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Best (2) JFK John F. Kennedy & Oswald ASSASSINATION 1963 Dallas Texas Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392028383057

Shown are 2 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas. Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price. You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. Two line bold banner headline reads: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smaller photo of Lyndon Johnson. Lots of rela... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:18

$240.00
163263

IRENE FENWICK Silent Film Actress Lionel Barrymore Wife DEATH 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286160125

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1936 * Irene Fenwick death * Stage & silent film actress * Wife of Lionel Barrymore The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "IRENE FENWICK, ACTRESS, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 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 May 23, 2018 15:12

$38.00
163261

MARTIN Farmer BURNS Death Pro Catch WRESTLING Frank Gotch Mentor 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286158867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1937 * Martin "Farmer" Burns death (1st report) * Catch wrestler - professional wrestling * Mentor of Frank Gotch Page 17 has small one column headings: "Farmer Burns Dead; Ex-Wrestling Star" "Champion, 1895-98, Took Part in 6,000 Matches-Developed and Managed Frank Gotch" (see) First report coverage on the death of famous catch wrestling champion, Martin "Farmer" Burns. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 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 subscr... See More  

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:10

$34.00
163241

SIEGE OF ACRE Ottoman Empire Jezzar Pasha vs. Napoleon Bonaparte 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372283575017

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, July 22, 1799 * Siege of Acre - Ottoman Empire * Jezzar Pasha victory vs. Napoleon Pages 2 & 3 have much reporting on the war in Europe. A pg. 3 item notes: "The Intelligence...reporting General Buonaparte's defeat by Chezar Pacha near St. John d'Acre is fully confirmed...". Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:31

$41.00
163217

Early THE BEATLES Beatlemania British Invasion America ARRIVAL 1964 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023669733

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas, Feb. 8, 1964 * The Beatles arrive in America * British invasion A one column headline at the top of page 4 announces the arrival of the Beatles in America for the first time: "Reception For Beatles Is Delirious", noting them as: "...Britain's rock n' rollers with the haystack hairdos...". A great and historic event for any Beatles collection. Curiously this article is next to a totally unrelated report on Elvis Presley with a photo of him. Elvis was at his peak and the Beatles were just arriving in America. Twelve pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:36

$155.00
163210

Best "BACK TO THE FUTURE" Film Movie Opening Weekend AD 1985 L.A. CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372282720749

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 5, 1985 * Best "Back to the Future" film advertisement * Grand Opening weekend movie premiere * Michael J. Fox - Marty McFly - comedy A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Back to the Future" 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 ... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:22

$82.00
163129

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas w/ Jeff. Davis Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022057006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Texas, April 26, 1865 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Page 3 contains a synopsis of President Davis' message in which he talks about the evacuation of Richmond and reaffirms his commitment to the Confederacy, reading in part: "...it is my purpose to maintain your cause with my whole heart & soul; that I will never consent to abandon to the enemy a foot of the soil of any of the States of the Southern Confederacy...again & again we will return until the baffled & exhausted enemy shall abandon in despair his endless & impossible task of making slaves of a people resolved to be free..." and more, signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Terrific & historic... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:24

$420.00
163074

EDWARD GERMAN English Musician & Composer Comic Opera DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392021211605

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 12, 1936 * Edward German death * English musician & composer * Comic opera - incidental music The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "EDWARD GERMAN, COMPOSER, 74, DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Edward German, English Musician and Composer of Welsh descent. 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 with all 48 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 & s... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2018 13:56

$37.00
163031

THE BLACK CROOK 1st Broadway Musical Niblo's Garden Advertisement 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019297670

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1866 * "The Black Crook" 1st week advertisement * The first modern day muscial's very first musical theatre performances (week of) * Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of "The Black Crook" is quite significant. As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical" The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, but some new songs were composed for the piece. It opened on September 12, 1866 at Niblo's Garden on Broadway, New York ... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 15:19

