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171791

Early WILLIE MOSCONI Mr. Pocket Billiards Championship POOL 1941 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264421949

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1938 * Early Willie Mosconi - pool * Pocket billiards championship The sport's section (page 13) has a one column heading: "MOSCONI IS VICTOR. TIES FOR CUE LEAD" with subheads. (see) 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, 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 April 21, 2019 15:27

$42.00
171790

Early WILLIE MOSCONI Mr. Pocket Billiards Championship POOL 1941 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372634113991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1938 * Early Willie Mosconi - pool * Pocket billiards championship The sport's section (page 26) has a one column heading: "MOSCONI DEFEATS CARAS BT 125-75" with subheads. (see) 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 primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 15:27

$42.00
171789

USS FRANKLIN Aircraft Carrier Japanese Attack FIRE Disaster 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372634113746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1945 * USS Franklin (CV-13) disaster * Japanese dive bomber attack * United States Navy aircraft carrier The front page has a five column headline: "LOSS OF 832 ON U. S. SHIP REVEALED" with subheads and nice photo of the carrier just after the attack. Much more on page 3 with more related photos and map. This disaster happened a few months earlier but this is when it was first made public. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 15:27

$52.00
171788

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Beer Baron GANGSTER Prison Release 1930 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264420170

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 18, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone released from prison * Chicago beer baron - gangster boss * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a great banner headline: "CAPONE SPEEDS FOR CHICAGO" with subheads. This is coverage of Al Capone's release from prison after serving 10 months for illegal gun possession. The text includes: "Scarface Al Capone and his bodyguard, Frank Cline, or Rio, were reported speeding westward towards Chicago tonight in accustomed gangster style aboard the Broadway Limited, the most luxurious train of the Pennsylvania System. Capone and Rio were freed at 4 o'clock this afternoon from the Gratersford prison...". When it comes to gangsters, organized cri... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2019 15:26

$72.00
171787

GORDIE HOWE Detroit Red Wings NHL Ice Hockey DEBUT 1st Game 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264419965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 17, 1946 * Gordie Howe NHL debut * Detroit Red Wings * Ice hockey Page 30 has a one column heading: "LATE DETROIT GOAL TIES TORONTO AT 3-3" with subhead and lineup. Text includes: "...but in less than a minute Rookie Gordon Howe hit a 5 footer to put Detroit ahead 2 to 1" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 48 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 15:26

$42.00
171786

Very 1st NCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL Championship Oregon Ducks 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372634113091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 28, 1939 * Very first "March Madness" NCAA basketball championship, 1939 The sport's section (page 27) has a somewhat modest, one column report on the final game of the very first NCAA basketball championship ever held, with heading: "Oregon Five Halts Ohio State In Final" with a related subhead (see) With present-day interest in the NCAA tournament culminating in a highly hyped "March Madness" tournament which dominates the sports world for weeks, it is interesting to note the very modest beginning of this famed tournament. A rare opportunity for a newspaper account of the very first NCAA basketball championship. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famo... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2019 15:25

$98.00
171785

BATTLE OF OKINAWA Operation Iceberg Japan VICTORY 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264419795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1945 * Battle of Okinawa, Japan ends (eve) * Operation Iceberg victory The top of the front page has a three column headline: "U. S. OKINAWA GUNS HOLD FIRE AS AMERICANS DIG OUT FOE IN LAST THREE TINY POCKETS" with subheads. (see) More on page 2 with related map. Coverage on the final day of the Battle of Okinawa with the occupation of United States military. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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 & stur... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2019 15:25

$44.00
171784

Early JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Baseball CONTRACT Signing 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264419515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1938 * Early Joe DiMaggio contract signing * New York Yankees - Yanks * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 23) has a four column headline: "Yankee Contract Is Accepted by DiMaggio" with subheads and photo of DiMaggio. (see) First report coverage on Joe DiMaggio's contract signing after just two seasons with the New York Yankees. He wouldn't be nicknamed the "Yankee Clipper" until 1939. Great to have in this famous New York City 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 & stu... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2019 15:25

