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177336

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870049835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 4, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pg. 2 has a short yet notable bit: "On Monday, & not before, his Excellency Sir Guy Carleton set out from his apartment in Duke Street, Grosvenor square, for Portsmouth, to embark immediately on his expedition to New York to take upon him the chief command of his Majesty's forces in America...". The top of the bkpg. has an item: "...from a friend at Boston which says, 'Every day increases our hopes that we shall soon enter into a negociation for a reconciliation with our mother country. the Congress is heartily tired of the arbitrary proceedings of the French, and are much displeased with the conduct of General Washing... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:14

$54.00
177335

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND George Washington vs Howe Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392578885336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 12, 1776 * Battle of Long Island - Brooklyn * George Washington vs. William Howe A terrific issue, particularly for display, as the entire front page is taken up with the report of the Battle of Long Island as reported in "The London Gazette Extraordinary" of October 10, 1776. "Extraordinary" issues were published at irregular intervals to report significant news reports which came to the printing office between regularly scheduled publications. This lengthy report is signed in type by: W. Howe, commander of the British forces which inflicted a crushing defeat on Washington's army led by General Israel Putnam & others. During the night Washington withdrew the colonial forces from B... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:14

$280.00
177334

ENDING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR America Peace Terms Talks 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870046860

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 3, 1782 * Ending the Revolutionary War ? peace ? All of the ftpg. & part of pg. 2 are taken up with: "Letters From an American Farmer Describing Certain Provincial Situations, Manners, and Customers not General Known..." which offers some interesting thoughts on the culture of the Americans at that time. Pg. 3 includes: "The difference of political opinion between Earl Shelburne & Mr. Fox was simply this: the latter wanted to declare...the immediate & unqualified independence of America & then meanly to throw ourselves on American gratitude for a subsequent peace. On the other hand, the noble Earl conceived that if the declaration of such independence was unavoidable it should at le... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:13

$68.00
177333

LONDON CHRONICLE American Colonies & England TENSION Pre Rev. War 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392578883991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 18, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * American colonies & England Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The True Constitutional Means for Putting an End to the Disputes Between Great Britain and the American Colonists" which is a review of a pamphlet by this title. It begins: "One of the principal causes of the discontents of the Americans, on account of taxes imposed on them by the British Legislature, being an apprehension of oppression from the parent state..." with much more on defending the taxing of the American colonies. Most of page 2 is taken up with a great letter from Selectmen of Boston (including John Hancock) to the governor, with the governor's response, and t... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:12

$57.00
177329

ARTICLES OF PEACE TREATY Revolutionary War Ratification Announced 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870042697

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 15, 1783 * Articles of Peace ratification announcement * Ending the American Revolutionary War The back page has half a column with news from America including: "...Sir Guy Carleton received the dispatches from government containing an account of the ratification of the preliminary articles of peace...and he instantly sent Captain Renuet...containing official copies of the preliminary articles, and also of the proclamation declaring the cessation of hostilities...The official accounts of the ratification of the preliminary articles of peace were received in Philadelphia on the 10th of April...in consequence of which the Congress published a proclamation declaring the cessation of arm... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:10

$46.00
177309

Rare JONATHAN SWIFT as Editor of Early 18th Century THE EXAMINER 1713 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869841145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EXAMINER, London, June 26, 1713 * Rare 18th century publication This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), It promoted a Tory perspective on British politics, at a time when Queen Anne had replaced Whig ministers with Tories. Complete as a single sheet newspaper as was typical of the day, about 7 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:28

$56.00
177207

1683 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 335 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372864258982

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 5, 1683 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fr... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2020 11:34

$37.00
177178

18th Century CARIBBEAN ISLANDS MAP & re. Ben Franklin Kite Experiment Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862996384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756 The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes (see photos for portions). But of greater significance is the great and desirable foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes...". This map folds out to 8 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches and is in very nice, clean condition. This map is rarely found within the issue as most were removed years ago. Further inside the issue is a very detailed 2 1/2 pg. article on: "A Paper Kite Electrified by a Storm" by M. de Romas, being an experiment very much like Ben Franklin's a bit earlier. Indeed, a footnote includes: "M. de Ro... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:51

$340.00
177177

BATTLE OF EUTAW SPRINGS South Carolina SC Revolutionary War 1782 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392568299987

