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174910

HARRIET TUBMAN Underground Railroad Ex-Slave Gravestone ERECTION 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372744686936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1937 * Harriet Tubman - African American abolitionist * Gravesite gravestone marker erection * Auburn, Cayuga County, New York Page 4 of section 2 has a small one column heading: "Mark Ex-Slave's Grave" with subhead: "Women at Auburn Honor 'Aunt Harriet' of 'Underground Railroad'" (see) First report coverage on the erection of the gravestone marker by the Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs for Harriet Tubman at Auburn, New York. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the small and discrete report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a 70+ page Sunday edition, rag edi... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:59

$78.00
174908

Jill Johnston's 1961 "Dance: Cunningham In Connecticut" Village Voice Original


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391779911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, September 7, 1961 * Jill Johnston's "Cunningham In Connecticut" * author, cultural critic, feminist activist * noteworthy columnist for The Village Voice The feature article of this issue is an early piece done by cultural critic and icon, Jill Johnston: "DANCE: Cunningham In Connecticut." This is certainly a fine original printing to have for those who collect Johnston-related material. Also included is a front page cartoon by Pulitzer Prize winning author and satirical cartoonist Jules Feiffer. Complete in 12 pages, never bound nor trimmed, tabloid-size, occasional margin-edge tears, a soft crease across the center (i.e., it has been folded at the centerfold - as is ty... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:57

$125.00
174907

DOOLITTLE RAID James Jimmy JAPAN Bombers EXECUTIONS 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372744686381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ELMIRA STAR-GAZETTE, NY, April 22, 1943 * re. The famous Doolittle raid of Japan * U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers * Realization of Japanese executions The front page has a five column headline: "Japs' Slaying of Airmen Brings Call for Revenge" with subhead. This was when it was first reported that the Japanese had executed some American airmen that were captured during the Doolittle raid. Complete with all 32 pages, never bound, light toning and minor wear along the central fold, generally nice.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:57

$62.00
174906

AMELIA EARHART Pacific Ocean Disappearance USCGC Itasca RADIO Log 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372744686186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1938 * re. Amelia Earhart's Pacific disappearance * USCGC Itasca radio communications (log) reported The top of page 41 has a one column heading: "EARHART LOSS SEEN AS RADIO TRAGEDY" with subheads. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 42 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:56

$62.00
174905

EVELYN NESBIT Actress Model Chorus Girl SUICIDE by Poison Attempt 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391777644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 29, 1921 * Evelyn Nesbit suicide attempt * American actress, model, chorus girl The front page has a nice banner headline: "EVELYN NESBIT TRIES SUICIDE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with a few small tears, generally good.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:56

$52.00
174904

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Georgia Course Bobby Jones 1ST OPENING 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391776539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, January 15, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opening * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia The bottom of the front page of this section has a two column heading: "Bobby Jones Celebrates Opening of Course By Scoring Sensational 69, Three Under Par" First report coverage on Jones playing his very first round of golf at the famed course just after it's opening. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other sporting of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:54

$42.00
174903

ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement Division Very 1st Meeeting FOUNDING 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391776271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1866 * Very first meeting of the ASPCA (founding) * Humane Law Enforcement Division The back page has an article taking 8 column inches headed: "American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals" which begins: "The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, held their first regular meeting since incorporation, last evening, at their rooms corner of Broadway and Twelfth Street, Henry Bergh, Esq., President of the Society, in the Chair..." with much more (see). It was just the month prior that the A.S.P.C.A. was created by Henry Bergh. This would almost assuredly be the first printing of the first meeting of this organization as the meeting was in New York City. A... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:54

$98.00
174902

FRITZ JULIUS KUHN German American Bund Leader CONVICTED for Fraud 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372744685138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Nov. 30, 1939 * Fritz Julius Kuhn convicted * German American Bund leader * Guilty verdict for embezzlement The front page has a banner headline: "Kuhn Convicted of Grand Larceny and Forgery" with subheads. (see) Complete with all 32 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:52

$44.00
174901

FRANCOIST SPAIN Spanish State Regime Recognized by United States 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391770243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1939 * Francoist Spain State - regime * United States recognition * Nationalist faction (Spanish Civil War) The top of the front page has a one column heading: "REGIME OF FRANCO RECONGNIZED BY U.S.; EMBARGO IS LIFTED" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:52

