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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
143026

ANNA HOWARD SHAW Women's Suffrage & Temperance Leader DEATH 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594021281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1919 * Ann Howard Shaw death (1st report) * Women's suffrage & temperance leader * Female Methodist minister Page 13 has a one column heading: "DR. ANNA H. SHAW, SUFFRAGIST, DIES" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day including a nice front page headline concerning the flight of the R34 airship. Complete in 24 pages, light toning, some margin wear with a few small tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:10

$39.00
142982

Actress JEAN HARLOW Director Paul Bern Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426705907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, September 6, 1932 * Director Paul Bern suicide death * Actress Jean Harlow Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "INVESTIGATE BERN SUICIDE" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide of Paul Bern, husband of the famous movie actress, Jean Harlow. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, Light toning, generally nice.

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:16

$40.00
142945

FRANCIS XAVIER DERCUM American Physician & Neurologist DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371592449305

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 24, 1931 * Francis Xavier Dercum death (1st report) * American physician & neurologist * James F. Ballard death (1st report) * Art collector - Middle East & Asia rugs Page 23 has a one column heading: "DR. F. X. DERCUM DIES IN CHAIR AT MEETING" with subheads and photo. (see) Also on the same page is another one column heading: "J. F. BALLARD DEAD; COLLECTOR OF RUGS" with subheads and photo. (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 presen... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:52

$34.00
142927

ALMA RUBENS American Hollywood Film & Stage Actress DEATH 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371592427628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1931 * Alma Rubens death (1st report) * American film & stage actress * Victim of cocaine abuse Page 23 has a one column heading: "ALMA RUBENS DIES; FORMER FILM STAR" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of American film actress and stage performer, Alma Rubens. She is an early example of someone famous in Hollywood that became addicted to drugs that ruined her career. 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 pre... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:23

$37.00
142755

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Documents Signed in Type 1798 Boston Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587361413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 27, 1798 * John Adams signed documents * 18th century American original The first column has a brief document signed by the President: John Adams, as an introduction to a lengthy document regarding France. Page 2 has yet another related document signed by: John Adams. Page 3 has a black-bordered announcement of the death of Esther Russell, wife of the newspaper's publisher. Four pages, irregular at the spine margin, bit close-trimmed near the bottom of pg. 1 but not affecting text.

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:20

$46.00
142681

CAROLE LANDIS American Film Actress Drug Overdose SUICIDE Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418098190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1948 * Carole Landis suicide death * American Film and stage actress * "The Ping Girl" "The Chest" Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Carole Landis, 29, Is Found Dead With a Suicide Note in Next Room" First report coverage continues on page 13 with photo. Landis dies of an intentional drug overdose. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:21

$45.00
142625

KIN HUBBARD Bellefontaine Ohio American Cartoonist Humorist DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414484269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1930 * Kin McKinney Hubbard death (1st report) * American cartoonist, humorist & journalist * "Abe Martin of Brown County" creator Page 13 has a one column heading: "KIN HUBBARD DIES; FAMOUS HUMORIST" 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 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 & in... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 14:07

$33.00
142612

CHARLES K. HARRIS American Songwriter of Popular Music DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414467101

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1930 * Charles K. Harris death * Songwriter of popular music * "Tin Pan Alley" pioneer * "After the Ball" (song) fame Page 21 has a one column heading: "C. K. HARRIS DEAD; NOTED SONG WRITER" 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 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:37

$33.00
142567

MARY SCHARLIEB Pioneer Woman Physician Surgeon Doctor DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582533781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1930 * Mary Scharlieb death (1st report) * Pioneer British Woman physician * Extremely devout evout Anglo-Catholic Page 17 has a one column heading: "MARY SCHARLIEB, PHYSICIAN, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of pioneer British female physician, Mary Scharlieb. 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 & sturd... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 15:43

$34.00
142547

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582470211

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: QUINCY EVENING TIMES, Massachusetts, Jan. 14, 1929 * Babe Ruth * Death of wife in fire The front page has a two column headline: "Probe Into Death Of Mrs. Babe Ruth" who died in a fire. Complete in 12 pages with binding slits at the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:19

$28.00
142465

DEMING NM New Mexico Last Major U.S. Train Robbery Old West Ends 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371578438243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1937 * Last major train robbery in the U.S. * Deming, Luna County, New Mexico * Henry Loftus and Harry Donaldson You might call it the official end of the "Wild West", but in any case the one column heading at the top of the front page announces what is considered the last major train robbery in the country: "'COWBOY' PAIR ROB SOUTHWEST TRAIN; BEATEN BY VICTIMS" with related subheads. (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 cot... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2016 15:06

