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684914

Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine...

Item #684914
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1809



* Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine



The obituary listing inside includes: "At New York, the notorious Thomas Pain [sic]; whose death is an admonitory event; may the lesson that it inculcates be impressive..." & more. The opposing page has: "In Guppendorff, aged 76, Joseph Haydn, the celebrated composer... ju... See More  

Item from Catalog 314 (released for January, 2022)...

Added to Catalog 314 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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$375.00
684548

Kennedy assassination report in a Dallas newspaper...

Item #684548

November 23, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963 



* From the city where it happened



A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened.

The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of &q... See More  

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$210.00
683152

Death of Andy Kaufman in a L.A. paper...

Item #683152

May 17, 1984

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 17, 1984



* Andy Kaufman death (1st report)

* American actor - performance artist

* Entertainer - professional wrestler

* Best title to be had ?




Page 3 has a two column heading: "KAUFMAN: Offbeat Comedian, TV Series Performer Dies at 36" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry.

Complete... See More  

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$98.00
683073

Louisa May Alcott's death report in a Boston women's suffrage journal...

Item #683073

March 10, 1888

THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Mass., March 10, 1888



* Louisa May Alcott's death

* Day of her father's funeral

* Rare Women's suffrage periodical




Immediately following the detailed obituary of Louisa May Alcott's father is: "Louisa May Alcott is no more", it being the lead statement announcing her death which occurred on the same day as her father' fune... See More  

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$175.00
682833

Death of Alfred Hitchcock in a L.A. paper...

Item #682833

April 30, 1980

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 30, 1980



* Alfred Hitchcock death (1st report)

* "The Master of Suspense"

* Psychological thriller director

* Best title to be had ?




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Alfred Hitchcock, Master of Mystery Movies, Dies" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment i... See More  

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$125.00
682805

Two of the best Kennedy assassination issues to be had...

Item #682805

November 23, 1963

Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas.

Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price.



You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable ne... See More  

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$250.00
682647

1916 Pancho Villa false death report...

Item #682647

April 11, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 11, 1916



* Pancho Villa false death headline

* Post Columbus, New Mexico raid




The front page has a nice banner headline: "VILLA REPORTED DEAD" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. This was a false report as Pancho Villa would live until 1923. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to fin... See More  

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$65.00
681885

Creator of Time, Fortune, Life and Sports Illustrated magazines dies..

Item #681885

March 01, 1967

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Michigan, March 1, 1967



* Henry R. Luce's death report

* Time, Fortune, Life, Sports Illustrated, and more




Page 18 has: "Many Praise Famed Career Of Henry Luce", with subheading: "President, Senators Express Regret on Publisher's Death". 



Other news of the day is found throughout. A few small binding holes along the spine, but othe... See More  

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$48.00
681378

Art Blakey Obituary... Black American jazz drummer...

Item #681378

October 17, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct.17, 1990



* Death report of Jazz drummer Art Blakey



Page A20 has a quarter page article: "Art Blakey; Drummer, Mentor Led the Jazz Messengers", which includes a small photo. A portion of the text includes: "Born in Pittsburgh where he toiled in the steel mills by day while listening  to the Early Hines and Dick Stabile bands on the radio at nigh... See More  

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$62.00
680428

Noel Pointer Obituary...

Item #680428

December 23, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 23, 1994



* Noel Pointer Obituary

*Jazz Violinist & Composer

*Sam Cooke's Soulful Legacy




Found on page A23 is the Obituary: Noel Pointer; Contemporary Jazz Violinist and Composer. Also present is an article on singer Sam Cooke's Legacy 30 years after his death.

Believed to be complete however, is being sold for described content. Nice condition.... See More  

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$75.00
680040

Death and obituary of Shirley Chisholm...

