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143275

HAYNEVILLE Lowndes County ALABAMA Negro Boy Lynching Neal Guinn 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391433332665

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1931 * Hayneville, Alabama * Lowndes County * Negro lynching - lynched Page 7 has small one column headings: "NEGRO BOY, 16, IS LYNCHED" "He Is Shot 32 Times by Alabama Posse--Accused by Girl" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro boy, Neal Guinn, at Hayneville, Alabama. Other news of the day throughout. Light browning, otherwise in nice condition save for ... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:47

$34.00
143274

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Gangster BOOTLEGGING Prohibition Jail Sentence 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371599644745

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond * Irish American gangster * Bootlegging jail sentence The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND GETS LIMIT, 4 YEARS, $11,000 FINE; TROY TRIAL SEPT. 15" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news 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, librari... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:46

$37.00
143273

GITANILLO DE TRIANA Spanish Gypsy Bullfighter Matador DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391433331065

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 15, 1931 * Gitanillo de Triana death (1st report) * Gypsy bullfighting matador- bullfighter Page 13 has a one column heading: "Gitanillo Is Dead; Gypsy Bull-Fighter" 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 30 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 s... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:45

$33.00
143269

FRANZ SCHALK Austrian Conductor Vienna State Opera Director DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371599640933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 3, 1931 * Franz Schalk death (1st report) * Austrian conductor - Vienna State Opera director * Salzburg Festival co-founder Page 19 has a one column heading: "FRANZ SCHALK DEAD; NOTED CONDUCTOR" with subheads and photo. (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 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:40

$33.00
143268

ANTI-JEWISH Respone Mandate Palestine JEWS The Sergrants Affair 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391433327679

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1947 * The Sergeants affair hangings * Anti-Jewish response in Palestine * Anti-semitism - British troops The front page has a one column heading: "INCENSED BRITONS KILL 5 IN TEL AVIV TO AVENGE HANGING" with subheads. (see) More on page 4 with related photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:39

$45.00
143260

SYDNEY HARBOUR Australia MIDGET Japanese Submarines Attack 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391433312360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, June 1, 1942 * Sydney Harbor, Australia attacked * Imperial Japanese Navy - midget submarines * Irwin Rommel defeated in Africa The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Japs Try To Raid Sydney; Three Midget Subs Sunk" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the attack of Sydney Harbor in Australia by submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 10 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:20

$33.00
143258

Rare ANTI CATHOLIC Popish Hierarchy 1835 NYC Old Newspaper w/ Masthead Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391433308425

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, August 29, 1835 * Anti-Catholic A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Priest", as noted in the dateline. This newspaper published from 1834-1839 & features an engraving in the masthead showing various churches in ruin (see) and a subtitle: "Or, the Triumph of Truth Over Popery". Over a full page is taken up with a chapter on: "The Moral Corruption of the Popish Hierarchy, Monks, Nuns, and People". One of the more sensational stories exploited in later issues of this newspaper was "The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk", a story of a nun which revealed... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:16

$37.00
143256

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND New York City Gangster Not Guilty Torture 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371599619197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1931 * Famous New York City gangster * Jack 'Legs' Diamond * Acquitted for torture (assault) The front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND ACQUITTED OF ASSAULT CHARGE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. 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 the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions r... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:11

$37.00
143229

The Great MILTON PA Northumberland Co. Pennsylvania FIRE Disaster 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391432572077

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 17, 1880 * Milton PA Pennsylvania * Great fire of 1880 The front page has an article with small heading: "The Fire at Milton, Pa." (see) This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:49

$26.00
143226

Very Rare & Early 18th Century POST BOY re. Treaty of Utrecht 1713 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371598822174

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PAX, PAX; OR, A PACIFICK POST BOY, London, February 3, 1712/13 A very rare, variant title of the "Post-Boy" newspaper, the change in title [Peace, Peace] due to the Treaty of Utrecht just agreed upon. The Treaty of Utrecht was essentially a series of treaties involving various European countries which put an end to the War of Spanish Succession. The agreement noted in this issue was between England & The Netherlands. Dated at The Hague, is a report beginning: "Since my last we have been certainly informed that the occasion of the British Plenipotentiaries ...is to bringn back as soon as possible, her Britannick Majesty's ratification of the New Treaty of Barrier and Succession wash was sign'd by t... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:46

$430.00
143220

MT. MOUNT PLEASANT Isabella County Michigan OIL WELL Explosion 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391432558838

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1931 * Mount Pleasant, Michigan * Isabella County Page 13 has a one column heading: "7 DIE OF BURNS IN OIL WELL FIRE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Mount Pleasant, Michigan oil well explosion disaster. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 were the ... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:26

