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JESSE JAMES Gang Bardstown Kentucky & 2nd Petersburg Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372572056964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 20, 1864 * Jesse James takes Bardstown, Kentucky * Second Battle of Petersburg, Virginia Page 5 has an intriguing report, albeit rather small, headed: "The Rebel Raiders In Kentucky" "Capture of Bardstown by Jesse's Gang". The full report can be seen in the photos below, beginning: "Jesse's rebel gang, numbering from twenty to thirty, attacked Bardstown yesterday morning..." with more. Although not mentioned by name as Jesse James, more than one website notes Jesse James spent much time in the Bardstown area. During the Civil War Jesse was a member of the notorious William Quantrill gang and later was with "Bloody" Bill Anderson, raiding many of the towns in the western theater of the Civil War. ... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:36

$85.00
170050

NAT TURNER'S SLAVES REBELLION Insurrection Revolt Negroes Mutiny 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217809944

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VERMONT GAZETTE, Bennington, Sept. 6, 1831 * Nat Turner's slave rebellion - revolt A very notable issue has page 3 contains a quite early and rather detailed report of what is known as "Nat Turner's Rebellion", a slave revolt in Southampton County, Virginia. See the web for details. The first report is headed: "Negro Insurrection" with the report taking from Richmond newspapers & noting: "...the following articles respecting the late atrocities in Virginia. The present version of the affair is that the murderers were mostly runaway slaves who have long lurked in the swamps of Southampton...". This is followed by the "Latest accounts" taken from several newspapers, and then a letter mentions: "...it is ascertained 46 w... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:50

$78.00
170049

re. HANGING OF MARY SURRATT Abraham Lincoln Murder Conspirator ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372570871772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865 * Mary Surratt, the Lincoln assassination conspirator * Shades of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator" Page 4 has a brief, rather inconspicuous item with a small heading: "Mrs. Surratt" which reads: "The friends of the late Mary E. Surratt are resorting to ill-judged action in endeavoring to prove her innocence. Her trial was conducted with extraordinary patience, and the proofs of her guilt entirely justified the conclusion arrived at. Disloyal persons may endeavor to lead to an opposite conclusion, but they will not succeed in that endeavor. She has paid the penalty of her crime, and the wisest thing is for all who were upon terms of friendship with her to let her name be as far forg... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:49

$37.00
169984

WALT WHITMAN "After the Dazzle of Day" 1st First Appearance POEM 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392216314250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, February 3, 1888 On page 4 is a poem titled: "After the Dazzle of Day", reading in its entirety: "After the dazzle of day is gone Only the dark night shows to my eyes the stars; After the clangor of organ majestic or chorus or perfect band Silent athwart my soul moves the symphony true. WALT WHITMAN". This is the very first appearance of this Walt Whitman poem, as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive. Very significant as such. Complete in 20 pages with the Supplement, light toning, a few minor margin tears, very good condition.

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:47

$175.00
169968

Best SCHINDLER'S LIST Jewish Holocaust Film Movie Opening Day AD 1993 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568872176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 15, 1993 * Best "Schindler's List" advertisement * Steven Spielberg - Liam Neeson * Grand Opening Day premiere A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Schindler's List" 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 collecting, we have yet to see such unique & dr... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:36

$98.00
169904

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564964448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * Early report - while he was still alive The top of the front page has dramatic one column heads: "ASSASSINATION!" "Of PRESIDENT LINCOLN!!!" "He is Shot Through the Head While in the Theater" "Wound Pronounced Mortal!" "Secretary SEWARD Also "Assassinated!" "Escape of the Assassin". The front page has various dispatches, the 2nd of which notes: "The President is not expected to live throughout the night. He was shot at the theatre." The 3rd dispatch has considerably more detail, including: "...a sharp report of a pistol was heard...a man rushed to the front of the President's box, waving a long dagge... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:15

$1,075.00
169886

BERMUDA TRIANGLE Mystery U.S. Navy Bombers Airplanes GOES MISSING 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564957587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1945 * Bermuda Triangle Flight 19 disappearance * 5 TBM Avenger torpedo bombers * One of the most famous unsolved mysteries Wikipedia has a lengthy article on the disappearance of 5 naval training planes lost over the "Bermuda Triangle" in 1945, introduced with: "Flight 19 was the designation of five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers that disappeared on December 5, 1945, during a United States Navy-authorized over-water navigation training flight from Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Trouble of an unknown nature plagued the senior aviator designated to observe Flight 19 during this assignment; first with a late arrival requesting to be relieved, then later with complete confusion an... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:07

