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175709

CHICAGO BLACK SOX World Series of Baseball Plot SCANDAL 1921 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468409637

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1921 * Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal * Baseball World Series fix trial begins The front page has reporting concerning the infamous "Black Sox" baseball scandal, with a one column heading at the top: "BURNS TELLS STORY OF PLOT TO THROW 1919 WORLD SERIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy a\rticle continues on page 3. Complete in 32 pages, light even toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 06:37

$78.00
174811

MORMONS PRISONERS Troubles In MISSOURI War 1839 Baltimore Maryland MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740420181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 2, 1839 * Missouri Mormon Troubles Inside has an article headed: "The Mormon Affair" which includes: "...the senate passed on the 3rd upon the joint resolutions of the Mo. Legislature, 'The first resolution'...declares that it is inexpedient at this time to prosecute the investigation into the cause of the Mormon disturbances and the conduct of the military in suppressing them. The second, that none of the documents or evidence accompanying the governor's message ought to be published with the sanction of the legislature. The third, that a committee should be appointed to consist of members of both branches, to be vested with power to investigate the whole matter and rep... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:59

$50.00
174388

FORD'S THEATRE Government to Buy ? & Andersonville Prison Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726192087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865 * Government to buy Ford's Theater ? * Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score. Page 4 has: "Justice Upon the Murderers of the Prisoners" begins: "The assassins of the President disposed of, the government will next take in hand the ruffians who tortured to death thousands of Union prisoners..." meaning Wirz & others from the Andersonville prison. This takes over a full column. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:31

$40.00
174295

CHAPPAQUIDDICK ACCIDENT Mary Jo Kopechne & Senator Ted Kennedy 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392354602587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, July 25, 1969 * Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne * Chappaquiddick Island incident The front page has a six column headline: "KENNEDY FACES TRIAL, POSSIBLE PRISON TERM" with subhead. (see) Nice to have coverage from a Massachusetts publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with reporting on the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Complete with all 44 pages, minor right margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:32

$55.00
174265

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Trial Begins & Alvin Karpis Gang 1935 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721128818

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1935 * Dutch Schultz trial begins * Bandit Alvin Karpis The front page has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ IS JAILED AS HIS TRIAL BEGINS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the start of Arthur 'Dutch Schultz' Flegenheimer's trial for income tax evasion. Text continues on page 2 with photo of Schultz. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Also a two column heading near the bottom of the front page: "'Karpis' Gang Battles Through 4 States; Fights Nebraska Police, Abducts Kansan" Coverage on Alvin Karpis and his gang battling with police and more. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pag... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:37

$48.00
174065

Best O. J. SIMPSON Ordered to Stand Trial for MURDERS 1995 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372708320099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 9, 1994 * O. J. Simpson murder case * Judge orders him to stand trial * Best title to be had ? The top of the ftpg. has a headline: "Judge Cites 'Ample Evidence,' Orders Simpson to Stand Trial" with color photo. Much more on pages 18 & 19. The complete first section only with pages 1-24 of a 184 page newspaper, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2019 14:59

$75.00
173683

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Pre Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693763620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Fights to reverse execution sentence Half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed & overturned. Eight pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:25

$32.00
173196

Outlaws DICK LIDDIL Pardon ? & Frank James Trial Jesse Gang 1884 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302413007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Feb. 4, 1884 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Dick Liddil pardon ? Page 2 has a great article on the notorious outlaw Dick Liddil with column heads: "DICK LIDDELL" "A Pardon Denied the Late Bandit by Governor Crittenden" "Effect of the Executive's Action on the Frank James Trial--Incompetency of Liddell's Testimony in the Case...". Liddill was one of the last surviving member of the notorious James-Younger Gang of outlaws. Also on pg. 2: "Davy Crockett' 'How the Big-Hearted Pioneer Earned His Credentials". Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:34

$39.00
173152

MARY TODD LINCOLN President Abraham Widow Declared INSANE 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676681892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1875 * Mary Todd Lincoln INSANE * President Abraham's wife The front page has one column headings: "Mrs. Abraham Lincoln" "Trial Of The Question Of Her Sanity In Chicago--A Verdict That She Is Insane Rendered" See image for text here. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 23, 2019 07:28

