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153737

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Helena Montana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767759231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Sept. 22, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination * 1st report of his death This newspaper has a very decorative masthead featuring the territorial commerce of Montana, which didn't become a state until 1889. All columns on pages 2, 3, 6 & 7 are black-bordered due to the death of President James Garfield, with page 2 featuring: "Death Of The President" "The Sad Event Occurs at 10:35 P.M. 19th" "His Last Moments as Reported from Elberon" "Expressions of Sympathy from Gen. Grant" and more (see). There is also a lengthy editorial headed: "Our Dead President" and related reports carrying over to page 3, 6 & 7. Eight pages, minor loss at th... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:28

$58.00
153730

Very Rare Pirate CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD Execution Hanging PIRACY 1701 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932538150

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 22-26, 1701 * Famous pirate Captain William Kidd * Historic & very rare report * Execution - hanging The London Gazette is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. This issue contains on page two an exceedingly significant report--perhaps the rarest and most sought after pirate report to be found in any newspaper--which is datelined "London, May 23" and reads: "This day Capt. William Kidd, and three other of the Pirates lately condemned at the Admiralty Sessions at the Old-Baily, were executed at Execution-Dock."(see photos). Certainly the first, if not the only report ... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:07

$16,500.00
153690

A.B. FROST Golfing Illustrations & LOUIS PASTEUR Death w/ Print 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767313345

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895 * A.B. Frost golfer illustration * Louis Pasteur death w/ print This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme. The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Convention at Minneapolis", a nice full page of: "M. Louis Pasteur In His Laboratory" "a full page of: "The New York Terminal of the Brooklyn Bridge, Now Under Construction", photos of various track & field stars. Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean conditio... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:44

$95.00
153684

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON DEATH Campaign Issue Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767306453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, April 10, 1841 * William Henry Harrison death (1st report) * Rare campaign title by Horace Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. Harrison's term was noted for its brevity, he surviving just one month in office before dying on April 4, one day after the date of this issue. Of much significance is report of the death of President Wm. H. Harrison with the entire issue having all 4 pages black-bordered plus several articles on pgs. 2 being black-bordered: "Death of President Harrison!" "Death Of T... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:29

$166.00
153672

THE MAD TRAPPER of Rat River Albert Johnson RCMP Shootout KILLED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391766702484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1932 * Albert Johnson (criminal) shot & killed * The Mad trapper of Rat River shootout * Royal Canadian Mounted Police pursuit Page 3 has a one column heading: "MAD TRAPPER SLAIN AFTER 7-WEEK HUNT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the shootout and death of Albert Johnson (criminal). 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 su... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2017 14:43

$40.00
153658

JOHN JAY CHAPMAN American Author Poet Writer DEATH 1933 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931355074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 5, 1933 * John Jay Chapman death * American poet - writer The top of page 32 has a one column heading: "JOHN J. CHAPMAN, AUTHOR, POET, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of American author, John Jay Chapman. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:00

$37.00
153529

JACKIE ROBINSON DEATH Baseball Brooklyn Dodgers 1st Negro 1972 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756541503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 24, 1972 * Jackie Robinson death... Brooklyn Dodgers * 1st African-American to play MLB baseball * 1st be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame The back page has a one column heading: "Jackie Robinson Is Dead at 51". (see) Complete as a 4 page issue, a few small binding holes along the spine, address stamp within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:40

$39.00
152967

Rare WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Near Death Campaign Horace Greeley 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894421060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOG CABIN, New York, April 3, 1841 * William Henry Harrison near death * Rare campaign title by Greeley The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. Harrison's term was noted for its brevity, he surviving just one month in office before dying on April 4, one day after the date of this issue. Of much significance is the inconspicuous yet very notable report on page 2: "President Harrison was taken suddenly ill on Saturday evening last, and for a time threatened with severe and protracted if not dangerous indisposition. (His disea... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2017 15:40

$68.00
153516

RYE HOUSE PLOT King Charles II Of England Assassination Plan 1683 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920048485

