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152762

FELIX HUSTON ROBERTSON Last Surviving Confederate General DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371886951821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1928 * Felix Huston Robertson death * Confederate States Army general * Only native-born Texan rebel general * Last surviving general of the Confederacy The top of the front page 17 has a one column heading: "GEN. ROBERTSON DIES AT AGE OF 88" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Felix Huston Robertson, last surviving general of the Confederacy. 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2017 16:39

$34.00
152707

GETULIO VARGAS Brazil's Dictator & President SUICIDE Death 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885898559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, August 25, 1954 * Getulio Vargas suicide death * Rio de Janeiro - Brazil The top of the front page has a three column headline: "BRAZILIAN MOBS BLAME U. S. FOR CRISIS, STONE EMBASSY, CONSULATES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of Brazil's president, Getúlio Dornelles Vargas. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, good condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:16

$38.00
152699

Very Early & Rare 17th Century 1666 London UK Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE Deaths


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885885810

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CURRENT INTELLIGENCE, London, July 23, 1666 * Very early title * The Great Plague This is a very rare title as it lasted for only 24 issues, ending publication when the Great Fire of London struck in September of 1666. It was founded by famed publisher Henry Muddiman who was involved in several early publications including the first 2 issues of the London Gazette, eventually founding this newspaper as a competitor to it (format was virtually identical) but it never revived after the printing house was destroyed by the Great London Fire. News reports of the day from various European cities plus an item from Norwich noting that 85 had died the past week from the Plague, plus another 20... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:55

$368.00
152675

Best MARILYN MONROE Hollywood Los Angeles SUICIDE Death Dead 1962 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371884765884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, August 6, 1962 * Death of Marilyn Monroe (1st report) * Actress, singer, model and sex symbol See the photo for the terrific front page report, with the two line banner headline: "MARILYN MONROE FOUND DEAD" and also: "Sleeping Pill Overdose Blamed". The front page also features a photo of her. Related subheads include: "Unclad Body of Star Discovered on Bed; Empty Bottle Near" and: "Sad Child, Unhappy Star - Help She Needed to Find Self Eluded Marilyn All Her Life". The report carries over to pages 2, 3 & 4 where are found many photos of her life. Other articles on Marilyn Monroe are on pages 22 and 23. Given that her fame was gained in Los Angeles and she die... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 16:44

$765.00
152650

TED HEALY Three Stooges & Basil Rathbone Sherlock Holmes PRINTS 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391721748711

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, February 15, 1931 * Print of Ted Healy of The Three Stooges fame The front page of this "Screen--Art" section of this Sunday newspaper (Section 8) features an uncommonly large illustration which features both Ted Healy and Basil Rathbone. The caption reads: "Those somewhat different actors, Ted Healy and Basil Rathbone. Mr. Healy will be head comic of 'The Gang's All Here' which will set up shop Wednesday night at the Imperial Theatre, while Mr. Rathbone will be important to 'Heat Wave', the English play arriving Tuesday at the Fulton." The same page has some brief descriptive remarks on both plays (see photos). Ted Healy is credited by many with foundin... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 08:46

$45.00
152644

JOHN HANCOCK American Revolution Patriot Statesman Governor DEATH 1793 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391721736276

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1793 * John Hancock death (1st report) * American revolution patriot * Declaration of Independence fame Although there is a wide range of interesting articles in the body of this issue, certainly the most significant is one of the more inconspicuous, being the announcement of the death of John Hancock. Perhaps it is not unexpected that the death of this notable person, who had been such a thorn in the side of England during the years immediately preceding and during the Revolutionary War would be given such trivial notice in this magazine. The report comes under the heading: "Deaths" and reads, amongst many others, "At Boston, in New England,... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 08:35

$58.00
152608

PAUL SIGNAC French Neo-Impressionist Pointillist Painter DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881672667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 16, 1928 * Paul Signac death * French painter * Pointillist style Page 15 has a one column heading: "PAUL SIGNAC DEAD; FAMOUS PAINTER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Paul Signac, French Neo-Impressionist painter. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries &... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:27

$34.00
152600

JUDY GARLAND Actress Singer Vaudville "Wizard Of Oz" Fame DEATH 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881157894

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, June 24, 1969 (last digit lost in masthead due to label removal. Is seen at the too of pages 2, 3 & 4) * Actress singer Judy Garland death * "Wizard of Oz" fame Page 2 has a brief & somewhat inconspicuous report: "Judy Garland Dies Suddenly in London" (see). Great to have the death report of this acting legend in this movie-themed newspaper. Four pages, tiny binding holes at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:11

$38.00
152582

JOHNNY EVERS Baseball Hall of Famer DEATH & Jackie Robinson Photo 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880924188