$78.00
172594

SMITH ACT TRIALS Communists Party of USA Socialsts GUILTY Verdict 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372661493137

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1949 * Smith Act trials of Communist Party leaders * Socialists - socialism - guilty verdict (1st report) The top of the front page has five column headline on the Smith Act trials of Communist party leaders, with: "11 COMMUNISTS CONVICTED OF PLOT; MEDINA TO SENTENCE THEM FRIDAY; 6 OF COUNSEL JAILED IN CONTEMPT" with various related subheads & a photo as well (see). Much more on the following pages. This issue reports the first of several trials, one of the lengthiest trials in American history. The defendants were accused of violating the Smith Act, a statute which imposed penalties on those who advocated violent overthrow of the government (see hyperlink for more). A landmark case on Commu... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2019 15:29

$57.00
172459

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657290157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of a front page column has heads on the famous Scopes "monkey" trial in Dayton, Tenn.: "DAYTON FORTIFIED AGAINST LAST SHOCK OF DARROW ATTACK" with subheads: "Fundamentalists Brace Themselves for Salvo of Scientists & Final Arguments" "Rival Chiefs Off For Day" "Darrow Lectures on Tolstoy at Chattanooga--Bryan at Pikeville Lauds State's Culture" "Defense Expects To Lose" "Appeal on Three Grounds is Ready for Filing--Scopes Would Go Back to Collebe for More Science". The text takes most of a column and continues on page 2. Complete in 32 pages, a few minor margin tears, generally nice conditio... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:46

$38.00
172405

BLACK SOX SCANDAL World Series w/ Jewish Gamblers Indictments 1921 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372655146809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, March 26, 1921 * Chicago Black Sox World Series scandal indictments * Jewish Gamblers Carl Zork and Benjamin Franklin The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WHITE SOX REINDICTED IN BASEBALL SCANDAL; 18 MEN TO FACE TRIAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the indictments of the master minds of the 1919 Black Sox World Series scandal. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 18, 2019 15:13

$47.00
172124

HINDENBURG Airship Zeppelin & Mobster Crime Boss LUCKY LUCIANO 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648214627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1936 * Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin - airship * Returns home after 1st American visit * Mobster - crime boss Lucky Luciano trial The front page has a column heading: "HINDENBURG HOME AFTER RECORD TRIP" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with related map. Another one column heading on the front page reads: "VICE RING 'SEIZURE' IS LAID TO LUCANIA" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:46

$40.00
171920

TRIAL OF ASSASSINS Abraham Lincoln & Jefferson David Indictment 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392267500378

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators * Jefferson Davis indictment for treason Among the ftpg. column heads are: "INDICTMENT OF DAVIS" "The Arch-Traitor to be Tried for Treason" "His Offence the Levying of War on Fort Stevens" "Davis to be Tried in the City of Washington" and: "TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Sanders Heard to Say that Booth was Bossing the Job" "That Job was to Assassinate Lincoln On or Before Inauguration Day" "More About the Treatment of Union Prisoners in the South" and more. Eight pages, very light damp stain at the top, never bound nor trimmed, very nice.

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:03

$44.00
171758

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin Missouri END 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264050806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Sept. 2, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin trial ending Page 4 has most of a column headed: "NEARING THE END" "Th Trial of Frank James at Gallatin Drawing to a Close" "Testimony All In and Arguments to Begin Monday" "The Court's Order Concerning Instructions t the Jury--Mrs. Hite's Toilet on the Witness Stand". This is coverage of Frank James murder/robbery trial. He would be acquitted. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:28

$37.00
171554

HUEY LONG Paul N. Cyr Succession Dispute & Al 'Scarface' Capone 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259244426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1931 * Huey 'The Kingfish" Long & Paul N. Cyr * Louisiana governor succession dispute * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial The front page has a one column heading: "HUEY LONG DEFEATS COUP D-ETAT BY CYR" with subheads. (see) Page 4 has a one column heading: "PROSECUTION RESTS IN CAPONE TRIAL" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial with transcripts. 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 subscript... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:26

