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153306

Early UNITED STATES NAVY Rules & Regulations 1820 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911376493

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 13, 1820 * Early United States Navy Within this issue are: "Rules & Regulations of the Navy" which take over a full page; "Constitution of Spain" which continues into the 8 page "Supplement" issue. Complete in 24 pages scattered foxing, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia: "Niles edited and published the Weekly Register until 1836, making it into one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States and himself into one of the most influential journalists of his day. Devoted primarily to politics, Niles' Weekly Register is considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:19

$35.00
153293

HENRY FORD Automobile Motor Company Car Founder DEATH 1st Rpt 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911008203

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1947. * Henry Ford death (1st report) * Automobile pioneer - Detroit, Michigan The front page has a two column headline: "HENRY FORD IS DEAD AT 83 IN DEARBORN" with subheads that include: "Pioneer In Autos" "Leader in Production Founded Vast Empire in Motors in 1903" and more. Lengthy coverage continues on page 32 with photo of Ford. Too much text to photograph all. Nice to have in this famous NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 int... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2017 07:13

$92.00
153286

CHARLES CURTIS Hebert Hoover United States Vice President DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742637472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 9, 1936 * Charles Curtis death (1st report) * American attorney & politician * Herbert Hoover vice president The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CURTIS DIES AT 76 IN CAPITAL HOME OF HEART DISEASE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. Loads of test. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition, some spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2017 14:02

$34.00
153265

MARIO DE BERNARDI Italian Aviator Seaplane Airplane SPEED RECORD 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371907886782

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1928 * Major Mario de Bernardi * World War I fighter pilot * Seaplane air racer - speed record The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Major de Bernardi Flies 350 Miles an Hour; Averages 318.57 Miles, Setting New Record" (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.

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:02

$33.00
153226

OLD YANKEES STADIUM Baseball Disaster New York BABE RUTH Gehrig 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391740765018

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1929 * Old Yankee Stadium stampede disaster * The house Ruth built * New York Yankees - Babe Ruth - Lou Gehrig The top of the front page has a three column headline: "TWO KILLED, 62 HURT IN YANKEE STADIUM AS RAIN STAMPEDES BASEBALL CROWD; VICTIMS ARE CRUSHED AT BLEACHER EXIT" with many subheads and list of the dead and injured. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. First report coverage on the stampede inside Yankee Stadium following a sudden rain downpour that resulted in 2 deaths and many injured. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of ... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2017 15:31

$62.00
153214

RMS QUEEN MARY Cunard Ocean Liner MAIDEN VOYAGE to America 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371906198257

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1936. * Cunard liner RMS Queen Mary * Maiden voyage to America (during) The top of the front page has a one column heading: "QUEEN MARY SETS NEW DAY'S RECORD, THEN SLOWS IN FOG" with subheads. (see). Lengthy coverage continues inside with 4 related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 28, 2017 14:13

$35.00
153198

ANTONIO SCOTTI Italian Baritone Metropolitan Opera Fame DEATH 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371905421545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 29, 1936 * Antonio Scotti death (1st report) * Italian baritone from Naples, Italy * Metropolitan Opera "The Met" fame The top of the page 8 has a one column heading: "ANTONIO SCOTTI, 70, NOTED SINGER, DIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage includes 3 related photos and illustration. 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2017 15:21

$34.00
153196

ELEFTHERIOS VENIZELOS Liberal Prime Minister of Greece DEATH 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391739915188

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1936 * Eleftherios Venizelos death * Prime Minister of Greece * Liberal-democratic party The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "VENIZELOS IS DEAD IN PARIS EXILE AT 71" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Eleftherios Venizelos, Prime Minister of Greece. 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2017 15:18

$34.00
153189

1905 Large MAP of Railroads in Springfield Massachusetts - Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371905410199

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 19, 1905 * Great map of the railroads in Springfield, MA * 1905 original * Thumbnail photo and much re: Willis Phelps The front page of section 2 contains a very displayable map of 1905 railroads in Springfield, Massachusetts. The map measures approximately 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, and is surrounded by related text (including the thumbnail photo and info re: Willis Phelps) which fills all of the page and continues on to an inside page. A great issue for railroad enthusiasts! Other news of the day is found throughout. This offering includes the complete 2nd section only (pages 11-20), but the 1st page of the section reads and has the look of a fro... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2017 15:04

