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170184

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Post Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576029634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, Dec. 4, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Post 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 five weeks after the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. A wealth of local and regional reports including most of a column headed: "Local Splinters". Mining items & announcements, court proceedings, and even a mention of Billy the Kid under the heading: "Murderers Out of Limbo". The report is da... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:25

$2,275.00
170183

Rare 18th Century COLONIAL NEW YORK Short Lived Publication 1753 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576029366

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, June 28, 1753 * Rare Colonial New York original * Short lived title This rare newspaper lasted for less than one year, publishing but 52 issues. Primarily moral and political essays, it gave offense to men in power and was "suppressed by authorities", as Brigham relates. The imprint appears at the bottom of the back page, noting: "New York: Printed by J. Parker at the New Printing Office in Beaver Street...". A fine opportunity to purchase at a reasonable price a very early issue--over 265 years old--by James Parker from the colonial press of New York. American titles from the 1750's are rarely found. Four pages, 6 3/4 by 10 3/4 inches, a bit of rubbing at the folds with a ... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:25

$235.00
170182

CONFEDERATE STATES Siege of Corinth MS Mississippi MAP 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392221261876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1862 * Siege of Corinth, Mississippi * Confederate states map The front page features a very nice map headed: "RETREAT OF THE REBEL ARMY FROM CORINTH" with the map showing from New Orleans to Memphis, to Pensacola. There are many nice first column war heads as well including: "ANOTHER TRIUMPH" "Corinth in Possession of Gen. Halleck" "Important Events Proceeding the Evacuation" "Heavy Fighting & Important Positions Gained" "Retreat of the Rebels & Occupation of Corinth by Our Forces" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, two stained areas as shown.

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:25

$26.00
170181

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection Invasion ARREST 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576028915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 13, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia The front page has: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Arrest of Another Alleged Insurgent" 'Public Opinion in Virginia" "The Feeling In Alabama" and more, plus a small ftpg. item headed: "The Slave Trade--The Slave Ship Emily" (see). Eight pages, irregular loss at the spine causes some text loss but not remotely close to the noted articles.

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:24

$38.00
170180

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg Intolerable Acts 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392221260985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, December 22, 1774 * Very rare colonial Williamsburg * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Intolerable Acts creation This newspaper was published by John Pinkney, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. Pinkney continued this title which just months prior was published by Virginia's first woman printer, Clementina Rind, noting in the masthead: "Printed by John Pinkney, For The Benefit Of Clementina Rind's Children." A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia, as any experienced collector is aware. Most of the front page is taken up with: "An Address to Pro... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:22

$3,950.00
170179

ALF LANDON Republican Party Presidential Nomination Victory 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392221260786

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 12, 1936 * Alf Landon presidential nomination * Republican Party nominee * Governor of Kansas The front page has a great banner headline: "LANDON CHOSEN! UNANIMOUS" with subheads and photo. Nice for display. More on the following pages with full page pictorial. Complete with all 44 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:22

$42.00
170178

ERICH LUDENDORFF German Army World War I WWI General DEATH 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576026410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 20, 1937 * Erich Ludendorff death (1st report) * German World War I - WWI general * Battle of Liege & Tannenberg fame The front page has a great banner headline: "GEN. VON LUDENDORFF IS DEAD" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 3 with small photo of Ludendorff. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:21

$44.00
170177

Rare LOS ANGELES Southern California Wild Old West 1874 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576026175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, April 6, 1874 * Rare Old West title This 4 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 & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Complete in 4 pages, small stain in upper masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:21

$40.00
170176

EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392221260172

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 26, 1669 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & di... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:20

$37.00
170175

NOTRE DAME STADIUM Fighting Irish Football OPENS 1st Ever Game in 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392221259370

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, October 5, 1930 * Notre Dame Stadium opening * 1st ever game - Fighting Irish * "Touchdown Jesus" fame The front page of this section has a one column heading: "AERIAL IN FINAL MINUTES WINS FOR NOTRE DAME" (see) First report coverage continues on the next page with lineups and related photo. Complete section 2 (sports) only with all 14 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:19

