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166104

CHICAGO GANGLAND CRISIS Gangsters & Politicians in Crime Alliance 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408665799

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, August 5, 1928 * Gangsters - gangland - underworld * Chicago crime & politics alliance The front page of this section 8 only has a nice banner headline: "CRIME-RIDDEN CHICAGO FIGHTS THE GANG; Vigilantes in the Role of a Crime Commission Are Making a Determined Effort to Break Up the Alliance Between Politics and the Criminal Element Whose Trade Is Murder, Corruption and Intimidation" with smaller subheads and 2 related illustrations. Coverage on the recent unrest in Chicago's gangland crisis about 7 months prior to the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Eighteen pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:16

$40.00
166103

Best GETTYSBURG Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1993 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408665325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 8, 1993 * Best "Gettysburg" movie advertisement * Grand Opening Day premiere & review * Epic American Civil War film * Demolition Man A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Gettysburg" and perhaps no better newspaper 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 ... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:16

$72.00
166101

BORIS SCHATZ Lithuanian Jewish Artist & Sculptor Palestine DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408664143

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1932 * Boris Schatz death (1st report) * Lithuanian Jewish artist & sculptor * Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design * "Father of Israeli art" Page 21 has a one column heading: "PROF. BORIS SCHATZ, NOTED ARTIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Boris Schatz, a Lithuanian Jewosh artist and sculptor who settled in Palestine. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotto... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:14

$58.00
166100

DOROTHY HALE American Socialite & Actress SUICIDE Jump Death 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392106706661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 22, 1938 * Dorothy Hale suicide death * American socialite & actress * New York City building jump The top of the back page has a one column heading: "DOROTHY HALE DIES IN 16-STORY PLUNGE" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on American socialite and actress, Dorothy Hale, committing suicide by jumping from a NYC building. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rat... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:14

$46.00
166099

Great HAWAII STATEHOOD Joins The Union Admission 1959 Old Honolulu HI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392106705276

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, March 12, 1959 * Hawaii statehood * Joins the Union * Great title to have in See the photo for this very dramatic & displayable front page. Nearly the top half of the front page is taken up with: "Congress Says YES ! " in huge letters dropped out of a large red box, above which is printed: "2nd Statehood Extra". The banner headline beneath the box is: "Hawaii To Become 50th State" with other related subheads. One of the front page photos shows Hawaii politicians celebrating in Washington, D.C. The complete first section with pages numbered A1 thru A10, minor archival mend on page 2, nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:11

$59.00
166097

CHIEF BENDER Baseball Pitcher Chippewas Indians Native Americans 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408653611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, Sept. 20, 1920 * Chief Bender - MLB baseball pitcher * Chippewas Indians - Native Americans The sport's section (page 9) has a one column heading: "Bender Is Real Chippewa Indian" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, good condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:08

$34.00
166096

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Win NFL Football Championship Philly Blizzard 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392106703505

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 20, 1948 * Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Cardinals * NFL football championship title game * "Philly Blizzard" at Shibe Park * 1st ever televised NFL title game The sport's section (page 24) has a banner headline: "Eagles Battle, Browns Coast to Pro Grid Crowns" with subheads, 2 related photos and stats. (see) First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Cardinals. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:08

$57.00
166095

ST. MARTIN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH Harlem New York City FIRE Disaster 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392106703375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 20, 1939 * St. Martin's Episcopal Church fire disaster * Harlem - Manhattan - New York City The top of page 21 has a three column photo with heading: "Battling Five-Alarm Fire In Old Harlem Church" Also a two column heading: "Five-Alarm Fire Destroys Harlem Church; 27 Companies Battle Spectacular Blaze" (see) First report coverage probably only found in a NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:07

$37.00
166094

Best ROY HALLADAY'S Postseason No-Hitter Philadelphia Phillies 2010 Newwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392106703245