$55.00
153188

KING TUTANKHAMUN Pharaoh Sarcophagus TOMB 4th Chamber Discovery 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371905408657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1928 * King Tutankhamun discovery * Egyptian Pharaoh 4th chamber * Egyptologist Howard Carter The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "NEW FINDS IN TOMB OF TUT-ANKH-AMEN" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2017 15:02

$45.00
153163

OSCAR ASCHE Australian Actor Director Writer Chu Chin Chow DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371904445713

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1936 * Oscar Asche death * Australian actor & more * Chu Chin Chow musical fame The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "OSCAR ASCHE DEAD; AUTHOR AND ACTOR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Australian actor, director and writer, Oscar Asche. He was best known for his record-breaking musical Chu Chin Chow. 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 rathe... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2017 15:18

$34.00
153124

SNYDER OK Oklahoma Kiowa County F5 TORNADO Disaster 1905 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900936309

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 12, 1905 * Snyder, Oklahoma tornado * F5 tornado disaster The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "Dead May Exceed 100" "From Oklahoma Tornado" and more. (see) Coverage on the F5 tornado that hit Snyder, Oklahoma, one of the worst natural disasters in that state. Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning with a little margin wear, somewhat fragile, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 22, 2017 15:36

$33.00
153120

JOHN DILLINGER Post Crown Point, Indiana Jail Escape HUNTED 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900932723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1934 * John Dillinger hunted in the Midwest * Post Crown Point, Indiana jail escape The top of the back page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER SOUGHT IN CHICAGO FLATS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the hunt for John Dillinger shortly after his famous escape from Crown Point, Indiana jail. 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2017 15:30

$33.00
153113

3rd BATTLE OF THE AINSE Chemin des Dames Begins World War I WWI 1918 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900926844

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 28, 1918 * 3rd battle of the Ainse begins * World War I The front page has a three column headline: "VAST GERMAN FORCE EFFECTS CROSSING OF THE AINSE RIVER" with subheads. (see) Coverage during World War I including the beginning of the third battle of the Aisne. Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning, some margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 22, 2017 15:20

$33.00
153088

James LICK OBSERVATORY Mount Hamilton California Founding 1876 Denver Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391736373099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WELDON & LEONARD'S REAL ESTATE CIRCULAR & PRICE LIST, San Francisco, California, March 1, 1876 * Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton founding The ftpg. has: "Another Monument" which begins: "When James Lick executed his deed of gift, donating his immense property to various benevolent & scientific societies of this state, he provided that $750,000 should be expended in the construction and maintenance of an observatory..." which would become the now-famous Lick Observatory. Various details on its construction, access, etc. The balance of the issue has a focus on real estate with some laughable prices for acreage in Northern California, some of which is present-day Silicon Valley. A terrific ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2017 07:34

$87.00
153021

PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS St. Louis Cardinals World Series Baseball 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733959385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 5, 1931 * Philadelphia Athletics vs. St. Louis Cardinals * World Series of baseball (game 6) The front page has a nice banner headline proclaiming: "MACKS WIN, 8-1; TYING SERIES AT 3-ALL" with subheads and inning by inning description. (see) Nice for display. Complete in 26 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:16

$45.00
152996

RUDYARD KIPLING English Writer Poet Novelist The Jungle Book DEATH1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733529170

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1936 * Rudyard Kipling death (1st report) * English writer, poet and Novelist * "The Jungle Book" fame The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RUDYARD KIPLING DIES AT AGE OF 70; CONSCIOUS AT END" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 7 with a few related photos. Loads of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subs... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 07:41

$38.00
152995

WAYNE COUNTY JAIL Detroit Michigan Federal Prisoners ESCAPE 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733528442

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1928 * Wayne County jail escape * Detroit, Michigan The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "Twenty-one Men Dig Out of Detroit Jail; Two Are Caught, 19 Escape Into Canada" (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. A little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: 21 ... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 07:39

$33.00
152991

H. H. ASQUITH Liberal Prime Minister of United Kingdom DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391731013964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1928 * H. H. Herbert Henry Asquith death * 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith * Liberal Prime Minister of United Kingdom The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LORD ASQUITH DIES ON ENGLISH ESTATE; PREMIER 8 YEARS" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage 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 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. Give... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2017 14:58

$34.00
152990

BONUS ACT World War I Veterans Compensation Bill $$ Becomes Law 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391731013168

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 28, 1936 * Bonus Act becomes law (1st report) * Adjusted Compensation Payment Act * World War I - WWI military veterans The top of the front page has a three column headline: "BONUS BILL BECOMES LAW; REPASSED IN SENATE, 76-19; PAYMENT WILL BE SPEEDED" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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, librar... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2017 14:56

