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147343

1984 RICHARD PETTY 200th Victory Ronald Reagan DAYTONA Photo NASCAR Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391553180467

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 5, 1984 * Richard Petty's 200th win * Firecracker 400 - Daytona * NASCAR The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "President Sees Petty Win 200th" First report coverage continues inside this section with a two column photo of Richard Petty being congratulated by President Ronald Reagan (see photos). This was Richard Petty's 200th career victory, and would also be his last. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 9 sections & 100+ pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:18

$43.00
147334

First AIRPLANE TRAVEL Brooklyn Dodgers Bums MLB Baseball Team 1940 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371729952211

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1940 * Brooklyn Dodgers 1st team to fly * MLB baseball airplane travel The sport's section (page 30) has one column headings: "DODGERS TRAVEL TO CHICAGO BY AIR" "Two Planes Transport Entire Squad From St. Louis--Team Home Tomorrow" First report coverage on the first time a MLB baseball team flew by airplane which was the Brooklyn Dodgers. 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 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 ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:06

$39.00
147278

JUDY GARLAND Wizard of Oz Actress & Singer 1st Mention 1935 New York Times News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371724498730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 16, 1935 * Actress & singer Judy Garland * Wizard of Oz movie fame This is an interesting newspaper for any Judy Garland collector, as this is the very first appearance of her name (as Judy Garland) in the prestigious New York Times. Page 20 has a daily list of "Today On the Radio" and among the hundreds of listings is: "9:30 WEAF--Young Orchestra; Play--The Valiant, With Wallace Beery; Patsy Kelly, Commedienne; Allen Jones, Judy Garland, Songs; Bill Tilden; Sigmund Spaeth" being a very inconspicuous report. This was four years before she would find stardom in "The Wizard of Oz." Other news, sports and and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag editi... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2016 15:49

$60.00
147249

PROHIBITION ENDING Beer & Liquor Returning RULES Regulations 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391546727240

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1933 * Prohibition in New York ending * Rules & regulations explained The top top of the front page has a one column heading: "BEER CONTROL FIXED. MULROONEY AT HEAD; LEGISLATURE ENDS" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 2. Lengthy text. Coverage on ending of prohibition. 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-qu... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2016 15:20

$34.00
147247

AMELIA EARHART Receives Harmon Trophy for Aviation Airplane Feat 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371723737278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1933 * Aviatrix Amelia Earhart * Harmon Trophy presentation Page 3 has a small one column heading: "Amelia Earhart Honored" "Receives Award Harmon Trophy for Transatlantic Flight" See image for brief report here. 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 26 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 ... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2016 15:18

$33.00
147208

CORRINE ROOSEVELT ROBINSON Theodore's Sister Poet Writer DEATH 1933 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391546489815

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1933 * Corrine Roosevelt Robinson death * American poet, writer and lecturer * Younger sister of Theodore Roosevelt The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "CORRINE ROBINSON DIES AT AGE OF 71" with subheads and photo. (see) 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 individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends September 29, 2016 09:08

$34.00
147156

PROHIBITION ENDING Beer & Liquor Returning SENATE PASSES BILL 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371720291696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1933 * Prohibition ending * Beer returning * Legal liquor The front page has a four column headline: "SENATE VOTES 3.05 BEER AND WINE" with subheads. (see) This led the way for president Roosevelt enacting the beer bill a few days later which legalized the sale of beer and wine. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. More on page 3. 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 su... See More  

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Ends September 25, 2016 14:37

$37.00
147126

Rare CHIEF BENDER World Series Philadelphia Athletics WIN Giants 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371718685069

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, October 11, 1913 * World Series of baseball (game 4) * New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Athletics * Chief Bender wins 2nd game of series The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "BENDER WINS AGAIN" "Macks Increase Lead" "Giants Fight Vigorously" and more with box scores and photo. (see) Coverage continues inside with three related photos. Complete in 20 pages, evenly toned, small label within masthead, minor margin wear, generally nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends September 23, 2016 14:57

$52.00
147097

LABOR DAY HURRICANE Florida Tropical Cyclone Storm S.S. DIXIE 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391541578720

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1935 * The strongest U.S. hurricane hits the South * The Labor Day Hurricane - tropical cyclone The front page has a three column headline: "HURRICANE TOLL EXCEEDS 200; 164 TAKEN FROM THE DIXIE WHEN GALE HALTS RESCUES" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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 September 23, 2016 07:08

