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182879

G-MEN Head MELVIN PURVIS John Dillinger Fame RESIGNS F.B.I. Agent 1935 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373109560351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, July 12, 1935 * Melvin Purvis resigns * John Dillinger's nemesis * FBI agent - G-Men The front page has a small one column heading: "Melvin Purvis Who Directed Dillinger Hunt Resigns" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the resignation of famous G-Man head Melvin Purvis. Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes the spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 16, 2020 11:05

$39.99
182878

PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS vs. St. Louis Cardinals WIN World Series 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373109497340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Extra, October 8, 1930 * Philadelphia Athletics baseball champions * vs. St. Louis Cardinals - World Series final game The front page has a nice banner headline: "Athletics Retain Championship" with subheads, box scores and inning by inning descriptions. Unusual to have all of this on the front page, nice for display as such. First report coverage on the Philadelphia Athletics winning the 1930 World Series. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition. source: wikipedia: The Philadelphia Athletics' 1930 season involved the A's finishing 1st in the American League with a record of 102 wins and 52 losses. This was the A'... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2020 10:05

$59.99
182877

Best JACKIE FIELDS Wins World Welterwight BOXING Title 1929 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392867385928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, March 26, 1929 * American professional boxer Jackie Fields * Wins World Welterweight boxing title * Best title to be had ? (rare) The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIELDS WHIPS THOMPSON; WINS WELTER TITLE" with subheads and photo of Fields. (see) Nice for display. Great to have in this Chicago publication, Fields hometown. Rare as such. Complete section 2 only with 24 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Fields won the world welterweight title in 1929 and 1932. He defeated Young Jack Thompson before 9,000 fans on March 25, 1929 in a ten round unanimous decision in Chicago. Most sanctioning bodies considered the match a title bout. The Akro... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2020 09:50

$49.99
182876

Washington REDSKINS 1st Used at Boston in a NFL Football Game 1933 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392867369619

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1933 * (Washington) Boston Redskins * 1st time nickname was used in franchise history * First game of the 1933 NFL football season The sport's section (page 26) has one column headings: "GREEN BAY ELEVEN HELD TO 7-7 TIE" "Boston Rallies in the Closing Minutes of Contest to Deadlock Score" with lineups. Text begins with: "The Boston Redskins came from behind in the closing minutes...." This was the very 1st time that the franchise used the name "Redskins" when they were playing in Boston. And 87 years later it looks like that will be coming to an end. Complete with 38 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 16, 2020 09:31

$49.99
182875

TRANSATLANTIC TELEGRAPH CABLE Atlantic Ocean Completion 1866 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373109441140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1866 * Transatlantic telegraph cable completion Page 4 has an article concerning the successful completion of the Atlantic Cable, the telegraph cable stretched across the ocean which connected Europe with the United States. Heads include: "THE ATLANTIC CABLE" "Arrival of the Great Eastern at Heart's Content" "The Cable in Perfect Working Order" and more (see). An attempt the previous year was unsuccessful as the cable broke. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 16, 2020 09:08

$44.99
182874

WASHINGTON REDSKINS Very 1st Ever NFL Football Game Played 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392867347047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 17, 1937 * Washington Redskins 1st NFL football game * Formerly the Boston Redskins The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "RILEY SMITH AND REDSKINS BEAT GIANTS, 13 TO 3" with subhead and lineups. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st Washington Redskins NFL football game played after their move from Boston. Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends July 16, 2020 08:59

$49.99
182873

SON KETEI Sohn Kee-chung wins Marathon GOLD MEDAL Berlin Olympics 1936 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373109315486

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 10, 1936 * Sohn Kee-chung - Son Kitei * Wins gold medal in marathon * 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics * Jesse Owens vs. Nazi Germnay fame The front page of section 2 (sports) has a seven column headline: "Japanese Smashes Olympic Marathon Record" (see) More on the 1936 Summer Olympics with some Jesse Owens reporting. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: Sohn Kee-chung was a Korean athlete and long-distance runner. He became the first Korean to win a medal at the Olympic Games, winning gold in the marathon at the 1936 Berlin Olympics as a member of the Japanese delegation. Sohn competed under the Japanese... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2020 08:27

