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152989

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391731009129

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1936 * George V funeral & burial * King of the United Kingdom The top of the front page has a two column headline: "GEORGE V IS BURIED WITH REGAL POMP AS NATION GRIEVES" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 9 with five related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than indi... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2017 14:48

$33.00
152987

DAME CLARA BUTT English Contralto Recitalist Concert Singer DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371895374206

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1936 * Clara Butt death (1st report) * English contralto - concert singer The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "DAME CLARA BUTT, CONCERT STAR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the pr... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2017 14:42

$33.00
152716

ALBERT FISH Serial Killer Child Rapist Cannibal PLEADS INSANITY 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722664853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1935 * Albert Fish pleads not guilty * By reason of insanity * Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal * "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man" * "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria" The top of the back page has a one column heading: "PLEA OF INSANITY ENTERED FOR FISH" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high q... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:35

$52.00
152033

SPENCER CHARTERS American Film Movie Actor SUICIDE Death 1943 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701536994

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1943 * Spencer Charters suicide death * American film - movie actor The top of page 14 has a one column heading: "S. Charters, Actor, Dies In Hollywood" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the suicide death of actor Spencer Charters. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 38 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Chaters died by suicide from a mix of sleeping pills and carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:05

$38.00
151677

NIAGARA FALLS Prospect Point American ROCK SLIDE into Gorge 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391689141151

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1931 * Niagara Falls - American side * Prospect Point rock slide The front page has a one column heading: "ROCK SLIDE ALTERS NIAGARA FALLS RIM" with subheads. (see) First report coverage of the rock fall at Prospect Point of the American side of Niagara Falls. Article continues inside with related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2017 15:38

$37.00
151304

VERY 1ST ROSE BOWL GAME Penn State Nittany Lions vs. USC Trojans 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838891699

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. Boston, January 2, 1923 * 1st Rose Bowl college football game at current stadium * Rose Bowl: USC Trojans vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Page 10 has a small one column heading: "Penn State Loses to Southern California Eleven at Pasadena" with lineups. (see) This was the 1st game held at the Rose Bowl Stadium which is still used today. Rare as such Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little top margin wear, generally in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The 1923 Rose Bowl, played on January 1, 1923, was an American Football bowl game. It was the 9th Rose Bowl Game. The USC Trojans defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions 14-3. Leo Calland, a USC guard, w... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:25

$49.00
151168

CALVIN COOLIDGE Last U.S. President Prior to Obama VISITS CUBA in 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673583721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, January 16, 1928 * Calvin Coolidge visits Cuba * Last U.S. President prior to Obama * Pan-American Conference The front page has a four column headline: "Helping Hand of U. S. Extended to Solve Problems of Pan-America; Encourages All Peaceful Pursuits" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:26

$37.00
150447

IN OLD KENTUCKY Anita Stewart Silent Film ADVERTISEMENT Poster 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371814396820

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

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:29

$37.00
149950

JIMMY DOOLITTLE Transcontinental Passenger AIRPLANE Record Flight 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391637695052

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

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:40

$33.00
149891

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634389160

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

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:49

$37.00
149863

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796931614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1935 * Tri-State Gang - Great Depression era * Robert Mais and Walter Legenza photos The front page has a one column heading: "MAIS GANG TRAPPED; KIDNAP PLANS TOLD" with subheads. (See) Lengthy first report coverage continues on the back page with photos of Walter Legenza and Robert Mais. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscri... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:21

$33.00
148938

ARCHBISHOP LEON TOURIAN Armenian Apostolic Church Murder BURIAL 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391606334090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1934 * Archbishop Leon Tourian burial (mausoleum) * Armenian Apostolic Church of America The top of page 20 has a one column heading: "ARCHBISHOP'S BODY IS PLACED IN VAULT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2016 14:36

$37.00
148484

FDR Cuban Recognition Relations Franklin D. Roosevelt Recognizes 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391593648631

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 23, 1934 * Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR * Cuban-American Treaty of Relations The front page has a one column heading: "ROOSEVELT DECIDES TO RECOGNIZE CUBA" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editio... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2016 14:07

$33.00
148307

HOME BUILDING & LOAN ASSOCIATION U.S. Supreme Court Decision 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371755314473

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1934 * Home Building & Loan Ass'n v. Blaisdell * United States Supreme Court decision The top of the front page has a one column heading: "EMERGENCY POWER OF STATES UPHELD BY HIGHEST COURT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report text continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A ... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2016 15:42

