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144497

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391462023764

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, EXTRA, March 25, 1953 * Mary of Teck death (1st report) * Queen mother of United Kingdom The top of the front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "QUEEN MARY IS DEAD" with subhead and photo of Queen Mary. (see) Full page pictorial on page 3. Compete 1st section with all 20 pages, nice for display.

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Ends June 19, 2016 06:40

$52.00
133363

MO UDALL United States House of Representatives DEATH in 1998 Arizona Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391155017135

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, December 14, 1998 * Mo Udall death (1st report) * U.S. Representative (Arizona) * Mormon religion The front page has a nice headline announcing: "Arizona's Mo Udall dies at 76" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice to have in a Arizona paper. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2016 06:38

$19.00
144413

KING GEORGE II OF GREECE King of the Helleness at Athens DEATH 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371631531792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, April 1, 1947 * George II of Greece death (1st report) Above the masthead on the front page is a nice banner headline announcing: "KING GEORGE OF GREECE DIES OF HEART ATTACK" with and small photo. Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 20 pages of the 1st section only, nice for display as such.

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Ends June 17, 2016 11:37

$33.00
144370

EDWARD ASKEW SOTHERN English Actor "Our American Cousin" DEATH 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371631363287

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, January 22, 1881 * Edward Askew Sothern death (1st report) * English comic actor - Lord Dundreary * "Our American Cousin" fame Page 2 has a report of the death of English actor Edward Askew Sothern with one column heading: "Obituary" "E.A. Sothern, the Actor" (see) Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2016 06:57

$28.00
144307

FRED M. VINSON Chief Justice of the United States Politician DEATH1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391459124186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK JOURNAL AMERICAN, September 8, 1953 * Fred M. Vinson death (1st report) * Chief Justice of the United States The front page has a banner headline in red lettering: "Chief Justice Vinson Dies" with subhead and photo. Complete in 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 15, 2016 14:32

$38.00
144258

WILLIAM B. PARSONS First Subway in New York City Civil Engineer DEATH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371629523471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1932 * William B. Parsons death * American civil engineer * First subway in New York Page 21 has a one column heading: "GEN. W. B. PARSONS, ENGINEER, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of William B. Parsons, American civil engineer who's claim to fame was New York City's very 1st subway. 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 issue... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2016 06:54

$33.00
144256

FRANCIS COATES JONES American Painter Paintings Artist DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391458784080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1932 * Francis Coates Jones death Page 15 has a one column heading: "FRANCIS C. JONES, PAINTER, DIES AT 74" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Francis Coates Jones, American painter. 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, libraries & institutions rather than individua... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2016 06:51

$33.00
144253

FRANZ VON HIPPER German Imperial Navy Admiral Commander DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371629517774

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1932 * Admiral Franz von Hipper death * German Imperial Navy commander Page 25 has a one column heading: "ADMIRAL HIPPER, JUTLAND HERO, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Franz von Hipper, admiral in the German Imperial Navy known ofr the Battle of Jutland during World War I. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were ... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2016 06:48

$33.00
144252

FREDERICK C. BILLARD United States Coast Guard "Rum Patrol" DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391458779976

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1932 * Frederick C. Billard death * United States Coast Guard * Rum Patrol - prohibition era Page 21 has a one column heading: "ADMIRAL BILLARD, RUM ROW'S FOE, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frederick C. Billard, commandant of the United States Coast Guard. 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 su... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2016 06:44

$33.00
144234

J. HUNGERFORD SMITH Desert Toppings & Syrups Fudge Founder DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391455939498

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 20, 1932 * J. Hungerford Smith death * Desert toppings & syrups founder Page 23 has a one column heading: "HUNGERFORD SMITH, SYRUPS MAN, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of J. Hungerford Smith, founder of the desert toppings and syrups company which is now part of ConAgra Foodservice. 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... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2016 15:31

$33.00
144221

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391455922055

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 20, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination * 1st report of his death The top of the first column has heads on the death of President Garfield: "THE PRESIDENT DEAD" and "He Expires At Half-Past Ten Last Night" "The End Comes Suddenly And Without Warning" "Gen. Arthur Summoned To Take Oath" with the entire front page taken up with reports concerning Garfield's death. The last column has: "The President's Career" "Heroic Work That Led Him To His Exalted Place" & more, with related content inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered. Small binding... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2016 15:10