$34.00
147092

RUTH ELDER 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight Attempt 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371718422309

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, October 12, 1927 * Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress * 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman) The front page has a one column heading: "FLORIDA GIRL FLYER IS SEEN OVER ATLANTIC" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 23, 2016 06:54

$33.00
146905

SIR WILLIAM ROBERTSON 1st Baronet British Army Field Marshal DEATH1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371711050539

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1933 * Sir William Robertson, 1st Baronet death * Chief of the General Staff (United Kingdom) * British Army - Field Marshall The front page has a one column heading: "ROBERTSON DIES, 72; BRITISH WAR LEADER" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. 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 individuals were the primary subscribers ... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 15:19

$33.00
146904

Reverend Orator THOMAS DE WITT TALMAGE Bible Spiritual Sermon 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371711048820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUBA PATRIOT, December 10, 1885 * Reverend Thomas De Witt Talmage Page 3 has an article headed: "TALMAGE'S SERMON" with subheads. (see) Text takes up almost 3 full columns. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, generally in nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2016 15:17

$28.00
146844

GAIL HAMILTON Mary Abigail Dodge Women's Temperance Movement 1885 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533469356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUBA PATRIOT, New York, June 18, 1885 * Gail Hamilton - Mary Abigail Dodge * Women's temperance movement Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Prohibition" "The Women's Temperance Movement as a Factor in Politics" and more. (see) Text takes up 4 full columns. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2016 07:57

$28.00
146843

Best NEW YORK GIANTS Win NFL Pro Football Title vs. Chicago Bears 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533468985

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1956 * NFL football championship game (1st report) * New York Giants vs. Chicago Bears Near the bottom of the front page is a small one column heading: "Giants Crush Bears, 47-7, to Take Title" (see) The sport's section (page 16) has a banner headline: "Giants Crush Bears at Stadium and Take First Pro Football Title Since 1938" with subheads, lineups, stats and related photos. (see) Loads of text here. 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 26 pages, a little light foxing at the central fold, small address stamp in the ... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 07:56

$57.00
146835

Mrs. MINNIE MADDERN FISKE Famous American Stage Actresss DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533463041

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1932 * Minnie Maddern Fiske death * Early American stage actress Page 23 has a one column heading: "MRS. FISKE DIES HERE AS ROLE AWAITS HER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of early American actress Minnie Maddern Fiske. She was widely considered the most important actress on the American stage in the first quarter of the 20th century. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends September 14, 2016 07:44

$38.00
146834

VATICAN RADIO Microwave Link Palace Summer Home GUGLIELMO MARCONI 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371710735247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1933 * Guglielmo Marconi * Vatican Radio The top of page 24 has a one column heading: "MARCONI INITIATES NEW RADIOPHONE" with subheads that include: "The First Ultrashort Wave System Links Vatican and Papal Summer Home" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1933, a permanent microwave link was established between the Vatican Palace and the summer residence of the papacy, Castel Gandolfo.

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Ends September 14, 2016 07:43

$33.00
146791

PETER KUDZINOWSKI Serial Child Killer Electric Chair EXECUTION 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391525504002

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 21, 1929 * Peter Kudzinowski execution * Serial child killer - murderer * Electric chair in Trenton, New Jersey The front page has a one column heading: "CHILD SLAYER GOES TO CHAIR" with subhead: "Peter Kudzinowski, Arrested in Detroit, Executed in New Jersey" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends September 04, 2016 14:15

$42.00
146737

RICHARD C. TOLMAN Theory of Relativity Cosmic Rays re. Universe 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371701919075

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 30, 1932 * Richard C. Tolman - mathematical physicist * Theoretical cosmology - general relativity * Cosmic rays - universe evolution The top of the front page has a one column heading: "UNDYING UNIVERSE VISIONED BY TOLMAN IN RELATIVITY IDEA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. 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 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 i... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 07:16

$33.00
146731

ANTONIO SCOTTI Italian Baritone Ends Career at Metropolitan Opera 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524441239

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1933 * Antonio Scotti very last performance * Italian baritone from Naples, Italy * Ends career at Metropolitan Opera "The Met" The front page has a one column heading: "SCOTTI ENDS CAREER IN A GREAT TRIUMPH" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. 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 ... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 07:06

