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160134

JAMES JOYCE DEATH Irish Novelist Writer & Poet "Ulysses" Fame 1941 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178234730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 13, 1941 * James Joyce death (1st report) * Irish novelist and poet * "Ulysses" fame The front page has a one column heading: "NOVELIST JOYCE DIES FOLLOWING SWISS OPERATION'" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light inked in red letters is the word "Redeemed" (see) near the top of the front page, light toning along the central fold, a little spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends January 27, 2018 15:11

$47.00
160129

HENRY FORD Automobile Pioneer Crash Car Wreck Murder Attempt ? 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178229300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 31, 1927 * Henry Ford assassination attempt ? * Automobile magnate car wreck * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page has a banner headline: "U.S. SLEUTHS SCENT FORD DEATH PLOT IN ACCIDENT" with subheads and photo of Ford. (see) Great to have in a Detroit publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2018 15:03

$57.00
160126

HANK O'DAY The Reverend Baseball Pitcher Umpire & Manager DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178226260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1935 * Hank (Henry) O'Day death (1st report) * MLB baseball pitcher, umpire & manager The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "HENRY O'DAY DIES; BASEBALL UMPIRE" 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 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were ... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2018 14:59

$42.00
160052

ROY ROGERS King of the Cowboys Western Singer/Actor DEATH 1998 Arizona Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372176481213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, July 7, 1998 * Roy Rogers death (1st report) * Singer and cowboy actor * Great to have in a Western-U.S. newspaper The front page has a three column heading: "End of the Trail" with caption: "'King Of Cowboys' Roy Rogers Dies" and photo. More on page 2. Twenty pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2018 13:27

$39.00
160011

MARY BAKER EDDY Christian Science Monitor Founder Newton MA DEATH 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372172513980

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Dec. 5, 1910 \ * Mary Baker Eddy death * Christian Science Page 8 has a one column head: "Science Church Head Is Dead" "Final Summons is Answered by Mary Baker Eddy". The text begins: "Mrs. Mary Baker Eddy, founder of the Church of Christ, Scientist, leader of a million devoted followers the world over, passed away Saturday night..." with more. Subheads include: "Dies In Hour of Triumph" "Mrs. Eddy's Life Story" "Married Three Times". The text takes over 1 1/2 columns. Complete in 12 pages, old tape mend on ftpg., otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 20, 2018 15:20

$59.00
159976

ANITA HILL Clarence Thomas Harrassment Trial & REDD FOXX Death 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171508680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 12, 1991 * Anita Hill & Clarence Thomas trial * Comedian actor Redd Foxx death The two-line banner headline reads "Hill's New Harassment Allegations Draw Angry Denials From Thomas" with subhead "Hearings: The law professor testifies that the nominee often spoke to her about sex. Judge calls the proceedings 'a high-tech lynching for uppity blacks.'" This also includes two large photos of both Clarence Thomas and Professor Anita Fay Hill. There are additional articles on the front page and more inside the issue. Also within this issue is the reporting of the death of comedian Redd Foxx. "Redd Foxx, TV's 'Sanford,' Dies of Heart Attack at 68". Other news, sports ... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:17

$90.00
159974

Rare PORT ROYAL SC South Carolina UNION Occupation 1863 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171504699

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Sept. 12, 1863 * Union occupation title In March of 1862 at Port Royal, after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a military command, the newspaper sought to provide mostly military but no political news for the soldiers, so as not to distract them from their mission which was the suppression of the rebellion. It is also interesting that a Union newspaper was published in South Carolina considering the state remained a Confederate stronghold until the end of the war. Notable content includes a front page report: "Affairs At Morris Island", with more about Morris Island on page 2. Also two militar... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:12

$165.00
159970

JEAN DE RESZKE Polish Tenor & Opera Singer DEATH 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171499188

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1925 * Jean de Reszke death * Polish tenor - opera singer The front page has a one column heading: "JEAN DE RESZKE, GREAT TENOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Jean de Reszke, Polish tenor who was a major opera star of the late 19th century. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, light even toning, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:04

$40.00
159956

Unusual BENJAMIN FRANKLIN False Death Report 2 Years Prior 1788 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948553057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin * False death report Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his character...one of the most extraordinary any age or country has produced..." with a bit more. Franklin actually died over two years later, in April, 1790. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, small binding slits at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:42

$52.00
159908

KURT COBAIN Grunge Rock Band NIRVANA Singer Guitarist DEATH 1994 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372170340869

