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181619

King JAMES II OF ENGLAND Premature Death Report 1701 London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392813863049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 8, 1701 * James II of England death ? The back page has what would seem to be an historic report of the death of King James II, the last Catholic monarch of England who was deposed during the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and spend the remainder of his life in exile in France. The report from Paris dated Sept. 14 reads: "The late King James having been ill for some time, died this morning at St. Germains." But he would actually not die until the 16th. A report on the 17th mention that the king: "...fell into a lethargy on the 14th..." and it was presumed that he died. But he did not. Complete as a single sheet, foxing, good condition

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:18

$54.00
181338

EARLY Rare 17th Century 319 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1701 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392800780796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 29, 1701 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fr... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:07

$27.00
181148

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette 291 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791941982

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 13, 1729 * 18th Century original * Over 290 years old This newspaper is 291 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, light foxing, generally in very nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:32

$25.00
181678

EARLY Rare 17th Century 320 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1700 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392814921499

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 3, 1700 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Turn of the 18th century 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 woul... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2020 07:47

$19.99
181631

EARLY Rare 17th Century 319 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1701 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373065182277

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 8, 1701 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Turn of the 18th century 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 June 02, 2020 09:28

$19.99
181588

18th century 1728 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Auction Item # 392813746835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1728 * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for granting an aid to his Majesty by a land tax to be raised in Great Britain, for the service of the year one thousand seven hundred and twenty nine." A decorative document given the displayable title page. Eighty-two pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends June 02, 2020 07:48

$39.99
180672

RARE & Early 18th Century 1720 London England Old Newspaper w/ Great Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392771789336

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, Jan. 30, 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 lightly-inked impression. Various news items from Europe. 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, minor light staining to upper portion, nice condition.

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Ends May 21, 2020 15:14

$47.00
180460

1730 EARLIEST DAILY Newspapers to be Had - Rare LONDON England w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762537381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY POST, London, Oct. 28, 1730 * Rare 18th century title A single sheet newspaper of folio size with ftpg. news from London, Frankfort and Vienna. The back pg. is taken up with ads. Partial red tax stamp at the bottom of the bkpg. Measures about 10 by 16 1/2 inches, slice (hole) near bottom left corner (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:22

$33.00
180458

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021154269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING POST, London, Aug. 29, 1717 This was the newspaper upon which the word "evening" first appeared in any newspaper title when it began in 1706. A very handsome issue which has a very interesting & unusual format. Much news from Europe on pages 1 and 2, with half of page 3 being blank, with a nice rd tax stamp, and over half of the back page blank. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed with wide margins, 8 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:21

$57.00
180286

RARE 18th Century Title from London England FREE BRITON 1734 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373015238419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FREE BRITON, London, Oct. 17, 1734 * Rare title... 18th century original... We rarely find issues of this title which lasted for less than six years. The entire issue is taken up with: "A Parallel Between the Libels on the Present Times, and those of Queen Elizabeth's Reign; drawn from the Lord Bacon's indication of the Lord Burleigh.". Complete as a single sheet issue, very decorative first letter on the front page and a partial red ink tax stamp on the front page. Measures 7 3/4 by 13 inches, a few small & discrete archival mends to the back page, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2020 09:19

$61.00
179499

Rare & Early COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts 1st Successful U.S. 1744 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977581380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, March 17, 1743/4 (year double-dated for two calendars in use at the time. Would be 1744 by current calendar). * Rare colonial periodical 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. As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America", this magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Various foxing is mainly at the margins, nice condition, 8 pages, 5 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American per... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:28

$110.00
179472

Rare & Early WOMAN PIRATES Piracy Book Ad 18th Century 1726 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977284788

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MIST'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, May 28, 1726 * Very rare mention of Woman pirates * Rare 18th century title The back page contains a neat advertisement (see) for a book just published, which is: "A General History of the PYRATES, from their first settlement in the island of Providence to the present time; with the remarkable actions and adventures of the two Female Pyrates Mary Read and Anne Bonny, and of the following Captains, viz. Avery, Martel, Teach, alias Blackbeard, Bonnet, England, Vane, Rackum, Davis, Roberts, Anstis, Worley, Lowther, Low, Evans, Phillips, Sprig, and Smith, alias Gow, and their several crews..." Reads like a "who's who" of infamous pirates of the period (see). Complete in 4 pages, red-inke... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:35

