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167543

KENESAW MOUNTAIN LANDIS First 1st Baseball Commissioner DEATH 1944 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392148589265

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 25, 1944 * Kenesaw Mountain Landis death * 1st baseball commissioner * FRONT LEAF ONLY *** The front page has a nice banner headline: "K. MOUNTAIN LANDIS DIES" with subherad and photo. Front leaf only (pages 1&2), great for display as such.

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Ends November 14, 2018 13:27

$42.00
167542

Great HARTFORD CIRCUS Connecticut CT FIRE Disaster w/ Photo 1944 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372471348002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, July 7, 1944 * Hartford circus fire * The day the clowns cried * Nice for display The front page headline announces one of the biggest disasters in American history: "CIRCUS FIRE TAKES 135 LIVES; CHILDREN TRAMPLED TO DEATH" with subheads and photo as well. Incomplete issue containing 12 of the 14 pages of the 1st section only, some wear along the central fold with minimal text loss, nice for display as such.

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Ends November 14, 2018 13:27

$56.00
167539

BATAAN DEATH MARCH Japanese Army Atrocities SOLDIERS 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392148587704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LONG BEACH SUN, California, January 28, 1944 * Bataan Death March (1st report) * Imperial Japanese Army atrocities * INCOMPLETE ISSUE *** The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. Discloses Jap Atrocities" with subhead. (see) Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs only (4 pages total), nice for display as such.

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Ends November 14, 2018 13:23

$47.00
167538

LAVRENTIY BERIA Soviet Union Military Leader EXECUTION Death 1953 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392148587620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXPRESS, EXTRA, Los Angeles, Dec. 23, 1953 * Lavrentiy Beria execution (1st report) * Soviet Union military leader under Stalin The front page has a great banner headline above the masthead: "SOVIET EXECUTES BERIA, 6 OTHERS FOR TREASON" with subhead and photo. (see) Nice for display. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 14, 2018 13:22

$57.00
167463

GEN. GEORGE S. PATTON Automobile Accident or Assassination DEATH 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372468143943

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 22, 1945 * General George S. Patton death (1st report) * Automobile accident or assassination ? The front page has a two column heading: "Death Comes Peacefully To Famed Field Warrior" with subhead and related pictorial. (see) Complete with 10 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends November 11, 2018 08:15

$62.00
167442

2 JOHN ADAMS & Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress & Patrick Henry 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392145670973

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 5, 1800 * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson * re. the death of Patrick Henry The ftpg. has two Acts of Congress each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson (hole in front leaf affects the first Adams signature). But more interesting is: "The Legacy of Another Dead Patriot of Virginia" which begins on the ftpg. & concludes on pg. 2 with a letter "To Archibald Blair" dated Jan. 8, 1799 and signed in type: P. Henry. Patrick Henry died just 5 months prior. Also a nice prefacing paragraph concerning Patrick Henry and George Washington (see). Pg. 2 also has a lengthy letter from the President to Hon. Thomas Pinkney signed: Joh... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:15

$30.00
167440

MOLLY MAGUIRES Assassins Mauch Chunk Pennsylvania MURDERS Cases 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392145669803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, Dec. 5, 1878 * Molly Maguires - murders * Mauch Chuck, Pennsylvania Page 2 has an article: "The Convicted Molly Maguires" which reports the refusal of the pardon of a death sentence for two of the men, and reports on others as well (see). The Molly Maguires was an Irish secret society best known for their activism among Irish-American and Irish immigrant coal miners in Pennsylvania. After a series of violent conflicts, 20 suspected members were convicted of murder and other crimes and were executed by hanging in 1877 and 1878. This history remains part of local Pennsylvania lore. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:14

$36.00
167434

WALT DISNEY Business Magnate Mickey Mouse & Disneyland Fame DEATH 1966 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392145664326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, Dec. 16, 1966 * Walt Disney death * Business magnate The front page has a two column heading: "Walt Disney, 65, Dies on Coast; Funded an Empire on a Mouse" which includes a photo of him. Complete in 50 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, address label with masthead, generally nice.

