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164618

THORNTON WILDER "Our Town" Play PULITZER PRIZE Award Winner 1928 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065549073

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1928 * Thornton Wilder wins Pulitzer Prize award * American playwright and novelist - writer * "Our Town" book - Grover's Corners NH The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Wilder's Drama, 'Our Town,' Is Named Pulitzer Winner" with subhead. (see) and photo. Much more inside with photo of Wilder. First report coverage on the Pulitzer Prize awards giving out for the year of 1938. 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... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 14:43

$39.99
164617

THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD Errol Flynn Opening Day Movie Film AD1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065537163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1938 * The Adventures of Robin Hood * Actor Errol Flynn film - movie * Opening day advertisement * Radio City Music Hall showing Page 27 has a 12 x 6 inch advertisement on page for the movie "The Adventures of Robin Hood". This movie featured Errol Flynn and this was the opening day ad. This could be the very first movie ad in any newspaper for this movie 1st opened in New York City's Radio City Music Hall which this ad is for. News, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 14:25

$47.00
164616

JEFFERSON NICKEL Five-Cent Coin Design CREATION 1st Year 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065532872

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1938 * Jefferson nickel design is created The common nickel, found in every day change, was altered dramatically in 1938 when the previous "Indian head" or "buffalo nickel" was replaced by the Jefferson nickel. In a design contest, Felix Schlag's entry won over 389 other entries. But note that the reverse, showing Monticello, is not the design ultimately used (see). The winning design shows a side view while the design used is a full front view. The top of page 6 has photos of both the front and back, headed: "Winning Design Picked For the Jefferson Nickel" with a bit of text beneath the photos (see). Complete in 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" created ... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 14:14

$59.99
164615

JEWS in Vienna Austria Jewish Businesses to be Eradicated 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372336859623

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill): “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 27, 1938 * Vienna, Austria Jewish population * Businesses owned by Jews to be eradicated The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "NAZIS INSIST JEWS QUIT VIENNA BY '42" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 14:05

$29.99
164614

NEW YORK YANKEES World Series of Baseball w/ Babe Ruth PHOTO 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065517571

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., Oct. 6, 1927 * The greatest team ever in major league history ? * New York Yankees - Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig era * World Series of baseball w/ photos (game 1) The front page has reporting on the upcoming game 2 of the 1927 World Series. Pages 4 & 5 has various reporting of game with 3 related photos, one showing Babe Ruth crossing home plate securing the first run of the 1st game. Fourteen pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, close cut along left margin of page 4 with some text loss, should be handled with care.

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Ends June 22, 2018 13:44

$49.99
164613

Early & Rare AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Gangster War Chicago Gangland 1927 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372336808820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., November 22, 1927 * Early Al 'Scarface' Capone & others report * Chicago gangland war strengthens The top of the front page has a two column headline: "GANG WAR'S FIRST VICTIM IS FOUND IN CHICAGO DOORWAY" with subhead. (see) Nice reporting near the beginning of the Chicago gangster wars. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends June 22, 2018 13:31

$39.99
164612

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372336796182

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, April 3, 1875 * Henry Ward Beecher * Elizabeth Tilton * Adultery trial * Victoria Woodhull This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "FRENZIED TILTON" "A Startling and Desperate Sequel to the Great Scandal" "He Challenges Beecher to Fight a Duel" and more. Text takes up all of the front page and over three more columns inside. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 13:16

$29.99
164611

LOS ANGELES FLOOD California & George Foster Peabody DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065493460

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES March 5, 1938 * Los Angeles CA flood of 1938 * George Foster Peabody death * American banker & Philanthropist The top of the front page has a three column headline: "82 KNOWN DEAD, 128 MISSING IN CALIFORNIA FLOOD DEBRIS; WIDE AREA STILL ISOLATED" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with 2 related photos. (see) The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "G.F. PEABODY DEAD; PHILANTHROPIST" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 12:55

