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160590

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391965016722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 6, 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2018 15:23

$52.00
160493

Early 1718 Newspaper 18th Century LONDON GAZETTE Before Revolutionary War UK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391963323314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1718 * Early 18th century This issue is 300 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe and more. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete single sheet newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches in nice condition. Historical Background: "When in the autumn of 1665 Charles II sought shelter in Oxford from the Great Plague, he and his courtiers wanted newspapers to read, yet feared to touch "The Intelligencer" or "The News," which, coming from London, might be infected. Therefore Le... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:08

$30.00
160491

Early America Reporting 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372197410214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 26, 1767 * Early America Inside has most of a column headed: "America" with datelines from Philadelphia and New York (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:05

$26.00
160489

SIEGE OF LILLE War of the Spanish Succession in France 1708 BROADSIDE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372197407580

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Here is a very rare broadside on the siege of Lisle (or Lille) in 1708, with the heading reading: "Earlly this Morning Came in a Mail from Holland, which brought the following Advices." above which would be the dateline, reading "Whitehall, September 25, 1708" however over half of this is trimmed off (see). This was a pivotal battle in the 1708 campaign of the War of Spanish Succession. Verifying the date is the issue of "The London Gazette" dated September 23 - 27, 1708 which was attached to this broadside and is offered separately. It was typical that such "extra" editions were published between the dates of the regular editions. Both the newspaper and the broadside have datelined reports afte... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:02

$165.00
160478

18th Century American 1788 PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania Newspaper w/ Many Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196800939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, October 10, 1788 * 18th century America An issue of this famous newspaper which was the very first newspaper to print the Constitution. The front page & back page are filled with ads with news reports from the United States & Europe are inside. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:49

$38.00
160474

EARLY Rare 17th Century 326 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1691 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196797538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 25, 1691 * 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 February 15, 2018 14:43

$32.00
160473

Very EARLY Rare WOMAN Publisher OBSERVATOR London 337 Years Old 1681 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962903280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OBSERVATOR, London, November 22, 1681 * Woman publisher This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. Done in a dialogue format, between Whig & Tory. This early single sheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing, but the most intriguing aspect of this issue is that the imprint at the bottom of the back page reads: "London, Printed for Joanna Brome, at the Gun in S. Paul's Church-yard." I believe this to be the earliest periodical we have offered published by a woman. Could it be the earliest woman publisher to be found within a newspaper? Single sheet, 8 by 13 inches... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:22

$42.00
160458

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196586183

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 10, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion Page 3 has content on the Shays' Rebellion with: "I am exceeding sorry to hear of the confused state you are involved in at present in Mass. and, for my part, much fear the consequences. I saw your hero, Shays, in Canada, with a number of his attendants. I hope...he and they will meet the just rewards of their demerit. I think they are treated with suitable contempt in Canada...". Then another report mentions: "...accounts from the counties of Hampshire & Berkshire...there is yet remaining a number of sneaking rebels whose chief glory consists in assassinating, or destroying their neighbours property, thems... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:26

$57.00
160456

WILLIAM BLOUNT Tennessee Senator Impeachment Proceedings 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196584410

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 14, 1798 * Senator William Blount impeachment * United States Constitution signer Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "View of the Present State of Our Political Relations with the United States", a continued article from Paris. Pg. 1 & 2 have much concerning the impeachment proceedings against Senator Blount. Four pages, handsome masthead, good condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:24

$42.00
160455

THOMAS JEFFERSON & John Adams Act of Congress Signed 1798 Walpole NH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196583201

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Sept. 10, 1798 * Post Revolutionary War refugees * Thomas Jefferson & John Adams Most of the first column is taken up with: "An ACT for the Relief of the Refugees from the British Provinces of Canada & Nova Scotia" who were Loyalists leaving America after the Revolutionary War, signed in type by Th. Jefferson, John Adams, and others (see). Pg. 2 has a report from Savannah concerning the pirating of two ships. Pg.3 mentions the arrival of the frigate Constitution at Newport. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:22

$47.00
160447

GENERAL WILLAM HOWE Replaces Thomas Gage 1775 Revolutionary War U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196569845

