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182861

Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373108235158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, July 15, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World * Success celebrated in NYC The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HUGHES AND HIS CREW CHEERED BY THOUSANDS IN NEW YORK PARADE" with subheads and related photo. (see) More on page 2. Complete with 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the blank spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 08, 2020 11:08

$55.00
182822

FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL Pacific RAILROAD Creation William B. Ogden 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865536185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1869 * First Transcontinental (Pacific) Railroad Page 5 has a nice article providing a history of the creation of the Pacific Railroad, which just 11 days previous was formally completed. "The Pacific Railroad" "Lecture by W. B. Ogden, One of the Promoters--History of the Road From Its Inception--The Scenery and Soil Along the Route". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:32

$28.00
182812

Historic YURI GAGARIN Vostok 1 Cosmonaut 1st Human SPACE FLIGHT 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107401625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, April 12, 1961 * Yuri Gagarin - Vostok 1 - Soviet cosmonaut * 1st human into outer space (1st report) The front page accounts the Soviets taking the lead in the space race with the headline: "RUSS ORBIT, LAND FIRST SPACEMAN" with subhead on Yuri Gagarin's historic flight. Also ftpg. content concerning the trial of Adolf Eichmann for crimes against the Jewish people & against humanity. Present are just the outer leaves of the front section only with pages 1, 2, 13 & 14. Good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:23

$52.00
182681

FIRST 1ST Allied Boming of BERLIN Germany Raid World War II 1940 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102242589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, 5th WAR EXTRA, June 8, 1940 * 1st allied bombing of Berlin, Germany * French bomber raids German capital * World War II - WWII original The front page has a nice banner headline above the masthead: "ALLIES BOMB BERLIN" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Another WWII related banner headline also. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the central fold and margins, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: "The Jules Verne, a variant of the Farman F. 220 of the French Naval Aviation, was the first Allied bomber to raid Berlin: on the night of 7 June 1940 it dropped eight bombs of 250 kg and 80 of 10 kg weight on the German capital.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:42

$44.00
182597

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100834512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 contains one of the better reports we have seen of the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery by Jesse James and his gang. While most reports are little more than a paragraph or two, this report takes two-thirds of a column and includes several accounts and much detail--photos below show the full text. The article is headed: "ROAD AGENTS ON A TRAIN" "They Kill Two Persons And Get Considerable Plunder" "Outlaws Who Surpass All Others In Boldness--After Deliberately committing Murder, They Rob a Safe In an Express Car". The article includes near its beginning: "...an incoming Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific t... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:52

$147.00
182590

MISSING IN ALASKA Hale Boggs & Nick Begich Airplane DISAPPEARANCE 1972 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100826925

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 18, 1972 * "Missing in Alaska" airplane disappearance * Hale Boggs & Nick Begich goes missing The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Hale Bogg's Plane Hunted Along South Alaska Coast" with subhead and photo of Boggs. Coverage continues on page 30 with another photo. (see) Complete with 80 pages, light crease on the front page, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:44

$78.00
182466

VANDERBILT CUP Automobile Car Race Racing Ralph Mulford WINS 1911 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373095233825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 27, 1911 * Vanderbilt Cup - automobile racing * First major car race trophy in America * American racecar driver Ralph Mulford The front page has a great banner headline: "MULFORD WINS CLASSIC VANDERBILT RACE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 16 pages, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:54

$57.00
182460

EARLE OVINGTON 1st Transcontinental AIRMAIL Airplane Flight ? 1911 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373095232218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, October 3, 1911 * Pilot Earle Lewis Ovington planning ? * 1st transcontinental airmail airplane flight The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Plans to Transport Mail Across The Continent in An Aeroplane" with subheads and related pictorial. I'm not sure if this ever ended up happening though. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with all 12 pages, very irregular along the spine but no text loss, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:52

$44.00
182457

CALBRAITH PERRY RODGERS 1st Transcontinental Airplane Flight Ends 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392853030061

