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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
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
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
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
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
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
173536

Rare 1691 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE British Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392313813267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Dec. 12, 1691 * Rare 17th century title 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 325 years old. This newspaper was done in question/answer format. This newspaper was published at a time when there weren't any newspapers in all of the American colonies. A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides (typical for the period), measuring 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. Nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2019 08:00

$39.99
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
173467

EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1670 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392312820070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 30, 1670 * 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 June 19, 2019 09:02

$39.99
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
173438

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


eBay Auction Item # 372687941251

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 June 18, 2019 08:23

$1,749.99
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
172703

1672 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 347 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372663993268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 25, 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 June 02, 2019 14:52

$47.00
169359

1675 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196345530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 26, 1675 * 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 ... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2019 16:53

$47.00
172350

1696 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 323 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278860824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 26, 1696 * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had * 17th century original This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspa... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:04

$32.00
172243

ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Murder Plot TREASON TRIAL 1683 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275624801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 29, 1683 * Algernon Sydney guilty of treason * King Charles II murder plot Page 2 contains a report from Westminster reading: "This day Algernon Sidney Esq., was brought from the Tower to the King's Bench Bar, where sentence of Death was passed upon him as in cases of High Treason." He would be beheaded in a few days. Sidney was much involved in the military & politics, ultimately to be implicated in the Rye House Plot. Single sheet issue, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:50

$89.00
171590

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON Scotland Estates 1689 England UK Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE ESTATES IN SCOTLAND, London, England, June 4, (1689) * Very rare 17th century title The year is printed in the dateline of the first report at the top of page 1 (see), as well as in the imprint at the bottom of the back page. A very rare newspaper from England dealing primarily with Parliamentary affairs. Most of the back page is taken up with: "Some of the Reasons for Turning the Present Meeting of Estates into a Parliament" A single sheet issue with untrimmed margins, measures 7 by 11 3/4 inches, a few light stains to the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:36

$165.00
170794

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372601724097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 9-12, 1684 (note: by today's calendar this would be 1685) * Charles II of England death A nice issue concerning the death of King Charles II, who just died a few days earlier on Feb. 6. This is the first issue of this title published after the Feb. 9 announcement of the king's death. About half of the ftpg. is taken up with a report which begins: "For as much as it hath pleased Almighty God lately to call unto his infinite Mercy the most High and Mighty Prince, Charles the Second of most Blessed Memory..." with much more (see). This is followed by an item from the Duke of Norfolk concerning mourning for the late King, beginning: "Whereas His Majesty hath been pleased to command m... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:49

$104.00
170271

1697 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 322 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223222572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 8, 1697 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * 17th century original This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for di... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:21

$34.00
169664

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372555543861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DOMESTICK INTELLIGENCE Or News Both From CITY and COUNTRY, London, England, Oct. 17, 1679 * Rare 17th century periodical A very early single sheet newspaper published by Benjamin Harris (his imprint appears on the bottom of the back page), the first newspaper printer in the colonies. Harris spent several years in jail in London for libelous printing, and upon release he emigrated to America to continue his printing trade. And it was in Boston in 1690 when he published "PUBLICK OCCURRENCES BOTH FORREIGN & DOMESTICK" . That newspaper lasted but a single issue and remains the "holy grail" of newspaper collectors, always hoping another issue will turn up. This is the newspaper Benjamin Harris published before heading f... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:44

$290.00
169575

1683 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 335 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201412402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 12, 1683 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & ... See More  

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Ends January 25, 2019 15:36

$42.00
169347

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372540064304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, Oxford, England, Dec. 28, 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. 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 is history. The London Gazette still publishes to this day. This is issue ... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:42

$3,450.00
167876

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372481344805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 22, 1697 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & ... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:56

$37.00
167341

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372464902942

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

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:42

$3,750.00
152154

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391705845602

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

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:59

$290.00
166591

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436791491

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

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:50

$1,950.00
166554

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1682 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392123976293

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 1, 1682 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a ... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 08:34

