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159708

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON ENGLAND 1739 Old Original British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372163978090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON EVENING-POST, England, Dec. 18, 1739 An early issue of this rather famous British title. Various news items from Europe, mostly from the United Kingdom. A wealth of ads as well. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archivally rejoined at the spine, 10 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:19

$47.00
159629

VAMPIRES Sucking Blood Killers - Dead Bodies HUNGARY 18th Century 1732 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941546605

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1732 * Early vampires ? * Blood sucking deaths The first 29 pages are taken up with: "A View of the Weekly disputes & Essays in This Month" which has various reports from the many newspapers in England including the Daily Courant, Universal Spectator, Applebee's Journal, Weekly Register, London Journal, Fog's Journal, The Craftsman, The Free Briton, and more. These newspapers report on a wide range of topics including: "On Political Dreaming" "Of Study & Punning" "War with Priestcraft" & much more. This is followed by a two page poem: "Description of the Spring - A Journey from Patapsco in Maryland to Annapolis, April 4, 1730" and then a poem: "To t... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:55

$110.00
159529

1746 Edinburgh Newspaper JACOBITE Risings REBELLION The Pretender TREASON


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391940219066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 18, 1746 * Jacobite Rebellion conspirators The ftpg. has a report from Westminster which includes: "An Act for the more effectual disarming the Highlands in Scotland & for more effectual securing the peace of the said Highlands, & for restraining the use of the Highland dress..." and a bit more concerning the Jacobite Rebellion. Also on the ftpg. is a brief yet very notable report: "Yesterday the warrant was signed in council for the execution of the Lords Kilmarnock and Balmerino, on the Tower-Hill on Monday next. But no mention is made of the Earl of Cromarty." who would be given a pardon in 1848. Page 3 has a nice letter concerning the Jaco... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:33

$39.00
159276

RARE & Early 18th Century 1723 London England Old Newspaper w/ Great Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150112725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, February 6, 1720 * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original This title has one of the more beautiful & intricately engraved mastheads to be seen, and this issue has a particularly nicely-inked impression, making it an ideal issue for display. Various news items from Europe with most of pg. 3 taken up with news tidbits from London. Present are all 6 pages, as more typically the back leaf is lacking as it was often loose from pages 1-4 (there was no tax on 4 pg. newspapers at the time). Measures 8 1/2 by 14 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:06

$52.00
158418

Rare WORLD'S 1ST SUCCESSFUL DAILY 18th Century London England 1718 Old NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116262802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY COURANT, London, Jan. 4, 1718 * Rare 18th century title This was the world's first successful daily newspaper, and is a landmark issue for any newspaper collection as such having begun in 1702. As would be imagined the issue is almost entirely taken up with various European reports, with half of the back page taken up with advertisements. Complete as a single sheet newspaper measuring 7 by 13 1/4 inches, various foxing, otherwise good condition.

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Ends December 24, 2017 14:07

$115.00
159808

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1718 London UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372166361104

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, Nov. 18, 1718 * Rare title The front page begins with a report noting: "...to get ready...a flotilla for Vera Cruz...whose lading was to be fruit...should not be done till the year 1719 by reason of the superabundance of goods yet remaining in New Spain...these vessels should bring back the returns of fruit & commodities still unsold in the West Indies...". Somewhat uncommon to find reports concerning the "new world" in period newspapers. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 15 inches, handsome engravings in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2017 08:24

$49.99
159212

Rare DANIEL DEFOE REVIEW Pickering & Chatto 1708 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930548202

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A REVIEW OF THE STATE OF THE BRITISH NATION, London, July 17, 1708 * Rare Daniel Defoe periodical * Early 18th century original From research done by the prestigious London rare book firm of Pickering & Chatto, this is: "...one of Daniel Defoe's greatest, but least known, works. The Review covered his many interests, both literary and historical. It had a tiny original print run of just 400, making this a very rare title. Defoe's "Review" played a significant role in the birth of the modern press. It was not so much a newspaper dealing in facts but a journal of opinion and discussion. But in some ways it was itself the most interesting example as it was the first of a new genre: the eigh... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2017 12:12

