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BERT HINKLER Australian Aviator Airplane Pioneer BODY FOUND Italy 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371731438070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1933 * Bert Hinkler's body recovered * Australian aviator and inventor The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "BODY OF HINKLER IS FOUND IN ITALY" with subheads and photo. (see) Hinkler went missing almost 4 months earlier during a solo flight record attempt. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editi... See More  

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Ends October 08, 2016 15:00

$33.00
147457

ELBE DAY Soviet & American Troops Historic Germany MEETING 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371731430473

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 27, 1945 * United States Army join Russian troops in Germany * Elbe Day - historic meeting - World War II The front page has a terrific banner headline above the masthead: "JUNCTURE" in bold lettering with: "75 MILES SOUTH OF BERLIN with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the historic meeting of American GIs and Soviet forces on the Elbe River at Torgau, Germany. Great for display. Other news of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends October 08, 2016 14:55

$56.00
147349

ST. PETER MN Nicollet Co. Minnesota Insane Asylum FIRE Disaster 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391553613504

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EASTON DAILY EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, November 16, 1880 * St. Peter MN Minnesota * Insane asylum fire disaster Page 3 has an article headed: "A Terrible Disaster" "Burning Of A State Insane Asylum - Loss Of Life And Property" (see) Complete in 4 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends October 07, 2016 04:42

$29.00
147345

THE HUSTLER Paul Newman & Jackie Gleason Earliest Movie Film AD ? 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391553184071

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, September 19, 1961 * "The Hustler" movie debut ad * Paul Newman & Jackie Gleason A small-size newspaper focused entirely on the movie industry, the prime feature being a full back page advertisement for the upcoming movie "The Hustler", starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason. This famous film would make it's debut a week later. Could this be the earliest advertisement for this film in any publication ? Six pages, printed on coated stock paper, nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:23

$27.00
147344

DAG HAMMARSKJOLD Swedish UN Diplomat Airplane Crash DEATH 1961 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391553180975

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 18, 1961 * Dag Hammarskjold killed * United Nations diplomat * Nobel Prize recipient The top of the front page has a banner headline: "Congo Air Crash Claims U.N.'s Dag Hammarskjold" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the airplane crash that killed Swedish diplomat, Dag Hammarskjold. Other news of the day. Complete in 6 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:19

$34.00
147343

1984 RICHARD PETTY 200th Victory Ronald Reagan DAYTONA Photo NASCAR Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391553180467

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 5, 1984 * Richard Petty's 200th win * Firecracker 400 - Daytona * NASCAR The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "President Sees Petty Win 200th" First report coverage continues inside this section with a two column photo of Richard Petty being congratulated by President Ronald Reagan (see photos). This was Richard Petty's 200th career victory, and would also be his last. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 9 sections & 100+ pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:18

$43.00
147342

CHINESE MASSACRE Chinatown Los Angeles CA California MOB 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371729957576

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, October 28, 1871 * Chinese massacre * Chinatown * Brigham Young verdict The front page has a very brief article with small heading: "Plundering The Heathen Chinee" Short coverage on the Chinese massacre of 1871 in Los Angeles, California. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, very minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:17

$28.00
147334

First AIRPLANE TRAVEL Brooklyn Dodgers Bums MLB Baseball Team 1940 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371729952211

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1940 * Brooklyn Dodgers 1st team to fly * MLB baseball airplane travel The sport's section (page 30) has one column headings: "DODGERS TRAVEL TO CHICAGO BY AIR" "Two Planes Transport Entire Squad From St. Louis--Team Home Tomorrow" First report coverage on the first time a MLB baseball team flew by airplane which was the Brooklyn Dodgers. 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 high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:06

$39.00
147278

JUDY GARLAND Wizard of Oz Actress & Singer 1st Mention 1935 New York Times News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371724498730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 16, 1935 * Actress & singer Judy Garland * Wizard of Oz movie fame This is an interesting newspaper for any Judy Garland collector, as this is the very first appearance of her name (as Judy Garland) in the prestigious New York Times. Page 20 has a daily list of "Today On the Radio" and among the hundreds of listings is: "9:30 WEAF--Young Orchestra; Play--The Valiant, With Wallace Beery; Patsy Kelly, Commedienne; Allen Jones, Judy Garland, Songs; Bill Tilden; Sigmund Spaeth" being a very inconspicuous report. This was four years before she would find stardom in "The Wizard of Oz." Other news, sports and and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag editi... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2016 15:49

