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178497

EARLY Rare 17th Century 351 Years Old Post Great Plague Era RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372926269353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 13, 1669 * 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 a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for fra... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:40

$52.00
178412

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON 1st President & General DEATH 1799 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649317152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FARMERS' MUSEUM OR LAY PREACHER'S GAZETTE, Walpole, New Hampshire, Dec. 30, 1799 * George Washington death (1st report) * Historic & Highly sought item Reports on the death of Washington remain among the more desired, and scarce, newspapers of the post-Revolutionary War era. Rarely have we been able to offer a first report: this is one. Page 3 has a report taking over half a column with a black border at the top which begins: "On Wednesday last, we received the melancholy intelligence of the sudden death of our much beloved, and universally lamented fellow citizen, General George Washington. The circumstances of a similar report being current during the last year which proved unfounded, kept the spark, of hope that t... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:32

$1,150.00
178411

King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND London Gazette DEATH Close 1684 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372923663768

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 5, 1684 (note that by today's calendar the year would be 1685) * Charles II of England death close The top of the front page, set in larger-than-normal italic type, is a very timely and significant report on the ill health of the King. Indeed, he would die the day after the publication of this issue, February 6, which would be reported in the next issue of the London Gazette. The full text of the report is shown in the photo below, portions including: "The Lords of His Majesty's most Honorable Privy Council have thought fit...to make known that his Majesty, upon Monday morning last, was seized with a violent Fit that gave great cause to fear the issue of it...and that He will in a f... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:31

$225.00
178406

3 Rare 1692 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE British Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372923662144

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, June 21, July 5, Dec. 20, 1692 * Rare 17th century title * Lot of 3 issues This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 320 years old. These newspapers were done in question/answer format. These newspapers were published at a time when there weren't any newspapers in all of the American colonies. Single sheet newspapers printed on both sides (typical for the period), measuring about 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. Some light foxing, more so along the margins, generally nice.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:29

$110.00
178403

JOHN JAY Letter re. British Confiscation of American Ships 1794 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649308501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 1, 1794 * John Jay letter * Conflicts at sea Most of the first column is taken up with a letter signed in type by: John Jay, such letters rarely found in period newspaper. It concerns the problem with British impressment of American sailors and the seizure of ships. Various news of the day inside. Four pages, light damp staining, generally good condition.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:27

$46.00
178401

Very Early CALIFORNIA MENTION w/ 18th Century Gold Discoveries 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392649305408

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MIDDLESEX JOURNAL: OR, CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, November 26, 1771 * Very early use of the word "California" A page 3 report from "Madrid" says: "The riches discovered at Senora, in new Andalusia, on the Coast of California, in South America, are immense. One gold mine has been discovered within 14 leagues of the Presidency del Altar where from 14 pits at a depth of only two feet, with very little labor, vast quantities of grains of gold have been found. Two other mines, equally rich, are discover in its neighbourhood." Four pages, in nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:26

$45.00
178371

Very RARE Early French & Indian War Era ANNAPOLIS MD Maryland 1755 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921426698

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MARYLAND GAZETTE, Annapolis, May 1, 1755 * Very rare & early American title Not only is this a "Southern" title, but also an issue from the French & Indian War. While most of the news items are European reports, page 2 has a bit of war-related content in a letter from Pennsylvania noting: "We are like to have hot work with the French next summer, for their camp is but 250 miles from the city of Philadelphia, so that probably my future letters may furnish you with this history of a bloody campaign...The French will soon be so strongly fortified on the Ohio that no force can lead to that country will be able, perhaps, to dislodge them. A trifle of men & money wold have dislodged them when they first settled at Crow... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:43

$2,650.00
178363

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Edinburgh SCOTLAND 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921424481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Sept. 1, 1780 * American Revolutionary War * General George Washington * Captain James Cook Inside includes: "...letter from Sir Henry Clinton...very full...& explicit on our affairs in America...account of Sir Henry's several times reconnoitering Washington's lines & he has given it as his opinion they are so strong & judiciously formed that unless he alters his position it would be hazardous to attack them. He has tried several manoeuvres to draw Washington out but all without effect...the grand American army has never made an attempt to act in any other than on the defensive." Another page has nearly a column of news from America, including a bit noting: "...that the rebels in ... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:40