$56.00
159759

Rare & Early BRITISH 18th Century St. James's 1720 Old London England Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372165610321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ST. JAMES'S EVENING POST, London, July 19, 1720 * Rare 18th century title An uncommon title from such an early date. News reports from various corners of Europe including "London". Several advertisements, plus page 3 has a "Postscript" for recently-received news. The back page is entirely blank. Four pages, 7 3/4 by 9 1/2 inches, a paper flaw in the back leaf effects no text, minor archival mend at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 09:04

$49.99
159755

Great MASTHEAD Engraving Very RARE 18th Century London England 1723 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391944793059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ORIGINAL LONDON POST OR, HEATHCOTE'S INTELLIGENCE, London, England, Dec. 20, 1723 * Great masthead engraving * Very rare title A rare title with the text running continuously from issue to issue, the lead sentence is the completion of the last sentence from the previous issue. This was done by several periodicals during this period to avoid the tax on newspapers. This format classified it as a pamphlet, and therefore no tax was required. According to Crane and Kaye this title is not held by any American institution. Complete as a single sheet newspaper,11 by 7 inches, with a very handsome and decorative masthead (see). Some light browning at the margins, very nice & very displayable.

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Ends December 20, 2017 08:41

$49.99
159754

Early 18th Century PAMPHLET Queen Anne Reign Era 1703 ? Publication


eBay Auction Item # 372165589652

Pamphlet: "A Speech For The Bill Against Occasional Conformity". A four page piece with wide, never-trimmed margins measuring 6 3/4 by 8 1/2 inches, very nice condition. It is not dated but the several references to "her majesty" puts it in the reign of Queen Anne (1702 - 1707) and the date of this publication is probably 1703. Very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 08:29

$34.99
159726

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


eBay Auction Item # 391944239043

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-MAN, London, May 14, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings Quite similar in format to the 'Post-Boy' which we offer, but a much more scarce title. Two nice engravings in the masthead. The front page has various news items with datelines from Genoa, Brussels, Plymouth and the Hague & elsewhere, while the back page is taken up entirely with advertisements save for a report on stock prices. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 13 3/4 inches, very nice condition. A displayable newspaper.

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Ends December 19, 2017 08:40

$74.99
159068

Very Rare CONVICTS TO AMERICAN PLANTATIONS Nice Masthead Prints 1728 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136454484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, May 23, 1728 * Convicts to American plantations The front page is a terrific item noting: "The government are about contracting with the proper undertakes for transporting the felons, convicts, being about 80 in number, to his Majesty's Plantations in America."." Although it was known that convicts were occasionally shipped off to the American colonies, it is exceedingly rare to find such mention in period newspapers. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 15 inches, handsome engravings in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:36

$225.00
159012

(5) Rare & Early 18th Century 1706-1734 Newspapers w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135347422

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1706, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734. * Rare & early 18th century issues (5) * Nice masthead engravings (different) As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 with two engravings each, all differently slightly, and the last without any masthead engravings. Each issue is complete as a single sheet newspaper in nice condition. A great price for 5 different issues from the early 1700's.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:29

$99.00
158891

Early 1706 Virginia mention THE REHEARSAL London Charles Leslie 1706 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923275391

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REHEARSAL, London, Oct. 9, 1706 * Rare 18th century title * Quite early mention of Virginia A fine single sheet newspaper which lasted only 6 years. It was published by Charles Leslie, considered a violent controversialist who was virtually inextinguishable. Another source notes: "...in August 1704, he had started, in opposition to the ‘Observator’ and Defoe's ‘Review,’ a periodical entitled ‘The Rehearsal.’ It was published...beginning with 10 April 1706. In form ‘The Rehearsal’ was a lively dialogue between Rehearsal and Observator or Countryman, and, though largely occupied with matters of merely ephemeral interest, afforded Les... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 11:47

