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Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371474410971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 28, 1797 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America This newspaper has one of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century making it very nice for display. Among the ftpg. items are: "Peace Negociation" "Bank of England" "Suppression of the Fleet Mutiny" and "Yellow Fever". Pg. 2 has a very lengthy letter: "To John Adams, President of the United States". Other news of the day & a wealth of ads, a few of which are illustrated. Four pages, various foxing throughout, a bit heavier at the folds, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 27, 2015 07:41

$47.00
137605

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN En Route to White House Wash. DC 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305112690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1861 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Journey to the White House The front page has much content concerning Abraham Lincoln's journey from his home in Springfield to Washington, D.C. At this point he is heading from New York City to Philadelphia, with heads including: "The Presidential Progress" "Departure of Mr. Lincoln and Party from New York" "The Receptions at Jersey City, Newark, Trenton and Philadelphia" "Immense Turnout of the Jersey Blues" "The Address of Welcome & Mr. Lincoln's Replies" "Great Excitement & Enthusiasm" " What May be Expected from Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural". This text takes almost the entire front page, with subheads including: "The Recept... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:41

$48.00
137592

THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL Groundbreaking Ceremony TOTO the Clown 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305091548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1938 * Jefferson Memorial begins construction (ground breaking) * President Thomas Jefferson honored * Toto the clown death Page 3 has one column headings that include: "ROOSEVELT LAUDS JEFFERSON'S DEEDS", "President, at Start of Memorial, Says Virginian Set Up Nation as a Democracy", "SITE HAILED AT EXERCISES" and more. Also a one column headline on page reads: "JEFFERSON'S MEMORIAL" 1st report coverage on the ground breaking ceremony for the initial beginning of the construction of the Jefferson Memorial. Page 2 has a two column heading: "Toto, Famous Clown, Dies at 50; Fails to Recover From Operation" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:22

$39.00
137584

THOMAS E. DEWEY New York Governor Election WIN 1942 World War II NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391305084600

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, November 4, 1942 * Thomas E. Dewey elected New York Governor The front page has a nice banner headline: "DEWEY ELECTED GOVERNOR IN STATE SWEEP" with subheads and a nice photo of Thomas E. Dewey. More on the inside pages. Nice to have in this famous New York title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. 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 primary subscribers o... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 14:14

$42.00
137571

DON BUDGE & ALICE MARBLE Wins US Open Tennis Championships 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473635080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, September 25, 1938 * Tennis players Don Budge and Alice Marble * US United States Open Tennis Championships The front page of this sport's section only has a banner headline: "BUDGE AND MISS MARBLE CAPTURE U.S. TENNIS FINALS" with subheads and two photos. (see) Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:50

$23.00
137566

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473631067

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Arizona Territory, June 5, 1875 * Very rare title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. A nice assortment of news articles and ads including: "Letter from Col. Hodge" "Mining Summary" Ostrich Mine" "Territorial Prison" "Our First Law Suit" "Telegraphic News" "Minute-Men" "Indian Depredation Claims" "and more. Four pages, terrific condition.

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:43

$175.00
137555

NEW YORK YANKEES Joe DiMaggio Era Wins AL Baseball Pennant Flag 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371473612198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1938 * New York Yankees win flag * Joe DiMaggio era * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 23) has a five column headline announcing: "Yanks Clinch Tenth American League Pennant" with subheads that include: "TWO RECORDS MADE AS YANKS WIN FLAG" and more with box scores and photo of Joe McCarthy. Yankees would go on and win the World Series as well. Great to have in this famous NYC title. 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. G... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2015 08:21

$39.00
137503

Early & Rare Pre KING KONG Movie Release Mention 1932 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301267431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 11, 1932 * Very early King Kong movie mention Before the movie would premiere in March, 1933, this issue has a early and somewhat inconspicuous mention of King Kong in a little piece on page 7 of the Movie-Drama section (inside) of this newspaper, reading: "With his 'King Kong' now about ready for exhibition, Merian C. Cooper is turning his attention to another adventure theme with the title of 'Killer at Large'...". Other news, sports and advertisements of the era. Complete in a thich 100+ page Sunday edition, 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  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:23

$42.00
137502

INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY Rally Celebration Mahatma Gandhi Bombay 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301266084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1930 * Independence rally in Bombay India * Mahatma Gandhi Page 6 has one column headings: "REDS IN INDIA CLASH WITH NATIONALISTS" "300 Tear Down Latter's Falgs at Huge 'Independence Day' Meeting in Bombay" "ASSAIL GANDHI PROGRAM" and more. (see) 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. Very nice... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:22