$60.00
147249

PROHIBITION ENDING Beer & Liquor Returning RULES Regulations 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391546727240

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1933 * Prohibition in New York ending * Rules & regulations explained The top top of the front page has a one column heading: "BEER CONTROL FIXED. MULROONEY AT HEAD; LEGISLATURE ENDS" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 2. Lengthy text. Coverage on ending of prohibition. 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 of these high-qu... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2016 15:20

$34.00
147247

AMELIA EARHART Receives Harmon Trophy for Aviation Airplane Feat 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371723737278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1933 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * Harmon Trophy presentation Page 3 has a small one column heading: "Amelia Earhart Honored" "Receives Award Harmon Trophy for Transatlantic Flight" See image for brief report here. 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, 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 ... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2016 15:18

$33.00
147239

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Battle of Kessler's Cross Lanes 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391546713680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, August 29, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Kessler's Cross Lanes 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 September 29, 2016 15:00

$28.00
147221

Rare 17th Century EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS 1641 Paris FRANCE French Old Periodical


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391546511953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE, Paris, France, February 23, 1641 (date is in the imprint at the bottom of the back page). * Earliest of newspapers to be had This extremely early newspaper is filled with news reports with datelines from throughout Europe, including Naples, Rome, Nuremberg, Frankfort, Amsterdam, Cologne, with the back two pages containing reports from France. There are no advertisements. This was the very first regular newspaper published in France, started in 1631 by Théophraste Renaudot but with influential backing by the powerful Cardinal de Richelieu. All the text is in French with the first letter of "Gazette" very decorative & the first letter of the text highly embellished. Eigh... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2016 09:38

$360.00
147208

CORRINE ROOSEVELT ROBINSON Theodore's Sister Poet Writer DEATH 1933 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391546489815

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1933 * Corrine Roosevelt Robinson death * American poet, writer and lecturer * Younger sister of Theodore Roosevelt The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "CORRINE ROBINSON DIES AT AGE OF 71" with subheads and photo. (see) 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 than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends September 29, 2016 09:08

$34.00
147202

Dalton Gang Confession, Guglielmo Marconi Telegraph - 1899 Historic Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371723493826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, March 29, 1899 * Dalton Gang Member Confesses * Guglielmo Marconi's Telegraph experiments Page 2 has a report: "Telegraphing Without Wires" which reports one of Marconi's early, successful experiments in radio transmission with a message sent across the English Channel (see). Pg. 2 also has; "OUTLAW'S CONFESSION" "May Save Two Innocents Serving Life Sentences For Murder" "An Organized Band of Robbers" "Who, According to the Confession of a Member of the Gang, Have Been Guilty of Many of the Crimes Charged Against the Dalton Boys...". Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, some old tape stain near the spine. Somewhat fragile & must be handled car... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2016 08:55

$48.00
147162

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor & the PHONOGRAPH Invention PRINT 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371720307412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1878 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Phonograph invention The prime content is the nice one-third pg. illustration captioned: "The Phonograph and Its Inventor, Mr. Thomas A. Edison." showing a young Edison with his newly invented & crude looking device which was his phonograph. There is a related article on the same page headed: "Mr. Thomas A. Edison" which includes: "...Every one is acquainted with his telephone, phonograph & other remarkable inventions...Mr. Edison is above the medium height & although he is only 31 years old, his iron gray hair & thoughtful eye show the effects of continued study. He is genial, liberal, and entirely unostentatious. His m... See More  

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Ends September 25, 2016 14:49

$147.00
147156

PROHIBITION ENDING Beer & Liquor Returning SENATE PASSES BILL 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371720291696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1933 * Prohibition ending * Beer returning * Legal liquor The front page has a four column headline: "SENATE VOTES 3.05 BEER AND WINE" with subheads. (see) This led the way for president Roosevelt enacting the beer bill a few days later which legalized the sale of beer and wine. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. More on page 3. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the su... See More  

