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164712

GEORGE BIRD GRINNELL Anthropologist Naturalist Conservation DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392068763310

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1938 * George Bird Grinnell death (1st report) * Anthropologist - historian - naturalist The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "DR. G. B. GRINNELL, NATURALIST, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2018 14:40

$37.00
165133

MAX FACTOR & Company Cosmetics Make-Up Inventor Founder DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392082361461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1938 * Max Factor Sr. death * Cosmetics - make-up founder The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "MAX FACTOR DEAD; EXPERT IN MAKEUP" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Max Factor Sr., founder of the cosmetics giant Max Factor. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2018 11:15

$37.00
165130

JACK JUDGE "It's a Long Way to Tipperary" Song of War Fame DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372367784180

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1938 * Jack Judge death - British songwriter * "It's a Long Way to Tipperary" fame * First World War - WWI song of war The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "JACK JUDGE DEAD; WROTE 'TIPPERARY" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Jack Judge, British songwriter who was best remembered for writing the song "It's a Long Wat to Tipperary". Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2018 10:11

$33.00
165129

WALTER CHRYSLER Corporation Automobiles Cars Founder DEATH 1938 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392082321506

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1938 * Walter Chrysler death * Chrysler Corporation founder * Automobiles entrepreneur The front page has a one column heading: "WALTER CHRYSLER DIES AT HOME AT 65" with subhead. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends July 20, 2018 09:56

$37.00
165128

ALYMER MAUDE Leo Tolstoy Translator & Biography Writer DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392082313773

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 26, 1938 * Alymer Maude death * Leo Tolstoy translator The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "ALYMER MAUDE, 80, TOLSTOY AIDE, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Alymer Maude, English translator of Leo Tolstoy's works. He also wrote Tolstoy's biography. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2018 09:38

$33.00
164696

IZZY EINSTEIN United States Prohibition Speakeasy Agent DEATH 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372341300793

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 18, 1938 * Izzy Einstein death (1st report) * U.S. Prohibition officer - agent The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "IZZY EINSTEIN DIES; NOTED DRY SLEUTH" 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 with all 38 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Isidor "Izzy" Einstein was an United States federal police officer, agent of the U.S. Prohibition Unit, who achieved the most number of arrests and convictions during the first years of the alcohol prohibition era (1920&ndash... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2018 15:22

$37.00
164695

GEORGE ELLERY HALE Solar Astronomer Sunspots - Telescopes DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372341299890

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1938 * George Ellery Hale death (1st report) * Solar astronomer - magnetic fields - sunspots The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "DR. GEORGE E. HALE, ASTRONOMER, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: George Ellery Hale was an American solar astronomer, best known for his discovery of magnetic fields in sunspots, and as the leader or key figure in the planning or construction of several world-leading teles... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2018 15:20

$37.00
164694

AHMED IZZET PASHA Ottoman Empire Grand Vizier & WWI General DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392068141309

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1937 * Ahmed Izzet Pasha death * World War I general * Ottoman Empire Grand Vizier The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "IZZET PASHA DIES; EX-GRAND VIZIER" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2018 15:19

$44.00
164693

PANCHO VILLA Mexican Revolution Guerrilla Leader CAPTURED ? 1916 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372341298560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHICAGO HERALD, January 21, 1916 * Pancho Villa captured & to be executed ? * Pre Columbus, New Mexico raid A nice issue on famed Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa with a banner headline announcing: "VILLA CAPTURED; WILL BE SHOT" with related subheads and a photo headed: "General Villa, Captured and Facing Death". I cannot find anything online that suggests he was captured at this time, making this a false report. Still a great headline for display. Ten pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends July 19, 2018 15:18

$57.00
165119

JOHN WILLIAM WARD Famous Gotham Hotel SUICIDE JUMP 1938 New York City Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392081861828

