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161864

JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death FUNERAL Black Borders 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994237218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING TELEGRAM, New York, Sept. 24, 1881 * President James A. Garfield * Assassination - death - funeral All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the death of President James Garfield, with the top of the first column having heads: "ON THE CATAFALQUE" "The Remains of the President Lying in State at Cleveland" "Scenes Along the Route" "Immense Crowds at All the Railroad Depots" "Silence, the Handmaid of Sorrow" and more. Related articles continue inside as well.

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Ends April 04, 2018 15:53

$48.00
161803

MARY HARRIS "MOTHER" JONES United Mine Workers Organizer DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372236567054

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, December 1, 1930 * Mary Harris "Mother" Jones death * United Mine Workers organizer & more The front page has a one column heading: "Mother Jones Dies, Defender of Labor Men was Aged 100". (see) First report coverage on the death of Mary Harris Jones, co-founder of the Industrial Workers of the World. Nice to have on the front page here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2018 16:27

$39.00
161796

HARRY HOUDINI Magician Escape Artist Appendicitis NEAR DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391991782927

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1926 * Harry Houdini near death * Magic - magician - escape artist Page 23 has a brief and somewhat discrete article headed: "Houdini Still In Danger" with subhead. See image for text here. He would die two days later (Halloween). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 31, 2018 16:14

$38.00
161785

ROBERT ABBE Surgeon Pioneer Radiologist Bar Harbor Maine DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391991776324

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1928 * Dr. Robert Abbe death * Surgeon - radiologist * Bar Harbor, Maine The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "DR. ROBERT ABBE, SURGEON, DIES AT 77" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Robert Abbe, American surgeon and pioneer radiologist. 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 presen... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2018 15:57

$38.00
161784

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Convicted of RAPE Alabama Negroes DEATH SENTENCES 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372236547749

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1932 * Scottsboro Boys death sentences upheld * Negroes suspected of attacking 2 white girls * Alabama Supreme Court decision Page 6 has a one column heading: "BACKS CONVICTION OF SEVEN NEGROES" 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 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 prim... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2018 15:56

$37.00
161760

LILY LANGTRY Hollywood Actress DEATH & Charles Lindbergh Engaged 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235709196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 13, 1929 * Lily Langtry death * Charles Lingbergh The front page has a one column head: "Lily Langtry Dies on Rivera at 74" which continues on page 20 where is found a one column photo of Lily Langtry. At the top of the front page is a two column head: "Col. Lindbergh Betrothed to Miss Anne S. Morrow; Lands in Cuba After Delay" with more on page 3. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2018 16:20

$57.00
161653

Great WARREN G. HARDING President in Office Death Funeral BURIAL 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372234141703

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 11, 1923 * President Warren Harding death * Funeral - Marion, Ohio burial The front page has a nice banner headline: "MARION LAYS AWAY HER DEAD, SHUNNING POMP AND PAGEANT WHILE NATION'S BUSINESS HALTS AND PEOPLE BOW IN SILENCE; FOREIGN LANDS AND SHIPS AT SEA HOLD HARDING SERVICES" with subheads and related photo. (see) Much more on the following pages. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 28, 2018 16:00

$44.00
161635

Actress THELMA TODD Hollywood Film Death SUICIDE ? Accident ? 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391989647285

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1935 * Actress Thelma Todd death * Suicide? - Accidental? The front page has a one column heading: "THELMA TODD DEAD; FOUND IN GARAGE" with subheads (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 4 with photo of Todd (see photos). The cause of her death is still in debate till this day. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 28, 2018 15:24

$42.00
161583

WALTHER RATHENAU Germany German Weimer Republic ASSASSINATION 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372231068638

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1922 * Walther Rathenau assassination * Weimer Republic leader * German Democratic Pasrty The top of the front page has a three column headline: "BERLIN ASSASSINS SLAY RATHENAU; MINISTERS DEATH LAID TO ROYALISTS; GERMANS RALLY TO DEFEND REPUBLIC" with subheads and illustration of Rathenau. Other new of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:19

$40.00
161582

Aviator CHARLES LINDBERGH Atlantic Ocean Solo Flight Fame DEATH 1974 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372231068310

