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152161

Rare VALLEJO Solano County S.F. Bay Area NO. CALIFORNIA Old West 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371868224020

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VALLEJO EVENING CHRONICLE, California, November 7, 1878 * Rare Old West title From this city just north of San Francisco with various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. Four pages, a little margin wear, more so along spine, archival mend on page 2, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:18

$30.00
152159

DESSIE ETHIOPIA Emperor Haile Selassie Italian Invasion BOMBING 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391705853948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 7, 1935 * Haile Selassie - Ethiopia Emperor * Second Italo-Ethiopian War * Bombing of Dessie - Italian invasion The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ITALIAN AIR RAID WRECKS DESSYE PALACE, HOSPITAL; 32 KILLED, 200 WOUNDED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with 2 related photos and small map. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, even toning, a little margin wear with a few small archival mends, generally good. wikipedia notes: Italian planes bombed Emperor Haile Selassie's headquarters at Dess... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:15

$37.00
152152

SOCIAL SECURITY ACT Signed into Law by Franklin D. Roosevelt 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391705842455

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, August 15, 1935. * Social Security bill is passed * Franklin D. Roosevelt signs The front page has a one column heading: "SOCIAL SECURITY BILL SIGNED BY PRESIDENT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends March 17, 2017 15:52

$52.00
152130

MEXICAN INVASION OF 1842 Gen. Mariano Arista Attacks TEXAS 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704878089

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, March 26, 1842 * General Mariano Arista Page 5 has a noteworthy article headed: "Important From Texas--War Commenced--Texas Invaded by the Mexicans!" with various details. See this hyperlink for more on the Mexican invasion of 1842. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:39

$39.00
152117

MERIDIAN MS Mississippi Freedmen RACE RIOT Ku Klux Klan KKK 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867378747

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, March 8, 1871 * Meridian MS Mississippi * Race riot - Freedmen * KKK Ku Klux Klan The front page has an article headed: "A Judge Killed In Court" "Bloody Riot at Jackson, Miss--A Long Roll of Killed and wounded" First report coverage on the Meridian, Mississippi race riot. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along t... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:14

$37.00
152113

NOME ALASKA Gold Mining City on Coast of Bering Sea FIRE Disaster 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867374680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1934 * Nome, Alaska fire disaster * Norton Sound, Bering Sea The front page has a one column heading: "FLAMES RAZE NOME; ALL ARE HOMELESS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the fire disaster at this famous gold mining city. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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 March 16, 2017 15:07

$38.00
152089

ARIZIONA DIAMONDBACKS Win WORLD SERIES Baseball Champions 2001 Spanish Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371866424479

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LA VOZ, Phoenix, Arizona, Nov. 7, 2001 * Arizona Diamondbacks are champions * World Series of baseball (final game) This is a Spanish language newspaper reporting the Arizona Diamondbacks winning the Major League World Series with a bold headline: "GRACIAS D-BACKS ! " and a huge celebratory photo (see). The complete issue, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:39

$29.00
152087

MARSHAL JOSEPH JOFFRE World War I French General v. Germans DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704064825

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 3, 1931 * Marshal Joseph Joffre death * World War I French general The top of the front page has a one column heading: "JOFFRE, SAVIOR OF FRANCE, DIES" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:36

$37.00
152085

NEW YORK YANKEES vs. Giants Subway World Series of MLB Baseball 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371866420484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 5, 1936 * New York Yankees vs. Giants * World Series of baseball * Joe DiMaggio & Lou Gehrig era * Subway series Above the masthead is a nice scoreboard graph showing the Giants winning 5-4. (see) The front page has a two column heading: "GIANTS TAKE 5TH GAME; YANKS LEAD IN SERIES 3 TO 2" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:32

$37.00
152079

BABE RUTH Quits New York Yankees Baseball & Joins Boston Braves 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371866411496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Pennsylvania, February 27, 1935. * Babe Ruth leaves New York Yankees * Joining the Boston Braves Page 8 has a one column heading: "BABE RUTH CONFIDENT OF STRONG COMEBACK" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, some spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:19