$165.00
178788

Early 1718 Newspaper 18th Century LONDON GAZETTE Before Revolutionary War UK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679922375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 13, 1718 * Early 18th century This issue is over 300 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe and more. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete single sheet newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Historical Background: "When in the autumn of 1665 Charles II sought shelter in Oxford from the Great Plague, he and his courtiers wanted newspapers to read, yet feared to touch "The Intelligencer" or "The News," which, coming from London, might be infected. Therefore Leonard Litchfeld, the unive... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:46

$28.00
177930

Rare 1716 POST BOY Newspaper LONDON England 18th Century w/ Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896473244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London, July 7, 1716 * Rare title w/ nice masthead One of the nicer mastheads of the 18th century as it features two handsome engravings (see). Various news reports from Europe. The back page is mostly filled with advertisements and notices. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, measures 8 1/4 by 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:07

$37.00
177774

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605051193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, July 21, 1744 * 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. As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America", this 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. In great condition, 8 pages, 4 3/4 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American periodical from such an early year. Included is a photocopy o... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:27

$110.00
177761

18th century 1729 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392605023376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1729 * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for making good the loss occasioned by a sum of money being stolen out of His Majesty's Exchequer...". A decorative document given the displayable title page. Four pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:13

$38.00
177727

Rare BRITISH 18th Century 1734 London England Newspaper w/ Early Virginia Rpt.


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598211988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, Nov. 16, 1734 * Rare 18th century title * Early Virginia report The front page has a somewhat lengthy: "Humble Address of the Council in Assembly, to the Hon. William Gooch Esq., his Majesty's Lt.-Gov. of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia". This is followed by the governor's brief reply. Nice to have American content on the front page of such an early dated newspaper. Single sheet, 9 1/4 by 15 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:14

$47.00
177650

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595234698

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ORIGINAL LONDON POST OR, HEATHCOTE'S INTELLIGENCE, London, England, May 17, 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). A little light damp staining and a few tiny worm holes at the black margins, very displayable

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:31

$58.00
177564

Early & Rare 18th Century TRUE BRITON Singlesheet 1724 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392592942438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TRUE BRITON, London, Feb. 14, 1723-4 * Early 18th century The double date is due to the use of both the Julian & Gregorian calendars at the time. 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 "Advertisements". Complete as a single sheet, full red tax stamp to the back page, very nice, clean condition with wide, untrimmed margins.

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Ends January 17, 2020 07:34

$47.00
177309

Rare JONATHAN SWIFT as Editor of Early 18th Century THE EXAMINER 1713 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869841145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EXAMINER, London, June 26, 1713 * Rare 18th century publication This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), It promoted a Tory perspective on British politics, at a time when Queen Anne had replaced Whig ministers with Tories. Complete as a single sheet newspaper as was typical of the day, about 7 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:28

$56.00
176463

ORIGINS OF CHESS Strategy Checkered Board Game Mind Sport 1742 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392519695415

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1742 One of the articles within is titled: "The Origin of the Game of Chess from the French of M. Frevet" which includes nearly 2 pages and contains much detail (see photos for portions). The article begins: "In the beginning of the fifth century of the Christian era, there was in the Indies a very powerfull Prince..." and further on is: "...With this view, he invented the game of chess, where the King, although the most considerable of all the pieces, is both impotent to attack as well as defend himself against his enemies, with the assistance of his subjects and soldiers. The new game soon became famous, the King of the Indies heard of it and would learn it...shewing him the sk... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2019 09:46

$78.00
176242

Rare 1746 AMSTERDAM Netherlands Dutch in French Langauge 1746 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505001162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LES ETATS DE HOLLANDE [The States of Holland], Amsterdam, June 14, 1746 * Rare 18th century title * Nice masthead An interesting, little newspaper from this Dutch city, printed in French, featuring an engraving in the middle of the masthead. At the back is the: "Suite Des Nouvelles d' Amsterdam" which would seem to be a supplemental sheet. Measures 6 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, never-trimmed margins, 6 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:10

$35.00
175380

** Rare Early 18th Century LONDON England British Apollo 1708 Old Newspaper **


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776386092

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BRITISH APOLLO, OR CURIOUS AMUSEMENTS FOR THE INGENIOUS and subtitled: "To Which are Added the Most Material Occurrences Foreign and Domestick". Published in London, and "Perform'd by a Society of Gentlemen" as noted in the masthead, the date is June 18, 1708. * Uncommon Title * Short-lived newspaper This newspaper existed for less than 4 years. Readers were invited to send in questions on any subject whatsoever, and the editors would contrive to provide answers, which took most of the first half of each issue. The balance of the issue was devoted to poetry, snippets of news, announcements of new books, and various advertisements. An interesting & curious title for a newspaper, complete in 4 pages, measuring 12 1/... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:28