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Ends September 25, 2016 14:37

$37.00
147152

TROY NY New York Clothing Factory Sewing Girls FIRE Disaster 1896 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371720287961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, February 18, 1896 * Troy, New York * Clothing factory fire * Sewing girls disaster The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "TERRIBLE FIRE IN TROY" "Started In A Building Where 300 Girls Were At Work" and more (see) Twenty pages, light toning, a little margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends September 25, 2016 14:29

$33.00
147139

LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Baseball 2 HR Home Runs w/ PHOTO 1930 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391543061235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1930 * Lou Gehrig "Iron Horse" * New York Yankees - Yanks * Home runs w/ photo The sport's section (page 18) has a five column headline: "Two Homers by Gehrig Help Yankees Rout Athletics" with subheads, photo and box scores. (see) Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends September 24, 2016 14:59

$40.00
147126

Rare CHIEF BENDER World Series Philadelphia Athletics WIN Giants 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371718685069

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, October 11, 1913 * World Series of baseball (game 4) * New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Athletics * Chief Bender wins 2nd game of series The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "BENDER WINS AGAIN" "Macks Increase Lead" "Giants Fight Vigorously" and more with box scores and photo. (see) Coverage continues inside with three related photos. Complete in 20 pages, evenly toned, small label within masthead, minor margin wear, generally nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends September 23, 2016 14:57

$52.00
147105

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever Mining Mines Miners Diggings Discovery 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391541587291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 5, 1848 * California Gold Rush California Gold Rush reports from 1848 are rather rare but we've found some through the years, such as this one. A bottom corner of the front page has: "Gold Mines of California" noting: "These mines are represented as very productive & of immense value...making rapid fortunes by gathering gold..." and a bit more (see). Page 2 has: "Guano Versus Gold" which includes: "...several vessels are up for California...rumors are rife of the forming of companies of young men...for gold-hunting expeditions to this new El Dorado. We advise all persons inoculated with the mania...and see a specimen of Californian gold...accounts o... See More  

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Ends September 23, 2016 07:23

$84.00
147104

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Pre Battle of Buena Vista U.S. Army 1847 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391541586704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 1, 1847 * Pre Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War Page 2 has much good content on the Mexican War with column heads: "Important From the Army" "Victoria Taken by Col. Kinney--Rumors of a Battle at Saltillo--Col. May Attacked & his Rear Guard Taken Prisoners..." "Mexican View of the War" "Gen. Taylor & his Enemies--Payne of Alabama--Corwin's Speech..." "War Movements". Four pages, small piece from the spine does not affect mentioned content, generally nice condition.

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Ends September 23, 2016 07:22

$37.00
147097

LABOR DAY HURRICANE Florida Tropical Cyclone Storm S.S. DIXIE 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391541578720

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1935 * The strongest U.S. hurricane hits the South * The Labor Day Hurricane - tropical cyclone The front page has a three column headline: "HURRICANE TOLL EXCEEDS 200; 164 TAKEN FROM THE DIXIE WHEN GALE HALTS RESCUES" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscript... See More  

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Ends September 23, 2016 07:08

$34.00
147092

RUTH ELDER 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight Attempt 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371718422309

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, October 12, 1927 * Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress * 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman) The front page has a one column heading: "FLORIDA GIRL FLYER IS SEEN OVER ATLANTIC" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 23, 2016 06:54

$33.00
147005

Rare CONFEDERATE Winston North Carolina Civil War Newspaper Gen. Braxton Bragg


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391536708488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 30, 1863 * Rare Confederate Civil War newspaper The ftpg. contains a: "Special Message of Gov. Vance" to the North Carolina General Assembly which begins: "With the flight of time great events have occurred & are now crowding upon us...the invaders of our state have concentrated a large force up on our coast & are again threatening our remaining seaports..." with much more (see photos for small portions). Also on the ftpg; "The Gallant Alabama" which tells of a naval battle involving the steamer Alabama. Also on the ftpg: "Gen. Bragg's Address to the Army at Winchester" which is signed by him: Braxton Bragg, Gen'l Com'dg. Also: "The Surpri... See More  

