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173630

Early CHARLESTON SC Pre Revolutionary War Tensions re. Politics 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692156121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 31, 1769. * Early Southern America * Pre Rev. War tensions An inside page has an article headed: "America" from Charles-Town (Charleston), South Carolina, which begins: "The agents in Great Britain...having thought it would be expedient to petition parliament for a repeal of the revenue acts..." with more. Plus another page has yet a lengthier report from "Charles-Town, South Carolina" concerning the political concerns in the South. Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:37

$29.00
173629

Early INDIANS Native Americans at Albany NY New York SCALPS 1765 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316159448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 14, 1765 * Early Native Americans Page 6 has a brief item from Albany noting: "...a disturbance which has been amongst the Indians; they have brought several scalps here..." and a bit more. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, minor archival mend to the back leaf, nice condition.

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:37

$30.00
173628

Rare & Early JUDAICA Judaism Jewish JEWS in Moravia 18th Century 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692155490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 3, 1774 * Early 18th century Judaica content * Jewish - Jews An inside page has a report from Moravia which notes: "...some days before Easter, a Jew persuaded a woman to come into his house under pretense of selling her a quantity of clothes; a few moments after she went in the neighbours were alarmed by her cries, which brought them to the Jew's house, who opened the door & let in every body that chose it, but he made his escape...woman found with 10 stabs of a knife in her body...citizens & peasants assembled & pillaged the houses of all the Jews...example was followed by the country people who have likewise pillaged the houses of all the Jews there..." (see photos for the complete ... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:36

$74.00
173626

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD EDITION England Gazette 1665 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316158345

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Dec. 18, 1665 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had 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 #10 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 taken up with reports from various parts of ... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:35

$1,865.00
173623

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692152470

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 23, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Half of this issue is taken up with reports from Parliament with various mentions of the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...that let our success be what it might for a time, a defeat at sea, a disaster by land, or the starting up of a new enemy would ruin us...that in the last year, there were no more than 9300 effective regulars under Sir Henry Clinton at New York, and 5400 under Lord Cornwallis. These were the armies with which Americans were to be conquered..." and elsewhere: "...that opinion, but he never entertained an idea...in that House ever imagined that America was to be reduced to obedience by force.... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2019 14:30

$43.00
173573

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Electricity Lightning Rod Thunder Experiments 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690013739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 27, 1759 * Benjamin Franklin * Electricity experiments * Lightning rod Pages 4 and 5 contains text from a work: "...On the Advancement of Science" which includes sections on medicine, experiments on animals, metaphysical experiments, etc. as well as a section: "Of Electricity". In this latter section are reports on Benjamin Franklin's experiments including: "...Among all the phenomena of electricity it will be hard to find any so marvelous as that discovered by Mr. Franklin; if it be true, that this new Prometheus hath learned to draw fire from the clouds and make the lightning fall in drops to the ground..." which seems to talk of his lightning rod. See for more. The piece on m... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:52

$210.00
173572

Nice MASTHEAD Engraving 18th Century London England SATIRE 1753 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392314026264

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, London, England, May 31, 1753 This is an interesting six page newspaper which only lasted for four years, devoted to satirizing the vices and follies of the fashionable world rather than reporting the news of the day. Nice woodcut in the masthead of a man writing in a book while looking at a globe. Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:51

$29.00
173571

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690013440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 25, 1669 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fra... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:51

$57.00
173560

EARLY Rare 17th Century 321 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1699 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392314023566

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

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:45

$37.00
173529

EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392313455877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 4, 1669 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fram... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:25

$52.00
173517

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689350133

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 19, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary War era title Two columns on pages 1 & 2 are taken up with: "Travels Through the Interior Parts of North America in the Years 1766, 1767, and 17678. By J. Carver..." which has some interesting reading. One item notes: "...many obstructions would arise to my scheme from the want of good maps and charts; for the French, whilst they retained their power in North America, had taken every artful method to keep all others nations, particularly the English, in ignorance of the concerns of the interior parts of it: and to accomplish this design with the greater certainty they had published inaccurate maps & false accounts, calling the different nations of t... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:18

$59.00
173516

NEW YORK CITY Nation's Capital Pre George Washington Inauguration 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689349723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, March 26, 1789 * 18th century America This issue is from the month before Washington's election and inauguration in this city. The entire front page is taken up with ads. Page 3 has a report concerning: "...the following terms, conditions & regulations for licensing a certain number of ferry boats to ply between this city and Brooklyn on Nassau or Long Island..." with much detail (see). The back page has a full column taken up with: "A Law to Regulate the Public Markets in this City". Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:17

