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145358

Rare OAKLAND CA Alameda County California San Fran. Bay OLD WEST 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391486215844

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OAKLAND DAILY TRANSCRIPT, California, November 13, 1871 * Rare Old West title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Early for California. Minor irregularity at the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends July 17, 2016 13:55

$32.00
145356

MIRANDA RIGHTS Warning Police Officers Crime Suspects BECOMES LAW 1966 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371659042204

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, June 14, 1966 * Miranda rights onset * Supreme Court decides the Miranda vs. Arizona case * Landmark decision A front page report on a game-changing ruling for law enforcement, as the Supreme Court responds to the case of "Miranda vs. Arizona". Headed near the bottom of the ftpg: "High Court's Decision Expected to Cause Howls" with caption: "Code for Confessions" This case is what resulted in the "Miranda rights" being required to be read to criminals to this day. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends July 17, 2016 13:50

$52.00
145355

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Chicago Beer Baron Gangster's Downfall Told 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391486212353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK AMERICAN, April 3, 1932 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Chicago beer baron mob boss * Official story of his downfall The front page has a two column headline: "Dramatic Inside Story of Capone's Conviction Bared" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Capone's downfall continues on page 12 with lengthy text and photo of Capone. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends July 17, 2016 13:48

$34.00
145315

JAMES MONROE State of the Union Address & MISSOURI Statehood ? 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391485217173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Dec. 10, 1819 * President James Monroe * State of the Union Address * Missouri statehood ? The front page begins with a report on the: "Missouri Bill" noting in part: "...in relation to the introduction of slavery in the new states beyond the Mississippi...". Ultimately the discussion would result in the "Missouri Compromise" whereby Missouri would join s a slave state, and Maine as a free state. Over half of page 2 is taken up with the President's annual state of the union address signed in type by the President: James Monroe.

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Ends July 16, 2016 15:25

$38.00
145255

JOHN ERNST WORRELL KEELY New Motor Vaporic Invention Scam ? 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371656583606

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, October 29, 1881 * Early scam artist ? * Non steam Motor This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "The Keeley Motor Difficulty" (see) Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2016 15:44

$32.00
145252

ALBERT EINSTEIN Theory of Relativity Fame 1ST AMERICA VISIT 1921 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371656581230

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 3, 1921 * Professor Albert Einstein * Theory of Relativity fame * 1st day in America Page 12 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN ARRIVES TO AID ZION DRIVE" with subhead: "Gets Hearty Welcome as He Land in New York" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, a few small blue pencil marking on the front page, generally good.

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Ends July 15, 2016 15:40

$75.00
145250

1812 Salem MA Newspaper GEORGE CLINTON Vice President DEATH w/ Black Borders


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371656579286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Mass., April 29, 1812 * VP George Clinton death Page 2 is highlighted by a black-bordered report headed: "Death of the Vice-President" which includes a report to the Senate beginning: "Upon me devolves the painful duty of announcing to the Senate the death of our venerable fellow citizen George Clinton, Vice President of the United States..." with further details. Included also is the: "Order of Procession" of his funeral (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2016 15:37

$42.00
145243

USS QUEEN OF THE WEST Captured & Invasion of Kentucky 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391484304857

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 25, 1863 * USS Queen of the West captured * Invasion of Kentucky by the rebels Among the front page one column headlines on the Civil War are: "Loss of the Queen of the West" "Treachery Of A Rebel Pilot" "Escape Of Eighteen Of The Crew" "Exciting News From Kentucky" "The Rebels Invading the State Again in Force" "Gen. Longstreet Reported to be in Command" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2016 15:26

$32.00
144976

HOCKLEY TX Harris County Texas LYNCH Tragedy Children Massacre 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371645866534

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, September 20, 1878 * Hockley TX Texas murders * Lynch Tragedy - children massacre This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "Foul Murder" "Account of a Terrible Affair in Texas" (see) The front page has an article headed: "The Indians" "Burning Houses Near Fort Dodge, Ks." (see) Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice.