$47.99
182872

TURN of the 18th Century 320 Yrs. Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1700 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392867304943

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 6, 1700 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Turn of the 18th century This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this wou... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2020 08:19

$24.99
182871

EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1677 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373109295989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 26, 1677 * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & display ... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2020 08:03

$34.99
182870

President RICHARD NIXON RESIGNS w/ Photos Gerald Ford 1974 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392867288425

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, EXTRA, San Diego, August 8, 1974 * President Richard Nixon * Great headline for display The front page has a terrific headline above the masthead: "NIXON QUITS" with "Cites losses in Congress, goes without 'bitterness" and two color photos. (see) Great for display. Much more on the following pages. Complete 1st section only with all 18 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 16, 2020 07:57

$47.99
182869

WILLIAM SUFF Riverside Prostitute & Lake Elsinore Killer GUILTY 1992 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373109288641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 20, 1995 * William Lester Suff conviction * Riverside Prostitute serial killer * Lake Elsinore - California The front page has a one column heading: "Riverside Man Convicted in Serial Slayings" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues on page 22 with related photo. (see) Nice to have in this Los Angeles publication. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 16, 2020 07:51

$39.99
182868

Serial Killer RICHARD RAMIREZ Los Angeles Night Stalker GUILTY 1989 LA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392867278038

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 21, 1989 * Serial killer & rapist Richard Ramirez * Los Angeles area home invasion predator * "Night Stalker" guilty verdict - conviction The top of the front page gas a headline: "Ramirez Guilty on All Night Stalker Murder Charges" with photo of Ramirez giving the "devil sign" outside the courthouse after verdict. Lengthy text continues inside. Great to have in this Los Angeles publication. Rare as such. Complete with all section (200+ pages), great condition.

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Ends July 16, 2020 07:45

$99.99
182867

Serial Killer TED BUNDY Florida State Electric Chair EXECUTION 1978 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373109265834

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 25, 1989 * Ted Bundy - American serial killer * Women - young girls rapist - murderer * Florida State Prison electric chair execution The front page has a two column heading: "Bundy Is Electrocuted as Crowd of 500 Cheers" with photo of Bundy. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 12 with another related photo. Complete with all 92 pages, great condition.

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Ends July 16, 2020 07:33

$79.99
182866

Serial Killer TED BUNDY Florida State Sorority ATTACK Murders 1978 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373109236036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 16, 1978 * Ted Bundy - American serial killer * Women - young girls rapist - murderer * Florida State University sorority house attack The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "2 Florida Coeds Strangled in Bed, 3 Others Beaten" with related photo. (see) Of course it was not known at the time of this report that the killer was Ted Bundy. I suspect this issue to be very rare as there was no reason to save it. Complete 1st section only with 22 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In the early hours of January 15, 1978—one week after his arrival in Tallahassee—Bundy entered FSU's Chi Omega sorority house through a rear door with a faulty locking mechanism. Beginning at about 2... See More  

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Ends July 16, 2020 07:18

$79.99
182865

DALLAS COWBOYS WIN vs. Denver Broncos SUPER BOWL XII Football NFL 1978 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392866587445

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORT'S SECTION only of the Los Angeles Times, January 16, 1978 * Dallas Cowboys vs. Denver Broncos * NFL football Super Bowl XII The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "THE BLOOPER BOWL: DALLAS, 27-10" with subheads & 2 related photos. Nice for display. More on pages 4-6. First report coverage on the Dallas Cowboys beating the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XII for their second NFL football title. Complete sport's section only with 18 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 15:09

$67.99
182864

2003 SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA Disintegration in Re-Entry NASA Disaster Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373108411000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TUCSON CITIZEN, Arizona, EXTRA, Feb. 1, 2003 * Space Shuttle Columbia disaster * Early 1st report - nice for display The front page announces one of the more tragic events in U.S. space history with: "SHUTTLE BREAKS UP; Seven aboard Columbia dead" with subhead and photo. Nice for display. Complete 1st section with pages 1-10, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 14:55

