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155421

Best JACKIE GLEASON The Honeymooners Movie T.V. Actor DEATH 1987 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391838550779

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 25, 1987 * Jackie Gleason death (1st report) * American film T.V. comedian actor * "The Honeymooners" Ralph Kramden * Best title to be had ? Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Jackie Gleason, 'Great One' of Many Talents, Dies at 71" with photo. (see) Reporting continues inside with a "Honeymooners" scene photo. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 38 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 12, 2017 07:29

$145.00
155420

ANDY KAUFMAN Actor Comedian Performance Artist Wrestler DEATH 1984 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391838550503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 17, 1984 * Andy Kaufman death (1st report) * American actor - performance artist * Entertainer - professional wrestler * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has a one column heading: "Andy Kaufman, Offbeat Comic, Dies of Cancer" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 12, 2017 07:28

$129.00
155419

ALFRED HITCHCOCK Thriller Suspense Film Movie Director DEATH 1980 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372011569807

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 30, 1980 * Alfred Hitchcock death (1st report) * "The Master of Suspense" * Psychological thriller director * Best title to be had ? Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Alfred Hitchcock, Master of Mystery Movies, Dies" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 12, 2017 07:26

$149.00
155414

Polar Explorer ROALD AMUNDSEN Death Official AIRPLANE Latham 47 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372011028879

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, September 1, 1928 * Roald Amundsen death confirmed * Norwegian polar - arctic explorer The front page has a three column headline: "Find Amundsen Plane Float; Off Dangerous Norway Point; First Clue to Fate of Six" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the official death of Roald Amundsen. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 11, 2017 15:55

$36.00
155406

Aviator RALPH JOHNSTONE 1st American Pilot AIRPLANE Crash Death 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372011020235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, November 18, 1910 * Aviator Ralph Johnstone death * Altitude record holder * 1st American pilot airplane crash death The back page has one column headings: "'SPIRAL GLIDE' BRINGS DEATH" "Johnstone, World's Champion Aviator, Instantly Killed" (see) wikipedia notes: Ralph Greenley Johnstone (September 18, 1880 – November 17, 1910) was the first American pilot to die in an airplane crash.He and Archibald Hoxsey were known as the "heavenly twins" for their attempts to break altitude records. Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends August 11, 2017 15:44

$42.00
155401

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372011002309

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 August 11, 2017 15:34

$159.00
155191

THURGOOD MARSHALL 1st African American Supreme Court DEATH 1993 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828360912

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, January 25, 1993 * Thurgood Marshall death (1st report) * 1st African American Supreme Court Justice The front page carries the two column wide, two line announcement "Thurgood Marshall, 84, First Black Justice, Dies" with subhead "Supreme Court: Retired jurist was a leader in the legal battle to end forced segregation in the U.S.". "Retired Justice Thurgood Marshall, a civil rights giant who as a lawyer won the landmark victories that ended forced segregation in the United States and then became the first black justice of the Supreme Court, died Sunday at the age of 84..." The article continues inside with additional photos. This also enclosed a boxed insert w... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:43

$125.00
155176

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997152549

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TIMES, Sept. 21, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination death All columns on all pages are black-bordered because of the report at the top of the first column on the ftpg: "THE PRESIDENT DEAD" "He Expires at Half-Past Ten Monday Night" "The End Comes Suddenly And Without Warning" "Gen. Arthur Takes The Oath As President" plus there are various subheads on the ftpg. including: "The President's Last Moments" "All the Doctors Surprised" "The First News Of the Event" "Preparations For the Funeral" "The Nation In Its Brief" "The Official Bulletins" "The Last Day of Life" and a bit more. Complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some very discrete archival ends to t... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:11

$68.00
155138

Extremely RARE 1665 Gazette 17th Century OXFORD London England PLAGUE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996050399

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, London, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #19 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * The black plague This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 11:57

$730.00
155110

ROSAMOND PINCHOT Stage & Film Actress Socialite SUICIDE Death 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827530146

