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AMOS ALONZO STAGG University of Chicago College Football Coach 1932 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498578884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1932 * Amos Alonzo Stagg forced to quit * University of Chicago football coach The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Age Rule Force Stagg to Quit Post at Chicago at End of the College Year" with subheads that include: "Stagg Is Retired As Chicago Coach" "University Invikes Age Rule of 70 to Relieve Him of All Active Duties" "Veteran's 40-Year Tenure Ends--Protesting Action, He May Decline a New Post". Detailed report, plus much about his career as a coach and an athlete. Includes a one column close-up photo of Stagg. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertis... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:00

$44.00
138751

SATCHEL PAIGE Negro Debuts MLB Baseball & John J. Pershing Death 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330252264

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1948 * Satchel Paige 1st MLB baseball win * Cleveland Indians Negro star at 42 years old * John Joseph 'Black Jack' Pershing death The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Pershing of A. E. F. Is Dead; On Service Rolls 62 Years" with subhead and nice photo. (See) Much more on pages 12 & 13, loads of text. The sport's section (page 22) has one column headings: "INDIANS TRIUMPH WITH PAIGE, 8 TO 5" "Top Athletics as Negro Star Scores in Relief..." This was Satchel Paige's very 1st victory in the Major Leagues. (age 42) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:26

$56.00
138741

BABE RUTH Opens Souvenir Shop on Broadway YANKEES 1930 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495861122

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1930 * Babe Ruth opens haberdashery shop * Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic * Hurricane San Zenon The front page has a two column headline: "HURRICANE TOLL NOW 1,200; DOMINICANS BURNING DEAD TO SAVE CITY FROM PLAGUE" with subheads. Page 17 has a one column heading: "BABE RUTH OPENS HIS BROADWAY SHOP" with subheads. (see) I suspect this publication would one of the very few to report this. 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 prese... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:13

$37.00
138734

Very 1ST ROCKET AIRPLANE FLIGHT Fritz Von Opel's Lippisch Ente 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495855135

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1928 * Fritz von Opel - Fritz Stamer * Very 1st rocket powered aircraft flight * Lippisch Ente aircraft Page 29 has one column headings that include: "FLIES WITH ROCKETS AT TERRIFIC SPEED" "German Used Them to Propel Glider in Experiments. Berlin Press Reports" "OPEL MANTAINS SECRECY" and more. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st flight by a rocket powered aircraft. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. wikipedia notes: The Ente (German: duck) was the world’s first rocket-powered full-size aircraft. It was designed by Alexander Lippisch as a sailplane and first flow... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 09:00

$56.00
138716

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391330219802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 24, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad The front page has a report: "Bold Robbery of Adams Express on the Jeffersonville Railroad, Ohio". Report has details of the robbery, stating: "While the train was taking wood and water at Marshfield...a party of robbers seized upon the engine and disconnected the express car...in the direction of Seymour. While in motion, they broke into the express car, disabled the messenger, and threw him out of the car. The engine and the car were found deserted...". There are more details in a second report, with mention that the robbers took less ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 08:25

$53.00
138715

JOE TINKER Chicago Cubs Shortstop & Manager MLB Baseball DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495842247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1948 * Joe Tinker death (1st report) * Chicago Cubs shortstop * MLB Baseball player & manager Page 23 has one column headings: "JOE TINKER IS DEAD; A BASEBALL GREAT" "End Comes to Cubs' Shortstop in Famous Double-Play Trio on His 68th Birthday" with smaller subheads and one column photo of Joe Tinker. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the prima... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 08:23

$39.00
138706

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War & Blackfeet Confederacy 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371494627646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1873 * Captain Jack * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The first column has reports on the Modoc Indian War with: "THE SAVAGES" "Letter of Mr. Mweacham Detailing the Brutal Treachery of Modoc Jack--Latest from the Front" and: "Reported Fighting with the Blackfeet" "The Indian Commission". Page 5 has a detailed baseball report. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:50

