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173064

Swimmer MARK SPITZ Summer Olympics Wins 7TH GOLD MEDAL Swimming 1972 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674089938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, Ohio, Sept. 5, 1972 * Mark Spitz wins 7th gold medal * Munich, Germany Summer Olympics The ftpg. begins with a nice headline: "Spitz Wins 7th Gold Medal" with a lead-in head: "7 World Records, Too". Also a photo of him captioned: "Midas Touch--Mark Spitz is carried on the shoulders of his jubilant teammates." More on Spitz on the sports page inside. Only sections A and D present. A piece clipped from an unrelated leaf inside.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:27

$36.00
173063

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC White Star Line Ocean Liner Steamer 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674089603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 2, 1873 * Wreck of the RMS Atlantic * Ocean Steamer * North American coast Over half of the front page contains the first report of this tragic marine disaster off the coast of Nova Scotia. The wreck of the ocean steamer Atlantic on a rock, about fifty yards from Meagher's Island, in the County of Halifax on the 1st April, 1873, will long be remembered as one of the most disastrous wrecks on the North American coast. Not only was the vessel and nearly all the cargo a total loss, but 545 people died, many with scarcely a moment's warning. The top of the first column is headed: "A FEARFUL CALAMITY" "Total Wreck of the White Star Steamship Atlantic" "Over 700 Lives Lost" with various subheads. ... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:27

$54.00
173062

TUBAC Arizona Territory Slyvester Mowry & Edward E. Cross DUEL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674089380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 5, 1859 * Sylvester Mowry vs. Edward E. Cross * Tubac, Arizona Territory duel The front page has an article headed: "Interesting From Arizona" "Particulars of the Duel Between Lieutenant Mowry and Mr. E. E. Cross". See images for text. Eight pages, very minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:26

$39.00
173061

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer vs. Humphries 1st BOXING Fight Jews 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674089132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 24, 1788 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew * Richard Humphries - 1st of 3 fights Inside has a nearly column-long article headed: "Humphries Reply to Mendoza" which is one of several letters between these two boxing rivals, which did much to hype the 3 notable boxing matches between them. The letter is signed in type: Rich. Humphries. Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:26

$45.00
173060

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination DEATH 1881 Memphis Tenn. TN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299901962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Sept. 20, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination * 1st report of his death The inset shows the front page illustration, two of the headlines, and part of the report regarding the death of President James A. Garfield. There are several more heads in the column shown, and the various related reports take three columns. The front page also has a report: "James A. Garfield" "A Brief Sketch of the Life of a Self-Made Man" "His Career in the Field and in the Congress", taking 2 1/4 columns. The illus. measures 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inches with the black borders. All columns on the front & back pages are black-bordered. This is a very large folio-size, 4 page issue, irregular at the spine, wear c... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:25

$76.00
173059

BUFFALO BILL & Texas Jack Frontier Scouts PRINTS Illustrations 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299901736

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, April 8, 1873 * Buffalo Bill & Texas Jack illustrations - prints * Famous frontier scouts appearing on stage This is the very famous folio size newspaper known for its huge & great graphics. An inside page shows various: "Glimpses of the Spring Fashions." But the prime appeal of this issue would be on the back page, which contains three notable prints headed: "The Scouts of the Prairie at Niblo's Garden" showing "Ned Buntline, Texas Jack, and Buffalo Bill." (see). Very rare to find period prints of both Texas Jack and Buffalo Bill. Complete in 8 pgs., never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing, generally nice.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:25

$135.00
173058

Rare 1873 MARYSVILLE California Old West Newspaper w/ Modoc War & Bloody Benders


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674088428

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, May 31, 1873 * Rare Old West title * Bloody Benders The front page has over 2 1/2 columns taken up with reports on the Modoc Indian War with the heading; "The Lava Beds" and subheads: "Their History, Location and Character--How They Look from the Signal Station--Among the Caves--View of Captain Jack's Lair". Page 2 has a descriptive article headed: "Bender Biography" "The Lives & Personal Appearance of the Old Man, the Old Woman, John and the She Devil". This was the "Bloody Bender" family of serial killers from the 1870's. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:25

$43.00
173057

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Peshtigo Wisconsin Forest Disasters 1871 Cincinnati Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299901406

