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JIMMIE FOXX Boston Red Sox MLB Baseball wins AL Batting Champion 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391296094106

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1938 * Jimmie Foxx wins batting title * Boston Red Sox - American League A seven column headline on the sports section reports: "American League Batting Laurels Captured by Foxx of the Red Sox" with subheads: "Foxx Topped List With Mark Of .349" "New High In Home Runs" and more. Also a nice two column photo of Jimmie Foxx. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than indivi... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 13:48

$42.00
137269

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Contract Signing & Photo 1930 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371465552781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1930. * Babe Ruth contract w/ New York Yankees * Best title to be had ? * President Willaim Howard Taft death The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "BABE RUTH ACCEPTS $160,000 FOR 2 YEARS" with subheads and a two column photo of Babe Ruth shaking hand s with New York Yankees Owner, Colonel Ruppert . Great to have in this famous New York City title. Also in this same issue is a nice front page 1st report on the death of President William Howard Taft. The headline reads: "EX-PRESIDENT TAFT DIES AT CAPITAL, SUCCUMBING TO MANY WEEKS' ILLNESS, FIVE HOURS AFTER JUSTICE SANFORD" with many subheads and nice photo of Taft. Other news, sports and... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 13:46

$97.00
137260

Very 1st U.S. MAIL ROCKET TRY Frido Kessler Greenwood Lake NY 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295743672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 10, 1936 * 1st American rocket plane try * Rocket mail - Frido Kessler (1st report) * Greenwood Lake, New York Page 19 has a two column heading: "Rocket Mail Flight Ends in Fizzle And Flame at Greenwood Lake" First report coverage on the 1st test flight try of the 1st U.S. rocket mail plane. 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 primary subscriber... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:24

$44.00
137251

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295738100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1947 * Haifa oil refinery massacre (1st report) * Jewish - Jews - Judaica - Arabs The front page has a 2 column heading: "41 Jews Stabbed to Death After Bomb Kills Six Arabs" (see) 1st report coverage on the Haifa Oil Refinery Massacre. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 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. Very nice conditio... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:14

$39.00
137246

ALBANY GA Dougherty County Georgia TORNADO Cyclone Disaster 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295735325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1940 * Albany, Georgia tornado disaster The front page has one column headings: "23 KILLED, 500 HURT BY GALE IN GEORGIA" and "Homes and Business Buildings Leveled in Dawn Storm--Loss at 5 to 10 Millions" Reporting continues on page 19 with a photo of the town's destruction. (see) 1st report coverage on the tornado disaster in Albany, Georgia in which the business section was destroyed. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete 1st section only with pages 1-52, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:08

$45.00
137245

BUCKNELL Defeats Penn State Football - NOTRE DAME vs. USC Trojans 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295734834

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 24, 1935 * Bucknell University defeats Penn State football * Notre Dame Fighting Irish over USC Trojans The front page of this sport's section only has a two column heading: "Notre Dame's Late Drive Halts Southern California" with subhead, stats and lineups. Page 2 has a one column heading: "BUCKNELL DOWNS PENN STATE BY 2-0" with subheads, stats and lineups. Other college football game results and various other sports related news throughout. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:07

$23.00
137244

COELOPHYSIS Dinosaurs skeletons Fossils New Mexico Discovery 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371465301450

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1947 * Coelophysis dinosaurs skeletons discoveries * Ghost Ranch, New Mexico The front page has two column headings: "Museum Finds Dinosaurs Of 200 Million Years Ago" "Skeletons of Ancestor of Forty-Ton Monster Are Only Three or Four Feet in Length--Discovered in New Mexico" Coverage on the famed Coelophysis dinosaur skeleton find at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico. Nice to have in this famous NYC title and on the front page. 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 & st... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:04

$49.00
137222

JIMMY DOYLE vs. Sugar Ray Robinson Boxing Title Knockout DEATH 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371464617666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1947. * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle * World welterweight title fight * Death in the boxing ring The sport's section (page 33) has a banner headline: "Doyle in Critical Condition After Knockout by Robinson in Eighth Round" with subheads that include: "LAST RITES GIVEN BOXER IN HOSPITAL" and more. Also a nice photo of the fatal blow. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title. 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 s... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:32

$75.00
137221

V-2 ROCKET Stratosphere Radar Testing White Sands NM New Mexico 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371464617335

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 1, 1946 * V-2 rocket stratosphere test * Early radar testing * White Sands, New Mexico Near the bottom of the front page is a two column headline that reads: "Army to Use V-2 Bombs to Test Radar as Atom-Rocket Defense" (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. Light toning, generally nice.

