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174811

MORMONS PRISONERS Troubles In MISSOURI War 1839 Baltimore Maryland MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740420181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 2, 1839 * Missouri Mormon Troubles Inside has an article headed: "The Mormon Affair" which includes: "...the senate passed on the 3rd upon the joint resolutions of the Mo. Legislature, 'The first resolution'...declares that it is inexpedient at this time to prosecute the investigation into the cause of the Mormon disturbances and the conduct of the military in suppressing them. The second, that none of the documents or evidence accompanying the governor's message ought to be published with the sanction of the legislature. The third, that a committee should be appointed to consist of members of both branches, to be vested with power to investigate the whole matter and rep... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:59

$50.00
174388

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726192087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 August 30, 2019 09:31

$40.00
174295

CHAPPAQUIDDICK ACCIDENT Mary Jo Kopechne & Senator Ted Kennedy 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392354602587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 25, 1969 * Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne * Chappaquiddick Island incident The front page has a six column headline: "KENNEDY FACES TRIAL, POSSIBLE PRISON TERM" with subhead. (see) Nice to have coverage from a Massachusetts publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with reporting on the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Complete with all 44 pages, minor right margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:32

$55.00
174265

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Trial Begins & Alvin Karpis Gang 1935 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721128818

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1935 * Dutch Schultz trial begins * Bandit Alvin Karpis The front page has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ IS JAILED AS HIS TRIAL BEGINS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the start of Arthur 'Dutch Schultz' Flegenheimer's trial for income tax evasion. Text continues on page 2 with photo of Schultz. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Also a two column heading near the bottom of the front page: "'Karpis' Gang Battles Through 4 States; Fights Nebraska Police, Abducts Kansan" Coverage on Alvin Karpis and his gang battling with police and more. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pag... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:37

$48.00
174065

Best O. J. SIMPSON Ordered to Stand Trial for MURDERS 1995 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372708320099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 9, 1994 * O. J. Simpson murder case * Judge orders him to stand trial * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has a headline: "Judge Cites 'Ample Evidence,' Orders Simpson to Stand Trial" with color photo. Much more on pages 18 & 19. The complete first section only with pages 1-24 of a 184 page newspaper, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2019 14:59

$75.00
173990

Very Rare Colonial VIRGINIA GAZETTE w/ Non-Consumption Agreements 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707144462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, August 25, 1774 * Very rare Colonial Virginia title * 18th century Woman publisher This was one of three separate newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. Of very special note is this newspaper was: "Printed By Clementina Rind" as noted in the masthead, she being one of just a few 18th century female newspaper publishers. As an additional treat the front page begins with a letter signed in type by her: Clementina Rind, concerning the operation of this newspaper. She would die the following month, so issues with her imprint are both rare & desired. The ftpg. also has an interesting letter from a woman concerning the poten... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:14

$5,695.00
173791

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Murder & Gen. Richard Taylor Surrenders CIVIL WAR 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696401831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination mourning borders * Confederate General Richard Taylor surrenders All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the death of President Abraham Lincoln. The front page has: "Surrender of Dick Taylor" "It Occurs on the 4th Inst." "The Terms the Same as Those Accorded Lee" "Richmond" "Our Returning Heroes..." and more. Page 5 has: "The Assassination" "The Trial of the Conspirators--No Reporters Admitted" "Davis In Georgia" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:22

$48.00
173683

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Pre Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693763620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Fights to reverse execution sentence Half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed & overturned. Eight pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:25

$32.00
173530

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392313456048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, August 8, 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: "Have Struck Another Clew" "Hotel Clerk Identifies Woman Who Accompanied Holmes to Canada" (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 July 13, 2019 14:25

$42.00
173234

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Illegal Voting Vote Trial Guilty 1873 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304423222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1873 * re. The Susan B. Anthony trial The front page has a very small and discrete one column heading at the bottom of the last column: "The Case of Miss Susan B. Anthony--Prosecution Suspended" which is a brief mention of her recent indictment for illegal voting. Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:50

$23.00
173196

Outlaws DICK LIDDIL Pardon ? & Frank James Trial Jesse Gang 1884 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302413007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Feb. 4, 1884 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Dick Liddil pardon ? Page 2 has a great article on the notorious outlaw Dick Liddil with column heads: "DICK LIDDELL" "A Pardon Denied the Late Bandit by Governor Crittenden" "Effect of the Executive's Action on the Frank James Trial--Incompetency of Liddell's Testimony in the Case...". Liddill was one of the last surviving member of the notorious James-Younger Gang of outlaws. Also on pg. 2: "Davy Crockett' 'How the Big-Hearted Pioneer Earned His Credentials". Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:34

$39.00
173152

MARY TODD LINCOLN President Abraham Widow Declared INSANE 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676681892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1875 * Mary Todd Lincoln INSANE * President Abraham's wife The front page has one column headings: "Mrs. Abraham Lincoln" "Trial Of The Question Of Her Sanity In Chicago--A Verdict That She Is Insane Rendered" See image for text here. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 23, 2019 07:28

