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170794

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601724097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 9-12, 1684 (note: by today's calendar this would be 1685) * Charles II of England death A nice issue concerning the death of King Charles II, who just died a few days earlier on Feb. 6. This is the first issue of this title published after the Feb. 9 announcement of the king's death. About half of the ftpg. is taken up with a report which begins: "For as much as it hath pleased Almighty God lately to call unto his infinite Mercy the most High and Mighty Prince, Charles the Second of most Blessed Memory..." with much more (see). This is followed by an item from the Duke of Norfolk concerning mourning for the late King, beginning: "Whereas His Majesty hath been pleased to command m... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:49

$104.00
170789

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Modern Mains Electricity DEATH 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240083635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 8, 1943. * Nikola Tesla death (1ST REPORT) * Father of Radio & Physics * From the city where it happened The top of page 14 has a one column heading: "NIKOLA TESLA, INVENTOR, DIES AT AGE OF 85" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Much on World War II. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:45

$110.00
170784

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER Death w/ photo BLACK Scientist Educator 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240079405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 6, 1943 * Dr. George Washington Carver death * Black scientist & educator * Born into slavery The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "CARVER, SLAVE WHO BECAME A SCIENTIST, DIES" with subhead and small photo of Carver. First report coverage on the death of George Washington Carver. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:43

$72.00
170783

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240078707

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, minimal wear, generally good condition.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:42

$166.00
170718

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom DEATH 1820 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599608855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, Jan. 31, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death - best title to be had ? A very historic report of the death of the King with the ftpg. beginning with the announcement datelined: "Whitehall, January 31, 1820". The text begins: "On Saturday afternoon at thirty-five minutes past eight o'clock, our late Most Gracious Sovereign King George the Third, whose strength had gradually declined for some weeks, expired without the least apparent suffering, at his Castle of Windsor in the 82 year of his age and the sixtieth of his reign..." with much more. All of the content on pages 2 & 3 related to the death of the King. The back page is blank. Terrific to have this announcement in ... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:42

$730.00
170711

18th Century NAPOLEONIC WARS ERA Napoleon Bonaparte 1799 Old American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599605558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 25, 1799 * From the year of George Washington's death Page 3 has: "Military Exhibition" and "Talleyrand". Page 2 has an account: "...respecting the siege of the town of Acre by the army of Buonaparte". Then a letter signed in type: Buonaparte, to the Ghezar Pacha beginning: "Since my arrival in Egypt, I several times informed you that I had no design to make war against you...". The bkpg. has two desertion reward ads (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:38

$43.00
170706

Best HENRY FONDA Hollywood Movie Film Actor DEATH 1982 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599603772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 12, 1982 * Henry Fonda death (early 1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actor * "The Grapes of Wrath" fame * Best title to be had ? The ftpg. has a 2 column heading: "Henry Fonda Dies Peacefully at 77, Wife at His Side" with two photos. The article carries over to page 3 with 4 more related photos. (see) Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry as well as from the city where he died. The complete first section only with pages 1-20, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:35

$98.00
170704

TOM MIX KILLED Westerns Film Movie STAR Actor CAR ACCIDENT 1940 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238446458

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, October 12, 1940 * Western actor Tom Mix killed * Arizona car accident (1st report) The top of the front page, above the masthead has a nice banner headline announcing: "TOM MIX KILLED IN AUTO" with subhead and small photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of famous Western movie actor, Tom Mix. Great to have this death report in a title from the capital of the entertainment industry at the time. First section only with 24 pages, this issue has damage with various tears, and margin wear, nice for display as such. Sold as is.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:34

$44.00
170672

JEROME KERN Show Boat Musical Theater Composer Fame DEATH 1945 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392237561349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 12, 1945 * Jerome Kern death (1st report) * Show Boat musical composer fame Page 21 has one column headings that include: "JEROME KERN DIES; NOTES COMPOSER, 60" "Creator of Many Outstanding Stage and Screen Melodies, Including 'Show Boat' Music" "'Ol' Man River' A Favorite" and more with photo of Kern. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, nice condition.

