eBay Listings Search Results

Web Results (24709) Listings on eBay (7736)

Sort:

152236

MARY GARRETT HAY Women's Rights Woman Suffragist Leader DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870153468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1928 * Mary Garrett Hay death (1st report) * Temperance worker & suffragist leader The top of page has a one column heading: "MARY GARRETT HAY DIES SUDDENLY" with subheads and photo. (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. Nice condition. source, NWHM: Mary Garrett Hay, temperance worker,... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 19, 2017 16:46

$34.00
152117

MERIDIAN MS Mississippi Freedmen RACE RIOT Ku Klux Klan KKK 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867378747

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, March 8, 1871 * Meridian MS Mississippi * Race riot - Freedmen * KKK Ku Klux Klan The front page has an article headed: "A Judge Killed In Court" "Bloody Riot at Jackson, Miss--A Long Roll of Killed and wounded" First report coverage on the Meridian, Mississippi race riot. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along t... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 16, 2017 15:14

$37.00
152085

NEW YORK YANKEES vs. Giants Subway World Series of MLB Baseball 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371866420484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 5, 1936 * New York Yankees vs. Giants * World Series of baseball * Joe DiMaggio & Lou Gehrig era * Subway series Above the masthead is a nice scoreboard graph showing the Giants winning 5-4. (see) The front page has a two column heading: "GIANTS TAKE 5TH GAME; YANKS LEAD IN SERIES 3 TO 2" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 15, 2017 16:32

$37.00
152079

BABE RUTH Quits New York Yankees Baseball & Joins Boston Braves 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371866411496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Pennsylvania, February 27, 1935. * Babe Ruth leaves New York Yankees * Joining the Boston Braves Page 8 has a one column heading: "BABE RUTH CONFIDENT OF STRONG COMEBACK" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, some spine wear, otherwise good.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 15, 2017 16:19

$30.00
152056

WORLD SERIES New York Yankees Yanks vs. Philadelphia Phillies 1950 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701586784

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 5, 1950 * New York Yankees vs. Philadelphia Phillies * World Series of baseball (game 1) * Joe Dimaggio & Yogi Berra era The front page has a four column headline: "Vic Raschi Hurls Two-Hitter to Steal Show as Yankees Triumph Over Phils In Opening Game of World Series, 1-0" with subheads, box scores and related photo. (see) Much more in the sport's section (pages 32 & 33). Loads of text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 12, 2017 16:53

$38.00
152033

SPENCER CHARTERS American Film Movie Actor SUICIDE Death 1943 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701536994

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1943 * Spencer Charters suicide death * American film - movie actor The top of page 14 has a one column heading: "S. Charters, Actor, Dies In Hollywood" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of actor Spencer Charters. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 38 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Chaters died by suicide from a mix of sleeping pills and carbon monoxide poisoning.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 12, 2017 16:05

$38.00
151969

ALLYN KING American Stage & Film Actress Singer SUICIDE Death 1930 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391699189958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1930 * Allyn King's suicide death * American stage & film actress * Vaudeville - Ziegfeld Follies The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "MISS KING, ACTRESS, DIES AFTER LEAP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on American stage & film actress Allyn King committing suicide in New York City. 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  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 10, 2017 15:12

$37.00
151966

JENNY DOLLY Twin Sisters Dancers & Actress SUICIDE Hanging Death 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371861803261

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1941 * Jenny Dolly suicide death * "The Dolly Sisters" fame * Hungarian-American dancer & actress The top of page 19 has a two column heading: "Jenny Dolly a Suicide by Hanging; She and Sister Won Dance Fame" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Hungarian-American dancer and actress, Jenny Dolly, committing suicide. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. 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 & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, librarie... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 10, 2017 15:03

$38.00
151959

ERNESTINE SCHUMANN-HEINK German Operatic Contralto Singer DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391699175353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1936 * Ernestine Schumann-Heink death * Operatic contralto classical singer * German Bohemian - Sudeten The front page has a one column heading: "SCHUMANN-HEINK, GREAT SINGER, DEAD" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with two related photos. 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 the primary subscribers of these high-... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 10, 2017 14:53

