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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
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
150176

MS ST. LOUIS German Ocean Liner JEWISH Refugees Escape Nazis JEWS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646142726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1939.. * German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis * Jewish refugees are refused in Cuba * "Voyage of the Damned" - Jews The front page has a one column heading: "CUBA OPENS DOORS TO 907 ON ST. LOUIS" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. wikipedia notes: The MS St. Lo... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2017 15:41

$42.00
150170

MS ST. LOUIS German Ocean Liner JEWISH Refugees Escape Nazis JEWS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646138958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 5, 1939.. * German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis * Jewish refugees are refused in Cuba * "Voyage of the Damned" - Jews The front page has a one column heading: "REFUGEE SHIP IDLES OFF FLORIDA COAST" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. wikipedia notes: The MS St. Lo... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2017 15:33

$46.00
150115

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Frankie Yale Uale Murder Chicago Gangsters 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371806955874

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, July 8, 1928 * Frankie Yale (Uale) assassination * Al Capone is a suspect * Gangster wars of the 1920's The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE RULED DEATH OF UALE, POLICE THINK" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40+ pages, light toning, a few binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 04, 2017 13:59

$39.00
150112

ROSE GRUENING Jewish Settlement Camp at Cornwall NY Founder DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371806954098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1934 * Jewish settlement founder Rose Gruening death * Camp Moodna, Mountainville, New York The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "'GRAND ST. ANGEL' IS DEAD AT CAMP" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Rose Gruening, founder of the Camp Moodna at Mountainville, New York. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2017 13:55

$33.00
149992

ROCKVILLE MARYLAND School Bus Disaster & Anna Katherine Green DIE 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391639074623

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1935 * Williamsport, Maryland High School * Rockville, Maryland bus disaster (1st report) * Anna Katherine Green death * American poet and novelist The top of the front page has a one column heading: "13 STUDENTS DIE AS TRAIN HITS BUS, CARRIES IT A MILE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the school bus - train collision at Rockville, Maryland involving high school students from Williamsport, MD. The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "ANNA K. GREEN DIES; NOTED AUTHOR, 88" 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, s... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2016 15:35

$37.00
149947

ADOLPH S. OCHS New York Times Publisher Death PHOTO 1935 Old NYT Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391637691624

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure photo section only, April 14, 1935 * Publisher Adolph Ochs death The front page of this rotogravure section has a large portrait of Adolph S. Ochs with brief text underneath concerning his death. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:36

$27.00
149907

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer - Child Rapist & Cannibal FOUND GUILTY 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634418792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1935 * Albert Fish found guilty of murder (1st report) * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that annouces: "Fish Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder; Slayer of Budd Girl Is Calm at Verdict". (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after his death. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag e... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:14

$62.00
149904

EUGENE ZIMMERMAN "ZIM" Horseheads New York NY Cartoonist DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634414898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1935 * Eugene Zimmerman "Zim" death * Swiss-American cartoonist * Horseheads, New York * Teal Park bandstand The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "ZIMMERMAN DEAD; NOTED CARTOONIST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Eugene Zimmerman. 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, 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 sub... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:09

$33.00
149891

ROBERT BADEN-POWELL Boy Scouts Movement Founder DEATH 1941 WWII Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634389160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 9, 1941 * Robert Baden-Powell death * Boy Scouts leader * Scouting movement Page 3 has a one column heading: "Lord Baden-Powell, Scout Leader, Dies" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Boy Scouts pioneer, Robert Baden-Powell. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:49

$37.00
149887

Mob Head FRANK RIO Chicago Outfit Al Capone Gangster Gunman DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371798980219

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1935 * Gangster Frank Rio death * Al Capone - Chicago Outfit member * St. Valentine's Day Massacre gunman ? Page 26 has a small and somewhat inconspicuous report with one column headings: "Capone Aide, Ill, Dies" "Frank Rio, Gang Boss, Succumbs to Heart Attack" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:43

$33.00
149881

BENITA Von FALKENHAYN Guillotine Execution & ZELDA SEARS Death 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634376273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1935 * Benita von Falkenhayn guillotine execution * Zelda Sears death - American actress The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Nazis to Behead Two Men; Women Faced Axe Calmly" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the guillotine executions which included Benita von Falkenhayn for spying for the Second Polish Republic. The top of of page 19 has a one column heading: "ZELDA SEARS DIES; WRITER, ACTRESS" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete of the 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 ... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:37

$33.00
149880

HARVEY WASHINGTON WILEY Food and Drug Administration Chemist DEATH '30 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634369916

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 1, 1930 * Harvey Washington Wiley death (1st report) * American chemist - physician - author * Pure Food and Drug Act fame * Food and Drug Administration creation The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "HARVEY WILEY, NOTED PURE FOOD ADVOCATE, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:33

$43.00
149877

AUGUSTA, LADY GREGORY Irish Playwright writer & Folklorist DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371798960721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1932 * Augusta, Lady Gregory death * Irish playwright & folklorist * Amelia Earhart's recent solo flight Page 19 has a one column heading: "LADY GREGORY DEAD; IRISH PLAYWRIGHT" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Augusta, Lady Gregory, Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager. 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 wer... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:30

