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FREDERICK GROSS 5 Five Family Members Poisoning Murders Mystery 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371809613699

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 11, 1935 * Frederick Gross family deaths * Poisoning mystery The top of the front page has a one column heading: "5 IN FAMILY KILLED BY A RARE POISON; FATHER IS ACCUSED" with subheads. Lengthy text continues on the back page with photo of Gross. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2017 15:52

$33.00
150232

JIM MOLLISON 1st West-to-East Trans-Atlantic Ocean Solo FLIGHT in 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808649649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 22, 1932 * Jim Mollison * Airplane - aviation * 1st solo Atlantic flight (W to E) The front page has a one column heading: "5,000 HAIL MOLLISON, HERE AFTER SEA HOP; FLIGHT BACK SPEEDED" with subheads. Much more on page 3 with related pictorial. Coverage on the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean from West to East. Maybe not as significant as Lindbergh's flight but still a aviation 1st. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:27

$37.00
150231

HENRY AUGUSTUS LUKEMAN Historical Monuments Sculptor DEATH 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808648701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1935 * Henry Augustus Lukeman death (1st report) * American historical monuments sculptor * World War I - Kit Carson & more The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "LUKEMAN IS DEAD; A NOTED SCULPTOR" with subheads 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 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 & i... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:26

$38.00
150228

SHENANDOAH Schuylkill Co. Pennsylvania COAL MINERS Strike Riot 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646812672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, September 22, 1900 * Shenandoah, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania * Coal miners' strike riot - mob * Mary Harris "Mother" Jones The top of the front page has a two column heading: "MARTIAL LAW PREVAILS" with subheads. (see) Complete in 10 pages, light toning, some margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:20

$34.00
150226

HULL-OTTAWA Quebec Canada Conflagration FIRE Disaster 1900 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808644283

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, April 27, 1900 * 1900 Hull-Ottawa fire disaster * Quebec, Canada The top of the front page has a two column heading: "15,000 REPORTED HOMELESS; NINE LIVES LOST IN FLAMES" with subheads and map. (see) Complete in 12 pages, light toning, some margin wear, more so along spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:17

$34.00
150225

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1728 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646809643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, Aug. 15, 1728 * Rare title A displayable issue with the two masthead engravings, plus the very decorative first letter of the text (see). The ftpg. has brief mention of ships: "...from Philadelphia, with corn..." and another ship from Maryland. The back page has a curious item concerning the death of a man (see). Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, partial red tax stamp on bkpg., nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:16

$48.00
150219

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Tax Evasion Charge Plea Change MAFIA Mob Boss 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808637883

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone tax evasion case * Changes plea to Judge H. Wilkerson Page 12 has a one column heading: "CAPONE BEGS A TRIAL AS COURT BARS DEAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Al Capone changing his mind and pleading not guilty after learning he may get a hefty jail sentence on the tax evasion charge. This case would eventually lead to his demise. 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... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:06

$46.00
150217

BATHYSPHERE William Beebe & Otis Barton Deep-Sea Submersible Dive 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646801340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 12, 1934 * Bathysphere deep-sea submersible * Otis Barton & William Beebe record dive * New York Zoological Society The front page has a one column heading: "DR. BEEBE DESCENDS 2,510 FEET IN OCEAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with 2 related photos. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On August 11, 1934, Beebe and Barton made a descent of 2,510 feet, setting a new world record. Beebe used this dive as an opportunity to test the predictions made by quantum mechanics that different colors of light would behave differently due to their varying wavel... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:01

$37.00
150166

JIM MOLLISON 1st West-to-East Trans-Atlantic Ocean Solo FLIGHT in 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646127490

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Arizona, August 20, 1932 * Jim Mollison makes it * Airplane - aviation * 1st solo Atlantic flight (W to E) The front page has a banner headline: "LONDON FLYER MAKES NEW BRUNSWICK SAFELY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean from West to East. Maybe not as significant as Lindbergh's flight but still a aviation first. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, Light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 05, 2017 15:25

