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170049

re. HANGING OF MARY SURRATT Abraham Lincoln Murder Conspirator ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372570871772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865 * Mary Surratt, the Lincoln assassination conspirator * Shades of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator" Page 4 has a brief, rather inconspicuous item with a small heading: "Mrs. Surratt" which reads: "The friends of the late Mary E. Surratt are resorting to ill-judged action in endeavoring to prove her innocence. Her trial was conducted with extraordinary patience, and the proofs of her guilt entirely justified the conclusion arrived at. Disloyal persons may endeavor to lead to an opposite conclusion, but they will not succeed in that endeavor. She has paid the penalty of her crime, and the wisest thing is for all who were upon terms of friendship with her to let her name be as far forg... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:49

$37.00
170046

LEN KOENECKE Brooklyn Dodgers MLB Baseball KILLED on Airplane 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217806936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 17, 1935 * Len Koenecke killed on airplane * MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball The front page has a great banner headline: "KILLED IN FIGHT IN AIRPLANE" with subhead. Nice for display. Photo of Koenecke is on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: After being sent home from the road trip, he caught a commercial flight for New York City. During the flight, he drank a quart of whiskey and became very drunk. After harassing other passengers and striking a stewardess, the pilot had to sit on him to restrain him as ... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:47

$62.00
169986

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392216314684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of a front page column reports on the historic & controversial Scopes "monkey" trial with: "SCOPES FAILS TO GET FEDERAL INJUNCTION; STATE TRIAL FRIDAY" and subheads: "Judge Gore Rules Tennessee Officers Are Acting in the Only Way they Are Authorized" "Two Petitions Presented" "Teacher Charges Violation of Liberty--Parent Asserts Right to Educate His Children" "Darrow Says He Fears the State Court May Limit the Case to Whether Law Was Violated". The detailed report takes nearly a full column and continues on page 20. Complete in 44 pages, a bit irregular at the sine from disbinding, generally... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:48

$46.00
169977

Jewish LEO FRANK Trial Mary Phagan Atlanta Ga MURDER Case Photo 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568884568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, August 1, 1913 * Leo Frank murder trial * Mary Phagan photo Page 5 has a three column head: "Atlanta Pencil Factory Superintendent and Girl With Whose Murder He Is Charged" has a photo of: "Leo M. Frank" and a quite rare photo of "Miss Mary Phagan, the 14 year-old factory worker. The article beneath the photos provides various detail. Complete in 18 pages, toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:43

$59.00
169932

Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392215447198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 14, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial w/ much testimony * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading regarding the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "DRAMA IN COURT AS U. S. CLOSES CASE ON CAPONE" with subhead. (see) Lengthy coverage with testimony continues on page 6 with related photo. Photo of Capone outside the federal building is on the back page. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine'... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2019 14:47

$67.00
169869

18th Century FOLDOUT MAP of Toulan France - Germany - Netherlands 1747 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564703555

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1747 * Foldout map of France Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled in the cartouche: "FRANCE With Its Acquired Territories In Germany, and the Netherlands...". This map shows considerable detail including a close-up view of the harbor & town of Toulon. The map also shows the southern portion of England and just a bit of Corsica, Spain, and Ireland. This map folds out to measure 11 1/8 by 10 inches, some light toning, a bit of chipping at margins but nothing affected at or inside the border. Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Directions to Make Cyder Exceeding French Wine" "Recipe to Present Sea Sickness" "... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:36

$119.00
169720

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Begins Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392207080090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial beginning * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of the front page has a three column headline: "DAYTON'S ONE PRO-EVOLUTION PASTOR QUITS AS THREAT BARS DR. POTTER FROM PULPIT; BRYAN'S SERMONS ANGER SCOPES DEFENSE" with subheads and photo of Bryan. (see) Nice pictorial on page 5. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:44

$47.00
169657

CHARLOTTE CORDAY & Jacobin Leader Jean-Paul Marat Assassination 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206332472

