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157347

Very Rare DEADWOOD South Dakota Gold Mining Town WILD BILL HICKOK 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079829861

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLACK HILLS PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, October 21, 1876 * Very rare title * Famous Old West town * re. Wild Bill Hickok murder The top of the front page under the heading "Wyoming Items" appears a note about the murder of Wild Bill Hickok: "Hon. J.J. Jenkins, U.S. Attorney for this Territory, will leave Cheyenne to-day for Yankton, Dakota, where he will prosecute McCall, the murderer of J.B. Hickok, (Wild Bill)." Jack McCall shot Hickok from behind while playing poker in a bar in Deadwood on August 2, 1876. The front page also makes mention of Seth Bullock, Deadwood's first sheriff (see hyperlink for much more on him) and an article on the back page is headed: "Important ... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:41

$3,350.00
157345

Best JAMES DEAN Rebel Without a Cause MOVIE Poster Advertisement 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079827167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOTION PICTURE DAILY, Sept. 29, 1955 * James Dean's "Rebel Without a Cause" advertisement * Perhaps the best to be had on the iconic teen actor James Dean remains a cultural icon of the troubled & struggling teen from the 1950's, and his aura only increased when he died young in a car crash on September 30, 1955, the day after this issue was published. Although he only starred in 3 films (his third, "Giant", was released posthumously) his premature death cemented his legendary status. His role as Jim Stark in "Rebel Without A Cause" was his most celebrated role. This is a terrific issue, for as the title suggests this periodical is themed entirely on the motion picture industry. A double... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:37

$550.00
157923

Best JOHN LENNON The Beatles Music Legend DEATH 1980 Liverpool England Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391904667482

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 * John Lennon death * Beatles front man * Best title to be had ? Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper. To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F.K. Here is an unusual opportunity for the report of his death in a Liverpool newspaper with the large headline: "JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD" plus 3 related front page photos. Many more related reports & photos are found on the inside pages. T... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 12:45

$99.99
157915

LESLEY J. McNAIR Operation Cobra World War II Normandy KILLED 1944 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391904579853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1944 * Lesley J. McNair death (1st report) * World War II United States Army * Operation Cobra - Normandy Campaign The front page has a two column heading: "McNair Killed in Normandy Watching Push on U.S. Front" with subhead and photo. (see) More on page 3. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2017 09:49

$37.00
157907

FRANK LOCKHART Speed Race Car Daytona Beach Florida Crash DEATH 1928 Rotogravure


eBay Auction Item # 391904541523

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION ONLY of the New York Times, May 6, 1928 * Race car driver Frank Lockhart * Land speed record attempt death * Daytona Beach, Florida The front page of the this photo section has 3 related to the death of Frank Lockhart. (see) Nice for display. Also a photo of Charles Lindbergh standing in front of his famous "Spirit of St. Louis" airplane. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure photo section only with all 10 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2017 08:29

$39.99
157905

EASTON PA Pennsylvania Quarry Lehigh Protland Cement Co EXPLOSION 1942 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391904536367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1942 * Easton, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania * Lehigh Portland Cement Company * Limestone quarry explosion disaster The front page has one column headings that include: "31 BLOWN TO DEATH AS QUARRY BLAST JARS 2-STATE ZONE", "Premature Explosion of 21 Tons of Gelatinite Near Easton Is Felt Over 50-Mile Radius" and more. (see) First report coverage continues on page 5 with two related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 08:18

$39.99
157877

PLAYA DEL REY California Girls Children Home FIRE Disaster 1924 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391903980931

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1924 * Playa Del Rey, California * Children home fire disaster * Hope Development School The top of the front page has a one column heading: "23 BURN TO DEATH IN CALIFORNIA HOME FOR DEFCIENT GIRLS" with subheads that include: "Wooden Building, With All Doors Locked, Traps Victims, Nearly All Children" and more (see). First report coverage on the fire disaster at the Hope Development School for sub-normal children at Playa Del Rey, California. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends October 17, 2017 11:10

$37.00
157870

Colonel DANIEL BOONE Kentucky Pioneer Frontiersman False Death 1818 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372100804117

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Sept. 15, 1818 * Daniel Boone - Kentucky pioneer * False death report The bottom of the front page has: "Death of Col. Daniel Boon" which reports that: "...early in last month Col. Boon rode to a deer-lick...while setting this concealed with his old rusty rifle in his hand, pointed towards the lick...without struggle or motion...he breathed out his last so gently that when he was found next day...he looked as if alive with his gun in his hand, just in the act of firing." This report was totally false, as Daniel Boone would not die until more than two years later. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2017 09:10