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Ends September 17, 2016 14:22

$355.00
146907

JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Scarface Capone Hit Man ASSASSINATION 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371711053094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1936 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassination * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "'Machine Gun' McGurn Is Slain in Chicago; Linked to St. Valentine 'Massacre' of 1929" (see) McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. First report coverage here. 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 subsc... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 15:21

$67.00
146905

SIR WILLIAM ROBERTSON 1st Baronet British Army Field Marshal DEATH1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371711050539

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1933 * Sir William Robertson, 1st Baronet death * Chief of the General Staff (United Kingdom) * British Army - Field Marshall The front page has a one column heading: "ROBERTSON DIES, 72; BRITISH WAR LEADER" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. 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 than individuals were the primary subscribers ... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 15:19

$33.00
146904

Reverend Orator THOMAS DE WITT TALMAGE Bible Spiritual Sermon 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371711048820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUBA PATRIOT, December 10, 1885 * Reverend Thomas De Witt Talmage Page 3 has an article headed: "TALMAGE'S SERMON" with subheads. (see) Text takes up almost 3 full columns. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, generally in nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2016 15:17

$28.00
146890

Old West Outlaw SAM BASS Union Pacific Big Springs TRAIN ROBBERY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533750945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1877 * Union Pacific Big Springs robbery * $20 gold pieces ($60,000) train holdup * Old West outlaw - train robber Sam Bass The front page has over a full column taken up with reports of the Big Springs train robbery of the Union Pacific Railroad, with heads including: "Daring Detectives" "How the Western Train Robbers Were Hunted Down" "The Leader Identified in Spite of His Mask" "A Visit to the Camp of the Sleeping Bandits". This was the robbery that helped make famed outlaw Sam Bass infamous (see hyperlink). There is mention of Sam Bass by name, but the focus of the article is the tracking and eventual killed of his outlaw companions Joel Collins and ... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 14:56

$87.00
146889

AL JOLSON The Jazz Singer - Comedian Actor DEATH w/ Photos 1950 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533749174

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 24, 1950 * Al Jolson death (1st report) * "The Jazz Singer" fame * Singer - comedian actor Just below the fold on the front page are one column heads: "AL JOLSON DEAD AFTER KOREA TOUR" "Noted Singer of Stage, Screen Has Heart Attack as he Plays Cards---Was 64" with text which carries over to page 26. It is on page 26 where the bulk of the report is found including a much larger headline: "Al Jolson Dies in San Francisco After Tour of Korea" and two photos of him, on in Black-face (see). Complete in 60 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint primarily for institutional holdings. Great condition.

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Ends September 14, 2016 14:55

$49.00
146883

MAHATMA GANDHI Civil Disobedience Program INDIA & British 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371711025510

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1931 * Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi * Civil Disobedience * The Mahatma The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GANDHI CHIEFS ORDER CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE TO CONTINUE IN INDIA" 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 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 14:46

$40.00
146852

Rare CONFEDERATE Fall of Savannah Georgia W.T. Sherman 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371710747379

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 7, 1865 * Rare Confederate title * Fall of Savannah, Georgia * William T. Sherman An issue from the capital of the Confederacy & quite late in the Civil War. The editorial begins: "General Sherman is trying an experiment on Savannah...This Sherman, it will not be forgotten, is the same who wrote the letter of instructions to his Adj. General on the way in which he was to deal with the inhabitants...'Rebels' own nothing--all they have is forfeited; even their lives; if permitted to live, it is only that they may repent; and that, while repenting, they may be made useful to the cause of the 'Union', otherwise it would be a mercy to them to put them a... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 08:07

$255.00
146848

Mutineer RICHARD PARKER (Sailor) Execution President John Adams 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533472777

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 6, 1797 * Richard Parker execution for mutiny * President John Adams The front page has: "Execution of Parker, the Mutineer", a rather infamous British sailor who was executed for his role as president of the so-called "Floating Republic", a naval mutiny in the Royal Navy (see hyperlink for much more). Also an address to the President from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, with his response signed in type: John Adams. Four pages, loss to a lower corner, some wear at folds, foxing.