$34.00
173519

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH 1714 Old Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689351278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London, England, June 1, 1714 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings The front of the issue has a dateline Petersburg in which they were experienced such a sudden thaw that earlier in the day, they crossed the Nerva by carriages but by evening they crossed by boat. From Hague, "...the Court was under a great Consternation, because that Prince is the only Male Child of the Czar's Family... That it was expected every Moment, that the Hereditary Prince's Consort would rejoice the Czar, by bringing a young Prince into the World. Mean while, her Reckoning being some time ago elaps'd...So that Time alone can determine which of these different Sentiments of the Physicians is the best gro... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:20

$48.00
173107

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301258163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London, July 16, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings This is one of our favorite early newspapers as it is single sheet, small folio size, and has two great engravings in the masthead making it very nice for display (see images). The front page has various reports from throughout Europe while most of the back page is taken up with ads. Measures about 8 1/4 by 13 3/4 inches. Terrific condition. You will not be disappointed; a great price for a displayable issue over 300 years old.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:08

$33.00
172622

VERY Rare & Early AMERICAN Colonies Colonial Boston New England 1740 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372662074037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, "New England", April 10-17, 1740 * Earliest of American newspapers to be had This very rare title was the first successful newspaper in the colonies, having begun in 1704 and lasting until the British occupation of Boston in 1776. It was only preceded by "Public Occurrances Both Foreign and Domestick" which published just a single issue in 1690 before being suppressed & destroyed by the Royal Governor of Massachusetts Bay (the only surviving issue is in London). This issue is among the earliest American newspapers we have offered. Not surprisingly much of the news on the front page is from London & other parts of Europe, however there are reports datelined: "Philadelphia" and "New York"... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2019 15:00

$3,540.00
172553

Rare 1720 POST BOY London England OLD Newspaper w/ Masthead Engravings PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284722921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, December 31, 1720 * Nice masthead engravings One of my favorite 18th century newspapers with the two nice engravings in the masthead, plus the very decorative first letter in the text (see). Various European reports. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches, very nice, displayable condition.

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Ends May 26, 2019 08:44

$38.00
171699

BATTLE OF DETTINGEN War of the Austrian Succession w/ Diagram 1743 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263035978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1743 This issue includes a nice & quite detailed full page map headed: "Plan of the Battle of Dettingen, as Published by Authority" plus a full page key noting the various locations on the map. The Battle of Dettingen, part of the War of Austrian Succession, was a highly significant victory for the British Army, being the only time in modern history that a British force has been led into battle by a reigning monarch: King George II. There is a full page chart headed: "Grants in Q. Anne's Wars". Two full pages are taken up with a list of: "Ships Taken by the Spaniards since our last List". Over a full pg. is taken up with: "A Funeral Oration" from Boston, in New England, for th... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:12

$50.00
170479

BATTLE OF JENKINS' EAR James Oglethorpe vs. Spain Georgia Florida 1740 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392231030497

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1740 * Battle of Jenkins' Ear * James Oglethorpe * Georgia & Florida Near the back is a section headed: "Historical Chronicle" with news from England & other parts of Europe, plus a report datelined "Hampton Road, Virginia, July 24, 1740" which takes a full column telling of military affairs at St. Augustine, with mention of General Oglethorpe & others. Included is: "...The 27th the General summon'd the Spanish Governor to surrender, who sent him world, he should be glad to shake hands with him in his castle. This haughty answer was occasion'd from a dear bought victory..." with much more. This is considered part of the "War of Jenkin's Ear". Among the articles noted in... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:32

$60.00
170152

PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania Very Rare & Early 1736 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220633641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, Feb. 24, 1735/6 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare The double year reflects the two calendars in use at the time. My today's calendar the year is 1736. 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 1736. 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 m... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:52

$3,675.00
169869

18th Century FOLDOUT MAP of Toulan France - Germany - Netherlands 1747 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564703555

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1747 * Foldout map of France Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled in the cartouche: "FRANCE With Its Acquired Territories In Germany, and the Netherlands...". This map shows considerable detail including a close-up view of the harbor & town of Toulon. The map also shows the southern portion of England and just a bit of Corsica, Spain, and Ireland. This map folds out to measure 11 1/8 by 10 inches, some light toning, a bit of chipping at margins but nothing affected at or inside the border. Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Directions to Make Cyder Exceeding French Wine" "Recipe to Present Sea Sickness" "... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:36