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, October 7, 2010 * Roy Halladay's no-hitter * Postseason debut * Best title to be had The front page has a headline: "Unhittable" with subhead: "Halladay silences Reds to make history in his playoff debut" and photo. (see) The front page of the sport's section has a headline: "Docs of Ages" with subheads and 2 related photos. Much more on the following pages. Great to have in this famous Philadelphia title. Complete 1st and sport's section totaling 36 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:07

$40.00
166093

SAYAJIRAO GAEKWAD III Maharaja of Baroda State India DEATH 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408648443

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1939 * Sayajirao Gaekwad III death * Maharaja of Baroda State - India The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BARODA GAEKWAR, INDIAN RULER, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III, leader of Baroda State in India. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:06

$38.00
166092

Great POPE PIUS XI Catholic Vatican City Rome Italy Death PHOTO 1939 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408646796

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, February 12, 1939 * Pope Pius XI death photo * Vatican City, Rome, Italy The front page of this photo section has a great portrait photograph of Pope Pius XI with brief text. (see) Terrific for display. Other topics throughout. Complete with 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:06

$33.00
166090

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392106698536

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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:... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2018 14:56

$24.00
166061

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC HURRICANE Santo Domingo Zenon Storm Disaster 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104818645

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., September 6, 1930 * Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic * Hurricane San Zenon (1st report) The top of the front page has a four column headline: "HURRICANE DEATH TOLL MOUNTING TOWARD 2000" with subhead and related photo/map. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: The 1930 Dominican Republic Hurricane, also known as Hurricane San Zenon is the fifth deadliest Atlantic hurricane on record. The second of two known tropical cyclones in the 1930 Atlantic hurricane season, the hurricane was first observed on August 25 near the Cape Verde islands. The hurr... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2018 15:29

$37.00
166060

DEAN O'BANION Chicago Gangster Mobster Bootlegger ASSASSINATION 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372405417916

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1924 * re. Dion O'Banion assassination * Chicago mobster - bootlegger - racketeer * North Side Gang leader Page 2 has a small one column heading: "Church Rites Denied For Chicago Gunman" with subhead. (see) This is early for Chicago mob news prior to Al Capone becoming a nationally known figure. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends September 16, 2018 15:28

$40.00
166058

HOWARD HUGHES Transcontinental Airplane Speed Flight Record 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104818180

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 15, 1936 * Aviator Howard Hughes * Transcontinental airplane speed flight record * Goodwin, Arkansas airplane crash disaster The top of page 21 has a two column heading: "10-Hour Travel From Coast Seen By Hughes After Record Flight" with subhead and photo. (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 editio... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2018 15:28

$52.00
166057

PITTSBURGH STEELERS & Philadelphia Eagles NFL Football Franchises 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104818052

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, July 9, 1933 * Pittsburgh Steelers * Philadelphia Eagles * Joins NFL football Near the bottom of page 6 of this section has a small one column heading: "10 Clubs In Pro Football" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles being awarded franchises by the National Football League at its annual owners' meeting in Chicago. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends September 16, 2018 15:27

$46.00
166041

Rare DENVER Mile-High City COLORADO Old West 1886 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372404326157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLORADO GRAPHIC, Denver, Nov. 6, 1886 * Rare Old West title True to its name, this issue has various illustrations on 7 of its 8 pages, all with different themes and of people and places. Included are prints of: "A Curious Old Town" being New Orleans; a print of: "Mrs. Lucy Parsons" and an article on her headed: "The Woman Anarchist" with the text taking nearly 1 1/2 columns. Lucy Parsons was an American labor organizer, radical socialist and anarchist communist. She is remembered as a powerful orator. Also many other prints. Eight pages, some margin tears, irregular at the spine from disbinding, a bit fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:48

$76.00
166040

JIM THORPE Olympics Trophies Lost - ADMITS Pro Baseball Athlete 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372404325888

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Jan. 28, 1913 * Jim Thorpe has to return his Olympic trophies * Indian athlete from Carlisle, Pennsylvania The sports page has an article: "Thorpe A Professional" (inking problem causes loss of some letters: see) "Hero of Olympics Musty Return Trophies He Won at Stockholm" with the articles noting the details (see). Eight pages, some chipping at margins, nice condition although somewhat fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:47

