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142760

RUTH HOWLAND NICHOLS Airplane Altitude Flight Record Broken 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587366251

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1931 * Ruth Howland Nichols breaks record * World altitude record (Women) * Airplane flight to 28,743 feet The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS SOARS SIX MILES ABOVE CITY, SETTING NEW RECORD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Nichols. 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 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... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:28

$34.00
142759

ROCKETS SLED Syracuse University Student Ice Boat w/ Photo 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587365139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1931 * Rocket sled on ice test w/ photo * Syracuse University student Page 16 has one column headings that include: "ROCKET SLED LEAPS AT A DAZZLING PACE" "Syracuse Student Vaults Fifty Feet in 2-5 of a Second on Oneida Lake" and more with photo. (see) First record coverage ob Harry W. Bull traveling on the 1st rocket ice-boat on record. 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 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowin... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:27

$38.00
142758

1st Ever LIQUID FUELED Rocket Launch - Johannes Winkler 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391419199357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1931 * 1st liquid fueled rocket launch * Johannes Winkler Page 27 has one column headings: "LIQUID-FUEL ROCKET IN SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT" "First Projectile So Driven Rises 1,000 feet in German Test and Lands as Planned" First report coverage on the the very 1st successful launched liquid-fueled rocket. 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 1at section only with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Johannes Winkler was a German rocket pioneer who founded the first German rocket society and launched the first successful liquid-... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:23

$39.00
142753

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH Masthead Engravings PIRATES 1728 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587357788

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Sept. 6, 1728 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings Simply a beautiful issue of this handsome newspaper, with both engravings in the masthead apparently being early strikes as they are very sharp & clean (see), along with the engraving of the first letter of the text. The ftpg. has an item noting in part: "The peace between this Republick and the Algerines was a very knotty piece of work; the inhabitants of that pyratical place being almost to a man against it, & complaining to the government that since their last peace with Holland, they had hardly taken a prize so they must of course be impoverished..." (see). The back page has an interesting... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:17

$57.00
142751

CIUDAD VICTORIA Tamaulipas Occupation Mexican-American War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587355960

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 2, 1847 Page 3 has: "Interesting From the Army" with news concerning events near Victoria, Mexico, including: "...that Brig. General Quitman had, on the 29th of Dec., occupied the city of Victoria, the capital of the State of Tamaulipas..." with more. Also: "General Taylor arrived at Victoria with the division of Brig. Gen. Twiggs..." with more. Four pages, loss to a lower corner on back leaf affects just a few words & none of the noted reports.

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:14

$28.00
142715

JAKE LINGLE Chicago Tribune Reporter MURDERER Gangster Arrested 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587063544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1931 * re. Jake Lingle's assassination * Chicago Tribune reporter * Leo Vincent Brothers arrest * Al Capone & the Chicago Outfit Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Police Announce Capture of Lingle Slayer; Says St. Louis Gangster Killed the Reporter" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the arrest of Leo Vincent Brothers for the assassination of Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle. 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... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 07:21

$34.00
142710

Rare 18th Century GLASGOW SCOTLAND w/ Red Tax Stamp 1799 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418738754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLASGOW COURIER, Scotland, April 4, 1799 * Uncommon title * Red tax stamp (partial) * 18th century original A typical "newsy" newspaper of the day but a somewhat less common title from Scotland. Four pages, folio size, partial red tax stamp at the very top, very nice condition.

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Ends April 28, 2016 07:11

$27.00
142703

Rare 18th Century WORCESTERSHIRE ENGLAND w/ Red Stamp 1773 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587052925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BERROW'S WORCESTER JOURNAL, England, Sept. 23, 1773 A typical newspaper of the day with ornate lettering in the masthead. Certainly one of the less common 18th century titles. Four pages, various wear at the margins, a bit irregular at the spine, red inked tax stamp on the ftpg.