$34.00
146724

JOHN ELLWOOD BUNDY American Impressionist Artist Painter DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371701907972

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1933 * John Ellwood Bundy death (1st report) * American Impressionist painter - artist * Known as "Dean" of the Richmond Group Page 15 has a one column heading: "J. E. Bundy, 79, Dies; Well-Known Painter" 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. 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 & instituti... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 06:50

$33.00
146692

BABE RUTH Quits Hot Dogs ? & Actress Dorothy Burgess Fatal Wreck 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391522872263

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 24, 1932 * Actress Dorothy Burgess car accident * Manslaughter charge for death of girl * Babe Ruth takes on healthy diet ? * New York Yankees baseball Page 10 has a one column heading: "Film Star, Accused In Fatal Crash, Ill" with subhead: "Dorothy Burgess Driving When Girl Is Killed...." I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. The sport's section (page 17) has a two column heading: "6,000 Calories a Day, No Hot Dogs, Keep Ruth Fit as Training Begins" with subhead and photo. (see) Probably only found in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in ... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:28

$34.00
146690

JIM MOLLISON & Wife Bridgeport CT Connecticut Airplane CRASH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371700569251

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1933 * Jim Mollison and wife crash * Scottish aviator - airplanes * Machine Gun Kelly kidnapping The front page has a four column headline: "MOLLISONS CRASH AT BRIDGEPORT; BOTH ARE INJURED, PLANE WRECKED; HAD FLOWN FROM WALES IN 39 HOURS" with many subheads and related photo. (see) Much more on page 3. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also front page first report coverage on the famous Charles F. Urschel kidnapping which was later known to be the work of George "Machine Gun" Kelly. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produc... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2016 15:26

$48.00
146590

MOLLY MAGUIRES Sunbury PA Northumberland Pennsylvania Murder Case 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371697062964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 11, 1878 * Molly Maguires Near the bottom of the front page is a brief article headed: "Molly Maguire Cases" with a Sunbury dateline, noting: "Judge Rockefeller refused to grant a new trial to the Mollies Peter McManus and John O'Neill, the murderers of Frederick Hesser..." with just a bit more (see). This is followed by a bit headed: "The Indians". Four pages, very minor loss at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 28, 2016 14:27

$28.00
146542

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Era w/ Battle of Cheat Mountain WV 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371696261034

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 16, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Cheat Mountain - West Virginia This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, light staining along spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:16

$28.00
146536

GENE SARAZEN Wins U.S. Open 1st Major Title GOLF Championship 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518780225

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 16, 1922 * Gene Sarazen wins his 1st of 7 majors * United States Open Championship (U.S. Open) * Skokie Country Club - Glencoe, Illinois The front page of of the sport's section (page 17) has a six column heading: "Gene Sarazen Winner In National Open Golf Tourney" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Gene Sarazen winning his very 1st major championship in golf. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50+ pages, light toning and a little wear at the margin, more so along the spine, generally good.

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:08

$44.00
146508

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Naval Consulting Board Chairman PHOTO 1915 Science Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518423780

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 2, 1915 * Thomas Alva Edison The color cover shows soldiers scaling the side of a mountain. Items within include: "The Exchange of Severely Wounded Prisoners" "The Development of the Army Pistol" The Naval Advisory Board of Inventions" which includes a photo of: Thomas A. Edison, Chairman. More articles concerning the military. Complete in 36 pages and is in nice condition except for a lite library ink stamp at the top of the front page.

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Ends August 27, 2016 07:11

$48.00
146424

MARLBOROUGH HOTEL Apartment Minneapolis MN Minnesota FIRE Disaster1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371694117907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4, 1940 * Marlborough Hotel fire disaster * Minneapolis, Minnesota Page 25 has a one column heading: "18 DIE AS FIRE RUINS MINNEAPOLIS HOTEL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the Marlborough apartment hotel fire disaster at Minneapolis, Minnesota. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries &... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 15:00

$39.00
146421

CARL LAEMMLE Hollywood Movies Film Producer Pioneer DEATH 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516922728

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, September 25, 1939 * Carl Laemmle death * American film pioneer * Hollywood movie producer * Universal Studios founder The front page has a one column heading: "Carl Laemmle Sr., Pioneer Movie Producer, Dies" with subhead and small photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 25, 2016 14:53

