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160471

JOHN D. "BONESETTER" REESE Baseball Doctor Therapy DEATH 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196775908

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1931 * John D. "Bonesetter" Reese death * Major League Baseball trainer * Youngstown, Ohio "baseball doctor" Page 19 has a one column heading: "BONESETTER REESE DIES AT AGE OF 76" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of John D. Reese, Major League Baseball trainer who was known for his ability to get injured athletes back into the game. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally good.

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:14

$37.00
160415

GEORGE HARRISON The Beatles Liverpool English Rock Band DEATH 2001 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962132650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NEWS, New York, Nov. 30, 2001 * George Harrison death (1st report) * The Beatles - English rock band The front page has a nice color photo with heading: "GEORGE HARRISON 1943-2001; Cancer Claims The Quiet Beatle" with more inside. Nice to have in this famous NYC tabloid publication. Complete in 40 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 14, 2018 10:15

$20.00
160414

Roanld Reagan's Death Report - 2004 New York Post Authentic Newspaper - Gipper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372195626209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK POST, June 6, 2004 * Ronald Reagan's death report * One of the most beloved U.S. Presidents The frontpage of the issue features a close-up photo of Ronald Reagan with the American flag behind him captioned: "Ronald Reagan (1911-2004)". Additional related coverage and photos are found within the issue, along with other news of the day. Some of the inside photos include one of Reagan holding a jersey with "The Gipper" with the number "1", and another showing him and Nancy dancing. This is complete in 128 pages, measures approximately 11 x 14 inches, and is in very nice condition. See photos for details. An historic collectible.

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Ends February 14, 2018 10:11

$20.00
160383

LINCOLN STREET FIRE Boston Massachusetts Fireworks Disaster 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960356840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, March 11, 1893 * Lincoln Street fire disaster * Boston, Massachusetts The top of the ftpg. has nice column heads on the infamous Lincoln Street Fire in Boston, with: "DEATH IN SEETHING FLAMES" "Boston, Mass., Visited by a Fatal and Disastrous Conflagration" "Pitiful & Heartrending Scenes" "Cut Off From Escape Many People Lose Their Lives in the Burning Building--Over $4,000,000 Worth of Property Destroyed" with the reporting taking over 1 1/2 columns. See the hyperlink for much more on the fire & its significance. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine from disbinding, foxing at ftpg. folds, partially loose at the spine.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:48

$72.00
160373

CHARLES LEALE Abraham Lincoln Theatre Assassination Doctor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192401180

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1932 * Dr. Charles Augustus Leale M.D. death * Doctor who attended Abraham Lincoln * Amelia Earhart visits Brussels, Belgium Page 9 has a one column heading: "Mrs. Putnam Honored By Belgian King" with subhead. (see) Page 21 has a one column heading: "DR. C. A. LEALE DIES; SAW LINCOLN SHOT" with subheads and photo. (see) Charles Leale was the first doctor to arrive at the presidential box at Ford's Theatre after John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln. His efforts allowed Lincoln to live until the next morning. 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 advertise... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:31

$47.00
160369

ANNA DE NOAILLES Death & Luis Miguel Sanchez Cerro Assassination 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959975961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1933 * Luis Miguel Sanchez Cerro assassination * President of Peru - Peruvian army officer * Anna de Noailles death * Romanian-French writer The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PRESIDENT IS SLAIN IN PERU ON LEAVING REVIEW OF TROOPS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of the president of Peru. The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "ANNA DE NOAILLES, FRENCH POET, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 15:46

$37.00
160358

SAMUEL ADAMS Founding Father & Governor of Massachusetts DEATH 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959840444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 8, 1803 * Samuel Adams death * Governor of Massachusetts The top of page 2 has a rather unassuming article: "Yesterday morning the death of Mr. SAMUEL ADAMS, Esq. late Governor of this Commonwealth, was announced to the inhabitants by the tolling of all the bells in town. Mr. Adams has long been a valetudinarian; and has experienced much of the indisposition and bodily pain natural to the infirmities of age. He had reached his 81st year." Four pages, some light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:25