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 29, 1947 * Johnny Evers death * Baseball Hall of Famer Page 1`5 has one column headings: "JOHNNY EVERS DIES; FAMED IN BASEBALL" "Middle-Man in Double-Play Combination of Chicago Cubs With Tinker and Chance" "Caught Merkle In Boner" "He Saw Giant Fail to Touch Base--Elected to Hall of Fame Last April at 64" and a one column photo of Johnny Evers. (see) Page 11 has a two column photo with heading: "Dodger Manager Greets A Farm Team Star" which show Manager Leo Durocher shaking hands with Jackie Robinson. (see0 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... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 10:08

$44.00
152568

JEAN LUSSIER Daredevil Over Niagara Horseshoe Falls RUBBER BALL 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718086147

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 5, 1928 * Jean Lussier - Canadian-American daredevil * Over Niagara Falls (Horseshoe) in rubber ball The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Man Goes Over Niagara in a Rubber Ball; Third Time Falls Have Been Conquered" (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 individual... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:36

$42.00
152565

SHIRLEY CHISHOLM DEATH 1st Black Woman in Congress & Pres Candidate 2005


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880428607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005 * Death of Shirley Chisholm * 1st African American Woman elected to United States Congress * 1st Black to be a major party (Democratic Party) nominee for President of the United States Page 10 of Section B has a half-page report on the death and obituary of "Shirley Chisholm, 80: Ran for President, Served 13 Years in Congress." She was the first African-American to be elected to the United States Congress; and in 1972 the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination. This also includes a 6 1/2 x 4 /12 photo and a smaller more curr... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:31

$225.00
152511

CHARLES LINDBERGH Serum Quebec Flight to FLOYD BENNETT Pneumonia 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371879579620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1928 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Flight to Quebec, Canada * Floyd Bennett near death The front page has a four column headline: "LINDBERGH TAKES SERUM TO BENNETT IN QUEBEC, SPEEDING THROUGH STORM; BREMEN, REPAIRED, HELD BY WEATHER" with many subheads and photo. (see) Loads of text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2017 16:07

$44.00
152477

EDGAR FAHS SMITH York Pa Amercian Scientist Chemistry DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391716289405

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1928 * Edgar Fahs Smith death (1st report) * American scientist - chemistry * American Chemical Society * University of Pennsylvania The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "DR. EDGAR F. SMITH, NOTED CHEMIST, DIES" with subheads and related 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 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscriptio... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:35

$34.00
152473

ERNEST RUTHERFORD Father of Nuclear Physics Speech on Energy 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391716282024

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 12, 1933 * Ernest Rutherford - "Father of Nuclear physics" * New Zealand physicist speech downplays future The front page has a one column heading: "RUTHERFORD COOLS ATOM ENERGY HOPE" with subheads that include: "Sees 'Moonshine' in the Talk at Present of Releasing Power in Matter" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subs... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:29

$33.00
152407

BARBARA MAUGER Mulholland Drive Hollywood Murder Russell Beitzel 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391713618397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1928 * Barbara Mauger murder * Hollywood Los Angeles * "Death on Mulholland Drive" * Russel Beitzel The back page has a one column heading: "GIRL FOUND SLAIN NEAR HOLLYWOOD" with subheads. (see) 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 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. Binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2017 16:40

$34.00
152401

THOMAS BAKER SLICK, SR. Oklahoma Cushing Oil Field Founder DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391713603197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1930 * Thomas Baker Slick, Sr. death (1st report) * Oklahoma's Cushing Oil Field discoverer * "King of the Wildcatters" Page 23 has a one column heading: "T. B. SLICK DEAD; WEALTHY OIL MAN" with subheads and photo. (see) Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2017 16:26

$47.00
152363

GIOVANNI GIOLITTI Prime Minister of Italy Liberal Union DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371875007098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1928 * Giovanni Giolitti death * Prime Minister of Italy * Italian statesman - Liberal The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "ITALY'S EX-PREMIER, GIOLITTI, DIES AT 85" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Giovanni Giolitti, Prime Minister of Italy. Other news, sports and advertisments 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 t... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2017 08:41

$37.00
152310

ALFRED LOEWENSTEIN Belgian Financier MYSTERIOUS DEATH on Airplane 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391711176378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 6, 1928 * Alfred Loewenstein's mysterious death * Airplane fall over English Channel The top of the front page has a two column headline: "LOWENSTEIN'S TRAGIC END SHAKES EUROPE'S MARKETS; SUICIDE THEORY IS RAISED" with subheads. (See) Lengthy report 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-qua... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:14

$38.00
152309

HERMAN BERNSTEIN Jewish Activist Jews Judaica DEATH w/ Photo 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391711174901

