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138015

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Roosevelt Field Airplane CRASH Land 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391314128951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1929 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * Roosevelt Field (Curtiss), Long Island * Airplane crash landing in mud * Herbert Hoover inauguration (day of) Page 7 has small one column headings: "Earhart Plane Upsets" "Noses Over and Cracks Blade as Woman Flier Lands on Muddy Field" (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 o... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 15:18

$35.00
138014

Great HERBERT HOOVER Presidential Inauguration Inaugural Address 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371481663224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, March 5, 1929 * President Herbert Clark Hoover * Inauguration - inaugural address The front page has a very nice banner headline: "HOOVER INAUGURATED BEFORE THRONG OF 50,000 IN RAIN; PLEDGES EFFORT TO ENFORCE LAWS, AID WORLD PEACE; PARTING WITH COOLIDGE IS CLIMAX OF DAY'S CEREMONY" with many subheads and photo. (see) Much more inside with full page pictorial and text of the inaugural address. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cott... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 15:16

$97.00
138002

PHAR LAP DEATH Australian Thoroughbred Race Horse Racing 1932 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391314114504

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1932 * Phar Lap death (1st report) * Australian racehorse * Poisoned? The front page has a two column heading: "Phar Lap, Great Australian Race Horse, Dies in West After First American Triumph" First report coverage continues on page 14 with nice photo of the famed racehorse with career stats. 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 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 December 06, 2015 15:04

$87.00
138001

SUMMER OLYMPICS Los Angeles CA California OPENING & Bonus Army 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391314111503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1932. * Bonus Army - World War I veterans march * Washington D.C. camps * Los Angeles Olympics open (1st report) The front page has a three column headline: "BONUS STRAGGLERS 'MOPPED UP' BY TROOPS; 36 REDS SEIZED; GRAND JURY INQUIRY ON; HOOVER DENOUNCES ATTEMPT AT MOB RULE" with subheads. Much more inside with full page pictorial. Also on the front is a one column heading: "CURTIS TODAY OPENS THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN COLORFUL SCENE" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section (page 10) with two related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Com... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 14:59

$42.00
138000

FLORENZ ZIEGFELD Show Boat IMPRESARIO Broadway Producer DEATH 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371481652474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1932 * Broadway producer Florenz Ziegfeld death * Impresario - Show Boat The front page has a one column heading: "FLORENZ ZIEGFELD DIES IN HOLLYWOOD AFTER LONG ILLNESS" with subheads that include: "Leading Figure in New York Theater World Succumbs to Attack of Pleurisy" "Began Career in Chicago" and more. (see) First report coverage continues on page 6 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 26 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 14:57

$45.00
137996

MOTHER CABRINI Canonized & Howard Hughes Test Airplane CRASH 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391314105466

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 8, 1946 * Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini * Canonized by Roman Catholic Church * Howard Hughes airplane crash * XF-11 Surveillance aircraft The front page has a two column heading announcing: "Mother Cabrini Canonized; Pope in Homily Urges Peace" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Mother Cabrini becoming the 1st American citizen to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. Lengthy coverage continues inside with two related photos. Also on the front page is a two column heading near the bottom: "Howard Hughes Gravely Injured In Crash on Test of New Plane" (see) Coverage continues on the back page with s few related photos. Always nice to have notable ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 14:51

$46.00
137973

REVENUE ACT OF 1932 Tax Rates Raised Herbert Hoover LAW SIGNING 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391313674541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1932 * Revenue Act of 1932 signed into law * Lead to the 1st Federal gas tax * President Herbert Hoover The front page has a three column headline: "PRESIDENT SIGNS $1,118,500,000 TAX BILL; SEES FINANCES NOW ON A 'SOUND BASIS'; DAWES QUITS THE RECONSTRUCTION BOARD" with subheads. First report coverage on the Revenue Act of 1932 signing by President Herbert Hoover. 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 cotton & linen content, allowing th... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 09:07

$34.00
137968

MILLARD HOTEL FIRE Omaha Nebraska Firemen Firefighters DISASTER 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391313666812

