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165274

HENRY OSSAWA TANNER African-American Painter Artist DEATH 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085398947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1937 * Henry Ossawa Tanner death * African-American painter - artist The top of page 26 has a one column heading: "HENRY O. TANNER, PAINTER, WAS 78" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Henry Ossawa Tanner, painting artist who was the first African-American painter to gain international acclaim. 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 with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:29

$47.00
165273

IVAN PAVLOV Russian Physiologist 1st Nobel Prize Laureate DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372373346904

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1936 * Ivan Pavlov death (1st report) * Russian physiologist * Nobel Prize winner The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "IVAN PAVLOV DEAD; PHYSIOLOGIST, 86" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist known for his work is classical conditioning. 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 wer... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:28

$46.00
165266

WILLIAM GILLETTE Actor Playwright Stage Manager DEATH w/ Photos 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372373341338

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1937 * William Gillette death * American actor-manager * Sherlock Holmes Page 21 has a one column heading: "WILLIAM GILLETTE, ACTOR, DEAD AT 81" with subheads and four related photo. First report coverage on the death of William Gillette, American actor-manager, playwright and stage manager. He was best remembered for portraying Sherlock Holmes. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:19

$47.00
165223

ADOLPH HITLER Becomes Dictator of Germany HINDENBURG Death 1934 Newspaper NAZIS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372068794

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Aug. 2, 1934 * Germany President Paul Von Hindenburg death * Adolph Hitler becomes dictator * Nazis begin climb to full power of Germany The banner headline announces: "VON HINDENBURG IS DEAD" with subheads that include: "Hitler Becomes Master of Germany by Decree of Cabinet Merging the Two Offices of President and Chancellor" and more, plus a photos of him headed: "Death Ends Remarkable Career". Sixteen pages, minor margin tears, generally good condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:06

$52.00
165216

JIM JONES Peoples Temple Guyana SouMth America ASS SUICIDES 1978 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084807233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 22, 1978 * John Jones & the Peoples Temple * Jonestown - Guyana, South America * Mass suicide & killings The front page has a banner headline concerning the recent mass suicides in Jonestown, South America: "Cultist Charged in 5 Murders" with subhead. (see) More on pages 2 & 3 with two related photos. The Rev. Jim Jones was founder and leader of the Peoples Temple, which is best known for the 1978 death of more than 900 Temple members in Jonestown, Guyana along with the deaths of nine other people at a nearby airstrip and in Georgetown. This was the greatest single loss of American civilian life in a non-natural disaster until the events of September 11, 2001.... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:00

$52.00
165214

BRODERICK-TERRY DUEL Lake Merced California over SLAVERY Question 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084805532

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 10, 1859 * Broderick-Terry duel * David C. & David S. * Last notable American duel This issue has considerable reporting on a duel considered "the last notable American duel", with one column heads: "The Duel Between Broderick And Terry" "Mr. Boderick's Career" "Death Of Broderick" All coverage is on inside pages. Eight pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 16, 2018 14:56

$46.00
165207

JACOB GURRAH SHAPIRO Murder Inc. Founder New York Mobster DEATH 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084802332

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1947 * Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro * New York mobster * Murder Inc. co-founder The back page has one column headings: "GURRAH JAKE DIES IN PRISON HOSPITAL" "Shapiro, Associate of Lepke in Murder Ring, Succumbs at 50 to Heart Disease" with smaller subheads. First report coverage on the death of New York mobster, Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro, co-founder of Murder Inc. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 14:48

$48.00
165183

Early DETROIT FREE PRESS 19th Century Pre Civil War MICHIGAN 1837 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084224446

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, June 7, 1837 A rather early newspaper from Detroit. A typical newspaper of the day with pg. 2 beginning with "Laws Of the United States" one concerning: "...An act granting half pay to widows & orphans where their husbands & fathers have died of wounds received in the military service...". Four pages, good condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:43

$34.00
165180

PEG ENTWISTLE Actress Suicide Death Jump HOLLYWOOD SIGN Letter "H"1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372371004022

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1932 * Actress Peg Entwistle suicide * Hollywood sign jump Page 2 has one column heads including: "PEG ENTWISTLE DIES IN HOLLYWOOD LEAP" "Actress Ends Life by Jumping Off Fifty-Foot Sign After Failure in the Movies" and more with a photo of Entwistle. This young actress, just 24 at the time, jumped off the letter "H" of the Hollywoodland sign in California, some years before the famous sign would be shorted to just "Hollywood". See the Wikipedia report on Peg Entwistle as she has remained a part of popular culture with "sightings" of her ghost, songs named after her and a theatrical production as well. Complete in 44 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:37