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1938 * Rosamond Pinchot suicide death * Stage & film actress - socialite The front page has a one column heading: "ROSAMOND PINCHOT ENDS LIFE IN GARAGE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage on American stage & film actress committing suicide continues inside with small photo. 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscriber... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 09:52

$44.00
155102

Best President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Washington D.C. DEATH 1848 DC Capital Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391824291084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington (D.C.), Feb. 24, 1848 * President John Quincy Adams death * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has at the top center: "Death Of Ex-President Adams" with the report beginning: "The venerable Patriot and Statesman, John Quincy Adams, expired at the Capitol last evening...He lingered...insensible & unconscious from the period of his attack on Monday until an hour after sunset last evening when he gently breathed his last..." with more (see). Following this report is another headed: "Public Meeting" which prints a notice beginning: "A Patriarch has gone to his rest---a link between the past and present generation is broken---a Sage and Patriot has fallen at his po... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:06

$59.00
155101

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Fredericksburg Union Defeat 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371991008470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, December 24, 1862 * Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia * Rare Confederate title * Publishher on the run If the title and city of publication seem to indicate an error, but there is not one. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:04

$210.00
155050

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823386635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCKINGHAM REPUBLICAN, Exeter, New Hampshire, Sept. 8, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero The back page has a nice article headed: "Wild Bill" , which begins: "Everybody in this country has heard of 'Wild Bill' a noted scout, buffalo-hunter and plainsman, & who on account of his reckless bravery was made Marshal at different times of several frontier towns..." and mentioning: "...During 'Wild Bill's' administration as marshal of Abilene and Wichita he is said to have shot to death many a man who resisted him..." with more (see). Perhaps the most noted item is the last paragraph which reports on his death the previous month: "...Bill drifted into the Black Hills & ... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:42

$245.00
154987

Best POPE JOHN XXIII Papal Inauguration & Death 1958-1963 Rome Italy Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988086784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: IL MESSAGGERO, Rome, Italy, a pair of issues dated Nov. 5, 1958 * Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, the "Pope of the people" * Pope John XXIII papal inauguration & death reports and June 4, 1963 The first issue has considerable reporting on the inauguration of Pope John XXIII as Pope, and the latter issue of the same title reports his death. Great to have both reports in the same title, and from Rome where both events happened. All text in Italian. Folio size, 12 and 14 pages respectively nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:19

$64.00
154985

CALIXTO GARCIA Cuban War for Independence & More General DEATH 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988085017

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Dec. 12, 1898 The ftpg. has a column headed: "GENERAL GARCIA DEAD" "The Cuban Patriot Succumbs to an Attack of Pneumonia" "His Fight For Cuban Liberty" with more, including an illustration of him captioned; "General Calixto Garcia". A full column article continuing on the back page. See the hyperlink for much more on this freedom fighter for Cuba. Four pages, a few minor margin tears, very nice condition but somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:16

$34.00
154981

SARA TEASDALE Lyric Poet "I Shall Not Care" Poem SUICIDE Death 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988081663

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1933 * Sara Teasdale suicide death * "I Shall Not Care" poem * American lyric poet The front page has a one column heading: "SARA TEASDALE, POET, FOUND DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 with photo and her poem "I Shall Not Care" which was thought to be her suicide note. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the p... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:11

$40.00
154923

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Mormonism Saint Death FUNERAL Burial 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986965524

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 3, 1877 * Brigham Young death funeral - burial * Mormons - Mormonism - SLC Utah . The front page has a one column heading: "Brigham Young's Funeral" (see) Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:17

$38.00
154917

WINDSOR McCAY Cartoonist Animator "Little Nemo" Comic Strip DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820943308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1934 * Winsor McCay death * Cartoonist - Comics * "Little Nemo" fame The top of page 17 has one column headings that include: "WINSOR M'CAY, 62, CARTOONIST, DEAD" "Creator of Many Popular Comic Drawings Suffers Sudden Collapse at Home" "Taught Himself To Draw" and more with photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:09

$37.00
154759

re. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON'S DEATH Campaign Issue Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813881442

