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Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man GUILTY Convicted 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392530507724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 26, 1930 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn guilty * Concealed weapons charge * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "M'GURN GUILTY; SECOND GUNMAN HEADED TO JAIL" with subhead. Related photo on the back page. (see) McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:20

$62.00
176426

BIG BILL THOMPSON Chicago Gangster Al Capone Era Mayor Defeated 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392518268352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1931 * William Hale "Big Bill" Thompson defeated * Anton Cermak becomes Chicago mayor * Gangland - gangsters - prohibition era The top of the front page has a two column heading: "CHICAGO OUSTS THOMPSON; CERMAK IS ELECTED MAYOR BY A MAJORITY OF 191,916" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Anton Cermak defeating William Hale Thompson as Mayor of Chicago. Thompson is considered one of the most unethical mayors in American history. Coincidentally, Al "Scarface' Capone was put away for income tax evasion later that same year. 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 h... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:23

$40.00
176308

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Gangland Boss Enters Atlanta Penitentiary 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392506734037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1932 * Al Capone enters prison (1st report) * Tax evasion guilty charge * Chicago gangster boss The front page has one column headings that include: "PRISON DOORS CLOSE BEHIND CAPONE" "Gangster Reaches Atlanta After Day on Which Curious Crowds Inspect the Train" "Convicts Cry 'Welcome!' " and more. Complete in 40 pages, great condition. This is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings.

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Ends November 29, 2019 14:08

$57.00
176558

Best FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH1932 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372832278390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun * Best title to be had ? very rare The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "M'ERLANE, GANG KILLER, IS DEAD OF PNEUMONIA" with subhead and two related photos. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangste... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2019 10:13

$79.99
175567

Gangster AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Set Free Prison at Lewisburg PA 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449642172

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 17, 1939 * Al 'Scarface" Capone freed from prison * Chicago gangster becomes a free man The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Al Capone Is Freed From Prison; Guarded in Baltimore Hospital" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with a photo of Capone leaving the penitentiary in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:58

$78.00
175379

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776385648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, Feb. 14, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone * A very early, same day report An unusual same-day report on the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre appears on page 2. Given it being a very early report (most were in newspapers on the 15th) it is rather brief, with a one column head: "6 Are Slain By Gangsters In Beer War". The text begins: "Six employees of a North Side cartage company were murdered with sawed-off shot guns today...when two automobile loads of bandits raided the garage..." with more. The ftpg. has a photo of: "Famous Flier and His Bride-to-Be" showing Anne Morrow and Charles Lindbergh, with a related article. Complete in 16... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:27

$140.00
175327

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Beer Baron GANGSTER Prison Release 1930 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433093966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 18, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone released from prison * Chicago beer baron - gangster boss * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a great banner headline: "CAPONE SPEEDS FOR CHICAGO" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Photo of Capone is on the back page. First report coverage on Al Capone's release from prison after serving 10 months for illegal gun possession. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper"... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:43

$192.00
174746

Best Mobster AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Case GUILTY 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383787896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 19, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone guilty * Infamous tax evasion conviction * Best title to be had - very rare The banner headline announces: "SWIFT PENALTY FOR CAPONE" with a one-column subhead; "Tax Conviction Term May Be Set Tomorrow". Although "Scareface" Al Capone was involved in many criminal activities, it was tax evasion which ultimately put him behind bars. The article takes a full column and concludes on an inside page. Terrific to have this report in a Chicago newspaper. Also on the front page has: "Thomas Edison Will Be Buried At Milan, Ohio" with a large ftpg. cartoon memorial for the death of Thomas Edison. The complete 34 page newspaper and this is the "rag edition" printed... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:40

$145.00
174745

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man ASSASSINATION 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739411288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, February 15, 1936 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassination * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a nice banner headline: " 'MACHINE GUN' M'GURN SLAIN" with a column headline: "Capone Chief Shot Down in Bowling Alley" which has subheads: "Guns Blaze; McGurn Dies" "Yell Is Murder Signal" "Reminded of Massacre". The article carries over to page 2. The back page is filled with photos, four of which concern this report. Part of the bkpg. banner head: " 'Machine Gun Jack' McGurn Slain...". One of the photos shows how the Moran gangsters mowed down its victims at the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, this being ... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:39

