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169275

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets College Football UPSET 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535653321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 only (sports), December 3, 1933 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish football * Upsets Army Cadets - NCAA college * Nice headline for display The top of the front page of this section has a great banner headline: "NOTRE DAME ENDS ARMY WINNING STREAK, 13-12" with subhead, 3 large photos and lineups. (see) Nice for display. This was the third season without Knute Rockne on the sidelines after his death and Army's only loss for it's football season. Complete with all 8 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. wikipedia notes: The Army Cadets, the nation's only m... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:14

$42.00
169274

END OF PROHIBITION 21st Amend. Legal Beer Liquor Returning CLOSE 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193707359

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 3, 1933 * End of prohibition close - beer & liquor returning * From the home of gangster rule - two days away The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "FLOOD OF LIQUOR NEARS U. S." with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related photo is on page 19. Coverage on the impending ratification of the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution, repealing the 18th Amendment. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:13

$62.00
169273

Actress MARY PICKFORD Files for DIVORCE from Douglas Fairbanks 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193707093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 10, 1933 * Mary Pickford files for divorce * Actor Douglas Fairbanks * Nice headline for display The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "DOUG SUED BY MARY PICKFORD" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Four related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on Actress Mary Pickford filing for divorce from actor Douglas Fairbanks. Complete with all 34 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 January 13, 2019 14:13

$47.00
169272

THE MAD TRAPPER of Rat River Albert Johnson RCMP Shootout KILLED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535651484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 18, 1932 * Albert Johnson (criminal) shot & killed * The Mad trapper of Rat River shootout * Royal Canadian Mounted Police pursuit The front page has a one column heading: "Mad Miner of Arctic Dies in Hail of Bullets" with small related map. (see) First report coverage on the shootout and death of Albert Johnson (criminal). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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. wikipedia notes: Albert Johnson (? - February 17, 1932), known as the Mad Trapper... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:11

$47.00
169271

Best TERRY "MACHINE GUN" DRUGGAN Valley Gang Mobster JAIL 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535651058

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 27, 1932 * Terry "Machine Gun" Druggan jailed * Irish-American mobster - gangster * Valley Gang leader - Chicago gangland * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "DRUGGAN TAKEN TO U. S. CELL" with subheads and small related photo. Nice for display. Photo of Druggan covering face is on the back page. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:11

$97.00
169270

NORTHWESTERN & UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO Merger Plan ? Universities 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193705990

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 8, 1933 * Northwestern University * University of Chicago * A plan for a merger ? The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "UNIVERSITY MERGER IS SURE" with subheads. Nice for display. Probably only reported in a newspaper close the schools, especially with a nice headline as such. The plan would never materialize. Complete with 40 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. wikipedia notes: In 1933, Robert Maynard Hutchins, President of the University of Chicago, presented a proposal to Northwestern's Board of Trustees and President Scott to mer... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:10

$47.00
169269

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Film Movie Opening Day Advertisement 1946 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535649905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1946 * Original "It's a Wonderful Life" premiere ad * Opening night showing in New York City * James Stewart and Donna Reed - Frank Capra Page 31 has a 14 x 6 inch advertisement of what is considered one of the greatest films of all time, It's a Wonderful Life. This movie premiered in NYC on December 20th, making this an opening day ad. (historic) Very rare as such. News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:09

$115.00
169268

CIVIL RIGHTS ACT Bill President Johnson Signed into Law 1st Day 1964 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535649466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 4, 1964 * American Civil Rights Act of 1964 * Lyndon B. Johnson signed bill into law * First day in affect with a few examples The front page has a three column heading: "Rights Bill's First Day: Compliance, Defiance" with subhead: "Negroes Served Quietly in Birmingham, Ala." and two related photos. (see) Complete issue with all 26 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:09

$62.00
169267

ALLIED INVASION OF ITALY Operation Avalanche Salerno 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193704187

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, EXTRA, September 3, 1943 * Operation Avalanche * Allies invade Italy * FRONT LEAF ONLY * The bold headline proclaims: "ITALY INVADED" with subhead and related map. (see) Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2) nice for display as such.

