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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391387607028

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? First column heads on the front page announce the death of President James A. Garfield with: "DEAD !" "The President's Heroic Struggle Ended at Last!" "The Assassin's Bullet Completes His Fatal Work!" "After Eighty Days of Suffering His Released Spirit Takes Its Flight to Its Home in Heaven!" "His Death Occurs Suddenly at 10:35 P.M." "His Faithful Wife Present at His Bed" & more. Included are two reports about his final struggle and various bulletins announcing Garfield's death. There are a few related reports on page 2 and page 4 has an editorial headed: "Our Dead President!" In recogn... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2016 16:18

$159.00
141253

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371551727904

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1938 * Jane Toppan death * Woman serial killer * Poisoning nurse Page 15 has one column headings: "Miss Jane Toppan, 84, Mass Poisoner, Dies" "Institution Inmate Many Years Admitted Slaying 100 Persons" (see) First report coverage on the death of infamous Woman serial killer, Jane Toppan. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into ... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:43

$42.00
141227

CHANCE M. VOUGHT Aviation Aviator Pioneer DEATH w/ Photo 1930 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391382702344

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1930 * Chance Milton Vought death (1st report) * Aviation pioneer - airplane - aviator Page 13 has a one column heading: "C. M. VOUGHT DIES; PIONEER IN AVIATION" with subheads and photo. (see) Text takes up 1 3/4 columns. 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 30 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:02

$34.00
141132

Margaret Mitchell Struck By Car - Dies Days Later - Gone With the Wind Author 19


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391381289064

Shown is an original newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College & Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, August 12, 1949 * Margaret Mitchell's death * Author of Gone With the Wind * Hit by speeding car - would die several days later The front page of this issue has: "Speeding Car Hits Author", which is the account of Margaret Mitchell (Mrs.John Marsh - Peg Marsh) being struck by a speeding car while crossing the street. Included is: "Hospital attendants made it plain that Miss Mitchell would need a stout heart - as stout as the one she gave Scarlett O'Hara - to pull through. She would die a few days later without gaining consciousness. The article is continued on an inside page. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pa... See More  

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Ends March 09, 2016 15:19

$48.00
141064

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391378735826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE NEWS, Nebraska, December 1, 1930 * Mary Harris "Mother" Jones death * United Mine Workers organizer & more The front page has a one column heading: "DEATH TAKES MOTHER JONES" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Mary Harris Jones, co-founder of the Industrial Workers of the World. Nice to have on the front page here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2016 15:22

$44.00
141021

CALVIN COOLIDGE President's Son Jr. DEATH w/ Photo 1924 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371547297794

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 8, 1924 * President Calvin Coolidge * Son death w/ photo The front page has a one column heading: "DEATH OF THE YOUNGEST SON OF THE PRESIDENT" with subheads and photo. (see) Fourteen pages, partially loose along the spine, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends March 05, 2016 06:48

$32.00
141015

Author SIR J. M. BARRIE James Matthew Creator of PETER PAN Death 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391378415705

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, June 20, 1937 * Sir J. M. Barrie death (1st report) * Creator of Peter Pan The front page of this section has a two column photo with heading: "Barrie Dies of Pneumonia at 77, Beloved by World for Peter Pan" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir J. M. Barrie, creator of Peter Pan. Complete 2nd section only with all 8 pages, light toning, small piece torn at bottom right corner, generally in good condition.

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Ends March 05, 2016 06:37

$34.00
141002

COAL GLEN Chatham County North Carolina Mine EXPLOSION Disaster 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391378069591

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 29, 1925 * Coal Glen mine explosion disaster (1st report) * Oakland Township, Chatham County, North Carolina The front page has a two column heading: "BODIES OF 32 MINE VICTIMS ARE RECOVERED FOLLOWING EXPLOSION" (see) First report coverage on the Coal Glen North Carolina mine disaster. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Coal Glen Mine Disaster was a coal mine explosion that occurred in May 27, 1925, in Coal Glen, North Carolina, USA. Fifty three miners died. Attempts at re-opening the mine were made sporadically until the 1950s, but... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2016 15:38

$29.00
140894

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Race Cars BILL SPENCE Killed & Ray Keech Wins 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371545538463