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:04

$88.00
167431

Rare HARRY HOUDINI Magician Escape Artist Last Performance AD 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372467345518

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, October 21, 1926 * Theater ad for Harry Houdini's last performance * The magician, escape artist died one week later * Only newspaper (Detroit) to have this ad A great issue, with content that could only be found in a Detroit newspaper. As Houdini collectors know his last performance was at the Garrick Theater in Detroit on October 24, 1926, exactly one week before his death on Halloween. Houdini had apparently been suffering from appendicitis for several days prior and yet refused medical treatment. Although in serious pain, Houdini nonetheless continued to travel without seeking medical attention. When Houdini arrived at the Garrick Theater in Detroit on October 24, 1926, for what ... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:00

$72.00
167396

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Funeral PRINTS Illustrations 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144829306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865 * Graphic issue on Abraham Lincoln's murder & funeral The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard". Inside has a full page print: "President Lincoln's Funeral--Reception Of the Remains at Chicago, Illinois", and two half page prints: "President Lincoln's Funeral--Building Erected for the Reception of His Remains at Cleveland, Ohio" & "...the Catafalque at the City Hall, Chicago". Other prints within include; "President Lincoln's Former Home at Springfiel... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:41

$180.00
167390

Best BARBARA STANWYCK Hollywood Movie Film Actress & Model DEATH 1990 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144826599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 21, 1990 * Barbara Stanwyck death (1st report) * Movie - film & TV actress model singer * Best title to be had ? The bottom of the ftpg. has an article headed: "Barbara Stanwyck Dies; Career Spanned 60 Years" which includes a photo of her. The article carries over to page 36. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-38, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:36

$97.00
167385

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144824862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:34

$40.00
167384

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144824621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:33

$40.00
167351

RYE HOUSE PLOT King Charles II Of England Assassination Plan 1683 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144084786

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 26, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot On Saturday 21 July 1683, in the wake of the Rye House Plot to assassinate King Charles II and his brother James Duke of York, the Convocation of the University of Oxford passed its judgment and decree: "... against certain pernicious books and damnable doctrines, destructive to the sacred persons of princes, their state and government, and of all humane society." as the introduction states (see). Of the 27 propositions denounced by the Convocation, perhaps the most notable is the 23rd which essentially gave permission for killing a king. According to this document: "Wicked Kings and Tyrants ought to be put to death, and if the Judg... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:48

$170.00
167344

INCREASE SUMNER Massachusetts Governor Death FUNERAL 1799 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372464905911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 19, 1799 * Increase Sumner death * Massachusetts governor The front page has: "On Matrimony". Page 3 has a black-bordered report on the death & funeral of Mass. Governor Increase Sumner including the "Order Of Procession" and the position of "The Corpse" with the pall bearers, etc. (see). The back page has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government & Laws, in the station of Soldiers, an opportunity now presents." following which are the enticements for joining the military (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:45

$48.00
167342

APACHE WARS Native Americans Indians in New Mexico 1885 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144082485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 15, 1885 * Apache Wars Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers. Page 4 has: "Shooting Apache Scouts - Lieut Davis' Method of Dealing with Treacherous Redskins", a report from New Mexico. Also: "Hauled Up By The Neck" "Execution of a Wife-Murderer at Troy, NY.--Strangled to Death". Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:43

$29.00
167305

Early BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Hometown DEATH Funeral Report 1790 Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392143271489

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, April, 1790 * Benjamin Franklin death (1st report) * Early report from his hometown Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's market. This title was published by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society. Certainly the most notable report in this issue is the death of the revered Ben Franklin. At the back of the issue, in "The Gazette" section, is a report that: "On the 17th of April, departed this life, at Philadelphia, the venerable & celebrated Philosopher and Patriot, His Excellency Benjamin Franklin..." with some particulars on the funeral procession (see). This is a v... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:19

$425.00
167304

Scottish Novelist SIR WALTER SCOTT 1st Baronet DEATH 1832 Gentlemen's Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392143271202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, October, 1832 * Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet's death Near the back of the issue is the obituary for Sir Walter Scott taking nearly 24 pages. Although lengthy and informative, the first line of the obituary may describe him best: "Sept. 21. At Abbotsford, Co. Roxburgh, aged 61. Sir Walter Scott, Bart. the proudest name in the modern annals of literature." There is also a half page engraving: "Dryburgh Abbey, The Burial Place Of Sir Walter Scott". Includes the plates called for (some water staining to a portion of one) save for the map of Western China. Complete in 104 pages, 5 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches, full title/index page, good condition.

