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143494

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371605522065

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1931 * Island of Cyprus riot * Struggle for union w/ Greece * Al 'Scarface' Capone The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Cyprus Mobs Fight for Union With Greece; Britain Rushes Troops by Ships and Planes" (see) First report coverage on the riot & demonstration on the Island of Cyprus for the union with Greece. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 9 has a one column heading: "CAPONE HAS HEARING ON SENTENCE TODAY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, w... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2016 13:22

$39.00
143493

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391438273476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Day of his sentencing (11 years) * The end of his criminal career Page 9 has one column headings that include: "ARGUMENTS PUT OFF SENTENCE OF CAPONE" "Judge After Hearing Duel of Lawyers Says He Will Take Action Today" "Session Bores Gangster" and more. (see) This was the day that Capone would be sentenced to 11 years. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, al... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2016 13:20

$37.00
143492

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391438271630

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1931 * Professor Albert Einstein * New Unified Field Theory * Dr. Walther Mayer Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "New Einstein Theory Now Joins Electricity And Gravitational in One Structural Whole" (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & inst... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2016 13:19

$39.00
143487

BATTLE OF BOYDTON PLANK ROAD Petersburg VA Virginia 1864 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391438256038

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, October 31, 1864 * Battle of Boydton Plank Road * Siege of Petersburg campaign Page 2 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here. Complete in 4 pages, 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. Nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2016 13:09

$26.00
143478

BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA Campaign Race Demonstration NEGROES Arrested 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371605497296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, May 3, 1963 * Birmingham, Alabama protest * Young Negroes arrested * Martin Luther King Jr. The front page has a four column headline: "Segregation Protest Continuing" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 20, 2016 12:54

$38.00
143452

1ST AIRPLANE FLIGHT Wiley Post & Harold Gatty Around the World 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604840899

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1931 * Wiley Post and Harold Gatty * 1st airplane flight around the World begins * Monoplane Winnie Mae The top of the front page has a two column headline: "POST AND GATTY FAR OUT AT SEA ON WORLD FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) More on page 3 with two related photos and 2 maps. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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,... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2016 15:36

$42.00
143444

FIRST BATTLE OF FORT FISHER Wilmington NC David Porter Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391437338949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 4, 1865 * First Battle of Fort Fisher * Wilmington, North Carolina * Admiral David Dixon Porter Pages 4 and 5 have one column heads on the Civil War including: "RICHMOND" "The Bulkhead of the Dutch Canal Exploded" "Attack of the Rebels on Orr Picket Lines" "WILMINGTON" "Rebel Accounts of the Operations" "The Peace Rumors Exploded" and more. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with politics. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2016 15:20

$24.00
143439

Early HAWAII Sandwich Islands MISSION Work 1829 Hartford Connecticut Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391437333369

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, March 30, 1829 The front page has: "Sandwich Islands" which is an early account of the mission work in what is now called Hawaii. Various other religious reports. Four pages, some staining on the ftpg., otherwise good.

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Ends May 19, 2016 15:14

$28.00
143437

USS AKRON (ZRS-4) United States Navy Rigid Airship MAIDEN Flight 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391437331996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 3, 1931 * USS Akron (ZRS-4) airship * United States Navy * Maiden flight The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Akron, New Queen of Sky, Sails Over City; Crowd See Her Lead Los Angeles in Cruise" Lengthy text continues on page 5 with related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On 2 November 1931, the Akron cast off for a maiden voyage as a commissioned "ship" of the U.S. Navy and cruised down the eastern seaboard to Washington, D.C. Over the weeks that followed, some 300 hours aloft were logged in a series of flights, including a 46-hour endurance fligh... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2016 15:11

$34.00
143432

CLARENCE TERHUNE World's 1st Aerial Stowaway Found GRAF ZEPPELIN 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391437322888

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1928. * D-LZ127 Graf Zeppelin German airship * 1st Transatlantic flight (trip home) * Clarence Terhune- stowaway discovered * World's First Aerial stowaway The front page has a two column headline: "ZEPPELIN FAR OUT TO SEA, RACING 100 MILES AN HOUR WITH A GALE AT HER HEELS" with subheads. (see) Also a one column heading: "STOWAWAY FOUND ON THE ZEPPELIN" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with related map. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subsc... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2016 14:55

$34.00
143431

RICHARD HUDNUT American Perfumer Cosmetics Businessman DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391437321894

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 31, 1928 * Richard Hudnut death (1st report) * American businessman (cosmetics) Page 31 has a one column heading: "RICHARD HUDNUT DIES ON RIVERIA" with subheads. (see) 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 individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2016 14:53

$34.00
143406

Early SOUTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURE Charleston Plantations 1766 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604022457