$39.00
171462

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron Tax Evasion Acquittal 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372625573216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer acquitted * Jewish-American gangster tax evasion trial The top of the front page has two column headline: "SHULTZ IS FREED; JUDGE EXCORIATES JURY OF FARMERS" with a subheads. (see) Lengthy first report continues inside. 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 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:31

$44.00
171381

Aviator HOWARD HUGHES Pan Am Trials Military Contracts AVIATION 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372621385783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 8, 1947 * Aviator Howard Hughes * Pan Am airlines - TWA The front page has a six column heading: "End Hughes-Brewster Feud; Quiz to Go On" with subheads. Related photo on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 06, 2019 16:39

$42.00
170634

LYNCHING OF WILLIE EARLE Greenville SC South Carolina Lynched MOB 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597455559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1947 * Lynching of Willie Earle * Greenville, South Carolina The top of page 16 has a one column heading: "UNMASKED MOB LYNCHES [BLACK] HOLDUP SUSPECT" with subhead and small related map. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Willie Earle at Greenville, South Carolina. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The lynching of Willie Earle took place in Greenville, South Carolina on February 16, 1947 when Willie Earle, a 24-year-old black man, was arrested, taken from his jail cell and murdered. It is considered the last racially motivated lynching to ... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:33

$44.00
170499

MASAHARU HOMMA Bataan Death March Japanese General TRIAL Begins 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392231841746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 3, 1946 * General Masaharu Homma * Bataan Death March trial * Japanese Army leader The front page has a great banner headline: "OPEN TRIAL OF GEN. HOMMA" with subhead and small photo. (see) Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Masaharu Homma was a lieutenant general in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. Homma commanded the Japanese 14th Army, which invaded the Philippines and perpetrated the Bataan Death March. After the war, Homma was convicted of war crimes relating to the actions of troops under his direct command and executed by firing squad... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2019 15:37

$47.00
170370

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal Trial WEIRD ACTS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372584371709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1935 * Albert H. Fish trial - creepy acts * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "FISH'S WEIRD ACTS TOLD BY CHILDREN" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally and didn't become infamous until after the fact. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2019 15:21

$52.00
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
169986

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392216314684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of a front page column reports on the historic & controversial Scopes "monkey" trial with: "SCOPES FAILS TO GET FEDERAL INJUNCTION; STATE TRIAL FRIDAY" and subheads: "Judge Gore Rules Tennessee Officers Are Acting in the Only Way they Are Authorized" "Two Petitions Presented" "Teacher Charges Violation of Liberty--Parent Asserts Right to Educate His Children" "Darrow Says He Fears the State Court May Limit the Case to Whether Law Was Violated". The detailed report takes nearly a full column and continues on page 20. Complete in 44 pages, a bit irregular at the sine from disbinding, generally... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:48

$46.00
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
169869

18th Century FOLDOUT MAP of Toulan France - Germany - Netherlands 1747 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564703555

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1747 * Foldout map of France Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled in the cartouche: "FRANCE With Its Acquired Territories In Germany, and the Netherlands...". This map shows considerable detail including a close-up view of the harbor & town of Toulon. The map also shows the southern portion of England and just a bit of Corsica, Spain, and Ireland. This map folds out to measure 11 1/8 by 10 inches, some light toning, a bit of chipping at margins but nothing affected at or inside the border. Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Directions to Make Cyder Exceeding French Wine" "Recipe to Present Sea Sickness" "... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:36

$119.00
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
169480

VICTORIA WOODHULL & Tennessee Celeste Claflin LIBEL SUIT CASE 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392198193763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1874 * Victoria Woodhull * Tennessee Celeste Claflin The back page has: "The Woodhull & Claflin Case" "The Challis Libel Suit Commenced--Two Jurors Obtained" takes close to have a column & begins: "The long-ending trial of Victoria C. Woodhull, Tennie C. Claflin, and Col. James H. Blood, charged with libeling Luther C. Challis in 'Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly" of the 2nd of November, 1872, was commenced yesterday..." with much more. Complete in 8 pages, lightly toned & browned at the margins, partially loose at the spine, 3 small binding holes near the spine. Somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends January 20, 2019 12:45

