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140520

Rare & Early MORMONS Church of Latter-Day Saints 1880 Miniature Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371537153994

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LATTER DAY SAINTS' MILLENNIAL STAR, Liverpool, England, Sept. 6, 1880 * One of the oldest Mormon periodicals This periodical, typically shorted to "Millennial Star", was the longest continuously published periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, being printed from 1840 until 1970. During its 130-year history the Millennial Star varied from being monthly, semi-monthly and even weekly, and was primarily aimed at British Latter-day Saints. Many of the British Mormons took part in the westward migration of the Mormon community in America. Logically, the content is almost entirely focused on the Mormon church. There are no advertisements. Here is a nice issue of this ... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2016 15:40

$35.00
140516

MARY OF TECK DEATH Queen Mother Consort of United Kingdom & More 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391368881150

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 25, 1953 * Mary of Teck death (1st report) * Queen mother of United Kingdom The front page has a nice banner headline: "QUEEN MARY DIES IN LONDON AT 85 Churchill Sobs as He Breaks News to House of Commons" with subheads and photo of Queen Mary. (see) Other new of the day. Incomplete, containing the 1st section (16 pages) only, all related coverage present though, a little central fold wear, otherwise good condition. Nice for display here.

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Ends February 19, 2016 15:35

$34.00
140513

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371537149842

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 28, 1865 * Andersonville Civil War prison in Georgia * Captain Henry Wirz trial Front page heads at the top of the first column regarding the trial of Captain Henry Wirz, the Confederate officer in charge of the famous prisoner of war camp in Andersonville, Georgia: "Trial Of Capt. Wirz" "Difficulties and Delays by His Counsel" "Sharp Rebukes From The Court" "One of the Counsel Carrying Letters for Mrs. Wirz" "Some More Testimony as to What Witnesses Did Not See" "Efforts to Throw the Responsibility on Gen. Winder". Eight pages, in very good condition.

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Ends February 19, 2016 15:31

$32.00
140511

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island TRAIN Robbery1881 Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371537148787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 24, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James gang hunted * Rock Island Railroad train robbery the top of pg. 2 has column heads: "THE TRAIN ROBBERS" "Jesse James and His Gang Seen Near Lexington, Mo." "A Party of Government Employees Give Chase, but to No Purpose...". See the photos for the full report. Sixteen pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2016 15:28

$76.00
140501

BICKNELL Knox County INDIANA Coal Mine Explosion Hoosier Disaster 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371537123523

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1941 * Bicknell, Knox County, Indiana * Panhandle coal mine explosion disaster The back page has one column headings that include: "14 MINERS KILLED IN INDIANA BLAST" "Seventeen Others in Coal Shaft escape Through Debris After Violent Gas Explosion" and more. (see) First report coverage on the coal mine explosion disaster at Bicknell, Indiana. 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 ver... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2016 14:41

$37.00
140489

HMS TRINIDAD Royal Navy Cruiser TORPEDOES Itself in Arctic 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391368841198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1942 * HMS Trinidad sinking * Torpedoes itself * World War II - WWII Page 10 has one column headings: "British Reports Loss OF 8,000-Ton Cruiser" "Trinidad Had Convoyed Ships to Russia--Captain Is Rescued" First report coverage on the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Trinidad disaster. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. 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. Gi... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2016 14:20

$42.00
140439

MEL OTT 500th Home Run 1st in National League New Yorks Giants 1945 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371536378837

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1945 * Mel Ott hits no. 500 home run * 1st to achieve in National league * New York Giants - MLB Baseball The sport's section (page 23) has one column headings that include: "OTT DRIVES NO. 500 AS GIANTS WIN, 9-2" "Mel's Circuit Wallop Among Big Drives Struck Against Four Braves' Pitchers" and more with box scores. (see) First report coverage here. 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 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content,... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2016 15:18

$36.00
140395

BYRON NELSON 18th Victory PGA Professional Golfer Record WINS 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371536062564

