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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371946381176

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, 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 o... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:17

$42.00
153806

THOMAS EDISON Falls into Coma & Al 'Scarface' Capone to be Guilty 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371938723841

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 17, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Falls into a coma - would die next day * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial * Would be found guilty on this day The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON IN DEEP COMA" with subheads. (see) Edison would die on the following day. Page 4 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AS 'NO PIKER' EXTOLLED IN PLEAS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the day he would be found guilty of tax evasion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise generally nice.

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Ends June 02, 2017 15:41

$38.00
153687

CIVIL WAR ENDING Jefferson Davis Capture & Trial of the Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932118419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 22, 1865 * Jefferson Davis confined * Trial of the assassins Page 2 has an article beginning: "Jeff Davis has arrived at Fortress Monroe & is secretly confined there..." Also: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Key to the Rebel Official Cypher" and many subheads (small hole here effects 2 words); "Gossip About Gen. Sherman" and much more. Four pages, small hole near top as noted, good condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:39

$26.00
153660

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931356715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 4, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL [Wirz], who was the warden at the infamous Andersonville prison. "The Testimony of Western Cavalrymen" "Werze's Mode of Dealing With the Cripples and Sick Men" "He Puts Them Out of Their Misery" "His Boasts About His Barbarous Exploits" "Horrors of the Dead Line "2933 Men Die in One Month" "The Report Admits that Bloodhounds Were used" and even more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, 2 folds, some water staining & a bit of foxing.

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:03

$34.00
153524

ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Murder Plot TREASON TRIAL 1683 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756528139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 22, 1683 * Algernon Sydney guilty of treason * King Charles II murder plot The reverse has a brief but historic report about the trial of Algernon Sydney, the famous English politician and political theorist, and opponent of absolute monarchies. Sydney ultimately became involved in a plot to assassinate King Charles II. He was later indicted for treason, found guilty and executed. The report, datelined "Westminster, Nov. 21" reads in full: "This day Algernon Sidney, Esq; was Arraigned the 7th Instant at the Kings-Bench-Bar, upon an indictment of High Treason, in Conspiring the Death of the King, and endeavoring to levy War and cause and insurrection in t... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:21

$150.00
153315

DANIEL SICKLES Philip Barton Key Assassination TRIAL (3) 1859 NYC Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911841306

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, a trio of issues dated March 4, April 9 & 13, 1859 * Daniel Sickles trial * Philip Barton Key murder The first use of a plea of temporary insanity by a criminal defendant made the Daniel Sickles case noteworthy in American legal history. Daniel Sickles' murder of Philip Barton Key was the kind of crime that piqued the interest of many, captivating the nation's press. Not even the most high-browed Victorian could ignore a killing that occurred in broad daylight on a Sunday afternoon on the sidewalk surrounding Lafayette Park, literally so near the White House it could have been witnessed from its front windows. The accused, Dan Sickles, was a prominent and well-c... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2017 07:25

$54.00
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
153142

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL DELAYED Jesse Gang 1883 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737273993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 20, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "FRANK JAMES" "The Trial of the Missouri Bandit Postponed to the Third Monday in August" "Owing to the Absence of Material Witnesses for the Defense--Murderous Cattle Thieves--Beaten to Death by Drunken Roughs--The Jenkins Trial--Criminal Calendar". Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:11

$28.00
153092

WIRZ TRIAL Andersonville Prison & Powder River Expedition INDIANS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900614824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 27, 1865 * Powder River Expedition (1865) * Andersonville prison trial - Henry Wirz Among the front page column heads are: "A Pardoned Rebel Lawyer" " "Refuses To Take the Test Oath" "The Confiscation Act" & more, with pg. 4 having; "THE WERZE TRIAL" "Werze Receipts For Sanitary Stores" "Monster Winder Sustained by Jeff. Davis" "More Prison Horrors" as well as: "From Fort Laramie" "A Series of Battles with the Hostile Indians" "The Enemy Totally Routed". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2017 07:42