$30.00
152056

WORLD SERIES New York Yankees Yanks vs. Philadelphia Phillies 1950 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701586784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 5, 1950 * New York Yankees vs. Philadelphia Phillies * World Series of baseball (game 1) * Joe Dimaggio & Yogi Berra era The front page has a four column headline: "Vic Raschi Hurls Two-Hitter to Steal Show as Yankees Triumph Over Phils In Opening Game of World Series, 1-0" with subheads, box scores and related photo. (see) Much more in the sport's section (pages 32 & 33). Loads of text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:53

$38.00
152048

EARLY GAME OF CHESS 18th Century Description & GEORGIA Settlers 1733 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863585900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1733 * Early article on playing the game of Chess * Settlers off to the colony of Georgia A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907. Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Debate in the House of Lords upon the Mutiny Bill" "Quotations from Gulliver's Voyages" "The Rights of the King and People" "Proposals to Refrain Infidelity" "Address to the Protestant Dissente... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:35

$78.00
152033

SPENCER CHARTERS American Film Movie Actor SUICIDE Death 1943 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701536994

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1943 * Spencer Charters suicide death * American film - movie actor The top of page 14 has a one column heading: "S. Charters, Actor, Dies In Hollywood" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of actor Spencer Charters. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 38 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Chaters died by suicide from a mix of sleeping pills and carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:05

$38.00
152029

DODGE CITY WAR KS Kansas Cattle Boomtown Gamblers Prostitutes 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863559790

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 7, 1883 * Dodge City KS Kansas War * "Get out of Dodge" fame The ftpg. has: "Dodge City - Action of the City Council in Regard to the Gamblers--The Mayor's Dispatch to the Governor". Page 2 has: "Chronicles Of Crime" "A Desperate Battle with the Barber Brothers" "The Notorious Iowa Outlaws Captured & Placed in Jail..." with more. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2017 15:59

$48.00
152025

BROOKLYN BRIDGE New York City Suspension 50TH ANNIVERSARY Parade 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863551501

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1933 * Brooklyn Bridge celebrates 50 years * New York City mayor ceremony Page 21 has a two column heading: "Brooklyn Bridge 'Opened' Again As Symbol of 50 Years' Progress" with subhead and 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 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 ... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 15:47

$38.00
151969

ALLYN KING American Stage & Film Actress Singer SUICIDE Death 1930 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391699189958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1930 * Allyn King's suicide death * American stage & film actress * Vaudeville - Ziegfeld Follies The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "MISS KING, ACTRESS, DIES AFTER LEAP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on American stage & film actress Allyn King committing suicide in New York City. 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 prim... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:12

$37.00
151966

JENNY DOLLY Twin Sisters Dancers & Actress SUICIDE Hanging Death 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371861803261

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1941 * Jenny Dolly suicide death * "The Dolly Sisters" fame * Hungarian-American dancer & actress The top of page 19 has a two column heading: "Jenny Dolly a Suicide by Hanging; She and Sister Won Dance Fame" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Hungarian-American dancer and actress, Jenny Dolly, committing suicide. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. 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, librarie... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:03

$38.00
151959

ERNESTINE SCHUMANN-HEINK German Operatic Contralto Singer DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391699175353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1936 * Ernestine Schumann-Heink death * Operatic contralto classical singer * German Bohemian - Sudeten The front page has a one column heading: "SCHUMANN-HEINK, GREAT SINGER, DEAD" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with two related photos. 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-... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 14:53

$33.00
151925

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal Trial SELF-HARM 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697902354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial - self-harm * 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: "'NOT IN RIGHT MIND,' FISH WROTE TO SON" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, wit... See More  

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Ends March 09, 2017 15:32

$47.00
151892

THE WANDERER Cargo of African Slaves Negroes Trade SHIP 1859 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697024521

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1859 * The Wanderer (slave ship) * Captain surrenders Near the bottom of the front page is a brief and somewhat discrete report headed: "Surrender of the Captain of the Yacht Wanderer" Also another brief report headed: "The Supposed Slaver Laurens" Other news of the day. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:24

$28.00
151890

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal Trial CONFESSION1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697020332

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial - Confession * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 3 is a one column heading: "'FISH SAYS HE SLEW THE GAFFNEY BOY" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high pe... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:17

$40.00
151860

CHILDE HASSAM American Impressionist Painter Artisan Artist DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857329406

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 28, 1935 * Artist Childe Hassam death * American Impressionist painter The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "CHILDE HASSAM, 75, NOTED ARTIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. (See) First report coverage on the death of Childe Hassam, American Impressionist painter, noted for his urban and coastal scenes. 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 38 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 whi... See More  

