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203826

Al Scarface Capone Chicago Gangster Mob Unwanted in Miami FL 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374489443337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1928  * Early Al "Scarface" Capone report  * Not wanted in Miami, Florida The top of page 25 has one column headings: "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. Complete with 52 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 28, 2023 14:56

$48.00
203825

USS S-4 Submarine Sinking U.S. Navy Collision Sinks Disaster 1927 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394440804740

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1927 * USS S-4 (SS-109) submarine sinking The front page has a nice banner headline "LAST OXYGEN BOTTLE EXHAUSTED BY MEN IN SUNKEN S-4; SISTER SHIP PICKS UP A CALL FOR AIR, FOOD AND WATER; WIND AND ICY SEAS BLOCK DIVING AND HAMPER RESCUERS" with many subheads and related photo (see images). Much more on page 2 & 3 with more photos. Complete with 60 pages, light toning a the margins, small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 28, 2023 14:55

$48.00
203800

Casper Holstein Harlem Negro Mobster Racketeer Kidnapping 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394439366742

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1928 * Casper Holstein kidnapping (set free) * Harlem Negro mobster leader The top of page 33 has a one column heading: "NEGRO, BACK HOME, LAUDS KIDNAPPERS" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 64 pages, rag edition, a few small binding slits along the spine, very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Casper Holstein was a prominent New York mobster involved in the Harlem "numbers rackets" during the Harlem Renaissance. He, along with his occasional rival Stephanie St. Clair, was responsible for bringing back illegal gambling to the neighborhood after an eight-year absence following the conviction of Peter H. Matthews in 1915. Holstein... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2023 12:52

$40.00
203754

Robert E. Lee Quit Appomattox Courth House Signing EVE 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374481392187

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1865  * General Robert E. Lee's surrender (day of) * Appomattox Court House signing (eve) * Battle of Sailor's Creek - Farmville, Virginia This issue was published the day before Robert E. Lee surrendered to U.S. Grant which essentially ended the Civil War. Not surprisingly the significant front page headlines report the coming end, with many heads including: "GRANT---LEE" "Progress of the Rout of Lee's Army" "Another Brilliant Victory" "Desperate and Sanguinary Battle Near Burkesville" "Sheridan Attacks the Enemy and Routs Them" "Capture of Six Rebel  Generals" "General Ewell, Custis Lee, Corse, Kershaw, Button, and De Barre Taken Prisoners" "Lee's Army Broken Up" "Full Details of the Victor... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2023 14:41

$175.00
203706

Battle of Stalingrad Nazis Ending 1st Major Defeat 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394434476885

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1943 * Battle of Stalingrad ending * Nazis 1st major loss in WWII * One of the bloodiest battles in history The top of the front page has a five column headline: "NAZIS' STALINGRAD CHIEF CAPTURED, ONE OF LAST 2 POCKETS WIPED OUT" with subheads. Related map on page 2. (see) Coverage on the closing events of the Battle of Stalingrad which was considered the 1st major loss for the Nazis and a major turning point during World War II. Complete with 32 pages, rag edition, light toning on the front page, some residue along the spine from disbinding, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:25

$48.00
203703

Underground Bomb Shelter Nazis Air Raid Panic Stampede Disaster 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394434475293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1943 * Bethnal Green tube station (subway) * London Underground bomb shelter * Nazi air raid panic stampede disaster * World War II - WWII The front page has a two column heading: "Woman Trips, Causing Jam, 178 Die in London Shelter" (see) Complete with 36 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: On 3 March 1943, the British media reported a heavy RAF raid on Berlin on the night of 1/2 March. The air-raid Civil Defence siren sounded at 8:17 p.m., beginning a large and orderly flow of people down the blacked-out staircase from the street. A middle-aged woman and a child fell over, three steps up from the base and others fell around her, tangled in an immovable mass which... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:24

