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172462

Historic BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG George Meade vs. R.E. Lee 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282165357

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 4, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania * Most historic battle of the Civil War Pages 2 & 3 have content reporting on the Battle of Gettysburg. Column heads include: "Latest from the Battle Field - Two More Battles" which includes two dispatches from General Meade. Also: "Unofficial Reports" and then: "The Fight Of Wednesday" & "A Fight at Carlisle". Page 2 has a report: "The Removal of Gen. Hooker" which announces General Meade as his replacement (head partially shaved here: see). There is also: "The Late General Reynolds" who died in the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg. Great to have this notable content in this famous newspaper from the nation's c... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:48

$390.00
172460

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Rev. War General Death FUNERAL 1800 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657290254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 22, 1800 * George Washington's death & funeral The front page has two-thirds of a column headed: "Funeral Solemnities In Honor of the Sainted Washington" The first report under this heading reports on the solemnities at Medford, followed by the honors at Marblehead, then at Hallowell. The reports carry over to page two where is also found: " Memoranda of Funeral Honors" and a report from "Boston" which notes: "...the Government of Massachusetts will attend the Oration on the sublime virtues of General GEORGE WASHINGTON to e delivered at the Old South Meeting House..." and also: "Mr. Paine's Eulogy". Among the page 3 ads and notices is a black-bordered item: "Masonic Procession--Anticip... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:46

$210.00
172452

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Gangster Boss Beer Baron DEATH 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657288302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, January 26, 1947 * Al Capone death (1st report) * Chicago beer baron * Gangster - mob boss * Best title to be had (rare) The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "AL CAPONE DIES IN FLORIDA" with subhead. Very nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 12 with 2 related photos. A printing crease slightly affects the continuation here. (see) Great to have in the famous Chicago publication, very rare as such. Thirty-eight pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp along the last column of the front page, small binding holes along the spine, the mentioned crease on page 12, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:40

$425.00
172444

Rare CONFEDERATE VA w/ Battle of Mill Springs Kentucky 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282158556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 31, 1862 * Battle of Mill Springs - Kentucky * From the capital of the Confederacy A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate which has war-related reporting on the front page including: "The Battle In Kentucky" "The Northern Account of the Battle" "Full Details Of The Action" "Desperate Fighting on Both Sides" "The Death of General Zollicoffer" "The Fortifications & Camps". This is a great accounting of the Battle of Bill Springs, Kentucky, considered the first significant Union victory of the war. A significant report which has many subheads & great to have on the front page. War-related reports carry over to pages 2 & 3 as well where are found items headed: "The Fo... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:35

$95.00
172438

JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing DEATH 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282157357

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1946 * Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... * Death report... 1st report... Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that announces: "Jack Johnson Dies in Auto Crash; Ex-Heavyweight Champion Was 68" Quite a detailed report concluding on the back page with photo of Johnson. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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. ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:32

$67.00
172437

WILLIAM B. PARSONS First Subway in New York City Civil Engineer DEATH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657283717

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1932 * William B. Parsons death * American civil engineer * First subway in New York Page 21 has a one column heading: "GEN. W. B. PARSONS, ENGINEER, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of William B. Parsons, American civil engineer who's claim to fame was New York City's very 1st subway. 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 cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturd... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:30

$38.00
172376

SIR WILLIAM MILLS British Hand Grenades Bomb Inventor DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372654988280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1932 * Sir William Mills death (inventor) * Mills bomb - British hand grenades Page 24 has a one column heading: "SIR WILLIAM MILLS, INVENTOR, DIS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir William Mills, inventor of the Mills bomb (British hand grenades). 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 cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice ... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:43

$38.00
172362

Best 1963 JOHN F. KENNEDY JFK ASSASSINATION Rare Dallas TX Texas Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278865598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963 * From the city where it happened A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smaller photo of Lyndon Johnson. A considerable amount of related news and photos inside as well. Of curious interest--and only to be found in a Dallas newspaper--are two inconspicuous advertisements to be found on facing pages inside. One is for the 'Texas" movie theater, where Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested (trivia: he was watching the mo... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:19

$200.00
172313

BUDDY 1st Seeing Eye Guide Dog Morris Frank Service Animal DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278213622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1938 * "Buddy" death - German Shepherd * 1st ever trained guide dog - seeing eye * Morris Frank's service animal Page 21 has a one column heading: "FIRST DOG TRAINED AS 'SEEING EYE' DIES" with subhead and illustration of "Buddy"". (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 42 pages, some small ink blotches on page 21 from printing flaw, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:03

$44.00
172312

LUCY, LADY DUFF-GORDON Famous RMS TITANIC SINKING Survivor Death 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653716691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1935 * Lucy, Lady Duff Gordon death * Famous RMS Titanic survivor The top of page 17 has one column headings: "LADY DUFF GORDON, STYLE EXPERT, DIES" "Pioneer in Bringing Freedom to Women's Fashions Headed Chain of Garment Shops" "Coined Dress Term 'chic'" and more. See images for 1st report coverage on the death of Lucy Christiana, Lady Duff-Gordon, survivor of the RMS Titanic sinking. 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 36 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small address stamp within masthead, generally in nice condition.

