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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
142314

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
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
142256

LUCIEN HOWE Ophthalmology Professor & Blindness Prevention DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572709045

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1928 * Lucien Howe death (1st report) * Ophthalmologist - blindness Page 17 has a one column heading: "LUCIEN HOWE DIES; NOTED EYE EXPERT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lucien Howe, professor of ophthalmology at the University of Buffalo. He spent most of his life on his work in the prevention of blindness. 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 ra... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:41

$34.00
142222

SHORTWAVE RADIO Beam Wireless Telephone Transmission Experiments 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371571817584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 19, 1928 * Shortwave radio advancements * Beam wireless telephone * Transmission both ways Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Beam Radio receives Code and Speech at Once In Promising Tests of Two-Way Transmission" (see) 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 subscribers of these high-quality editions. A few small bi... See More  

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:48

$37.00
142221

BRANDER MATTHEWS American Writer and Columbia Educator DEATH 1929 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391403780820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 1, 1929 * Brander Matthews death (1st report) * American writer and educator * Columbia College fame The front page has a one column heading: "BRANDER MATTHEWS, EDUCATOR, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with photo of Matthews. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning, some spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:46

$36.00
142210

Tennis Star BILLIE JEAN KING Very 1st $100,000/Year Woman Athlete 1971 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391403768546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1971 * Tennis player Billie Jean King * Very 1st Woman athlete to earn $100,000 The sport's section (page 58) has a one column heading: "MRS. KING POSTS EARNINGS RECORD" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Billie Jean King winning a tennis tournament and becoming the very first woman athlete to make $100,000 or more in a single year. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 72 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:30

$43.00
142174

ASTORIA Clatsop County Oregon Downtown Conflagration FIRE Disaster1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402923415

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, December 8, 1922 * Astoria, Oregon fire disaster * Clatsop County The front page has a two column heading: "FIFTEEN MILLIONS LOSS IN BLAZE AT ASTORIA, ORE." with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the Astoria, Oregon downtown fire disaster. Other news of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, some margin wear, mainly along the right side, otherwise good.

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Ends April 08, 2016 16:39

$29.00
142164

DELLA SORENSON Nebraska Serial Killer Murderer Poisoner ARRESTED 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371571067580

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, April 20, 1925 * Della Sorenson arrested * Serial killer - poisoner The front page of section 2 (inside) has a one column heading: "MOTHER TELLS OF POISONING 7" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the arrest of serial poisoner, Della Sorenson. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends April 08, 2016 16:25

$39.00
142132

BOBBI TROUT Woman Aviator Airplane Endurance Flight Record Broken 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402039800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1929 * Evelyn "Bobbi" Trout * Female aviator - aviatrix * Airplane endurance flight record * Los Angeles International Airporrt Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Miss Trout Sets Mark With 17-Hour Flight; Recaptures Record Miss Smith Took From Her" (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 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 sub... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2016 14:18

$38.00
142048

BATTLE OF JIMENEZ Chihuahua Mexico ESCOBAR REBELLION Defeat 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399258016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1929 * Battle of Jiménez, Chihuahua, Mexico * Escobar Rebellion The front page has a one column heading: "FIGHT IN CHIHUAHUA; MANY DEAD ON FIELD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the battle of Jiménez, Chihuahua in Mexico during the Escobar Rebellion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:27

$34.00
142042

Rare SALEM Washington County INDIANA Mexican-American War Era 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567439903

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WASHINGTON REPUBLICAN, Salem, Indiana, Feb. 5, 1847 * Mexican-American War * Washington County A quite early newspaper from Indiana. Inside has various items on the Mexican War including: "The War--Its Causes & Its Prosecution" "Later From the Army" and "Troops at Victoria". Four pages, various foxing throughout, small piece from an upper corner not affecting any text.

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Ends April 03, 2016 12:16

$48.00
142038

PRE REVOLUTIONARY WAR United Kingdom Edinburgh Scotland 1772 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567405769

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 3, 1772 * Rare title Pages 1 and 2 are almost entirely taken up with various European news, including military events, with pgs. 3 & 4 mostly taken up with ads. Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:18

$27.00
142032

SIR CLIFFORD SIFTON Canadian Minister of the Interior DEATH 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399195761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1929 * Sir Clifford Sifton death * Minister of the Interior (Canada) * Known for massive immigration Page 19 has a one column heading: "SIR C. SIFTON DIES; A NOTED CANADIAN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Canadian politician, Sir Clifford Sifton. 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, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:10

$35.00
142025

"QUESTION MARK" Fokker Aircraft Los Angeles ENDURANCE Airplane 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567397437

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1929 * "Question Mark" (aircraft) Fokker airplane * United States Army aviators * Los Angeles Metropolitan Field * Record endurance flight - Aerial refueling The front page has a one column heading: "PLANE UP 87 HOURS STILL GOING STRONG" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 2 with photo. (see) Lengthy text. 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 individua... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 11:00

$37.00
142024

Rare BABE RUTH New York Yankees Baseball GYM Workout 1929 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399190124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4, 1929 * Babe Ruth gymnasium workout * New York Yankee to unfit to play ? * Major league baseball off-season The sport's section (page 16) has a rare article re. Babe Ruth working out in a gym with a two column heading: "Ruth Starts Workouts in Gymnasium; Weighs 2341/2 but Seems in Fine Form" with subhead. (see) Such reports are probably only found in New York City papers. 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... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 10:58

$37.00
142023

BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA Alameda Co. San Francisco Bay FIRE Disaster 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371567396299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 18, 1923 * Berkeley, Alameda County, California * San Francisco Bay area fire - conflagration The front page has a four column headline announcing: "600 RESIDENCES DESTROYED IN $10,000,000 FIRE IN BERKELEY" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the 1923 Berkeley, California fire. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 03, 2016 10:57