$38.00
166039

MODOCS Indians Lava Beds War w/ Captain Jack Surrenders 1873 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104100875

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 25, 1873 * Modoc War - Indians - Lava Beds * Captain Jack surrenders Page 3 has a one-third column article: "Captain Jack's Surrender" with the text being a letter details the surrender of the leader of the Modoc Indians in the Modoc Indian War (see). Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:47

$38.00
166038

CHARLESTON SC FALLS Columbia Capture Civil War Nearing the End 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372404325287

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 20, 1865 * Fall of Charleston, South Carolina * William T. Sherman captures Columbia Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SOUTH CAROLINA" "Capture of Columbia by Gen.Sherman" "Conceded Capitulation of Charleston" "Bloodless Victory" "The City Captured Without a Fight" and much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:46

$36.00
166037

FINAL NORTHERN INVASION by Confederates vs. the YANKEES 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372404324724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, July 16, 1864 * 3rd and final Northern invasion Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE LATE INVASION" "Retreat of the Rebels into Virginia Confirmed" "The Strength of the Enemy" "Personal Appearance of Breckinridge". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:46

$28.00
166036

Very Early & Rare BABE RUTH as a Boston Red Sox Baseball Pitcher 1916 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104100176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, Oct. 9, 1916 * Very early Babe Ruth * Boston Red Sox pitcher Page 6 has a banner headline: "BABE RUTH Will Be the Red Sox Reliance Today In Second Game of Series Against JACK COOMBS" "with various column heads on the World Series. Also a photo of "Ebbets Field Diamond and Manager Robinson". Great to find such an early baseball report with Babe Ruth in a banner headline, and from when he was a pitcher with the Red Sox. Ten pages, some chipping at margins, partially loose at the spine, good condition.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:45

$98.00
166035

VERY 1ST PARACHUTE JUMP Parachutist M. Charles Guille Balloon 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104099791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 7, 1819 * America's first parachutist * 1st parachute jump in U.S. * M. Charles Guille Beginning n the ftpg. is a report of the first manned parachute (made from a balloon) headed: "Mr. Guilles Ascension". It includes in part: "The scene was interesting beyond all expectation. At an early hour in the afternoon every carriage requisition for the Gardens, and Broadway, the Bowery and all roads leading to that place were crowded...". The article carries over to page 2 where is: "...At 18 minutes past six, Mr. Guille advanced to...the circle, and after making some... examination ...of the cords, which connected the Parachute with the Balloon, he took ... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:44

$54.00
166034

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom SON'S DEATH 1820 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104099003

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 29, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death of his 4th son - best title to have The front page is black-bordered for the death of the 4th son of King George III. The ftpg. begins with: "Orders for the Court's going into mourning on the Sunday next...for His late Royal Highness the Duke of Kent & Strathern, fourth son of His Majesty...The Ladies to wear black bombazines...The gentlemen to wear black cloth..." with more detail. The balance of the ftpg. is more on proper mourning attire. Ironically, King George III would die just two days later. Great to have this content in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete in 22 p... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:44

$58.00
166033

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN at Greneda MS w/ ANTIETAM Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104098669

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Oct. 2, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run * Battle of Antietam If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some time. T... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:44

$360.00
166031

NAPOLEONIC WARS France French Empire vs. United Kingdom BEGINS 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104098297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 4, 1803 * Napoleonic Wars begins * England vs. France The top of page 3 has a "news flash" headed: "WAR DECLARED" noting: "An express from New York arrived...the following is an extract from a letter received..." which states: "I beg leave to acquaint you, that WAR was declared between France and England on the 25th of March...". This was the beginning of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe. Four pages, an archival mend in this notice and more behind it on page 4 causing no loss of readability. Otherwise nice.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:43

$39.00
166030

Great 18th Century UNITED STATES U.S. America w/ Florida MAP 1763 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372404320348

