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168697

Best ALBERT A. MICHELSON Physicist Speed of Light DEATH 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182035875

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, May 10, 1931 * Albert A. Michelson death (1st report) * American physicist - 'speed of light' work * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "DEATH TAKES DR. MICHELSON" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 2 with 3 photos. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:17

$57.00
168696

MABEL NORMAND Hollywood Silent Film Comedienne Actress DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182035708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 24, 1930 * Mabel Normand death (1st report) * Silent film comedienne and Actress * Charlie Chaplin & Fatty Arbuckle duo The front page has a five column headline: "Mabel Normand, Film Star, Dies" with subheads. (see) Photo of Normand is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:16

$62.00
168695

1931 BELIZE HURRICANE British Honduras Central America DISASTER 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516806826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, September 13, 1931 * 1931 Belize hurricane * British Honduras * Central America The front page has a great banner headline: "HURRICANE DEAD REACH 1,000" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy coverage continues on page 2 with related photo and map. Complete 1st section with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:16

$44.00
168694

MAHATMA GANDHI Mohandas Karamchand INDIA Independence & Home Rule 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516806598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 15, 1931 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi * Fight for India's independence * The Mahatma The front page has a one column heading: "GANDHI SITS AS SPINX AS INDIA PARLEY OPENS" with subhead and small photo of Lord John Sankey. (see) Coverage on the Second Round Table Conference in London. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:15

$40.00
168693

BOMBING OF GUERNICA Basque Country Spain German LUFTWAFFE Test 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182035117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 28, 1937. * German's test their Luftwaffe * Bombing of Guernica The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "REBELS KILL 800 IN AIR RAID; PUSH DRIVE ON BILBAO" with subhead: "Guernica Burns to Ground After Bombing" Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:15

$40.00
168692

CHARLES LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING Bizarre Found Alive Headline 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182034915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 6, 1932 * Charles Lindbergh Jr. baby kidnapping case * Bizarre headline suggests all is well This was one of the most famous crime mysteries of the 20th century which ended with the execution of Bruno Hauptmann. Here is a very odd banner headline that suggests the Lindbergh baby was safe with: "REPORT 'LINDY BABY HOME'" and subhead: "Nursery Light Kindles Talk Search Is Over" (see) This was just over a month after the kidnapping and about a month before the finding. A great curiosity headline for display here. Also a coincidence that this publication made a similar error in it's front page headline 16 years later with the famous "Dewey Defeats Truman" issue. Complete 1st section only with... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:14

$75.00
168691

MS ST. LOUIS Jews Jewish Exiles CUBA REFUSED Voyage of the Damned 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182034540

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 3, 1939.. * German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis * Jewish refugees are refused in Cuba * The Voyage of the Damned - Jews The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "GERMAN LINER LEAVES HAVANA WITH 907 JEWS" with subhead and related map. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine. wikipedia notes: MS St. Louis was a German ocean liner. In 1939, she set off on a voyage in which her captain, Gustav Schröder, tried to ... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:14

$47.00
168690

Great NEW ENGLAND HURRICANE Connecticut Massachusetts Freak Storm 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182033751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 22, 1938 * New England hurricane * 1938 Freak Storm The front page has a great banner headline: "115 DIE; HURRICANE RIPS EAST" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage continues inside with a few related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:13

$47.00
168689

LAST MAJOR U.S. TRAIN ROBBERY Deming NM New Mexico Old West Ends 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516804159

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 26, 1937 * Last major train robbery in the U.S. * Deming, Luna County, New Mexico * Henry Loftus and Harry Donaldson You might call it the official end of the "Wild West", but in any case the great banner headline on the front page announces what is considered the last major train robbery in the country: "ROB TRAIN, KILL 1; CAPTURED" with subheads that include: "BOGUS COWBOYS ARE BEATEN IN WILD WEST RAID" and more. This happened near Deming, New Mexico, nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 2 with a related map. Three photos on the back page. Complete with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of insti... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:12

