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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
158756

FREDDIE MERCURY Rock Band QUEEN Singer DEATH of AIDS 1991 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391921112937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 25, 1991 * Freddie Mercury death (1st report) * Lead singer of the rock band Queen Page 4 has a one column heading: "British Rock Star Mercury Dies of AIDS" Included is a photo of him. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with all 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:35

$62.00
158747

L. FRANK BAUM The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Children Book Fame DEATH 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128682713

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1919 * L. Frank Baum death (1st report) * "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" fame Page 17 has a small one column heading: "L. Frank Baum Dead" with subhead. (see) Baum was known mostly with his children book "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" which was the basis for the famous 1939 movie. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, some creases on the front page, minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:21

$40.00
158697

Gunfighter WYATT EARP Tombstone Arizona O.K. Corral Fame DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918898227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1929. *Gunfighter Wyatt Earp death * Babe Ruth's wife death * 2 historic reports in one issue The top of page 23 has one column headings: "NOTED GUN FIGHTER OF OLD WEST DEAD" "End Comes to Wyatt Earp at Los Angeles After Life of Battling 'Bad Men'" "Defeated Clayton Gang" "As Referee With a Pistol at Sharkey-Fitzsimmons Fight, His Decision Stood" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also one column headings on page 3 read: "FIRE CAUSES DEATH OF MRS. BABE RUTH' 'Estranged From Husband" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, a few small binding... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2017 12:46

$265.00
158673

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom SON'S DEATH 1820 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372124490479

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 25, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death of his 4th son - best title to have The front page is black-bordered for the announcement of the death of the 4th son of King George III, the page reading: "Yesterday morning, at ten o'clock; departed this life, at Sidmouth, after a short illness, His Royal Highness Edward Duke of Kent and Strathern, His Majesty's fourth son, to the great grief of all the Royal Family." The remainder of the ftpg. has notices concerning the official mourning (see). Ironically, King George III would die just six days later. Great to have this announcement in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:48

$138.00
158662

FRED DUESENBERG Automobile Designer Race Car Motors Pioneer DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917998657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1932 * Fred Duesenberg death * Automobile pioneer * Race car motors Page 17 has a one column heading: "F. S. DUESENBERG DIES OF AUTO INJURY" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frederick Samuel Duesenberg, automobile pioneer designer, manufacturer and sportsman. 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, generally very nice.

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:34

$45.00
158613

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123516967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 2, 1780 Page 2 has most of a column taken up with various reports concerning the Revolutionary War, a few items including: "...that Monsieur de Ternay sailed from France with 6000 troops but that so many died on their passage that when he came to effect a landing on Rhode Island he did not disembark more than 4000. That Washington was making a show of forming magazines & had collected as large a body of forces as possible, but that his army was made up of men of all ages & conditions & was but little to be depended upon. That Gen. Clinton had taken with him 10,000 men & after having embarked them and proceeded...to the extreme point of Long Island..." ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:11

$57.00
158612

AARON BURR DEATH & Slavery Slaves in Texas - Creek Indians 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123516250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 17, 1836 * Aaron Burr death * Slavery in the Southwest * Native Americans - Indians The front page has over half a column concerning the recent death of Aaron Burr, with much detail on his life. Within the issue are: "Removal of the Creeks--Official" "The Indian War" "Slavery in Texas" which takes 1 1/2 pages; "Letter from General Jackson: signed in type: Andrew Jackson; "Letter from Gen. Harrison" signed; Wm. H. Harrison; "Mr. Tyler & Slavery in the District of Columbia" and much more. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:10

$39.00
158530

BETTE DAVIS Hollywood Movie Film Theater Actress Icon DEATH 1989 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372121364299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 8, 1989 * Bette Davis death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actress * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the front has a two column heading: "Lavish Tributes Pour In for Film Star Bette Davis" with caption: "She Dies in Paris at 81" and photo. (see) More on pages 58 & 59. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 60 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:21

$165.00
158493

ULYSSES S. GRANT General & President Death w/ PRINT Illustration 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118426481

