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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


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

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