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173597

DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS Hollywood Film Movie Actor & Director DEATH 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372691625035

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Dec. 12, 1939 * Douglas Fairbanks death * American film movie actor The front page has a two column heading: "Douglas Fairbanks Dies in His Sleep" with subhead and photo. Pictorial on page 3. A few tape mends affect this. (see) Complete with 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, the mentioned tape mends, otherwise very nice.

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Ends July 17, 2019 15:24

$40.00
173561

BABE RUTH Death New York Yankees Stadium VIEWING w/ Photo 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690010765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, August 18, 1948. * Babe Ruth death - Yankee Stadium viewing The front page has a one column heading: "50,000 Pass Ruth's Bier" with subhead. Photo of a crowd waiting to view Ruth's body at Yankee Stadium is on the back page. (see) Ruth died just two days prior. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 July 14, 2019 14:45

$44.00
173526

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689352796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Aug. 6, 1938 * Warner Oland death (1st report) * Hollywood actor of Chinese characters * Charlie Chan & Fu Manchu The front page has a three column heading: "Warner Oland, the Screen's Charlie Chan, Dies in Sweden of Bronchial Pneumonia" with subhead and photo. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:23

$57.00
173523

NILE KINNICK Iowa Hawkeyes College Football WINS HEISMAN TROPHY 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392313455001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, November 29, 1939 * Nile Kinnick wins Heisman Trophy (1st report) * Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football Near the bottom of page 35 is a two column heading: "Nile Kinnick Voted Heisman Trophy" with small photo. (see) Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Nile Clarke Kinnick, Jr. (July 9, 1918 – June 2, 1943) was a student and a college football player at the University of Iowa. He won the 1939 Heisman Trophy and was a consensus All-American. He died during a training flight while serving as a U.S Navy aviator in World War II. Kinnick was inducted int... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:22

$57.00
173473

MABEL NORMAND Hollywood Silent Film Comedienne Actress DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312844369

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1930 * Mabel Normand death (1st report) * Silent film comedienne and Actress * Charlie Chaplin & Fatty Arbuckle duo The front page one column headings: "MABEL NORMAND, FILM STAR, DEAD" "The Comedienne Succumbs to Turberculosis in California Sanitarium" and more. (see) Coverage continues inside with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends July 12, 2019 09:43

$50.00
173455

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Electric Light Bulb Phonograph Inventor DEATH 1931 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312290431

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Oct. 19 and 20, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Edison death A pair of issues on the funeral of Thomas Edison. Issue of the 19th has a bold banner headline: "HOMAGE PAID BY MILLIONS" with a nice photo of him headed: "Was Benefactor of Mankind". Subheads include: "Body of Thomas A. Edison Lies Today in State in Library of His Laboratory in West Orange, Viewed by Thousands" "Burial To Be In East Orange" and more. He died on October 18. The issue of October 20 has a ftpg. photo of: "Where Body of Thomas A. Edison is Lying in State" and a 2 column head: "National Tribute To the Memory of Edison is Favored" "All Electric Lights in New Jersey to be Extinguished for a Minute as Reminder of the... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:59

$47.00
173454

Best JOSEPH P. KENNEDY Politician Patriarch DEATH & Moon Landing 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312290204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON HERALD TRAVELER, Nov. 19, 1969 * Joseph P. Kennedy death (1st report) * Best title to be had ? Although the headline announces the second landing of men on the moon, also on the ftpg. is a report of the death of Joseph Kennedy, patriarch of the Kennedy family. "Joseph Kennedy Dead; Private Family Rites" with a photo of him & another of his wife & 2 daughters walking the beach. Much more inside including a full page of photos. The complete first section with pages 1-28. Good condition. Great to have this report in a Boston newspaper.