$67.00
169877

Great WOODSTOCK MUSIC FESTIVAL Sex Drugs Rock-N-Roll HIPPIES 1969 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564705487

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York City, August 17, 1969 * Woodstock music festival * Bethel NY New York * Prime of the hippie generation * Sex, Drugs and rock & roll If there were a collection of newspapers which defined the counterculture movement of the 1960's, this issue must be among them. The Woodstock Music Festival, late summer of 1969, brought the turbulent decade of the '60's to a close. Rolling Stone magazine listed it as one of the 50 moments that changed the history of rock & roll. The festival still stands for many as a example of America’s 1960's youth counterculture at its best. The banner headline has become one of the more notable of the era: "HIPPIES MIRED IN SEA OF MUD" with more details in the caption o... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:40

$640.00
169873

BUDDY HOLLY Big Bopper & Richie Valens Airplane CRASH Disaster 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564704477

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, February 3, 1959 * Death of rock & roll stars * Buddy Holly, the "Big Bopper" and Richie Valens * "The Day the Music Died" The death of these legendary names from the early rock and roll era is not commonly found in period newspapers, unfortunately. And when found the reports are typically brief. This issue has the report on the front page with a one column-wide report headed: "3 Rock 'n' Roll Singers Killed", the report noting in part: "Three nationally known teenage rock 'n roll singers...were killed early today...The singers were identified as Buddy Holly, 22, Richie Valens, 21, and J. P. Richardson, known professionally as the 'Big Bopper'..." with a bit more (see photos). Co... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:38

$189.00
169827

Very Rare MOVIE PROP w/ End Of World War II Japan Headline Not Dated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392211717599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RECORD HERALD, no date nor city listed: a completely "generic" newspaper. This is an interesting movie-prop newspaper, a creation by the movie industry as it was a scene in a movie which obviously related to the end of World War II. We do not know in which movie this newspaper was a prop. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2019 15:49

$185.00
169717

TEXAS GUINAN Queen of the Night Clubs Prohibition Speakeasy DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207079520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 6, 1933 * Texas Guinan death (1st report) * "Queen of the night clubs" - actress * Prohibition era speakeasy fame The front page has a five column headline: "Texas Guinan, Night Club Queen, Dies" with subhead. Three photos are on the back page. (see) Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:42

$52.00
169711

Painter GILBERT STUART George Washington Portrait & Parson Weems 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556586849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 31, 1803 * President George Washington portrait * American painter Gilbert Stuart * Mason Locke Weems - Parson The top of the back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington." Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first biography of George Washington immediately after his death. He was the source of some of the apocryphal stories about Washington. The tale of the cherry tree ("I cannot tell a lie, I did it with my little hatchet") is included in the fifth edi... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:40

$38.00
169702

Great AFRICA Geographer Thomas Jefferys 18th Century MAP 1748 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556580347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1748 Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice foldout map of "AFRICA", which shows considerable detail of the entire continent, at least as much as was known over 250 years ago. Included also is the Saudi Arabia peninsula, portions of present-day Iraq and Iran, as well as the very southern tips of Italy (including Sicily), Greece, and Spain. Madagascar & other islands in the area are shown as well. This map folds out to measure 11 by 10 inches & is in good condition. Interesting articles in this issue include: "Invention of Writing Music by Playing It" with two small illustrations; "Articles For a General Peace" "Introduction to Heraldry" with related plate; "A... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:32

$145.00
169699

BOSTON PORT BILL American Reaction Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207073609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, July, 1774 * Boston Port Bill reaction * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Among the articles is: "The Speech of Moses Bon Saam, a Free Negro, to the Revolted Slaves in ...the West Indies" which takes nearly 1 1/2 pages. Over 9 pages are taken up with reports of debates in Parliament. There is a full page plate of: "Women at the Quern and the Luaghad, with a View of Talyskir", Taliskir being a town on the Isle of Skye off Scotland. In: "Review of New Publications" is: "Thoughts on the Act for Making More Effectual Provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec" and; "Observations on the Act of Parliament Commonly Called the Boston Port Bill..." . The bkpg. has news headed: "A... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:30

