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139719

Humorist WILL ROGERS & Aviator Wiley Post Airplane Crash DEATHS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519467296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1935 * Will Rogers & Wiley Post * Airplane crash - deaths The front page has a 3 column, 3 line headline: "WILL ROGERS, WILEY POST DIE IN AIRPLANE CRASH IN ALASKA; NATION SHOCKED BY TRAGEDY" with several subheads including: "10 Minute Hope Their Last" "Engine Fails on a Take-Off for Final 15 Miles to Point Barrow". Much more on pages 4 & 5 including a great full page pictorial. (see). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 30 pages, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2016 11:48

$79.00
139715

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519463216

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 30, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The front page has over 2 columns taken up with a detailed report headed: "The Betrayed Bandit" "How Liddell Has Placed the Halter Around the Outlaw's Throat" "Evidence of Frank James' Complicity in the Winston Tragedy Complete" "Slender Threads Upon which His Counsel Rely for Acquittal" "A Change of Plans--A Reporter's Peculiar Position--Public Feeling--The Testimony". See this hyperlink for more on this trial. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2016 11:41

$56.00
139709

Early CALIFORNIA Description Emigration Settlers Needed for Trade 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519458364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., August 4, 1847 * Early California * Need for settlers Page 2 contains a quite lengthy, detailed, and very early description of: "California" as the article is headed. The article focuses on the various trades which are desperately needed in California, encouraging: "Tradesmen of all kinds...to emigrate here for here there are next to none..." (see for the beginning). Page 3 has some reports including: "Army Orders" from the Mexican War. Four pages, light damp staining to the right side, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2016 11:32

$64.00
139703

NEW DEAL Franklin D. Roosevelt Great Depression Senate Elections 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391351495519

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 7, 1934 * United States House of Representatives elections * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR & the New Deal The front page has a nice banner headline: "NEW DEAL SCORES NATION-WIDE VICTORY..." with many subheads. Much more on the following pages. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning with a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends January 27, 2016 10:12

$37.00
139689

MASONIC FRATERNITY Kinghts Templar Masons Freemasonry 1870 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391351491172

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1870 * Masonic - Masons - Freemasonry * Knights Templar - grand lodge The back page has an article headed: "THE MASONIC FRATERNITY" "Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge" "The Grand Master's Address" and more with smaller subheads. Text takes up about 2 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2016 09:54

$28.00
139672

ALBAN BERG & PAUL BOURGET Music Composer & Novelist Critic DEATHS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519359783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1935 * Alban Berg & Paul Bourget deaths (1st reports) * Austrian composer - Second Viennese School * French novelist & critic - writer Page 27 has death reports on two well known individuals in the music and writing Worlds. First a one column heading reads: "ALBAN BERG DEAD; MODERN COMPOSER" with subheads and photo. (see) Also a one column heading announces: "PAUL BOURGET, 83, NOVELIST, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & i... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2016 09:14

$37.00
139658

MARY OF TECK DEATH Queen Mother Consort of United Kingdom & More 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371516318967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 25, 1953 * Mary of Teck death (1st report) * Queen mother of United Kingdom The top of the front page has three column heading: "Queen Mary Dies in Her Sleep at Age of 85; Widow of George V Mourned by All Britain" with subhead and photo of Queen Mary. (see) Much more inside Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2016 10:51

$44.00
139641

New CONGREGATION B'NAI ISRAEL Jewish Synagogue Consecration 1860 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371516303620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1860 * New Jewish synagogue consecrated * B'nai Israel in New York City The front page has: "Consecration of a Jewish Synagogue--Interesting & Imposing Ceremonies--Addresses of Rev. Dr. Raphall and Rev. Messrs. Isaacs and Bondi" which begins: "The consecration services of the new synagogue of the congregation B'nai Israel, situated on the corner of Stanton and Forsyth Streets, took place yesterday..." with a description of the new structure & much on the ceremony (see). The article takes over three-quarters of a column. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine, minor fold foxing, generally nice.

