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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
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
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
147344

DAG HAMMARSKJOLD Swedish UN Diplomat Airplane Crash DEATH 1961 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391553180975

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 18, 1961 * Dag Hammarskjold killed * United Nations diplomat * Nobel Prize recipient The top of the front page has a banner headline: "Congo Air Crash Claims U.N.'s Dag Hammarskjold" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the airplane crash that killed Swedish diplomat, Dag Hammarskjold. Other news of the day. Complete in 6 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:19

$34.00
147208

CORRINE ROOSEVELT ROBINSON Theodore's Sister Poet Writer DEATH 1933 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391546489815

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1933 * Corrine Roosevelt Robinson death * American poet, writer and lecturer * Younger sister of Theodore Roosevelt The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "CORRINE ROBINSON DIES AT AGE OF 71" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 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 September 29, 2016 09:08

$34.00
147130

CALVIN COOLIDGE 30th President Of United States Death PHOTOS 1933 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391541986342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, January 8, 1933 * President Calvin Coolidge death The full front page has 11 photos showing President Calvin Coolidge. More on page 6. (see) Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, otherwise nice.

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Ends September 23, 2016 15:06

$33.00
147007

President James Garfield's Death Report Cleveland, Ohio Hometown 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371713855944

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1881 * President Garfield's death report in a paper near his hometown The top of a middle column on the front page has a stack of heads including quotes from the Bible: "STRICKEN !" "And There Shall be a Great Cry" "Throughout all the Land of Egypt" "Nor Shall Be Like It Any More!" "As Grief To-Day Has Found Its Way" "Into the Heart of Every American Home" "Garfield, Our President, So No More" and more. The text begins: "The President died at 10:35. From what can be ascertained his death was from sheer exhaustion...". More column heads on the back page including: "DEAD!" "The Sad Tidings from Long Branch" "How It Was Received in Cleveland" with more. ... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2016 14:25

$84.00
146951

Best KING GEORGE VI Death & QUEEN ELIZABETH II Reigns as Monarch 1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391534718614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, London, England, Feb. 7, 1952 * King George VI death * Queen Elizabeth II reigns * Best title to be had The banner headline announces: "DEATH OF KING GEORGE VI" with various related subheads and a nice photo captioned: "A recent portrait of his Majesty King George VI" with much related text. At the very top is: "8 Page Memorial Supplement". Great to have this report in a London newspaper. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin & fold wear, generally nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2016 15:35

$58.00
146908

ERNIE SCHAAF Heavyweight Boxing Primo Carnera Knockout DEATH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533765109

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1933 * Boxer Ernie Schaaf death * Heavyweight boxing knockout * Primo Carnera The front page has a one column heading: "ERNIE SCHAAF DIES; BOXING UNDER FIRE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Minor spine wear, n... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 15:23

$33.00
146906

JOHN GALSWORTHY Nobel Prize English Novelist & Playwright DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371711051774

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1933 * John Galsworthy death (1st report) * English novelist and playwright * Nobel Prize in Literature winner The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "GALSWORTHY DIES AFTER LONG ILLNESS" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2016 15:20

$33.00
146905

SIR WILLIAM ROBERTSON 1st Baronet British Army Field Marshal DEATH1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371711050539

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1933 * Sir William Robertson, 1st Baronet death * Chief of the General Staff (United Kingdom) * British Army - Field Marshall The front page has a one column heading: "ROBERTSON DIES, 72; BRITISH WAR LEADER" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 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 September 14, 2016 15:19

$33.00
146889

AL JOLSON The Jazz Singer - Comedian Actor DEATH w/ Photos 1950 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533749174

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 24, 1950 * Al Jolson death (1st report) * "The Jazz Singer" fame * Singer - comedian actor Just below the fold on the front page are one column heads: "AL JOLSON DEAD AFTER KOREA TOUR" "Noted Singer of Stage, Screen Has Heart Attack as he Plays Cards---Was 64" with text which carries over to page 26. It is on page 26 where the bulk of the report is found including a much larger headline: "Al Jolson Dies in San Francisco After Tour of Korea" and two photos of him, on in Black-face (see). Complete in 60 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint primarily for institutional holdings. Great condition.

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Ends September 14, 2016 14:55

$49.00
146852

Rare CONFEDERATE Fall of Savannah Georgia W.T. Sherman 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371710747379

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 7, 1865 * Rare Confederate title * Fall of Savannah, Georgia * William T. Sherman An issue from the capital of the Confederacy & quite late in the Civil War. The editorial begins: "General Sherman is trying an experiment on Savannah...This Sherman, it will not be forgotten, is the same who wrote the letter of instructions to his Adj. General on the way in which he was to deal with the inhabitants...'Rebels' own nothing--all they have is forfeited; even their lives; if permitted to live, it is only that they may repent; and that, while repenting, they may be made useful to the cause of the 'Union', otherwise it would be a mercy to them to put them a... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 08:07

$255.00
146835

Mrs. MINNIE MADDERN FISKE Famous American Stage Actresss DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533463041

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1932 * Minnie Maddern Fiske death * Early American stage actress Page 23 has a one column heading: "MRS. FISKE DIES HERE AS ROLE AWAITS HER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of early American actress Minnie Maddern Fiske. She was widely considered the most important actress on the American stage in the first quarter of the 20th century. 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, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends September 14, 2016 07:44

$38.00
146809

Feminist DUCHESS OF UZES Anne de Rochechouart de Mortemart DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371702838317

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 4, 1933 * Duchess of Uzès death * French aristocrat - feminist The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "DUCHESS D'UZES IS DEAD IN PARIS" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Anne de Rochechouart de Mortemart. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 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 c... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2016 15:11

$33.00
146762

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524738094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1849 * James K. Polk death * Best title to be had ? All columns on all 4 pgs. are black-bordered for the report which appears on pg. 3 headed: "Death of Ex-President Polk..." (see photos). Pg. 3 also has a letter "From California" concerning the Gold Rush & the success--or lack of it--among many there. Always nice to have a Presidential death report in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, some small tears at margins and some small archival mends, good condition.