$87.00
165176

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Extermination Polish Jews NAZIS Atrocities 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372371001742

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1943 * Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time * Nazi-occupied Poland exterminations * Benito Mussolini ousted The top of the page 9 has one column headings: "POLISH EXECUTIONS PUT AT 3,200.000" "Wiadyslaw Banaczyk Draws Gruesome Picture of Nazis' Extermination Methods", "Children Kicked To Death" and "Minister Details Gassing of Adults--Sees Reich Aim at Ethnographic Defense Line". See image for coverage on the ongoing atrocities in Nazi-occupied Poland where extermination of the Jewish population was most prevalent. Rare to find such reports in newspapers at this time as the reality of the holocaust was just being realized. What better evidence to con... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:33

$78.00
165168

EDDIE FOY SR. American Actor Comedian Dancer Vaudevillian DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370989285

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1928 * Eddie Foy Sr. death (1st report) * Actor, comedian, dancer and vaudevillian The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "EDDIE FOY DIES SUDDENLY ON TOUR" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:21

$39.00
165165

JIM JONES Peoples Temple Guyana South America MASS SUICIDES 1978 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370983920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 21, 1978 * John Jones & the Peoples Temple * Jonestown - Guyana, South America * Mass suicide & killings The ftpg. has a banner headline: "CULT LEADER ON DRUGS" with a lead-in head: "Son Tells Of Paranoia" with a photo of Stephan Jones, son of the Rev. Jim Jones, head of the Peoples Temple. Also: "Rev. Jones Called Sick, Obsessed". More coverage & more photos on pages 2 and 3 (see). The Rev. Jim Jones was founder and leader of the Peoples Temple, which is best known for the 1978 death of more than 900 Temple members in Jonestown, Guyana along with the deaths of nine other people at a nearby airstrip and in Georgetown. This was the greatest single loss of American ... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:13

$70.00
165161

BATTLE OF SHILOH Pittsburg Landing TN Tennessee & Map 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084207451

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 13, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh * Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee The first column has some nice headlines concerning the battle of Shiloh, including: "The Victory at Pittsburg" "Additional Reports Of The Battle" "Rebel Account of the First Day's Fight" "Beauregard's Official Despatch" "Victory Claimed by the Rebels" "General A. Sidney Johnston's Death Confirmed" "The Battle of Shiloh" and more, with the text taking 2 1/2 columns & is filled by a half column headed: "The Rebels In The Battle". The ftpg. also has a small one column map headed: "Strategical Importance of Huntsville". The balance of the ftpg. has much on the Civil War, with even more on inside pgs. inclu... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:09

$60.00
165155

BUDDY 1st Seeing Eye Guide Dog Morris Frank Service Animal DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370974307

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1938 * "Buddy" death - German Shepherd * 1st ever trained guide dog - seeing eye * Morris Frank's service animal Page 21 has a one column heading: "FIRST DOG TRAINED AS 'SEEING EYE' DIES" with subhead and illustration of "Buddy"". (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 with all 42 pages, a little staining on the front page, small address stamp in the masthead, generally good.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:02

$42.00
165149

GEORGE S. PATTON World War II U.S. Army General Death BURIAL 1945 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084200108

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1945 * General George S. Patton death burial * Post World War II reports The front page has a one column heading: "GEN. PATTON BURIED WITH HIS SOLDIERS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with a few related photos. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning at the margins, 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 pheasants in the country outside Mannheim. Their 1938 Cadillac Model 75 was driven by Private First Class Horace Woodri... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 14:54

$56.00
165052

CONFEDERATE New Orleans LA Louisiana Battle of SHILOH 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363706892

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 16, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee * Rare title from the deep South Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. The front page includes: "What the Morning Journals Say" "The O... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:50

$175.00
165044

King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND London Gazette DEATH Close 1684 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363685992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 5, 1684 (note that by today's calendar the year would be 1685) * Charles II of England death close The top of the front page, set in larger-than-normal type, is a very timely and significant report on the ill health of the King. Indeed, he would die the day after the publication of this issue, February 6, which would be reported in the next issue of the London Gazette. The full text of the report is shown in the photo below, portions including: "The Lords of His Majesty's most Honorable Privy Council have thought fit...to make known that his Majesty, upon Monday morning last, was seized with a violent Fit that gave great cause to fear the issue of it...... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:37