$34.99
164610

CHARLES LINDBERGH Invents Perfusion Pump (Artificial Heart) 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065487022

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1935 * Charles Lindbergh & Dr. Alexis Carrel * Perfusion pump (artificial heart) invention * Albert Einstein gets Harvard honorary degree The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Carrel, Lindbergh Develop Device To Keep Organs Alive Outside Body" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the invention of the Carrel-Lindbergh perfusion pump, used to preserve organs outside the body. Lengthy text continues inside with photos of Lindbergh and Carrel. The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN AND MANN GET HARVARD HONOR" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Albert Einstein receiving a honorary degree at Harvard Univer... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 12:41

$47.00
164609

GEORGE GREY BARNARD American Sculptor The Cloisters DEATH 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065483800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1938 * George Grey Barnard death * American sculptor The front page has a one column heading: "BARNARD, SCULPTOR, IS DEAD HERE AT 74" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page three with 3 related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 22, 2018 12:36

$37.00
164608

General GEORGE WASHINGTON'S ARMY Loss Revolutionary War 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065472409

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 7, 1775 * American Revolutionary War * George Washington's Army There are several tidbits throughout which make reference to the troubling situation in America, but the most significant would be a "...Protest entered in the House of Lords, Last Thursday..." which reflects upon the war in America, portions including: "...The commerce of Great Britain with America was great & increasing...These valuable resources...are actually lost to Great Britain...may possibly find itself unable to supply the means of carrying on a civil war at such a vast distance...Still less should we be able to preserve by mere force that vast continent & that growing multitude of ... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 12:13

$44.99
164607

EDGAR ALLAN POE'S Father - Boston THEATRE Advertisement 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065470325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON GAZETTE, Jan. 29, 1807 * Edgar Allan Poe's father theater ad On pg. 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a notice for a performance of "Richard The Third: Or the Battle Of Bosworth Field" by Shakespeare, with Mr. Poe in the role of "Tressel". Also a notice for a "Pantomimic Ballet called "Patie & Peggy", with Mr. Poe as "Patie". This was the father of Edgar Allan Poe. News of the day with several other interesting advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 12:08

$39.99
164606

ADOLPH HITLER Orders German Military Give NAZI SALUTE Sieg Heil 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065458649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1938 * Adolph Hitler - Fuehrer & commander-in-chief * Orders all German military to give Nazi salute The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Hitler Orders the Army To Give him Nazi Salute" See image for brief text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 11:44

$33.00
164605

First 1st United States SATELLITE EXPLORER 1 In Orbit SPACE RACE 1958 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065450455

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., February 1, 1958 * 1st satellite put into space by the United States * EXPLORER 1 (1ST REPORT) The front page has a three column headline announcing America's successful entry in the space race with: "Army Preparing Second Missile As Jupiter Spins" with subheads. (see) Keep in mind this was but 5 months after the Soviet Union's successful launch of Sputnik which shocked American scientists and caused a rush to make this launch happen as early as possible. And also just a few months after America's first effort, which resulted in an embarrassing failure. Complete with all 12 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 22, 2018 11:26

$39.99
164604

RED JACKET Coal Mine Keen Mountain Grundy Virginia VA EXPLOSION 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065387829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 24, 1938 * Red Jacket Coal Company mine explosion * Keen Mountain - Grundy Virginia VA The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "45 BODIES TAKEN FROM BURNED MINE" with subheads and related photo. (see) Coverage on the Red Jacket Coal company mine explosion on Keen Mountain near Grundy, Virginia. 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 09:18

$37.00
164603

Early JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Baseball CONTRACT Signing 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372336588021

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1938 * Early Joe DiMaggio contract signing * New York Yankees - Yanks * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 23) has a four column headline: "Yankee Contract Is Accepted by DiMaggio" with subheads and photo of DiMaggio. (see) First report coverage on Joe DiMaggio's contract signing after just two seasons with the New York Yankees. He wouldn't be nicknamed the "Yankee Clipper" until 1939. Great to have in this famous New York City publication. 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 iss... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 09:12