$74.00
160341

CHARLES W. CHESNUTT African American Author & Activist DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959821004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 16, 1932 * Charles W. Chesnutt death * African American author * Post Civil War South Page 17 has a one column heading: "C. W. CHESNUTT, NEGRO AUTHOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles W. Chesnutt, African American author and political activist. 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 38 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 in... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 11:49

$38.00
160265

William M. BOSS TWEED Tammany Hall Scandal Fame DEATH 1878 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955899072

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 13, 1878 * William M. "Boss" Tweed * Tammany Hall fame A full column on the front page is headed: "DEATH OF WM. M. TWEED" "The Ex-Tammany Chief's Last Hours In Jail" and various subheads. This is the infamous "Boss" Tweed, an American politician most notable for being the "boss" of Tammany Hall, the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in the politics of 19th century New York City and State. At the height of his influence, Tweed was the third-largest landowner in New York City. This report carries over to take most of page 2 details his life and career. Eight pages, evenly toned, loss to a lower corner does not affect any text, nice condi... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2018 15:35

$54.00
160198

(2) Prince Mahai MICHAEL I OF ROMANIA Becomes Boy King 1927 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183543677

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 20 & 21, 1927 * Ferdinand I of Romania death * Prince Mahai becomes Michael I * King of Romania The top of the front page of the July 20th issue has a three column headline: "King Ferdinand of Rumania Dies; Victim of Cancer; Last Act Stabilizes Government" with subheads and photo. (see) The July 21st issues has a two column heading: "Nation Pledges Faith in Boy Ruler of Rumania; Country Mourns Ferdinand" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Prince Mihai becoming King of Romania and the death of Ferdinand I of Romania. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Each issue is complete with 14 & 16 pages, tiny binding holes... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 12:34

$40.00
160156

KEN KOENECKE Brooklyn Dodgers MLB Baseball KILLED on Airplane 1935 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178820388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1935 * Len Koenecke killed on airplane * MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "KOENECKE'S PILOT IS HELD AS SLAYER" with subheads and two related photos. (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 48 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: After being sent home from the road trip, he caught a commercial flight for New York City. During the flight, he drank a quart of whiskey and became very drunk. After harassing other passengers and striking a stewardess, the pilot had to si... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2018 07:48

$45.00
160150

MUSKEGON MICHIGAN George 'Dutch' Anderson Gangster Shootout DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178268529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, November 2, 1925 * George "Dutch" Anderson killed * Prohibition era criminal * Gerald Chapman comrade The top of the front page has a two column headline: "'Dutch' Anderson Killed In Gun Fight by Detective He Had Fatally Wounded" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the gunfight between police and Anderson at Muskegon, Michigan. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning with a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2018 15:50

$47.00
160142

MAULANA MOHAMMAD ALI JOUHAR Indian Muslim Islam Leader DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178249032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1931 * Maulana Mohammad Ali Jouhar death * 1st report - Muslim leader - Khilafat movement Page 7 has one column headings that include: "MUHAMMAD ALI DIES AT TASK IN LONDON" "Indian Moslem Leader Defied Death to Attend Parley to Win Autonomy for Nation" "PENNED PLEA WHILE DYING" and more. (see) First report coverage on the death of Maulana Mohammad Ali. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning a the margins, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2018 15:32

$40.00
160134

JAMES JOYCE DEATH Irish Novelist Writer & Poet "Ulysses" Fame 1941 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178234730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 13, 1941 * James Joyce death (1st report) * Irish novelist and poet * "Ulysses" fame The front page has a one column heading: "NOVELIST JOYCE DIES FOLLOWING SWISS OPERATION'" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light inked in red letters is the word "Redeemed" (see) near the top of the front page, light toning along the central fold, a little spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends January 27, 2018 15:11

$47.00
160129

HENRY FORD Automobile Pioneer Crash Car Wreck Murder Attempt ? 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178229300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 31, 1927 * Henry Ford assassination attempt ? * Automobile magnate car wreck * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page has a banner headline: "U.S. SLEUTHS SCENT FORD DEATH PLOT IN ACCIDENT" with subheads and photo of Ford. (see) Great to have in a Detroit publication. Rare as such. 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 January 27, 2018 15:03

$57.00
160126

HANK O'DAY The Reverend Baseball Pitcher Umpire & Manager DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372178226260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1935 * Hank (Henry) O'Day death (1st report) * MLB baseball pitcher, umpire & manager The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "HENRY O'DAY DIES; BASEBALL UMPIRE" 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 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 & institutions rather than individuals were ... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2018 14:59

$42.00
160099

BABBS SWITCH FIRE Hobart Oklahoma School House Children Disaster 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372177485866

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 26, 1924 * Babbs Switch, Oklahoma school house fire disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TEACHER GAVE LIFE TO SAVE CHILDREN AS 33 DIED IN FIRE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Christmas eve fire at the Babbs Switch rural school house near Hobart, Oklahoma. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, a few margin tears on inside pages, generally nice.