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:19

$55.00
167299

Early ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theatre John W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372463877503

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * Early report - while he was still alive The top of the front page has dramatic one column heads: "ASSASSINATION!" "Of PRESIDENT LINCOLN!!!" "He is Shot Through the Head While in the Theater" "Wound Pronounced Mortal!" "Secretary SEWARD Also "Assassinated!" "Escape of the Assassin". The front page has various dispatches, the 2nd of which notes: "The President is not expected to live throughout the night. He was shot at the theatre." The 3rd dispatch has considerably more detail, including: "...a sharp report of a pistol was heard...a man rushed to the front of the President's box, waving a long dagge... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:16

$1,095.00
167244

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372459005918

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 November 03, 2018 15:43

$240.00
167243

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372459005661

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 November 03, 2018 15:43

$200.00
167225

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372458979652

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, nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:21

$40.00
167224

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372458977649

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, nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:20

$40.00
167222

GEORGE H. W. BUSH Barbara Pierce WEDDING & Battle of the Bulge 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392137649177

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 7, 1945 * George H.W. Bush Weds * Barbara Pierce marries Page 36 has a one column headings: "MISS PIERCE IS WED TO LIEUT. G. H. BUSH" with subhead: "Father Escorts Bride at Her Marriage in Rye Church to Officer in Air Arm" with photo of a young Barbara Bush. (see) Other news of with much on the Battle of the Bulge. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: George Bush married Barbara Pierce on January 6, 1945, only weeks after his return from the Pacific. Their marriage produced six children: George Walker Bush (born 1946), Pauline Robinson Bush ("Robin", 1949–1953, died of leukemia)... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:19

$67.00
167175

Great BING CROSBY American Singer & Actor Golden Age Radio DEATH 1977 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372456727754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA, Oct. 14, 1977 * Bing Crosby's death - with large photo The banner headline announces: "BING CROSBY DIES" with subhead: "Singer, 73, Stricken While Golfing on Madrid Course" with a ftpg. photo of him and another of him & his family. Present are the outer leaves only of the first section, being pages 1, 2, 31 & 32 of a 144 page newspaper Very nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:44

$65.00
167173

Outlaw SAM BASS American Old West Train Robber Bandit KILLED 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392135269010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 24, 1878 * Death of Sam Bass * American train robber & outlaw Looking over the several reports on the death of outlaw Sam Bass we have offered over the last ten years, none have come close to providing the detail & presentation found in this issue. Taking the entire middle column of the front page (and a bit of the next) is a great account headed: "A QUEER FISH" "Bass, the Notorious Bandit and Train Robber" "Born on a Farm, to Perish in the Brush" "The Last Moments of the Dying Desperado" "A Sketch of His Strangely Eventful Career". The report is interesting in that it reads like a novel. With a dateline of Houston, Texas, it begins: "It was the e... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:43

$345.00
167127

HENRY FORD Automobile Motor Company Car Founder DEATH 1st Rpt 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134536902

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pennsylvania, April 8, 1947 * Henry Ford death (1st report) * Automobile pioneer - Detroit, Michigan * FRONT LEAF ONLY The top of the front page has a four column heading: "Henry Ford, Auto Pioneer, Dies Suddenly at Dearborn" with subheads and photo. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:38

$40.00
167118

BERMUDA TRIANGLE BSAA Star Ariel Airplane Unsolved Disappearance 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134534045

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 19, 1949 * Bermuda Triangle airplane lost * BSAA Star Ariel disappearance * Charles Ponzi death (1st report) The top oof page 55 has a one column heading: "72 PLANES SEARCH SEA FOR AIRLINER" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the BSAA Star Ariel disappearance over the Bermuda Triangle. The top of the back page has a one column heading: "PONZI DIES IN RIO IN CHARITY WARD" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Star Ariel was an Avro Tudor Mark IVB passenger aircraft owned and operated by British South American Airways (BSAA) which ... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:32

$39.00
167110

JAMES FISK JR. 'Big Jim' American Stockbroker ASSASSINATION Death 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455675390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 7, 1872 * James Fisk Jr. assassination (1st report) * "Big Jim" "Diamond Jim" The front page has a one column heading: "JAMES FISK MURDERED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:28

$57.00
167104

CHARLES HORACE MAYO Clinic Founder Rochester MN Minnesota DEATH 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134487841

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1939 * Charles Horace Mayo death * American medical practitioner * Mayo Clinic founder * Rochester, Minnesota The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "DR. CHARLES MAYO DIES OF PNEUMONIA" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy first report coverage on the death of Charles Horace Mayo, one of the founders of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 14:15

$38.00
167086

NAT TURNER Slaves Rebellion Insurrection Leader False Death Rpt. 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455223080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 29, 1831 * Nat Turner false death report Page 2 includes a rather brief report headed "Gen. Nat" which reads: "It is believed that this distinguished leader of the blacks at the massacre in Virginia, was drowned, in attempting to cross New river. So says a letter to the governor of the state." This report proved to be untrue as he was hanged a month later for his role in the recent slave uprisings. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, two minor ink marks on the front page, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...consi... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:27

