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155138

Extremely RARE 1665 Gazette 17th Century OXFORD London England PLAGUE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996050399

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, London, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #19 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * The black plague This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 11:57

$730.00
155110

ROSAMOND PINCHOT Stage & Film Actress Socialite SUICIDE Death 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827530146

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1938 * Rosamond Pinchot suicide death * Stage & film actress - socialite The front page has a one column heading: "ROSAMOND PINCHOT ENDS LIFE IN GARAGE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage on American stage & film actress committing suicide continues inside with small photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscriber... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 09:52

$44.00
155102

Best President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS Washington D.C. DEATH 1848 DC Capital Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391824291084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington (D.C.), Feb. 24, 1848 * President John Quincy Adams death * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has at the top center: "Death Of Ex-President Adams" with the report beginning: "The venerable Patriot and Statesman, John Quincy Adams, expired at the Capitol last evening...He lingered...insensible & unconscious from the period of his attack on Monday until an hour after sunset last evening when he gently breathed his last..." with more (see). Following this report is another headed: "Public Meeting" which prints a notice beginning: "A Patriarch has gone to his rest---a link between the past and present generation is broken---a Sage and Patriot has fallen at his po... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:06

$59.00
155101

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Fredericksburg Union Defeat 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371991008470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, December 24, 1862 * Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia * Rare Confederate title * Publishher on the run If the title and city of publication seem to indicate an error, but there is not one. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:04

$210.00
155050

Rare "WILD BILL" HICKOK Old West Folk Hero Gambler Lawman DEATH 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823386635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCKINGHAM REPUBLICAN, Exeter, New Hampshire, Sept. 8, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero The back page has a nice article headed: "Wild Bill" , which begins: "Everybody in this country has heard of 'Wild Bill' a noted scout, buffalo-hunter and plainsman, & who on account of his reckless bravery was made Marshal at different times of several frontier towns..." and mentioning: "...During 'Wild Bill's' administration as marshal of Abilene and Wichita he is said to have shot to death many a man who resisted him..." with more (see). Perhaps the most noted item is the last paragraph which reports on his death the previous month: "...Bill drifted into the Black Hills & ... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:42

$245.00
155047

MARILYN MONROE Suicide Death SEX SYMBOL Hollywood Actress 1962 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989658948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, Aug. 7, 1962 * Marilyn Monroe death * Mysterious suicide The front page has a one column head: "Monroe Death Cause Debated" plus page 9 has a related & lengthier article: "Movie Star Marilyn Really Just a Waif Who Was Sick" (see). Complete in 18 pages, small binding holes at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:38

$47.00
154988

FRANK SINATRA American Singer & Actor Bobby Soxers Idol DEATH 1998 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822146425

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK POST, May 16, 1998 * Frank Sinatra death * Singer & actor * "Bobby Soxers" idol The full ftpg. is a photo of Frank Sinatra with the heading: "Frank Died The Way He Lived HIS WAY". The first 15 pages deal almost exclusively with the life & career of Sinatra, with a wealth of photos. Complete in 64 pages, tabloid-size, great condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:20

$39.00
154987

Best POPE JOHN XXIII Papal Inauguration & Death 1958-1963 Rome Italy Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988086784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: IL MESSAGGERO, Rome, Italy, a pair of issues dated Nov. 5, 1958 * Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, the "Pope of the people" * Pope John XXIII papal inauguration & death reports and June 4, 1963 The first issue has considerable reporting on the inauguration of Pope John XXIII as Pope, and the latter issue of the same title reports his death. Great to have both reports in the same title, and from Rome where both events happened. All text in Italian. Folio size, 12 and 14 pages respectively nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:19

$64.00
154985

CALIXTO GARCIA Cuban War for Independence & More General DEATH 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988085017

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Dec. 12, 1898 The ftpg. has a column headed: "GENERAL GARCIA DEAD" "The Cuban Patriot Succumbs to an Attack of Pneumonia" "His Fight For Cuban Liberty" with more, including an illustration of him captioned; "General Calixto Garcia". A full column article continuing on the back page. See the hyperlink for much more on this freedom fighter for Cuba. Four pages, a few minor margin tears, very nice condition but somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:16

