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146508

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Naval Consulting Board Chairman PHOTO 1915 Science Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518423780

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 2, 1915 * Thomas Alva Edison The color cover shows soldiers scaling the side of a mountain. Items within include: "The Exchange of Severely Wounded Prisoners" "The Development of the Army Pistol" The Naval Advisory Board of Inventions" which includes a photo of: Thomas A. Edison, Chairman. More articles concerning the military. Complete in 36 pages and is in nice condition except for a lite library ink stamp at the top of the front page.

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Ends August 27, 2016 07:11

$48.00
146496

Very Rare NAPOLEON BONAPARTE French Occupation of Holland 1811 Dutch Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391517907015

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, January 5, 1811 (No. 5) * Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language. In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empire, hence this newspaper being in two languages. This issue was published during his occupation. All of page3and half of page 4 is a document, signed in type by: Napoleon, concerning the annexing of Holland In all my years of collecting rare newspapers I have only encountered five such issues, one of which r... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:33

$765.00
146485

Rare 1847 MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR MAP General William Worth at Churubusco Mexico


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371695064248

MEXICAN WAR MAP A very unusual item, being a large-size, measuring 20 by 32 1/2 inches, map titled: "Map of Genl. Worth's Operations on the 20th of Aug. 1847" which shows the vicinity form San Antonio (Mexico) to Churubusco including some nice details. The inset in the lower right notes in part: "The two fronts of attack of the bridge head fort were bastioned fronts, proportioned as the books require. The 'Exterior side' of the south front has 75 yds. & the east from 100 yds..." with more (see). The paper upon which this map is printed is of heavier stock than normal and has an archival overlay on the back for added strength & protection. There was a tear which was archivally repaired and is almost unnoticeable. Still quite white and in very nice condition. We once had many of these map... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:13

$225.00
146482

Rare GUNNISON Colorado Old Western Dry Goods Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391517891723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GUNNISON ADVERTISER, Colorado, June, 1882 * Rare Old West title * In-house publication for dry goods This is an interesting "newspaper", actually more an advertising piece: "Published Semi-Occasionally by S. E. Dawson & Co., Dealers in Dry Goods, Millinery, Notions..." as noted at the top of page 2. The content is almost entirely taken up with advertisements for this store. It is noted as "Vol. 1 No. 4" issue, although it was "Established 1880", so it was obviously published semi-occasionally. Four pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, some staining, generally nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:10

$58.00
146445

Large Civil War MAP Tennessee & Georgia - Great for Display 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516950980

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1863 * Large Civil War map Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific front page, as 80% of it is taken up with a huge Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY SITUATION. Map of the present Scene of Active Operations in Eastern Tennessee and Georgia." A wealth of Civil War reporting on pages 2 and 3. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2016 15:34

$84.00
146441

BATTLE OF THE NILE Lord Horatio Nelson defeats Napoleon LETTER 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516947767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Dec. 10, 1798 * Lord Horatio Nelson letter * Battle of the Nile victory * Napoleon Bonaparte A very historic issue as page 2 has the notable letter signed in type by: Horatio Nelson in which he announces his victory over Napoleon Buonaparte & the French army at the Battle of the Nile. It begins: "Almighty God has blessed his Majesty's arms in the battle by a great victory over the fleet of the enemy..." with much more. This is followed by a letter signed: Buonaparte, headed: "Buonaparte's Proclamation" to the Arabs which announces, among other things: "...Every village that shall oppose the French army shall be burned t... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 15:29

$67.00
146424

MARLBOROUGH HOTEL Apartment Minneapolis MN Minnesota FIRE Disaster1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371694117907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4, 1940 * Marlborough Hotel fire disaster * Minneapolis, Minnesota Page 25 has a one column heading: "18 DIE AS FIRE RUINS MINNEAPOLIS HOTEL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the Marlborough apartment hotel fire disaster at Minneapolis, Minnesota. 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 August 25, 2016 15:00

$39.00
146421

CARL LAEMMLE Hollywood Movies Film Producer Pioneer DEATH 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516922728

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, September 25, 1939 * Carl Laemmle death * American film pioneer * Hollywood movie producer * Universal Studios founder The front page has a one column heading: "Carl Laemmle Sr., Pioneer Movie Producer, Dies" with subhead and small photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 25, 2016 14:53