$119.00
169702

Great AFRICA Geographer Thomas Jefferys 18th Century MAP 1748 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556580347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1748 Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice foldout map of "AFRICA", which shows considerable detail of the entire continent, at least as much as was known over 250 years ago. Included also is the Saudi Arabia peninsula, portions of present-day Iraq and Iran, as well as the very southern tips of Italy (including Sicily), Greece, and Spain. Madagascar & other islands in the area are shown as well. This map folds out to measure 11 by 10 inches & is in good condition. Interesting articles in this issue include: "Invention of Writing Music by Playing It" with two small illustrations; "Articles For a General Peace" "Introduction to Heraldry" with related plate; "A... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:32

$145.00
167846

Very Rare & Early Printer JOHN PETER ZENGER New York City 1734 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392157046411

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-YORK WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 21, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers to be had This is the very rare & early newspaper printed by John Peter Zenger who, just 8 months earlier was arrested for the critical comments he made in his newspaper about a decision made by the British Governor of New York, William Cosby. The result was a famous libel case in which Zenger was acquitted, the argument being that he had printed the truth and that truth is not libelous. It was--and still is--considered a landmark decision in establishing freedom of the press in America. Governor Cosby would soon order that copies of Zenger's "Journal" be: "...burned by the hands of the common hangman...". The front page begins with a lengthy... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:22

$5,850.00
167740

RareTreaty PEACE OF UTRECHT War of the Spanish Seccession Ending 1713 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372478217396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, May 16, 1713 * Peace of Utrecht - treaty * War of the Spanish Succession This issue begins with: "The TREATY of Peace Between his Most Christian Majesty and his Royal Highness of SAVOY, Concluded at Utrecht, April 11, 1713. This was one of the treaties of Utrecht. The Treaty of Utrecht was an historic agreement among various European powers, with France being the common party within the various agreements, concluded April 11,1713 at Utrecht in the Netherlands. It is part of the series of treaties which ended the War of the Spanish Succession. This treaty takes of of pages 1, 2 & a portion of page 3. British historian G. M. Trevelyan argues: "That Treaty, which ushered in the stable and charac... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2018 14:15

$265.00
166697

Rare SIEGE OF BRUSSELS War of the Austrian Succession w/ France 1746 News Sheet


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126611164

A four page news sheet rather than a typical newspaper. This rare item is headed: "JOURNAL Du Siege de la Ville de Bruxelles, par Les Armes de France." translating to: "Journal of the Siege of the City of Brussels, by the Arms of France." The text begins with the date: January 27, 1746. As a bit of history, Belgium ad been under Spanish rules from 1585 until early in the 1700's. It then was under Austrian rule under Maria Theresa. In 1744 the French invaded Belgium, defeating the English at Fontenoy on May 11, 1745, & took possession of Belgium for Louis XV of France. But it was restored to Maria Theresa by the treaty of Aix La Chapelle on Oct. 18, 1748. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, archivally rejoined at the spine, 6 1/4 by 7 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:46

$86.00
166293

Rare 18th Century EASTERN EUROPE MAP Ukraine Turkey & More 1739 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426688308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1739 * Foldout map of Eastern Europe * 18th century original Perhaps the best item in this issue is the very nice foldout map of Eastern Europe, showing what would seem to be portions of the Ukraine, Turkey, and the vicinity (see photos). This map measures 7 3/4 by 13 inches and is in very nice condition. This is only the second fold-out map offered in this title. Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Why the Popish Lords decline Taking the Oaths" "Daring Presumption of the Methodists" "A Further Account of the South Sea Company's Affairs" "Deplorable Case of a Widow Lady" and more. Near the back is the: "Historical Ch... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:26

$72.00
166240

18th Century MAP OF ITALY Tuscany Naples & More - COMETS w/ Print 1742 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417902139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1742 * 18th century map of Italy * Comets with diagram Perhaps the best item in this issue is the very nice full page: "Map of Italy" which shows the various borders of the states at that time, including Tuscany, Naples, Ecclesiastical State, Milan, Savoy, Venice, and more (see). Also included with the maps are Corsica, Sardinia, a portion of Sicily, as well as portions of France (including Provence), Germany, and Turkey. There are two articles on comets, with two engravings of them. Other items in this issue include: "The Art of Deciphering" which is on translating the Dutch language; and: "The Latin Language" "The Life of Peter Burman... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:41

