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150506

BABE RUTH Bambino New York Yankees Becoming a MLB Baseball IDOL 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391653983796

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, Sept. 29, 1923 * Babe Ruth making his mark in MLB * New York Yankees - Yanks The top of the sports page has a one column head: "Ruth May Add To His Laurels" as his .385 batting average is close to surpassing Harry Heilmann's .395. "...Babe, however, is secure in home run honors with 38 and is so far in front as a scorer...". Also on this page is: "Unassisted Triple Play A Hummer" by George Burns, just the third such play in all of Major League Baseball. Complete in 14 pages, small binding holes near the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 06:43

$43.00
150447

IN OLD KENTUCKY Anita Stewart Silent Film ADVERTISEMENT Poster 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371814396820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, January 29, 1920 * "In Old Kentucky" silent film * Actress Anita Stewart Within this issue is a very nice full page advertisement the 1919 silent film "In Old Kentucky" starring Anita Stewart and playing at the Rialto Theater in Omaha. This ad measures 21 x 16 inches and is great for display. News and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:29

$37.00
150445

Boxer SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Middleweight Boxing Fight at MSG 1943 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391652337119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, February 20, 1943 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jackie Wilson * Madison Square garden The sport's section (page 12) has a two column heading: "Robinson Outpoints Wilson" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:28

$34.00
150416

AUGUST ANHEUSER BUSCH SR. American Beer Magnate SUICIDE Death 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371813373979

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1934 * August Anheuser Busch Sr. suicide death * American brewery president and CEO The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "AUGUST BUSCH ENDS LIFE WITH PISTOL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of August Anheuser Busch Sr., American brewing magnate in St. Louis, Missouri. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to rem... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2017 14:50

$40.00
150403

ALABAMA PITTS Sing Sing Convicted Felon & Kenesaw Mountain Landis 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371813347325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1935 * Convicted felon Alabama Pitts * Kenesaw Mounted Landis * MLB Baseball The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Landis Rules Pitts May Play Ball, But Not in Exhibitions This Year" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. 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... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2017 14:28

$33.00
150401

ANGLO-GERMAN NAVAL AGREEMENT Kriegsmarine & Royal Navy SIGNING 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391651354361

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1935 * Anglo-German Naval Agreement * United Kingdom and Germany * Kriegsmarine vs. Royal Navy The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BRITISH GIVE REICH A 35% NAVAL RATIO, 45% IN SUBMARINES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy reporting continues on page 4 with complete text of the agreement. 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 January 12, 2017 14:25

$33.00
150333

ROSENBERGS SENTENCED Julius & Ethel to Electirc Chair Sing Sing 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648392983

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 5, 1951 * Julius and Ethel Rosenberg sentenced * Russian spies - Atomic bomb * Electric chair - Sing Sing prison in New York The banner headline announces: "BULLETIN: Two Convicted Atom Bomb Spies Are Sentenced To Death" with smaller subheads as well. This is the report of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg being sentenced to death for spying. Complete in 16 pages, good condition.

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Ends January 08, 2017 15:14

$35.00
150331

STEPEHEN A. NASH Thrill Serial Killer Murderer Confesses Killings 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371810391782

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, December 11, 1956 * Stephen A. Nash confesses * Thrill serial killer - murderer The front page has a one column heading: "Tramp Tells of Killing 5; Hints More" with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 08, 2017 15:12

$35.00
150329

AGA KHAN III Bahram Thoroughbred Racehorse Racing Epsom Derby Win 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648389774

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1935 * Aga Khan III thoroughbred racehorse Bahram * Wins Epsom Derby - Surrey, England UK * Sir Sultan Mahommed Shah Page 27 has a seven column headline: "250,000 Watch the Aga Khan's Bahram Annex Epsom Downs Derby" with subheads and photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 th... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2017 15:09

$33.00
150302

TOMMY DORSEY Jazz Trombonist Composer Big Band Bandleader DEATH 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648298141

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 27, 1956 * Tommy Dorsey's bizarre death * Big Band bandleader - trombonist Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Tommy Dorsey Chokes to Death On Food While Asleep in Home" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Tommy Dorsey, American jazz trombonist, composer and bandleader of the Big Band era. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 76 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:30