$48.00
171778

Historic JACKIE ROBINSON Breaks the Color Barrier BASEBALL Debut 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633909665

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 19, 1946. * Jackie Robinson's baseball debut (1st report) * First African American - Black player in MLB The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice three column photo with heading: "OFF TO A HOME RUN START" with text. (see) Also a small one column heading: "Smash Hit!" First report coverage on Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier. A historic report in both baseball and black Americana. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40 pages, some small biding holes and a little wear along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:39

$110.00
171777

Best MARLON BRANDO Hollywood Movie Film Actor Director DEATH 2004 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633908675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 3, 2004 * Marlon Brando death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actor * "On The Waterfront" "The Godfather" * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has a 2 column head: "A Hollywood Iconoclast Who Transformed the Art of Acting" "Marlon Brando - 1924-2004" with 3 photos of him. The article carries over to take all of pages 26-27 and also has a nice article on him on the ftpg. of section E. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete Sections A and E only with 54 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:38

$92.00
171776

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Gangster Goes To Prison for 11 Years 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633908574

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1932 * Al Capone gets 11 year term * Tax evasion - last chance denied * Chicago gangster boss The front page has a one column heading: "AL CAPONE BOUND FOR ATLANTA PRISON" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Al Capone's last day of freedom as he is on his way to the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia. 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, rag edition, minor spine wear, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:38

$45.00
171775

JIMI HENDRIX Best Rock Guitarist Fame Singer Drug Overdose DEATH 1970 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264054561

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD SUNDAY REPUBLICAN, Mass., September 19, 1970 * Jimi Hendrix dies in London of apparent drug overdose * One of the best (if not the best) guitar players of all time Page 4 has a small two column heading announcing the death of the beloved guitarist, Jimi Hendrix: "Death Of Hendrix Laid To Drugs" (see) Hendrix stands among only a few whose names are synonymous with the cultural shift of the 1960's. This report is next to the spine (see image) which slightly affects the text. Complete with 50+ pages, some spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:37

$77.00
171774

Rare WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Woman's Female Movement Clara Bewick Colby 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633908395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., Aug. 11, 1900 * Rare title * Women's suffrage Their motto in the masthead: "Equality Before The Law". This was the country's leading women's suffrage publication having begun in Beatrice, Nebraska, before moving to Washington, D.C. Published by Clara Bewick Colby, a women's rights activist & suffragist leader, she was a war correspondent during the Spanish-American War, the first woman to be so recognized. As would be suspected the content is primarily focused on women's rights and suffrage. Four pages, tabloid size, 3 small binding holes at the blank spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:37

$40.00
171773

Best CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR Century of Progress Opening DAY Photos 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633908243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 27, 1933 * A Century of Progress International Exposition * Chicago World's Fair opening day The front page has a great banner headline: "PARADE TODAY OPENS FAIR" with subheads. Nice for display. More on the following pages and a full back page pictorial. A very rare item here. Complete with all 30 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 April 21, 2019 09:36

$77.00
171772

UFO Incident FLYING SAUCERS Unidentified Flying Objects Washington1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633908095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, July 30, 1952 * Washington D.C. UFO Incident * Flying Saucers ? The top of the front page has a three column headline: "'SIGHTINGS' INCREASE; NO MENACE, SAYS AF" with subhead and related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, good condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:36

$57.00
171771

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Gangster Mob Mafia MURDER Prohibition Era 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264053675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1931 * Jack "Legs" Diamond assassination The front page has one column headings that include: "DIAMOND PENNILESS; WIDOW SEEKS FUNDS TO BURY GANGSTER" "Murder of Man, Pictured as Gang Chief Though Only Hireling, Causes Hardly a Ripple" and more. (see) Coverage on the assassination of New York City gangster, Jack 'Legs' Diamond. Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:35

$42.00
171770

CHARLIE CHAPLIN Mann Act Joan Barry ACQUITTAL World War II 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264053483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 5, 1944 * Charlie Chaplin acquitted * Mann Act - Joan Barry * World War II - WWII The front page has a two column heading: "Charles Chaplin Acquitted On Two Mann Act Counts" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:35

