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RUDOLPH VALENTINO Latin Lover Sheik Movie Actor Death FUNERAL 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853196265

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Aug. 25, 1926 * Rudolph Valentino death * Latin Lover - The Sheik The front page has a two column: "Black-Shirted Fascisti Help Police Guard Valentino's Bier" "Mussolini Sends Huge Wreath; Great Crowds Continue to Pass Before Coffin; Order Restored Following Riotous Onrush of Mobs". Four pages, some tears & some loss at the spine edge, otherwise good.

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:31

$32.00
151707

RASHID RIDA Islamic Reformer Scholar Salafi Movement Syria DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853184250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1935 * Rashid Rida death (1st report) * Early Islamic reformer - Islamist * Salafi movement - Islamic Modernism The top of page 15 has a one photo with heading: "RASHID RIDA DIES; A MOSLEM LEADER" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 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 rathe... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:13

$33.00
151699

LUPE VELEZ Mexican Film Actress SUICIDE Death - WWII 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853143543

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1944 * Lupe Velez suicide death * Mexican film actress The back page (pg. 36) has one column headings: "LUPE VELEZ SUICIDE BY SLEEP TABLETS" "'Tempestuous' Actress Was Depressed by Failure of Romance With French Actor" with smaller subheads and one column photo of Velez. First report coverage on the suicide death of famous Mexican actress, Lupe Velez. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. 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 con... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 13:17

$42.00
151671

IKE World War II General & President DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER Death 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391689129357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., March 28, 1969 * Dwight Eisenhower death * Best title to be had ? The banner headline announces: "Gen. Eisenhower Is Dead" with subhead: "End Is Peaceful, Family on Hand At the Hospital". Present are just 8 pages from the first section but included is pg. 6 which has the continuation of the Eisenhower reports, plus another photo of him & his wife. Complete issue would be 76 pages. Nice condition and very nice to have in this newspaper from the nation's capital and the city where he died.

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Ends February 26, 2017 15:30

$38.00
151640

MADGE KENDAL Victorian & Edwardian Era Shakespeare Actress DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371849484834

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1935 * English actress Madge Kendal death * Shakespeare and English comedies fame The top of page 39 has a one column heading: "DAME K. KENDAL, 86, ACTRESS, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Dame Madge Kendal, English actress of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. 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 40 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2017 15:32

$33.00
151634

CONCENTRATION CAMP For Children & Buchenwald Death Camp FOUND 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371849477475

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 24, 1945 * Concentration camp for children found * Jewish holocaust realization * Buchenwald Nazi death camp * Horrors being revealed for 1st time Page 4 has a one column heading: "Freed Camp Yields 862 Child 'Slaves'". First report coverage of a concentration camp for children that was found by Russian troops in Poland. The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "ALL REICH TO SEE CAMP ATROCITIES" with subheads and photo. (see) What better evidence to confirm of what really happened then having a 1st hand account from the day it was first reported. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our invento... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2017 15:22

$67.00
151597

JOHN HAMILTON Bank Robber & Dillinger Gang Criminal BODY FOUND 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687648744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 29, 1935 * John Hamilton's body found * John Dillinger gang member The front page has a one column heading: "FIND BODY OF LAST OF DILLINGER GANG" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. wikipedia notes: On April... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2017 07:29

$35.00
151520

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371846940005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1948 * Thomas F. Mantell * UFO incident (1st report) Page 11 has one column headings: "FLIER DIES CHASING A 'FLYING SAUCER'" "Plane Explodes Over Kentucky as That and Near States Report Strange Object" 1st report coverage on the Mantell UFO incident in Kentucky. 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, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:09

$72.00
151484

RINGGOLD LA Bienville Parish Louisiana NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371844495235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1933 * Nelson Nash, Negro lynching - hanging * Ringgold, Bienville Parish, Louisiana Page 4 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO IN LOUISIANA SLAYING" "Police Say Prisoner Confessed Killing of Bank Cashier, Who Died Protecting His Wife" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Nelson Nash in Ringgold, Louisiana. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2017 13:33

$44.00
151480

Matador MANOLETE Bullfighting KILLED Gored by Bull 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371844490557

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 30, 1947 * Manolete gored and killed - bullfighter * Manual Laureano Rodriguez Sanchez * Miura bull Islero - bullfighting Page 7 has a two column heading: "Manolete, 30, Dies After Goring by Bull; All Spain Mourns Her Greatest Matador" with photo of Manolete. (see) First report coverage on the goring and death of Spain's most famous bullfighter, Manolete. See images for text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen cont... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2017 13:23

