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143970

MAUREEN O'SULLIVAN Hollywood Film "Tarzan" Actress CIGARETTES Ad 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371617315260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 28, 1932 * Maureen O'Sullivan - "Jane" in Tarzan * Hollywood "Golden Age" actress * Lucky Strikes cigarettes ad Page 16 has a 15 x 9 inch advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes, promoted by Hollywood actress Maureen O'Sullivan. (see) News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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.

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Ends June 03, 2016 15:32

$33.00
143969

SITAR FAMILY MURDERS Elma Manitoba Farmhand Axe Killer "Devil" 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391448911779

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1932 * The Sitar family murders * Manitoba prairie - Canada * "Devil's hatchet man" Page 5 has a one column heading: "NINE SLAIN IN NIGHT, FARM HOUSE FIRED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Sitar family murders. Thomas Hreczkosy, a farmhand, said Satan and a fly told him to kill family with axe. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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 wer... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2016 15:31

$33.00
143956

DE BEERS DIAMONDS South African Mines Fields Officially CLOSES 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391448895652

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1932 * The De Beers Group of Companies * Diamond mines - fields of South Africa * Officially close due to the Great Depression Page 2 has a two column heading: "De Beers Diamond Mines Are Closing Down; Others in South Africa Will Follow Suit" (see) First report coverage on the De Beers diamond fields of South Africa officially announcing they are closing down as demand for diamonds dry up during the Great Depression. 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 ... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2016 15:10

$34.00
143917

ADOLPH HITLER Expulsion ? & FAST AIRPLANES Future in Rockets ? 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371616231516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 12, 1931 * Adolph Hitler close to expulsion ? * Alexander Klemin * Fast airplanes in future - rockets The front page has a one column heading: "PRUSSIA THREATENS HITLER'S EXPULSION" with subheads. (see) Page 14 has: "SEES PLANES MAKING 1,200 MILES AN HOUR" "Prof. Kemlin Says Future Craft Will Travel 11 Miles Aloft--Doubts Success of Rockets" See images for text here. 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 co... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:32

$34.00
143916

CHARLES LINDBERGH 1st Passenger American Clipper Flight PANAMA 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391448185009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1931 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Sikorsky S-40 flying boat The front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH DELAYED WITH CLIPPER IN CUBA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Passenger carrying service was initiated on the November 19, 1931, with a S-40 piloted by Charles Lindbergh, flying from Miami, Florida to the Panama Canal Zone with stops at Cienfuegos, Cuba; Kingston, Jamaica and Barranquilla, Colombia.

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:31

$38.00
143907

RAE RANDALL Sigrun Salvason Film Actress SUICIDE 1934 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371616216085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES EVENING POST, May 9, 1934 * Rae Randall suicide death * Hollywood movie actress * Greta Garbo double The front page has a three column heading in red lettering: "Actress Kills Self" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of actress Rae Randall (Sigrun Salvason). Not reported in the New York Times, so probably only found in newspapers near Hollywood such as this. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a little margin wear, mainly along the spine, generally good.

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:08

$42.00
143906

JUNE ROBLES Desert Cage Tucson AZ Arizona Kidnapping Case 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391448171167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES EVENING POST, May 15, 1934 * June Robles kidnapping case * Desert cage box - Tucson, Arizona The front page has a banner headline: "ARIZONA KIDNAP SUSPECT'S CONFESSION FEARED HOAX" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning, minor spine wear, generally good.

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:06

$33.00
143903

Best DUNCAN RENALDO "The Cisco Kid" Actor Prison Sentence 1934 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371616212890

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES EVENING POST, June 18, 1934 * Duncan Renaldo "The Cisco Kid" actor * Sentenced to prison for illegal entry into U.S. The front page has a nice banner headline in large lettering: "PRISON FOR FILM STAR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on actor Duncan Renaldo being sentenced to prison for falsifying his passport. This was not covered in the New York Times, so probably only reported on a publication close to Hollywood. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, minor spine wear, generally nice. Great for display.

