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163263

IRENE FENWICK Silent Film Actress Lionel Barrymore Wife DEATH 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286160125

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1936 * Irene Fenwick death * Stage & silent film actress * Wife of Lionel Barrymore The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "IRENE FENWICK, ACTRESS, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:12

$38.00
163261

MARTIN Farmer BURNS Death Pro Catch WRESTLING Frank Gotch Mentor 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286158867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1937 * Martin "Farmer" Burns death (1st report) * Catch wrestler - professional wrestling * Mentor of Frank Gotch Page 17 has small one column headings: "Farmer Burns Dead; Ex-Wrestling Star" "Champion, 1895-98, Took Part in 6,000 Matches-Developed and Managed Frank Gotch" (see) First report coverage on the death of famous catch wrestling champion, Martin "Farmer" Burns. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscr... See More  

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:10

$34.00
163237

Historic JACKIE ROBINSON Breaks Color Barrier MLB Baseball Debut 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372283572159

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 16, 1947 * Jackie Robinson breaks racial barrier * 1st regular season baseball game * Texas City disaster (1st report) Page 7 has the historic report of Jackie Robinson's first Major League regular season game. The brief note includes: "Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn's Negro first baseman, and the first of his race to reach the majors since 1884, failed to get a hit... but his sacrifice-error play... set up the tying and winning runs." The front page has a dramatic banner headline, "EXPLOSIONS RIP TEXAS CITY", with subheads. The front page also has a one column head: "Nazi Hanged At Osweicim" being a report of the execution of Rud... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:26

$117.00
163235

PRE PEARL HARBOR Japanese Aircraft Attack World War II Tensions 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024442279

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 30, 1941 * Pre Pearl Harbor attack on America * Tensions with Japan increasing Several interesting items in this issue just one week before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The front page has: "...Tojo Would 'Purge' Orient Of U.S..." with a subhead: "Japanese Asserts East Must End Exploitation 'With Vengeance' ""War Threatened if U.S. Uses Air Convoys--Premier to Rally People Today". Page 11 has: "War Declaration Urged" "Cornell Professors Favor It in First Returns of Poll". Pg. 16 has: "Crisis In East Laid to 'Misled' Japan" and "Scholar From Orient Sees Japan 'Bluffing' " "Pierre Laurin Says She Would Lose War With U.S. and Britain" and pg. 24 has: "Tokyo Oil Need Outline... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:19

$63.00
163220

ROSE GRUENING Jewish Settlement Camp at Cornwall NY Founder DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372282731881

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1934 * Jewish settlement founder Rose Gruening death * Camp Moodna, Mountainville, New York The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "'GRAND ST. ANGEL' IS DEAD AT CAMP" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Rose Gruening, founder of the Camp Moodna at Mountainville, New York. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:41

$37.00
163131

Rare CONFEDERATE COLUMBIA SC South Carolina Jeff. Davis 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022059195

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY SOUTH CAROLINIAN, Columbia, May 3, 1864 * Very rare Civil War title A very scarce title from the Confederacy. Page 2 has an editorial headed: “Extortioners As Soldiers” and also: “War News” which has a variety of reports & subheads including: “Fight In East Tennessee” “Good Reports From Mississippi” “Important Proclamation” which begins: “Lieut. Gen. Polk has issued an important proclamation to all the soldiers in his department absent from their commands without leave. He offers pardon to all who will report for duty within ten days…” (see); “Cavalry Fight at Ringgold Gap”. Also: “From... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:28

$275.00
163115

RAY CHAPMAN Cleveland Indians Fractured Skull Baseball DEATH 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372280990833

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1920 * Ray Chapman skull fracture death * Cleveland Indians * Only MLB baseball fatality Page 14 has a one column heading: "RAY CHAPMAN DIES; MAYS EXONERATED" with subheads (see) Ray Chapman is the 1st and only baseball player to be killed as a result of a major league baseball game. 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 32 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular and close cut along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:08

$56.00
137774

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391307579872

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1937 * Thomas Garrigue Masaryk death * Czechoslovakia founder & 1st President Page 23 has a two column heading: "Czechs Bowed by Masaryk Death; Special Parliament Session Called" with subhead. (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 rather than individuals were the primary sub... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 13:05

$42.00
163082

Very Rare PIOCHE NV Lincoln County Nevada OLD WEST Gunfights Fame 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372279849573

