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179676

ITALIAN AIR ARMADA Flying Airplane Boats ITALO BALBO w/ Photo 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392725569027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 19, 1933 * Italian Air Armada - flying boats * Italo Balbo leaving Chicago The front page has a one column heading: "BALBO FLYERS TAKE OFF FOR EAST AT DAWN" with subhead. (see) Related photo on the back page. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 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 13, 2020 12:41

$38.00
179675

ISRAEL-EGPYT ARMISTICE AGREEMENT Mandatory Palestine Jews Jewish 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372986117826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 25, 1949 * Israel-Egypt Armistice Agreement * Mandatory Palestine - Al-Faluja The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Egypt and Israel Signs Pact; Tel Aviv Asks Entry to U.N." with subheads. More on page 2 with related map.. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:41

$42.00
179674

Actress CAROLE LOMBARD Killed - TWA Flight 3 Airplane Crash 1942 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372986117478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, California, Jan. 18, 1942 * Actress Carole Lombard death * Airplane crash disaster (1st report) The headline above the masthead reads: "Carole Lombard and 21 Others Are Found Dead!" with related photo. (see) Much more on pages 6 & 7 with full page pictorial. Nice to have in a California publication. Complete with 32 pages, light browning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:41

$125.00
179673

JOE DIMAGGIO New York Yankees Enlist U.S. ARMY Baseball Star 1943 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392725566936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, February 17, 1943 * Joe DiMaggio enlisting into United States Army * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * From his hometown publication (rare) The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a three column heading: "JOE DI MAGGIO JOINS ARMED FORCES TODAY" with small photo. (see) Nice to have from DiMaggio's hometown and the city where he took the oath. Rare as such. Much on World War II with front page headlines. Complete with 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:40

$44.00
178883

WHIPPING OF A BLACK GIRL Phillis Ruffin by a North Carolina Mob 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372951784277

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 21, 1867 * Whipping of a black girl in North Carolina * Phillis Ruffin attacked by mob - flogging Page 4 has an article headed: "Outrageous Whipping Case near Plymouth, N.C.-A [Black] Girl Beaten..." (see) A print of this event was featured on the front page of the Sept. 14, 1867 issue of Harper's Weekly. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 8 pages, a little spine wear, generally good.

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Ends April 13, 2020 09:25

$38.00
179641

Rare 1796 Old Newspaper PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 18th Century w/ Ship ADS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984586755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 23, 1796 * Rare title Most of the issue is taken up with ads, including 54 illustrated ship ads on the back page. But page 3 has news reports from France, London and Philadelphia. Four pages, some wear & perforation at the folds, light staining & foxing.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:05

$38.00
179640

Rare EXTRA London Gazette w/ Naval Battles Revolutionary War Era 1779 BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724158896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, May 17, 1779 This is an uncommon broadside newspaper, single sheet and printed on one side only. The focus of this issue is on naval victories off the Brittany coast of France. Measures 7 3/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:04

$74.00
179639

VERY Rare ALBANY ARMY LETTER New York Civil War Volume 1 Number 1 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984586541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALBANY ARMY LETTER, New York, April 10-25, 1863 * Extremely rare publication * Volume 1 number 1 issue This was the vol. 1 no. 1 issue of an exceedingly rare title which lasted for just 3 issues, the others dated May15 and May 28. Content includes various local news, information on the progress of war, engagements of various regiments, a report of the presentation of battle flags at the Capitol, etc. Complete in four pages, 7 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:04

$360.00
179638

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theatre John Wilkes Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984586178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth The top of the middle column of the front page has the tragic headlines: "GREAT NATIONAL CALAMITY" "Assassination of the President" "HIS DEATH" "The Secretary of State Stabbed in His Bed" "His Son Bludgeoned" "Escape of the Murderers" "The Official Despatches". Then more column heads on the ftpg: "PARTICULARS OF THE ASSASSINATION" " "How The Murderer Was Identified" "J. Wilkes Booth The Assassin" ""Attempt on Mr. Stanton's Life" "The Attack on Mr. Seward". Even more coverage inside, including a nice editorial headed: "The President's Death" and an erroneous report: "Death of F. W. Seward" (he would l... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:03