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, March 27, 1841 * re. William Henry Harrison's death * Rare campaign title by Horace Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. This issue is from shortly after Harrison's Death, content including: "Gen. Harrison's Last Letter" 'Mr. Tyler's Opinions" "The Presidential Succession" [remember that Harrison was the first President to die in office] & a few other items relating to Harrison's death. Page 3 has a full column with: "President Tyler's Address To the People of the United States" which--partia... See More  

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:28

$62.00
154720

WILLIAM J. WORTH Mexican-American War & Fort Worth Fame DEATH 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810754175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington D.C. May 23, 1849 * General William J. Worth's death report Page 2 has a report headed: "Report of Gen. Worth's Death" [Fort Worth, Texas fame], with supporting text. Other news of the day with period ads throughout. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:45

$34.00
154717

MISSISSIPPI RIVER Battle of Baton Rouge Louisiana CIVIL WAR MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371977096059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, August 18, 1862 * Battle of Baton Rouge * Mississippi River MAP Front page heads at the top of the third column: "Important From The Mississippi" "Arrival of the Trade Wind from New Orleans" "The Rebel Attack On Baton Rouge" "The First Day's Fight and Repulse of the Rebels" "The Death Of Gen. Williams Confirmed" "Our Troops Still Held the Place at the Departure of the Trade Wind" "Sketches of the City and the Military Commanders" "Rebel Accounts Of The Action". Includes a one column map: "The Position Of Baton Rouge." showing a portion of the Mississippi (see photos). Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:42

$42.00
154677

Rare BABE RUTH Pitches Game New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810400476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, Sept. 29, 1930 * Babe Ruth pitches game vs. Red Sox * New York Yankees last game of season * MLB baseball Page 12 has two column heads: "Ruth Trundles to Mound for First Time in Nine Years, Completely Baffles Red Sox" and more, including a small photo of Ruth. Interesting Babe Ruth item as he pitched against the team he used to pitch for. Also, the front page reports the death of noted copper magnate Daniel Guggenheim with: "Guggenheim, Noted For Millions Given to Aid Flying, Dies" and includes a small photo of him. Complete in 16 pages, some margin chipping, generally good condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:06

$48.00
154620

RAYMOND HAMILTON Outlaws Bonnie and Clyde Fame CAPTURED in Texas 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809254868

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1935 * Raymond Hamilton re-captured * Outlaws Bonnie and Clyde fame * Edwin Arlington Robinson death The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RAYMOND HAMILTON CAPTURED IN TEXAS POSING AS A TRAMP" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:51

$46.00
154561

RUTH HALE New York City Feminist & Women's Rights Leader DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371970177611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1934 * Feminist leader Ruth Hale death * Women's rights - Woman's suffrage * Founder of the Lucy Stone League The top of page 19 has one column heading: "RUTH HALE IS DEAD; FEMINIST LEADER" 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 in 40 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... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:55

$38.00
154558

DOC MIDDLETON GANG Outlaws Horse Thieves Nebraska Shootout 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371970167163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 28, 1879 * Doc Middleton gang * Outlaws - horse thieves Page 3 has a great "gunslinger" type report from the Old West, headed: "A Frontier Fight" "How Doc. Middleton & Other Border Ruffians Were Routed" "A Desperate Encounter as Described by One of the Captured." This report is very detailed and takes 1 12 columns. Doc Middleton (real name James M. Riley) was an outlaw and horse thief, whose exploits of stealing perhaps 2,000 horses over a two-year period earned a spot in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Page 2 has: "Lincoln's Old Home - Neglected & Decaying It is the Rendezvous of Low Characters", and pg. 5 has: "Blackfoot" "Death of This Celebrated Cro... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:40

$55.00
154532

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Death Lies in STATE Capital 1881 Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371969258716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 23, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Lying in State at Capital * Best title to have ? The top of the front page has a nice print headed: "JAMES A. GARFIELD". Nearly three-quarters of the first column is taken up with various heads on his death & funeral including: "WITH HOMAGE" "Many Thousands View the Body" "Of the Fallen Chieftain as It Lies in State" "Under the Great Dome of the Capitol" "Extensive Preparations for the Obsequies" and so much more (see). All of the front page relates to Garfield plus additional items inside as well. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from Garfield's home state, and not far from his home in Mentor, Ohio... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:25