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1938 * John William Ward suicide jump * Gotham Hotel in Manhattan The top of the front page has a two column headline: "YOUTH 11 HOURS ON LEDGE LEAPS 117 FLOORS TO DEATH AS THOUSANDS WATCH HIM" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3 with 3 related photos. First report coverage on John William Ward's suicide jump from he 17th floor of the Gotham Hotel in Manhattan. The 1951 motion picture "Fourteen Hours" was based on the events of that day. Great to have in the famous NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2018 15:09

$37.00
165111

LEO FROBENIUS Ethnography - African History - Archaeologist DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372366661535

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 10, 1938 * Leo Frobenius death (1st report) * Ethnologist, archaeologist, African history The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "LEO FROBENIUS, 65, EXPLORER, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2018 11:51

$33.00
165103

PATRICK HENRY American Revolutionary War at the Beginning 1775 British Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392081643032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 6, 1775 * Revolutionary War original from the enemy * Patrick Henry & much more An inside page has a proclamation issued by the Royal Governor of Virginia stating in part: "...I have been informed...that a certain Patrick Henry...of Hanover, and a number of deluded followers, have taken up arms...and put themselves in a posture of wars...in defiance of the law and government...particularly in extorting from his Majesty's Receiver General the sum of £330 under pretense of replacing the powder I thought proper to order from the magazine..." Another report on the same page mentions: "...advices from Philadelphia [say] that the Congress had resolved to separate ... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2018 07:41

$114.99
164679

MARIAN ANDERSON Black Singer Lincoln Memorial Concert Fame DEATH 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067474368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1993 * Marian Anderson death * African American Contralto * Lincoln Memorial concert fame The bottom of the front page has a report headed: "Trailblazing Contralto Marian Anderson Dies" with subhead: "The Black Singer Overcame Prejudice to Gain Worldwide Acclaim for Her Concert Hall Artistry". Included is a photo of her from 1939. The article carries over to page 36 with much detail on her life and a photo of her from 1990. Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century. The issue includes all of sections A, B, C, D, E, & F. Very nice, clean condition.

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:47

$78.00
164656

PAOLO Paul TROUBETZKOY Russian Artist Sculptor Sculptures DEATH 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067462912

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 14, 1938 * Paolo (Paul) Troubetzkoy death * Russian artist and sculptor The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "TROUBETZKOY DIES; RUSSIAN SCULPTOR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Paolo (Paul) Troubetzkoy, Russian artist and sculptor. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:29

$37.00
165097

WILLIAM GILLETTE Actor Playwright Stage Manager DEATH w/ Photos 1937 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392081070503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1937 * William Gillette death * American actor-manager * Sherlock Holmes Page 21 has a one column heading: "WILLIAM GILLETTE, ACTOR, DEAD AT 81" with subheads and four related photo. First report coverage on the death of William Gillette, American actor-manager, playwright and stage manager. He was best remembered for portraying Sherlock Holmes. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 18, 2018 08:32

$39.99
165089

IVAN PAVLOV Russian Physiologist 1st Nobel Prize Laureate DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372365364896

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1936 * Ivan Pavlov death (1st report) * Russian physiologist * Nobel Prize winner The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "IVAN PAVLOV DEAD; PHYSIOLOGIST, 86" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist known for his work is classical conditioning. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals wer... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 07:34

$39.99
165087

HENRY OSSAWA TANNER African-American Painter Artist DEATH 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392081038661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1937 * Henry Ossawa Tanner death * African-American painter - artist The top of page 26 has a one column heading: "HENRY O. TANNER, PAINTER, WAS 78" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Henry Ossawa Tanner, painting artist who was the first African-American painter to gain international acclaim. 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 with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 18, 2018 07:21

$39.99
164624

WINECOFF HOTEL FIRE Deadliest (Ellis) Disaster Atlanta GA Georgia 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336932631