$40.00
203690

John Wanamaker Department Store & Advertising Pioneer Death 1922 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374481070331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 13, 1922 * John Wanamaker death * Department store pioneer The front page has a one column heading: "JOHN WANAMAKER DIES AT AGE OF 84 FROM HEART ATTACK" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of John Wanamaker, father of modern advertising continues inside with a illustration of him. Complete with 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small tear along the top margin, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:10

$44.00
203689

Ruth Ruth New York Yankees Fight w/ Umpire & Fan - Suspension 1922 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394434460600

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1922  * Babe Ruth - New York Yankees * Fight with umpire & fan * Suspension from MLB baseball The front page are a one column heading: "RUTH FINED $200; LOSES CAPTAINCY" with subheads. (see) Nice to have this report in a New York newspaper. Complete in 28 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:09

$52.00
203641

Political Activist Daniel Ellsburg Top Secret Pentagon Papers 1973 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478084339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, Ohio, May 12, 1973 (front leaf only) * Daniel Ellsberg's case is dismissed * Ruling significantly strengthening the 1st Amendment * FRONT LEAF ONLY **** The front leaf has the landmark 1st Amendment upholding dismissal of the Daniel Ellsberg case. The banner headline has: "ELLSBERG CASE IS DISMISSED", with subheads: "'Improper Government Conduct' Judge Charges" and "Gray Told Nixon in July of Suspicions, Probers Say", with a photo showing the jubilant reaction of Daniel Ellsberg and his wife. The case was in regards to Ellsberg's illegal release of the Top Secret Pentagon Papers to the New York Times. Some of the articles are continued on inside pages which are not included, however, the ... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:54

$60.00
203630

Potenji River Harbor Natal Brazil Conference Vargas & FDR 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478059997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1943 * Potenji River Harbor - Natal Conference * Brazil role in World War II discussed * President Getulio Vargas & Franklin D. Roosevelt The top of the front page has a five column headline: "ROOSEVELT, VARGAS AFFIRM AIM TO MAKE ATLANTIC SAFE FOR ALL" with subheads. See below for further information. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: The Potenji River Conference, also known as the Natal Conference, was a meeting that took place on January 28 and 29, 1943 between the President of Brazil, Getúlio Vargas and the President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. On his way back from the Casablanca Conference, the U.S. president paid a vi... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:30

$40.00
203606

William Joyce Lord Haw Haw Fascist Nazis Propaganda Broadcaster 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394432349594

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1945 * William Joyce captured (1st report) * American-born fascist * Lord Haw-Haw - World War II * Nazis propaganda broadcaster Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Lord Haw Haw Seized in Germany; Traitor Wounded by British Officer" (see) Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:06

$48.00
203549

Georgia Abolishes Slavery Free Slaves Reconstruction Era Harvard 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374469784699

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1865  * Harvard University commencement * Georgia no longer a slave state * Post civil war reconstruction era The entire front page features the coverage of "HARVARD" "Culmination of the Grand Commencement" which concludes on the back page. Although the Civil War had not formally concluded, Harvard's Commencement Week, celebrated the end of the Civil War and honored the Harvard alumni who had served and died in it.   A "Commemoration Ode" delivered as part of the ceremonies by James Russell Lowell and printed on the front page, was widely reprinted. Among the notables who spoke was Ralph Waldo Emerson.   Page two reports: "Restoration in Georgia - A Proclamation by Gov. Johnson - ... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2023 11:26

$65.00
203540

Augustus D. Julliard Advancement Of Music Art Bequeath School 1919 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394426424241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1919  * Augustus D. Julliard's will * Advancement of music in the U.S. The front page has an article with a 2 line, 1 col. head: "Gives $5,000,000 to Advance Music" "Will of A. D. Julliard Provides Aid for Worthy Students and for Entertainment" & more continuing inside the issue as well. Funds would ultimately maintain the Institute of Musical Art, later to be renamed in his honor, the famous Julliard School of Music. Complete in 32 pages, light toning, binding indents at the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends February 19, 2023 11:22

