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155510

Best MARY PICKFORD Hollywood Film Movie Actress Producer DEATH 1979 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372012715397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 30, 1979 * Mary Pickford death (1st report) * Canadian-American film movie actress * "America's Sweetheart" "Girl with the Curls" * Best title to be had ? The middle of the front page has a two column head: "Mary Pickford, 86, World's First Real Movie Star, Dies" which includes two photos of her as well. The article carries over to page 3 where is found two more photos of her. Known in her prime as "America's Sweetheart"and the "girl with the curls", Pickford was one of the pioneers in early Hollywood. Pickford was one of the most popular actresses of the 1910s and 1920s, earning the nickname "Queen of the Movies". Great to have this report not only in a newsp... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2017 13:30

$145.00
155508

Best RITA HAYWORTH Hollywood Movie Film Actress Pin-Up Girl DEATH 1987 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391839426970

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 16, 1987 * Rita Hayworth death (1st report) * Hollywood movie - film actress * World War II era pin-up girl * Best title to be had? The top of the front page features 3 photos of classic film star/World War II pin-up girl Rita Hayworth, beneath which is a one column heading; "Rita Hayworth, 'Love Goddess' of '40's, Dies". The article carries over to page half of page 26 and includes another photo. Hayworth achieved fame during the 1940's as one of the era's top stars, appearing in a total of 61 films over 37 years. The press coined the term "love goddess" to describe Hayworth after she had become the most glamorous screen idol of the 1940's. She was the top pin-u... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2017 13:27

$138.00
155506

Best GILDA RADNER Saturday Night Live SNL Actress Comedian DEATH 1989 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391839425733

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 21, 1989 * Gilda Radner death (1st report) * American actress - comedian * "Saturday Night Live" fame * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the front page has a photo and brief report announcing the death of Gilda Radner, one of the original cast members of "Saturday Night Live". A lengthier article headed: "Saturday Night Live Star Gilda Radner Dies at 42", with a photo of her, carrying over to page 41. Radner died from ovarian cancer, and her life and legacy from SNL established her as an iconic figure in the history of American comedy. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry, and from the city where she died.... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2017 13:25

$96.00
155422

Best JOAN CRAWFORD Hollywood Movie Film T.V. Actress DEATH 1977 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372011572002

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 11, 1977 * Joan Crawford death (1st report) * Hollywood film - movie actress * Best title to be had ? Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Joan Crawford, One of Last Film Queens, Dies" with photo. (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 August 12, 2017 07:31

$148.00
155188

Sister AIMEE SEMPLE McPHERSON Los Angeles Woman Evangelist WEDDING1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828359154

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, September 14, 1931 * Sister Aimee Semple McPherson * California Woman evangelist * Marries David L. Hutton- wedding The front page has a two column heading: "Aimee McPherson Weds Baritone in Her Opera" with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:39

$37.00
155110

ROSAMOND PINCHOT Stage & Film Actress Socialite SUICIDE Death 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827530146

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1938 * Rosamond Pinchot suicide death * Stage & film actress - socialite The front page has a one column heading: "ROSAMOND PINCHOT ENDS LIFE IN GARAGE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage on American stage & film actress committing suicide continues inside with small photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of 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 subscriber... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 09:52

$44.00
154712

BABE ZAHARIAS 1st American Woman to WIN British Open GOLF Crown 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810736522

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1947 * Mildred (Babe) Didrikson Zaharias * Britsh Open GOLF crown * 1st American to win The front page has a two column headline: "Mrs. Zaharias Is First American To Win Women's British Golf Title". It then continues in the sport's section (page 18) with related pictorial and more headlines. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. source: wikipedia: Zaharias gained world fame in track and field and All-American status in basketball. She played organized baseball and softball and was an expert diver, roller-skater and bowler. She won two gold medals and one silver medal for tra... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:36

$48.00
154680

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Illegal Woman Voting Trial 1873 Evansville Indiana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976812385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, June 20, 1873 * Susan B. Anthony * Illegal voting trial The front page has a significant report on the woman's rights issue, with: "Susan's Sentence", which includes: "...Judge Selden made a motion in the case of Miss Anthony for a new trial on the ground of a misdirection of the Judge in ordering a verdict of guilty without submitting the case to the jury...Miss Anthony answered & said she had a great deal to say, & declared that in her trial every principle of justice had been violated..." with more (see images). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:10

