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197797

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York & Patrick Henry Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062153423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1776   * Battle of Long Island w/ map * Revolutionary War * Patrick Henry This issue is filled with a great wealth of notable content concerning the Revolutionary War, however the prime piece here is the nice foldout map titled: "Sketch of the Country Illustrating the late Engagement in Long Island". The map measures 9 by 13 inches & shows the region from Amboy in New Jersey to "Hamsted Plains" and a bit beyond, and north to West Chester & New Rochelle. Points of interest on the map include New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Jamaica, "Flat Bush", New York, Harlem & Flushing. Also shown on the map are Bergen Point, Staten Island Oyster Bay, Governor's Island, King's Bridge & Long Island Sound. Th... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:33

$565.00
197628

LZ 129 HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin Very 1st Maiden FLIGHT 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394049934641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 5, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin 1st flight * Lakehurst, New Jersey disaster fame  Page 3 has a small one column heading: "New Zeppelin Flies" with photo of Hugo Eckener. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st flight of the infamous airship.  Complete with 26 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 28, 2022 10:05

$40.00
197270

BAYONNE NJ New Jersey Standard Oil REFINERY STRIKES Riots Clash 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374016638372

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 23, 1915 * Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey * Standard Oil and Tidewater Petroleum * Constable Hook refinery strikes begin The front page has a banner headline: "Six Are Shot In Strike Disorders At Bayonne" 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. Rare as such. Complete with 16 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, a little irregular along the  spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 11, 2022 10:50

$40.00
197144

Ernie ERNEST INGENITO Franklin Minotol New Jersey SPREE KILLINGS 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374006295319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Nov. 18, 1950 * Spree Killer Ernest 'Ernie' Ingenito shootings * Franklin Township & Minotola, New Jersey The front page has a nice banner headline: "MAD GUNMAN KILLS SIX" with lead-in: "Slayer Roaming New Jersey in Auto" and subheads. (see) First report coverage on Ernest 'Ernie" Ingenito's spree killings in Franklin Township and Minotola, New Jersey. Complete with 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally nice.

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Ends May 05, 2022 11:35

$57.00
197102

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394012277991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1935.   * SS Mohawk shipwreck * Ward Line ocean liner * New Jersey coast collision * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann takes the stand * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "WARD LINER SINKS IN CRASH WITH FREIGHTER OFF JERSEY; ALL ABROAD BELIEVED SAVED" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 3 with related photos and list of the passengers. Very early coverage here as the report suggests all were saved when in fact 47 would go down with the ship. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. The front page also has a three column headline: "HA... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:41

$52.00
197097

LZ 127 GRAF ZEPPELIN Rigid Airship 1st Intercontinental FLIGHT 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374001093265

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1928 * D-LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin German airship * 1st Intercontinental flight beginning * Atlantic Ocean to Lakehurst, New Jersey The front page has a four column headline: "ZEPPELIN SOARS OVER MEDITERRANEAN; RETARDED BY WIND, HEADS FOR ATLANTIC; EXPECTED HERE ABOUT NOON ON SUNDAY" with subheads and related map. (see) Lengthy coverage on the 1st Intercontinental flight of the Graf Zeppelin continues on the following pages with 2 related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 & st... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:37

$48.00
197096

HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin Very 1st FLIGHT to America Begins 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374001092113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin - airship * Very 1st flight to America begins * Lakehurst, New Jersey disaster fame The front page has a one column heading: "HINDENBURG BEGINS FIRST U.S. FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the start of the very 1st flight of the infamous airship to America. Lengthy article continues on page 12 with a list of the passengers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 & institu... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:36

$48.00
196972

AMELIA EARHART Woman Transcontinental AIRPLANE Flight Record 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373992310799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 14, 1932 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart Putnam airplane * Women's transcontinental flight record * Los Angeles to Newark, New Jersey Page 3 has a one column heading: "Amelia Putnam Sets Mark For Women Flyers" with subhead. A one column photo of Earhart is on the back page. (see) First report coverage on Amelia Earhart breaking the transcontinental flight record for time. Unusual that this heading used her married name instead of Earhart. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 28 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:20

$52.00
196918

LZ 129 HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin Under Construction Announcement1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373990623724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 22, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin announcement * Lakehurst, New Jersey disaster fame The front page has a one column heading: "Germany's New Zep To Fly To U.S. May 6 On Maiden Voyage" (see) Early report on the infamous airship while still under construction. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions.  Nice condition. A few... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2022 09:01