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:16

$52.00
146724

JOHN ELLWOOD BUNDY American Impressionist Artist Painter DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371701907972

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1933 * John Ellwood Bundy death (1st report) * American Impressionist painter - artist * Known as "Dean" of the Richmond Group Page 15 has a one column heading: "J. E. Bundy, 79, Dies; Well-Known Painter" 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 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 & instituti... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 06:50

$33.00
146692

BABE RUTH Quits Hot Dogs ? & Actress Dorothy Burgess Fatal Wreck 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391522872263

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1932 * Actress Dorothy Burgess car accident * Manslaughter charge for death of girl * Babe Ruth takes on healthy diet ? * New York Yankees baseball Page 10 has a one column heading: "Film Star, Accused In Fatal Crash, Ill" with subhead: "Dorothy Burgess Driving When Girl Is Killed...." I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. The sport's section (page 17) has a two column heading: "6,000 Calories a Day, No Hot Dogs, Keep Ruth Fit as Training Begins" with subhead and photo. (see) Probably only found in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in ... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:28

$34.00
146684

KATE GLEASON Female Engineer Pioneer & Businesswoman DEATH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391522865347

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1933 * Catherine Anselm "Kate" Gleason death * American engineer & businesswoman The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "KATE GLEASON, ENGINEER, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Kate Gleason, american engineer and businesswoman known both for being an accomplished woman in the predominantly male field of engineering and for her philanthropy. 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, wi... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:18

$34.00
146637

Rare Mediums GHOSTS Spectres Appatition 1886 Phenomenal SPIRITUALISM Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371699664138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEDIUM AND DAYBREAK, London, Oct. 1, 1886 * Ghosts - mediums - spectre - apparition - spooks A fascinating & unusual newspaper subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the History, Phenomena, Philosophy & Teachings of Spiritualism" as noted in the masthead. Items include: "Spiritual Phenomena - Manchester: Another Materializing Medium" "Phases of Spirit Manifestation" ""The Death of the Just" "Notes & Comments" "Spiritual Work in London" "Progress of Spiritual Work" and more. The very graphic illustration in the masthead themes on this topic--very displayable as such. Nice condition, 16 pages, 8 by 12 1/2 inches.

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:15

$75.00
146421

CARL LAEMMLE Hollywood Movies Film Producer Pioneer DEATH 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516922728

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, September 25, 1939 * Carl Laemmle death * American film pioneer * Hollywood movie producer * Universal Studios founder The front page has a one column heading: "Carl Laemmle Sr., Pioneer Movie Producer, Dies" with subhead and small photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 25, 2016 14:53

$33.00
146420

KARL DANE Silent Film Era Movie Actor Comedian SUICIDE Death 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516921908

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1934 * Karl Dane suicide death * Danish-American actor comedian * Silent film era Page 30 has a small and somewhat discrete one column heading: "KARL DANE ENDS LIFE" "Actor in 'Big Parade' Film Had Been Idle Two Years" (see) First report on the suicide of Danish comedian and actor Karl Dane. Unfortunately a small, inside page report but it is what it is, a first report. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2016 14:52

$37.00
146417

ERNEST RUTHERFORD "Father of Nuclear Physics" Physicist DEATH 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516918428

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1937 * Ernest Rutherford death * New Zealand physicist * Father of nuclear physics The front page has a one column heading: "LORD RUTHERFORD, PHYSICIST, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with photo. First report coverage on the death of Ernest Rutherford, New Zealand physicist, know as the father of nuclear physics. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & instituti... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 14:45

$42.00
146396

LOUIS MARSHALL Jewish Leader Minorities Advocate MEMORIAL Tribute 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371693783801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 11, 1929 * re. Louis Marshall death * Jewish community leader * Minorities advocate Page 23 has one column headings: "2,500 PAY TRIBUTE TO LOUIS MARSHALL" "Memorial for Jewish Leader is Attended by Delegates of More Than 76 Societies" and more. (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 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost,... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 07:12

$37.00
146386

WILL HICOK LOW American Artist Muralist Painter Writer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371693298364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 28, 1932 * Will Hicok Low death * Artist - muralist - writer Page 15 has a one column heading: "WILL H. LOW DEAD; VERSATILE ARTIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Will Hicok Low, American artist & muralist. 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 32 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, librar... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2016 15:29

$33.00
146362

WINFIELD SCOTT United States Army General & Whig Party Can. DEATH 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371692913723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 30, 1866 * General Winfield Scott death The front page has: "Death of Lieut.-Gen. Scott" "Sketch of His Long & Glorious Military Career" "His Political Aspirations, Successes & Defeats" "His Course During the Rebellion--The Organization & Handling of the First Army" "His Last Illness & Death--Personal Reminiscences, &c." The report takes six front page columns & concludes on the back page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:14

$34.00
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