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 6, 1911 *Aviator Calbraith Perry Rodgers * 1st Transcontinental airplane flight ends The front page has a nice banner headline: "ALEXANDER RUNS SECOND TO HARRIMAN" with subhead. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 16 pages, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Calbraith Perry Rodgers (January 12, 1879 – April 3, 1912) was an American aviation pioneer. He made the first transcontinental airplane flight across the U.S. from September 17, 1911, to November 5, 1911, with dozens of s... See More  

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:50

$52.00
182453

LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN (Posthumous) w/ Famous Print & Charleston 1865 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392853022426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1865 * Life of Abraham Lincoln (posthumous) Articles within this issue are "Prison-Life" which is from Charleston, South Carolina and contains several illustrations; "Washoe Revisited"; "Heroic Deeds of Heroic Men - VIII - A Railroad Adventure"; "Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln" which features an illustration of "Abraham Lincoln at Home" [which is the same illustration found on the front cover of Harper's Weekly of May 6, 1865 -- him with his son, Tad]; and other articles and stories. Under the "Monthly Record of Current Events" is the news of the surrender of Johnston's army and the charging of the persons for the assassination of President Lincoln. This is co... See More  

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:36

$80.00
182406

Great SPINDLETOP Gusher Beaumont TX Texas Oil Discovery 1901 Houston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851908304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOUSTON DAILY POST, Texas, January 11, 1901 If ever there was a single newspaper which heralded the birth of the oil industry in America, this is it. Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coinciding with the need for this new product. If you or your family have ties to the early oil industry, this one-of-a-kind collectible heralding the onset of this national/world impacting find cannot be overstated. The discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas, was the beginning of the oil industry in Texas. When the well struck on... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:24

$18,500.00
182327

Great LZ 129 HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin EXPLOSION Disaster Crash 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092714557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER--EXTRA, May 7, 1937 * Hindenburg airship disaster * Lakehurst NJ New Jersey One of the very best, dramatic banner headlines we have offered on this historic catastrophe: "DIRIGIBLE HINDENBURG EXPLODES, 90 KILLED". A large front page photo shows the Hindenburg over the New York skyline, headed: "Giant Airliner That Fell in Flames", with the subhead noting: Airship Falls At Lakehurst". This is one of the more displayable issues on the Hindenburg we have offered. Page 3 is mostly taken up with 4 large photos on the tragedy with banner headlines: "Death Rides Out Of Sky!" and "Sky Ship on Which Hundred Died" with other headlines as well. This is the complete first section (of 2) with 20 pages, a... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:47

$485.00
182866

Serial Killer TED BUNDY Florida State Sorority ATTACK Murders 1978 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373109236036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 16, 1978 * Ted Bundy - American serial killer * Women - young girls rapist - murderer * Florida State University sorority house attack The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "2 Florida Coeds Strangled in Bed, 3 Others Beaten" with related photo. (see) Of course it was not known at the time of this report that the killer was Ted Bundy. I suspect this issue to be very rare as there was no reason to save it. Complete 1st section only with 22 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In the early hours of January 15, 1978—one week after his arrival in Tallahassee—Bundy entered FSU's Chi Omega sorority house through a rear door with a faulty locking mechanism. Beginning at about 2... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2020 07:18

$79.99
182864

2003 SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA Disintegration in Re-Entry NASA Disaster Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373108411000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TUCSON CITIZEN, Arizona, EXTRA, Feb. 1, 2003 * Space Shuttle Columbia disaster * Early 1st report - nice for display The front page announces one of the more tragic events in U.S. space history with: "SHUTTLE BREAKS UP; Seven aboard Columbia dead" with subhead and photo. Nice for display. Complete 1st section with pages 1-10, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 14:55

$34.99
182094

R100 R-100 British Rigid AIRSHIP 1st Transatlantic Ocean Flight 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839418132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 30, 1930 * R100 - R-100 British rigid airship * Maiden transatlantic flight (during) The front page has a nice banner headline: "DIRIGIBLE OVER MID-OCEAN" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos on the back page. Complete 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 spine.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:17