$38.00
196302

LZ 127 GRAF ZEPPELIN Rigid Airship 1st Intercontinental FLIGHT 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393955247830

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 16, 1928 * D-LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin German airship * 1st Intercontinental flight ends in success * Atlantic Ocean to Lakehurst, New Jersey The front page has a nice banner headline: "ZEPPELIN SAFE AT LAKEHURST AFTER 111-HOUR FLIGHT; SOARS OVER THE WHITE HOUSE AND THEN OVER NEW YORK; MOORED TO MAST TILL WIND DROPS AT 2 A.M.; NOW IN HANGAR" with subheads and related photo. (see) Much more on pages 2 through 6 including a nice full page pictorial. Too much to photograph here. Great to have in this famous New York City publication. Complete with 64 pages, light toning at the margins, some spine wear with a little residue from disbinding, generally in good condition.

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Ends March 23, 2022 14:43

$77.00
195501

Early MASON-DIXON LINE Creation w/ Pennsylvania & Maryland MAP 1769 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393861926685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1769  * Early America map * Pennsylvania and Maryland * Mason and Dixon Line creation Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice full page map of the Chesapeake region showing parts of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and all of Delaware. The inset in the lower right corner reads: "A Map of that Part of America where a Degree of Latitude was Measured for the Royal Society: By Cha. Mason, & Jere. Dixon." This map has a companion article titled: 'The Length of a Degree of Latitude in the Provinces of Maryland and Pennsylvania, determined from the Observations of Messrs. Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon, appointed by the Royal Society" which takes nearly t... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:07

$455.00
195383

Rare PERTH AMBOY NJ Middlesex County New Jersey Short Lived 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373850060026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MOSQUITO, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, March 21, 1925  A curious little newspaper which appears to be the combination of the Middlesex Plain Dealer and the Perth Amboy Press. Filled mostly with local news and tidbits, many quite folksy and humorous, plus many ads as well. The ftpg. has a bit noting: "Christy Mathewson, of baseball fame, was recently named one of the trustees of the American Legion's disabled veterans' fund...". A volume one issue of a very short-lived title as Gregory notes the last recorded date as March 15, 1926. Issues held by only two institutions. Eight pages, measures 9 by 12 inches, good condition.

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Ends February 03, 2022 14:59

$12.00
195321

President GEORGE WASHINGTON & Dwarf Attraction 1790 Old Concord NH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373845501473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD HERALD, & NEW HAMPSHIRE INTELLIGENCER, New Hampshire, July 6, 1790  * President George Washington On the front page under "Federal Congress" is the activity of the House of Representatives. The back page has a report about a "remarkable dwarf" who lived in New Jersey during the war and attracted "crowds of people", including Gen. Washington. Some details about his meeting with Washington. Four pages, trimmed close at the bottom, nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:49

$58.00
195167

HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin Very 1st FLIGHT to America Lakehurst 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393818300212

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., May 9, 1936  * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin - airship * Very 1st flight to America - North Atlantic * Lakehurst, New Jersey disaster fame The top of the front page has a five column headline: "Giant German Airship Completes Ocean Trip" with subhead: "The Hindenburg Is Moored at Lakehurst..." (see) This was the first flight to the United States of the ill-fated Hindenburg, almost exactly one year to the day from when it would explode in flames at this same location. Complete in 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends January 23, 2022 08:24

$45.00
195084

Great PHILADELPHIA Revolutionary War Era MAP & Battle of Trenton 1777 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833909293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1777 * The Battle of Trenton, New Jersey * Great Revolutionary War map of Philadelphia Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent, by N. Scull & G. Heap" which shows the street grid of Philadelphia plus the various towns, roads, streams & rivers in the greater Phila. vicinity. The map measures 12 by 14 1/2 inches and is in uncommonly great condition. More typically these maps are heavily worn & torn from constant folding & unfolding. The bottom half of the right margin is trimmed close so as to fold into the issue, however no inked areas are compromised. The map is called for on the title/index page of... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:35

$565.00
194696

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti-Alcohol Temperance 1886 Camden New Jersey NJ Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373811718099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TEMPERANCE GAZETTE, Camden, New Jersey, June 5, 1886  * Rare publication Printed in the masthead: "Devoted to the Cause of Temperance and the Sanctity of the Christian Sabbath". A quite uncommon title which supported the prohibition of alcohol. I don't believe we have ever offered this title before. Four pages, wear at one of the upper folds causes loss with text loss also, some foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:31

