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MS ST. LOUIS German Ocean Liner JEWISH Refugees Escape Nazis JEWS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646142726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1939.. * German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis * Jewish refugees are refused in Cuba * "Voyage of the Damned" - Jews The front page has a one column heading: "CUBA OPENS DOORS TO 907 ON ST. LOUIS" with subhead. (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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. wikipedia notes: The MS St. Lo... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2017 15:41

$42.00
150115

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Frankie Yale Uale Murder Chicago Gangsters 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371806955874

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, July 8, 1928 * Frankie Yale (Uale) assassination * Al Capone is a suspect * Gangster wars of the 1920's The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE RULED DEATH OF UALE, POLICE THINK" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40+ pages, light toning, a few binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 04, 2017 13:59

$39.00
149947

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391637691624

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 in nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:36

$27.00
149907

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer - Child Rapist & Cannibal FOUND GUILTY 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634418792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1935 * Albert Fish found guilty of murder (1st report) * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that annouces: "Fish Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder; Slayer of Budd Girl Is Calm at Verdict". (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 infamous until after his death. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag e... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:14

$62.00
149904

EUGENE ZIMMERMAN "ZIM" Horseheads New York NY Cartoonist DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634414898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1935 * Eugene Zimmerman "Zim" death * Swiss-American cartoonist * Horseheads, New York * Teal Park bandstand The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "ZIMMERMAN DEAD; NOTED CARTOONIST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Eugene Zimmerman. 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 & sturdy into the present. Given the sub... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:09

$33.00
149891

ROBERT BADEN-POWELL Boy Scouts Movement Founder DEATH 1941 WWII Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634389160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 9, 1941 * Robert Baden-Powell death * Boy Scouts leader * Scouting movement Page 3 has a one column heading: "Lord Baden-Powell, Scout Leader, Dies" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Boy Scouts pioneer, Robert Baden-Powell. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:49

$37.00
149887

Mob Head FRANK RIO Chicago Outfit Al Capone Gangster Gunman DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371798980219

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1935 * Gangster Frank Rio death * Al Capone - Chicago Outfit member * St. Valentine's Day Massacre gunman ? Page 26 has a small and somewhat inconspicuous report with one column headings: "Capone Aide, Ill, Dies" "Frank Rio, Gang Boss, Succumbs to Heart Attack" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:43

$33.00
149881

BENITA Von FALKENHAYN Guillotine Execution & ZELDA SEARS Death 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634376273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1935 * Benita von Falkenhayn guillotine execution * Zelda Sears death - American actress The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Nazis to Behead Two Men; Women Faced Axe Calmly" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the guillotine executions which included Benita von Falkenhayn for spying for the Second Polish Republic. The top of of page 19 has a one column heading: "ZELDA SEARS DIES; WRITER, ACTRESS" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete of the 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 ... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:37

$33.00
149880

HARVEY WASHINGTON WILEY Food and Drug Administration Chemist DEATH '30 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634369916

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 1, 1930 * Harvey Washington Wiley death (1st report) * American chemist - physician - author * Pure Food and Drug Act fame * Food and Drug Administration creation The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "HARVEY WILEY, NOTED PURE FOOD ADVOCATE, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:33

$43.00
149877

AUGUSTA, LADY GREGORY Irish Playwright writer & Folklorist DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371798960721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1932 * Augusta, Lady Gregory death * Irish playwright & folklorist * Amelia Earhart's recent solo flight Page 19 has a one column heading: "LADY GREGORY DEAD; IRISH PLAYWRIGHT" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Augusta, Lady Gregory, Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager. 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 wer... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:30

$38.00
149875

CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD Very Rare Pirate Death Sentence COMMANDEER 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634362300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A MONTHLY ACCOUNT OF THE PRESENT STATE OF AFFAIRS, (London), June, 1700 * Captain William Kidd * Given death sentence A quite rare monthly publication, this likely being the first we have offered in 40 years. Crane & Kaye notes that no American institution has any issue of this title, and only one is recorded in Europe, being the March, 1700 issue. As the title notes, the content report the various reports throughout Europe in the past 30 days. The format has the heading of the article in the margin (see). Certainly the most notable report is the back page article with column heading: "19 Pyrates Condemn'd". It reads: "On the same day was held a session of the Court of Admiralty at the ... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:27

$2,350.00
149870

BING CROSBY American Singer & Actor Golden Age Radio DEATH 1977 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631654368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NEWS, New York, Oct. 15, 1977 * Bing Crosby death * American singer & actor The bold headline announces: "BING CROSBY DIES AT 73" "Stricken After Golfing in Spain" with a photo of him. The news report is on page 3 with the centerfold having many photos of his life & movies (see). Tabloid-size, complete in 40 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:31

$57.00
149829

J. S. FLETCHER English Author Novelist Detective Fiction DEATH 1935 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796704860

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1935 * Joseph Smith Fletcher death * English author - detective fiction The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "J. S. FLETCHER DIES; POPULAR NOVELIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of J. S. Fletcher, English journalist and author who specialized in detective fiction during the "Golden Age". 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 t... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 06:37

$33.00
149648

Madame MARIE CURIE Physicist Chemist Radium Pioneer Death BURIAL1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371790338718

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1934 * Marie Curie death - burial * Discoverer of Radium * Physicist and chemist The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "MME. CURIE BURIED WITH SIMPLE RITES" 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 28 pages, light toning, some margin wear, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 15, 2016 15:22

$33.00
147643

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer - Child Rapist & Cannibal SENTENCED 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737843869

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1935 * Albert Fish sentenced to electric chair * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "FISH IS SENTENCED; ADMITS NEW CRIMES" 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, 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 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, wit... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:18