$48.00
151457

WILLIAM MULHOLLAND Los Angeles Calif. Water Supply Builder DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682034038

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1935 * William Mulholland death (1st report) * Los Angeles water supply infrastructure The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "MULHOLLAND DEAD; FAMOUS ENGINEER" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 prima... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2017 15:25

$33.00
151454

GREEK PATRIARCH METAXAKIS Meletius IV of Constantinople DEATH 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682024005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30 1935 * Meletius IV of Constantinople * Greek Patriarch of Alexandria * Emmanuel Metaxakis death The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "GREEK PATRIARCH, 65, DEAD IN EGYPT" with subheads and photo. (see) 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-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2017 15:19

$33.00
151429

LADY PIRRIE DEATH Wife of RMS Titanic Shipbuilder Lifeboats # ? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681634637

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1935 * Lady Pirrie death (1st report) * Wife of RMS Titanic shipbuilder The top of page 19 is a one column heading: "LADY PIRRIE DEAD; HEADED SHIP FIRM" with subheads and photo. (see) She was the wife of William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie. He was a Irish shipbuilder who was responsible for the small number of lifeboats aboard the RMS Titanic. He claimed the ship was unsinkable. 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 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high perc... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2017 07:31

$33.00
151422

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681626701

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 54 pages, light even toning, generally nice.

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Ends February 18, 2017 07:21

$46.00
151381

DANNO O'MAHONY Irish Pro Wrestling & EVA COO Murderer Execution 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842096919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1935. * Danno O'Mahony, Irish professional wrestler * Eva Coo "The Mallet Murderer" electric chair The front page has a one column heading: "MRS. COO, SCARNICI ARE PUT TO DEATH" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photos of each. Page 27 has a one column heading: "O'MAHONEY TOSSES LONDOS IN BOSTON" with subhead. (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 & institution... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:37

$33.00
151333

Early DACHUA 1st Nazi CONCENTRATION Death CAMP Prisoners Shot 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371841184566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1933 * 1st Nazi concentration camp * Early Dachua before war outbreak The top of page 22 has one column headings that include: "NAZIS SHOOT DOWN FLEEING PRISONERS" and "Three Reds Are Slain Trying to Escape From Dachua Interment Camp" and more. (see) Early report on the very 1st Nazi concentration camp well before the start of World War II. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends February 15, 2017 15:09

$37.00
151300

HENRY O. FLIPPER 1st West Point NEGRO Graduate Ex-Slave DEATH 1940 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676385418

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1940 * Henry Ossian Flipper death * Former slave * 1st black West Point graduate Page 52 has one column headings that include: "EX-SLAVE, GRADUATE OF WEST POINT, DIES" "Henry O. Flipper, 84, Was First Negro at the Academy" First report coverage on the death of the first African American to graduate from West Point Military Academy. 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 56 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:20

$49.00
151213

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837068803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 6, 1864 * Rare rebel title There is much war-related content on the front page with heads & reports including: "The War News" "...All is quiet along General Lee's lines......" and smaller heads including: "Deserters From The Yankee Navy" "Alleged Defaulter" "Colonel Henry T. Gantt..." "Death of a Promising Young Marylander" with various other tidbits throughout the page. Plus there is more on the Civil War on the back page of this single sheet newspaper, including: "The Spring Campaign--Its Importance & Prospects--General Grant on the Road to Richmond--What is Before Us" and "Negro Equality in the North" "The Question In Congress--Yankee Senators Decla... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:30

$122.00
151205

1928 ANIMAL CRACKERS Marx Brothers Premier Review & French Historian Aulard Dies


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674488756

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1928 * 1st review of the debut of Animal Crackers, featuring The Mark Brothers * François Victor Alphonse Aulard death... 1st French historian of French Revolution Page 29 has a one column heading: "PROF. AULARD DEAD; NOTED HISTORIAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of François Victor Alphonse Aulard, first professional French historian of the French Revolution and of Napoleon. Page 26 also has the first-ever review of the musical, Animal Crackers, which opened on Broadway the day prior. The review includes: "Here come the Marx Brothers again with their uproarious, slapstick comedy in a new fury of puns and ... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:19

$98.00
151172

WENDELL WILLKIE Republcan Candidate for President DEATH 1944 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371836301629

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 8, 1944. * American lawyer Wendell Willkie death * Republican candidate for President (lost) The front page has a one column heading: "Whole Nation Mourns Death Of Willkie" with subhead & photo of Wendell L. Willkie. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II events. Complete in 20 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:31

$29.00
151148

OLIVER HAZARD PERRY Naval Commander DEATH Funeral w/ Coffin Print 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673563627