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Ends July 03, 2016 07:05

$26.00
144931

WILLIAM ALBERT ROBINSON Sailing Around the World Completion 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371645002806

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1931 * William Albert Robinson * Sailing around the World Page 3 has one column heading: "ENDS WORLD VOYAGE IN 32-FOOT SLOOP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on William Albert Robinson's sailing around the World completion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, nice.

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Ends July 02, 2016 07:01

$36.00
144912

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Pro-Slavery Pre Civil War Era 1856 Northern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391472531549

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY DAY BOOK, New York, June 14, 1856 * Rare pro-white title This was--or would become--a racist-themed newspaper. This issue is mostly taken up with political content with the ftpg. mostly filled with reports concerning the rally supporting the nomination of Buchanan and Breckenridge for President. Page 3 has: "Buchanan's Nomination--How It Was Received". The top of pg. 4 has: "The Presidential Campaign" which begins: "In answer to requests as to whether we intend to publish a campaign paper, we would say that the Weekly Day Book is a campaign paper all the time..." with more (see). Eight pages, wear at the folds, minor foxing, minor spine wear.

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Ends July 02, 2016 06:30

$34.00
144847

Aviatrix AMELIA EARHART Solo Airplane Flight is New Record HAWAII 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371643584453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1935 * Amelia Earhart (female aviator) * Pacific Ocean flight (Hawaii to Oakland) * 1st of it's kind (during flight report) The front page has one column headings: "MISS EARHART OFF ON PACIFIC FLIGHT; HEARD 3 HOURS OUT" "Leaves Honolulu on 2,400-Mile Journey to Oakland Never Made Solo Before" "Flying In Good Weather" and more. Lengthy text continues inside with related photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & line... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2016 15:43

$59.00
144836

LOU BOUDREAU SHIFT 1st Used & Ted Williams Home Runs BASEBALL 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391470933232

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1946 * The Boudreau or Williams shift 1st used * Ted Williams 3 home runs * Boston Red Sox - Cleveland Indians The sport's section (page 17) has one column headings: "RED SOX TAKE PAIR AS WILLIAMS STARS" "Ted's 3 Homers Bat in 8 Runs in 11-10 Opening Fray, Then Indians Drop Second, 6-4" and more with related photo. (see) The second game of this doubleheader featured the 1st infield shift by player manager Lou Boudreau of the Indians. This was commonly known as the Boudreau or Williams shift. 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 40 pages, t... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2016 15:18

$40.00
144718

MARK McGWIRE SETS HOME RUN RECORD 1998 Stadium Newspaper - Pre-Steroid Exposure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371639134113

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998 * Mark McGuire sets new home run record * Pre-knowledge of steroid use This "Stadium Extra Edition" reports Mark McGwire's breaking of Roger Maris' single season home run record. This issue is unique and quite difficult to find as it was only available at the stadium. Great to have this report in a St. Louis paper. Complete in 20 pages. Nice condition, some typical ink smudging (as is typical on most issues). Very displayable and historic - even if a bit tainted due to the controversy over steroid-enhanced record-setting achievements.

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Ends June 25, 2016 09:15

$19.00
144698

LZ 127 GRAF ZEPPELIN Airship Atlantic Ocean FLIGHT RECORD 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391466119502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, August 11, 1929 * Graf Zeppelin (airship) * Atlantic Ocean time record made The front page has a nice banner headline: "GRAF, SAFE AT HOME WITH NEW RECORD, TO CONTINUE FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, minor margin wear, minor stain near top, generally nice.

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Ends June 24, 2016 14:42

$28.00
144690

5 LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING Charles Jr. Crime of the Century 1932-35 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391466112295

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A lot of five issues concerning the historic Lindbergh baby kidnapping & Bruno Hauptmann, issue heads include: "Lindy Identifies Hauptmann By Voice" (incomplete issue); "Believe Men Who Got Ransom Money Same Ones Who Killed Lindy's Baby..." with photos; "German Carpenter Held In Lindy Case" with photo of Hauptmann; (cut at the spine); "Bruno's Defense Rests" "Bruno Hauptmann's Fate In Hands Of Jury" All issues in average or better condition.