$34.00
143217

JOHN MAXWELL British Army Offcier & Easter Rising Fame DEATH 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391432556621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1929 * Sir John Maxwell death * British Army officer * Easter Rising executions fame Page 21 has a one column heading: "GENERAL MAXWELL DIES AT CAPE TOWN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir John Grenfell Maxwell. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell was a British Army officer and colonial governor. He served in the Mahdist War in the Sudan, the Boer War, and in the First World War, but he is best known for ordering the execution of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland. He retir... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:22

$38.00
143211

BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA General Ulysses S. Grant QUOTE 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371598797197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania - Virginia * General Robert E. Lee * Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's famous quote The front page has nice first column heads on the Civil War including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Gen. Grant Says the Result is So Far Much in Our Favor" "Heavy Fighting on Wednesday" "Lee Sends In a Flag of Truce" "Gen. Grant Refuses An Armistice" "Grant Pushing on to Find Them" "Our Cavalry in Lee's Rear" and yet another of the heads is one of the more famous utterances of the Civil War, as he expressed his frustration in the progress of wearing down Robert E. Lee in the battle of the Wilderness: "He Will 'Fight it Out if it Takes All Summer." (see). This famous quo... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:13

$88.00
143207

GUNFIGHT AT THE O.K. CORRAL Earp Holliday Clanton Tombstone AZ 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391432546455

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 3, 1881 * re. Gunfight at the OK Corral * Tombstone, Arizona The front page has an interesting follow-up to the recent gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, under the heading: "Criminals And Their Deeds" with a dateline of Tucson, Arizona, including: "Trouble is likely to arise from the recent shooting of cow-boys by Marshall Earp and his posse at Mudstone...". [Tombstone was erroneously referred to as "Mudstone" by the Times] Some further details as well (see). Also, page 2 has a report headed: "New Baseball League Proposed" (see photos). Eight pages, small binding holes to the left side are not close to the noted content, light browning at marg... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:06

$160.00
143183

PREHISTORIC MAN Humans & Ground Sloths Gypsum Cave Skulls Nevada 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597981778

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1931 * Gypsum Cave - Nevada * Prehistoric Man & ground sloths * Mark Raymond Harrington Page 2 has a article headed: "TELLS OF NEVADA MAN OF 20,000 YEARS AGO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Mark Raymond Harrington's findings in Gypsum Cave within the Frenchman Range of Nevada. 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... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:40

$34.00
143182

SCHIENENZEPPELIN Zeppelin Propeller Railcar World SPEED Record 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597980373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1931 * Schienenzeppelin - rail zeppelin - railcar The top of the front page has a two column heading: "'Rail Zeppelin' Speeds 143.75 Miles an Hour; World Record Is Set on Hamburg-Berlin Run" (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. wikipedia notes: On 21 June 1931, Schienenzep... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:39

$34.00
143181

RUTH ROWLAND NICHOLS 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight Try 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391431771871

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1931 * Ruth Rowland Nichols airplane crash * 1st Woman solo Transatlantic flight attempt * Newfoundland - Canada The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS HURT IN CRASH AT ST. JOHN ON WAY TO EUROPE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photo. 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 individuals were the primary subscribers of... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:38

$34.00
143179

MAX SCHMELING vs. Young Stribling Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391431769017

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1931 * Max Schmeling vs. Young Stribling * Heavyweight boxing title fight The front page has a one column heading: "SCHMELING IS VICTOR ON KNOCKOUT IN 15TH" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues in the sport's section with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 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 indi... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:35

$38.00
143169

ARTHUR GRIFFITH Irish Free State Dail Eirean President ELECTION 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597958466

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 11, 1922 * Arthur Griffith election win * President of Dail Eireann * Irish Free State - Ireland The front page has a one column heading: "BRITISH TO FREE ERIN PRISONERSHELD IN REVOLT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the election of President of Dail Eireann, Arthur Griffith. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a few small blue pencil markings, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:11

$33.00
143168

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Government Audit Reveals Income Tax Problems 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597957863

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Annual income surfaces * Government audit reveals Page 5 has a one column heading: "Gives Capone Income As $1,641,979 In 1928" with subhead. (see) Was this the beginning of the end for Capone ? He would eventually be tried and convicted if income tax evasion later that year. 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 t... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:10

$33.00
143167

ALFRED WEGENER German Polar Arctic Pioneer Body FOUND Greenland 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597956433