$34.99
157291

ELLA ZOYARA - CIRCUS Performer & Female Impersonator DEATH 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372077053410

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1879 * Ella Zoyara (Omar Kingsley) death * Circus performer - female impersonator Page 5 has an article headed: "Ella Zoyara" "Death of the Noted Circus Female Impersonator" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 15, 2017 14:40

$30.00
157237

Rare 1st Southern ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Richmond Virginia 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372075827663

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND WHIG, Virginia, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * From capital of the Confederacy (post) * 1st Southern newspaper to report Once the capital of the Confederacy fell to the North in early April the Yankees also took over the press and continued printing newspapers. This is an early issue (#12) of this "union occupation" newspaper with page 4 coverage of Lincoln's assassination. According to the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (see hyperlink), the Whig was the first newspaper in the South to print the news of the assassination. It is particularly noteworthy that this is the very first report of the assassination in Richmond, the Confederate capital. T... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:13

$1,600.00
157141

PENICILLIN Alexander Fleming Visits POPE & Lord Haw Haw Wm. Joyce 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074011324

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 20, 1945 * Alexander Fleming - penicillin * William Joyce (Lord Haw Haw) Page 8 has a one column heading: "Pope Receives Fleming; Praises Penicillin's Boon" (see) Also the front page has: "Haw Haw Sentenced to Be Hanged; Held Traitor Though Not a Briton" First report coverage on the death sentence imposed on William Joyce. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on post World War II. Complete in 44 pages, Rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: William Joyce (24 April 1906 – 3 January 1946), the man generally associated with the nickname Lord Haw-Haw, was a fascist politician and Nazi propaganda broadcaster to the ... See More  

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Ends October 12, 2017 14:47

$44.00
157138

LILLIAN LEITZEL Barnum Circus STAR Acrobat TRAPEZE Star DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391886442352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1931 * Lillian Leitzel accident - death (1st report) * Acrobat & strongwoman circus star * Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey * Trapeze artist fall Page 11 has a one column heading: "CIRCUS FALL FATAL TO LILLIAN LEITZEL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lillian Leitzel, circus star. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, a few binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 12, 2017 14:42

$50.00
157059

Girl Pitcher JACKIE MITCHELL Strikes Out Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391883614107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, April 3, 1931 * Jackie Mitchell, girl pitcher * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig * Knute Rockne death - funeral The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ROCKNE'S RITES DRAW NOTABLES" with subheads. (see) The front page of the sport's section (inside) near the bottom is a two column heading: "Ruth, Gehrig Gallant Boys" with small photo of Mitchell. (see) First report coverage on the famous exhibition baseball game in which girl pitcher, Jackie Mitchell, struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. 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 co... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2017 08:47

$56.00
157021

ANNA ADAMS GORDON Woman's Christian Temperance Union Head DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069337696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1931 * Anna Adams Gordon death (1st report) * Woman's Christian Temperance Union * Social reformer - temperance movement Page 27 has a one column heading: "ANNA GORDON DEAD; W. C. T. U. LEADER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Anna Adams Gordon, temperance movement pioneer. 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 w... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:11

$40.00
156974

FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391882411408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun Page 3 has a one column heading: "GANG RIDE INVENTOR DIES OF PNEUMONIA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangster. He led the Saltis-McErlane Gang, allied with the Johnny Torrio-Al Capone Gang, against rival bootleggers, the Southside O'Donnell Brothers. He is credited with introducing the Thompson submachine gun to Chicago's underworld. The Illinois ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:20

$47.00
156937

Very Rare & Early PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881709548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, April 3, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1735. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the American colonies. This is a great issue from the premier city of the colonies at that time--when Ben Franklin was just beginning his career--and a handsome issue as well, as the masthead features two wood engravings, one showing a newsboy on horseback "tru... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:41

$2,935.00
156935

Historic GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Medieval City Conflagration 1666 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067464051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 24, 1666 * The Great London Fire period coverage * Earliest of newspapers to be had One of the greatest calamities, and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666. Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspapers publishing in 1666 was extremely small, this title certainly being the most significant. Page 2 contains a report of a Proclamation by the King asking residents to bring in surveys of their property concerning their losses from the Great Fire, for compensation. The text reads in part: "His Majesty having been graciously p... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:28