$36.00
193847

PRINCETON NJ New Jersey beomes Temporary UNITED STATES CAPITAL 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761972294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 19, 1783  * Princeton, New Jersey becomes Capital of U.S. Page 2 has a nice account of the insurrection by solders in Philadelphia due to  being furloughed without their pay, noting in part: "...The Congress have thought fit to remove themselves to Prince Town [Princeton], the malcontents, consisting principally if not wholly, of the disbanded soldiery, and who...were very alarming have become much less so...Anarchy and confusion seem to pervade the whole United States...The state of Virginia...intends deferring their decision on the subject of payment of debts and restitution of property till the signing of the Definitive Treaty... There are accounts...that several members of Congress,... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2021 13:52

$57.00
193641

British Learn of SURRENDER AT YORKTOWN Lord Charles Cornwallis 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749941185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Jan. 15, 1782  * Lord Charles Cornwallis * Surrender at Yorktown * British citizens say war is over Page 2 has a letter form General Heath from the Highlands, Dec. 25, 1781, which includes: "...Capt. Williams of the New York levies, who are doing duty on the lines of this post...made an excursion to Morissania, took & brought off one captain...without any loss on our side..." with a bit more. Also a report from New Jersey: "An embarkation of 2 or 3000 men is taking place at New York, said to be for South Carolina...A person is come from Jersey this morning & says General Leslie has killed & destroyed General Greene's whole army, the rebels make long faces, and sa... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:08

$190.00
193533

FLAG SALUTE & Pledge of Allegiance Ruled Unconstitutional 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373747859617

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MORNING POST, Camden, New Jersey, June 15, 1943  * West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnette * United States Supreme Court decision * Pledge of Allegiance - flag salute unconstitutional * Johovah's Witnesses & public schools Among the various front page headlines is a 2 line, 2 column head: "High U.S. Court Reverses Ruling on Flag Salute" with subhead: "Holds Expulsion of Pupils for Refusal Was Unconstitutional". This historic ruling stated that reciting the Pledge of Allegiance was not mandatory in schools, driven by a challenge by the Jehovah's Witnesses. Complete in 20 pages, light toning and a some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends November 06, 2021 12:30

$54.00
180976

Rare SALEM NJ New Jersey Pre Civil War w/ Nice Decorative Masthead1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373039016710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL STANDARD, Salem, New Jersey, Feb. 178, 1858 * Uncommon title * Nice masthead (heraldic eagle) This large sized issue measures 25 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches, contains news of the with several interesting advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, a little light toning at the margins, very minor wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 01, 2021 13:45

$38.00
193178

Rare CAMDEN NJ County New Jersey Civil War Reconstruction Era 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393577005938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WEST JERSEY PRESS, New Jersey, June 2, 1869 * Uncommon publication This newspaper measures 27 x 21 inches, has news of the day and several advertisements during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Four pages, some wear and small tears at the folds, generally good.

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Ends October 16, 2021 14:24

$38.00
193121

Rare 1787 Philadelphia PA Magazine COATS-OF-ARMS Pennsylvania New Jersey PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722471908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, June, 1787 * Rare 18th century American title  * Coats-of-arms PA & NJ Quite rare that this issue still contains both of the full page plates called for. One is: "Plan of a New Machine for Raising Water by Wind" which has an accompanying article. The other is quite significant showing the: "Armorial Bearing of the State of Pennsylvania" as well as the "Armorial Bearing of the State of New Jersey" with accompanying text. Articles within include: "The Analogy between the Respective forms of Government & the Origins of the Several States of North America..." "The State of Slavery in Virginia & Other Parts of the Continent, from the Marquis de Chastellex's Travels in America" & muc... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:31

$215.00
192660

BIG BILL HAYWOOD Socialist Party of America Advocate DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393529889077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1928 * Big Bill Haywood death (1st report) * Industrial Workers of the World leader * Socialist Party of America The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "'BIG BILL' HAYWOOD DIES IN MOSCOW" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of William Dudley Haywood, advocate of industrial unionism. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2021 12:14

$39.00
192600

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373691575693

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, May 12, 1860  * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous & 1st World championship boxing The front page is mostly taken up with 5 prints concerning the famous Heenan and Sayers boxing match including: "The Field Where the Champion Battle Was Fought" plus prints showing both Heenan and Sayers. Inside has a nearly half pg. print: "Heenan In his Bed After Returning from the Fight...". This notable and illegal fight took 2 hours and 27 minutes with 42 rounds, ending in a draw. Among other prints within: "Lodge & Entrance to Llewellyn Park, Orange Mountain, New Jersey" with an article. Sixteen pages, minimal wear. Nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2021 10:30