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:03

$46.00
143902

MAE WEST Hollywood Film Actress & Manager James A. Timony SPLIT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371616212383

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES EVENING POST, May 2, 1934 * Hollywood actress Mae West * Manager James A. Timony The front page has a six column heading: "Mae West Separates From Manager" with subheads. (see) Photo of Mae West on page 7. Coverage probably only found in publications near Hollywood such as this. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, minor spine wear, generally good.

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:02

$34.00
143901

ALVAH CURTIS ROEBUCK Sears Department Stores Co-Founder DEATH 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371616211692

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1948 * Alvah Curtis Roebuck death (1st report) * Sears, Roebuck & Company department stores Page 60 has a one column heading: "A. C. ROEBUCK DIES; STORE CO-FOUNDER" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Alvah Curtis Roebuck, co-founder of Sears, Roebuck and Company. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 64 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:01

$42.00
143859

EDDIE WAITKUS SHOT Girl Ruth Ann Steinhagen Philadelphia Phillies 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391447442798

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, June 16, 1949 * Eddie Waitkus shot * Philadelphia Phillies - MLB baseball * Ruth Ann Steinhagen This famous sporting newspaper is loaded with sports news of the day with several photos throughout. Page 9 has a heading: "Rapid Strides Made by Wounded Waitkus" with subhead and photo. Coverage on Philadelphia Phillies baseball star, Eddie Waitkus, being shot by obsessed fan, Ruth Ann Steinhagen. Other sporting news of the day. Complete in 40 pages, a little margin wear, more so along the spine, generally good.

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:43

$39.00
143858

OTT SVERDRUP Norwegian Explorer Death - Albert Einstein re Kepler 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391447442438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 27, 1931 * Otto Sverdrup death (1st report) * Norwegian sailor and arctic explorer * Albert Einstein & Johannes Kepler Page 25 has a one column heading: "CAPTAIN SVERDRUP DIES AT AGE OF 76" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Page 18 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN IN TRIBUTE TO KEPLER'S WORK" with subheads. (see) 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 whit... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:42

$34.00
143857

BATTLE OF JUAREZ Chihuahua Mexico ESCOBAR REBELLION Defeat 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391447441761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1929 * Battle of Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico * Escobar Rebellion The front page has a three column heading: "REBELS TAKE JUAREZ IN 3-HOUR BATTLE; TWO AMERICANS AMONG THE 24 KILLED; HOOVER AGREES TO SELL ARMS TO MEXICO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the battle of Juárez, Chihuahua in Mexico during the Escobar Rebellion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 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, libra... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:41

$33.00
143856

THING MOUNTAIN Mt. Laguna Range San Diego DC-3 AIRPLANE CRASH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391447441224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1946 * Thing Mountain airplane crash disaster * Mt. Laguna Range, San Diego, California * American Airlines Douglas DC-3 The front page has a two column heading: "27 Are Killed as Airliner Crashes Into Peak on Coast" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the American Airlines Douglas DC-3 airliner crash in Mt. Laguna Range near San Diego, California. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:40

$42.00
143854

MOOSE RIVER GOLD MINES Halifax Nova Scotia Collapse DISASTER 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391447437549

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1936 * Moose River Gold Mines * Halifax, Nova Scotia * Mine collapse disaster Page 11 has a one column heading: "Cave-In Dims Hopes Of Saving 3 In Mine" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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.