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:58

$76.00
173442

PREAKNESS Horse Racing COUNT FLEET Race Triple Crown Chase 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372687950287

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, May 2, 1943 * Count Fleet - horse racing * Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins) * Triple crown winner The front page of this section has a banner headline: "COUNT FLEET WINS DERBY; BLUE SWORDS 2D" with subhead and large photo. (see) This was the 1st of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the triple crown. Nice for display. Full page pictorial on page 3 is also nice for display. Complete section 2 (sports) only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Count Fleet (March 24, 1940 - December 3, 1973) was born and died at Stoner Creek Stud farm in Paris, Kentucky, United States. He was a... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:52

$57.00
173393

MS ST. LOUIS Ocean Liner JEWISH Refugees Escaping Germany JEWS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392309967285

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 7, 1939.. * German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis * Jewish refugees are refused in Cuba * "Voyage of the Damned" - Jews The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "SHIP SAILS BACK WITH 907 JEWS WHO FLED NAZIS" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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. wikipedia notes: The MS St. Louis was a German ocean liner most notable for a single voyage in 1939, in which it... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 15:31

$42.00
173384

GEORGE GIPP "The Gipper" Notre Dame Irish Football Star DEATH 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372685164659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, December 14, 1920 * George 'The Gipper' Gipp death * Notre Dame college football star * Coach Knute Rockne fame The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "GEORGE GIPP DIES TODAY" with subhead: "Noted All-American Fullback on Notre Dame Football Eleven Passes Away" (see) First report coverage of the death of George Gipp, Notre Dame football star. He is famous for Knute Rockne's quote: 'Win one for the Gipper" in his pre-game pep speech. Complete with all 20 pages, some spine wear with a few small binding holes, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 06, 2019 15:25

$78.00
173360

GEORGE DE BOTHEZAT Pioneer of 1st Practical Helicopter DEATH 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392309766788

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 3, 1940 * George de Bothezat death (1st report) * Russian American engineer & businessman * Inventor of 1st successful, practical helicopter The top of the back page has a one column heading: "HELICOPTER MAKER, DE BOTHEZAT, DEAD" 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 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition .

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Ends July 06, 2019 07:49

$40.00
173323

Best FRED ASTAIRE Film Movie Stage Actor DANCER Singer DEATH 1987 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392307990772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 23, 1987 * Fred Astaire death (1st report) * Hollywood movie film actor * American singer and dancer * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page features two photos of iconic film star & dancer Fred Astaire, beneath which is a two column head: "Fred Astaire, Movies' Greatest Dancer, Dies" with subhead: "Master of Style, Elegance Was 88". The article carries over to take half of page 16 and features 3 more photos. Great to have this report not only in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry, but also from the city where he lived & died. Astaire's stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned 76 years, during which he made 31 musical films. As a dancer,... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:56

$148.00
173322

Best GINGER ROGERS Fred Astaire Musical Film Movie Actress DEATH 1995 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372683185159

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 26, 1995 * Ginger Rogers death (1st report) * American actress - dancer - singer * Musical films - movies w/ Fred Astaire * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the front page has a heading: "Movie Great Ginger Rogers Dies at 83" with subhead: "The Oscar-winning actress was best known for the 10 films she glided through with Fred Astaire." A color photo of her and Fred Astaire is included. The article carries over to page 24 and includes another photo of her. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-32, nice condition.

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:55

$98.00
173321

GRACE KELLY Movie Film Actress & Princess of Monaco DEATH 1982 L.A. CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392307990582

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 15, 1982 * Grace Kelly death (1st report) * Hollywood movie film actress * Princess of Monaco (Prince Rainier III) * Best title to be had ? The ftpg. has a one column head: "Princess Grace Dies of Injuries After Car Crash" with 2 photos of her, the main portion of the article carrying over to pages 16-17 with 2 more photos of her. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-24, nice condition.

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:55

$88.00
173320

Best ORSON WELLES Movie Film Actor Director "Citizen Kane" DEATH 1985 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372683184908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 11, 1985 * Orson Welles death (1st report) * Actor - director - writer - producer * Hollywood movie film - radio - theatre * "War of the Worlds" & "Citizen Kane" fame * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the front page has a heading: "Orson Welles, Theatrical Genius, Found Dead at 70" and includes a photo of him. The article carries over to pg. 3 where there are 5 more photos of him. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry & from the city where he lived and died. The complete first section with pages 1-36, nice condition.

