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MAE WEST Actress Arrest & Wall Street's Clarence W. Barron Death 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391999878004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 3, 1928 * Clarence W. Barron death (1st report) * Important Wall Street figure * Mae West arrest The front page has one column headings that include: "CLARENCE W. BARRON, PUBLISHER, IS DEAD" "Head of The Wall St. Journal a Victim of Catarrhal Jaundice at 73 in Battle Creek" "Noted Financial Figure" and more with smaller subheads. Text continues on page 2 with photo of Barron. Page 33 has one column headlines that include: "COURT STAYS POLICE ON MAE WEST PLAY" and more. (see) Coverage on her arrest for participating in a play with a sexual theme. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was pr... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2018 06:31

$42.00
161760

LILY LANGTRY Hollywood Actress DEATH & Charles Lindbergh Engaged 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235709196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 13, 1929 * Lily Langtry death * Charles Lingbergh The front page has a one column head: "Lily Langtry Dies on Rivera at 74" which continues on page 20 where is found a one column photo of Lily Langtry. At the top of the front page is a two column head: "Col. Lindbergh Betrothed to Miss Anne S. Morrow; Lands in Cuba After Delay" with more on page 3. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2018 16:20

$57.00
161641

Rare DRESS PATTERNS Insert 1879 Women's FASHION Prints Harpers Bazar Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391989651852

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S BAZAR, New York, May 29, 1869 * Victorian fashions * Dress pattern "Supplement" included! This is the famous fashion periodical subtitled: "A Repository of Fashion, Pleasure, and Instruction" from the successful publishing house of Harper Brothers. It is the oldest continuously published fashion magazine in the world having begun in 1867. The early issues offered elegantly handy hints on living & dressing well, covering everything from the avant-garde to running a country home. There are a wealth of fashion-themed prints with this issue, with text as well (see). Of particular rarity is the large foldout dress pattern included with this issue. Since it was simply loose and not... See More  

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Ends March 28, 2018 15:32

$36.00
161635

Actress THELMA TODD Hollywood Film Death SUICIDE ? Accident ? 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391989647285

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1935 * Actress Thelma Todd death * Suicide? - Accidental? The front page has a one column heading: "THELMA TODD DEAD; FOUND IN GARAGE" with subheads (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 4 with photo of Todd (see photos). The cause of her death is still in debate till this day. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 28, 2018 15:24

$42.00
161506

Great HERALDIC EAGLE Masthead Engraving on Rare 1863 Civil War Era OLD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372229316134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, April 18, 1863 * Heraldic eagle masthead engraving * Uncommon title * Civil War era original The masthead features a very large heraldic eagle with a 7 inch wingspan holding in its beak a banner with the title. Mostly filled with literary items including a ftpg. story: "The Pirate's Legacy, A Tale of the Present War" by Lieut. C.P. Morgan, U.S.N., with a print of 3 sailors. Inside has a comical print captioned: "I licked him till he yelled like a puppy." showing a woman in a soldier's uniform whipping another soldier with an umbrella (see). A short article: "Power of Music In Battle" is nice (see). Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:34

$27.00
154916

WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR Actor & Director re. MURDER Mystery 1929 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820942717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1929 * re. William Desmond Taylor murder * Irish-American Hollywood actor and director The front page has one column headings: "SAYS ACTRESS MURDERED TAYLOR" "Ex-Governor Richardson of California Asserts Efforts to Try Her Were Blocked" and more. (see) This murder is still unsolved to this day. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, a little irregular along the spine, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 11:07

$34.00
160803

ANNA SAGE "Woman in Red" re. John Dillinger's Murder $5000 Reward 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969815402

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 29, 1935 * re. John Dillinger's assassination * Anna Sage - Ana Cumpănaș * "Woman in Red" $$ reward The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "TIP ON DILLINGER HALTS DEPORTATION" with subheads that include: "'Woman in Red' Says Purvis Promised to Have Alien Proceedings Dropped" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2018 15:24

$38.00
160761

GOLFING ILLUSTRATIONS William Thomas Smedley 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969046997

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 * William Thomas Smedley * Golfing illustrations The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a print of a woman about to hit a golf ball off a tee, with men golfers in the backround (see). Elsewhere in the issue: full pg. of illus. of "The Sixteenth International Convention of the Societies of Christian Endeavor, at San Francisco, July 7-12." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Mr. Frederick Macmonnies's Group for Prospect Park, Brooklyn." 1/2 pg... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:45