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Nov. 4, 1775 * General William Howe takes over command Pages 1, 2, and 3 contains a series of letters to and from Governor Thomas Gage, who had recently been recalled to England, giving up his command of British forces in America to Gen. Howe. Each is signed by him in type, and one--which appears on the front page--gives a warning to his people with his closing remark: "...hope that the people will recover from their delusion, and discover, before it is too late, that the government they want to subvert is the surest guardian of their lives, property, and freedom." Pg. 3 report tells of the British forces burning the town of Falmouth,... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:05

$440.00
160380

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ Battle of Fort Freeland Warrior Run PA 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192408690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & THE UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, August 26, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America * Battle of Fort Freeland - Central Pennsylvania A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other (see). The ftpg. is taken up with a fine account of the Battle of Grenada from during the Revolutionary War, between the British & the French fleets. It would later be described as: "the most disastrous ... that the British Navy had encountered since Beachy Head, in 1690." The reporting carries over to pg. 2 where is also: "Ad... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:45

$620.00
160376

EARLY LIFE INSURANCE Industry Regulations 18th Century London UK 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391960352545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 19, 1774 The back page has a curious article: "The following is an Abstract of the Act for Regulating Insurances Upon Lives". An early item on regulating the life insurance industry (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches,rubbing to the front leaf causes some holes and loss of text but the rest of the issue is in nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:35

$22.00
160354

Rare & Very Famous BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Pennsylvania Gazette Imprint 1765 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959831085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE, January 3, 1765 * Most famous of newspapers * Benjamin Franklin (rare) This is perhaps one of the most famous newspapers of the colonial era, almost entirely because it was printed by the partnership of Franklin & Hall as indicated by the imprint at the bottom of the back page which lists him by name, and identifies him as the Postmaster as well: "Printed by B. FRANKLIN, Post-Master, and D. HALL, at the New-Printing-Office, near the Market." (see) Franklin's imprint only appeared in the Pennsylvania Gazette through 1765. Among page 2 reports from London: "Yesterday morning 42 convicts, men and women, were carried from Newgate, and put on board a lighter at Black-fry... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:10

$2,950.00
160353

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA w/ John Hancock Speech Signed 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372191492981

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 29, 1783 * Rare title w/ great masthead * re. End of the Revolutionary War * John Hancock speech I have always thought this newspaper has one of the finest masthead, featuring an uncommonly large engraving with an Indian and an angel on either side of the "Journal", plus a 3-masted ship & other embellishments (see). A decorative issue for display. Page 2 contains a speech to the Mass. legislature signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. Other news of the date from shortly after the end of the Revolutionary War. There are two somewhat large old tape stain which do disfigure (see), covered on the inside with arc... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:08

$63.00
160352

Rare 18th Century EARLY AMERICAN GOVENRMENT ERA w/ Nice Masthead 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959829192

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE HERALD OF FREEDOM & THE FEDERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Feb. 23, 1790 * Rare 18th American title * Early federal government era One of the more unusual, and decorative, mastheads of the 18th century (see) which lasted less than 3 years from Sept., 1788 to July, 1791. Starting on the front page & taking all of pg. 2 are: "Proceedings in the Congress of the United States" which has interesting content from the beginning years of the federal government. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a minor archival mend at the bottom of pg.. 2, wide margins, good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:06

$86.00
160307

BANK NOTES Paper Money Currency Cutting 1/2 ROBBERY Prevention in 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391958554217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 23, 1782 * Cutting paper money in half * Prevention of mail robberies This issue has a quite unusual print on page 3, prefaced with a bit of text headed: "TO PREVENT MAIL ROBBERIES" and with the text reading: "It is recommended to all persons, at present uninformed, who may have occasion to send BANK NOTES by the post, to cut them in two parts, according to the following specimen where it is marked with a blank line, and send them by different posts, first writing the name, date, and year at the end of the note & the letter and number at the other end. By this means each part will contain a sufficient specification of the whole & prevent any kind o... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2018 11:48