$40.00
137501

GALLANT FOX Triple Crown KENTUCKY DERBY Churchill Downs HORSE Race1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301264183

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1930 * Gallant Fox race horse * Triple crown of horse racing * Kentucky Derby (1st of 3 wins) The sport's section (page 27) has a four column headline: "Turfmen Hail Gallant Fox as Champion" with subheads and photo. (see) 1st report coverage on Gallant Fox winning the Kentucky Derby, 1st leg to his eventual triple crown. 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 individual... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:21

$39.00
137496

HACK WILSON Breaks Baseball RBI Season Record & Earl Averill HR's 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301258076

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1930. * Earl Averill Hits 4 Homers * Hack Wilson Breaks MLB RBI Record The sport's section (page 34) has one column headings that include: "AVERILL'S 4 HOMERS MARK DOUBLE BILL" "Indians' Ace Stars as His Team Beats Senators in 1st, 13-7, Then Loses 2d, 6-4" "WILSON'S HOMERS HELP UPSET GIANTS" "Breaks record In Majors" and more. First report coverage on Hack Wilson breaking the RBI record held by Lou Gehrig at the time, a record still held by Hack Wilson today. Also a one column photo of Hack Wilson. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality ... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:15

$45.00
137437

Very Rare KINGMAN Mohave County AZ Arizona Territory 1890 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469060851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOHAVE COUNTY MINER, Kingman, Arizona, April 5, 1890 * Very rare title from the Arizona Territory A very rare and early newspaper from the Arizona Territory, 22 years before it would become a state. Various news of the day with a great deal of fascinating, brief tidbits which provide a glimpse of life in the Old West during the 1890's A wealth of ads as well, some of which are illustrated. The back pg. includes the cattle brands of 8 owners (see). Four pages, some tears at margins, generally in nice condition for a newspaper of this vintage. This may be the very first newspaper we have ever had from territorial Kingman.

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:42

$188.00
137382

HMS POSEIDON (P99) Royal Navy Submarine Yellow Sea SINKING 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371468159803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1931 * HMS Poseidon submarine sinking (1st report) * United Kingdom Royal Navy The front page has one column headings: "BRITISH SUBMARINE SINKS WITH 18 MEN" "Two of 33 Saved Succumb to Injuries After Collision With Steamer Offf China" "FLEET SENDS DIVERS DOWN and more. First report coverage continues on page 3 with photo of the Sub. 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 tha... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 08:52

$39.00
137379

VALENCIA SPAIN Airplanes Bombing AIR RAID Spanish Civil War 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371468156995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1937. * Valencia, Spain bombing * Spanish Civil War The front page has a two column headline: "5 PLANES BOMB VALENCIA; 200 ARE REPORTED KILLED; MISSILES HIT BRITISH SHIPS" with subheads. (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 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. Very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2015 08:48

$37.00
137376

General CHARLES DE GAULLE French Republic Statesman Resignation 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391299180665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1946 * Charles De Gaulle resigns * French Republic - France The front page has a two column headline: "CRISIS ARISES AS DE GAULLE RESIGNS POST" with subheads that include: "President Through With Politics, Aide Says..." and more with photo of De Gaulle. First report coverage of Charles De Gaulle resigning as President of the Provisional Government of the French Republic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2015 08:45

$40.00
137341

Mohandas Karamchand MAHATMA GANDHI Jail Release India Leader 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467978009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1931 * Mahatma Gandhi jail release (1st report) The front page has one column headings that include: "M'DONALD TRIUMPHS IN DEBATE ON INDIA AS GANDHI GOES FREE" "The Nationalist Leader Predicts His Rearrest Soon--Many of His Aides Released" and more. (see) Continues on page 8 with small photo of Gandhi. 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 prim... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 05:09

$52.00
137340

433 EROS ASTEROID Close Encounter Earth & Linton Indiana Disaster 1931 Newpaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467975829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1931 * 433 Eros flyby * Near-Earth asteroid * Linton, Indiana * Coal mine explosion Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "The Tiny Planet Eros Will Visit Us Tonight; Sky Vagabond Only 16,000,000 Miles Away". Coverage on the asteroid 433 Eros due to pass that same day. Page 3 has a one column heading: "32 KILLED IN BLAST IN INDIANA MINE" with subheads. (see) 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... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 05:07