$49.00
173452

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original 1779 Enemy MIDDLESEX London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312290087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, London, June 19, 1779 * American Revolutionary War * 18th century - from The Enemy Over a full column on the back page has a "Protest" entered in the House of Lords concerning the dire situation in America. A few bits include: "...The formal surrender of all right to tax North America...the whole power of Great Britain under their conduct was unable to effectuate a reasonable dependency of its own Colonies..." and also: "...If the whole force of Great Britain...assisted by 30,000 Germans...has failed in 3 campaigns against the unprepared provinces of North America...have totally failed in the single contest with the Colonies...in addition to the successful resistance of North Ameri... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:57

$48.00
173451

AMERICAN FLAG Desecration British Sailors Post Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312290018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, Dec. 25, 1783 * American flag desecration * Post Revolutionary War Page 2 has an item noting: "...of a disagreeable fray having happened at New York by an American ship coming into the harbour with an affected display of the thirteen stripes, which so enraged the English Tars [sailors] that they boarded the American, tore down her colours, and trampled them under their feet giving some abuse to the crew; as soon as Admiral Digby heard of the affair, he with General Carleton issued out an order for apprehending the delinquents...This trifling matter has been greatly exaggerated by the Americans, & the insult doubly returned on some English ships in the different harbours of the United Sta... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:56

$48.00
173450

Rare French and Indian War AMERICA MAP w/ Forts Oswego & Ontario 1757 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312289873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757 * Forts Oswego and Ontario * French and Indian war with map Inside has is a quite lengthy 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. This text also includes a report headed "Account of the Surrender of Fort Granville". 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). Only a small portion of the text is shown in the photos. The more significant item in this issue is the great a... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:56

$455.00
173313

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1672 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392307989106

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 22, 1672 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:50

$38.00
173255

Best KING GEORGE II of Great Britain DEATH - French and Indian War 1760 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304971902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1760 * George II of Great Britain death * French and Indian War Contains a lengthy article: "An Account of the Taking of Montreal & the subjecting all Canada to the Crown of Great Britain, from the Letters of Maj. Gen. Amherst...". This article takes over 3 pages. It is followed by another nice article: "Description of the Town of Mont Royal, commonly called Montreal..." and this is followed by: "Translation of a very Extraordinary Letter...Before the Arrival of our Troops at Montreal". The corresponding map is lacking. Among other articles in this issue are: "A Remark upon one part of the Memoirs of the late Mr. Handel" "The Phenomenon of the Milky Way Accounted for" "Descript... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2019 14:49

$89.00
173254

PHILLIS WHEATLEY Woman Slave Girl Servant Poet Poem & Biography 1773 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372680116930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, September, 1773 * Phillis Wheatley poem & biography * Famous "Slave" servant turned poet Near the back is a printing of a poem titled: "On Recollection" which was written by the famed black poetess Phillis Wheatley. This piece also includes a brief biography of her. Phillis Wheatley was the first published African American poet and the first African-American woman whose writings helped create the genre of African American literature. Born in Gambia, she was made a slave at age seven. She was purchased by the Wheatley family of Boston, who taught her to read and write, and helped encourage her poetry. The 1773 publication of Wheatley's "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2019 14:48

$435.00
173243

THE ADVENTURER John Hawkesworth 18th Century Samuel Johnson 1752 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304427733

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ADVENTURER, London, England, Dec. 26, 1752 * Rare 18th century title * Over 267 years old An uncommon essay-format bi-weekly newspaper addressed specifically to men, containing six pages & lasting only for 17 months from 1752 to 1753. While each issue varies, common contributors included John Hawkesworth and Samuel Johnson. A decorative embellishment at the top of the front page. Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:56

$29.00
173226

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Hostilities Coming to an End 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304419633

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 4, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * Hostilities coming to an end ? Page 3 has: "American News" which includes: "...Lt. Col. Lee, from the Southern Army...& informs that General Greene, with the main body of the army, continued in a position North of Pon Pon River within four miles of Jacksonburgh...that the British army remained in their fortified camp...hat Brig. General Marian...was on the North side of Cooper River...that the operating force of the two armies were nearly equal...that General Wayne had confined the British forces in the state of Georgia to the town of Savannah..." and more (see). The bkpg. has an item: "...that soon after the account had arrived in America of t... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:41

$57.00
173201

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372679205216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 15, 1667 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fr... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 07:19

$47.00
173631

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette Over 290 YEARS OLD


eBay Auction Item # 392316163124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 23, 1729 * 18th Century original * Over 290 years old This newspaper is over 290 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends June 25, 2019 14:45

$19.99
173617

Very EARLY Rare WOMAN Publisher OBSERVATOR London 338 Years Old 1681 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372692052633

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OBSERVATOR, London, November 19, 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, nice condition.

