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GEORGE WASHINGTON Election Victory & NYC Arrival for Inauguration 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392568287852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), April, 1789 * George Washington's election victory * Arrival in New York City for inauguration A very significant issue, and one of a few magazines or newspapers with the text reporting the actions of Congress formally counting the votes for the first President of the United States. Near the back are several pages of the: "Proceedings of Congress", the first headed: "Brief Sketch of the Most Interesting of the Proceedings of Congress, Monday, April 6, 1789" which begins: "A Quorum of both houses met, and on counting the votes for president and vice president, they appeared to be: For President: His excell. gen. Washington....69. For vice president: Hon. John Adams.....34..." followed... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:47

$450.00
177141

BATTLE OF GUADALCANAL Campaign Solomon Islands ENDS 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861845863

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, War Extra, Los Angeles, February 9, 1943 * Battle of Guadalcanal campaign ends * Operation Watchtower - Pacific theater * First major offensive by Allied forces vs. Japan The front page has a terrific banner headline above the masthead: "BIG U.S. VICTORY JAPS QUIT GUADAL" with subhead. Nice for display. Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs only (4 pages total), minor wear along the central fold, great for display as such. wikipedia notes: The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal, was fought between August 7, 1942, and February 9, 1943, in the Pacific theater of World War II. Fought on the ground, at sea, and in the air, this was a strategically significan... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:19

$40.00
177125

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION at Ford's Theatre John W. Booth 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566703613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MONITOR, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Being a weekly newspaper page 2 has a first report of the death of Abraham Lincoln with column heads: "Death Of The PRESIDENT" "The National Horror" "Mr. Lincoln Is Assassinated" "The Assassination in His Private Box at the Theatre" "Pistol Ball Penetrates The Brain" "The Murderer Leaps Upon the Stage and Escapes". There are related articles on the assassination as well as a lengthy editorial headed: "The Nation Mourns a Martyred Father". There is also the official death report from the Secretary of War headed: "Death Of The PRESIDENT" reading: "Abraham Lincoln died this morning at twe... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:11

$235.00
177060

RUDOLPH VALENTINO Latin Lover Sheik Movie Film Actor DEATH 1926 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392556447486

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK AMERICAN, Aug. 24, 1926 * Rudolph Valentino death * Latin Lover - The Sheik * FRONT LEAF ONLY *** The front page has a nice headline: "WORLD MOURNS VALENTINO" with subheads and large photo of the famed actor. Valentino was an early pop icon, a sex symbol of the 1920s, & was known as the "Latin Lover" or simply as "Valentino". His death caused mass hysteria among his female fans and further propelled him into iconic status. This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2 only), 5 binding holes at the spine/1st column, light toning and some chipping at the margins, nice for display as such.

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Ends December 26, 2019 14:40

$62.00
176997

JOHN WILKES BOOTH Richard III Play Actor Advertisement 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549074383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 26, 1862 * John Wilkes Booth theater ad * Civil War original reporting The bottom of the front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of The Apostate at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. See the photo for the complete ad which notes the listing of the cast, including: "Last Night, but three of the engagement the young American Tragedian, J. WILKES BOOTH, who will...for this night only...character of Richard III..." with just a bit more (see). It's always terrific to find reports of notables in history--both famous and infamous--before they would be... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:04

$65.00
173725

Great CAROLE LOMBARD Actress Killed - TWA Flight 3 Airplane Crash 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693993965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, January 17, 1942 * Actress Carole Lombard death * Airplane crash disaster (1st report) The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "CAROLE LOMBARD AND 21 FEARED DEAD IN AIRLINER" with subheads and photo. Great for display. More on page 3. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends December 21, 2019 13:33

