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203864

Day of California Golden Bears vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Rose Bowl 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374491327148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRONICLE SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, January 1, 1938  * Rose Bowl: California Golden Bears vs. Alabama Crimson Tide  * Sugar Bowl: L.S.U. Tigers vs. Santa Clara Broncos * Pregame reporting with team photos The bottom of the front page of this section has a headline: "BEARS-ALABAMA IN ROSE BOWL; BRONCS INVADE SUGAR BOWL" with illustration and pre-game reports. More on pages 2 & 3 with teams photos for Alabama & Cal. Nice for display. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 6 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends March 01, 2023 15:15

$42.00
203688

Great Lou Gehrig New York Yankees Yanks 1B The Iron Horse Death 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374481068304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 3, 1941 * Death of Lou Gehrig * New York Yankees The front page of the sport's section has a headline in bold lettering: "GEHRIG DEAD!" with subhead: "Baseball's 'Iron Horse' Felled by Spinal Disease" and photo. (see)  Also a brief article headed: "Babe Ruth recalls How Lou Hustled" The top of page 3 of this section has a five column heading: "Gehrig Was Most Durable Player" with various subheads and nice action photo. Complete with 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library label on the front page, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:08

$185.00
203511

Rare 1st First Transcontinental Railroad Train Summit Sierra NV 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374467907124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Summit Sierra Nevadas, California, May 31, 1870 * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#6) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue #6, published--as noted in the masthead, and while not at a specific town at the time, they noted their location as "Summit, Sierra Nevadas, California". Each issue recorded the pro... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2023 12:20

$388.00
203503

1856 James King of William San Francisco Newspaper Crusade Editor Assassination


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374467893516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY STATESMAN, Concord, New Hampshire, June 18, 1856  Inside has two reports concerning the assassination of James King, headed: "Excitement In California" and: "Later Fro California, each providing various details. King was a crusading San Francisco newspaper editor whose shooting death in 1856 resulted in the establishment of the second San Francisco Vigilance Committee and changed the politics of the city. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends February 18, 2023 12:16

$29.00
203452

Siege of Leningrad Russia Nazis German Blockade Broken 1943 WWII old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394424369394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, January 19, 1943 * Siege of Leningrad broken (1st report) * German - Nazi blockade break * Operation Iskra - Saint Petersburg Under: "The European War Fronts" is a three column heading: "Russ Breaks Leningrad Siege" with small map. (see) First report coverage on the Leningrad blockade finally being broken. Complete with 22 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:17

$45.00
203325

Rare Lebanon County PA Pennsylvania w/ California Gold Mine Rush 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374455892049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEBANON ADVERTISER, Pennsylvania, Aug. 1, 1849  * Uncommon publication * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners An uncommon title, and the volume 1, number 5 issue. Near the top of the ftpg. is: "From California" with a San Francisco dateline, & including: "The anchorage is crowded with vessels & more arriving daily...Provision & clothing are abundant & cheap...People in San Francisco are madly gambling in lands...New towns are laid out in different spots around the bay...Gold dust is not dug out freely...At the mines as yet, matters are very quiet...that six men in 20 days, near Feather River, procured $60,000 in gold dust...". Page 2 has a nice article: "Col. Jefferson Davis" from years before he would be t... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2023 07:26

$56.00
203242

Jim Marshall Minnesota Vikings NFL Football Wrong Way Run Blooper 1964 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374450458762

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1964 * NFL Defensive end Jim Marshall * Minnesota Vikings football game * The wrong way run blooper The sport's section (page 43) has a one column heading: "Vikings Beat 49ers Despite a Long Run To the Wrong Goal" with stats. (see) Complete with 64 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: During his time with the Minnesota Vikings, Marshall was playing in a game against the San Francisco 49ers on October 25, 1964. After recovering an offensive fumble, Marshall ran 66 yards the wrong way into his team's own end zone. After completing the run, thinking that he had scored a touchdown for the Vikings, Marshall then pitched the ball ... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:26

$52.00
203807

Lou Gehrig Consecutive Games Streak Ends New York Yankees Baseball1939 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374489103122

