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142566

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Beer Baron INCOME TAX Downfall Opens 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582532661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1930 * Al "Scarface" Capone's downfall surfaces * Income tax investigation comes to light * Chicago gangster - mob boss - beer baron Page 2 has a one column heading: "SIFT CAPONE INCOME TO GET BACK TAXES" with subheads. (see) This investigation would be the eventual downfall of the infamous beer baron about a year later. Also mention of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1`st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2016 15:42

$38.00
142547

New York Yankees Star BABE RUTH Wife Fire DEATH Helen Woodford 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582470211

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: QUINCY EVENING TIMES, Massachusetts, Jan. 14, 1929 * Babe Ruth * Death of wife in fire The front page has a two column headline: "Probe Into Death Of Mrs. Babe Ruth" who died in a fire. Complete in 12 pages with binding slits at the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:19

$28.00
142545

BROOKS ROBINSON Baltimore Orioles Baseball Cover PHOTO 1971 Sport's Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413467941

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Oct. 16, 1971 * Brooks Robinson * Baltimore Orioles The full front page color action photo is of: "Brooks Robinson The Model Pro", with inside page reporting. This issue is loaded with sport's news, photos, stats and more. Complete in 72 pages, great condition.

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:16

$28.00
142535

MARCHESE GUGLIELMO MARCONI Marine Radiotelephone Experiments 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582450804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1930 * Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi * Marine radiotelephone experiments * Yacht Elettra laboratory Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Marconi Perfecting Automatic Radiophone; To Install System From Rome to Sardina" (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 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:01

$34.00
142534

BETHANY Oklahoma City County Camel Creek TORNADOES Disaster 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413458466

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1930 * Bethany, Oklahoma County * Camel Creek tornado disaster The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Tornadoes Kill 23, Injure 124; Half of Oklahoma Town Razed" with subhead. (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 56 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 22, 2016 14:00

$34.00
142471

18th Century PHILADELPHIA LAND Ground Lots For Sale 1787 Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391409622801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1787 * Early Philadelphia land sale Page 2 has a lengthy item concerning chartering a bank in Pennsylvania. Page 2 also has much reporting on the: "Proceedings of the General Assembly". The back page has a very lengthy list of: "Lots of Ground, to Be Sold" in Philadelphia between Frankford road and the Delaware River. Four pages, some ink stains to page 2, nice condition.

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Ends April 17, 2016 15:15

$42.00
142465

DEMING NM New Mexico Last Major U.S. Train Robbery Old West Ends 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371578438243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1937 * Last major train robbery in the U.S. * Deming, Luna County, New Mexico * Henry Loftus and Harry Donaldson You might call it the official end of the "Wild West", but in any case the one column heading at the top of the front page announces what is considered the last major train robbery in the country: "'COWBOY' PAIR ROB SOUTHWEST TRAIN; BEATEN BY VICTIMS" with related 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 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cot... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2016 15:06

$39.00
142386

PIERCE THE O'MAHONY OF KERRY Irish Protestant Nationalist DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391408223811

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 1, 1930 * Pierce Charles de Lacy O'Mahony of Kerry death * Irish Protestant nationalist politician & philanthropist Page 19 has a one column heading: "THE O'MAHONY DIES; HEAD OF IRISH CLAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Pierce Charles de Lacy O'Mahony. 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 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 April 15, 2016 15:07

$34.00
142382

EDDIE RICKENBACKER American WWI Fighter Ace Gets MEDAL OF HONOR 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371576526454

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 7, 1930 * Eddie Rickenbacker - American fighter ace * Congressional Medal of Honor recipient * World War I - 94th Fighter Squadron Page 16 has a one column heading: "HOOVER PINS MEDAL ON RICKENBACKER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Eddie Rickenbacker receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor from President Herbert Hoover. 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 & institu... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 15:03

$34.00
142381

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Murder Plot & Stock Market Wall Street Lows 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371576525659