$73.00
154561

RUTH HALE New York City Feminist & Women's Rights Leader DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371970177611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1934 * Feminist leader Ruth Hale death * Women's rights - Woman's suffrage * Founder of the Lucy Stone League The top of page 19 has one column heading: "RUTH HALE IS DEAD; FEMINIST LEADER" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:55

$38.00
154475

Actress Sex Symbol MARILYN MONORE & Arthur Miller Wedding Marries 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391801636534

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, June 30, 1956 * Marilyn Monroe & Arthur Miller * Marries - weds - marriage - 1st report Page 4 has a one column head: "Actress and Playwright Are Married" which reports the marriage of Marilyn Monroe and famed playwright Arthur Miller. (see) Eight pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends July 01, 2017 07:33

$39.00
154419

STANFORD CARDINALS Football Rose Bowl Win vs. Pittsburgh Panthers 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967999278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1928 * Rose Bowl: Stanford Cardinals vs. Pitt Panthers * Emily Stevens death - stage & screen actress The sport' section (page 20) has a banner headline: "Stanford Beats Pittsburgh, 7-6, on Wilton's Goal After Trailing on His Fumble" with subheads and lineup. (see) First report coverage on the Stanford Cardinals football team winning the 1928 Rose Bowl vs. the Pittsburgh Panthers. Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the s... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:38

$44.00
153976

JEAN HARLOW The Blonde Bombshell Hollywood Actress DEATH 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391781662544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1937 * Actress Jean Harlow death (1st report) * 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Jean Harlow, Film Star, Dies in Hollywood At 26 After Illness of Only a Few Days". This is first report coverage on the death of the famous Hollywood "Platinum Blonde" actress. The article continues inside & includes a photo (see). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 52 pages, light toning, a little margin wear and tear, generally good.

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Ends June 11, 2017 08:03

$52.00
153468

MARIE DRESSLER Stage & Movie Silent Film Screen Actress DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752731664

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1934 * Marie Dressler death w/ photos * Stage & screen actress * Silent film - depression era The front page has a one column heading: "MARIE DRESSLER, NOTED ACTRESS, DIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with 4 photos. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, light toning and very minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:23

$39.00
153309

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911380559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, April 13, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War This is one of just a few titles in the South which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). Among the ftpg. articles are: "From Richmond--Good News From Mobile--Defeat of Banks' Army--Great Loss of the Enemy" "From Dalton. Arrest of a Yankee Female--Affairs in the Southwest" "The Soldiers at Branchville" "Fort Sumter" and more. The back page is mostly taken up with advertisements including "$50 Reward" for a runaway slave, also: "Slave Labor For the Coast" and others. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, one discrete archival mend to the back, nice condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:26

$129.00
152810

ADELE BLOOD Silent Film & Vaudeville Actress SUICIDE Death 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391725050626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 14, 1936 * Adele Blood suicide death (gun) * Silent movies & vaudeville actress The top of the back page has a one column heading: "ADELE BLOOD HOPE, ACTRESS, ENDS LIFE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of this American actress in silent movies, vaudeville and theater. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of 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 su... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:54

$40.00
152804

NORA BAYES Popular American Singer Comedian Actress DEATH & Photo 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391725041175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1928 * Nora Bayes death w/ photo * American singer & comedian actress The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "NORA BAYES DIES AFTER OPERATION" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Nora Bayes, American singer, comedian and actress. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality ... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:38

$35.00
152675

Best MARILYN MONROE Hollywood Los Angeles SUICIDE Death Dead 1962 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371884765884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, August 6, 1962 * Death of Marilyn Monroe (1st report) * Actress, singer, model and sex symbol See the photo for the terrific front page report, with the two line banner headline: "MARILYN MONROE FOUND DEAD" and also: "Sleeping Pill Overdose Blamed". The front page also features a photo of her. Related subheads include: "Unclad Body of Star Discovered on Bed; Empty Bottle Near" and: "Sad Child, Unhappy Star - Help She Needed to Find Self Eluded Marilyn All Her Life". The report carries over to pages 2, 3 & 4 where are found many photos of her life. Other articles on Marilyn Monroe are on pages 22 and 23. Given that her fame was gained in Los Angeles and she die... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 16:44