$64.00
192228

1915 ROOSEVELT NJ Monmouth County New Jersey Labor Conflict MASSACRE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373673922256

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, January 19, 1915 * Roosevelt, Monmouth County, New Jersey massacre * Williams & Clark fertilizer plant labor conflict - dispute The front page has a nice banner headline in red lettering: "STRIKERS AND DEPUTIES IN BLOODY BATTLE" 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 12 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends September 06, 2021 13:46

$48.00
191582

THE STANDARD OIL Company of New Jersey - John D. Rockefeller Case 1907 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373650811565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 20, 1907 * The Standard Oil of New Jersey * John D. Rockefeller case The front page has a nice banner headline: "IMMENSE HOLDINGS IN STANDARD OIL" with subhead. (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 stamp within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends August 15, 2021 14:25

$39.00
190975

BARRINGER HIGH SCHOOL Students Newark NJ Trolley & Train Disaster 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393399918860

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 19, 1903 * Newark, Essex County, New Jersey * Trolley and train collision disaster * Barringer High School students The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SCHOOL CHILDREN GROUND TO PIECES" 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 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 18, 2021 07:16

$40.00
190657

Early COLONIAL New Jersey Nova Caesarea Copper Cent Coin PRINT 1787 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373602580347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1787 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. * Colonial New Jersey copper coin Within this supplement issue, published at the end of the year, is a full page print of various coins one of which is the Nova Cesarea New Jersey colonial coin dated 1786, with a very brief note on it on the following page: "Fig. 6 is sent us for decyphering as a supposed American coin." which it is. The print shows both sides, and which includes "E Pluribus Unum" on the reverse. A rare numismatic item. Complete in 68 pages, a banner heading at the top of the first page with the title, 5 by 8 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 03, 2021 07:15

$178.00
190559

1906 ATLANTIC CITY TRAIN WRECK New Jersey Drownings Disaster 1906 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373594529219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 29, 1906 * 1906 Atlantic City train wreck disaster * West Jersey and Seashore Railroad The front page has a five column headline: "MORE THAN THREE SCORE EXCURSIONISTS 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 8 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 27, 2021 10:41

$44.00
190505

ATLANTIC CITY NJ New Jersey Resort Waterfront Boardwalk FIRE 1902 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393357315630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 3, 1902 * Atlantic City, New Jersey coastal resort * Waterfront - boardwalk fire disaster The top of the front page has a three column headline: "ATLANTIC CITY GUTTED BY FIRE" 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 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 26, 2021 07:48

$44.00
190121

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON POST England Original 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373576579159

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Sept. 23, 1777 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy The front page has a few news items from the war in America, including: "...from Philadelphia we have an account that the Provincials have strongly secured the environs of that city...that the taking of Phila. is as impossible this year to our army as the taking of Pekin...the whole effect of the campaign is the taking of mad Lee, lame Manley, and deserted Ticonderoga...how many thousand men have we sacrificed for these frivolous advantages!...". Page 3 has a letter from Boston with some war news, and also a letter from New York with news as well. The back page include a letter from: "General Washington... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2021 15:03

$68.00
190058

JENNIE BOSSCHIETER Early Date Rape Drug MURDER Case Found Guilty 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393312222967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 29, 1901 * Jennie Bosschieter "date rape drug" case * Murderers found guilty of rape and murder The top of the front page has a two column headline: "THE MURDERERS OF JENNIE BOSSCHIETER" 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. wikipedia notes: Jennie Bosschieter (1883–1900) was a woman who was raped and murdered in Paterson, New Jersey, on October 19, 1900. She was an early victim of the date rape drug chloral hydrate ... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2021 07:04

$38.00
189197

HOLLAND TUNNEL OPENS 1st Underwater Hudson River in 1927 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373522580229

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1927 * Holland Tunnel officially opens * 1st underwater tunnel The top of the 1st column of the front page has a one column heading: "52,285  AUTOS JAM THE HOLLAND TUBE IN 'SIGHTSEEING' DAY" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 3 with related photo. This was the first underwater tunnel opening between New York City and New Jersey. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Complete with 44 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:23

