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152807

CHARLES LINDBERGH & Members of U.S. Congress AIRPLANE Rides 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391725046048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1928 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Gives airplane rides - aviation * Members of U.S. Congress The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH CARRIES 147 AIR PASSENGERS" with subheads that include: "Makes 17 Flights Over Capital With Members of Congress and Their Families" and more. (see) Lindbergh was trying to show government the importance of air travel to get funding in the airplane industry. 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... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:47

$34.00
152806

BLOODY BENDERS Cherry Vale KS Kansas Murders Corpses DISCOVERY 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391725043723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, May 9, 1873 * Bloody Benders * Cherry Vale, Kansas * Corpses discovered The front page has a brief article with a small and somewhat discrete heading: "Eight Dead Bodies Found Under A House" See image for key text here. Eight pages, light staining, some margin wear with small tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:43

$32.00
152805

CHARLES LINDBERGH Receives Medal of Honor Calvin Coolidge & Photo 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391725043020

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1928 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * President Calvin Coolidge * Receives Medal of Honor * Transatlantic airplane flight The front page has a one column heading: "COOLIDGE PRESENTS MEDAL TO LINDBERGH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on aviator Charles Lindbergh receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor from President Calvin Coolidge. More on page 3 with related photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & li... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:41

$38.00
152766

HOLY DOOR Papal Major Basilicas Portal Pope Pius XI Closes Seals 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371886959646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1934 * Holy Door - portal of Papal Major Basilicas * Pope Pius XI closes - End of Jubilee Year The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "HOLY DOOR CLOSED; JUBILEE YEAR ENDS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Pope Pius XI closing the Holy Door in Rome. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 07, 2017 16:48

$35.00
152763

DRESDEN Germany Bombings 8th Eighth Air Force (8 AF) 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391723522143

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, February 14, 1945 * Bombing of Dresden Germany * RAF & United States Air Force bombers * World War II - WWII The front page has a one column heading: "U.S. Attack Follows Big RAF Assault On Dresden" with subhead. (see) Note: The bombings were made to try to end the war as quickly as possible so the Allies could focus on Japan. The decision to make these bombings happen was very controversial as many German civilians were at risk of being killed. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 07, 2017 16:40

$32.00
152762

FELIX HUSTON ROBERTSON Last Surviving Confederate General DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371886951821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1928 * Felix Huston Robertson death * Confederate States Army general * Only native-born Texan rebel general * Last surviving general of the Confederacy The top of the front page 17 has a one column heading: "GEN. ROBERTSON DIES AT AGE OF 88" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Felix Huston Robertson, last surviving general of the Confederacy. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of ... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2017 16:39

$34.00
152716

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal PLEADS INSANITY 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722664853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1935 * Albert Fish pleads not guilty * By reason of insanity * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "PLEA OF INSANITY ENTERED FOR FISH" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high q... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:35

$52.00
152709

JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Clipper Wins Baseball BATTING CROWN 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885901097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1940 * Joe DiMaggio wins batting crown * New York Yankees - Yanks * MLB - Major League Baseball The sport's section (page 37) has a six column headline: "DiMaggio Took League Batting Crown for 2d year in Row" with subheads and photo of DiMaggio. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this event. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 cos... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:19

$38.00
152705

SONNY LISTON WINS Floyd Patterson Heavyweight Boxing TITLE Champ 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722652658

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 26, 1962 * Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson * Heavyweight boxing title fight w/photo Page 6 has a three column headline: "Rematch of Heavyweights Set 'As Soon As Possible'" with caption: "Liston Wins Big" and photo. (see) First report coverage on Sonny Liston becoming heavyweight boxing champion of the world by defeating Floyd Patterson. Also much on the James Meredith being being prevented from entering the University of Mississippi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:09

$36.00
152703

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON John Armstrong Jr. Document War of 1812 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722649024

