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148999

IAN FLEMING Creator of JAMES BOND Agent 007 Spy Novels DEATH 1964 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391607500477

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1964 * English author Ian Fleming death * James Bond - spy fiction novels The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "Ian Fleming Dead; Created James Bond" (see) Report continues on page 29 with: "Ian Fleming, Author, 56, Dies; Created James Bond, Agent 007" and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of English Author, Ian Flaming, beat know for his James Bond spy novels. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Sixty pages, a few cutouts on a couple of unrelated inside pages, minor spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends November 26, 2016 14:41

$52.00
148992

LOUIS 'LEPKE' BUCHALTER Murder Inc. Mafia Mob Boss EXECUTION 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371774483739

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1944. * Mob Boss Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter Executed * Sing Sing Prison The front page has a three column headline: "LEPKE IS PUT TO DEATH, DENIES GUILT TO LAST; MAKES NO REVELATION" with subheads that include: "Gangster Responsible for Slaying of 80 or More During Reign" "Two Aides Also Die" and more. More related headlines & photo on page 30. First report coverage on the execution of Murder Inc. mob boss, Louis Buchalter, by electric chair at Sing Sing Prison. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 38 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2016 14:31

$67.00
148941

GLENN CURTISS American Aviator Airplane Industry Pioneer DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391606336645

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1930 * Glenn Curtiss death * Aviation pioneer * U.S. airplane industry The front page has a one column heading: "GLENN CURTISS DIES, PIONEER IN AVIATION" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day including a nice coverage on the 1930 Vulture earthquake in Italy. (see) Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:40

$37.00
148827

KING IBN SAUD BURIAL 1st Monarch of Saudi Arabia Abdulaziz 1953 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391604305064

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 9, 1953 * King Ibn Saud death - burial Page 8 has a small and discrete report headed: "Ibn Saud Buried at Riyadh" (see). Brief 1st report coverage on the burial of Saudi Arabia monarch, King Abdulaziz. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 23, 2016 14:27

$42.00
148799

JEAN HARLOW The Blonde Bombshell Hollywood Actress DEATH 1937 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371769131017

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1937 * Actress Jean Harlow death * 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "SERVICES TODAY FOR JEAN HARLOW" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the death of the famous Hollywood actress. Article 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 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 & instit... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2016 13:40

$35.00
148773

FRED C. AINSWORTH United States Army Surgeon & Adjutant General DEATH 1934 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371768354276

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1934 * Fred C. Ainsworth death * United States Army surgeon * Adjutant General The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "GEN. F. C. AINSWORTH IS DEAD IN CAPITAL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Fred. C. Ainsworth, surgeon in the United States Army and Adjutant General. 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 w... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2016 14:51

$33.00
148771

WESSON COOKING OIL Cottonseed Vegetable Pioneer David DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391601008041

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1934 * David Wesson death * Cottonseed oil pioneer * All-vegetable shortenings The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "DAVID WESSON, 73, INVENTOR, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of David Wesson, food chemist who developed the novel process for deodorizing cottonseed oil for commercial use. 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 issu... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2016 14:48

$33.00
148715

GRACE KELLY American Actress & Princess of Monaco KILLED in Car 1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371767530808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: USA TODAY, September 15, 1982 * Grace Kelly killed * Hollywood actress * Princess of Monaco The front page has a two column headline: "America's Princess Grace dies in Monaco" with small photo. (see) More on the front page of the last section. First report coverage on the death of American actress and Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly. Complete with all four sections, nice condition.

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Ends November 18, 2016 12:58

$42.00
148711

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Big Bambino Home Run King DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391599955432

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, August 17, 1948 * Babe Ruth death (1st report) * New York Yankees Page 6 has a two column heading: "Tributes to Babe Ruth Pour In From All Walks of Life" with smaller subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, good condition.

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Ends November 18, 2016 12:50

$44.00
148605

DR. ALBERT SCHWEITZER Gabon African Missionary Physician DEATH 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371765521012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 7, 1965 * Dr. Albert Schweitzer death (1st report) * African missionary - physician & more * Nobel Peace Prize winner Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Dr. Albert Schweitzer--A Gentile Strong Man" with photo. (see) Complete in 10 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:11

$32.00
148569

OSKAR VON MILLER German Engineer Deutsches Museum Founder DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595818937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1934 * Oskar von Miller death * Deutsches Museum founder The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "DR. VON MILLER DIES; MUSEUM FOUNDER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of German engineer, Oskar von Miller, founder of the Deutsches Museum. 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 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. Gi... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2016 14:27