$48.00
154526

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391802161059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:11

$62.00
154510

"DOCTOR'S PLOT" Soviet Union Leaders Murders ANTISEMITISM Arrests 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371969236347

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 13, 1953 * "Doctor's Plot" in Soviet Union - Arrests * Antisemitism - Joseph Stalin * Viktor Abakumov The front page has a one column heading: "Soviet Jews Seized in 'Death Plot''" with subhead. (see) The "Doctors' Plot" is considered to be the most dramatic episode of antisemitism in the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin's regime. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp in the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 01, 2017 14:49

$39.00
154419

STANFORD CARDINALS Football Rose Bowl Win vs. Pittsburgh Panthers 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967999278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1928 * Rose Bowl: Stanford Cardinals vs. Pitt Panthers * Emily Stevens death - stage & screen actress The sport' section (page 20) has a banner headline: "Stanford Beats Pittsburgh, 7-6, on Wilton's Goal After Trailing on His Fumble" with subheads and lineup. (see) First report coverage on the Stanford Cardinals football team winning the 1928 Rose Bowl vs. the Pittsburgh Panthers. Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the s... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:38

$44.00
154414

SAM PHILLIPS Rock 'n' Roll Music Icon Elvis Presley Founder DEATH 2003 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967994838

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 31, 2003 * Sam Phillips death * Rock and roll icon * Elvis Presley fame The bottom of the front page has a notable report on the death of Sam Phillips, headed: "Sam Phillips, Who Launched Elvis and a Revolution, Dies" plus a related photo. Phillips played an important role in the emergence of rock and roll as the major form of popular music in the 1950s. He was the founder of Sun Studio and Sun Records in Memphis, who discovered such recording talent as Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Johnny Cash. The height of his success culminated in his launching of Elvis Presley's career in 1954. Another photo and more on Sam Phillips inside. The complete issue with 4 se... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:30

$48.00
154314

ROBERT TODD LINCOLN President Abraham & Mary 1st Son DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371961851437

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, July 26, 1926 * Robert Todd Lincoln death * Abraham's last surviving child Page 3 has a two column headline: "ONLY SURVIVING SON OF PRES. LINCOLN FOUND DEAD" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of President Abraham Lincoln's 1st son. Complete in 10 pages, light toning with some wear at the margins, mainly along the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 24, 2017 15:03

$44.00
154309

CHARLES COMISKEY The Old Roman Chicago White Sox Baseball DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371961842000

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 26, 1931 * Charles Comiskey death (1st report) * "Commy" "The Old Roman" * Chicago White Sox baseball * Black Sox World Series scandal fame The front page has a one column heading: "Baseball's 'Old Roman' Dies, Aged 73" with subhead and photo of Comiskey. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 24, 2017 14:50

$40.00
154114

HARLEM RACE RIOTS New York City Police RACIAL Confrontation 1964 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955417284

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1964 * Harlem race riots * Confrontation w/ police * James Powell death The front page has various headings concerning the Harlem race riot that include: "VIOLENCE FLARES AGAIN IN HARLEM; RESTRAINT URGED" "19 Hurt in New Outbreaks Near Scene of the Funeral for Boy Who Was Slain" "Night of Riots Began With Calm Rally" and more with related photo. (see) Much more on pages 16 & 17 with nice pictorial. Loads and loads of text here. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements throughout. Complete in 52 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:42

$45.00
154088

HERMANN GOLLANCZ British Rabbi Jewish Leader Scholar Jews DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788333709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 16, 1930 * Hermann Gollancz death (1st report) * British Rabbi & Hebrew scholar Page 25 has a one column heading: "HERMANN GOLLANCZ, JEWISH LEADER, DIES" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2017 14:06