$47.00
158674

Great Mid 18th Century SHIP of War Detailed ILLUSTRATION 1748 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372124492107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748 * Great ship illustration Certainly the feature item in this issue is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War", with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor". The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well as 17 other features which are listed alphabetically from A to R. A terrific plate for display for any naval history collector, measuring (with the margins), about 8 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches. Other items in this issue include: "Description of the Cumberland Coast" which includes a small illustration: "V... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:50

$226.00
158417

Rare CONVICTS SENT TO AMERICA Plantations 1725 Old Whitehall London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116262001

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHITEHALL EVENING-POST, London, Sept. 7, 1725 * Rare 18th century title * Convicts to America This is the earliest issue of this title we have offered. The front page has a nice item: "Yesterday in the evening four young follows, order's for transportation, were brought from Reading jail to Newgate, in order to be sent with the next convicts to the American Plantations." A rare report of convicts being sent to America. Page 3 has a nice print of the: "Great Formidable Eclipse of the Moon, Oct. 10, 1725", with one-third of the page blank Three-quarters of the back page is blank. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, red tax stamp on the ftpg., 8 by 10 inches, bit of minor raggednes... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:06

$144.00
158091

TREATY OF UNION England & Scotland to be United Agreement 1706 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908507632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, England, Oct. 15, 1706 * "Treaty of Union" agreement * England & Scotland to be united This is a very significant issue on the history of the United Kingdom as the front page has a report datelined "Edinburgh, Oct. 4" which begins: "Yesterday the Parliament met with the usual solemnity & his Grace, the Lord High Commissioner's Commission being read, her Majesty's letter to the Parliament was also read, containing in substance, 'That since their last meeting, She had nominated Commissioners to treat of an UNION between Scotland and England, who, by their great Care and Diligence, had concluded a Treaty, and laid the same before Her Majesty; that She had called t... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 09:00

$280.00
157414

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1743 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891687205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 24, 1743 * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. Heading the front page is: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in England, Scotland and America." This 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Ver nice condition, 5 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American periodical from such an early year. I... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 12:10

$110.00
157343

Rare Early 18th Century POST BOY Ornate Masthead CHRISTOPHER WREN 1716 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890528611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, Sept. 8, 1716 * Sir Christopher Wren replaced * Displayable masthead Near the top of the back page is a very significant item on the famous architect Sir Christopher Wren. The report reads: "Christopher Wren, Esq., is removed from being Clerk of his Majesty's Works, and is succeeded by John Mercer Esq., formerly belonging to Mr. How's Office, as pay-master of the guards and garrison." Christopher Wren is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He was accorded responsibility for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including what is regarded as his masterpiece, St. Paul's Cathedral, completed in 1710. Other notab... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:35

$250.00
157255

Rare 18th Century STAMFORD Lincolnshire England w/ Nice Masthead 1729 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888392109

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: STAMFORD MERCURY, England, March 13, 1729 * Rare 18th century title The full title also includes: "Being Historical and Political Observations on the Transactions of Europe, Together With Remarks on Trade." A very rare title, and not held by any American institution. It underwent a number of name changes, existing throughout at least 1794, the year issues of which are held by Yale University. Various news reports including many from the courts, with sentences. Also a report of ships loaded with tobacco and sugar at harbor in Havana. Eight pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, a very decorative embellishment in the masthead, never-trimmed margins, nice condition. Note the year is in the imprint at th... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:24

$166.00
157036

Rare 18th Century EDINBURGH SCOTLAND 1726 Old Newspaper w/ Red Tax Stamp


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069353560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CALEDONIAN MERCURY, Edinburgh, Scotland, April 28, 1726 * Rare & early title My notes show this is the earliest of this title we have offered. Content is entirely European, mostly war-related. A handsome issue and a great "type" issue for any collection as the margins were never trimmed, it has a very nice red ink tax stamp on page 3, various foxing at folds, some rubbing. Four pages, 8 by 9 1/2 inches.

