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JOHN MAXWELL British Army Offcier & Easter Rising Fame DEATH 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391432556621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1929 * Sir John Maxwell death * British Army officer * Easter Rising executions fame Page 21 has a one column heading: "GENERAL MAXWELL DIES AT CAPE TOWN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir John Grenfell Maxwell. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell was a British Army officer and colonial governor. He served in the Mahdist War in the Sudan, the Boer War, and in the First World War, but he is best known for ordering the execution of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland. He retir... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:22

$38.00
143182

SCHIENENZEPPELIN Zeppelin Propeller Railcar World SPEED Record 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597980373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1931 * Schienenzeppelin - rail zeppelin - railcar The top of the front page has a two column heading: "'Rail Zeppelin' Speeds 143.75 Miles an Hour; World Record Is Set on Hamburg-Berlin Run" (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. wikipedia notes: On 21 June 1931, Schienenzep... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:39

$34.00
143181

RUTH ROWLAND NICHOLS 1st Woman Transatlantic Airplane Flight Try 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391431771871

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1931 * Ruth Rowland Nichols airplane crash * 1st Woman solo Transatlantic flight attempt * Newfoundland - Canada The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS HURT IN CRASH AT ST. JOHN ON WAY TO EUROPE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 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 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 May 11, 2016 14:38

$34.00
143169

ARTHUR GRIFFITH Irish Free State Dail Eirean President ELECTION 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597958466

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 11, 1922 * Arthur Griffith election win * President of Dail Eireann * Irish Free State - Ireland The front page has a one column heading: "BRITISH TO FREE ERIN PRISONERSHELD IN REVOLT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the election of President of Dail Eireann, Arthur Griffith. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a few small blue pencil markings, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:11

$33.00
143167

ALFRED WEGENER German Polar Arctic Pioneer Body FOUND Greenland 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597956433

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1931 * Alfred Wegener's body found in the Arctic * German polar researcher, geophysicist & meteorologist The top of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Wegener's Body Found in Greenland Waste; Died Peacefully, Buried in Furs by Native" (see) First report coverage on German polar researcher Alfred Wegener's body found in Greenland. 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 & institutio... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:08

$34.00
143166

SOLOMON 'SOLLY' JOEL South Africa DIAMONDS King Financier DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597954884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1931 * Solomon "Solly" Joel death * Jewish - Judaica * South African diamonds king Page 3 has a one column heading: "OKLAHOMA INDIAN PLANS GLOBE FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) Page 17 has a one column heading: "SOLLY JOEL IS DEAD; 'KING OF DIAMONDS'" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Solomon Joel, diamond baron and thoroughbred horse racing owner/breeder. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:06

$33.00
143116

ORIGIN OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM Harold Jeffreys Theory Planets Cosmos 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371595580112

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, May 3, 1931 * Origin of the solar system * Harold Jeffreys' theory * Planets - moons Page 4 of this section has a banner headline: "ORIGIN OF SOLAR SYSTEM EXPLAINED IN A NEW THEORY; An English Scientist Holds That the Earth and the Other Planets, Together With Their Satellites, Were Created Through a Stupendous Cosmic Collision and That the Moon Never Was Part of the Earth" with smaller subheads and two related sketches. Lengthy text. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 20 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2016 14:39

$30.00
143089

ALBERT A. MICHELSON Physicist Death & Albert Einstein's Theory 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594801955

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1931 * Albert A. Michelson death (1st report) * American physicist - 'speed of light' work * Albert Einstein's theory of relativity The front page has a one column heading: "A. A. MICHELSON DIES; FAMOUS SCIENTIST" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Page 3 also has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN EXPOUNDS HIS RELATIVITY VIEW" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 07, 2016 14:50

$37.00
142994

Great (4) FOUR CENTURY London Gazette 1600's 1700's 1880's 1900's Newspapers SET


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426743128

Shown are 4 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE England. These four issues cover the past four centuries being 100 years apart with dates being: August 21, 1671; December 21, 1771; August 29, 1871; and September 23, 1971. Each contain news of the day, lots of royal related news. This title is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world and is still published today. Of interest is that the format changed very little over 400 years save for the number of pages. The set of 4 issues come in a custom made 4 section, acid free folder for display with the title and years printed on the front (see). A very rare opportunity for a set of 4 issues of the same title spanning a 400 year period. ... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:42

$240.00
142982

Actress JEAN HARLOW Director Paul Bern Hollywood SUICIDE Death 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426705907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, September 6, 1932 * Director Paul Bern suicide death * Actress Jean Harlow Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "INVESTIGATE BERN SUICIDE" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide of Paul Bern, husband of the famous movie actress, Jean Harlow. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, Light toning, generally nice.