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:52

$38.00
151846

MOUNT McKINLEY Lindley-Liek Expedition BOTH PEAKS Notable Ascent 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391694708466

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1932 * Lindley expedition (1st report) * Both peaks conquered (1st time) * Theodore Koven & Allen Carpe The front page has a three column headline announcing: "LINDLEY EXPEDITION SCALES MT. M'KINLEY; DESCENDING, FINDS CARPE AND KOVEN DEAD; YOUNG SCIENTISTS FELL INTO A CREVASSE" with subheads and related photo. Much more is reported on page 3. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 wh... See More  

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:20

$42.00
151812

Very Rare GRAND JUNCTION Mesa County Western COLORADO Old West 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391693761281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SEMI-WEEKLY STAR, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, Feb. 11, 1898 * Very rare title A nice & very rare newspaper from this town in Western Colorado along the Colorado River. Although Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) records a "Grand Junction Star" there is no record of "the Semi-Weekly Star". The front page has: "MORE MINING NEWS" "Adams On Suffrage" & more, with additional reports inside. A wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, irregular at the spine margin from disbinding, fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends March 04, 2017 15:11

$93.00
151804

BRAZILIAN REVOLUTION Getúlio Vargas Military Coup & Old Republic 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391693734589

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1930 * Brazilian Revolution of 1930 * Armed movement - coup * End of the First Brazilian Republic * Washington Luis & Julio Prestes The top of the front page has a three column headline: "REVOLUTION TRIUMPHS IN ALL BRAZIL; PRESIDENT PRISONER, PRESTES IN HIDING; RIOTING IN RIO; SAO PAULO JOINS IN COUP" with subheads. Lengthy text continues on the following pages with a few related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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Ends March 04, 2017 14:41

$39.00
151802

BRAZILIAN REVOLUTION Getúlio Vargas Military Coup & Old Republic 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371856239126

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1930 * Brazilian Revolution of 1930 * Armed movement - coup * End of the First Brazilian Republic * Washington Luis & Julio Prestes The top of the front page has a two column headline: "VARGAS TAKES PRESIDENCY OF BRAZIL IN RIO TODAY; ORDER RESTORED IN NATION" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photo of Vargas. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning along the margins, generally in nice condition.

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Ends March 04, 2017 14:38

$37.00
151776

SUPERMAN Comic Hero Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade DEBUT Balloon 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692867533

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1940 * Superman debut in New York City * Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade * Great item for Superman collectors Page 30 has one column headings: " SUPERMAN TO STRUT OVER MACY PARADE" "Genie Emerging From Arabian Nights Bottle Also to Be Seen in Event Thursday" See image for text on one of the earliest mentions of this famed superhero. This was to be the debut of Superman and till this day is still considered the largest balloon ever to be part of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Probably only reported in a NYC publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced o... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:31

$87.00
151773

ARTHUR HENDERSON Anti-War Leader & Explorer Adolphus Greely DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692864948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1935 * Arthur Henderson death * Nobel Peace Prize winner * Adolphus Washington Greely * American polar explorer The front page has a one column heading: "ARTHUR HENDERSON, FOE OF WAR, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on inside with photo. The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "GEN. A.W. GREELY, 91, ARCTIC HERO, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) 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.... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:26

$33.00
151771

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron Assassination FUNERAL 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692861752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer funeral * Jewish gangster - beer baron - racketeer The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ FUNERAL IS HELD SECRETLY" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. 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 pr... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:20

$39.00
151770

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Assassination Hunt for the Killers 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692860799

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1935. * Dutch Schultz assassination * Jewish-American mobster * Hunt for the killers in NYC The top of the front page has one column heading: "STEIN FOUND DEAD AS POLICE HUNT HIM IN SCHULTZ MURDER" and more. (see) More on page 33, lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:18

$33.00
151764

BOWIE KNIFE Alabama Laws in the South MURDER w/ Severe Penalty 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371855125185

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILE'S NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington D.C., Sept. 16, 1837 * Early Bowie Knife legislation * Murder - Severe penalty On the third page under "Use Of Bowie Knives" is the text of an "act" passed by the legislature of Alabama. The first section of the act states that: "...if any person carrying any knife or weapon, known as Bowie knives...on a sudden recounter, shall cut or stab another with such knife, by reason of which he dies, it shall be adjudged murder, and the offender shall suffer the same, as if the killing had been by malice and aforethought...". The second section says that anyone caught "...selling, giving or disposing..." of such a weapon, will be subject to a fine of one hundred ... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:04