$57.00
178354

Rare GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Bubonic Plague Era 1666 London England Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921416350

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 28, 1666 (actually 1667 by today's calendar) * The Great London Fire It is very rare to find any period mention of the great London Fire of 1666 in newspapers of the day, certainly one reason being the dearth of publications in print at that time--very few beyond the London Gazette. The back page of this single sheet newspaper includes: "If any person have found any books or writings belonging to Arthur Tevor Esq. deceased, or to John Trevor, Esq; (lost in the removal in the late dreadful Fire) Let them give notice thereof to..." and further on is: "We are ordered to give notice that although the Herals Office, wherein the descents and Arms of the Nobility and Gentry of England were... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:33

$520.00
178339

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD EDITION England Gazette 1665 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921053428

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 4, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. This is issue number 15. The front pag... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:42

$1,350.00
178338

SIEGE OF CHARLESTON Surrender to British & Henry Clinton 1780 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921053162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 8, 1780 * Siege of Charleston, South Carolina * Surrender to British - Sir Henry Clinton * American Revolutionary War Page 2 has an address: "To the King's Most Excellent Majesty" with praise for: "...the late successes of your Majesty's arms..." in America. Also expressing: "...indignation..." towards France which has: "...basely encouraged & strengthened America in her ungrateful and unparalleled Rebellion..." with more. Then, with an introductory prefaced signed by: H. Clinton, is: "Hand Bill Issued After the Surrender of Charles Town [Charleston]". Then two Proclamations by Henry Clinton dated at South Carolina, concerning the British occupation of the city, etc. Then there i... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:42

$139.00
178332

JOHN ADAMS Ulster County Address & Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Worcester Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646326009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 10, 1798 * President John Adams * Ulster County, New York Page 2 has and: "Address" prefaced with: "Among the numerous addresses presented to the President few, if any, have been better expressed than the following." signed: James Oliver. This is followed by the President's reply signed: John Adams. Four pages, minor loss at spine does not affect noted content, good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 07:39

$48.00
178287

Early & Rare 1776 North AMERICAN Revolutionary War Era Atlantic Coast & more MAP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916560878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: "A Map of the Present Seat of War in North America" A very nice map which records show appeared in the "Westminster Magazine", London, the August, 1776 issue. The map measures 8 by 10 inches and shows from Northern Florida to Newfoundland and west to the Missouri River. A very detailed map from during the midst of the Revolutionary War. Bit close-trimmed at the bottom margin affects just the border. Generally in very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:24

$290.00
178284

NEW YORK CITY British Captured Revolutionary War GENERAL HOWE 1776 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916558301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, Nov. 5, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * New York City captured * General William Howe This is a very significant issue, as most of the front page is taken up with reports on the historic capture of New York City by the British, beginning with the report from the noted: "London Gazette Extraordinary" issue of Nov. 4 which includes the lengthy & detailed report from General William Howe on his success in the capture of the city. His report is datelined "Head Quarters York Island, Sept. 21, 1776" and begins: "I have the satisfaction to inform your lordship of his majesty's troops being in possession of the city of New York. Upon the rebels abandoning their lines at Brooklyn..." followed... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:23

$325.00
178283

Historic Rare GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Election Elected WIN 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916555779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 21, 1789 * George Washington's presidential election victory An inside page has a very historic report, noting the election of George Washington as the very first President of the United States. The full report can be seen in the photos, however portions include: "A letter from New York...says, 'That the Federal Congress was convened...was found that George Washington, Esq. was unanimously elected President, and John Adams, Esq. with very few dissidents, Vice President of the United States. These appointments...had diffused the most universal transports of joy, & that the immediate adoption of such measures as should secure unanimity at home & respectability abroad, was expected..." ... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:22