$57.00
169695

THE GENIUS OF AMERICA Pediment at Capitol by Luigi Persico DONE 1828 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207072730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 8, 1828 Page 4 has a very detailed article on the completion of the carved artwork of Luigi Persico, the artist who created the "Genius of America" pediment which fronts the Capitol building in Washington. It was work in progress from 1825 - 1828 and this report describes the work, beginning: "The scaffolding and shed which have so long concealed from the public eye the tympanum of the capitol have at length been removed, and the lover of the fine arts cannot be but truly gratified with the beautiful production of the chisel which has been disclosed. Mr. Persico has shewn himself to be an artist of the superior class..." with much more. It would be restored in 1962. Sixteen pages, 6 1... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:29

$28.00
169688

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207070073

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 (trivia: he was watching the mo... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:24

$200.00
169644

THE WIZARD OF OZ Judy Garland Opeing Day PREMIERE ADVERTISEMENT 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206327084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1939 * The Wizard of Oz * Opening day advertisement * Judy Garland and more Page 17 has an historic advertisement in early film history. See photos for a 14 x 7 inch ad for the premiere of "The Wizard of Oz" in New York City. This was the day of the opening for this famous movie. Nice graphical appeal with this ad. (see) New York City was one of the first cities to release this film making this ad rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with reporting on the tensions in pre World War II Europe. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues t... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:34

$92.00
169629

DOUGLAS MacARTHUR Chester Nimitz COMMANDERS Pacific Theater WWII 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206319323

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1945 * Douglas MacArthur & Chester W. Nimitz * Made top commanders in Pacific Theater * World War II vs. Japanese The front page has a nice banner headline: "M'ARTHUR HEADS U. S. ARMY IN PACIFIC" with subhead: "MacArthur and Nimitz Get Team Job to Deal Knockout" and photos. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:19

$44.00
169622

JOHN WAYNE "The Duke" American Film Movie Actor Icon DEATH Photos 1979 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372555520118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, June 12, 1979 * John Wayne death (1st report) * American film actor The front page has a two column heading: "John Wayne dies from cancer at 72" (see) Six pages, a few small binding holes along 1st column which affect Wayne article, small address stamp in masthead, a little spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:13

$42.00
169620

JOHN BONHAM Drummer of British Rock Band Led Zeppelin DEATH 1980 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372555519763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 26, 1980 * John Bonham death (1st report) * British rock band Led Zeppelin drummer The top of page 20 has a report headed: "Led Zeppelin Drummer John Bonham Found Dead". Bonham was widely considered to be the greatest drummer in music history. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-24, very nice condition.

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:12

$87.00
169576

Rare CENTURY OF PROGRESS Chicago World's Fair 1934 Katz COLOR POSTER Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548450188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: "1934 CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR - A Century Of Progress." This color print is captioned: "Official Poster Of The 1934 World's Fair" as featured on the front page of the picture section of the "Chicago Sunday Tribune" issue of April 22, 1934. The artist is Alexander Sandor Raymond Katz. Offered is the complete 8 page "Picture Section" of this weekly newspaper, absolutely genuine, printed on high-quality rag paper meant for institutional holdings. In excellent condition with 3 small binding holes at the blank spine where once bound into a full month bound volume of the Chicago Tribune.

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Ends January 25, 2019 15:37

$200.00
169568

ADELE RITCHIE Prima Donna Comic Opera Singer MURDER-SUICIDE Death 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201411302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 25, 1930 * Adele Ritchie murder-suicide death * Prima donna - comic opera singer * Edwardian musical comedies - vaudeville The front page has a great banner headline: "ADELE RITCHIE KILLS HOSTAGES" with subheads. Nice for display. Photo of Ritchie is on the back. First report coverage on American prima donna Adele Ritchie committing suicide. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 44 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends January 25, 2019 15:33

$57.00
169566

JOHN LENNON We're More Popular Than JESUS The Beatles Comment 1966 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548447383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, August 8, 1966 * John Lennon hit by the media * The Beatles prelude to breakup Page top of page 8 has a four column heading: "'Beatle Burning' Set Here" with photo. (see) This is on the controversial comment by John Lennon that "...group is more popular than Jesus...". Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, address label on the front page, generally in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Angry reactions flared up from Christian communities in August 1966, after John Lennon's remark that The Beatles had become "more popular than Jesus" was quoted by the American teen magazine, Datebook. Lennon ori... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 15:33

$72.00
169517

ROBERT SHAW Quint Jaws Movie Film Fame British Actor DEATH 1978 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548352768