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1994 * Kurt Cobain suicide death (1st report) * Seattle grunge rock band Nirvana * Singer - songwriter - guitarist The bottom of the ftpg. has a report headed: "Grunge Rock's Kurt Cobain Dies in Apparent Suicide" with subhead: "A shotgun blast to the head claims leader of Nirvana. He was seen as voice of a generation adrift." Included is a color photo of him. The article carries over to pages 24 &25 (see). Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-32 (of 132). Nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2018 07:31

$75.00
159899

EMIL CARLSEN Impressionist Painter Death & Mahatma Gandhi Arrest 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372170332413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4, 1932 * Gandhi arrested - The Mahatma * Emil Carlsen death (1st report) * American Impressionist painter The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GANDHI SENT TO JAIL; PARTY TO BE BANNED; ALL INDIA QUITS WORK" with subheads. (see) lengthy text. Page 21 has a one column heading: "EMIL CARLSEN DIES; FAMOUS PAINTER" with subheads. (see) 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 & instit... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2018 07:10

$39.00
159870

GERALD CHAPMAN Prohibition Era Gangster CONVICTED Death Sentence 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167520649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1925 * Gerald Chapman convicted - death sentence * Count of Gramercy Park - gentleman bandit * Prohibition era outlaw The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CHAPMAN CONVICTED, SENTENCED TO DEATH; HIS NERVE UNBROKEN" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2. 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, irregular along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 14:53

$42.00
159794

ANDREW JOHNSON Post Civil War State of the Union Address Signed 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165812462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Dec. 6, 1865 * President Andrew Johnson * State of the Union Address * Civil War reconstruction Most of the front page and page 2 are taken up with the: "President's Message", being the first state-of-the-union address of President Andrew Johnson. The focus of his speech is the end of the Civil War with comments on the Lincoln assassination: "...Our thoughts next revert to the death of the late President by an act of parricidal treason. The grief of the nation is still fresh; it finds some solace in the consideration that he lived to enjoy the highest proof of its confidence..." with more. It is signed at its conclusion: Andrew Johnson. Four pages, ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:18

$42.00
159741

Best GROUCHO MARX Brothers Comedian Film Star Actor DEATH 1977 L. A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165559384

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 20, 1977 * Groucho Marx death (1st report) * American comedian & film star * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred The headline announces: "GROUCHO MARX DIES" which includes a photo of him in the headline as well (see). The subhead: "Kept Them Laughing 65 Years". Great to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, home of the film & entertainment industry. The complete first section (of 4) with pages 1-28, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 12, 2018 07:37

$148.00
159740

JEFFERSON DAVIS DEATH 1st Report Civil War Confederate President 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165557209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 7, 1889 * Jefferson Davis death (1st report) * Confederate president - Confederacy Almost the entire last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a fine & very detailed report on the death of Jefferson Davis, headed: "THEIR DEAD CHIEFTAIN" "The South In Morning for Jefferson Davis" "Marks of Profound Sorrow Shows Everywhere--Mr. Davis's Last Hours--Funeral Arrangements". Eight pages, toning throughout, partially loose at the spine, browned at the margins with a few margin tears. Generally nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2018 07:34

$64.00
159671

RICK JAMES "Super Freak" R&B Music Song Singer DEATH 2004 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161605414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 7, 2004 * Rick James death (1st report) * "Super Freak" singer The bottom left of the ftpg. has a short bit headed: " 'Super Freak' Singer Rick James Dies at 56" with a photo of him. The full article takes over half of page 14, headed: "Rick James, 56; Funk Music Singer, Known for His 'Super Freak' " with another photo of him. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry, and the city where he lived and died. The complete sections A & B with 44 (of 136) pages. Nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:28

$59.00
159669

DeFOREST KELLEY "Star Trek" Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy Actor DEATH 1999 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161603744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 12, 1999 * DeForest Kelley death (1st report) * Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy * "Star Trek" USS Enterprise actor * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the ftpg. has a small announcement in a photo caption: "DeForest Kelley, Dr. Leonard 'Bones' McCoy on 'Star Trek', has died at 79". The full article is on pg. B13 with: "DeForest Kelley of 'Star Trek'' TV, Movie Fame Dies" with another photo of him. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete sections A & B only with 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:25