$34.00
160305

REVOLUTIONARY WAR (Fagg's) Frog's Point Camp Keowee 1776 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372189446412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, October 15, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America * Great year to have (1776) The front page is a continuation of a dialogue concerning Pennsylvania creating a new form of government. Page 3 has a report from Harlem which includes: "Yesterday morning about 4000 of the enemy landed at Fagg's or Frog's point, about six miles above us. A detachment was immediately sent to oppose them; the enemy got possession of the point...had made no farther progress...the main body of Howe's army must be there..." & more. Also a letter from "Camp Keowee, South Carolina", which has much on military events in that part of the country--great reading. G... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2018 11:42

$620.00
160289

JOHN ADAMS Minting Coins in United States Notice Proclamation 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372188600789

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 21, 1797 * President John Adams proclamation 7 * Notice of Commencement of Minting U.S. Coins Page 2 has a very historic "Proclamation" signed in script type by the President in which he proclaims that now that the United States Mint is fully operating all foreign coins (Spanish milled dollars excepted): "...will cease to pass current as money within the United States...". The United States now has its own functioning coinage system. This is followed by a very brief yet notable sentence: "Between the hours of twelve and one, wind and weather permitting, a third attempt will be made to launch the CONSTITUTION Frigate." Four pages, never-trimmed margins,... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 15:24

$96.00
160284

MERCURIUS AULICUS (2 issues - Oxford & London) English Civil War King Charles I


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391957934119

Shown is an original & historic old set of newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: * A top-end collectible set for the distinguished collector * The mouthpiece for King Charles I from during the English Civil War * Both the Oxford and the smuggled "underground" London editions of the same date I don't believe we have ever offered a pair of issues of the rare British newsbooks, but this very special situation almost require that these two issue remain together.. Offered is a pair of issues of the MERCURIUS AULICUS newsbook, both of the same date, "The five and thirtieth Weeke" of 1643 (year not printed but is verifiable), one the "regular" Oxford edition, the other the secretly-printed and exceedingly rare London edition. This newsbook was created because of the E... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:55

$4,300.00
160282

Forts Ontario & Oswego Plans & Early American Map - 1757 British Publication


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391957928463

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757 Among the inside pages is a quite lengthy & detailed article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years, with a particular journal of the Siege & Surrender of Oswego" with this text taking over six pages (see photos for portions). This text also includes a report headed "Account of the Surrender of Fort Granville" & "Col. Armstrong's Success against Kittanning". Included as well is a very nice half page map headed: "Plan of the Forts Ontario and Oswego with Part of the River Onondago and Lake Ontario", including a key to the noted points on the map (see photos). The more significant item in this issue is the... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:41

$540.00
160281

Extremely RARE 1665 Gazette 17th Century OXFORD London England OLD UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372188424470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Dec. 4, 1665 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * 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 #6 issue. 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 issue #24, and the rest is history. The content is entirely ... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:38

$670.00
160280

ROCHESTER CASTLE Kent England Plate Print & Early Eskimos Indians 1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372188422829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1772 * Rochester Castle at Kent, South East England print This is the end of year "supplemental" issue to this famous title, containing on the front page the title with date, plus the list of the contents which includes: "Description...of the Esquimaux [Eskimo] Indians..." which is very descriptive of them and takes over a full page. Also in the issue are: "An Historical Account of a Late Revolution in France" "Account of the Revenues of Bengal" "...Uncommon Diseases of the Ear" "Mode of Raising & Paying the Church-Money in America" and more. Included is a nice full page plate of "Rochester Castle", actually called for in the December issue bu... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:35

$37.00
160216

PAUL REVERE Board of Health President Report & Notice 1799 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183702303

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, July 1, 1799 * Paul Revere * Board of Health Page 2 has a near full column report headed: "Board of Heath" which is signed in type by its President: Paul Revere. And the top of the bkpg. as a notice headed "Board of Heath" also signed in type: Paul Revere, President. Four pages, scattered foxing, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:42

$55.00
160210

GEORGE WASHINGTON President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183695781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 18, 1789 * President George Washington * Steward for his house advertisement Being from the nation's capital at the time, and from the very beginning of the new federal government (Washington was inaugurated April 30) it is not surprising this newspaper would have an ad on page 3 headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas all servants and others, employed to procure provisions or supplies for the Household of the PRESIDENT of the United States, will be furnished with monies for those purposes. Notice is therefore given that no accounts for the payment of which the public might be considered as responsible, are to be opened with any of them. Sam... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:33