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:06

$37.00
169266

1940 Terror Plot Exposed "Christian Front" Members Captured San. Fran. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193703532

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Jan. 15, 1940 * Terrorist plot to overthrow the United States government * Dramatic headline... weapons seized * The radical group: "The Christian Front" The front page has a 3-line banner heading: "It Didn't Happen Here! G-MEN BLAST REVOLT PLOT!," with subheads: "A Conspiracy Fails," "12 Congressmen 'Marked for Death'; G-Men Seize Guns," "Guns Stolen From Army Arsenal Found; Terrorists Planned to War on Jews, Captured Utilities," with much to follow. The dramatic headline visually captures the fear of conspiracies, attacks, and overthrows that were prevalent during this tumultuous time in history. Great for display. Complete in 22 pages, other news of the day including reports regarding WWII... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:04

$80.00
169265

Rare 1ST COLORED SUPERMAN Superhero Comics Promotional Advertisement 1939 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193702887

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Nov. 4, 1939 * 1st colored superman comic promotion * Very early & rare item re. this superhero As most serious collectors of Superman material know, November 5 was the date of the very first Superman color comic strip to appear in Sunday newspapers. It was obviously a great success. What many may not be aware of is the promotion in advance of the release. Page 5 of the November 4 issue of this newspaper had a nearly quarter page advertisement announcing: "COMING TOMORROW......SUPERMAN In Color" with further text including a bit of his background: "Born on another planet, possessed of super-human powers, SUPERMAN flies through the air, hops over skyscrapers..." and more (see). It conclu... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:03

$200.00
169264

Rare VA CONFEDERATE w/ Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193699284

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Virginia, May 30, 1862 * Rebel newspaper from the Confederate capital * Abraham Lincoln proclamation A great wealth of Civil War reporting in this four page newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the many front page items are those headed: "Notes and News" which begins: "The star of the victorious Jackson is still in the ascendant. After the capture of Winchester he pressed on after the flying foe..." and more (see for portions). Also: "Threats of the Enemy Against the Rangers" "The Southwest" "The Engagement in Hanover on Tuesday" "Capture of the Steamer Gordon" "Sickness in the Western Army" "From New Mexico" "Effect of the War Upon the Northern Politicians" "A Dari... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:59

$75.00
169263

Rare LOS ANGELES Southern California Wild Old West 1874 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535638808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, April 7, 1874 * Rare Old West title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Complete in 4 pages, a little wear at the upper right blank margin, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:58

$40.00
169262

GERALD FORD Sworn In as United States President & NIXON Leaves 1974 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535637457

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, NY, August 10, 1974 * Gerald Ford is sworn in as President * The Watergate nightmare is over! The front page has the three-line banner heading: "FORD SWORN IN AS PRESIDENT; ASSERTS 'NIGHTMARE IS OVER' - Nixon Bids an Emotional Farewell to Washington", with multiple photos. Additional photos and coverage is found on inside pages. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. This is a front section only with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:57

$49.00
169261

1st AIRPLANE FLIGHT England to Australia - Ross Macpherson Smith 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193697709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1919 * 1st airplane flight - England to Australia * Aviator Ross Macpherson Smith The top of page 17 has a two column heading: "Smith Flies to Australia, Wins $50,000; King and Two Premiers Felicitate Him" First report coverage on the last leg of the 1st airplane flight from England to Australia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:56

$40.00
169260

ALBERT EINSTEIN'S Unified Field Theory Gravitation Electromagnetic1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193697315

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1929. * Albert Einstein's Unified field theory * Gravitation & electromagnetism The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN GEOMETRY IN THEORY EXPLAINED" 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:55

$42.00
169259

ALBERT EINSTEIN'S General Theory of Relativity Expanded Reported 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193696987