$46.00
151762

JEWS IN WARSAW Jewish Judaica Poland Given Rights for Land 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692846358

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1848 * Jewish - Jews - Judaica The bottom of the ftpg. has a small article: "The Jews In Favor" noting in part: "...accords some extension to the rights which the Jews enjoyed in Poland. It declares that in 13 streets where only 3 Jews have been hitherto admitted to live, as many as five can reside for the future...they may even purchase ground to build on..." with more detail (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:01

$59.00
151759

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron Re-Arrested & Jailed 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692837649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 27, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer jailed * Jewish-American gangster - beer baron The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ IS JAILED; BAIL SET AT $75,000" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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 th... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 14:50

$33.00
151719

Rare JOHN ARMSTRONG JR. & Winfield Scott War of 1812 in Old 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391691184157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, March 15, 1814 * War of 1812 original reading * John Armstrong Jr. & Winfield Scott Most of the front page is taken up with: "Documents...Correspondence between the Secretary of War & Brig. General Boyd" all datelined Fort George & includes letters signed by John Armstrong and W. Scott. Similar content carries over to pg. 2 with 4 letters signed by John Armstrong. Also: "British Veracity" "Summary" and "Marine Memoranda" among 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). ... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:41

$33.00
151714

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1861 Newspaper w/ Belmont MO


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853193493

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 18, 1861 * Battle of Belmont, Missouri & more Not only a Confederate newspaper, but from the capital of the Confederacy as well. Half of the ftpg. is taken up with advertisements while the other half includes: "The Rebels & Their Capital" "Richmond and Its Environs" "Notes of a Recent Tour in the South" which is a report from the New York Herald. Page 2 includes an editorial which discusses, in part, the Mason-Slidell affair (small hold causes loss to about 3 words at the beginning: see). Also on page 2 is: "The Latest Northern News" with many subheads including: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "A Grand Torchlight Procession to General M'Clellan" "... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:27

$91.00
151713

Rare 1864 CONFEDERATE Newspaper w/ William T. Sherman's Georgia March to Sea


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391691168687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 24, 1864 * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea - Georgia * In a rare Confederate title 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 a nearly full column listing of the: "North Carolina Legislature--Session 1864". There is also coverage of the "Legislative Proceedings" of both the Senate & House of Commons. There is nearly half a column headed: "A Scout's Adventure" from the Civil War, concerning a soldier in Gene... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:26

$240.00
151707

RASHID RIDA Islamic Reformer Scholar Salafi Movement Syria DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853184250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1935 * Rashid Rida death (1st report) * Early Islamic reformer - Islamist * Salafi movement - Islamic Modernism The top of page 15 has a one photo with heading: "RASHID RIDA DIES; A MOSLEM LEADER" 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. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rathe... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:13

$33.00
151699

LUPE VELEZ Mexican Film Actress SUICIDE Death - WWII 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853143543

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1944 * Lupe Velez suicide death * Mexican film actress The back page (pg. 36) has one column headings: "LUPE VELEZ SUICIDE BY SLEEP TABLETS" "'Tempestuous' Actress Was Depressed by Failure of Romance With French Actor" with smaller subheads and one column photo of Velez. First report coverage on the suicide death of famous Mexican actress, Lupe Velez. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen con... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 13:17

$42.00
151677

NIAGARA FALLS Prospect Point American ROCK SLIDE into Gorge 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391689141151

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1931 * Niagara Falls - American side * Prospect Point rock slide The front page has a one column heading: "ROCK SLIDE ALTERS NIAGARA FALLS RIM" with subheads. (see) First report coverage of the rock fall at Prospect Point of the American side of Niagara Falls. Article continues inside with related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2017 15:38

$37.00
151676

NEW YORK YANKEES vs. NY Giants World Series of Baseball (Game 1) 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371850653546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 6, 1937 * New York Yankees vs. Giants * World Series MLB Baseball The front page has a two column heading: "YANKS WIN 8-1 BEHIND PITCHING OF 'LEFTY' GOMEZ" with subheads and photo of Lefty Gomez and scoreboard. (see) Inning by inning description continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, tiny binding holes along spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2017 15:36