$58.00
160189

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955117626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, March 9, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) 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. Over half of the front page is taken up with: "The following rules for establishing a Society for Relieving the Distresses of Prisoners...". Page 2 has reports from Williamsburg, Worcester, New York, and Montreal with the latest reports concerning the Revolutionary War (see). Over half of page 3 is taken up with a very lengthy work: "To the People of Pennsylvania, Letter I" s... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 12:14

$645.00
160187

BATTLES OFLEXINGTON & CONCORD Revolutionary War Begins 1775 AMERICAN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183528481

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT JOURNAL & NEW HAVEN POST-BOY, Aug. 9, 1775 * Battle of Lexington & Concord * Revolutionary War beginning A great issue on several accounts. Page 2 has a report which reports the Battle of Lexington & Concord, noting: "..from New York...and has brought papers dated the 25th of April last, which mention an engagement having happened on the 19th of the same month with the Bostonians, who killed & wounded 160 of the regulars; and 60 of the Bostonians were killed and wounded, amongst whom was the leading Captain. The following is the substance of the account of the before mentioned affair...General Gage having heard that the insurgents were drawing some cannon a few miles from Boston... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 12:11

$960.00
160092

PAUL REVERE Grand Master MASONS Masonic Freemasonry NOTICE Lodge 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372177470232

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, December 9, 1795 * Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons The prime content in this issue is the page 3 ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the local Masons, which includes an engraving of the Masonic seal and which also is signed in type by: PAUL REVERE, G. Master (see). News and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, a little close cut along the right margin of the 1st leaf but no text loss, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 26, 2018 15:18

$62.00
160572

LORD HORATIO NELSON On Board the HMS Victory LETTER 1796 British Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 391964826899

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1796 * Lord Horatio Nelson * HMS Victory Included is a nearly column long letter signed in type: Horatio Nelson, written on board his ship Victory near Toulon, mentioning in part: "I have the pleasure to inform you that the troops...troop possession of the forts & town of Puerto Ferrajo this day..." with further details. (see) Includes both plates called for, one of which is a nice view of: "Newington House, Oxfordshire..." Complete in 88 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 unti... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2018 09:00

$27.00
160065

Rare & Early 1709 ANTIQUE Tatler British Newspaper by Famed ADDISON & STEELE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372176523499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TATLER, London, Dec. 1, 1709 * Rare 18th century title * Addison & Steele fame This newspaper was founded in this year by Richard Steele who used the nom de plume "Isaac Bickerstaff, Esquire", the first such consistently adopted journalistic persona. Steele's idea was to publish the news and gossip heard in London coffeehouses, hence the title, leaving the subject of politics to the newspapers. To assure complete coverage of local gossip, a reporter was typically placed in each of the city's popular coffeehouseswith datelines from such. But this issue is datelines: "From my own Apartment, November 30". A great issue for bibliophiles as the front page has an article in which great rag... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2018 14:00

$53.00
160049

Early CHARLESTON SC South Carolina Pre Revolutionary War 1767 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391951152380

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 10, 1767 * Early America report * Pre-Revolutionary War The back page has one paragraph with news from Charleston, South Carolina, noting: "...upwards of 40 Cherokee families having been cut off & their homes burnt by a sudden irruption of the Creeks and Choctaws..." and a bit more (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2018 13:20

$27.00
160533

Early America & Greenland 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391964120142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 19, 1767 * Early America Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The History of Greenland, Containing a Description of the Country & its Inhabitants...", continued in future issues. Page 2 has half column of news items headed "America", as well as: "An Extract from Obilby's Account of America" which is about South America. Another page has nearly a full column of news from America (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2018 09:56

$24.99
160504

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1674 London England Gazette


eBay Auction Item # 372197480791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 17, 1674 * 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 b... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2018 09:53

$34.99
160498

Very Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1666 England Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Auction Item # 391963338228