$47.00
162954

1866 The BLACK CROOK Ad & Review 1st Modern Musical Broadway New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017884360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 17, 1866 * Review of the 1st Modern Musical * Broadway showing at Niblo's Garden * 1866 - less than 7 days from debut! Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of the "Black Crook" is quite significant. And even more significant is the page 4 review of the production, as the "Black Crook" is honored in theater history as the first modern musical. As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical" The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, but some new songs were composed f... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:04

$450.00
162886

IRVING THALBERG "Boy Wonder" Hollywood Film Movie Producer DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392016483549

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1936 * Irving Thalberg death * "The Boy Wonder" * Film - movie producer The top of page 29 has a one column heading: "I. G. THALBERG DIES; FILM PRODUCER, 37" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Irving Thalberg, Hollywood film producer. 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 with all 60 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.... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2018 15:19

$38.00
162884

Best RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD PART II Film Movie Opening Day AD 1985 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372273784301

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 22, 1985 * Best "Rambo: First Blood Part II" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Sylvester Stallone - John Rambo A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hits "Rambo: First Blood Part II" 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... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2018 15:18

$72.00
162829

NIKITA BALIEFF Jewish Armenian Stage Actor Director Writer DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372271082545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 4, 1936 * Nikita Balieff death (1st report) * Jewish Russian Armenian The top of page 19 has a photo with one column heading: "NIKITA BALIEFF, 59, STAGE FIGURE, DIES" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 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 th... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2018 15:26

$37.00
162824

ELAINE ARNOLD Youngest Julliard School Scholarship Recipient 1927 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372271078827

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1927 * Elaine Arnold - soprano opera singer * Youngest Julliard School recipient Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Texas Girl, 16, Wins Julliard Scholarship, Begins Musical Career Under Mms. Sembrich" (see) First report coverage on Elaine Arnold becoming the youngest person to receive a scholarship at the Julliard. Probably only found in a NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 06, 2018 15:23

$37.00
162664

E.T. the Extra Terrestrial Movie Film Opening Week AD 1980 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012023986

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 18, 1982 * "E.T. the Extra Terrestrial" advertisement * Grand Opening week premiere * Steven Spielberg - science-fiction fantasy A issue on the opening week of the motion picture hit "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" 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 May 02, 2018 15:00

$48.00
163290

Halloween (John Carpenter) Freddie Mercury Queen New Orleans - 1978 LA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392027341650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper (2 sections), offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 3, 1978 * John Carpenter's amazingly successful, "Halloween" * Large ad in a Los Angeles newspaper - 2nd week showing * Freddie Mercury and Queen in New Orleans - with photo A terrific issue which includes a large ad for John Carpenter's "Halloween" - held over for a 2nd week after its Premier Showing. Great to have this uncommon, large ad in a Hollywood area newspaper. Additionally, the front page of section IV ("View") has the article, "Queen in New Orleans," which details the grand party and concert held in New Orleans for the start of their worldwide tour. Included is a photo of Freddie Mercury on stage, with the caption: "STAGE STUNTS - Queen... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2018 10:06

$59.99
163288

MARIE PREVOST Hollywood Silent Movie Film Actress DEATH w/ Photo 1937 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392027315307

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1937 * Marie Prevost death w/ photo * Hollywood film movie actress * Silent and talking pictures The top of page 25 has a one column headline: "MARIE PREVOST DIES ALONE IN HER HOME" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2018 09:09

$33.00
163279

Best BATMAN Superhero Film Movie Opening Day AD Review1989 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392026827325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 23, 1989 * Best "Batman" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Superhero - Michael Keaton - Tim Burton A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Batman" 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... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2018 15:41

$77.00
163259

Best THE DARK KNIGHT Superhero Movie Opening Day AD 2008 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372286094846

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 18, 2008 * Best "The Dark Knight" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Superhero - Christian Bale - Heath Ledger * Also opening day advertisement for "Mamma Mia!" A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Dark Knight" 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... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2018 13:44

$77.00
163256

EDGAR ALLAN POE Poet Poem Poetry PORTRAIT Painting Discovery 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372286008109

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Section 2 only, January 19, 1936 * Edgar Allan Poe * Portrait discovery * Richard Gimbel The top of page 2 of this section has a one column heading: "MYSTERY PAINTING SHOWS A NEW POE" with subheads and the portrait of Poe that was recently found. (see) Complete section 2 only with all 10 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2018 11:35