$38.00
166970

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449540743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 24, 1978 * John Jones & the Peoples Temple * Jonestown - Guyana, South America * Mass suicide & killings The front page has a banner headline announcing: "775 BODIES FOUND ! "with a lead in: "Grisly New Discoveries". This is an updated death total once they found the bodies of young children under those of their parents. Various related subheads plus more coverage and photos on page 3. 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 Ameri... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 14:05

$65.00
166966

ARNOLD ROTHSTEIN Jewish Mob Kingpin & Gambler "The Brain" SHOT 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131397628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, November 5, 1928 * Arnold Rothstein shot dead in NYC (1st report) * Notorious gambler and gangster chief The front page has a three column heading: "Gambler, Shot, Dies Protecting Slayer" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the shooting death of Arnold Rothstein, famous New York City gambler. Article continues on page 2 with photo of Rothstein. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 26, 2018 14:03

$52.00
166965

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131397512

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., February 12, 1955 * Ona Munson suicide death * American film - movie actress * "Gone With the Wind" Belle Watling The bottom of the front page has a small one column photo with heading: "Free Again" and brief text. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of this American actress in silent movies, vaudeville and theater. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1955, plagued by ill health, she committed suicide at the age of 51 with an overdose of barbiturates in her apartment in New York. A note found next to her deathbed read, "This is the only way I ... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 14:03

$37.00
166905

FRANCIS R. SHUNK 10th Governor of Pennsylvania DEATH 1848 Lancaster Pa Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447523476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LANCASTER INTELLIGENCER, Pennsylvania, July 25, 1848 All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the death of the governor, Francis R. Shunk. As might be imagined page 2 has much on his death. Four pages, a piece from near the spine affects text but fortunately nothing concerning the Shunk reports, otherwise good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:49

$32.00
166898

JACK HALEY "Wizard of Oz" Tin Man Movie Film Actor DEATH 1991 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447520805

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1979 * Jack Haley death (1st report) * Stage - film - movie actor & singer * "Wizard of Oz" Tin Man fame The top of page D23 (next to last page) has a two column heading: "Jack Haley, Comic Actor, Dead; Played the Tin Woodman in 'Oz'" with 2 photos. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 4 sections (96 pages), light toning along central fold, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:45

$56.00
166889

BERTHA KALICH Jews Jewish Yiddish Theatre Stage Actress DEATH 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447506902

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1939 * Bertha Kalich death (1st report) * Jewish actress - American Yiddish Theatre * Charles A. Lindbergh called to duty The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "MME. KALICH DIES; FAMOUS ACTRESS" 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 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:41

$39.00
166887

GHAZI OF IRAQ King of Hashemite Kingdom Faisal I Son KILLED Death 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130195733

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1939 * Ghazi of Iraq killed - death (1st report) * King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Iraq The top of the front page has a two column heading: "King Ghazi of Iraq Killed In an Automobile Accident" with subhead. (see) 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 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:29

$38.00
166851

MS ST. LOUIS Jews Jewish Refugees Voyage of the Damned w/ PHOTOS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392129951152

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1939.. * German Ocean Liner MS St. Louis * Jewish refugees are refused in Cuba * The Voyage of the Damned - Jews The top of page 39 has a one column heading: "CUBA MAY RELENT ON 907 REFUGEES" with subheads and 3 related photos. (see) 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 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: MS St. Louis was a German ocean liner. In 1939, she set off on a voyage in which her captain, Gustav Schröder, tried to find homes for over 900 Jewish refugees from Germany. Due to countries' immigration policies based o... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2018 07:20

$57.00
167552

Rare Beardless ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1st Presidential Election PRINT 1860 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471956602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 10, 1860 * Rare beardless Abraham Lincoln engraving * Election for president of the United States This is a terrific issue for display as the entire front page is taken up with a nice Winslow Homer illustration of Abraham Lincoln, beardless (see), captioned: Hon. Abraham Lincoln, Born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809." Certainly one of the more desirable issues from the Lincoln era, from before he became president. There is other good content within this 16 page issue as well, with the doublepage centerfold containing a print captioned: "Reading the Returns of the Presidential Election." Also, an intriguing article headed "Death of Grizzly Adams", the fabled mountain man upon whom a t... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2018 08:10

$699.99
167528

LEO FRANK Mary Phagan Murder Case JEWISH Sentence Commuted 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471253889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS PRESS, Tennessee, June 21, 1915 * Leo Frank's death sentence commuted * Mob starts to form The ftpg. features a 5-photo montage of the: "Principals In Nationally-Famous Frank Case" the largest photo being of Leo Frank. Also at the top of the ftpg: "LEO FRANK GOES TO PRISON, NOT GALLOWS" with related subheads. Sixteen pages, loose at the spine and irregular at the spine as well.

