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159185

GEORGES CLEMENCEAU Prime Minister of France & WWI Fame DEATH 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928723974

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1929 * Georges Clemenceau death (1st report) * French statesman - Prime Minister of France * World War I Treaty of Versailles fame The front page has a three column headline: "CLEMENCEAU, 'FATHER OF VICTORY,' DIES; PASSES AWAY AT 88 AFTER HOURS IN COMA; WORLD JOINS FRANCE IN MOURNING LOSS" with subhead and photo. (see) Loads of text continues inside. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine, small piece torn away along right margin with a little text loss, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:43

$38.00
159157

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928094359

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

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Ends December 16, 2017 15:53

$36.00
159154

VLADIMIR LENIN Nikolai Death Russia Soviet Union Communist 1924 Old Newsppaer


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928092154

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 23, 1924 * Vladimir (Nikolai) Lenin death * Russian leader... Soviet Union The top of the front page has a three column headline: "LENIN DIES OF CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE; MOSCOW THRONGS OVERCOME WITH GRIEF; TROTSKY DEPARTS ILL, RADEK IN DISFAVOR" with subheads and illustration of Lenin. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 3. Loads of text. 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 40 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 16, 2017 15:48

$45.00
159117

Electric DEATH RAY Harry Grindell Matthews Invention Claim 1924 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391927359248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1924 * The electric Death Ray invention ? * Harry Grindell Matthews The front page has one column headings that include: "TELLS DEATH POWER OF 'DIABOLICAL RAYS'" "Inventor Says They Can Destroy an Army, Paralyze a Fleet and Rule the Air" "Puts Range At 8 Miles" and more. (see) Coverage on the claim by Harry Grindell Matthews that he has invented the death ray. He was the first to claim such a device. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:47

$45.00
159111

CHRISTY MATHEWSON "Matty" New York Giants Baseball Pitcher DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391927353102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 8, 1925 * Christy Mathewson death (1st report) * New York Giants pitcher * MLB baseball Near the top of the front page are one column heads announcing that: "CHRISTY MATHEWSON DIES UNEXPECTEDLY" "End Comes at Saranac Lake From Tuberculous Pneumonia--Had Long Previous Illness" "Idol Of Baseball World" "Served With Distinction in thee World War--Tribute Is Planned at Series". The article carries over to an inside page where is included a photo of him. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also lengthy reporting on game 1 of the 1925 World Series starting on the front page ans carrying over into the sport's section. Loads... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:35

$72.00
159109

GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON Auto Accident World War II US Army Fame 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137479678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, December 10, 1945 * General George S. Patton automobile accident * Post World War II reports The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Patton Accident Leaves General Partly Paralyzed" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on General George Patton's auto accident which would lead to his ultimate death a week and a 1/2 later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On December 9, 1945, Patton was severely injured in a road accident. He and his chief of staff, Major General Hobart R. "Hap" Gay, were on a day trip to hunt pheasan... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:31

$52.00
159103

President THEODORE "Teddy" ROOSEVELT Death Funeral BURIAL 1919 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391927344849

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1919 * Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt death * Funeral & burial The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BURY ROOSEVELT WITH SIMPLE RITES AS NATION GRIEVES" with subheads. (see) See photo for portion of text on the burial of President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt. 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 22 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:20

$40.00
159102

ALBERT LEO SCHLAGETER German Freikorp Nazism Martyr EXECUTION 1923 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391927343816

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, May 26, 1923 * Albert Leo Schlageter execution (1st report) * German Freikorps - heroic symbol of Nazism Page 2 has a one column heading: "RUHR RAIL MAN PUT TO DEATH" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: Albert Leo Schlageter (12 August 1894 – 26 May 1923) was a member of the German Freikorps. His activities sabotaging French occupying troops after World War I led to his arrest and eventual execution by French forces. His death created an image of martyrdom around him, which was cultivated by German nationalist group... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:19

$39.00
159087

Best WACO SIEGE Texas Branch Davidians ATF Agents Shootout & Fire 1993 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391927079369

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WACO TRIBUNE-HERALD--Special Report, April 19, 1993 * Waco, Texas siege & shootout * Branch Davidians (1st report) * From the city where it happened The bold banner headline: "A FIERY END" reports the siege at the Branch Davidian compound in Waco and the devastating fire which ended the stand-off with the FBI resulting in the death of 76 people. Great to have this report in a Waco newspaper. Complete with all 4 sections and 24 pages, great condition.