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Ends June 24, 2016 14:33

$53.00
144685

VIVIEN LEIGH British Film Actress Gone with the Wind Fame DEATH 1967 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391466062615

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, July 8, 1967 * Vivien Leigh death (1st report) * "Gone with the Wind" fame Near the bottom of the front page is a small one column heading: "Actress Vivien Leigh Dies Following Illness" (see) An early, same day report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends June 24, 2016 13:20

$38.00
144681

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Arrest & Augusto César Sandino Nicaraguan Bandit1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371638217707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1931 * Augusto César Sandino hunted * Latin America rebellion leader * Jack Legs Diamond arrest for assault * Catskill, Greene County, New York The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HOOVER DENOUNCES SANDINO AS OUTLAW; EXPECTS CAPTURE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy article continues inside. Page 15 has a one column heading: "DIAMOND IS INDICTED AND HELD IN PRISON" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy in... See More  

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Ends June 24, 2016 13:16

$34.00
144631

Battle of BUENA VISTA (Angostura) Coahuila Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371637311643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 3, 1847 * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican War Good reporting on the Mexican War with the ftpg. having; "Investment of Vera Cruz" "Latest From Gen. Taylor's Army" "The Battle of Buena Vista". Inside has: "Official--From Gen. Taylor's Camp" which has 3 letters signed in type: Z. Taylor, and one by: Ant. Lopez de Santa Anna. Another article on: "The Battle of Buena Vista" and "Our Loss At Buena Vista" "From California" "Vera Cruz" and even more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2016 15:33

$39.00
144629

FRANK JAMES Outlaw Northfield Bank Robber CAPTURED 1876 Old Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391465422761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 15, 1876 * Jesse James Gang * Outlaw Frank captured The top of page 4 has column heads including: "FRANK JAMES" "The Notorious Outlaw in the St. Louis Calaboose" "The Police of This City Effect the Capture in a Creditable Manner" "Frank Denies His Identity as a James boy--But He is Certainly the Northfield Robber Wounded in the Knee". The article takes over an entire column and has considerable detail (see for beginning). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2016 15:31

$78.00
144621

Very 1st JERUSALEM Israel AIRPLANES Attack Arab-Israeli War 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391465412667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1948 * Jerusalem attacked by airplanes (1st time) * Arab-Israeli War - Egypt * Jewish - Jews - Judaica The front page has one column heading that include: "ARABS ENCIRCLED AT VITAL HIGHWAY, SURRENDER LYDDA" "PLANES ATTACK HOLY CITY" "Raid Made by Egyptian Fliers--Iraqi Troops Lead Capture of 7 Villages Above Jenin" and more. (see) Article continues on page 6 with related map. Coverage on the very first time Jerusalem was attacked by the air. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high ... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2016 15:18

$39.00
144498

JOHN KILLIAN SKIPWORTH Grand Cyclops of KKK Ku Klux Klan Death 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371633251588

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.”. Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, August 20, 1933 The front page has a two column heading: "Capt. Skipwith, Firebrand of Ku Klux Klan, Succumbs to Infirmities of Old Age" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of John Killian Skipwith, Sr., Grand Cyclops of the Louisiana Ku Klux Klan. Article continues inside with photo. Probably only found in Southern publications. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day.... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2016 06:41

$38.00
144428

USS PUEBLO Incident Navy Ship Captured & APOLLO 5 Lunar Module 1968 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371631757451

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY BREEZE, Torrance, California, January 24, 1968 * USS Pueblo incident (1st report) * Apollo 5 - 1st Lunar Module flight The front page features reporting of the Pueblo Incident with banner headline: "Red Koreans Board, Capture U.S. Ship" with subhead and map. (see) See the hyperlink for details on this sensitive event from the Cold War. Nice for display. Also a banner heading at the very top of the front page announces: "Space Shot Performs Gracefully" with subhead. This was Apollo 5 , the first unmanned flight of the Apollo Lunar Module which would eventually lead to the 1st man on the moon. Complete 1st section only with all 12 pages, good condition.

