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178714

DR. ALLYN KING FOSTER JR. Mysterious Death Nikola Tesla Connection1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392674007216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1942 * Dr. Allyn King Foster Jr. * Mysterious death * Nikola Tesla connection ? Page 19 carries the heading is "Triple Inquiry on in Doctor's Death" with subheads: "Dr. A. K. Foster Jr., Bellevue Patient, Had Fracture of Larynx, Autopsy Shows" "Evidence of Asphyxiation" "He Had Been in Violent Ward Since he Was Found Dazed in Street a Week Ago". Dr. Allyn King Foster was an assistant to Nikola Tesla. Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2020 15:12

$52.00
178661

DAVID LIVINGSTONE African Explorer FALSE DEATH by Vicious Savages 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392670844962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 3, 1867 * Dr. David Livingstone death ? * African explorer Page 5 under: "Dr. Livingstone's Funeral" "Account of His Death and the Burial of His Body" is an erroneous account on the death of Dr. David Livingstone, the famous explorer. Livingstone actually died in 1873. The report suggests he was killed by African savages. Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:18

$35.00
178642

KARL MARX German Socialist Philosopher Communist CORRESPONDENCE 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392670529983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 1, 1853 * Karl Marx - German revolutionary socialist Article begins on pg. 6 and continues for roughly 1.5 columns. The article is titled "The Italian Insurrection-British Politics" which is written by Karl Marx, and is appropriately signed in type: Karl Marx. See images for portion. Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authentic newspaper with an article written by Karl Marx, the communist revolutionary who would become more famous after his death than during his lifetime. Karl spent most of his life in exile, part of which was in London where he joined the Communist League. As noted in the website "The History Guide"... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 09:36

$80.00
178635

KARL MARX German Socialist Philosopher Communist CORRESPONDENCE 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372941073073

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb, 18, 1859 Starting half way through the 1st column on page 6 and continuing for 1 column is: "LOUIS NAPOLEON'S POSITION", which is written by Karl Marx. Although unsigned, it is identified as his writing on the same site - which also prints the text of the article. Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authentic newspaper with an article written by Karl Marx, the communist revolutionary who would become more famous after his death than during his lifetime. Karl spent most of his life in exile, part of which was in London where he joined the Communist League. As noted in the website "The History Guide": "...during the first half of the... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 09:05

$65.00
178633

KARL MARX German Socialist Philosopher Communist CORRESPONDENCE 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392670463443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 6, 1859 Starting near the midpoint of the 2nd column on page 3 and continuing for 1.5 columns is: "THE QUESTION OF THE IONIAN ISLANDS", which is written by Karl Marx. Although unsigned, it is identified as his writing on the same site - which also prints the text of the article. Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authentic newspaper with an article written by Karl Marx, the communist revolutionary who would become more famous after his death than during his lifetime. Karl spent most of his life in exile, part of which was in London where he joined the Communist League. As noted in the website "The History Guide": "...during the... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 08:59

$65.00
178622

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372940271726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1938 * Bernd Rosemeyer killed * German racing driver * Land speed record attempt Page 18 has a one column heading: "Rosemeyer Is Killed In Road Race Smashup". (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 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends March 03, 2020 15:13

$40.00
178620

RMS TITANIC SURVIVOR Socialite Madeleine Fieronte Astor DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669450756

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1940 * Madeleine Fiermonte Astor death (1st report) * American socialite & RMS Titanic survivor The top of page 24 has a one column heading: "MRS. FIERMONTE DEAD IN FLORIDA" with subheads that include: "Survivor Of The Titanic" and more with photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition, some creasing within mentioned report, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 03, 2020 15:12

$42.00
178592

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Tennessee in JACKSON MS Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669087017