$33.00
148567

RONALD MUNRO, 1st Viscount Novar Governor-General of Australia DEATH 1934 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595810786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1934 * Ronald Munro, 1st Viscount Novar death * Governor-General of Australia The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "LORD NOVAR DIES IN SCOTLAND AT 74" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Ronald Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar, Scottish politician and the sixth Governor-General of Australia. 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 26 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 13, 2016 14:13

$33.00
148566

JIRO SATO Japanese Tennis Player Strait of Malacca SUICIDE Death 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595810419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1934 * Jiro Sato suicide death off ship * Japanese tennis player The top of the back page has a one column heading: "SATOH,TENNIS STAR, ENDS LIFE OFF SHIP" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Japanese tennis star, Jiro Sato, suicide death in the Strait of Malacca. 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 c... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2016 14:12

$34.00
148558

LOUIS ARMSTRONG Satchmo Jazz Trumpeter Scat Singing DEATH 1971 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595800109

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HAYS DAILY NEWS, Kansas, July 6, 1971 * Louis Armstrong death (1st report) * Trumpeter, composer & singer - Jazz Page 3 has a two column heading: "Louis Armstrong, JAzz Great, Dies". (see) Complete in 10 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, good condition.

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Ends November 13, 2016 14:00

$30.00
148486

SIR ARTHUR CURRIE Canadian Army World War I General DEATH 1933 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371761275496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1933 * General Sir Arthur William Currie death * World War I Canadian Army senior officer The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "SIR ARTHUR CURRIE, WAR GENERAL, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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. a little staining along the marg... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2016 14:10

$37.00
148478

F. ANSTET English Humorist MARGARET ILLINGTON State Actress DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371761267678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1934 * Thomas F. Anstey Guthrie death * English novelist - journalist - comic * Margaret Illington death * American stage actress The top of page 14 has a one column heading: "F. ANSTEY, 77, DIES; BRITISH HUMORIST" with subheads. (see) The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "MISS ILLINGTON, STAGE STAR, DEAD" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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 & instit... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2016 13:58

$33.00
148445

GORDON JOHNSTON American Medal of Honor Soldier Rough Rider DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371760402128

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1934 * Gordon Johnston (soldier) death * Medal of Honor recipient * Theodore Roosevelt ' Rough Riders The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "COL. JOHNSTON DIES OF INJURY AT POLO" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Gordon Johnston, American soldier , Medal of Honor recipient and football player, coach. 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, all... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:53

$33.00
148444

CHARLES WEBSTER LEADBEATER Theosophy Occultist Spiritualism DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371760401621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1934 * Charles Webster Leadbeater death * Occultist - spiritualism - thesophist Page 19 has a one column heading: "Dr. C. W. Leadbeater Dead In India At 86" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles Webster Leadbeater, Theosophical Society member and occultist. 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 pre... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2016 14:52

$33.00
148353

Best BOB HOPE Hollywood Comedian Actor Singer Dancer DEATH 2003 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371756110363

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 29, 2003 * Bob Hope death (1st report) * Comedian, actor, singer & much more The front page has a photo with headline: "THE MASTER OF THE ONE-LINER" with subheads. (see) Much more on the inside pages. Great to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete with all five sections and 60+ pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 06, 2016 13:12

$45.00
148348

ELEONORA DE CISNEROS American Opera Singer at "The Met" DEATH 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391587433595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 4, 1934 * Eleonora de Cisneros death * American opera singer * Metropolitan Opera "The Met" The top of page 31 has a one column heading: "MME. DE CISNEROS, OPERA SINGER, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Eleonora de Cisneros, American opera singer. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Eleonora de Cisneros was an American opera singer. Cisneros was a major backer towards the sale of Liberty bonds during World War I. She was a singer for the Metropolitan Opera company. Cisneros toured the United States during World War I singing in plays to... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2016 13:05

$33.00
148346

FRITZ HABER German Chemist Nobel Prize Chemistry Winner DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371756104247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1934 * Fritz Haber death * German chemist Page 17 has a one column heading: "FRITZ HABER DEAD; NOTED AS CHEMIST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Fritz Haber, German chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his invention of the Haber-Bosch process. 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 38 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 th... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2016 13:02

$33.00
148298

MOVIE INDUSTRY EXTORTION Mafia Figure William Morris Bioff Guilty 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391586081693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, Nov. 7, 1941 * William Morris Bioff & George Brown * Guilty of extortion in the movie industry As the title suggests, this publication is replete with news concerning the movie industry. This issue has a major event on the front page with: "Browne, Bioff Guilty as Charged; Face 30 Years" with related subheads. Running unopposed, George E Brown was elected President of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees of the American Federation of Labor in 1934. His two challengers backed out after allegedly receiving death threats. In 1941, Browne and Willie Morris Bioff were indicted for racketeering on behalf of the Chicago Mafia, and convicted of e... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:21

