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169357

PROHIBITION ENDING Beer & Wine Returning Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372540070841

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 21, 1933 * Prohibition ending - beer & wine returning * Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR * Cullen-Harrison Act sigining The front page has a five column heading: "Way Cleared for Beer by April 5" with subheads. (see) Related photo is on the back page. Nice to have from Chicago, the center of crime resulting from prohibition. Complete with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:51

$47.00
169356

Best AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Told to Leave Chicago for Good w/ Photo 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372540070201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 22, 1930 * Gangster Al "Scarface" Capone * City of Chicago wants him out * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "CAPONE'S STORY: BY HIMSELF" with subheads. Nice for display. Related photo is on the back page. (see) First report coverage on Al Capone turning himself in to Chicago police after returning to the city from a 10 month prison sentence in Philadelphia. He would never again be able to present himself in public on the Chicago streets. His final arrest would come about a year later. 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 o... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:50

$110.00
169354

Best LOUIS "Two Gun" ALTERIE Gangster War Assassination 1935 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196344198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 19, 1935 * Louis 'Two Gun' Alterie death (1st report) * Chicago gangland war -gangsters * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "KILL ALTERIE IN LABOR FEUD" with subheads. Nice for display. More on the following page with related photos and diagram. More related photos are on the back page. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! ... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:49

$167.00
169350

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Famous Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372540066533

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 5, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Crown Point, Indiana Jail * Famous wooden gun escape The front page has a great banner headline: "SEEK DILLINGER GANG HIDEOUT" with subheads. Nice for display. More on page 2. Four related photos are on the back page. This was probably the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, ban... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:45

$192.00
169349

JOE AIELLO Mob Mafia Boss Al Scarface Capone Rival MURDER 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196341644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 25, 1930 * Gangster Joe Aiello assassination * Sicilian Mafia leader - bootlegger * Al 'Scarface' Capone rival * Chicago gangland war * Best title to be had - very rare The front page has a five column heading: "Joe Aiello Called Capone Victim" with subheads. A few related photos are on the back page. Coverage on the assassination of Chicago gangster leader, Joe Aiello. 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:44

$82.00
169323

Best FOX LAKE MASSACRE Chicago IL Gangsters Bugs Moran AL CAPONE 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539737275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 2, 1930 * Fox Lake Massacre (1st report) * Chicago gangland gangster war * Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. George 'Bugs' Moran ? * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a great banner headline: "WAR OVER RURAL BEER; KILL 3" with subheads that include: "Machine Guns Rake Fox Lake Hotel" Nice for display. Related photos are on the back page. (see) First report coverage on the Fox Lake, Illinois gangster raid which many consider to be a retaliation for the infamous St. Valentines' Day massacre. 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... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:39

$225.00
169311

Best EUGENE RED McLAUGHLIN Chicago Gangster Mobster Hit KILLED 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196122797

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 8, 1930 * Eugene "Red" McLaughlin's last swim * Gangster - mobster - "Slaughter Week" The front page has a five column headline: "'Red' McLaughlin Found Murdered" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 with 3 related photos. 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 1st section only with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional hold... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:30

$62.00
169310

Great END OF PROHIBITION ? in Gangland War Chicago HEADLINE 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539723745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 5, 1930 * Prohibition coming to an end ? * Illegal beer & liquor to return ? * Gangster days are numbered ? The front page has a great banner headline: "ASK ILLINOIS: WET OR DRY?" with subheads. (see) Not a historical event here but a very nice issue for display regarding the fight to end prohibition. When it comes to 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:28

$47.00
169308

Best JAKE LINGLE Chicago Tribune Reporter Al Capone Gangsters KILL1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539723150

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 10, 1930 * Jake Lingle assassination (1st report) * Chicago Tribune reporter * Al 'Scarface Capone - Gangsters * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a great banner headline: "OFFER $30,000 FOR ASSASSIN" with subheads that include: "GUNMAN SLAYS ALFRED LINGLE IN I. C. SUBWAY" Nice for display. Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 2. Related photos are on the back page. 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 Grea... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:27

$188.00
169302

Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539720147

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 9, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial w/ much testimony * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page features a nice bold, banner headline on the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "U. S. BARES CAPONE TAX PLEA" with related subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage with testimony continues on page 6. A few related photos are on the back page. 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, howeve... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:22

