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180140

SIAMESE TWINS Chang and Eng Bunker Conjoined DEATHS 1874 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373008719252

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 20, 1874 * Chang and Eng Bunker deaths * Siamese twins (1st report) Page 3 has an article headed: "The Siamese Twins" "Death of Chang and Eng, the Celebrated Twin Wonders...Last Moments on Earth..." (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:26

$48.00
180133

DR. DAVID LIVINGSTONE Scottish African Explorer Missionary DEATH 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392746874218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 27, 1874 * David Livingstone death * African explorer (1st report) Page 3 has an article headed: "DAVID LIVINGSTONE" "Death of the Great African Explorer" "He Falls By The Way" "Cause of His Death and Story of His Life" Lengthy text takes up 3 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:06

$68.00
180102

Rare NELLIE BLY New York World Report ARTICLE Starvation in NYC 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392745637276

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 14, 1894 * Nellie Bly expose reporting * "Among The Starving" Although Nellie Bly's is perhaps most famous for her trip around the world in 72 days, most of her work as a reporter for the World newspaper was exposing various vices in society. She was a pioneer in her field, and launched a new kind of investigative journalism. This issue has a terrific & very detailed report from her on the starvation in New York City, with heads on page 29 including: "NELLIE BLY Among THE STARVING" "A Startling Picture of Some of the Scenes of Poverty and Suffering in This Great City" "Waiting For Death" "Life In A Loaf Of Bread" and more (see). Included is a illustration headed: "Cooking The Supper Nellie B... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:26

$88.00
180096

STONEWALL JACKSON Confederate General DEATH w/ Obituary 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373007417072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1863 * Confederate General Stonewall Jackson death * From wound at Battle of Chancellorsville The feature of this issue is the report on page 4 of the death of famed Confederate General Stonewall Jackson. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "OBITUARY" "Official Announcement of the Death of Stonewall Jackson" "IMPORTANT FROM THE SOUTHWEST" "Severe Battle at Clinton, Miss., on the 6th Instant" "The Enemy Beaten and Driven Towards Jackson" "News From New Bern, North Carolina" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:20

$68.00
180095

Rare CONFEDERATE Gen. Stonewall Jackson Death FUNERAL 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392745630472

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 13, 1863 * General Stonewall Jackson death funeral * Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. This issue has a very significant report in the funeral of Stonewall Jackson, who died just three days prior following wounds inflicted by friendly fire at the Battle of Chancellorsville. The back page has a report headed: "City Intelligence" with smaller head: "The Lying-In State of the Body of General Jackson at the Capital--Honors To The Dead--Military and Civic Procession, etc." with the text beginning: "The ceremony of transferring the remains of the la... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:20

$495.00
180093

MAGARET SANGER Birth Control Activist & Sex Educator DEATH 1966 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373007416400

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Sept. 7, 1966 * Margaret Sanger death (1st report) * American birth control activist Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Margaret Sanger Dies; Birth Control Leader" with photo. First report coverage on the death of birth control activist and sex educator, Margaret Sanger. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 50 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:19

$67.00
180047

MICHAEL BARRETT Irish Rep. Brotherhood Fenian Execution HANGING 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392741174357

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 9, 1868 * Michael Barrett execution - hanging * Last man publicly hanged in England * Irish Republican Brotherhood - Fenians * re. the Clerkenwell explosion - bombing Page 5 has an article headed: "BARRETT, THE FENIAN" "Execution of the Clerkenwell 'Conspiracy,' in England" "The Hangman, the Halter, the Fall and Death" and more. Text takes up almost 1 1/2 columns. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:36

$42.00
180043

ISADORA DUNCAN Freakish Death Silky SCARF Automobile Accident 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373003461536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 15, 1927 * Isadora Duncan freakish death * Creator of the modern dance The front page has a five column heading: "Isadora Duncan, Noted Dancer, killed" with subhead: "Scarf Catches in Auto Wheel; Brings Death" Related photo on the back page. (see). First report coverage on the freak accidental death of the famed dancer involving one the scarfs she was best known for. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with 38 pages, large archival mending along the 1st column is barely noticeable, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:31