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, March 22, 1814 The front page has various "Documents" including item signed in type by John Armstrong and William. H. Harrison, all relating to the war. They carry over to take most of pg. 2 as well. Other content within includes four Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: James Madison (see). Also: "Ogdensburgh" "Summary" "From Canada", a letter from the captain of the Constellation, "President & Plantagenet" and other items. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/4 in., never-trimmed margins, very nice, clean condition. This is a fascinating, short-lived newspaper, having begun in 1812 with the exclusive purpose of reporting on the War of 1812 (hence the title). Whe... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:01

$38.00
152702

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Revolutionary War John Hancock & Ethan Allen 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885888667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, August 7, 1776 * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Quebec campaign * John Hancock & Ethan Allen The entire front page is taken up with an excellent account of the Battle of the Cedars in Canada which happened just a few months earlier, part of an inquiry of it by Congress which includes many "Resolves" signed in type on pg. 2 by: John Hancock. Page 2 continues with war content including a report from Williamsburg, as well as: "A Letter dated 23d July, at Fort Montgomery...". Some war content on pg. 2, and the back page has two documents form Congress signed in type by: John Hancock, one of which is: "...directed to exchange any officer in the British... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:59

$610.00
152699

Very Early & Rare 17th Century 1666 London UK Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE Deaths


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885885810

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CURRENT INTELLIGENCE, London, July 23, 1666 * Very early title * The Great Plague This is a very rare title as it lasted for only 24 issues, ending publication when the Great Fire of London struck in September of 1666. It was founded by famed publisher Henry Muddiman who was involved in several early publications including the first 2 issues of the London Gazette, eventually founding this newspaper as a competitor to it (format was virtually identical) but it never revived after the printing house was destroyed by the Great London Fire. News reports of the day from various European cities plus an item from Norwich noting that 85 had died the past week from the Plague, plus another 20... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:55

$368.00
152697

18th century 1752 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885879373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Act of Parliament, London, 1752 * 18th century original document Has a full title page with an engraving of the royal coat-of-arms as well as the date (see photos). This is: "An Act for the more effectual securing Mines of Black Lead from Theft and Robbery." which takes nearly 4 pages. Measures 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, in great condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:52

$43.00
152695

Rare 17th Century EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS 1641 Paris FRANCE French Old Periodical


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885874069

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NOUVELLES, Paris, France, December 21, 1641 (date is at the bottom of the back page) * Earliest newspaper in your collection? The heading roughly translates to: "Ordinary News"." This issue predates the earliest English language newspaper we have in our inventory. It was the "sister" publication of the "Gazette", the very first regular newspaper published in France, started in 1631 by Théophraste Renaudot but with influential backing by the powerful Cardinal de Richelieu. The first letter of the title and the text are very ornate (see). All text is in French. Four pages, 6 by 9 inches, great condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:49

$320.00
152673

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal INSANITY PLEA 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371884756767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1935 * Albert Fish insanity plea * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The back page has a one column heading: "Albert Fish Loses Plea" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial. Complete in 42 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2017 16:39

$35.00
152650

TED HEALY Three Stooges & Basil Rathbone Sherlock Holmes PRINTS 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391721748711

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, February 15, 1931 * Print of Ted Healy of The Three Stooges fame The front page of this "Screen--Art" section of this Sunday newspaper (Section 8) features an uncommonly large illustration which features both Ted Healy and Basil Rathbone. The caption reads: "Those somewhat different actors, Ted Healy and Basil Rathbone. Mr. Healy will be head comic of 'The Gang's All Here' which will set up shop Wednesday night at the Imperial Theatre, while Mr. Rathbone will be important to 'Heat Wave', the English play arriving Tuesday at the Fulton." The same page has some brief descriptive remarks on both plays (see photos). Ted Healy is credited by many with foundin... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 08:46

$45.00
152648

Very 1st TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT Bremen Airplane Westward 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371884307941

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1928 * 1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward * Bremen, German Junkers W33 aircraft * Ireland to Canada The front page has a very nice banner headline: "FITZMAURICE WRITES FOR THE TIMES STORY OF SEA FLIGHT; TELLS FOR THE FIRST TIME OF THE BREMEN'S PERILS AND ESCAPE; FOUGHT GALE, SLEET, FOG AND OIL LEAK OFF LABRADOR COAST" with many subheads and photo. (see) Much more on the following pages with full page pictorial. Loads and loads of text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 issu... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 08:43