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, August 5, 1945 * Byron Nelson wins his 18th of the year * Famous record - PGA golf The front page of this sport's section only has a one column heading: "NELSON IS VICTOR IN CANADIAN OPEN" with subhead. (see) First report coverage in Byron Nelson's famous 18th win in 1945 which is still a single season record and considered by many as the most impressive record in golf history. This was also his 11th consecutive win as well. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2016 06:43

$33.00
140393

Early ARMORED TRUCK Rube Ice Holdup Brooklyn New York Times 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367774837

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 22, 1934 * Early armored truck heist * Rube Ice Corporation robbery * Bandits get away The front page has a two column headline: "GANG ROBS ARMORED AR IN BROOKLYN OF $427,000; WIDE HUNT IN 5 STATES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with related photos. This was the largest holdup in New York history at the time. The story of this robbery sounds like something you would see in the movies. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a h... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2016 06:40

$42.00
140392

LOCH NESS MONSTER Surgeon's Photo Nessie Scotland Lake 1ST REPORT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367772139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1934 * The Loch Ness monster * The Surgeon's photo (famous) discussed * First report Certainly one of the more notable monster or creature searches in recent times is the Loch Ness Monster. Debate continues as to its existence. The Surgeon's photo is surely the most famous piece of folklore regarding the Loch Ness monster. Although the photo does not appear in this issue, the description of the photo and details surrounding the taking of it - are very noteworthy. I have found the first report of this photo being taken by British surgeon, Colonel Robert Wilson in this venerable newspaper title. Page 9 has a two column headline that reads: "Surgeon Phot... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2016 06:37

$62.00
140391

Jean François Darlan FRENCH ADMIRAL & France Vichy ASSASSINATION 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367767004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, December 25, 1942 * François Darlan assassination * French Admiral of the Fleet The front page has a four column headline: "ADMIRAL DARLAN KILLED AND ASSASSIN CAPTURED" with subheads. (see) and small photo. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of French Admiral and political figure, Jean Louis Xavier François Darlan. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 24 pages, small library label near masthead, generally nice.

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Ends February 18, 2016 06:31

$34.00
140362

BATTLE OF ARRAS Start in France BRITISH Offense World War I 1917 WWI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367100367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, April 10, 1917 * Battle of Arras, France beginning * World War I - WWI The top of the front page under: "OFFICIAL NEWS OF THE WAR FROM CAPITALS" is a one column heading that reads: "British Forces Open 1917 Offensive--Capture Vimy Ridge and Other Important Points--Arras Region Center of Attack" First report coverage on the beginning of the Battle of Arras in France during World War I. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Battle of Arras was a British offensive during the First World War. From 9 April to 16 May 1917, British, Canadian, New Zealand... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:22

$30.00
140356

Very Early ANIMATED CARTOONS Film Making Drawings Print 1916 Science Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367095854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1916 The entire front page is taken up with an illustration captioned: "Animated Cartoons In the Making: Filming the Successive Drawings." showing a man doing just that. An inside page is entirely devoted to: "Animated Cartoons in the Making--How 16,000 Drawings are Prepared & Photographed in Producing 1000 Feet of Motion Picture Film" with related photos as well (see). This gets back to the earliest period of cartoon making for motion pictures and certainly a significant issue for any collector of cartoon, animation or film history. Sixteen pages, partial embossed library stamp to a lower corner & minor loss to the lower left blank margin of the front le... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:12

$120.00
140354

HORACE GREELEY & President Elect Abraham Lincoln in SPRINGFIELD 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535191148

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 6, 1861 * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Springfield, Illinois Page 4 has: "Important From Springfield" reports on an interview between Lincoln and Horace Greeley, with some additional items (see). Other interesting articles relating to the coming Civil War. Eight pages, some light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:09

$38.00
140353

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON England 1734 Old UK Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535190696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL SPECTATOR & WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, April 13, 1734 * Rare title A very uncommon & early title we have only seen once in our 39+ years in this business. The four pages contain various news from London & elsewhere, plus letters and some advertisements, the latter taking up the entire back page. Four pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, printed on a thick-stock newsprint, various damp staining throughout, otherwise good.