$34.00
154981

SARA TEASDALE Lyric Poet "I Shall Not Care" Poem SUICIDE Death 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988081663

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1933 * Sara Teasdale suicide death * "I Shall Not Care" poem * American lyric poet The front page has a one column heading: "SARA TEASDALE, POET, FOUND DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 with photo and her poem "I Shall Not Care" which was thought to be her suicide note. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 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 p... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:11

$40.00
154923

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Mormonism Saint Death FUNERAL Burial 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986965524

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 3, 1877 * Brigham Young death funeral - burial * Mormons - Mormonism - SLC Utah . The front page has a one column heading: "Brigham Young's Funeral" (see) Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:17

$38.00
154917

WINDSOR McCAY Cartoonist Animator "Little Nemo" Comic Strip DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820943308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1934 * Winsor McCay death * Cartoonist - Comics * "Little Nemo" fame The top of page 17 has one column headings that include: "WINSOR M'CAY, 62, CARTOONIST, DEAD" "Creator of Many Popular Comic Drawings Suffers Sudden Collapse at Home" "Taught Himself To Draw" and more with photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:09

$37.00
154759

re. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON'S DEATH Campaign Issue Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813881442

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, March 27, 1841 * re. William Henry Harrison's death * Rare campaign title by Horace Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. This issue is from shortly after Harrison's Death, content including: "Gen. Harrison's Last Letter" 'Mr. Tyler's Opinions" "The Presidential Succession" [remember that Harrison was the first President to die in office] & a few other items relating to Harrison's death. Page 3 has a full column with: "President Tyler's Address To the People of the United States" which--partia... See More  

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:28

$62.00
154756

Best TED WILLIAM The Kid Boston Red Sox Baseball Outfielder DEATH 2002 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813879618

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON GLOBE, July 6, 2002 A very notable issue, particularly in a Boston newspaper, report the death of Boston Red Sox legend Ted Williams. The top half of the ftpg. has: "ADIEU, KID" with a large photo showing him at bat in 1947, beneath which is a banner head: "Red Sox Legend Ted Williams Does at 83". The ftpg. of the sports section has a nice tribute as well (see), plus "Section G" is totally devoted to the life & career of Ted Williams with the entire ftpg. being a photo of him headed: "A Life Remembered" The complete issue with 7 sections, very nice condition.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:25

$57.00
154720

WILLIAM J. WORTH Mexican-American War & Fort Worth Fame DEATH 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810754175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington D.C. May 23, 1849 * General William J. Worth's death report Page 2 has a report headed: "Report of Gen. Worth's Death" [Fort Worth, Texas fame], with supporting text. Other news of the day with period ads throughout. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:45

$34.00
154717

MISSISSIPPI RIVER Battle of Baton Rouge Louisiana CIVIL WAR MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371977096059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, August 18, 1862 * Battle of Baton Rouge * Mississippi River MAP Front page heads at the top of the third column: "Important From The Mississippi" "Arrival of the Trade Wind from New Orleans" "The Rebel Attack On Baton Rouge" "The First Day's Fight and Repulse of the Rebels" "The Death Of Gen. Williams Confirmed" "Our Troops Still Held the Place at the Departure of the Trade Wind" "Sketches of the City and the Military Commanders" "Rebel Accounts Of The Action". Includes a one column map: "The Position Of Baton Rouge." showing a portion of the Mississippi (see photos). Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:42

$42.00
154677

Rare BABE RUTH Pitches Game New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810400476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, Sept. 29, 1930 * Babe Ruth pitches game vs. Red Sox * New York Yankees last game of season * MLB baseball Page 12 has two column heads: "Ruth Trundles to Mound for First Time in Nine Years, Completely Baffles Red Sox" and more, including a small photo of Ruth. Interesting Babe Ruth item as he pitched against the team he used to pitch for. Also, the front page reports the death of noted copper magnate Daniel Guggenheim with: "Guggenheim, Noted For Millions Given to Aid Flying, Dies" and includes a small photo of him. Complete in 16 pages, some margin chipping, generally good condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:06