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, Dec. 7, 1946 * Winecoff Hotel fire * Atlanta Georgia GA * Early 1st report on same day The front page has a nice banner headline: "122 PERISH IN ATLANTA HOTEL FIRE" with subheads that include: "Many Leap To Death From The Flaming Structure" and more (see). A very early, same day report, likely why no photos were available. Complete in 16 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: Hostelry Winecoff is best known for a fire that occurred there on December 7, 1946, in which 119 people died. It remains the deadliest hotel fire in U.S. history, and prompted many changes in building codes. Guests at the ho... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:33

$82.00
164622

GALLANT FOX Triple Crown KENTUCKY DERBY Churchill Downs HORSE Race1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336931607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 18, 1930 * Gallant Fox race horse * Triple crown of horse racing... Kentucky Derby (1st of 3 wins) A three column front page headline announces: "GALLANT FOX, SANDE UP, WINS KENTUCKY DERBY AND PURSE OF $50,725" with subheads and photo of jickey Earl Sande. The front page of the sports section (inside) has a great banner headline: "GALLANT FOX WINS KENTUCKY DERBY AT CHURCHILL DOWNS" with subheads (see). The complete issue, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Gallant Fox (March 23, 1927 - November 13, 1954) was a United States Thoroughbred horseracing champion. Born at Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky by Sir Gallahad III out of the mare Marguer... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:31

$64.00
164620

SAM HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Bushwhacker Bandit DEATH 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336930832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, March 29, 1872 * Outlaw Sam Hildebrand death * Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker * Jesse James Gang member Page 4 has an article headed: "An Outlaw's Doom" with subheads: "Death of the Missouri Desperado Hildebrand--Escape of the Outlaw from Missouri--Raid on an Illinois Village--A Walking Arsenal--Arrest of the Murderer---Attempt Upon an Officer's Life--Hildebrand Killed at Last". The article begins: "One of the greatest villains that the rebellion developed was Hildebrand--a man whose name has for years been a terror upon the Missouri borders, & who has shed more blood & committed more crimes than any other of the many desperate characters who have invested Missouri..." wit... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:30

$47.00
164580

DIMEBAG DARRELL Abbott Heavy Metal Band Pantera Guitarist DEATH 2004 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064929476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 10, 2004 * Dimebag Darrell killed (1st report) * Heavy metal guitarist - Pantera Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Heavy-Metal Fans Shaken by Killings in Ohio Club" The article carries over to page 22 with banner headline and 2 related photos. (see) Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-40. Nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:16

$57.00
164577

Best MARLENE DIETRICH Hollywood Movie - Film Actress DEATH 1992 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064925434

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 7, 1992 * Marlene Dietrich death (1st report) * German-American movie film actress * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the front page has a heading: "Marlene Dietrich, Classic Femme Fatale, Dies at 90" with subhead: "In Her Sultry Roles, she Brought a Worldly Sexuality & a Hint of Decadence to the Screen." A photo of her is included. The article carries over to page 40 & includes 2 more photos. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-42, nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:12

$80.00
164558

THE MAD TRAPPER of Rat River Albert Johnson RCMP Shootout KILLED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064617992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1932 * Albert Johnson (criminal) shot & killed * The Mad trapper of Rat River shootout * Royal Canadian Mounted Police pursuit Page 3 has a one column heading: "MAD TRAPPER SLAIN AFTER 7-WEEK HUNT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the shootout and death of Albert Johnson (criminal). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Albert Johnson (? - February 17, 1932), known as the Mad Trapper of Rat River, was a fugitive whose actions eventually sparked off a huge manhunt in the Northwest Territories and Yukon in Northern Canada. The event became a media... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:31

$44.00
164513

BERND ROSEMEYER German Racing Race Car Driver Autobahn KILLED 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392062821603

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 29, 1938 * Bernd Rosemeyer killed * German racing driver * Land speed record attempt The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "ROSEMEYER, RACER, KILLED IN GERMANY" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on German racing driver and SS member Bernd Rosemeyer death. He was killed on the Autobahn while attempting to break the land speed record. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:42

