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150953

CLANTON Alabama Gasoline Explosion BUS TRAGEDY Disaster 1942 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668033612

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1941 * Clanton, Alabama bus disaster * Gasoline explosion The back page has one column headings that include: "14 IN BLAZE BUS PERISH IN ALABAMA" and "Death of Eight Others Feared as Vehicle Hits Bridge Rail, Bursts Fuel Tank, Burns" and more (see photos). First report coverage on the gasoline explosion on a Montgomery-Birmingham passenger bus at Clanton, Alabama. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports 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 cotto... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:30

$42.00
150949

Rare & Early 1713 ANTIQUE Guardian British Newspaper by Famed ADDISON & STEELE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371830776241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GUARDIAN, London, July 1, 1713 * Rare 18th century title * Addison & Steele fame A very short-lived newspaper lasting less than seven months, notable for its publisher Richard Steele with contributions from Joseph Addison, Alexander Pope & others. Steele and Addison had previously collaborated on the "Tatler" and "The Spectator", issues of both we have offered for purchase. Single sheet, 6 3/4 by 11 1/4 inches, bit close-trimmed at the right margin shaves some letters near the top of pg. 2, otherwise good.

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:26

$54.00
150895

ORDE WINGATE Burma Campaign Guerrilla Raider Leader KILLED 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665069864

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1944 April 1, 1944 * Orde Wingate killed in airplane crash * Major General - British Army officer * Burma Campaign of World War II fame * Guerrilla warfare leader - raider Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "'Raider' Wingate Is Killed in Crash; He Trained Units for Burma Attack" Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 3 with photo of Wingate. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, rag edition, light staining on the front page, a little spine wear, otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:37

$38.00
150893

JIMMY STEWART Movie Film Actor as World War II PILOT Over Germany 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665068650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1944 * Jimmy Stewart as a World War II pilot * American Hollywood movie actor Page 3 has a small, rather inconspicuous report of famed actor Jimmy Steward co-piloting a Liberator plane over Germany. Headed: "Stewart Co-Pilot in New Attack" it includes: "Maj. Jimmy Stewart, former film star, led one group of Liberators over Oberpfaffenhofen today, traveling in the lead plane as co-pilot..." with a bit more (see). Rare to find mention of Jimmy Stewart from the war years. I suspect this publication is one of the few to report him as a pilot given the small, inside report here. In addition to his distinguished acting career, he had a noted military career as a Wor... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:34

$46.00
150890

JEFFERSON COUNTY Dolomite ALABAMA Coal Mine Explosion Disaster 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371827524536

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, November 23, 1922 * Jefferson County, Alabama * Dolomite coal mine explosion * Woodward Iron Company The top of the front page has a two column heading: "84 DEAD; 60 HURT, BY AN EXPLOSION IN ALABAMA MINE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margin, a few tiny binding holes along 1st column with minimal text loss, generally nice.

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:30

$33.00
150886

LAMBERT Quitman County MISSISSIPPI (Alligator) Negroes Lynchings 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665037437

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1934 * Lambert, Quitman County, Mississippi Page 6 has a brief article headed: "Two Negroes Lynched" "Hangings Follow Attempt to Attack Woman in Mississippi" (see) First report coverage on the lynchings of Joe Love and Issac Thomas near Lambert, Mississippi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 29, 2017 11:50

$37.00
150867

JACK NICKLAUS Wins 1st BRITISH OPEN Golf Tournament Muirfield 1966 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826878826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 11, 1966 * Jack Nicklaus "The Golden Bear" * British Open golf tournament Page 5 has a one column heading: "Nicklaus Set To Fatten His Golf Earnings" Coverage on Jack Nicklaus winning his very 1st British Open golf tournament at Muirfield, Scotland. Complete in 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2017 15:09

$29.00
150857

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in OK CT NH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826866030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1933 * End of Prohibition in Oklahoma * Connecticut & New Hampshire * Beer - liquor returns The front page has a one column heading: "BEER BY NEARLY 2-1 VOTED IN OKLAHOMA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of Oklahoma, Connecticut and New Hampshire ratifying the repeal of prohibition. 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.... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 14:54