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 4, 1939  * Lou Gehrig's games played streak ends * His first full game sitting on the bench * New York Yankees MLB baseball The sport's section reports a major moment in baseball history--re. Lou Gehrig breaking his consecutive game appearance streak. The front page of the sport's section has a photo showing Gehrig on the sidelines with heading: "Just a Lookin' 'Em Over" Also a one column heading: "Gotta Get Used To It Says Lou" (see) This was Gehrig's first full game sitting on the bench. On the 4th of July of that year would be his emotional retirement from baseball. Complete with 26 pages, light toning at the margins, piece torn away at the bottom, left of the front page, small binding... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2023 09:56

$39.99
203760

USS Hornet (CV-8) Aircraft Carrier Sinking Santa Cruz Isles 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374482510765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, November 2, 1942  * Battle of Santa Cruz Islands * USS Aircraft Carrier Hornet sunk  * Doolittle raid & Battle of Midway fame The front page has a nice banner headline: "GREAT SEA, AIR BATTLE; U. S. Planes Bomb Two Jap Carriers" with subheads. (see) Test includes: "The Navy still did not identify the U.S. carrier lost in the October 26 battle". Related map is on page 4. The name of the carrier lost was not known at the time, probably because of military secrecy, but history shows this was indeed the USS Hornet (CV-8). Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2023 08:23

$39.99
203684

General President Ulysses S. Grant Inaugural Address Inauguration 1873 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394434413873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, March 5, 1873   * President Ulysses S. Grant * Inauguration - inaugural address The front page has column heads: "WASHINGTON" "The Inauguration" "Imposing Procession" "The Avenues Filled with Spectators" "The City Decorated" "The President's Inaugural Address" "Inauguration Day" with the account taking over 1 1/2 columns. Included on the front page is: "The President's Inaugural Address". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, large-size newspaper, the folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 02, 2023 09:16

$44.99
203682

Rare Volume 1 Number 12 Old West San Francisco North California 1884 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394434396508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EVENING STAR, San Francisco, Feb. 29, 1884  This is a volume one issue (number 12).  Among the front page reports are: "Folsom Fomentation" "Charges Against McComb & Chambers" "Convicted at Last" "A Violent Lodger" "Flotsam and Jetsam" Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some blue pencil marks, a few discrete archival mends, very nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2023 08:59

$34.99
202960

Mountain Meadow Massacre Mormons & Bloody Bender Serial Killers 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374430076966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, April 7, 1877   * Mountain Meadow Massascre * Mormons - Mormonism * Bloody Benders family * Serial Killers arrested ? Page 2 has: "The Bender Family", the Kansas family of serial killers known as the "Bloody Benders", the report beginning: "The Kansas detectives think they have the Bender family this time, certain. These are husband, wife, son and daughter, who--if on-half be true that is told about the murders and the quiet burial of their victims--may be justly described as human monsters..." and more. Also on page 2: "Justice Demanded" beginning: "Since the execution of John D. Lee, the Mormon papers of Utah rival the Gentile organs in their demands for bringing to justice very ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2023 11:08

$135.00
202952

Rare Alameda Bay Farm Island CA California Old West The Encinal 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394397918254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ALAMEDA ENCINAL--SUPPLEMENT, California, Feb. 13, 1875   * Wild Old West     * Rare publication From this city which is adjacent to and south of Oakland, also east of San Francisco. This is a single sheet "Supplement" lacking any news and ads of the day as it is entirely consumed--front and back--with tax related notices. Over half of the issue is a lengthy: "Delinquent Tax List". Single sheet, 10 1/2 by 16 inches, printed on both sides, very nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2023 11:03

$27.00
202951

Early Rare San Francisco Post California Gold Rush Old Wild West 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394397917835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, San Francisco, California, July 2, 1867  Various news and ads of the day in this early San Francisco newspaper, just 18 years after the California Gold Rush. Four pages, very large size, never bound nor trimmed, minimal fold wear, minor fold foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends January 28, 2023 11:03