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone murder plot ? * Chicago gangster - beer baron * Wall Street hits a new low * Great Depression era Page 18 has a one column heading: "Plot To Kill Al Capone Uncovered In Chicago" with subhead. (see) Page 19 has a one column heading: "STOCKS AT NEW LOWS IN WAVE IN SELLING" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the stock market hitting a new low near the beginning of the great depression. 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 cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 15:01

$34.00
142380

1st Non-Stop AIRPLANE FLIGHT New York to Panama Canal Zone 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371576525105

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 11, 1930 * Captain Roy W. Ammel * Lockheed Explorer Monoplane "Blue Flash" * 1st flight from New York to Panama Canal Zone The front page has a one column heading: "AMMEL FLIES PLANE TO CANAL IN ONE HOP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Roy W. Ammel's 1st non-stop airplane flight from New York to Panama. Article continues inside with photo of Ammel. 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, libr... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 15:00

$34.00
142379

ALBERT EINSTEIN World Existence - Chicken of the Egg Lecture 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391408220227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1930 * Albert Einstein Berlin lecture * Chicken or the egg dilemma * Cosmogony - World existence Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Einstein tells Radicals World Is a Riddle; Says Science Cannot Tell How It All Began" (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 ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 14:59

$34.00
142374

IYLA REPIN 19th Century Russian Realist Painter Artist DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371576520836

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 30, 1930 * Ilya Repin death (1st report) * Russian realist painter * Art - paintings Page 27 has a one column heading: "ILYA REPIN IS DEAD; RUSSIAN PAINTER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Russian realist painter, Ilya Repin. 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 56 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 co... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 14:52

$34.00
142320

SEWELL'S POINT Naval Attack w/ MAP & Battle of Eltham's Landing 1862 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575691685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1862 * Sewell's Point naval engagement * Norfolk, Virgina map * Battle of Eltham's Landing The front page features a very large map headed: "THE NAVAL OPERATIONS BETWEEN FORTRESS MONROE AND NORFOLK." with a lengthy subhead. The map has much detail of this portion of the coast of Virginia. The rest of the ftpg. is taken up with various column heads on the war including: "A Great Battle at West Point" "Lee Flanked & Driven Back to the Chickahominy" "A Junction Between Gens. McClellan and Franklin" "Sewall's Point Shelled by our Vessels of War" "Feeble Response of the Rebel Batteries" "Appearance of the Merrimac" "Great Panic at Norfolk" and more. Additional war report... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:27

$56.00
142317

Rare DEEP SOUTH BASEBALL New Orleans LA Louisiana Game Box Scores 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407506060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, Dec. 5, 1870 * Post Civil War baseball * Rare Deep South game The front page has: "Base Ball Game of the Mutuals at New Orleans" being a one paragraph summary of a game played at New Orleans between the Mutuals and the "R.E. Lees" which includes the box score. Quite rare for an account of a baseball game in the Deep South, particularly on the front page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:21

$27.00
142314

INTERNATIONAL POLO CUP Victory Meadowbrook Club Old Westbury NY 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575685896

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1930 * International Polo Cup * United States vs. England * Meadowbrook Polo Club * Old Westbury, New York The front page has a one column heading: "UNITED STATES FOUR BEATS BRITISH, 14-9, RETAINING POLO CUP" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 31) has a banner headline: "United States Retains Polo Cup, Defeating British Four, 14 to 9, Befroe 45,000" with play-by-play description and two related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 whit... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:18

$37.00
142313

SIR JOHN FRANKLIN'S Lost Expedition & Christopher Columbus Sail ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407495770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 13, 1930 * Christopher Columbus' New World sailing date ? * Sir John Franklin's lost expedition found ? The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Columbus in America Before 1492, But Via Greenland, Savant" with subhead. (see) Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Franklin Skeletons Found by Burwash; Orderly Graves Show Men Died One by One" (see) 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. Giv... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:17

$34.00
142312

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Irish American Gangster Bootlegger Europe Trip 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575682233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1930 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond's trip to Europe * Irish American gangster - prohibition era * SS Belgenland (1914) ocean liner The top of the front page has a two column heading: "'Legs' Diamond Is Aboard Liner Belgenland Wants to Go to Vichy to 'Take Cure,' He Says" (see) 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 rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-qua... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:13