$145.00
176925

Rare ALLEN GINSBERG Poet & DUSTIN HOFFMAN Creation 1966 Counterculture Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392546797411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, May 26, 1966 * Allen Ginsberg - Beat Generation poet & more * Very early actor Dustin Hoffman before known A great issue of this famous counter-culture newspaper as the front page features an article with photo of: "Allen Ginsberg: Hustler for Life". It is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Founded in 1955, the Voice began as a platform for the creative community of New York City. So this is the perfect platform for an article on Ginsberg, one of the leading figures of both the Beat Generation during the 1950s and the counterculture that soon followed. The lengthy article carries over... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:28

$140.00
176879

SHIRLEY TEMPLE BLACK Appointed to United Nations General Assembly 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848371353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Russell, Kansas, August 30, 1969 * Child actress Shirley Temple Black * Appointed to United Nations General Assembly * President Richard Nixon The front page carries a one column, two line headline "Nixon Appoints Shirley Black". The text begins: "Shirley Temple Black, a curly-haired movie moppet turned suburban housewife and ardent Republican, was appointed to the U.S. delegation to the United Nations by President Nixon Friday...". Complete in 6 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:08

$37.00
176873

BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN Horror Film Boris Karloff 1st Advertisement 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392545163368

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1935 * "Bride of Frankenstein" horror film * Opening day premiere advertisement * Actor Boris Karloff as The Monster Page 25 has a 4 x 3 1/2 inch illustrated advertisement for the opening day showing in New York City for the movie: "The Bride OF Frankenstein" starring Boris Karloff. This was the day this famous movie opened in New York City. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:04

$48.00
176872

Best THE SHINING Horror Film Movie Opening Week AD 1980 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392545161688

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 28, 1980 * Best "The Shining" advertisement * Grand Opening week premiere * Jack Nicholson psychological horror A issue on the opening week (Wed.) of the motion picture hit "The Shining" 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. Inside the "Calendar Section" is a 10 6 1/2 inch advertisement for the movie that had it's opening day the previous weekend. (Fri.) A quite rare issue as it would not have been saved since it contains no historically significant content. Complete 1st and Calendar sections only with a total of 40 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:03

$57.00
176871

THE INVISIBLE MAN H. G. Wells Opening Day NYC Movie Advertisement 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392545161381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 17, 1933 * "The Invisible Man" film * Opening day movie advertisement (NYC) * H. G. Wells pre-Code science fiction horror Page 23 has a 5 x 4 inch movie advertisement for the opening day of "The Invisible Man" based on H. G. Wells' science fiction novel. News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:02

$58.00
176811

AL JOLSON Musical Blackface Film Movie MAMMY World Premiere Ad 1930 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846096999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1930 * Al Jolson's "Mammy" * World Premiere ad * Blackface Minstrel Page 35 has a nice 14 1/2 x 6 inch advertisement for the world premiere of Al Jolson's new movie "Mammy". See photos for this ad which has three illustrations relating to his famous "blackface" appearance. With this movie opening in New York City on March 26 (next day), this could be the very first ad for this movie in any newspaper. Complete with all 60 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:42

$58.00
176810

L. Frank Baum's Book THE WIZARD OF OZ to Hollywood ? for Movie 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392542023554

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 19, 1938 * "The Wizard of Oz" to be a movie ? * L. Frank Baum's book up for sale ? * Shirley Temple to be 'Dorothy' ? The top of page 19 has a interesting report under: "SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD" with the heading: "'The Wizard of Oz' in Demand Following the Box-Office Success of 'Snow White'" (see) Coverage on L. Frank Baum's book wanted to make a film. A agreement would be made in this month and was Shirley Temple to be 'Dorothy' ? Complete with all 32 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:42

$48.00
176803

OTTORINO RESPIGHI Italian Music Opera Composer Violinist DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392542020475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 18, 1936 * Ottorino Respighi death (1st report) * Italian violinist, composer & musicologist * Fountains & Pines of Rome - La fiamma opera fame The front page has a one column heading: "Respighi, Noted Italian Pianist, Composer, Dies" Photo of him is on the back page. (see) Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:36