$390.00
179637

CORNWALLIS Surrender at YORKTOWN Revolutionary War Benedict Arnold1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724156908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 1, 1781 * Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown * Revolutionary War ending * General Benedict Arnold This is one of the more noteworthy issues of the Chronicle for the entire Revolutionary War, as it is the first issue in this title to announce the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, essentially ending the Revolutionary War. Page 2 has a letter from Earl Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton, dated at Yorktown Oct. 15, 1781, noting: "Last evening the enemy carried my two advanced redoubts on the left by storm...they are at present busy in perfecting. My situation now becomes very critical. We dare not shew a gun to their old batteries and I expect their new ones will be open to-mor... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:02

$765.00
179636

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination William T. Sherman Returns CIVIL WAR1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724155989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Black mourning borders * William T. Sherman returns All columns on all pages area black-bordered due to the Lincoln assassination. The ftpg. has: "SHERMAN" "His Army Homeward Bound" "The Quickest March on Record" "Scenes Along the Route" "Enthusiasm of the Colored People" and "Events Subsequent To The Surrender". Page 5 has: "The Assassination" "The Trial to Commence Today" "The President's Proclamation Gone South" "The Flight of Jeff Davis" with more on the back page. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:01

$72.00
179635

ANDREW JOHNSON State of the Union Anuual Address RECONSTRUCTION 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724155616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 3, 1867 * Andrew Johnson State of the Union Address * Post civil war reconstruction era Almost the entirety of page 3 is taken up with the: "MESSAGE of the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES" which was the annual state-of-the-union address to the nation. Not surprisingly there is much devoted to Reconstruction efforts. Signed in type at its conclusion: Andrew Johnson. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:01

$38.00
179634

CHLORAMPHENICOL Chloromycetin is fully Synthesized for 1st Time 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984584442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1949 * Chloromycetin - Chloramphenicol * Antibiotic for bacterial infections * Made artificially for the 1st time Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "'Wonder Drug,' Foe of Plagues, Is Made Artificially in Quantity" First report coverage continues on page 63 with 2 related photos including one of Mildred Rebstock, American pharmaceutical chemist. This was the first instance of an antibiotic being fully synthesized. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete 1st section only with all 80 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Chloramphenicol was first isolated from Streptomyces venezuelae ... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:00

$52.00
179633

Best Gangster AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial START1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984584067

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 6, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial beginning * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a five column headline on the beginning of the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "U.S. Starts Trial of Capone Today" with related subhead. Related photo is on the back page. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine's Day Massacre." He seemed above the law, however in the end Capone would be brought to justice & serve ja... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:00

$82.00
179632

ROBERT PERSHING WADLOW Alton IL GIANT Tallest Man in World DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724154641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1940 * Robert Pershing Wadlow death * Alton, Illinois Giant (1st report) * Tallest man ever in the World Page 19 has one column headings: "INFECTION IS FATAL TO WADLOW, GIANT" and "22 years Old, He Was on Tour as "Tallest Man in World". (see) Complete with 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Robert Pershing Wadlow (February 22, 1918 – July 15, 1940) is the tallest person in history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. Wadlow is sometimes known as the Alton Giant or Giant of Illinois because of his upbringing in Alton, Illinois. Wadlow reached 8 ft 11.1 inches in height and weighed 485 pounds at his death at age 22. His great size and his continued ... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 09:00

$48.00
179631

Rare BISBEE AZ Cochise County Arizona Territory 1907 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724154478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BISBEE EVENING MINER, Arizona (Territory), June 20, 1907 A territorial newspaper from just above the border with Mexico, as Arizona did not join the Union until 1912. Inside pages have much reporting on local & Arizona-wide events. Complete in 8 pages, loose at the spine, some tattering at the margins. SOLD AS IS.