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, March 29, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Update on the great plague (rare) Front page news from "Spain" includes: "The Queen of Spain in Acknowledgment of the good services and fidelity of the Servants and Family of the Late King....". From "Venice" is a report stating, in part: "We have very great probability that our Fleet by this arrived at Candia, the Navy' having been ready long since at Pharos...". On the reverse is news from "Lisbon" stating: "We are Very impatient to hear what success his Majesty of England's Ambassador hath had in the mediating od a Peace between us and Spaine...". By far the most historic content in this issue is a... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2018 08:44

$224.99
160454

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON MA Massachusetts w/ Masthead Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372196581426

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 6, 1795 * Uncommon title Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Vindication of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation with Great Britain". Pages 2 & 3 have some content concerning the controversial Jay Treaty. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2018 10:20

$37.00
160018

Very Rare 17th Century PROTESTANT 335 Years Old 1682 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949370508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE IMPARTIAL PROTESTANT MERCURY, London, England, Feb. 7, 1681/2 (year is dependent upon which calendar was used at the time) This single-sheet newspaper is a fascinating paper published during this time of struggle between Catholics and Protestants in government. Measures 7 by 11 1/2 inches, very ice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:40

$235.00
160017

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372173109919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 12, 1782 * American Revolutionary War Era * 18th century from The Enemy Page 2 has a post-surrender report noting: "...from ...Earl Cornwallis, make mention that it is not his intention to return to this country until he has effected the entire exchange of the unfortunate veterans who shared captivity with him at York Town....". Most of another page is taken up with a "Chronological Table of Facts in the Order of Time for the Year 1781" which has many events on the revolutionary War. It includes: "October 17. Lord Cornwallis began to treat with Gen. Washington about a surrender at York Town. 19th: Articles of Capitulation signed between Lord Cornwallis ... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:38

$46.00
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REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949369849

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 15, 1778 * American Revolutionary War Era * 18th century from The Enemy Page 2 has several items relating to the Revolutionary War including: "...were gone to the West Indies...in hopes of destroying this expedition of the British troops...was compelled to leave the harbour of Boston for want of provisions..." and "...from Carolina...reports that the inhabitants of that province had come to an unanimous resolution to embrace the terms lately offered by the British Commissioners...instructing their delegates to move for a general peace with Great Britain & without delay..." plus a letter from New York, as well as another letter from Dublin noting: "...th... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:37

$52.00
160014

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1718 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949368647

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, Nov. 18, 1718 * Rare title The front page begins with a report noting: "...to get ready...a flotilla for Vera Cruz...whose lading was to be fruit...should not be done till the year 1719 by reason of the superabundance of goods yet remaining in New Spain...these vessels should bring back the returns of fruit & commodities still unsold in the West Indies...". Somewhat uncommon to find reports concerning the "new world" in period newspapers. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 15 inches, handsome engravings in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:33

$59.00
159983

Great MASTHEAD Engraving Very RARE 18th Century London England 1723 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171539047

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ORIGINAL LONDON POST OR, HEATHCOTE'S INTELLIGENCE, London, England, Dec. 20, 1723 * Great masthead engraving * Very rare title A rare title with the text running continuously from issue to issue, the lead sentence is the completion of the last sentence from the previous issue. This was done by several periodicals during this period to avoid the tax on newspapers. This format classified it as a pamphlet, and therefore no tax was required. According to Crane and Kaye this title is not held by any American institution. Complete as a single sheet newspaper,11 by 7 inches, with a very handsome and decorative masthead (see). Some light browning at the margins, very nice & very displayable.

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:42

$58.00
159982

Very Early GEORGE WASHINGTON Colonel in French & Indian War 1754 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171537277

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1754 * Very early George Washington (age 22) Among the early reports on the French & Indian War, is a very rare mention of colonel George Washington when he was just 22 years old. The report is a continued one, headed: "Account of Our Affairs in America" and the text includes: "...On the other side the French have this season reaped a crop of corn from the lands on the borders of the Ohio which will be sufficient to subsist the troops with which they are carrying on their invasions till the next year. Col. Washington with 400 men having encamped in a wood at the great meadows on the Ohio, & defeated a party of French that had been dispatched to inter... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:40