$29.00
138692

DANIEL MENDOZA vs. William Ward JEWISH BOXER Jews Judaica BOXING 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391329086321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, London, June 3, 1791 * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing challenge Page 2 has an article: "Boxing" "Ward and Mendoza" which is a report on the planned match between these two boxers, but it was stopped before it happened by the local magistrates. This was also very early in the charging of admission to attend and nice to have mention of this: "...there being no convenient situation near--that is, no enclosed place where the door money could be collected, for that was the grand object--they did not fight." (see). Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deservi... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:31

$59.00
138620

Rare 19th Century 1871 MEDICAL Medicine for Colds Advertisement BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391327620615

MEDICAL BROADSIDE promoting: "Bell's Expectorant - A Safe and Certain Remedy for Coughs, Colds, Hoarseness & Other Affections..." with more detail. At the bottom is space for the seller to print his name & details. The last line notes: "Patented Oct. 10th, 1871" Printed on thin, brown, wrapping paper-type stock, very wide margins, measures 14 1/2 by 20 inches, a few minor archival mends to the blank reverse.

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Ends December 23, 2015 15:01

$149.00
138619

SS MORRO CASTLE Cruise Ship FIRE Disaster off New Jersey Photos 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371493210542

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUERO RECORD, Texas, Sept. 10, 1934 * Liner SS Morro Castle burns The banner headline announces: "CHARGES SHIP WAS FIRED" with two large photos, one headed: "First Photo Of Blazing Moro Castle Where Hundreds Perished". Other related subheads concerning the burning of the ship Morro Castle. (see hyperlink for more) Complete as a 4 page newspaper, small binding holes in the blank spine, nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 23, 2015 15:00

$46.00
138613

Rare NORRISTOWN PA Montgomery County Pennsylvania 19th Century 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371493207436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NORRISTOWN REGISTER, Pennsylvania, November 14, 1883 * Uncommon title * The Buzzard Gang This 4 pages newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many that are illustrated. Complete, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 23, 2015 14:53

$28.00
138606

Best ROCKEFELLER CENTER Complex Construction COMPLETED 1939 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371493203210

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 2, 1939 * Rockefeller Center complex completed * Commercial buildings construction ends * Best title to be had ? The front page has a two column heading: "Rockefeller Center Is Completed As Its Creator Pleads for Peace" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the completion of construction continues inside with related photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issue... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2015 14:44

$39.00
138555

Rare AMESBBURY & SALISBURY MILLS Village Historic District Mass. 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371490964094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VILLAGER, Amesbury & Salisbury Mills, Massachuetts, February 17, 1870 * Uncommon title Published weekly during the textile industry boom. Contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spotting, nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2015 15:08

$28.00
138497

NAVAL STATION NORFOLK Ammunition Explosion Disaster World War II 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371490186099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1943 * Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia * Ammunition Navy base explosion * World War II - WWII Page 19 has one column headings: "EXPLOSION KILLS 24 AT NORFOLK BASE" "250 Injured at Naval Air Station as "Ammunition in Transit" Goes Off" "HANGAR IS DESTROYED" and more with related photo. (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 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 su... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:46

$36.00
138486

Coverting 18th Century JEWS TO CHRISTIANITY Jewish Judaica 1770 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324365119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 13, 1770 * Judaica - Jewish Inside has a poem: "The Monk and Jew. A Tale. From Poems, by Nobody." The poem begins: "To make new Converts truly blest..." and more about the attempted conversion of a Jewish person and the result. Other news from Europe throughout. About 8 1/2 by 11 inches, 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:22

$48.00
138483

JOHN WATTS Indians Native Americans OHIO Wm. Blount Concord NH 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324362314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, Nov. 14, 1792 * Uncommon title * John Watts On page 3 under "Virginia" is news from the "New River" in the territory south of the Ohio stating that the Indians "...with the noted John Watts at their head..." had started a march against the "frontier settlements" but returned to their "towns" because "...Gov. Blount...detached 300 militia men...to meet them; and the Indians...precipitately retreated." Four pages, two small engravings in the masthead, a bit of rubbing, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:18

$48.00
138482

JEAN-PIERRE BLANCHARD Hot Air Balloon PARACHUTE 1793 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391324361604

