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176685

4 Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Famous Airplane Flight Around the World 1938 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534353737

Offered are 4 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston. A set of 4 issues dated July 11, 12, 14 & 15, 1938. * Aviator Howard Hughes * Airplane flight around World Each issue has a top- of-the-front page headline and photo concerning Howard Hughes' historic around-the-world flight. See the photos for the both the headlines and the graphics. Each issue is complete & in very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:22

$99.00
176684

Best JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees HITTING STREAK at 56 Games 1941 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839885086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 18, 1941 * Joe MiMaggio - New York Yankees * Historic game hitting streak ends w/ 56 * Best title to be had from NYC ? The top of the sports page has a 6 column head announcing: "Snapping of DiMaggio String Fails to Halt Yanks" with one of the subheads noting; "Jolting Joe Held Hitless After 56 Consecutive Contests". The text begins: "After having hit in 56 consecutive games, to add an even dozen to Willie Keeler's old major league record, Joe DiMaggio today had been stopped at last...". This is one of the most notable and historic records in baseball history. Will it ever be broken? Great to have this report in a New York City newspaper, where he played. Complete in 24 pages, great ... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:22

$225.00
176683

LA AMISTAD Africans Slaves Ship Trade Mutiny CASE 1839 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534352389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 30, 1839 * African slaves * La Amistad Inside has a full page of very detailed coverage of the trial headed: "Slaves Per Amistad" at Hartford. A great wealth of detail. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length movie by Stephen Spielberg. Sixteen pages, 8 12 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:21

$48.00
176682

Very Early 18th Century ALASKA Description - Kamchatka Peninsula 1761 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839884661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 18, 1761 * Very early Alaska description Over two pages are consumed with an excellent and very detailed account of that part of "America" which would be Alaska today, and the surrounding area. It is headed: "An Account of That Part of America, which is Nearest to the Land of Kamtchatca." which is an extract of a book titled "Description of Kamtchatca" which was read before the Royal Society. The photos show only portions. This is one of the earliest descriptive accounts of Alaska we have offered. Eight pages, red tax stamp on page 2, 8 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:21

$74.00
176681

Early KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION 1761 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534351726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 22-24, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The ftpg. begins with the earliest report of the coronation of King George III of England we have found. In fact it was not until two issues later that this newspaper provided details of the ceremony. It begins with a London dateline of Sept. 22 and notes: "This day the ceremony of their Majesties coronation was performed n the Abbey church at Westminster." This is followed by a letter of congratulations from the mayor & other politicians of the city of York. Also, one-third of the ftpg. has news headed: "America" with datelines from New York and Boston. The back page has a poem: "On the Coronation". Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches,... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:20

$74.00
176680

Best JOHN LENNON The Beatles Music Legend DEATH 1980 Liverpool England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534351421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 * John Lennon death * Beatles front man * Best title to be had ? Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper. To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F.K. Here is an unusual opportunity for the report of his death in a Liverpool newspaper with the large headline: "JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD" plus 3 related front page photos. Many more related reports & photos are found on the inside pages. This issue is complete in 14 pa... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:20

$125.00
176679

KKK Ku Klux Klan United States U.S. Congress Investigation 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534350777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1872 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan investigation * United States Congress Page 5 has 1 1/2 columns of detailed reporting on the KKK, headed: "THE KU-KLUX" "Report of the Joint Committee of Congress". This was the first formal and in-depth federal investigation of this white supremacist society which sought to deprive former slaves of the rights & freedoms promised by Reconstruction. Subheads include: "Origin of the Ku-Klux" "Condition of the [Blacks]" "How to Keep the [Blacks] in the Republican Party" "Only Partial Success In Suppressing the Ku-Klux" "Amnesty Recommended" The Existence of the Ku-Klux Organization Practically Denied". A very notable issue. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:20

$56.00
176678

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR Union Samuel w/ Gompers Founded 1886 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534349945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 14, 1886 A very notable labor union issue as page 10 begins with a report on the founding of the American Federation of Labor with Samuel Gompers elected as its first president. The report and related articles take over a full column and have a Columbus, Ohio, dateline, where the AFL was created. It would combine with the Congress of Industrial Organizations to created the largest federal of unions, the AFL-CIO. Sixteen pages, browned and very fragile with various margin tears. Must be handled carefully.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:19