$33.00
146420

KARL DANE Silent Film Era Movie Actor Comedian SUICIDE Death 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516921908

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1934 * Karl Dane suicide death * Danish-American actor comedian * Silent film era Page 30 has a small and somewhat discrete one column heading: "KARL DANE ENDS LIFE" "Actor in 'Big Parade' Film Had Been Idle Two Years" (see) First report on the suicide of Danish comedian and actor Karl Dane. Unfortunately a small, inside page report but it is what it is, a first report. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2016 14:52

$37.00
146417

ERNEST RUTHERFORD "Father of Nuclear Physics" Physicist DEATH 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516918428

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1937 * Ernest Rutherford death * New Zealand physicist * Father of nuclear physics The front page has a one column heading: "LORD RUTHERFORD, PHYSICIST, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with photo. First report coverage on the death of Ernest Rutherford, New Zealand physicist, know as the father of nuclear physics. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & instituti... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 14:45

$42.00
146396

LOUIS MARSHALL Jewish Leader Minorities Advocate MEMORIAL Tribute 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371693783801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 11, 1929 * re. Louis Marshall death * Jewish community leader * Minorities advocate Page 23 has one column headings: "2,500 PAY TRIBUTE TO LOUIS MARSHALL" "Memorial for Jewish Leader is Attended by Delegates of More Than 76 Societies" and more. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost,... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 07:12

$37.00
146386

WILL HICOK LOW American Artist Muralist Painter Writer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371693298364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 28, 1932 * Will Hicok Low death * Artist - muralist - writer Page 15 has a one column heading: "WILL H. LOW DEAD; VERSATILE ARTIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Will Hicok Low, American artist & muralist. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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, librar... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2016 15:29

$33.00
146378

THE STEAM PLOW Joseph Fawkes Agricultural Invention Testing 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516025157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 29, 1859 * Joseph Fawkes & his steam plow Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Successful Trial Of Fawkes's Steam Plow" Text takes up 2 1/3 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 24, 2016 15:08

$28.00
146363

Rare SALEM OREGON w/ Rutherford B. Hayes Election Win in 876 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391515673802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY OREGON STATESMEN, Salem, Dec. 1, 1876 * Election of Rutherford B. Hayes * Rare Old West title Page 2 has a 1 line, 1 column head: "We Are Thankful" & subheads: "Behold How Brightly Breaks The Morning" "The Lord On Our Side" "Rutherford B. Hayes, President" "Our Republican Pyramid". The report is quite graphic with an eagle engraving with shield & a list of the states won by Hayes stacked in the shape of a pyramid. Another column has: "For This Favor We Have Received, the Election of Hayes and Wheeler, Good Lord Make Us Thankful" "We Have Exchanged Our Thanksgiving Turkey for This", after which has an engraving of a rooster. (see) Eight pages, minor margin wear, generally nice... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:15

$58.00
146362

WINFIELD SCOTT United States Army General & Whig Party Can. DEATH 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371692913723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 30, 1866 * General Winfield Scott death The front page has: "Death of Lieut.-Gen. Scott" "Sketch of His Long & Glorious Military Career" "His Political Aspirations, Successes & Defeats" "His Course During the Rebellion--The Organization & Handling of the First Army" "His Last Illness & Death--Personal Reminiscences, &c." The report takes six front page columns & concludes on the back page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:14

$34.00
146354

1865 GETTYSBURG NATIONAL CEMETERY Memorial Monument Cornerstone Laid Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391515664331

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 5, 1865 * Battle of Gettysburg memorial * National Cemetery cornerstone laid Page 5 has: "Gettysburg" "The Celebration Yesterday on the Great Battle Field" "General Howard's Tribute to the Veterans" "Miles O'Reilly's Poem of the Day and Place" "The Ceremonies of Laying the Corner Stone of the Gettysburg Monument". Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, good condition.