$370.00
174225

Best Gangster AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Income Tax Evasion Guilty Plea 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352601020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 17, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * Income tax evasion guilty plea * Best title to be had (rare) A great and notable headline, particularly for a newspaper from Chicago, home to gangster Al Capone: "CELL TO END CAPONE POWER" with subhead: Chief Of Gangs, At End of Rope, Pleads Guilty" "U.S. Judge Will Pass Sentence June 30." The article begins: "Al Capone yesterday pleaded guilty to 8,000 crimes against the prohibition laws and admitted at the same time that he had failed to share his profits, in the form of income taxes, with Uncle Sam..." with much more. The article carries over to page 2 where are found ore column heads: "Capone Called Last Of Great Gang Monarchs" "Prison for Him Viewed... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:26

$133.00
172509

AL Scarface CAPONE Chicago Gangster Prison Release Chicago Return 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284008502

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1930 * Gangster Al "Scarface" Capone * City of Chicago wants him out This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 3 that include: "CAPONE IN CHICAGO REPORTS TO POLICE" "Police Tell Him He Will Be Arrested on Sight and Driven From City" and more. See images for 1st report coverage on Al Capone turning himself in to Chicago police after returning to the city from a 10 month prison sentence in Philadelphia. He would never again be able to present himself in public on the Chicago streets. His final arrest would come about a year later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. A little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:50

$42.00
172452

Best AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Gangster Boss Beer Baron DEATH 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657288302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, January 26, 1947 * Al Capone death (1st report) * Chicago beer baron * Gangster - mob boss * Best title to be had (rare) The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "AL CAPONE DIES IN FLORIDA" with subhead. Very nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 12 with 2 related photos. A printing crease slightly affects the continuation here. (see) Great to have in the famous Chicago publication, very rare as such. Thirty-eight pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp along the last column of the front page, small binding holes along the spine, the mentioned crease on page 12, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:40

$425.00
171994

JOE MASSERIA "The Boss" Genovese Crime Family Mafia ASSASSINATION 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372643467664

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1931 * Giuseppe 'Joe The Boss' Masseria * Genovese crime family mob boss founder * Assassination - murder (1st report) The front page has one column headings: "RACKET CHIEF SLAIN BY GANGSTER GUNFIRE" "Giuseppe Masseria, Known as Joe the Boss, Shot Mysteriously in Coney Island Cafe" "BIGGER THAN AL CAPONE" and more. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of early Mafia boss, Joe Masseria in New York City. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high ... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2019 12:04

$82.00
171776

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Gangster Goes To Prison for 11 Years 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372633908574

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1932 * Al Capone gets 11 year term * Tax evasion - last chance denied * Chicago gangster boss The front page has a one column heading: "AL CAPONE BOUND FOR ATLANTA PRISON" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Al Capone's last day of freedom as he is on his way to the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:38

$45.00
171588

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Prohibition Volstead Act BEER Indictment 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077135

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, June 13, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone indicted * Volstead Act conspiracies * Prohibition era - Beer The front page has a one column heading: "JURORS INDICT CAPONE, 68 AIDS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the possible fall of Al Capone's beer baron enterprise. They would eventually get him on income tax evasion charges that same year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:35

$62.00
171210

Best Gangster AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial START1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372615778581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 7, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial begins * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a six column headline on the beginning of the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "U. S. to Begin Its Capone Evidence Today" with related subheads. More on page 3 with related illustration. Two related photos are on the back page. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine's Day Massacre." He seemed above the law, however in t... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:43

$98.00
170960

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn ARRESTED 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372608004323

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 28, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day massacre arrest (1st rpt.) * Jack McGurn - Al Capone trigger man Page 29 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AIDE NABBED IN CHICAGO MURDERS" with subheads that include: "Police Say Jack McGurn Is Identified as One of the Beer War Executioners" and more. (see) First report coverage on the capture of Al Capone henchman, Jack McGurn, for his role in the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Unfortunate for the inside page report here but still a 1st report in this famous NYC publication. Complete with all 56 pages, some wear at the margin, mostly along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 23, 2019 16:43

$58.00
170861

Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392243156360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial beginning * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page features a nice banner headline on the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "CALL CAPONE JURORS TODAY" with related subheads. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine's Day Massacre." He seemed above the law, however in the end Capone would be brought to justice & serve jail time not for murder, extortion, or bootlegging, but f... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:39

$98.00
170777

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Jack McGurn CHARGED Al Capone Hitman 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240075186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day massacre arrest * Jack McGurn - Al Capone trigger man Page 7 has one column headings that include: "MURDER CHARGES LODGED IN CHICAGO" "McGurn and Fanelli, Alleged Gang Gunners, Are Accused of Killing Moran's Seven Men" "15 Others Still Hunted" and more. (see) First report coverage on the murder indictment of Al Capone henchman, Jack McGurn, for his role in the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Interesting report here which mentions Louis Rolfe, a "blonde alibi" woman which would become a key figure into the investigation that would ultimately prevent McGurn from prosecution. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in nice c... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:39