$75.00
150299

CHARLES MAKLEY John Dillinger Gang Member Criminal Shot & KILLED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648294196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 23, 1934 * Charles Makley shot and killed * John Dillinger gang member * Ohio Penitentiary failed escape The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Dillinger's Pal Slain in Dash; Second Is Shot" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, light toning, some margin wear, but no text loss, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: While waiting for their turn in the electric chair, Makley and Pierpont carved a pair of revolvers from large bars of soap, and blackened them with shoe polish. On September 22, 1934, the two used these props to attempt an escape. They assaulted a guard and freed Clark from his cel... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:23

$34.00
150272

Debutante BARBARA HUTTON Poor Little Rich Girl DIVORCE Assertion 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391647678862

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1935 * Barbara Hutton's pending divorce * "Poor Little Rich Girl" heiress Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Barbara Hutton Will Wed Danish Count After Divorcing Mdivani at Reno This Week" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 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.

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Ends January 07, 2017 15:53

$33.00
150271

FREDERICK GROSS 5 Five Family Members Poisoning Murders Mystery 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371809613699

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 11, 1935 * Frederick Gross family deaths * Poisoning mystery The top of the front page has a one column heading: "5 IN FAMILY KILLED BY A RARE POISON; FATHER IS ACCUSED" with subheads. Lengthy text continues on the back page with photo of Gross. 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. Nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2017 15:52

$33.00
150232

JIM MOLLISON 1st West-to-East Trans-Atlantic Ocean Solo FLIGHT in 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808649649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 22, 1932 * Jim Mollison * Airplane - aviation * 1st solo Atlantic flight (W to E) The front page has a one column heading: "5,000 HAIL MOLLISON, HERE AFTER SEA HOP; FLIGHT BACK SPEEDED" with subheads. Much more on page 3 with related pictorial. Coverage on the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean from West to East. Maybe not as significant as Lindbergh's flight but still a aviation 1st. 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... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:27

$37.00
150231

HENRY AUGUSTUS LUKEMAN Historical Monuments Sculptor DEATH 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808648701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1935 * Henry Augustus Lukeman death (1st report) * American historical monuments sculptor * World War I - Kit Carson & more The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "LUKEMAN IS DEAD; A NOTED SCULPTOR" 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 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 & i... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:26

$38.00
150228

SHENANDOAH Schuylkill Co. Pennsylvania COAL MINERS Strike Riot 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646812672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, September 22, 1900 * Shenandoah, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania * Coal miners' strike riot - mob * Mary Harris "Mother" Jones The top of the front page has a two column heading: "MARTIAL LAW PREVAILS" with subheads. (see) Complete in 10 pages, light toning, some margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:20

$34.00
150219

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Tax Evasion Charge Plea Change MAFIA Mob Boss 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371808637883

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone tax evasion case * Changes plea to Judge H. Wilkerson Page 12 has a one column heading: "CAPONE BEGS A TRIAL AS COURT BARS DEAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Al Capone changing his mind and pleading not guilty after learning he may get a hefty jail sentence on the tax evasion charge. This case would eventually lead to his demise. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:06

$46.00
150166

JIM MOLLISON 1st West-to-East Trans-Atlantic Ocean Solo FLIGHT in 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646127490

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Arizona, August 20, 1932 * Jim Mollison makes it * Airplane - aviation * 1st solo Atlantic flight (W to E) The front page has a banner headline: "LONDON FLYER MAKES NEW BRUNSWICK SAFELY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean from West to East. Maybe not as significant as Lindbergh's flight but still a aviation first. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, Light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 05, 2017 15:25

$42.00
150053

HAWKS PRAIRIE Lacey Olympia Washington Denn Powder Plant EXPLOSION1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371803883179

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1934 * Hawks Prairie, Lacey, Olympia, Washington * J. A. Denn Powder Company explosion disaster The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "10 Killed By Blasts In Dynamite Plant" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:27

$33.00
150050

FIRESIDE CHAT SPEECH Franklin D. Roosevelt WORKS RELIEF PROGRAM 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391641760442