$67.00
149537

JAMES MARK BALDWIN American Philosopher & Psychologist DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786893191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 9, 1934 * James Mark Baldwin death * Psychology - psychiatry - evolution * Princeton University The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "JAMES M. BALDWIN, PSYCHOLOGIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of James Mark Baldwin, American philosopher and psychologist. 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 whi... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 15:38

$33.00
149436

RAYMOND POINCARE Prime Minister & President of France DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786076777

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1934 * French Statesman Raymond Poincaré death * Prime Minister & President of France The front page has a one column heading: "POINCARE IS DEAD; WAR STATESMAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. (see) Lengthy text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & instit... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2016 14:30

$33.00
149434

MARY HUNTER AUSTIN American Southwest Nature Writer Author DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620047271

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1934 * Mary Hunter Austin death * Nature author of the Southwest * Native Americans - Indians The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "MARY AUSTIN DEAD; NOTED WRITER, 65" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Mary Hunter Austin, early nature writer of the American Southwest. 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 ver... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2016 14:24

$33.00
149333

HOMER VAN METER Killed & Baby Face Nelson Public Enemy # 1 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371784224646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1934 * Outlaw Homer Van Meter death * John Dillinger gang member * Babe Face Nelson the new public enemy # 1 The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "VAN METER'S LOOT SOUGHT FROM GIRL" "Waitress, Whose Kin Turned Up Gangster, Is Asked About His Hideout in St. Paul" "'Baby Face' Is Hunted as Last Dillinger Man" and more. (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 28 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 rema... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 09:14

$37.00
149324

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Old Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371784205643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, September 24, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have See the photos for one of the more graphic presentations of a presidential funeral. Perhaps not surprisingly because Garfield was from Cuyahoga County, the county of Cleveland, making this essentially his "hometown" newspaper. The first column has some nice heads as well including: "COMING HOME" "From the Scene of Many Triumphs" "To Ohio That He Loved Me So Well" "The Remains of the Late President" "Lying in State in the Great Capitol" and much more (see). The entire font page and more inside are taken up with reports of the Garfield funeral including a page 4 illustration of Garf... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 08:58

$110.00
149294

VINCENT D'INDY French Music Composer and Teacher Paris DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391617442996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 4, 1931 * Vincent D'Indy death (1st report) * French composer & teacher Page 23 has a one column heading: "D'INDY DIES AT 80; FAMOUS COMPOSER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of French composer and teacher, Vincent D'Indy. 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 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 ... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2016 15:19

$37.00
149262

PAUL VON HINDENBURG Funeral Burial - Adolph Hitler Becomes Fuhrer 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371781099804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 8, 1934 * Paul von Hindenburg funeral burial * Adolph Hitler is now fuhrer of Germany The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HINDENBURG RESTS ON SITE OF VICTORY AFTER HERO'S RITES" with subheads. (see) More on page 3 with three related photos. Lengthy text here. Adolph Hitler became fuhrer of Germany upon Hindenburg's death. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 whit... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:40

$33.00
149174

CHARLES GARDINER Chicago Black Hawks Ice Hockey Goaltender DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371779288983

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1934 * Charles Gardiner death * Chicago Black Hawks goaltender * National Ice Hockey League The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "CHARLES GARDINER, HOCKEY STAR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles Gardiner, Chicago Black Hawks goaltender in National Hockey League. 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 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 rema... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:39

$33.00
149172

JOHN DILLINGER ASSASSINATION Law Enforcement G-Men Jurisdiction 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371779287794

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 4 only, July 29, 1934 * John Dillinger killed in Chicago * Law enforcement jurisdiction ?? The top of the front page of this section has an editorial on the recent killing of bandit John Dillinger with two column headline: "DILLINGER MET HIS DEATH IN LAW'S TWILIGHT ZONE" with subheads. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 4 only with all 8 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:36

$34.00
149155

JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION Mormons Mormonism 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391612764426

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 8, 1877 * John D. Lee death sentence * Mountain Meadows Massacre Page 2 includes: "Crime" "Fatal Stabbing Affray in Creek, Pike Co., Mo." "John D. Lee, the Mormon Murderer, Sentenced to be Hung" "The Perpetrator of a St. Joe Murder Discovered" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:09

$34.00
149154

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391612763957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, March 20, 1875 * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit A great issue as the first column of the front page is mostly taken up with: "TIBURCIO VASQUEZ" "The Noted California Bandit Executed at San Jose" "His Splendid Nerve Maintained Him to the Last" "History of His Life and Bloody Exploits". Vasquez was a noted Southern Calif. bandit who terrorized the area for 20 years. The Vasquez Rocks just north of Los Angeles are named for him, one of his many hideouts. Eight pages, small address label on the ftpg., great condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:08

$178.00
149095

WILLIAM MULDOON "Solid Man" Greco-Roman Wrestling Champion DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391611673131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1933 * William Muldoon death (1st report) * Greco-Roman Wrestling Champion * "The Solid Man" The top of page 32 has a one column heading: "WILLIAM MULDOON DIES IN SLEEP AT 88" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2016 08:18

$37.00
149033

1st HEART TRANSPLANT Christiaan Barnard Louis Washkansky DEATH 1967 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371775261503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING TELEGRAM, Herkimer-Ilion, New York, December 21, 1967 * Louis Washkansky death * Surgeon Christiaan Barnard * 1st human heart transplant Above the masthead is a five column headline: "Washkansky Dies, New Heart Not At Fault" with photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Louis Washkansky, recipient of the world's first human heart transplant. (18 days later) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, small tape mend near right margin, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 27, 2016 12:03

$37.00
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
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
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
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
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