$42.00
150124

FIRESIDE CHAT SPEECH Franklin D. Roosevelt ECONOMIC PROGRESS 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391645251250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1933 * Bank Crisis - New Deal * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR * On Economic Progress * Fireside Chat (1st report) The top of the front page has a six column headline: "ROOSEVELT ANNOUNCES NEW POLICY TO VALUE DOLLAR; TO FIX PRICE OF GOLD AFTER PUTTING UP COMMODITIES; ANSWERS CRITICS OF THE NRA IN RADIO TALK TO NATION" with many subheads and complete text of Roosevelt's address beginning on the front page. Lengthy text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with ... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2017 14:18

$44.00
150123

PAN-AMERICAN CLIPPER Pioneer Honolulu Hawaii Airplane Flight 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371806964644

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1935 * Pan-American clipper Pioneer * Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii flight The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CLIPPER SETS MARK ON HOP TO HAWAII; TRIP MADE EASILY" with subheads. (see) 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 January 04, 2017 14:17

$34.00
150120

THE GREAT BRINK'S ROBBERY (1 Million) Boston Crime of the Century 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391645246864

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, Jan. 18, 1950 * Great Brinks Robbery * 1st report (Boston MA) * Over 2 Million $$$$ The front page has a two column headline: "Bandits Get $1,000,000 in Daring Boston Raid" with the lead-in line: "Pass Up Second Million" (see). This report carries over to page 2, and there is a photo on yet another page as well. (see) The complete issue and the "rag edition" printed on high quality newsprint for institutional use. Very nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2017 14:11

$66.00
150114

KIRBYVILLE TX Jasper County Texas NEGRO Lynching Lynched Hanging 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371806955336

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1934 * Negro lynching hanging - Son Griggs * Kirbyville, Jasper County, Texas The back page has small one column headings: "HANG, SHOOT, DRAG NEGRO" "Texas Mob Lynches Prisoner Arrested With White Woman" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Son Griggs at Kirbyville, Texas. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2017 13:58

$37.00
150053

HAWKS PRAIRIE Lacey Olympia Washington Denn Powder Plant EXPLOSION1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371803883179

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1934 * Hawks Prairie, Lacey, Olympia, Washington * J. A. Denn Powder Company explosion disaster The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "10 Killed By Blasts In Dynamite Plant" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:27

$33.00
150050

FIRESIDE CHAT SPEECH Franklin D. Roosevelt WORKS RELIEF PROGRAM 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391641760442

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1935 * Bank Crisis - New Deal * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR * Works Relief Program * Social Security Act * Fireside Chat (1st report) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "PRESIDENT IN TALK TO NATION PROMISES TO EXPEDITE RELIEF; EMPHASIZES SOCIAL SECURITY" with subheads and complete text of Roosevelt's address on page 2. Lengthy text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 ... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:24

$44.00
150049

ORANGEMEN RIOTS Irish Protestants & Catholics New York City 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371803878880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1870 * Orange Riots ( 1st of two) * New York City * Irish Protestants & Catholics The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "BLOODY RIOT" "The Feud Between the Orangemen and the Catholics Renewed" "Terrible Fight At elm Park" "A Picnic Party of Protestant Irishmen Assailed" and more. (see) First report coverage on the 1st of two Orange Riots in New York City between Irish Protestants "Orangmen" and Irish Catholics. Text takes up 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:23

$27.00
150048

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Beer Baron Tax Evasion Trial ENDS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391641756499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1935 * Dutch Schultz trial ends in a deadlock * Jewish gangster - beer baron - bootlegger The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DEADLOCK OF JURY ENDS SCHULTZ TRIAL; 7 TO 5 AT THE END" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the end of Arthur 'Dutch Schultz' Flegenheimer's trial for income tax evasion that resulted in a jury deadlock. Lengthy text continue inside. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, small piece torn away at bottom left corner (unrelated), otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:22

$33.00
149990

BLACK SUNDAY Dust Bowl Storm Oklahoma & More BLIZZARDS Begins 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371802396948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1935 * Black Sunday begins * Dust Bowl The top of page 31 has a one column heading: "DUST STORM HEADS FOR PACIFIC COAST" with subheads that include: "Only Low Pressure Protects California as Slit Pours on New Mexico, Arizona" "New Clouds In Oklahoma" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 38 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 29, 2016 15:32

$33.00
149950

JIMMY DOOLITTLE Transcontinental Passenger AIRPLANE Record Flight 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391637695052

