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166905

FRANCIS R. SHUNK 10th Governor of Pennsylvania DEATH 1848 Lancaster Pa Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447523476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LANCASTER INTELLIGENCER, Pennsylvania, July 25, 1848 All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the death of the governor, Francis R. Shunk. As might be imagined page 2 has much on his death. Four pages, a piece from near the spine affects text but fortunately nothing concerning the Shunk reports, otherwise good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:49

$32.00
166898

JACK HALEY "Wizard of Oz" Tin Man Movie Film Actor DEATH 1991 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447520805

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1979 * Jack Haley death (1st report) * Stage - film - movie actor & singer * "Wizard of Oz" Tin Man fame The top of page D23 (next to last page) has a two column heading: "Jack Haley, Comic Actor, Dead; Played the Tin Woodman in 'Oz'" with 2 photos. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 4 sections (96 pages), light toning along central fold, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:45

$56.00
166889

BERTHA KALICH Jews Jewish Yiddish Theatre Stage Actress DEATH 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447506902

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1939 * Bertha Kalich death (1st report) * Jewish actress - American Yiddish Theatre * Charles A. Lindbergh called to duty The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "MME. KALICH DIES; FAMOUS ACTRESS" 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 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:41

$39.00
166887

GHAZI OF IRAQ King of Hashemite Kingdom Faisal I Son KILLED Death 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130195733

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1939 * Ghazi of Iraq killed - death (1st report) * King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Iraq The top of the front page has a two column heading: "King Ghazi of Iraq Killed In an Automobile Accident" 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 with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:29

$38.00
166851

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392129951152

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, rag edition in nice condition. 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 o... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2018 07:20

$57.00
166840

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372444158290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 30, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Closing events of the Civil War Two-thirds of the first column on the front page is taken up with great end-of-war heads including: "SHERMAN" "Joe Johnston's Surrender" "Terms of the Capitulation" "The Ceremony of Surrendering to Take Place at Greensboro, North Carolina" "Beauregard & Hardee Embraced in the Surrender" "Wade Hampton Reported Killed" and much, much more (see). Also on the front page are: "The Assassins" "Astounding Revelations Forthcoming--Demand for the Surrender of Conspirators in Canada--John Wilkes Booth's Last Letter to His Mother--Circumstances of the Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth..." and more. Pag... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2018 15:15

$55.00
166792

Best ROGER GRISWOLD Governor of Massachusetts DEATH 1812 Hartford MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443048723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Nov. 3, 1812 * Governor Roger Griswold death * Best title to be had ? A page 3 report is headed:" Death Of Governor Griswold" of Connecticut. Various details about the funeral & procession which includes an engraving of the casket. Also a resolution relative to his death and the "General Orders" of the militia. All columns on all pages are black-bordered to commemorate the death of Roger Griswold. Great to have from Connecticut's capital, rare as such. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:19

$39.00
166790

Great ULYSSES S. GRANT General & President Death FUNERAL Prints 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443047653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, Aug. 1, 1885 * General & President Ulysses S. Grant * Death - funeral - prints The full ftpg. is a graphic on the funeral of U.S. Grant: "The Common Sorrow". Inside has a halfpg. print: "Working on the Temporary Tomb For General Grant at Claremont" and also: "A City In Mourning...". Eight pages, never bound or trimmed, some roughness at the right margin of the first leaf, generally good.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:18

$43.00
166786

ELLEN TERRY Famous English William Shakespearean Actress DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443046328

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 21, 1928 * Ellen Terry death (1st report) * English Shakespearean actress The front page has a one column heading: "Ellen Terry Dies Famous Actress Quit Stage in '21" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:15

$35.00
166780

EDDIE PLANK Philadelphia Athletics Hall of Fame Pitcher DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443041666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., Feb. 25, 1926 * Eddie Plank "Gettysburg Eddie" death * Hall of Fame pitcher - Philadelphia Athletics Page 5 has a one column heading: "EDDIE PLANK DEAD AFTER 3 DAYS ILLNESS" (see) Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:10

