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174542

Best UFO Extraterrestrial THOMAS WALTON Alien Abduction 1975 Show Low Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392370636272

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WHITE MOUNTAIN INDEPENDENT, Show Low, Arizona, Nov. 14, 1975 * Travis Walton U.F.O. abduction * Best newspaper to be had ? * Holy grail of extraterrestrial reports ? A truly fascinating newspaper and very rare as this is essentially the "hometown newspaper" of perhaps the most famous alien abduction case in American history known as the Travis Walton UFO Incident. This small town, weekly newspaper published just 38 miles from the abduction site involving Travis Walton, who lived in nearby Snowflake, Arizona. Websites have considerable detail on the abduction details of Walton, which are summarized in this newspaper as well. The front page includes a photo of Walton with the caption beginning: "UFO Passenger?..." as w... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2019 07:31

$2,500.00
174541

CIGAREETES BAD FOR YOU ? Thomas Edsion & Philip Morris Conflict 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392370635979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 9, 1914 * Very early cigarettes warning ? * Thomas Alva Edison warns * Philip Morris debunks claim Responding to a statement made by Thomas Edison which appeared in newspapers dated May 11th in which he said he is convinced cigarette smoking is bad for one's health, Philip Morris took out a half-page ad in this issue (full top-to-bottom) in which they do their best to debunk his statement. The heading reads: "IT WAS MR. EDISON'S MISTAKE." See images for details. This ad would be great for display. Unrelated is the front page article, "WANTS SIR THOMAS LIPTON CRIMINALLY CHARGED," which speaks of his his potential connection to a military supplies scandal of the era. Other news of th... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2019 07:30

$125.00
174540

Great MAX SCHMELING vs. Joe Louis Heavyweight Boxing UPSET Photos 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392370635731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRONICLE SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, June 20, 1936 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing match UPSET photos The front page of this section has a great pictorial showing 4 photos of Joe Louis being knocked down in defeat. Great for display. Page has a another great photo with banner headline: "'LOUIS CAN'T TAKE IT,'' JACK DEMPSEY SAYS" (see) Other sporting news of the day with much on Jesse Owens prior to the Berlin Olympics. Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, minor wear, nice for display.

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Ends September 06, 2019 07:30

$67.00
174539

Naval Battle of VELLA LAVELLA Solomon Islands World War II 1943 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372732458895

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1943 * Naval Battle of Vella Lavella * Solomons Islands - Pacific Campaign The top of the front page has a five column headline: "U.S. SHIPS SINK JAPANESE CRUISER AND 2 DESTROYERS IN SOLOMONS" with subheads that include: "2 More Enemy Ships Hit and Others Flee From Vella Gulf Carnage" and more (see). First report coverage on the naval battle of Vella Lavella in the Solomon Islands with the Japanese during World War II. Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2019 07:29

$40.00
174538

1st TRANSPACIFIC AIRPLANE Flight Nonstop Clyde Edward Pangborn 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372732458231

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, October 4, 1931 * 1st non-stop transpacific airplane flight * Hugh Herndon Jr. & Clyde Edward Pangborn The front page has a banner headline: "HERNDON-PANGBORN START JAPAN-U. S. HOP" with subheads and related photos. (see) Coverage on the 1st non-stop transpacific airplane flight. (Japan to Washington State) Complete with 40+ pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 06, 2019 07:28

$47.00
174537

USS SQUALUS Sailfish Submarine Portsmouth NH Diving Bell RESCUE 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372732458128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 25, 1939 * USS Squalus (Sailfish) submarine disaster * Diving bell rescue (1st report) The front page has a nice seven column headline: "33 RESCUED FROM SUB" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the famous diving bell rescue of the USS Squalus (Sailfish). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 06, 2019 07:28

$47.00
174535

Six (6) WWII 1945 STARS AND STRIPES World War II U.S. Military Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392370633801