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1929 * Indianapolis 500 auto race * Ray Keech wins * Bill Spence killed The front page has one column headings that include: "160,000 SEE SPENCE KILLED IN AUTO RACE" "Keech Wins 500-Mile Classic at Indianapolis as Young Californian Meets Death" "SKIDDING CAR HITS WALL" and more. (see) Reporting continues in the sport's section with related photos. (see) First report coverage on the 1929 Indianapolis 500 race in which Ray Keech was the winner and William Spence was killed. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Ray Keech (born May 1, 1... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2016 15:15

$37.00
140790

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542633951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? Keep in mind that James Garfield is from a suburb of Cleveland, making this report significant in a Cleveland newspaper. 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... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:26

$89.00
140786

KING WILLIAM IV of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria Uncle DEATH 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542631346

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES, London, July 10, 1837 * William IV of the United Kingdom This venerable British newspaper has all columns on all pages black-bordered for the death & funeral of King William IV. Pages 4 & 5 have column heads including: "Funeral of His Late Majesty King William IV" "The Town of Windsor" and a wealth of additional subheads. Pg. 5 has a nice engraving of the coffin showing the position of the pall bearers to its side (see). It was upon his death when Queen Victoria ascended the throne. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 09:20

$58.00
140737

ADOLPH S. OCHS New York Times Publisher DEATH Photo 1935 NYC Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542182640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MID-WEEK PICTORIAL of the New York Times, April 20, 1935 * Publisher Adolph Ochs death The front page is taken up with a photo of "Adolph S. Ochs", publisher of the N.Y. Times who recently died. Complete in 28 pages, 9 3/4 by 13 inches, minor mend to a lower corner, minimal margin wear.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:36

$26.00
140653

GREEN HORNET TROLLEY Chicago Illinois Street Car Accident WRECK 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391372278480

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1950 * Green Hornet Trolley Disaster (1st report) * Chicago street car & gas truck collision The front page has a two column heading: "33 Burn to Death in Chicago As Street Car Hits 'Gas' Truck" with photo of the wrecked trolley. (see) First report coverage on the Green Hornet trolley disaster during a torrential rainstorm in Chicago. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather t... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2016 15:47

$47.00
140516

MARY OF TECK DEATH Queen Mother Consort of United Kingdom & More 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391368881150

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 25, 1953 * Mary of Teck death (1st report) * Queen mother of United Kingdom The front page has a nice banner headline: "QUEEN MARY DIES IN LONDON AT 85 Churchill Sobs as He Breaks News to House of Commons" with subheads and photo of Queen Mary. (see) Other new of the day. Incomplete, containing the 1st section (16 pages) only, all related coverage present though, a little central fold wear, otherwise good condition. Nice for display here.

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Ends February 19, 2016 15:35

$34.00
140506

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Extermination Polish Jews NAZIS Atrocities 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371537139940

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of Sir Winston Churchill's famous quote: "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it". Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 8, 1943 * Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time * Nazi-occupied Poland exterminations * Gruesome details Page 11 has one column headlines: "2,000,000 MURDERS BY NAZIS CHARGED", "Polish Paper in London Says Jews Are Exterminated in Treblinska Death House", "Groups Slain In Cells", "Steam Is Reported Used to Kill Men, Women and Children at Place in Woods" See images for coverage on the ongoing atrocities in Nazi-occupied Poland where extermination ... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2016 15:18

$62.00
140490

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Extermination LEZAKY Czech Rep. Jews NAZIS 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391368842236

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of Sir Winston Churchill's famous quote: "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it". Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1942 * Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time * Nazi-occupied Europe exterminations * Lezaky, Czech Republic razed to the ground Page 5 has one column headings: "GERMANS WIPE OUT A 2D CZECH TOWN" "All Men and Women Are Killed at Levsaky--Others Put to Death in Country" "Many Sent to Have Been Sent Out of Slovakia--Massacre of Poles Is Revealed" and more. See images for coverage on the ongoing atrocities in Nazi-occupied Europe. Rare to find such... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2016 14:22

$40.00
140485

EDDIE PLANK Philadelphia Athletics Hall of Fame Pitcher DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371537102492

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 25, 1926 * Eddie Plank "Gettysburg Eddie" death * Hall of Fame pitcher - Philadelphia Athletics One column headlines on page 21 announce: "Eddie Plank Dies; Was Noted Pitcher" "Star Left-hander of Connie Mack's Champion Athletics Succumbs to Paralytic Stroke" "To Be Buried Near Matty" "Passed Away 4 Months After Death of Famous Right-hander--Funeral Services Same Day of Week" Complete in 48 pages, usual browning with some margin wear & spine chipping. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 19, 2016 14:15