$29.00
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
152819

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371889082790

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 The bottom of the front page has the beginning of a report on 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 15:30

$58.00
152716

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal PLEADS INSANITY 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722664853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1935 * Albert Fish pleads not guilty * By reason of insanity * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "PLEA OF INSANITY ENTERED FOR FISH" 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. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high q... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:35

$52.00
152673

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal INSANITY PLEA 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371884756767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1935 * Albert Fish insanity plea * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The back page has a one column heading: "Albert Fish Loses Plea" 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, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial. Complete in 42 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2017 16:39

$35.00
152323

JEFFERSON DAVIS & Henry Wirz Andersonville Prison TRIALS 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873497957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1865 * Henry Wirz trial * Andersonville Prison * Jefferson Davis Among the front page column heads on the events ending the Civil War are: "DAVIS AND WIRZ" "Jeff's Repudiation of the Andersonville Jailer" "The Story Said to be Unfounded in Truth" "The Andersonville Prison Records Missing" "Description of Wirz" "Andy Johnson's Home" "A Visit to Greenville, East Tennessee" "Recollections of the President When a Tailor" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:36

$28.00
152273

CONFEDERATE Jefferson Davis Day of Thanksgiving PROCL. Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371872583812

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 28, 1865 * Jefferson David proclamation * Confederate Day of Thanksgiving Not only a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "The War News" which mentions an expected siege upon Petersburg, and that: "...Grant probably designs another experiment upon our lines before Sherman can possibly get up to share in that fond conclusion--foregone in Yankee estimation--the capture of Richmond. That laurel, Grant is, no doubt, adventurously resolved to pluck for himself...". Other subheads include: "Destructive Fire in Columbia" "Yankee Cavalry in Northern Virginia" "Reorganization of Our Cavalry in the South West" "A Fri... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2017 16:18

$133.00
152219

DANIEL SICKLES Philip Barton Key Assassination TRIAL (3) 1859 Wash DC Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870116378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., a trio of issues April 21, 23, and 26, 1859 * Daniel Sickles trial * Philip Barton Key murder The first use of a plea of temporary insanity by a criminal defendant made the Daniel Sickles case noteworthy in American legal history. Daniel Sickles' murder of Philip Barton Key was the kind of crime that piqued the interest of many, captivating the nation's press. Not even the most high-browed Victorian could ignore a killing that occurred in broad daylight on a Sunday afternoon on the sidewalk surrounding Lafayette Park, literally so near the White House it could have been witnessed from its front windows. The accused, Dan Sickles, was a prominen... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:08

$54.00
151925

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal Trial SELF-HARM 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697902354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial - self-harm * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "'NOT IN RIGHT MIND,' FISH WROTE TO SON" 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, wit... See More  

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Ends March 09, 2017 15:32

$47.00
151890

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal Trial CONFESSION1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697020332

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial - Confession * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 3 is a one column heading: "'FISH SAYS HE SLEW THE GAFFNEY BOY" 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 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high pe... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:17

$40.00
151849

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391694711776

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, May 13, 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: "THE SCANDAL" "The Notorious Woodhull in Court" and more. Text takes up almost 2 full columns. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:24

$30.00
151486

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL BEGINS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682895607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 22, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter - Georgia * Henry Wirz trial begins (1st report) Nice ftpg. heads include: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "Commencement of the Proceedings of the Military Commission in the Case of the Keeper of the Andersonville Prison" "Horrible Crimes with Which He is Charged" "How the Prisoners in His Charge were Maltreated" "Exposed & I Starved, Willfully Shot, Poisoned by Foul Vaccine Mater & Torn to Pieces by Dogs" "Horrible Catalogue of Crimes..." with more. This is the opening day of this historic trial which lasted over two months. Eight pages nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2017 13:36