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Ends April 12, 2020 08:59

$29.00
179630

Rare 1691 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE British Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984583623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Dec. 29, 1691 * Rare 17th century title This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 325 years old. This newspaper was done in question/answer format. This newspaper was published at a time when there weren't any newspapers in all of the American colonies. A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides (typical for the period), measuring 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. Nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 08:59

$45.00
179615

THE GREAT LONDON FIRE Charles II of England Forms Building Codes 1666 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724084254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 17, 1666 * The Great London Fire disaster * Charles II of England creates safety codes Certainly one of the more notable events in London history was the Great Fire which began on September 2. Very shortly thereafter, in an effort to rebuild London in a safe manner, the King issue various directives as to how the city would be rebuilt. This text takes nearly half of the back page with a few portions including: "In the first place, upon the desires of the Lord Mayor...He is pleased to prohibit the hasty building of any edifices till such speedy care be taken for the re-edification of the city as may best secure it from the like accidents, & raise it to a greater beauty and comeli... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:44

$1,565.00
179614

Best TWILIGHT ZONE: THE MOVIE Actor Vic Morrow Helicopter Accident1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724083957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 24, 1982 * Twilight Zone: The Movie helicopter accident * Actor Vic Morrow & 2 others killed * Hollywood movie - film scene The front page has a four column photo of the crash site. A one column heading reads: "Vic Morrow, 2 Children Die in Film Accident" First report coverage continues inside with small photo of Morrow and one of the Children. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with 36 pages, minor creasing, nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:44

$64.00
179613

Great 1927 CHARLES LINDBERGH Transatlantic Airplane Solo Flight Welcome PHOTOS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724083749

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the The Detroit Free Press, June 19, 1927 * Charles Lindbergh's welcome home * Solo transatlantic airplane flight success The front page has 22 related photos regarding Charles Lindbergh's successful flight across the Atlantic Ocean including his triumphal welcome home (Washington D.C.). Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 8 pages, a little margin wear with a few tiny tears, generally good.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:44

$52.00
179612

ROCKY MARCIANO vs. Joe Louis Heavyweight BOXING Fight (Day of) 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724083484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PEACH SECTION (sports) SECTION ONLY of the Minneapolis Morning Tribune, Oct. 26, 1951 * Rocky Marciano (The Brockton Blockbuster) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) (last career fight) * Heavyweight boxing pre-fight (day of) w/ photo The front page of this section has a related photo which shows each boxer with "tale of the tape" (see) Also a editorial headed: "Despite Talk, Cullum Picks Louis in 10th" (see) Sport's section only with 4 pages, minor margin wear, good condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:43

$34.00
179610

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984528296

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1935 * Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 22 has a one column heading: "FISH CONFESSED FEELING OF GUILT" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margin, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:42

$48.00
179609

JACK DEMPSEY The Manassa Mauler BOXING Heavyweight Champion DEATH 1983 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724082975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 1, 1983 * Boxer Jack Dempsey death * "The Manassa Mauler" * 1920's boxing champion The front page has a two column heading: "Jack Dempsey, Legendary Boxing Champ, Dies at 87" with photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with banner headline and a more recent photo. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:42

$48.00
179608

ABRAHAM LINCOLN 2nd Nomination Acceptance Speech 1864 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724082770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln nomination * American Civil War reporting Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general election in November, which he won, only to be assassinated the month after his inauguration. The front page has nice column heads on the Civil War including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "How the Rebels Were Repulsed" "The Colored Troops Stand It Well" "Later from Sherman" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:42

$86.00
179607

Southern CONFEDERACY Confederate Civil War MAP Corinth MS Battle 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724082572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 22, 1863 * Confederate States of America * American Civil War map The front page has a very large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In The South-West" which shows all or part of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee & Arkansas. First column heads include: "Important From The South-West" "Another Daring Feat At Vicksburg" "All Our Iron-Clads Run The Batteries" & more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:41

$58.00
179606

MONITOR VS. MERRIMAC Battle of Hampton Roads Civil War IRONCLADS 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724081875

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 12, 1862 * Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia * Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia) * Civil War ironclads This is a very nice issue covering perhaps the most famous naval battle of the 19th century, certainly of the Civil War. The creation of ironclad steamers Monitor & Merrimac ushered in a new era in naval warfare, being the first ironclad vessels that would become the prototype for all of naval engineering that would follow. Pg. 4 has a nice editorialized report on the battle headed: "The Disaster at Hampton Roads" but the remainder of this issue has no less than 3 additional reports on the battle, with pg. 5 heads: "The Naval Fight In Hampton Roads" "The Killed, Wounde... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:40