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:08

$55.00
140352

Very Rare CHARLESTON SC Yankee Union Occupation South Carolina 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535190236

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, April 21, 1865 * Union - Yankee occupation * From the original of the Civil War An early issue of this newspaper under Yankee control, as Sherman occupied this significant Confederate city on February 18. This is "new series" volume 1, number 48. The front page has: "Our Victories" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" which takes nearly half of the front page. Also: "Important Debate of the Rebel State Legislature of Virginia". Page 2 has a nice editorial concerning the war including: "...The people all over Jeff Davis' territory are well aware of the hopelessness of the rebel cause... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:07

$230.00
140351

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Campaign & Hicks the Pirate re. Execution Hanging 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367093185

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln campaigning for president * re. Albert W. Hicks hanging at Liberty Island * Last pirate executed in the United States The front page has: "Political Affairs" with subheads including: "Politics by the Roadside--The Coming Presidential Election--Lincoln's Prospects...". Page 4 has: "Execution of the Pirate Hicks on Bedloe's Island" reporting on his upcoming hanging (see). Hicks was the last person to be executed for piracy in the United States (see hyperlink for more). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:06

$34.00
140350

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367092636

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), October 28, 1871 * Very rare title A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona, published 41 years before Arizona would become a state. Our records indicate this is the earliest date of this title we have offered in memory, the previous earliest dated 1874. Inside has: "The Apache War" "Colyer's Canada Alamosa Indians on the War-Path..." which includes a 2 dispatches from Camp Bowie, A.T. Also: "Indian Ring Scheme" "Territorial District Court" "Camp Grant Indian Thieves" and more. Complete in 4 pages, measures 12 by 18 inches, some small archival mends at margins, generally very nice condition..

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:05

$300.00
140348

BOB FELLER Cleveland Indians MLB Baseball Pitcher 200TH VICTORY 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535185272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1950 * Bob Feller gets 200th win * MLB baseball pitcher * Cleveland Indians The sport's section (page 11) has one column headings: "INDIANS SCORE, 5-3, AFTER 8-5 SETBACK" and "Feller Stops Tigers for His 200th Victory--Detroit Gets 3 in 9th to Win Opener" First report coverage on Bob Feller's 200th win as a pitcher. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:55

$38.00
140345

V-2 ROCKETS Upper Atmosphere Test Meteors Pre Space Travel 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391367085464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1946 * V-2 rockets test * Man-made meteorites * Upper atmosphere Page 4 has a two column heading: "Rocket Will Discharge Swarm of Meteorites In Attempt to Gauge Size of Real Fragments" See images for text. 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 60 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:50

$44.00
140344

Aviator CHARLES LINDBERGH Mexico City Airplane Flight Start 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535182748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, December 13, 1927 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Post Atlantic Ocean solo flight * Airplane hop to Mexico The front page has a nice banner headline: "LINDBERGH HOPS FOR MEXICO CITY" with subheads. (see) Great for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:49

$33.00
140338

SANDUSKY Lake Erie County OHIO Pre Civil War 1851 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535179167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SANDUSKY WEEKLY REGISTER, Ohio, August 4, 1851 * Erie County * Uncommon title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with a few advertisements. Located in Northern Ohio, Sandusky is situated along the shores of Lake Erie. Complete, measures 26 x 19 inches, minor wear at the folds, generally in nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2016 07:41

$26.00
140330

NEW DEAL Agricultural Adjustment Act FARM RELIEF Unconstitutional 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391365611214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, January 7, 1936 * United States v. Butler Supreme Court case * Agricultural Adjustment Act unconstitutional * New Deal - The Farm Relief Bill The front page has a banner headline: "AAA RULED OUT; PROCESSING TAXES HALTED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the United States v. Butler Supreme Court ruling in which made the Agricultural Adjustment Act unconstitutional. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 14, 2016 15:20

$34.00
140327

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Contract Agreement for $210,000 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391365604682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, March 2, 1927 * Babe Ruth contract * New York Yankees * Record season ahead The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH PREPARES FOR BATTLE" Also includes a updated report just underneath that reports his contract has been signed. (see image for text here) This would also be the year that Ruth hit 60 home runs and what many consider to be the best team ever. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends February 14, 2016 15:06