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Ends December 15, 2017 08:23

$75.00
159074

BATTLE OF ATLANTA w/ General James B. McPherson Killed 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136459980

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, July 25, 1864 * Battle of Atlanta - Georgia * James B. McPherson death Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Operations Before Petersburg" "Gen. Sherman Still Fighting In Front of Atlanta" "Major-General McPherson Killed" "The Enemy Beaten In Open Field" "Guerrilla Raid In Kentucky" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:46

$28.00
159027

Prince Mahai MICHAEL I OF ROMANIA Becomes Boy King 1927 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135382923

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1927 * Ferdinand I of Romania death * Prince Mahai becomes Michael I * King of Romania The top of the front page has features a three column headline: "BOY OF FIVE TAKES RUMANIAN THRONE AS FERDINAND DIES AFTER LONG FIGHT; CAROL WILL REMAIN IN EXILE IN PARIS" with subheads and photo. (see) More on pages 2 & 3. First report coverage on Prince Mihai becoming King of Romania and the death of Ferdinand I of Romania. 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, foxing along central fold, a little margin wear, a few small binding holes along the spine... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:57

$40.00
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
158984

DULUTH MN Minnesota Circus Workers NEGORES Lynchings Hangings 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132448540

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, June 16, 1920 * Duluth, Minnesota lynchings (1st report) * 3 negro circus workers hanged * Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Duluth Mob Lynches Three Negroes, Frees Three; 5,000 Stormed Jail After Attack on White Girl" See images for text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World fam... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:48

$52.00
158941

ARMENIAN GENOCIDE Holocaust Massacre Ottoman Empire Turkey OLD 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131376496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1920 * Armenian Genocide - Holocaust - Massacres * Ottoman Empire - Turkey The top of page 8 has one column headings: "ARMENIA DEATH LOSS HALF OF POPULATION" "100,000 Refugees Fleeing Through Snow in Last Stages of Want" and more. (see) Coverage on the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire. See photos for text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, light even toning, irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:33

$57.00
158936

American Patriot PATRICK HENRY DEATH 1799 Boston Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923395407

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1799 * Patrick Henry death * 18th century original On page 2 under "Died" is an inconspicuous obituary that reads, in full: "In Virginia, the 6th inst. the Hon. PATRICK HENRY, Esq. one of the Envoys appointed the last Session of Congress, to treat with the French Republic". The back page has the lyrics of a "Song, For The 4th of July, 1799. To the tune of the 'Vicar of Bray.'" Four pages, a little light foxing, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:28

$125.00
158930

JOHN SCALISE Al 'Scarface' Capone Hitman Chicago Outfit MURDER 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131366178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1929 * John Scalise assassination * Al Capone hitman * Chicago Outfit Page 28 has one column headings: "Chicago Police Divide On Cause Of 3 Killings" "Rich Liquor and Vice Profits Believed Responsible by One Side--Stege Sticks to Gang War View" First report coverage on the assassination of three members of the Chicago Outfit including hitman John Scalise. wikipedia notes: In the early morning hours of May 8, 1929, the bodies of John Scalise, Albert Anselmi, and Joseph Giunta were discovered on a lonely road near Hammond, Indiana. All three had been severely beaten and shot to death. One of Scalise’s gunshot wounds had torn off the pinky finger of his lef... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:21

$40.00
158928

GEORGE GIPP "The Gipper" Notre Dame Irish Football Star DEATH 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131363365

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1920 * George 'The Gipper' Gipp death * Notre Dame college football star * Coach Knute Rockne fame Page 12 has a small and somewhat discrete one column heading: "GIPP LOSES LONG FIGHT" "Notre Dame Football Star Succumbs After Fourth Relapse" (see) First report coverage of the death of George Gipp, Notre Dame football star. He is famous for Knute Rockne's quote: 'Win one for the Gipper" in his pre-game pep speech. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication even though the discrete report here. Other news of the day including reports on a Jack Dempsey heavyweight boxing title fight which begins on the front page... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:18