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 7, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South. Note that this "Memphis" newspaper was published in Jackson, Mississippi, and also that this is labeled the: "Army Edition" which we have not seen in other issues of this title we have offered. See the information below concerning its history. The front page has various items relating to the on-going Civil War including three: "General Orders", "Arrest The Deserters!" "View of a Northern Radical" "Butler's Outrages in New Orleans" "Battle of Prairie Grove" "Butler's course from a Northern Point of View--A Yankee on Yankee" "Retribution"; a poem titled:... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:17

$337.00
178586

Battle of BATAAN FALLS Allies Surrender to Japanese Japs 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669082106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1942 * Battle of Bataan ending * Allies surrendering to Japanese * Philippines Campaign * World War II - WWII The front page has a five column heading: "JAPANESE FORCES POUND NEW LINE ON BATAAN" with subheads. (see) This Japanese capture would lead to the infamous Bataan Death March. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition. source: USO: The Battle of Bataan ended on April 9, 1942, when Army Major General Edward P. King surrendered to Japanese General Masaharu Homma. About 12,000 Americans and 63,000 Filipinos became prisoners of war. What followed became known as the Bataan Death March — one of the worst atrocitie... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:14

$44.00
178504

ROBERT E. LEE Civil War Confederate General COMMANDER Death 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372926274742

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1870 * Robert E. Lee death * Confederate leader Page 5 has various reporting on the recent death of Confederate General Robert E. Lee under the heading: "The Late Robert E. Lee" Text takes up over a full column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:44

$62.00
178465

CHARLES M. SCHWAB Bethlehem Steel Corporation Magnate DEATH 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372925948041

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDITORIAL SECTION only of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sept. 19, 1939 * Charles M. Schwab death (1st report) * American steel magnate * Bethlehem Steel fame The front page of this section has a one column heading: "CHAS. M. SCHWAB DIES; FOUNDER OF BETHLEHEM STEEL" with subhead and photo. (see) Complete editorial section only with 8 pages, some small archival mends along the last column of the front page, otherwise in nice condition. Some small binding holes along the blank spine.

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:25

$38.00
178412

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON 1st President & General DEATH 1799 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649317152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, Dec. 30, 1799 * George Washington death (1st report) * Historic & Highly sought item Reports on the death of Washington remain among the more desired, and scarce, newspapers of the post-Revolutionary War era. Rarely have we been able to offer a first report: this is one. Page 3 has a report taking over half a column with a black border at the top which begins: "On Wednesday last, we received the melancholy intelligence of the sudden death of our much beloved, and universally lamented fellow citizen, General George Washington. The circumstances of a similar report being current during the last year which proved unfounded, kept the spark, of hope that t... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:32

$1,150.00
178411

King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND London Gazette DEATH Close 1684 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372923663768

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 5, 1684 (note that by today's calendar the year would be 1685) * Charles II of England death close The top of the front page, set in larger-than-normal italic type, is a very timely and significant report on the ill health of the King. Indeed, he would die the day after the publication of this issue, February 6, which would be reported in the next issue of the London Gazette. The full text of the report is shown in the photo below, portions including: "The Lords of His Majesty's most Honorable Privy Council have thought fit...to make known that his Majesty, upon Monday morning last, was seized with a violent Fit that gave great cause to fear the issue of it...and that He will in a f... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:31

$225.00
178364

Naval Heroes JAMES LAWRENCE & Augustus Ludlow FUNERALS Burial 1813 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921424806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Aug. 25, 1813 * James Lawrence & Augustus Ludlow funerals Page 3 has a lengthy report; "Interment Of The Remains of the Naval Heroes, LAWRENCE & LUDLOW", Capt. Lawrence uttering the famous line: "Don't give up the ship!" just before his death. This report takes over 2 columns. Page 2 has another related report on Lawrence & Ludlow as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:40

$45.00
178359

MS ST. LOUIS Jews Jewish Refugees Voyage of the Damned Cuba Coast 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646714079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 4, 1939.. * German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis * Jewish refugees to land in Cuba ? * The Voyage of the Damned - Jews Page 11 has a one column heading: "Cuba May Alter Laws To Allow Jews To Enter" with subhead & small related map. (see) 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 24 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: MS St. Louis was a German ocean liner. In 1939, she set off on a voyage in which her captain, Gustav Schröder, tried to find homes for over 900 Jewish refugees from Germany. Due to countries' immigratio... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:36