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 29, 1978 * Robert Shaw death (1st report) * British actor - playwright * Jaws movie fame - Quint The top of page 5 has a three column heading: "Robert Shaw, 51, Hunter of 'Jaws,' Dies" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 13:51

$82.00
170091

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


eBay Auction Item # 392218543991

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 January 25, 2019 12:17

$149.99
170011

JOHN DILLINGER Racine Winconsin Bank Holdup Kidnapping ROBBERY 1933 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392217623688

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 21 , 1933 * John Dillinger bank robbery - Racine, Wisconsin * Before he became nationally known The front page has a one column heading: "Rob Racine Bank, Shoot 1, Kidnap, Free 2" Four related photos are on the back page. Though not mentioned because of the unknown at the time, this was in fact the work of John Dillinger. This robbery was featured in the blockbuster movie "Public Enemies" When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newsp... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2019 08:15

$59.99
169995

Best SALLY RAND Erotic Fan Bubble Dancer GUILTY Jail Sentence 1933 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372569599783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Sept. 24, 1933 * Sally Rand sentenced to jail - guilty * Erotic - fan - bubble dancer * George "Machine Gun" Kelly The front page has a great banner headline: "YEAR IN JAIL FOR SALLY RAND" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 4 with two related photos. Great to have from the city where these events happened. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends January 23, 2019 08:30

$49.99
169956

BONNIE AND CLYDE Parker & Barrow Texas Prison Escape Fight PHOTO 1934 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392216251021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1934 * Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow * Prison escape and gunfight * Infamous photo of the pair (rare) Page 4 has a report straight out of the movies with a one column heading: "Gunman Shoot 2 Guards, Free 5 From Prison" with subhead. But what is great about this issue is the infamous photo of the duo also on page 5. The only time I've seen this photo in a newspaper was the report of their demise a few months later. Rare as such. This event was in the 1967 movie "Bonnie & Clyde" starring Warren Beatty & Faye Dunaway. Notice the mention of Bonnie Parker being a cigar smoking woman. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for ... See More  

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Ends January 22, 2019 14:06

$149.99
169915

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination (Day of) GRANT'S Victory Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392215176820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1865 * The day Abraham Lincoln was shot * Civil War ending events - U.S. Grant The front page has some nice reports on the very end of the Civil War, with first column heads including: "IMPORTANT" "Arrival of Gen. Grant in Washington" "The Results Of His Victory" "Visit of Lee to Danville To Advise Johnston to Surrender" "Important Military Order" "All Drafting & Recruiting Stopped" and more, including the official announcement signed by Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War, ending the draft (see). Also on the front page: "SHERMAN" "The Army Under Marching Orders" "Enthusiasm of Sherman's Men Over the Fall of Richmond" "RICHMOND" "The Virginia Soldiers Reported to Have Deserted Lee Before the S... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2019 07:58

$89.99
169408

Historic TELEPHONE INVENTION Alexander Graham Bell Invent - Prints 1877 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196975295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 31, 1877 * Alexander Graham Bell * Invention of the telephone A front page report headed: "The Telephone" begins: "We have already laid before our readers accounts of the wonderful performance of Professor Bell's telephone, an instrument remarkable not merely for its phenomenal capabilities but also because of its having been brought to its present stage of development within the period which has elapsed since June last....Without undertaking to follow the inventor through his various improvements, it will suffice here to state the telephone has recently carried the human voice over a distance of 143 miles (from Boston to North Conway, N.H.), so that ordinary conversational tones utte... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:48

$379.00
169407

GEORGE FREDERIC HANDEL Music Composer Death & George Washington 1759 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372541353088

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1759 * Death of Handel (music composer) * Very early George Washington Near the back is an inconspicuous yet quite significant report on the death of famed composer George Frederick Handel. Under the heading: "List of Deaths for the Year 1759 is an entry reading: "Geo. Fred. Handel, Esq; a great musician. He was born in Germany in 1685, and had been in England 50 years." This report is supplemented by a report of the funeral which reads: "Friday, 20th" "The remains of the late Mr. Handel were deposited at the foot of the Duke of Argyll's monument in Westminster Abbey; the bishop pretends, and the whole choir attended, to pay the last honors due to his memory; and it is computed t... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:47

$140.00
169395

Best THE TERMINATOR Schwarzenegger Film Movie Opening Day AD 1985 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196972897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 26, 1984 * Best "The Terminator" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Arnold Schwarzenegger - science-fiction A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Terminator" 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 u... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:42