$48.00
154666

1st BALLOONING FLIGHT to Stratosphere Auguste Piccard 1931 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809688538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, May 27, 1931 * 1st ballooning flight into the stratosphere * Auguste Piccard & Paul Kipfer The top of the front page above the masthead is a nice seven column headline: "EXPLORERS BEAT DEATH HIGH IN AIR" with subhead and 2 related photos. (see) First report coverage on the takeoff of the very 1st balloon flight to reach the stratosphere. Nice for display. Twenty-four pages, light toning with some chipping at the margins, otherwise good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: In 1930, an interest in ballooning, and a curiosity about the upper atmosphere led him to design a spherical, pressurized aluminum gondola that would allow ascent to great altit... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 14:40

$40.00
154620

RAYMOND HAMILTON Outlaws Bonnie and Clyde Fame CAPTURED in Texas 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809254868

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1935 * Raymond Hamilton re-captured * Outlaws Bonnie and Clyde fame * Edwin Arlington Robinson death The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RAYMOND HAMILTON CAPTURED IN TEXAS POSING AS A TRAMP" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 subscription cost, libraries ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:51

$46.00
154561

RUTH HALE New York City Feminist & Women's Rights Leader DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371970177611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1934 * Feminist leader Ruth Hale death * Women's rights - Woman's suffrage * Founder of the Lucy Stone League The top of page 19 has one column heading: "RUTH HALE IS DEAD; FEMINIST LEADER" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 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... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:55

$38.00
154558

DOC MIDDLETON GANG Outlaws Horse Thieves Nebraska Shootout 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371970167163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 28, 1879 * Doc Middleton gang * Outlaws - horse thieves Page 3 has a great "gunslinger" type report from the Old West, headed: "A Frontier Fight" "How Doc. Middleton & Other Border Ruffians Were Routed" "A Desperate Encounter as Described by One of the Captured." This report is very detailed and takes 1 12 columns. Doc Middleton (real name James M. Riley) was an outlaw and horse thief, whose exploits of stealing perhaps 2,000 horses over a two-year period earned a spot in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Page 2 has: "Lincoln's Old Home - Neglected & Decaying It is the Rendezvous of Low Characters", and pg. 5 has: "Blackfoot" "Death of This Celebrated Cro... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:40

$55.00
154557

JESSE JAMES Outlaw Train Robber STILL ALIVE Not Dead 1883 Old Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391803376686

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 17, 1883 * Outlaw Jesse James still alive ? Page 3 contains a very curious article, just 11 months after the death of Jesse James, headed: "Jesse James Not Dead", noting in part: "...that the story of the killing of Jesse James is a fine hoax; that he had seen him no longer than three weeks ago. He declares positively that he is not mistaken..." with a bit more (see). Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:38

$43.00
154532

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Death Lies in STATE Capital 1881 Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371969258716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 23, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Lying in State at Capital * Best title to have ? The top of the front page has a nice print headed: "JAMES A. GARFIELD". Nearly three-quarters of the first column is taken up with various heads on his death & funeral including: "WITH HOMAGE" "Many Thousands View the Body" "Of the Fallen Chieftain as It Lies in State" "Under the Great Dome of the Capitol" "Extensive Preparations for the Obsequies" and so much more (see). All of the front page relates to Garfield plus additional items inside as well. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from Garfield's home state, and not far from his home in Mentor, Ohio... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:25

$48.00
154526

JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing DEATH 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391802161059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1946 * Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... * Death report... 1st report... Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that announces: "Jack Johnson Dies in Auto Crash; Ex-Heavyweight Champion Was 68" Quite a detailed report concluding on the back page with photo of Johnson. 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:11