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:33

$33.00
143852

BABE RUTH Rejects New York YANKEES Salary Offer Jacob Ruppert 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371615317239

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, January 15, 1932 * George Herman Ruth * Babe Ruth's salary * New York Yankees * Colonel Ruppert The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ruth Rejects $70,000 Salary Offer by Yankees, Insisting on $80,000 Figure" with subheads that include: "$70,000 For A Year Rejected By Ruth" and more. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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 th... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:29

$44.00
143851

SIR WILLIAM MILLS British Hand Grenades Bomb Inventor DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371615316674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1932 * Sir William Mills death (inventor) * Mills bomb - British hand grenades Page 24 has a one column heading: "SIR WILLIAM MILLS, INVENTOR, DIS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir William Mills, inventor of the Mills bomb (British hand grenades). 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 44 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 pres... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:28

$34.00
143850

JOHNNY VANDER-MEER 2nd No Hitter in Row Cincinnati Reds Baseball 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371615316117

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, June 16, 1938. * Johnny Vander-Meer two no hit games in row * Cincinnati Reds baseball * Baseball history is made - 1st report The sport's section (page 13) has a one column heading: "2 Hitless Runless Victories" with subhead: "Vander Meer is in Baseball Hall Of Fame" Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:27

$37.00
143848

JULIUS ROSENWALD Sears, Roebuck & Co. Owner DEATH - Babe Ruth 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391447432439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 7, 1932 * Julius Rosenwald death (1st report) * Sears, Roebuck and Company owner * Babe Ruth workout photo * New York Yankees The front page has a one column heading: "ROSENWALD DEAD; NATION MOURNS HIM" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 18 with banner headline and photo. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 31 has the headings: "Ruth, Swathed in Blankets, Begins Training in Gym Amid Usual Pomp", "Movies Record Every Action as Baseball Monarch Starts Workouts--Entitled to $80,000 Salary, Babe Declares-- Hopes to Set New Home-Run Record" with photo of Ruth (see photos). Unusual photo o... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:24

$42.00
143845

Princess SOPHIA OF PRUSSIA Queen of Hellenes Constantine I DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371615311277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1932 * Sophia of Prussia death Page 21 has a one column heading: "QUEEN SOPHIE DIES; EXILE FROM GREECE" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Princess Sophia of Prussia, Queen of the Hellenes and wife of King Constantine I. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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 rathe... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:19

$33.00
143844

SARAH BOGLE American Librarian Library Education Pioneer DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371615309544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1932 * Sarah Bogle death * American librarian pioneer * School educator Page 23 has a one column heading: "MISS SARAH BOGLE, LIBRARIAN, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sarah Bogle, American librarian pioneer most noted for her influence in establishing education for librarianship. 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 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 re... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:18

$33.00
143841

JEAN HARLOW Hollywood Film Actress & Sex Symbol CIGARETTES Ad 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371615303590

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1932 * Jean Harlow "Blonde Bombshell" * Hollywood "Golden Age" actress * Lucky Strikes cigarettes ad Page 14 has a 15 x 9 inch advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes, promoted by Hollywood actress Jean Harlow. (see) News, sports and other 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 & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:11

$37.00
143806

Niceto Alcalá-Zamora ELECTION WIN Second Spanish Republic 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391445308759

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1931 * Niceto Alcalá-Zamora elected president * Second Spanish Republic - Spain The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ZAMORA IS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF SPAIN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Niceto Alcalá-Zamora becoming the president of the Second Spanish Republic. Article continues inside with photo of Zamora. 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 & ... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2016 15:07

$33.00
143799

(7) HOWARD HUGHES Airplane Flight Around World Fly in RECORD 1938 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391445262033

Shown are 7 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Here is a rare opportunity to have the complete set of Howard Hughes' record setting flight around the World in the famous NEW YORK TIMES. You get all seven issues from the planned takeoff to the ticker tape parade afterwards. The dates are July 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16, 1938. Each issue has front page headlines on this event with more on the insides as well. You can see most of the headlines in the photos. Nice to have from the city where he started and ended his flight. Each issue is lightly toned with minimal margin wear. Nice condition.