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Ends January 26, 2018 15:29

$42.00
160070

Early DACHUA 1st Nazi CONCENTRATION Death CAMP Prisoners Shot 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391951169604

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1933 * 1st Nazi concentration camp * Early Dachua before war outbreak The top of page 22 has one column headings that include: "NAZIS SHOOT DOWN FLEEING PRISONERS" and "Three Reds Are Slain Trying to Escape From Dachua Interment Camp" and more. (see) Early report on the very 1st Nazi concentration camp well before the start of World War II. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 25, 2018 14:11

$40.00
160063

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391951163181

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 January 25, 2018 13:56

$37.00
160052

ROY ROGERS King of the Cowboys Western Singer/Actor DEATH 1998 Arizona Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372176481213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, July 7, 1998 * Roy Rogers death (1st report) * Singer and cowboy actor * Great to have in a Western-U.S. newspaper The front page has a three column heading: "End of the Trail" with caption: "'King Of Cowboys' Roy Rogers Dies" and photo. More on page 2. Twenty pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2018 13:27

$39.00
160516

Best RICHARD HARRIS Irish Film Actor & Singer DEATH 2002 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391963486160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 26, 2002 * Richard Harris death (1st report) * Irish actor and singer * Best title to be had ? The front page has a small photo with tiny heading: "Richard Harris Dies" Page 18 of section B has a banner headline: "Richard Harris, 72; Irish Actor Described as an and a Giant of the Old School" with 4 related photos. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first & B sections with pages 1-28 & B1-B24, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2018 13:08

$49.99
160515

Best MILTON BERLE Comedian Actor Mr. Television DEATH 2002 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391963473334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 28, 2002 * Milton Berle death (1st report) * American comedian and actor * "Mr. Television" "Uncle Miltie" * Best title to be had ? Near the bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "TV Legend 'Uncle Miltie' Dies at 93" with small photo. The article carries over to pages 24 & 25 where there are 6 more photos of him. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry & from the city where he lived and died. The complete first section only with all 36 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2018 12:45

$67.00
160514

Best JOHNNY CARSON Talk Show Host & Comedian DEATH 2005 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372197590113

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 24, 2005 * Johnny Carson death (1st report) * American talk show host & comedian * Best title to be had ? The front page has a four column heading: "Comedian Defined Late-Night TV" with some photos. The article carries over to pages 14 & 15 where there are 11 more photos of him. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry & from the city where he lived and died. The complete first & E sections with pages 1-18 & E1-E20, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2018 12:37

$59.99
160507

Best JOHN LENNON The Beatles Music Legend DEATH 1980 Liverpool England Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391963387951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 * John Lennon death * Beatles front man * Best title to be had ? Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper. To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F.K. Here is an unusual opportunity for the report of his death in a Liverpool newspaper with the large headline: "JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD" plus 3 related front page photos. Many more related reports & photos are found on the inside pages. T... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2018 10:11

$99.99
160506

JOHN WAYNE "The Duke" American Film Movie Actor Icon DEATH Photos 1979 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391963383793

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, June 12, 1979 * John Wayne death (1st report) * American film actor The front page has banner headline announcing: "Actor John Wayne dead" with photo. (see) Incomplete issue containing 8 pages of the 18 page 1st section only but all text of the mentioned report in present, nice for display as such.