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:37

$64.00
156948

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette Over 288 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068006147

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 2, 1729 * 18th Century original * Over 285 years old This newspaper is over 285 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete issue with 4 pages, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends October 06, 2017 07:09

$24.00
156937

Very Rare & Early PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881709548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, April 3, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1735. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the American colonies. This is a great issue from the premier city of the colonies at that time--when Ben Franklin was just beginning his career--and a handsome issue as well, as the masthead features two wood engravings, one showing a newsboy on horseback "tru... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:41

$2,935.00
156826

GREAT & Early 18th Century CRICKET Sports Article 1743 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878747930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1743 * Great & early article on cricket * Letters (2) regarding the Battle of Dettington Within this issue is a very early and interesting article titled: "Of Publick Cricket Matches" concerning the sport of cricket, with much detail (see). The text includes: "Cricket is certainly a very innocent & wholesome exercise, yet it may be abused if either great or little people make it their business. It is grossly abused when it is made the subject of publick advertisements to draw together great crowds of people who ought all of them to be somewhere else..." with much more. This article takes about 1 3/4 columns. Present are two... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 14:17

$160.00
156138

Rare 18th Century 1715 Newspaper Nice Masthead Engravings & William Read Death


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859164334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, May 26, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings * William Read death * Occultist - itinerant quack A handsome issue with the two nice, detailed engravings in the masthead. The back page has a brief item: "The same day, Sir William Read, his Majesty's Ocultist in Chief, died at Rochester; he was the most expert of all those of his profession." See this hyperlink for more on this fascinating man, who Wikisource calls an itinerant quack. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:22

$59.00
156030

(2) HMS VICTORY Royal Navy Ship w/ Sir John Balchen LOST at Sea 1744 Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372032846006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, two issue set, London, England, October and November, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! October issue: Certainly the most notable report in the 1st issue is the report of the sinking of the British ship H.M.S. Victory. A report dated February 5, 2009 from the "Best Syndication News" service brings this event into the 21st century with its breaking news reading: "The HMS Victory ship sunk in stormy seas back in 1744 but it wasn’t until this week, when an American company called Odyssey discovered what they call “the most significant shipwreck discovery in history.” There are two reports of this ship's sin... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:22

$77.00
156027

Rare Short Lived 18th Century SIR HEISTER RYLEY London England 1710 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391854691297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, Sept. 6, 1710 * Early 18th century * Rare title Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a "stickler in the business of truth" and absolutely adverse to siding with any political party. His little newspaper was a 4 page serial. It contained essays, letters and miscellaneous material which was datelined: "...at a Gentleman's House in Great Marlborough Street". The newspaper lasted through only eighty issues, being quite rare as such. Four pages, 5 1/4 by 7 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:19

$44.00
156025

Rare & Early BRITISH 18th Century St. James's 1725 Old London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391854689123

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ST. JAMES'S EVENING POST, London, Oct. 23, 1725 * Rare 18th century title A very handsome issue with the nice masthead featuring a darkly inked coat-of-arms engraving. Inside has a few reporting mentioning ships to & from America, and an item noting; "...from Trinity Harbour in Newfoundland, who told him there had been no Pyrates lately on the banks or harbour there." Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, wide margins, 8 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches, printed on very sturdy stock, very nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:16

$48.00
156016

DICK TURPIN English Highwayman Outlaw EXECUTION Hanging & Georgia 1739 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391854679417

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, April, 1739 * English Highwayman Dick Turpin * Execution (hanging) at York, England * Early Georgia - James Oglethorpe Perhaps the best content in this issue is a nice report of the execution of the infamous highwayman Dick Turpin. See the hyperlink for much more on him. The report includes: "The notorious Richard Turpin, and John Stead, were executed at York for horse stealing. Turpin behaved in an undaunted manner; as he mounted the ladder, feeling his right leg tremble, he stamped it down, and looking round about him with an unconcerned air, he spoke a few words to the topsman, then threw himself off, and expir'd in five minutes. He declared h... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:05