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, June 27, 1793 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * Early parachute experiment On page 3 under "Philadelphia" is an interesting report about the successful testing of a parachute by Mr. Blanchard, the famous balloonist. It includes: " ...a dog, a cat and a squirrel were carried up with the Parachute by a balloon." It also states that a match was placed "to burn" at a certain height and sever the connection between the two, which it did, "...the belloon then ascended with redoubled velocity, and the parachute descended...in the shape of an umbrella...[and] brought the travellers safely to the ground near Bushhill, from the height of about one mile." Four pages, two smal... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2015 14:17

$70.00
138440

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns DRY No More 1933 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391323617476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1933 * Prohibition comes to an end * Beer returns - liquor Page 5 has one column headings that include: "DRINKING AT BARS TO BE ASKED IN BILL" "100 More Store Permits" 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 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers o... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 15:10

$36.00
138433

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Star Near Death & Photo 1949 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391323613063

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 12, 1948 * Babe Ruth near death * New York Yankees The front page has a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Is Critically Ill; Inquiries Swamp Hospital" with photo showing youngsters gathering outside the hospital with caption: "Getting Latest Report On Their Idol" Ruth would die a few days later. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 & stu... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 15:02

$55.00
138431

MICHAEL ABBATEMARCO "Mike Shots" Brooklyn Gangster Murder 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391323611853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 7, 1928 * Michael "Mike Shots" Abbatemarco * Brooklyn gangster assassination hit * Frankie Yale organization leader The front page has a one column heading: "UALE GANG LEADER SLAIN LIKE HIS CHIEF" with subheads that include: "Abbatemarco Shot Four Times in Quiet Brooklyn Street by Gunman in Auto With Him" and more. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Brooklyn gangster, Michael "Mike Shots" Abbatemarco, during the prohibition era. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition th... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 15:00

$37.00
138429

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees World Series Champions WELCOME 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371489438356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1928 * New York Yankees & Babe Ruth * World Series of baseball champions * Welcome home celebration The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Smith Greets Babe Ruth on Homecoming; Calls Him 'Boss of the Youth of America'" The sport's section (page 20) has a banner headline: "Ruth and Other Yanks Get Royal Welcome on Return From World's Series Triumph" with many subheads. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high perc... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 14:57

$45.00
138428

Best BABE RUTH Death New York Yankees Stadium VIEWING w/ Photos 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371489437761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1948. * Babe Ruth death - Yankee Stadium viewing * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) The front page has a two column headline: "Ruth Lies in State in Stadium; Throngs Continue Into Night" with subhead. (see) Much more on page 20 with related pictorial. Lengthy text here. Ruth died just two days prior. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 &... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 14:56

$88.00
138381

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Spain Spanish Troops to Assist Americans ? 1780 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322871871

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 12, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * Spanish troops to assist ? Page 2 has a brief item from Paris noting: "We know not positively whether the troops which the court of Spain is sending to America are to join those of France in order to reinforce the Americans, or whether they are destined for the Spanish colonies." but otherwise I find no content concerning the Revolutionary War. Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:53

$31.00
138378

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488851350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 16, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "Some Account of the Life & Adventures of the Honourable JOHN BYRON, Vic-Admiral of the Blue, & Commander in Chief of the British Fleet in the West Indies." continued in a future issue. Inside has a letter from New York which includes: "...that four men of war, with heavy artillery, sent for to Savannah by Gen. Prevost were arrived...but the main body of the army were at Stone; that their situation was such as to cut off all communication between Charles-Town and the ocean..." and: "...that Gen. Prevost had been obliged to retreat from before Charlestown bu... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:50

$56.00
138375

President-Elect GEORGE WASHINGTON New York Arrival INAUGURATION 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488846721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, April 16, 1789 * President-elect George Washington * Arrival for inauguration Page 2 under: "Proceedings of Congress" is some nice reporting on the work being done to prepare for the arrival of George Washington to the city of New York for his inauguration, including: "That Mr. Osgood, the proprietor of the house lately occupied by the President of congress, be requested to put the same, & the furniture therein, in proper condition for the residence and use of the President of the United States...at the expence of the United States, to provide for his temporary accommodation...that a committee of three members of the Senate & five from the House of Representa... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:40