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:54

$82.00
173319

DEAN MARTIN Singer Actor Comedian & Jerry Lewis Duo Fame DEATH 1995 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392307990219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 26, 1995 * Dean Martin death (1st report) * Italian-American singer & actor * "King of Cool" - Jerry Lewis duo * Best title to be had ? The middle of the front page has a one column heading: "Dean Martin, Screen Star and Singer, Dies at 78" and includes a photo of him. The article carries over to take most of pg. 32 & includes an early photo of him with Jerry Lewis. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry & from the city where he lived died. The complete first section with pages 1-40, nice condition.

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:54

$115.00
173293

ALESSANDRO BONCI Italian Lyric Tenor Bel Canto Singer DEATH 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392307980326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1940 * Alessandro Bonci death (1st report) * Italian lyric tenor - bel canto singing The top of page 31 has a on column heading: "ALESSANDRO BONCI, LYRIC TENOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (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 of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:36

$40.00
173255

Best KING GEORGE II of Great Britain DEATH - French and Indian War 1760 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304971902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1760 * George II of Great Britain death * French and Indian War Contains a lengthy article: "An Account of the Taking of Montreal & the subjecting all Canada to the Crown of Great Britain, from the Letters of Maj. Gen. Amherst...". This article takes over 3 pages. It is followed by another nice article: "Description of the Town of Mont Royal, commonly called Montreal..." and this is followed by: "Translation of a very Extraordinary Letter...Before the Arrival of our Troops at Montreal". The corresponding map is lacking. Among other articles in this issue are: "A Remark upon one part of the Memoirs of the late Mr. Handel" "The Phenomenon of the Milky Way Accounted for" "Descript... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2019 14:49

$89.00
173241

IVAN PAVLOV Russian Physiologist 1st Nobel Prize Laureate DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304426949

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1936 * Ivan Pavlov death (1st report) * Russian physiologist * Nobel Prize winner The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "IVAN PAVLOV DEAD; PHYSIOLOGIST, 86" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist known for his work is classical conditioning. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, good condition.

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:55

$48.00
173240

ZE'EV JABOTINSKY Odessa Jewish Revisionist Zionist Leader DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372679418435

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 5, 1940 * Ze-ev Jabotinsky death (1st report) * Jewish Revisionist Zionist - Zionism * Odessa, Ukraine author poet orator The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "JABOTINSKY DEAD; LED NEW ZIONISTS" with subheads and photo. 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 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:55

$40.00
173228

DONALD TOVEY British Pianist Piano Composer Music Conductor DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372679413940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1940 * Sir Donald Tovey death (1st report) * British pianist - composer - conductor The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "SIR DONALD TOVEY, BRITISH COMPOSER" with subheads and photo. (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 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:43

$40.00
173225

WILLIAM GILLETTE Actor Playwright Stage Manager DEATH w/ Photos 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304419160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 30, 1937 * William Gillette death * American actor-manager * Sherlock Holmes The top of page 27 has a two column heading: "William Gillette Is Mourned by Theatergoers of Nation" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of William Gillette, American actor-manager, playwright and stage manager. He was best remembered for portraying Sherlock Holmes. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:40

$44.00
173221

LUISA TETRAZZINI Coloratura Soprano Operatic Concert Singer DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304418621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1940 * Luisa Tetrazzini death (1st report) * Italian coloratura soprano opera singer the top of page 15 has a one column heading: "LUIISA TETRAZZINI, DIVA, DIES IN MILAN" with subheads and photo. (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 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:38

$40.00
173200

MS ST. LOUIS Jews Jewish Refugees Voyage of the Damned w/ PHOTOS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372679205075

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1939.. * German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis * Jewish refugees are refused in Cuba * The Voyage of the Damned - Jews The top of page 39 has a one column heading: "CUBA MAY RELENT ON 907 REFUGEES" with subheads and 3 related photos. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 52 pages, light even toning, minor margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: MS St. Louis was a German ocean liner. In 1939, she set off on a voyage in which her captain, Gustav Schröder, tried to find homes for over 900 Jewish refugees from Germany. Due to countries' immigration policies based on domes... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 07:18

$60.00
173591

ABE RELES Murder Inc. Hitman National Crime Syndicate DEATH 1941 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372691530445

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, November 13, 1941 * Abe Reles death - Murder Inc. hitman * "The Canary Who Could Sing, But Couldn't Fly." The front page has a great banner headline: "RELES OF MURDER, INC., KILLED IN PLUNGE TRYING TO ESCAPE" with subheads and related photo. Nice for display. First report coverage on the death (murder?) of feared hitman for Murder Inc., Abe Reles. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, a few archival mends along the right blank margin, generally nice.

