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175843

EARLY Rare 17th Century 342 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1677 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472306129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 31, 1677 * 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 November 09, 2019 14:14

$47.00
175818

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798581391

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 8, 1669 * Among the earliest of 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. The back page has a report noting: "...the arrival there of a Spanish ship from the West Indies, affirming that 7 French men of war and 23 merchant ships well armed had sailed to Honduras where they landed some men and plundered a little town wherein they found much wealth..." with a bit more detail. Single sheet issue, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:08

$48.00
175668

Rare 17th Century EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS 1641 Paris FRANCE French Old Periodical


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392458093433

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LA PRISE DE CINQ VAISSEAUX..., Paris, France, April 12, 1641 * Earliest newspaper in your collection? (date at bottom of back page). This is a "supplement" issue which was produced for a specific news report, in this case (translated): "THE CATCH, From Five Vessels, Two Galleries & One Polacre, on the Spaniards." Totally in French. Complete in 4 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 inches, wide margins, great condition.

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Ends November 01, 2019 15:20

$95.00
175544

EARLY Rare 1668 Newspaper 17th Century 351 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786103809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 8, 1668 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had The front page begins with a report noting in part that a ship: "...laden with wines for a market...bound for the Barbado's. The Elizabeth of Dover bound for Burdeaux, and the Welcom of London from New England, homewards bound with her lading of tobacco, sugars, and beaver." This is followed by another report beginning: "Here is lately arrived a small ship from Virginia, without any other information then of the thriving condition of that Plantation...". Very early newspaper mention of the New World. Single sheet, 6 1/2 by 11 1/4, some rubbing, generally good.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:45

$75.00
175336

1677 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 342 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775129985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 16, 1677 * 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 October 18, 2019 14:47

$47.00
175283

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372773855528

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 29, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #22 * 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. This is issue number 22. T... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2019 14:33

$1,740.00
175828

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


eBay Auction Item # 372799265927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 17, 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 October 16, 2019 08:07

$34.99
175802

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


eBay Auction Item # 372798562306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 19, 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 October 15, 2019 14:32

$19.99
175798

340 Years Old Very Early RARE 1679 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392470623213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Feb. 7, 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 October 15, 2019 14:18

$47.99
175779

Very Rare WILLIAM PENN Pennsylvania Quakers Fleet Sail to America 1682 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392470197845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 7, 1682 * William Penn's fleet (ship Welcome) * Quaker's sail for Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) * Very rare & historic item here Rarely are we able to offer exceedingly historic events which are reported with such brevity, simplicity & inconspicuousness. But here is one. The back page has a one sentence item datelined "Deale, Sept. 2" which reads: "Two days since sailed out of the Downs three ships bound for Pensilvania, on board of which was Mr. Pen with a great many Quakers, who go to settle there." History verifies this report, as the internet notes that: "The Ship Welcome sailed from Deal, England, departing August 31, 1682, and arrived at the mouth of the Delaware River (... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2019 07:52

$15,999.99
175133

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418473723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 26, 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 October 09, 2019 09:51

$52.00
175103

(3) EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Early Rare 1674-86-99 Old London Gazettes


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418459668

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 1, 1674, May 3, 1686 & April 27, 1699 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * 3 issues from the last 3 decades of the 17th century This publication is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And these are very early, genuine issues. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, these are 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. Each issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:32

$105.00
175025

Very EARLY Rare 17th Century 345 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England 1674 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372750491683

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 2, 1674 * 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 September 27, 2019 15:30

$44.00
175003

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372750481048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, October 8, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * The Great Plague deaths The effects of the dreaded Plague are revealed in a brief front page report from Norwich stating: "The Account of our Bill of Mortality for this last week runs thus, buried of all diseases 115, whereof the Plague 100." Page 2 has a report noting: "Monsieur Buat on Saturday the ninth instant received sentence to be beheaded, and was accordingly executed the eleventh following, upon a scaffold erected for him in the most publick place of the Town; attended by a strong guard of four companies of foot & four troops of horse, the better to prevent any disorders that might happen thereupon." Complete as a single... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:16

$189.00
174704

1675 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 344 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381495674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 20, 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 f... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:15