$46.00
176675

PATTY HEARST CAPTURED Symbionese Liberation Army SLA Kidnapping 1975 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839878168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 19, 1975 * Patty Hearst, convicted bank robber, captured * Newspaper heiress, socialite, actress & kidnap victim The headline announces: "PATTY HEARST, HARRISES CAPTURED" with a subhead: "SLA Fugitives Seized without a Fight in S.F." Patty Hearst was the granddaughter of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst who in 1974 gained notoriety during the waning days of the counterculture era when she was kidnapped by, and later joined, the Symbionese Liberation Army. Apprehended after having taken part in a bank heist with other SLA members, Hearst was imprisoned for almost two years before her sentence was commuted by President Jimmy Carter. There are two related front page photos. Great to ha... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:13

$54.00
176673

SINN FEIN Dail Eirann Free Ireland Independence IRISH REPUBLIC in 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534341518

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 22, 1919 * Sinn Fein proclaims parliament of Free Ireland * Dail Eireann - Irish republic The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "IRISH ASSEMBLY DECLARES NEW FREE REPUBLIC" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins and central fold with a little wear, a few small tape mends on the front page, otherwsie good. wikipedia notes: In the 1918 general election, Sinn Féin won 73 of Ireland's 105 seats, and in January 1919, its MPs assembled in Dublin and proclaimed themselves Dáil Éireann, the parliament of Ireland.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:09

$44.00
176671

NEW YORK YANKEES World Series Champions w/ BABE RUTH & Lou Gehrig 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839869709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., October 3, 1932 * 1932 New York Yankees win World Series * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig on team * From the losing team's hometown The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "Yankees Win World Series; Set New Record, 12 Straight, Annexing Amazing Record" This was Ruth's last year on a World Series championship team. Complete with all 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, a few binding holes along the spine, generally good. source: wikipedia: The New York Yankees' 1932 season was their 30th season. The team finished with a record of 107-47, winning their seventh pennant, finishing 13 games ahead of the Philadelphia Athletics. New York was managed by future Hall of Famer, Joe... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:04

$45.00
176669

Early SPACE TRAVEL ? Rockets Moon Prediction John Quincy Stewart 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839867893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1930 * Space (Moon) travel for humans? * John Quincy Stewart This 100+ page newspaper has three column headlines on page 2XX (inside): "A FLIGHT TO THE MOON IN ROCKET-DRIVEN SHIP", "First Voyage of the Kind Which Prophecy Sets for the Year 2050 Is Now Described in Many of Its Details From Start to the Return to Earth" Coverage on Dr. John Q. Stewart's prediction of human space travel in the future. A interesting report prior to any successful rocket flights into space. Nice to have in this famous New York City title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:03

$68.00
177272

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Exterminations HUNGARY & Greece Jews NAZIS 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572475428

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1944 * Jewish Holocaust becoming reality to the public * Nazi-occupied Hungary & Greece exterminations Page 3 has a one column head: "HULL AGAIN SCORES NAZI MASSACRES " "Punishment Is Certain for 'Savage Crimes' in Hungary and Greece, He Declares". See photos for coverage on the Nazi atrocities Rare to find such reports in newspapers at this time as the reality of the holocaust was just becoming known. Complete in 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings, great condition. This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attribute... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 14:58

$39.99
177271

Rare STAR WARS George Lucas Epic Space Movie Film Opening AD 1977 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865551668

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, June 6, 1977 * George Lucas' amazingly successful, "Star Wars" * 2nd week showing in a counterculture publication Page 45 has a ad for George Lucas' "Star Wars" The ad measures 10 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches. This original "Star Wars" movie opened just 12 days earlier. The fact that this was a weekly publication makes this one the first ads to appear here. Provenance: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive. Background: The Village Voice was an American counterculture newspaper known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and pas... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 13:39

$69.99
177270

Great JFK President John F. Kennedy ASSASSINATION Headline 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865538205

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY MAIL, Anderson, South Carolina, November 22, 1963 * Terrific issue for display * JFK John F. Kennedy assassination I believe this to be an "extra" edition put out very quickly to announce: "KENNEDY IS SLAIN" in huge red letters on the front page with banner subhead and two related photos. (see) Incomplete issue containing the front and back page leafs of the 1st section only, great for display as such. A few small archival mends along the bottom margin inside.