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1929 * Professor Albert Einstein * Theory of Relativity extended * Gravitation - Electromagnetism The top of page 6 has a two column heading: "Einstein Is Amazed at Stir Over Theory; Holds 100 Journalists at Bay for a Week" 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, irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:55

$40.00
169258

ALBERT EINSTEIN Theory of Relativity Time & Space Physics 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535635602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1929 * Albert Einstein * Theory of Relativity & more The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN'S THEORY TRACED TO SOURCES" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition, small binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:54

$42.00
169257

JEFFREY DAHMER Serial Killer Rape Murder Dismemberment ARRESTED 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535635063

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 24 1991 * Jeffrey Dahmer arrested (1st report) * Serial killer and sex offender * Rape, murder & dismemberment The top of page 14 has a one column photo of Dahmer with heading: "Body Parts, Vat of Acid Found in Apartment". Another related photo is on page 2. (see) First report coverage on the arrest and realization of Jeffrey Dahmer's killings. Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:54

$67.00
169256

Early 1718 Newspaper 18th Century LONDON GAZETTE Before Revolutionary War UK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535634669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 19, 1718 * Early 18th century This issue is 300 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe and more. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete single sheet newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, light foxing, nice condition. Historical Background: "When in the autumn of 1665 Charles II sought shelter in Oxford from the Great Plague, he and his courtiers wanted newspapers to read, yet feared to touch "The Intelligencer" or "The News," which, coming from London, might be infected. Therefore Leonard Litchfeld,... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 13:53

$28.00
169255

KODAK CAMERA Roll Film Inventor GEORGE EASTMAN SUICIDE Photography1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193695975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 15, 1932 * George Eastman suicide death (1st report) * Kodak camera inventor - roll film The front page has a six column headline: "Eastman, Kodak Millionaire, Kills Himself" with subheads. (see) More on page 10. Photo of Eastman is on the back page. First report coverage on the suicide death of Kodak camera inventor George Eastman. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 30 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 January 13, 2019 13:53

$67.00
169228

Great Mohandas MAHATMA GANDHI ARRESTED by British Bombay India 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534584415

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 5, 1930 * Gandhi arrested - The Mahatma * Great headline for display (unusual) The front page has a a great banner headline: "BRITISH JAIL REBEL GANDHI" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 3 with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 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 January 12, 2019 15:02

$67.00
169227

Early MOBY-DICK The White Whale Herman Melville Novel REVIEW 1851 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192975324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 1, 1851 * Herman Melville's Moby-Dick * Early novel review - The Whale Page 3 has a quite inconspicuous review of what would become one of the more notable literary works of the 19th century, "Moby Dick", or as it was originally known. It was published first in England, just 13 days before this review, and was originally titled: "The Whale". Within the body of various reports under "Town Talk and Table Talk" is the review, which includes: "...Herman Melville's last and best and most wildly imaginative story, The Whale...will worthily support his reputation for singularly vivid and reckless imaginative power -- great aptitude for quaint and original philosophical speculation, degener... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 15:01

$69.00
169226

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands w/ Print 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534580344

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, April, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook death * Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from January, 1779 when he returned to the Hawaiian Islands after his search for a Northwest Passage to the Atlantic. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Description of Karakakooa Bay--Visit from Koah, a Priest & Warrior--Ceremonies at the Landing of Captain Cook--Arrival of Terreeoboo, King of the Island--Other Particulars of the Intercourse with the Nativ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:58

$165.00
169225

Actor CLARK GABLE & Actress Carole Lombard MARRIED Weds Marry 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534580018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 30, 1939 * Actor Clark Gable * Actress Carole Lombard * Marriage - wedding The front page has a one column heading: "Gable Marries Miss Lombard in Elopement" Related photo is on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 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 January 12, 2019 14:57

$42.00
169224

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette Over 285 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192972188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 13, 1729 * 18th Century original * Over 285 years old This newspaper is over 285 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:57