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:02

$52.00
172308

BEST Magnate WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST Publisher Journalism DEATH 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278072735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, August 15, 1951 * William Randolph Hearst Death * Newspaper and Magazine Guru * Best title to be had - rare as such Outside of the masthead the only ink on the front page notes: "WILLIAM R. HEARST DEAD", and the caption to the huge photo of him: "1863--William Randolph Hearst--1951". Hearst was one of the more noted newspaper publishers in American history, having begun with this newspaper (taking over from his father) and and eventually buying others across the country. It was his life which was the inspiration for the lead character in the famed movie "Citizen Kane". Terrific to have such a dramatic presentation on his death on the front page of his flagship newspaper. This front sheet w... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:20

$245.00
172250

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & the Hunt for John Wilkes Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275628811

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New YORK, April 21, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * The hunt for John Wilkes Booth Pages 1, 4, 5 & 8 are bordered in black mourning rules for Lincoln's assassination. The ftpg. has: "MOBILE" "How The Last Great Seaport of the Rebellion Was Taken" with more on the fall of this town. Inside has column heads including: "WASHINGTON" "22,000 Rebel Prisoners Pass Resolutions on the Death of Mr. Lincoln" "They Express their Abhorrence of the Deed" "The Assassins" "The President's Body" "Crowds Taking a Last Look at the Murdered Chief Magistrate" "The Funeral Train to Start This Morning" "Willie Lincoln's Body Disinterred" "The Assassins" "Atzerott Captured by Maryland Troops" "$100,000 Reward Offered by ... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:57

$64.00
172244

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275626804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, April 4, 1882 * Jesse James assassination * Robert & Charles Ford * St. Joseph, Missouri Near the bottom of the front page is a small report headed: "Vengeance on Train Robbers" which reports: "The city is wild with excitement over the death of Jesse James. The fear of his vengeance has restricted the people from taking extreme action against all of the accused train robbers. Men are huddled together in groups on the streets, and rumors of a lynching party to be organized are very prevalent." Eight pages, archival strengthening at the spine, some very discrete archival mends inside, very nice condition. somewhat fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:53

$116.00
172243

ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Murder Plot TREASON TRIAL 1683 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275624801

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 May 11, 2019 14:50

$89.00
172219

Best CHARLES DE GAULLE French Republic Leader Paris France DEATH 1970 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275507528

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANCE-SOIR, Paris, France, Nov. 11, 1970 * Charles de Gaulle death (1st report) * Best title to be had ? The front page is black-bordered and features a large & bold banner headline: "LA MORTE DE DE GAULLE" [The Death of De Gaulle]. Charles DeGaulle was a French general and statesman. He was the leader of Free France (1940–44) and the head of the provisional government of the French Republic (1944–46). In 1958, was elected as the 18th President of France, until his resignation in 1969. He was the dominant figure of France during the Cold War era and his memory continues to influence French politics (credit Wikipedia). Much content on him on inside pages, with many photos as well. Presumed complete with... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2019 11:09

$40.00
172216

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH Southern Cross Airplane DISAPPEARS Death 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650192758

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 9, 1935 * Sir Charles Kingsford Smith * Australian aviator - Southern Cross * Goes missing in airplane flight (death) The front page has a one column heading: "Bay of Bengal Searched for Flying Knight" Four related photos and map on the back page. (see) See below for more information. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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. wikipedia notes: Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and co-pilot John Thompson "Tommy" Pethybridge were flying the Lady Southern Cross overnight from Allahabad, India,... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2019 11:08

$42.00
172173

TEX RICKARD Boxing Promoter - MSG III Builder - NY Rangers DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648945032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 7, 1929 * Tex Rickard death (1st report) * Boxing promoter The front page has a five column headline: "Tex Rickard, Boxing Promoter, Dies" with subhead. (see) More on page 26 and photo on the back page. First report coverage on the death of famous boxing promoter and Madison Square Garden builder, Tex Rickard. Complete with all 44 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 May 09, 2019 14:38