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Ends September 14, 2016 08:02

$38.00
146844

GAIL HAMILTON Mary Abigail Dodge Women's Temperance Movement 1885 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533469356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUBA PATRIOT, New York, June 18, 1885 * Gail Hamilton - Mary Abigail Dodge * Women's temperance movement Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Prohibition" "The Women's Temperance Movement as a Factor in Politics" and more. (see) Text takes up 4 full columns. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2016 07:57

$28.00
146843

Best NEW YORK GIANTS Win NFL Pro Football Title vs. Chicago Bears 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533468985

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1956 * NFL football championship game (1st report) * New York Giants vs. Chicago Bears Near the bottom of the front page is a small one column heading: "Giants Crush Bears, 47-7, to Take Title" (see) The sport's section (page 16) has a banner headline: "Giants Crush Bears at Stadium and Take First Pro Football Title Since 1938" with subheads, lineups, stats and related photos. (see) Loads of text here. 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 26 pages, a little light foxing at the central fold, small address stamp in the ... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 07:56

$57.00
146835

Mrs. MINNIE MADDERN FISKE Famous American Stage Actresss DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533463041

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1932 * Minnie Maddern Fiske death * Early American stage actress Page 23 has a one column heading: "MRS. FISKE DIES HERE AS ROLE AWAITS HER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of early American actress Minnie Maddern Fiske. She was widely considered the most important actress on the American stage in the first quarter of the 20th century. 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, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends September 14, 2016 07:44

$38.00
146834

VATICAN RADIO Microwave Link Palace Summer Home GUGLIELMO MARCONI 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371710735247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1933 * Guglielmo Marconi * Vatican Radio The top of page 24 has a one column heading: "MARCONI INITIATES NEW RADIOPHONE" with subheads that include: "The First Ultrashort Wave System Links Vatican and Papal Summer Home" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1933, a permanent microwave link was established between the Vatican Palace and the summer residence of the papacy, Castel Gandolfo.

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Ends September 14, 2016 07:43

$33.00
146803

BATTLE OF HATCHER'S RUN Siege of Petersburg Virginia1865 Civil War MAP Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391525527791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 13, 1865 * Battle of Hatcher's Run, Virginia * General William T. Sherman The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "OPERATIONS ON HATCHER'S RUN". Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN" "The S. Carolina Railroad Destroyed" "Sherman In Possession of It at Several Points" "A Large Column of Sherman's Infantry at Blackville" "Rumored Evacuation of Charleston" "GRANT" "The Battle of Dabney's Mills" "Lee Re=ported Removing His Artillery..." and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2016 14:58

$49.00
146799

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371702828480

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, September 5, 1880 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed just over a year before the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. This is a very early issue, being volume 1, number 47. The top of the front page features a large, illustrated stage coach ad. Most of the balance of the issue is taken up with various ads for Tombstone ... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2016 14:50

$2,200.00
146791

PETER KUDZINOWSKI Serial Child Killer Electric Chair EXECUTION 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391525504002

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 21, 1929 * Peter Kudzinowski execution * Serial child killer - murderer * Electric chair in Trenton, New Jersey The front page has a one column heading: "CHILD SLAYER GOES TO CHAIR" with subhead: "Peter Kudzinowski, Arrested in Detroit, Executed in New Jersey" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends September 04, 2016 14:15

$42.00
146770

Battle of Santiago de Cuba Spain SURRENDERS Spanish-American War 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524750570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 14, 1898 * Battle of Santiago de Cuba * Spanish Navy surrenders * Spanish-American War Beneath the word: "EXTRA ! " is the historic report that: "Santiago Surrenders", one of the major events in the Spanish-American War which would end less than a month later. Four pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:33

$42.00
146768

Early CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Pre 49ers Letter from the Fields 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371702157468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 8, 1848 * California gold rush letter * Early - pre-49ers The front page has over half a column headed: "The Gold Excitement" which has some great content, including: "...what a spectacle that of whole villages being deserted...rushing pell mell...over the mountains, through forests...into the newly discovered mine region!...Many persons have collected in one day, of the finest grade gold, from three to eight hundred dollars..." and more. A great letter from the early days of the California Gold Rush. Four pages, small folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:30