$42.00
152639

CHARLES LINDBERGH Flies Spirit of St. Louis Smithsonian Institute 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371882008717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1928 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * "Spirit of St. Louis" airplane * Smithsonian Institute in Wash. D.C. The front page has a one column heading: "'WE' FLY TOGETHER ON FINAL JOURNEY" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Charles Lindbergh flying his famous airplane for the last time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 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... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 16:16

$39.00
152638

HERBERT HOOVER Republican Party Nomination for President 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391719843105

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1928 * Herbert Clark Hoover nominated for President * 1928 Republican National Convention The front page has a very nice banner headline: "HOOVER NAMED ON FIRST BALLOT BY 837; LOWDEN SECOND WITH 74; CURTIS GETS 64; FARMERS SQUELCHED ON FLOOR, 807 TO 277" with subheads and photo. Much more on the following pages. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 & stu... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 16:15

$39.00
152637

BLACK LEGION Vigilante White Supremacist KKK Charles Poole Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391719842448

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1936 * Black Legion - American terrorists * Charles Poole murder - lynching * Works Progress Administration organizer The front page has a one column heading: "SEVEN 'VIGILANTES' ACCUSED OF MURDER" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 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 prim... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 16:14

$39.00
152636

MINNESOTA WOMAN Pelican Rapids Otter Tail County Skeleton FOUND 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371882005726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 17, 1932 * Minnesota Woman - skeletal remains * Pelican Rapids, Otter Tail County * Anthropologist Albert Jenks The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Girl Slain in Ice Age Found in Minnesota; Apish Mongol Maid Lived 20,000 Years Ago" (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of th... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 16:12

$35.00
152635

YUKON WV McDowell Co. West Virginia Coal Mine EXPLOSION Disaster 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371882001241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1928 * Yukon, Mcdowell County, West Virginia * Yukon-Pocahontas Coal Company * No. 1 mine explosion disaster Page 31 has a one column heading: "YUKON, W. VA., BLAST KILLS 17 MINERS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the explosion at the Yukon-Pocahontas Coal Company No.1 mine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 60 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 subscrib... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 16:11

$34.00
152618

OMAHA Triple Crown Thoroughbred Horse Racing PREAKNESS STAKES Win 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881684409

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 12, 1935 * Thoroughbred racehorse - horse racing * Omaha wins Preakness Stakes (2nd of 3) * Triple Crown champion The top of the front page of this section has a two column headline: "OMAHA TAKES PREAKNESS BY SIX-LENGTH MARGIN; 45,000, RECORD, SEE RACE" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the 2nd of 3 historic wins for this famed horse. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, mainly at upper right corner (see), generally nice.

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:43

$40.00
152614

OMAHA Wins Belmont Stakes TRIPLE CROWN CHAMP Horse Race Racing 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881677088

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, sport's section only, June 9, 1935 * Thoroughbred racehorse * Omaha wins Belmont Stakes * Triple Crown champion The front page of this section has a one column heading: "Omaha Takes Belmont Race" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the horse "Omaha' winning the Belmont Stakes and clinching the triple crown of horse racing. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:37

$38.00
152613

BERMUDA TRIANGLE Mystery Navy Bombers Airplanes GO MISSING in 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881676180

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1945 * Bermuda Triangle Flight 19 disappearance * 5 TBM Avenger torpedo bombers * One of the most famous unsolved mysteries The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "AIR ARMADA OF 252 HUNTS NAVY PLANES" with subhead. (see) This is an actual report of one of the more bizarre mysteries in American history, particularly with the controversy about the existence of a "Bermuda Triangle", and this incident figuring in Spielberg's famous movie. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very hi... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:35

$42.00
152612

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Motor Speedway Auto Car Race Louis Meyer WINS 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881675490

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1928 * Indianapolis 500 auto race * Louis Meyer wins (1st report) The sport's section (page 29) has a banner headline: "Indianapolis 500-Mile Auto Race Captured by Louis Meyer as 150,000 Look On" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the 1928 Indianapolis 500 race in which Louis Meyer was the winner. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, 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 i... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:34