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NEWS, New York, Aug. 27, 1974 * Charles Lindbergh death (1st report) The front page of this tabloid-size newspaper announces: "LINDBERGH DIES OF CANCER AT 72" with a photo of him from 1927 and a subhead: "Lone Eagle Is Buried In Hawaii". Text is on pg. 2 with a nice pictorial display at the centerfold. Nice back page photo as well. This is the "New Jersey" edition & larger as such, complete in 76 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:18

$38.00
161500

ELBA Alabama Pea River FLOOD Disaster & Albert Einstein Birthday 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391986104266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1929 * Elba Al Alabama flood (1st report) * Pea River & Whitewater Creek * Albert Einstein birthday celebration The top of the front page has a one column heading: "4,000 FACE DEATH IN ALABAMA FLOOD, SUBMERGING ELBA" with subheads (see). First report coverage on the devastating flood that hit Elba, Alabama. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 3 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN IS FOUND HIDING ON BIRTHDAY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:25

$40.00
161497

HARRY HOUDINI Magician Escape Artist Appendicitis EVE OF DEATH 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372229303048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1926 * Harry Houdini near death (EVE OF) * Magic - magician - escape artist Page 17 has a brief and somewhat discrete article headed: "HOUDINI UNDERGOES A SECOND OPERATION" with subhead. See image for text here. He would die the next day (Halloween). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:18

$42.00
161467

GINO WATKINS Henry George Arctic Explorer Greenland DROWNS Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391985292213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1932 * Gino Watkins drowns in Greenland Page 3 has a one column heading: "H.G. WATKINS DROWNS IN GREENLAND FJORD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Henry George "Gino" Watkins, British arctic explorer. 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 & ... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2018 14:36

$38.00
161460

DAVID DUNBAR BUICK Motor Company Founder Automobile Pioneer DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372228279398

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1929 * David Dunbar Buick death * Buick Motor Company founder * Detroit automobile pioneer The top of page 25 has a two column heading: "David Buick, Auto Pioneer, Dies in Poverty Whole Others Develop His Dream to Success" (see) First report coverage on the death of David Buick, founder of the Buick Motor Company. 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, light even toning, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends March 22, 2018 14:26

$62.00
161454

SELMA to MONTGOMERY AL Alabama Martin Lurther King Negroes MARCH 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372228272943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, March 12, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery, Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * Minister James Reeb beating (death) The front page has a six column headline: "Remains of Martyred minister Cremated Today; Selma Is Tense race Powderkeg" with subheads and related photo. (see) This was the 2nd attempt to march to Montgomery which ended up in failure. Complete with 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 22, 2018 14:19

$42.00
161421

The GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Burning Conflagration Disaster 1871 Oneida NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372227325346

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ONEIDA CIRCULAR, New York, Oct. 16, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 Page 4 has over one-third of the page on: "The Great Fire" which begins: "Chicago in Ashes -- Fire and death sweeping everything before them - 150,000 people houseless & homeless - Hundreds of millions of property burned - Fearful loss of life apprehended. These are the announcements that have struck every ear and saddened every heart. The calamity is almost unparalleled in kind..." with much more. This was the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 (see the web for more). From the famous Oneida Community, an early "commune" in experimental living. Much o the balance of the issue is religiously-themed. Eight page... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2018 16:17

$59.00
161420

WOODROW WILSON 28th President Democrat Party Death BURIAL 1924 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391984614399

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1924 * Woodrow Wilson death - burial The top of the front page has a four column headline: "WILSON BURIED IN CATHEDRAL CRYPT WITH SIMPLE RITES AS NATION MOURNS; NEW YORK PAYS TRIBUTE OF SILENCE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the burial of President Woodrow Wilson. Lengthy text continues inside with related 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 36 pages, light even toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 21, 2018 16:17

$38.00
161415

THOMAS HARDY English Victorian Realist Novelist & Poet DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391984609326

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1928. * Thomas Hardy's Death * English Novelist & poet The front page has a one column heading: "THOMAS HARDY, 87, NOTED WRITER, DIES" with subheads that include: "Dean of English Literature Has Been Ill Since He Took Cold Dec. 12" and more. First report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2018 16:11