$39.99
163253

FIRST TELEVISION TRANSMISSION Demonstration by John Logie Baird 1926 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372285876104

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 23, 1926 * First television transmission * John Logie Baird On the website: "Television History - The first 75 Years" is found: "On January 23, 1926, John Logie Baird (of Scotland) gave the world's first public demonstration of a mechanical television apparatus to approximately 40 members of the Royal Institution at his laboratory on Frith Street. These were images of living human faces, not outlines or silhouettes, with complete tonal gradations of light and shade." This very significant event marks the development of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. Page ten of t... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2018 07:54

$124.99
162633

Rare WALPOLE NH New Hampshire 18th Century w/ Nice Masthead 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263712340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, July 29, 1799 * Heraldic eagle masthead Page 2 has an article: "Assassination of the French Deputies" which begins: "After the rivers of blood through which the prime agents of the French Revolution have waded; & the sacrifices made in the great slaughter house by the guillotine, the drownings, sucilades, etc. the world must hear with contempt & indignation their whinings at any event however bloody, cruel, or relentless...". Also on pg. 2: "Proclamation of Field Marshall Suwarrow", actually Alexander Suvorow, Russian military leader & national hero, beginning: "Nations of Italy! Take up arms; unite under banners which are fi... See More  

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:38

$44.00
162630

NEW YORK CITY Fire Plot & William T. Sherman's March 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263711124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 27, 1864 * Plot to burn New York City * Sherman's march to the sea * Milledgeville, Georgia Among the ftpg. first column heads are; "ATTEMPT TO BURN THE CITY" "Discovery of a Vast Rebel Conspiracy" "Prompt Frustration of the Scheme" "Great Panic at Barnum's Museum" "Arrest of Four of the Principals" "One of Morgan's Guerillas Implicated" and more. The bkpg. features a nice Civil War map headed: "HOOD'S OPERATIONS. Scene of Hood's Movements---is Route to Pulaski & Columbia" plus related reports. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:36

$35.00
162627

WHITEY BULGER Winter Hill Gang Boston Crime Mob Boss CAPTURE 2011 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263703865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 23, 2011 * James Whitey Bulger captured * Winter Hill Gang mob boss * Boston organized crime * Movie "Black Mass" fame The front page of section 2 has a one column heading: "CRIME BOSS HELD IN L.A." with subhead: "James 'Whitey' Bulger, sought in 19 slayings, fled arrest in Boston in 1994" and small photo. First report coverage continues inside section 2. Nice to have in this famous Los Angeles publication. Complete with all 6 sections, very nice condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:26

$47.00
162608

MARIAN ANDERSON African American SINGER Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263045300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1939 * Marian Anderson * African American Contralto * Famous Lincoln Memorial concert Page 19 has two column headings: "Throng Honors Marian Anderson In Concert at Lincoln Memorial", "Estimated 75,000, Gathered at Monument to Emancipator, Rush Toward Negro Singer at End--Ickes Introduces Her" with about 2/3 of a column of text. 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, 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 & stu... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:17

$62.00
162606

RUSS COLUMBO Baritone Crooner & Actor Accidentally SHOT & KILLED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392009675709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 3, 1934 * Russ Columbo shot and killed * Baritone crooner - violinist - actor The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Russ Columbo Fatally Wounded As Friends Shows Him Old Pistol" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:15

$37.00
162604

HARRY HOUDINI Magician Escape Artist Appendicitis NEAR DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392009674470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1926 * Harry Houdini near death * Magic - magician - escape artist Page 27 has a somewhat discrete article headed: "Give Houdini New Serum" with subhead. See image for text here. He would die four days later (Halloween). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 56 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:12

$38.00
162583

CHARLES MANSON FAMILY Sharon Tate - Labianca Hollywood MURDERS 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392008887852

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., Aug. 13, 1969 * The infamous Manson family murders Page 5 has an article headed: "Narcotic Aspect Weighed In Grisly Murders in L.A." Also another related article on page 11: "Lurid Set Of Murders In L..A. Baffles Police" (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 18 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends April 27, 2018 15:17