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PUBLIC ADVERTISER, London, Nov. 8, 1766 * Early South Carolina The back page has: "Plantation News" with a Charleston dateline, reporting on the bad grain crop in South Carolina, but noting that: "...those that have planted hemp have in general succeeded so well that it is certain a very great quantity will be brought to market for exportation..." with more. Four pages, untrimmed margins, red tax stamp on pg. 3, very nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:47

$29.00
143405

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River NYC Construction Completed PRINT 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604021763

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 2, 1883 * Brooklyn Bridge construction completed The full back page is a very nice print captioned: "The Brooklyn Bridge Over the East River Between Long Island and New York" was recently completed. Inside has a full page of 13 prints showing: "Sketches at the International Fisheries Exhibition" with several prints regarding fishing in Canada. Complete in 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:45

$38.00
143403

ALICE SPEED-STOLL Kidnapping for Ransom ENDS Thomas H. Robinson 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391436646621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 17, 1934 * Alice Speed-Stoll kidnapping for ransom * Found alive and returned home * Thomas H. Robinson, Jr. The front page has a three column headline: "MRS. STOLL IS FOUND ALIVE; INSANE KIDNAPPER NAMED; HIS WIFE GOT THE RANSOM" with subheads and photo of Stoll. (see) Much more on pages 2 & 3, loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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.... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:43

$37.00
143402

HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin 1st Atlantic CONCHITA SUPERVIA Death 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391436646209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin - airship * Very 1st Transatlantic flight begins * Conchita Supervía death (1st report) * Spanish mezzo-soprano opera singer Page 22 has a one column heading: "CONCHITA SUPERVIA IS DEAD IN LONDON" with subheads and photo. (see) Page 23 has a one column heading: "New Zeppelin Off On Atlantic Flight" 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 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of co... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:42

$34.00
143401

EUGENE YSAYE Belgian Violinist Musical Composer Belgium DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391436645832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 13, 1931 * Eugène Ysaÿe death (first report) * Belgian violinist, conductor and composer Page 25 has a one column heading: "MANY NATIONS JOIN IN MOURNING YSAYE" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Belgian violinist, Eugène Ysaÿe. He is regarded as "The King of the Violin". 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 individ... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:41

$45.00
143395

CAPTAIN GEORGE FRIED & the SS America Rescue of Florida w/ Photo 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391436642976

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 27, 1929 * Captain George Fried * SS America rescue mission * Italian steamship Florida * Harry Manning The front page has a two column heading: "NEW YORK GIVES CAPTAIN FIRED A VOCIFEROUS WELCOME FOR HIS HEROIC RESCUE" with photo of Fried. (see) Other news & advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:33

$27.00
143391

LZ 127 GRAF ZEPPELIN Rigid Airship Polar Arctic Circle Flight 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391436639040

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1931 * LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin - rigid airship * Polar flight - Arctic The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GRAF ZEPPELIN FLIES ABOVE ARCTIC CIRCLE NORTH OF ARCHANGEL" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:25

$33.00
143367

UNCLE JOHN WILDER Fiddler Death & Charles Lindbergh Nanking China 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434639200

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1931 * Uncle John Wilder (fiddler) death * President Calvin Coolidge's uncle * Plymouth, Windsor County, Vermont * Charles Lindbergh flies to the Orient Page 30 has a one column heading: "UNCLE JOHN WILDER, FIDDLER, DEAD AT 85" with subheads and photo. (see) Page 12 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGHS ALIGHT ON LAKE AT NANKING" 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 15, 2016 10:56

$34.00
143366

SIR HOWARD GRUBB Dublin Irealnd Optical Designer Telescopes DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371601262096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 17, 1931 * Sir Howard Grubb death (1st report) * Optical telescopes - reflector sight * Dublin Ireland Page 25 has a one column heading: "SIR HOWARD GRUBB DIES IN DUBLIN AT 87" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2016 10:55

$33.00
143364

DAVID STARR JORDAN Stanford University Founding President DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434637091

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, September 2, 1931 * David Starr Jordan death (1st report) * Ichthyologist - educator - peace activist * Stanford University founding president Page 6 of this section has a one column heading: "DAVID STARR JORDAN DIES AT AGE 80" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy text here. Complete section 2 only with all 20 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2016 10:52

$30.00
143362

USS AKRON United States Navy Rigid Airship Very 1st Test FLIGHT 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434598025

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1931 * USS Akron (ZRS-4) very 1st test flight * United States Navy rigid airship The front page has a one column heading: "AKRON IN FIRST TEST; SHE PERFORMS WELL" with subheads. (see) Report continues inside with photo. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st test flight of the USS Akron, a helium-filled rigid airship of the U.S. Navy. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous 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 issues to remain v... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2016 10:05

$33.00
143361

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION American Legion Votes to End Dry Era 1931 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371601231720

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1931 * Prohibition in the United States * American Legion votes to end it * Wets vs. Drys in Congress The front page has a three column headline: "LEGION DEMANDS DRY LAW REFERENDUM BUT VOTES DOWN NEW BONUS PROPOSAL; HYDE STUDIES BEER AS AID TO FARMING" with many subheads. Lengthy text continues inside. 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 pr... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2016 10:04