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Ends January 23, 2016 10:15

$68.00
139604

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391348219663

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Aug. 26, 1913 * Leo Frank murder case * Mary Phagan The front page has a small, discrete one column head: "FRANK GUILTY OF MURDER", with text reading: "Late Yesterday afternoon the jury at Atlanta, Ga., in the case of Leo M. Frank on trial for the murder of Mary Phagan, found the defendant guilty. No recommendations were made in the verdict." A small report near the bottom of the front page, but notable on the controversial case of Leo Frank, the Jewish factory owner (see hyperlink). Eighteen pages, address label in the masthead, good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 22, 2016 13:44

$48.00
139601

JEWS Waiting for Coming of the Messiah Judaica JEWISH 1842 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391348209973

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 29, 1842 * Jews await the coming Messiah The back page has a one paragraph item headed "Jews" which notes: "Several thousands of Polish & Russian Jews, at Berlin & elsewhere, have entered into an engagement to proceed on the first favorable opportunity to Jerusalem to await in prayer & fasting the coming of the Messiah." Other articles of interest within this issue include those headed: "Appointments by the President" "The Coal of Pennsylvania" "Speech of Mr. Clay" "Address of John Quincy Adams" "General Harrison" among others. Complete in 16 pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, in very nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source... See More  

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Ends January 22, 2016 13:38

$39.00
139549

Golfer BOBBY JONES British Open Champion TICKER TAPE Parade 1930 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391347980258

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1930 * Bobby Jones welcome home * British Open champion * Broadway ticker tape parade The front page has one column headings that include: "BOBBY JONES FINDS BROADWAY FAIRWAY" "Firecrackers and Ticker Tape Strew Route to City Hall--'Home Folks' Hail Champion" and more. (see) Much more on page 3 with related photos. 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 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 22, 2016 06:06

$42.00
139546

GRAF ZEPPELIN Airship 1st Around World Flight (Ending) Eckener 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391347629842

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 28, 1929. * LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin (airship) * 1st to fly around the World (ending) * Early aviation era original The front page has one column headings that include: "ZEPPELIN IN TEXAS ON LAKEHURST TRIP; DODGES STORM AREA" "Due to End Flight Around the World late Today or Early Tomorrow" "Turns To Northern Route" and more. (see) Much more on page 10 with related map. (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 52 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 21, 2016 14:55

$37.00
139539

WETHERFORD TX Texas B-29 Superfortress Bombers Collision DISASTER 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391347619929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1945 * Wetherford, Parker County, Texas * B-29 Superfortress Bombers collision * End of World War II Page 38 has one column headings: "18 BODIES FOUND IN 2-BOMBER CRASH" "Only Two Escape in Collision of Army Fortresses Over Middle Texas" (see) First report coverage on the 2 B-29 Superfortresses that collided over Wetherford, Texas. Other news of the day with much coverage on the post Japan surrender shortly after the end of World war II. Complete 1st section only with all 42 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2016 14:40

$39.00
139496

HARVEY SAMUEL FIRESTONE Tire and Rubber Company Founder DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391346959483

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 8, 1938 * Harvey Firestone death (1st report) * Rubber manufacturer Page 21 has one column headings that include: "HARVEY FIRESTONE IS DEAD IN FLORIDA" "Rubber Manufacturer Dies in Sleep at His Miami Estate---He Was 69" and more with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institution... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2016 15:13

$40.00
139294

Rare 18th Century GREENLEAF'S NEW YORK JOURNAL 1795 Original Old Newspaper EXTRA


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343680169

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GREENLEAF'S NEW YORK JOURNAL, EXTRA, April 22, 1795 "Electioneering" content takes up most this single sheet "Extra" with a few ads on the reverse. Nice condition, untrimmed.

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:51

$27.00
139292

Rare 18th Century CONCORD NH Merrimack County New Hampshire 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343678478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, & NEW HAMPSHIRE INTELLIGENCER, August 31, 1790 On the front page under "Federal Congress" is the business of the House of Representatives. Page 3 has an extract of a letter from New York that begins: "The...government, by this time, I should think, might be convinced of the folly and absurdity of Indian treaties...". A volume I issue (number 34) of this early title from New Hampshire. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:44

$65.00
139283

Rare Hotel del CORONADO San Diego County California 1892 Newspaper w/ BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343672212

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MERCURY, Coronado, San Diego County, California, March 5, 1892 * Uncommon title * Hotel del Coronado fame A very rare newspaper from this island community in San Diego Bay, famous for the Hotel del Coronado which is its prime feature. Indeed, a pg. 2 item notes: "A visit to San Diego without seeing the Hotel Del Coronado would be like going to Washington without seeing the Capitol." An 8 page issue with an interesting variety of news and many advertisements. But the most intriguing part of this issue is the little broadside "Mercury Leaflet" which is tucked inside, being a small sheet measuring 3 1/4 by 8 5/8 in, printed on one side only, and in excellent condition (see). Also with... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:31