$385.00
178282

GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address Congress Response 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916554193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 30, 1795 * President George Washington reply * State of the Union Address response The ftpg. has: "Congressional Summary - Congress of the United States" with prefacing remarks noting: "...members of the House...waited on the President of the United States at his own house, where the Speaker delivered the following 'ADDRESS' In answer to The President's Speech to both Houses..." which was Washington's state-of-the-union address. Following this is: "To which the President made the following reply:..." which is signed in type: Go. Washington. Four pages, minor foxing, a few small margin tears.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:21

$78.00
178272

Rare GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Medieval City Conflagration 1666 England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641603139

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 4, 1666 * The Great London Fire period coverage * Among the earliest newspapers to be had One of the greatest calamities and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666. Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspapers publishing in 1666 was extremely small, this title certainly being the most significant. Page 2 contains a brief report with a "Westminster" dateline of September 28, noting: "This day the House of Commons, reassuming the debate touching the City of London, resolved that the humble Thanks of the House should be given his Majesty for his great care a... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:17

$535.00
178266

340 Years Old Very Early RARE 1679 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641588206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, May 2, 1679 * Newspaper from the 17th century * Rare variant title An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popish Courant" with the same date. The double date is due to the use of two calendars at the time. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:11

$59.00
178265

Early America & Caribbean 18TH CENTURY London England 1767 British UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641587388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 26, 1767 * Early America Page 2 has most of a column headed: "America" with reports from the Caribbean and Charleston, the later noting a request for repeal of an Act of Parliament restraining the emission of paper currency in America. Other items. Another page has a rare illustration, seldom found in such early issues, of a discovery in a digging in Dorsetshire, being an urn with another print of the pattern on it (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:11

$26.00
178236

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915332716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 February 15, 2020 15:19

$99.00
178234

Rare 18th Century COLONIAL NEW YORK Short Lived Publication 1753 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915331757

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, April 26, 1753 * Rare Colonial New York original * Short lived title This rare newspaper lasted for less than one year, publishing but 52 issues. Primarily moral and political essays, it gave offense to men in power and was "suppressed by authorities", as Brigham relates. This issue has several random themes, with a page 2 paragraph beginning; "The love of Liberty is natural to our species & an affection for posterity, interwoven with the human frame...Do you not then think yourselves free? Our laws, our Assemblies, the guardianship of our Mother Country, the mildest & the best of Kings do they not convince you that hitherto you know not what is servitude?...". A fine opportun... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:18

$235.00
178228

REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ Gen. George Washington Enemy LONDON England 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915328824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 13, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * George Washington & Quebec The ftpg. has an item: "...letter from Philadelphia...says that as soon as a reconciliation takes place between them and the Mother Country, the Congress intend to publish a proclamation ordering all their people home who are in the service of France, Spain, or any of the enemies of Great Britain..." and also: "...letters from Quebec speak of the state of that garrison as being in perfect security...correspondence had been detected...with some leading rebels in New England...that an attack was designed to be made in the spring by Washington and the French forces...". Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice c... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:15

$42.00
178164

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392637450911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Dec. 7, 1767 (currently spelled Gloucester) Page 3 has news headed: "America" with datelines from Boston, New York & Philadelphia. Page 2 has half a column taken up with an: "Extract of a Letter, Dated Newport, Rhode Island....gives this Melancholy Account of the Loss of the Brig Dolphin, Capt. John Malbone". Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:12

$30.00
178076

CONQUEST OF 1760 Seven Years' War French & Quebec Canada 1760 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630514501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 2, 1760 * Conquest of 1760 * Seven Years' War Inside has a report beginning: "The very hazardous endeavours lately made by the French in order, first, to recover Quebeck, and, secondly, to support themselves in their present poor footing in Canada, plainly shew how very important they consider those possession to be to them..." with a bit more. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:04