$44.00
150855

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets College Football UPSET 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826864649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 3, 1933 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame upset * NCAA college football The top of the front page of this section has a two column headline: "78,000 SEE NOTRE DAME RALLY IN FOURTH PERIOD TO OVERCOME ARMY, 13-12" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Page 3 of this section has a banner headline: "78,000 Watch Notre Dame Rally in Fourth Period to Overcome Army Eleven" with four more photos and stats. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. This was the third season without Knute Rockne on the sidelines after his death. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition. w... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 14:51

$35.00
150824

LOS ANGELES St. Louis RAMS vs Cleveland Browns NFL Football Title 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826555895

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, December 24, 1951 * Los Angeles Rams vs. Cleveland Browns * NFL football championship title game The sport's page (page 12) has a six column headline: "Rams Capture National Loop Crown Defeating Browns, 24-17" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:09

$45.00
150818

BABE RUTH Retires as a Baseball Player BOSTON BRAVES Yankees 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826143429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 3, 1935 * Babe Ruth retires as baseball player * Boston Braves - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 8) has a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Sings Swan Song Of His Great Baseball Career; Is Dropped From Braves List" Nice to have from a town close to Boston. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2017 15:30

$62.00
150809

STANDARD & Vacuum OIL Company Merger Scony-Vacuum ExxonMobil 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826095744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1930 * Standard & Vacuum Oil merger * Scony-Vacuum Oil Company (ExxonMobil) The front page has one column headings: "STANDARD AGREES WITH VACUUM OIL ON BILLION MERGER" "Deal Sound, Says Counsel" and more. (see) Today this company is ExxonMobil 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, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice conditi... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2017 14:33

$38.00
150808

BATTLE OF THE PHILIPPINE SEA Mariana Islands Pacific World War II 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391663453594

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NEWS, Los Angeles, WAR EXTRA, June 22, 1944 * Battle of the Philippine Sea * Mariana Islands * Pacific War A nice banner headline announces: "BIG U.S.-JAPANESE SEA FIGHT RAGING" and subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Battle of the Philippine Sea near the Mariana Islands. This was the last of five major 'carrier-vs.carrier' engagements with Japan. Complete in 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2017 14:31

$56.00
150806

LEON TROTSKY Marxist Theorist & Red Army Founder ASSASSINATION 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826093682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON POST, August 22, 1940 * Leon Trotsky assassination * Soviet Union Red Army founder * Marxist Theorist Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "TROTSKY DIES AFTER ATTACK" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 14 with photo of Trotsky. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, some light reddish staining (see), light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2017 14:29

$33.00
150805

JACK NICKLAUS Wins the MASTERS Golf Tournament Augusta GA 1965 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391663450697

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1965 * Jack Nicklaus "The Golden Bear" * U.S. Masters golf tournament Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Nicklaus Wins Masters Golf" with photo. (see) The sport's section (page 44) has a banner headline: "Nicklaus Shoots Record-Breaking 271 and Wins Masters by Nine Strokes" with subheads, photos and stats. Lengthy text here. First report coverage on Jack Nicklaus winning the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 72 pages, good condition.

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Ends January 27, 2017 14:27

$67.00
150769

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death Funeral 1881 Cleveland OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825199257

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 27, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? The ftpg. has nearly a half column of heads on the death of President James Garfield: "HE RESTS" "At Last From His Life of Noble Labors" "the Final Funeral Services of the Nation's Dead" "A Quarter of a Million People Turn Out to Render Homage" "Mother, Widow, and Children at the Bier of the Dead" "A Grand, Imposing Funeral Procession Seven Miles in Length" and more (see). Eight pages, a few archival mends inside, generally good.