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:16

$40.00
142979

ARIZONA APACHE WARS General George Crook Victory Sierra Madres 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426698770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, June 13, 1883 * Arizona Apache Wars * General George Crook This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "Crook's Campaign" "The Gallant Indian Fighter Again On American Soil" and more. (see) Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:11

$32.00
142927

ALMA RUBENS American Hollywood Film & Stage Actress DEATH 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371592427628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1931 * Alma Rubens death (1st report) * American film & stage actress * Victim of cocaine abuse Page 23 has a one column heading: "ALMA RUBENS DIES; FORMER FILM STAR" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of American film actress and stage performer, Alma Rubens. She is an early example of someone famous in Hollywood that became addicted to drugs that ruined her career. 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 pre... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2016 15:23

$37.00
142888

Rare NORWALK Huron County OHIO SS Austria Disaster & Comet Donati 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589764926

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, Oct. 7, 1858 * Rare title The ftpg. has over 2 12 columns on the: "Destruction of The Steamer Austria by Fire!" "Terrible Loss of Human Life!" in which 449 lost their lives (see hyperlink for more). Also on the ftpg. is an editorial on: "The Fugitive Slave Law" as well as: "Professor Mitchell on the Comet" which is a nice item on Donati's Comet, taking nearly a full column (see hyperlink). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:43

$29.00
142885

(10) 19th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1836 Original Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589762805

Shown are 10 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, 1836 Although there is some literary content this newspaper also has much current news of the day. This is a lot of ten issues from this year. All are never bound nor trimmed, several folds and some rubbing to the top fold at the masthead, scattered foxing, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:40

$29.00
142877

RUTH HOWLAND NICHOLS Airplane Women's World Speed Record Broken 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422414070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1931 * Ruth Howland Nichols breaks record * Women's world speed record broken Page 14 has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS MAKES NEW SPEED RECROD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Nichols breaking the Women's world airplane speed record with 210.7 MPH. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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. Give... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:26

$34.00
142873

1772 MIDDLESEX London England Pre Revolutionary War w/ Red Tax Stamp Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391422398530

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, April 25, 1772 * Uncommon 18th century title Various news of the day with the ftpg. having a short bit: "The circumstance of making the American governors independent of their several Assemblies is generally deemed the wisest regulation that has lately taken place in government..." (see). Four pages, a printing error distorts the right side of the masthead, small piece from the spine margin affects noting. Nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:19

$29.00
142806

PROHIBITION RULED VALID No Beer & Liquor - Dry Law to Continue 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371588102281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 25, 1931 * National Prohibition Act held valid * Eighteenth Amendment argument * Dry law to continue in the U.S. The front page has a one column heading: "DRY LAW HELD VALID BY SUPREME COURT; RULING IS UNANIMOUS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the United States v. Sprague Supreme Court decision with complete text on page 21. 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 ra... See More  

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Ends April 29, 2016 15:03

$75.00
142760

RUTH HOWLAND NICHOLS Airplane Altitude Flight Record Broken 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587366251

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1931 * Ruth Howland Nichols breaks record * World altitude record (Women) * Airplane flight to 28,743 feet The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS SOARS SIX MILES ABOVE CITY, SETTING NEW RECORD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Nichols. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:28

$34.00
142759

ROCKETS SLED Syracuse University Student Ice Boat w/ Photo 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587365139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1931 * Rocket sled on ice test w/ photo * Syracuse University student Page 16 has one column headings that include: "ROCKET SLED LEAPS AT A DAZZLING PACE" "Syracuse Student Vaults Fifty Feet in 2-5 of a Second on Oneida Lake" and more with photo. (see) First record coverage ob Harry W. Bull traveling on the 1st rocket ice-boat on record. 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, allowin... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:27

$38.00
142758

1st Ever LIQUID FUELED Rocket Launch - Johannes Winkler 1931 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391419199357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1931 * 1st liquid fueled rocket launch * Johannes Winkler Page 27 has one column headings: "LIQUID-FUEL ROCKET IN SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT" "First Projectile So Driven Rises 1,000 feet in German Test and Lands as Planned" First report coverage on the the very 1st successful launched liquid-fueled rocket. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1at section only with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Johannes Winkler was a German rocket pioneer who founded the first German rocket society and launched the first successful liquid-... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:23

$39.00
142753

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH Masthead Engravings PIRATES 1728 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587357788