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Ends October 22, 2018 12:04

$59.99
167525

Pharaoh KING TUTANKHAMEN Mummy's Curse ? Earl of Carnarvon DEATH 1923 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471234252

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1923 * The Earl of Carnarvon death * King Tutankhamen Tut - Mummy's curse ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CARNARVON'S DEATH SPREADS THEORIES ABOUT VENGEANCE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the death of George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon. This led to the story of the "Curse of Tutankhamun". Complete with 36 pages, light toning, small binding slits along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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Ends October 22, 2018 11:41

$39.99
167523

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


eBay Auction Item # 392148482774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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, bit of dirtiness to the top half of the ftpg.

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Ends October 22, 2018 11:17

$49.99
167511

CONFEDERATE w/ Chickamauga & General Hood's Lost Leg 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471139465

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, October 29, 1863 * re. Battle of Chickamauga * John Bell Hood's leg mention Among the front page items is: "Death of General Dimmock" and a report on: "The Fayette Artillery Ball" and an item: "Charge of Disloyalty" to the Confederate government (see photos). Several other war-related reports on the front page as well. The back page has much reporting from: "The Virginia Legislature" plus items as on war as well, including reports headed: "The Chickamauga Battlefield" "What Grant Has To Do" "The Situation Before Chattanooga" "A Cork Leg for General Hood" and other items, plus ads. Complete as a single sheet newspaper with a very wide right margin, various tears at the edges with... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2018 09:11

$39.99
166840

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372444158290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 30, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Closing events of the Civil War Two-thirds of the first column on the front page is taken up with great end-of-war heads including: "SHERMAN" "Joe Johnston's Surrender" "Terms of the Capitulation" "The Ceremony of Surrendering to Take Place at Greensboro, North Carolina" "Beauregard & Hardee Embraced in the Surrender" "Wade Hampton Reported Killed" and much, much more (see). Also on the front page are: "The Assassins" "Astounding Revelations Forthcoming--Demand for the Surrender of Conspirators in Canada--John Wilkes Booth's Last Letter to His Mother--Circumstances of the Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth..." and more. Pag... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2018 15:15

$55.00
166792

Best ROGER GRISWOLD Governor of Massachusetts DEATH 1812 Hartford MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443048723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Nov. 3, 1812 * Governor Roger Griswold death * Best title to be had ? A page 3 report is headed:" Death Of Governor Griswold" of Connecticut. Various details about the funeral & procession which includes an engraving of the casket. Also a resolution relative to his death and the "General Orders" of the militia. All columns on all pages are black-bordered to commemorate the death of Roger Griswold. Great to have from Connecticut's capital, rare as such. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:19

$39.00
166790

Great ULYSSES S. GRANT General & President Death FUNERAL Prints 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443047653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, Aug. 1, 1885 * General & President Ulysses S. Grant * Death - funeral - prints The full ftpg. is a graphic on the funeral of U.S. Grant: "The Common Sorrow". Inside has a halfpg. print: "Working on the Temporary Tomb For General Grant at Claremont" and also: "A City In Mourning...". Eight pages, never bound or trimmed, some roughness at the right margin of the first leaf, generally good.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:18

$43.00
166786

ELLEN TERRY Famous English William Shakespearean Actress DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443046328

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 21, 1928 * Ellen Terry death (1st report) * English Shakespearean actress The front page has a one column heading: "Ellen Terry Dies Famous Actress Quit Stage in '21" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:15

$35.00
166780

EDDIE PLANK Philadelphia Athletics Hall of Fame Pitcher DEATH 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443041666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., Feb. 25, 1926 * Eddie Plank "Gettysburg Eddie" death * Hall of Fame pitcher - Philadelphia Athletics Page 5 has a one column heading: "EDDIE PLANK DEAD AFTER 3 DAYS ILLNESS" (see) Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:10

$39.00
166756

Best STYMIE Matthew Beard Jr. Our Gang Little Rascals Actor DEATH 1981 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127163149

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 9, 1981 * Matthew Beard Jr. death (1st report) * "Out Gang" "Little Rascals" child actor * Best title to be had ? The bottom of page 3 has a heading: "Stymie of 'Our Gang' Comedies Dies" "Matthew Beard Jr. Was Second Black Child to Appear in Series" and includes two photos of him, one from 1973 and the other from when a child actor in the 'Our Gang' films. The article carries over to page 15. 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 with pages 1-22, nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:31

$78.00
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