$157.00
169273

Actress MARY PICKFORD Files for DIVORCE from Douglas Fairbanks 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193707093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 10, 1933 * Mary Pickford files for divorce * Actor Douglas Fairbanks * Nice headline for display The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "DOUG SUED BY MARY PICKFORD" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Four related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on Actress Mary Pickford filing for divorce from actor Douglas Fairbanks. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:13

$47.00
169270

NORTHWESTERN & UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO Merger Plan ? Universities 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193705990

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 8, 1933 * Northwestern University * University of Chicago * A plan for a merger ? The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "UNIVERSITY MERGER IS SURE" with subheads. Nice for display. Probably only reported in a newspaper close the schools, especially with a nice headline as such. The plan would never materialize. Complete with 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine. wikipedia notes: In 1933, Robert Maynard Hutchins, President of the University of Chicago, presented a proposal to Northwestern's Board of Trustees and President Scott to mer... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:10

$47.00
169269

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Film Movie Opening Day Advertisement 1946 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535649905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1946 * Original "It's a Wonderful Life" premiere ad * Opening night showing in New York City * James Stewart and Donna Reed - Frank Capra Page 31 has a 14 x 6 inch advertisement of what is considered one of the greatest films of all time, It's a Wonderful Life. This movie premiered in NYC on December 20th, making this an opening day ad. (historic) Very rare as such. News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:09

$115.00
169225

Actor CLARK GABLE & Actress Carole Lombard MARRIED Weds Marry 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534580018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 30, 1939 * Actor Clark Gable * Actress Carole Lombard * Marriage - wedding The front page has a one column heading: "Gable Marries Miss Lombard in Elopement" Related photo is on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:57

$42.00
169221

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192970235

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: 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 related news and photos inside as ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:55

$240.00
169177

DR.BENJAMIN FRANKLIN on the Morals of CHESS Card Games 1792 American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192317930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, April, 1792 * Benjamin Franklin - morals of chess Content includes: "Reflexions on the State of the Union" and a nice article: "The Morals Of Chess. By Dr. Franklin" which takes two pages; a series of: "Letters to a Young Lady - On Politeness - On Exercise & Relations - On Public Pleasures - On Visiting, Tea Parties - On Card Playing - On Gaming". Also: "Anecdote of General Washington" "Account of the New Colony at Sierra Leone, on the Coast of Africa" "North-Western Posts" "Observations on the Indian War" "Government of the United States" and more. Complete in 56 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches, full title/contents page with a decorative heading, disbound, never-trimmed margins, minor ... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2019 15:50

$64.00
169117

MIGUEL FLETA Spanish Operatic Singer & Tenor Spain DEATH 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372532016108

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1938 * Miguel Fleta death (1st report) * Spanish Operatic tenor * Iberian opera singer The top of the front page has a one column picture of Miguel Fleta and heading: "Miguel Fleta, Tenor, One In Opera Here" with subhead. (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 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2019 09:26

$37.00
169057

JEAN HARLOW Movie Film Actress & Sex Symbol SWIMSUIT Photos 1935 Old Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188914149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Picture Section Only, June 2, 1935 * Actress & sex symbol Jean Harlow * The swimsuit issue of the 1930's ? The front page of this section has 4 large photos showing actress Jean Harlow sporting various swimsuits of the day with text underneath each. Nice for display. Complete picture section only with 6 page, a few small binding holes along the spine, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2019 15:00

$35.00
168963

Large 1873 NEWPORT RI Rhode Island Aquidneck Island Harper's Wkly FOLDOUT PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187826254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY (Newport, RI Supplement), New York, August 30, 1873 * Huge print of Newport, Rhode Island * Much on the history of Newport Offered is a huge foldout (actually the Supplement of the Harper's Weekly for this date) with a terrific view of "Newport, Rhode Island," showing how the skyline looked in 1873, and which includes many sail boats & ships in the harbor (see photos). Newport was one of the most popular summer tourist locations on the East Coast during the latter half of the 19th century. Several buildings & other landmarks are noted above & below the print, and there is descriptive text on the town as well. Among the landmarks noted are "Jewish Synagogue", "Opera House" "City Hall" "... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:27