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 10, 1933 * Millard Hotel fire - Omaha, Nebraska * Firemen - firefighters disaster (1st report) Page 23 has one column headings: "7 FIREMEN KILLED IN OMAHA BLAZE" "22 Are Injured in Fighting Flames Which Destroy the Historic Millard Hotel" and more. (see) First report coverage on the Millard Hotel fire in Omaha, Nebraska in which 8 firemen perished. 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 rem... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 09:02

$40.00
137953

HOOVER DAM Boulder Begins Transmitting Electricty LOS ANGELES CA 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391313649069

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1936. * Hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity * Los Angeles lit by Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam) Page 5 has a two column heading: "Los Angeles Illuminated by Boulder Dam; 7,200,000,000 Candle Power Is Released" (see) First report coverage on Hoover beginning to transmit electricity to Los Angeles, California. 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 int... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2015 08:35

$34.00
137897

ROCKETS TO THE MOON Radio Communiation ? and NUREMBERG TRIAL Ends 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391312050803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1946 * Rocketing to the Moon ? * Placing a radio on it * Nuremberg trial ends This 100+ page newspaper has a two column headline on page E7 (inside, near the back): "A Rocket Radio for Earth-Moon Broadcasts Discussed as a Technical Possibility" with smaller subheads. (see) Coverage on a plan to send a rocket to the Moon and land a radio on it without smashing it. Other news of the day throughout shortly after World War II with report on the end of the Nuremberg Trial. Rag edition, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 04, 2015 15:33

$39.00
137894

Golfer BOBBY JONES Upset 19 Yr. Old Johnny Goodman U.S. Amateur 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391312047656

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1929. * Golfer Bobby Jones beaten (notable upset) * Johnny Goodman of Omaha, Nebraska * United States Amateur Championship (1st round) The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BOBBY JONES LOSES TO YOUNG NEBRASKAN IN BIG GOLF UPSET" with subheads. (see) More in the sport's section with banner headline: "Jones Loses to Goodman in Day of Sensational Upsets in U.S. Amateur Golf" & subheads, stats and photos. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2015 15:30

$57.00
137860

Rare TALLAHASSEE FL Florida Capital Pre CIVIL WAR Antebellum 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371480252502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, Sept. 13, 1847 * Rare Southern title * Pre Civil War An early and uncommon title from the capital of the "Sunshine State", from two years after she became a state, and 14 years before the Civil War. Mexican War reports on page 2: "Victory!!" "Latest from Vera Cruz and city Of Mexico. Prospects of Peace". Page 3 has a notice issued by the President concerning the sale of public lands in Florida, signed in type: James K. Polk. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition. Subscriber's name written above the masthead.

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Ends December 04, 2015 08:56

$105.00
137857

Great REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391311731458

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR THE GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 8, 1779 * Great masthead engraving for display * Rare Revolutionary War title The front page has an "Act" and "A Supplement to an Act", passed by the General Assembly of Pennsylvania, each signed in type: John Bayard & John Morris. Page 2 has three letters that appeared in London papers, each discussing in various ways the situation in America. The letters are respectively signed in type: Julian, A Consistant Whig & Thousands. "From the Virginia Gazette" is a lengthy letter criticizing a previous letter that was written by Carter Braxton (a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The letter is signed in type: A Virgin... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2015 08:53

$310.00
137856

Rare 1842 STEAMSHIP Acadia New York Herald Extra BROADSIDE Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371480250476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, EXTRA, May 21, 1842 A broadside "issue, being single sheet & printed on one side only. The front page has at the top: “Arrival Of The Steamship Acadia”, plus an engraving of a steamship “15 Days Later From Europe”, bringing news from China & India, Algiers, Spain & France, and “Miscellaneous Items” as well. Evenly toned, nice condition.