$45.00
153988

W. C. FIELDS William Claude Dukenfield ACTOR Comedian DEATH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781671628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 26, 1946. * William Claude Dukenfield * W. C. Fields death (1st report) * Actor - Comedian Page 25 has one column headings that include: "W.C. FIELDS, 66, DIES; FAMED AS COMEDIAN" "Mimicry Star of the Films Since 1924 Got Start as a $5-a-Week Juggler" and more with photo of Fields. (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 40 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... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:21

$57.00
153980

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948121073

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 14, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran vs. Al Capone The top half of the front page (right side) has a three line, two column head: "7 MEMBERS OF CHICAGO GANG LINED UP AGAINST WALL AND SHOT TO DEATH BY 12 MEN" with the report beginning: "Seven members of the North Side gang led by George 'Bugs' Moran were lined up against a wall today in a garage...and shot to death by 12 men...the slayers posed as policemen..." with more (see). Not a lengthy article, as further details were likely not available at the time as this is a same-day report. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:09

$225.00
153976

JEAN HARLOW The Blonde Bombshell Hollywood Actress DEATH 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781662544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1937 * Actress Jean Harlow death (1st report) * 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Jean Harlow, Film Star, Dies in Hollywood At 26 After Illness of Only a Few Days". This is first report coverage on the death of the famous Hollywood "Platinum Blonde" actress. The article continues inside & includes a photo (see). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 52 pages, light toning, a little margin wear and tear, generally good.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:03

$52.00
153975

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW Irish Playwright - Novelist - Writer DEATH 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948116263

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 2, 1950 * George Bernard Shaw death * Essayist, novelist, writer The front page has: "Assassination Of Truman Foiled In Gun Fight Outside Blair House; Puerto Rican Plotter, Guard Die" with related subheads including: "Awakened by Shots, He Sees Battle in Which Three Are Wounded". Included is a dramatic photo showing the assassin lying dead at the bottom of the steps to Blair House. Also on the ftpg: "Bernard Shaw, 94, Does In His Home" with a subhead and a one column photos headed: "Playwright Dies - George Bernard Shaw". The article continues on page 28 where are found several photos of him (see). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World ... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:00

$55.00
153967

Governor & Editor SAMUEL MEDARY Death Civil War Era 1864 CRISIS Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948109241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 16, 1864 On the front page are: "Death of Governor Medary" "Death of Col. Samuel Medary" and "Funeral of Governor Medary" with other items on his death on the ftpg. & inside. Medary was the publisher of this newspaper. Actually Medary was indicted by a federal grand jury in 1864 for conspiracy against the government and was arrested. He was released on bonds, but died before he could be tried. This interesting title was described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South". It opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 07:49

$58.00
153737

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Helena Montana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767759231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Sept. 22, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination * 1st report of his death This newspaper has a very decorative masthead featuring the territorial commerce of Montana, which didn't become a state until 1889. All columns on pages 2, 3, 6 & 7 are black-bordered due to the death of President James Garfield, with page 2 featuring: "Death Of The President" "The Sad Event Occurs at 10:35 P.M. 19th" "His Last Moments as Reported from Elberon" "Expressions of Sympathy from Gen. Grant" and more (see). There is also a lengthy editorial headed: "Our Dead President" and related reports carrying over to page 3, 6 & 7. Eight pages, minor loss at th... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:28

$58.00
153730

Very Rare Pirate CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD Execution Hanging PIRACY 1701 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932538150

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 22-26, 1701 * Famous pirate Captain William Kidd * Historic & very rare report * Execution - hanging The London Gazette is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. This issue contains on page two an exceedingly significant report--perhaps the rarest and most sought after pirate report to be found in any newspaper--which is datelined "London, May 23" and reads: "This day Capt. William Kidd, and three other of the Pirates lately condemned at the Admiralty Sessions at the Old-Baily, were executed at Execution-Dock."(see photos). Certainly the first, if not the only report ... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:07

$16,500.00
153690

A.B. FROST Golfing Illustrations & LOUIS PASTEUR Death w/ Print 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767313345