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JAMESTOWN EVENING JOURNAL, New York, July 23, 1885 * General Ulysses S. Grant A nice newspaper reporting the death of General Ulysses S. Grant, with all columns on all 4 pgs. black-bordered and the ftpg. having a nice engraving of him with column heads: "HIS SUFFERING ENDED" "THE DEATH OF GEN. GRANT ! " "Peacefully & Painlessly He Passes Away, With His Family Around Him" "Beholding the Sunrise of a New Day in Another World" "Affecting Scenes in the Chamber of Death--How the End Came" with much detail, the text taking nearly two columns. Four pages, rubbing & wear at the folds with some perforation, a few small archival mends mostly inside, wear at the margins.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:29

$64.00
158477

ISADORA DUNCAN Freakish Death Silky SCARF Automobile Accident 1927 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914401319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1927 * Isadora Duncan freakish death * Creator of the modern dance The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "ISADORA DUNCAN, DRAGGED BY SCARF FROM AUTO, KILLED" "Dancer Is Thrown to Road While Riding at Nice and Her Neck IS Broken" "Has Premonition Of Death" "Tragedy Marked Career" and more. (see) Lengthy text. First report coverage on the freak accidental death of the famed dancer involving one the scarfs she was best known for. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, Minor spine wear with a few staples along ... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:03

$57.00
158422

ARMY CADETS Richard Brinsley Sheridan Jr. College Football DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116266478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1931 * Richard Brinsley "Dick" Sheridan, Jr. * West Point Army Cadet death (1st report) * College football game vs. Yale (broken neck) The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Sheridan, Army End, Dies of Football Injury; Mother at Bedside After Fast Trip by Motor" (see) First report coverage on the death of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Jr., who broke his neck during a Army vs. Yale college football game. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:12

$38.00
158376

JOSEPH PILSUDSKI Poland Polish Dictator Ruler 1st Marshall DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913240726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 13, 1935 * Joseph (Jozef) Pilsudski death * Polish Poland dictator The front page has a two column heading: "Marshal Joseph Pilsudski, Dictator of Poland, Dies on Ninth Anniversary of Coup" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, moreso along the spine, generally good.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:03

$42.00
158225

Very Rare 17th Century 1666 London Newspaper w/ English Civil War Conspirators


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372109854098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 26-30, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * English Civil War conspirators This is a very early issue (issue #48) of the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having started just the previous year in 1665. And this is a pre "Great Fire" of London issue, which was reported in the issues of early September, 1666. The ftpg. is mostly taken up with various European reports, mostly with a military theme. The bkpg. is similar, although there is a report which takes over one-third of the 2nd column which begins: "At the sessions in the Old Bailey, John Rathbone an old Army Colonel, William Saunders, Henry Tucker, Thomas Flint, Thomas Evans, J... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:29

$156.00
158215

STATESBORO GA Bulloch County Georgia & More TORNADOES Disaster 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909895032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 27, 1929 * Statesboro, Georgia & more * Tornadoes disaster The front page has a one column heading: "TORNADO DEATH TOLL REACHES 87 IN SOUTH; 500 KNOWN INJURED" with subheads that include: "Storm Descends at Night on Statesboro, Ga., Killing 34 There and Hurting 70" and more. (see) First report coverage on the tornado outbreak in Georgia and South Carolina in which the city of Statesboro was hardest hit. 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 o... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:08

$40.00
158192

EASTON PA Pennsylvania Quarry Lehigh Protland Cement Co EXPLOSION 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909288416

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1942 * Easton, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania * Lehigh Portland Cement Company * Limestone quarry explosion disaster The front page has one column headings that include: "31 BLOWN TO DEATH AS QUARRY BLAST JARS 2-STATE ZONE", "Premature Explosion of 21 Tons of Gelatinite Near Easton Is Felt Over 50-Mile Radius" and more. (see) First report coverage continues on page 5 with two related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:36

$46.00
158183

LESLEY J. McNAIR Operation Cobra World War II Normandy KILLED 1944 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372108897152

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1944 * Lesley J. McNair death (1st report) * World War II United States Army * Operation Cobra - Normandy Campaign The front page has a two column heading: "McNair Killed in Normandy Watching Push on U.S. Front" with subhead and photo. (see) More on page 3. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:22