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1935 * Jimmy Doolittle breaks flight record * Transcontinental transport airplanes The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "DOOLITTLE SPANS U. S. IN 12 HOURS" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Jimmy Doolittle breaking the transcontinental flight record for transport airplanes. 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. Gi... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:40

$33.00
149944

GEORGE BUGS MORAN Chicago Gangster & Al Capone Rival Arrest JAIL 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371801632308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 22, 1930 * George "Bugs" Moran arrested * Al 'Scarface' Capone rival in jail * Chicago gangster - gangland war Page 5 has a one column heading: "'Bugs' Moran Seized As Chicago Vagrant" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:26

$40.00
149911

SANDY KOUFAX Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher Announces RETIREMENT 1966 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634424660

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1966 * Sandy Koufax announces retirement * Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers * MLB baseball Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Koufax, Dodger Pitching Star, Retires Because of Ailing Arm" with subhead and photo. (see) Much more in the sport's section (page 39) with banner headline, a few photos and stats. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 68 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:20

$49.00
149909

German Fighter MAX SCHMELING Heavyweight Boxing Match w/ Photo 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634420492

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1935 * Max Schmeling vs. Steve Hamas * Heavyweight boxing knockout win * Hamburg, Germany The sport's section (page 21) has a banner headline: "Crushing Attack by Schmeling Knocks Out Hamas in Ninth Round at Hamburg" with subheads and photo of Schmeling. (see) This was just over a year prior to his famous victory over Joe Louis. 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 & s... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:17

$33.00
149906

REYNOLDSTOWN Thoroughbred Racehorse win GRAN NATIONAL Horse Race 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371799009985

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1935 * Grand National horse race (steeplechase) * Reynoldstown thoroughbred racehorse The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "250,000 See Reynoldstown, Ridden by Owner's Son, Win the Grand National" with subheads and two photos. (see) First report coverage on 1935 Grand National horse race at Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain ver... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:12

$33.00
149904

EUGENE ZIMMERMAN "ZIM" Horseheads New York NY Cartoonist DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634414898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1935 * Eugene Zimmerman "Zim" death * Swiss-American cartoonist * Horseheads, New York * Teal Park bandstand The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "ZIMMERMAN DEAD; NOTED CARTOONIST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Eugene Zimmerman. 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 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 sub... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:09

$33.00
149900

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT Baldwin v. G.A.F. Seelig, Inc. RULING 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634401284

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1935 * Baldwin v. G.A.F. Seelig, Inc. ruling * United States Supreme Court decision The top of the front page has a two column headline: "U.S. COURT RULES ALBANY VIOLATES INTERSTATE LAW IN CONTROL OF BULK MILK" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with complete court ruling. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers o... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:04

$38.00
149891

ROBERT BADEN-POWELL Boy Scouts Movement Founder DEATH 1941 WWII Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634389160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 9, 1941 * Robert Baden-Powell death * Boy Scouts leader * Scouting movement Page 3 has a one column heading: "Lord Baden-Powell, Scout Leader, Dies" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Boy Scouts pioneer, Robert Baden-Powell. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:49

$37.00
149887

Mob Head FRANK RIO Chicago Outfit Al Capone Gangster Gunman DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371798980219

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1935 * Gangster Frank Rio death * Al Capone - Chicago Outfit member * St. Valentine's Day Massacre gunman ? Page 26 has a small and somewhat inconspicuous report with one column headings: "Capone Aide, Ill, Dies" "Frank Rio, Gang Boss, Succumbs to Heart Attack" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:43

$33.00
149883

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal COURT TRIAL 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634380802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial * 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: "FISH 'CONFESSION' IS READ TO JURORS" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. 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 iss... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:39

$40.00
149877

AUGUSTA, LADY GREGORY Irish Playwright writer & Folklorist DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371798960721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1932 * Augusta, Lady Gregory death * Irish playwright & folklorist * Amelia Earhart's recent solo flight Page 19 has a one column heading: "LADY GREGORY DEAD; IRISH PLAYWRIGHT" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Augusta, Lady Gregory, Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager. 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 wer... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:30

$38.00
149873

BABE RUTH Agrees to Join BOSTON BRAVES Baseball Team in 1935 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634359455

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1935 * Babe Ruth agrees to join Boston Braves The sport's section (page 23) has a banner headline: "Plan to Succeed McKechnie as Manager of Braves in 1936 Disclosed by Ruth" with subheads that include: "RUTH WILL PILOT BRAVES NEXT YEAR" "Salary Fixed At 25,000" and more. (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, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:23