$765.00
152636

MINNESOTA WOMAN Pelican Rapids Otter Tail County Skeleton FOUND 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371882005726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 17, 1932 * Minnesota Woman - skeletal remains * Pelican Rapids, Otter Tail County * Anthropologist Albert Jenks The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Girl Slain in Ice Age Found in Minnesota; Apish Mongol Maid Lived 20,000 Years Ago" (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of 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 th... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 16:12

$35.00
152570

Rare CONVICTS TO AMERICA & Early James Oglethorpe Pre Georgia 1728 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718092640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, March 13, 1728 (1729 by today's calendar) * Early James Oglethorpe * Convicts to America Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific item noting: "Also the same day nine felons convicts, eight men and one woman, were brought from Oxford City to the Oxford-Arms at Holborn Bridge, and from thence carry'd down the river and put on board a ship in order for their being transported to his Majesty's Plantations in America." Although it was known that convicts were occasionally shipped off to the American colonies, it is exceedingly rare to find such mention in period newspapers. Also of note is a great, early item on James Olgethorpe before his founding of the ... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:39

$275.00
152565

SHIRLEY CHISHOLM DEATH 1st Black Woman in Congress & Pres Candidate 2005


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880428607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005 * Death of Shirley Chisholm * 1st African American Woman elected to United States Congress * 1st Black to be a major party (Democratic Party) nominee for President of the United States Page 10 of Section B has a half-page report on the death and obituary of "Shirley Chisholm, 80: Ran for President, Served 13 Years in Congress." She was the first African-American to be elected to the United States Congress; and in 1972 the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination. This also includes a 6 1/2 x 4 /12 photo and a smaller more curr... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:31

$225.00
152472

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391716281624

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart * About to make history * Airplane "Friendship" Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "FRIENDSHIP FAILS THRICE TO TAKE OFF" with subheads. (see) Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for more than a week. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:27

$35.00
152470

AL JOLSON Ruby Keeler Wedding Blackface ACTOR Comedian Singer AD 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371878687952

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 22, 1928 * Al Jolson & Ruby Keeler * Actress - actor - singer Near the bottom of the front page has two column heading: "Jolson Secretly Weds Ruby Keeler, Actress" First report coverage on wedding of Al Jolson and Ruby Keeler. The back page has a large advertisement for Vitaphone by Warner Bros. The ad shows different facial expressions of Al Jolson in blackface. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost,... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:24

$37.00
152236

MARY GARRETT HAY Women's Rights Woman Suffragist Leader DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870153468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1928 * Mary Garrett Hay death (1st report) * Temperance worker & suffragist leader The top of page has a one column heading: "MARY GARRETT HAY DIES SUDDENLY" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. source, NWHM: Mary Garrett Hay, temperance worker,... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:46

$34.00
152055

EVANGELINE BOOTH Becomes First Woman General of SALVATION ARMY 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701584633

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 4, 1934 * Evangeline Booth - British theologist * 1st Woman General of Salvation Army The front page has a one column heading: "EVANGELINE BOOTH IS SALVATION CHIEF" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Booth becoming the 1st Woman General of the Salvation Army. Article continues inside with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light even toning, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:49

$45.00
151969

ALLYN KING American Stage & Film Actress Singer SUICIDE Death 1930 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391699189958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1930 * Allyn King's suicide death * American stage & film actress * Vaudeville - Ziegfeld Follies The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "MISS KING, ACTRESS, DIES AFTER LEAP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on American stage & film actress Allyn King committing suicide in New York City. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of 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 prim... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:12

$37.00
151967

ADELE RITCHIE Prima Donna Comic Opera Singer MURDER-SUICIDE Death 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391699187434