$38.00
149875

CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD Very Rare Pirate Death Sentence COMMANDEER 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634362300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A MONTHLY ACCOUNT OF THE PRESENT STATE OF AFFAIRS, (London), June, 1700 * Captain William Kidd * Given death sentence A quite rare monthly publication, this likely being the first we have offered in 40 years. Crane & Kaye notes that no American institution has any issue of this title, and only one is recorded in Europe, being the March, 1700 issue. As the title notes, the content report the various reports throughout Europe in the past 30 days. The format has the heading of the article in the margin (see). Certainly the most notable report is the back page article with column heading: "19 Pyrates Condemn'd". It reads: "On the same day was held a session of the Court of Admiralty at the ... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:27

$2,350.00
149870

BING CROSBY American Singer & Actor Golden Age Radio DEATH 1977 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631654368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NEWS, New York, Oct. 15, 1977 * Bing Crosby death * American singer & actor The bold headline announces: "BING CROSBY DIES AT 73" "Stricken After Golfing in Spain" with a photo of him. The news report is on page 3 with the centerfold having many photos of his life & movies (see). Tabloid-size, complete in 40 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:31

$57.00
149864

MAX LIEBERMANN German-Jewish Impressionsim Judaica Painter DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631645931

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 9, 1935 * Max Liebermann death * German-Jewish painter The top of page 16 has a one column heading: "MAX LIEBERMANN, ARTIST, DIES AT 87" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Max Liebermann, German-Jewish painter and printmaker, and one of the leading proponents of Impressionism in Germany. 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 re... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:22

$33.00
149829

J. S. FLETCHER English Author Novelist Detective Fiction DEATH 1935 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796704860

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1935 * Joseph Smith Fletcher death * English author - detective fiction The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "J. S. FLETCHER DIES; POPULAR NOVELIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of J. S. Fletcher, English journalist and author who specialized in detective fiction during the "Golden Age". 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 t... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 06:37

$33.00
149773

ALVIN "CREEPY" KARPIS Public Enemy # 1 Atlantic City Shootout 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371792968051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1935 * Gangster Alvin "Creepy" Karpis * Public enemy # 1 criminal * Atlantic City NJ shootout & escape The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BREMER KIDNAPPER SHOOTS HIS WAY OUT OF TRAP IN JERSEY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with a few related photos. (see) Lengthy text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 int... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2016 14:27

$33.00
149648

Madame MARIE CURIE Physicist Chemist Radium Pioneer Death BURIAL1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371790338718

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1934 * Marie Curie death - burial * Discoverer of Radium * Physicist and chemist The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "MME. CURIE BURIED WITH SIMPLE RITES" 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 28 pages, light toning, some margin wear, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 15, 2016 15:22

$33.00
147643

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer - Child Rapist & Cannibal SENTENCED 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737843869

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1935 * Albert Fish sentenced to electric chair * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "FISH IS SENTENCED; ADMITS NEW CRIMES" 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, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become somewhat famous until after his death. Rare as such. 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, wit... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:18

$67.00
149537

JAMES MARK BALDWIN American Philosopher & Psychologist DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786893191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 9, 1934 * James Mark Baldwin death * Psychology - psychiatry - evolution * Princeton University The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "JAMES M. BALDWIN, PSYCHOLOGIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of James Mark Baldwin, American philosopher and psychologist. 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, 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 December 11, 2016 15:38

$33.00
149436

RAYMOND POINCARE Prime Minister & President of France DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786076777

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1934 * French Statesman Raymond Poincaré death * Prime Minister & President of France The front page has a one column heading: "POINCARE IS DEAD; WAR STATESMAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. (see) Lengthy text. 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 & instit... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2016 14:30

$33.00
149434

MARY HUNTER AUSTIN American Southwest Nature Writer Author DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620047271

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1934 * Mary Hunter Austin death * Nature author of the Southwest * Native Americans - Indians The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "MARY AUSTIN DEAD; NOTED WRITER, 65" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Mary Hunter Austin, early nature writer of the American Southwest. 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 ver... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2016 14:24

$33.00
149333

HOMER VAN METER Killed & Baby Face Nelson Public Enemy # 1 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371784224646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1934 * Outlaw Homer Van Meter death * John Dillinger gang member * Babe Face Nelson the new public enemy # 1 The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "VAN METER'S LOOT SOUGHT FROM GIRL" "Waitress, Whose Kin Turned Up Gangster, Is Asked About His Hideout in St. Paul" "'Baby Face' Is Hunted as Last Dillinger Man" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 rema... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 09:14

$37.00
149324

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371784205643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, September 24, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have See the photos for one of the more graphic presentations of a presidential funeral. Perhaps not surprisingly because Garfield was from Cuyahoga County, the county of Cleveland, making this essentially his "hometown" newspaper. The first column has some nice heads as well including: "COMING HOME" "From the Scene of Many Triumphs" "To Ohio That He Loved Me So Well" "The Remains of the Late President" "Lying in State in the Great Capitol" and much more (see). The entire font page and more inside are taken up with reports of the Garfield funeral including a page 4 illustration of Garf... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 08:58

$110.00
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