$73.00
144133

RAWLINS COUNTY Kansas Lynching & Sociologist Patrick Geddes Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371623601690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1932 * Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas * Murderer Richard read lynching - lynched * Patrick Geddes death w/ photo * Urban planning & sociology fame The front page has a one column heading: "KANSAS MOB HANGS LITTLE GIRL'S SLAYER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on lynching of Richard Read near Atwood, Kansas. This was the State's last recorded lynching. Page 15 has a one column heading: "SIR PATRICK GEDDES, EDUCATOR, DIES, 78" with subheads and photo. (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... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2016 14:49

$34.00
144131

RUDOLF EICKEMEYER JR. American Pictorialism Photographer DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371623600484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 26, 1932 * Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr. death * Pictorialism photography fame * High-society women - Evelyn Nesbit Page 21 has a one column heading: "RUDOLF EICKEMEYER DEAD AT AGE OF 69" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr., famous American pictorialist photographer. 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 ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2016 14:47

$33.00
144115

VITAMIN C 1ST ISOLATED Charles Glen King & Rose Coghlan Death 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391454039421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1932 * Vitamin C isolated for the 1st time * Dr. Charles Glen King * Actress Rose Coghlan death A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Pittsburgh Professor Isolates Vitamin C; Concentrates Substance From Lemon Juice" (see) Coverage on the 1st isolation of the vitamin by Charles Glen King, a chemistry professor at the University of Pittsburgh. Page 23 has a one column heading: "ROSE COGHLAN DIES; FAMOUS ACTRESS" with subheads and photo. 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 conten... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2016 14:18

$34.00
144076

CLEMENT VALLANDIGHAM Very Bizarre Death Shoots Self by Accident 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391453149697

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1871 * Clement Laird Vallandigham's bizarre death The front page has an article headed: "Clement L. Vallandigham Accidentally Shoots Himself--The Wound Dangerouus but Not Mortal" with a updated report that follows with: "Further Particulars--His Condition Unfavorable" (see) He would die later that night. His death is considered one of the most unusual as he was demonstrating how his defendant accidentally shot himself. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends June 08, 2016 15:23

$38.00
144071

PHAR LAP DEATH Australian Racehorse Natural Causes ? Poison ? 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371622303978

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1932 * re. Phar Lap's death * Natural causes determined ? * Australian racehorse The sport's section (page 26) has one column heading: "FINDS PHAR LAP DIED OF NATURAL CAUSES" 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 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 than individuals were ... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2016 15:08

$34.00
144065

HARRY POWERS Lonely Hearts Ad Serial Killer Death HANG Sentence 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371622299303

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, December 13, 1931 * Harry Powers sentenced to hang * "Lonely Hearts" ad serial killer * Moundsville, West Virginia Page 3 of this section has a one column heading: "POWERS SENTENCED TO HANG MARCH 18" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death sentence handed down on "Lonely Hearts" serial killer Harry Powers. Other news items of the day. Complete section 2 only with all 20 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 08, 2016 14:59

$29.00
144030

LYTTON STRACHEY British Author & Critic Eminent Victorians DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371619669784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1932 * Lytton Strachey death * British author & critic * Bloomsbury Group co-founder Page 19 has a one column heading: "LYTTON STRACHEY, NOTED AUTHOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lytton Strachey, British author and critic. 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 ... See More  

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Ends June 05, 2016 15:37

$33.00
144022

NORMAN McKINNEL Scottish Stage & Film Actor Playwright DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391450526058

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1932 * Norman McKinnel death * Scottish actor & playwright Page 17 has a one column heading: "NORMAN M'KINNEL, NOTED ACTOR, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Norman McKinnel, Scottish stage and film actor and playwright. 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 than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Minor s... See More  

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Ends June 05, 2016 15:23

$33.00
129069

MA BARKER GANG Fred OUTLAWS Gun Battle Gang KILLED in Florida 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371234542985

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, January 17, 1935 * Ma Barker and Fred Barker * Florida outlaws killings (1st report) The front page contains one column headings announcing the death of Ma and Pa Barker, notorious outlaws from the 1930's. The heading reads: "Federal Agents Push Drive On Kidnap Gang" 1st report coverage on this famous gun battle. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 05, 2016 13:55

$48.00
143972

ALFRED YARROW British Shipbuilders River Clyde Shipbuilding DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391448915815

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1932 * Alfred Yarrow death * British shipbuilders Page 17 has a one column heading: "SIR ALFRED YARROW, SHIPBUILDER, 90, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir Alfred Fernandez Yarrow, 1st Baronet. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2016 15:35

$33.00
143907

RAE RANDALL Sigrun Salvason Film Actress SUICIDE 1934 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371616216085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES EVENING POST, May 9, 1934 * Rae Randall suicide death * Hollywood movie actress * Greta Garbo double The front page has a three column heading in red lettering: "Actress Kills Self" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of actress Rae Randall (Sigrun Salvason). Not reported in the New York Times, so probably only found in newspapers near Hollywood such as this. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a little margin wear, mainly along the spine, generally good.