$33.00
152989

GEORGE V King of the United Kingdom & India FUNERAL Burial 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391731009129

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1936 * George V funeral & burial * King of the United Kingdom The top of the front page has a two column headline: "GEORGE V IS BURIED WITH REGAL POMP AS NATION GRIEVES" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 9 with five 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 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 indi... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2017 14:48

$33.00
152987

DAME CLARA BUTT English Contralto Recitalist Concert Singer DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371895374206

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1936 * Clara Butt death (1st report) * English contralto - concert singer The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "DAME CLARA BUTT, CONCERT STAR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (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 pr... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2017 14:42

$33.00
152963

RMS LUSITANIA Sinking Torpedo Sub Attack WWI War Tensions 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391730080047

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, May 12, 1915 * RMS Lusitania sinking * German torpedo submarine * War tensions grow for U.S. The front page has a short bit headed: "Vanderbilt's Body Found?". Page 2 has: "To Give Germany Chance To Disavow" and pg. 3 has: "MORE BODIES ARE FOUND IN WATER" "Ten Brought In to Small Port on Irish Coast" "Other Men Are Identified" with more subheads (see). Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:30

$39.00
152919

T. E. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA in India Wearing Muslim Garb as a Spy ? 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729757293

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 27, 1928 * T. E. Lawrence Muslim saint - spy ? * World War I - Arab Revolt & more fame The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Report Lawrence Now a Moslim Saint Spying on the Bolshevist Agents in India" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 07:59

$42.00
152908

WILLIAM EDWARD HICKMAN "The Fox" Marion Parker Murder GUILTY 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371893502349

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 10, 1928 * Marion Parker kidnapping and murder * William Edward Hickman found guilty The front page has a one column heading: "FIND HICKMAN SANE, GUILTY OF MURDER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on William Edward Hickman being found guilty for the murder of 12 year old Marion Parker. 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 subscr... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:46

$38.00
152907

HOLLINGER GOLD MINE Timmins Ontario Canada FIRE Miners Disaster 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371893499712

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1928 * Hollinger Gold Mine fire disaster * Timmins, Ontario, Canada The front page has a one column heading: "FIRE TRAPS 47 MEN IN CANADIAN MINE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the fire at the Hollinger Gold Mine in Timmins, Ontario, Canada. Thirty-nine miners perished in this disaster. 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 prima... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:44

$35.00
152859

SAMUEL KINKEAD World War I Fighter Ace RAF Airplane KILLED 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391727627873

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1928 * Aviator Samuel Kinkead killed * South African fighter ace * High Speed Flight RAF The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BRITISH FLIER DIES IN PLUNGE INTO SEA; SOUGHT SPEED MARK" with subheads. (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 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. wikipedia notes: I... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2017 14:21

$34.00
152828

LESLIE STUART Edwardian Musical Comedy English Composer DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371889099309

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1928 * Leslie Stuart death (1st report) * Edwardian musical comedy composer The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "British Composer, Leslie Stuart, Dies" 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 56 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 sub... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 15:50

$34.00
152818

TEHRAN CONFERENCE in Iran World War II FDR Churchill & Stalin 1943 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391725067911

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, December 3, 1943 * Tehran Conference in Iran * Franklin D. Roosevelt - Winston Churchill - Joseph Stalin The top of the front page has a four column headline: "May Issue 'Give in or Die' Ultimatum at Mid-east Meeeting" (see) Coverage on the Tehran Conference meeting between the big three powers in Iran. Other news of the day throughout with much on World War II. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends April 09, 2017 15:26

$33.00
152810

ADELE BLOOD Silent Film & Vaudeville Actress SUICIDE Death 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391725050626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 14, 1936 * Adele Blood suicide death (gun) * Silent movies & vaudeville actress The top of the back page has a one column heading: "ADELE BLOOD HOPE, ACTRESS, ENDS LIFE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of this American actress in silent movies, vaudeville and theater. 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 primary su... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:54

$40.00
152766

HOLY DOOR Papal Major Basilicas Portal Pope Pius XI Closes Seals 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371886959646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1934 * Holy Door - portal of Papal Major Basilicas * Pope Pius XI closes - End of Jubilee Year The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "HOLY DOOR CLOSED; JUBILEE YEAR ENDS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Pope Pius XI closing the Holy Door in Rome. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 07, 2017 16:48

$35.00
152763

DRESDEN Germany Bombings 8th Eighth Air Force (8 AF) 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391723522143