$35.00
152611

Great SPINDLETOP Gusher Beaumont Texas Oil Discovery 1901 in a Houston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881674843

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HOUSTON DAILY POST, Texas, January 12, 1901 * Discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas * Beginning of the Great Spindletop oil well Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coinciding with the need for this new product. If you or your family have ties to the early oil industry, this one-of-a-kind collectible heralding the onset of this national/world impacting find cannot be overstated. The discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas, was the beginning of the oil industry in Texas. When the well s... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:32

$12,500.00
152598

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881156232

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, Oct. 11, 1893 * Color political prints - cartoons Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons: front page: "The Fake Operator & His Dupe." double-page centerfold: "They Can't Hold Up THIS Train." back page: "Balloons May Be Made Really Useful." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:08

$27.00
152570

Rare CONVICTS TO AMERICA & Early James Oglethorpe Pre Georgia 1728 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718092640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, March 13, 1728 (1729 by today's calendar) * Early James Oglethorpe * Convicts to America Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific item noting: "Also the same day nine felons convicts, eight men and one woman, were brought from Oxford City to the Oxford-Arms at Holborn Bridge, and from thence carry'd down the river and put on board a ship in order for their being transported to his Majesty's Plantations in America." Although it was known that convicts were occasionally shipped off to the American colonies, it is exceedingly rare to find such mention in period newspapers. Also of note is a great, early item on James Olgethorpe before his founding of the ... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:39

$275.00
152565

SHIRLEY CHISHOLM DEATH 1st Black Woman in Congress & Pres Candidate 2005


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880428607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005 * Death of Shirley Chisholm * 1st African American Woman elected to United States Congress * 1st Black to be a major party (Democratic Party) nominee for President of the United States Page 10 of Section B has a half-page report on the death and obituary of "Shirley Chisholm, 80: Ran for President, Served 13 Years in Congress." She was the first African-American to be elected to the United States Congress; and in 1972 the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination. This also includes a 6 1/2 x 4 /12 photo and a smaller more curr... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:31

$225.00
152564

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718075865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1860 * John C. Heenan * Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match Appearing at the top of the first column on pg. 6 are headlines reporting one of the most famous boxing matches of the nineteenth century involving John Heenan, the American champion, and Tom Sayers, the English champion. In the third column under "The Great Fight" is a detailed and graphic report: "History of the Battle" "The Fight For The Championship". The report takes nearly three columns, and provides many details and particulars about the fight. This was a 42 round match ending in a draw. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:29

$59.00
152561

Rare JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination 1881 Old West Oroville California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718065196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MERCURY, Oroville, Butte County, California, Sept. 23, 1881 * James A. Garfield assassination * Rare Old West title All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered. Page 3 has at the top: "A Bereaved Nation" with subheads: "President Garfield Dies from the Effects of Guiteau's Bullet--The Closing Scene--Last Official Bulletin of the Physicians--What the Post-mortem Examination Revealed--The New President--Proclamation by Governor Perkins..." and more This report takes full half of page 2, plus there is some editorial talk on page 2. Four pages, folio size, great condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:24

$60.00
152559

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Louisville KY Kentucky 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880421283

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, May 15, 1861 * Rare pro-Confederate title Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is the Confederate-leaning newspaper. The ftpg. has: "Boats Fired Into--Marketing Stopped--Indiana Threatening Kentucky" "The Voice of the State--The People for the south... Lincoln's Troops shall not Invade Kentucky Soil..." "Letter from Hardin County" "From Sharpsburg" "From Georgia--Unanimity of Sou... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:17

$147.00
152554

ITALIAN GRAND PRIX Motor Racing Emilio Materassi Wreck DISASTER 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718052296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 10, 1928 * 1928 Italian Grand Prix at Monza * Emilio Materassi - Bugatti Type 35 * Auto - motor race wreck disaster Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "19 Killed, 26 Hurt, at Auto Grand Prix in Italy; Racing Car Plunges Into Crowd at Grand Stand" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 hig... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:09