$44.00
178356

Abolitionist JOHN BROWN EXECUTION Harper's Ferry WV West Virginia 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921416944

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 5, 1859 * John Brown's execution * Raid on Harper's Ferry, West Virginia A great issue concerning the John Brown/Harper's Ferry affair, with over half of page 5 taken up with related content. The top of a column has: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" with subheads including: "John Brown's Remains" "The Execution of Capt. Brown" with details; "The Execution on Friday Last" "Incidents Connected with the Execution" and "Arrival of Mrs. Brown" (minor chip at a bottom margin effects a few words). Related content carries over to the back page with subheads: "Letters From John Brown" "Affairs at Charlestown" "The Martyr's Death & The Martyr's Triumph" "The Execution" and more. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:34

$78.00
178325

TEXAS GUINAN Queen of the Night Clubs Prohibition Speakeasy DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392642998260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Nov. 6, 1933 * Texas Guinan death (1st report) * "Queen of the night clubs" - actress * Prohibition era speakeasy fame The front page has a one column heading: "Tex Guinan's Death Symbolizes Dying Era" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:21

$42.00
178323

Great LAST PUBLIC EXECUTION Owensboro KY Infamous Hanging PHOTO 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372918025203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, August 14, 1936 * Rainey Bethea's famous hanging photo * Last public execution in America The front page has a infamous photo of the last public execution in the United States. This photo measures 10 x 5 1/2 inches and has the heading: "Death Makes a Holiday in Kentucky and Wirephoto Catches the Gruesome Carnival" with brief text underneath. This photo was published on the same day of the execution in this Detroit newspaper, rare as such. Complete with 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Rainey Bethea was the last person publicly executed in the United States. Bethea, who confessed to the rape and murder of a 70-year-old woman named Lischia Edwards, was convicted of her rape ... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:21

$68.00
178322

GERTRUDE B. KELLY Women's Woman Right Feminist Movement DEATH 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392642996992

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1934 * Gertrude B. Kelly death * Women's rights feminist The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "GERTRUDE B. KELLY, SURGEON, 72, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Gertrude B. Kelly, women's rights advocate. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:20

$42.00
178220

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Death - Stevie Wonder - Hair 1969 Village Voice Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915322029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, April 11, 1968 As most might be aware "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public discourse a tradition it maintained throughout its 60+ year history. This issue has many pages and articles concerning the death & funeral of Martin Luther King. Additionally, there are 3 items concerning "Little Stevie Wonder", one noting he is dropping the "Little" now that he recently turned 18 years of age. And of special interesting is an ad for the: "Preview Tonite" HAIR" The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" off Broadway at the Biltmore Theatre. Com... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:09

$68.00
178193

Magnate WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST Publisher Yellow Journalism DEATH 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392638673751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS--EXTRA, Los Angeles, Aug. 14, 1951 * William Randolph Hearst Death * Newspaper and Magazine Guru A bold, banner headline above the masthead: "WM. RANDOLPH HEARST, GREAT PUBLISHER, DIES" with a subhead: "Failing Health Ends Career At Age of 88" with a photo of him. All ftpg. columns are black-bordered. This was a Hearst newspaper so nice to have this report in one of his publications. The complete first section (of 3) with pages 1-12, light toning at the fold, good condition.