Offered are 6 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE STARS & STRIPES, the "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead. This is a nice collection of six complete issues from the closing months of the war, each with a front page reports on the war with Japan, most with war-related photo as well, dated July 6, 10, 12, 13, 14, and 15, 1945. See photos for the headlines & front page reports. All are complete, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2019 07:27

$45.00
174534

ODESSA POGROM Anti-Semitic Massacre JEWISH - JEWS Atrocities 1905 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392370633677

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 4, 1905 * Odessa pogrom - massacre * Anti-Semitic - Jewish - Jews Page 9 has considerable reporting on the massacre of Jews in Russia, one of several pogroms against the Jews in the Russian empire (see the web for more). First column heads: "Russia's Strike Ends" "Amnesty Decree Issued" "Massacre of Jews Continues" "Horrors at Odessa and Kieff" "Barbaric Slaughter & Pillage" with various subheads. This text takes over 2 columns. Complete in 16 pages, very light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends September 06, 2019 07:26

$67.00
174533

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh North Carolina CIVIL WAR Savannah Georgia1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392369844142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 13, 1865 * Rare Confederate title * Civil War nears the end Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865 just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "Local And State News" with one item noting: "Negro Shot" with details. The back page has much reporting on the war with: "Sherman's Campaign" "Common Sense" "War News--Sherman" "Hood's Army" "Gen. Joseph E. Johnson" "Raiders In Mississippi" "Cheering Worlds" "Face The Difficulty" "The Army Opposed to the Arming and Freeing of Slaves" "A Republic To Let!... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:18

$167.00
174530

WALL STREET Stock Market Prices Breaks in Crisis Pre CRASH 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392369843023

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. March 27, 1929 * Stock market decline * pre-Wall Street crash The top of the front page has a two column headline: "MARKET IN TURMOIL OVER CREDIT CRISIS; SALES RECORD SET" with subheads. (see) If they only knew what was to come a few months later. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:16

$44.00
174529

Original FRANKENSTEIN Horror Monster Film Movie Debut OPENING WEEK1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392369842660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1931 * Frankenstein - Boris Karloff advertisement * Pre Code horror monster film movie * Opening week in New York City w/ photo Page 7 of section 8 has a 4 1/4 x 4 1/2 inch advertisement for the original "Frankenstein" film starring Boris Karloff. (see) This ad was on it's 3rd day in NYC. Page 5 has a photo with small heading: "Boris Karloff as the Monster in 'Frankenstein'" Page 6 under "On Broadway's Screens" is a brief description of this original movie. (see) Complete with all sections (80+ pages), rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The film opened in New York City at the Mayfair Theatre on December 4, 1931, and grossed $53,000 in one week

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:16

$82.00
174528

GRAF ZEPPELIN Airship Trip to America Pre World Flight PHOTOS 1929 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392369842346

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure photo section only, August 11, 1929. * LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin (airship) * 1st to fly around the World (pre-start) * Hugo Eckener The front page of this rotogravure section has six photos regarding the Graf Zeppelin's flight to America prior to it's journey around the World. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 16 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:15

$40.00
174527

PIRATE JEAN LAFITTE Galveston Texas TX Gulf of Mexico Piracy 1817 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392369842097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 27, 1817 * Pirate Jean Lafitte * Galveston, Texas * Gulf of Mexico Certainly the best report in this issue is headed "Of Galveston" which is concerning, among other items about Galveston, Texas, the noted pirate Lafitte. Part of the text includes: "...Galvezton is a small island or sand bar situate in the bay of St. Barnard on the coast of Texas...Among the most conspicuous characters who happened to be then at Galveston were many of the notorious offenders against our laws...among whom the Lafittes may be classed foremost & most actively engaged in the Galvezton trade..." with more. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches and in very nice condition. This small size news... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:15

$78.00
174526

PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON Death Threat & William Wirt 1834 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372731859179