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Ends December 12, 2019 13:24

$67.99
177269

PRE CIVIL WAR Southern Tensions at Forts & Pony Express 1861 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865536024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1861 * Pre Civil War tensions * Pony Express The front page includes: "Mr. Douglas Mounts a High Horse & Descends Again" "The Proposed Inquiry Relative to the Southern Forts" "The Office-Seekers and the Appointments" and more. Page 5 has: "Later From the Pacific" "Arrival of the Overland Express..." with a dateline of Fort Kearney & the report beginning: "The California Pony Express passed this place at 4 p.m. bringing the following summary of news...". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 12, 2019 13:20

$29.99
177268

JOHNNY FARRELL Beats Bobby Jones U.S. OPEN Golf Title w/ Photos 1928 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865533116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 25, 1928 * Johnny Farrell beats Bobby Jones * U.S. Open golf championship The front page has a great banner headline: "GOLF TITLE WON BY FARRELL" with subheads. (see) Unusual for such a nice headline being on the front page for this subject matter. More on the front page of section 2 (sports) with a few related photos. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends December 12, 2019 13:15

$57.99
177267

Best CHARLIE CHAPLIN "The Tramp" Film Actor Comedian DEATH 1977 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572342022

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 26, 1977 * Actor comedian Charlie Chaplin death (1st report) * Silent film - movie era icon - "The Tramp" * Best title to be had ? The front page has a two column heading: "Charlie Chaplin, 88, the 'Little Tramp,' Dies in Sleep" with subhead and 3 related photos. (see) Much more on page 3. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 12, 2019 13:08

$159.99
177266

Rare 1878 NEW WESTMINSTER British Columbia CANADA Old Newspaper w/ Many ADS


eBay Auction Item # 392572334547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MAINLAND GUARDIAN, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, April 27, 1878 * Rare title A quite uncommon title from this town in British Columbia, with various news of the day and a wealth of ads, several of which are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, news agent's stamp in the masthead, even toning, nice condition.

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Ends December 12, 2019 13:03

$39.99
177265

Historic JACKIE ROBINSON Breaks Color Barrier MLB Baseball Debut 1947 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865506218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 16, 1947 * Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier The sports page has a report on the Jackie Robinson's debut in the Major League regular season. He had made a public debut game on April 11th, however that was a pre-season game. The top of page 33 has a one column heading: "ROBINSON FAILS AT PLATE, BUT DODGERS WIN, 5-3" with subhead: "25,623 Watch [Black] in Big League Debut" and box scores. See image for text here. HISTORIC ! Forty-six pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, large archival mend on page 2, small binding holes along the spine, two small library stamps on the ftpg, residue along the spine from disbinding. The front leaf (pages 1&2) is really the only leaf ... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 12:36

$174.99
177263

ROSE BOWL Duke University Durham NC Oregon State Beavers Football 1942 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572279643

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, January 2, 1942 * Rose Bowl football game * Played at Duke University * Oregon State Beavers * World War II attack scare The front page of the sport's section has a two column headline: "Oregon State Orphans Smother Mighty Duke In Rose Bowl Upset" and related photo. The game was played in Durham, North Carolina due to the scare of a Japanese aerial attack at the Rowl Bowl in Pasadena. Much more on other top bowl games. Much on World War II events of the day. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning and a few tape mends at the margins, small library label on the ftpg., small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends December 12, 2019 12:06

$47.99
177262

Rare SACRAMENTO CA Capital of California OLD WEST Era 1869 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572272601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, January 4, 1869 * Wild Old West * Rare title This 8 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 12, 2019 11:59

$24.99
177261

CAIRO-HAIFA TRAIN BOMBINGS Palestine War Jewish Lehi Jews British 1948 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865479038

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 1, 1948 * Cairo-Haifa train bombings * 1947-1949 Palestine War * Jewish militant group Lehi The front page has a nice banner headline: "28 DIE IN PALESTINE BLAST" with caption: "Train Carrying Tommies Blown Up" and subheads. Nice for display. Complete with 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, printing flaw along the 1st column, generally good.