$75.00
160618

LANA TURNER Daughter Cheryl Crane Murders Johnny Stompanato 1958 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372201741023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, April 5, 1958 * Movie actress Lana Turner * Johnny Stompanato murder * 14 year daughter Cheryl Crane The front page has a three column heading: "Lana Turner's Girl Kills Star's Lover" with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on the murder of Johnny Stompanato by 14 year old Cheryl Crane. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2018 09:10

$42.00
160473

Very EARLY Rare WOMAN Publisher OBSERVATOR London 337 Years Old 1681 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962903280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OBSERVATOR, London, November 22, 1681 * Woman publisher This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. Done in a dialogue format, between Whig & Tory. This early single sheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing, but the most intriguing aspect of this issue is that the imprint at the bottom of the back page reads: "London, Printed for Joanna Brome, at the Gun in S. Paul's Church-yard." I believe this to be the earliest periodical we have offered published by a woman. Could it be the earliest woman publisher to be found within a newspaper? Single sheet, 8 by 13 inches... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:22

$42.00
160450

COLUMBUS TX Colorado County Texas Hanging Tree NEGROES LYNCHINGS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962778725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1935 * Columbus, Texas "Hanging Tree" * 2 Negroes lynched - lynching mob The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "TEXAS PROSECUTOR CONDONES LYNCHING" with subheads that include: "Calls Hanging of Two Negroes at Columbus 'Expression of People's Will'" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-qu... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:11

$42.00
160009

Best PRETTY WOMAN Film Movie Opening Day AD Review 1990 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372172511213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 23, 1990 * Best "Pretty Woman" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * American romantic comedy film - Julia Roberts A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Pretty Woman" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? Page 14 of section F has a review of the film headed: ... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2018 15:15

$80.00
159873

Actor and Director WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR Shot Dead Murder 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391946059412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1922 * William Desmond Taylor shot dead The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "MOVIE DIRECTOR FOUND MURDERED IN LOS ANGELES" "William Desmond Taylor of The Famous Players Is Shot Dead in His Home" "Jealousy May Be Motive" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: William Desmon... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 15:02

$52.00
159863

REBECCA LATIMER FELTON 1st Woman U.S. Senator Appointed 1922 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391946048415

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1922 * Rebecca Latimer Felton * White supremacist & Democrat * 1st United States Woman senator * Historic political item The front page has a one column heading: "GEORGIA WOMAN, 87, IS NAMED AS SENATOR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st United States female senator being officially chosen. A historic item on the beginnings of Women in politics. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light even toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends January 14, 2018 14:30

$45.00
159616

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Seneca Falls NY EQUAL RIGHTS Amend. Convention 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941538831

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1923 * Historic Women's Suffrage item * Seneca Falls, New York convention * Woman's rights - Equal Rights Amendment Page one has significant reporting from Seneca Falls, New York, site of the Woman's Rights convention which was celebrating the 75th anniversary of the first woman's rights convention held in 1848. The one column headlines read: "WOMEN ADOPT FORM FOR EQUAL RIGHTS" "National Party Accepts Proposed Wording of Amendment to Constitution" "Called World Movement" "New York State Branch of the Party Elects Mrs. Clarence M. Smith President". This was the beginning of a 49 year struggle to geet the amendment passed, introduced in every session of Congr... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:34

$245.00
159615

GRACE MOORE "Tennessee Nightingale" Makes OPERATIC Soprano Debut 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160789724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, February 8, 1928 * Actress Grace Moore * Makes operatic debut The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Grace Moore's Debut In Opera Is a Triumph" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small address label in the masthead, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: After training in France, Moore made her operatic debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City on February 7, 1928, singing the role of Mimì in Giacomo Puccini's La bohème.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:28

$37.00
159590

Rare 18th Century MARYLAND SLAVE Print & Girl Soldier Hannah Snell 1750 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941315877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1750 * Rare engraving of a Maryland slave * Woman soldier Hannah Snell This issue features a full page plate of two Africans, one of whom, named Job, spent some time in Maryland as a slave, as noted in a brief article which includes: "...he was seized & carried to Joar where he was sold to Capt. Pyke, who...carried him to Maryland and sold him to a planter. Here Job lived about a year without being once beat by his master..." with a bit more, including mention of Mr. Oglethorpe and Georgia as well (see). There is also an article which describes the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia. A page contains at the bottom an illustration of a co... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:17