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:04

$30.00
146347

NADIA COMANECI Olympics Gymnastics Perfect Scores WINS GOLD MEDAL 1976 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371692902963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1976 * Nadia Comăneci wins overall gold * Romanian gymnast - gymnastics * 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal The bottom of the front page has a photo with small heading: "Olympic Gold Medalist" (see) The sport's section (page 39) has a headline that announces: "Miss Comaneci Takes Title on 4th, 5th Perfect Scores" with photo and more. First report coverage the famous Romanian gymnast winning the overall gold medal. Other news of the day. Complete in 56 pages, never bound, foxing to the central fold on the front page, generally nice.

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Ends August 24, 2016 06:53

$56.00
146208

THOMAS EDISON Inventor Becomes Sick Ill - Prelude to Death ? 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391511256270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Edison becomes ill * Prelude to his death shortly after ? The front page has a one column heading: "THOMAS EDISON ILL; DOCTOR FLIES TO HIM" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with photo. (see) Edison would die about 2 months later. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 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 individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editio... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2016 15:17

$40.00
146170

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Era w/ Battle of Bolivar Heights 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391510337644

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, October 18, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Bolivar Heights - West Virginia This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:53

$28.00
146168

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Battle of Santa Rosa Island Florida 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371686820886

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, October 25, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Santa Rosa Island - Florida This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:51

$28.00
146166

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Era First Battle of Springfield MO 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391510335275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, October 29, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * First Battle of Springfield - Missouri This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:49

$28.00
146163

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Era w/ Battle of Port Royal Sound 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371686816243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, November 12, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Port Royal - South Carolina This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:46

$28.00
146159

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Battle of Camp Allegheny Mountain 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371686812065

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, December 16, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Camp Allegheny This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:41

$28.00
146151

ROBERT STANLEY WEIR O Canada National Anthem Lyrics Fame DEATH 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371686800485

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1926 * Robert Stanley Weir death * O Canada National Anthem lyrics Page 11 has one column headings: "JUDGE R. S. WEIR" "Admiralty Jurist and Prolific Writer--Won Prizes for Poetry and Drama" (see) First report coverage on the the death of Robert Stanley Weir, famous for writing the English lyrics to O Canada. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning, more so along the central fold, otherwise good.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:28

$45.00
146116

BATTLE OF GAZALA Western Desert Campaign WWII Libya 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391507763343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, June 3, 1942 * Battle of Gazala - Libya * Western Desert Campaign * Armored tanks The front page has a five column heading: "LIBYAN BATTLE RAGES ON" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 14, 2016 07:26

$33.00
146112

LEE BIBLE Race Car Driver Land Speed Record Ormond Beach KILLED 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371683275252

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, March 14, 1929 * Race car driver Lee Bible killed * Land speed record attempt * Ormond Beach, Florida Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Season's Racing at Daytona Cancelled, Result of Bible, Cameraman Deaths" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends August 14, 2016 07:16

$33.00
146106

HUNGER MARCHERS The Great Depression Unemployed Washington D.C. 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391507745775

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1932 * Hunger Marchers reach Washington D.C. * Unemployed during the Great Depression The front page has a one column heading: "'HUNGER MARCHERS' ARRIVE AT CAPITAL; POLICE HEM BIVOUAC" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with two related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editio... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:59

$33.00
146105

HENRY KITCHELL WEBSTER Evanston Cook County Illinois Author DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371683264541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1932 * Author Henry Kitchell Webster death * Evanston, Cook County, Illinois The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "HENRY K. WEBSTER, NOTED WRITER, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Henry Kitchell Webster, American author from Evanston, Illinois. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 & sturd... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:58

$33.00
146104

WILLIAM JACOB HOLLAND University of Pittsburgh & Zoologist DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371683263872

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1932 * William Jacob Holland death * Zoologist and paleontologist * University of Pittsburgh chancellor The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "DR. HOLLAND DEAD; FAMOUS SCIENTIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of William Jacob Holland, zoologist, paleontologist and chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh. 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 & i... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:57

$33.00
146103

NOBEL PRIZE Edgar Adrian & Charles Scott Sherrington Winners 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391507743783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1932 * Edgar Adrian & Charles Scott Sherrington * Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "2 BRITISH SCIENTISTS RECEIVE NOBEL PRIZE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Edgar Adrian and Charles Scott Sherrington winning the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals ... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:55

$33.00
146102

Rare DAVENPORT IA Civil War Era Jefferson Davis False Death Rpt. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391507743239