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Ends June 17, 2016 15:34

$67.00
144413

KING GEORGE II OF GREECE King of the Helleness at Athens DEATH 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371631531792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, April 1, 1947 * George II of Greece death (1st report) Above the masthead on the front page is a nice banner headline announcing: "KING GEORGE OF GREECE DIES OF HEART ATTACK" with and small photo. Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 20 pages of the 1st section only, nice for display as such.

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Ends June 17, 2016 11:37

$33.00
144375

ALVIN 'Creepy' KARPIS Last Public Enemy # 1 Outlaw CAPTURED 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391460520514

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SEATTLE POST INTELLIGENCER, May 2, 1936 * Alvis Karpis (creepy) captured (1st report) * Last public Enemy No. 1 * Early F.B.I. Above the masthead on the front page is a banner headline in bold lettering: "G MEN CAPTURE KARPIS" with subhead. (see) Nice for display and rare use of the term "G-Men" here. Fourteen pages, a little spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends June 17, 2016 07:03

$65.00
144370

EDWARD ASKEW SOTHERN English Actor "Our American Cousin" DEATH 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371631363287

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, January 22, 1881 * Edward Askew Sothern death (1st report) * English comic actor - Lord Dundreary * "Our American Cousin" fame Page 2 has a report of the death of English actor Edward Askew Sothern with one column heading: "Obituary" "E.A. Sothern, the Actor" (see) Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2016 06:57

$28.00
144307

FRED M. VINSON Chief Justice of the United States Politician DEATH1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391459124186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK JOURNAL AMERICAN, September 8, 1953 * Fred M. Vinson death (1st report) * Chief Justice of the United States The front page has a banner headline in red lettering: "Chief Justice Vinson Dies" with subhead and photo. Complete in 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 15, 2016 14:32

$38.00
144302

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH Australian Aviator Knight Bachelor Honor 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391459116002

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1932 * Sir Charles Kingsford Smith knighted * Australian aviator - Southern Cross The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Knighthood Conferred on Kingsford-Smith; King Creates Six Peers in Birthday Honors" (see) First report coverage on Australian aviator Charles Kingsford Smith being knighted. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 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 prim... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2016 14:21

$33.00
144257

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Gangland Boss is Atlanta Penitentiary Prisoner 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391458784973

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 6, 1932 * Al Capone enters prison * Tax evasion conviction * Chicago gangster mob boss Page 6 has a one column heading: "AL CAPONE LOSES IDENTITY IN PRISON" 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 in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality edition... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2016 06:53

$38.00
144256

FRANCIS COATES JONES American Painter Paintings Artist DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391458784080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1932 * Francis Coates Jones death Page 15 has a one column heading: "FRANCIS C. JONES, PAINTER, DIES AT 74" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Francis Coates Jones, American painter. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. 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, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individua... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2016 06:51

$33.00
144255

BONUS ARMY World War I Veterans & re AMELIA EARHART'S Solo Flight 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391458783333

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1932 * Bonus Army - WWI veterans reach the capital * Amelia Earhart re. Transatlantic flight * 1st woman to achieve in airplane solo Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Weary Bonus Army Reaches Capital by Truck; Police Demand Congress Care for Hundreds" (see) Page 6 has a one column heading: "MRS. PUTNAM LAUDS AVIATION IN BRITAIN" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2016 06:50

$33.00
144253

FRANZ VON HIPPER German Imperial Navy Admiral Commander DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371629517774

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1932 * Admiral Franz von Hipper death * German Imperial Navy commander Page 25 has a one column heading: "ADMIRAL HIPPER, JUTLAND HERO, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Franz von Hipper, admiral in the German Imperial Navy known ofr the Battle of Jutland during World War I. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high 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 June 15, 2016 06:48