$165.00
159273

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Gets Airline Transport PILOT LICENSE 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150107534

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 29, 1929 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * Gets Airline Transport Pilot License Page 16 has one column headings: " Permit For Miss Earhart" "She is Fourth Woman to Aviation Transport License" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition. Note: While the major historic events in Amelia Earhart's life can be read about through multiple venues (books, newspapers, magazines, etc.), many of the more obscure events can only be found within a handful (at most) of daily newspapers of her day. Yet, it is these reports which add color to one of the most beloved personalities of the 20th century. Than... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:03

$40.00
159182

MAE WEST Actress is Arrested & Jailed "SEX" Play on Moral Charges 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372139550723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 20, 1927. * Actress Mae West arrested & jailed * Moral obscenity charge in "Sex" play The front page has a one column heading: "MAE WEST JAILED WITH 2 PRODUCERS" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:36

$77.00
159070

MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT Women's Woman Rights Advocate & Writer BOOK 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136456217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: KENTISH GAZETTE, Winchester, England, April 21, 1795 * Mary Wollstonecraft * Women's rights advocate This newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one being the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. The back page has a brief item mentioned Mary Wollstonecraft, one of the earliest woman's rights advocates, with mention of her most famous book: "The author of the Rights of Women, Mrs. Woolstonecraft, is arrived from France in this country..." with a bit more (see). Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:39

$59.00
159066

BONNIE AND CLYDE Outlaws Gang Pre Killed by Police TIPSTERS ? 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136452397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1934 * Billie Jean Parker & Floyd Hamilton * Bonnie and Clyde gang members arrested * The tipsters to law enforcement re. whereabouts ? Page 16 has an article with small headings: "2 Of Barrow Gang Held" "Woman and Man Relative of Bandit Accused of Texas Killings" (see) First report coverage on the arrest of Floyd Hamilton and Bonnie Parker's sister. Bonnie and Clyde where ambushed and killed just two days later. Could these two have been on ones who tipped law enforcement to the whereabouts of the infamous duo or was it just a coincidence. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Ot... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:32

$47.00
158986

LIZZIE BORDEN Woman Ax Murderer Fall River Massachusetts DEATH 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132450262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1927. * Lizzie Borden death report * Famous female Ax Murderer * Fall River, Massachusetts The top of page 21 has one column headings: "LIZZIE BORDEN DIES; HER TRIAL RECALLED" "Acquitted Thirty-three Years Ago of Murdering Wealthy Father and Stepmother" "Mystery Never Solved" and more. (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 44 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, light toning, generally nice.

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:51

$77.00
158893

1st Woman ELECTRIC CHAIR Electrocution Execution MARTHA M.PLACE 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923295645

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, March 21, 1899 * First woman to die in electric chair... * Martha Place - 1st report The first two columns are consumed with reports on the very first electric chair execution of a woman in America. Column heads include: "MRS. PLACE EXECUTED" "First Woman to Die in Electric Chair in New York" "But Two Shocks Were Given" "Most Successful Affair Yet at Sing Sing" "No Scene and No Delay" with more (see). Included is an illustration of: "Mrs. Martha E. Place" (see Wikipedia for more on her). Complete in 10 pages, evenly toned, but irregular at the spine, some minor margin tears. A bit fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:24

$63.00
158843

Actor EDWIN BOOTH Richard II Theater Play ASSASSINATION Attempt 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372130521584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, April 24, 1879 * Actor Edwin Booth * Attempted assassination (1st report) * Mark Gray The top of page 2 has an article headed: "Edwin Booth Fired At" "Attempted Assassination of the Actor in a Chicago Theatre" (see) Another article appears on page 3 headed: "THE ATTACK ON EDWIN BOOTH" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Mark Gray (attempted assassin) was a traveling salesman from Keokuk, Iowa who fired two shots from a pistol at actor Edwin Booth on April 23, 1879. Booth was playing the title role in Richard II (play) at McVickers Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, during the f... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:17

$40.00
158761

LITTLE ROCK AR Pulaski County Arkansas NEGRO Lynching Mob Hanging 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128696594