$42.00
170174

SULTAN OF MUSCAT AND OMAN America Visit w/ President FDR 1938 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576024823

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 6, 1938 * Sultan of Muscat and Oman * Said III bin Taimur * Yataghan - Turkish sword The bottom of the front page has a very brief report with a small and somewhat discrete heading: "Sultan's Gift to Roosevelt Is Gold Handled Saber" See image for brief text here. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:18

$44.00
170173

BONNIE AND CLYDE Parker & Barrow Texas Prison Escape Fight PHOTO 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576024615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1934 * Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow * Prison escape and gunfight * Infamous photo of the pair (rare) Page 4 has a report straight out of the movies with a one column heading: "Gunman Shoot 2 Guards, Free 5 From Prison" with subhead. But what is great about this issue is the infamous photo of the duo also on page 5. The only time I've seen this photo in a newspaper was the report of their demise a few months later. Rare as such. This event was in the 1967 movie "Bonnie & Clyde" starring Warren Beatty & Faye Dunaway. Notice the mention of Bonnie Parker being a cigar smoking woman. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for ... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:18

$167.00
170172

Best WILLIAM JACK "THREE FINGERS" WHITE Gangster Assasssination 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392221257417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 24, 1934 * William Jack "Three Fingers" White assassination * Chicago prohibition era gangster - Chicago Outfit * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "SLAY '3 FINGERED JACK' WHITE" with subhead. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 7. Three related photos are on the back page. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic,... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:17

$152.00
170155

CHRISTMAS Print Thomas Nast SANTA CLAUS 1873 Harper's Weekly - Children Dreams


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575096314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873 * Caricaturist Thomas Nast * Christmas - Santa Claus Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again" showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well. There are many other prints in the issue but they pale in comparison to this great centerfold. And This issue was never bound nor trimmed, with wider margins than normal, no binding holes at the central fold. The condition of this Nast print is terrific.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:54

$255.00
170154

Great SANTA CLAUS Christmas Thomas Nast PRINT Harper's Weekly 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220633846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1874 * Thomas Nast * Santa Claus * Christmas This is just the front leaf of this issue, which features a terrific & very desirable Thomas Nast illustration: "Christmas Eve - Santa Claus Waiting for the Children to Get to Sleep." Nast Santa Claus prints are much in demand as he is credited with creating the modern "jolly" version of Santa. Very nice condition, light browning at the margin edges, very displayable.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:53

$186.00
170153

re. XYZ AFFAIR French Relations with France & JOHN ADAMS Letter 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575095663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 27, 1798 * re. the XYZ Affair * France relations * John Adams Pg. 2 has an address of Congregational ministers of Mass. to the President, with his reply signed in type: John Adams. Also an address of the Mass. Assembly to him concerning the XYZ Affair, with his response signed: John Adams. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:53

$58.00
170152

PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania Very Rare & Early 1736 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220633641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, Feb. 24, 1735/6 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare The double year reflects the two calendars in use at the time. My today's calendar the year is 1736. As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1736. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the American colonies. This is a great issue from the premier city of the colonies at that time--when Ben Franklin was just beginning his career--and a handsome issue as well, as the m... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:52

$3,675.00
170151

CIVIL WAR MAP Wilmington NC w/ William T. Sherman's Coastal March 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575095183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 27, 1865 * General William T. Sherman * Coastal march in Carolinas * Battle of Wilmington NC The ftpg. is dominated by a huge & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR. The Whole Theatre of the Operations of Grant, Sherman, Schofield, Lee, Johnston, Bragg, Beauregard and Hardee." Among the ftpg. column heads: "SHERMAN" "Grand Preparations to Check the Advance of Our Army Through the Carolinas" "Sherman's Doom Looked Upon as Sealed" "THE SOUTH" & so much more, both on the ftpg. & inside.. Eight pages, small binding slits at the spine, good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:52