$68.00
155815

Great ATLANTIC OCEAN West Indies Carribbean RARE 18th Century 1740 Foldout MAP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372024882667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1740 * Early and rare 18th century map * Atlantic Ocean - West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "A New Map or Chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean, with part of Europe, Africa, and America: Shewing the Course of the Galleons, Flota etc. to and from the West Indies." This map shows the majority of the Atlantic Ocean as well as all of England, Spain, portions of France and Western Africa, the Canary Islands, the Azores, and the eastern portion of the Caribbean Islands, a bit of South America, and all of Newfoundland & the surrounding islands. There is a very large & exceedingly decorative en... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:30

$495.00
155632

Rare & Early 1709 ANTIQUE Tatler British Newspaper by Famed ADDISON & STEELE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391843402455

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TATLER, London, March 7, 1709 * Rare 18th century title * Addison & Steele fame This newspaper was founded in this year by Richard Steele who used the nom de plume "Isaac Bickerstaff, Esquire", the first such consistently adopted journalistic persona. Steele's idea was to publish the news and gossip heard in London coffeehouses, hence the title, leaving the subject of politics to the newspapers. To assure complete coverage of local gossip, a reporter was placed in each of the city's popular coffeehouses: accounts of manners and mores were datelined from White's; literary notes from Will’s; notes of antiquarian interest were dated from the Grecian Coffee House; and news items from ... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:20

$53.00
155201

18th century 1747 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371998282783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1747 * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: ...for the Better Adjusting & More Easy Recovery of the Wages of certain Servants; & for the better Regulation of such Servants & of certain Apprentices." Six pages, 11 1/2 by 6 7/8 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:25

$39.00
155196

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997194789

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, May 5, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings The front page begins with a letter from William Sharpe, governor in the Caribbean Islands, concerning the need to continue with prison sentences. Other news of the day with the back page taken up with advertisements & notices. Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, handsome masthead with 2 engravings, various dirtiness, generally good.

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:51

$43.00
155149

Rare BRITISH 18th Century 1731 Old London England Newspaper w/ Red Tax Stamp


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996211268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, January 19, 1731 * Rare 18th century title * Red number tax stamp The front page has news items with datelines from Vienna, Hague, Falmouth, Liverpool (mention of a ship arrived from Virginia), Bristol, Edinburgh, London & elsewhere. The back page is taken up with advertisements. Complete as a single sheet issue, 10 1/4 by 16 1/2 inches, red tax stamp in an upper corner, very nice condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 14:44

$34.00
154679

Great 18th Century EASTERN CANADA MAP Foldout Quebec Nova Scotia 1746 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810404942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1746 * Great Eastern Canada map * Jacobite Rebellion Certainly the prime content in this issue is the quite large foldout map titled in the ornate cartouche: "A New Chart of the Coast of NEW ENGLAND, NOVA SCOTIA, NEW FRANCE or CANADA with the Island of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, St. John's, etc...". The map show much great detail of this portion of present-day Canada, from Labrador to Boston, including towns at the eastern edge of Massachusetts & other portions of New England including Salem, Manchester, Salisbury, Marblehead, Charlestown, Cambridge, Kenebec, etc. There is nice detail of the "City of Quebec" in an inset, as well as a more expansiv... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:09

$335.00
153730

Very Rare Pirate CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD Execution Hanging PIRACY 1701 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932538150

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 22-26, 1701 * Famous pirate Captain William Kidd * Historic & very rare report * Execution - hanging The London Gazette is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. This issue contains on page two an exceedingly significant report--perhaps the rarest and most sought after pirate report to be found in any newspaper--which is datelined "London, May 23" and reads: "This day Capt. William Kidd, and three other of the Pirates lately condemned at the Admiralty Sessions at the Old-Baily, were executed at Execution-Dock."(see photos). Certainly the first, if not the only report ... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:07