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Sept. 6, 1728 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings Simply a beautiful issue of this handsome newspaper, with both engravings in the masthead apparently being early strikes as they are very sharp & clean (see), along with the engraving of the first letter of the text. The ftpg. has an item noting in part: "The peace between this Republick and the Algerines was a very knotty piece of work; the inhabitants of that pyratical place being almost to a man against it, & complaining to the government that since their last peace with Holland, they had hardly taken a prize so they must of course be impoverished..." (see). The back page has an interesting... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:17

$57.00
142751

CIUDAD VICTORIA Tamaulipas Occupation Mexican-American War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587355960

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Feb. 2, 1847 Page 3 has: "Interesting From the Army" with news concerning events near Victoria, Mexico, including: "...that Brig. General Quitman had, on the 29th of Dec., occupied the city of Victoria, the capital of the State of Tamaulipas..." with more. Also: "General Taylor arrived at Victoria with the division of Brig. Gen. Twiggs..." with more. Four pages, loss to a lower corner on back leaf affects just a few words & none of the noted reports.

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Ends April 28, 2016 15:14

$28.00
142710

Rare 18th Century GLASGOW SCOTLAND w/ Red Tax Stamp 1799 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418738754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLASGOW COURIER, Scotland, April 4, 1799 * Uncommon title * Red tax stamp (partial) * 18th century original A typical "newsy" newspaper of the day but a somewhat less common title from Scotland. Four pages, folio size, partial red tax stamp at the very top, very nice condition.

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Ends April 28, 2016 07:11

$27.00
142703

Rare 18th Century WORCESTERSHIRE ENGLAND w/ Red Stamp 1773 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587052925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BERROW'S WORCESTER JOURNAL, England, Sept. 23, 1773 A typical newspaper of the day with ornate lettering in the masthead. Certainly one of the less common 18th century titles. Four pages, various wear at the margins, a bit irregular at the spine, red inked tax stamp on the ftpg.

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Ends April 28, 2016 06:53

$38.00
142694

JUDGE KENESAW MOUNTAIN LANDIS Becomes MLB Baseball Commissioner 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418106357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, January 12, 1921 * Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis * Becomes 1st MLB Baseball commissioner Page 7 has a two column heading: "Baseball Finally Put On Reconstructive Basis" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, a little light staining, a few small margin tears, generally nice. wikipedia notes: While serving as a Federal judge, Landis, an ardent baseball fan, was selected as chairman of a new National Commission of baseball. The owners decided to appoint a commission made up entirely of non-baseball men to restore confidence in the sport following the 1919 Black Sox Scandal, perhaps the worst of a number of incidents... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:38

$34.00
142679

Rare JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York Albany Speech 1798 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371586526034

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Jan. 10, 1798 * Governor John Jay The front page has over a full column taken up with: "Speech Of His Excellency John Jay, Esq. Governor of the State of New York..." to his General Assembly at Albany, signed in type: John Jay. Jay would was the nation's first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court before becoming governor of New York. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:19

$40.00
142625

KIN HUBBARD Bellefontaine Ohio American Cartoonist Humorist DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414484269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1930 * Kin McKinney Hubbard death (1st report) * American cartoonist, humorist & journalist * "Abe Martin of Brown County" creator Page 13 has a one column heading: "KIN HUBBARD DIES; FAMOUS HUMORIST" 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 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & in... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 14:07

$33.00
142623

1ST PHOTOGRAPH of the Earth's Curvature w/ Albert William Stevens 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414482746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1930 * 1st photograph of the Earth's curvature * Captain Albert William Stevens The front page has a one column heading: "EARTH'S CURVE SEEN IN PHOTO FROM PLANE" with subheads. See below for history description. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. source: Today in Lab Hist... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 14:05

$33.00
142618

EDDIE CASEY Harvard University Crimson Football Head Coach 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414476049

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1930 * Eddie Casey, American football player & coach * Harvard Crimson football head coaching job The sport's section (page 30) has a banner headline: "Eddie Casey Appointed Head Coach of Harvard Football Team to Succeed Horween" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Eddie Casey becoming the new head coach for the Harvard University football team. 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, allowi... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:52

$33.00
142617

RUTH HOWLAND NICHOLS Transcontinental Airplane Flight Record 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371583365231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1930 * Ruth Howland Nichols breaks record * Transcontinental airplane flight (time) * Charles A. Lindbergh The front page has a one column heading: "RUTH NICHOLS SETS RECORD FROM COAST" with subheads. (see) Article continues inside with photo of Nichols. First report coverage on Ruth Howland Nichols breaking the transcontinental airplane flight record. 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 issu... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:51

$33.00
142614

AMELIA EARHART Willow Grove Pennsylvania AUTOGYRO Flight Record 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414468700

