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184564

6 P.T. Phineas T. Barnum Circus Fame as a Publisher 1853 Illustrated Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392953759755

Offered are 6 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, 1853  * Published by P. T. Barnum A lot of six different issues of this scarce title, all from the first 6 months of its existence. P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly". These latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last but 48 issues. Each issue has various prints of event, scenes, and other curious topics. Each is complete in sixteen pages and in good condition.

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Ends October 22, 2020 07:33

$69.00
184519

MEDICINE LODGE TREATY Kansas Plains Indians & Government PRINTS 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952219279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Nov. 16, 1867  * Treaty (treaties) of Medicine Lodge The prime content concerns the Medicine Lodge Treaty, taking all of page 5 and includes 4 prints, the largest captioned: "Council of the Arapahoe & Comanche Indians on Medicine Lodge Creek, Arkansas...". The others show: "Comanche Indians on the Way to the Great Council on Medicine Lodge Creek", "The Peace Commissioners & Indians Going to the Great Council Grounds..." and: "Chiefs of Comanche and Kiowas Signing the Final Peace Treaty". There is a related article as well. Other prints of interesting include: "Laying the Nicolson Pavement in St. Louis" "The Dike...Bergen Hill, New Jersey" "View from East Newark, N.J..." "... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 08:48

$77.00
183186

CHICAGO WHITE STOCKINGS Sox Team w/ Cap Anson PRINT Illustration 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880626444

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885 * Chicago White Stockings w/ Cap Anson The front page shows the parade of 60,000 Sunday school children in Prospect Park. Page 3 has a very nice half page print captioned: "Illinois--The Chicago Baseball Club" showing the entire team in uniform, with a nice article on them on another page (see). Another print shows children dancing around the May Pole, plus a halfpg. montage of 7 prints of "Decoration Day at Antietam--Scenes on the Battlefield." Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:29

$157.00
182804

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Summons PRINTS 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107399843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, March 28, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Impeachment trial summons prints Full ftpg: "Judge Nelson, Administering The Oath To Chief Justice Chase, As Presiding Officer By the Court Of Impeachment, In The Senate Chamber." Fullpg. has two halfpg. illus: "Chief Justice Chase, As President Of The Court Of Impeachment, Administering The Oath To Senator Wade, In The Senate Chamber" & "Mr. Geo. T. Brown, Sergeant-At-Arms Of The Senate, Serving President Johnson, At His Office In The White House, The Summons To Appear Before The High Court Of Impeachment." Fullpg: "Opening Of The High Court Of Impeachment In The Senate Chamber...For The Trial Of Andrew Johnson." Sixteen pages, a few archival ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:20

$52.00
182606

Great EARY BASEBALL Player at Bat COLOR Cover Print 1914 Leslie's Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858452536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE"S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 2, 1914 See the photo for the terrific, color cover on this issue, featuring a baseball player at bat. A terrific item for display. Such color covers rarely survived, hence quite scarce. Very nice condition, although with a rather discrete inked stamp near the top just under the wing of the eagle--almost unnoticeable. Complete with all 20 pages.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:58

$75.00
182076

JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination & Chester A. Arthur Oath PRINTS 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839409059

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 8, 1881 * James A. Garfield assassination * Chester A. Arthur takes oath * Prints - illustrations Full front page: "The Death of President Garfield--Judge Brady Administering The Presidential Oath To Vice-President Arthur." Inside page has 3 illustrations about Garfield's death: "Embalming The Body Of The Deceased" & one of the funeral train near Princeton, N.J., & a report: "Death Of President Garfield", and a full page of: "Post Mortem Examination of the Remains by the Attending Surgeons...". The dramatic doublepage centerfold is of Garfield's body at the Capitol rotunda, being viewed by Arthur & others. It has no binding holes. Front page is black-bordered & has "The Nation... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:05

$71.00
179263

NELLIE BLY Elizabeth Jane Cochrane TRIP AROUND THE WORLD Prints 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372967716438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 8, 1890 * Nellie Bly - American journalist * Around the World - welcome home prints Although there are many prints within this issue, arguably the most interesting is the half page print captioned: "Around The World In Seventy-Two Days and Six Hours--Reception of Nellie Bly at Jersey City on the Completion of Her Journey" which has two prints of her, one in an inset showing her being presented a golden globe. There is another inside showing the train arriving in Philadelphia. Another page has a related article headed: "A Wonderful Achievement". Other prints in this issue include: "The Shut-Down in the Anthracite Coal Region of Penna.--A Colliery Accident..." "Views in the ci... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:05