$37.00
164502

HALLOWEEN John Carpenter Slasher Film Michael Myers Movie AD 1978 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392062809248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 9, 1978 * John Carpenter's amazingly successful, "Halloween" * Ad in a Los Angeles newspaper - 3rd week showing * Norman Rockwell death - American painter Inside the "View" section is a ad for John Carpenter's "Halloween" - held over for 3rd week after its Premier Showing. The ad measures 3 x 3 1/2 inches. Great to have this uncommon ad in a Hollywood area newspaper. This offering includes only the pertinent sections: I (front) and IV ("View") with a total of 60 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:19

$110.00
164500

JOSPEH STALIN DEATH Soviet Union Premier MOSCOW KREMLIN Russia 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372332246509

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 6, 1953 * Joseph Stalin death * Premier of the Soviet Union * 1950's era original The front page features a nice banner headline: "STALIN IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) Complete 1st section only with pages 1-32, light toning and a little wear at the central fold, minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:18

$40.00
164457

GOSTA EKMAN SR. Sweden Swedish Stage Theatre & Film Actor DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372329285167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1938 * Gösta Ekman (senior) death (1st report) * Swedish film and stage actor - Sweden The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "GOESTA EKMAN, 48, SWEDISH FILM STAR" 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 with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Frans Gösta Viktor Ekman was a Swedish actor. Generally spoken of as Swedish theatre's most legendary stage actor, Gösta Ekman enjoyed a prolific stage career during his short life, becoming the first ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2018 15:14

$37.00
164456

MAURICE RAVEL French Composer Pianist Conductor France DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392060907430

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 29, 1937 * Maurice Ravel death (1st report) * French composer, pianist & conductor The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "MAURICE RAVEL, 62, COMPOSER, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Joseph Maurice Ravel was a French composer, pianist and conductor. He is often associated with impressionism along with his elder contemporary Claude Debussy, although both composers rejected the term. In the 1920s and 1930s R... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2018 15:13

$37.00
164426

JIM JONES Peoples Temple Guyana South America MASS SUICIDES 1978 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372328192071

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGLES TIMES, November 23, 1978 * John Jones & the Peoples Temple * Jonestown - Guyana, South America * Mass suicide & killings The front page has a two column headline: "U.S. Begins Airlift of 400 Cultists' Bodies" with more and related photo. (see) More inside. The Rev. Jim Jones was founder and leader of the Peoples Temple, which is best known for the 1978 death of more than 900 Temple members in Jonestown, Guyana along with the deaths of nine other people at a nearby airstrip and in Georgetown. This was the greatest single loss of American civilian life in a non-natural disaster until the events of September 11, 2001. The tragedy at Guyana also ranks among the largest mass suici... See More  

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Ends July 07, 2018 15:30

$52.00
164419

CHAUNCEY OLCOTT Irish-American Actor Songwriter Singer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392060321939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1932 * Chauncey Olcott death * Actor, songwriter & singer Page 15 has a one column heading: "CHAUNCEY OLCOTT, BALLARD SINGER, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Chauncey Olcott, Irish-American stage actor, songwriter and singer.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 34 pages, Light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 07, 2018 15:24

$42.00
164415

JAMES HENRY BREASTED Archaeologist Oriental Institute Patron DEATH1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392060320319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1935 * James Henry Breasted death * Archaeologist - Egyptologist * University of Chicago professor * Oriental Institute founder The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "DR. BREASTED DIES; NOTED ORIENTALIST" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage on the death of James Henry Breasted, American archaeologist, Egyptologist and historian. 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, libr... See More  

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Ends July 07, 2018 15:19

$37.00
164414

ROBERT SHAW Quint Jaws Movie Film Fame British Actor DEATH 1978 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372328183610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 29, 1978 * Robert Shaw death (1st report) * British actor - playwright * Jaws movie fame - Quint The top of page 5 has a three column heading: "Robert Shaw, 51, Hunter of 'Jaws,' Dies" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 07, 2018 15:18

$77.00
164384

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326987247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 21, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page features a nice portrait headed: "James A. Garfield" who was assassinated some weeks prior and died on Sept. 19. First column heads relate to his death and the news from across the country, the stack taking nearly three-quarters of the first column (see). Nice to have this report in a newspaper from Garfield's home state, and not far from his home in Mentor, Ohio. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, black borders on all pages, two folds with wear and some perforation at the horizontal fold with a hole at the fold juncture, small tears at the margins.