$44.00
176763

JOHN PHILIP SOUSA "The March King" Music Composer Conductor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536449427

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1932 * John Philip Sousa death (1st report) * American composer and conductor * "The March King" - military marches The front page has a one column heading: "JOHN PHILIP SOUSA, BAND LEADER, DIES IN HOTEL AT READING" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:01

$44.00
176727

Best THE LOST BOYS Vampires Horror Film Movie Opening Day AD 1985 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392535879513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 31, 1987 * Best "The Lost Boys" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Horror comedy - Vampires - cult classic A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Lost Boys" 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 unique... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 07:43

$82.00
176683

LA AMISTAD Africans Slaves Ship Trade Mutiny CASE 1839 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534352389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 30, 1839 * African slaves * La Amistad Inside has a full page of very detailed coverage of the trial headed: "Slaves Per Amistad" at Hartford. A great wealth of detail. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length movie by Stephen Spielberg. Sixteen pages, 8 12 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:21

$48.00
176680

Best JOHN LENNON The Beatles Music Legend DEATH 1980 Liverpool England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534351421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 * John Lennon death * Beatles front man * Best title to be had ? Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper. To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F.K. Here is an unusual opportunity for the report of his death in a Liverpool newspaper with the large headline: "JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD" plus 3 related front page photos. Many more related reports & photos are found on the inside pages. This issue is complete in 14 pa... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:20

$125.00
176675

PATTY HEARST CAPTURED Symbionese Liberation Army SLA Kidnapping 1975 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839878168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 19, 1975 * Patty Hearst, convicted bank robber, captured * Newspaper heiress, socialite, actress & kidnap victim The headline announces: "PATTY HEARST, HARRISES CAPTURED" with a subhead: "SLA Fugitives Seized without a Fight in S.F." Patty Hearst was the granddaughter of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst who in 1974 gained notoriety during the waning days of the counterculture era when she was kidnapped by, and later joined, the Symbionese Liberation Army. Apprehended after having taken part in a bank heist with other SLA members, Hearst was imprisoned for almost two years before her sentence was commuted by President Jimmy Carter. There are two related front page photos. Great to ha... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:13

$54.00
177271

Rare STAR WARS George Lucas Epic Space Movie Film Opening AD 1977 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865551668

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, June 6, 1977 * George Lucas' amazingly successful, "Star Wars" * 2nd week showing in a counterculture publication Page 45 has a ad for George Lucas' "Star Wars" The ad measures 10 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches. This original "Star Wars" movie opened just 12 days earlier. The fact that this was a weekly publication makes this one the first ads to appear here. Provenance: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive. Background: The Village Voice was an American counterculture newspaper known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and pas... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 13:39

$69.99
177267

Best CHARLIE CHAPLIN "The Tramp" Film Actor Comedian DEATH 1977 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572342022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 26, 1977 * Actor comedian Charlie Chaplin death (1st report) * Silent film - movie era icon - "The Tramp" * Best title to be had ? The front page has a two column heading: "Charlie Chaplin, 88, the 'Little Tramp,' Dies in Sleep" with subhead and 3 related photos. (see) Much more on page 3. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 12, 2019 13:08

$159.99
177248

JUDY GARLAND Wizard of Oz Actress Singer DEATH 1969 Los Angeles Calif Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572065893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 23, 1969 * Judy Garland death * Wizard of OZ fame * INCOMPLETE ISSUE ! Headline above the masthead reads: "Judy Garland, 47, Found Dead" with a subhead: "Judy Garland Dies in London at 47; Tragedy Haunted Star" and two related photos. Great to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, the home of the film & entertainment industry. Rare as such. Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs of the 1st section only (pages 1,2 & 27,28), light toning and minor wear at the central fold and left margin.