$42.00
140352

Very Rare CHARLESTON SC Yankee Union Occupation South Carolina 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371535190236

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, April 21, 1865 * Union - Yankee occupation * From the original of the Civil War An early issue of this newspaper under Yankee control, as Sherman occupied this significant Confederate city on February 18. This is "new series" volume 1, number 48. The front page has: "Our Victories" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" which takes nearly half of the front page. Also: "Important Debate of the Rebel State Legislature of Virginia". Page 2 has a nice editorial concerning the war including: "...The people all over Jeff Davis' territory are well aware of the hopelessness of the rebel cause... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2016 08:07

$230.00
140158

24 HOURS OF LE MANS Automobile Race Pierre Levegh Crash DISASTER 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363336553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEMPHIS PRESS SCIMITAR, Tennessee, June 13, 1955 * 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race * Pierre Levegh crash disaster The sport's section (page 18) has a two column heading: "Death Toll Reaches 79 at French Track" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans disaster. It still stands today as the worst disaster in all of motor sports. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:06

$32.00
140155

THOMAS HARDY English Victorian Realist Novelist & Poet DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363332248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 12, 1928. * Thomas Hardy's Death * English Novelist & poet Page 10 has a one column heading: "THOMAS HARDY IS DEAD AT 87" with subheads and small photo of Hardy. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, a few binding holes along the spine and 1st column, minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:03

$30.00
139134

WPA Est. FDR Roosevelt Publisher ADOLPH OCHS Death 1935 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371506179374

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1935 * WPA created - Franklin D. Roosevelt * Work Progress Administration * Publisher Adolph Ochs death The front page has a one column heading: "ROOSEVELT SIGNS WORK RELIEF BILL; BEGINS ALLOCATING" with subheads. Also a nice front report and photo on the death of Adolph S. Ochs, the publisher of the New York Times. Much more inside with full page pictorial and mourning borders on pages 20 & 21. Loads of text. 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... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2016 06:27

$77.00
139999

Sister AIMEE SEMPLE McPHERSON Los Angeles Woman Evangelist DEATH 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391358066949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1944 * Sister Aimee Semple McPherson * California evangelist death Page 19 has an article headed: "AIMEE M'PHERSON, EVANGELIST, DEAD" "Pastor of Angelus Temple in Los Angeles Was 53--Had Spectacular Career" with smaller 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 with much on World War II. 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, libr... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2016 12:57

$56.00
139849

KNICKERBOCKER STORM Theater DC Snow ROOF COLLAPSE Disaster 1922 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353891984

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 31, 1922 * Knickerbocker storm (blizzard) * Washington D.C. theater collapse disaster The front page has a two column headline: "Eight Inquiries Into Theater Crash Begun; Death Toll Cut to 105" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2016 05:31

$30.00
139826

MAXIM GORKY Soviet Russian Writer Socialist Realism DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520971005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 18, 1936 * Maxim Gorky death * Russian writer * Socialist realism The front page has a one column heading: "MAXIM GORKI, NOTED RUSSIAN NOVELIST, DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Russian writer, Maxim Gorky. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2016 14:23

$33.00
139825

Actress JEAN HARLOW Director Paul Bern Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520970307

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 7, 1932 * Director Paul Bern suicide death * Actress Jean Harlow The front page has one column headings that include: "WIDOW IS MYSTIFIED BY BERN'S SUICIDE" "Tried To End Her Own Life" and more. (see) Coverage on the suicide of Paul Bern, husband of the famous movie actress, Jean Harlow. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscripti... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2016 14:22

$39.00
139801

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN Austrian Classical Music Composer Vienna DEATH 1809 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520110288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 19, 1809 * Franz Joseph Haydn death * Classical music composer * Vienna, Austria Page 2, under the "Died" is a small announcement "At Vienna, May 31st, Hayden, [Hadyn] the celebrated musical composer, aged 76." (see) Most of the front page is taken up with the continued: "Correspondence of the Late President Adams" Four pages, scattered foxing, generally good.