$78.00
168663

JAPANESE SURRENDERING Atomic Bombing Nagasaki PHOTO 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181313955

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 12, 1945 * Japan surrendering to Allies * Atomic bomb on Nagasaki photo The front page has a banner headline: "JAPANESE SURRENDER EXPECTED TODAY AFTER ALLIES REFUSE TO SPARE EMPEROR" with subheads. (see) Also a two column photo showing the atomic bomb exploding over Nagasaki with heading: "And Then the Japs Quit" Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:09

$40.00
168662

PRESIDENT JAMES MONROE State of the Union Address Annual Message 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181313809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 6, 1809 * President James Monroe * State of the Union Address Taking over 2 columns of the front page & ending on page 2 is the: "President's Message", being his annual state-of-the-union address in which he recounts the events of the year, signed in type: James Madison. Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:09

$29.00
168661

MORMONS Mormonism Salt Lake City Utah w/ Governor Alfred Cummings 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181313655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1858 * Mormons - Mormonism * Alfred Cummings (governor) Page 5 has close to half a column headed: "Interesting From Utah" with subheads: "The Conferences between Gov. Cumming, the Peace Commissioners and the Mormon Chiefs--Interesting Letter from a Participant--The Efforts of Gov. Cumming--Personal Appearance of Brigham--Attitude of Leading Saints, etc." Eight pages binding slits at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:08

$52.00
168659

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Train Robber False Death Report Jan. 6, 1880 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515638001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 6, 1880 * Jesse James killed ? * Outlaw - train robber The front page has a very interesting report headed: "Crime And Its Results" "The Outlaw Jesse James Reported Dead--A Bank Cashier Arrested--Other Crimes". This is a one paragraph report noting: "Jesse James is dead. George Shepard's shot having done the work. His wife is at the house of Mrs. Samuels, mother of the James boys, in Clay County. A coffin was received at the depot from Joplin which, it is supposed, continued the body of Jesse..." with a bit more (see photos). In reality he was not killed until April, 1882. One of the other crime reports is from Deadwood: "...entered the restaurant...renewed an old quarrel by refusing to pay his b... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:07

$76.00
168658

Rare GALVESTON TX Post Civil War Provisional Government TEXAS 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181312878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FLAKE'S WEEKLY BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, August 23, 1865 * Rare Southwestern title * Texas provisional government created This is an early issue of this newspapers since the Yankees took over the port. Galveston was the site of the last naval battle of the Civil War, as the Confederates surrendered the city on June 2, nearly 2 months after the surrender of Lee to Grant at Appomattox. Not surprisingly much content relates to Reconstruction efforts after the end of the war. The page 2 editorial is headed: "The Provisional Government, What it Is", "News From the Interior", "Additional From the North", "Latest News! - Telegraphic Dispatches" and much more. Four pages, minor wear, generally nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:07

$86.00
168657

Rare YREKA California Siskiyou County GOLD Rush Mining Town 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515637477

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: YREKA WEEKLY UNION, Yreka City, California, Jan. 11, 1871 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining town This is an old Gold Rush mining town at the very northern edge of California. Today's population is 7200 and tourism is a major industry as the core of the downtown listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This may well be the only issue we have. Various news of the day & a wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:06

$76.00
168656

Rare 1795 CONCORD NH New Hampshire 18th Century America Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515635043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COURIER OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, Concord, Oct. 3, 1795 * Rare 18th century American title Certainly one of the less common American 18th century newspapers. The entire front page is taken up with a continued portion of: "New French Constitution - Plan of a Constitution for the French Republic" with much of the inside pages being items from Europe as well. Most of the back page is taken up with chapter "Number VI" of "Tomo Cheeki, The Creek Indian lately in Philadelphia". Four pages, a few small archival mends at margins, very nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:02

$86.00
168655

Rare Air Forces AIRPLANE DROPPED Occupied France World War II 1944 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515634736