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 25, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot More than half of the front page is taken up with a preface and document concerning the Rye House Plot, which was a plan to assassinate King Charles II and his brother James (heir to the throne). It ultimately would not come to fruition (see hyperlink for details). The preface references the formal Proclamation & mentions the men involved in the plot, followed by the actual Proclamation seeking the capture of them, with a reward (see). One bit mentions: "...have traitorously conspired together, & with divers other ill-affected & desperate persons of our Kingdom, to compose the death and destruction of ou... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:38

$175.00
153468

MARIE DRESSLER Stage & Movie Silent Film Screen Actress DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752731664

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1934 * Marie Dressler death w/ photos * Stage & screen actress * Silent film - depression era The front page has a one column heading: "MARIE DRESSLER, NOTED ACTRESS, DIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with 4 photos. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, light toning and very minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:23

$39.00
153427

BAT MASTERSON Wild West Gunfighter Gambler Boxing Expert DEATH 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391751065583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1921 * Bat Masterson death (1st report) * Wild West gunfighter & author The top of the middle column of page 19 has a great report on one of the legends of the Old West, noting: "BAT MASTERSON DIES AT EDITOR'S DESK" "Sporting Writer and Last of Oldtime Western Gun Fighters Was 67" "Bear Indians In Long Siege" "Deputy U.S. Marshal for Southern District of New York Under His Friend, Colonel Roosevelt". This report is quite detailed on his life and takes three-quarters of a column (see). See this hyperlink for much more on his career. There was a television series titled "Bat Masterson" which ran from 1958 thru 1961. Also of curious interest is a pg. 17 article: "B... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:37

$135.00
153387

HENRY LYTTON English Actor & Singer Gilbert and Sullivan DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391748124957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, August 16, 1936 * Henry Lytton death (1st report) * English actor and singer * Gilbert and Sullivan operas The top of page 7 of this section has a one column heading: "SIR HENRY LYTTON, NOTED ACTOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) Complete section 2 only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 07, 2017 07:28

$33.00
153386

BRUNO HAUPTMANN DEATH SENTENCE Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371913773585

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FORT WAYNE JOURNAL-GAZETTE - EXTRA, Indiana, Feb. 14, 1935 * Bruno Hauptmann death sentence * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping The banner headline announces: "HAUPTMANN SENTENCED TO DIE" and subhead: Execution Set For Mar. 18; Appeal First" plus more. The ftpg. also features a photo of: "Hauptmann", the baby kidnapped & murdered, and photos of the: "Members of the Jury That Fixed Hauptmann's Punishment at Death in Electric Chair". Presumed complete in 8 pages, generally good condition.

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Ends May 07, 2017 07:26

$48.00
153376

CHRISTY MATHEWSON "Matty" New York Giants Baseball Pitcher DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391747636419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, October 8, 1925 * Christy Mathewson death (1st report) * New York Giants star pitcher * Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Senators * World Series Game 1 - Walter Johnson wins The front page has a one column heading: "'MATTY' IS DEAD AFTER LONG FIGHT AT SARANAC LAKE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Christy Mathewson. The top of the front page has a three column headline: "WALTER JOHNSON IS PIRATES' MASTER IN OPENING SERIES GAME" with subheads. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, some margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends May 06, 2017 15:12

$52.00
153293

HENRY FORD Automobile Motor Company Car Founder DEATH 1st Rpt 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911008203

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1947. * Henry Ford death (1st report) * Automobile pioneer - Detroit, Michigan The front page has a two column headline: "HENRY FORD IS DEAD AT 83 IN DEARBORN" with subheads that include: "Pioneer In Autos" "Leader in Production Founded Vast Empire in Motors in 1903" and more. Lengthy coverage continues on page 32 with photo of Ford. Too much text to photograph all. Nice to have in this famous NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy int... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2017 07:13