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY JOURNAL, Pioche, Nevada, Sept. 26, 1875 * Wild Old West original * Known for gunfights * Silver mining town The first settlement of the area was in 1864 with the opening of a silver mine, but it was abandoned when Indians launched a series of raids and massacres. It was resettled in 1868 and François Pioche bought the town in 1869. By the early 1870s, it had grown to become one of the most important silver-mining towns in Nevada. Because of the remoteness which allowed Indian raids to occur, the town had a reputation for being one of the roughest towns in the Old West. Local lore says 72 men were killed in gunfights before the first natural death occurred in the camp. This le... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:10

$76.00
163080

EDDIE PLANK Philadelphia Athletics Hall of Fame Pitcher DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372279845677

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 25, 1926 * Eddie Plank "Gettysburg Eddie" death * Hall of Fame pitcher - Philadelphia Athletics One column headings on page 21 announce: "Eddie Plank Dies; Was Noted Pitcher" "Star Left-hander of Connie Mack's Champion Athletics Succumbs to Paralytic Stroke" "To Be Buried Near Matty" "Passed Away 4 Months After Death of Famous Right-hander--Funeral Services Same Day of Week" (see) Complete with all 48 pages, light even toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:04

$44.00
163074

EDWARD GERMAN English Musician & Composer Comic Opera DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392021211605

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 12, 1936 * Edward German death * English musician & composer * Comic opera - incidental music The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "EDWARD GERMAN, COMPOSER, 74, DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Edward German, English Musician and Composer of Welsh descent. 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, 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 & s... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2018 13:56

$37.00
163037

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Extermination Polish Jews NAZIS Atrocities 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019301469

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.”. Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1943 * Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time * Nazi-occupied Poland exterminations * Benito Mussolini ousted The top of the page 9 has one column headings: "POLISH EXECUTIONS PUT AT 3,200.000" "Wiadyslaw Banaczyk Draws Gruesome Picture of Nazis' Extermination Methods", "Children Kicked To Death" and "Minister Details Gassing of Adults--Sees Reich Aim at Ethnographic Defense Line". See ima... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 15:24

$72.00
163028

GEORGE WASHINGTON 2nd Presidential State of the Union Address 1790 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019057176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, December, 1790 * President George Washington * 2nd State of the Union Address The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted in the title/contents page. Among the articles are: "Account of the Moravian Settlement at Bethlehem in Pennsylvania" which takes over a full page; "The Family Economy & Employments of the Gypsies" "Chinese Letter" "Classical Allusions to America Considered" "On Evil Invisible Beings" "Geographical Description of Bachelor's Island" "Curious Particulars Concerning the Inhabitants of the Island of Sumatra" "Remarks on the English Language, by Noah Webster" and much more. But certainly the most nota... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 10:12

$285.00
162909

CHAPPAQUIDDICK INCIDENT Mary Jo Kopechne & Senator Ted Kennedy 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372274695077

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas, July 23, 1969 * Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne * Chappaquiddick Island incident * re. Apollo 11 Moon landing The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Ted's Driving Permit Lifted in Death Probe". (see) Complete with all 22 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 10, 2018 15:11

$33.00
162886

IRVING THALBERG "Boy Wonder" Hollywood Film Movie Producer DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392016483549

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1936 * Irving Thalberg death * "The Boy Wonder" * Film - movie producer The top of page 29 has a one column heading: "I. G. THALBERG DIES; FILM PRODUCER, 37" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Irving Thalberg, Hollywood film producer. 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 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present.... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2018 15:19

$38.00
162879

BASIL ZAHAROFFF "Merchant of Death" Greek Weapons Dealer DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372273780518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 28, 1936 * Basil Zaharoff death * "Merchant of death" * Greek arms dealer The front page has a one column heading: "ZAHAROFF IS DEAD; STILL A 'MYSTERY'" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Basil Zaharoff, Greek arms dealer and industrialists. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2018 15:10

$38.00
162829

NIKITA BALIEFF Jewish Armenian Stage Actor Director Writer DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372271082545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 4, 1936 * Nikita Balieff death (1st report) * Jewish Russian Armenian The top of page 19 has a photo with one column heading: "NIKITA BALIEFF, 59, STAGE FIGURE, DIES" with subheads. (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, 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 th... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2018 15:26