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TOUS LES FRONTS, France, August 3, 1944 * Rare allied issue dropped from aircraft * Occupied France World war II - WWII This is a fascinating & quite rare newspaper which, as noted in the upper left (translated) was "brought by allied air forces", and as noted in the upper right was from the: "Combined Supreme General Headquarters". Keep in mind that France was occupied by the Nazis at this time, D-day happening less than 2 months prior and liberation not coming to Paris until August 25. This was a leaflet newspaper which was dropped by aircraft over occupied France to encourage the residents that liberation was coming and to provide allied-based news of the war rather than Nazi propaganda which was their norm. The he... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:02

$58.00
168654

THE WHISKEY REBELLION Western Pennsylvania Resistence 1794 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515634470

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 18, 1794 This issue has content relating to the Whiskey Rebellion in Western Pennsylvania. This was a tax protest by farmers who sold their grain in the form of whiskey. The Whiskey Rebellion demonstrated that the new national government had the willingness and ability to suppress violent resistance to its laws. Page 2 has a report titled: "The Patriot Army", plus another report headed: "Pennsylvania" and another: "From the Patriot Army" all taking close to a full column on the Rebellion (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:01

$78.00
168652

CATHERINE O'LEARY Chicago Fire COW Kicked Latern Investigation1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181310086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 29, 1871 * Catherine O'Leary's cow legend * Chicago fire started from her barn Page 3 has a very interesting article headed: "Mrs. O'Leary's Cow" "Attempt to Get at the Truth as to the Origin of the Chicago Fire--Statement of Neighbors". Keep in mind that this was just 7 weeks after the fire, and it is rare to find contemporary accounts giving some credence to the report that Mrs. O'Leary's cow started the fire by kicking over a lantern. This report is an investigation by the Chicago Board of Police & Fire Commissioners, with several interviews including Patrick O'Leary, noting in part: "...Patrick O'Leary, husband of Catherine O'Leary, whose wife owned the kicking cow, said he was in bed & didn't k... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:01

$75.00
168651

Rare SAN FRANCISCO California Pacific Coast OLD WEST w/ Masthead 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515633715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO NEWS-LETTER & CALIFORNIA ADVERTISER, March 20, 1873 * Rare Old west title The subtitle in the masthead notes: "Devoted To The Leading Interests of California and the Pacific Coast". The content is varied and includes a wide range of ads as well. An uncommon title with a displayable masthead featuring the seal of California, the seal of the city of San Francisco, and the seal of the county of Sacramento. Page 13 has: "Boiled Down Juice of the California Press" with various news tidbits from throughout the state (see). Complete in 16 pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to the front page. The upper right corner has a "California Section State Library" stamp. We believe this to be ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:00

$39.00
168650

Best PROSPECT HILL CEMETERY Washington D.C. Dedication 1858 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181309469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 27, 1858 Page 2 contains a report headed "Cemetery Dedication" being the ceremonies of the historic Prospect Hill Cemetery at Washington (see photos). Four pages, very nice, clean condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:00

$75.00
168648

Famous NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish vs. USC Trojans Football UPSET 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515632998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, Dec. 4, 1938 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * USC Trojans football upset * ND ranked # 1 at the time * NCAA college football The front page of this sport's section only has a great banner headline: "SO. CALIFORNIA UPSETS NOTRE DAME, 13 TO 0" with subheads, three related photos and lineup. Nice for display. First report coverage on the USC Trojans upset of Notre Dame who was undefeated late in the season before this game. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition, four small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2018 06:59

$44.00
168647

Nice ANNA MARIE HAHN Woman Serial Killer Electric Chair EXECUTION 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181308845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 8, 1938 * Anna Marie Hahn execution (electric chair) * German-American Woman serial killer (poison) The front page has a great banner headline: "EXECUTE ANNA HAHN, POISONER" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Related photo on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 27, 2018 06:59

$62.00
168646

JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man Gunman Murder 1936 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515632520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 17, 1936 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassination * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "AUTO OF M'GURN, SOUGHT SINCE, IS FOUND" with subhead. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutiona... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2018 06:58