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 6, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * False report on Jefferson Davis' death This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:53

$28.00
146100

Rare DAVENPORT IA Civil War Era w/ First Battle of Lexington MO 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371683260527

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 18, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * First Battle of Lexington - Missouri * Battle of Cheat Mountain This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:49

$28.00
146079

ANTON VAN ROOY Dutch Bass-Baritone Opera Singer DEATH 1932 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391506887858

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 29, 1932 * Anton van Rooy death * Dutch bass-baritone singer Page 19 has a one column heading: "ANTON VAN ROOY, SINGER, DEAD AT 62" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Anton van Rooy, Dutch bass-baritone opera singer. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2016 07:17

$33.00
146076

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371682354235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1929 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Air mail flight to Panama The front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH DELIVERS CANAL MAIL ON TIME" with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on the end of Charles Lindbergh's historic 1st air mail flight to Panama . 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 & institut... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2016 07:11

$42.00
146066

GARI MELCHERS Julius Garibaldi American Artist Naturalism DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391506385291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1932 * Gari Melchers death * American artist Page 21 has a one column heading: "GARI MELCHERS, NOTED ARTIST, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Julius Garibaldi Melchers, American artist who was one of the leading proponents of naturalism. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisement 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 presen... See More  

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Ends August 12, 2016 15:18

$33.00
146061

CLINTON SCOLLARD American Poet & Hamilton College Professor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391506382055

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 20, 1932 * Clinton Scollard death * American poet - poetry * Hamilton College professor Page 29 has a one column heading: "CLINTON SCOLLARD, NOTED POET, DIES" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report his death as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 12, 2016 15:13

$33.00
146024

ELLIOTT DAINGERFIELD North Carolina Artist Painter DEATH 1932 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391506000753

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THEN NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1932 * Elliott Daingerfield death * North Carolina artist - paintings * Westglow, Blowing Rock, Watauga County Page 37 has a one column heading: "E. DAINGERFIELD, ARTIST, DEAD AT 73" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Elliott Daingerfield, one of North Carolina's most prolific artists. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 12, 2016 05:56

$33.00
146022

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND Outdoor Relief Strike Unemployed RIOTS 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371681340185

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1932 * Belfast, Northern Ireland * Outdoor Relief Strike riots * Depression era unemployment The top of the front page has a one column heading: "POLICE OF 6 COUNTIES RUSHED TO BELFAST AS 10,000 IDLE RIOT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Belfast, Ireland unemployment riot. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these ... See More  

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Ends August 12, 2016 05:48

$33.00
145993

COSMIC RAYS High-Energy Radiation Arthur H. Compton's Conclusions 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391502859095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1932 * American physicist Arthur H. Compton findings * Cosmic rays at different altitudes & latitudes The front page has a one column heading: "PICTURES COSMIC RAY BORN 100 MILES UP" with subheads. (see) Very lengthy text continues inside. 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. Nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2016 15:07

$33.00
145992

DUGALD CLERK Two-Stroke Engine Maker & Abraham E. Lefcourt DEATHS 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391502857851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1932 * Dugald Clerk death (1st report) * Two-stroke engine inventor * Abraham E. Lefcourt death (1st report) * Manhattan real estate developer Page 17 has a one column heading: "SIR DUGALD CLERK, INVENTOR, DEAD"" with subheads. (see) Also on the same page is: "A. E. LEFCOURT DIES SUDDENLY AT 55" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report these deaths as other titles in our inventory do not. 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... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2016 15:06

$33.00
145990

BELLE BENNETT Vaudeville Stage & Hollywood Movie Actress DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371677521342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1932 * Actress Belle Bennett death * Vaudeville & Hollywood The top of page 38 has a one column heading: "BELLE BENNETT DIES AT 39 IN HOLLYWOOD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Belle Bennett, stage and film actress from Milaca, Minnesota. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2016 15:04