$44.00
151451

MIKE TYSON Heavyweight Boxing Champion 10-Year Sentence for RAPE 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682018734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDIANAPOLIS NEWS, March 26, 1992 * Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson * 10 year Sentencing for rape * Best title to be had ? The front page has a banner headline: "Tyson gets 10-year term" with subhead and photo. (see) More on page 2. First report coverage on Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson being sentenced for the rape of Desiree Washington. Nice to have from the city where the trial and verdict took place. Complete in 40 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2017 15:14

$34.00
151450

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371843771419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, a few light stain spots of the front page (see), minor spine wear, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2017 15:12

$40.00
151375

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842086662

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The first column has heads on the trial of the warden of Andersonville Prison: "The Wirz Trial" "Additional Chapters of Southern Prison Horrors" "Further Illustrations of the Mode of Warfare of the Modern Chivalry". Pg. 4 has an editorial on Wirz as well. Eight pages, small hole to the right side of the front leaf, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:21

$29.00
151322

Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Hauptmann LADDER Evidence 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371841173627

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann & the ladder traced to him ? * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "EXPERT TRACES TOOL MARKS ON LADDER TO HAUPTMANN, PART OF WOOD TO HIS ATTIC" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small address stamp in the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends February 15, 2017 14:50

$36.00
151288

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838874102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann Picked Out * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "CONDON NAMES HAUPTMANN AS 'JOHN' WHO GOT RANSOM; PARRIES DEFENSE'S ATTACK" with subheads that include: "Points To Suspect Thrice" "Says Prisoner Asked Him, 'Would I Burn if Baby Was Dead?'" and more. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small address stamp at top right corner, generally nice.... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2017 14:52

$36.00
151216

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837078547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Jr. Baby Kidnapping Trial * Mother and father take the stand * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a four column headline: "COL. AND MRS. LINDBERGH ON THE STAND; MOTHER IDENTIFIES BABY'S GARMENTS; FATHER SAYS HE HEARD LADDER CRASH" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. 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... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:36

$57.00
151161

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371836291038

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:14

$45.00
150822

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826554765

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 percenta... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:06

$40.00
150555

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818746725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 m... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:28

$62.00
150411

CONFEDERATE Vicksburg MS & FORT SUMTER Charleston SC Civil War 1863 VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371813359260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 26, 1863 * Post fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital The front page has some war items including: "From General Lee's Army" "The Rappahannock Expedition" "City Intelligence" "Flat of Truce" "Hotel De Vicksburg" and a few other items. The back page has much on the war, including: "Latest News From The North--From the Armies in Virginia--The Siege of Charleston--The Attack on Fort Sumter--Affairs at Vicksburg & the Southwest--Order of Retaliation from General Halleck..." "Vicksburg--The Present Compared with Its Past Appearance--Sad Effects of the War--The Feeling of its Citizens" "General Banks at Vicksbu... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2017 14:43

$94.00
150397

SMITH ACT TRIALS Communists Party of USA Socialists GUILTY Eve 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371813339861

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 14, 1949 * Smith Act trials of Communist Party leaders * Socialists - socialism - guilty verdict coming The top of the front page has heads on the Smith Act trials of Communist party leaders, with: "Jury Holds Fate of 11 Reds; Judge In His Charge Warns Communism Is Not On Trial" with various related subheads & a photo as well (see). 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 Communism in the United States. Complete in 54 p... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2017 14:14

$57.00
150219

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Tax Evasion Charge Plea Change MAFIA Mob Boss 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808637883

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone tax evasion case * Changes plea to Judge H. Wilkerson Page 12 has a one column heading: "CAPONE BEGS A TRIAL AS COURT BARS DEAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Al Capone changing his mind and pleading not guilty after learning he may get a hefty jail sentence on the tax evasion charge. This case would eventually lead to his demise. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:06

$46.00
150054

PATTERSON V. ALABAMA Scottsboro Boys U.S. Supreme Court Decision 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391641768998