$1,350.00
156927

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor's Official Last Will and Testament 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067458683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 30, 1931 * re. Thomas Alva Edison death * Official last will and testament The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON LEFT ESTATE OF 14 MILLION" with subheads. (See) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:18

$44.00
156923

Early Electronic COMPUTER Invention MRS.THOMAS EDISON Mina Death 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067456031

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1947 * Early electronic computers invention * Thomas Edison's wife (Mina) death Page 17 has one column headings: "MRS. EDISON DEAD; INVENTOR'S WIDOW" and "Second Wife of the Discoverer of Electric Light--Mother of Jersey Ex-Governor" with photo of Mina Edison (see photos). Also one column headlines on page 19 that include: "NEW GIANT 'BRAIN' DOES WIZARD WORK" "Bureau of Standards Says It Can Solve Vast Mathematical Problems in a Few Months" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:13

$47.00
156913

Best EDDIE CANTOR American Comedian Singer Dancer Actor DEATH 1964 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881676055

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, Oct. 11, 1964 * Eddie Cantor death * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred Above the masthead is a headline: "DEATH TAKES EDDIE CANTOR" with a subhead: "Coronary Closes Bug Eyes At 72" plus a large photo captioned: "Heart Attack Brings Death to Comedian Eddie Cantor". Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the film & entertainment industry. The first section only with pages 1-12, very nice condition.

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Ends October 05, 2017 14:40

$68.00
156906

GENERAL DOUGLAS MacARTHUR World War II General DEATH w/ Photos 1964 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881657298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 6, 1964 * General Douglas MacArthur's death (1st report) * World War II - WWII The ftpg. headline announces: "Gen. MacArthur Dies in Sleep at 84" with a large color photo of him. Various related articles. The complete first section with pages 1-14, address label in the masthead, generally good condition.

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Ends October 05, 2017 14:21

$37.00
156901

OL' RIP THE HORNED TOAD Eastland TX Texas Courthouse STILL ALIVE! 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881654385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1928 * Ol' Rip the Horned Toad still alive - lizard * Eastland, Texas Courthouse - entombed animal The top of the front page has a small one column heading within inset: "Toad Alive After 31 Years Sealed in Texas Cornerstone" (see) First report coverage on the famous toad being discovered still alive in the cornerstone of the courthouse in Eastland, Texas after 31 years entombed there. 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 ... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 14:17

$45.00
156829

ANDY GIBB Singer Youngest Brother of Bee Gees DEATH 1988 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878753797

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 11, 1988 * Andy Gibb death (1st report) * English singer - teen idol Near the bottom of page 3 is a two column heading: "Andy Gibb, 1970s Pop Music Sensation, Dies in England at 30" with photo. (see) The article carries over to page 30. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-44. Nice condition.

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Ends October 01, 2017 14:28

$62.00
156821

JIM MORRISON Doors Front Man Singer Poet DEATH Drug Overdose ? 1971 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878744980

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, July 9, 1971 * Jim Morrison of The Doors * Death stated to be of natural causes * Louis Armstrong's funeral Page nine has the displayable 4 column heading: "Rock Star's Death, Burial Told", with accompanying text and a photo. The report states that "he died peacefully of natural causes." The report also reports of his burial. Rare to find both a death and a burial notice within the same issue - and in this instance, the same article. This was due to the 5-day delay in the reporting of his death. The same page also has: "Armstrong's Funeral Held", which reports details regarding the funeral of Louis Armstrong. Other news, sports and advertisements of the... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 14:13

$175.00
156820

JANIS JOPLIN 1960's Woman Rocker Singer Heroin Overdose DEATH 1970 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878744167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, October 6, 1970 * Janis Joplin dies of accidental drug overdose * One of the best artists/performers of all time The front page has the two-column heading: "Janis Joplin Dies Of Drug Overdose", with an accompanying photo. The article continues on to page two providing considerable details, and mentions the recent death of Jimi Hendrix. Page two also has the five-column heading: "Some Stars Live Fast, Die Young", which is a timely piece describing the "life to the hilt" lifestyle of many rock performers which often results in premature deaths. The newspaper is complete in 28 pages and is in very nice condition.

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Ends October 01, 2017 14:11

$175.00
156688

LAURENCE OLIVIER English Movie Film Stage Actor DEATH 1989 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877000495

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 12, 1989 * Laurence Olivier death (1st report) * English actor and director * Hollywood movies - films * Best title to be had ? The middle of the ftpg. has a 2 column head: "Olivier, Called Greatest Actor of His Time, Dies" with a color photo of him captioned: "Laurence Olivier". The article carries over to take most of pages 14 & 15 with 8 more photos. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-20, nice condition.