$98.00
168959

PINOCCHIO Walt Disney Opening Day MOVIE REVIEW & Advertisement 1940 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187824556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 8, 1940 * Disney's animated movie "Pinocchio" * Introduced to the World Page 18 has the first review of the new animated movie from the Disney Studios, "Pinocchio". This was their second animated movie following on the heels of the wildly successful "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs". The very favorable review begins: "If Westbrook Pegler could write...that Walt Disney's "Snow White" was the happiest event since the armistice, we can report confidently this morning that Mr. Disney's "Pinocchio" is the happiest event since the war..." with much more (see photos for portions). The review includes a two column photo from the movie showing both Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket. Complete in 44 pages... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:25

$160.00
168744

EVELYN HOEY Broadway Actress Torch Singer Death SUICIDE Murder ? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182067892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 13, 1935 * Evelyn Hoey murder or suicide ? * Broadway actress The front page has a great banner headline: "JAIL TWO IN ACTRESS' DEATH" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Five related photos on the back page. First report coverage on the death of actress and singer Evelyn Hoey. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:17

$44.00
168725

1ST TELEVISION DRAMA General Electric Broadcast Test Schenectady 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182055445

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 12, 1928 * 1st ever television drama broadcast * "The Queen Messenger" * Schenectady, New York "WRGB" The front page of section three (page 31) has a one column heading: "Radio Presents Television as Talking Movie" with subhead. (see) Printing flaw on this page doesn't affect this article. Complete with all 44 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:52

$40.00
168706

DAVID BELASCO Theater Stage Playwright Producer Impresario DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182039385

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 15, 1931 * David Belasco death (1st report) * Theatrical playwright - producer The front page has a one column heading: "DAVID BELASCO, STAGE GENIUS, DIES AGED 77" with subhead. (see) Photo of Belasco is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40m pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:23

$44.00
168581

Painter GILBERT STUART President George Washington Portrait 1803 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508480351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 11, 1803 * President George Washington portrait * American painter Gilbert Stuart The middle of the front page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuart", noting in part: "...G. Stuart takes this opportunity, likewise, to apprise the public that he has pursued the necessary steps...to protect his works for the future from the illiberal and injurious piracy which has hitherto been committed upon them..." and further on more text concerning a Stuart portrait of Washington as "Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States during the Revolutionary War..." (see). Stuart is widely considered one of America's foremost portraitists. His best known work is the unfini... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:37

$34.00
168578

Actress JEAN HARLOW Director Paul Bern Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508478494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 6, 1932 * Director Paul Bern suicide death (1st report) * Actress Jean Harlow The front page has a great banner headline: "JEAN HARLOW WIDOW BY SHOT" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage on the suicide of Paul Bern, husband of famous movie actress, Jean Harlow. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:35

$88.00
168574

Brown Derby Restaurant Closes Original Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508473553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 22, 1980 * The original Brown Derby restaurant closes * Wilshire Boulevard location * Constructed in the shape of a brown derby After decades of being known as one of the key hang-outs for Hollywood's elite, the original Brown Derby closes. This issue provides content related to both the closing and the temporary delay in demolition resulting from "mime" protestors and the efforts of Glory Daily, owner and daughter of the Academy Award winning actress Gloria Swanson, the wife of the original owner, Herbert K. Somborn. The front page has: "Brown Derby Saved - For Now," with an inside page showing two images of the "mime" protestors with a 4-column heading, "Pickets Delay Destruction of Bro... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:30

$135.00
168573

EDGAR ALLAN POE Father & Mother THEATRE AD Play "Adrian & Orilla" 1808 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392176975234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, Nov. 10, 1808 * Edgar Allan Poe's mother & father theater ads On page 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a listing for a play called "ADRIAN & ORRILA, or, A mother's vengeance", with Mr. Poe as "Adrian" & with Mrs. Poe as "Orrila" (see) This was the mother & father of Edgar Allan Poe, the famous author and poet. Rare to find such ads in period newspapers. News of the day with other interesting ads. Complete with 4 pages, a little staining, generally very nice.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:23

$47.00
168572

Great GEORGE BURNS Actor Comedian Arrested GEM Jewelry Smuggling 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508467715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 13, 1938 * Actor George Burns * Gem - jewelry smuggling * Arrest - pleads guilty The front page has a great banner headline: "ACTOR'S JEWEL FRAUD TOLD" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related photo on the back page showing Burns with Gracie Allen. First report coverage on actor George Burns pleading guilty for gem smuggling. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:23

$57.00
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