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182861

Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373108235158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, July 15, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World * Success celebrated in NYC The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HUGHES AND HIS CREW CHEERED BY THOUSANDS IN NEW YORK PARADE" with subheads and related photo. (see) More on page 2. Complete with 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the blank spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 08, 2020 11:08

$55.00
182812

Historic YURI GAGARIN Vostok 1 Cosmonaut 1st Human SPACE FLIGHT 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107401625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, April 12, 1961 * Yuri Gagarin - Vostok 1 - Soviet cosmonaut * 1st human into outer space (1st report) The front page accounts the Soviets taking the lead in the space race with the headline: "RUSS ORBIT, LAND FIRST SPACEMAN" with subhead on Yuri Gagarin's historic flight. Also ftpg. content concerning the trial of Adolf Eichmann for crimes against the Jewish people & against humanity. Present are just the outer leaves of the front section only with pages 1, 2, 13 & 14. Good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:23

$52.00
182795

PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania Very Rare & Early 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, April 3, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare publication As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1735. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the American colonies. This is a great issue from the premier city of the colonies at that time--when Ben Franklin was just beginning his career--and a handsome issue as well, as the masthead features two wood engravings, one showing a newsboy on horseback "trumpeting" the n... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:47

$2,935.00
182749

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War John Bell Hood 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865255467

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 19, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The News of Hood's Operations" "Letter from Richmond" "From the Valley - Camp near New Market" "Interesting from the North" "Mobile and Charleston" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, small paper-flaw hole deters very little, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. As a notable slave port, it is not surprisin... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:21

$67.00
182743

Early ATLAS MISSILE Rocket 1st Voice Relay Satellite LAUNCHING 1958 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107074491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, December 19, 1958 * Atlas missile launching * 1st voice relay satellite * 1st object visible w/ naked eye The front page has a nice banner headline: "U.S. ATLAS IN ORBIT; BIGGEST SATELLITE YET" with subheads and folur related photos. Nice for display. Complete with 48 pages, small binding holes along the spine/2st column, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On 18 December 1958, the launch of Atlas 10B sent the missile into orbit around the Earth (without use of an upper stage) carrying the "SCORE" (Signal Communications by Orbiting Relay Equipment) communications payload. Atlas 10B/SCORE, at 8,750 lb (3,970 kg) was the heaviest man-made object then in orbit, the first voice relay satell... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:15

$52.00
182703

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Demoted by Ulysses S. Grant Pre-Massacre 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863978548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 13, 1876 * General George Armstrong Custer * President Ulysses S. Grant Some five weeks before he would meet disaster, page 4 has over half a column taken up with: "Grant and Custer" which begins: "General Grant's friends are coming slowly to his defense concerning the removal of Custer..." General Terry would be the military commander of the Dakota Territory during this time. Ten pages, great condition.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:58

$38.00
182681

FIRST 1ST Allied Boming of BERLIN Germany Raid World War II 1940 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102242589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, 5th WAR EXTRA, June 8, 1940 * 1st allied bombing of Berlin, Germany * French bomber raids German capital * World War II - WWII original The front page has a nice banner headline above the masthead: "ALLIES BOMB BERLIN" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Another WWII related banner headline also. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the central fold and margins, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: "The Jules Verne, a variant of the Farman F. 220 of the French Naval Aviation, was the first Allied bomber to raid Berlin: on the night of 7 June 1940 it dropped eight bombs of 250 kg and 80 of 10 kg weight on the German capital.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:42

$44.00
182597

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100834512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 contains one of the better reports we have seen of the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery by Jesse James and his gang. While most reports are little more than a paragraph or two, this report takes two-thirds of a column and includes several accounts and much detail--photos below show the full text. The article is headed: "ROAD AGENTS ON A TRAIN" "They Kill Two Persons And Get Considerable Plunder" "Outlaws Who Surpass All Others In Boldness--After Deliberately committing Murder, They Rob a Safe In an Express Car". The article includes near its beginning: "...an incoming Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific t... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:52

$147.00
182590

MISSING IN ALASKA Hale Boggs & Nick Begich Airplane DISAPPEARANCE 1972 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100826925

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 18, 1972 * "Missing in Alaska" airplane disappearance * Hale Boggs & Nick Begich goes missing The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Hale Bogg's Plane Hunted Along South Alaska Coast" with subhead and photo of Boggs. Coverage continues on page 30 with another photo. (see) Complete with 80 pages, light crease on the front page, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:44

