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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
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
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
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
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
153737

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Helena Montana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767759231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Sept. 22, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination * 1st report of his death This newspaper has a very decorative masthead featuring the territorial commerce of Montana, which didn't become a state until 1889. All columns on pages 2, 3, 6 & 7 are black-bordered due to the death of President James Garfield, with page 2 featuring: "Death Of The President" "The Sad Event Occurs at 10:35 P.M. 19th" "His Last Moments as Reported from Elberon" "Expressions of Sympathy from Gen. Grant" and more (see). There is also a lengthy editorial headed: "Our Dead President" and related reports carrying over to page 3, 6 & 7. Eight pages, minor loss at th... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:28

$58.00
153731

SIAMESE TWINS Chang and Eng Bunker Conjoined Deaths w/ PRINT 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767744534

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 7, 1874 * Death of Chang and Eng Bunker * Siamese twins print Inside has a nice, full length portrait of Chang-Eng, the famous Siamese twins with a related article: "Death Of The Siamese Twins". Other illustrations include: "'Here They Come!' Pennsylvania--Pike County.--Winter Sports of the Blooming Grove Park Association--Waiting for the Coming of the White Hares"; "The Pictorial Spirit of the Illustrated European Press"; "The Church Music Association--An Afternoon Rehearsal In Steinway Hall, New York" plus much more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:08

$57.00
153730

Very Rare Pirate CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD Execution Hanging PIRACY 1701 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932538150

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 22-26, 1701 * Famous pirate Captain William Kidd * Historic & very rare report * Execution - hanging The London Gazette is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. This issue contains on page two an exceedingly significant report--perhaps the rarest and most sought after pirate report to be found in any newspaper--which is datelined "London, May 23" and reads: "This day Capt. William Kidd, and three other of the Pirates lately condemned at the Admiralty Sessions at the Old-Baily, were executed at Execution-Dock."(see photos). Certainly the first, if not the only report ... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:07

$16,500.00
153690

A.B. FROST Golfing Illustrations & LOUIS PASTEUR Death w/ Print 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767313345

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895 * A.B. Frost golfer illustration * Louis Pasteur death w/ print This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme. The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Convention at Minneapolis", a nice full page of: "M. Louis Pasteur In His Laboratory" "a full page of: "The New York Terminal of the Brooklyn Bridge, Now Under Construction", photos of various track & field stars. Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean conditio... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:44

$95.00
153684

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON DEATH Campaign Issue Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767306453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, April 10, 1841 * William Henry Harrison death (1st report) * 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. Harrison's term was noted for its brevity, he surviving just one month in office before dying on April 4, one day after the date of this issue. Of much significance is report of the death of President Wm. H. Harrison with the entire issue having all 4 pages black-bordered plus several articles on pgs. 2 being black-bordered: "Death of President Harrison!" "Death Of T... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:29

$166.00
153672

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391766702484

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, 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 su... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2017 14:43

$40.00
153658

JOHN JAY CHAPMAN American Author Poet Writer DEATH 1933 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931355074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 5, 1933 * John Jay Chapman death * American poet - writer The top of page 32 has a one column heading: "JOHN J. CHAPMAN, AUTHOR, POET, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of American author, John Jay Chapman. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:00

$37.00
153599

CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Siege of Vicksburg Mississippi 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924952792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 2, 1863 * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital * Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi - Pre-Gettysburg A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items: "From Fredericksburg" "A Substitute Scheme Foiled" "Under Sentence of Death" for various military offenses; and other items. The back page has a very lengthy editorial beginning: "The only news from Vicksburg comes through Northern sources, but it is very favourable to the Confederates. Every assault has been repelled easily & with considerable slaughter of the enemy..." Also: "Latest News From the North--Important; From Vicksburg--Grant's Army Repulsed With Immens... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 15:07