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:22

$49.00
164382

AMELIA EARHART Airplane LOST over Pacific Ocean EULOGY Death 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326985728

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1937. * Amelia Earhart memorial (death) * Lost over the Pacific Ocean The top of page 5 has a three column photo with heading: "Honoring The Memory Of A Famous Aviatrix" Also a one column heading: "TRIBUTES ARE PAID TO AMELIA EARHART" with subheads. (see) Was this her official funeral after being lost over the Pacific Ocean in early July of the same year ? Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Each issue is complete with 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:20

$40.00
164376

ROY ORBISON Singer Songwriter "The Caruso of Rock" Big O DEATH 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326970198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 8, 1988 * Roy Orbison death (1st report) * American singer-songwriter * "The Caruso of Rock" "The Big O" Page 3 has a three column heading: "Rock 'n' Roll's Roy Orbison Dies" with photo. (see) Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-40. Nice condition.

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:11

$66.00
164371

ALEC GUINNESS "Star Wars" Obi-Wan Kenobi Movie Actor DEATH 2000 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392059693209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 7, 2000 * Alec Guinness death (1st report) * English stage - movie - film actor * "Stars Wars" Obi-Wan Kenobi fame * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page has a boxed section headed: "Alec Guinness, 1914 - 2000" with 3 photos of him (one from Star Wars). A column is headed: "Renowned Actor Alex Guinness Dies at 86" with the report carrying over to page 8 taking up half the page with 4 more photos. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete with all sections present, great condition.

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Ends July 06, 2018 14:56

$67.00
164294

P. T. Phineas Taylor BARNUM Circus Showman DEATH Funeral & Will 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392056034810

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., April 11, 1891 * Phineas T. Barnum death funeral Page 3 has an article headed: "Funeral Of Phineas T. Barnum" with subhead. (see) Page 5 has another related article headed: "The Great Showman's Will" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the death and funeral of circus icon Phineas T. Barnum. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and min or wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 01, 2018 07:44

$40.00
164283

BRUCE CRANE American Landscape Tonalism Artist Painter DEATH 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392055649303

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1937 * Bruce Crane death (1st report) * American landscape artist painter The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "BRUCE CRANE DIES; LANDSCAPE ARTIST" 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 with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:48

$37.00
164280

FLORENCE DUGDALE Writer Novelist Thomas Hardy Wife DEATH 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372321190928

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1937 * Florence Dugdale death (1st report) * Children's stories writer - Thomas Hardy wife The top of page 17 has a one column photo of Florence Dugdale with heading: "MRS. THOMAS HARDY WIDOW OF NOVELIST" with subheads that include: "Dies at 56 in England, Where She Spent Years Writing Husband's Biography" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:46

$37.00
164253

RUTH ROLAND Stage & Film Movie Star Actress Producer DEATH 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054967922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1937 * Ruth Roland death (1st report) * Stage and film actress - producer The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "RUTH ROLAND DIES; FORMER FILM STAR" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 56 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:25

$37.00
164250

CLEM SOHN Airshow Wingsuit Daredevil Parachute Failure KILLED 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054967133

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 26, 1937 * Clem Sohn killed * Airshow dare-devil * Parachute failure The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Sohn, Lansing 'Bat Man,' Falls to Death in France Before Crowd of 30,000" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day.. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, library stamp within masthead, generally in nice condition.