$39.00
166756

Best STYMIE Matthew Beard Jr. Our Gang Little Rascals Actor DEATH 1981 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127163149

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 9, 1981 * Matthew Beard Jr. death (1st report) * "Out Gang" "Little Rascals" child actor * Best title to be had ? The bottom of page 3 has a heading: "Stymie of 'Our Gang' Comedies Dies" "Matthew Beard Jr. Was Second Black Child to Appear in Series" and includes two photos of him, one from 1973 and the other from when a child actor in the 'Our Gang' films. The article carries over to page 15. 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 1-22, nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:31

$78.00
166755

WINFIELD SCOTT HANCOCK Mexican & Civil War General DEATH 1886 Indiana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127163003

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, February 13, 1886 * Winfield Scott Hancock death * United States Army General * Democratic nominee for president Page 4 has an article headed: "Hancock's Career" Also is an article headed: "Sherman On Hancock" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few binding slits along spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:31

$24.00
166744

KING TUTANKHAMUN CURSE Pharaoh ? Lord Westbury Suicide ? Death 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372441898932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Feb. 21, 1930 * King Tutankhamun curse strikes again ? * Lord Westbury suicide - Aleister Crowley ? The top of the front page has a four column headline: "CURSE OF PHARAOHS IS WREAKED ON WESTBURY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:25

$47.00
166644

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126046134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING TELEGRAPH, Philadelphia, April 5, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James assassination Page 4 has a great editorial concerning the recent (killed 2 days prior) death of Jesse James which includes: "It is somewhat of a shock to the moral sense...to ear the frank statement of the Governor of Missouri that the deliberate murder of the outlaw James was the result of an understanding between the murderer and himself...The revelations of eternity alone will show the magnitude of the criminal career of the dead bandit & the direful effects of his accursed example...He would kill a man or a dozen men with as little ado as he would a reptile...He could not be taken alive...The account of the shooting ... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:28

$157.00
166643

Gov. MOSES GILL Death Funeral & JOHN ADAMS Act for Bankruptcy 1800 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126045365

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 24, 1800 * Moses Gill death - funeral * John Adams act - bankruptcy Page 2 has the "Order Of Procession" for the funeral of Moses Gill, the Lieut.-Governor of Massachusetts who died just 4 days previous. Each page has wide, black mourning rules. The ftpg. has the conclusion of an "Act to Establish a Uniform System of Bankruptcy..." signed in script type: John Adams. Four pages, a 3 by 5 inch ad is clipped from a corner of the back leaf, otherwise good.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:26

$36.00
166631

Death of ROBERT E. LEE Civil War Confederate COMMANDER Funeral in 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126040920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 17, 1870 * Robert E. Lee death funeral * Confederate General Near the bottom of the ftpg. is: "The Late Gen. R. E. Lee" "The Funeral At Lexington--Impressive Ceremonies". The back page has: "Base-Ball" "The Great Champion Game at Chicago--Defeat Of the Red Stockings" with detailed text and the box score. Also: "Atlantic vs. Athletic". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:16

$31.00
166625

SARA DELANO ROOSEVELT Franklin D. FDR's Mother DEATH w/ Photos 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439871938

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1941 * Sara Delano Roosevelt death * President Franklin D. mother * FDR The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Mother of President Dies At Her Home in Hyde Park" with photo of Mrs. Roosevelt and subhead. (See) Much more on pages 10 and 11 with photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:14

$44.00
166579

KARL MARX German Socialist Philosopher Communist CORRESPONDENCE 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392124176890

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 15, 1854 * Karl Marx - German revolutionary socialist Page 5 has about a 2 column article: "THE STATE OF EUROPE," which is written by Karl Marx, and is appropriately signed in type: Karl Marx. See images for details. A website dedicated to the works of Marx states provides the following theme/topic for the article: "Excitement in Italy.-The Events in Spain.-The Position of the German States.-British Magistrates." Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authentic newspaper with an article written by Karl Marx, the communist revolutionary who would become more famous after his death than during his l... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:43

$62.00
166551

BORIS THOMASHEFSKY Jews Jewish Yiddish Theatre Actor Singer DEATH 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392123975455