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1930 * Amelia Earhart autogyro flight * Willow Grove, Pennsylvania * First to carry a passenger Page 3 has a one column heading: "Miss Earhart Pilots Passenger In Autogiro" with subhead. See below for history description. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institution... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:40

$37.00
142612

CHARLES K. HARRIS American Songwriter of Popular Music DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414467101

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1930 * Charles K. Harris death * Songwriter of popular music * "Tin Pan Alley" pioneer * "After the Ball" (song) fame Page 21 has a one column heading: "C. K. HARRIS DEAD; NOTED SONG WRITER" 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 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:37

$33.00
142604

NEW YORK YANKEES & Monte Pearson Baseball World Series vs. Reds 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414377169

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM-TIMES, October 5, 1939 * 1939 World Series of baseball (game 1) * New York Yankees vs. Cincinnati Reds The front page has a scoreboard display above the masthead showing the Yankees winning 4-0. A two column headline reads: "PEARSON ALLOWS TOW HITS; YANKS TRIUMPH 4 TO 0" with subheads and box scores. (see) First report coverage on game 1 for the World Series of baseball championship. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, nice condition

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Ends April 23, 2016 11:39

$33.00
142601

SIEGE OF NACO Sonora Mexico Jose Gonzalo Escobar Rebellion 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371583249247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1929 * Siege of Naco, Sonora, Mexico * Jose Gonzalo Escobar Rebellion The front page has a three column headline: "BATTLE OF NACO WOUNDS FOUR AMERICANS; OUR SOLDIERS AND MEXICANS IN CLASH; WASHINGTON RUSHES 18 PLANES TO SCENE" 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 1st section only (Sunday) with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2016 11:36

$33.00
142571

TOMMY BROWN Brooklyn Dodgers YOUNGEST Ever to Hit MLB Home Run 1945 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413535460

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1945 * Tommy Brown - Brooklyn Dodgers * Youngest to ever hit a home run The sport's section (page 24) has a two column heading: "Pirates Swamp Dodgers, 11 to 1; Game Marked by 7 Brook Errors" with subhead: "Tom Brown's First Homer Keeps Roe From Shutout Victory..." with box scores. Brown still holds the record for the youngest MLB baseball player ever to hit a home run (17 years old). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a h... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 15:48

$42.00
142545

BROOKS ROBINSON Baltimore Orioles Baseball Cover PHOTO 1971 Sport's Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413467941

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Oct. 16, 1971 * Brooks Robinson * Baltimore Orioles The full front page color action photo is of: "Brooks Robinson The Model Pro", with inside page reporting. This issue is loaded with sport's news, photos, stats and more. Complete in 72 pages, great condition.

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:16

$28.00
142535

MARCHESE GUGLIELMO MARCONI Marine Radiotelephone Experiments 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582450804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1930 * Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi * Marine radiotelephone experiments * Yacht Elettra laboratory Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Marconi Perfecting Automatic Radiophone; To Install System From Rome to Sardina" (See) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:01

$34.00
142471

18th Century PHILADELPHIA LAND Ground Lots For Sale 1787 Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391409622801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1787 * Early Philadelphia land sale Page 2 has a lengthy item concerning chartering a bank in Pennsylvania. Page 2 also has much reporting on the: "Proceedings of the General Assembly". The back page has a very lengthy list of: "Lots of Ground, to Be Sold" in Philadelphia between Frankford road and the Delaware River. Four pages, some ink stains to page 2, nice condition.

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Ends April 17, 2016 15:15

$42.00
142386

PIERCE THE O'MAHONY OF KERRY Irish Protestant Nationalist DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391408223811

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 1, 1930 * Pierce Charles de Lacy O'Mahony of Kerry death * Irish Protestant nationalist politician & philanthropist Page 19 has a one column heading: "THE O'MAHONY DIES; HEAD OF IRISH CLAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Pierce Charles de Lacy O'Mahony. 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... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 15:07

$34.00
142382

EDDIE RICKENBACKER American WWI Fighter Ace Gets MEDAL OF HONOR 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371576526454

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 7, 1930 * Eddie Rickenbacker - American fighter ace * Congressional Medal of Honor recipient * World War I - 94th Fighter Squadron Page 16 has a one column heading: "HOOVER PINS MEDAL ON RICKENBACKER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Eddie Rickenbacker receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor from President Herbert Hoover. 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 & institu... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 15:03

$34.00
142380

1st Non-Stop AIRPLANE FLIGHT New York to Panama Canal Zone 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371576525105