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CINCINNATI DAILY GAZETTE, Ohio, Oct. 13, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire * Peshtigo forest fire - Wisconsin The front page has much on the Great Chicago Fire with column has at the top of the front page including: "THE CHICAGO FIRE" "What Is Being done in the burned City" "List of Contributions from Other Places" "More Particulars About the Insurance" "Population of the Wards that Were Burned" as well as: "THE GREAT FIRE" "Thrilling & Complete Account of the Terrible Conflagration" "Full Description of the Origin, Progress, & Devastation of the Flames". Some related reports inside. Four pages, large folio size, some wear & minor loss at the blank spine, minor margin & fold wear.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:24

$49.00
173056

Rare CALIFORNIA EDITION of New York Herald via Steamship Illinois 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299901261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD--Edition For California, Feb. 20, 1855 The noted designation is printed in the dateline. With much emigration to the West with the Gold Rush the Herald created a special edition of their newspaper specifically for distribution in California. Noted on page 4: "Edition For California - Steamship Illinois" the ship which would carry the newspaper to The West Coast. The newspaper is lacking in any advertisements (useless given readership was 3000 miles away), filled with news and much "Maritime Intelligence". ] Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition. A very rare edition of this newspaper as obviously printed in smaller numbers & rarely found on the East Coast.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:24

$185.00
173055

JESSE JAMES GANG re. Last Train Robbery Blue Cut Missouri Arrest 1882 Newpsaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674087776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1882 * Jesse James Gang last train robbery * re. Blue Cut - Missouri - arrest The front page has nearly a full column report which is headed: "SKILLFUL DETECTIVE WORK" "Another Of The James Gang Captured In Missouri" with more. The report begins: "The excitement concerning the daring robbery of the Chicago & Alton express train by Jesse James & party at Blue Cut...was suddenly revived today by the arrest of John Matt...on a charge of participating in the robbery..." with much more, including some nice detail on the train robbery which was his last before his death on April 3, 1882. Historical reports note he stole $15,000 but the newspaper report notes only $5000. Some great text ... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:23

$58.00
173054

Rare & Early CHARLESTON SC South Carolina Antebellum 1819 Newspaper w/ Many Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674087613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, March 17, 1819 * Rare & Early antebellum title The top of pg. 2 has: "An Act to Protect the Commerce of the United States & Punish the Crime of Piracy" signed in type by James Monroe & H. Clay. Four pages, the editor's copy as the ads throughout have numeric notations on each, distracting but causing no loss of readability. Otherwise good.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:23

$35.00
173053

1st U.S. DRAFT LOTTERY Registration World War II 1940 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674087445

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, October 17, 1940 * 1st lottery for U.S. WWII draftees * World War II draft begins (1st report) The top of the front page has a four column heading: "MILLIONS REGISTER IN CITY AND NATION; DRAFT ROLL COMPLETED WITHOUT HITCH; FIGURE HERE IS ESTIMATED AT 991,000" with many subheads. (see) Much more on pages 13 & 14 with related photos. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with World War II reports. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:22

$40.00
173052

President RUTHERFORD B. HAYES State of the Union Address 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299900608

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 1, 1879 * President Rutherford B. Hayes * State of the Union Address Two columns of the ftpg. and most of pg. 3 are taken up with the: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "The Annual Review of Governmental Affairs" "Subjects Demanding Legislation Suggested by the President" "Congress Urged to Take Additional Steps For the Suppression of Polygamy". This was the President's annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: Rutherford B. Hayes. Eight pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:22

$37.00
173051

FRANK JAMES Jesse Gang Outlaw & Boonville MO Missouri Connection 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299900475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 25, 1884 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James Gang fame' * Boonville, Missouri Page 4 has half a column headed: "FRANK JAMES" "His Admirers at Boonville Present Him with a Purse" "How Ray County People Regard the James Family and the Mormons as Inducements to Immigration" . Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:21

$37.00
173035

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299680248

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 (trivia: he was watching the mo... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 08:17

$200.00
173033

3 Rare 1696 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE British Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299661543

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Jan. 25, Feb. 4 & Feb. 8, 1696 * Rare 17th century title * Lot of 3 issues This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 320 years old. These newspapers were done in question/answer format. These newspapers were published at a time when there weren't any newspapers in all of the American colonies. Single sheet newspapers printed on both sides (typical for the period), measuring about 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. Nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:40

$125.00
173032

Nice JAPAN SURRENDERS V-J Day World War II WWII Over PEACE in 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372673796059

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY PACIFICAN--EXTRA, subtitled: "The Army Newspaper in the Western Pacific". Not dated in the masthead but the top of pg. 3 has August 15, 1945. * World War II ends * V-J day What could be a better & more dramatic front page this this one, and in a military newspaper no less? See the: "WAR OVER" which takes almost the entire front page of this tabloid-size newspaper. The only front page text is: "The White House has announced the war has ended. Japan has accepted the Allied demands in full." Complete as a four page newspaper, very minor damp stain near the bottom of the left & right margins, otherwise quite nice.