$32.00
202944

Donn Fendler Rye NY Boy Lost in Maine Mountains Woods Found Alive 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394397904805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, July 26, 1939 * Donn Fendler found alive * Mount Katahdin in Maine * Rye, New York 12 year old boy The front page has a two column heading: "Naked, Bruised, He Comes Out of Wilds" with lead-in: "Boy Lost 8 Days" (see) First report coverage on Donn Fendler being found alive after surviving 8 days in the mountains of Maine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, small library label on the front page, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: Donn Conner Fendler was an American author and public speaker. From Rye, New York, he was 12 years old when he was separated from ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2023 10:56

$45.00
202882

Best Seabiscuit World'd Fair Handicap San Mateo Horse Racing WIN 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394396240085

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, December 13, 1936 * Seabiscuit wins World's Fair Handicap * Bay Meadows Racetrack - San Mateo * Thoroughbred racehorse racing The top of the front page of the sport's section (page 19) has a banner heading: "IT STARTED CLOSE, BUT LOOK AT SEABISCUIT'S FINISH" with a few related photos. Also a four column heading: "SEABISCUIT ROMPS HOME TO MONEY-WINNING LEAD" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the World's Fair Handicap at Bay Meadows in San Mateo, California. Great to have in a San Francisco publication, very rare as such. Complete with 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, small library la... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2023 07:29

$98.00
202813

General Edmund P. Gaines Seminole War of 1812 More Death 1849 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394388829804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 9, 1849 * General Edmund P. Gaines death * War of 1812 - Mexican-American War & more  The top of page 3 has: "Death of General Gaines" who was one of America's most senior officers and was a veteran of the War of 1812, Seminole Wars, Black Hawk War, and Mexican–American War. This is followed by: "From San Francisco" which is a letter from San Francisco Bay.    Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2023 07:17

$38.00
202678

Beaumont TX Jefferson County Texas Race Riot Negroes Attacked 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394375860002

Lest we forget... This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 17, 1943 * Beaumont race riot of 1943 * Jefferson County , Texas The front page has a two column heading: "Texas Race Riots Flare; City Put Under Martial Law" (see) Complete with 24 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, small library label on the front page, generally good.

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Ends January 12, 2023 11:04

$42.00
202648

The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland Opeing Day PREMIERE Advertisement 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394371581703

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 18, 1939 * The Wizard of Oz * Opening day advertisement * Judy Garland and more Page 6 has an historic advertisement in early film history. See images for a 8 1/2 x  6 inch ad for the premiere of "The Wizard of Oz" in San Francisco. Also a brief article headed: "'The Wizard of Oz' Reaches the Warfield Today" (see) Complete with 26 pages, light toning and and minor wear at the margins, small address label on the front page, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 09, 2023 13:10

$98.00
202482

Best 1906 San Francisco Earthquake California Fire Disaster 1st Report Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394358561419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CALL-CHRONICLE-EXAMINER, San Francisco, California, April 19, 1906   * Best San Francisco earthquake issue to be had This newspaper is destined to be--if not already--one of the premiere issues of the early 20th century. See the photos for the great headlines and reports found not only on the front page but on all four pages. Due to the destruction of the presses in San Francisco, these three separate & competing newspapers combined under one masthead for this issue, printing the paper of this date across the bay on the presses of the Oakland Tribune. This issue is noteworthy in containing no advertisements but rather is replete in its four pages with reports on the earthquake and fire. Plus banner headlines on p... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2023 08:07

$785.00
202244

1989 San Francisco Earthquake Extra w/ Photos in S.F. CA California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394339941179

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER--EARTHQUAKE EXTRA, Oct. 18, 1989  * San Francisco earthquake * Best publication to be had ? This was one of the earliest editions on the street after the earthquake. Beneath the dateline of: "5:04 p.m., Oct. 17, 1989" is the banner head: "7.0 Quake Stuns Bay" with various related subheads, plus a large photo of a collapsed apartment building. All 16 pages are reports concerning the earthquake with a wealth of photos, including one from the World Series game which was in progress at the time. Sixteen pages, nice condition. Great to have from the city where the earthquake happened.