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Ends December 12, 2019 11:55

$39.99
177260

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Hits # 60th HOME RUN Record 1927 New York Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572261348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK AMERICAN SPORTS, Oct. 1, 1927 * Babe Ruth hits 60th home run * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred. * INCOMPLETE but nice for display The front page of this section has a great banner headline along the top margin: "RUTH'S NO. 60 BREAKS RECORD" with subheads and small photo of Ruth. Nice for display. Incomplete issue containing the 1st two leafs of the sport's section only (pages 7-10), light toning and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care. SOLD AS IS.

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Ends December 12, 2019 11:44

$99.99
177259

LIZZIE BORDEN Fall River Massachusetts Hatchet Murders TRIAL End 1893 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865470358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 11, 1893 * Lizzie Borden murder trial * Fall River, Massachusetts * Woman hatchet killings Page 4 has an article with coverage on the Lizzie Borden murder case with heading: "First Week of the Borden Case" (see) Eight pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 12, 2019 11:34

$39.99
177258

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer PITEZEL MURDERS 1895 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572162359

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 27, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * Benjamin Pitezel murders * America's 1st serial killer The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "PROBING HOLMES' CRIMES" "Chicago Now The Chief Centre Of Public Interest" "Statements Of Pat Quinlan" and more with illustration of Quinlan. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. Great to have in a Philadelphia paper, the city where he was being held. Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer. Other news of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, some spine wear, otherwise good condition.

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Ends December 12, 2019 10:21

$47.99
177257

1942 SUPERMAN Yr3 #161 COLOR Comic Strip McClure Syndicate Joe Shuster Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865402365

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COMICS SECTION only of the Minneapolis Sunday Tribune, Nov. 20, 1942 * Superman (color comic strip) - #161 * 3rd year of publication * Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster This is a third year printing of the "Superman" color comic strip (by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster), which began in limited newspapers (through the McClure Newspaper Syndicate) on November 5, 1939 (a daily, black & white comic began on January 16). The weekly color Superman strip had a story-line continuity which was separate from the daily comic. Within this section is Superman strip #161 as noted in the first box with the artwork by Joe Shuster. Included is not just the Superman strip by the entire 16 page color comic section of the Minneapolis Sunday Trib... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 09:58

$37.99
177256

GRINNELL IA Iowa College & Town Destroyed by TORNADO Disaster 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572136269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 19, 1882 * Grinnell IA Iowa * Tornado disaster (1st report) The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "The Tornado's Track" "Grinnell, Io., Leveled to the Ground by the Winds" and more. (see) Text takes up two full columns, all on the front page. First report coverage on the tornado disaster at Grinnell, Iowa. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends December 12, 2019 09:48

$29.99
177255

White Star Line RMS TITANIC SINKING Sinks Survivors on Carpathia 1912 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865381998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PASADENA STAR, Calif., April 18, 1912 * RMS Titanic Sinking - survivors on Carpathia News of the Titanic sinking continues to arrive onshore with this issue with three column headline: "CARPATHIA IS NEAR WITH WRECK NEWS" with subheads including: "Will Dock Tonight Or Tomorrow Morning" and more. (See) Complete with all 14 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends December 12, 2019 09:35

$79.99
177254

BATTLE OF CHEAT MOUNTAIN & Siege of Lexington Missouri 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865370336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 22, 1861 * Battle of Cheat Mountain WV * First Battle of Lexington * Missouri State Guard victory Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Another Defeat of the Rebels at Cheat Mountain" "Important From Missouri" "Progress Of The Siege Of Lexington" "Important From Kentucky" and more. Eight pages, a little wear along the right margin, light damp staining at top portion (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends December 12, 2019 09:26

$19.99
177253

Rare COLUMBUS Franklin County OHIO State Buckeyes Pre Civil War 1854 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865365012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Feb. 4, 1854 * Uncommon title * Franklin County A damaged issue containing the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2) of a 4 page newspaper. Still a uncommon volume 1 issue. Irregular along the left margin, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 12, 2019 09:20

$17.99
177252

Rare WAYNESVILLE Village Warren County OHIO Pre Civil War 1852 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865357970

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIAMI VISITOR, Waynesville, Ohio, June 4, 1852 * Rare pre-Civil War title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Some wear with small tears at the margins and folds, light foxing, otherwise good.