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Oct. 5, 1819 * Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry * Death - funeral w/ coffin print The front page has over a column taken up with reports of the death of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, which also includes some details on the funeral including a nice engraving of his coffin and the position of the pall bearers (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2017 13:56

$64.00
151129

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Mississippi River Missouri Exploration 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835620396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1819 Page 2 has: "Yellowstone Expedition" which has two letters from Col. Johnson, the first from "off Cape Girardeau" and nearly "50 miles against the current of the Mississippi" with mention of difficult perils encountered on the river, and a second letter reporting that he was at St. Louis with 200 tons of provisions but that the 6th Regiment was "...yet in our rear... the rifle regiment is ready and is divided between the Belle Fountain and Martins Cantamount...". Some talk about the level of the river and his optimism about the journey (see). The top of pg. 2 has: "President Monroe" which reports a rumor that he had died, but then notes it was incorrect... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:52

$32.00
151115

GUSTAVE LE BON French Death & Chiang Kai-Shek China Resignation 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835610206

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1931 * Chiang Kai-shek resignation * President of the Republic of China * Gustave Le Bon death (1st report) * French social psychologist The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GEN. CHIANG QUITS CHINA'S PRESIDENCY; LIN SEN TAKES POST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Chiang Kai-shek resignation as president of China. Page 27 has a one column heading: "DR. GUSTAVE LE BON, SCIENTIST, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Gustave Le Bon, French social psychologist, sociologist, anthropologist, inventor and amateur physicist. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, th... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:33

$38.00
151104

FRED DUESENBERG Automobile Designer Race Car Motors Pioneer DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835597556

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, 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:17

$42.00
151039

VERMONT CENTRAL RAILROAD West Hartford VT Train Wreck Disaster 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669695390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUBA PATRIOT (weekly), New York, February 10, 1887 * West Hartford, Vermont * Vermont Central Railraod * Train wreck disaster (bridge) The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "BRIDGE OF DEATH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Vermont Central Wreck at Hartford, Vermont. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2017 15:14

$29.00
150953

CLANTON Alabama Gasoline Explosion BUS TRAGEDY Disaster 1942 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668033612

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1941 * Clanton, Alabama bus disaster * Gasoline explosion The back page has one column headings that include: "14 IN BLAZE BUS PERISH IN ALABAMA" and "Death of Eight Others Feared as Vehicle Hits Bridge Rail, Bursts Fuel Tank, Burns" and more (see photos). First report coverage on the gasoline explosion on a Montgomery-Birmingham passenger bus at Clanton, Alabama. 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 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotto... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:30

$42.00
150865

CHARLES LEALE Abraham Lincoln Theatre Assassination Doctor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391664315039

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1932 * Dr. Charles Augustus Leale M.D. death * Doctor who attended Abraham Lincoln * Amelia Earhart visits Brussels, Belgium Page 9 has a one column heading: "Mrs. Putnam Honored By Belgian King" with subhead. (see) Page 21 has a one column heading: "DR. C. A. LEALE DIES; SAW LINCOLN SHOT" with subheads and photo. (see) Charles Leale was the first doctor to arrive at the presidential box at Ford's Theatre after John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln. His efforts allowed Lincoln to live until the next morning. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and adverti... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 15:07

$42.00
150855

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets College Football UPSET 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826864649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 3, 1933 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame upset * NCAA college football The top of the front page of this section has a two column headline: "78,000 SEE NOTRE DAME RALLY IN FOURTH PERIOD TO OVERCOME ARMY, 13-12" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Page 3 of this section has a banner headline: "78,000 Watch Notre Dame Rally in Fourth Period to Overcome Army Eleven" with four more photos and stats. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. This was the third season without Knute Rockne on the sidelines after his death. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition. w... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 14:51

$35.00
150769

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death Funeral 1881 Cleveland OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825199257

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 27, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? The ftpg. has nearly a half column of heads on the death of President James Garfield: "HE RESTS" "At Last From His Life of Noble Labors" "the Final Funeral Services of the Nation's Dead" "A Quarter of a Million People Turn Out to Render Homage" "Mother, Widow, and Children at the Bier of the Dead" "A Grand, Imposing Funeral Procession Seven Miles in Length" and more (see). Eight pages, a few archival mends inside, generally good.

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:30

$56.00
150765

RMS LUSITANIA SINKING Cunard Line Ocean Liner Death Toll Rises 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391662686278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Philipsburg, Penna., May 10, 1915 * RMS Lusitania sinking * Cunard Line ocean liner The front page has a one column head: "Death Roll Will Approach 1,5000" with a bit of text (see). This is concerning the recent sinking of the Lusitania. Four pages, light toning, biding slits at the blank spine, should be handled with care.