$125.00
169274

END OF PROHIBITION 21st Amend. Legal Beer Liquor Returning CLOSE 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193707359

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 3, 1933 * End of prohibition close - beer & liquor returning * From the home of gangster rule - two days away The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "FLOOD OF LIQUOR NEARS U. S." with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related photo is on page 19. Coverage on the impending ratification of the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution, repealing the 18th Amendment. 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... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:13

$62.00
169271

Best TERRY "MACHINE GUN" DRUGGAN Valley Gang Mobster JAIL 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372535651058

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 27, 1932 * Terry "Machine Gun" Druggan jailed * Irish-American mobster - gangster * Valley Gang leader - Chicago gangland * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "DRUGGAN TAKEN TO U. S. CELL" with subheads and small related photo. Nice for display. Photo of Druggan covering face 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:11

$97.00
169218

Great CHICAGO GANGLAND GANGSTER Assassination Joseph "Red" Bolton 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192969238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 25, 1938 * Chicago gangster assassination * Joseph "Red' Bolton killed The front page has a nice banner headline: "SLAY GANGSTER AT DOORSTEP" with subhead and related photo on the back page. Joseph "Red" Bolton was not well known in history but was a gang chief in Chicago and this is a great headline for display. Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:53

$44.00
169216

Best AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Ends Prison Term at Alcatraz 1939 Chicago IL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534575854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Jan. 8, 1939 * Gangster Al "Scarface" Capone" * Ends term at Alcatraz (The Rock) * Best title to be has (rare) The front page has a great banner headline: "MOVE AL CAPONE TO NEW JAIL" with subheads. (see) Nice for display and terrific to have in this famous Chicago publication, rare as such. Complete 1st section with all 24 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 January 12, 2019 14:52

$78.00
169214

Gangster JASMES BELCASTRO King of the Bombers CONVICTED 1933 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534574338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Sept. 10, 1933 * James "Mad Bomber" Belcastro convicted * "King of the Bombers" - Pineapple Primary fame * Chicago Outfit gangster - best title to be had The front page has a five column heading: "Jury Convicts 'King of the Bomber'" with subheads. (see) Photo of Belcastro is on page 17. 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 1st section only with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality new... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:51

$56.00
169213

Great U.S. PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer Liquor Return MAINE 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534573311

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 12, 1933 * Prohibition ends in Maine * Beer returns - legal liquor The front page has a great banner headline: "MAINE WET AFTER 82 YEARS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamous period in American history. Co... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:49

$77.00
169211

Great GANGSTER GANGLAND Era Bank Robbery Headline Photos 1933 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192966620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 14, 1933 * Great gangland era robbery headline The front page has a great banner headline: "7 SEIZE BANK; LOOT VAULTS" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamous period in America... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:47

$44.00
169174

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNING Texas ? 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192316775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1932 * Ending of Prohibition in Texas ? * Beer - liquor returning ? * Great headline for display The front page has a great banner headline: "TEXAS OFF DRY BAND WAGON" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 January 11, 2019 15:47

$52.00
169167

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372533508102

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 1, 1934 * Outlaw John Dillinger now in Chicago IL * The city where he would be killed * Post Little Bohemia Lodge shootout * Best title to be had (rare as such) The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "DILLINGER AND 3 DISARM 3 POLICE, ESCAPE IN SUBURB" with subhead and photo of Dillinger's father and niece. (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 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on ve... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2019 15:39

$67.00
169055

Great END OF PROHIBITION ? in Gangster Infested Chicago HEADLINE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527906042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 7, 1932 * Prohibition coming to an end ? * Illegal beer & liquor to return * Gangster days are numbered The front page has a great banner headline that announcing: "REPEAL DRY LAW!--JOHN D. JR." with subheads. (see) Photo of Rockefeller on the back page. Not a historical event here but a very nice issue for display regarding the upcoming end in prohibition. When it comes to 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether ha... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 15:00

$44.00
169054

Best TERRY "MACHINE GUN" DRUGGAN Valley Gang Mobster Boss 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527905737

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Sept. 27, 1931 * Terry "Machine Gun" Druggan * Irish-American mobster - gangster * Valley Gang leader - Chicago gangland * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "U. S. TRACES 'DRUGGAN PLOT'" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:59