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Ends December 12, 2019 09:12

$27.99
177251

WATERGATE POLITICAL SCANDAL Richard Nixon Tapes 1974 NYC Daily News Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865351333

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York, New York, September 11, 1974 * Watergate political scandal * President Richard Nixon and his Cabinet The front page of this issue features a headline that reads: "MAY PARDON ALL IN WATERGATE" with two related photos. (see) More inside. Twenty-eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 12, 2019 09:05

$29.99
177250

1958 LEBANON CRISIS United States Marines Operation Blue Bat 1958 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865345802

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, EXTRA, Los Angeles, July 15, 1958 * 1958 Lebanon crisis - Beirut * Operation Blue Bat * United States Marines The front page has a nice banner headline: "5000 U. S. MARINES IN LEBANON LANDING" with subhead and related photo. Nice for display. First section only with pages 1-16, some wear at the central fold and right margin with minimal text loss, otherwise good.

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:58

$39.99
177249

Best LOS ANGELES DODGERS Wins World Series Baseball Champions 1959 LA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572070364

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MIRROR NEWS - World Series Extra, Los Angeles, Oct. 8, 1959 * Los Angeles Dodgers * World Series champions Just the 2nd season of the Dodges in Los Angeles, after moving from Brooklyn, they won the World Series, proclaimed here in a Los Angeles newspaper. The bold headline above the masthead reads: "WE DID IT ! " with: "Dodgers Win 9-3, Take Series". The ftpg. includes 3 photos of the game as well as the "Box Score". Complete 1st section only with pages 1-16, generally nice.

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:46

$79.99
177248

JUDY GARLAND Wizard of Oz Actress Singer DEATH 1969 Los Angeles Calif Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572065893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 23, 1969 * Judy Garland death * Wizard of OZ fame * INCOMPLETE ISSUE ! Headline above the masthead reads: "Judy Garland, 47, Found Dead" with a subhead: "Judy Garland Dies in London at 47; Tragedy Haunted Star" and two related photos. Great to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, the home of the film & entertainment industry. Rare as such. Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs of the 1st section only (pages 1,2 & 27,28), light toning and minor wear at the central fold and left margin.

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:42

$49.99
177247

HOWARD HUGHES Aviator & Business Magante Airplane Flight DEATH 1976 LA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865330040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, April 6, 1976 * Howard Hughes death (1st report) * Aviation & business fame The front page headline announces: "HUGHES DIES OF STROKE ON PLANE" with subheads and photo of Howard Hughes. More on page. Nice to have in a Los Angeles publication, rare as such. First section only with pages 1-20, a few printing flaws does not affect readability, generally nice.

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:35

$49.99
177246

JAMES STRANG Beaver Island Lake Michigan MORMONS Church Kingdom 1853 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572054476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 5, 1853 * Mormons - Mormonism * James Strang - Strangite Church * Beaver Island (Lake Michigan) About 40% of page 5 is taken up with a very historic article headed: "The Beaver Island Mormons". As a bit of background, In the 1850's Beaver Island, Michigan, was home to a unique American religious colony under the self-appointed "King Strang", leader of the Strangite Mormon Church. The island's association with Mormonism began with the death of Joseph Smith. Most Latter Day Saints considered Brigham Young to be Smith's successor, but many others followed James J. Strang. Strang founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite), claiming it to be the sole legitimate continuatio... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:25

$99.99
177245

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Ford's Theatre John Wilkes Booth ASSASSINATION in 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572051986