$33.00
146420

KARL DANE Silent Film Era Movie Actor Comedian SUICIDE Death 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516921908

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1934 * Karl Dane suicide death * Danish-American actor comedian * Silent film era Page 30 has a small and somewhat discrete one column heading: "KARL DANE ENDS LIFE" "Actor in 'Big Parade' Film Had Been Idle Two Years" (see) First report on the suicide of Danish comedian and actor Karl Dane. Unfortunately a small, inside page report but it is what it is, a first report. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2016 14:52

$37.00
146396

LOUIS MARSHALL Jewish Leader Minorities Advocate MEMORIAL Tribute 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371693783801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 11, 1929 * re. Louis Marshall death * Jewish community leader * Minorities advocate Page 23 has one column headings: "2,500 PAY TRIBUTE TO LOUIS MARSHALL" "Memorial for Jewish Leader is Attended by Delegates of More Than 76 Societies" and more. (see) 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 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,... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 07:12

$37.00
146386

WILL HICOK LOW American Artist Muralist Painter Writer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371693298364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 28, 1932 * Will Hicok Low death * Artist - muralist - writer Page 15 has a one column heading: "WILL H. LOW DEAD; VERSATILE ARTIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Will Hicok Low, American artist & muralist. 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, librar... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2016 15:29

$33.00
146378

THE STEAM PLOW Joseph Fawkes Agricultural Invention Testing 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516025157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 29, 1859 * Joseph Fawkes & his steam plow Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Successful Trial Of Fawkes's Steam Plow" Text takes up 2 1/3 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 24, 2016 15:08

$28.00
146362

WINFIELD SCOTT United States Army General & Whig Party Can. DEATH 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371692913723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 30, 1866 * General Winfield Scott death The front page has: "Death of Lieut.-Gen. Scott" "Sketch of His Long & Glorious Military Career" "His Political Aspirations, Successes & Defeats" "His Course During the Rebellion--The Organization & Handling of the First Army" "His Last Illness & Death--Personal Reminiscences, &c." The report takes six front page columns & concludes on the back page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:14

$34.00
146354

1865 GETTYSBURG NATIONAL CEMETERY Memorial Monument Cornerstone Laid Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391515664331

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 5, 1865 * Battle of Gettysburg memorial * National Cemetery cornerstone laid Page 5 has: "Gettysburg" "The Celebration Yesterday on the Great Battle Field" "General Howard's Tribute to the Veterans" "Miles O'Reilly's Poem of the Day and Place" "The Ceremonies of Laying the Corner Stone of the Gettysburg Monument". Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, good condition.

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:04

$30.00
146208

THOMAS EDISON Inventor Becomes Sick Ill - Prelude to Death ? 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391511256270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Edison becomes ill * Prelude to his death shortly after ? The front page has a one column heading: "THOMAS EDISON ILL; DOCTOR FLIES TO HIM" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with photo. (see) Edison would die about 2 months later. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 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 editio... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2016 15:17

$40.00
146170

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Era w/ Battle of Bolivar Heights 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391510337644

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, October 18, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Bolivar Heights - West Virginia This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:53

$28.00
146159

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War Battle of Camp Allegheny Mountain 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371686812065

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, December 16, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Camp Allegheny This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day. This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:41

$28.00
146151

ROBERT STANLEY WEIR O Canada National Anthem Lyrics Fame DEATH 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371686800485

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1926 * Robert Stanley Weir death * O Canada National Anthem lyrics Page 11 has one column headings: "JUDGE R. S. WEIR" "Admiralty Jurist and Prolific Writer--Won Prizes for Poetry and Drama" (see) First report coverage on the the death of Robert Stanley Weir, famous for writing the English lyrics to O Canada. 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 26 pages, light toning, more so along the central fold, otherwise good.