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Ends December 18, 2022 08:02

$29.00
202243

Great Apollo 13 Splashdown Lunar Landing Space Mission Safe 1970 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394339940719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, California, April 17, 1970  * Apollo 13 manned lunar-landing mission  * Splashdown, averts disaster (1st report) * Main focus of Tom Hanks 1995 movie block buster Above the masthead & dropped out of a black box is a dramatic: "THEY'RE SAFE" with the subhead & text reporting on the troubled Apollo 13 mission, about which the 1985 blockbuster Tom Hanks/Ron Howard movie was made. The phrase 'Houston, we have a problem' (not printed here) would go down in history as one of the most famous phrases from the space exploration era. The complete section 1 with pages 1-22 (of 72), nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2022 08:01

$115.00
201132

Grants NM Mount Taylor New Mexico Ford Airplane Crash Disaster 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394266868531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 8, 1929 * Mount Taylor airplane crash disaster * Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor City of San Francisco * Grants, Cibola County, New Mexico The front page has a nice banner headline: "AIR LINER FOUND; IN ASHES" with subheads. Nice for display. Related photo and map are on page 2. (see) Complete 1st section only with 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Transcontinental Air Transport Ford 5-AT-B Trimotor City of San Francisco (registration NC9649) strikes Mount Taylor near Grants, New Mexico, during a thunderstorm while on a scheduled passenger flight from Albuquerque Airport in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Los Angeles, California, killing all eight people on board.

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Ends October 30, 2022 11:12

$48.00
201120

Luna 2 Soviet Rocket 1st to Hit Surace of Moon Space Race Lead 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394266858771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, September 14, 1959  * Luna 2 - Soviet spacecraft * 1st to reach the Moon * Russia takes "space race" lead The banner headline is a sobering one for American scientists as it shows the Soviets are very much ahead in the space race: "RUSS LAUNCH ROCKET IN TRY TO HIT MOON" with subhead and related illustration. (see) Complete 1st section only with 8 pages, great condition and nice for display.

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Ends October 30, 2022 11:06

$48.00
200970

Early Mormons Salt Lake City Utah State of Deseret Mormonism 1849 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374270581542

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 22, 1849   * California gold rush - 49ers * Mormons at Salt Lake City * Mormonism - emigration Two-thirds of a column on page 3 is taken up with: "The Mormons" which notes in part: "...Seven thousand of them have found a resting place in the most remarkable spot on the American continent...to follow after a new Jerusalem in the West...They are again assaulted by popular persecution; their prophet murdered, their town depopulated, & finally their temple burnt!..." with much more on their new home at the Great Salt Lake in the Utah Territory. Near its end is: "...the new Mormon Temple at the Salt Lake is to be a splendid building...The size of the temple is not stated, b... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2022 10:55

$97.00
200931

San Francisco Earthquake California Disaster Fire Destruction 1906 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374268910501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 26, 1906 * San Francisco earthquake reports continue The front page has some reports from stricken San Francisco with various headings that include: "10,000 ACRES FLAME-SWEPT" "ASKED AID OF STRICKEN CITY" "Stray Children Reaching Oregon" and more. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such. Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, two small library stamps within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends October 22, 2022 12:54

$44.00
200621

Rare The Great Depression Era Financial Gloom 1931 Wall Street Journal Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394235988373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, San Francisco, California, November 19, 1931 * Original from the Great Depression This newspaper has business news, charts, stock quotes and more throughout during a time in American history that was not so promising. Get a first hand look at what was going on in the business World during this dark time. Complete with 8 pages, light even toning, a little margin wear, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends October 09, 2022 11:56

$33.00
200599

Nellie Bly Elizabeth Jane Cochrane New York Journalist Arrested 1912 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374247829953

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CALL, San Francisco, June 27, 1912 * Nellie Bly arrest ? - contempt of court * Elizabeth Jane Cochrane * New York World journalist The front page has a one column heading: "PRISON SENTENCE FOR NELLIE BLY" with subhead. (see) Interesting that I cannot find anything regarding this online. Complete with 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a few small binding  holes along the spine, generally nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends October 09, 2022 11:44