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Ends December 04, 2015 08:52

$53.00
137817

Very RARE & Early FRANKFORT KY Franklin County Co. Kentucky 1826 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391310926386

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMENTATOR, Frankfort, Kentucky, June 24, 1826 * Rare title * Runaway slave advertisements An early and uncommon title from Kentucky containing general news and content, & ads. Page 3 has a reward ad offering $50 in "commonwealth money" for the return of "...a negro man...Ned...". Another similar ad on the back page for a negro man named Gabriel. Four pages, a few small holes in the left margin, archival mends to a few minor margin tears, some foxing.

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Ends December 03, 2015 09:39

$110.00
137813

BABE RUTH & Lou Gehrig New York Yankees Shibe Park HOME RUNS 1930 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391310923079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1930 * Babe Ruth * Lou Gehrig * New York Yankees * Shibe Park home runs * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 26) has a six column headline: "Three Homers Each For Ruth and Gehrig as Yanks Win Twice" with subheads that include: "RUTH HITS 3 MORE AS YANKS WIN TWO" "Now Has 12 Home Runs" "League Record Is Broken" and more. (see) Box scores included as well. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this famous New York City 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... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2015 09:32

$38.00
137770

PAULINE BETZ ADDIE Wins Women's Singles WIMBLEDON Tennis Title 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476176835

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, July 7, 1946 * Pauline Betz Addie * The Championships, Wimbledon * Women's tennis singles title won The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "U.S. TAKES 4 TITLES AT WIMBLEDON; MISS BETZ A VICTOR" with subheads and photo. (see) 1st report coverage on Pauline Betz winning her first and only Wimbledon Women's singles title. Incomplete issue containing the entire sport's section only with all 6 pages. Rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2015 12:02

$23.00
137765

LA SALLE HOTEL Silver Grill Cocktail Lounge FIRE Chicago Illinois 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391307575111

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1946 * La Salle Hotel fire (1st report) * Silver Grill Cocktail Lounge * Chicago, Illinois The front page has two column headings: "58 Die in Chicago Hotel Fire; 200 Hurt by Flames, Smoke" "Panic Sweeps 22-Story LaSalle--Most of Victims Suffocated--Many Jump Into Nets or Are Rescued by Ladders" First report coverage continues on the back page with photo of the aftermath. 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 co... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:56

$42.00
137760

LORD NORTH British Prime Minister of England RESIGNS 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476162158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, October 3, 1782 * Great Britain Prime Minister * Lord Frederick North resigns * Revolutionary War era The entire front page & some of page 2 are taken up with "Interesting Conversation on the late Change of Ministers" from the Houses of Lords. This was when Lord North, bowing to the growing pro-peace sentiment in Parliament, was replaced by Lord Rockingham as Prime Minister of England. The back page reporting includes: "...Having boldly defended the measures, his Lordship again adverted to American independency and reminded the House that he had formerly used some marked expressions on the subject. He had said, the sum of Great Britain was set, when the... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:51

$170.00
137759

Very Rare SITKA ALASKA Panhandle Territory Pre Klondike Gold Rush 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476161616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALASKAN, Sitka, Alaska Territory, July 17, 1886 * Very rare Alaska Territorial issue Rarely are newspapers from Alaska found from before the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897 when interest grew dramatically. This newspaper pre-dates the gold rush by over ten years. This is the volume one, number 37 issue of this title. The format of the newspaper is much like other newspapers of the day, being four pages of small folio size (measures 12 3/4 by 20 1/4 in.). The front page has an interesting article about the Eskimos, titled: "From Kodiak" which begins: "The so-called summer season is rapidly advancing in this central region of Alaska, but winter seems to cling to us with highly disagreeabl... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:50

$465.00
137758

Great 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania w/ Negro Ad 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476161095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia February 1, 1783 * Nice masthead * Rare title The front page is entirely taken up with ads including an: "Eight Dollars Reward" ad for "...a likely Negro Wench..." with details, and a "Ten Dollars Reward" for a runaway "...Negro Man named Adam...". Page 2 has a small bit noting: "From the known principles of the premier, respecting the American contest...from the unhappy loyalists it may naturally be concluded that the colonial war will not yet be terminated." The balance of the issue is taken up with other news of the day and more advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, ornate lettering in the masthead, some water staining near the top, even foxing t... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:49