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:31

$42.00
137215

WILLIAM EDWARD HICKMAN Dead Man Walking Execution Hanging 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294811237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1928 * William Edward Hickman 'dead man walking' * Marion Parker kidnapping and murder Page 32 has small one column headings: "HICKMAN IN DEATH CHAMBER" "Los Angeles Girl's Slayer Refuses Imprisoned Friend's Plea for Aid" (see) Coverage on the upcoming execution (eve) by hanging of William Edward Hickman for the murder of 12 year old Marion Parker after kidnapping her. 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 subscripti... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:23

$34.00
137213

HALE TELESCOPE Palomar Observatory Mount Wilson & GRAF ZEPPELIN 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294809707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1928. * Palomar observatory - Hale Telescope * D-LZ127 Graf Zeppelin German airship * 1st Transatlantic flight (trip home) The front page has one column headings that include: "GIANT TELESCOPE OF IMMENSE RANGE TO DWARF ALL OTHERS" "Hundreds of Millions of New Stars and Island Universities in Its Billion Light-Year Field" "To Have 200-Inch Mirror" "Site Near Mount Wilson" and more. Continues on page 16 with related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with coverage on the Graf Zeppelin. 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, all... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:20

$36.00
137211

Actress JOAN CRAWFORD & Douglas Fairbanks Jr. WEDDING Marriage 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371464611280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1929 * Actress Joan Crawford * Actor Douglas Fairbanks. Jr. * Wedding - weds - married Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Fairbanks Jr., 19, Weds Joan Crawford Here; Pair Too Busy in Films for Honeymoon Now" (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. A few binding slits a... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:17

$37.00
137200

United States PROVISIONAL ARMY President John Adams Approval ? 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294798866

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 30, 1798 * President John Adams * Provisional Army ? The front page is taken up with: "Dispatches from the Envoys to France". Page 2 has reports from Congress concerning: "...into a committee of the whole on the bill...authorising the President to raise a provisional army...proposing to authorise the calling out of 20,000 of the militia...". Four pages, some foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:03

$42.00
137197

SHAYS' REBELLION Post Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA PA 1787 Penn. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294795082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 11, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion * Post Revolutionary War Page 2 contains reports on the Shays' Rebellion, including: "...that most of the leaders in the rebellion who fled into Canada have returned to Vermont..." plus a letter to Daniel Shays & others (see), and also a report from Worcester concerning the trial against several of the members. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 14, 2015 07:56

$46.00
137192

WOLF-HEINRICH GRAF VON HELLDORF Anti-Semite Berlin Police Chief 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294787886

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of Sir Winston Churchill's famous quote: "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it". Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1935 * Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorf * New Anti-Semite chief in Berlin, Germany * Reuben Stacey Negro lynching * Fort Lauderdale, Florida The front page has a two column headline: "NEW ANTI-SEMITE NAMED CHIEF TO 'PURGE' BERLIN OF JEWS AND COMMUNISTS" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 4 with photo. The back page has one column headings: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED BY MOB IN FLORIDA" "100 Masked Men Take Alleged Knifer of White Woman From ... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 07:52

$39.00
137191

GROVER CLEVELAND Cards Breaks Christy Mathewson's Win Record (NL) 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294782175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, August 11, 1929 * Grover Alexander breaks record * Christy Mathewson's wins (NL) * St. Louis Cardinals - MLB Page 5 of this section has a banner headline: "Yanks Beat Indians; Robins Divide---Alexander Wins 373d Game, Sets Record" with subheads: "Alexander Victor, Sets League Mark" "Beats Phils, 11-9, in 11 Innnigs, Scores 373d Triumph of His Career---Enters Game in 8th" "Passes Mattys Record" and more. In the summary it says in part: "Grover Cleveland Alexander broke the lifetime National League winning record of the late Christy Mathewson...in the second game of a double-header...today. It was old Pete's 373d triumph as a Philly, a Cub and a Cardi... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 07:43

