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163028

GEORGE WASHINGTON 2nd Presidential State of the Union Address 1790 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019057176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, December, 1790 * President George Washington * 2nd State of the Union Address The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted in the title/contents page. Among the articles are: "Account of the Moravian Settlement at Bethlehem in Pennsylvania" which takes over a full page; "The Family Economy & Employments of the Gypsies" "Chinese Letter" "Classical Allusions to America Considered" "On Evil Invisible Beings" "Geographical Description of Bachelor's Island" "Curious Particulars Concerning the Inhabitants of the Island of Sumatra" "Remarks on the English Language, by Noah Webster" and much more. But certainly the most nota... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 10:12

$285.00
162909

CHAPPAQUIDDICK INCIDENT Mary Jo Kopechne & Senator Ted Kennedy 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372274695077

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PARSONS SUN, Kansas, July 23, 1969 * Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne * Chappaquiddick Island incident * re. Apollo 11 Moon landing The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Ted's Driving Permit Lifted in Death Probe". (see) Complete with all 22 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 10, 2018 15:11

$33.00
162886

IRVING THALBERG "Boy Wonder" Hollywood Film Movie Producer DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392016483549

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1936 * Irving Thalberg death * "The Boy Wonder" * Film - movie producer The top of page 29 has a one column heading: "I. G. THALBERG DIES; FILM PRODUCER, 37" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Irving Thalberg, Hollywood film producer. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 60 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.... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2018 15:19

$38.00
162879

BASIL ZAHAROFFF "Merchant of Death" Greek Weapons Dealer DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372273780518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 28, 1936 * Basil Zaharoff death * "Merchant of death" * Greek arms dealer The front page has a one column heading: "ZAHAROFF IS DEAD; STILL A 'MYSTERY'" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Basil Zaharoff, Greek arms dealer and industrialists. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2018 15:10

$38.00
162829

NIKITA BALIEFF Jewish Armenian Stage Actor Director Writer DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372271082545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 4, 1936 * Nikita Balieff death (1st report) * Jewish Russian Armenian The top of page 19 has a photo with one column heading: "NIKITA BALIEFF, 59, STAGE FIGURE, 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 with all 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 th... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2018 15:26

$37.00
162680

HELEN KELLER Teacher & Life Companion Anne Sullivan Macy DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012041262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1936 * Anne Sullivan Macy death (1st report) * Teacher and companion of Helen Keller Page 27 has one column headings that include: "MRS. MACY IS DEAD; AIDED MISS KELLER" "Teacher and Famous Blind and Deaf Pupil Associated Since They Met in 1887" and more with photo of Macy. (see) First report coverage the death of Annie Sullivan, companion of Helen Keller. Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns. My guess is that the New York Times would be one of the very few publications to report this. 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 percen... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2018 15:34

$52.00
162676

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES JR. Supreme Court of the United States DEATH1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012039275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1935 * Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. death (1st report) * Supreme Court of the United States * Associate Justice The top of the front page has a two column heading with photo: "Justice Holmes Succumbs To Pneumonia at Age of 93" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with more 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 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2018 15:30

$47.00
162675

FRANCIS P. DUFFY Catholic Priest "Fighting 69th" Chaplain DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012037989

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1932 * Francis D. Duffy death * 69th Infantry Regiment * Duffy Square - Times Square The front page has a one column heading: "FATHER DUFFY DEAD; WON FAME IN WAR" with subheads. First report coverage on the death of Francis P. Duffy, Canadian American soldier, Roman Catholic priest and military chaplain. Probably only reported in NYC papers. 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 ... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2018 15:27

$50.00
162674

HARLEY-DAVIDSON Motorcycle Company Founder William A. DEATH 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372266847622

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1937 * Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company * Death of co-founder William Davidson Page 23 has one column headings: "WILLIAM DAVIDSON, MOTORCYCLE MAKER" "Harley-Davidson Vice President and a Veteran in His Field Dead in Milwaukee" "INVENTED MACHINE IN 1903" "One of 3 Brothers Who Joined a Chum in Enterprise That Started in Small Shed" First report coverage on the death of one of the original founders of the famed Harley Davidson Mortorcycle Company. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. My guess is that the New York Times may be one of the very few papers that had coverage of Davidson's death. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pa... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2018 15:27