$44.00
169320

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz Trial w/ PRINT 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539734781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 14, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The front page features a print headed: "Werze, The Andersonville Demon", being the infamous Henry Wirz, the warden of the Andersonville prison camp who supervised the horrible treatment of Yankee prisoners. He would be found guilty & was executed, one of only two people convicted for war crimes during the American Civil War. Quite rare to find a period portrait of him in a newspaper. Various ftpg. column heads relating to the Civil War. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, wear at the fold & margins, generally good.

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:35

$67.00
168412

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Gangster BOOTLEGGING Prohibition Trial Ends 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392173751973

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 8, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond * Irish American gangster * Bootlegging trial ends The front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND CASE GOES TO THE JURY TODAY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 14. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 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 ... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2018 07:03

$40.00
168320

Hollywood ACTRESS MAE WEST Declared Married to Frank Wallace 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172079337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1937 * Actress Mae West * Frank Wallace marriage The front page has a one column heading: "Court Decides Mae West Is Mrs. Wallace" with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete 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. wikipedia notes: Mae West was married on April 11, 1911 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Frank Szatkus, whose stage name was Frank Wallace, a fellow vaudevillian whom she met in 1909. She was 17. She kept the marriage a secret, but a filing clerk discovered the mar... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:39

$40.00
168317

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO NOT GUILTY 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172078727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES Sept. 7, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James found not guilty * Jesse James gang - Gallatin, Missouri trial A full column on the ftpg. & a full column on pg. 2 are headed: "FRANK JAMES ACQUITTED" "He Asks To Be Allowed to Lead A Peaceful Life" "An Outline of Some of the Daring Crimes in Which He & His Companions Have Taken Part". Not only is this an historic report of the acquittal but the lengthy & detailed article has much on the infamous career of the James Gang. Eight pages, 4 binding holes at the blank spine, partially lose at the spine, a bit fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:37

$65.00
168247

GEORGE 'BUGS' MORAN Chicago Prohibition Era Gangster TRIAL Begins 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372495998626

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 10, 1930 * George 'Bugs' Moran trial begins * Chicago Prohibition Gangster The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "MORAN'S CRIMES TOLD TO JURY S TRIAL BEGINS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the beginning of George 'Bugs' Moran's trial for vagrancy. Probably only found in a Chicago publication. Rare as such. Complete with all 38 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 December 08, 2018 15:45

$52.00
168201

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Loads of Testimony 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392168795859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 4, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Jr. Baby Kidnapping Trial * Mother and father take the stand * Loads of court testimony The front page has a nice banner headline: "JURY HEARS LINDBERGH STORY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Much more on pages 8 & 9 with court testimony and a related photo. Loads of text here. Complete with all 36 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 December 07, 2018 15:50

$62.00
167977

LEO VINCENT BROTHERS Jake Lingle Murder Trial GUILTY 1931 Chicago Trib Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392163083572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1931 * Leo Vincent Brothers found guilty * Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle murder * Best title to be had - very rare as such * Exploited by Al 'Scarface' Capone ? The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIND LEO BROTHERS GUILTY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with a few related photos 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 dramatic, ... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:38

$77.00
167846

Very Rare & Early Printer JOHN PETER ZENGER New York City 1734 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392157046411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-YORK WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 21, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers to be had This is the very rare & early newspaper printed by John Peter Zenger who, just 8 months earlier was arrested for the critical comments he made in his newspaper about a decision made by the British Governor of New York, William Cosby. The result was a famous libel case in which Zenger was acquitted, the argument being that he had printed the truth and that truth is not libelous. It was--and still is--considered a landmark decision in establishing freedom of the press in America. Governor Cosby would soon order that copies of Zenger's "Journal" be: "...burned by the hands of the common hangman...". The front page begins with a lengthy... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:22