$67.00
169051

JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber & Evelyn Frechette's Affair 1934 Chicago IL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527903543

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 17, 1934 * re. bank robber John Dillinger * Girlfriend Evelyn Frechette w/ photo * About 2 months prior to his death The front page has a one column heading: "Sleuth Tells of Girl's Life with Dillinger" with small photo of Evelyn Frechette. (see) Dillinger would be assassinated in Chicago about two months later. 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 44 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very hig... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:56

$52.00
169049

Post JACK ZUTA ASSASSINATION Al Capone & Bugs Moran Gangland War 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188910598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 22, 1930 * Chicago gangland war * George 'Bugs' Moran * Al 'Scarface' Capone * re. Jack Zuta's assassination The front page has a nice banner headline: "EMPTY ZUTA BOX; NEW NAMES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy text continues on the following page. Photos of two check facsimiles are on the back. (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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hangi... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:55

$47.00
169048

CHICAGO GANGLAND CRISIS Gangsters & Politicians in Crime Alliance 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527902218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, August 5, 1928 * Gangsters - gangland - underworld * Chicago crime & politics alliance The front page of this section 8 only has a nice banner headline: "CRIME-RIDDEN CHICAGO FIGHTS THE GANG; Vigilantes in the Role of a Crime Commission Are Making a Determined Effort to Break Up the Alliance Between Politics and the Criminal Element Whose Trade Is Murder, Corruption and Intimidation" with smaller subheads and 2 related illustrations. Coverage on the recent unrest in Chicago's gangland crisis about 7 months prior to the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Eighteen pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:55

$44.00
169014

BONNIE & CLYDE Parker Injury & Barrow Kidnapping Murders Police 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527507851

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 12, 1933 * Clyde Barrow Gang * Kidnapping & murder * Bonnie & Clyde fame Page 12 has a one column heading: "Pair Sought As Slayers Kidnap Police Officers" with subhead. (see) Rare to find news accounts on this famous outlaw almost a year prior to his death. First report coverage after the accident in which left Bonnie Parker with a severely burnt leg. 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:22

$57.00
169001

PINEAPPLE PRIMARY Chicago Gangsters Gangland BIG BILL THOMPSON 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188669697

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1928 * Pineapple Primary in Chicago * William Hale Thompson - Big Bill * Gangster era elections - corruption The top of the front page has a three column headline: "THOMPSON MACHINE BEATEN IN ILLINOIS; SMALL AND SMITH ROUTED, CROWE LOSES; SHOOTINGS AND KIDNAPPINGS IN CHICAGO" with many subheads. (see) First report coverage on the primary election in Gangster infested Chicago, Illinois at the height of government corruption there. Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: The Pineapple Primary was the name given to a Repub... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:13

$40.00
168977

Best The Kidnapping of Little BILLY RANIERI Set Free in 1928 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187891500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 19, 1928 * Billy Ranieri set free by mafia * Chicago Kidnapping w/ photos * Best title to be had (rare) The front page has a great banner headline: "BOY SET FREE BY KIDNAPPERS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related photos are on the back page. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are s... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 09:33

$52.00
168958

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187823940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 13, 1935 * Melvin Purvis resigns * John Dillinger's nemesis * FBI agent - G-Men * Best title to be had ? The front page has a one column heading: "Purvis Quits G Men; 'Glad to Get Out!'" Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage on the resignation of famous G-Man head Melvin Purvis. 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 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality news... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:24

$67.00
168956

Great BRUNO HAUPTMANN EXECUTION Charles Lindbergh Jr Kidnapping 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372526175168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1936 * Bruno Hauptmann execution (1st report) * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping The front page has a great banner headline: "HAUPTMANN PUT TO DEATH" and subheads. Nice for display. Much more on the following pages. Full back page pictorial as well. (see) Complete with all 38 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 January 05, 2019 07:23

$78.00
168952

Best Timothy D. BIG TIM MURPHY Chicago Mobster Gang ASSASSINATION 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187822473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 28, 1928 * Timothy D. "Big Tim" Murphy assassination * Chicago mobster and labor racketeer * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a five column heading: "Hunt Racketeers as Tim's Slayers" with subheads. (see) More on page 8 with related diagram. 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 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional h... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:21