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1939 * Boris Thomashefsky death (1st report) * Jewish singer & actor - Yiddish theatre The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "THOMASHEFSKY, 71, YIDDISH ACTOR, DIES" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2018 08:32

$39.00
166547

LANDON RONALD English Music Conductor Composer Teacher DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392123973834

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 15, 1938 * Landon Ronald death (1st report) * English conductor - composer - teacher * Guildhall School of Music principal Page 15 has a one column heading: "LANDON RONALD, 65, BRITISH CONDUCTOR" with subhead 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 30 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2018 08:28

$42.00
166498

FORD MADOX FORD English Novelist Poet Critic Editor DEATH 1939 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372434694600

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1939 * Ford Madox Ford death (1st report) * English novelist, poet, critic & editor * "The Good Soldier" book fame The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "FORD MADOX FORD, NOVELIST, IS DEAD" 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 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 12, 2018 15:45

$38.00
166441

JOSEPH GRINNELL Univeristy of California Zoologist Biologist DEATH1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372432718503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1939 * Joseph Grinnell death (1st report) * American biologist & zoologist * Fauna of California - Grinnell System * University of California at Berkeley Page 17 has a one column heading: "JOSEPH GRINNELL, NOTED ZOOLOGIST" with subhead: "Professor at the University of California Dies at the Age of 62. 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 October 10, 2018 15:35

$38.00
166431

Historic DEATH OF GEORGE WASHINGTON President John Adams 1799 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392121766358

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 28, 1799 * President George Washington death * HISTORIC Newspapers reporting the death & funeral of George Washington--dated before the end of 1799--are among the more difficult, late-18th century reports to be found. This issue has related content on the front page with the top of the second column headed: "Washington Is No More ! " followed by a report from the "Congress of the United States" which includes: "Mr. Speaker, Information has just been received that our illustrious Fellow Citizen, the Commander in Chief of the American army, and the late President of the United States, is no more. Though this distressing intelligence is not certain, there is t... See More  

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Ends October 10, 2018 13:58

$633.00
166381

NATALIE WOOD American Film Movie Television TV Actress DEATH 1981 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392119277436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 30, 1981 * Natalie Wood death (1st report) * American film & T.V. actress * Best title to be had ? The top of the front has a banner headline: "Natalie Wood Clues Sought" with subhead and photo. (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 24 pages, good condition.

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:45

$97.00
166350

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal CAPTURED Arrest 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118537313

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 13, 1934 * Albert Fish captured - arrested ? * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The front page has a three column heading: "BUDD CASE BELIEVED SOLVED; SUSPECT AIDS HUNT FOR GRAVE" with subheads. (see) Very early coverage on Albert Fish being questioned in the Death of Grace Budd. Article continues inside with photo of Budd. Fish's name is not mentioned in this report because reporters were not told of his identity as of yet. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he comm... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 15:38

$52.00
166346

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118533890

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 October 05, 2018 15:30

$77.00
166301

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENNSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118254455

Colonial currency: Pennsylvania, three pence note dated April 10, 1777. A decorative border plus an engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms along with the text. The reverse has: "To counterfeit is DEATH" along with "Three Pence, Philadelphia, printed by John Dunlap" and the year 1777. John Dunlap was also the printer of the Declaration of Independence. One signature, measures 2 1/4 by 2 3/4 inches, minor rubbing, scattered foxing, bit of trimming to the right margin.