Item #680040

January 04, 2005

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005  



* Death of Shirley Chisholm

* 1st African American Woman elected to the United States Congress




Page 10 of Section B has a half-page report on the death and obituary of "Shirley Chisholm, 80: Ran for President, Served 13 Years in Congress." She was the first African-American to be elected to the United States Congress; and in 1972 the ... See More  

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$225.00
679893

Maritime reports from America... A death report on the Great Plague...

Item #679893

December 13, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 13, 1666  The back page has maritime reports from the "new world" with: "Some vessels arriving lately...from Virginia inform us that by a ship from Jamaica, they were advised that several of the Caribee fleet, separated by the hurricane & supposed to be lost, were put into Jamaica, but give no account of the Lord Willoughby, which increases... See More  

Item from Catalog 313 (released for December, 2021)...

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$235.00
679838

Kennedy assassination report in a Dallas newspaper...

Item #679838

November 23, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963 



* From the city where it happened



A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened.

The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of &q... See More  

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$200.00
679148

Eldridge Cleaver's death report... Obit of Bruce Springsteen's father...

Item #679148

May 02, 1998

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 2, 1998
 
* Death of Eldridge Cleaver
* From Black Panther to Mormon environmental & peace activist
 
The front page has: "Eldridge Cleaver, Former Black Panther, Dies", which tells of the life and death of the notable activist and author of "Soul On Ice" (considered a seminal work in African-American literature). The
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$95.00
678713

Death of Patrick Henry...

Item #678713

June 26, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1799 



* Patrick Henry's death 

* 18th century original 




On page 2 under "Died" is an inconspicuous obituary that reads, in full: "In Virginia, the 6th inst. the Hon. PATRICK HENRY, Esq. one of the Envoys appointed the last Session of Congress, to treat with the French Republic".

The back page has the lyrics of a &... See More  

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$165.00
676867

Death of the printer & a proprietor...

Item #676867

December 05, 1811

AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL DAILY ADVERTISER, Baltimore, Dec. 5, 1811  A typical newspaper of the day with various news and a wealth of advertisements.

All four pages have wide black mourning rules due to the death of the printer a proprietor off this newspaper.

Page 2 has mourning rules above & below the report: "Obituary" which begins: "Died on Tuesday the3d inst. at 6 o&... See More  

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674883

General Clarence L. Tinker obituary.... Hunting for Rickenbacker

Item #674883

October 25, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1942



* Death of General Clarence Tinker

* Still hunting for Rickenbacker




The front page has a one column headline: "FLIERS STILL HUNT FOR RICKENBACKER " with subheading: "Long-range Patrol Craft of Navy Find No Trace of Lost Army Plane in Pacific".

Page 20 contains an article titled: "TINKER'S DEATH EXPLAINED" with subheadin... See More  

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673988

Death of President Polk, in a Washington newspaper...

Item #673988

June 23, 1849

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1849 



* James K. Polk death

* Best title to be had ?




All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the report which appears on pg. 3 headed: "Death of Ex-President Polk...". Page 3 also has a letter "From California" concerning the Gold Rush & the success--or lack of it--among many there.

Always nice to have a Pre... See More  

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$52.00
672987

Nat Goodwin's death report - famed actor and comedian...

Item #672987

January 31, 1919

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Jan. 31, 1919  The front page has a report headed: "NAT GOODWIN THE FAMOUS COMEDIAN DEAD - Given Chloroform Linament Accidentally by an Attendant and Failed to Stand the Shock". This tells of the tragic death of famed actor and comedian, Nathaniel Goodwin. See images for details.

Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day... See More  

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$55.00
672326

Donn Clendenon's and Charlie Williams' obituaries...

Item #672326

September 18, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 18, 2005



* Charlie Williams's and Donn Clendenon's obituaries

* MLB and Black Americana interest




Page B14 has: "Donn Clendenon, 70; Mets' 1969 World Series MVP" (for the "Miracle Mets), which tells of his recent death. A photo is included.



Directly above Clendenon's obituary is the death report of Charlie Williams which has the ... See More  

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672275

Obituary of Sarah Vaughan... Jazz vocalist...