$62.00
168949

FLOYD HAMILTION Bonnie & Clyde Gang - Public Enemy # 1 CAPTURED 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187821776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 22, 1938 * Floyd Hamilton capture * Public enemy # 1 * Bonnie and Clyde fame The front page has a five column heading: "Outlaws Elude G-Men; Taken by Cops" with subheads. (see) Reporting continues on page 8 with related map. Nice photo of Hamilton is on the back page. First report coverage on the capture of the last of the Bonnie & Clyde gang, Floyd Hamilton. He was also public enemy # 1 at the time. 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 Great... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:20

$44.00
168947

Best JAMES "FUR" SAMMONS Chicago Gangland Gangster SENTENCING 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372526172086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 25, 1930 * James "Fur" Sammons sentencing * Chicago gangland psychopath * Al 'Scarface' Capone madman The front page has a great banner headline: "PLAN LIFE TERM FOR 'ENEMY'" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamo... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:19

$72.00
168943

Best AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE To Plead Guilty for TAX EVASION 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372525286551

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 16, 1931 * Al "Scarface" Capone - gangster - mob boss * The beginning of the end of his criminal career * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a five column heading: "Capone in Court Today; Plea in Doubt" with subhead: "Police Squads Will Guard Gang Leader" Related photo is on the back page. Capone would plead guilty for tax evasion on this day. 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 al... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2019 14:51

$77.00
168935

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Prohibition Era Irish Gangster Boss SHOT 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187326021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 27, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot * New York City gangster The front page has a one column heading: "Legs Diamond Wounded by Mystery Shot" (see) Photo of Diamond is on the back page. 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, 4 small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends January 04, 2019 14:46

$42.00
168934

Best BUGS MORAN GANG Captured re. Jake Lingle Murder 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187325888

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 1, 1930 * re. Jake Lingle's assassination * Chicago Tribune reporter * George "Bugs" Moran gang The front page has a great banner headline: "TRAP 15 IN LINGLE RAIDS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to c... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2019 14:45

$56.00
168897

1928 AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Chicago Gangster MOB Unwanted in MIAMI FL in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187126547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1928 * Early Al Capone report * Not wanted in Miami, Florida This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 25 that include: "MIAMI BEACH SEEKS TO DRIVE OUT CAPONE", "He Refuses To Leave City". These reports mentioning Capone are uncommon prior to the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Nice reporting near the beginning of the Chicago gangster wars. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.

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Ends January 04, 2019 08:24

$48.00
168883

Best TERRY "MACHINE GUN" DRUGGAN Valley Gang Mobster RAID 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392186454830

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 7, 1930 * Terry "Machine Gun" Druggan * Irish-American mobster - gangster * Valley Gang leader - Chicago gangland * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a nice banner headline: "RAID DRUGGAN'S HOTEL SUITE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, the... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2019 10:06

$78.00
168751

re. ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Probe in NYC - Capone vs. Moran 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182073909

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 18, 1930 * re. St. Valentine's Day massacre * Investigation hits New York City The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "NEW YORK GANG BULLETS LINKED WITH MASSACRE" with subhead. (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 the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding ho... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:26

$44.00
168748

ROCCO DeGRAZIA Al "Scarface" Capone Gangster Tax Evasion Sentence 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182070009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1935 * Rocco DeGrazia sentenced * Al "Scarface" Capone gangster The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "GANGSTER GETS 18 MONTH TERM FOR TAX EVASION" with subhead and small photo of DeGrazia. (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 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Fou... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:21

$42.00
168729

JACK 'LEGS' DIAMOND Shot 5 Times New York City NYC Irish GANGSTER 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516853880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, October 13, 1930 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot 5 times * New York City Gangster The top of the front page has four column headline: "'LEGS' DIAMOND SHOT DOWN IN NEW YORK HOTEL ROOM; REFUSES TO NAME GUNMAN" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 14 pages, light toning and and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. source: wikipedia: Jack "Legs" Diamond (1897-December 18, 1931), aka Gentleman Jack, was a famous Irish-American gangster in New York City during the Prohibition era. A bootlegger and close associate of gambler Arnold Rothstein, Diamond survived a number of attempts on his life between 1919 and 1931, causing him to be known as the ... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:06

