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167636

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette Over 285 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372473452279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 9, 1729 * 18th Century original * Over 285 years old This newspaper is over 285 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends November 16, 2018 14:48

$24.00
167611

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK Third Voyage Hawaii DEATH & Benjamin Franklin 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392149813515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1780 * Captain James Cook death * Third voyage - HMS Resolution The most notable content would be a report near the back concerning Captain James Cooks third voyage, and with good detail on the death of Cook. One portion includes: "...The islanders became every day more bold...their inclination for theft which went so far as to steal one of his boats. Captain Cook...advanced towards a large body...and accosted their chief...Indians begun then to be enraged...they did not give time to load again, but killed Captain Cook and four of his people, forcing the others...to make their escape under favour of the fire of their pinnace, Captain Clerke...saw no possibility of revenging the d... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2018 06:51

$96.00
167351

RYE HOUSE PLOT King Charles II Of England Assassination Plan 1683 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144084786

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 26, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot On Saturday 21 July 1683, in the wake of the Rye House Plot to assassinate King Charles II and his brother James Duke of York, the Convocation of the University of Oxford passed its judgment and decree: "... against certain pernicious books and damnable doctrines, destructive to the sacred persons of princes, their state and government, and of all humane society." as the introduction states (see). Of the 27 propositions denounced by the Convocation, perhaps the most notable is the 23rd which essentially gave permission for killing a king. According to this document: "Wicked Kings and Tyrants ought to be put to death, and if the Judg... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:48

$170.00
167350

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144084259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, August 3, 1776 * Great year to have (1776) * re. Declaration of Independence * American Revolutionary War This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. This issue was printed less than a month after it printed the Declaration of Independence (July 13 issue). The front page includes an ad for the reprinting of a pamphlet titled: "American Independence, the Interest & Glory of Great Britain, containing arguments which prove that not only in taxation but in trade manufactures & government the Colonies are entitled to an entire Independency..." with more (see). ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:47

$730.00
167347

1st FIRST BANK of the UNITED STATES Creation Founding in Historic 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144083726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL ASYLUM & COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, February, 1791 * First Bank of the United States creation Certainly the most notable content is at the back where is found a significant report headed: Congress of the United States" with the text of the creation of the Bank of the United States. It is titled: "An Act to Incorporate tehe Subscribers to the Bank of the United States", the text taking 3 12 pages and is signed in italic type by the President: George Washington, as well as by the Vice President: John Adams (see). Establishment of the Bank of the United States was part of a three-part expansion of federal fiscal and monetary power, along with a federal mint and excise taxes, championed by Alexander Hamil... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:46

$345.00
167344

INCREASE SUMNER Massachusetts Governor Death FUNERAL 1799 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372464905911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 19, 1799 * Increase Sumner death * Massachusetts governor The front page has: "On Matrimony". Page 3 has a black-bordered report on the death & funeral of Mass. Governor Increase Sumner including the "Order Of Procession" and the position of "The Corpse" with the pall bearers, etc. (see). The back page has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government & Laws, in the station of Soldiers, an opportunity now presents." following which are the enticements for joining the military (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:45

$48.00
167341

Very Rare GERMAN NEWSBOOK 17th Century Original Publication 1607 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372464902942

German newsbook dated 1607 Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newsbook: Very early German newsbook dated on the title page: 1607. Titled: AUSSFUHRLICHER BERICHT which crudely translates to: "FULL NEWS NOTICE" done by an editor from Germany by the name of Antonius Quirinus. Complete in 48 pages, the back leaf being blank with the 46th page having a decorative, ending embellishment. Measures 5 7/8 by 7 1/2 inches, one of the middle leaves has a professional repair to a lower corner, otherwise the issue is in great condition. A bit of modern binding remnant at the spine edge. A great opportunity not only for the earliest newspaper we currently have the pleasure to offer, but terrific that it is dated the year John Smith and his 104 companions landed on Jamestown Isla... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:42