$52.00
203467

Yellow Bird Transatlantic Airplane Flight w/ 1st Aerial Stowaway 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394424376173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1929 * "Yellow Bird" transatlantic flight * Arthur Schreiber, 1st airplane stowaway The top of the front page has a five column headline: "FRENCH AIRMEN, FUEL EXHAUSTED, LAND IN SPAIN AFTER BATTLE WITH STORMS; STOWAWAY ON BOARD; PLANE AND CREW READY TO FLY ON TO PARIS TODAY" with subheads, related map and photo of Schreiber. (see) Nice for display. Another related photo and illustration of the airplane are on page 3. Arthur Schreiber was the very 1st documented airplane stowaway. 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 36 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise in v... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:24

$57.00
203465

U.S. Prohibition Coming to an End Beer & Liquor Returning 1933 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394424375553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1933  * Prohibition ends * Beer returns * Legal liquor The front page has a one column heading: "$10,000,000 REVENUE FROM BEER IN A DAY" with subheads. (see) More related articles on page 2. The Cullen-Harrison Act which allowed for the sale of 3.2% beer throughout the nation was passed just 2 days earlier. The full end of Prohibition would come on Dec. 5 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:23

$52.00
203462

Pele Brazilian Soccer Footballer New York Cosmos Team First Game 1975 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374466347734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1975 * Forward Pelé - 1st game w/ American team * New York Cosmos - Brazilian footballer Near the bottom of the front page is a small one column heading: "Pele Draws 21,278" with photo. (see) The top of page 33 has a five column heading: "21,278 See Pele Score and Cosmos Tie" with 3 related photos. I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to save it at the time. Complete with 46 pages, light toning along the central fold, generally very nice.

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:22

$88.00
203461

Berlin Blockade Germany Soviet Union Begins 1st Cold War Crisis 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394424373756

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1948 * Berlin blockade begins - Germany * 1st major crisis of the Cold War * Soviet Union - Russia blocks access Near the bottom of the front page is a to column heading: "Soviet Bloc Urges 4-Power Accord On German Rule, Occupation Ends" (see) Complete with 48 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: The Berlin Blockade (24 June 1948 – 12 May 1949) was one of the first major international crisis of the Cold War. During the multinational occupation of post–World War II Germany, the Soviet Union blocked the Western Allies' railway, road, and canal access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control. The Soviets offered to drop the blockade if the Western Allies withdrew... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:22

$40.00
203458

Explorer Floyd Collins Rescue Attempt Quit in Sand Mammoth Cave 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374466346007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1925  * Floyd Collins rescue attempt abandoned * Sand Cave, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky The top of the front page has a one column heading: "COLLINS LEFT BURIED IN HIS CAVERN TOMB; SIMPLE SERVICE HELD" with subheads. (see) Coverage on cave explorer, Floyd Collins, being trapped in a narrow crawl way within the Sand Cave at the Mammoth Cave system in Kentucky. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning, a few binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:20

$48.00
203457

Battle of Los Angeles False Alarm ? Balloon Incident 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374466345338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 27, 1942  * re. Battle of Los Angeles - Air Raid * Japanese airplane attack ? UFO's ? Here is a report regarding on what is known as the "Battle of Los Angeles". The top of page has a one column heading: "WEST COAST RAIDED, STIMSON CONCEDES" with subheads. (see) This event was a curious incident of World War II, the result of a rumored attack by the Japanese upon the coast of California. It was ultimately a false alarm attributed to a case of "war nerves" likely triggered by a lost weather balloon and exacerbated by stray flares and shell bursts from adjoining batteries. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning, tiny binding holes along the spine, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:20