$87.00
162668

GEORGE S. PATTON World War II U.S. Army General Day of Death 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372266830368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1945 * General George S. Patton day of death * Post World War II reports The front page has a one column heading: "Patton Contracts Infection" (see) Patton would die on this day. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On December 9, 1945, Patton was severely injured in a road accident. He and his chief of staff, Major General Hobart R. "Hap" Gay, were on a day trip to hunt pheasants in the country outside Mannheim. Their 1938 Cadillac Model 75 was driven by Private First Class Horace Woodring (1926–2003), with Patton... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2018 15:05

$38.00
162662

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Killed by Robert Ford Brothers 1882 Memphis TN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372266826432

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, April 6, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James killed * Robert & Charles Ford The front page has an uncommonly nice report concerning the death of the notorious Jesse James, taking about half a column with very nice heads: "THE DEAD BANDIT" "Removing the Remains of Jesse James to the Grave" "The Ford Boys Becoming Anxious as to Their Fate" (see for the full report). Four pages of large folio size, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends May 02, 2018 14:59

$157.00
162604

HARRY HOUDINI Magician Escape Artist Appendicitis NEAR DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392009674470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1926 * Harry Houdini near death * Magic - magician - escape artist Page 27 has a somewhat discrete article headed: "Give Houdini New Serum" with subhead. See image for text here. He would die four days later (Halloween). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 56 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:12

$38.00
162573

CHARLES WEBSTER HAWTHORNE American Portrait & Genre Painter DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372261999322

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, November 30, 1930 * Charles Webster Hawthorne death * American portrait and genre painter * Cape Cod School of Art founder Page 9 of this section has a one column heading: "C. W. HAWTHORNE, NOTED ARTIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles Webster Hawthorne. Other news throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 22 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2018 15:06

$34.00
157641

1st WOMEN'S AIR DERBY "Powder Puff" Airplane Race MARVEL CROSSON 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896854308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1929 * 1st Women's Air Derby begins * "Powder Puff Derby" * Marvel Crosson's crash & death The front page has a three column headline: "GIRL FLIER KILLED, AIR DERBY CRITICIZED" with subheads that include: "Miss Crosson Dies In Fall" "Evidently Leaped at Low Elevation, Parachute Failing to Open" and more. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, minor spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The first Women’s Air Derby during the 1929 National Air Races, commonly known as the “Powder Puff Derby”, was the first official women-only air race in the Unite... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2018 15:36

$47.00
162487

EMMA LAZARUS Poet Writer Statue of Liberty Pedestal Sonnet DEATH 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256527607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 20, 1887 * Emma Lazarus death * American poet - writer * Statue of Liberty fame The back page has over half a column headed: "Emma Lazarus" "Death of An America Poet of Uncommon Talent". Although not a name known by all, one of her works is known by almost all, as she wrote the poem which appears at the base of the Statue of Liberty, "The New Colossus" which includes the memorable words: "...Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore...". Complete in 16 pages, some older mends to some pages but not on the noted page, browned & somewhat fragile with minor margin chipping. Should be handled ca... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2018 15:26

$75.00
162460

MARK TWAIN'S "Becky Thatcher" The Adventures of Tom Sawyer DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256472917

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1928 * Laura Hawkins Frazer death (1st report) * Childhood sweetheart of Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens * "Becky Thatcher" The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Page 23 has a one column heading: "MRS. FRASER DIES; CHUM OF TWAIN" with subheads that include: "The Becky Thatcher of Famous Humorist's Books Succumbs at the Age of 91" and more. (see) First report coverage on the death of Laura Hawkins Frazer, inspiration for Becky Thatcher in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. 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 t... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2018 14:17

$46.00
162375

FORD HUNGER STRIKE Massacre Riot Dearborn Michigan Unemployed 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392004699279

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1932 * Ford Hunger March - massacre - riots * Detroit to Dearborn, Michigan * Unemployed Ford Motor Company workers The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FOUR KILLED IN RIOT AT MAIN FORD PLANT AS 3,000 IDLE FIGHT" 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 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Ford Hunger March, sometimes called the Ford Massacre, was a demonstration of unemployed workers starting in Detroit and ending in Dearborn, Michigan, that took place on March 7, 1932. Th... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2018 15:40

$44.00
162346

QUEEN VICTORIA DEATH Monarch of Great Britain & Empress of India 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392004052569

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT JOURNAL, January 23, 1901 * Queen Victoria death * U.K. Great Britain and Ireland * Edward VII becomes King The top of the front page has a two column headline: "FUNERAL TO BE HELD AT NIGHT" with subheads and related illustration. Also another two column headline: "EDWARD VII. TAKES THE OATH AS KING" with subheads. (see) Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:37