$37.00
162738

SS TUSCANIA United States army Troops SUNK German Sub Torpedo 1918 WWI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372268930364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 9, 1918 * SS Tuscania sunk * German submarine torpedo The top of the front page has a three column headline: "TUSCANIA'S DEATH LIST NOW PUT AT 166; 126 SOLDIERS' BODIES ARE RECOVERED; 23 MORE OF OUT MEN REPORTED MISSING" with many subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, nice condition . wikipedia notes: The SS Tuscania was a luxury liner of the Cunard subsidiary Anchor Line, named after a town in Italy. She was torpedoed in 1918 by the German U-boat UB-77 while carrying American troops to Europe and sank with a loss of 210 lives.

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Ends May 04, 2018 15:06

$40.00
162680

HELEN KELLER Teacher & Life Companion Anne Sullivan Macy DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012041262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1936 * Anne Sullivan Macy death (1st report) * Teacher and companion of Helen Keller Page 27 has one column headings that include: "MRS. MACY IS DEAD; AIDED MISS KELLER" "Teacher and Famous Blind and Deaf Pupil Associated Since They Met in 1887" and more with photo of Macy. (see) First report coverage the death of Annie Sullivan, companion of Helen Keller. Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns. My guess is that the New York Times would be one of the very few publications to report this. 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 percen... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2018 15:34

$52.00
162676

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012039275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, 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 heading with photo: "Justice Holmes Succumbs To Pneumonia at Age of 93" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with more photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscri... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2018 15:30

$47.00
162675

FRANCIS P. DUFFY Catholic Priest "Fighting 69th" Chaplain DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012037989

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1932 * Francis D. Duffy death * 69th Infantry Regiment * Duffy Square - Times Square The front page has a one column heading: "FATHER DUFFY DEAD; WON FAME IN WAR" with subheads. First report coverage on the death of Francis P. Duffy, Canadian American soldier, Roman Catholic priest and military chaplain. Probably only reported in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions ... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2018 15:27

$50.00
162674

HARLEY-DAVIDSON Motorcycle Company Founder William A. DEATH 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372266847622

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1937 * Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company * Death of co-founder William Davidson Page 23 has one column headings: "WILLIAM DAVIDSON, MOTORCYCLE MAKER" "Harley-Davidson Vice President and a Veteran in His Field Dead in Milwaukee" "INVENTED MACHINE IN 1903" "One of 3 Brothers Who Joined a Chum in Enterprise That Started in Small Shed" First report coverage on the death of one of the original founders of the famed Harley Davidson Mortorcycle Company. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. My guess is that the New York Times may be one of the very few papers that had coverage of Davidson's death. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pa... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2018 15:27

$87.00
162673

MS ST. LOUIS German Ocean Liner JEWISH Refugees Escape Nazis JEWS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012028916

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 6, 1939.. * German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis * Jewish refugees are refused in Cuba * "Voyage of the Damned" - Jews The front page has a two column heading: "Wandering Liner Allowed To Land 907 Jews in Cuba" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally goo.d wikipedia notes: The MS St. Louis was a German ocean liner most notable for a single voyage in 1939, in which its captain, Gustav Schröder, tried to find homes for 908 Jewish refugees from Germany. After they were denied entry to Cuba, Canada, and the United States, the refugees were... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2018 15:08

$40.00
162668

GEORGE S. PATTON World War II U.S. Army General Day of Death 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372266830368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1945 * General George S. Patton day of death * Post World War II reports The front page has a one column heading: "Patton Contracts Infection" (see) Patton would die on this day. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On December 9, 1945, Patton was severely injured in a road accident. He and his chief of staff, Major General Hobart R. "Hap" Gay, were on a day trip to hunt pheasants in the country outside Mannheim. Their 1938 Cadillac Model 75 was driven by Private First Class Horace Woodring (1926–2003), with Patton... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2018 15:05

$38.00
162662

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Killed by Robert Ford Brothers 1882 Memphis TN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372266826432

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, April 6, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James killed * Robert & Charles Ford The front page has an uncommonly nice report concerning the death of the notorious Jesse James, taking about half a column with very nice heads: "THE DEAD BANDIT" "Removing the Remains of Jesse James to the Grave" "The Ford Boys Becoming Anxious as to Their Fate" (see for the full report). Four pages of large folio size, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends May 02, 2018 14:59

