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175296

Captain Joshua Huddy & Charles ASGILL AFFAIR Revolutionary War 1782 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773872597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 13, 1782 * American Revolutionary War The back page has a nice report on the famous case of Capt. Joshua Huddy, a captured American patriot who was hanged by Loyalists. Huddy's death became a motive force behind one of the first international incidents of the fledgling United States when the Continental army planned to execute a young British officer in retaliation in what became known as the "Asgill Affair". The report mentions: "...then taken on shore under pretence of being exchanged, but was in fact forced to the first tree that could be found on which he was hung till he was dead, without any trial, or charge made against him. Upon this being related to General Washington, he imm... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:59

$83.00
175293

AMELIA EARHART Airplane LOST over Pacific Ocean EULOGY Death 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773859505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1937. * Amelia Earhart memorial (death) * Lost over the Pacific Ocean The top of page 5 has a three column photo with heading: "Honoring The Memory Of A Famous Aviatrix" Also a one column heading: "TRIBUTES ARE PAID TO AMELIA EARHART" with subheads. (see) Was this her official funeral after being lost over the Pacific Ocean in early July of the same year ? Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Each issue is complete with 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:37

$48.00
175131

MS ST. LOUIS Ocean Liner JEWISH Refugees Escape Germans JEWS 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372764745093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 5, 1939.. * German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis * Jewish refugees are refused in Cuba * "Voyage of the Damned" - Jews Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Wanderers on Sea" with caption: "Jewish Refugees" Complete with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The MS St. Louis was a German ocean liner most notable for a single voyage in 1939, in which its captain, Gustav Schröder, tried to find homes for 908 Jewish refugees from Germany. After they were denied entry to Cuba, Canada, and the United States, the re... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:51

$44.00
175122

MAUDE ADAMS Broadway J. M. Barrie's PETER PAN Actress DEATH 1953 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372764742173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Mass. July 18, 1953 * Maude Adams death (1st report) * American Broadway actress * Peter Pan character fame The top of page 9 has a one column photo of Maude Adams with small heading: "Long Career Ends". (see) Complete with all 20 pages, small binding holes along the spine, library stamp within the masthead, generally in good condition.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:46

$40.00
175106

MARGARET MITCHELL Gone With The Wind Author Pulitzer Prize DEATH 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418464279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1949 * Margaret Mitchell killed * 'Gone With the Wind' author * Pulitzer Prize winner The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "MISS MITCHELL, 49, DEAD OF INJURIES" with subheads that include: "Author of 'Gone With the Wind' Succumbs in Atlanta Hospital 5 Days After Auto Hit Her" and more with photo of Mitchell. (see) Lengthy text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:37

$72.00
175105

GEORGE WASHINGTON Becomes General & Commander-in-Chief Again 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418461376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Sept. 3, 1798 * George Washington commissioned by John Adams * Lieutenant general & Commander-in-chief once again The front page begins with an introductory letter to the Senate signed by the President: John Adams, in which he is pleased with a letter: "...from General Washington...on this great event, the General's acceptance of his appointment as Lt. General & Commander in Chief of the Army." What followed is the lengthy letter signed in type: Go. Washington, dated at Mount Vernon, July 13, 1798. He accepts the position and served as the senior officer of the U.S. Army from July 13, 1798 until his death seventeen months later. He participated in the planning for a provisional army t... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:33

$63.00
175102

Great Battle of BATAAN FALLS Allies Surrender to Japanese 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418459126

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, WAR EXTRA!, April 9, 1942 * Battle of Bataan ends * Allies surrender to Japanese * Philippines Campaign * World War II - WWII The front page has a terrific banner headline in large, bold lettering: "BATAAN FALLS!" with more. (see) A great issue for display. The Japanese capture would lead to the infamous Bataan Death March. This is a special 4 page "War Extra", some light damp staining, a few tears along central that are archivally mended on page 2, a little margin wear with a few tint tears, irregular along the spine, nice for display as such. source: USO: The Battle of Bataan ended on April 9, 1942, when Army Major General Edward P. King surrendered to Japanese General Masaharu Homma. A... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:32