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Ends April 28, 2016 06:53

$38.00
142696

STRAND THEATRE Brockton Massachusetts FIREMEN Firefighters Deaths 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371586538656

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON POST, March 10, 1941 * Strand Theatre fire disaster * Firemen - firefighters * Brockton, Massachusetts * Early, same day report Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "THEATRE FIRE IN BROCKTON" with subheads. A very early, same day first report on the Strand Theatre fire in Brockton, Massachusetts. So early, the fate of the firefighters were not yet known. Nice to have in a publication close to the disaster, probably the reason for the early report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On March 10, 1941, thirteen Brockton firefighters lost their lives when the roof collapsed as t... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:41

$46.00
142694

JUDGE KENESAW MOUNTAIN LANDIS Becomes MLB Baseball Commissioner 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418106357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, January 12, 1921 * Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis * Becomes 1st MLB Baseball commissioner Page 7 has a two column heading: "Baseball Finally Put On Reconstructive Basis" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, a little light staining, a few small margin tears, generally nice. wikipedia notes: While serving as a Federal judge, Landis, an ardent baseball fan, was selected as chairman of a new National Commission of baseball. The owners decided to appoint a commission made up entirely of non-baseball men to restore confidence in the sport following the 1919 Black Sox Scandal, perhaps the worst of a number of incidents... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:38

$34.00
142679

Rare JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York Albany Speech 1798 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371586526034

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Jan. 10, 1798 * Governor John Jay The front page has over a full column taken up with: "Speech Of His Excellency John Jay, Esq. Governor of the State of New York..." to his General Assembly at Albany, signed in type: John Jay. Jay would was the nation's first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court before becoming governor of New York. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:19

$40.00
142625

KIN HUBBARD Bellefontaine Ohio American Cartoonist Humorist DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414484269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1930 * Kin McKinney Hubbard death (1st report) * American cartoonist, humorist & journalist * "Abe Martin of Brown County" creator Page 13 has a one column heading: "KIN HUBBARD DIES; FAMOUS HUMORIST" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 & in... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 14:07

$33.00
142623

1ST PHOTOGRAPH of the Earth's Curvature w/ Albert William Stevens 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414482746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1930 * 1st photograph of the Earth's curvature * Captain Albert William Stevens The front page has a one column heading: "EARTH'S CURVE SEEN IN PHOTO FROM PLANE" with subheads. See below for history description. 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-quality editions. Nice condition. source: Today in Lab Hist... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 14:05

$33.00
142621

Gangster AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Income Tax Evasion Guilty Plea 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414481277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, June 17, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Income tax evasion guilty plea The front page has one column headings: "CAPONE GUILT PLEA BREAKS GANG RULE" "Eliminates Self as Rum Ring Chief; to Accept 2 and Half Year Prison Term" First report coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone pleading guilty Income tax evasion. He would later retract his plea after he realized the potential penalty he would receive. He would eventually be found guilty later that year which would end his criminal career. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light browning, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2016 14:02

$44.00
142618

EDDIE CASEY Harvard University Crimson Football Head Coach 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414476049

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1930 * Eddie Casey, American football player & coach * Harvard Crimson football head coaching job The sport's section (page 30) has a banner headline: "Eddie Casey Appointed Head Coach of Harvard Football Team to Succeed Horween" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Eddie Casey becoming the new head coach for the Harvard University football team. 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, allowi... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:52

$33.00
142617

RUTH HOWLAND NICHOLS Transcontinental Airplane Flight Record 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371583365231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1930 * Ruth Howland Nichols breaks record * Transcontinental airplane flight (time) * Charles A. Lindbergh The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS SETS RECORD FROM COAST" with subheads. (see) Article continues inside with photo of Nichols. First report coverage on Ruth Howland Nichols breaking the transcontinental airplane flight record. 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 issu... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:51

$33.00
142614

AMELIA EARHART Willow Grove Pennsylvania AUTOGYRO Flight Record 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414468700