$44.00
182091

40 WALL STREET U.S. Army Air Force Airplane CRASH w/ Photos 1946 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084262244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1946 * 40 Wall Street, New York City skyscraper * United States Army Air Force * C-45 Beechcraft airplane crash The top of the front page has a three column headline: "PLANE HITS WALL ST. TOWER; 5 IN ARMY CRAFT ARE KILLED; BIG HOLE TORN IN 58TH FLOOR" with subheads that include: "PILOT LOST IN FOG" "Flaming Debris Falls" and more with photo of the famous New York City building. Article continues inside with 2 more related photos. (see) First report coverage on the airplane crash disaster at 40 Wall Street building in New York City.Nice to have from the city where it took place. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condit... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:15

$80.00
182076

JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination & Chester A. Arthur Oath PRINTS 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839409059

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 8, 1881 * James A. Garfield assassination * Chester A. Arthur takes oath * Prints - illustrations Full front page: "The Death of President Garfield--Judge Brady Administering The Presidential Oath To Vice-President Arthur." Inside page has 3 illustrations about Garfield's death: "Embalming The Body Of The Deceased" & one of the funeral train near Princeton, N.J., & a report: "Death Of President Garfield", and a full page of: "Post Mortem Examination of the Remains by the Attending Surgeons...". The dramatic doublepage centerfold is of Garfield's body at the Capitol rotunda, being viewed by Arthur & others. It has no binding holes. Front page is black-bordered & has "The Nation... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:05

$71.00
182061

R34 Rigid AIRSHIP 1st to Cross Atlantic Ocean East to West 1919 Newspaper BLIMP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084197800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., July 6, 1919 * R-34 airship on the way * 1st ever crossing of the Atlantic East to West in flight * Aviation - flight - dirigible - zeppelin * 1st aerial stowaway - William Ballantyne The front page has a banner headline announcing: "BRITISH DIRIGIBLE R-34 IS REPORTED IN DISTRESS--BIG CRAFT IS RUNNING SHORT OF FUEL--U.S. DESTROYERS RUSHED TO AID" with subheads and related photo. (see) Twelves pages, loose along the spine with a few small tape mends, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:55

$39.00
182058

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Train Robber False Death Report Nov. 4, 1879 Miss. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839349225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 4, 1879 * Jesse James killed ? * Outlaw - train robber The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a very interesting, although erroneous, report of the death of Jesse James with heads: "A CORPSE AT LAST" "The Bandit King Slain In His Saddle" "Jesse James Killed By a former Friend" "The Assassin Escapes After a Running Fight" "Southwest Missouri the Scene of the Tragedy". Near the beginning is: "This section was thrown into a high state of excitement yesterday afternoon over the report that Jesse James, one of the notorious outlaws, had been shot & killed by a former comrade, named Geo. Shephard..." with much more, carrying over to page 2. But this was all untrue. Jesse James would b... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:52

$76.00
182846

MOTHER CABRINI Canonized & Howard Hughes Test Airplane CRASH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373108142317

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 8, 1946 * Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini * Canonized by Roman Catholic Church * Howard Hughes airplane crash * XF-11 Surveillance aircraft The front page has a two column heading announcing: "Mother Cabrini Canonized; Pope in Homily Urges Peace" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Mother Cabrini becoming the 1st American citizen to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. Lengthy coverage continues inside with two related photos. Also on the front page is a two column heading near the bottom: "Howard Hughes Gravely Injured In Crash on Test of New Plane" (see) Coverage continues on the back page with s few related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 08:32

$39.99
182843

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392866234185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike (eve?) Near the top of the front page is a report of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad: "Central Pacific Railroad" "The Last Rail to be Laid To-Morrow--A Spike of Solid Gold to Finish the Work--Celebrations in Sacramento, Chicago, and other Cities" with some details. Actually the ceremonial last spike would be delayed by 3 days. Also on the ftpg: "The Rejected Colored Nominee--Return of the Southern Excurionists--Ex-President Johnson in Tennessee--Southern Feelings--Equal Rights in Washington". The article begins: "Senator Sumner induced the Postmaster General to recommend for the Postmastership at ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 08:17

$34.99
182015

EMILIO CARRANZA Mexico Mexican Aviator Airplane Crash KILLED 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084130223