$275.00
165041

BORIS SCHATZ Lithuanian Jewish Artist & Sculptor Palestine DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363683619

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1932 * Boris Schatz death (1st report) * Lithuanian Jewish artist & sculptor * Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design * "Father of Israeli art" Page 21 has a one column heading: "PROF. BORIS SCHATZ, NOTED ARTIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Boris Schatz, a Lithuanian Jewosh artist and sculptor who settled in Palestine. 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 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotto... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:34

$52.00
165029

THOMAS JEFFERSON Presidential Election & Philip Schuyler Death 1804 Newpaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363667502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Nov. 27, 1804 * General Philip Schuyler death * Thomas Jefferson election votes Page 3 has an interesting item: "Enigma, To Be Solved by Political Wiseacres - Who shall be our Next President?" with a chart by state and the presumed votes for "Clinton" for "Jefferson" and for "Federal Candidate". An entire page is taken up with: "Osage Indians" which is very descriptive of them. Page 7 has a lengthy report on the death and funeral of Major General Philip Schuyler of Revolutionary War fame (see). Eight pages, 8 12 by 10 1/2 inches, stain to the back leaf, nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:17

$29.00
164979

JOHN JAY American Statesman Founding Fathers & NY Governor DEATH 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372359003696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 23, 1829 * John Jay death Page 6 has a brief & inconspicuous--yet notable--report of the death of John Jay, the nation's first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: "The venerable John Jay, formerly chief justice of the United States,, etc. died in Westchester county, New York, on Sunday last in the 85th year of his age. The New York papers abound with well merited testimonies of respect to his memory." Included also is the 8 page "Supplementary" issue, so complete in 24 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, good overall condition, but the front page does have a small amount of foxing and lite ink smudging (see images). As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:24

$27.00
164975

(2) HMS VICTORY Royal Navy Ship w/ Sir John Balchen LOST at Sea 1744 Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077828464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, two issue set, London, England, October and November, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! October issue: Certainly the most notable report in the 1st issue is the report of the sinking of the British ship H.M.S. Victory. A report dated February 5, 2009 from the "Best Syndication News" service brings this event into the 21st century with its breaking news reading: "The HMS Victory ship sunk in stormy seas back in 1744 but it wasn’t until this week, when an American company called Odyssey discovered what they call “the most significant shipwreck discovery in history.” There are two reports of this ship's ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:20

$77.00
164963

VAHAN CARDASHIAN Armenian-American Activist Leader & Lawyer DEATH 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077823190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1934 * Vahan Cardashian death * Armenian-American leader The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "CARDASHIAN DEAD; ARMENIAN LEADER" with subheads and photo. First report coverage of the death of Vahan Cardashian, Armenian American political activist and lawyer. 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 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the sub... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:04

$38.00
164961

LOS ANGELES FLOOD California & George Foster Peabody DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077822629

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES March 5, 1938 * Los Angeles CA flood of 1938 * George Foster Peabody death * American banker & Philanthropist The top of the front page has a three column headline: "82 KNOWN DEAD, 128 MISSING IN CALIFORNIA FLOOD DEBRIS; WIDE AREA STILL ISOLATED" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with 2 related photos. (see) The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "G.F. PEABODY DEAD; PHILANTHROPIST" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:03

$44.00
164960

WOLFGANG AMADEDUS MOZART Austrian Classical Music Composer DEATH 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358984259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1792 * Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart death (1st report) * Austrian classical music era composer * Piano and violin prodigy Inside under the "Deaths" column is a brief albeit historic report: "In his 36th year, the celebrated John Chrysostom Wolfgang Theophillus Mozart, Mastro di Cappela to the Imperial Court of Vienna; whose very early and uncommon musical talents are described by the Hon Daines Barrington, in the "Philosophical Transactions", vol. LX. He was born at Saltzbourg, Jan. 17 1756." Note: a much more brief report of his death appears in the December, 1791 Gentleman's Magazine. Also within is "East India Intelligence" which be... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:00

$290.00
164956

STEPEHEN DECATUR United States Navy DUEL vs. James Barron KILLED 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077819882