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Ends March 14, 2019 16:50

$42.00
170657

JIMI HENDRIX Best Rock Guitarist Fame Singer Drug Overdose DEATH 1970 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392237491929

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, September 19, 1970 * Jimi Hendrix dies in London of apparent drug overdose * One of the best (if not the best) guitar players of all time The front page has a small one mention with an accompanying photo announcing the death of the beloved guitarist, Jimi Hendrix. Page six has the 3-column heading: "Rock Star Jimi Hendrix Dies in London; Age 27", with supporting text (see images). Hendrix stands among only a few whose names are synonymous with the cultural shift of the 1960's. The newspaper is complete in 22 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 14, 2019 15:28

$175.00
170636

JACK DEMPSEY The Manassa Mauler BOXING Heavyweight Champion DEATH 1983 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597456027

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 nice banner headline: "Jack Dempsey Dies at 87" with subhead and photo. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with another photo. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:33

$62.00
170627

PRINCE FUMIMARO KONOE Konoye Facing Arrest SUICIDE Death Japan 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597453230

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 16, 1945 * Fumimaro Konoe suicide death * Post World War II - eludes arrest The front page has a nice banner headline: "PRINCE KONOYE ENDS LIFE" with subhead and small photo. Nice for display. First report coverage on the suicide of the Prime Minister of Japan and founder/leader of the Taisei Yokusankai. Complete issue, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine with some wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:29

$44.00
170609

JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing DEATH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597434497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, June 11, 1946 * Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... * Death report... 1st report... The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "JACK JOHNSON LOSES LIFE IN AUTO CRASH" with subheads and 2 related photos. Nice for display. Complete section 2 (sports) only with 14 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:10

$52.00
170608

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Mississippi River Missouri Exploration 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597433203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1819 Page 2 has: "Yellowstone Expedition" which has two letters from Col. Johnson, the first from "off Cape Girardeau" and nearly "50 miles against the current of the Mississippi" with mention of difficult perils encountered on the river, and a second letter reporting that he was at St. Louis with 200 tons of provisions but that the 6th Regiment was "...yet in our rear... the rifle regiment is ready and is divided between the Belle Fountain and Martins Cantamount...". Some talk about the level of the river and his optimism about the journey (see). The top of pg. 2 has: "President Monroe" which reports a rumor that he had died, but then notes it was incorrect (see). Half of the ftpg. h... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:09

$32.00
170507

LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees "The Iron Horse" Death Funeral 1941 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372591304026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, June 4, 1941 * Lou Gehrig funeral (day of) * "The Iron Horse" * New York Yankees The front page of this section has a one column heading: "NOTABLES GATHER FOR LOU GEHRIG FUNERAL TODAY" with subhead. (see) Complete section 2 (sports) only with 12 pages, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2019 15:42

$40.00
170504

BATTLE OF CRETE Germans Germany Paratroopers Invasion1941 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392231845178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 23, 1941 * Battle of Crete * Germans invade Greece * World War II - WWII The front page has a great banner headline: "'DEATH BATTLE' GRIPS CRETE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related war map is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 07, 2019 15:40

$52.00
170499

MASAHARU HOMMA Bataan Death March Japanese General TRIAL Begins 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392231841746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 3, 1946 * General Masaharu Homma * Bataan Death March trial * Japanese Army leader The front page has a great banner headline: "OPEN TRIAL OF GEN. HOMMA" with subhead and small photo. (see) Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Masaharu Homma was a lieutenant general in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. Homma commanded the Japanese 14th Army, which invaded the Philippines and perpetrated the Bataan Death March. After the war, Homma was convicted of war crimes relating to the actions of troops under his direct command and executed by firing squad... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2019 15:37

$47.00
170498

GRACE MOORE Airplane Crash & Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone Deaths 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392231840655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 27, 1947 * Grace Moore killed in airplane crash * Opera singer & actress - Tennessee Nightingale * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone death The front page has a great banner headline: "GRACE MOORE AND 21 KILLED" with subheads. Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 16 has a small one column heading: "Capone Funeral On Wednesday In Miami Beach" with subheads and map. (see) Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 07, 2019 15:36