Item #672275

April 05, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 5, 1990



* Sarah Vaughan's obituary

* American Jazz vocalist, "The Divine One"

* 4-time Grammy winner and recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award




Coverage begins on the front page with an image from the 1989 Grammy Awards, and continues on page A31 with an extensive article and photo. In a subsequent article headed: "Remembering 'Sas... See More  

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672262

Obituary of Abbey Lincoln... Civil Rights Activist...

Item #672262

August 15, 2010

Los Angeles Times, August 15, 2010



* Abbey Lincoln's obituary

* American Jazz vocalist, songwriter & actress

* Civil Rights Activist 




The top half of pg. A39 has an obituary and death report with the heading: "Jazz singer championed civil rights", which is accompanied by 2 images depicting both her music and acting career. The coverage is quite extensive. See images ... See More  

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671893

The death of poet James Montgomery...

Item #671893

December 18, 1851

THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1851  Page 3 has a relatively lengthy obituary of James Montgomery, Scottish poet, hymnist, and newspaper editor. Known for his deep Christian faith and philanthropy, his death was reported in most major newspapers throughout the United States. See images for details.



Four pages, and other than dampstining, the issue is otherwise in good conditi... See More  

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$55.00
671604

Constance Baker Motley's obituary...

John Roberts is sworn in as Chief Justice of the SCOTUS...

Item #671604

September 30, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 30, 2005  The front page has the full banner heading: "Roberts Is Sworn in as Chief Justice", which includes a small image of him. Additional coverage is on inside pages 12 and 13. Also noteworthy is the page B8 obituary of Constance Baker Motley, the first-ever black federal judge and a prominent civil rights leader, which also include a photo of her al... See More  

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670591

Death of Robert Shaw in a L.A. paper...

Item #670591

August 28, 1978

LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 28, 1978



* Robert Shaw death (1st report)

* British actor - playwright

* Jaws movie fame - Quint




The front page has a three column heading: "'Jaws' Star Robert Shaw Dies in Ireland" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry and on the front page.

Complete 1st section only with ... See More  

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$110.00
670440

1874 John Edgar Thomson death... (PRR)...

Item #670440

May 29, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 29, 1874



* John Edgar Thomson death (1st report)

* Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) leader




The top of page 7 under "Obituary" is a heading: "J. Edgar Thomson, President of the Pennsylvania Railroad" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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$33.00
668968

Admiral David Farragut 1870 death...

Item #668968

August 15, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1870



* David Farragut death (1st report)

* United States Navy flag officer

* 1st rear admiral, vice admiral & admiral

* Battle of Mobile Bay - Civil War fame




The top of page has one column headings: "OBITUARY" "Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, United States Navy" Text takes up almost 2 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with... See More  

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668824

Death of Charles Loring Elliott in 1868...

Item #668824

August 27, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 1868 



* Charles Loring Elliott death

* American portrait painter




Page 9 has a report on the death of Charles Loring Elliott under: "Obituary" "Charles Loring Elliot" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, some spine wear, otherwise very nice.

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668498

New York Times co-founder death...

Item #668498

June 19, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1869



* Henry Jarvis Raymond death (1st report)

* New York Times co-founder - journalist

* "Godfather of the Republican Party"




Page 3 has an article headed: "Obituary" "Henry Jarvis Raymond" "Editor Of The New York Times" (see) Text takes up over 2 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice con... See More  

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$38.00
668440

The Great Fire of London...

Item #668440

September 24, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 24, 1666 



* The Great London Fire period coverage

* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had




One of the greatest calamities, and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666.  Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspape... See More  

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$1,350.00
668357

London Transit Bombings... Evan Hunter (The Blackboard Jungle) death...