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:06

$152.00
178068

ADOLPH HITLER Becomes Dictator of Germany HINDENBURG Death 1934 Newspaper NAZIS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906567049

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill): “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 2, 1934 * Germany President Paul Von Hindenburg death * Adolph Hitler becomes dictator * Nazis begin climb to full power of Germany A great banner headline announces: "HINDENBURG TAKEN BY DEATH" with one column heads: "Hitler Assumes Presidency Of German Nation" "Long Illness Fatal To Aged Leader". The article takes a full column & carries over to page 2 where are additional reports concerning Hindenburg. The back page fe... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:01

$65.00
178067

ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Rye House Plot Advertisement 1683 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906566394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 20, 1683 * Charles II of England - Algernon Sidney execution * Assassination plot book advertisement The reverse has an advertisement for the printing of a book about Algernon Sydney, the famous English politician and political theorist, and opponent of absolute monarchies. Sydney ultimately became involved in a plot to assassinate King Charles II. He was later indicted for treason, found guilty and executed. The ad begins: "The Arraignment, Tryal and Condemnation of Algernon Sidney, Esq. for High-Treason for conspiring the death of the King & intending to raise rebellion in this Kingdom..." with a bit more. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nic... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:00

$39.00
177997

Aviator CHARLES LINDBERGH Atlantic Ocean Solo Flight Fame DEATH 1974 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903799505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, Aug. 27, 1974 * Charles Lindbergh death (1st report) The front page has a banner headline: "'Lone Eagle' Lindbergh dies at age 72" with 2 related photos. Lengthy text continues on page 6 with another photo Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:58

$42.00
177994

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES JR. Supreme Court of the United States DEATH1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626920716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass. March 6, 1935 * Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. death (1st report) * Supreme Court of the United States * Associate Justice The top of the front page has a two column illustration of Holmes with heading: "DEATH COMES TO OLIVER WENDALL HOLMES, JR., AT AN EARLY HOUR THIS MORNING" (see). Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:57

$45.00
177987

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral BURIAL Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626913713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's burial * Springfield, Illinois funeral All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recent death of Abraham Lincoln with front page column heads including 'THE ASSASSINATION" "What the Government Can Prove" "A Crushing "Weight of Evidence" "Starling Developments to be Made!" "The Canadian Assassins" "OUR DEAD PRESIDENT" "Conclusion of Bishop Simpson's Address" "Scenes & Incidents" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:50

$78.00
177985

PARSON WEEMS George Washington Biography BOOK Advertisement 1803 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903795010

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 21, 1803 * Parson Weems book advertisement * President George Washington biography The top of the back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington." Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first biography of George Washington immediately after his death. He was the source of some of the apocryphal stories about Washington. The tale of the cherry tree ("I cannot tell a lie, I did it with my little hatchet") is included in the fifth edition of The Life of Washingt... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:47

$30.00
177984

COCOANUT GROVE Boston MA Worst Nightclub FIRE w/ Photos 1942 WWII Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903794565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 30, 1942 * Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire * Worst nighclub disaster in U.S. history * 492 would be the total dead - PHOTOS The front page has a three column headline: "BOSTON FIRE DEATH TOLL 440; NIGHT CLUB HOLOCAUST LAID TO BUS BOY'S LIGHTED MATCH" with subheads that include: "Throng Seared by Flame In Spread of 15 Seconds" "Many More Dying" "Bodies Heaped At Exits" and more. Much more on pages 12 & 13 with great photos of the disaster. Always nice to have notable events reported in this venerable newspaper. Complete in 40 pages, a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:47

$78.00
177962

FRANK NITTI Al "Scarface" Capone's Henchman SUICIDE Death 1943 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392616958830

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 21, 1943 * Frank Nitti suicide death * Al "Scarface" Capone henchman - gangsters * Best title to be had - rare as such Page 3 has additional reporting on the suicide death of Frank Nitti with a one column heading: "FBI Hunts New Clews Bearing On Nitti Suicide" with subhead and more with two related photos. Great to have in this famous Chicago publication, very rare as such. Complete with all 40+ pages, some archival mending on a few inside pages including the one with the Nitti reporting, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:11

$62.00
177958

Best LUCILLE BALL "I Love Lucy" Television Comedy Actress DEATH 1989 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897566521