$5,850.00
167827

WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN Scopes Monkey Trial Attorney Fame DEATH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372480974885

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1925 * William Jennings Bryan death * Scopes Monkey Evolution Trial fame The top of the front page has a three column headline: "BRYAN WILL BE BURIED IN ARLINGTON AFTER SIMPLE RITES IN CAPITAL FRIDAY; MOURNING DAYTON WILL VIEW BODY TODAY" with many 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 44 pages, light toning with a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends November 24, 2018 06:23

$46.00
167644

GRACE FORTESCUE TRIAL Joseph Kahahawai Murder Thalia Massie Rape 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392150117003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1932 * Grace Fortescue trial * Joseph Kahahawai murder * Thalia Massie rape ? * Honolulu, Hawaii The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "DARROW BARS MOVE TO EXAMINE MASSIE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the trial of Grace Fortescue for the murder of Joseph Kahahawai, a innocent man charged with the rape of her daughter, Thalia Massie. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2018 14:53

$37.00
167545

John SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL Evolution Begins Dayton TN BRYAN Darrow 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392148590335

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, July 15, 1925 * Scopes Monkey Trial beginning * Dayton, Tennessee * William Jennings Bryan * Clarence Darrow The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SCOPES DEFENSE WINS PARTIAL VICTORY OVER OPENING COURT PRAYER" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning and a little wear along the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 14, 2018 13:30

$39.00
167040

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392132104139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, April 2, 1875 * Henry Ward Beecher * Elizabeth Tilton * Adultery trial * Victoria Woodhull This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "HIS CHANCE" "Plymouth's Great Paster Takes the Stand" "The Most Remarkable Scene of the Famous Trial" and more. Text takes up four columns of the front page and over three more columns inside. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2018 15:32

$34.00
166677

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER Famous Wooden Gun Escape CROWN POINT JAIL 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440924540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1934 * Bank robber John Dillinger * Crown Point, Indiana Jail * Famous wooden gun escape told The back page has an article headed: "Dillinger's Escape Described At Trial" "Warden Testifies About 'Toy Gun' as Deputy Is Accused of Aiding Outlaw". (see) This was one of the most famous escapes from a high security jail in United States history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: On March 3, 1934, Dillinger escaped from the "escape-proof" (as it was dubbed by local authorities at the time) Crown Point, Indiana county jail which was guarded by many police and national guardsmen. ... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:22

$38.00
166429

Rare SALEM WITCHES TRIALS 17th Century Book Advertisement 1693 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372432625356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 11, 1693 * Rare Salem witch trials advertisement * Very early and rare 17th century title The back page has an advertisement for the book "The Second Edition of the late TRYALS of several WITCHES in New-England. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour." (see) This is the only periodical we have ever seen with any reference to the famous witch trials at Salem, Massachusetts, as the London Gazette made no mention of the trials or the executions A very uncommon item and the only period mention of this very notable event in American history. Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, minor damp stain a... See More  

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Ends October 10, 2018 13:57

$345.00
166149

LEE BIBLE Race Car Driver Land Speed Record Ormond Beach KILLED 1929 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111767605

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass., March 14 & 15, 1929 * Race car driver Lee Bible killed * Land speed record attempt * Ormond Beach, Florida The sport's section (page 4) of the 14th issue has a one column heading: "Tragedy Again Mars Daytona Speed Trials" with subhead: "Lee Bible, Driver, and Pathe Camerman Killed. (see) You also get the March 15 issue which has a small photo on the front page with caption: "His Last Photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Each issue is complete with 16 pages each, light toning at the margins, s few biding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:29

$44.00
165488

Jewish LEO FRANK Found Guilty Mary Phagan Atlanta Ga MURDER Case 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372383092678