$39.00
162342

SHERWOOD ANDERSON American Novelist Writer Winesburg Ohio Fame DEATH 1941 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372253607355

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1941 * Sherwood Anderson death * American novelist - writer * Winesburg, Ohio fame Page 41 has a one column heading: "ANDERSON IS DEAD, NOTED AUTHOR, 64" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sherwood Anderson, American novelist. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2018 13:34

$40.00
162261

STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN Iconic Guitarist - Singer KILLED 1990 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001573412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 28, 1990 * Stevie Ray Vaughan death (1st report) * Guitarist - singer - musician - songwriter The bottom of the ftpg. has a report headed: "Stevie Ray Vaughan, Guitar Great, Dies in Copter Crash" with subhead: "The Grammy-winning performer had just completed a Wisconsin concert. Four others are killed." The article carries over to page 13 and includes a photo of him. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-20 (of 120). Nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:44

$77.00
162255

CHARLES DWIGHT SIGSBEE Captain of USS Maine Blown Up Havana DEATH 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001571731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1923 * Charles Dwight Sigsbee death * USS Maine captain Page 13 has a one column heading: "ADMIRAL SIGSBEE OF THE MAINE DIES" with subheads that include: "Commanded Battleship When She was Blown Up in Havana in 1898" "His Death Sudden At 78" and more with photo of Sigsbee. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles Dwight Sigsbee, captain of the USS Maine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:39

$40.00
162246

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Naval Commander DEATH Poverty ? 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392001565080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL ASYLUM & COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, September, 1792 * John Paul Jones death - poverty ? * Revolutionary War naval commander * "Father of the American Navy" This issue begins with a letter from Benjamin Rush concerning the academy at Bordentown, New Jersey, with a lengthy response. Also inside is the continued: "History Of the American Revolution" which takes 7 pages; "Capture of a Fort by a Drunken Sailor" "On The Indian War" & more. There are 12 pages taken up with much detail on: "Proceedings of Congress" . There two letters each signed in type by La Fayette. Near the back is "The Chronicle" which has the latest news of the day. Included is: "The celebrated Paul J... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:29

$76.00
162143

POPE BENEDICT XV Head of the Catholic Church Pontiff DEATH 1922 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372247909541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1922 * Pope Benedict XV death * Head of the Catholic Church The front page has a nice banner headline: "POPE BENEDICT XV. PASSES AWAY EARLY THIS MORNING; LINGERS HOURS AFTER WORLD GETS REPORT OF DEATH; TRIBUTES PAID TO THE PONTIFF BY MEN OF ALL RELIGIONS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy reporting continues on the following pages with photo. Loads of text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section with all 24 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 13, 2018 06:49

$40.00
162133

MAE WEST Actress Arrest & Wall Street's Clarence W. Barron Death 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391999878004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 3, 1928 * Clarence W. Barron death (1st report) * Important Wall Street figure * Mae West arrest The front page has one column headings that include: "CLARENCE W. BARRON, PUBLISHER, IS DEAD" "Head of The Wall St. Journal a Victim of Catarrhal Jaundice at 73 in Battle Creek" "Noted Financial Figure" and more with smaller subheads. Text continues on page 2 with photo of Barron. Page 33 has one column headlines that include: "COURT STAYS POLICE ON MAE WEST PLAY" and more. (see) Coverage on her arrest for participating in a play with a sexual theme. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was pr... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2018 06:31

$42.00
162129

RODMAN WANAMAKER Department Store Magnate Aviation Investor DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391999398504

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1928 * Rodman Wanamaker death * Department store magnate The top of the front page has a one column heading: "R. WANAMAKER DIES SUDDENLY AT 65 AT ATLANTIC CITY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Rodman Wanamaker, department store magnate. 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 the primary subscribers of these high-quality editi... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2018 15:19

$39.00
162115

Early AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Attorney William H. McSwiggin Murder 1926 Newpsaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372246627911

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1926. * Early Al 'Scarface' Capone * William H.McSwiggin's Death Page 19 has a one column heading: "SAY ALLEGED GUNMAN WAS VILLAGE BOSS" with subhead: "Chicago police Name Forest View for Capone, Sought as Slayer of McSwiggin". (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 11, 2018 15:26