$37.00
137339

LEFTY GROVE Philadelphia Athletics 30TH WIN of Baseball Season 1931 Newsspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391298998915

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1931 * Lefty Grove 30th victory of season (record) * Philadelphia Athletics - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 12) has a nice banner headline: "American League Record Is Set by Grove as He Hurls 30th Victory of Season" with subheads that include: "GROVE ANNEXES 30TH TO SET LEAGUE MARK" "Beaten Only three Times" and more with photo of Grove. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title 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. G... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2015 05:07

$37.00
137335

BABE RUTH Home Runs for Orphans Albany & Bobby Jones British Open 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391298573268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1930 * Babe Ruth vs. Albany Senators * Hawkins Stadium exhibition game * Home runs promised to orphans * Bobby Jones - British Open golf The sport's section (page 31) has one column headings: "RUTH HITS 2 HOMERS AS YANKS TRIUMPH" "One Blow Is Longest Ever Made at Albany--Eastern Leaguers Bow, 8 to 3" with box scores. (see) First report coverage on the exhibition game held in Albany in which Babe Ruth promised some orphan children he would hit home runs. Nice to have in this famous NYC paper. 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 p... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2015 14:53

$37.00
137327

Early JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Pre Season CONTRACT Talks 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467517732

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1938 * Early Joe DiMaggio contract dispute * New York Yankees - Yanks * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 17) has a banner headline: "DiMaggio Wants Big Increase but Withholds Demand Till Yanks Make Offer" with subheads and photo of DiMaggio. (see) A nice report on DiMaggio's upcoming contract after just two seasons with the New York Yankees. He wouldn't be nicknamed the "Yankee Clipper" until 1939. Probably only reported in a NYC publication. (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, with a high percentage of cotton & linen cont... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2015 12:27

$40.00
137316

Calvin COOLIDGE DAM Gila River Globe AZ Arizona DEDICATION 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391298436252

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1930 * Coolidge Dam dedicated (1st report) * Gila River - Globe, Arizona The front page has one column headings that include: "COOLIDGE DEDICATES GREAT ARIZONA DAM", "Crowd of 15,000 Motors Over Desert to Hear Man Whose Name Big Structure Bears" and more. (see) 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 high-quality editions... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2015 12:13

$37.00
137310

Old Radio TELEVISION TV Tests General Electric Visual INVENTION 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371467506919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1928. * Early television experiments - tests * Before it became a reality * Caveman technology to today's standards The front page has one column headings that include: "RADIO TELEVISION TO HOME RECEIVERS IS SHOWN IN TESTS" "Pictures and Voices Clearly Seen and Heard in Three Schenectady Residences" "Sent Out From Laboratory" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 5 with related photos. 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 & sturdy into t... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2015 12:07

$56.00
133283

Very EARLY & Rare 1600's, 1700's, 1800's & 1900's Set (4) of London Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371332514228

Shown is a set of original & historic old newspapers (4), offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE from London England. * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had * A truly unique, one-of-a-kind set These issues cover the past 4 centuries being exactly 100 years apart from each other. The dates in this set are as follows: March 8, 1671; March 23, 1771; February 10, 1871 & July 16, 1971. The issues contain news of the day including much from England. This title is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world that is still published today. The format of this famous newspaper didn't change much over the 400 years save for the number of pages per issue, which have increased through the years. These issues also come in a elabo... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2015 13:10

$240.00
137269

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Contract Signing & Photo 1930 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371465552781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 9, 1930. * Babe Ruth contract w/ New York Yankees * Best title to be had ? * President Willaim Howard Taft death The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "BABE RUTH ACCEPTS $160,000 FOR 2 YEARS" with subheads and a two column photo of Babe Ruth shaking hand s with New York Yankees Owner, Colonel Ruppert . Great to have in this famous New York City title. Also in this same issue is a nice front page 1st report on the death of President William Howard Taft. The headline reads: "EX-PRESIDENT TAFT DIES AT CAPITAL, SUCCUMBING TO MANY WEEKS' ILLNESS, FIVE HOURS AFTER JUSTICE SANFORD" with many subheads and nice photo of Taft. Other news, sports and... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 13:46

$97.00
137251

HAIFA OIL REFINERY MASSACRE Palestine Zionist Irgun Jews - Arabs 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295738100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1947 * Haifa oil refinery massacre (1st report) * Jewish - Jews - Judaica - Arabs The front page has a 2 column heading: "41 Jews Stabbed to Death After Bomb Kills Six Arabs" (see) 1st report coverage on the Haifa Oil Refinery Massacre. 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. Very nice conditio... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:14