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:34

$162.00
166299

NATHANIEL GORDON EXECUTION 1st for African Slave Trader 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118252292

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 22, 1862 * Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Slave trader Nathaniel Gordon execution The dominant feature is the page 4 article: "A DEATH-BLOW AT THE SLAVE-TRADE," with subheads: "EXECUTION OF GORDON" and "HIS ABORTIVE ATTEMPT AT SUICIDE," which tell of the execution of Captain Nathaniel Gordon, who has the distinction of being the only American who was tried, convicted, & executed for being engaged in the slave trade. The back page has the nice map: "FORT DONELSON AND ITS SURROUNDINGS," with supporting text. Other Civil War related headings include: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION," "Movements of the Manassas Rebels," "GLORIOUS NEWS FROM Tennessee," "The People... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:30

$98.00
166292

TEXAS REVOLUTION War of Independence Mexicans Santa Anna TEXIAN 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118250134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1836 * Texas Revolution * War of Independence * Mexican - Santa Anna A front page item headed: "Texas" includes: "...the Texians & the Mexicans both seem to be animated by enthusiasm. The former were receiving reinforcements from the United States & the latter were rising en masse & forming into military bodies for the purpose of proceeding to Texas...the Texian army, estimated at about 3,000 men, were in the neighborhood of Victoria...Santa Ana has been taken to Columbia & put in irons, with a strong guard over him...the Texian soldiery are much incensed against the captive general & an attempt to shoot him with a pistol, which was fired at him,... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:26

$35.00
166911

Outlaw SAM BASS American Old West Train Robber Bandit KILLED 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372448090051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 24, 1878 * Death of Sam Bass * American train robber & outlaw Looking over the several reports on the death of outlaw Sam Bass we have offered over the last ten years, none have come close to providing the detail & presentation found in this issue. Taking the entire middle column of the front page (and a bit of the next) is a great account headed: "A QUEER FISH" "Bass, the Notorious Bandit and Train Robber" "Born on a Farm, to Perish in the Brush" "The Last Moments of the Dying Desperado" "A Sketch of His Strangely Eventful Career". The report is interesting in that it reads like a novel. With a dateline of Houston, Texas, it begins: "It was the e... See More  

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Ends October 02, 2018 07:32

$324.99
166909

Great BING CROSBY American Singer & Actor Golden Age Radio DEATH 1977 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372448087833

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA, Oct. 14, 1977 * Bing Crosby's death - with large photo The banner headline announces: "BING CROSBY DIES" with subhead: "Singer, 73, Stricken While Golfing on Madrid Course" with a ftpg. photo of him and another of him & his family. Present are the outer leaves only of the first section, being pages 1, 2, 31 & 32 of a 144 page newspaper Very nice condition.

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Ends October 02, 2018 07:26

$59.99
166875

JAMES FISK JR. 'Big Jim' American Stockbroker ASSASSINATION Death 1872 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372447419175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 7, 1872 * James Fisk Jr. assassination (1st report) * "Big Jim" "Diamond Jim" The front page has a one column heading: "JAMES FISK MURDERED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 01, 2018 14:11

$49.99
166867

BERMUDA TRIANGLE BSAA Star Ariel Airplane Unsolved Disappearance 1949 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392130115231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 19, 1949 * Bermuda Triangle airplane lost * BSAA Star Ariel disappearance * Charles Ponzi death (1st report) The top oof page 55 has a one column heading: "72 PLANES SEARCH SEA FOR AIRLINER" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the BSAA Star Ariel disappearance over the Bermuda Triangle. The top of the back page has a one column heading: "PONZI DIES IN RIO IN CHARITY WARD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Star Ariel was an Avro Tudor Mark IVB passenger aircraft owned and operated by British South American Airways (BSAA) which ... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2018 12:58

$34.99
166858

HENRY FORD Automobile Motor Company Car Founder DEATH 1st Rpt 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392129964641

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, April 8, 1947 * Henry Ford death (1st report) * Automobile pioneer - Detroit, Michigan * FRONT LEAF ONLY The top of the front page has a four column heading: "Henry Ford, Auto Pioneer, Dies Suddenly at Dearborn" with subheads and photo. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends October 01, 2018 07:56

$37.00
166816

NAT TURNER Slaves Rebellion Insurrection Leader False Death Rpt. 1831 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372444033726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 29, 1831 * Nat Turner false death report Page 2 includes a rather brief report headed "Gen. Nat" which reads: "It is believed that this distinguished leader of the blacks at the massacre in Virginia, was drowned, in attempting to cross New river. So says a letter to the governor of the state." This report proved to be untrue as he was hanged a month later for his role in the recent slave uprisings. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, two minor ink marks on the front page, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...consi... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 12:48