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Ends January 28, 2016 11:11

$58.00
139722

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio Roger B. Taney Death 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519469444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 2, 1864 * Rare pro-Confederate title * Roger B. Taney death Among the many articles are "From the South--From the Valley--Victory & Reverse in One Day" "From Trans-Mississippi" "Forrest" "New Recruits Arriving in Richmond" "Death of Chief Justice Taney" "War News of the Week" "From Grant's Army" "The Battle of Cedar Creek" "Sen. McDouglass...on the Negro Policy & The War" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, mild margin wear, nice condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted t... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2016 11:52

$35.00
139711

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death Funeral 1881 Cleveland OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519460099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 22, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? Half of the first column has heads concerning the death & funeral of President James Garfield including: "IN THE CAPITOL" "Lie The Remains of the Dead President" "Followed There by a Mourning Multitude" "the Trip from Elberon to Washington" and much more. Much reporting on inside pages as well. Also a front page illustration of him. Garfield was from Ohio. Additionally page 4 has an interesting illustration showing: "THE TRACK and Lodgment of the Fatal Bullet." with descriptive text (see). Page 1 is black-bordered, plus mourning rules at the top & bottom of the inside pages. Eight pag... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2016 11:35

$57.00
139672

ALBAN BERG & PAUL BOURGET Music Composer & Novelist Critic DEATHS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519359783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1935 * Alban Berg & Paul Bourget deaths (1st reports) * Austrian composer - Second Viennese School * French novelist & critic - writer Page 27 has death reports on two well known individuals in the music and writing Worlds. First a one column heading reads: "ALBAN BERG DEAD; MODERN COMPOSER" with subheads and photo. (see) Also a one column heading announces: "PAUL BOURGET, 83, NOVELIST, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & i... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2016 09:14

$37.00
139658

MARY OF TECK DEATH Queen Mother Consort of United Kingdom & More 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371516318967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 25, 1953 * Mary of Teck death (1st report) * Queen mother of United Kingdom The top of the front page has three column heading: "Queen Mary Dies in Her Sleep at Age of 85; Widow of George V Mourned by All Britain" with subhead and photo of Queen Mary. (see) Much more inside Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2016 10:51

$44.00
139496

HARVEY SAMUEL FIRESTONE Tire and Rubber Company Founder DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391346959483

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 8, 1938 * Harvey Firestone death (1st report) * Rubber manufacturer Page 21 has one column headings that include: "HARVEY FIRESTONE IS DEAD IN FLORIDA" "Rubber Manufacturer Dies in Sleep at His Miami Estate---He Was 69" and more 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. 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2016 15:13

$40.00
139492

ALEISTER CROWLEY Occultist Mystic High Magic Thelema Founder DEATH1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391346954282

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 2, 1947 * Aleister Crowley death (1st report) * Occultist - black magic * "The Great Beast" Page 29 has various death reports (obituary section) with a small one column heading that reads: "ALEISTER CROWLEY" which is a brief first report o]n the death of this famous occultist. See photo for brief text here. Unfortunate for such a small and somewhat discrete report but my guess is that the New York Times may be the only U.S. publication to report this, so it won't get much better than this. It is what it is, still a first report though. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on ve... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2016 15:07

$67.00
139365

Outlaw EMMETT DALTON Train Robber 1890's Brothers Gang Fame DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371510788139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1937 * Former outlaw Emmett Dalton death (1st report) Page 3 has one column headings: "DALTON GANG GONE AT LAST MAN DIES" "Emmett Dalton, 66, Was One of Outlaw Terror Band in Midwest of '90s" (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 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 indi... See More  

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Ends January 16, 2016 11:38

$67.00
139267

JOHN DILLINGER Indicted for Murder & ALFRED ROSENBERG Nazi Leader1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343281297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1934 * Outlaw John Dillinger * Murder indictment * Alfred Rosenberg promoted * Philosophical leader of Nazi Party Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Rosenberg Made Nazi Philosophical Chief; Churches Fear Anti-Christian Campaign" (see) Page 3 has one column headings "Dillinger Is Reindicted" "Faces Death Penalty in Murder of Patrolman O'Malley" This was when he predicted they could not hold him & soon after, he escaped with his famous wooden gun at Crown Point Jail in Indiana. 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 pag... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 15:56