$39.00
142386

PIERCE THE O'MAHONY OF KERRY Irish Protestant Nationalist DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391408223811

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 1, 1930 * Pierce Charles de Lacy O'Mahony of Kerry death * Irish Protestant nationalist politician & philanthropist Page 19 has a one column heading: "THE O'MAHONY DIES; HEAD OF IRISH CLAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Pierce Charles de Lacy O'Mahony. 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... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 15:07

$34.00
142374

IYLA REPIN 19th Century Russian Realist Painter Artist DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371576520836

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 30, 1930 * Ilya Repin death (1st report) * Russian realist painter * Art - paintings Page 27 has a one column heading: "ILYA REPIN IS DEAD; RUSSIAN PAINTER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Russian realist painter, Ilya Repin. 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, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription co... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 14:52

$34.00
142373

VALERIANO WEYLER Governor General of the Philippines & Cuba DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391408214464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1930 * Spanish General Valeriano Weyler death * Governor General of the Philippines & Cuba Page 27 has a one column heading: "GENERAL WEYLER DIES AT AGE OF 92" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Spanish general, Valeriano Weyler. 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality edi... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 14:50

$34.00
142313

SIR JOHN FRANKLIN'S Lost Expedition & Christopher Columbus Sail ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407495770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 13, 1930 * Christopher Columbus' New World sailing date ? * Sir John Franklin's lost expedition found ? The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Columbus in America Before 1492, But Via Greenland, Savant" with subhead. (see) Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Franklin Skeletons Found by Burwash; Orderly Graves Show Men Died One by One" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Giv... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:17

$34.00
142266

SIR ARTHUR PAGET British Army Commander-in-Chief, Ireland DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404671043

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1928 * Arthur Paget (British Army Officer) death * Commander-in-Chief, Ireland * Curragh Incident fame Page 27 has a one column heading: "GEN. PAGET DEAD; A BRILLIANT SOLDIER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Arthur Paget, British Army Officer, who rose in the rankings to Commander-in-Chief, Ireland. 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, allowing the is... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:59

$36.00
142258

LUIGI CADORNA World War I Army General & Marshal of Italy DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572710403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1928 * Luigi Cadorna death (1st report) * Italian Army General & Marshal of Italy * World War I - WWI fame Page 17 has a one column heading: "CADORNA DIES AT 78; LED ITALY 1915-17" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Italian General and Marshal of Italy, Luigi Cadorna. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Giv... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:43

$34.00
142256

LUCIEN HOWE Ophthalmology Professor & Blindness Prevention DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572709045

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1928 * Lucien Howe death (1st report) * Ophthalmologist - blindness Page 17 has a one column heading: "LUCIEN HOWE DIES; NOTED EYE EXPERT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lucien Howe, professor of ophthalmology at the University of Buffalo. He spent most of his life on his work in the prevention of blindness. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions ra... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:41

$34.00
142221

BRANDER MATTHEWS American Writer and Columbia Educator DEATH 1929 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391403780820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1929 * Brander Matthews death (1st report) * American writer and educator * Columbia College fame The front page has a one column heading: "BRANDER MATTHEWS, EDUCATOR, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with photo of Matthews. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning, some spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:46

$36.00
142032

SIR CLIFFORD SIFTON Canadian Minister of the Interior DEATH 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399195761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1929 * Sir Clifford Sifton death * Minister of the Interior (Canada) * Known for massive immigration Page 19 has a one column heading: "SIR C. SIFTON DIES; A NOTED CANADIAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Canadian politician, Sir Clifford Sifton. 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 60 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:10

$35.00
142031

KARL BENZ German Engine Designer & 1st Automobile Inventor DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567401351

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1929 * Karl Benz death (1st report) * German engine designer * Inventor of 1st automobile ? * Mercedes-Benz co-founder Page 25 has a one column heading: "CARL BENZ, 84, DIES; MADE FIRST AUTO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of German engine designer, Karl Benz. He is generally regarded as the inventor of the very 1st automobile powered by a internal combustion engine. 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 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, w... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:09