$78.00
182466

VANDERBILT CUP Automobile Car Race Racing Ralph Mulford WINS 1911 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373095233825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 27, 1911 * Vanderbilt Cup - automobile racing * First major car race trophy in America * American racecar driver Ralph Mulford The front page has a great banner headline: "MULFORD WINS CLASSIC VANDERBILT RACE" with subheads. (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 16 pages, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:54

$57.00
182460

EARLE OVINGTON 1st Transcontinental AIRMAIL Airplane Flight ? 1911 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373095232218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, October 3, 1911 * Pilot Earle Lewis Ovington planning ? * 1st transcontinental airmail airplane flight The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Plans to Transport Mail Across The Continent in An Aeroplane" with subheads and related pictorial. I'm not sure if this ever ended up happening though. 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 all 12 pages, very irregular along the spine but no text loss, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:52

$44.00
182457

CALBRAITH PERRY RODGERS 1st Transcontinental Airplane Flight Ends 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392853030061

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 6, 1911 *Aviator Calbraith Perry Rodgers * 1st Transcontinental airplane flight ends The front page has a nice banner headline: "ALEXANDER RUNS SECOND TO HARRIMAN" with subhead. 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 16 pages, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Calbraith Perry Rodgers (January 12, 1879 – April 3, 1912) was an American aviation pioneer. He made the first transcontinental airplane flight across the U.S. from September 17, 1911, to November 5, 1911, with dozens of s... See More  

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:50

$52.00
182406

Great SPINDLETOP Gusher Beaumont TX Texas Oil Discovery 1901 Houston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851908304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOUSTON DAILY POST, Texas, January 11, 1901 If ever there was a single newspaper which heralded the birth of the oil industry in America, this is it. Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coinciding with the need for this new product. If you or your family have ties to the early oil industry, this one-of-a-kind collectible heralding the onset of this national/world impacting find cannot be overstated. The discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas, was the beginning of the oil industry in Texas. When the well struck on... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:24

$18,500.00
182396

Rare 17th Century KING WILLIAM III Era Pamphlet 1694 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373094040300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, June, 1694 * Rare 17th century title This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc.". Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near the back is: "Advice From England" w... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 12:39

$73.00
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
182864

2003 SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA Disintegration in Re-Entry NASA Disaster Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373108411000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TUCSON CITIZEN, Arizona, EXTRA, Feb. 1, 2003 * Space Shuttle Columbia disaster * Early 1st report - nice for display The front page announces one of the more tragic events in U.S. space history with: "SHUTTLE BREAKS UP; Seven aboard Columbia dead" with subhead and photo. Nice for display. Complete 1st section with pages 1-10, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 14:55

$34.99
182105

1st LIVING Being DOG LAIKA in SPACE Sputnik II POISONED Killed ? 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084270087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, November 11, 1957. * 1st living earth being into space by Sputnik II * Russian dog "Laika" purposely killed ? The top of the front page has a two column heading: "SPUTNIK DOG DEAD, RED PRESS REPORT" with subhead. (see) Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the central fold and margins with very minor wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Laika originally named Kudryavka , "Little Curly"), became the first living Earth-born creature in orbit aboard Sputnik II on November 3, 1957. Some call her the first living passenger to go into space, but others claim sub-orbital flights passed the edge of space first. She was also known as Zhuchka, "Little Beetle") and Lim... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:27

$47.00
182094

R100 R-100 British Rigid AIRSHIP 1st Transatlantic Ocean Flight 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839418132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 30, 1930 * R100 - R-100 British rigid airship * Maiden transatlantic flight (during) The front page has a nice banner headline: "DIRIGIBLE OVER MID-OCEAN" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos on the back page. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:17

$44.00
182091

40 WALL STREET U.S. Army Air Force Airplane CRASH w/ Photos 1946 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084262244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1946 * 40 Wall Street, New York City skyscraper * United States Army Air Force * C-45 Beechcraft airplane crash The top of the front page has a three column headline: "PLANE HITS WALL ST. TOWER; 5 IN ARMY CRAFT ARE KILLED; BIG HOLE TORN IN 58TH FLOOR" with subheads that include: "PILOT LOST IN FOG" "Flaming Debris Falls" and more with photo of the famous New York City building. Article continues inside with 2 more related photos. (see) First report coverage on the airplane crash disaster at 40 Wall Street building in New York City.Nice to have from the city where it took place. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condit... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:15