$33.00
151925

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal Trial SELF-HARM 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697902354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial - self-harm * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "'NOT IN RIGHT MIND,' FISH WROTE TO SON" 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 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, wit... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 09, 2017 15:32

$47.00
151890

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist & Cannibal Trial CONFESSION1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697020332

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1935 * Albert H. Fish court trial - Confession * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of page 3 is a one column heading: "'FISH SAYS HE SLEW THE GAFFNEY BOY" 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 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high pe... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 08, 2017 15:17

$40.00
151860

CHILDE HASSAM American Impressionist Painter Artisan Artist DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857329406

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 28, 1935 * Artist Childe Hassam death * American Impressionist painter The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "CHILDE HASSAM, 75, NOTED ARTIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. (See) First report coverage on the death of Childe Hassam, American Impressionist painter, noted for his urban and coastal scenes. 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 whi... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 05, 2017 15:52

$38.00
151804

BRAZILIAN REVOLUTION Getúlio Vargas Military Coup & Old Republic 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391693734589

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1930 * Brazilian Revolution of 1930 * Armed movement - coup * End of the First Brazilian Republic * Washington Luis & Julio Prestes The top of the front page has a three column headline: "REVOLUTION TRIUMPHS IN ALL BRAZIL; PRESIDENT PRISONER, PRESTES IN HIDING; RIOTING IN RIO; SAO PAULO JOINS IN COUP" with subheads. Lengthy text continues on the following pages with a few related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally in nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 04, 2017 14:41

$39.00
151802

BRAZILIAN REVOLUTION Getúlio Vargas Military Coup & Old Republic 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371856239126

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1930 * Brazilian Revolution of 1930 * Armed movement - coup * End of the First Brazilian Republic * Washington Luis & Julio Prestes The top of the front page has a two column headline: "VARGAS TAKES PRESIDENCY OF BRAZIL IN RIO TODAY; ORDER RESTORED IN NATION" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photo of Vargas. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning along the margins, generally in nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 04, 2017 14:38

$37.00
151776

SUPERMAN Comic Hero Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade DEBUT Balloon 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692867533

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1940 * Superman debut in New York City * Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade * Great item for Superman collectors Page 30 has one column headings: " SUPERMAN TO STRUT OVER MACY PARADE" "Genie Emerging From Arabian Nights Bottle Also to Be Seen in Event Thursday" See image for text on one of the earliest mentions of this famed superhero. This was to be the debut of Superman and till this day is still considered the largest balloon ever to be part of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Probably only reported in a NYC publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced o... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 03, 2017 15:31

$87.00
151773

ARTHUR HENDERSON Anti-War Leader & Explorer Adolphus Greely DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692864948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1935 * Arthur Henderson death * Nobel Peace Prize winner * Adolphus Washington Greely * American polar explorer The front page has a one column heading: "ARTHUR HENDERSON, FOE OF WAR, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on inside with photo. The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "GEN. A.W. GREELY, 91, ARCTIC HERO, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (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.... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 03, 2017 15:26

$33.00
151770

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Assassination Hunt for the Killers 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692860799

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1935. * Dutch Schultz assassination * Jewish-American mobster * Hunt for the killers in NYC The top of the front page has one column heading: "STEIN FOUND DEAD AS POLICE HUNT HIM IN SCHULTZ MURDER" and more. (see) More on page 33, lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 03, 2017 15:18

$33.00
151759

Jewish Mobster DUTCH SCHULTZ NYC Beer Baron Re-Arrested & Jailed 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692837649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 27, 1935 * Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer jailed * Jewish-American gangster - beer baron The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ IS JAILED; BAIL SET AT $75,000" with subheads. (see) 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 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were th... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 03, 2017 14:50

$33.00
151707

RASHID RIDA Islamic Reformer Scholar Salafi Movement Syria DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853184250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1935 * Rashid Rida death (1st report) * Early Islamic reformer - Islamist * Salafi movement - Islamic Modernism The top of page 15 has a one photo with heading: "RASHID RIDA DIES; A MOSLEM LEADER" 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. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rathe... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 01, 2017 14:13