$62.00
170473

Great & Unusual FDR Franklin D. Roosevelt BROADSIDE Extra Death 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392231027201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCIO TRIBUNE--EXTRA !, Linn County, Oregon, April 12, 1945 * Very usual broadside extra * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR death * Great for display The photos tells it all. We have never seen a newspaper with such a dramatic presentation on the front page. The publisher wanted to use larger letters than the width of his newspaper would allow so he set all the type below the masthead sideways: "PRES. ROOSEVELT DIES ! " Terrific broadside (single sheet & printed on one side only), 12 by 18 inches, great condition. Aterrific newspaper for display!

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:28

$155.00
170464

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Death (Day of) Chicago Gangster Beer Boss 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590176477

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 25, 1947 * Al Capone death (day of) * Chicago beer baron * Gangster - mob boss * Best title to be had The front page has a great banner headline: "CAPONE DYING, DOCTOR SAYS" with subhead. Nice for display. He would die on this day. Great to have in this famous Chicago publication, rare as such. Complete with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:21

$88.00
170400

LUCY, LADY HOUSTON British Suffragist & Political Activist DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372585541619

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 30, 1936 * Lucy, Lady Houston death * British philanthropist & suffragette * Political activist - aviation pioneer The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "LADY HOUSTON DIES AT HOME IN LONDON" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lucy, Lady Houston. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues 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 editio... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2019 15:36

$40.00
170372

BABY FACE NELSON KILLED Bank Robber Battle of Barrington 1934 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372584372202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 29, 1934 * George Bace Face Nelson killed * Battle of Barrington - Illinois The front page has a five column heading: "'Trace Outlaw Nelson on Death Ride" with subheads that include: "BODY OF SLAYER FOUND; HUNT HIS 2 ACCOMPLICES" (see) More on pages 14 & 15 with related map. Small photo of Nelson on page 44. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high q... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2019 15:22

$172.00
170345

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination - Preparing for FUNERAL Obsequies 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372583233474

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 19, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * The hunt for John Wilkes Booth All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in mourning for the death of President Lincoln. The front page has one column heads which include: "THE NATIONAL LOSS" "The Would-be Assassin of Secretary Seward Secured" "Booth Brought To Bay" "Preparations For The Funeral" and more. There are many more related reports concerning the assassination, the funeral, and Lincoln's life on the inside pages and back page as well, with some headlines including: "Mr. Lincoln's Fame" "The People's President" "$10,000 Reward for Booth's Arrest" "Booth & His Co-conspirators Reported to be Surrounded by our Cavalry" "The Assassination In The ... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:41

$96.00
170337

WALTHER RATHENAU Germany German Weimer Republic ASSASSINATION 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372583230621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1922 * Walther Rathenau assassination * Weimer Republic leader * German Democratic Pasrty The top of the front page has a three column headline: "BERLIN ASSASSINS SLAY RATHENAU; MINISTERS DEATH LAID TO ROYALISTS; GERMANS RALLY TO DEFEND REPUBLIC" with subheads and illustration of Rathenau. Other new of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine causing minor unrelated text loss, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:36

$42.00
170321

EDDIE CANTOR American Comedian Singer Dancer Actor DEATH 1964 Old L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372582161469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, Oct. 11, 1964 * Eddie Cantor death * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred Above the masthead is a headline: "DEATH TAKES EDDIE CANTOR" with a subhead: "Coronary Closes Bug Eyes At 72" plus a large photo captioned: "Heart Attack Brings Death to Comedian Eddie Cantor". Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the film & entertainment industry. The first section only with pages 1-12, very nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2019 15:19

$75.00
170316

President JAMES MADISON Death & Second Seminole War FLORIDA 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372582147482