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1927 * Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas * African American John Carter lynching Page 29 has one column headings that include: "LITTLE ROCK MOB LYNCHES A NEGRO" "Drags Body Through Street Behind Auto and Burns It in Colored Quarter" "Youth Alleged to Have Confessed Attack on White Woman and Her Daughter" and more. (see) First report coverage lynching of John Carter at Little ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:45

$42.00
158605

AMELIA EARHART'S "20 Hrs., 40 Min." Book Published Woman Airplane 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123508482

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, September 9, 1928 * Amelia Earhart - Woman aviator * "20 Hrs., 40 Min." book published * 1st Woman to cross Atlantic by airplane The top of page 3 of this section has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART FINDS SEA FLIGHT STIRRING" with subheads and "Facsimile Of Miss Earhart's Log" (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: 20 Hrs. 40 Min.: Our Flight in the Friendship is a book written by pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart. It was first published in 1928 by G. P. Putnam's Sons, but has continued to be reprinted in periodic new editions. A speci... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:00

$38.00
158530

BETTE DAVIS Hollywood Movie Film Theater Actress Icon DEATH 1989 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372121364299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 8, 1989 * Bette Davis death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actress * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the front has a two column heading: "Lavish Tributes Pour In for Film Star Bette Davis" with caption: "She Dies in Paris at 81" and photo. (see) More on pages 58 & 59. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Complete 1st section only with all 60 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:21

$165.00
158176

GERTRUDE EDERLE Swimmer Record Breaker Battery Park to Sandy Hook 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909276817

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1925 * Woman swimmer Gertrude Ederle * Battery Park to Sandy Hook record swim The front page has a one column heading: "GIRL SWIMS TO HOOK FROM THE BATTERY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Gertrude Ederle's record breaking swim from Battery Park to Sandy Hook. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1925, Ederle turned professional. The same year she swam the 22 miles from Battery Park to Sandy Hook in seven hours and 11 minutes, a record time which stood for 81 ye... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:09

$39.00
158111

AMELIA EARHART Woman Aviator Post Airplane Flight HARASSMENT 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908703929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1928 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * Post Atlantic Ocean flight * Airplane "Friendship" * Sideshow attraction ? Page 9 has one column headings: "MISS EARHART TIRES OF BEING 'SIDESHOW'" "She Expresses Regret Over Radio Here That Her Companion Are Kept in Background" and more. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being relentlessly pursued by the media after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Was this an example of the modern day paparazzi ? 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, a few small binding slits alo... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:11

$42.00
157937

GLORIA SWANSON Hollywood Actress MARRIES French Aristocrat Weds 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372102005582

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1925 * Hollywood actress Gloria Swanson marries 3rd time The front page has a one column heading: "GLORIA SWANSON WEDS A MARQUIS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Hollywood actress Gloria Swanson marrying Henri, Marquis de la Falaise de la Coudraye. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2017 14:21

$40.00
157935

Miriam A. "MA" FERGUSON Becomes 1st Woman Governor of Texas 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904763563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 21, 1925 * Miriam A. "Ma" Ferguson * 1st female governor of Texas The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HAIL 'MA' FERGUSON, GOVERNOR OF TEXAS, IN THRILLING SCENE" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the Miriam A. Ferguson becoming the first female governor of the state of Texas. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2017 14:16

$52.00
157796

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372096638888

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1927 * Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress * 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman) The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "ELDER PLANE UNSIGHTED FOR 28 HOURS; LAST REPORTED WHEN 400 MILES AT SEA; CROWDS AT LE BOURGET AWAIT ARRIVAL" with subheads and photo. (see) More on page 2 with related map. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1927 she took off from New York in the airplane American Girl, with her co-pilot, George Haldeman, in an attempt to become the first woman to duplicate Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic crossin... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2017 15:12

$47.00
157623

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands w/ Print 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896836227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, June, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook death * Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from April, 1779 when after visiting the Hawaiian Islands where Cook met his death, Captain Clerke returned once again to the Northwest in search of a Northwest Passage to the Atlantic. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Arrival At Awatska Bay in Kamtschatka [Kamchatka, far eastern Russia]--Reception at Petropaulowski--Passage... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:02

$155.00
157021

ANNA ADAMS GORDON Woman's Christian Temperance Union Head DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069337696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1931 * Anna Adams Gordon death (1st report) * Woman's Christian Temperance Union * Social reformer - temperance movement Page 27 has a one column heading: "ANNA GORDON DEAD; W. C. T. U. LEADER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Anna Adams Gordon, temperance movement pioneer. 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 w... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:11