$42.00
166429

Rare SALEM WITCHES TRIALS 17th Century Book Advertisement 1693 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372432625356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 11, 1693 * Rare Salem witch trials advertisement * Very early and rare 17th century title The back page has an advertisement for the book "The Second Edition of the late TRYALS of several WITCHES in New-England. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour." (see) This is the only periodical we have ever seen with any reference to the famous witch trials at Salem, Massachusetts, as the London Gazette made no mention of the trials or the executions A very uncommon item and the only period mention of this very notable event in American history. Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, minor damp stain a... See More  

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Ends October 10, 2018 13:57

$345.00
166348

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118536700

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 12, 1682 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 15:37

$42.00
166341

Rare 17th Century EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS 1635 Paris FRANCE French Old Periodical


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372427124297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE, Paris, France, December 22, 1635 * Earliest newspaper in your collection? This title was the very first regular newspaper published in France, started in 1631 by Théophraste Renaudot but with influential backing by the powerful Cardinal de Richelieu. All the text is in French with the first letter in the title containing embellishments (see). An ornate letter begins the first paragraph on the front page. Four pages, 8 5/8 by 6 1/4 inches, in great condition. One of the earliest dated newspapers to be found.

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Ends October 05, 2018 15:26

$420.00
165821

Rare 17th Century KING WILLIAM III Era Pamphlet 1695 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098413199

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, April, 1695 * Rare 17th century title This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc." (see). Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2018 13:58

$73.00
165798

Very Rare Early INTELLIGENCER 17th Century 1665 England Newspaper GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372395738608

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INTELLIGENCER, London, July 10, 1665 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Reports on the great plague (rare) Here is an uncommon title in newsbook format (the forerunner of newspapers), which has news from various cities in England and Europe. The front page begins with mention of the "new world" with: "Since the last accompt I gave you of the outrages of the Dutch in Newfound-land, there has been a further inquiry made into particulars...On the 6th of June DeRuyter arrived at St. Johns in Newfound-land with 17 Dutch men of war..." with more on this (see). With the Great Plague raging at this time, there are several "remedies found in these pages. Also a report concerning certificates i... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:46

$585.00
165758

Very Early UNION JACK Flag of the United Kingdom DESCRIPTION 1674 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096953451

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 28, 1674 * Very early Union Jack Flag description More than half of the front page is taken up with a notable Proclamation by the King of England concerning use and description of the British flag, and is one of the earliest printed references to the term "Union Jack" for the flag (is it the earliest??). The Proclamation is a result of merchant ships using flags very similar to the British flag, yet slightly different, noting: "...to evade the punishment due for the same, bear Jacks in shape and mixture of colours so little different from those of His Majesty as not to be without difficulty distinguished therefrom...by this His Royal Proclamation strictly... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2018 14:49

$367.00
165757

Best KING JAMES II of England & Queen Mary Coronation 1685 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372394473272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 23-27, 1685 * Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary * Best title to be had - rare as such This is one of the more desirable & historic events of the period, with the entire front page & some of the back page taken up with the coronation of King James II and Queen Mary. The report is datelined April 23 and has a one paragraph preface reading: "This day being the Festival of St. George, the Coronation of their sacred Majesties King James the Second and Queen Mary was performed at Westminster in manner following..." and what follows is the lengthy text on the ceremonies. Given the historic nature of this report the full text is shown in the... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2018 14:49

$1,250.00
165173

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370998102

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

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:30

$425.00
165044

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363685992

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

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:37

$275.00
164877

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355281186

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

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:05

$82.00
164429

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON Scotland Estates 1689 England UK Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372328856181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE ESTATES IN SCOTLAND, London, England, April 27, 1689 * Very rare 17th century title The year of this issue is printed in the dateline of the lead article on the front page, as the dateline contains only the month and day. This is issue #14 of a short-lived title which existed to report on the ongoing disputes between the Scots and English. Much of the front page is taken up with: "The Act for the Levying Horse for the Security of the Kingdom" datelined at Edinburgh. Various reports carry over to the back page, including: "...the Viscount of Dundee having fled to the North parts of this Kingdom with about 80 horse, a strong detachm... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2018 07:36