$40.00
203390

United States Navy Douglas D-558-1 Skystreak Turbojet Unveiling 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374458109029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 6, 1947 * Douglas D-558-1 Skystreak airplane unveiling * United States Navy turbojet research aircraft The top of page 13 has a three column photo with heading: "The New Trans-Sonic Plane Is Displayed By The Navy" and a two column heading: "First Jet Plane to Test Trans-Sonic Speeds Is Unveiled by Navy and Douglas Company" (see) Complete with 48 pages, rag edition edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: The Douglas Skystreak (D-558-1) was an American single-engine jet research aircraft of the 1940s. It was designed in 1945 by the Douglas Aircraft Company for the U.S. Navy Bureau of Aeronautics, in conjunction with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). The Skystreaks w... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2023 08:21

$42.00
203355

Nuremberg Rally of Greater Germany Annexation of Austria Hitler 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374456139810

Lest we forget... 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: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1938 * Nuremberg Rally - 10th Party Congress opens * "Rally of Greater Germany" - annexation of Austria The front page has a two column heading: "Nazi Victory in Austria Stressed As Nuremberg Congress Opens" with subhead. (see) First report coverage inside with photo of Adolph Hitler. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of t... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2023 08:59

$42.00
203354

Anschluss Adolph Hitler Germany Nazis Enter Austria Annexation 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394417740818

Lest we forget... 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: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 4 only, March 13, 1938 * Anschluss - annexation * Germans enters Austria * Adolph Hitler takes over The front page of this section has a heading: "Under The Feet Of German Troops The Map Of Europe Changes" with subheads, related photo and maps. (see) Complete section 4 only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2023 08:59

$40.00
203353

America Mainland Japanese Submarine I-17 California Attack 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374456138596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 24, 1942  * Attack on California coast * Ellwood oil field shelling * Japanese submarine I-17 The front page banner headline proclaims: "SUBMARINE SHELLS CALIFORNIA OIL PLANT" with subheads. (see) This historic shelling only caused minor damage to the oil field—a pump house and a single oil derrick were destroyed—but its implications were severe. The bombardment at Ellwood was the first shelling of the mainland United States during World War II, and it sparked an invasion panic among an American populace not used dealing with war on the home front. A day later, reports of enemy aircraft led to the so-called “Battle of Los Angeles,” in which American artillery was discharged over Los Angeles f... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2023 08:58

$62.00
203350

Mauch Chunk Pennsylvania Coal Regions - Henry Wirz Trial Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374456136266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1865 * Mauch Chunk - coal regions * Henry Wirz - Andersonville trial Pages 2 and 3 contain an unusually lengthy article on small mining towns in north eastern Pennsylvania, with articles headed: "The Coal Regions--Mines at Jeddo, Ebervale, Harleigh, Minersville..." "Hazletown [Hazleton] and Its Surroundings...Mount Pleasant, Stockton, Ashburton...""Scenery in & Around Mauch Chunk--Its Industry--An Exciting Ride up Mount Pisgah & over the Switchback--The Burning Mountain..." with more. All this text takes nearly four full columns. The ftpg. has reports on the: "Close of Testimony in the Wirz Trial" "More Dispute About the Rights of Counsel" and more. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2023 08:57

$28.00
203343

Death of Thomas Garrigue Masaryk 1st Czechoslovakia President 1937 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374456128752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 14, 1937 * Thomas Garrigue Masaryk death (1st report) * Czechoslovakia founder & 1st President The front page has a one column heading: "MASARYK IS DEAD; FOUNDED A NATION" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 23 with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this famous New York City publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were ... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2023 08:50

$48.00
203321

Superman Comic Hero Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Debut Balloon 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374455877467

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov.19, 1940  * Superman debut in New York City * Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade * Great item for Superman collectors One column headlines on page 30: " SUPERMAN TO STRUT OVER MACY PARADE", "Genie Emerging From Arabian Nights Bottle Also to Be Seen in Event Thursday". This was to be the debut of Superman and till this day is still considered the largest balloon ever to be part of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This is one of the earliest mentions of this famous super hero. Great to have in this famous New York City title, home of the parade. Complete in 48 pages, light browning with little spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends February 12, 2023 07:24