$52.00
200365

1943 Superman Yr4 #210 Color Comic Strip McClure Syndicate Joe Shuster Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394221183229

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COMICS SECTION only of the San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 7, 1943 * Superman (color comic strip) - #210 * 4th year of publication * Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster This is a fourth year printing of the "Superman" color comic strip (by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster), which began in limited newspapers (through the McClure Newspaper Syndicate) on November 5, 1939 (a daily, black & white comic began on January 16). The weekly color Superman strip had a story-line continuity which was separate from the daily comic. Within this section is Superman strip #210 as noted in the first box with the artwork by Joe Shuster. Included is not just the Superman strip by the entire 8 page color comic section of the San Francisco Chronicle dat... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2022 14:28

$42.00
197631

Rare 1st First Transcontinental Railroad Train Promontory Point 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394049937774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Promontory Point, Utah, June 27, 1870  * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#8) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 8, published at Promontory Point, the first issue printed on the train's return trip to the East. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along the w... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2022 10:07

$377.00
200272

Rare Early Steamer Edition San Francisco California via Steamship 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394214699599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ALTA CALIFORNIA - For Circulation In The Atlantic Started, Europe And South America, San Francisco, Aug. 29, 1868  At the top of the first column is: "Steamer Alta California" noting that it is: "...issued trial-monthly on the sailing of each steamer for Panama. It has the largest circulation of any Steamer paper on the Pacific Coast."  A very rare & early newspaper from California as this is what is known as a "steamer edition" printed specifically for distribution back East and elsewhere, hence shipping was done exclusively by steam ships. Such editions are much more rare than the "regular" editions, and Gregory notes this title had steamer editions from 1849-1869. There is no volume or issue number noted. As wou... See More  

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Ends September 25, 2022 13:19

$345.00
200112

Douglas Fairbanks Hollywood Film Movie Actor & Director Death 1939 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394206121250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Dec. 12, 1939  * Douglas Fairbanks death * American film movie actor The front page has a a nice headline in bold lettering: "FAIRBANKS, SR. DIES" with lead-in: "Actor Heart Attack Victim" and subhead. (see) Twenty-eight pages, light toning, small binding holes along the spine, archival mend around the middle of the front page (see) which slightly affects the text, generally good. Nice for display.

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Ends September 18, 2022 13:10

$52.00
200039

Kristallnacht Crystal Night Jews Persecution Broken Glass Nazis 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394203441485

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill):  “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, November 17, 1938  * Kristallnacht - crystal night * Persecution of Jews A follow up to "Kristallnacht" or Night of Broken Glass, a coordinated attack upon Nazi Jews which resulted in 91 deaths and over 30,000 being sent to concentration camps. The nice front page headline reads: "JEWS FEAR NEW WAVE OF NAZI TERROR TODAY" with subheads. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins with a few archival mends, small l... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2022 09:18

$48.00
199964

New London School Rusk County Texas TX Natural Gas Explosion 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374211400059

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, March 19, 1937 * New London, Texas school explosion The front page has a great banner headline headline: "670 TEXAS SCHOOL CHILDREN AND TEACHERS KILLED IN BLAST!" with various subheads and related photo. Nice for display. Much more on pages 2 & 3. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within a subhead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 12, 2022 07:31

$88.00
199779

Adolph Sutro Mayor of San Francisco Comestock Lode Fame Print 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201585373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: POLITICAL RECORD, San Francisco, California, Oct. 31, 1894  * Adolph Sutro - mayor of San Francisco * Virginia City, Nevada Comstock Lode fame True to its title, this issue is filled with political reports including images of 19 politicians. Also of interest is a back page print captioned: "Our Sutro", being Adolph Sutro who was running for mayor of San Francisco. He would win. Born a German Jew, Sutro moved to Virginia City, Nevada and made a fortune at the Comstock Lode. Several places in San Francisco bear his name in remembrance of his life and contributions to the city. Four pages, a few minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:11