$34.00
142301

JEWISH VIEW OF JESUS Judaica Jews Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise Lecture 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575664679

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 20, 1871 * Jewish perspective of Jesus - Jews * Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise lecture * Ernest Renan theory unsupported ? The back page contains a fascinating article under the heading: "Religious", titled: "A Jewish View of Jesus", with a preface which includes: "Rabbi Isaac M. Wise delivered the first lecture of the course on the Talmud and the Gospels...in Steinway Hall...His subject was 'Jesus and the Pharisees'..." with a bit more. The text of the presentation offers some cynical & defensive comments concerning Jesus and his role on earth, and near the beginning of the presentation is: "...He was Pharisean doctor, and eminent patriot, a fervent enthusiast, determined ... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 13:56

$74.00
142287

18th Century PHILADELPHIA Government ? & John Wesley 1788 Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407301531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 16, 1788 * Anglican minister John Wesley * Government to be in Philly ? Page 2 has an item from London noting: "Mr. John Wesley preached in the parish church of Bradford on Sunday...to the most numerous and respectable congregation that ever appeared in that place..." with a bit more. Another item notes in part: "Our brethren of the type in Phila. seem to be labouring very hard to persuade Congress that their city is the only place in the United States for the seat of government..." and more (see). The back page has an ad beginning: "Thirty Dollars Reward. Ran away...a Negro Slave called Nathan...". Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 14, 2016 08:16

$48.00
142274

JOE LOUIS Wins Heavyweight BOXING TITLE vs. James Braddock 1937 NYT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404682762

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1937 * Joe Louis wins World Boxing Heavyweight title * James Braddock in defeat (early 1st report) The front page has one column headlines that include: "LOUIS KNOCKS OUT BRADDOCK TO TAKE WORLD RING TITLE" "60,000 Watch Brown Bomber Stop Champion in Fight at Comiskey Park" " Bout Ends In 8th Round" and more. (see) Much more sport's section (page 30) with related photo and round by round description. This was Joe Louis' 1st time as heavyweight champion. 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 th... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 16:17

$88.00
142271

ROBERT BADEN-POWELL Deep Sea Boy Scouts Fellowship Founding 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404679740

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1928 * Deep Sea Scouts founding - Boy Scouts * Robert Baden-Powell - Scout Movement Page 10 has a one column heading: "Deep Sea Boy Scouts Plan Of Baden-Powell" 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. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 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 s... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 16:12

$36.00
142270

TELETYPESETTER Newspaper Publishing Technology 1st First Demonstration 1928 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404679095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 7, 1928 * Teletypesetter 1st demonstration * Newspaper publishing technology * Frank Gannett & Walter Morey The front page has a one column heading: "NEW MACHINE SETS TYPE BY TELEGRAPH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the 1st demonstration of the teletypesetter. 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 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. Gi... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 16:10

$37.00
142267

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW Western Civilization Future Prophecy Lecture 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404671643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 11 only (Sunday edition), December 9, 1928 * George Bernard Shaw lecture * Fabian Society - British socialist organization * "The Future of Western Civilization" The front page of this section 11 only has a nice banner headline: "SHAW PEERS DEEPLY INTO THE FURTURE; As Prophet of Western Civilization, He Sees the Main Struggle Between a Narrow Science and a Broad Culture, With Labor in Control of Government and Big Business in Command of Industry" with nice illustration. Text takes up the rest of the front page here. Nice for disoplay. Other topics throughout. Complete section 11 only with all 24 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, very nice... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 16:01

$37.00
142266

SIR ARTHUR PAGET British Army Commander-in-Chief, Ireland DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404671043

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1928 * Arthur Paget (British Army Officer) death * Commander-in-Chief, Ireland * Curragh Incident fame Page 27 has a one column heading: "GEN. PAGET DEAD; A BRILLIANT SOLDIER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Arthur Paget, British Army Officer, who rose in the rankings to Commander-in-Chief, Ireland. 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 56 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 is... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:59