$34.00
137149

DOUGLAS C-54 SKYMASTER Transatlantic Airplane AUTOPILOT Flight 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371463880205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1947 * Douglas C-54 Skymaster airplane * Transatlantic flight by autopilot The front page has two column headings: "Robot-Piloted Plane Makes Safe Crossing of Atlantic" "No Hand on Controls From Newfoundland to Oxfordshire--Take-Off, Flight and Landing Are Fully Automatic" 1st report coverage on a Douglas C-54 Skymaster airplane making a transatlantic flight under the control of an autopilot. Report continues on page 2 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 rema... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2015 06:23

$34.00
137148

BAR HARBOR Maine FIRE & United Airlines Flight 608 DISASTERS 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371463878551

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1947 * Bar Harbor, Maine fire * United Airlines Flight 608 * Bryce Canyon, Utah The front page has a three column headline: "18 DEAD, DAMAGE $25,000,000 AS FOREST FIRES SWEEP ON WIDE NEW ENGLAND AREA" with subheads that include: "Night of Terror Ends Safely Foe Bar Harbor's Refugees" and more. (see) Reporting continues on page 4 & 5 with related photos and map. (see) Loads of text, too much to photograph all. Also a two column heading on the front page reads: "52 Are Killed as Airliner Crashes and Burns in Utah" with subhead. First report coverage on United Airlines Flight 608 disaster near Bryce Canyon Airport in Utah. Other news, sports and advertisem... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2015 06:19

$42.00
137139

Rare EDINBURGH SCOTLAND American Revolutionary War 1779 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391293767352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 4, 1779 * American Revolutionary War Over half of the front page is taken up with: "Extracts from a Pamphlet...the History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which includes much concerning the Revolutionary War, a few bits including: "...that the most formidable foes of Great Britain were nursed in her own bosom. These, under the masque of patriotism, fomented rebellion her Colonies & by exposing her pretended weakness, have created a combination of powerful states not only against her interest, but her very existence as a great & independent kingdom..." and further on: "...that when the American Congress avowed independence, &... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2015 06:04

$46.00
137127

STEAMER ERIE Silver Creek, New York Lake Steamboat FIRE Disaster 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371463474239

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 14, 1841 * Steamship - Steamer Erie disaster * Silver Creek, New York coast Page 2 has two lengthy & detailed accounts of the tragic fire on board the steamer Erie, in Lake Erie, in which 100 persons drowned (see hyperlink for more details). Four pages, some very light damp staining, nice condition.

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Ends November 12, 2015 14:06

$38.00
137121

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Post Election & Pre Inauguration 1861 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371463356979

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 30, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Page 5 has: "Important From Springfield--The Position of The President Elect" noting: "...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the border state compromise, nor to any other. He stands immovably on the Chicago platform & he will neither acquiesce in, nor counsel his friends to acquiesce in any compromise..." and more. Eight pages, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 12, 2015 10:44

$38.00
137118

MAHATMA GANDHI Mohandas Assassination PYRE & Palestine Bombing 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371463351950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1948 * Mahatma Gandhi death & funeral (pyre photo) * Palestine Post building bombing The front page has a two column heading: "Plot to Kill Indian Leaders, Including Nehru, Is Charged" Coverage continues on page 3 with large photo of Gandhi's Pyre. (see) Also on the front page is a one column heading: "ARABS BLAST PLANT OF PALESTINE POST" with subhead. (see) 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 high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, lib... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2015 10:32

$54.00
137089

ROYSTON GA Gainesville Georgia Greenwood SC TORNADOES Disaster 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391292290773

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1944 * Royston, Georgia tornadoes disaster * Greenwood SC & Gainesville GA The front page has two column headings: "38 Die, 500 Hurt as Tornado Hits Georgia, South Carolina", "Houses Wrecked in 100-Mile early Morning Sweep---Hospital Damaged---Heaviest Toll Is at Royston, Ga., With Twelve Killed" First reporting continues on page 11 with related photos (see photos). Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day with much on World War II . 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, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. G... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:48

$43.00
137088

Very Early RONALD REAGAN Movies Film 1ST Mention New York Times 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391292290198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1937 * Very early Ronald Reagan * Beginning on the big screen * Warner Brothers movies This is a significant issue for any Ronald Reagan or presidential collector, as this is the very first mention of him in the prestigious New York Times. The mention appears on page 29 under the heading: "News Of The Screen" and mentions him appearing in a new movie: "...Ronald Reagan, a new Warner find, and June Travis will be the principals in "Inside Story"...". An inconspicuous report, yet significant as his first mention in this national newspaper. News, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:47