$62.00
180034

CONFEDERATE Civil War Gen. GEORGE PICKETT Gettysburg Fame Funeral 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392741166857

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 1, 1875 * General George Pickett death funeral * Pickett's Charge fame at Gettysburg Page 7 has a brief article headed: "The Funeral Of General Pickett" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:23

$33.00
179986

1st WOMAN EDITOR Eliza Anderson Godefoy "Beatrice Ironside" 1807 Balto. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373001433459

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OBSERVER, Baltimore, May 23, 1807 * First Woman editor of a general-interest magazine A short-lived periodical which published only from November, 1806 thru December, 1807. Its significance in the world of journalism is that its editor, Eliza Anderson Godefoy, or Eliza Anderson at the time (pseudonym "Beatrice Ironside"), was the first woman to edit a general-interest magazine in the United States. She was 26 years old at the time. While a few widows had taken on the role of editing or publishing newspapers after the death of their husbands, the idea of a female editor was certainly a novel one in 1807. And almost all magazines edited by women in the 19th century were aimed at a female audience, while Anderson's "... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:29

$39.00
179982

Very Rare PIOCHE NV Lincoln County Nevada OLD WEST Gunfights Fame 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373001431632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PIOCHE DAILY RECORD, Nevada, Feb. 7, 1873 * Wild Old West original * Known for gunfights * Silver mining town The first settlement of the area was in 1864 with the opening of a silver mine, but it was abandoned when Indians launched a series of raids and massacres. It was resettled in 1868 and François Pioche bought the town in 1869. By the early 1870s, it had grown to become one of the most important silver-mining towns in Nevada. Because of the remoteness which allowed Indian raids to occur, the town had a reputation for being one of the roughest towns in the Old West. Local lore says 72 men were killed in gunfights before the first natural death occurred in the camp. This legend is immortalized by the ... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:26

$76.00
179941

JIM MORRISON The Doors Lead Singer Frontman Songwriter Poet DEATH 1971 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373000122087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 10, 1971 * Jim Morrison death * The Doors The top of page 16 has a two column heading: "Death of Rock Star Kept Secret 6 Days" Coverage on the mysterious death of The Door's lead singer, Jim Morrison. wikipedia notes: Due to his wild personality and performances, he is regarded by critics and fans as one of the most iconic, charismatic and pioneering frontmen in rock music history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:27

$62.00
179940

RODMAN WANAMAKER Department Store Magnate Aviation Investor DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737963644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1928 * Rodman Wanamaker death * Department store magnate The top of the front page has a one column heading: "R. WANAMAKER DIES SUDDENLY AT 65 AT ATLANTIC CITY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Rodman Wanamaker, department store magnate. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding slits along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Lewis Rodman Wanamaker was a department store magnate. He owned stores in Philadelphia, New York City, and Paris, France. He was a patron of the arts, of education, of golf and athletics, of Native American scholarship, and was an investor in early aviat... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:26

$40.00
179906

LEO FRANK Mary Phagan Murder Case JEWISH Sentence Commuted MOB 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737649291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1915 * Leo Frank's death sentence commuted * Mob starts to form The Leo Frank case has become well known in American history for several reasons, not the least of which being the several film and television depictions of the trial, but also because Frank was a Jewish-American businessman, his case turning the spotlight on antisemitism in the United States and led to the founding of the Anti-Defamation League. There was also the element of Frank being cast as a representative of Yankee capitalism, a rich northern Jew lording it over vulnerable working women in the South. Leo Frank was the superintendent of the National Pencil Company in Atlanta, convicted on Aug. 26, 1913 of the murder of... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 10:09

$90.00
179903

THEODORE Ted ROOSEVELT JR. Utah Beach Normandy WWII General DEATH 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999804077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1944 * Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt Jr. death * Utah Beach World War II Normandy * World War II - WWII - Post D-Day The front page has a two column heading: "Theodore Roosevelt, 56, Dies On Normandy Battlefield" with subhead and photo. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 8. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2020 10:08