$28.00
178074

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE is Read to Army & Patrick Henry Letter1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630510294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 26, 1776 * Declaration of Independence is read * Patrick Henry letter - Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) This issue has all of pages 1 & 2 taken up with American war reports, beginning with: "Advices From America" which includes a report datelined from New York, July 15 concerning a letter to be delivered to Washington, plus a dateline of "Philadelphia : In Congress, July 19" beginning: "Resolved, that general Washington, in refusing to receive a letter said to be sent from Lord Howe addressed to George Washington, acted with a dignity becoming his station & therefore this congress do highly approve the same..." and more, signed in type: John Hancock, President. This is... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:03

$235.00
178073

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND & Riding the Rail Torture 1776 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906570316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 10, 1776 * Battle of Long Island * American Revolutionary War * Riding the Rail torture Page 3 has a nearly half column letter from Chamblee with reports on events in the Crown Point & Lake Champlain vicinity (see photos). An inside pg. has reports concerning the British in New York, including: "...that they had done their utmost endeavours with the Congress to bring about a reconciliation but in vain, & therefore they were preparing to attack New York...that the army was then preparing for action but that it would take up many days before they could begin...no time would be lost in proceeding upon the operations of the campaign..." with a bit more. But by far the most historic re... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:03

$162.00
178072

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA w/ War of the Regulation NC Regulators 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630507168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 27, 1771 * Rare Colonial Pennsylvania title * North Carolina regulators * Great masthead for display This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper. Page 2 has a report from Wilmington, North Carolina noting: "In consequence of intelligence of the Regulators being beat, the inhabitants of this town & neighbourhood, assembled themselves together...to embody a company of men to assist his Excellency the Governor against the Regulators, and for defraying the expenses..." and also an agreement: "Whereas the people who style themselves Regulators, have daringly presumed to giv... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:02

$220.00
178067

ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Rye House Plot Advertisement 1683 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906566394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 20, 1683 * Charles II of England - Algernon Sidney execution * Assassination plot book advertisement The reverse has an advertisement for the printing of a book about Algernon Sydney, the famous English politician and political theorist, and opponent of absolute monarchies. Sydney ultimately became involved in a plot to assassinate King Charles II. He was later indicted for treason, found guilty and executed. The ad begins: "The Arraignment, Tryal and Condemnation of Algernon Sidney, Esq. for High-Treason for conspiring the death of the King & intending to raise rebellion in this Kingdom..." with a bit more. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nic... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:00

$39.00
178065

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906564860

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NOUVELLES, Paris, France, December 28, 1641 * Earliest newspaper in your collection? The heading roughly translates to: "Ordinary News"." This issue predates the earliest English language newspaper we have in our inventory. It was the "sister" publication of the "Gazette", the very first regular newspaper published in France, started in 1631 by Théophraste Renaudot but with influential backing by the powerful Cardinal de Richelieu. The first letter of the title and the text are very ornate. All text is in French. Four pages, 6 by 9 inches, small worm hole at right, blank margin, nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 08:58

$270.00
178057

EARLY Rare 17th Century 342 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1677 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630482933

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 8, 1677 * 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 February 08, 2020 08:51

$47.00
178056

340 Years Old Very Early RARE 1679 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630482220

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, May 23, 1679 * Newspaper from the 17th century * Rare variant title An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popish Courant" with the same date. The double date is due to the use of two calendars at the time. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 08:50

$59.00
177991

Great AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia Pennsylvania PA 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626919550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 11, 1775 * American Revolutionary War at the beginning * Pennamite-Yankee War - Wyoming Valley * General George Washington bounty Most of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document concerning the Pennamite-Yankee War, an intermittent conflict between settlers from Connecticut, who claimed the land along the North Branch of the Susquehanna River in the present Wyoming Valley, and settlers from Pennsylvania, who claimed the same lands). This report carries over to the bkpg. Page 2 has a fascinating letter from an officer of the British army stationed in Boston, in which he criticizes the British efforts in America. Bits include: "...even at that time irksome & disagr... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:55

$600.00
177990

BATTLE OF THE CEDARS Canada Revolutionary War w/ John Hancock 1776 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903797170

