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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370983920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 21, 1978 * John Jones & the Peoples Temple * Jonestown - Guyana, South America * Mass suicide & killings The ftpg. has a banner headline: "CULT LEADER ON DRUGS" with a lead-in head: "Son Tells Of Paranoia" with a photo of Stephan Jones, son of the Rev. Jim Jones, head of the Peoples Temple. Also: "Rev. Jones Called Sick, Obsessed". More coverage & more photos on pages 2 and 3 (see). The Rev. Jim Jones was founder and leader of the Peoples Temple, which is best known for the 1978 death of more than 900 Temple members in Jonestown, Guyana along with the deaths of nine other people at a nearby airstrip and in Georgetown. This was the greatest single loss of American ... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:13

$70.00
165161

BATTLE OF SHILOH Pittsburg Landing TN Tennessee & Map 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084207451

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 13, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh * Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee The first column has some nice headlines concerning the battle of Shiloh, including: "The Victory at Pittsburg" "Additional Reports Of The Battle" "Rebel Account of the First Day's Fight" "Beauregard's Official Despatch" "Victory Claimed by the Rebels" "General A. Sidney Johnston's Death Confirmed" "The Battle of Shiloh" and more, with the text taking 2 1/2 columns & is filled by a half column headed: "The Rebels In The Battle". The ftpg. also has a small one column map headed: "Strategical Importance of Huntsville". The balance of the ftpg. has much on the Civil War, with even more on inside pgs. inclu... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:09

$60.00
165155

BUDDY 1st Seeing Eye Guide Dog Morris Frank Service Animal DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370974307

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1938 * "Buddy" death - German Shepherd * 1st ever trained guide dog - seeing eye * Morris Frank's service animal Page 21 has a one column heading: "FIRST DOG TRAINED AS 'SEEING EYE' DIES" with subhead and illustration of "Buddy"". (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, a little staining on the front page, small address stamp in the masthead, generally good.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:02

$42.00
165149

GEORGE S. PATTON World War II U.S. Army General Death BURIAL 1945 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084200108

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1945 * General George S. Patton death burial * Post World War II reports The front page has a one column heading: "GEN. PATTON BURIED WITH HIS SOLDIERS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with a few related photos. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning at the margins, 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 Woodri... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 14:54

$56.00
165052

CONFEDERATE New Orleans LA Louisiana Battle of SHILOH 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363706892

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 16, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee * Rare title from the deep South Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. The front page includes: "What the Morning Journals Say" "The O... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:50

$175.00
165044

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363685992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 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...... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:37

$275.00
164979

JOHN JAY American Statesman Founding Fathers & NY Governor DEATH 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372359003696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 23, 1829 * John Jay death Page 6 has a brief & inconspicuous--yet notable--report of the death of John Jay, the nation's first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: "The venerable John Jay, formerly chief justice of the United States,, etc. died in Westchester county, New York, on Sunday last in the 85th year of his age. The New York papers abound with well merited testimonies of respect to his memory." Included also is the 8 page "Supplementary" issue, so complete in 24 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, good overall condition, but the front page does have a small amount of foxing and lite ink smudging (see images). As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:24

$27.00
164975

(2) HMS VICTORY Royal Navy Ship w/ Sir John Balchen LOST at Sea 1744 Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077828464

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

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:20

$77.00
164963

VAHAN CARDASHIAN Armenian-American Activist Leader & Lawyer DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077823190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1934 * Vahan Cardashian death * Armenian-American leader The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "CARDASHIAN DEAD; ARMENIAN LEADER" with subheads and photo. First report coverage of the death of Vahan Cardashian, Armenian American political activist and lawyer. 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 46 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 sub... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:04

$38.00
164961

LOS ANGELES FLOOD California & George Foster Peabody DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077822629

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES March 5, 1938 * Los Angeles CA flood of 1938 * George Foster Peabody death * American banker & Philanthropist The top of the front page has a three column headline: "82 KNOWN DEAD, 128 MISSING IN CALIFORNIA FLOOD DEBRIS; WIDE AREA STILL ISOLATED" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with 2 related photos. (see) The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "G.F. PEABODY DEAD; PHILANTHROPIST" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:03

$44.00
164956

STEPEHEN DECATUR United States Navy DUEL vs. James Barron KILLED 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077819882