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:42

$49.99
177245

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Ford's Theatre John Wilkes Booth ASSASSINATION in 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572051986

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PEORIA DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Illinois, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Actor John Wilkes Booth * Ford's Theatre play Although 2 days after most newspapers reported the assassination, this page 2 account of all the news reads just like a first report. The 2nd column has a nice stack of heads including: "HORRIBLE TRAGEDY!" "ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN!" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward!" "He Is Stabbed in the Neck Three Times!" "The Assassins Escape!" "The Country Terribly Excited!" "The Assassins Known and Described!" "Various Reports Concerning The Terrible Event" "The President's Death-Bed" "and more. Almost the entirety of pg. 2 is taken up with related news items concerning th... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:19

$349.99
177244

SUMMER JAM at Watkins Glen ROCK FESTIVAL w/ Photos Grateful Dead 1973 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572047955

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY NEWS, New York, July 29, 1973 * Summer Jam at Watkins Glen, New York * Rock music festival - Grateful Dead * Bigger than Woodstock Simply a terrific & displayable newspaper on the Summer Jam of 1973 with the headline: "600,000 JAM WATKINS GLEN - Rockfest Outdraws Woodstock" with the balance of the ftpg. a photo of thousands, with caption noting in part: "In one of the most unbelievable collections of people in nation's history, rack fans stand should to shoulder inside Grand Prix race trace for start of 12 hour concert...The crowd of 600,000 surpassed attendance at Woodstock fest in '69." The article appears on page 3 which also features another large photo. Complete in 40 pages, tabloid-size, very nice, cl... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:16

$79.99
177239

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865238882

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1863 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor * Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Page 3 has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which has three mentions of the name J. Wilkes Booth: "Last Night But One of the distinguished Tragedian MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." and then: "This Friday Evening, Nov. 13th, Final Benefit of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH...Richard III..." and then also: "Tomorrow (Saturday) Evening, Last appearance of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." with more detail. Page 2 has an article: "Mr. Booth's Richard III" which begins: "Mr. J. Wilkes Boo... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 07:32

$424.99
176637

Best TWILIGHT ZONE: THE MOVIE Actor Vic Morrow Helicopter Accident1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372837581236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 24, 1982 * Twilight Zone: The Movie helicopter accident * Actor Vic Morrow & 2 others killed * Hollywood movie - film scene The front page has a four column photo of the crash site. A one column heading reads: "Vic Morrow, 2 Children Die in Film Accident" First report coverage continues inside with small photo of Morrow and one of the Children. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with 36 pages, piece torn away on the back page (unrelated), very nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2019 15:56

$58.00
177222

SHIRLEY TEMPLE 1st Marriage Marries Weds John Agar 1945 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392570692611

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, Sept. 20, 1945 * Child actress Shirley Temple * Gets married to actor John Agar * From the home of the entertainment industry * INCOMPLETE ISSUE **** The top of the front page has a photo of Shirley Temple in a wedding dress with heading "Shirley Temple Wed to Soldier" with subhead. (see) More photos on the back. This was Temple's 1st marriage at the age of 17. Great to have in this L.A. publication. Rare as such. Incomplete issue containing 12 pages, light toning at the folds and margins, loose pages along the spine, generally good.

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Ends December 11, 2019 12:50

$49.99
177220

JOHN DILLINGER ASSASSINATION Gangster Outlaw at Chicago Theater 1934 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392570664971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, July 23, 1934 * John Dillinger shot dead * Chicago theater - 1st report This has one of the nicer banner headlines on the death of this noted desperado: "DILLINGER DEATH TRAP BAITED WITH GIRL LURES" with a subheads and two photos of Dillinger. More inside with a nice full page pictorial. First section only with 10 pages, this is at best a 2nd rate issue with several mends, mainly along the folds and margins with minimal text loss. Still a nice issue for display. Sold as is.