$80.00
182076

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839409059

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

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:05

$71.00
182061

R34 Rigid AIRSHIP 1st to Cross Atlantic Ocean East to West 1919 Newspaper BLIMP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084197800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., July 6, 1919 * R-34 airship on the way * 1st ever crossing of the Atlantic East to West in flight * Aviation - flight - dirigible - zeppelin * 1st aerial stowaway - William Ballantyne The front page has a banner headline announcing: "BRITISH DIRIGIBLE R-34 IS REPORTED IN DISTRESS--BIG CRAFT IS RUNNING SHORT OF FUEL--U.S. DESTROYERS RUSHED TO AID" with subheads and related photo. (see) Twelves pages, loose along the spine with a few small tape mends, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:55

$39.00
182058

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Train Robber False Death Report Nov. 4, 1879 Miss. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839349225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 4, 1879 * Jesse James killed ? * Outlaw - train robber The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a very interesting, although erroneous, report of the death of Jesse James with heads: "A CORPSE AT LAST" "The Bandit King Slain In His Saddle" "Jesse James Killed By a former Friend" "The Assassin Escapes After a Running Fight" "Southwest Missouri the Scene of the Tragedy". Near the beginning is: "This section was thrown into a high state of excitement yesterday afternoon over the report that Jesse James, one of the notorious outlaws, had been shot & killed by a former comrade, named Geo. Shephard..." with much more, carrying over to page 2. But this was all untrue. Jesse James would b... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:52

$76.00
182056

1st Ever SPACE WALK Russian Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov VOSKHOD 2 1965 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839348390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, California, Extra, March 18, 1965 * Cosmonaut Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov * 1st ever human space walk (historic) The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIRST WALK IN SPACE" with subhead: "Russian Goes Outside Ship, Somersaults" and related photos. Full page pictorial inside. Historic report on the very 1st human to conduct a space walk. Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 20 pages of the 1st section only, light toning and minor wear at the central fold and margins, nice for display a s such.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:50

$62.00
182033

Very Rare SALEM WITCH TRIALS Witchcraft Book AD 1693 Old 17th Century Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084188499

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Jan. 28, 1693 * Rare Salem witch trials advertisement * Very early and rare 17th century title The back page has an advertisement for the book: "The TRYALS of several WITCHES lately Executed in New-England, and of several remarkable Curiosities therein occurring. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour." This is the only periodical (similar ads appeared in multiple issues) we have ever seen with any reference to the famous witch trials at Salem, Massachusetts, as the London Gazette made no mention of the trials or the executions A very uncommon item and the only period mention of this very notable event in American history. Complete as a single ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:34

$355.00
182849

GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Black Hills Expedition vs. Sioux Indians 1874 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392866273545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 7, 1874 * General George Armstrong Custer * The Black Hills Expedition - Dakota * Sioux Indians - Native Americans * 2 years prior to Little Bighorn massacre The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "THE BLACK HILLS" "General Custer's Expedition Into the Sacred Land of the Sioux" "Excitement and Mustering of the Indians" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 08:51

$39.99
182846

MOTHER CABRINI Canonized & Howard Hughes Test Airplane CRASH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373108142317

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 8, 1946 * Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini * Canonized by Roman Catholic Church * Howard Hughes airplane crash * XF-11 Surveillance aircraft The front page has a two column heading announcing: "Mother Cabrini Canonized; Pope in Homily Urges Peace" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Mother Cabrini becoming the 1st American citizen to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. Lengthy coverage continues inside with two related photos. Also on the front page is a two column heading near the bottom: "Howard Hughes Gravely Injured In Crash on Test of New Plane" (see) Coverage continues on the back page with s few related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 08:32

$39.99
182841

RE. General GEORGE A. CUSTER Arrest & Suspension Fort Leavenworth 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373108129193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1867 * General George Armstrong Custer The middle of the ftpg. has a small report headed: "The Trial of Major-Gen. Custar [sic]" which includes: "...Custar has been ordered to Fort Leavenworth for trial...on his return to Fort Wallace...Custar...left his command at Wallace & proceeded to Harker as fast as jaded horse-flesh would bear him. The charge against him is for leaving his command...". Page 2 & 3 have baseball reports: "Base Ball-Picked Nine Match--New York vs. Brooklyn" with various detail and the box score. Minor loss here affects about 3 letters. Eight pages, minor disbinding indents at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 08:10

$34.99
182015

EMILIO CARRANZA Mexico Mexican Aviator Airplane Crash KILLED 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084130223