$47.00
179901

WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS Irish Poet Death & Son of Frankenstein 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999802134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1939 * William Butler Yeats death (1st report) * Irish poet and playwright * "Son of Frankenstein" 1st movie review Page 13 has one column headings that include: "W. B. YEATS DEAD; FAMOUS IRISH POET"; "Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923 Is Stricken in France" and more with photo of Yeats. First report coverage on the death of famous Irish poet, William Butler Yeats. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 9 has the 1st movie review for the movie "Son of Frankenstein" starring Boris Karloff. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on v... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 10:05

$62.00
179873

HALIFAX COUNTY North Carolina Executions Hangings for Murder 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995379089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 5, 1869 * African Americans Executions - hangings * Halifax County, North Carolina Page 5 has an article headed: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Execution of Two [Blacks] in North Carolina" "Scenes And Incidents At The Gallows" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:43

$33.00
179869

HENRY JARVIS RAYMOND New York Times Co-Founder & Journalist 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995377957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1869 * Henry Jarvis Raymond death (1st report) * New York Times co-founder - journalist * "Godfather of the Republican Party" Page 3 has an article headed: "Obituary" "Henry Jarvis Raymond" "Editor Of The New York Times" (see) Text takes up over 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Allen lost to what many consider his most skilled opponent, Mike McCoole in an early career battle on 15 July 1869 at Foster's Island near St. Louis, for the heavyweight championship of America in a ninth round foul. Allen appeared to be nearly the equal of McCoole, the better known boxer, but lost the battle when the foul occurred. In the ninth... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:41

$38.00
179868

CYPRESS HILLS CEMETERY Civil War Soldiers Memorial Celebration1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995377528

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1869 * Cypress Hills Cemetery - New York City * American Civil War soldiers memorial Page 10 has an article headed: "THE UNION DEAD" "Memorial Ceremonies in New York and Brooklyn Yesterday" "Decoration of the Graves of Union Soldiers at Cypress Hills Cemetery" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: A portion of the northwest area of the cemetery was designated as the Cypress Hills National Cemetery[3] in 1862 as a military burial ground for soldiers of the American Civil War. A total of 3,425 Union soldiers were buried there, in addition to 478 Confederate soldiers who died while prisoners of war.[4] In 1941 it received the bo... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:41

$33.00
179845

Best JOHN LENNON The Beatles Music Legend DEATH 1980 Liverpool England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372994283580

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 * John Lennon death * Beatles front man * Best title to be had ? Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper. To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F.K. Here is an unusual opportunity for the report of his death in a Liverpool newspaper with the large headline: "JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD" plus 3 related front page photos. Many more related reports & photos are found on the inside pages. This issue is complete in 14 pa... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:30

$125.00
179839

BATTLE OF SHILOH Pittsburgh Landing Tennessee w/ MAP Civil War 1862 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392732851113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 14, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh (historic) w/ map * Pittsburgh Landing, Tennessee A great issue on the historic Battle of Shiloh, or Battle of Pittsburg Landing. The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed map headed: "THE BATTLE OF PITTSBURG---SITUATION IN THE SOUTH-WEST". Also many column heads on the Civil War including: "The Battle In Tennessee" "Latest From Pittsburg" "Rebel Accounts of Sunday's Fight" "Beauregard Announces Johnston's Death" "The Rebels Acknowledge Heavy Losses" "General Mitchell's Advance" "Huntsville, Ala., Taken" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:27

$87.00
179838

Best King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND London Gazette DEATH 1684 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372994281171

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 19, 1684 (note: by today's calendar this is 1685) * Charles II of England death * Best title to be had ? The front page has a report from Edinburgh mentioning the arrival of: "...the most sorrowful news of the death of our late Gracious Sovereign..." and also on the front page is a document beginning: "For as much as it hath pleased the Almighty God to call CHARLES the Second...from a Temporary Crown to inherit an Eternal in the Heavens..." and mention of the succession of James Seventh (actually James II). Pages 2, 3 and 4 are filled with letters concerning the death of Charles II including a letter from the "...merchants, traders & planters of...His Majesties Province of Maryland.... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:27