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Ends December 11, 2019 12:23

$199.99
177196

Best JEAN HARLOW The Blonde Bombshell Actress DEATH 1937 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372864074332

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING NEWS, EXTRA, Los Angeles, California, June 8, 1937 * Actress Jean Harlow death * 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell * From the home of Hollywood (very rare) Perhaps one of the very best newspapers to have on the death of famed actress Jean Harlow from the golden age of Hollywood, with the front page banner headline in large letters announcing: "HARLOW DIES!" with subhead: "Famed film queen succumbs after short illness" and nice photo. (see) This is a very early report on the same day of her death. Nice for display. Great to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, the home of the entertainment industry & the city where she lived and died. Complete issue with all 28 pages, large tabloid size that measu... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:34

$399.99
177187

BLACK DAHLIA Elizabeth Short Los Angeles CA HOLLYWOOD Murder Case 1947 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392568452573

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, Jan. 25, 1947 * Black Dahlia murders * Elizabeth Short case * Hollywood - Los Angeles CA * FRONT LEAF ONLY *** The front page has a nice banner headline: "DAHLIA KILLER MAILS CONTENTS OF MISSING PURSE TO EXAMINER" with subheads and two photos of the contents sent to this publication. Very rare as such. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), still nice for display as such.

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Ends December 10, 2019 09:45

$99.99
177149

LA AMISTAD Slaver Ship African Slaves Trade Description 1840 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372861869382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1840 * African slaves description * La Amistad slaver ship Page 2 has an article: :The Africans of the Amistad" which has a descriptive account of the captive slaves including: "...to see the captives...The nonsense that has been written about them is awful...they are just what in the south would be called a likely lot of young [blacks]...They are small, not averaging..." with much more. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length movie by Stephen Spielberg. Following this is: "The Slave Trade". The back page has an interesting tidbit: "The Greatest Speed Ever Known!" wh... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2019 09:52

$34.99
177104

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC White Star Line Ocean Liner Steamer 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372861787565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1873 * Wreck of the steamship RMS Atlantic * William "Buffalo Bill" Cody ad The steamship "Atlantic" was a transatlantic ship which sank on April 1 off the coast of Nova Scotia, at the time the deadliest American maritime disaster with 535 people dead. Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the disaster, headed: "The Mars Head Wreck" "Operations of the Divers--Gloomy Search for the Dead--Carelessness or Criminality Regarding Valuables" and many subheads as well. Considerable details. Of added interest is a page 7 advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" theater which has: "Ned Butline's thrilling realism, The Scouts Of The Prairie...Hon. W. F. Cody...the original...Buffalo Bill...... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2019 08:01

$27.99
176578

Rare WOODSTOCK MUSIC FESTIVAL 1st Report w/ Photos 1969 Village Voice Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372832556633

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, August 21, 1969 * Woodstock music festival on Max Yasgur's farm * Original 1st report from a counterculture publication * 50th anniversary this year (2019) A significant newspaper on the Woodstock Music Festival and particularly special to have this report in this counter-culture newspaper . The Woodstock Festival was perhaps the iconic event of the "hippie" era.. It is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It would seem logical that this newspaper would have a front page report Woodstock, the first issue published after the festival concluded. Much of the front page... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2019 15:36

$650.00
176527

Best DIRTY DANCING Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1987 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831284638

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 21, 1987 * Best "Dirty Dancing" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Romantic drama dance film - Patrick Swayze A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Dirty Dancing" 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... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:24

$88.00
176521

LOS GATOS DC-3 Mexican Laborers Airplane "Deportee" Song CRASH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831276861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 29, 1948 * Los Gatos DC-3 airplane crash * Diablo Range - California disaster * Mexican farm laborers - workers * Woody Guthrie's "Deportee" song The front page has a one column heading: "Plane Crash Kills 28 Deportees" with subhead. First report coverage on the 1948 Los Gatos DC-3 crash in which killed many Mexicans being sent back to Mexico. This plane crash inspired the protest song "Deportee" by Woody Guthrie. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine,small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:12