$78.00
173119

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators Trial CIVIL WAR Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372675552522

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Conspirators - assassins on trial * Civil War closing events All columns on all pages are black-bordered in memory of the recently assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. The ftpg. includes: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Reporters Not Allowed at the Trial" "The Counsel Engaged" "Portions of the Evidence to be Published" "The Prisoners Closely Guarded" "Appearance of the Prison". One of the subheads is: "Mrs. Surratt Contrite" (see). Also much on the closing events of the Civil War including: "From Gen. Sherman's Army--Grand Triumphal March through Petersburg, Va..." "From North Carolina" "Nine Thousand Stand of Arms Received from Johnston...". Inside ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:19

$58.00
172675

Early Jonas Salk POLIO VACCINE Experimental Medical Success 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392289813278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 12, 1954 * Jonas Salk * Polio vaccine success Te top of the front page has a historic and early report on the success of the polio vaccine with a two column heading: "Polio Serum Might Last A Lifetime" with subhead. (see) This was a very early report of clinical trial successes, and it would be 13 months later that a formal announcement would be made of a definitive polio vaccine being successful. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, binding holes along the spine which slightly affects mentioned report, small ,library stamp within masthead, otherwise very nice.

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Ends June 02, 2019 07:27

$62.00
172594

SMITH ACT TRIALS Communists Party of USA Socialsts GUILTY Verdict 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372661493137

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1949 * Smith Act trials of Communist Party leaders * Socialists - socialism - guilty verdict (1st report) The top of the front page has five column headline on the Smith Act trials of Communist party leaders, with: "11 COMMUNISTS CONVICTED OF PLOT; MEDINA TO SENTENCE THEM FRIDAY; 6 OF COUNSEL JAILED IN CONTEMPT" with various related subheads & a photo as well (see). Much more on the following pages. This issue reports the first of several trials, one of the lengthiest trials in American history. The defendants were accused of violating the Smith Act, a statute which imposed penalties on those who advocated violent overthrow of the government (see hyperlink for more). A landmark case on Commu... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2019 15:29

$57.00
172588

JOHN FRIES'S REBELLION Pennsylvania Dutch Farmers Revolt GUILTY 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392286913803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, May 16, 1799 * John Fries's rebellion trial - guilty Page 3 contains a very nice account headed: "TRIAL OF FRIES", being John Fries of "Fries Rebellion" infamy. He was ultimately found "Guilty" of treason, as is clearly printed in this report. A very nice, graphic presentation of his sentence. Page 2 has related account: "Circuit Court - United States vs. John Fries. High Treason" taking about a paragraph (see). Four pages, a small hole in each leaf does not affect either report, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends May 29, 2019 15:26

$68.00
172587

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392286913543

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The entire front page & much of the bkpg. are taken up with proceedings on President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial, with first column heads: "IMPEACHMENT" "Rules for the Trial of the President Adopted in the Senate" "The Impeachment Articles Agreed Upon by the House" "A Managing Committee to Present Them to the Senate To-day". Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends May 29, 2019 15:25

$29.00
172459

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657290157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of a front page column has heads on the famous Scopes "monkey" trial in Dayton, Tenn.: "DAYTON FORTIFIED AGAINST LAST SHOCK OF DARROW ATTACK" with subheads: "Fundamentalists Brace Themselves for Salvo of Scientists & Final Arguments" "Rival Chiefs Off For Day" "Darrow Lectures on Tolstoy at Chattanooga--Bryan at Pikeville Lauds State's Culture" "Defense Expects To Lose" "Appeal on Three Grounds is Ready for Filing--Scopes Would Go Back to Collebe for More Science". The text takes most of a column and continues on page 2. Complete in 32 pages, a few minor margin tears, generally nice conditio... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:46

$38.00
172405

BLACK SOX SCANDAL World Series w/ Jewish Gamblers Indictments 1921 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372655146809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, March 26, 1921 * Chicago Black Sox World Series scandal indictments * Jewish Gamblers Carl Zork and Benjamin Franklin The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WHITE SOX REINDICTED IN BASEBALL SCANDAL; 18 MEN TO FACE TRIAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the indictments of the master minds of the 1919 Black Sox World Series scandal. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 18, 2019 15:13

$47.00
172124

HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin & Mobster Crime Boss LUCKY LUCIANO 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648214627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:46

$40.00
172077

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal Trial REMORSEFUL? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372645397203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1935 * Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 22 has a one column heading: "FISH CONFESSED FEELING OF GUILT" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. 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, ... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2019 14:47

$44.00
171920

TRIAL OF ASSASSINS Abraham Lincoln & Jefferson David Indictment 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392267500378

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators * Jefferson Davis indictment for treason Among the ftpg. column heads are: "INDICTMENT OF DAVIS" "The Arch-Traitor to be Tried for Treason" "His Offence the Levying of War on Fort Stevens" "Davis to be Tried in the City of Washington" and: "TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Sanders Heard to Say that Booth was Bossing the Job" "That Job was to Assassinate Lincoln On or Before Inauguration Day" "More About the Treatment of Union Prisoners in the South" and more. Eight pages, very light damp stain at the top, never bound nor trimmed, very nice.