$92.00
153529

JACKIE ROBINSON DEATH Baseball Brooklyn Dodgers 1st Negro 1972 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756541503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 24, 1972 * Jackie Robinson death... Brooklyn Dodgers * 1st African-American to play MLB baseball * 1st be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame The back page has a one column heading: "Jackie Robinson Is Dead at 51". (see) Complete as a 4 page issue, a few small binding holes along the spine, address stamp within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:40

$39.00
153524

ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Murder Plot TREASON TRIAL 1683 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756528139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 22, 1683 * Algernon Sydney guilty of treason * King Charles II murder plot The reverse has a brief but historic report about the trial of Algernon Sydney, the famous English politician and political theorist, and opponent of absolute monarchies. Sydney ultimately became involved in a plot to assassinate King Charles II. He was later indicted for treason, found guilty and executed. The report, datelined "Westminster, Nov. 21" reads in full: "This day Algernon Sidney, Esq; was Arraigned the 7th Instant at the Kings-Bench-Bar, upon an indictment of High Treason, in Conspiring the Death of the King, and endeavoring to levy War and cause and insurrection in t... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:21

$150.00
152967

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Near Death Campaign Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894421060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, April 3, 1841 * William Henry Harrison near death * Rare campaign title by 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. Harrison's term was noted for its brevity, he surviving just one month in office before dying on April 4, one day after the date of this issue. Of much significance is the inconspicuous yet very notable report on page 2: "President Harrison was taken suddenly ill on Saturday evening last, and for a time threatened with severe and protracted if not dangerous indisposition. (His disea... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2017 15:40

$68.00
153516

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920048485

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 25, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot More than half of the front page is taken up with a preface and document concerning the Rye House Plot, which was a plan to assassinate King Charles II and his brother James (heir to the throne). It ultimately would not come to fruition (see hyperlink for details). The preface references the formal Proclamation & mentions the men involved in the plot, followed by the actual Proclamation seeking the capture of them, with a reward (see). One bit mentions: "...have traitorously conspired together, & with divers other ill-affected & desperate persons of our Kingdom, to compose the death and destruction of ou... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:38

$175.00
153468

MARIE DRESSLER Stage & Movie Silent Film Screen Actress DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752731664

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1934 * Marie Dressler death w/ photos * Stage & screen actress * Silent film - depression era The front page has a one column heading: "MARIE DRESSLER, NOTED ACTRESS, DIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with 4 photos. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, light toning and very minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:23

$39.00
153427

BAT MASTERSON Wild West Gunfighter Gambler Boxing Expert DEATH 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391751065583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1921 * Bat Masterson death (1st report) * Wild West gunfighter & author The top of the middle column of page 19 has a great report on one of the legends of the Old West, noting: "BAT MASTERSON DIES AT EDITOR'S DESK" "Sporting Writer and Last of Oldtime Western Gun Fighters Was 67" "Bear Indians In Long Siege" "Deputy U.S. Marshal for Southern District of New York Under His Friend, Colonel Roosevelt". This report is quite detailed on his life and takes three-quarters of a column (see). See this hyperlink for much more on his career. There was a television series titled "Bat Masterson" which ran from 1958 thru 1961. Also of curious interest is a pg. 17 article: "B... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:37

$135.00
153387

HENRY LYTTON English Actor & Singer Gilbert and Sullivan DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391748124957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, August 16, 1936 * Henry Lytton death (1st report) * English actor and singer * Gilbert and Sullivan operas The top of page 7 of this section has a one column heading: "SIR HENRY LYTTON, NOTED ACTOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) Complete section 2 only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 07, 2017 07:28

$33.00
153386

BRUNO HAUPTMANN DEATH SENTENCE Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371913773585

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FORT WAYNE JOURNAL-GAZETTE - EXTRA, Indiana, Feb. 14, 1935 * Bruno Hauptmann death sentence * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping The banner headline announces: "HAUPTMANN SENTENCED TO DIE" and subhead: Execution Set For Mar. 18; Appeal First" plus more. The ftpg. also features a photo of: "Hauptmann", the baby kidnapped & murdered, and photos of the: "Members of the Jury That Fixed Hauptmann's Punishment at Death in Electric Chair". Presumed complete in 8 pages, generally good condition.