$40.00
137085

CHARLES LINDBERGH Robert H. Goddard ROCKETS Rocketry into Space ? 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391292287461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1937 * Charles Lindbergh * Robbert H. Goddard & more * Rockets - rocketry Page 22 has an editorial headed: "THE COLONEL ON ROCKETS" (see) This is an interesting article on Charles Lindbergh's thought on the future of rocketry including possible space travel. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:44

$49.00
137082

Very Early TED WILLIAMS Boston Red Sox Baseball Player ACQUIRED 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391292285119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1937 * Ted Williams acquired by the Boston Red Sox * Very early mention prior to his MLB baseball debut * Clint Frank wins Heisman Trophy * Yale University college football This newspaper has a very discrete but extremely early report on page 35 on the Boston Red Sox acquiring a young 19 year old by the name of Ted Williams. At the bottom of page 35 is a very small one column heading: "Red Sox Buy Ted Williams" The brief text mentions that this young star may be a 2nd Joe DiMaggio. Rare to have such a early report on this famous baseball player as his Major League debut would not be for another year and a half. Other news, sports and advertisements of th... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:41

$60.00
137081

CONSTITUTION OF IRELAND Irish Eamon de Valera TAKES EFFECT 1937 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462707782

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 30, 1937 * Constitution of Ireland in force (1st report) * Eamon de Valera Page 2 has a column headline: "Eamon De Valera's Speech on Inauguration of Constitution" (see) Also a two column heading: "New Constitution Embodies Plans of Ireland of de Valera's Dreams" with subhead. Coverage on the Constitution of Ireland taken effect for the 1st time. 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 & institut... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:40

$39.00
137080

MAURICE ROCKET RICHARD 50th NHL Hockey Goal MONTREAL CANADIANS 1945 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462706084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1945 * Maurice 'Rocket' Richard * National Hockey League - NHL * Montreal Canadians * Becomes 1st to score 50 goals in season (1st report) The sport's section (page 15) has a very small one column heading: "Richard gets 50th Goal" First report on Maurice 'Rocket' Richard becoming the very 1st NHL hockey player to score 50 goals in a single season. Includes the lineup for the game with scoring recap. Unfortunately a small report as hockey wasn't as popular back then, but it is was it is, a 1st report. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:39

$39.00
137045

G. I. BILL OF RIGHTS World War II Veterans Benefits Signed by FDR 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462452081

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1944 * G. I. Bill of Rights is signed * Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR * World War II veteran benefits The front page has a one column heading: "ROOSEVELT SIGNS 'G.I. BILL OF RIGHTS'" with subhead. Continues on the back page (pg. 32) with photo of the signing by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II and the aftermath of D-Day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on a very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy for many years into the future. Given the subscription cost, libra... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:49

$56.00
137042

MASON CITY IA Iowa School Bus & Rock Island Train Wreck DISASTER 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462448797

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1937 * Mason City IA Iowa * Rock Island rocket train * School bus collision The front page has a two column heading: "Rocket Train Hits High School Bus in Iowa, Killing 10 Injuring 18 at Grade Crossing" (see) First report coverage on the Rock Island Rocket train and school bus disaster at Mason City, Iowa. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on a very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy for many years into the future. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than indiv... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:43

$42.00
137033

ROBERT H. GODDARD Early Rockets Rocketry - Earth PHOTOS ? 1920 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391291920321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1920 * Robert H. Goddard * Early rockets - rocketry * Photography above Earth The back page has one column headings that include: "GODDARD ROCKETS TO TAKE PICTURES" "Scientist Believes Photographs Could Be Obtained Above the Earth's Atmosphere" "Must First Explore Air" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light browning, a little irregular along the spine, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:30

$44.00
137031

COOPERSTOWN National Baseball Hall Of Fame DEDICATION Day 1939 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462440231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1939. * Cooperstown, New York * National Baseball Hall of Fame dedication The sport's section (page 24) has two column headings: "Centennial Today Depicts Stages In Evolution of Modern Baseball" "Notables to Attend Dedication of Museum, Hall of Fame and Doubleday Field at Cooperstown--10,000 Expected" (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Hall of Fame was dedicated on June 12, 1939 by Lee Ferrick Andrews, grandson of Edward Clark, who was a founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company. Stephen C. Clark was owner of a local ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:27