$33.00
145985

KENNETH GRAHAME British Writer Death & Bill Jurges Shot by Girl 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371677516339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1932 * Kenneth Grahame death * British writer - "The Wind in the Willows" * Billy Jurges shot by girl * Chicago Cubs - MLB baseball player Page 17 has a one column heading: "KENNETH GRAHAME, NOTED WRITER, DIES" with subheads. (see) Page 18 has one column headings: "BILL JURGES WOUNDED BY GIRL HE REJECTED" and "Chicago Cubs Player and Young Woman Are Shot in Struggle for Her Pistol" First report coverage on the shooting of Chicago Cubs' Shortstop William Jurges by his jilted girlfriend. 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 percentag... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2016 14:54

$34.00
145946

1932 ROCKET Mail Airplane Aviator REINHOLD TILING Pre Test Flight OLD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371677205334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 3 only, February 28, 1932 * Reinhold Tiling * German rockets pioneer Page 4 of this section has small one column headings: "German Plans Rocket Test" "Inventor of Mail Plane Will Try It This Spring" (see) Coverage on the upcoming test of the 1st rocket mail plane by Reinhold Tiling. See image for brief text here. Complete section 3 only with 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2016 06:12

$28.00
145918

LUIGI BECALLI 1st Italian to Win Olympics GOLD Medal in Running 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371675467771

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 5, 1932 * Luigi Becalli wins gold medal * 1932 Summer Olympics - Los Angeles * First ever Italian to win gold in running The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BECCALI OF ITALY WINS 1,500 METERS AT OLYMPIC GAMES" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 17) has a banner headline: "Beccali of Italy Closes With Closes With Rush to Capture Olympic 1,500-Meter Run Title" and related photo. (see) First report coverage on Luigi Beccali becoming the first Italian to win an Olympic gold medal in running. Other Olympic news of the day as well. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2016 15:16

$33.00
145917

SECOND NEW DEAL Franklin D. Roosevelt State of the Union Address 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371675467102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1935 * Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR * State of the Union Address * Second New Deal announced The front page has a three column headline: "ROOSEVELT TO MAKE JOBS FOR 3,500,000 NOW ON RELIEF; PUSHES HIS SOCIAL PROGRAM" with many subheads. Much more on pages 2 & 3 with loads of text. 1st report coverage of Franklin D. Roosevelt's state of the union address in which he plans to implement the "Second New Deal". Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2016 15:15

$45.00
145916

WILLIAM BOYD Hollywood Film Hopalong Cassidy Actor CIGARETTES Ad 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391501167674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1932 * William Boyd - Hopalong Cassidy * Hollywood "Golden Age" actor * Lucky Strikes cigarettes ad Page 16 has a 15 x 9 inch advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes, promoted by Hollywood actor William Boyd. (see) News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2016 15:14

$35.00
145915

GEORGE 'BUGS' MORAN Chicago Prohibition Era Gangster ARRESTED 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391501167144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1946. * George 'Bugs' Moran arrested * Chicago Prohibition Gangster Page 21 has a two column heading: "Moran, Chicago 'Dry' Era Gangster, Held In Kentucky on Ohio Armed Hold-Up Charge" See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2016 15:13

$39.00
145910

Rare Unusual MINIATURE Old West Oakland California w/ Supplement 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391501160029

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNY WHISTLE, Oakland, California, January 1, 1889 * Rare title A neat, tiny newspaper with a motto in the masthead: "There is Little Pay But Lots of Fun." This paper is complete in 6 pages and measures just 4 by 5 1/2 inches and is in excellent condition. It has a few news tidbits but is primarily taken up with advertisements. There is also a single sheet "Supplement" which is a photo captioned: "Leisure Hours" showing 2 young boys fishing (see), blank on the reverse. Great condition.

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Ends August 05, 2016 15:00

$37.00
145908

CAMILLE D'ARVILLE Comic Opera Operetta Singer DEATH 1932 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371675455617

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1932 * Camille D'Arville death * Comic opera singer Page 30 has a one column heading: "CAMILLE D'ARVILLE, OPERA STAR, DIES" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2016 14:57

$33.00
145907

SIR RONALD ROSS British Medical Doctor Work on MALARIA Death 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371675454412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 17, 1932 * Sir Ronald Ross death * Malaria - mosquitoes Page 15 has a one column heading: "SIR RONALD ROSS, MALARIA'S FOE, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Ronald Ross, British medical doctor who received the Nobel Prize for Medicine for his work on the transmission of malaria. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2016 14:55

$33.00
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