$57.00
188783

USS MICHIGAN United States Navy Battleship Camden NJ LAUNCHING 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393200210650

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 26, 1908 * USS Michigan (BB-27) launching * United States Navy battleship * Camden, New Jersey shipyard The top of the front page has a four column headline: "AMERICA'S DREADNAUGHT TAKES TO THE WATER THIS MORNING" with photo. (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, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 17, 2021 14:59

$40.00
187711

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1880 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373449150974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1880  * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The entire ftpg. is a Thomas Nast print captioned: "A Merry Christmas" showing Santa Claus dancing with Mother Goose. The doublepage centerfold is a very nice Thomas Nast Christmas print captioned: "Another Stocking to Fill" showing Santa Claus leaning over a sleeping baby. A full page shows: "Bringing Home Christmas Presents". Other prints include: "Edison's Electric Light--The Generator" "Edison's Home, Menlo Park, New Jersey" "A Guano Bed--Off the Coast of Peru" and: "General Grant's Reception in Philadelphia--The Procession Passing Independence Hall". Sixteen pages, foxing to the front page with some margin tears (not int... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2021 15:25

$184.00
187309

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey Sir Henry Clinton Revolutionary War 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436523759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Aug. 24, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth - New Jersey * Sir Henry Clinton vs. George Washington * American Revolutionary War Such "extraordinary" issues were created when notable news was received outside the normal printing schedule and the publisher wanted to rush the news to the people as quickly as possible. The purpose of this issue is the historic Battle of Monmouth. All of pages 1 and 2 are a lengthy letter signed: H. Clinton with his report on the battle, a few bits including: "...I evacuated Philadelphia on the 18th of June...& proceeded to Gloucester Point...I had received intelligence that Generals Washington and Lee had passed the Delaware with their army..." with much... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:02

$288.00
187228

BATTLE OF ANTIETAM New Jersey Troops Monument Roosevelt Dedication1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373433527847

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 17, 1903 * Battle of Antietam monument dedication * Troops of New Jersey during Civil War * Theodore Roosevelt tribute speech The top of the front page has a two column headline: "THE PRESIDENT AT ANTIETAM" 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 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2021 15:27

$38.00
186558

Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper w/ George Washington & John Adams


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373396556511

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 30, 1798  * General George Washington again ? Page 2 an address to the President from the people of Caroline County, Maryland, followed by his response signed: John Adams. And then another letter to him from Rockingham County, North Carolina, with his response also signed: John Adams. Also a great recruiting letter headed: "Gen. Washington Commands!! Hark! the Drum Beats to Arms!" being a call to the men of Middlesex & Somerset counties in New Jersey, noting: "...that they will be accompanied by the great, illustrious, magnanimous General WASHINGTON..." who recently accepted the position of commander-in-chief of the military. A fine letter. Four pages, handsome mast... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2021 06:45

$54.00
185334

JAMES BOWDOIN Funeral - George Read & William Patterson Elections 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392993654430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 13, 1790  * Patriots George Read & William Patterson Page 3 reports that George Read was unanimously re-elected Senator of Delaware. A second item says: "The Hon. William Patterson, Esq. Senator of the United States, from New Jersey is unanimously elected Governor of that State." Both of these men signed the Constitution of the United States. Another column has a final tribute of "affection and respect" paid to the remains of the "Hon. JAMES BOWDOIN, Esq.", which includes the procession order, plus a few other details. Four  pages, never-trimmed margins, excellent condition.

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:21

$48.00
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
184476

ASBURY PARK & Ocean Grove NJ New Jersey Summer Vacation Resorts 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392944349023

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PRESS, Asbury Park & Ocean Grove, New Jersey, July 31, 1888  * From this tourist mecca of the 19th century * Famous hotels in illustrated ads An interesting newspaper from these once-famous vacation meccas on the Jersey coast, containing various news of the day with an emphasis on tourism-related items. Page 2 has: "History of Asbury Park" taking over a column. Page 3 features very nice illustrated advertisements for the famous hotels of the day: the Coleman House, The Arlington and the Sheldon. Also a nice: "Map of Asbury Park, New Jersey". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 16, 2020 15:22

$29.00
183830

Picatinny Arsenal LAKE DENMARK Dover New Jersey EXPLOSION Disaster1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373154632722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., July 12, 1926 * Lake Denmark explosion * United States Navy arsenal * Dover, New Jersey The front page has a one column heading: "DEATH LIST 16; 33 MISSING IN ARSENAL BLAST" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the explosion at Lake Denmark arsenal near Dover, New Jersey. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 19, 2020 14:56