$39.00
161381

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Convicted of RAPE Alabama Negroes DEATH SENTENCES 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372224886598

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1932 * Scottsboro Boys death sentences upheld * Negroes suspected of attacking 2 white girls * Alabama Supreme Court decision Page 27 has a one column heading: "7 DOOMED NEGROES LOSE ALABAMA PLEA" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 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 primar... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2018 16:03

$33.00
161326

President General ANDREW JACKSON DEATH & Slave ad 1845 Louisville KY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391982069068

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE DAILY DEMOCRAT, Louisville, Kentucky, June 25, 1845 * President Andrew Jackson death * Rare title w/ runaway slave ad The front page is filled with hundreds of ads, a few of which are illustrated. Inside pages have various news of the day including: "Death of Gen. Jackson--Reception of the News". Another bit on this on page 3. Pg. 2 also has: "Something New In Thieving" and an illustrated reward ad for a runaway negro boy (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:23

$52.00
161290

TEXAS REVOLUTION BEGINNING Mexico w/ Samuel Houston Letter & More 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222630042

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 31, 1835 * Texas Revolution beginning Inside has over a full page headed: "Texas" telling of some early battles there with much interesting reading, including a cautionary note: "I do not think it would be prudent for you I& our family to come to Texas until the affairs of the country assume a more peaceful aspect..." and also: "...We look upon independence as absolutely certain. We have now the command of all the harbors in Texas & have driven out every garrison from the interior of our fine country...and in six weeks expect to give to the world a Declaration of Independence..." with much more. There is also a letter signed in type: Samuel Houston, w... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:41

$54.00
161287

RHODE ISLAND & Jamaica Loyal To King James II re. Rye House Plot 1685 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981328289

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, England, July 23, 1685 * James II of England * Rye House Plot The prominent feature of this single-sheet issue is the front page report and letter from the inhabitants of the Colony of Rhode Island, expressing their loyalty to the new king (King James II) upon his ascension to the throne after the death of his brother, King Charles II. Included also is a similar letter and report from Jamaica. The backdrop of this event is the famous and historic Rye House Plot. It was just days later that King James issued a Proclamation seeking the summons of several of the potential conspirators. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:39

$125.00
161285

Historic & Rare BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL Revolutionary War 1775 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372222627375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 1, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill - Charlestown * American Revolutionary War * The gunpowder incident The most significant content would be a fine account of the very historic Battle of Bunker Hill, being a letter datelined: "Watertown, June 22" and includes in part: "Before this reaches you, you will doubtless hear of the engagement of last Saturday between our troops and those of the army at Boston; but lest you should not be well informed, I will now undertake to give you as regular an account as can at present be obtained..." and what follows are the details of the battle, one portion including: " ...Last Friday evening, a detachment from the ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:37

$7,950.00
161282

Early NOTRE DAME University Campus Print AD & Old West Crimes 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981326791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 17, 1885 * Old West stage coach robbery * University of Notre Dame The ftpg. has some interesting articles including; "Battling With A Burglar" "Midnight Encounter with a Murderous Negro at Texarkana" "Slain by a Saloon-Keeper--Result of a Drunken Spree...". "Daring Stage Robbery which is from Phoenix which reads like a classic Wild West holdup, including: "...stopped by two men with shotguns & Wells, Fargo's & co.'s box demanded...". Page 3 has a nice ad for the "University of Notre Dame" which includes an early print of the campus (see). Also: "Death of a Noted Swindler" "New Way to Gamble" "Grant's Last Days". Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:35

$33.00
161129

HAMBONE'S MEDITATIONS James P. Alley Racist Caricature CARTOON 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977902093

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, April 7, 1921 * Hambone's Meditations racist cartoon * James Pinckney Alley - cartoonist * Ex-slave Tom Hunley of Misssissippi James Pinckney Alley was the creator of the syndicated cartoon panel, Hambone's Meditations, and the first editorial cartoonist at The Commercial Appeal in 1916. The character of Hambone was inspired by J. P. Alley's encounter with a philosophical ex-slave, Tom Hunley, of Greenwood, Mississippi. Hambone's Meditations ran on the front page of The Commercial Appeal. When the elder Alley died April 16, 1934, Cal Alley and his brother James took over Hambone's Meditations. Pressure from Civil Rights groups brought the long-run cartoon ser... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:30

