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157434

Very Early & Rare 17th Century 1666 London UK Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE Report


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891786982

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 27, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Rare "The Great Plague" report This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still printing today. Obviously this is a very early issue, being issue #90. This was the time of the Great Plague which was ravishing Europe at the time. The bkpg. has a report from the Hague which makes reference to it with: "Our fleet still keeps the sea, though at the present in an ill condition by reason of the Sickness that is got amongst them; in a weeks space they have sent off two ships full of dead and sick men into Zealand, the Infection being much spread. DeRuyter is not yet pa... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:25

$265.00
157952

Very Rare 17th Century 1666 London Newspaper w/ English Civil War Conspirators


eBay Auction Item # 372102662274

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 26-30, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * English Civil War conspirators This is a very early issue (issue #48) of the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having started just the previous year in 1665. And this is a pre "Great Fire" of London issue, which was reported in the issues of early September, 1666. The ftpg. is mostly taken up with various European reports, mostly with a military theme. The bkpg. is similar, although there is a report which takes over one-third of the 2nd column which begins: "At the sessions in the Old Bailey, John Rathbone an old Army Colonel, William Saunders, Henry Tucker, Thomas Flint, Thomas Evans, J... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2017 08:04

$139.99
156935

Historic GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Medieval City Conflagration 1666 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067464051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 24, 1666 * The Great London Fire period coverage * Earliest of newspapers to be had One of the greatest calamities, and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666. Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspapers publishing in 1666 was extremely small, this title certainly being the most significant. Page 2 contains a report of a Proclamation by the King asking residents to bring in surveys of their property concerning their losses from the Great Fire, for compensation. The text reads in part: "His Majesty having been graciously p... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:28

$1,350.00
156870

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067393913

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, Aug. 20, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Report on the great plague (rare) The ftpg. has a report from Dublin which includes: "The Totall of the Burialls in this City for this last year, from the 11 of August 1665 to the 11 of August 1666 amounts to 1400. Of the Plague none." A but further down the first column is a report datelined "Norwich, Aug. 15" concerning deaths from the Plague, reading, in full: "The Account of our Bill of Mortality for this last week runs thus, Buried of all Diseases 196, where of the Plague 177. and at the Pesthouse 4." (see photos) Also on the front page is a rare news report which mentions the Plague, datelined from Ulushing & r... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 13:47

$215.00
155138

Extremely RARE 1665 Gazette 17th Century OXFORD London England PLAGUE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996050399

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, London, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #19 * 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. 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 in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), 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... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 11:57

$730.00
154232

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371960327961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 9, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Report on the great plague (rare) Not only is this a very early issue of the oldest continually published newspaper in the world (it started in 1665) but the bottom of the back page of this single sheet issue has a brief account of the week's death toll from the Great Plague which was ravaging much of Europe at that time. It reads: "The Account of this Weeks bill runs thus. The Total 336. Of the Plague 42. Decreased in all 5. Increased of the Plague 4." Various other news of the day from throughout Europe. Measures 6 3/4 by 10 3/4 inches, some browning at the top otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2017 07:06

$340.00
152699

Very Early & Rare 17th Century 1666 London UK Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE Deaths


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885885810

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CURRENT INTELLIGENCE, London, July 23, 1666 * Very early title * The Great Plague This is a very rare title as it lasted for only 24 issues, ending publication when the Great Fire of London struck in September of 1666. It was founded by famed publisher Henry Muddiman who was involved in several early publications including the first 2 issues of the London Gazette, eventually founding this newspaper as a competitor to it (format was virtually identical) but it never revived after the printing house was destroyed by the Great London Fire. News reports of the day from various European cities plus an item from Norwich noting that 85 had died the past week from the Plague, plus another 20... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:55

$368.00
152519

Very Rare THE GREAT PLAGUE ENDS ? Queen of England Court Returns 1665 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371879601891

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 19, 1665 * The Great Plague is Over ? * Queen Henrietta Maria returns * Earliest of newspapers to be had A very early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665, and is still publishing today. This date is actually from 1666 as at the time they used the Julian calendar, the year changing in late March. But this is a very early issue of this title being just the 5th issue published. The back page actually has reference to the Great Plague & the return of the Royal Court to London, with: "This afternoon Her Majesty arrived here in two dayes from Oxford, in a perfect health, to the great content and j... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2017 16:45

$410.00
151023

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669628700

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 11, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar). * 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. 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 in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), 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 ... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 14:02

$1,835.00
148104

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391577947568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 4, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #15 * 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. 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 in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), 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 ... See More  

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Ends October 29, 2016 15:41

$1,775.00
145851

Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1666 Old Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE & Virginia


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371674444508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 23, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Deaths re. the Great Plague * Very early Virginia mention The front page has two mentions of the "New World", Virginia more specifically, in the very first paragraph of the front page with: "...passed by this Harbor the Virginia fleet from Ireland, bound for Bristol..." (see). Keep in mind this is just 46 years after the Pilgrims landed in America. Also of significance with this issue is the front page mention of the Great Plague. The year 1666 was noteworthy for at least two reasons: 1) it was a year in which the Great Plague was killing so many in England and elsewhere in Europe; and 2) it was the year of ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2016 06:08

$377.00
142330

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575699295

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 entirel... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:42

$670.00
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