$3,750.00
152154

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391705845602

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PROTESTANT (DOMESTICK) INTELLIGENCE, OR NEWS BOTH FROM CITY AND COUNTRY, London, England, March 5, 1679 * Rare 17th century periodical Here is a rare opportunity to purchase a newspaper by Benjamin Harris. Harris was the first newspaper publisher in the colonies, having published "Public Occurrences Both Foreign & Domestick" in Boston in 1690. It lasted for only one issue. Before emigrating to the colonies, he published this newspaper in London, but he was eventually put in jail and upon release headed for the colonies. A fine opportunity for a Harris imprint (his name appears at the bottom of the back page). This single sheet issue is untrimmed with wide margins and is in great c... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:59

$290.00
167306

THE STAMP ACT Direct Tax on Colonies BEGINS London England 1765 Old UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372463880209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1765 * The Stamp Act at it's beginning * Legitimized by the British Certainly the most notable content is the report: "By the act for laying a stamp duty on printed news papers, deeds, and parchments in America, the respective duties on each are the same as in Great Britain, the monies arising therefrom to be applied towards the necessary defense of the colonies." which was the British justification of the hated Stamp Act (see). Other articles in this issue include: "The Fish Act: Effects of it" "Letter of Queen Christiana of Sweden" "Description of the Field and Mole Crickets" "Winkleman's Account of Herculaneum" "Description of a Wheel Barometer" which is accompanied by a fu... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:20

$83.00
167305

Early BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Hometown DEATH Funeral Report 1790 Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392143271489

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, April, 1790 * Benjamin Franklin death (1st report) * Early report from his hometown Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's market. This title was published by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society. Certainly the most notable report in this issue is the death of the revered Ben Franklin. At the back of the issue, in "The Gazette" section, is a report that: "On the 17th of April, departed this life, at Philadelphia, the venerable & celebrated Philosopher and Patriot, His Excellency Benjamin Franklin..." with some particulars on the funeral procession (see). This is a v... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:19

$425.00
167301

PRELUDE to the Revolutionary War American Colonies 1775 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372463878157

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: POSTSCRIPT EXTRA TO THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL, (Philadelphia), Mar. 9, 1775 * Prelude to Revolutionary War A great single sheet "Extra" which contains a wealth of notable news from both America and England on the on-going troubles between America and England including prophetic comments inferring to a coming war. The front page has an interesting report from the House of Commons which includes in part: "...the purpose of shewing it to his Majesty, before it is presented to him by the Agents. It contains a state of grievances, a solicitation for the removal of evil counsellors, and a claim that the Colonies are exempt from taxation from the British Parliament..." and another report notes in part: "...after descanting up... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:17

$466.00
167167

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372456724849

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE: or, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, London, September 29, 1761 * George III of the United Kingdom The front page begins the report on the coronation of King George III. "This day his Majesty King George the Third, and Queen Charlotte, were crowned in the abbey church of Westminster, with the ceremonies accustomed upon that great and glorious solemnity...". The article continues with in-depth details of the coronation, taking the entire second page and nearly half of the third page as well. The back page has an extract of a letter which describes the celebration of the coronation that occurred in Liverpool. Nice to have in a newspaper from London, England. This is complete i... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:40

$385.00
167121

THE FRENCH REVOLUTION & Tamworth Castle Print April 1, 1790 Gentleman's Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134535298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1790 * The French Revolution * 18th century reader's digest Among the articles are: "The Importance, and the Neglect, of Veterinary Medicine"; a list of: "Eminent Physicians who have Been Regimental Surgeons". Near the back is much on an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France" taking several pages. Included are all 3 plates called for which include a very nice: "South View of Tamworth Castle" as well as a large foldout of: "Risge's Patent Drill and Hoe Plough" (see). Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, good condition. This was the first periodical to use the word "mag... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:35

$33.00
167115

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455678472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 1, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Most of the front page is taken up with: "America - From Rivington's New York Gazette" which begins with reports of the events in New Jersey. Also: "Mr. Washington, Commander of the Rebel troops, has lately passed through Jersey...on the way to their chief posts at West Point...The soldiers of the Jersey line, it is said, have received no pay for the last 13 months..." with more war-related items (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:31