$77.00
175095

PUSSYFOOT JOHNSON William E. Prohibition Anti Alcohol Head DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418454642

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1945 * William E. Johnson death * U.S. prohibition leader The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "W. E. JOHNSON DIES; DRY CRUSADER, 82" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on American prohibition advocate and law enforcement officer, William "Pussyfoot" Johnson. 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 24 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 subscriptio... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:27

$40.00
175047

Best ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Ford's Theatre 1865 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372752113049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (historic 1st report) * It is BEST to have reports from the city where it occurred As might be imagined newspapers from Washington reporting the assassination of Abraham Lincoln are exceedingly scarce and exceedingly desirable. Although newspapers from New York & Philadelphia remain among the most sought-after because of their proximity to Washington and the stature of big city newspapers, they pale in comparison to a newspaper from the city where the assassination happened. In our 43 years in the rare newspaper business we may have offered 4 or 5 from the nation's capital. This is one of them. Not surprisingly the coverage of ... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2019 07:25

$6,800.00
175042

RICHARD HUDNUT American Perfumer Cosmetics Businessman DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372751515188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 31, 1928 * Richard Hudnut death (1st report) * American businessman (cosmetics) Page 31 has a one column heading: "RICHARD HUDNUT DIES ON RIVERIA" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, light toning, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends September 28, 2019 15:30

$40.00
175038

ANDY WARHOL SHOT & Robert Kennedy Eerie Living Ad 1968 Village Voice Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372751508238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, June 6, 1968 * The shot that shattered the Velvet Underground * Attempted assassination of Andy Warhol * Bobby Kennedy is alive and living in New York? The feature article of this issue is regarding the shooting of Andy Warhol by Valarie Solanis: "The Shot that Shattered The Velvet Underground." Two related photos are present, and the coverage continues on an inside page. In a bizarre twist of fate which is a bit stranger than fiction, Robert (Bobby) Kennedy died this same day at the hand of an assassin, and although the coverage was not included since this issue had already been printed, the back page has an eerie ad for help with his campaign which states: "ROBERT F.... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2019 15:26

$150.00
175012

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL Viewing Obsequies 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401625244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia * Hunt for John Wilkes Booth All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelphia" "Scenes There Yesterday" "Immense Crowds of People Throughout the Day" "Several Women Faint & One Reported Killed" "The Lying in State at the City Hall" "Our Last Sad Rites" with more. Included within the lengthy text is a crude diagram of the funeral process showing the position of the "funeral car". Fine content inside as well including: "Sherman" "T... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:22

$139.00
175011

Gen. GEORGE WASHINGTON DEATH Honoring His Life w/ Services & More 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401625100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 1, 1800 * re. George Washington's death * Funerals - honoring his life The front page has content relating to the recent death of George Washington, but it also includes a letter signed in type by: G. Washington dated 1792, a offering thanks for a gift. Also on the ftpg: "Virtues and Services of the Late Gen. George Washington, at Wiscasset" and then: "...At Woburn" and "...At Concord" and "...At Lexington". There is also on: "Extract form an Eulogy Pronounced at Methuen, by Mr. D. A. White". Page 3 has various reports on the actions of Napoleon Buonaparte plus there is a brief item: "It is a moot point whom Buonaparte in his conduct most resembles, Julius Caesar--or Oliver Cromwe... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:21

$76.00
175010

Best PHILIP K. WRIGLEY Chicago Cubs MLB Baseball Named President 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401624954

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 24, 1934 * Philip K. Wrigley named president * Chicago Cubs - MLB baseball * Best title to be has - rare as such A great sports page headline for a Chicago newspaper: "WRIGLEY TO BE CUB PRESIDENT: WALKER OUT" with a subhead: "Sale Of Stock Eliminates 2d Largest Holder". The report announces the immediate resignation of the-president W. M. Walker and the sale of his stock in the Cubs. P.K. Wrigley--son of the chewing gum founder Wm. Wrigley (who died 2 years previous), would become president of the Cubs. The articles includes photos of both P.K. Wrigley and William Walker. This is the complete 12 page sports section which has its own masthead and dateline. This is the "rag edition" prin... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:21