$62.00
154521

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391802154854

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

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:06

$42.00
154517

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371969243543

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, August 11, 1919 * Andrew Carnegie death * Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Steel * Nice headline for display The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "SUDDEN DEATH OF ANDREW CARNEGIE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 01, 2017 14:59

$67.00
154515

WILHELM GUSTLOFF Nazi Leader in Switzerland ASSASSINATION by Jew 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391802146072

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 1936 * Wilhelm Gustloff assassination * Nazi leader in Switzerland * Croatian Jewish student Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "German Nazi Leader in Switzerland Slain By Jewish Youth to Avenge Persecution" (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Wilhelm Gustloff, Nazi leader in Switzerland, by David Frankfueter, a Croatian Jewish student. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning with a little margin wear, generally good. wikipedia notes: The German cruise ship MV Wilhelm Gustloff was ... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 14:55

$38.00
154510

"DOCTOR'S PLOT" Soviet Union Leaders Murders ANTISEMITISM Arrests 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371969236347

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 13, 1953 * "Doctor's Plot" in Soviet Union - Arrests * Antisemitism - Joseph Stalin * Viktor Abakumov The front page has a one column heading: "Soviet Jews Seized in 'Death Plot''" with subhead. (see) The "Doctors' Plot" is considered to be the most dramatic episode of antisemitism in the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin's regime. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp in the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 01, 2017 14:49

$39.00
154458

BABY FACE NELSON Battle of Barrington DEATH Eyewitness Account 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800888751

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1934 * George Bace Face Nelson death * Battle of Barrington * Helen Gillis eyewitness account The back page has one column headings that include: "WIFE LYING IN DITCH SAW NELSON SHOT" "She Says She Took Him to a House Near Chicago Where He Died 3 Hours Later" and more. (see) This is Helen Gillis' eyewitness account on the death of gangster George 'Baby Face' Nelson about 10 days earlier. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 30, 2017 15:16

$43.00
154419

STANFORD CARDINALS Football Rose Bowl Win vs. Pittsburgh Panthers 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967999278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1928 * Rose Bowl: Stanford Cardinals vs. Pitt Panthers * Emily Stevens death - stage & screen actress The sport' section (page 20) has a banner headline: "Stanford Beats Pittsburgh, 7-6, on Wilton's Goal After Trailing on His Fumble" with subheads and lineup. (see) First report coverage on the Stanford Cardinals football team winning the 1928 Rose Bowl vs. the Pittsburgh Panthers. Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the s... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:38

$44.00
154415

Best WACO SIEGE Texas Branch Davidians ATF Agents Shootout & Fire 1993 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800477368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WACO TRIBUNE-HERALD--Special Report, April 19, 1993 * Waco, Texas siege & shootout * Branch Davidians (1st report) * From the city where it happened The bold banner headline: "A FIERY END" reports the siege at the Branch Davidian compound in Waco and the devastating fire which ended the stand-off with the FBI resulting in the death of 76 people. Great to have this report in a Waco newspaper. Complete with all 4 sections and 24 pages, great condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:33

$49.00
154414

SAM PHILLIPS Rock 'n' Roll Music Icon Elvis Presley Founder DEATH 2003 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967994838

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 31, 2003 * Sam Phillips death * Rock and roll icon * Elvis Presley fame The bottom of the front page has a notable report on the death of Sam Phillips, headed: "Sam Phillips, Who Launched Elvis and a Revolution, Dies" plus a related photo. Phillips played an important role in the emergence of rock and roll as the major form of popular music in the 1950s. He was the founder of Sun Studio and Sun Records in Memphis, who discovered such recording talent as Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Johnny Cash. The height of his success culminated in his launching of Elvis Presley's career in 1954. Another photo and more on Sam Phillips inside. The complete issue with 4 se... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:30

$48.00
154386

MARTHA WASHINGTON DEATH President George Wife Mount Vernon 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967955438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, June 5, 1802 * Martha Washington death * Mount Vernon Page 5 has a very notable report under the heading: "Obituary" reading: "DIED, at Mount Vernon, on Saturday evening, the 22nd ultimo, Mrs. Martha Washington, widow of the late illustrious general George Washington..." with a bit more (see). Eight pages, 10 by 12 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 07:50

