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158040

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391907981354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 22, 1895 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County Difficult to find 19th century newspapers from Phoenix but here is one. This was published 17 years before Arizona statehood. Various news & ads of the day including "To Treat With Yumas" "A Committee Appointed to See Them" "Some Interesting News From Tucson" "Burial Of A Wax Man" "A Corpse that Was Not Human" "He Feigns Death & Leaves a Wax Figure For His Friends to Weep Over" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2017 12:24

$37.00
157969

SID HATFIELD Battle of Matewan Police Chief Fame Shootout KILLED 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372102999689

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1921 * Sid Hatfield death (1st report) * Battle of Matewan, West Virginia fame The front page has a one column heading: "SID HATFIELD SLAIN BEFORE COURT HOUSE" with subheads that include: "Noted Figure in Recent West Virginia Mine Troubles Is Killed in a Gun Fight" and more. (see) First report coverage on the shooting death of William Sidney 'Sid' Hatfield, police chief of Matewan, West Virginia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, some spine wear, a little other minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:17

$62.00
157941

BABBS SWITCH FIRE Hobart Oklahoma School House Children Disaster 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372102011465

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1924 * Babbs Switch, Oklahoma school house fire disaster The front page has a one column heading: "36 BURN TO DEATH IN CHRISTMAS FIRE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage the Christmas eve fire at the Babbs Switch rural school house near Hobart, Oklahoma. 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, minor irregularity along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2017 14:31

$42.00
157931

NIAGARA FALLS DAREDEVIL Barber - Charles Stephens - Barrel KILLED 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372101999317

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1920 * Charles Stephens - daredevil * Over the Niagara Falls in barrel * 1st death in this manner The front page has a one column heading: "DIES IN NIAGARA, RIDING IN BARREL" with subheads that include: "English Barber 'Daredevil' Killed in Plunge as Craft Is Broken to Pieces" "Fails At The Water Curtain" and more. (see) First report coverage on the death of daredevil, Charles Stephens, while attempting to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel. He was the first daredevil to be killed this way. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 28 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends November 10, 2017 14:10

$45.00
157892

Polar Explorer ROALD AMUNDSEN Death Official AIRPLANE Latham 47 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372101048814

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 2, 1928 * Roald Amundsen death confirmed * Norwegian polar - arctic explorer The top of the front page has a two column headline: "AMUNDSEN PONTOON FOUND OFF NORTH NORWAY COAST; HOPE FOR CREW ABANDONED" with subheads that include: "Identification Is Definite" "Norwegians Believe That Nobile Relief Party Perished on Flight to Spitsbergen" and more. This discovery put any hopes of finding the famous arctic explorer alive to rest. First report coverage continues on page 2 with nice photo of Amundsen. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 18 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:23

$48.00
157835

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN'S WILL General Israel Putnam Death - Jews 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099862649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 29, 1790 * General Israel Putnam death * re. Benjamin Franklin's will * Jews - Jewish - Judaica Pg. 2 has a brief item: "On the 29th of May last died, at Brooklyn in America, in the 73rd year of his age, Israel Putnam, Esq., Major General of the late continental army." Half of page 4 has news headed: "America" which includes a report from Boston: "The Select Men, having received from the executors of Dr. Franklin's will...The extracts are lengthy & contain many of those judicious & elegant maxims & observations for which the Doctor is so justly celebrated. They contain many legacies to the town..." with more. Page 6 has a Judaica report noting: "...r... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:09

$46.00
157829

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio re. DEATH 1943 Old New York City Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099857234

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1943 * Nikola Tesla - re. death * Father of Radio Physics & more Page 26 has one column headings: "Tesla Left No Will" "Nephew Says Only Estate Consists of Research Data, Models" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 08, 2017 07:58

$60.00
157827

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio PHYSICS Electricity Death FUNERAL 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099855257

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1943 * Nikola Tesla death - funeral * Father of Radio - Physics Pager 24 has one column headlines that include: "2,000 ARE PRESENT AT TESLA FUNERAL" "Cathedral of St. John the Divine Is Scene of Yugoslav State Function for Scientist" "Great In Science Attend" and more. (see) First report coverage on Nikola Tesla's funeral. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. 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... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 07:55

$88.00
157754

Best BALDWIN HILLS DAM DISASTER Reservoir Break Collapse Flood 1963 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900489681

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 15, 1963 * Baldwin Hills Reservoir dam disaster * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred The banner headline notes: "DAM BURSTS WITH DEATH, DESTRUCTION" with various related subheads and A large photo of what is known as the Baldwin Hills Dam disaster in Los Angeles. Google Wikipedia for further details of the tragedy which killed 5 and destroyed 277 homes. Terrific to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, where the tragedy happened. The complete first section (of 18) with pages 1-26. Nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:50