$39.00
152552

CENTRALIA Illinois Coal Dust Mine EXPLOSION Disaster 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880415582

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1947 * Centralia, Illinois * Coal mine explosion disaster The front page has a two column heading: "119 Miners Feared Dead In Explosion at Illinois Pit" (see) First report coverage on the coal mine disaster at Centralia, Illinois. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 ... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:07

$45.00
152548

JEWISH AGRICULTURAL COLONY Farming Community Project Jews Judaica 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880412177

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1879 * Jewish - Jews - Judaica Page 2 has an interesting & quite lengthy article: "COLONY FARMING FOR JEWS" "A Project Favored by the Hebrew Convention" "Land to be Bought For Fifty Families With Money Raised by Subscription--Five Hundred Acres Offered as a Gift." An interesting program of which we were not familiar. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:01

$47.00
152545

American YOUTH & the United States Military Seduction & Criticism 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880409742

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Jan. 20, 1815 Page 3 has an interesting article on the unfortunate practice of the: "Seduction Of Youth" into the military, as the article is headed. It notes a recruiting advertisement mentioning: "The youthful hero whose patriotism & ardor has heretofore been restrained by the rigid laws of the state can now...joining said regiment without the consent of either parent...Forward then, my brave lads..." with more, followed by criticism for such a practice (see). A few other tidbits relating to the War of 1812 as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 15:57

$38.00
152544

BATTLE OF THE NILE Lord Horatio Nelson defeats Napoleon 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880408952

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Nov. 19, 1798 * Lord Horatio Nelson victorious * Battle of the Nile * Napoleon Bonaparte Page 2 has two notable report on the historic Battle of the Nile, with: "...confirm the very important intelligence of the VICTORY obtained by Sir HORATIO NELSON over the FRENCH FLEET near ALEXANDRIA..." with more (see). This is followed by: "Second Edition" noting: "...official communication from the Neapolitan Charge d'Affairs...from Admiral Nelson's fleet...declared that the whole of the French Line of the Battle Ships were taken, burnt, or destroyed, except. two." Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 15:56

$46.00
152539

ELECTRIC STREET CAR Jersey City NJ Prints 1887 Old Scientific American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718037607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 12, 1887 Taking most of the ftpg. are four illus. of: "The Weiss Electric Street Car & The Weiss System As Applied In Jersey City, N.J." The largest illus. shows a street car ascending a hill in Jersey City. Included is a related article. Many other articles & prints of the latest inventions & improvements of the day. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 15:43

$27.00
152511

CHARLES LINDBERGH Serum Quebec Flight to FLOYD BENNETT Pneumonia 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371879579620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1928 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Flight to Quebec, Canada * Floyd Bennett near death The front page has a four column headline: "LINDBERGH TAKES SERUM TO BENNETT IN QUEBEC, SPEEDING THROUGH STORM; BREMEN, REPAIRED, HELD BY WEATHER" with many subheads and photo. (see) Loads of text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2017 16:07

$44.00
152510

PROSPECT PARK ZOO Menagerie Brooklyn New York City OPENING 1935 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391717129993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1935 * Prospect Park Zoo opening * Brooklyn, New York City The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Smith Decries 'Back-Alley Politics' Of La Guardia in Row With Moses" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the opening of Prospect Park Zoo continues on page 17 with 2 related photos. Probably only found in New York City publications. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 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, lib... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2017 16:04

$36.00
152489

ITALIAN AVIATORS Carlo el Prete & Arturo Ferrarin AIRPLANE Records1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391716299995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1928 * Airplane endurance record flight * Arturo Ferrarin & Carlo del Prete * Italian aviators World distance record The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Italian Fliers Set a New Endurance Record; Stinson Felicitates Them on 58 1/2 Hour Flight" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Italian aviators Arturo Ferrarin and Carlo del Prete complete a nonstop flight in the Savoia-Marchetti S.64 begun on May 31 during which they have made 51 round trips between Torre Flavia (in Ladispoli) and Anzio. The flight breaks three worl... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:50