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1782 * Battle of Eutaw Springs SC * American Revolutionary War Near the back is over a page of "American News" with reports on closing events of the war, including an item from Philadelphia: "Laurence Marr & John Moody, both of Col. Barton's Tory regiment, were apprehended in this city on suspicion of being spies...were both sentenced to die...". Also: "...the American generals Greene & Hayter have issued an edict for a general pardon to all those persons who took the oath of allegiance during Lord Cornwallis's march to Virginia....". An item from Fishkill notes: "....the enemy have been completely disappointed in their designs on the northern frontiers of this state..." with ... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:51

$68.00
177174

BENEDICT ARNOLD Major John Andre TRAITOR Revolutionary War Defects 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862993509

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1780 * Benedict Arnold defects * Major John Andre treason * Revolutionary War Within the "Historical Chronicle" near the back of the issue is a portion which notes: "...These gentlemen were reply'd to by others in opposition, who in thee accumstom'd style execrated the American war & denounced vengeance on those who had been the cause of it...all the evils with which we are not threatened, & the loss of our transmarine possessions; the independency of the colonies; their accession to the power of our natural enemies; & their possession as essential to the very being of Great Britain as a great nation, was all foreseen & foretold before the tyranny of administration had... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:46

$133.00
177173

BOTANY BAY AUSTRALIA Admiral Arthur Phillip & African Slave Trade 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862992084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, April, 1788 * Botany Bay, Australia - Admiral Arthur Phillip * Northern plantations act to discourage the slave trade Within this issue is a report concerning Commodore Phillips at Botany Bay reading: "The Botany fleet arrived at the Cape on the 13th of October, after a passage from Rio de Janeiro of only five weeks & four days. Commodore Phillips, after supplying the ships with sea stores, means to purchase live stock of every kind the country affords & then to proceed in a direct course to the place of is destination, unless driven by stress of weather to alter it.". This report coincides with the historical record which indicates Phillips stopped off at Brazil for various supplies ... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$95.00
177170

CAMPUS MARTIUS Marietta Ohio Country MAP Northwest Indian War 1788 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392568279156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, November, 1788 * Campus Martius (Ohio) map * Marietta, Washington County * Northwest Indian War Articles include: "To the Ladies on the Use of Cosmetics" "Interesting Extracts from the Life of General Putnam" which takes over 8 pages; "On the Religion, Language & Sciences of the Gypsies" "An Account of Campus Martius at the City of Marietta, Territory of the United States North-West of the River Ohio". Marietta was the first permanent settlement in the Northwest Territory. The accompanying (and very rare) foldout plate of Campus Martius is still present. Near the back is: "American Intelligence" with the latest news reports of the day including nice details on the state of Mary... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$180.00
177135

1699 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 320 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861844226

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 2, 1699 * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had * 17th century original This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspap... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:15

$29.00
177128

Rare 17th Century EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS 1641 Paris FRANCE French Old Periodical


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566704809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE, Paris, France, Feb. 2. 26, 1641 * Earliest newspaper in your collection? This issue predates the earliest English language newspaper we have in our inventory by nearly 15 years. This was the very first regular newspaper published in France, started in 1631 by Théophraste Renaudot but with influential backing by the powerful Cardinal de Richelieu. The title has the first letter embellished, as well as the first letter of the text. This small-size issue of 8 pages (6 1/2 by 8 1/2 in.) has the date at the bottom of the back page, but there is also a full date with each of the various news reports from various cities in Europe. All text is in French. A very rare opportunity for a newspaper which predat... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:12

$360.00
177123

Very Rare 17th Century DUTCH Broer Jansz w/ Capture of Maastricht PAMPHLET News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861838155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: Dutch newsletter/pamphlet from Amsterdam, August, 1632 * Very rare 17th century publication * Siege - capture of Maastricht * Dutch journalist & printer Broer Jansz A very rare news pamphlet by the famed early Broer Jansz, one of the most prolific newsmen of the 17th century. Included with this item is an extensive biography of him and his work. Included also is a translation of this 4 page pamphlet, headed: "Triumphante Tijdinghe" [Triumphant News] with the translation continuing: "About the victorious capture of the city of Maastricht...". The Siege of Maastricht was fought between 9 June and 22 August 1632, when the Dutch commander Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, eventually captured the city from Habsburg fo... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:10