$39.99
164602

1938 OF MICE AND MEN John Steinbeck New York Drama Critics' Circle AWARD Winner


eBay Auction Item # 392065378105

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1938 * John Steinbeck - American author * New York Drama Critics' Circle * "Of Mice and Men" play Page 23 has a one column heading: "'OF MICE AND MEN' WINS CRITICS' PRIZE" with subhead and photo of Steinbeck. (see) First report coverage on John Steinbeck winning the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for his "Of Mice and Men" (play). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 09:01

$34.99
164601

ADOLPH HITLER Speech to the Reichstag Austria Anchluss PHOTOS 1938 Rotogravure


eBay Auction Item # 392065369209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, March 6, 1938 * Adolph Hitler's speech to Reichstag * re. Czechoslovakia & Austria Germans The front page of this rotogravure section has few related photos regarding Adolph Hitler's speech to the Reichstag about Anchluss. (see) Four pages in nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 08:44

$29.99
164600

GABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO Italian Writer Poet Playwright DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392065353469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1938 * Gabriele D'Annunzio death * Italian writer, poet, playwright * Prince of Montenevoso * Duke of Gallese The front page has a one column heading: "D'ANNUNZIO DIES; POET-HERO WAS 74" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 08:29

$38.00
164078

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313629432

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 24, 1895 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County Difficult to find 19th century newspapers from Phoenix but here is one. This was published 17 years before Arizona statehood. Various news & ads of the day including "Lee Rine Buried" "Verdict Is That Rine Was Killed by Lee Burton" "The News From Tempe" and much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 07:48

$37.00
164599

Best DALE EARNHARDT Daytona 500 Nascar #3 CRASH Death 2001 Florida FL Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372336495121

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS-JOURNAL, Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2001 (Dale Earnhardt's Fatal Crash) * From the city where it happened * Great for framing or as a memento Whether you are a NASCAR fan or not, collectors cannot fail to admit that one of the more notable--and tragic--events in NASCAR racing was the death of the famed Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500 racetrack. See the photo below for how the local newspaper treated this event. Always nice to get major events in cities where they happened, here is an opportunity to add a racing-related paper to your collection. This is the complete issue with 46 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 07:30

$39.99
164074

Great JFK President John F. Kennedy ASSASSINATION Headline 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313067357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIAMI NEWS, Florida, Nov. 22, 1963 * Terrific issue for display * JFK John F. Kennedy assassination I believe this to be an "extra" edition put out very quickly to announce: "KENNEDY SLAIN" "Johnson Our President" in huge letters on the front page, as the pagination implies this is a complete issue with pages 1-4, although the "regular" edition would certainly have been much lengthier. Page 3 is filled with photos of John F. Kennedy's life. A very dramatic same-day report, uncommon with East Coast newspapers (most are dated Nov. 23). Complete in 4 pages, light pinkish in color, very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:53

$67.00
164073

KING TUTANKHAMUN Pharaoh TOMB ENTRANCE Howard Carter Discovery 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049371953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, December 4, 1922 * Discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb * Egyptian Pharaoh - Howard Carter The bottom of page 19 has a a very small and discrete article with heading: "Tomb Treasures On View" with subhead. See image for brief report here. This was during the historic discovery of King Tut's tomb by British archaeologist Howard Carter. It would not be for another three months before the room containing the mummy of King Tut would be opened, sparking another flurry of international attention. Complete in 36 pages, a little irregular at the spine from disbinding, otherwise even toning and in nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:53

$44.00
164072

LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Star Give Columbia University Lecture 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049371658

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 5, 1937 * Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees - Yanks * Honorary professor at Columbia University Page 25 has a one column heading: "PROF. LOU GEHRIG A HIT AT COLUMBIA" with subheads. (see) Probably only reported in this famous NYC publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40m pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:52