$93.00
154314

ROBERT TODD LINCOLN President Abraham & Mary 1st Son DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371961851437

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, July 26, 1926 * Robert Todd Lincoln death * Abraham's last surviving child Page 3 has a two column headline: "ONLY SURVIVING SON OF PRES. LINCOLN FOUND DEAD" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of President Abraham Lincoln's 1st son. Complete in 10 pages, light toning with some wear at the margins, mainly along the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 24, 2017 15:03

$44.00
154309

CHARLES COMISKEY The Old Roman Chicago White Sox Baseball DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371961842000

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 26, 1931 * Charles Comiskey death (1st report) * "Commy" "The Old Roman" * Chicago White Sox baseball * Black Sox World Series scandal fame The front page has a one column heading: "Baseball's 'Old Roman' Dies, Aged 73" with subhead and photo of Comiskey. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 24, 2017 14:50

$40.00
154265

HENRY FORD Automobile Motor Company Car Founder DEATH 1st Rpt 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391794145824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, April 8, 1947 * Henry Ford death (1st report) * Automobile pioneer - Detroit, Michigan * FRONT LEAF ONLY The top of the front page has a four column heading: "Henry Ford, Auto Pioneer, Dies Suddenly at Dearborn" with subheads and photo. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 23, 2017 15:14

$33.00
154236

ERNIE PYLE American Journalist KILLED Death Okinawa 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960339727

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1945 * Ernie Pyle killed * American GI journalist * Lejima - Okinawa Island * FRONT LEAF ONLY The front page has a two column heading: "Ernie Pyle Killed by Jap Gunner Near Okinawa" with photo. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 23, 2017 07:19

$29.00
154232

Very Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1666 England Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960327961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 9, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Report on the great plague (rare) Not only is this a very early issue of the oldest continually published newspaper in the world (it started in 1665) but the bottom of the back page of this single sheet issue has a brief account of the week's death toll from the Great Plague which was ravaging much of Europe at that time. It reads: "The Account of this Weeks bill runs thus. The Total 336. Of the Plague 42. Decreased in all 5. Increased of the Plague 4." Various other news of the day from throughout Europe. Measures 6 3/4 by 10 3/4 inches, some browning at the top otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2017 07:06

$340.00
154182

KING GEORGE VI Death & QUEEN ELIZABETH II Reigns as Monarch 1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371958648686

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, February 6, 1952 * King George VI death * Queen Elizabeth II reigns * FRONT LEAF ONLY The six column headline announces: "KING GEORGE VI DIES" with photo. (see) Also: "Elizabeth First Reigning Queen Since Victoria" and photo. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:13

$29.00
154177

GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON Auto Accident World War II US Army Fame 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371958644811

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1945 * General George S. Patton automobile accident * Post World War II reports The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Patton Seriously Injured As Auto Hits Army Truck" with subhead and photo of Patton. (see) First report coverage on General George Patton's auto accident which would lead to his ultimate death a week and a 1/2 later. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:08

$82.00
154173

THOMAS TAD LINCOLN Abraham & Mary Todd's Youngest Son DEATH 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792137665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1871 * Thomas "Tad" Lincoln death * President Abraham Lincoln's son Near the bottom of the front page is a report from Chicago headed: "Death of 'Tad' Lincoln--His Mother Inconsolable", noting: "Thomas Lincoln, universally known as Tad Lincoln, the youngest son of the late President, died at the Clifton House at Chicago...of dropsy of the heat, aged 18 years...During his illness his mother has been his almost constant attendant...Mrs. Lincoln is almost completely prostrated by her affliction." In addition to the assassination of her husband, this was her third child to die, and it is believed the death of Tad contributed to her depression and being institutionalized... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:02