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June 1763 * 1763 map of the United States * Slave insurrection in the West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map which shows the greater portion of colonial America in 1763, showing from the Great Lakes to most of Florida, to New Mexico, to the upper portions of "Louisiana" (see). The accompanying article, which takes over 3 pages, is titled: "Some Account of Louisiana, or the Western Ports of Virginia and Carolina, & of the Countries that lie on both sides the Mississippi, where a Colony from the Plantations is actually now Forming." The article is very descriptive (photos show portions) noting that this large expanse... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:42

$620.00
166029

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Jay Treaty of Amity Commerce LETTERS 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104097889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Sept. 3, 1795 * President George Washington letters * re. Jay Treaty of Amity - commerce Page 2 contains two letters signed in type by: Geo. Washington, one each to the Boston Chamber of Commerce and the New York Chamber of Commerce, relating to concerns for the Jay Treaty of Amity with England. Page 3 has: "The Peace With the Indians" sand "Voyage of Discovery - New Holland" (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:42

$84.00
166011

MILKY WAY Radio Waves Discovered by Physicist KARL GUTHE JANSKY 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103406271

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1933 * Karl Guthe Jansky * Physicist & radio engineer * Father of radio astronomy * Milky Way radio waves The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NEW RADIO WAVES TRACED TO CENTRE OF THE MILKY WAY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the discovery of radio waves emanating from the Milky Way by Karl Guthe Jansky. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning at the margins, some spine wear, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: His discovery was widely publicized, appearing in the New York Times of May 5, 1933.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:34

$44.00
166010

SIEGE OF MADRID Nationalists Assault BEGINNING Spanish Civil War 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103406169

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1936 * Siege of Madrid Spain beginning * Nationalists assault * Spanish Civil War The top of the front page has a three column headline: "REBELS SHIFT THEIR ATTACK, THREATEN MADRID IN NORTH; TRY TO CUT VALENCIA ROAD" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the beginning of the Siege of Madrid. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:34

$45.00
166009

WINSTON CHURCHILL The Second World War Vol. 1 The Gathering Storm 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403394220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1948 * Sir Winston Churchill * The Second War War * Volume 1 - The Gathering Storm * Installment 3 - The Locust Years The front page has a two column heading: "By Winston Churchill: The Second World War" and more with photo of Churchill. (see) Page 25 has another heading with four related photos and continued text of: "Volume 1--The Gathering Storm" This publication published his World War II collection before it went into book form making this an early example of his famous work. 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 &... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:34

$42.00
166008

United States 33rd President HARRY S. TRUMAN Death 1972 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103405849

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE KNICKERBOCKER NEWS, Albany, December 26, 1972 * President Harry S. Truman The front page has a banner headline: "Harry Truman Dies at 88" with caption and photo. (see) Complete 1st section only with 16 pages, good condition.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:33

$30.00
166007

COLLINS BLOCK FIRE Syracuse NY New York FIREFIGHTERS Firemen Dead 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103405586

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1939 * Collins block fire of 1939 * Syracuse, New York * Firefighters killed - firemen The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "EIGHT FIREMEN DIE IN SYRACUSE BLAZE" with subheads and photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:33

$38.00
166006

BABE RUTH New York Yankees vs. Walter Johnson Charity Game Stunt 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403393466

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1942 * Famous Babe Ruth vs. Walter Johnson charity stunt * Ruth hits home run The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "69,136 See Yanks Split Twin Bill; Gate for Service Funds Exceeds $80,000" with subheads that include: "Ruth, Johnson Turn Back Clock; Fans See What Made Them Click" and more with 2 nice related photos (see photos). First report coverage on the Babe Ruth vs. Walter Johnson charity pregame attraction for the Army and Navy fund during World War II. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:32

$55.00
166005

Great Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR 1st Election Portrait PHOTOS 1932 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103405081