$34.99
182863

JEFFREY DAHMER Serial Killer Rape Murder Dismemberment KILLED 1994 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373108339132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 29, 1994 * Jeffrey Dahmer killed in prison * Serial killer and sex offender * Rape, murder & dismemberment The front page has a on column heading: "Dahmer Slain in Prison Attack; Inmate Held". First report coverage continues inside with photo of Dahmer. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 13:06

$49.99
182862

JEFFREY DAHMER Serial Killer Rape Murder Dismemberment CONVICTED 1992 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392866482967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 18, 1992 * Jeffrey Dahmer conviction * Serial killer and sex offender * Rape, murder & dismemberment The front page has a on column heading: "Dahmer Gets 15 Life Terms for Serial Murders". with related showing a victim's sister lunging at Dahmer in the courtroom. Complete issue with all sections present (60+ pages), great condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 13:00

$57.99
182109

JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man ARRESTED When Golfing 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084271356

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE EXPRESS, August 27, 1933 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn arrested * Olympia Fields Country Club - golf * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Police Arrest Public Enemy Teeing Off in Western Open" with subhead. (see) McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. Complete 1st section only with all 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within masthead, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: On August 25, 1933, the Western Open golf championship began at Olympia Fields Country Club in the far south suburb of Olympia Fields. A reasonably... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:29

$44.00
182107

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination FUNERAL w/ Black Mourning Borders 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839427241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination funeral * Black mourning column borders Over half of the first column on the front page is taken up with a nice series of headlines concerning the death & funeral of President Abraham Lincoln, who died just 3 days previous. Some of the heads include: "MOURNING" "Further Details of the Terrible Tragedy at Washington" "Important Statements of Eye-witnesses" "The Deliberate Character of the Crime Fully Established" "A Well Planned 'Conspiracy" "Arrest of One of the Assassins" "The Funeral Preparations" and more. There are some additional & similar headlines on the back page as well. Obviously a tremendous amount of reporting from this early date after the ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:27

$125.00
182106

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839426917

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

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:27

$82.00
182105

1st LIVING Being DOG LAIKA in SPACE Sputnik II POISONED Killed ? 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084270087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, November 11, 1957. * 1st living earth being into space by Sputnik II * Russian dog "Laika" purposely killed ? The top of the front page has a two column heading: "SPUTNIK DOG DEAD, RED PRESS REPORT" with subhead. (see) Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the central fold and margins with very minor wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Laika originally named Kudryavka , "Little Curly"), became the first living Earth-born creature in orbit aboard Sputnik II on November 3, 1957. Some call her the first living passenger to go into space, but others claim sub-orbital flights passed the edge of space first. She was also known as Zhuchka, "Little Beetle") and Lim... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:27

$47.00
182104

Rare SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084269691

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 6, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (3) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 10 illustrated ship ads and 2 runaway slave ads. Another slave ads is on page 3. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:26

$42.00
182103

Best THE SANDLOT Cult Film Movie Opening Day AD Review1993 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839424651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 7, 1993 * Best "The Sandlot" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * American coming-of-age baseball cult film A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Sandlot" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:25

$79.00
182102

SHOOTING Over a Game of Cards Old West San Francisco California 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839424490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EVENING POST, San Francisco, California, July 15, 1872 The top of the ftpg. has: "Shooting Affray - Dangers of Arbitrating in a Game of Cards" which reports on a shooting over a card game. Four pages, discrete archival strengthening at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:25

$29.00
182100

Uncommon 18th Century NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut 1786 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839423933

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, March 16, 1786 (year in Roman numerals) All of page 1 & most of pg. 2 are taken up with essay #5 on: "Observations on the Present Situation & Future Prospects of This and the United States". Inside has an interesting article concerning Virginia giving up some of its land to the district of Kentucky. Another article begins: "A writer in a late Penna. paper objects to the passing of a bill in that state for the suppression of vice and immorality. Gaming, profaneness and drunkenness are vices so fashionable among the great & the rich as well as among the vulgar & the poor...". Eight pages, 9 by 10 1/4 inches, some staining, minor wear at margins.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:24