$33.00
144252

FREDERICK C. BILLARD United States Coast Guard "Rum Patrol" DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391458779976

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1932 * Frederick C. Billard death * United States Coast Guard * Rum Patrol - prohibition era Page 21 has a one column heading: "ADMIRAL BILLARD, RUM ROW'S FOE, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frederick C. Billard, commandant of the United States Coast Guard. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary su... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2016 06:44

$33.00
144234

J. HUNGERFORD SMITH Desert Toppings & Syrups Fudge Founder DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391455939498

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 20, 1932 * J. Hungerford Smith death * Desert toppings & syrups founder Page 23 has a one column heading: "HUNGERFORD SMITH, SYRUPS MAN, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of J. Hungerford Smith, founder of the desert toppings and syrups company which is now part of ConAgra Foodservice. 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 the... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2016 15:31

$33.00
144218

President JOHN ADAMS Letter 18th Century New York City 1798 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371625871192

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, April 18, 1798 Page 2 has a letter: "To the Grand Inquest of the U.S. for the District of Pennsylvania" signed in type: John Adams. Much other news of the day & wealth of ads as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2016 15:06

$48.00
144154

SOUTHERN REBELLION Crumbles & WT Sherman Rules Savannah 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391454114521

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 13, 1865 * Confederates falling apart * Rebels turning against the rebellion * Deserters become more visible Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "The Crusade Against Jeff. Davis" "His Military Qualifications Ridiculed" "SHERMAN" "Sherman's Rule in Savannah" "GRANT" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2016 15:24

$32.00
144141

Rare GOSHEN Elkhart County INDIANA "The Maple City" 1889 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371623609620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GOSHEN DEMOCRAT, Indiana, January 31, 1889 * Rare title * Elkhart County This 4 page newspaper has news of the period advertisements. Complete, some margin wear with small tears, generally good.

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Ends June 09, 2016 15:03

$28.00
144133

RAWLINS COUNTY Kansas Lynching & Sociologist Patrick Geddes Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371623601690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1932 * Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas * Murderer Richard read lynching - lynched * Patrick Geddes death w/ photo * Urban planning & sociology fame The front page has a one column heading: "KANSAS MOB HANGS LITTLE GIRL'S SLAYER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on lynching of Richard Read near Atwood, Kansas. This was the State's last recorded lynching. Page 15 has a one column heading: "SIR PATRICK GEDDES, EDUCATOR, DIES, 78" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2016 14:49

$34.00
144131

RUDOLF EICKEMEYER JR. American Pictorialism Photographer DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371623600484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 26, 1932 * Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr. death * Pictorialism photography fame * High-society women - Evelyn Nesbit Page 21 has a one column heading: "RUDOLF EICKEMEYER DEAD AT AGE OF 69" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr., famous American pictorialist photographer. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2016 14:47

$33.00
144121

SS EGYPT Ocean Liner Gold & Silver Found in Salvage Operation 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391454050521

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 2, 1931 * SS Egypt ocean liner * Gold & silver found * English Channel Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Divers Find Liner's $5,000,000 Bullion Intact; Reach Egypt's Cargo After Three-year Effort" (see) 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 subscribers of these high-quality editions. Some spine wear, otherwise ver... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2016 14:27

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144115

VITAMIN C 1ST ISOLATED Charles Glen King & Rose Coghlan Death 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391454039421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1932 * Vitamin C isolated for the 1st time * Dr. Charles Glen King * Actress Rose Coghlan death A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Pittsburgh Professor Isolates Vitamin C; Concentrates Substance From Lemon Juice" (see) Coverage on the 1st isolation of the vitamin by Charles Glen King, a chemistry professor at the University of Pittsburgh. Page 23 has a one column heading: "ROSE COGHLAN DIES; FAMOUS ACTRESS" with subheads and photo. 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 conten... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2016 14:18

$34.00
144078

FIRST HELICOPTER FLIGHT ? Wingless Autogyro Juan de la Cierva 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391453152222