$38.00
164071

United States Yacht RANGER Wins Sailing Auld Mug AMERICA'S CUP 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313066626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1937 * U.S. Yacht Ranger vs. Endeavour II * America's Cup victory at Newport RI The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Ranger Wins Fourth Race in Row And Keeps America's Cup in U. S." with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 10 with banner headline & photo. Lengthy text here. 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 prima... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:51

$38.00
164070

LITTLE ROCK NINE Negro Students Central High School Arkansas Riot 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313066152

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, September 6, 1957 * Little Rock Nine - Elizabeth Eckford * Negro students - Arkansas * 1st Central High School entry try The top of the front page has a four column headline: "School Board Asks U. S. Judge For A 'Temporary Suspension' Of Integration At Little Rock" with subheads. (see) This report concern the Little Rock Nine (see hyperlink for more), one of the focal points of the Civil Rights struggles of the 1950's and 1960's. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50 pages, light toning at the margins, binding holes along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:51

$46.00
164069

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal re. ARREST 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049370613

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1934 * re. Albert Fish captured - arrested * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "BUDD MURDER SITE YIELDS MORE BONES" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition, some spine wear with a little unrelated text loss, some creasing, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: Shortly before his abducti... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:50

$40.00
164068

JACKIE ROBINSON First MLB Home Run Brooklyn Dodgers 1st NEGRO 1947 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049370426

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 19. 1947 * Jackie Robinson's 1st home run * 1st Negro in Major league baseball * Brooklyn Dodgers "The Bums" The sport's section (page 14) has a one column heading: "Giants Hot Six Homers, Win 10-4" Text includes: "....Negro Infielder Jackie Robinson of the Brooks hit a homer for the Dodgers..." This was in fact Robinson's very 1st home run in a regular season baseball game with the Dodgers. He broke the color barrier just a few days earlier. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins with small piece torn away along the right margin of the front page, otherwise good.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:49

$40.00
164067

1669 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313064834

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 11, 1669 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:48

$52.00
164065

Best TITANIC Epic Film Movie Leonardo DiCaprio Opening Day AD1997 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313063140

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 19, 1997 * Best Titanic film advertisement * Grand Opening Day premiere * Leonardo DiCaprio & Kate Winslet A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Titanic" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such un... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:44

$130.00
164063

Rare PRESCOTT Pierce County WISCONSIN Post Civil War 1868 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049367728

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESCOTT JOURNAL, Wisconsin, November 27, 1868 * Uncommon title * Pierce County A rare title that contains news of the day with several advertisements not long after the end of the Civil War. Four pages, irregular along the right margin but no text loss, otherwise nice

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:43

$33.00
164598

JOHN RINGLING Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Pioneer DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392064946791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1936 * John Ringling death * Circus pioneer The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "RINGLING SERVICE HERE TOMORROW" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of John Ringling, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus fame. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice co... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:41

$37.00
164061

Rare STAUNTON VA Independent City Virginia Post Civil War 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313061112

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: STAUNTON SPECTATOR, Virginia, July 16, 1867 * Uncommon title * Washington County A rare title that contains news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, some creasing, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:41

$30.00
164597

RED JACKET Coal Mine Keen Mountain Grundy Virginia VA EXPLOSION 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392064945717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1938 * Red Jacket Coal Company mine explosion * Keen Mountain - Grundy Virginia VA The front page has one column headings: "9 DEAD, 50 MISSING IN MINE EXPLOSION" "Blast in Pit Near Grundy, Va., Is Terrific--20 Rescue Crews Brave Fumes" (see) First report coverage on the Red Jacket Coal company mine explosion on Keen Mountain near Grundy, Virginia. 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 & institu... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:39

$39.99
164058

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal re. ARREST 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049365581

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1934 * re. Albert Fish captured - arrested * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH DENIES GUILT IN GAFFNEY CRIME" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Shortly before his abduction of Grace Budd, Fish attempted to test his "implements ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:39