$44.00
170573

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Liquor ? AL CAPONE Bugs Moran Gang 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372594399332

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., February 18, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone * Chicago gangster war - Liquor ? The front page has a small one column heading: "Gang Killed Laid to Liquor Traffic" with subhead. See image for brief text here. Original reporting on what is probably the most historic event in American gangster history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends March 10, 2019 15:35

$40.00
170263

Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372579068392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 12, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial w/ much testimony * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading regarding the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "U. S. TO TRACE CAPONE'S RISE IN TRIAL TODAY" with subhead. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine's Day Massacre." He seemed above the law, however in the end Capone would be brought to justice & serve jail time not for murder, extortion, or bo... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:16

$62.00
169932

Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392215447198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 14, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial w/ much testimony * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading regarding the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "DRAMA IN COURT AS U. S. CLOSES CASE ON CAPONE" with subhead. (see) Lengthy coverage with testimony continues on page 6 with related photo. Photo of Capone outside the federal building is on the back page. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine'... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2019 14:47

$67.00
169880

AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Chicago Gangland Gangster ELECTRIC CHAIR ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392213003421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 19, 1930 * Al "Scarface" Capone - Chicago gangster * Judge John H. Lyle wants to give electric chair * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "Electric Chair for Capone Is Plea of Lyle" First report coverage on Judge John H. Lyle wanting to send Al Capone to the electric chair. Judge Lyle was known to charge many famous prohibition gangsters for vagrancy. Unusual report here. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to b... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:46

$52.00
169652

Best FRANKIE YALE Uale Gangster ASSASSINATION Al Sacrface Capone 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206330086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 2, 1928 * Frankie Yale (Uale) assassination (1st report) * Gangster - gangland wars of the 1920's * Best title to be had ? - rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "Slay Importer of Killers for Chicago Gangs" Photo of Uale is on the back page. First report coverage on the assassination of gangster Frankie Yale (Uale). He was a associate of Al Capone. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 4... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:37

$72.00
169637

Best FRANK NITTI Al "Scarface" Capone Enforcer SHOT Gangland War 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206323615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 20, 1932 * Frank Nitti shot by Chicago police * Al Capone henchman - gangsters * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a nice banner headline: "CAPONE GANG CHIEF SINKING" with subheads that include: "POLICE BULLETS FELL NITTI, NEW ALCOHOL KING" and more. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos and illustration on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dr... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:26

$167.00
169563

Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201409929

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 13, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial w/ much testimony * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading regarding the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "CAPONE'S TRAIL OF GOLD TRACED IN LUXURY SALES" with subhead. (see) Lengthy coverage with testimony continues on page 8 with related photo. Photo of Capone outside the federal building is on the back page. (see) This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine'... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 15:30

$67.00
169535

Best GUS WINKLER Chicago Gangster Al Capone Hit Man ASSASSINATION 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548359505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 10, 1933 * Gus Winkler assassination * St. Valentine's Day Massacre suspect * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "GUS WINKLER SLAIN BY GANG" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy text continues on page 2. three related photos and diagram are on the back page. Also coverage on George "Machine Gun" Kelly with photo also on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed t... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:02

$167.00
169528

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man IN CUSTODY 1936 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548356760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1933 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a nice banner headline: "McGURN FACES KIDNAP QUIZ" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner hea... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 13:58

$87.00
169356

Best AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Told to Leave Chicago for Good w/ Photo 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372540070201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 22, 1930 * Gangster Al "Scarface" Capone * City of Chicago wants him out * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "CAPONE'S STORY: BY HIMSELF" with subheads. Nice for display. Related photo is on the back page. (see) First report coverage on Al Capone turning himself in to Chicago police after returning to the city from a 10 month prison sentence in Philadelphia. He would never again be able to present himself in public on the Chicago streets. His final arrest would come about a year later. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront o... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:50

$110.00
169323

Best FOX LAKE MASSACRE Chicago IL Gangsters Bugs Moran AL CAPONE 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539737275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 2, 1930 * Fox Lake Massacre (1st report) * Chicago gangland gangster war * Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. George 'Bugs' Moran ? * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a great banner headline: "WAR OVER RURAL BEER; KILL 3" with subheads that include: "Machine Guns Rake Fox Lake Hotel" Nice for display. Related photos are on the back page. (see) First report coverage on the Fox Lake, Illinois gangster raid which many consider to be a retaliation for the infamous St. Valentines' Day massacre. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:39

$225.00
169308

Best JAKE LINGLE Chicago Tribune Reporter Al Capone Gangsters KILL1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539723150