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1930 * Adele Ritchie murder-suicide death * Prima donna - comic opera singer * Edwardian musical comedies - vaudeville The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MRS. GUY BATES POST AND HOSTESS FOUND SHOT DEAD IN HOME" with subheads that include: "Believed Former Actress, Adele Ritchie, Killed Friend and Then Herself" (see) First report coverage on American prima donna Adele Ritchie committing suicide. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:09

$39.00
151966

JENNY DOLLY Twin Sisters Dancers & Actress SUICIDE Hanging Death 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371861803261

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1941 * Jenny Dolly suicide death * "The Dolly Sisters" fame * Hungarian-American dancer & actress The top of page 19 has a two column heading: "Jenny Dolly a Suicide by Hanging; She and Sister Won Dance Fame" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Hungarian-American dancer and actress, Jenny Dolly, committing suicide. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, librarie... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:03

$38.00
151960

ONA MUNSON "Gone With The Wind" Movie Film Actress SUICIDE Death 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371861796837

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 12, 1955 * Ona Munson suicide death * American film - movie actress * "Gone With the Wind" Belle Watling The front page has a one column heading: "Ona Munson, Star Actress, Ends Life" with photo. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of this American actress in silent movies, vaudeville and theater. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, library stamp in the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1955, plagued by ill health, she committed suicide at the age of 51 with an overdose of barbiturates in her apartment in New York. A note found next to her death... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2017 14:54

$40.00
151798

VIVIEN CHASE Woman Gangster Female Public Enemy # 1 SHOT DEAD 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371856223741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 4, 1935 * Vivian Chase shot dead * Woman bandit - gangster * Female public enemy # 1 The front page has one column headings that include: "'GIRL BANDIT NO. 1' FOUND SLAIN IN CAR" "Vivian Chase, Luer Kidnap Suspect and Friend of Karpis, Shot in Kansas City" 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, 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, librar... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2017 14:18

$37.00
151711

CHRISTMAS Theme Thomas Nast Prints w/ SANTA CLAUS 1886 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391691166687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1886 * Caricaturist Thomas Nast * Christmas - Santa Claus Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus, as well as being a well-known political cartoonist. The entire front page is a print by Nast captioned: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas..." which includes a partial scene of Santa Claus in a framed picture. Other prints in this issue include a full page on: "The Thought Reader of Angels" by Bret Harte; a full page: "Christmas Eve--The Cousins" showing a woman on a snowy evening; a doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "Santa Claus Can't Say that I've Forgotten Anything" showing a young girl standing by the fireplace;... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:23

$200.00
151699

LUPE VELEZ Mexican Film Actress SUICIDE Death - WWII 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853143543

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1944 * Lupe Velez suicide death * Mexican film actress The back page (pg. 36) has one column headings: "LUPE VELEZ SUICIDE BY SLEEP TABLETS" "'Tempestuous' Actress Was Depressed by Failure of Romance With French Actor" with smaller subheads and one column photo of Velez. First report coverage on the suicide death of famous Mexican actress, Lupe Velez. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen con... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 13:17

$42.00
151640

MADGE KENDAL Victorian & Edwardian Era Shakespeare Actress DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371849484834

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1935 * English actress Madge Kendal death * Shakespeare and English comedies fame The top of page 39 has a one column heading: "DAME K. KENDAL, 86, ACTRESS, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Dame Madge Kendal, English actress of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2017 15:32

$33.00
151528

COLONIAL BOSTON Frederick Stump Indians Massacre at Middleburg PA 1768 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391685282922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, March 14, 1768 * Frederick Stump's Run Massacre * Native Americans - Indians killed * Middleburg, Snyder County, Pennsylvania Inside has a report from Providence that: "...this colony...have appointed a committee to draw up an address to his Majesty & write to the Ministry & our Agent relative to the peculiar hardships & distresses the colonies are not labouring under." (see). There is also a nice account of the Frederick Stump affair headed: "An Account of the Taking and Rescue of Frederick Stump" (see hyperlink). In January, 1768, Frederick Stump, a 22 year-old German settler in Penn's Twp., Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, methodically killed or helped to kill ten ... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:27