$16,500.00
153511

Rare 18th Century BRITISH 1728 Old London England Newspaper BROADSHEET EDITION


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391754110916

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MIST'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, August 24, 1728 * Rare 18th century title This is a very rare, variant issue of this title, being a broadsheet version done in one column format, presenting just the text of a letter to the publisher signed "Amos Dudge". Most of the focus of the letter is on the leadership of Persia. I say this is a variant issue as we have had the "regular" edition of this title and date, done in more typical 4 page format & includes the lengthy letter by Amos Dudge, but it also includes other news reports of the day and some advertisements. This content of this letter must have been such that the publisher printed this broadsheet version containing the letter only. Sing... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:28

$87.00
153510

Rare 1727 NORWICH England w/ Great Masthead CITY SKYLINE Engraving Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391754109397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORWICH GAZETTE, England, Aug. 12, 1727 * Rare 18th century title * Great masthead engraving See the photo for the tremendous detail in the masthead of this early newspaper showing the skyline of Norwich. Individual buildings and even the windows can be seen in this woodblock engraving. There are insets in the upper corners as well, one showing the patron Saint George slaying a dragon. Plus the first letter of the text is very ornately engraved. As would be expected filled with various reports from Europe, by mostly from England. Four pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/4 inches, darkly inked front page red tax stamp, plus the entire issue is very nicely inked. In great condition. An extremely ... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:26

$130.00
153509

Rare & Early 1715 ANTIQUE Englishman British Newspaper by Famed RICHARD STEELE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920036651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ENGLISHMAN, London, Sept. 2, 1715 * Rare 18th century title * Richard Steele fame This is one of the more rare British titles from the early part of the 18th century, published by the famed Richard Steele and being a continuation of his newspaper "The Guardian". It ran for just 95 issues. One writer noted it: "...targeted (and to some degree, created) the rising London middle class, both men and women, offering readers an exemplary mix of ethical inquiry, philosophical speculation, and domestic advice...". Single sheet, 7 by 12 inches, some older archival repairs near margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:24

$58.00
152895

Rare & Early 18th Century NEWCASTLE England UK 1745 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371893471868

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWCASTLE JOURNAL, England, Nov. 9, 1745 * Rare 18th century title Both the front page & inside pages have content on various military events in Europe at the time. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:10

$39.00
152692

Very Rare 18th Century MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE London England 1710 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885869568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE, London, May 29, 1710 * Rare title A very uncommon title from England, four pages with no news of the day but rather editorials and literature reviews. Four pages, 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, wide margins, and a rare opportunity to add this title to an early newspaper collection.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:41

$34.00
152602

Rare & early 18th Century LONDON ENGLAND w/ Red Tax Stamp 1717 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881159407

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING POST, London, Jan. 12, 1717 A very handsome issue which has a very interesting & unusual format. Much news from Europe on pages 1 and 2, with print only only half of page 3 with a banner heading: "POSTSCRIPT" with several more news items as well as a nice red tax stamp (see). The back page is entirely blank. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, 8 1/4 by 10 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:14

$57.00
152570

Rare CONVICTS TO AMERICA & Early James Oglethorpe Pre Georgia 1728 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718092640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, March 13, 1728 (1729 by today's calendar) * Early James Oglethorpe * Convicts to America Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific item noting: "Also the same day nine felons convicts, eight men and one woman, were brought from Oxford City to the Oxford-Arms at Holborn Bridge, and from thence carry'd down the river and put on board a ship in order for their being transported to his Majesty's Plantations in America." Although it was known that convicts were occasionally shipped off to the American colonies, it is exceedingly rare to find such mention in period newspapers. Also of note is a great, early item on James Olgethorpe before his founding of the ... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:39