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Ends June 24, 2019 11:13

$57.00
173576

CREOLE American Slave Ship Revolt CASE Black Insurrection Mutiny 1842 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372691461330

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, January 1, 1842 * Creole slavery slaves uprising * Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny The back page has: "Brig Creole" which is a report on the "Creole Case", the result of an American slave revolt in November on board the Creole, a ship involved in the U. S. slave trade. As 128 slaves gained freedom after the Africans ordered the ship sailed to Nassau, it has been termed the "most successful slave revolt in US history". Two persons died as a result of the revolt, a black slave and a white slave trader. The report mentions in part: "...that Capt. Ensor has recovered so far...Two of the mutineers had died in jail from their wounds. The following is the list of the owners of the sl... See More  

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Ends June 24, 2019 08:07

$29.99
173574

JESSE JAMES Outlaw Gang Post Assassination re his Horses 1882 Missouri Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392315407819

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 12, 1882 * re. Jesse James death The top of page 8 has column heads: "JESSE JAMES' HORSES" "The Bay and the Roan Which Participated in the Outlaw's Last Raids Reach St. Louis" "Their Present Owner's Intentions..." with a subhead: "Jesse James' Souvenirs". The article takes over a full column and is from just 9 days after his death. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 24, 2019 07:58

$37.00
173151

HEATHER O'ROURKE Steven Spielberg's Poltergeist Child Star DEATH 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676681770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 3, 1988 * Heather O'Rourke death (1st report) * American child TV & movie actress * Steven Spielberg's "Poltergeist" fame * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has a one column heading: "'Poltergeist' Star Heather O'Rourke Dies at Age of 12" with photo. (See) Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-24, nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2019 07:28

$62.00
173147

Best RITA HAYWORTH Hollywood Movie Film Actress Pin-Up Girl DEATH 1987 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676680071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 16, 1987 * Rita Hayworth death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actress * World War II era pin-up girl * Best title to be had? The top of the front page features 3 photos of classic film star/World War II pin-up girl Rita Hayworth, beneath which is a one column heading; "Rita Hayworth, 'Love Goddess' of '40's, Dies". The article carries over to page half of page 26 and includes another photo. Two more photos on page 27. Hayworth achieved fame during the 1940's as one of the era's top stars, appearing in a total of 61 films over 37 years. The press coined the term "love goddess" to describe Hayworth after she had become the most glamorous screen idol of the 1940's. She was the top pin-up ... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2019 07:25

$138.00
173146

LIBERACE Piano Pianist Singer Actor TV Concert Entertainer DEATH 1987 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676671965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 5, 1987 * Liberace death (1st report) * Piano pianist singer actor * 1950's-1970's entertainer The bottom of the ftpg. has an article headed: "Liberace, 67, Flamboyant Musician Showman, Dies" and includes a photo of him. The article carries over to take most of pg. 28 and includes a banner headline and a photo of him at his piano. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-30, nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2019 07:20

$70.00
173142

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676224068

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. July 18, 1953 * Maude Adams death (1st report) * American Broadway actress * Peter Pan character fame Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Maude Adams Dies at 80" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2019 15:33

$44.00
173140

RMS TITANIC SURVIVOR Socialite Madeleine Fieronte Astor DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676223199

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1940 * Madeleine Fiermonte Astor death (1st report) * American socialite & RMS Titanic survivor The top of page 24 has a one column heading: "MRS. FIERMONTE DEAD IN FLORIDA" with subheads that include: "Survivor Of The Titanic" and more with photo. (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 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2019 15:32

$48.00
173139

GEN. GEORGE S. PATTON Automobile Accident or Assassination DEATH 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676222456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 22, 1945 * General George S. Patton death (1st report) * Automobile accident or assassination ? The front page has a banner heading: "Patton to Be Buried Along 3d Army's Victory Road" with subheads that include: "DIES IN SLEEP OF BLOOD CLOT; WIFE AT SIDE" and more. Seven related photos are on the back page. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 22, 2019 15:31