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:08

$42.00
143858

OTT SVERDRUP Norwegian Explorer Death - Albert Einstein re Kepler 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391447442438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 27, 1931 * Otto Sverdrup death (1st report) * Norwegian sailor and arctic explorer * Albert Einstein & Johannes Kepler Page 25 has a one column heading: "CAPTAIN SVERDRUP DIES AT AGE OF 76" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Page 18 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN IN TRIBUTE TO KEPLER'S WORK" with subheads. (see) 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 whit... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:42

$34.00
143851

SIR WILLIAM MILLS British Hand Grenades Bomb Inventor DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371615316674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1932 * Sir William Mills death (inventor) * Mills bomb - British hand grenades Page 24 has a one column heading: "SIR WILLIAM MILLS, INVENTOR, DIS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir William Mills, inventor of the Mills bomb (British hand grenades). 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 pres... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:28

$34.00
143848

JULIUS ROSENWALD Sears, Roebuck & Co. Owner DEATH - Babe Ruth 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391447432439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 7, 1932 * Julius Rosenwald death (1st report) * Sears, Roebuck and Company owner * Babe Ruth workout photo * New York Yankees The front page has a one column heading: "ROSENWALD DEAD; NATION MOURNS HIM" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 18 with banner headline and photo. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 31 has the headings: "Ruth, Swathed in Blankets, Begins Training in Gym Amid Usual Pomp", "Movies Record Every Action as Baseball Monarch Starts Workouts--Entitled to $80,000 Salary, Babe Declares-- Hopes to Set New Home-Run Record" with photo of Ruth (see photos). Unusual photo o... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:24

$42.00
143845

Princess SOPHIA OF PRUSSIA Queen of Hellenes Constantine I DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371615311277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1932 * Sophia of Prussia death Page 21 has a one column heading: "QUEEN SOPHIE DIES; EXILE FROM GREECE" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Princess Sophia of Prussia, Queen of the Hellenes and wife of King Constantine I. 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, libraries & institutions rathe... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:19

$33.00
143844

SARAH BOGLE American Librarian Library Education Pioneer DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371615309544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1932 * Sarah Bogle death * American librarian pioneer * School educator Page 23 has a one column heading: "MISS SARAH BOGLE, LIBRARIAN, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sarah Bogle, American librarian pioneer most noted for her influence in establishing education for librarianship. 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 re... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:18

$33.00
143774

Baseball's CASEY AT THE BAT Death & Battle of Guadalcanal ENDS 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371612622547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, NY, February 10, 1943 * Casey at the Bat death ? * Battle of Guadalcanal ends w/ victory The front page has a four column headline: "GUADALCANAL IS OURS" with subheads and related map. Lengthy text. Page 25: "'CASEY' CLAIMANT DEAD IN CAPITAL" with subheads that include: "Daniel Casey, 80, Contended He Was Hero of Thayer's 'Casey at the Bat'" "Figure In Long Dispute" and more. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout with much more on World War II. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprin... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2016 13:00

$65.00
143750

ALFRED PERCEVAL GRAVES Anglo-Irish Poet Songwriter Dublin DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371612358958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1931 * Alfred Perceval Graves death * Anglo-Irish poet - Dublin, Ireland Page 17 has a one column heading: "ALFRED P. GRAVES, IRISH POET, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Alfred Perceval Graves, Anglo-Irish poet, songwriter and folklorist. 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. G... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2016 07:09

$33.00
143747

ARNALDO MUSSOLINI Italy's Fascist Dictator Benito's Brother DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391445016169

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1931 * Arnaldo Mussolini death (1st report) * Brother of Italy's Fascist dictator Page 23 has a one column heading: "ARNALDO MUSSOLINI, 46, DIES SUDDENLY" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Benito Mussolini's fascist brother. 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 subsc... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2016 07:02