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, October 2, 1793 * Chalotte Corday * Jean-Paul Marat On page under the heading "France" is the report pertaining to the trial of Charlotte Corde who murdered Marat. "The exterminatrix of Marat, continued to display the same uncommon spirit of heroic firmness and resolution to the last moment of her life. Being asked by her Judges, who were her accomplices? she answered, 'I have none -- could solely be excited by her own impulse to free her country of its most dangerous enemy..." While this article did not state that she had been sent to the guillotine at that time, there is on the same page a poem "To The Memory of Marie Ann Charlotte Corde". Other news and advertisements, so... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:39

$75.00
169563

Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201409929

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 13, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial w/ much testimony * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading regarding the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "CAPONE'S TRAIL OF GOLD TRACED IN LUXURY SALES" with subhead. (see) Lengthy coverage with testimony continues on page 8 with related photo. Photo of Capone outside the federal building is on the back page. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine'... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 15:30

$67.00
169540

Best BUGS MORAN Prohibition Gangster Boss Forgery Trial 1939 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548361859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 17, 1939 * George "Bugs" Moran forgery trial * Prohibition era gangster - mob boss The front page has a great banner headline: "TIES BUGS MORAN TO FORGERS" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamous period in America... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:06

$52.00
170099

Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392218618449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 12, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial w/ much testimony * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading regarding the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "U. S. TO TRACE CAPONE'S RISE IN TRIAL TODAY" with subhead. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine's Day Massacre." He seemed above the law, however in the end Capone would be brought to justice & serve jail time not for murder, extortion, or bo... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:00

$57.00
160156

LEN KOENECKE Brooklyn Dodgers MLB Baseball KILLED on Airplane 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178820388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1935 * Len Koenecke killed on airplane * MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "KOENECKE'S PILOT IS HELD AS SLAYER" with subheads and two related photos. (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 48 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: After being sent home from the road trip, he caught a commercial flight for New York City. During the flight, he drank a quart of whiskey and became very drunk. After harassing other passengers and striking a stewardess, the pilot had to si... See More  

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Ends January 23, 2019 07:48

$45.00
169480

VICTORIA WOODHULL & Tennessee Celeste Claflin LIBEL SUIT CASE 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392198193763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1874 * Victoria Woodhull * Tennessee Celeste Claflin The back page has: "The Woodhull & Claflin Case" "The Challis Libel Suit Commenced--Two Jurors Obtained" takes close to have a column & begins: "The long-ending trial of Victoria C. Woodhull, Tennie C. Claflin, and Col. James H. Blood, charged with libeling Luther C. Challis in 'Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly" of the 2nd of November, 1872, was commenced yesterday..." with much more. Complete in 8 pages, lightly toned & browned at the margins, partially loose at the spine, 3 small binding holes near the spine. Somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends January 20, 2019 12:45

$44.00
169348

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372540064727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 25, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the ftpg. has over half a column headed: "Frank James On Trial" "A Belief That the Prosecution Will Fail to Convict Him". This was the famous murder/robbery trial of the brother of Jesse James & a member of the infamous James Gang. The report would be correct: he would be acquitted. Eight pages, 4 finding holes at the blank spine margin a bit fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:43

$38.00
169320

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz Trial w/ PRINT 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539734781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 14, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The front page features a print headed: "Werze, The Andersonville Demon", being the infamous Henry Wirz, the warden of the Andersonville prison camp who supervised the horrible treatment of Yankee prisoners. He would be found guilty & was executed, one of only two people convicted for war crimes during the American Civil War. Quite rare to find a period portrait of him in a newspaper. Various ftpg. column heads relating to the Civil War. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, wear at the fold & margins, generally good.

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:35

$67.00
169302

Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539720147

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 9, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial w/ much testimony * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page features a nice bold, banner headline on the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "U. S. BARES CAPONE TAX PLEA" with related subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage with testimony continues on page 6. A few related photos are on the back page. This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine's Day Massacre." He seemed above the law, howeve... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:22

$125.00
169205

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534569300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators * Loads of testimony The entire front page and over half of the back page are taken up with very detailed and verbatim accounts of those called to give testimony in the trial of the Lincoln assassins. The front page first column heads include: "TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Full Report of the Proceedings on Thursday" "Testimony to the Cruel Treatment of Our Prisoners in Richmond" "Major Turner Boasts that He Purposely Tortured Them" "Evidence that Arnold was a Soldier in the Rebel Service" "More Testimony Implicating Dr. Mudd With the Assassins" "Witnesses to Prove Good Character for Mrs. Surratt" "An Effort to Prove an Alibi on Beh... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:43