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 27, 1776 * Battle of the Cedars * Invasion of Canada campaign * John Hancock & George Washington This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. Note that this issue is just the second published since it printed the Declaration of Independence in the July 13 issue. Pages 2 & 3 have much content concerning the Revolutionary War including an item from Williamsburg which begins: "The heavy cannonade from our lines in Gloucester...obliged Lord Dunmore to withdraw his troops & shipping from Gwyn's island..." with more. An item from Hartford note: "Last week ab... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:54

$720.00
177989

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War w/ Battle of Bennington 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903797089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 14, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Battle of Bennington & much more This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Page 2 has a great account of the Battle of Bennington, being a nearly half page letter signed in type by the losing commander of the British forces: J. Burgoyne. See the photos for the details. The letter has near the end: "...This, my Lord, is the true state of the event. I have not dwelt u... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:54

$545.00
177976

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1730 London Gazette 289 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900915403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 28, 1730 * 18th Century original * Over 290 years old This newspaper is 289 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, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:37

$25.00
177975

EARLY Rare 17th Century 322 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1699 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622106911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 9, 1697 * 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 February 03, 2020 12:36

$37.00
178488

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392652911257

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, March 28, 1780 * Rare Revolutionary War era title Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, including military reports. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 14:06

$27.99
178486

3 Rare 1694 ATHENIAN MERCURY 17th Century London COFFEEHOUSE British Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 392652903014

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Feb. 27, Dec. 1 & 4, 1694 * Rare 17th century title * Lot of 3 issues This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 320 years old. These newspapers were done in question/answer format. These newspapers were published at a time when there weren't any newspapers in all of the American colonies. Single sheet newspapers printed on both sides (typical for the period), measuring about 7 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches. One issue has some light damp staining, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:57

$94.99
178481

Rare 17th Century EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS 1635 Paris FRANCE French Old Periodical


eBay Auction Item # 392652494330

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE, Paris, France, December 22, 1635 * Earliest newspaper in your collection? This title was the very first regular newspaper published in France, started in 1631 by Théophraste Renaudot but with influential backing by the powerful Cardinal de Richelieu. All the text is in French with the first letter in the title containing embellishments (see). An ornate letter begins the first paragraph on the front page. Four pages, 8 5/8 by 6 1/4 inches, in great condition. One of the earliest dated newspapers to be found.

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Ends January 31, 2020 08:11

$399.99
178480

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1777 Old American Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392652485976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 22, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title from America The front page is taken up with some legal issues concerning the governance of Philadelphia. Page 2 has an item from the Congress of New York concerning: "...divers persons...for notorious disaffection to the liberties of America & other sufficient causes, been sent into some or one of the neighbouring states...this Convention is at all times desirous of restoring to society all those members who have not by their crimes rendered themselves unworthy..." with more (see). This is followed by another item from Fishkill which similarly is concerning "...persons who have...disaffection to the liberties of America..." (s... See More  

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Ends January 31, 2020 08:05

$299.99
178478

Rare & Early SOUTHERN AMERICA Florida Gulf Coast & West Indies MAP 1762 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392652465692

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1762 * Very early Southern America map w/ West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this early magazine is the terrific & very displayable foldout map titled: "An Accurate Map of the West Indies with the Adjacent Coast" as noted in the ornate cartouche. This map shows much of present-day Georgia & Florida to present-day Texas, with all of Central America and all of the Caribbean Ocean, plus northern South America. It includes the many islands of the Caribbean, each labeled, and is in uncommonly terrific condition. The map measures 8 by 11 3/4 inches. (map is held separately in its own acid-free partial folder). You also get the complete 48 page issue which contains a wide ... See More  

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Ends January 31, 2020 07:54

$399.99
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
178441

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York William Howe Revolutionary War MAP 1776 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392650891233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE SUPPLEMENT, London, for the year 1776 * Battle of Long Island w/ map * American Revolutionary War * General William Howe victory A very nice "Supplement" issue to this popular magazine from during the Revolutionary War. This 28 page magazine features a great & lengthy account of the Battle of New York signed in type by: W. Howe which takes over 4 pages, only a few portions of which are shown in the photos. Included is the list of soldiers killed, wounded & missing in the battle and the ordinance & stores taken, taking close to 2 pages as well. But certainly the prime piece in this issue, very much related to the New York battle report, is the great foldout map titled: "Map Of the Progress of H... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2020 08:11