$72.00
158920

Best EDDIE CANTOR American Comedian Singer Dancer Actor DEATH 1964 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131342368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, Oct. 11, 1964 * Eddie Cantor death * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred Above the masthead is a headline: "DEATH TAKES EDDIE CANTOR" with a subhead: "Coronary Closes Bug Eyes At 72" plus a large photo captioned: "Heart Attack Brings Death to Comedian Eddie Cantor". Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the film & entertainment industry. The first section only with pages 1-12, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:50

$68.00
158915

RMS LUSITANIA SINKING Cunard Line Ocean Liner & LEO FRANK Penalty 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131334102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW SCIMITAR, Memphis, Tennessee, May 10, 1915 * RMS Lusitania sinking * Cunard Line ocean liner * Leo Frank sentenced to death The front page headline reports on the Lusitania sinking with: "GERMAN ENVOY REGRETS LOSS OF LIFE" "and smaller head: "Think Wilson Will Hold Act Not Excusable". Also at the top of the ftpg. is a one column head: "Leo Frank Is Sentenced to Hang June 22" with related subheads. See the Wikipedia for more on Leo Frank. Complete in 22 pages, small piece from spine margin of front leaf affects some words in the Leo Frank article, otherwise good condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:38

$57.00
158894

Anti-Alcohol Women Temperance 1900 "Annie" Turner Wittenmyer Founder Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923297867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TEMPERANCE TRIBUNE, Jefferson, Ohio, March 1, 1900 * Rare title The masthead has a banner of the: "Non-Partisan National W.C.T.U." (Women's Christian Temperance Union) focused on the elimination of alcohol from society. This organization still exists today (see Wikipedia). This issue features a lengthy biography of Sarah "Annie" Turner Wittenmyer, its first national president (recently died) including a ftpg. photo of her. A rare, semi-monthly publication, 9 1/2 by 12 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:28

$57.00
158885

BATTLE OF QUEBEC Benedict Arnold & ETHAN ALLEN 1776 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923194942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE OR ESSEX GAZETTE, (Cambridge), Feb. 22, 1776 * Battle of Quebec - Canada * General Benedict Arnold report * Ethan Allen in captivity * American Revolutionary War The top of the first column begins with a report from Cork that: "...there has been commotions amongst the soldiers who are to embark for America; that a great numbers of them have deserted & that several of the officers who are absent have sent letters to acquaint their officers that they shall not join their regiments to be sent upon so unusual a war, to shed the blood of their countrymen." with more related content. There are additional reports relating to the Revolutionary War on the front page, includin... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 10:11

$890.00
158875

Very Rare DEADWOOD South Dakota Gold Mining Town WILD BILL HICKOK 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923176305

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLACK HILLS PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, October 21, 1876 * Very rare title * Famous Old West town * re. Wild Bill Hickok murder The top of the front page under the heading "Wyoming Items" appears a note about the murder of Wild Bill Hickok: "Hon. J.J. Jenkins, U.S. Attorney for this Territory, will leave Cheyenne to-day for Yankton, Dakota, where he will prosecute McCall, the murderer of J.B. Hickok, (Wild Bill)." Jack McCall shot Hickok from behind while playing poker in a bar in Deadwood on August 2, 1876. The front page also makes mention of Seth Bullock, Deadwood's first sheriff (see Wikipedia for much more on him) and an article on the back page is headed: "Important To... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:25

$3,350.00
158853

BATTLE OF ATLANTA & Last Confederate Northern Invasion 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922753890

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, July 28, 1864 * Battle of Atlanta - Georgia * Last Northern raid by the rebels Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SECOND INVASION" "The Force Of the Enemy" "The Campaign" "The Late Battles in Front of Atlanta" "Reported Death of Gen. Hood" "Rebel Loss, 12,000" "Depredations of Guerillas in Missouri" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:30

$28.00
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
158841

Original 1971 JIM MORRISON The Doors Lead Singer Songwriter Poet DEATH 1st Rpt.