$85.00
139225

LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Ejected But Game STREAK Continues 1933 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371509227406

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1933 * New York Yankees * Lou Gehrig avoids suspension * Consecutive game streak continues The sport's section (page 24) has one column headings that include: "Yanks Lose" "RED SOX TRIUMPH OVER YANKEES, 13-5" "New York Suffers Third Setback in Boston After Five-Run Drive in Seventh" and more. Within the report it mentions that manager Joe McCarthy and Yankee star Lou Gehrig were both ejected from the game for poor conduct. (see) Joe McCarthy would be suspended for 3 games and fortunately for Gehrig, he would not, so his consecutive game streak would continue. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on t... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 07:06

$37.00
139221

ROCKET Airplane Explodes REINHOLD TILING Rocketeer Pioneer Death 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342968008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1933 * Reinhold Tiling explosion (death) * German rockets pioneer Page 17 has one column headings: "ROCKET BLAST HURTS THREE IN GERMANY" "Tiling, Builder of the Device, IS Among the Injured and His Laboratory Is Wrecked" First report coverage on the rocket explosion which led to the death of Reinhold Tiling. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:58

$37.00
139216

Roscoe FATTY ARBUCKLE Silent Film Movie Star Actor Comedian DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342957932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1933 * Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle death (1st report) * Silent film actor, comedian and director Page 17 has one column headings that include: "FATTY ARBUCKLE DIES IN HIS SLEEP" "Film Comedian, Central Figure in Coast Tragedy in 1921, Long Barred From Screen" "On Eve Of His Comeback" and more with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Jack Sharley vs. Primo Carnera heavyweight boxing title fight. 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 14, 2016 06:43

$52.00
139176

SAMUEL FRAUNCES'S Tavern Advertisement & Naval 1795 America's Capital Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342199832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE UNITED STATES, New York, Aug. 19, 1795 At the bottom of the front page is an advertisement headed: "Fraunces's Tavern" noting the moving of the business to 59 South Water Street. The ad is signed in type: Samuel Fraunces. See the hyperlink for much more on this very famous tavern. Page 2 has a report headed: "Important Naval Action" concerning the schooner Martha and 14 English ships (see). This city was the capital of the United States at the time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, period writing in the upper left corner, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2016 05:50

$44.00
139169

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342193016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 7, 1863 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page has: "From the West--Vicksburg and Port Hudson" "The Raising of Provisions" "Cotton in the North" "Late News From the North! --Important from Vicksburg--Complete Failure of the Yazoo Expedition--Retreat of the Whole Force--Latest from Port Hudson--Plan of Attack on Charleston--Attack Expected at Williamsburg...". War reporting continues on the back page including: "Morals of Yankee Officers" "General Hindman's Parting Address to His Command" "Confederate Congress". Complete as a single sheet newspaper, folio size with a full banner m... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2016 05:32

$93.00
139144

THOMAS E.DEWEY Republican Party Candidate Presidential NOMINATION 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391340309829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1948 * Thomas E. Dewey nomination for president * Pre Dewey defeats Truman issue fame * Republican Party The front page has a nice banner healdine: "DEWEY UNANIMOUS REPUBLICAN CHOICE FOR PRESIDENT ON THE THIRD BALLOT; RUNNING MATE WILL BE NAMED TODAY" with many subheads and photo of Dewey. Much more inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the prese... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2016 06:40

$45.00
139141

UA FLIGHT 624 Mt. Carmel PA Pennsylvania Airplane Crash Disaster 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371506185074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1948 * United Airlines Flight 624 disaster * Douglas DC-6 airliner airplane crash * Mount Mt. Carmel PA Pennsylvania The front page has a four column headline: "CRASH OF DC-6 KILLS ALL 43 ON BOARD IN PENNSYLVANIA EMERGENCY LANDING; CRAFT HITS 60,000-VOLT POWER LINE" with subheads and photo of the crash site. (see) Much more on page 3 with more related photos and map. Loads of text. Too much to photograph here. First report coverage on the United Airlines Flight 624 disaster near Mt. Carmel, Pennsylvania. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pa... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2016 06:36