$33.00
167111

Runaway SLAVES Negroes Advertisements in Rare 1797 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455675782

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 4, 1797 * Rare 18th century American title * Slaves advertisements Front page has two runway slave advertisements. See images for details. News of the day with several other interesting ads. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:28

$52.00
167091

RHODE ISLAND SIEGE Revolutionary War Print & Treaty of Alliance 1779 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134323993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1779 * Great siege of Rhode Island print * Revolutionary War original This issue leads off with reports on the debates in Parliament, which include discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...the conduct of the army under the command of Gen. Howe; he seized the opportunity of painting in the blackest colours the ingratitude of the Americans; & concluded with exhorting the House to unanimity in prosecuting the war against them..." with other items as well. Perhaps the best content in this issue is the very nice fold-out plate titled: "The Siege Of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's House, on the 25th of August, 1778." A rare print as th... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:30

$365.00
167090

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage NORTHWEST Bering Sea w/ Prints 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134323663

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, January, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * Third Voyage - Bering Sea - Alaska This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from after July, 1778 when he was exploring the far northwest coast of North America in search of a Northwest passage to the Atlantic, extending into what are now called the Aleutian Islands & to the Bering Strait then the Arctic Ocean before having to turn back due to ice. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the article, topics include: "Departure from Oonalas... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:29

$156.00
167049

1682 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 336 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372450959555

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 15, 1682 * 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... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2018 15:39

$42.00
166986

EARLY Rare 17th Century 321 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1697 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131430588

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 24, 1697 * 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 n... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:01

$37.00
166969

AMERICAN IN CHAOS ? Post Revolutionary War - Rare Title 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449540488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, Oct. 9, 1783 * Post Revolutionary War * America in turmoil ? The ftpg. has a letter from the Bay of Fundy in Canada concerning the arrival of Loyalists (see). Page 2 has a letter from New York which paints a dismal scenario there: "...There is in fact no government in this country, all is anarchy and confusion. The Congress have lost their influence & town meetings, committees & other tumultuous associations govern without control. Every paper is filled with Resolves against the Loyalists & nothing but vengeance is denounced..." and even more. The bkpg. has a few America-related items as well. Four pages, folio size, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice ... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 14:04

$58.00
166968

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy MIDDLESEX w/ William Howe 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131398046

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, England, April 8, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary war era title * British General William Howe Over half of the ftpg. is "Debate in the House of Commons" concerning: "...sending out a Reinforcement Earlier Last Year to Lord Howe at New York", continued from a previous issue. Page 3 has items from the South Carolina Gazette, and a report from Boston and one from Charleston (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2018 14:04

$29.00
167651

Rare 1746 AMSTERDAM Netherlands Dutch in French Langauge 1746 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372474043213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LES ETATS DE HOLLANDE [The States of Holland], Amsterdam, June 3, 1746 * Rare 18th century title * Nice masthead An interesting, little newspaper from this Dutch city, printed in French, featuring an engraving in the middle of the masthead. At the back is the: "Suite Des Nouvelles d' Amsterdam" which would seem to be a supplemental sheet. Measures 6 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, never-trimmed margins, 6 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 25, 2018 08:14

$29.99
167649

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1675 London England Gazette


eBay Auction Item # 372474034077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 19, 1675 * 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 framing & ... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2018 07:57

$34.99
167648

EARLY Rare 17th Century 321 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1697 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372474032049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 22, 1697 * 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 framing & ... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2018 07:54

$24.99
167645

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372474018360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 24, 1779 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Nearly two-thirds of the front page is taken up with: "A View of the Evidence Relative to the conduct of the American War under Sir William Howe, Lord Viscount Howe, and General Burgoyne..." which gives an overview under the subheads: "Campaign 1776" and "Campaign 1777" (see). Great to have this content take up so much of the front page. The back page has reports headed: "America" including a letter from Fort Augusta which mentions an Indian attack, with details (see). Also a letter from New York which notes: "Our force here, and on Long and Staten Islands, if the regiments were complete would exceed 20,000 men...We... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2018 07:31