$40.00
174900

HOOP JR. American Thoroughbred Racehorse Wins KENTUCKY DERBY 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391769583

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 10, 1945 * Hoop Jr. wins Kentucky Derby * American Thoroughbred racehorse * Jockey Eddie Arcaro The front page of this section has a banner headline: "HOOP JR. BEATS POT O' LUCK IN $86,875 KENTUCKY DERBY" with subheads, 2 related photos and racing chart. Nice for display. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with 10 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:51

$42.00
174899

KODAK CAMERA Roll Film Inventor GEORGE EASTMAN SUICIDE Photography1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391768109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 15, 1932 * George Eastman suicide death (1st report) * Kodak camera inventor - roll film The front page has a one column heading: "Make Plans Today for 'Kodak King's' Funeral" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of Kodak camera inventor George Eastman. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the 1st column, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:51

$45.00
174898

GUS GRISSOM Mercury-Redstone 4 2nd U.S. Human Rocket SPACEFLIGHT 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392391767315

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., July 21, 1961 * Mercury-Redstone 4 Launch Vehicle * Astronaut Virgili. "Gus" Grissom * 2nd United States human spaceflight The front page has a three column headline: "Second Astronaut Lofted 118 Miles, Escapes Sinking" with subhead and photo of Grissom. (see) Complete issue with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:50

$45.00
174884

UNCLE JOHN WILDER Fiddler Death & Charles Lindbergh Nanking China 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390101587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1931 * Uncle John Wilder (fiddler) death * President Calvin Coolidge's uncle * Plymouth, Windsor County, Vermont * Charles Lindbergh flies to the Orient Page 30 has a one column heading: "UNCLE JOHN WILDER, FIDDLER, DEAD AT 85" with subheads and photo. (see) Page 12 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGHS ALIGHT ON LAKE AT NANKING" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:06

$38.00
174883

BANK HOLIDAY Franklin D. Roosevelt GOLD STANDARD Banking Crisis 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390097928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 8, 1933. * United States Bank Holiday * The Great Depression * Franklin D. Roosevelt The front page has a nice banner headline: "FORM BANK ASSOCIATION" with subheads. (see) Also a one column heading: "RESERVE BANKS TOD THEY MAY GIVE CURRENCY" with subheads. This action would have the desired effect of stopping the panic run on the nation's banks, and happened the day after F.D.R. was inaugurated. One of the more historic issues from the Depression-era. Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: : The United States Bank Holiday of the Great Depression took place in 1933 when Franklin D. Roosevel... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:03

$38.00
174882

BABE RUTH to Sign 1 Year Contract New York YANKEES w/ Photo 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372743680923

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1932 * Babe Ruth to sign 1 year contract * New York Yankees (day of) * Major League baseball MLB * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 25) has a one column heading: "RUTH DUE TO SIGN IN FLORIDA TODAY" with subheads and a nice photo of Babe Ruth w/ Manager McCarthy and Colonel Ruppert. (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 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:03

$47.00
174881

FRITZ JULIUS KUHN German American Bund Leader ARRESTED for Fraud 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390097206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 26, 1939 * Fritz Julius Kuhn arrested * German American Bund leader * Indictment for embezzlement The front page has a nice banner headline: "SEIZE BUND LEADER AS THIEF" with subheads. Nice for display. Photo on the back page. (see) Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition, a few binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:02

$57.00
174880

USS CONSTELLATION United States Navy Aircraft Carrier FIRE 1960 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390096904

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 20, 1960 * USS Constellation (CV-64) fire disaster * Kitty Hawk class aircraft supercarrier * United States Navy "America's Flagship" The front page has a five column headline: "47 DIE IN CARRIER FIRE" with subheads and photo. (see) Another related photo on page 8. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 36 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:02

$52.00
174879

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372743680341

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, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:02

$56.00
174878

CLEVELAND BROWNS Very 1st NFL Football Game & Win LOU GROZA 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390096124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 7, 1946 * Cleveland Browns 1st game & win * Lou Groza stars The sport's section (page 70 has one column headings: "Record 60,135 See Brown Squad Win", "Cleveland All-America Eleven Beats Miami Seahawks, 44-0, as Groza Stars" with lineups (see images). This was the Browns very first game in franchise history. It is also their very first win as well. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Twenty-eight pages, some various cutouts throughout including one on the front page but the page with the Browns report is untouched, otherwise good.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:01