$24.00
169223

Best MANDEVILLE ZENGE Love Triangle Murder GUILTY Life 1935 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192971785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 19, 1935 * Mandeville Zenge guilty (1st report) * Love triangle murder of Dr. Walter Bauer The front page has a great banner headline: "ZENGE CONVICTED; GETS LIFE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page. Nice to have from the city where it happened. Rare as such. Complete with all 36 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 January 12, 2019 14:56

$45.00
169222

HIDEKI TOJO Imperial Japanese Army General EXECUTION Hanging 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192971431

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1948 * Hideki Tojo hanged (1st report) * World War II Japanese criminals Page 2 has one column headings that include: "TOJO CRIED 'BANZAI' AWAITING GALLOWS" "He and 3 Others Gave Triple Hail for Emperor and Japan...." (see) First report coverage on the execution of top Japanese officials including Hideki Tojo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:56

$42.00
169221

Best (2) JFK John F. Kennedy & Oswald ASSASSINATION 1963 Dallas Texas Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192970235

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas. Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price. You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. Two line bold banner headline reads: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smaller photo of Lyndon Johnson. Lots of related news and photos inside as ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:55

$240.00
169219

Nice V-E DAY Germany Surrenders Quits Headline World War II WWII 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534577487

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO HERALD AMERICAN, May 7, 1945 * Germany Surrenders * War in Europe ends The front page features a very dramatic and displayable announcement: "GERMANY SURRENDERS" dropped out of a black background, beneath which in red ink is: "AND NOW---ON TO JAPAN!" Large photo of "Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower" on the ftpg. as well. Complete in 20 pages, several folds, generally nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:54

$76.00
169218

Great CHICAGO GANGLAND GANGSTER Assassination Joseph "Red" Bolton 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192969238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 25, 1938 * Chicago gangster assassination * Joseph "Red' Bolton killed The front page has a nice banner headline: "SLAY GANGSTER AT DOORSTEP" with subhead and related photo on the back page. Joseph "Red" Bolton was not well known in history but was a gang chief in Chicago and this is a great headline for display. 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 January 12, 2019 14:53

$44.00
169217

DOUGLAS Wrong Way CORRIGAN Airplane Flight WELCOME HOME Photos 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192968996

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 5, 1938. * Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight * New York to Ireland - Unintentional ? * Welcome home - New York Harbor The top of the front page has a two column headline: "CORRIGAN ACCLAIMED HERE IN NOISY HARBOR GREETING; GETS CITY WELCOME TODAY" with subheads. (see) Page 3 has a banner headline: "New York Welcomes Corrigan as He Returns, by Ship, From 'California' Flight" with nice pictorial. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 sub... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:53

$90.00
169216

Best AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Ends Prison Term at Alcatraz 1939 Chicago IL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534575854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Jan. 8, 1939 * Gangster Al "Scarface" Capone" * Ends term at Alcatraz (The Rock) * Best title to be has (rare) The front page has a great banner headline: "MOVE AL CAPONE TO NEW JAIL" with subheads. (see) Nice for display and terrific to have in this famous Chicago publication, rare as such. Complete 1st section with all 24 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 January 12, 2019 14:52

$78.00
169215

F. DONALD COSTER Phillip Musica Italian Swindler SUICIDE Death 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534574891

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 17, 1938 * Phillip Musica - F. Donald Coster * Italian swindler suicide death in NYC * McKesson & Robbins scandal of 1938 The front page has a great banner headline: "GREAT SWINDLE STORY TOLD" with subheads. Nice for display. More on pages 2 & 3. Full back page pictorial with another banner heading as well. Also nice for display. Complete with all 30 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. wikipedia notes: Philip Mariano Fausto Musica (1877 – December 16, 1938), also known as F. Donald Coster, was an Italian swindler whose criminal career spanned pa... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:51

$47.00
169214

Gangster JASMES BELCASTRO King of the Bombers CONVICTED 1933 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534574338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Sept. 10, 1933 * James "Mad Bomber" Belcastro convicted * "King of the Bombers" - Pineapple Primary fame * Chicago Outfit gangster - best title to be had The front page has a five column heading: "Jury Convicts 'King of the Bomber'" with subheads. (see) Photo of Belcastro is on page 17. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality new... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:51