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1935 * Bank Crisis - New Deal * Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR * Works Relief Program * Social Security Act * Fireside Chat (1st report) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "PRESIDENT IN TALK TO NATION PROMISES TO EXPEDITE RELIEF; EMPHASIZES SOCIAL SECURITY" with subheads and complete text of Roosevelt's address on page 2. Lengthy 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 ... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:24

$44.00
150049

ORANGEMEN RIOTS Irish Protestants & Catholics New York City 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371803878880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1870 * Orange Riots ( 1st of two) * New York City * Irish Protestants & Catholics The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "BLOODY RIOT" "The Feud Between the Orangemen and the Catholics Renewed" "Terrible Fight At elm Park" "A Picnic Party of Protestant Irishmen Assailed" and more. (see) First report coverage on the 1st of two Orange Riots in New York City between Irish Protestants "Orangmen" and Irish Catholics. Text takes up 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:23

$27.00
150048

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Beer Baron Tax Evasion Trial ENDS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391641756499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1935 * Dutch Schultz trial ends in a deadlock * Jewish gangster - beer baron - bootlegger The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DEADLOCK OF JURY ENDS SCHULTZ TRIAL; 7 TO 5 AT THE END" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the end of Arthur 'Dutch Schultz' Flegenheimer's trial for income tax evasion that resulted in a jury deadlock. Lengthy text continue inside. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, small piece torn away at bottom left corner (unrelated), otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:22

$33.00
149990

BLACK SUNDAY Dust Bowl Storm Oklahoma & More BLIZZARDS Begins 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371802396948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1935 * Black Sunday begins * Dust Bowl The top of page 31 has a one column heading: "DUST STORM HEADS FOR PACIFIC COAST" with subheads that include: "Only Low Pressure Protects California as Slit Pours on New Mexico, Arizona" "New Clouds In Oklahoma" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 38 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 29, 2016 15:32

$33.00
149950

JIMMY DOOLITTLE Transcontinental Passenger AIRPLANE Record Flight 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391637695052

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1935 * Jimmy Doolittle breaks flight record * Transcontinental transport airplanes The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "DOOLITTLE SPANS U. S. IN 12 HOURS" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Jimmy Doolittle breaking the transcontinental flight record for transport airplanes. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Gi... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:40

$33.00
149944

GEORGE BUGS MORAN Chicago Gangster & Al Capone Rival Arrest JAIL 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371801632308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 22, 1930 * George "Bugs" Moran arrested * Al 'Scarface' Capone rival in jail * Chicago gangster - gangland war Page 5 has a one column heading: "'Bugs' Moran Seized As Chicago Vagrant" with subhead. (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. Nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:26

$40.00
149911

SANDY KOUFAX Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher Announces RETIREMENT 1966 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634424660

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1966 * Sandy Koufax announces retirement * Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers * MLB baseball Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Koufax, Dodger Pitching Star, Retires Because of Ailing Arm" with subhead and photo. (see) Much more in the sport's section (page 39) with banner headline, a few photos and stats. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 68 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:20

$49.00
149900

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT Baldwin v. G.A.F. Seelig, Inc. RULING 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634401284

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1935 * Baldwin v. G.A.F. Seelig, Inc. ruling * United States Supreme Court decision The top of the front page has a two column headline: "U.S. COURT RULES ALBANY VIOLATES INTERSTATE LAW IN CONTROL OF BULK MILK" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with complete court ruling. 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 o... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:04

$38.00
149891

ROBERT BADEN-POWELL Boy Scouts Movement Founder DEATH 1941 WWII Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634389160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 9, 1941 * Robert Baden-Powell death * Boy Scouts leader * Scouting movement Page 3 has a one column heading: "Lord Baden-Powell, Scout Leader, Dies" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Boy Scouts pioneer, Robert Baden-Powell. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:49

$37.00
149877

AUGUSTA, LADY GREGORY Irish Playwright writer & Folklorist DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371798960721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1932 * Augusta, Lady Gregory death * Irish playwright & folklorist * Amelia Earhart's recent solo flight Page 19 has a one column heading: "LADY GREGORY DEAD; IRISH PLAYWRIGHT" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Augusta, Lady Gregory, Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager. 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 wer... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:30

$38.00
149873

BABE RUTH Agrees to Join BOSTON BRAVES Baseball Team in 1935 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634359455