$195.00
179834

ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Murder Plot Treason Trial GUILTY 1683 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372994277862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 29, 1683 * Algernon Sydney guilty of treason * King Charles II murder plot Page 2 contains a report from Westminster reading: "This day Algernon Sidney Esq., was brought from the Tower to the King's Bench Bar, where sentence of Death was passed upon him as in cases of High Treason." He would be beheaded in a few days. Sidney was much involved in the military & politics, ultimately to be implicated in the Rye House Plot. Single sheet issue, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:21

$92.00
179826

Early TRANSATLANTIC TRAVEL Ships Sufferings Peril Misery Torment 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392732836827

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 25, 1872 * Hardships of Transatlantic travel (steerage) * Grief misery peril torment suffering Page 3 has an article headed: "Sufferings In The Struggle" "Fifteen Hundred Passengers Packed and Thrown Together on the Decks" "Death Looked For As A Relief" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up about 3 1/2 total columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:14

$33.00
179808

Best MARY ASTOR Hollywood Movie Film Actress DEATH 1987 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392731703063

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 26, 1987 * Mary Astor death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actress * Brigid in "The Maltese Falcon" * Best title to be had? The top of the front page has a one column photo with small heading: "Mary Astor dies at 81" (See) The front page of section II has a heading: "Actress, Author Mary Astor, 81, Dies" with subhead and two related photos. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry and from the city where she lived and died. The complete first 2 sections only with a total of 52 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:33

$88.00
179803

Madame MARIE CURIE Polish Physicist Chemist Radium Pioneer DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392731700369

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 4, 1934 * Marie Curie death (1st report) * Discoverer of Radium * Physicist and chemist The front page has a one column heading: "Mme. Curie of Radium Fame Dies in France" A photo of Curie is on the back page. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the blank spine.

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Ends April 18, 2020 15:31

$57.00
179744

"WILD BILL" HICKOK Old West Folk Hero Gambler Lawman BIOGRAPHY 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372990992259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 25, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok biography * American old West folk hero Page 2 has perhaps the finest obituaries we have seen on the death of Western legend Wild Bill Hickok. Fully 1 1/2 columns contain all the details, with the top of a column headed: "WILD BILL" "A Tribune to the Memory of James B. Hickock" "Reminiscences of the Life of a Noted Frontiersman" "A Man Who Never 'Drew' Except to Kill" "His Heroic Defense of a Boy Who Had 'Killed His Man' " "How He Was Frightened by a Pretty Ohio Girl". The report has a tremendous amount on is life, career and his disposition. A few bits include: "...Bill to regard him as one of the best examples of the best class of our Western frontiersmen..... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2020 07:21

$575.00
179717

Rare GEORGE WASHINGTON & Battle of Bunker Hill Revolutionary War 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729059937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 7, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Siege of Boston * George Washington becomes Commander-in-Chief * Very rare American Revolutionary War era publication This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia, as any experienced collector is aware. Simply a terrific issue, containing reports on the historic Battle of Bunker Hill, Washington being named commander--in-chief of the Continental Army, and much more. The notable reports are on page 2, one datelined "Norwich, J... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2020 11:56

$10,000.00
179683

1989 SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE w/ Photos Palo Alto California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372986120801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENINSULA TIMES TRIBUNE, Palo Alto, California, Oct. 18, 1989 * San Francisco earthquake The dramatic headline appears at the very top, above the title: "KILLER QUAKE" with two large color photos and another headline: "Death Toll Put at 271". More photos and text inside. Great to have this report from a city very close to the disaster. Complete in 46 pages with all 6 sections, nice condition.

