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165275

YEAR OF THE STAMP ACT British America Colonies Duty 1765 BOUND VOLUME Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085400023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, 1765 * Year the Stamp Act This is a bound volume with all 12 monthly issues plus the annual "Appendix" issue as well. This is a nice year for American-related content with various reports on the historic & hated Stamp Act. Some of the content noted in the index includes: "Shawanese & Other Nations Submit" "Armed Vessels to be Built in New York" 'Mines in S. Carolina" "On the Taxing the Colonies" "Divided Into Two Districts" "A Favorable Description of it" "Forces to be Quartered in Quebec" "New York Alarmed at the Stamp Duties" "Commotions on Account of the Stamp Duties" "Of the Privileges of the Americans" 'The Right of Taxing Them" "Their Claims Repre... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:31

$280.00
165271

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372373345693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 9, 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 n... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:27

$47.00
165239

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Archibald Montgomery Expedition Cherokees 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372108959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:39

$38.00
165237

JOHN BYRON Royal Navy Global World Ship Voyage HMS DOLPHIN 1767 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372107533

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 18, 1767 * Commodore John Byron * HMS Dolphin * World voyage Inside has half of a page taken up with: "Further Extracts from A Voyage round the World in his Majesty's Ship the Dolphin, Commanded by the Hon. Commodore Byron".399.99 Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:38

$44.00
165236

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK South Seas Pacific Third Voyage w/ PRINT 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084828575

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, (London), September, 1784 * Captain James Cook * South Seas w/ print 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 November, 1777 thru February, 1778 when in the South Seas. As noted in "The Content" at the top of the first page, subheads include: "Arrival at Ulietea--Desertion from the Ships--Conspiracy to Seize the Captains Cook and Clerke--Christmas Island and the Sandwich Islands Discovered--Intercourse with the Natives of Atooi [Polynesia]" and much more (see), with the very detailed text taking 10 pages. Of signi... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:37

$148.00
165235

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084828269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 19, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pg. 2 has nice post-surrender reports including: "...that after the capitulation, drew lots which should come home because a number of them were to stay with their men. Those who were fortunate embarked at York Town for New York...that General Arnold is also coming to England...is to prefer a charge against Sir Henry Clinton that he (Arnold) made an offer to Gen. Clinton to prevent Washington going to the Southward but Gen. Clinton refused...". Of significance is the full pg. 6 content concerning the fate of Colonel Isaac Haynes (see hyperlink for much on him) who was hanged by the Brit... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:36

$58.00
165234

re. CORNWALLIS SURRENDER Yorktown VA Virginia Revolutionary War 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084828019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 7, 1782 * re. Surrender of Lord Cornwallis * Revolutionary War - Yorktown, Virginia Inside has news headed: "America - From the South Carolina Gazette", the first article being critical of how France treats the people of Yorktown, with thoughts of uniting with England. Another report from Charleston is also cynical of the intentions of France in America (see). Page 6 has a report from the House of Lords with mention: "...That the immediate cause of the surrender of the army under Earl Cornwallis, at York Town, in Virginia, was owing to the want of a sufficient naval force to protect the same...The capture of Lord Cornwallis's army was indeed a melanch... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:36

$57.00
165233

re. STAMP ACT REPEALED Taxes Taxation Americans Threatened ? 1766 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372105076

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, October, 1766 * Re. repealing the Stamp Act, in a UK magazine Although formatted much like the more common "Gentleman's Magazine" this is a much more scarce title. A nice report is headed: "A Letter form the Principal Merchants in London Trading to the Colonies...when the Act For Repealing the Stamp Act Received the Royal Assent", a letter that is addressed: "To John Hancock, Esq., and the Rest of the Merchants in Boston" dated at London, March 18, 1766, the very day the repeal was formally announced. This letter takes a full page, & is followed by: "Petition of a Sufferer in the American Riots, for Redress, with the Resolution Thereupon". This is a ... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:35

$46.00
165232

Early WEST FLORDIA Apalachicola River Land re. Creek Indians 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084825969

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 17, 1769 * Early West Florida * Apalachicola River Page 6 has reports datelines from Charleston and Boston with one report noting a conflict of ownership of the Keys off Florida. Another item begins: "They write from West Florida that the Spaniards have certainly been in treaty with the Creek Indians & making them offers for a quantity of land on the Apalachicola...". The Boston report notes a reward to discover: "...any of the rioters who on the evening of the 14th carried about certain figures or effigies & burnt the same..." (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:33