Item #668357

July 08, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 8, 2005



* The London Transit bombings of April 7, 2005

* Multiple photos and related articles

* Death report of Evan Hunter, author of "The Blackboard Jungle"




The front page has graphic photos and significant coverage of the London Transit Bombings under the full-banner heading: "Terrorists Strike in London", with a banner subheading: "At L
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$75.00
666077

Death of Charlie Chaplin in a L.A. paper...

Item #666077

December 26, 1977

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 26, 1977



* Actor comedian Charlie Chaplin death (1st report)

* Silent film - movie era icon - "The Tramp"

* Best title to be had ?




The front page has a two column heading: "Charlie Chaplin, 88, the 'Little Tramp,' Dies in Sleep" with subhead and 3 related photos. (see) Much more on page 3. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper... See More  

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$178.00
664355

Death of Martha Washington...

Item #664355

June 01, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, June 1, 1802 



* Martha Washington death

* Mount Vernon




Inside under "The Knell" is a brief yet very notable death report: "At Mount Vernon, on the 22d ult. Mrs. Martha Washington, relict of the late illustrious Gen. George Washington."

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches, an old tape mend to an unrelated page,... See More  

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$80.00
664225

John Wanamaker's death report...

Item #664225

December 12, 1922

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, December 12, 1922.



* The death oh John Wanamaker

* Famed 19th century merchant and marketing pioneer

* One-time Postmaster General




The front page has: "JOHN WANAMAKER PASSES AWAY AT HOME IN PHILADELPHIA TODAY", with supporting text and a photo. Nice to have in a newspaper from the region.

Other news of the day, sports, and period advertising ar... See More  

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$98.00
661558

One of the earliest Louisiana newspapers we have offered...

Item #661558

December 24, 1819

ORLEANS GAZETTE & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Dec. 24, 1819 



* Very rare & early publication



This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer. The front page has a lengthy obituary report and an article: "Adam Poe's Contest with Two Indians" plus many ads (some in French), which the back page has a report concerning Indians in an: ... See More  

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$230.00
661516

Chiang Kai-Shek's death report...

Item #661516

December 15, 1936

THE SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE, Indiana, Dec. 15, 1936



* Chiang Kai-Shek's (Chiang Chung-cheng)

* Flse death report - Xi'an Incident

* 25-year leader if the Republic of China


* Future President of Taiwan



The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "CHIANG SLAIN, CHANG TELLS CHINA" with subhead and photo. First report coverage of the false death of the leader of the Rep... See More  

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$57.00
660035

Death report of Isaac Hayes...

Item #660035

August 11, 2008

LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 11, 2008



* The death report of Isaac Hayes

* Detailed coverage of the Summer Olympics




The front page has: Isaac Hayes, 1942-2008 - 'Black Moses' led pop to new ground," which tell of the death of Isaac Hayes, and includes a photo and supporting text. The article continues on pg. A12, which in dedicated to him in its entirety, and includes multiple phot... See More  

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$85.00
660030

Death of Curtis Mayfield... Albert Einstein - the "Man of the Century"...

Item #660030

December 27, 1999

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 27, 1999



* The "Man of the Century" selected

* Curtis Mayfield's death report and obituary




The front page has a small announcement regarding the death of singer-songwriter Curtis Mayfield, which continues on page 23. Page 23 has a related small photo and a detailed obituary.

This issue also includes a feature article on "The Man of the Century... See More  

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$75.00
659872

Negro boxer Jack Johnson Death...

Item #659872

June 11, 1946

NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1946 



* Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... 

* Death report...  1st report... 




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that announces: "Jack Johnson Dies in Auto Crash; Ex-Heavyweight Champion Was 68" Quite a detailed report concluding on the back page with photo of Johnson.

Other news, sports and advertisements of th... See More  

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$67.00
658289

Golfer Ben Hogan's death report... One of the greatest...

Item #658289

July 26, 1997

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 26, 1997 (1st four sections)



* Ben Hogan's death report

* Winner of 5 U.S. Opens and 10 Majors (?)