$37.00
140287

BROWNSVILLE TX Texas Blockade Ends by Abraham Lincoln 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371533122541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 19, 1864 * Brownsville, Texas blockade ends * Abraham Lincoln proclamation Among the front page one column Civil War reports are: "The War in the Southwest" "Department of The Gulf" "Progress of the Political Canvass in Louisiana" "Operations for the Blockading Squadron Off Mobile". Also on the front page is: "A Proclamation" signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, concerning the opening of the port of Brownsville, Texas, to commercial traffic. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends February 14, 2016 07:21

$43.00
140247

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371532313951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Jan. 18, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city which surrendered without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. Front page war-related item include: "What the Morning Journals Say" which begins: "The Crescent sp... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2016 08:00

$146.00
140245

PEACE MISSION Francis P. Blair Returns & Cornith MS 1865 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371532312550

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1865 * Peace conference * Francis Preston Blair * Abraham Lincoln Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Thomas" "Reconnaissance to Corinth, Miss." "The Enemy Evacuate" 'Hood's Main Army at Tupelo" "THE SOUTH" "Davis Not Disposed to Appoint Lee and Johnston to the Positions Offered Them by Congress" "The Peace Mission" "Rebel Accounts of Their Mission" "They Come on An Informal Invitation from Mr. Lincoln" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:56

$28.00
140233

Rare MILAN Erie & Huron County OHIO Village - Edison's Birthplace 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364544090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MILAN ADVERTISER, Ohio, November 26, 1873 * Erie & Huron County * Thomas A. Edison birthplace This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting period advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, piece torn away along the top margin, minor light foxing, otherwise quite nice.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:36

$34.00
140231

President MARTIN VAN BUREN State of the Union Address 1839 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371532303228

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, December 30, 1839 * President Martin Van Buren * State of the Union Address The "Message of the President to Both Houses of Congress" takes all of page 2 and concludes on page 3 where it is signed in type: M. Van Buren. Four pages, a few small archival mends to edge tears, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:34

$34.00
140226

TIGER FLOWERS 1st African-American Middleweight BOXING Champion 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364539136

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926 * Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb * 1st African-American middleweight champ * Boxing - boxers The sport's section (page 12) has a banner heading: "Tiger Flowers Gets Judges' Decision Over Greb and Takes Harry's Title" with subhead: "FIRST NEGRO BOXER TO ACHIEVE HONOR" and more with photo of Harry Greb. (see) 1st report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:21

$39.00
140225

PROHIBITION ENDS Legal Beer & Liquor Return DRY ERA Closes 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364537909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 6, 1933 * U.S. prohibition ends (1st report) * Beer returns - legal liquor The front page has one column headings that include: "Repeal Adds New Problems To Old Ones" "Liquor Flows Freely in 19 States With Six More Expected" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the official end of prohibition in America. Nice to have in this title which probably had pro-prohibition leanings. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:20

$78.00
140186

SS IOWA Steamship Columbia River Astoria Oregon Wreck DISASTER 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363443567

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1936 * SS Iowa steamship freighter * Columbia River, Astoria, Oregon * Peacock Spit - ran aground disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "34 SEAMEN PERISH AS SHIP IS WRECKED IN PACIFIC STORM" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the SS Iowa steamship freighter disaster at the mouth of the Columbia River near Astoria, Oregon. 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 iss... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2016 15:46

$37.00
140184

FIRST ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION South Pole Richard E. Byrd Ship BEGINS 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530925273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, August 26, 1928 * Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd * American aviator & polar explorer * 1st expedition to the Antarctic begins The front page has a one column heading: "Byrd Expedition's First Ship Sails For South Pole" (see) Complete in 16 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 11, 2016 15:44