$34.00
152482

1 WALL STREET Manhattan Real Estate Plot SOLD 1928 New York City Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391716297079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 2, 1928 * 1 One Wall Street "Chimney Corner" * Real estate sold for bank skyscraper Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Corner at 1 Wall St., World's Richest, Is Sold For $7,000,000 for 46-Story Bank Skyscraper" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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. A few small binding sl... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:41

$34.00
152477

EDGAR FAHS SMITH York Pa Amercian Scientist Chemistry DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391716289405

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1928 * Edgar Fahs Smith death (1st report) * American scientist - chemistry * American Chemical Society * University of Pennsylvania The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "DR. EDGAR F. SMITH, NOTED CHEMIST, DIES" with subheads and related photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 subscriptio... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:35

$34.00
152476

CHARLES FRANCIS JENKINS Television TV Pioneer Moving Pictures 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371878694009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 6, 1928 * Charles Francis Jenkins * Television - TV pioneer * Radio moving picture receiver Page 3 has a small and somewhat discrete report with one column headings: "Broadcasts Pictures" "Jenkins Exhibits Device Before Washington Experts" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st sections only with all 26 pages, rag edition, a few binding slits along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Charles Francis Jenkins publicly demonstrated his new radio moving picture receiver in Washington, D.C. Government engineers, scientists and Federal Radio Commissioners sat in a darkened lab as well as in several homes with receiving sets. With the push of a button on th... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:33

$34.00
152474

JINAN INCIDENT ENDS Japanese Army Victory vs. Kuomintang CHINA 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371878692524

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 11, 1928 * Jinan incident ends - Republic of China * Japanese Army victory over Kuomintang The top of the front page has a one column heading: "JAPAN WINS TSINAN; DRIVES OUT CHINESE IN WEEK'S FIGHTING" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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. A few small binding slits along the spine,... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:30

$34.00
152472

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391716281624

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * About to make history * Airplane "Friendship" Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "FRIENDSHIP FAILS THRICE TO TAKE OFF" with subheads. (see) Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for more than a week. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:27

$35.00
152470

AL JOLSON Ruby Keeler Wedding Blackface ACTOR Comedian Singer AD 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371878687952

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 22, 1928 * Al Jolson & Ruby Keeler * Actress - actor - singer Near the bottom of the front page has two column heading: "Jolson Secretly Weds Ruby Keeler, Actress" First report coverage on wedding of Al Jolson and Ruby Keeler. The back page has a large advertisement for Vitaphone by Warner Bros. The ad shows different facial expressions of Al Jolson in blackface. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost,... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:24

$37.00
152442

SKI JUMPING Winter Sports Red Wing MN Minnesota PRINT & Gambling 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714233743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 2, 1893 A great issue for skiers as the full ftpg. shows: "Winter Sports in the West--Flying On Skis--Thorger Hemmestvedt's Great Jump of 103 Feet at Red Wing, Minnesota". Red Wing is the birthplace of America ski-jumping (see hyperlink). Inside has an interesting full page: "Shall We Restrict Immigration? Specimen Types of Constantly Arriving Immigrants at Ellis Island". A fullpg: "Obsequites of the Late Ex-President Rutherford B. Hayes at Fremont, Ohio" "The Gambling Evil--Scenes in the Pool Rooms of New York", a photo of: "Ignace Paderewski, the Famous Pianist" and more. Sixteen pages, great condition.

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:12

$75.00
152441

BILL HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Inventor Thomas Edison 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714232119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 31, 1878 * Outlaw Bill Hildebrand * Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker * Inventor Thomas Edison The top of page 3 has heads including: "BRED IN THE BONE" "Bill Hildebrand Following in Sam's Footsteps" which begins: "William Hildebrand, a brother of the renowned Missouri desperado, Sam Hildebrand, following the apparent instinct of the family, show Hugo Veth..." with a bit more (see). And the back page has over a full column on: "Tom Edison Back Again" "The Marvelous Man Returns to His Workshop Full of Prairie Breezes" "How He Tried the Tasimeter in a Hurricane--Beset a Hen House & Killed a Dead Jack Rabbit" after his trip to the West. Ten pages, very nice cond... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:09

$38.00
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