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Ends September 29, 2017 15:16

$85.00
156664

Great RMS LUSITANIA SINKING Cunard Line Ocean Liner GERMAN Attack 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391876688777

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, May 9, 1915 * RMS Lusitania sinking (1st report) * Cunard Line ocean liner * Great headline for display This is one of the better headlines to be had on the sinking of the ship Lusitania, with the banner headline proclaiming the tragedy: "1,200 WENT DOWN WITH THE LINER LUSITANIA" with various related subheads. The image on the front page is an interesting print of the type of torpedo which sank the Lusitania, with the caption: "The Chief Weapon of the Submarine, Which Has Been Called 'The Daytime Torpedo-Boat,' the Torpedo in Itself a Small, Automatic Submarine". And there is also a photo of millionaire Alfred G. Vanderbilt who died in the tragedy... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:34

$440.00
156659

RAID AT CABANATUAN Japanese Brutality to Allies POWs 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061157932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 13, 1945 * Japanese brutality - horrors * Post Bataan Death March * Raid at Cabanatuan prison camp Page 4 has a two column heading: "Marine Tells of Seeing Friends Beheaded in Japanese War Camp" with subhead and related photo. (see) Eyewitness account of Japanese brutality and the Raid at Cabanatuan which freed many POWs. See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:14

$44.00
156658

ALETA FREEL American Stage Actress Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061156687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1935 * Aleta Freel suicide death * American Stage actress * Hollywood - Los Angeles The top of page 44 has a one column heading: "ALETA FREEL ENDS LIFE IN HOLLYWOOD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on American stage actress Aleta Freel committing suicide in Los Angeles, California. Complete 1st section only with 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:12

$37.00
156650

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Funeral PRINTS Illustrations 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875999089

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1865 * Great & graphic issue on Abraham Lincoln's murder & funeral This issue remains one of the most desired of the Civil War era, if not the 19th century, as much of it deals with the assassination and funeral of President Abraham Lincoln. The entire front page is a print captioned: "President Lincoln At Home" showing him reading a book to his son. This very image was made into a postage stamp by the United States Post Office. An inside page has a dramatic full page print captioned: "Scene at the Death Bed of President Lincoln" showing many standing around him. Another full pg. print is captioned: "President Lincoln's Funeral Procession in Washington... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2017 14:20

$480.00
156645

Mordecai Manuel Noah Jewish Homeland Niagara River Slave Trade 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372060371776

Shown is an original & historic old publication, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 1, 1825 * Mordecai Manuel Noah - Jewish homeland on the Niagara River * Atrocities of the Slave Trade Page 5 has a nice half page article: "Ararat" which is about the plans for the famous Mordecai Manuel Noah, the first American-born Jew to attain national prominence (see hyperlink) to create a new homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River (see photos). Also within: "The slave trade is prosperous, with all its horrors...that three vessels, under American colors, are on the coast...had 132 human victims on board! But justice overtook the villains--the slaves rose & executed all the crew except the captain...This trade is piracy & ... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2017 14:10

$39.00
156641

PRINCESS DIANA's Tragic Death Report 1997 London Newspaper Chased by Paparazzi


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372060368696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OBSERVER, London, August 31, 1997 (pgs. 1-4, 19-22) * Princess Diana's Tragic Death * Candle in the Wind The six-column, 2-line headline reads: "Di reported dead with Dodi on Paris car crash", with subhead: "Tragedy happens during chase by press", with a large photo and supporting text. The inside has additional coverage and another large photo (see images). Great to have this tragic event in a London newspaper. Included are only pages 1-4 and 19-22, but quite displayable, and in very nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2017 14:05

$60.00
156639

Henry J. Kaiser's Death - Father of American Modern Shipbuilding 1967 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875988107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1967 * Death of Henry J. Kaiser * The "Father of American Modern Shipbuilding" The front page has a two line, 2 column heading: "Henry J. Kaiser Is Dead at 85; Built $2-Billion Industrial Giant", with subhead: "Head of Multifaceted Empire - Started His Career at 13 in Dry Goods Store", with photo. Considerable coverage is found on an inside page, with additional related photos (see images). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are present as well, including much on Middle East and Far East tensions. Believed to be complete in 60 pages, but is being offered for the described content. Light foxing at the central fold, minor margin wear, a small pie... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2017 14:02