$52.00
164057

Best JURRASIC PARK Steven Spielberg Film Movie Opening Day AD1993 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313057808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 11, 1993 * Best "Jurassic Park" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Steven Spielberg science-fiction A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Jurassic Park" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we hav... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:38

$92.00
164054

OPERATION MARKET GARDEN Allied Airborne Paratroopers Raid 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313055772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1944 * Operation Market Garden * Post D-Day Europe aerial invasion * World War II - WWII The front page has a banner headline: "BRITISH NEAR RHINE IN 37-MILE SWEEP NORTH AFTER AIR ARMY JOINS IN CAPTURING EINDHOVEN" with subheads and related photo. (see) More on page 3. Coverage on the great paratrooper raid in the Netherlands. 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 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 th... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:34

$45.00
164053

ELIZABETH BACON CUSTER George Armstrong's Widow WILLS War Relics 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049363589

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1933 * Elizabeth Bacon Custer's will filed * General George Armstrong Custer widow The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "RELICS OF CUSTER WILLED BY WIDOW" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:33

$46.00
164052

KING TUT TUTANKHAMUN Pharaoh TOMB ENTRANCE Howard Carter Found 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049363224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1922 * Discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb (1st report) * Egyptian Pharaoh - Howard Carter A very significant report heads one of the front pages columns: "GEM-STUDDED RELICS IN EGYPTIAN TOMB AMAZE EXPLORERS" with subheads: "Art Treasures Fill 2 Sealed Antechambers, Reached Through Blocked Passages" "Gilt Statues And Beds" "Portraits and Hunting Scenes Painted on Funeral Paraphernalia of Tutankhamen" "One Room Yet Unopened" This is Thought to Contain Mummy of a Monarch Who Ruled 3,270 Years Ago". This was the historic discovery of King Tut's tomb by British archaeologist Howard Carter. The article takes three-quarters of a ftpg. column and concludes on page 2... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:32

$310.00
164051

30th President of United States CALVIN COOLIDGE BURIAL 1st Report 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049362661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1933 * President Calvin Coolidge death - burial The front page has a four column headline: "COOLIDGE BURIED WITH HIS ANCESTORS ON RAIN-DRENCHED VERMONT HILLSIDE; HOOVER AND NATION PAY LAST TRIBUNE" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with related photos. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:31

$42.00
164050

SS NORMANDIE French Ocean Liner Breaks Own Record Blue Riband 1937 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049362281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 9, 1937 * Cunard liner SS Normandie * Breaks own speed record * Blue Riband - Atlantic Ocean The front page has a two column heading: "Normandie Tops Own Atlantic Speed Mark; Makes Eastward Crossing at 31.20 Knots". (see) First report coverage on the SS Normandie breaking it's own speed record for crossing the Atlantic Ocean . Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very wh... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:31

$37.00
164574

Creating DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA George Washington Early Government 1791 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372335192394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, February, 1791 * Creating the District of Columbia * Early United States government * President George Washington The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted on the full title/contents page. A few include: "The Power of Beauty" "Description of Cape Cod & the County of Barnstable" "A Curious & Picturesque Description of the Icebergs, or Glaciers, of the Frozen Ocean" "Picture of Jamaica" "The Absurdities of Genius" "Description of the Grotto at Swatara" near Philadelphia, and much more. Near the back is: "Abstract of the Proceedings of Congress" at Philadelphia, which mentions in part: "...that they have passed a bi... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 09:40

$114.99
164573

Rare WAR OF 1812 Military United States U.S. ARMY Original Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372335183728

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, Dec. 19, 1812 * Printed exclusively to report on the War of 1812 Most of the front page is taken up with a: "Official Report, to Brigadier General Smyth with much war reporting, signed in type: Geo. McFeeley, Lt. Col. Commanding Fort Niagara. The balance of the ftpg. has a: "...Letter from Major Gen. Stephen Van Rensselaer to his Excellency Gov. Thompkins" at Buffalo, carrying over to pg. 2. Inside has; "Brilliant Naval Exploits" concerning Capt. Decatur & the frigate United States capturing the Macedonian, being a report to Congress signed by the President; James Madison; a great letter written on board the U.S.S. United States, at Sea & signed: Stephen Decatur, with ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 09:34