$42.00
182099

SEVEN DAYS BATTLES General George B. McClellan Report 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084267441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 23, 1864 * Seven Days Battles * General George B. McClellan * Lengthy official report As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The front page has: "The Military Situation" with various reports, and also: "The Speed Of Navy Vessels". Other items inside are headed: "The Military Exhaustion of the South", "Major-General McClellan's Report - The Seven Days' Battles" which takes over two pages with many subheads; "Dr.Girard Among the Rebels", "The Spring Campaign" and much more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:23

$32.00
182097

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison EMANCIPATION ? 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839423269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 23, 1862 * Rare anti-slavery title * Hunter's emancipation order This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. Page 3 has nice reporting concerning the General David Hunter "emancipation" controversy, in which he issued an emancipation proclamation for selected states without authority. The proclamation is printed here & signed in type: David Hunter, Major General Commanding. This issue includes the document signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, negating Hunter's proclamation. There is also a lengthy editorial on this s... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:22

$150.00
182095

AIMEE SEMPLE McPHERSON Christian Evangelist Kidnapping HOAX ? 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839418786

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 16, 1926 * Aimee Semple McPherson * Kidnapping for ransom in Mexico ? - Hoax ? * Pentecostal evangelist & media celebrity The front page has a nice banner headline: "DENY AIMEE WAS KIDNAPPED" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 36 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:17

$42.00
182094

R100 R-100 British Rigid AIRSHIP 1st Transatlantic Ocean Flight 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839418132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 30, 1930 * R100 - R-100 British rigid airship * Maiden transatlantic flight (during) The front page has a nice banner headline: "DIRIGIBLE OVER MID-OCEAN" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos on the back page. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:17

$44.00
182093

MARIANNA Jackson County FLORIDA Black Lynching CLAUDE NEAL 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084262878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 27, 1934 * Claude Neal [Black] lynching * Marianna, Jackson County, Florida The front page has a one column heading: "Lynch [Black] In Florida as Girl's Slayer" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Claude Neal at Marianna, Florida Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:16

$48.00
182092

SECOND BATTLE OF THE MARNE v Germans Paris France World War I 1918 WWI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084262652

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., July 16, 1918 * 2nd battle of the Marne begins * World War I - WWI The top of the front page has five column headlines that include: "AMERICANS PLAY BIG PART IN SMASHING GERMANS" and more with subheads and related map. (see) Plenty of World War I coverage including the beginning of the second battle of the Marne. First report here. Complete with all 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library label in the masthead, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:16

$42.00
182091

40 WALL STREET U.S. Army Air Force Airplane CRASH w/ Photos 1946 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084262244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1946 * 40 Wall Street, New York City skyscraper * United States Army Air Force * C-45 Beechcraft airplane crash The top of the front page has a three column headline: "PLANE HITS WALL ST. TOWER; 5 IN ARMY CRAFT ARE KILLED; BIG HOLE TORN IN 58TH FLOOR" with subheads that include: "PILOT LOST IN FOG" "Flaming Debris Falls" and more with photo of the famous New York City building. Article continues inside with 2 more related photos. (see) First report coverage on the airplane crash disaster at 40 Wall Street building in New York City.Nice to have from the city where it took place. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condit... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:15

$80.00
182090

Great JACK DELANEY Wins Light Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084261649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1926 * Jack Delaney vs. Paul Berlenbach * Light heavyweight boxing title fight * Nice front page headline for display The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "DELANEY BEATS BERLENBACH" with subhead. Unusual for such a nice headline concerning a sporting event to be on the front page. Nice for display as such. Another nice banner headline on the front page of the sport's section with round by round description and photo of Delaney. Also great for display. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: Jack Delaney (March 19, 1900 – November 27, 1948) was a world light heavyweight boxing champio... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:14

$72.00
182089

SCHENECTADY New York Little League Baseball WORLD SERIES Champion 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839414196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 28, 1954 * Schenectady NY New York * Little League baseball * World Series champions Near the bottom of page 26 is a one column heading: "Schenectady Nine Little Loop Champ" (see) First report coverage on the little league baseball team from Schenectady, New York winning the World Series championship at Williamsport, Pennsylvania. This event wasn't that well known back then, given the somewhat discrete report here. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:13