$78.00
174979

DANIEL WEBSTER Secretary of State & Massachusetts Senator DEATH 1852 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399900282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1852 * Daniel Webster death All columns on pages 2 and 3 are black-bordered for the death of Daniel Webster. Page 3 has an article headed: "Death of Daniel Webster" which begins: "The death of this eminent citizen, which took place on Sunday morning last, will occasion a profound sensation throughout our own country and the world. He died at an advanced age--in the 71st year of his life--and in the full possession of his faculties...". The article takes over a full column. Page 3 has: "Honors to Mr. Webster". Great to have this report of the death of this famed politician in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:12

$67.00
174978

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399900125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 24, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Fully half of page 6 is taken up with much detail on the John Brown raid on Harper's Ferry, with column heads: "John Brown's Invasion" and subheads: "The Army" "The Prisoners" "A Seditious Sign" "John Brown in Prison, to His Old Schoolmaster--His Views of Death & Religious Hopes..." which is a lengthy letter signed by him: John Brown. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:11

$37.00
174977

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Mormoism Leader DEATH & Sitting Bull 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399899928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 30, 1877 * Brigham Young death (1st report) * Mormons - Mormonism * Chief Sitting Bull The front page has a report headed: "The Death Of Brigham Young" which begins: "Brigham Young was attacked with cholera morbus on Thursday night...continued swelling until respiration was stopped. He was conscious, but only briefly answered questions during the lat forty-eight hours..." and more. Beneath it is a small item: "Sitting Bull" noting: "...estimates Sitting Bull's strength at 1000 Sioux..." with more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:11

$65.00
174976

JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION Mormons Mormonism 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749396706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, March 24, 1877 * John D. Lee execution * Mountain Meadows Massacre Over a full column on page 2 is headed: "The Execution At Mountain Meadow" with fine coverage of the execution of John D. Lee--perpetrator of the infamous Mountain Meadows Massacre. Much reporting on Lee's comments before his execution including: "...My conscience is clear before God and man, and I am ready to meet my Redeemer...I have no fear of death...I am a true believer in the gospel of Jesus Christ I do not believe in everything that is now practiced and taught by Brigham Young..." with more. Then: "...Immediately after a handkerchief was placed over Lee's eyes. He raised his hands & placed them on the top of his head.... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:10

$110.00
174975

BOOKER T. WASHINGTON African American Leader Author DEATH & Photo 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399899116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Nov. 15, 1915 * Booker T. Washington death w/ photo * African American leader, educator, author * Tuskegee University founder Page 14 has fine coverage on Booker T. Washington, noting his death. First column heads: "BOOKER WASHINGTON DEAD" "Famous [Black] Educator Succumbs at Tuskegee" "For at Least 2 Years His Health Had Failed" "Seldom Rested from his Arduous Labors" "School A Monument to His Great Genius" with the text taking close to two columns, followed by additional articles on Washington. This is accompanied by a large photo headed: "The Man That Led Not an Army But a Race" showing him and his wife and sons. Complete in 20 pages, nice condition, somewhat fragile so should be hand... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:09

$147.00
174972

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Southern Citizens Desire for it 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749395530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, April 29, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination - death * Bizarre Southern desire for his death prior Certainly the most notable content is on page 4 with column heads: "The President's Remains" "A Proclamation" signed in type by President Andrew Johnson calling for a day of respect for Abraham Lincoln; "Southern views & Feeling" "Negro Suffrage" "Lee's Surrender" which has much detail and takes over a full column; "Sherman's Announcement". An intriguing item is headed: "The Assassinations Proposed" which cites a report in a Selma, Alabama newspaper: "...If the citizens of the Southern Confederacy will furnish me with the cash, or good securities for the sum of one million dollars... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:07

