Nomination PHOTO 1920 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373052323367

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, June 20, 1920 * Warren Harding nominated for President * 1928 Republican National Convention This is complete 20 page "Rotogravure Picture Section" only has the front page entirely taken up with a huge photo captioned: "Senator Warren Gamaliel Harding OF Ohio, Republican Nominee for President of the United States" Nice for display. Other topics throughout, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 14, 2020 09:55

$40.00
180840

Rare Pro South BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas VA Virginia 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392778740363

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, July 25, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas, Virginia * Pro-Confederate title A wealth of early reporting on the Civil War including text on the historic Battle of Bull Run. The front page includes: "The Strength of Manassas Junction" "Save the Country" "Unheeded Warning!--The Fatal Blow was Struck!--Ruin Staring Us in the Face!" and more. Inside: "Another Sad & Fatal Mistake--Killed & Wounded at Rich Mountain" "The Kanawha Expedition" "The First Fight at Bull's Run--Interesting Details of the Conflict" "A Change in the Cabinet, the Result of Our Defeat at Manassas!" "The Repulse at Manassas--Only 15,000 in the Fight--The Causes of the Disaster Set Forth in Detail" "Message of Presid... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:15

$72.00
180299

WOMEN Woman's & the Temperance Movement Anti-Alcohol Crusade 1874 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015242372

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 7, 1874 * Women and the Temperance movement * Woman's Christian Temperance Union * Anti-alcohol crusade in Ohio The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE DEMON ALCOHOL" "Ohio Ladies Battling with Intoxicating Beverages" "New Victories Reported" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:24

$33.00
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
179565

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Chancellorsville 1863 Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981887689

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1863 * Newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy * Confederate Victory at Chancellorsville * Much on Civil War events in Virginia Not only is this a nice Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy. Much war reporting in this issue, as the top of the front page has an historic & significant report headed: "From The Seat Of War In Virginia--Sensation's Stories In This City--Movement Of The Enemy" which covers the battle of Chancellorsville as it was still going 0n. Bits include: "...On every hand the questions were asked ''Where is General Lee?--Where is our army?...The above, coolly translated, seems to mean that the Yankee cavalry...left Spotsylv... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:12

$198.00
179468

Best SAMUEL MEDARY Pro Confederate Civil War Crisis ARRESTED 1864 Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716957331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 1, 1864 * Samuel Medary arrested * Best title to be had (rare) A notable issue as the front page has good content reporting on the arrest of Samuel Medary, the publisher of this newspaper. The first article is: "Is It Revolution! -- More Arrests" followed by: "Liberty Lies Sunned & Bleeding From Assassin Blows & Wounds!" which is more concerning the arrest of Medary. Page 4 has a nice editorial concerning the arrest of Medary, as well as an article: "Arrest of Sam. Medary As a Conspirator", with other related articles. Terrific to have this content in Medary's own newspaper! See the hyperlink for much more on the interesting history of Medary and "The Crisis". Eight pages, never bo... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:33

$133.00
179425

Rare SAMUEL MEDARY Crisis Editor Arrested & Abraham Lincoln 1864 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715330115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 25, 1864 * Samuel Medary arrested * "The Crisis" editor A significant issue as page 4 has a notice: "To Our Subscribers" which comments on the arrest of Samuel Medary, this newspaper's editor & publisher, noting in part: "...about our being arrested on last Friday by Deputies U.S. Marshals Sands and Wheeler for conspiracy...". Further on is the news report: "We learn that Gov. Medary was arrested yesterday by Deputy U.S. Marshals and taken to Cincinnati. What offense this veteran statesman and patriot is accused of we are at a loss even to surmise..." with more on this. This newspaper was critical of the U.S. limiting slavery and of the war itself. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Shee... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:26

$79.00
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
178414

1st ELECTRIC TOY TRAIN Carlisle & Finch & Winton Automobile ADS 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649318805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 22, 1898 * 1st electric toy train: ad for Carlisle and Finch * 1st automobile advertisement - horseless carriage For the model railroad hobbyist & car enthusiast this issue has two significant advertisements. First, an illustrated ad for the very first electric toy train: "Carlisle & Finch Co." of Cincinnati, Ohio. The ad is for their toy "Electric Railways, $3.50 to $7." Carlisle & Finch was the creator of the very first electric toy train. They first appeared in 1897 making this a very early advertisement. The ad measures a bit less than 1 by 2 1/2 inches. Secondly, the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the first appearance, which... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:33

$65.00
178404

Early Rare BASEBALL League Championship Scene PRINT 1885 Illustrated Newspaperr


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372923661057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 10, 1885 * Early baseball print The full ftpg. has 2 prints on: "Canada - The Anti-Vaccination Riots at Montreal...". The prime print inside would be the very nice halfpg. captioned: "Illinois - The Struggle for the Baseball Championship - The Third & Deciding Game Between the Chicago and New York Clubs..." which shows an action scene on the ball field. Also within: "Georgia - Robert Toombs" and a nice doublepg. centerfold being a montage of 4 prints on: "Pennsylvania - Improving the Navigation of the Ohio River - Completion of the Great Work...at Davis Island Dam, Pittsburgh". Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:27