$36.00
142265

CHARLES A. LINDBERGH Receives Harmon Trophy w/ Orville Wright 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572719388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1928 * Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh * Airplane inventor Orville Wright * Harmon Trophy presentation Page 5 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH SHARES HONOR WITH WRIGHT" with subheads that include: "Inventor Escorts Ocean Flier to Conference Platform to Receive Harmon Trophy" and more. (see) First report coverage on Orville Wright presenting aviator Charles A. Lindbergh with the Harmon Trophy as the annual world's outstanding aviator. 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 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:58

$37.00
142264

Autherine Lucy 1st Black Student Enrolls University of Alabama 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572717892

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY WORKER, New York, NY, February 6, 1956 * University of Alabama breaks the color barrier * Autherine Lucy becomes 1st black student to enroll Page 2 has "Alabama Rioters Won't Scare Negro Co-Ed, Her Attorney Says", which tells of the demonstrations at the University of Alabama as Autherine Lucy prepares to become the first African American to attend classes at the university (see images). With the Montgomery, Alabama rioting and boycott as the backdrop, along with the demonstrations protesting her enrollment at the forefront, Autherine makes it clear she will attend (the following day) while her attorney states: "I assume she will be given adequate police protection." Follow-up coverage... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:56

$60.00
142262

Rehmeyer's HEX HOLLOW MURDER Witchcraft John Blymire Voodooism 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572715855

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1928 * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder (1st report) * York County, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 3 has an article headed: "FEAR OF WITCHCRAFT LEADS TO MURDER" "'Pow-Wow Doctor' and Two Youths Slay Pennsylvania Farmer and Burn Body" "Sought To Break Spell" and more. (see) First report coverage of the actual murder. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, some spine residue from disbinding, generally nice.

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:54

$46.00
142261

LATERAN TREATY Ratification w/ Vatican City & Pope as Independent 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404662777

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1929 * Ratification of the Lateran Treaty * Vatican City becomes it's own state * Benito Mussolini and the Holy See The front page has a one column heading: "POPE BECOMES RULER OF A STATE AGAIN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the creation of the state of the Vatican City which guaranteed full and independent sovereignty. 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, 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... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:47

$37.00
142258

LUIGI CADORNA World War I Army General & Marshal of Italy DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572710403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1928 * Luigi Cadorna death (1st report) * Italian Army General & Marshal of Italy * World War I - WWI fame Page 17 has a one column heading: "CADORNA DIES AT 78; LED ITALY 1915-17" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Italian General and Marshal of Italy, Luigi Cadorna. 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, 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. Giv... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:43

$34.00
142257

MARY WHITE OVINGTON Suffragist & NAACP Leader NEGROES in College 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404659367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE YORK TIMES, December 28, 1928 * Mary White Ovington - American suffragist * NAACP co-founder - civil rights organization * Negroes are capable of learning in colleges Page 12 has a one column heading: "FINDS NEGRO PROVES CAPABLE IN COLLEGE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Mary White Ovington, NAACP leader, proclaiming that Negroes are just as capable of learning in American universities as white students. 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 sub... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:42

$34.00
142256

LUCIEN HOWE Ophthalmology Professor & Blindness Prevention DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572709045

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1928 * Lucien Howe death (1st report) * Ophthalmologist - blindness Page 17 has a one column heading: "LUCIEN HOWE DIES; NOTED EYE EXPERT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lucien Howe, professor of ophthalmology at the University of Buffalo. He spent most of his life on his work in the prevention of blindness. 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 cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions ra... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:41

$34.00
142255

150 YEAR OLD TURTLE Captain James Cook Tonga Exploration FOUND 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572708113

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1923 * re. Captain James Cook's 1773 expedition * Same turtle branded found again 150 years later The top of the front page has a small one column heading within inset: "Turtle Branded by Capt. Cook In 1773 Is Now Found Alive" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, more along the spine, generally good. wikipedia notes: While exploring Tonga in May 1923, Edwin Taylor Pollock discovered a turtle which had been branded by Captain Cook on his expedition there in 1773. The turtle was thus known to have lived more than 150 years.