$185.00
179605

SECOND BATTLE OF PETERSBURG Ulysses S. Grant w/ Map 1864 Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984526271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1864 * Second Battle of Petersburg w/ map * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee The front page is dominated by a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "From Richmond To Petersburg". The first column has war-related heads: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "From Gen. Grant's Army" "No Heavy Fight Since Saturday" "Skirmishing All Along Our Lines" "Rebels Trying to Obstruct The River" "Gen. Hunter At Lynchburg" 'Rebels Say He Was Repulsed" "The Mosby Raid a Fiction" "Later From Sherman" with more, including additional war-related heads on the front page. War reports inside as well. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:39

$47.00
179604

SIEGE OF CHARLESTON Harbor Morris Island & more MAP Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724081371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 20, 1863 * Siege of Charleston Harbor - South Carolina The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE ATTACK ON CHARLESTON". Nice first column heads including; "From Charleston" "The Attack on Morris Island" "Capture; of All But Fort Waggoner" "James Island Also Taken" "Fort Sumter & Charleston Will Soon be Ours" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:38

$51.00
179603

MEMPHIS TN Fort Pollow MAPS Civil War Battle of Port Republic 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984525275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 12, 1862 * Battle of Port Republic - Stonewall Jackson victory * Memphis TN Tennessee - Fort Pillow maps The front page has not one but two front page maps, headed: "The Action Before Memphis" and: "The Situation At Fort Pillow". There are also first column heads on the Civil War including: "Another Battle In The Shenandoah Valley" "Gen. Shields at Jackson's Rear" "Gen. Shields's Advance Attacked by Overwhelming Numbers" "Five Hours' Desperate Fighting" "Combined Attack On Jackson" "The Rebels Then Driven Back" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:38

$51.00
179602

SURRENDER OF NORFOLK & Battle of Eltham's Landing Civil War MAPS 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984524852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1862 * Battle of Eltham's Landing * Surrender of Norfolk, Virgina * Two ftpg. Civil War maps The front page is dominated by not one but two Civil War maps, the larger titled: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia" and the smaller: "Norfolk And Vicinity". There are many one column heads as well including: "Important From the South-West" "More Glorious News" "Surrender of Norfolk" "The City & Navy Yard in Our Possession" "Portsmouth Also Captured" "Destruction Of The Merrimac" "Victory on the Mississippi" and more. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:37

$58.00
179601

SIEGE OF YORKTOWN Diagram Map & New Orleans LA Falls 1862 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984520518

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 2, 1862 * Siege of Yorktown * Fall of New Orleans * Fort Macon North Carolina The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "The Action of April 26 Near Yorktown" which is more of a diagram of the battle. Among the front page one column heads are: "Fall Of Fort Macon" "The Surrender of New Orleans" "Graceful but Patriotic Letter from Flag-Officer Farragut", "The Siege Of Yorktown" "Progress of the Siege" "Dispersion of Rebel Cavalry" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:36

$54.00
179600

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Rights Leader Sentenced 4 Months in Prison 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724080201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Oct. 26, 1960 * Martin Luther King Jr. * Sentence to 4 months * re. Atlanta sit-ins The top of page 13-C has a one column heading: "King Gets 4-Mo. Term in Georgia" (see) Complete with 70+ pages, small library stamp within masthead, minor margin wear, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. source: "The King Legacy": On January 20, MLK moves to Atlanta and becomes co-pastor, with his father, at the Ebenezer Baptist Church. Lunch counter sit-ins begin on February 1 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee is founded on April 15 to coordinate student protests at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and elsewhere. MLK is the keynote speaker at... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:35

$52.00
179599

CAROLE LANDIS American Film Actress Drug Overdose SUICIDE Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724079852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, July 6, 1948 * Carole Landis suicide death * American Film and stage actress * "The Ping Girl" "The Chest" The front page has a one column photo headed: "Career Ends" Also a one column heading: "Carole Landis, 29 Dies A Suicide; Scheduled Here" with subhead. (see) Complete with 14 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:35