$44.00
174877

COLUMBUS TX Colorado County Texas Hanging Tree BLACKS LYNCHINGS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390091602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1935 * Columbus, Texas "Hanging Tree" * 2 Blacks lynched - lynching mob The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "TEXAS PROSECUTOR CONDONES LYNCHING" with subheads that include: "Calls Hanging of Two [Blacks] at Columbus 'Expression of People's Will'" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: A 700-person lynch mob in Columbus, Texas hanged two African-American youths accused of raping and murdering a young white woman. The county attorney said he did not consider the citizens who committed the lynching a mob, and called their act "the expression of the will of the people.... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:00

$42.00
174876

WINTER WAR BEGINS Soviet Union Invasion of Finland 1939 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372743679038

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, Nov. 30, 1939 * Winter War begins * Soviet Union - Soviets * Finland invasion * World War II The front page has a nice banner headline: "RUSS INVADE FINLAND; HELSINKI BOMBED; NORWAY UNDER PRESSURE" with subheads. (see) Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 20, 2019 14:59

$42.00
174875

NEW YORK CRYSTAL PALACE Bryant Park Manhattan FIRE Disaster 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390088439

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 6, 1858 * New York Crystal Palace * Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations * Fire disaster Page 5 has an article headed: "BURNING OF THE CRYSTAL PALACE" "Brilliant Close of the Fair" "Flight of Two Thousand Visitors" "The Edifice Utterly Destroyed" and more. (see) Lengthy text up over 2 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 14:59

$48.00
174874

BHUPINDER SINGH Maharaja of Patiala Princely State India DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390087556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1938 * Bhupinder Singh of Patiala death (1st report) * Maharaja - ruler - India The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "RULER OF PATIALA DIES IN INDIA AT 46" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 14:58

$45.00
174873

WAKE ISLAND Back in U.S. Marines Possession Post World War II 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390087322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1945 * Wake Island back in U.S. possession * Post World War II Japan The front page has a four column headline: "AMERICAN FLAG IS RAISED ON WAKE ISLE" with subheads that include: "EPIC OF ATOLL ENDS" "Americans Go Ashore to Crown Heroic Fight of marines in 1941" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 14:58

$48.00
174872

LEONARD BERNSTEIN Symphony No. 1 JEREMIAH Philharmonic Debut 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372743677998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1944 * Leonard Bernstein - conductor composer * Symphony No. 1 Jeremiah debut * New York Philharmonic Page 19 has a one column heading: "BERNSTEIN SCORES IN OWN SYMPHONY" with subhead: "Conducts the Philharmonic in Premiere of 'Jeremiah'--Jennie Tourel Soloist". First report coverage on Leonard Bernstein's 1st symphony premiere at the New York Philharmonic. Great to have in this famed title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout with much on World War II. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Leonard Bernstein's Symphony No. 1 Jeremiah was composed in 1942. Jeremiah is a programmatic work, following the Biblical story of the ... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2019 14:57

$50.00
174871

FLINT SIT-DOWN STRIKE BEGINS General Motors MI & Labor Union UAW 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372743676418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1936 * Flint, Michigan sit-down strike begins * United Automobile Workers (UAW) to Labor Union * GM General Motors The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'SIT DOWNS' CLOSE FOUR BIG PLANTS OF GENERAL MOTORS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the initial beginning of the strike. 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, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 14:54

$42.00
174851

JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Cavalry Greenback Raid Virginia1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742759133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 15, 1864 * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Early report on the Greenback Raid Although there is much Civil War reporting on the front page perhaps the most significant a brief item near the bottom of the back, headed: "Guerrillas at Work Again on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" which reads: "A party of guerrillas captured the westward bound train on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad last night, robbed the passengers and burned the cars. No other particulars have been received." This is a very early report & consequently has few details. It is following by another headed: "Guerrillas in Maryland" mentioning that: "A small body of Moseby's guerrillas c... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:08