$59.00
199777

Rare San Francisco California Pacific Coast old Wild West w/ Ads 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201584420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Sept. 1, 1868  * Rare old West title A large size newspaper of six pages with a wealth of both local news events and local advertisements. Never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds with minor wear at a fold juncture & with a few discrete archival mends at folds. Early California from just 19 years after the Gold Rush. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:10

$37.00
199546

Famous John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers Boxing 1st Championship 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374190323682

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 7, 1860  * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * First World boxing championship match Page 5 has a one column head: "Four Days Later From Europe" "The Prize Fight" "Letters From Heenan" "He Claims the Belt or Another Fight". This was the famous match with Sayers, considered as boxing's first world championship. "...Not having been able to obtain from you as a referee the final decision upon the fight of Tuesday last, I desire to demand through you a new meeting within the present week. I make this demand from you having been informed that it has been suggested on your part that I should give Sayers sufficient time to recover from certain injuries received by him...". Page 6 has a one column head: "Lat... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2022 15:16

$87.00
199259

Tiburcio Vasquez Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber Captured 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374175176296

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1874  * Tiburcio Vasquez captured * California bandido * Los Angeles outlaw The front page has a report of the capture of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. Vasquez was a Mexican bandit who was active in California from as early as 1857 until his capture. The Vasquez Rocks, the steep, sloped rocks about 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many hideouts and received their name from him. Near the top of the front page is the heading: "The Notorious Vasquez Captured At Last" with the dateline from San Francisco noting: "Tiburcio Vasquez, a bandit, who has been for a long time a terror to the southern portion of this state, was captured with two of his gang, this afternoon, near Los ... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2022 14:45

$82.00
194838

Generalissimo CHIANG KAI-SHEK Republic of China Leader PHOTO 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373819775873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THIS WORLD, Feb. 21, 1943  This was a tabloid-size insert with the "San Francisco Chronicle" Sunday newspaper. The front cover features a photo of: "Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek". Inside has an article: "China's Charming Revolutionary". Chiang Kai-Shek was a politician and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975, first in mainland China until 1949 and then in exile in Taiwan. He was recognized by much of the world as the head of the legitimate government of China until the late 1960s and early 1970s. Complete in 36 pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2022 14:15

$37.00
199185

Alcatraz Island Prison Riot The Rock San Francisco California 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374169383581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1946 * Alcatraz Island prison riot * San Francisco Bay "The Rock" The front page has a three column headline: "ALCATRAZ BATTLE PRESSED, 'DEAL' DENIED TO CONVICTS; 2 GUARDS DEAD, 13 INJURED" with subheads. (see) Related photos on page 3. (see) Lengthy coverage continues on page 3 with related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 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 & ... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2022 13:31

$48.00
198945

Very early John Sutter's Mill Pre Californis Gold Rush Town 1844 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374154950468

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK AMERICAN, June 21, 1844 * Early Sutter's Mill report * Pre gold rush - John Sutter  Page 2 has one of those little gem reports collectors seek: very early mention of a name that would be notable years later. There is mention of a letter which says in part: "...enclosing the following letter from Don Augustin Sutter, the Alcalde [magistrate in a Spanish town] of the new town of New Helvetia, situated on the river Sacramento, one of the branches of the San Francisco. Mr. Sutter is a Swiss, now a citizen of Mexico [California was a Mexican territory at the time], and obtained from the government a large tract of land on which he is establishing a town, having already a fort to protect him from the Indians. All p... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2022 10:06

$187.00
198940

Historic USS Missouri Battleship Japan Surrenders Signing 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374154946234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, Sept. 2, 1945   * Japan officially surrenders * Douglass MacArthur * USS Missouri signing * World War II is over (V-J) The 2-line banner headline reports the official end of World War II with the signing of the surrender document on board the battleship Missouri the following day: "TRUMAN, M'ARTHUR AND NIMITZ BROADCAST SURRENDER SIGNING" with various related subheads. But perhaps most striking is the front page photo of General MacArthur embracing an emaciated General Wainwright, a P.O.W. at the hands of the Japanese for 3 years. Present are 3 complete sections with 34 pages, which may or may not be the complete newspaper. Nice condition.