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, February 14, 1945 * Bombing of Dresden Germany * RAF & United States Air Force bombers * World War II - WWII The front page has a one column heading: "U.S. Attack Follows Big RAF Assault On Dresden" with subhead. (see) Note: The bombings were made to try to end the war as quickly as possible so the Allies could focus on Japan. The decision to make these bombings happen was very controversial as many German civilians were at risk of being killed. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 07, 2017 16:40

$32.00
152762

FELIX HUSTON ROBERTSON Last Surviving Confederate General DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371886951821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1928 * Felix Huston Robertson death * Confederate States Army general * Only native-born Texan rebel general * Last surviving general of the Confederacy The top of the front page 17 has a one column heading: "GEN. ROBERTSON DIES AT AGE OF 88" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Felix Huston Robertson, last surviving general of the Confederacy. 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2017 16:39

$34.00
152716

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal PLEADS INSANITY 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722664853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1935 * Albert Fish pleads not guilty * By reason of insanity * 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: "PLEA OF INSANITY ENTERED FOR FISH" 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. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high q... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:35

$52.00
152705

SONNY LISTON WINS Floyd Patterson Heavyweight Boxing TITLE Champ 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722652658

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 26, 1962 * Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson * Heavyweight boxing title fight w/photo Page 6 has a three column headline: "Rematch of Heavyweights Set 'As Soon As Possible'" with caption: "Liston Wins Big" and photo. (see) First report coverage on Sonny Liston becoming heavyweight boxing champion of the world by defeating Floyd Patterson. Also much on the James Meredith being being prevented from entering the University of Mississippi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:09

$36.00
152639

CHARLES LINDBERGH Flies Spirit of St. Louis Smithsonian Institute 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371882008717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1928 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * "Spirit of St. Louis" airplane * Smithsonian Institute in Wash. D.C. The front page has a one column heading: "'WE' FLY TOGETHER ON FINAL JOURNEY" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Charles Lindbergh flying his famous airplane for the last time. 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 16:16

$39.00
152636

MINNESOTA WOMAN Pelican Rapids Otter Tail County Skeleton FOUND 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371882005726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 17, 1932 * Minnesota Woman - skeletal remains * Pelican Rapids, Otter Tail County * Anthropologist Albert Jenks The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Girl Slain in Ice Age Found in Minnesota; Apish Mongol Maid Lived 20,000 Years Ago" (see) Lengthy text continues inside. 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 primary subscribers of th... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 16:12

$35.00
152635

YUKON WV McDowell Co. West Virginia Coal Mine EXPLOSION Disaster 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371882001241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1928 * Yukon, Mcdowell County, West Virginia * Yukon-Pocahontas Coal Company * No. 1 mine explosion disaster Page 31 has a one column heading: "YUKON, W. VA., BLAST KILLS 17 MINERS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the explosion at the Yukon-Pocahontas Coal Company No.1 mine. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscrib... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 16:11

$34.00
152618

OMAHA Triple Crown Thoroughbred Horse Racing PREAKNESS STAKES Win 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881684409

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 12, 1935 * Thoroughbred racehorse - horse racing * Omaha wins Preakness Stakes (2nd of 3) * Triple Crown champion The top of the front page of this section has a two column headline: "OMAHA TAKES PREAKNESS BY SIX-LENGTH MARGIN; 45,000, RECORD, SEE RACE" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the 2nd of 3 historic wins for this famed horse. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, mainly at upper right corner (see), generally nice.

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:43

$40.00
152613

BERMUDA TRIANGLE Mystery Navy Bombers Airplanes GO MISSING in 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881676180

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1945 * Bermuda Triangle Flight 19 disappearance * 5 TBM Avenger torpedo bombers * One of the most famous unsolved mysteries The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "AIR ARMADA OF 252 HUNTS NAVY PLANES" with subhead. (see) This is an actual report of one of the more bizarre mysteries in American history, particularly with the controversy about the existence of a "Bermuda Triangle", and this incident figuring in Spielberg's famous movie. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very hi... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:35

$42.00
152561

Rare JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination 1881 Old West Oroville California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718065196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MERCURY, Oroville, Butte County, California, Sept. 23, 1881 * James A. Garfield assassination * Rare Old West title All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered. Page 3 has at the top: "A Bereaved Nation" with subheads: "President Garfield Dies from the Effects of Guiteau's Bullet--The Closing Scene--Last Official Bulletin of the Physicians--What the Post-mortem Examination Revealed--The New President--Proclamation by Governor Perkins..." and more This report takes full half of page 2, plus there is some editorial talk on page 2. Four pages, folio size, great condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:24