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1935 * Herman Bernstein death * Jewish activist - Jews The top of page 18 has a one column heading: "HERMAN BERNSTEIN DIES IN BERKSHIRES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Herman Bernstein, American journalist, poet, novelist, playwright and Jewish activist. He was the founder of the Jewish newspaper, The Day (Der Tog). Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:13

$33.00
152236

MARY GARRETT HAY Women's Rights Woman Suffragist Leader DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870153468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1928 * Mary Garrett Hay death (1st report) * Temperance worker & suffragist leader The top of page has a one column heading: "MARY GARRETT HAY DIES SUDDENLY" with subheads and photo. (see) 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 primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. source, NWHM: Mary Garrett Hay, temperance worker,... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:46

$34.00
152160

ROBERT F. KENNEDY RFK Shot & Still Alive 1968 Santa Monica California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391705855397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING OUTLOOK, EXTRA, Santa Monica, California, June 5, 1968 * Robert F. Kennedy shot The banner headline announces: "RFK Near Death; Arab Suspect Held" with subhead and photo. (see) More on pages 10 & 11. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, a little margin wear with a few small archival mends, nice for display.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:17

$46.00
152093

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704076148

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed less than 2 months before the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The top of page 2 has: "The citizens of Las Vegas have presented the plucky sheriff, Pat Garrett, with a purse of $1078.50 for his services in killing Billy the 'Kid'. " Among the several legal notices f... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:45

$2,750.00
152090

Best KING GEORGE VI Death & QUEEN ELIZABETH II Reigns as Monarch 1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704072729

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING NEWS, London, England, Feb. 6, 1952 * King George VI death * Queen Elizabeth II reigns * Best title to be had ? The headline announces: "THE KING DIES IN HIS SLEEP AT SANDRINGHAM" and also: "Passes Peacefully Away Early To-day: The New Queen Flying Back From Kenya Immediately" & other related reports. Also a photo of King George VI and one captioned: "Princess Elizabeth, who will be 26 in April, becomes Queen." As a "Late Extra" this is presumed to be complete in 6 pages. Minor margin tears, a "collector's Club" stamp in a lower blank corner, good condition. Great to have this report in a London newspaper.

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:41

$47.00
152087

MARSHAL JOSEPH JOFFRE World War I French General v. Germans DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704064825

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 3, 1931 * Marshal Joseph Joffre death * World War I French general The top of the front page has a one column heading: "JOFFRE, SAVIOR OF FRANCE, DIES" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:36

$37.00
152080

PRE GERMAN REFERENDUM Adolph Hitler to Become Dictator of Germany 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704032285

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1934 * pre-German referendum of 1934 * Adolph Hitler to become dictator * re. death of Paul von Hindenburg The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HITLER PLEBISCITE LIKELY TO REVEAL HIDDEN HOSTILITY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:20

$33.00
152043

PAUL McCULLOUGH & Clark Comedy Team Comedian Actor SUICIDE Death 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863574629

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1936 * Paul McCullough suicide death * Comedian - actor * Clark and McCullough comedy team The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "M'CULLOUGH DIES OF HIS INJURIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death on comedian actor Paul MCCullough. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these hi... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:24

$34.00
152033

SPENCER CHARTERS American Film Movie Actor SUICIDE Death 1943 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701536994

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1943 * Spencer Charters suicide death * American film - movie actor The top of page 14 has a one column heading: "S. Charters, Actor, Dies In Hollywood" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of actor Spencer Charters. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 38 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Chaters died by suicide from a mix of sleeping pills and carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:05

$38.00
152027

MIKE DONLIN Actor & MLB Baseball New York Giants Star DEATH 1933 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863556405

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1933 * Mike Donlin death (1st report) * MLB baseball player & actor The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "MIKE DONLIN DEAD; ONCE WITH GIANTS" 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 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 15:54

$38.00
152024

REINHOLD KRAUSE Anti-Semitism Speech on Christianity Jews Jewish 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863550297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1933 * Reinhold Krause, leader of German Christians * Denounces the Jewish aspects of Christianity * Calls for a purge on Jewish elements of faith Page 14 has one column headings: "Revision Of Scripture Is Urged On Germans" "Return to Heroic Conception of Jesus and Segregation of Non-Aryans Proposed" (see) 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... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 15:45

$38.00
151974

JUAN VICENTE GOMEZ President & Dictator of Venezuela Ruler DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391699201728

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 19, 1935 * Juan Vicente Gómez death * President of Venezuela The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "GEN. GOMEZ DEAD; DICTATOR 27 YEARS" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Juan Vicente Gómez, general and de facto ruler of Venezuela. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50 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 t... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:22