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, November 13, 1932. * Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1st presidential election * Great portrait photograph for display & more The front page of this photo section has a great portrait photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt with heading: "Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt Of New York, President-Elect Of The United States. (see) Terrific for display. Page 3 has a full page pictorial regarding his recent election victory. Other topics throughout including a page 2 photo of the launching of the SS Normandie. Complete rotogravure section only with all 10 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:32

$39.00
166004

HIRAM PERCY MAXIM Firearms Silencer Inventor DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403392900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., February 18, 1936 * Hiram Percy Maxim death (1st report) * Famous inventor of the gun silencer Page 4 has a small and discrete article with one column heading: "Inventor Dies of Throat Infection" (see) First report coverage on the death of famous inventor Hiram Percy Maxim. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:32

$37.00
166002

POW-WOW Doctors Pensylvania Dutch HEX Folk Magic Religion 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103404602

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1928 * Pow-wow (folk magic) - Powwowing - Hex * Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania Dutch witchcraft Page 19 has a one column heading: "'POWWOW' DOCTORS USE FAITH AND PRAYER" with subhead. (see) Rare to find reports concerning this folk religion. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:31

$38.00
166000

SATURN I ONE 1st Heavy-Lift Space NASA ROCKET Launch 1961 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103404117

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1961 * Saturn I rocket launching * 1st heavy lift space launcher The front page has a three column heading: "Powerful Saturn Rocket Is Fired" with subhead: "Eight-Engine Device Flies 215 Miles in First Launching" and photo. (see) Coverage continues inside. Lengthy text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikpedia notes: President John F. Kennedy identified the Saturn I, and the SA-5 launch in particular, as being the point where US lift capability would surpass the Soviets, after b... See More  

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165999

JACKSON BARNETT "The World's Richest Indian" Oklahoma Oil DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103403611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1934 * Jackson Barnett death (1st report) * "The World's Richest Indian" * Oklahoma oil wells owner * Muscogee Creek Native American The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "BARNETT 'CROESUS' OF INDIANS, DIES, 92" with subheads and photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, library stamp within masthead, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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$40.00
165998

CHARLES MANSON FAMILY Sharon Tate - Labianca Hollywood MURDERS 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103403409

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., Aug. 12, 1969 * The infamous Manson family murders The bottom of the front page has an article headed: "Police Free Suspect In Bizarre Slaying" (see) Coverage on the Tate & LaBianca murders in BelAir. This event would soon become infamous as the Charles Manson murders and a focal point of the 1960's, but at this time the murderers were not known. Complete in 20 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice.

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165996

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Rowing Crew Wins National Championship 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403388621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 9, 1933 * University of Washington Huskies crew * Wins national championship in rowing * First 2000 meter title race The sport's section (page 15) has a one column heading: "Huskie Crew Defeats Yale" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the University of Washington Huskies crew winning the national championship in the very first 2000 meter race for the title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 50+ pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good

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$45.00
165995

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Execution of Cook & Coppic HANGING1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403388266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 17, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Execution of Cook & Coppic The first column heads include: "The Executions At Charlestown" "Bold But Unsuccessful Attempt of Cook & Coppic to Escape" "Impressive Religious Services in the Prisoners' Cells" "Immense Concourse of Spectators to Witness the Executions" "Firm Demeanor of the Culprits on the Scaffold" "The Hanging of Green, Copeland, Cook and Coppic". Subheads include: "Details of the Execution of the Culprits" "The Executions" "Request to Gov. Wise to Get the Bodies of the Colored Men". Eight pages, toning throughout, irregular at the spine margin touching a few w... See More  

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$63.00
165994

Early GOLD MINING Fields Miners Australia Scene Print 1853 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103397085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Jan. 8, 1853 * Early gold mining print Half the ftpg: "View Of The Old Dutch Church at Sleepy Hollow, N.Y." Half page: "Off To The Diggins--Scene Illustrating The Gold Fields Of Australia" Nearly a halfpg: "View Of The City Of Providence" plus slightly smaller illus. of the Arcade, Railroad Depot, & Market Square, all in Providence. Sixteen pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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$38.00
165993