$56.00
137030

Hall of Famer BOB FELLER 1st Start 17 yrs. old Cleveland Indians 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462439467

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1936 * Bob Feller's 1st MLB baseball start * Cleveland Indians * 15 strikeouts - 17 years old The sport's section (page 18) has one column headings: "INDIANS' ROOKIE FANS 15 TO SCORE" and "Feller, 17, Is One Short of Modern League Record in Subduing Browns, 4-1" First report coverage on Bob Feller's very first MLB start in which he won and struck out 15. He was only 17 years old at the time. The front page has reporting on RMS Queen Mary breaking the Atlantic Ocean speed record. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, ni... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:25

$38.00
137007

MORDECAI BROWN "Three Finger" "Brownie" Baseball Pitcher DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391289286656

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1948 * Mordecai Brown death (Three finger) * American League baseball pitcher Page 61 has one column headings: "MORDECAI BROWN, PITCHER, DIES AT 71" "Star of Chance's Cubs Despite Loss of Finger in Boyhood--Dueled With Mathewson" with photo. (see) Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with pages 1-64, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2015 07:52

$40.00
137004

Early STUDY OF ROCKETS Robert H. Goddard & JOE LOUIS v. Max Baer 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371460074484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1935 * Robert H. Goddard - rockets - rocketry * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. Max Baer * Heavyweight boxing championship fight Page 18 has one column headings: "LINDBERGH ENDS STUDY OF GODDARD ROCKET" and "Colonel and H. F. Guggenheim Fly From Roswell, N. M., After Three-Day Visit" (see) The sport's section (page 27) has a banner headline: "Fight Passed $1,000,000 Mark in Gross Receipts, Re-Check of Figures Shows" with various subheads and photo of Louis with new wife walking in Harlem. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institut... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2015 07:47

$46.00
136975

BABE RUTH Bambino New York Yankees Baseball CONTRACT Disagreement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371459411596

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1930 * Babe Ruth nearing the end of his career * New York Yankees contract disagreement * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 12) has a four column headline: "Ruth Rejects $85,000 Offer for 1930" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Babe Ruth dealing with his new contract extension. He would agree with Yankee management the following day. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 07, 2015 13:27

$38.00
136971

ROALD AMUNDSEN Polar Arctic Explorer Antarctica CAIRN Note Found 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391288612900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1929 * Roald Amundsen cairn found - Norwegian explorer * Richard E. Byrd expedition - Mount Betty - Antarctica * Early polar exploration era original The front page has a two column headline: "AMUNDSEN CAIRN IS FOUND BY BYRD MEN ON MT. BETTY WITH NOTE OF 18 YEARS AGO" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends November 07, 2015 13:12

$37.00
136957

Very 1st First Meeting of the UNITED NATIONS General Assembly 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371459389418

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1946 * First meeting of the United Nations * Westminster Central Hall, London, England The front page has a two column headline announcing: "UNO OPENED; ATTLEE ASKS WORLD UNITY" with subheads. (see) Much more on pages 2 and 3 with related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2015 12:52

$37.00
136952

1ST EVER MOON CONTACT Celestial Body Radar by Humans at Belmar NJ 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371459387453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1946 * 1st ever contact with the Moon * Unites States Army Radar * Belmar, New Jersey The front page has a two column heading: "Radar Code to the Planets Envisioned for the Future" with subhead. (see). Coverage on the very first contact with a celestial body by humans on Earth. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2015 12:48

$39.00
136951

LONG RANGE ROCKETS United States U.S. Army Military TEST 1946 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371459386343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1946 * Long range rockets tested * General Levin H. Campbell, Jr. * United States Army Page 27 has a two column heading: "Rocket Flies 50 Miles Upward; Army Controls Missile by Radio" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2015 12:46

$38.00
136884

Benjamin FRANKLIN PROPHECY Forgery Antisemitic Speech Expose JEWS 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371457694008

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of Sir Winston Churchill's famous quote: "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it". Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1937 * Benjamin Franklin "Prophecy" "Forgery" * Antisemitic speech - Jewish - Jews * Charles A. Beard expose Page 9 has one column headings that include: "FRANKLIN FORGERY EXPOSED BY BEARD" "Anti-Semitic 'Prophecy' Cited in Germany Was Discredited by Historian 2 Years Ago" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a little margin wear, a few margin tape mends within, generally good.