$46.00
139128

RED GRANGE Illinois Illini Running Back Sport's Biography PHOTO 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371506174937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, sport's section only, November 8, 1925 * Red Grange - Galloping Ghost * Illinois Fighting Illini - College football The front page of this sport's section only has a one column heading: "GRANGE STOPPED, BUT ILLINI TRIM MAROONS 13 TO 6" with subheads and lineups. Better yet is a page 5, two column headline: "Grange Of Illinois Quite Incomparable" with subhead and one column photo. This is a nice extensive sportsology on the famous back. two full columns of text here. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends January 10, 2016 06:18

$34.00
139108

GREAT MISSISSIPPI FLOOD Delta Arkansas Tennessee Disaster 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371506157449

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 18, 1927 * The Great Mississippi River flood * Arkansas, Tennessee & more The front page has a three column headline: "250 MISSISSIPPI FLOOD REFUGEES MAROONED ON RIDGE WITHOUT SHELTER" with many subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends January 10, 2016 05:43

$34.00
139018

MALDEN MASSACHUSETTS Father Power's Miracle Grave Supernatural 1929 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371503779996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1929. * Malden, Massachusetts shrine (miracle grave) * Father Patrick Joseph Power * Holy Cross Cemetery gathering * Supernatural powers ? Page 2 has one column headings: "200,000 ARE DRAWN TO MALDEN 'SHRINE'" "Bay State Troopers and Legion Aid Police as Record Throng Visits Priest's Grave" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the prese... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2016 05:12

$42.00
138906

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371500256504

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1929 * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder * York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 25 has an article headed: "BOY DENIES JOINING IN 'WITCH KILLING'" with subheads. (see) 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 of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2016 08:06

$40.00
138903

GREAT TRI-STATE TORNADO Midwest Disaster Southern Illinois 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371500254807

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, March 20, 1925 * The Great Tri-State Tornado The front page has a one column heading: "COUNTING THE COST OF TORNADO IN MIDDLE-WEST" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the great tri-state tornado disaster. Other news of the day. Complete in 34 pages, a few binding slits along the spine, light browning, generally good.

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Ends January 02, 2016 08:02

$30.00
138898

Rare BAKERSFIELD Kern County Southern California OLD WEST 1875 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334425397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Bakersfield, March 11, 1875 * Rare Old West title An uncommon & early title from this California town. Four pages, a wealth of ads, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:55

$48.00
138892

JIM TOBIN Braves Pitcher 3 HOME RUNS in 1 Game 1st & Only 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334422106

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1942 * Jim Tobin - Boston Braves pitcher * 3 home runs in one game - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 25) has a six column headline: "Tobin's 3 Homers Set Major League Record for Pitchers" with subheads, photo and box scores. (see) First report coverage on Boston Braves pitcher Jim Tobin becoming the only pitcher in modern MLB history to hit 3 home runs in one game. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, ... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:46

$40.00
138877

KATIE KING Spiritualism Spiritualists Ghosts Seance Medium 1875 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334410042

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, January, 1875 Inside has an 11 page article titled; "Touching Visitants From a Higher Life" which is an interesting & detailed article on the spirit "Katie King", who was said to have appeared several times in seances, creating a bit of a sensation at the time (see the hyperlink for much more). This Atlantic Monthly article is rather famous among collectors of spiritual/mystic related items. Complete in 128 pages, disbound from a volume without wrappers, nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:26

$46.00
138826

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333188342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, June 13, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * About to make history in airplane "Friendship" * Early aviation era original Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has one column headings: "MABEL BOLL FLIES TO HARBOR GRACE" "Ocean Race Between Women Is Near as Columbia Lands From New York" "Earhart Plane Tries To Go" and more. (see) Weather was a problem but Earhart and crew would finally make a successful takeoff in 4 days. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was ... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:31

$34.00
138821

DR. BENJAMIN WATERHOUSE Using to Tobacco as Medicine Medical Cure1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498846137

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 13, 1790 * Tobacco as medicine ? Page 3 has a report about the annual meeting of the "Middlesex Medical Association", with mention that Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse spoke about the internal use of Tobacco in the cure of "Dropsies & Dysurias". The back page has a poem about "Newport". Four pages in nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:24