$860.00
177121

GEORGE WASHINGTON Script Signed Act & Jewish Hebrew Comedy AD 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861837947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 11, 1795 * George Washington script signature on the front page * Ad for "The JEW: Or, Benevolent Hebrew" The front page has an act to amend the act entitled: "An Act to establish the post office and post-roads within the United States," signed in script type by the President: Geo. Washington. Also included is an ad for the comedy: "The JEW: Or, Benevolent Hebrew". News and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:09

$97.00
177120

(2) GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress re. Courts Signed 1796 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861837736

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 16, 1796 * George Washington & Samuel Adams The front page features two Acts of Congress concerning courts, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. Page 2 has a chart of the latest count for the election of Mass. governor, showing Judge Sumner leading over Gov. Sam Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:09

$125.00
176973

Revolutionary War NEW ENGLAND America MAP New York City Captured 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392548576676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776 * Capture of New York City * Rare Connecticut & Rhode Island map * American Revolutionary War This issue begins with "Proceedings in the House of Commons..." which includes discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...Nothing could have afforded me so much satisfaction as to have been able to inform you...that the troubles which have so long distracted my colonies in North America were at an end; and that my unhappy people, recovered from their delusion, had delivered themselves from the oppression of their leaders, & returned to their duty; but so daring & desperate is the spirit of those leaders...that they have now openly renounced all allegiance to the crown & ... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:31

$485.00
176972

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON as a Major JEWISH Jews Colony East Indies 1757 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372850791033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1757 * Early Major George Washington * Jewish colony in the East Indies The first 2 1/2 pages have reports from the French & Indian War in America, including five letters written by General Braddock datelined Williamsburgh and Alexandria. In the introductory comments on the first page is mention that: "...concerning the territories in America mention'd in the treaty of Utrecht; of several Indian traders seized by the French on the Ohio, and sent prisoners to France, but afterwards enlarged on the interposition of Lord Albemarle; and of the murder of Mr. Jumonville by a party of English under Major Washington. We have also...given an account...of the expedition & defeat of General Bra... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:30

$136.00
176971

Early MAJOR GEORGE WASHINGTON 22 Years Old in French & Indian War 1754 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392548576162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1754 * Early George Washington * French and Indian War A very rare opportunity for a periodical which mentions George Washington long before he would become more famous 20 years later. An inside page has a nice article titled: "Account of a Journey from Williamsburg to the French Fort near the Lake Erie in Virginia" which begins: "The French having been lately erecting forts & making settlements upon the river Ohio, in the western parts of Virginia, which are known to be the property of Great Britain, Major George Washington was sent by Governor Dinwiddie with a letter to the French commandant on that river...Mr. Washington set out on the 31st of October, 1753..." wi... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:30

$255.00
176923

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY by Isaiah Thomas w/ John Adams Act 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849582494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 19, 1798 * 18th century America publication * John Adams act of Congress Most of the first column is on: "The Bank Bill". The back page has an Act of Congress relating to judicial courts of the United States, signed in type by the President: John Adams. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:27

$45.00
176922

BATTLE OF THE NILE Lord Horatio Nelson defeats Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849580773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 28, 1798 * Lord Horatio Nelson victorious * Battle of the Nile * Napoleon Bonaparte Page 2 has a letter beginning: "There is hope yet for America!...". Page 3 has: "Confirmation" which notes: "...most complete assurance of the defeat of the fleet of Buonaparte by Admiral Nelson..." with more on the Battle of the Nile. Also: "The President" concerning his arrival at New York. Four pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:26

$43.00
176882

Historic NEW ENGLAND RESTRAINING ACT Pre Rev. War 1775 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848371801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 2, 1775 * The New England Restraining Act * Pre Revolutionary tension w/ England * John Hancock gets married Taking nearly one-third of the front page and most of page 2 is the extension of the very historic New England Restraining Act by Parliament. This was the King's response to the American colonies' decision to boycott British goods. The Act provided that New England's trade be limited to Britain and the British West Indies, trade with other nations prohibited effective July 1, 1775. In April 1775, after news was received in London that colonies outside of New England had joined the Continental Association, a second restraining Act was passed to include the colonies of Pen... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:09

$940.00
176880

1ST DUKE OF MONMOUTH James Scott Tower Hill Execution BEHEADING 1685 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372848371479