$40.00
171769

BABE RUTH Retires as Baseball Player BOSTON BRAVES Yankees PHOTO 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264053324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 4, 1935 * Babe Ruth retires as baseball player * Boston Braves - MLB baseball The front page of section 2 (sports) has a three column photo with heading: "Babe's Boston Days Over" Also a lone column heading: "M'KECHNIE PUTS BLAME ON RUTH FOR TEAM'S FALL" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 34 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 April 21, 2019 09:34

$44.00
171768

CAROLE LANDIS American Film Actress Drug Overdose SUICIDE Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264052998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 6, 1948 * Carole Landis suicide death * American Film and stage actress * "The Ping Girl" "The Chest" The front page has a two column heading: "Carole Landis Ends Her Life in Hollywood Home" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage continues on page 13 with photo. Landis dies of an intentional sleeping pills overdose. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:34

$45.00
171767

HUEY LONG Louisiana Senator Kingfish Baton Rouge LA ASSASSINATION 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264052642

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 12, 1935 * Huey Long assassination * The Kingfish dead The front page has a nice banner headline: "LONG SLAIN BY LOT, AIDS SAY" with subhead and related illustration. Nice for display. A few relevant photos are on the back page. Complete with all 32 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 and a little wear at the blank spine.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:33

$44.00
171766

BLACKS VOTING RIGHTS Smith v. Allwright Desegregation Decision 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633907040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 4, 1944 * Smith v. Allwright decision (1st report) * United States Supreme Court * African Americans voting right in Texas The front page has a two column heading: "Supreme Court Rules [Blacks] Can Vote in Southern Primary" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:32

$44.00
171765

DON BRADMAN Australian Cricketer Batsman BREAKS RECORD 2nd Wicket 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264052020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1932 * Don Bradman breaks batsman record * Australian cricketer Page 21 has a one column heading: "SET WORLD'S MARK IN CRICKET MATCH" with subheads: "Bradman and Woodruff Score 274 Runs to Break Record for Second Wicket", "Australia Registers 554" and more. First report coverage on famed cricket player, Don Bradman, breaking another record by scoring 274 runs for the second wicket. 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 with all 52 ;pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:32

$40.00
171764

BENJAMIN N. CARDOZO Supreme Court of the United States Nomination 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633906844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1932 * Benjamin N. Cardozo nomination * United States Supreme Court * President Herbert Hoover appointment The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CARDOZO IS NAMED TO SUPREME COURT; NOMINATION HAILED" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 3 with photo. Loads of text here. First report coverage on President Herbert Hoover appointing Benjamin Nathan Cardozo to the Supreme Court of the United States. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition, a little wear along the bottom margin, some spine residue from disbinding, otherwise very nice.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:31

$42.00
171763

SIEGE OF MADRID Nationalists Assault BEGINNING Spanish Civil War 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633906706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1936 * Siege of Madrid Spain beginning * Nationalists assault * Spanish Civil War The top of the front page has a three column headline: "REBELS SHIFT THEIR ATTACK, THREATEN MADRID IN NORTH; TRY TO CUT VALENCIA ROAD" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the beginning of the Siege of Madrid. 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 present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & inst... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:31

$50.00
171762

Gangsters BUGSY SIEGEL Murder Inc. Founder & Abe Bernstein to NYC 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264051404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1940 * Bugsy Siegel comes to NYC * Gangsters - Mafia * Hitman Abe Bernstein The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GUNMEN IMPORTED TO BALK INQUIRY, O'DWYER DECLARES" with subheads that inlcude: "'Ace Trigger Man' of Detroit Reported Here with Lepke Aide to Silence Witnesses" Early coverage on famous gangster, Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, prior to his Las Vegas, Nevada venture. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:30