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:39

$165.00
173031

1st LIVING Being DOG LAIKA in SPACE Sputnik II POISONED Killed ? 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372673795864

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 11, 1957. * 1st living earth being into space by Sputnik II * Russian dog "Laika" purposely killed ? The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Radio of Second Satellite Has Stopped, Russians" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 49 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Laika originally named Kudryavka , "Little Curly"), became the first living Earth-born creature in orbit aboard Sputnik II on November 3, 1957. Some call her the first living passenger to go into space, but others claim sub-orbital flights passed the edge of space first. She was also known as Zhuchka, "Little Beetle") and Lim... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:39

$40.00
173030

Pre-Bombing of PEARL HARBOR Japanese Hawaii Attack Imminent 1941 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372673795813

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 4, 1941 * Pre-Pearl Harbor attack on America * Just a few days away - imminent * President Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR The front page has a banner headline: "F. D.R.'S WAR PLANS!" with subheads and related illustration. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, a few small tape mends along bottom margin, generally nice.

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:38

$47.00
173029

Very Early JFK John F. Kennedy Only 22 Years Old PHOTO w/ Report 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372673795676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1939 * Very early John F. Kennedy - JFK * Photo while still attending Harvard The top of page 10 has a two column photo showing a young John F. Kennedy with heading: "Another Kennedy Son Arrives Here" Also a one column heading: "22 ARRIVE IN U.S. ON DIXIE CLIPPER" with subhead: "George F. Eliot and a Son of Kennedy Are Among 18 Americans Aboard" Was this the earliest report re. JFK in a daily newspaper ? Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:38

$57.00
173028

JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Famous Outfield CATCH Hank Greenberg1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299660807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 3, 1939 * Joe DiMaggio - New York Yankees * Hank Greenberg - Detroit Tigers * Major League Baseball Page 22 has a 4 column headline: "Donald's Pitching Streak Stopped by Tigers" with subheads that include: "DiMaggio is Hitless, but Makes Great Catch" and more with box scores. In the ninth inning of New York's loss to Detroit, Joe DiMaggio makes one of the most memorable catches in Yankee Stadium history when he grabs Hank Greenberg's drive 455 feet from home plate. DiMaggio, who seldom displays emotion, is so thrilled with the amazing catch, heads toward the dugout forgetting there is still only two outs with a man on base. Later in life, Hank Greenberg would refer to the catch as mor... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:37

$40.00
173027

SEABISCUIT Wins Santa Anita Handicap Arcadia HORSE RACING Victory 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299660744

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, March 3, 1940 * Seabiscuit wins Santa Anita Handicap * Thoroughbred racehorse racing * Last major race before retirement The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "SEABISCUIT SETS SANTA ANITA RECORD BEFORE 75,000" with subheads, finish photo and racing summary. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Santa Anita Handicap in Arcadia, California. This would be Seabiscuit's last major race as he would retire a few weeks later. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: One race was left in the season. A week after the San An... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:37

$67.00
173026

WILLIE MAYS 'The Catch' Baseball World Series 1st Rpt. NY GIANTS 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372673795431

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, September 30, 1954 * Willie Mays "The Catch" * World Series of baseball * New York Giants In the world of sports history--and certainly in baseball history--an event which ranks high on the list of most historic moments is "the catch" by Willie Mays during the first game of the 1954 Major League Baseball World Series. It was the eighth inning and the score was tie at 2-2, two runners on, and Giants' center fielder Willie Mays, who was playing in shallow center field, made an on-the-run over-the-shoulder catch on the warning track to make the out. The Giants would go on to win the game, and the World Series. Page 12 has reporting on the first game of the 1954 World Series with b... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:37

$62.00
173025

JOHN BUCHAN Lord Tweedsmuir Governor General of Canada DEATH 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299660619

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 12, 1940 * John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir death * Scottish novelist, historian & Unionist politician * 15th Governor General of Canada The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Lord Tweedsmuir Is Dead; A Third Operation Futile" with subhead. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2 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 with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:36