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1931 * Alfred Wegener's body found in the Arctic * German polar researcher, geophysicist & meteorologist The top of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Wegener's Body Found in Greenland Waste; Died Peacefully, Buried in Furs by Native" (see) First report coverage on German polar researcher Alfred Wegener's body found in Greenland. 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 & institutio... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:08

$34.00
143166

SOLOMON 'SOLLY' JOEL South Africa DIAMONDS King Financier DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597954884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1931 * Solomon "Solly" Joel death * Jewish - Judaica * South African diamonds king Page 3 has a one column heading: "OKLAHOMA INDIAN PLANS GLOBE FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) Page 17 has a one column heading: "SOLLY JOEL IS DEAD; 'KING OF DIAMONDS'" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Solomon Joel, diamond baron and thoroughbred horse racing owner/breeder. 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... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:06

$33.00
143161

HAIFA OIL REFINERY MASSACRE Palestine Zionist Irgun Jews - Arabs 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597949964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, December 30, 1947 * Haifa oil refinery massacre (1st report) * Jewish - Jews - Judaica - Arabs The top of the front page has a three column heading: "47 Die In Bloodiest Rioting Since Partitioning of Palestine" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Haifa Oil Refinery Massacre. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, some small binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 11, 2016 13:59

$34.00
143116

ORIGIN OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM Harold Jeffreys Theory Planets Cosmos 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371595580112

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, May 3, 1931 * Origin of the solar system * Harold Jeffreys' theory * Planets - moons Page 4 of this section has a banner headline: "ORIGIN OF SOLAR SYSTEM EXPLAINED IN A NEW THEORY; An English Scientist Holds That the Earth and the Other Planets, Together With Their Satellites, Were Created Through a Stupendous Cosmic Collision and That the Moon Never Was Part of the Earth" with smaller subheads and two related sketches. Lengthy text. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 20 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2016 14:39

$30.00
143115

SUSAN GLASPELL American Playwright Actress wins Pulitzer Prizes 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371595579034

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1931 * Susan Glaspell - playwright, actress * Margaret Ayer Barnes - novelist * Pulitzer Prize winners for journalism The front page has a one column heading: "TWO PULITZER PRIZES ARE WON BY WOMAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photos of the winners. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 co... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2016 14:37

$34.00
143090

FRANCIS 'TWO GUN' CROWLEY Murderer Criminal NYPD Killer Shootout 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594802800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1931 * Francis 'Two Gun' Crowley captured * American murderer and career criminal * New York City Police Department shootout The top of the front page has a two column headline: "POLICE SLAYER CAPTURED IN GUN AND TEAR GAS SIEGE; 10,000 WATCH IN W. 90TH ST." with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with three related photos. Lengthy text here. He would be executed in the electric chair less than a year later. 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 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced o... See More  

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Ends May 07, 2016 14:52

$39.00
143089

ALBERT A. MICHELSON Physicist Death & Albert Einstein's Theory 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594801955

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1931 * Albert A. Michelson death (1st report) * American physicist - 'speed of light' work * Albert Einstein's theory of relativity The front page has a one column heading: "A. A. MICHELSON DIES; FAMOUS SCIENTIST" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 3 also has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN EXPOUNDS HIS RELATIVITY VIEW" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 07, 2016 14:50

$37.00
143086

PAUL DOUMER Elected President of France Election Aristide Briand 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594799276

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1931 * Paul Doumer election (1st report) * French president - France * Aristide Briand defeated The front page has a two column headline: "DOUMER DEFEATS BRIAND FOR FRENCH PRESIDENCY; WINS ON SECOND BALLOT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside with photo of Doumer. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 07, 2016 14:46

$33.00
143082

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War EXECUTIONS Hangings 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594794238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 4, 1873 * Captain Jack execution * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The front page has a small one column heading: "Execution of the Modocs" This is the report of the hanging of Captain Jack, leader of the Modoc Indians, and others for their involvement in the Modoc War. See image for text here. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 07, 2016 14:37

$33.00
143029

AMERICAN LIBERTY Pre Revolutionary War Tensions Stephen Arnold 1774 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391427756993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1774 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Mention of Thomas Jefferson's Summary View... * Stephen Arnold... William Draper... The ftpg. has an item from Providence, Rhode Island, which mentioned in part: "...advice that a mob was raised consisting of some hundreds of people who threatened, & were hourly expected to come to destroy said town of East Greenwich, in order to shew their resentment of the injury which they said had been offered to Stephen Arnold... one of the Justices of the Inferior Court of Common Please...who had been charged with industriously propagating principles unfriendly to American liberty, & had been hung in effigy by some of the... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:15