$58.00
174968

BATTLE OF LYS Spring Offensive in Flanders WWI 1918 Old World War I Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749395017

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COURIER-JOURNAL, Louisville, Kentucky, April 19, 1918 * Battle of the Lys (1918) * Fourth Battle of Ypres * Spring Offensive - WWI The ftpg. has a nice banner headline on World War I: "VIOLENT HUN ATTACKS FAIL" with column heads: "New Assault Delivered On 10 Mile Line" "Foe is Making Attempt To Cross La Bassee Canal & Capture Bethune" "Von Capelle Insists 'Sub' War Success" "Construction of U-boats Exceeds Losses & Effectiveness Increased" and much more. Also a ftpg. photo from the war headed: "British Gunners, Stripped To Waist, Pour Death On The German Hordes". More inside including a large photo of Major General Hunter Liggett. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:06

$37.00
174966

Best WILLIAM H. HARRISON President Death Funeral 1841 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749393867

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 9, 1841 * President William H. Harrison * Washington D.C. death - funeral All four pages has wide, black "mourning" rules around the perimeter for the death of President William Henry Harrison. Nearly half of page 2 is taken up with many "...evidences of public sentiment..." for the death of Harrison, containing many reports about his death. Page 3 begins with a very lengthy account headed: "The Funeral" which begins: "When, but four weeks since, it was our welcome task to lay before our readers a sketch of the joyous scenes which marked the inauguration of a beloved Chief Magistrate, how little did we--alas! how little did any one--anticipate that our columns ... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:03

$155.00
174963

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio PHYSICS Electricity Death FUNERAL 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749391256

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1943 * Nikola Tesla death - funeral * Father of Radio - Physics Pager 24 has one column headlines that include: "2,000 ARE PRESENT AT TESLA FUNERAL" "Cathedral of St. John the Divine Is Scene of Yugoslav State Function for Scientist" "Great In Science Attend" and more. (see) First report coverage on Nikola Tesla's funeral. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 42 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 11:57

$92.00
175301

President JOHN TYLER & the Death of William Henry Harrison 1841 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392432616796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 10, 1841 Page 3 has a 1 1/2 column address: "To the People of the United States" signed by the newly-inaugurated President John Tyler concerning his elevation to the presidency following the recent death of William Henry Harrison. Also a pg. 3 item: "General Harrison's Family" who were at the funeral. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 25, 2019 07:53

$44.99
175271

JOHN ANDERSON Escaped Fugitive Slave Extradition Case w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372773533903

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Canada West escaped slave w/ print “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "John Anderson, the Fugitive Slave i... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2019 08:33

$74.99
175266

Rare ANTI-ABRAHAM LINCOLN Uniontown PA Pennsylvania Civil War Era 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392430960295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENIUS OF LIBERTY, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1864 * Uncommon title * Anti-Abraham Lincoln Among the articles in this anti-Lincoln newspaper: "The Late National Humiliation - Review of the Recent Invasion" "Stinging Article From the National Intelligencer" "What it Costs to Disregard Gen. McClellan's Advice" "Mr. Lincoln's Opinion Three Years Ago" "The Last Man Called For" which concerns the coming draft, one bit noting: "And so the dance of death goes on...". Inside has: "Another Invasion" "From Atlanta" "Mosby's Cavalry in Maryland" and much more. Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, minor margin wear.

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Ends September 24, 2019 07:53

$34.99
174923

ROSE GRUENING Jewish Settlement Camp at Cornwall NY Founder DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372745747381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1934 * Jewish settlement founder Rose Gruening death * Camp Moodna, Mountainville, New York The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "'GRAND ST. ANGEL' IS DEAD AT CAMP" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Rose Gruening, founder of the Camp Moodna at Mountainville, New York. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, a little wear along bottom margin, nice condition.