$56.00
169213

Great U.S. PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer Liquor Return MAINE 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534573311

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 12, 1933 * Prohibition ends in Maine * Beer returns - legal liquor The front page has a great banner headline: "MAINE WET AFTER 82 YEARS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamous period in American history. Co... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:49

$77.00
169212

Great Very 1st NCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL Championship Oregon Ducks 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192967133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 28, 1939 * Very first "March Madness" NCAA basketball championship, 1939 * Oregon Ducks defeat the Ohio State Buckeyes The front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline with reporting on the final game of the very first NCAA basketball championship ever held: "OREGON WINS NATIONAL BASKETBALL TITLE" with subheads and stat chart. Nice for display. A rare opportunity for a newspaper account of the very first NCAA basketball championship. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:48

$127.00
169211

Great GANGSTER GANGLAND Era Bank Robbery Headline Photos 1933 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192966620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 14, 1933 * Great gangland era robbery headline The front page has a great banner headline: "7 SEIZE BANK; LOOT VAULTS" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamous period in America... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:47

$44.00
169210

ELMER LAYDEN Four Horsemen Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football HIRE1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192966316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, December 10, 1933 * Elmer Layden becomes Notre Dame head coach * The Four Horsemen fame - NCAA college football The front page of this section has a banner headline: "LAYDEN'S FIRST INTERVIEW: TELLS POLICIES" with subheads. (see) Also a nice pictorial with heading: "Old Horseman Takes Up The Reins" Nice for display. Coverage on Elmer Layden being named the new Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team head coach. Complete sport's section only with 8 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 January 12, 2019 14:47

$42.00
169209

Rare KIT CARSON Fights Navajo Indians in New Mexico 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534571275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 4, 1863 * Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians The ftpg. has a small bit; "Kit Carson and the Indians" which notes: "From Albuquerque papers...we learn that on the 28th of July Col. Kit Carson, with a part of the 1st New Mexican Regiment, had a fight with the Navajoe Indians beyond Fort Canby...". Pg. 2 has: "Recruiting In The South" which begins: "Within the lines of our armies are many thousands of colored men, healthy, strong, and unemployed...The government is prepared to arm these men and to place them where they can do much for themselves and for us..." with more. Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:45

$32.00
169208

Rare 18th Century BRUSSELS BELGIUM Netherlands in French Langauge 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192965503

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE DES PAYS-BAS, Brussels, Belgium, July 14, 1793 * Rare 18th century title * Nice masthead Title translates to "Netherlands Gazette", then: "With Privilege of His Majesty the Emperor and King." The coat-of-arms is of Leopold II of Austria. Totally in French as France occupied Belgium prior to this date, and then again from 1794 to 1814. A four pages issue plus a single sheet, broadside "Supplement Extraordinaire" at the back, 6 3/4 by 8 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:45

$67.00
169207

1st BATTLE OF REAM'S STATION Wilson-Kautz Virginia Raid 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192964784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1864 * First battle of Ream's Station * Wilson-Kautz cavalry raid Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CAMPAIGN" "Latest News from Before Petersburgh" "Return of Gen. Wilson's Cavalry Expedition" "Concentration of Rebel Cavalry to Cut Off Wilson" "He Gives Battle & Sends for Infantry Support" "Gen. Sherman's Army" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:44

$28.00
169206

WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Pre March to the Sea Atlanta Georgia 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192964646

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: UTICA EVENING TELEGRAPH, New York, July 8, 1864 * Atlanta, Georgia * General William T. Sherman * Last Confederate Northern invasion Page 3 has a wealth of Civil War reports including: "The Rebel Raid--Hagerstown, Md., Plundered--Rebels Repulsed from Frederick" "No Rebels In Pennsylvania" "Rebels Still At Harper's Ferry" "From Gen. Sherman--Johnston Believed to be South of the Chattahoochee--Sherman Marching on Atlanta" "From Gen. Sherman--Details of the Success at Kenesaw" and much more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:43