$160.00
150886

LAMBERT Quitman County MISSISSIPPI (Alligator) Negroes Lynchings 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665037437

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1934 * Lambert, Quitman County, Mississippi Page 6 has a brief article headed: "Two Negroes Lynched" "Hangings Follow Attempt to Attack Woman in Mississippi" (see) First report coverage on the lynchings of Joe Love and Issac Thomas near Lambert, Mississippi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 29, 2017 11:50

$37.00
150551

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656442270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, February 7, 1862 * 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 has some war reports with items headed: "Secessionism in Baltimore" ""From the Seat of War I... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:20

$138.00
150523

JEFFERSON DAVIS Captured in Woman's Clothes Post Civil War 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391654022422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 24, 1865 * Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes Half of the first column on the front page is taken up with great heads on the parade of returning Civil War soldiers, including: "THE REVIEW", "The Grand Army of the Potomac Marching Through Pennsylvania Ave.", "The Great Military Pageant of the Age", "The Honors To The Brave" and much more (see). Page 5 has: "JEFF DAVIS", "The True Story of Jeff. Davis' Disguise", "He is Captured in His Wife's Morning Wrapper, Hooded & Veiled, with a Pail On His Army", "His Wife Calls Him Her 'Poor Old Mother'", "The Soldiers Make a Search for Booty & Find Jeff.'s Calfskins", "When Discovered He Rails at His Captors in Impotent ... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:29

$44.00
150513

GRETA GARBO Swedish Film Actress Leaves HOLLYWOOD for Sweden 1935 Old Newspaer


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391654001779

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 5, 1935 * Actress Greta Garbo PHOTO * Hollywood actress leaves for Sweden Page 21 has a two column photo of Greta Garbo with article headed: "MISS GARBO SAILS; ACHIEVES PRIVACY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning, a little margin wear with a few small archival mends, generally good.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:07

$34.00
150507

GERTRUDE B. KELLY Women's Woman Right Feminist Movement DEATH 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816007292

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1934 * Gertrude B. Kelly death * Women's rights feminist The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "GERTRUDE B. KELLY, SURGEON, 72, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Gertrude B. Kelly, women's rights advocate. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscriptio... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 06:56

$39.00
150503

CHRISTMAS Plum Pudding X-MAS Color Cover Harper's Bazar Prints 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391653389233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S BAZAR -- CHRISTMAS, New York, December 10, 1898 * Great Christmas issue See the very nice color outer wrapper, great for display. The balance of the issue is true to the focus of this magazine, primarily filled with articles & illustrations on fashions of the day although there is a double page centerfold captioned: "Christmas, Eighteen Ninety-Eight" (see). Never bound nor trimmed, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2017 14:51

$37.00
150447

IN OLD KENTUCKY Anita Stewart Silent Film ADVERTISEMENT Poster 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371814396820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, January 29, 1920 * "In Old Kentucky" silent film * Actress Anita Stewart Within this issue is a very nice full page advertisement the 1919 silent film "In Old Kentucky" starring Anita Stewart and playing at the Rialto Theater in Omaha. This ad measures 21 x 16 inches and is great for display. News and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:29

$37.00
150114

KIRBYVILLE TX Jasper County Texas NEGRO Lynching Lynched Hanging 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371806955336

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1934 * Negro lynching hanging - Son Griggs * Kirbyville, Jasper County, Texas The back page has small one column headings: "HANG, SHOOT, DRAG NEGRO" "Texas Mob Lynches Prisoner Arrested With White Woman" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Son Griggs at Kirbyville, Texas. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2017 13:58

$37.00
149910

LUFTWAFFE German Air Force Creation & Actress Jean Harlow Divorce 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634422133

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1935 * German Air Force - Luftwaffe creation * Hermann Goering * Jean Harlow divorce The top of the front page has a one column heading: "REICH'S AIR FORCE BECOMES; ARMY IN CONTROL" with subheads: "Civilian Flying Clubs Adopt Reichswehr Salute and Modified Uniforms" "Plans No Longer Secret" and more. Coverage of the German Air Force becoming a official military organization under the rule of Hermann Goering. The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "JEAN HARLOW GETS SECOND DIVORCE" with subheads. (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,... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:18