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Ends September 22, 2019 15:28

$42.00
174899

KODAK CAMERA Roll Film Inventor GEORGE EASTMAN SUICIDE Photography1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391768109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 15, 1932 * George Eastman suicide death (1st report) * Kodak camera inventor - roll film The front page has a one column heading: "Make Plans Today for 'Kodak King's' Funeral" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of Kodak camera inventor George Eastman. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the 1st column, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:51

$45.00
174884

UNCLE JOHN WILDER Fiddler Death & Charles Lindbergh Nanking China 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390101587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1931 * Uncle John Wilder (fiddler) death * President Calvin Coolidge's uncle * Plymouth, Windsor County, Vermont * Charles Lindbergh flies to the Orient Page 30 has a one column heading: "UNCLE JOHN WILDER, FIDDLER, DEAD AT 85" with subheads and photo. (see) Page 12 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGHS ALIGHT ON LAKE AT NANKING" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:06

$38.00
175232

Best DOLLEY MADISON President James Wife & First Lady DEATH 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392424525879

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 14, 1849 * Death of Dolley Madison * First Lady of the United States * Best title to be had - rare as such The top of page 3 has a black-bordered report noting: "It is with saddened hearts that we announce to our readers the decease of Mrs. Madison, Widow of James Madison, Ex-President of the United States..." with particulars. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the nation's capital, where she died. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 08:51

$69.99
174848

Tribal Chief COCHISE Chiricahua Apaches Indians DEATH 1st Report 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758780

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 15, 1874 * Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report) * Chiricahua Apaches - Indians Page 7 has: "Obituary - Cochise, the Indian Chief" noting in part: "...announces that Cochise, the famous Indian chief, died on Tuesday last in Arizona. He had been sick a long time, and feeling satisfied that he was afflicted by witchcraft, he refused to let the doctor administer to his wants..." with much more on him & his life. Twelve pages, great condition.

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:07

$57.00
174843

SIEGE OF VICKSBURG Mississippi Ends w/ Capture Fall Ciivl War MAP 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392388822556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 8, 1863 * Siege of Vicksburg ends with capture * Large front page map for display The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "VICKSBURG AND THE SURROUNDING COUNTRY", with the first column having a nice stack of heads including: "The Fall of Vicksburg" "More Glorious News" "Gen. Pemberton Begs for Conditions" "He Wants to March Out His men" " 'Unconditional Surrender' Grant Don't See It" "He Will Not Allow a Single Man to March Out" and more. Pages 4 & 5 have some nice follow-up to the Battle of Gettysburg, with: "Lee's Army Overtaken" "Great Fight on the Banks of the :Potomac" "Another Defeat & Rout" "Desperate Effort to Cross the River with his Shattered Army" "He is Attacked... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:05

$98.00
174841

VALERIANO WEYLER Governor General of the Philippines & Cuba DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742756863

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1930 * Spanish General Valeriano Weyler death * Governor General of the Philippines & Cuba Page 27 has a one column heading: "GENERAL WEYLER DIES AT AGE OF 92" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Spanish general, Valeriano Weyler. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:03

$40.00
175220

CHARLES WEBSTER LEADBEATER Theosophy Occultist Spiritualism DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372768115096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1934 * Charles Webster Leadbeater death * Occultist - spiritualism - thesophist Page 19 has a one column heading: "Dr. C. W. Leadbeater Dead In India At 86" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles Webster Leadbeater, Theosophical Society member and occultist. 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 42 pages, light toning, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2019 09:32

$34.99
175218

Early Rare 17th Century 352 Years Old w/ POPE ALEXANDER VII Death 1667 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372768101072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 13, 1667 * Death of Pope Alexander VII (Fabio Chigi) * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had Near the beginning of the front page is a report from Rome noting: "On Sunday the 22th instant...dyed the Pope Alexander the Seventh in the 69 year of his age and the twelfth of his papacy, which so soon as it was divulged, the people flocked together near the place to the number of neer 20,000 persons..." and more detail. Other news reports from throughout Europe. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 3/4 by 11 inches, nice condition. This is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world, having just begun two years earlier in 1665 and ... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 09:15

$79.99
175210

CHARLES W. CHESNUTT African American Author & Activist DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392422950658