$43.00
165228

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON England w/ Red Tax Stamp 1746 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372079394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY GAZETTEER: OR LONDON ADVERTISER, London, July 14, 1746 * Rare 18th century title An early & somewhat uncommon single sheet newspaper of small folio size. The front page has various news from London & elsewhere in Europe, including military items. The back page is mostly taken up with advertisements. Nice red tax stamp on the front page. Complete as a single sheet, 10 by 15 3/4 inches, the margins appears to have been trimmed but not close to any text, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:16

$34.00
165227

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372372076823

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 30, 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 singlesheet issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:15

$24.00
165174

Rosh Hashanah 1778 Rare Print Sounding of the Ram's Horn - Amsterdam Synagogue


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370999465

Shown is an original & historic old print (and corresponding publication), offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE & Rare Print, London, May, 1778 * Rosh Hashanah - the sounding of the ram's horn - print * Rare look inside the Synagogue at Amsterdam * General Burgoyne re: the Battle of Saratoga Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the very nice, rare foldout engraving which is described on the contents page as: "An Inside View of the Jews Synagogue at Amsterdam, and of the Ceremony of sounding the Horn on New Year's Day" (see). This plate folds out to 8 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches and is in great condition. It is mentioned only in a postscript on the facing page: "In consequence of our request to our correspondents, we have received the annexe... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:31

$325.00
165173

1670 JEWS Expelled from Vienna - Original London Newspaper - Rare & Historic!


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370998102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 28, 1670 * Jews are expelled from Vienna (Austria) * The synagogue has been removed! * extremely rare reporting - only the 5th year of L.G.'s publication The top of the front page has a report from Vienna noting: "The Jews have offered great sums of money to the Emperor to dispense with his order for their banishment, or at least to give leave that a considerable number of them may be permitted to continue here, but have effected nothing and are consequently preparing to be gone within the time prescribed having already taken care to remove their Synagogue." (see image for details) Considering the power and influence of Vienna during the 17th century, thi... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:30

$425.00
165166

Rare Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS Post Corwallis Surrender 1782 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370985312

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, January 17, 1782 * Closing events in the Revolutionary War Page 2 has a curious & interesting: "List of Lies Political, in the Ministerial Prints during the Course of the last week" which includes: "Great Britain has nothing to fear from her enemies" "The French fleet in America is not in a condition to be of any service" "The patriots always love to hear of bad news." "A number of letters written by general Washington have been intercepted by the king's troops." "Fayette is taken prisoner by lord Cornwallis, his army is dispersed, and the American general are making the best terms for themselves they can, and will surrender also to the British commander." ... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:15

$193.00
165085

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372364740948

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 19, 1669 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had Near the top of page 2 is an early report concerning the "New World" noting: "Yesterday arrived here a New England ship bound hither from Barbados, and this day a ship of Yarmouth from the Caribby Islands, where they left all things in a peaceable and thriving posture..." with more including mention of Havana (see). Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2018 15:25

$69.00
165082

Year of the UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention1787 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372364739438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 22, 1787 * Year of the United States Constitution Pg. 2 begins with: "A Sketch of the Life & Confession of Isaac Coombs", recently executed at Salem for the murder of his wife. A fascinating story. Page 3 has a report of the terrible fire in Richmond. The ftpg. is filled with ads including 7 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends August 09, 2018 15:21

$42.00
165081

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Creek Indians Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080699658

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 27, 1795 * Uncommon title Various reports include: "The English Navy" "The Daughter of Louis XVI" "The Creek Indians" "The Medusa Frigate" "France National Convention" and more. The ftpg. has the: "French Account of the Late Naval Action off Belisle". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2018 15:20

$44.00
165046

ROBERT ROGERS British Colonies Early America Description 1765 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363688224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 30, 1765 * Robert Rogers (British Army officer) * Detailed description of America Inside has over a full page taken up with a detailed review of a new publication: "A Concise Account of North America: Containing a Description of the several British Colonies on that Continent including the Island of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, etc. Also of the interior westerly Parts of the Country upon the Rivers St. Lawrence, the Mississippi, Christion and the Great Lakes" by Major Robert Rogers. This article is quite detailed & has subheads: "The Interior Country" & "The River St. Lawrence". It is continued in a future issue. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, nice... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:39

$53.00
165045

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War w/ Battle of Bennington 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080122499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 14, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Battle of Bennington & much more This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Page 2 has a great account of the Battle of Bennington, being a nearly half page letter signed in type by the losing commander of the British forces: J. Burgoyne. See the photos for the details. The letter has near the end: "...This, my Lord, is the true state of... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:38