$40.00
158065

Rare CLYDE BARROW Texas Enemy # 1 & Raymond Hamilton PHOTOS 1934 TX Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106939215

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS, Texas, January 24, 1934 * Outlaw Clyde Barrow photo * Bonnie and Clyde fame The front page has two, one column photos of Clyde Barrow & Raymond Hamilton with caption: "Texas' Enemies Nos. 1 and 2" and text that includes: "The daring of Clyde Barrow, last of the Bloody Barrows of West Dallas slum fame...." Rare to find period photos of Barrow prior to his death. Probably not found in non-Texas newspapers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2017 14:14

$220.00
158064

DOLLY MADISON President James Wife DEATH ? Newark New Jersey 1849 NJ Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908034503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey, July 10, 1849 * Death of Dolly Madison ? Page 2 has a small report headed: "Reported Death of Mrs. Madison" with a Washington dateline, noting: "Mrs. Madison, widow of James Madison, died this morning at an advanced age..." with a bit more, and then: "A despatch a few hours later says Mrs. Madison was still living, but very low." In reality she would die on July 12. Four pages, minor margin wear, a few ftpg. smudges.

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Ends November 15, 2017 14:13

$28.00
158046

CHICAGO BLACK SOX 1919 World Series Scandal NOT GUILTY Verdict 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391907985209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 3, 1921 * Chicago "Black Sox" White Sox * 1919 World Series of baseball scandal * Not guilty verdict - "Shoeless" Joe Jackson * Enrico Caruso death - Italian operatic tenor The top of a front page column has the historic verdict on the White Sox players who were accused of conspiring to throw the 1919 World Series. The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WHITE SOX PLAYERS ARE ALL ACQUITTED BY CHICAGO JURY" with subheads: "Two Others, Indicted With Them, Are Also Declared Not Guilty" "Verdict In three Hours" and more. (see) The report takes most of the column & concludes on page 2. Despite the court verdict, the commissioners of baseball would ban all eigh... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 12:32

$110.00
157969

SID HATFIELD Battle of Matewan Police Chief Fame Shootout KILLED 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372102999689

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1921 * Sid Hatfield death (1st report) * Battle of Matewan, West Virginia fame The front page has a one column heading: "SID HATFIELD SLAIN BEFORE COURT HOUSE" with subheads that include: "Noted Figure in Recent West Virginia Mine Troubles Is Killed in a Gun Fight" and more. (see) First report coverage on the shooting death of William Sidney 'Sid' Hatfield, police chief of Matewan, West Virginia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, some spine wear, a little other minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:17

$62.00
157931

NIAGARA FALLS DAREDEVIL Barber - Charles Stephens - Barrel KILLED 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372101999317

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1920 * Charles Stephens - daredevil * Over the Niagara Falls in barrel * 1st death in this manner The front page has a one column heading: "DIES IN NIAGARA, RIDING IN BARREL" with subheads that include: "English Barber 'Daredevil' Killed in Plunge as Craft Is Broken to Pieces" "Fails At The Water Curtain" and more. (see) First report coverage on the death of daredevil, Charles Stephens, while attempting to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel. He was the first daredevil to be killed this way. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 28 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends November 10, 2017 14:10

$45.00
157892

Polar Explorer ROALD AMUNDSEN Death Official AIRPLANE Latham 47 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372101048814

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 2, 1928 * Roald Amundsen death confirmed * Norwegian polar - arctic explorer The top of the front page has a two column headline: "AMUNDSEN PONTOON FOUND OFF NORTH NORWAY COAST; HOPE FOR CREW ABANDONED" with subheads that include: "Identification Is Definite" "Norwegians Believe That Nobile Relief Party Perished on Flight to Spitsbergen" and more. This discovery put any hopes of finding the famous arctic explorer alive to rest. First report coverage continues on page 2 with nice photo of Amundsen. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 18 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:23