$157.00
162604

HARRY HOUDINI Magician Escape Artist Appendicitis NEAR DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392009674470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1926 * Harry Houdini near death * Magic - magician - escape artist Page 27 has a somewhat discrete article headed: "Give Houdini New Serum" with subhead. See image for text here. He would die four days later (Halloween). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 56 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:12

$38.00
162573

CHARLES WEBSTER HAWTHORNE American Portrait & Genre Painter DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372261999322

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, November 30, 1930 * Charles Webster Hawthorne death * American portrait and genre painter * Cape Cod School of Art founder Page 9 of this section has a one column heading: "C. W. HAWTHORNE, NOTED ARTIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles Webster Hawthorne. Other news throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 22 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2018 15:06

$34.00
162550

ANDREW CARNEGIE U.S. Steel Founder & Philanthropist DEATH 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372260800804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 12, 1919 * Andrew Carnegie death (1st report) * Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Steel The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ANDREW CARNEGIE DIES OF PNEUMONIA IN HIS 84TH YEAR" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with illustration of Carnegie. (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 28 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 26, 2018 15:36

$52.00
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 April 26, 2018 15:36

$47.00
162487

EMMA LAZARUS Poet Writer Statue of Liberty Pedestal Sonnet DEATH 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256527607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 20, 1887 * Emma Lazarus death * American poet - writer * Statue of Liberty fame The back page has over half a column headed: "Emma Lazarus" "Death of An America Poet of Uncommon Talent". Although not a name known by all, one of her works is known by almost all, as she wrote the poem which appears at the base of the Statue of Liberty, "The New Colossus" which includes the memorable words: "...Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore...". Complete in 16 pages, some older mends to some pages but not on the noted page, browned & somewhat fragile with minor margin chipping. Should be handled ca... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2018 15:26

$75.00
162464

MICHAEL COLLINS Irish Free State ASSASSINATION Republican Army 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256476657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1922 * Michael Collins assassination * Irish Republican Army leader * Irish Free State The top of the front page has a three column headline: "IRISH APPALLED AT DEATH OF COLLINS; FELL FIGHTING WITH VICTORY AT HAND; DAIL MEETS SOON TO SEEK NEW LEADER" with many subheads. (see) More on page 3. Coverage on the assassination of IRA leader, Michael Collins. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 32 pages, light toning, irregular with some wear along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends April 22, 2018 14:21

$52.00
162460

MARK TWAIN'S "Becky Thatcher" The Adventures of Tom Sawyer DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256472917

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1928 * Laura Hawkins Frazer death (1st report) * Childhood sweetheart of Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens * "Becky Thatcher" The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Page 23 has a one column heading: "MRS. FRASER DIES; CHUM OF TWAIN" with subheads that include: "The Becky Thatcher of Famous Humorist's Books Succumbs at the Age of 91" and more. (see) First report coverage on the death of Laura Hawkins Frazer, inspiration for Becky Thatcher in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition t... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2018 14:17

$46.00
162406

Best 1963 JOHN F. KENNEDY JFK ASSASSINATION Rare Dallas TX Texas Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372255453254

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963 * From the city where it happened A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smaller photo of Lyndon Johnson. A considerable amount of related news and photos inside as well. Of curious interest--and only to be found in a Dallas newspaper--are two inconspicuous advertisements to be found on facing pages inside. One is for the 'Texas" movie theater, where Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested (... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2018 14:53

$200.00
162375

FORD HUNGER STRIKE Massacre Riot Dearborn Michigan Unemployed 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392004699279

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1932 * Ford Hunger March - massacre - riots * Detroit to Dearborn, Michigan * Unemployed Ford Motor Company workers The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FOUR KILLED IN RIOT AT MAIN FORD PLANT AS 3,000 IDLE FIGHT" 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 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Ford Hunger March, sometimes called the Ford Massacre, was a demonstration of unemployed workers starting in Detroit and ending in Dearborn, Michigan, that took place on March 7, 1932. Th... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2018 15:40

$44.00
162348

HARRY HOUDINI Magician Escape Artist Appendicitis NEAR DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372253610376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1926 * Harry Houdini near death * Magic - magician - escape artist Page 25 has a brief and somewhat discrete article headed: "Houdini Has Restful Day" with subhead. See image for text here. He would die three days later (Halloween). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:39