$92.00
153286

CHARLES CURTIS Hebert Hoover United States Vice President DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742637472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 9, 1936 * Charles Curtis death (1st report) * American attorney & politician * Herbert Hoover vice president The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CURTIS DIES AT 76 IN CAPITAL HOME OF HEART DISEASE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. Loads of test. 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 40 pages, rag edition, some spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2017 14:02

$34.00
153284

EDWARD SETTLE GODFREY General Custer's Massacre Survivor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742635173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1932 * Edward Settle Godfrey death * Custer's Massacre survivor Page 17 has a one column heading: "GEN. GODFREY DIES; INDIAN WAR HERO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Edward Settle Godfrey, United States Army Brigadier General who received the Medal of Honor. He was a surviving lieutenant of the 7th United States Cavalry of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. 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 April 30, 2017 13:59

$35.00
153274

THOMAS MEIGHAN Silent Film Talkies Movies American Actor DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371907896574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1936 * Actor Thomas Meighan death * Silent film - movies - talkies The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "THOMAS MEIGHAN, MOVIE ACTOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition, some spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Thomas Meighan was an American actor of silent films and early talkies. He played several leading man roles opposite popular actresses of the day including Mary Pickford and Gloria Swanson. At one point he commanded $10,000 a week.

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:16

$35.00
153273

STUDY CLUB FIRE Prohibition Era Nightclub Cabaret Detroit Michigan1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742610444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 21, 1929 * The Study club fire * Detroit, Michigan disaster * Illegal prohibition era nightclub The top of the front page has a one column heading: "18 DIE, 47 INJURED IN FIRE AND PANIC IN DETROIT CABARET" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the prohibition era Detroit, Michigan nightclub fire disaster shortly before the great stock market crash of 1929. 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... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:15

$40.00
153267

EDWARD VIII Becomes King of the United Kingdom England REIGNS 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742606278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1936 * Edward VIII ascends the throne * King of the United Kingdom * King George V death The top of the front page has a three column headline: "EDWARD VII IS PROCLAIMED, RECEIVES FEALTY OF NATION; GEORGE'S FUNERAL TUESDAY" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:07

$35.00
153228

WALTER LIGGETT Journalist Minneapolis MN Assassination KID CANN ? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371906257115

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1935 * Journalist Walter Liggett assassination * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a one column photo of Walter Liggett headed: "Assassinated" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of American journalist Walter Liggett. Minneapolis mobster Kid Cann was the probable killer but was later acquitted by a jury. 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 ver... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2017 15:35

$34.00
153217

EDMUND ALLENBY Field Marshal & British Imperial Governor DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371906203853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1936 * Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby death * English soldier and British Imperial Governor The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "ALLENBY IS DEAD; CONQUERED TURKS" with subheads and two photos. Lengthy 1st report coverage 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 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 ind... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2017 14:17

$35.00
153211

ALEXANDER BERKMAN Anarchist Movement Anarchism Leader DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391740678010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1936 * Alexander Berkman suicide death * Anarchist - anarchism - anarchy The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "EXILED BERKMAN COMMITS SUICIDE" with subheads and photo. (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 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality ... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2017 14:09

$40.00
153199

KID CANN Minneapolis MN Jewish Mobster Gangster ACQUITTED Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371905422077

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1936 * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a one column heading: "KID CANN ACQUITTED IN LIGGETT MURDER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld. 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 subscr... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2017 15:22

$34.00
153198

ANTONIO SCOTTI Italian Baritone Metropolitan Opera Fame DEATH 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371905421545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 29, 1936 * Antonio Scotti death (1st report) * Italian baritone from Naples, Italy * Metropolitan Opera "The Met" fame The top of the page 8 has a one column heading: "ANTONIO SCOTTI, 70, NOTED SINGER, DIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage includes 3 related photos and illustration. 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 April 27, 2017 15:21

$34.00
153196

ELEFTHERIOS VENIZELOS Liberal Prime Minister of Greece DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391739915188

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1936 * Eleftherios Venizelos death * Prime Minister of Greece * Liberal-democratic party The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "VENIZELOS IS DEAD IN PARIS EXILE AT 71" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Eleftherios Venizelos, Prime Minister of Greece. 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2017 15:18

$34.00
153165

Nice ROBERT A. TAFT Ohio Conservative Senator Politician DEATH 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391739218825

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND PRESS, July 31, 1953 * Senator Robert A. Taft death * Conservative politician The front page has a nice banner headline: "SENATOR TAFT IS DEAD" with subhead and photo. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, light toning along top and central fold, generally nice.