$67.00
159636

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Death 1st Report John Adams 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161301144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Dec. 28, 1799 * President George Washington's death * Historic 1st report (rare) The front page begins with a nice letter from "The Senate...To the President of the United States" noting that they wish: "...to express to you their deep regret for the loss their country sustains in the death of General George Washington..." with much more. This is followed by the: "President's Answer" to the Senate, signed in type: John Adams. Then a report from the House of Representatives discussing: "...a suitable mode of commemorating the death of General Washington..." Also another letter concerning the death of Washington. But certainly the great content is on page two where... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:44

$1,875.00
159632

RICHARD PENN Lieutenant Governor Province of Pennsylvania DEATH 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161297807

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, July 29, 1811 The back page has a very nice, black-bordered report of the death of Richard Penn, who was governor of the province of Pennsylvania from 1771-1773. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:37

$27.00
159609

WILLIAM KNIGHTSMITH English Toastmaster Red Long Tailcoat DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941533241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1932 * William Knightsmith death * Famous English toastmaster * Red long tailcoat fame Page 29 has a one column heading: "KNIGHTSMITH DEAD; LONG TOASTMASTER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of William Knightsmith, favorite toastmaster of the royals in England. He introduced the red long tailcoat of modern toastmasters. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:20

$38.00
159489

1989 SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE w/ Photos Palo Alto California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372157731131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENINSULA TIMES TRIBUNE, Palo Alto, California, Oct. 18, 1989 * San Francisco earthquake The dramatic headline appears at the very top, above the title: "KILLER QUAKE" with two large color photos and another headline: "Death Toll Put at 271". More photos and text inside. Great to have this report from a city very close to the disaster. Complete in 46 pages with all 6 sections, just a bit of fold & margin wear.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:43

$29.00
159378

Siegmund ZISHE BREITBART Polish Born Jewish CIRCUS Strongman DEATH1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372152178314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1925 * (Siegmund) Zishe Breitbart death * Polish born Jewish circus strongman Page 23 has a somewhat discrete article with heading: "Breitbart, Athlete, Dies" "Strong Man of Circus and Stage Succumbs to a Nail Scratch" See image for brief text here. Also much on game 5 of the 1925 World Series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Washington Senators beginning on the front page and continuing in the sport's section. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 29, 2017 15:03

$44.00
159333

RUTH SNYDER Sentenced Sing Sing Prison ELECTRIC CHAIR Execution 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372151068625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, November 23, 1927 * Ruth Snyder sentence to death * Sing Sing Prison - electric chair * Eventual famous photo The top of the front page has a one column heading: "APPEALS OF GRAY AND MRS. SNYDER LOST; THEY MUST DIE, COURT RULES" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Ruth Snyder being sentenced to death by electric chair for the murder of her husband. A very famous photograph of her execution would emerge in the New York Daily News. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, address label within the masthead, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 28, 2017 15:25

$37.00
159327

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Day of Thanksgiving Proc. & Jeff. Davis Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935587350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 23, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln Thanksgiving Proclamation The ftpg. begins with: "Death of Samuel Medary" with an additional six ftpg. articles with similar headlines. He was the editor of this newspaper and a former governor of Ohio. Other items include: "The Result of the Presidential Election" with the votes per state; "Official Orders by the President-- The Resignation of Gen. McClellan Accepted..." "Peace on the Basis of the Extermination of Slavery" "Lincoln Congratulated--He Speaks". "Message of President Davis" takes over a full page and is signed in type: Jefferson Davis; "Proclamation of Thanksgiving" is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This intere... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2017 10:22

$67.00
159293

WALTER CAMP "Father of American Football" Yale University DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150150665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1925 * Walter Camp death (1st report) * "Father of American football" The front page has a one column heading: "WALTER CAMP FOUND DEAD IN HOTEL HERE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo of Camp. 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 28 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:36

$45.00
159274

French Marshal FERDINAND FOCH World War I Armistice Fame DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150108507

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1929 * Ferdinand Foch death * World War I fame The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MARSHAL FOCH IS DEAD IN PARIS AT 77 AFTER GALLANT 2-MONTH FIGHT FOR LIFE; WORLD MOURNS GREAT WARRIOR'S DEATH" with subheads and photo. (see) Much more inside. First report coverage on the death of General Ferdinand Foch, key figure in the 1918 World War I armistice. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:04

$40.00
159236

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Death FUNERAL & BURIAL 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142530179

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 12, 1889 * Jefferson Davis funeral & burial * Confederate president - Confederacy The top of the last column on the ftpg. has: "JEFFERSON DAVIS BURIED" "The Grandest Funeral Seen In The South" "New Orleans Draped In Mourning and Thronged With Visitors--Bishop Galleher's Oration". The report takes the entire column & continues on pg. 2 where also are subheads; "Jefferson Davis In Prison". Ten pages, partially loose at the spine, evenly toned, should be handled carefully.

