R.M. Smythe & Co. to hold Internet auction of historical materials including autographs and more.. On October 1, 2007, R.M. Smythe & Co. will hold an Internet auction on eBay live of an eclectic collections of historical materials including autographs, photographs, ephemera, books and Americana.
good. “The New-England Weekly Journal,“no. 53, 3/25/1728. Long essay by “AE” on good manners, news. Fold splits repaired with broad strips of transparent plastic tape, else good.
33 NEWSPAPERS: EDISON’S DEATH  ($90-Up)
Group of 33 papers, all different, all from the NYC area, 10/18-22/1931, on the death of inventor and businessman Thomas Edison. With other news including Capone verdict, bank scandal, sensational murders, Sino-Japanese War. Age-toned, with some wear and chipping, but overall in very good condition.
34 NEWSPAPERS: FRENCH REVOLUTION ($45-Up)
“The Massachusetts Centinel,”vol. XII, no 5, 9/30/1789, 4pp. Recounts the “Principles of the New Constitution of France”and tells of the doings of the Marquis de Lafayette and of the US Congress. Taken from a bound collection. Toned, otherwise very good/fine.
35 NEWSPAPERS: GERMANTOWN TELEGRAPH ($15-Up)
“The Germantown Telegraph,”vol XV, no. 26, PA, 8/28/1844. Poetry and serialized fiction. Postmark on first page. Small hole near postmark, otherwise very good.
36 NEWSPAPERS: INTOLERABLE ACTS ($40-Up)
“The Pennsylvania Gazette,”No. 2395, 11/16/1774. With lengthy letter from the Massachusetts legislature, signed in type by its President, John Hancock to “His Excellency,” Thomas Gage, who was made Military Governor of the colony earlier that year. At the time, Boston suffered under the so-called “Intolerable Acts” intended to punish the city for its resistance to new methods of taxation. The Acts backfired due to publications like this one, which raised support throughout all the colonies, leading to the Revolution. In exceptional condition.
37 NEWSPAPERS: NAPOLEON ($20-Up)
“Lynchburg Weekly Gazette”vol. II, no. 38, 2/15/1800, 4pp. Features news from Paris on the 18 Brumaire coup of the preceding November, reliable news of which has just reached the US. Fold wear, with minor splitting at top, age-toned, otherwise very good.
38 NEWSPAPERS: NEW YORK MIRROR ($30-Up)
“The New-York Mirror,”vol. X, no. 46. A literary and art journal in newspaper format. Taken from a bound volume. Light foxing and edge wear, else very good.
39 NEWSPAPERS: PANIC OF 1873 ($50-Up)
“Sioux City Daily Journal,”vol. 4, no. 174, 9/24/1873. Main article “by telegraph” of “THE CRASH” of Henry Clews & Co. on 9/23 in the wake of the collapse on the 18th of Jay Cooke & Co. With news on Indian wars, prizefights, and with great advertisements. “Department of State” label at top. From a bound collection. Very good.
40 NEWSPAPERS: V-E DAY ($5-Up)
“The Philadelphia Inquirer,”possibly a souvenir reprint, 8/15/1945, proclaiming “PEACE”. Minor tears, toning, otherwise very good.
41 NEWSPAPERS: WOMAN’S JOURNAL ($60-Up)
2 issues of suffrage newspaper “The Woman’s Journal,” vol. I no. 32, 8/13/1870; and vol. II no. 45, 11/11/1871. Edited by reformer Mary A. Livermore, with associate editors Julia Ward Howe and Lucy Stone. Both from a bound volume. Inspirational articles and news on women’s rights. Both with light edge wear, otherwise very good/fine.
42 NEWSPAPERS: WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE  ($75-Up)
Three issues of “The Revolution,”vol. VII, no. 9, 3/2/1871; vol. VII, no., 5/11/1871; and vol. VIII no. 5, 8/3/1871. Full of works favoring women’s rights and extension of the suffrage. All from a bound collection.