$42.00
162581

CHARLES MANSON FAMILY Sharon Tate - Labianca Hollywood MURDERS 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372262022318

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Aug. 11, 1969 * The infamous Manson family murders The front page has a one column heading: "California Search On In Slayings" which is an early report of the brutal murders & actress Sharon Tate and four others which, in time, would be linked to Charles Manson and his "family". A separate article on page 5 is headed: "Macabre Murders Mount In Los Angeles District" which has more on the Tate murders but also includes the LaBianca murders more recently discovered. Later to be referred to as the Tate-LaBianca murders, Charles Manson & his followers would be arrested & charged nearly four months later. Complete in ten pages, small binding holes near the sp... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2018 15:16

$56.00
162573

CHARLES WEBSTER HAWTHORNE American Portrait & Genre Painter DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372261999322

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, November 30, 1930 * Charles Webster Hawthorne death * American portrait and genre painter * Cape Cod School of Art founder Page 9 of this section has a one column heading: "C. W. HAWTHORNE, NOTED ARTIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles Webster Hawthorne. Other news throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 22 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2018 15:06

$34.00
163197

GEORGE ADEN AHGUPUK Alaskan Eskimo Artist Paintings Discovered 1937 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372282588478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1937 * George Aden Ahgupuk discovered * Eskino artist - illustrator - drawings * Shishmaref, Sarichef Island, Alaska The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "KENT 'DISCOVERS' AN ESKIMO ARTIST" with subheads and photo of George Ahgupuk. Also a three column illustration with heading: "Scene In The Far North Drawn By A Self-Taught Eskimo" (see) Coverage on Eskimo artist George Ahgupuk first being discovered outside his small village in Alaska. 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 with all 40 pages, rag edition in ni... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2018 11:59

$37.00
153282

JEFFERSON DAVIS Elected Confederate President Constitution Conv. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742633922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1861 * Jefferson Davis elected Confederate president * Constitutional Convention of the Confederacy * Pre Civil War tensions brewing This issue has a wealth of significant content on the creation of the Confederacy, with front page heads including: "Important From the South" "The Southern Congress at Montgomery, Alabama" "Adoption of A Constitution" "The Executive Officers of the New Republic" "Jefferson Davis or Mississippi, President" "Alexander H. Stephens, of Georgia, Vice President" and more. The front page has some subheads which include: "The Constitution of the Southern Confederacy" which gives some highlights from their constitutional convention, i... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2018 13:56

$138.00
162413

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal CAPTURED Arrest 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372255462905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1934 * Albert Fish captured - arrested w/ photo * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Budd Girl's Body Found; Killed by Painter in 1928" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with rare photo of Fish. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Forty eight pages, archival mend within mentioned headline whic... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:08

$62.00
162406

Best 1963 JOHN F. KENNEDY JFK ASSASSINATION Rare Dallas TX Texas Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372255453254

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963 * From the city where it happened A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smaller photo of Lyndon Johnson. A considerable amount of related news and photos inside as well. Of curious interest--and only to be found in a Dallas newspaper--are two inconspicuous advertisements to be found on facing pages inside. One is for the 'Texas" movie theater, where Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested (... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2018 14:53

$200.00
162348

HARRY HOUDINI Magician Escape Artist Appendicitis NEAR DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372253610376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1926 * Harry Houdini near death * Magic - magician - escape artist Page 25 has a brief and somewhat discrete article headed: "Houdini Has Restful Day" with subhead. See image for text here. He would die three days later (Halloween). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:39

$38.00
162303

Early LILLIE LANGTRY Jersey Lily London Actress & Notre Dame Univ 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252899560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 24, 1885 * Lily Langtry * Notre Dame University The front page has an interesting article titled: "Lily Langtry - The Lonsdale-Chetwynd Quarrel" which takes close to half a column. A subhead is: "Mrs. Lingtry's New Play" Langtry was a celebrated actress & producer known for her relationships with noblemen. Page 3 has a nice ad for the "University of Notre Dame" which includes an early print of the campus (see). Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:58