$178.00
163612

Best King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND Scotland Ireland London 1685 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392038098295

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 20, 1685 * Death of King Charles II * In a British newspaper All of the front page & a bit of pg. 2 are taken up with various addresses to King James II concerning the death of King Charles II who died in February (see). The back page has a list of those who won in a recent election which includes "Samuel Pepys, Esq.". Pepys is perhaps best known for his diary which was one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. It provides a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London and the Great Fire of London. A single sheet newspaper 6 1/2 by 11 inches, great con... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2018 15:47

$123.00
162458

Rare GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Bubonic Plague Era 1666 London England Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256471572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 28, 1666 (actually 1667 by today's calendar). * The Great London Fire It is very rare to find any period mention of the great London Fire of 1666 in newspapers of the day, certainly one reason being the dearth of publications in print at that time--very few beyond the London Gazette. The back page of this single sheet newspaper includes: "If any person have found any books or writings belonging to Arthur Tevor Esq. deceased, or to John Trevor, Esq; (lost in the removal in the late dreadful Fire) Let them give notice thereof to..." and further on is: "We are ordered to give notice that although the Herals Office, wherein the descents and Arms of the Nob... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2018 14:15

$520.00
161287

RHODE ISLAND & Jamaica Loyal To King James II re. Rye House Plot 1685 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981328289

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, England, July 23, 1685 * James II of England * Rye House Plot The prominent feature of this single-sheet issue is the front page report and letter from the inhabitants of the Colony of Rhode Island, expressing their loyalty to the new king (King James II) upon his ascension to the throne after the death of his brother, King Charles II. Included also is a similar letter and report from Jamaica. The backdrop of this event is the famous and historic Rye House Plot. It was just days later that King James issued a Proclamation seeking the summons of several of the potential conspirators. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:39

$125.00
160844

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208757687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 2, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot Over half of the front page is taken up with a Proclamation" by King Charles II for the apprehension of his illegitimate son the Duke of Monmouth. The text of the Proclamation reads in part: "...received information upon oath that James Duke of Monmouth [and others]...have traitorously conspired together & with divers other ill-affected & desperate persons of this our kingdom, to compass the death and destruction of our Royal Person, & of our dearest brother James Duke of York..." with more. This was for his involvement in the Rye House Plot, a plan to assassinate the king & his brother, the Duke of York.

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Ends March 01, 2018 07:30

$188.00
160838

Rare POPISH PLOT re. Catholic Leaders Phony Conspiracy 1679 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391971627133

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 17, 1679 * Popish Plot The front page has a report from Madrid with Judaica reference: "...from the Pope, requiring him to send some of the processes made by the Inquisition against the Jews to Rome, that so the Pope might see their manner of proceedings declaring them if in ten days time he did not deliver them to the Nuncio, that he should be ipso facto suspected & all the Inquisitors excommunicated..." (see). Also of significance is a back page report concerning the 'trial of the five Catholic Lords' involved in the Popish Plot. It mentions that 4 or them (Lord Belasyse was too ill to attend): "...were brought to the Bar, where kneeling & ten standing... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:53

$175.00
160836

Rare & Early JUDAICA Judaism Jewish JEWS Mention 17th Century 1670 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208198886

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 27, 1670 * 17th century Judaica content * Jewish - Jews The front page includes an item from Rome: "The Pope seems much concerned that after all his care for the reestablishment of the Mount of Piety, few persons will be perswaded to adventure to take up moneys from them, but rather apply themselves to the Jews, who furnish them at a far greater interest. This week a congregation was held upon this affair where some ways were proposed for taking this trade out of the hands of the Jews, whose cause was there so well managed that nothing was concluded to their disadvantage." (see) The back page has an interesting item on the King opening Parliament, noting: ... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:42

$64.00
160733

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372204718735

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 February 24, 2018 14:53

$244.00
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