$47.00
169000

H.H. HOLMES 1st American Serial Killer Murder Castle in Chicago 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527495469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, August 5, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * America's 1st serial killer trial ending * Murder Castle in Chicago The front page has small one column headings: "Will Be Charged With Murder" "Warrants to Be Taken Out for Holmes in Chicago" (see) See image for text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:12

$48.00
168703

GRACE FORTESCUE TRIAL Joseph Kahahawai Murder Thalia Massie Rape 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516811206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 23, 1932 * Grace Fortescue trial begins * Joseph Kahahawai murder * Thalia Massie rape ? * Honolulu, Hawaii The front page has a great banner headline: "HONOR SLAYING TRIAL OPENS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the start of the trial of Grace Fortescue for the murder of Joseph Kahahawai, a innocent man charged with the rape of her daughter, Thalia Massie. Three related photos are on the back page. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:22

$57.00
168412

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Gangster BOOTLEGGING Prohibition Trial Ends 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392173751973

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 8, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond * Irish American gangster * Bootlegging trial ends The front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND CASE GOES TO THE JURY TODAY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 14. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers ... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2018 07:03

$40.00
168402

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372502177626

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 31, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Front page column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ", "Some Discussion About Handcuffing the Prisoner", "The Tendency of Evidence the Same as on Former Days", and more, with the text taking 2 1/2 columns of the front page. Included is a letter from Henry Wirz, the warden of the infamous Civil War prison camp in Andersonville, Georgia, where the Yankee prisoners were horribly treated. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2018 15:40

$32.00
168369

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry Negro Insurrection TRIAL Polar Seas Map 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172735070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 1, 1859 * Trial of John Brown * Harper's Ferry insurrection Over half of the front page is taken up with a large: "Map Of The Polar Seas, With the Leading Points of Interest in Arctic Exploration" which shows from Labrador to the North Pole and west to the "Behring Strait". The balance of the ftpg. is taken up with the: "History of Arctic Expeditions from 1743 to 1859" "Another Expedition Proposed". But the more significant content is on page 3 with column heads: "The Outbreak At Harper's Ferry" "The Trial of John Brown, Charged with Conspiracy, Treason and Murder" "The Verdict Of The Jury" "Conviction of the Prisoner of Three Capital Crimes" "Graphic Description of the Closing Scenes in the Cou... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2018 15:23

$56.00
168320

Hollywood ACTRESS MAE WEST Declared Married to Frank Wallace 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172079337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1937 * Actress Mae West * Frank Wallace marriage The front page has a one column heading: "Court Decides Mae West Is Mrs. Wallace" with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine. wikipedia notes: Mae West was married on April 11, 1911 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Frank Szatkus, whose stage name was Frank Wallace, a fellow vaudevillian whom she met in 1909. She was 17. She kept the marriage a secret, but a filing clerk discovered the mar... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:39

$40.00
168317

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO NOT GUILTY 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172078727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES Sept. 7, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James found not guilty * Jesse James gang - Gallatin, Missouri trial A full column on the ftpg. & a full column on pg. 2 are headed: "FRANK JAMES ACQUITTED" "He Asks To Be Allowed to Lead A Peaceful Life" "An Outline of Some of the Daring Crimes in Which He & His Companions Have Taken Part". Not only is this an historic report of the acquittal but the lengthy & detailed article has much on the infamous career of the James Gang. Eight pages, 4 binding holes at the blank spine, partially lose at the spine, a bit fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:37

$65.00
168247

GEORGE 'BUGS' MORAN Chicago Prohibition Era Gangster TRIAL Begins 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372495998626

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 10, 1930 * George 'Bugs' Moran trial begins * Chicago Prohibition Gangster The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "MORAN'S CRIMES TOLD TO JURY S TRIAL BEGINS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the beginning of George 'Bugs' Moran's trial for vagrancy. Probably only found in a Chicago publication. Rare as such. Complete with all 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 08, 2018 15:45