$56.00
170150

BRANDON MS Mississippi Gen. William T. Sherman Victory 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220633155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1864 * War in Germany map * American Civil War reports The front page has a map of a portion of Europe headed: "The War In Schleswig-Holstein. The Territorial Points Assaulted by the Germans" with related text. Also on the ftpg: "Reported Decisive Battle Near Brandon, Miss." "Victory of General Sherman's Forces Over Polk's Rebel Army" "Roddy's Rebels Driven Back from the Tennessee River" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:51

$28.00
170149

Great 1865 ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Death Washington D.C. FUNERAL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575094136

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Great front page reporting This is one of the best "non-first report" issues on Lincoln's assassination and funeral I've seen. See the photos for the nice front page headlines which take over half of the first column and include: "OUR GRIEF" "Additional Details of the Terrible Event of Friday Night" "Incidents Connected with the Sad Affair" "Scene of The Murder" "Sorrow in The Metropolis" and much more. The entire front page is taken up with these reports, including much on the details of the actual assassination, plus even more on pages 2, 4 & 8 as well. Various reports on the closing moments of the Civil War also. The front page also includes a letter... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:50

$225.00
170148

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination (Day of) GRANT'S Victory Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575093897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1865 * The day Abraham Lincoln was shot * Civil War ending events - U.S. Grant The front page has some nice reports on the very end of the Civil War, with first column heads including: "IMPORTANT" "Arrival of Gen. Grant in Washington" "The Results Of His Victory" "Visit of Lee to Danville To Advise Johnston to Surrender" "Important Military Order" "All Drafting & Recruiting Stopped" and more, including the official announcement signed by Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War, ending the draft (see). Also on the front page: "SHERMAN" "The Army Under Marching Orders" "Enthusiasm of Sherman's Men Over the Fall of Richmond" "RICHMOND" "The Virginia Soldiers Reported to Have Deserted Lee Before the S... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:50

$97.00
170147

Best UNIVERSITY IF CHICAGO Robert Maynard Hutchins as President 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220632308

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 26, 1929 * Robert Maynard Hutchins * University of Chicago president * Best title to be has - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "HEADS UNIVERSITY AT 30" with subheads. Nice for display. Photo of Hutchins is on the back page. First report coverage on Robert Maynard Hutchins becoming the youngest president of a university in America. Probably only reported in a Chicago publication. Complete with all 48 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:49

$45.00
170146

MARION INDIANA Grant County Jail NEGROES Mob Lynchings Hangings 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575093292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 9, 1930 * Marion, Indiana * Negroes lynchings * Grant County Jail The front page has a one column heading: "TROOPS ON WAY TO MARION, IND., AFTER LYNCHING" with subhead. Two related photos are on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 22 pages, This is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine. wikipedia notes: A lynching occurred in Marion on August 7, 1930. A large mob estimated at 2,000 gathered at the city jail where three young black men were held on charges of killing a white ma... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:49

$45.00
170145

CHARLIE LAWSON Stokes County North Carolina Christmas Day MURDERS 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575092807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 26, 1929 * Charlie Lawson family murders (1st report) * Stokes County, North Carolina tobacco farm * Christmas Day shotgun murder & suicide The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "INSANE FARMER SLAYS WIFE, SIX CHILDREN, SELF" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:48

$67.00
170144

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH England to Australia Airplane Race Flight 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575092401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1930 * Aviator Charles Kingsford Smith * England to Australia air race * Record breaking airplane flight Page 11 has a one column heading: "CUTS RECORD 5 DAYS IN AUSTRALIA FLIGHT" with subheads and photo of Smith. (see) Coverage on his record breaking flight from England to Australia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:47

$40.00
170143

SUMMER OLYMPICS Amsterdam Netherlands Opening Ceremonies Opens 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220631322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, July 29, 1928 * 1928 Summer Olympics * Amsterdam, Netherlands * Opening ceremonies The front page has a nice banner headline: "FISTS MAR OLYMPIC OPENING" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete 1st and 2nd section only with 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:47