$88.00
173112

HERMANN OTTOMAR HERZOG Painter Artist & Fernand Jacopozzi Deaths 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372675550575

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1932 * Hermann Ottomar Herzog death * Landscapes painter - artist * Fernand Jacopozzi death * "Magician of Light" - Eiffel Tower Page 27 has a one column heading: "HERMANN HERZOG, PAINTER, DIES AT 100" with subheads and photo. Also on the same page is: "Fernand Jacopozzi, Lighting Expert, Dead" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 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... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:15

$40.00
173108

FREDDIE MERCURY Rock Band QUEEN Singer DEATH of AIDS 1991 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372675548583

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 26, 1991 * Freddie Mercury death * Lead singer of the rock band Queen The front page of section F has a headline: "Sex, Drugs, Rock...and AIDS" with subheads and photo. Lengthy text continues inside with another related photo.Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete 1st and F sections only with a total of 42 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:09

$67.00
173101

WILLIAM ERNEST CARTER Controversial Male TITANIC Survivor Death 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301255742

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1940 * William Ernest Carter death (1st report) * Controversial male RMS Titanic survivor The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "WILLIAM E. CARTER, TITANIC SURVIVOR" with subheads. (see) Mr. Carter got caught up in the finger pointing associated with being a male Titanic survivor and was forced to defend not only himself but J. Bruce Ismay as well. 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 52 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:05

$40.00
173099

ÉDOUARD BRANLY French Inventor Physicist Radio Coherer Fame DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372675546988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1940 * Édouard Branly death (1st report) * French inventor, physicist & professor * Wireless telegraphy - Coherer The top of page 15 has a on column heading: "E. BRANLY DEAD; FAMED PHYSICIST" with subheads and photo. (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 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Édouard Eugène Désiré Branly was a French inventor, physicist and professor at the Institut Catholique de Paris. He is primarily known for his early involvement in wireless telegraphy a... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:04

$40.00
173098

Greek SPYRIDON LOUIS 1st Modern Day Olympic Marathon Winner DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301255161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1940 * Spyridon Louis death (1st report) * 1st modern-day Olympic marathon winner * Marousi, Greece fame - Greek water-carrier Page 21 has a one column heading: "SPYRO LOUES, WINNER OF MARATHON, DIES" 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 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:04

$40.00
173550

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


eBay Auction Item # 392313855655

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

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Ends June 21, 2019 09:50

$124.99
173543

GERMAN U-BOAT ATTACK North Carolina East Coast Allan Jackson 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392313834022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Jan. 19, 1942 * Allan Jackson - American steam tanker * German U-Boat attack off North Carolina coat * World War II - WWII The front page has a nice banner headline: "23 DIED IN 3D ATTACK BY SUB OFF EAST COAST" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 21, 2019 08:58

$49.99
173540

WALTER SICKERT German Painter & The Real JACK THE RIPPER ? Death 1942 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372689830779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, January 24, 1942. * Walter Richard Sickert death * English Impressionist painter * The real "Jack The Ripper" ? Page 19 has a one column heading: "W. R. Sickert, 81, Famed Artist, Dies" with subhead. (see) Some believe him to be the real "Jack the Ripper". Complete with all 29 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 21, 2019 08:22

$39.99
173512

Salem OREGON STATE HOSPITAL Mass Food Poisoning DEATHS 1942 WWII Era Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372689273167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, Nov. 19, 1942 * Oregon State Hospital - Salem * Mass food poisoning disaster The front page has a one column heading: "44 Insane Patients Killed by Poisoning" with subhead. Complete with all 14 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice wikipedia notes: On November 18, 1942, a mass poisoning occurred at the hospital after a dinner serving of scrambled eggs. Within minutes patients complained of stomach and leg cramps, began vomiting, and had respiratory difficulties. Overall, 467 people got sick and 47 people died. Forensic examination determined that the poisoning was due to a mix-up in the kitchen. Instead of powdered milk, sodium fl... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2019 12:02