$29.00
161112

JERRY GARCIA Lead Guitarist & Vocalist of Grateful Dead DEATH 1995 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977314439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 10, 1995 * Jerry Garcia death * Grateful Dead The top of the ftpg. has a nice color photo of Jerry Garcia, beneath which is an article headed: "Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead Founder, Dies". The article carries over to pages 27 & 28, plus the ftpg. of section F has a nice article headed: "An Early End to a Strange Trip" with two more color photos of him, carrying over to page F6 & F7. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete sections A and F with 46 (of 124) pages. Nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:51

$135.00
161069

HENRY CLAY American Statesman Speaker of the House Senator DEATH 1852 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391976290506

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN & MESSENGER, Manchester, New Hampshire, July 3, 1852 * Henry Clay death The photos show the briefest of reports announcing the death of Henry Clay: "HENRY CLAY IS DEAD." Nothing more. Maybe this was this newspaper's way of making a political statement, or perhaps it was news received at a late notice and hastily inserted at the last moment. In either case an interesting report. Four pages, a few archival mends, good condition.

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Ends March 08, 2018 15:28

$59.00
161034

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214623312

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

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:22

$67.00
161032

MAX LIEBERMANN German-Jewish Impressionsim Judaica Painter DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214621610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 9, 1935 * Max Liebermann death * German-Jewish painter The top of page 16 has a one column heading: "MAX LIEBERMANN, ARTIST, DIES AT 87" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Max Liebermann, German-Jewish painter and printmaker, and one of the leading proponents of Impressionism in Germany. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to re... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:20

$38.00
160950

President WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Death w/ Black Mourning Borders 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391973679533

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONG-ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, New York, April 6, 1841 * William Henry Harrison death The top of pg. 3 has: "Death Of The President" with the report beginning: "Yesterday mornings mail bought the important, but not altogether unexpected intelligence of the death of William Henry Harrison, President of the United States. By this event John Tyler, the vice President becomes president for the balance of Gen. Harrisons term, and Samuel L. Southard President pro. tem. of the Senate becomes Vice President of the United States." And just a few more observations in this report. In honor of Harrison's death all columns on pgs. 2 & 3 are black-bordered. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:52

$128.00
160942

BATTLE & CAPTURE OF QUEBEC Canada James Wolfe French & Indian War 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211121801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 20, 1759 * Battle & capture of Quebec, Canada * French and Indian War * General James Wolfe Page 6 has the: "Abridgment of the Placart Published by Gen. Wolfe...on His Arrival in the River St. Lawrence, 1759" containing in part: "The King justly exasperated against France, has set on foot a considerable armament by land and sea, to bring down the naughtiness of that Crown... The Canadians cannot be ignorant of their situation... The utmost exertion of their valour will be entirely useless, and will only serve to deprive them of their advantages that they might enjoy by their neutrality... they will only have their own selves to blame when they shall groa... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:25

$270.00
160906

GEORGE GERSHWIN American Jewish Music Composer & Pianist DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210127548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1937 * George Gershwin death * American music composer the front page has a one column heading: "GEORGE GERSHWIN, COMPOSER, IS DEAD" with subheads. More on page 20 with: "GERSHWIN CAUSED NEW JAZZ VALUES" with photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of American composer and pianist, George Gershwin. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the pri... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:39

$57.00
160899

MAHATMA GANDHI Fasting Until Death Hunger Strike BEGINS in India 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210118156

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, August 16, 1933 * Mahatma Gandhi fast until death starts The top of the front page has a two column heading: "MAHATMA GANDHI STARTED TODAY ON WHAT HE DECLARED WILL BE A HUNGER STRIKE UNTIL DEATH" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:26

$40.00
160844

RYE HOUSE PLOT King Charles II Of England Assassination Plan 1683 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208757687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 2, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot Over half of the front page is taken up with a Proclamation" by King Charles II for the apprehension of his illegitimate son the Duke of Monmouth. The text of the Proclamation reads in part: "...received information upon oath that James Duke of Monmouth [and others]...have traitorously conspired together & with divers other ill-affected & desperate persons of this our kingdom, to compass the death and destruction of our Royal Person, & of our dearest brother James Duke of York..." with more. This was for his involvement in the Rye House Plot, a plan to assassinate the king & his brother, the Duke of York.