$46.00
176520

WARNER OLAND Charlie Chan & Fu Manchu - Chinese Cast Actor DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831276750

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 7, 1938 * Warner Oland death (1st report) * Hollywood actor of Chinese characters * Charlie Chan & Fu Manchu The front page has a one column heading: "Warner Oland, 'Charlie Chan' of Films, Dead" with small photo. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, rag edition in great condition., a few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:12

$48.00
176463

ORIGINS OF CHESS Strategy Checkered Board Game Mind Sport 1742 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392519695415

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1742 One of the articles within is titled: "The Origin of the Game of Chess from the French of M. Frevet" which includes nearly 2 pages and contains much detail (see photos for portions). The article begins: "In the beginning of the fifth century of the Christian era, there was in the Indies a very powerfull Prince..." and further on is: "...With this view, he invented the game of chess, where the King, although the most considerable of all the pieces, is both impotent to attack as well as defend himself against his enemies, with the assistance of his subjects and soldiers. The new game soon became famous, the King of the Indies heard of it and would learn it...shewing him the sk... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2019 09:46

$78.00
176447

SUSAN GLASPELL American Playwright Actress wins Pulitzer Prizes 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828646754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1931 * Susan Glaspell - playwright, actress * Margaret Ayer Barnes - novelist * Pulitzer Prize winners for journalism The front page has a one column heading: "TWO PULITZER PRIZES ARE WON BY WOMAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photos of the winners. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 r... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:35

$39.00
176405

2 JOHN F. KENNEDY JFK & Richard Nixon 1st Ever Televised DEBATE 1960 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392512771420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, Sept. 26 & 27, 1960 * John F. Kennedy vs. Richard Nixon * Presidential debate (1st of 4) - 1st on television The top of the front page of the 26th has a four column heading: "Debate Makes History Tonight" (see) The front page of the 27th has a one column heading: "2 Loneliest Men Around Face Camera" (see) Complete with 8 pages each, small binding holes along the spine, address stamp with the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends December 01, 2019 13:59

$58.00
176403

JENNY LIND Swedish Nightingale OPERA Soprano Singer DEATH 1887 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392512761954

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, November 3, 1887 * Jenny Lind death * Swedish Nightingale * Opera singer Page 2 has a small and very inconspicuous report under: "Jenny Lind Dead" which text that begins: "That wondrous voice to be heard no more on earth !...." Complete with 8 pages, a very large sized issue measuring 29 1/2 by 23 1/2 inches, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 01, 2019 13:54

$45.00
176398

GALE SAYERS Chicago Bears NFL Football 6 TDs Touchdowns Single Gm 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372825284673

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, December 13, 1965 * Gale Sayers 6 touchdowns in a single game * Chicago Bears - NFL football record tying performance The top of page 4 has a three column headline: "Sayers Scores Six TDs as Bears Smash 49ers 61-20" First report coverage on Sayers' famous 6 touchdowns in one game performance. Complete with 6 pages, small binding holes along the spine, a few small tape mends, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 01, 2019 13:50

$44.00
176349

Best RISKY BUSINESS 1st Tom Cruise Film Movie Opening Day AD 1983 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392508574247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 5, 1983 * Best "Risky Business" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Teen coming-of-age film - Tom Cruise * Chevy Chase's "National Lampoon's Vacation" A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Risky Business" 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 year... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:16

$115.00
176348

Best GREASE & JAWS 2 Films Movies Opening Day (EVE) ADS 1978 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392508573912

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 15, 1978 * Best "Grease" and "Jaws 2" advertisements * Grand Opening Day (EVE) movie premieres * Musical romantic comedy & thriller films A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hits "Grease" & "Jaws 2", 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 More  

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:16

$92.00
176269

(12) A. B. FROST Baseball Caricatures Prints Illustrations Scenes 1890 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820043468