$120.00
137755

Very Rare & Famous WALLPAPER Vicksburg MS Mississippi 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391307571175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY CITIZEN, Vicksburg, Mississippi, June 20, 1863 Although it is the quite famous July 2/4, 1863 issue of the Citizen which is so famous (and many reprints exist: be careful), few might know that the publisher, J.M. Swords, printed several previous issues on wallpaper as well. Like several other Southern newspapers of the Civil War period its stock of newsprint paper became exhausted and the publisher resorted to the use of wallpaper. On this substitute he printed issues dated June 16, 18, 20, 27, 30, and July 2, 1863. Each was a single sheet, four columns wide, printed on the back of the wallpaper. The genuine issue of July 2/4 had reason to be saved gien its report of the Yankee captu... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:47

$2,250.00
137741

BATTLE OF BILBAO Spanish Civil War Nationalist Army Spain CAPTURE 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476152636

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1937 * Battle of Bilbao ends - Spain * Spanish Civil War * Nationalist Army victory The front page has a two column headline: "BILBAO CAPTURED BY REBEL FORCES; DEFENDERS FLEE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Nationalist Army conquering Bilbao Basques, Spain. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 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-qual... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:31

$34.00
137738

KNUTE ROCKE Notre Dame College Football Coach FUNERAL & BURIAL 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391307558918

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1931 * Knute Rockne funeral & burial * Notre Dame head football coach * re. airplane crash disaster The front page has one column headings that include: "ROCKNE LAID TO REST; THOUSANDS AT GRAVE" "Body of Notre Dame's Famous Coach Buried at South Bend With Simple Ceremonies" and more. (see) First report coverage on Knute Rockne's funeral and burial continues on page 16 with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & stu... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:26

$45.00
137736

UNITED FLIGHT 521 Airplane Disaster Port Deposit MD Maryland 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391307555905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, May 31, 1947 * United Flight 521 disaster * Airplane crash * Port Deposit, Maryland The front page has a nice five column headline announcing: "53 KILLED AS AIRLINER CRASHES AND BURNS IN MARYLAND WOODS; DISASTER HERE LAID TO WIND SHIFT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 26 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 i... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:19

$40.00
137725

Woman Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Marriage Weds George Putnam 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476140426

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 8, 1931. * Amelia Earhart * George Putnam * Marriage The front page has one column headings that include: "AMELIA EARHART WEDS G.P. PUTNAM" "But Atlantic Flier Will Remain 'Miss Earhart' for Business Purposes and Writing" and more with photo of the couple on page 3. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:07

$36.00
137723

Rare NIAGARA FALLS View Print - Charleston SC South Carolina 1751 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391307543843

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1751 * Rare engraving of Niagara Falls * Charleston, South Carolina The prime feature of this issue is the very nice full page plate captioned: "A View of the Fall of Niagara" (see) which is accompanied by an article taking over 2 pages on Niagara Falls (see for portions). There is another full page allegorical plate. There are engravings of several fish and a two-headed snake, and a half page engraving of two "Rice Birds" with a related article on the devastation they cause in South Carolina (see). Among the other articles noted in the table of contents are: "Drunkenness & Gaming" "Account of the Burial of K. Charles I and Oliv... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 10:56

$195.00
137719

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer BOXING Fighting Jews 1790 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476132758

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 2, 1790 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew The back page has: "...Sir Sampson compelled Mr. Mendoza to give bail for his good behavior in future, which he did, himself in a penalty of 200 pounds...Thus the rage for boxing has received a very proper check...to be hoped the magistrates throughout the kingdom will be no less vigilant in their endeavors to suppress this practice, which has for some time operated to the disgrace of society & to the discredit of the country." Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the f... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2015 10:51