$74.00
138373

JOHN ADAMS Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress re. Military & more 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488845491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 23, 1798 The back page has most of a column taken up with two Acts of Congress, headed by a engraving of a heraldic eagle, one to: "enable the President...to Procure Cannon, Arms and Ammunition..." and the other: "To Authorize the President...to procure to be purchased or built, a number of small vessels to be equipped as gallies or otherwise." each signed in type by the President: John Adams, & by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2015 14:38

$57.00
138348

Rehmeyer's HEX HOLLOW MURDER Witchcraft John Blymire Voodooism 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488687850

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 2, 1928 * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder (2nd report) * York County, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 2 has an article headed: "ASK 'WITCH DOCTOR' ABOUT GIRL'S DEATH" "Authorities Seek to Link Confessed Slayer of Farmer With Her Murder" "Black Art Inquiry Likely" and more. (see) Coverage of the actual murder. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with 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 & stur... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:44

$44.00
138345

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488686631

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1928 * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder * York County, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 3 has an article headed: "FARMERS FLEECED THROUGH 'BLACKART'" "'Powwow Doctors' Trade on Belief of Pennsylvanians in Witchcraft" "Woman 'High Priestess" 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 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutio... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:40

$38.00
138344

ROCKETS PLANE TRAVEL German Rocketeer Fritz von Opel Prediction 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322675610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1930 * Rocket plane travel for humans ? * Rockets - rocketry * Fritz von Opel A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Opel Predicts Rocket Flights From Berlin to New York in 3 Hours at 30-Mile Altitude" Coverage on Fritz von Opel''s prediction of faster travel in the future by the use of rockets. A interesting report prior to any successful rocket flights into space. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cott... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:39

$42.00
138343

ALBERT EINSTEIN Receives Keys to the City Visit 1930 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488685798

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1930 * Albert Einstein's visit to America * Receives "keys" to New York City The front page has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN RECEIVES 'KEYS' TO THE CITY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individua... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:38

$37.00
138340

JACK SHARKEY Beats Max Schmeling BOXING TITLE & Nikola Tesla 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322671580

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1932 * Jack Sharkey vs. Max Schmeling * Heavyweight boxing championship fight * Nikola Tesla - father of radio The front page has none column headings that include: "70,000 SEE SHARKEY OUTPOINT SCHMELING TO WIN WORLD TITLE", "Boston Heavyweight Triumphs Over German in 15 Rounds in New Bowl", "OFFICIALS VOTE 2 TO 1" and more (see) Much, much more on pages 28 & 29 with headlines, photos and round by round coverage. Loads of text, too much to photograph here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially here as the fight was at Madison Square Garden. Page 12 has a one column heading: "TESLA, INVENTOR, 75, ATT... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:34

$52.00
138329

JOE DIMAGGIO Camel Cigarettes Ad & New York Yankees WORLD SERIES 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322660744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 1, 1941 * Joe DiMaggio in fullpage cigarette advertisement * New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers * World Series of baseball The back page has a great full page advertisement with Joe DiMaggio promoting Camel cigarettes. One photo shows DiMaggio actually smoking a cigarette with caption: "You Bet I Smoke Camels. Along With All That Swell Flavor, Camels Are Extra Mild" (see) You definitely would never see such an ad with a sport's star today. Also much reporting on the opening day of the 1941 World Series between the Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers at Yankee Stadium. Coverage starts on the front page and continues in the sport''s section. See images for port... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:19

$50.00
138311

BOBBY JONES American Amateur Golfer RETIRES Quits for Film Movies 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322190334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 18, 1930 * Bobby Jones retires from competitive golf * American amateur golfer quits for film The front page has one column heads announcing the retirement of golfing great Bobby Jones: "JONES QUITS GOLF; ACCEPTS FILM OFFER" "Announces Retirement After Signing for Series of Instructional Pictures on the Game" "Work May Net $250,000" "Demands of His Law Business Prompt Him to End Competitive Play, Champion Says" with the text carrying over to page 33 where there is much more coverage and nice photo captioned; "Bobby Jones" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Co... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:39