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:23

$57.00
164232

Queen Charlotte of England Death Report 1818 (Possibly) 1st Black Royal


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054659783

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, November, 1818 * The death of Queen Charlotte of England * 1st black royal (?) The first 3 pages report on the death of the beloved Queen Charlotte of England. Considerable details regarding her life and lineage are provided. The pages are black-bordered with mourning rules. See images for details. Reports from throughout the world are found throughout. Although some of the pages are close-trimmed at the bottom, there is no loss of text, and the issue is overall in very good condition. Note: Although never formally recognized as such, it is believed that Queen Charlotte, like Meghan Markle - the now-titled Duchess of Sussex, was also of mixe... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:49

$95.00
164224

Best ROCK HUDSON Hollywood Golden Age Movie Film Actor DEATH 1985 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319841064

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 3, 1985 * Rock Hudson death (1st report) * Hollywood Golden Age actor * Movie - film leading man * Best title to be had ? The top of the font page has two photos of Rock Hudson captioned: "Rock Hudson as he appeared in mid-1960's, and in 1985 after he was stricken with AIDS." beneath which is a heading: "Rock Hudson Dies at 59 After Fighting AIDS" with subhead: "Longtime Hollywood Star Stunned the World When He Revealed That He Had Fatal Disease". The article carries over to page 30 where there are 5 more photos of him. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry & from the city where he lived and died. The complete ... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:25

$127.00
164165

GORDON JOHNSTON American Medal of Honor Soldier Rough Rider DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372315521268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1934 * Gordon Johnston (soldier) death * Medal of Honor recipient * Theodore Roosevelt ' Rough Riders The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "COL. JOHNSTON DIES OF INJURY AT POLO" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Gordon Johnston, American soldier , Medal of Honor recipient and football player, coach. 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, all... See More  

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Ends June 24, 2018 11:07

$38.00
164136

ANDREW MELLON American Banker Businessman Philanthropist DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372314746827

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 27, 1937 * Andrew Mellon death (1st report) * Banker, businessman, philanthropist The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ANDREW MELLON DIES AT AGE OF 82 IN SOUTHAMPTON" with subheads. (See) Much more on page 5 with related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2018 15:01

$38.00
164135

Baron PIERRE DE COUBERTIN Father of Modern Olympic Games DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050829250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1937 * Baron Pierre de Coubertin death * Father of the modern Olympic Games * Founder of the International Olympic Committee The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "DE COUBERTIN DIES; OLYMPICS LEADER" 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 with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2018 15:00

$37.00
164134

Death of THOMAS GARRIGUE MASARYK 1st Czechoslovakia President 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372314742593

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 14, 1937 * Thomas Garrigue Masaryk death (1st report) * Czechoslovakia founder & 1st President The front page has a one column heading: "MASARYK IS DEAD; FOUNDED A NATION" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 23 with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this famous New York City publication. 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... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2018 14:58

$42.00
164132

ALBERT ROUSSEL Classicism Classical French Music Composer DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372314741678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1937 * Albert Roussel death * French music composer The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "ALBERT ROUSSEL, 68, COMPOSER, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2018 14:57

$37.00
164106

HMS VICTORY Royal Navy Ship w/ Sir John Balchen LOST at Sea 1744 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050146823

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! Certainly the most notable report in this issue is the report of the sinking of the British ship H.M.S. Victory. A report dated February 5, 2009 from the "Best Syndication News" service brings this event into the 21st century with its breaking news reading: "The HMS Victory ship sunk in stormy seas back in 1744 but it wasn’t until this week, when an American company called Odyssey discovered what they call “the most significant shipwreck discovery in history.” The HMS Victory was a warship that had a crew of around 1,100 that died when it went underwater. The ... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:43

$52.00
164051

30th President of United States CALVIN COOLIDGE BURIAL 1st Report 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049362661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1933 * President Calvin Coolidge death - burial The front page has a four column headline: "COOLIDGE BURIED WITH HIS ANCESTORS ON RAIN-DRENCHED VERMONT HILLSIDE; HOOVER AND NATION PAY LAST TRIBUNE" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with related photos. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:31

$42.00
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