$168.00
179098

STANDING ROCK INDIAN RESERVATION North & South Dakota SIOUX Print 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961169338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 22, 1887 The full front page shows: "A Curious Indian Ceremony at Standing Rock Agency--the Sioux Chief 'Fire Cloud' Dedicating the Sacred Standing Rock to Peace & Plenty." The centerfold shows: "The Question of National Defenses--Condition of the United States Navy" with 2 scenes. Also: "The Strike of the Coal-Handlers at the Weehawken Docks" and other prints. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:24

$46.00
178776

Very Rare KIT CARSON Frontiersman & Indian Fighter Portrait PRINT 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679914943

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, April 20, 1867 * Kit Carson - frontiersman In 33 years of selling rare newspapers I recall only seeing one image of Kit Carson in a newspaper, and this is it. See the photos for the nice front page image captioned: "Kit Carson, the Celebrated Explored & Indian Agent...". On an inside page is an article on him headed: "Christopher Carson, the Indian Agent". Note: this issue is missing half of the inside pages, so only 8 of 16 pages are present. But fortunately both pages relating to Kit Carson are present. Some dirtiness to the ftpg., some edge wear. A nice display issue.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:36

$65.00
178501

Early CHRISTMAS Children w/ Toys Color PRINT World War I Era 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372926270028

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S, New York, Dec. 17, 1914 A terrific color cover showing two children in bed with toys, etc. A perfect display item for Christmas. With the color back cover as well. Complete issue, great condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:42

$49.00
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
178232

1860 JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers World Heavyweight BOXING Championship PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915331082

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 12, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous & 1st World championship boxing The front page has a dramatic print showing: "Round 37" of the Heenan and Sayer fight, erupting into a riot. Above it is a print of "The Champion's Belt of England...". Within is a double page centerfold which includes 8 prints of the Heenan and Sayers fight, while another 4 page print is mostly damaged due to the typical trimming of the issue. Sixteen pages, minor wear with small archival mends at the margins.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:17

$89.00
176435

1ST African American Black Major City POSTERMASTER Leslie N. Shaw 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828638968

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1963 * Leslie N. Shaw * 1st black postmaster The top of page 17 has a two column heading: "First [Black] in a Postmaster's Job" with photo. (see) First report coverage on Leslie N. Shaw becoming the first African American to become the postmaster of the major United States city. Complete with all 72 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice condition.

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:27

$52.00
175968

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN v Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship PRINTS 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806615921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, March 17, 1860 * John C. Heenan * Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match The double page centerfold features nine prints headed: "Great International Fight in England Between John C. Heenan (Benicia Boy) and Tom Sayers for the Champion's Belt of England." with a bit of text as well. The prints show both men in training for what would become one of the more notable boxing matches of the 19th century. The front page and inside pages including a nice doublepage have prints concerning the "Shoemakers' Strike at Lynn" Massachusetts. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:47

$68.00
175710

NEW YEAR'S Celebration w/ Color Cover Leslie's Illustrated PRINTS 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468410614

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED,New York, Dec. 29, 1892 The issue still retains the typically elusive color front wrapper which shows a nice, wintry scene, captioned: "New Year 1893" see. Very nice for display. The inside ftpg. shows: "The Unique New Year's Festival in Philadelphia--A Procession of Masqueraders...". Other prints include: "The Columbian Exposition" "...An Egg Nogg Party in Richmond, Virginia..." "Impromptu Celebration of New Year's Eve in Front of Trinity Church..." "Christmas In the Holy Land--Scenes in Bethlehem & Jerusalem" "The Florida Phosphate Industry" which has 4 prints. Sixteen pages plus the wrappers. The back color wrapper is present as well. Very nice condition with a few minor marks.