$33.00
148260

DAVID LAMAR "Wolf of Wall Street" Stock Market Con Man DEATH 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371754547469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1934 * David Lamar death * "Wolf of Wall Street" * Stock market con man The front page has a one column heading: "LAMAR FOUND DEAD IN MIDTOWN HOTEL" with subheads that include: "'Wolf of Wall Street' Dies Obscure and Alone, Owing a Week's Room Rent" and more. (see) First report coverage on the death of David Lamar, Wall Street con man. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2016 15:16

$33.00
148257

CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT Honored w/ Photo & Writer Octave Thanet Death 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371754542280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1934 * Carrie Chapman Catt honored * American women's suffrage leader * Octave Thanet (Alice French) death The top of page 19 has a two column photo headed: "Noted Women's Leader Is 75 Years Old" and one column heading: "MRS. CATT HONORED ON 75TH BIRTHDAY" with subheads. (see) The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "OCTAVE THANET, 83, NOVELIST, IS DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) 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.... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2016 15:12

$33.00
148256

OLYMPIASTADION Sports Stadium & Berlin Summer Olympics Invites 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371754537867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, January 7, 1934 * Olympiastadion (Berlin) construction announced * 1936 Summer Olympics Invitations dispatched Page 5 of this section has a banner headline: "Details Announced for Huge Olympic Sports Plant to Be Built by Germans" with subheads and illustration. (see) Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2016 15:10

$27.00
148254

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Last Year Contract Agreement 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391584741090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1934 * Babe Ruth's final contract * New York Yankees * Last year with the team The sport's section (page 8) has a banner headline that reads: "1934 Contract to Be Signed Monday by Ruth at Reported Salary of $37,500" with subheads and photo of Ruth. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 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. M... See More  

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Ends November 04, 2016 15:07

$38.00
147922

KNICKERBOCKER STORM Theater DC Snow ROOF COLLAPSE Disaster 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371744706447

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY KENNEBEC JOURNAL, Augusta, Maine, January 30, 1922 * Knickerbocker storm (blizzard) * Washington D.C. theater collapse disaster The front page has a nice banner headline: "107 Killed in Washington Theatre Crash" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Knickerbocker Theater disaster. Eight pages, light toning a little wear at the folds, small address label within masthead, otherwise good.

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Ends October 23, 2016 14:00

$34.00
146731

ANTONIO SCOTTI Italian Baritone Ends Career at Metropolitan Opera 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524441239

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1933 * Antonio Scotti very last performance * Italian baritone from Naples, Italy * Ends career at Metropolitan Opera "The Met" The front page has a one column heading: "SCOTTI ENDS CAREER IN A GREAT TRIUMPH" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues inside with photo. 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 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into ... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 07:06

$34.00
146724

JOHN ELLWOOD BUNDY American Impressionist Artist Painter DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371701907972

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1933 * John Ellwood Bundy death (1st report) * American Impressionist painter - artist * Known as "Dean" of the Richmond Group Page 15 has a one column heading: "J. E. Bundy, 79, Dies; Well-Known Painter" 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 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 & instituti... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 06:50

$33.00
146424

MARLBOROUGH HOTEL Apartment Minneapolis MN Minnesota FIRE Disaster1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371694117907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4, 1940 * Marlborough Hotel fire disaster * Minneapolis, Minnesota Page 25 has a one column heading: "18 DIE AS FIRE RUINS MINNEAPOLIS HOTEL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the Marlborough apartment hotel fire disaster at Minneapolis, Minnesota. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries &... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2016 15:00

$39.00
145916

WILLIAM BOYD Hollywood Film Hopalong Cassidy Actor CIGARETTES Ad 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391501167674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1932 * William Boyd - Hopalong Cassidy * Hollywood "Golden Age" actor * Lucky Strikes cigarettes ad Page 16 has a 15 x 9 inch advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes, promoted by Hollywood actor William Boyd. (see) News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2016 15:14

$35.00
145861

NELLIE BLY Elizabeth Jane Cochrane TRIP AROUND THE WORLD Prints 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391500169516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Jan. 18, 1890 * Nellie Bly - American journalist print * Around the World (during) Inside has a nice 5 1/2 by 3 1/2 inch portrait of "Nellie Bly", plus a similar-sized portrait of "Miss Elizabeth Bisland", and caption: "The Attempt To Make The Circuit Of The Globe In Seventy-Two Days--Portraits Of The Rival Tourists". Both are part of a brief article entitled: 'The Globe Trotters' " (see). Also in this issue is a full page with six scenes: "Buying A Hundred Shares Of Stock--The Process Illustrated", plus captions for each scene and a report: "A Hundred Shares Of Stock". Plus a full page: "California--Destruction of a Portion of Sierra City on ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2016 06:26