$44.00
172154

Rare COLONIAL VIRGINIA w/ Battle of Bunker Hill 1775 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392274470705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, July 13, 1775 * The Battle of Bunker Hill * American Revolutionary War * Very rare Colonial Virginia title This newspaper was published by John Pinkney, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. Pinkney continued this title which previously was published by Virginia's first woman printer, Clementina Rind, A rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia. Certainly the prime content is the page 3 report of the Battle of Bunker Hill, from a letter: "...from Mr. Isaac Lathrop, one of the Provincial Congress at Watertown, to Major General Davis Wooster..." with the letter ... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2019 13:48

$10,500.00
172136

JOHN DILLINGER Hunted in Chicago ? w/ LETTER to His Father 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648219158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * On the run in Chicago ? * Letter to his father The back page has one column headings that include: "DILLINGER IS ALIVE HIS FATHER ASSERTS" "Farmer Shows Letter From Bandit, Dated 3 Weeks Ago, Saying He Is 'All Right'" "Ridicules Death Stories" and more (see images) The text includes a letter to his father which is signed in type: "JOHNNIE" Also mention that Dillinger was at a recent Chicago Cubs baseball game. He would be assassinated less than a month later in Chicago. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition, a few minor printing flaws slightly affects mentioned report, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:52

$50.00
172134

JOHN HAMILTON Bank Robber & Dillinger Gang Criminal BODY FOUND 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648218292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 29, 1935 * John Hamilton's body found * John Dillinger gang member The front page has a one column heading: "FIND BODY OF LAST OF DILLINGER GANG" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. 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 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. Some spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: On ... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:51

$40.00
172129

DEATH RAY - BEAM Invented ? for Military Use by Guglielmo Marconi 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648215963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1935 * Guglielmo Marconi - Italian inventor * Death Ray - beam invention ? The top of page 17 has a two column heading: "Marconi Ready to Take Micro-Wave to War; Said to Have Tested Halting Planes in Air" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:48

$40.00
172128

FATS WALLER Thomas Wright Jazz Pianist & Composer DEATH 1943 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648215744

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1943 * American jazz pianist & composer * Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller death Page 27 has one column headings: "T. W. (FATS) WALLER PIANIST, COMPOSER" "Noted Negro Artist of Stage, Screen and Radio Dies on Train at Age 39" with one column photo of Waller. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 in... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:48

$44.00
172076

ADOLPH S. OCHS New York Times Publisher Death PHOTO 1935 Old NYT Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392271495094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure photo section only, April 14, 1935 * Publisher Adolph Ochs death The front page of this rotogravure section has a large portrait of Adolph S. Ochs with brief text underneath concerning his death. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 10 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 04, 2019 14:47

$30.00
172031

JAMES LAWRENCE DEATH "Don't Give Up The Ship" USS CHESAPEAKE 1813 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270685568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 10, 1813 * Captain James Lawrence: 'Don't give up the ship!' An inside page has a report headed: "Captain James Lawrence" which reports his death and gives a short biography of his life as well. The text includes: "...our griefs were renewed by the capture of the Chesapeake & death of Lawrence; a pride of the navy..." and telling a bit of his life it says: "The body of Lawrence was prostrate; but his spirit remained erect. He saw & felt the fortune of war was against him--yet cried out, 'Don't Give Up The Ship', though the enemy was carrying everything before him..." with more, and near the end his famous quote is mentioned again with: "...Captain Lawrence...May the expiring w... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:55

$84.00
172030

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands w/ Print 1784 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644238562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1784 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook death * Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands Certainly the most interesting content in this issue is the great & lengthy text (continued from the June issue) on a review of a new publication, headed: "Captain Cook's Voyage--Relation of the events that led to the murder of Capt. Cook...". This report takes nearly 3 pages, portions seen in the photos, and includes the details of the murder of Capt. Cook by the natives of Hawaii: "...What followed was a scene of the utmost horror & confusion...having turned about to give his orders to the boats, he was stabbed in the back & fell with his face into the water. On seeing him fall, t... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:54

$138.00
172024

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270683509

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 Franco's regime between 1939 ... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:50

$45.00
172013

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270677015

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 May 03, 2019 09:44

$44.00
171986

CHARLES LEALE Abraham Lincoln Theatre Assassination Doctor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270119069

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1932 * Dr. Charles Augustus Leale M.D. death * Doctor who attended Abraham Lincoln * Amelia Earhart visits Brussels, Belgium Page 9 has a one column heading: "Mrs. Putnam Honored By Belgian King" with subhead. (see) Page 21 has a one column heading: "DR. C. A. LEALE DIES; SAW LINCOLN SHOT" with subheads and photo. (see) Charles Leale was the first doctor to arrive at the presidential box at Ford's Theatre after John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln. His efforts allowed Lincoln to live until the next morning. 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 ... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2019 11:58