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 22, 1834 * President Andrew Jackson * William Wirt Inside contains: "Anonymous Letters!" which contains several concerning the assassination plot against President Jackson, one beginning: "This is to inform you that I, one of a number of young men of this city who have conspired your death, unknown to my colleagues, write this to warm you of this plot..." and another includes: "I am very sorry tin inform you that if the deposits are not replaced & the bank of the United States is not rechartered, by the 4th of March next you will be a dead man..." and yet another: "...feels it his duty to apprize you that it is seriously contemplated by a few individuals in this city to adopt meas... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:14

$26.00
174525

BOTANY BAY Settlement Arthur Philip 1st Fleet Arrives in Australia 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372731856921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1789 * Commodore Philip arrives at Botany Bay * Early report on settling Australia By far the most significant item is the first detailed account in print (London Chronicle of Feb. 24 gives a one sentence report) of the settlement at Botany Bay by Captain Arthur Philips. The article takes approximately 2 1/2 columns and includes details of the first arrival in the bay, the first aboriginal contact, war with the aboriginals during which 3 settlers are killed, La Perieux (La Perouse) arriving, first courts, women convicts trying to get away with the French, etc. The report is found near the back under: "Domestic Occurrences" and begins: "An authentic account has been received th... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:11

$288.00
143859

EDDIE WAITKUS SHOT Girl Ruth Ann Steinhagen Philadelphia Phillies 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391447442798

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, June 29, 1949 * Eddie Waitkus shot * Philadelphia Phillies - MLB baseball * Ruth Ann Steinhagen This famous sporting newspaper is loaded with sports news of the day with several photos throughout. Page 9 has a heading: "Rapid Strides Made by Wounded Waitkus" with subhead and photo. Coverage on Philadelphia Phillies baseball star, Eddie Waitkus, being shot by obsessed fan, Ruth Ann Steinhagen. Other sporting news of the day. Complete in 40 pages, a little margin wear, more so along the spine, generally good.

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Ends September 02, 2019 15:43

$39.00
174513

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE DEBATE to be Recognized ? Revolutionary War 1782 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392366246958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1782 * American Independence debate * Post Revolutionary War Near the beginning are 9 pages of "Summary of Proceedings in the Second Session of the Present Parliament". Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day and includes under: "American News" an "Extract of a Letter from a Loyalist of Distinction at New York, Aug. 14" and which has: "You were not sensible of the proceedings...when you wrote ...and did not know that orders were given to Mr. Grenville to offer the independency of the 13 provinces at the negociation at Paris. This distressing piece of intelligence was communicated to us by Sir Guy Carleton...they transmitted it i... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:26

$55.00
174512

BELLEVILLE ILLINOIS Native Americans Indians Pre Black Hawk War 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729276000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 6, 1831 Inside has: "Indian Disturbances", from Belleville, Illinois, regarding the onset of what was to eventually develop into the Black Hawk War (see). Several follow-up reports as well. Complete in 16 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:25

$29.00
174511

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE by William Henry Harrison & Early Louisiana 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729275835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 7, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe * William Henry Harrison * Early Louisiana Page 15 has an: "Extract of a Letter from Governor Harrison to the Secretary of War, dated Head-Quarters near the Prophet's town, No. 8th, 1811", a letter signed in type: Wm. Henry Harrison. The letter describes the battle of Tippecanoe beginning with: "...the dawn of yesterday terminated any action between the troops under my command, and the whole of the Prophet's force..." with further details about the false suspension of hostilities and the surprise attack by the Indians. Near the front are nearly 5 pages taken up with: "Geography---Louisiana" which is very descriptive of the territory, which would bec... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:25

$52.00
174510

First 1st MARYLAND JEWS ELECTED Jewish Judaica & Andrew Jackson 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729275673