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Ends November 07, 2019 06:38

$44.00
175332

ANDREW JACKSON Square New Orelans Equestrian STATUE Unveil Print 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775129216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 1, 1856 * Andrew Jackson statue unveiling * Jackson Square, New Orleans * Battle of New Orleans equestrian hero Ftpg. shows: "Inauguration of the Jackson Statue, New Orleans--Procession Passing Into Jackson Square, Opposite the Old Cathedral". Prints inside include: "View of Malta & Fortifications..." "English Mail Steamer Entering the Port of Malta"; three prints of "Social Life in Hayti" with text; "Gordon's New Card Press" "Hospital at Scutari, Near Constantinople" for soldiers of the Crimean War. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:45

$37.00
174737

GONE WITH THE WIND Movie Film Premieres in Atlanta GA Georgia 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392382908492

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, December 16, 1939 * Gone With The Wind - film - movie * Premiere in Atlanta, Georgia (1st report) * Clark Gable - Vivien Leigh - Leslie Howard Here is a report on the most successful movie of all time in terms of ticket sales. The front page has a one column heading: "Atlanta Cheers 'Gone With Wind'" Related photo is on page 5. (see) Complete with all 26 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with archival mend along the right margin, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends September 14, 2019 15:01

$62.00
174200

JACOB DA SILVA SOLIS-COHEN Jewish Laryngology Physician w/ Photo 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352576813

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 17, 1893 * Jacob da Silva Solis-Cohen Full ftpg. shows a scene at: "The World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago". Also a great doublepg. centerfold: "The Architecture of the World's Columbian Exposition--Striking Panoramic Effect of the Fair Buildings as seen from the South Colonnade". Of special note is an article: "Notable Jews--Dr. J. Solis Cohen" which includes a photo of him Prints inside includes a fullpg. of: "The Annual Cruise of the New York Yacht Club" "The Wood Industry in Montana" & more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:08

$49.00
174189

PANCHO VILLA Mexican Revolution General Color BULLSEYE Print 1916 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720246025

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 18, 1916 * Mexican bandit Pancho Villa Taking all of the front page is a large, color target with a small illustrated portrait of Pancho Villa in the bulls-eye, and a caption reading: "Making It Hot For Villa". There is another full pg. within which has text & several photos on the search for Villa in Mexico. Much other content as well, including many reports & photos on World War I. The complete issue, a vertical crease at the middle, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:00

$67.00
173568

GONE WITH THE WIND Movie Film Premieres Atlanta Georgia (Day Of) 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690012722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 15, 1939 * Gone With The Wind film premiere in Atlanta Ga (day of) * Clark Gable - Vivien Leigh - Leslie Howard Here is a great report on the most successful movie of all time in terms of ticket sales. The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Atlanta to See if it's True What THEY Say About Dixie" with subhead. Reporting continues on page 31 with related photo. Page 30 has a related advertisement. (see) A historic issue on one of the greatest films of all time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, a few small tape mends alon... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:49

$67.00
170860

GONE WITH THE WIND w/ Vivien Leigh Photo Wins Academy Awards 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243155916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 1, 1940 * "Gone with the Wind" movie * 1940 Academy Awards (1st report) * Vivien Leigh wins w/ photo The front page has a one column heading: "Film Prizes Go to Robt. Donat and Miss Leigh" (see) Photo of Vivien Leigh is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Gone with the Wind is a 1939 American film, a historical epic and romance-drama adapted from Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer-winning 1936 novel of the same name. It was produced by David O. Selznick an... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:39

$57.00
167849

PHILIP STEIN American Rabbi Jewish Jews Judaica BIOGRAPHY Photo 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372481322989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, July 20, 1893 Of special interest is item #XV of "Notable Jews - Hon. Philip Stein" which also includes a photograph & biography of him. Among many other prints & photos is a full ft. page: "Recent Appalling Calamity on the Grounds of the Columbian Exposition at Chicago" showing a building on fire; a full pg. with 2 photos of: "Two New Cup Defenders, the 'Jubilee' and the 'Vigilant' ". and a doublepg. centerfold with 9 photos of: "Independence Day at the Columbian Exposition at Chicago". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:24

$43.00
166171

JOSEPH LEWI 18th Century Czech Jewish-American Physician PHOTO 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111772955

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, July 6, 1893 * Czech Jewish-American physician Of special interest is item #IV of "Notable Jews - Dr. Joseph Lewi" which also includes a photograph & biography of him. Among many other prints & photos is a full page: "Trout Fishing In Canadian Waters", a montage of 11 photos of: "The Season of Summer Outings" in the Adirondacks, Narragansett, Lake George, & more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:43