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:26

$39.00
150710

BOB DALTON Gang Outlaws Tahlequah Oklahoma Jailhouse FIGHT 1894 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659173086

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 23, 1894 Page 2 has a rather small item: "Outlaws Fight In Jail" noting in part: "A desperate fight occurred here in the jail between Eli Levy, Chulee Star and Bob Dalton, all of whom were under sentence of death..." with a bit more (see). Eight pages, evenly toned, partially loose at the spine, is fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:36

$38.00
150706

LOUISA MAY ALCOTT Novelist & Poet "Little Women" Book Fame DEATH 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659168204

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1888 * Louisa May Alcott death * American novelist & poet * "Little Women" fame The top of page 5 has column heads: "Louisa M. Alcott Dead" "The Authoress Dies On the Day of Her Father's Funeral" with the text taking close to two-thirds of a column. Eight pages, evenly toned, irregular &partially loose at the spine, some margin tears with a crude repair in the masthead. Somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:31

$38.00
150679

Very Rare CIVIL WAR General Ulysses S. Grant Siege of Petersburg 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371821036285

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 * Extremely rare military title * General Ulysses S. Grant * The Siege of Petersburg ending * Civil War coming to an end An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsin Volunteers and the 8th Michigan Veteran Volunteers. As the title suggests, its purpose was to report the closing days of the Confederacy as Grant's Army of the Potomac was advancing upon Petersburg and Richmond. The content is simply terrific. The editorial near the top of page 1 begins: "Never has this vetera... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2017 11:55

$5,350.00
150644

LEOPOLD AUER Hungarian Music Violinist Conductor Composer DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391658159805

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, July 16, 1930 * Leopold Auer death (1st report) * Hungarian violinist & music composer The top of page 25 has a two column heading: "Leopold Auer, Who Taught Elman and Heifetz, Dies" with small photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 20, 2017 12:54

$42.00
150614

Aviator FLOYD BENNETT Pneumonia Death & Charles Lindbergh Flight 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391657427186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, April 25, 1928 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Flight to Quebec, Canada * Floyd Bennett death (1st report) The front page has a three column headline: "Floyd Bennett, North Pole Pilot, IS Pneumonia Victim; Wife and Byrd at Bedside" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, good condition.

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:33

$33.00
150600

JULIAN BYNG 1st Viscount of Vimy Governor General of Canada DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391657397020

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1935 * Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy * 12th Governor General of Canada * British Army officer The front page has a one column heading: "BRITAIN LOSES HERO AS LORD BYNG DIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. 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 & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & instit... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:02

$44.00
150570

MARSHFIELD MO Webster County Missouri TORNADO & Fire Disaster 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656466510

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, April 21, 1880 * Marshfield MO Missouri * Tornado & fire disaster (1st report) This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page has one column headings that include: "Death and Destruction" "The Awful Work of a Missouri Cyclone" "Almost Total Destruction Of The Town Of Marshfield" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues on the back page. Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 25 x 19 inches, irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends January 18, 2017 13:02

$38.00
150569

POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN Cartoonist Creator E. C. Segar DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818775004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1938 * Elzie Crisler E. C. Segar death * Popeye the Sailor Man creator * Thimble Theatre comic strip Page 23 has a one column heading: "CARTOONIST SEGAR, 'POPEYE' CREATOR" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of E. C. Segar, American cartoonist best known as the creator of Popeye the Sailor Man. 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 48 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2017 13:01

$52.00
150547

Early BOXING Boxer James Sheady KILLED Fight at Fayetteville WV 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818597488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 6, 1886 * James Sheady death * Boxer - boxing The front page has small one column headings: "Brutal Prize Fight" "Near Fayetteville, West Virginia, Which Ends in Murder" See images for text here. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice. Uncommon title.

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Ends January 18, 2017 09:17

$28.00
150507

GERTRUDE B. KELLY Women's Woman Right Feminist Movement DEATH 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816007292

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1934 * Gertrude B. Kelly death * Women's rights feminist The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "GERTRUDE B. KELLY, SURGEON, 72, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Gertrude B. Kelly, women's rights advocate. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscriptio... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 06:56

$39.00
150416

AUGUST ANHEUSER BUSCH SR. American Beer Magnate SUICIDE Death 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371813373979

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1934 * August Anheuser Busch Sr. suicide death * American brewery president and CEO The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "AUGUST BUSCH ENDS LIFE WITH PISTOL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of August Anheuser Busch Sr., American brewing magnate in St. Louis, Missouri. 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 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 rem... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2017 14:50