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:32

$43.00
159218

FRANK LOCKHART Speed Race Car Daytona Beach Florida Crash DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142359345

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 26, 1928 * Race car driver Frank Lockhart * Land speed record attempt death * Daytona Beach, Florida The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LOCKHART HURTLES TO DEATH SPEEDING 2200 MILES AN HOUR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 18 with photo of Lockhart. Also a front page report on the death of famous aviator Floyd Bennett with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 56 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 12:28

$45.00
159185

GEORGES CLEMENCEAU Prime Minister of France & WWI Fame DEATH 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928723974

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1929 * Georges Clemenceau death (1st report) * French statesman - Prime Minister of France * World War I Treaty of Versailles fame The front page has a three column headline: "CLEMENCEAU, 'FATHER OF VICTORY,' DIES; PASSES AWAY AT 88 AFTER HOURS IN COMA; WORLD JOINS FRANCE IN MOURNING LOSS" with subhead and photo. (see) Loads of text continues inside. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine, small piece torn away along right margin with a little text loss, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:43

$38.00
159154

VLADIMIR LENIN Nikolai Death Russia Soviet Union Communist 1924 Old Newsppaer


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928092154

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 23, 1924 * Vladimir (Nikolai) Lenin death * Russian leader... Soviet Union The top of the front page has a three column headline: "LENIN DIES OF CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE; MOSCOW THRONGS OVERCOME WITH GRIEF; TROTSKY DEPARTS ILL, RADEK IN DISFAVOR" with subheads and illustration of Lenin. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 3. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 16, 2017 15:48

$45.00
159111

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391927353102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 8, 1925 * Christy Mathewson death (1st report) * New York Giants pitcher * MLB baseball Near the top of the front page are one column heads announcing that: "CHRISTY MATHEWSON DIES UNEXPECTEDLY" "End Comes at Saranac Lake From Tuberculous Pneumonia--Had Long Previous Illness" "Idol Of Baseball World" "Served With Distinction in thee World War--Tribute Is Planned at Series". The article carries over to an inside page where is included a photo of him. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also lengthy reporting on game 1 of the 1925 World Series starting on the front page ans carrying over into the sport's section. Loads... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:35

$72.00
159109

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137479678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, December 10, 1945 * General George S. Patton automobile accident * Post World War II reports The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Patton Accident Leaves General Partly Paralyzed" with subhead. (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. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On December 9, 1945, Patton was severely injured in a road accident. He and his chief of staff, Major General Hobart R. "Hap" Gay, were on a day trip to hunt pheasan... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:31

$52.00
159087

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391927079369

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 December 15, 2017 08:23

$75.00
159074

BATTLE OF ATLANTA w/ General James B. McPherson Killed 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136459980

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, July 25, 1864 * Battle of Atlanta - Georgia * James B. McPherson death Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Operations Before Petersburg" "Gen. Sherman Still Fighting In Front of Atlanta" "Major-General McPherson Killed" "The Enemy Beaten In Open Field" "Guerrilla Raid In Kentucky" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:46

$28.00
158986

LIZZIE BORDEN Woman Ax Murderer Fall River Massachusetts DEATH 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132450262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1927. * Lizzie Borden death report * Famous female Ax Murderer * Fall River, Massachusetts The top of page 21 has one column headings: "LIZZIE BORDEN DIES; HER TRIAL RECALLED" "Acquitted Thirty-three Years Ago of Murdering Wealthy Father and Stepmother" "Mystery Never Solved" and more. (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 44 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, light toning, generally nice.