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1930 * Amelia Earhart autogyro flight * Willow Grove, Pennsylvania * First to carry a passenger Page 3 has a one column heading: "Miss Earhart Pilots Passenger In Autogiro" with subhead. See below for history description. 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 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 subscription cost, libraries & institution... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:40

$37.00
142613

FRANK NITTI Al 'Scarface' Capone's Henchman Guilty TAX EVASION 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414468121

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1930 * Frank 'The Enforcer' Nitti * Italian American gangster * Al 'Scarface' Capone hitman * Chicago Outfit Page 5 has a one column heading: "THIRD CAPONE AIDE GUILTY IN TAX CASE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone's top henchman, Frank 'The Enforcer' Nitti, pleading guilty of tax evasion. 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 26 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:38

$37.00
142612

CHARLES K. HARRIS American Songwriter of Popular Music DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414467101

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1930 * Charles K. Harris death * Songwriter of popular music * "Tin Pan Alley" pioneer * "After the Ball" (song) fame Page 21 has a one column heading: "C. K. HARRIS DEAD; NOTED SONG WRITER" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:37

$33.00
142604

NEW YORK YANKEES & Monte Pearson Baseball World Series vs. Reds 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414377169

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM-TIMES, October 5, 1939 * 1939 World Series of baseball (game 1) * New York Yankees vs. Cincinnati Reds The front page has a scoreboard display above the masthead showing the Yankees winning 4-0. A two column headline reads: "PEARSON ALLOWS TOW HITS; YANKS TRIUMPH 4 TO 0" with subheads and box scores. (see) First report coverage on game 1 for the World Series of baseball championship. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, nice condition

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Ends April 23, 2016 11:39

$33.00
142601

SIEGE OF NACO Sonora Mexico Jose Gonzalo Escobar Rebellion 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371583249247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1929 * Siege of Naco, Sonora, Mexico * Jose Gonzalo Escobar Rebellion The front page has a three column headline: "BATTLE OF NACO WOUNDS FOUR AMERICANS; OUR SOLDIERS AND MEXICANS IN CLASH; WASHINGTON RUSHES 18 PLANES TO SCENE" 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 1st section only (Sunday) with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2016 11:36

$33.00
142571

TOMMY BROWN Brooklyn Dodgers YOUNGEST Ever to Hit MLB Home Run 1945 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413535460

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1945 * Tommy Brown - Brooklyn Dodgers * Youngest to ever hit a home run The sport's section (page 24) has a two column heading: "Pirates Swamp Dodgers, 11 to 1; Game Marked by 7 Brook Errors" with subhead: "Tom Brown's First Homer Keeps Roe From Shutout Victory..." with box scores. Brown still holds the record for the youngest MLB baseball player ever to hit a home run (17 years old). 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 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a h... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 15:48

$42.00
142566

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Beer Baron INCOME TAX Downfall Opens 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582532661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1930 * Al "Scarface" Capone's downfall surfaces * Income tax investigation comes to light * Chicago gangster - mob boss - beer baron Page 2 has a one column heading: "SIFT CAPONE INCOME TO GET BACK TAXES" with subheads. (see) This investigation would be the eventual downfall of the infamous beer baron about a year later. Also mention of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1`st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2016 15:42

$38.00
142545

BROOKS ROBINSON Baltimore Orioles Baseball Cover PHOTO 1971 Sport's Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413467941

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Oct. 16, 1971 * Brooks Robinson * Baltimore Orioles The full front page color action photo is of: "Brooks Robinson The Model Pro", with inside page reporting. This issue is loaded with sport's news, photos, stats and more. Complete in 72 pages, great condition.

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:16

$28.00
142535

MARCHESE GUGLIELMO MARCONI Marine Radiotelephone Experiments 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582450804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1930 * Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi * Marine radiotelephone experiments * Yacht Elettra laboratory Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Marconi Perfecting Automatic Radiophone; To Install System From Rome to Sardina" (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 ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:01

$34.00
142471

18th Century PHILADELPHIA LAND Ground Lots For Sale 1787 Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391409622801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1787 * Early Philadelphia land sale Page 2 has a lengthy item concerning chartering a bank in Pennsylvania. Page 2 also has much reporting on the: "Proceedings of the General Assembly". The back page has a very lengthy list of: "Lots of Ground, to Be Sold" in Philadelphia between Frankford road and the Delaware River. Four pages, some ink stains to page 2, nice condition.