$88.00
166170

RARE & Early 18th Century 1722 London England Old Newspaper w/ Great Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111772800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON JOURNAL, England, March 31, 1722 * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original One of the more decorative mastheads to be found, which includes a nice view of the skyline of London along with coat-of-arms insets in the upper corners. The first letter on the front page is extremely ornate as well (see). Filled with various news reports of the day including crime items. Complete in 6 pages, measures 8 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:42

$105.00
166168

Rare 18th Century BRITISH 1727 London England Newspaper w/ RED TAX STAMP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111772448

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MIST'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, Sept. 30, 1727 * Rare 18th century title * Partial red tax stamp A quite uncommon title containing a wide variety of news of the day A wealth of ad including five illustrated ads on the back page. Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the front page, 9 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, minor archival mend inside, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:41

$46.00
164975

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077828464

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 ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:20

$77.00
164887

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076100478

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 28, 1746 The ftpg. has a brief item relating to the Jacobite Rebellion (see). More on this on pg. 4 in a letter from Carlisle noting in part: "There are in this place 350 rebel prisoners & it is agreed that every 20th man of the common men shall take his trial...The Grand Jury have found 125 bills against the Rebel prisoners..." with more. The bkpg. also has a letter from Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, present-day Canada, followed by a letter from Newport, Rhode Island (see). Pages 2 & 3 are taken up with ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:18

$38.00
164878

German Language Publication Ornate Engraving Print 1706 Original from Germany


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355283083

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HISTORISCHE ANMERCSUNGEN, Germany, May 4, 1706 * Rare & early 18th century German periodical A very unusual periodical as most of the front page is taken up with a very intricately engraved print. This issue contains 8 pages and is in the German language, measuring 6 3/4 by 8 inches, some light damp staining near the margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:07

$68.00
164106

HMS VICTORY Royal Navy Ship w/ Sir John Balchen LOST at Sea 1744 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050146823

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! Certainly the most notable report in this 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.” The HMS Victory was a warship that had a crew of around 1,100 that died when it went underwater. The ... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:43

$52.00
163535

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392034763620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLYING-POST: OR, THE POSTS-MASTER, London, June 17, 1718 * 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, with the ftpg. having a short bit mentioning the "Pretender" of the Jacobite Rebellion fame. The back page has some reports concerning crime, one mentioning: "...try'd and convicted at the session of the Peace...for keeping a common house of Bawdry; and thereupon the said Phillis Ransford was sentenc'd to be whip'd at the Ca... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2018 15:04

$176.00
162294

Great WEST INDIES Southeast U.S. Carribbean RARE 18th Century 1740 Foldout MAP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392003347483

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1740 * Early and rare 18th century map * West Indies & Southeast America Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "An Accurate Map of the WEST INDIES, Exhibiting not only all the Islands possessed by the English, French, Spaniards, & Dutch, but also all the Towns and Settlements on the Continent of America adjacent thereto." This map shows all of the Caribbean Islands plus the northern portions of South America, Central America, and much of the Southern & Southeast portions of the United States, including the Chesapeake Bay down to Florida (a very distorted interpretation) and west to Louisiana and Tex... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:45

$520.00
161578

Rare & Early BRITISH 18th Century Weekly June 17, 1741 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372231066102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON & COUNTRY JOURNAL: WITH THE HISTORY OF THE OLD & NEW TESTAMENT, London, June 17, 1741 * Rare 18th century title A very nice newspaper and quite uncommon, with the ftpg. having reports from elsewhere in Europe & pgs. 2 & 3 taken up with reports from London. This is perhaps the first time we've offered this title. Four pages, 7 3/4 by 9 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:15

$56.00
160955

Rare Short Lived 18th Century STAFFORDSHIRE London England 1737 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211690508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WARWICK & STAFFORDSHIRE JOURNAL WITH THE HISTORY OF THE HOLY BIBLE, London, March 30, 1737 * Early 18th century * Rare title This is a title I have never seen before prior to acquiring 8 or 9 issues and is quite rare as such, not to mention an early date. Records show this title only lasted from late 1737 to mid-1739. Pages 2 and 3 are entirely taken up with various reports from "London". A four page newspaper measuring 8 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches. The tax stamp which was on this issue was cut off causing loss to the lower right corner of the front leaf only, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends March 04, 2018 07:37

$42.00
160014

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949368647

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 January 21, 2018 07:33

$59.00
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
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
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