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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
164946

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Jamaica rpt. 1720 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077813820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Sept. 3, 1720 * Rare title A very handsome newspaper with 3 very ornate engravings near the top of the front page. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a report of the governor of Jamaica to the political Assembly of the island (see for portions). Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/4 by 14 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:37

$52.00
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
164880

(4) Rare TREATY OF UTRECHT War of the Spanish Seccession Peace 1713 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355285712

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, a four issue lot with dates of June 4, 6, 9, & 13, 1713 This four-issue set contains the entire Treaty between France and Portugal, which was conducted at Utrecht (see images for details). Background: 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. British historian G. M. Trevelyan argues: "That Treaty, which ushered in the stable and characteristic period of eighteenth-century civilization, marked the end of danger to Europe from the old ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:10

$455.00
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
164823

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372347569153

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, Feb. 19, 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: "From my House in St. James Square". 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 July 25, 2018 15:25

$44.00
165072

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette Over 285 YEARS OLD


eBay Auction Item # 392080670235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 30, 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 singlesheet issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends July 17, 2018 14:17

$19.99
165070

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON England w/ Red Tax Stamp 1746 British Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392080501158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY GAZETTEER: OR LONDON ADVERTISER, London, July 14, 1746 * Rare 18th century title An early & somewhat uncommon single sheet newspaper of small folio size. The front page has various news from London & elsewhere in Europe, including military items. The back page is mostly taken up with advertisements. Nice red tax stamp on the front page. Complete as a single sheet, 10 by 15 3/4 inches, the margins appears to have been trimmed but not close to any text, nice condition.

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Ends July 17, 2018 09:06

$29.99
164388

BATTLE OF FONTENOY War of the Austrian Succession - France Victory 1745 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326993674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1745 There is a half page headed: "Plantation News" with reports from Boston, New York, and Jamaica. The New York report notes offer of a reward: "...to all privateers who shall take or destroy any enemy's privateer on their coast between Cape Henlopen and the east end of Long Island...". Among many articles in this issue are: "Ships Taken by the Spaniards & French" which takes nearly two pages and has mention of action off the coast of America; "On the late Battle at Fontenoy" "Bravery of the Duke of Cumberland at Tournay" "Of the Victory Obtained by the Prussians in Silesia" "Mr. Yate's Theory of Comets Overturn'd" "A Farther Account of t... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:30

$42.00
164207

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Early America 1720 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054199405

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, Jan. 3, 1720 * Rare title The top of the bkpg. has news on ship arrivals & departures including: "...and the Anne Galley, both from Virginia; the Mary from Jamaica; and the Lawrence from New-England." Also a report: "Thomas Tickell Esq., is appointed Secretary of Virginia, in the room of William Cock Esq., deceas'd." Single sheet, nice red tax stamp on the bkpg., three handsome engravings on the ftpg., great condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:21

$49.00
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
164098

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313907656

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TRUE BRITON, London, Sept. 30, 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. Half of the back page includes various "Advertisements". Complete as a single sheet, wide margins, various dirtiness to the ftpg., partial red tax stamp to the bkpg.partial red tax stamp on the back page very nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:32

$39.00
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
163496

Naval BATTLE OF MALAGA Spain War of the Spanish Succession 1704 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372294414602

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, Sept. 18, 1704 * War of the Spanish Succession The entire ftpg. is taken up with details concerning the Battle of Malaga, (see hyperlink) one of the largest naval battles of the 18th century, fought over possession of Gibraltar. Included is a detailed chart: "A List of Officers and Men Slain and Wounded in the Battel, August 13, 1704". Four pages, 7 1/4 by 12 inches, good condition.

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Ends June 01, 2018 15:14

$67.00
163248

Rare POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Peace with France 1710 Duo Word Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024452566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, England, Jan. 26, 1709-10 * Rare title * Peace treaty The entire single sheet issue, both sides, are taken up with the peace between England and France, with a banner introductory paragraph reading in part: "Having receiv'd by the last foreign mails an authentick copy of the Project of Peace lately form'd by the Court of France, to deceive the High Allies...but the original French (which is look'd upon to be cunningly worded) will be very curious to such of our Readers as understand that language..." and what followed is the text of the document, the left column in French and the right column in English (see for portions). A significant issue in European history. M... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:36

$144.00
162698

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Early America 1720 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012741120

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, Nov. 29, 1720 * Rare title The ftpg. has a letter mentioning in part: "...an English merchant in Alicant, to have a ship named the Mary admitted into that port because coming from New England with a lading of cod fish, she could not be suspected of the Plague..." with more on this. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/2 by 14 1/4 inches with 2 handsome engravings in the masthead, great condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:28

$57.00
162493

Great MASTHEAD Engraving Very RARE 18th Century London England 1722 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256532496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ORIGINAL LONDON POST OR, HEATHCOTE'S INTELLIGENCE, London, England, Nov. 2, 1722 * 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 damp staining and small worm holes at the bottom margin... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2018 15:34

$52.00
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
162290

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392003344382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 9, 1718 * Early 18th century This issue is 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 in 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 L... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:40

$30.00
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
161468

Rare 18th Century EXAMINER Editor Jonathan Swift - Queen Anne Era 1713 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372228288028

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EXAMINER, London, May 25, 1713 This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), and was created by the Tories to counter the press of the Whig government. Single sheet, 8 by 13 inches, text is a bit lopsided, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 22, 2018 14:37

$47.00
161215

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980064123

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, 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 March 14, 2018 16:31

$99.00
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
160933

Rare 18th Century EDINBURGH SCOTLAND Body Snatcher to be Whipped 1739 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211102110

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, April 10, 1739 * Rare 18th century title * Grave robber sentenced Page 3 has an item: "Yesterday the magistrates past sentence on the fellow, who was last week convicted of raising the dead bodies, & condemned him to be publickly whipt on the 20th inst. by the hands of the common hangman...". Four pages, 8 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches, nice full red tax stamp on the ftpg., wide never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:03

$53.00
160489

SIEGE OF LILLE War of the Spanish Succession in France 1708 BROADSIDE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372197407580

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Here is a very rare broadside on the siege of Lisle (or Lille) in 1708, with the heading reading: "Earlly this Morning Came in a Mail from Holland, which brought the following Advices." above which would be the dateline, reading "Whitehall, September 25, 1708" however over half of this is trimmed off (see). This was a pivotal battle in the 1708 campaign of the War of Spanish Succession. Verifying the date is the issue of "The London Gazette" dated September 23 - 27, 1708 which was attached to this broadside and is offered separately. It was typical that such "extra" editions were published between the dates of the regular editions. Both the newspaper and the broadside have datelined reports afte... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:02

$165.00
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
159984

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171540071

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 January 19, 2018 15:43

$39.00
159955

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948552416

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 January 19, 2018 14:41

$82.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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