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 16, 1685 * James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth * Tower Hill execution - beheading The report of great significance is the rather brief, yet very historic, found on page 2 & datelined from Whitehall, July 15: "This day the late Duke of Monmouth, being attained of High Treason by Act of Parliament, was Beheaded on a scaffold for that purpose; erected on Tower Hill." This is prefaced with another Whitehall report dated July 13 which foretold his doom, with: "This afternoon the late Duke of Monmouth and the late Lord Gray, with the German, were brought hither by water from Foxhall; and about eight in the evening were carried to the Tower in the Kings Barges, guarded by several... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:08

$1,830.00
176870

Rare 1716 POST BOY Newspaper LONDON England 18th Century w/ Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392545160996

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London, July 5, 1716 * Rare title w/ nice masthead One of the nicer mastheads of the 18th century as it features two handsome engravings (see). Various news reports from Europe. The back page is mostly filled with advertisements and notices. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, measures 8 1/4 by 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2019 09:02

$36.00
176807

THURMAN MUNSON New York Yankees Catcher Airplane CRASH Death 1979 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372846096286

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, August 3, 1979 * Catcher Thurman Munson killed * New York Yankees baseball * Jet airplane crash disaster The top of page 5 has a banner headline: "Yankee catcher Thurman Munson dies in plane crash"First report coverage on the airplane crash that killed New York Yankees' star catcher, Thurman Munson. Complete with all 8 pages, a few binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:39

$48.00
177354

Rare GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Bubonic Plague Era 1666 London England Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392580377043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 28, 1666 (actually 1667 by today's calendar) * The Great London Fire It is very rare to find any period mention of the great London Fire of 1666 in newspapers of the day, certainly one reason being the dearth of publications in print at that time--very few beyond the London Gazette. The back page of this single sheet newspaper includes: "If any person have found any books or writings belonging to Arthur Tevor Esq. deceased, or to John Trevor, Esq; (lost in the removal in the late dreadful Fire) Let them give notice thereof to..." and further on is: "We are ordered to give notice that although the Herals Office, wherein the descents and Arms of the Nobility and Gentry of England were... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2019 11:50

$499.99
177345

Rare PORT DE MARSEILLE France Importation of Goods Miniature 1773 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372870932934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MANIFESTES DE MARCHANDISES D'ENTREE DANA LE PORT DE MARSEILLE, (France), December 18, 1773 * Curious little "newspaper" * Pre revolutionary era from France This is a very curious little newspaper, loosely translated to: "Manifest of Goods Imported at the Port of Marseille". Qualifies as a periodical as the issue carries a specific date. But there is no text, instead a listing of various goods with quantities (see). Totally in the French language, four pages, 4 1/2 by 7 inches, never bound nor trimmed, foxing at the center.

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Ends December 17, 2019 08:43

$24.99
177344

Early KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION 1761 London UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392580137946

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 26, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The back page has an inconspicuous report noting: "We hear from Winchester that the coronation day was celebrated there with great military pomp, and all other demonstrations of joy. At noon the regiments in the camp were drawn out & went through various sorts of firing under a discharge of 21 pieces of cannon..." with more. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2019 08:39

$24.99
177314

Early & Rare 18th Century TRUE BRITON Singlesheet 1724 London England Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372869856322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TRUE BRITON, London, Feb. 14, 1723-4 * Early 18th century The double date is due to the use of both the Julian & Gregorian calendars at the time. A quite uncommon single sheet newspaper which has comparatively large lettering in the masthead. Rather than present news reports, this newspaper is almost entirely editorial with much on politics. The back page includes "Advertisements". Complete as a single sheet, full red tax stamp to the back page, very nice, clean condition with wide, untrimmed margins.

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Ends December 16, 2019 10:44

$44.99
177313

Rare 17th Century LONDON England Benjamin Harris Imprint 1679 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392578651298

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DOMESTICK INTELLIGENCE OR NEWS BOTH FROM CITY AND COUNTRY, London, England, Nov. 14, 1679 * Rare 17th century periodical A very early single sheet newspaper published by Benjamin Harris (his imprint appears on the bottom of the back page), the first newspaper printer in the colonies. Harris spent several years in jail in London for libelous printing, and upon release he emigrated to America to continue his printing trade. And it was in Boston in 1690 when he published "PUBLICK OCCURRENCES BOTH FORREIGN & DOMESTICK" . That newspaper lasted but a single issue and remains the "holy grail" of newspaper collectors, always hoping another issue will turn up. This is the newspaper Benjamin Harris published before heading ... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2019 10:39

$249.99
177312

Rare 17th Century LONDON England Benjamin Harris Imprint 1679 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372869848076