$52.00
168201

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Loads of Testimony 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392168795859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 4, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Jr. Baby Kidnapping Trial * Mother and father take the stand * Loads of court testimony The front page has a nice banner headline: "JURY HEARS LINDBERGH STORY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Much more on pages 8 & 9 with court testimony and a related photo. Loads of text here. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 07, 2018 15:50

$62.00
168200

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392168795525

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1868 The entire front page is taken up with coverage of the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson with column heads: "IMPEACHMENT" "Continuation of the Case for the Defence" 'Proceedings in the Case of Sec. Stanton Against Gen. Thomas" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2018 15:49

$29.00
167977

LEO VINCENT BROTHERS Jake Lingle Murder Trial GUILTY 1931 Chicago Trib Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392163083572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1931 * Leo Vincent Brothers found guilty * Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle murder * Best title to be had - very rare as such * Exploited by Al 'Scarface' Capone ? The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIND LEO BROTHERS GUILTY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with a few related photos on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, ... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:38

$77.00
167846

Very Rare & Early Printer JOHN PETER ZENGER New York City 1734 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392157046411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-YORK WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 21, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers to be had This is the very rare & early newspaper printed by John Peter Zenger who, just 8 months earlier was arrested for the critical comments he made in his newspaper about a decision made by the British Governor of New York, William Cosby. The result was a famous libel case in which Zenger was acquitted, the argument being that he had printed the truth and that truth is not libelous. It was--and still is--considered a landmark decision in establishing freedom of the press in America. Governor Cosby would soon order that copies of Zenger's "Journal" be: "...burned by the hands of the common hangman...". The front page begins with a lengthy... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:22

$5,850.00
167827

WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN Scopes Monkey Trial Attorney Fame DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372480974885

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1925 * William Jennings Bryan death * Scopes Monkey Evolution Trial fame The top of the front page has a three column headline: "BRYAN WILL BE BURIED IN ARLINGTON AFTER SIMPLE RITES IN CAPITAL FRIDAY; MOURNING DAYTON WILL VIEW BODY TODAY" with many subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning with a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends November 24, 2018 06:23

$46.00
167644

GRACE FORTESCUE TRIAL Joseph Kahahawai Murder Thalia Massie Rape 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392150117003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1932 * Grace Fortescue trial * Joseph Kahahawai murder * Thalia Massie rape ? * Honolulu, Hawaii The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "DARROW BARS MOVE TO EXAMINE MASSIE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the trial of Grace Fortescue for the murder of Joseph Kahahawai, a innocent man charged with the rape of her daughter, Thalia Massie. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2018 14:53

$37.00
167545

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Begins Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392148590335

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, July 15, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial beginning * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SCOPES DEFENSE WINS PARTIAL VICTORY OVER OPENING COURT PRAYER" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning and a little wear along the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 14, 2018 13:30

$39.00
167112

LEWIS and CLARK EXPEDITION Meriwether & William BOOK Notice 1807 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134531913

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 24, 1807 * Lewis and Clark expedition The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is followed by another descriptive notice headed: "Lewis & Clark's Map of North America..." with many details (see). All this takes an entire column. All of the front page is taken up with: "Trial of Aaron Burr" with considerable detail. Four pages, some stray ink marks at margins, very nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:29

$78.00
167097

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455228363

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 5, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The last column of the ftpg. (of section 2. See below) has: "FIGHTS EVOLUTION TO UPHOLD BIBLE" "Author of Tennessee Law Tells Motive That Led Him to Frame It" "Fears For the Children" "Believes Statue, if Enforced, Will Prevent Them From Becoming Infidels" and more. This reports on the famous "monkey trial" in Tennessee. The coverage takes the entire column & continues on page 4. Note: present are sections 2, 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11 only. Section 1 and 3-6 are lacking. Indents at the blank spine from disbinding, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:33

$37.00
167051

HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin & Mobster Crime Boss LUCKY LUCIANO 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372450959957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin - airship * Returns home after 1st American visit * Mobster - crime boss Lucky Luciano trial The front page has a column heading: "HINDENBURG HOME AFTER RECORD TRIP" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with related map. Another one column heading on the front page reads: "VICE RING 'SEIZURE' IS LAID TO LUCANIA" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2018 15:39