$40.00
156972

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068382840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 3, 1864 * Rare rebel title A newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, the city through which all news reports flowed during the Civil War. The front page has much on the war with items headed: "From the Blackwater Region" "The Enemy at New Bern, North Carolina" "From Charleston" "Arrest of Ex-Senator Toombs in Savannah" "The New Conscription" "The Currency Bill" "Movements on the Mississippi" "Revelations From Richmond" "The Yankee Army--Enlistment of Negro Soldiers" "and other items as well. The back page includes the always interesting editorial, this one focused on the gold standard for the Confederacy (see for the beginning). al... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:18

$74.00
156932

Very Early WIZARD OF OZ Actress Judy Garland SONG 1st Mention 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067461567

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1938 * 1st Wizard of Oz movie mention * Actress Judy Garland - "The Jitterbug" Page 26 has a very inconspicuous--yet significant-- mention concerning the production of the movie "Wizard of Oz". This is the earliest mention of "Wizard of Oz" in the New York Times. The item notes "...the first song for "Wizard of Oz" was turned in today: it is "The Jitterbug" by Yip Harberg and Harold Arlen, and Judy Garland will sing it." (see) News, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very whi... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:23

$45.00
156889

Best ARMY OF DARKNESS Cult Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review1993 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881648252

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 19, 1993 * Best "Army of Darkness" movie advertisement * Grand Opening Day premiere review * Horror comedy cult classic film A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Army of Darkness" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collect... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 14:06

$67.00
156826

GREAT & Early 18th Century CRICKET Sports Article 1743 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878747930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1743 * Great & early article on cricket * Letters (2) regarding the Battle of Dettington Within this issue is a very early and interesting article titled: "Of Publick Cricket Matches" concerning the sport of cricket, with much detail (see). The text includes: "Cricket is certainly a very innocent & wholesome exercise, yet it may be abused if either great or little people make it their business. It is grossly abused when it is made the subject of publick advertisements to draw together great crowds of people who ought all of them to be somewhere else..." with much more. This article takes about 1 3/4 columns. Present are two... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 14:17

$160.00
156658

ALETA FREEL American Stage Actress Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061156687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1935 * Aleta Freel suicide death * American Stage actress * Hollywood - Los Angeles The top of page 44 has a one column heading: "ALETA FREEL ENDS LIFE IN HOLLYWOOD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on American stage actress Aleta Freel committing suicide in Los Angeles, California. Complete 1st section only with 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:12

$37.00
156250

RUSSELL-COLBATH HOMESTEAD White Mountains NH Priscilla Death 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372042019688

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, November 17, 1930 * Ruth Priscilla Coldath death * Russell-Colbath Homestead * White Mountains, New Hampshire * "Curse of Mount Chocorua" The front page has a two column heading: "'Hermit Woman' of White Mountains, Who Braved "Curse of Chocorua", Dies" Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a few small binding holes along spine, generally good.

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:23

$35.00
156233

Rare WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Woman's Female Movement Lucy Stone Founder 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391861851382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, April 28, 1917 * Rare title * Women's suffrage Upper right corner notes: "Oldest Suffrage Newspaper In The World" and under the title: "Founded in 1870 by Lucy Stone and Henry B. Blackwell." As would be imagined much of the content is on women's rights & suffrage concerns, as the national right to vote would happen in a couple of years. The ftpg. has: "National Suffrage Mrs. Catt's Theme Before Senate" "Eighth Suffrage Victory Comes In Nebraska" "Jeannette Rankin Urges Federal Bill In First Speech" & much more. More inside as well. Complete in 6 pages, somewhat irregular at the spine margin, some older library mends inside, generally good.