$820.00
165044

King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND London Gazette DEATH Close 1684 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363685992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 5, 1684 (note that by today's calendar the year would be 1685) * Charles II of England death close The top of the front page, set in larger-than-normal type, is a very timely and significant report on the ill health of the King. Indeed, he would die the day after the publication of this issue, February 6, which would be reported in the next issue of the London Gazette. The full text of the report is shown in the photo below, portions including: "The Lords of His Majesty's most Honorable Privy Council have thought fit...to make known that his Majesty, upon Monday morning last, was seized with a violent Fit that gave great cause to fear the issue of it...... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:37

$275.00
165037

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363674728

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 27, 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 August 08, 2018 15:27

$38.00
165034

BOSTON TEA PARTY Prelude - Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1770 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363670403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1770 * Prelude to the Boston Tea Party * Pre Revolutionary War tensions The only full page plate called for is present, and it is of: "The Right Honourable William Pitt, Earl of Chatham", a notable member of Parliament who was a supporter of the American position in in the difficulties of the 1770's. Also in this issue is: "...A Letter from the E. of Hillsborough to the Hon. Major General Gage...for What Purposes Troops were Ordered to America & Quartered in the Town of Boston" dated June 8, 1768 (see). Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day and includes a report that: "The merchants trading to ... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:22

$47.00
165033

SIR FRANCIS BERNARD Massachusetts Governor Pre Revolutionary War 1768 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080113136

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1768 * Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet The prime feature is: "A Letter from the Earl of Shelburne to his Excellency Governor Barnard" of Massachusetts, which is followed by a piece prefaced with: "The General Assembly of Massachusetts Bay having treated the above letter with great freedom, Governor Bernard put an end to the Session with the following speech..." (see). Further on is: "An Address to the People. Friends & Countrymen, well-wishers to the Glorious Cause of Liberty". Among additional articles are: "The Claims of the French to Newfoundland, Considered" "An Account of the American Armadilla" which includes a nice full page plate of what we ... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:21

$55.00
165032

ADMIRAL JOHN BYNG Trial for Battle of MINORCA Failure 1757 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363669269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1757 * Admiral John Byng trial * HMS Monarch - Royal Navy * Battle of Minorca failure The first four pages have extensive coverage headed: "Abstract of the Trial of the Hon. Admiral John Byng..." for failing to relieve a besieged British garrison during the Battle of Minorca at the beginning of the Seven Years' War. Relating to this is another article, 7 pages: "Account of the Siege of St. Philip's Fort in the Island of Minorca" continued from a previous issue. Also within: "Account of the British Plantations in America" which examines New Jersey and Pennsylvania in much detail. Also: "An Essay of the Jews, by M. de Voltaire". Near the back is ... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:20

$54.00
165031

Early CHARLESTON SC South Carolina Irish Settlers Pre Rev. War 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363668238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 21, 1767 * Early America report * Pre-Revolutionary War Inside has a report headed: "America" which includes an item datelined Charleston, S.C. which notes: "Yesterday a vessel arrived here from Ireland with 230 Protestants settlers, encouraged by the large bounty given by this province, and the success their countrymen have met with in their several settlements here." Another report has a letter from Charleston concerning creating a boundary line between North Carolina and the lands claimed by the Cherokee Indians. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:18

$43.00
165028

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363660549

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 10, 1782 * American Revolutionary War Era * 18th century from The Enemy Beginning on the ftpg. & continuing on pg. 2 is a report noting: "...have information that Sir Henry Clinton had dispatched General Leslie with a reinforcement of troops to Charlestown [Charleston]..." with more reports on Charleston. Than another letter Charleston with: "Since the unfortunate affair at York Town we have been making this place as strong as possible...were our arms but tolerably successful, this port might again become the great seat of trade..." & more (see). Pg. 5 has a letter from Quebec with reports of events in that theater (see). And then more than a full pag... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:10

$44.00
165027

Rare 1661 NEWSBOOK Newspaper MERCURIUS PUBLICUS 17th Century London Periodical


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080108321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS PUBLICUS, London, England, May 16, 1661 * Early newsbook, mid-17th century * Before the era of newspapers The longer titles also includes: "Comprising The Sum of all Affairs Now in Agitation in England, Scotland, and Ireland, Together with Forraign Intelligence for Information of the People, and to Prevent False News." Here is an uncommon title in newsbook format (the forerunner of newspapers). The issue is almost entirely taken up with news from "Westminster" with reports relating to the King. One interesting note: "...minding them from His Majesty to provide against that excessive drinking in counties and burroughs before they choose their knights and burgesses..."... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:09