$33.00
143723

WILSON BENTLEY 1st Photographers Photographing Snowflakes DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443800784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1931 * Wilson Bentley death (1st report) * 1st known photographer of snowflakes Page 17 has a one column heading: "WILSON A. BENTLEY, SNOW EXPERT, DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Wilson Alwyn "Snowflake" Bentley, known for photographing snowflakes up close. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy int... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2016 15:41

$33.00
143685

MAHATMA GANDHI Meets King & Queen - Ole Edvart Rolvaag DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443059602

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1931 * Ole Edvart Rølvaag death * Norwegian-American novelist * Mahatma Gandhi in London Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Gandhi, in Loincloth, Meets King and Queen; Arrives Late at Palace and Leaves Early" (see) Page 23 has a one column heading: "DR. OLE E. ROLVAAG, NOVELIST, DIES AT 55" with subheads. (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 & instit... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:13

$33.00
143679

ISAAC NEWTON LEWIS World War I Era U.S. Army Gun Inventor DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391443054558

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1931 * Isaac Newton Lewis death * Lewis Gun inventor - WWI era * Osman Ali Khan & Mahatma Gandhi Page 25 has a one column heading: "COL. LEWIS, FAMOUS INVENTOR, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Isaac Newton Lewis, United States Army officer and the invenotr of the Lewis Gun. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individual... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:05

$34.00
143648

New York Yankees Star BABE RUTH Wife Fire DEATH Helen Woodford 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391442302260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, Jan. 14, 1929 * Babe Ruth * Death of wife in fire The top of the front page has two column heads: "Babe Ruth's Wife Perishes in Blaze; Couple Separated Three Years, Star Reveals" with a subhead & a photo of: "Mrs. George H. Ruth" (see). Complete in 16 pages, tiny binding holes at the blank spine margin, very nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2016 15:23

$58.00
143645

SIR WALTER SCOTT 1st Baronet DEATH & re. Andrew Jackson Election 1832 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391442299100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 24, 1832 * Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet death * Andrew Jackson presidential election Among the articles are: "Sir Walter Scott" concerning his death & memorial, plus another article: "Sir Walter Scott (see); much reporting on the: "Elections" for President with many charts by state and county; "Progress of the Cholera" "The Cape de Verd Islands" "Chickasaw Treaty" and much more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, very nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2016 15:18

$27.00
143605

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391440232939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 26, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? See the photos for the terrific & very unusual front page of this issue, which is a huge graphic on the death of President Garfield in the shape of a monument. It looks more like a broadside than the front page of a daily newspaper. Reporting begins on page 3 and continues on page 2. Note also that Garfield is from a suburb of Cleveland making this essentially a hometown newspaper. He is buried in Cleveland. Eight pages with all columns on all pages black bordered in mourning for Garfield. Never bound nor trimmed, two folds with a pg. 2 archival repair at the fold juncture, minor tears ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:33

$210.00
143601

ALFRED A. TAYLOR "War of the Roses" Tennessee Governor DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391440230382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1931 * Alfred A. Taylor death * "War of the Roses" campaign * Governor of Tennessee Page 27 has a one column heading: "EX. GOV. ALF TAYLOR OF TENNESSEE DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Alfred A. Taylor, best known for his "War of the Roses" campaign against his brother for governor of Tennessee. 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 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allo... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:28

$34.00
143551

ARMY CADETS vs. Notre Dame Fightin Irish NCAA College Football 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391439954199

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 28, 1931 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame upset * Loads of text w/ photos The front page of this section has a one column heading: "ARMY ELEVEN BEATS NOTRE DAME, 12 TO 0, AS 78,000 LOOK ON" with subheads and three relate photos. (see) Page 5 of this section has a banner headline: "78,000 See Army Eleven Upset Notre Dame by 12 to 0 in the Yankee Stadium" with subheads and three more photos. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. This was the first season without Knute Rockne on the sidelines after his death. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:35

$32.00
143402

HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin 1st Atlantic CONCHITA SUPERVIA Death 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391436646209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin - airship * Very 1st Transatlantic flight begins * Conchita Supervía death (1st report) * Spanish mezzo-soprano opera singer Page 22 has a one column heading: "CONCHITA SUPERVIA IS DEAD IN LONDON" with subheads and photo. (see) Page 23 has a one column heading: "New Zeppelin Off On Atlantic Flight" 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 co... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:42

$34.00
143401

EUGENE YSAYE Belgian Violinist Musical Composer Belgium DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391436645832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 13, 1931 * Eugène Ysaÿe death (first report) * Belgian violinist, conductor and composer Page 25 has a one column heading: "MANY NATIONS JOIN IN MOURNING YSAYE" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Belgian violinist, Eugène Ysaÿe. He is regarded as "The King of the Violin". Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individ... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:41