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Ends January 24, 2018 10:03

$69.99
160498

Very Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1666 England Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Auction Item # 391963338228

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, March 29, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Update on the great plague (rare) Front page news from "Spain" includes: "The Queen of Spain in Acknowledgment of the good services and fidelity of the Servants and Family of the Late King....". From "Venice" is a report stating, in part: "We have very great probability that our Fleet by this arrived at Candia, the Navy' having been ready long since at Pharos...". On the reverse is news from "Lisbon" stating: "We are Very impatient to hear what success his Majesty of England's Ambassador hath had in the mediating od a Peace between us and Spaine...". By far the most historic content in this issue is a... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2018 08:44

$224.99
160436

Best 1963 JOHN F. KENNEDY JFK ASSASSINATION Rare Dallas TX Texas Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372196488838

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963 * From the city where it happened A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smaller photo of Lyndon Johnson. A considerable amount of related news and photos inside as well. Of curious interest--and only to be found in a Dallas newspaper--are two inconspicuous advertisements to be found on facing pages inside. One is for the 'Texas" movie theater, where Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested (... See More  

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Ends January 23, 2018 08:18

$189.99
160435

Best (2) JFK John F. Kennedy & Oswald ASSASSINATION 1963 Dallas Texas Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 372196484660

Shown are 2 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas. Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price. You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. Two line bold banner headline reads: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smaller photo of Lyndon Johnson. Lots of rela... See More  

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Ends January 23, 2018 08:12

$224.99
160011

MARY BAKER EDDY Christian Science Monitor Founder Newton MA DEATH 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372172513980

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Dec. 5, 1910 \ * Mary Baker Eddy death * Christian Science Page 8 has a one column head: "Science Church Head Is Dead" "Final Summons is Answered by Mary Baker Eddy". The text begins: "Mrs. Mary Baker Eddy, founder of the Church of Christ, Scientist, leader of a million devoted followers the world over, passed away Saturday night..." with more. Subheads include: "Dies In Hour of Triumph" "Mrs. Eddy's Life Story" "Married Three Times". The text takes over 1 1/2 columns. Complete in 12 pages, old tape mend on ftpg., otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 20, 2018 15:20

$59.00
159976

ANITA HILL Clarence Thomas Harrassment Trial & REDD FOXX Death 1991 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171508680

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 12, 1991 * Anita Hill & Clarence Thomas trial * Comedian actor Redd Foxx death The two-line banner headline reads "Hill's New Harassment Allegations Draw Angry Denials From Thomas" with subhead "Hearings: The law professor testifies that the nominee often spoke to her about sex. Judge calls the proceedings 'a high-tech lynching for uppity blacks.'" This also includes two large photos of both Clarence Thomas and Professor Anita Fay Hill. There are additional articles on the front page and more inside the issue. Also within this issue is the reporting of the death of comedian Redd Foxx. "Redd Foxx, TV's 'Sanford,' Dies of Heart Attack at 68". Other news, sports ... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:17

$90.00
159974

Rare PORT ROYAL SC South Carolina UNION Occupation 1863 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171504699

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Sept. 12, 1863 * Union occupation title In March of 1862 at Port Royal, after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a military command, the newspaper sought to provide mostly military but no political news for the soldiers, so as not to distract them from their mission which was the suppression of the rebellion. It is also interesting that a Union newspaper was published in South Carolina considering the state remained a Confederate stronghold until the end of the war. Notable content includes a front page report: "Affairs At Morris Island", with more about Morris Island on page 2. Also two militar... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:12

$165.00
159970

JEAN DE RESZKE Polish Tenor & Opera Singer DEATH 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171499188

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1925 * Jean de Reszke death * Polish tenor - opera singer The front page has a one column heading: "JEAN DE RESZKE, GREAT TENOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Jean de Reszke, Polish tenor who was a major opera star of the late 19th century. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, light even toning, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:04

$40.00
159957

Very Rare PIOCHE NV Lincoln County Nevada OLD WEST Gunfights Fame 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171482831

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY JOURNAL, Pioche, Nevada, May 15, 1875 * Wild Old West original * Known for gunfights * Silver mining town The first settlement of the area was in 1864 with the opening of a silver mine, but it was abandoned when Indians launched a series of raids and massacres. It was resettled in 1868 and François Pioche bought the town in 1869. By the early 1870s, it had grown to become one of the most important silver-mining towns in Nevada. Because of the remoteness which allowed Indian raids to occur, the town had a reputation for being one of the roughest towns in the Old West. Local lore says 72 men were killed in gunfights before the first natural death occurred in the camp. This le... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:44