$59.99
166846

RARE & Early 18th Century 1723 London England Old Newspaper w/ Great Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392129949723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, Sept. 5, 1719 * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original This title has one of the more beautiful & intricately engraved mastheads to be seen, and this issue has a particularly nicely-inked impression, making it an ideal issue for display. Various news items from Europe. Present are all 6 pages, as more typically the back leaf is lacking as it was often loose from pages 1-4 (there was no tax on 4 pg. newspapers at the time). Measures 8 1/2 by 14 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 07:14

$52.00
166845

1699 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 319 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372446907752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 26, 1699 * 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 wo... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2018 07:10

$34.00
167564

THE ADVENTURER John Hawkesworth 18th Century Samuel Johnson 1753 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372472177031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ADVENTURER, London, England, Jan. 2, 1753 * Rare 18th century title * Over 250 years old An uncommon essay-format bi-weekly newspaper addressed specifically to men, containing six pages & lasting only for 17 months from 1752 to 1753. While each issue varies, common contributors included John Hawkesworth and Samuel Johnson. A decorative embellishment at the top of the front page. Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2018 13:14

$24.99
167556

Very Rare & Early Printer JOHN PETER ZENGER New York City 1734 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471967914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-YORK WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 21, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers to be had This is the very rare & early newspaper printed by John Peter Zenger who, just 8 months earlier was arrested for the critical comments he made in his newspaper about a decision made by the British Governor of New York, William Cosby. The result was a famous libel case in which Zenger was acquitted, the argument being that he had printed the truth and that truth is not libelous. It was--and still is--considered a landmark decision in establishing freedom of the press in America. Governor Cosby would soon order that copies of Zenger's "Journal" be: "...burned by the hands of the common hangman...". The front page begins with a lengthy... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2018 08:32

$5,499.99
167555

TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION Pre Revolutionary War Bostonians 1768 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471966641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 21, 1768 * Taxation without representation * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Fully half of page 5 is taken up with an excellent letter of protest headed: "A Letter Lately Sent from the Hon. House of Representatives of Massachusetts Bay to the Right Hon. the Earl of Chatham" in England. This very pointed letter makes clear the trouble the American colonists were having with the King & Parliament at the time: taxation without representation. A few portions of the letter include: "...find your Lordship so explicitly declaring your sentiments in that grand principle in nature, that what a man hath honestly acquired, is absolutely and uncontrollably his own. This principle is est... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2018 08:29

$134.99
167551

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Archibald Montgomery Expedition Cherokees 1760 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392149062072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 23, 1760 * French and Indian War * The Cherokee War * Archibald Montgomerie Inside has over two-thirds of a page headed: "America" with datelines from Charleston, Philadelphia, Boston, New York, Louisbourg, Niagara & Newport. Included is an account of Colonel Montgomery with the Cherokees; mention that: "From Pittsburg we have advices...that Major Gladwin, with 400 men was arrived at Presque Isle...& that our forces from Fort Pitt..." also: "...have advice that our army at Crown Point is very healthy, in fine order & ready to march at a minute's notice...Indians were at Oswego...". Many more reports concerning the French & Indian War. Elsewhere is a letter from Newport in Rhode I... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2018 07:58

$34.99
167531

18th Century INA Insurance Company of North America NOTICE 1793 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392148517185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 14, 1793 The bottom of the bkpg. has a notice: "The Members of the Insurance Company of North America..." with more. INA is the oldest stock insurance company in the U.S., founded in Phila. in 1792. It merged to form CIGNA in 1982. The ftpg. has 17 illustrated ship ads. Much news of the day inside with datelines from Phila., Savannah, Augusta, Bridgetown, Newark, Trenton, Charleston & New York.