$29.00
169205

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534569300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators * Loads of testimony The entire front page and over half of the back page are taken up with very detailed and verbatim accounts of those called to give testimony in the trial of the Lincoln assassins. The front page first column heads include: "TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Full Report of the Proceedings on Thursday" "Testimony to the Cruel Treatment of Our Prisoners in Richmond" "Major Turner Boasts that He Purposely Tortured Them" "Evidence that Arnold was a Soldier in the Rebel Service" "More Testimony Implicating Dr. Mudd With the Assassins" "Witnesses to Prove Good Character for Mrs. Surratt" "An Effort to Prove an Alibi on Beh... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:43

$47.00
169204

Rare FARMINGTON NM San Juan New Mexico Territory Short Lived 1901 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192963706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FARMINGTON HUSTLER, New Mexico, March 7, 1901 * Rare territorial issue * San Juan County A quite scarce title, in fact the first we have discovered. This lasted but two years before merging with the Times to become the "Farmington Times-Hustler". "Union List Of Serials" notes that no institution in the country has any issues from this year. Farmington is in the northwest corner of New Mexico, just east of the famous Shiprock geological landmark. And a territorial issue also as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. Typical news and ads of the day, never bound nor trimmed, a few discrete archival mends inside, uncommonly nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:42

$158.00
169203

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg VA Pre Rev. War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192963300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, March 18, 1775 * Very rare colonial Williamsburg * Pre Revolutionary War tensions This newspaper was published by Dixon & Hunter, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia with terrific content. The front page has a report from London noting: "The petition from the American Congress to the King has been presented to his Majesty...a great personage has inspected all the papers which have been received relating to the unhappy transactions at Boston...". This was likely the Declaration and Resolves opposing the Coerc... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:41

$4,250.00
169202

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron SHOT Assassination 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534566832

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 24, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer shot * Early report as he was not officially dead yet * Great headline for display (unusual) The front page has a great banner headline: "N. Y. GANG WAR; 1 DEAD, 4 SHOT" with subhead: "'Dutch Schultz' Is Wounded in Jersey Ambush" Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:40

$88.00
169188

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534193770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, January 3, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Page 2 has a very detailed letter concerning a naval battle between American ships Raleigh and Alfred, and several British ships including the Druid and Camel. A follow-up report as well. Also on pg. 2 is an interesting item: "...from Paris that Silas Deane meets with repeated insults every time he goes th... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 07:02

$375.00
169187

POPISH PLOT Titus Oates Conspiracy to Assassinate King Charles II 1678 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534193303

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 11, 1685 * Popish Plots - guilty of perjury * Titus Oates anti Catholic conspiracy The back page has a significant report in the Popish Plot situation in England, where Titus Oates fabricated a supposed Catholic conspiracy to kill King Charles II (proven untrue). The back page, under the dateline of:: "Westminster, May 9" is a report noting: "Yesterday and this day Titus Oates was tryed at the Kings-Bench Bar upon two several indictments of perjury formerly preferred against him by the command & direction of the late King of ever blessed memory, which should have been tryed the last term had not his Majesties death prevented it, and now upon a full & clear evidence the said Titus Oates w... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 07:01

$115.00
169186

Rare 17th Century GREAT PLAGUE & London Fire Report 1666 Old England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192704881

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 1, 1666 * The great plague * London fire report Great content in this issue as the back page has a report concerning the rebuilding of London following the disastrous Great London Fire of less than two months previous, reading: "Sir George Moore, with some other Proprietors of houses lately demolished by the Fire in Fleet Street, having prayed liberty to rebuild the same, according to such model, form & scantling as should be set them by the Committee appointed by His Majesty for the advancement of that great work...That the said Proprietors should have liberty to re-edise their buildings accordingly." We have found it quite rare to find any period reference to the Great London Fire in ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 07:00

$435.00
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