$33.00
151677

NIAGARA FALLS Prospect Point American ROCK SLIDE into Gorge 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391689141151

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1931 * Niagara Falls - American side * Prospect Point rock slide The front page has a one column heading: "ROCK SLIDE ALTERS NIAGARA FALLS RIM" with subheads. (see) First report coverage of the rock fall at Prospect Point of the American side of Niagara Falls. Article continues inside with related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally in nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 26, 2017 15:38

$37.00
151676

NEW YORK YANKEES vs. NY Giants World Series of Baseball (Game 1) 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371850653546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 6, 1937 * New York Yankees vs. Giants * World Series MLB Baseball The front page has a two column heading: "YANKS WIN 8-1 BEHIND PITCHING OF 'LEFTY' GOMEZ" with subheads and photo of Lefty Gomez and scoreboard. (see) Inning by inning description continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, tiny binding holes along spine, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 26, 2017 15:36

$37.00
151641

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371849485577

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1935 * The strongest U.S. hurricane hits the South * The Labor Day Hurricane - tropical cyclone The front page has a two column headline: "DIXIE PASSENGERS ALL SAFE ASHORE; STORM DEAD 256" with subheads. (see) More on page 10. 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 in... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 25, 2017 15:33

$33.00
151640

MADGE KENDAL Victorian & Edwardian Era Shakespeare Actress DEATH 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371849484834

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1935 * English actress Madge Kendal death * Shakespeare and English comedies fame The top of page 39 has a one column heading: "DAME K. KENDAL, 86, ACTRESS, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Dame Madge Kendal, English actress of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. 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 40 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 25, 2017 15:32

$33.00
151607

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE & Gang Bootlegged Barrels of Beer Taxes Owed 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687680147

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1935 * Al 'Scarface' Capone and crime syndicate * Taxes on barrels of beer bootlegged The front page has a one column heading: "$120,000 TAX LEVIED ON CAPONE AND GANG" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the attempt of the government to collect tax money on barrels of beer that was bootlegged when Capone was in power. He was currently in jail for income tax evasion. 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 subscription cost, l... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 25, 2017 07:52

$33.00
151594

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Gangster Beer Baron as LIBRARIAN of Alcatraz 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371848657584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, August 14, 1935 * Al 'Scarface' Capone * "Librarian of Alcatraz ?" The front page has a interesting and somewhat bizarre article with a one column heading: "Capone Is Made the Librarian of Alcatraz Prison" See image for the text on a report that I cannot find any reference to on the internet that suggests Capone took this position at the time. Was it a bogus report ? Strange to think one of the most ruthless gangsters of all time would be a librarian, even if it was in prison. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 24, 2017 14:51

$54.00
151486

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL BEGINS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682895607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 22, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter - Georgia * Henry Wirz trial begins (1st report) Nice ftpg. heads include: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "Commencement of the Proceedings of the Military Commission in the Case of the Keeper of the Andersonville Prison" "Horrible Crimes with Which He is Charged" "How the Prisoners in His Charge were Maltreated" "Exposed & I Starved, Willfully Shot, Poisoned by Foul Vaccine Mater & Torn to Pieces by Dogs" "Horrible Catalogue of Crimes..." with more. This is the opening day of this historic trial which lasted over two months. Eight pages nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 19, 2017 13:36

$44.00
151484

RINGGOLD LA Bienville Parish Louisiana NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371844495235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1933 * Nelson Nash, Negro lynching - hanging * Ringgold, Bienville Parish, Louisiana Page 4 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO IN LOUISIANA SLAYING" "Police Say Prisoner Confessed Killing of Bank Cashier, Who Died Protecting His Wife" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Nelson Nash in Ringgold, Louisiana. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 19, 2017 13:33

$44.00
151451

MIKE TYSON Heavyweight Boxing Champion 10-Year Sentence for RAPE 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682018734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDIANAPOLIS NEWS, March 26, 1992 * Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson * 10 year Sentencing for rape * Best title to be had ? The front page has a banner headline: "Tyson gets 10-year term" with subhead and photo. (see) More on page 2. First report coverage on Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson being sentenced for the rape of Desiree Washington. Nice to have from the city where the trial and verdict took place. Complete in 40 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 18, 2017 15:14