$38.00
148289

MORMON CHURCH v. United States Supreme Court Case Decision 1890 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371755291065

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL--SUPPLEMENT, May 20, 1890 * United States Supreme Court case The front page has: "Death Blow To Mormonism" "Mormon Church Corporation Dissolved. Real Estate Confiscated". This is a very notable event in Mormon history, relating the result of the Supreme Court in the "Mormon Church vs. the United States" case, with the decision rendered the day prior. One bit from the report notes: "...The case grows out of the passage of the Edmunds anti-polygamy law by the Forty-ninth congress. This law, among other things, dissolved the Mormon church corporation, annulled its charter..." and more (see). A single sheet issue being a "supplement", large folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:05

$75.00
148261

World Famous & Rare BRITISH GUIANA One 1c Cent Magenta Stamp SOLD 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391584749852

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 8, 1940 * Sale of world's most rare & most valuable postage stamp * British Guiana (Guyana) one cent magenta stamp * Significant philately report : key philatelic interest Page 22 contains a somewhat inconspicuous report of the most recent sale of the world's most valuable stamp, the one cent magenta British Guiana stamp. The report--see the photos for the full text--gives some details as are substantiated by further details on this stamp provided by Wikipedia: "The British Guiana 1 cent magenta is regarded by many as the world's most famous stamp.It was issued in limited numbers in British Guiana (now Guyana) in 1856, and only one specimen is now known to exist... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2016 15:17

$46.00
148260

DAVID LAMAR "Wolf of Wall Street" Stock Market Con Man DEATH 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371754547469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1934 * David Lamar death * "Wolf of Wall Street" * Stock market con man The front page has a one column heading: "LAMAR FOUND DEAD IN MIDTOWN HOTEL" with subheads that include: "'Wolf of Wall Street' Dies Obscure and Alone, Owing a Week's Room Rent" and more. (see) First report coverage on the death of David Lamar, Wall Street con man. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2016 15:16

$33.00
148258

WILBUR UNDERHILL JR. Mad Dog Tri-State Terror Oklahoma Bandit DIES1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391584746859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 7, 1934 * Wilbur Underhill Jr. death (1st report) * "Tri-State Terror" - Oklahoma bandit Page 21 has an article headed: "Underhill, Outlaw, Back In Prison, Dies" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On December 26, 1933, Wilbur and Hazel Underhill were celebrating their honeymoon with Ralph Roe and his girlfriend Eva May Nichols at a rented cottage in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Four days later, a 24-man strike force including federal agents, state troopers and local police surrounded the house. The group was led by R.H. Colvin and Frank Smith, the latter a survivor of ... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2016 15:14

$33.00
148257

CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT Honored w/ Photo & Writer Octave Thanet Death 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371754542280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1934 * Carrie Chapman Catt honored * American women's suffrage leader * Octave Thanet (Alice French) death The top of page 19 has a two column photo headed: "Noted Women's Leader Is 75 Years Old" and one column heading: "MRS. CATT HONORED ON 75TH BIRTHDAY" with subheads. (see) The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "OCTAVE THANET, 83, NOVELIST, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) 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.... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2016 15:12

$33.00
148134

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Alabama Negro Haywood Patterson DEATH Sentence 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371750278902

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 2, 1933 * Scottsboro Boys rape case * Haywood Patterson death sentence The front page has a one column heading: "SCOTTSBORO NEGRO AGAIN CONDEMNED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Haywood Patterson sentenced to death for rape in the famous Scottsboro Boys case. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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, libra... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2016 15:01

$34.00
148093

CARIBOU BILL William F. Cooper Yukon Alaska Gold Region DEATH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371749509312

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 3, 1933 * Caribou Bill death * Yukon gold rush * Dog sled fame The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "W. F. COOPER DEAD; FAMOUS IN YUKON" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of William F. Cooper, known for his exploits in the gold region of Alaska. 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. Giv... See More  

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Ends October 29, 2016 15:20

$33.00
148063

LINCOLN TUNNEL Opens & Ted Healy Three Stooges DEATH1937 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748751860

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1937 * Opening of the Lincoln Tunnel * Ted Healy death - Three Stooges fame The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "TED HEALY'S DEATH IS FOUND 'NATURAL'" with subheads. (see) Page 14 has a one column heading: "3,700 USE TUNNEL IN FIRST 12 HOURS" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, very nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2016 12:52