$57.00
179598

JOE LOUIS vs. James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984516301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, sports, finance section only, June 20, 1937 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. James Braddock * World heavyweight boxing championship (pre-fight) Page 3 of this section has a banner heading: "Will This Scene Be Repeated in Chicago on Tuesday?" with various subheads, two related photos and 'tale of the tape'. (see) This would be the fight that Joe Louis would become heavyweight boxing champion of the World for the very 1st time. Complete sports, finance section only with 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:34

$45.00
179597

JACK DEMPSEY Heavyweight Boxing Title Tommy Gibbons at Shelby MT 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724078763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., July 4, 1923 * Jack Dempsey vs. Tommy Gibbons * Heavyweight boxing title (pre-fight) * Shelby, Montana financial flop Page 10 has a banner headline: "JACK DEMPSEY AND TOM GIBBONS BATTLE TODAYFOR HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE" with subheads and photo. (see) Complete with all 16 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with a few small tears, small library label in the masthead, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: The aftermath was worse than the fight for Shelby: a large arena, the size of a football field, had been built. Since most of Shelby's residents and those of nearby cities could not afford ticket prices set so that the city could come up with the money guaranteed to the participan... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:34

$44.00
179596

LITTLE FALLS NY Lake Shore Limited TRAIN Wreck Disaster 1st Rpt. 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724077977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 20, 1940 * Little Falls NY New York - Gulf Curve * Lake Shore Limited train wreck (1st report) The front page has a nice banner headline: "TRAIN CRASH; 13 DIE, 60 HURT" with subhead. First report on the Lake Shore Limited train disaster at Little Falls, New York. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:34

$48.00
179595

JOHN DILLINGER Evergreen Park Illinois Robbery & Police SHOOTOUT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724077708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1934 * John Dillinger gang robbery & shootout * Evergreen Park, Illinois roadhouse The back page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER BATTLES POLICE IN CHICAGO" with subheads. First report coverage on the John Dillinger shootout outside the Beverly Garden Dine and Dance roadhouse. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:33

$52.00
179594

ZOOT SUIT RIOTS Los Angeles California Beginning 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984478983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1943 * Zoot Suit Riots * Los Angeles CA * World War II Near the bottom of page 15 is a two column heading: "28 Zoot Suiters Seizedon Coast After Clashes With Service Men". Coverage near the beginning of the "Zoot Suit Riots" in Los Angeles, California. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Thirty pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:27

$45.00
179593

JUAN VICENTE GOMEZ President & Dictator of Venezuela Ruler DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984477412

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 19, 1935 * Juan Vicente Gómez death * President of Venezuela The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "GEN. GOMEZ DEAD; DICTATOR 27 YEARS" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Juan Vicente Gómez, general and de facto ruler of Venezuela. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50 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. Mi... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:27

$38.00
179592

JOE DIMAGGIO New York Yankees Enlists U.S. ARMY Baseball Star 1943 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984475835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1943 * Joe DiMaggio enlists into United States Army * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 28) has a four column headline: "DiMaggio Now Army Private on Coast" with subheads that include: "YANKS OUTFIELDER WAIVES FURLOUGH" "DiMaggio Passes Army Physical, Then Leaves for Reception Center at Monterey" and more. (see) Also a nice three column photo of DiMaggio taking oath. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost,... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:27

$47.00
179577

BUDDY HOLLY Big Bopper & Richie Valens Airplane CRASH Disaster 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372983140878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1959 * Death of rock & roll stars * Buddy Holly, the "Big Bopper" and Richie Valens * "The Day the Music Died" The death of these legendary names from the early rock and roll era is not commonly found in period newspapers, unfortunately. And when found the reports are typically brief. This issue has the report on page 11 with photos of all 3 and a detailed caption which includes: "SINGERS KILLED - These three rock 'n' roll singing idols were killed Tuesday when their plane crashed near Mason City, Iowa, en route to play an engagement at Moorhead, Minn. Buddy Holly, 22, left, Ritchie Valens, 17, center, and J. P. (The Big Bopper) Richardson, 24, were killed along with the pilot of ... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2020 07:58