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:30

$56.00
150768

JESSE JAMES GANG Northfield MN Minnesota Bank RAID Holdup Attempt 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825197270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 8, 1876 * Famous Jesse James gang robbery * Northfield, Minnesota bank The top of the ftpg. has column heads; "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank--The Cashier Murdered and His Assistant Wounded--Two of the Robbers Killed and One Wounded". This is a report of the Northfield Bank Robbery in Minnesota committed by Jesse James and his James-Younger Gang, although this report was too new for them to have known who the robbers were. Near the end: "...the robbers were only 25 minutes ahead of the pursuers & almost sure to be overtaken...many believing them to be the same gang heretofore operating in Missouri and Kansas." Four pages, some wear at the mar... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:29

$82.00
150764

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825190335

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SEMI-WEEKLY STAR, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, Feb. 15, 1898 * Very rare title * Mesa County 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: "GRAND VALLEY'S PRIDE" The Grand Junction Fruit Growers Assoc. Prosperous" "A Big Reservoir" "Magpies Killing Cattle" with additional reports inside. A wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, irregular at the spine margin from disbinding, somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:23

$93.00
150763

SAMUEL ADAMS Massachusetts Governor State Address 1796 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391662683259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 30, 1796 * Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor * 18th century American original The front page has a full column taken up with an Act of the Mass. legislature signed in type by its governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:21

$45.00
150713

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Lengthy Act of Congress Type Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659176048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 27, 1796 * President George Washington * Lengthy Act of Congress Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress concerning duties on carriages, which is signed in type: G. Washington, President of the United States (see). Page 3 has reports from Savannah, Philadelphia, New York, Northampton, Portland, Newburyport, and Boston, the latter having reports on the commencement at Harvard University. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, and in excellent condition with a handsome masthead.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:39

$110.00
150710

BOB DALTON Gang Outlaws Tahlequah Oklahoma Jailhouse FIGHT 1894 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659173086

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 23, 1894 Page 2 has a rather small item: "Outlaws Fight In Jail" noting in part: "A desperate fight occurred here in the jail between Eli Levy, Chulee Star and Bob Dalton, all of whom were under sentence of death..." with a bit more (see). Eight pages, evenly toned, partially loose at the spine, is fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:36

$38.00
150709

AMERICAN RED CROSS BULLETIN World War I Era 1918 Paris France Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371821140431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RED CROSS BULLETIN "Issued by the American Red Cross", Paris, June 8, 1918 An interesting & early little newspaper from during World War I in France. A front page war-related photo. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 13 inches, good condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:34

$28.00
150706

LOUISA MAY ALCOTT Novelist & Poet "Little Women" Book Fame DEATH 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659168204

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1888 * Louisa May Alcott death * American novelist & poet * "Little Women" fame The top of page 5 has column heads: "Louisa M. Alcott Dead" "The Authoress Dies On the Day of Her Father's Funeral" with the text taking close to two-thirds of a column. Eight pages, evenly toned, irregular &partially loose at the spine, some margin tears with a crude repair in the masthead. Somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:31

$38.00
150704

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT Inauguration FDR Inaugural Day of 3rd Term 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371821135439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 20, 1941 * Franklin D. Roosevelt * 3rd FDR inauguration (day of) On this day, history was made with the inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt for a 3rd term. The top of the front page has a four column headline: "ROOSEVELT HAS A TALK WITH WILLKIE AND GIVES HIM LETTER TO CHURCHILL; TO TAKE THIRD-TERM OATH TODAY" with subheads. (see) More related coverage inside. 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, allow... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:28

$38.00
150702

Aviator CHARLES LINDBERGH 1st Air Mail Panama AIRPLANE Flight 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371821132668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, February 5, 1929 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Air mail flight to Panama The front page has a three column heading: "Lindbergh Flies to Havana, Then Starts Off for Belize; Opening New Air Mail Route" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Charles Lindbergh's historic 1st air mail flight to Panama. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a few tiny binding holes, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:24