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:40

$34.00
142222

SHORTWAVE RADIO Beam Wireless Telephone Transmission Experiments 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371571817584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 19, 1928 * Shortwave radio advancements * Beam wireless telephone * Transmission both ways Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Beam Radio receives Code and Speech at Once In Promising Tests of Two-Way Transmission" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 bi... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:48

$37.00
142221

BRANDER MATTHEWS American Writer and Columbia Educator DEATH 1929 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391403780820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1929 * Brander Matthews death (1st report) * American writer and educator * Columbia College fame The front page has a one column heading: "BRANDER MATTHEWS, EDUCATOR, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with photo of Matthews. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning, some spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:46

$36.00
142210

Tennis Star BILLIE JEAN KING Very 1st $100,000/Year Woman Athlete 1971 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391403768546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1971 * Tennis player Billie Jean King * Very 1st Woman athlete to earn $100,000 The sport's section (page 58) has a one column heading: "MRS. KING POSTS EARNINGS RECORD" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Billie Jean King winning a tennis tournament and becoming the very first woman athlete to make $100,000 or more in a single year. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 72 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:30

$43.00
142174

ASTORIA Clatsop County Oregon Downtown Conflagration FIRE Disaster1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402923415

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, December 8, 1922 * Astoria, Oregon fire disaster * Clatsop County The front page has a two column heading: "FIFTEEN MILLIONS LOSS IN BLAZE AT ASTORIA, ORE." with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the Astoria, Oregon downtown fire disaster. Other news of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, some margin wear, mainly along the right side, otherwise good.

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Ends April 08, 2016 16:39

$29.00
142167

Uncommon 1899 EFFINGHAM Illinois "Crossroads of Opportunity" Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402915039

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EFFINGHAM DAILY TRIBUNE, August 22, 1899 * Uncommon title This 4 pages newspaper has news of the day with some advertisements. Minor wear, generally very nice condition.

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Ends April 08, 2016 16:30

$27.00
142164

DELLA SORENSON Nebraska Serial Killer Murderer Poisoner ARRESTED 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371571067580

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, April 20, 1925 * Della Sorenson arrested * Serial killer - poisoner The front page of section 2 (inside) has a one column heading: "MOTHER TELLS OF POISONING 7" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the arrest of serial poisoner, Della Sorenson. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends April 08, 2016 16:25

$39.00
142138

WRIGHT BROTHERS Kill Devil Hills Kitty Hawk Monument & Memorial 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402051030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1929 * Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina * Wright Brothers National Memorial cornerstone * Kitty Hawk monument unveiled Page 18 has a one column heading: "HONOR THE WRIGHTS AT KITTY HAWK SITE" with subheads that include: "Monument Is Unveiled" "Cornerstone Also Laid for the Memorial to Be Built by the Government" and more. Text takes up over two full columns. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 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... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2016 14:27

$38.00
142134

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE George Bugs Moran vs. Al Capone 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371570276961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1929 * The St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone * Gangsters - gangland - underworld The front page has one column headings that include: "5 ARRESTS FOLLOW FINDING OF GANG CAR IN CHICAGO SLAYINGS" "Officers Have Established That Moran's Rivals, Not Detectives, Slew His Henchmen" and more. (see) Original reporting on what is probably the most historic event in American gangster history. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 07, 2016 14:22

$42.00
142132

BOBBI TROUT Woman Aviator Airplane Endurance Flight Record Broken 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402039800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1929 * Evelyn "Bobbi" Trout * Female aviator - aviatrix * Airplane endurance flight record * Los Angeles International Airporrt Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Miss Trout Sets Mark With 17-Hour Flight; Recaptures Record Miss Smith Took From Her" (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 & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the sub... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2016 14:18

$38.00
142124

WHISKEY RING SCANDAL Lobby Liquor Spirits Tax Revenue RAID 1875 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402030965

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 11, 1875 * Whiskey Ring scandal * Tax revenues The top of the front page has: "A Gigantic Ring Exposed" "Secretary Bristow Deals the Whisky Ring a Deadly Blow" with many subheads. See the hyperlink for much on the Whiskey Ring. Note that the great raid by the Treasury Dept. happened on the day previous. The article takes one-third of the ftpg. & carries over to take half of pg. 2. Ten pages, great condition.