$40.00
182088

TWILIGHT INN Haines Falls Greene County NY New York FIRE Disaster 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839413528

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 15, 1926 * Twilight Inn resort fire disaster * Haines Falls, New York The front page has a one column heading: "Fifteen Dead, Many Missing, in Hotel Fire" (see) First report coverage on the Twilight Inn resort fire disaster at Haines Falls, New York. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:12

$39.00
182087

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Baseball 3 HRS Home Runs w/ Photo 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084260268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1933 * Babe Ruth hits 3 home runs * New York Yankees baseball * Late in his career The sport's section (page 9) has a six column headline: "Yanks End Home Stand Against West With Double Victory" with subheads that include: "3 HOMERS FOR RUTH AS YANKS TAKE TWO" "Babe Smashes One in Opener and Two in the Nightcap--White Sox Bow, 2-1, 9-7." and more with photo of Ruth. (see) 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 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:12

$47.00
182086

Post JOHN DILLINGER Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL Hunted 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839412233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post famous wooden gun escape * Hunted in the Midwest The top of the back page has a one column heading: "HUNT FOR DILLINGER SPURRED IN CHICAGO" with subhead. (see) This was probably the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In nice condition.

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$44.00
182085

JANE TOPPAN American Woman Serial Killer Poisoner Nurse DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839411761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1938 * Jane Toppan death * Woman serial killer * Poisoning nurse The top of page 15 has one column headings: "Miss Jane Toppan, 84, Mass Poisoner, Dies" "Institution Inmate Many Years Admitted Slaying 100 Persons" (see) First report coverage on the death of infamous Woman serial killer, Jane Toppan. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Jane Toppan (1857–1938), born Honora Kelley, was an American serial killer. She confessed to 31 murders in 1901. She is quoted as sa... See More  

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$48.00
182084

Lot of 9 Early 19th Century w/ THOMAS JEFFERSON Washington D.C. 1807 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839411445

Offered are 9 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C. A lot of 9 issues from 1807, each contains at least one Th. Jefferson document or letter signed in type by the President, but each has damage.

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$58.00
182082

KATHERINE PLUNKET Oldest Ireland & Actress Jessie Bonstelle DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839411047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1932 * Jessie Bonstelle death (1st report) * American theater director & actress * Katherine Plunket death (1st report) * Oldest born native person from Ireland (all time) The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "JESSIE BONSTELLE, ACTRESS, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Also on the same page is: "KATHERINE PLUNKET DEAD AT AGE OF 111" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report these deaths as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning at the margins, stitching along the spine, generally in very nice condition.

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$40.00
182081

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Electricity to Live Long Life ? 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084259021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1933 * Nikola Tesla's health is terrific * Father of Radio Physics & more One column headings on page 19 include: "DR. TESLA, AT 77, SELDOM SLEEPS" "Inventor Says His Health and Mind Are Better Than Ever--Expects to Live Beyond 140" "Working On A New Steel" and more. A nice item on the noted Nikola Tesla, considered the father of radio (see Wikipedia). Complete in 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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$62.00
182080

Rare NEWBURYPORT Essex County Massachusetts w/ Great Masthead 1784 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839410440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ESSEX JOURNAL & THE MASSACHUSETTS & NEW-HAMPSHIRE GENERAL ADVERTISER, Sept. 24, 1784 * Very rare publication w/ great masthead This has to be one of the deepest mastheads of the era, with frilly script type in the top portion of it. A very graphic issue for display. The content is quite typical from this era just after the Revolutionary War. There are many mends inside both old & recent (archival), never bound nor trimmed, toned at the top quadrant.