$38.00
167040

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392132104139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, April 2, 1875 * Henry Ward Beecher * Elizabeth Tilton * Adultery trial * Victoria Woodhull This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "HIS CHANCE" "Plymouth's Great Paster Takes the Stand" "The Most Remarkable Scene of the Famous Trial" and more. Text takes up four columns of the front page and over three more columns inside. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2018 15:32

$34.00
166681

Best O. J. SIMPSON Murder Case Trial BLOODY GLOVES 1995 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126602805

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 16, 1995 * O. J. Simpson murder case * The 'Bloody Glove" fiasco The top of the ftpg. has a color photo captioned: "O.J. Simpson, wearing protective latex gloves, tries on one of the leather gloves found after the murders." beneath which is a one column heading: "Prosecution's Bold Move May Backfire" with the article carrying over to page 39 where is a banner headline: "GLOVES: Bold Move by Prosecution May Backfire, Legal Experts Say" with considerable text and two more photos (ink stain here). Plus pg. 38 has head: "SIMPSON: Defendant Tries Bloody Gloves On in Court" with a color photo. The complete first section with 44 (of 158) pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:26

$78.00
166677

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Famous Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440924540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1934 * Bank robber John Dillinger * Crown Point, Indiana Jail * Famous wooden gun escape told The back page has an article headed: "Dillinger's Escape Described At Trial" "Warden Testifies About 'Toy Gun' as Deputy Is Accused of Aiding Outlaw". (see) This was one of the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On March 3, 1934, Dillinger escaped from the "escape-proof" (as it was dubbed by local authorities at the time) Crown Point, Indiana county jail which was guarded by many police and national guardsmen. ... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:22

$38.00
166630

Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126040690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with text under the headings: "THE TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Remarkable Evidence as to a Newspaper" "Ben. Wood's News in a Curious Category" "Rebel Gold Supporting a Rebel Organ in New York" and more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:16

$36.00
166429

Rare SALEM WITCHES TRIALS 17th Century Book Advertisement 1693 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372432625356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 11, 1693 * Rare Salem witch trials advertisement * Very early and rare 17th century title The back page has an advertisement for the book "The Second Edition of the late TRYALS of several WITCHES in New-England. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour." (see) This is the only periodical we have ever seen with any reference to the famous witch trials at Salem, Massachusetts, as the London Gazette made no mention of the trials or the executions A very uncommon item and the only period mention of this very notable event in American history. Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, minor damp stain a... See More  

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Ends October 10, 2018 13:57

$345.00
166149

LEE BIBLE Race Car Driver Land Speed Record Ormond Beach KILLED 1929 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111767605

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass., March 14 & 15, 1929 * Race car driver Lee Bible killed * Land speed record attempt * Ormond Beach, Florida The sport's section (page 4) of the 14th issue has a one column heading: "Tragedy Again Mars Daytona Speed Trials" with subhead: "Lee Bible, Driver, and Pathe Camerman Killed. (see) You also get the March 15 issue which has a small photo on the front page with caption: "His Last Photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Each issue is complete with 16 pages each, light toning at the margins, s few biding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:29

$44.00
166136

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111623107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Oct. 24, 1768 * Pro-British American publication * Boston is causing trouble A nice newspaper from colonial Boston, the hotbed of activity raging against the hated policies of Parliament towards the American colonies. This city & its environs saw much action against the Stamp Act, and would soon be the focus of the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the outbreak of war with the Battle of Lexington & Concord. All of the front page has reports of the "...Trial of John Grainger, Daniel Clark..." and others for "...shooting at John Green..." (see for beginning). Elsewhere are reports from Cambridge, Hartford, Newport, London, and other European cities. Complete in... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 09:41

$129.00
166035

VERY 1ST PARACHUTE JUMP Parachutist M. Charles Guille Balloon 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104099791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 7, 1819 * America's first parachutist * 1st parachute jump in U.S. * M. Charles Guille Beginning n the ftpg. is a report of the first manned parachute (made from a balloon) headed: "Mr. Guilles Ascension". It includes in part: "The scene was interesting beyond all expectation. At an early hour in the afternoon every carriage requisition for the Gardens, and Broadway, the Bowery and all roads leading to that place were crowded...". The article carries over to page 2 where is: "...At 18 minutes past six, Mr. Guille advanced to...the circle, and after making some... examination ...of the cords, which connected the Parachute with the Balloon, he took ... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:44