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:46

$33.00
179681

TULSA RACE RIOT Greenwood Community Oklahoma Massacre Blacks War 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372986119718

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Conn., June 2, 1921 * Tulsa race riot massacre (1st report) * African-American Greenwood community The front page has a nice banner headline: "WHITES AND BLACKS IN RACIAL WAR IN OKLAHOMA; 75 DEAD AT TULSA; [BLACK] SECTION NOW IN FLAMES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the central fold and spine with a few small binding holes, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Tulsa race riot, also known as the 1921 race riot, The night that Tulsa died, the Tulsa Race War, or the Greenwood riot, was a massacre during a large-scale civil disorder confined mainly to the racially segregated Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA on May 31, 1921. During the... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:44

$98.00
179678

Best JOHNNY MERCER Songwriter Singer Capital Records FounderDEATH 1976 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372986118455

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 26, 1976 * John Mercer death (1st report) * American lyricist, songwriter and singer * Capital Records co-founder The front page has a banner headline: "Songster Johnny Mercer Dies" with subhead and photo. Nice for display. Great to have from the capital of the entertainment industry and the city where he lived and died. Complete 1st section only with all 32 ;pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:42

$62.00
179674

Actress CAROLE LOMBARD Killed - TWA Flight 3 Airplane Crash 1942 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372986117478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, California, Jan. 18, 1942 * Actress Carole Lombard death * Airplane crash disaster (1st report) The headline above the masthead reads: "Carole Lombard and 21 Others Are Found Dead!" with related photo. (see) Much more on pages 6 & 7 with full page pictorial. Nice to have in a California publication. Complete with 32 pages, light browning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:41

$125.00
179638

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theatre John Wilkes Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984586178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth The top of the middle column of the front page has the tragic headlines: "GREAT NATIONAL CALAMITY" "Assassination of the President" "HIS DEATH" "The Secretary of State Stabbed in His Bed" "His Son Bludgeoned" "Escape of the Murderers" "The Official Despatches". Then more column heads on the ftpg: "PARTICULARS OF THE ASSASSINATION" " "How The Murderer Was Identified" "J. Wilkes Booth The Assassin" ""Attempt on Mr. Stanton's Life" "The Attack on Mr. Seward". Even more coverage inside, including a nice editorial headed: "The President's Death" and an erroneous report: "Death of F. W. Seward" (he would l... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:03

$390.00
179632

ROBERT PERSHING WADLOW Alton IL GIANT Tallest Man in World DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724154641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1940 * Robert Pershing Wadlow death * Alton, Illinois Giant (1st report) * Tallest man ever in the World Page 19 has one column headings: "INFECTION IS FATAL TO WADLOW, GIANT" and "22 years Old, He Was on Tour as "Tallest Man in World". (see) Complete with 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Robert Pershing Wadlow (February 22, 1918 – July 15, 1940) is the tallest person in history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. Wadlow is sometimes known as the Alton Giant or Giant of Illinois because of his upbringing in Alton, Illinois. Wadlow reached 8 ft 11.1 inches in height and weighed 485 pounds at his death at age 22. His great size and his continued ... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:00

$48.00
179609

JACK DEMPSEY The Manassa Mauler BOXING Heavyweight Champion DEATH 1983 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724082975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 1, 1983 * Boxer Jack Dempsey death * "The Manassa Mauler" * 1920's boxing champion The front page has a two column heading: "Jack Dempsey, Legendary Boxing Champ, Dies at 87" with photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with banner headline and a more recent photo. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:42

$48.00
179599

CAROLE LANDIS American Film Actress Drug Overdose SUICIDE Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724079852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, July 6, 1948 * Carole Landis suicide death * American Film and stage actress * "The Ping Girl" "The Chest" The front page has a one column photo headed: "Career Ends" Also a one column heading: "Carole Landis, 29 Dies A Suicide; Scheduled Here" with subhead. (see) Complete with 14 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:35

$57.00
179593

JUAN VICENTE GOMEZ President & Dictator of Venezuela Ruler DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984477412