$38.00
149870

BING CROSBY American Singer & Actor Golden Age Radio DEATH 1977 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631654368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NEWS, New York, Oct. 15, 1977 * Bing Crosby death * American singer & actor The bold headline announces: "BING CROSBY DIES AT 73" "Stricken After Golfing in Spain" with a photo of him. The news report is on page 3 with the centerfold having many photos of his life & movies (see). Tabloid-size, complete in 40 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:31

$57.00
149867

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA Anti-British 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631652093

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE, AND UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, March 2, 1767 * Rare Colonial title * American taxation Much of the front page is taken up with a very lengthy letter concerning the theater in America and elsewhere. Page 3 has a letter from London with criticism towards George Grenville with one bit noting: "...they bribed them to be quiet; that the evil ought to be probed to the very bottom & the real causes of our present situation out to be explored...To this G--v--le replied that he having endeavoured to make our Colonies in America contribute to the support of government, they had bribed them to be quiet by a total repeal of that law, and that it was very strange they would not do tha... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:27

$188.00
149863

TRI-STATE GANG Robbers Robert Mais & Walter Legenza CAPTURE 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796931614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1935 * Tri-State Gang - Great Depression era * Robert Mais and Walter Legenza photos The front page has a one column heading: "MAIS GANG TRAPPED; KIDNAP PLANS TOLD" with subheads. (See) Lengthy first report coverage continues on the back page with photos of Walter Legenza and Robert Mais. 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 percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscri... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:21

$33.00
149843

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns in ICELAND 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631345685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1935 * Prohibition ends in Iceland * Beer returns - legal liquor The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Iceland Ends Prohibition; Few Drink Excessively" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2016 07:11

$33.00
149842

HELENE BOUCHER French Aviatrix Pilot Killed Airplane Crash 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631344910

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1934 * Helen Boucher killed * French aviatrix - pilot * Airplane crash accident Page 6 has one column heading: "Famous Aviatrix Killed" "Helene Boucher, French Holder of Speed and Height Marks, Dies" with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2016 07:10

$33.00
149832

SLOT MACHINES Illegal Depression Era Gambling w/ Mayor LaGuardia 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796706331

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1934 * Slot machines seized and destroyed * Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia photo * Depression era illegal gambling The front page has a one column heading: "1,155 SLOT MACHINES SUNK IN SOUND" with subheads that include: "Mayor Smashes Several and Heaves Others From Barge Off Heart Island" and more. (see) Coverage continues inside with nice photo of Mayor La Guardia smashing the slot machines with a sledgehammer. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2016 06:41

$38.00
149829

J. S. FLETCHER English Author Novelist Detective Fiction DEATH 1935 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796704860

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1935 * Joseph Smith Fletcher death * English author - detective fiction The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "J. S. FLETCHER DIES; POPULAR NOVELIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of J. S. Fletcher, English journalist and author who specialized in detective fiction during the "Golden Age". 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 t... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 06:37

$33.00
149803

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War w/ Battle of Rich Mountain WV 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371795265553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, July 13, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Rich Mountain - West Virginia Top of the front page has column heads: "GLORIOUS NEWS!" "Three Battles!" "McClellan Totally Defeats the Rebels!" "Another Victory in Western Virginia!" "Rebels Again Defeated in Missouri!" and more. War reports continue on pgs. 2 & 4. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends December 21, 2016 13:50

$28.00
149767

5 HOME RUNS in 1 Inning 1st Team MLB Baseball History NY Giants 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371792962589

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1939 * New York Giants baseball * 5 home runs HR's in 1 inning * 1st team to achieve in MLB history The sport's section (page 29) has a three column headline: "Giants' Seven Homers Rout Reds" with subheads that include: "ONE MARK BROKEN, TWO TIED BY GIANTS" "Five Homers in Inning Better Major Standard Set in 1894 and Help Stop Reds, 17-3" and more with box scores. (see) First report coverage on the New York Giants becoming the 1st MLB team to hit 5 home runs in 1 inning. Players who contributed to this record were: Harry Danning, Frank Demaree, Burgess Whitehead, Manny Salvo and Joe Moore. Since then, 4 teams have achieved this record as well. Always nice to ha... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2016 14:18