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PEORIA DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Illinois, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Actor John Wilkes Booth * Ford's Theatre play Although 2 days after most newspapers reported the assassination, this page 2 account of all the news reads just like a first report. The 2nd column has a nice stack of heads including: "HORRIBLE TRAGEDY!" "ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN!" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward!" "He Is Stabbed in the Neck Three Times!" "The Assassins Escape!" "The Country Terribly Excited!" "The Assassins Known and Described!" "Various Reports Concerning The Terrible Event" "The President's Death-Bed" "and more. Almost the entirety of pg. 2 is taken up with related news items concerning th... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:19

$349.99
177244

SUMMER JAM at Watkins Glen ROCK FESTIVAL w/ Photos Grateful Dead 1973 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572047955

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUNDAY NEWS, New York, July 29, 1973 * Summer Jam at Watkins Glen, New York * Rock music festival - Grateful Dead * Bigger than Woodstock Simply a terrific & displayable newspaper on the Summer Jam of 1973 with the headline: "600,000 JAM WATKINS GLEN - Rockfest Outdraws Woodstock" with the balance of the ftpg. a photo of thousands, with caption noting in part: "In one of the most unbelievable collections of people in nation's history, rack fans stand should to shoulder inside Grand Prix race trace for start of 12 hour concert...The crowd of 600,000 surpassed attendance at Woodstock fest in '69." The article appears on page 3 which also features another large photo. Complete in 40 pages, tabloid-size, very nice, cl... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:16

$79.99
177243

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Johnb Adams Election Win 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865284237

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 27, 1793 * President George Washington * Historic 2nd election victory Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the report at the top of page 3 announcing the opening of the votes for President & Vice President. History tells us that it was on February 13, 1793, when Congress officially tabulated the votes from the election of 1792. A page 3 column begins: "The votes for President and Vice President of the United States, as ascertained by the two Houses of Congress, are as follows: GEORGE WASHINGTON, 132; JOHN ADAMS, 77; George Clinton, 50; Thomas Jefferson, 4; Aaron Burr, 1. And the two former have been proclaimed President and Vice-President for four yea... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:12

$899.90
177242

Historic & Rare GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Medieval City Conflagration 1666 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572039956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, September 3, 1666 * The Great London Fire issue (historic) This issue certainly ranks as one of the premiere issues of all 17th century newspapers, announcing one of the most tragic events of the period. This issue was published during the outbreak of what would be known as the Great London Fire, which destroyed much of the city of London. Since it was an early report, the article is found at the bottom of the back page of this single sheet issue, beginning with the dateline: "London, Sept. 2 About two o'clock this morning a sudden and lamentable fire brake out in this City which continues still with great violence, and hath already burnt down to the ground many houses thereabouts..." with further... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:07

$8,499.99
177241

Best LOU GEHRIG DAY Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth SPEECH 1939 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572033491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 5, 1939 * Lou Gehrig day at Yankee Stadium - Yankees * Famous 'luckiest man on the face of the earth' speech * Best title to be had - very rare as such This issue will remain one of the most coveted by baseball fans, as it reports--from the city where it happened--one of the most notable & heart-warming events in the annals of baseball history. The sports have has a headline: "Gehrig's Ovation Grandest in Baseball History" with subheads: "Sincere Tribute Brings Tears to Lou's Eyes" "Stricken Star Makes Hit as Orator Before '27 Mates and Other Notables". A very lengthy report which includes a few notes about his speech, beginning: "Two weeks ago I got a bad break, yet today I count mysel... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:00

$399.99
177240

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Sumter NC North Carolina Secedes 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572020490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRI-WEEKLY WATCHMAN, Sumter, South Carolina, May 24, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title * North Carolina secession Never before have we offered a newspaper from Sumter, S.C. The title as printed at the top of pages 2 & 3 is “Sumter Tri-Weekly Watchman”. Within the masthead is printed: “Devoted to General Intelligence and Southern Independence.” Perhaps the most historic report is the page 2 column head: “Secession Of North Carolina!” “One of the Confederate States!!” “North Carolina Free---Lincoln’s Military Despotism Repudiated” with the report containing the text of the “Ordinance” titled: “To dissolve the Union between the State of ... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 07:40