$57.00
157693

FDR President Franklin D. Roosevelt Death Wash. D.C. FUNERAL 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372093800297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 14, 1945 * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR * Wash. D.C. funeral * World War II - WWII The top of the front page above the masthead is a nice banner headline that reads: "NATION PAUSES TODAY FOR ROOSEVELT FUNERAL" with illustration. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2017 15:29

$44.00
157641

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896854308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1929 * 1st Women's Air Derby begins * "Powder Puff Derby" * Marvel Crosson's crash & death The front page has a three column headline: "GIRL FLIER KILLED, AIR DERBY CRITICIZED" with subheads that include: "Miss Crosson Dies In Fall" "Evidently Leaped at Low Elevation, Parachute Failing to Open" and more. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, minor spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The first Women’s Air Derby during the 1929 National Air Races, commonly known as the “Powder Puff Derby”, was the first official women-only air race in the Unite... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:36

$47.00
157640

STUNT PILOT Barnstormer Charles W. Holman Airplane Crash DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896853613

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1931 * Charles W. Holman killed * Stunt pilot - aerobatics * St. Paul, Minnesota fame The front page has a one column heading: "'SPEED' HOLMAN DIES IN CRASH AFTER DIVE" with 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 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-qua... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:34

$38.00
157634

CHICAGO GANGS WAR Begins James Big Jim Colosimo Assassination 1920 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896847614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1920 * "Diamond Jim" Colosimo, early Chicago mobster * Al Capone comes to Chicago * Gangland war begins Page 2 has an article: "James Colosimo Slain At Restaurant Door" "Chicago Underworld Character Is Shot Dead by an Unknown Person" with various details. This was James "Big Jim" of "Diamond Jim" Colosimo, who was one of the early Chicago mob bosses and the first to organize the various parts of the Chicago crime network. It was he who brought his nephew John "The Fox" Torrio to Chicago from Brooklyn to be his second in command, and Torrio in turn brought his old Brooklyn lieutenant, Al Capone, to Chicago to work as a bartender & bouncer. When Prohibition we... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:22

$75.00
157633

JOSELITO Jose Gomez Ortega Matador Bullfighter Gored Goring DEATH 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896847024

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1920 * Jose Gomez Ortega (Joselito) * Spanish matador death * Bullfighting - Gored Page 17 has one column headings: "ALL SPAIN MOURNS DEATH OF TOREADOR", "Noted Bullfighter Gallito, Killed Sunday Night, Left Fortune of $400,000" First report coverage on the goring and death of famous Spanish matador Jose Gomez Ortega, commonly known as Joselito. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:21

$52.00
157628

ARTHUR FRIEDHEIM Russian Piano Pianist & Franz Liszt Pupil DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896841914

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1932 * Arthur Friedheim death * Concert pianist - piano * Franz Liszt pupil Page 29 has a one column heading: "ARTHUR FRIEDHEIM, PIANIST, DIES AT 72" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Arthur Friedheim, Russian-born concert pianist who was one of Franz Liszt's foremost pupils. 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, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:13

$40.00
157623

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands w/ Print 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896836227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, June, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook death * Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from April, 1779 when after visiting the Hawaiian Islands where Cook met his death, Captain Clerke returned once again to the Northwest in search of a Northwest Passage to the Atlantic. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Arrival At Awatska Bay in Kamtschatka [Kamchatka, far eastern Russia]--Reception at Petropaulowski--Passage... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:02

$155.00
157622

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK Third Voyage Hawaii DEATH and Benjamin Franklin 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896822766

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1780 * Captain James Cook death * Third voyage - HMS Resolution * Benjamin Franklin This magazine was formatted very much like the much more common Gentleman's Magazine but the title page has a great & very detailed engraving of the skyline of London. The most notable content would be a report near the back concerning Captain James Cooks third voyage, and with good detail on the death of Cook. One portion includes: "...The islanders became every day more bold...their inclination for theft which went so far as to steal one of his boats. Captain Cook...advanced towards a large body...and accosted their chief...Indians begun then to be enraged...th... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:40

$96.00
157614

Yankee Union Civil War General GEORGE H. THOMAS Death 1870 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896817843

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1870 * General George Henry Thomas The front page has an article headed: "Death of Major-General George H. Thomas in California" "Gen. Thomas" and more. (see) More inside. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:31

$37.00
157613

PIETRO GASPARRI Roman Catholic Cardinal & Diplomat DEATH 1934 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372089736272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1934 * Pietro Gasparri death * Roman Catholic cardinal The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "CARDINAL GASPARRI DIES AT AGE OF 82" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Pietro Gasparri, Roman Catholic cardinal in the Roman Curia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light even toning, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:30