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1928 * Emilio Carranza killed * Mexican aviator - airplane * "Lindbergh of Mexico" The top of the front page has a two column headline: "CARRANZA KILLED IN CRASH AS HE FLIES INTO STORM IN JERSEY ON MEXICAN HOP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with two related photos and a map. Loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition, a few small binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:34

$48.00
181994

Historic NC-4 Curtiss Airplane Flying Boat TRANSATLANTIC Flight 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839180260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, May 17, 1919 * NC-4 flying boat (historic aviation feat) * Transatlantic flight (1st aircraft to achieve this) The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICAN NAVAL SEAPLANE NC-4 UNDER LIEUT. COMMANDER READ, ATTAINS FIRST OBJECTIVE IN TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHT. LANDS SAFELY TODAY ON THE ISLAND OF FAYAL, AZORES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. This event was very significant at the time, but was overshadowed just a few weeks later when Alcock & Brown made the first non-stop trans-Atlantic flight, and then of course the first non-stop solo flight by Lindbergh 8 years later. Complete with 14 pages, light toning, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:19

$62.00
181988

THE DALTON GANG Adair Oklahoma Indian Terr. LAST TRAIN ROBBERY 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839175484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 15, 1892 * The Dalton Gang * Adair, Oklahoma * Last train robbery The back page has a nice article headed: "DARING EXPRESS ROBBERY" "Train Held Up at Adair, I.T., and $50,000 Taken" "The Highwaymen Have a Hard Fight for Their Booty" with the dateline from Parsons, Kansas. The photos show the entire report, which contains some nice detail, somewhat more than is commonly found. On July 14 the Dalton Gang made its last train robbery at Adair, Indian Territory. They made such quick & quiet work that the deputies--where were on the train--didn't realize it was being robbed until the job was nearly completed. The robbery was followed by a fierce but brief gun battle with the bandits, during w... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:14

$105.00
181987

Outlaw EMMETT DALTON Train Robber Brothers Gang Fame DEATH Photo 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084123418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 14, 1937 * Former outlaw Emmett Dalton death w/ photo (1st report) The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "Emmett Dalton Dies; Last Of Notorious Gang, Shot 23 Times" The back page has a photo of Dalton with heading: "Last Of Notorious Daltons Is Dead" 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 28 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 & i... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:14

$72.00
182729

Best THURMAN MUNSON New York Yankees Jet Airplane CRASH Death 1979 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392865154180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York City, August 3, 1979 * Cather Thurman Munson * New York Yankees baseball * Jet airplane crash disaster The front page has a nice banner headline: "AIR CRASH KILLS YANKS' MUNSON" with a photo of the crash scene and another smaller one of Munson. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 3 with 2 other related photos. The back page has a larger photo of Munson with heading: "'One Helluva guy'" Great to have in this famous New York City tabloid publication. Rare as such. Complete with all 68 pages, small tear along the right blank margin, tiny piece torn away along the top margin of the back page, generally very nice.

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Ends July 14, 2020 07:29

$99.99
182722

DONNER PARTY Western Pioneers Wagon Train HORRORS Cannibalism 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373106000262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 1847 * The Donner Party incident * Resorting to cannibalism Page 2 has a detailed & horrific article headed: "Sufferings of the California Emigrants" which is an account of what we know as the Donner Party tragedy, the emigrants headed for California who got trapped in a snow storm in the Sierra Mountains and were compelled to cannibalism to survive. The details are from a letter datelined "Rancho Del Paso, Jan. 29, 1847" with bits including: "...After the storm ceased they succeeded in getting fire & again endeavored to pursue their pathless course through the newly-fallen snow...death was there hovering fearfully over them...Yes, stern necessity, & that lov... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2020 09:33

$199.99
182713

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA w/ Battle of Chickamauga 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392864000849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 12, 1863 * From the capital of the Confederacy * Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "A Cavalry Fight in Tennessee--Rosecanz's Railroad Communications Cut" "From Northern Virginia" "The Battle Of Chickamauga--Our Lines In Tennessee" which has some good content. Also: "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "Telegraphic News--Affairs In Texas--The Sabine Pass Victory--Military Enthusiasm of The People--The Currency--State Election" "Skirmish In Culpeper" "The Latest From Bragg's Army" "Handsome Success In Louisiana--Several Hundred Yankees Killed & Captured" and a few other smaller ... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2020 08:25