$34.00
141969

ALBERT EINSTEIN Metropolitan Opera House National Jewish Fund 1929 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371565978969

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1929 * Albert Einstein celebrated * Metropolitan Opera House * 50th birthday celebration * Jewish National Fund Page 7 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN IS HONORED AT MEETING HERE" with subheads. (see) Probably can only be found in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, a little irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 01, 2016 16:08

$42.00
141934

WILLIAM CHAPMAN RALSTON Bank of California Failure & Death 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391397012767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, September 1, 1875 * Bank of California failure * William Chapman Ralston suicide ? The front page has an article headed: "CALIFORNIA" "The Funeral Of Ralston-The Financial Situation-The Bank Failure" and more. Complete in 4 pages, irregular along the spine, a little light foxing, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 31, 2016 16:32

$28.00
141914

CHICAGO BLACK SOX World Series of Baseball Scandal Case Ends ? 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391396730078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS & COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, March 18, 1921 * Chicago "Black Sox" White Sox * 1919 World Series of baseball scandal The front page has one column heads which announce the dropping of the legal case against the "Black Sox" scandal players, with: "DROP CASES AGAINST SEVEN SOX PLAYERS" "Judge Refuses to Grant Six Months Postponement" "To Seek Re-Indictments" & more. A portion reads: "Immediate prosecution of Chicago White Sox baseball players & others indicted in connection with the alleged throwing of the 1919 World Series collapsed today...however the State plunged into the task of preparing a new case..." (see). Complete in 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 10:35

$58.00
141907

Rare & Early PUTNEY VT Windham County Vermont ONEIDA COMMUNITY 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391396715752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PERFECTIONIST, Putney, Vermont, February 15, 1843 * Rare title One of the earliest Oneida Community titles we have, from shortly after its formal beginning. This small folio-size newspaper only published twice a month, by J. H. Noyes & J. L. Skinner. Within these 4 pages the editors espouse their Christian philosophy which became the foundation of the Oneida movement, which would take on greater presence in the decades to come. Noyes saw man as reaching a state of perfection (hence the title) or sinlessness at conversion. When Noyes asserted this doctrine of complete release from sin at conversion while studying at Yale Divinity School, he was denied ordination. It is said that o... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2016 10:21

$25.00
141851

BOBBY GREENLEASE KIDNAPPING Millionaire Automobile Dealer's Son 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564232610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, September 29, 1953 * Bobby Greenlease kidnapping (1st report) * Carl Austin Hall * Bonnie Emily Brown Heady Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Woman Kidnaps Son of Millionaire at School" with photo. (see) First report coverage on the kidnapping of Bobby Greenlease. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, small binding holes along the spine, some small tape mends along right margin, generally good.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:47

$38.00
141846

Great FIRE OF PORTLAND ME Cumberland Maine 4th of July Disaster 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564228220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 5, 1866 * Portland, Maine fire disaster * Early 1st report coverage Page 5 has a one column heading: "Great Fire In Portland" with subhead.(see) A early 1st report here giving the brief coverage near the start of the fire. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:37

$32.00
141841

BOBBY GREENLEASE Kidnapping MURDER Millionaire Automobile Dealer 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564224958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 7, 1953 * Bobby Greenlease kidnapping - found dead * Carl Austin Hall & Bonnie Emily Brown Heady The top of the front page is a five column headline: "Kidnapped Boy Slain; Alleged Abductors Held" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the kidnapping & murder of Bobby Greenlease. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:29

$42.00
141839

Great CALIFORNIA MINING Gold & Silver Rushes and the Outcomes 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371564220726

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 4, 1866 * California mining regions * Gold and silver rush Page 3 has a very nice article headed: "CALIFORNIA MINING" "Its Importance And Extent" "Washing for Gold in the Early Days and at Present" The Silver Regions" and more. (see) Text takes up 3 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:24

$34.00
141834

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391395805218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FLORIDIAN & JOURNAL, Tallahassee, June 2, 1849 * Minnesota Territory established (historic) * President James K. Polk * Rare title from pre-civil war Florida On the front page under "Acts and Resolutions passed at the Second Session of the Thirtieth Congress" is: "AN Act to establish the territorial government of Minnesota..." signed in type: James K. Polk. Other news of the day includes: "History of the Horse" "The Fire At St. Louis" "An Alabama Blackleg" and more . Early and uncommon from Florida. A volume I issue (number 22). Large area of damp staining in the upper half, some in the text of the act.

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Ends March 30, 2016 08:07

$76.00
141704

Best JOSEPH FILKOWSKI Polish Bootlegger Gangster Mob GETS LIFE 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391391784562

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, April 16, 1932 * Gangster Joseph Filkowski * Polish-American bootlegger * Best title to be had The ftpg. has a very bold banner head on longtime Cleveland underworld figure Joe Filkowski: "JOE GETS LIFE TERM", with a photo of him headed: "As Filkowski Hears Mercy Verdict", and subhead: "Filkowski Is Saved From Death Chair" & more. This coverage is likely only to be found in a Cleveland newspaper. Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2016 16:44

$32.00
141466

Historic NRA National Rifle Association - Organization CREATION 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371556381060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1871 * Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association The bottom of pg. 4 has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the hyperlink notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent in late November and this report notes: "A regular meeting of the Directors of the National Rifle Association was held last evening...Col. Church in the chair..." followed by a list of other members present (see). Eight pages, a few archival repairs, a bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2016 16:16

$53.00
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