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 10, 1930 * Jake Lingle assassination (1st report) * Chicago Tribune reporter * Al 'Scarface Capone - Gangsters * Best title to be had (very rare as such) The front page has a great banner headline: "OFFER $30,000 FOR ASSASSIN" with subheads that include: "GUNMAN SLAYS ALFRED LINGLE IN I. C. SUBWAY" Nice for display. Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 2. Related photos are on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Grea... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:27

$188.00
169302

Best Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Tax Evasion Trial 1931 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539720147

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 9, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - gangster - mob boss * Famous tax evasion trial w/ much testimony * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page features a nice bold, banner headline on the two-week long trial of notorious gangster Al "Scarface" Capone: "U. S. BARES CAPONE TAX PLEA" with related subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage with testimony continues on page 6. A few related photos are on the back page. This was one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, and certainly of the Prohibition era. Al Capone was the head of the most profitable crime syndicate of his era and mastermind of the 1929 "St. Valentine's Day Massacre." He seemed above the law, howeve... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:22

$125.00
169216

Best AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Ends Prison Term at Alcatraz 1939 Chicago IL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534575854

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Jan. 8, 1939 * Gangster Al "Scarface" Capone" * Ends term at Alcatraz (The Rock) * Best title to be has (rare) The front page has a great banner headline: "MOVE AL CAPONE TO NEW JAIL" with subheads. (see) Nice for display and terrific to have in this famous Chicago publication, rare as such. Complete 1st section with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:52

$78.00
169049

Post JACK ZUTA ASSASSINATION Al Capone & Bugs Moran Gangland War 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188910598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 22, 1930 * Chicago gangland war * George 'Bugs' Moran * Al 'Scarface' Capone * re. Jack Zuta's assassination The front page has a nice banner headline: "EMPTY ZUTA BOX; NEW NAMES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy text continues on the following page. Photos of two check facsimiles are on the back. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hangi... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:55

$47.00
168952

Best Timothy D. BIG TIM MURPHY Chicago Mobster Gang ASSASSINATION 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187822473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 28, 1928 * Timothy D. "Big Tim" Murphy assassination * Chicago mobster and labor racketeer * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a five column heading: "Hunt Racketeers as Tim's Slayers" with subheads. (see) More on page 8 with related diagram. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional h... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:21

$62.00
168897

1928 AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Chicago Gangster MOB Unwanted in MIAMI FL in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187126547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1928 * Early Al Capone report * Not wanted in Miami, Florida This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 25 that include: "MIAMI BEACH SEEKS TO DRIVE OUT CAPONE", "He Refuses To Leave City". These reports mentioning Capone are uncommon prior to the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Nice reporting near the beginning of the Chicago gangster wars. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.

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Ends January 04, 2019 08:24

$48.00
168646

JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man Gunman Murder 1936 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515632520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 17, 1936 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassination * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "AUTO OF M'GURN, SOUGHT SINCE, IS FOUND" with subhead. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutiona... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2018 06:58

$52.00
168461

Best JOHN SCALISE Chicago Outfit Al Scarface Capone Hitman ARREST 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372503160638

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 7, 1929 * John Scalise arrested (1st report) * Al Capone - Chicago Outfit hitmen * re. Saint Valentine's Day Massacre * Best title to be had - very rare as such The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "SCALISI, CAPONE BODYGUARD, HELD IN GANG KILLING" with subhead: "Identified as Massacre Slayer, Police Say" (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on v... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2018 14:43

$57.00
168361

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Chicago Police ? AL CAPONE Bugs Moran1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172731447

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone * Chicago gangster war This 48 page newspaper has one column headings on page 25 that include: "CHICAGO OFFICIAL SAW SLAYERS IN CAR" "Noted Two in Police Uniforms and Three Others in Auto Like Detective Bureau's" "WAS NEAR MASSACRE SCENE" "Drinkers Are Blamed For Gang Murders" and more (see). Original reporting on what is probably the most historic event in American gangster history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. A few binding slits along the spine, good condition.