$45.00
170142

RMS QUEEN MARY Cunard Ocean Liner MAIDEN VOYAGE to America Photo 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220631136

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 2, 1936. * Cunard liner RMS Queen Mary * Maiden voyage to America (arrival) The front page has a one column heading: "Land, Sea, Air Din 'Welcome' to Queen Mary" Photo of the famous ocean liner on the Hudson River. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:46

$44.00
170141

Bank Robber JOHN DILLINGER Warsaw Indiana Police Station Raid 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575089682

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 13, 1934 * John Dillinger gang raids police station * Warsaw, Indiana * Post famous escape from jail (wooden gun) The front page has a one column heading: "Link Dillinger To New Raid ON Police Station" (see) Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:45

$44.00
170140

BONNIE AND CLYDE Texas Patrolmen Murders & John Dillinger Hunted 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575082455

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 2, 1934 * Bonnie and Clyde commit murders * Highway patrolmen - police officers * John Dillinger hunted w/ photo Page 9 has a one column heading: "Killing Of Police Spurs Hunt For Texas Outlaws" First report coverage on the killing of two patrolmen by Clyde Barrow and his "cigar smoking" woman companion, Bonnie Parker. Rare to find reporting on this famous duo prior to their deaths. Also on the same page is another one column heading: "ST. PAUL POLICE FIND DILLINGER FINGERPRINTS" with subhead and related photo. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our mind... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:36

$97.00
170139

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220626496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, September 27, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. The front page includes an item beginning: "Poor McDowell, a fat, jolly, good-natured follow, of no special merit or capacity, was place... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:36

$146.00
170138

ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ PRISON The Rock 1st Successfull Breakout ? 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575081488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 17, 1937 * Alcatraz Island Prison, San Francisco Bay * First successful escape ? (1st report) * Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe The front page features a great banner headline: "TWO ESCAPE ALCATRAZ IN FOG" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 2 with 2 small photos of the pair of escapees. two more related photos are on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 46 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:35

$62.00
170137

TED HEALY DEATH 1st Report THREE STOOGES Creator Larry Moe Curly 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220624991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 22, 1937 * Ted Healy death (1st report) * Three Stooges fame * Al "Scarface" Capone The front page has a on e column heading: "Ted Healy Dies Suddenly; Sift Story of Fight" with small photo of Healy. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:33

$48.00
170136

Huge WARREN HARDING Republican Presidential Nomination PHOTO 1920 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575079217

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, June 20, 1920 * Warren Harding nominated for President * 1928 Republican National Convention This is complete 20 page "Rotogravure Picture Section" only has the front page entirely taken up with a huge photo captioned: "Senator Warren Gamaliel Harding OF Ohio, Republican Nominee for President of the United States" Nice for display. Other topics throughout, minor margin wear, otherwise very nice.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:32

$33.00
170135

CHRISTMAS Prints Thomas Nast SANTA CLAUS Harper's Weekly 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220624062

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876 * Santa Claus - Christmas * Thomas Nast print The full front page shows: "Christmas-Eve In A Light House". Inside has a fullpg: "Christmas Eve--Getting Ready For Santa Claus" "Christmas In A Fishing Smack" and a few others. But the prime Christmas print has to be the very nice full page Thomas Nast print: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas" showing a child hanging a Christmas stocking at the fireplace, with a cameo print of Santa Claus in the fireplace screen. Nast is noted for creating the modern-day version of Santa Claus. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed with wider margins than normal, minimal margin wear, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:31

$120.00
170134

JAKE KILRAIN Heavyweight Boxing Bare Knuckle Boxer DEATH Killion 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575076362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 23, 1937 * Jake Kilrain death * Heavyweight boxing * Bare knuckle era The front page of section 2 (sports) has one column heading: "JAKE KILRAIN, BARE KNUCKLE VETERAN, DIES" with 2 photos. First report coverage on death of famous bare knuckle boxer, Jake Kilrain. He was best knownfor his 76 round fight with John L. Sullivan, which was the last bare knuckle championship in boxing history. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:29