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Ends April 17, 2016 15:15

$42.00
142465

DEMING NM New Mexico Last Major U.S. Train Robbery Old West Ends 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371578438243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1937 * Last major train robbery in the U.S. * Deming, Luna County, New Mexico * Henry Loftus and Harry Donaldson You might call it the official end of the "Wild West", but in any case the one column heading at the top of the front page announces what is considered the last major train robbery in the country: "'COWBOY' PAIR ROB SOUTHWEST TRAIN; BEATEN BY VICTIMS" with related 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 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cot... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2016 15:06

$39.00
142386

PIERCE THE O'MAHONY OF KERRY Irish Protestant Nationalist DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391408223811

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 1, 1930 * Pierce Charles de Lacy O'Mahony of Kerry death * Irish Protestant nationalist politician & philanthropist Page 19 has a one column heading: "THE O'MAHONY DIES; HEAD OF IRISH CLAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Pierce Charles de Lacy O'Mahony. 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 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 15:07

$34.00
142382

EDDIE RICKENBACKER American WWI Fighter Ace Gets MEDAL OF HONOR 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371576526454

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 7, 1930 * Eddie Rickenbacker - American fighter ace * Congressional Medal of Honor recipient * World War I - 94th Fighter Squadron Page 16 has a one column heading: "HOOVER PINS MEDAL ON RICKENBACKER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Eddie Rickenbacker receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor from President Herbert Hoover. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institu... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 15:03

$34.00
142381

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Murder Plot & Stock Market Wall Street Lows 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371576525659

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone murder plot ? * Chicago gangster - beer baron * Wall Street hits a new low * Great Depression era Page 18 has a one column heading: "Plot To Kill Al Capone Uncovered In Chicago" with subhead. (see) Page 19 has a one column heading: "STOCKS AT NEW LOWS IN WAVE IN SELLING" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the stock market hitting a new low near the beginning of the great depression. 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... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 15:01

$34.00
142380

1st Non-Stop AIRPLANE FLIGHT New York to Panama Canal Zone 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371576525105

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 11, 1930 * Captain Roy W. Ammel * Lockheed Explorer Monoplane "Blue Flash" * 1st flight from New York to Panama Canal Zone The front page has a one column heading: "AMMEL FLIES PLANE TO CANAL IN ONE HOP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Roy W. Ammel's 1st non-stop airplane flight from New York to Panama. Article continues inside with photo of Ammel. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libr... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 15:00

$34.00
142379

ALBERT EINSTEIN World Existence - Chicken of the Egg Lecture 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391408220227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1930 * Albert Einstein Berlin lecture * Chicken or the egg dilemma * Cosmogony - World existence Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Einstein tells Radicals World Is a Riddle; Says Science Cannot Tell How It All Began" (see) 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 14:59

$34.00
142374

IYLA REPIN 19th Century Russian Realist Painter Artist DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371576520836

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 30, 1930 * Ilya Repin death (1st report) * Russian realist painter * Art - paintings Page 27 has a one column heading: "ILYA REPIN IS DEAD; RUSSIAN PAINTER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Russian realist painter, Ilya Repin. 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 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 co... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 14:52

$34.00
142320

SEWELL'S POINT Naval Attack w/ MAP & Battle of Eltham's Landing 1862 Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575691685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1862 * Sewell's Point naval engagement * Norfolk, Virgina map * Battle of Eltham's Landing The front page features a very large map headed: "THE NAVAL OPERATIONS BETWEEN FORTRESS MONROE AND NORFOLK." with a lengthy subhead. The map has much detail of this portion of the coast of Virginia. The rest of the ftpg. is taken up with various column heads on the war including: "A Great Battle at West Point" "Lee Flanked & Driven Back to the Chickahominy" "A Junction Between Gens. McClellan and Franklin" "Sewall's Point Shelled by our Vessels of War" "Feeble Response of the Rebel Batteries" "Appearance of the Merrimac" "Great Panic at Norfolk" and more. Additional war report... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:27