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 26, 1989 * Lucille Ball death (1st report) * Actress - comedienne - model * "I Love Lucy" television sitcom * Best title to be had - rare as such * Early, same day headline & report The front page has a nice banner headline: "Lucille Ball Dies at 77; The Whole World Loved Lucy During TV's Golden Age" with subhead and two related photos. A few more on page 2. Terrific to have this report in a L.A. newspaper, home of the television/film industries, home to Lucy Ball, and the city where she died. First section only with pages 1-8, nice condition. Nice for display.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:09

$182.00
177922

HARRY S. TRUMAN 33rd President of the United States DEATH 1972 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392615087554

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York, December 27, 1972 * Death of President Harry Truman Full front page banner headline that reads "TRUMAN DIES", with a picture of his daughter Margaret and his wife Bess. This issue also includes the following front page coverage: "And The Nation Mourns", "Bombing Resumes; Hanoi Evacuated", and much more inside! This is the complete issue, tabloid size, nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 12:50

$32.00
177869

MOUNT RUSHMORE National Memorial Black Hills South Dakota COMPLETED 1942 Photo


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609850980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old rotogravure: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION only of the New York Times, Nov. 2, 1942 * Mount Rushmore National Memorial * Black Hills - Keystone, South Dakota * Construction ends on mountainside Page 5 of this section has a photo of Mount Rushmore with heading: "HEROIC HEADS" with text that begins with: "Complete at last, the gigantic heads of Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Lincoln...." (see) The construction ended just 2 days prior of the date of this issue. Complete rotogravure section only with 6 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Peter Norbeck, the US Senator from South Dakota, sponsored the project and secured federal funding. Construction began in 1927, and the presidents' faces were completed ... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:04

$40.00
177857

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets NCAA College Football 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609845226

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, November 27, 1932 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame upset * Loads of text w/ two photos The front page of this section has a very nice banner headline: "NOTRE DAME WHIPS ARMY, 21-0, BEFORE 80,000" with subheads. Nice for display. Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3 with two related photos, lineups and stats. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. This was the second season without Knute Rockne on the sidelines after his death. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:54

$47.00
177838

FRANK J. SPRAGUE "Father of Electric Traction" Inventor DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892615748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1934 * Frank J. Sprague death * "Father of Electric Traction" The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "F. J. SPRAGUE DIES; TRACTION PIONEER" with subhead and photo. (See) First report coverage of the death of Frank J. Sprague, inventor who contributed to the development of the electric motor, railways & elevators. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:42

$47.00
177825

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC White Star Line Ocean Liner Steamer 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891514360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1873 * Wreck of the RMS Atlantic (1st report) * Ocean Steamer - North American coast Over half of the front page contains the first report of this infamous marine disaster off the coast of Nova Scotia. The wreck of the ocean steamer Atlantic on a rock, about fifty yards from Meagher's Island, in the County of Halifax on the 1st April, 1873, will long be remembered as one of the most disastrous wrecks on the North American coast. Not only was the vessel and nearly all the cargo a total loss, but 545 people died, many with scarcely a moment's warning. See the photos for portions of the report. Twelve pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:17

$61.00
177735

Best MARY PICKFORD Hollywood Film Movie Actress Producer DEATH 1979 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598215026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 30, 1979 * Mary Pickford death (1st report) * Canadian-American film movie actress * "America's Sweetheart" "Girl with the Curls" * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has a two column heading: "Mary Pickford IS Dead at 86" which includes four related photos. (see) Known in her prime as "America's Sweetheart"and the "girl with the curls", Pickford was one of the pioneers in early Hollywood. Pickford was one of the most popular actresses of the 1910s and 1920s, earning the nickname "Queen of the Movies". Great to have this report not only in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry, but from the city where she lived & died. The complete first section with pages 1-30, very nice, cl... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:18