$98.00
143026

ANNA HOWARD SHAW Women's Suffrage & Temperance Leader DEATH 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594021281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1919 * Ann Howard Shaw death (1st report) * Women's suffrage & temperance leader * Female Methodist minister Page 13 has a one column heading: "DR. ANNA H. SHAW, SUFFRAGIST, DIES" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day including a nice front page headline concerning the flight of the R34 airship. Complete in 24 pages, light toning, some margin wear with a few small tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:10

$39.00
143019

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Dead Remains moved to Baltimore MD Maryland 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391427732484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESS, Philadelphia, February 16, 1869 * John Wilkes Booth remains moved * Assassin of Abraham Lincoln * Green Mountain Cemetery, Baltimore The front page has a brief article with small heading: "The Body of Booth" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 06, 2016 14:58

$28.00
142994

Great (4) FOUR CENTURY London Gazette 1600's 1700's 1880's 1900's Newspapers SET


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426743128

Shown are 4 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE England. These four issues cover the past four centuries being 100 years apart with dates being: August 21, 1671; December 21, 1771; August 29, 1871; and September 23, 1971. Each contain news of the day, lots of royal related news. This title is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world and is still published today. Of interest is that the format changed very little over 400 years save for the number of pages. The set of 4 issues come in a custom made 4 section, acid free folder for display with the title and years printed on the front (see). A very rare opportunity for a set of 4 issues of the same title spanning a 400 year period. ... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:42

$240.00
142992

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Irish Gangster Boss SHOT & Babe Ruth Photo 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371593309375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 27, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot * New York City gangster * Babe Ruth in wheelchair photo The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'LEGS' DIAMOND SHOT AT INN IN CATSKILLS; CONDITION CRITICAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. The sport's section (page 27) has two column photo with heading: "Ruth, Back From Boston, Helped Into Wheel-Chair as 500 Watch" with subhead. (see) Such photos and coverage would probably only be in a New York City publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag e... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:30

$42.00
142984

GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE Hudson River Suspension NAMED 1931 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426707977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1931 * George Washington Bridge named (1st report) * Hudson River double-decked suspension bridge The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Washington Memorial Bridge Is Name of New Hudson Span" (see) First report coverage on the famous suspension bridge being named after our first president. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Also at the top of the page is a two column heading: "Mawson Discovers New Land in Antarctic; Aides Fly Off Ship as Ice Blocks Passage" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare r... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:18

$38.00
142982

Actress JEAN HARLOW Director Paul Bern Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426705907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, September 6, 1932 * Director Paul Bern suicide death * Actress Jean Harlow Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "INVESTIGATE BERN SUICIDE" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide of Paul Bern, husband of the famous movie actress, Jean Harlow. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, Light toning, generally nice.

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:16

$40.00
142979

ARIZONA APACHE WARS General George Crook Victory Sierra Madres 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426698770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, June 13, 1883 * Arizona Apache Wars * General George Crook This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "Crook's Campaign" "The Gallant Indian Fighter Again On American Soil" and more. (see) Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:11

$32.00
142974

COLLEGE DRINKING Prohibition Era Students Alcohol Beer Liquor 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371593289657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 24, 1930 * Drinking alcohol in college * Prohibition era headline The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HEAVY DRINKING IN COLLEGES, DAYS COACH" with subhead. (see) A look back in college life during the prohibition era. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, some margin wear, mainly along the spine, generally good.

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:04

$33.00
142945

FRANCIS XAVIER DERCUM American Physician & Neurologist DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371592449305

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 24, 1931 * Francis Xavier Dercum death (1st report) * American physician & neurologist * James F. Ballard death (1st report) * Art collector - Middle East & Asia rugs Page 23 has a one column heading: "DR. F. X. DERCUM DIES IN CHAIR AT MEETING" with subheads and photo. (see) Also on the same page is another one column heading: "J. F. BALLARD DEAD; COLLECTOR OF RUGS" with subheads and photo. (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 presen... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:52

$34.00
142944

Best BABE RUTH Hurts Leg Injury & Helen Keller Visits White House 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371592448130

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1931 * Babe Ruth hurts leg * New York Yankees * Helen Keller visits White House * Deaf & Blind Author & activist Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Helen Keller and Party White House Guests; She Broadcasts Appeal for the Nation's Blind" (see) The sport's section (page 30) has a six column headline: "Ruth Taken to Hospital With Leg Injury as Yanks Win" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a New York City publication. 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 is... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:50

$42.00
142941

UNION CITY Obion County TN Tennessee NEGRO George Smith Lynching 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391425629745