$43.00
165047

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080123036

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

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:40

$32.00
160453

SANTA CLAUS at Children's Hospital Passing Out Gifts PRINT 1882 Illus. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196578634

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 16, 1882 The full ftpg. is: "Abandoned". A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Visions of Christmas-Tide" has four scenes including a central print showing Santa Claus, with his bag of toys, distributing dolls to a children's hospital (see). A few other Christmas related prints as well. Complete in 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:16

$87.00
160351

Rare First Issue VOLUME 1 NUMBER 1 Leslie's Illustrated w/ Prints 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959828546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 15, 1855 * Volume 1 - Number 1 issue This is the very first issue, volume one, number one, of what would become the first truly successful illustrated newspaper in America, predating even the famous Harper's Weekly by more than a year. Following on the heels of the Gleason's/Ballou's publication which lasted about 10 years, Leslie's would last for 65 years. The ftpg. features illustrations of: "The Arctic Explorers". Other prints within include: "Map of the Three Proposed Pacific Railway Routes" & a nice fullpg: "Panorama of the Great Southern Pacific Railway" which features many iconic images of the West. Plus the bkpg. includes a life-size prin... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:05

$257.00
160165

BASEBALL GAME Post Civil War Full Page PRINT & Bocce Ball Illus. 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372179781652

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 31, 1889 The full ftpg. is a nice print: "At Lake George Landing--Saluting the Passengers". But likely the most significant print is a great full page: "A Base-Ball Incident--Caught Between The Bases" which shows a player caught in a rundown. Other good prints include a half page: "Gioca Di Bocci--Summer Afternoon Scene at an Italian Resort on Staten Island", a rare print showing the sport of Bocce Ball; a great fullpg. print: "Fishing In The Adirondacks" "The Insurrection in Honolulu, Sandwich Islands--The Royal Hawaiian Palace" & more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2018 09:17

$128.00
159345

Rare Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA PA Newspaper w/ Battle of Eutaw Springs SC


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935772584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 29, 1781 * Rare 18th century American title * Great masthead engraving for display I have always thought this newspaper has one of the finest masthead, featuring an uncommonly large engraving with an Indian and an angel on either side of the "Journal", plus a 3-masted ship & other embellishments (see). A decorative issue for display. Inside has a letter from St. Augustine noting: "...We are very apprehensive that the Spaniards mean to pay us a visit in the spring, but if we had 4 or 500 men more here it would not be an easy matter to take this place...". Another news report notes: "...An embarkation of 2 or 3000 me... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2017 15:49

$560.00
158891

Early 1706 Virginia mention THE REHEARSAL London Charles Leslie 1706 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923275391

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REHEARSAL, London, Oct. 9, 1706 * Rare 18th century title * Quite early mention of Virginia A fine single sheet newspaper which lasted only 6 years. It was published by Charles Leslie, considered a violent controversialist who was virtually inextinguishable. Another source notes: "...in August 1704, he had started, in opposition to the ‘Observator’ and Defoe's ‘Review,’ a periodical entitled ‘The Rehearsal.’ It was published...beginning with 10 April 1706. In form ‘The Rehearsal’ was a lively dialogue between Rehearsal and Observator or Countryman, and, though largely occupied with matters of merely ephemeral interest, afforded Les... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 11:47

$47.00
156771

Best AIRPLANE Comedy Film Movie Opening Day AD Review 1980 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372063532334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 2, 1980 * Best "Airplane" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Satirical parody - Leslie Nielsen * Great ad for "The Shining" A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Airplane" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 y... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 10:57

$120.00
154974

TACOMA Washington Georgetown Colorado Western PRINTS 1883 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988074119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883 * Georgetown CO Colorado * Tacoma WA Washington Territory The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a mother at the Tombs jail (see); half page: "The Indian at Work--Maple Sugar Making in the Northern Woods" and "Iowa--Scene at Danbury during the Terrific Tornado...". Also a nice quarter page print of: "Colorado--The Mining City of Georgetown, in Clear Creek Canyon". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:00