$57.00
137632

Rare BABE RUTH Pitches Game New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371474424197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 29, 1930 * Babe Ruth pitches game vs. Red Sox * New York Yankees last game of season * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 24) has a banner headline: "Ruth, Pitching First Time in Ten Years, Beats the Red Sox; Season Closes" with subheads that include: "PITCHING OF RUTH BAFFLES RED SOX" and more with box scores. (see) Interesting Ruth item as he pitched against the team he used to pitch for regularly for a short time. Nice to have in this famous New York City paper. I suspect he pitched this game because it didn't mean much being the last game of the season and they wanted to get a good crowd out for the game. Other news, sports and advertisements of the... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2015 08:04

$67.00
137628

CADIZ Harrison County OHIO Coal Mine Mining EXPLOSION Disaster 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305654232

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1940 * Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio * Nelms coal mine explosion disaster Page 19 has one column headings: "25 TO 27 TRAPPED DEEP IN OHIO MINE" "Rock Falls retard Rescuers Seeking to Reach Men Cut Off by Explosion" (see) First report coverage on the disaster at the Nelms mine of the Ohio-Pennsylvania coal company in Cadiz, Ohio. 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 tha... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2015 07:59

$40.00
137624

EDDIE RICKENBACKER American WWI Fighter Ace Found at Sea ALIVE 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371474417714

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1942 * Eddie Rickenbacker found alive * American World War I airplane fighter ace * Adrift at sea for 24 days The front page has a two column headline: "FIND RICKENBACKER AND 5 MATES SAFE; SIXTH DIED ON RAFT" with subheads that include: "Captain and Two Others Discovered 600 Miles From Samoa" and more with photo of Rickenbacker. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with nice pictorial. First report coverage on the rescue of Captain Eddie Rickenbacker after he was adrift at sea for 24 days. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news of the day with much more on World War II. Complete 1st section only with all 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition th... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2015 07:52

$67.00
137617

Rare NEW HAVEN CT Connecticut Long Island Sound Original 1796 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305645375

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Nov. 2, 1796 * Rare 18th century American title Most of the content is from Europe although page 2 has a report headed: "American Claims In the High Court of Admiralty". The back page has a very nice illustrated bell ad (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very small bit from the blank spine margin, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2015 07:43

$42.00
137615

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371474410971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 28, 1797 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America This newspaper has one of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century making it very nice for display. Among the ftpg. items are: "Peace Negociation" "Bank of England" "Suppression of the Fleet Mutiny" and "Yellow Fever". Pg. 2 has a very lengthy letter: "To John Adams, President of the United States". Other news of the day & a wealth of ads, a few of which are illustrated. Four pages, various foxing throughout, a bit heavier at the folds, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 27, 2015 07:41

$47.00
137605

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route to White House Wash. DC 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305112690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House The front page has much content concerning Abraham Lincoln's journey from his home in Springfield to Washington, D.C. At this point he is heading from New York City to Philadelphia, with heads including: "The Presidential Progress" "Departure of Mr. Lincoln and Party from New York" "The Receptions at Jersey City, Newark, Trenton and Philadelphia" "Immense Turnout of the Jersey Blues" "The Address of Welcome & Mr. Lincoln's Replies" "Great Excitement & Enthusiasm" " What May be Expected from Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural". This text takes almost the entire front page, with subheads including: "The Recept... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:41

$48.00
137594

KONSTANTIN TSIOLKOVSKY Father of ROCKETS Rocketry Pioneer DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473837324

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1935 * Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky death * Father of rockets & Astronautics Page 21 has one column headings: "TSIOLKOVSKI IS DEAD; DESIGNER OF ROCKETS" "Willed All Works on Aviation to Soviet When He Felt His Illness Would Be Fatal" 1st report coverage on the death of this famous scientist who is one of the founding fathers of rocketry. 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 & instit... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:24

$44.00
137592

THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL Groundbreaking Ceremony TOTO the Clown 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305091548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1938 * Jefferson Memorial begins construction (ground breaking) * President Thomas Jefferson honored * Toto the clown death Page 3 has one column headings that include: "ROOSEVELT LAUDS JEFFERSON'S DEEDS", "President, at Start of Memorial, Says Virginian Set Up Nation as a Democracy", "SITE HAILED AT EXERCISES" and more. Also a one column headline on page reads: "JEFFERSON'S MEMORIAL" 1st report coverage on the ground breaking ceremony for the initial beginning of the construction of the Jefferson Memorial. Page 2 has a two column heading: "Toto, Famous Clown, Dies at 50; Fails to Recover From Operation" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:22