$98.00
203319

Great Stock Market Wall Street New York City 10,000 Milestone 1999 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394417591808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1999  * Stock Market hits 10,000 for 1st time ever As opposed to the negative reports which make stock market headlines collectible, here is a significant upbeat headline, and great to have it in the N.Y. Times. At the top of the 2nd column is: "DOW FINISHES DAY OVER 10,000 MARK FOR THE FIRST TIME" With subheads: "Rises 1.9% to Set Record" "Doubles in Less Than 4 Year--Analysts Also Point to Some Unsettling Signs" with the text carrying over to page C12 where is found a near banner head: "Dow Rises 184.54 to Finish the Day Over 10,000 for the First Time" accompanied by a huge graph of its history since the late 1800's. The complete issue with all 4 sections (82 pages), very nice cond... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2023 07:23

$87.00
203317

Yanceyville NC North Carolina African American Leering Girl Case 1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374455856363

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1952 * Convicted of "Leering" from a distance * Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina * President Eisenhower's "Crusade of Freedom" speech The front page has: "Negro in North Carolina Convicted Of Assault by 'Leer' at White Girl", which continues on page 21. It tells of sharecropper Mack Ingram's conviction of assaulting a white woman by leering at her from 60 feet. The trial became the subject of much Communist propaganda. The details are worth reading. Page 13 has the entire text of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's third "Crusade of Freedom Speech" - a speech given just a few days after being elected President. Fifty-Six pages, rag edition, a bit rough on the left spine, but in... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2023 07:21

$48.00
203308

Overton Mine Explosion Birmingham Alabama Fuel and Iron Company 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394416755140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1925 * Birmingham, Alabama (1st report) * Overton Mine No. 2 explosion disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "61 MINERS KILLED BY GAS EXPLOSION IN ALABAMA SLOPE" with subheads. (see) Complete with 48 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 11, 2023 15:13

$48.00
203305

Nevada Gambling Legalized Reno Gaming & Las Vegas on the Horizon 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374454601332

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 21, 1931 * Gambling becomes legal in Nevada (1st report) * Reno NV gaming begins (historic) * Las Vegas would follow Page 3 has one column headings: "'OLD WEST' RETURNS IN NEVADA GAMBLING" "Legalized Gaming Places in Reno Are Thronged From an Early Hour" "DOZENS CATER TO WOMEN" "Mayor Roberts, Survivor of the Old Days, Must Be 'On the Square'" See images for text here. A historic and first report on the legalization of gambling that would lead to the business boom of the famous Las Vegas Strip. I suspect this would be one of the few publications to report this event as other titles in our inventory did not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the r... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2023 15:12

$78.00
203301

Zoot Suit Riots Los Angeles California Beginning 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394416752065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1943 * Zoot Suit Riots * Los Angeles, CA * World War II Near the bottom of page 15 is a two column heading: "28 Zoot Suiters Seizedon Coast After Clashes With Service Men".  Coverage near the beginning of the "Zoot Suit Riots" in Los Angeles, California. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Thirty pages, light toning minor wear at the margins, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2023 15:10

$57.00
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
203238

Locklock Cave Nevada Mark Harringtn Prehistoric Indians Tribe 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394413708560

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1929 * Lovelock Cave - Churchill County, Nevada * Bat - Horseshoe - Sunset Guano cave * Mark Raymond Harrington * Prehistoric Indian tribe discovery The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Relics of Prehistoric Indians of 1000 B.C. Are Found in Cavern in Nevada Mountains" (see) Complete with 52 pages, light toning, some wear along the blank spine from disbinding, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:24

