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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
137502

INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY Rally Celebration Mahatma Gandhi Bombay 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391301266084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 27, 1930 * Independence rally in Bombay India * Mahatma Gandhi Page 6 has one column headings: "REDS IN INDIA CLASH WITH NATIONALISTS" "300 Tear Down Latter's Falgs at Huge 'Independence Day' Meeting in Bombay" "ASSAIL GANDHI PROGRAM" and more. (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. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Very nice... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2015 14:22

$40.00
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