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:03

$44.00
171860

HARRY KENDALL THAW 1st Insanity NOT GUILTY Stanford White Murder 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372637440331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., February 2, 1908 * 1st successful use of insanity plea in court * Harry Thaw - Stanford White murder trial The top of the front page has a one column heading: "For Criminally Insane" with subheads and photo. (see) Complete with all 22 pages, light toning, some wear along the spine, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: There were two trials. At the first, the jury was deadlocked: at the second, pleading insanity, Evelyn testified. Thaw's mother told Evelyn that if she would testify that Stanford White abused her and that Harry only tried to protect her, she'd receive a divorce from Harry Thaw and one million dollars in compensation. She did just that, and performed in court... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2019 15:43

$44.00
171758

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264050806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Sept. 2, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin trial ending Page 4 has most of a column headed: "NEARING THE END" "Th Trial of Frank James at Gallatin Drawing to a Close" "Testimony All In and Arguments to Begin Monday" "The Court's Order Concerning Instructions t the Jury--Mrs. Hite's Toilet on the Witness Stand". This is coverage of Frank James murder/robbery trial. He would be acquitted. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:28

$37.00
171554

HUEY LONG Paul N. Cyr Succession Dispute & Al 'Scarface' Capone 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259244426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1931 * Huey 'The Kingfish" Long & Paul N. Cyr * Louisiana governor succession dispute * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial The front page has a one column heading: "HUEY LONG DEFEATS COUP D-ETAT BY CYR" with subheads. (see) Page 4 has a one column heading: "PROSECUTION RESTS IN CAPONE TRIAL" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial with transcripts. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscript... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:26

$39.00
171462

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron Tax Evasion Acquittal 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372625573216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer acquitted * Jewish-American gangster tax evasion trial The top of the front page has two column headline: "SHULTZ IS FREED; JUDGE EXCORIATES JURY OF FARMERS" with a subheads. (see) Lengthy first report continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:31

$44.00
171381

Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Pan Am Trials Military Contracts AVIATION 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372621385783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 8, 1947 * Aviator Howard Hughes * Pan Am airlines - TWA The front page has a six column heading: "End Hughes-Brewster Feud; Quiz to Go On" with subheads. Related photo on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 06, 2019 16:39

$42.00
171210

Best Gangster AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial START1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372615778581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 7, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial begins * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a six column headline on the beginning of the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "U. S. to Begin Its Capone Evidence Today" with related subheads. More on page 3 with related illustration. Two related photos are 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's Day Massacre." He seemed above the law, however in t... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:43

$98.00
170861

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243156360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial beginning * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page features a nice banner headline on the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "CALL CAPONE JURORS TODAY" with related subheads. (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 bootlegging, but f... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:39

$98.00
170717

(3) Jewish LEO FRANK Trial Mary Phagan Atlanta Ga MURDER Case 1913 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372599608053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, a trio of issues dated July 28, 30, and Aug. 5, 1913. * Leo Frank murder trial Each issue has content on the controversial Leo Frank murder trial, the July issues on the front page and the Aug. 5 issue has page 2 content. One column headlines with somewhat brief reporting (see). Each issue is complete, foxing at the fold, expected toning, and partially loose at the spine. Should be handled with care.

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:41

$56.00
170662

Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392237550657

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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, never bound nor trimmed, some creases, good condition.

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Ends March 14, 2019 16:40

$34.00
170634

LYNCHING OF WILLIE EARLE Greenville SC South Carolina Lynched MOB 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597455559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1947 * Lynching of Willie Earle * Greenville, South Carolina The top of page 16 has a one column heading: "UNMASKED MOB LYNCHES [BLACK] HOLDUP SUSPECT" with subhead and small related map. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Willie Earle at Greenville, South Carolina. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The lynching of Willie Earle took place in Greenville, South Carolina on February 16, 1947 when Willie Earle, a 24-year-old black man, was arrested, taken from his jail cell and murdered. It is considered the last racially motivated lynching to ... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:33

$44.00
170499

MASAHARU HOMMA Bataan Death March Japanese General TRIAL Begins 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392231841746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 3, 1946 * General Masaharu Homma * Bataan Death March trial * Japanese Army leader The front page has a great banner headline: "OPEN TRIAL OF GEN. HOMMA" with subhead and small photo. (see) Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Masaharu Homma was a lieutenant general in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. Homma commanded the Japanese 14th Army, which invaded the Philippines and perpetrated the Bataan Death March. After the war, Homma was convicted of war crimes relating to the actions of troops under his direct command and executed by firing squad... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2019 15:37

$47.00
170370

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal Trial WEIRD ACTS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372584371709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1935 * Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "FISH'S WEIRD ACTS TOLD BY CHILDREN" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. 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... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2019 15:21

$52.00
170263

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372579068392

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 February 24, 2019 15:16

$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
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
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
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