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820 * Stephen Decatur Killed (1st report) * United States Navy commodore * Duel vs. James Barron The ftpg. has an article with small head: "Melancholy Occurrence" which begins: "A duel was fought on Wednesday...between the victor of the Macedonian, Com. Decatur, and com. Barron who commanded the Chesapeake frigate...They fought at 8 paces with pistols---at the first fire both were wounded--com. Decatur through the abdomen of which he died..." with more. Further in the issue is another report with a small head: "Com. Decatur" with has a bit more detail concerning the funeral, etc. Among other reports in this issue are: "Relations with Sp... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:56

$30.00
164953

JOHN JAY American Statesman Death - Pirates Hanged - Slave Ships 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358978181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 30, 1829 * John Jay death * Pirates & slave ships Pages 1 and 2 have an article concerning the death of John Jay with a biography of his life & accomplishments. John Jay was an American diplomat, patriot, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States. Also an article: "Slave Trade" which mentions the capture of ships containing 450 slaves, with much more. Also: "Pirates In A Fair Way" mentions: "...have at last caught some of the pirates...they will be hanged..." with other details. And near the back: "Creek Indians In Georgia... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:52

$32.00
164948

MIGUEL FLETA Spanish Operatic Singer & Tenor Spain DEATH 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077814493

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1938 * Miguel Fleta death (1st report) * Spanish Operatic tenor * Iberian opera singer The top of the front page has a one column picture of Miguel Fleta and heading: "Miguel Fleta, Tenor, One In Opera Here" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:39

$37.00
164917

FRANCIS HOPKINSON & Benjamin Harrison V - Founding Fathers DEATH 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356282340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 18, 1791 * Francis Hopkinson & Benjamin Harrison V deaths * Declaration of Independence signers - Founding Fathers Listed under "Died" on pg. 3 is: "...In Virginia; Hon. Benjamin Harrison, Esq. formerly Govenour of that State..." and "...At Philadelphia, Hon. Francis Hopkinson, Esq. District Judge of the United States, for the State of Pennsylvania. The interests of science and patriotism will long deplore the loss of this valuable citizen..." (see photos). Both of these men were signers of the Declaration of Independence. Page 2 has an interesting item on the derivation of the term "Yankee", as well as a letter headed "Mr. Paine, in his reply to Mr. Burke... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:37

$64.00
164908

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom Death FUNERAL 1820 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076536705

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE of Tuesday, the 8th of February. Dated Friday, Feb. 11, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Funeral - best title to be had ? This is a broadside edition (single sheet printed on one side only) concerning the funeral of King George II of England. The ftpg. announcement is datelined Feb. 10 and notes in part: "All Peers, Bishops, Eldest Sons of Peers...who propose to assist at the interment of His late Most Sacred Majesty King George the Third, of Blessed Memory...are requested to signify their intention..." with more (see). Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:28

$47.00
164892

KID CANN Minneapolis MN Jewish Mobster Gangster ACQUITTED Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076113142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1936 * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a one column heading: "KID CANN ACQUITTED IN LIGGETT MURDER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscr... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:41

$39.00
164889

George BABY FACE NELSON Bank Robber Battle of Barrington KILLED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076103266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Pennsylvania, Nov. 28, 1934 * George Bace Face Nelson killed * Battle of Barrington - Illinois One column headlines on the front page report the death of one of the more notorious outlaws of the gangster era, with: "'BABY FACE' DEAD; KILLS FEDERALS IN HIGHWAY BATTLE" "Samuel Cowley and Herman Hollis Who Put Dillinger Away Are the Victims" "NELSON AVENGES PAL" "Gangsters After Running Fight Escape in Car of Agents--One Wounded" with the report taking a total of about one full column which continues on page 3. Complete in 28 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:22

$115.00
164888

Best MARY BAKER EDDY Church Christ Christian Science Monitor DEATH1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355292601

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Dec. 5, 1910 * Mary Baker Eddy death * Church of Christ, Scientist * Best title to be had (rare) A very significant issue, as the top of the front page has: "Mary Baker Eddy" being a report of her death. Eddy was the founder of Christian Science and the founder of this newspaper, just two of her many accomplishments. The text carries over to page 2. It is significant to find death reports of publishers in their own newspapers. The front page also has: "A Tribute" to her and the back page is entirely taken up with a bordered "Editorial", a small portion of which is about Mary Baker Eddy. Complete in 12 pages, light browning, very minor central fold... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:19

$278.00
164871

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Hometown Death FUNERAL Reporting 1790 Boston Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076089440