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Ends September 10, 2017 14:55

$42.00
156137

Early FDNY Firemen Firefighting - Female Blondin - End of Slavery 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372039005370

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 21, 1865 Ftpg. has: "Fight Between Firemen" "Engine Companies Nos. 6 and 41 Engaged in a Midnight Fight" & more. Inside has: " A Female Blondin" "The Tight-Rope on Staten Island" "Fleshings & Flirtations" "Antecedents Of The Performer" "Perilous Feats in Mid-Air" and a nice editorial headed: "The End Of Slavery". Eight pages, tiny pin holes at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:21

$27.00
155969

LORETTA YOUNG "The Farmer's Daughter" Movie Film Actress DEATH 2000 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372030730276

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 13, 2000 * Loretta Young death (1st report) * American movie - film actress * "The Farmer's Daughter" fame * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the first column has a brief report with photo: 'Loretta Young Dies" with just a bit more, the full article found on the ftpg. of the B section with a color photo of her & which carries over to take most of page 10 with 2 more photos. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry & from the city where she lived & died. The complete sections A & B only with 44 pages. nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2017 15:48

$67.00
155952

ELIZABETH TAYLOR Hollywood Movie Film Actress DEATH 2011 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372030686645

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 24, 2011 * Elizabeth Taylor death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actress * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has a boxed section with: "Elizabeth Taylor, 1932 - 2011" "Icon of Glamour, On and Off Screen" "The Film Star's Oscar-Winning Acting talent often Took a Back Seat to the Drama of Her Personal Life." The Article carries over to take all of pages 14 & 15 and then with more on her on the ftpg. of section D. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete sections A and D only with 38 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2017 15:11

$88.00
155932

GRACE KELLY Movie Film Actress & Princess of Monaco DEATH 1982 L.A. CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372027615813

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 15, 1982 * Grace Kelly death (1st report) * Hollywood movie film actress * Princess of Monaco (Prince Rainier III) * Best title to be had ? The ftpg. has a one column head: "Princess Grace Dies of Injuries After Car Crash" with 2 photos of her, the main portion of the article carrying over to pages 16-17 with 3 more photos of her. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-24, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2017 15:48

$85.00
155903

BONNIE AND CLYDE "Cigar Smoking" ? Atchison Kansas Bank Robbery 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372027152894

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1934 * Atchison, Kansas bank robbery * Bonnie and Clyde involved ? * Rare mention of "cigar smoking" woman The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "ROB KANSAS BANKS, SHOOT POLICE OFFICER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on a bank robbery in Atchison, Kansas. At the time it was believed that criminals involved were the infamous Bonnie and Clyde as the article ends with: "Unverified reports that a woman puffing a cigar has been seen in a hotel here this morning, led to a police theory that the leader of the hold-up might have been Clyde Barrow, notorious bank robber and killer, whose companion is Bonnie Parker, cigar-smoking gunwoman". History sho... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2017 07:25

$52.00
155882

Best FAY WRAY Hollywood Movie Film "King Kong" Actress DEATH 2004 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026517396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 10, 2004 * Fay Wray death (1st report) * Hollywood movie actress * "King Kong" film fame * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the ftpg. has a small announcement: "Actress Fay Wray Dies at 96" with a photo of her, with the lengthy article on B10 with heading: "Fay Wray, 96; Actress, Object of Ape's Desire in 'King Kong' " and 3 more photos. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete sections A & B only with 36 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:38

$63.00
155880

MADELINE KAHN "Blazing Saddles" Comedy Movie Film Actress 1999 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026516019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 4, 1999 * Madeline Kahn death (1st report) * Hollywood Movie - film actress * "Blazing Saddles" "Young Frankenstein" * Best title to be had ? The ftpg. has a small report: "Madeline Kahn Dies at 57" with a color photo of her. The more detailed & lengthy article is found on page 22 headed: "Madeline Kahn; Oscar-Nominated, Tony-and Emmy-Winning Actress" with another photo of her in the film 'Blazing Saddles'. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-26, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:36

$55.00
155746

Best LANA TURNER Movie Film Actress WWII Pin-Up Model Girl DEATH 1995 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019937505

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 30, 1995 * Lana Turner death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actress * World War II era pin-up model * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the front page has a heading: "Lana Turner, Glamorous Star of 50 Films, Dies at 75" with subhead: " 'Sweater Girl' was a favorite GI pinup. Tragedy and seven marriages marred her private life." The article carries over to page 32. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry & from the city where she lived and died. The complete first section with pages 1-36, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:45

$97.00
155745

Best GRETA GARBO Hollywood Movie Film Swedish Actress DEATH 1990 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845350939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 16, 1990 * Greta Garbo death (1st report) * Swedish-American actress * Hollywood film movie star * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the ftpg. has an article headed: "Greta Garbo, Alluring but Aloof Film Star, Dies at 84" with a photo of her from 1928. The article carries over to pages 26 & 27 where there are 3 more photos of her. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-28, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:44

$115.00
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