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DOMESTICK INTELLIGENCE Or News Both From CITY and COUNTRY, London, England, Oct. 21, 1679 * Rare 17th century periodical A very early single sheet newspaper published by Benjamin Harris (his imprint appears on the bottom of the back page), the first newspaper printer in the colonies. Harris spent several years in jail in London for libelous printing, and upon release he emigrated to America to continue his printing trade. And it was in Boston in 1690 when he published "PUBLICK OCCURRENCES BOTH FORREIGN & DOMESTICK" . That newspaper lasted but a single issue and remains the "holy grail" of newspaper collectors, always hoping another issue will turn up. This is the newspaper Benjamin Harris published before heading ... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2019 10:36

$274.99
176768

1677 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 342 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841686506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 29, 1677 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:31

$47.00
176761

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392536448401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Page 4 has a letter noting: "...urging the Councils of the State to give up to French & Congressional ambition the independence of American, and with it our best resources of commerce, wealth, and naval strength...For the wise maxims...of that Court...are 'that the independence of America must prove the annihilation of the marine power of England, which, having no longer any colonies, can in a little time have no marine...". This is followed by a: "Letter from Monsieur DePortail, a French officer in the Service of America...dated at Washington's Camp at White Marsh, Twelve Miles from Philadelphia" dated Nov. 12, 1778 (see). One-third o... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:01

$57.00
176760

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 8, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion An inside page has most of the first column taken up with content concerning: "American News" including reports on Shays' Rebellion: "...The insurgents, we are informed, in several towns in the counties of Berkshire, Hampshire & Worcester, are rallying by orders form their principal leader Capt. Shays..." with more, and a letter from Springfield includes: "About 250 of Capt. Shays's party are at West Springfield...Shays's guard at West Springfield...were so very inconsiderate as to stab two men..." and more. Also a report from New York (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$42.00
176726

Post Revolutionary War TRADE w/ American Colonies to Resume ? 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534919683

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 22, 1783 * Post American Revolutionary War * Trade with the enemy to resume ? Several items concerning the reestablishment of trade between America and England including: "We hope & trust that the stipulations of the treaty are such as will revive our injured trade & restore our commercial intercourse with our American Brethren...declare it to be our firm persuasion that the great commercial interests of this country, & of North America, are inseparably united." Then there are over 3 pages of reports from the "House of Commons" concerning; "American Trade" as well as "Motions Concerning The Peace". Simply a wealth of interest background on how the treaty of peace was tweaked before... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:02

$37.00
176725

LOYALISTS STAYING IN AMERICAN Colonies Post Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534919497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 2, 1783 * Loyalists staying in America ? Page 2 includes: "...contain no account of the evacuation of New York, nor related any fixed period for the actual accomplishment of that event...cause of this uncertainty is stated to be the difficulty off disposing of the Loyalists, and the peremptory perseverance on the part of the Congress in decline all interference for the protection of that unfortunate description of people..." and more. Relating to this is a bkpg. letter fro the Bay of Fundy (near Nova Scotia & New Brunswick) detailing how nice the area is for settlement for Loyalists. Then a report from New York concerning the departure of Loyalists. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 ... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 15:02

$33.00
176723

(8) Rare 18th Century CANTERBURY Kent Cathedral City England 1796 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372840313395

Offered are 8 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795 A group lot of 8 issues all from 1795, each with the very ornate & decorative masthead. Each is in "2nd rate" condition with minor disfigurements, no portions missing.

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$38.00
176720

1683 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 336 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England Rare


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534916685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 24, 1683 * Among the Earliest of English language newspapers to be had The back page has an interesting report noting in part: "There is lately taken, and in the custody of the Keeper of His Majesties Goal of Newgate, one Edward Cooke, a notorious Highway Robber, and Housebreaker, about 23 years of age..." with more on him. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:59

$41.00
176717

CHEROKEE NATION Indians & North Carolina Boundary Line Argument 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534916138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 2, 1767 * Cherokee Nation - Indians (currently spelled Gloucester) The middle of the ftpg. has a report headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline, which mentions a proclamation by N.C. Governor Tryon for a dividing line between North Carolina land and Cherokee Indian land. Also one for apprehending offenders who: "...infested all the back parts of the southern provinces." Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:58

$38.00
176716

Very Early HOT AIR BALLOONING 18th Century Flight w/ Flame 1784 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372840309771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, Nov. 25, 1784 * Very early hot air ballooning Page 3 has a very early report on hot air ballooning: "On Saturday last was launched from the church yard in this place, a balloon of great magnitude, filled with inflammable air...The gas was not produced, as usual, from vitriolic acid...but from less expensive materials...which promise to be an important discovery in the history of Air Balloons...It rose slowly to the height of about 200 feet & then descended..." with more detail. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition, tax stamp on page 3.

