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Siegmund ZISHE BREITBART Polish Born Jewish CIRCUS Strongman DEATH1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372152178314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1925 * (Siegmund) Zishe Breitbart death * Polish born Jewish circus strongman Page 23 has a somewhat discrete article with heading: "Breitbart, Athlete, Dies" "Strong Man of Circus and Stage Succumbs to a Nail Scratch" See image for brief text here. Also much on game 5 of the 1925 World Series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Washington Senators beginning on the front page and continuing in the sport's section. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 29, 2017 15:03

$44.00
159262

ELLA ZOYARA - CIRCUS Performer & Female Impersonator DEATH 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150096173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1879 * Ella Zoyara (Omar Kingsley) death * Circus performer - female impersonator Page 5 has an article headed: "Ella Zoyara" "Death of the Noted Circus Female Impersonator" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 27, 2017 14:43

$32.00
159544

(5) 18th Century LONDON England Post Revolutionary War Era 1784 Old Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 372159584850

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, a lot of five issues from June & July, 1784, each with a front page advertisements for the: "Royal Circus" with various acts noted (see). Also ads for several London theaters including the famous "Theatre Royal, Haymarket". Each issue complete in 4 pages, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 09:33

$32.00
158984

DULUTH MN Minnesota Circus Workers NEGORES Lynchings Hangings 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132448540

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1920 * Duluth, Minnesota lynchings (1st report) * 3 negro circus workers hanged * Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Duluth Mob Lynches Three Negroes, Frees Three; 5,000 Stormed Jail After Attack on White Girl" See images for text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World fam... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:48

$52.00
158379

Rare 1ST AMERICAN CIRCUS John Bill Ricketts Advertisement 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913242291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, June 4, 1795 * 1st American circus * John Bill Ricketts Page 3 has: "Arrival of Mr. Jay" at Boston, noting: "...An immense concourse of citizens...received & conducted him amidst repeated acclamations..." along with the text of his address to them (see). Also an interesting advertisement for "J. B. Ricketts..." who created the very first American circus, with various details (see). Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:06

$43.00
157138

LILLIAN LEITZEL Barnum Circus STAR Acrobat TRAPEZE Star DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391886442352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1931 * Lillian Leitzel accident - death (1st report) * Acrobat & strongwoman circus star * Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey * Trapeze artist fall Page 11 has a one column heading: "CIRCUS FALL FATAL TO LILLIAN LEITZEL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lillian Leitzel, circus star. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, a few binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 12, 2017 14:42

$50.00
153672

THE MAD TRAPPER of Rat River Albert Johnson RCMP Shootout KILLED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391766702484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1932 * Albert Johnson (criminal) shot & killed * The Mad trapper of Rat River shootout * Royal Canadian Mounted Police pursuit Page 3 has a one column heading: "MAD TRAPPER SLAIN AFTER 7-WEEK HUNT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the shootout and death of Albert Johnson (criminal). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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 su... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2017 14:43

$40.00
147747

Great CIRCUS Menegerie & Hippodrome Illustrated ADVERTISEMENT 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371741490638

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 12, 1873 * Very nice illustrated Circus advertisement The back page has two of the middle columns entirely taken up with a nice, graphic advertisement for a circus, being the: "Great Eastern Menagerie - A Towering Giant Among Its Fellows - The Great 12 Center-Pole Tent - Dual Circus Exhibition!" with more on the double circus coming to Bethlehem. There are four rather large illustrations of some of the acts (see). Four pages, very nice condition with much news of the day.

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Ends October 19, 2016 15:15

$32.00
145416

JUMBO THE ELEPHANT Phineas P.T. Barnum & Bailey Circus Attraction 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391488824582

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 25, 1882 * Jumbo the Circus Elephant * P.T. Phineas T. Barnum & Bailey Prints within include: "Traveling in Siberia..." "Hong Kong Festivities..." "Wild Duck Shooting" and a full page with 5 scenes of: "Sketches of Jumbo, the African Elephant..." in additional to another full page: "Attempt to Remove Jumbo, the Great Elephant, From the Zoological Gardens". Included also is a dramatic double page foldout print: "A Colliery Explosion: Volunteers To the Rescue".

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Ends July 20, 2016 15:27

$37.00
139880

Illustrated Mammoth CIRCUS Advertisement 1846 Old Salem Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371521364302

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, June 16, 1846 * Illustrated circus advertisement * 19th century Salem, Massachusetts Page 3 has an ad: ""Mammoth Circus! Grand Entertainment with Great Addition In Interest, Splendor &c." re. the Rockwell & Stone Circus. Has details, plus an engraving of an equestrian performance." News of the day includes: "Dreadful Steamboat Disaster" "Charge Of Aiding In The Slave Trade" and more with some interesting advertisements. Trimmed close at the top and the right causing minor unrelated loss, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:32

$32.00
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