$40.00
150368

DEATH OF A SALESMAN Playwright Arthur Miller Premiere REVIEW 1949 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391650574677

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1949 * "Death of A Salesman" is reviewed upon its premiere Page 27 contains the review for a new dramatic play titled "Death of A Salesman", the famous work by playwright Arthur Miller. It is considered to be one of the greatest plays of the 20th century, and in the year of its premier it won the Pulitzer Prize for drama, and the Tony Award for best play. The first sentences of the review portends the great future of his iconic work: "Arthur Miller has written a superb drama. From every point of view 'Death of a Salesman'...is rich and memorable drama..." with much more. Also of interest on the same page is the list of nominees for the 1948 Academy Awards. ... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2017 15:41

$185.00
150333

ROSENBERGS SENTENCED Julius & Ethel to Electirc Chair Sing Sing 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648392983

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 5, 1951 * Julius and Ethel Rosenberg sentenced * Russian spies - Atomic bomb * Electric chair - Sing Sing prison in New York The banner headline announces: "BULLETIN: Two Convicted Atom Bomb Spies Are Sentenced To Death" with smaller subheads as well. This is the report of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg being sentenced to death for spying. Complete in 16 pages, good condition.

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Ends January 08, 2017 15:14

$35.00
150309

BILL "BOJANGLES" ROBINSON African American Tap Dancer Actor DEATH 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648306692

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 26, 1949 * Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson's death * Famous tap dancer, actor, and all-around entertainer * Co-founder of the New York Black Yankees Near the bottom of the front page is a 2 column report headed: "Bill (Bojangles) Robinson Dies; 'King of the Tap Dancers'' Was 71", continuing to the top of page 10 where is also found a photo captioned: "Bill Robinson". Complete in 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high-quality newsprint meant for long-terms institutional use.

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:44

$59.00
150308

LUCY, LADY DUFF-GORDON Famous RMS TITANIC SINKING Survivor Death 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648302288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1935 * Lucy, Lady Duff Gordon death * Famous RMS Titanic survivor The top of page 17 has one column headings: "LADY DUFF GORDON, STYLE EXPERT, DIES" "Pioneer in Bringing Freedom to Women's Fashions Headed Chain of Garment Shops" "Coined Dress Term 'chic'" and more. See images for 1st report coverage on the death of Lucy Christiana, Lady Duff-Gordon, survivor of the RMS Titanic sinking. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:38

$45.00
150302

TOMMY DORSEY Jazz Trombonist Composer Big Band Bandleader DEATH 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648298141

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 27, 1956 * Tommy Dorsey's bizarre death * Big Band bandleader - trombonist Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Tommy Dorsey Chokes to Death On Food While Asleep in Home" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Tommy Dorsey, American jazz trombonist, composer and bandleader of the Big Band era. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 76 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:30

$75.00
150299

CHARLES MAKLEY John Dillinger Gang Member Criminal Shot & KILLED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648294196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 23, 1934 * Charles Makley shot and killed * John Dillinger gang member * Ohio Penitentiary failed escape The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Dillinger's Pal Slain in Dash; Second Is Shot" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, light toning, some margin wear, but no text loss, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: While waiting for their turn in the electric chair, Makley and Pierpont carved a pair of revolvers from large bars of soap, and blackened them with shoe polish. On September 22, 1934, the two used these props to attempt an escape. They assaulted a guard and freed Clark from his cel... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:23

$34.00
150236

The Great NOTRE DAME UNIVERSITY South Bend Indiana FIRE Disaster 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808652624

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, April 25, 1879 * Actor Edwin Booth attempted assassination * Great fire of 1879 at Notre Dame University This 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page has one column headings: " Booth's Assailant" "He Expresses a Wish That he Was Charged With Murder" Near the bottom of the front page is an article headed: "Conflagration" "Notre Dame University, South Bend, Destroyed by Fire" First report here. Complete, minor spine wear, 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... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:31

$42.00
150231

HENRY AUGUSTUS LUKEMAN Historical Monuments Sculptor DEATH 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808648701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1935 * Henry Augustus Lukeman death (1st report) * American historical monuments sculptor * World War I - Kit Carson & more The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "LUKEMAN IS DEAD; A NOTED SCULPTOR" 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 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & i... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:26

$38.00
150225

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1728 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646809643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, Aug. 15, 1728 * Rare title A displayable issue with the two masthead engravings, plus the very decorative first letter of the text (see). The ftpg. has brief mention of ships: "...from Philadelphia, with corn..." and another ship from Maryland. The back page has a curious item concerning the death of a man (see). Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, partial red tax stamp on bkpg., nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:16

$48.00
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