$57.00
174850

Very Rare PITKIN Gunnison County COLORADO Mining Miners Camp 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742759032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PITKIN INDEPENDENT, Colorado, Aug. 13, 1881 * Very rare title * Mining camp * Gunnison County A very rare title which lasted a bit over 3 years. Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that this title was held by only one institution in the United States, which has now been purchased by us. This small Colorado town has a current population of only 66 residents. Wikipedia notes that "Pitkin was founded in 1879, and is said to be Colorado's first mining camp west of the Continental Divide. Originally named Quartzville, it was renamed to honor Governor Frederick W. Pitkin." Various news reports and advertisements typical of the day, much of it having a mining theme. Complete in 4 pages, small piece from a ... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:08

$60.00
174849

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Oct. 27, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Among the front page items are: "Federal Evacuation of the Kanawha" "Floyd Marching for Kentucky" "From Arizona" "From New Mexico" "A Navy of Our Own" "Confederate Congress" & more. Inside includes: "From the Seat of War In Virginia" "Helping Ourselves" "Dispatches from Missouri to Northern Papers" "Seward's Last Joke" and more. Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Conf... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:07

$133.00
174848

Tribal Chief COCHISE Chiricahua Apaches Indians DEATH 1st Report 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758780

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 15, 1874 * Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report) * Chiricahua Apaches - Indians Page 7 has: "Obituary - Cochise, the Indian Chief" noting in part: "...announces that Cochise, the famous Indian chief, died on Tuesday last in Arizona. He had been sick a long time, and feeling satisfied that he was afflicted by witchcraft, he refused to let the doctor administer to his wants..." with much more on him & his life. Twelve pages, great condition.

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:07

$57.00
174847

JOHN C. FREMONT Fourth 4th Fatal Western Expedition Colorado Snow 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 29, 1849 * John C. Fremont * Fatal 4th expedition The top of the front page has a nicer account headed: "Col. Fremont--A Distressing Report" which is concerning his fateful fourth expedition in the West during which his party was caught in a snowstorm in Colorado causing loss of ten of his men & 130 of his pack mules. Near the end is; "...Later reports say that all of Col. Fremont's party perished except himself, and he is badly frostbitten." The ftpg. also has a brief, curious item: "A Yankee transported a couple of hogs to the 'diggins' in California to root for 'the precious ore', and obtained every night from six to eight ounces of gold from their snouts!" Four p... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:07

$49.00
174846

Outlaws JESSE JAMES GANG Murder & Tiburcio Vasquez Robberies 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1874 * Jesse James Gang murder * Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific report headed: "The Missouri Outlaws" which notes in part: "...particulars of the killing of another detective by the notorious James Brothers. The victim was found dead, covered with blood...A card crossed with blood was pinned to the coast and inscribed: 'This shall be the fate of all of Pinkerton's detectives who come to hunt the James brothers.' Signed by 'Jesse James', 'Frank James'...". Great to find a front page report with specifics of this strong warning by the James brothers. Just above this article is: "Vasquez And His Gang" being the famed California outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez, ... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:06

$56.00
174845

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS World Series Champions vs. New York Yankees 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758435

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, October 6, 1942 * 1942 World Series of baseball * St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Yankees * Major league baseball MLB * Championship game (final) The front page has one column headlines that include: "CARDS DOWN YANKS WITH HOMER BY 4-2; WIN WORLD SERIES" "Kurowski's 2-Run Blow in 9th Gives St. Louis 4th in Row and Title, 4 Games to 1" and more. More more in the sport's section (pages 27-28) with various headlines, photos and stats. 1st report coverage on game 5 which made the Cardinals World Series champions. Loads of text, too much to photograph all. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Complete in 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:06

$60.00
174844

ABORTIONS MADE LEGAL Roe v. Wade SUPREME COURT DECISION 1st Rpt. 1973 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392388822706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, January 22, 1973 * Abortion made legal (1st report) * Roe v. Wade decision * U.S. Supreme Court The front page has a report headed: "Supreme Court Bars Abortion Restrictions" which reports on one of the most polarizing Supreme Court decisions of the 20th century: Roe vs. Wade. The article begins: "The Supreme Court today barred the states from interfering with the decision of a woman and her doctor to end pregnancies within the first three months...". The article carries over to page 2. Complete in 40 pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:05