$60.00
152554

ITALIAN GRAND PRIX Motor Racing Emilio Materassi Wreck DISASTER 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718052296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 10, 1928 * 1928 Italian Grand Prix at Monza * Emilio Materassi - Bugatti Type 35 * Auto - motor race wreck disaster Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "19 Killed, 26 Hurt, at Auto Grand Prix in Italy; Racing Car Plunges Into Crowd at Grand Stand" (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 hig... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:09

$39.00
152552

CENTRALIA Illinois Coal Dust Mine EXPLOSION Disaster 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880415582

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1947 * Centralia, Illinois * Coal mine explosion disaster The front page has a two column heading: "119 Miners Feared Dead In Explosion at Illinois Pit" (see) First report coverage on the coal mine disaster at Centralia, Illinois. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 ... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:07

$45.00
152539

ELECTRIC STREET CAR Jersey City NJ Prints 1887 Old Scientific American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718037607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 12, 1887 Taking most of the ftpg. are four illus. of: "The Weiss Electric Street Car & The Weiss System As Applied In Jersey City, N.J." The largest illus. shows a street car ascending a hill in Jersey City. Included is a related article. Many other articles & prints of the latest inventions & improvements of the day. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 15:43

$27.00
152489

ITALIAN AVIATORS Carlo el Prete & Arturo Ferrarin AIRPLANE Records1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391716299995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1928 * Airplane endurance record flight * Arturo Ferrarin & Carlo del Prete * Italian aviators World distance record The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Italian Fliers Set a New Endurance Record; Stinson Felicitates Them on 58 1/2 Hour Flight" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice condition. wikipedia notes: Italian aviators Arturo Ferrarin and Carlo del Prete complete a nonstop flight in the Savoia-Marchetti S.64 begun on May 31 during which they have made 51 round trips between Torre Flavia (in Ladispoli) and Anzio. The flight breaks three worl... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:50

$34.00
152482

1 WALL STREET Manhattan Real Estate Plot SOLD 1928 New York City Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391716297079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 2, 1928 * 1 One Wall Street "Chimney Corner" * Real estate sold for bank skyscraper Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Corner at 1 Wall St., World's Richest, Is Sold For $7,000,000 for 46-Story Bank Skyscraper" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A few small binding sl... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:41

$34.00
152477

EDGAR FAHS SMITH York Pa Amercian Scientist Chemistry DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391716289405

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1928 * Edgar Fahs Smith death (1st report) * American scientist - chemistry * American Chemical Society * University of Pennsylvania The top of page 25 has a one column heading: "DR. EDGAR F. SMITH, NOTED CHEMIST, DIES" with subheads and related photo. (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 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 subscriptio... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:35

$34.00
152470

AL JOLSON Ruby Keeler Wedding Blackface ACTOR Comedian Singer AD 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371878687952

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 22, 1928 * Al Jolson & Ruby Keeler * Actress - actor - singer Near the bottom of the front page has two column heading: "Jolson Secretly Weds Ruby Keeler, Actress" First report coverage on wedding of Al Jolson and Ruby Keeler. The back page has a large advertisement for Vitaphone by Warner Bros. The ad shows different facial expressions of Al Jolson in blackface. 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,... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:24

$37.00
152441

BILL HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Inventor Thomas Edison 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714232119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 31, 1878 * Outlaw Bill Hildebrand * Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker * Inventor Thomas Edison The top of page 3 has heads including: "BRED IN THE BONE" "Bill Hildebrand Following in Sam's Footsteps" which begins: "William Hildebrand, a brother of the renowned Missouri desperado, Sam Hildebrand, following the apparent instinct of the family, show Hugo Veth..." with a bit more (see). And the back page has over a full column on: "Tom Edison Back Again" "The Marvelous Man Returns to His Workshop Full of Prairie Breezes" "How He Tried the Tasimeter in a Hurricane--Beset a Hen House & Killed a Dead Jack Rabbit" after his trip to the West. Ten pages, very nice cond... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:09

$38.00
152367

PALUWEH ROKATENDA Island of Palu'e Stratovolcano ERUPTION Disaster1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371875016540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 10, 1928 * Paluweh - Rokatenda * Island of Palu'e * Volcano eruption The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Volcano Kills 1,000 in Dutch East Indies; Wipes Out Six Villages on Paloeweh Island" (see) 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 editions. Nice condition. wikipedia: The island of Pal... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2017 08:47

$33.00
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