$39.00
150701

MAX SCHMELING Johnny Risko Fight of the Year Heavyweight Boxing 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659161553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, February 2, 1929 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Heavyweight boxing match * Ring magazine fight of the year (1929) * Madison Square Garden Page 13 has a two column heading: "Max Schmeling Stops Risko; Referee Intercedes in Ninth; Baker Boy Down Four Times" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:23

$33.00
150697

ALBERT EINSTEIN Past & Future in Quantum Mechanics w/ Diagram 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659148784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1931 * Professor Albert Einstein * Quantum Mechanics (past & future) * Energy & velocity of particle Page 3 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN ADVANCES UNCERTAINTY IDEA" with subheads and related diagram. (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 of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:07

$47.00
150687

NEW YORK GIANTS Win NFL Title Green Bay Packers 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659140529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, December 12, 1938 * NFL football championship game w/ photos * New York Giants vs. Green Bay Packers The sport's section (page 18) has a three column heading: "New York Giants Beat Green Bay Packers in Pro Grid Title Game" with lineup. First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the New York Giants and Green Bay Packers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, irregular along the spine, light toning along central fold, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 21, 2017 13:51

$37.00
150679

Very Rare CIVIL WAR General Ulysses S. Grant Siege of Petersburg 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371821036285

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 * Extremely rare military title * General Ulysses S. Grant * The Siege of Petersburg ending * Civil War coming to an end An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsin Volunteers and the 8th Michigan Veteran Volunteers. As the title suggests, its purpose was to report the closing days of the Confederacy as Grant's Army of the Potomac was advancing upon Petersburg and Richmond. The content is simply terrific. The editorial near the top of page 1 begins: "Never has this vetera... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2017 11:55

$5,350.00
150659

JAKE LAMOTTA Infamous Boxing Fight FIXED Mafia Mob "Raging Bull" 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371820330930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1947 * Jake LaMotta vs. Billy Fox * Fixed boxing match - Mafia * 'Raging Bull' fame The sport's section (page 12) has a banner headline: "Fox Knocks Out LaMotta in Fourth Round Before Crowd of 18,340 at Garden" with subheads that include: "NEW YORK VETERAN STOPPED FIRST TIME" and more with a nice three column action photo. (see) First report coverage on the infamous fixed fight influenced by the Mob. 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 high quality newsprint, with a high per... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:48

$67.00
150652

ARARAT (AGRI) REBELLION Kurdish Kurds Guerrillas vs. Turkey Turks 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371820312939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1930 * Ararat Rebellion (Agri) * Kurdish Republic - Kurds * Turkey - Turkish - Turks The front page has a two column heading: "Turks Fight Kurds With Land and Air Forces; Attack Tribesmen on Mt. Ararat on Four Sides" (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 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, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the ... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:21

$40.00
150646

STREETCAR STRIKE RIOT Omaha Nebraska Martial Law National Guard 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391658163522

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1935 * Omaha, Nebraska streetcar strike riot * Martial Law - National Guard The front page has a one column heading: "MILITIA IN OMAHA AFTER FATAL RIOT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition, a little creasing, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Three days of more streetcar strike rioting leads to a man being killed and more than ninety persons, including women and children, were wounded. Governor Robert Leroy Cochran ordered arbitration later in the week; however, new riots were reported by the end of the month. 1,800 National Guardsmen were called in to quell the violence, and martial ... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:00

$33.00
150618

BLEEDING KANSAS Missouri Border Ruffians & Free Staters 1856 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391657430595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 2, 1856 * Bleeding Kansas * Missouri border invasion Page 2 has a one column heading: "The Kansas War" with subhead. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:38

$23.00
150614

Aviator FLOYD BENNETT Pneumonia Death & Charles Lindbergh Flight 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391657427186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, April 25, 1928 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Flight to Quebec, Canada * Floyd Bennett death (1st report) The front page has a three column headline: "Floyd Bennett, North Pole Pilot, IS Pneumonia Victim; Wife and Byrd at Bedside" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, good condition.