$116.00
145455

President BILL CLINTON 2nd Inauguration Takes Oath of Office 1997 Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391489601568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, January 21, 1997 * Bill Clinton inauguration (2nd term) The front page has a headline: "'New Spirit for new century" with subhead and three related photos. (see) Complete 1st section only with all 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2016 13:57

$23.00
144370

EDWARD ASKEW SOTHERN English Actor "Our American Cousin" DEATH 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371631363287

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, January 22, 1881 * Edward Askew Sothern death (1st report) * English comic actor - Lord Dundreary * "Our American Cousin" fame Page 2 has a report of the death of English actor Edward Askew Sothern with one column heading: "Obituary" "E.A. Sothern, the Actor" (see) Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2016 06:57

$28.00
144141

Rare GOSHEN Elkhart County INDIANA "The Maple City" 1889 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371623609620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GOSHEN DEMOCRAT, Indiana, January 31, 1889 * Rare title * Elkhart County This 4 page newspaper has news of the period advertisements. Complete, some margin wear with small tears, generally good.

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Ends June 09, 2016 15:03

$28.00
144032

MONTE ALBAN Mixtec Tomb w/ Treasures & Skeletons Alfonso Caso 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391450543616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 24, 1932 * Monte Albán - pre-Columbian archaeological site * Mixtec tomb discovery - warriors - treasures * Archaeologist Alfonso Caso Page 26 has a four column photo with caption: "Explorers Examining Treasures In Newly Discovered Mixtec Tomb" Also a one column heading: "ANOTHER RICH TOMB FOUND NEAR OAXACA" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 05, 2016 15:48

$33.00
143972

ALFRED YARROW British Shipbuilders River Clyde Shipbuilding DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391448915815

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1932 * Alfred Yarrow death * British shipbuilders Page 17 has a one column heading: "SIR ALFRED YARROW, SHIPBUILDER, 90, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sir Alfred Fernandez Yarrow, 1st Baronet. 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... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2016 15:35

$33.00
143970

MAUREEN O'SULLIVAN Hollywood Film "Tarzan" Actress CIGARETTES Ad 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371617315260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 28, 1932 * Maureen O'Sullivan - "Jane" in Tarzan * Hollywood "Golden Age" actress * Lucky Strikes cigarettes ad Page 16 has a 15 x 9 inch advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes, promoted by Hollywood actress Maureen O'Sullivan. (see) News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends June 03, 2016 15:32

$33.00
143845

Princess SOPHIA OF PRUSSIA Queen of Hellenes Constantine I DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371615311277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1932 * Sophia of Prussia death Page 21 has a one column heading: "QUEEN SOPHIE DIES; EXILE FROM GREECE" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Princess Sophia of Prussia, Queen of the Hellenes and wife of King Constantine I. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rathe... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:19

$33.00
143841

JEAN HARLOW Hollywood Film Actress & Sex Symbol CIGARETTES Ad 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371615303590

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1932 * Jean Harlow "Blonde Bombshell" * Hollywood "Golden Age" actress * Lucky Strikes cigarettes ad Page 14 has a 15 x 9 inch advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes, promoted by Hollywood actress Jean Harlow. (see) News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends June 01, 2016 15:11

$37.00
143395

CAPTAIN GEORGE FRIED & the SS America Rescue of Florida w/ Photo 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391436642976

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 27, 1929 * Captain George Fried * SS America rescue mission * Italian steamship Florida * Harry Manning The front page has a two column heading: "NEW YORK GIVES CAPTAIN FIRED A VOCIFEROUS WELCOME FOR HIS HEROIC RESCUE" with photo of Fried. (see) Other news & advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:33

$27.00
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
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
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
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
141379

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR w/ Valentín Gómez Farías Address 1847 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391386489191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Jan. 16, 1847 * Valentín Gómez Farías address * Mexican-American War As would be expected from a D.C. paper, much reporting from Congress including talk on funding the army. Page 3 has: "Late From Mexico" which has the address of the Mexican vice president. Also a letter which begins: "The war is not finished so soon as people here believed, for they thought that, by striking a couple of blows like those of the 8t & 9th of May...they would be able to obtain such a treaty as they desire, that is, giving them the Californias & other possessions in the north of Mexico..." with more. Also: "Extract of a Letter to a Member of Congress" date... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:21