$56.00
142314

INTERNATIONAL POLO CUP Victory Meadowbrook Club Old Westbury NY 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575685896

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1930 * International Polo Cup * United States vs. England * Meadowbrook Polo Club * Old Westbury, New York The front page has a one column heading: "UNITED STATES FOUR BEATS BRITISH, 14-9, RETAINING POLO CUP" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 31) has a banner headline: "United States Retains Polo Cup, Defeating British Four, 14 to 9, Befroe 45,000" with play-by-play description and two related photos. 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 whit... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:18

$37.00
142313

SIR JOHN FRANKLIN'S Lost Expedition & Christopher Columbus Sail ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407495770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 13, 1930 * Christopher Columbus' New World sailing date ? * Sir John Franklin's lost expedition found ? The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Columbus in America Before 1492, But Via Greenland, Savant" with subhead. (see) Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Franklin Skeletons Found by Burwash; Orderly Graves Show Men Died One by One" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Giv... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:17

$34.00
142312

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Irish American Gangster Bootlegger Europe Trip 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575682233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1930 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond's trip to Europe * Irish American gangster - prohibition era * SS Belgenland (1914) ocean liner The top of the front page has a two column heading: "'Legs' Diamond Is Aboard Liner Belgenland Wants to Go to Vichy to 'Take Cure,' He Says" (see) 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-qua... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:13

$34.00
142287

18th Century PHILADELPHIA Government ? & John Wesley 1788 Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407301531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 16, 1788 * Anglican minister John Wesley * Government to be in Philly ? Page 2 has an item from London noting: "Mr. John Wesley preached in the parish church of Bradford on Sunday...to the most numerous and respectable congregation that ever appeared in that place..." with a bit more. Another item notes in part: "Our brethren of the type in Phila. seem to be labouring very hard to persuade Congress that their city is the only place in the United States for the seat of government..." and more (see). The back page has an ad beginning: "Thirty Dollars Reward. Ran away...a Negro Slave called Nathan...". Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 14, 2016 08:16

$48.00
142271

ROBERT BADEN-POWELL Deep Sea Boy Scouts Fellowship Founding 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404679740

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1928 * Deep Sea Scouts founding - Boy Scouts * Robert Baden-Powell - Scout Movement Page 10 has a one column heading: "Deep Sea Boy Scouts Plan Of Baden-Powell" 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 64 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 s... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 16:12

$36.00
142270

TELETYPESETTER Newspaper Publishing Technology 1st First Demonstration 1928 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404679095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 7, 1928 * Teletypesetter 1st demonstration * Newspaper publishing technology * Frank Gannett & Walter Morey The front page has a one column heading: "NEW MACHINE SETS TYPE BY TELEGRAPH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the 1st demonstration of the teletypesetter. 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 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Gi... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 16:10

$37.00
142267

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW Western Civilization Future Prophecy Lecture 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404671643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 11 only (Sunday edition), December 9, 1928 * George Bernard Shaw lecture * Fabian Society - British socialist organization * "The Future of Western Civilization" The front page of this section 11 only has a nice banner headline: "SHAW PEERS DEEPLY INTO THE FURTURE; As Prophet of Western Civilization, He Sees the Main Struggle Between a Narrow Science and a Broad Culture, With Labor in Control of Government and Big Business in Command of Industry" with nice illustration. Text takes up the rest of the front page here. Nice for disoplay. Other topics throughout. Complete section 11 only with all 24 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, very nice... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 16:01

$37.00
142266

SIR ARTHUR PAGET British Army Commander-in-Chief, Ireland DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404671043