$38.00
162346

QUEEN VICTORIA DEATH Monarch of Great Britain & Empress of India 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392004052569

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT JOURNAL, January 23, 1901 * Queen Victoria death * U.K. Great Britain and Ireland * Edward VII becomes King The top of the front page has a two column headline: "FUNERAL TO BE HELD AT NIGHT" with subheads and related illustration. Also another two column headline: "EDWARD VII. TAKES THE OATH AS KING" with subheads. (see) Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:37

$39.00
162342

SHERWOOD ANDERSON American Novelist Writer Winesburg Ohio Fame DEATH 1941 News


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1941 * Sherwood Anderson death * American novelist - writer * Winesburg, Ohio fame Page 41 has a one column heading: "ANDERSON IS DEAD, NOTED AUTHOR, 64" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sherwood Anderson, American novelist. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:34

$40.00
162269

Best MARILYN MONROE Hollywood Los Angeles SUICIDE Death Dead 1962 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252641741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, August 6, 1962 * Death of Marilyn Monroe (1st report) * Actress, singer, model and sex symbol See the photo for the terrific front page report, with the two line banner headline: "MARILYN MONROE FOUND DEAD" and also: "Sleeping Pill Overdose Blamed". The front page also features a photo of her. Related subheads include: "Unclad Body of Star Discovered on Bed; Empty Bottle Near" and: "Sad Child, Unhappy Star - Help She Needed to Find Self Eluded Marilyn All Her Life". The report carries over to pages 2, 3 & 4 where are found many photos of her life. Other articles on Marilyn Monroe are on pages 22 and 23. Given that her fame was gained in Los Angeles and she ... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2018 07:59

$740.00
162261

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001573412

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

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:44

$77.00
162255

CHARLES DWIGHT SIGSBEE Captain of USS Maine Blown Up Havana DEATH 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001571731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1923 * Charles Dwight Sigsbee death * USS Maine captain Page 13 has a one column heading: "ADMIRAL SIGSBEE OF THE MAINE DIES" with subheads that include: "Commanded Battleship When She was Blown Up in Havana in 1898" "His Death Sudden At 78" and more with photo of Sigsbee. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles Dwight Sigsbee, captain of the USS Maine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:39

$40.00
162246

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Naval Commander DEATH Poverty ? 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001565080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL ASYLUM & COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, September, 1792 * John Paul Jones death - poverty ? * Revolutionary War naval commander * "Father of the American Navy" This issue begins with a letter from Benjamin Rush concerning the academy at Bordentown, New Jersey, with a lengthy response. Also inside is the continued: "History Of the American Revolution" which takes 7 pages; "Capture of a Fort by a Drunken Sailor" "On The Indian War" & more. There are 12 pages taken up with much detail on: "Proceedings of Congress" . There two letters each signed in type by La Fayette. Near the back is "The Chronicle" which has the latest news of the day. Included is: "The celebrated Paul J... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:29

$76.00
162243

GENERAL WILLIAM HULL Sentenced to Death & James Madison Pardoned 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372250190356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, May 17, 1814 * General William Hull death sentence * Cowardice and neglect of duty * Pardoned by James Madison The front page includes: "Convention For the Exchange of Prisoners" 'Proclamation of Blockade" which takes most of a column & is signed: Alexander Cochrane; "Trial, Sentence, and Pardon of General Hull" for his surrendering of Detroit to the British, which includes: "Sentence - The said brig gen. Wm. Hull to be SHOT to death..." but he was pardoned by the President, signed in type: James Madison (see). Also "Gen. Hull's Address" which carries over to pg. 2 & is signed: William Hull. Other war reports include; "Another Naval Victory" "The Peacock Arrived at Sa... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:26

$46.00
162189

Pharaoh KING TUTANKHAMEN Mummy's Curse ? Earl of Carnarvon DEATH 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392000816863

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., April 5, 1923 * The Earl of Carnarvon death (1st report) * King Tutankhamen Tut - Mummy's curse ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LORD CARNARVON DIES AT CAIRO OF BLOOD POISONING" with subheads and photo of Carnarvon. (see) First report coverage on the death of George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon. This led to the story of the "Curse of Tutankhamun". Complete with 16 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, mainly along the right margin, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 14, 2018 15:19