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Ends May 29, 2016 13:39

$225.00
143778

Yankees LOU GEHRIG Breaks RBI Record & Pitcher Lefty Grove PHOTOS 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371612633053

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1931 * Lou Gehrig breaks season record * RBI runs batted in American League * Lefty Grove AL pitcher of the year * MLB major league baseball The sport's section (page 33) has a one column heading: "GEHRIG'S 184 RUNS NEW LEAGUE RECORD" with subheads and photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also a two column heading: "American League Pitchers Led By Grove in 1931, Records Show" with subhead and photo. (see) 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 &... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2016 13:10

$33.00
143774

Baseball's CASEY AT THE BAT Death & Battle of Guadalcanal ENDS 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371612622547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, NY, February 10, 1943 * Casey at the Bat death ? * Battle of Guadalcanal ends w/ victory The front page has a four column headline: "GUADALCANAL IS OURS" with subheads and related map. Lengthy text. Page 25: "'CASEY' CLAIMANT DEAD IN CAPITAL" with subheads that include: "Daniel Casey, 80, Contended He Was Hero of Thayer's 'Casey at the Bat'" "Figure In Long Dispute" and more. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout with much more on World War II. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprin... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2016 13:00

$65.00
143750

ALFRED PERCEVAL GRAVES Anglo-Irish Poet Songwriter Dublin DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371612358958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1931 * Alfred Perceval Graves death * Anglo-Irish poet - Dublin, Ireland Page 17 has a one column heading: "ALFRED P. GRAVES, IRISH POET, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Alfred Perceval Graves, Anglo-Irish poet, songwriter and folklorist. 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 36 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. G... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2016 07:09

$33.00
143747

ARNALDO MUSSOLINI Italy's Fascist Dictator Benito's Brother DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391445016169

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1931 * Arnaldo Mussolini death (1st report) * Brother of Italy's Fascist dictator Page 23 has a one column heading: "ARNALDO MUSSOLINI, 46, DIES SUDDENLY" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Benito Mussolini's fascist brother. 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 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 subsc... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2016 07:02

$33.00
143745

ALBERT EINSTEIN New Unified Field Theory of Relativity Lecture 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391445014703

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1931 * Professor Albert Einstein * New Unified Field Theory * Gravitation & electricity Page 17 has a one column heading: "Einstein Explains His Unified Theory" 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 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2016 06:59

$34.00
143723

WILSON BENTLEY 1st Photographers Photographing Snowflakes DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443800784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1931 * Wilson Bentley death (1st report) * 1st known photographer of snowflakes Page 17 has a one column heading: "WILSON A. BENTLEY, SNOW EXPERT, DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Wilson Alwyn "Snowflake" Bentley, known for photographing snowflakes up close. 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 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 int... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2016 15:41

$33.00
143722

MAHATMA GANDHI Returns to India from Round Table Conferences 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443800274

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1931 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi * The Mahatma returns to India * Round Table Conference in London The front page has a one column heading: "GANDHI WARNS INDIA TO BE READY TO FIGHT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from the Gandhi-Irwin Pact negotiations in London. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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 wer... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2016 15:40

$33.00
143719

ADOLPH HITLER Auto Car Accident That Could Have Changed the World 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443796991

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1931 * Adolph Hitler car accident (rare report) * Before his rise to power * If only he was killed Page 2 has a small one column heading: "Hitler Is Injured In An Auto Accident" with subhead. (see) This was prior to Hitler becoming the chancellor of Germany. 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 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 subsc... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2016 15:35

$33.00
143687

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MO Missouri Negro Lynching Mob LYNCHED Hung 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371610217741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, August 8, 1925 * Walter Mitchell Negro lynching - hanging * Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri Page 2 has a banner heading: "Lynching Of Negro Will Not Be Investigated By Missouri Authorities" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the depression era lynching in the Midwest. Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, some margin wear, mainly along the spine, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: The day of August 6, 1925, proved to be one of Excelsior Springs darkest moments. This day was when the lynching of 33-year-old Walter Mitchell occurred, and he was hung from a tree beside the Wabash railroad tracks. The... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:15