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 14, 1826 * First Jews elected in Maryland * Judaica - Jewish * Andrew Jackson One of the reports within has a small head: "The Jews" with the text including: "...that at the last election for members of our city council, two gentlemen of the Jewish persuasion were chosen by the suffrages of a large part of the citizens...Messrs. S. Etting and J. L. Cohen...They are he first Jews ever elected by the people to office in Maryland, being until lately denied the rights of citizens by the constitution of the state..." with just a bit more. Among the other reports in this issue are: "Army of the United States"; a letter signed: Andrew Jackson, with a dateline of "Hermitage" taking most ... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:24

$88.00
174509

(6) WWII 1945 STARS AND STRIPES World War II U.S. Military Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729274796

Offered are 6 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE STARS & STRIPES, the "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead. This is a nice collection of six complete issues from the closing months of the war, each with a front page reports on the war with Japan, most with war-related photo as well, dated July 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 26, 1945. See photos for the headlines & front page reports. All are complete, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:22

$45.00
174508

Best 1929 STOCK MARKET CRASH Wall Street NYC Panic BLACK TUESDAY Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392366237742

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1929 * Stock market crash of 1929 * Wall Street, New York City * Great to have in this title Of the several dates of the prestigious "Times" which reported the Stock Market Crash in late October this ranks among the best. The four column, three line headline at the top of the front page reads: "STOCKS COLLAPSE IN 16,410,030 SHARE DAY BUT RALLY AT CLOSE CHEERS BROKERS; BANKERS OPTIMISTIC, TO CONTINUE AID". There are related subheads as well reading: "Leaders See Fear Waning" "Closing Rally Vigorous" "Investment Trusts Buy" "Large Blocks Thrown on Market at Opening Start Third Break of Week" "Big Traders Hardest Hit" and more. The reporting carries over to page 2 as well with a large h... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:21

$3,350.00
174507

1st Ever NBA BASKETBALL Finals Philadelphia Warriors Win TITLE in 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729274144

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1947 * Philadelphia Warriors (Golden State) * Wins the 1st NBA basketball title The sport's section (Page 34) has a one column heading: "Philadelphia Five Wins League Title" with subhead: "Warriors Top Chicago, 83-80, to Take Association Final Play-Offs, 4 Games to 1" First report coverage begins with: "The Phila. Warriors tonight won the Basketball Association of America's first championship..." Includes ndividual scoring results. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 52 page issue, 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... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:20

$58.00
174506

Humorist WILL ROGERS & Aviator Wiley Post Airplane Crash DEATHS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729273910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 20, 1935 * Will Rogers & Wiley Post * Airplane crash - deaths The top of page 17: "BODIES OF FLIERS REACH CALIFORNIA" with subheads and two related photos, one of the wreckage and the other of the Eskimo that told the story. 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 subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:20

$40.00
174505

HOWARD RUSHMORE "Gone With the Wind" MOVIE Daily Worker Communist 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392366237191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 22, 1939 * Howard Rushmore - Daily Worker communist * "Gone With the Wind" movie film controversy The front page has a two column heading: "Daily Worker Critic Forced Out of Job On Refusal to Attack 'Gone With the Wind'" (see) wikipedia notes: By 1939 he was the paper's official film critic. But in December he was fired for giving an ambivalent review of Gone with the Wind (1939). Rushmore was impressed by the film's technical aspects. But despite describing the film as a "magnificent bore" and holding to the standard communist party line that the film was "racist," this was regarded as insufficiently negative by the editorial board. The chief editor of the Worker, Ben Davis, who personally fi... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:20

$52.00
174503

Very Rare WOODSTOCK MUSIC FESTIVAL Original Ads Aug 1969 Village Voice Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729272568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, August 14, 1969 * Woodstock music festival on Max Yasgur's farm * Original advertisement from a counterculture publication * 50th anniversary this year (2019) A significant newspaper on the Woodstock Music Festival. It is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. So it is notable that this newspaper would have an advertisement for Woodstock, and perhaps one of just a few select newspapers which did. The top of page 21 has the ad which includes the iconic logo of the bird on the guitar. The advertisement includes much detail including a listing of the artists which appear... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:18