$52.00
162143

POPE BENEDICT XV Head of the Catholic Church Pontiff DEATH 1922 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372247909541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1922 * Pope Benedict XV death * Head of the Catholic Church The front page has a nice banner headline: "POPE BENEDICT XV. PASSES AWAY EARLY THIS MORNING; LINGERS HOURS AFTER WORLD GETS REPORT OF DEATH; TRIBUTES PAID TO THE PONTIFF BY MEN OF ALL RELIGIONS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy reporting continues on the following pages with photo. Loads of text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section with all 24 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 13, 2018 06:49

$40.00
162133

MAE WEST Actress Arrest & Wall Street's Clarence W. Barron Death 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391999878004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 3, 1928 * Clarence W. Barron death (1st report) * Important Wall Street figure * Mae West arrest The front page has one column headings that include: "CLARENCE W. BARRON, PUBLISHER, IS DEAD" "Head of The Wall St. Journal a Victim of Catarrhal Jaundice at 73 in Battle Creek" "Noted Financial Figure" and more with smaller subheads. Text continues on page 2 with photo of Barron. Page 33 has one column headlines that include: "COURT STAYS POLICE ON MAE WEST PLAY" and more. (see) Coverage on her arrest for participating in a play with a sexual theme. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was pr... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2018 06:31

$42.00
162129

RODMAN WANAMAKER Department Store Magnate Aviation Investor DEATH 1928 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1928 * Rodman Wanamaker death * Department store magnate The top of the front page has a one column heading: "R. WANAMAKER DIES SUDDENLY AT 65 AT ATLANTIC CITY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Rodman Wanamaker, department store magnate. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editi... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2018 15:19

$39.00
162115

Early AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Attorney William H. McSwiggin Murder 1926 Newpsaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372246627911

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1926. * Early Al 'Scarface' Capone * William H.McSwiggin's Death Page 19 has a one column heading: "SAY ALLEGED GUNMAN WAS VILLAGE BOSS" with subhead: "Chicago police Name Forest View for Capone, Sought as Slayer of McSwiggin". (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 11, 2018 15:26

$45.00
162109

Best ELVIS PRESLEY DEATH Memphis TN Tennessee w/ Photos 1977 Old Newspaper RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391998833221

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEMPHIS PRESS-SCIMITAR, Tennessee, August 17, 1977 * The death of Elvis Presley * Great issue from his hometown * Considerable details and photos This 50 page issue has nice headlines which include: "A Lonely Life Ends on Elvis Presley Boulevard" and other related subheads, and includes front page photos of "Elvis last year" and "Elvis in the beginning." The inside has: "The Beginnings of a King", "The King Will Live Forever As Legend of Rock 'n Roll", and "Elvis Dies Quickly at Graceland After Suffering Heart Failure", along with a full page of photos headed: "The Life of a True Legend as Seen Through a Lens." Terrific to have this first report from the city where he died. Bit of minor ... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2018 15:22

$38.00
162101

FRED "KILLER" BURKE Captured & Tim Healy Irish Free State DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391998829721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1931 * Tim Healy (politician) death * Irish nationalist - Irish Free State * Gangster era hitman Fred "Killer" Burke captured * St. Valentine's Day massacre suspect Page 25 has a one column heading: "'TIM' HEALY DIES, IRISH STATESMAN" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Tim Healy, first Governor-General of the Irish Free State. Page 52 has one column headings: "BURKE, ACE OF CRIME, IS CAPTURED ASLEEP" "Killer, Charged With Chicago's St. Valentine Massacre, Is Surrounded in Missouri Farmhouse", "Rushed With Machine Guns" "Fugitive, Who Is Trapped in Bed, Thought His Captors Were Gangsters Seeking Vengeance" with smaller su... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2018 15:15

$40.00
162073

LOUIS MARSHALL Jews Jewish Leader Minorities Advocate DEATH 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391996914378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 12, 1929 * Louis Marshall death (1st report) * Jewish community leader - Judaica * Minorities advocate The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LOUIS MARSHALL DIES ABROAD IN 73D YEAR AFTER A BRAVE FIGHT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. Loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 64 pages, light toning at the margins, minor irregularity along the spine (see), nice condition.

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Ends April 08, 2018 16:14

$45.00
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