$42.00
149764

LONE PINE EARTHQUAKE Inyo County Owens Valley California 1872 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371792959743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1872 * Lone Pine earthquake * California The front page has small one column headings: "Earthquake In California" "Goods Shaken from Shelves and Walls Cracked--Duration Twenty Seconds" First report on the Lone Pine, California earthquake. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light foxing spots, nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2016 14:13

$32.00
149739

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal in CUSTODY 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791997613

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1934 * Albert Fish gets identified in jail * 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: "FISH TRIES TO HIDE FROM GIRL ACCUSER" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. 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, all... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2016 15:40

$42.00
149737

FRANK NITTI Al Capone Hitman SHOT Chicago Police Gangland War 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391626215241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, December 20, 1932 * Frank Nitti shot by Chicago police * Al Capone henchman - gangsters The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WOUND CAPONE AIDE IN CHICAGO; FIND NAME LIST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the shooting of famous Al Capone hitman, Frank Nitti, by Chicago police. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 17, 2016 15:38

$39.00
149736

GLORIA VANDERBILT Reunites with her Mother for Weekend w/ PHOTO 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791995935

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1934 * "Little Gloria" reunites with mother * Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "VANDERBILT CHILD AND MOTHER SHOP" with subheads and related photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 18 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2016 15:37

$33.00
149688

WHALING FLEET Disaster Bowhead Whales Hunting Arctic Ice Jam 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791086171

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 7, 1871 * Whaling disaster of 1871 * Bowhead whales hunting * Arctic ice jam The front page has a very brief article headed with small heading: "The Whaling Fleet Disaster" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Whaling Disaster of 1871 was an incident off the northern Alaskan coast in which a fleet of 33 American whaling ships were trapped in the Arctic ice in late 1871 and subsequently abandoned. It dealt a serious blow to the American whaling industry, already in decline.

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Ends December 16, 2016 15:19

$27.00
149654

HAROLD UREY Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Deuterium Isotopes 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391624211724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 16, 1934 * Harold Urey - American physical chemist * Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry * Discovery of deuterium - isotopes The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "NOBEL AWARD GOES TO PROFESSOR UREY" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Harold Urey winning the Nobel Prize in chemistry. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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. Giv... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2016 15:33

$33.00
149652

HELEN GILLIS Woman Outlaw & Baby Face Nelson's Widow ARRESTED 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371790343141

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1934 * Woman outlaw Helen Gillis arrested * Baby Face Nelson's widow * Gangster - bank robber The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BABY FACE NELSON'S WIDOW A PRISONER IN BANDIT ROUND-UP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the arrest of Helen Gillis, widow of American bank robber, Baby Face Nelson. Report continues inside with photo of Gillis. 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, al... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2016 15:28

$33.00
149612

Rare LOS ANGELES Southern California Wild Old West 1891 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789444682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES HERALD, Dec. 22, 1891 An early issue of this famous newspaper, filled with both local & national news reports and a great wealth of local advertisements. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:45

$28.00
149606

Early 19th Century War of 1812 Original 1813 Old Boston Massachusetts NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789432546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 1, 1813 The front page has a lengthy letter from the "British Parliament" headed: "War With America". Articles on pg. 2 include: "Magnanimity" "Blockading Squadron Increasing" "East Florida" "President and Congress" concerning these two ships; "News From Newport". Four pages, various wear with tears at the margins, some dirtiness, mild wear at the two folds, an archival mend on the ftpg.

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:37

$28.00
147643

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer - Child Rapist & Cannibal SENTENCED 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737843869

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1935 * Albert Fish sentenced to electric chair * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "FISH IS SENTENCED; ADMITS NEW CRIMES" 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 somewhat famous until after his death. Rare as such. 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, wit... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:18

$67.00
149545

MACROBERTSON AIR RACE London to Melbourne Airplane w/ Mollisons 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620973167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1934 * MacRobertson Trophy Air Race * London to Melbourne airplane event * Melbourne Centenary celebrations * Jim and Amy Mollison photo The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MOLLISONS' LEAD IN RACE IMPERILED BY FAULT OF PLANE" with subheads. (see) More on page 26 with related pictorial. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2016 15:50

$33.00
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