$34.00
151415

Rare PLANO Kendall County ILLINOIS w/ Janesville Buildings Photos 1904 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842868987

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MYSTIC WORKER, Plano, Illinois, June, 1904 An interesting little paper which describes itself as: "...a social, fraternal and beneficial society, governed by a Supreme Lodge, having subordinate lodges in states & provinces near each other & of equal healthfulness...". Pages 1, 3, 7 & 8 contains nice photos of buildings in Janesville, Wisconsin, including the fire house & the YMCA. Eight pages, 11 by 15 12 inches, 3 small binding holes at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 17, 2017 15:32

$26.00
151375

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842086662

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The first column has heads on the trial of the warden of Andersonville Prison: "The Wirz Trial" "Additional Chapters of Southern Prison Horrors" "Further Illustrations of the Mode of Warfare of the Modern Chivalry". Pg. 4 has an editorial on Wirz as well. Eight pages, small hole to the right side of the front leaf, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 16, 2017 15:21

$29.00
151374

JOHN RODGERS United States Navy INFRASTRUCTURE Letter Document 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842085668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN STATESMAN, Providence, Dec. 22, 1829 Almost half of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document: "Navy Yards--Present And Proposed" by the Navy Commissioners' Office & signed in type by John Rodgers, to the Secretary of the Navy, John Branch. It has a lengthy preface as well. Four pages, tape mend to a lower corner, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 16, 2017 15:20

$37.00
151330

BABE RUTH Suspended for CURSING at Umpire New York Yankees MLB 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391678670875

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ALLENTOWN CHRONICLE AND NEWS, Pennsylvania, June 21, 1922 * Babe Ruth suspended * Arguing with umpire (cursing) * Ban Johnson A front page one column head notes: "BABE AGAIN "IN WRONG" and: " 'Vacation' Is Stretched From Three to Five Days as Result of Argument". This was the result of Babe Ruth being suspended for arguing with umpire. Ban Johnson warns Ruth to behave or be suspended for the entire summer. Another article relating to Ruth inside. Eighteen pages, some chipping at the right margin does not affect the noted article, otherwise good.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 15, 2017 15:01

$34.00
151304

VERY 1ST ROSE BOWL GAME Penn State Nittany Lions vs. USC Trojans 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838891699

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. Boston, January 2, 1923 * 1st Rose Bowl college football game at current stadium * Rose Bowl: USC Trojans vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Page 10 has a small one column heading: "Penn State Loses to Southern California Eleven at Pasadena" with lineups. (see) This was the 1st game held at the Rose Bowl Stadium which is still used today. Rare as such Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little top margin wear, generally in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The 1923 Rose Bowl, played on January 1, 1923, was an American Football bowl game. It was the 9th Rose Bowl Game. The USC Trojans defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions 14-3. Leo Calland, a USC guard, w... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 12, 2017 15:25

$49.00
151303

USS AKRON United States Navy AIRSHIP Crash Disaster PHOTOS 1933 NYC Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676388985

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, April 9, 1933 * Crash of the USS Akron (ZRS-4) * United States Navy airship The front page of this photo section has eight related photographs of the recent USS Akron crash disaster (see images). Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 8 pages, light toning a little spine wear, generally nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 12, 2017 15:24

$38.00
151301

Famous NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish vs. USC Trojans Football UPSET 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676385906

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, November 22, 1931 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * USC Trojans football game The front page has a three column headline: "FIELD GOALS TOPPLE HARVARD, NOTRE DAME FROM UNBEATEN LIST" with subheads. (see) The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a nice banner headline: "SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CONQUERS NOTRE DAME BY 16-14 SCORE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the USC Trojans upset of Notre Dame ending their 26 game winning streak. USC would end up as National champions that year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally in good condition. w... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 12, 2017 15:21