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1935 * Patterson v. Alabama decision * United States Supreme Court case * Scottsboro Boys rape case * Jury of African-Americans The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NEW TRIAL ORDERED BY SUPREME COURT IN SCOTTSBORO CASE" with subheads. (See) Much more on page 15 with complete text of U.S. Supreme Court ruling. 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 ind... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:29

$42.00
150048

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Beer Baron Tax Evasion Trial ENDS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391641756499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1935 * Dutch Schultz trial ends in a deadlock * Jewish gangster - beer baron - bootlegger The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DEADLOCK OF JURY ENDS SCHULTZ TRIAL; 7 TO 5 AT THE END" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the end of Arthur 'Dutch Schultz' Flegenheimer's trial for income tax evasion that resulted in a jury deadlock. Lengthy text continue inside. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, small piece torn away at bottom left corner (unrelated), otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:22

$33.00
149908

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal TRIAL ENDS 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634419346

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial ends * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "FISH CASE WILL GO TO THE JURY TODAY" 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 became infamous after the fact. Rare as such. 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... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:15

$40.00
149883

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal COURT TRIAL 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634380802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "FISH 'CONFESSION' IS READ TO JURORS" 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. 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, allowing the iss... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:39

$40.00
149875

CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD Very Rare Pirate Death Sentence COMMANDEER 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634362300

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

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:27

$2,350.00
149807

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371795271793

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann takes the stand * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HAUPTMANN TAKES STAND, SWEARS HE WAS AT HOME NIGHT RANSOM WAS PAID" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. 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 subsc... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2016 13:55

$33.00
149601

Early ADOLPH HITLER Nazis Party Movement SA & SS Men Joint Rally 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391623228347

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1931 * Adolph Hitler rally in Brunswick, Germany * Sturmabteilung (SA) and Schutzstaffel (SS) men * Nazi movement prior to Hitler's coming to power * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HITLER UNITES RANKS OF THE OLD GERMANY TO WAR ON BRUENING" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Adolph Hitler's Nazi movement rally at Brusnwick, Germany. Page 4 has a one column heading: "GANG TUTOR SLATED TO TURN ON CAPONE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, some margin wear, more so... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:31

$30.00
149256

18th Century CARIBBEAN ISLANDS MAP & re. Ben Franklin Kite Experiment Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371781091839

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756 The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes (see photos for portions). But of greater significance is the great foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes..." (see). This map folds out to measure 8 1/2 by 14 inches and is in very nice, clean condition with several folds and one crease, neither distracting. This map is rarely found within the issue; more typically removed years ago. Further inside the issue is a very detailed 2 1/2 pg. article on: "A Paper Kite Electrified by a Storm", by M. de Romas, being an experi... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:30

$340.00
148946

Early Jonas Salk POLIO VACCINE Experimental Medical Success 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371773728660

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1954 * Jonas Salk * Polio vaccine success Near the bottom of the front page is a very historic and early report on the success of the polio vaccine with a two column head; "Lasting Prevention of Polio Reported in Vaccine Tests" and subhead: "Dr. Salk Says Discovery Fights Off All 3 Kinds of Crippling Disease" with the report concluding on page 22. The ftpg. report includes a photo captioned: "Dr. Jonas E. Salk". 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. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:45

$67.00
148933

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371773716938

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW-YORK TIMES, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial At the top of the first column on the front page are headlines reporting the surprise capture of Jefferson Davis, the former President of the defunct Confederate States of America. The reporting begins with an announcement from the Secretary of War, Edwin M. Stanton, which states: "The following dispatch, just received...announces the surprise and capture of Jefferson Davis, and his staff...", signed in type: Edwin M. Stanton. Hereafter is a dispatch from General Wilson beginning: "I have the honor to report at daylight of the 10... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:25

$164.00
148722

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson PRINTS Scenes 1868 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391599971935

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 4, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Impeachment trial prints A full page shows two: "Scenes In The Rotunda Of The Capitol, During The Impeachment Trial" and "President Johnson Consulting With His Counsel In His Business Office, Preparing The Answer To The Articles Of Impeachment." Another full page: "The Senate Chamber, During The Withdrawal Of The Senators For Secret Consultation, On The Opening Day Of Impeachment." Sixteen pages, a bit irregular at the spine, generally good.