$42.00
170116

WAR ADMIRAL Horse Racing Wins at Hialeah Park Race Track Florida 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218669267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, February 20, 1938 * War Admiral's 1st win as a 4 year old * Hialeah Park Race Track - Florida Near the bottom of the front page of this section has a two column heading: "War Admiral Wins Hialeah Stake Before Record Crowd" Reporting continues on page 4 with related photo and race chart. First report coverage on War Admiral winning his 1st race as a four year old at Hialeah Park Race Track in Florida. Complete section 2 (sports) only with all 8 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:37

$38.00
170115

BUSINESS PLOT Coup d'état Franklin D. Roosevelt & Smedley Butler 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372572058220

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 21, 1934 * Business Plot - political conspiracy * Marine Corps major general Smedley Butler * Coup d'état planned against Franklin D. Roosevelt The front page has a great banner headline: "'PLOT U. S. COUP': GEN. BUTLER" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Butler. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine. wikipedia notes: Retired U.S. Marine Corps officer Smedley Butler caused an uproar when he gave testimony before a House of Representatives committee on un-American... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:37

$72.00
170114

JESSE JAMES Gang Bardstown Kentucky & 2nd Petersburg Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372572056964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 20, 1864 * Jesse James takes Bardstown, Kentucky * Second Battle of Petersburg, Virginia Page 5 has an intriguing report, albeit rather small, headed: "The Rebel Raiders In Kentucky" "Capture of Bardstown by Jesse's Gang". The full report can be seen in the photos below, beginning: "Jesse's rebel gang, numbering from twenty to thirty, attacked Bardstown yesterday morning..." with more. Although not mentioned by name as Jesse James, more than one website notes Jesse James spent much time in the Bardstown area. During the Civil War Jesse was a member of the notorious William Quantrill gang and later was with "Bloody" Bill Anderson, raiding many of the towns in the western theater of the Civil War. ... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:36

$85.00
170113

Best ELVIS PRESLEY DEATH Rare Memphis TN Tennessee w/ Photos 1977 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218668341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MEMPHIS PRESS-SCIMITAR, Tennessee, August 17, 1977. * Hometown Issue * Elvis Presley Death * Great For Display The front page has a historic banner headline: "Memphis Leads World in Mourning For Elvis Presley" with subheads and related photos. Photos inside as well. (see) Best to have in this title. Complete in 50 pages, minor creasing along central fold, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:36

$40.00
170112

HERCULES POWDER COMPANY Kenvil NJ New Jersey EXPLOSION Disaster 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218668080

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 14, 1940 * Hercules Powder Company explosion * Kenvil NJ New Jersey (1st report) * World War II coverage The front page has a small one column heading: "42 Known Dead in Powder Blast" See image for brief report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 22 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within masthead, generally nice.

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:36

$38.00
170111

Best AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Shoots Self by Accident1928 Chicago Gangster Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218667771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 21, 1928 * Chicago gangland wars * Al 'Scarface' Capone shoots self * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "'ANNIHILATE MAFIA'--JUDGE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. But what is most interesting about this issue is a front page report with a one column heading: "Capone Shot by Own Pistol; It's Accident" (see) This event may be something that most gangster collectors wasn't aware of. Might be a report that was only published in a Chicago newspaper. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:35

$67.00
170110

Best CHICAGO GANGLAND WARS Rival Alcohol Gangsters Battles Photos 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218667552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 10, 1935 * Chicago gangland wars * Prohibition & great depression * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "THREE SLAIN IN ALCOHOL WAR" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on you... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:35

$47.00
170109

President FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT Inauguration FDR Inaugural Address1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372572055006

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 21, 1937 * President Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR 2nd inauguration The front page has a seven column heading: "Aid 40 Million Impoverished, the President Pleads" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 4 with complete text of the inaugural address. Nice photos are on the back page. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:34

$57.00
170108

BEST 1st Ever MLB Baseball ALL-STAR GAME Babe Ruth Home Run PHOTOS1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218667078