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Ends October 22, 2018 12:30

$39.99
167530

JOHN HANCOCK & Harvard College Letter 19th Century Philadelphia 1791 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392148510567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 11, 1791 Page 2 has a letter signed in type by: John Hancock, concerning a situation with Harvard College. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends October 22, 2018 12:23

$49.99
167524

PAUL REVERE Grand Master MASONS Masonic Freemasonry NOTICE Lodge 1795 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392148484054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 7, 1795 * Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons The front page has: "A PROCLAMATION" for a day of public fasting, humiliation, and prayer, signed by the governor of Mass., Samuel Adams. The top of page 3 has a Masonic "Grand Lodge" advertisement including an engraving of its emblem, and signed in type by: Paul Revere, G. Master (see). Four pages, some light damp staining, generally good condition.

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Ends October 22, 2018 11:21

$54.99
167522

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392148481825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789 * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Botany Bay - Australia Page 7 has a brief item from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received from the Colony, they saw no reason for abandoning it." Considerable discussion is present regarding the "Slave Trade" which includes an appeal by William Wilberforce, and the bkpg. has mention of a ship: "...arrived from Nantz to take in brandy & wines for Africa, each vessel intending to purchase from 800 to 1000 slaves. He also says that there we... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2018 11:15

$67.00
167517

Rare18th Century COLONIAL NEW YORK Short Lived Publication 1753 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471163477

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, August 9, 1753 * Rare Colonial New York original * Short lived title This rare newspaper lasted for less than one year, publishing but 52 issues. Primarily moral and political essays, it gave offense to men in power and was "suppressed by authorities", as Brigham relates. The imprint appears at the bottom of the back page, noting: "New York: Printed by J. Parker at the New Printing Office in Beaver Street...". A fine opportunity to purchase at a reasonable price a very early issue--over 265 years old--by James Parker from the colonial press of New York. American titles from the 1750's are rarely found. Four pages, 6 3/4 by 10 3/4 inches, various foxing to the front page, oth... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2018 09:49

$224.99
167505

COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392148395632

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 October 22, 2018 08:09

$149.99
167504

BOON ISLAND York Maine Very 1st Beacon John Adams Act of Congress 1799 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471107963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 7, 1799 * Very 1st Boon Island beacon * President John Adams act Most of the front page middle columns are taken up with three Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams (see). One is to erect a beacon on Boon Island. Wikipedia notes on its Boon Island page: "...In 1799 the first day marker and the station itself were established on the island...". Four pages, some foxing to the top half, generally good..

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Ends October 22, 2018 08:03

$69.99
167502

EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471098265

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 31, 1669 * 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 & disp... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2018 07:43

$34.99
166787

Rare 1720 POST BOY London England OLD Newspaper w/ Masthead Engravings PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127771854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, December 20, 1720 * Nice masthead engravings One of my favorite 18th century newspapers with the two nice engravings in the masthead, plus the very decorative first letter in the text (see). Various European reports. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches, very nice, displayable condition.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:16

$38.00
166747

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON Moving to England ? Post Rev. War 1785 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372441899838

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1785 * General George Washington * To move his residence to England ? * Post American Revolutionary War Page 2 has a report from New York with some news from the Assembly of the state which includes: "...very warm debates also have taken place upon the question of admitting Blacks, Mulattoes, Mustees, Quadroons...the the rights of citizenship ; & the Senate have published their reasons in opposition to the Assembly, who formed a bill to preclude them from those rights..." (see). Page 3 has a brief item: "A report prevails, that General Washington, late Commander in Chief of the American army, has actually hired a house at Walworth in Surrey for th... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:26

$44.00
166698

Rare 1774 LEIDEN The Netherlands Dutch in French Langauge 1774 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126611416

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NOUVELLES EXTDRAORDINAIRES DE DIVERS ENDROITS [Extraordinary News From Various Places], Leide, The Netherlands, July 29, 1774 * Rare 18th century title Although in French it was not printed in France but rather at Leide (now Leiden), Holland by French refugee Etienne Luzac. It was a successful newspaper and boasted a sizable readership in America. Complete in 8 pages which includes the supplement, never bound nor trimmed, measures 6 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:46