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1928 * Arthur Paget (British Army Officer) death * Commander-in-Chief, Ireland * Curragh Incident fame Page 27 has a one column heading: "GEN. PAGET DEAD; A BRILLIANT SOLDIER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Arthur Paget, British Army Officer, who rose in the rankings to Commander-in-Chief, Ireland. 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 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 is... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:59

$36.00
142265

CHARLES A. LINDBERGH Receives Harmon Trophy w/ Orville Wright 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572719388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1928 * Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh * Airplane inventor Orville Wright * Harmon Trophy presentation Page 5 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH SHARES HONOR WITH WRIGHT" with subheads that include: "Inventor Escorts Ocean Flier to Conference Platform to Receive Harmon Trophy" and more. (see) First report coverage on Orville Wright presenting aviator Charles A. Lindbergh with the Harmon Trophy as the annual world's outstanding aviator. 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 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:58

$37.00
142262

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572715855

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1928 * Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder (1st report) * York County, Pennsylvania - John Blymire Page 3 has an article headed: "FEAR OF WITCHCRAFT LEADS TO MURDER" "'Pow-Wow Doctor' and Two Youths Slay Pennsylvania Farmer and Burn Body" "Sought To Break Spell" and more. (see) First report coverage of the actual murder. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, some spine residue from disbinding, generally nice.

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:54

$46.00
142258

LUIGI CADORNA World War I Army General & Marshal of Italy DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572710403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1928 * Luigi Cadorna death (1st report) * Italian Army General & Marshal of Italy * World War I - WWI fame Page 17 has a one column heading: "CADORNA DIES AT 78; LED ITALY 1915-17" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Italian General and Marshal of Italy, Luigi Cadorna. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Giv... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:43

$34.00
142257

MARY WHITE OVINGTON Suffragist & NAACP Leader NEGROES in College 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404659367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE YORK TIMES, December 28, 1928 * Mary White Ovington - American suffragist * NAACP co-founder - civil rights organization * Negroes are capable of learning in colleges Page 12 has a one column heading: "FINDS NEGRO PROVES CAPABLE IN COLLEGE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Mary White Ovington, NAACP leader, proclaiming that Negroes are just as capable of learning in American universities as white students. 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 sub... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:42

$34.00
142256

LUCIEN HOWE Ophthalmology Professor & Blindness Prevention DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572709045

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1928 * Lucien Howe death (1st report) * Ophthalmologist - blindness Page 17 has a one column heading: "LUCIEN HOWE DIES; NOTED EYE EXPERT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lucien Howe, professor of ophthalmology at the University of Buffalo. He spent most of his life on his work in the prevention of blindness. 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 ra... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:41

$34.00
142255

150 YEAR OLD TURTLE Captain James Cook Tonga Exploration FOUND 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572708113

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1923 * re. Captain James Cook's 1773 expedition * Same turtle branded found again 150 years later The top of the front page has a small one column heading within inset: "Turtle Branded by Capt. Cook In 1773 Is Now Found Alive" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, more along the spine, generally good. wikipedia notes: While exploring Tonga in May 1923, Edwin Taylor Pollock discovered a turtle which had been branded by Captain Cook on his expedition there in 1773. The turtle was thus known to have lived more than 150 years.

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:40

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142222

SHORTWAVE RADIO Beam Wireless Telephone Transmission Experiments 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371571817584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 19, 1928 * Shortwave radio advancements * Beam wireless telephone * Transmission both ways Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Beam Radio receives Code and Speech at Once In Promising Tests of Two-Way Transmission" (see) 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A few small bi... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:48

$37.00
142221

BRANDER MATTHEWS American Writer and Columbia Educator DEATH 1929 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391403780820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1929 * Brander Matthews death (1st report) * American writer and educator * Columbia College fame The front page has a one column heading: "BRANDER MATTHEWS, EDUCATOR, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with photo of Matthews. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning, some spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:46

$36.00
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