$37.00
151670

Best DALY CITY San Francisco California EARTHQUAKE Disaster 1957 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391689123959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CALL BULLETIN--EXTRA, San Francisco, March 22, 1957 * Daly City earthquake * Great for display The front page has a large & bold banner headline announcing: "BIG SF QUAKE" with subheads and photo (see). Full page pictorial on page 3. Great to have in this San Francisco newspaper. Great for display. The complete section 1 with pages 1-14 (of 30). Nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2017 15:28

$37.00
151641

LABOR DAY HURRICANE Florida Tropical Cyclone Storm S.S. DIXIE 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371849485577

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1935 * The strongest U.S. hurricane hits the South * The Labor Day Hurricane - tropical cyclone The front page has a two column headline: "DIXIE PASSENGERS ALL SAFE ASHORE; STORM DEAD 256" with subheads. (see) More on page 10. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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 in... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2017 15:33

$33.00
151640

MADGE KENDAL Victorian & Edwardian Era Shakespeare Actress DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371849484834

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1935 * English actress Madge Kendal death * Shakespeare and English comedies fame The top of page 39 has a one column heading: "DAME K. KENDAL, 86, ACTRESS, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Dame Madge Kendal, English actress of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2017 15:32

$33.00
151607

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE & Gang Bootlegged Barrels of Beer Taxes Owed 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687680147

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1935 * Al 'Scarface' Capone and crime syndicate * Taxes on barrels of beer bootlegged The front page has a one column heading: "$120,000 TAX LEVIED ON CAPONE AND GANG" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the attempt of the government to collect tax money on barrels of beer that was bootlegged when Capone was in power. He was currently in jail for income tax evasion. 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, l... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2017 07:52

$33.00
151596

RUSSIA Interfering with U.S. Government WARNING w/ America Note 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687647243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 26, 1935 * America note to Soviet Union * Tensions in relation with Russia * Stop interfering with U.S. government The top of the front page has a three column headline: "U. S. PROTESTS TO THE SOVIET OVER REDS' ACTIVITIES HERE; WARNS OF THE CONSEQUENCES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy article continues inside with complete text of the note to Russia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pagers, 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 & institu... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2017 07:26

$33.00
151594

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Gangster Beer Baron as LIBRARIAN of Alcatraz 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371848657584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, August 14, 1935 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * "Librarian of Alcatraz ?" The front page has a interesting and somewhat bizarre article with a one column heading: "Capone Is Made the Librarian of Alcatraz Prison" See image for the text on a report that I cannot find any reference to on the internet that suggests Capone took this position at the time. Was it a bogus report ? Strange to think one of the most ruthless gangsters of all time would be a librarian, even if it was in prison. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2017 14:51

$54.00
151592

Rare JACKSON CA California Amador County OLD WEST Gold Minig Town 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687033851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, Sept. 20, 1879 * Old West * Rare title Jackson was founded in 1848 around a year-round spring, settled by American pioneers and then gold-seekers upon its discovery at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range. It was also a convenient stopping place on the road from Sacramento to the southern mines. Various news of the day both local & national. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends February 24, 2017 14:48

$49.00
151565

DEEP SOUTH TORNADO OUTBREAK Alabama Hit Hardest Many Fatalities 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371847794517

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1932 * Deep South tornado outbreak (1st report) * Tuscaloosa, Alabama & more The top of the front page has a one column heading: "95 DEAD IN 4 STATES HIT BY TORNADOES; TOWNS LIE IN RUINS" 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 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 subsc... See More  

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Ends February 23, 2017 15:15

$38.00
151522

Historic SPINDLETOP Gusher Beaumont TX Texas Oil Field Discovery 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371846942518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, January 16, 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. The discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas, was the beginning of the oil industry in Texas. When the well struck on January 10, 1901 it would gusher uncontrollably for 8 days before being capped. (see hyperlink for more) Near middle of the front page is a report headed: "People ... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:15

$158.00
151518

Rare RED BLUFF CA Tehama County California Old West w/ Ads 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391685263572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PEOPLE'S CAUSE, Red Bluff, California, March 18, 1876 * Rare Old west title An interesting title from Northern California. Quite scarce as well, as we only have 3 issues. Various news of the day both local & national, with a wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:05

$54.00
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