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820 * Stephen Decatur Killed (1st report) * United States Navy commodore * Duel vs. James Barron The ftpg. has an article with small head: "Melancholy Occurrence" which begins: "A duel was fought on Wednesday...between the victor of the Macedonian, Com. Decatur, and com. Barron who commanded the Chesapeake frigate...They fought at 8 paces with pistols---at the first fire both were wounded--com. Decatur through the abdomen of which he died..." with more. Further in the issue is another report with a small head: "Com. Decatur" with has a bit more detail concerning the funeral, etc. Among other reports in this issue are: "Relations with Sp... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:56

$30.00
164953

JOHN JAY American Statesman Death - Pirates Hanged - Slave Ships 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358978181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 30, 1829 * John Jay death * Pirates & slave ships Pages 1 and 2 have an article concerning the death of John Jay with a biography of his life & accomplishments. John Jay was an American diplomat, patriot, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States. Also an article: "Slave Trade" which mentions the capture of ships containing 450 slaves, with much more. Also: "Pirates In A Fair Way" mentions: "...have at last caught some of the pirates...they will be hanged..." with other details. And near the back: "Creek Indians In Georgia... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:52

$32.00
164948

MIGUEL FLETA Spanish Operatic Singer & Tenor Spain DEATH 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077814493

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1938 * Miguel Fleta death (1st report) * Spanish Operatic tenor * Iberian opera singer The top of the front page has a one column picture of Miguel Fleta and heading: "Miguel Fleta, Tenor, One In Opera Here" with subhead. (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 with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:39

$37.00
164917

FRANCIS HOPKINSON & Benjamin Harrison V - Founding Fathers DEATH 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356282340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 18, 1791 * Francis Hopkinson & Benjamin Harrison V deaths * Declaration of Independence signers - Founding Fathers Listed under "Died" on pg. 3 is: "...In Virginia; Hon. Benjamin Harrison, Esq. formerly Govenour of that State..." and "...At Philadelphia, Hon. Francis Hopkinson, Esq. District Judge of the United States, for the State of Pennsylvania. The interests of science and patriotism will long deplore the loss of this valuable citizen..." (see photos). Both of these men were signers of the Declaration of Independence. Page 2 has an interesting item on the derivation of the term "Yankee", as well as a letter headed "Mr. Paine, in his reply to Mr. Burke... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:37

$64.00
164915

18th Century MASSACHUSETTS SPY George Washington's Death Nears 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356281751

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 20, 1799 * 18th century American title This issue was printed less than a month before the death of George Washington. The ftpg. & pg. 2 have the "Speech" of Governor Tichenor of Vermont, as well as reports from Worcester, Philadelphia, Lexington, Kentucky, New York, Trenton, Boston, & Europe. Four pages, small rubbing hold to the front leaf not close to noted content, foxing near the top..

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:36

$38.00
164908

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom Death FUNERAL 1820 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076536705

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE of Tuesday, the 8th of February. Dated Friday, Feb. 11, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Funeral - best title to be had ? This is a broadside edition (single sheet printed on one side only) concerning the funeral of King George II of England. The ftpg. announcement is datelined Feb. 10 and notes in part: "All Peers, Bishops, Eldest Sons of Peers...who propose to assist at the interment of His late Most Sacred Majesty King George the Third, of Blessed Memory...are requested to signify their intention..." with more (see). Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:28

$47.00
164892

KID CANN Minneapolis MN Jewish Mobster Gangster ACQUITTED Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076113142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1936 * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a one column heading: "KID CANN ACQUITTED IN LIGGETT MURDER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld. 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 subscr... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:41

$39.00
164889

George BABY FACE NELSON Bank Robber Battle of Barrington KILLED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076103266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Pennsylvania, Nov. 28, 1934 * George Bace Face Nelson killed * Battle of Barrington - Illinois One column headlines on the front page report the death of one of the more notorious outlaws of the gangster era, with: "'BABY FACE' DEAD; KILLS FEDERALS IN HIGHWAY BATTLE" "Samuel Cowley and Herman Hollis Who Put Dillinger Away Are the Victims" "NELSON AVENGES PAL" "Gangsters After Running Fight Escape in Car of Agents--One Wounded" with the report taking a total of about one full column which continues on page 3. Complete in 28 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:22

$115.00
164888

Best MARY BAKER EDDY Church Christ Christian Science Monitor DEATH1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355292601