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:51

$77.00
158984

DULUTH MN Minnesota Circus Workers NEGORES Lynchings Hangings 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132448540

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1920 * Duluth, Minnesota lynchings (1st report) * 3 negro circus workers hanged * Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Duluth Mob Lynches Three Negroes, Frees Three; 5,000 Stormed Jail After Attack on White Girl" See images for text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World fam... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:48

$52.00
158936

American Patriot PATRICK HENRY DEATH 1799 Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923395407

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1799 * Patrick Henry death * 18th century original On page 2 under "Died" is an inconspicuous obituary that reads, in full: "In Virginia, the 6th inst. the Hon. PATRICK HENRY, Esq. one of the Envoys appointed the last Session of Congress, to treat with the French Republic". The back page has the lyrics of a "Song, For The 4th of July, 1799. To the tune of the 'Vicar of Bray.'" Four pages, a little light foxing, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:28

$125.00
158930

JOHN SCALISE Al 'Scarface' Capone Hitman Chicago Outfit MURDER 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131366178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1929 * John Scalise assassination * Al Capone hitman * Chicago Outfit Page 28 has one column headings: "Chicago Police Divide On Cause Of 3 Killings" "Rich Liquor and Vice Profits Believed Responsible by One Side--Stege Sticks to Gang War View" First report coverage on the assassination of three members of the Chicago Outfit including hitman John Scalise. wikipedia notes: In the early morning hours of May 8, 1929, the bodies of John Scalise, Albert Anselmi, and Joseph Giunta were discovered on a lonely road near Hammond, Indiana. All three had been severely beaten and shot to death. One of Scalise’s gunshot wounds had torn off the pinky finger of his lef... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:21

$40.00
158928

GEORGE GIPP "The Gipper" Notre Dame Irish Football Star DEATH 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131363365

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1920 * George 'The Gipper' Gipp death * Notre Dame college football star * Coach Knute Rockne fame Page 12 has a small and somewhat discrete one column heading: "GIPP LOSES LONG FIGHT" "Notre Dame Football Star Succumbs After Fourth Relapse" (see) First report coverage of the death of George Gipp, Notre Dame football star. He is famous for Knute Rockne's quote: 'Win one for the Gipper" in his pre-game pep speech. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication even though the discrete report here. Other news of the day including reports on a Jack Dempsey heavyweight boxing title fight which begins on the front page... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:18

$72.00
158920

Best EDDIE CANTOR American Comedian Singer Dancer Actor DEATH 1964 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131342368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, Oct. 11, 1964 * Eddie Cantor death * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred Above the masthead is a headline: "DEATH TAKES EDDIE CANTOR" with a subhead: "Coronary Closes Bug Eyes At 72" plus a large photo captioned: "Heart Attack Brings Death to Comedian Eddie Cantor". Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the film & entertainment industry. The first section only with pages 1-12, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:50

$68.00
158915

RMS LUSITANIA SINKING Cunard Line Ocean Liner & LEO FRANK Penalty 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131334102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW SCIMITAR, Memphis, Tennessee, May 10, 1915 * RMS Lusitania sinking * Cunard Line ocean liner * Leo Frank sentenced to death The front page headline reports on the Lusitania sinking with: "GERMAN ENVOY REGRETS LOSS OF LIFE" "and smaller head: "Think Wilson Will Hold Act Not Excusable". Also at the top of the ftpg. is a one column head: "Leo Frank Is Sentenced to Hang June 22" with related subheads. See the Wikipedia for more on Leo Frank. Complete in 22 pages, small piece from spine margin of front leaf affects some words in the Leo Frank article, otherwise good condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:38

$57.00
158894

Anti-Alcohol Women Temperance 1900 "Annie" Turner Wittenmyer Founder Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923297867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TEMPERANCE TRIBUNE, Jefferson, Ohio, March 1, 1900 * Rare title The masthead has a banner of the: "Non-Partisan National W.C.T.U." (Women's Christian Temperance Union) focused on the elimination of alcohol from society. This organization still exists today (see Wikipedia). This issue features a lengthy biography of Sarah "Annie" Turner Wittenmyer, its first national president (recently died) including a ftpg. photo of her. A rare, semi-monthly publication, 9 1/2 by 12 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:28

$57.00
158885

BATTLE OF QUEBEC Benedict Arnold & ETHAN ALLEN 1776 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923194942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE OR ESSEX GAZETTE, (Cambridge), Feb. 22, 1776 * Battle of Quebec - Canada * General Benedict Arnold report * Ethan Allen in captivity * American Revolutionary War The top of the first column begins with a report from Cork that: "...there has been commotions amongst the soldiers who are to embark for America; that a great numbers of them have deserted & that several of the officers who are absent have sent letters to acquaint their officers that they shall not join their regiments to be sent upon so unusual a war, to shed the blood of their countrymen." with more related content. There are additional reports relating to the Revolutionary War on the front page, includin... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 10:11