$37.00
173506

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Pre Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392313363225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Fights to reverse execution sentence Half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed & overturned. Eight pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2019 11:13

$29.99
173501

MARCUS GARVEY Jamaican Black Nationalism Pan-Africanism DEATH 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392313306212

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 12, 1940 * Marcus Garvey death * Black nationalism Page 37 has a one column heading: "MARCUS GARVEY DIES IN LONDON" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Jamaican political leader, Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. I'm guessing publications from New York may be one of the very few to report this. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with great front page headlines concerning World War II Europe. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 20, 2019 09:11

$47.00
173496

Rare CONFEDERATE Lee to Gettysburg & Stonewall Jackson Death 1863 Civil War News


eBay Auction Item # 392313291277

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, June 20, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Prelude to the Battle of Gettysburg * On the death of Stonewall Jackson If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some time. The A... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2019 08:22

$174.99
173063

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674089603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 2, 1873 * Wreck of the RMS Atlantic * Ocean Steamer * North American coast Over half of the front page contains the first report of this tragic marine disaster off the coast of Nova Scotia. The wreck of the ocean steamer Atlantic on a rock, about fifty yards from Meagher's Island, in the County of Halifax on the 1st April, 1873, will long be remembered as one of the most disastrous wrecks on the North American coast. Not only was the vessel and nearly all the cargo a total loss, but 545 people died, many with scarcely a moment's warning. The top of the first column is headed: "A FEARFUL CALAMITY" "Total Wreck of the White Star Steamship Atlantic" "Over 700 Lives Lost" with various subheads. ... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:27

$54.00
173060

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination DEATH 1881 Memphis Tenn. TN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299901962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Sept. 20, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination * 1st report of his death The inset shows the front page illustration, two of the headlines, and part of the report regarding the death of President James A. Garfield. There are several more heads in the column shown, and the various related reports take three columns. The front page also has a report: "James A. Garfield" "A Brief Sketch of the Life of a Self-Made Man" "His Career in the Field and in the Congress", taking 2 1/4 columns. The illus. measures 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inches with the black borders. All columns on the front & back pages are black-bordered. This is a very large folio-size, 4 page issue, irregular at the spine, wear c... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:25

$76.00
173055

JESSE JAMES GANG re. Last Train Robbery Blue Cut Missouri Arrest 1882 Newpsaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674087776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1882 * Jesse James Gang last train robbery * re. Blue Cut - Missouri - arrest The front page has nearly a full column report which is headed: "SKILLFUL DETECTIVE WORK" "Another Of The James Gang Captured In Missouri" with more. The report begins: "The excitement concerning the daring robbery of the Chicago & Alton express train by Jesse James & party at Blue Cut...was suddenly revived today by the arrest of John Matt...on a charge of participating in the robbery..." with much more, including some nice detail on the train robbery which was his last before his death on April 3, 1882. Historical reports note he stole $15,000 but the newspaper report notes only $5000. Some great text ... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:23

$58.00
173464

SAMOAN CLIPPER Pan American Flying Boat Ed Musick CRASH Disaster 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392312808677

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Jan. 12, 1938 * Samoan Clipper crash disaster (1st report) The front page has a nice banner headline: "CLIPPER FOUND, ALL DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Two more related photos inside. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and a little wear along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Samoan Clipper was one of ten Pan American Airways Sikorsky S-42 flying boats. It exploded near Pago Pago, American Samoa, on January 11, 1938, while piloted by famous aviator Ed Musick. Musick and his crew of six died in the crash. The aircraft was carrying only airmail and express freight; no passenger... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 08:34

$39.99
173463

DOROTHY HALE American Socialite & Actress SUICIDE Jump Death 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372688520084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, October 21, 1938 * Dorothy Hale suicide death * American socialite & actress * New York City building jump The front page has a three column heading: "Dorothy Hale Dies in 16-floor Fall; Reported Engaged to Hopkins" with subheads and nice photo. (see) First report coverage on American socialite and actress, Dorothy Hale, committing suicide by jumping from a NYC building. Complete with all 46 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: The evening of her death, Hale informally entertained some friends; she had told them that she was planning a long trip and invited them to a farewell ... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 08:24

$57.00
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