$39.00
137246

ALBANY GA Dougherty County Georgia TORNADO Cyclone Disaster 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391295735325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1940 * Albany, Georgia tornado disaster The front page has one column headings: "23 KILLED, 500 HURT BY GALE IN GEORGIA" and "Homes and Business Buildings Leveled in Dawn Storm--Loss at 5 to 10 Millions" Reporting continues on page 19 with a photo of the town's destruction. (see) 1st report coverage on the tornado disaster in Albany, Georgia in which the business section was destroyed. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete 1st section only with pages 1-52, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:08

$45.00
137244

COELOPHYSIS Dinosaurs skeletons Fossils New Mexico Discovery 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371465301450

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 14, 1947 * Coelophysis dinosaurs skeletons discoveries * Ghost Ranch, New Mexico The front page has two column headings: "Museum Finds Dinosaurs Of 200 Million Years Ago" "Skeletons of Ancestor of Forty-Ton Monster Are Only Three or Four Feet in Length--Discovered in New Mexico" Coverage on the famed Coelophysis dinosaur skeleton find at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico. Nice to have in this famous NYC title and on the front page. 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 & st... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2015 07:04

$49.00
137215

WILLIAM EDWARD HICKMAN Dead Man Walking Execution Hanging 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294811237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1928 * William Edward Hickman 'dead man walking' * Marion Parker kidnapping and murder Page 32 has small one column headings: "HICKMAN IN DEATH CHAMBER" "Los Angeles Girl's Slayer Refuses Imprisoned Friend's Plea for Aid" (see) Coverage on the upcoming execution (eve) by hanging of William Edward Hickman for the murder of 12 year old Marion Parker after kidnapping her. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 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 subscripti... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:23

$34.00
137213

HALE TELESCOPE Palomar Observatory Mount Wilson & GRAF ZEPPELIN 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294809707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1928. * Palomar observatory - Hale Telescope * D-LZ127 Graf Zeppelin German airship * 1st Transatlantic flight (trip home) The front page has one column headings that include: "GIANT TELESCOPE OF IMMENSE RANGE TO DWARF ALL OTHERS" "Hundreds of Millions of New Stars and Island Universities in Its Billion Light-Year Field" "To Have 200-Inch Mirror" "Site Near Mount Wilson" and more. Continues on page 16 with related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with coverage on the Graf Zeppelin. 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, all... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:20

$36.00
137211

Actress JOAN CRAWFORD & Douglas Fairbanks Jr. WEDDING Marriage 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371464611280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1929 * Actress Joan Crawford * Actor Douglas Fairbanks. Jr. * Wedding - weds - married Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Fairbanks Jr., 19, Weds Joan Crawford Here; Pair Too Busy in Films for Honeymoon Now" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 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. A few binding slits a... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:17

$37.00
137200

United States PROVISIONAL ARMY President John Adams Approval ? 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294798866

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 30, 1798 * President John Adams * Provisional Army ? The front page is taken up with: "Dispatches from the Envoys to France". Page 2 has reports from Congress concerning: "...into a committee of the whole on the bill...authorising the President to raise a provisional army...proposing to authorise the calling out of 20,000 of the militia...". Four pages, some foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends November 14, 2015 08:03

$42.00
137197

SHAYS' REBELLION Post Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA PA 1787 Penn. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294795082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 11, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion * Post Revolutionary War Page 2 contains reports on the Shays' Rebellion, including: "...that most of the leaders in the rebellion who fled into Canada have returned to Vermont..." plus a letter to Daniel Shays & others (see), and also a report from Worcester concerning the trial against several of the members. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 14, 2015 07:56

$46.00
137149

DOUGLAS C-54 SKYMASTER Transatlantic Airplane AUTOPILOT Flight 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371463880205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1947 * Douglas C-54 Skymaster airplane * Transatlantic flight by autopilot The front page has two column headings: "Robot-Piloted Plane Makes Safe Crossing of Atlantic" "No Hand on Controls From Newfoundland to Oxfordshire--Take-Off, Flight and Landing Are Fully Automatic" 1st report coverage on a Douglas C-54 Skymaster airplane making a transatlantic flight under the control of an autopilot. Report continues on page 2 with photo. 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 rema... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2015 06:23

$34.00
137148

BAR HARBOR Maine FIRE & United Airlines Flight 608 DISASTERS 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371463878551