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1935 * Babe Ruth agrees to join Boston Braves The sport's section (page 23) has a banner headline: "Plan to Succeed McKechnie as Manager of Braves in 1936 Disclosed by Ruth" with subheads that include: "RUTH WILL PILOT BRAVES NEXT YEAR" "Salary Fixed At 25,000" and more. (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 42 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:23

$38.00
149863

TRI-STATE GANG Robbers Robert Mais & Walter Legenza CAPTURE 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796931614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1935 * Tri-State Gang - Great Depression era * Robert Mais and Walter Legenza photos The front page has a one column heading: "MAIS GANG TRAPPED; KIDNAP PLANS TOLD" with subheads. (See) Lengthy first report coverage continues on the back page with photos of Walter Legenza and Robert Mais. 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 high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscri... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:21

$33.00
149843

PROHIBITION COMES TO AN END Beer & Liquor Returns in ICELAND 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631345685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1935 * Prohibition ends in Iceland * Beer returns - legal liquor The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Iceland Ends Prohibition; Few Drink Excessively" (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2016 07:11

$33.00
149842

HELENE BOUCHER French Aviatrix Pilot Killed Airplane Crash 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391631344910

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1934 * Helen Boucher killed * French aviatrix - pilot * Airplane crash accident Page 6 has one column heading: "Famous Aviatrix Killed" "Helene Boucher, French Holder of Speed and Height Marks, Dies" with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2016 07:10

$33.00
149832

SLOT MACHINES Illegal Depression Era Gambling w/ Mayor LaGuardia 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796706331

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1934 * Slot machines seized and destroyed * Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia photo * Depression era illegal gambling The front page has a one column heading: "1,155 SLOT MACHINES SUNK IN SOUND" with subheads that include: "Mayor Smashes Several and Heaves Others From Barge Off Heart Island" and more. (see) Coverage continues inside with nice photo of Mayor La Guardia smashing the slot machines with a sledgehammer. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, light toning, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2016 06:41

$38.00
149829

J. S. FLETCHER English Author Novelist Detective Fiction DEATH 1935 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796704860

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1935 * Joseph Smith Fletcher death * English author - detective fiction The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "J. S. FLETCHER DIES; POPULAR NOVELIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of J. S. Fletcher, English journalist and author who specialized in detective fiction during the "Golden Age". 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 t... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 06:37

$33.00
149803

Rare DAVENPORT Iowa Civil War w/ Battle of Rich Mountain WV 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371795265553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, July 13, 1861 * Rare title from the Civil War * Battle of Rich Mountain - West Virginia Top of the front page has column heads: "GLORIOUS NEWS!" "Three Battles!" "McClellan Totally Defeats the Rebels!" "Another Victory in Western Virginia!" "Rebels Again Defeated in Missouri!" and more. War reports continue on pgs. 2 & 4. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends December 21, 2016 13:50

$28.00
149764

LONE PINE EARTHQUAKE Inyo County Owens Valley California 1872 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371792959743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1872 * Lone Pine earthquake * California The front page has small one column headings: "Earthquake In California" "Goods Shaken from Shelves and Walls Cracked--Duration Twenty Seconds" First report on the Lone Pine, California earthquake. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light foxing spots, nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2016 14:13

$32.00
149737

FRANK NITTI Al Capone Hitman SHOT Chicago Police Gangland War 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391626215241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, December 20, 1932 * Frank Nitti shot by Chicago police * Al Capone henchman - gangsters The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WOUND CAPONE AIDE IN CHICAGO; FIND NAME LIST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the shooting of famous Al Capone hitman, Frank Nitti, by Chicago police. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 17, 2016 15:38

$39.00
149688

WHALING FLEET Disaster Bowhead Whales Hunting Arctic Ice Jam 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791086171

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 7, 1871 * Whaling disaster of 1871 * Bowhead whales hunting * Arctic ice jam The front page has a very brief article headed with small heading: "The Whaling Fleet Disaster" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Whaling Disaster of 1871 was an incident off the northern Alaskan coast in which a fleet of 33 American whaling ships were trapped in the Arctic ice in late 1871 and subsequently abandoned. It dealt a serious blow to the American whaling industry, already in decline.