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Ends June 25, 2019 11:39

$34.99
173604

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer vs. Humphries 1st BOXING Fight Jews 1788 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392315967361

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 19, 1788 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew * Richard Humphries - 1st of 3 fights Page 3 has a full column which includes: "Mendoza's Letter in Vindication of his Behaviour at the late Contest Between Him and Humphries" signed in type: Daniel Mendoza. Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. This letter is followed by a report from a doctor as to Mendoza's injuries, and then by: "Humphries' Answer", signed by him: Rich. Humphries. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2019 08:13

$44.99
173578

PLIGHT OF THE LOYALISTS in Post Revolutionary War America 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372691463115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 8, 1783 Beginning on page 1 & concluding on page 2 is a nice report concerning the plight of the Loyalists in America: "The American Loyalists, resident in the metropolis, held a meeting...to consult upon a proper measure for obtaining redress...was at last agreed that delegates should be selected to represent the several provinces that felt themselves particularly aggrieved..." and then more on the various lands where they might settle. (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 24, 2019 08:14

$34.99
172488

Over 340 Years Old Very RARE 1679 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372658534472

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Feb. 28, 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 June 23, 2019 15:25

$42.00
173197

(2) Rare TREATY OF UTRECHT War of the Spanish Seccession Peace 1713 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676954732

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE POST-BOY, London, a pair of consecutive issues dated August 6 and 8, 1713 which contain in its entirety: "The Bill to Make Effectual the 8th and 9th Articles of the Treaty of Commerce and Navigation Between Great Britain and France" This was one of the provisions of the Treaty of Utrecht which 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 t... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:34

$177.00
173195

Year of the STAMP ACT REPEALED 18th Century London England 1766 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676951722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PUBLIC ADVERTISER, London, Dec. 8, 1766 A typical newspaper from the year the Stamp Act was repealed, this title has a great wealth of advertisement. Four pages, a bit close-trimmed at the top margin, generally good condition.

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:34

$26.00
173192

SIR GUY CARLETON Proclamation re. Americans & British Relations 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676949656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, Dec. 18, 1783 * Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester proclamation * Revolutionary War - American & British relations The front page has a report from late in the Revolutionary War, noting Sir Guy Carleton's concern for the lack of friendship between the Americans and departing British. Included is: "A Proclamation" which notes in part: "...that an outrage has lately been committed upon an American vessel...by seizing & destroying her colours in a riotous and disorderly manner, which...has a mischievous tendency too prolong the animosities...to warn all persons whatever from offering any insult to the colours of any foreign nation within this harbour under penalty of being severely punished... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:33

$48.00
173191

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy MIDDLESEX w/ G. Washington's Army 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302409562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, London, June 10, 1779 * Rare Revolutionary war era title * General George Washington's army Page 2 has some good content relating to the Revolutionary War including much from the "House of Commons" on the examination of Sir William Howe and his actions in America. One item begins: "...then touched upon the conduct of Sir William Howe in landing at the Chesapeak & promised to prove that general Washington had no more than 3000 men to oppose his landing in the Delaware...That America was at this present time under the control of congress his lordship would not dispute, though the accounts of the strength of the rebel force had been much exaggerated..." and much more. Some fine reading... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:32

$58.00
173190

Very Rare SWEDISH INTELLIGENCER Publisher Nathaniel Butter 1632 London NEWSBOOK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302409316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SWEDISH INTELLIGENCER, "The Second Part", London, 1632 * Very rare 17th century periodical * Publisher Nathaniel Butter A quite rare newsbook by the famed publishing team of Nathaniel Butter and Nicholas Bourne who are credited with being the founders of the English language periodical format, taken from like-publishers in Germany & Amsterdam. Curiously some of the first English language periodicals were printed in Amsterdam. This title, item #847 in Crane & Kaye's "Census Of Newspapers 1620-1800", is among the earliest printed in England, 1621 being credited as the earliest. Records show there were six different issues of "The Swedish Intelligencer" printed from 1632 to 1635. This is the "second part", or issue ... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:32

