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156935

Historic GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Medieval City Conflagration 1666 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067464051

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

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:28

$1,350.00
155348

1686 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 331 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009652741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 10, 1686 * 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 n... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 06:56

$38.00
155347

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009652252

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 3, 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 be a... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 06:55

$47.00
155346

EARLY Rare 17th Century 331 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1686 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391837183298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 8, 1686 * 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 about 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 06:54

$42.00
155345

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009650960

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 06:52

$47.00
155336

EARLY Rare 17th Century 331 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1686 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372008785142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 14, 1686 * 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 about 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... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2017 10:05

$42.00
155333

EARLY Rare 17th Century 334 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1683 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372008781276

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 13, 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 about 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 w... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2017 10:02

$42.00
155332

Very EARLY Rare 17th Century 342 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England 1675 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372008779967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, October 25, 1675 * 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... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2017 10:00

$42.00
155200

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371998282121

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, May, 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 the... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:24

$73.00
155193

Very EARLY Rare 1691 OBSERVATOR London England British Newspaper 326 Years Old


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997190987

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS REFORMATUS, OR THE NEW OBSERVATOR, London, England, June 19, 1691 * 17th century original * Rare title A quite uncommon newspaper done in question/answer format, whereby a topic, or topics, are raised and then discussed. The topics indicated under the masthead in this issue are: 1. One would have expected the French King in person at this time as the Head of his Army. 2. The Unaccountable Methods of that King about the taking of Mons. 3. How disappointed in the late Attempt upon Leige. 4. A new Invention of the French Court about Reducing Towns to their Obedience. 5. And how ridiculous. Several advertisements on the back page. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 12 3/4 inche... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:46

$94.00
155138

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996050399

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, London, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #19 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * The black plague This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 11:57

$730.00
154684

Very EARLY Rare 17th Century 335 Year Old LONDON England 1682 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976819172

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HERACLITUS RIDENS, London, April 11, 1682 * Very rare 335 year old title An interesting and uncommon dialogue newspaper, which was a typical format for some periodicals of that day. Subtitled: "A Dialogue between Jest & Earnest, Concerning the Times." This conversation begins: "Good morrow, Brother, what refection have you for us this morning. We left off with the Wisdom of the Nation, shall we go on with Popery and Arbitrary Power, or the Whiggish Plots we had begun withal the time before?..." Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 12 1/2 inches, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:24

$68.00
153516

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920048485

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 25, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot More than half of the front page is taken up with a preface and document concerning the Rye House Plot, which was a plan to assassinate King Charles II and his brother James (heir to the throne). It ultimately would not come to fruition (see hyperlink for details). The preface references the formal Proclamation & mentions the men involved in the plot, followed by the actual Proclamation seeking the capture of them, with a reward (see). One bit mentions: "...have traitorously conspired together, & with divers other ill-affected & desperate persons of our Kingdom, to compose the death and destruction of ou... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:38

$175.00
153420

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371916780839

Shown are 3 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 28, 1674, April 29, 1686 & April 24, 1699 * 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 dat... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:21

$115.00
153305

17th Century ACT OF PARLIAMENT Queen Mary Era 1689 London Document Publication


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391745813709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: An Act of Parliament with a full title page, noting publication at London in 1689 (see). * Act of Parliament * Queen May reign * 17th century original The Act is titled: "An Act for Enabling Lords Commissioners for the great Seal to Execute the Office of Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper." Printed in beautiful Old English type (see), it takes 8 pages including the title page. Small worm holes at the blank spine margin, 7 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:17

$97.00
152699

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885885810

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

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:55

$368.00
152695

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885874069

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NOUVELLES, Paris, France, December 21, 1641 (date is at the bottom of the back page) * Earliest newspaper in your collection? The heading roughly translates to: "Ordinary News"." This issue predates the earliest English language newspaper we have in our inventory. It was the "sister" publication of the "Gazette", the very first regular newspaper published in France, started 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, 6 by 9 inches, great condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:49

$320.00
152603

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
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
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
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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