$64.00
146762

Best JAMES K. POLK 11th President of U.S. Washington D.C. DEATH 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524738094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1849 * James K. Polk death * Best title to be had ? All columns on all 4 pgs. are black-bordered for the report which appears on pg. 3 headed: "Death of Ex-President Polk..." (see photos). Pg. 3 also has a letter "From California" concerning the Gold Rush & the success--or lack of it--among many there. Always nice to have a Presidential death report in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, some small tears at margins and some small archival mends, good condition.

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:16

$52.00
146737

RICHARD C. TOLMAN Theory of Relativity Cosmic Rays re. Universe 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371701919075

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 30, 1932 * Richard C. Tolman - mathematical physicist * Theoretical cosmology - general relativity * Cosmic rays - universe evolution The top of the front page has a one column heading: "UNDYING UNIVERSE VISIONED BY TOLMAN IN RELATIVITY IDEA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. 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 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 i... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 07:16

$33.00
146734

HENRY ERYING Honor in Chemistry CLIFTON HOTEL Niagara Falls FIRE 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371701916275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1933 * Henry Erying - American theoretical chemist * Clifton Hotel fire - Niagara Falls - Canada The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NATION'S SCIENTISTS HONOR ERYING AT 32 FOR ATOMIC STUDIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on the back page. Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Clifton Hotel Burns at Niagara Falls; Sheltered Kings as Well as Honeymooners" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 03, 2016 07:10

$33.00
146731

ANTONIO SCOTTI Italian Baritone Ends Career at Metropolitan Opera 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524441239

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1933 * Antonio Scotti very last performance * Italian baritone from Naples, Italy * Ends career at Metropolitan Opera "The Met" The front page has a one column heading: "SCOTTI ENDS CAREER IN A GREAT TRIUMPH" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. 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 ... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 07:06

$34.00
146724

JOHN ELLWOOD BUNDY American Impressionist Artist Painter DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371701907972

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1933 * John Ellwood Bundy death (1st report) * American Impressionist painter - artist * Known as "Dean" of the Richmond Group Page 15 has a one column heading: "J. E. Bundy, 79, Dies; Well-Known Painter" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 & instituti... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 06:50

$33.00
146692

BABE RUTH Quits Hot Dogs ? & Actress Dorothy Burgess Fatal Wreck 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391522872263

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1932 * Actress Dorothy Burgess car accident * Manslaughter charge for death of girl * Babe Ruth takes on healthy diet ? * New York Yankees baseball Page 10 has a one column heading: "Film Star, Accused In Fatal Crash, Ill" with subhead: "Dorothy Burgess Driving When Girl Is Killed...." I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. The sport's section (page 17) has a two column heading: "6,000 Calories a Day, No Hot Dogs, Keep Ruth Fit as Training Begins" with subhead and photo. (see) Probably only found in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in ... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:28

$34.00
146690

JIM MOLLISON & Wife Bridgeport CT Connecticut Airplane CRASH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371700569251

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1933 * Jim Mollison and wife crash * Scottish aviator - airplanes * Machine Gun Kelly kidnapping The front page has a four column headline: "MOLLISONS CRASH AT BRIDGEPORT; BOTH ARE INJURED, PLANE WRECKED; HAD FLOWN FROM WALES IN 39 HOURS" with many subheads and related photo. (see) Much more on page 3. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also front page first report coverage on the famous Charles F. Urschel kidnapping which was later known to be the work of George "Machine Gun" Kelly. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produc... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:26

$48.00
146684

KATE GLEASON Female Engineer Pioneer & Businesswoman DEATH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391522865347

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1933 * Catherine Anselm "Kate" Gleason death * American engineer & businesswoman The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "KATE GLEASON, ENGINEER, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Kate Gleason, american engineer and businesswoman known both for being an accomplished woman in the predominantly male field of engineering and for her philanthropy. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, wi... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:18

$34.00
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