$34.00
149881

BENITA Von FALKENHAYN Guillotine Execution & ZELDA SEARS Death 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634376273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1935 * Benita von Falkenhayn guillotine execution * Zelda Sears death - American actress The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Nazis to Behead Two Men; Women Faced Axe Calmly" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the guillotine executions which included Benita von Falkenhayn for spying for the Second Polish Republic. The top of of page 19 has a one column heading: "ZELDA SEARS DIES; WRITER, ACTRESS" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete of the 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the ... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:37

$33.00
149652

HELEN GILLIS Woman Outlaw & Baby Face Nelson's Widow ARRESTED 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371790343141

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1934 * Woman outlaw Helen Gillis arrested * Baby Face Nelson's widow * Gangster - bank robber The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BABY FACE NELSON'S WIDOW A PRISONER IN BANDIT ROUND-UP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the arrest of Helen Gillis, widow of American bank robber, Baby Face Nelson. Report continues inside with photo of Gillis. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, al... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2016 15:28

$33.00
149543

JEAN PICCARD High Altitude Ballooning Stratosphere FLIGHT Photos1934 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620972021

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure photo section only, October 28, 1934 * Jeannette Piccard ballooning * Stratosphere flight - 1st Woman The front page of this rotogravure section has three photos regarding the recent ballooning feat. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2016 15:47

$30.00
149040

ALBERT EINSTEIN'S Unified Field Theory Gravitation Electromagnetic1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391608569124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 31, 1929. * Albert Einstein's Unified field theory * Gravitation & electromagnetism * Elinor Smith - Woman aviator * New endurance airplane flight record The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Girl Flier, 17, Sets Woman's Duration Mark; Remains in the Air 13 Hours 17 Minutes" (see) Page 2 has a one column heading: "S20 EQUATIONS GIVE EINSTEIN'S THEORY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2016 14:08

$44.00
148725

(2) PATTY HEARST Symbionese Liberation Army CAPTURE & Guilty 1975-6 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371767538489

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHOENIX GAZETTE, Sept. 18, 1975 and the ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, March 21, 1976. * Patty Hearst, convicted bank robber, captured * Newspaper heiress, socialite, actress & kidnap victim * Simbonese Liberation Army SLA - Sentencing A nice pair of issues almost 3 years apart with headlines: "PATTY HEARST CAPTURED!" and: "PATTY HEARST GUILTY" respectively. Front page photos in each issue and subheads as well. For those not familiar with the interesting case of this noted heiress see this hyperlink. Each issue is complete with minimal wear. Good condition.

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Ends November 18, 2016 13:13

$49.00
148715

GRACE KELLY American Actress & Princess of Monaco KILLED in Car 1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371767530808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: USA TODAY, September 15, 1982 * Grace Kelly killed * Hollywood actress * Princess of Monaco The front page has a two column headline: "America's Princess Grace dies in Monaco" with small photo. (see) More on the front page of the last section. First report coverage on the death of American actress and Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly. Complete with all four sections, nice condition.

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Ends November 18, 2016 12:58

$42.00
148672

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Famous Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391599561181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1934 * Bank robber John Dillinger * Crown Point, Indiana Jail * Famous wooden gun escape told The back page has an article headed: "Dillinger's Escape Described At Trial" "Warden Testifies About 'Toy Gun' as Deputy Is Accused of Aiding Outlaw". (see) This was one of the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On March 3, 1934, Dillinger escaped from the "escape-proof" (as it was dubbed by local authorities at the time) Crown Point, Indiana county jail which was guarded by many police and national guardsmen. ... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2016 05:22

$34.00
148478

F. ANSTET English Humorist MARGARET ILLINGTON State Actress DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371761267678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1934 * Thomas F. Anstey Guthrie death * English novelist - journalist - comic * Margaret Illington death * American stage actress The top of page 14 has a one column heading: "F. ANSTEY, 77, DIES; BRITISH HUMORIST" with subheads. (see) The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "MISS ILLINGTON, STAGE STAR, DEAD" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & instit... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2016 13:58

$33.00
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