100th ANNIVERSARY Battle of Bunker Hill Charlestown CELEBRATION 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103396529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, June 18, 1875 * Battle of Bunker Hill * Charlestown, Massachusetts * 100th anniversary celebration The front page has nice coverage of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill: "BUNKER HILL" "Centennial Celebration--Gorgeous Decorations--An Immense Procession--Unbounded Enthusiasm--350,000 Visitors in the City of Boston" with the text taking nearly a full column. Four pages, large folio size, clean cut at the spine with ample margin. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$28.00
165992

AMNESTY PROCLAMATION Pardons to Civil War Confederates Soldiers 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103396387

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Sept. 9, 1867 Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "The Amnesty Proclamation" "More Executive Clemency" "The Excepted Classes" which includes the full text of the document, signed in type by the President: Andrew Johnson. Pg. 2 has some editorial comment on the Proclamation as well. As a bit of history a website notes: On May 29, 1865, following the end of the Civil War, President Johnson issued an amnesty proclamation. Under this proclamation former Confederates who had not already taken advantage of President Lincoln’s 1863 amnesty proclamation could receive amnesty upon their taking an oath to defend the Constitution and the Union and to o... See More  

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$38.00
165991

ROBERT E. LEE as Washington and Lee University Virginia President 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403379876

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NASHVILLE WEEKLY PRESS & TIMES, Tennessee, Oct. 8, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee as president * Washington and Lee University * Lexington, Virginia A pg. 3 column has a stack of headlines including; "R. E. Lee a College President" with the text noting: "General Robert E. Lee was installed President of Washington College at Lexington, Va., on last Monday. The ceremonies were of a very unostentatious character in compliance with General Lee's request...". Four pages, large folio size, some light water staining. The folder size is for the issue folded in half.

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$33.00
165990

MEDGAR EVERS African American Civil Rights Leader ASSASSINATION 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403379499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, June 12, 1963 * Medgar Evers assassination (1st report) * Breaking racial barriers at the University of Alabama The front page has a one column heading: "Negro Leader Killed" which reports the assassination of African-American civil rights activist Medgar Evers. The report begins: "Medgar W. Evers, one of the South's prominent Negro leaders, was mortally wounded in the driveway of his home early today...". Also on the front page is the report of Miss Vivian Malone and Jimmy Hood, the first African-Americans at the University of Alabama, being escorted to class: " 'Bama Students Escort 2 Negroes To Classes", they being Vivian Malone and Jimmy Hood. The top... See More  

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$75.00
165989

Rare GERMAN OCCUPATION Language Ukraine Russia World War II 1842 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403379094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DEUTSCHE ZEITUNG In Den Niederlanden, Amsterdam, March 2, 1942 * Rare German occupation title * World War II - WWII Title translates to "German Newspaper In The Netherlands", published during the German occupation of the country. The ftpg. has a photo of German officers observing the troops, and another of 6 German officers. Complete in 6 pages, folio size, nice condition.

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$38.00
165988

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Bahamas Land 1720 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103395242

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, July 5, 1720 * Rare title Page 2 has a report beginning: "Several persons concern'd in the effectual settling and improving at the Bahama Islands under the Rt. Hon. Wm. Lord Craven's title, do hereby...give notice to all carpenters, smiths, sawyers, brickmakers, bricklayers, masons, and other artificers..." which relates to tradesman settling in the Bahamas. Single sheet newspaper with a handsome masthead featuring two very ornate engravings (see). Measures 8 1/2 by 14 inches.

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$59.00
165987

Best LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Last CONTRACT Signing 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103395022

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, March 13, 1938 * Lou Gehrig signs contract (last year) * New York Yankees baseball The front page of this section has a one column heading: "$39,000 CONTRACT SIGNED BY GEHRIG; YANKS TOP CARDS" with subheads and photo headed: "Yankee Slugger Again in Fold" (see) Gehrig would have to give up baseball the following year due to health failure. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:10

$45.00
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