$48.00
157835

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN'S WILL General Israel Putnam Death - Jews 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099862649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 29, 1790 * General Israel Putnam death * re. Benjamin Franklin's will * Jews - Jewish - Judaica Pg. 2 has a brief item: "On the 29th of May last died, at Brooklyn in America, in the 73rd year of his age, Israel Putnam, Esq., Major General of the late continental army." Half of page 4 has news headed: "America" which includes a report from Boston: "The Select Men, having received from the executors of Dr. Franklin's will...The extracts are lengthy & contain many of those judicious & elegant maxims & observations for which the Doctor is so justly celebrated. They contain many legacies to the town..." with more. Page 6 has a Judaica report noting: "...r... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:09

$46.00
157827

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio PHYSICS Electricity Death FUNERAL 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099855257

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1943 * Nikola Tesla death - funeral * Father of Radio - Physics Pager 24 has one column headlines that include: "2,000 ARE PRESENT AT TESLA FUNERAL" "Cathedral of St. John the Divine Is Scene of Yugoslav State Function for Scientist" "Great In Science Attend" and more. (see) First report coverage on Nikola Tesla's funeral. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. 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... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 07:55

$88.00
157754

Best BALDWIN HILLS DAM DISASTER Reservoir Break Collapse Flood 1963 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900489681

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 15, 1963 * Baldwin Hills Reservoir dam disaster * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred The banner headline notes: "DAM BURSTS WITH DEATH, DESTRUCTION" with various related subheads and A large photo of what is known as the Baldwin Hills Dam disaster in Los Angeles. Google Wikipedia for further details of the tragedy which killed 5 and destroyed 277 homes. Terrific to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, where the tragedy happened. The complete first section (of 18) with pages 1-26. Nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:50

$57.00
157693

FDR President Franklin D. Roosevelt Death Wash. D.C. FUNERAL 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372093800297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 14, 1945 * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR * Wash. D.C. funeral * World War II - WWII The top of the front page above the masthead is a nice banner headline that reads: "NATION PAUSES TODAY FOR ROOSEVELT FUNERAL" with illustration. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2017 15:29

$44.00
157640

STUNT PILOT Barnstormer Charles W. Holman Airplane Crash DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896853613

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1931 * Charles W. Holman killed * Stunt pilot - aerobatics * St. Paul, Minnesota fame The front page has a one column heading: "'SPEED' HOLMAN DIES IN CRASH AFTER DIVE" 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 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-qua... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:34

$38.00
157634

CHICAGO GANGS WAR Begins James Big Jim Colosimo Assassination 1920 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896847614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1920 * "Diamond Jim" Colosimo, early Chicago mobster * Al Capone comes to Chicago * Gangland war begins Page 2 has an article: "James Colosimo Slain At Restaurant Door" "Chicago Underworld Character Is Shot Dead by an Unknown Person" with various details. This was James "Big Jim" of "Diamond Jim" Colosimo, who was one of the early Chicago mob bosses and the first to organize the various parts of the Chicago crime network. It was he who brought his nephew John "The Fox" Torrio to Chicago from Brooklyn to be his second in command, and Torrio in turn brought his old Brooklyn lieutenant, Al Capone, to Chicago to work as a bartender & bouncer. When Prohibition we... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:22

$75.00
157633

JOSELITO Jose Gomez Ortega Matador Bullfighter Gored Goring DEATH 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896847024

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1920 * Jose Gomez Ortega (Joselito) * Spanish matador death * Bullfighting - Gored Page 17 has one column headings: "ALL SPAIN MOURNS DEATH OF TOREADOR", "Noted Bullfighter Gallito, Killed Sunday Night, Left Fortune of $400,000" First report coverage on the goring and death of famous Spanish matador Jose Gomez Ortega, commonly known as Joselito. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:21

$52.00
157628

ARTHUR FRIEDHEIM Russian Piano Pianist & Franz Liszt Pupil DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896841914

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1932 * Arthur Friedheim death * Concert pianist - piano * Franz Liszt pupil Page 29 has a one column heading: "ARTHUR FRIEDHEIM, PIANIST, DIES AT 72" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Arthur Friedheim, Russian-born concert pianist who was one of Franz Liszt's foremost pupils. 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 44 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:13