$52.00
168645

SHELBYVILLE TENNESSEE Lynching Mob Burns Down the Courthouse 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181308322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 20, 1934 * Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee * Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred The front page has a great banner headline: "SOLDIERS KILL 2 IN LYNCH MOB" with subheads that include: "BALKED, RIOTERS DYNAMITE, BURN COURTHOUSE" and more. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with a small related map. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 27, 2018 06:58

$56.00
168644

Great JIMMY DOOLITTLE Transcontinental AIRPLANE Flight Record 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181308079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 5, 1931 * Jimmy Doolittle airplane flight record The front page has a great banner headline: "SPANS U. S. BY AIR: 11 1/4 HOURS" with subheads and flight log. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 2 with related map. Two related photos are on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 27, 2018 06:57

$58.00
168637

Roanld Reagan's Death Report - 2004 New York Post Authentic Newspaper - Gipper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392180829007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, June 6, 2004 * Ronald Reagan's death report * One of the most beloved U.S. Presidents The frontpage of the issue features a close-up photo of Ronald Reagan with the American flag behind him captioned: "Ronald Reagan (1911-2004)". Additional related coverage and photos are found within the issue, along with other news of the day. Some of the inside photos include one of Reagan holding a jersey with "The Gipper" with the number "1", and another showing him and Nancy dancing. This is complete in 128 pages, measures approximately 11 x 14 inches, and is in very nice condition. See photos for details. An historic collectible.

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Ends December 26, 2018 13:42

$20.00
168635

50% DISCOUNT - Civil War Illustrations 1863 Harper's Weekly 150 Years Old Prints


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372514843280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January, 1863 - December, 1863 (a single issue) * the most recognized illustrated newspaper of the Civil War * several illustrated prints (suitable for framing) * discounted by 50% (or more) You will receive an original issue from this famous illustrated newspaper, dated somewhere from January, 1863 through December, 1863, offered at a substantial discount (a minimum of 50% off). Question #1: Why are we offering this issue at such a significant discount? Answer: Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers... History's Newsstand would like to use this offering as an opportunity to introduce you to the hobby of collecting rare and historic newspapers. Question #2: Why are we offering an issue ... See More  

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Ends December 26, 2018 13:24

$24.00
169254

BABE RUTH Bambino New York Yankees Baseball Announces RETIREMENT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535623777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 11, 1934 * Babe Ruth announces retirement w/ photo * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: ""MY FINAL YEAR AS A REGULAR," SAYS BABE RUTH" with subhead and small photo of Ruth. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 21, 2018 13:44

$57.00
169253

WILLIAM TAFT TAFT 27th President of U.S. & Chief Justice DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392193674809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, March 9, 1930 * William Howard Taft death * Nice headline for display The front page has a great banner headline: "TAFT DEAD; 30 DAY MOURNING" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. More on the following pages with a few related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 21, 2018 13:25

$47.00
169252

CHARLES LINDBERGH 1st Daily Airmail Service Flight MEXICO to U.S. 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392193670528

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1929 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh inaugurates * 1st daily airmail service from Mexico to U.S. The front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH FINISHES AIR MAIL ROUND TRIP" with subheads. (see) Coverage on aviator Charles Lindbergh making the very 1st daily airmail flight from Mexico to the United States. (Mexico City to Brownsville, Texas) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2018 13:17

$37.00
169251

Early WILLIE MOSCONI Mr. Pocket Billiards Championship POOL 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392193661973

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1938 * Early Willie Mosconi - pool * Pocket billiards championship The sport's section (page 24) has a one column heading: "MOSCONI CONQUERS RUDOLPH BY 125-70" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 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 December 21, 2018 13:02

$37.00
169250

1940 SUPERMAN Yr 1 #10 COLOR Comic Strip McClure Syndicate Joe Shuster Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535574704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, January 7, 1940 * Superman (color comic strip) - #10 * 1st year of publication * Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster This is a first year printing (2 month's from the 1st) of the "Superman" color comic strip (by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster), which began in limited newspapers (through the McClure Newspaper Syndicate) on November 5, 1939 (a daily, black & white comic began on January 16). The weekly color Superman strip had a story-line continuity which was separate from the daily comic. At its peak the color comic appeared in 90 Sunday papers with a readership of over 90 million. This is Superman strip #10 as noted in the first box with the artwork by Joe Shuster. Included is not just the Superman str... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2018 12:34