$449.99
178439

EARLY 17th Century 351 Years Old London Gazette w/ JEWS Jewish 1669 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392650877337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 22, 1669 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers The front page has a report from Constantinople noting: "The Jews of this place are much afflicted for the loss of their brethren and goods taken by the Barbary corsairs, and despair of reparation, being since informed that the ship was foundred [sic] in the sea and perished with all its lading." (see). Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 inches, very nice condition. This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing today.

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Ends January 30, 2020 07:57

$79.99
178374

1669 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 351 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 372921503447

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 21, 1669 * 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 a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & di... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 15:50

$39.99
178343

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK South Seas So. Pacific 1st Voyage HMS Endeavour 1771 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392646362473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1771 * HMS Endeavour - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * 1st voyage of South Pacific The prime content is likely an article reviewing a book titled: "A Journal of a Voyage round the World in his Majesty's Ship Endeavour in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771..." which takes over 2 1/2 pages on Capt. James Cook's exploration of the South Seas (see photos for portions). Terrific reading. Among the many other articles noted in the table of contents are: "Particulars of the Seizure & Deliverance of the King of Poland" "Translation of Mr. Huet's Journey to Stockholm" "Critical Remarks on Some Passages of Voltaire" "Curious Antiquities in Scotland Described" "Dr. Percival on Ul... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:26

$89.99
178342

Historic President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address 1793 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372921118837

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1793 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a very historic document being Washington's annual state-of-the-union address for 1793, which was the first year of his second term of office. It has a banner heading: "The Following Speech of the President of the American Congress, December 3, 1793, is of too Much Importance in the Annals of Politicks to be Omitted in our Repository of Memorable Events", so it is printed in this issue in full, taking over 2 pages and signed in type at its conclusion: George Washington. (see photos for portions) Of curious interest is wha... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:22

$69.99
178341

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Farewell Address Orders to Army Troops 1783 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392646357623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August & September, 1783 * General George Washington * Farewell address to Continental Army A 2 issue set. The August issue has a section headed: "Authentic Papers Relative to American Affairs" includes reference to learning of the Treaty of Peace ending the Revolutionary War, and also includes a "Resolve" from Congress concerning the mutinous soldiers in Washington's army, along with Washington's reply. This is followed by "A Proclamation" from Congress which begins in part: "Whereas a body of armed soldiers in the service of the United States...having mutinously renounced their obedience to their officers..." with more (see for portions). This is followed by the first portion of G... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:17

$199.99
178340

Early MASON-DIXON LINE Creation re. Pennsylvania & Maryland Region 1769 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372921115297

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, for the year 1769 * Mason and Dixon Line creation This is the "supplement" issue provided at the end of the year containing various articles much like the regular issues but containing fewer pages. It has just a one-third page masthead and also includes the table of contents on the front page. Articles include an: "Accurate List of the Knights, Burgesses, & Citizens returned to serve in the present Parliament" & "Further Reflections on Mess. Mason's and Dixon's Measure of a Degree of Latitude in North America", they of the Mason-Dixon Line fame, & which is a continuation of a lengthier article--and map--which is in the December issue. Other articles as well. No plates... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:12

$24.99
177854

NON-IMPORTATION AGRREMENT American Colonies Agreeing re. Goods 1768 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892634175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, June 6, 1768 (currently spelled Gloucester) Page 2 has reports headed: "America" beginning: "Most of the merchants & importers of goods have already subscribed a voluntary engagement to each other that they will not sell on their own accounts or on commissions, nor buy or sell for any person whomsoever, any goods...which shall be shipped from Great Britain after the first day of October next until the act of Parliament imposing duties on paper, glass, etc. be repealed..." with more. Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:52

$57.00
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