$34.00
162269

Best MARILYN MONROE Hollywood Los Angeles SUICIDE Death Dead 1962 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252641741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, August 6, 1962 * Death of Marilyn Monroe (1st report) * Actress, singer, model and sex symbol See the photo for the terrific front page report, with the two line banner headline: "MARILYN MONROE FOUND DEAD" and also: "Sleeping Pill Overdose Blamed". The front page also features a photo of her. Related subheads include: "Unclad Body of Star Discovered on Bed; Empty Bottle Near" and: "Sad Child, Unhappy Star - Help She Needed to Find Self Eluded Marilyn All Her Life". The report carries over to pages 2, 3 & 4 where are found many photos of her life. Other articles on Marilyn Monroe are on pages 22 and 23. Given that her fame was gained in Los Angeles and she ... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2018 07:59

$740.00
162261

STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN Iconic Guitarist - Singer KILLED 1990 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001573412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 28, 1990 * Stevie Ray Vaughan death (1st report) * Guitarist - singer - musician - songwriter The bottom of the ftpg. has a report headed: "Stevie Ray Vaughan, Guitar Great, Dies in Copter Crash" with subhead: "The Grammy-winning performer had just completed a Wisconsin concert. Four others are killed." The article carries over to page 13 and includes a photo of him. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-20 (of 120). Nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:44

$77.00
162242

NEVADA GAMBLING Legalized Reno Gaming Starts w/ Photo & Divorce 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372250189921

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1931 * Gambling becomes legal in Nevada * Reno NV gaming begins * Las Vegas would follow Page 14 has a two column heading: "Reno, in Full Dress, Gambles All Night; 'Divorce Cure' Patrons Hailed in Resort Song" with related photo showing a chuck-a-luck game of chance. Coverage on the legalization of gambling in Reno `that would lead to the business boom of the famous Las Vegas Strip. I suspect this would be one of the few publications to report this event as other titles in our inventory did 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 pe... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:25

$45.00
162133

MAE WEST Actress Arrest & Wall Street's Clarence W. Barron Death 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391999878004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 3, 1928 * Clarence W. Barron death (1st report) * Important Wall Street figure * Mae West arrest The front page has one column headings that include: "CLARENCE W. BARRON, PUBLISHER, IS DEAD" "Head of The Wall St. Journal a Victim of Catarrhal Jaundice at 73 in Battle Creek" "Noted Financial Figure" and more with smaller subheads. Text continues on page 2 with photo of Barron. Page 33 has one column headlines that include: "COURT STAYS POLICE ON MAE WEST PLAY" and more. (see) Coverage on her arrest for participating in a play with a sexual theme. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was pr... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2018 06:31

$42.00
162105

ERIC LIDDELL "Chariots of Fire" Movie 400 Meter Olympics Record 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391998831821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1924. * Eric Liddell * 400 Meter World Record * Paris France Olympics * Flying Scotsman * "Chariots of Fire" fame Page 5 has one column headings that include: "WORLD MARK BROKEN TWICE IN 400 METERS" "Liddell Wins Final in 0:47 3-5 as Record Falls for Third Time in Olympics" and more. (see) Liddell was portrayed in the movie "Chariots of Fire." Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning with minor wear at the margins, irregular with some wear along the spine with a little unrelated text loss, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: During the summer of ... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2018 15:19

$62.00
162068

KNICKERBOCKER STORM Theater DC Snow ROOF COLLAPSE Disaster 1922 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391996911677

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1922 * Knickerbocker storm (blizzard) * Washington D.C. theater collapse disaster The front page has a nice banner headline: "WASHINGTON THEATRE IS CRUSHED BY SNOW, 50 TO 100 DEAD; ROOF CAVES IN ON AUDIENCE OF 500; MANY STILL IN RUINS; 29 INCHES OF SNOW BURY CAPITAL; FRINGE OF STORM HERE" with many subheads. First report coverage on the Knickerbocker Theater disaster. Other news sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light tomning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends April 08, 2018 16:07