$34.99
166244

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON French & Indian War Gov. Robert Dinwiddie 1755 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417905565

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1755 * Early George Washington * Governor Robert Dinwiddie There are no less than two high points in this issue, the first being an article headed: "Gov. Dinwiddie's Speech to the Assembly of Virginia" in which he relates various reports from the French & Indian War, including mention of "...general Braddock, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces on this continent..." and others. There is also a report reading in part: "The poor men who suffered at the meadows with colonel Washington recommend to your favour as they were disabled in the service of their country...". This is very early & rather rare mention of George Washington, when he was just... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:43

$220.00
166223

ALVAH CURTIS ROEBUCK Sears Department Stores Co-Founder DEATH 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417890172

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1948 * Alvah Curtis Roebuck death (1st report) * Sears, Roebuck & Company department stores Page 60 has a one column heading: "A. C. ROEBUCK DIES; STORE CO-FOUNDER" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Alvah Curtis Roebuck, co-founder of Sears, Roebuck and Company. 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 64 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:30

$46.00
166218

IRA YATES Oil Field Iraan TX Pecos County Texas Founder DEATH 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112457685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 13, 1939 * Ira Yates death (1st report) * Yates Oil Field founder * Iraan, Texas TX namesake The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "IRA YATES, RANCHER AND OIL OPERATOR" with subheads that include: "Cattle Man Faced Bankruptcy When 'Gusher' Was Drilled on His Land--Dies at 79" and more. (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 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:53

$38.00
166202

SIEGE OF MADRID Spain Ends w/ Surrender Spanish Civil War Ending 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112453256

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 29, 1939 * Siege of Madrid, Spain ends (1st report) * Surrender to Nationalists (Franco) * Spanish Civil War ending The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MADRID YIELDS, ENDING WAR; VICTORS ENTER UNRESISTED; REPUBLICAN LEADERS FLEE" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 10 with related map. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On 28 March 1939, Madrid finally fell to Franco's forces. In spite of Casado's efforts at negotiation, many of the Republican defenders of Madrid were among the up to 200,000 people who were executed or died during imprisonment by... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:42

$38.00
166201

JOHN WILLIAM WARD Famous Gotham Hotel SUICIDE JUMP 1938 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112453079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1938 * John William Ward suicide jump * Gotham Hotel in Manhattan The top of the front page has a two column headline: "YOUTH 11 HOURS ON LEDGE LEAPS 17 FLOORS TO DEATH AS THOUSANDS WATCH HIM" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3 with 3 related photos. First report coverage on John William Ward's suicide jump from he 17th floor of the Gotham Hotel in Manhattan. The 1951 motion picture "Fourteen Hours" was based on the events of that day. Great to have in the famous NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:42

$46.00
166199

Matador MANOLETE Bullfighting KILLED Gored by Bull 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417795158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 30, 1947 * Manolete gored and killed - bullfighter * Manual Laureano Rodriguez Sanchez * Miura bull Islero - bullfighting Page 7 has a two column heading: "Manolete, 30, Dies After Goring by Bull; All Spain Mourns Her Greatest Matador" with photo of Manolete. (see) First report coverage on the goring and death of Spain's most famous bullfighter, Manolete. See images for text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen cont... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:41

$52.00
166173

Rare PRO-CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Samuel Medary 1865 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111773235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 25, 1865 * Editor Samuel Medary obituary * Rare pro-Confederate publication Among the various articles are "From the South--Confederate Sorrow over the Retirement of Butler--the Battles he Lost & the Trophies he Won---Why he Didn't go Ashore at Fort Fisher" "Remarkable Speech in the Confederate Congress" "Missouri--Political Quackery" "A Triumph of Corruption" "General News" "The War--Capture of Fort Fisher" and other items. Perhaps the most intriguing article is concerning the recent death of this newspaper's publisher, Samuel Medary. A hateful piece was written about him in another newspaper, printed here, prefaced with an equally interesting introducti... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:44