$59.00
154973

CHARLES J. GUITEAU James A. Garfield Assassination TRIAL Prints 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988072525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 3, 1881 * President James Garfield assassination * Charles J. Guiteau on trial The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner..."; a fullpg. with 4 prints: "On the Eve of the Thanksgiving Feast--Hunting the Wild Turkey", a small print of: "J. Howard Welles, Blackmailer of Jay Gould." Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 13:58

$56.00
153615

Very Rare BRITISH OCCUPATION Charleston SC Revolutionary War 1782 Tory Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391759458211

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ROYAL GAZETTE, Charleston, South Carolina, July 13, 1782 * Revolutionary War * Extremely rare issue * British occupation Certainly a most rare title, this being just the second issue we have offered in our 40 years in the hobby. This title is the continuation of the "South Carolina & American General Gazette" which began in 1764, but when the British captured Charleston during the Revolution War in May, 1780, the Gazette was seized and turned over to Tory printer Robert Wells who continued the paper under the name "Royal Gazette", reflecting the British perspective. The newspaper lasted less than 18 months under this title, not including a suspension from Aug. 7 - Sept. 7, 1782. Th... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2017 07:56

$4,350.00
153035

MAUCH CHUNK PA Pennsylvania View Jim Thorpe Early Alaska PRINTS 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733975566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1878 * Mauch Chunk PA Pennsylvania (Jim Thorpe) * Early Alaska scenes The full ftpg. is a political cartoon showing Ben Butler (see photo). Among the prints within are: "Mauch Chunk, Pa." "Pennsylvania--An Autumn View of Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' & its Attractions". This town would be re-named "Jim Thorpe". The doublepg. centerfold is a group of 9 prints of: "Illinois--The Growing Industries in the United States--Curing & Packing American Beef...". Also three prints from: "Alaska--The Great Fur-Seal Island in Behring Sea". Attached is the "Supplement" on the "Princess Alice Disaster" which has several related prints. Twent... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:43

$49.00
152828

LESLIE STUART Edwardian Musical Comedy English Composer DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371889099309

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1928 * Leslie Stuart death (1st report) * Edwardian musical comedy composer The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "British Composer, Leslie Stuart, Dies" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 sub... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 15:50

$34.00
152442

SKI JUMPING Winter Sports Red Wing MN Minnesota PRINT & Gambling 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714233743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 2, 1893 A great issue for skiers as the full ftpg. shows: "Winter Sports in the West--Flying On Skis--Thorger Hemmestvedt's Great Jump of 103 Feet at Red Wing, Minnesota". Red Wing is the birthplace of America ski-jumping (see hyperlink). Inside has an interesting full page: "Shall We Restrict Immigration? Specimen Types of Constantly Arriving Immigrants at Ellis Island". A fullpg: "Obsequites of the Late Ex-President Rutherford B. Hayes at Fremont, Ohio" "The Gambling Evil--Scenes in the Pool Rooms of New York", a photo of: "Ignace Paderewski, the Famous Pianist" and more. Sixteen pages, great condition.

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$75.00
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Great DENVER COLORADO Mile-High City Early City View PRINT 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371774489707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 28, 1883 * Early Denver, Colorado The most notable print would be the very nice full page print captioned: "Colorado--View of the City of Denver..." which is a great overview of the city at that time. Other prints include: "New Mexico--The Tertio-Millennial Celebration at Santa F: A Group of Indian Clowns" "The International Rifle Match at Wimbledon" "Colorado--Grand Canyon on the Arkansas--The Royal Gorge" "New Hampshire--Summer Pleasures in the White Mountains" and more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2016 14:43

$74.00
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NELLIE BLY Elizabeth Jane Cochrane TRIP AROUND THE WORLD Prints 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391500169516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Jan. 18, 1890 * Nellie Bly - American journalist print * Around the World (during) Inside has a nice 5 1/2 by 3 1/2 inch portrait of "Nellie Bly", plus a similar-sized portrait of "Miss Elizabeth Bisland", and caption: "The Attempt To Make The Circuit Of The Globe In Seventy-Two Days--Portraits Of The Rival Tourists". Both are part of a brief article entitled: 'The Globe Trotters' " (see). Also in this issue is a full page with six scenes: "Buying A Hundred Shares Of Stock--The Process Illustrated", plus captions for each scene and a report: "A Hundred Shares Of Stock". Plus a full page: "California--Destruction of a Portion of Sierra City on ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2016 06:26

$116.00
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