$255.00
174843

SIEGE OF VICKSBURG Mississippi Ends w/ Capture Fall Ciivl War MAP 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392388822556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 8, 1863 * Siege of Vicksburg ends with capture * Large front page map for display The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "VICKSBURG AND THE SURROUNDING COUNTRY", with the first column having a nice stack of heads including: "The Fall of Vicksburg" "More Glorious News" "Gen. Pemberton Begs for Conditions" "He Wants to March Out His men" " 'Unconditional Surrender' Grant Don't See It" "He Will Not Allow a Single Man to March Out" and more. Pages 4 & 5 have some nice follow-up to the Battle of Gettysburg, with: "Lee's Army Overtaken" "Great Fight on the Banks of the :Potomac" "Another Defeat & Rout" "Desperate Effort to Cross the River with his Shattered Army" "He is Attacked... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:05

$98.00
174842

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Georgia Course Bobby Jones 1ST OPENING 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742757896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 14, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opens * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia The sport's section (page 18) first report coverage on the opening of Augusta National Golf Club course, agreeably the most famous golf course in the country. The one column headings at the top of the page read: "'Perfect Course' Of Jones Opened" "Sweetser and Ouimet Among Golf Stars Who Praise Links at Augusta" "Celebrities On Hand" and more. (see) The article begins: "The 'perfect course' of Bobby Jones's dreams was opened today by more than a hundred of his friends..." with more (see). I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. ... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:04

$112.00
174841

VALERIANO WEYLER Governor General of the Philippines & Cuba DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742756863

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1930 * Spanish General Valeriano Weyler death * Governor General of the Philippines & Cuba Page 27 has a one column heading: "GENERAL WEYLER DIES AT AGE OF 92" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Spanish general, Valeriano Weyler. 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:03

$40.00
174816

GRAF ZEPPELIN Airship 1st Around World Flight STARTS Hugo Eckener 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740421855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., August 8, 1929 * LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin (airship) * 1st to fly around the World begins * Commander Hugo Eckener The top of the front page has a four column heading: "DIRIGIBLE HOLDS TRUE TO HER COURSE ABOVE SEA" with subheads. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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$44.00
174815

BATTLE OF SAIPAN Mariana Islands U.S. Marines Japan 1944 World War II Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 3, 1944 * Battle of Saipan rages * Marines at the Mariana Islands * Imperial Japanese Army The front page has a nice headline: "6,015 JAPS SLAIN ON SAIPAN" with subhead. (see) Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamps within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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$45.00
174814

WAR OF THE WORLDS Orson Welles MARS Martians Invasion RADIO Panic 1938 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740420807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THIS WORLD, Magazine section of the San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 6, 1938 * War of the Worlds - Orson Welles * Radio broadcast causes panic (1st report) * Mars invasion - martians This tabloid size issue was part of the Sunday edition just 7 days after the infamous broadcast. The front page of this magazine section has a photo of Orson Welles with small heading: "Thespian Orson Welles; Sired the Men From Mars" (see) Page 4 has a related article under: "People; Mr. Welles Wells" which continues on page 5. Other topics throughout. Complete magazine section only with all 28 pages, some spine wear, generally good.

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$67.00
174813

BATTLE OF SHILOH Pittsburg Landing TN Tennessee GRANT 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392385374737

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh - Tennessee * Pittsburg Landing Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "MORE GLORIOUS NEWS" "A Great Battle Fought at Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn." "Victory Of The Union Forces" "The Hardest Battle Ever Fought on this Continent" "Beauregard & Johnston in Command of the Rebel Army" "Gen. Grant in Pursuit of the Flying Rebels" "Heavy Losses on Both Sides". This was the Battle of Shiloh, in which the two days of battle on April 6 & 7 resulted in a total of 24,000 casualties. Also on the ftpg: "Glorious News" "Island No. Ten Is Ours" "Surrender of the Rebel Stronghold to Com. Foote" & more. Never bound nor trimmed, comp... See More  

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$59.00
174812

BATTLE OF PERRYVILLE Chaplin Hills KY Kentucky Civil War Sm. Map 1862 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 13, 1862 * Battle of Perryville (Chaplin Hills) Among the many ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "VICTORY!" "Another Great Battle in Kentucky" "The Rout of the Rebels" "The Struggle of Wednesday Near Perryville" "Bravery & Determination of the Western Troops" "Desperate Charges & Fearful Slaughter" "Retreat of the Rebels from Pennsylvania with Their Plunder" "How They Managed to Elude the Union Forces" and more. There is also a map in the first column headed: "The Battle Field" showing the Lexington, Kentucky vicinity. Eight pages, close-trimmed at the spine margin but no text loss, various foxing, minor loss at the top of the first leaf.