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Ends November 05, 2015 14:18

$37.00
136882

GEORGE S. PATTON Promoted to WWII Lieutenant GENERAL 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391286466741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1943 * General George S. Patton promoted * World War II - WWII (1st report) Page 4 has a small one column heading: "Patton and Spaatz Picked As Lieutenant General" 1st report coverage on famous World War II hero, George S. Patton, being promoted to Lieutenant General. Unfortunate for the small, inside page report here, but still a first report. He didn't become a household name until the "Battle of the Bulge" the following year, maybe the reason for the somewhat discrete report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more World War II. Complete in 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2015 14:15

$40.00
136881

Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Protects Chicago Businessman 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391286465378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1928 * Early Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * As protector of Chicago businessman The front page has one column headings that include: "CHICAGO FIRM MAKES GUNMAN A PARTNER" "Old Business Concern Takes In Scarface Al Capone as a Protector" and more. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2015 14:14

$44.00
136871

ROBERT H. GODDARD Early Rockets Rocketry Clark University Tests 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391286297306

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1936 * Robert H. Goddard - rockets - rocketry Page 23 has small and somewhat discrete one column headings that read: "High Speed By Rocket" "Dr. Goddard's 'Ship' Goes 700 Miles Per Hour in Test" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2015 11:32

$39.00
136864

GREAT ST. PATRICK'S DAY FLOOD Pittsburgh Williamsport PA Disaster 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371457602752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1936 * The Great St. Patrick's Day Flood * Williamsport, Pennsylvania - Susquehanna River The front page has a four column headline: "135 DEAD, 200,000 HOMELESS IN FLOODS; WHEELING DELUGED, WASHINGTON HIT, NEW ENGLAND CUT OFF ABOVE HARTFORD" with many subheads. (see) Also a two column headline on the front page: "Williamsport, Pa., Scene of Desolation; City in Darkness and Damaged by Fire" (see) Coverage on the Pittsburgh Flood of 1936 in which much of the Northeast was inundated with flood waters. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2015 11:24

$35.00
136826

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER GANG Flint Michigan Bank ROBBERY Holdup 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391285328654

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1934 * John Dillinger gang * Flint, Michigan bank robbery Page 3 has one column headings: "$30,000 RAID IS LAID TO DILLINGER GANG" "Presence of Leader Himself in Foray on Bank at Flint, Mich., Is Doubted" "Woman One Of The Band" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:29

$48.00
136822

AVONDALE Plymouth PA Pennsylvania MINE Mining FIRE Disaster 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371456922861

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, September 7, 1869 * Avondale Mine disaster * 1st report - early * Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Page 2 headlines: "Awful Loss of Life"; "Terrible Disaster in the Mines"; "Two Hundred Men Suffocated to Death" and "Fire in a Shaft at Plymouth, Pa. - Excitement Among the Miners". Text on this takes up about 1/3 of a column. Other news of the day. This issue has little wear along the spine, otherwise nice. Complete in 4 pages.

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:25

$38.00
136821

Rare MILWAUKEE & Fort Akinson Jefferson Co WISCONSIN1860 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391285324070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WISCONSIN CHIEF, Milwaukee & Fort Akinson, October 17, 1860 * Uncommon title This uncommon 4 page newspaper has news of the day with advertisements. Rare to find issue from Wisconsin prior to the civil war. This issue has little foxing and minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:24

$33.00
136819

ERNIE PYLE American Journalist KILLED Death Okinawa 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371456921402

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 19, 1945 * Ernie Pyle killed (1st report) * American GI journalist * Lejima - Okinawa Island A two column heading near the bottom of the front page announces: "Ernie Pyle Is Killed on Ie Island; Foe Fired When All Seemed Safe" Lengthy text continues inside with two related photos. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:22

$75.00
136817

WORLD SECURITY PARLEY President Harry Truman Speech 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391285320710

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, NY, April 26, 1945 * President Harry Truman * World Security Parley * European war nears the end The front page has a nice banner headline: "TRUMAN OPENS WORLD SECURITY PARLEY; RUSSIAN ENCIRCLE BERLIN, CROSS ELBE; 3D NEAR AUSTRIA; BERCHTESGADEN BOMBED" with many subheads and related photo. Lengthy text continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:19

$37.00
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