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 16, 1932 * Charles W. Chesnutt death * African American author * Post Civil War South Page 17 has a one column heading: "C. W. CHESNUTT, NEGRO AUTHOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles W. Chesnutt, African American author and political activist. 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 38 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 subs... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 08:23

$37.99
174810

JOSELITO Jose Gomez Ortega Matador Bullfighter Gored Goring DEATH 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740419497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATLANTA CONSITUTION, May 18, 1920 * Jose Gomez Ortega (Joselito) * Spanish matador death * Bullfighting - Gored The front page has a one column heading: "Killed By Bull After He Killed Over 1,400 Bulls" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the goring and death of famous Spanish matador Jose Gomez Ortega, commonly known as Joselito. Complete with 16 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:57

$57.00
174775

SARA TEASDALE Lyric Poet "I Shall Not Care" Poem SUICIDE Death 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739652680

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1933 * Sara Teasdale suicide death * "I Shall Not Care" poem * American lyric poet The front page has a one column heading: "SARA TEASDALE, POET, FOUND DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 with photo and her poem "I Shall Not Care" which was thought to be her suicide note. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 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 hi... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:14

$48.00
174746

Best Mobster AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Case GUILTY 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383787896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 19, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone guilty * Infamous tax evasion conviction * Best title to be had - very rare The banner headline announces: "SWIFT PENALTY FOR CAPONE" with a one-column subhead; "Tax Conviction Term May Be Set Tomorrow". Although "Scareface" Al Capone was involved in many criminal activities, it was tax evasion which ultimately put him behind bars. The article takes a full column and concludes on an inside page. Terrific to have this report in a Chicago newspaper. Also on the front page has: "Thomas Edison Will Be Buried At Milan, Ohio" with a large ftpg. cartoon memorial for the death of Thomas Edison. The complete 34 page newspaper and this is the "rag edition" printed... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:40

$145.00
174745

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man ASSASSINATION 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739411288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, February 15, 1936 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassination * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a nice banner headline: " 'MACHINE GUN' M'GURN SLAIN" with a column headline: "Capone Chief Shot Down in Bowling Alley" which has subheads: "Guns Blaze; McGurn Dies" "Yell Is Murder Signal" "Reminded of Massacre". The article carries over to page 2. The back page is filled with photos, four of which concern this report. Part of the bkpg. banner head: " 'Machine Gun Jack' McGurn Slain...". One of the photos shows how the Moran gangsters mowed down its victims at the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, this being ... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:39

$370.00
174744

FDR President Franklin D. Roosevelt Warm Springs GA Georgia DEATH 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383786783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE--EXTRA, April 13, 1945 * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR * Warm Springs, Georgia * World War II - WWII The large ftpg. headline announces: "F.D.R. DIES ! " in dramatic fashion, with the letters dropped out of a black box. A related Subhead: "The President Cerebral Hemorrhage Cause Of Death at Warm Springs; Truman Is Sworn Into Office" with more, including a large photo of him. The complete first section with pages 1-12, some wear at the spine margin, good condition.

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:39

$39.00
174742

Best KING GEORGE VI Death & QUEEN ELIZABETH II Reigns as Monarch 1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383786493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING STANDARD, London, Feb. 6, 1952 * King George VI death * Queen Elizabeth II reigns * Best title to be had ? The banner headline announces to the citizens of London: "THE KING IS DEAD" "Peaceful End In His Sleep" with the bulletin headed: "Sandringham Bulletin This Morning" making this a desired same-day report of the death of King George VI. His eldest daughter, Princess Elizabeth, became the new Queen of England. Great to have this account in a British newspaper. Tabloid size, complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:38

$63.00
174738

AMELIA EARHART Airplane LOST over Pacific Ocean Fame Led to Death 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383782703

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 11, 1938 * Amelia Earhart lost at sea * Captain Hilton H. Railey * "Preface To Greatness" * re. Lost in Pacific Ocean The top of page 49 has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART HELD VICTIM OF 'CAREER'" with subheads. (see) Amelia Earhart was lost over a year earlier. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 52 pages, light toning at the margins, very nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:32