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Dec. 5, 1910 * Mary Baker Eddy death * Church of Christ, Scientist * Best title to be had (rare) A very significant issue, as the top of the front page has: "Mary Baker Eddy" being a report of her death. Eddy was the founder of Christian Science and the founder of this newspaper, just two of her many accomplishments. The text carries over to page 2. It is significant to find death reports of publishers in their own newspapers. The front page also has: "A Tribute" to her and the back page is entirely taken up with a bordered "Editorial", a small portion of which is about Mary Baker Eddy. Complete in 12 pages, light browning, very minor central fold... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:19

$278.00
164871

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Hometown Death FUNERAL Reporting 1790 Boston Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076089440

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 1, 1790 * Benjamin Franklin funeral * Report from his hometown A report on page 3 headed: "The Immortal Franklin" begins: "This great and good man, whose death we announced in the last Centinel, was aged 85 years--and was interred with every mark of the esteem and veneration of his fellow citizens. His last illness lasted 16 days. At his funeral the following was the order of Procession." It then lists the order of the Procession...". There are a few more particulars (see) plus word that: "The Supreme Executive of Pennsylvania have agreed to wear mourning for one month, in memory of Dr. Franklin..." Small tear at the spine is archivally repaired, oth... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 14:59

$247.00
164830

JOHN BROWN DEATH SENTENCE Harpers Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection 1859 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071974160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 3, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Sentenced to death (hanging) * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia WV The top of page 3 has column heads on the trial of John Brown for his raid on Harper's Ferry, including: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Continuation of the Trial of the Conspirators" "John Brown Sentenced to Suffer Death on the Second of December" "The Speech of the Culprit" which is included here; "Conviction of Edwin Coppic, Charged with Treason, Conspiracy & Murder" and more. Twelve pages, irregular at the spine margin from disbinding, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:33

$68.00
164827

Very Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR James Rivington Tory 1782 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372347581343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ROYAL GAZETTE, New York, July 15, 1778 * American Revolutionary War * Extremely rare issue * James Rivington This is a case where the rarity of the title equals the historic content within. This was a Tory newspaper by the infamous James Rivington who was supportive of the British cause. Rivington's initially impartial stance shifted as the revolution loomed and public opinion polarized, until by late 1774 he was advocating the restrictive measures of the British government with such zeal and attacking the patriots so severely, that in 1775 the Whigs of Newport, Rhode Island, resolved to hold no further communication with him. The Sons of Liberty hanged Rivington in effigy. On May 1... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:30

$4,350.00
164821

President WILLIAM McKINLEY Assassination DEATH w/ Black Borders 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071967635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UTICA DAILY PRESS, New York, September 14, 1901 * President William McKinley assassination The top of the front page has a three column headline: "PRESIDENT McKINLEY IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) the front page has black mourning borders. Complete with 12 pages, a little wear at the folds and margins, more so along the spine with minor text loss, generally good.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:20

$47.00
165260

MARCHESE GUGLIELMO MARCONI Wireless Radio Telegraphy Invent DEATH 1937 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372373149567

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1937 * Guglielmo Marconi burial (1st report) * Wireless telegraphy inventor The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "MARCONI BURIED; 300,000 PAY HONOR" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 11:17

$39.99
165244

ARTURO ALFONSO SCHOMBURG Puerto Rico African History Harlem DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392085209340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1938 * Arturo Alfonso Schomburg death (1st report) * Puerto Rican Rico historian - writer - activist The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "A. A. SCHOMBURG, 64, SCHOLAR, CURATOR" with subheads. (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 with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, also Arthur Schomburg was a historian, writer, and activist. Schomburg was a Puerto Rican of African and German descent who moved to the United States and researched and raised awareness... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2018 07:57

$33.00
165241

MABEL NORMAND Hollywood Silent Film Comedienne Actress DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392084833066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1930 * Mabel Normand death (1st report) * Silent film comedienne and Actress * Charlie Chaplin & Fatty Arbuckle duo The front page one column headings: "MABEL NORMAND, FILM STAR, DEAD" "The Comedienne Succumbs to Turberculosis in California Sanitarium" and more. (see) Coverage continues inside with photo. 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, light toning at the margins, minor irregularity along the spine, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2018 15:45

$39.99
165134

FRANK HAWKS Air Racer World War I U.S. Army Airplane Pilot DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392083988271