$47.00
174469

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1677 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728316862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 22, 1677 * 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 September 01, 2019 15:17

$47.00
174436

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392363642979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 2, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * The Great Plague Not only is this a very early issue (number 66) but it is from this significant year when the Great Plague was ravaging much of Europe, including England, and is also just two months before Great Fire of London. Relating to the Plague, printed on the front page is a death report from the town of Norwich in England which notes: "The Account of our bill of Mortality from June 20 to June 27 is thus. Buried in all 35, of the Plague 22, at the Pest house 5." Any period newspapers with mention of the Great Plague are very desired and increasingly difficult to find. Most of the rest of the issue is taken up with military repo... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2019 15:14

$245.00
174402

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726357172

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, 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. A single sheet newspaper, bit of bkpg. ink smearing, very nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2019 14:46

$125.00
174299

1678 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 338 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721408712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 25, 1678 * 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 fra... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:34

$47.00
174212

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352589678

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 12, 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 August 23, 2019 08:17

$52.00
174025

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707392779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DOMESTICK INTELLIGENCE Or News Both From CITY and COUNTRY, London, England, Oct. 21, 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 fo... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:11

$290.00
173997

Very Rare 17th Century PROTESTANT MERCURY London 1682 Newspaper w/ Virginia Rpt.


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707146456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TRUE PROTESTANT MERCURY, London, June 14, 1682 * Very rare title from the 17th century A quite rare title with only 3 or 4 having come into our inventory in the last few decades. This is the last we have at the moment. This is Crane & Kaye #895, and although they list just 4 American institutions having any issues of this title, only one has this specific date we offer. Various news reports from Europe with datelines from Paris, Hague, Cologne, Frankfort and London. One item mentions the colonies: "Letters from Virginia say that the planters in that country have been in an uproar, and in several places have destroyed one another's crops of tobacco by reason the same is scarce of any value, that through the scarcit... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:18

$285.00
173788

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319921410

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 July 25, 2019 14:20

$42.00
173738

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317903266

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 July 21, 2019 14:42

$45.00
173649

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316710554

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 July 19, 2019 15:04

$52.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
160018

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949370508

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

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:40

$235.00
159784

Rare 17th Century NEWSBOOK London 1659 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944946198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: "THE PUBLICK INTELLIGENCER, Communicating the Chief Occurrences & Proceedings Within the Dominions of England, Scotland, and Ireland: Together with an Account of Affaires from Severall Parts of Europe.", London, August 1, 1659 * Very rare 17th century item Certainly one of the less common newsbooks from the 17th century. Newsbooks were the predecessors of today's newspapers, done in small size with one column yet published on a regular interval & each issue numbered and dated. As the title suggests this issue is filled with news reports from all corners of Europe, most concerning military affairs. This is from the closing period of the English Civil War with various items on the troubles ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:04

$545.00
159580

Rare 17th Century EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS 1641 Paris FRANCE French Old Periodical


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941309741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EXTRAORDINAIRE, Paris, France, February 1, 1641 with the date at the top in Roman numerals but then also dated at the bottom of the back page: "1 Fevrier, 1641". * Earliest of newspapers to be had This "extraordinary" issue was done for a singular purpose, as defines most "extraordinaries" produced since then. This issue published simultaneously along with the "Gazette" of Paris, the very first regular newspaper published in France which started 10 years previous in 1631 by Théophraste Renaudot but with influential backing by the powerful Cardinal de Richelieu. Complete in 4 pages, 6 by 8 3/4 inches, great condition. All text is in French.

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:05

$165.00
158923

EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1674 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131358967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 14, 1674 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would b... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:11

$47.00
157262

Rare 17th Century King Charles II of England Era 1665 Old Newsbook Periodical


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888400597

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INTELLIGENCER, London, May 8, 1665 * Rare 17th century periodical Here is an uncommon title in newsbook format (the forerunner of newspapers), which has news from various cities in England and Europe. This title pre-dates the London Gazette, the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper (by exactly one month). There is a report of a naval battle between the frigate Dartmouth and a privateer from the Netherlands, with some details (see). Other news reports from Europe. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/2 by 8 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:38

$535.00
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