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1947 * Bar Harbor, Maine fire * United Airlines Flight 608 * Bryce Canyon, Utah The front page has a three column headline: "18 DEAD, DAMAGE $25,000,000 AS FOREST FIRES SWEEP ON WIDE NEW ENGLAND AREA" with subheads that include: "Night of Terror Ends Safely Foe Bar Harbor's Refugees" and more. (see) Reporting continues on page 4 & 5 with related photos and map. (see) Loads of text, too much to photograph all. Also a two column heading on the front page reads: "52 Are Killed as Airliner Crashes and Burns in Utah" with subhead. First report coverage on United Airlines Flight 608 disaster near Bryce Canyon Airport in Utah. Other news, sports and advertisem... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2015 06:19

$42.00
137139

Rare EDINBURGH SCOTLAND American Revolutionary War 1779 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391293767352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 4, 1779 * American Revolutionary War Over half of the front page is taken up with: "Extracts from a Pamphlet...the History of the Opposition During the Last Session of Parliament" which includes much concerning the Revolutionary War, a few bits including: "...that the most formidable foes of Great Britain were nursed in her own bosom. These, under the masque of patriotism, fomented rebellion her Colonies & by exposing her pretended weakness, have created a combination of powerful states not only against her interest, but her very existence as a great & independent kingdom..." and further on: "...that when the American Congress avowed independence, &... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2015 06:04

$46.00
137089

ROYSTON GA Gainesville Georgia Greenwood SC TORNADOES Disaster 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391292290773

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1944 * Royston, Georgia tornadoes disaster * Greenwood SC & Gainesville GA The front page has two column headings: "38 Die, 500 Hurt as Tornado Hits Georgia, South Carolina", "Houses Wrecked in 100-Mile early Morning Sweep---Hospital Damaged---Heaviest Toll Is at Royston, Ga., With Twelve Killed" First reporting continues on page 11 with related photos (see photos). Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day with much on World War II . 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. G... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:48

$43.00
137088

Very Early RONALD REAGAN Movies Film 1ST Mention New York Times 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391292290198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1937 * Very early Ronald Reagan * Beginning on the big screen * Warner Brothers movies This is a significant issue for any Ronald Reagan or presidential collector, as this is the very first mention of him in the prestigious New York Times. The mention appears on page 29 under the heading: "News Of The Screen" and mentions him appearing in a new movie: "...Ronald Reagan, a new Warner find, and June Travis will be the principals in "Inside Story"...". An inconspicuous report, yet significant as his first mention in this national newspaper. News, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:47

$40.00
137042

MASON CITY IA Iowa School Bus & Rock Island Train Wreck DISASTER 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462448797

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1937 * Mason City IA Iowa * Rock Island rocket train * School bus collision The front page has a two column heading: "Rocket Train Hits High School Bus in Iowa, Killing 10 Injuring 18 at Grade Crossing" (see) First report coverage on the Rock Island Rocket train and school bus disaster at Mason City, Iowa. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on a very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy for many years into the future. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than indiv... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:43

$42.00
137007

MORDECAI BROWN "Three Finger" "Brownie" Baseball Pitcher DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391289286656

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1948 * Mordecai Brown death (Three finger) * American League baseball pitcher Page 61 has one column headings: "MORDECAI BROWN, PITCHER, DIES AT 71" "Star of Chance's Cubs Despite Loss of Finger in Boyhood--Dueled With Mathewson" with photo. (see) Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with pages 1-64, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2015 07:52

$40.00
136951

LONG RANGE ROCKETS United States U.S. Army Military TEST 1946 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371459386343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1946 * Long range rockets tested * General Levin H. Campbell, Jr. * United States Army Page 27 has a two column heading: "Rocket Flies 50 Miles Upward; Army Controls Missile by Radio" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2015 12:46

$38.00
136884

Benjamin FRANKLIN PROPHECY Forgery Antisemitic Speech Expose JEWS 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371457694008

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of Sir Winston Churchill's famous quote: "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it". Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1937 * Benjamin Franklin "Prophecy" "Forgery" * Antisemitic speech - Jewish - Jews * Charles A. Beard expose Page 9 has one column headings that include: "FRANKLIN FORGERY EXPOSED BY BEARD" "Anti-Semitic 'Prophecy' Cited in Germany Was Discredited by Historian 2 Years Ago" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, a little margin wear, a few margin tape mends within, generally good.