$40.00
157623

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands w/ Print 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896836227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, June, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook death * Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from April, 1779 when after visiting the Hawaiian Islands where Cook met his death, Captain Clerke returned once again to the Northwest in search of a Northwest Passage to the Atlantic. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Arrival At Awatska Bay in Kamtschatka [Kamchatka, far eastern Russia]--Reception at Petropaulowski--Passage... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:02

$155.00
157614

Yankee Union Civil War General GEORGE H. THOMAS Death 1870 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896817843

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1870 * General George Henry Thomas The front page has an article headed: "Death of Major-General George H. Thomas in California" "Gen. Thomas" and more. (see) More inside. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:31

$37.00
157613

PIETRO GASPARRI Roman Catholic Cardinal & Diplomat DEATH 1934 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372089736272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1934 * Pietro Gasparri death * Roman Catholic cardinal The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "CARDINAL GASPARRI DIES AT AGE OF 82" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Pietro Gasparri, Roman Catholic cardinal in the Roman Curia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light even toning, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:30

$38.00
157580

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Old Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895968198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 25, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? See the photos for the nice graphic presentations of a presidential funeral. Perhaps this is not surprising, because Garfield was from Cuyahoga County, the county of Cleveland, making this essentially his "hometown" newspaper. The first column has some nice first column heads as well including: "AT REST" "Near The Place That Gave Him Life" "And Among the People He Had Loved So Well" "Lies All That is Mortal of Our Fallen Chief" "His Long Journey Almost Ended" and more. Fine content inside as well, with pages 4 and 5 having nice & large graphics on the funeral, and pages 6 & 7 have in... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:40

$159.00
157439

Gunfighter WYATT EARP Tombstone Arizona O.K. Corral Fame DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891790124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHRONICLE AND NEWS, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Jan. 14, 1929 * Gunfighter Wyatt Earp death * Babe Ruth's wife death The front page has two notable reports. Cone column heads: "WYATT EARP, GUN FIGHTER, OLD TIME SPORTSMAN, DEAD" "Became Famous Because of Alleged 'Raw' Decision in Fitzsimmons-Sharkey Fight". Also 2 column heads: "Tragic Death of 'Babe' Ruth's Estranged Wife Declared 'Accidental' " with subhead (see). Complete in 18 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:33

$170.00
157428

LEOPOLD PILICHOWSKI Polish Jewish Realist Painter Artist DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891780372

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1933 * Leopold Pilichowski death * Polish realist painter - Jews The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "PILICHOWSKI DEAD; PROMINENT ARTIST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Leopold Pilichowski, Polish Jewish realist painter. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:11

$38.00
157412

Capt. JOHN OWEN DONALDSON World War I Flying Ace KILLED Stunting 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081606494

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1930 * Captain John Owen Donaldson * World War I flying ace * Airplane stunting death Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Capt. J. O. Donaldson, War Ace and President Of Newark Air Service, Killed in Stunt Flying" (see) First report coverage on the death of World War I flying ace, John Owen Donaldson. 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, 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 & sturd... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 11:45

$45.00
157411

Longstreet, Kimball (death), Petersburg - Confederate Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891674025

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 28, 1864 A nice issue from the hotbed of the Confederacy. Much front page war reporting including: "From Gen. Johnston's Army" "Desperate Attack on Our Left" "Enemy Drives Back With Heavy Loss" "Capture of Prisoners" "Yankee General Kimball Killed" "The Operations Before Petersburg" "Yankee Newspaper Correspondents" "Latest Yankee News" "Lt. General Longstreet" and more. The back page is mostly taken up with ads and legal notices. Single sheet, folio size, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2017 11:43

$132.00
157369

LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY Artist Designer of Stained Glass DEATH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891182556

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1933 * Louis Comfort Tiffany death * American artist w/ stained glass * Art Nouveau & Aesthetic movements The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "LOUIS C. TIFFANY, NOTED ARTIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Louis Comfort Tiffany, stained glass artist. 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 409 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 & st... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2017 14:45