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1928 * Emilio Carranza killed * Mexican aviator - airplane * "Lindbergh of Mexico" The top of the front page has a two column headline: "CARRANZA KILLED IN CRASH AS HE FLIES INTO STORM IN JERSEY ON MEXICAN HOP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with two related photos and a map. Loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition, a few small binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:34

$48.00
181994

Historic NC-4 Curtiss Airplane Flying Boat TRANSATLANTIC Flight 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839180260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, May 17, 1919 * NC-4 flying boat (historic aviation feat) * Transatlantic flight (1st aircraft to achieve this) The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICAN NAVAL SEAPLANE NC-4 UNDER LIEUT. COMMANDER READ, ATTAINS FIRST OBJECTIVE IN TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHT. LANDS SAFELY TODAY ON THE ISLAND OF FAYAL, AZORES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. This event was very significant at the time, but was overshadowed just a few weeks later when Alcock & Brown made the first non-stop trans-Atlantic flight, and then of course the first non-stop solo flight by Lindbergh 8 years later. Complete with 14 pages, light toning, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:19

$62.00
181988

THE DALTON GANG Adair Oklahoma Indian Terr. LAST TRAIN ROBBERY 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839175484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 15, 1892 * The Dalton Gang * Adair, Oklahoma * Last train robbery The back page has a nice article headed: "DARING EXPRESS ROBBERY" "Train Held Up at Adair, I.T., and $50,000 Taken" "The Highwaymen Have a Hard Fight for Their Booty" with the dateline from Parsons, Kansas. The photos show the entire report, which contains some nice detail, somewhat more than is commonly found. On July 14 the Dalton Gang made its last train robbery at Adair, Indian Territory. They made such quick & quiet work that the deputies--where were on the train--didn't realize it was being robbed until the job was nearly completed. The robbery was followed by a fierce but brief gun battle with the bandits, during w... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:14

$105.00
181987

Outlaw EMMETT DALTON Train Robber Brothers Gang Fame DEATH Photo 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084123418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 14, 1937 * Former outlaw Emmett Dalton death w/ photo (1st report) The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "Emmett Dalton Dies; Last Of Notorious Gang, Shot 23 Times" The back page has a photo of Dalton with heading: "Last Of Notorious Daltons Is Dead" 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 28 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 & i... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:14

$72.00
182729

Best THURMAN MUNSON New York Yankees Jet Airplane CRASH Death 1979 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392865154180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York City, August 3, 1979 * Cather Thurman Munson * New York Yankees baseball * Jet airplane crash disaster The front page has a nice banner headline: "AIR CRASH KILLS YANKS' MUNSON" with a photo of the crash scene and another smaller one of Munson. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 3 with 2 other related photos. The back page has a larger photo of Munson with heading: "'One Helluva guy'" Great to have in this famous New York City tabloid publication. Rare as such. Complete with all 68 pages, small tear along the right blank margin, tiny piece torn away along the top margin of the back page, generally very nice.

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Ends July 14, 2020 07:29

$99.99
182722

DONNER PARTY Western Pioneers Wagon Train HORRORS Cannibalism 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373106000262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 1847 * The Donner Party incident * Resorting to cannibalism Page 2 has a detailed & horrific article headed: "Sufferings of the California Emigrants" which is an account of what we know as the Donner Party tragedy, the emigrants headed for California who got trapped in a snow storm in the Sierra Mountains and were compelled to cannibalism to survive. The details are from a letter datelined "Rancho Del Paso, Jan. 29, 1847" with bits including: "...After the storm ceased they succeeded in getting fire & again endeavored to pursue their pathless course through the newly-fallen snow...death was there hovering fearfully over them...Yes, stern necessity, & that lov... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2020 09:33

$199.99
182660

ROBERT H. GODDARD Early Rockets Rocketry Testing w/ Photos 1937 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392859600604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE Section only, September 5, 1937 * Robert H. Goddard w/ photos * Early rockets - rocketry Here is the magazine section from the September 5th, 1937 issue of the New York Times. Pages 8 & 9 has a great editorial on Robert H. Goddard and his recent experiments with early rocketry. There is a four column headline that reads: "FIERY ROCKETS SOAR, FORERUNNERS OF SWIFT SHIPS OF SPACE" with subhead. Also five related photos and two illustrations (see). A nice period item on the 'father of rockets'. Other topics throughout. Complete magazine section only with 24 pages, tabloid size, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2020 11:26

$37.99
181950

Nice ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Telephones Inventor Cover PHOTO 1903 Science Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392826825546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 2, 1903 * Alexander Graham Bell cover photo (nice for display) The full front cover of the issue features a photo of "Alexander Graham Bell" which also features his signature below it along with an accompanying article inside. Within the issue is: "The Stanley Airship"; "Powerful English Locomotive for Suburban Traffic"; "Ore Finding by Electricity"; "Condition of the Work on the Rapid Transit Subway (New York)"; "The Latest Atlantic Line, 'Kaiser Wilhelm II'"; and other articles and advertisements. Complete issue in 16 pages, tabloid size, very light staining, nice condition.