$42.00
171761

IBN SAUD King of Saudi Arabia on PALESTINE Jews & Arabs Zionism 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633906389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1945 * Ibn Saud statement * King of Saudi Arabia * Palestine - Jews & Arabs Page 6 has a one column heading: "IBN SAUD CAUTIONS LONDON ON ZIONISM" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day shortly after World War II. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:30

$50.00
171760

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Hunted in Chicago POST Little Bohemia Lodge 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633906104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 5, 1934 * Outlaw John Dillinger now in Chicago ? * The city where he would be killed * Post Little Bohemia Lodge shootout * Best title to be had (rare as such) The front page has a one column heading: "Dillinger Hunt Takes a Turn on High Seas" Related photo on the back page. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for i... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:29

$67.00
171759

OUTLAW FRANK JAMES Jesse Gang re. Surrender & Future on Stage ? 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264050913

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 10, 1882 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse gang fame * To travel on stage ? Page 5 begins with over a full column headed: "FRANK JAMES' FUTURE" "Quotations from the Statutes Relative to State Requisitions" "Gov. Crittenden in a Position to Act in Accordance with His Alleged Promise to the Bandit--The Federal Laws on the Subject Afford the Outlaw No Protection". Included also is: A Theatrical Proposition to Frank James", to exploit his notoriety on the stage. Frank James with the brother of Jesse & a member of the James Gang of outlaws. He surrendered to officials a few days prior. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:28

$38.00
171758

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264050806

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

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:28

$37.00
171757

BATTLE OF SHILOH Memphis Tennessee TN Civil War Miss. Valley MAP 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264050609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1862 * Memphis TN Tennessee * Battle of Shiloh (Pittsburg Landing) * Jews - Jewish - Judaica The front page features a nice, detailed map headed: "THE PRESENT SCENE OF OPERATIONS IN THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. Map showing the Line of the Mississippi from Cairo to Memphis & the Rebel Forts, Including Fort Pillow..." (see). There are also nice column heads including: "the War In The Southwest" "Operations of Commodore Foote at Fort Pillow" "Good News From Gen. Banks" "The Enemy Driven Out of Mount Jackson" "Capture of Locomotives & Rolling Stock" "Rebels Reported to be in Force at Rude's Hill" "The Siege Of Yorktown" "A Wholesale Dread of Our Sharpshooters" and more. Page four under "Shiloh" has... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:27

$68.00
171756

Rare HELENA MT Montana w/ Montello Nevada Train Robbery 1883 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633902896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Jan. 23, 1883 * Rare Old West title * Montello, Nevada * Train Robbery Among the ftpg. column heads: "Robbery and Murder Raid in Nevada" and "A Brave Man's Successful Fight Against Train Robbers". Almost an entire column is headed: "Attempted Train Robbery" "A Gang Of Highwaymen Foiled by a Brave Expressman". The report has considerable detail, much of it reading like a made-for-TV movie of the Old West (see for portions). Four pages, irregular at the spine margin from disbinding, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:27

$48.00
171755

Lot of (15) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1800-1809 American NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264050345

Offered are 15 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: An early lot: 15 issues of New England titles dating from 1800-1809, 7 different titles. Several have notes from a previous collector describing either the content within, or noteworthy events which occurred within the proximity of the publishing date. All are damaged (some more than others), most protected in plastic.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:26

$55.00
171754

CHIEF POUNDMAKER Cree Indians & Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show AD 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633901037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 9, 1885 * Poundmaker - Pîhtokahanapiwiyin * Cree Indians Chief * Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show Page 3 has an illustration of: "Poundmaker, the Hostile Chief" with a nice article onn him beginning: "Poundmaker, one of the Cree Chiefs, and beyond comparison the ablest Indian in the Northwest, is a particularly fine looking specimen of his race..." with more on him (see). Rare to find such prints in period newspapers. Page 5 has a column-wide ad for: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show which includes a likeness of Buffalo Bill Cody. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:26

$38.00
171753

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Act of Congress re. Courts w/ Heraldic Eagle 1801 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264050113