$39.00
137588

Very 1st WORLD CUP SOCCER Title Game URUGUAY vs. Argentina 1930 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305088469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 31, 1930 * Very 1st World Cup soccer championship game This issue of the Times reports the final game of the very first World Cup tournament. With soccer being a somewhat unknown sport in the United States at the time, it is exceedingly difficult to find any 1930 reports of the World Cup in American newspapers, coverage lacking in several major city publications. The one column headline on the sports page reads: "Uruguay Annexes Title At Soccer" with subheads: "70,000 Spectators See Argentine Lose Contest for World Honors by 4-2" "Victors Stage Come-Back" "Trailing by 1-2 at End of First Half, They Launch Attack Which Brings Triumph". The text takes three... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:19

$135.00
137584

THOMAS E. DEWEY New York Governor Election WIN 1942 World War II NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305084600

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, November 4, 1942 * Thomas E. Dewey elected New York Governor The front page has a nice banner headline: "DEWEY ELECTED GOVERNOR IN STATE SWEEP" with subheads and a nice photo of Thomas E. Dewey. More on the inside pages. Nice to have in this famous New York title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. 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 November 26, 2015 14:14

$42.00
137571

DON BUDGE & ALICE MARBLE Wins US Open Tennis Championships 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473635080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, September 25, 1938 * Tennis players Don Budge and Alice Marble * US United States Open Tennis Championships The front page of this sport's section only has a banner headline: "BUDGE AND MISS MARBLE CAPTURE U.S. TENNIS FINALS" with subheads and two photos. (see) Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:50

$23.00
137566

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473631067

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Arizona Territory, June 5, 1875 * Very rare title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. A nice assortment of news articles and ads including: "Letter from Col. Hodge" "Mining Summary" Ostrich Mine" "Territorial Prison" "Our First Law Suit" "Telegraphic News" "Minute-Men" "Indian Depredation Claims" "and more. Four pages, terrific condition.

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:43

$175.00
137555

NEW YORK YANKEES Joe DiMaggio Era Wins AL Baseball Pennant Flag 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473612198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1938 * New York Yankees win flag * Joe DiMaggio era * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 23) has a five column headline announcing: "Yanks Clinch Tenth American League Pennant" with subheads that include: "TWO RECORDS MADE AS YANKS WIN FLAG" and more with box scores and photo of Joe McCarthy. Yankees would go on and win the World Series as well. Great to have in this famous NYC title. 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. G... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:21

$39.00
137554

Best LOU GEHRIG Iron Horse New York Yankees 1,000 GAME Streak 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473611822

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, August 19, 1931 * Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees * 1,000 consecutive game milestone * Best title to be had The sport's section (page 26) has a five column headline: "Tigers Triumph Over Yankees in Eleventh, 5 to 4" with subheads that include: "GEHRIG EXTENDS STRING" Plays 1,000th Consecutive American League Contest as Member of New York Club" and more with photo of Gehrig. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC paper. 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 ... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:20

$40.00
137553

Best BABE RUTH HITS 600th HOME RUN New York Yankees Baseball 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473611419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 22, 1931. * 600th Career Home Run * George Herman Babe Ruth * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) The sport's section (page 11) has a four column headline: "Yanks Win, Ruth Driving 600th Homer" with subheads: "Ruth Hits No. 35 As Yanks Win, 11-7" "Circuit Drive That Helps Set Back Browns is 600th of Major League Career" and more with box scores. Also a related report: "Ruth Gives $10 For Ball" "Rewards Boy Who Returns Memento of His 600th Home Run." Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content,... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:19