$79.99
181891

RUTH ELDER 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight Attempt Photo 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392824861405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., October 13, 1927 * Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress * 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman) The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "RUTH ELDER ALIGHTS ON OCEAN AND IS TAKEN SAFELY ABOARD DUTCH TANKER BARENDRECHT" with subheads and related photo. (see) Fourteen pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: In 1927 she took off from New York in the airplane American Girl, with her co-pilot, George Haldeman, in an attempt to become the first woman to duplicate Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic crossing to Paris. Mechanical problems caused them to ditch the plane 360 miles from land, but they established a ... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:05

$42.00
181857

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Murder Funeral Train Arrives in New York City 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373072316225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Remains in New York City * Civil War closing events All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Lincoln. Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln including: "HONORS To the MARTYR PRESIDENT" "Our Tribute to the Lamented Dead" "Arrival of the Cortege" "The Body In State" "The Procession to the City Hall" "Scene of Sadness & Sorrow" "Incidents of the Obsequies" & much more. Further reporting on the funeral on pages 4, 5 and 8 including: "The Assassins" "The President's Murder Organized in Canada & Approved at Richmond: "SHERMAN" "Capture of Macon, Ga." "Honors to the Mart... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2020 15:31

$110.00
181789

JOHN EDGAR THOMSON Pennsylvania Raildroad (PRR) Leader DEATH 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373070921872

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 29, 1874 * John Edgar Thomson death (1st report) * Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) leader The top of page 7 under "Obituary" is a heading: "J. Edgar Thomson, President of the Pennsylvania Railroad" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:27

$33.00
181768

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Football Head Coach Death Day of FUNERAL 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392821881778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1931 * Knute Rockne death - funeral (day of) * Notre Dame head football coach * Airplane crash disaster Page 24 has one column headings that include: "ROCKNE'S FUNERAL WILL BE HELD TODAY" "Six of His 1930 Team to Convey Body to Church on Campus of Notre Dame" and more. (see) Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:12

$48.00
181701

LONG ABRAHAM LINCOLN a Little Longer Civil War Era PRINT 1864 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815362375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1864 * American Civil War era * President Abraham Lincoln The prime piece of this issue is the very famous back page political cartoon captioned: "Long Abraham Lincoln A Little Longer." showing an elongated version of him since he just won his second presidential election. This cartoon has become quite famous. The entire front page is taken up with prints of: "Captain Napoleon Collins" "Capt. C.M. Morris" & one of: "The Captured Rebel Privateer' Florida' & the U.S. Steamer 'Wachusett' ". Other halfpg. prints within include: "Before Petersburg--Fortifications on the Weldon Railroad" "...A View of the Weldon Railroad" "...Reinforcements Going to the Front" & "...'Mounted Infantry"... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:04

$61.00
181696

DALTON GANG Bob & Grant Old West Outlaws Train Robbers CAPTURED 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066448693

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HELENA INDEPENDENT, Montana, Sept. 15, 1892 * Dalton Gang captured On the front page is report with a small one line, one column head: "Dalton Gang Captured". The report, datelined "Kansas City, Sept. 14", reads: "A Times special from Paris, Tex., says a telegram from Deming, N.M., states that four of the members of the notorious Dalton gang were captured there last night. Those captured were Bob Dalton, leader of the gang, Grant Dalton, Amy Dalton, Sam Wingo, and Three-Fingered Jack. Deputy Marshall Williams has been following...the trail of the desperadoes since their last robbery in July. He followed them into Kansas, Colorado, and finally New Mexico, where the capture was made. The gang is wanted in Indian Territ... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:01

$127.00
181660

HUNTER BROTHERS Airplane "City of Chicago" Flight Time Record 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065392105

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1930 * Airplane endurance record flight * "City of Chicago"- Stinson SM-1 Detroiter * John and Kenneth Hunter The top of the front page has a three column headline: "ENDURANCE FLIERS SET RECORD, KEEP ON" with subheads. (see) Article continues on page 7 with photo of the Hunter brothers. First report coverage on the airplane endurance record flight broken by the Hunter brothers, beating the Curtiss Robin "St. Louis" flown by Dale Jackson and Forest O'Brine in 1929. Complete with 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:13