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922747250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 9, 1971 * Jim Morrison death * The Doors Page 27 has a one column heading: "Rock Singer Morrison Reported Dead at 26" First report coverage on the mysterious death of The Door's lead singer, Jim Morrison. wikipedia notes: Due to his wild personality and performances, he is regarded by critics and fans as one of the most iconic, charismatic and pioneering frontmen in rock music history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:15

$92.00
158834

SACCO & VANZETTI Nicola & Bartolomeo Execution ELECTRIC CHAIR 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372130512794

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 23, 1927 * Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti * Electric chair executions (1st report) The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "SACCO AND VANZETTI PUT TO DEATH EARLY THIS MORNING; GOVERNOR FULLER REJECTS LAST-MINUTE PLEAS FOR DELAY AFTER A DAY OF LEGAL MOVES AND DEMONSTRATIONS" with many subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:06

$57.00
158831

CARLOS GARDEL Argentine Actor Singer Tango Dance Legend KILLED 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922740619

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, June 25, 1935 * Carlos Gardel airplane crash death * Argentine singer, songwriter & actor * Tango legend The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Noted Flier, Actor and 12 Others Die in Plane Collision" with subheads and photo (see) First report coverage continues on page 6 with photo and map. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:01

$42.00
158807

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ John Paul Jones & More 1780 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391921884033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, May 30, 1780 * Revolutionary War * Great masthead On the front page under "London" is part of a letter from Amsterdam stating: "...that several English gentlemen have been in company with the celebrated Paul Jones, who relate that he is proud & haughty, and can talk nothing of sea affairs; however, he has the good manners not to speak disrespectfully of the English; the only reflection he made worthy of committing to paper was this: 'he never did, nor...would accept...a command...for his private advantage...he would be cut to pieces rather than shuffle with his employers to enrich himself, at the expence of his honor.' ". The front page also has a l... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2017 15:37

$435.00
158803

JAMES LONG (Filibuster) Spanish Texas Expedition for Independence 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372129616370

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 11, 1819 * James Long (filibuster) * Spanish Texas expedition The most notable content is the nice ftpg. article: "Another Declaration of Independence" which is an historic letter signed: James Long, concerning this "Long Expedition" This was an 1819 attempt to take control of Spanish Texas led by James Long, which successfully established a small independent government known as the Republic of Texas (distinct from the later Republic of Texas created by the Texas Revolution). The expedition crumbled later in the year, as Spanish troops drove the invaders out. Long returned to Texas in 1820 and attempted to reestablish his control. Also on the... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2017 15:01

$58.00
158793

ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Telephone Inventor DEATH 1st Report in 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372129606231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 3, 1922 * Alexander Graham death * Telephone inventor The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "DR. BELL, INVENTOR OF TELEPHONE, DIES" with subheads and nice illustration of Bell. First report coverage here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends December 07, 2017 14:43

$62.00
158792

USS FORRESTAL Aircraft Carrier Gulf of Tonkin EXPLOSION Fire 1967 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391921854191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 31, 1967 * USS Forrestal - aircraft carrier fire disaster * Zuni rocket on flight deck explosions * Gulf of Tonkin - Vietnam War The front page has a three column heading: "Forrestal Death Toll Likely To Reach 146" with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2017 14:41

$44.00
158791

ARTHUR GRIFFITH Irish Free State Dail Eirean Sinn Fein DEATH 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391921852648

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1922 * Arthur Griffith death (1st report) * Sinn Fein & Dail Eireann leader * Irish Free State - Ireland The top of page 20 has a one column heading: "ARTHUR GRIFFITH DIES SUDDENLY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of President of Dail Eireann, Arthur Griffith. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, light toning, some spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends December 07, 2017 14:40

$40.00
158786

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372129599765

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEMPHIS PRESS-SCIMITAR, Tennessee, August 17, 1977 * The death of Elvis Presley * Great issue from his hometown * Considerable details and photos This 50 page issue has nice headlines which include: "A Lonely Life Ends on Elvis Presley Boulevard" and other related subheads, and includes front page photos of "Elvis last year" and "Elvis in the beginning." The inside has: "The Beginnings of a King", "The King Will Live Forever As Legend of Rock 'n Roll", and "Elvis Dies Quickly at Graceland After Suffering Heart Failure", along with a full page of photos headed: "The Life of a True Legend as Seen Through a Lens." Terrific to have this first report from the city where he died. Bit of minor wea... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2017 14:32

$38.00
158759

RUTH SNYDER & Judd Gray Murder GUILTY Verdict Death Sentence 1927 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128693040

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1927 * Ruth Snyder and Judd Gray guilty of murder * Death sentence - electric chair The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MRS. SNYDER AND GRAY FOUND GUILTY IN THE FIRST DEGREE IN SWIFT VERDICT; BOTH TO GET DEATH SENTENCE MONDAY" with subheads that include: "First Ballot Dooms Her" "Widow's Story False and Gray's the Truth, Jurors Find" and more. (see) Much more inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with front page reporting on the aviator Charles Nungesser flight across the Atlantic in which they became missing. Complete with all 56 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:39