$72.00
164978

1st BALLOONING PRINT Jean-Pierre Blanchard & Peter the Wild Boy 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077829632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1785 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * 1st English Channel crossing print * "Peter the Wild Boy" Perhaps the most notable content is the foldout plate with various images, the largest of which is a terrific engraving of: "The Flight of M. Blanchard and Dr. Jeffries from Dover Castle" to France, as noted at the bottom of the title/contents page. This was the very first crossing of the English Channel by balloon, and could well be the earliest image of any balloon flight to appear in any periodical. A related article with much detail on the flight is found in the January issue. Included is an article which references the first American Episcopal bishop... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:23

$128.00
164977

Historic LIBERTY BELL Erected in Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1753 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077829193

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July 1753 * The Liberty Bell is erected in Philadelphia (historic) * Water color bird print Near the back of this issue is a terrific--yet inconspicuous--report which is part of various news items under the heading: "America" and dateline of "Philadelphia, May 10" reading: "Last week was raised and fixed, in the State-House Steeple, the great bell, weighing 2080 lb. cast here, with this inscription, 'Proclaim liberty throughout all the land, to the inhabitants thereof'". This is how they reported the installation of which would become known as the Liberty Bell. Terrific item from long before it would become a treasured piece of American history! Addition... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:22

$215.00
164976

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey Revolutionary War GEORGE WASHINGTON 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077828748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth Court House, New Jersey * General George Washington This is a very historic issue with terrific coverage on the Battle of Monmouth as well as a wealth of other fine reports on the Revolutionary War. The issue beings with: "Debates In Parliament" taking 5 pages and containing much discussion on the war with America, including in part: "...call the serious attention of the House to the boundless expences of the American war, & to the manifest impracticability of succeeding in it...the naval power of this country, if this war is persisted in, will be exhausted...that America was not to be reduced by conquest..." w... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:21

$172.00
164975

(2) HMS VICTORY Royal Navy Ship w/ Sir John Balchen LOST at Sea 1744 Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077828464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, two issue set, London, England, October and November, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! October issue: Certainly the most notable report in the 1st issue is the report of the sinking of the British ship H.M.S. Victory. A report dated February 5, 2009 from the "Best Syndication News" service brings this event into the 21st century with its breaking news reading: "The HMS Victory ship sunk in stormy seas back in 1744 but it wasn’t until this week, when an American company called Odyssey discovered what they call “the most significant shipwreck discovery in history.” There are two reports of this ship's ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:20

$77.00
164960

WOLFGANG AMADEDUS MOZART Austrian Classical Music Composer DEATH 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358984259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1792 * Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart death (1st report) * Austrian classical music era composer * Piano and violin prodigy Inside under the "Deaths" column is a brief albeit historic report: "In his 36th year, the celebrated John Chrysostom Wolfgang Theophillus Mozart, Mastro di Cappela to the Imperial Court of Vienna; whose very early and uncommon musical talents are described by the Hon Daines Barrington, in the "Philosophical Transactions", vol. LX. He was born at Saltzbourg, Jan. 17 1756." Note: a much more brief report of his death appears in the December, 1791 Gentleman's Magazine. Also within is "East India Intelligence" which be... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:00

$290.00
164959

Early NATIVE AMERICANS Indians Attack Family 18th Century 1792 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077821200

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1792 * Early Native Americans - Indians Near the back is three-quarters of a page of news headed: "America" mostly taken up with a very detailed and exciting account of a family attacked by Indians, noting how the mother and children were able to fend off the invaders not once but twice (see). A few other bits as well. Included are all 3 plates called for, one of which shows both sides of 3 coins. Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:59

$34.00
164946

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Jamaica rpt. 1720 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077813820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Sept. 3, 1720 * Rare title A very handsome newspaper with 3 very ornate engravings near the top of the front page. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a report of the governor of Jamaica to the political Assembly of the island (see for portions). Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/4 by 14 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:37

$52.00
164919

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Script Signed Act of Congress DUTIES 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356283526

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 8, 1795 * President George Washington Half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "An Act to Alter & Amend the Act titled 'An Act Laying Certain Duties Upon Snuff and Refined Sugar' " which carries over to pg. 2 where it is signed in script type: Go. Washington. Page 3 has a report of the Mass. "State Election" showing Samuel Adams as the victor for the governorship. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:39

