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Rare 17th Century ENGLAND 1647 Newsbook During English Civil War King Charles I


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881160122

Shown is an original & historic old newsbook, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS ELENCTICUS, London, March 15-22, 1647 [1648 by today's calendar]. * Very rare mid-17th century periodical * English Civil War - Charles I of England An exceedingly rare newsbook (predecessor of today's newspapers) from during the English Civil War. This is the very first issue of this title we have been able to offer. The full title as seen in the photo is: "MERCURIUS ELENCTICUS. Communicating the unparallell'd proceedings at Westminster, the Head-quarters, and other Places, discovering their Designes, reproving their Crimes, and advising the Kingdome." Information as provided on the internet notes this title was published by Sir George Wharton, who took the pen name George Nawo... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:15

$1,265.00
152519

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371879601891

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

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Ends March 30, 2017 16:45

$410.00
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 March 17, 2017 15:59

$390.00
151222

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674507163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 25, 1678 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a ... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:42

$47.00
151023

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669628700

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 11, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar). * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * The black plague This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest ... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 14:02

$1,835.00
150831

Very Early & Rare 17th Century 1666 London UK Newspaper w/ GREAT FIRE Mention


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826579190

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 7, 1666 (by today's calendar this would be 1667) * re. the great Fire of London * Earliest of newspapers to be had Reports relating to the Great Fire of London are very rare, as this newspaper was essentially the only newspaper printing in London spanning the period of the Fire and afterwards. The bottom of the back page has mention of it with: "These are to give notice that the Committee for Letting the Lands & Tenements belonging to the chamber of London...that the tenants of any houses burnt or demolished in the late dreadful Fire, may, if they see cause, on those days apply themselves to the said committee." (see) The Great Fire of London occurred 6 mo... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:32

$355.00
149301

Extremely RARE 17th Century ORANGE Gazette London England OLD UK 1689 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391617456515

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ORANGE GAZETTE, London, February 5, 1688/9 (issue #9 of 18) * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had An exceedingly rare newspaper which lasted but 18 issues about which very little is known. Crane & Kaye notes only two institutions have any issues of this title, and neither have all 18. This newspaper logically was created in celebration of the arrival of the Prince of Orange to the throne, to be King William III when he would be coronated several months later. (London Gazette notes his arrival in London in its Dec. 24, 1688 issue, and his coronation in its April 15, 1689 issue) The back page has a report noting: "...the Lord Mayor's Hall...by directions of the Lord Dartmouth are... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2016 15:39

$1,590.00
149168

Rare 17th Century ENGLAND United Kingdom 1659 Newsbook During English Civil War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371779284686

Shown is an original & historic old newsbook, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER OF THE COMMONWEALTH, Faithfully Communicating all Affairs both Martial and Civil. London, June 14, 1659 (year is in the imprint at the bottom of the back page). * Very rare 17th century periodical * English Civil War era This is just the second issue of this very rare newsbook title we have encountered. This is item 2125 in the Crane & Kaye bibliography: "A Census of British Newspapers & Periodicals, 1620-1800" which notes that this title is not held by any American institution. An exceedingly rare issue as such. This was printed during the English Civil War and as such has a great wealth of military-themed content. Complete in 8 pages, 5 by 7 1/4 inches, ver... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:29

$1,250.00
148552

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1695 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371762900848

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 3, 1695 * 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 November 13, 2016 13:49

$33.00
148104

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391577947568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 4, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #15 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * The black plague This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and ... See More  

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Ends October 29, 2016 15:41

$1,775.00
147221

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391546511953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE, Paris, France, February 23, 1641 (date is in the imprint at the bottom of the back page). * Earliest of newspapers to be had This extremely early newspaper is filled with news reports with datelines from throughout Europe, including Naples, Rome, Nuremberg, Frankfort, Amsterdam, Cologne, with the back two pages containing reports from France. There are no advertisements. This 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 of "Gazette" very decorative & the first letter of the text highly embellished. Eigh... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2016 09:38