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1938 * Aviator Frank Hawks death * United States Army pilot * Air racer - airplanes - WWI The front page has a one column heading: "FRANK HAWKS DIES WHEN PLANE FALLS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with photo of Hawks. 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 44 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2018 21:00

$34.99
165144

FLOYD ALLEN Gang HIILSVILLE Virginia Courthouse Shootout Murders 1912 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392084030403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS SCIMITAR, Memphis, Tennessee, May 17, 1912 * Floyd Allen clan - gang * Hillsville VA Virginia The ftpg. has column heads: "FLOYD ALLEN FOUND GUILTY BY TRIAL JURY" "Leader of Notorious Virginia Band of Mountain Outlaws Convicted on Charge of Murder in First Degree" "Penalty Is Death In Electric Chair" "Verdict Brings to a Close third Chapter in History of State's Bloodiest Crime--Man Hunt Still in Progress". This is the case of Floyd Allen, patriarch of the Allen clan of Carroll County, Virginia. He was convicted and executed for murder in 1913 after the sensational courthouse shootout recorded in these two issues that left a judge, prosecutor, sheriff, and two others dead. Allen... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2018 09:33

$44.99
165138

O. O. MCINTYRE "New York Day by Day" Columnist DEATH 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372370679289

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1938 * O. O. McIntyre death (1st report) * "New York Day by Day" columnist The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "O.O. M'INTYRE DEAD; COLUMNIST WAS 54" 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 with all 42 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Oscar Odd McIntyre was a New York newspaper columnist of the 1920s and 1930s, who used the byline O. O. McIntyre. His writings cleverly combined a small town point of view with urban sophistication. The Washington Post on... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2018 08:27

$34.99
165136

LANDON RONALD English Music Conductor Composer Teacher DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392083997354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 15, 1938 * Landon Ronald death (1st report) * English conductor - composer - teacher * Guildhall School of Music principal Page 15 has a one column heading: "LANDON RONALD, 65, BRITISH CONDUCTOR" with subhead 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 with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2018 08:02

$33.00
164793

Best DALE EARNHARDT Daytona 500 Nascar #3 CRASH Death 2001 Florida FL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392070081884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS-JOURNAL, Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2001 (Dale Earnhardt's Fatal Crash) * From the city where it happened * Great for framing or as a memento Whether you are a NASCAR fan or not, collectors cannot fail to admit that one of the more notable--and tragic--events in NASCAR racing was the death of the famed Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500 racetrack. See the photo below for how the local newspaper treated this event. Always nice to get major events in cities where they happened, here is an opportunity to add a racing-related paper to your collection. This is the complete issue with 46 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2018 15:27

$47.00
164786

GEORGE GREY BARNARD American Sculptor The Cloisters DEATH 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372344489241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1938 * George Grey Barnard death * American sculptor The front page has a one column heading: "BARNARD, SCULPTOR, IS DEAD HERE AT 74" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page three with 3 related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 22, 2018 15:19

$40.00
164777

GABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO Italian Writer Poet Playwright DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392070074865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1938 * Gabriele D'Annunzio death * Italian writer, poet, playwright * Prince of Montenevoso * Duke of Gallese The front page has a one column heading: "D'ANNUNZIO DIES; POET-HERO WAS 74" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2018 15:12

$37.00
164776

JOHN RINGLING Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Pioneer DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392070074640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1936 * John Ringling death * Circus pioneer The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "RINGLING SERVICE HERE TOMORROW" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of John Ringling, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus fame. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice co... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2018 15:11

$42.00
164754

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON Mortally Wounded ? Revolutionary War 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392069436824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 9, 1777 * General George Washington Page 2 has: "Towards the end of May, General Washington having detached General Putnam with 5000 men to attack the town of Brunswick in which were 3000 British under the command of General Lord Cornwallis, General Putnam met with the most unexpected success in that enterprize having taken the town; the garrison of which, after a vigorous resistance & considerable loss, were made prisoners by the Americans who, on their side, had 1700 killed in the action...adds that as soon as General Washington was informed...he assembled his forces & attacked General Howe at Amboy on the 120th of June who was entirely defeated a... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:11

$72.00
164751

FUGITIVE SLAVE CASE John Anderson Extradition Canada w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372343300378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Fugitive slave who escaped to Canada “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "Jo... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:09

$83.00
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