$37.00
143685

MAHATMA GANDHI Meets King & Queen - Ole Edvart Rolvaag DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443059602

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1931 * Ole Edvart Rølvaag death * Norwegian-American novelist * Mahatma Gandhi in London Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Gandhi, in Loincloth, Meets King and Queen; Arrives Late at Palace and Leaves Early" (see) Page 23 has a one column heading: "DR. OLE E. ROLVAAG, NOVELIST, DIES AT 55" with subheads. (see) 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 & instit... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:13

$33.00
143684

RALPH "BOTTLES" CAPONE Scarface Al Gangster Brother to PRISON 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371610215660

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 7, 1931 * Ralph "Bottles" Capone sent to prison * Chicago Outfit gangster - Scarface Al's brother * Public Enemy # 3 Page 5 has a one column heading: "RALPH CAPONE GOES TO FEDERAL PRISON" with subheads. (see) 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 rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:11

$34.00
143680

Physicist ROBERT ANDREWS MILLIKAN Atoms Smashing w/ Cosmic Rays 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371610212905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1931 * Physicist Robert Andrews Millikan * California Institute of Technology * Cosmic rays & breaking down the atom The front page has a one column heading: "MILLIKAN PICTURES SHOW ATOM SMASHED" with subheads. (see) 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 subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:06

$34.00
143679

ISAAC NEWTON LEWIS World War I Era U.S. Army Gun Inventor DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443054558

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1931 * Isaac Newton Lewis death * Lewis Gun inventor - WWI era * Osman Ali Khan & Mahatma Gandhi Page 25 has a one column heading: "COL. LEWIS, FAMOUS INVENTOR, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Isaac Newton Lewis, United States Army officer and the invenotr of the Lewis Gun. 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 & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individual... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:05

$34.00
143677

BOBBY JONES Behind at U.S. Open Winged Foot GOLF Club Mamaroneck 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371610210189

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1929 * Golfer Bobby Jones at the U.S. Open * Winged Foot Golf Club at Mamaroneck The front page has a one column heading: "JONES LOSES LEAD AT GOLF IN STORM" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section (page 11) with banner headline, stats and related photos. Jones would come from behind to win the U. S. Open. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:01

$38.00
143653

JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG Scotsman Bagpipes Color PRINT Illustration 1916 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391442312993

Shown is an original & historic old illustrated newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 20, 1916 The full front cover is a nice color illustration of a gentleman playing the bagpipes dressed in the traditional Scottish attire, by renowned artist James Montgomery Flagg. Several photos inside from World War I, the world of sports, etc. The back cover is a color ad for Camel Cigarettes. Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 25, 2016 15:37

$44.00
143648

New York Yankees Star BABE RUTH Wife Fire DEATH Helen Woodford 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391442302260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, Jan. 14, 1929 * Babe Ruth * Death of wife in fire The top of the front page has two column heads: "Babe Ruth's Wife Perishes in Blaze; Couple Separated Three Years, Star Reveals" with a subhead & a photo of: "Mrs. George H. Ruth" (see). Complete in 16 pages, tiny binding holes at the blank spine margin, very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2016 15:23

$58.00
143638

Early ADOLPH HITLER Gaining Popularity Through Elections NAZIS 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371609472786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 7, 1931 * Adolph Hitler gaining popularity * German fascist movement * National socialists (Nazis) The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HITLER SAYS BALLOTS WILL GIVE HIM POWER; SCOUTS TALK OF COUP" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Hitler gaining power in Germany prior to becoming chancellor. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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. ... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2016 15:05

$34.00
143635

CHARLES LINDBERGH Anne Morrow Flight to the Orient Japan 1931 Rotogravure PHOTOS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371609469992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, September 20, 1931 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh & Anne Morrow * Airplane flight to the Orient - Japan photos This rotogravure section only has eight front page photos regarding the Lindbergh's flight to the Orient with some text. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2016 15:01