$34.00
140948

NEW YORK CITY Nation's Capital Pre George Washington Inauguration 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546180693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Jan. 20, 1789 * 18th century America Almost the entire page 2 is taken up with: "Proceedings of the Legislature" of New York. All of pages 1, 3 and 34 are taken up with advertisements including 15 illustrated ship ads on the back page. Four pages, great condition. A nice newspaper from the nation's capital at the time, where Washington would be inaugurated in April, 1789.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:09

$43.00
140186

SS IOWA Steamship Columbia River Astoria Oregon Wreck DISASTER 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363443567

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1936 * SS Iowa steamship freighter * Columbia River, Astoria, Oregon * Peacock Spit - ran aground disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "34 SEAMEN PERISH AS SHIP IS WRECKED IN PACIFIC STORM" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the SS Iowa steamship freighter disaster at the mouth of the Columbia River near Astoria, Oregon. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 iss... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2016 15:46

$37.00
140155

THOMAS HARDY English Victorian Realist Novelist & Poet DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363332248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 12, 1928. * Thomas Hardy's Death * English Novelist & poet Page 10 has a one column heading: "THOMAS HARDY IS DEAD AT 87" with subheads and small photo of Hardy. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning, a few binding holes along the spine and 1st column, minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:03

$30.00
140154

GROVER ALEXANDER Inducted into MLB Baseball Hall of Fame 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363331016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1938 * Grover Cleveland Alexander * MLB baseball pitcher * Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Page 17 has a 7 column headline: "Alexander Only Baseball Star Added to Hall of Fame in Annual Poll" with subheads that include: "212 OF 262 WRITERS SELECT ALEXANDER" "National League Pitcher for 20 Years Only Man Picked by Required 75%" and more with photo of Alexander. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:01

$42.00
140068

ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI College Football Rose Bowl Victory Photo 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391359105828

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 2, 1947 * Rose Bowl: Illinois Fighting Illini vs. UCLA Bruins * Orange Bowl: Rice Owls vs. Tennessee Volunteers * Sugar Bowl: Georgia Bulldogs vs. North Carolina Tar Heels * Cotton Bowl: Arkansas Razorbacks vs. LSU Tigers The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Illinois' Victory Bracketed With Michigan's of 1902" with subheads, related photos and stats. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2016 15:25

$37.00
139950

KELLOGG-BRIAND PACT Senate Ratified War & Richard E. Byrd Flight 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371524489653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1929 * Kellogg-Briand Pact - Pact of Paris * Frank B. Kellogg & Aristide Briand * Richard E. Byrd's first flight over Antarctica The front page has a three column headline: "SENATE RATIFIES ANTI-WAR PACT, 85 TO 1, AFTER BORAH SUBMITS COMMITTEE'S VIEW OF TREATY'S MEANING, STATED IN REPORT" with many subheads. The full text of the pact is located on page 2. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also on the front page is a one column headline "Byrd Lands Plane For First flight Over Antarctica" with subhead "Might Cheer Bursts from Crew as the 'Stars and Stripes' is Safely Put Ashore" and a... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:44

$40.00
139849

KNICKERBOCKER STORM Theater DC Snow ROOF COLLAPSE Disaster 1922 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353891984

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 31, 1922 * Knickerbocker storm (blizzard) * Washington D.C. theater collapse disaster The front page has a two column headline: "Eight Inquiries Into Theater Crash Begun; Death Toll Cut to 105" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2016 05:31

$30.00
139756

Creating WASHINGTON D.C. Seat of Government GEORGE Proclamation 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391352252704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 26, 1791 * re. Creating Washington D.C. * President George Washington Page 2 has "A Proclamation" issued by the President of the United States designating the exact location of the "permanent seat of Government". The Proclamation, which takes a full column, states in part: "...And I do hereby declare...That all that part within said four lines...which shall be in the State of Maryland and above the eastern branch, and all that part within the same four lines...which shall be in the Commonwealth of Virginia...now fixed upon ...be...accepted...for the permanent seat of Government...", signed in type: George Washington. Four pages, a... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:49

$435.00
138821

DR. BENJAMIN WATERHOUSE Using to Tobacco as Medicine Medical Cure1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498846137

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 13, 1790 * Tobacco as medicine ? Page 3 has a report about the annual meeting of the "Middlesex Medical Association", with mention that Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse spoke about the internal use of Tobacco in the cure of "Dropsies & Dysurias". The back page has a poem about "Newport". Four pages in nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:24

$37.00
138285

Rare JOHN JAY 2nd Governor of New York LETTER Response 1798 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488237102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Jan. 20, 1798 * Governor John Jay The back page has the "Answer of the Senate of the State of New York to the Speech of...John Jay, Governor..." which is followed by his response, signed in type: John Jay. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:09

$41.00
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