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895 * A.B. Frost golfer illustration * Louis Pasteur death w/ print This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme. The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Convention at Minneapolis", a nice full page of: "M. Louis Pasteur In His Laboratory" "a full page of: "The New York Terminal of the Brooklyn Bridge, Now Under Construction", photos of various track & field stars. Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean conditio... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:44

$95.00
153684

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON DEATH Campaign Issue Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767306453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, April 10, 1841 * William Henry Harrison death (1st report) * Rare campaign title by Horace Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. Harrison's term was noted for its brevity, he surviving just one month in office before dying on April 4, one day after the date of this issue. Of much significance is report of the death of President Wm. H. Harrison with the entire issue having all 4 pages black-bordered plus several articles on pgs. 2 being black-bordered: "Death of President Harrison!" "Death Of T... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:29

$166.00
153658

JOHN JAY CHAPMAN American Author Poet Writer DEATH 1933 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931355074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 5, 1933 * John Jay Chapman death * American poet - writer The top of page 32 has a one column heading: "JOHN J. CHAPMAN, AUTHOR, POET, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of American author, John Jay Chapman. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:00

$37.00
153529

JACKIE ROBINSON DEATH Baseball Brooklyn Dodgers 1st Negro 1972 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756541503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 24, 1972 * Jackie Robinson death... Brooklyn Dodgers * 1st African-American to play MLB baseball * 1st be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame The back page has a one column heading: "Jackie Robinson Is Dead at 51". (see) Complete as a 4 page issue, a few small binding holes along the spine, address stamp within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:40

$39.00
152967

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Near Death Campaign Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894421060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, April 3, 1841 * William Henry Harrison near death * Rare campaign title by Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. Harrison's term was noted for its brevity, he surviving just one month in office before dying on April 4, one day after the date of this issue. Of much significance is the inconspicuous yet very notable report on page 2: "President Harrison was taken suddenly ill on Saturday evening last, and for a time threatened with severe and protracted if not dangerous indisposition. (His disea... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2017 15:40

$68.00
153516

RYE HOUSE PLOT King Charles II Of England Assassination Plan 1683 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920048485

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 25, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot More than half of the front page is taken up with a preface and document concerning the Rye House Plot, which was a plan to assassinate King Charles II and his brother James (heir to the throne). It ultimately would not come to fruition (see hyperlink for details). The preface references the formal Proclamation & mentions the men involved in the plot, followed by the actual Proclamation seeking the capture of them, with a reward (see). One bit mentions: "...have traitorously conspired together, & with divers other ill-affected & desperate persons of our Kingdom, to compose the death and destruction of ou... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:38

$175.00
153468

MARIE DRESSLER Stage & Movie Silent Film Screen Actress DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752731664

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1934 * Marie Dressler death w/ photos * Stage & screen actress * Silent film - depression era The front page has a one column heading: "MARIE DRESSLER, NOTED ACTRESS, DIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with 4 photos. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, light toning and very minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:23

$39.00
153427

BAT MASTERSON Wild West Gunfighter Gambler Boxing Expert DEATH 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391751065583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1921 * Bat Masterson death (1st report) * Wild West gunfighter & author The top of the middle column of page 19 has a great report on one of the legends of the Old West, noting: "BAT MASTERSON DIES AT EDITOR'S DESK" "Sporting Writer and Last of Oldtime Western Gun Fighters Was 67" "Bear Indians In Long Siege" "Deputy U.S. Marshal for Southern District of New York Under His Friend, Colonel Roosevelt". This report is quite detailed on his life and takes three-quarters of a column (see). See this hyperlink for much more on his career. There was a television series titled "Bat Masterson" which ran from 1958 thru 1961. Also of curious interest is a pg. 17 article: "B... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:37

$135.00
153387

HENRY LYTTON English Actor & Singer Gilbert and Sullivan DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391748124957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, August 16, 1936 * Henry Lytton death (1st report) * English actor and singer * Gilbert and Sullivan operas The top of page 7 of this section has a one column heading: "SIR HENRY LYTTON, NOTED ACTOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) Complete section 2 only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 07, 2017 07:28

$33.00
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