$375.00
174501

FRANKENSTEIN Boris Karloff 1st Movie REVIEW Opening DAY w/ Ad 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729271974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 5, 1931 * Very 1st newspaper review ? * Frankenstein the movie - 2nd day * Boris Karloff - monster * Colin Clive - Dr. Frankenstein Page 21 has a very significant & historic review for the movie "Frankenstein". Under "The Screen" is a two column heading: "A Man-Made Monster in Grand Guignol Film Story" which is a review of this famous movie on it's opening day the previous afternoon. Also on the same page is a very small advertisement for the movie on it's 2nd day. A rare opportunity to have a original piece of history from this classic movie before most of the public first viewed it. News, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. w... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:17

$88.00
174487

BERND ROSEMEYER German Racing Race Car Driver Autobahn KILLED 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728321575

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 29, 1938 * Bernd Rosemeyer killed * German racing driver * Land speed record attempt The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "ROSEMEYER, RACER, KILLED IN GERMANY" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on German racing driver and SS member Bernd Rosemeyer death. He was killed on the Autobahn while attempting to break the land speed record. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:27

$48.00
174486

PERSECUTION OF JEWS Kristallnacht Aftermath Search for a HOMELAND 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365013893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1938 * Post Crystal Night (Kristallnacht) * Persecution of Jews continues * Search for a homeland - Jewish The top of the front page has a three column headline: "BRITAIN OFFERS REICH JEWS LAND IN AFRICA AND GUIANA; $100,000,000 FUND IS SOUGHT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the ongoing persecution of Jews shortly after Kristallnacht (night of broken glass). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:26

$47.00
174485

EINSTEIN-ROSEN BRIDGE Wormhole Spacetime General Relativity Theory1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365013759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 5, 1935 * Albert Einstein & Nathan Rosen bridge * Wormhole - spacetime - unified theory The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Einstein in Vast New Theory Links Atom and Stars in Unified Theory" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:26

$49.00
174484

HANK AARON Atlanta Braves Passes BABE RUTH w/ 715 Home Runs 1974 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728320633

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1974 * Hank Aaron home run #715 * Breaks Babe Ruth's record * Atlanta Braves - MLB The sport's section (page 24) has a two column heading: "Aaron Hits 715th Homer, Breaking Ruth's Record" with box scores and related photo. More on page 23. Lengthy text. 1st report coverage on Hank Aaron passing Babe Ruth for the most career home runs by a MLB player. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Complete in 68 pages, never bound, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:25

$56.00
174482

Rare Old West SALEM Oregon Statesman 1864 Civil War Newspaper w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728320052

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, April 25, 1864 * Rare title from the Old West * American Civil War era Rare to find Civil War era newspapers from Oregon. Various news of the day with Civil War reports. Some of the articles include: "A Scene in the Salt Lake Theatre" "Something for Loyal Democrats---The Last Letter from Stephen A. Douglas" which is signed by him in type; "The Kentucky & Virginia Resolutions" "British Aid to the Confederates" "Expedition Against the Indians" "California Dispatches" and much more. Four pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:24

$59.00
174480

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365012622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, May 16, 1780 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War The front page has: "America" with news from the New York Gazette including: "...the present government of the Province of Connecticut have refused their consent to the requisition made by the Continental Congress...for raising & paying into the rebel treasury...The same disposition prevails in the province of Maryland...we are informed that the enemies of Major General Benedict Arnold, after having prosecuted that gentlemen at a court martial..." with more. Page 2 includes: "Expectation still continues on ti-toe respecting Charles-Town...Should the British general succeed, it will be the severest blow the Americans have yet suffered &... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:23

$76.00
174479

JOHNSTOWN FLOOD Pennsylvania PA South Fork Dam Disaster w/ PRINTS 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728319549