$42.00
147947

B. H. ROBERTS Church of Latter Day Saints MORMON Leader Death 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747114304

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1933 * B. H. Brigham H. Roberts death (1st report) * The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints * Studies of the Book of Mormon * Mormons leader - polygamy Page 21 has a one column heading: "BRIGHAM H. ROBERTS, MORMON LEADER, DIES" with subhead. (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 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 subsc... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2016 14:50

$38.00
147913

Sir EDWARED GREY, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon DEATH Liberalism 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391571669763

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 7, 1933 * Sir Edward Grey death * British Liberal statesman The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "VISCOUNT GREY DIES IN ENGLAND AT 71" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon. Lengthy text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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, libra... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2016 13:47

$33.00
147887

RMS LUSITANIA Captain Turner Death & BARNEY ROSS Boxing Title Win 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391570653090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1933 * Barney Ross wins boxing title * William Thomas Turner death * Captain of the RMS Lusitania The top of of page 11 has a four column headline: "World's Lightweight Title Changes Hands" with subheads that include: "ROSS WINS TITLE FROM CANZONERI" and more. (see) First report coverage on Barney Ross winning his first world title bout vs. Tony Canzoneri. Page 13 has a one column heading: "CAPT. TURNER DIES; LUSITANIA MASTER" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 22, 2016 15:55

$33.00
147874

MAHATMA GANDHI Untouchables Campaign Fast Unto Death JAIL RELEASE 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371743959228

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1933 * Mahatma Gandhi jail release * Campaign against untouchability * Fast unto death ends Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Fast Wins Gandhi Unconditional Release; A Week Without Food, He Weighs 90 Pounds" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends October 22, 2016 15:33

$33.00
147766

17th U.S. President ANDREW JOHNSON Abraham Lincoln's VP DEATH 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371741533271

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 31, 1875 * President Andrew Johnson * Death (1st report) Page 2 has: "Death of Andrew Johnson" beginning with a brief notice from Memphis: "Ex-President Andrew Johnson died very suddenly at Chattanooga, Tenn., at 2:30 o'clock this morning, of paralysis." followed by: "Obituary - Andrew Johnson" which takes about half a column (see). Nice to have this in a newspaper the same day he died. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2016 15:51

$54.00
147761

ANNE WEIGHTMAN Walker Penfield Woman $$$ Philanthropist $$$ DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371741521277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1932 * Anne Weightman death The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "MRS. F. C. PENFIELD, ART PATRON, DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Anne Weightman Walker Penfield, philanthropist and one of the richest women in the World. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, Nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2016 15:45

$33.00
147756

30th President of United States CALVIN COOLIDGE BURIAL 1st Report 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371741511158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1933 * President Calvin Coolidge death - burial The front page has a four column headline: "COOLIDGE BURIED WITH HIS ANCESTORS ON RAIN-DRENCHED VERMONT HILLSIDE; HOOVER AND NATION PAY LAST TRIBUNE" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with related photos. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2016 15:37

$39.00
147695

JOHN GRIER HIBBEN Princeton University President Accident DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371738768981

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1933 * John Grier Hibben killed in accident * President of Princeton University * Presbyterian minister & philosopher The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DR. HIBBEN KILLED IN AUTO COLLISION; WIFE BADLY HURT" with subheads. Much more on page 7 with photo of Hibben. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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 h... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2016 14:38

$33.00
147693

EMIL OBERHOFFER Minnesota Orchestra Conductor Music Composer DEATH1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371738767187

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1933 * Emil Oberhoffer death (1st report) * Minnesota Orchestra conductor * Music composer - violinist The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "EMIL OBERHOFFER, MUSICIAN, 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 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 rather th... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2016 14:35

$33.00
147688

HORATIO BOTTOMLEY John Bull Editor - Financier & Swindler DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391563970036

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1933 * Horatio Bottomley death (1st report) * English financier, journalist, editor * Newspaper proprietor & swindler The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "BOTTOMLEY, EDITOR, DIES PAUPER AT 73" with subheads and photo. (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 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... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2016 14:27

$33.00
147660

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer - Child Rapist & Cannibal ON DEATH ROW 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391562736904

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 27, 1935 * Albert Fish on death row * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page (pg. 44) has a one column heading: "FISH DEATH SENTENCE IS UPHELD ON APPEAL" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become somewhat famous until after his death. Rare as such. 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 newsprin... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2016 15:46