$37.00
138818

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 Old English Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333178220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, April 7, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a English publication The front page has more than a full column taken up with reports headed "America" which include: "...ports are again open & vessels are admitted to enter as usual without exacting the penalty of 10 pounds as prescribed in the Stamp Act. The Distributor here has received instructions from the Commissioners not to prosecute any person but only to report to them such persons as refuse obedience" and a report from Boston which notes: "...was reported his papers were stamped, upon hearing of which the select men of the town were applied to by a number of the sons of liberty..." and an item from Phil... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:17

$275.00
138816

Best JOHN TYLER State of the Union Address 1843 Washington D.C. BROADSHEET News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333174949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MADISONIAN.--EXTRA, Washington. (D.C.) December, 1843 * President John Tyler * State of the Union Address * Best title to be had ? A folio-size single sheet, the "President's Message takes five columns & a bit more in the sixth, signed in type: John Tyler. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the nation's capital. A small hole causes loss to three words & another affects two words, scattered foxing, generally nice.

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:14

$68.00
138813

Great HERALDIC EAGLE Masthead Engraving PHILADELPHIA 1811 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333171821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CHRONICLE, Philadelphia, July 5, 1811 * Great heraldic eagle masthead engraving See the photo for perhaps the largest heraldic eagle engraving to be found in a masthead, the wingspan stretching nearly 7 inches. The ftpg. has various "Foreign Intelligence" including: "Confirmation of Massena's Defeat" with more news & ads inside. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition & quite displayable.

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:10

$43.00
138811

Rare President JAMES GAFFIELD Fremont, Ohio Mayor DEATH Announcement Notice


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332848202

An interesting item being a notice from the mayor of Fremont, Ohio, announcing the death of President Garfield. The front page has an announcement reporting: "DIED. At Long Branch, New Jersey, Sept. 19, 1881, at 10:35 P.M., James Abram Garfield, President Of The United States. Aged 49 years and 10 Months. Funeral obsequies at Cleveland, Ohio, Monday, Sept. 26th, 1881, at 10 o'clock A. M. Interment at Lake View Cemetery." This little four page notice is dated September 23, 1881. Below this announcement is a message from the mayor of Fremont suggesting, in concurrence with a message from the Ohio Governor, that: "...the citizens of Fremont 'that upon Monday, the 26th inst., all business pursuits be suspended,' also that memorial services be held next Sunday in the city churches, and that... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 07:28

$139.00
138799

GEORGIA BULLDOGS College Football Frank Sinkwich HEISMAN TROPHY 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332822900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Massachusetts, December 9, 1942 * Frank Sinkwich wins Heisman Trophy * Georgia Bulldogs college football The sport's section (page 40) has a seven column headline: "Heisman Trophy Scroll Presented to Sinkwich at the Downtown A. C." with subheads and photo (see photos) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & instituti... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:53

$56.00
138773

MOWEAQUA IL Illinois Coal Mine METHANE GAS EXPLOSION Disaster 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332783382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 26, 1932 * Moweaqua, Illinois * Coal mine disaster The front page has one column headings that include: "12 OF 54 FOUND DEAD IN MINE EXPLOSION" "Diggers, After 38 Hours, Reach Chamber Where Cars Switched in Moweaqua (Ill.) Shaft" and more. (see) Coverage on the coal mine explosion disaster at Moweaqua, Illinois. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the pr... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:03

$38.00
138771

AMOS ALONZO STAGG University of Chicago College Football Coach 1932 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498578884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1932 * Amos Alonzo Stagg forced to quit * University of Chicago football coach The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Age Rule Force Stagg to Quit Post at Chicago at End of the College Year" with subheads that include: "Stagg Is Retired As Chicago Coach" "University Invikes Age Rule of 70 to Relieve Him of All Active Duties" "Veteran's 40-Year Tenure Ends--Protesting Action, He May Decline a New Post". Detailed report, plus much about his career as a coach and an athlete. Includes a one column close-up photo of Stagg. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertis... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:00

$44.00
138741

BABE RUTH Opens Souvenir Shop on Broadway YANKEES 1930 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495861122

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1930 * Babe Ruth opens haberdashery shop * Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic * Hurricane San Zenon The front page has a two column headline: "HURRICANE TOLL NOW 1,200; DOMINICANS BURNING DEAD TO SAVE CITY FROM PLAGUE" with subheads. Page 17 has a one column heading: "BABE RUTH OPENS HIS BROADWAY SHOP" with subheads. (see) I suspect this publication would one of the very few to report this. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the prese... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:13