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:33

$33.00
150613

VOLCANO WV Wood County West Virginia Ghost Town FIRE DISASTER 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371819627804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW-YORK TIMES, August 5, 1879 * Volcano, West Virginia - ghost town * Fire disaster - total destruction The front page has small one column headings: "A West Virginia Town Burned" "The Village Of Volcano Destroyed By An Incendiary Fire" See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, some margin wear with small tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:29

$33.00
150603

STATEVILLE CORRECTIONAL CENTER Joliet Illinois State Prison RIOT 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371819618948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1931 * Stateville Correctional Center * Illinois State prison riot * Joliet, Will County The front page has a two column headline: "ILLINOIS CONVICTS REBEL, SET FIRE TO MODEL PRISON MILITIA IS NOW IN CONTROL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with photo. 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 into the present. Given the subscription c... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:17

$38.00
150600

JULIAN BYNG 1st Viscount of Vimy Governor General of Canada DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391657397020

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1935 * Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy * 12th Governor General of Canada * British Army officer The front page has a one column heading: "BRITAIN LOSES HERO AS LORD BYNG DIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. 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 & instit... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:02

$44.00
150577

Famous LIBERTY GOLD COIN Coronet $10 Eagle Piece Created MINTED 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656492827

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 19, 1839 * Famous Liberty $10 gold coin * Philadelphia Mint creation The bottom of the front page has a nice any for any coin collector (numismatist): "The Gold Eagle" which notes in part: "This beautiful coin, after a long absence, has reappeared in our country. The mint at Philadelphia is striking them & a quantity has arrived here. It is not only a noble coin, but, in its improved appearance, a fine specimen of art..." with more, and noting at the end: "It is now thirty five years since an eagle has been coined at our mint." This was the famous Liberty, or Coronet $10 gold piece, the first produced since the Turban head design ended in 1804. ... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 13:54

$34.00
150568

SAN FRANCISCO CA West Coast Waterfront Longshoreman's STRIKE 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818774015

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1934 * San Francisco West Coast waterfront strike The front page has a four column headline: "STRIKE PARALYZES SAN FRANCISCO LIFE, BUT UNIONS ALLOW ENTRY OF FOOD AS TROOPS HELP POLICE KEEP ORDER" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside with a few related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:59

$42.00
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SAN FRANCISCO CA West Coast Waterfront Longshoreman's STRIKE 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656464850

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, July 15, 1934 * San Francisco West Coast waterfront strike beginning The top of the front page has a two column headline: "General Strike of 105,000 Men Voted In San Francisco" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:58

$38.00
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1964 DAYTONA 500 Richard Petty's 1st Win NASCAR & Sonny Liston Predict Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656463597

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, February 24, 1964 * NASCAR National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing * 6th Annual Daytona 500 * Richard "The King" Petty winner (1st report) Page 4 has a one column heading: "Daytona Record Is Set by Petty" First report coverage on the 6th Daytona 500 race which was won by Richard Petty, his 1st 500 win. Also on the same page is a interesting three column heading: "Liston Sure of KO Win" He was right about one thing, it was a KO win, but for Cassius Clay. Other news of the day. Complete in 6 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The 1964 Daytona 500 was won by Richard Petty driving a 1964 Plymouth. Petty drove his number 4... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:55

$33.00
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GREAT LAKES STORM "Big Blow" & "Freshwater Fury" Blizzard Cyclone1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818756959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, November 12, 1913 * Great Lakes Storm of 1913 * "Big Blow" - "Freshwater Fury" * Blizzard w/ hurricane strength winds The front page has a one column heading: "WITH DEAD BODIES AND TORN VESSELS SHORES ARE LINED" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:50

$33.00
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ARMY-NAVY GAME College Football Rivalry West Point vs. Annapolis 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818755375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 30, 1941 * The Army-Navy game * College football rivalry * West Point vs. Annapolis The top of the front page of this section has a banner headline: "100,000 SEE NAVY RALLY IN THIRD PERIOD BEAT ARMY, 14-6" with subheads and three related photos. Nice for display. Lengthy coverage continues inside with more photos, headings and stats. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:46