$40.00
173024

MOSCOW PEACE TREATY Finland - Soviet Union 105-Day Winter War END 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372673795130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1940 * Moscow Peace Treaty signed (1st report) * 105-day Winter war ends * Finland - Soviet Union (Russia) The top of the front page has a six column headline: "MOSCOW ANNOUNCES PEACE TREATY SIGNED; FINNS DELAY RATIFICATION, FIGHTING ENDS; TERMS GIVE BIG FINNISH AREAS TO SOVIET" with subheads and related map. First report coverage on the Moscow Peace Treaty which ended 105-day Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Moscow Peace Treaty was signed by Finland and the Soviet Union on 12 March 1940, and the r... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:35

$40.00
173023

LOUIS 'LEPKE' BUCHALTER Murder Inc. Mafia Mob Boss CONVICTION 1940 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372673795047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 21, 1939 * Mob Boss Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter guilty * Labor extortion charges - conviction * Mafia hit squad Murder, Inc. fame The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LEPKE CONVICTED, TO GET LIFE TERM; 2 OTHERS GUILTY" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 7 with photo. (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 30 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:35

$46.00
173022

Early JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Baseball CONTRACT Signing 1940 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299660232

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1940 * Joe DiMaggio contract signing * New York Yankees - Yanks * MLB baseball w/ photo The sport's section (page 23) has a seven column headline: "DiMaggio and Rolfe Accept Terms and End Yanks' Holdout Problems" with subheads and photo of DiMaggio. (see) First report coverage on Joe DiMaggio's contract signing after just four seasons with the New York Yankees. Great to have in this famous New York City publication. 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 th... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:34

$44.00
173021

MY LITTLE CHICKADEE Mae West & W. C. Fields Opening Day Movie AD 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299660111

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1940 * "My Little Chickadee" movie - film * Opening day premiere advertisement * Actress Mae West and W. C. Fields * "Young Tom Edison" opening review Page 27 has a 10 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch illustrated advertisement for the opening day showing of "My Little Chickadee" starring Mae West and W. C. Fields. With movies at that time usually released 1st in New York City, this could very well be the very 1st advertisement for this movie in any newspaper. News of day, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:34

$47.00
173020

GUGLIELMO MARCONI Wireless Telegraph Villa Griffone Italy Visit 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392298416936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1934 * Guglielmo Marconi * Wireless telegraph * Villa Griffone The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Marconi Revisits Scene Of His Wireless Invention" (see) First report coverage on Guglielmo Marconi's visit to Villa Griffone for the 1st time in 30 years. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends June 16, 2019 15:01

$40.00
173019

TEXAS GUINAN Queen of the Night Clubs Prohibition Speakeasy DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392298416696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Nov. 6, 1933 * Texas Guinan death (1st report) * "Queen of the night clubs" - actress * Prohibition era speakeasy fame The front page has a one column heading: "TEXAS GUINAN DIES SUDDENLY" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo. (see) Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition, light toning on the front page, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends June 16, 2019 15:01

$52.00
173018

BUCK ROGERS Science Fiction Creator Philip Francis Nowlan DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392298416465

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 4, 1940 * Philip Francis Nowlan death * Buck Rogers creator * Science Fiction author Page 41 has one column headings: "PHILIP NOWLAN DIES; DREW 'BUCK ROGERS'" "Cartoonist, a Former Writer, Is Stricken in Philadelphia" See images for brief text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete 1st section only with all 44 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends June 16, 2019 15:00

$46.00
173017

Very Rare DONALD TRUMP & Model Melania Knauss get MARRIED Weds 2005 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392298416230

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 23, 2005 * Donald Trump gets married for the 3rd time * Melania Knauss - Slovene-born fashion model The top of page 26 has a three column heading: "Lavish Wedding Bells Ring for Trump" with photo of Melania in a limo. First report coverage here and from probably one of the most liberal cities/counties in America. I'm sure not many of these issues exist because no historic events happened on this day, very rare as such. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 16, 2019 15:00

$100.00
173016

Rare 1691 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE British Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372672113427

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Jan. 9, 1691 * Rare 17th century title This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 325 years old. This newspaper was done in question/answer format. This newspaper was published at a time when there weren't any newspapers in all of the American colonies. A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides (typical for the period), measuring 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. Nice condition.