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 28, 1801 * President John Adams Page 3 has an entire column taken up with: "Law of the United States - An Act - For Altering the Times & Places of Holding Certain Courts therein mentioned, and for other purposes." It is headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle and signed in type by the President: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:25

$28.00
171744

PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON Rapport w/ Thomas Paine 1802 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263660213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Dec. 10, 1802 * Thomas Jefferson & Paine Page 2 has a nice report on Thomas Jefferson & his relationship with Thomas Paine including: "A few days since, the Aurora poured out its wrath on the Republication editors for representing Mr. Jefferson as having frequent & friendly intercourse with Tom Paine...a tacit acknowledgement that it would be derogatory to the character of Mr. Jefferson & to the dignity of his office to become the companion & confidante of a man so vile & infamous..." with more. Thank another item begins: "The Aurora calls Mr. Jefferson one of the patriots who survived the revolution...Of all the kind-hearted and benevolent men whom we have yet heard of, Mr. Je... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:23

$32.00
171743

(20) PROVIDENCE RI Rhode Island Pre Civil War 19th Century 1829 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263660022

Offered are 20 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: PROVIDENCE PATRIOT & COLUMBIAN PHOENIX, Rhode Island, 1829 A lot of 20 issues each with fine reporting of news of the day, plus ads, some having a nice engraving of a phoenix rising from the fire. All cleanly cut at the spine, a few clear tape mends throughout, irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:23

$48.00
171742

Rare Mediums GHOSTS Spectres Appatition 1886 Phenomenal SPIRITUALISM Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263659586

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEDIUM AND DAYBREAK, London, Nov. 12, 1886 * Ghosts - mediums - spectre - apparition - spooks A fascinating & unusual newspaper subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the History, Phenomena, Philosophy & Teachings of Spiritualism" as noted in the masthead. The very graphic illustration in the masthead themes on this topic--very displayable as such. Nice condition, 16 pages, 8 by 12 1/2 inches.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:22

$75.00
171741

1st SPLITTING OF THE ATOM Nuclear Disintegration Cockcraft-Walton 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263656517

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, May 2, 1932 * John Cockcroft & Ernest Walton * 1st splitting of the atom - atomic nucleus The front page has a very historic report which notes the very beginning of the "atomic age" with a one column heading: "YOUNG CAMBRIDGE SCIENTISTS SPLIT ATOM INTO PARTS" with subheads. (see) Twenty-four pages, even toning, damage along the spine/1st column, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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$47.00
171740

EDGAR WALLACE Crime Writer Journalist Playwright Vists Hollywood 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633293808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, January 24, 1932 * Edgar Wallace visits Hollywood * English novelist, writer, playwright, screenwriter & more Page 6-X of this section has a three column heading: "EDGAR WALLACE ENJOYS HOLLYWOOD" See images for coverage on Wallace's visit to Hollywood. It was here that he would became gravely ill and die about two weeks later. Complete section 8 only with all 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:17

$33.00
171739

GRAF ZEPPELIN 1st Around the World Aviation Feat RIGID AIRSHIP 1929 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633293285

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 26, 1929 * Graf Zeppelin around World flight * Historic aviation feat (airship) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "GRAF ZEPPELIN REACHES PACIFIC COAST; PASSES SAN FRANCISCO, NEARING GOAL; THOUSANDS WAIT AT LOS ANGELES FIELD" with subheads and related map. Lengthy text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also much reporting on the 1929 Hebron Massacre in Mandatory Palestine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in nice condition.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:16

$50.00
171738

KWEILIN INCIDENT China - First Civilian Airplane to be Shot Down 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633292854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., August 26, 1938 * Kweilin incident - Douglas DC-2 airliner * First civilian airplane to be shot down in history The top of the front page has a four column headline: "JAP AIR ATTACK SCORED BY HULL" with subheads. (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little wear along the bottom margin, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: The Kweilin incident occurred on August 24, 1938 when a Douglas DC-2 airliner (the Kweilin) carrying 18 passengers and crew was destroyed by Japanese aircraft in China. There were fourteen fatalities. It was the first civilian airliner in history to be shot down by hostile aircraft. The pilot was American and the crew and passengers Chinese. As it was unprecedented f... See More  