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Ends May 07, 2017 07:26

$48.00
153376

CHRISTY MATHEWSON "Matty" New York Giants Baseball Pitcher DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391747636419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, October 8, 1925 * Christy Mathewson death (1st report) * New York Giants star pitcher * Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Senators * World Series Game 1 - Walter Johnson wins The front page has a one column heading: "'MATTY' IS DEAD AFTER LONG FIGHT AT SARANAC LAKE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Christy Mathewson. The top of the front page has a three column headline: "WALTER JOHNSON IS PIRATES' MASTER IN OPENING SERIES GAME" with subheads. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, some margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends May 06, 2017 15:12

$52.00
153293

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911008203

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1947. * Henry Ford death (1st report) * Automobile pioneer - Detroit, Michigan The front page has a two column headline: "HENRY FORD IS DEAD AT 83 IN DEARBORN" with subheads that include: "Pioneer In Autos" "Leader in Production Founded Vast Empire in Motors in 1903" and more. Lengthy coverage continues on page 32 with photo of Ford. Too much text to photograph all. Nice to have in this famous NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy int... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2017 07:13

$92.00
153286

CHARLES CURTIS Hebert Hoover United States Vice President DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742637472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 9, 1936 * Charles Curtis death (1st report) * American attorney & politician * Herbert Hoover vice president The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CURTIS DIES AT 76 IN CAPITAL HOME OF HEART DISEASE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. Loads of test. 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 40 pages, rag edition, some spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2017 14:02

$34.00
153284

EDWARD SETTLE GODFREY General Custer's Massacre Survivor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742635173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1932 * Edward Settle Godfrey death * Custer's Massacre survivor Page 17 has a one column heading: "GEN. GODFREY DIES; INDIAN WAR HERO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Edward Settle Godfrey, United States Army Brigadier General who received the Medal of Honor. He was a surviving lieutenant of the 7th United States Cavalry of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. 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 at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:59

$35.00
153274

THOMAS MEIGHAN Silent Film Talkies Movies American Actor DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371907896574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1936 * Actor Thomas Meighan death * Silent film - movies - talkies The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "THOMAS MEIGHAN, MOVIE ACTOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition, some spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Thomas Meighan was an American actor of silent films and early talkies. He played several leading man roles opposite popular actresses of the day including Mary Pickford and Gloria Swanson. At one point he commanded $10,000 a week.

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:16

$35.00
153273

STUDY CLUB FIRE Prohibition Era Nightclub Cabaret Detroit Michigan1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742610444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 21, 1929 * The Study club fire * Detroit, Michigan disaster * Illegal prohibition era nightclub The top of the front page has a one column heading: "18 DIE, 47 INJURED IN FIRE AND PANIC IN DETROIT CABARET" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the prohibition era Detroit, Michigan nightclub fire disaster shortly before the great stock market crash of 1929. 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... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:15

$40.00
153267

EDWARD VIII Becomes King of the United Kingdom England REIGNS 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742606278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1936 * Edward VIII ascends the throne * King of the United Kingdom * King George V death The top of the front page has a three column headline: "EDWARD VII IS PROCLAIMED, RECEIVES FEALTY OF NATION; GEORGE'S FUNERAL TUESDAY" with subheads. (see) Much more 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 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:07

$35.00
153228

WALTER LIGGETT Journalist Minneapolis MN Assassination KID CANN ? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371906257115

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1935 * Journalist Walter Liggett assassination * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a one column photo of Walter Liggett headed: "Assassinated" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of American journalist Walter Liggett. Minneapolis mobster Kid Cann was the probable killer but was later acquitted by a jury. 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 ver... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2017 15:35

$34.00
153217

EDMUND ALLENBY Field Marshal & British Imperial Governor DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371906203853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1936 * Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby death * English soldier and British Imperial Governor The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "ALLENBY IS DEAD; CONQUERED TURKS" with subheads and two photos. Lengthy 1st report coverage here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 ind... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2017 14:17

$35.00
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