$33.00
164572

GERSHOM MENDES SEIXAS 1st Native Born Jewish Minister DEATH 1816 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392064673343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, July 3, 1816 * Gershom Mendes Seixes death * First native-born Jewish minister Page 3 has a brief note announcing the death of Gershom Mendes Seixas: "DIED" "This morning of a lingering illness, in the 71st year of his age, and 50th of his ministry, the Rev. Geishour Seixas, of the Jewish Congregation of this city." Seixas was the first native-born Jewish minister in the United States and the first American Jewish clergyman to give a sermon in English.

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Ends June 21, 2018 09:24

$34.99
164571

FUGITIVE SLAVE CASE John Anderson Extradition Canada w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392064666135

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Fugitive slave who escaped to Canada “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "Jo... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 09:14

$74.99
164570

Best GERMAN REUNIFICATION Democratic & Federal Republic 1990 Berlin Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372335144705

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BZ newspaper from Berlin, (West) Germany, dated June 23, 1990. See the photo below for the nice front page with headlines translating as: "The Check-point Charlie Bomb of the Soviet Foreign Minister" and the big headline reading: "Berlin Without Allied Protection!" and in smaller type: "Shevardnadzi--We Remain--But the Allied Troops Must Leave the City." You get the complete issue, tabloid size and in nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2018 08:58

$24.99
164569

TEA IMPORTATION TAX Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 British Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372335137044

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 28, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Tea importation Page 2 has: "...a Letter from a Gentleman in Maryland...to his Friend in London" which begins: "You have herewith an invoice of goods, part of them the terms of our association allow to be imported, part not. I have separated them; and unless the revenue acts are repealed, amongst which I include that laying a duty on tea, payable here, I would not have the goods mentioned in the second part sent by any means. If unhappily the scheme of taxing America should be persisted in..." with more (see). Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2018 08:44

$34.99
164568

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters re. American Revolutionary War 1777 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392064645848

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 8, 1777 * General George Washington letters Page 2 begins with: "America - Philadelphia--Extract of a letter from Gen. Washington to Congress Middle Brook, June 20, 1777" which relates encouraging news from his army in encountering the troops of General Howe near, Brunswick, New Jersey, and ending: "...the people were flying to arms in every quarter to oppose him." This is followed by another "...letter from Gen. Washington to Congress...Middle Brook, June 22..." which begins: "I have the honour & pleasure to inform you that the enemy evacuated Brunswick this morning & retired to Amboy, burning many houses as they went along...I therefore detached ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 08:40

$67.00
164567

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON Mortally Wounded ? Revolutionary War 1777 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372335133272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 9, 1777 * General George Washington Page 2 has: "Towards the end of May, General Washington having detached General Putnam with 5000 men to attack the town of Brunswick in which were 3000 British under the command of General Lord Cornwallis, General Putnam met with the most unexpected success in that enterprize having taken the town; the garrison of which, after a vigorous resistance & considerable loss, were made prisoners by the Americans who, on their side, had 1700 killed in the action...adds that as soon as General Washington was informed...he assembled his forces & attacked General Howe at Amboy on the 120th of June who was entirely defeated a... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 08:35

$67.00
164566

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital w/ Braxton Bragg Report Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372335130468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 30, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The enemy's Account of The Attack on Port Hudson" "Latest News From the North" "Fatal Accident from Fire Arms" "Latest From the North" "Morgan's Late Fight" "Another 'Raid' In Tennessee--Capture of 800 Prisoners" which is a report signed in type by: Braxton Bragg (see). The back page has an interesting editorial, plus reports from: "The Confederate Congress" and an item on: "The Confederate Tax Bill" and the "Virginia Legislature". Complete as a single sheet newspaper, some light damp staining, generally nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2018 08:28

$79.99
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