$183.00
177972

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA w/ BLEAK Outlook by Editor 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622104594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 12, 1862 * Confederate editor gives a pessimistic outlook The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The Enemy Of James River", "From Northern Virginia", "Fredericksburg--The Recent Yankee Raid", "The Navigation of The Mississippi", "Latest News From The North", and many subheads, including: "The Advance of the Yankees in North Carolina--Speculations as to the Object of Their Attack", "From the Armies in the Southwest", and more. There are also many Acts of the Confederate Congress. The bkpg. has a lengthy editorial, always interesting reading in this title, beginning: "The interest of the moment is absorbed in the movements of McClellan and Lee. The Northern p... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:33

$84.00
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
176566

JOHN D. "BONESETTER" REESE Baseball Doctor Therapy DEATH 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523796533

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1931 * John D. "Bonesetter" Reese death * Major League Baseball trainer * Youngstown, Ohio "baseball doctor" Page 19 has a one column heading: "BONESETTER REESE DIES AT AGE OF 76" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of John D. Reese, Major League Baseball trainer who was known for his ability to get injured athletes back into the game. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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 ra... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2019 15:27

$42.00
176492

Uncommon FINDLAY OHIO Hancock County "Flag City, USA" 1880 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392520130029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FINDLAY DAILY JEFFERSONIAN, Ohio, Nov. 17, 1880 * Uncommon title * "Flag City, USA" The 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, some illustrated. Complete, a little irregular along the spine, light damp staining, generally in good condition.

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Ends December 05, 2019 15:01

$27.00
175482

The GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 Cleveland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING NEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 14, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire The top of the front page has a column with heads: "THE CHICAGO FIRE!" "Measure For the Relief Of The Sufferers" "The Chicago Fire" with related reports taking over a full column. Also on the ftpg: "FROM CHICAGO--Plenty of Rain--No More Fires Apprehended--Excitement Over Reported Incendiarism". More on page 2 as well with: "Among The Ashes" with subheads; "Suffering Chicago" and more subheads; and a lengthy editorial headed: "Chicago as it Is and Will Be". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, generally good condition.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:28

$49.00
175255

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429798663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLIC, Ohio, Nov. 2, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice The front page has nearly 2 columns taken up with a great & detailed letter headed: "Climbing Pike's Peak". Page two has a political notice supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, Hannibal HAMLIN, Of Maine" with a bit more. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:13

$42.00
174851

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742759133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 15, 1864 * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Early report on the Greenback Raid Although there is much Civil War reporting on the front page perhaps the most significant a brief item near the bottom of the back, headed: "Guerrillas at Work Again on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" which reads: "A party of guerrillas captured the westward bound train on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad last night, robbed the passengers and burned the cars. No other particulars have been received." This is a very early report & consequently has few details. It is following by another headed: "Guerrillas in Maryland" mentioning that: "A small body of Moseby's guerrillas c... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:08

$57.00
173827

CLEVELAND Ohio CIRCUS Fire Disaster w/ Many Wild Animals Killed 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372697746792

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 4, 1942 * Cleveland, Ohio circus fire * Ringling Brothers animals The front page has a four column heading: "Circus Fire Kills 35 Animals" (see) First report coverage on the fire disaster of the Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus at Cleveland, Ohio that killed many wild animals. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 27, 2019 09:30

$48.00
172319

GEMINI 9 IX Thomas P. Stafford Spaceflight NASA Launch & Orbit 1966 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653720706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Ohio, June 4, 1966 * Gemini 9A IX- orbit * NASA's Gemini Program * Astronaut Thomas P. Stafford * Eugene A. Cernan The front page has a five column headline: "Spacewalk Delayed; Shroud Won't Budge" Coverage on the Gemini IX space flight. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:13

$37.00
172306

ABRAHAM LINCOLN INAUGURATION Inaugural Address 1865 Pro Confederate Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653485221

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 8, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * Inaugural address on the ftpg. * Closing weeks of the Civil War * In a pro-Confederate title Among the front page reports is: "Inauguration of President Lincoln--His Address" which contains his address in full, ending with the immortal words: "With malice towards none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right...". Page 4 has an editorial headed: "Lincoln's Inaugural", critical of him as would be expected from this newspaper. One bit notes: "...It is brief, for Mr. Lincoln appears to have nothing to say. He ventures no predictions, for the reason that he seems to have learned that all his predictions... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:19

$490.00
170856

CADIZ Harrison County OHIO Coal Mine Mining EXPLOSION Disaster 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605789059

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1940 * Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio * Nelms coal mine explosion disaster The front page has a great banner headline: "EXPLOSION BURIES 25 ALIVE" with subhead and small related map. Nice for display. Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage on the disaster at the Nelms mine of the Ohio-Pennsylvania coal company in Cadiz, Ohio. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:37

$57.00
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