$360.00
146638

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON King William III Era Scotland 1690 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371699665468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARLIAMENT IN SCOTLAND, London, England, August 2, 1690 * Very rare 17th century title * Short lived publication * William III of England era A very rare title which lasted only from 1689 thru 1690. Crane & Kaye notes that only one American institution has any issues of this title. This issue is almost entirely taken with: "An Act for Visitation of Universities, Colleges and Schools" done at Edinburgh, July 4. This Act requires: "..from this time forth, no professors, principals, regents, masters, or others...be either admitted or allowed to continue in the exercise of their sad functions but such as do acknowledge and profess, and shall subscribe t... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:16

$160.00
146630

Rare & Early BRITISH 17th Century England LONDON MERCURY 1682 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391521837597

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON MERCURY, June 30, 1682 * Very rare 17th century title According to Crane and Kaye this title lasted for just 56 issues, and is held by only four institutions in the United States. This is issue #25. It was printed during the "Exclusion Bill Crisis". A single sheet newspaper formatted much like the more common "London Gazette" with news items on pages 1 & 2, and advertisements on pg. 2 as well. Nice condition with wide, untrimmed margins, 7 by 11 3/4 inches. A rare newspaper for a serious collector.

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:02

$198.00
144873

Rare 17th Century EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS 1632 Paris FRANCE French Old Periodical


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371644143942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NOUVELLES, Paris, France, June 4, 1632 (date is at the bottom of the back page) * Earliest of newspapers to be had The heading roughly translates to: "NEWES" "Ordinary Events from Various Places." This issue predates the earliest English language newspaper we have in our inventory by several years. It was the "sister" publication of the "Gazette", the very first regular newspaper published in France, started just one year earlier in 1631 by Théophraste Renaudot but with influential backing by the powerful Cardinal de Richelieu. The first letter of the title and the text are very ornate (see). All text is in French. Four pages, measures 6 1/2 by 9 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2016 05:45

$365.00
144145

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391454104332

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

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Ends June 09, 2016 15:12

$4,300.00
142994

Great (4) FOUR CENTURY London Gazette 1600's 1700's 1880's 1900's Newspapers SET


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391426743128

Shown are 4 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE England. These four issues cover the past four centuries being 100 years apart with dates being: August 21, 1671; December 21, 1771; August 29, 1871; and September 23, 1971. Each contain news of the day, lots of royal related news. This title is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world and is still published today. Of interest is that the format changed very little over 400 years save for the number of pages. The set of 4 issues come in a custom made 4 section, acid free folder for display with the title and years printed on the front (see). A very rare opportunity for a set of 4 issues of the same title spanning a 400 year period. ... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2016 15:42

$240.00
142330

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575699295

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Dec. 4, 1665 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * The black plague This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Plus this is the #6 issue. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published simultaneously in Oxford & London and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. The content is entirel... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:42

$670.00
141427

Early 17th Century w/ FRANCIS NICHOLSON Colonial America Governor 1693 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371555724613

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, Jan. 1, 1693 * Francis Nicholson * Virginia and Maryland governor This issue is from the era which predates the first successful newspaper in America, which did not begin publishing until 1704. Any notable colonial American news to be found in a period newspaper would likely only be found in this famous title from England. The photo shows the back page report covering the nomination of Colonel Francis Nicholson, the Lieutenant Governor of Virginia and Maryland, to be the "... Governor in Chief of the said Province of Maryland...". A very rare and early reference to colonial politics in America. Complete as a single sheet issue with lite foxing, otherwise in very g... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2016 16:07

$128.00
139282

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343671593

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE, Paris, France, December 22, 1635 * Earliest of newspapers to be had 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 January 15, 2016 07:30

$745.00
133283

Very EARLY & Rare 1600's, 1700's, 1800's & 1900's Set (4) of London Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371332514228

Shown is a set of original & historic old newspapers (4), offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE from London England. * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had * A truly unique, one-of-a-kind set These issues cover the past 4 centuries being exactly 100 years apart from each other. The dates in this set are as follows: March 8, 1671; March 23, 1771; February 10, 1871 & July 16, 1971. The issues contain news of the day including much from England. This title is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world that is still published today. The format of this famous newspaper didn't change much over the 400 years save for the number of pages per issue, which have increased through the years. These issues also come in a elabo... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2015 13:10

$240.00
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