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Ends April 07, 2016 14:03

$33.00
142121

USS ST. LO Escort Carrier KAMIKAZE Airplanes Attack 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371570261026

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1944 * USS St. Lo - Casablanca-class escort carrier * Leyte Gulf, Phillipines - Kamikazes attack Page 3 has a somewhat discrete one column heading: "Navy Names 4 Ships Damaged Off Leyte" Although brief, this is the 1st report on the loss of the escort carrier USS St. Lo. She was the first major warship to sink as the result of a kamikaze attack. Reporting on many disasters such as this were kept from the public, sometimes for many months, until the family members of the killed were all notified, giving the reason for this late report. Still a first report. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout with much on World War II. Complete in 38 ... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2016 13:59

$45.00
142051

2nd Second Anglo-Afghan War BEGINS Afghanistan vs. British Empire 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399260186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MACON TELEGRAPH AND MESSENGER, Georgia, November 22, 1878 * Second Anglo-Afghan War begins * Afghanistan vs. British Empire The front page has under Foreign News: "The Afghan War Opened--Gambetter Fights a Safe Duel--The Fish Award Paid" (see) Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, larger size issue measuring 26 x 19 inches, some wear along the spine, generally good.

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:32

$23.00
142048

BATTLE OF JIMENEZ Chihuahua Mexico ESCOBAR REBELLION Defeat 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399258016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1929 * Battle of Jiménez, Chihuahua, Mexico * Escobar Rebellion The front page has a one column heading: "FIGHT IN CHIHUAHUA; MANY DEAD ON FIELD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the battle of Jiménez, Chihuahua in Mexico during the Escobar Rebellion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:27

$34.00
142046

F5 SNEED TORNADO Guion & Swifton Jackson County Arkansas Disaster 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567444041

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1929 * F5 "Sneed Tornado" disaster * Guion & Swifton, Arkansas The front page has a one column heading: "ARKANSAS TORNADO TAKES MANY LIVES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the F5 tornado disaster in Northern Arkansas towns which would later be called the "Sneed Tornado". Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:23

$34.00
142042

Rare SALEM Washington County INDIANA Mexican-American War Era 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567439903

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WASHINGTON REPUBLICAN, Salem, Indiana, Feb. 5, 1847 * Mexican-American War * Washington County A quite early newspaper from Indiana. Inside has various items on the Mexican War including: "The War--Its Causes & Its Prosecution" "Later From the Army" and "Troops at Victoria". Four pages, various foxing throughout, small piece from an upper corner not affecting any text.

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:16

$48.00
142041

JOHN WILKES BOOTH American Actor Tragedian Theater AD 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567439332

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 29, 1862 * John Wilkes Booth theater ad * Civil War original reporting Near the bottom of page 2 is one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. See the photo for the complete ad which notes: "...Last Night of J. WILKES BOOTH, when by particular and special request, he will appear in his great character of RICHARD..." with just a bit more (see). It's always terrific to find reports of notables in history--both famous and infamous--before they would become more widely known to the world. Although there ... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:15

$67.00
142040

Rare NEW ORELANS LA The Crescent City Louisiana ANTEBELLUM 1841 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399251356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY CRESCENT CITY, New Orleans, Sept. 19, 1841 * Rare antebellum title * From the deep South One of our earliest offerings from New Orleans. Among various articles are: "In Event of a War" "Yellow Fever Sketch" and a great wealth of small tidbits. Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, small hole near the center.

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:13

$31.00
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