$45.00
162101

FRED "KILLER" BURKE Captured & Tim Healy Irish Free State DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391998829721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1931 * Tim Healy (politician) death * Irish nationalist - Irish Free State * Gangster era hitman Fred "Killer" Burke captured * St. Valentine's Day massacre suspect Page 25 has a one column heading: "'TIM' HEALY DIES, IRISH STATESMAN" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Tim Healy, first Governor-General of the Irish Free State. Page 52 has one column headings: "BURKE, ACE OF CRIME, IS CAPTURED ASLEEP" "Killer, Charged With Chicago's St. Valentine Massacre, Is Surrounded in Missouri Farmhouse", "Rushed With Machine Guns" "Fugitive, Who Is Trapped in Bed, Thought His Captors Were Gangsters Seeking Vengeance" with smaller su... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2018 15:15

$40.00
162073

LOUIS MARSHALL Jews Jewish Leader Minorities Advocate DEATH 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391996914378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 12, 1929 * Louis Marshall death (1st report) * Jewish community leader - Judaica * Minorities advocate The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LOUIS MARSHALL DIES ABROAD IN 73D YEAR AFTER A BRAVE FIGHT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. Loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 64 pages, light toning at the margins, minor irregularity along the spine (see), nice condition.

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Ends April 08, 2018 16:14

$45.00
162066

NELLIE BLY Elizabeth Jane Cochrane New York Journalist DEATH 1922 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391996910249

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 28, 1922 * Nellie Bly Death * Elizabeth Jane Cochrane * New York World journalist Page 13 has one column headings: "Nellie Bly, Journalist, Dies Of Pneumonia" "Famous for Rapid Trip Around the World in 1889 and Other Daring Exploits" First report coverage on the death of famed New York World journalist, Nellie Bly. Nice to have in this famed NYC paper. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends April 08, 2018 16:04

$62.00
162018

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243328881

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, May 25, 1829 * John Jay death The top of pg. 3 has: "Obituary" of the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, introduced as: "Died, on Sunday, the 17th inst. at Bedford in West Chester County, (N.Y.), the Honourable and Venerable JOHN JAY, at the advanced age of 84 years..." with much more, taking most of the column. Two very small wear holes hear cause loss of 3 words. Four pages, some minor foxing, generally good.

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:06

$31.00
161931

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom DEATH 1820 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994733462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 5, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death - best title to be had ? The front page has "By the King, A Proclamation" concerning the death of King George III, prefaced with: "Requiring all Persons, being in Office of Authority or Government at the Decease of the late King, to Proceed in the Execution of their Respective Offices.". The king had just died 7 days earlier. Great to have this announcement in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete in 22 pages, 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, small slits at the blank spine margin, great condition.

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:04

$42.00
161923

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Electric Light Bulb Inventor Death FUNERAL 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994729591

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 21, 1931. * Inventor Thomas Edison death * Funeral - burial ceremony (day of) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Edison Funeral Today, On Anniversary Of His Electric Light" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally good.

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Ends April 05, 2018 11:55

$37.00
161902

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994264048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1945 * General George S. Patton day of death * Post World War II reports Page 9 has a one column heading: "Patton Has Setback; Alarm Is Discounted" (see) Patton would die on this day. 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 the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. wikipedia notes: On December 9, 1945, Patton was sev... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:52

$40.00
161901

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372240316255

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1945 * General George S. Patton death funeral * Post World War II reports The front page has a one column heading: "TROOPS JAM CHURCH FOR PATTON RITES" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues inside with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. ... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:51

$47.00
161881

GEORGE S. PATTON World War II United States Army General DEATH 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372240295727

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1945 * General George S. Patton death * Post World War II reports The front page has a two column heading: "Patton Receives GI's Last Salute; Burial Tomorrow in Luxembourg". (see) Coverage continues on page 13 with related photo. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On December 9, 1945, Patton was severely injured in a road accident. He and his chief of staff, Major General Hobart R. "Hap" Gay, were on a day trip to hunt pheasants in the country outside Mannheim. Their 1938 Cadillac Model 75 was driven by Private First Class Horace Woodring (1926–2003), with Patt... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:27

$46.00
161872

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Death 1st Report in a 1800 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372240279714

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, London, January, 1800 * President George Washington's death Near the back is a report noting; "By letters received...we are much concerned to learn the death of that great and good character, General Washington, who died of an inflammation in his throat on the 14th of the same month, at his seat at Mount Vernon, in the 68th year of his age, after an illness of only 23 hours..." with more on this, including an acknowledgement from the House of Rep., signed in type: John Adams. Plus there is the notable & famous letter form Washington's long-time secretary, signed: Tobias Lear, in which he offers details in his letter datelines 'Mount Vernon, ,Dec. 15, 1799' & beginning:... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:06

$155.00
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
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
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