$97.00
177699

Best JEAN HARLOW The Blonde Bombshell Actress DEATH 1937 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596717157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING NEWS, EXTRA, Los Angeles, California, June 8, 1937 * Actress Jean Harlow death * 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell * From the home of Hollywood (very rare) Perhaps one of the very best newspapers to have on the death of famed actress Jean Harlow from the golden age of Hollywood, with the front page banner headline in large letters announcing: "HARLOW DIES!" with subhead: "Famed film queen succumbs after short illness" and nice photo. (see) This is a very early report on the same day of her death. Nice for display. Great to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, the home of the entertainment industry & the city where she lived and died. Complete issue with all 28 pages, large tabloid size that measu... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:21

$435.00
177696

Matador MANOLETE Bullfighting KILLED Gored by Bull 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596714458

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 30, 1947 * Manolete gored and killed - bullfighter * Manual Laureano Rodriguez Sanchez * Miura bull Islero - bullfighting Page 7 has a two column heading: "Manolete, 30, Dies After Goring by Bull; All Spain Mourns Her Greatest Matador" with photo of Manolete. (see) First report coverage on the goring and death of Spain's most famous bullfighter, Manolete. See images for text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to re... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:19

$62.00
177690

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Post Murder Interview w/ WIDOW Wife 1882 Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596702009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 28, 1882 * re. Outlaw Jesse James death * Interview with bandit's wife Page 8 has a great article taking over a full column headed: "JESSE JAMES' WIDOW" "An Interview With the Lady on Matters Concerning the Outlaws" "Frank James' Whereabouts--An Effort to Secure His Pardon--How He Counseled His Brother's Widow--Jesse's Boy Attempts to Shoot a Lawyer". Several subheads throughout the text as well. Terrific content--see the photos. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:10

$71.00
177686

Best THOMAS NAST Editorial Cartoonist Caricaturist Photo w/ DEATH 1902 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372882411499

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 20, 1902 * Death of Thomas Nast * Caricaturist- cartoonist * Best title to be had ? The entire front page is a photo of Thomas Nast, the great American cartoonist. A related article is inside which includes a rare illustration of himself. Other prints include: "The Arrival of Admiral Dewey in the Caribbean Sea" "Will Marconi Show us How to Talk Around the World?" "Modern Dairy Farms" "On the Slope of the Jungfrau" and more. Great to have this report in Harper's Weekly, the prime periodical for whom he worked for so many years and which printed his most famous illustrations. Complete in 38 pages, disbound, very nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:07

$59.00
177593

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392593473251

Colonial currency: Pennsylvania, three pence note dated April 10, 1777. A decorative border plus an engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms along with the text. The reverse has: "To counterfeit is DEATH" along with "Three Pence, Philadelphia, printed by John Dunlap" and the year 1777. John Dunlap was also the printer of the Declaration of Independence. One signature, measures 2 1/4 by 2 3/4 inches, various rubbing more so on the reverse.

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Ends January 17, 2020 15:07

$137.00
177562

CALVIN COOLIDGE 30th President of United States DEATH w/ Photo 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879116122

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLDWATER DAILY REPORTER, Michigan, Jan. 5, 1933 * President Calvin Coolidge death (1st report) * 30th president of the United States of America The banner headline above the masthead announces: "CALVIN COOLIDGE DIES" with another headline: "Ex-President Found Dead Shortly After Noon" with more, including a photo of him. Complete in 6 pages, binding slits at the blank spine, otherwise good condition.