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: HARPER'S MONTHLY, New York, January, 1890 The entire back page is captioned: "Our National Game", showing twelve different baseball caricatures each with a caption, illustrated by the famed artist A.B. Frost. Other content is "Jamaica, New and Old" "The Russian Army" "The Smyrna Fig Harvest" "St. Andrew's" and many additional articles, stories and poems. Complete in 158 pgs., disbound and without wrappers. It does have an archival mend to the back page, but is in overall nice condition. Measures 6 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches. Great, early baseball item.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:22

$82.00
176254

LUTHER VANDROSS American Singer Songwriter R&B Music DEATH 2005 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505005873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 2, 2005 * Luther Vandross death (1st report) * R&B music singer & songwriter The bottom of the ftpg. has a brief item: "Luther Vandross, 54, Remapped Soul Singing" with a photos of him captioned: "An Icon: Vandross, who suffered a stroke in 2003, stood apart as singer of eloquence." The primarily article is on page B18 with a banner headline: "Luther Vandross, 54; 'Soul Balladeer' Sang With Eloquence and Restraint" and with a large photo of him (see). Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first & B sections with total of 60 pages (of 120). Nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:16

$65.00
176223

Very 1st Ever TELEVISION Televised Sporting Event Broadcasting 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392500085758

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1939 * Very 1st sport's event on television * Princeton vs. Columbia baseball game * Historic broadcasting first The sport's section (page 33) has a three column heading : "Columbia Loses Twice" with subheads that include: "PRINCETON ANNEXES LEAGUE TWIN BILL" and more with box scores and related photo. (see) A very historic issue in the field of broadcasting as this was the very 1st sporting event ever to be televised with text that includes: "...was televised by the National Broadcasting Company, the first regularly scheduled sporting event to be pictured over the air waves" (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all ... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2019 14:09

$48.00
176216

MODERN TIMES Charlie Chaplin Film Very 1st Movie REVIEW & Ad 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372816697728

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1936 * Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" * Opening Day in New York City review * Movie - film debut advertisements An inside page has the a review of the "new" film "Modern Times", considered by many as Chaplin;'s greatest film. The two column heading under "The Screen" reads: "Heralding the Return, After an Undue Absence, of Charlie Chaplin in 'Modern Times'" with caricature of Chaplin. (see) Also a one column heading: "CHAPLIN FANS JAM BLOCK AT OPENING" with subheads. (see) The same page also has a opening day advertisements as well. (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 newspri... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2019 13:38

$55.00
176178

Best SEVEN or SE7EN Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1995 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372815642739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 22, 1995 * Best "Seven" "SE7EN" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * American neo-noir crime thriller * Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Seven" 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, w... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2019 14:29

$85.00
176090

MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON Jimmy Stewart 1ST Movie Film Review 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372812140532

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 20, 1939 * Original "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" review * James Stewart & Jean Arthur - Frank Capra * Political comedy-drama film - movie Page 27 has the first movie review by the Times of what is considered one of the greatest films of all time and what made Jimmy Stewart a major movie star, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. The review is headed: "Frank Capra's 'Mr. Smith Goes to Washington' at the Music Hall Sets a Seasonal High in Comedy...". The review includes a photo of James Stewart, and also on an advertisement for the film playing at the "Radio City Music Hall" (see images). This movie premiered in NYC on Oct. 19, the day before. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Comp... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:27

$68.00
176087

HALLOWEEN II John Carpenter Slasher Film Michael Myers Movie AD 1981 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492642380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: METRO/CALENDAR Section only of the Los Angeles Times, November 14, 1981 * Halloween II (John Carpenter) advertisement Although not the premiere weekend (it's the 3rd weekend), this issue contains a hard-to-find ad for John Carpenter's Halloween II. The ad measures 6 1/2 x 3 inches. Due to its initial limited showing, such ads are uncommon, 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. Complete "Metro/Calendar" section only with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:26

$56.00
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