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1932 * Aviation pioneer Juan de la Cierva * Very 1st flight of the modern day helicopter * Wingless autogyro - autogiro Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "De la Cierva Flies in Tiny Wingless Machine; New Autogiro Shoots Through Air Like Bullet" (see) Was this the very 1st flight of the modern day helicopter ? 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, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather ... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2016 15:26

$34.00
144065

HARRY POWERS Lonely Hearts Ad Serial Killer Death HANG Sentence 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371622299303

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, December 13, 1931 * Harry Powers sentenced to hang * "Lonely Hearts" ad serial killer * Moundsville, West Virginia Page 3 of this section has a one column heading: "POWERS SENTENCED TO HANG MARCH 18" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death sentence handed down on "Lonely Hearts" serial killer Harry Powers. Other news items of the day. Complete section 2 only with all 20 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 08, 2016 14:59

$29.00
144032

MONTE ALBAN Mixtec Tomb w/ Treasures & Skeletons Alfonso Caso 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391450543616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1932 * Monte Albán - pre-Columbian archaeological site * Mixtec tomb discovery - warriors - treasures * Archaeologist Alfonso Caso Page 26 has a four column photo with caption: "Explorers Examining Treasures In Newly Discovered Mixtec Tomb" Also a one column heading: "ANOTHER RICH TOMB FOUND NEAR OAXACA" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 05, 2016 15:48

$33.00
144030

LYTTON STRACHEY British Author & Critic Eminent Victorians DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371619669784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1932 * Lytton Strachey death * British author & critic * Bloomsbury Group co-founder Page 19 has a one column heading: "LYTTON STRACHEY, NOTED AUTHOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lytton Strachey, British author and critic. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. 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 ... See More  

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Ends June 05, 2016 15:37

$33.00
144022

NORMAN McKINNEL Scottish Stage & Film Actor Playwright DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391450526058

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1932 * Norman McKinnel death * Scottish actor & playwright Page 17 has a one column heading: "NORMAN M'KINNEL, NOTED ACTOR, DIES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Norman McKinnel, Scottish stage and film actor and playwright. 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 subscribers of these high-quality editions. Minor s... See More  

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Ends June 05, 2016 15:23

$33.00
143972

ALFRED YARROW British Shipbuilders River Clyde Shipbuilding DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391448915815

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1932 * Alfred Yarrow death * British shipbuilders Page 17 has a one column heading: "SIR ALFRED YARROW, SHIPBUILDER, 90, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir Alfred Fernandez Yarrow, 1st Baronet. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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 June 03, 2016 15:35

$33.00
143970

MAUREEN O'SULLIVAN Hollywood Film "Tarzan" Actress CIGARETTES Ad 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371617315260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 28, 1932 * Maureen O'Sullivan - "Jane" in Tarzan * Hollywood "Golden Age" actress * Lucky Strikes cigarettes ad Page 16 has a 15 x 9 inch advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes, promoted by Hollywood actress Maureen O'Sullivan. (see) News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends June 03, 2016 15:32

$33.00
143969

SITAR FAMILY MURDERS Elma Manitoba Farmhand Axe Killer "Devil" 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391448911779

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1932 * The Sitar family murders * Manitoba prairie - Canada * "Devil's hatchet man" Page 5 has a one column heading: "NINE SLAIN IN NIGHT, FARM HOUSE FIRED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Sitar family murders. Thomas Hreczkosy, a farmhand, said Satan and a fly told him to kill family with axe. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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 wer... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2016 15:31

$33.00
143916

CHARLES LINDBERGH 1st Passenger American Clipper Flight PANAMA 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391448185009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1931 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Sikorsky S-40 flying boat The front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH DELAYED WITH CLIPPER IN CUBA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Passenger carrying service was initiated on the November 19, 1931, with a S-40 piloted by Charles Lindbergh, flying from Miami, Florida to the Panama Canal Zone with stops at Cienfuegos, Cuba; Kingston, Jamaica and Barranquilla, Colombia.

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Ends June 02, 2016 15:31

$38.00
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