$42.00
147653

HERMANN OTTOMAR HERZOG Painter Artist & Fernand Jacopozzi Deaths 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391562730532

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1932 * Hermann Ottomar Herzog death * Landscapes painter - artist * Fernand Jacopozzi death * "Magician of Light" - Eiffel Tower Page 27 has a one column heading: "HERMANN HERZOG, PAINTER, DIES AT 100" with subheads and photo. Also on the same page is: "Fernand Jacopozzi, Lighting Expert, Dead" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2016 15:35

$35.00
147647

PUSSYFOOT JOHNSON William E. Prohibition Anti Alcohol Head DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737846250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1945 * William E. Johnson death * U.S. prohibition leader The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "W. E. JOHNSON DIES; DRY CRUSADER, 82" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on American prohibition advocate and law enforcement officer, William "Pussyfoot" Johnson. 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 24 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 ... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2016 15:24

$33.00
147645

ERNEST TORRENCE Hollywood Movie Film Villain Character Actor DEATH1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391562717695

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1933 * Ernest Torrence death * Scottish character actor * Hollywood movie villain The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "ERNEST TORRANCE, FILM ACTOR, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Scottish film character actor, Ernest Torrence. 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, 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. ... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2016 15:21

$34.00
147610

Hanns Hörbiger Austrian Engineeer & Librarian Arthur Cowley DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737104951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1931 * Hanns Hörbiger death (1st report) * Austrian engineer from Vienna * Pseudoscientific Welteislehre ("World Ice") theory Page 21 has a one column heading: "HANS HOERBIGER, ENGINEER, DIES AT 71" with subheads and photo. (see) Also on the same page is: "Sir Arthur Cowley, English Scholar, Dies" with subhead. (see) The sport's section has 1st report coverage on the Jack Sharkey vs. Primo Carnera heavyweight boxing match. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:53

$35.00
147597

ROBERT WILKS 17&18th Century British Actor & Manager Death BURIAL 1732 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737094450

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COUNTRY JOURNAL OR THE CRAFTSMAN, London, Oct. 7, 1732 * Robert Wilks death & burial * British actor & theatrical manager * Theatre Royal, Drury Lane The bottom of pg. 2 has a report that: "...the corpse of Robert Wilks, Esq., was carried form his late dwelling...Covent Garden, & decently interr'd in the parish church of St. Paul's Covent Garden..." Robert Wilks was a very famous & successful actor & theatrical manager, closely associated with the famous Theatre Royal on Drury Lane (see hyperlink). Four pages, some chipping at margins, archival strengthening at the spine, good condition.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:36

$33.00
147493

Best JAMES K. POLK 11th President of U.S. Washington D.C. DEATH 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371732453054

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 21, 1849 * James K. Polk death * Best title to be had ? All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the recent death of President James K. Polk, with inside pg. articles: "Death of Ex-_resident Polk" "The Cabinet Is The President" "A Stab at the Illustrious Dead". Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends October 09, 2016 14:41

$47.00
147491

ROBERT BROWNING English Victorian Poet & Playwright DEATH 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371732451940

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SALEM EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, Dec. 13, 1889 * Robert Browning death (1st report) * English poet & playwright The back page has a small but notable report in the world of literature: "Robert Browning Dead" "The Great Poet and Lesser Lights Which Have Passed Away" (see). Four pages, browned at the margins, some archival mends to inside margins. This is fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends October 09, 2016 14:39

$30.00
147489

Great MARILYN MONROE Suicide Death SEX SYMBOL Hollywood Actress 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391556151258

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE--EXTRA, Aug. 6 1962 * Death of Marilyn Monroe (1st report) * Actress, singer, model and sex symbol A terrific & very displayable issue as the bold banner headline announces: "MARILYN MONROE IS FOUND DEAD" with a subhead: "Overdose Of Sleeping Pills---Star Leaves No Notes" with more. Given that her fame was gained in Los Angeles and she died there, great to have this report in a California newspaper. This is certainly one of the most desired death reports of any famous figure in American history. The complete 26 page first section (of 2 or 3?) with more on her on pages 5A & 5B including a wealth of photos (see). Minor wear, generally nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2016 14:36

$600.00
147487

NOAH WEBSTER American Lexicographer & Dictionary Pioneer DEATH 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371732446447

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK OBSERVER, June 3, 1843 * Noah Webster death * American lexicographer * Dictionary pioneer Page 3 has a report headed: "Death of Noah Webster" taking one-third of a column (see). Also: "New York Observer--Slavery" "An Expedition to Liberia" "The Gospel for the West". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, large folio size, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 09, 2016 14:32

$28.00
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