$76.00
164918

ST. CLAIR'S DEFEAT Battle of the Wabash River Ohio INDIANS Victory1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076541058

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 24, 1791 * St. Clair's Defeat - Northwest Territory * Battle of the Wabash River * Native American victory Page 2 has a significant report which includes: "The Western Expedition--and its issue--occupy all our thoughts...The Indians charged our troops, tomahawk in hand, and must have suffered considerably from the bayonets of our troops--though their loss cannot be ascertained. It is said Gen. Scott with 5000 Kentucky volunteers has reached Fort Jefferson & has marched immediately in quest of the Indians--in hopes to overtake them...Colonel Gibson and Major Butler are said to be dead of their wounds. Gen. St. Clair's tent was surrounded by the Indians--but ... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:38

$93.00
164917

FRANCIS HOPKINSON & Benjamin Harrison V - Founding Fathers DEATH 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356282340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 18, 1791 * Francis Hopkinson & Benjamin Harrison V deaths * Declaration of Independence signers - Founding Fathers Listed under "Died" on pg. 3 is: "...In Virginia; Hon. Benjamin Harrison, Esq. formerly Govenour of that State..." and "...At Philadelphia, Hon. Francis Hopkinson, Esq. District Judge of the United States, for the State of Pennsylvania. The interests of science and patriotism will long deplore the loss of this valuable citizen..." (see photos). Both of these men were signers of the Declaration of Independence. Page 2 has an interesting item on the derivation of the term "Yankee", as well as a letter headed "Mr. Paine, in his reply to Mr. Burke... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:37

$64.00
164915

18th Century MASSACHUSETTS SPY George Washington's Death Nears 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356281751

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 20, 1799 * 18th century American title This issue was printed less than a month before the death of George Washington. The ftpg. & pg. 2 have the "Speech" of Governor Tichenor of Vermont, as well as reports from Worcester, Philadelphia, Lexington, Kentucky, New York, Trenton, Boston, & Europe. Four pages, small rubbing hold to the front leaf not close to noted content, foxing near the top..

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:36

$38.00
164914

Rare PAUL REVERE Filth in Boston Streets NOTICE Signed in Type 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076539570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, May 13, 1799 * Rare Paul Revere notice A single sheet supplement issue with most of the front page taken up with a huge chart of "Prices Current at Boston" which is interesting to peruse. The balance of the issue is taken up with advertisements, the most intriguing of which is on the back page: "Take Notice - Whereas a quantity of filth and manure has been taken up in Boston Streets & deposited in Milk Street near the Common...if the same is not removed the owners...will be considered a nuisance..." and a bit more, signed in type: Paul Revere, President, of the Board of Health. Folio size, single sheet, very nice condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:35

$55.00
164913

CAPITOL BUILDINGS Designs in D.C. & President George Washington 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356280253

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 17, 1792 * President George Washington * Designing District of Columbia * Federal buildings - Capitol Most of the bkpg. is taken up with: "An Act for Raising a Farther Sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers, and for Other Purposes therein mentioned." which is signed in type by the President: G. Washington. Also a great ad headed: "Washington, in the Territory of Columbia - A Premium" noting: "Of a lot in this city to be designated by impartial judges and 500 dollars...by the commissioners of the Federal Buildings, to the person who, before the 15th day of July, 1792 shall produce to them the most approved plan...for a Capitol to be erected in ... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:33

$166.00
164911

GEORGE WASHINGTON Commander-in-Chief & John Adams Letter Signed 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356279592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 11, 1798 * George Washington again as Commander-in-Chief * President John Adams letter signed in type Page 2 has the letter from the: "...President of the United States...approved & signed the act authorizing the defence of merchant vessels against French depredations..." signed in type: John Adams. All of the front page & half of page 2 are taken up with continued reports on: "The Envoys to Citizen Talleyrand". Page 3 has: "American Independence!" with a long list of various toasts to the anniversary of the country (see for portions). There is also a notice headed: "Appointments" which states: "George Washington, of Virginia, Lieut... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:32

$79.00
164887

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON ENGLAND 1739 Old Original British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076100478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 28, 1746 The ftpg. has a brief item relating to the Jacobite Rebellion (see). More on this on pg. 4 in a letter from Carlisle noting in part: "There are in this place 350 rebel prisoners & it is agreed that every 20th man of the common men shall take his trial...The Grand Jury have found 125 bills against the Rebel prisoners..." with more. The bkpg. also has a letter from Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, present-day Canada, followed by a letter from Newport, Rhode Island (see). Pages 2 & 3 are taken up with ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:18