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Ends June 16, 2019 14:59

$45.00
172993

ROCKY MARCIANO Archie Moore Heavyweight BOXING Last Career Fight 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372671513387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 22, 1955. * Rocky Marciano vs. Archie Moore * Heavyweight Boxing title fight * His last career fight The top of page 5 has a three column heading: "Rock May Retire" (see) First report coverage on Rocky Marciano defending his heavyweight boxing title against Archie Moore. This would be Marciano's last professional boxing match as he would retire. A binding hole slightly affects the mentioned heading. Complete with all 8 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 15, 2019 15:16

$38.00
172992

ERNIE BANKS Chicago Cubs Breaks Home Runs Record for Shortstops 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297928597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, September 3, 1955 * Ernie Banks - Chicago Cubs * Home run record for shortstops The sport's section (page 18) has a two column heading: "Banks' RBI Total Rates With Best" (see) First report coverage on Chicago Cubs star Ernie Banks breaking the career home runs record for major league shortstops with 40. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 15, 2019 15:16

$40.00
172991

USS LEYTE United States Navy Aircraft Carrier EXPLOSION Disaster 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297928477

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 17, 1953 * USS Leyte explosion fire disaster * United States Navy Aircraft Carrier The front page has a nice banner headline: "BLAST KILLS 32 ON CARRIER" with subheads and photo of the captain. (see) First report coverage on the USS Leyte (CV-32) aircraft carrier explosion disaster in Boston, Massachusetts. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends June 15, 2019 15:15

$46.00
172990

JACQUELINE COCHRAN 1st Woman Breaks Sound Barrier w/ Jet Airplane 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372671512835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., May 19, 1953 * Jacqueline Cochran breaks the sound barrier * 1st ever woman to do so - jet airplane The top of page 6 has a two column heading: "Flies Through Sonic Barrier and Surpasses the Speed of Sound" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Encouraged by then-Major Chuck Yeager, with whom Cochran shared a lifelong friendship, on May 18, 1953, at Rogers Dry Lake, California, Cochran flew a Canadair F-86 Sabre jet borrowed from the Royal Canadian Air Force at an average speed of 652.337 mph. During the course of this run the Sabre went supersonic, and Coc... See More  

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172989

KING ABDULLAH I of Jordan Old City Jerusalem Mosque ASSASSINATION 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297928170

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. July 21, 1951 * King Abdullah I of Jordan * Al-Aqsa Mosque assassination * Old City of Jerusalem The front page has a one column heading: "ABDULLAH DEATH MAY TOUCH OFF WAVE OF TERROR" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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$39.00
172988

THE SLEEPING GYPSY Henri Rousseau Painting Museam of Modern Art 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372671512528

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 22, 1940 * "The Sleeping Gypsy" by Henri Rousseau * Oil painting acquired by Museum of Modern Art Page 17 has a one column heading: "ROUSSEAU PAINTING GIVEN TO MUSEUM" with subhead and 2 related photo, one showing the famous Henri Rousseau oil painting, "The Sleeping Gypsy". (see) First report coverage on the Museum of Modern Art acquiring "The Sleeping Gypsy" oil painting from Mrs. Simon Guggenheim. Probably only reported in this NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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172987

MARY HARRIS "MOTHER" JONES United Mine Workers Organizer DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372671512413

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., December 1, 1930 * Mary Harris "Mother" Jones death * United Mine Workers organizer & more Page 12 has a one column heading: "'Mother' Jones Dies; Had Passed Century Mark" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Mary Harris Jones, co-founder of the Industrial Workers of the World. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, a few binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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172986

COLORADO RIVER Grand Canyon River-Running Norman Nevills Conquers 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297927690

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1938 * Norman Nevills - river-running pioneer * Whitewater rafting - river-running pioneer * Conquers Colorado River - Grand Canyon The front page has a one column heading: "NEVILLS CONQUERS COLORADO RIVER" 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 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Norman D. Nevills was a pioneer of commercial river-running in the American Southwest, particularly the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. He led trips including Dr. Elzada Clover and Lois Jotter, the first two wo... See More  

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$47.00
172985

Rare 19th Century OAKMAN Walker County ALABAMA 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297927588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OAKMAN NEWS, Alabama, July 1, 1898 * Uncommon title This 4 page issue has news of the day, literary content and advertisements. Complete, light toning, minor margin wear, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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$24.00
172984

Battle of LEYTE GULF Philippine Sea Invasion Landing World War II 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372671511917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 22, 1944 * Battle of Leyte Gulf invasion * Philippines - Douglas MacArthur * World War II - WWII The front page has a nice banner headline: "CAPTURE CAPITAL OF LEYTE" with subheads. Related map on page 2. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Forty + pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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$42.00
172983