$48.00
203232

Very Early Lou Gehrig Brooklyn High School Baseball Star 1920 old NYC Newspaer


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374450452409

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1920  * Very early Lou Gehrig * Brooklyn High School star A very significant issue for any Lou Gehrig collector as this newspaper contains the very first  mention of Lou Gehrig for his baseball prowess (one earlier mention was for football) in this venerable newspaper. Page 17 contains a rather short report headed: "Title For Commerce Nine" "Defeats commercial of Brooklyn, 6 to 5, for City Championship" with the report mentioning: "Gehrig was the batting star in the Commerce success, crashing out a brace of doubles in three trips to the plate. The third time he faced Vought, Gehrig drew a pass...". Keep in mind that Lou Gehrig was 16 years old at the time of the game; the date of this newsp... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:21

$200.00
203785

Kanawha Valley Harper's Ferry Rebels Northern Invasion 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394439203073

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 14, 1862 * Kanawha Valley Campaign of 1862 * Battle of Harper's Ferry West Virginia * Confederate invasion of the North Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Invasion Of Maryland" "Rumors of a Heavy Battle Below Hagerstown" 'Jackson Supposed to be Engaged with The National Forces at Martinsburg" "Fighting at Harper's Ferry" "Repulse of the Rebel Gen. Losing with Great Slaughter" and more.  Much fine reporting on the back page as well. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2023 09:51

$24.99
203148

1933 Griffith Park Los Angeles California Firefighters Deaths Disaster Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374443270783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1933 * Griffith Park fire * Firefighters disaster * Los Angeles, California The front page has a one column heading: "33 TRAPPED MEN DIE IN BRUSH FIRE" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 46 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends February 05, 2023 08:13

$40.00
203146

Bob Feller Cleveland Indians Record 18 Strikeouts MLB Baseball 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374443270292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Mass., October 3, 1938 * Bob Feller 18 strikeouts (record at the time) * Cleveland Indians - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 18) has a one column heading: "FELLER SETS MARK BY STRIKING OUT 18" with subhead and box scores. (see) First report coverage on Bob Feller breaking the MLB baseball record for most strikeouts for a single game at the time. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 05, 2023 08:12

$42.00
203142

Tommy Dorsey Jazz Trombonist Composer Big Band Bandleader Death 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394408275256

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 27, 1956 * Tommy Dorsey's bizarre death * Big Band bandleader - trombonist Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Tommy Dorsey Chokes to Death On Food While Asleep in Home" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Tommy Dorsey, American jazz trombonist, composer and bandleader of the Big Band era. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 76 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 05, 2023 08:10

$65.00
203140

G. I. Bill of Rights World War II Veterans Benefits Signed by FDR 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394408274414

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1944  * G. I. Bill of Rights is signed * Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR * World War II veteran benefits  The front page has a one column heading: "ROOSEVELT SIGNS 'G.I. BILL OF RIGHTS'" with subhead. Continues on the back page (pg. 32) with photo of the signing by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II and the aftermath of D-Day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On June 22, 1944, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed into law one of the most significant pieces of legislation ever produced by the United States government: the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, co... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2023 08:09

$60.00
203137

Mahatma Gandhi & Sarojini Naidu Photo - Lord Irwin London Meeting 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394408269634

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1931 * Second Round Table Conference * re. Gandhi-Irwin Pact - London * Mahatma Gandhi & Lord Irwin * w/ Sarojini Naidu photo Page 22 has a two column photo with heading: "Gandhi's Formal Robes For Call On His Emperor" with article. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 05, 2023 08:06

$45.00
203132

New Deal Franklin D. Roosevelt Great Depression Senate Elections 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374443262213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 7, 1934 * United States House of Representatives elections * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR & the New Deal The front page has a nice banner headline: "NEW DEAL SCORES NATION-WIDE VICTORY..." with many subheads. Much more on the following pages. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 05, 2023 08:03

$42.00
203108

1938 Nazis Germany Annexation Occupation of Sudetenland Czechoslovakia Photos


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394406183694

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE PICTURE SECTION only of the New York Times, October 16, 1938  * German annexation of Sudetenland begins  * Adolph Hitler greeted at  Eger, Czechoslovakia  The front page has five related photos with heading: "The German Armies March Into Czechoslovakia" (see) Complete rotogravure section only with 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2023 15:24