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1836 * President James Madison death * Battle of Micanopy - Florida A front page report begins: "It becomes our melancholy duty to announce the death of James Madison, who departed this life on the 28th ult..." More, plus a reference to the "great plan of government" and an acknowledgment of Madison's contribution to the plan: "...and to the memory of no one of that band of patriots are gratitude and honor more justly due, than that of James Madison..." The report concludes: "...He retired from the presidential chair on the 4th of March, 1817, and has since resided in philosophic ease at Montpelier, Orange county, Virginia." (see). Other news of the day includes: "The Creek ... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2019 15:11

$48.00
170311

HARRY HOUDINI Magician Escape Artist Appendicitis NEAR DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372582139495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1926 * Harry Houdini near death * Magic - magician - escape artist Page 27 has a somewhat discrete article headed: "Houdini Near Death After Operation" with subhead. See image for text here. He would die five days later (Halloween). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 56 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 27, 2019 15:08

$42.00
170277

DORETTE ZIETLOW Kidnapping & Death - George Rogalski GUILTY 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372579084218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 20, 1934 * George Rogalski - boy kidnapper guilty * Dorette Zietlow kidnapping and death The front page has a great banner headline: "FIND ROGALSKI BOY GUILTY" with subheads. Related photo is on the back page. (see) Probably only reported in a Chicago publication. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:24

$44.00
170273

Best ELVIS PRESLEY DEATH Memphis TN Tennessee w/ Photos 1977 Old Newspaper RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223222908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MEMPHIS PRESS-SCIMITAR, Tennessee, August 17, 1977. * Hometown Issue * Elvis Presley Death * Great For Display The front page has a historic banner headline: "Memphis Leads World in Mourning For Elvis Presley" with subheads and related photos. Photos inside as well. (see) Best to have in this title. Complete in 50 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:22

$40.00
170272

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223222791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 26, 1977 * Actor comedian Charlie Chaplin death (1st report) * Silent film - movie era icon - "The Tramp" * Best title to be had ? The front page has a two column heading: "Charlie Chaplin, 88, the 'Little Tramp,' Dies in Sleep" with subhead and 3 related photos. (see) Much more on page 3. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:22

$167.00
170270

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Civil War Laurel Mountain WV Battle 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223222325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 17, 1861 * Laurel Mountain - West Virginia A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Inside has: "Reverses in War" "By the Governor of Virginia--A Proclamation" which is actually two, both relating to the war; "War Rumors" "Details of War News--Proclamation of Gen. Banks" "Terrible Explosion at Washington" "The Very Latest" "The Laurel Hill Battle--Death of Gen. Garnet" and many more war reports. Also 2 illustrated runaway slave ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:21

$92.00
170257

President THEODORE "Teddy" ROOSEVELT Death Funeral BURIAL 1919 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223212449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1919 * Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt death * Funeral & burial The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BURY ROOSEVELT WITH SIMPLE RITES AS NATION GRIEVES" with subheads. (see) See photo for portion of text on the burial of President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt. 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 22 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:08

$45.00
170251

RUTH SNYDER & Judd Gray Murder GUILTY Verdict Death Sentence 1927 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372579057987

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1927 * Ruth Snyder and Judd Gray guilty of murder * Death sentence - electric chair * Infamous Daily News photo fame The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MRS. SNYDER AND GRAY FOUND GUILTY IN THE FIRST DEGREE IN SWIFT VERDICT; BOTH TO GET DEATH SENTENCE MONDAY" with subheads that include: "First Ballot Dooms Her" "Widow's Story False and Gray's the Truth, Jurors Find" and more. (see) Much more inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with front page reporting on the aviator Charles Nungesser flight across the Atlantic in which they became missing. Complete with all 52 pages, browning and a little wear along the central fold, generally good. ... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:05

$46.00
170212

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal CAPTURED Arrest 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392222489596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 15, 1934 * Albert Fish captured - arrested * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the front page has a three column headline: "30 MORE BONES UNEARTHED IN BUDD DEATH HOUSE CELLAR" with subheads. (see) More on page 2 with photo of Fish. Very early coverage on Albert Fish being questioned in the Death of Grace Budd. I suspect this is one of the few publications (NYC) to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light even toning, a l... See More  

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Ends February 23, 2019 14:54

$62.00
170770

LOUIS BRANDEIS 1st Jewish Supreme Court Justice Nomination DEATH 1941 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392239956307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 6, 1941 * Louis D. Brandeis death (1st report) * 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice The front page has a great banner headline: "BRANDEIS, NOTED JURIST, DIES" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 12 with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, a few dark tape mends along the bottom margins (see), otherwise good.