$130.00
137503

Early & Rare Pre KING KONG Movie Release Mention 1932 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301267431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 11, 1932 * Very early King Kong movie mention Before the movie would premiere in March, 1933, this issue has a early and somewhat inconspicuous mention of King Kong in a little piece on page 7 of the Movie-Drama section (inside) of this newspaper, reading: "With his 'King Kong' now about ready for exhibition, Merian C. Cooper is turning his attention to another adventure theme with the title of 'Killer at Large'...". Other news, sports and advertisements of the era. Complete in a thich 100+ page Sunday edition, 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 rema... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:23

$42.00
137502

INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY Rally Celebration Mahatma Gandhi Bombay 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301266084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1930 * Independence rally in Bombay India * Mahatma Gandhi Page 6 has one column headings: "REDS IN INDIA CLASH WITH NATIONALISTS" "300 Tear Down Latter's Falgs at Huge 'Independence Day' Meeting in Bombay" "ASSAIL GANDHI PROGRAM" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Very nice... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:22

$40.00
137501

GALLANT FOX Triple Crown KENTUCKY DERBY Churchill Downs HORSE Race1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301264183

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1930 * Gallant Fox race horse * Triple crown of horse racing * Kentucky Derby (1st of 3 wins) The sport's section (page 27) has a four column headline: "Turfmen Hail Gallant Fox as Champion" with subheads and photo. (see) 1st report coverage on Gallant Fox winning the Kentucky Derby, 1st leg to his eventual triple crown. 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 individual... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:21

$39.00
137496

HACK WILSON Breaks Baseball RBI Season Record & Earl Averill HR's 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301258076

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1930. * Earl Averill Hits 4 Homers * Hack Wilson Breaks MLB RBI Record The sport's section (page 34) has one column headings that include: "AVERILL'S 4 HOMERS MARK DOUBLE BILL" "Indians' Ace Stars as His Team Beats Senators in 1st, 13-7, Then Loses 2d, 6-4" "WILSON'S HOMERS HELP UPSET GIANTS" "Breaks record In Majors" and more. First report coverage on Hack Wilson breaking the RBI record held by Lou Gehrig at the time, a record still held by Hack Wilson today. Also a one column photo of Hack Wilson. (see) 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 ... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:15

$45.00
137462

JOE DIMAGGIO New York Yankees Enlists U.S. ARMY Baseball Star 1943 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391300348529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1943 * Joe DiMaggio enlists into United States Army * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 28) has a four column headline: "DiMaggio Now Army Private on Coast" with subheads that include: "YANKS OUTFIELDER WAIVES FURLOUGH" "DiMaggio Passes Army Physical, Then Leaves for Reception Center at Monterey" and more. (see) Also a nice three column photo of DiMaggio taking oath. 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... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2015 14:13

$43.00
137456

CAMDEN NJ New Jersey Hollingshead Corporation Paint Factory FIRE 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391300343396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1940 * Camden NJ New Jersey fire * R. M. Hollingshead Co. paint factory The front page has two column headings: "Camden Paint Factory Blows Up; 10 Feared Dead; 205 Hurt in Fire" "Explosions Rock Wide Area, 125 Homes Burn---Loss Put at $2,000,000---State of Emergency Declared, Troops on Guard" Reporting continues on page 19 with related photos. (see) 1st report coverage on the fire in Camden, New Jersey that started at the R. M. Hollingshead Corporation plant. 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, all... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2015 14:05

$46.00
137437

Very Rare KINGMAN Mohave County AZ Arizona Territory 1890 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469060851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOHAVE COUNTY MINER, Kingman, Arizona, April 5, 1890 * Very rare title from the Arizona Territory A very rare and early newspaper from the Arizona Territory, 22 years before it would become a state. Various news of the day with a great deal of fascinating, brief tidbits which provide a glimpse of life in the Old West during the 1890's A wealth of ads as well, some of which are illustrated. The back pg. includes the cattle brands of 8 owners (see). Four pages, some tears at margins, generally in nice condition for a newspaper of this vintage. This may be the very first newspaper we have ever had from territorial Kingman.

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:42

$188.00
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