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Ends April 26, 2017 15:24

$35.00
153163

OSCAR ASCHE Australian Actor Director Writer Chu Chin Chow DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371904445713

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1936 * Oscar Asche death * Australian actor & more * Chu Chin Chow musical fame The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "OSCAR ASCHE DEAD; AUTHOR AND ACTOR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Australian actor, director and writer, Oscar Asche. He was best known for his record-breaking musical Chu Chin Chow. 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 & institutions rathe... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2017 15:18

$34.00
153162

GEORGE R. DALE Muncie Indiana Mayor Ku Klux Klan Opposition DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371904443119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1936 * George R. Dale death (1st report) * Muncie, Indiana mayor & more * Ku Klux Klan - KKK opposer The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "GEORGE DALE DIES; KU KLUX KLAN FOE" 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2017 15:16

$34.00
153019

EDDIE FOY SR. American Actor Comedian Dancer Vaudevillian DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733957640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1928 * Eddie Foy Sr. death (1st report) * Actor, comedian, dancer and vaudevillian The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "EDDIE FOY DIES SUDDENLY ON TOUR" with subheads and photo. (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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:12

$34.00
153015

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Naval Commander & Pirate ? DEATH 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733952826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1792 * John Paul Jones death - pirate ? * Revolutionary War naval commander * "Father of the American Navy" By far, the most interesting item in this issue is the obituary for John Paul Jones. As can be seen in the report he does not get good press in this British publication (not surprisingly), with portions including: "At Paris, in the utmost poverty, the celebrated Paul Jones. This noted desperado appeared first in the cause of America in April 1778...intent to burn & plunder that town [Whitehaven]...His memorable action with the brave Capt. Pearson of the Serapis, who became his prize...In December, 1783, he arrived in London from Paris..." with... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:02

$98.00
153001

T. E. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA Motorcycle Accident - Eventual DEATH 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733533634

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1935 * Lawrence of Arabia motorcycle accident * Would die less than a week later The front page has one column headings: "LAWRENCE LINGERS, BUT HOPE IS FAINT" "Condition of Hero of Arabian Revolt Is Too Critical to Permit an Operation" "He Is Still Unconcious" and more. (see) Coverage on the motorcycle accident that would be fatal to Thomas Edward Lawrence, better known as Lawrence of Arabia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light even toning, minor margin wear, generally in nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2017 07:50

$50.00
152996

RUDYARD KIPLING English Writer Poet Novelist The Jungle Book DEATH1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733529170

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1936 * Rudyard Kipling death (1st report) * English writer, poet and Novelist * "The Jungle Book" fame The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RUDYARD KIPLING DIES AT AGE OF 70; CONSCIOUS AT END" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 7 with a few related photos. Loads of 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 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 subs... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 07:41

$38.00
152991

H. H. ASQUITH Liberal Prime Minister of United Kingdom DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391731013964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1928 * H. H. Herbert Henry Asquith death * 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith * Liberal Prime Minister of United Kingdom The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LORD ASQUITH DIES ON ENGLISH ESTATE; PREMIER 8 YEARS" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition 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. Give... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2017 14:58

$34.00
152987

DAME CLARA BUTT English Contralto Recitalist Concert Singer DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371895374206

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1936 * Clara Butt death (1st report) * English contralto - concert singer The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "DAME CLARA BUTT, CONCERT STAR, DIES" 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 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 pr... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2017 14:42