$57.00
141977

RAYMOND HITCHCOCK Silent Film Movie & Broadway Stage Actor DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391397756098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1929 * Raymond Hitchcock death (1st report) * Silent film & stage actor - Broadway Page 31 has one column headings: "RAYMOND HITCHCOCK DIES IN CALIFORNIA" "Musical Comedy Star, Long Ill, Collapses at His Wife's Side in Automobile" "On Stage Nearly 40 Years" and more with 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 64 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the ... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2016 16:20

$42.00
141974

AMANULLAH KHAN Kingdom of Afghanistan QUITS & Babe Ruth's Wife 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565983704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 15, 1929 * Amanullah Khan abdicates * Kingdom of Afghanistan * Babe Ruth's wife fiery death * Helen Woodford Ruth The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Amanullah Abdicates From Afghan Throne; Flees by Plane, Leaving Brother to Rule" First report coverage here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 10 has a one column heading: "MRS. RUTH'S DEATH IS HELD NO MYSTERY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 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 April 01, 2016 16:16

$37.00
141940

FRANK MORGAN Movie Actor "Wizard of Oz" Characters Fame DEATH 1949 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565302622

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, September 19, 1949 * Actor Frank Morgan death * "Wizard of Oz" title character The front page has a one column headline: "FRANK MORGAN, ACTOR IN MOVIES, DIES AT AGE 59" with subhead and photo. (see) Morgan was best known for playing 5 roles in the "Wizard of Oz" including the wizard himself. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 16:40

$38.00
141934

WILLIAM CHAPMAN RALSTON Bank of California Failure & Death 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391397012767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, September 1, 1875 * Bank of California failure * William Chapman Ralston suicide ? The front page has an article headed: "CALIFORNIA" "The Funeral Of Ralston-The Financial Situation-The Bank Failure" and more. Complete in 4 pages, irregular along the spine, a little light foxing, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 31, 2016 16:32

$28.00
141884

Best CHARLES DE GAULLE French Republic Leader Paris France DEATH 1970 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391396154061

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANCE-SOIR, Paris, France, Nov. 11, 1970 * Charles de Gaulle death (1st report) * Best title to be had ? The front page is black-bordered and features a large & bold banner headline: "LA MORTE DE DE GAULLE" [The Death of De Gaulle]. Charles DeGaulle was a French general and statesman. He was the leader of Free France (1940–44) and the head of the provisional government of the French Republic (1944–46). In 1958, was elected as the 18th President of France, until his resignation in 1969. He was the dominant figure of France during the Cold War era and his memory continues to influence French politics (credit Wikipedia). Much content on him on inside pages, with many photos as w... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2016 16:49

$37.00
141759

CREOLE American Slave Ship Revolt CASE Negro Insurrection Mutiny 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391392926858

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER Baltimore, Jan. 22, 1842 * Creole slavery slaves case * Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny Inside contains a lengthy & interesting report headed: "Protest", of the officers of the ship Creole, the slave ship upon which the slaves mutinied, a rather infamous event in American history. The Creole case was the result of an American slave revolt in November, 1841 [erroneously noted as "November, 1842" in the report] on board the Creole, a ship involved in the United States slave trade. As 128 slaves gained freedom after the rebels ordered the ship sailed to Nassau, it has been termed the most successful slave revolt in US history. Two persons died as a result of the... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2016 09:32

$59.00
141704

Best JOSEPH FILKOWSKI Polish Bootlegger Gangster Mob GETS LIFE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391391784562

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, April 16, 1932 * Gangster Joseph Filkowski * Polish-American bootlegger * Best title to be had The ftpg. has a very bold banner head on longtime Cleveland underworld figure Joe Filkowski: "JOE GETS LIFE TERM", with a photo of him headed: "As Filkowski Hears Mercy Verdict", and subhead: "Filkowski Is Saved From Death Chair" & more. This coverage is likely only to be found in a Cleveland newspaper. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2016 16:44

$32.00
141528

AL CAPONE Chicago Gangland Gangster to get ELECTRIC CHAIR ? 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391388382389

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 19, 1930 * Al Capone - Chicago gangster Page 21 has one column headings that include: "DEATH FOR CAPONE, CRIES JUDGE LYLE" "Chicago Prosecutor Declares 'Wee Will Send Him to the Chair if Possible'" and more. (see) Firsrt report coverage on Judge John H. Lyle wanting to send Al Capone to the electric chair. Judge Lyle was known to charge many famous prohibition gangsters for vagrancy. Unusual report 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 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentag... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2016 15:49

$40.00
141467

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
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
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