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1931 * Negro lynching - lynched - George Smith * Union City, Obion County, Tennessee Page 22 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO IN COURT HOUSE YARD" "Take Him From Jail at Union City, Tenn.---Attempted Attack on Woman Alleged". (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro George Smith in Union City, Tennessee. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:47

$38.00
142939

WES FERRELL No-Hit Cleveland Indians Game BABE RUTH Injury Photo 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391425628792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1931 * Wes Ferrell no-hit pitched game * Cleveland Indians - MLB baseball * Babe Ruth leg injury photo The sport's section (page 17) has a five column headline: "No-Hit, No-Run Game Pitched by Ferrell of Indians" with subheads, photo and box scores. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also on the same page is a two column photo showing laid up at home with two column heading: "Ruth Holds Reception at Home; Predicts Quick Return to Game" with subhead. (see) Such photos and reports were probably only published in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, thi... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:45

$37.00
142936

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Motor Speedway Automobile Race Pat Flaherty WINS 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391425626978

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 31, 1956 * Indianapolis 500 auto race * Pat Flaherty wins (1st report) The front page has a nice banner headline: "PAT FLAHERTY WINS '500'" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the 1956 Indianapolis 500 race in which Pat Flaherty was the winner. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a little spine wear with small binding holes, nice for display.

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:41

$33.00
142933

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT FDR 1st Nomination Democratic for PRESIDENT 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391425624751

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 2, 1932 * Democratic National Convention * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR * 1st of 3 nominations The front page has nice banner headline: "ROOSEVELT NOMINATED ON 4TH BALLOT" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on FDR's nomination as a Democrat for the United States Presidency. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:36

$33.00
142927

ALMA RUBENS American Hollywood Film & Stage Actress DEATH 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371592427628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1931 * Alma Rubens death (1st report) * American film & stage actress * Victim of cocaine abuse Page 23 has a one column heading: "ALMA RUBENS DIES; FORMER FILM STAR" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of American film actress and stage performer, Alma Rubens. She is an early example of someone famous in Hollywood that became addicted to drugs that ruined her career. 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 pre... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:23

$37.00
142901

TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER Arlington National Cemetery Design 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589777520

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 11, 1928 * "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier" design chosen * Thomas Hudson Jones & Lorimer Rich * Arlington National Cemetery The front page has one column headings: "New Yorkers' Decision Picked" "Will Be Used on Tomb of Unknown Soldier" (see) First report coverage on Thomas Hudson Jones and Lorimer Rich being chosen as the designers of the "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier" Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, even toning, some spine wear, generally good.

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Ends May 01, 2016 15:02

$37.00
142894

INVENTION OF TYPEWRITER John Pratt of Centre Alabama Pterotype 1867 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422452979

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1867 * Inventor John Pratt - pterotype * Invention of the typewriter The front page has an article: "Improved Portable Photographic Apparatus" which 2 illustrations of: "Houston's Portable Photographic Camera" (see). But the most significant item in this issue is the page 3 article headed: "Type Writing Machine" which begins: "A machine by which it is assumed that a man may print his thoughts twice as fast has he can write them & with the advantage of the legibility, compactness & neatness of print, has lately been exhibited before the London Society of Arts by the inventor, Mr. Pratt, of Alabama..." (see). Depending on what source you read, John Pr... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:51

$96.00
142893

GOLD SEAL WINERY (Urbana) Hammondsport Steuben Co New York PRINTS 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422452421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 7, 1880 * Gold Seal Winery (Urbana) prints * Hammondsport, New York The front page is entirely taken up with six illustrations captioned: "Wine Making--The Urbana Wine Company, Hammondsport, N.Y." with the largest print showing workers in the finishing room (see photos). A very nice & displayable issue for any wine collector. Relating to this on an inside page is an article taking two-thirds of a page titled: "American Industries--Wine Making". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:50

$48.00
142892

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589768693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor * Early baseball science A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper travels through a little machine, the sounds of the latter are magnified....Speech has become, as it were, immortal....the new invention is purely mechanical--no electricity is involved. It is a simple affair of vibrating plates, thrown into vibration by the human voice....The invention...the credit of which is due to Mr. Thomas E... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:49

$245.00
142888

Rare NORWALK Huron County OHIO SS Austria Disaster & Comet Donati 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589764926

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, Oct. 7, 1858 * Rare title The ftpg. has over 2 12 columns on the: "Destruction of The Steamer Austria by Fire!" "Terrible Loss of Human Life!" in which 449 lost their lives (see hyperlink for more). Also on the ftpg. is an editorial on: "The Fugitive Slave Law" as well as: "Professor Mitchell on the Comet" which is a nice item on Donati's Comet, taking nearly a full column (see hyperlink). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:43

$29.00
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