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$40.00
171737

THE BLACK CROOK 1st Broadway Musical Niblo's Garden Advertisement 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263655214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 19, 1866 * "The Black Crook" 1st week advertisement * Very first musical theatre performance of the first ever modern day musical! * Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of "The Black Crook" is quite significant. 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... See More  

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171736

DANNO O'MAHONY Irish Pro Wrestling & EVA COO Murderer Execution 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633292524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1935. * Danno O'Mahony, Irish professional wrestler * Eva Coo "The Mallet Murderer" electric chair The front page has a one column heading: "MRS. COO, SCARNICI ARE PUT TO DEATH" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photos of each. Page 27 has a one column heading: "O'MAHONEY TOSSES LONDOS IN BOSTON" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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$38.00
171735

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn Sioux Indians REVISITED1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263654877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, January 6, 1935 * The Custer Massacre revisited * Battle of Little Big Horn Page 2 of this section has a article headed: "CUSTER'S LAST FIGHT: NOTES BY GEN. SCOTT" "Facts He Gathered Led Him to Believe The Tragedy Could Have Been Avoided" with small subheads, photo of Custer and illustration of the battle. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 8 only with all 12 pages, rag edition, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:14

$46.00
171734

GRAND DUKE KIRILL VLADIMIROVICH OF RUSSIA House of Romanov Death 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633292250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1938 * Grand Duke Kirill (Cyril) Vladimirovich of Russia The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "GRAND DUKE CYRIL DIES IN PARIS EXILE" with subheads and photo. (see) 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 with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in very nice condition.

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$47.00
171733

JOHN GOTTI Gambino Crime Family MOB BOSS Mafia GUILTY w/ Photos 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633291755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York City, April 3, 1992 * John Gotti guilty verdict (1st report) * Mobster Boss - Gambino crime family This famous tabloid newspaper has a great displayable front page heading and photo concerning mob leader John Gotti's guilty verdict which ended up being his last day of freedom in society. The front page has a great headline: "GONE FELLA" with: "Gotti Goes Down On All Counts" and grainy photo. Nice for display. Much more on the following pages. Complete with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:12

$62.00
171732

WORLD'S Very 1ST PARKING METERS Oklahoma City Installed 1935 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633291246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, July 21, 1935 * World's very 1st parking meters installed The top of the front page of this section has a two column heading: "Park-0-Meters Start a Controversy; Oklahoma City Split Into Two Camps" with subhead and related photo. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Holger George Thuesen and Gerald A. Hale designed the first working parking meter, the Black Maria, in 1935. The History Channel's... History's Lost and Found documents their success in developing the first working parking meter. Thuesen and Hale were engineering professors at Oklahoma State University and began working on... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:11

$40.00
171731

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633290763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 12, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post famous wooden gun escape * To free Harry Pierpont in jail ? The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "Bolster Pierpont's Guard; Fear New Dillinger Jail Raid" Related photo is on the back page. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condi... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:10

$44.00
171730

BABE RUTH Gene Tunney Booby Jones & More PHOTOS Sport's Stars for 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633290634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, January 1, 1928 * Sport's stars & feats of 1927 * Babe Ruth - Gene Tunney - Bobby Jones The front page of this section has ten photos of various sport's stars for the year of 1927 with heading: "Some of the Outstanding Figures of the Past Year in Various Fields of Sport" Nice for display. Also coverage on the various feats that occurred in the past year with much on the New York Yankees who had 110 wins and is considered one of the best baseball teams of all time (1927). Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:10

$37.00
171729

BABE RUTH New York Yankees w/ Tokyo Japanese Baseball Team PHOTO 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263652107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1932 * Babe Ruth with Japanese baseball team photo The sport's section (page 25) has a three column photo showing Babe Ruth with the baseball team from Rikkio University in Tokyo, Japan. Also a one column heading: "JAPANESE PLAYERS SEE SIGHTS OF CITY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:09

$48.00
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