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Ends July 05, 2020 07:54

$52.00
181891

RUTH ELDER 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight Attempt Photo 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392824861405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., October 13, 1927 * Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress * 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman) The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "RUTH ELDER ALIGHTS ON OCEAN AND IS TAKEN SAFELY ABOARD DUTCH TANKER BARENDRECHT" with subheads and related photo. (see) Fourteen pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: In 1927 she took off from New York in the airplane American Girl, with her co-pilot, George Haldeman, in an attempt to become the first woman to duplicate Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic crossing to Paris. Mechanical problems caused them to ditch the plane 360 miles from land, but they established a ... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:05

$42.00
181857

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Murder Funeral Train Arrives in New York City 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373072316225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Remains in New York City * Civil War closing events All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Lincoln. Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln including: "HONORS To the MARTYR PRESIDENT" "Our Tribute to the Lamented Dead" "Arrival of the Cortege" "The Body In State" "The Procession to the City Hall" "Scene of Sadness & Sorrow" "Incidents of the Obsequies" & much more. Further reporting on the funeral on pages 4, 5 and 8 including: "The Assassins" "The President's Murder Organized in Canada & Approved at Richmond: "SHERMAN" "Capture of Macon, Ga." "Honors to the Mart... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2020 15:31

$110.00
181768

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Football Head Coach Death Day of FUNERAL 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392821881778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1931 * Knute Rockne death - funeral (day of) * Notre Dame head football coach * Airplane crash disaster Page 24 has one column headings that include: "ROCKNE'S FUNERAL WILL BE HELD TODAY" "Six of His 1930 Team to Convey Body to Church on Campus of Notre Dame" and more. (see) Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:12

$48.00
181696

DALTON GANG Bob & Grant Old West Outlaws Train Robbers CAPTURED 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066448693

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HELENA INDEPENDENT, Montana, Sept. 15, 1892 * Dalton Gang captured On the front page is report with a small one line, one column head: "Dalton Gang Captured". The report, datelined "Kansas City, Sept. 14", reads: "A Times special from Paris, Tex., says a telegram from Deming, N.M., states that four of the members of the notorious Dalton gang were captured there last night. Those captured were Bob Dalton, leader of the gang, Grant Dalton, Amy Dalton, Sam Wingo, and Three-Fingered Jack. Deputy Marshall Williams has been following...the trail of the desperadoes since their last robbery in July. He followed them into Kansas, Colorado, and finally New Mexico, where the capture was made. The gang is wanted in Indian Territ... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:01

$127.00
181660

HUNTER BROTHERS Airplane "City of Chicago" Flight Time Record 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065392105

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1930 * Airplane endurance record flight * "City of Chicago"- Stinson SM-1 Detroiter * John and Kenneth Hunter The top of the front page has a three column headline: "ENDURANCE FLIERS SET RECORD, KEEP ON" with subheads. (see) Article continues on page 7 with photo of the Hunter brothers. First report coverage on the airplane endurance record flight broken by the Hunter brothers, beating the Curtiss Robin "St. Louis" flown by Dale Jackson and Forest O'Brine in 1929. Complete with 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:13

$42.00
181647

Joseph BROOKS-Elisha BAXTER WAR Little Rock Arkansas REPUBLICANS 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065386791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 8, 1874 * Brooks-Baxter War * Little Rock, Arkansas * Republican Party factions The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "BLEEDING ARKANSAS" "Operations of the Opposing Forces" "Capture Of A Railway Train" "The State Supreme Court Decides for Brooks" and more. (see) Text takes up over 4 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:06

$34.00
181635

PIONEER 1 Very 1st NASA Spacecraft Rocket LAUNCH Lunar Orbiter 1958 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065281798