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$26.00
174811

MORMONS PRISONERS Troubles In MISSOURI War 1839 Baltimore Maryland MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740420181

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

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$50.00
174810

JOSELITO Jose Gomez Ortega Matador Bullfighter Gored Goring DEATH 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740419497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATLANTA CONSITUTION, May 18, 1920 * Jose Gomez Ortega (Joselito) * Spanish matador death * Bullfighting - Gored The front page has a one column heading: "Killed By Bull After He Killed Over 1,400 Bulls" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the goring and death of famous Spanish matador Jose Gomez Ortega, commonly known as Joselito. Complete with 16 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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$57.00
174809

TCU Declared College Football National Champions w/ DAVEY O'BRIEN 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740418564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, December 7, 1938 * Davey O'Brien honored in New York City (Heisman) * Texas Christian University TCU Horned Frogs * College football national champions declared The top of page 3 of the sport's section has aone column heading: "TCU ON TOP" with caption: "National Football Poll" and subhead with rankings. (see) Page 3 of this section has a seven column heading: "O'Brien Passes Sid Luckman Off AZll-American Teams" (see) Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, Archical mend on the front page, generally nice.

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:56

$52.00
174808

LOU GEHRIG DAY Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth Fame 1939 Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, July 5, 1939 * Lou Gehrig day at Yankee Stadium - Yankees * Famous 'luckiest man on the face of the earth' speech fame This date will remain one of the most coveted by baseball fans, one of the most notable & heart-warming events in the annals of baseball history. The bottom of the front page of the sport's section (inside) has a two column photo of Babe Ruth hugging Lou Gehrig with heading: "Gehrig Day" with some text underneath. (see) Page 5 of this section has a three column heading: "HE WEEPS AT TRIBUTE" with caption: "GEHRIG, THE GUY KNOWN AS LOU" and photo of Gehrig choked up. But what makes this issue great is the article actually contains: "Today I consider myself the luckiest man on ... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:54

$425.00
174807

JACK LOVELOCK New Zealand 1500m GOLD MEDAL Berlin Olympics Win 1936 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 7, 1936 * Jack Lovelock wins gold medal * New Zealand 1500m track star * Olympics games in Berlin Germany The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "LOVELOCK RUNS AWAY FROM CUNNINGHAM IN OLYMPICS" with subheads. (see) A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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$44.00
174806

ARCHIE WILLIAMS Black 400m Track GOLD MEDAL Berlin Olympics Win 1936 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 8, 1936 * Archie Williams wins gold medal * African American 400m victory * Olympics games in Berlin Germany The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "WILLIAMS WINS 400 METER RUN" with subheads and wire photo. (see) A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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$52.00
174805

THE MASTERS TOURNAMENT Byron Nelson Wins Golf Major at Augusta GA 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740417377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1937 * Byron Nelson wins Masters Tournament * Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia The sport's section (page 23) has a banner headline: "Record-Equaling 32 on Last Nine Wins for Nelson in Augusta Golf Tourney" with subheads, 2 photos and scores. First report coverage on Byron Nelson winning the 1937 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 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 t... See More  

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$67.00
174781

BOBBY JONES Wins Grand Slam of PGA Golf Championship Historic 1930 Old Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, September 28, 1930 * Bobby Jones wins grand Slam of golf * Historic PGA feat (1st report) The top of the front page has an historic five column headline: "Jones Wins; Holds All Major Golf Titles" with one column heads: "Beats Homans, 8 and 7, In U.S. Amateur Final" "It's No Surprise to 15,000 Fans". The text carries over to the Sports section. Also of note is the front page of the Sports section, which has its own masthead and dateline, with 7 photos of Bobby Jones & his career with a six column head: "HOW CAMERA CAUGHT GREATEST OF GOLF CAREERS". Then yet page 3 of the Sports Section has part of the banner headline announcing: "...Bobby Jones Receives Fourth Major Golf Award of Year" with a... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:18

$188.00
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