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Ends November 05, 2015 14:18

$37.00
136881

Gangster Boss AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Protects Chicago Businessman 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391286465378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1928 * Early Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * As protector of Chicago businessman The front page has one column headings that include: "CHICAGO FIRM MAKES GUNMAN A PARTNER" "Old Business Concern Takes In Scarface Al Capone as a Protector" and more. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2015 14:14

$44.00
136864

GREAT ST. PATRICK'S DAY FLOOD Pittsburgh Williamsport PA Disaster 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371457602752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1936 * The Great St. Patrick's Day Flood * Williamsport, Pennsylvania - Susquehanna River The front page has a four column headline: "135 DEAD, 200,000 HOMELESS IN FLOODS; WHEELING DELUGED, WASHINGTON HIT, NEW ENGLAND CUT OFF ABOVE HARTFORD" with many subheads. (see) Also a two column headline on the front page: "Williamsport, Pa., Scene of Desolation; City in Darkness and Damaged by Fire" (see) Coverage on the Pittsburgh Flood of 1936 in which much of the Northeast was inundated with flood waters. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2015 11:24

$35.00
136826

Outlaw JOHN DILLINGER GANG Flint Michigan Bank ROBBERY Holdup 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391285328654

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1934 * John Dillinger gang * Flint, Michigan bank robbery Page 3 has one column headings: "$30,000 RAID IS LAID TO DILLINGER GANG" "Presence of Leader Himself in Foray on Bank at Flint, Mich., Is Doubted" "Woman One Of The Band" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:29

$48.00
136822

AVONDALE Plymouth PA Pennsylvania MINE Mining FIRE Disaster 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371456922861

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, September 7, 1869 * Avondale Mine disaster * 1st report - early * Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Page 2 headlines: "Awful Loss of Life"; "Terrible Disaster in the Mines"; "Two Hundred Men Suffocated to Death" and "Fire in a Shaft at Plymouth, Pa. - Excitement Among the Miners". Text on this takes up about 1/3 of a column. Other news of the day. This issue has little wear along the spine, otherwise nice. Complete in 4 pages.

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:25

$38.00
136821

Rare MILWAUKEE & Fort Akinson Jefferson Co WISCONSIN1860 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391285324070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WISCONSIN CHIEF, Milwaukee & Fort Akinson, October 17, 1860 * Uncommon title This uncommon 4 page newspaper has news of the day with advertisements. Rare to find issue from Wisconsin prior to the civil war. This issue has little foxing and minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:24

$33.00
136819

ERNIE PYLE American Journalist KILLED Death Okinawa 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371456921402

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 19, 1945 * Ernie Pyle killed (1st report) * American GI journalist * Lejima - Okinawa Island A two column heading near the bottom of the front page announces: "Ernie Pyle Is Killed on Ie Island; Foe Fired When All Seemed Safe" Lengthy text continues inside with two related photos. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:22

$75.00
136810

Actress MARGARET LAWRENCE & Louis Bennison Murder Suicide 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391285314494

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1929 * Actress Margaret Lawrence murder * Louis Bennison suicide * Wallace Eddinger The front page has a two column headline: "MARGARET LAWRENCE SLAIN BY LOUIS BENNISON, ACTOR, WHO ENDS LIFE IN HER HOME" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with two photos. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:12

$34.00
136774

USS OHIO United States Navy Launching & SLAVER SHIPS Captured 1820 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454686616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, June 3, 1820 * USS Ohio launching - United States Navy * African slave trade - slavers ships captured The front page has: "The Infamous Trade" beginning: "Ten slave vessels had been captured by the U.S. ship Cyane..." with some details (see). Most of the issue is taken up with: ":Mr. Baldwin's Speech on the Tariff". The back page has a brief item beginning: "The U.S. ship of the line 'Ohio' was launched at New York on Tuesday last...She glided into the water in a majestic stile and no accident occurred..." (see). Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia: "Niles edited and published the Weekly Register until 18... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2015 13:50

$32.00
136768

PORTLAND NY New York Cross-Cut Railroad X-Mas Eve TRAIN WRECK 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454682144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, December 25, 1872 * Christmas eve train wreck disaster * Cross Cut Railroad - Portland, New York The front page has a one column headings: "The Most Terrible Slaughter of the Year" "Horrible Railroad Casualties" "Two Trains Thrown Over Steep Embankments" and more. 1st report coverage on the Cross-Cut Railroad train disaster near Portland, New York. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 01, 2015 13:41

$36.00
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