$38.00
203098

EPR Paradox Albert Einstein Quantum Mechanics Physics Theory 1935 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394406177965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1935 * Albert Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox * EPR - Quantum Mechanics Physics Theory * Samuel Reshevsky defeats Jose Capablanca & more * Polish chess prodigy vs. Cuban chess grandmaster The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN ATTACKS QUANTUM THEORY" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 9) has a two column heading: "Reshevsky, New York Chess Star, Is Victor in English Tournament" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Complete with 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2023 15:16

$62.00
203775

New York Yankees Joe DiMaggio Era Wins AL Baseball Pennant Flag 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394435725539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1938 * New York Yankees wins AL pennant * Lou Gehrig & Joe DiMaggio era * MLB baseball - best publication to be had The sport's section (page 23) has a five column headline announcing: "Yanks Clinch Tenth American League Pennant" with subheads that include: "TWO RECORDS MADE AS YANKS WIN FLAG" and more with box scores and photo of Joe McCarthy. Yankees would go on and win the World Series as well. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Complete with 38 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2023 13:01

$39.99
203759

Richard E. Byrd 1st Flight to South Pole Ford Ranges Antarctica 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394435469438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1929. * Richard E. Byrd Antarctica Expedition * First to reach South Pole - Little America * Ford Mountain Ranges discovered (1st report) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "BYRD FINDS GREAT NEW MOUNTAIN RANGE IN FLIGHT EAST FROM LITTLE AMERICA; SEEKS TO SOLVE MYSTERIES IN THAT AREA" with subheads. (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 56 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2023 08:15

$39.99
203757

Lateran Treaty Ratification w/ Vatican City & Pope as Independent 1929 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394435441125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1929 * Ratification of the Lateran Treaty * Vatican City becomes it's own state * Benito Mussolini and the Holy See The front page has a one column heading: "POPE BECOMES RULER OF A STATE AGAIN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the creation of the state of the Vatican City which guaranteed full and independent sovereignty. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, minor irregularity along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2023 07:46

$34.99
203733

Jewish Holocaust Poland Warsaw Jews Nazis Atrocities Murder 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374481379257

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1943 * Jewish Holocaust coming to light * Nazi-occupied Warsaw, Poland * Mention of the Palmiry massacres The top of page 37 has a one column heading: "TYRANNY OF NAZIS IN WARSAW SHOWN" with subheads. (see) See photos for coverage on the ongoing atrocities in Nazi-occupied Poland where extermination of the Jewish population was most prevalent. Rare to find such reports in newspapers at this time as the reality of the holocaust was just being realized. What better evidence to confirm of what really happened then having a firsthand account from the day it was first reported. Complete with 52 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2023 14:28

$39.99
203731

John Galsworthy Nobel Prize English Novelist & Playwright Death 1933 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394434662522

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1933 * John Galsworthy death (1st report) * English novelist and playwright * Nobel Prize in Literature winner The top of page 17  has a one column heading: "GALSWORTHY DIES AFTER LONG ILLNESS" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2023 13:51

$36.99
203726

President Abraham Lincoln Pardon for Deserters Proclamation Civil War 1863 News


eBay Auction Item # 394434595491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Proclamation for deserters  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Important From New Orleans" "Gen. Banks About to Commence His Forward Movement' "Important To Deserters" "A Proclamation by the President' "An Amnesty to Deserters who Will Return Before the 1st of April" "A Morning to Those who Promote Desertions".  Following the latter is: "A Proclamation" which is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Much more on the war as well. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2023 12:29

$49.99
203723

New York Times Win World Series Game 4 Champions vs. Chicago Cubs 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394434578640

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., October 10, 1938 * New York Yankees are champions * Joe DiMaggio & Lou Gehrig era * World Series of baseball (game 4) Page 14 has a one column heading: "Yankees Clean Up Cubs In 4 Straight" with subheads and box scores. (see) Complete with 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2023 12:10

$39.99
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