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 1, 1790 * Benjamin Franklin funeral * Report from his hometown A report on page 3 headed: "The Immortal Franklin" begins: "This great and good man, whose death we announced in the last Centinel, was aged 85 years--and was interred with every mark of the esteem and veneration of his fellow citizens. His last illness lasted 16 days. At his funeral the following was the order of Procession." It then lists the order of the Procession...". There are a few more particulars (see) plus word that: "The Supreme Executive of Pennsylvania have agreed to wear mourning for one month, in memory of Dr. Franklin..." Small tear at the spine is archivally repaired, oth... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 14:59

$247.00
164830

JOHN BROWN DEATH SENTENCE Harpers Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection 1859 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071974160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 3, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Sentenced to death (hanging) * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia WV The top of page 3 has column heads on the trial of John Brown for his raid on Harper's Ferry, including: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Continuation of the Trial of the Conspirators" "John Brown Sentenced to Suffer Death on the Second of December" "The Speech of the Culprit" which is included here; "Conviction of Edwin Coppic, Charged with Treason, Conspiracy & Murder" and more. Twelve pages, irregular at the spine margin from disbinding, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:33

$68.00
164827

Very Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR James Rivington Tory 1782 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372347581343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ROYAL GAZETTE, New York, July 15, 1778 * American Revolutionary War * Extremely rare issue * James Rivington This is a case where the rarity of the title equals the historic content within. This was a Tory newspaper by the infamous James Rivington who was supportive of the British cause. Rivington's initially impartial stance shifted as the revolution loomed and public opinion polarized, until by late 1774 he was advocating the restrictive measures of the British government with such zeal and attacking the patriots so severely, that in 1775 the Whigs of Newport, Rhode Island, resolved to hold no further communication with him. The Sons of Liberty hanged Rivington in effigy. On May 1... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:30

$4,350.00
164793

Best DALE EARNHARDT Daytona 500 Nascar #3 CRASH Death 2001 Florida FL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392070081884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS-JOURNAL, Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2001 (Dale Earnhardt's Fatal Crash) * From the city where it happened * Great for framing or as a memento Whether you are a NASCAR fan or not, collectors cannot fail to admit that one of the more notable--and tragic--events in NASCAR racing was the death of the famed Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500 racetrack. See the photo below for how the local newspaper treated this event. Always nice to get major events in cities where they happened, here is an opportunity to add a racing-related paper to your collection. This is the complete issue with 46 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2018 15:27

$47.00
164786

GEORGE GREY BARNARD American Sculptor The Cloisters DEATH 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372344489241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1938 * George Grey Barnard death * American sculptor The front page has a one column heading: "BARNARD, SCULPTOR, IS DEAD HERE AT 74" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page three with 3 related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 22, 2018 15:19

$40.00
164777

GABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO Italian Writer Poet Playwright DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392070074865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1938 * Gabriele D'Annunzio death * Italian writer, poet, playwright * Prince of Montenevoso * Duke of Gallese The front page has a one column heading: "D'ANNUNZIO DIES; POET-HERO WAS 74" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2018 15:12

$37.00
164776

JOHN RINGLING Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Pioneer DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392070074640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1936 * John Ringling death * Circus pioneer The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "RINGLING SERVICE HERE TOMORROW" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of John Ringling, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus fame. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice co... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2018 15:11

$42.00
164751

FUGITIVE SLAVE CASE John Anderson Extradition Canada w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372343300378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Fugitive slave who escaped to Canada “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "Jo... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:09

$83.00
164750

GERSHOM MENDES SEIXAS 1st Native Born Jewish Minister DEATH 1816 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372343299826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, July 3, 1816 * Gershom Mendes Seixes death * First native-born Jewish minister Page 3 has a brief note announcing the death of Gershom Mendes Seixas: "DIED" "This morning of a lingering illness, in the 71st year of his age, and 50th of his ministry, the Rev. Geishour Seixas, of the Jewish Congregation of this city." Seixas was the first native-born Jewish minister in the United States and the first American Jewish clergyman to give a sermon in English.