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Ends July 28, 2022 10:02

$67.00
198555

WORLD WAR II ENDS Japanese Surrenders Quits Celebration PHOTOS 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374123331231

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SECTION G ONLY of the San Francisco Call-Bulletin, Aug. 14, 1945 * Japan surrenders - celebration photos * World War II - WWII comes to an end The front page of this section has three nice photos regarding the surrender of Japan ending World War II with brief text. Four pages, a little right margin wear, generally nice and great for display.

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Ends July 10, 2022 08:09

$33.00
198493

DUTCH HARBOR Alaska Attacks BATTLE OF MIDWAY Prelude World War II 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394107724181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, San Francisco, June 4, 1942. * Dutch Harbor, Alaska * Japanese airplane attack * Battle of Midway eve The front page has a one column heading under: "War Highlights" which reads: "Jap Bombers Strike At Dutch Harbor" (see) Interesting having a WWII report in this famous financial publication. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a a few small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends July 08, 2022 13:45

$52.00
198306

THE MASTERS TOURNAMENT Byron Nelson Wins Golf Major at Augusta GA 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394098060675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, April 5, 1937 * Byron Nelson wins Masters Tournament * Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia The front page of the sport's section (page 21) has a one column heading: "Augusta Golf Won By Nelson". (see) First report coverage on Byron Nelson winning the 1937 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Complete with 30mpages, light toning and some wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends June 30, 2022 15:10

$44.00
198191

Rare MARYSVILLE Yuba County CALIFORNIA Gateway to Gold Old West 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394089527016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, July March 21, 1872 * Rare Old West title In the days of the California Gold Rush, Marysville was a stopping point for riverboats from Sacramento and San Francisco that carried miners on their way to the digging grounds. A sign on the roadside as one enters Marysville carries the slogan: "Gateway to The Gold Fields." At that time it was one of the largest cities in California, named after one of the survivors of the Donner Party tragedy. News of the day plus a great wealth of ads. Complete with 4 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 25, 2022 11:53

$33.00
198007

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394078734624

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE November 17, 1939 * Al 'Scarface" Capone freed from prison * Chicago gangster becomes a free man The front page has a two column heading: "G-Men Guarding Capone, Critically Ill in Hospital". (see) Coverage continues on  page 8 with photo of Capone. Thirty pages, light toning and wear at the margins with some small binding holes along the spine, small library label on the front page, sold as is.

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Ends June 17, 2022 12:17

$52.00
197537

Best SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE California OPENING & Photos 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374036009811

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Nov. 12, 1936 * San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge OPENS * Best publication to be had ? rare as such The front page has a banner photo of this famous bridge with four column headline: "TODAY--Mighty Bridge Opens!; At Last the Dream Comes True" with subheads. Much more inside, loads of text. Great to have in this San Francisco publication. Rare as such. Complete with 40+ pages, light toning and and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp near the top of the front page, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 22, 2022 11:22

$88.00
197481

POST-BATTLE OF MANILA BAY Philippines Admiral George Dewey WIN 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394040507466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CALL, San Francisco, May 8, 1898 * Post-Battle of Manila Bay, Philippines * Admiral George Dewey's victory * Spanish-American War The front page has a nice banner headline: "TROOPS TO LAND IN CUBA TODAY, THE QUEEN READY TO LEAVE SPAIN" with subheads and related illustration. (see) Fourteen pages, a little margin wear, more so along the spine with a few small tape mends a the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 21, 2022 09:25

$48.00
197294

SEABISCUIT Wins San Antonio Handicap Arcadia HORSE RACING Victory 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374019735906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, February 25, 1940 * Seabiscuit wins San Antonio Handicap * Thoroughbred racehorse racing The top of page 3-H has a four column heading: "SEABISCUIT CHARGES TO VICTORY AT SANTA ANITA" with lead-in: "THERE'S STILL LIFE IN THE OLD HORSE, MEN!" (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the San Antonio Handicap in Arcadia, California. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 50+ page Sunday edition, light toning at the margins, A few archival mends on unrelated pages, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 13, 2022 07:49

$78.00
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