$890.00
158875

Very Rare DEADWOOD South Dakota Gold Mining Town WILD BILL HICKOK 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923176305

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLACK HILLS PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, October 21, 1876 * Very rare title * Famous Old West town * re. Wild Bill Hickok murder The top of the front page under the heading "Wyoming Items" appears a note about the murder of Wild Bill Hickok: "Hon. J.J. Jenkins, U.S. Attorney for this Territory, will leave Cheyenne to-day for Yankton, Dakota, where he will prosecute McCall, the murderer of J.B. Hickok, (Wild Bill)." Jack McCall shot Hickok from behind while playing poker in a bar in Deadwood on August 2, 1876. The front page also makes mention of Seth Bullock, Deadwood's first sheriff (see Wikipedia for much more on him) and an article on the back page is headed: "Important To... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:25

$3,350.00
158843

Actor EDWIN BOOTH Richard II Theater Play ASSASSINATION Attempt 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372130521584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, April 24, 1879 * Actor Edwin Booth * Attempted assassination (1st report) * Mark Gray The top of page 2 has an article headed: "Edwin Booth Fired At" "Attempted Assassination of the Actor in a Chicago Theatre" (see) Another article appears on page 3 headed: "THE ATTACK ON EDWIN BOOTH" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Mark Gray (attempted assassin) was a traveling salesman from Keokuk, Iowa who fired two shots from a pistol at actor Edwin Booth on April 23, 1879. Booth was playing the title role in Richard II (play) at McVickers Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, during the f... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:17

$40.00
158841

Original 1971 JIM MORRISON The Doors Lead Singer Songwriter Poet DEATH 1st Rpt.


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922747250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 9, 1971 * Jim Morrison death * The Doors Page 27 has a one column heading: "Rock Singer Morrison Reported Dead at 26" First report coverage on the mysterious death of The Door's lead singer, Jim Morrison. wikipedia notes: Due to his wild personality and performances, he is regarded by critics and fans as one of the most iconic, charismatic and pioneering frontmen in rock music history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:15

$92.00
158831

CARLOS GARDEL Argentine Actor Singer Tango Dance Legend KILLED 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922740619

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, June 25, 1935 * Carlos Gardel airplane crash death * Argentine singer, songwriter & actor * Tango legend The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Noted Flier, Actor and 12 Others Die in Plane Collision" with subheads and photo (see) First report coverage continues on page 6 with photo and map. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:01

$42.00
158807

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ John Paul Jones & More 1780 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391921884033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, May 30, 1780 * Revolutionary War * Great masthead On the front page under "London" is part of a letter from Amsterdam stating: "...that several English gentlemen have been in company with the celebrated Paul Jones, who relate that he is proud & haughty, and can talk nothing of sea affairs; however, he has the good manners not to speak disrespectfully of the English; the only reflection he made worthy of committing to paper was this: 'he never did, nor...would accept...a command...for his private advantage...he would be cut to pieces rather than shuffle with his employers to enrich himself, at the expence of his honor.' ". The front page also has a l... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2017 15:37

$435.00
158803

JAMES LONG (Filibuster) Spanish Texas Expedition for Independence 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372129616370

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 11, 1819 * James Long (filibuster) * Spanish Texas expedition The most notable content is the nice ftpg. article: "Another Declaration of Independence" which is an historic letter signed: James Long, concerning this "Long Expedition" This was an 1819 attempt to take control of Spanish Texas led by James Long, which successfully established a small independent government known as the Republic of Texas (distinct from the later Republic of Texas created by the Texas Revolution). The expedition crumbled later in the year, as Spanish troops drove the invaders out. Long returned to Texas in 1820 and attempted to reestablish his control. Also on the... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2017 15:01

$58.00
158759

RUTH SNYDER & Judd Gray Murder GUILTY Verdict Death Sentence 1927 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128693040

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1927 * Ruth Snyder and Judd Gray guilty of murder * Death sentence - electric chair The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MRS. SNYDER AND GRAY FOUND GUILTY IN THE FIRST DEGREE IN SWIFT VERDICT; BOTH TO GET DEATH SENTENCE MONDAY" with subheads that include: "First Ballot Dooms Her" "Widow's Story False and Gray's the Truth, Jurors Find" and more. (see) Much more inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with front page reporting on the aviator Charles Nungesser flight across the Atlantic in which they became missing. Complete with all 56 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:39

$46.00
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