$89.99
169249

Ending Prohibition 18th Amendment Repeal Liquor & BEER to RETURN 1933 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535570322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1933. * 18th Amendment - prohibition end imminent * House votes to repeal - 21st Amendment - Blaine Act The front page has a great banner headline: "STATES TO HURRY DRY REPEAL" with subheads. Nice for display. More on page 4. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavo... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2018 12:30

$59.99
169248

LINTON INDIANA Greene County Coal Mine EXPLOSION Disaster Photo 1931 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535554015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1931 * Linton, Greene County, Indiana * Coal mine explosion disaster The front page has a great banner headline: "INDIANA MINE BLAST KILLS 21" with subheads and list of the dead. Nice for display. Related photo is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 21, 2018 12:18

$39.99
169247

Great STOCK MARKET Wall Street New York City 10,000 Milestone 1999 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392193621398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1999 * Stock Market hits 10,000 for 1st time ever As opposed to the negative reports which make stock market headlines collectible, here is a significant upbeat headline, and great to have it in the N.Y. Times. At the top of the 2nd column is: "DOW FINISHES DAY OVER 10,000 MARK FOR THE FIRST TIME" With subheads: "Rises 1.9% to Set Record" "Doubles in Less Than 4 Year=--Analysts Also Point to Some Unsettling Signs" with the text carrying over to page C12 where is found a near banner head: "Dow Rises 184.54 to Finish the Day Over 10,000 for the First Time" accompanied by a huge graph of its history since the late 1800's. The complete issue with all 4 sections & 82 pages, very nice con... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2018 12:06

$79.99
169246

ROBERT SHAW Quint Jaws Movie Film Fame British Actor DEATH 1978 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535527772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 29, 1978 * Robert Shaw death (1st report) * British actor - playwright * Jaws movie fame - Quint The top of page 5 has a three column heading: "Robert Shaw, 51, Hunter of 'Jaws,' Dies" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2018 11:48

$74.99
169245

Runaway SLAVES Negroes Advertisements in Rare 1797 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535526404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 29, 1797 * Rare 18th century American title * Slaves advertisements Front page has two runway slave advertisements. See images for details. News of the day with several other interesting ads. Four pages, small piece torn away at the upper right corner, minor spine wear, good condition.

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Ends December 21, 2018 11:45

$39.99
169244

SERGEANT STUBBY World War I Decorated Hero DOG John J. Pershing 1921 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535519071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1921 * Sergeant Stubby - decorated war dog * World War I hero - John J. Pershing Page 4 of this issue carries a one column article headed: "PERSHING HONORS DOG MASCOT OF A.E.F." "Pins Medal on Dog Hero of 17 Battles", "Wounded at Seichepry", "Wears Many Decorations and is Life Member of YMCA, Red Cross and American Legion" (see) This is a fascinating report of an interesting dog, having become quite famous as the most decorated war dog of World War I, and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat. Complete in 32 pages, irregular along the spine, a little wear at the margins with a few small tears, otherwise good.

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Ends December 21, 2018 11:32

$47.00
169243

Five 18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1757-1772 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 392193598666

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Feb. 10, 1757, July 12, 1763, June 16, 1767, June 24, 1769, & April 14, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches. Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.