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:30

$188.00
160751

Best STEPHEN BOYD Irish Film Actor "Ben-Hur" DEATH 1977 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372204744696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 3, 1977 * Stephen Boyd death (1st report) * Irish actor - "Ben-Hur" fame * Best title to be had ? Page 3 has a two column heading: "Actor Stephen Boyd Dies of Apparent Heart Attack" with subhead and photo. (see) Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-30, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:28

$46.00
160733

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372204718735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, March 29, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Update on the great plague (rare) Front page news from "Spain" includes: "The Queen of Spain in Acknowledgment of the good services and fidelity of the Servants and Family of the Late King....". From "Venice" is a report stating, in part: "We have very great probability that our Fleet by this arrived at Candia, the Navy' having been ready long since at Pharos...". On the reverse is news from "Lisbon" stating: "We are Very impatient to hear what success his Majesty of England's Ambassador hath had in the mediating od a Peace between us and Spaine...". By far the most historic content in this issue is a... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2018 14:53

$244.00
160709

JOHN WAYNE "The Duke" American Film Movie Actor Icon DEATH Photos 1979 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372203872663

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, June 12, 1979 * John Wayne death (1st report) * American film actor The front page has banner headline announcing: "Actor John Wayne dead" with photo. (see) Incomplete issue containing 8 pages of the 18 page 1st section only but all text of the mentioned report in present, nice for display as such.

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Ends February 23, 2018 15:44

$77.00
160708

Best JOHN LENNON The Beatles Music Legend DEATH 1980 Liverpool England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391968276126

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 * John Lennon death * Beatles front man * Best title to be had ? Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper. To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F.K. Here is an unusual opportunity for the report of his death in a Liverpool newspaper with the large headline: "JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD" plus 3 related front page photos. Many more related reports & photos are found on the inside pages. T... See More  

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Ends February 23, 2018 15:42

$125.00
160701

Best MILTON BERLE Comedian Actor Mr. Television DEATH 2002 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372203866469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 28, 2002 * Milton Berle death (1st report) * American comedian and actor * "Mr. Television" "Uncle Miltie" * Best title to be had ? Near the bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "TV Legend 'Uncle Miltie' Dies at 93" with small photo. The article carries over to pages 24 & 25 where there are 6 more photos of him. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry & from the city where he lived and died. The complete first section only with all 36 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2018 15:34

$72.00
160700

Best RICHARD HARRIS Irish Film Actor & Singer DEATH 2002 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391968262040

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 26, 2002 * Richard Harris death (1st report) * Irish actor and singer * Best title to be had ? The front page has a small photo with tiny heading: "Richard Harris Dies" Page 18 of section B has a banner headline: "Richard Harris, 72; Irish Actor Described as an and a Giant of the Old School" with 4 related photos. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first & B sections with pages 1-28 & B1-B24, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2018 15:33

$57.00
160688

Best JOHNNY CARSON Talk Show Host & Comedian DEATH 2005 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391968240001

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 24, 2005 * Johnny Carson death (1st report) * American talk show host & comedian * Best title to be had ? The front page has a four column heading: "Comedian Defined Late-Night TV" with some photos. The article carries over to pages 14 & 15 where there are 11 more photos of him. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry & from the city where he lived and died. The complete first & E sections with pages 1-18 & E1-E20, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2018 15:05

$67.00
160557

Thomas F. MANTELL UFO INCIDENT Flying Saucer Disk Airplane DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372199102877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, January 9, 1948 * Thomas F. Mantell * UFO incident (1st report) The front page has a one column heading: "Mystery Objects Revive Stories Of 'Flying Saucers'" First report coverage on the Mantell UFO incident in Kentucky among others. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 24 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 18, 2018 07:49

$56.00
160471

JOHN D. "BONESETTER" REESE Baseball Doctor Therapy DEATH 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196775908

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1931 * John D. "Bonesetter" Reese death * Major League Baseball trainer * Youngstown, Ohio "baseball doctor" Page 19 has a one column heading: "BONESETTER REESE DIES AT AGE OF 76" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of John D. Reese, Major League Baseball trainer who was known for his ability to get injured athletes back into the game. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally good.