$45.00
183152

JOHN TRUMBELL Declaration of Independence Oil Painting & SLAVERY 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879721071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 11, 1818 * John Trumbell's "Declaration of Independence" * Law prohibiting slaves leaving the state A page 2 report begins: "The Legislature of New Jersey...passed an act last Thursday, prohibiting the exportation of slaves or servants of colour out of that State. It makes it penal in the sum of 2000 dollars, or imprisonment...and more about the other circumstances that would warrant a fine or imprisonment." Page 2 also has: "Declaration of Independence" which states in part... "Col. Trumbull has finished his exhibition in New-York if this excellent National Picture....Its arrival in Boston may therefore be daily expected. Other news of the day throughout. " Four pag... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:33

$34.00
182617

SS MORRO CASTLE Cruise Ship FIRE Disaster off New Jersey Coast 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100853517

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1934 * Liner SS Morro Castle fire disaster The top of the front page has a four column headline: "MORRO CASTLE FIRE WAS INCENDIARY, SHIP OFFICERS TESTIFY AT INQUIRY; LINE PUTS DEAD AT 87, MISSING AT 50" with several subheads. (see) More on the following pages with a few related photos and a updated list of the dead and missing. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 10:03

$46.00
182327

Great LZ 129 HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin EXPLOSION Disaster Crash 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092714557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER--EXTRA, May 7, 1937 * Hindenburg airship disaster * Lakehurst NJ New Jersey One of the very best, dramatic banner headlines we have offered on this historic catastrophe: "DIRIGIBLE HINDENBURG EXPLODES, 90 KILLED". A large front page photo shows the Hindenburg over the New York skyline, headed: "Giant Airliner That Fell in Flames", with the subhead noting: Airship Falls At Lakehurst". This is one of the more displayable issues on the Hindenburg we have offered. Page 3 is mostly taken up with 4 large photos on the tragedy with banner headlines: "Death Rides Out Of Sky!" and "Sky Ship on Which Hundred Died" with other headlines as well. This is the complete first section (of 2) with 20 pages, a... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:47

$485.00
181995

SS MORRO CASTLE Cruise Ship FIRE Disaster Burns off New Jersey 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084125211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KINGSPORT TIMES, Tenn., September 9, 1934 * Liner SS Morro Castle burns * Ward Line cruise ship disaster The front page has a nice banner headline: "225 BELIEVED DEAD IN GRIM DISASTER" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with 12 pages, small binding holes along the spine/q1st column, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:19

$44.00
181892

LZ 127 GRAF ZEPPELIN Rigid Airship 1st Intercontinental FLIGHT 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373073380630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1928 * D-LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin German airship * 1st Interscontinental flight * Atlantic Ocean to Lakehurst, New Jersey The top of the front page has a four column headline: "ZEPPELIN SPEEDS NORTH OF BERMUDA AND IS EXPECTED HERE THIS AFTERNOON; DAMAGED FIN IS REPAIRED IN THE AIR" with subheads and related map. (see) More on pages 2 & 3 with two related photos. Coverage on the 1st Intercontinental flight of the Graf Zeppelin. Complete 1st section only with 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. A little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:08

$44.00
180981

START OF THE CIVIL WAR Troops Forming Pennsylvania & Maryand MAP 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373039017962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1861 * Near the start of the Civil War * Maryland & Pennsylvania map * Troops forming for battle The front page features a nice map titled: "THE SEAT OF WAR" showing portions of Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, and Virginia. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE WAR" "Highly Important News from Washington" "The Capital Garrisoned by Eighteen Thousand Northern Troops" "The City Considered Safe from Attack" "More Troops Pouring In" "Description of the March of the Soldiers through Maryland" "Reported Neutrality of Virginia" and more. Eight pages, slightly irregular at the spine, minimal wear, good condition.

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Ends June 01, 2020 13:48

$49.00
180950

WEEHAWKEN NJ New Jersey Oil Company's Works FIRE Disaster 1874 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373038912030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1874 * Weehawken, Hudson, Co., New Jersey * Oil Company's Works fire disaster The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE GREAT OIL FIRE" "A Scene of Terrible Grandeur in Weehawken" "The Oil Tanks Still Ablaze--The Story in Detail" and more. (see) Text takes up just a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2020 11:57

$33.00
180895

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782086027

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

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:38

$86.00
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