$44.00
162029

Best SPEED Action Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1994 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391996294272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 10, 1994 * Best "Speed" movie advertisement ? * Grand Opening Day premiere review * Action thriller film - Keanu Reeves A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Speed" 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 s... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:22

$72.00
162022

Great TELEVISION Invention Experiments John Logie Baird w/ PHOTOS 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243331526

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1929 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions Page XX 14 (near back) has a nice banner headline: "RADIOS TELE-TALKIES CALLED SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENT" with subheads and 3 related photos. (see) A very significant report during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. A significant issue for any collector of television history. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 100+ page Sunday edition, a little irregular al... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:10

$78.00
161976

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391996028253

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING BULLETIN, Providence, Rhode Island, April 15, 1865 * President Abraham Lincoln * Assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theatre - Jon Wilkes Booth The top of the first two columns have the notable heads: "The Nation's Sorrow Hour" "The President Dead" "The Official Announcement" "The Assassins Identified" "Mr. W. H. Seward Reviving" "Secretary Seward Just Alive" "His Son Frederick W. Dead" "Booth, the Assassin, Arrested" "Further Particulars of the Tragedy". The coverage continues on page 2 with what were the first reports as received by the newspaper: "Appalling National Calamity" "Murder In The Capital" 'President Lincoln Assassinated In A Theatre" "Secretary Seward Stabbed in h... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 08:27

$660.00
161974

BILL "BOJANGLES" ROBINSON African American Tap Dancer Actor DEATH 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372242398262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, November 26, 1949 * Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson's death * Famous tap dancer, actor, and all-around entertainer * Co-founder of the New York Black Yankees Page 2 has a two column heading: "Last Taps for Bojangles; Dancing Bill Robinson Dies at 71" with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high-quality newsprint meant for long-terms institutional use. Small binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2018 16:46

$44.00
161935

PRINCE MICHAEL ROMANOFF Hollywood Restaurant & Conman ARRESTED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994734729

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1932 * Michael "Prince" Romanoff arrested * Hollywood restaurateur, actor & conman * Harry F. Gerguson - Beverly Hills restaurant The top of the front page has a two column heading: "'Prince Mike' Seized Near Fifth Av. Shop; Trapped by His Taste for Costly Tobacco" Lengthy text. 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 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 pr... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:07

$37.00
161929

QUASI-WAR United States vs. French Republic France NAVAL 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372241015472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Feb. 10, 1798 Pg. 3 has a report of the treatment of Americans overseas: "...that they are left destitute and no business but privateering going on; many of them are obliged to enter into that service against their own countrymen--that the American flag is treated contemptuously--and Americans insulted in the streets." This relates to the Quasi War (see the web for more on the Quasi War). Also an article: "Conjectures on the Origin of Sneezing". Four pages, 9 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, various foxing.

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:02

$34.00
161886

A.B. Frost Collectible Golfer Print "THE DRIVE" 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994255168

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897 * Famous A.B. Frost golfer illustration: "THE DRIVE" * Complete issue with displayable front cover * Pike's Peak sunrise print by F.P. Stevens Certainly the prime print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others behind him. Inside is a one-third page portrait of "Professor Henry Drisler."; a full pg. illus. of: "England's Little War in India."; a doublepage centerfold of: "The New York Public Library Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations"; a full pg. print of: "A Great Coast Defence [Defense] Gun for the Protection of New York Harbor"; and a half pg.... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:32

$88.00
161865

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention w/ Prints 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994237569

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 26, 1878 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor This is a terrific issue on Edison's newly invented phonograph machine, taking half of page 3 & over half of pg. 4 including four illustrations. The article is headed: "THE PHONOGRAPH" with subheads: "Lectures by Professor J. W. S. Arnold" "Characteristics of Sound Waves--Modes of Producing Them--Distinction Between Music & Noise..." and more (see). Near the beginning of the very lengthy article is: "...Prof. J.W.S. Arnold...delivered a lecture at Chickering Hall upon Mr. Edison's recent invention, the talking machine, known as the phonograph...The lecture was in great part an exposition ... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 15:54

$178.00
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