$45.00
143367

UNCLE JOHN WILDER Fiddler Death & Charles Lindbergh Nanking China 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434639200

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1931 * Uncle John Wilder (fiddler) death * President Calvin Coolidge's uncle * Plymouth, Windsor County, Vermont * Charles Lindbergh flies to the Orient Page 30 has a one column heading: "UNCLE JOHN WILDER, FIDDLER, DEAD AT 85" with subheads and photo. (see) Page 12 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGHS ALIGHT ON LAKE AT NANKING" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2016 10:56

$34.00
143366

SIR HOWARD GRUBB Dublin Irealnd Optical Designer Telescopes DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371601262096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 17, 1931 * Sir Howard Grubb death (1st report) * Optical telescopes - reflector sight * Dublin Ireland Page 25 has a one column heading: "SIR HOWARD GRUBB DIES IN DUBLIN AT 87" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2016 10:55

$33.00
143364

DAVID STARR JORDAN Stanford University Founding President DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434637091

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, September 2, 1931 * David Starr Jordan death (1st report) * Ichthyologist - educator - peace activist * Stanford University founding president Page 6 of this section has a one column heading: "DAVID STARR JORDAN DIES AT AGE 80" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy text here. Complete section 2 only with all 20 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2016 10:52

$30.00
143309

HALL CAINE Isle of Man - Manx Author - Novelist Playwright DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434024529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1931 * Sir Hall Caine death (1st report) * Manx author - novelist - playwright * Isle of Man - Irish Sea - Greeba Castle Page 23 has a one column heading: "SIR HALL CAINE DIES; FAMOUS NOVELIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Manx author, Hall Caine. 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 primary subscribers... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 14:50

$39.00
143273

GITANILLO DE TRIANA Spanish Gypsy Bullfighter Matador DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391433331065

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 15, 1931 * Gitanillo de Triana death (1st report) * Gypsy bullfighting matador- bullfighter Page 13 has a one column heading: "Gitanillo Is Dead; Gypsy Bull-Fighter" 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 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary s... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:45

$33.00
143269

FRANZ SCHALK Austrian Conductor Vienna State Opera Director DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371599640933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 3, 1931 * Franz Schalk death (1st report) * Austrian conductor - Vienna State Opera director * Salzburg Festival co-founder Page 19 has a one column heading: "FRANZ SCHALK DEAD; NOTED CONDUCTOR" 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:40

$33.00
143217

JOHN MAXWELL British Army Offcier & Easter Rising Fame DEATH 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391432556621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1929 * Sir John Maxwell death * British Army officer * Easter Rising executions fame Page 21 has a one column heading: "GENERAL MAXWELL DIES AT CAPE TOWN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir John Grenfell Maxwell. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell was a British Army officer and colonial governor. He served in the Mahdist War in the Sudan, the Boer War, and in the First World War, but he is best known for ordering the execution of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland. He retir... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:22

$38.00
143167

ALFRED WEGENER German Polar Arctic Pioneer Body FOUND Greenland 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597956433

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1931 * Alfred Wegener's body found in the Arctic * German polar researcher, geophysicist & meteorologist The top of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Wegener's Body Found in Greenland Waste; Died Peacefully, Buried in Furs by Native" (see) First report coverage on German polar researcher Alfred Wegener's body found in Greenland. 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, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutio... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:08

$34.00
143166

SOLOMON 'SOLLY' JOEL South Africa DIAMONDS King Financier DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597954884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1931 * Solomon "Solly" Joel death * Jewish - Judaica * South African diamonds king Page 3 has a one column heading: "OKLAHOMA INDIAN PLANS GLOBE FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) Page 17 has a one column heading: "SOLLY JOEL IS DEAD; 'KING OF DIAMONDS'" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Solomon Joel, diamond baron and thoroughbred horse racing owner/breeder. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:06

$33.00
143089

ALBERT A. MICHELSON Physicist Death & Albert Einstein's Theory 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594801955

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1931 * Albert A. Michelson death (1st report) * American physicist - 'speed of light' work * Albert Einstein's theory of relativity The front page has a one column heading: "A. A. MICHELSON DIES; FAMOUS SCIENTIST" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 3 also has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN EXPOUNDS HIS RELATIVITY VIEW" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 07, 2016 14:50

$37.00
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