$35.00
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ALBERT EINSTEINS Wins the FRANKLIN MEDAL Award for Physics 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656452200

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1935 * Albert Einstein * Franklin Medal The front page has a one column headline: "EINSTEIN IS SILENT AS HE GETS MEDAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Albert Einstein receiving the Franklin Medal award for physics. 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 high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:35

$33.00
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SS NORMANDIE French Ocean Liner Passenger Ship PRE MAIDEN VOYAGE 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818748647

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 6, 1935 * SS Normandie pre maiden voyage test * French ocean liner passenger ship The top of page 37 has a two column heading: "Normandie, Biggest Ship, Rides Waves Easily; Triumphs in Her First Tests on High Seas" (see) 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 individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:32

$33.00
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Nile KINNICK STADIUM Iowa Hawkeyes College Football 1ST GAME Play 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818738055

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 6, 1929 * Kinnick Stadium debut (Nile Kinnick) * Iowa Hawkeyes NCAA college football The sport's section of this issue is loaded with college football reports from the previous day. Page 4 of this section has small and somewhat discrete headings at the bottom of the page that read: "Iowa On Top, 46-0" and "Has Easy Time With Monmouth as New Stadium is Opened". See photo for brief 1st report coverage on the very 1st game played at Kinnick Stadium which is still used today by the Iowa Hawkeyes college football team. Unfortunate for the small report here, but it is what it is. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in a thick 100+ pa... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:14

$45.00
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Early BOXING Boxer James Sheady KILLED Fight at Fayetteville WV 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818597488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 6, 1886 * James Sheady death * Boxer - boxing The front page has small one column headings: "Brutal Prize Fight" "Near Fayetteville, West Virginia, Which Ends in Murder" See images for text here. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice. Uncommon title.

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Ends January 18, 2017 09:17

$28.00
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Early JESSE & FRANK JAMES Confederate Outlaws Train Robbers 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816039085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, Feb. 2, 1875 * Early Jesse & Frank James gang Page 2 has over half a column taken up with a report headed: "The James Boys" "Sketch of the Parties Who Have Been Captured--Some New Facts & Some More Guesses" being an interesting article on their pursuit and concerning some of their confederates. An early report on the James brothers. The front page has a curious item on creating a non-smoking car on trains, for the protection of women. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:36

$45.00
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JESSE JAMES Assassination re. Ford Brothers & John L. Sullivan Boxing 1883 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816038275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 7, 1883 * Ford Brothers - Charlie * Jesse James assassination * John L. Sullivan boxing The front page has over a full column taken up with considerable round-by-round details of the boxing match between John L. Sullivan and Herbert "Maori" Slade for the heavyweight championship. But the great article is on page 4, headed: "Charlie Ford and the James boys" which is a detailed article on Charlie Ford's first meeting with Jesse James and the details of the plot to kill Jesse for the reward money, and the promise by the governor for protection. "...Ford says he joined the gang solely to gain their confidence, with a view to Jesse's capture, and that he return... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:34

$76.00
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JEFFERSON DAVIS Captured in Woman's Clothes Post Civil War 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391654022422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 24, 1865 * Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes Half of the first column on the front page is taken up with great heads on the parade of returning Civil War soldiers, including: "THE REVIEW", "The Grand Army of the Potomac Marching Through Pennsylvania Ave.", "The Great Military Pageant of the Age", "The Honors To The Brave" and much more (see). Page 5 has: "JEFF DAVIS", "The True Story of Jeff. Davis' Disguise", "He is Captured in His Wife's Morning Wrapper, Hooded & Veiled, with a Pail On His Army", "His Wife Calls Him Her 'Poor Old Mother'", "The Soldiers Make a Search for Booty & Find Jeff.'s Calfskins", "When Discovered He Rails at His Captors in Impotent ... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:29

$44.00
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