$42.00
139221

ROCKET Airplane Explodes REINHOLD TILING Rocketeer Pioneer Death 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342968008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1933 * Reinhold Tiling explosion (death) * German rockets pioneer Page 17 has one column headings: "ROCKET BLAST HURTS THREE IN GERMANY" "Tiling, Builder of the Device, IS Among the Injured and His Laboratory Is Wrecked" First report coverage on the rocket explosion which led to the death of Reinhold Tiling. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:58

$37.00
139216

Roscoe FATTY ARBUCKLE Silent Film Movie Star Actor Comedian DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342957932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1933 * Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle death (1st report) * Silent film actor, comedian and director Page 17 has one column headings that include: "FATTY ARBUCKLE DIES IN HIS SLEEP" "Film Comedian, Central Figure in Coast Tragedy in 1921, Long Barred From Screen" "On Eve Of His Comeback" and more 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 with much on the Jack Sharley vs. Primo Carnera heavyweight boxing title fight. 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:43

$52.00
139215

Best ROLLO OGDEN New York Times Editor DEATH w/ Photo 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371509217752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1937 * Rollo Ogden death (1st report) * Editor of the New York Times * Best title to be had ? The front page has two column headings surrounded by black borders: "Rollo Ogden Dead" "Editor of the Times" "Succumbs at 81 After a Week's Illness--A Leader in Journalism for Almost Half a Century" Continues on page three with banner headline and very nice black bordered photo. First report coverage on the death of Roolo Ogden, editor of the New York Times from 1922 to 1937. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, t... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:42

$37.00
139168

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Tennessee in JACKSON MS Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342192668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See the information below concerning its history. The front page has various items relating to the on-going Civil War including three: "General Orders", "Arrest The Deserters!" "View of a Northern Radical" "Butler's Outrages in New Orleans" "Battle of Prairie Grove" "Butler's course from a Northern Point of View--A Yankee on Yankee" "R... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2016 05:31

$337.00
139102

1st WOMEN'S AIR DERBY "Powder Puff" Airplane Race MARVEL CROSSON 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391340276469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 20, 1929 * 1st Women's Air Derby begins * "Powder Puff Derby" * Marvel Crosson's crash & death * LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin (airship) * 1st to fly around the World (halfway) The front page has a one column heading: "WOMAN DERBY FLIER IS LOST IN ARIZONA" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The first Women’s Air Derby during the 1929 National Air Races, commonly known as the “Powder Puff Derby”, was the first official women-only air race in the United States. Nineteen pilots took off from Santa Monica, California, on August 18, 1929 (a... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2016 05:34

$37.00
139095

GEN. GEORGE S. PATTON Automobile Accident or Assassination DEATH 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371505742896

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1945 * General George S. Patton death (1st report) * Automobile accident or assassination ? The front page has a two column headline announcing: "GEN. PATTON DIES QUIETLY IN SLEEP; BURIAL IN EUROPE" with subheads that include: "Blood Clot Fatal" "He Succumbs to a Lung Congestion 2 Weeks After Auto Crash" and more. More on page 5 including nice photo of Patton. Very 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 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & li... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2016 15:20

$87.00
139015

HENRY M. LELAND Death CADILLAC Automobile Pioneer Entrepreneur 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371503778920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1932 * Henry Martyn Leland death * Automobile pioneer - Cadillac Page N5 (inside) has a one column heading: "H. M. LELAND DEAD; MOTOR CAR PIONEER" with subheads that include: "Founded Cadillac Concern - Made Liberty Motors for War Planes at 75" and more with a one column photo of Henry Martyn Leland. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 100+ page Sunday edition, 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... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2016 05:08

$45.00
138811

Rare President JAMES GAFFIELD Fremont, Ohio Mayor DEATH Announcement Notice


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332848202

An interesting item being a notice from the mayor of Fremont, Ohio, announcing the death of President Garfield. The front page has an announcement reporting: "DIED. At Long Branch, New Jersey, Sept. 19, 1881, at 10:35 P.M., James Abram Garfield, President Of The United States. Aged 49 years and 10 Months. Funeral obsequies at Cleveland, Ohio, Monday, Sept. 26th, 1881, at 10 o'clock A. M. Interment at Lake View Cemetery." This little four page notice is dated September 23, 1881. Below this announcement is a message from the mayor of Fremont suggesting, in concurrence with a message from the Ohio Governor, that: "...the citizens of Fremont 'that upon Monday, the 26th inst., all business pursuits be suspended,' also that memorial services be held next Sunday in the city churches, and that... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 07:28