$27.00
140158

24 HOURS OF LE MANS Automobile Race Pierre Levegh Crash DISASTER 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363336553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEMPHIS PRESS SCIMITAR, Tennessee, June 13, 1955 * 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race * Pierre Levegh crash disaster The sport's section (page 18) has a two column heading: "Death Toll Reaches 79 at French Track" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans disaster. It still stands today as the worst disaster in all of motor sports. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:06

$32.00
140155

THOMAS HARDY English Victorian Realist Novelist & Poet DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363332248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 12, 1928. * Thomas Hardy's Death * English Novelist & poet Page 10 has a one column heading: "THOMAS HARDY IS DEAD AT 87" with subheads and small photo of Hardy. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, a few binding holes along the spine and 1st column, minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:03

$30.00
140154

GROVER ALEXANDER Inducted into MLB Baseball Hall of Fame 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363331016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1938 * Grover Cleveland Alexander * MLB baseball pitcher * Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Page 17 has a 7 column headline: "Alexander Only Baseball Star Added to Hall of Fame in Annual Poll" with subheads that include: "212 OF 262 WRITERS SELECT ALEXANDER" "National League Pitcher for 20 Years Only Man Picked by Required 75%" and more with photo of Alexander. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:01

$42.00
140147

BRIDGEPORT ALABAMA Civil War Map & Fall of New Orleans Account 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530804898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1862 * Bridgeport, Alabama * Civil War era map * New Orleans, Louisiana The very center of the front page has a Civil War map showing the area of Bridgeport, Alabama including the "Rebel Camp", the "Rebel Advance" and "Pickets" (see). The balance of the ftpg. is mostly taken up with Civil War reports including: "Very Interesting from New Orleans" "Rebel Accounts of the Surrender of the City" "General Pope's Ruse and its Brilliant Success" "The Expedition Near Purdy" and more. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2016 12:47

$38.00
140122

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530040413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 9, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title The entire front page is taken up with the continued: "The History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War. Inside is mostly taken up with European reports, although a few brief references to the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, some notations in ads & margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2016 15:42

$37.00
140116

AL "Scarface" CAPONE Chicago Gangster & FRANK NITTI Arrest 1930 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530035985

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1930 * Gangster Al "Scarface" Capone * City of Chicago wants him out Page 8 has one column headings: "Florida Restrained From Seizing Capone" "Federal Judge Grants Order Preventing Sheriffs From Molesting Gangster on Arrival" "Federal Judge Indicts Capone 'Treasurer'" and more. Coverage on Al Capone turning himself in to Chicago police after returning to the city from a 10 month prison sentence in Philadelphia. He would never again be able to present himself in public on the Chicago streets. His final arrest would come about a year later. Complete 1st section only with 32 pages, Rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2016 15:32

$42.00
140115

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Alabama Negroes African Americans Rape Case FREED 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371530035171

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 25, 1937 * Scottsboro Boys let go * Charges dropped for 4 * Negroes rape case Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Court Action Frees Four Of Scottsboro defendants" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40+ pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends February 10, 2016 15:31

$37.00
140068

ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI College Football Rose Bowl Victory Photo 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391359105828

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 2, 1947 * Rose Bowl: Illinois Fighting Illini vs. UCLA Bruins * Orange Bowl: Rice Owls vs. Tennessee Volunteers * Sugar Bowl: Georgia Bulldogs vs. North Carolina Tar Heels * Cotton Bowl: Arkansas Razorbacks vs. LSU Tigers The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Illinois' Victory Bracketed With Michigan's of 1902" with subheads, related photos and stats. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2016 15:25

$37.00
140067

1st Annual NRA National Rifle Association CREEDMOOR Prize Meeting 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371526779296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, October 9, 1873 * NRA National Rifle Organization * 1st annual prize meeting - Creedmoor The front page has an article headed: "Shooting At Creedmoor" "First Annual Prize Meeting Of The National rifle Association" with results. See images for text here. The NRA was founded just two years earlier making this a very early report on the famous organization. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2016 15:24

$35.00
140003

JANE ADDAMS Becomes 1st Woman to Win Nobel Peace Prize w/ Photo 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371525856873