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Ends December 13, 2019 14:58

$27.00
177298

1667 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 352 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 372866735327

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 10, 1667 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & dis... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 13:40

$34.99
177287

EARLY Rare 17th Century 327 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1692 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392573889939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 19, 1692 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 09:52

$24.99
177282

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1767 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392573861168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 9, 1767 * Early Southern America report (currently spelled Gloucester) The ftpg. has most of the first column taken up with details of the funeral of the Duke of York & Albany, younger bother to King George III. He died in Monaco while on a trip but was buried in Westminster Abbey. Pages 2 & 3 contains letter from Charleston, one bit noting: "...I must then tell you we are all running made as fast as we can & seem to vie with each other in giving proofs of our disaffection to the British government...". This details on plans to destroy any ship what would arrive a a port out of respect for the non-importation agreement. Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring e... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 09:26

$39.99
176682

Very Early 18th Century ALASKA Description - Kamchatka Peninsula 1761 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839884661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 18, 1761 * Very early Alaska description Over two pages are consumed with an excellent and very detailed account of that part of "America" which would be Alaska today, and the surrounding area. It is headed: "An Account of That Part of America, which is Nearest to the Land of Kamtchatca." which is an extract of a book titled "Description of Kamtchatca" which was read before the Royal Society. The photos show only portions. This is one of the earliest descriptive accounts of Alaska we have offered. Eight pages, red tax stamp on page 2, 8 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:21

$74.00
176681

Early KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom CORONATION 1761 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534351726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 22-24, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The ftpg. begins with the earliest report of the coronation of King George III of England we have found. In fact it was not until two issues later that this newspaper provided details of the ceremony. It begins with a London dateline of Sept. 22 and notes: "This day the ceremony of their Majesties coronation was performed n the Abbey church at Westminster." This is followed by a letter of congratulations from the mayor & other politicians of the city of York. Also, one-third of the ftpg. has news headed: "America" with datelines from New York and Boston. The back page has a poem: "On the Coronation". Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches,... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:20

$74.00
177243

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Johnb Adams Election Win 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372865284237

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 27, 1793 * President George Washington * Historic 2nd election victory Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the report at the top of page 3 announcing the opening of the votes for President & Vice President. History tells us that it was on February 13, 1793, when Congress officially tabulated the votes from the election of 1792. A page 3 column begins: "The votes for President and Vice President of the United States, as ascertained by the two Houses of Congress, are as follows: GEORGE WASHINGTON, 132; JOHN ADAMS, 77; George Clinton, 50; Thomas Jefferson, 4; Aaron Burr, 1. And the two former have been proclaimed President and Vice-President for four yea... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:12

$899.90
177242

Historic & Rare GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Medieval City Conflagration 1666 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572039956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, September 3, 1666 * The Great London Fire issue (historic) This issue certainly ranks as one of the premiere issues of all 17th century newspapers, announcing one of the most tragic events of the period. This issue was published during the outbreak of what would be known as the Great London Fire, which destroyed much of the city of London. Since it was an early report, the article is found at the bottom of the back page of this single sheet issue, beginning with the dateline: "London, Sept. 2 About two o'clock this morning a sudden and lamentable fire brake out in this City which continues still with great violence, and hath already burnt down to the ground many houses thereabouts..." with further... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:07

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176645

COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392531207729

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 27, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Colonial - Anti-British title Inside has an address by the governor of Virginia to the House of Burgesses concerning a boundary line between the colony and Cherokee Indian land. This is followed by another address noting: "...that his Majesty's present administration have at no time entertained a design to propose to parliament to lay any further taxes upon America for the purpose of raising a revenue, & that it is their intention to propose in the next session of Parliament to take off the duties upon glass, paper and colours...". (see) Other news of the day & a wealth of ads. Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 3/... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 16:00

$164.00
177224

340 Years Old Very Early RARE 1679 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392570767142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Aug. 29, 1679 * Newspaper from the 17th century * Rare variant title An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popish Courant" with the same date. The double date is due to the use of two calendars at the time. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2019 14:10

$54.99
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