$23.00
166697

Rare SIEGE OF BRUSSELS War of the Austrian Succession w/ France 1746 News Sheet


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126611164

A four page news sheet rather than a typical newspaper. This rare item is headed: "JOURNAL Du Siege de la Ville de Bruxelles, par Les Armes de France." translating to: "Journal of the Siege of the City of Brussels, by the Arms of France." The text begins with the date: January 27, 1746. As a bit of history, Belgium ad been under Spanish rules from 1585 until early in the 1700's. It then was under Austrian rule under Maria Theresa. In 1744 the French invaded Belgium, defeating the English at Fontenoy on May 11, 1745, & took possession of Belgium for Louis XV of France. But it was restored to Maria Theresa by the treaty of Aix La Chapelle on Oct. 18, 1748. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, archivally rejoined at the spine, 6 1/4 by 7 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:46

$86.00
166695

1ST CENSUS of the United States Congress RESULTS & Slavery Slaves 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126610636

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 10, 1791 * 1st Census of the United States (results) * 18th century original Page 3 contains a rather small report under the heading: "The Number Of Souls" which reports the result of the first census ever taken in the United States, a result of the Act of Congress from 1790 which authorized it. A census has been conducted every ten years since that time. This report notes 3,919,023 people, but not including: "...the states of South Carolina, and Vermont, the South Western and North-Western Territories from which no accurate returns have been made to the Secretary of State, are estimated to contain 360,000...". The ftpg. has an interesting article prefaced... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:45

$96.00
166689

Very Rare 18th Century BOSTON Massachusetts Short Lived 1786 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440938524

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EXCHANGE ADVERTISER, Boston, January 12, 1786 * Very rare 18th century American title A particularly rare title, and the very first we have offered in our 42 years in the hobby. It lasted but 105 weekly issues, from Dec. 30, 1784 through Jan. 6, 1787. Brigham notes just five institutions as having this issue, which is #55. Content is typical news & ads of the day. Four pages, archival repair at the spine and various small archival mends to margin tears inside, flaking just a bit at the upper left of the front leaf, very light foxing.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:41

$255.00
166635

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Cessation of Hostilities George III Proclamation1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126043173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, February 15, 1783 * End of Revolutionary War * King George III proclamation * The cessation of hostilities Certainly the prime--and very historic--content takes over one-third of the back page, headed: "By the KING, A PROCLAMATION Declaring the Cessation of Arms, as well by sea as land, Agreed Upon Between his Majesty's the most Christian King, the King of Spain, the States General of the United Provinces, and the United States of America...". This is the very historic document by which Great Britain official declares an end to the Revolutionary War. Near the end of the Proclamation is the operative phrase: "...We have thought fit...to notify the same to al... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:21

$740.00
166628

ALBANY COUNTY New York LAND For Sale Advertisement 1770 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439872574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 15, 1770 * Albany County, New York * Land for sale advertisement The more famous newspapers of this period from shortly before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War--and from the year of the Boston Massacre--with an inside page containing the ad as seen in the photo below, headed: "AMERICAN LANDS to be sold..."in Albany County, New York, with other details noted. Other news reports and advertisements of the day as well. Eight pages, some rubbing and a little wear at the folds on the front page, otherwise generally good.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:15

$22.00
166623

Over 335 Years Old Very RARE 1679 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126038991

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, June 6, 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. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:12

$38.00
166592

Rare 18th Century 1765 EDINBURGH Scotland Newspaper w/ Early Charleston Jamaica


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392124181597

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 9, 1765 * Rare 18th century title Page 6 has over half a column with reports headed "America" from Jamaica and Charleston, none relating to the Stamp Act. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, a bit irregular at the right margins, generally good.

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:52

$27.00
166591

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD London w/ 1st America Mention 1665 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436791491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Nov. 23, 1665 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * First mention of America - The black plague This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Plus this is the #3 issue, only the third to be published. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published simultaneously in Oxford & London and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:50

$1,950.00
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