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 19, 1935 * Juan Vicente Gómez death * President of Venezuela The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "GEN. GOMEZ DEAD; DICTATOR 27 YEARS" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Juan Vicente Gómez, general and de facto ruler of Venezuela. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50 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. Mi... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:27

$38.00
179577

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372983140878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1959 * Death of rock & roll stars * Buddy Holly, the "Big Bopper" and Richie Valens * "The Day the Music Died" The death of these legendary names from the early rock and roll era is not commonly found in period newspapers, unfortunately. And when found the reports are typically brief. This issue has the report on page 11 with photos of all 3 and a detailed caption which includes: "SINGERS KILLED - These three rock 'n' roll singing idols were killed Tuesday when their plane crashed near Mason City, Iowa, en route to play an engagement at Moorhead, Minn. Buddy Holly, 22, left, Ritchie Valens, 17, center, and J. P. (The Big Bopper) Richardson, 24, were killed along with the pilot of ... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2020 07:58

$228.00
179571

Best PRINCESS LOUISA OF GREAT BRITAIN Death Funeral Burial 1768 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721930715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 24, 1768 * Princess Louisa of Great Britain * Death - funeral - burial * Best title to be had ? The entire front page appears more as a broadside, being a one column report on the funeral of: "...her late Royal Highness Princess Louisa-Anne..." who was interred in the Royal Family vault in King Henry VII's Chapel at Westminster Abbey. Included is a diagram of the coffin showing the position of the pall bearers which is unusual for this newspaper. Coverage carries over to page 2. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:15

$59.00
179570

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe SLAVERY 1852 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981891359

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Oct. 28, 1852 * Harriet Beecher Stowe This newspaper is forever linked to the best-selling novel of the 19th century: "Uncle Tom's Cabin", for the book was originally released as a 40 week serial in this anti-slavery newspaper beginning in June, 1851. It was the newspaper's publisher who encouraged Stowe to produce the work in book form, and it is common consensus that the book had much to do with popularizing sentiment which lead to the Civil War. So it is not surprising that this issue has much content on the book and Harriet Beecher Stowe. The great content takes almost the entire back page, being a concluded series of letters between Harriet Beecher Stow and Rev. Joel Parker. Th... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:14

$136.00
179564

1863 STONWALL JACKSON Wounded Battle of Chancellorsville CONFEDERATE Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981887453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 5, 1863 * Battle of Chancellorsville - Virginia * General Stonewall Jackson wounded * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only a nice newspaper from the Confederacy but one from its capital. This is a particularly significant issue as there is good content on the Battle of Chancellorsville, a significant victory for the Confederate forces although it came at a price--the death of "Stonewall" Jackson. He would actually die 8 days after the battle (from friendly fire no less), but the top of the front page reports his injury under the heading; "From Fredericksburg" which reads in part: "...After an obstinate fight General Early repulsed the enemy...While at the headquarters he ... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:12

$565.00
179561

CAPTURES of York Zeb Pike - Forts George & Erie War of 1812 1813 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981886488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WAR, New York, June 8, 1813 * Captures of York, Fort George & Erie Beginning on the ftpg. & concluding on pg. 2 is: "Capture of York - Brigade Order" which is signed in type: Z.M. Pike, who died during the battle. Also inside; "The Enemy Defeated" which is a letter concerning from Sacket's Harbor signed: Jacob Brown; "Extract of a Letter from an Officer, dated Sacket's Harbor" "FORT GEORGE TAKEN!" which is a detailed, full-column letter signed: James Preston; "Capture of Fort Erie" "Com. Decatur's Squadron" and more. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-lived newspaper, having begun in 1812 with the exclusive purpose of reporting on the... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:11

$48.00
179556

DONNER PARTY Western Pioneers Wagon Train HORRORS Cannibalism 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981882870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 1847 * The Donner Party incident * Resorting to cannibalism Although there reporting on the Mexican War with: "The Mexican Question - What Shall Be Done With Mexico?", the prime content in this issue is a rare period account of the Donner party tragedy, headed: "The Emigrants To California" which takes over half a column on page 2. This was the event where the emigrant party was stranded in a snowstorm in Northern California and some resorted to cannibalism to survive. The full text of this report is seen in the photos, portions including: " ...was lost in the snow storm in which Mr. Reed and party suffered so severely...he had succeeded in killing a bear & had s... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:07