$228.00
180196

BLACK FRIDAY Wall Street Financial Panic GOLD PRICE COLLAPSE 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392749062294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sat., Sept. 25, 1869 * "Black Friday" (Sept. 24th) - 1st report ** * New York Wall Street financial crisis * Stock Market & gold Panic begins The top of page 3 has one column headings: "WALL STREET" "Great Excitement" "The Bulls and Bears and Sharks and Sharpers Biting and Tearing Each Other" "BEdlam In Teh Gold Room" and more. Text takes up 3 columns. Great to have in a NYC publication. This is a report on the great gold panic of 1869 when wealthy financiers Fisk and Gould caused a financial panic by attempting to corner the gold market. It was one of several scandals that rocked the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant (see hyperlink). Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, a little irreg... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 13:35

$79.99
180195

Great INTERNATIONAL BOAT RACE Harvard vs. Oxford University Rowing1869 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392749033047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1869 * The great international boat race * Harvard vs. Oxford University * The River Thames - London w/ map Page 3 has a four column map with headline: "THE INTERNATIONAL BOAT RACE" and more. Also one column headings: "THE RACE" "The International Pull at the Oar" "The College Boys of Harvard (American) and Oxford (English) in a Friendly Struggle" "The Course" "The Origin Of The Challenge" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up rest of the page and concludes on page 10. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 12:52

$37.99
180194

John Wesley POWELL GEOGRAPHIC EXPEDITION Green River Colorado 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392749014949

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 22, 1869 * American naturalist John Wesley Powell * Powell Geographic Expedition 1869 * Gates of Lodore canyon & more Page 9 has an article headed: "The Powell Expedition" and more. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 12:32

$39.99
180193

HARRY HOUDINI Escape Artist Magician TRICKS w/ ART NUGENT Puzzles 1927 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392749008302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: "FREE PRESS MAGIC" was a special section of the Detroit Free Press newspaper, May 1, 1927 * Rare Harry Houdini periodical * Art William Nugent puzzles**** The masthead notes: "Founded By Houdini" Interestingly the inside pages are taken up with two comics, one in color. However the front and back pages have various puzzles, games or magic items that are in black ink. The back page has 3 puzzles by Arthur William Nugent. It is notable that Harry Houdini died in Detroit the prior year. Four pages, measures 11 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 12:18

$89.99
180192

August 7, 1869 SOLAR ECLIPSE Moon Passes Between Earth & Sun 1869 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392749002859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 7, 1869 * 1869 Solar Eclipse (day of) * Moon - Sun - Earth Page 6 has an article headed: "THE SOLAR ECLIPSE" "What It Is and Where It Will be Seen" "The Velocity of Its March Across the Continent" and more with related illustration and time table. Text takes up about 2 1/2 column. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 12:07

$29.99
180191

BUCKNELL University of Lewisburg PA Pennsylvania Commencement 1869 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748998140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 3, 1869 * University of Lewisburg - Pennsylvania * 17 Years before changing name to Bucknell Page 7 has an article with small headings: "Lewisburg University" "Commencement Exercises--Large Attendance--Students Graduated..." (See) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:56

$29.99
180190

Conspirator SAMUEL ARNOLD LETTER Abraham Lincoln's Assassination 1869 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392748986376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 1, 1869 * Samuel Arnold letter to his mother * Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirator The top of page 11 has small headings: "The Wilkes Booth Conspiracy" "Letter from Arnold to His Mother" and is signed in type: Samuel B. Arnold. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:31

$29.99
179573

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981892833

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 3, 1865 * Very rare Civil War title - closing events * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrested on a charge of h... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:16

$188.00
179572

OCCUPATION OF MEXICO CITY Gen. Winfield Scott Mexican-American War1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721930961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 26, 1847 * Occupation of Mexico City * General Winfield Scott * Mexican-American War Page 3 has a a full column letter concerning the Mexican War. Also, most of a column is taken up with some fine reports on the war in a letter prefaced in part with: "...from a high source of military information...that every word of it may be implicitly relied upon...Besides recapitulating the victories obtained by Gen. Scott on his way from Puebla to the city of Mexico, it gives the amount of force with which he commenced his march & the number of lives lost on both sides during the insurrection which followed the entrance of our army into the capital:" and what follows is the d... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:16

$41.00
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