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 10, 1931 * Jane Addams wins Nobel Peace Prize (1st report) * 1st woman to win it The front page has one column headings that include: "NOBEL PEACE PRIZE TO GO TO DR. BUTLER AND JANE ADDAMS" $40,000 WILL BE SHARED" "MISS ADDAMS IN HOSPITAL" and more. (see) Continues on page three with photo of Addams. 1st report coverage on Jane Addams winning the Nobel Peace Prize, the 1st woman to do so. 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, light toning, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 05, 2016 13:04

$42.00
140002

TOURO SYNAGOGUE Jewish Jews Newport RI is National Historic Site 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371525856235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1946 * Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island * Declared a National Historic Site Page 15 has one column headings that include: "NATION SETS APART TOURO SYNAGOGUE" "Shrine of Judaism at Newport, Oldest in Country, Designated as a Historic Site" "Relic Of Colonial Beauty" "Clergy of Other Faiths Join in Extolling Memorial to Early Patriots of America" with smaller subheads. Also on the same page is a three column photo with caption: "Newport Synagogue Designated a National Historic Site" (see). First report coverage on declaring the Touro Synagogue the oldest such building still standing in the United States, a National Historic Site. I suspect this is one of th... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2016 13:03

$77.00
139999

Sister AIMEE SEMPLE McPHERSON Los Angeles Woman Evangelist DEATH 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391358066949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1944 * Sister Aimee Semple McPherson * California evangelist death Page 19 has an article headed: "AIMEE M'PHERSON, EVANGELIST, DEAD" "Pastor of Angelus Temple in Los Angeles Was 53--Had Spectacular Career" with smaller subheads and photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. 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, libr... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2016 12:57

$56.00
139951

BATTLE OF FISHER'S HILL Strasburg VA Philip H. Sheridan 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391356486592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, September 27, 1864 * Battle of Fisher's Hill - Strasburg, Virginia * General Philip Sheridan Pages 2 & 3 have 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 February 03, 2016 15:45

$27.00
139950

KELLOGG-BRIAND PACT Senate Ratified War & Richard E. Byrd Flight 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371524489653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1929 * Kellogg-Briand Pact - Pact of Paris * Frank B. Kellogg & Aristide Briand * Richard E. Byrd's first flight over Antarctica The front page has a three column headline: "SENATE RATIFIES ANTI-WAR PACT, 85 TO 1, AFTER BORAH SUBMITS COMMITTEE'S VIEW OF TREATY'S MEANING, STATED IN REPORT" with many subheads. The full text of the pact is located on page 2. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also on the front page is a one column headline "Byrd Lands Plane For First flight Over Antarctica" with subhead "Might Cheer Bursts from Crew as the 'Stars and Stripes' is Safely Put Ashore" and a... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:44

$40.00
139947

WALL STREET Stock Market Gain Depression 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391356483709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1932. * Big Stock Market gain * The great depression era * 8th greatest gain in history (%) The front page has one column headings that include: "STOCK MARKET SOARS ON BURST OF BUYING" "Bears Caught Unawares When Rise Is Suddenly Resumed After Dull Morning" "7-Point Jump In A.T. & T." "Rally in Wheat Helps Upturn--Rumor of Commodity Pool-Reaches Wall Street" Coverage on one of the biggest one day gains in Wall Street history. Unfortuntely it happened during the great depression and ultimately did not make much of a difference. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Ot... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:40

$34.00
139946

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND New York City Irish GANGSTER Hunted Abroad 1930 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391356483163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1930 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond hunted * New York City Gangster Page 14 has a one column heading: "BRITISH KEEP WATCH FOR 'LEGS' DIAMOND" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 18, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:39

$28.00
139943

1st Ever Human HEART TRANSPLANT Doctor Christiaan Barnard Medical 1967 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391356480799

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, December 6, 1967 * 1st human heart transplant * Surgery - Surgeon - Medical * Christiaan Neethling Barnard Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Heart Patient Still Fine---Crisis Ahead" A follow up report on the very 1st human heart transplant performed by Doctor Chris Barnard. Other news of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:35

$28.00
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