$4,450.00
173117

Three (3) REVOLUTIONARY WAR Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Original Old UK Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372675552115

Offered are 3 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland. A trio of issues from during the Revolutionary War dated April 15 & 19, 1780; Feb. 12, 1781. Each issue is from the midst of the Revolutionary War however I find little or no content relating to the war. Much news from Great Britain and elsewhere. Four pages, folio size, minimal wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:18

$48.00
173107

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301258163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London, July 16, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings This is one of our favorite early newspapers as it is single sheet, small folio size, and has two great engravings in the masthead making it very nice for display (see images). The front page has various reports from throughout Europe while most of the back page is taken up with ads. Measures about 8 1/4 by 13 3/4 inches. Terrific condition. You will not be disappointed; a great price for a displayable issue over 300 years old.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:08

$33.00
173537

EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old Post Great Plague Era RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392313814398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 19, 1669 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fra... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 08:04

$34.99
173535

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372689803151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, April 4, 1780 * Rare Revolutionary War era title Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, including military reports. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2019 07:57

$27.00
173534

EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392313811086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 2, 1669 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fram... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 07:54

$39.99
173508

(12) REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENDING ERA London Chronicle 1783 Old British Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 392313370867

Offered are 12 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, a lot of twelve issues all from 1783 from the period at the end of the Revolutionary War but I see no (or very little) American content. All issues complete in 8 pages and in very nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2019 11:25

$44.99
173493

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR w/ Charleston SC & Cherokee Indians 1760 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392313284606

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 6, 1760 * French and Indian War * Cherokee War One-third of the front page has: "America" with datelines from Charleston and New York with some reports concerning the on-going French & Indian War. Additional news from Charleston is on page 6 mentioning: "...money for cloathing the Catawba Indians & building a fort for them; also for repairing the barracks in Charles Town..." and a dateline of: "Virginia Camp ata Sawyer's" mentions: "...a negociation for a peace with the Cherokees; the terms proposed are..." with the details. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2019 08:04

$29.99
173492

Break NON-IMPORTATION AGREEMENT People of New York Import Goods 1769 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372689150098

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 15, 1769 * Breaking the Non-Importation agreement Page 2 has a report from New York concerning some people who imported goods contrary to the non-importation agreement, and the four points on how such situations are going to be dealt with. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2019 07:59

$44.99
173491

PRELIMINARY PEACE TREATY Revolutionary War Ending 1782 Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372689148460

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 3, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * Preliminary peace treaty * Battle of the Black River The bkpg. begins with a very notable "Postscript" announcing the latest: "...that a messenger is this moment arrived from Paris with an account of a provisional article having been signed the 30th of November by his Majesty's commissioners and the commissioners of the United States of America to be inserted in & constitute a Treaty of Peace which is to be concluded when terms of peace should be agreed upon between Great Britain and France...". This proved true, as Nov. 30 was the historic date when a preliminary peace treaty was signed in Paris. All of pages 1 and 2 are taken up with surren... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2019 07:54

$69.99
173490

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392313277567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 23, 1782 * Revolutionary War * 18th century * From The Enemy Half of this issue is taken up with reports from Parliament with various mentions of the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...that let our success be what it might for a time, a defeat at sea, a disaster by land, or the starting up of a new enemy would ruin us...that in the last year, there were no more than 9300 effective regulars under Sir Henry Clinton at New York, and 5400 under Lord Cornwallis. These were the armies with which Americans were to be conquered..." and elsewhere: "...that opinion, but he never entertained an idea...in that House ever imagined that America was to be reduced to obedience by force..." ... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2019 07:42

$39.99
173489

BURNING OF NEW YORK CITY George Washington Revolutionary War 1776 UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372689098883

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 9, 1776 * Revolutionary War reporting * The Burning of New York City * Great year to have (1776) Page 2 has some Revolutionary War-related items including: "...rebels came to a place called Pointe aux Fers...to see if we were ready for going over to them. Gen. Carleton ordered Lt. Scott...with 4 savages as spies...fired several shot at them...an engagement ensured in which 15 rebels were killed...Gen. Burgoyne has passed the Lakes in the interior parts of America & at this time must be within a few days march of New York...Accounts are received that Gen. Washington had written to the Provincial Congress, that 3 regiments...had left the army in a body upon the landing of the King's tr... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2019 07:39