$47.00
168717

PROHIBITION ENDING Beer & Wine Returning Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516827771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 22, 1933 * Prohibition ending - beer & wine returning * Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR * Cullen-Harrison Act the front page has a one column heading: "Beer Sale to Start April 7 in Wet States" thus ending Prohibition. Related photo is on the back page. Nice to have from Chicago, the center of crime resulting from prohibition. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:48

$40.00
168715

Great AL BRADY GANG Bandits Goodland Indiana Bank Robbery ESCAPE 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516824813

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 26, 1937 * Al Brady Gang escape * Goodland, Indiana * Bank robbery The front page has a great banner headline: "CIRCLE INDIANA KILLER GANG" with subhead. Nice for display. A few related photos on the back page including one of Al Brady. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture t... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:43

$138.00
168692

CHARLES LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING Bizarre Found Alive Headline 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182034915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 6, 1932 * Charles Lindbergh Jr. baby kidnapping case * Bizarre headline suggests all is well This was one of the most famous crime mysteries of the 20th century which ended with the execution of Bruno Hauptmann. Here is a very odd banner headline that suggests the Lindbergh baby was safe with: "REPORT 'LINDY BABY HOME'" and subhead: "Nursery Light Kindles Talk Search Is Over" (see) This was just over a month after the kidnapping and about a month before the finding. A great curiosity headline for display here. Also a coincidence that this publication made a similar error in it's front page headline 16 years later with the famous "Dewey Defeats Truman" issue. Complete 1st section only with... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:14

$75.00
168646

JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man Gunman Murder 1936 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515632520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 17, 1936 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassination * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "AUTO OF M'GURN, SOUGHT SINCE, IS FOUND" with subhead. (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 institutiona... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2018 06:58

$52.00
169329

Best BUGS MORAN Prohibition Gangster Boss Forgery Trial 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392196249925

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 17, 1939 * George "Bugs" Moran forgery trial * Prohibition era gangster - mob boss The front page has a great banner headline: "TIES BUGS MORAN TO FORGERS" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamous period in America... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2018 12:47

$47.00
169327

JOHN DILLINGER Post Jail Escape Midwest HUNT Eddie Green Shot 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392196196719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * Post escape with wooden gun * Crown Point, Indiana jail * The hunt continues The front page has a five column headline: "Shoot Dillinger's Pal; Seize Woman" with subheads. (see) Related photo is on the back page. 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 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great ... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2018 11:35

$39.99
169324

Best RALPH "BOTTLES" CAPONE Gangster Guilty Tax Evasion 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372539745596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 26, 1930 * Ralph Capone guilty of tax evasion * Chicago gangland gangster - mobster * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "GANGSTER CAPONE TO PRISON" with subheads. Nice for display. Related photo on the back page. (see) Ironic this was the same charged that would put his more famous brother away the following year. 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" - attributed in part to... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2018 09:55

$79.99
169300

Outlaws Duo BONNIE Parker AND CLYDE Barrow Murder & Abduction 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392196112481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 7, 1934 * Bonnie and Clyde abduction & release * Texas & Oklahoma outlaws - murder Page 8 has a one column heading: "Oklahoma Chief Of Police Freed By Bandit Gang" (see) Coverage on the hunt for Clyde Barrow and his "cigar smoking" woman companion, Bonnie Parker after committing another murder. Rare to find reporting on this famous duo prior to their deaths. 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 blank spine.

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Ends December 25, 2018 09:08

$57.00
169299

Best AL SCARFACE CAPONE Alcatraz Prison The Rock INSANE ? 1938 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392196096060

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 9, 1938 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Alcatraz federal prison "The Rock" * Best title to be had ? - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "TEST SANITY OF AL CAPONE" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 8 with photo of Capone. 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" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ong... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2018 08:34

$89.99
169284

Charles LINDBERGH BABY Kidnapping Murder Bruno Hauptmann ARREST 1934 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372538800012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 21, 1934 * Bruno Hauptmann arrested * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping The front page has a nice banner headline: "TRAPPED WITH LINDY RANSOM" with subheads that include: "GERMAN ALIEN TAKEN AS INVOLVED IN KIDNAPPING" and more. Nice for display. More on pages 2 & 3 with photo of Charles Jr. More related photos on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 24, 2018 12:21

$39.99
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