$42.00
181647

Joseph BROOKS-Elisha BAXTER WAR Little Rock Arkansas REPUBLICANS 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065386791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 8, 1874 * Brooks-Baxter War * Little Rock, Arkansas * Republican Party factions The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "BLEEDING ARKANSAS" "Operations of the Opposing Forces" "Capture Of A Railway Train" "The State Supreme Court Decides for Brooks" and more. (see) Text takes up over 4 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:06

$34.00
181635

PIONEER 1 Very 1st NASA Spacecraft Rocket LAUNCH Lunar Orbiter 1958 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065281798

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 12, 1958 * Pioneer 1 launch * 1st NASA spacecraft The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Air Force Rocket Soars 80,000 Miles Into Space, But Fails to Reach Moon" with subhead, related photo and diagram. Much more on pages 56 & 57, loads of text. First report coverage on the launch of "Pioneer 1" which became the first spacecraft launched by NASA, the newly formed space agency of the United States. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 26, 2020 12:05

$58.00
181539

LEN KOENECKE Brooklyn Dodgers MLB Baseball KILLED on Airplane 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392808741018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, September 17, 1935 * Len Koenecke killed on airplane * MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PLANE PILOT KILLS UNRULY TRAVELER AND AVOIDS CRASH" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: After being sent home from the road trip, he caught a commercial flight for New York City. During the flight, he drank a quart of whiskey and became very drunk. After harassing other passengers and striking a stewardess, the pilot had to sit on him to restrain him as he wa... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:04

$48.00
181508

Bell XS-1 Jet Airplane CHUCK YEAGER 1st Speed of Sound (Level) 1948 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1948 * United States Air Force - Chuck Yeager * Bell XS-1 rocket airplane * Speed of Sound - 1st in level flight The front page has a two column headline: "Speed of Sound Is Exceeded By XS-1 in Repeated Tests" (see). Coverage continues inside with photos of Yeager and his airplane. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:47

$48.00
181505

Aviator RICHARD E. BYRD Airplane Flight over Antarctic STORY Told 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060762811

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1929. * Richard Byrd's Antarctica expedition * Story of his flight told by him The top of the front page has a four column headline: "BYRD TELLS OF DARING CLIMB IN PLANE OVER JAGGED PEAKS TO POLAR PLATEAU; WON BY SCANT MARGIN, THE POLE AHEAD" with subheads. (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 64 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:46

$48.00
181480

VIKING 1 NASA 1st Spacecraft to Land on Surface of MARS (Day of) 1976 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1976 * Viking 1 landing on Mars - Nasa (day of) * 1st spacecraft to land on the planet The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Viking Poised for Landing And Mars Pictures Today" with subhead. Coverage continues inside with 2 related photos. Viking 1 was the first spacecraft to successfully land on Mars and perform its mission. This would be achieved on this day. Other news sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 64 pages, light foxing along the central fold, generally very nice.

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:54

$44.00
181479

AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 1 Goodwin Arkansas DC-2 Airplane Crash 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392806390730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1936 * American Airlines Flight 1 disaster * Douglas DC-2 airliner - airplane crash * Goodwin, St. Francis County, Arkansas The front page has a one column heading: "CRASH OF AIRLINER BAFFLES EXPERTS; 17 BODIES REMOVED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside with a few related photos. Loads of text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers o... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:53

$38.00
181471

Best BATTLE OF LOS ANGELES Japanese Airplanes ? UFO? 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392806381053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA! Feb. 25, 1942 * Battle of Los Angeles - Air Raid * Japanese airplane attack ? UFO's ? * Best title to be had (very rare) Simply a fantastic report on what is known as the "Battle of Los Angeles". The front page has one of the more dramatic, screaming headlines to be found: "L.A. AREA RAIDED ! " with a smaller head noting: "Jap Planes Peril Santa Monica, Seal Beach, El Segundo, Redondo, Long Beach, Hermosa, Signal Hill". The report begins: "Roaring out of a brilliant moonlit western sky, foreign aircraft flying both in large formation and single, few over Southern California early today and drew heavy barrages of anti-aircraft fire--the first ever to sound over United States continental soil... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:48