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRESS, Philadelphia, June 11, 1889 * Johnstown flood Front page reporting of the infamous Johnstown Flood, which happened just 11 days previous on May 31. The front page has two illustrations concerning the flood, plus a column with heads: "JOHNSTOWN AT WORK" "The Busy Hum of Industry Heard Again in the Cambria Plant" "A Serious Problem to Face" "Feeding and Clothing A Town" and more. Presumed complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some margin tears, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:23

$47.00
174478

FIGHT in United States Congress Laurence M. Keitt ATTACKS G. Grow 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365012374

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1858 * Laurence M. Keitt & Galusha Grow * United States House of Representatives * Legislative violence - physical attack Although perhaps not as infamous as the Sumner/Brooks caning brawl in the House of Representatives, the attack by Lawrence Keitt upon Galusha Grow was more extensive. The Wikipedia report includes in part: "A large brawl involving approximately 50 representatives erupted on the House floor, ending only when a missed punch from Rep. Cadwallader Washburn of Wisconsin upended the hairpiece of Rep. William Barksdale of Mississippi. The embarrassed Barksdale accidentally replaced the wig backwards, causing both sides to erupt in spontaneous laughter." The report is this issue is ... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:22

$47.00
174477

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728319277

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 7, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly although predating it by four years, with the masthead featuring a nice engraving of the New York skyline at the time. Various illustrations within including a small one of the: "Exterior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." and a related article: "Synagogue of the Jews". This "Rodolph Sholom" synagogue was located on Clinton between Houston and Stanton Streets in lower Manhattan but is now the congregation Chasam Sopher. Google.com notes: "This is the oldest building in Manhattan built as a synagogue and still used for worship. It was built by a Germ... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:22

$63.00
174476

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Note 1795 Old Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728319141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1795 * President George Washington Page 3 has a small item prefaced with: "The following is the concluding paragraph of the answer of the President of the United States to the Chairman of the Norfolk meeting against the Treaty:" and what follows is the paragraph, signed in type: G. Washington. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archival repair at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:22

$60.00
174475

JEFFREY DAHMER Serial Killer Rape Murder Dismemberment ARRESTED 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365011731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 26, 1991 * Jeffrey Dahmer arrested * Serial killer and sex offender * Rape, murder & dismemberment The top of page 4 has a four column heading: "Milwaukee Child Molester May Have Killed 17 People". (see) Coverage on the arrest and realization of Jeffrey Dahmer's killings. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:21

$78.00
174474

Original FRANKENSTEIN Horror Monster Film Movie Debut OPENING WEEK1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365011517

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 7, 1931 * Frankenstein - Boris Karloff advertisement * Pre Code horror monster film movie * Opening week in New York City Page 29 has a small and somewhat discrete advertisement for the original "Frankenstein" film starring Boris Karloff. (see) This ad is for the 4th day after the opening in NYC. News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The film opened in New York City at the Mayfair Theatre on December 4, 1931, and grossed $53,000 in one week

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$40.00
174473

GREY OWL Archibald Belaney Environmental Conservationist DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365010720

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1938 * Grey Owl death w/ photo * Archibald Belaney * Famed conservationist The top of page 23 has a photo of Archibald Belaney and a one column heading: "GREY OWL, WORKER FOR CONSERVATION" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Grey Owl, widely known for Environmental conservation. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:19

$48.00
174472

FREDDIE MERCURY Rock Band QUEEN Singer DEATH of AIDS 1991 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365010529

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 26, 1991 * Freddie Mercury death * Lead singer of the rock band Queen The front page of section F has a headline: "Sex, Drugs, Rock...and AIDS" with subheads and photo. Lengthy text continues inside with another related photo.Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete 1st and F sections only with a total of 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:19

$78.00
174471

DOROTHY HALE American Socialite & Actress SUICIDE Jump Death 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728317251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 22, 1938 * Dorothy Hale suicide death * American socialite & actress * New York City building jump The top of the back page has a one column heading: "DOROTHY HALE DIES IN 16-STORY PLUNGE" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on American socialite and actress, Dorothy Hale, committing suicide by jumping from a NYC building. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 ... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:18