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 12, 1958 * Pioneer 1 launch * 1st NASA spacecraft The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Air Force Rocket Soars 80,000 Miles Into Space, But Fails to Reach Moon" with subhead, related photo and diagram. Much more on pages 56 & 57, loads of text. First report coverage on the launch of "Pioneer 1" which became the first spacecraft launched by NASA, the newly formed space agency of the United States. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 26, 2020 12:05

$58.00
181622

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War South Carolina 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392813864934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 22, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "News From the North" which includes a dispatch signed by Benjamin Butler, concerning anger over the Confederates employing captured colored soldiers in digging trenches, with his similar retaliation (see). "Mrs. Lucy Williams--Morgan's Betrayer" "Sharp Fighting in the Valley" "Latest News From Hood's Army" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, small paper flaw hole deters very little, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, wi... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:20

$70.00
181606

APOLLO 11 Moon Spaceflight Rocket Takeoff Nears - Neil Armstrong 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065169363

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1969 * Apollo 11 Moon spaceflight takeoff nears (eve) * Neil Armstrong - Buzz Aldrin - Michael Collins The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Apollo Astronauts Are Confident of Success" with subhead and photos of the famous trio. Much more on page 20 with photo of the rocket. Coverage near the beginning of the historic flight of Apollo 11 which put the very first humans on the Moon. Most issues that were saved was the actual Moon landing making this issue much more uncommon. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Complete with all 64 pages, a little bottom margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:12

$44.00
181539

LEN KOENECKE Brooklyn Dodgers MLB Baseball KILLED on Airplane 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392808741018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, September 17, 1935 * Len Koenecke killed on airplane * MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PLANE PILOT KILLS UNRULY TRAVELER AND AVOIDS CRASH" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: After being sent home from the road trip, he caught a commercial flight for New York City. During the flight, he drank a quart of whiskey and became very drunk. After harassing other passengers and striking a stewardess, the pilot had to sit on him to restrain him as he wa... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:04

$48.00
181522

Rare 17th Century THE ATHENIAN MERCURY London w/ Nice Optician Ad 1692 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060765295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Nov. 19, 1692 * Rare 17th century publication * Early optician, John Marshall ad One of just four advertisements on the back page is a quite lengthy & descriptive ad beginning: "At the sign of the Archimedes and Spectacles in Ludgate street, the West End of St. Paul's Church, London, by John Marshal are made all manner of prospective glasses, telescopes, microscopes, single and double, reading glasses, large concave glasses..." with much more. In the world of eye glasses, John Marshall was an early pioneer, having devised a method of grinding batches of identical, good quality, lenses of a specified focal length. For this he received a commendation by the Royal Society. He was also the o... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:53

$250.00
181508

Bell XS-1 Jet Airplane CHUCK YEAGER 1st Speed of Sound (Level) 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060763087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1948 * United States Air Force - Chuck Yeager * Bell XS-1 rocket airplane * Speed of Sound - 1st in level flight The front page has a two column headline: "Speed of Sound Is Exceeded By XS-1 in Repeated Tests" (see). Coverage continues inside with photos of Yeager and his airplane. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. 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... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:47

$48.00
181505

Aviator RICHARD E. BYRD Airplane Flight over Antarctic STORY Told 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060762811

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1929. * Richard Byrd's Antarctica expedition * Story of his flight told by him The top of the front page has a four column headline: "BYRD TELLS OF DARING CLIMB IN PLANE OVER JAGGED PEAKS TO POLAR PLATEAU; WON BY SCANT MARGIN, THE POLE AHEAD" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 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 individ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:46

$48.00
181480

VIKING 1 NASA 1st Spacecraft to Land on Surface of MARS (Day of) 1976 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373059541371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1976 * Viking 1 landing on Mars - Nasa (day of) * 1st spacecraft to land on the planet The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Viking Poised for Landing And Mars Pictures Today" with subhead. Coverage continues inside with 2 related photos. Viking 1 was the first spacecraft to successfully land on Mars and perform its mission. This would be achieved on this day. Other news sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 64 pages, light foxing along the central fold, generally very nice.

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:54

$44.00
181479

AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 1 Goodwin Arkansas DC-2 Airplane Crash 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392806390730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1936 * American Airlines Flight 1 disaster * Douglas DC-2 airliner - airplane crash * Goodwin, St. Francis County, Arkansas The front page has a one column heading: "CRASH OF AIRLINER BAFFLES EXPERTS; 17 BODIES REMOVED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside with a few related photos. Loads of text. 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 were the primary subscribers o... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:53

$38.00
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