$139.00
138751

SATCHEL PAIGE Negro Debuts MLB Baseball & John J. Pershing Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330252264

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1948 * Satchel Paige 1st MLB baseball win * Cleveland Indians Negro star at 42 years old * John Joseph 'Black Jack' Pershing death The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Pershing of A. E. F. Is Dead; On Service Rolls 62 Years" with subhead and nice photo. (See) Much more on pages 12 & 13, loads of text. The sport's section (page 22) has one column headings: "INDIANS TRIUMPH WITH PAIGE, 8 TO 5" "Top Athletics as Negro Star Scores in Relief..." This was Satchel Paige's very 1st victory in the Major Leagues. (age 42) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:26

$56.00
138742

DARIEN GA McIntosh County Georgia NEGROES Lynchings Martial Law 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330243934

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1930 * George Grant & Willie Bryan Negro lynchings * Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia martial law Page 29 has one column headings that include: "GEORGIA TOWN PUT UNDER MARTIAL LAW" "Mob Forced Way Into Jail Despite Troops' Presence and Lynched Negro" and more. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negroes George Grant & Willie Bryan at Darien, Georgia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowin... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:14

$40.00
138715

JOE TINKER Chicago Cubs Shortstop & Manager MLB Baseball DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495842247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1948 * Joe Tinker death (1st report) * Chicago Cubs shortstop * MLB Baseball player & manager Page 23 has one column headings: "JOE TINKER IS DEAD; A BASEBALL GREAT" "End Comes to Cubs' Shortstop in Famous Double-Play Trio on His 68th Birthday" with smaller subheads and one column photo of Joe Tinker. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the prima... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 08:23

$39.00
138701

Rare & Early CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Related PRINT 49ers 1849 New Orleans Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391329094088

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Louisiana, June 25, 1849 * Rare & early gold rush print A very unusual issue as the top of the front page features a nice illustration with a California Gold Rush theme, headed: "The California Porter And the U.S. Naval Officer" with a caption which relates the story from the beach at San Francisco (see). Prints in newspapers from 1849 relating to the Gold Rush are very rare. Inside has: "California News", and a report headed: "Death of James K. Polk" with all columns on the page black-bordered.

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:43

$177.00
138661

WINFIELD SCOTT HANCOCK Mexican & Civil War General DEATH 1886 Indiana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391328441036

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, February 11, 1886 * Winfield Scott Hancock death (1st report) * United States Army General * Democratic nominee for president The front page has an article headed: "THE DEAD SOLDIER" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few binding slits along spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 24, 2015 15:26

$27.00
138612

CLARENCE DARROW Monkey Trial Lawyer DEATH & Nazis Enter Austria 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391327613723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1938 * Clarence Darrow death * Famed Scopes Monkey Trial lawyer * Germans enters Austria * Adolph Hitler takes over The front page has a nice four column headline: "AUSTRIA ABSORBED INTO GERMAN REICH; HITLER COMMANDER OF UNITED ARMIES; MIKLAS OUSTED; PLEDISCITE ON APRIL 10" with many subheads. Page 15 has one column headings that include: "CLARENCE DARROW IS DEAD IN CHICAGO" "Famous Criminal Lawyer Who Defended Loeb and Leopold Is Striken at 80" "Opposed Bryan in the Scopes 'Monkey Trial'..." and more with photo of Darrow. Text takes up about 3 columns. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, ... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2015 14:52

$46.00
138433

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Star Near Death & Photo 1949 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391323613063

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 12, 1948 * Babe Ruth near death * New York Yankees The front page has a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Is Critically Ill; Inquiries Swamp Hospital" with photo showing youngsters gathering outside the hospital with caption: "Getting Latest Report On Their Idol" Ruth would die a few days later. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. 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 & stu... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 15:02

$55.00
138428

Best BABE RUTH Death New York Yankees Stadium VIEWING w/ Photos 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371489437761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1948. * Babe Ruth death - Yankee Stadium viewing * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) The front page has a two column headline: "Ruth Lies in State in Stadium; Throngs Continue Into Night" with subhead. (see) Much more on page 20 with related pictorial. Lengthy text here. Ruth died just two days prior. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. 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 &... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 14:56

$88.00
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