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 11, 1930 * Captain Roy W. Ammel * Lockheed Explorer Monoplane "Blue Flash" * 1st flight from New York to Panama Canal Zone The front page has a one column heading: "AMMEL FLIES PLANE TO CANAL IN ONE HOP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Roy W. Ammel's 1st non-stop airplane flight from New York to Panama. Article continues inside with photo of Ammel. 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, libr... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 15:00

$34.00
142374

IYLA REPIN 19th Century Russian Realist Painter Artist DEATH 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371576520836

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 30, 1930 * Ilya Repin death (1st report) * Russian realist painter * Art - paintings Page 27 has a one column heading: "ILYA REPIN IS DEAD; RUSSIAN PAINTER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Russian realist painter, Ilya Repin. 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 co... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2016 14:52

$34.00
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INTERNATIONAL POLO CUP Victory Meadowbrook Club Old Westbury NY 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575685896

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1930 * International Polo Cup * United States vs. England * Meadowbrook Polo Club * Old Westbury, New York The front page has a one column heading: "UNITED STATES FOUR BEATS BRITISH, 14-9, RETAINING POLO CUP" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 31) has a banner headline: "United States Retains Polo Cup, Defeating British Four, 14 to 9, Befroe 45,000" with play-by-play description and two related photos. 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 whit... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:18

$37.00
142313

SIR JOHN FRANKLIN'S Lost Expedition & Christopher Columbus Sail ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407495770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 13, 1930 * Christopher Columbus' New World sailing date ? * Sir John Franklin's lost expedition found ? The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Columbus in America Before 1492, But Via Greenland, Savant" with subhead. (see) Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Franklin Skeletons Found by Burwash; Orderly Graves Show Men Died One by One" (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. Giv... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:17

$34.00
142312

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Irish American Gangster Bootlegger Europe Trip 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575682233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1930 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond's trip to Europe * Irish American gangster - prohibition era * SS Belgenland (1914) ocean liner The top of the front page has a two column heading: "'Legs' Diamond Is Aboard Liner Belgenland Wants to Go to Vichy to 'Take Cure,' He Says" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-qua... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:13

$34.00
142287

18th Century PHILADELPHIA Government ? & John Wesley 1788 Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407301531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 16, 1788 * Anglican minister John Wesley * Government to be in Philly ? Page 2 has an item from London noting: "Mr. John Wesley preached in the parish church of Bradford on Sunday...to the most numerous and respectable congregation that ever appeared in that place..." with a bit more. Another item notes in part: "Our brethren of the type in Phila. seem to be labouring very hard to persuade Congress that their city is the only place in the United States for the seat of government..." and more (see). The back page has an ad beginning: "Thirty Dollars Reward. Ran away...a Negro Slave called Nathan...". Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 14, 2016 08:16

$48.00
142271

ROBERT BADEN-POWELL Deep Sea Boy Scouts Fellowship Founding 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404679740

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1928 * Deep Sea Scouts founding - Boy Scouts * Robert Baden-Powell - Scout Movement Page 10 has a one column heading: "Deep Sea Boy Scouts Plan Of Baden-Powell" 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 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 s... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 16:12

$36.00
142267

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW Western Civilization Future Prophecy Lecture 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404671643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 11 only (Sunday edition), December 9, 1928 * George Bernard Shaw lecture * Fabian Society - British socialist organization * "The Future of Western Civilization" The front page of this section 11 only has a nice banner headline: "SHAW PEERS DEEPLY INTO THE FURTURE; As Prophet of Western Civilization, He Sees the Main Struggle Between a Narrow Science and a Broad Culture, With Labor in Control of Government and Big Business in Command of Industry" with nice illustration. Text takes up the rest of the front page here. Nice for disoplay. Other topics throughout. Complete section 11 only with all 24 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, very nice... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 16:01

$37.00
142266

SIR ARTHUR PAGET British Army Commander-in-Chief, Ireland DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404671043

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1928 * Arthur Paget (British Army Officer) death * Commander-in-Chief, Ireland * Curragh Incident fame Page 27 has a one column heading: "GEN. PAGET DEAD; A BRILLIANT SOLDIER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Arthur Paget, British Army Officer, who rose in the rankings to Commander-in-Chief, Ireland. 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 is... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:59

$36.00
142265

CHARLES A. LINDBERGH Receives Harmon Trophy w/ Orville Wright 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572719388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1928 * Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh * Airplane inventor Orville Wright * Harmon Trophy presentation Page 5 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH SHARES HONOR WITH WRIGHT" with subheads that include: "Inventor Escorts Ocean Flier to Conference Platform to Receive Harmon Trophy" and more. (see) First report coverage on Orville Wright presenting aviator Charles A. Lindbergh with the Harmon Trophy as the annual world's outstanding aviator. 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 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:58

$37.00
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