$32.00
143601

ALFRED A. TAYLOR "War of the Roses" Tennessee Governor DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391440230382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1931 * Alfred A. Taylor death * "War of the Roses" campaign * Governor of Tennessee Page 27 has a one column heading: "EX. GOV. ALF TAYLOR OF TENNESSEE DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Alfred A. Taylor, best known for his "War of the Roses" campaign against his brother for governor of Tennessee. 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, allo... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:28

$34.00
143551

ARMY CADETS vs. Notre Dame Fightin Irish NCAA College Football 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391439954199

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 28, 1931 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame upset * Loads of text w/ photos The front page of this section has a one column heading: "ARMY ELEVEN BEATS NOTRE DAME, 12 TO 0, AS 78,000 LOOK ON" with subheads and three relate photos. (see) Page 5 of this section has a banner headline: "78,000 See Army Eleven Upset Notre Dame by 12 to 0 in the Yankee Stadium" with subheads and three more photos. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. This was the first season without Knute Rockne on the sidelines after his death. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:35

$32.00
143546

U. S. SUPREME COURT BUILDING Washington D.C. Laying CORNERSTONE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371606888387

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1932 * United States Supreme Court Building * President Herbert Hoover laying the cornerstone The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Hoover Lays Supreme Court Cornerstone; Hughes and Davis Speak for Bench and Bar" First report coverage on President Herbert Hoover laying the cornerstone for the new United States Supreme Court Building in Washington D.C. Lengthy text continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:28

$45.00
143544

Manuel Azaña Díaz PRIME MINISTER Second Spanish Republic SPAIN 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371606886394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1931 * Manuel Azaña Díaz becomes prime minister * Niceto Alcalá-Zamora resignation * Second Spanish Republic - Spain The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LIBERAL HEADS SPAIN AS PRESIDENT QUITS ON CHURCH DISPUTE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on resignation of Niceto Alcalá-Zamora as prime minister of the Second Spanish Republic and his replacement with Manuel Azaña. Article continues inside with photo of Azaña. 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 c... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:23

$33.00
143497

HUEY LONG Paul N. Cyr Succession Dispute & Al 'Scarface' Capone 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371605528517

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1931 * Huey 'The Kingfish" Long & Paul N. Cyr * Louisiana governor succession dispute * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial The front page has a one column heading: "HUEY LONG DEFEATS COUP D-ETAT BY CYR" with subheads. (see) Page 4 has a one column heading: "PROSECUTION RESTS IN CAPONE TRIAL" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial with transcripts. 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 th... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2016 13:25

$34.00
143494

ISLAND OF CYPRUS Riots Revolution Union w/ Greece BRITISH Occupy 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371605522065

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1931 * Island of Cyprus riot * Struggle for union w/ Greece * Al 'Scarface' Capone The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Cyprus Mobs Fight for Union With Greece; Britain Rushes Troops by Ships and Planes" (see) First report coverage on the riot & demonstration on the Island of Cyprus for the union with Greece. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 9 has a one column heading: "CAPONE HAS HEARING ON SENTENCE TODAY" with subheads. (see) 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, w... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2016 13:22

$39.00
143493

Scarface AL CAPONE Guilty of Income Tax Evasion Sentencing DAY OF 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391438273476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Day of his sentencing (11 years) * The end of his criminal career Page 9 has one column headings that include: "ARGUMENTS PUT OFF SENTENCE OF CAPONE" "Judge After Hearing Duel of Lawyers Says He Will Take Action Today" "Session Bores Gangster" and more. (see) This was the day that Capone would be sentenced to 11 years. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. 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, al... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2016 13:20

$37.00
143492

ALBERT EINSTEIN-MAYER New Unified Field Theory of Relativity 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391438271630

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1931 * Professor Albert Einstein * New Unified Field Theory * Dr. Walther Mayer Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "New Einstein Theory Now Joins Electricity And Gravitational in One Structural Whole" (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 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 & inst... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2016 13:19

$39.00
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