$37.00
138734

Very 1ST ROCKET AIRPLANE FLIGHT Fritz Von Opel's Lippisch Ente 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495855135

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1928 * Fritz von Opel - Fritz Stamer * Very 1st rocket powered aircraft flight * Lippisch Ente aircraft Page 29 has one column headings that include: "FLIES WITH ROCKETS AT TERRIFIC SPEED" "German Used Them to Propel Glider in Experiments. Berlin Press Reports" "OPEL MANTAINS SECRECY" and more. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st flight by a rocket powered aircraft. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. wikipedia notes: The Ente (German: duck) was the world’s first rocket-powered full-size aircraft. It was designed by Alexander Lippisch as a sailplane and first flow... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:00

$56.00
138716

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330219802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 24, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad The front page has a report: "Bold Robbery of Adams Express on the Jeffersonville Railroad, Ohio". Report has details of the robbery, stating: "While the train was taking wood and water at Marshfield...a party of robbers seized upon the engine and disconnected the express car...in the direction of Seymour. While in motion, they broke into the express car, disabled the messenger, and threw him out of the car. The engine and the car were found deserted...". There are more details in a second report, with mention that the robbers took less ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 08:25

$53.00
138715

JOE TINKER Chicago Cubs Shortstop & Manager MLB Baseball DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495842247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1948 * Joe Tinker death (1st report) * Chicago Cubs shortstop * MLB Baseball player & manager Page 23 has one column headings: "JOE TINKER IS DEAD; A BASEBALL GREAT" "End Comes to Cubs' Shortstop in Famous Double-Play Trio on His 68th Birthday" with smaller subheads and one column photo of Joe Tinker. (see) 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 prima... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 08:23

$39.00
138706

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War & Blackfeet Confederacy 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371494627646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1873 * Captain Jack * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The first column has reports on the Modoc Indian War with: "THE SAVAGES" "Letter of Mr. Mweacham Detailing the Brutal Treachery of Modoc Jack--Latest from the Front" and: "Reported Fighting with the Blackfeet" "The Indian Commission". Page 5 has a detailed baseball report. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:50

$29.00
138692

DANIEL MENDOZA vs. William Ward JEWISH BOXER Jews Judaica BOXING 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391329086321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, London, June 3, 1791 * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing challenge Page 2 has an article: "Boxing" "Ward and Mendoza" which is a report on the planned match between these two boxers, but it was stopped before it happened by the local magistrates. This was also very early in the charging of admission to attend and nice to have mention of this: "...there being no convenient situation near--that is, no enclosed place where the door money could be collected, for that was the grand object--they did not fight." (see). Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deservi... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:31

$59.00
138620

Rare 19th Century 1871 MEDICAL Medicine for Colds Advertisement BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391327620615

MEDICAL BROADSIDE promoting: "Bell's Expectorant - A Safe and Certain Remedy for Coughs, Colds, Hoarseness & Other Affections..." with more detail. At the bottom is space for the seller to print his name & details. The last line notes: "Patented Oct. 10th, 1871" Printed on thin, brown, wrapping paper-type stock, very wide margins, measures 14 1/2 by 20 inches, a few minor archival mends to the blank reverse.

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Ends December 23, 2015 15:01

$149.00
138619

SS MORRO CASTLE Cruise Ship FIRE Disaster off New Jersey Photos 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371493210542

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUERO RECORD, Texas, Sept. 10, 1934 * Liner SS Morro Castle burns The banner headline announces: "CHARGES SHIP WAS FIRED" with two large photos, one headed: "First Photo Of Blazing Moro Castle Where Hundreds Perished". Other related subheads concerning the burning of the ship Morro Castle. (see hyperlink for more) Complete as a 4 page newspaper, small binding holes in the blank spine, nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 23, 2015 15:00

$46.00
138613

Rare NORRISTOWN PA Montgomery County Pennsylvania 19th Century 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371493207436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NORRISTOWN REGISTER, Pennsylvania, November 14, 1883 * Uncommon title * The Buzzard Gang This 4 pages newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many that are illustrated. Complete, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 23, 2015 14:53

$28.00
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