$46.00
158756

FREDDIE MERCURY Rock Band QUEEN Singer DEATH of AIDS 1991 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391921112937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 25, 1991 * Freddie Mercury death (1st report) * Lead singer of the rock band Queen Page 4 has a one column heading: "British Rock Star Mercury Dies of AIDS" Included is a photo of him. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with all 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:35

$62.00
158747

L. FRANK BAUM The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Children Book Fame DEATH 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128682713

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1919 * L. Frank Baum death (1st report) * "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" fame Page 17 has a small one column heading: "L. Frank Baum Dead" with subhead. (see) Baum was known mostly with his children book "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" which was the basis for the famous 1939 movie. 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, light toning at the margins, some creases on the front page, minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:21

$40.00
158700

GEORGE JAY GOULD I Death - King Tutankhamen's Tomb Curse ? Egypt 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372125615716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1923 * George Jay Gould I death (1st report) * King Tutankhamen's curse ? The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "GEORGE J. GOULD DIES IN VILLA IN FRANCE; LEAVES $30,000,000", "Death Holds Up Ligtigation With Family Over His Father's Estate" and more (see). First report coverage on the death of famous financier, George Jay Gould I. Lengthy text continues on page 6 with illustration of Gould (see photos). Too much text to photograph all here. His death was followed by a trip to King Tutankhamen's tomb which created a buzz that King Tut's curse has took another victim. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with al... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2017 12:52

$42.00
158697

Gunfighter WYATT EARP Tombstone Arizona O.K. Corral Fame DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918898227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1929. *Gunfighter Wyatt Earp death * Babe Ruth's wife death * 2 historic reports in one issue The top of page 23 has one column headings: "NOTED GUN FIGHTER OF OLD WEST DEAD" "End Comes to Wyatt Earp at Los Angeles After Life of Battling 'Bad Men'" "Defeated Clayton Gang" "As Referee With a Pistol at Sharkey-Fitzsimmons Fight, His Decision Stood" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also one column headings on page 3 read: "FIRE CAUSES DEATH OF MRS. BABE RUTH' 'Estranged From Husband" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, a few small binding... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2017 12:46

$265.00
158673

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom SON'S DEATH 1820 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372124490479

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 25, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death of his 4th son - best title to have The front page is black-bordered for the announcement of the death of the 4th son of King George III, the page reading: "Yesterday morning, at ten o'clock; departed this life, at Sidmouth, after a short illness, His Royal Highness Edward Duke of Kent and Strathern, His Majesty's fourth son, to the great grief of all the Royal Family." The remainder of the ftpg. has notices concerning the official mourning (see). Ironically, King George III would die just six days later. Great to have this announcement in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:48

$138.00
158662

FRED DUESENBERG Automobile Designer Race Car Motors Pioneer DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917998657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1932 * Fred Duesenberg death * Automobile pioneer * Race car motors Page 17 has a one column heading: "F. S. DUESENBERG DIES OF AUTO INJURY" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frederick Samuel Duesenberg, automobile pioneer designer, manufacturer and sportsman. 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 36 pages, light toning at the, generally very nice.

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:34

$45.00
158613

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123516967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 2, 1780 Page 2 has most of a column taken up with various reports concerning the Revolutionary War, a few items including: "...that Monsieur de Ternay sailed from France with 6000 troops but that so many died on their passage that when he came to effect a landing on Rhode Island he did not disembark more than 4000. That Washington was making a show of forming magazines & had collected as large a body of forces as possible, but that his army was made up of men of all ages & conditions & was but little to be depended upon. That Gen. Clinton had taken with him 10,000 men & after having embarked them and proceeded...to the extreme point of Long Island..." ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:11

$57.00
158612

AARON BURR DEATH & Slavery Slaves in Texas - Creek Indians 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123516250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 17, 1836 * Aaron Burr death * Slavery in the Southwest * Native Americans - Indians The front page has over half a column concerning the recent death of Aaron Burr, with much detail on his life. Within the issue are: "Removal of the Creeks--Official" "The Indian War" "Slavery in Texas" which takes 1 1/2 pages; "Letter from General Jackson: signed in type: Andrew Jackson; "Letter from Gen. Harrison" signed; Wm. H. Harrison; "Mr. Tyler & Slavery in the District of Columbia" and much more. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, bit of foxing, nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:10