$37.00
143359

ISSAC LYERLY FAMILY MURDERS Salisbury Rowan County North Carolina 1906 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434596141

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERICIAL APPEAL, Memphis, July 15, 1906 * Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina * Issac Lyerly family murders (1st report) * Pre Negroes lynchings The front page has a one column heading: "FAMILY ALMOST EXTERMINATED" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 40+ pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 15, 2016 10:00

$44.00
143336

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371600604945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 22, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Is the cause worth the effort ? This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. Over two-thirds of the front page is taken up with the text of two Bills being considered in Parliament relating to America. The first is a: "DRAUGHT of a BILL for declaring the Intentions of the Parliament...concerning the Exercise of the Right of Imposing Taxes within His Majesty's Colonies..." and the other is a: "DRAUGHT of a BILL to enabl... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:30

$430.00
143334

SAMUEL FRAUNCES'S Tavern Advertisement & John Jay's Treaty 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371600601260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE UNITED STATES, New York, August 13, 1795 * Fraunces's Tavern advertisement * Jay Treaty debated At the bottom of the front page is an advertisement headed: "Fraunces's Tavern" noting the moving of the business to 59 South Water Street. The ad is signed in type: Samuel Fraunces. See the hyperlink for much more on this very famous tavern. Page 2 has a very lengthy letter which debates the controversial Jay Treaty (see for beginning), and also includes a letter from John Jay written from London. The back page has much of a column headed: "Treasury Department...Proposals will be Received...for Building a Light House on the head land of Cape Hatteras on the Coast of North Carolina ... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:27

$52.00
143328

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN Trip to White House Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434045683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 9, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House * America about to be changed The front page has the one column headlines including: "IMPORTANT FROM SPRINGFIELD" "Route of the President Elect to Washington" "What Will be Done and What Will Not be Done on the Journey" "THE NATIONAL TROUBLES" "The Deliberations of the Peace Conference" "The Demand for the Surrender of Sumter" "Fort Sumter" and more. Fine content on the Lincoln's journey to Washington for his inauguration as well as the events just preceding the outbreak of the Civil War. Page 5 has a report mentioning the short-lived Pony Express. Eight pages, very minor foxing, nice conditi... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:18

$52.00
143326

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434041867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 22, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago * Slaver ship "Wildfire" Page 4 has a report with column heads: "The Republican Candidate for the Presidency" "Hon. Abram Lincoln Accepts The Chicago Nomination" being a very historic item although inconspicuously reported, indicating the the lack of stature of Lincoln at the time. Even his first name was not commonly known ("Abram"). Included is Lincoln's letter of acceptance which includes: "...my profoundest thanks for the honor done me which you formally announce. Deeply and even painfully sensible of the great responsibility which is inseparable from that honor... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:16

$93.00
143322

Rare VISALIA CA Tulare Co. San Joaquin Valley California Old West 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434037480

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TULARE WEEKLY TIMES, Visalia, California, August 28, 1880 * Rare old West title From this Tulare County city in the agriculturally-rich San Joaquin Valley of Central California. News of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, some margin wear, mainly along the right side, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:11

$30.00
143314

EZZARD CHARLES vs Joe Louis Boxing Heavyweight BOXING Title Match 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371600581937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 28, 1950 * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Joe Louis (Brown bomber) * Ezzard Charles wins The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Charles Is Victor Over Louis to Take World's Ring Title" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 40 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2016 14:58

$44.00
143309

HALL CAINE Isle of Man - Manx Author - Novelist Playwright DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434024529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1931 * Sir Hall Caine death (1st report) * Manx author - novelist - playwright * Isle of Man - Irish Sea - Greeba Castle Page 23 has a one column heading: "SIR HALL CAINE DIES; FAMOUS NOVELIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Manx author, Hall Caine. 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... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 14:50

$39.00
143277

SAMPIT RIVER DRAWBRIDGE Georgetown County SC Bus Disaster NEGROES 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391433333716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 5, 1931 * Georgetown County South Carolina * Sampit river drawbridge bus tragedy Page 7 has a one column heading: "22 DROWN IN PLUNGE OF BUS INTO RIVER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on a bus disaster on a drawbridge over the Sampit River in Georgetown County, South Carolina. 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 t... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:49

$33.00
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
143213

Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371598798632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * Surrender of Robert E. Lee's army Subtitled: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces", this 16 page issue is simply filled with military reports, almost entirely on the Civil War at this time. Certainly the most significant content in this issue is an inside page which is entirely taken up with reports concerning the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, with black borders at the top of the page & again near the top of the facing page where the report ends. It contains a great wealth of information, is headed: "The Murder Of The President" and amo... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:16

$578.00
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
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