$549.99
177239

Rare JOHN WILKES BOOTH Ford's Theatre Play Advertisement 1863 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865238882

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1863 * John Wilkes Booth as an actor * Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C. Page 3 has an advertisement headed: "FORD'S NEW THEATRE" which has three mentions of the name J. Wilkes Booth: "Last Night But One of the distinguished Tragedian MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." and then: "This Friday Evening, Nov. 13th, Final Benefit of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH...Richard III..." and then also: "Tomorrow (Saturday) Evening, Last appearance of MR. J. WILKES BOOTH..." with more detail. Page 2 has an article: "Mr. Booth's Richard III" which begins: "Mr. J. Wilkes Boo... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 07:32

$424.99
177238

NATHANIEL GORDON Slave Trader Verdict & Abraham Lincoln 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572001116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 7, 1862 * re. Slave trader Nathaniel Gordon's execution * Abraham Lincoln refuses to commute sentence The most noteworthy item is found on the front page headed: "The Case of Gordon" "The Text of the President's Respite--No Hope for a Pardon" which includes President Lincoln's warrant refusing to commute Captain Nathaniel Gordon's sentence, although he did provide a few weeks of delay. On February 21, 1862, Nathaniel Gordon became the only slave trader in the history of the United States to be tried, convicted, and executed for being engaged in the slave trade. Various ftpg. column heads on the Civil War including: "Important From Kentucky" "The Impending Battle at Fort Henry" "Rumored Capture... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 07:24

$89.99
177237

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


eBay Auction Item # 392571997388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 16, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House There is much on the President-elect, Abraham Lincoln, as he makes his way from Springfield to Washington for his inauguration. Page 2 has: 'Mr. Lincoln For Washington" "Occurrences at Home Prior to the President's Departure" "Progress of the President Elect Towards the White House" "Cheers, Salutes & Bouquets" "Old Abe's Speech at Pittsburg" and page 3 has "The Journey of the President Elect" "Important Speeches of Mr. Lincoln on the Crisis & the Tariff Question" "The Arrival & Reception at Cleveland" "Incidents Along the Route" and more. Quite a bit of reporting. Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends December 12, 2019 07:22

$39.99
177236

OPERATION VALKYRIE Adolph Hitler Assassination Attempt Nazi PURGE 1944 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865229451

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, July 23, 1944 * Adolph Hitler escapes assassination plot * Operation Valkyrie - Loyal aides stay put The last column of the ftpg. has: "HITLER PLEADS WITH ARMY TO REMAIN LOYAL" with a subhead. The article carries over to pg. 2 where there is a photo of Hitler with Mussolini. This was shortly after the attempted assassination of Hitler. The complete issue, nice condition, small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends December 12, 2019 07:19

$49.99
177235

(3) KING EDWARD VIII Abdication for Wallis Simpson George VI 1936 Old Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 392571982157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, a trio of issues dated Dec. 10, 11 & 12, 1936 * King Edward VIII abdication (3 issues) * Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor * King George VI (Duke of York) takes over The banner headline on each: "ABDICATION OF KING IS FORMALLY ANNOUNCED" with photos of his successor, Prince Albert & Elizabeth, Duchess of York; "Albert Becomes King as Abdication Is Approved" and "GEORGE PROCLAIMED KING" with a photo of Prince Albert. Nice trio of issues on perhaps the most noted royal "scandal" of the 20th century. Each issue complete, all 3 still bound together, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends December 12, 2019 07:15

$67.99
176649

CHARLES LUCKY LUCIANO New York City MAFIA Gangster Dutch Schultz 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392531209455

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 1, 1935 * Charles "Lucky" Luciano * re. Dutch Schultz murder * New York City gangster - mob boss * 1935 Helena earthquake The front page has a one column heading: "LUCIANA IS LINKED TO 3 BRONX DEATHS; GANG LIST ISSUED" with subheads. (see) Was he responsible for the recent murder of fellow NYC gangster Dutch Schultz ? Lucky Luciano ranks as the #1 successful gangster of all-time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, light toning, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends December 11, 2019 16:02

$40.00
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