$66.00
154114

HARLEM RACE RIOTS New York City Police RACIAL Confrontation 1964 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955417284

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1964 * Harlem race riots * Confrontation w/ police * James Powell death The front page has various headings concerning the Harlem race riot that include: "VIOLENCE FLARES AGAIN IN HARLEM; RESTRAINT URGED" "19 Hurt in New Outbreaks Near Scene of the Funeral for Boy Who Was Slain" "Night of Riots Began With Calm Rally" and more with related photo. (see) Much more on pages 16 & 17 with nice pictorial. Loads and loads of text here. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements throughout. Complete in 52 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:42

$45.00
154088

HERMANN GOLLANCZ British Rabbi Jewish Leader Scholar Jews DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788333709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 16, 1930 * Hermann Gollancz death (1st report) * British Rabbi & Hebrew scholar Page 25 has a one column heading: "HERMANN GOLLANCZ, JEWISH LEADER, 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 in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2017 14:06

$45.00
153988

W. C. FIELDS William Claude Dukenfield ACTOR Comedian DEATH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781671628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 26, 1946. * William Claude Dukenfield * W. C. Fields death (1st report) * Actor - Comedian Page 25 has one column headings that include: "W.C. FIELDS, 66, DIES; FAMED AS COMEDIAN" "Mimicry Star of the Films Since 1924 Got Start as a $5-a-Week Juggler" and more with photo of Fields. (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 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... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:21

$57.00
153980

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948121073

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 14, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran vs. Al Capone The top half of the front page (right side) has a three line, two column head: "7 MEMBERS OF CHICAGO GANG LINED UP AGAINST WALL AND SHOT TO DEATH BY 12 MEN" with the report beginning: "Seven members of the North Side gang led by George 'Bugs' Moran were lined up against a wall today in a garage...and shot to death by 12 men...the slayers posed as policemen..." with more (see). Not a lengthy article, as further details were likely not available at the time as this is a same-day report. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:09

$225.00
153976

JEAN HARLOW The Blonde Bombshell Hollywood Actress DEATH 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781662544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1937 * Actress Jean Harlow death (1st report) * 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Jean Harlow, Film Star, Dies in Hollywood At 26 After Illness of Only a Few Days". This is first report coverage on the death of the famous Hollywood "Platinum Blonde" actress. The article continues inside & includes a photo (see). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 52 pages, light toning, a little margin wear and tear, generally good.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:03

$52.00
153975

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW Irish Playwright - Novelist - Writer DEATH 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948116263

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 2, 1950 * George Bernard Shaw death * Essayist, novelist, writer The front page has: "Assassination Of Truman Foiled In Gun Fight Outside Blair House; Puerto Rican Plotter, Guard Die" with related subheads including: "Awakened by Shots, He Sees Battle in Which Three Are Wounded". Included is a dramatic photo showing the assassin lying dead at the bottom of the steps to Blair House. Also on the ftpg: "Bernard Shaw, 94, Does In His Home" with a subhead and a one column photos headed: "Playwright Dies - George Bernard Shaw". The article continues on page 28 where are found several photos of him (see). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World ... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:00

$55.00
153967

Governor & Editor SAMUEL MEDARY Death Civil War Era 1864 CRISIS Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948109241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 16, 1864 On the front page are: "Death of Governor Medary" "Death of Col. Samuel Medary" and "Funeral of Governor Medary" with other items on his death on the ftpg. & inside. Medary was the publisher of this newspaper. Actually Medary was indicted by a federal grand jury in 1864 for conspiracy against the government and was arrested. He was released on bonds, but died before he could be tried. This interesting title was described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South". It opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2017 07:49

$58.00
153919

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391780168174

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 June 09, 2017 12:47

$42.00
153900

KEN KOENECKE Brooklyn Dodgers MLB Baseball KILLED on Airplane 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371946381176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1935 * Len Koenecke killed on airplane * MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "KOENECKE'S PILOT IS HELD AS SLAYER" with subheads and two related photos. (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, 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 o... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:17

$42.00
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