$124.99
173488

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Enemy LONDON Chronicle GREAT YEAR Staten Island 1776 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392313275800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 22, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) * From The Enemy The entire front page and a portion of page 2 are taken up with: "...Doctor Shebbeare's thoughts on Civil Liberty...his Sentiments on the Question, 'Whether the War with America be Justified by the Principles of the Constitution?' " (see for the beginning). Page 2 has an item "from an officer at Staten Island" noting: "We arrived here safe & are very agreeably situated. The number we have is about 8000 men...some other transports of Fraser's have been taken by the rebels; and we are sorry to learn the men were sent through their towns as a show, amidst the insults of the populace." This is follow... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2019 07:33

$79.99
173061

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer vs. Humphries 1st BOXING Fight Jews 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674089132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 24, 1788 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew * Richard Humphries - 1st of 3 fights Inside has a nearly column-long article headed: "Humphries Reply to Mendoza" which is one of several letters between these two boxing rivals, which did much to hype the 3 notable boxing matches between them. The letter is signed in type: Rich. Humphries. Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:26

$45.00
173033

3 Rare 1696 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE British Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299661543

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Jan. 25, Feb. 4 & Feb. 8, 1696 * Rare 17th century title * Lot of 3 issues This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 320 years old. These newspapers were done in question/answer format. These newspapers were published at a time when there weren't any newspapers in all of the American colonies. Single sheet newspapers printed on both sides (typical for the period), measuring about 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. Nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:40

$125.00
172953

Very Early CALIFORNIA Monterey Bay Voyage 18th Century LETTER 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297363824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 19, 1787 Inside has a very rare, early account of a visit to California as part of a voyage to explore the Bering Sea (off Alaska) by Jean-François de Galaup de la Pérouse. It notes in part: "...following melancholy intelligence imparted by one of the companions of Mons. de la Peyrouse during the latter's voyage round the world; it is dated Montelery [Monterey], in new California, Sept. 19, 1786: We were fondly congratulating each other on having traveled from one end of the world to the other; visited whole generations of men hitherto unknown & unjustly by set down as barbarians and reached the distant spot, without the loss of a single man..." and then goes on to report a disa... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:47

$85.00
172840

Very Rare 17th Century FRENCH EDITION of the London Gazette 1694 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372667731053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE DE LONDRES, Feb. 28, 1694 This is a very rare issue of the French language edition of the very famous "London Gazette". Obviously printed for the French speaking residents of London, it was also printed by "Edouard Jones, a la Savoye" as was the case with the the English version. This is only the fifth or sixth such French language edition we have encountered in over 40 years. Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches, very nice condition with wide borders.

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:25

$178.00
169828

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372563052183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 25, 1666 * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had * Report on the great plague (rare) A front page report from "Deale" mentions in part that: "...This day arrived a Vessel from Virginia of 300 Tuns." And, with regard to the Plague, it says: "This Town is, God be praised, in a good condition of health; and begins again to fill with Inhabitants." (see) On the reverse is a report concerning the impact of the Plague: "The Infection being so much spread about the Town of Battel in Sussex, though the Inhabitants thereof (thanks be to God) continue as yet free from it; It is thought fit, for the prevention of its farther spreading, to give timely Notice to all Persons, That their Fair, ... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2019 16:50

$255.00
172810

(3) Rare 1691-1696 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392293885537

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Dec. 8, 1691 & Jan. 14, 28, 1696 * Rare 17th century title * Lot of 3 issues This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 320 years old. These newspapers were done in question/answer format. These newspapers were published at a time when there weren't any newspapers in all of the American colonies. Single sheet newspapers printed on both sides (typical for the period), measuring about 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. Nice condition.

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Ends June 08, 2019 07:35

$125.00
172786

Rare & Early JUDAICA Judaism Jewish JEWS Mention 17th Century 1667 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392293194917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 30, 1667 * 17th century Judaica content * Jewish - Jews The front page includes a report datelined: "Mosco" which includes some terms & conditions of a treaty between Poland and Russia. Among the terms is point 4: "That all such Jewes which have not already embraced the Russian Religion shall be dismissed without ransome." The balance of the issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe. Quite rare to find such early Judaica mention in newspapers of the day. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 inches, very tiny hole at the very center essentially affects nothing, generally good condition.

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:38

$175.00
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