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:08

$38.00
164730

William BUFFALO BILL Cody Wild West Showman Fame DEATH 1917 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372342370563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MILWAUKEE DAILY NEWS, Wisconsin, Jan. 10, 1917 * Buffalo Bill death * William Cody This issue has one of the better reports on the death of Buffalo Bill Cody, as other reports we've encountered tend to be related to an inside pages with small reports. This is in the center of the front page with a very nice graphic, and mention of him in the banner headline: "...'BUFFALO BILL' DIES..." among other mentions (see). The graphic is headed: "Death Summons 'Buffalo Bill', Greatest Of The Western Plainsmen" with 6 graphics in addition to a full figure print of him. Related text as well. A great display issue on the death of this iconic figure from the Old West. Complete in 10 pages, archivally ... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2018 15:14

$178.00
164721

BHUPINDER SINGH Maharaja of Patiala Princely State India DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372342353082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1938 * Bhupinder Singh of Patiala death (1st report) * Maharaja - ruler - India The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "RULER OF PATIALA DIES IN INDIA AT 46" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2018 14:55

$38.00
164716

SU LIN Ruth Harkness 1st Giant Panda Brookfield Zoo DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372342350521

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1938 * Su Lin death - giant panda * Ruth Elizabeth Harkness * Brookfield Zoo - Chicago Page 17 has a one column heading: "PANDA, PET OF ZOO, IS DEAD IN CHICAGO" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Su Lin, the first giant panda kept outside of China. 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 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2018 14:52

$37.00
164714

GREY OWL Archibald Belaney Environmental Conservationist DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392068769665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1938 * Grey Owl death w/ photo * Archibald Belaney * Famed conservationist The top of page 23 has a photo of Archibald Belaney and a one column heading: "GREY OWL, WORKER FOR CONSERVATION" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Grey Owl, widely known for Environmental conservation. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2018 14:49

$38.00
164712

GEORGE BIRD GRINNELL Anthropologist Naturalist Conservation DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392068763310

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

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Ends July 20, 2018 14:40

$37.00
164696

IZZY EINSTEIN United States Prohibition Speakeasy Agent DEATH 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372341300793

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 18, 1938 * Izzy Einstein death (1st report) * U.S. Prohibition officer - agent The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "IZZY EINSTEIN DIES; NOTED DRY SLEUTH" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Isidor "Izzy" Einstein was an United States federal police officer, agent of the U.S. Prohibition Unit, who achieved the most number of arrests and convictions during the first years of the alcohol prohibition era (1920&ndash... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2018 15:22

$37.00
164695

GEORGE ELLERY HALE Solar Astronomer Sunspots - Telescopes DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372341299890

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

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Ends July 19, 2018 15:20

$37.00
164694

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392068141309

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

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Ends July 19, 2018 15:19

$44.00
164693

PANCHO VILLA Mexican Revolution Guerrilla Leader CAPTURED ? 1916 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372341298560

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

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Ends July 19, 2018 15:18

$57.00
164679

MARIAN ANDERSON Black Singer Lincoln Memorial Concert Fame DEATH 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067474368

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

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:47

$78.00
164656

PAOLO Paul TROUBETZKOY Russian Artist Sculptor Sculptures DEATH 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067462912

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

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:29

$37.00
164624

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336932631

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

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:33

$82.00
164622

GALLANT FOX Triple Crown KENTUCKY DERBY Churchill Downs HORSE Race1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336931607

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

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:31

$64.00
164620

SAM HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Bushwhacker Bandit DEATH 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336930832

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

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:30

$47.00
164580

DIMEBAG DARRELL Abbott Heavy Metal Band Pantera Guitarist DEATH 2004 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064929476

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

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:16

$57.00
164577

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064925434

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

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:12

$80.00
164558

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064617992

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

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:31

$44.00
164513

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392062821603

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

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:42

$37.00
164502

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392062809248

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

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:19

$110.00
164457

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372329285167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1938 * Gösta Ekman (senior) death (1st report) * Swedish film and stage actor - Sweden The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "GOESTA EKMAN, 48, SWEDISH FILM STAR" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Frans Gösta Viktor Ekman was a Swedish actor. Generally spoken of as Swedish theatre's most legendary stage actor, Gösta Ekman enjoyed a prolific stage career during his short life, becoming the first ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2018 15:14

$37.00
164456

MAURICE RAVEL French Composer Pianist Conductor France DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392060907430

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

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Ends July 08, 2018 15:13

$37.00
164426

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372328192071

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

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Ends July 07, 2018 15:30

$52.00
164419

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392060321939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1932 * Chauncey Olcott death * Actor, songwriter & singer Page 15 has a one column heading: "CHAUNCEY OLCOTT, BALLARD SINGER, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Chauncey Olcott, Irish-American stage actor, songwriter and singer.I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, Light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 07, 2018 15:24

$42.00
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