$54.00
165876

BATTLE OF RIDGEWAY Near Fort Erie Ontario Canada FENIANS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392099298217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Fenian raids in Canada * Jefferson Davis treason trial Pages 4 & 5 have over 2 columns of text headed: "THE FENIANS INVADE CANADA" "A Sharp Battle And A Retreat" "The Invaders Surrender to the United States Forces" "Operations Along the Frontier". The Fenians were a fraternal organization dedicated to the creation of an independent Irish republic. Page 5 has: "The Trial of Jeff. Davis--Opening of the U.S. Court at Richmond...Action of Davis's Counsel" and more.

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:33

$33.00
165488

Jewish LEO FRANK Found Guilty Mary Phagan Atlanta Ga MURDER Case 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372383092678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, Aug. 26, 1913 * Leo Frank found guilty * Mary Phagan murder case The top of the third column has heads on the famous Leo Frank murder trial, a sensation at the time which would become a made-for-TV movie in the 1990's. "LEO FRANK GUILTY OF MURDER OF GIRL" "Superintendent of Atlanta Pencil Factory Unmoved" "Crowd Cheers Verdict" "Mounted Police Disperse Manifestants Outside Court" "Frank's Wife Collapses" and more subheads. The case had strong anti-Semitic overtones as Frank was Jewish. Before his sentence could be carried out Leo Frank was abducted and hanged by a lynch mob. Today, the consensus of researchers on the subject holds that Frank wa... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2018 15:15

$63.00
165049

Rare COLUMBUS OHIO Post Civil War Henry Wirz & Jefferson Davis 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080125275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1865 * Henry Wirz trial * Jefferson Davis From shortly after the end of the Civil War but still with war-related reports including: "Returned Soldiers" "The Real Abolition Platform of Ohio" "Mustering Out Negro Troops" "The Wirz Trial" "Trouble Brewing in the Abolition Camp" "Jefferson Davis" "An Interview With the President" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:45

$28.00
165032

ADMIRAL JOHN BYNG Trial for Battle of MINORCA Failure 1757 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363669269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1757 * Admiral John Byng trial * HMS Monarch - Royal Navy * Battle of Minorca failure The first four pages have extensive coverage headed: "Abstract of the Trial of the Hon. Admiral John Byng..." for failing to relieve a besieged British garrison during the Battle of Minorca at the beginning of the Seven Years' War. Relating to this is another article, 7 pages: "Account of the Siege of St. Philip's Fort in the Island of Minorca" continued from a previous issue. Also within: "Account of the British Plantations in America" which examines New Jersey and Pennsylvania in much detail. Also: "An Essay of the Jews, by M. de Voltaire". Near the back is ... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:20

$54.00
164968

Gangster BUGSY SIEGEL Murder Inc. Harry Greenberg ASSASSINATION 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358996623

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, November 25, 1939 * Gangster Benjamin Bugsy Siegel * Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg murder Page 8 has a one column heading: "Gangland Victim Linked to Lepke" with subhead. (see) First report coverage of the murder of gangster Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg by Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel and a few others. Of course Siegel is not mentioned in the report because they didn't know who committed the murder at the time. A key event in Siegel's crime career prior to his Las Vegas venture. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In November of 1939, Siegel, Whitey ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:12

$40.00
164892

KID CANN Minneapolis MN Jewish Mobster Gangster ACQUITTED Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076113142

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 August 01, 2018 15:41

$39.00
164887

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON ENGLAND 1739 Old Original British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076100478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 28, 1746 The ftpg. has a brief item relating to the Jacobite Rebellion (see). More on this on pg. 4 in a letter from Carlisle noting in part: "There are in this place 350 rebel prisoners & it is agreed that every 20th man of the common men shall take his trial...The Grand Jury have found 125 bills against the Rebel prisoners..." with more. The bkpg. also has a letter from Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, present-day Canada, followed by a letter from Newport, Rhode Island (see). Pages 2 & 3 are taken up with ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:18

$38.00
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