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$122.00
182079

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839410218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1865 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor at Ford's Theatre * Only weeks prior to Abraham Lincoln's assassination A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. The front page has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which includes: "Benefit of Mr. John McCullogh, This Saturday Evening March 18, 1865 Mr. John Wilkes Booth has kindly volunteered his valuable services..." to play the role of Pescara in the play "The Apostate". Relating to this page 3 has an report headed: "Theatrical Matters" noting in part: "......There will be a real treat also at Ford's Mr. McCullogh has a benef... See More  

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$475.00
182078

Rare SAN FRANCISCO California Old West w/ Paris Commune & Anarchy 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084258342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUTH, San Francisco, California, March 15, 1884 * Rare publication During its brief life (1882-1884), "Truth" published local, national, and international labor news, along with a wide range of radical literature. The ftpg. has a print of: "Delescluse - The Tancred of the Commune" being the famous Paris Commune. The balance of the ftpg. is concerning the Commune, with column heads: "THE TRAGEDY" "How Forty Thousand Working People were Assassinated". Beneath the print of Delescluze is a poem by Walt Whitman, taken from his "Songs of Insurrection". Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, a few repairs at margins, some foxing, good condition.

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$56.00
182077

3 THE BLACK CROOK 1st Broadway Musical Niblo's Garden PREMIERES 1866 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084257520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 12 & 13, 1866 * "The Black Crook" opening premiere * Very first musical theatre performance of the first ever modern day musical! * Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City A terrific and very historic trio of newspapers relating to the first theatrical musical, "The Black Crook". As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical". The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, but some new songs were composed for the piece. It opened on September 12, 1866 at Niblo's Garden on Broadway, New York City and ran for a record-breaking 474 performances. T... See More  

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$850.00
182076

JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination & Chester A. Arthur Oath PRINTS 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839409059

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 8, 1881 * James A. Garfield assassination * Chester A. Arthur takes oath * Prints - illustrations Full front page: "The Death of President Garfield--Judge Brady Administering The Presidential Oath To Vice-President Arthur." Inside page has 3 illustrations about Garfield's death: "Embalming The Body Of The Deceased" & one of the funeral train near Princeton, N.J., & a report: "Death Of President Garfield", and a full page of: "Post Mortem Examination of the Remains by the Attending Surgeons...". The dramatic doublepage centerfold is of Garfield's body at the Capitol rotunda, being viewed by Arthur & others. It has no binding holes. Front page is black-bordered & has "The Nation... See More  

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$71.00
182075

Assassination of ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Conspirators & Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839408804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 12, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's conspirators * Kirby Smith continues rebellion The top of the ftpg. has a column headed: "THE CONSPIRACY" "Continuation of the Secret Military Trial at Washington" "How the Prisoners Are Confined" "Description of the Cells in Which They are Placed" and more. This is the trial of those who conspired to assassination President Lincoln and others. Also on the ftpg: "Kirby Smith Don't Want to Give Up" "He Denounces Lee's Surrender" Eight page, nice condition.

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$31.00
182073

Early and Rare COLORED Blacks BASEBALL Post Civil War GAME 1867 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084256254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 4, 1867 Inside under "THE NATIONAL GAME" is a report with subhead: "...Excelsior (Colored) v. Unique (Colored)". Within the lengthy report is: "...The game alluded to was none other than a match game for the 'colored championship' of the United States...arrived in this city...received by a delegation of gentleman of the colored persuasion...headed by fifes & drums they were marched around the city..." with much more. The box score of the game is included as well. Early and uncommon for a report about a game between two "colored" clubs not long after the American Civil War. This page has a few printing creases in unrelated content, otherwise in good condition. Complete with 12 pages.

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$78.00
182072

Very Rare MACON County MO Missouri American Civil War Era 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084255743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MACON GAZETTE, Macon City, Missouri, Feb. 11, 1863 * Rare Civil War era publication A quite scarce title as only one institution has any issues of this title. From a state fractured by alliances to the North & the South, this title is decidedly pro-North. Among the ftpg. articles are: "What the Soldiers Think" "The Rebels 'Won't be Reconstructed' " "Conscription in Tennessee" "Naval Battle off Charleston" "Two Blockading Vessels Sunk" "Beauregard Declares the Blockage Raised". More war reports inside including: "News From S.E. Missouri" "Gallant Dash on Batesville, Arkansas" "Marmaduke Driven Beyond White River" and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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$87.00
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