$50.00
171984

JOSPEH STALIN DEATH Soviet Union Premier MOSCOW KREMLIN Russia 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372643463553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DES MOINES REGISTER, Iowa, March 6, 1953 * Joseph Stalin death * Premier of the Soviet Union * 1950's era original The front page features a nice banner headline: "JOSEF STALIN IS DEAD!; Dictator's 29-Year Rule Ended; No Successor Revealed" with subheads and photo. (see) More inside. First section only with 16 pages, light toning and some wear with small tears, nice for display as such.

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Ends May 02, 2019 11:57

$40.00
171966

MARY HARRIS "MOTHER" JONES United Mine Workers Organizer DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392269575033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 1, 1930 * Mary Harris "Mother" Jones death w/ photo * United Mine Workers organizer & more The front page has a one column heading: "'Mother' Jones, Labor Leader, Dies at Age 100" Related photo on the back page. (see) First report coverage on the death of Mary Harris Jones, co-founder of the Industrial Workers of the World. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition, light toning at the margins, some wear along the spine with a few small binding holes, generally in nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2019 14:10

$47.00
171962

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372642615958

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 May 01, 2019 14:09

$40.00
172474

WU PEIFU "Jade Marshall" Republic of China Warlord General DEATH 1939 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392283347565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 5, 1939 * Wu Peifu death "Jade Marshall" * Republic of China warlord - general The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "MARSHAL WU DIES IN PEIPING AT 61" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Republic of China warlord, Wu Peifu. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 56 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2019 08:05

$37.00
171915

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392267499205

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, some rubbing, more so at the fold, generally good.

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:00

$165.00
168755

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516875142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 24, 1937. * John D. Rockefeller death (1st report) * Oil tycoon & philanthropist The front page has a great banner headline: "JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER SR. DIES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Much more on pages 2-5 with some related photos. A full back page pictorial is also nice for display. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends April 27, 2019 10:29

$125.00
171890

MABEL NORMAND Hollywood Silent Film Comedienne Actress DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372638309494

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

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Ends April 26, 2019 15:05

$57.00
172399

JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber Gang Captured in Tucson Arizona Photos 1934 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372655061763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 27, 1934 * John Dillinger & gang captured * Harry Pierpont & Charles Makely * Tucson AZ Arizona - Mary Kinder The front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER GANG FACING DEATH AS STATES ACT" with subhead. Lengthy coverage continues on page 2. A few related photos and map are on the back page. Dillinger would be sent to Crown Point Jail in Indiana where he would make his famous "wooden" gun escape. 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 Gr... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2019 12:22

$79.99
172397

Great Outlaw JESSE JAMES Robert Ford MURDER & Cole Younger 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392279539685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James killed Page 5 has an uncommonly lengthy account--extremely detailed--on the death of Jesse James, headed: "The Murdered Outlaw" "The State Officers Previously Arranging For The Killers" "Shot Down With A Rifle Which He Gave to His Slayer---Threats of His Friends---Gov. Crittenden's Arrangement with Robert Ford". This account takes over a full column, and is followed by yet another, related report: "An Old Accomplice's Comment" "An Interview With Cole Younger, in Jail in Minnesota" (see). Complete in 8 pages, 4 small binding holes in the 1st column affect a total of 13 words in the pg. 5 Jesse James article. Loose at the spine, browned at the margins and somewhat frag... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2019 12:11

$124.99
172365

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


eBay Auction Item # 392279388664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2019 07:49

$37.00
171777

Best MARLON BRANDO Hollywood Movie Film Actor Director DEATH 2004 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633908675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 3, 2004 * Marlon Brando death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actor * "On The Waterfront" "The Godfather" * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has a 2 column head: "A Hollywood Iconoclast Who Transformed the Art of Acting" "Marlon Brando - 1924-2004" with 3 photos of him. The article carries over to take all of pages 26-27 and also has a nice article on him on the ftpg. of section E. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete Sections A and E only with 54 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:38

$92.00
171775

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264054561

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD SUNDAY REPUBLICAN, Mass., 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 Page 4 has a small two column heading announcing the death of the beloved guitarist, Jimi Hendrix: "Death Of Hendrix Laid To Drugs" (see) Hendrix stands among only a few whose names are synonymous with the cultural shift of the 1960's. This report is next to the spine (see image) which slightly affects the text. Complete with 50+ pages, some spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:37