$52.00
174470

JEWISH PALESTINE PAVILION Jews Dedication New York World's Fair 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365010198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1939 * Jewish Palestine Pavilion dedication * Headed by Albert Einstein - Jews * New York World's Fair w/ photo The top of page 7 has a seven column headline: "Spotlight at Fair Swings to Dedication of the Palestine Pavilion" with subheads and related photo (see) First report coverage on the dedication of the Jewish Palestine Pavilion at the 1939 New York World's Fair. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:17

$44.00
174469

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1677 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728316862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 22, 1677 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:17

$47.00
174468

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY by Isaiah Thomas w/ John Adams Address 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728316769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 16, 1798 * 18th century America * John Adams address Pages 2 & 3 have an address to the President from the: "Young Men of the City of Philadelphia..." with his response to them signed in type: John Adams. Much other news of the day. Four pages, some foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:17

$48.00
174467

COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365009534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 30, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Colonial - Anti-British title Nice coat-of-arms in the masthead makes this colonial issue displayable. Page 2 has a note: "...has been frequently reported that Paoli intended to settle in Switzerland, we can now assure the public...that that illustrious Chief is actually on his way to England. 'Tis imagined that General Paoli will be promoted to a considerable rank in the army soon after his arrival in this country." with more on Paoli further on. A full page is taken up with the list of lottery numbers drawn in the "York, Heidelberg and Lebanon Church Lottery". Various other news of the day. Complete in 8 pag... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:16

$142.00
174466

LESLEY J. McNAIR Operation Cobra World War II Normandy KILLED 1944 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728316167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1944 * Lesley J. McNair death (1st report) * World War II United States Army * Operation Cobra - Normandy Campaign The front page has a two column heading: "McNair Killed in Normandy Watching Push on U.S. Front" with subhead and photo. (see) More on page 3. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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$47.00
174465

MS ST. LOUIS Jews Jewish Refugees Voyage of the Damned w/ PHOTOS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728315928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1939.. * German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis * Jewish refugees are refused in Cuba * The Voyage of the Damned - Jews The top of page 39 has a one column heading: "CUBA MAY RELENT ON 907 REFUGEES" with subheads and 3 related photos. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 52 pages, light toning, some margin wear with a few tiny tears, generally good. wikipedia notes: MS St. Louis was a German ocean liner. In 1939, she set off on a voyage in which her captain, Gustav Schröder, tried to find homes for over 900 Jewish refugees from Germany. Due to countries' immigration policie... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:15

$60.00
174445

Best MARILYN MONROE Hollywood Los Angeles SUICIDE Death Dead 1962 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392363649271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA, California, August 6, 1962 * Death of Marilyn Monroe (1st report) * Actress, singer, model and sex symbol * Best title to be had ? rare as such See the photo for the terrific front page report, with the two line banner headline: "MARILYN MONROE DIES; BLAME PILLS" and also: "First Details of Actress' Death in Brentwood". The front page also features a large photo of her. Related subheads include: "Nude Body Found in Bed, Empty Capsule Bottle at Her Side" "and "Found Little Happiness - Help She Sought Eluded Marilyn". The report carries over to pages 2 & 3 where are found many photos of her life. Given that her fame was gained in Los Angeles and she died in Los Angeles, this could well be th... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2019 15:21

$730.00
174444

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Assassination FUNERAL & Bloody Benders Murders 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372727465520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James gang * Assassination - funeral * Bloody Benders Page 5 has an article: "THE MURDERED OUTLAW" "The Ford Brothers in Jail--The Funeral of Jesse James" with various details. The front page has: "Bender Believed To Be Captured" which begins: "The police authorities here believe they have at last captured 'Old Man' Bender, the Kansas butcher..." with more. The internet has more on the "Bloody Benders". Eight pages, 4 small binding holes in the first columns not close to either article, loose at the spine, browned at the margins, somewhat fragile.

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Ends August 31, 2019 15:20

$49.00
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