$33.00
152966

1ST ELECTRIC CHAIR Execution 1st Person Murderer WILLIAM KEMMLER 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391730084072

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Aug. 4, 1890 * William Francis Kemmler * 1st electric chair execution The top of the front page has column heads: "NO INVITATIONS YET" "The chances Are That Kemmler's Execution Will Take Place About Thursday" "Arrangements Made by the Metropolitan Dallies to Get the First News Possible" "A Delicate Point of Law Raised by a Well Known Attorney of Auburn" with the text taking most of a column. William Kemmler has the dubious distinction of being the first condemned person in the world to be put to death by electrical execution which would happen on August 6 (see hyperlink). Eight pages, irregular & partially loose at the spine, good condition but is fragile ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:37

$37.00
152932

JOHN BURGOYNE British General Death & King Louis XVI of France 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729780537

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 22, 1792 * King Louis XVI of France * General John Burgoyne death Front page has: "Proclamation, By The King Of The Frenchmen, Upon The Dangers Of The Country", signed in type: Louis. Page 2 has a Proclamation signed in type: Louis. Listed among the deaths on pg. 3 is: "In London, Lieut.-Gen. Burgoyne". Page three has a nice ad by Josiah Flagg, junior, Surgeon Dentist. The ad includes many details about Flagg's dental services. Note: According to "Famous First Facts", Flagg was the "first native-born American" dentist. Four pages, foxing, an archival repair at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:29

$47.00
152928

FORD'S THEATRE Government to Buy ? & Andersonville Prison Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894059802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865 * Government to buy Ford's Theater ? * Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score. Page 4 has: "Justice Upon the Murderers of the Prisoners" begins: "The assassins of the President disposed of, the government will next take in hand the ruffians who tortured to death thousands of Union prisoners..." meaning Wirz & others from the Andersonville prison. This takes over a full column. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:21

$34.00
152911

WILBERT ROBINSON "Uncle Robbie" Baseball Catcher & Manager DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371893508700

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 9, 1934 * Wilbert Robinson "Uncle Robbie" Death * Major League Baseball catcher and manager The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "WILBERT ROBINSON DIES IN ATLANTA" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Wilbert Robinson, Major League Baseball Hall of Fame player and manager. 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, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:55

$37.00
152859

SAMUEL KINKEAD World War I Fighter Ace RAF Airplane KILLED 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391727627873

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1928 * Aviator Samuel Kinkead killed * South African fighter ace * High Speed Flight RAF The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BRITISH FLIER DIES IN PLUNGE INTO SEA; SOUGHT SPEED MARK" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. wikipedia notes: I... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2017 14:21

$34.00
152828

LESLIE STUART Edwardian Musical Comedy English Composer DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371889099309

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1928 * Leslie Stuart death (1st report) * Edwardian musical comedy composer The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "British Composer, Leslie Stuart, Dies" with subhead. (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 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary sub... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 15:50

$34.00
152810

ADELE BLOOD Silent Film & Vaudeville Actress SUICIDE Death 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391725050626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 14, 1936 * Adele Blood suicide death (gun) * Silent movies & vaudeville actress The top of the back page has a one column heading: "ADELE BLOOD HOPE, ACTRESS, ENDS LIFE" with subheads. (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 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 primary su... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:54

$40.00
152808

JAMES WARD PACKARD Automobile Motor Car Company Pioneer DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371889048486

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1928 * James Ward Packard death * Automobile - car pioneer The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "JAMES W. PACKARD, AUTO PIONEER, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of James Ward Packard, American automobile manufacturer who founded the Packard Motor Car Company. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:51

$37.00
152804

NORA BAYES Popular American Singer Comedian Actress DEATH & Photo 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391725041175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1928 * Nora Bayes death w/ photo * American singer & comedian actress The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "NORA BAYES DIES AFTER OPERATION" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Nora Bayes, American singer, comedian and actress. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality ... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:38

$35.00
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


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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
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