$67.00
166710

Rare CURLY BILL Outlaw Cowboy William Brocius GUNFIGHT Death ? 1881 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372441528148

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, May 21, 1881 * William "Curly Bill" Brocius * Outlaw Cowboy shot Page 3 has a relatively small article headed: "Execution At Florence--The Notorious 'Curly Bill' Shot" with the report noting that: "...also 'Curly Bill', the notorious cow boy who killed Marshall while [White] at Tombstone recently & who captured a church at Charleston with his gang to make the clergyman dance before the congregation, and raided several towns in the vicinity at different times, was shot and mortally wounded at Gatesville [Galeyville] yesterday by Jim Wallace, one of his comrades. Wallace was released on the ground of self-defense." (see photos) In reality the wound was not deadly... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 08:39

$79.99
166112

P.G.T. BEAUREGARD Proclamation GEORGIA Carolina To Arms 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408672058

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 20, 1863 * Confederate General Beauregard proclamation * Citizens of Carolina and Georgia called to arms Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Important from Vicksburgh" "Rebel Steamer Vicksburgh Badly Injured by the Ram Queen" "An Immediate Attack Upon Charleston & Savannah Expected" "A Bombastic Proclamation from Beauregard" which includes: "...Carolinians and Georgians!...The hour is at hand to prove your country's cause. Let all able-bodied men...rush to arms. Be not too exacting in the choice of weapons. Pikes & scythes will do for exterminating your enemies...Come to share with us our danger, our brilliant success, our glorious death." Eight page... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:23

$30.00
166106

BATTLE OF FREDERICKTOWN Missouri & Camp Wildcat Kentucky1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392106708441

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1861 * Battle of Fredericktown, Missouri * Battle of Camp Wildcat, Kentucky Among the page 4 and 5 column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "General Fremont Superseded" "Gen. Hunter Takes His Command" "The channel Commanded by Rebel Batteries" "The President & the Death of Col. Baker" "The Battle at Frederickton, Mo." "Defeat of the Rebel Force" "A BATTLE IN KENTUCKY" "6,000 to 7,000 Rebels Against 1,200 Union Men" "Glorious Resistance by Our Troops" "The Fight At Edward's Ferry" "Success of the Expedition" and more. The front page is filled with advertisements. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:18

$27.00
166105

MAX FACTOR & Company Cosmetics Make-Up Inventor Founder DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392106708057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1938 * Max Factor Sr. death * Cosmetics - make-up founder The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "MAX FACTOR DEAD; EXPERT IN MAKEUP" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Max Factor Sr., founder of the cosmetics giant Max Factor. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:17

$46.00
166101

BORIS SCHATZ Lithuanian Jewish Artist & Sculptor Palestine DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408664143

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1932 * Boris Schatz death (1st report) * Lithuanian Jewish artist & sculptor * Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design * "Father of Israeli art" Page 21 has a one column heading: "PROF. BORIS SCHATZ, NOTED ARTIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Boris Schatz, a Lithuanian Jewosh artist and sculptor who settled in Palestine. 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 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotto... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:14

$58.00
166100

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392106706661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 22, 1938 * Dorothy Hale suicide death * American socialite & actress * New York City building jump The top of the back page has a one column heading: "DOROTHY HALE DIES IN 16-STORY PLUNGE" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on American socialite and actress, Dorothy Hale, committing suicide by jumping from a NYC building. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rat... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:14

$46.00
166093

SAYAJIRAO GAEKWAD III Maharaja of Baroda State India DEATH 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408648443

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1939 * Sayajirao Gaekwad III death * Maharaja of Baroda State - India The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BARODA GAEKWAR, INDIAN RULER, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III, leader of Baroda State in India. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:06

$38.00
166092

Great POPE PIUS XI Catholic Vatican City Rome Italy Death PHOTO 1939 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372408646796

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, February 12, 1939 * Pope Pius XI death photo * Vatican City, Rome, Italy The front page of this photo section has a great portrait photograph of Pope Pius XI with brief text. (see) Terrific for display. Other topics throughout. Complete with 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2018 15:06

$33.00
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