$39.00
158611

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372123515345

Colonial currency: Pennsylvania, three pence note dated April 10, 1777. A decorative border plus an engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms along with the text. The reverse has: "To counterfeit is DEATH" along with "Three Pence, Philadelphia, printed by John Dunlap" and the year 1777. John Dunlap was also the printer of the Declaration of Independence. One signature, measures 2 1/4 by 2 3/4 inches, various rubbing, a minor slit at one margin, generally good condition.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:09

$177.00
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
158519

Rare 18th Century American w/ Governor JAMES BOWDOIN Death Funeral 1790 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391915950514

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, November, 1790 * Rare 18th century American magazine * Governor James Bowdoin death - funeral The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted in the title/contents page. Among the articles are: "Description of the Person of Christ, From Josephus" "New Account of the Patagonians" "Reflections on the Unbounded & Astonishing Scenes of Creation" "The Family Economy & Employments of the Gypsies" "Regulations of the Dutch Prisons" and more. Near the back is: "The Gazette" with various news reports of the day including details of the funeral of Governor James Bowdoin. Complete in 64 pages, full title/contents page, lacking... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:01

$53.00
158493

ULYSSES S. GRANT General & President Death w/ PRINT Illustration 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118426481

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JAMESTOWN EVENING JOURNAL, New York, July 23, 1885 * General Ulysses S. Grant A nice newspaper reporting the death of General Ulysses S. Grant, with all columns on all 4 pgs. black-bordered and the ftpg. having a nice engraving of him with column heads: "HIS SUFFERING ENDED" "THE DEATH OF GEN. GRANT ! " "Peacefully & Painlessly He Passes Away, With His Family Around Him" "Beholding the Sunrise of a New Day in Another World" "Affecting Scenes in the Chamber of Death--How the End Came" with much detail, the text taking nearly two columns. Four pages, rubbing & wear at the folds with some perforation, a few small archival mends mostly inside, wear at the margins.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:29

$64.00
158477

ISADORA DUNCAN Freakish Death Silky SCARF Automobile Accident 1927 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914401319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1927 * Isadora Duncan freakish death * Creator of the modern dance The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "ISADORA DUNCAN, DRAGGED BY SCARF FROM AUTO, KILLED" "Dancer Is Thrown to Road While Riding at Nice and Her Neck IS Broken" "Has Premonition Of Death" "Tragedy Marked Career" and more. (see) Lengthy text. First report coverage on the freak accidental death of the famed dancer involving one the scarfs she was best known for. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, Minor spine wear with a few staples along ... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:03

$57.00
158447

Rare TIN CUP Gunnison County COLORADO Old West Mining Ghost Town 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913829693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GARFIELD BANNER, Tin Cup, Gunnison County, Colorado, March 4, 1882 * Very rare Old West title A very rare title as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes only one institution as having just a single issue of this title. The holdings of the only other institution with any issues were recently purchased by us. In October 1859, prospector Jim Taylor panned some gold from Willow Creek, and carried it back to camp in a tin cup; he named the valley “Tin Cup Gulch.”. For years the area was the site of seasonal placer mining, but no year-round communities were established, partly because of the danger of Indian attack. In 1878, lode deposits were discovered and the town ... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:37

$92.00
158422

ARMY CADETS Richard Brinsley Sheridan Jr. College Football DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116266478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1931 * Richard Brinsley "Dick" Sheridan, Jr. * West Point Army Cadet death (1st report) * College football game vs. Yale (broken neck) The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Sheridan, Army End, Dies of Football Injury; Mother at Bedside After Fast Trip by Motor" (see) First report coverage on the death of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Jr., who broke his neck during a Army vs. Yale college football game. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:12

$38.00
159176

MILLER HUGGINS New York Yankees Babe Ruth Era Manager DEATH 1929 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391928689758

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1929 * Miller Huggins death (1st report) * New York Yankees manager * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig era The front page has one column headings: "MILLER HUGGINS DIES; MANY PAY TRIBUTE" "Manager of Yankees' Baseball Team for 12 Seasons Is a Victim of Blood Poisoning" and more. Continues on page 22 with one column photo of Huggins. Much text. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:25

$39.99
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