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Ends August 17, 2016 15:28

$45.00
146112

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371683275252

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, March 14, 1929 * Race car driver Lee Bible killed * Land speed record attempt * Ormond Beach, Florida Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Season's Racing at Daytona Cancelled, Result of Bible, Cameraman Deaths" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends August 14, 2016 07:16

$33.00
146106

HUNGER MARCHERS The Great Depression Unemployed Washington D.C. 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391507745775

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1932 * Hunger Marchers reach Washington D.C. * Unemployed during the Great Depression The front page has a one column heading: "'HUNGER MARCHERS' ARRIVE AT CAPITAL; POLICE HEM BIVOUAC" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with two related photos. 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 were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editio... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:59

$33.00
146105

HENRY KITCHELL WEBSTER Evanston Cook County Illinois Author DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371683264541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1932 * Author Henry Kitchell Webster death * Evanston, Cook County, Illinois The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "HENRY K. WEBSTER, NOTED WRITER, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Henry Kitchell Webster, American author from Evanston, Illinois. 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 34 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 & sturd... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:58

$33.00
146104

WILLIAM JACOB HOLLAND University of Pittsburgh & Zoologist DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371683263872

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1932 * William Jacob Holland death * Zoologist and paleontologist * University of Pittsburgh chancellor The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "DR. HOLLAND DEAD; FAMOUS SCIENTIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of William Jacob Holland, zoologist, paleontologist and chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh. 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 & i... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:57

$33.00
146103

NOBEL PRIZE Edgar Adrian & Charles Scott Sherrington Winners 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391507743783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1932 * Edgar Adrian & Charles Scott Sherrington * Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "2 BRITISH SCIENTISTS RECEIVE NOBEL PRIZE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Edgar Adrian and Charles Scott Sherrington winning the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 14, 2016 06:55

$33.00
146079

ANTON VAN ROOY Dutch Bass-Baritone Opera Singer DEATH 1932 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391506887858

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 29, 1932 * Anton van Rooy death * Dutch bass-baritone singer Page 19 has a one column heading: "ANTON VAN ROOY, SINGER, DEAD AT 62" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Anton van Rooy, Dutch bass-baritone opera singer. 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 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2016 07:17

$33.00
146061

CLINTON SCOLLARD American Poet & Hamilton College Professor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391506382055

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 20, 1932 * Clinton Scollard death * American poet - poetry * Hamilton College professor Page 29 has a one column heading: "CLINTON SCOLLARD, NOTED POET, DIES" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report his death as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 12, 2016 15:13

$33.00
146024

ELLIOTT DAINGERFIELD North Carolina Artist Painter DEATH 1932 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391506000753

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THEN NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1932 * Elliott Daingerfield death * North Carolina artist - paintings * Westglow, Blowing Rock, Watauga County Page 37 has a one column heading: "E. DAINGERFIELD, ARTIST, DEAD AT 73" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Elliott Daingerfield, one of North Carolina's most prolific artists. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 12, 2016 05:56

$33.00
146022

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND Outdoor Relief Strike Unemployed RIOTS 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371681340185

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1932 * Belfast, Northern Ireland * Outdoor Relief Strike riots * Depression era unemployment The top of the front page has a one column heading: "POLICE OF 6 COUNTIES RUSHED TO BELFAST AS 10,000 IDLE RIOT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Belfast, Ireland unemployment riot. 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 primary subscribers of these ... See More  

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Ends August 12, 2016 05:48

$33.00
145993

COSMIC RAYS High-Energy Radiation Arthur H. Compton's Conclusions 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391502859095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1932 * American physicist Arthur H. Compton findings * Cosmic rays at different altitudes & latitudes The front page has a one column heading: "PICTURES COSMIC RAY BORN 100 MILES UP" with subheads. (see) Very lengthy text continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2016 15:07

$33.00
145992

DUGALD CLERK Two-Stroke Engine Maker & Abraham E. Lefcourt DEATHS 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391502857851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1932 * Dugald Clerk death (1st report) * Two-stroke engine inventor * Abraham E. Lefcourt death (1st report) * Manhattan real estate developer Page 17 has a one column heading: "SIR DUGALD CLERK, INVENTOR, DEAD"" with subheads. (see) Also on the same page is: "A. E. LEFCOURT DIES SUDDENLY AT 55" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report these deaths 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... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2016 15:06

$33.00
145990

BELLE BENNETT Vaudeville Stage & Hollywood Movie Actress DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371677521342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1932 * Actress Belle Bennett death * Vaudeville & Hollywood The top of page 38 has a one column heading: "BELLE BENNETT DIES AT 39 IN HOLLYWOOD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Belle Bennett, stage and film actress from Milaca, Minnesota. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2016 15:04

$33.00
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