$180.00
179555

Best JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber Chicago Theater ASSASSINATION 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721925066

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 24, 1934 * John Dillinger shot dead * Chicago theater w/ photos * Best title to be had - very rare Simply a terrific issue if for no other reason than this is a report concerning the killing of outlaw John Dillinger in a Chicago newspaper--the city where it happened. The bold banner headline proclaims: "JEALOUSY SET DILLINGER TRAP" with subheads: "Federal Clew Is Traced To A Love Rivalry" "Girl and Ex-Convict Linked to Case". The article carries over to page 2 where also is found a wealth of additional articles including: "Throngs Fight For Glimpse Of Dead Dillinger" "Undertaker Refused Body Till Curious Get Fill" "Dillinger Dies Before Woman Who Knew Him" "Dillinger Used Nun's Disgui... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:06

$475.00
180128

MONTICELLO Sullivan County NY New York HANGING Execution Murder 1869 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373008670300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1869 * Monticello, Sullivan County, New York execution * Hanging of Noah Bigelow for murder Thew back page has an article headed: "THE DEATH PENALTY" "Execution in Sullivan County of Noah Bigelow for the Murder of His Niece" "The Scene At The Gallows" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, a little spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 08, 2020 14:40

$29.99
180124

Steve Killed THE LOWRY WAR Robeson County North Carolina ENDS 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373008644802

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 8, 1874 * North Carolina resistance * Lowry War ends - Pembroke * Steve Lowry killed The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American Indian, White and African-American men waged a guerrilla war against the white establishment from 1864 to 1872. He and his gang attained a kind of mythic status. In 1874, after the death of Steve Lowry at the hands of bounty hunters, the Lowry War ended. The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE SWAMP ANGELS" "Scuffletown's Barbarous Outlaws at Length Annihilated" "Steve Lowery Shot" "His Remains Carried in Triumph to Lumbert... See More  

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Ends April 08, 2020 14:05

$49.99
180122

DR. DAVID LIVINGSTONE DEATH African Explorer's Body Leaves Coast 1874 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392746724754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 27, 1874 * re. David Livingstone death * Explorer's body leaves Africa The top of the page 7 has one column headings: "LIVINGSTONE" "Herald Special Report from London" "The Remains of the Explorer at Sea for England" "The Body Identified" See image for brief text here. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 08, 2020 12:25

$24.99
180121

CHARLES SUMNER Massachusetts Senator Anti-Slavery Advocate DEATH 1874 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392746716936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1874 * Charles Sumner death (1st report) * American politician - Massachusetts senator * Anti-slavery leader - Civil Rights advocate The top of the page 3 has one column headings: "SUMNER" "Sudden Death of the Great Massachusetts Senator" "He Passes Away Quietly After Dreadful Suffering" "Last Acts And Words" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up the entire page and continues on page 10. Loads of text. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends April 08, 2020 12:14

$37.99
180120

DR. DAVID LIVINGSTONE Scottish African Explorer Missionary DEATH 1874 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373008547343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 30, 1874 * David Livingstone death * African explorer's last days told The top of the page 7 has one column headings: "LIVINGSTONE" "Herald Special Report from London" "Deathbed Scenes in the Interior of Africa" "How the Great Explorer Sickened and Expired" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 08, 2020 12:03

$29.99
180103

DAVID FARRAGUT United States Navy Civil War Era Admiral DEATH 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392746453110

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1870 * David Farragut death (1st report) * United States Navy flag officer * 1st rear admiral, vice admiral & admiral * Battle of Mobile Bay - Civil War fame The top of page has one column headings: "OBITUARY" "Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, United States Navy" Text takes up almost 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, printing flaw on the front page (see), a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 08, 2020 08:17

$29.99
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