* Death of one of the greatest golfers to ever play the game




The front page of the issue tells of the death of Ben Hogan, who is generally considered one of the greatest golfers to have ever played the game. He won 4 U.S. Opens and 9 Majors, and some argue his tall... See More  

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$125.00
657816

Death of Ronald Reagan...

Item #657816

June 06, 2004

NEW YORK POST, June 6, 2004



* Ronald Reagan's death report

* One of the most beloved U.S. Presidents




The frontpage of the issue features a close-up photo of Ronald Reagan with the American flag behind him captioned: "Ronald Reagan (1911-2004)". Additional related coverage and photos are found within the issue, along with other news of the day. Some of the inside photos include... See More  

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$20.00
656383

Death of Cochise, the Apache Indian chief...

Item #656383

June 15, 1874

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 15, 1874 



* Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report)

* Chiricahua Apaches - Indians




Page 7 has: "Obituary - Cochise, the Indian Chief" noting in part: "...announces that Cochise, the famous Indian chief, died on Tuesday last in Arizona. He had been sick a long time, and feeling satisfied that he was afflicted by witchcraft, he refused to let the doc... See More  

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$57.00
655742

Beloved actor Franchot Tone's death....

Item #655742

September 18, 1968

HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, September 18, 1968



* Franchot Tone death (1st report)

* Stage, film and television actor




The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "FRANCHOT TONE DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) More on page 2. Great to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only wi... See More  

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$98.00
655116

Uriah Levy's death report...

Item #655116

March 24, 1862

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 24, 1862



* Uriah P. Levy death (1st report)

* 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy

* American Civil War - Jews




The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 3 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, War of 1812 hero, and credited for abolishing the disciplinary procedure of flogg... See More  

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$260.00
654788

Arthur Ashe's death report - dies of AIDS...

Item #654788

February 07, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 7, 1993 (2-sections)



* Arthur Ashe's death report

* dies of AIDS...

* Only African-American to win both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open (at the time of his death)




Both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section tell of the death of Arthur Ashe.

Included are the main section and the Sports Section - both which are in excellent condition.... See More  

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$99.00
653735

Death & obituary of Sir Walter Scott...

Item #653735

October 01, 1832

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, October, 1832 



* Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet's death



Near the back of the issue is the obituary for Sir Walter Scott taking nearly 24 pages.  Although lengthy and informative, the first line of the obituary may describe him best: "Sept. 21. At Abbotsford, Co. Roxburgh, aged 61. Sir Walter Scott, Bart. the proudest name in the modern annals of li... See More  

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$55.00
653568

Death of Ray Charles... Review & premiere of "Napoleon Dynamite".....

Item #653568

June 11, 2004

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 11, 2004



* The death report of Ray Charles

* Best "Napoleon Dynamite" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review




The front page has the report with a supporting photo covering the death of Ray Charles, which continues on an inside page with additional coverage and photos.



This issue also contains a great review and full-page ad for the prem... See More  

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$99.00
653287

Death of the infamous Benedict Arnold, from the city where he died...

Item #653287
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1801 There is a very small & inconspicuous item near the back under the "Obituary with Anecdotes of Remarkable Persons" section an entry reading: "At his house in Gloucester place, Brigadier-general Arnold. His remains were interred on the 21st, at Brompton. Seven mourning coaches and four state carriages formed the cavalcade.&quo... See More  

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$58.00
651674

The death of Emperor Yoshito (Japan)...

Item #651674

December 24, 1926

THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, December 24, 1926 



* The death report of Emperor Yoshito of Japan



The front page has: "EMPEROR DIES; JAPAN MOURNS," with the subhead, "Mikado Loses Long Fight for Life; Crown Prince 124th Ruler," which tell of the death of Emperor Yoshito. Nice to have on the front page. Other news of the day is found throughout.

The issue is in good condition... See More  

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$42.00
649296

One of the best Kennedy assassination newspapers to be had...

Item #649296

November 23, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963  A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened.

The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smal
... See More  

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$200.00
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