$76.00
159956

Unusual BENJAMIN FRANKLIN False Death Report 2 Years Prior 1788 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948553057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin * False death report Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his character...one of the most extraordinary any age or country has produced..." with a bit more. Franklin actually died over two years later, in April, 1790. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, small binding slits at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:42

$52.00
159918

Rare CONFEDERATE Lynchburg VA Virginia Jefferson Davis 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391947769897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LYNCHBURG VIRGINIAN, May 30, 1864 * Rare Confederate title A quite uncommon Confederate title, only the 3rd we have offered in many years. Among the reports: "Letter From President Davis" which takes over a full column; "Death of Gen. Albert G. Jenkins" "The Yankees At Rome Georgia" "From Gen'l. Lee's Army" "Ewell's Reconnaissance--The Veteran Unhorsed" "The Fate Of The Negro" "Siege Of Charleston--315th Day" "The Fight at Resaca--Four Yankee General Wounded" "From Gen. Lee" "From Richmond" "From Johnston's Army" and more. Complete as a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, rather common from the Confederacy late in the war as most of the paper mills were in the North a... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2018 07:55

$157.00
159908

KURT COBAIN Grunge Rock Band NIRVANA Singer Guitarist DEATH 1994 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372170340869

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1994 * Kurt Cobain suicide death (1st report) * Seattle grunge rock band Nirvana * Singer - songwriter - guitarist The bottom of the ftpg. has a report headed: "Grunge Rock's Kurt Cobain Dies in Apparent Suicide" with subhead: "A shotgun blast to the head claims leader of Nirvana. He was seen as voice of a generation adrift." Included is a color photo of him. The article carries over to pages 24 &25 (see). Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-32 (of 132). Nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2018 07:31

$75.00
159899

EMIL CARLSEN Impressionist Painter Death & Mahatma Gandhi Arrest 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372170332413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4, 1932 * Gandhi arrested - The Mahatma * Emil Carlsen death (1st report) * American Impressionist painter The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GANDHI SENT TO JAIL; PARTY TO BE BANNED; ALL INDIA QUITS WORK" with subheads. (see) lengthy text. Page 21 has a one column heading: "EMIL CARLSEN DIES; FAMOUS PAINTER" 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, 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 January 18, 2018 07:10

$39.00
159870

GERALD CHAPMAN Prohibition Era Gangster CONVICTED Death Sentence 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167520649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1925 * Gerald Chapman convicted - death sentence * Count of Gramercy Park - gentleman bandit * Prohibition era outlaw The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CHAPMAN CONVICTED, SENTENCED TO DEATH; HIS NERVE UNBROKEN" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2. 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 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends January 14, 2018 14:53

$42.00
159842

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391945843436

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 ... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 08:14

$38.00
159825

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Old Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391945834932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 21, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page features a nice portrait headed; "James A. Garfield" who was assassinated some weeks prior and died on Sept. 19. First column heads relate to his death and the news from across the country, the stack taking nearly three-quarters of the first column (see) . Nice to have this report in a newspaper from Garfield's home state, and not far from his home in Mentor, Ohio. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, black borders on all pages, two folds with dirtiness along the folds, otherwise rather good.

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Ends January 14, 2018 07:42

$45.00
159794

ANDREW JOHNSON Post Civil War State of the Union Address Signed 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165812462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Dec. 6, 1865 * President Andrew Johnson * State of the Union Address * Civil War reconstruction Most of the front page and page 2 are taken up with the: "President's Message", being the first state-of-the-union address of President Andrew Johnson. The focus of his speech is the end of the Civil War with comments on the Lincoln assassination: "...Our thoughts next revert to the death of the late President by an act of parricidal treason. The grief of the nation is still fresh; it finds some solace in the consideration that he lived to enjoy the highest proof of its confidence..." with more. It is signed at its conclusion: Andrew Johnson. Four pages, ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:18

$42.00
159741

Best GROUCHO MARX Brothers Comedian Film Star Actor DEATH 1977 L. A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165559384

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 20, 1977 * Groucho Marx death (1st report) * American comedian & film star * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred The headline announces: "GROUCHO MARX DIES" which includes a photo of him in the headline as well (see). The subhead: "Kept Them Laughing 65 Years". Great to have this report in a Los Angeles newspaper, home of the film & entertainment industry. The complete first section (of 4) with pages 1-28, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 12, 2018 07:37