$43.00
157367

PRINCESS DIANA's Tragic Death Report 1997 London Newspaper Chased by Paparazzi


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372080743439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EXPRESS, London, August 31, 1997 (pgs. 1-4, 93-96) * Great to have in a London newspaper The bold, full-banner, 2-line headline reads: "DIANA IS DEAD", with subhead: "Princess and Dodi killed in car smash", with a large photo of the mangled vehicle and supporting text. The inside has additional coverage and photos (see images). Great to have this tragic event in a London newspaper. Included are only pages 1-4 and 93-96, but quite displayable, and in very nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2017 12:59

$60.00
157345

Best JAMES DEAN Rebel Without a Cause MOVIE Poster Advertisement 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079827167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOTION PICTURE DAILY, Sept. 29, 1955 * James Dean's "Rebel Without a Cause" advertisement * Perhaps the best to be had on the iconic teen actor James Dean remains a cultural icon of the troubled & struggling teen from the 1950's, and his aura only increased when he died young in a car crash on September 30, 1955, the day after this issue was published. Although he only starred in 3 films (his third, "Giant", was released posthumously) his premature death cemented his legendary status. His role as Jim Stark in "Rebel Without A Cause" was his most celebrated role. This is a terrific issue, for as the title suggests this periodical is themed entirely on the motion picture industry. A double... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:37

$550.00
157138

LILLIAN LEITZEL Barnum Circus STAR Acrobat TRAPEZE Star DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391886442352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1931 * Lillian Leitzel accident - death (1st report) * Acrobat & strongwoman circus star * Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey * Trapeze artist fall Page 11 has a one column heading: "CIRCUS FALL FATAL TO LILLIAN LEITZEL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lillian Leitzel, circus star. 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, a few binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 12, 2017 14:42

$50.00
157021

ANNA ADAMS GORDON Woman's Christian Temperance Union Head DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069337696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1931 * Anna Adams Gordon death (1st report) * Woman's Christian Temperance Union * Social reformer - temperance movement Page 27 has a one column heading: "ANNA GORDON DEAD; W. C. T. U. LEADER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Anna Adams Gordon, temperance movement pioneer. 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 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 w... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:11

$40.00
156974

FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391882411408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun Page 3 has a one column heading: "GANG RIDE INVENTOR DIES OF PNEUMONIA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangster. He led the Saltis-McErlane Gang, allied with the Johnny Torrio-Al Capone Gang, against rival bootleggers, the Southside O'Donnell Brothers. He is credited with introducing the Thompson submachine gun to Chicago's underworld. The Illinois ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:20

$47.00
156937

Very Rare & Early PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881709548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, April 3, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1735. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the American colonies. This is a great issue from the premier city of the colonies at that time--when Ben Franklin was just beginning his career--and a handsome issue as well, as the masthead features two wood engravings, one showing a newsboy on horseback "tru... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:41

$2,935.00
156935

Historic GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Medieval City Conflagration 1666 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067464051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 24, 1666 * The Great London Fire period coverage * Earliest of newspapers to be had One of the greatest calamities, and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666. Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspapers publishing in 1666 was extremely small, this title certainly being the most significant. Page 2 contains a report of a Proclamation by the King asking residents to bring in surveys of their property concerning their losses from the Great Fire, for compensation. The text reads in part: "His Majesty having been graciously p... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:28

$1,350.00
156927

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor's Official Last Will and Testament 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067458683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 30, 1931 * re. Thomas Alva Edison death * Official last will and testament The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON LEFT ESTATE OF 14 MILLION" with subheads. (See) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:18

$44.00
156923

Early Electronic COMPUTER Invention MRS.THOMAS EDISON Mina Death 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067456031

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1947 * Early electronic computers invention * Thomas Edison's wife (Mina) death Page 17 has one column headings: "MRS. EDISON DEAD; INVENTOR'S WIDOW" and "Second Wife of the Discoverer of Electric Light--Mother of Jersey Ex-Governor" with photo of Mina Edison (see photos). Also one column headlines on page 19 that include: "NEW GIANT 'BRAIN' DOES WIZARD WORK" "Bureau of Standards Says It Can Solve Vast Mathematical Problems in a Few Months" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:13

$47.00
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