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Ends December 16, 2016 15:19

$27.00
149654

HAROLD UREY Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Deuterium Isotopes 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391624211724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 16, 1934 * Harold Urey - American physical chemist * Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry * Discovery of deuterium - isotopes The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "NOBEL AWARD GOES TO PROFESSOR UREY" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Harold Urey winning the Nobel Prize in chemistry. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Giv... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2016 15:33

$33.00
149652

HELEN GILLIS Woman Outlaw & Baby Face Nelson's Widow ARRESTED 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371790343141

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1934 * Woman outlaw Helen Gillis arrested * Baby Face Nelson's widow * Gangster - bank robber The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BABY FACE NELSON'S WIDOW A PRISONER IN BANDIT ROUND-UP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the arrest of Helen Gillis, widow of American bank robber, Baby Face Nelson. Report continues inside with photo of Gillis. 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, al... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2016 15:28

$33.00
149545

MACROBERTSON AIR RACE London to Melbourne Airplane w/ Mollisons 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620973167

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1934 * MacRobertson Trophy Air Race * London to Melbourne airplane event * Melbourne Centenary celebrations * Jim and Amy Mollison photo The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MOLLISONS' LEAD IN RACE IMPERILED BY FAULT OF PLANE" with subheads. (see) More on page 26 with related pictorial. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2016 15:50

$33.00
149540

PENN STATE Nittany Lions College Football Game vs. Lehigh & more 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786903722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 10, 1934 * Penn State Nittany Lions * NCAA college football games Page 4 of this section has one column heading: "PENN STATE WINS FROM LEHIGH, 31-0" with subheads and lineups (see) Many other college football games reported as well. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2016 15:43

$28.00
149538

BATTLE OF HIGHBURY Famous England vs. Italy Soccer Football Match 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620969331

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1934 * Battle of Highbury * FIFA World Cup match * England vs. Italy soccer * Arsenal Stadium The sport's section (page 30) has a one column heading: "ENGLAND TRIUMPHS AT SOCCER, 3-2" with subheads and lineups. (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 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 rat... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 15:40

$33.00
149537

JAMES MARK BALDWIN American Philosopher & Psychologist DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786893191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 9, 1934 * James Mark Baldwin death * Psychology - psychiatry - evolution * Princeton University The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "JAMES M. BALDWIN, PSYCHOLOGIST, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of James Mark Baldwin, American philosopher and psychologist. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very whi... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 15:38

$33.00
149436

RAYMOND POINCARE Prime Minister & President of France DEATH 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786076777

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1934 * French Statesman Raymond Poincaré death * Prime Minister & President of France The front page has a one column heading: "POINCARE IS DEAD; WAR STATESMAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo. (see) Lengthy 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 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & instit... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2016 14:30

$33.00
149433

ALICE SPEED-STOLL Kidnapping for Ransom Wife of Wealthy Oilman 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620046364

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1934 * Alice Speed-Stoll kidnapping for ransom The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Mrs. B. V. Stoll Kidnapped From Her Louisville Home" with subhead. (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 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 editio... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2016 14:23

$33.00
149399

CARTERVILLE IL Illinois Coal Mine Race Riot NEGROES Killed 1899 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391619285934

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, September 18, 1899 * Carterville IL Illinois * Mining race war (1st report) * Negroes lynchings The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "NEGROES SHOT DOWN" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 09, 2016 15:41

$30.00
149395

NEW RICHMOND WI St. Croix County Wisconsin TORNADO Disaster 1899 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371785407319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 14, 1899 * New Richmond, Wisconsin * St. Croix County * 1899 Tornado disaster The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "CYCLONE'S DEAD" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 09, 2016 15:36

$30.00
149347

TEXTILE WORKERS STRIKE Cotton Silk & Wool Mills Industries BEGINS 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371784382080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 2, 1934 * Textile Workers Strike begins The top of the front page has a three column headline: "TEXTILE PEACE EFFORT FAILS; SILK WORKERS ORDERED OUT; NEW RULING ON BARGAINING" with subheads. Lengthy text continues inside with two related photos. 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 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 08, 2016 12:55

$33.00
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