$148.00
159740

JEFFERSON DAVIS DEATH 1st Report Civil War Confederate President 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165557209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 7, 1889 * Jefferson Davis death (1st report) * Confederate president - Confederacy Almost the entire last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a fine & very detailed report on the death of Jefferson Davis, headed: "THEIR DEAD CHIEFTAIN" "The South In Morning for Jefferson Davis" "Marks of Profound Sorrow Shows Everywhere--Mr. Davis's Last Hours--Funeral Arrangements". Eight pages, toning throughout, partially loose at the spine, browned at the margins with a few margin tears. Generally nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2018 07:34

$64.00
159732

POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN Cartoonist Creator E. C. Segar DEATH 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944345154

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1938 * Elzie Crisler E. C. Segar death * Popeye the Sailor Man creator * Thimble Theatre comic strip Page 23 has a one column heading: "CARTOONIST SEGAR, 'POPEYE' CREATOR" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of E. C. Segar, American cartoonist best known as the creator of Popeye the Sailor Man. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issue... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2018 12:15

$62.00
159671

RICK JAMES "Super Freak" R&B Music Song Singer DEATH 2004 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161605414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 7, 2004 * Rick James death (1st report) * "Super Freak" singer The bottom left of the ftpg. has a short bit headed: " 'Super Freak' Singer Rick James Dies at 56" with a photo of him. The full article takes over half of page 14, headed: "Rick James, 56; Funk Music Singer, Known for His 'Super Freak' " with another photo of him. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry, and the city where he lived and died. The complete sections A & B with 44 (of 136) pages. Nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:28

$59.00
159669

DeFOREST KELLEY "Star Trek" Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy Actor DEATH 1999 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161603744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 12, 1999 * DeForest Kelley death (1st report) * Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy * "Star Trek" USS Enterprise actor * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the ftpg. has a small announcement in a photo caption: "DeForest Kelley, Dr. Leonard 'Bones' McCoy on 'Star Trek', has died at 79". The full article is on pg. B13 with: "DeForest Kelley of 'Star Trek'' TV, Movie Fame Dies" with another photo of him. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete sections A & B only with 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:25

$67.00
159668

BENEDICT ARNOLD Injured at Battle of Quebec 1776 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391942163094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Feb. 17, 1776 * Battle of Quebec - Canada * General Benedict Arnold * American Revolutionary War The front page has a curious item: "Capt. Powlet of the 59th regiment, has lost one of his legs by the cannonading of the Provincials as he sat at his breakfast." Beginning on the front page is reporting from the House of Commons, carrying over to pg. 2 where there is discussion of the situation in America, including: "...that at this rate the Americans might always reduce us to unreasonable terms by the supposed impossibility of reducing them by force..." and further on: "...Lord North made a motion...a bill to cut off all intercourse between Great Britai... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 15:20

$685.00
159636

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Death 1st Report John Adams 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161301144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Dec. 28, 1799 * President George Washington's death * Historic 1st report (rare) The front page begins with a nice letter from "The Senate...To the President of the United States" noting that they wish: "...to express to you their deep regret for the loss their country sustains in the death of General George Washington..." with much more. This is followed by the: "President's Answer" to the Senate, signed in type: John Adams. Then a report from the House of Representatives discussing: "...a suitable mode of commemorating the death of General Washington..." Also another letter concerning the death of Washington. But certainly the great content is on page two where... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:44

$1,875.00
159632

RICHARD PENN Lieutenant Governor Province of Pennsylvania DEATH 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372161297807

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, July 29, 1811 The back page has a very nice, black-bordered report of the death of Richard Penn, who was governor of the province of Pennsylvania from 1771-1773. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:37

$27.00
159609

WILLIAM KNIGHTSMITH English Toastmaster Red Long Tailcoat DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941533241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1932 * William Knightsmith death * Famous English toastmaster * Red long tailcoat fame Page 29 has a one column heading: "KNIGHTSMITH DEAD; LONG TOASTMASTER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of William Knightsmith, favorite toastmaster of the royals in England. He introduced the red long tailcoat of modern toastmasters. 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 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:20

$38.00
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