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:14

$37.00
160414

Roanld Reagan's Death Report - 2004 New York Post Authentic Newspaper - Gipper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372195626209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK POST, June 6, 2004 * Ronald Reagan's death report * One of the most beloved U.S. Presidents The frontpage of the issue features a close-up photo of Ronald Reagan with the American flag behind him captioned: "Ronald Reagan (1911-2004)". Additional related coverage and photos are found within the issue, along with other news of the day. Some of the inside photos include one of Reagan holding a jersey with "The Gipper" with the number "1", and another showing him and Nancy dancing. This is complete in 128 pages, measures approximately 11 x 14 inches, and is in very nice condition. See photos for details. An historic collectible.

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Ends February 14, 2018 10:11

$20.00
160373

CHARLES LEALE Abraham Lincoln Theatre Assassination Doctor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192401180

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1932 * Dr. Charles Augustus Leale M.D. death * Doctor who attended Abraham Lincoln * Amelia Earhart visits Brussels, Belgium Page 9 has a one column heading: "Mrs. Putnam Honored By Belgian King" with subhead. (see) Page 21 has a one column heading: "DR. C. A. LEALE DIES; SAW LINCOLN SHOT" with subheads and photo. (see) Charles Leale was the first doctor to arrive at the presidential box at Ford's Theatre after John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln. His efforts allowed Lincoln to live until the next morning. 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 advertise... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:31

$47.00
160369

ANNA DE NOAILLES Death & Luis Miguel Sanchez Cerro Assassination 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959975961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1933 * Luis Miguel Sanchez Cerro assassination * President of Peru - Peruvian army officer * Anna de Noailles death * Romanian-French writer The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PRESIDENT IS SLAIN IN PERU ON LEAVING REVIEW OF TROOPS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of the president of Peru. The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "ANNA DE NOAILLES, FRENCH POET, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 15:46

$37.00
160358

SAMUEL ADAMS Founding Father & Governor of Massachusetts DEATH 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959840444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 8, 1803 * Samuel Adams death * Governor of Massachusetts The top of page 2 has a rather unassuming article: "Yesterday morning the death of Mr. SAMUEL ADAMS, Esq. late Governor of this Commonwealth, was announced to the inhabitants by the tolling of all the bells in town. Mr. Adams has long been a valetudinarian; and has experienced much of the indisposition and bodily pain natural to the infirmities of age. He had reached his 81st year." Four pages, some light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:25

$74.00
160341

CHARLES W. CHESNUTT African American Author & Activist DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959821004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 16, 1932 * Charles W. Chesnutt death * African American author * Post Civil War South Page 17 has a one column heading: "C. W. CHESNUTT, NEGRO AUTHOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles W. Chesnutt, African American author and political activist. 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 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy in... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 11:49

$38.00
160265

William M. BOSS TWEED Tammany Hall Scandal Fame DEATH 1878 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955899072

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 13, 1878 * William M. "Boss" Tweed * Tammany Hall fame A full column on the front page is headed: "DEATH OF WM. M. TWEED" "The Ex-Tammany Chief's Last Hours In Jail" and various subheads. This is the infamous "Boss" Tweed, an American politician most notable for being the "boss" of Tammany Hall, the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in the politics of 19th century New York City and State. At the height of his influence, Tweed was the third-largest landowner in New York City. This report carries over to take most of page 2 details his life and career. Eight pages, evenly toned, loss to a lower corner does not affect any text, nice condi... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2018 15:35

$54.00
160156

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178820388

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, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: After being sent home from the road trip, he caught a commercial flight for New York City. During the flight, he drank a quart of whiskey and became very drunk. After harassing other passengers and striking a stewardess, the pilot had to si... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2018 07:48

$45.00
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