$57.00
174710

(2) FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Both Confederate & Union 1861 Civil War Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498277

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that were rampant on both sides of the border. As you see, both sides claimed victory: TRIBUNE: The top of page 3 begins with a nice stack of column heads: "A GREAT BATTLE FOUGHT" "The Batteries at Bull's Run Carried" "Splendid Union Victory" "The Rebels Routed" "Terrible Slaughter" "They Are Driven Into Manassas Junction" "A Death Blow to Secession" and much... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$650.00
174708

STONEWALL JACKSON'S Arm Amputated Battle of Chancellorsville Civil War 1863 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738126768

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1863 * Battle of Chancellorsville * Stonewall Jackson's arm amputated (historic) * 2 days before his death Inside pages have a wealth of column heads on the Civil War, some including; "The Battle of Chancellorsville" "Stonewall Jackson's Left Arm Amputated" "A Ball Also Passed Through His Right Hand" with more. This report is dated May 7. He actually died of his wounds on May 10. Other heads: "Our Troops in Camp After the Battle" "The Fresh Start" "Additional Lists of the Killed & Wounded" "The Stoneman Expedition". Another page has a small map of the Vicksburg vicinity with heads: "Investment of Jackson" "Operations of Gen. Grant Between Vicksburg and Jackson" with more. Twelve pages,... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$57.00
174661

Outlaw Gang JESSE JAMES Robert Ford St. Joseph MO ASSASSINATION 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392379582084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 4, 1882 * Jesse James assassination * Robert & Charles Ford * St. Joseph, Missouri The back page has a rather inconspicuous report at the bottom of the first column: "Death of the Notorious Robber Jesse James". The report, which continues at the top of the next column, reads in full: "Jesse James, the notorious robber was shot dead in St. Joseph, Mo., by Charles and Robert Ford, who then gave themselves up and were lodged in jail. The Fords formerly belonged to the James Gang, but have recently been acting as detectives to catch James, hoping to gain the large reward offered for his apprehension, and they arrived at St. Joseph a week ago for the purpose of capturing him. It s... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2019 07:35

$224.00
174625

JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER Standard Oil Tycoon & Philanthropist DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392374156244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 24, 1937. * John D. Rockefeller death (1st report) * Oil tycoon & philanthropist The front page has a three column heading: "Rockefeller Dies at 97; Career Ends in Sleep" with various subheads and photo. More on page 5. Complete with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes & a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 08, 2019 15:21

$68.00
174526

PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON Death Threat & William Wirt 1834 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372731859179

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 22, 1834 * President Andrew Jackson * William Wirt Inside contains: "Anonymous Letters!" which contains several concerning the assassination plot against President Jackson, one beginning: "This is to inform you that I, one of a number of young men of this city who have conspired your death, unknown to my colleagues, write this to warm you of this plot..." and another includes: "I am very sorry tin inform you that if the deposits are not replaced & the bank of the United States is not rechartered, by the 4th of March next you will be a dead man..." and yet another: "...feels it his duty to apprize you that it is seriously contemplated by a few individuals in this city to adopt meas... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:14

$26.00
174487

BERND ROSEMEYER German Racing Race Car Driver Autobahn KILLED 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728321575

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 29, 1938 * Bernd Rosemeyer killed * German racing driver * Land speed record attempt The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "ROSEMEYER, RACER, KILLED IN GERMANY" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on German racing driver and SS member Bernd Rosemeyer death. He was killed on the Autobahn while attempting to break the land speed record. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:27

$48.00
174473

GREY OWL Archibald Belaney Environmental Conservationist DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365010720

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1938 * Grey Owl death w/ photo * Archibald Belaney * Famed conservationist The top of page 23 has a photo of Archibald Belaney and a one column heading: "GREY OWL, WORKER FOR CONSERVATION" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Grey Owl, widely known for Environmental conservation. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:19

$48.00
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