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Ends December 13, 2018 15:18

$52.00
168189

Best ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn Charge1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392168780037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 2, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day massacre arrest * Jack McGurn - Al Capone trigger man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "CHARGE McGURN, FANELLI WITH 7 GANG MURDERS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the murder indictment of Al Capone henchman, Jack McGurn, for his role in the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Interesting report here which mentions Louise Rolfe, a "blonde alibi" woman which would become a key figure into the investigation that would ultimately prevent McGurn from prosecution. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more ... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2018 15:30

$67.00
167129

Gangster AL Scarface CAPONE One 1 Year JAIL Weapons Charge 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134537462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, May 18, 1929 * Al Capone (Scarface) - Chicago Beer baron * 1 Year Jail term - avoids murder for hire The front page has a two column headline: "UNDERWORLD DECLARES CAPONE GANG LEADER, SOUGHT JAIL FOR SAFETY" with subheads that include: "Quaker City Gangsters Say Former Chicago Racketeer Was a Marked Man" and more. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light browning, a little spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:39

$55.00
166060

DEAN O'BANION Chicago Gangster Mobster Bootlegger ASSASSINATION 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372405417916

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1924 * re. Dion O'Banion assassination * Chicago mobster - bootlegger - racketeer * North Side Gang leader Page 2 has a small one column heading: "Church Rites Denied For Chicago Gunman" with subhead. (see) This is early for Chicago mob news prior to Al Capone becoming a nationally known figure. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends September 16, 2018 15:28

$40.00
165957

5 THE GANGSTER ERA Mobsters Al 'Scarface' Capone John Dillinger 1934 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372402352462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BELLINGHAM HERALD, Washington, May 3, 4, 9, 18, and 29, 1934 This is a 5 issue set from May of 1934 which provides a great swath of reporting covering this famous period of gangsters, robberies, and mob related events. The issues include reports (and images) mentioning Al Capone, John Dillinger, and John Hamilton (see). Each issue is complete, have minor margin tears, generally good condition.

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:47

$68.00
165836

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098420939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1st report) * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al 'Scarface' Capone The top of the front page has a three line, two column headline announcing one of the more infamous events of the gangster era: "7 CHICAGO GANGSTERS SLAIN BY FIRING SQUAD OF RIVALS, SOME IN POLICE UNIFORMS". Subheads include: "Victims Lined Up In Row" "Hands Up, Faces to Wall of Garage Rendezvous, They Are Mowed Down" "All Took It For A Raid" "Four Machine Gun Executioners, Wearing Badges, Made Swift Escape in Automobile" "Moran's Staff Wiped Out" and more. The report carries over to page 2 offering much detail of the event. This is one of the most infamous... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:15

$655.00
164892

KID CANN Minneapolis MN Jewish Mobster Gangster ACQUITTED Murder 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076113142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1936 * Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd * Jewish-American mobster - gangster * Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime The front page has a one column heading: "KID CANN ACQUITTED IN LIGGETT MURDER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscr... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:41

$39.00
160201

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE George Bugs Moran Gangsters PROBE 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183546075

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1929 * Post St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone Page 27 has a one column heading: "REPORTS A NEW CLUE IN CHICAGO KILLINGS" with subheads: "Police Commissioner Russell Says Murder of Seven Will Be Solved in 'a Day or Two'" "Orders Strict Liquor Ban" and more. (see) Original reporting on what is probably the most historic event in American gangster history. Nice to have in this famous New York City title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, light toning with some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends February 02, 2018 12:38

$40.00
159704

Gangsters CHICAGO PUBLIC ENEMIES Al Capone & Bugs Moran LIST 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163975721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 24, 1930 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * George 'Bugs' Moran & more * Gangster era original This 52 page newspaper has one column headings on page 3 that include: "LISTS 28 GANGSTERS AS PUBLIC ENEMIES" "Chicago Commission Names Capone, Moran, Diamond and Saltis Among Others" "POLICE TO HARASS THEM" and more. (see) Coverage on a list made by Chicago officials trying to intimidate local gangsters including Al Capone. This was one the first time the word "Public Enemy" was used. John Dillinger was considered the 1st public enemy but not until 1934. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:15

$57.00
159377

AL "SCARFACE" CAPONE Gangster War Murder Attempt w/ Tommy Guns 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391936499525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 21, 1926 * Mob boss Al Capone assassination attempt * Tommy machine gun drive by * Chicago Gangster Wars Page 15 has a small and somewhat discrete one column headings: "2 SHOT IN 'SCARFACE'S' INN" "Hit as Machine Guns in Autos Spatter Cicero (ill.) Hotel" First report coverage on the assassination attempt on Al 'Scarface' Capone by enemy gangsters, probably lead by Hymie Weiss who would be murdered a few weeks later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the 1926 Miami hurricane. Complete with all 60 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 29, 2017 15:00

$42.00
158930

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131366178

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

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:21

$40.00
158788

CHICAGO GANGLAND Public Enemies Gangsters Al Capone DEFEATED 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372129601073

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1931 * Chicago gangsters defeated * Al 'Scarface' Capone & more * Gangland - public enemies Page 5 has a one column heading: "CHICAGO GANGSTERS DECLARED BEATEN" 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2017 14:34

$38.00
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