1869 Transcontinental Railroad Completed Great Double-page Harper's Weekly Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372671511689

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1869 * Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad * Great double-page print with article The key print in this issue is a fine double page centerfold on "Completion Of The Pacific Railroad - The Great Link Connecting Europe With Asia Across the American Continent", which is a great scene of the Transcontinental Railroad with vignettes around the edge. Another nice half page view is the "Interior of a Palace Hotel Car Used On the Pacific Railroad" Historic issue! Also present is the full front page illustration: "The Lullaby," showing a mother and father rocking their child to sleep, The inside has "Demolition of the New York City Hospital Grounds," "The Corcoran Art Depository, Washin... See More  

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$85.00
172960

Great JAPAN SURRENDERS V-J Day World War II WWII Over PEACE 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670874164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY TIMES, Chicago, Aug. 15, 1945 * V-J day - Japan Surrenders * World War II - WWII over A very nice tabloid-size newspaper with most of the front page taken up with: "PEACE Isn't It Wonderful ! " "MacArthur's First Order to Hirohito". "PEACE" is dropped out of a photo of a huge, celebratory crowd. Related content inside including a centerfold filled with photos. Complete in 40 pages, very nice condition.

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$51.00
172959

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297365744

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, May 20, 1865 * Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes Page 4 has a column head: "Capture Of Jeff Davis" which begins: "The following details of the capture of Jefferson Davis, while attempting to escape in his wife's clothes, have just been received from Major General Wilson..." and what follows are the details in 3 reports, taking most of the column. This article is followed by: "North Carolina Slaves". Four pages, some older tape mends inside, re-glued at the spine, otherwise good.

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$43.00
172958

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670873675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike The top of the ftpg. has column heads on a very notable event in the opening of the West: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "Celebrations in San Francisco and Sacramento--A Grand Jubilee--The Last Spike Driven in the Central Line--Reception of this News in Sacramento" with much on the celebration. One item has: "...The dispatch from the junction of the road announcing the driving of the last spike of the Central Pacific Road, at 1 o'clock a.m. sent a thrill through the city...". Also on the ftpg: "The Indians" "The Captures of General Custer--Preparations for Further Hostilities" with much detail. Eight pages, minor foxi... See More  

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$54.00
172957

BABE RUTH Sold To New York Yankees Baseball from Boston Red Sox 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670873571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Jan. 6, 1920 * Babe Ruth sold to New York Yankees * Historic baseball report The top of the sports have has one of the more notable reports in the history of Major League Baseball, the sale of Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees. The column is headed: " 'BABE' RUTH SOLD TO NEW YORK FOR $150,000" "Baseball's Biggest Deal--But Ruth Says He Won't Play Anywhere but With Boston". The price paid was speculated between $75,000 and $150,000 (was actually $125,000). Much detail in the article which takes three-quarters of a column. Complete in 16 pages, unfortunately there is a small hole in the Ruth article which affects about 7 words (see). Otherwise typical margin tears. Somewhat discret... See More  

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$166.00
172955

Rare CIVIL WAR Military Title Army & Navy Journal JEFFERSON DAVIS 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297364270

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Aug. 20, 1864 * American Civil War - military title * Jefferson Davis interview As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire front page is taken up with a report on: "The Campaign In Virginia" with subheads "The Canal at Dutch Gap" and "The Shenandoah Valley." Other reports within include those headed: "The Attack On Mobile" "The Interview with Mr. Davis" being Jefferson Davis (great reading: see) which takes over a full page; "A New Formation For Infantry" "Army & Navy Personal" "General Sherman's Operations" "The Battle of Mobile Bay" and so much more. Sixteen pages, 10 by 15 i... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:49

$38.00
172954

STOCK MARKET Highest Peak Pre Wall Street Crash 1929 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297364146

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, September 4, 1929 * United States economy reaches it's highest mark * Pre stock market crash - great depression A notable issue as this newspaper contains the financial report when the stock market reached its highest point prior to the stock market crash of the following month. The stock market crash of October, 1929 triggered the Great Depression. People all over the country not only lost their money but their jobs. Stock prices continued to fall from their high on Sept. 3, 1929 and would not be surpassed until 1954, in inflation-adjusted numbers. Also curious to note that this 1929 issue has 60 pages and a great wealth of ads, while issues from 1932 had less than half the number of pages and a dear... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:48

$159.00
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