$38.00
164880

(4) Rare TREATY OF UTRECHT War of the Spanish Seccession Peace 1713 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355285712

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, a four issue lot with dates of June 4, 6, 9, & 13, 1713 This four-issue set contains the entire Treaty between France and Portugal, which was conducted at Utrecht (see images for details). Background: The Treaty of Utrecht was an historic agreement among various European powers, with France being the common party within the various agreements, concluded April 11,1713 at Utrecht in the Netherlands. It is part of the series of treaties which ended the War of the Spanish Succession. British historian G. M. Trevelyan argues: "That Treaty, which ushered in the stable and characteristic period of eighteenth-century civilization, marked the end of danger to Europe from the old ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:10

$455.00
164879

Siege BATTLE OF BUDA Holy League vs. Ottoman Empire HUNGARY Rare 1686 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076094855

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 2, 1686 * The Battle of Buda (modern day Budapest) Considerable coverage of the Battle of Buda (fought between the Holy League and the Ottoman Empire) can be found on the the back leaf, taking all of one column and a portion of another. Reports given are from Buda, Vienna, and Brussels. Additional coverage of the overall conflict can be found on the front page as well. Due to the early date, it is quite hard to find contemporary reports on this notable event in history. A single-sheet issue, slightly close-trimmed at the top (with no loss of text), overall good. See images for details.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:08

$95.00
164878

German Language Publication Ornate Engraving Print 1706 Original from Germany


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355283083

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HISTORISCHE ANMERCSUNGEN, Germany, May 4, 1706 * Rare & early 18th century German periodical A very unusual periodical as most of the front page is taken up with a very intricately engraved print. This issue contains 8 pages and is in the German language, measuring 6 3/4 by 8 inches, some light damp staining near the margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:07

$68.00
164877

1668 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355281186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 16, 1668 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had The reverse has a report from "Waymouth" stating that: "Several vessels arriving here from Nants, inform us of a vessel of Dartmouth putting in there...from Newfoundland, affirming, that the English Fishery in those parts, had met with a more than usual plenty of Fish, and were in probability of making a quick and advantageous voyage." Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, good condition, trimmed a bit close along the right margin.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:05

$82.00
164876

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076092144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, March 14, 1768 * Pro-British American publication Inside has a report from Providence that: "...this colony...have appointed a committee to draw up an address to his Majesty & write to the Ministry & our Agent relative to the peculiar hardships & distresses the colonies are not labouring under." Other various news of the day from both Europe and the colonies. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/4 inches, very nice condition. A fine opportunity for a colonial Boston newspaper at a very reasonable price. This newspaper published only briefly from December 21, 1767 until 1770. The publishers, John Mein and John Fleeming, were both from Scotland. The Chronicle was a Loyalist pa... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:04

$147.00
164875

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355279281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, August 27, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory The front page has: "...a correct & authentic distribution of the British forces under the command of Sir William Howe, from an officer of distinction just arrived from New York." with a nice accounting of the troops (see photos). This is followed by an interesting item noting: "The paper currency of the American Congress is disgraced with an emblematical etching that is the most striking comment on their treasonable & rebellious principles..." with a description (see). Page 2 has a detailed account of military events in New Jersey (see) in a ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:03

$465.00
164874

Rare Post Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS Philadelphia PA Penn. 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355278887

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Dec. 21, 1782 * Closing events - post Revolutionary War Note the very ornate lettering in the masthead. The top of the front page has a "Proclamation" by the Philadelphia sheriff. Pages 2 & 3 contains a letter from South Carolina concerning: "...a minute detail of barbarities exercised in this state by his Britannic Majesty's forces...". Other news items and ads from this interesting period at the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the federal government. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, various small tears & very minor chipping at the margins wit small archival mends here.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:02

$158.00
164871

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Hometown Death FUNERAL Reporting 1790 Boston Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076089440

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 1, 1790 * Benjamin Franklin funeral * Report from his hometown A report on page 3 headed: "The Immortal Franklin" begins: "This great and good man, whose death we announced in the last Centinel, was aged 85 years--and was interred with every mark of the esteem and veneration of his fellow citizens. His last illness lasted 16 days. At his funeral the following was the order of Procession." It then lists the order of the Procession...". There are a few more particulars (see) plus word that: "The Supreme Executive of Pennsylvania have agreed to wear mourning for one month, in memory of Dr. Franklin..." Small tear at the spine is archivally repaired, oth... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 14:59

$247.00
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