$46.00
151247

NEW YORK GIANTS Carl Hubbard "Greatest Game" 18 Innings Baseball 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391675432070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1933 * "One of the greatest games in the history of baseball" * New York Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals * Carl Hubbard vs. Tex Carleton The sport's section (page 7) has a banner headline: "50,000 Watch Giants Go 27 Innings to Sweep Double-Header With Cardinals" with subheads that include: "GIANTS WIN TWICE, 1ST IN 18 INNINGS" and more with box scores. (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 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 issue... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 11, 2017 15:22

$38.00
151213

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837068803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 6, 1864 * Rare rebel title There is much war-related content on the front page with heads & reports including: "The War News" "...All is quiet along General Lee's lines......" and smaller heads including: "Deserters From The Yankee Navy" "Alleged Defaulter" "Colonel Henry T. Gantt..." "Death of a Promising Young Marylander" with various other tidbits throughout the page. Plus there is more on the Civil War on the back page of this single sheet newspaper, including: "The Spring Campaign--Its Importance & Prospects--General Grant on the Road to Richmond--What is Before Us" and "Negro Equality in the North" "The Question In Congress--Yankee Senators Decla... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 10, 2017 15:30

$122.00
151205

1928 ANIMAL CRACKERS Marx Brothers Premier Review & French Historian Aulard Dies


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674488756

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1928 * 1st review of the debut of Animal Crackers, featuring The Mark Brothers * François Victor Alphonse Aulard death... 1st French historian of French Revolution Page 29 has a one column heading: "PROF. AULARD DEAD; NOTED HISTORIAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of François Victor Alphonse Aulard, first professional French historian of the French Revolution and of Napoleon. Page 26 also has the first-ever review of the musical, Animal Crackers, which opened on Broadway the day prior. The review includes: "Here come the Marx Brothers again with their uproarious, slapstick comedy in a new fury of puns and ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 10, 2017 15:19

$98.00
151204

ZEPPO MARX Quits Brothers Family Hollywood Film Movie Comedy Act 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837060127

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1934 * Zeppo Marx of the Marx Brothers * Quits family comedy act (1st report) Page 26 has a small and somewhat discrete article headed: "Zeppo Marx Quits Stage" "Youngest of Four Brothers Will Start in Hollywood Business" (see) Unfortunate for the brief report here, but still a first report on this famous comical act. 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 rema... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 10, 2017 15:18

$46.00
151203

ZEPPO MARX Brothers Hollywood Comedian Actor Home ROBBERY Heist 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674486177

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1933 * Zeppo Marx Brothers comedian actor * Hollywood home robbery - holdup The top of the back page (page 40) has a one column heading: "MRS. ZEPPO MARX ROBBED OF $30,000" 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. 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 ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 10, 2017 15:17

$43.00
151168

CALVIN COOLIDGE Last U.S. President Prior to Obama VISITS CUBA in 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673583721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, January 16, 1928 * Calvin Coolidge visits Cuba * Last U.S. President prior to Obama * Pan-American Conference The front page has a four column headline: "Helping Hand of U. S. Extended to Solve Problems of Pan-America; Encourages All Peaceful Pursuits" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 09, 2017 14:26

$37.00
151160

SMITH-CONNALLY ACT War Labor Dispute PASSED Franklin D. Roosevelt 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371836290211

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1943 * Smith-Connally Act passed * Franklin D. Roosevelt veto override * World War II - WWII The front page has a nice banner headline: "CONGRESS OVERRIDES VETO OF ANTI-STRIKE BILL" with subheads. Lengthy coverage continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Smith–Connally Act (also called the War Labor Disputes Act) was an American law passed on June 25, 1943, over President Franklin D. Roosevelt's veto. The legislation was hurriedly created after 400,000 coal miners, their wages significantly lowere... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 09, 2017 14:13

$37.00
151039

VERMONT CENTRAL RAILROAD West Hartford VT Train Wreck Disaster 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669695390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUBA PATRIOT (weekly), New York, February 10, 1887 * West Hartford, Vermont * Vermont Central Railraod * Train wreck disaster (bridge) The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "BRIDGE OF DEATH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Vermont Central Wreck at Hartford, Vermont. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 04, 2017 15:14