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Ends February 22, 2019 12:24

$39.99
170768

BROOKINGS OREGON Lookout Air Raids Japanese Incendiary Bombing 1942 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372601455314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 15, 1942 * Lookout Air Raids - Brookings, Oregon * Incendiary bombs from a Yokosuka E14Y * Japanese naval aviator Nobuo Fujita The front page has a great banner headline: "DROP 'JAP' BOMB IN OREGON" with subhead and small related map. Nice for display. Related photo on page 8. (see) This event was the first time the contiguous United States was bombed by an enemy aircraft. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: In September of 1942, Mount Emily, near Brookings, becam... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2019 10:24

$49.99
170759

Best FRANK NITTI Al "Scarface" Capone's Henchman SUICIDE 1943 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372601392554

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 20, 1943 * Frank Nitti suicide death (1st report) * Al "Scarface" Capone henchman - gangsters * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline in bold lettering: "NITTI KILLS HIMSELF!" with subheads. Very nice for display. More on page 6 with few related photos. Photos of Nitti are on page 8. (see) Great to have in this famous Chicago publication, very rare as such. Complete with all 34 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 February 22, 2019 08:52

$249.99
170746

ERWIN ROMMEL Tanks German Field Marshall WWII DEATH 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392239790026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 16, 1944 * Erwin Rommel death * The Desert Fox * World War II field Marshall The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "ROMMEL DIES OF WOUND CAUSED BY AUTO WRECK" with subhead and small photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning, a little margin and central fold wear, small library stamp in the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends February 22, 2019 07:33

$39.99
170178

ERICH LUDENDORFF German Army World War I WWI General DEATH 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576026410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 20, 1937 * Erich Ludendorff death (1st report) * German World War I - WWI general * Battle of Liege & Tannenberg fame The front page has a great banner headline: "GEN. VON LUDENDORFF IS DEAD" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 3 with small photo of Ludendorff. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:21

$44.00
170744

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


eBay Auction Item # 392239174667

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 19, 1942 * Oregon State Hospital - Salem * Mass food poisoning disaster The front page has a great banner headline: "32 DIE OF FOOD POISON; 400 ILL" with subhead. Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes 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 4... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2019 13:05

$39.99
170722

PANCHO VILLA Mexican Revolution Guerrilla Leader CAPTURED ? 1916 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372600277090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO HERALD, Jan. 20, 1916 * Pancho Villa captured (day of) * Pre Columbus, New Mexico raid Nice banner headline on the pursuit of famed Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa: "SHOOT VILLA ON SIGHT--CARRANZA" which includes a nice photo of him headed: "Villa, Whose Death Is Ordered As An Outlaw by Gen. Carranza." He would be captured on this day. Sixteen pages, good condition.

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Ends February 21, 2019 07:30

$49.99
170149

Great 1865 ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Death Washington D.C. FUNERAL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575094136

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Great front page reporting This is one of the best "non-first report" issues on Lincoln's assassination and funeral I've seen. See the photos for the nice front page headlines which take over half of the first column and include: "OUR GRIEF" "Additional Details of the Terrible Event of Friday Night" "Incidents Connected with the Sad Affair" "Scene of The Murder" "Sorrow in The Metropolis" and much more. The entire front page is taken up with these reports, including much on the details of the actual assassination, plus even more on pages 2, 4 & 8 as well. Various reports on the closing moments of the Civil War also. The front page also includes a letter... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:50

