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137089

ROYSTON GA Gainesville Georgia Greenwood SC TORNADOES Disaster 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391292290773

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1944 * Royston, Georgia tornadoes disaster * Greenwood SC & Gainesville GA The front page has two column headings: "38 Die, 500 Hurt as Tornado Hits Georgia, South Carolina", "Houses Wrecked in 100-Mile early Morning Sweep---Hospital Damaged---Heaviest Toll Is at Royston, Ga., With Twelve Killed" First reporting continues on page 11 with related photos (see photos). Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day with much on World War II . Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. G... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:48

$43.00
137088

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391292290198

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

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Ends November 11, 2015 14:47

$40.00
137042

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462448797

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

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:43

$42.00
137007

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391289286656

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

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Ends November 08, 2015 07:52

$40.00
136951

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371459386343

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

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Ends November 07, 2015 12:46

$38.00
136884

Benjamin FRANKLIN PROPHECY Forgery Antisemitic Speech Expose JEWS 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371457694008

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

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Ends November 05, 2015 14:18

$37.00
136881

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391286465378

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

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Ends November 05, 2015 14:14

$44.00
136864

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371457602752

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

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Ends November 05, 2015 11:24

$35.00
136826

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391285328654

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

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:29

$48.00
136821

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391285324070

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

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:24

$33.00
136810

Actress MARGARET LAWRENCE & Louis Bennison Murder Suicide 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391285314494

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

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:12

$34.00
136774

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454686616

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

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Ends November 01, 2015 13:50

$32.00
136768

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454682144

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

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Ends November 01, 2015 13:41

$36.00
136739

1st U.S. MAIL ROCKET Airplanes Flight Frido Kessler PLANNED 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454460057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1935 * 1st American mail rocket plane planned * Frido Kessler * Greenwood Lake, New York Page XX7 (inside, near the back) has one column headings: "MAIL SENT BY ROCKET" "Flight Planned Near New York to Test Scheme Successful Abroad" Coverage on the upcoming test flight of the 1st U.S. rocket mail plane. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a 100+ page Sunday rag edition in very nice condition

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Ends November 01, 2015 07:19

$52.00
136731

EDDIE RICKENBACKER Airplane Fighter Ace LOST at Sea 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454456117

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1942 * Eddie Rickenbacker goes missing (1st report) * American World War I airplane fighter ace * Would be adrift at sea for 24 days Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading announcing: "Rickenbacker Missing in Pacific On Flight Southwest of Hawaii" (see) Article continues inside with photo. First report coverage on Captain Eddie Rickenbacker going missing after his airplane went down in the Pacific Ocean. He would be adrift at sea for 24 days. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition

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Ends November 01, 2015 07:12

$38.00
136714

Rare FUTURE Phrenology Horoscope w/ William Shakespeare PRINT 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391281448485

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BROUGHTON'S MONTHLY PLANET READER & ASTROLOGICAL JOURNAL, Philadelphia, Jan., Feb. & March, 1866 * Uncommon title * Astrology - Horoscope A fascinating and very unusual newspaper of small-size themed on predicting what would happen in the future as well as astrology and phrenology. The "science" of phrenology believed that a person's intelligence & personality were a factor of the shape of their skull. The ftpg. is taken up with: "The Objections to the Science of Astrology Answered" which takes pgs. 2 & 3 also. Inside has an article on William Shakespeare with a print on him & his birth place. Also inside: "A Great Ghost Hoax" & the bkpg. has: "The Nativity of William H. Seward". Much mo... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2015 06:50

$35.00
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