$29.00
150992

MOUNT VESUVIUS Stratovolcano Gulf of Naples Italy ERUPTION Plate 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668901939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1769 * Mount Vesuvius eruption * Gulf of Naples, Italy The reverse side of the title/contents page is entirely taken up with: "Advices from the American Continent" which begins: "Private animosities break out almost every day into outrage at Boston between the king's officers and the leaders of opposition to the late measures..." with much more (see). Other articles in this issue include: "Observations on the Putrid Sore Throat in America" which takes over 2 pages; "Curious Account of the late Eruption at Vesuvius" which includes a plate folding out to ten inches showing 4 prints of it (see), and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Ch... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 03, 2017 15:53

$46.00
150953

CLANTON Alabama Gasoline Explosion BUS TRAGEDY Disaster 1942 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668033612

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1941 * Clanton, Alabama bus disaster * Gasoline explosion The back page has one column headings that include: "14 IN BLAZE BUS PERISH IN ALABAMA" and "Death of Eight Others Feared as Vehicle Hits Bridge Rail, Bursts Fuel Tank, Burns" and more (see photos). First report coverage on the gasoline explosion on a Montgomery-Birmingham passenger bus at Clanton, Alabama. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotto... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends February 02, 2017 15:30

$42.00
150893

JIMMY STEWART Movie Film Actor as World War II PILOT Over Germany 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665068650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1944 * Jimmy Stewart as a World War II pilot * American Hollywood movie actor Page 3 has a small, rather inconspicuous report of famed actor Jimmy Steward co-piloting a Liberator plane over Germany. Headed: "Stewart Co-Pilot in New Attack" it includes: "Maj. Jimmy Stewart, former film star, led one group of Liberators over Oberpfaffenhofen today, traveling in the lead plane as co-pilot..." with a bit more (see). Rare to find mention of Jimmy Stewart from the war years. I suspect this publication is one of the few to report him as a pilot given the small, inside report here. In addition to his distinguished acting career, he had a noted military career as a Wor... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends January 29, 2017 12:34

$46.00
150890

JEFFERSON COUNTY Dolomite ALABAMA Coal Mine Explosion Disaster 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371827524536

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, November 23, 1922 * Jefferson County, Alabama * Dolomite coal mine explosion * Woodward Iron Company The top of the front page has a two column heading: "84 DEAD; 60 HURT, BY AN EXPLOSION IN ALABAMA MINE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margin, a few tiny binding holes along 1st column with minimal text loss, generally nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends January 29, 2017 12:30

$33.00
150809

STANDARD & Vacuum OIL Company Merger Scony-Vacuum ExxonMobil 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826095744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1930 * Standard & Vacuum Oil merger * Scony-Vacuum Oil Company (ExxonMobil) The front page has one column headings: "STANDARD AGREES WITH VACUUM OIL ON BILLION MERGER" "Deal Sound, Says Counsel" and more. (see) Today this company is ExxonMobil 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 conditi... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends January 27, 2017 14:33

$38.00
150808

BATTLE OF THE PHILIPPINE SEA Mariana Islands Pacific World War II 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391663453594

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NEWS, Los Angeles, WAR EXTRA, June 22, 1944 * Battle of the Philippine Sea * Mariana Islands * Pacific War A nice banner headline announces: "BIG U.S.-JAPANESE SEA FIGHT RAGING" and subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Battle of the Philippine Sea near the Mariana Islands. This was the last of five major 'carrier-vs.carrier' engagements with Japan. Complete in 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends January 27, 2017 14:31

$56.00
150769

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death Funeral 1881 Cleveland OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825199257

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 27, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? The ftpg. has nearly a half column of heads on the death of President James Garfield: "HE RESTS" "At Last From His Life of Noble Labors" "the Final Funeral Services of the Nation's Dead" "A Quarter of a Million People Turn Out to Render Homage" "Mother, Widow, and Children at the Bier of the Dead" "A Grand, Imposing Funeral Procession Seven Miles in Length" and more (see). Eight pages, a few archival mends inside, generally good.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends January 26, 2017 14:30

$56.00
[ RSS Feed ]