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Ends December 21, 2018 11:24

$39.99
169242

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT 1st of 4 Presidential Election Wins FDR 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535508240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 9, 1932 * Franklin D. Roosevelt 1st election * FDR inherits a troubled economy * Nice front page headline for display The front page has a great banner headline: "ROOSEVELT SWEEPS ALL U. S." with subheads. (see) More on the following pages. A few more photos are on the back page. First report coverage on the 1st of 4 presidential election victories by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 21, 2018 11:15

$69.99
169241

MIGRANT MOTHER Florence Owens Thompson ICONIC PHOTO Dust Bowl 1936 Rotogravure


eBay Auction Item # 392193591238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, July 5, 1936 * Florence Owens Thompson (Migrant Mother) * Photos from the Great Depression and Dust Bowl This rotogravure section only has a inside double page centerfold with 11 photos depicting life during the Great Depression including scenes regarding the dust bowl. (see) Included is the iconic photo of Florence Owens Thompson (Migrant Mother) traveling in California searching for work. Rare to find this photo from a period publication. Other topics throughout. Rotogravure section only, eight pages, rag edition in good condition.

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Ends December 21, 2018 11:09

$34.99
169240

(4) President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Script Signed in 1796 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535498873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 13, 1796 * President George Washington * Acts of Congress The middle of the front page is consumed by not one, but four Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: G. Washington, making this a terrific issue for display. Additionally, the top of page 3 has a document: "By The President of the United States" concerning construction of buildings in Washington, D.C., signed in script type: Go. Washington. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2018 11:01

$124.99
169239

BATHYSPHERE William Beebe & Otis Barton Deep-Sea Submersible Dive 1932 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392193547549

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, August 12, 1934 * Bathysphere deep-sea submersible * Otis Barton & William Beebe record dive * New York Zoological Society The front page has a great banner headline: "DIVES 2,510 FT. UNDER OCEAN" with subhead and small map. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine. wikipedia notes: On August 11, 1934, Beebe and Barton made a descent of 2,510 feet, setting a new world record. Beebe used this dive as an oppo... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2018 09:40

$57.00
169238

Dwarf PLANET PLUTO Discovery Kuiper Belt in Solar System Plutoid 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535421799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 14, 1930 * Planet Pluto officially discovered * Kuiper Belt - Dwarf planet The front page has a great banner headline: "SEE ANOTHER WORLD IN SKY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 8 with related diagram. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. A little spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2018 09:30

$79.99
169237

Best JOHN DINGBAT OBERTA Chicago Mobster Gangster ASSASSINATION 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535411798

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1930 * John "Dingbat" Oberta assassination * Chicago gangster and beer baron * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "SLAY DINGBAT OBERTA, PAL" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Four related photos are on the back page. He was one of the many Chicago politicians who turned to crime. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headli... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2018 09:18

$79.99
169236

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


eBay Auction Item # 372535400029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 17, 1865 * First Battle of Fort Fisher * Wilmington, North Carolina * Admiral David Dixon Porter Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "Another Naval Attack on Fort Fisher" "Evidence of Rebel Deserters as to the Weakness of the Rebel Works & Garrison" "RICHMOND" "Reported Mutiny Among Virginia Troops" and more. More inside as well including; "Rebel Estimate of the Yankee Negroes". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor loss to blank bottom margin, very nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2018 09:04

$24.99
169235

WAR OF 1812 ENDS w/ Battle of New Orleans Andrew Jackson Victory 1815 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535394039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, April 25, 1815 * End of the War of 1812 * Battle of New Orleans victory * General Andrew Jackson Page 2 has a letter signed by the pseudonym "Wilberforce" headed: "the Attempt to Disfranchise People of Color" which deals with the slavery issue (see). This is followed by: "New Orleans' beginning: "It will be recollected that soon after Gen. Jackson established his head quarters at New Orleans, he declared the city to be under martial law..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2018 08:54

$27.00
169234

Great ROME ITALY Eternal City Bombardment BOMBED 1943 Old World War II Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392193512906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, Los Angeles, WAR EXTRA, July 19, 1943 * Bombing of Rome, Italy * World War II - WWII The front page has a nice banner headline in bold red lettering: "ROME BOMBED !" with subheads. (see) Twenty eight pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, hole within dateline (see), nice for display as such.

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Ends December 21, 2018 08:39

$27.00
169233

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man IN CUSTODY 1936 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372535374779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1933 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a nice banner headline: "McGURN FACES KIDNAP QUIZ" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner hea... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2018 08:28

$79.99
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