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, Aug. 26, 1913 * Leo Frank found guilty * Mary Phagan murder case The top of the third column has heads on the famous Leo Frank murder trial, a sensation at the time which would become a made-for-TV movie in the 1990's. "LEO FRANK GUILTY OF MURDER OF GIRL" "Superintendent of Atlanta Pencil Factory Unmoved" "Crowd Cheers Verdict" "Mounted Police Disperse Manifestants Outside Court" "Frank's Wife Collapses" and more subheads. The case had strong anti-Semitic overtones as Frank was Jewish. Before his sentence could be carried out Leo Frank was abducted and hanged by a lynch mob. Today, the consensus of researchers on the subject holds that Frank wa... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2018 15:15

$63.00
165049

Rare COLUMBUS OHIO Post Civil War Henry Wirz & Jefferson Davis 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080125275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1865 * Henry Wirz trial * Jefferson Davis From shortly after the end of the Civil War but still with war-related reports including: "Returned Soldiers" "The Real Abolition Platform of Ohio" "Mustering Out Negro Troops" "The Wirz Trial" "Trouble Brewing in the Abolition Camp" "Jefferson Davis" "An Interview With the President" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:45

$28.00
164968

Gangster BUGSY SIEGEL Murder Inc. Harry Greenberg ASSASSINATION 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358996623

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, November 25, 1939 * Gangster Benjamin Bugsy Siegel * Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg murder Page 8 has a one column heading: "Gangland Victim Linked to Lepke" with subhead. (see) First report coverage of the murder of gangster Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg by Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel and a few others. Of course Siegel is not mentioned in the report because they didn't know who committed the murder at the time. A key event in Siegel's crime career prior to his Las Vegas venture. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In November of 1939, Siegel, Whitey ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:12

$40.00
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
164887

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON ENGLAND 1739 Old Original British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076100478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 28, 1746 The ftpg. has a brief item relating to the Jacobite Rebellion (see). More on this on pg. 4 in a letter from Carlisle noting in part: "There are in this place 350 rebel prisoners & it is agreed that every 20th man of the common men shall take his trial...The Grand Jury have found 125 bills against the Rebel prisoners..." with more. The bkpg. also has a letter from Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, present-day Canada, followed by a letter from Newport, Rhode Island (see). Pages 2 & 3 are taken up with ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:18

$38.00
164091

1950 Israeli Knesset Proclaims Jerusalem as its Capital - Newspaper (Boston)


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313897471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, MA, January 26, 1950 Although it flew under the radar, on January 23, 1950 Israel's Knesset (Parliament) declared Jerusalem to be the capital of the State of Israel by a overwhelming 60-2 vote. The declaration made their stance effective back to 1948 - when Israel Statehood was enacted. Many newspapers did not report this event, but the lack of reporting does not diminish its significance. Page 2 of this issue has, under the heading, "Jerusalem Listed As Israeli Capital," details concerning this historic vote (see images). Another inside article has, "Jesse Owens Is Acclaimed Greatest Of Track Athletes." Additional coverage in the issue includes a front... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:18

$165.00
163979

Rare TOMBSTONE AZ Pima County Arizona 1880 Old Newspaper w/ Wyatt Earp Mention


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046806722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY NUGGET, Tombstone, Pima County, Arizona, November 18, 1880 * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame * Rare Wyatt Earp mention This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. This rare issue was printed less than a year before this famous gunfight and is replete with advertisements with a distinctively Western theme. Has all ads on the front page, including: "The Arizona Corral", "The Palace Saloon" and "The Crystal Palace" among many others. Page 2 has a large ad for "Shaffer & Lord" described as the "Original Miners and Prospectors Store... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:05

$765.00
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JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286981408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The first column of the front page has some very nice heads in larger type than normal announcing the capture of the President of the Confederacy, Jeff Davis, including: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "THE CAPTURE OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He is Surprised at Irwinsville, Ga., on the 10th" "Jeff. Tries to Escape in Women's Clothes" "A Painful Mistake" and more. Plus there is a ftpg. article headed: "The Assassination" with courtroom testimony taking over 3 columns--interesting reading. There are further reports and headlines on page 6 as well, with the heading:... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2018 14:40

$163.00
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