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 7, 1933. * 1st All-Star Game (historic) * Major league baseball MLB * Babe Ruth shines w/ photos * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a five column heading: "American Stars Win Game of Century" with subheads that include: "HOMER BY RUTH HELPS DEFEAT NATIONALS, 4-2" (see) the front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline: "PERFECT TEAM PLAY MARKS GAME OF CENTURY" with subheads and photos of both teams. Nice for display. also a great full back page pictorial which includes two photos of Babe Ruth, one showing him hitting the home run and the other showing him crossing home plate. First report coverage on the very 1st major league baseball all-star game. Gr... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:33

$138.00
170106

Rare VELASCO TX pre Freeport Brazoria County TEXAS Map 1892 Volume 1 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372572053531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VELASCO DAILY TIMES, Texas, Jan. 28, 1892 * Rare Southwestern title * Possibly the first time offered anywhere (see note) A rare title as it existed for less than six months. Velasco was a town in Texas that was later annexed by the city of Freeport. Founded in 1831, Velasco is situated on the east side of the Brazos River four miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The town's early history is closely tied with the Battle of Velasco and the Texas Revolution. Velasco was an important entry point for American settlers in Texas. In 1836 following the decisive Battle of San Jacinto, Velasco was named a temporary capital of the Republic of Texas by the interim President David G. Burnet. In 1837, the final actions of the Battle of Br... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:31

$52.00
170105

1940 SUPERMAN Yr 1 #10 COLOR Comic Strip McClure Syndicate Joe Shuster Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372572052659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, January 7, 1940 * Superman (color comic strip) - #10 * 1st year of publication * Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster This is a first year printing (2 month's from the 1st) 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. At its peak the color comic appeared in 90 Sunday papers with a readership of over 90 million. This is Superman strip #10 as noted in the first box with the artwork by Joe Shuster. Included is not just the Superman str... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:31

$92.00
170104

THE WHITE HOUSE President Herbert Hoover Christmas Eve FIRE 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218664880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 25, 1929 * Fire at the White House * President Herbert Hoover The front page has a great banner headline: "WHITE HOUSE ANNEX BURNS" with subheads. Nice for display. Related photo on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 48 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:30

$57.00
170072

CONFEDERATE Battle of Coosawhatchie SC GENERAL SHERMAN Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571007172

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 17, 1864 * Battle of Coosawhatchie SC South Carolina * William T. Sherman's march to the sea in progress * In a Confederate title from the rebel capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, and from late in the war when hope was beginning to fade for the Confederacy. The front page begins with a lengthy editorial which comments on several aspects of the war (see for portions). Also reporting from the "Confederate States Congress" and "The Virginia Legislature" plus: "Latest News From the North--Latest From Sherman" & other items. The back page has: "From Sherman's Army--Operations Along the South Carolina Coast--Battle of Coosawatchie--Latest From Sherman" "... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:29

$88.00
170071

SOUTHERN TELEGRAPH Civil War Richmond Va CONFEDERATE 1863 Newspaper w/ EDITORIAL


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372571006795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 8, 1863 * Southern telegraph A famous newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Most of the front page is taken up with various reports on: "The Southern Telegraph". Also on the ftpg. is a dispatch to General Robert E. Lee signed in type: Braxton Bragg which concerns the telegraph as well. The back page has a nearly column long editorial concerning the Civil War, beginning: "These are the last days of the longest truce in the war...In another week the ground will...be dry enough for military transport & manoeuvre...before May day will have already reddened the whole field..." with more (see photos). Also: "Very Latest From the North--Important from Europe--Complete Success... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:28

$82.00
170070

CIVIL WAR IMMINENT North vs. South Tensions in Rare 1861 Wilmington NC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217907376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, Jan. 29, 1861 * North vs. South is imminent * From the future Confederacy An issue from what would become an important Confederate port once the war would commence in just over two months. Among page 2 reports are: "From Charleston" "From Washington" "From Virginia" "A Projected Railroad" and other items. Page 3 & 4 are entirely taken up with advertisements. Complete in 4 pages and in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:28

$33.00
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