$33.00
151969

ALLYN KING American Stage & Film Actress Singer SUICIDE Death 1930 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391699189958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1930 * Allyn King's suicide death * American stage & film actress * Vaudeville - Ziegfeld Follies The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "MISS KING, ACTRESS, DIES AFTER LEAP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on American stage & film actress Allyn King committing suicide in New York City. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the prim... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:12

$37.00
151967

ADELE RITCHIE Prima Donna Comic Opera Singer MURDER-SUICIDE Death 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391699187434

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1930 * Adele Ritchie murder-suicide death * Prima donna - comic opera singer * Edwardian musical comedies - vaudeville The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MRS. GUY BATES POST AND HOSTESS FOUND SHOT DEAD IN HOME" with subheads that include: "Believed Former Actress, Adele Ritchie, Killed Friend and Then Herself" (see) First report coverage on American prima donna Adele Ritchie committing suicide. 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... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:09

$39.00
151966

JENNY DOLLY Twin Sisters Dancers & Actress SUICIDE Hanging Death 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371861803261

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1941 * Jenny Dolly suicide death * "The Dolly Sisters" fame * Hungarian-American dancer & actress The top of page 19 has a two column heading: "Jenny Dolly a Suicide by Hanging; She and Sister Won Dance Fame" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Hungarian-American dancer and actress, Jenny Dolly, committing suicide. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, librarie... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:03

$38.00
151960

ONA MUNSON "Gone With The Wind" Movie Film Actress SUICIDE Death 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371861796837

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 12, 1955 * Ona Munson suicide death * American film - movie actress * "Gone With the Wind" Belle Watling The front page has a one column heading: "Ona Munson, Star Actress, Ends Life" with photo. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of this American actress in silent movies, vaudeville and theater. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, library stamp in the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1955, plagued by ill health, she committed suicide at the age of 51 with an overdose of barbiturates in her apartment in New York. A note found next to her death... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 14:54

$40.00
151959

ERNESTINE SCHUMANN-HEINK German Operatic Contralto Singer DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391699175353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1936 * Ernestine Schumann-Heink death * Operatic contralto classical singer * German Bohemian - Sudeten The front page has a one column heading: "SCHUMANN-HEINK, GREAT SINGER, DEAD" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with two related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 14:53

$33.00
151860

CHILDE HASSAM American Impressionist Painter Artisan Artist DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857329406

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 28, 1935 * Artist Childe Hassam death * American Impressionist painter The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "CHILDE HASSAM, 75, NOTED ARTIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. (See) First report coverage on the death of Childe Hassam, American Impressionist painter, noted for his urban and coastal scenes. 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 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 whi... See More  

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:52

$38.00
151847

JAMES HENRY BREASTED Archaeologist Oriental Institute Patron DEATH1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857292811

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1935 * James Henry Breasted death * Archaeologist - Egyptologist * University of Chicago professor * Oriental Institute founder The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "DR. BREASTED DIES; NOTED ORIENTALIST" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverae on the death of James Henry Breasted, American archaeologist, Egyptologist and historian. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libra... See More  

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:21

$33.00
151797

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH Southern Cross Airplane DISAPPEARS Death 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371856221593

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 9, 1935 * Sir Charles Kingsford Smith * Australian aviator - Southern Cross * Goes missing in airplane flight (death) The front page has a one column heading: "KINGSFORD-SMITH STILL UNREPORTED" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 6 with two related photos. See below for more information. 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary su... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2017 14:15

$33.00
151773

ARTHUR HENDERSON Anti-War Leader & Explorer Adolphus Greely DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692864948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1935 * Arthur Henderson death * Nobel Peace Prize winner * Adolphus Washington Greely * American polar explorer The front page has a one column heading: "ARTHUR HENDERSON, FOE OF WAR, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on inside with photo. The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "GEN. A.W. GREELY, 91, ARCTIC HERO, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) 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.... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:26

$33.00
151769

DEATH RAY - BEAM Invented ? for Military Use by Guglielmo Marconi 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371855134443

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1935 * Guglielmo Marconi - Italian inventor * Death Ray - beam invention ? The top of page 17 has a two column heading: "Marconi Ready to Take Micro-Wave to War; Said to Have Tested Halting Planes in Air" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:17

$33.00
151756

GOLDA MEIR Jews Jewish Politician Prime Minister Of Israel DEATH 1978 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692833074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 8, 1978 * Golda Meir death * Prime Minister of Israel * Jewish - Jews - Judaica The front page has a nice banner headline: "GOLDA MEIR IS DEAD" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Golda Meir, 4th Prime Minister of Israel. Great for display. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 14:42

$45.00
151717

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
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