$38.00
157580

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895968198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 25, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? See the photos for the nice graphic presentations of a presidential funeral. Perhaps this is not surprising, because Garfield was from Cuyahoga County, the county of Cleveland, making this essentially his "hometown" newspaper. The first column has some nice first column heads as well including: "AT REST" "Near The Place That Gave Him Life" "And Among the People He Had Loved So Well" "Lies All That is Mortal of Our Fallen Chief" "His Long Journey Almost Ended" and more. Fine content inside as well, with pages 4 and 5 having nice & large graphics on the funeral, and pages 6 & 7 have in... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:40

$159.00
157439

Gunfighter WYATT EARP Tombstone Arizona O.K. Corral Fame DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891790124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHRONICLE AND NEWS, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Jan. 14, 1929 * Gunfighter Wyatt Earp death * Babe Ruth's wife death The front page has two notable reports. Cone column heads: "WYATT EARP, GUN FIGHTER, OLD TIME SPORTSMAN, DEAD" "Became Famous Because of Alleged 'Raw' Decision in Fitzsimmons-Sharkey Fight". Also 2 column heads: "Tragic Death of 'Babe' Ruth's Estranged Wife Declared 'Accidental' " with subhead (see). Complete in 18 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:33

$170.00
157433

1864 CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Civil War Newspaper GENERAL JOHN HUNT MORGAN DEATH


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891784421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 6, 1864 * Death of John Hunt Morgan * In a Confederate title from it's capital The back page of this issue contains a headline "General Morgan" which begins with "General John H. Morgan has been relieved of the command of the Department of Southwestern Virginia, and he is to be court martialed for going into Kentucky last spring without orders of General Bragg..." and then contains a post-script message "P. S. - Since the above was written, we learn the authentick information was received in this city last night that the enemy attacked Greenville on Sunday, killing General Morgan and capturing all of his staff... So has died one of the noblest Southern sol... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:19

$167.00
157428

LEOPOLD PILICHOWSKI Polish Jewish Realist Painter Artist DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891780372

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1933 * Leopold Pilichowski death * Polish realist painter - Jews The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "PILICHOWSKI DEAD; PROMINENT ARTIST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Leopold Pilichowski, Polish Jewish realist painter. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:11

$38.00
157412

Capt. JOHN OWEN DONALDSON World War I Flying Ace KILLED Stunting 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081606494

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1930 * Captain John Owen Donaldson * World War I flying ace * Airplane stunting death Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Capt. J. O. Donaldson, War Ace and President Of Newark Air Service, Killed in Stunt Flying" (see) First report coverage on the death of World War I flying ace, John Owen Donaldson. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturd... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 11:45

$45.00
157411

Longstreet, Kimball (death), Petersburg - Confederate Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891674025

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 28, 1864 A nice issue from the hotbed of the Confederacy. Much front page war reporting including: "From Gen. Johnston's Army" "Desperate Attack on Our Left" "Enemy Drives Back With Heavy Loss" "Capture of Prisoners" "Yankee General Kimball Killed" "The Operations Before Petersburg" "Yankee Newspaper Correspondents" "Latest Yankee News" "Lt. General Longstreet" and more. The back page is mostly taken up with ads and legal notices. Single sheet, folio size, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2017 11:43

$132.00
157405

Princess Diana Tragic Death Report - with Photos - Original 1997 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081554519

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, Aug. 31, 1997 The headline reads: "Princess Diana Killed" with subhead: "Chased by paparazzi, she and friend die in crash." with small photos of her, Dodi Fayed, and the car (see). The complete first section of 30 pages of what was presumably a much thicker newspaper being a Sunday edition. Very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2017 10:45

$40.00
157369

LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY Artist Designer of Stained Glass DEATH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891182556

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1933 * Louis Comfort Tiffany death * American artist w/ stained glass * Art Nouveau & Aesthetic movements The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "LOUIS C. TIFFANY, NOTED ARTIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Louis Comfort Tiffany, stained glass artist. 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 409 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 & st... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2017 14:45

$43.00
157367

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372080743439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EXPRESS, London, August 31, 1997 (pgs. 1-4, 93-96) * Great to have in a London newspaper The bold, full-banner, 2-line headline reads: "DIANA IS DEAD", with subhead: "Princess and Dodi killed in car smash", with a large photo of the mangled vehicle and supporting text. The inside has additional coverage and photos (see images). Great to have this tragic event in a London newspaper. Included are only pages 1-4 and 93-96, but quite displayable, and in very nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2017 12:59

$60.00
157349

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Pro-Slavery Post Civil War Era 1871 Northern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890533595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, Feb. 4, 1871 * Rare pro-white title A racist newspaper which existed before, during, and after the Civil War. The motto in the masthead: "The Republic of Washington and Jackson--A Union of Co-Equal States, And A White Citizenship." Among the articles: "White & Black--How Divided" "The 'Colored Cadet' " "Woman Suffrage" "The Word 'White' in New Jersey" "Death of To Garrett, the 'Slave Stealer' ". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, tears at margins.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:44

$28.00
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
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
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
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
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
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