$225.00
170137

TED HEALY DEATH 1st Report THREE STOOGES Creator Larry Moe Curly 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220624991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 22, 1937 * Ted Healy death (1st report) * Three Stooges fame * Al "Scarface" Capone The front page has a on e column heading: "Ted Healy Dies Suddenly; Sift Story of Fight" with small photo of Healy. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:33

$48.00
170134

JAKE KILRAIN Heavyweight Boxing Bare Knuckle Boxer DEATH Killion 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575076362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 23, 1937 * Jake Kilrain death * Heavyweight boxing * Bare knuckle era The front page of section 2 (sports) has one column heading: "JAKE KILRAIN, BARE KNUCKLE VETERAN, DIES" with 2 photos. First report coverage on death of famous bare knuckle boxer, Jake Kilrain. He was best knownfor his 76 round fight with John L. Sullivan, which was the last bare knuckle championship in boxing history. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:29

$42.00
170687

USS YORKTOWN Aircraft Carrier Battle of Midway SINKING 1942 WWII Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392238213943

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 17, 1942 * USS Aircraft Carrier Yorktown sinking * Battle of Midway aftermath * World War II - WWII The front page has a five column heading: "Eyewitness Story of Yorktown's Death" with subheads that include: "TELLS HOW VALIANT SHIP FOUGHT TO STAY AFLOAT" (see) More on pages 10 and 11 with related diagram. Two nice photos on page 12. (see) This sinking actually happened a few months earlier but this was when it was 1st made public making it still a first report. Complete with all 40, 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 February 20, 2019 10:13

$67.00
170684

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


eBay Auction Item # 372599283548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 14, 1944 * Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt Jr. death * Utah Beach World War II Normandy The front page has a great banner headline: "BRIG. GEN. ROOSEVELT DIES" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Roosevelt. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 26 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 February 20, 2019 09:42

$47.00
170644

Historic ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theater J.W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392237237102

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, April 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Being a weekly newspaper this is the first report of Lincoln's assassination with nice first column heads: "A TERRIBLE CRIME ! " "ASSASSINATION of PRESIDENT LINCOLN" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward" "Full Details of the Shocking Events' "Inauguration of Andrew Johnson As President". The entire front page is coverage of the details with many subheads including: "The Presidential Party For The Theatre Formed" "The Manner Of The Murder" "A Fuller and ore Correct Account" "Last Moments of the President" "The Autopsy" and so much more. All the specifics of the event are provided with muc... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2019 07:58

$449.99
170642

THOMAS PAINE American Founding Father & Common Sense Fame DEATH 1809 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392237231410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 12, 1809 * Thomas Paine's death (early rpt.) * From the nation's capital Interesting that page 3 has a very brief and somewhat inconspicuous report announcing: "DIED at New-York on Thursday last, the celebrated THOMAS PAINE." Four pages, some rubbing wear in the top quadrant cause some small holes and some text loss & a tear at the spine margin.

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Ends February 19, 2019 07:49

$34.99
170113

Best ELVIS PRESLEY DEATH Rare Memphis TN Tennessee w/ Photos 1977 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218668341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MEMPHIS PRESS-SCIMITAR, Tennessee, August 17, 1977. * Hometown Issue * Elvis Presley Death * Great For Display The front page has a historic banner headline: "Memphis Leads World in Mourning For Elvis Presley" with subheads and related photos. Photos inside as well. (see) Best to have in this title. Complete in 50 pages, minor creasing along central fold, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:36

$40.00
170069

URIAH P. LEVY 1st Jewish U.S. Navy Commodore DEATH Jews 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217907181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 24, 1862 * Uriah P. Levy death (1st report) * 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy * American Civil War - Jews The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 3 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, War of 1812 hero, and credited for abolishing the disciplinary procedure of flogging. Among the war-related column heads inside are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "ANOTHER GREAT BATTLE" "Gen. Shield's First Victory" "Jackson, Smith, And Longstreet Routed" "THE SIEGE OF ISLAND TEN" and more with back page map headed: "The Attack Upon Island No. 10". Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:27

$260.00
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