$285.00
159980

Rare & Early BRITISH 18th Century St. James's 1720 Old London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171532010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ST. JAMES'S EVENING POST, London, July 19, 1720 * Rare 18th century title An uncommon title from such an early date. News reports from various corners of Europe including "London". Several advertisements, plus page 3 has a "Postscript" for recently-received news. The back page is entirely blank. Four pages, 7 3/4 by 9 1/2 inches, a paper flaw in the back leaf effects no text, minor archival mend at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:34

$57.00
159979

Rare 18th Century HAARLEMS NETHERLANDS 1752 Dutch Language Singlesheet Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171530607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HAERLEMSE COURANT, Haarlem, The Netherlands, 1752 * Rare title No month or day noted but this is issue #6 for the year of this weekly, so likely early-mid February. A single sheet jammed with news items, so much so that margins are used for text printed vertically on both sides (see). Measures 8 1/2 by 13 1/3 inches, nice coat-of-arms in the masthead, totally in the Dutch language, minor foxing, good condition. The first of this title we have offered.

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:32

$59.00
159977

Rare WALPOLE NH New Hampshire 18th Century w/ TALLEYRAND 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171515979

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM; NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Oct. 15, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title The ftpg. has: "Biography - Character of Talleyrand". Over half of pg. 2 has: "Mr. Gerry's Answer to the Minister of Foreign Affairs' Letter of the 24th". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:20

$42.00
159961

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA w/ re. End of Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948554500

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 5, 1783 * Rare title w/ great masthead * re. End of the Revolutionary War * Jewish financier Isaac Franks Page 2 has a note that there were still serious concerns about possible alliances with England, with: "...the state of Virginia...earnestly recommended to all the good citizens of that commonwealth 'That in all future elections of representatives & officers of trust & power, caution be used that no foreigner or native who may give cause of sucpicion that he is attached to the interesting of Great Britain....& that they be guardedly careful to elect..decided & unequivocal proofs of his attachment to te cause of America (a... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:49

$230.00
159956

Unusual BENJAMIN FRANKLIN False Death Report 2 Years Prior 1788 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948553057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin * False death report Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his character...one of the most extraordinary any age or country has produced..." with a bit more. Franklin actually died over two years later, in April, 1790. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, small binding slits at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:42

$52.00
159955

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH 1715 Old Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948552416

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-MAN, London, May 14, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings Quite similar in format to the 'Post-Boy' which we offer, but a much more scarce title. Two nice engravings in the masthead. The front page has various news items with datelines from Genoa, Brussels, Plymouth and the Hague & elsewhere, while the back page is taken up entirely with advertisements save for a report on stock prices. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 13 3/4 inches, very nice condition. A displayable newspaper.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:41

$82.00
159905

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1798 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372170338360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 6, 1798 * 18th century American title The front page is taken up with: "Dispatches from the Envoys to France", and page 2 includes reports from the "Columbian Federal Congress" among other items. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed (desired), with very light browning at the front page folds, but otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2018 07:25

$39.00
159832

NATHAN HALE HANGING Hanged Revolutionary War American Soldier 1776 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167221561

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, December 2, 1776 * Hanging of Nathan Hale - American Revolutionary War * "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" fame The front page has an exceedingly significant--albeit brief & inconspicuous--report of an event known by any student of American history. In a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York is: "...Yesterday we hanged an officer of the Provincials who came as a spy...". Noting that this letter is dated "From New York Island, Sept. 23", and with the records verifying that Nathan Hale was hanged on Sept. 22 in New York, it is very obvious that this "officer of the Provincials" was Nathan Hale although not mentioned by ... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 07:58

$620.00
159788

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK Voyage & Western Hemisphere (America) MAP 1773 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944948992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1773 * Captain James Cook * North America map Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map which accompanies the lengthy article: "Epitome of Lieut. Cooke's Voyage Round the World", showing most of North America, all of South America down to Cape Horn, and even portions of West Africa, Spain, France & England. Notice the shape of Florida & California. This map folds out to 9 3/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition with a bit of light offsetting from being folded into itself for over 200 years (see). The article takes nearly 7 pages and begins: "The voyage abounds with so many interesting & entertaining particulars, r... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:10

$325.00
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