$62.00
138309

HERBERT HOOVER Wars On Gangsters Gangland AL Scarface CAPONE Era 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488260486

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1930. * President Herbert Hoover * Declares war on gangsters * Al "Scarface" Capone era The front page has a one column heading: "PRESIDENT DEMANDS WAR ON GANGSTERS; PUTS DUTY ON STATES" with subheads. (see) Great depression era when Al "Scarface" Capone was in power. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries &... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:37

$47.00
138300

NEW YORK CITY Nation's Capital Pre George Washington Inauguration 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488253382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Feb. 9, 1789 * 18th century America This was the capital of the federal government at the time, and in less than 3 months George Washington would be inaugurated in the city. Page. 2 has some reports from Congress which mention men being elected to Congress, and also that Charles Pinckney was elected governor of South Carolina. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, minor wear at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:26

$43.00
138297

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488246625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 21, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the front page has column heads: "FRANK JAMES" "The Missouri Bandit Appears in Court at Gallatin" "The Trial Adjourned Until To-Morrow--Mrs. Hite on Hand--Great Interest in the Proceedings" Note that Mrs. Hite was the wife of outlaw & fellow gang member (and cousin), Wood Hite. Great to have this report on te Frank James trial on the front page and in a Missouri newspaper.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:22

$47.00
138290

TELEPHONE INVENTION Inventor Thomas Edison w/ Descriptiom PRINT 1879 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322171648

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 27, 1879 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Telephone invention Inside has an article: "Edison's Latest Telephone" which is very descriptive text on it. Included as well is a nice illustration captioned: "Edison's New Telephone". Various other inventions & scientific improvements of the day in this issue. Sixteen pages, some minor staining, generally nice.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:14

$48.00
138285

Rare JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York LETTER Response 1798 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488237102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Jan. 20, 1798 * Governor John Jay The back page has the "Answer of the Senate of the State of New York to the Speech of...John Jay, Governor..." which is followed by his response, signed in type: John Jay. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:09

$41.00
138211

German FRITZ VON OPEL Rocket Car Automobile Testing WRECK 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391319715471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1928 * Fritz von Opel * Rocket car automobile The front page has one column headings that include: "GERMAN ROCKET CAR IS WRECKED IN TEST" "Opel's "Devil Machine" Attains a Speed of 156 1-3 Miles an Hour on Rails" "Leaps track In Second Run" and more. (see) First report coverage on the German rocketeer, Fritz Von Opel, testing his new rocket automobile. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news 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 rema... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:49

$37.00
138207

CHARLES LINDBERGH Predicts Worldwide Airplane Travel on the RADIO 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371486002459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 9, 1930 * Charles Lindbergh radio broadcast * Predicts Worldwide air travel * Commercial airplane flights over oceans The front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH, ON RADIO, SAYS OCEAN AIR LINES ARE COMING NEXT" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than indiv... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:42

$34.00
138204

Child Actor JACKIE COOGAN Uncle Fester Addams Family SUES MOTHER 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391319711305

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1938 * Jackie Coogan sues his mother * Hollywood child actor star * Uncle Fester - The Addams Family fame * California Child Actor's Bill prelude Page 3 has a one column heading: "MOTHER IS SUED BY JACKIE COOGAN" with subheads. (see) See below for more information on this event. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:36

$34.00
138202

BOBBY JONES Wins British Amateur Title GRAND SLAM of Golf 1930 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371485998803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 1, 1930. * Golfer Bobby Jones * Wins British amateur championship (1st report) * Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland * This was the 2nd win of his famous grand slam The front page of this sport's section only has one column headings: "BOBBY JONES BEATS WETHERED, 7 AND 6; WINS BRITISH TITLE" "Captures Amateur Gold Crown, the Only Major Honor That Has Eluded Him" and more with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other sport's news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 13, 2015 06:34

$56.00
138170

Teen Idol RUDY VALLEE Marries Actress Fay Webb w/ Photo 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391318986032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1931 * Rudy Vallee weds * Fay Webb Page 25 has one column headings that include: "RUDY VALLEE WED TO CALIFORNIA GIRL" "Secret Marriage Monday at West Orange Announced by Broadcasting Company" and more with photo of Webb. (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 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were ... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:13