$275.00
152048

EARLY GAME OF CHESS 18th Century Description & GEORGIA Settlers 1733 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863585900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1733 * Early article on playing the game of Chess * Settlers off to the colony of Georgia A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907. Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Debate in the House of Lords upon the Mutiny Bill" "Quotations from Gulliver's Voyages" "The Rights of the King and People" "Proposals to Refrain Infidelity" "Address to the Protestant Dissente... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:35

$78.00
150950

RARE 18th Century Title from London England (LAST ISSUE) 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371830776930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FREE BRITON, London, June 26, 1735 * Rare title... 18th century original... This is issue number 294 of this title as well as its last, as the note at the bottom of the back page reads: "The continuation of this paper will proceed in a new Daily Paper, which will make its appearance the beginning of next week." (see). Plus, one of the banner heads on the front page notes: "Some Account of the Alternation Intended to take Place Next Week in the Manner of Publishing this Paper." Over half of the first column is the publisher's discussion of starting a new newspaper after nearly 6 years with this title. Single sheet, 8 by 13 inches, never-trimmed margins, some loss at the top not affe... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:27

$67.00
150949

Rare & Early 1713 ANTIQUE Guardian British Newspaper by Famed ADDISON & STEELE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371830776241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GUARDIAN, London, July 1, 1713 * Rare 18th century title * Addison & Steele fame A very short-lived newspaper lasting less than seven months, notable for its publisher Richard Steele with contributions from Joseph Addison, Alexander Pope & others. Steele and Addison had previously collaborated on the "Tatler" and "The Spectator", issues of both we have offered for purchase. Single sheet, 6 3/4 by 11 1/4 inches, bit close-trimmed at the right margin shaves some letters near the top of pg. 2, otherwise good.

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:26

$54.00
150443

Early & Rare 18th Century TRUE BRITON Singlesheet 1723 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391652336113

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TRUE BRITON, London, Sept. 9, 1723 * Early 18th century A quite uncommon single sheet newspaper which has comparatively large lettering in the masthead. Rather than present news reports, this newspaper is almost entirely editorial, with much on politics. The back page includes an "Advertisement". Complete as a single sheet, irregular at the spine & a bit close-trimmed at the spine affecting a few letters in the back page ad only. Red tax stamp to the back page.

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:26

$35.00
150225

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1728 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646809643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, Aug. 15, 1728 * Rare title A displayable issue with the two masthead engravings, plus the very decorative first letter of the text (see). The ftpg. has brief mention of ships: "...from Philadelphia, with corn..." and another ship from Maryland. The back page has a curious item concerning the death of a man (see). Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, partial red tax stamp on bkpg., nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:16

$48.00
149996

Rare 18th Century FLYING POST w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1715 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371802400840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLYING-POST: OR, THE POSTS-MASTER, London, June 9, 1715 * Very rare title In 1695 the Licensing Act of England was allowed to lapse, which caused several newspapers to begin publication, this title being one of them. But this is certainly one of the more rare such titles as we have only offered 4 or 5 in the past 40 years. Filled with various reports from Europe, plus the back page has some content concerning the Jacobite Rebellion rising of 1715 (see), several advertisements as well. Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, partial tax stamp in an upper margins, great condition.

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Ends December 29, 2016 15:41

$189.00
149875

CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD Very Rare Pirate Death Sentence COMMANDEER 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634362300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A MONTHLY ACCOUNT OF THE PRESENT STATE OF AFFAIRS, (London), June, 1700 * Captain William Kidd * Given death sentence A quite rare monthly publication, this likely being the first we have offered in 40 years. Crane & Kaye notes that no American institution has any issue of this title, and only one is recorded in Europe, being the March, 1700 issue. As the title notes, the content report the various reports throughout Europe in the past 30 days. The format has the heading of the article in the margin (see). Certainly the most notable report is the back page article with column heading: "19 Pyrates Condemn'd". It reads: "On the same day was held a session of the Court of Admiralty at the ... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:27

$2,350.00
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