$55.00
156594

NATALIE WOOD American Film Movie Television TV Actress DEATH 1981 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875040949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 30, 1981 * Natalie Wood death (1st report) * American film & T.V. actress * Best title to be had ? The top of the front has a one column heading: "Natalie Wood Found Dead Off Catalina" with subhead and photo. (see) Much more on page 3. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2017 13:58

$135.00
156587

OL' RIP THE HORNED TOAD Eastland TX Texas Courthouse Fame DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875036190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 20, 1929 * Ol' Rip the Horned Toad death - lizard * Eastland, Texas Courthouse - entombed animal * Chicago gangland wars - gangsters - underworld The front page has a small one column heading within inset: "Toad That Set Scientists By the Ears Dies in Texas" (see) Page 16 has a one column heading: "CHICAGO GANG WARS KILL 125 IN 9 YEARS" with subheads. (see) This was less than a month away from the infamous St. Valentine's Day massacre. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 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 remai... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2017 13:48

$45.00
156580

RAID AT CABANATUAN Japanese Brutality to Allies POWs 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875031566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1945 * Japanese brutality - horrors * Post Bataan Death March * Raid at Cabanatuan prison camp * Allied prisoners rescued The front page has a four column headline: "LUZON CAPTIVES FREED" with subheads that include: "Rangers Pierce Foe's Line, Rescue 513, Many of Bataan" and more. (see) Much more on page 10. First report coverage on the raid at Cabanatuan which freed many POWs. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2017 13:38

$48.00
156423

THOMAS LIPTON Ulster-Scots Tea Founder & Noted Yachtsman DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391866262705

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 3, 1931 * Sir Thomas Lipton death (1st report) * Tea founder & America's Cup enthusiast Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Sir Thomas Lipton, 81, Noted Yachtsman, Dies" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, some spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends September 16, 2017 15:43

$37.00
156421

Best JAYNE MANSFIELD DEATH Film & Theater Actress 1967 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372048233966

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, June 29, 1967 * Jayne Mansfield killed in car crash * Best title to be had ? - great for display The large banner headline announces: "JAYNE MANSFIELD DIES; Actress Killed in Car Crash" with a subhead and large (and gruesome) photo. More on pages 2 and 4 (see). Terrific to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with all 20 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends September 16, 2017 15:40

$225.00
156414

CARLOS GARDEL Argentine Actor Singer Tango Dance Legend KILLED 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372048228249

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1935 * Carlos Gardel airplane crash death * Argentine singer, songwriter & actor * Tango legend The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MOVIE STAR AND 16 DIE IN PLANE CRASH ON COLUMBIA FIELD" with subheads that include: "Carlos Gardel and Ernesto Samper, American--Trained Pilot, Are Victims" and more. (see) First report coverage continues on page 6 with photo and map. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen c... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2017 15:32

$38.00
156408

TITANIC SINKING FAME The Unsinkable Molly Brown DEATH 1st Report 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372048219368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1932 * Margaret (Molly) Brown death (1st report) * RMS Titanic sinking fame Page 19 has one column headings: "MRS. J. J. BROWN DIES; SURVIVOR OF TITANIC" "Was Rescued by the Carpathia After Hours in Row Boat--Long a Newport Colonist" which is a 1st report on the death of Margaret Brown (Maggie), better know as "The Unsinkable Molly Borwn" 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 throughout. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 16, 2017 15:21

$85.00
156405

Best GARY COLEMAN Television TV Different Strokes Actor DEATH 2010 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372048217213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 29, 2010 * Gary Coleman death (1st report) * American TV television actor * "Different Strokes" Arnold Jackson * Best title to be had ? The bottom half of the front page has a small photo with heading: "Gary Coleman dies at age 42" (see) The front page of section AA has a three column heading: "Child TV star in 1970s" with subhead and photo. Article continues inside this section with 2 more photos. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first & AA sections with 38 total pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 16, 2017 15:18

$52.00
156404

Best TONY CURTIS Hollywood Movie Film Actor Director DEATH 2010 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372048216648

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 1, 2010 * Tony Curtis death (1st report) * Hollywood Film - movie actor * Best title to be had ? The front page has report headed: "He had looks and range to match" with photo. (see). The article carries over to page 17 with much text on his life & career. Four related photo here as well. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-22, nice condition.