$77.00
171768

CAROLE LANDIS American Film Actress Drug Overdose SUICIDE Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264052998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 6, 1948 * Carole Landis suicide death * American Film and stage actress * "The Ping Girl" "The Chest" The front page has a two column heading: "Carole Landis Ends Her Life in Hollywood Home" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage continues on page 13 with photo. Landis dies of an intentional sleeping pills overdose. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:34

$45.00
171736

DANNO O'MAHONY Irish Pro Wrestling & EVA COO Murderer Execution 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633292524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1935. * Danno O'Mahony, Irish professional wrestler * Eva Coo "The Mallet Murderer" electric chair The front page has a one column heading: "MRS. COO, SCARNICI ARE PUT TO DEATH" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photos of each. Page 27 has a one column heading: "O'MAHONEY TOSSES LONDOS IN BOSTON" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:15

$38.00
171734

GRAND DUKE KIRILL VLADIMIROVICH OF RUSSIA House of Romanov Death 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633292250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1938 * Grand Duke Kirill (Cyril) Vladimirovich of Russia The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "GRAND DUKE CYRIL DIES IN PARIS EXILE" 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 44 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:14

$47.00
171731

Post JOHN DILLINGER Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL Hunted 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633290763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 12, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post famous wooden gun escape * To free Harry Pierpont in jail ? The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "Bolster Pierpont's Guard; Fear New Dillinger Jail Raid" Related photo is on the back page. (see) 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 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condi... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:10

$44.00
171701

THE BOSTON MASSACRE Incident on King Street British Troops Attack 1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263036247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1770 * The Boston Massacre * Historic reporting Certainly the most notable item in this issue is the report on the Boston Massacre. The entirety of page 2 is taken up with an excellent & historic report of the Boston Massacre, headed: "AMERICAN AFFAIRS" and the article prefaced with: "The following Report of the Committee of the Town of Boston, transmitted to Governor Pownal, is the most authentic Account of the late Tumult there." This detailed account gives all the particulars (see) with comments including: "...a quarrel arose between some of the soldiers of the 29th & the ropemakers journeymen...a party of 7 or 8 soldiers...by orders fired upon the inhabitants, promiscuously,... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:13

$435.00
171699

BATTLE OF DETTINGEN War of the Austrian Succession w/ Diagram 1743 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263035978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1743 This issue includes a nice & quite detailed full page map headed: "Plan of the Battle of Dettingen, as Published by Authority" plus a full page key noting the various locations on the map. The Battle of Dettingen, part of the War of Austrian Succession, was a highly significant victory for the British Army, being the only time in modern history that a British force has been led into battle by a reigning monarch: King George II. There is a full page chart headed: "Grants in Q. Anne's Wars". Two full pages are taken up with a list of: "Ships Taken by the Spaniards since our last List". Over a full pg. is taken up with: "A Funeral Oration" from Boston, in New England, for th... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:12

$50.00
171698

SIEGE OF SAVANNAH Georgia Benjamin Lincoln - Captain James Cook 1780 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263035738

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1780 * Siege of Savannah - Georgia * Benjamin Lincoln letter * Captain James Cook - South Seas Near the back is a section headed: "Advices Received from America" which includes: "Gen. Lincoln's Letter to Congress on the defeat of the combined Army before Georgia" with a dateline of Charleston, Oct. 22, 1779. This letter concerns the battle for Savannah & takes nearly a full page, signed in type: B. Lincoln, and includes mention of the death of Count Pulaski. Also of great interest is a nice article headed: "Some Account of New Zealand. Capt. Cook in Great Danger". Included with this article is the referenced full page plate captioned: "View of an Arched Rock on the Coast o... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:11

$165.00
171656

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631669220

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

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:14

$52.00
171654

JANE TOPPAN American Woman Serial Killer Poisoner Nurse DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631667289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1938 * Jane Toppan death * Woman serial killer * Poisoning nurse Page 15 has one column headings: "Miss Jane Toppan, 84, Mass Poisoner, Dies" "Institution Inmate Many Years Admitted Slaying 100 Persons" (see) First report coverage on the death of infamous Woman serial killer, Jane Toppan. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:13

$45.00
171651

KARL KAUTSKY Marxist Marxism Bolshevik Revolution Critic DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631661623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1938 * Karl Kautsky death (1st report) * Marxist theoretician - philosopher The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "KARL KAUTSKY, 84, MARXIST, 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 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Karl Johann Kautsky (16 October 1854 – 17 October 1938) was a Czech-Austrian philosopher, journalist, and Marxist theoretician. Kautsky was recognized as among the most authoritative promulgators of Orthodox Marxism after the death of Friedrich Engels... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:11

$42.00
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