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Ends November 18, 2016 13:09

$38.00
148672

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391599561181

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 November 18, 2016 05:22

$34.00
148301

CAPTAIN JOHN DONNELLAN Landmark Murder Case Trial John Hunter 1781 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371755308218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RUDDIMAN'S WEEKLY MERCURY, Edinburgh, Scotland, April 11, 1781 * Poison or Apoplexy? The Chirurgeon’s Verdict * Captain John Donnellan guilty & hanged All of pages 1, 2, 3 & most of pg. 4 are taken up with details of the landmark case in medical jurisprudence, the trial of John Donnellan for the murder of his brother-in-law. In brief, the case is noteworthy because of the involvement of John Hunter, the famous Scottish anatomist, who was called to give expert testimony. To the fury of the judge, and in marked contrast to the other expert witnesses, all of whom stated definitively that Donellan was guilty, Hunter was reserved, offering other explanations and pointing out that the scien... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:30

$97.00
148005

ANDREW JOHNSON Presidential Impeachment Pre Trial Reconstruction 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748049431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial First column heads include: " IMPEACHMENT" "Debate in the House on the Replication to the Presidents Answer" "The Replication Adopted and Filed in the Impeachment Court" "The President Granted Until Monday to Prepare for Trial" with over 2 columns of front page reporting. Complete in 8 pages, very nice clean condition.

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:03

$35.00
147944

Rehmeyer's HEX HOLLOW MURDER Witchcraft John Blymire Voodooism 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747111492

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1929 * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder * York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 25 has an article headed: "Charm Book Throws Light On 'Witch' Trial" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2016 14:46

$39.00
147805

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742541616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 26, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has heads: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "More of the Horrors of Andersonville" "Testimony of a Rebel Surgeon as to the Maltreatment of Prisoners" "Copy of an Inspection Report of the Prison Camp" "A Sickening Tale of Suffering". This coverage takes over 1 1/2 columns. See the hyperlink for more on the career of Henry Wirz. The back page has: "The Assassins - Arrest of a Supposed Accomplice of J. Wilkes Booth--Interesting Details" Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:15

$37.00
147765

THE GREAT BOSTON FIRE Conflagration & Victoria Woodhull Claflin 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391567017392

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 10, 1872. * Great Boston fire of 1872 * Victoria Woodhull Claflin Page one has much content and headings related to the Great Boston Fire: "Another Chicago" "Vain Efforts of the Firemen to Check the Flames" "Startling Scenes of Panic Among the People" and more. Page three has most of a column on the noted feminist, Victoria C. Woodhull, headed: "The Woodhull Scandal" "The Case of Col. Blood-Examination Before Justice Fowler Yesterday-Decision Reserved", "Testimony of Mr. Challis", and much more. It begins: "At Jefferson Market Court, yesterday, Justice Fowler resumed the examination of the complaint against James H. Blood, who is charged with aiding and abetting... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2016 15:50

$47.00
146590

MOLLY MAGUIRES Sunbury PA Northumberland Pennsylvania Murder Case 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371697062964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 11, 1878 * Molly Maguires Near the bottom of the front page is a brief article headed: "Molly Maguire Cases" with a Sunbury dateline, noting: "Judge Rockefeller refused to grant a new trial to the Mollies Peter McManus and John O'Neill, the murderers of Frederick Hesser..." with just a bit more (see). This is followed by a bit headed: "The Indians". Four pages, very minor loss at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 28, 2016 14:27

$28.00
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