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Ends September 16, 2017 15:17

$62.00
156364

FRANK ZAPPA "The Mothers of Invention" Rock Band Front Man DEATH 1993 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391865435309

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 6, 1993 * Frank Zappa death (1st report) * American musician - activist - filmmaker * "The Mothers of Invention" rock band The front page has a one column heading: "Frank Zappa, Iconoclast of Rock, Dies at 52" The article carries over to page 22 and includes a photo of him.Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-32. Nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2017 15:15

$62.00
156337

TOM MIX KILLED Westerns Film Movie STAR Actor CAR ACCIDENT 1940 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372046027145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, October 13, 1940 * Western actor Tom Mix killed * Arizona car accident (1st report) * FRONT LEAF ONLY *** The front of this front leaf only has a nice banner headline announcing: "TOM MIX DIES IN CRASH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of famous Western movie actor, Tom Mix. Great to have this death report in a title from the capital of the entertainment industry at the time. Front leaf only (pages 1& 2), archival mending on the back side, some tiny margin tears, nice for display as such.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:37

$40.00
156336

JOHN LOGIE BAIRD Father of Color Television Invention DEATH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864679924

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1946 * John Logie Baird death * Father of the television The top of page 21 has one column headings: "JOHN L. BAIRD DIES; TELEVISION LEADER" "British Inventor Produced One of the First Practical Sets--Borrowed Money to Start" with photo of Baird. (see) First report coverage on the death of John Logie Baird, father of the television. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: John Logie Baird (13 August 1888 – 14 June 1946) was a Scottish engineer and inventor of the world's first working television system, also the world's first fully electronic colour televisi... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:35

$52.00
156328

Vice President JOHN ADAMS Character & General John Burgoyne DEATH 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864672190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Sept. 22, 1792 * General John Burgoyne death * V.P. John Adams' character Most of the ftpg is taken up with: "General Post Office" with a huge listing of the various post roads from town to town. Page 3 has a small item on the character of Vice President John Adams. Another items begins: "It gives us great pleasures...to find that the patriotic Jefferson has become the object of censure..." and a brief mention that Lt. General John Burgoyne has died in England, he being one of the principle British military commanders during the Revolutionary War. The back page has 3 notices from the: "Treasury Department" and one from the "War Department". Fou... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:24

$42.00
156308

RICK JAMES "Super Freak" R&B Music Song Singer DEATH 2004 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372045008709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 7, 2004 * Rick James death (1st report) * "Super Freak" singer The bottom left of the ftpg. has a short bit headed: " 'Super Freak' Singer Rick James Dies at 56" with a photo of him. The full article takes over half of page 14, headed: "Rick James, 56; Funk Music Singer, Known for His 'Super Freak' " with another photo of him. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry, and the city where he lived and died. The complete sections A & B with 44 (of 136) pages. Nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:37

$59.00
156299

STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN Iconic Guitarist - Singer KILLED 1990 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372044995760

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 28, 1990 * Stevie Ray Vaughan death (1st report) * Guitarist - singer - musician - songwriter The bottom of the ftpg. has a report headed: "Stevie Ray Vaughan, Guitar Great, Dies in Copter Crash" with subhead: "The Grammy-winning performer had just completed a Wisconsin concert. Four others are killed." The article carries over to page 13 and includes a photo of him. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-20 (of 120). Nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:20

$72.00
156298

Best JAMES CAGNEY Hollywood Movie Film Actor Dancer DEATH 1986 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372044995318

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 31, 1986 * James Cagney death (1st report) * Hollywood movie -film actor - dancer * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has a boxed section on James Cagney with 4 photos, beneath which is a 2 column head: "James Cagney, Legend of Movies, Dies at 86" "Actor for 30 Years, Noted for Tough-Guy Roles, Won Only Oscar Playing Song-and-Dance Man". The article carries over to take most of page 16 & 18 with 2 more photos. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. First section only with pages 1-18, piece torn away along the spine with unrelated text loss (see), otherwise good.

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:19

$47.00
156297

Best JACK HALEY "Wizard of Oz" Tin Man Movie Film Actor DEATH1991 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391863945151

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 7, 1979 * Jack Haley death (1st report) * Stage - film - movie actor & singer * "Wizard of Oz" Tin Man fame * Best title to be had ? Near the bottom of page 3 is a three column heading: "Jack Haley, Tin Woodman of 'Oz,' Dies" with 2 photos. (see) Article continues on page 26 with another photo. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry as well as from the city where he died. The complete first section only with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:13

$66.00
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