$535.00
181465

1969 ROLLING STONES Infamous Altamont Free Concert HELLS ANGELS 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373059531147

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Dec. 11, 1969 * Infamous Altamont Free Concert "Woodstock West" * Rolling Stones - death of Meredith Hunter by Hells Angels * Santana - Jefferson Airplane - The Flying Burrito Brothers * LSD infested - violent atmosphere described in detail A great issue of this famous counter-culture newspaper as a detailed report by Grover Lewis on the infamous Altamont Free Concert which begins on the front page with heading "Day of the Angel: Let It Bleed!" with small caption: "Mick on the Coast" First report coverage continues inside. Much of this report contains horrid details of the concert that probably wouldn't be reported in the typical newspaper of the day. Rolling Stone Magazine described the ev... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:46

$135.00
181367

SIAMESE REVOLUTION coup d'état Thailand Asia Constitution Monarchy1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373053694072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 25, 1932 * Siamese revolution - coup d'état * Kingdom of Thailand - Asia * Absolute to a constitutional monarchy * Amelia Earhart visits Chicago The front page has a one column heading: "Siam's Army, Navy Revolt; King Seized" (see) Also of interest is a one column heading: "AMELIA FLIES TO CITY; GIVEN NOISY OVATION" with subhead. A few related photos inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends June 15, 2020 13:45

$50.00
181193

JESSE JAMES Train Robber Desperado Outlaw KILLED ? False Report 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373049238936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 4, 1879 * Outlaw Jesse James * False death report Near the top of the front page is a very interesting article: "A Notorious Outlaw Murdered", "Jesse James Shot by One of His Comrades" with the text taking six inches. The only problem is that the report is not true. Although Jesse James was murdered by a comrade, it was not until 1882. Bits include: "...the particulars of the killing of Jesse James, the notorious outlaw who originated train-robbing & has been the leader of the most desperate gang of desperadoes ever known in America. Detectives have hunted the James brothers for years..." with much more. Eight pages, four binding holes near the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:32

$60.00
181151

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791942899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed less than 2 months before the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The top of page 2 has: "The citizens of Las Vegas have presented the plucky sheriff, Pat Garrett, with a purse of $1078.50 for his services in killing Billy the 'Kid'. " Among the several legal notices for "Mining Applications" is: "... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:33

$2,750.00
181020

ADOLPH HITLER Loses Germany PRESIDENTIAL Election to Hindenburg 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392787352687

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.”. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 11, 1932 * Adolph Hitler vs. Paul Von Hindenburg * Last major setback before rise to power (Hitler) * Germany presidential election The front page has a six column headiong: "Hindenburg Defeats Hitler for Presidency" with subheads. A few related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on the German election of President Paul Von Hindenburg over Adolph Hitler. Hitler's rise to power would be right around the cor... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2020 15:27

$58.00
180900

EDDIE RICKENBACKER American WWI Fighter Ace Story of Lost at Sea 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373037585980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Dec. 20, 1942 * re. Eddie Rickenbacker found alive * American World War I airplane fighter ace * Adrift at sea for 24 days story told The front page has nice banner headline: "CAPT. RICKENBACKER'S STORY" with subheads. A few related photo on page 4. Complete 1st section only with all 18 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:48

$44.00
180830

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392778738602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 14, 1862 * From the Confederate capital The front page includes: "War News" "Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad" "How Complimentary Presentations Are Gotten Up Among the Yankees" "Additional From the North--Yankee Bluster About the War" "From New Orleans" which includes a lengthy letter signed in type by: Benj. F. Butler; plus other items on the Civil War. The back page has the always interesting editorial, beginning: "The campaign of General Bragg in Tennessee and Kentucky approaches its conclusion, & the military riddles with which he and General Buell have puzzled the world, & perhaps themselves also, during the last four months must shortly receive some sort of solution... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:10

$81.00
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