$34.00
138168

Amateur Golfer BOBBY JONES Wins Very 1st James E. Sullivan Award 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371485348808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1930 * Bobby Jones (golfer) * 1st James E. Sullivan Award winner The sport's section (page 33) has a five column headline: "Jones to Receive Sullivan Memorial Award with subheads that include: "SULLIVAN MEDAL AWARDED TO JONES" "An Overwhelming Choice" and more with a one column photo of Jones. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Give... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:10

$39.00
138166

NEVADA GAMBLING Legalized Reno Gaming & Las Vegas on the Horizon 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371485347622

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1931 * Gambling becomes legal in Nevada (1st report) * Reno NV gaming begins (historic) * Las Vegas would follow Page 3 has one column headings: "'OLD WEST' RETURNS IN NEVADA GAMBLING" "Legalized Gaming Places in Reno Are Thronged From an Early Hour" "DOZENS CATER TO WOMEN" "Mayor Roberts, Survivor of the Old Days, Must Be 'On the Square'" See images for text here. A historic and first report on the legalization of gambling that would lead to the business boom of the famous Las Vegas Strip. I suspect this would be one of the few publications to report this event as other titles in our inventory did not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Comp... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:08

$87.00
138165

MAHATAMA GANDHI Lord Irwin PACT Ratified - SALT MAKING India 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391318983291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1931 * Gandhi-Irwin Pact ratified * Mahatma Gandhi & Lord Irwin * India free to make their own salt The front page has one column headings that include: "GANDHI TRIUMPHANT AT INDIAN CONGRESS; WILL GO TO LONDON" "Truce With Viceroy Ratified, He Will Attend Parley With Party's Full Mandate" and more. (see) First report coverage on the ratification of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact. 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, al... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:07

$39.00
138161

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Post Airplane Flight Welcome HOME 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391318981394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1928 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * Post Atlantic Ocean flight * Airplane "Friendship" The front page has a two column headline: "CITY GREETS MISS EARHART; GIRL FLIER, SHY AND SMILING, SHARES PRAISE WITH MATES" with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on Amelia Earhart's return to America after her famous airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Lengthy text continues on page 2 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. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage ... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:03

$56.00
138159

Early AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Prohibition Era Gangland Gangster War 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371485344124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1928 * Early Al Capone report * Chicago gangster war * Alcohol - beer - prohibition era Page 21 has small one column headings that include: ""Liquor Empire" Revealed "Capone Caused Uale Murder to Aid Huge Alcohol Plan, Police Hold" "Capone To Be Questioned" and more. (see) Reporting on Capone this early are somewhat rare, prior to the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, li... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 09:01

$46.00
138154

PERSECUTION OF JEWS Kristallnacht Aftermath EDUCATION Taking Away 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371485341504

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of Sir Winston Churchill's famous quote: "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it". Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1938 * Post Crystal Night (Kristallnacht) * Persecution of Jews continues * Ousted from having education The front page has a four column headline: "WASHINGTON CALLS ENVOY FROM BERLIN; CHAMBERLAIN PLANS TO ASK ROOSEVELT TO JOIN IN MOVEMENT TO RESCUE JEWS" with subheads that include: "Reich Ousts Jews From Colleges; Forbids Them to Sell Their Stocks" and more. Coverage on the ongoing persecution of Jews shortly after Kristallnacht (night of broken ... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2015 08:56

$66.00
138114

Best JOE DiMAGGIO 1st AL MVP Baseball MLB Award New York Yankees 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391317559967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1939 * Joe DiMaggio wins his 1st MVP award * New York Yankees - Yankee Clipper * MLB baseball - Best title to have in ? The sport's section (page 31) has a six column headline: "DiMaggio Voted Most Valuable Player in American League" with subheads that include: "YANKS' OUTFIELDER WINS ON 280 POINTS" "Foxx Next, Feller Third" and more. (see) Also a very nice action photo of DiMaggio. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a hi... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2015 15:14

$77.00
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