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:33

$47.00
177559

DEBBIE REYNOLDS & Eddie Fisher - Elizabeth Taylor Affair SCANDAL 1958 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879115169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 11, 1958 * Debbie Reynolds & Eddie Fisher split * Elizabeth Taylor affair scandal * Best title to be had ? rare The front page has a great banner headline: "EDDIE, DEBBIE SEPARATE; LIZ TELLS OWN STORY" with subheads and related photo. (See) Another photo inside. (see) Great to have from the home of the entertainment industry. Rare as such. Complete 1st section only with 30 pages, light toning at the central fold and margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Debbie Reynolds was married three times. Her first marriage was to singer Eddie Fisher in 1955. They became the parents of Carrie (1956–2016) and Todd Fisher (1958). The couple divorced in 1959 when it was revealed shortly after... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:31

$68.00
177558

Best SIRHAN SIRHAN Robert F. Kennedy Assassination DEATH PENALTY 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879113863

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, April 23, 1969 * Sirhan Bishara Sirhan gets death penalty * Robert F. Kennedy assassination The front page has a great banner headline: "SIRHAN: DEATH" with subhead. Nice to have in a Los Angeles publication, rare as such. Complete 1st section only with pages 1-22, small archival mend on p age 2, generally very nice.

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:28

$38.00
177513

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586497040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 9, 1767 * Early Southern America report (currently spelled Gloucester) The ftpg. has most of the first column taken up with details of the funeral of the Duke of York & Albany, younger bother to King George III. He died in Monaco while on a trip but was buried in Westminster Abbey. Pages 2 & 3 contains letter from Charleston, one bit noting: "...I must then tell you we are all running made as fast as we can & seem to vie with each other in giving proofs of our disaffection to the British government...". This details on plans to destroy any ship what would arrive a a port out of respect for the non-importation agreement. Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring e... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:21

$43.00
177474

Historic & Rare GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Medieval City Conflagration 1666 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874803126

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, September 3, 1666 * The Great London Fire issue (historic) This issue certainly ranks as one of the premiere issues of all 17th century newspapers, announcing one of the most tragic events of the period. This issue was published during the outbreak of what would be known as the Great London Fire, which destroyed much of the city of London. Since it was an early report, the article is found at the bottom of the back page of this single sheet issue, beginning with the dateline: "London, Sept. 2 About two o'clock this morning a sudden and lamentable fire brake out in this City which continues still with great violence, and hath already burnt down to the ground many houses thereabouts..." with further... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:14

$8,750.00
177472

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Ford's Theatre John Wilkes Booth ASSASSINATION in 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586188547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PEORIA DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Illinois, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Actor John Wilkes Booth * Ford's Theatre play Although 2 days after most newspapers reported the assassination, this page 2 account of all the news reads just like a first report. The 2nd column has a nice stack of heads including: "HORRIBLE TRAGEDY!" "ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN!" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward!" "He Is Stabbed in the Neck Three Times!" "The Assassins Escape!" "The Country Terribly Excited!" "The Assassins Known and Described!" "Various Reports Concerning The Terrible Event" "The President's Death-Bed" "and more. Almost the entirety of pg. 2 is taken up with related news items concerning th... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:14

$380.00
177452

Best CHARLIE CHAPLIN "The Tramp" Film Actor Comedian DEATH 1977 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586174461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 26, 1977 * Actor comedian Charlie Chaplin death (1st report) * Silent film - movie era icon - "The Tramp" * Best title to be had ? The front page has a two column heading: "Charlie Chaplin, 88, the 'Little Tramp,' Dies in Sleep" with subhead and 3 related photos. (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 34 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:03

$178.00
177406

WILL ROGERS & Wiley Post Airplane CRASH Deaths w/ Photos 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372873384675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 17, 1935 * Will Rogers airplane crash death * Aviator Wiley Post (1st report) The front page has a terrific banner headline: "WILL ROGERS AND POST KILLED IN PLANE CRASH" with subheads and photo of the two. Nice for display. Much more on the following pages with photos. Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, minor rubbing along central fold, nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2020 08:10

$88.00
177332

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870044106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 12, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of a ftpg. column has heads: "HITE'S CONFESSION" "The Story of the Winston Robbery and Other Crimes" "Liddell's Testimony Corroborated--Frank James Was One of the Party--McMillan's Death". This was the murder trial of Frank James, Jesse's brother, and Dick Liddil was one of the gang. This article takes almost the entire column. Twelve pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:11

$47.00
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